Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2011 - The Bible, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Have you read the Bible during the past 12 months? (q1) (RDBBL12M)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60999.3
2) No30.5
3) Do not remember10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
2) If yes, in what format did you most recently read the Bible? (q1a) (YESFRMT)
TOTAL%
1) Printed Bible45675.0
2) Desktop or laptop computer8514.0
3) Tablet computer172.8
4) Smartphone406.6
5) Other101.6
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
3) Check here if you do not remember from which book (q1bx) (CKDNTREM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59095.5
1) Checked284.5
TOTAL618100.0
4) From which book of the Bible did you read most recently? (q1b) (BKBLRDRE)
TOTAL%
1) Genesis112.3
2) Exodus30.6
3) Leviticus10.2
4) Numbers10.2
5) Deuteronomy20.4
6) Joshua10.2
7) Judges20.4
8) Ruth30.6
9) 1 Samuel40.8
10) 2 Samuel20.4
11) 1 Kings20.4
13) 1 Chronicles10.2
18) Job51.0
19) Psalms8116.9
20) Proverbs20.4
21) Ecclesiastes51.0
23) Isaiah5511.5
24) Jeremiah40.8
26) Ezekial20.4
27) Daniel20.4
28) Hosea10.2
30) Amos40.8
32) Jonah10.2
35) Habakkuk10.2
39) Malachi20.4
40) Matthew408.4
41) Mark285.9
42) Luke479.8
43) John306.3
44) Acts122.5
45) Romans122.5
46) 1 Corinthians40.8
47) 2 Corinthians10.2
48) Galatians30.6
49) Ephesians61.3
50) Philippians71.5
51) Colossians10.2
52) 1 Thessalonians40.8
54) 1 Timothy10.2
55) 2 Timothy10.2
58) Hebrews20.4
59) James61.3
60) 1 Peter30.6
61) 2 Peter40.8
62) 1 John20.4
63) 2 John10.2
64) 3 John10.2
66) Revelation132.7
67) Various357.3
69) Other163.3
Missing140 
TOTAL478100.0
5) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Listening to the Bible read in worship (q2a) (HELPLSWR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important22336.7
2) Important21435.2
3) A little important13321.9
4) Not important243.9
5) Not applicable142.3
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
6) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Listening to sermons (q2b) (HELPSERM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important21435.5
2) Important24540.7
3) A little important9615.9
4) Not important183.0
5) Not applicable284.7
6) Not sure10.2
Missing16 
TOTAL602100.0
7) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Participating in a church school class (q2c) (HELPCLAS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19632.5
2) Important24240.1
3) A little important8313.8
4) Not important233.8
5) Not applicable579.5
6) Not sure20.3
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
8) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Preparing sermons (q2d) (HELPPRSM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important48580.6
2) Important9515.8
3) A little important71.2
4) Not important20.3
5) Not applicable122.0
6) Not sure10.2
Missing16 
TOTAL602100.0
9) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Reading the Bible on your own (q2e) (HELPREAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38764.1
2) Important18530.6
3) A little important264.3
4) Not important30.5
5) Not applicable30.5
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
10) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Taking a college or seminary class (q2f) (HELPCLSM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important31652.3
2) Important16527.3
3) A little important427.0
4) Not important254.1
5) Not applicable559.1
6) Not sure10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
11) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Teaching a church school class (q2g) (HELPTEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important41267.9
2) Important15425.4
3) A little important172.8
4) Not important81.3
5) Not applicable162.6
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
12) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Using a Bible study aid (q2h) (HELPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Very important18931.2
2) Important25942.7
3) A little important11018.2
4) Not important345.6
5) Not applicable122.0
6) Not sure20.3
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
13) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Viewing material on the Internet (q2i) (HELPINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important8213.5
2) Important18931.1
3) A little important19932.8
4) Not important11018.1
5) Not applicable254.1
6) Not sure20.3
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
14) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Other (q2j) (HELPOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4433.6
2) Important1612.2
3) A little important53.8
4) Not important53.8
5) Not applicable4635.1
6) Not sure1511.5
Missing487 
TOTAL131100.0
15) Is each of the following statements from the Bible? 'Blessed are the strong, for they shall be the sword of God.' (q3a) (BLSSSRNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes183.0
2) No58197.0
Missing19 
TOTAL599100.0
16) Is each of the following statements from the Bible? 'For I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.' (q3b) (FORILORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58396.2
2) No233.8
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
17) Is each of the following statements from the Bible? 'For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye than for a rich man to enter in the Kingdom of God.' (q3c) (CAMELRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Noah would be the father of many nations60699.7
2) 220.3
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
18) Is each of the following statements from the Bible? 'God helps those who help themselves.' (q3d) (GODHELPS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes172.8
2) No58597.2
Missing16 
TOTAL602100.0
19) Is each of the following statements from the Bible? 'Let your women keep silent in the churches, for it is not permitted for them to speak.' (q3e) (WMNSILNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53488.9
2) No6711.1
Missing17 
TOTAL601100.0
20) Which biblical figure is most closely associated with each of the following? (Please check one in each row.) Remaining obedient to God despite suffering (q4a) (BBLFGUR1)
TOTAL%
2) Elijah10.2
3) Job61299.8
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
21) Which biblical figure is most closely associated with each of the following? (Please check one in each row.) Leading the exodus from Egypt (q4b) (BBLFGUR2)
TOTAL%
1) Abraham10.2
4) Moses61099.8
Missing7 
TOTAL611100.0
22) Which biblical figure is most closely associated with each of the following? (Please check one in each row.) Willing to sacrifice his son for God? (q4c) (BBLFGUR3)
TOTAL%
1) Abraham61199.8
2) Elijah10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
23) What is the first book of the Bible? (q5) (FRSTBOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Genesis61199.8
2) Other10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
24) What are the names of the first four books of the New Testament? (q6) (FS4NAMES)
TOTAL%
4) Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John57593.8
6) Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers376.0
7) Other responses10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
25) Which one of the following is not one of the Ten Commandments? (q7) (NOT10COM)
TOTAL%
1) Do not commit adultery10.2
3) Do unto others as you would have them do unto you60899.5
4) Keep the Sabbath holy20.3
Missing7 
TOTAL611100.0
26) To whom was it said: 'Look toward heaven, and count the stars, if you are able to count themů so shall your descendants be?' (q8) (WHOSAIDH)
TOTAL%
1) Abraham59797.9
2) Jacob111.8
4) Noah20.3
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
27) What did God promise in his covenant with Noah? (q9) (GODPRNH)
TOTAL%
1) Noah would be the father of many nations20.3
3) The Messiah would be one of Noah's decendants10.2
4) There would never be another flood to destroy the earth60999.5
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
28) By what means were the Israelites guided through the wilderness after they left Egypt? (q10) (ISRWILEG)
TOTAL%
2) Moses' knowledge of the area40.7
3) The pillars of cloud and of fire60098.7
4) The reconnaissance of the 12 spies40.7
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
29) Which book contains the following statement: 'If a man commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor, both the adulterer and the adulteress shall be put to death' (q11) (STMTMNAD)
TOTAL%
2) Exodus91.5
3) Leviticus53488.1
4) Deuteronomy6310.4
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
30) Who was made a leper but then healed after seven days? (q12) (LEPHEALD)
TOTAL%
1) Rachel50.9
2) Zipporah20334.6
3) Miriam35360.1
4) Lot's wife264.4
Missing31 
TOTAL587100.0
31) According to Joshua 2, what did Rehab do?(q13) (JOSHREHB)
TOTAL%
1) She helped the men of Jericho prepare for war10.2
2) She hid Israelite spies58196.2
3) She hid soldiers for the king81.3
4) She warned the city of an enemy attack142.3
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
32) In the book that bears her name, Ruth makes her mother-in-law an extensive vow. Who was Ruth's mother-in-law? (q14) (RUTHMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Esther122.0
2) Naomi58997.0
3) Orpah61.0
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
33) Reading the book of the covenant, purifying the Jewish temple, and celebrating the Passover are all associated with whom? (q15) (JWTEMPAS)
TOTAL%
1) David7111.9
2) Jeroboam6210.4
3) Josiah45376.1
4) Manasseh91.5
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
34) In which book was David anointed king over Israel? (q16) (DAVKGISR)
TOTAL%
1) 1 Kings559.1
2) 2 Kings274.5
3) 1 Samuel31552.1
4) 2 Samuel20834.4
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
35) About whom is the following said: 'Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace'? (q17) (HRWYPLPC)
TOTAL%
1) Ecclesiastes' wife223.7
2) Job's wife40.7
3) The Queen of Sheba111.8
4) Wisdom56393.8
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
36) Which of the following statements is found in Ecclesiastes? (q17) (STFDECCL)
TOTAL%
1) 'All this I have tested by wisdom; I said 'I will be wise' but it was far from me.'45776.0
2) 'Like a dog that returns to its vomit is a fool who reverts to his folly.'11819.6
3) 'Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord in his sanctuary.'101.7
4) 'Zion stretches out her hands, but there is no one to comfort her.'162.7
Missing17 
TOTAL601100.0
37) 'Happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways' is found in which book? (q19) (HPFRLDBK)
TOTAL%
1) Job20.3
2) Psalms34958.3
3) Proverbs24040.1
4) Ecclesiastes81.3
Missing19 
TOTAL599100.0
38) To what event does the book of Lamentations respond? (q20) (LAMNRESP)
TOTAL%
1) The death of Jonathan81.3
2) The death of Josiah91.5
3) The division of the kingdom406.7
4) The destruction of Jerusalem54390.5
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
39) Isaiah associated with what location? (q21) (ISAHLOCA)
TOTAL%
1) Damscus244.0
2) Jerusalem49883.7
3) Samaria6010.1
4) Sinai132.2
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
40) How does the prophet Micah answer the question 'What does the Lord require of you?' (q22) (MICHQUES)
TOTAL%
1) 'I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.'10.2
2) 'Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an everflowing stream.'71.2
3) 'Rend your hearts and not your clothing. Return to the Lord, your God, for he is gracious and merciful.'30.5
4) 'To do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God.'59498.2
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
41) 'For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment; because they sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals' is found in what book? (q23) (TRN3SIS4)
TOTAL%
1) Ezekiel589.9
2) Amos47180.2
3) Micah366.1
4) Haggai223.7
Missing31 
TOTAL587100.0
42) Where was Jesus baptized? (q24) (JESUSBAP)
TOTAL%
2) In the Jordan River60299.2
4) In the Sea of Galilee50.8
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
43) To whom, and on what occasion, was it said, 'Certainly you are one of them, for you are a Galilean?' (q25) (SDYAGALI)
TOTAL%
1) To John, when he preached by the Jordan River30.5
2) To Joseph of Arimathea, when he asked for Jesus' body61.0
3) To Peter, when he stood in the court of the high priest58497.5
4) To Stephen, when he preached in Jerusalem61.0
Missing19 
TOTAL599100.0
44) Who said, 'Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands. . . I will not believe. . . ?' (q26) (UNMKNLHD)
TOTAL%
3) Nathaniel10.2
4) Thomas60399.8
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
45) Which disciple was known as 'The Zealot'? (q27) (DISZEALT)
TOTAL%
1) Andrew142.3
2) James213.5
3) Nathaniel142.3
4) Simon55191.8
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
46) 'For many are called, but few are chosen' comes at the conclusion of which parable? (q28) (CLCSPRBL)
TOTAL%
1) The marriage feast40869.5
2) The ten virgins11018.7
3) The two sons71.2
4) The wicked tenants6210.6
Missing31 
TOTAL587100.0
47) Which of the gospels tells of Jesus driving the money changers out of the temple near the beginning of his ministry? (q29) (GSJSMNTP)
TOTAL%
1) Matthew8915.0
2) Mark6911.7
3) Luke528.8
4) John38264.5
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
48) From which book of Paul's letters does this come: 'There is no longer Jew or Greek; there is no longer slave or free; there is no longer male or female, for all of you are now one in Christ Jesus'? (q30) (PKJWGKCH)
TOTAL%
1) Colossians244.0
2) Ephesians7813.0
3) Galatians41669.1
4) Romans8414.0
Missing16 
TOTAL602100.0
49) After his conversation with the Ethiopian eunuch, what did Philip do? (q31) (CNETEHPH)
TOTAL%
1) He ate with him.40.7
2) He baptized him.58998.7
3) He introduced him to other Christians20.3
4) He took him to the temple.20.3
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
50) What is a major theme of Galatians? (q32) (MJTHGALA)
TOTAL%
1) Circumcision is not a necessary mark of Christian identity48481.5
2) Paul's impending trip to Rome162.7
3) The offering for the church in Jerusalem447.4
4) The resurrection of Christ508.4
Missing24 
TOTAL594100.0
51) Paul urges Philemon to welcome Onesimus as he would welcome whom? (q33) (PLPHONEW)
TOTAL%
1) Christ7212.0
2) God10.2
3) Paul40467.4
4) One in the Lord12220.4
Missing19 
TOTAL599100.0
52) According to the letter of James, what is the one thing that no man can tame?(q34) (ACJMNOTM)
TOTAL%
1) Ambition71.2
2) Anger61.0
3) Lust40.7
4) The tongue58097.2
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
53) Which of the following is an attitude expressed in 1 Peter toward government? (q35) (ATIPTGVN)
TOTAL%
1) 'And the dragon gave it his power and his throne and great authority.'71.2
2) 'For the Lord's sake accept the authority for every human institution.'42071.6
3) 'Give to the emperor the things that are the emperor's.'467.8
4) 'Keep oneself unstained by the world.'11419.4
Missing31 
TOTAL587100.0
54) In the book of Revelation, what does John say will happen to the souls of those who have been beheaded for their testimony to Jesus and for the word of God? (q36) (REVJNSLG)
TOTAL%
1) They will be caught up in the clouds315.3
2) They will wash their robes and make them white in the blood of the Lamb.31153.1
3) They will come to life and reign with Christ for a thousand years23139.4
4) They will hunger and thirst no more132.2
Missing32 
TOTAL586100.0
55) Which of the following ideas or themes is not found in the book of Revelation? (q37) (TMSNOBKR)
TOTAL%
1) Exhortation to the churches447.4
2) The Lamb who is worthy122.0
3) The mark of the beast183.0
4) The rapture (Jesus returns to take Christians to heaven before a climactic battle)52387.6
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
56) How well informed are you about the range and scope of PC(USA) mission? (q38) (INFPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed7812.9
2) Generally informed40066.1
3) A little informed11819.5
4) Not informed91.5
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
57) Agree or disagree: I am comfortable letting the GAMC make decisions about where to allocate the mission dollars they receive? (q39) (GAMCDECS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8614.2
2) Agree29148.0
3) Neither agree not disagree8514.0
4) Disagree8313.7
5) Strongly disagree528.6
6) Not sure91.5
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
58) How much do you value Presbyterians across the country working together in mission? (q40) (VLPRCNMS)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a bit39465.3
2) Some15325.4
3) A little396.5
4) Not at all91.5
5) Not sure81.3
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
59) How much has your participation in the 2009-2011 Presbyterian Panel helped you: communicate your opinion about church issues? (q41a) (PRPPCMIS)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a bit14924.5
2) A fair amount23939.4
3) Only a little15926.2
4) Not at all467.6
5) Not sure142.3
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
60) How much has your participation in the 2009-2011 Presbyterian Panel helped you: learn more about what is going on in the PC(USA)? (q41b) (PRPPLRPC)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a bit8814.7
2) A fair amount22537.6
3) Only a little22737.9
4) Not at all518.5
5) Not sure81.3
Missing19 
TOTAL599100.0
61) How much has your participation in the 2009-2011 Presbyterian Panel helped you: reflect on how you live out your Christian faith? (q41c) (PPRPRFFT)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a bit10016.6
2) A fair amount23238.6
3) Only a little19432.3
4) Not at all6711.1
5) Not sure81.3
Missing17 
TOTAL601100.0
62) Overall, how would you rate your experience as a panelist? (q42) (RTEXPANL)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent14023.1
2) Good30951.0
3) Fair12721.0
4) Poor172.8
5) Not sure132.1
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
63) Code Survey Number (CODE)
64) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper26242.4
2) Web35657.6
TOTAL618100.0
65) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (BQ1YORMS)
TOTAL%
1958) 20.3
1961) 10.2
1962) 30.5
1965) 10.2
1966) 30.5
1967) 20.3
1968) 61.0
1969) 40.7
1970) 50.8
1971) 50.8
1972) 172.8
1973) 142.3
1974) 152.5
1975) 162.6
1976) 152.5
1977) 152.5
1978) 223.6
1979) 101.6
1980) 203.3
1981) 152.5
1982) 183.0
1983) 223.6
1984) 243.9
1985) 233.8
1986) 142.3
1987) 233.8
1988) 213.4
1989) 193.1
1990) 101.6
1991) 101.6
1992) 203.3
1993) 122.0
1994) 132.1
1995) 142.3
1996) 213.4
1997) 101.6
1998) 183.0
1999) 81.3
2000) 122.0
2001) 122.0
2002) 152.5
2003) 122.0
2004) 111.8
2005) 152.5
2006) 142.3
2007) 223.6
2008) 50.8
Missing9 
TOTAL609100.0
66) In what denomination were you ordained? (BQ2DENOR)
TOTAL%
1) PC(USA) or predecessor58195.6
2) Other274.4
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
67) In what denomination were you ordained: other (specify)? (BQ2AOTDM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist517.9
2) Disciples of Christ13.6
4) Lutheran13.6
5) Methodist13.6
6) Presbyterian13.6
7) Other Presbyterian828.6
8) Reformed27.1
10) United Church of Christ414.3
13) All other517.9
Missing590 
TOTAL28100.0
68) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (BQ3SECJC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24940.8
2) No36159.2
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
69) [If 'yes'] How many years were you in that job or career? (BQ3AYSYR)
TOTAL%
1) 20.8
2) 187.3
3) 228.9
4) 166.5
5) 2510.1
6) 145.7
7) 114.5
8) 156.1
9) 72.8
10) 2510.1
11) 52.0
12) 93.6
13) 31.2
14) 31.2
15) 156.1
16) 62.4
17) 62.4
18) 41.6
19) 62.4
20) 135.3
21) 20.8
22) 20.8
23) 31.2
24) 20.8
25) 31.2
26) 10.4
27) 10.4
28) 20.8
30) 31.2
34) 10.4
35) 10.4
37) 10.4
Missing371 
TOTAL247100.0
70) In what year did you receive your B.A., B.S., or other bachelor's degree? (BQ4YBABS)
TOTAL%
1954) 195410.2
1958) 195810.2
1959) 195950.8
1960) 196010.2
1961) 196120.3
1962) 196230.5
1963) 196391.5
1964) 196481.3
1965) 196581.3
1966) 196691.5
1967) 1967152.5
1968) 1968233.8
1969) 1969223.6
1970) 1970274.4
1971) 1971233.8
1972) 1972213.4
1973) 1973294.8
1974) 1974243.9
1975) 1975325.2
1976) 1976264.3
1977) 1977274.4
1978) 1978274.4
1979) 1979183.0
1980) 1980264.3
1981) 1981243.9
1982) 1982183.0
1983) 1983111.8
1984) 1984152.5
1985) 1985183.0
1986) 1986142.3
1987) 198750.8
1988) 198891.5
1989) 1989101.6
1990) 199081.3
1991) 1991111.8
1992) 1992101.6
1993) 199391.5
1994) 199440.7
1995) 199561.0
1996) 199671.1
1997) 199750.8
1998) 199840.7
1999) 199920.3
2000) 200081.3
2001) 200181.3
2002) 200220.3
2003) 200330.5
2004) 200410.2
9999) No bachelor's degree111.8
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
71) From what school did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (BQ5ASCRC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL60650.87325
72) Year you received M.Div. or B.D. degree (BQ5BYRDG)
TOTAL%
1957) 10.2
1961) 20.3
1962) 30.5
1965) 30.5
1966) 20.3
1967) 50.8
1968) 50.8
1969) 50.8
1970) 71.2
1971) 101.7
1972) 152.5
1973) 183.0
1974) 122.0
1975) 111.8
1976) 162.7
1977) 183.0
1978) 213.5
1979) 162.7
1980) 233.8
1981) 152.5
1982) 172.8
1983) 223.7
1984) 233.8
1985) 264.3
1986) 172.8
1987) 193.2
1988) 193.2
1989) 172.8
1990) 91.5
1991) 71.2
1992) 213.5
1993) 111.8
1994) 132.2
1995) 132.2
1996) 244.0
1997) 183.0
1998) 81.3
1999) 91.5
2000) 71.2
2001) 183.0
2002) 132.2
2003) 111.8
2004) 152.5
2005) 132.2
2006) 111.8
2007) 91.5
2008) 10.2
Missing19 
TOTAL599100.0
73) Check here if no other degrees earned (BQ6CKNDG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39063.9
1) Checked22036.1
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
74) Graduate degree: M.C.E.\M.R.E. degree? (BQ61DGER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60198.5
1) Checked91.5
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
75) Year you received M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (BQ61AYRR)
TOTAL%
1969) 110.0
1972) 110.0
1981) 110.0
1986) 220.0
1998) 110.0
1999) 110.0
2002) 220.0
2004) 110.0
Missing608 
TOTAL10100.0
76) School awarding M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (BQ61BMCE)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-affiliated school550.0
2) All other550.0
Missing608 
TOTAL10100.0
77) Graduate degree: M.A. degree? (BQ62DGMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49781.5
1) Checked11318.5
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
78) Year you received M.A. degree? (BQ62AYMA)
TOTAL%
1965) 10.9
1967) 21.9
1968) 21.9
1970) 10.9
1971) 10.9
1972) 21.9
1973) 32.8
1974) 76.5
1975) 43.7
1976) 54.6
1977) 54.6
1978) 43.7
1979) 21.9
1980) 65.6
1982) 32.8
1983) 21.9
1984) 54.6
1985) 21.9
1986) 32.8
1987) 43.7
1988) 32.8
1989) 43.7
1990) 54.6
1991) 21.9
1992) 21.9
1994) 21.9
1995) 21.9
1996) 10.9
1997) 43.7
1998) 43.7
1999) 21.9
2000) 43.7
2001) 21.9
2002) 21.9
2004) 10.9
2005) 10.9
2006) 32.8
Missing510 
TOTAL108100.0
79) School awarding M.A. degree? (BQ62BSMA)
TOTAL%
1) PC(USA) Affiliated seminary1715.6
2) All other9284.4
Missing509 
TOTAL109100.0
80) Graduate degree: Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (BQ63THST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57894.8
1) Checked325.2
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
81) Year you received Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (BQ63AYRT)
TOTAL%
1963) 13.2
1967) 13.2
1968) 13.2
1969) 13.2
1972) 13.2
1973) 13.2
1974) 13.2
1975) 26.5
1976) 26.5
1978) 26.5
1980) 26.5
1981) 13.2
1984) 13.2
1988) 26.5
1990) 13.2
1991) 13.2
1993) 26.5
1994) 39.7
1995) 13.2
1996) 13.2
1997) 13.2
2000) 13.2
2002) 13.2
Missing587 
TOTAL31100.0
82) School awarding Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (BQ63BSLT)
TOTAL%
1) PC(USA) affiliated seminary2477.4
2) All other722.6
Missing587 
TOTAL31100.0
83) Graduate degree: D.Min. degree? (BQ64DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47377.5
1) Checked13722.5
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
84) Year you received D.Min. degree? (BQ64AYRD)
TOTAL%
1970) 10.7
1972) 10.7
1973) 10.7
1975) 10.7
1977) 21.4
1978) 42.9
1979) 10.7
1980) 32.2
1981) 21.4
1982) 10.7
1983) 42.9
1984) 21.4
1985) 64.3
1986) 53.6
1987) 53.6
1989) 10.7
1990) 32.2
1991) 53.6
1992) 53.6
1993) 10.7
1994) 32.2
1995) 107.2
1996) 64.3
1997) 42.9
1998) 53.6
1999) 75.1
2000) 75.1
2001) 64.3
2002) 53.6
2003) 53.6
2004) 42.9
2005) 75.1
2006) 32.2
2007) 64.3
2008) 53.6
2009) 10.7
Missing480 
TOTAL138100.0
85) School awarding D.Min. degree? (BQ64BSCD)
TOTAL%
1) PC(USA) affiliated seminary9771.9
2) All other3828.1
Missing483 
TOTAL135100.0
86) Graduate degree: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (BQ65PDST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56893.1
1) Checked426.9
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
87) Year you received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (BQ65AYRP)
TOTAL%
1970) 12.3
1971) 12.3
1972) 12.3
1974) 24.5
1976) 12.3
1978) 12.3
1979) 12.3
1982) 12.3
1983) 12.3
1985) 12.3
1986) 36.8
1987) 24.5
1988) 12.3
1989) 12.3
1990) 12.3
1992) 36.8
1993) 24.5
1994) 24.5
1995) 36.8
1996) 12.3
1997) 36.8
2000) 36.8
2001) 12.3
2002) 12.3
2004) 12.3
2005) 24.5
2006) 24.5
2007) 12.3
Missing574 
TOTAL44100.0
88) School awarding Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (BQ65BSCP)
TOTAL%
1) PC(USA) Affiliated seminary1125.6
2) All other3274.4
Missing575 
TOTAL43100.0
89) Degree earned: other (BQ66DGOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54689.5
1) Checked6410.5
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
90) Year you received other degree? (BQ66AYRO)
TOTAL%
1970) 11.7
1971) 46.7
1972) 11.7
1973) 11.7
1974) 11.7
1975) 11.7
1977) 35.0
1978) 11.7
1979) 35.0
1980) 11.7
1981) 11.7
1982) 11.7
1983) 11.7
1984) 23.3
1986) 58.3
1987) 11.7
1988) 46.7
1989) 35.0
1990) 11.7
1992) 23.3
1993) 23.3
1994) 35.0
1995) 11.7
1996) 23.3
1997) 11.7
1998) 23.3
1999) 23.3
2000) 23.3
2001) 23.3
2002) 23.3
2003) 11.7
2004) 11.7
2007) 11.7
Missing558 
TOTAL60100.0
91) School awarding other degree? (BQ66BSOT)
TOTAL%
1) PC(USA)-affiliated seminary711.3
2) All other5588.7
Missing556 
TOTAL62100.0
92) Are you currently a student? (BQ7CURST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes518.4
2) No55591.6
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
93) If yes, list the degree you are seeking. (BQ7AYSDG)
TOTAL%
2) MA21.6
4) DMIN2418.6
5) PHD-STD-THD-EDD75.4
6) Other86.2
7) None8868.2
Missing489 
TOTAL129100.0
94) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: pastor, co-pastor, associate, interim or other pastor in a congregation? (BQ81EMPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17328.4
1) Checked43771.6
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
95) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: other position in congregation (specify)? (BQ82EMOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59597.5
1) Checked152.5
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
96) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: non-parish job or ministry? (BQ83EMNP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46275.7
1) Checked14824.3
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
97) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: unemployed? (BQ84EMUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59597.5
1) Checked152.5
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
98) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment: retired from active ministry? (BQ85EMRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58996.6
1) Checked213.4
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
99) Are you a full-time or part-time pastor? (BQ9FTPTP)
TOTAL%
1) Full time39488.9
2) Part time4911.1
Missing175 
TOTAL443100.0
100) [If 'part-time'] Specify average paid hours per week. (BQ9APTHR)
TOTAL%
3) 323.4
5) 535.1
8) 811.7
10) 1035.1
12) 1211.7
13) 1311.7
15) 1535.1
19) 1911.7
20) Part-time1423.7
24) 2435.1
30) 301016.9
32) 3211.7
33) 3311.7
35) 3535.1
44) 4411.7
48) 4811.7
50) 5058.5
55) 5523.4
60) 6011.7
70) 7011.7
98) It varies11.7
Missing559 
TOTAL59100.0
101) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (BQ10NCSP)
TOTAL%
1) One42696.6
2) Two or more yoked congregations112.5
3) Two or more non-yoked40.9
Missing177 
TOTAL441100.0
102) If two or more congregations, how many? (BQ10ACON)
TOTAL%
2) 964.3
3) 321.4
4) 17.1
5) 17.1
Missing604 
TOTAL14100.0
103) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (BQ11MEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL436453.147755
104) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: solo pastor? (BQ121SOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38563.1
1) Checked22536.9
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
105) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: head of staff? (BQ122HDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46876.7
1) Checked14223.3
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
106) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: associate pastor? (BQ123ASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54789.7
1) Checked6310.3
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
107) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: co-pastor? (BQ124COP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59397.2
1) Checked172.8
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
108) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: stated or temporary supply? (BQ125STS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59196.9
1) Checked193.1
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
109) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: interim pastor? (BQ126INP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58996.6
1) Checked213.4
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
110) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: other? (BQ127OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59597.5
1) Checked152.5
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
111) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation: specify other? (BQ127ASO)
TOTAL%
1) Designated pastor16.3
8) Other425.0
9) Senior pastor212.5
10) Organizing pastor-NCD318.8
12) Parish associate637.5
Missing602 
TOTAL16100.0
112) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: faculty/staff at a seminary or theological school? (BQ131SEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58395.6
1) Checked274.4
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
113) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: faculty/staff at another educational institution (college, university, high school, etc.)? (BQ132ANI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57193.6
1) Checked396.4
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
114) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: chaplain in the military? (BQ133CHA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60799.5
1) Checked30.5
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
115) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: chaplain in a hospital or other medical facility? (BQ134CHA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58495.7
1) Checked264.3
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
116) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: other chaplain? (BQ135OTC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58996.6
1) Checked213.4
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
117) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: national staff or middle governing body staff? (BQ136NAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59397.2
1) Checked172.8
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
118) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency? (BQ137ECU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60599.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
119) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: professional pastoral counselor? (BQ138PRO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59898.0
1) Checked122.0
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
120) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: other employment with a religious organization (specify)? (BQ139OTC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59497.4
1) Checked162.6
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
121) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have: all other (including secular) employment (specify)? (BQ1310AO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58095.1
1) Checked304.9
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
122) Is the organization where you are employed affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (BQ14ORGA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7339.9
2) No11060.1
Missing435 
TOTAL183100.0
123) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? (BQ15AGEA)
TOTAL%
0) 061.4
1) One or less from birth as infant19443.9
2) 230.7
3) 3122.7
4) 4132.9
5) 571.6
6) 6112.5
7) 781.8
8) 871.6
9) In elementary school40.9
10) 10112.5
11) 1161.4
12) 1251.1
13) In middle or junior high school51.1
14) 1430.7
15) As teenager92.0
16) In high school51.1
17) 1730.7
18) 1892.0
19) 1940.9
20) 20102.3
21) 2181.8
22) 22102.3
23) 23122.7
24) 2461.4
25) 25132.9
26) 2651.1
27) 2761.4
28) 2820.5
29) 2951.1
30) 3081.8
31) 3110.2
32) 3240.9
33) 3330.7
35) 3561.4
36) 3630.7
37) 3730.7
39) 3910.2
41) 4120.5
42) 4220.5
43) 4310.2
44) 4420.5
45) 4510.2
47) 4710.2
50) 5010.2
57) 5710.2
Missing176 
TOTAL442100.0
124) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (BQ16REDM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist276.2
2) Disciples of Christ51.2
3) Episcopalian51.2
4) Lutheran143.2
5) Methodist347.8
6) Presbyterian26661.3
7) Other Presbyterian30.7
8) Reformed40.9
9) Roman Catholic122.8
10) United church of Christ143.2
11) Non-denominational71.6
12) None133.0
13) All other306.9
Missing184 
TOTAL434100.0
125) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ17STIS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative244.0
2) Conservative14223.5
3) Moderate19732.6
4) Liberal17629.1
5) Very liberal6310.4
9) Varies/cannot choose/etc.30.5
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
126) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a life beyond death. (BQ18ALIF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree49281.1
2) Agree9916.3
3) Neutral122.0
4) Disagree30.5
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
127) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus will return to earth someday. (BQ18BJES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33154.5
2) Agree13722.6
3) Neutral10317.0
4) Disagree264.3
5) Strongly disagree101.6
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
128) 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. (BQ18CIND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree172.8
2) Agree579.5
3) Neutral7712.8
4) Disagree31953.0
5) Strongly disagree13221.9
Missing16 
TOTAL602100.0
129) 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. (BQ18DARG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree213.4
2) Agree8013.1
3) Neutral7211.8
4) Disagree23738.9
5) Strongly disagree19932.7
Missing9 
TOTAL609100.0
130) 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. (BQ18ETRU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21335.1
2) Agree14123.3
3) Neutral8614.2
4) Disagree12220.1
5) Strongly disagree447.3
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
131) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (BQ18FFOL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10517.4
2) Agree6610.9
3) Neutral12620.8
4) Disagree16527.3
5) Strongly disagree14223.5
9) Varies/cannot choose/etc.10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
132) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read the Bible privately? (BQ19ARBP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily - almost daily27445.2
2) Several times a week20634.0
3) Weekly7412.2
4) Several times a month274.5
5) Once a month71.2
6) Less than once a month152.5
7) Never30.5
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
133) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: pray privately? (BQ19BPRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily - almost daily48780.2
2) Several times a week8013.2
3) Weekly244.0
4) Several times a month101.6
5) Once a month10.2
6) Less than once a month50.8
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
134) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: attend Bible study or prayer group? (BQ19CATB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily - almost daily162.7
2) Several times a week8714.5
3) Weekly26243.7
4) Several times a month518.5
5) Once a month559.2
6) Less than once a month8113.5
7) Never477.8
Missing19 
TOTAL599100.0
135) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: otherwise read the Bible or pray with family or friends? (BQ19DFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Daily - almost daily11319.2
2) Several times a week14725.0
3) Weekly11319.2
4) Several times a month8514.4
5) Once a month305.1
6) Less than once a month6911.7
7) Never325.4
Missing29 
TOTAL589100.0
136) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: read devotional materials or religious books? (BQ19ERDM)
TOTAL%
1) Daily - almost daily18630.7
2) Several times a week17028.1
3) Weekly10216.9
4) Several times a month7312.1
5) Once a month315.1
6) Less than once a month386.3
7) Never50.8
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
137) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: use the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes? (BQ19FINT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily - almost daily14924.5
2) Several times a week14023.0
3) Weekly8514.0
4) Several times a month7913.0
5) Once a month365.9
6) Less than once a month6911.3
7) Never508.2
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
138) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: say grace before meals? (BQ19GGRA)
TOTAL%
1) Daily - almost daily43872.3
2) Several times a week8614.2
3) Weekly193.1
4) Several times a month305.0
5) Once a month81.3
6) Less than once a month213.5
7) Never40.7
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
139) Approximately how often do you engage in the following activities: meet with other ministers in a pastoral support or peer group? (BQ19HMET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily - almost daily152.5
2) Several times a week152.5
3) Weekly8413.8
4) Several times a month8714.3
5) Once a month17328.5
6) Less than once a month14924.5
7) Never8514.0
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
140) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BQ20VWBI)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word254.1
2) Word of God interpreted in context37261.5
3) Word of God interpreted in context and church teachings20233.4
4) The Bible is not the word of God50.8
9) Varies/cannot choose/etc.10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
141) 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? (BQ21AMPR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59898.0
2) No122.0
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
142) What would you personally like the presbyteries to do with regard to this proposed change? (BQ22OPAM)
TOTAL%
1) Reject the new amendment and keep book as it is26143.0
2) Approve the new amendment and change book28947.6
3) Not sure579.4
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
143) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: deacon? (BQ23AGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely26043.1
2) Yes, probably7011.6
3) Not sure427.0
4) No, probably not589.6
5) No, definitely not17328.7
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
144) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of: elder? (BQ23BGY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely25842.8
2) Yes, probably6510.8
3) Not sure406.6
4) No, probably not6310.4
5) No, definitely not17729.4
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
145) 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? (BQ23CGY3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely24941.3
2) Yes, probably579.5
3) Not sure457.5
4) No, probably not559.1
5) No, definitely not19732.7
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
146) What is your gender? (BQ24SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female19431.9
2) Male41468.1
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
147) What is your current age? (BQ25AGE)
TOTAL%
27) 30.5
28) 40.7
29) 30.5
30) 71.2
31) 40.7
32) 30.5
33) 50.8
34) 50.8
35) 71.2
36) 10.2
37) 71.2
38) 122.0
39) 71.2
40) 40.7
41) 91.5
42) 50.8
43) 101.6
44) 91.5
45) 122.0
46) 111.8
47) 111.8
48) 162.6
49) 274.4
50) 284.6
51) 172.8
52) 315.1
53) 284.6
54) 254.1
55) 355.8
56) 223.6
57) 304.9
58) 284.6
59) 274.4
60) 294.8
61) 294.8
62) 284.6
63) 101.6
64) 142.3
65) 91.5
66) 81.3
67) 122.0
68) 30.5
69) 20.3
70) 20.3
71) 30.5
72) 10.2
73) 20.3
78) 10.2
81) 10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
148) What is your current marital status? (BQ26MART)
TOTAL%
1) Not married9014.8
2) Married51985.2
Missing9 
TOTAL609100.0
149) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (BQ26A1NM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57193.6
1) Checked396.4
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
150) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (BQ26A2YW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59797.9
1) Checked132.1
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
151) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (BQ26A3YD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57393.9
1) Checked376.1
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
152) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (BQ271YWW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60499.0
1) Checked61.0
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
153) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (BQ272YWD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51283.9
1) Checked9816.1
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
154) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (BQ273MNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21535.2
1) Checked39564.8
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
155) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (BQ28SPED)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less10.2
2) High school diploma112.2
3) Some college316.2
4) Associate degree224.4
5) Bachelor's degree11723.4
6) Some grad work418.2
7) Graduate degree27855.5
Missing117 
TOTAL501100.0
156) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (BQ29SPOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8717.5
2) No41082.5
Missing121 
TOTAL497100.0
157) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed full-time. (BQ301SFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35858.7
1) Checked25241.3
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
158) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: employed part-time. (BQ302SPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51283.9
1) Checked9816.1
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
159) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: self-employed. (BQ303SSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55791.3
1) Checked538.7
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
160) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: unemployed. (BQ304SUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59497.4
1) Checked162.6
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
161) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: retired. (BQ305SER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56292.1
1) Checked487.9
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
162) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: full-time homemaker. (BQ306FTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55691.1
1) Checked548.9
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
163) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: student. (BQ307STU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59898.0
1) Checked122.0
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
164) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: other. (BQ308OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60198.5
1) Checked91.5
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
165) Please indicate, if married, the employment status of your spouse: specify other. (BQ308ASP)
TOTAL%
1) Disabled330.0
2) All other770.0
Missing608 
TOTAL10100.0
166) If you are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the past year. (BQ31AVHR)
TOTAL%
5) 20.5
6) 10.3
8) 41.0
9) 10.3
10) 133.3
11) 10.3
12) 30.8
13) 10.3
15) 123.1
16) 30.8
18) 20.5
19) 10.3
20) 215.4
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
24) 30.8
25) 184.6
26) 10.3
27) 20.5
28) 20.5
30) 225.7
32) 82.1
35) 143.6
36) 30.8
38) 10.3
40) 10928.0
42) 20.5
45) 307.7
47) 10.3
48) 20.5
50) 5915.2
52) 10.3
55) 133.3
57) 30.8
58) 20.5
60) 164.1
65) 20.5
70) 41.0
72) 10.3
76) 10.3
80) 10.3
82) 10.3
Missing229 
TOTAL389100.0
167) 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). (BQ32AFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist5511.0
2) Disciples of Christ51.0
3) Episcopalian183.6
4) Lutheran316.2
5) Methodist7114.3
6) Presbyterian18837.8
7) Other Presbyterian71.4
8) Reformed71.4
9) Roman Catholic418.2
10) United Church of Christ102.0
11) Non-denominational30.6
12) None173.4
13) All other459.0
Missing120 
TOTAL498100.0
168) Please list his/her current faith or denomination. (BQ32BFSI)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
2) Disciples of Christ20.4
3) Episcopalian81.6
4) Lutheran20.4
5) Methodist71.4
6) Presbyterian44090.2
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed20.4
9) Roman Catholic40.8
10) United Church Of Christ30.6
11) Non-denominational30.6
12) None71.4
13) All other81.6
Missing130 
TOTAL488100.0
169) How many children do you have? (BQ33CHIL)
TOTAL%
0) None10116.7
1) One8213.6
2) Two25742.5
3) Three11218.5
4) Four335.5
5) Five101.7
6) Six50.8
7) Seven20.3
9) Nine or more20.3
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
170) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing. (BQ34AHOU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked610100.0
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
171) Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (BQ34ANMH)
TOTAL%
1) One7412.3
2) Two29148.2
3) Three10417.2
4) Four8714.4
5) Five396.5
6) Six50.8
7) Seven10.2
8) Eight20.3
9) Nine or more10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
172) From the list below, select the choice that best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (BQ35DSPL)
TOTAL%
1) Single adult living alone6911.4
2) Single parent132.1
3) Married - no kids28046.1
4) Married with kids21936.1
5) Some other arrangement264.3
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
173) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (BQ36LVMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9515.8
2) No50884.2
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
174) What is your race or origin: white? (BQ371WHI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked386.2
1) Checked57293.8
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
175) What is your race or origin: black (BQ372BLK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60298.7
1) Checked81.3
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
176) What is your race or origin: Indian or Alaska native (BQ373IND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60699.3
1) Checked40.7
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
177) What is your race or origin: Asian? (BQ374ASN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59898.0
1) Checked122.0
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
178) What is your race or origin: Hispanic? (BQ375HIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60499.0
1) Checked61.0
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
179) What is your race or origin: some other race? (BQ376OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60599.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
180) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (BQ38POLP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat32954.6
2) Independent14624.2
3) Republican12120.1
4) Other71.2
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
181) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (BQ39INCO)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00010.2
2) $20,000-$29,999162.7
3) $30,000-$39,999376.2
4) $40,000-$49,999579.5
5) $50,000-$59,999599.8
6) $60,000-$69,9996510.8
7) $70,000-$79,9996310.5
8) $80,000-$89,9996410.7
9) $90,000-$99,999579.5
10) $100,000-$124,9999215.3
11) $$125,000-$149,999376.2
12) $150,000-$199,999233.8
13) $200,000-$249,999152.5
14) $250,000 or more142.3
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
182) Did you or other household family members contribute any money to your congregation, in regular giving? (BQ40ACRG)
TOTAL%
1) No386.3
2) Yes57093.8
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
183) [If 'yes' to 'regular giving'] How much? (BQ40A1RG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5348684.13360980
184) 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? (BQ40BSCP)
TOTAL%
1) No39565.5
2) Yes20834.5
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
185) [If 'yes' to a 'special capital campaign'] How much? (BQ40B1SG)
TOTAL%
0) None21.0
50) 5010.5
100) 100105.2
150) 15010.5
200) 200147.3
250) 25063.1
300) 30052.6
350) 35010.5
360) 36010.5
400) 40021.0
450) 45010.5
500) 5002513.0
600) 60052.6
700) 70010.5
750) 75021.0
800) 80031.6
1000) 10002814.5
1040) 104010.5
1100) 110010.5
1200) 1200126.2
1400) 140010.5
1500) 150063.1
1705) 170510.5
1750) 175010.5
1800) 180010.5
2000) 2000168.3
2500) 250084.1
3000) 300031.6
3200) 320010.5
3380) 338010.5
4000) 400042.1
5000) 5000105.2
6000) 600010.5
7000) 700010.5
8000) 800010.5
8500) 850010.5
9000) 900010.5
10000) 1000063.1
15000) 1500031.6
50000) 5000021.0
100000) 10000010.5
500000) 50000010.5
Missing425 
TOTAL193100.0
186) 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? (BQ40CSPA)
TOTAL%
1) No13923.0
2) Yes46677.0
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
187) [If 'yes' to a 'special appeal'] How much? (BQ40C1SA)
TOTAL%
0) None10.2
10) 1010.2
20) 2020.5
25) 2592.1
30) 3020.5
40) 4020.5
50) 50255.7
60) 6020.5
75) 7510.2
80) 8020.5
100) 1009822.5
120) 12010.2
125) 12520.5
141) 14110.2
150) 150235.3
180) 18030.7
185) 18510.2
200) 2009020.7
220) 22010.2
240) 24010.2
250) 250173.9
255) 25510.2
280) 28010.2
300) 300245.5
320) 32010.2
400) 400194.4
450) 45020.5
500) 5005212.0
600) 60071.6
675) 67510.2
700) 70040.9
750) 75020.5
1000) 1000163.7
1200) 120010.2
1500) 150030.7
1700) 170010.2
2000) 200061.4
2300) 230010.2
3000) 300010.2
3200) 320010.2
5000) 500020.5
12000) 1200010.2
15000) 1500010.2
999999) Do not know20.5
Missing183 
TOTAL435100.0
188) 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.? (BQ40DPCU)
TOTAL%
1) No39565.8
2) Yes20534.2
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
189) [If 'yes' to 'PC(USA)'] How much? (BQ40D1PC)
TOTAL%
0) None10.5
5) 521.1
20) 2010.5
25) 2552.6
40) 4010.5
50) 502412.6
60) 6010.5
75) 7510.5
100) 1006132.1
120) 12010.5
125) 12510.5
150) 15063.2
200) 2003116.3
250) 25063.2
300) 30084.2
400) 40010.5
500) 500168.4
600) 60031.6
700) 70031.6
750) 75010.5
800) 80010.5
865) 86510.5
1000) 100031.6
1300) 130010.5
1900) 190010.5
2000) 200031.6
3000) 300010.5
6000) 600010.5
10000) 1000010.5
40000) 4000010.5
999999) Do not know21.1
Missing428 
TOTAL190100.0
190) Did you or other household family members contribute any money directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA)? (BQ40EOUT)
TOTAL%
1) No24039.6
2) Yes36660.4
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
191) [If 'yes' to 'other religious causes'] How much? (BQ40E1RC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3377130.35376880
192) 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.)? (BQ40FNON)
TOTAL%
1) No11619.2
2) Yes48880.8
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
193) [If 'yes' to 'non-religious causes'] How much? (BQ40F1NO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL447984.1413426
194) STATE (STATE)
195) Clergy Code (CLERGYCD)
TOTAL%
3) 38963.8
4) 22136.2
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
196) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors40766.7
4) Specialized clergy20333.3
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
197) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast13722.5
2) Midwest13422.0
3) South23738.9
4) West10216.7
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
198) Orgyear (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3791893.79263
199) Totmem08 (TOTMEM08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL387487.049865
200) 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%
1) Less than $59,99917028.3
2) $60,000-$89,99919232.0
3) $90,000-$124,99914924.8
4) $125,000 or more8914.8
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
201) 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) Democrat32955.2
2) Independent14624.5
3) Republican12120.3
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
202) I-REGION: Region (For use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast13722.5
2) Midwest13422.0
3) South23738.9
4) West10216.7
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
203) I-SEX: What is your gender? (For use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female19431.9
2) Male41468.1
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0