Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2010 - Congregational Leadership, Members

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: It is important for every Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation to have a full-time installed pastor. (Q1FULLTM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10536.3
2) Agree9532.9
3) Neutral4816.6
4) Disagree3913.5
5) Strongly disagree20.7
Missing1 
TOTAL289100.0
2) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: In the future, fewer Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations will be able to afford a full-time, installed pastor. (Q1NOAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3211.1
2) Agree15453.5
3) Neutral8730.2
4) Disagree124.2
5) Strongly disagree31.0
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
3) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: It is important for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be able to read Greek. (Q1GREEK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree134.6
2) Agree4716.5
3) Neutral9433.0
4) Disagree10135.4
5) Strongly disagree3010.5
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
4) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: It is important for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be able to read Hebrew. (Q1HEBREW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree134.5
2) Agree5719.8
3) Neutral10135.1
4) Disagree9131.6
5) Strongly disagree269.0
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
5) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: It is important for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be fluent in a modern language other than English. (Q1LANG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree62.1
2) Agree3712.8
3) Neutral12142.0
4) Disagree10335.8
5) Strongly disagree217.3
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
6) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: It is good that congregations have the option of calling a temporary pastor, instead of an installed pastor, as a pastoral leader. (Q1TEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4515.5
2) Agree19165.9
3) Neutral4314.8
4) Disagree93.1
5) Strongly disagree20.7
TOTAL290100.0
7) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: It is good that congregations have the option of calling a commissioned lay pastor, instead of a minister of the Word and Sacrament, as a pastoral leader. (Q1COMLAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree248.3
2) Agree12944.5
3) Neutral7826.9
4) Disagree5519.0
5) Strongly disagree41.4
TOTAL290100.0
8) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: It is good that congregations have the option of calling as a pastoral leader a person who is also employed in work outside of pasturing a congregation (a tentmaker or bi-vocational pastor). (Q1OUTSDR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree227.6
2) Agree14249.3
3) Neutral7526.0
4) Disagree4214.6
5) Strongly disagree72.4
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
9) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: Pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations should be required to retire by age 70. (Q1RETIRE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree124.1
2) Agree3813.1
3) Neutral5217.9
4) Disagree15152.1
5) Strongly disagree3712.8
TOTAL290100.0
10) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: The time it takes congregations to call a new installed pastor is too long. (Q1LONGTM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5619.5
2) Agree11138.7
3) Neutral7526.1
4) Disagree4214.6
5) Strongly disagree31.0
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
11) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: Having Presbyterian leaders present a pastor-seeking congregation with two-three choices (which is now part of the designated pastor call process) would be a good option for many congregations. (Q1CHOICE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2910.0
2) Agree17359.7
3) Neutral6221.4
4) Disagree196.6
5) Strongly disagree72.4
TOTAL290100.0
12) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Order: Having Presbyterian leaders present a pastor-seeking congregation with two-three choices would speed up pastoral transitions. (Q1CHFAST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree175.9
2) Agree13346.0
3) Neutral11138.4
4) Disagree248.3
5) Strongly disagree41.4
Missing1 
TOTAL289100.0
13) In your opinion how much does the following factor account for why, instead of having a minister of the Word and Sacrament serving as installed pastor, some congregations have a commissioned lay pastor, supply pastor, informal pastoral leader, or no pastoral leader at all? Order: There are not enough new seminary grads to meet the needs of congregations. (Q2FEWSEM)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal217.3
2) Quite a bit5519.1
3) Some7425.7
4) Only a little3110.8
5) Not at all289.7
6) Not sure7927.4
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
14) In your opinion how much does the following factor account for why, instead of having a minister of the Word and Sacrament serving as installed pastor, some congregations have a commissioned lay pastor, supply pastor, informal pastoral leader, or no pastoral leader at all? Order: These congregations cannot afford to pay salary and benefits for an installed pastor. (Q2NOMONY)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6422.4
2) Quite a bit11540.2
3) Some6823.8
4) Only a little82.8
5) Not at all41.4
6) Not sure279.4
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
15) In your opinion how much does the following factor account for why, instead of having a minister of the Word and Sacrament serving as installed pastor, some congregations have a commissioned lay pastor, supply pastor, informal pastoral leader, or no pastoral leader at all? Order: Most ministers of the Word and Sacrament are married and are unwilling to accept a call in an area where job opportunities for their spouse are limited. (Q2SPJOB)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal124.2
2) Quite a bit6020.9
3) Some12844.6
4) Only a little3311.5
5) Not at all103.5
6) Not sure4415.3
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
16) In your opinion how much does the following factor account for why, instead of having a minister of the Word and Sacrament serving as installed pastor, some congregations have a commissioned lay pastor, supply pastor, informal pastoral leader, or no pastoral leader at all? Order: These congregations are able to find people who are not Presbyterian Church (USA) ministers of the Word and Sacrament to provide effective leadership (for example, commissioned lay pastors of ministers associated with other denominations). (Q2NONPC)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal93.1
2) Quite a bit4315.0
3) Some11540.2
4) Only a little3512.2
5) Not at all134.5
6) Not sure7124.8
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
17) In your opinion how much does the following factor account for why, instead of having a minister of the Word and Sacrament serving as installed pastor, some congregations have a commissioned lay pastor, supply pastor, informal pastoral leader, or no pastoral leader at all? Order: These congregations prefer someone without a seminary degree. (Q2NOSEMD)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal51.7
2) Quite a bit196.6
3) Some3311.5
4) Only a little4515.7
5) Not at all9432.9
6) Not sure9031.5
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
18) In your opinion how much does the following factor account for why, instead of having a minister of the Word and Sacrament serving as installed pastor, some congregations have a commissioned lay pastor, supply pastor, informal pastoral leader, or no pastoral leader at all? Order: Other (Please specify). (Q2OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal69.2
2) Quite a bit23.1
3) Some913.8
5) Not at all11.5
6) Not sure4772.3
Missing225 
TOTAL65100.0
19) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: assisting in worship? (Q3EWORSH)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14149.0
2) Important, but not essential14249.3
3) Not important51.7
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
20) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: encouraging people in service to and worship of God? (Q3EENCOR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential17059.0
2) Important, but not essential10837.5
3) Not important51.7
4) Not sure51.7
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
21) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: equipping and renewing people for tasks within the church? (Q3ETASKS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential15052.3
2) Important, but not essential12643.9
3) Not important72.4
4) Not sure41.4
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
22) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: equipping and renewing people for mission in the world? (Q3EMISS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential8329.3
2) Important, but not essential15454.4
3) Not important3010.6
4) Not sure165.7
Missing7 
TOTAL283100.0
23) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: equipping others to share the gospel with unchurched people? (Q3EGOSPL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential7626.6
2) Important, but not essential16959.1
3) Not important258.7
4) Not sure165.6
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
24) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: informing the pastor and session colleagues of persons and ministries that need special attention? (Q3ESPEC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential21976.0
2) Important, but not essential6321.9
3) Not important31.0
4) Not sure31.0
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
25) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: living in obedience to the Bible? (Q3EOBEY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential21474.3
2) Important, but not essential5820.1
3) Not important31.0
4) Not sure134.5
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
26) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: living in conformity to the confessional standards of the church? (Q3ECONFS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential17360.3
2) Important, but not essential8730.3
3) Not important103.5
4) Not sure175.9
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
27) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: participating in session meetings? (Q3EMEET)
TOTAL%
1) Essential25688.6
2) Important, but not essential3110.7
3) Not important10.3
4) Not sure10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL289100.0
28) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: sharing the gospel with unchurched people? (Q3ESGOSP)
TOTAL%
1) Essential7626.4
2) Important, but not essential17360.1
3) Not important3010.4
4) Not sure93.1
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
29) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: studying the Bible? (Q3ESTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential17460.2
2) Important, but not essential10235.3
3) Not important82.8
4) Not sure51.7
Missing1 
TOTAL289100.0
30) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: teaching the Bible? (Q3ETEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Essential6221.5
2) Important, but not essential18062.3
3) Not important3411.8
4) Not sure134.5
Missing1 
TOTAL289100.0
31) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: visiting, comforting, and caring for people, giving special attention to the poor, the sick, the lonely and those who are oppressed? (Q3ECARE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14350.2
2) Important, but not essential12543.9
3) Not important124.2
4) Not sure51.8
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
32) How important do you believe it is for elders serving on session in Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: other? (Q3EOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1428.6
2) Important, but not essential510.2
4) Not sure3061.2
Missing241 
TOTAL49100.0
33) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: administrating the sacrament of Baptism? (Q4PBAPT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential27595.2
2) Important, but not essential144.8
Missing1 
TOTAL289100.0
34) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: administering the sacrament of the Lord's Supper? (Q4PLSUP)
TOTAL%
1) Essential27996.5
2) Important, but not essential93.1
3) Not important10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL289100.0
35) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: encouraging people in service to and worship of God? (Q4PENCOR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential26591.7
2) Important, but not essential238.0
3) Not important10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL289100.0
36) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: equipping and enabling people for tasks within the church? (Q4PTASK)
TOTAL%
1) Essential20170.3
2) Important, but not essential8228.7
3) Not important31.0
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
37) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: equipping and enabling people for mission in the world? (Q4PMISS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14450.2
2) Important, but not essential12643.9
3) Not important103.5
4) Not sure72.4
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
38) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: equipping others to share the Gospel with unchurched people? (Q4PSGOSP)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14550.5
2) Important, but not essential12342.9
3) Not important113.8
4) Not sure82.8
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
39) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: facilitating relationships with people of other Christian denominations? (Q4POTHCH)
TOTAL%
1) Essential12744.3
2) Important, but not essential14349.8
3) Not important134.5
4) Not sure41.4
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
40) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: facilitating relationships with people of non- Christian faiths? (Q4PNOCH)
TOTAL%
1) Essential10335.9
2) Important, but not essential14249.5
3) Not important279.4
4) Not sure155.2
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
41) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: helping make church decision-making more participatory and inclusive? (Q4PDEC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential17460.4
2) Important, but not essential9231.9
3) Not important124.2
4) Not sure103.5
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
42) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: helping the church serve the wider community? (Q4PCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Essential19467.4
2) Important, but not essential9231.9
3) Not important10.3
4) Not sure10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
43) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: leading worship? (Q4PLEADW)
TOTAL%
1) Essential26492.3
2) Important, but not essential186.3
3) Not important31.0
4) Not sure10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
44) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: living in a way that commends the gospel to all persons? (Q4PLIVEG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential24886.4
2) Important, but not essential3512.2
3) Not important10.3
4) Not sure31.0
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
45) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: living in a way that communicates the gospel's joy and justice? (Q4PGJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential25087.4
2) Important, but not essential3110.8
3) Not important20.7
4) Not sure31.0
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
46) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: participating in the ministries of the presbytery? (Q4PMINP)
TOTAL%
1) Essential16758.2
2) Important, but not essential10135.2
3) Not important72.4
4) Not sure124.2
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
47) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: participating in the ministries of the synod? (Q4PMINS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential10135.2
2) Important, but not essential14149.1
3) Not important258.7
4) Not sure207.0
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
48) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: participating in the ministries of the General Assembly? (Q4PGENA)
TOTAL%
1) Essential9332.5
2) Important, but not essential14851.7
3) Not important3010.5
4) Not sure155.2
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
49) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: praying with and for the congregation? (Q4PPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential27796.9
2) Important, but not essential82.8
3) Not important10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
50) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: providing pastoral care, devoting special attention to the poor, the sick, the troubled, and the dying? (Q4PPCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential26090.3
2) Important, but not essential289.7
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
51) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: sharing the gospel with unchurched people? (Q4PSHGOS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential13446.7
2) Important, but not essential13446.7
3) Not important134.5
4) Not sure62.1
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
52) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: studying the Bible? (Q4PBSTDY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential24986.8
2) Important, but not essential3512.2
3) Not important20.7
4) Not sure10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
53) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: preaching and teaching the Bible? (Q4PTEACH)
TOTAL%
1) Essential26692.7
2) Important, but not essential196.6
3) Not important20.7
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
54) How important do you believe it is for pastors of Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to be willing and able to engage in the following activity: other (please specify)? (Q4POTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1227.9
2) Important, but not essential37.0
4) Not sure2865.1
Missing247 
TOTAL43100.0
55) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: able to adapt his or her leadership style for different people and situations? (Q5PADAPT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential18865.7
2) Important, but not essential9131.8
3) Not important20.7
4) Not sure51.7
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
56) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: able to equip others to carry out their own ministries? (Q5PEQUIP)
TOTAL%
1) Essential13948.9
2) Important, but not essential13748.2
3) Not important31.1
4) Not sure51.8
Missing6 
TOTAL284100.0
57) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: able to lead change? (Q5PCHNGE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential20171.0
2) Important, but not essential7426.1
3) Not important51.8
4) Not sure31.1
Missing7 
TOTAL283100.0
58) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: able to maintain boundaries between himself or herself and other people in the congregation? (Q5PBOUND)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14149.8
2) Important, but not essential10035.3
3) Not important258.8
4) Not sure176.0
Missing7 
TOTAL283100.0
59) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: active listening? (Q5PLISTN)
TOTAL%
1) Essential25589.8
2) Important, but not essential269.2
3) Not important10.4
4) Not sure20.7
Missing6 
TOTAL284100.0
60) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: age 40 or younger? (Q5PYOUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential41.4
2) Important, but not essential289.9
3) Not important24184.9
4) Not sure113.9
Missing6 
TOTAL284100.0
61) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: available, approachable and warm person with good 'people skills'? (Q5PPPSKL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential22076.4
2) Important, but not essential6622.9
4) Not sure20.7
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
62) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: bridge builder? (Q5PBRDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential17461.3
2) Important, but not essential10737.7
4) Not sure31.1
Missing6 
TOTAL284100.0
63) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: competent? (Q5PCOMPT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential25488.5
2) Important, but not essential3211.1
4) Not sure10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
64) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: confident? (Q5PCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Essential21474.6
2) Important, but not essential7024.4
3) Not important20.7
4) Not sure10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
65) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: consensus builder? (Q5PCONS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential15654.7
2) Important, but not essential10637.2
3) Not important93.2
4) Not sure144.9
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
66) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: emotionally healthy? (Q5PEMHLT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential25790.2
2) Important, but not essential279.5
4) Not sure10.4
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
67) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: good preacher and worship leader? (Q5PGOODP)
TOTAL%
1) Essential22578.7
2) Important, but not essential5820.3
3) Not important10.3
4) Not sure20.7
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
68) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: married? (Q5PMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential62.1
2) Important, but not essential7526.2
3) Not important19869.2
4) Not sure72.4
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
69) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: not anxious; levelheaded? (Q5PLEVEL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential15855.1
2) Important, but not essential12242.5
3) Not important51.7
4) Not sure20.7
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
70) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: parent of a child age 18 or younger? (Q5PPARNT)
TOTAL%
2) Important, but not essential3111.0
3) Not important24586.6
4) Not sure72.5
Missing7 
TOTAL283100.0
71) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: personal spiritual life that is genuine and heart-felt? (Q5PGENUI)
TOTAL%
1) Essential24485.0
2) Important, but not essential3813.2
3) Not important31.0
4) Not sure20.7
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
72) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: prior career outside of the church? (Q5POUTC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential41.4
2) Important, but not essential4114.2
3) Not important23280.6
4) Not sure113.8
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
73) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: strategic planner? (Q5PSTRAT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential9432.9
2) Important, but not essential17260.1
3) Not important155.2
4) Not sure51.7
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
74) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: strong spiritual leader? (Q5PSPIRT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential24887.0
2) Important, but not essential3311.6
3) Not important20.7
4) Not sure20.7
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
75) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: team leader? (Q5PTEAML)
TOTAL%
1) Essential20170.0
2) Important, but not essential8429.3
4) Not sure20.7
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
76) How important is it for pastors of the Presbyterian Church (USA) congregations to have or demonstrate the following skill or characteristic: other (please specify)? (Q5POTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1027.0
3) Not important12.7
4) Not sure2670.3
Missing253 
TOTAL37100.0
77) How often did you use the following language in your ministry during the past 12 months: Greek? (Q6GREEK)
TOTAL%
1) Never or don't know language22583.0
2) Once or twice259.2
3) Once every 3-4 months72.6
4) Once every month or two93.3
5) More often than monthly51.8
Missing19 
TOTAL271100.0
78) How often did you use the following language in your ministry during the past 12 months: Hebrew? (Q6HEBREW)
TOTAL%
1) Never or don't know language21981.1
2) Once or twice269.6
3) Once every 3-4 months93.3
4) Once every month or two124.4
5) More often than monthly41.5
Missing20 
TOTAL270100.0
79) How often did you use the following language in your ministry during the past 12 months: Korean? (Q6KOREAN)
TOTAL%
1) Never or don't know language25997.0
2) Once or twice62.2
5) More often than monthly20.7
Missing23 
TOTAL267100.0
80) How often did you use the following language in your ministry during the past 12 months: Spanish? (Q6SPANSH)
TOTAL%
1) Never or don't know language21882.0
2) Once or twice3111.7
3) Once every 3-4 months93.4
4) Once every month or two51.9
5) More often than monthly31.1
Missing24 
TOTAL266100.0
81) How often did you use the following language in your ministry during the past 12 months: other language (please specify)? (Q6OTHRL)
TOTAL%
1) Never or don't know language6782.7
2) Once or twice911.1
3) Once every 3-4 months22.5
4) Once every month or two22.5
5) More often than monthly11.2
Missing209 
TOTAL81100.0
82) If you are a minister of the Word and Sacrament who does not regularly serve or attend worship at a Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation, please check this box and skip to Q8. (SKIPQ7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked290100.0
TOTAL290100.0
83) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: pastor? (Q7PASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know4417.3
2) Yes21082.7
Missing36 
TOTAL254100.0
84) Pastor: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBPR)
TOTAL%
0) None31.4
1) 117080.6
2) 2167.6
3) 3115.2
4) 483.8
6) 610.5
7) 710.5
99) Don't know10.5
Missing79 
TOTAL211100.0
85) Pastor: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDPR)
TOTAL%
0) None21.1
1) 114979.7
2) 2158.0
3) 3105.3
4) 484.3
6) 610.5
7) 710.5
99) Don't know10.5
Missing103 
TOTAL187100.0
86) Pastor: number who serve full time. (Q7FTPR)
TOTAL%
0) None116.0
1) 114578.8
2) 2147.6
3) 384.3
4) 431.6
5) 510.5
99) Don't know21.1
Missing106 
TOTAL184100.0
87) Pastor: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGPR)
TOTAL%
0) None17293.0
1) 194.9
99) Don't know42.2
Missing105 
TOTAL185100.0
88) Pastor: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPPR)
TOTAL%
0) None15082.0
1) 1105.5
2) 231.6
99) Don't know2010.9
Missing107 
TOTAL183100.0
89) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: co-pastor? (Q7COPAST)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know18382.8
2) Yes3817.2
Missing69 
TOTAL221100.0
90) Co-pastor: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBCO)
TOTAL%
0) None1429.2
1) 11837.5
2) 21020.8
3) 324.2
99) Don't know48.3
Missing242 
TOTAL48100.0
91) Co-pastor: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDCO)
TOTAL%
0) None615.8
1) 11642.1
2) 2923.7
3) 325.3
4) 412.6
99) Don't know410.5
Missing252 
TOTAL38100.0
92) Co-pastor: number who serve full time. (Q7FTCO)
TOTAL%
0) None1231.6
1) 11436.8
2) 2718.4
3) 312.6
99) Don't know410.5
Missing252 
TOTAL38100.0
93) Co-pastor: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGCO)
TOTAL%
0) None2875.7
1) 112.7
2) 212.7
99) Don't know718.9
Missing253 
TOTAL37100.0
94) Co-pastor: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPCO)
TOTAL%
0) None2362.2
1) 1616.2
2) 212.7
99) Don't know718.9
Missing253 
TOTAL37100.0
95) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: interim pastor? (Q7INTERM)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know19285.7
2) Yes3214.3
Missing66 
TOTAL224100.0
96) Interim pastor: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBIN)
TOTAL%
0) None1532.6
1) 12860.9
2) 224.3
99) Don't know12.2
Missing244 
TOTAL46100.0
97) Interim pastor: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDIN)
TOTAL%
0) None617.1
1) 12571.4
2) 212.9
99) Don't know38.6
Missing255 
TOTAL35100.0
98) Interim pastor: number who serve full time. (Q7FTIN)
TOTAL%
0) None1236.4
1) 11751.5
2) 213.0
99) Don't know39.1
Missing257 
TOTAL33100.0
99) Interim pastor: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGIN)
TOTAL%
0) None2678.8
1) 113.0
99) Don't know618.2
Missing257 
TOTAL33100.0
100) Interim pastor: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPIN)
TOTAL%
0) None2266.7
1) 1515.2
99) Don't know618.2
Missing257 
TOTAL33100.0
101) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: supply pastor? (Q7SUPPLY)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know20592.8
2) Yes167.2
Missing69 
TOTAL221100.0
102) Supply pastor: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBSU)
TOTAL%
0) None1142.3
1) 11142.3
2) 227.7
99) Don't know27.7
Missing264 
TOTAL26100.0
103) Supply pastor: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDSU)
TOTAL%
0) None529.4
1) 1847.1
2) 2211.8
99) Don't know211.8
Missing273 
TOTAL17100.0
104) Supply pastor: number who serve full time. (Q7FTSU)
TOTAL%
0) None1280.0
1) 116.7
99) Don't know213.3
Missing275 
TOTAL15100.0
105) Supply pastor: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGSU)
TOTAL%
0) None1386.7
99) Don't know213.3
Missing275 
TOTAL15100.0
106) Supply pastor: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPSU)
TOTAL%
0) None1173.3
1) 116.7
99) Don't know320.0
Missing275 
TOTAL15100.0
107) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: designated pastor? (Q7DESIGN)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know20693.6
2) Yes146.4
Missing70 
TOTAL220100.0
108) Designated pastor: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBDE)
TOTAL%
0) None1350.0
1) 1934.6
2) 227.7
99) Don't know27.7
Missing264 
TOTAL26100.0
109) Designated pastor: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDDE)
TOTAL%
0) None426.7
1) 1746.7
2) 2213.3
99) Don't know213.3
Missing275 
TOTAL15100.0
110) Designated pastor: number who serve full time. (Q7FTDE)
TOTAL%
0) None426.7
1) 1746.7
2) 2213.3
99) Don't know213.3
Missing275 
TOTAL15100.0
111) Designated pastor: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGDE)
TOTAL%
0) None1173.3
1) 116.7
99) Don't know320.0
Missing275 
TOTAL15100.0
112) Designated pastor: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPDE)
TOTAL%
0) None1066.7
99) Don't know533.3
Missing275 
TOTAL15100.0
113) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: commissioned lay pastor? (Q7LAYPAS)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know19186.8
2) Yes2913.2
Missing70 
TOTAL220100.0
114) Commissioned lay pastor: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBLA)
TOTAL%
0) None1027.8
1) 11850.0
2) 238.3
99) Don't know513.9
Missing254 
TOTAL36100.0
115) Commissioned lay pastor: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDLA)
TOTAL%
0) None1244.4
1) 1725.9
2) 213.7
99) Don't know725.9
Missing263 
TOTAL27100.0
116) Commissioned lay pastor: number who serve full time. (Q7FTLA)
TOTAL%
0) None1869.2
1) 1311.5
99) Don't know519.2
Missing264 
TOTAL26100.0
117) Commissioned lay pastor: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGLA)
TOTAL%
0) None1869.2
1) 1311.5
99) Don't know519.2
Missing264 
TOTAL26100.0
118) Commissioned lay pastor: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPLA)
TOTAL%
0) None1038.5
1) 1623.1
2) 227.7
99) Don't know830.8
Missing264 
TOTAL26100.0
119) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: associate pastor? (Q7ASSOCP)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know13357.6
2) Yes9842.4
Missing59 
TOTAL231100.0
120) Associate pastor: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBAP)
TOTAL%
0) None98.7
1) 16663.5
2) 21817.3
3) 343.8
4) 443.8
5) 521.9
99) Don't know11.0
Missing186 
TOTAL104100.0
121) Associate pastor: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDAP)
TOTAL%
0) None33.5
1) 16170.9
2) 21112.8
3) 333.5
4) 433.5
5) 522.3
99) Don't know33.5
Missing204 
TOTAL86100.0
122) Associate pastor: number who serve full time. (Q7FTAP)
TOTAL%
0) None1011.8
1) 15868.2
2) 278.2
3) 333.5
4) 422.4
5) 522.4
99) Don't know33.5
Missing205 
TOTAL85100.0
123) Associate pastor: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGAP)
TOTAL%
0) None7791.7
1) 111.2
99) Don't know67.1
Missing206 
TOTAL84100.0
124) Associate pastor: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPAP)
TOTAL%
0) None6476.2
1) 167.1
99) Don't know1416.7
Missing206 
TOTAL84100.0
125) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: parish associate? (Q7PARAS)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know17278.5
2) Yes4721.5
Missing71 
TOTAL219100.0
126) Parish associate: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBPA)
TOTAL%
0) None916.7
1) 12953.7
2) 259.3
3) 323.7
4) 411.9
5) 511.9
7) 711.9
99) Don't know611.1
Missing236 
TOTAL54100.0
127) Parish associate: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDPA)
TOTAL%
0) None1330.2
1) 11841.9
2) 237.0
3) 312.3
99) Don't know818.6
Missing247 
TOTAL43100.0
128) Parish associate: number who serve full time. (Q7FTPA)
TOTAL%
0) None2663.4
1) 1819.5
3) 312.4
99) Don't know614.6
Missing249 
TOTAL41100.0
129) Parish associate: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGPA)
TOTAL%
0) None3278.0
1) 137.3
99) Don't know614.6
Missing249 
TOTAL41100.0
130) Parish associate: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPPA)
TOTAL%
0) None2253.7
1) 1512.2
2) 212.4
3) 312.4
99) Don't know1229.3
Missing249 
TOTAL41100.0
131) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: other pastoral leader? (Q7OTHERP)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know15175.9
2) Yes4824.1
Missing91 
TOTAL199100.0
132) Other pastoral leader: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBOP)
TOTAL%
0) None1119.6
1) 12137.5
2) 2814.3
3) 323.6
5) 511.8
99) Don't know1323.2
Missing234 
TOTAL56100.0
133) Other pastoral leader: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDOP)
TOTAL%
0) None1124.4
1) 11635.6
2) 2715.6
3) 312.2
99) Don't know1022.2
Missing245 
TOTAL45100.0
134) Other pastoral leader: number who serve full time. (Q7FTOP)
TOTAL%
0) None1739.5
1) 11125.6
2) 249.3
99) Don't know1125.6
Missing247 
TOTAL43100.0
135) Other pastoral leader: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGOP)
TOTAL%
0) None2969.0
1) 112.4
2) 212.4
99) Don't know1126.2
Missing248 
TOTAL42100.0
136) Other pastoral leader: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPOP)
TOTAL%
0) None1944.2
1) 1511.6
2) 212.3
99) Don't know1841.9
Missing247 
TOTAL43100.0
137) Does anyone (including you, if applicable) serve your congregation in the following position: a Christian educator (other than a pastoral leader)? (Q7CEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No or do not know9239.8
2) Yes13960.2
Missing59 
TOTAL231100.0
138) Christian educator: total number who are in this position. (Q7NUMBCE)
TOTAL%
0) None74.9
1) 19365.5
2) 2149.9
3) 342.8
4) 421.4
5) 510.7
6) 621.4
7) 732.1
10) 1021.4
15) 1510.7
99) Don't know139.2
Missing148 
TOTAL142100.0
139) Christian educator: number who are paid. (Q7PAIDCE)
TOTAL%
0) None1814.6
1) 17661.8
2) 21411.4
3) 321.6
5) 510.8
7) 710.8
10) 1010.8
99) Don't know108.1
Missing167 
TOTAL123100.0
140) Christian educator: number who serve full time. (Q7FTCE)
TOTAL%
0) None5141.5
1) 14939.8
2) 264.9
3) 321.6
4) 410.8
6) 610.8
99) Don't know1310.6
Missing167 
TOTAL123100.0
141) Christian educator: number who also serve another congregation. (Q7ANCGCE)
TOTAL%
0) None10686.2
1) 121.6
99) Don't know1512.2
Missing167 
TOTAL123100.0
142) Christian educator: number who do paid work outside of congregation. (Q7OUTPCE)
TOTAL%
0) None7258.5
1) 11310.6
2) 221.6
3) 321.6
4) 410.8
7) 721.6
10) 1010.8
15) 1510.8
99) Don't know2923.6
Missing167 
TOTAL123100.0
143) Code (CODE)
144) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper18563.8
2) Web10536.2
TOTAL290100.0
145) Sample (SAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Members290100.0
TOTAL290100.0
146) Checked (CHECKED)
TOTAL%
1) 252100.0
Missing38 
TOTAL252100.0
147) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (BQ1YRSME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28524.43917
148) How far do you live from your congregation? (BQ2MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile196.7
1) 13813.3
2) 24515.8
3) 33612.6
4) 4238.1
5) 53211.2
6) 6124.2
7) 7113.9
8) 8103.5
9) 931.1
10) 10238.1
11) 1110.4
12) 1282.8
13) 1310.4
15) 1531.1
16) 1610.4
17) 1720.7
18) 1810.4
20) 2020.7
23) 2310.4
25) 2531.1
30) 3041.4
35) 3510.4
50) 5010.4
55) 5510.4
60) 6010.4
100) 10010.4
4000) 400010.4
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
149) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (BQ3NMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2632520.8063771
150) Have you ever been ordained an elder in a Presbyterian church? (BQ4ELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13246.2
2) No15453.8
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
151) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on session? (BQ4ELDSV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes105.7
2) No16494.3
Missing116 
TOTAL174100.0
152) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in a Presbyterian Church? (BQ5DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9934.6
2) No18765.4
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
153) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (BQ5DEACS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1711.8
2) No12788.2
Missing146 
TOTAL144100.0
154) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: chair of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6CHRCO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26993.4
1) Checked196.6
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
155) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6COCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20972.6
1) Checked7927.4
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
156) 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 checked27796.2
1) Checked113.8
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
157) 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 checked26592.0
1) Checked238.0
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
158) 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 checked21675.0
1) Checked7225.0
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
159) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: organist or choir director? (BQ6ORGST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28297.9
1) Checked62.1
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
160) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of choir? (BQ6CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23681.9
1) Checked5218.1
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
161) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: church school or Sunday school teacher/leader? (BQ6CHTEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24685.4
1) Checked4214.6
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
162) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: other? (BQ6OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23280.6
1) Checked5619.4
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
163) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (BQ7ATTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.7
2) Less than once a year10.3
3) Once-twice a year51.7
4) Several times a year113.8
5) Once a month113.8
6) 2-3 times a month4315.0
7) Nearly every week13647.4
8) Every week7827.2
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
164) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...attended programs or events at your church (besides worship)? (BQ8ATHRS)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours5621.1
2) 1-2 hours7327.4
3) 3-4 hours5018.8
4) 5-6 hours3212.0
5) 7 or more hours5520.7
Missing24 
TOTAL266100.0
165) 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 hours8431.8
2) 1-2 hours6825.8
3) 3-4 hours5219.7
4) 5-6 hours238.7
5) 7 or more hours3714.0
Missing26 
TOTAL264100.0
166) 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 hours13853.9
2) 1-2 hours5421.1
3) 3-4 hours3814.8
4) 5-6 hours103.9
5) 7 or more hours166.3
Missing34 
TOTAL256100.0
167) 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 hours10941.6
2) 1-2 hours6223.7
3) 3-4 hours3613.7
4) 5-6 hours269.9
5) 7 or more hours2911.1
Missing28 
TOTAL262100.0
168) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? _________ years old. (BQ9ATAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28020.13618
169) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (BQ10DENM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist238.1
2) Disciples of Christ62.1
3) Episcopal31.1
4) Lutheran155.3
5) United Methodist4716.6
6) Presbyterian11841.7
7) Other Presbyterian41.4
8) Reformed51.8
9) Roman Catholic176.0
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)144.9
11) Non-denominational31.1
12) None51.8
13) Other238.1
Missing7 
TOTAL283100.0
170) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BQ11READ)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily3813.7
2) Several times a week4114.7
3) Weekly3010.8
4) Several times a month3914.0
5) Once a month2810.1
6) Less than once a month6824.5
7) Never3412.2
Missing12 
TOTAL278100.0
171) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (BQ11PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily17160.0
2) Several times a week5720.0
3) Weekly124.2
4) Several times a month248.4
5) Once a month62.1
6) Less than once a month93.2
7) Never62.1
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
172) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: attend Bible study or prayer group? (BQ11STDG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily10.4
2) Several times a week41.5
3) Weekly5621.1
4) Several times a month207.5
5) Once a month2910.9
6) Less than once a month4215.8
7) Never11442.9
Missing24 
TOTAL266100.0
173) 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 daily228.2
2) Several times a week217.8
3) Weekly2810.4
4) Several times a month3111.6
5) Once a month217.8
6) Less than once a month5520.5
7) Never9033.6
Missing22 
TOTAL268100.0
174) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read devotional materials or religious books? (BQ11DEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily3613.1
2) Several times a week3010.9
3) Weekly176.2
4) Several times a month4917.9
5) Once a month217.7
6) Less than once a month7627.7
7) Never4516.4
Missing16 
TOTAL274100.0
175) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: use the internet for religious or spiritual purposes? (BQ11WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily72.6
2) Several times a week124.5
3) Weekly145.3
4) Several times a month2810.6
5) Once a month166.0
6) Less than once a month5821.9
7) Never13049.1
Missing25 
TOTAL265100.0
176) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: say grace before meals? (BQ11MEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily12343.9
2) Several times a week3813.6
3) Weekly103.6
4) Several times a month2910.4
5) Once a month176.1
6) Less than once a month4716.8
7) Never165.7
Missing10 
TOTAL280100.0
177) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ12THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative124.3
2) Conservative8229.1
3) Moderate11540.8
4) Liberal5619.9
5) Very liberal176.0
Missing8 
TOTAL282100.0
178) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (BQ13ACCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17762.3
2) No10737.7
Missing6 
TOTAL284100.0
179) 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) Yes11641.7
2) No16258.3
Missing12 
TOTAL278100.0
180) [If 'yes'] How old were you when this happened? ______ years old. (BQ14CVYR)
TOTAL%
3) 310.9
4) 410.9
5) 510.9
6) 610.9
8) 832.7
9) Child54.5
10) 1054.5
11) 1165.4
12) 121210.7
13) 1365.4
14) Teenager108.9
15) 1532.7
16) 1687.1
17) 1754.5
18) 1832.7
19) 1943.6
20) 2010.9
21) 2110.9
22) 2210.9
26) 2610.9
27) 2732.7
28) 2821.8
30) 3032.7
31) 3110.9
32) 3232.7
33) 3310.9
34) 3410.9
35) 3510.9
36) 3610.9
38) 3810.9
39) 3910.9
40) 4043.6
41) 4132.7
42) 4210.9
43) 4321.8
45) 4510.9
50) 5010.9
51) 5110.9
54) 5410.9
63) 6310.9
68) 6810.9
Missing178 
TOTAL112100.0
181) In the past year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (BQ15INVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18163.5
2) No10436.5
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
182) [If 'yes'] How many people would you estimate you have invited in the past year? (BQ15INPP)
TOTAL%
1) 12615.2
2) 24928.7
3) 32615.2
4) 42615.2
5) 5158.8
6) 6105.8
7) 721.2
8) 831.8
10) 1084.7
20) 2021.2
97) A few-several31.8
99) Do not know10.6
Missing119 
TOTAL171100.0
183) 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.3412.0
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.15354.1
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.9132.2
4) The Bible is not the word of God.51.8
Missing7 
TOTAL283100.0
184) 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 agree18664.8
2) Agree6020.9
3) Not sure3813.2
4) Disagree20.7
5) Strongly disagree10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
185) 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 agree13647.6
2) Agree5719.9
3) Not sure7225.2
4) Disagree165.6
5) Strongly disagree51.7
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
186) 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 agree3111.0
2) Agree7727.3
3) Not sure6121.6
4) Disagree7727.3
5) Strongly disagree3612.8
Missing8 
TOTAL282100.0
187) 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 agree289.8
2) Agree7526.3
3) Not sure5218.2
4) Disagree7426.0
5) Strongly disagree5619.6
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
188) 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 agree10235.7
2) Agree6221.7
3) Not sure5519.2
4) Disagree4114.3
5) Strongly disagree269.1
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
189) 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 agree6522.7
2) Agree4014.0
3) Not sure7626.6
4) Disagree5117.8
5) Strongly disagree5418.9
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
190) 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) Yes19467.8
2) No9232.2
Missing4 
TOTAL286100.0
191) 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 issue11941.8
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order9131.9
3) Not sure7526.3
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
192) 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, definitely7727.2
2) Yes, probably6021.2
3) Not sure289.9
4) No, probably not4214.8
5) No, definitely not7626.9
Missing7 
TOTAL283100.0
193) 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, definitely7626.9
2) Yes, probably5619.8
3) Not sure269.2
4) No, probably not4515.9
5) No, definitely not8028.3
Missing7 
TOTAL283100.0
194) 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, definitely5619.9
2) Yes, probably4114.5
3) Not sure3913.8
4) No, probably not3612.8
5) No, definitely not11039.0
Missing8 
TOTAL282100.0
195) What is your gender? (BQ21SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female18162.8
2) Male10737.2
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
196) What is your current age? _________ years old. (BQ22AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28762.2315
197) What is your current marital status? (BQ23MARS)
TOTAL%
1) Not married6823.6
2) Married22076.4
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
198) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (BQ23NMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27194.1
1) Checked175.9
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
199) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (BQ23WIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25387.8
1) Checked3512.2
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
200) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (BQ23DIVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27194.1
1) Checked175.9
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
201) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (BQ24PMWI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28599.0
1) Checked31.0
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
202) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (BQ24PMDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25789.2
1) Checked3110.8
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
203) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (BQ24NPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10536.5
1) Checked18363.5
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
204) 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) Baptist3013.8
2) Disciples of Christ41.8
3) Episcopal52.3
4) Lutheran104.6
5) United Methodist3717.1
6) Presbyterian Church6027.6
7) Other Presbyterian20.9
8) Reformed52.3
9) Roman Catholic2310.6
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)125.5
11) Non-denominational10.5
12) None62.8
13) Other2210.1
Missing73 
TOTAL217100.0
205) Please list his/her current faith or denomination. (BQ25SREL)
TOTAL%
2) Disciples of Christ10.5
3) Episcopal10.5
4) Lutheran21.0
5) United Methodist21.0
6) Presbyterian Church17187.7
9) Roman Catholic42.1
11) Non-denominational10.5
12) None94.6
13) Other42.1
Missing95 
TOTAL195100.0
206) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at your congregation? (BQ26SSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Never94.2
2) Less than once a year62.8
3) About once-twice a year177.9
4) Several times a year146.5
5) About once a month115.1
6) 2-3 times a month3114.4
7) Nearly every week7534.7
8) Every week5324.5
Missing74 
TOTAL216100.0
207) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at another congregation? (BQ26SDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Never3943.8
2) Less than once a year1213.5
3) About once-twice a year1314.6
4) Several times a year1415.7
5) About once a month55.6
7) Nearly every week33.4
8) Every week33.4
Missing201 
TOTAL89100.0
208) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time. (BQ27FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20370.5
1) Checked8529.5
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
209) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time. (BQ27PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25387.8
1) Checked3512.2
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
210) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed. (BQ27SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26190.6
1) Checked279.4
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
211) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed. (BQ27UNEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28498.6
1) Checked41.4
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
212) Please indicate your employment status: retired. (BQ27RETI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15353.1
1) Checked13546.9
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
213) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker. (BQ27HMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25789.2
1) Checked3110.8
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
214) Please indicate your employment status: student. (BQ27STUD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28297.9
1) Checked62.1
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
215) Please indicate your employment status: other. (BQ27OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28699.3
1) Checked20.7
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
216) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time. (BQ27SFUL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20872.2
1) Checked8027.8
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
217) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time. (BQ27SPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27294.4
1) Checked165.6
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
218) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: self-employed. (BQ27SSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27294.4
1) Checked165.6
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
219) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: unemployed. (BQ27SUNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28599.0
1) Checked31.0
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
220) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: retired. (BQ27SRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19567.7
1) Checked9332.3
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
221) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker. (BQ27SHMK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27394.8
1) Checked155.2
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
222) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: student. (BQ27SSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked288100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
223) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: other. (BQ27SOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28297.9
1) Checked62.1
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
224) 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) 064.1
1) 121.4
2) 210.7
5) 532.1
8) 832.1
9) 910.7
10) 1032.1
12) 1210.7
15) 1510.7
18) 1810.7
20) 2074.8
24) 2464.1
25) 2542.7
30) 30106.8
32) 3210.7
35) 3542.7
36) 3610.7
38) 3810.7
40) 404228.8
42) 4221.4
43) 4310.7
45) 45138.9
46) 4610.7
47) 4710.7
49) 4910.7
50) 501913.0
53) 5310.7
55) 5521.4
58) 5821.4
60) 6021.4
65) 6521.4
99) It varies, do not know10.7
Missing144 
TOTAL146100.0
225) 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) 1410.9
1) 10.8
4) 10.8
10) 21.6
12) 32.3
15) 10.8
16) 10.8
18) 10.8
20) 86.2
25) 10.8
28) 10.8
30) 21.6
32) 10.8
35) 21.6
40) 4534.9
42) 43.1
45) 64.7
48) 21.6
50) 2116.3
55) 21.6
60) 64.7
65) 10.8
70) 10.8
75) 10.8
100) 10.8
Missing161 
TOTAL129100.0
226) How many children do you have? (BQ29CHLD)
TOTAL%
0) None2810.0
1) 13914.0
2) 211541.2
3) 36021.5
4) 4248.6
5) 572.5
6) 662.2
Missing11 
TOTAL279100.0
227) What is your highest level of education completed? (BQ30EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less31.1
2) High school diploma269.1
3) Some college but no degree4014.0
4) Associate degree165.6
5) Bachelor's degree6823.9
6) Some graduate work3813.3
7) Graduate degree9433.0
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
228) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ30SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less41.8
2) High school diploma2611.8
3) Some college but no degree2812.7
4) Associate degree104.5
5) Bachelor's degree5826.4
6) Some graduate work135.9
7) Graduate degree8136.8
Missing70 
TOTAL220100.0
229) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing. (BQ31INHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28498.6
1) Checked41.4
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
230) Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (BQ31NUHH)
TOTAL%
1) 4917.7
2) 15455.6
3) 3613.0
4) 3010.8
5) 82.9
Missing13 
TOTAL277100.0
231) 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 alone4817.0
2) A single adult living with children72.5
3) A married couple with no kids14852.5
4) A married couple living with kids6623.4
5) Some other arrangement134.6
Missing8 
TOTAL282100.0
232) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ33PRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat9533.7
2) Independent5419.1
3) Republican12745.0
4) Other62.1
Missing8 
TOTAL282100.0
233) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ34PLED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23280.8
2) No5117.8
3) Do not know20.7
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards20.7
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
234) What is your race or origin: white? (BQ35WHIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked124.2
1) Checked27695.8
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
235) What is your race or origin: black? (BQ35BLAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28799.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
236) What is your race or origin: Indian or Alaska native? (BQ35INDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28699.3
1) Checked20.7
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
237) What is your race or origin: Asian? (BQ35ASIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28498.6
1) Checked41.4
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
238) What is your race or origin: Hispanic? (BQ35HISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28699.3
1) Checked20.7
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
239) What is your race or origin: some other race? (BQ35ORAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28799.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
240) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (BQ36INC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000103.8
2) $20,000-$29,999186.8
3) $30,000-$39,999259.5
4) $40,000-$49,999155.7
5) $50,000-$59,999207.6
6) $60,000-$69,999197.2
7) $70,000-$79,999228.3
8) $80,000-$89,999186.8
9) $90,000-$99,999249.1
10) $100,000-$124,9993212.1
11) $125,000-$149,999228.3
12) $150,000-$199,999114.2
13) $200,000-$249,999103.8
14) $250,000 or more186.8
Missing26 
TOTAL264100.0
241) Did you or other household family members contribute any money: to your congregation, in regular giving? (BQ37GICG)
TOTAL%
1) NO103.6
2) Yes26996.4
Missing11 
TOTAL279100.0
242) [If 'yes' to 'regular giving'] How much? (BQ37CGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23624716.047143873
243) 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) No13953.7
2) Yes12046.3
Missing31 
TOTAL259100.0
244) [If 'yes' to a 'special capital campaign'] How much? (BQ37SCAM)
TOTAL%
20) 2011.0
50) 5044.0
60) 6011.0
100) 1001414.0
150) 15011.0
200) 20077.0
250) 25011.0
300) 30055.0
360) 36011.0
400) 40011.0
500) 5001313.0
600) 60022.0
750) 75011.0
800) 80011.0
900) 90011.0
1000) 10001010.0
1040) 104011.0
1152) 115211.0
1200) 120088.0
1300) 130022.0
1500) 150044.0
1560) 156011.0
1600) 160011.0
2000) 200011.0
2600) 260011.0
3000) 300033.0
3500) 350011.0
5000) 500022.0
5500) 550011.0
6000) 600011.0
10000) 1000011.0
12000) 1200011.0
15000) 1500022.0
17000) 1700011.0
25000) 2500011.0
45000) 4500011.0
999999) Don't know11.0
Missing190 
TOTAL100100.0
245) 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) No6223.8
2) Yes19976.2
Missing29 
TOTAL261100.0
246) [If 'yes' to a 'special appeal'] How much? (BQ37SAAM)
TOTAL%
0) None10.6
10) 1031.7
13) 1310.6
20) 2052.9
25) 2531.7
30) 3021.1
40) 4074.0
50) 502614.9
60) 6031.7
70) 7010.6
75) 7531.7
80) 8021.1
100) 1003821.7
125) 12510.6
150) 15052.9
200) 2002916.6
250) 25031.7
280) 28010.6
300) 30074.0
350) 35010.6
389) 38910.6
400) 40074.0
420) 42010.6
500) 50052.9
563) 56310.6
600) 60031.7
679) 67910.6
700) 70021.1
770) 77010.6
1000) 100021.1
1200) 120010.6
2000) 200010.6
4841) 484110.6
5000) 500010.6
999999) Don't know52.9
Missing115 
TOTAL175100.0
247) 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) No16965.0
2) Yes9135.0
Missing30 
TOTAL260100.0
248) [If 'yes' to 'PC(U.S.A)'] How much? (BQ37PCAM)
TOTAL%
0) None11.3
10) 1022.6
12) 1211.3
20) 2022.6
24) 2411.3
25) 2579.0
30) 3022.6
50) 501620.5
60) 6022.6
75) 7522.6
100) 1002025.6
150) 15011.3
200) 200911.5
300) 30011.3
500) 50045.1
1000) 100011.3
1355) 135511.3
4000) 400011.3
8000) 800011.3
999999) Don't know33.8
Missing212 
TOTAL78100.0
249) 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) No13353.0
2) Yes11847.0
Missing39 
TOTAL251100.0
250) [If 'yes' to 'other religious causes'] How much? (BQ37RCAM)
TOTAL%
20) 2044.0
25) 2566.0
50) 501111.0
87) 8711.0
100) 1001414.0
144) 14411.0
150) 15033.0
175) 17511.0
200) 2001212.0
230) 23011.0
250) 25022.0
300) 30011.0
350) 35011.0
400) 40022.0
475) 47511.0
500) 50066.0
600) 60022.0
687) 68711.0
700) 70011.0
750) 75011.0
870) 87011.0
900) 90011.0
1000) 100044.0
1200) 120011.0
1500) 150033.0
1600) 160011.0
2000) 200022.0
2050) 205011.0
2500) 250033.0
4100) 410011.0
4500) 450011.0
5000) 500011.0
6000) 600022.0
7000) 700011.0
8000) 800011.0
10000) 1000011.0
15000) 1500011.0
25000) 2500011.0
999999) Don't know11.0
Missing190 
TOTAL100100.0
251) 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) No217.7
2) Yes25392.3
Missing16 
TOTAL274100.0
252) [If 'yes' to 'non-religious causes'] How much? (BQ37NRAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22033184.782175722
253) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members288100.0
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
254) State (STATE)
255) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast5218.1
2) Midwest7425.7
3) South11439.6
4) West4816.7
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
256) Organization year (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2881870.625230
257) Total membership (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL288739.976876
258) I-SEX: What is your gender? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female18162.8
2) Male10737.2
Missing2 
TOTAL288100.0
259) I-AGE: What is your current age? _________ years old. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 17-2982.8
2) 30-44248.4
3) 45-597726.8
4) 60-7411138.7
5) 75-886723.3
Missing3 
TOTAL287100.0
260) I-EDUC: What is your highest level of education completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school or less2910.2
2) Some college but no degree4014.0
3) Associate degree165.6
4) Bachelor's degree6823.9
5) Some graduate work3813.3
6) Graduate degree9433.0
Missing5 
TOTAL285100.0
261) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat9533.7
2) Independent5419.1
3) Republican12745.0
4) Other62.1
Missing8 
TOTAL282100.0
262) 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 $29,9992810.6
2) $30,000-$59,9996022.7
3) $60,000-$89,9995922.3
4) $90,000-$124,9995621.2
5) $125,000-$249,9994316.3
6) $250,000 or more186.8
Missing26 
TOTAL264100.0