Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2009 - The Sacraments, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Code survey number (CDSVNUM)
2) How recently did you attend a worship service that included celebration of the Lord's Supper? (Q1) (ATTLSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Within the last month99090.6
2) Around one month ago423.8
3) Two to three months ago464.2
4) Four to six months ago60.5
5) More than six months ago90.8
TOTAL1093100.0
3) How were the elements served? Individuals came to the Table for intinction or a common cup (Q2_1) (ELEMS_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47843.7
1) Checked61556.3
TOTAL1093100.0
4) How were the elements served? Those serving distributed the elements to worshipers where they were (Q2_2) (ELEMS_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37734.5
1) Checked71665.5
TOTAL1093100.0
5) How were the elements served? Other (Q2_3) (ELEMS_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104095.2
1) Checked534.8
TOTAL1093100.0
6) How were the elements served? Don't remember (Q2_4) (ELEMS_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked109199.8
1) Checked20.2
TOTAL1093100.0
7) What form of bread was used? A whole loaf, broken during distribution (Q3A_1) (BREAD_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42538.9
1) Checked66861.1
TOTAL1093100.0
8) What form of bread was used? Small pieces, broken before the service (Q3A_2) (BREAD_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47943.8
1) Checked61456.2
TOTAL1093100.0
9) What form of bread was used? Wafers (Q3A_3) (BREAD_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93985.9
1) Checked15414.1
TOTAL1093100.0
10) What form of bread was used? Other (Q3A_4) (BREAD_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102093.3
1) Checked736.7
TOTAL1093100.0
11) What form of bread was used? Don't remember (Q3A_5) (BREAD_E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked109099.7
1) Checked30.3
TOTAL1093100.0
12) What form of fruit of the vine was used? Grape juice (Q3B_1) (FRUVIN_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked797.2
1) Checked101492.8
TOTAL1093100.0
13) What form of fruit of the vine was used? Wine (Q3B_2) (FRUVIN_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked95887.6
1) Checked13512.4
TOTAL1093100.0
14) What form of fruit of the vine was used? Other (Q3B_3) (FRUVIN_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked108699.4
1) Checked70.6
TOTAL1093100.0
15) What form of fruit of the vine was used? Don't remember (Q3B_4) (FRUVIN_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked109199.8
1) Checked20.2
TOTAL1093100.0
16) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Every week (Q4A_1) (LSFREQ_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97288.9
1) Checked12111.1
TOTAL1093100.0
17) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Once a month (Q4A_2) (LSFREQ_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28626.2
1) Checked80773.8
TOTAL1093100.0
18) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Every six weeks (Q4A_3) (LSFREQ_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102293.5
1) Checked716.5
TOTAL1093100.0
19) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Quarterly (Q4A_4) (LSFREQ_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99290.8
1) Checked1019.2
TOTAL1093100.0
20) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Less often than quarterly (Q4A_5) (LSFREQ_E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked108899.5
1) Checked50.5
TOTAL1093100.0
21) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? On feast days [special days and seasons] (Q4A_7) (LSFREQ_F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71365.2
1) Checked38034.8
TOTAL1093100.0
22) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Never (Q4A_7) (LSFREQ_G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1093100.0
TOTAL1093100.0
23) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Don't know (Q4A_8) (LSFREQ_H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked108699.4
1) Checked70.6
TOTAL1093100.0
24) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often is it celebrated in your congregation? Other (Q4A_9) (LSFREQ_I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked109299.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL1093100.0
25) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Every week (Q4B_1) (LSLIKE_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76169.6
1) Checked33230.4
TOTAL1093100.0
26) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Once a month (Q4B_2) (LSLIKE_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48244.1
1) Checked61155.9
TOTAL1093100.0
27) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Every six weeks (Q4B_3) (LSLIKE_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104595.6
1) Checked484.4
TOTAL1093100.0
28) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Quarterly (Q4B_4) (LSLIKE_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104996.0
1) Checked444.0
TOTAL1093100.0
29) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Less often than quarterly (Q4B_5) (LSLIKE_E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1093100.0
TOTAL1093100.0
30) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? On feast days [special days and seasons] (Q4B_6) (LSLIKE_F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80573.7
1) Checked28826.3
TOTAL1093100.0
31) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Never (Q4B_7) (LSLIKE_G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked109299.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL1093100.0
32) Concerning the Lord's Supper, how often would you like it celebrated in your congregation? Don't know (Q4B_8) (LSLIKE_H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107698.4
1) Checked171.6
TOTAL1093100.0
33) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Thanksgiving to God (QP2_1A) (THXGIVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant79873.8
2) Significant21820.2
3) Somewhat significant494.5
4) Not too significant121.1
5) Not at all significant40.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1081100.0
34) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Remembrance of Jesus Christ (QP2_1B) (REMEMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant91484.2
2) Significant14613.5
3) Somewhat significant191.8
4) Not too significant60.6
Missing8 
TOTAL1085100.0
35) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Invocation of the Holy Spirit (QP2_1C) (INVOCHS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant54651.1
2) Significant31429.4
3) Somewhat significant14013.1
4) Not too significant504.7
5) Not at all significant131.2
6) No opinion50.5
7) Not familiar with theme10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1069100.0
36) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Communion of the faithful (QP2_1D) (COMFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant65360.6
2) Significant29427.3
3) Somewhat significant968.9
4) Not too significant252.3
5) Not at all significant50.5
6) No opinion30.3
7) Not familiar with theme10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1077100.0
37) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Meal of the Kingdom (QP2_1E) (MEALKING)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant47644.2
2) Significant29427.3
3) Somewhat significant18317.0
4) Not too significant777.1
5) Not at all significant232.1
6) No opinion111.0
7) Not familiar with theme141.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1078100.0
38) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Sign and seal of the Word (QP2_1F) (SUPPSIGN)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant45342.3
2) Significant31629.5
3) Somewhat significant18016.8
4) Not too significant827.7
5) Not at all significant222.1
6) No opinion80.7
7) Not familiar with theme90.8
Missing23 
TOTAL1070100.0
39) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Meal of the covenant community (QP2_1G) (MEALCOV)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant59855.4
2) Significant31529.2
3) Somewhat significant11210.4
4) Not too significant363.3
5) Not at all significant121.1
6) No opinion30.3
7) Not familiar with theme40.4
Missing13 
TOTAL1080100.0
40) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Renewal of baptism (QP2_1H) (SUPRENEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant21520.2
2) Significant27726.0
3) Somewhat significant27425.7
4) Not too significant19918.7
5) Not at all significant817.6
6) No opinion111.0
7) Not familiar with theme80.8
Missing28 
TOTAL1065100.0
41) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Spiritual nourishment in Christ (QP2_1I) (NOURISH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant74768.8
2) Significant22220.4
3) Somewhat significant777.1
4) Not too significant272.5
5) Not at all significant90.8
6) No opinion40.4
Missing7 
TOTAL1086100.0
42) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Mystical presence of Christ (QP2_1J) (MYSTICAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant57052.6
2) Significant27225.1
3) Somewhat significant13312.3
4) Not too significant676.2
5) Not at all significant312.9
6) No opinion90.8
7) Not familiar with theme10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1083100.0
43) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The Passover of meal in Exodus [Exodus 12] (QP2_2A) (PASSOVER)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant36333.7
2) Significant37234.5
3) Somewhat significant23021.3
4) Not too significant938.6
5) Not at all significant201.9
Missing15 
TOTAL1078100.0
44) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Manna in the wilderness [Exodus 16] (QP2_2B) (MANNA)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant18117.1
2) Significant32530.7
3) Somewhat significant34332.4
4) Not too significant17416.4
5) Not at all significant353.3
Missing35 
TOTAL1058100.0
45) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? You prepare a table for me [Psalm 23] (QP2_2C) (PRPTABLE)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant23121.7
2) Significant27826.1
3) Somewhat significant33431.3
4) Not too significant18517.4
5) Not at all significant383.6
Missing27 
TOTAL1066100.0
46) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The endtimes banquet [Isaiah 25] (QP2_2D) (BANQUET)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant23322.1
2) Significant25324.0
3) Somewhat significant27225.8
4) Not too significant21520.4
5) Not at all significant747.0
6) Not familiar with passage90.9
Missing37 
TOTAL1056100.0
47) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The wedding at Cana [John 2] (QP2_2E) (WED_CANA)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant696.4
2) Significant20919.5
3) Somewhat significant32530.3
4) Not too significant34832.5
5) Not at all significant12011.2
Missing22 
TOTAL1071100.0
48) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The feeding of the multitude [Matthew 14] (QP2_2F) (FEEDMULT)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant21019.9
2) Significant30929.3
3) Somewhat significant28326.9
4) Not too significant19218.2
5) Not at all significant595.6
Missing40 
TOTAL1053100.0
49) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? I am the bread of life [John 6] (QP2_2G) (BREADLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant72867.3
2) Significant25623.7
3) Somewhat significant767.0
4) Not too significant161.5
5) Not at all significant50.5
Missing12 
TOTAL1081100.0
50) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? I am the vine; you are the branches [John 15] (QP2_2H) (VINBRNCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant59655.7
2) Significant26624.9
3) Somewhat significant14713.7
4) Not too significant454.2
5) Not at all significant161.5
Missing23 
TOTAL1070100.0
51) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Do this in remembrance of me [Luke 22] (QP2_2I) (DOTHIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant91984.8
2) Significant13012.0
3) Somewhat significant292.7
4) Not too significant40.4
5) Not at all significant20.2
Missing9 
TOTAL1084100.0
52) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Commandment to love one another [John 13] (QP2_2J) (LOVANOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant40337.5
2) Significant36634.1
3) Somewhat significant21520.0
4) Not too significant736.8
5) Not at all significant171.6
Missing19 
TOTAL1074100.0
53) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The road to Emmaus [Luke 24] (QP2_2K) (EMMAUS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant37334.6
2) Significant31329.0
3) Somewhat significant21820.2
4) Not too significant13212.2
5) Not at all significant423.9
Missing15 
TOTAL1078100.0
54) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Breakfast beside the sea [John 21] (QP2_2L) (BREAKSEA)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant15914.9
2) Significant28026.3
3) Somewhat significant32730.7
4) Not too significant22320.9
5) Not at all significant757.0
6) Not familiar with passage10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1065100.0
55) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The early church after Pentecost [Acts 2] (QP2_2M) (EARLYCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant23221.7
2) Significant32130.1
3) Somewhat significant31629.6
4) Not too significant14213.3
5) Not at all significant575.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1068100.0
56) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? Our paschal lamb, Christ [1 Corinthians 5] (QP2_2N) (PASCHAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant33731.8
2) Significant26525.0
3) Somewhat significant24523.1
4) Not too significant15714.8
5) Not at all significant514.8
6) Not familiar with passage40.4
Missing34 
TOTAL1059100.0
57) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? As often as you eat this bread [1 Corinthians 11] (QP2_2O) (CORINTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant86580.0
2) Significant16415.2
3) Somewhat significant403.7
4) Not too significant100.9
5) Not at all significant20.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1081100.0
58) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of the Lord's Supper? The marriage supper of the Lamb [Revelation 19] (QP2_2P) (SUPPLAMB)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant20018.7
2) Significant23522.0
3) Somewhat significant25724.0
4) Not too significant24022.5
5) Not at all significant12711.9
6) Not familiar with passage100.9
Missing24 
TOTAL1069100.0
59) When you were baptized? (QP3_1) (WHENBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) As an infant (two years or less)73367.3
2) As a young child (three to seven years)504.6
3) As an older child (8 to 12 years)13412.3
4) As an adolescent (13 to 17 years)999.1
5) As an adult (18 years or older)545.0
6) Not baptized10.1
7) More than one option selected181.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1089100.0
60) IF WHENBAPT = 1-5 OR 7: In what way were you baptized? (QP3_2) (HOWBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) By sprinkling from the hand88081.0
2) By pouring from a vessel262.4
3) By immersing in a pool13512.4
4) Other60.6
5) Don't know282.6
7) More than one option selected121.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
61) IF WHENBAPT = 1-5 OR 7: Were you baptized in a Presbyterian church or in another church? (QP3_3) (WHEREBAP)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian64259.1
2) Other church or faith group43740.2
3) Don't know20.2
7) More than one option selected50.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1086100.0
62) IF WHEREBAP = 2: Which other church or faith group [were you baptized in]? (QP3_3A) (OTHRBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist6916.4
2) Disciples of Christ61.4
3) Episcopalian286.6
4) Lutheran378.8
5) Methodist9221.8
7) Other Presbyterian20.5
8) Reformed204.7
9) Roman Catholic4811.4
10) United Church of Christ327.6
11) Nondenominational143.3
13) All other7417.5
Missing671 
TOTAL422100.0
63) Have you witnessed or participated in a baptism in a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation within the past two years? (QP3_4) (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes101593.1
2) No756.9
Missing3 
TOTAL1090100.0
64) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, how many people were baptized? (QP3_5) (NUMBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) 64668.7
2) 18019.1
3) 545.7
4) 222.3
5) 101.1
6) 111.2
7) 40.4
8) 20.2
9) 20.2
10) 10.1
12) 10.1
13) 10.1
15) 10.1
22) 10.1
99) 10.1
115) 10.1
200) 20.2
Missing153 
TOTAL940100.0
65) IF WITNESS = 1: If you don't remember [how many people were baptized at the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in], check here. (QP3_5A) (DKBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107398.2
1) Checked201.8
TOTAL1093100.0
66) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, in which age group was the person(s) baptized? An infant [two years or less] (QP3_6_1) (AGEBAP_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30427.8
1) Checked78972.2
TOTAL1093100.0
67) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, in which age group was the person(s) baptized? A young child [three to seven years] (QP3_6_2) (AGEBAP_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked96988.7
1) Checked12411.3
TOTAL1093100.0
68) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, which age group was the person(s) baptized? An older child [8-12 years] (QP3_6_3) (AGEBAP_C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103194.3
1) Checked625.7
TOTAL1093100.0
69) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, which age group was the person(s) baptized? An adolescent [13-17 years] (QP3_6_4) (AGEBAP_D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102193.4
1) Checked726.6
TOTAL1093100.0
70) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, which age group was the person(s) baptized? An adult [18 years or older] (QP3_6_5) (AGEBAP_E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87580.1
1) Checked21819.9
TOTAL1093100.0
71) IF WITNESS = 1: At the most recent baptism you witnessed or participated in, which age group was the person(s) baptized? Don't know or don't remember (QP3_6_6) (AGEBAP_F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1093100.0
TOTAL1093100.0
72) IF WITNESS = 1: In what way was the water administered? (QP3_7) (HOWWATER)
TOTAL%
1) By sprinkling from the hand92390.9
2) By pouring from a vessel494.8
3) By immersion in a pool80.8
4) Other232.3
5) Don't know10.1
7) More than one option selected111.1
Missing78 
TOTAL1015100.0
73) Ideally, would you like congregations to schedule baptisms whenever needed, even if it means they could occur on adjacent Sundays, or would you prefer them scheduled at intervals during the year? (QP3_8) (SCHEDBAP)
TOTAL%
1) Schedule when needed88581.7
2) Schedule at intervals15914.7
3) No opinion393.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1083100.0
74) IF SCHEDBAP = 2: How far apart should they take place, at a minimum? (QP3_8A) (BAPFAR)
TOTAL%
1) No more often than once a month9448.0
2) No more often than every six weeks2211.2
3) No more often than quarterly2914.8
4) Less than quarterly but more than once a year105.1
5) Only once a year10.5
6) Only on feast days (special days and seasons)126.1
7) No opinion2814.3
Missing897 
TOTAL196100.0
75) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Participation in Christ's death and resurrection (QP4_1A) (BAPPART)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant72767.3
2) Significant22120.4
3) Somewhat significant888.1
4) Not too significant323.0
5) Not at all significant111.0
6) No opinion20.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1081100.0
76) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Conversion, pardon and cleansing (QP4_1B) (BAPCONV)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant45442.4
2) Significant31929.8
3) Somewhat significant20218.8
4) Not too significant696.4
5) Not at all significant272.5
6) No opinion10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1072100.0
77) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the Holy Spirit (QP4_1C) (BAPGIFT)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant64560.2
2) Significant28026.1
3) Somewhat significant11010.3
4) Not too significant232.1
5) Not at all significant121.1
6) No opinion10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1071100.0
78) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Incorporation into the body of Christ (QP4_1D) (BAPINCOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant88682.5
2) Significant14913.9
3) Somewhat significant272.5
4) Not too significant60.6
5) Not at all significant40.4
6) No opinion20.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1074100.0
79) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The sign of the Kingdom (QP4_1E) (BAPSIGNK)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant45242.2
2) Significant39536.8
3) Somewhat significant16115.0
4) Not too significant423.9
5) Not at all significant191.8
6) No opinion20.2
7) Not familiar with theme10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1072100.0
80) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Entry into covenant community or relationship (QP4_1F) (BAPENTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant85779.0
2) Significant18216.8
3) Somewhat significant393.6
4) Not too significant50.5
5) Not at all significant20.2
Missing8 
TOTAL1085100.0
81) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Sign and seal of the Word (QP4_1G) (BAPSSEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant58854.2
2) Significant28526.3
3) Somewhat significant13512.4
4) Not too significant504.6
5) Not at all significant201.8
6) No opinion30.3
7) Not familiar with theme40.4
Missing8 
TOTAL1085100.0
82) How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Source of ministry, discipleship or vocation (QP4_1H) (BAPMINIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant33030.6
2) Significant36133.4
3) Somewhat significant24022.2
4) Not too significant1069.8
5) Not at all significant373.4
6) No opinion40.4
7) Not familiar with theme20.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1080100.0
83) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The creation of the world [Genesis 1-2] (QP4_2A) (BBCREATE)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant18917.6
2) Significant27725.8
3) Somewhat significant29027.1
4) Not too significant22921.4
5) Not at all significant868.0
6) Not familiar with passage10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1072100.0
84) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The flood in Genesis [Genesis 6-9] (QP4_2B) (BBFLOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant12511.7
2) Significant21319.9
3) Somewhat significant31729.6
4) Not too significant30428.4
5) Not at all significant11010.3
6) Not familiar with passage10.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1070100.0
85) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Red Sea [Exodus 14] (QP4_2C) (BBREDSEA)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant17816.6
2) Significant25623.9
3) Somewhat significant29027.1
4) Not too significant24322.7
5) Not at all significant1059.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1072100.0
86) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Jordan [Joshua 3] (QP4_2D) (BBJORDAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant11510.8
2) Significant22821.4
3) Somewhat significant32630.7
4) Not too significant27926.2
5) Not at all significant11210.5
6) Not familiar with passage30.3
Missing30 
TOTAL1063100.0
87) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The healing of Naaman [2 Kings 5] (QP4_2E) (BBNAAMAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant585.4
2) Significant17516.4
3) Somewhat significant32530.4
4) Not too significant35333.0
5) Not at all significant15314.3
6) Not familiar with passage60.6
Missing23 
TOTAL1070100.0
88) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Come to the waters [Isaiah 55] (QP2_2F) (BBWATERS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant21020.0
2) Significant27526.1
3) Somewhat significant28827.4
4) Not too significant19718.7
5) Not at all significant736.9
6) Not familiar with passage90.9
Missing41 
TOTAL1052100.0
89) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus' baptism by John [Matthew 3] (QP2_2G) (BBJOHN)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant79873.8
2) Significant21519.9
3) Somewhat significant575.3
4) Not too significant90.8
5) Not at all significant20.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1081100.0
90) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus welcomes the little children [Matthew 19] (QP2_2H) (BBCHILDR)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant43540.6
2) Significant31129.0
3) Somewhat significant21119.7
4) Not too significant898.3
5) Not at all significant242.2
6) Not familiar with passage10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1071100.0
91) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Go and make disciples of all nations [Matthew 28] (QP2_2I) (BBNATNS)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant68463.6
2) Significant22921.3
3) Somewhat significant11410.6
4) Not too significant393.6
5) Not at all significant90.8
Missing18 
TOTAL1075100.0
92) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus and the woman at the well [John 4] (QP2_2J) (BBWELL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant14813.9
2) Significant29527.8
3) Somewhat significant30628.8
4) Not too significant23021.7
5) Not at all significant827.7
Missing32 
TOTAL1061100.0
93) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the spirit at Pentecost [Acts 2] (QP2_2K) (BBPENTEC)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant43440.4
2) Significant33030.7
3) Somewhat significant18717.4
4) Not too significant898.3
5) Not at all significant343.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1074100.0
94) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch [Acts 8] (QP2_2L) (BBEUNUCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant21520.2
2) Significant31229.3
3) Somewhat significant29327.5
4) Not too significant17516.4
5) Not at all significant666.2
6) Not familiar with passage50.5
Missing27 
TOTAL1066100.0
95) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? We have been buried with Christ [Romans 6] (QP2_2M) (BBBURIED)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant55051.1
2) Significant26925.0
3) Somewhat significant15914.8
4) Not too significant787.2
5) Not at all significant181.7
6) Not familiar with passage20.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1076100.0
96) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? There is neither Jew nor Greek [Galatians 3] (QP2_2N) (BBNOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant48745.5
2) Significant28526.6
3) Somewhat significant18217.0
4) Not too significant827.7
5) Not at all significant343.2
6) Not familiar with passage10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1071100.0
97) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? One Lord, one faith, one baptism [Ephesians 4] (QP2_2O) (BBONE)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant81475.4
2) Significant19117.7
3) Somewhat significant615.6
4) Not too significant80.7
5) Not at all significant60.6
Missing13 
TOTAL1080100.0
98) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? You are a royal priesthood [1 Peter 2] (QP2_2P) (BBROYAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant30828.9
2) Significant33831.7
3) Somewhat significant24523.0
4) Not too significant12511.7
5) Not at all significant504.7
Missing27 
TOTAL1066100.0
99) How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The river of life [Ezekiel 47, Revelation 22] (QP2_2Q) (BBRIVER)
TOTAL%
1) Very significant15514.5
2) Significant25623.9
3) Somewhat significant30228.2
4) Not too significant23221.6
5) Not at all significant12011.2
6) Not familiar with passage70.7
Missing21 
TOTAL1072100.0
100) How familiar are you with the 2006 PC(USA) report, 'Invitation to Christ: A Guide to Sacramental Practices?' (QP5_1) (REPORT06)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar676.2
2) Familiar16315.0
3) A little familiar24622.7
4) Not familiar60956.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1085100.0
101) Have you used 'Invitation to Christ' in personal study? (QP5_2A) (REPORTPS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12426.0
2) No35374.0
Missing616 
TOTAL477100.0
102) Have you used 'Invitation to Christ' in teaching or discussion groups? (QP5_2B) (REPORTDG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7316.0
2) No38484.0
Missing636 
TOTAL457100.0
103) Have you visited the 'Invitation to Christ' Web site? [www.pcusa.org/sacraments] (QP5_2C) (REPORTWB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11124.7
2) No33975.3
Missing643 
TOTAL450100.0
104) Do you think that children who have not been baptized should be permitted to participate in the Lord's Supper? (QP5_3A) (CHILDLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely39937.1
2) Yes, probably23722.0
3) Not sure746.9
4) No, probably not23822.1
5) No, definitely not12811.9
Missing17 
TOTAL1076100.0
105) Do you think that adults who have not been baptized should be permitted to participate in the Lord's Supper? (QP5_3B) (ADULTLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely38135.6
2) Yes, probably25824.1
3) Not sure726.7
4) No, probably not22821.3
5) No, definitely not13212.3
Missing22 
TOTAL1071100.0
106) What is your gender (sex)? (QP6_1) (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female38335.2
2) Male70464.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
107) What is your current age? (QP6_2) (CURRAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108253.06610
108) Survey form (SURVEY) (SURVFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper83276.1
2) Web26123.9
TOTAL1093100.0
109) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Clergy1093100.0
TOTAL1093100.0
110) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (BQ1) (ORDAINED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10801988.31312
111) In what denomination were you ordained? (BQ2) (DENOMORD)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor organizations102594.5
2) Other605.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1085100.0
112) IF DENOMORD = 2: In what denomination were you ordained? (BQ2A) (DENORDOT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist69.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)34.8
4) Lutheran11.6
5) Methodist69.5
6) Presbyterian69.5
7) Other Presbyterian2031.7
8) Reformed69.5
10) United Church of Christ57.9
13) All other1015.9
Missing1030 
TOTAL63100.0
113) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (BQ3) (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44541.0
2) No64059.0
Missing8 
TOTAL1085100.0
114) IF SECJOB = YES: How long were you in that job or career [in years]? (BQ3A) (YRSSECJB)
TOTAL%
1) 71.6
2) 317.1
3) 4610.5
4) 327.3
5) 4510.3
6) 214.8
7) 204.6
8) 173.9
9) 112.5
10) 4610.5
11) 133.0
12) 194.3
13) 61.4
14) 40.9
15) 286.4
16) 71.6
17) 81.8
18) 81.8
19) 71.6
20) 245.5
21) 20.5
22) 51.1
23) 40.9
24) 10.2
25) 71.6
26) 51.1
27) 20.5
28) 20.5
30) 71.6
32) 10.2
35) 10.2
37) 10.2
38) 10.2
Missing654 
TOTAL439100.0
115) In what year did you receive your B.A., B.S., or other bachelor's degree? (BQ4) (YRBACH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10862119.0711052
116) From what school did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (BQ5A) (NAMEMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL107750.52226
117) In what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (BQ5B) (YRMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10631987.16411
118) Check here if you have not earned any other graduate degrees. (BQ6) (NOGRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69463.8
1) Checked39336.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
119) Please indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned: M.C.E./M.R.E. (BQ6_1) (MCEMRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106998.3
1) Checked181.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
120) IF MCEMRE = 1: Year M.C.E./M.R.E. received (BQ6_1A) (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1963) 15.3
1965) 15.3
1969) 15.3
1972) 15.3
1981) 15.3
1985) 15.3
1986) 210.5
1995) 315.8
1998) 210.5
1999) 15.3
2000) 210.5
2002) 315.8
Missing1074 
TOTAL19100.0
121) IF MCEMRE = 1: School awarding M.C.E./M.R.E. degree (BQ6_1B) (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-affiliated school1263.2
2) All others736.8
Missing1074 
TOTAL19100.0
122) Please indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned: M.A. (BQ6_2) (GRADMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked90583.3
1) Checked18216.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
123) IF GRADMA = 1: Year M.A. received (BQ6_2A) (YEARMA)
TOTAL%
1946) 10.6
1965) 10.6
1967) 42.3
1968) 21.1
1969) 10.6
1970) 42.3
1971) 42.3
1972) 31.7
1973) 31.7
1974) 116.2
1975) 63.4
1976) 84.5
1977) 52.8
1978) 52.8
1979) 42.3
1980) 116.2
1981) 21.1
1982) 42.3
1983) 52.8
1984) 74.0
1985) 52.8
1986) 95.1
1987) 74.0
1988) 42.3
1989) 63.4
1990) 52.8
1991) 42.3
1992) 52.8
1994) 21.1
1995) 21.1
1996) 52.8
1997) 74.0
1998) 52.8
1999) 21.1
2000) 31.7
2001) 31.7
2002) 21.1
2004) 10.6
2005) 42.3
2006) 42.3
2008) 10.6
Missing916 
TOTAL177100.0
124) IF GRADMA = 1: School awarding M.A. degree (BQ6_2B) (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-affiliated school2614.9
2) All others14985.1
Missing918 
TOTAL175100.0
125) Please indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned: Th.M./S.T.M. (BQ6_3) (THMSTM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102694.4
1) Checked615.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
126) IF THMSTM = 1: Year Th.M./S.T.M. received (BQ6_3A) (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1957) 11.7
1963) 11.7
1967) 11.7
1968) 11.7
1969) 35.2
1971) 11.7
1972) 11.7
1973) 23.4
1974) 11.7
1975) 23.4
1976) 11.7
1978) 35.2
1979) 11.7
1980) 23.4
1981) 11.7
1983) 11.7
1984) 46.9
1985) 23.4
1986) 11.7
1988) 23.4
1990) 23.4
1991) 11.7
1993) 35.2
1994) 610.3
1995) 11.7
1996) 23.4
1997) 11.7
1998) 11.7
1999) 11.7
2000) 11.7
2001) 11.7
2003) 23.4
2004) 11.7
2006) 23.4
2008) 11.7
Missing1035 
TOTAL58100.0
127) IF THMSTM = 1: School awarding Th.M./S.T.M. degree (BQ6_3B) (NTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-affiliated school4273.7
2) All others1526.3
Missing1036 
TOTAL57100.0
128) Please indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned: D.Min. (BQ6_4) (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85478.6
1) Checked23321.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
129) IF DMIN = 1: Year D.Min. received (BQ6_4A) (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1970) 10.4
1972) 10.4
1973) 10.4
1974) 31.3
1975) 20.9
1976) 20.9
1977) 20.9
1978) 62.6
1979) 31.3
1980) 62.6
1981) 41.7
1982) 41.7
1983) 104.4
1984) 73.1
1985) 41.7
1986) 52.2
1987) 62.6
1988) 73.1
1989) 31.3
1990) 41.7
1991) 73.1
1992) 52.2
1993) 62.6
1994) 52.2
1995) 146.1
1996) 83.5
1997) 52.2
1998) 83.5
1999) 93.9
2000) 114.8
2001) 93.9
2002) 93.9
2003) 52.2
2004) 73.1
2005) 93.9
2006) 83.5
2007) 73.1
2008) 167.0
Missing864 
TOTAL229100.0
130) IF DMIN = 1: School awarding D.Min. degree (BQ6_4B) (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-affiliated school16875.0
2) All others5625.0
Missing869 
TOTAL224100.0
131) Please indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (BQ6_5) (PHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100592.5
1) Checked827.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
132) IF PHD = 1: Year Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree received (BQ6_5A) (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1958) 11.2
1968) 11.2
1970) 11.2
1971) 11.2
1972) 22.4
1974) 22.4
1975) 11.2
1976) 11.2
1977) 11.2
1978) 11.2
1979) 11.2
1982) 11.2
1983) 22.4
1984) 22.4
1985) 22.4
1986) 67.1
1987) 22.4
1988) 22.4
1989) 33.6
1990) 11.2
1991) 22.4
1992) 44.8
1993) 33.6
1994) 33.6
1995) 56.0
1996) 44.8
1997) 33.6
1998) 22.4
1999) 22.4
2000) 56.0
2001) 33.6
2002) 22.4
2004) 44.8
2005) 22.4
2006) 33.6
2007) 22.4
2008) 11.2
Missing1009 
TOTAL84100.0
133) IF PHD = 1: School awarding Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree (BQ6_5B) (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-affiliated school1619.5
2) All others6680.5
Missing1011 
TOTAL82100.0
134) Please indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned: Other (BQ6_6) (OTHERGRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98190.2
1) Checked1069.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
135) IF OTHERGRD = 1: Year other degree received (BQ6_6A) (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1969) 11.0
1971) 55.0
1972) 11.0
1973) 22.0
1974) 22.0
1975) 11.0
1976) 11.0
1977) 77.0
1978) 44.0
1979) 55.0
1980) 44.0
1981) 22.0
1982) 22.0
1984) 33.0
1985) 22.0
1986) 55.0
1987) 22.0
1988) 88.0
1989) 33.0
1991) 11.0
1992) 55.0
1993) 33.0
1994) 11.0
1995) 44.0
1996) 33.0
1997) 44.0
1998) 22.0
1999) 44.0
2000) 22.0
2001) 33.0
2002) 33.0
2003) 11.0
2004) 11.0
2005) 11.0
2007) 11.0
2008) 11.0
Missing993 
TOTAL100100.0
136) IF OTHERGRD = 1: School awarding other degree (BQ6_6B) (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-affiliated school1110.7
2) All others9289.3
Missing990 
TOTAL103100.0
137) Are you currently a student? (BQ7) (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes787.2
2) No100392.8
Missing12 
TOTAL1081100.0
138) IF STUDENT = YES: Please list the degree you are seeking. (BQ7A) (STUDDEG)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.52.7
4) D.Min.3820.2
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.136.9
6) Other105.3
7) None12264.9
Missing905 
TOTAL188100.0
139) Which category(-ies) describes your current paid employment? Pastor, co-pastor, associate, interim, or other pastor in a congregation (BQ8_1) (PASTORAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30127.7
1) Checked78672.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
140) Which category(-ies) describes your current paid employment? Other position in a congregation (BQ8_2) (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106197.6
1) Checked262.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
141) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Non-parish job or ministry (BQ8_3) (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84377.6
1) Checked24422.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
142) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Unemployed (BQ8_4) (UNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104896.4
1) Checked393.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
143) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Retired from active ministry (BQ8_5) (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104896.4
1) Checked393.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
144) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (BQ9) (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time (35 or more hours per week)71689.6
2) Part-time8310.4
Missing294 
TOTAL799100.0
145) IF FULLPART = 2: Specify average paid hours per week (BQ9A) (HOURS)
TOTAL%
3) 22.1
5) 44.1
6) 11.0
8) 22.1
10) 44.1
12) 33.1
15) 55.2
16) 22.1
18) 11.0
19) 11.0
20) 2525.8
24) 55.2
25) 55.2
27) 11.0
30) 1313.4
32) 11.0
35) 66.2
36) 11.0
44) 11.0
50) 88.2
55) 22.1
56) 11.0
60) 11.0
70) 22.1
Missing996 
TOTAL97100.0
146) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply. (BQ10) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One76495.9
2) Two or more yoked congregations192.4
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations141.8
Missing296 
TOTAL797100.0
147) [If you are serving two or more congregations,] how many? (BQ10A) (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) 2278.6
3) 414.3
4) 13.6
5) 13.6
Missing1065 
TOTAL28100.0
148) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? Write the combined membership if you serve two or more. (BQ11) (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL790506.951817
149) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Solo pastor (BQ12_1) (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71665.9
1) Checked37134.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
150) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Head of staff (BQ12_2) (HEADOFS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83076.4
1) Checked25723.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
151) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Associate pastor (BQ12_3) (ASSOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94586.9
1) Checked14213.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
152) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Co-pastor (BQ12_4) (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105497.0
1) Checked333.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
153) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Stated or temporary supply (BQ12_5) (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105797.2
1) Checked302.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
154) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Interim pastor (BQ12_6) (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104596.1
1) Checked423.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
155) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Other (BQ12_7) (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103795.4
1) Checked504.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
156) IF OTHER2 = 1: [Please specify] the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation. (BQ12_7A) (OTHER2B)
TOTAL%
1) Designated pastor817.8
8) Other920.0
9) Senior pastor24.4
10) Organizing pastor/NCD715.6
11) Hospital chaplain12.2
12) Parish associate1431.1
13) Pastoral counselor24.4
14) Presbytery staff Or exec.24.4
Missing1048 
TOTAL45100.0
157) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Faculty/staff at a seminary or theological school (BQ13_1) (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104796.3
1) Checked403.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
158) 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.] (BQ13_2) (OTHSTAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103795.4
1) Checked504.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
159) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Chaplain in the military (BQ13_3) (CHAPMIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107899.2
1) Checked90.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
160) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Chaplain in a hospital or other medical facility (BQ13_4) (CHAPHOSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104596.1
1) Checked423.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
161) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Other chaplain (BQ13_5) (CHAPOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105597.1
1) Checked322.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
162) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? National staff or middle governing body staff (BQ13_6) (NATFSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105296.8
1) Checked353.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
163) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Staff of an ecumenical or nondenominational agency (BQ13_7) (ECUMENIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107799.1
1) Checked100.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
164) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Professional pastoral counselor (BQ13_8) (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106698.1
1) Checked211.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
165) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Other employment with a religious organization (BQ13_9) (OTHRORG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106497.9
1) Checked232.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
166) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? All other (including secular) employment [specify] (BQ13_10) (ALOTHEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102794.5
1) Checked605.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
167) Is the organization where you are employed affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (BQ14) (EMPLAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13542.3
2) No18457.7
Missing774 
TOTAL319100.0
168) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? (BQ15) (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL85310.96812
169) In what faith or denomination were you raised? If you were part of more than one faith or denomination as a child, provide the one in which you were most involved. (BQ16) (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist526.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)101.2
3) Episcopal151.8
4) Lutheran303.6
5) Methodist647.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA50060.0
7) Other Presbyterian81.0
8) Reformed111.3
9) Roman Catholic242.9
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)242.9
11) Independent or Nondenominational151.8
12) None212.5
13) Other597.1
Missing260 
TOTAL833100.0
170) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ17) (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative444.1
2) Conservative24522.7
3) Moderate36734.1
4) Liberal30828.6
5) Very liberal1069.8
9) Varies, cannot choose70.6
Missing16 
TOTAL1077100.0
171) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (BQ18A) (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree86480.0
2) Agree17215.9
3) Neutral or not sure373.4
4) Disagree60.6
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1080100.0
172) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus will return to Earth someday. (BQ18B) (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree56952.8
2) Agree24522.7
3) Neutral or not sure19017.6
4) Disagree534.9
5) Strongly disagree201.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1077100.0
173) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (BQ18C) (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree333.1
2) Agree1009.3
3) Neutral or not sure14013.0
4) Disagree54250.5
5) Strongly disagree25824.0
Missing20 
TOTAL1073100.0
174) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the world's different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (BQ18D) (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree383.5
2) Agree13912.9
3) Neutral or not sure14013.0
4) Disagree40437.5
5) Strongly disagree35533.0
9) Varies, cannot choose10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1077100.0
175) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The only absolute truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (BQ18E) (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37835.2
2) Agree24622.9
3) Neutral or not sure14613.6
4) Disagree21620.1
5) Strongly disagree888.2
9) Varies, cannot choose10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1075100.0
176) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (BQ18F) (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17716.5
2) Agree14413.4
3) Neutral or not sure21119.6
4) Disagree26724.8
5) Strongly disagree27425.5
9) Varies, cannot choose20.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1075100.0
177) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BQ19A) (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily49645.9
2) Several times a week35733.0
3) Weekly12911.9
4) Several times a month534.9
5) Once a month151.4
6) Less than once a month242.2
7) Never70.6
Missing12 
TOTAL1081100.0
178) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (BQ19B) (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily85779.6
2) Several times a week15514.4
3) Weekly403.7
4) Several times a month131.2
5) Once a month40.4
6) Less than once a month80.7
Missing16 
TOTAL1077100.0
179) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study or prayer group (BQ19C) (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily302.8
2) Several times a week14513.6
3) Weekly46643.7
4) Several times a month1049.7
5) Once a month948.8
6) Less than once a month14213.3
7) Never868.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1067100.0
180) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities? Otherwise read the Bible or pray with family or friends (BQ19D) (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily21820.6
2) Several times a week24423.1
3) Weekly21720.5
4) Several times a month14413.6
5) Once a month535.0
6) Less than once a month11410.8
7) Never686.4
Missing35 
TOTAL1058100.0
181) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities? Read devotional materials or religious books (BQ19E) (DEVOTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily33631.2
2) Several times a week30328.2
3) Weekly17916.6
4) Several times a month13812.8
5) Once a month494.6
6) Less than once a month585.4
7) Never131.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1076100.0
182) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (BQ19F) (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily25423.6
2) Several times a week24723.0
3) Weekly15614.5
4) Several times a month13912.9
5) Once a month625.8
6) Less than once a month12511.6
7) Never938.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1076100.0
183) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (BQ19G) (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily77872.4
2) Several times a week15114.0
3) Weekly312.9
4) Several times a month595.5
5) Once a month151.4
6) Less than once a month333.1
7) Never80.7
Missing18 
TOTAL1075100.0
184) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities? Meet with other ministers in a pastoral support group or peer group (BQ19H) (PASTSUPG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily292.7
2) Several times a week232.1
3) Weekly15514.4
4) Several times a month17816.5
5) Once a month30228.0
6) Less than once a month24322.6
7) Never14713.6
Missing16 
TOTAL1077100.0
185) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BQ20) (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.423.9
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.65961.2
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.37134.4
4) The Bible is not the word of God.40.4
9) Varies, cannot choose10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1077100.0
186) Since 1996, the PC(USA)'s Book of Order has had a provision stating that church officers (elders, deacons and ministers) are to live 'in conformity to the historic confessional standards of the church,' including 'to live either in fidelity within the covenant of marriage between a man and a woman, or chastity in singleness.' 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? (BQ21) (PROVGA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes106698.2
2) No191.8
Missing8 
TOTAL1085100.0
187) What would you personally like the presbyteries to do with regard to this proposed change? [See PROVGA for a description of the change.] (BQ22) (PROVACT)
TOTAL%
1) Reject the new amendment and keep the Book of Order as it is now on this issue45341.9
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order52648.7
3) Not sure1019.4
Missing13 
TOTAL1080100.0
188) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of deacon? (BQ23A) (GAYDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely47744.4
2) Yes, probably12411.5
3) Not sure666.1
4) No, probably not1029.5
5) No, definitely not30528.4
Missing19 
TOTAL1074100.0
189) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of elder? (BQ23B) (GAYELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely47344.2
2) Yes, probably11510.7
3) Not sure635.9
4) No, probably not10810.1
5) No, definitely not31229.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1071100.0
190) 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? (BQ23C) (GAYMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely45242.2
2) Yes, probably10710.0
3) Not sure716.6
4) No, probably not1039.6
5) No, definitely not33931.6
Missing21 
TOTAL1072100.0
191) What is your gender? (BQ24) (GENDER_D)
TOTAL%
1) Female36834.0
2) Male71466.0
Missing11 
TOTAL1082100.0
192) What is your current age? (BQ25) (AGE_D)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL108152.66910
193) What is your current marital status? (BQ26) (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Not married17015.7
2) Married91384.3
Missing10 
TOTAL1083100.0
194) IF MARITAL = 1: Have you ever been married? ['Checked' indicates 'no, never married'] (BQ26A_1) (MARRY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101793.6
1) Checked706.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
195) IF MARITAL = 1: Were you ever married, but [are] now widowed? (BQ26A_2) (MARRY_A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106497.9
1) Checked232.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
196) IF MARITAL = 1: Were you ever married, but [are] now divorced? (BQ26A_3) (MARRY_B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101092.9
1) Checked777.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
197) IF MARITAL = 2: If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, but [am] now widowed (BQ27_1) (PREMARY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107498.8
1) Checked131.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
198) IF MARITAL = 2: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, but [am] now divorced (BQ27_2) (PREMARY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92885.4
1) Checked15914.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
199) IF MARITAL = 2: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No (BQ27_3) (PREMARY3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39136.0
1) Checked69664.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
200) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ28) (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less20.2
2) High school diploma232.6
3) Some college, but no degree647.4
4) Associate's degree343.9
5) Bachelor's degree18421.2
6) Some graduate work809.2
7) Graduate degree48155.4
Missing225 
TOTAL868100.0
201) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (BQ29) (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15718.2
2) No70781.8
Missing229 
TOTAL864100.0
202) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Employed full-time (BQ30_1) (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63458.3
1) Checked45341.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
203) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Employed part-time (BQ30_2) (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91684.3
1) Checked17115.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
204) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (BQ30_3) (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99391.4
1) Checked948.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
205) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (BQ30_4) (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106497.9
1) Checked232.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
206) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (BQ30_5) (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked101092.9
1) Checked777.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
207) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (BQ30_6) (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99791.7
1) Checked908.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
208) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (BQ30_7) (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106598.0
1) Checked222.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
209) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (BQ30_8) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107699.0
1) Checked111.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
210) IF SOTHER = 1: Spouse's employment status (BQ30_8A) (SOTHER2)
TOTAL%
1) Disabled323.1
2) All other1076.9
Missing1080 
TOTAL13100.0
211) If your spouse is employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours s/he worked per week over the past year. (BQ31) (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 020.3
4) 410.1
5) 520.3
6) 610.1
8) 871.0
10) 10213.0
11) 1110.1
12) 1250.7
13) 1310.1
15) 15142.0
16) 1650.7
18) 1850.7
19) 1910.1
20) 20517.4
21) 2120.3
22) 2210.1
24) 2450.7
25) 25273.9
26) 2610.1
27) 2720.3
28) 2820.3
30) 30446.3
32) 32121.7
33) 3310.1
35) 35304.3
36) 3650.7
37) 3720.3
38) 3810.1
40) 4018426.6
42) 4220.3
45) 45426.1
47) 4720.3
48) 4850.7
50) 5010715.4
52) 5220.3
55) 55314.5
57) 5730.4
58) 5820.3
60) 60385.5
65) 6560.9
70) 7081.2
72) 7210.1
75) 7510.1
76) 7610.1
80) 8020.3
82) 8210.1
90) 9010.1
97) 97 or more hours10.1
98) It varies, etc.10.1
Missing400 
TOTAL693100.0
212) 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). (BQ32A) (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist859.9
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)131.5
3) Episcopal333.8
4) Lutheran495.7
5) Methodist10812.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA34740.3
7) Other Presbyterian111.3
8) Reformed131.5
9) Roman Catholic738.5
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)222.6
11) Independent or nondenominational141.6
12) None212.4
13) Other738.5
Missing231 
TOTAL862100.0
213) Please list the current faith or denomination of your spouse. (BQ32B) (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)30.4
3) Episcopal182.1
4) Lutheran40.5
5) Methodist131.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA75389.2
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
8) Reformed20.2
9) Roman Catholic80.9
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)121.4
11) Independent or nondenominational70.8
12) None111.3
13) Other111.3
Missing249 
TOTAL844100.0
214) How many children do you have? Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (BQ33) (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) 017916.6
1) 113912.9
2) 246743.4
3) 320018.6
4) 4635.8
5) 5161.5
6) 6100.9
7) 720.2
9) Nine or more10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1077100.0
215) Check here if currently living in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing. (BQ34) (LIVEINST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked108699.9
1) Checked10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
216) IF LIVEINST = 0: Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university. (BQ34A) (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
0) 040.4
1) 113512.5
2) 250146.6
3) 318016.7
4) 417216.0
5) 5676.2
6) 6131.2
7) 710.1
8) 820.2
9) Nine or more10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1076100.0
217) IF LIVEINST = 0: From the list below, select the choice that best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (BQ35) (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone13512.5
2) A single parent, living with one or more children222.0
3) A married couple, no children in household47644.2
4) A married couple, living with one or more children41038.1
5) Some other arrangement333.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1076100.0
218) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (BQ36) (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15214.2
2) No92185.8
Missing20 
TOTAL1073100.0
219) What is your race or origin? White (BQ37_1) (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked827.5
1) Checked100592.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
220) What is your race or origin? Black (BQ37_2) (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106598.0
1) Checked222.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
221) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska Native (BQ37_3) (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107899.2
1) Checked90.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
222) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (BQ37_4) (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105697.1
1) Checked312.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
223) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a or Spanish origin (BQ37_5) (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107398.7
1) Checked141.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
224) What is your race or origin? Some other race (BQ37_6) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107999.3
1) Checked80.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
225) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ38) (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat58754.6
2) Independent26224.4
3) Republican20719.3
4) Other191.8
Missing18 
TOTAL1075100.0
226) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2007? If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income. (BQ39) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00080.7
2) $20,000-$29,999262.4
3) $30,000-$39,999625.8
4) $40,000-$49,999868.0
5) $50,000-$59,99911610.8
6) $60,000-$69,99911811.0
7) $70,000-$79,99910710.0
8) $80,000-$89,99911110.4
9) $90,000-$99,9991069.9
10) $100,000-$124,99916215.1
11) $125,000-$149,999666.2
12) $150,000-$199,999484.5
13) $200,000-$249,999282.6
14) $250,000 or more272.5
Missing22 
TOTAL1071100.0
227) Indicate whether, during the 2007 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following, and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To your congregation, in regular giving [not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign] (BQ40A) (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) No27925.9
2) Yes79874.0
3) Wrote in a sum for all categories20.2
Missing14 
TOTAL1079100.0
228) If GIVING = YES: Estimate how much. (BQ40A_1) (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL94911313.72379022
229) Indicate whether, during the 2007 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following, and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: 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 (BQ40B) (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) No59255.2
2) Yes48144.8
Missing20 
TOTAL1073100.0
230) If CAPCAMP = YES: Estimate how much. (BQ40B_1) (AMTCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3703918.59527185
231) Indicate whether, during the 2007 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following, and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: 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). (BQ40C) (SPECAPP)
TOTAL%
1) No39837.2
2) Yes67162.8
Missing24 
TOTAL1069100.0
232) If SPECAPP = YES: Estimate how much. (BQ40C_1) (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7569646.28295808
233) Indicate whether, during the 2007 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following, and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its ministries, such as Disaster Assistance, the Hunger Program, missions or missionaries, etc. (BQ40D) (PCUSADIR)
TOTAL%
1) No60857.0
2) Yes45843.0
Missing27 
TOTAL1066100.0
234) If PCUSADIR = YES: Estimate how much. (BQ40D_1) (AMTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) 010.3
2) 210.3
5) 520.6
20) 2061.9
25) 25103.1
40) 4010.3
50) 504012.6
60) 6020.6
75) 7530.9
100) 1008627.0
120) 12010.3
125) 12530.9
150) 15072.2
200) 2005818.2
250) 25092.8
300) 300113.5
325) 32510.3
365) 36510.3
400) 40030.9
500) 500257.9
600) 60030.9
640) 64010.3
700) 70041.3
750) 75010.3
800) 80010.3
865) 86510.3
1000) 100092.8
1100) 110010.3
1200) 120030.9
1300) 130010.3
1500) 150010.3
1900) 190010.3
2000) 200041.3
2500) 250020.6
3000) 300020.6
4200) 420010.3
5500) 550010.3
6000) 600020.6
7500) 750010.3
10000) 1000010.3
15000) 1500010.3
40000) 4000010.3
999999) Don't know41.3
Missing775 
TOTAL318100.0
235) Indicate whether, during the 2007 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following, and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA). (BQ40E) (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) No46543.5
2) Yes60456.5
Missing24 
TOTAL1069100.0
236) If OUTPCUSA = YES: Estimate how much. (BQ40E_1) (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5869909.06791987
237) Indicate whether, during the 2007 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following, and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes [United Way, Red Cross, American Cancer Society, an environmental organization, an arts group, etc.] (BQ40F) (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) No37635.0
2) Yes69765.0
Missing20 
TOTAL1073100.0
238) If NONRELIG = YES: Estimate how much (BQ40F_1) (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7702633.41737220
239) State (99 = Not provided) (STATE)
240) Sample (SAMPLE2)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors74168.2
4) Specialized clergy34631.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
241) Year ordained (YRORDAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Before 196060.6
2) 1960 to 1969403.7
3) 1970 to 197922320.6
4) 1980 to 198931729.4
5) 1990 to 199925323.4
6) 2000 to present24122.3
Missing13 
TOTAL1080100.0
242) Region of residents (imputed from mailing address) (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast20819.1
2) Midwest26324.2
3) South43439.9
4) West18216.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
243) I-AGE: What is your current age? (BQ25) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 35696.4
2) 35 to 4927425.3
3) 50 to 6464960.0
4) 65 and up898.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1081100.0
244) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2007? If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income. (BQ39) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00080.7
2) $20,000-$49,99917416.2
3) $50,000-$99,99955852.1
4) $100,000 or more33130.9
Missing22 
TOTAL1071100.0
245) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (BQ38) (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat58754.6
2) Independent26224.4
3) Republican20719.3
4) Other191.8
Missing18 
TOTAL1075100.0
246) I-REGION: Region of residents (imputed from mailing address) (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast20819.1
2) Midwest26324.2
3) South43439.9
4) West18216.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0
247) I-SEX: What is your gender (sex)? (QP6_1) (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female38335.2
2) Male70464.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1087100.0