Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2009 - Education and Other Topics, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How well informed would you say you are about the range and scope of the Presbyterian Church (USA) mission? (Q1SCOPE)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed10715.0
2) Generally informed44762.6
3) A little informed15021.0
4) Not informed101.4
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
2) In the last two years, how much have you learned about PC(USA) mission? (Q2LEARN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal659.1
2) A fair amount32745.8
3) A little29240.9
4) Nothing304.2
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
3) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): PC(USA) long-term international mission workers? (Q3WORKER)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed9813.7
2) Generally informed33246.6
3) A little informed21830.6
4) Not informed659.1
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
4) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission council (the GACM, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): PC(USA) Washington Office? (Q3OFFICE)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed557.7
2) Generally informed20128.2
3) A little informed26437.0
4) Not informed19327.1
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
5) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): PresbyTel, the PC(USA) information service? (Q3INFO)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed385.3
2) Generally informed15722.1
3) A little informed29241.0
4) Not informed22531.6
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
6) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): Presbyterian Disaster Assistance? (Q3ASSIST)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed27839.0
2) Generally informed30442.6
3) A little informed11015.4
4) Not informed212.9
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
7) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): Presbyterian Hunger Program? (Q3HUNGER)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed17324.3
2) Generally informed32846.0
3) A little informed16823.6
4) Not informed446.2
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
8) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): Presbyterian Youth Triennium? (Q3YOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed17925.1
2) Generally informed28039.2
3) A little informed19126.8
4) Not informed649.0
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
9) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): Presbyterians Today magazine? (Q3MAGAZI)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed25235.4
2) Generally informed22932.2
3) A little informed16322.9
4) Not informed679.4
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
10) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): racial-ethnic congregational development (supporting racial-ethnic congregations)? (Q3RACIAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed537.4
2) Generally informed21630.3
3) A little informed31343.9
4) Not informed13118.4
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
11) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): We Believe curriculum? (Q3CURRIC)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed8712.2
2) Generally informed19627.4
3) A little informed26036.4
4) Not informed17224.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
12) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): Other (please specify)? (Q3OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed2123.3
2) Generally informed1213.3
3) A little informed1314.4
4) Not informed4448.9
Missing628 
TOTAL90100.0
13) Is a school-age child part of your household? Yes, I am a school-age child (Q4CHILD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71699.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL718100.0
14) Is a school-age child part of your household? Yes, I have at least one school-age child (including an adopted child, foster child, or stepchild) and this child lives with me (Q4HAVE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52473.0
1) Checked19427.0
TOTAL718100.0
15) Is a school-age child part of your household? Yes, at least one school-age child lives with me who is not my child (please specify the relationship) (Q4LIVES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71399.3
1) Checked50.7
TOTAL718100.0
16) Is a school-age child part of your household? No (Q4NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20128.0
1) Checked51772.0
TOTAL718100.0
17) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a public school (in your neighborhood or elsewhere) to which the public school district in your community has assigned you, your child or another child in your household? (Q5PUBLIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57680.2
1) Checked14219.8
TOTAL718100.0
18) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a public magnet school that draws students from across the school district? (Q5MAGNET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70397.9
1) Checked152.1
TOTAL718100.0
19) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a charter school that is publicly funded but is not operated directly by the school district? (Q5FUNDED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71199.0
1) Checked71.0
TOTAL718100.0
20) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a private, religious school? (Q5PRIVAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69797.1
1) Checked212.9
TOTAL718100.0
21) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a private, non-religious school? (Q5NONREL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70498.1
1) Checked141.9
TOTAL718100.0
22) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: homeschooled? (Q5HOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70698.3
1) Checked121.7
TOTAL718100.0
23) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: other type of school setting (please specify)? (Q5OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71299.2
1) Checked60.8
TOTAL718100.0
24) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: not enrolled in school? (Q5NOTENR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71699.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL718100.0
25) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a public school (in your neighborhood or elsewhere) to which the public school district in your community assigned you? (Q6PUBLIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked365.0
1) Checked68295.0
TOTAL718100.0
26) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a public magnet school that drew students from across the school district? (Q6MAGNET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69797.1
1) Checked212.9
TOTAL718100.0
27) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a charter school that was publicly funded but not operated directly by the school district? (Q6FUNDED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked718100.0
TOTAL718100.0
28) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a private, religious school? (Q6PRIVAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65991.8
1) Checked598.2
TOTAL718100.0
29) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a private, non-religious school? (Q6NONREL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67794.3
1) Checked415.7
TOTAL718100.0
30) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: homeschooled? (Q6HOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71599.6
1) Checked30.4
TOTAL718100.0
31) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: other type of school setting (please specify)? (Q6OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70097.5
1) Checked182.5
TOTAL718100.0
32) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: did not attend school? (Q6NOTATT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71699.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL718100.0
33) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: children who attend schools with other children of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds will be better prepared to succeed in our globalizing society? (Q7DIVERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39355.0
2) Somewhat agree25936.2
3) Somewhat disagree385.3
4) Strongly disagree121.7
5) No opinion/Don't know131.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
34) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: children who attend schools with other children of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds will be better prepared to succeed in our globalizing society? (Q7SOCIOE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33747.1
2) Somewhat agree28640.0
3) Somewhat disagree618.5
4) Strongly disagree162.2
5) No opinion/Don't know152.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
35) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: having a range of types of public and private schools available is good for children and their families? (Q7RANGES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27438.5
2) Somewhat agree34248.0
3) Somewhat disagree638.8
4) Strongly disagree81.1
5) No opinion/Don't know253.5
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
36) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: parent and family involvement is a key to student success? (Q7INVOLV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree66893.6
2) Somewhat agree425.9
3) Somewhat disagree30.4
5) No opinion/Don't know10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
37) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: community involvement is a key to student success? (Q7COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39355.4
2) Somewhat agree28139.6
3) Somewhat disagree243.4
4) Strongly disagree20.3
5) No opinion/Don't know91.3
Missing9 
TOTAL709100.0
38) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: public schools are flawed because of limits on what teachers and students can say about God and religion? (Q7LIMITS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8912.5
2) Somewhat agree17124.1
3) Somewhat disagree19527.4
4) Strongly disagree24133.9
5) No opinion/Don't know152.1
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
39) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: supporting the right of every child to have access to an affordable and high-quality public education should be a strong PC(USA) priority? (Q7ACCESS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38453.9
2) Somewhat agree21830.6
3) Somewhat disagree709.8
4) Strongly disagree304.2
5) No opinion/Don't know111.5
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
40) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: too much government money – U.S., state, and local government money –is spent on public schools in my community? (Q7SPENT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree233.2
2) Somewhat agree456.3
3) Somewhat disagree17124.0
4) Strongly disagree44061.8
5) No opinion/Don't know334.6
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
41) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: giving students skills that will help them in the job market is a key responsibility of public schools? (Q7JOB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22331.2
2) Somewhat agree39455.1
3) Somewhat disagree8411.7
4) Strongly disagree101.4
5) No opinion/Don't know40.6
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
42) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: giving students critical thinking skills is a key responsibility of public schools? (Q7SKILLS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree57680.7
2) Somewhat agree13218.5
3) Somewhat disagree40.6
5) No opinion/Don't know20.3
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
43) How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with: the ability of the public schools in your community to teach students who come from diverse cultural backgrounds? (Q8BACKGR)
TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied8612.0
2) Somewhat satisfied36851.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied16222.7
4) Completely dissatisfied263.6
5) No opinion/Don't know7210.1
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
44) How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with: the training of teachers in the public schools in your community in the fields in which they teach? (Q8FIELDS)
TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied13418.8
2) Somewhat satisfied38253.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied10214.3
4) Completely dissatisfied152.1
5) No opinion/Don't know8111.3
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
45) How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with: the quality of education at public schools in your community in general? (Q8QUALTY)
TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied14420.2
2) Somewhat satisfied36150.7
3) Somewhat dissatisfied13719.2
4) Completely dissatisfied436.0
5) No opinion/Don't know273.8
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
46) How much do you favor or oppose: requiring states to set minimum standardized test scores that students in various racial/ethnic, language, and ability groups must achieve if local public school districts are to retain control of schools in their districts (a provision of the No Child Left Behind law)? (Q9SCORES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor8812.4
2) Somewhat favor22131.1
3) Somewhat oppose24334.2
4) Strongly oppose11416.0
5) No opinion/Don't know456.3
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
47) How much do you favor or oppose: state or local governments providing parents who enroll their children in private schools with education tax credits or other financial support to help pay their children's tuition? (Q9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor10314.6
2) Somewhat favor16523.4
3) Somewhat oppose20829.5
4) Strongly oppose20428.9
5) No opinion/Don't know263.7
Missing12 
TOTAL706100.0
48) If you are a minister of the Word and Sacrament who does not pastor a PC(USA) congregation and does not worship regularly at a particular PC(USA) congregation, please check here and skip Q10. (Q10NOTPC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61886.1
1) Checked10013.9
TOTAL718100.0
49) Does your congregation: run or host an after-school program for students? (Q10PROGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12821.6
2) No46277.9
3) Don't know30.5
Missing125 
TOTAL593100.0
50) Does your congregation: run or host a mentoring or tutoring program for students? (Q10TUTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13522.8
2) No45076.0
3) Don't know71.2
Missing126 
TOTAL592100.0
51) Does your congregation: run or host a preschool? (Q10PRSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24140.8
2) No34858.9
3) Don't know20.3
Missing127 
TOTAL591100.0
52) Does your congregation: run or host a private school with some or all of kindergarten through 12th grade? (Q10PRIVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes284.8
2) No55895.1
3) Don't know10.2
Missing131 
TOTAL587100.0
53) Does your congregation: run or host a scouting program (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.)? (Q10SCOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28848.6
2) No29650.0
3) Don't know81.4
Missing126 
TOTAL592100.0
54) Does your congregation: work directly with one particular public school to provide volunteers or other resources to enhance the educational experience for children attending that school? (Q10VOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20134.0
2) No37262.9
3) Don't know183.0
Missing127 
TOTAL591100.0
55) Does your congregation: carry out another activity that helps children in your community learn? (Q10LEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21939.8
2) No29253.1
3) Don't know397.1
Missing168 
TOTAL550100.0
56) During the past 12 months have you: purchased a PPC book or resource? (Q11PPC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43461.0
2) No25936.4
3) Don't remember182.5
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
57) During the past 12 months have you: used a PPC book or resource? (Q11USEPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54476.8
2) No14720.8
3) Don't remember172.4
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
58) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Amazon's website (at www.amazon.com)? (Q12AMWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely21931.6
2) Very likely15422.2
3) Somewhat likely12818.5
4) Not likely18326.4
5) No opinion/Don't know91.3
Missing25 
TOTAL693100.0
59) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: a Barnes and Noble bookstore? (Q12BANDN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely355.2
2) Very likely7210.7
3) Somewhat likely16724.7
4) Not likely38857.5
5) No opinion/Don't know131.9
Missing43 
TOTAL675100.0
60) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: a Borders bookstore? (Q12BORDR)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely223.3
2) Very likely619.1
3) Somewhat likely14922.1
4) Not likely42963.6
5) No opinion/Don't know131.9
Missing44 
TOTAL674100.0
61) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Cokesbury bookstore? (Q12COKES)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely10916.0
2) Very likely11416.7
3) Somewhat likely15522.7
4) Not likely29342.9
5) No opinion/Don't know121.8
Missing35 
TOTAL683100.0
62) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Cokesbury by phone? (Q12PHONE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely8412.3
2) Very likely10515.4
3) Somewhat likely15723.0
4) Not likely32347.3
5) No opinion/Don't know142.0
Missing35 
TOTAL683100.0
63) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Cokesbury website (at www.cokesbury.com)? (Q12WEBST)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely11216.8
2) Very likely13320.0
3) Somewhat likely18327.5
4) Not likely22634.0
5) No opinion/- Don't know111.7
Missing53 
TOTAL665100.0
64) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Presbyterian Distribution Service by phone? (Q12PDSPH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely9714.1
2) Very likely13619.8
3) Somewhat likely16924.6
4) Not likely27039.2
5) No opinion /-Don't know162.3
Missing30 
TOTAL688100.0
65) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Presbyterian Marketplace website (at www.pcusa.org/marketplace)? (Q12PMWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely8512.7
2) Very likely9313.9
3) Somewhat likely14621.8
4) Not likely31947.5
5) No opinion/- Don't know284.2
Missing47 
TOTAL671100.0
66) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: at an event such as the General Assembly meeting or the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators meeting? (Q12EVENT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely598.6
2) Very likely9113.2
3) Somewhat likely14521.1
4) Not likely37354.2
5) No opinion/-Don't know202.9
Missing30 
TOTAL688100.0
67) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Presbyterian Publishing Corporation by phone (if such an option existed)? (Q12CORP)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely568.3
2) Very likely10515.5
3) Somewhat likely13620.1
4) Not likely34951.6
5) No opinion/Don't know314.6
Missing41 
TOTAL677100.0
68) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Presbyterian Publishing Corporation Web site (at www.ppcbooks.com) (if such an option existed)? (Q12PBCPH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely10815.8
2) Very likely15923.2
3) Somewhat likely14921.8
4) Not likely24435.7
5) No opinion/Don't know243.5
Missing34 
TOTAL684100.0
69) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: other (please specify)? (Q12OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely3022.7
2) Very likely107.6
3) Somewhat likely86.1
4) Not likely3425.8
5) No opinion/ Don't know5037.9
Missing586 
TOTAL132100.0
70) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, to what extent would your decision about the source from which you would purchase the item be based on each of the factors listed below: best price? (Q13PRICE)
TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent32346.1
2) To a great extent19127.2
3) To some extent15422.0
4) Not at all284.0
5) Not sure50.7
Missing17 
TOTAL701100.0
71) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, to what extent would your decision about the source from which you would purchase the item be based on each of the factors listed below: best service? (Q13SERVE)
TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent14420.8
2) To a great extent26037.5
3) To some extent24635.5
4) Not at all324.6
5) Not sure111.6
Missing25 
TOTAL693100.0
72) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, to what extent would your decision about the source from which you would purchase the item be based on each of the factors listed below: most convenient location or source? (Q13CONVE)
TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent28240.4
2) To a great extent23133.1
3) To some extent12618.1
4) Not at all497.0
5) Not sure101.4
Missing20 
TOTAL698100.0
73) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, to what extent would your decision about the source from which you would purchase the item be based on each of the factors listed below: other (please specify)? (Q13OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent4738.2
2) To a great extent1512.2
3) To some extent64.9
4) Not at all118.9
5) Not sure4435.8
Missing595 
TOTAL123100.0
74) Code survey number (CODE)
75) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper39354.7
2) Web32545.3
TOTAL718100.0
76) Sample (SAMP)
TOTAL%
3) Clergy718100.0
TOTAL718100.0
77) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (BQ1ORDAI)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.1
1958) 20.3
1961) 20.3
1962) 50.7
1963) 10.1
1964) 10.1
1965) 10.1
1966) 40.6
1967) 30.4
1968) 50.7
1969) 91.3
1970) 101.4
1971) 91.3
1972) 192.7
1973) 121.7
1974) 121.7
1975) 192.7
1976) 182.5
1977) 162.2
1978) 263.6
1979) 121.7
1980) 263.6
1981) 243.4
1982) 263.6
1983) 192.7
1984) 273.8
1985) 243.4
1986) 121.7
1987) 263.6
1988) 212.9
1989) 212.9
1990) 111.5
1991) 121.7
1992) 192.7
1993) 142.0
1994) 182.5
1995) 162.2
1996) 152.1
1997) 172.4
1998) 152.1
1999) 131.8
2000) 182.5
2001) 233.2
2002) 131.8
2003) 131.8
2004) 142.0
2005) 212.9
2006) 202.8
2007) 243.4
2008) 50.7
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
78) In what denomination were you ordained? (BQ2DENOR)
TOTAL%
1) PCUSA or predecessor68095.1
2) Other354.9
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
79) In what denomination were you ordained: other (specify)? (BQ2OTHDE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist411.1
2) Disciples of Christ25.6
4) Lutheran12.8
5) Methodist513.9
6) Presbyterian38.3
7) Other Presbyterian1027.8
8) Reformed12.8
10) United Church of Christ38.3
13) All other719.4
Missing682 
TOTAL36100.0
80) Before entering seminary for your bachelor's or master's of divinity, were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (BQ3SECUL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28740.1
2) No42859.9
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
81) [If ‘yes,'] How many years were you in that job or career? (BQ3SECYR)
TOTAL%
1) 20.7
2) 258.7
3) 3010.5
4) 165.6
5) 289.8
6) 155.2
7) 134.5
8) 134.5
9) 62.1
10) 2910.1
11) 82.8
12) 113.8
13) 20.7
14) 41.4
15) 207.0
16) 51.7
17) 62.1
18) 72.4
19) 51.7
20) 175.9
21) 20.7
22) 20.7
23) 20.7
25) 41.4
26) 41.4
27) 20.7
28) 20.7
29) 10.3
30) 31.0
34) 10.3
35) 10.3
37) 10.3
Missing431 
TOTAL287100.0
82) In what year did you receive your bachelor's degree? (BQ4YRBA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7152056.646790
83) From what school and in what year did you receive your master's or bachelor's of divinity? (BQ5SCHBD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL70749.9625
84) Year you received master's of divinity or bachelor's of divinity? (BQ5YRBD)
TOTAL%
1954) 10.1
1957) 10.1
1961) 30.4
1962) 50.7
1964) 10.1
1965) 30.4
1966) 40.6
1967) 40.6
1968) 91.3
1969) 111.6
1970) 91.3
1971) 142.0
1972) 192.7
1973) 152.1
1974) 131.9
1975) 172.4
1976) 162.3
1977) 202.9
1978) 233.3
1979) 172.4
1980) 273.9
1981) 233.3
1982) 213.0
1983) 243.4
1984) 253.6
1985) 273.9
1986) 182.6
1987) 233.3
1988) 223.1
1989) 142.0
1990) 121.7
1991) 101.4
1992) 192.7
1993) 162.3
1994) 142.0
1995) 131.9
1996) 213.0
1997) 182.6
1998) 121.7
1999) 131.9
2000) 142.0
2001) 213.0
2002) 142.0
2003) 152.1
2004) 223.1
2005) 172.4
2006) 121.7
2007) 71.0
2008) 10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL700100.0
85) No other degree? (BQ6NODEG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46064.3
1) Checked25535.7
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
86) Graduate degree: M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (BQ6MCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70298.2
1) Checked131.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
87) Year you received M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (BQ6YRMCE)
TOTAL%
1963) 17.7
1969) 17.7
1972) 17.7
1985) 17.7
1986) 215.4
1991) 17.7
1995) 17.7
2000) 17.7
2002) 323.1
2004) 17.7
Missing705 
TOTAL13100.0
88) School awarding M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (BQ6SCHMC)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-affiliated school861.5
2) All other538.5
Missing705 
TOTAL13100.0
89) Graduate degree: M.A.? (BQ6MA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59082.5
1) Checked12517.5
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
90) Year you received M.A.? (BQ6YRMA)
TOTAL%
1946) 10.8
1965) 10.8
1967) 32.5
1968) 21.7
1969) 10.8
1970) 21.7
1971) 10.8
1973) 54.1
1974) 108.3
1975) 54.1
1976) 86.6
1977) 54.1
1978) 43.3
1979) 21.7
1980) 43.3
1982) 32.5
1983) 32.5
1984) 54.1
1985) 32.5
1986) 54.1
1987) 43.3
1988) 54.1
1989) 54.1
1990) 32.5
1991) 21.7
1992) 10.8
1994) 32.5
1995) 21.7
1996) 10.8
1997) 32.5
1998) 54.1
1999) 32.5
2000) 10.8
2001) 21.7
2002) 21.7
2004) 10.8
2005) 10.8
2006) 43.3
Missing597 
TOTAL121100.0
91) School awarding M.A. degree? (BQ6SCHMA)
TOTAL%
1) PCUSA affiliated seminary1512.3
2) All other10787.7
Missing596 
TOTAL122100.0
92) Graduate degree: Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (BQ6THM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67394.1
1) Checked425.9
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
93) Year you received Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (BQ6YRTHM)
TOTAL%
1955) 12.6
1963) 12.6
1967) 12.6
1969) 12.6
1971) 12.6
1972) 12.6
1973) 25.1
1974) 12.6
1975) 12.6
1976) 12.6
1978) 37.7
1979) 12.6
1980) 12.6
1981) 12.6
1983) 12.6
1984) 25.1
1985) 12.6
1988) 25.1
1990) 12.6
1991) 12.6
1993) 25.1
1994) 410.3
1995) 12.6
1996) 12.6
1997) 12.6
2000) 12.6
2002) 25.1
2003) 12.6
2006) 12.6
Missing679 
TOTAL39100.0
94) School awarding Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (BQ6SCHTH)
TOTAL%
1) PCUSA affiliated seminary3280.0
2) All other820.0
Missing678 
TOTAL40100.0
95) Graduate degree: D.Min. degree? (BQ6DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55076.9
1) Checked16523.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
96) Year you received D.Min. degree? (BQ6YRDMI)
TOTAL%
1972) 10.6
1974) 21.2
1975) 10.6
1976) 21.2
1977) 10.6
1978) 42.4
1979) 21.2
1980) 42.4
1981) 53.0
1982) 31.8
1983) 63.7
1984) 63.7
1985) 42.4
1986) 53.0
1987) 53.0
1988) 31.8
1989) 21.2
1990) 31.8
1991) 84.9
1992) 31.8
1993) 53.0
1994) 42.4
1995) 95.5
1996) 63.7
1997) 31.8
1998) 53.0
1999) 95.5
2000) 84.9
2001) 53.0
2002) 63.7
2003) 63.7
2004) 53.0
2005) 53.0
2006) 42.4
2007) 74.3
2008) 74.3
Missing554 
TOTAL164100.0
97) School awarding D.Min. degree? (BQ6SCHDM)
TOTAL%
1) PCUSA affiliated seminary11572.3
2) All other4427.7
Missing559 
TOTAL159100.0
98) Graduate degree: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (BQ6PHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65791.9
1) Checked588.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
99) Year you received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (BQ6YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1962) 11.7
1969) 11.7
1970) 11.7
1971) 11.7
1972) 23.3
1974) 35.0
1975) 11.7
1976) 11.7
1978) 11.7
1979) 11.7
1980) 11.7
1982) 11.7
1983) 11.7
1984) 11.7
1985) 23.3
1986) 35.0
1987) 11.7
1988) 11.7
1989) 46.7
1990) 11.7
1991) 11.7
1993) 23.3
1994) 23.3
1995) 46.7
1996) 35.0
1997) 35.0
1999) 11.7
2000) 58.3
2001) 11.7
2002) 11.7
2004) 11.7
2005) 11.7
2006) 35.0
2007) 35.0
Missing658 
TOTAL60100.0
100) School awarding Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (BQ6SCHPH)
TOTAL%
1) PCUSA affiliated seminary1118.6
2) All other4881.4
Missing659 
TOTAL59100.0
101) Degree: Other? (BQ6OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63889.2
1) Checked7710.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
102) Year you received other degree? (BQ6YROTH)
TOTAL%
1969) 11.4
1970) 11.4
1971) 56.9
1972) 22.8
1973) 11.4
1974) 11.4
1975) 11.4
1976) 11.4
1977) 45.6
1978) 11.4
1979) 45.6
1980) 11.4
1981) 22.8
1982) 11.4
1984) 11.4
1985) 11.4
1986) 34.2
1987) 11.4
1988) 68.3
1989) 22.8
1990) 11.4
1991) 11.4
1992) 34.2
1993) 34.2
1994) 34.2
1995) 22.8
1996) 22.8
1997) 34.2
1998) 11.4
1999) 34.2
2000) 22.8
2001) 34.2
2002) 22.8
2003) 11.4
2004) 11.4
2008) 11.4
Missing646 
TOTAL72100.0
103) School awarding other degree? (BQ6SCHOT)
TOTAL%
1) PCUSA affiliated seminary1013.2
2) All other6686.8
Missing642 
TOTAL76100.0
104) Are you currently a student? (BQ7STUD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes496.9
2) No66393.1
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
105) [If 'yes'] Please list the degree you are seeking. (BQ7DGREE)
TOTAL%
2) MA64.7
3) THM-STM10.8
4) DMIN2015.6
5) PHD-STD-THD-EDD97.0
6) Other75.5
7) None8566.4
Missing590 
TOTAL128100.0
106) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: pastor, co-pastor, associate, interim or other pastor in a congregation? (BQ8PASTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20428.5
1) Checked51171.5
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
107) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: other position in congregation (specify)? (BQ8OTCON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69897.6
1) Checked172.4
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
108) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: non-parish job or ministry? (BQ8NPAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54776.5
1) Checked16823.5
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
109) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: unemployed? (BQ8UNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68996.4
1) Checked263.6
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
110) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: retired from active ministry? (BQ8RETIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68796.1
1) Checked283.9
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
111) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (BQ9FTPT)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time46789.8
2) Part-time5310.2
Missing198 
TOTAL520100.0
112) [If 'part-time'] Specify average paid hours per week. (BQ9PTHRS)
TOTAL%
3) 323.3
5) 523.3
8) 811.6
10) 1034.9
12) 1211.6
13) 1311.6
15) 1523.3
16) 1611.6
19) 1911.6
20) Part-time1524.6
24) 2446.6
25) 2534.9
27) 2711.6
30) 30813.1
32) 3211.6
35) 3546.6
36) 3611.6
44) 4411.6
48) 4823.3
50) 5034.9
55) 5523.3
56) 5611.6
98) It varies11.6
Missing657 
TOTAL61100.0
113) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (BQ10SCON)
TOTAL%
1) One49595.9
2) Two or more yoked congregations142.7
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations71.4
Missing202 
TOTAL516100.0
114) [If 'two or more yoked congregations'] How many? (BQ10NCON)
TOTAL%
2) 1372.2
3) 211.1
4) 15.6
5) 211.1
Missing700 
TOTAL18100.0
115) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (BQ11MEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL509484.334871
116) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: solo pastor? (BQ12SPAS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45363.4
1) Checked26236.6
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
117) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: head of staff? (BQ12HEAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55477.5
1) Checked16122.5
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
118) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: associate pastor? (BQ12APAS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64189.7
1) Checked7410.3
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
119) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: co-pastor? (BQ12COPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69597.2
1) Checked202.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
120) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: stated or temporary supply? (BQ12TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69396.9
1) Checked223.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
121) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: interim pastor? (BQ12IPAS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68695.9
1) Checked294.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
122) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: other? (BQ12OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69096.5
1) Checked253.5
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
123) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: specify other? (BQ12SPOT)
TOTAL%
1) Designated pastor520.8
8) Other729.2
10) Organizing pastor-NCD416.7
12) Parish associate729.2
14) Presbytery staff or executive14.2
Missing694 
TOTAL24100.0
124) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: faculty/staff at a seminary or theological school? (BQ13SSEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68595.8
1) Checked304.2
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
125) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: faculty/staff at another educational institution (college, university, high school, etc.)? (BQ13SEDU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67794.7
1) Checked385.3
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
126) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: chaplain in the military? (BQ13MILI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71199.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
127) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: chaplain in a hospital or other medical facility? (BQ13HOSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68595.8
1) Checked304.2
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
128) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: other chaplain? (BQ13OCHA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69797.5
1) Checked182.5
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
129) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: national staff or middle governing body staff? (BQ13GOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68896.2
1) Checked273.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
130) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency? (BQ13ECU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70999.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
131) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: professional pastoral counselor? (BQ13COUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70298.2
1) Checked131.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
132) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: other employment with a religious organization (specify)? (BQ13OCHU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69697.3
1) Checked192.7
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
133) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: all other (including secular) employment (specify)? (BQ13ALLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67494.3
1) Checked415.7
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
134) Is the organization where you are employed affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (BQ14PCUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8439.6
2) No12860.4
Missing506 
TOTAL212100.0
135) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? _______years old. (BQ15ATAG)
TOTAL%
1) 1 or less-from birth-as infant23843.3
2) 281.5
3) 3132.4
4) 4162.9
5) 5132.4
6) 6183.3
7) 761.1
8) 8101.8
9) In elementary school50.9
10) 1091.6
11) 1171.3
12) 1271.3
13) In middle or junior high school91.6
14) 1450.9
15) As a teenager122.2
16) In high school81.5
17) 1720.4
18) 18122.2
19) 1971.3
20) 20112.0
21) 21101.8
22) 22142.5
23) 23132.4
24) 2471.3
25) 25152.7
26) 2681.5
27) 2771.3
28) 2861.1
29) 2971.3
30) 3081.5
31) 3110.2
32) 3250.9
33) 3330.5
35) 3550.9
36) 3630.5
37) 3730.5
38) 3810.2
39) 3910.2
40) 4030.5
41) 4110.2
42) 4220.4
43) 4310.2
44) 4420.4
45) 4520.4
47) 4720.4
50) 5010.2
51) 5110.2
57) 5720.4
Missing168 
TOTAL550100.0
136) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (BQ16DENM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist305.5
2) Disciples of Christ81.5
3) Episcopalian81.5
4) Lutheran193.5
5) United Methodist448.1
6) Presbyterian32760.4
7) Other Presbyterian40.7
8) Reformed81.5
9) Roman Catholic152.8
10) United Church of Christ183.3
11) Non-denominational101.8
12) None173.1
13) All other336.1
Missing177 
TOTAL541100.0
137) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ17THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative304.2
2) Conservative16222.8
3) Moderate23933.7
4) Liberal19827.9
5) Very liberal7610.7
9) Varies, cannot choose40.6
Missing9 
TOTAL709100.0
138) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: there is a life beyond death. (BQ18AFTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree57881.3
2) Agree10514.8
3) Neutral233.2
4) Disagree50.7
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
139) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus will return to earth someday. (BQ18JESU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37953.2
2) Agree16322.9
3) Neutral12818.0
4) Disagree294.1
5) Strongly disagree131.8
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
140) 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. (BQ18OWNB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree162.3
2) Agree638.9
3) Neutral8211.6
4) Disagree36551.6
5) Strongly disagree18125.6
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
141) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: all the world's different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (BQ18REEQ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree304.2
2) Agree8311.7
3) Neutral8512.0
4) Disagree27538.7
5) Strongly disagree23733.3
9) Varies, cannot choose10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
142) 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. (BQ18ABSO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25736.4
2) Agree15121.4
3) Neutral10314.6
4) Disagree13218.7
5) Strongly disagree638.9
9) Varies, cannot choose10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
143) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (BQ18EXCL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12217.2
2) Agree8011.3
3) Neutral15321.6
4) Disagree17725.0
5) Strongly disagree17424.6
9) Varies, cannot choose20.3
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
144) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BQ19READ)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily33046.3
2) Several times a week23833.4
3) Weekly7410.4
4) Several times a month365.0
5) Once a month101.4
6) Less than once a month223.1
7) Never30.4
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
145) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (BQ19PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily57881.3
2) Several times a week9212.9
3) Weekly233.2
4) Several times a month91.3
5) Once a month20.3
6) Less than once a month71.0
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
146) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: attend Bible study or prayer group? (BQ19BIBG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily172.4
2) Several times a week9814.0
3) Weekly30042.7
4) Several times a month659.3
5) Once a month588.3
6) Less than once a month10615.1
7) Never588.3
Missing16 
TOTAL702100.0
147) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: otherwise read the Bible or pray with family or friends? (BQ19BFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily13719.8
2) Several times a week16624.0
3) Weekly13619.7
4) Several times a month9714.0
5) Once a month375.3
6) Less than once a month7711.1
7) Never426.1
Missing26 
TOTAL692100.0
148) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read devotional materials or religious books? (BQ19DEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily22531.8
2) Several times a week19127.0
3) Weekly12217.2
4) Several times a month8912.6
5) Once a month334.7
6) Less than once a month415.8
7) Never71.0
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
149) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: use the internet for religious or spiritual purposes? (BQ19WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily17124.1
2) Several times a week17124.1
3) Weekly10715.0
4) Several times a month8712.2
5) Once a month436.0
6) Less than once a month7210.1
7) Never608.4
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
150) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: say grace before meals? (BQ19MEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily51772.7
2) Several times a week9112.8
3) Weekly192.7
4) Several times a month456.3
5) Once a month91.3
6) Less than once a month263.7
7) Never40.6
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
151) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: meet with other ministers in a pastoral support or peer group? (BQ19MEET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily162.2
2) Several times a week142.0
3) Weekly10014.0
4) Several times a month11616.3
5) Once a month20428.7
6) Less than once a month16623.3
7) Never9613.5
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
152) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BQ20BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word294.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context43461.1
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings24033.8
4) The Bible is not the word of God60.8
9) Varies, cannot choose10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL710100.0
153) The 218th General Assembly (June 2008) approved a constitutional amendment that, if also approved by a majority of presbyteries, would replace this provision with more general language about officers declaring 'their fidelity to the standards of the church.' Are you familiar with this action of the General Assembly? (BQ21AMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70498.5
2) No111.5
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
154) What would you personally like the presbyteries to do with regard to this proposed change? (BQ22OPIN)
TOTAL%
1) Reject the new amendment and keep the Book of Order as it is now on this issue30342.6
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order34348.2
3) Not sure669.3
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
155) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: deacon? (BQ23HOMD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely30543.1
2) Yes, probably8011.3
3) Not sure598.3
4) No, probably not638.9
5) No, definitely not20128.4
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
156) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: elder? (BQ23HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely30443.0
2) Yes, probably7610.7
3) Not sure537.5
4) No, probably not679.5
5) No, definitely not20729.3
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
157) 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 Word and Sacrament? (BQ23HOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely28740.6
2) Yes, probably7610.7
3) Not sure567.9
4) No, probably not638.9
5) No, definitely not22531.8
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
158) What is your gender? (BQ24SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female23533.0
2) Male47767.0
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
159) What is your current age? _________ years old. (BQ25AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL71253.21610
160) What is your current marital status? (BQ26MARS)
TOTAL%
1) Not married11916.7
2) Married59583.3
Missing4 
TOTAL714100.0
161) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (BQ26NMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67093.7
1) Checked456.3
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
162) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (BQ26WIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69897.6
1) Checked172.4
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
163) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (BQ26DIVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66192.4
1) Checked547.6
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
164) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (BQ27CMWI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70798.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
165) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (BQ27CMDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61085.3
1) Checked10514.7
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
166) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (BQ27CMNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26637.2
1) Checked44962.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
167) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ28SEDU)
TOTAL%
2) High school diploma111.9
3) Some college356.2
4) Associate degree295.1
5) Bachelors degree14125.0
6) Some grad work437.6
7) Graduate degree30654.2
Missing153 
TOTAL565100.0
168) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (BQ29SORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10618.9
2) No45681.1
Missing156 
TOTAL562100.0
169) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time. (BQ30SFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43060.1
1) Checked28539.9
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
170) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time. (BQ30SPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59983.8
1) Checked11616.2
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
171) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: self-employed. (BQ30SSEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65090.9
1) Checked659.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
172) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: unemployed. (BQ30SUME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70097.9
1) Checked152.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
173) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: retired. (BQ30SRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66092.3
1) Checked557.7
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
174) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker. (BQ30SHMR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66092.3
1) Checked557.7
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
175) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: student. (BQ30SSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70298.2
1) Checked131.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
176) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: other. (BQ30SOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70498.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
177) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: specify other. (BQ30SSOT)
TOTAL%
1) Disabled327.3
2) All other872.7
Missing707 
TOTAL11100.0
178) If you are employed full-time, part-time or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the past year. (BQ31WKHR)
TOTAL%
0) 010.2
4) 410.2
5) 520.4
6) 610.2
7) 710.2
8) 840.9
9) 910.2
10) 10153.3
11) 1110.2
12) 1230.7
13) 1310.2
15) 15112.4
16) 1630.7
18) 1840.9
19) 1910.2
20) 20347.6
21) 2120.4
22) 2210.2
24) 2410.2
25) 25184.0
26) 2610.2
27) 2720.4
28) 2810.2
30) 30286.2
32) 32102.2
35) 35204.5
36) 3640.9
40) 4012026.7
42) 4210.2
45) 45265.8
48) 4820.4
50) 506614.7
52) 5210.2
55) 55163.6
57) 5720.4
58) 5820.4
60) 60265.8
65) 6551.1
70) 7040.9
72) 7210.2
75) 7510.2
76) 7610.2
80) 8010.2
82) 8210.2
97) 97 or more hours10.2
Missing269 
TOTAL449100.0
179) Please list the faith or denomination in which your spouse was raised (if more than one, list the one in which s/he was most involved). (BQ32SFAI)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist498.8
2) Disciples of Christ50.9
3) Episcopalian213.8
4) Lutheran356.3
5) United Methodist7413.2
6) Presbyterian24042.9
7) Other Presbyterian50.9
8) Reformed71.3
9) Roman Catholic478.4
10) United Church of Christ132.3
11) Non-denominational71.3
12) None142.5
13) All other427.5
Missing159 
TOTAL559100.0
180) Please list his/her current faith or denomination. (BQ32SCFA)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
2) Disciples of Christ20.4
3) Episcopalian81.5
4) Lutheran20.4
5) United Methodist81.5
6) Presbyterian49290.3
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed20.4
9) Roman Catholic50.9
10) United Church of Christ61.1
11) Non-denominational50.9
12) None71.3
13) All other61.1
Missing173 
TOTAL545100.0
181) How many children do you have? (BQ33CHLD)
TOTAL%
0) None11616.4
1) 19313.1
2) 230342.8
3) 313418.9
4) 4365.1
5) 5131.8
6) 681.1
7) 730.4
8) 810.1
11) 1110.1
Missing10 
TOTAL708100.0
182) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing. (BQ34IHOU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked715100.0
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
183) Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (BQ34NUHH)
TOTAL%
1) 9112.8
2) 32746.1
3) 11816.6
4) 11716.5
5) 496.9
6) 50.7
7) 10.1
8) 20.3
Missing8 
TOTAL710100.0
184) From the list below, select the choice that best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (BQ35DHH)
TOTAL%
1) Single adult living alone8712.2
2) Single parent192.7
3) Married, no kids30943.3
4) Married with kids26837.6
5) Some other arrangement304.2
Missing5 
TOTAL713100.0
185) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (BQ36LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10414.7
2) No60385.3
Missing11 
TOTAL707100.0
186) What is your race or origin: white? (BQ37WHIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked415.7
1) Checked67494.3
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
187) What is your race or origin: black? (BQ37BLAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70798.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
188) What is your race or origin: Indian or Alaska native? (BQ37INDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70999.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
189) What is your race or origin: Asian? (BQ37ASIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69997.8
1) Checked162.2
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
190) What is your race or origin: Hispanic? (BQ37HISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70999.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
191) What is your race or origin: some other race? (BQ37ORAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71099.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
192) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ38PRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat37853.1
2) Independent17724.9
3) Republican15121.2
4) Other60.8
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
193) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (BQ39INC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00030.4
2) $20,000-$29,999162.3
3) $30,000-$39,999436.1
4) $40,000-$49,999659.2
5) $50,000-$59,9997410.5
6) $60,000-$69,9997911.2
7) $70,000-$79,999649.1
8) $80,000-$89,9997710.9
9) $90,000-$99,999679.5
10) $100,000-$124,99910915.4
11) $125,000-$149,999466.5
12) $150,000-$199,999273.8
13) $200,000-$249,999213.0
14) $250,000 or more152.1
Missing12 
TOTAL706100.0
194) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…to your congregation, in regular giving? (BQ40GICG)
TOTAL%
1) No19827.8
2) Yes51272.0
3) Wrote in a sum for all categories10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL711100.0
195) [If 'yes' to 'regular giving'] How much? (BQ40CGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6319605.18768614
196) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…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? (BQ40GISC)
TOTAL%
1) No38354.3
2) Yes32245.7
Missing13 
TOTAL705100.0
197) [If 'yes' to a 'special capital campaign'] How much? (BQ40SCAM)
TOTAL%
0) None10.4
25) 2520.9
50) 5041.7
100) 100146.0
150) 15010.4
200) 200177.3
250) 250104.3
300) 30093.9
350) 35020.9
360) 36010.4
400) 40010.4
450) 45010.4
500) 5002912.4
600) 60083.4
700) 70010.4
750) 75031.3
800) 80041.7
1000) 10003414.6
1100) 110010.4
1200) 1200104.3
1400) 140010.4
1500) 150093.9
1705) 170510.4
1750) 175010.4
1800) 180020.9
2000) 2000166.9
2200) 220010.4
2500) 250073.0
3000) 300062.6
3200) 320010.4
3380) 338010.4
3500) 350010.4
4000) 400041.7
5000) 5000104.3
6000) 600010.4
8000) 800020.9
8500) 850010.4
9000) 900010.4
10000) 1000083.4
15000) 1500031.3
50000) 5000010.4
100000) 10000020.9
Missing485 
TOTAL233100.0
198) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…to your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or PC(USA), including the four churchwide special offerings—One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy? (BQ40GISA)
TOTAL%
1) No24535.0
2) Yes45665.0
Missing17 
TOTAL701100.0
199) [If 'yes' to a 'special appeal'] How much? (BQ40SAAM)
TOTAL%
0) None10.2
10) 1020.4
15) 1510.2
20) 2051.0
25) 25122.3
30) 3020.4
40) 4020.4
50) 50346.6
60) 6010.2
75) 7530.6
80) 8010.2
90) 9010.2
100) 10011321.8
120) 12010.2
125) 12530.6
140) 14010.2
141) 14110.2
150) 150275.2
180) 18030.6
185) 18510.2
200) 20010520.3
208) 20810.2
220) 22010.2
240) 24010.2
250) 250193.7
255) 25510.2
280) 28010.2
300) 300285.4
310) 31010.2
320) 32010.2
400) 400244.6
450) 45020.4
500) 5005711.0
600) 60081.5
675) 67510.2
700) 70040.8
750) 75020.4
800) 80020.4
1000) 1000254.8
1200) 120010.2
1500) 150020.4
1700) 170010.2
2000) 200061.2
2300) 230010.2
3000) 300010.2
3200) 320010.2
5000) 500020.4
12000) 1200010.2
999999) Do not know30.6
Missing200 
TOTAL518100.0
200) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…directly to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its ministries, such as Disaster Assistance, the Hunger Program, missions or missionaries, etc.? (BQ40GIPC)
TOTAL%
1) No37753.6
2) Yes32646.4
Missing15 
TOTAL703100.0
201) [If 'yes' to 'PC(U.S.A)'] How much? (BQ40PCAM)
TOTAL%
0) None10.5
2) 210.5
5) 520.9
20) 2031.4
25) 2594.2
40) 4031.4
50) 502813.1
75) 7531.4
100) 1006128.6
120) 12010.5
125) 12520.9
150) 15062.8
200) 2003315.5
250) 25073.3
300) 30083.8
400) 40020.9
500) 500198.9
600) 60020.9
700) 70041.9
865) 86510.5
1000) 100041.9
1100) 110010.5
1200) 120010.5
1900) 190010.5
2000) 200031.4
3000) 300020.9
6000) 600020.9
40000) 4000010.5
999999) Do not know20.9
Missing505 
TOTAL213100.0
202) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA)? (BQ40GIRE)
TOTAL%
1) No31945.2
2) Yes38654.8
Missing13 
TOTAL705100.0
203) [If 'yes' to 'other religious causes'] How much? (BQ40REAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3786632.71272601
204) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes (United Way, Red Cross, American Cancer Society, an environmental organization, an arts group, etc.)? (BQ40GINR)
TOTAL%
1) No23232.9
2) Yes47367.1
Missing13 
TOTAL705100.0
205) [If 'yes' to 'non-religious causes'] How much? (BQ40NRAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5211378.54511103
206) State (STATE)
207) Clergy code (CLERCODE)
TOTAL%
3) 45763.9
4) 25836.1
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
208) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors47566.4
4) Specialized clergy24033.6
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
209) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14720.6
2) Midwest17424.3
3) South27438.3
4) West12016.8
Missing3 
TOTAL715100.0
210) Org year (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4551850.727298
211) Totmem 08 (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL455489.407895
212) I-SEX: What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female23533.0
2) Male47767.0
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
213) I-AGE: What is your current age? _________ years old. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 27-397811.0
2) 40-4913519.0
3) 50-5930843.3
4) 60-6917524.6
5) 70-82162.2
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
214) 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) Democrat37853.1
2) Independent17724.9
3) Republican15121.2
4) Other60.8
Missing6 
TOTAL712100.0
215) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $29,999192.7
2) $30,000-$59,99918225.8
3) $60,000-$89,99922031.2
4) $90,000-$124,99917624.9
5) $125,000-$249,9999413.3
6) $250,000 or more152.1
Missing12 
TOTAL706100.0