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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5293754.276424
2) 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 checked52899.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL529100.0
3) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Elder (Q1AELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable10.2
2) Not very comfortable20.4
3) Not comfortable20.4
4) Somewhat comfortable132.5
5) Comfortable152.9
6) Mostly comfortable5310.1
7) Very comfortable44083.7
Missing3 
TOTAL526100.0
4) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Deacon (Q1BDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable10.2
2) Not very comfortable10.2
3) Not comfortable10.2
4) Somewhat comfortable30.6
5) Comfortable40.8
6) Mostly comfortable377.1
7) Very comfortable38273.5
8) Don't know/not applicable9117.5
Missing9 
TOTAL520100.0
5) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Liturgist during worship (Q1CLITUR)
TOTAL%
2) Not very comfortable10.2
3) Not comfortable30.6
4) Somewhat comfortable193.7
5) Comfortable122.3
6) Mostly comfortable489.3
7) Very comfortable42381.7
8) Don't know/not applicable122.3
Missing11 
TOTAL518100.0
6) 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 comfortable10.2
2) Not very comfortable10.2
4) Somewhat comfortable71.3
5) Comfortable40.8
6) Mostly comfortable244.6
7) Very comfortable48592.6
8) Don't know/not applicable20.4
Missing5 
TOTAL524100.0
7) 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 comfortable10.2
2) Not very comfortable30.6
3) Not comfortable61.1
4) Somewhat comfortable152.9
5) Comfortable112.1
6) Mostly comfortable377.1
7) Very comfortable43282.4
8) Don't know/not applicable193.6
Missing5 
TOTAL524100.0
8) 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 comfortable10.2
2) Not very comfortable20.4
3) Not comfortable20.4
4) Somewhat comfortable101.9
5) Comfortable81.5
6) Mostly comfortable479.0
7) Very comfortable45286.1
8) Don't know/not applicable30.6
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
9) 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 comfortable10.2
2) Not very comfortable20.4
3) Not comfortable30.6
4) Somewhat comfortable81.5
5) Comfortable112.1
6) Mostly comfortable326.1
7) Very comfortable45687.4
8) Don't know/not applicable91.7
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
10) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women, in general, in each of these congregational roles? Guest preacher (Q1HGUEST)
TOTAL%
2) Not very comfortable71.3
3) Not comfortable91.7
4) Somewhat comfortable305.7
5) Comfortable377.1
6) Mostly comfortable7213.8
7) Very comfortable35567.9
8) Don't know/not applicable132.5
Missing6 
TOTAL523100.0
11) 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 comfortable30.6
2) Not very comfortable132.5
3) Not comfortable183.5
4) Somewhat comfortable479.1
5) Comfortable5610.8
6) Mostly comfortable8616.6
7) Very comfortable26651.4
8) Don't know/not applicable295.6
Missing11 
TOTAL518100.0
12) 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 comfortable102.0
2) Not very comfortable142.8
3) Not comfortable142.8
4) Somewhat comfortable285.6
5) Comfortable357.0
6) Mostly comfortable448.7
7) Very comfortable15831.4
8) Don't know/not applicable20039.8
Missing26 
TOTAL503100.0
13) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Elder (Q2AELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable122.3
2) Not very comfortable61.2
3) Not comfortable40.8
4) Somewhat comfortable254.8
5) Comfortable132.5
6) Mostly comfortable367.0
7) Very comfortable17734.2
8) Don't know/not applicable24447.2
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
14) How comfortable are people in your congregation with women of color, in particular, in these congregational roles? Deacon (Q2BDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable122.4
2) Not very comfortable51.0
3) Not comfortable20.4
4) Somewhat comfortable203.9
5) Comfortable102.0
6) Mostly comfortable356.9
7) Very comfortable16332.0
8) Don't know/not applicable26351.6
Missing19 
TOTAL510100.0
15) 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 comfortable112.1
2) Not very comfortable51.0
3) Not comfortable20.4
4) Somewhat comfortable316.0
5) Comfortable122.3
6) Mostly comfortable377.2
7) Very comfortable18235.4
8) Don't know/not applicable23445.5
Missing15 
TOTAL514100.0
16) 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 comfortable101.9
2) Not very comfortable30.6
4) Somewhat comfortable265.0
5) Comfortable122.3
6) Mostly comfortable305.8
7) Very comfortable19137.1
8) Don't know/not applicable24347.2
Missing14 
TOTAL515100.0
17) 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 comfortable112.1
2) Not very comfortable40.8
3) Not comfortable51.0
4) Somewhat comfortable285.4
5) Comfortable71.4
6) Mostly comfortable305.8
7) Very comfortable16732.5
8) Don't know/not applicable26251.0
Missing15 
TOTAL514100.0
18) 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 comfortable122.3
2) Not very comfortable40.8
3) Not comfortable30.6
4) Somewhat comfortable224.3
5) Comfortable112.1
6) Mostly comfortable316.0
7) Very comfortable18335.7
8) Don't know/not applicable24748.1
Missing16 
TOTAL513100.0
19) 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 comfortable102.0
2) Not very comfortable40.8
3) Not comfortable30.6
4) Somewhat comfortable234.5
5) Comfortable122.3
6) Mostly comfortable295.7
7) Very comfortable18435.9
8) Don't know/not applicable24748.2
Missing17 
TOTAL512100.0
20) 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 comfortable101.9
2) Not very comfortable81.6
3) Not comfortable51.0
4) Somewhat comfortable356.8
5) Comfortable244.7
6) Mostly comfortable397.6
7) Very comfortable18836.6
8) Don't know/not applicable20539.9
Missing15 
TOTAL514100.0
21) 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 comfortable132.5
2) Not very comfortable122.3
3) Not comfortable193.7
4) Somewhat comfortable285.5
5) Comfortable265.1
6) Mostly comfortable316.1
7) Very comfortable11322.1
8) Don't know/not applicable26952.6
Missing18 
TOTAL511100.0
22) 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 comfortable204.2
2) Not very comfortable122.5
3) Not comfortable122.5
4) Somewhat comfortable173.6
5) Comfortable183.8
6) Mostly comfortable234.8
7) Very comfortable7315.3
8) Don't know/not applicable30363.4
Missing51 
TOTAL478100.0
23) 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 recall40177.4
2) Once or twice417.9
3) A few times479.1
4) Several times173.3
5) Many times122.3
Missing11 
TOTAL518100.0
24) 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 recall35768.9
2) Once or twice448.5
3) A few times5610.8
4) Several times336.4
5) Many times285.4
Missing11 
TOTAL518100.0
25) 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 recall39375.4
2) Once or twice5911.3
3) A few times407.7
4) Several times203.8
5) Many times91.7
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
26) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Pastor (Q5APASTR)
TOTAL%
1) A man16932.2
2) A woman81.5
3) No preference33864.4
4) No opinion101.9
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
27) 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 man275.2
2) A woman458.6
3) No preference44084.3
4) No opinion101.9
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
28) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Christian educator (Q5CEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) A man91.7
2) A woman387.3
3) No preference46288.5
4) No opinion132.5
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
29) 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 man20.4
2) A woman275.1
3) No preference48392.0
4) No opinion132.5
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
30) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Choir director (Q5ECHOIR)
TOTAL%
1) A man173.3
2) A woman285.4
3) No preference46388.7
4) No opinion142.7
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
31) 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 man163.1
2) A woman40.8
3) No preference48292.0
4) No opinion224.2
Missing5 
TOTAL524100.0
32) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Committee chair (Q5GCHAIR)
TOTAL%
1) A man91.7
2) A woman71.3
3) No preference49494.6
4) No opinion122.3
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
33) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Guest preacher (Q5HGUEST)
TOTAL%
1) A man366.9
2) A woman10.2
3) No preference47490.3
4) No opinion142.7
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
34) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Elder (Q5IELDER)
TOTAL%
1) A man183.4
2) A woman30.6
3) No preference48993.3
4) No opinion142.7
Missing5 
TOTAL524100.0
35) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your congregation: Deacon (Q5JDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) A man30.6
2) A woman142.7
3) No preference45087.0
4) No opinion509.7
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
36) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your presbytery: Moderator (Q5KMODER)
TOTAL%
1) A man448.4
2) A woman51.0
3) No preference44986.2
4) No opinion234.4
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
37) Overall, do you prefer a man or a woman for each of the following positions? In your presbytery: Stated clerk (Q5LSTCLK)
TOTAL%
1) A man305.8
2) A woman81.5
3) No preference45587.8
4) No opinion254.8
Missing11 
TOTAL518100.0
38) 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 man5410.4
2) A woman61.2
3) No preference43283.1
4) No opinion285.4
Missing9 
TOTAL520100.0
39) 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 man61.2
2) A woman71.4
3) No preference47591.9
4) No opinion295.6
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
40) 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 man448.4
2) A woman40.8
3) No preference43683.4
4) No opinion397.5
Missing6 
TOTAL523100.0
41) 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 man417.8
2) A woman61.1
3) No preference43783.6
4) No opinion397.5
Missing6 
TOTAL523100.0
42) 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 man387.3
2) A woman61.1
3) No preference43983.9
4) No opinion407.6
Missing6 
TOTAL523100.0
43) In recent years, has your congregation made deliberate efforts to have both men and women as elders? (Q6AELDER)
TOTAL%
1) No367.1
2) Yes44487.7
3) Don't know265.1
Missing23 
TOTAL506100.0
44) In recent years, has your congregation made deliberate efforts to have both men and women as deacons? (Q6BDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) No429.0
2) Yes34574.2
3) Don't know7816.8
Missing64 
TOTAL465100.0
45) In recent years, has your congregation made deliberate efforts to have both men and women as liturgists? (Q6CLITUR)
TOTAL%
1) No479.5
2) Yes39379.7
3) Don't know5310.8
Missing36 
TOTAL493100.0
46) In recent years, has your congregation made deliberate efforts to have both men and women as other church leaders? (Q6DOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) No377.4
2) Yes41082.2
3) Don't know5210.4
Missing30 
TOTAL499100.0
47) 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 Q935370.0
2) Yes, on PNC11422.6
3) Yes, in another capacity377.3
Missing25 
TOTAL504100.0
48) During that search, were deliberate efforts made to attract both men and women among the applicants? (Q8AAPPB)
TOTAL%
1) No3421.9
2) Yes11372.9
3) Don't know85.2
Missing374 
TOTAL155100.0
49) During that search, did the four or five applicants most seriously considered for pastor include at least one woman? (Q8BAPPW)
TOTAL%
1) No4831.0
2) Yes9058.1
3) Don't know1711.0
Missing374 
TOTAL155100.0
50) Did these four or five applicants include at least one woman of color? (Q8CAPPWC)
TOTAL%
1) No9662.3
2) Yes2113.6
3) Don't know3724.0
Missing375 
TOTAL154100.0
51) Is there an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation? No. (Q9PWCIRC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43782.6
1) Checked9217.4
TOTAL529100.0
52) Is there an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation? Yes, PW. (Q9PWCIR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17733.5
1) Checked35266.5
TOTAL529100.0
53) Is there an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation? Yes, other (specify). (Q9PWCIR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46187.1
1) Checked6812.9
TOTAL529100.0
54) Is there an active Presbyterian Women (PW) circle or other women's group in your congregation? I don't know. (Q9PWCIR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51497.2
1) Checked152.8
TOTAL529100.0
55) [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) No4311.1
2) Yes28774.2
3) Don't know5714.7
Missing142 
TOTAL387100.0
56) [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) No6717.2
2) Yes27269.9
3) Don't know5012.9
Missing140 
TOTAL389100.0
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 cooks/servers for church events/meals/receptions? (Q10CCOOK)
TOTAL%
1) No5814.9
2) Yes29274.9
3) Don't know4010.3
Missing139 
TOTAL390100.0
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: Doing ministry with the homebound? (Q10DHOME)
TOTAL%
1) No10426.9
2) Yes17745.9
3) Don't know10527.2
Missing143 
TOTAL386100.0
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: Developing congregational leaders? (Q10ELEAD)
TOTAL%
1) No12332.0
2) Yes13234.4
3) Don't know12933.6
Missing145 
TOTAL384100.0
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: Coordinating new-member programs? (Q10FPROG)
TOTAL%
1) No19750.9
2) Yes8722.5
3) Don't know10326.6
Missing142 
TOTAL387100.0
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: Engaging in advocacy on social issues? (Q10GADVO)
TOTAL%
1) No15640.3
2) Yes9925.6
3) Don't know13234.1
Missing142 
TOTAL387100.0
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: Planning fellowship events for the congregation? (Q10HPLAN)
TOTAL%
1) No9323.8
2) Yes24763.3
3) Don't know5012.8
Missing139 
TOTAL390100.0
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: Offering prayer ministries? (Q10IPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) No9223.8
2) Yes21756.2
3) Don't know7719.9
Missing143 
TOTAL386100.0
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: Decorating the sanctuary? (Q10JDECO)
TOTAL%
1) No13735.0
2) Yes20251.7
3) Don't know5213.3
Missing138 
TOTAL391100.0
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: Cleaning church facilities? (Q10KCLEN)
TOTAL%
1) No18848.6
2) Yes14838.2
3) Don't know5113.2
Missing142 
TOTAL387100.0
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: Providing fundraisers for the congregation? (Q10LFUND)
TOTAL%
1) No14136.2
2) Yes18948.6
3) Don't know5915.2
Missing140 
TOTAL389100.0
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: Receiving national PW offerings? (Q10MOFFR)
TOTAL%
1) No6416.5
2) Yes19349.6
3) Don't know13233.9
Missing140 
TOTAL389100.0
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: Contributing to the church's annual budget? (Q10NBUDG)
TOTAL%
1) No16241.9
2) Yes14738.0
3) Don't know7820.2
Missing142 
TOTAL387100.0
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: Contributing funds to other church needs? (Q10ONEED)
TOTAL%
1) No6115.7
2) Yes26568.3
3) Don't know6216.0
Missing141 
TOTAL388100.0
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: Providing an entry point for new members? (Q10PENTR)
TOTAL%
1) No9925.8
2) Yes16843.9
3) Don't know11630.3
Missing146 
TOTAL383100.0
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: Other (specify) (Q10QOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Suggestion of Activity-Event-Program425.0
2) Don't have PW/Presbyterian Women318.8
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 comment850.0
Missing513 
TOTAL16100.0
72) [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 circled51998.1
1) Circled101.9
TOTAL529100.0
73) [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 circled51597.4
1) Circled142.6
TOTAL529100.0
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 cooks/servers for church events/meals/receptions (Q11CCOOK)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled52499.1
1) Circled50.9
TOTAL529100.0
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: Doing ministry with the homebound (Q11DHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled50194.7
1) Circled285.3
TOTAL529100.0
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: Developing congregational leaders (Q11ELEAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled50896.0
1) Circled214.0
TOTAL529100.0
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: Coordinating new-member programs (Q11FPROG)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled49393.2
1) Circled366.8
TOTAL529100.0
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: Engaging in advocacy on social issues (Q11GADVO)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled49293.0
1) Circled377.0
TOTAL529100.0
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: Planning fellowship events for the congregation (Q11HPLAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled51597.4
1) Circled142.6
TOTAL529100.0
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: Offering prayer ministries (Q11IPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled51196.6
1) Circled183.4
TOTAL529100.0
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: Decorating the sanctuary (Q11JDECO)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled52098.3
1) Circled91.7
TOTAL529100.0
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: Cleaning church facilities (Q11KCLEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled52298.7
1) Circled71.3
TOTAL529100.0
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: Providing fundraisers for the congregation (Q11LFUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled51998.1
1) Circled101.9
TOTAL529100.0
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: Receiving national PW offerings (Q11MOFFR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled52398.9
1) Circled61.1
TOTAL529100.0
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: Contributing to the church's annual budget (Q11NBUDG)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled51397.0
1) Circled163.0
TOTAL529100.0
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: Contributing funds to other church needs (Q11ONEED)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled52298.7
1) Circled71.3
TOTAL529100.0
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: Providing an entry point for new members (Q11PENTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled49092.6
1) Circled397.4
TOTAL529100.0
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: Other (specify) (Q11QOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not circled52699.4
1) Circled30.6
TOTAL529100.0
89) 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) Never295.6
2) Yes, but rarely448.5
3) Yes, occasionally7714.9
4) Yes, most of the time23144.6
5) Yes, always8817.0
6) Not sure499.5
Missing11 
TOTAL518100.0
90) 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) Never428.3
2) Yes, but rarely367.1
3) Yes, occasionally5210.3
4) Yes, most of the time21442.5
5) Yes, always8717.3
6) Not sure7314.5
Missing25 
TOTAL504100.0
91) How comfortable are you with the use of gender-inclusive language when referring to the people of God? (Q13LANG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable397.5
2) Not very comfortable193.7
3) Not comfortable224.2
4) Somewhat comfortable5911.3
5) Comfortable203.8
6) Mostly comfortable5811.2
7) Very comfortable25048.1
8) No opinion5310.2
Missing9 
TOTAL520100.0
92) 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) Never407.7
2) Yes, but rarely8917.1
3) Yes, occasionally16531.8
4) Yes, most of the time15730.3
5) Yes, always316.0
6) Not sure377.1
Missing10 
TOTAL519100.0
93) 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) Never5210.4
2) Yes, but rarely9819.7
3) Yes, occasionally13827.7
4) Yes, most of the time12825.7
5) Yes, always255.0
6) Not sure5711.4
Missing31 
TOTAL498100.0
94) How comfortable are you with the use of expansive language when referring to God? (Q15EXPAN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all comfortable479.1
2) Not very comfortable387.3
3) Not comfortable377.1
4) Somewhat comfortable7414.3
5) Comfortable387.3
6) Mostly comfortable7414.3
7) Very comfortable17634.0
8) No opinion346.6
Missing11 
TOTAL518100.0
95) 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) Never387.5
2) Rarely6713.1
3) Occasionally15029.4
4) Often17634.5
5) Very often7915.5
Missing19 
TOTAL510100.0
96) 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 male20339.3
2) Almost all male10420.1
3) Mostly male6612.8
4) Half male, half female7314.1
5) Mostly female20.4
6) Almost all female30.6
8) Not sure6612.8
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
97) 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 disagree356.9
2) Disagree5711.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree11322.2
4) Agree21442.1
5) Strongly agree8917.5
Missing21 
TOTAL508100.0
98) 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 disagree8216.0
2) Disagree11221.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree13927.1
4) Agree11522.5
5) Strongly agree6412.5
Missing17 
TOTAL512100.0
99) 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 disagree152.9
2) Disagree81.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree244.6
4) Agree20840.2
5) Strongly agree26250.7
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
100) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. God is best understood in masculine terms. (Q18DMASC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree519.9
2) Disagree7414.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree14528.2
4) Agree15429.9
5) Strongly agree9117.7
Missing14 
TOTAL515100.0
101) 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 disagree7615.0
2) Disagree18235.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree16131.7
4) Agree7114.0
5) Strongly agree183.5
Missing21 
TOTAL508100.0
102) 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 disagree163.1
2) Disagree316.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree6412.6
4) Agree24948.9
5) Strongly agree14929.3
Missing20 
TOTAL509100.0
103) 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 disagree357.0
2) Disagree7615.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree18436.6
4) Agree15731.2
5) Strongly agree5110.1
Missing26 
TOTAL503100.0
104) 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 disagree204.0
2) Disagree265.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree19037.6
4) Agree16031.7
5) Strongly agree10921.6
Missing24 
TOTAL505100.0
105) Are there worship services in your congregation conducted entirely or primarily in a language other than English? (Q19OLANG)
TOTAL%
1) No50797.9
2) Yes112.1
Missing11 
TOTAL518100.0
106) [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) Spanish545.5
2) Korean327.3
11) Portuguese19.1
13) Native Dakota-Sioux19.1
23) French19.1
Missing518 
TOTAL11100.0
107) [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) Spanish1100.0
Missing528 
TOTAL1100.0
108) 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 many61.2
2) Too few152.9
3) The right number30158.2
4) Don't know/no opinion19537.7
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
109) 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 many102.0
2) Too few458.8
3) The right number24748.4
4) Don't know/no opinion20840.8
Missing19 
TOTAL510100.0
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 of color, in particular? (Q20CWOC)
TOTAL%
1) Too many112.1
2) Too few469.0
3) The right number21341.5
4) Don't know/no opinion24347.4
Missing16 
TOTAL513100.0
111) Does your congregation use the Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover; 1990 publication)? (Q21PHYMN)
TOTAL%
1) No11823.0
2) Yes39677.0
Missing15 
TOTAL514100.0
112) [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 hymnal11599.1
2) No hymnal10.9
Missing413 
TOTAL116100.0
113) If your congregation uses another hymnal, please specify: (Q21BTHYM)
TOTAL%
1) The 1933 Presbyterian Hymnal11.3
2) The 1955 Presbyterian Hymnal2431.2
5) Lift Up Your Hearts11.3
7) Hymns for the Family of God56.5
8) All other3444.2
9) Don't know1215.6
Missing452 
TOTAL77100.0
114) 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 effect19938.5
2) Yes, it had a small effect387.4
3) Yes, it had a major effect224.3
4) Don't know25849.9
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
115) How often does your congregation typically sing the doxology? (Q23DOXOL)
TOTAL%
1) Never91.7
2) Once a month or less295.6
3) Every two or three weeks203.8
4) Every week/nearly every week45887.7
5) Don't know61.1
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
116) 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)45495.2
2) Other (e.g., God, Christ, and Spirit) (specify)224.6
3) Both10.2
Missing52 
TOTAL477100.0
117) 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 recall19537.6
2) Once or twice10720.6
3) A few times11722.5
4) Several times7213.9
5) Many times285.4
Missing10 
TOTAL519100.0
118) 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 recall27159.6
2) Once or twice9621.1
3) A few times4810.5
4) Several times286.2
5) Many times122.6
Missing74 
TOTAL455100.0
119) 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) No7414.2
2) Yes43583.3
3) Don't know132.5
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
120) 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) No448.5
2) Yes33264.3
3) Don't know265.0
4) Not applicable11422.1
Missing13 
TOTAL516100.0
121) 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) No14527.8
2) Yes37271.4
3) Don't know30.6
4) Not applicable10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
122) 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 oppose101.9
2) Oppose193.7
3) Tend to oppose509.7
4) Tend to support8516.5
5) Support21842.4
6) Strongly support13225.7
Missing15 
TOTAL514100.0
123) Response form (RESPFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper45986.8
2) Web7013.2
TOTAL529100.0
124) Other hymn books used: (OTHRHYMN)
125) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders529100.0
TOTAL529100.0
126) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51923.55517
127) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile6011.5
1) 17314.0
2) 29117.5
3) 36312.1
4) 4407.7
5) 5509.6
6) 6224.2
7) 7163.1
8) 8152.9
9) 920.4
10) 10275.2
11) 1140.8
12) 12152.9
13) 1340.8
14) 1430.6
15) 15122.3
16) 1640.8
17) 1720.4
18) 1810.2
19) 1910.2
20) 2020.4
21) 2110.2
23) 2310.2
25) 2520.4
28) 2810.2
30) 3010.2
32) 3230.6
35) 3510.2
40) 4010.2
101) 10110.2
400) 40010.2
Missing9 
TOTAL520100.0
128) Check here if you don't know number of members. (DKNUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50496.0
1) Checked214.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
129) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL493698.0691984
130) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52299.8
2) No10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL523100.0
131) If you have ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes490100.0
Missing39 
TOTAL490100.0
132) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20239.5
2) No30960.5
Missing18 
TOTAL511100.0
133) If you have ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church, are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5100.0
Missing524 
TOTAL5100.0
134) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28053.3
1) Checked24546.7
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
135) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29556.2
1) Checked23043.8
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
136) 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 checked46789.0
1) Checked5811.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
137) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46688.8
1) Checked5911.2
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
138) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40076.2
1) Checked12523.8
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
139) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51397.7
1) Checked122.3
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
140) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38373.0
1) Checked14227.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
141) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39374.9
1) Checked13225.1
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
142) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38272.8
1) Checked14327.2
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
143) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.2
4) Several times a year20.4
5) About once a month30.6
6) 2-3 times a month509.5
7) Nearly every week26650.8
8) Every week20238.5
Missing5 
TOTAL524100.0
144) 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 emphasis10219.7
2) Reaching those who do not attend church305.8
3) Traditional style of worship or music18636.0
4) Contemporary style of worship or music183.5
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper6312.2
6) Social activities or meeting new people183.5
7) Sermons/preaching7815.1
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups122.3
9) Ministry for children or youth61.2
10) Prayer ministry for one another10.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need20.4
13) Openness to social diversity10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
145) 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 church40.8
3) Traditional style of worship or music387.5
4) Contemporary style of worship or music122.4
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper9518.8
6) Social activities or meeting new people387.5
7) Sermons/preaching12524.7
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups6713.2
9) Ministry for children or youth428.3
10) Prayer ministry for one another346.7
11) Practical care for one another in times of need428.3
13) Openness to social diversity40.8
14) Your church school or Sunday school class51.0
Missing23 
TOTAL506100.0
146) Which of the following aspects of your congregation do you personally most value? (Check up to three options.) (VALUE2)
TOTAL%
3) Traditional style of worship or music20.4
4) Contemporary style of worship or music10.2
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper132.8
6) Social activities or meeting new people91.9
7) Sermons/preaching7315.8
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups5211.3
9) Ministry for children or youth4810.4
10) Prayer ministry for one another388.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need9821.2
12) The congregation's school or pre-school81.7
13) Openness to social diversity4710.2
14) Your church school or Sunday school class7315.8
Missing67 
TOTAL462100.0
147) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you attended programs or events at your church (besides worship; if you attended Sunday or Church school, include those hours here.)? (HREVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours193.6
2) 1-2 hours6211.9
3) 3-5 hours14127.1
4) 6-10 hours17032.6
5) 11-20 hours10420.0
6) More than 20 hours254.8
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
148) 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 hours265.0
2) 1-2 hours9418.0
3) 3-5 hours18034.5
4) 6-10 hours13225.3
5) 11-20 hours489.2
6) More than 20 hours417.9
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
149) 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 hours23846.0
2) 1-2 hours13225.5
3) 3-5 hours9518.4
4) 6-10 hours336.4
5) 11-20 hours163.1
6) More than 20 hours30.6
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
150) 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 hours14828.7
2) 1-2 hours13325.8
3) 3-5 hours11722.7
4) 6-10 hours6011.7
5) 11-20 hours295.6
6) More than 20 hours285.4
Missing14 
TOTAL515100.0
151) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52219.05218
152) Including your current congregation, how many congregations have you ever belonged to? (NUMCONG)
TOTAL%
0) 163.1
1) 7213.9
2) 15429.7
3) 9718.7
4) 7314.1
5) 387.3
6) 265.0
7) 142.7
8) 81.5
9) 91.7
10) 71.3
11) 10.2
12) 30.6
14) 10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL519100.0
153) Of these, how many are/have been Presbyterian? (NUMPRES)
TOTAL%
0) 173.5
1) 19640.7
2) 12525.9
3) 7114.7
4) 387.9
5) 112.3
6) 91.9
7) 30.6
8) 30.6
9) 51.0
10) 30.6
11) 10.2
Missing47 
TOTAL482100.0
154) 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) Baptist6512.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)112.1
3) Episcopal112.1
4) Lutheran254.8
5) Methodist6111.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA24346.6
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)40.8
8) Reformed51.0
9) Roman Catholic316.0
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)183.5
11) Independent or Non-denominational61.2
12) None122.3
13) Other (specify)295.6
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
155) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10821.1
2) Several times a week8516.6
3) Weekly7113.8
4) Several times a month7514.6
5) Once a month448.6
6) Less than once a month10620.7
7) Never244.7
Missing16 
TOTAL513100.0
156) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily61.3
2) Several times a week204.2
3) Weekly10421.8
4) Several times a month377.7
5) Once a month398.2
6) Less than once a month11323.6
7) Never15933.3
Missing51 
TOTAL478100.0
157) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10.2
2) Several times a week102.0
3) Weekly13427.4
4) Several times a month459.2
5) Once a month5411.0
6) Less than once a month10922.3
7) Never13627.8
Missing40 
TOTAL489100.0
158) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read other devotional materials or religious books (DEVOTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily9117.9
2) Several times a week6112.0
3) Weekly5210.2
4) Several times a month9919.4
5) Once a month7915.5
6) Less than once a month9218.1
7) Never356.9
Missing20 
TOTAL509100.0
159) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily36169.6
2) Several times a week8516.4
3) Weekly234.4
4) Several times a month285.4
5) Once a month51.0
6) Less than once a month101.9
7) Never71.3
Missing10 
TOTAL519100.0
160) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily7916.0
2) Several times a week8016.2
3) Weekly12324.9
4) Several times a month5711.6
5) Once a month346.9
6) Less than once a month5611.4
7) Never6413.0
Missing36 
TOTAL493100.0
161) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week30.7
3) Weekly6714.6
4) Several times a month275.9
5) Once a month316.7
6) Less than once a month9721.1
7) Never23551.1
Missing69 
TOTAL460100.0
162) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily28858.3
2) Several times a week7214.6
3) Weekly295.9
4) Several times a month255.1
5) Once a month61.2
6) Less than once a month183.6
7) Never5611.3
Missing35 
TOTAL494100.0
163) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily30763.0
2) Several times a week6413.1
3) Weekly265.3
4) Several times a month265.3
5) Once a month40.8
6) Less than once a month153.1
7) Never459.2
Missing42 
TOTAL487100.0
164) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily255.1
2) Several times a week459.2
3) Weekly347.0
4) Several times a month6312.9
5) Once a month449.0
6) Less than once a month11223.0
7) Never16533.8
Missing41 
TOTAL488100.0
165) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily21441.5
2) Several times a week7113.8
3) Weekly367.0
4) Several times a month509.7
5) Once a month285.4
6) Less than once a month8616.7
7) Never316.0
Missing13 
TOTAL516100.0
166) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative316.0
2) Conservative17534.0
3) Moderate19738.3
4) Liberal8616.7
5) Very liberal265.0
Missing14 
TOTAL515100.0
167) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35367.8
2) No16832.2
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
168) 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) Yes23245.1
2) No28254.9
Missing15 
TOTAL514100.0
169) 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%
5) 520.9
6) 610.5
7) 741.8
8) 862.8
9) Child31.4
10) 10136.0
11) 1183.7
12) 122511.5
13) 13136.0
14) Teenager136.0
15) 15115.1
16) 16115.1
17) 1773.2
18) 1841.8
19) 1941.8
20) 2041.8
21) 2131.4
22) 2241.8
23) 2310.5
24) 2431.4
25) 2552.3
26) 2652.3
27) 2710.5
28) 2841.8
29) 2931.4
30) 3062.8
31) 3131.4
32) 3220.9
33) 3320.9
34) 3410.5
35) 3541.8
36) 3620.9
37) 3720.9
38) 3831.4
39) 3910.5
40) 40125.5
41) 4110.5
42) 4231.4
43) 4310.5
44) 4410.5
45) 4510.5
47) 4720.9
50) 5062.8
53) 5320.9
54) 5420.9
60) 6010.5
99) Don't know10.5
Missing312 
TOTAL217100.0
170) In the last year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (INVITEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38173.8
2) No13526.2
Missing13 
TOTAL516100.0
171) 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) 1267.4
2) 28223.5
3) 35415.5
4) 45415.5
5) 54412.6
6) 6257.2
7) 751.4
8) 872.0
9) 920.6
10) 10308.6
12) 1272.0
15) 1530.9
20) 2072.0
25) 2510.3
97) A few-several20.6
Missing180 
TOTAL349100.0
172) 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.7214.0
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.22443.4
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.17133.1
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.448.5
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.20.4
7) Don't know30.6
Missing13 
TOTAL516100.0
173) 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 agree37972.5
2) Agree9618.4
3) Neutral or not sure428.0
4) Disagree61.1
Missing6 
TOTAL523100.0
174) 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 agree28254.2
2) Agree9818.8
3) Neutral or not sure11221.5
4) Disagree183.5
5) Strongly disagree101.9
Missing9 
TOTAL520100.0
175) 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 agree458.8
2) Agree9718.9
3) Neutral or not sure11322.0
4) Disagree17834.7
5) Strongly disagree8015.6
Missing16 
TOTAL513100.0
176) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree265.1
2) Agree9318.2
3) Neutral or not sure10320.2
4) Disagree15630.6
5) Strongly disagree13225.9
Missing19 
TOTAL510100.0
177) 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 agree23445.3
2) Agree11121.5
3) Neutral or not sure9318.0
4) Disagree6412.4
5) Strongly disagree152.9
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
178) 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 agree13426.2
2) Agree9017.6
3) Neutral or not sure10921.3
4) Disagree11422.3
5) Strongly disagree6412.5
Missing18 
TOTAL511100.0
179) 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 agree19337.2
2) Agree27252.4
3) Neutral or not sure458.7
4) Disagree91.7
Missing10 
TOTAL519100.0
180) 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 agree17633.7
2) Agree24146.2
3) Neutral or not sure5811.1
4) Disagree407.7
5) Strongly disagree71.3
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
181) 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 agree142.7
2) Agree5911.3
3) Neutral or not sure16832.2
4) Disagree24246.4
5) Strongly disagree397.5
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
182) 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 agree367.0
2) Agree25549.5
3) Neutral or not sure12624.5
4) Disagree8516.5
5) Strongly disagree132.5
Missing14 
TOTAL515100.0
183) 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 agree244.6
2) Agree11021.2
3) Neutral or not sure24246.6
4) Disagree12423.9
5) Strongly disagree193.7
Missing10 
TOTAL519100.0
184) 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 agree12423.9
2) Agree24547.2
3) Neutral or not sure7815.0
4) Disagree6111.8
5) Strongly disagree112.1
Missing10 
TOTAL519100.0
185) 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 agree397.5
2) Agree17934.4
3) Neutral or not sure21541.3
4) Disagree7113.7
5) Strongly disagree163.1
Missing9 
TOTAL520100.0
186) 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, definitely9919.0
2) Yes, probably11021.2
3) Not sure438.3
4) No, probably not9418.1
5) No, definitely not17433.5
Missing9 
TOTAL520100.0
187) 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, definitely9718.7
2) Yes, probably10420.0
3) Not sure448.5
4) No, probably not9117.5
5) No, definitely not18435.4
Missing9 
TOTAL520100.0
188) 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, definitely7815.0
2) Yes, probably6312.1
3) Not sure5510.6
4) No, probably not7113.7
5) No, definitely not25348.7
Missing9 
TOTAL520100.0
189) 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 agree9718.6
2) Agree12023.0
3) Neutral or not sure7414.2
4) Disagree9217.6
5) Strongly disagree13926.6
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
190) 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 agree17734.0
2) Agree9518.2
3) Neutral or not sure7514.4
4) Disagree8716.7
5) Strongly disagree8716.7
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
191) 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 agree6011.5
2) Agree8215.7
3) Neutral or not sure7314.0
4) Disagree10720.5
5) Strongly disagree19938.2
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
192) 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 agree14928.9
2) Agree11522.3
3) Neutral or not sure10019.4
4) Disagree8917.2
5) Strongly disagree6312.2
Missing13 
TOTAL516100.0
193) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5210.3
2) Agree7013.9
3) Neutral or not sure7815.4
4) Disagree10420.6
5) Strongly disagree20139.8
Missing24 
TOTAL505100.0
194) 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 agree305.8
2) Agree7915.3
3) Neutral or not sure7915.3
4) Disagree11422.1
5) Strongly disagree21441.5
Missing13 
TOTAL516100.0
195) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7314.0
2) Agree12423.8
3) Neutral or not sure10420.0
4) Disagree8215.7
5) Strongly disagree13826.5
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
196) 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 agree7113.6
2) Agree8315.9
3) Neutral or not sure7213.8
4) Disagree8215.7
5) Strongly disagree21340.9
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
197) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female27752.8
2) Male24847.2
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
198) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52560.93712
199) 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 farm9017.2
2) On a farm244.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)19938.1
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)7814.9
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city336.3
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)407.7
7) In a suburb near a large city5811.1
Missing7 
TOTAL522100.0
200) 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 farm336.5
2) On a farm30.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)25650.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)9017.8
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city326.3
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)438.5
7) In a suburb near a large city489.5
Missing24 
TOTAL505100.0
201) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married40778.9
2) Not married10921.1
Missing13 
TOTAL516100.0
202) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3631.3
2) Yes, am now widowed4841.7
3) Yes, am now divorced2622.6
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced54.3
Missing414 
TOTAL115100.0
203) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No30376.5
2) Yes, was widowed153.8
3) Yes, was divorced7619.2
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced20.5
Missing133 
TOTAL396100.0
204) 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) Baptist4912.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)112.7
3) Episcopal82.0
4) Lutheran235.7
5) Methodist6315.6
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA12831.8
8) Reformed30.7
9) Roman Catholic5613.9
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)184.5
11) Independent or non-denominational30.7
12) None82.0
13) Other (specify)338.2
Missing126 
TOTAL403100.0
205) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.3
3) Episcopal10.3
5) Methodist20.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA33688.2
9) Roman Catholic133.4
11) Independent or non-denominational10.3
12) Other (specify)174.5
13) None102.6
Missing148 
TOTAL381100.0
206) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never143.5
2) Less than once a year82.0
3) About once or twice a year164.0
4) Several times a year235.7
5) About once a month235.7
6) 2-3 times a month4210.5
7) Nearly every week15137.7
8) Every week12430.9
Missing128 
TOTAL401100.0
207) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never7141.3
2) Less than once a year2212.8
3) About once or twice a year3319.2
4) Several times a year1911.0
5) About once a month52.9
6) 2-3 times a month84.7
7) Nearly every week84.7
8) Every week63.5
Missing357 
TOTAL172100.0
208) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None6913.4
1) 15911.5
2) 220139.1
3) 311522.4
4) 4479.1
5) 5112.1
6) 681.6
7) 710.2
8) 820.4
9) 910.2
Missing15 
TOTAL514100.0
209) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32261.3
1) Checked20338.7
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
210) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47891.0
1) Checked479.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
211) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47790.9
1) Checked489.1
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
212) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51698.3
1) Checked91.7
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
213) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31059.0
1) Checked21541.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
214) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49894.9
1) Checked275.1
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
215) Please indicate your employment status. Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52099.0
1) Checked51.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
216) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51798.5
1) Checked81.5
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
217) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37371.0
1) Checked15229.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
218) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48291.8
1) Checked438.2
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
219) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49494.1
1) Checked315.9
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
220) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52299.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
221) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36369.1
1) Checked16230.9
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
222) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49393.9
1) Checked326.1
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
223) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked525100.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
224) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52099.0
1) Checked51.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
225) 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) 185.6
2) 10.3
3) 20.6
5) 10.3
6) 10.3
8) 41.3
10) 10.3
12) 20.6
15) 51.6
17) 10.3
18) 10.3
20) 134.1
21) 10.3
24) 51.6
25) 51.6
27) 10.3
30) 134.1
32) 72.2
34) 20.6
35) 113.4
37) 10.3
38) 30.9
40) 10532.9
42) 51.6
43) 10.3
44) 30.9
45) 3210.0
46) 10.3
47) 20.6
48) 20.6
50) 3811.9
54) 20.6
55) 103.1
56) 10.3
60) 103.1
65) 30.9
68) 10.3
70) 30.9
99) 10.3
Missing210 
TOTAL319100.0
226) 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) 259.7
2) 20.8
3) 10.4
4) 10.4
5) 20.8
10) 51.9
11) 10.4
12) 31.2
15) 51.9
16) 10.4
18) 10.4
20) 103.9
21) 10.4
22) 10.4
23) 10.4
24) 20.8
25) 31.2
26) 20.8
30) 135.1
32) 20.8
35) 31.2
36) 31.2
37) 10.4
38) 10.4
40) 9135.4
42) 20.8
44) 10.4
45) 207.8
48) 31.2
49) 10.4
50) 2710.5
53) 10.4
55) 20.8
60) 114.3
65) 51.9
80) 10.4
99) 20.8
Missing272 
TOTAL257100.0
227) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Some high school20.4
3) High school diploma458.6
4) Some college, but no degree8015.2
5) Associate's degree387.2
6) Bachelor's degree11421.7
7) Some graduate work7213.7
8) Graduate degree17433.1
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
228) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less20.5
2) Some high school92.2
3) High school diploma7016.9
4) Some college, but no degree5413.1
5) Associate's degree348.2
6) Bachelor's degree11327.4
7) Some graduate work419.9
8) Graduate degree9021.8
Missing116 
TOTAL413100.0
229) 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 alone9017.2
2) Two of us30458.0
3) Three of us7113.5
4) Four of us438.2
5) Five of us91.7
6) Six of us51.0
7) Seven or more of us10.2
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL524100.0
230) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank15386.9
1) One158.5
2) Two84.5
Missing353 
TOTAL176100.0
231) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 6–12 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank15179.1
1) One2915.2
2) Two94.7
3) Three21.0
Missing338 
TOTAL191100.0
232) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 13–17 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank14873.3
1) One4421.8
2) Two84.0
3) Three21.0
Missing327 
TOTAL202100.0
233) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 18–24 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank15083.8
1) One2514.0
2) Two42.2
Missing350 
TOTAL179100.0
234) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank10.2
1) One9117.7
2) Two39276.1
3) Three275.2
4) Four40.8
Missing14 
TOTAL515100.0
235) 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 alone8516.6
2) A single parent, living with one or more children71.4
3) A married couple, no children in household28455.6
4) A married couple, living with one or more children11221.9
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)234.5
Missing18 
TOTAL511100.0
236) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat16531.9
2) Independent9117.6
3) Republican25248.7
4) Other (specify)91.7
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
237) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked254.8
1) Checked50095.2
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
238) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51097.1
1) Checked152.9
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
239) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52099.0
1) Checked51.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
240) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52299.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
241) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52399.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
242) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52299.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
243) 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) Yes42681.8
2) No9017.3
3) Don't know20.4
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards [vol.]30.6
Missing8 
TOTAL521100.0
244) 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 $10,00061.2
2) $10,000-$14,99951.0
3) $15,000-$19,99930.6
4) $20,000-$29,999428.6
5) $30,000-$39,999428.6
6) $40,000-$49,999408.2
7) $50,000-$59,9995711.7
8) $60,000-$69,9994910.0
9) $70,000-$79,999377.6
10) $80,000-$89,999367.4
11) $90,000-$99,999367.4
12) $100,000-$124,9996513.3
13) $125,000-$149,999224.5
14) $150,000-$199,999234.7
15) $200,000-$249,999142.9
16) $250,000 or more122.5
Missing40 
TOTAL489100.0
245) 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) Yes51499.4
2) No30.6
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
246) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4623616.193889
247) 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) Yes26152.8
2) No23347.2
Missing35 
TOTAL494100.0
248) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2243251.54520503
249) 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) Yes45289.0
2) No5611.0
Missing21 
TOTAL508100.0
250) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4007788.30386363
251) 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) Yes28557.6
2) No21042.4
Missing34 
TOTAL495100.0
252) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) None2710.6
10) 1062.4
12) 1210.4
15) 1520.8
20) 2072.7
25) 2593.5
30) 3041.6
40) 4062.4
45) 4510.4
50) 503915.3
70) 7010.4
74) 7410.4
75) 7531.2
100) 1006927.1
110) 11010.4
140) 14010.4
150) 15093.5
200) 2003212.5
250) 25052.0
300) 30072.7
350) 35010.4
370) 37010.4
400) 40041.6
450) 45010.4
500) 50031.2
600) 60020.8
800) 80010.4
990) 99010.4
1000) 100031.2
2000) 200020.8
5000) 500010.4
999999) Don't know41.6
Missing274 
TOTAL255100.0
253) 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) Yes26352.6
2) No23747.4
Missing29 
TOTAL500100.0
254) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None208.5
10) 1010.4
15) 1520.8
20) 2073.0
25) 2541.7
30) 3020.8
40) 4031.3
45) 4520.8
50) 50198.1
68) 6810.4
70) 7010.4
75) 7520.8
100) 1004217.8
120) 12020.8
150) 15052.1
200) 200229.3
240) 24020.8
250) 25073.0
300) 300156.4
390) 39010.4
400) 40031.3
415) 41510.4
500) 500156.4
600) 60020.8
700) 70010.4
750) 75020.8
830) 83010.4
960) 96010.4
975) 97520.8
1000) 1000166.8
1100) 110010.4
1200) 120031.3
1250) 125010.4
1350) 135010.4
1400) 140010.4
1500) 150020.8
1600) 160010.4
2000) 200062.5
2200) 220010.4
2400) 240010.4
2500) 250031.3
3000) 300031.3
3740) 374010.4
4500) 450020.8
5000) 500020.8
5800) 580010.4
6000) 600010.4
8000) 800010.4
Missing293 
TOTAL236100.0
255) 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) Yes46792.5
2) No387.5
Missing24 
TOTAL505100.0
256) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4161741.2047526
257) Response form: (RSPFORM2)
TOTAL%
1) Paper48993.1
2) Web366.9
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
258) State (STATE)
259) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast12523.8
2) Midwest13425.5
3) South18334.9
4) West8315.8
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
260) Sample2 (SAMPLE2)
TOTAL%
2) Elders525100.0
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
261) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 39224.2
2) 40-496312.0
3) 50-6422142.1
4) 65+21941.7
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
262) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female27752.8
2) Male24847.2
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0
263) 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 $20,000142.9
2) $20,000-$49,99912425.4
3) $50,000-$99,99921544.0
4) $100,000+13627.8
Missing40 
TOTAL489100.0
264) 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) Democrat16531.9
2) Independent9117.6
3) Republican25248.7
4) Other (specify)91.7
Missing12 
TOTAL517100.0
265) I-REGION: Region of residents (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast12523.8
2) Midwest13425.5
3) South18334.9
4) West8315.8
Missing4 
TOTAL525100.0