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

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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 important17954.1
2) Important11334.1
3) Somewhat important267.9
4) Only a little important41.2
5) Not important41.2
6) Not sure51.5
Missing2 
TOTAL331100.0
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 important8525.5
2) Important14042.0
3) Somewhat important8124.3
4) Only a little important154.5
5) Not important103.0
6) Not sure20.6
TOTAL333100.0
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 important5817.7
2) Important11535.1
3) Somewhat important9629.3
4) Only a little important257.6
5) Not important206.1
6) Not sure144.3
Missing5 
TOTAL328100.0
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 important16248.8
2) Important13440.4
3) Somewhat important247.2
4) Only a little important82.4
6) Not sure41.2
Missing1 
TOTAL332100.0
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 important8525.8
2) Important11936.2
3) Somewhat important8024.3
4) Only a little important257.6
5) Not important92.7
6) Not sure113.3
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
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 important15346.6
2) Important12538.1
3) Somewhat important4112.5
4) Only a little important61.8
6) Not sure30.9
Missing5 
TOTAL328100.0
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 important329.6
2) Important10531.6
3) Somewhat important8926.8
4) Only a little important5215.7
5) Not important3911.7
6) Not sure154.5
Missing1 
TOTAL332100.0
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 important3410.3
2) Important8826.7
3) Somewhat important9930.0
4) Only a little important4814.5
5) Not important3610.9
6) Not sure257.6
Missing3 
TOTAL330100.0
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 important6720.2
2) Important12136.6
3) Somewhat important8926.9
4) Only a little important329.7
5) Not important175.1
6) Not sure51.5
Missing2 
TOTAL331100.0
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 important11635.0
2) Important11835.6
3) Somewhat important6118.4
4) Only a little important195.7
5) Not important123.6
6) Not sure51.5
Missing2 
TOTAL331100.0
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 familiar82.4
2) Familiar4513.5
3) Somewhat familiar6720.1
4) Only a little familiar7823.4
5) Not familiar13540.5
TOTAL333100.0
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 familiar72.1
2) Familiar4714.2
3) Somewhat familiar6920.9
4) Only a little familiar8124.5
5) Not familiar12638.2
Missing3 
TOTAL330100.0
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 familiar92.7
2) Familiar329.8
3) Somewhat familiar5015.2
4) Only a little familiar8024.4
5) Not familiar15747.9
Missing5 
TOTAL328100.0
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 familiar5015.1
2) Familiar8726.3
3) Somewhat familiar7422.4
4) Only a little familiar5316.0
5) Not familiar6720.2
Missing2 
TOTAL331100.0
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 familiar103.0
2) Familiar4012.1
3) Somewhat familiar5817.5
4) Only a little familiar8124.5
5) Not familiar14242.9
Missing2 
TOTAL331100.0
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 familiar3410.3
2) Familiar8425.4
3) Somewhat familiar7121.5
4) Only a little familiar6118.4
5) Not familiar8124.5
Missing2 
TOTAL331100.0
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 familiar41.2
2) Familiar154.5
3) Somewhat familiar4513.5
4) Only a little familiar7321.9
5) Not familiar19658.9
TOTAL333100.0
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 familiar72.1
2) Familiar206.0
3) Somewhat familiar329.7
4) Only a little familiar6118.4
5) Not familiar21163.7
Missing2 
TOTAL331100.0
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 familiar257.5
2) Familiar5717.2
3) Somewhat familiar5717.2
4) Only a little familiar6920.8
5) Not familiar12437.3
Missing1 
TOTAL332100.0
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 familiar92.7
2) Familiar3711.1
3) Somewhat familiar4814.4
4) Only a little familiar7021.0
5) Not familiar16950.8
TOTAL333100.0
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 fit6823.4
2) Good fit8127.9
3) Fair fit3010.3
4) Poor fit20.7
5) Not sure10937.6
Missing43 
TOTAL290100.0
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 fit3010.6
2) Good fit6824.1
3) Fair fit5218.4
4) Poor fit165.7
5) Not sure11641.1
Missing51 
TOTAL282100.0
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 fit227.9
2) Good fit4716.8
3) Fair fit6121.9
4) Poor fit165.7
5) Not sure13347.7
Missing54 
TOTAL279100.0
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 fit7825.7
2) Good fit10534.5
3) Fair fit3611.8
4) Poor fit20.7
5) Not sure8327.3
Missing29 
TOTAL304100.0
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 fit3913.8
2) Good fit6523.0
3) Fair fit4516.0
4) Poor fit82.8
5) Not sure12544.3
Missing51 
TOTAL282100.0
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 fit7123.6
2) Good fit10434.6
3) Fair fit3411.3
4) Poor fit41.3
5) Not sure8829.2
Missing32 
TOTAL301100.0
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 fit238.3
2) Good fit3613.0
3) Fair fit4616.7
4) Poor fit279.8
5) Not sure14452.2
Missing57 
TOTAL276100.0
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 fit207.3
2) Good fit3512.8
3) Fair fit5018.2
4) Poor fit248.8
5) Not sure14552.9
Missing59 
TOTAL274100.0
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 fit4716.0
2) Good fit6923.5
3) Fair fit5920.1
4) Poor fit82.7
5) Not sure11137.8
Missing39 
TOTAL294100.0
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 fit4315.2
2) Good fit6222.0
3) Fair fit3913.8
4) Poor fit113.9
5) Not sure12745.0
Missing51 
TOTAL282100.0
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 fit4815.7
2) Good fit16353.4
3) Fair fit3812.5
4) Poor fit134.3
5) Not sure4314.1
Missing28 
TOTAL305100.0
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 checked32798.2
1) Checked61.8
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked32898.5
1) Checked51.5
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked25476.3
1) Checked7923.7
TOTAL333100.0
35) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Child Advocacy, check here. (Q5CANONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9929.7
1) Checked23470.3
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked32898.5
1) Checked51.5
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked32497.3
1) Checked92.7
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked24673.9
1) Checked8726.1
TOTAL333100.0
39) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Environmental Ministries, check here. (Q5EMNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11133.3
1) Checked22266.7
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked33099.1
1) Checked30.9
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked32697.9
1) Checked72.1
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked28585.6
1) Checked4814.4
TOTAL333100.0
43) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI), check here. (Q5MRNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7321.9
1) Checked26078.1
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked31795.2
1) Checked164.8
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked30290.7
1) Checked319.3
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked20461.3
1) Checked12938.7
TOTAL333100.0
47) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA), check here. (Q5DANONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18154.4
1) Checked15245.6
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked32898.5
1) Checked51.5
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked32397.0
1) Checked103.0
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked27582.6
1) Checked5817.4
TOTAL333100.0
51) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Health, Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA), check here. (Q5PHNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8124.3
1) Checked25275.7
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked31394.0
1) Checked206.0
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked30190.4
1) Checked329.6
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked20962.8
1) Checked12437.2
TOTAL333100.0
55) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Hunger Program, check here. (Q5HUNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17753.2
1) Checked15646.8
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked333100.0
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked33199.4
1) Checked20.6
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked30792.2
1) Checked267.8
TOTAL333100.0
59) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, check here. (Q5UNNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4012.0
1) Checked29388.0
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked33299.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked33299.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked30491.3
1) Checked298.7
TOTAL333100.0
63) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington, check here. (Q5PWNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked4413.2
1) Checked28986.8
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked32597.6
1) Checked82.4
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked31594.6
1) Checked185.4
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked22868.5
1) Checked10531.5
TOTAL333100.0
67) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Presbyterian Peacemaking Program, check here. (Q5PPNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13540.5
1) Checked19859.5
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked32898.5
1) Checked51.5
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked32697.9
1) Checked72.1
TOTAL333100.0
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 checked26379.0
1) Checked7021.0
TOTAL333100.0
71) If 'None of these/Not sure' for Self-Development of People (SDOP), check here. (Q5SDNONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8826.4
1) Checked24573.6
TOTAL333100.0
72) With which ministry did you most recently engage in one of these activities? (Q6MOSTRT)
TOTAL%
1) Child Advocacy127.0
2) Environmental Ministries116.4
3) Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI)52.9
4) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance5833.9
5) Presbyterian Health, Education, and Welfare Association63.5
6) Presbyterian Hunger Program4828.1
7) Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations21.2
8) Presbyterian Office of Public Witness in Washington21.2
9) Presbyterian Peacemaking Program179.9
10) Self-Development of People105.8
Missing162 
TOTAL171100.0
73) How satisfied or dissatisfied were you with your experience in the activity you just described? (Q8SATISF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied4727.8
2) Satisfied7242.6
3) Neutral4124.3
4) Somewhat dissatisfied42.4
5) Very dissatisfied53.0
Missing164 
TOTAL169100.0
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 checked32998.8
1) Checked41.2
TOTAL333100.0
75) During the past 12 months, has your congregation received: the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering? (Q9ROGHSO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23878.8
2) No155.0
3) Not sure4916.2
Missing31 
TOTAL302100.0
76) During the past 12 months, has your congregation received: the Pentecost Offering? (Q9RPENTO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12040.8
2) No5318.0
3) Not sure12141.2
Missing39 
TOTAL294100.0
77) During the past 12 months, has your congregation received: the Peacemaking Offering? (Q9RPEACO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13947.1
2) No4013.6
3) Not sure11639.3
Missing38 
TOTAL295100.0
78) During the past 12 months, have you personally: contributed to the One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, or Peacemaking Offerings? (Q10COGHS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23472.0
2) No8325.5
3) Not sure82.5
Missing8 
TOTAL325100.0
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) Yes17654.8
2) No11836.8
3) Not sure278.4
Missing12 
TOTAL321100.0
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) Yes24676.4
2) No6219.3
3) Not sure144.3
Missing11 
TOTAL322100.0
81) During the past 12 months, have you personally: contributed money to the Compassion, Peace and Justice area for other purposes? (Q10CCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes206.3
2) No23774.5
3) Not sure6119.2
Missing15 
TOTAL318100.0
82) During the past 12 months, have you personally contributed to another national PC(USA)ministry? (Q10COTPC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6018.8
2) No18959.2
3) Not sure7021.9
Missing14 
TOTAL319100.0
83) During the past 12 months, have you personally: heard a presentation by a PC(USA) International Peacemaker? (Q10HEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes196.1
2) No25280.5
3) Not Sure4213.4
Missing20 
TOTAL313100.0
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) Yes23372.1
2) No7623.5
3) Not sure144.3
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
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) Yes6520.1
2) No23673.1
3) Not sure226.8
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
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) Yes19159.1
2) No12338.1
3) Not sure92.8
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
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) Yes144.3
2) No30093.2
3) Not sure82.5
Missing11 
TOTAL322100.0
88) During the past 12 months, have you personally: participated in a mission or service trip to another country? (Q10BTRIP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes185.6
2) No29492.2
3) Not sure72.2
Missing14 
TOTAL319100.0
89) During the past 12 months, have you personally: prayed for healing for yourself or another person? (Q10PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30093.2
2) No195.9
3) Not sure30.9
Missing11 
TOTAL322100.0
90) During the past 12 months, have you personally: talked with a family member or friend about conflict in another country? (Q10TALK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27685.7
2) No4213.0
3) Not sure41.2
Missing11 
TOTAL322100.0
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) Yes216.5
2) No27685.4
3) Not sure268.0
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
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) Yes17152.9
2) No13842.7
3) Not sure144.3
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
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) Yes3510.9
2) No27786.0
3) Not sure103.1
Missing11 
TOTAL322100.0
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) Yes6219.4
2) No24576.8
3) Not sure123.8
Missing14 
TOTAL319100.0
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 important16350.0
2) Important9328.5
3) Somewhat important329.8
4) Only a little important154.6
5) Not important82.5
6) Not sure154.6
Missing7 
TOTAL326100.0
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 important13340.9
2) Important11134.2
3) Somewhat important4012.3
4) Only a little important154.6
5) Not important51.5
6) Not sure216.5
Missing8 
TOTAL325100.0
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 important16951.8
2) Important11134.0
3) Somewhat important237.1
4) Only a little important113.4
5) Not important10.3
6) Not sure113.4
Missing7 
TOTAL326100.0
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 important16952.2
2) Important10131.2
3) Somewhat important299.0
4) Only a little important103.1
5) Not important51.5
6) Not sure103.1
Missing9 
TOTAL324100.0
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 summary10432.1
2) Part of the summary9328.7
3) None of the summary9729.9
4) Not sure309.3
Missing9 
TOTAL324100.0
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 summary8225.6
2) Part of the summary9329.1
3) None of the summary10733.4
4) Not sure3811.9
Missing13 
TOTAL320100.0
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 summary7322.7
2) Part of the summary9930.7
3) None of the summary12037.3
4) Not sure309.3
Missing11 
TOTAL322100.0
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 summary7623.7
2) Part of the summary9429.3
3) None of the summary11736.4
4) Not sure3410.6
Missing12 
TOTAL321100.0
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 form16873.7
2) On the web4017.5
3) Do not remember208.8
Missing105 
TOTAL228100.0
104) In which format would you prefer to read Presbyterian Panel summaries? (Q14PREF)
TOTAL%
1) In printed form17461.7
2) On the web4917.4
3) No preference3311.7
4) Not likely to read summaries in either format269.2
Missing51 
TOTAL282100.0
105) Survey Number (CODE)
106) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper21063.1
2) Web12336.9
TOTAL333100.0
107) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members333100.0
TOTAL333100.0
108) Check (CHECK)
TOTAL%
1) 291100.0
Missing42 
TOTAL291100.0
109) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (BQ1YRSME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32723.30917
110) How far do you live from your congregation? (BQ2MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile247.4
1) 14213.0
2) 24614.2
3) 34112.7
4) 4257.7
5) 5319.6
6) 6144.3
7) 7154.6
8) 8123.7
9) 951.5
10) 10268.0
11) 1120.6
12) 1292.8
13) 1310.3
15) 1561.9
16) 1610.3
17) 1720.6
18) 1810.3
20) 2051.5
23) 2310.3
25) 2530.9
30) 3051.5
32) 3210.3
50) 5010.3
55) 5510.3
60) 6010.3
100) 10010.3
1150) 115010.3
4000) 400010.3
Missing9 
TOTAL324100.0
111) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (BQ3NMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3022469.1493732
112) Have you ever been ordained an elder in a Presbyterian church? (BQ4ELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15747.9
2) No17152.1
Missing5 
TOTAL328100.0
113) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on session? (BQ4ELDSV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes147.1
2) No18492.9
Missing135 
TOTAL198100.0
114) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in a Presbyterian Church? (BQ5DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11234.3
2) No21565.7
Missing6 
TOTAL327100.0
115) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (BQ5DEACS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2012.5
2) No14087.5
Missing173 
TOTAL160100.0
116) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: chair of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6CHRCO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30392.1
1) Checked267.9
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
117) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6COCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24474.2
1) Checked8525.8
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
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 checked31896.7
1) Checked113.3
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
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 checked30091.2
1) Checked298.8
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
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 checked24273.6
1) Checked8726.4
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
121) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: organist or choir director? (BQ6ORGST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32498.5
1) Checked51.5
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
122) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of choir? (BQ6CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27483.3
1) Checked5516.7
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
123) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: church school or Sunday school teacher/leader? (BQ6CHTEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28486.3
1) Checked4513.7
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
124) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: other? (BQ6OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26580.5
1) Checked6419.5
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
125) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (BQ7ATTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.3
2) Less than once a year20.6
3) Once-twice a year51.5
4) Several times year164.9
5) Once a month113.4
6) 2-3 times a month4914.9
7) Nearly every week14644.5
8) Every week9829.9
Missing5 
TOTAL328100.0
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 hours7123.3
2) 1-2 hours7624.9
3) 3-4 hours6019.7
4) 5-6 hours4213.8
5) 7 or more hours5618.4
Missing28 
TOTAL305100.0
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 hours9631.6
2) 1-2 hours8227.0
3) 3-4 hours5819.1
4) 5-6 hours278.9
5) 7 or more hours4113.5
Missing29 
TOTAL304100.0
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 hours16757.4
2) 1-2 hours6121.0
3) 3-4 hours3813.1
4) 5-6 hours93.1
5) 7 or more hours165.5
Missing42 
TOTAL291100.0
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 hours12541.8
2) 1-2 hours7525.1
3) 3-4 hours3612.0
4) 5-6 hours289.4
5) 7 or more hours3511.7
Missing34 
TOTAL299100.0
130) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? _________ years old. (BQ9ATAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32221.47819
131) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (BQ10DENM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist3310.3
2) Disciples of Christ72.2
3) Episcopal61.9
4) Lutheran154.7
5) Methodist5617.4
6) Presbyterian13040.5
7) Other Presbyterian30.9
8) Reformed51.6
9) Roman Catholic134.0
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)185.6
11) Non-Denominational41.2
12) None72.2
13) Other247.5
Missing12 
TOTAL321100.0
132) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BQ11READ)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily4313.4
2) Several times a week4614.4
3) Weekly3611.3
4) Several times a month4313.4
5) Once a month3410.6
6) Less than once a month8025.0
7) Never3811.9
Missing13 
TOTAL320100.0
133) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (BQ11PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily19559.8
2) Several times a week5817.8
3) Weekly134.0
4) Several times a month3611.0
5) Once a month82.5
6) Less than once a month103.1
7) Never61.8
Missing7 
TOTAL326100.0
134) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: attend Bible study or prayer group? (BQ11STDG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily10.3
2) Several times a week72.3
3) Weekly6922.7
4) Several times a month216.9
5) Once a month3411.2
6) Less than once a month4414.5
7) Never12842.1
Missing29 
TOTAL304100.0
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 daily309.7
2) Several times a week289.0
3) Weekly289.0
4) Several times a month3611.6
5) Once a month237.4
6) Less than once a month5618.1
7) Never10935.2
Missing23 
TOTAL310100.0
136) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read devotional materials or religious books? (BQ11DEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily4213.3
2) Several times a week3611.4
3) Weekly216.7
4) Several times a month5517.5
5) Once a month288.9
6) Less than once a month7624.1
7) Never5718.1
Missing18 
TOTAL315100.0
137) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: use the internet for religious or spiritual purposes? (BQ11WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily113.6
2) Several times a week134.2
3) Weekly196.1
4) Several times a month289.1
5) Once a month206.5
6) Less than once a month6220.1
7) Never15650.5
Missing24 
TOTAL309100.0
138) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: say grace before meals? (BQ11MEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily14043.3
2) Several times a week3711.5
3) Weekly103.1
4) Several times a month3310.2
5) Once a month247.4
6) Less than once a month5517.0
7) Never247.4
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
139) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ12THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative175.3
2) Conservative8225.4
3) Moderate14143.7
4) Liberal6319.5
5) Very liberal206.2
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
140) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (BQ13ACCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19961.2
2) No12638.8
Missing8 
TOTAL325100.0
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) Yes13442.3
2) No18357.7
Missing16 
TOTAL317100.0
142) [If 'yes'] How old were you when this happened? ______ years old. (BQ14CVYR)
TOTAL%
3) 310.8
7) 710.8
8) 832.3
9) Child53.8
10) 1086.2
11) 1164.6
12) 121511.5
13) 1386.2
14) Teenager86.2
15) 1553.8
16) 1696.9
17) 1764.6
18) 1832.3
19) 1943.1
20) 2053.8
21) 2110.8
22) 2232.3
24) 2410.8
26) 2610.8
27) 2732.3
28) 2810.8
30) 3064.6
32) 3221.5
33) 3321.5
34) 3410.8
35) 3510.8
36) 3610.8
38) 3810.8
39) 3910.8
40) 4021.5
41) 4143.1
42) 4210.8
43) 4321.5
48) 4810.8
50) 5021.5
51) 5110.8
53) 5310.8
54) 5410.8
63) 6310.8
65) 6510.8
68) 6810.8
Missing203 
TOTAL130100.0
143) In the past year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (BQ15INVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20863.8
2) No11836.2
Missing7 
TOTAL326100.0
144) [If 'yes'] How many people would you estimate you have invited in the past year? (BQ15INPP)
TOTAL%
1) 12914.6
2) 25829.3
3) 33819.2
4) 42512.6
5) 5178.6
6) 6126.1
7) 721.0
8) 831.5
10) 1084.0
15) 1510.5
20) 2021.0
97) A few-several21.0
99) Do not know10.5
Missing135 
TOTAL198100.0
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.4112.7
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.17855.1
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.9629.7
4) The Bible is not the word of God.82.5
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
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 agree21966.6
2) Agree6319.1
3) Not sure4212.8
4) Disagree41.2
5) Strongly disagree10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
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 agree15246.3
2) Agree6620.1
3) Not sure8425.6
4) Disagree195.8
5) Strongly disagree72.1
Missing5 
TOTAL328100.0
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 agree3510.8
2) Agree9128.2
3) Not sure8125.1
4) Disagree8024.8
5) Strongly disagree3611.1
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
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 agree3510.7
2) Agree9127.8
3) Not sure5717.4
4) Disagree7823.9
5) Strongly disagree6620.2
Missing6 
TOTAL327100.0
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 agree11334.5
2) Agree7222.0
3) Not sure6519.8
4) Disagree5115.5
5) Strongly disagree278.2
Missing5 
TOTAL328100.0
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 agree7924.2
2) Agree4714.4
3) Not sure7823.9
4) Disagree6118.7
5) Strongly disagree6118.7
Missing7 
TOTAL326100.0
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) Yes21164.5
2) No11635.5
Missing6 
TOTAL327100.0
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 issue12638.7
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order10833.1
3) Not sure9228.2
Missing7 
TOTAL326100.0
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, definitely9328.7
2) Yes, probably6921.3
3) Not sure319.6
4) No, probably not4814.8
5) No, definitely not8325.6
Missing9 
TOTAL324100.0
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, definitely9328.7
2) Yes, probably6319.4
3) Not sure299.0
4) No, probably not5115.7
5) No, definitely not8827.2
Missing9 
TOTAL324100.0
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, definitely7222.3
2) Yes, probably4413.6
3) Not sure4513.9
4) No, probably not3410.5
5) No, definitely not12839.6
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
157) What is your gender? (BQ21SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female20762.9
2) Male12237.1
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
158) What is your current age? _________ years old. (BQ22AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32861.94515
159) What is your current marital status? (BQ23MARS)
TOTAL%
1) Not married7823.7
2) Married25176.3
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
160) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (BQ23NMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31094.2
1) Checked195.8
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
161) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (BQ23WIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29188.4
1) Checked3811.6
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
162) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (BQ23DIVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30793.3
1) Checked226.7
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
163) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (BQ24PMWI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32598.8
1) Checked41.2
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
164) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (BQ24PMDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28686.9
1) Checked4313.1
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
165) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (BQ24NPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13039.5
1) Checked19960.5
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
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) Baptist3012.3
2) Disciples of Christ41.6
3) Episcopal72.9
4) Lutheran104.1
5) Methodist3614.8
6) Presbyterian Church7731.7
7) Other Presbyterian10.4
8) Reformed62.5
9) Roman Catholic2610.7
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)124.9
11) Non-Denominational20.8
12) None52.1
13) Other2711.1
Missing90 
TOTAL243100.0
167) Please list his/her current faith or denomination. (BQ25SREL)
TOTAL%
2) Disciples of Christ20.9
3) Episcopal10.5
4) Lutheran20.9
5) Methodist20.9
6) Presbyterian Church19487.4
9) Roman Catholic62.7
11) Non-Denominational10.5
12) None115.0
13) Other31.4
Missing111 
TOTAL222100.0
168) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at your congregation? (BQ26SSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Never93.7
2) Less than once a year72.9
3) About once-twice a year187.3
4) Several times a year187.3
5) About once a month135.3
6) 2-3 times a month3313.5
7) Nearly every week7831.8
8) Every week6928.2
Missing88 
TOTAL245100.0
169) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at another congregation? (BQ26SDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Never4245.7
2) Less than once a year1112.0
3) About once-twice a year1516.3
4) Several times a year1213.0
5) About once a month44.3
6) 2-3 times a month11.1
7) Nearly every week55.4
8) Every week22.2
Missing241 
TOTAL92100.0
170) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time. (BQ27FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22367.8
1) Checked10632.2
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
171) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time. (BQ27PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28686.9
1) Checked4313.1
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
172) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed. (BQ27SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30191.5
1) Checked288.5
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
173) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed. (BQ27UNEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32598.8
1) Checked41.2
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
174) Please indicate your employment status: retired. (BQ27RETI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17854.1
1) Checked15145.9
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
175) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker. (BQ27HMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29890.6
1) Checked319.4
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
176) Please indicate your employment status: student. (BQ27STUD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32297.9
1) Checked72.1
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
177) Please indicate your employment status: other. (BQ27OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32799.4
1) Checked20.6
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
178) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time. (BQ27SFUL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23069.9
1) Checked9930.1
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
179) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time. (BQ27SPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31395.1
1) Checked164.9
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
180) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: self-employed. (BQ27SSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30893.6
1) Checked216.4
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
181) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: unemployed. (BQ27SUNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32699.1
1) Checked30.9
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
182) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: retired. (BQ27SRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22468.1
1) Checked10531.9
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
183) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker. (BQ27SHMK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31395.1
1) Checked164.9
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
184) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: student. (BQ27SSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32899.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
185) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: other. (BQ27SOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32297.9
1) Checked72.1
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
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) 074.0
1) 121.1
2) 210.6
5) 531.7
8) 842.3
9) 910.6
10) 1052.8
12) 1210.6
15) 1510.6
16) 1610.6
18) 1810.6
20) 2084.5
24) 2463.4
25) 2563.4
30) 30105.6
32) 3210.6
35) 3542.3
36) 3610.6
40) 405631.6
42) 4221.1
45) 45158.5
46) 4610.6
47) 4710.6
48) 4810.6
49) 4910.6
50) 502313.0
53) 5310.6
55) 5531.7
58) 5810.6
60) 6063.4
64) 6410.6
65) 6510.6
99) It varies, do not know10.6
Missing156 
TOTAL177100.0
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) 1711.3
1) 10.7
2) 10.7
4) 10.7
8) 10.7
10) 21.3
12) 21.3
15) 21.3
18) 10.7
20) 85.3
25) 10.7
28) 10.7
30) 32.0
32) 21.3
35) 10.7
40) 5033.3
42) 42.7
45) 85.3
50) 2818.7
55) 32.0
60) 106.7
70) 10.7
75) 10.7
100) 10.7
Missing183 
TOTAL150100.0
188) How many children do you have? (BQ29CHLD)
TOTAL%
0) None3210.1
1) 14614.5
2) 213341.8
3) 36821.4
4) 4268.2
5) 582.5
6) 651.6
Missing15 
TOTAL318100.0
189) What is your highest level of education completed? (BQ30EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less51.5
2) High school diploma298.9
3) Some college but no degree5015.3
4) Associate degree164.9
5) Bachelor's degree8124.8
6) Some graduate work4112.6
7) Graduate degree10431.9
Missing7 
TOTAL326100.0
190) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ30SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less52.0
2) High school diploma249.5
3) Some college but no degree2911.5
4) Associate degree145.6
5) Bachelor degree7228.6
6) Some graduate work166.3
7) Graduate degree9236.5
Missing81 
TOTAL252100.0
191) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing. (BQ31INHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32498.5
1) Checked51.5
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
192) Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (BQ31NUHH)
TOTAL%
1) 4915.4
2) 18658.5
3) 4313.5
4) 3210.1
5) 82.5
Missing15 
TOTAL318100.0
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 alone5015.5
2) A single adult living with children123.7
3) A married couple with no kids17353.6
4) A married couple living with kids7322.6
5) Some other arrangement154.6
Missing10 
TOTAL323100.0
194) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ33PRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat11435.2
2) Independent5918.2
3) Republican14344.1
4) Other82.5
Missing9 
TOTAL324100.0
195) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ34PLED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26981.8
2) No5115.5
3) Do not know72.1
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards20.6
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
196) What is your race or origin: white? (BQ35WHIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked154.6
1) Checked31495.4
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
197) What is your race or origin: black? (BQ35BLAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32699.1
1) Checked30.9
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
198) What is your race or origin: Indian or Alaska native? (BQ35INDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32598.8
1) Checked41.2
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
199) What is your race or origin: Asian? (BQ35ASIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32398.2
1) Checked61.8
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
200) What is your race or origin: Hispanic? (BQ35HISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32799.4
1) Checked20.6
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
201) What is your race or origin: some other race? (BQ35ORAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32899.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
202) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (BQ36INC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000144.7
2) $20,000-$29,999217.0
3) $30,000-$39,999268.6
4) $40,000-$49,999196.3
5) $50,000-$59,999248.0
6) $60,000-$69,999186.0
7) $70,000-$79,999217.0
8) $80,000-$89,999206.6
9) $90,000-$99,999258.3
10) $100,000-$124,9993511.6
11) $125,000-$149,9993010.0
12) $150,000-$199,999144.7
13) $200,000-$249,999113.7
14) $250,000 or more237.6
Missing32 
TOTAL301100.0
203) Did you or other household family members contribute any money…to your congregation, in regular giving? (BQ37GICG)
TOTAL%
1) No92.8
2) Yes31397.2
Missing11 
TOTAL322100.0
204) [If 'yes' to 'regular giving'] How much? (BQ37CGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL27728635.567156755
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) No16456.2
2) Yes12843.8
Missing41 
TOTAL292100.0
206) [If 'yes' to a 'special capital campaign'] How much? (BQ37SCAM)
TOTAL%
20) 2010.9
25) 2510.9
40) 4010.9
50) 5043.8
100) 1001211.3
150) 15010.9
200) 200109.4
250) 25010.9
300) 30076.6
500) 5001211.3
600) 60021.9
750) 75010.9
800) 80010.9
900) 90010.9
1000) 1000109.4
1040) 104010.9
1100) 110010.9
1200) 120098.5
1300) 130010.9
1500) 150043.8
1560) 156010.9
1600) 160010.9
2000) 200021.9
3000) 300032.8
3500) 350010.9
3640) 364010.9
4000) 400010.9
5000) 500043.8
5500) 550021.9
6000) 600010.9
10000) 1000021.9
12000) 1200010.9
17000) 1700010.9
25000) 2500010.9
45000) 4500010.9
999999) Don't know21.9
Missing227 
TOTAL106100.0
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) No6622.1
2) Yes23377.9
Missing34 
TOTAL299100.0
208) [If 'yes' to a 'special appeal'] How much? (BQ37SAAM)
TOTAL%
0) None10.5
10) 1021.0
13) 1310.5
15) 1510.5
20) 2052.5
25) 2552.5
30) 3042.0
40) 4083.9
50) 502713.3
60) 6031.5
70) 7021.0
75) 7531.5
80) 8021.0
100) 1004321.2
125) 12510.5
150) 15052.5
200) 2003517.2
250) 25042.0
280) 28010.5
300) 30094.4
350) 35010.5
389) 38910.5
400) 40073.4
420) 42010.5
480) 48010.5
500) 50083.9
563) 56310.5
600) 60021.0
679) 67910.5
700) 70010.5
720) 72010.5
770) 77010.5
1000) 100042.0
1200) 120010.5
1440) 144010.5
2000) 200010.5
4841) 484110.5
5000) 500010.5
999999) Don't know63.0
Missing130 
TOTAL203100.0
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) No19164.7
2) Yes10435.3
Missing38 
TOTAL295100.0
210) [If 'yes' to 'PC(U.S.A)'] How much? (BQ37PCAM)
TOTAL%
0) None11.1
10) 1022.3
12) 1211.1
15) 1511.1
20) 2022.3
24) 2411.1
25) 251112.5
30) 3022.3
50) 501618.2
60) 6022.3
75) 7522.3
100) 1002528.4
150) 15011.1
200) 200910.2
300) 30011.1
400) 40022.3
500) 50011.1
1000) 100011.1
1355) 135511.1
3550) 355011.1
4000) 400011.1
8000) 800011.1
999999) Don't know33.4
Missing245 
TOTAL88100.0
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) No15352.8
2) Yes13747.2
Missing43 
TOTAL290100.0
212) [If 'yes' to 'other religious causes'] How much? (BQ37RCAM)
TOTAL%
20) 2032.7
25) 2576.3
50) 50119.8
87) 8710.9
100) 1001614.3
120) 12010.9
144) 14410.9
150) 15021.8
175) 17510.9
200) 2001412.5
230) 23010.9
250) 25021.8
300) 30032.7
350) 35010.9
400) 40010.9
475) 47510.9
500) 50098.0
600) 60021.8
687) 68710.9
700) 70010.9
750) 75010.9
800) 80010.9
870) 87010.9
900) 90010.9
960) 96010.9
1000) 100043.6
1200) 120010.9
1500) 150043.6
1600) 160010.9
1720) 172010.9
2000) 200010.9
2050) 205010.9
2500) 250021.8
4000) 400021.8
4100) 410010.9
4500) 450010.9
5000) 500010.9
6000) 600010.9
7000) 700010.9
8000) 800010.9
10000) 1000010.9
12200) 1220010.9
15000) 1500010.9
25000) 2500010.9
999999) Don't know10.9
Missing221 
TOTAL112100.0
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) No268.3
2) Yes28691.7
Missing21 
TOTAL312100.0
214) [If 'yes' to 'non-religious causes'] How much? (BQ37NRAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24738263.522187651
215) State (STATE)
216) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast4914.9
2) Midwest8726.4
3) South13240.1
4) West6118.5
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
217) Org Year (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3291875.109216
218) Totmem 08 (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL329735.538886
219) I-SEX: What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female20762.9
2) Male12237.1
Missing4 
TOTAL329100.0
220) I-AGE: What is your current age? _________ years old. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 15-29103.0
2) 30-44288.5
3) 45-599428.7
4) 60-7412136.9
5) 75-897522.9
Missing5 
TOTAL328100.0
221) I-EDUC: What is your highest level of education completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school or less3410.4
2) Some college but no degree5015.3
3) Associate degree164.9
4) Bachelor's degree8124.8
5) Some graduate work4112.6
6) Graduate degree10431.9
Missing7 
TOTAL326100.0
222) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat11435.2
2) Independent5918.2
3) Republican14344.1
4) Other82.5
Missing9 
TOTAL324100.0
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 $29,9993511.6
2) $30,000-$59,9996922.9
3) $60,000-$89,9995919.6
4) $90,000-$124,9996019.9
5) $125,000-$249,9995518.3
6) $250,000 or more237.6
Missing32 
TOTAL301100.0