Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2010 - Compassion, Peace and Justice, Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Child Advocacy: equipping the church to respond to the needs of all children? (Q1CHAENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23651.1
2) Important16235.1
3) Somewhat important5612.1
4) Only a little important30.6
5) Not important10.2
6) Not sure40.9
Missing4 
TOTAL462100.0
2) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Environmental Ministries: inspiring and equipping congregations and presbyteries to be stewards of God's earth? (Q1ENVENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12426.8
2) Important17036.8
3) Somewhat important12226.4
4) Only a little important275.8
5) Not important163.5
6) Not sure30.6
Missing4 
TOTAL462100.0
3) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI): encouraging corporations in which the denomination owns stock to be good stewards of their resources? (Q1MRTENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important6413.9
2) Important15533.5
3) Somewhat important14230.7
4) Only a little important5411.7
5) Not important316.7
6) Not sure163.5
Missing4 
TOTAL462100.0
4) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA): working with congregations and mission partners to provide relief and recovery to communities, refugees and displaced people affected by disasters? (Q1PDAENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23050.0
2) Important18941.1
3) Somewhat important337.2
4) Only a little important30.7
5) Not important30.7
6) Not sure20.4
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
5) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA): implementing General Assembly mandates for justice ministry at the grassroots level through networks with expertise in areas such as domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, addictions, disability concerns, mental illness and health ministries? (Q1PHEENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8919.3
2) Important19642.4
3) Somewhat important12126.2
4) Only a little important367.8
5) Not important91.9
6) Not sure112.4
Missing4 
TOTAL462100.0
6) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Presbyterian Hunger Program: engaging the church to work with partners to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes? (Q1PHPENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19843.1
2) Important20043.6
3) Somewhat important5111.1
4) Only a little important40.9
5) Not important20.4
6) Not sure40.9
Missing7 
TOTAL459100.0
7) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations: equipping the church to grow as disciples in the global community and representing the global concerns of the PC(USA) at the United Nations? (Q1UNENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4810.4
2) Important13228.7
3) Somewhat important15233.0
4) Only a little important6614.3
5) Not important5010.9
6) Not sure122.6
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
8) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington: advocating, and helping the church to advocate, the social witness perspectives and policies of the PC(USA) modeled on a prophetic biblical witness? (Q1PWENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important449.5
2) Important12627.2
3) Somewhat important15333.0
4) Only a little important6714.5
5) Not important469.9
6) Not sure275.8
Missing3 
TOTAL463100.0
9) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Presbyterian Peacemaking Program: developing resources, events and programs that inspire and equip the church as it responds to the gospel calling to 'seek peace and pursue it?' (Q1PEAENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important9019.5
2) Important19041.1
3) Somewhat important10923.6
4) Only a little important4710.2
5) Not important204.3
6) Not sure61.3
Missing4 
TOTAL462100.0
10) How important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s General Assembly Mission Council engage in the following types of mission? Self-Development of People (SDOP): participating in partnerships of empowerment with economically poor, oppressed and disadvantaged people who are seeking to change the structures that perpetuate poverty, oppression and injustice? (Q1SDPENG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14531.3
2) Important18439.7
3) Somewhat important9420.3
4) Only a little important224.7
5) Not important112.4
6) Not sure81.7
Missing2 
TOTAL464100.0
11) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Child Advocacy? (Q2CHLDAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar71.5
2) Familiar6915.1
3) Somewhat familiar11024.1
4) Only a little familiar12026.3
5) Not familiar15032.9
Missing10 
TOTAL456100.0
12) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Environmental Ministries? (Q2ENVT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar71.5
2) Familiar6614.4
3) Somewhat familiar11124.2
4) Only a little familiar13128.6
5) Not familiar14331.2
Missing8 
TOTAL458100.0
13) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI)? (Q2MRTI)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar132.9
2) Familiar5311.8
3) Somewhat familiar8819.6
4) Only a little familiar10623.6
5) Not familiar18942.1
Missing17 
TOTAL449100.0
14) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)? (Q2PDA)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar9921.8
2) Familiar13730.1
3) Somewhat familiar10022.0
4) Only a little familiar5812.7
5) Not familiar6113.4
Missing11 
TOTAL455100.0
15) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Presbyterian Health, Education, and Welfare Association (PHEWA)? (Q2PHEWA)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar102.2
2) Familiar439.4
3) Somewhat familiar10122.1
4) Only a little familiar13228.9
5) Not familiar17037.3
Missing10 
TOTAL456100.0
16) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Presbyterian Hunger Program? (Q2HUNGER)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar5411.8
2) Familiar14531.7
3) Somewhat familiar10122.1
4) Only a little familiar8418.4
5) Not familiar7316.0
Missing9 
TOTAL457100.0
17) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations? (Q2UNITED)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar92.0
2) Familiar306.6
3) Somewhat familiar7316.1
4) Only a little familiar10122.3
5) Not familiar24053.0
Missing13 
TOTAL453100.0
18) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington? (Q2PWIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar61.3
2) Familiar327.0
3) Somewhat familiar5111.1
4) Only a little familiar10623.0
5) Not familiar26557.6
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
19) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Presbyterian Peacemaking Program? (Q2PEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar439.4
2) Familiar11224.5
3) Somewhat familiar11024.1
4) Only a little familiar8117.7
5) Not familiar11124.3
Missing9 
TOTAL457100.0
20) Before receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with each of the General Assembly Mission Council's Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries: Self-Development of People? (Q2SELFDV)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar265.7
2) Familiar5311.6
3) Somewhat familiar8819.3
4) Only a little familiar10322.6
5) Not familiar18540.7
Missing11 
TOTAL455100.0
21) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Child Advocacy? (Q3FITCHA)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit6215.2
2) Good fit15137.0
3) Fair fit4110.0
4) Poor fit61.5
5) Not sure14836.3
Missing58 
TOTAL408100.0
22) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Environmental Ministries? (Q3FITENV)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit317.7
2) Good fit10826.9
3) Fair fit8020.0
4) Poor fit307.5
5) Not sure15237.9
Missing65 
TOTAL401100.0
23) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI)? (Q3FITMRT)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit164.0
2) Good fit7719.4
3) Fair fit9022.7
4) Poor fit4411.1
5) Not sure16942.7
Missing70 
TOTAL396100.0
24) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)? (Q3FITPDA)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit13130.3
2) Good fit14734.0
3) Fair fit5011.6
4) Poor fit71.6
5) Not sure9722.5
Missing34 
TOTAL432100.0
25) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Presbyterian Health, Education, and Welfare Association (PHEWA)? (Q3FITPHE)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit348.6
2) Good fit10727.0
3) Fair fit7418.6
4) Poor fit133.3
5) Not sure16942.6
Missing69 
TOTAL397100.0
26) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Presbyterian Hunger Program? (Q3FITHUN)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit10925.3
2) Good fit16337.9
3) Fair fit4510.5
4) Poor fit40.9
5) Not sure10925.3
Missing36 
TOTAL430100.0
27) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations? (Q3FITUN)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit153.7
2) Good fit6115.2
3) Fair fit7218.0
4) Poor fit5213.0
5) Not sure20150.1
Missing65 
TOTAL401100.0
28) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington? (Q3FITPW)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit82.0
2) Good fit5714.4
3) Fair fit7919.9
4) Poor fit4511.4
5) Not sure20752.3
Missing70 
TOTAL396100.0
29) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Presbyterian Peacemaking Program? (Q3FITPEA)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit6615.7
2) Good fit12329.3
3) Fair fit7417.6
4) Poor fit204.8
5) Not sure13732.6
Missing46 
TOTAL420100.0
30) The Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area describes its overall mission as follows: 'In faithfulness to the gospel, the Compassion, Peace and Justice Ministry supports, inspires and connects Presbyterian ministries and other partners as together we pursue peace, seek justice, oppose oppression, speak truth to power, care for God's creations and strive for wholeness of life for all peoples.' For each of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministries about which you are at least a little familiar, please indicate how well that ministry fits this mission: Self-Development of People? (Q3FITSDP)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit6315.3
2) Good fit10124.6
3) Fair fit7418.0
4) Poor fit112.7
5) Not sure16239.4
Missing55 
TOTAL411100.0
31) How well does the mission statement set forth in Q3 fit what you believe the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area as a whole should be doing? (Q4MSNST)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent fit7216.8
2) Good fit20948.7
3) Fair fit7317.0
4) Poor fit184.2
5) Not sure5713.3
Missing37 
TOTAL429100.0
32) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Child Advocacy? (Q5CADISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45798.1
1) Checked91.9
TOTAL466100.0
33) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Child Advocacy? (Q5CACONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45497.4
1) Checked122.6
TOTAL466100.0
34) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Child Advocacy? (Q5CAREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34173.2
1) Checked12526.8
TOTAL466100.0
35) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Child Advocacy, check here. (Q5CANONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16535.4
1) Checked30164.6
TOTAL466100.0
36) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Environmental Ministries? (Q5EMDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45697.9
1) Checked102.1
TOTAL466100.0
37) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Environmental Ministries? (Q5ENCONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44495.3
1) Checked224.7
TOTAL466100.0
38) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Environmental Ministries? (Q5EMREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34574.0
1) Checked12126.0
TOTAL466100.0
39) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Environmental Ministries, check here. (Q5EMNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked16936.3
1) Checked29763.7
TOTAL466100.0
40) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI)? (Q5MRDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46198.9
1) Checked51.1
TOTAL466100.0
41) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI)? (Q5MRCONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45597.6
1) Checked112.4
TOTAL466100.0
42) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI)? (Q5MRREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36979.2
1) Checked9720.8
TOTAL466100.0
43) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI), check here. (Q5MRNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14130.3
1) Checked32569.7
TOTAL466100.0
44) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)? (Q5DADISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43192.5
1) Checked357.5
TOTAL466100.0
45) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)? (Q5DACONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42591.2
1) Checked418.8
TOTAL466100.0
46) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)? (Q5DAREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24452.4
1) Checked22247.6
TOTAL466100.0
47) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA), check here. (Q5DANONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30565.5
1) Checked16134.5
TOTAL466100.0
48) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA)? (Q5PHDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46399.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL466100.0
49) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA)? (Q5PHCONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45898.3
1) Checked81.7
TOTAL466100.0
50) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA)? (Q5PHREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37981.3
1) Checked8718.7
TOTAL466100.0
51) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA), check here. (Q5PHNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11925.5
1) Checked34774.5
TOTAL466100.0
52) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Hunger Program? (Q5HUDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44395.1
1) Checked234.9
TOTAL466100.0
53) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Presbyterian Hunger Program? (Q5HUCONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42290.6
1) Checked449.4
TOTAL466100.0
54) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Hunger Program? (Q5HUREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27959.9
1) Checked18740.1
TOTAL466100.0
55) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Hunger Program, check here. (Q5HUNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26757.3
1) Checked19942.7
TOTAL466100.0
56) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations? (Q5UNDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked466100.0
TOTAL466100.0
57) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations? (Q5UNCONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46299.1
1) Checked40.9
TOTAL466100.0
58) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations? (Q5UNREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41388.6
1) Checked5311.4
TOTAL466100.0
59) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, check here. (Q5UNNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8317.8
1) Checked38382.2
TOTAL466100.0
60) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington? (Q5PWDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46599.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL466100.0
61) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington? (Q5PWCONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46399.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL466100.0
62) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington? (Q5PWREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41589.1
1) Checked5110.9
TOTAL466100.0
63) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington, check here. (Q5PWNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8317.8
1) Checked38382.2
TOTAL466100.0
64) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Peacemaking Program? (Q5PPDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44194.6
1) Checked255.4
TOTAL466100.0
65) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Presbyterian Peacemaking Program? (Q5PPCONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43793.8
1) Checked296.2
TOTAL466100.0
66) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Presbyterian Peacemaking Program? (Q5PPREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28861.8
1) Checked17838.2
TOTAL466100.0
67) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Peacemaking Program, check here. (Q5PPNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24352.1
1) Checked22347.9
TOTAL466100.0
68) During the past two years, have you attended an event led by leaders of the ministry that discussed: Self-Development of People (SDOP)? (Q5SDDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45998.5
1) Checked71.5
TOTAL466100.0
69) During the past two years, have you been in contact with leaders of the ministry who dealt with: Self-Development of People (SDOP)? (Q5SDCONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45397.2
1) Checked132.8
TOTAL466100.0
70) During the past two years, have you read or viewed printed or online materials of the ministry that discussed: Self-Development of People (SDOP)? (Q5SDREAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35476.0
1) Checked11224.0
TOTAL466100.0
71) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Self-Development of People (SDOP), check here. (Q5SDNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15533.3
1) Checked31166.7
TOTAL466100.0
72) With which ministry did you most recently engage in one of these activities? (Q6MOSTRT)
TOTAL%
1) Child Advocacy186.3
2) Environmental Ministries124.2
3) Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI)51.8
4) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance12744.6
6) Presbyterian Hunger Program5619.6
7) Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations10.4
9) Presbyterian Peacemaking Program4816.8
10) Self-Development of People186.3
Missing181 
TOTAL285100.0
73) How satisfied or dissatisfied were you with your experience in the activity you just described? (Q8SATISF)
TOTAL%
1) Very Satisfied6824.4
2) Satisfied15756.3
3) Neutral4917.6
4) Somewhat Dissatisfied51.8
Missing187 
TOTAL279100.0
74) If you are a minister of the Word and Sacrament who does not regularly attend worship at a PC(USA) congregation, please check this box and skip to Q10. (Q8CHECK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46599.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL466100.0
75) During the past 12 months, has your congregation received: the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? (Q9ROGHSO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38089.4
2) No255.9
3) Not sure204.7
Missing41 
TOTAL425100.0
76) During the past 12 months, has your congregation received: the Pentecost Offering? (Q9RPENTO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20148.0
2) No9322.2
3) Not sure12529.8
Missing47 
TOTAL419100.0
77) During the past 12 months, has your congregation received: the Peacemaking Offering? (Q9RPEACO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23355.1
2) No7618.0
3) Not sure11427.0
Missing43 
TOTAL423100.0
78) During the past 12 months, have you personally: contributed to the One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, or Peacemaking Offerings? (Q10COGHS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38084.4
2) No5311.8
3) Not sure173.8
Missing16 
TOTAL450100.0
79) During the past 12 months, have you personally: contributed money or materials to the PC(USA) for disaster relief, hunger, or development? (Q10CPCUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30769.3
2) No11225.3
3) Not sure245.4
Missing23 
TOTAL443100.0
80) During the past 12 months, have you personally: contributed money or materials to another organization for disaster relief, hunger, or development? (Q10CANOT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33374.8
2) No9020.2
3) Not sure224.9
Missing21 
TOTAL445100.0
81) During the past 12 months, have you personally: contributed money to the Compassion, Peace and Justice area for other purposes? (Q10CCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes358.0
2) No31371.3
3) Not sure9120.7
Missing27 
TOTAL439100.0
82) During the past 12 months, have you personally contributed to another national PC(USA)ministry? (Q10COTPC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9321.3
2) No26560.8
3) Not sure7817.9
Missing30 
TOTAL436100.0
83) During the past 12 months, have you personally: heard a presentation by a PC(USA) International Peacemaker? (Q10HEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes388.7
2) No34779.4
3) Not Sure5211.9
Missing29 
TOTAL437100.0
84) During the past 12 months, have you: intentionally changed some aspect of your lifestyle to lessen impact on the environment (for example, recycling, taking public transportation, buying organic food)? (Q10CHAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31971.7
2) No10523.6
3) Not Sure214.7
Missing21 
TOTAL445100.0
85) During the past 12 months, have you personally: led or participated in a Bible study or social issues class at your church about a peacemaking, poverty or justice issue? (Q10BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11926.9
2) No30769.3
3) Not Sure173.8
Missing23 
TOTAL443100.0
86) During the past 12 months, have you personally: participated in volunteer work in your community related to issues of compassion, peace, or justice (for example, through a food pantry or a domestic violence program)? (Q10VOLNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30569.2
2) No12829.0
3) Not Sure81.8
Missing25 
TOTAL441100.0
87) During the past 12 months, have you personally: participated in a mission or service trip to another part of the United States? (Q10ATRIP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes388.7
2) No39590.2
3) Not Sure51.1
Missing28 
TOTAL438100.0
88) During the past 12 months, have you personally: participated in a mission or service trip to another country? (Q10BTRIP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes214.8
2) No41293.8
3) Not Sure61.4
Missing27 
TOTAL439100.0
89) During the past 12 months, have you personally: prayed for healing for yourself or another person? (Q10PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42796.6
2) No122.7
3) Not Sure30.7
Missing24 
TOTAL442100.0
90) During the past 12 months, have you personally: talked with a family member or friend about conflict in another country? (Q10TALK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39489.1
2) No429.5
3) Not Sure61.4
Missing24 
TOTAL442100.0
91) During the past 12 months, have you personally: worked with Self-Development of People (SDOP) to connect economically disadvantaged communities in your area with the service and support this ministry provides? (Q10WSDOP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes265.9
2) No38988.2
3) Not Sure265.9
Missing25 
TOTAL441100.0
92) During the past 12 months, have you personally: worked with your congregation, another congregation or another organization to fight poverty in your community in some other way? (Q10POVER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27963.1
2) No14532.8
3) Not Sure184.1
Missing24 
TOTAL442100.0
93) During the past 12 months, have you personally: wrote a letter to, emailed or phoned a newspaper or other media outlet to advocate for a cause related to compassion, peace, or justice? (Q10MEDIA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4911.1
2) No38687.1
3) Not Sure81.8
Missing23 
TOTAL443100.0
94) During the past 12 months, have you personally: wrote a letter to, emailed or phoned an elected official to advocate for a cause related to compassion, peace or justice? (Q10OFFIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8819.8
2) No35078.8
3) Not Sure61.4
Missing22 
TOTAL444100.0
95) How important is the work of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area, in general, to fulfilling this commitment in each of the following four areas: Evangelism-- sharing the good news of Jesus Christ, inviting persons to join the church's worship and fellowship, and baptizing children and adults? (Q11EVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24253.5
2) Important14131.2
3) Somewhat important419.1
4) Only a little important51.1
5) Not important40.9
6) Not sure194.2
Missing14 
TOTAL452100.0
96) How important is the work of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area, in general, to fulfilling this commitment in each of the following four areas: Discipleship-- rediscovering scripture (including daily reading and study) and nurturing relationships with Jesus Christ in the context of our Reformed heritage? (Q11DISCP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20946.4
2) Important15133.6
3) Somewhat important5812.9
4) Only a little important81.8
5) Not important40.9
6) Not sure204.4
Missing16 
TOTAL450100.0
97) How important is the work of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area, in general, to fulfilling this commitment in each of the following four areas: Servanthood-- standing alongside the wider community to promote the well-being and love of neighbor and embracing stewardship in all of life? (Q11SRVTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25456.3
2) Important14431.9
3) Somewhat important276.0
4) Only a little important51.1
5) Not important20.4
6) Not sure194.2
Missing15 
TOTAL451100.0
98) How important is the work of the Compassion, Peace and Justice ministry area, in general, to fulfilling this commitment in each of the following four areas: Diversity-- welcoming everyone, learning from others and reflecting the cultural and ethnic diversity of God's people in the world? (Q11DIVER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24053.3
2) Important12928.7
3) Somewhat important388.4
4) Only a little important102.2
5) Not important112.4
6) Not sure224.9
Missing16 
TOTAL450100.0
99) How much have you read of each of the following recent four-page summaries of Presbyterian Panel survey results: February 2009-- The Sacraments? (Q12SACRA)
TOTAL%
1) All of the summary15033.5
2) Part of the summary14331.9
3) None of the summary12628.1
4) Not sure296.5
Missing18 
TOTAL448100.0
100) How much have you read of each of the following recent four-page summaries of Presbyterian Panel survey results: May 2009-- The Environment? (Q12ENVRT)
TOTAL%
1) All of the summary11726.5
2) Part of the summary13831.2
3) None of the summary15033.9
4) Not sure378.4
Missing24 
TOTAL442100.0
101) How much have you read of each of the following recent four-page summaries of Presbyterian Panel survey results: August 2009-- Confessions, General Assembly Mission Council Priorities, and Israel/Palestine and the Middle East? (Q12CONFS)
TOTAL%
1) All of the summary10523.5
2) Part of the summary13630.5
3) None of the summary16436.8
4) Not sure419.2
Missing20 
TOTAL446100.0
102) How much have you read of each of the following recent four-page summaries of Presbyterian Panel survey results: November 2009-- Education, Awareness of PC(USA) Mission and Ministries and Study Resources? (Q12EDAWA)
TOTAL%
1) All of the summary9822.2
2) Part of the summary12728.7
3) None of the summary16938.2
4) Not sure4810.9
Missing24 
TOTAL442100.0
103) Think back to the last Presbyterian Panel summary you read in part or in full. In which format did you read this summary? (Q13FORMT)
TOTAL%
1) In printed form25575.0
2) On the web5917.4
3) Do not remember267.6
Missing126 
TOTAL340100.0
104) In which format would you prefer to read Presbyterian Panel summaries? (Q14PREF)
TOTAL%
1) In printed form22458.9
2) On the web9725.5
3) No preference3810.0
4) Not likely to read summaries in either format215.5
Missing86 
TOTAL380100.0
105) Survey number (CODE)
106) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper26356.4
2) Web20343.6
TOTAL466100.0
107) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders466100.0
TOTAL466100.0
108) Checked (CHECKED)
TOTAL%
1) 386100.0
Missing80 
TOTAL386100.0
109) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (BQ1YRSME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46622.95116
110) How far do you live from your congregation? (BQ2MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile378.0
1) 16814.8
2) 26413.9
3) 35411.7
4) 4316.7
5) 56313.7
6) 6265.7
7) 7204.3
8) 8194.1
9) 961.3
10) 10245.2
11) 1130.7
12) 1271.5
13) 1330.7
14) 1451.1
15) 1581.7
16) 1610.2
18) 1840.9
20) 2051.1
25) 2540.9
30) 3030.7
35) 3520.4
40) 4010.2
54) 5410.2
60) 6010.2
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
111) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (BQ3NMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4441019.4772353
112) Have you ever been ordained an elder in a Presbyterian church? (BQ4ELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46499.6
2) No20.4
TOTAL466100.0
113) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on session? (BQ4ELDSV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43795.0
2) No235.0
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
114) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in a Presbyterian Church? (BQ5DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17738.5
2) No28361.5
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
115) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (BQ5DEACS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41.6
2) No25198.4
Missing211 
TOTAL255100.0
116) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: chair of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6CHRCO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22848.9
1) Checked23851.1
TOTAL466100.0
117) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6COCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24652.8
1) Checked22047.2
TOTAL466100.0
118) 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 checked42691.4
1) Checked408.6
TOTAL466100.0
119) 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 checked40787.3
1) Checked5912.7
TOTAL466100.0
120) 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 checked34173.2
1) Checked12526.8
TOTAL466100.0
121) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: organist or choir director? (BQ6ORGST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45798.1
1) Checked91.9
TOTAL466100.0
122) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of choir? (BQ6CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36979.2
1) Checked9720.8
TOTAL466100.0
123) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: church school or Sunday school teacher/leader? (BQ6CHTEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34874.7
1) Checked11825.3
TOTAL466100.0
124) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: other? (BQ6OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37580.5
1) Checked9119.5
TOTAL466100.0
125) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (BQ7ATTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.2
3) Once-twice a year10.2
5) Once a month81.7
6) Two to three times a month357.5
7) Nearly every week23550.4
8) Every week18639.9
TOTAL466100.0
126) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...attended programs or events at your church (besides worship)? (BQ8ATHRS)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours347.5
2) 1-2 hours8318.2
3) 3-4 hours11525.3
4) 5-6 hours8218.0
5) 7 or more hours14131.0
Missing11 
TOTAL455100.0
127) 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 hours255.6
2) 1-2 hours10322.9
3) 3-4 hours11625.8
4) 5-6 hours7015.6
5) 7 or more hours13630.2
Missing16 
TOTAL450100.0
128) 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 hours20449.3
2) 1-2 hours11126.8
3) 3-4 hours4410.6
4) 5-6 hours184.3
5) 7 or more hours378.9
Missing52 
TOTAL414100.0
129) 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 hours14232.5
2) 1-2 hours13430.7
3) 3-4 hours5913.5
4) 5-6 hours378.5
5) 7 or more hours6514.9
Missing29 
TOTAL437100.0
130) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? _________ years old. (BQ9ATAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46420.51519
131) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (BQ10DENM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist5311.7
2) Disciples of Christ71.5
3) Episcopal71.5
4) Lutheran214.6
5) United Methodist7516.6
6) Presbyterian18841.5
7) Other Presbyterian40.9
8) Reformed61.3
9) Roman Catholic276.0
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)204.4
11) Non-denominational71.5
12) None81.8
13) Other306.6
Missing13 
TOTAL453100.0
132) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BQ11READ)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily8819.1
2) Several times a week8518.4
3) Weekly6413.9
4) Several times a month6413.9
5) Once a month6013.0
6) Less than once a month8318.0
7) Never173.7
Missing5 
TOTAL461100.0
133) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (BQ11PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily30767.3
2) Several times a week7316.0
3) Weekly235.0
4) Several times a month337.2
5) Once a month61.3
6) Less than once a month112.4
7) Never30.7
Missing10 
TOTAL456100.0
134) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: attend Bible study or prayer group? (BQ11STDG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily81.9
2) Several times a week153.5
3) Weekly11727.1
4) Several times a month388.8
5) Once a month5512.7
6) Less than once a month7216.7
7) Never12729.4
Missing34 
TOTAL432100.0
135) 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 daily4710.8
2) Several times a week419.4
3) Weekly5211.9
4) Several times a month5011.5
5) Once a month429.6
6) Less than once a month9120.9
7) Never11325.9
Missing30 
TOTAL436100.0
136) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read devotional materials or religious books? (BQ11DEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily8318.2
2) Several times a week4610.1
3) Weekly5411.9
4) Several times a month8117.8
5) Once a month6013.2
6) Less than once a month9320.4
7) Never388.4
Missing11 
TOTAL455100.0
137) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: use the internet for religious or spiritual purposes? (BQ11WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily204.5
2) Several times a week235.2
3) Weekly214.7
4) Several times a month449.9
5) Once a month4510.2
6) Less than once a month10623.9
7) Never18441.5
Missing23 
TOTAL443100.0
138) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: say grace before meals? (BQ11MEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily22248.2
2) Several times a week408.7
3) Weekly245.2
4) Several times a month5411.7
5) Once a month245.2
6) Less than once a month6714.5
7) Never306.5
Missing5 
TOTAL461100.0
139) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ12THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative306.5
2) Conservative15533.3
3) Moderate16335.1
4) Liberal8718.7
5) Very liberal306.5
Missing1 
TOTAL465100.0
140) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (BQ13ACCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31868.7
2) No14531.3
Missing3 
TOTAL463100.0
141) 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) Yes21847.6
2) No24052.4
Missing8 
TOTAL458100.0
142) [If 'yes'] How old were you when this happened? ______ years old. (BQ14CVYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21522.88415
143) In the past year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (BQ15INVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35377.1
2) No10522.9
Missing8 
TOTAL458100.0
144) [If 'yes'] How many people would you estimate you have invited in the past year? (BQ15INPP)
TOTAL%
0) 010.3
1) 13711.0
2) 28425.0
3) 35516.4
4) 43711.0
5) 53911.6
6) 6308.9
7) 741.2
8) 861.8
9) 910.3
10) 10247.1
11) 1110.3
12) 1241.2
14) 1410.3
19) 1910.3
20) 2072.1
50) 5010.3
97) A few-several20.6
99) Do not know10.3
Missing130 
TOTAL336100.0
145) 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.6213.5
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.22949.8
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.16135.0
4) The Bible is not the word of God.81.7
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
146) 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 agree33572.2
2) Agree8017.2
3) Not sure418.8
4) Disagree71.5
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL464100.0
147) 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 agree25955.8
2) Agree9420.3
3) Not sure8217.7
4) Disagree204.3
5) Strongly disagree91.9
Missing2 
TOTAL464100.0
148) 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 agree347.3
2) Agree9420.3
3) Not sure10823.3
4) Disagree17738.2
5) Strongly disagree5010.8
Missing3 
TOTAL463100.0
149) 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 agree255.4
2) Agree10723.3
3) Not sure9620.9
4) Disagree13329.0
5) Strongly disagree9821.4
Missing7 
TOTAL459100.0
150) 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 agree19241.7
2) Agree11525.0
3) Not sure7616.5
4) Disagree6013.0
5) Strongly disagree173.7
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
151) 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 agree11424.7
2) Agree8418.2
3) Not sure10522.8
4) Disagree10422.6
5) Strongly disagree5411.7
Missing5 
TOTAL461100.0
152) 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) Yes35877.5
2) No10422.5
Missing4 
TOTAL462100.0
153) 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 issue22549.1
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order14631.9
3) Not sure8719.0
Missing8 
TOTAL458100.0
154) 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, definitely11224.3
2) Yes, probably9019.6
3) Not sure459.8
4) No, probably not6814.8
5) No, definitely not14531.5
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
155) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: elder? (BQ20HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely11324.6
2) Yes, probably8318.1
3) Not sure439.4
4) No, probably not6915.0
5) No, definitely not15132.9
Missing7 
TOTAL459100.0
156) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: minister of Word and Sacrament? (BQ20HOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely9119.7
2) Yes, probably5612.1
3) Not sure5111.0
4) No, probably not5612.1
5) No, definitely not20845.0
Missing4 
TOTAL462100.0
157) What is your gender? (BQ21SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female24252.0
2) Male22348.0
Missing1 
TOTAL465100.0
158) What is your current age? _________ years old. (BQ22AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46361.12111
159) What is your current marital status? (BQ23MARS)
TOTAL%
1) Not married9019.4
2) Married37480.6
Missing2 
TOTAL464100.0
160) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (BQ23NMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44695.7
1) Checked204.3
TOTAL466100.0
161) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (BQ23WIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42691.4
1) Checked408.6
TOTAL466100.0
162) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (BQ23DIVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43392.9
1) Checked337.1
TOTAL466100.0
163) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (BQ24PMWI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44395.1
1) Checked234.9
TOTAL466100.0
164) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (BQ24PMDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40586.9
1) Checked6113.1
TOTAL466100.0
165) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (BQ24NPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17437.3
1) Checked29262.7
TOTAL466100.0
166) 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) Baptist5214.1
2) Disciples of Christ92.4
3) Episcopal123.3
4) Lutheran226.0
5) United Methodist6417.3
6) Presbyterian Church10829.3
7) Other Presbyterian10.3
8) Reformed71.9
9) Roman Catholic3910.6
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)164.3
11) Non-denominational41.1
12) None133.5
13) Other226.0
Missing97 
TOTAL369100.0
167) Please list his/her current faith or denomination. (BQ25SREL)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.6
2) Disciples of Christ10.3
4) Lutheran10.3
5) United Methodist20.6
6) Presbyterian Church30689.0
8) Reformed10.3
9) Roman Catholic92.6
10) United Church of Christ10.3
11) Non-denominational10.3
12) None164.7
13) Other41.2
Missing122 
TOTAL344100.0
168) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at your congregation? (BQ26SSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Never92.5
2) Less than once a year51.4
3) About once-twice a year102.7
4) Several times a year267.1
5) About once a month102.7
6) Two to three times a month4010.9
7) Nearly every week15341.8
8) Every week11330.9
Missing100 
TOTAL366100.0
169) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at another congregation? (BQ26SDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Never6340.1
2) Less than once a year1912.1
3) About once-twice a year4226.8
4) Several times a year1710.8
5) About once a month31.9
6) Two to three times a month53.2
7) Nearly every week31.9
8) Every week53.2
Missing309 
TOTAL157100.0
170) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time. (BQ27FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29463.1
1) Checked17236.9
TOTAL466100.0
171) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time. (BQ27PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41589.1
1) Checked5110.9
TOTAL466100.0
172) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed. (BQ27SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41589.1
1) Checked5110.9
TOTAL466100.0
173) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed. (BQ27UNEM)
TOTAL%
0) 45898.3
1) 81.7
TOTAL466100.0
174) Please indicate your employment status: retired. (BQ27RETI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27759.4
1) Checked18940.6
TOTAL466100.0
175) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker. (BQ27HMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42591.2
1) Checked418.8
TOTAL466100.0
176) Please indicate your employment status: student. (BQ27STUD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45998.5
1) Checked71.5
TOTAL466100.0
177) Please indicate your employment status: other. (BQ27OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46399.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL466100.0
178) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time. (BQ27SFUL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32369.3
1) Checked14330.7
TOTAL466100.0
179) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time. (BQ27SPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43493.1
1) Checked326.9
TOTAL466100.0
180) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: self-employed. (BQ27SSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43192.5
1) Checked357.5
TOTAL466100.0
181) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: unemployed. (BQ27SUNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46299.1
1) Checked40.9
TOTAL466100.0
182) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: retired. (BQ27SRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32870.4
1) Checked13829.6
TOTAL466100.0
183) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker. (BQ27SHMK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42290.6
1) Checked449.4
TOTAL466100.0
184) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: student. (BQ27SSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46198.9
1) Checked51.1
TOTAL466100.0
185) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: other. (BQ27SOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46299.1
1) Checked40.9
TOTAL466100.0
186) 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) 103.6
4) 10.4
5) 10.4
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
8) 31.1
10) 72.6
12) 10.4
15) 31.1
16) 20.7
20) 196.9
24) 31.1
25) 20.7
26) 10.4
28) 10.4
30) 114.0
31) 10.4
32) 31.1
35) 62.2
36) 20.7
37) 10.4
38) 20.7
40) 7928.8
42) 20.7
43) 20.7
44) 10.4
45) 196.9
46) 31.1
47) 20.7
48) 31.1
50) 4917.9
55) 72.6
58) 20.7
60) 186.6
65) 10.4
70) 20.7
72) 10.4
100) 10.4
Missing192 
TOTAL274100.0
187) 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) 125.4
4) 10.5
5) 20.9
8) 10.5
10) 73.2
14) 20.9
15) 41.8
20) 167.2
24) 52.3
25) 41.8
26) 10.5
30) 73.2
32) 31.4
34) 20.9
35) 73.2
36) 10.5
38) 10.5
40) 7132.0
41) 10.5
42) 41.8
43) 10.5
45) 125.4
48) 52.3
50) 3114.0
55) 73.2
60) 73.2
65) 20.9
70) 31.4
80) 20.9
Missing244 
TOTAL222100.0
188) How many children do you have? (BQ29CHLD)
TOTAL%
0) None5512.1
1) 15512.1
2) 217939.3
3) 311224.6
4) 4429.2
5) 592.0
6) 640.9
Missing10 
TOTAL456100.0
189) What is your highest level of education completed? (BQ30EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less10.2
2) High school diploma439.3
3) Some college but no degree7015.1
4) Associate degree245.2
5) Bachelor's degree10222.0
6) Some graduate work5511.9
7) Graduate degree16836.3
Missing3 
TOTAL463100.0
190) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ30SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less41.1
2) High school diploma4311.5
3) Some college but no degree5514.7
4) Associate degree225.9
5) Bachelor's degree10628.3
6) Some graduate work266.9
7) Graduate degree11931.7
Missing91 
TOTAL375100.0
191) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing. (BQ31INHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked466100.0
TOTAL466100.0
192) Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (BQ31NUHH)
TOTAL%
1) 6714.5
2) 27258.7
3) 6413.8
4) 408.6
5) 153.2
6) 40.9
7) 10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL463100.0
193) 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 alone6514.1
2) A single adult living with children153.3
3) A married couple with no kids25455.2
4) A married couple living with kids10623.0
5) Some other arrangement204.3
Missing6 
TOTAL460100.0
194) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ33PRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat14431.6
2) Independent8719.1
3) Republican21647.5
4) Other81.8
Missing11 
TOTAL455100.0
195) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ34PLED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39986.0
2) No5912.7
3) Do not know30.6
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards30.6
Missing2 
TOTAL464100.0
196) What is your race or origin: white? (BQ35WHIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked234.9
1) Checked44395.1
TOTAL466100.0
197) What is your race or origin: black? (BQ35BLAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45597.6
1) Checked112.4
TOTAL466100.0
198) What is your race or origin: Indian or Alaska native? (BQ35INDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46399.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL466100.0
199) What is your race or origin: Asian? (BQ35ASIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46098.7
1) Checked61.3
TOTAL466100.0
200) What is your race or origin: Hispanic? (BQ35HISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46399.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL466100.0
201) What is your race or origin: some other race? (BQ35ORAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46599.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL466100.0
202) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (BQ36INC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00020.5
2) $20,000-$29,999235.3
3) $30,000-$39,999337.7
4) $40,000-$49,999266.0
5) $50,000-$59,999409.3
6) $60,000-$69,999337.7
7) $70,000-$79,9994310.0
8) $80,000-$89,999327.4
9) $90,000-$99,999347.9
10) $100,000-$124,9996314.6
11) $125,000-$149,999245.6
12) $150,000-$199,999204.6
13) $200,000-$249,999266.0
14) $250,000 or more327.4
Missing35 
TOTAL431100.0
203) Did you or other household family members contribute any money: to your congregation, in regular giving? (BQ37GICG)
TOTAL%
1) No20.4
2) Yes45999.6
Missing5 
TOTAL461100.0
204) [If 'yes' to 'regular giving'] How much? (BQ37CGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4177140.61949242
205) 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) No19745.1
2) Yes24054.9
Missing29 
TOTAL437100.0
206) [If 'yes' to a 'special capital campaign'] How much? (BQ37SCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL21412100.45384975
207) 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) No5211.5
2) Yes40288.5
Missing12 
TOTAL454100.0
208) [If 'yes' to a 'special appeal'] How much? (BQ37SAAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36614076.47116226
209) 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) No27865.4
2) Yes14734.6
Missing41 
TOTAL425100.0
210) [If 'yes' to 'PC(U.S.A)'] How much? (BQ37PCAM)
TOTAL%
10) 1010.8
15) 1532.5
20) 201310.7
25) 251613.1
40) 4043.3
48) 4810.8
50) 501814.8
55) 5510.8
60) 6032.5
65) 6510.8
100) 1002520.5
110) 11010.8
120) 12021.6
200) 200129.8
250) 25021.6
275) 27510.8
300) 30043.3
360) 36010.8
500) 50054.1
585) 58510.8
1000) 100021.6
1500) 150010.8
2300) 230010.8
38000) 3800010.8
999999) Don't know21.6
Missing344 
TOTAL122100.0
211) 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) No23153.2
2) Yes20346.8
Missing32 
TOTAL434100.0
212) [If 'yes' to 'other religious causes'] How much? (BQ37RCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1771617.5426689
213) 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) No347.5
2) Yes41892.5
Missing14 
TOTAL452100.0
214) [If 'yes' to 'non-religious causes'] How much? (BQ37NRAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3817513.27672895
215) State (STATE)
216) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast7215.5
2) Midwest12426.6
3) South20343.6
4) West6714.4
TOTAL466100.0
217) Organization year (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4661880.672225
218) Total membership (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL466442.955566
219) I-SEX: What is your gender? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female24252.0
2) Male22348.0
Missing1 
TOTAL465100.0
220) I-AGE: What is your current age? _________ years old. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 23-39163.5
2) 40-5411124.0
3) 55-6921947.3
4) 70-9011725.3
Missing3 
TOTAL463100.0
221) I-EDUC: What is your highest level of education completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school or less449.5
2) Some college but no degree7015.1
3) Associate degree245.2
4) Bachelor's degree10222.0
5) Some graduate work5511.9
6) Graduate degree16836.3
Missing3 
TOTAL463100.0
222) 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) Democrat14431.6
2) Independent8719.1
3) Republican21647.5
4) Other81.8
Missing11 
TOTAL455100.0
223) 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 $29,999255.8
2) $30,000-$59,9999923.0
3) $60,000-$89,99910825.1
4) $90,000-$124,9999722.5
5) $125,000-$249,9997016.2
6) $250,000 or more327.4
Missing35 
TOTAL431100.0