Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2011 - Immigrant Ministries and Immigration Issues, Members and Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Is there at least one refugee or other immigrant (besides you, if applicable) who fits each of these categories? Please check one box in each row. The same person may fit more than one category: Is among my closest friends (q1a) (REIMCLFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12720.7
2) No43570.8
3) Not sure101.6
4) Not applicable426.8
Missing16 
TOTAL614100.0
2) Is there at least one refugee or other immigrant (besides you, if applicable) who fits each of these categories? Please check one box in each row. The same person may fit more than one category: Is employed at my workplace (q1b) (REIMEMWK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12921.1
2) No31751.9
3) Not sure203.3
4) Not applicable14523.7
Missing19 
TOTAL611100.0
3) Is there at least one refugee or other immigrant (besides you, if applicable) who fits each of these categories? Please check one box in each row. The same person may fit more than one category: Is a member of my immediate or extended family (q1c) (REIMFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9315.2
2) No47477.6
3) Not sure20.3
4) Not applicable426.9
Missing19 
TOTAL611100.0
4) Is there at least one refugee or other immigrant (besides you, if applicable) who fits each of these categories? Please check one box in each row. The same person may fit more than one category: Lives in my neighborhood (q1d) (REIMNEIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19231.3
2) No25942.2
3) Not sure13321.7
4) Not applicable304.9
Missing16 
TOTAL614100.0
5) Is there at least one refugee or other immigrant (besides you, if applicable) who fits each of these categories? Please check one box in each row. The same person may fit more than one category: Owns and operates a business I patronize (q1e) (REIMBUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23338.1
2) No19331.6
3) Not sure15625.5
4) Not applicable294.7
Missing19 
TOTAL611100.0
6) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary immigration and refugee issues: God created people in God's image (Genesis 1:26-27) (q2a) (GODIMAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important28846.8
2) Important21134.3
3) A little important498.0
4) Not important548.8
5) Not familiar/not sure142.3
Missing14 
TOTAL616100.0
7) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary immigration and refugee issues: God's creation of linguistic diversity and geographic diffusion in response to the building of the tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-8) (q2b) (GODBABEL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important599.7
2) Important16126.5
3) A little important13622.4
4) Not important17528.8
5) Not familiar/not sure7712.7
Missing22 
TOTAL608100.0
8) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary immigration and refugee issues: The Egyptian king's violent response to the expansion of the Israelite population in Egypt (Exodus 1) (q2c) (EGYPTKIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important406.6
2) Important13822.6
3) A little important13221.6
4) Not important21034.4
5) Not familiar/not sure9014.8
Missing20 
TOTAL610100.0
9) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary immigration and refugee issues: 'The alien who resides among you shall be to you as the citizen among you, you shall love the alien as yourself' (Leviticus 19:34) (q2d) (ALIENCIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14423.4
2) Important24139.1
3) A little important10517.0
4) Not important7211.7
5) Not familiar/not sure548.8
Missing14 
TOTAL616100.0
10) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary immigration and refugee issues: The flight of Joseph, Mary, and infant Jesus to Egypt (Matthew 2:13-23) (q2e) (FLIGHTEG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important13121.6
2) Important19432.0
3) A little important12220.1
4) Not important13622.4
5) Not familiar/not sure244.0
Missing23 
TOTAL607100.0
11) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary immigration and refugee issues: Respect for the laws of secular governments ('Render unto Caesar') (Matthew 22:15-22) (RESLAWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12119.9
2) Important24940.9
3) A little important11318.6
4) Not important8514.0
5) Not familiar/not sure416.7
Missing21 
TOTAL609100.0
12) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary immigration and refugee issues: God telling Peter to evangelize among both Jewish and non-Jewish people (Acts 11-12) (q2g) (GODPETER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20633.7
2) Important22136.1
3) A little important8614.1
4) Not important7412.1
5) Not familiar/not sure254.1
Missing18 
TOTAL612100.0
13) The flow of people into the United State from other countries in recent decades has made this country more culturally diverse. How would you rate the overall impact of this cultural diversification on the country? (q3) (RACULDUS)
TOTAL%
1) Positive17528.6
2) Somewhat positive19832.4
3) Neutral or not sure9515.5
4) Somewhat negative10917.8
5) Negative345.6
Missing19 
TOTAL611100.0
14) Would you approve or disapprove of the federal government creating a way to legalize the status of the undocumented immigrants who first came to the United States as children? (q4) (APGVLEIM)
TOTAL%
1) Approve33453.5
2) Neutral or not sure15024.0
3) Disapprove14022.4
Missing6 
TOTAL624100.0
15) In the past two years, several states have enacted laws that: (1) encourage state and local law enforcement officers to enforce federal immigration laws; (2) punish businesses that employ undocumented immigrants; and/or (3) punish people who aid undocumented immigrants. Do you personally approve or disapprove of each of the following elements of such laws? Encouraging state and local law enforcement officers to enforce federal immigration laws (q5a) (APLWENIM)
TOTAL%
1) Approve38862.5
2) Neutral or not sure14323.0
3) Disapprove9014.5
Missing9 
TOTAL621100.0
16) In the past two years, several states have enacted laws that: (1) encourage state and local law enforcement officers to enforce federal immigration laws; (2) punish businesses that employ undocumented immigrants; and/or (3) punish people who aid undocumented immigrants. Do you personally approve or disapprove of each of the following elements of such laws? Punishing businesses that employee undocumented immigrants (q5b) (APUNDOC)
TOTAL%
1) Approve35958.0
2) Neutral or not sure15324.7
3) Disapprove10717.3
Missing11 
TOTAL619100.0
17) In the past two years, several states have enacted laws that: (1) encourage state and local law enforcement officers to enforce federal immigration laws; (2) punish businesses that employ undocumented immigrants; and/or (3) punish people who aid undocumented immigrants. Do you personally approve or disapprove of each of the following elements of such laws? Punishing businesses that employ undocumented immigrants (q5c) (APPUNBUS)
TOTAL%
1) Approve21434.6
2) Neutral or not sure20032.4
3) Disapprove20433.0
Missing12 
TOTAL618100.0
18) In your opinion, how much is the presence of undocumented immigrants responsible for each of the following phenomena for U.S. society as a whole? Disrespect for the law (q6a) (UNIMREDS)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal12219.8
2) Some22336.2
3) Only a little12820.8
4) Not at all10216.6
5) Not sure416.7
Missing14 
TOTAL616100.0
19) In your opinion, how much is the presence of undocumented immigrants responsible for each of the following phenomena for U.S. society as a whole? High cost of public education (q6b) (UNIMREDU)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal16827.1
2) Some21835.1
3) Only a little12920.8
4) Not at all7612.2
5) Not sure304.8
Missing9 
TOTAL621100.0
20) In your opinion, how much is the presence of undocumented immigrants responsible for each of the following phenomena for U.S. society as a whole? Low wages (q6c) (UNIMLWWG)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8814.2
2) Some23838.4
3) Only a little14122.7
4) Not at all11218.1
5) Not sure416.6
Missing10 
TOTAL620100.0
21) In your opinion, how much is the presence of undocumented immigrants responsible for each of the following phenomena for U.S. society as a whole? Meeting U.S. needs for highly skilled workers (q6d) (UNIMSKIW)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal599.5
2) Some15925.6
3) Only a little17728.5
4) Not at all16426.5
5) Not sure619.8
Missing10 
TOTAL620100.0
22) In your opinion, how much is the presence of undocumented immigrants responsible for each of the following phenomena for U.S. society as a whole? Terrorism in the United States (q6e) (UNIMRTER)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal7211.7
2) Some13121.2
3) Only a little16226.3
4) Not at all19131.0
5) Not sure619.9
Missing13 
TOTAL617100.0
23) In your opinion, how much is the presence of undocumented immigrants responsible for each of the following phenomena for U.S. society as a whole? Unemployment (q6f) (UNIMUNEM)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8714.0
2) Some20232.4
3) Only a little17828.6
4) Not at all11618.6
5) Not sure406.4
Missing7 
TOTAL623100.0
24) In your opinion, how much is the presence of undocumented immigrants responsible for each of the following phenomena for U.S. society as a whole? Violent crime (q6g) (UNIMVLCR)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal8413.5
2) Some21434.5
3) Only a little17628.4
4) Not at all8613.9
5) Not sure609.7
Missing10 
TOTAL620100.0
25) In your opinion, how much is the presence of undocumented immigrants responsible for each of the following phenomena for U.S. society as a whole? Other (please specify) (q6h) (UNIMREOT)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal5343.8
2) Some1714.0
3) Only a little10.8
4) Not at all54.1
5) Not sure4537.2
Missing509 
TOTAL121100.0
26) In your opinion how important should ministry among each of the following groups of people be for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Homeless people (q7a) (IPCHMLS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25541.3
2) Important31150.3
3) A little important416.6
4) Not important20.3
5) Not sure91.5
Missing12 
TOTAL618100.0
27) In your opinion how important should ministry among each of the following groups of people be for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Undocumented Immigrants (q7b) (IPCUNDIM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important10917.7
2) Important22436.4
3) A little important14924.2
4) Not important7612.3
5) Not sure589.4
Missing14 
TOTAL616100.0
28) In your opinion how important should ministry among each of the following groups of people be for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Immigrants with documentation (q7c) (IMPWDOC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22636.5
2) Important30649.4
3) A little important619.8
4) Not important71.1
5) Not sure203.2
Missing10 
TOTAL620100.0
29) In your opinion how important should ministry among each of the following groups of people be for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? People addicted to alcohol or drugs (q7d) (IMPPAAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very important18229.4
2) Important31651.1
3) A little important8714.1
4) Not important162.6
5) Not sure172.8
Missing12 
TOTAL618100.0
30) In your opinion how important should ministry among each of the following groups of people be for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? People with disabilities (q7e) (IMPPDISA)
TOTAL%
1) Very important26542.9
2) Important29447.6
3) A little important447.1
4) Not important40.6
5) Not sure101.6
Missing13 
TOTAL617100.0
31) In your opinion how important should ministry among each of the following groups of people be for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Unchurched people (q7f) (IMPUNCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30549.1
2) Important25741.4
3) A little important477.6
4) Not important71.1
5) Not sure50.8
Missing9 
TOTAL621100.0
32) In your opinion how important should ministry among each of the following groups of people be for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Young adults (q7h) (IMPYNGAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38562.1
2) Important21033.9
3) A little important182.9
4) Not important30.5
5) Not sure40.6
Missing10 
TOTAL620100.0
33) In your opinion how important should ministry among each of the following groups of people be for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Youth (IMPYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important41166.8
2) Important18429.9
3) A little important132.1
4) Not important30.5
5) Not sure40.7
Missing15 
TOTAL615100.0
34) In your opinion how important should ministry among each of the following groups of people be for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Other (please specify) (q7i) (IMPMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important3240.5
2) Important1215.2
3) A little important45.1
4) Not important11.3
5) Not sure3038.0
Missing551 
TOTAL79100.0
35) Are you currently involved in each of the following ways with immigrants? Staff or volunteer at a legal clinic for immigrants (q8a) (CIWISTVL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes111.8
2) No60998.1
3) Not sure10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL621100.0
36) Are you currently involved in each of the following ways with immigrants? Staff or volunteer for an organization that helps enforce immigration laws (for example, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Minuteman Project) (q7b) (CIWISTVH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40.6
2) No61599.0
3) Not sure20.3
Missing9 
TOTAL621100.0
37) Are you currently involved in each of the following ways with immigrants? Parent of a child in an after-school program that includes immigrant children (q8c) (CIWIPRNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes172.8
2) No59796.6
3) Not sure40.6
Missing12 
TOTAL618100.0
38) Are you currently involved in each of the following ways with immigrants? Teacher, other staff, or volunteer in an after-school program that includes immigrant children (q8d) (CIWITSTV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes497.9
2) No56491.3
3) Not sure50.8
Missing12 
TOTAL618100.0
39) Are you currently involved in each of the following ways with immigrants? Participant in a Bible study that includes immigrants (q8e) (CIWIBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes447.1
2) No56390.5
3) Not sure152.4
Missing8 
TOTAL622100.0
40) Are you currently involved in each of the following ways with immigrants? Student in an English as a second language class (q8f) (CIWISESL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50.8
2) No61098.9
3) Not sure20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL617100.0
41) Are you currently involved in each of the following ways with immigrants? Teacher, other staff, or volunteer in an English as a second language class (q8g) (CIWIVOLU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes182.9
2) No59996.6
3) Not sure30.5
Missing10 
TOTAL620100.0
42) Are you currently involved in each of the following ways with immigrants? Other (please specify): (q8h) (CIWIOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3831.7
2) No6251.7
3) Not sure2016.7
Missing510 
TOTAL120100.0
43) Please check here and skip to LANGHOME if you are a minister of the Word and Sacrament who is not involved in a PC(USA) congregation or other PC(USA) worshiping community (such as a new church development or immigrant fellowship). (q8x) (CHMINNOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62999.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL630100.0
44) Is your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community involved in each of the following ministries intended as outreach with immigrants? After-school program that includes immigrant children (q9a) (IOIAFSCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8514.0
2) No42670.0
3) Don't know9816.1
Missing21 
TOTAL609100.0
45) Is your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community involved in each of the following ministries intended as outreach with immigrants? Bible study that includes immigrants (q9b) (IOIBIBST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12720.8
2) No36760.2
3) Don't know11619.0
Missing20 
TOTAL610100.0
46) Is your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community involved in each of the following ministries intended as outreach with immigrants? English as a second language in a class that includes immigrants (q9c) (IOIEASL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes579.3
2) No47477.7
3) Don't know7913.0
Missing20 
TOTAL610100.0
47) Is your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community involved in each of the following ministries intended as outreach with immigrants? Legal clinic for immigrants (q9d) (IOILCFI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes183.0
2) No50282.7
3) Don't know8714.3
Missing23 
TOTAL607100.0
48) Is your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community involved in each of the following ministries intended as outreach with immigrants? Special worship service that includes immigrants (q9e) (IOISWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8914.7
2) No45174.3
3) Don't know6711.0
Missing23 
TOTAL607100.0
49) Is your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community involved in each of the following ministries intended as outreach with immigrants? Other (please specify): (q9f) (IOIOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3033.0
2) No3740.7
3) Don't know2426.4
Missing539 
TOTAL91100.0
50) How many of the people in your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community are immigrants? (q10) (NUMIMGR)
TOTAL%
1) Most or all40.7
2) Some9615.7
3) A few or none39364.1
4) Not sure12019.6
Missing17 
TOTAL613100.0
51) What language is used in the activities of your congregation or Presbyterian worshiping community? (q11) (LANGUSED)
TOTAL%
1) English or mostly English in all activities58595.4
2) English or mostly English in some activities, but another language or mostly another language in others223.6
3) An equal mix of English and another language40.7
4) Another language or mostly another language20.3
Missing17 
TOTAL613100.0
52) What language is used in the activities of your congregation or Presbyterian worshiping community? [If use of any language other than English,] What other language(s)? (q11a) (LANSPCY1)
TOTAL%
1) Korean621.4
2) Spanish1450.0
3) Other828.6
Missing602 
TOTAL28100.0
53) What language is used in the activities of your congregation or Presbyterian worshiping community? [If use of any language other than English,] What other language(s)? (q11b) (LANSPCY2)
TOTAL%
2) Spanish150.0
3) Other150.0
Missing628 
TOTAL2100.0
54) What language is used in the activities of your congregation or Presbyterian worshiping community? [If use of any language other than English,] What other language(s)? (q11c) (LANSPCY3)
TOTAL%
3) Other1100.0
Missing629 
TOTAL1100.0
55) Does your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community share facilities with at least one other Presbyterian congregation or worshiping community? (q12) (CNSHFACL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10417.0
2) No (Please skip to FRPALPC)46275.5
3) Don't know (Please skip to FRPALPC)467.5
Missing18 
TOTAL612100.0
56) Does your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community share facilities with at least one other Presbyterian congregation or worshiping community? [If 'yes,'] How many other Presbyterian congregations/worshiping communities share the facilities? (q12a) (YESHWMY)
TOTAL%
0) None11.0
1) One7878.8
2) Two1818.2
3) Three22.0
Missing531 
TOTAL99100.0
57) Does your congregation or other Presbyterian worshiping community share facilities with at least one other Presbyterian congregation or worshiping community? [If 'yes,'] Of the Presbyterian congregations/worshiping communities, how many are new church developments (NCDs)? (q12b) (NWCHDEVE)
TOTAL%
0) None3247.8
1) One3247.8
2) Two34.5
Missing563 
TOTAL67100.0
58) Do any of the Presbyterian congregations or worshiping communities that share facilities, including your own, pay rent to use the facilities? (q13 (PYRTFACI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4038.1
2) No (Please skip to PLSHFAIM)3937.1
3) Don't know (Please skip to PLSHFAIM)2624.8
Missing525 
TOTAL105100.0
59) Which congregation or worshiping community pays rent? (q14) (CONPAYR)
TOTAL%
1) My congregation or worshiping community pays rent to another congregation or worshiping community12.5
2) Another congregation or worshiping community pays rent to my congregation or worshiping community3895.0
3) Other (please specify):12.5
Missing590 
TOTAL40100.0
60) How many of the people in the other Presbyterian congregation or worshiping community with which your congregation or worshiping community shares facilities are immigrants? (If there is more than one other faith community sharing facilities with yours, respond about the other one that uses the facilities most.) (q15) (PLSHFAIM)
TOTAL%
1) Most or all4543.7
2) Some2322.3
3) A few or none76.8
4) Not sure2827.2
Missing527 
TOTAL103100.0
61) Is your congregation or worshiping community involved in a formal partnership with another local Presbyterian congregation or worshiping community? (Include space-renting/sharing relationships only if you consider them to be partnerships. If there is more than one such partnership, respond about the most active one.) (q16) (FRPALPC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and it includes sharing facilities (with or without paying rent)559.0
2) Yes, and it does not include sharing facilities477.7
3) No (Please skip to LANGHOME)42970.2
4) Not sure (Please skip to LANGHOME)8013.1
Missing19 
TOTAL611100.0
62) Is your congregation or worshiping community involved in a formal partnership with another local Presbyterian congregation or worshiping community? (Include space-renting/sharing relationships only if you consider them to be partnerships. If there is more than one such partnership, respond about the most active one.) (q16a) (NUMFORP)
TOTAL%
0) None33.4
1) One5967.8
2) Two1112.6
3) Three66.9
4) Four11.1
5) Five22.3
6) Six11.1
8) Eight11.1
10) Ten11.1
11) Eleven11.1
99) Do not know11.1
Missing543 
TOTAL87100.0
63) How many of the people in the partnet congregation or worshiping community are immigrants? (If there are more than two faith communities in the partnership, respond to the most involved other partner.) (q17) (HWMPLIM)
TOTAL%
1) Most or all2624.1
2) Some1816.7
3) A few or none (Please skip to PLSHFAIM)2725.0
4) Not sure (Please skip to PLSHFAIM)3734.3
Missing522 
TOTAL108100.0
64) Is each of the following true about the congregations or worshiping communities involved in the partnership? Money received in offerings from each goes into the same budget (q18a) (INPTSABG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49.3
2) No3376.7
3) Not sure614.0
Missing587 
TOTAL43100.0
65) Is each of the following true about the congregations or worshiping communities involved in the partnership? Participants in each are members of the same PC(USA) congregation (q18b) (INPTPCUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes818.6
2) No2762.8
3) Not sure818.6
Missing587 
TOTAL43100.0
66) Is each of the following true about the congregations or worshiping communities involved in the partnership? People from the same pastoral staff lead each community (q18c) (INPTPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes511.6
2) No3479.1
3) Not sure49.3
Missing587 
TOTAL43100.0
67) Is each of the following true about the congregations or worshiping communities involved in the partnership? They have shared activities (q18d) (INPTSHAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2559.5
2) No1126.2
3) Not sure614.3
Missing588 
TOTAL42100.0
68) Which statement best characterizes the relationship between the parent congregations or worshiping communities? (Please check only one) (q19) (REPTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) My congregation or worshiping community is the leading partner1741.5
2) The congregations or worshiping communities share equally in decision making1024.4
3) Another congregation or worshiping community is the leading partner24.9
4) Other (please specify)49.8
5) Not sure819.5
Missing589 
TOTAL41100.0
69) What language do you speak at home? (q20) (LANGHOME)
TOTAL%
1) English59996.3
2) Mostly English but some use of another language(s)193.1
3) Mostly another language(s) but some English30.5
4) Another language(s)10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL622100.0
70) [If use any language other than English,] What language(s)? (q20a) (OTLNGHM)
TOTAL%
1) Korean14.2
2) Spanish833.3
3) Other1562.5
Missing606 
TOTAL24100.0
71) [If use any language other than English,] What language(s)? (q20b) (OTLNGHM2)
TOTAL%
2) Spanish133.3
3) Other266.7
Missing627 
TOTAL3100.0
72) Is or was each of the following people an immigrant? Your father (q21a) (IMMGFATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes325.2
2) No57993.8
3) Don't know20.3
4) Not applicable40.6
Missing13 
TOTAL617100.0
73) Is or was each of the following people an immigrant? Your mother (q21b) (IMMGMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes335.4
2) No57793.8
3) Don't know10.2
4) Not applicable40.7
Missing15 
TOTAL615100.0
74) Is or was each of the following people an immigrant? Your spouse (q21c) (IMMGSPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes223.6
2) No56692.8
4) Not applicable223.6
Missing20 
TOTAL610100.0
75) Are you a U.S. citizen? (q22) (USCITIZN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I was born a U.S. citizen60798.1
2) Yes, but I was not born a U.S. citizen61.0
3) No61.0
Missing11 
TOTAL619100.0
76) Code Survey Number (CODESURV)
77) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members25540.5
2) Elders37559.5
TOTAL630100.0
78) Survey Form (SRVYFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper37759.8
2) Web25340.2
TOTAL630100.0
79) Checked (CHECKED)
TOTAL%
1) 537100.0
Missing93 
TOTAL537100.0
80) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (BQ1YRSME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL62222.81716
81) How far do you live from your congregation? (BQ2MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile497.9
1) 18714.1
2) 28714.1
3) 38513.8
4) 4477.6
5) 56811.0
6) 6325.2
7) 7254.0
8) 8264.2
9) 950.8
10) 10447.1
11) 1140.6
12) 12111.8
13) 1340.6
14) 1440.6
15) 1561.0
16) 1620.3
17) 1710.2
18) 1820.3
19) 1910.2
20) 2091.5
23) 2310.2
25) 2550.8
27) 2710.2
30) 3030.5
35) 3530.5
40) 4010.2
50) 5010.2
60) 6010.2
100) 10010.2
1150) 115010.2
4000) 400010.2
Missing12 
TOTAL618100.0
82) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (BQ3NMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5841337.0842792
83) Have you ever been ordained an elder in a Presbyterian church? (BQ4ELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48277.4
2) No14122.6
Missing7 
TOTAL623100.0
84) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on session? (BQ4ELDSV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35869.1
2) No16030.9
Missing112 
TOTAL518100.0
85) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in a Presbyterian Church? (BQ5DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22937.0
2) No39063.0
Missing11 
TOTAL619100.0
86) [If 'yes'] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (BQ5DEACS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes226.7
2) No30493.3
Missing304 
TOTAL326100.0
87) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: chair of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6CHRCO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41766.7
1) Checked20833.3
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
88) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of congregational committee or task force? (BQ6COCOM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38561.6
1) Checked24038.4
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
89) 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 checked57892.5
1) Checked477.5
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
90) 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 checked55889.3
1) Checked6710.7
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
91) 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 checked46474.2
1) Checked16125.8
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
92) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: organist or choir director? (BQ6ORGST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61297.9
1) Checked132.1
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
93) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: member of choir? (BQ6CHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49879.7
1) Checked12720.3
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
94) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: church school or Sunday school teacher/leader? (BQ6CHTEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48777.9
1) Checked13822.1
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
95) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church: other? (BQ6OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51382.1
1) Checked11217.9
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
96) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (BQ7ATTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Never30.5
2) Less than once a year10.2
3) Once or twice a year50.8
4) Several times year121.9
5) Once a month172.7
6) Two to three times a month7812.5
7) Nearly every week29547.4
8) Every week21234.0
Missing7 
TOTAL623100.0
97) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you...attended programs or events at your church (besides worship)? (BQ8ATHRS)
TOTAL%
1) Zero hours8414.0
2) One to two hours14223.6
3) Three to four hours13422.3
4) Five to six hours9315.4
5) Seven or more hours14924.8
Missing28 
TOTAL602100.0
98) 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) Zero hours10117.0
2) One to two hours14023.6
3) Three to four hours13622.9
4) Five to six hours8013.5
5) Seven or more hours13622.9
Missing37 
TOTAL593100.0
99) 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) Zero hours29853.5
2) One to two hours12221.9
3) Three to four hours6712.0
4) Five to six hours213.8
5) Seven or more hours498.8
Missing73 
TOTAL557100.0
100) 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) Zero hours21536.9
2) One to two hours16828.8
3) Three to four hours7112.2
4) Five to six hours488.2
5) Seven or more hours8113.9
Missing47 
TOTAL583100.0
101) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? (BQ9ATAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL61719.9419
102) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (BQ10DENM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist579.3
2) Disciples of Christ111.8
3) Episcopal111.8
4) Lutheran223.6
5) Methodist8714.1
6) Presbyterian27745.0
7) Other Presbyterian40.6
8) Reformed132.1
9) Roman Catholic365.8
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)315.0
11) Non-denominational101.6
12) None152.4
13) Other426.8
Missing14 
TOTAL616100.0
103) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BQ11READ)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily9315.3
2) Several times a week10617.4
3) Weekly8413.8
4) Several times a month8413.8
5) Once a month6510.7
6) Less than once a month12821.1
7) Never487.9
Missing22 
TOTAL608100.0
104) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (BQ11PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily38963.5
2) Several times a week11118.1
3) Weekly304.9
4) Several times a month457.3
5) Once a month101.6
6) Less than once a month182.9
7) Never101.6
Missing17 
TOTAL613100.0
105) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: attend Bible study or prayer group? (BQ11STDG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily61.0
2) Several times a week132.3
3) Weekly14124.4
4) Several times a month447.6
5) Once a month7312.7
6) Less than once a month9015.6
7) Never21036.4
Missing53 
TOTAL577100.0
106) 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 daily539.0
2) Several times a week549.2
3) Weekly6310.7
4) Several times a month6811.6
5) Once a month478.0
6) Less than once a month12020.4
7) Never18331.1
Missing42 
TOTAL588100.0
107) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read devotional materials or religious books? (BQ11DEVO)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily9615.9
2) Several times a week6110.1
3) Weekly599.8
4) Several times a month10317.0
5) Once a month6510.7
6) Less than once a month14824.5
7) Never7312.1
Missing25 
TOTAL605100.0
108) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: use the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes? (BQ11WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily254.3
2) Several times a week294.9
3) Weekly254.3
4) Several times a month6410.9
5) Once a month488.2
6) Less than once a month13122.3
7) Never26545.1
Missing43 
TOTAL587100.0
109) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: say grace before meals? (BQ11MEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily27544.8
2) Several times a week6510.6
3) Weekly274.4
4) Several times a month7812.7
5) Once a month365.9
6) Less than once a month8714.2
7) Never467.5
Missing16 
TOTAL614100.0
110) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ12THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative355.7
2) Conservative17728.6
3) Moderate24139.0
4) Liberal12520.2
5) Very liberal406.5
Missing12 
TOTAL618100.0
111) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (BQ13ACCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40064.7
2) No21835.3
Missing12 
TOTAL618100.0
112) 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) Yes25742.1
2) No35457.9
Missing19 
TOTAL611100.0
113) [If 'yes'] How old were you when this happened? (BQ14CVYR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25222.59915
114) In the past year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (BQ15INVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44071.4
2) No17628.6
Missing14 
TOTAL616100.0
115) [If 'yes'] How many people would you estimate you have invited in the past year? (BQ15INPP)
TOTAL%
1) 14410.5
2) 211327.0
3) 37016.7
4) 46214.8
5) 54410.5
6) 6327.6
7) 761.4
8) 861.4
9) 910.2
10) 10225.3
11) 1110.2
12) 1220.5
14) 1410.2
15) 1520.5
19) 1910.2
20) 2061.4
45) 4510.2
97) A few-several30.7
99) Do not know20.5
Missing211 
TOTAL419100.0
116) 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.7412.0
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.32853.3
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.19732.0
4) The Bible is not the word of God.162.6
Missing15 
TOTAL615100.0
117) 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 agree41867.2
2) Agree12219.6
3) Not sure7211.6
4) Disagree71.1
5) Strongly disagree30.5
Missing8 
TOTAL622100.0
118) 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 agree30549.0
2) Agree13121.0
3) Not sure14022.5
4) Disagree325.1
5) Strongly disagree152.4
Missing7 
TOTAL623100.0
119) 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 agree548.8
2) Agree13922.5
3) Not sure12720.6
4) Disagree23137.4
5) Strongly disagree6610.7
Missing13 
TOTAL617100.0
120) 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 agree518.2
2) Agree15124.4
3) Not sure12119.5
4) Disagree17428.1
5) Strongly disagree12319.8
Missing10 
TOTAL620100.0
121) 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 agree23137.3
2) Agree14323.1
3) Not sure11819.0
4) Disagree9014.5
5) Strongly disagree386.1
Missing10 
TOTAL620100.0
122) 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 agree14022.5
2) Agree10116.3
3) Not sure15525.0
4) Disagree13421.6
5) Strongly disagree9114.7
Missing9 
TOTAL621100.0
123) 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) Yes45874.0
2) No16126.0
Missing11 
TOTAL619100.0
124) 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 issue27544.6
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order19631.8
3) Not sure14523.5
Missing14 
TOTAL616100.0
125) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: deacon? (BQ20HOMD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely15925.7
2) Yes, probably14223.0
3) Not sure6510.5
4) No, probably not7912.8
5) No, definitely not17328.0
Missing12 
TOTAL618100.0
126) 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, definitely15925.8
2) Yes, probably13221.4
3) Not sure619.9
4) No, probably not8513.8
5) No, definitely not18029.2
Missing13 
TOTAL617100.0
127) 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, definitely13021.1
2) Yes, probably7912.8
3) Not sure7712.5
4) No, probably not8013.0
5) No, definitely not25140.7
Missing13 
TOTAL617100.0
128) What is your gender? (BQ21SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female35356.6
2) Male27143.4
Missing6 
TOTAL624100.0
129) What is your current age? (BQ22AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL62261.74813
130) What is your current marital status? (BQ23MARS)
TOTAL%
1) Not married11919.1
2) Married50580.9
Missing6 
TOTAL624100.0
131) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (BQ23NMAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59495.0
1) Checked315.0
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
132) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (BQ23WIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56890.9
1) Checked579.1
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
133) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (BQ23DIVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58693.8
1) Checked396.2
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
134) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (BQ24PMWI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60296.3
1) Checked233.7
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
135) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (BQ24PMDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53185.0
1) Checked9415.0
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
136) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (BQ24NPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24238.7
1) Checked38361.3
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
137) 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) Baptist7314.7
2) Disciples of Christ112.2
3) Episcopal173.4
4) Lutheran295.8
5) United Methodist8416.9
6) Presbyterian Church13627.3
7) Other Presbyterian20.4
8) Reformed132.6
9) Roman Catholic5210.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)204.0
11) Non-denominational30.6
12) None204.0
13) Other387.6
Missing132 
TOTAL498100.0
138) Please list his/her current faith or denomination. (BQ25SREL)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
2) Disciples of Christ20.4
3) Episcopal30.7
4) Lutheran30.7
5) United Methodist40.9
6) Presbyterian Church39786.7
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic112.4
10) United Church of Christ40.9
11) Non-denominational20.4
12) None255.5
13) Other51.1
Missing172 
TOTAL458100.0
139) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at your congregation? (BQ26SSAM)
TOTAL%
1) Never193.9
2) Less than once a year112.2
3) About once or twice a year234.7
4) Several times a year377.6
5) About once a month204.1
6) Two to three times a month6413.1
7) Nearly every week17736.1
8) Every week13928.4
Missing140 
TOTAL490100.0
140) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at another congregation? (BQ26SDIF)
TOTAL%
1) Never9244.0
2) Less than once a year2311.0
3) About once or twice a year4521.5
4) Several times a year2913.9
5) About once a month41.9
6) Two to three times a month41.9
7) Nearly every week62.9
8) Every week62.9
Missing421 
TOTAL209100.0
141) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time. (BQ27FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40765.1
1) Checked21834.9
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
142) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time. (BQ27PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55188.2
1) Checked7411.8
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
143) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed. (BQ27SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55889.3
1) Checked6710.7
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
144) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed. (BQ27UNEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61498.2
1) Checked111.8
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
145) Please indicate your employment status: retired. (BQ27RETI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34755.5
1) Checked27844.5
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
146) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker. (BQ27HMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57491.8
1) Checked518.2
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
147) Please indicate your employment status: student. (BQ27STUD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61798.7
1) Checked81.3
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
148) Please indicate your employment status: other. (BQ27OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62199.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
149) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time. (BQ27SFUL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44170.6
1) Checked18429.4
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
150) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time. (BQ27SPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57091.2
1) Checked558.8
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
151) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: self-employed. (BQ27SSLF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57892.5
1) Checked477.5
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
152) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: unemployed. (BQ27SUNE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62099.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
153) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: retired. (BQ27SRET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43169.0
1) Checked19431.0
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
154) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker. (BQ27SHMK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58193.0
1) Checked447.0
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
155) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: student. (BQ27SSTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62199.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
156) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: other. (BQ27SOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61698.6
1) Checked91.4
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
157) 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) 0113.2
1) 120.6
2) 210.3
4) 410.3
5) 530.9
6) 610.3
7) 710.3
8) 872.0
9) 910.3
10) 1072.0
12) 1230.9
15) 1530.9
16) 1620.6
18) 1810.3
20) 20246.9
24) 2461.7
25) 2572.0
30) 30195.4
31) 3110.3
32) 3251.4
35) 3582.3
36) 3620.6
38) 3820.6
40) 4010429.8
42) 4251.4
43) 4320.6
44) 4420.6
45) 45246.9
46) 4641.1
47) 4730.9
48) 4820.6
49) 4910.3
50) 505114.6
53) 5310.3
55) 5541.1
58) 5841.1
60) 60144.0
65) 6541.1
70) 7020.6
80) 8010.3
99) It varies/Do not know20.6
100) 10010.3
Missing281 
TOTAL349100.0
158) 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) 0144.7
4) 431.0
5) 531.0
6) 610.3
8) 831.0
10) 1051.7
12) 1231.0
14) 1420.7
15) 1582.7
18) 1810.3
20) 20217.1
24) 2441.4
25) 2562.0
28) 2820.7
30) 30103.4
32) 3220.7
34) 3410.3
35) 3572.4
36) 3620.7
38) 3810.3
40) 409030.5
42) 4262.0
43) 4310.3
45) 45175.8
48) 4862.0
50) 504414.9
55) 5593.1
60) 60144.7
65) 6520.7
70) 7031.0
75) 7510.3
80) 8010.3
99) It varies/Do not know10.3
100) 10010.3
Missing335 
TOTAL295100.0
159) How many children do you have? (BQ29CHLD)
TOTAL%
0) None6410.5
1) One7412.2
2) Two25141.3
3) Three14223.4
4) Four569.2
5) Five132.1
6) Six71.2
7) Seven10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL608100.0
160) What is your highest level of education completed? (BQ30EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less40.6
2) High school diploma599.5
3) Some college but no degree8914.3
4) Associate degree345.5
5) Bachelor's degree14423.2
6) Some graduate work7211.6
7) Graduate degree21935.3
Missing9 
TOTAL621100.0
161) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ30SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less112.2
2) High school diploma5811.5
3) Some college but no degree8316.5
4) Associate degree285.6
5) Bachelor's degree13727.2
6) Some graduate work306.0
7) Graduate degree15731.2
Missing126 
TOTAL504100.0
162) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing. (BQ31INHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62199.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
163) Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (BQ31NUHH)
TOTAL%
1) One9415.2
2) Two36459.0
3) Three8313.5
4) Four538.6
5) Five193.1
6) Six20.3
7) Seven20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL617100.0
164) 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 alone9214.9
2) A single adult living with children121.9
3) A married couple with no kids34556.0
4) A married couple living with kids13922.6
5) Some other arrangement284.5
Missing14 
TOTAL616100.0
165) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ33PRTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat21534.9
2) Independent11819.2
3) Republican27144.0
4) Other121.9
Missing14 
TOTAL616100.0
166) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ34PLED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52584.5
2) No8914.3
3) Do not know61.0
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL621100.0
167) What is your race or origin: white? (BQ35WHIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked335.3
1) Checked59294.7
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
168) What is your race or origin: black? (BQ35BLAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61398.1
1) Checked121.9
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
169) What is your race or origin: Indian or Alaska native? (BQ35INDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61999.0
1) Checked61.0
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
170) What is your race or origin: Asian? (BQ35ASIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61698.6
1) Checked91.4
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
171) What is your race or origin: Hispanic? (BQ35HISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61999.0
1) Checked61.0
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
172) What is your race or origin: some other race? (BQ35ORAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62499.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
173) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (BQ36INC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000111.9
2) $20,000-$29,999376.4
3) $30,000-$39,999406.9
4) $40,000-$49,999366.3
5) $50,000-$59,999478.2
6) $60,000-$69,999447.6
7) $70,000-$79,9996210.8
8) $80,000-$89,999396.8
9) $90,000-$99,999569.7
10) $100,000-$124,9997813.5
11) $125,000-$149,999417.1
12) $150,000-$199,999234.0
13) $200,000-$249,999254.3
14) $250,000 or more376.4
Missing54 
TOTAL576100.0
174) Did you or other household family members contribute any money to your congregation, in regular giving? (BQ37GICG)
TOTAL%
1) No111.8
2) Yes60398.2
Missing16 
TOTAL614100.0
175) [If 'yes' to 'regular giving'] How much? (BQ37CGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL54115073.961104553
176) 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) No28148.7
2) Yes29651.3
Missing53 
TOTAL577100.0
177) [If 'yes' to a 'special capital campaign'] How much? (BQ37SCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2619904.9587329
178) 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) No8614.5
2) Yes50685.5
Missing38 
TOTAL592100.0
179) [If 'yes' to a 'special appeal'] How much? (BQ37SAAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46119780.655138468
180) 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) No36964.9
2) Yes20035.1
Missing61 
TOTAL569100.0
181) [If 'yes' to 'PC(USA)'] How much? (BQ37PCAM)
TOTAL%
0) None10.6
5) 510.6
10) 1052.9
12) 1210.6
15) 1521.2
20) 20137.6
24) 2410.6
25) 25179.9
30) 3010.6
40) 4042.3
48) 4810.6
50) 502615.2
55) 5510.6
60) 6042.3
75) 7521.2
100) 1004325.1
110) 11010.6
120) 12010.6
150) 15010.6
200) 2001810.5
250) 25031.8
275) 27510.6
300) 30042.3
360) 36010.6
500) 50042.3
900) 90010.6
1000) 100031.8
1355) 135510.6
1500) 150010.6
2300) 230010.6
8000) 800010.6
38000) 3800010.6
999999) Don't know52.9
Missing459 
TOTAL171100.0
182) 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) No30453.4
2) Yes26546.6
Missing61 
TOTAL569100.0
183) [If 'yes' to 'other religious causes'] How much? (BQ37RCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2345031.80365352
184) 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) No457.5
2) Yes55892.5
Missing27 
TOTAL603100.0
185) [If 'yes' to 'non-religious causes'] How much? (BQ37NRAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50619310.067132166
186) State (STATE)
187) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast10817.3
2) Midwest15725.1
3) South25841.3
4) West10216.3
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
188) ORGYEAR (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6251871.424235
189) TOTMEM08 (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL625511.91595
190) Metro (METRO)
TOTAL%
0) 7212.3
1) 51487.7
Missing44 
TOTAL586100.0
191) Micro (MICRO)
TOTAL%
0) 51487.7
1) 7212.3
Missing44 
TOTAL586100.0
192) Metmic Community Classification (METMICC)
TOTAL%
1) Metropolitan51482.2
2) Micropolitan7211.5
3) Neither396.2
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0
193) I-GENDER: What is your gender? (For use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female35356.6
2) Male27143.4
Missing6 
TOTAL624100.0
194) I-AGE: What is your current age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
3) Less than 44528.4
4) 45 to 5412019.3
5) 55 to 6418529.7
6) 65 and older26542.6
Missing8 
TOTAL622100.0
195) I-MARITAL: What is your current marital status? (For use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Not married11919.1
2) Married50580.9
Missing6 
TOTAL624100.0
196) I-EDUC: What is your highest level of education completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Less than high school or high school diploma15224.5
3) Associate degree345.5
4) Bachelor's degree21634.8
5) Graduate degree21935.3
Missing9 
TOTAL621100.0
197) 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) Democrat21535.6
2) Independent11819.5
3) Republican27144.9
Missing26 
TOTAL604100.0
198) I-FINCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-FINCOME)
TOTAL%
2) Less than $49,99912421.5
3) $50,000-$79,99915326.6
4) $80,000-$124,99917330.0
5) $125,000 or more12621.9
Missing54 
TOTAL576100.0
199) I-REGION: Region (For use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast10817.3
2) Midwest15725.1
3) South25841.3
4) West10216.3
Missing5 
TOTAL625100.0