Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2007 - Women in the Church, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7606125.208650
2) State (STATE)
3) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast16521.8
2) Midwest18724.7
3) South25934.2
4) West14719.4
Missing2 
TOTAL758100.0
4) If you are specialized clergy and do not attend the same congregation regularly, check here and skip over questions that ask about your congregation. (SPCLERGY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70292.4
1) Checked587.6
TOTAL760100.0
5) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Elder (Q1AELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable40.5
3) Not comfortable30.4
4) Somewhat comfortable91.2
5) Comfortable152.1
6) Mostly comfortable7810.7
7) Very comfortable61284.0
8) Don't know/not applicable81.1
Missing31 
TOTAL729100.0
6) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Deacon (Q1BDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable10.1
3) Not comfortable20.3
4) Somewhat comfortable40.6
5) Comfortable50.7
6) Mostly comfortable395.4
7) Very comfortable58380.3
8) Don't know/not applicable9212.7
Missing34 
TOTAL726100.0
7) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Liturgist during worship (Q1CLITUR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable20.3
3) Not comfortable10.1
4) Somewhat comfortable60.8
5) Comfortable172.3
6) Mostly comfortable679.2
7) Very comfortable62084.9
8) Don't know/not applicable172.3
Missing30 
TOTAL730100.0
8) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Sunday school teacher (Q1DTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable10.1
3) Not comfortable10.1
4) Somewhat comfortable30.4
5) Comfortable30.4
6) Mostly comfortable273.7
7) Very comfortable68694.1
8) Don't know/not applicable81.1
Missing31 
TOTAL729100.0
9) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Clerk of session (Q1ECLERK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable20.3
2) Not very comfortable40.6
3) Not comfortable20.3
4) Somewhat comfortable50.7
5) Comfortable131.8
6) Mostly comfortable466.3
7) Very comfortable63487.2
8) Don't know/not applicable212.9
Missing33 
TOTAL727100.0
10) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Committee chair (Q1FCHAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable10.1
2) Not very comfortable10.1
4) Somewhat comfortable50.7
5) Comfortable131.8
6) Mostly comfortable557.6
7) Very comfortable64388.6
8) Don't know/not applicable81.1
Missing34 
TOTAL726100.0
11) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Christian educator (Q1GEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable20.3
3) Not comfortable10.1
4) Somewhat comfortable30.4
5) Comfortable40.5
6) Mostly comfortable375.1
7) Very comfortable64288.2
8) Don't know/not applicable395.4
Missing32 
TOTAL728100.0
12) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Guest preacher (Q1HGUEST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable10.1
2) Not very comfortable60.8
3) Not comfortable101.4
4) Somewhat comfortable253.4
5) Comfortable527.2
6) Mostly comfortable8111.1
7) Very comfortable53773.9
8) Don't know/not applicable152.1
Missing33 
TOTAL727100.0
13) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Pastor, in general (Q1IPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable60.8
2) Not very comfortable162.2
3) Not comfortable111.5
4) Somewhat comfortable446.1
5) Comfortable598.1
6) Mostly comfortable12016.6
7) Very comfortable41557.2
8) Don't know/not applicable547.4
Missing35 
TOTAL725100.0
14) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Head of staff (head pastor) in a congregation with more than one pastor (Q1JHOS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable152.1
2) Not very comfortable202.8
3) Not comfortable324.5
4) Somewhat comfortable476.6
5) Comfortable567.9
6) Mostly comfortable7911.1
7) Very comfortable23232.5
8) Don't know/not applicable23232.5
Missing47 
TOTAL713100.0
15) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Elder (Q2AELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable30.4
2) Not very comfortable81.1
3) Not comfortable91.3
4) Somewhat comfortable223.1
5) Comfortable263.6
6) Mostly comfortable659.1
7) Very comfortable35950.4
8) Don't know/not applicable22131.0
Missing47 
TOTAL713100.0
16) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Deacon (Q2BDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable30.4
2) Not very comfortable50.7
3) Not comfortable40.6
4) Somewhat comfortable121.7
5) Comfortable192.6
6) Mostly comfortable456.3
7) Very comfortable36650.8
8) Don't know/not applicable26636.9
Missing40 
TOTAL720100.0
17) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Liturgist during worship (Q2CLITUR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable30.4
2) Not very comfortable50.7
3) Not comfortable50.7
4) Somewhat comfortable243.3
5) Comfortable263.6
6) Mostly comfortable557.6
7) Very comfortable39354.6
8) Don't know/not applicable20929.0
Missing40 
TOTAL720100.0
18) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Sunday school teacher (Q2DTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable20.3
2) Not very comfortable50.7
3) Not comfortable71.0
4) Somewhat comfortable121.7
5) Comfortable212.9
6) Mostly comfortable486.7
7) Very comfortable40756.6
8) Don't know/not applicable21730.2
Missing41 
TOTAL719100.0
19) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Clerk of session (Q2ECLERK)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable40.6
2) Not very comfortable91.3
3) Not comfortable60.8
4) Somewhat comfortable162.2
5) Comfortable294.1
6) Mostly comfortable415.7
7) Very comfortable34648.3
8) Don't know/not applicable26537.0
Missing44 
TOTAL716100.0
20) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Committee chair (Q2FCHAIR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable20.3
2) Not very comfortable81.1
3) Not comfortable71.0
4) Somewhat comfortable111.5
5) Comfortable314.3
6) Mostly comfortable567.8
7) Very comfortable37251.7
8) Don't know/not applicable23232.3
Missing41 
TOTAL719100.0
21) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Christian educator (Q2GEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable30.4
2) Not very comfortable50.7
3) Not comfortable40.6
4) Somewhat comfortable172.4
5) Comfortable314.3
6) Mostly comfortable466.4
7) Very comfortable36751.2
8) Don't know/not applicable24434.0
Missing43 
TOTAL717100.0
22) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Guest preacher (Q2HGUEST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable40.6
2) Not very comfortable152.1
3) Not comfortable141.9
4) Somewhat comfortable294.0
5) Comfortable385.3
6) Mostly comfortable699.6
7) Very comfortable36150.1
8) Don't know/not applicable19126.5
Missing39 
TOTAL721100.0
23) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Pastor, in general (Q2IPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable142.0
2) Not very comfortable233.2
3) Not comfortable212.9
4) Somewhat comfortable415.7
5) Comfortable466.4
6) Mostly comfortable648.9
7) Very comfortable23032.1
8) Don't know/not applicable27838.8
Missing43 
TOTAL717100.0
24) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Head of staff (head pastor) in a congregation with more than one pastor (Q2JHOS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable263.8
2) Not very comfortable202.9
3) Not comfortable365.2
4) Somewhat comfortable385.5
5) Comfortable344.9
6) Mostly comfortable497.1
7) Very comfortable14120.4
8) Don't know/not applicable34850.3
Missing68 
TOTAL692100.0
25) How many times in the last three years have you heard someone comment that, in general, women are better church leaders than men? (Q3AWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) None that I can recall46662.1
2) Once or twice11315.1
3) A few times10113.5
4) Several times466.1
5) Many times243.2
Missing10 
TOTAL750100.0
26) How many times in the last three years have you heard someone comment that, in general, gender has no effect on whether one is a good church leader? (Q3BGENDR)
TOTAL%
1) None that I can recall41555.5
2) Once or twice7810.4
3) A few times9813.1
4) Several times8711.6
5) Many times709.4
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
27) How many times in the last three years have you heard someone comment that, in general, men are better church leaders than women? (Q3CMEN)
TOTAL%
1) None that I can recall51769.0
2) Once or twice11215.0
3) A few times658.7
4) Several times415.5
5) Many times141.9
Missing11 
TOTAL749100.0
28) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Pastor (Q5APASTR)
TOTAL%
1) A man10814.6
2) A woman395.3
3) No preference57477.8
4) No opinion172.3
Missing22 
TOTAL738100.0
29) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Clerk of session (Q5BCLERK)
TOTAL%
1) A man223.0
2) A woman304.1
3) No preference67090.7
4) No opinion172.3
Missing21 
TOTAL739100.0
30) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Christian educator (Q5CEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) A man20.3
2) A woman587.8
3) No preference66589.7
4) No opinion162.2
Missing19 
TOTAL741100.0
31) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Sunday school teacher (Q5DTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) A man30.4
2) A woman344.6
3) No preference68993.2
4) No opinion131.8
Missing21 
TOTAL739100.0
32) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Choir director (Q5ECHOIR)
TOTAL%
1) A man91.2
2) A woman202.7
3) No preference69693.9
4) No opinion162.2
Missing19 
TOTAL741100.0
33) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Liturgist during worship (Q5FLITUR)
TOTAL%
1) A man172.3
2) A woman192.6
3) No preference68892.6
4) No opinion192.6
Missing17 
TOTAL743100.0
34) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Committee chair (Q5GCHAIR)
TOTAL%
1) A man50.7
2) A woman141.9
3) No preference70995.8
4) No opinion121.6
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
35) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Guest preacher (Q5HGUEST)
TOTAL%
1) A man456.1
2) A woman253.4
3) No preference65688.4
4) No opinion162.2
Missing18 
TOTAL742100.0
36) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Elder (Q5IELDER)
TOTAL%
1) A man152.0
2) A woman91.2
3) No preference70294.9
4) No opinion141.9
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
37) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Deacon (Q5JDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) A man60.8
2) A woman182.4
3) No preference68692.7
4) No opinion304.1
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
38) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your presbytery: Moderator (Q5KMODER)
TOTAL%
1) A man253.3
2) A woman162.1
3) No preference70193.0
4) No opinion121.6
Missing6 
TOTAL754100.0
39) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your presbytery: Stated clerk (Q5LSTCLK)
TOTAL%
1) A man283.7
2) A woman172.3
3) No preference69692.3
4) No opinion131.7
Missing6 
TOTAL754100.0
40) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your presbytery: Executive presbyter/general presbyter (Q5MEPRES)
TOTAL%
1) A man587.7
2) A woman162.1
3) No preference66487.7
4) No opinion192.5
Missing3 
TOTAL757100.0
41) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your presbytery: Other presbytery staff (Q5NOPRES)
TOTAL%
1) A man60.8
2) A woman131.7
3) No preference71294.8
4) No opinion202.7
Missing9 
TOTAL751100.0
42) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In the national church: Stated clerk of the General Assembly (Q5OGACLK)
TOTAL%
1) A man324.2
2) A woman101.3
3) No preference69592.2
4) No opinion172.3
Missing6 
TOTAL754100.0
43) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In the national church: Moderator of the General Assembly (Q5PGAMOD)
TOTAL%
1) A man263.4
2) A woman121.6
3) No preference69792.4
4) No opinion192.5
Missing6 
TOTAL754100.0
44) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In the national church: Executive director of the General Assembly Council (Q5QGAED)
TOTAL%
1) A man253.3
2) A woman101.3
3) No preference69792.4
4) No opinion222.9
Missing6 
TOTAL754100.0
45) In recent years, has your congregation made deliberate efforts to have both men and women as elders? (Q6AELDER)
TOTAL%
1) No354.9
2) Yes64490.3
3) Don't know344.8
Missing47 
TOTAL713100.0
46) In recent years, has your congregation made deliberate efforts to have both men and women as deacons? (Q6BDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) No466.9
2) Yes54481.7
3) Don't know7611.4
Missing94 
TOTAL666100.0
47) In recent years, has your congregation made deliberate efforts to have both men and women as liturgists? (Q6CLITUR)
TOTAL%
1) No486.8
2) Yes60986.1
3) Don't know507.1
Missing53 
TOTAL707100.0
48) In recent years, has your congregation made deliberate efforts to have both men and women as other church leaders? (Q6DOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) No405.7
2) Yes61186.8
3) Don't know537.5
Missing56 
TOTAL704100.0
49) Were you on the Pastor Nominating Committee or otherwise involved in the search process the last time your congregation looked for a new pastor? (Here "pastor" refers to a solo pastor or head of staff, not an associate pastor.) (Q7PNC)
TOTAL%
1) No—Skip to Q965592.1
2) Yes, on PNC213.0
3) Yes, in another capacity354.9
Missing49 
TOTAL711100.0
50) During that search, were deliberate efforts made to attract both men and women among the applicants? (Q8AAPPB)
TOTAL%
1) No2331.9
2) Yes3954.2
3) Don't know1013.9
Missing688 
TOTAL72100.0
51) During that search, did the four or five applicants most seriously considered for pastor include at least one woman? (Q8BAPPW)
TOTAL%
1) No2130.9
2) Yes3551.5
3) Don't know1217.6
Missing692 
TOTAL68100.0
52) Did these four or five applicants include at least one woman of color? (Q8CAPPWC)
TOTAL%
1) No2841.2
2) Yes2232.4
3) Don't know1826.5
Missing692 
TOTAL68100.0
53) Is there an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation? No. (Q9PWCIRC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60279.2
1) Checked15820.8
TOTAL760100.0
54) Is there an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation? Yes, PW. (Q9PWCIR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29939.3
1) Checked46160.7
TOTAL760100.0
55) Is there an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation? Yes, other (specify). (Q9PWCIR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65986.7
1) Checked10113.3
TOTAL760100.0
56) Is there an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation? I don't know. (Q9PWCIR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74097.4
1) Checked202.6
TOTAL760100.0
57) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Providing opportunities for mission? (Q10AMISS)
TOTAL%
1) No5611.5
2) Yes39180.3
3) Don't know408.2
Missing273 
TOTAL487100.0
58) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Offering one or more Bible studies? (Q10BBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) No469.4
2) Yes41684.9
3) Don't know285.7
Missing270 
TOTAL490100.0
59) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Providing cooks/servers for church events/meals/receptions? (Q10CCOOK)
TOTAL%
1) No10621.6
2) Yes33468.2
3) Don't know5010.2
Missing270 
TOTAL490100.0
60) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Doing ministry with the homebound? (Q10DHOME)
TOTAL%
1) No18237.5
2) Yes22947.2
3) Don't know7415.3
Missing275 
TOTAL485100.0
61) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Developing congregational leaders? (Q10ELEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No18838.8
2) Yes22245.9
3) Don't know7415.3
Missing276 
TOTAL484100.0
62) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Coordinating new-member programs? (Q10FPROG)
TOTAL%
1) No37577.6
2) Yes489.9
3) Don't know6012.4
Missing277 
TOTAL483100.0
63) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Engaging in advocacy on social issues? (Q10GADVO)
TOTAL%
1) No25652.7
2) Yes17135.2
3) Don't know5912.1
Missing274 
TOTAL486100.0
64) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Planning fellowship events for the congregation? (Q10HPLAN)
TOTAL%
1) No18036.9
2) Yes26754.7
3) Don't know418.4
Missing272 
TOTAL488100.0
65) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Offering prayer ministries? (Q10IPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) No17736.5
2) Yes26654.8
3) Don't know428.7
Missing275 
TOTAL485100.0
66) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Decorating the sanctuary? (Q10JDECO)
TOTAL%
1) No25953.4
2) Yes17135.3
3) Don't know5511.3
Missing275 
TOTAL485100.0
67) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Cleaning church facilities? (Q10KCLEN)
TOTAL%
1) No32967.8
2) Yes11022.7
3) Don't know469.5
Missing275 
TOTAL485100.0
68) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Providing fundraisers for the congregation? (Q10LFUND)
TOTAL%
1) No24049.5
2) Yes19740.6
3) Don't know489.9
Missing275 
TOTAL485100.0
69) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Receiving national PW offerings? (Q10MOFFR)
TOTAL%
1) No7214.8
2) Yes34170.0
3) Don't know7415.2
Missing273 
TOTAL487100.0
70) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Contributing to the church's annual budget? (Q10NBUDG)
TOTAL%
1) No28759.1
2) Yes12625.9
3) Don't know7315.0
Missing274 
TOTAL486100.0
71) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Contributing funds to other church needs? (Q10ONEED)
TOTAL%
1) No8717.8
2) Yes34871.2
3) Don't know5411.0
Missing271 
TOTAL489100.0
72) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Providing an entry point for new members? (Q10PENTR)
TOTAL%
1) No16734.2
2) Yes24149.3
3) Don't know8116.6
Missing271 
TOTAL489100.0
73) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Please indicate whether in recent years PW as an organization has been doing each activity in your congregation. Is PW Currently: Other (specify) (Q10QOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Suggestion of Activity-Event-Program850.0
3) Don't have PW/Presbyterian Women, but some/most/all these things being done by other women's group(s)16.3
4) Other comment743.8
Missing744 
TOTAL16100.0
74) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Providing opportunities for mission (Q11AMISS)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled73396.4
1) Circled273.6
TOTAL760100.0
75) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Offering one or more Bible studies (Q11BBIBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled74497.9
1) Circled162.1
TOTAL760100.0
76) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Providing cooks/servers for church events/meals/receptions (Q11CCOOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled75198.8
1) Circled91.2
TOTAL760100.0
77) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Doing ministry with the homebound (Q11DHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled71794.3
1) Circled435.7
TOTAL760100.0
78) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Developing congregational leaders (Q11ELEAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled70492.6
1) Circled567.4
TOTAL760100.0
79) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Coordinating new-member programs (Q11FPROG)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled71193.6
1) Circled496.4
TOTAL760100.0
80) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Engaging in advocacy on social issues (Q11GADVO)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled69190.9
1) Circled699.1
TOTAL760100.0
81) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Planning fellowship events for the congregation (Q11HPLAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled74297.6
1) Circled182.4
TOTAL760100.0
82) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Offering prayer ministries (Q11IPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled71393.8
1) Circled476.2
TOTAL760100.0
83) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Decorating the sanctuary (Q11JDECO)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled74998.6
1) Circled111.4
TOTAL760100.0
84) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Cleaning church facilities (Q11KCLEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled75198.8
1) Circled91.2
TOTAL760100.0
85) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Providing fundraisers for the congregation (Q11LFUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled74598.0
1) Circled152.0
TOTAL760100.0
86) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Receiving national PW offerings (Q11MOFFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled75298.9
1) Circled81.1
TOTAL760100.0
87) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Contributing to the church's annual budget (Q11NBUDG)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled74097.4
1) Circled202.6
TOTAL760100.0
88) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Contributing funds to other church needs (Q11ONEED)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled75399.1
1) Circled70.9
TOTAL760100.0
89) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Providing an entry point for new members (Q11PENTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled69291.1
1) Circled688.9
TOTAL760100.0
90) [If there is an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation] Circle the letter (below) of any of these activities that PW is not currently doing in your congregation that you would like it to do: Other (specify) (Q11QOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled75298.9
1) Circled81.1
TOTAL760100.0
91) Does your congregation use gender-inclusive language when referring to the people of God (e.g., "brothers and sisters" instead of "brothers"; "children of God" rather than "sons of God") during worship services? (Q12AWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Never202.8
2) Yes, but rarely314.3
3) Yes, occasionally7910.9
4) Yes, most of the time37251.2
5) Yes, always21930.2
6) Not sure50.7
Missing34 
TOTAL726100.0
92) Does your congregation use gender-inclusive language when referring to the people of God (e.g., "brothers and sisters" instead of "brothers"; "children of God" rather than "sons of God") during the church newsletter and bulletin? (Q12BNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Never202.8
2) Yes, but rarely253.5
3) Yes, occasionally7310.2
4) Yes, most of the time33947.4
5) Yes, always24534.3
6) Not sure131.8
Missing45 
TOTAL715100.0
93) How comfortable are you with the use of gender-inclusive language when referring to the people of God? (Q13LANG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable141.9
2) Not very comfortable81.1
3) Not comfortable131.7
4) Somewhat comfortable334.4
5) Comfortable304.0
6) Mostly comfortable699.2
7) Very comfortable57276.4
8) No opinion101.3
Missing11 
TOTAL749100.0
94) Does your congregation use expansive language when referring to God ("expansive language" means using the wide variety of terms for God found in the Bible and church tradition—e.g., creator, shepherd, potter, mother hen, wisdom—rather than relying on the same few terms over and over) during worship services? (Q14AWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Never547.5
2) Yes, but rarely11315.7
3) Yes, occasionally22531.3
4) Yes, most of the time22931.8
5) Yes, always8812.2
6) Not sure101.4
Missing41 
TOTAL719100.0
95) Does your congregation use expansive language when referring to God ("expansive language" means using the wide variety of terms for God found in the Bible and church tradition—e.g., creator, shepherd, potter, mother hen, wisdom—rather than relying on the same few terms over and over) during the church newsletter and bulletin? (Q14BNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Never649.0
2) Yes, but rarely14320.1
3) Yes, occasionally19827.8
4) Yes, most of the time20128.2
5) Yes, always8511.9
6) Not sure212.9
Missing48 
TOTAL712100.0
96) How comfortable are you with the use of expansive language when referring to God? (Q15EXPAN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable456.0
2) Not very comfortable415.5
3) Not comfortable385.1
4) Somewhat comfortable9713.0
5) Comfortable608.1
6) Mostly comfortable8511.4
7) Very comfortable36849.4
8) No opinion111.5
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
97) In worship at your congregation, how often are gender-specific terms used to refer to God (e.g., "Father," "He," "Mother," "She")? (Q16GENSP)
TOTAL%
1) Never243.4
2) Rarely10014.0
3) Occasionally23132.3
4) Often23532.9
5) Very often12517.5
Missing45 
TOTAL715100.0
98) Are the gender-specific words for God used in worship at your congregation entirely male, entirely female, or some combination of both? (Q17GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely male19627.5
2) Almost all male20729.0
3) Mostly male17524.5
4) Half male, half female10114.2
5) Mostly female81.1
6) Almost all female60.8
7) Entirely female10.1
8) Not sure192.7
Missing47 
TOTAL713100.0
99) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Our language about God should be varied and diverse, reflecting the wide range of terms to describe God that are found in the Bible and the Reformed tradition. (Q18ALANG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree172.3
2) Disagree314.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree709.5
4) Agree27236.8
5) Strongly agree34947.2
Missing21 
TOTAL739100.0
100) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. It offends me when someone uses terms other than "Father, Son, and Holy Spirit" to refer to the persons of the Trinity. (Q18BTRIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree24733.1
2) Disagree21428.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree10614.2
4) Agree10514.1
5) Strongly agree749.9
Missing14 
TOTAL746100.0
101) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. As a child I pictured God to be of male gender. (Q18CCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree385.2
2) Disagree527.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree8511.5
4) Agree36349.3
5) Strongly agree19927.0
Missing23 
TOTAL737100.0
102) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. God is best understood in masculine terms. (Q18DMASC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree32443.8
2) Disagree19426.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree14018.9
4) Agree577.7
5) Strongly agree253.4
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
103) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. The Bible contains many female images of God. (Q18EBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree212.8
2) Disagree10614.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree9512.8
4) Agree31943.0
5) Strongly agree20127.1
Missing18 
TOTAL742100.0
104) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Using male terms to refer to God seems natural to me. (Q18FNATR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree8811.9
2) Disagree14719.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree14619.8
4) Agree29339.6
5) Strongly agree658.8
Missing21 
TOTAL739100.0
105) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Use of gender-inclusive language is consistent with the overall message of the Bible. (Q18GMESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree314.2
2) Disagree679.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree11515.5
4) Agree26736.1
5) Strongly agree26035.1
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
106) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. God is the creator of gender, and thus not subject to it. (Q18HCREA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree202.7
2) Disagree131.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree15020.3
4) Agree25634.7
5) Strongly agree29940.5
Missing22 
TOTAL738100.0
107) Are there worship services in your congregation conducted entirely or primarily in a language other than English? (Q19OLANG)
TOTAL%
1) No65891.3
2) Yes608.3
3) Not sure30.4
Missing39 
TOTAL721100.0
108) [If there are worship services in your congregation conducted entirely or primarily in a language other than English] What other language(s) is (are) used? (Q19LANG1)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish2440.7
2) Korean1322.0
3) Arabic23.4
4) Chinese11.7
5) Urdu35.1
6) Ukraine11.7
7) Burmese11.7
8) Taiwanese23.4
9) Russian23.4
10) South African11.7
11) Portuguese11.7
12) Sudanese11.7
14) Farzi11.7
15) Mahaan11.7
18) Hebrew11.7
21) Swahili11.7
22) Tagalog11.7
24) Hmong11.7
25) Ingiapit11.7
Missing701 
TOTAL59100.0
109) [If there are worship services in your congregation conducted entirely or primarily in a language other than English] What other language(s) is (are) used? (Q19LANG2)
TOTAL%
1) Spanish222.2
2) Korean111.1
4) Chinese111.1
11) Portuguese222.2
15) Mahaan111.1
17) Hindu111.1
19) Greek111.1
Missing751 
TOTAL9100.0
110) Think about various church resources you have seen in the last two years—things like Sunday school curriculum, special offering promotional materials, items on the Website pcusa.org. When it comes to photographs in these resources, do you think they show too few, too many, or about the right number of people who are women? (Q20AWOMN)
TOTAL%
1) Too many243.2
2) Too few324.3
3) The right number45260.7
4) Don't know/no opinion23731.8
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
111) Think about various church resources you have seen in the last two years—things like Sunday school curriculum, special offering promotional materials, items on the Website pcusa.org. When it comes to photographs in these resources, do you think they show too few, too many, or about the right number of people who are persons of color (Black, Hispanic, Native American, or Asian)? (Q20BPOC)
TOTAL%
1) Too many375.0
2) Too few8211.0
3) The right number38451.5
4) Don't know/no opinion24332.6
Missing14 
TOTAL746100.0
112) Think about various church resources you have seen in the last two years—things like Sunday school curriculum, special offering promotional materials, items on the Website pcusa.org. When it comes to photographs in these resources, do you think they show too few, too many, or about the right number of people who are women of color, in particular? (Q20CWOC)
TOTAL%
1) Too many223.0
2) Too few9112.2
3) The right number34846.8
4) Don't know/no opinion28338.0
Missing16 
TOTAL744100.0
113) Does your congregation use the Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover; 1990 publication)? (Q21PHYMN)
TOTAL%
1) No23732.6
2) Yes48967.4
Missing34 
TOTAL726100.0
114) [If your congregation does not use the Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover; 1990 publication)] Do you use another hymnal, or no hymnal at all? (Q21AOHYM)
TOTAL%
1) Another hymnal19990.9
2) No hymnal209.1
Missing541 
TOTAL219100.0
115) If your congregation uses another hymnal, please specify: (Q21BTHYM)
TOTAL%
1) The 1933 Presbyterian Hymnal42.3
2) The 1955 Presbyterian Hymnal1910.7
3) The 1970 Worshipbook with hymns (blue cover)10.6
7) Hymns for the Family of God1910.7
8) All other13274.6
9) Don't know21.1
Missing583 
TOTAL177100.0
116) Did its use of expansive language about God and gender-inclusive language about the people of God affect your congregation's decision about whether or not to use the Presbyterian Hymnal? (Q22PRESB)
TOTAL%
1) No, that had no effect24333.9
2) Yes, it had a small effect11315.8
3) Yes, it had a major effect679.3
4) Don't know29441.0
Missing43 
TOTAL717100.0
117) How often does your congregation typically sing the doxology? (Q23DOXOL)
TOTAL%
1) Never283.9
2) Once a month or less567.7
3) Every two or three weeks304.1
4) Every week/nearly every week60483.2
5) Don't know60.8
6) Varies in services [Vol.]20.3
Missing34 
TOTAL726100.0
118) When the doxology is sung, what words does your congregation use to refer to the persons of the Trinity? (Q24DTRIN)
TOTAL%
1) Traditional—Father, Son, and Holy Ghost (or Spirit)58385.9
2) Other (e.g., God, Christ, and Spirit) (specify)9013.3
3) Both60.9
Missing81 
TOTAL679100.0
119) How many times have you heard a woman of color preach in a Presbyterian church or other Presbyterian event over your entire life? (Q25ALIFE)
TOTAL%
1) None that I can recall222.9
2) Once or twice709.3
3) A few times20827.6
4) Several times26435.0
5) Many times19025.2
Missing6 
TOTAL754100.0
120) How many times have you heard a woman of color preach in a Presbyterian church or other Presbyterian event in the last two years? (Q25B2YRS)
TOTAL%
1) None that I can recall18927.0
2) Once or twice23333.3
3) A few times14120.2
4) Several times10314.7
5) Many times334.7
Missing61 
TOTAL699100.0
121) Have you ever been part of a congregation (including your current one) that had a female clerk of session while you were there? (Q26ACLRK)
TOTAL%
1) No537.1
2) Yes69092.2
3) Don't know20.3
4) Not applicable30.4
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
122) Have you ever been part of a congregation (including your current one) that had a female head of the board of deacons while you were there? (Q26BHEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No405.4
2) Yes60080.9
3) Don't know131.8
4) Not applicable8912.0
Missing18 
TOTAL742100.0
123) Have you ever been part of a congregation (including your current one) that had a female pastor while you were there? (Include any type of pastor, whether solo pastor, associate pastor, head of staff, etc.) (Q26CPAST)
TOTAL%
1) No16221.6
2) Yes54772.9
3) Don't know10.1
4) Not applicable405.3
Missing10 
TOTAL750100.0
124) Other things being equal, would you oppose or support calling a woman as pastor the next time there is a vacancy in your congregation? (Q27WOMNP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly oppose30.4
2) Oppose101.4
3) Tend to oppose365.1
4) Tend to support8111.5
5) Support23132.7
6) Strongly support34648.9
Missing53 
TOTAL707100.0
125) Response form (RESPFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper54171.2
2) Web21928.8
TOTAL760100.0
126) Other hymn books used: (OTHRHYMN)
127) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Clergy760100.0
TOTAL760100.0
128) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (ORDAINED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7451984.30911
129) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body: (DENOMORD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist821.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)37.9
4) Lutheran12.6
5) Methodist718.4
6) Presbyterian25.3
7) Other Presbyterian513.2
8) Reformed25.3
10) United Church of Christ410.5
12) Other615.8
Missing722 
TOTAL38100.0
130) Are you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes476.5
2) No67993.5
Missing34 
TOTAL726100.0
131) [If you are currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school] What degree do you seek? (DEGWORK)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.24.4
4) D.Min.4088.9
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D./Ed.D.36.7
Missing715 
TOTAL45100.0
132) [If you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school] At what school are you enrolled? (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland13.2
18) Columbia516.1
30) Fuller39.7
36) Iliff13.2
39) Lancaster13.2
41) Louisville PTS26.5
45) McCormick412.9
53) New York13.2
63) Pittsburgh26.5
66) Reformed13.2
68) San Francisco26.5
78) Union PSCE26.5
83) Wesley13.2
99) Other516.1
Missing729 
TOTAL31100.0
133) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31843.1
2) No41956.9
Missing23 
TOTAL737100.0
134) [If you were engaged in any long-term secular job or career before entering seminary] How long were you in that job or career? (YRSSECJB)
TOTAL%
1) 62.3
2) 155.7
3) 2911.0
4) 238.7
5) 207.6
6) 186.8
7) 93.4
8) 103.8
9) 93.4
10) 3111.7
11) 62.3
12) 72.7
13) 31.1
14) 72.7
15) 134.9
16) 41.5
17) 20.8
18) 83.0
19) 10.4
20) 166.1
21) 20.8
22) 31.1
23) 10.4
25) 51.9
26) 31.1
27) 10.4
28) 10.4
29) 10.4
30) 51.9
32) 10.4
35) 20.8
37) 10.4
39) 10.4
Missing496 
TOTAL264100.0
135) In what year did you receive your B.A., B.S., or other bachelor's degree? (YRBA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7481991.61427
136) What school awarded this degree? (SCHOOLBA)
TOTAL%
1) A Presbyterian-related college or university16321.9
2) Another church-related college or university15721.1
3) Other college or university42356.9
Missing17 
TOTAL743100.0
137) From what school and in what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? School awarding degree: (NAMEMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL72649.76924
138) From what school and in what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? Year received M.Div. or B.D. degree: (YRMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7311983.35711
139) Check here if no other graduate degrees. (NOGRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47864.0
1) Checked26936.0
Missing13 
TOTAL747100.0
140) Check here if you have earned a M.C.E./M.R.E. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (MCEMRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73898.7
1) Checked101.3
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
141) Year M.C.E./M.R.E. received: (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1953) 110.0
1969) 110.0
1971) 110.0
1976) 110.0
1980) 110.0
1981) 110.0
1985) 220.0
1988) 110.0
2000) 110.0
Missing750 
TOTAL10100.0
142) School awarding M.C.E./M.R.E. degree: (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
64) PSCE110.0
65) Princeton110.0
72) St. Paul110.0
78) Union PSCE660.0
99) Other110.0
Missing750 
TOTAL10100.0
143) Check here if you have earned a M.A. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (GRADMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70994.8
1) Checked395.2
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
144) Year M.A. received: (YEARMA)
TOTAL%
1958) 12.6
1965) 12.6
1968) 12.6
1969) 12.6
1970) 12.6
1971) 12.6
1972) 25.1
1973) 25.1
1974) 37.7
1976) 25.1
1977) 25.1
1978) 25.1
1981) 25.1
1982) 12.6
1983) 25.1
1984) 12.6
1985) 12.6
1986) 12.6
1987) 37.7
1988) 12.6
1989) 25.1
1992) 25.1
1994) 12.6
1996) 12.6
1997) 25.1
Missing721 
TOTAL39100.0
145) School awarding M.A. degree: (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity12.5
16) Claremont12.5
18) Columbia12.5
23) Duke University12.5
30) Fuller37.5
33) Gordon Conwell25.0
39) Lancaster12.5
64) PSCE12.5
65) Princeton12.5
68) San Francisco12.5
78) Union PSCE922.5
85) Westminster12.5
99) Other1742.5
Missing720 
TOTAL40100.0
146) Check here if you have earned a Th.M./S.T.M. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (THMSTM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70994.8
1) Checked395.2
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
147) Year Th.M./S.T.M. received: (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1955) 12.6
1968) 12.6
1969) 25.1
1970) 12.6
1971) 12.6
1973) 25.1
1974) 12.6
1975) 512.8
1978) 12.6
1980) 37.7
1981) 12.6
1982) 12.6
1983) 25.1
1985) 25.1
1986) 12.6
1987) 25.1
1989) 37.7
1991) 12.6
1992) 12.6
1993) 12.6
1994) 25.1
1997) 25.1
2001) 12.6
2005) 12.6
Missing721 
TOTAL39100.0
148) School awarding Th.M./S.T.M. degree: (NTHM-STM)
TOTAL%
5) Austin37.7
18) Columbia37.7
34) Harvard University25.1
41) Louisville PTS12.6
45) McCormick25.1
63) Pittsburgh12.6
65) Princeton1435.9
69) Southeastern Baptist12.6
78) Union PSCE12.6
88) Yale25.1
99) Other923.1
Missing721 
TOTAL39100.0
149) Check here if you have received a D.Min. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58678.3
1) Checked16221.7
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
150) Year D.Min. degree received: (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1964) 10.6
1975) 31.9
1976) 21.3
1977) 21.3
1978) 31.9
1979) 31.9
1980) 42.5
1981) 53.1
1982) 85.0
1983) 63.8
1984) 63.8
1985) 63.8
1986) 53.1
1987) 31.9
1988) 63.8
1989) 31.9
1990) 31.9
1991) 63.8
1992) 42.5
1993) 53.1
1994) 42.5
1995) 74.4
1996) 116.9
1997) 53.1
1998) 31.9
1999) 42.5
2000) 85.0
2001) 63.8
2002) 74.4
2003) 95.6
2004) 31.9
2005) 95.6
Missing600 
TOTAL160100.0
151) School awarding D.Min. degree: (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton42.5
3) Asbury10.6
5) Austin106.3
8) Bethel10.6
16) Claremont10.6
17) Colgate Rochester10.6
18) Columbia2716.9
19) Concordia10.6
20) Covenant10.6
21) Drew42.5
22) Dubuque31.9
24) Eastern Baptist10.6
27) Erskine10.6
30) Fuller116.9
33) Gordon Conwell42.5
40) Lexington10.6
41) Louisville PTS63.8
45) McCormick2515.6
53) New York10.6
62) Phillips10.6
63) Pittsburgh116.9
65) Princeton63.8
68) San Francisco85.0
76) United Theo Dayton21.3
77) United Theo MN10.6
78) Union PSCE1911.9
90) United Theo Sem10.6
99) Other74.4
Missing600 
TOTAL160100.0
152) Check here if you have received a Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (PHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69993.4
1) Checked496.6
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
153) Year Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree received: (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1962) 12.1
1967) 12.1
1968) 12.1
1969) 12.1
1970) 12.1
1973) 24.2
1975) 12.1
1976) 24.2
1978) 12.1
1979) 12.1
1981) 24.2
1982) 36.3
1983) 12.1
1984) 12.1
1985) 12.1
1986) 36.3
1988) 36.3
1990) 12.1
1993) 24.2
1996) 12.1
1997) 48.3
1998) 12.1
1999) 36.3
2000) 12.1
2001) 24.2
2003) 24.2
2004) 36.3
2005) 24.2
Missing712 
TOTAL48100.0
154) School awarding Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree: (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont36.1
21) Drew36.1
23) Duke University36.1
34) Harvard University12.0
63) Pittsburgh12.0
65) Princeton510.2
68) San Francisco12.0
75) Union-Auburn36.1
78) Union PSCE12.0
81) Vanderbilt24.1
99) Other2653.1
Missing711 
TOTAL49100.0
155) Check here if you have received other graduate degrees in theology, Christian education, and religion. (OTHERGRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73698.4
1) Checked121.6
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
156) Year all other degrees received: (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1973) 18.3
1983) 18.3
1986) 18.3
1993) 18.3
1998) 18.3
2000) 216.7
2002) 325.0
2003) 18.3
2004) 18.3
Missing748 
TOTAL12100.0
157) School awarding other degrees: (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
65) Princeton18.3
68) San Francisco216.7
78) Union PSCE18.3
83) Wesley18.3
98) Union-unspecified216.7
99) Other541.7
Missing748 
TOTAL12100.0
158) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: (GRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree64.6
2) Master's degree10983.8
3) Doctoral degree118.5
4) Other43.1
Missing630 
TOTAL130100.0
159) Year degree received: (GRAD2YR)
TOTAL%
1951) 10.8
1957) 10.8
1961) 10.8
1962) 10.8
1963) 21.6
1965) 21.6
1966) 10.8
1968) 32.3
1969) 43.1
1970) 32.3
1971) 43.1
1972) 21.6
1973) 32.3
1974) 53.9
1975) 21.6
1976) 64.7
1977) 53.9
1978) 64.7
1979) 53.9
1980) 53.9
1981) 53.9
1982) 21.6
1983) 43.1
1984) 32.3
1985) 43.1
1986) 32.3
1987) 43.1
1988) 32.3
1989) 53.9
1990) 21.6
1991) 10.8
1992) 21.6
1993) 53.9
1994) 10.8
1995) 21.6
1996) 64.7
1997) 32.3
2000) 21.6
2002) 43.1
2003) 10.8
2004) 32.3
2005) 10.8
2006) 10.8
Missing631 
TOTAL129100.0
160) Major or subject: (MAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Business/Finance/Accounting/Management1310.0
2) Education1410.8
3) English/Humanities/Languages1310.0
4) Fine arts/Music53.8
5) Journalism/Communication/Speech43.1
6) Medical/Health32.3
7) Natural science/Engineering/Math/Computer science107.7
8) Philosophy/Religion/Theology43.1
9) Social and behavioral science/History4736.2
10) Other1713.1
Missing630 
TOTAL130100.0
161) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: (GRAD3)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree28.7
2) Master's degree1356.5
3) Doctoral degree834.8
Missing737 
TOTAL23100.0
162) Year degree received: (GRAD3YR)
TOTAL%
1967) 14.3
1971) 14.3
1972) 14.3
1976) 28.7
1978) 14.3
1980) 14.3
1981) 14.3
1983) 14.3
1984) 14.3
1986) 28.7
1988) 14.3
1990) 28.7
1992) 28.7
1995) 14.3
1998) 313.0
2000) 28.7
Missing737 
TOTAL23100.0
163) Major or subject: (MAJOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Business/Finance/Accounting/Management14.3
2) Education521.7
3) English/Humanities/Languages14.3
6) Medical/Health28.7
7) Natural science/Engineering/Math/Computer science28.7
8) Philosophy/Religion/Theology14.3
9) Social and behavioral science/History1043.5
10) Other14.3
Missing737 
TOTAL23100.0
164) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Pastor, co-pastor, associate, or other pastor in a congregation (PASTORAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21028.1
1) Checked53871.9
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
165) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Other position in a congregation (specify) (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72296.5
1) Checked263.5
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
166) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Non-parish job or ministry (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58678.3
1) Checked16221.7
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
167) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Unemployed (UNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71996.1
1) Checked293.9
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
168) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Retired from active ministry (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71996.5
1) Checked263.5
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
169) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time (35 or more hours per week)47586.4
2) Part-time7513.6
Missing210 
TOTAL550100.0
170) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS)
TOTAL%
2) 23.3
4) 11.6
8) 23.3
10) 58.2
11) 11.6
15) 23.3
16) 11.6
17) 11.6
18) 34.9
19) 11.6
20) 1219.7
21) 11.6
23) 11.6
25) 1016.4
26) 11.6
30) 1118.0
31) 11.6
32) 11.6
35) 23.3
40) 11.6
50) 11.6
Missing699 
TOTAL61100.0
171) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One52095.4
2) Two or more yoked congregations173.1
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations81.5
Missing215 
TOTAL545100.0
172) [If you are serving two or more congregations] How many? (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) Three2095.2
3) Four or more14.8
Missing739 
TOTAL21100.0
173) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more.) (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL527446.554557
174) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Solo pastor (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47964.0
1) Checked26936.0
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
175) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Senior pastor (SENIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56475.4
1) Checked18424.6
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
176) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Associate pastor (ASSO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67690.4
1) Checked729.6
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
177) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Co-pastor (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72596.9
1) Checked233.1
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
178) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Stated or temporary supply (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72096.3
1) Checked283.7
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
179) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Designated pastor (DESIGNAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74098.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
180) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Interim pastor (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71295.2
1) Checked364.8
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
181) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Tentmaker (TENTMAKE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74299.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
182) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Paid parish associate (PAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73698.4
1) Checked121.6
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
183) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Other (specify) (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72296.5
1) Checked263.5
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
184) Is your non-parish or non-pastoral job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NOPARJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time (35 or more hours per week)13267.7
2) Part-time6332.3
Missing565 
TOTAL195100.0
185) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS2)
TOTAL%
1) 11.8
4) 58.9
5) 11.8
6) 35.4
10) 58.9
12) 11.8
15) 610.7
18) 11.8
19) 11.8
20) 1119.6
21) 11.8
24) 23.6
25) 610.7
28) 11.8
30) 58.9
32) 11.8
35) 23.6
40) 11.8
50) 11.8
98) 11.8
Missing704 
TOTAL56100.0
186) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Faculty/staff at an educational institution (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69392.6
1) Checked557.4
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
187) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Chaplain (CHAPLAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71495.5
1) Checked344.5
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
188) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Missionary/mission co-worker (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74499.5
1) Checked40.5
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
189) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? National staff or middle governing body staff (NATFSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73398.0
1) Checked152.0
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
190) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (ECUMENIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74299.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
191) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Professional pastoral counselor (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72997.5
1) Checked192.5
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
192) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Other church-related employment (specify) (OTHCHEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72396.7
1) Checked253.3
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
193) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? All other (including "secular") employment (specify) (ALOTHEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67690.4
1) Checked729.6
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
194) For what type of institution do you work? Military (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74299.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
195) For what type of institution do you work? Civilian government (CIVLGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74299.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
196) For what type of institution do you work? Elementary, middle, or high school (ELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73998.8
1) Checked91.2
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
197) For what type of institution do you work? College or university (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72396.7
1) Checked253.3
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
198) For what type of institution do you work? Seminary or other theological school (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72196.4
1) Checked273.6
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
199) For what type of institution do you work? Hospital or other medical facility (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72697.1
1) Checked222.9
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
200) For what type of institution do you work? Church/religious body (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70394.0
1) Checked456.0
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
201) For what type of institution do you work? Other non-profit organization (NOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71595.6
1) Checked334.4
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
202) For what type of institution do you work? For-profit business (FOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71094.9
1) Checked385.1
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
203) For what type of institution do you work? Other (specify) (OTHER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71695.7
1) Checked324.3
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
204) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5930.7
2) No13369.3
Missing568 
TOTAL192100.0
205) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
TOTAL%
0) 111.7
1) 27942.7
2) 223.4
3) 132.0
4) 223.4
5) 304.6
6) 91.4
7) 60.9
8) 132.0
9) 91.4
10) 71.1
11) 81.2
12) 111.7
13) 71.1
14) 40.6
15) 81.2
16) 50.8
17) 30.5
18) 142.1
19) 121.8
20) 162.5
21) 91.4
22) 142.1
23) 121.8
24) 81.2
25) 152.3
26) 91.4
27) 40.6
28) 81.2
29) 60.9
30) 121.8
31) 40.6
32) 10.2
33) 30.5
34) 10.2
35) 91.4
36) 50.8
38) 10.2
39) 20.3
40) 101.5
42) 20.3
43) 10.2
45) 30.5
48) 20.3
50) 10.2
58) 10.2
59) 10.2
Missing107 
TOTAL653100.0
206) 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) Baptist415.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)60.8
3) Episcopal91.2
4) Lutheran152.0
5) Methodist537.2
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA48165.0
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)131.8
8) Reformed70.9
9) Roman Catholic253.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)182.4
11) Independent or Non-denominational121.6
12) Other (specify)456.1
13) None152.0
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
207) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative304.1
2) Conservative15420.9
3) Moderate27837.7
4) Liberal21629.3
5) Very liberal608.1
Missing22 
TOTAL738100.0
208) 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.233.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.39653.4
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.25734.7
4) The Bible is not the word of God but contains God's word to us.628.4
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.20.3
7) Don't know10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL741100.0
209) 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 agree59680.0
2) Agree11415.3
3) Neutral or not sure283.8
4) Disagree40.5
5) Strongly disagree30.4
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
210) 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 agree37750.7
2) Agree17323.3
3) Neutral or not sure14419.4
4) Disagree364.8
5) Strongly disagree141.9
Missing16 
TOTAL744100.0
211) 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 agree212.8
2) Agree516.9
3) Neutral or not sure587.8
4) Disagree39052.7
5) Strongly disagree22029.7
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
212) 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 agree223.0
2) Agree739.9
3) Neutral or not sure10414.1
4) Disagree27637.5
5) Strongly disagree26135.5
Missing24 
TOTAL736100.0
213) 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 agree26135.3
2) Agree17623.8
3) Neutral or not sure8811.9
4) Disagree15521.0
5) Strongly disagree598.0
Missing21 
TOTAL739100.0
214) 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 agree11315.3
2) Agree9512.9
3) Neutral or not sure14619.8
4) Disagree20027.1
5) Strongly disagree18324.8
Missing23 
TOTAL737100.0
215) 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 agree41555.8
2) Agree30541.0
3) Neutral or not sure162.2
4) Disagree70.9
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL744100.0
216) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily34245.9
2) Several times a week26635.7
3) Weekly658.7
4) Several times a month354.7
5) Once a month152.0
6) Less than once a month212.8
7) Never10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
217) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily385.1
2) Several times a week13918.8
3) Weekly25534.6
4) Several times a month8111.0
5) Once a month435.8
6) Less than once a month12016.3
7) Never628.4
Missing22 
TOTAL738100.0
218) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily111.5
2) Several times a week8812.0
3) Weekly30341.3
4) Several times a month7910.8
5) Once a month537.2
6) Less than once a month12116.5
7) Never7810.6
Missing27 
TOTAL733100.0
219) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily62684.5
2) Several times a week8010.8
3) Weekly172.3
4) Several times a month141.9
5) Once a month10.1
6) Less than once a month30.4
Missing19 
TOTAL741100.0
220) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily32544.5
2) Several times a week19827.1
3) Weekly9913.6
4) Several times a month354.8
5) Once a month111.5
6) Less than once a month395.3
7) Never233.2
Missing30 
TOTAL730100.0
221) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily141.9
2) Several times a week436.0
3) Weekly18625.8
4) Several times a month679.3
5) Once a month709.7
6) Less than once a month16723.1
7) Never17524.2
Missing38 
TOTAL722100.0
222) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily56275.9
2) Several times a week9913.4
3) Weekly202.7
4) Several times a month273.6
5) Once a month70.9
6) Less than once a month152.0
7) Never101.4
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
223) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily60381.8
2) Several times a week7510.2
3) Weekly202.7
4) Several times a month162.2
5) Once a month60.8
6) Less than once a month70.9
7) Never101.4
Missing23 
TOTAL737100.0
224) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily20327.4
2) Several times a week16722.6
3) Weekly8711.8
4) Several times a month8711.8
5) Once a month476.4
6) Less than once a month8411.4
7) Never658.8
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
225) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily54874.3
2) Several times a week9913.4
3) Weekly212.8
4) Several times a month375.0
5) Once a month91.2
6) Less than once a month172.3
7) Never70.9
Missing22 
TOTAL738100.0
226) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Meet with other ministers in a pastoral support group or peer group (PASTSUPG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily202.7
2) Several times a week253.4
3) Weekly10414.0
4) Several times a month11615.6
5) Once a month21829.3
6) Less than once a month16722.4
7) Never9512.8
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
227) 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 agree35247.3
2) Agree28938.8
3) Neutral or not sure466.2
4) Disagree476.3
5) Strongly disagree101.3
Missing16 
TOTAL744100.0
228) 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 agree283.8
2) Agree16622.3
3) Neutral or not sure22329.9
4) Disagree27737.2
5) Strongly disagree516.8
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
229) 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 agree506.7
2) Agree30540.9
3) Neutral or not sure16422.0
4) Disagree19225.8
5) Strongly disagree344.6
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
230) 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 agree385.1
2) Agree17123.0
3) Neutral or not sure22830.6
4) Disagree25334.0
5) Strongly disagree557.4
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
231) 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 agree24332.8
2) Agree32143.4
3) Neutral or not sure10013.5
4) Disagree598.0
5) Strongly disagree172.3
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
232) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. I have a sense of excitement about the future of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (FUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree476.3
2) Agree20928.1
3) Neutral or not sure22530.2
4) Disagree20727.8
5) Strongly disagree567.5
Missing16 
TOTAL744100.0
233) 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 agree26936.2
2) Agree22029.6
3) Neutral or not sure597.9
4) Disagree9813.2
5) Strongly disagree9713.1
Missing17 
TOTAL743100.0
234) 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 agree19025.5
2) Agree10914.6
3) Neutral or not sure7910.6
4) Disagree16021.5
5) Strongly disagree20727.8
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
235) 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 agree18725.2
2) Agree15320.6
3) Neutral or not sure9412.7
4) Disagree11515.5
5) Strongly disagree19426.1
Missing17 
TOTAL743100.0
236) 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 agree17323.3
2) Agree11415.4
3) Neutral or not sure12016.2
4) Disagree15420.8
5) Strongly disagree18124.4
Missing18 
TOTAL742100.0
237) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18324.7
2) Agree12817.3
3) Neutral or not sure10013.5
4) Disagree13418.1
5) Strongly disagree19526.4
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
238) 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 agree15520.8
2) Agree18925.4
3) Neutral or not sure527.0
4) Disagree12616.9
5) Strongly disagree22329.9
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
239) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23531.6
2) Agree20928.1
3) Neutral or not sure8811.8
4) Disagree9913.3
5) Strongly disagree11315.2
Missing16 
TOTAL744100.0
240) 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 agree21428.8
2) Agree17723.8
3) Neutral or not sure9212.4
4) Disagree10614.2
5) Strongly disagree15520.8
Missing16 
TOTAL744100.0
241) 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, definitely31542.5
2) Yes, probably10213.8
3) Not sure445.9
4) No, probably not7810.5
5) No, definitely not20227.3
Missing19 
TOTAL741100.0
242) 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, definitely31542.5
2) Yes, probably9412.7
3) Not sure445.9
4) No, probably not8110.9
5) No, definitely not20727.9
Missing19 
TOTAL741100.0
243) 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, definitely29439.7
2) Yes, probably8611.6
3) Not sure476.4
4) No, probably not8311.2
5) No, definitely not23031.1
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
244) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female24933.6
2) Male49366.4
Missing18 
TOTAL742100.0
245) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL74252.8239
246) 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 farm496.6
2) On a farm60.8
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)23732.1
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)11515.6
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city537.2
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)10313.9
7) In a suburb near a large city17623.8
Missing21 
TOTAL739100.0
247) 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 farm355.1
2) On a farm40.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)24535.8
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)11416.6
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city416.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)11717.1
7) In a suburb near a large city12918.8
Missing75 
TOTAL685100.0
248) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married61883.5
2) Not married12216.5
Missing20 
TOTAL740100.0
249) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married5647.5
2) Yes, am now widowed43.4
3) Yes, am now divorced5546.6
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced32.5
Missing642 
TOTAL118100.0
250) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was widowed61.0
2) Yes, was divorced11820.3
3) Yes, both widowed and divorced10.2
4) No45578.4
Missing180 
TOTAL580100.0
251) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Some high school10.2
3) High school diploma142.3
4) Some college, but no degree467.4
5) Associate's degree213.4
6) Bachelor's degree12420.0
7) Some graduate work7512.1
8) Graduate degree33954.7
Missing140 
TOTAL620100.0
252) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9515.4
2) No52284.6
Missing143 
TOTAL617100.0
253) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40754.6
1) Checked33945.4
Missing14 
TOTAL746100.0
254) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63184.4
1) Checked11715.6
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
255) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68791.8
1) Checked618.2
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
256) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73698.4
1) Checked121.6
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
257) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69492.8
1) Checked547.2
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
258) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68992.1
1) Checked597.9
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
259) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73998.8
1) Checked91.2
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
260) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74399.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
261) 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) 30.6
2) 10.2
3) 10.2
4) 20.4
5) 10.2
6) 10.2
8) 10.2
10) 91.8
12) 51.0
15) 81.6
16) 20.4
17) 10.2
18) 71.4
20) 356.9
22) 10.2
23) 10.2
24) 20.4
25) 163.2
27) 10.2
30) 336.5
32) 71.4
34) 10.2
35) 204.0
36) 30.6
37) 30.6
38) 61.2
39) 10.2
40) 12324.3
42) 10.2
43) 10.2
45) 387.5
46) 10.2
47) 10.2
48) 61.2
50) 8316.4
52) 10.2
55) 244.7
58) 20.4
60) 377.3
65) 51.0
70) 61.2
71) 10.2
75) 10.2
80) 20.4
90) 10.2
Missing254 
TOTAL506100.0
262) 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) Baptist589.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)81.3
3) Episcopal193.1
4) Lutheran376.0
5) Methodist8814.2
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA23838.4
7) Other Presbyterian101.6
8) Reformed71.1
9) Roman Catholic518.2
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)203.2
11) Independent or non-denominational101.6
12) Other (specify)548.7
13) None193.1
Missing141 
TOTAL619100.0
263) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.2
3) Episcopal61.0
4) Lutheran71.2
5) Methodist81.3
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA54289.9
7) Other Presbyterian20.3
9) Roman Catholic81.3
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)71.2
11) Independent or non-denominational10.2
12) Other (specify)101.7
13) None101.7
Missing157 
TOTAL603100.0
264) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None11715.9
1) 18211.1
2) 232644.2
3) 316121.8
4) 4415.6
5) 540.5
6) 640.5
7) 710.1
11) 1110.1
Missing23 
TOTAL737100.0
265) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11815.9
2) No62584.1
Missing17 
TOTAL743100.0
266) 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 alone8811.8
2) Two of us34946.7
3) Three of us12516.7
4) Four of us12717.0
5) Five of us456.0
6) Six of us111.5
7) Seven or more of us20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL747100.0
267) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None21374.5
1) One4415.4
2) Two258.7
3) Three31.0
4) Four10.3
Missing474 
TOTAL286100.0
268) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 6–12 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None20161.7
1) One8626.4
2) Two329.8
3) Three72.1
Missing434 
TOTAL326100.0
269) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 13–17 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None18855.8
1) One10430.9
2) Two4513.4
Missing423 
TOTAL337100.0
270) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 18–24 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None20475.0
1) One5520.2
2) Two134.8
Missing488 
TOTAL272100.0
271) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None20.3
1) One10313.9
2) Two60180.9
3) Three324.3
4) Four40.5
5) Five10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL743100.0
272) 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 alone8511.4
2) A single parent, living with one or more children162.1
3) A married couple, no children in household31942.8
4) A married couple, living with one or more children27637.0
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)496.6
Missing15 
TOTAL745100.0
273) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat42857.8
2) Independent15120.4
3) Republican14719.8
4) Other (specify)152.0
Missing19 
TOTAL741100.0
274) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked496.6
1) Checked69993.4
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
275) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73498.1
1) Checked141.9
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
276) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73798.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
277) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73498.1
1) Checked141.9
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
278) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73598.3
1) Checked131.7
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
279) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74599.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
280) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2004? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00030.4
2) $10,000-$14,99930.4
3) $15,000-$19,99960.8
4) $20,000-$29,999243.3
5) $30,000-$39,999516.9
6) $40,000-$49,9998010.9
7) $50,000-$59,9999112.4
8) $60,000-$69,9997510.2
9) $70,000-$79,9997610.4
10) $80,000-$89,999577.8
11) $90,000-$99,9997510.2
12) $100,000-$124,9999713.2
13) $125,000-$149,999537.2
14) $150,000-$199,999263.5
15) $200,000-$249,99930.4
16) $250,000 or more141.9
Missing26 
TOTAL734100.0
281) 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) Yes62283.6
2) No12216.4
Missing16 
TOTAL744100.0
282) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6746158.73338639
283) 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) Yes31844.7
2) No39355.3
Missing49 
TOTAL711100.0
284) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2855121.14459240
285) 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) Yes56777.2
2) No16722.8
Missing26 
TOTAL734100.0
286) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5933814.54358011
287) 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) Yes41357.6
2) No30442.4
Missing43 
TOTAL717100.0
288) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4166031.02269230
289) 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) Yes56477.3
2) No16622.7
Missing30 
TOTAL730100.0
290) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5966882.09773646
291) Pastor (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Non-pastor25233.7
1) Pastor49666.3
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
292) Sample (SAMPLEC)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors49666.3
4) Specialized clergy25233.7
Missing12 
TOTAL748100.0
293) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 39689.2
2) 40-4917223.2
3) 50-6444159.4
4) 65+618.2
Missing18 
TOTAL742100.0
294) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female24933.6
2) Male49366.4
Missing18 
TOTAL742100.0
295) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2004? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000121.6
2) $20,000-$49,99915521.1
3) $50,000-$99,99937451.0
4) $100,000+19326.3
Missing26 
TOTAL734100.0
296) 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) Democrat42857.8
2) Independent15120.4
3) Republican14719.8
4) Other (specify)152.0
Missing19 
TOTAL741100.0
297) I-REGION: Region of residents (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast16521.8
2) Midwest18724.7
3) South25934.2
4) West14719.4
Missing2 
TOTAL758100.0