Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2009 - Education and Other Topics, Members and Elders

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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 informed222.6
2) Generally informed31938.4
3) A little informed39647.7
4) Not informed9411.3
Missing14 
TOTAL831100.0
2) In the last two years, how much have you learned about PC(USA) mission? (Q2LEARN)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal323.9
2) A fair amount23628.5
3) A little46055.5
4) Nothing10112.2
Missing16 
TOTAL829100.0
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 informed151.8
2) Generally informed20825.1
3) A little informed35643.0
4) Not informed24930.1
Missing17 
TOTAL828100.0
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)'s Washington Office? (Q3OFFICE)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed101.2
2) Generally informed566.8
3) A little informed22727.5
4) Not informed53364.5
Missing19 
TOTAL826100.0
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 informed81.0
2) Generally informed566.9
3) A little informed21226.0
4) Not informed53866.1
Missing31 
TOTAL814100.0
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 informed748.9
2) Generally informed30436.7
3) A little informed29235.3
4) Not informed15819.1
Missing17 
TOTAL828100.0
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 informed485.8
2) Generally informed26832.5
3) A little informed31738.5
4) Not informed19123.2
Missing21 
TOTAL824100.0
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 informed384.7
2) Generally informed14117.4
3) A little informed24330.0
4) Not informed38948.0
Missing34 
TOTAL811100.0
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 informed759.1
2) Generally informed19023.1
3) A little informed25030.4
4) Not informed30737.3
Missing23 
TOTAL822100.0
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 informed182.2
2) Generally informed13316.1
3) A little informed29135.1
4) Not informed38646.6
Missing17 
TOTAL828100.0
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 informed344.2
2) Generally informed9311.4
3) A little informed18823.0
4) Not informed50261.4
Missing28 
TOTAL817100.0
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 informed63.4
2) Generally informed126.8
3) A little informed179.6
4) Not informed14280.2
Missing668 
TOTAL177100.0
13) Is a school-age child part of your household? Yes, I am a school-age child. (Q4CHILD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84099.4
1) Checked50.6
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked69482.1
1) Checked15117.9
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked83899.2
1) Checked70.8
TOTAL845100.0
16) Is a school-age child part of your household? No. (Q4NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17220.4
1) Checked67379.6
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked71084.0
1) Checked13516.0
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked83398.6
1) Checked121.4
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked84299.6
1) Checked30.4
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked83098.2
1) Checked151.8
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked83799.1
1) Checked80.9
TOTAL845100.0
22) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: homeschooled? (Q5HOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84499.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked84199.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked84499.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked516.0
1) Checked79494.0
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked82797.9
1) Checked182.1
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked845100.0
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked78192.4
1) Checked647.6
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked81896.8
1) Checked273.2
TOTAL845100.0
30) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: homeschooled? (Q6HOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84099.4
1) Checked50.6
TOTAL845100.0
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 checked82497.5
1) Checked212.5
TOTAL845100.0
32) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: did not attend school? (Q6NOTATT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked845100.0
TOTAL845100.0
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 agree43752.0
2) Somewhat agree32939.2
3) Somewhat disagree475.6
4) Strongly disagree121.4
5) No opinion/Don't know151.8
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
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 agree36543.5
2) Somewhat agree37244.3
3) Somewhat disagree678.0
4) Strongly disagree121.4
5) No opinion/Don't know232.7
Missing6 
TOTAL839100.0
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 agree37444.8
2) Somewhat agree36543.7
3) Somewhat disagree678.0
4) Strongly disagree30.4
5) No opinion/Don't know263.1
Missing10 
TOTAL835100.0
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 agree79294.3
2) Somewhat agree394.6
3) Somewhat disagree50.6
4) Strongly disagree20.2
5) No opinion/Don't know20.2
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
37) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: community involvement is a key to student success? (Q7COMMUN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree45654.7
2) Somewhat agree33840.6
3) Somewhat disagree253.0
4) Strongly disagree40.5
5) No opinion/Don't know101.2
Missing12 
TOTAL833100.0
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 agree21826.0
2) Somewhat agree26131.1
3) Somewhat disagree16619.8
4) Strongly disagree16820.0
5) No opinion/Don't know263.1
Missing6 
TOTAL839100.0
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 agree45954.8
2) Somewhat agree24028.7
3) Somewhat disagree789.3
4) Strongly disagree425.0
5) No opinion/Don't know182.2
Missing8 
TOTAL837100.0
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 agree566.7
2) Somewhat agree10612.7
3) Somewhat disagree22727.2
4) Strongly disagree39647.4
5) No opinion/Don't know516.1
Missing9 
TOTAL836100.0
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 agree42050.3
2) Somewhat agree34741.6
3) Somewhat disagree526.2
4) Strongly disagree101.2
5) No opinion/Don't know60.7
Missing10 
TOTAL835100.0
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 agree64677.0
2) Somewhat agree17120.4
3) Somewhat disagree141.7
4) Strongly disagree20.2
5) No opinion/Don't know60.7
Missing6 
TOTAL839100.0
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 satisfied14216.9
2) Somewhat satisfied43752.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied13015.5
4) Completely dissatisfied172.0
5) No opinion/Don't know11213.4
Missing7 
TOTAL838100.0
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 satisfied18722.4
2) Somewhat satisfied42651.1
3) Somewhat dissatisfied10913.1
4) Completely dissatisfied182.2
5) No opinion/Don't know9411.3
Missing11 
TOTAL834100.0
45) How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with: the quality of education at public schools in your community, in general? (Q8QUALTY)
TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied20424.4
2) Somewhat satisfied43752.2
3) Somewhat dissatisfied12314.7
4) Completely dissatisfied333.9
5) No opinion/Don't know404.8
Missing8 
TOTAL837100.0
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 favor17320.7
2) Somewhat favor31337.5
3) Somewhat oppose20224.2
4) Strongly oppose10212.2
5) No opinion/Don't know455.4
Missing10 
TOTAL835100.0
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 favor12915.5
2) Somewhat favor20324.3
3) Somewhat oppose22727.2
4) Strongly oppose22827.3
5) No opinion/Don't know475.6
Missing11 
TOTAL834100.0
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 checked81196.0
1) Checked344.0
TOTAL845100.0
49) Does your congregation: run or host an after-school program for students? (Q10PROGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16322.1
2) No54574.0
3) Don't know283.8
Missing109 
TOTAL736100.0
50) Does your congregation: run or host a mentoring or tutoring program for students? (Q10TUTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15320.9
2) No52671.8
3) Don't know547.4
Missing112 
TOTAL733100.0
51) Does your congregation: run or host a preschool? (Q10PRSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32644.4
2) No39653.9
3) Don't know131.8
Missing110 
TOTAL735100.0
52) Does your congregation: run or host a private school with some or all of kindergarten through 12th grade? (Q10PRIVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes294.0
2) No68794.2
3) Don't know131.8
Missing116 
TOTAL729100.0
53) Does your congregation: run or host a scouting program (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.)? (Q10SCOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39454.0
2) No30541.8
3) Don't know314.2
Missing115 
TOTAL730100.0
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) Yes16722.8
2) No49467.5
3) Don't know719.7
Missing113 
TOTAL732100.0
55) Does your congregation: carry out another activity that helps children in your community learn? (Q10LEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22132.2
2) No31345.6
3) Don't know15322.3
Missing158 
TOTAL687100.0
56) During the past 12 months have you: purchased a PPC book or resource? (Q11PPC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12314.7
2) No69482.9
3) Don't remember202.4
Missing8 
TOTAL837100.0
57) During the past 12 months have you: used a PPC book or resource? (Q11USEPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32038.5
2) No47757.3
3) Don't remember354.2
Missing13 
TOTAL832100.0
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 likely13717.6
2) Very likely17722.8
3) Somewhat likely16421.1
4) Not likely23530.2
5) No opinion/Don't know658.4
Missing67 
TOTAL778100.0
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 likely8410.9
2) Very likely18323.8
3) Somewhat likely21027.3
4) Not likely23330.3
5) No opinion/Don't know607.8
Missing75 
TOTAL770100.0
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 likely385.0
2) Very likely10413.8
3) Somewhat likely17222.8
4) Not likely37049.1
5) No opinion/Don't know699.2
Missing92 
TOTAL753100.0
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 likely304.0
2) Very likely516.7
3) Somewhat likely8411.1
4) Not likely49665.6
5) No opinion/Don't know9512.6
Missing89 
TOTAL756100.0
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 likely263.4
2) Very likely324.2
3) Somewhat likely699.2
4) Not likely53170.4
5) No opinion/Don't know9612.7
Missing91 
TOTAL754100.0
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 likely283.7
2) Very likely415.5
3) Somewhat likely10113.5
4) Not likely48464.6
5) No opinion/Don't know9512.7
Missing96 
TOTAL749100.0
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 likely243.2
2) Very likely314.1
3) Somewhat likely10113.5
4) Not likely49466.1
5) No opinion/Don't know9713.0
Missing98 
TOTAL747100.0
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 likely243.2
2) Very likely618.2
3) Somewhat likely12116.3
4) Not likely43558.6
5) No opinion/Don't know10113.6
Missing103 
TOTAL742100.0
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 likely152.0
2) Very likely456.0
3) Somewhat likely10814.3
4) Not likely49765.9
5) No opinion/Don't know8911.8
Missing91 
TOTAL754100.0
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 likely172.3
2) Very likely354.6
3) Somewhat likely9412.5
4) Not likely50266.7
5) No opinion/Don't know10513.9
Missing92 
TOTAL753100.0
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 website (at www.ppcbooks.com) (if such an option existed)? (Q12PBCPH)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely293.9
2) Very likely7810.4
3) Somewhat likely14319.1
4) Not likely40053.4
5) No opinion/Don't know9913.2
Missing96 
TOTAL749100.0
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 likely229.6
2) Very likely177.5
3) Somewhat likely83.5
4) Not likely7733.8
5) No opinion/Don't know10445.6
Missing617 
TOTAL228100.0
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 extent27734.8
2) To a great extent23329.2
3) To some extent19324.2
4) Not at all526.5
5) Not sure425.3
Missing48 
TOTAL797100.0
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 extent12115.7
2) To a great extent27836.1
3) To some extent28036.4
4) Not at all466.0
5) Not sure455.8
Missing75 
TOTAL770100.0
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 extent31739.5
2) To a great extent30337.7
3) To some extent11514.3
4) Not at all263.2
5) Not sure425.2
Missing42 
TOTAL803100.0
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 extent1913.2
2) To a great extent42.8
3) To some extent64.2
4) Not at all2215.3
5) Not sure9364.6
Missing701 
TOTAL144100.0
74) Code survey number (CODE)
75) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper56366.6
2) Web28233.4
TOTAL845100.0
76) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members33439.5
2) Elders51160.5
TOTAL845100.0
77) Checked (CHECKED)
TOTAL%
1) 714100.0
Missing131 
TOTAL714100.0
78) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (BQ1YRSME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL83122.59617
79) How far do you live from your congregation? (BQ2MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile566.8
1) 112014.5
2) 212515.1
3) 311213.5
4) 4647.7
5) 59611.6
6) 6475.7
7) 7334.0
8) 8334.0
9) 9111.3
10) 10475.7
11) 1160.7
12) 1281.0
13) 1350.6
14) 1440.5
15) 15131.6
16) 1620.2
17) 1720.2
18) 1850.6
19) 1910.1
20) 20111.3
22) 2210.1
25) 25101.2
30) 3060.7
35) 3530.4
40) 4010.1
50) 5010.1
54) 5410.1
60) 6010.1
100) 10010.1
1150) 115010.1
4000) 400010.1
Missing17 
TOTAL828100.0
80) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (BQ3NMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7821637.1783103
81) Have you ever been ordained an elder in a Presbyterian church? (BQ4ELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65378.2
2) No18221.8
Missing10 
TOTAL835100.0
82) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on session? (BQ4ELDSV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49371.3
2) No19828.7
Missing154 
TOTAL691100.0
83) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in a Presbyterian church? (BQ5DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31638.1
2) No51461.9
Missing15 
TOTAL830100.0
84) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (BQ5DEACS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes286.4
2) No41193.6
Missing406 
TOTAL439100.0
85) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: chair of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6CHRCO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56667.4
1) Checked27432.6
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
86) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6COCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51761.5
1) Checked32338.5
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
87) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force? (BQ6PRSYC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78893.8
1) Checked526.2
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
88) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: officer of men's, women's, or youth group? (BQ6OFFCR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74889.0
1) Checked9211.0
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
89) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of men's, women's, or youth group? (BQ6YOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62574.4
1) Checked21525.6
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
90) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: organist or choir director? (BQ6ORGST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82297.9
1) Checked182.1
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
91) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of choir? (BQ6CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67580.4
1) Checked16519.6
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
92) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: church school or Sunday school teacher/leader? (BQ6CHTEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66479.0
1) Checked17621.0
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
93) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: other? (BQ6OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67780.6
1) Checked16319.4
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
94) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (BQ7ATTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never30.4
2) Less than once a year20.2
3) Once-twice a year70.8
4) Several times year192.3
5) Once a month222.6
6) 2-3 times a month8810.5
7) Nearly every week39947.7
8) Every week29735.5
Missing8 
TOTAL837100.0
95) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...attended programs or events at your church (besides worship)? (BQ8ATHRS)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours11914.7
2) 1-2 hours17721.9
3) 3-4 hours18923.4
4) 5-6 hours11714.5
5) 7 or more hours20525.4
Missing38 
TOTAL807100.0
96) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee or help with some program or event? (BQ8VOLUN)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours12716.0
2) 1-2 hours19324.2
3) 3-4 hours18523.2
4) 5-6 hours11414.3
5) 7 or more hours17722.2
Missing49 
TOTAL796100.0
97) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization that took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (BQ8EVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours39553.0
2) 1-2 hours17723.8
3) 3-4 hours9012.1
4) 5-6 hours283.8
5) 7 or more hours557.4
Missing100 
TOTAL745100.0
98) How many hours, if any, during the past 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 community work)? (BQ8CMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours29337.8
2) 1-2 hours23129.8
3) 3-4 hours10213.1
4) 5-6 hours597.6
5) 7 or more hours9111.7
Missing69 
TOTAL776100.0
99) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? _________ years old. (BQ9ATAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL82420.47818
100) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (BQ10DENM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist8510.3
2) Disciples of Christ172.1
3) Episcopal192.3
4) Lutheran334.0
5) Methodist12214.8
6) Presbyterian34441.7
7) Other Presbyterian60.7
8) Reformed141.7
9) Roman Catholic546.5
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)435.2
11) Non-denominational111.3
12) None131.6
13) Other647.8
Missing20 
TOTAL825100.0
101) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BQ11READ)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily12515.4
2) Several times a week13516.6
3) Weekly10813.3
4) Several times a month11313.9
5) Once a month9211.3
6) Less than once a month17321.3
7) Never688.4
Missing31 
TOTAL814100.0
102) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (BQ11PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily52263.5
2) Several times a week14117.2
3) Weekly394.7
4) Several times a month647.8
5) Once a month161.9
6) Less than once a month273.3
7) Never131.6
Missing23 
TOTAL822100.0
103) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: attend Bible study or prayer group? (BQ11STDG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily91.2
2) Several times a week243.1
3) Weekly21127.1
4) Several times a month638.1
5) Once a month8811.3
6) Less than once a month11114.2
7) Never27435.1
Missing65 
TOTAL780100.0
104) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: otherwise read the Bible or pray with family or friends? (BQ11OTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily8310.5
2) Several times a week739.3
3) Weekly9011.4
4) Several times a month9111.5
5) Once a month688.6
6) Less than once a month15519.7
7) Never22828.9
Missing57 
TOTAL788100.0
105) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read devotional materials or religious books? (BQ11DEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily12215.1
2) Several times a week769.4
3) Weekly8410.4
4) Several times a month14417.8
5) Once a month9511.7
6) Less than once a month18623.0
7) Never10312.7
Missing35 
TOTAL810100.0
106) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: use the internet for religious or spiritual purposes? (BQ11WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily283.5
2) Several times a week415.2
3) Weekly415.2
4) Several times a month779.7
5) Once a month729.1
6) Less than once a month16821.2
7) Never36746.2
Missing51 
TOTAL794100.0
107) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: say grace before meals? (BQ11MEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily38146.1
2) Several times a week9311.3
3) Weekly334.0
4) Several times a month8610.4
5) Once a month465.6
6) Less than once a month12415.0
7) Never637.6
Missing19 
TOTAL826100.0
108) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ12THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative455.4
2) Conservative26031.4
3) Moderate32138.7
4) Liberal15018.1
5) Very liberal536.4
Missing16 
TOTAL829100.0
109) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (BQ13ACCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53364.2
2) No29735.8
Missing15 
TOTAL830100.0
110) Would you say you have had a conversion experience—that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (BQ14CONV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35643.5
2) No46356.5
Missing26 
TOTAL819100.0
111) [If 'yes'] How old were you when this happened? ______ years old. (BQ14CVYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34921.68813
112) In the past year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (BQ15INVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58170.3
2) No24629.7
Missing18 
TOTAL827100.0
113) [If 'yes'] How many people would you estimate you have invited in the past year? (BQ15INPP)
TOTAL%
0) 010.2
1) 16712.2
2) 215127.5
3) 39517.3
4) 46912.5
5) 5549.8
6) 6407.3
7) 781.5
8) 891.6
9) 910.2
10) 10264.7
11) 1120.4
12) 1230.5
13) 1320.4
14) 1410.2
15) 1510.2
19) 1910.2
20) 2091.6
30) 3010.2
45) 4510.2
97) A few-several61.1
99) Do not know20.4
Missing295 
TOTAL550100.0
114) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BQ16BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.11614.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.40248.9
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.28334.4
4) The Bible is not the word of God.212.6
Missing23 
TOTAL822100.0
115) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: there is a life beyond death. (BQ17AFTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree58069.4
2) Agree15518.5
3) Not sure8510.2
4) Disagree141.7
5) Strongly disagree20.2
Missing9 
TOTAL836100.0
116) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus will return to earth someday. (BQ17JESU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44152.9
2) Agree15919.1
3) Not sure17020.4
4) Disagree465.5
5) Strongly disagree182.2
Missing11 
TOTAL834100.0
117) 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. (BQ17OWNB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree809.7
2) Agree18222.1
3) Not sure18923.0
4) Disagree29535.8
5) Strongly disagree779.4
Missing22 
TOTAL823100.0
118) 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. (BQ17REEQ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree587.0
2) Agree19823.9
3) Not sure16720.2
4) Disagree23027.8
5) Strongly disagree17521.1
Missing17 
TOTAL828100.0
119) 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. (BQ17ABSO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33039.7
2) Agree19823.8
3) Not sure14917.9
4) Disagree10913.1
5) Strongly disagree465.5
Missing13 
TOTAL832100.0
120) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (BQ17EXCL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20624.8
2) Agree14217.1
3) Not sure19323.3
4) Disagree16419.8
5) Strongly disagree12515.1
Missing15 
TOTAL830100.0
121) 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? (BQ18FIDC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59471.7
2) No23528.3
Missing16 
TOTAL829100.0
122) What would you personally like the presbyteries to do with regard to this proposed change? (BQ19ACTF)
TOTAL%
1) Reject the new amendment and keep the Book of Order as it is now on this issue38646.9
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order25330.7
3) Not sure18422.4
Missing22 
TOTAL823100.0
123) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: deacon? (BQ20HOMD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely21225.5
2) Yes, probably16319.6
3) Not sure799.5
4) No, probably not11413.7
5) No, definitely not26431.7
Missing13 
TOTAL832100.0
124) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: elder? (BQ20HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely21225.5
2) Yes, probably15118.1
3) Not sure799.5
4) No, probably not11513.8
5) No, definitely not27633.1
Missing12 
TOTAL833100.0
125) 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? (BQ20HOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely17420.9
2) Yes, probably9711.6
3) Not sure9611.5
4) No, probably not10012.0
5) No, definitely not36744.0
Missing11 
TOTAL834100.0
126) What is your gender? (BQ21SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female46755.7
2) Male37144.3
Missing7 
TOTAL838100.0
127) What is your current age? _________ years old. (BQ22AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL83660.97813
128) What is your current marital status? (BQ23MARS)
TOTAL%
1) Not married16920.2
2) Married66679.8
Missing10 
TOTAL835100.0
129) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (BQ23NMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79995.1
1) Checked414.9
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
130) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (BQ23WIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76090.5
1) Checked809.5
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
131) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (BQ23DIVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78493.3
1) Checked566.7
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
132) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (BQ24PMWI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81597.0
1) Checked253.0
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
133) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (BQ24PMDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73487.4
1) Checked10612.6
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
134) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (BQ24NPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31237.1
1) Checked52862.9
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
135) 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). (BQ25SFAI)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist9915.1
2) Disciples of Christ121.8
3) Episcopal182.7
4) Lutheran375.6
5) Methodist10215.5
6) Presbyterian Church18628.3
7) Other Presbyterian20.3
8) Reformed162.4
9) Roman Catholic6810.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)345.2
11) Non-denominational50.8
12) None243.7
13) Other548.2
Missing188 
TOTAL657100.0
136) Please list his/her current faith or denomination. (BQ25SREL)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist30.5
2) Disciples of Christ30.5
3) Episcopal20.3
4) Lutheran30.5
5) Methodist20.3
6) Presbyterian Church54789.8
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic122.0
10) United Church of Christ10.2
11) Non-denominational20.3
12) None233.8
13) Other91.5
Missing236 
TOTAL609100.0
137) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at your congregation? (BQ26SSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Never203.1
2) Less than once a year121.9
3) About once-twice a year253.9
4) Several times a year396.0
5) About once a month294.5
6) 2-3 times a month7611.7
7) Nearly every week24938.5
8) Every week19730.4
Missing198 
TOTAL647100.0
138) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at another congregation? (BQ26SDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Never11242.1
2) Less than once a year2810.5
3) About once-twice a year6424.1
4) Several times a year3312.4
5) About once a month93.4
6) 2-3 times a month51.9
7) Nearly every week83.0
8) Every week72.6
Missing579 
TOTAL266100.0
139) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time. (BQ27FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53563.7
1) Checked30536.3
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
140) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time. (BQ27PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74989.2
1) Checked9110.8
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
141) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed. (BQ27SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75389.6
1) Checked8710.4
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
142) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed. (BQ27UNEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82698.3
1) Checked141.7
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
143) Please indicate your employment status: retired. (BQ27RETI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48958.2
1) Checked35141.8
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
144) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker. (BQ27HMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76791.3
1) Checked738.7
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
145) Please indicate your employment status: student. (BQ27STUD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82998.7
1) Checked111.3
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
146) Please indicate your employment status: other. (BQ27OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83799.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
147) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time. (BQ27SFUL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58669.8
1) Checked25430.2
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
148) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time. (BQ27SPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78493.3
1) Checked566.7
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
149) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: self-employed. (BQ27SSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78293.1
1) Checked586.9
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
150) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: unemployed. (BQ27SUNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83699.5
1) Checked40.5
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
151) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: retired. (BQ27SRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59170.4
1) Checked24929.6
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
152) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker. (BQ27SHMK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77291.9
1) Checked688.1
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
153) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: student. (BQ27SSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83699.5
1) Checked40.5
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
154) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: other. (BQ27SOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83098.8
1) Checked101.2
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
155) If you are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the past year. (BQ28WHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 0173.6
1) 110.2
2) 220.4
4) 410.2
5) 520.4
6) 610.2
7) 710.2
8) 871.5
9) 930.6
10) 10122.5
12) 1220.4
15) 1561.3
16) 1661.3
17) 1710.2
18) 1810.2
20) 20204.2
22) 2210.2
24) 2461.3
25) 2571.5
26) 2610.2
28) 2810.2
30) 30194.0
31) 3110.2
32) 3251.1
34) 3410.2
35) 35153.2
36) 3610.2
37) 3720.4
38) 3820.4
40) 4013929.3
42) 4271.5
43) 4310.2
44) 4440.8
45) 45377.8
46) 4640.8
47) 4740.8
48) 4851.1
49) 4910.2
50) 507916.6
55) 55153.2
56) 5610.2
58) 5810.2
60) 60234.8
65) 6520.4
70) 7020.4
80) 8020.4
99) It varies-Do not know20.4
100) 10010.2
Missing370 
TOTAL475100.0
156) If your spouse is employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the past year. (BQ28SWHR)
TOTAL%
0) 0215.4
1) 120.5
4) 410.3
5) 520.5
6) 610.3
8) 820.5
9) 910.3
10) 1030.8
12) 1241.0
14) 1420.5
15) 15102.6
16) 1610.3
17) 1720.5
18) 1810.3
20) 20246.2
24) 2461.5
25) 2561.5
26) 2610.3
28) 2810.3
30) 3092.3
32) 3230.8
34) 3410.3
35) 35112.8
36) 3620.5
38) 3810.3
40) 4012933.2
41) 4110.3
42) 4292.3
44) 4410.3
45) 45215.4
48) 4851.3
50) 505915.2
55) 55133.4
56) 5610.3
60) 60205.2
65) 6520.5
70) 7030.8
75) 7510.3
80) 8030.8
99) It varies-Do not know10.3
100) 10010.3
Missing457 
TOTAL388100.0
157) How many children do you have? (BQ29CHLD)
TOTAL%
0) None8710.6
1) 110813.2
2) 233440.7
3) 319023.2
4) 4688.3
5) 5212.6
6) 6101.2
7) 710.1
8) 810.1
Missing25 
TOTAL820100.0
158) What is your highest level of education completed? (BQ30EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less81.0
2) High school diploma769.1
3) Some college but no degree12214.6
4) Associate degree536.4
5) Bachelor's degree19122.9
6) Some graduate work9211.0
7) Graduate degree29134.9
Missing12 
TOTAL833100.0
159) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ30SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less101.5
2) High school diploma7010.5
3) Some college but no degree9314.0
4) Associate degree406.0
5) Bachelor's degree18628.0
6) Some graduate work456.8
7) Graduate degree22033.1
Missing181 
TOTAL664100.0
160) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing. (BQ31INHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83399.2
1) Checked70.8
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
161) Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (BQ31NUHH)
TOTAL%
1) 12615.3
2) 45855.7
3) 12314.9
4) 819.8
5) 273.3
6) 50.6
7) 30.4
Missing22 
TOTAL823100.0
162) From the list below, select the choice that best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (BQ32DHH)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult living alone12415.1
2) A single adult living with children222.7
3) A married couple with no kids42751.9
4) A married couple living with kids21526.2
5) Some other arrangement344.1
Missing23 
TOTAL822100.0
163) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ33PRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat25030.4
2) Independent16219.7
3) Republican38646.9
4) Other253.0
Missing22 
TOTAL823100.0
164) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ34PLED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69883.6
2) No12715.2
3) Do not know60.7
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards40.5
Missing10 
TOTAL835100.0
165) What is your race or origin: white? (BQ35WHIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked445.2
1) Checked79694.8
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
166) What is your race or origin: black? (BQ35BLAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82698.3
1) Checked141.7
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
167) What is your race or origin: Indian or Alaska native? (BQ35INDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83399.2
1) Checked70.8
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
168) What is your race or origin: Asian? (BQ35ASIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82798.5
1) Checked131.5
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
169) What is your race or origin: Hispanic? (BQ35HISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83599.4
1) Checked50.6
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
170) What is your race or origin: some other race? (BQ35ORAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83899.8
1) Checked20.2
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
171) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (BQ36INC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000192.5
2) $20,000-$29,999455.9
3) $30,000-$39,999526.8
4) $40,000-$49,999526.8
5) $50,000-$59,999739.5
6) $60,000-$69,999587.6
7) $70,000-$79,999628.1
8) $80,000-$89,999577.4
9) $90,000-$99,999648.3
10) $100,000-$124,99910313.4
11) $125,000-$149,999557.2
12) $150,000-$199,999405.2
13) $200,000-$249,999374.8
14) $250,000 or more506.5
Missing78 
TOTAL767100.0
172) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…to your congregation, in regular giving? (BQ37GICG)
TOTAL%
1) No13516.3
2) Yes69383.7
Missing17 
TOTAL828100.0
173) [If 'yes' to 'regular giving'] How much? (BQ37CGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL71412383.66891155
174) 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? (BQ37GISC)
TOTAL%
1) No37748.8
2) Yes39551.2
Missing73 
TOTAL772100.0
175) [If 'yes,' to a ‘special capital campaign'] How much? (BQ37SCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3426960.31965947
176) 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? (BQ37GISA)
TOTAL%
1) No20826.2
2) Yes58673.8
Missing51 
TOTAL794100.0
177) [If 'yes' to a 'special appeal'] How much? (BQ37SAAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59415413.099122227
178) 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.? (BQ37GIPC)
TOTAL%
1) No44158.0
2) Yes31942.0
Missing85 
TOTAL760100.0
179) [If 'yes' to PC(U.S.A)] How much? (BQ37PCAM)
TOTAL%
0) None20.9
10) 10104.5
12) 1210.4
15) 1541.8
20) 20156.7
25) 25208.9
30) 3020.9
40) 4041.8
48) 4820.9
50) 504118.3
55) 5510.4
60) 6031.3
75) 7531.3
85) 8510.4
95) 9510.4
100) 1005825.9
110) 11010.4
120) 12010.4
200) 200177.6
250) 25020.9
275) 27510.4
300) 30073.1
360) 36010.4
500) 50041.8
1000) 100052.2
1355) 135510.4
1500) 150010.4
1800) 180010.4
2000) 200020.9
2300) 230010.4
3300) 330010.4
3550) 355010.4
4000) 400010.4
8000) 800010.4
999999) Don't know73.1
Missing621 
TOTAL224100.0
180) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA)? (BQ37GIAL)
TOTAL%
1) No40152.1
2) Yes36947.9
Missing75 
TOTAL770100.0
181) [If 'yes' to 'other religious causes'] How much? (BQ37RCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2994517.22758000
182) 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.)? (BQ37GINR)
TOTAL%
1) No17621.7
2) Yes63578.3
Missing34 
TOTAL811100.0
183) [If 'yes' to 'non-religious causes'] How much? (BQ37NRAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL64315562.375117568
184) State (STATE)
185) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14317.0
2) Midwest21325.4
3) South34841.4
4) West13616.2
Missing5 
TOTAL840100.0
186) Org year (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8401877.113225
187) Totmem 08 (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL840567.601752
188) I-SEX: What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female46755.7
2) Male37144.3
Missing7 
TOTAL838100.0
189) I-AGE: What is your current age? _________ years old. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 15-29141.7
2) 30-44789.3
3) 45-5928033.5
4) 60-7432038.3
5) 75-9014417.2
Missing9 
TOTAL836100.0
190) I-EDUC: What is your highest level of education completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school or less8410.1
2) Some college but no degree12214.6
3) Associate degree536.4
4) Bachelor degree19122.9
5) Some graduate work9211.0
6) Graduate degree29134.9
Missing12 
TOTAL833100.0
191) 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) Democrat25030.4
2) Independent16219.7
3) Republican38646.9
4) Other253.0
Missing22 
TOTAL823100.0
192) 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 $29,999648.3
2) $30,000-$59,99917723.1
3) $60,000-$89,99917723.1
4) $90,000-$124,99916721.8
5) $125,000-$249,99913217.2
6) $250,000 or more506.5
Missing78 
TOTAL767100.0