Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2011 - The Bible, Members and Elders

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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) Yes44489.2
2) No5210.4
3) Do not remember20.4
Missing17 
TOTAL498100.0
2) If yes, in what format did you most recently read the Bible? (q1a) (YESFRMT)
TOTAL%
1) Printed Bible39587.6
2) Desktop or laptop computer306.7
3) Tablet computer61.3
4) Smartphone51.1
5) Other153.3
Missing64 
TOTAL451100.0
3) Check here if you do not remember from which book (q1bx) (CKDNTREM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44987.2
1) Checked6612.8
TOTAL515100.0
4) From which book of the Bible did you read most recently? (q1b) (BKBLRDRE)
TOTAL%
1) Genesis123.8
2) Exodus30.9
3) Leviticus10.3
4) Numbers20.6
5) Deuteronomy20.6
6) Joshua20.6
7) Judges30.9
8) Ruth41.3
9) 1 Samuel30.9
11) 1 Kings20.6
12) 2 Kings20.6
14) 2 Chronicles10.3
17) Esther10.3
18) Job20.6
19) Psalms3812.0
20) Proverbs61.9
23) Isaiah247.6
24) Jeremiah30.9
26) Ezekial10.3
27) Daniel41.3
30) Amos10.3
33) Micah10.3
36) Zephaniah10.3
38) Zechariah10.3
40) Matthew4714.8
41) Mark185.7
42) Luke247.6
43) John113.5
44) Acts134.1
45) Romans82.5
46) 1 Corinthians72.2
47) 2 Corinthians30.9
48) Galatians30.9
49) Ephesians10.3
50) Philippians20.6
51) Colossians51.6
54) 1 Timothy10.3
58) Hebrews41.3
59) James41.3
60) 1 Peter10.3
61) 2 Peter10.3
62) 1 John10.3
66) Revelation123.8
67) Various113.5
69) Other206.3
Missing198 
TOTAL317100.0
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 important22144.0
2) Important21943.6
3) A little important5611.2
4) Not important51.0
6) Not sure10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL502100.0
6) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Listening to sermons (q2b) (HELPSERM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important23247.3
2) Important20742.2
3) A little important449.0
4) Not important61.2
5) Not applicable10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL490100.0
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 important19138.0
2) Important18136.0
3) A little important5310.5
4) Not important295.8
5) Not applicable469.1
6) Not sure30.6
Missing12 
TOTAL503100.0
8) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Preparing sermons (q2d) (HELPPRSM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important306.2
2) Important234.7
3) A little important173.5
4) Not important224.5
5) Not applicable39280.7
6) Not sure20.4
Missing29 
TOTAL486100.0
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 important20741.6
2) Important18136.3
3) A little important7414.9
4) Not important173.4
5) Not applicable163.2
6) Not sure30.6
Missing17 
TOTAL498100.0
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 important357.2
2) Important316.4
3) A little important285.7
4) Not important418.4
5) Not applicable34169.9
6) Not sure122.5
Missing27 
TOTAL488100.0
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 important12725.7
2) Important12024.2
3) A little important448.9
4) Not important275.5
5) Not applicable17435.2
6) Not sure30.6
Missing20 
TOTAL495100.0
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 important9519.0
2) Important17434.9
3) A little important7615.2
4) Not important489.6
5) Not applicable9418.8
6) Not sure122.4
Missing16 
TOTAL499100.0
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 important326.5
2) Important7214.5
3) A little important11623.4
4) Not important9920.0
5) Not applicable16833.9
6) Not sure81.6
Missing20 
TOTAL495100.0
14) How important has each of the following been for helping you learn Bible content: Other (q2j) (HELPOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important2414.6
2) Important74.3
3) A little important53.0
4) Not important53.0
5) Not applicable10362.8
6) Not sure2012.2
Missing351 
TOTAL164100.0
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) Yes6814.4
2) No40485.6
Missing43 
TOTAL472100.0
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) Yes36576.4
2) No11323.6
Missing37 
TOTAL478100.0
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) Yes46594.5
2) No275.5
Missing23 
TOTAL492100.0
18) Is each of the following statements from the Bible? 'God helps those who help themselves.' (q3d) (GODHELPS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7415.6
2) No40084.4
Missing41 
TOTAL474100.0
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) Yes21745.6
2) No25954.4
Missing39 
TOTAL476100.0
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%
1) Abraham285.7
2) Elijah234.6
3) Job43086.9
4) Moses142.8
Missing20 
TOTAL495100.0
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) Abraham40.8
2) Elijah51.0
3) Job20.4
4) Moses49097.8
Missing14 
TOTAL501100.0
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) Abraham46793.8
2) Elijah214.2
3) Job61.2
4) Moses40.8
Missing17 
TOTAL498100.0
23) What is the first book of the Bible? (q5) (FRSTBOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Genesis48799.4
2) Other20.4
3) Do not know10.2
Missing25 
TOTAL490100.0
24) What are the names of the first four books of the New Testament? (q6) (FS4NAMES)
TOTAL%
1) One of Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John10.2
2) Two of Mathew, Mark, Luke, or John20.4
3) Three of Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John10.2
4) Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John45492.5
6) Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, and Numbers326.5
8) Do not know10.2
Missing24 
TOTAL491100.0
25) Which one of the following is not one of the Ten Commandments? (q7) (NOT10COM)
TOTAL%
1) Do not commit adultery40.8
2) Do not steal81.6
3) Do unto others as you would have them do unto you46292.0
4) Keep the Sabbath holy285.6
Missing13 
TOTAL502100.0
26) To whom was it said: 'Look toward heaven, and count the stars, if you are able to count them… so shall your descendants be?' (q8) (WHOSAIDH)
TOTAL%
1) Abraham41888.6
2) Jacob285.9
3) Lot81.7
4) Noah183.8
Missing43 
TOTAL472100.0
27) What did God promise in his covenant with Noah? (q9) (GODPRNH)
TOTAL%
1) Noah would be the father of many nations336.7
2) Noah's family would inherit the land of Canaan234.6
3) The Messiah would be one of Noah's descendants30.6
4) There would never be another flood to destroy the earth43688.1
Missing20 
TOTAL495100.0
28) By what means were the Israelites guided through the wilderness after they left Egypt? (q10) (ISRWILEG)
TOTAL%
1) Jethro and his family71.5
2) Moses' knowledge of the area8718.4
3) The pillars of cloud and of fire36677.5
4) The reconnaissance of the 12 spies122.5
Missing43 
TOTAL472100.0
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%
1) Genesis143.1
2) Exodus5411.9
3) Leviticus28061.5
4) Deuteronomy10723.5
Missing60 
TOTAL455100.0
30) What was David's reaction to the death of Saul? (q12) (DVDESAUL)
TOTAL%
1) He investigated to find the killer51.1
2) He mourned38483.1
3) He rejoiced that he was free from his enemy275.8
4) He sang a psalm of thanksgiving4610.0
Missing53 
TOTAL462100.0
31) According to Joshua 2, what did Rehab do? (q13) (JOSHREHB)
TOTAL%
1) She helped the men of Jericho prepare for war.306.6
2) She hid Israelite spies.32872.4
3) She hid soldiers for the king.204.4
4) She warned the city of an enemy attack7516.6
Missing62 
TOTAL453100.0
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) Esther7816.3
2) Naomi39081.6
3) Orpah71.5
4) Shiprah30.6
Missing37 
TOTAL478100.0
33) About whom is the following said: 'Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace'? (q15) (HRWYPLPC)
TOTAL%
1) Ecclesiastes' wife6214.8
2) Job's wife399.3
3) The Queen of Sheba245.7
4) Wisdom29570.2
Missing95 
TOTAL420100.0
34) 'Happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways' is found in which book? (q16) (HPFRLDBK)
TOTAL%
1) Job92.1
2) Psalms17038.9
3) Proverbs23754.2
4) Ecclesiastes214.8
Missing78 
TOTAL437100.0
35) To what event does the book of Lamentations respond? (q17) (LAMNRESP)
TOTAL%
1) The death of Jonathan30.7
2) The death of Josiah245.6
3) The division of the kingdom6415.0
4) The destruction of Jerusalem33578.6
Missing89 
TOTAL426100.0
36) Who had a vision of four great beasts whose power will be broken when 'the holy ones of the Most High… receive the kingdom and possess the kingdom forever – forever and ever?' (q18) (VSBSPWKN)
TOTAL%
1) Amos122.9
2) Daniel24759.1
3) Isaiah11527.5
4) Zechariah4410.5
Missing97 
TOTAL418100.0
37) How does the prophet Micah answer the question 'What does the Lord require of you?' (q19) (MICHQUES)
TOTAL%
1) 'I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.'316.9
2) 'Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an everflowing stream.'71.6
3) 'Rend your hearts and not your clothing. Return to the Lord, your God, for he is gracious and merciful.'419.1
4) 'To do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God'37082.4
Missing66 
TOTAL449100.0
38) Isaiah is associated with what location? (q20) (ISASLOCA)
TOTAL%
1) Damascus5714.2
2) Jerusalem21954.6
3) Samaria8020.0
4) Sinai4511.2
Missing114 
TOTAL401100.0
39) Which of the following were Old Testament prophets? (Please check all that apply): Deuteronomy (q21_1) (OLDTSPR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48093.2
1) Checked356.8
TOTAL515100.0
40) Which of the following were Old Testament prophets? (Please check all that apply): Elijah (q21_2) (OLDTSPR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10219.8
1) Checked41380.2
TOTAL515100.0
41) Which of the following were Old Testament prophets? (Please check all that apply): Ezekiel (q21_3) (OLDTSPR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12424.1
1) Checked39175.9
TOTAL515100.0
42) Which of the following were Old Testament prophets? (Please check all that apply): Jeremiah (q21_4) (OLDTSPR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11923.1
1) Checked39676.9
TOTAL515100.0
43) Which of the following were Old Testament prophets? (Please check all that apply): Leviticus (q21_5) (OLDTSPR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45488.2
1) Checked6111.8
TOTAL515100.0
44) Which of the following were Old Testament prophets? (Please check all that apply): Paul (q21_6) (OLDTSPR6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50497.9
1) Checked112.1
TOTAL515100.0
45) Which of the following were Old Testament prophets? (Please check all that apply): None (q21_7) (OLDTSPR7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50497.9
1) Checked112.1
TOTAL515100.0
46) Where was Jesus baptized? (q22) (WHRJESBA)
TOTAL%
1) In the Dead Sea10.2
2) In the Jordan River43489.5
4) In the Sea of Galilee5010.3
Missing30 
TOTAL485100.0
47) To whom, and on what occasion, was it said, 'Certainly you are one of them, for you are a Galilean?' (q23) (SDYAGALI)
TOTAL%
1) To John, when he preached by the Jordan River327.0
2) To Joseph of Arimathea, when he asked for Jesus' body235.0
3) To Peter, when he stood in the court of the high priest38484.2
4) To Stephen, when he preached in Jerusalem173.7
Missing59 
TOTAL456100.0
48) Who said, 'Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands… I will not believe…?' (q24) (UNMKNLHD)
TOTAL%
1) Joseph of Arimathea102.0
2) Mary Magdalene153.0
3) Nathaniel30.6
4) Thomas46694.3
Missing21 
TOTAL494100.0
49) Which disciple was known as 'The Zealot?' (q25) (DISZEALT)
TOTAL%
1) Andrew368.4
2) James6715.7
3) Nathaniel184.2
4) Simon30771.7
Missing87 
TOTAL428100.0
50) Which of the gospels tells of Jesus driving the money changers out of the temple near the beginning of his ministry? (q26) (GSJSMNTP)
TOTAL%
1) Matthew16839.3
2) Mark10725.0
3) Luke6214.5
4) John9121.3
Missing87 
TOTAL428100.0
51) Who were the two who appeared talking with Jesus when he was transfigured? (q27) (APJETRAN)
TOTAL%
1) Abraham and Isaac368.1
2) Elijah and Isaac6214.0
3) Jacob and David265.9
4) Moses and Elijah31871.9
Missing73 
TOTAL442100.0
52) What was the answer given to the scribe's question: 'Which commandment is the first of all?' (q28) (ANSCCOMD)
TOTAL%
1) 'Do unto others as you would have others do unto you'122.5
2) 'Love one another as I have loved you'489.9
3) 'Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness and all these things will be yours as well'40.8
4) 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.'42086.8
Missing31 
TOTAL484100.0
53) Which of the following statements bests summarizes Paul's discussion of Abraham in his letter to the Romans? (q29) (PLABLTRM)
TOTAL%
1) As Abraham was a wanderer and a sojourner, so Christians are pilgrims and sojourners in this world10324.1
2) Justification by faith is exemplified by Abraham, since he received the promise by faith before he was circumcised.25459.3
3) Since Abraham was circumcised, all should be circumcised133.0
4) The promise made to Abraham is now extended to the Gentiles and is no longer valid for Jews5813.6
Missing87 
TOTAL428100.0
54) What book or letter contains an account of the day of Pentecost? (q30) (BKLTPENT)
TOTAL%
1) Acts36883.6
2) 1 Corinthians276.1
3) Ephesians194.3
4) Romans265.9
Missing75 
TOTAL440100.0
55) 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?' (q31) (BKPLLTCM)
TOTAL%
1) Colossians4410.5
2) Ephesians8720.8
3) Galatians12830.5
4) Romans16038.2
Missing96 
TOTAL419100.0
56) According to Ephesians, how should husbands love their wives? (q32) (EPHSLVWS)
TOTAL%
1) As Christ loves the church44493.3
2) As their wives love them112.3
3) By giving them clothing without spot or wrinkle51.1
4) By treating them fairly163.4
Missing39 
TOTAL476100.0
57) According to the letter of James, what is the one thing that no man can tame? (q33) (ACJMNOTM)
TOTAL%
1) Ambition337.4
2) Anger132.9
3) Lust5011.2
4) The tongue34978.4
Missing70 
TOTAL445100.0
58) According to John 1, why do we love? (q34) (JON1LOVE)
TOTAL%
1) Because love covers a multitude of sins20.4
2) Because God first loved us45995.8
3) Because love is the fulfillment of the law102.1
4) Because love never ends81.7
Missing36 
TOTAL479100.0
59) After his conversation with the Ethiopian eunuch, what did Philip do? (q35) (CNETCHPH)
TOTAL%
1) He ate with him4911.4
2) He baptized him33277.4
3) He introduced him to other Christians163.7
4) He took him to the temple327.5
Missing86 
TOTAL429100.0
60) Which of the following ideas or themes is not found in the book of Revelation? (q36) (TMSNOBKR)
TOTAL%
1) Exhortation to the churches12027.9
2) The Lamb who is worthy5312.3
3) The mark of the beast296.7
4) Jesus returns to take Christians to heaven before a climactic battle22853.0
Missing85 
TOTAL430100.0
61) How well informed are you about the range and scope of PC(USA) mission? (q37) (INFPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very informed102.0
2) Generally informed20040.3
3) A little informed23046.4
4) Not informed5611.3
Missing19 
TOTAL496100.0
62) Agree or disagree: I am comfortable letting the GAMC make decisions about where to allocate the mission dollars they receive? (q38) (GAMCDECS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree459.1
2) Agree23547.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree9719.7
4) Disagree5511.2
5) Strongly disagree367.3
6) Not sure244.9
Missing23 
TOTAL492100.0
63) How much do you value Presbyterians across the country working together in mission? (q39) (VLPRCNMS)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a bit30561.5
2) Some14128.4
3) A little336.7
4) Not at all30.6
5) Not sure142.8
Missing19 
TOTAL496100.0
64) How much has your participation in the 2009-2011 Presbyterian Panel helped you: communicate your opinion about church issues? (q40a) (PRPPCMIS)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a bit11623.6
2) A fair amount23648.0
3) Only a little9719.7
4) Not at all214.3
5) Not sure224.5
Missing23 
TOTAL492100.0
65) How much has your participation in the 2009-2011 Presbyterian Panel helped you: learn more about what is going on in the PC(USA)? (q40b) (PRPPLRPC)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a bit12024.6
2) A fair amount23648.4
3) Only a little10321.1
4) Not at all183.7
5) Not sure112.3
Missing27 
TOTAL488100.0
66) How much has your participation in the 2009-2011 Presbyterian Panel helped you: reflect on how you live out your Christian faith? (q40c) (PPRPRFFT)
TOTAL%
1) Quite a bit13527.8
2) A fair amount21043.2
3) Only a little9820.2
4) Not at all296.0
5) Not sure142.9
Missing29 
TOTAL486100.0
67) Overall, how would you rate your experience as a panelist? (q41) (RTEXPANL)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent8517.2
2) Good26854.1
3) Fair11022.2
4) Poor183.6
5) Not sure142.8
Missing20 
TOTAL495100.0
68) Code Survey Number (CODE)
69) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper29356.9
2) Web22243.1
TOTAL515100.0
70) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members21541.7
2) Elders30058.3
TOTAL515100.0
71) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (bq1) (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51322.88116
72) How far do you live from your congregation? (bq2) (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile407.8
1) 16913.5
2) 28516.6
3) 35911.5
4) 4407.8
5) 56011.7
6) 6295.7
7) 7193.7
8) 8173.3
9) 951.0
10) 10356.8
11) 1130.6
12) 1281.6
13) 1340.8
14) 1410.2
15) 1561.2
16) 1620.4
17) 1710.2
18) 1830.6
19) 1910.2
20) 2081.6
23) 2310.2
25) 2540.8
30) 3020.4
32) 3210.2
35) 3530.6
40) 4010.2
50) 5010.2
55) 5510.2
100) 10010.2
4000) 400010.2
Missing4 
TOTAL511100.0
73) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (bq3) (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4831316.9832691
74) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (bq4) (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39677.2
2) No11722.8
Missing2 
TOTAL513100.0
75) If you have ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church, are you serving now on session? (bq4a) (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29068.1
2) No13631.9
Missing89 
TOTAL426100.0
76) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (bq5) (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20139.3
2) No31160.7
Missing3 
TOTAL512100.0
77) If you have ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church, are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (bq5a) (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes196.7
2) No26493.3
Missing232 
TOTAL283100.0
78) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (bq6_1) (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33966.0
1) Checked17534.0
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
79) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (bq6_2) (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31661.5
1) Checked19838.5
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
80) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (bq6_3) (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47291.8
1) Checked428.2
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
81) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (bq6_4) (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45488.3
1) Checked6011.7
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
82) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of men's, women's, or youth group (bq6_5) (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37573.0
1) Checked13927.0
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
83) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (bq6_6) (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50197.5
1) Checked132.5
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
84) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (bq6_7) (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40378.4
1) Checked11121.6
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
85) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church school or Sunday school teacher/leader (bq6_8) (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39476.7
1) Checked12023.3
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
86) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (bq6_9) (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42382.3
1) Checked9117.7
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
87) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (bq7) (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.4
2) Less than once a year20.4
3) About once or twice a year51.0
4) Several times a year122.3
5) About once a month173.3
6) Two to three times a month6312.3
7) Nearly every week23645.9
8) Every week17734.4
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
88) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you attended programs or events at your church (besides worship; if you attended Sunday or church school, include those hours here)? (bq8a) (HREVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours7314.6
2) 1-2 hours10420.8
3) 3-4 hours11322.6
4) 5-6 hours7515.0
5) 7 or more hours13426.9
Missing16 
TOTAL499100.0
89) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event? (bq8b) (HRVOLUNT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours7815.8
2) 1-2 hours11823.9
3) 3-4 hours10922.1
4) 5-6 hours6914.0
5) 7 or more hours11924.1
Missing22 
TOTAL493100.0
90) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization which took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (bq8c) (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours24451.3
2) 1-2 hours11423.9
3) 3-4 hours5411.3
4) 5-6 hours245.0
5) 7 or more hours408.4
Missing39 
TOTAL476100.0
91) How many hours, if any, during the last 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 committee work)? (bq8d) (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours18638.1
2) 1-2 hours13928.5
3) 3-4 hours5711.7
4) 5-6 hours377.6
5) 7 or more hours6914.1
Missing27 
TOTAL488100.0
92) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (bq9) (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50819.46319
93) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Check only one. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, answer by putting a check by the one that influenced you most.) (bq10) (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist448.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)91.8
3) Episcopal102.0
4) Lutheran193.8
5) Methodist6613.1
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA23146.0
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)20.4
8) Reformed91.8
9) Roman Catholic367.2
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)275.4
11) Independent or non-denominational71.4
12) None112.2
13) Other (specify)316.2
Missing13 
TOTAL502100.0
94) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (bq11a) (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily8717.3
2) Several times a week8516.9
3) Weekly7715.3
4) Several times a month7013.9
5) Once a month5210.3
6) Less than once a month9719.3
7) Never357.0
Missing12 
TOTAL503100.0
95) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (bq11b) (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily32363.7
2) Several times a week9318.3
3) Weekly214.1
4) Several times a month387.5
5) Once a month91.8
6) Less than once a month142.8
7) Never91.8
Missing8 
TOTAL507100.0
96) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (bq11c) (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily61.2
2) Several times a week132.7
3) Weekly12726.3
4) Several times a month418.5
5) Once a month6112.6
6) Less than once a month7315.1
7) Never16233.5
Missing32 
TOTAL483100.0
97) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible or pray with family or friends (others) (bq11d) (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily5110.3
2) Several times a week489.7
3) Weekly5611.3
4) Several times a month5611.3
5) Once a month408.1
6) Less than once a month9318.8
7) Never15030.4
Missing21 
TOTAL494100.0
98) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read other devotional materials or religious books (bq11e) (DEVOTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily8617.0
2) Several times a week5210.3
3) Weekly448.7
4) Several times a month8617.0
5) Once a month6112.0
6) Less than once a month12224.1
7) Never5611.0
Missing8 
TOTAL507100.0
99) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (bq11f) (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily234.6
2) Several times a week265.3
3) Weekly244.8
4) Several times a month5410.9
5) Once a month397.9
6) Less than once a month11523.2
7) Never21443.2
Missing20 
TOTAL495100.0
100) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (bq11g) (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-almost daily24748.5
2) Several times a week489.4
3) Weekly254.9
4) Several times a month5310.4
5) Once a month305.9
6) Less than once a month7815.3
7) Never285.5
Missing6 
TOTAL509100.0
101) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (bq12) (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative305.9
2) Conservative14227.8
3) Moderate19538.2
4) Liberal10821.1
5) Very liberal367.0
Missing4 
TOTAL511100.0
102) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (bq13) (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33365.3
2) No17734.7
Missing5 
TOTAL510100.0
103) Would you say you have had a conversion experience -- that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (bq14) (EXPERIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23245.8
2) No27554.2
Missing8 
TOTAL507100.0
104) If you say you have had a conversion experience -- that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ -- how old were you when this happened? (bq14a) (AGEEXPER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22822.7515
105) In the last year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (bq15) (INVITEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34868.6
2) No15931.4
Missing8 
TOTAL507100.0
106) If you have invited someone to attend worship at your congregation, how many people would you estimate you have invited in the last year? (bq15a) (NUMINVIT)
TOTAL%
0) 010.3
1) 14112.2
2) 29829.1
3) 35115.1
4) 43811.3
5) 53610.7
6) 6267.7
7) 730.9
8) 820.6
9) 910.3
10) 10185.3
11) 1110.3
12) 1230.9
14) 1410.3
15) 1510.3
19) 1910.3
20) 2061.8
50) 5020.6
54) 5410.3
97) A few - several30.9
99) Don't know30.9
Missing178 
TOTAL337100.0
107) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (bq16) (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.5510.9
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.27654.5
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.16632.8
4) The Bible is not the word of God.91.8
Missing9 
TOTAL506100.0
108) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (bq17a) (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34968.2
2) Agree9518.6
3) Neutral or not sure5711.1
4) Disagree91.8
5) Strongly disagree20.4
Missing3 
TOTAL512100.0
109) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Jesus will return to Earth someday. (bq17b) (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25349.4
2) Agree11322.1
3) Neutral or not sure10520.5
4) Disagree285.5
5) Strongly disagree132.5
Missing3 
TOTAL512100.0
110) 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. (bq17c) (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree387.5
2) Agree11121.9
3) Neutral or not sure10821.3
4) Disagree18837.0
5) Strongly disagree6312.4
Missing7 
TOTAL508100.0
111) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (bq17d) (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree397.6
2) Agree11823.1
3) Neutral or not sure9117.8
4) Disagree15229.7
5) Strongly disagree11121.7
Missing4 
TOTAL511100.0
112) 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. (bq17e) (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18836.9
2) Agree12224.0
3) Neutral or not sure9017.7
4) Disagree7815.3
5) Strongly disagree316.1
Missing6 
TOTAL509100.0
113) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (bq17f) (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11622.8
2) Agree8216.1
3) Neutral or not sure12725.0
4) Disagree10620.8
5) Strongly disagree7815.3
Missing6 
TOTAL509100.0
114) Are you familiar with the fidelity clause [amendment] in the Book of Order? (bq18) (FIDELITY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37673.4
2) No13626.6
Missing3 
TOTAL512100.0
115) What would you personally like the presbyteries to do with regard to this proposed change (fidelity clause)? (bq19) (AMEND)
TOTAL%
1) Reject the new amendment and keep the Book of Order as it is now on this issue23045.2
2) Approve the new amendment and change the Book of Order17835.0
3) Not sure10119.8
Missing6 
TOTAL509100.0
116) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of deacons? (bq20a) (GAYDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely14528.5
2) Yes, probably10620.9
3) Not sure458.9
4) No, probably not6412.6
5) No, definitely not14829.1
Missing7 
TOTAL508100.0
117) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of elders? (bq20b) (GAYELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely14628.7
2) Yes, probably10119.9
3) Not sure418.1
4) No, probably not6713.2
5) No, definitely not15330.1
Missing7 
TOTAL508100.0
118) 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 the Word and Sacrament? (bq20c) (GAYMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely11823.2
2) Yes, probably6312.4
3) Not sure6112.0
4) No, probably not5811.4
5) No, definitely not20941.1
Missing6 
TOTAL509100.0
119) What is your sex? (bq21) (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female28856.1
2) Male22543.9
Missing2 
TOTAL513100.0
120) What is your current age? (bq22) (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51261.20312
121) What is your present marital status? (bq23) (MARS)
TOTAL%
1) Not married10019.5
2) Married41380.5
Missing2 
TOTAL513100.0
122) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? No, never married. (bq23a1) (NMAR)
TOTAL%
0) 048995.1
1) Not checked254.9
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
123) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed. (bq23a2) (WIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47392.0
1) Checked418.0
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
124) [If 'not currently married'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced. (bq23a3) (DIVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47792.8
1) Checked377.2
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
125) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed. (bq24_1) (CMWI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50197.5
1) Checked132.5
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
126) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced. (bq21_2) (CMDI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43584.6
1) Checked7915.4
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
127) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No. (bq24_3) (CMNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19638.1
1) Checked31861.9
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
128) 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). (bq25a) (SFAI)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist6015.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)92.3
3) Episcopal123.0
4) Lutheran205.0
5) Methodist6315.8
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA11629.0
7) Other Presbyterian20.5
8) Reformed102.5
9) Roman Catholic389.5
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)205.0
11) Independent or non-denominational41.0
12) Other (specify)143.5
13) None328.0
Missing115 
TOTAL400100.0
129) Please list the faith or denomination in which your spouse is currently affiliated. (bq25b) (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.3
3) Episcopal20.5
4) Lutheran20.5
5) Methodist30.8
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA32989.4
9) Roman Catholic51.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)10.3
11) Independent or non-denominational10.3
12) Other (specify)164.3
13) None82.2
Missing147 
TOTAL368100.0
130) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at your congregation? (bq26a) (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never123.0
2) Less than once a year71.8
3) About once or twice a year205.0
4) Several times a year287.0
5) About once a month174.3
6) Two to three times a month5413.5
7) Nearly every week14937.3
8) Every week11228.1
Missing116 
TOTAL399100.0
131) How often does your spouse attend Sunday (or other weekly) worship at another congregation? (bq26b) (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never7241.9
2) Less than once a year2011.6
3) About once or twice a year4023.3
4) Several times a year2313.4
5) About once a month31.7
6) Two to three times a month42.3
7) Nearly every week52.9
8) Every week52.9
Missing343 
TOTAL172100.0
132) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (bq27a1) (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31962.1
1) Checked19537.9
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
133) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (bq27b1) (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46390.1
1) Checked519.9
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
134) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed (bq27c1) (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47191.6
1) Checked438.4
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
135) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (bq27d1) (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50798.6
1) Checked71.4
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
136) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (bq27e1) (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29457.2
1) Checked22042.8
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
137) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (bq27f1) (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46490.3
1) Checked509.7
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
138) Please indicate your employment status. Student (bq27g1) (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50898.8
1) Checked61.2
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
139) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (bq27h1) (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51199.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
140) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (bq27a2) (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36971.8
1) Checked14528.2
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
141) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (bq27b2) (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47291.8
1) Checked428.2
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
142) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (bq27c2) (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47692.6
1) Checked387.4
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
143) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (bq27d2) (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51199.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
144) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (bq27e2) (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36170.2
1) Checked15329.8
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
145) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (bq27f2) (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47191.6
1) Checked438.4
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
146) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (bq27g2) (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51099.2
1) Checked40.8
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
147) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (bq27h2) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50498.1
1) Checked101.9
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
148) If you are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (bq28a) (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 082.8
1) 120.7
2) 210.3
5) 531.0
6) 620.7
7) 710.3
8) 872.4
9) 910.3
10) 1072.4
15) 1520.7
16) 1610.3
17) 1710.3
20) 20134.5
24) 2451.7
25) 2531.0
28) 2810.3
30) 30134.5
32) 3220.7
35) 3572.4
36) 3620.7
38) 3810.3
40) 408629.9
42) 4251.7
43) 4320.7
44) 4410.3
45) 45258.7
46) 4641.4
47) 4731.0
48) 4820.7
49) 4920.7
50) 504616.0
53) 5310.3
55) 5551.7
58) 5831.0
60) 60155.2
70) 7020.7
99) It varies - Don't know20.7
100) 10010.3
Missing227 
TOTAL288100.0
149) If your spouse is employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (bq28b) (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0166.7
4) 431.3
5) 520.8
8) 810.4
10) 1041.7
12) 1220.8
14) 1420.8
15) 1572.9
20) 20166.7
24) 2420.8
25) 2552.1
28) 2810.4
30) 3062.5
32) 3220.8
34) 3410.4
35) 3562.5
36) 3610.4
37) 3710.4
40) 407029.3
42) 4252.1
44) 4410.4
45) 45166.7
48) 4852.1
50) 504016.7
52) 5210.4
55) 5572.9
60) 6093.8
65) 6531.3
70) 7010.4
80) 8010.4
99) It varies - Don't know10.4
100) 10010.4
Missing276 
TOTAL239100.0
150) How many children do you have? (bq29) (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None5911.7
1) 16913.7
2) 219939.6
3) 311422.7
4) 4458.9
5) 5102.0
6) 671.4
Missing12 
TOTAL503100.0
151) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (bq30a) (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less20.4
2) High school diploma438.4
3) Some college, but no degree6011.8
4) Associate degree275.3
5) Bachelor's degree12223.9
6) Some graduate work6312.4
7) Graduate degree19337.8
Missing5 
TOTAL510100.0
152) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (bq30b) (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less51.2
2) High school diploma409.7
3) Some college, but no degree5513.3
4) Associate degree204.9
5) Bachelor's degree12029.1
6) Some graduate work276.6
7) Graduate degree14535.2
Missing103 
TOTAL412100.0
153) Check here if you live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing. (bq31) (IHOU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51199.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
154) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (bq31a) (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) One8116.0
2) Two28656.4
3) Three7915.6
4) Four428.3
5) Five163.2
6) Six20.4
7) Seven10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL507100.0
155) From the list below, select the choice that best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (bq32) (DHH)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone7815.4
2) A single parent, living with one or more children91.8
3) A married couple, no children in household27554.2
4) A married couple, living with one or more children12224.1
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)234.5
Missing8 
TOTAL507100.0
156) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (bq33) (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat17634.5
2) Independent10119.8
3) Republican22143.3
4) Other (specify)122.4
Missing5 
TOTAL510100.0
157) Did you or any other family member in your household fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (bq34) (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43284.4
2) No7214.1
3) Don't know61.2
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards [vol.]20.4
Missing3 
TOTAL512100.0
158) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (bq35_1) (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked224.3
1) Checked49295.7
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
159) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (bq35_2) (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50598.2
1) Checked91.8
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
160) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska Native (bq35_3) (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51199.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
161) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (bq35_4) (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50898.8
1) Checked61.2
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
162) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (bq35_5) (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50898.8
1) Checked61.2
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
163) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (bq35_6) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51399.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
164) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (bq36) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00061.3
2) $20,000-$29,999285.8
3) $30,000-$39,999387.9
4) $40,000-$49,999306.3
5) $50,000-$59,999428.8
6) $60,000-$69,999306.3
7) $70,000-$79,9994910.2
8) $80,000-$89,999336.9
9) $90,000-$99,999469.6
10) $100,000-$124,9995411.3
11) $125,000-$149,999418.5
12) $150,000-$199,999245.0
13) $200,000-$249,999255.2
14) $250,000 or more347.1
Missing35 
TOTAL480100.0
165) Did you or other household family members contribute any money to your congregation, in regular giving? (bq37a) (HHCG)
TOTAL%
1) No71.4
2) Yes50298.6
Missing6 
TOTAL509100.0
166) [If yes to regular giving] How much? (bq37a1) (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4618799.33265843
167) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household 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. (bq37b) (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) No24150.0
2) Yes24150.0
Missing33 
TOTAL482100.0
168) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (bq37b1) (AMTCAMP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2173389.4117576
169) During the calendar year, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings -- One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy. (bq37c) (SPECAPP)
TOTAL%
1) No7515.2
2) Yes41784.8
Missing23 
TOTAL492100.0
170) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (bq37c1) (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38815878.077123528
171) During the calendar year, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) directly, for any of its programs, such as Disaster Assistance, the Hunger Program, missions or missionaries, etc. (bq37d) (PCUSADIR)
TOTAL%
1) No31666.4
2) Yes16033.6
Missing39 
TOTAL476100.0
172) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (bq37d1) (AMTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) None10.7
5) 510.7
10) 1042.8
12) 1210.7
15) 1521.4
20) 2096.3
25) 25149.7
30) 3010.7
40) 4021.4
48) 4810.7
50) 502215.3
55) 5510.7
60) 6032.1
75) 7521.4
100) 1003625.0
110) 11010.7
120) 12010.7
150) 15010.7
200) 2001812.5
250) 25010.7
275) 27510.7
300) 30053.5
360) 36010.7
500) 50053.5
1000) 100010.7
1355) 135510.7
2300) 230010.7
3300) 330010.7
4000) 400010.7
8000) 800010.7
38000) 3800010.7
999999) Don't know32.1
Missing371 
TOTAL144100.0
173) During the calendar year, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (bq37e) (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) No24852.1
2) Yes22847.9
Missing39 
TOTAL476100.0
174) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (bq37e1) (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2076395.04869676
175) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes. (bq37f) (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) No428.3
2) Yes46191.7
Missing12 
TOTAL503100.0
176) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (bq37f1) (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL42818372.6127020
177) State (STATE)
178) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast8516.5
2) Midwest12524.3
3) South22143.0
4) West8316.1
Missing1 
TOTAL514100.0
179) Year congregation organized (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5141886.088179
180) Congregation total membership in year. (TOTMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL514557.142674
181) I-AGE: What is your current age? (bq22) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 35112.1
2) 35-497815.2
3) 50-6422243.4
4) 65+20139.3
Missing3 
TOTAL512100.0
182) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you? (bq30a) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less or high school diploma458.8
2) Associate's degree or some college, but no degree8717.1
3) Bachelor's degree12223.9
4) Some graduate work6312.4
5) Graduate degree19337.8
Missing5 
TOTAL510100.0
183) I-FINCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (bq36) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-FINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $59,99914430.0
2) $60,000-$89,99911223.3
3) $90,000-$124,99910020.8
4) $125,000 or more12425.8
Missing35 
TOTAL480100.0
184) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (bq33) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat17635.3
2) Independent10120.3
3) Republican22144.4
Missing17 
TOTAL498100.0
185) I-SEX: What is your sex? (bq21) (For use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female28856.1
2) Male22543.9
Missing2 
TOTAL513100.0