Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2012 - Current Issues in Church and Society, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Are you very optimistic or very pessimistic or somewhere in between concerning the future of: The Christian church generally? (Q1A)
TOTAL%
1) Very optimistic34832.7
2) Optimistic39236.8
3) Tend toward optimistic21720.4
4) Tend toward pessimistic757.0
5) Pessimistic212.0
6) Very pessimistic80.8
7) No opinion40.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1065100.0
2) Are you very optimistic or very pessimistic or somewhere in between concerning the future of: The church in the United States? (Q1B)
TOTAL%
1) Very optimistic878.2
2) Optimistic34132.3
3) Tend toward optimistic37035.0
4) Tend toward pessimistic18117.1
5) Pessimistic535.0
6) Very pessimistic201.9
7) No opinion40.4
Missing14 
TOTAL1056100.0
3) Are you very optimistic or very pessimistic or somewhere in between concerning the future of: The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Q1C)
TOTAL%
1) Very optimistic403.8
2) Optimistic18917.8
3) Tend toward optimistic30328.6
4) Tend toward pessimistic22020.8
5) Pessimistic15014.2
6) Very pessimistic15414.5
7) No opinion40.4
Missing10 
TOTAL1060100.0
4) Are you very optimistic or very pessimistic or somewhere in between concerning the future of: Your own congregation? (Q1D)
TOTAL%
1) Very optimistic20719.6
2) Optimistic38136.0
3) Tend toward optimistic27926.4
4) Tend toward pessimistic969.1
5) Pessimistic393.7
6) Very pessimistic171.6
7) No opinion393.7
Missing12 
TOTAL1058100.0
5) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? The PC(USA) should be united on a few essentials, and not worry about other differences. (Q2A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22721.5
2) Agree45443.0
3) Neutral or not sure12812.1
4) Disagree19818.8
5) Strongly disagree484.5
Missing15 
TOTAL1055100.0
6) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? The PC(USA) would be better off if there were a gracious separation of congregations unhappy with current policies in the church. (Q2B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21720.5
2) Agree31429.7
3) Neutral or not sure16615.7
4) Disagree27926.4
5) Strongly disagree817.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1057100.0
7) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Schism is about the worst thing that can happen to a denomination. (Q2C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree938.8
2) Agree21820.7
3) Neutral or not sure18317.4
4) Disagree45343.1
5) Strongly disagree1049.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1051100.0
8) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? A split in the PC(USA) is inevitable. (Q2D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16716.1
2) Agree34633.3
3) Neutral or not sure29027.9
4) Disagree19718.9
5) Strongly disagree403.8
Missing30 
TOTAL1040100.0
9) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? If controversy in the PC(USA) continues, we will lose a few members, but there will be not a large split. (Q2E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree232.2
2) Agree22221.0
3) Neutral or not sure29628.0
4) Disagree36834.7
5) Strongly disagree15014.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1059100.0
10) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? A church that is not clear about what it believes is not worth belonging to. (Q2F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23121.9
2) Agree43841.6
3) Neutral or not sure11210.6
4) Disagree20919.8
5) Strongly disagree646.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1054100.0
11) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: 1,001 New Worshipping Communities? (Q3A)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar353.3
2) Familiar16115.3
3) A little familiar19218.2
4) Not familiar66763.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1055100.0
12) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: Covenant Network of Presbyterians? (Q3B)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar27726.3
2) Familiar46243.9
3) A little familiar24723.5
4) Not familiar676.4
Missing17 
TOTAL1053100.0
13) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: Fellowship of Presbyterians? (Q3C)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar19418.3
2) Familiar38236.0
3) A little familiar26024.5
4) Not familiar22521.2
Missing9 
TOTAL1061100.0
14) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: Growing the Church Deep and Wide? (Q3D)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar434.1
2) Familiar18817.9
3) A little familiar23922.7
4) Not familiar58255.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1052100.0
15) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: Middle Governing Body Commission? (Q3E)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar817.7
2) Familiar28226.8
3) A little familiar32731.0
4) Not familiar36434.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1054100.0
16) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: More Light Presbyterians? (Q3F)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar24623.3
2) Familiar48245.7
3) A little familiar23822.6
4) Not familiar888.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1054100.0
17) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: Nature of the Church in the 21st Century Special Committee? (Q3G)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar131.2
2) Familiar464.4
3) A little familiar15314.5
4) Not familiar84579.9
Missing13 
TOTAL1057100.0
18) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: New Reformed Body (Evangelical Covenant Order of Presbyterians)? (Q3H)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar13913.1
2) Familiar31429.7
3) A little familiar31930.1
4) Not familiar28727.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1059100.0
19) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: NEXT Church? (Q3I)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar514.8
2) Familiar12511.8
3) A little familiar21120.0
4) Not familiar66963.4
Missing14 
TOTAL1056100.0
20) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: Presbyterian Coalition? (Q3J)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar11210.6
2) Familiar39637.5
3) A little familiar30328.7
4) Not familiar24423.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1055100.0
21) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: Presbyterians for Renewal? (Q3K)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar21019.9
2) Familiar50247.5
3) A little familiar27025.6
4) Not familiar747.0
Missing14 
TOTAL1056100.0
22) PC(USA) leaders are encouraging Presbyterians to create 1,001 new Presbyterian worshiping communities over the next ten years. The definition of a 'worshiping community' is deliberately broad, to include traditional new church developments and also immigrant fellowships, house churches, and a variety of other possibilities, including experimental ones. Were you previously aware of this '1,001 New Worshiping Communities' emphasis? (Q4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39437.1
2) No63659.9
3) Not sure312.9
Missing9 
TOTAL1061100.0
23) In your opinion, how realistic is this goal? (Q5)
TOTAL%
1) Very realistic767.1
2) Realistic37635.3
3) Not too realistic42740.1
4) Not at all realistic11410.7
5) Not sure716.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
24) How important is the creation of new worshiping communities for reaching the next generation of Presbyterians? (Q6)
TOTAL%
1) Essential47644.7
2) Important35533.4
3) Somewhat important14813.9
4) Not important403.8
5) Not sure454.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
25) In your opinion, how effective an evangelism tool is the creation of new communities of faith? (Q7)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective25524.0
2) Effective38636.4
3) Somewhat effective26525.0
4) Not effective585.5
5) Not sure979.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1061100.0
26) Suppose you had $100 to donate either to help existing congregations or to start new worshiping communities. Indicate how you would split that amount between the two options. (Must total $100.) How much would be given as assistance to existing congregations? (Q8A)
TOTAL%
0) None17616.9
1) 120.2
5) 520.2
10) 10262.5
20) 20494.7
25) 25767.3
30) 30383.6
33) 3310.1
35) 3560.6
40) 40474.5
45) 4530.3
50) 5029127.9
60) 60393.7
65) 6520.2
66) 6610.1
67) 6710.1
70) 70323.1
74) 7410.1
75) 75838.0
80) 80403.8
85) 8540.4
90) 90292.8
95) 9520.2
99) 9910.1
100) All928.8
Missing26 
TOTAL1044100.0
27) Suppose you had $100 to donate either to help existing congregations or to start new worshiping communities. Indicate how you would split that amount between the two options. (Must total $100.) How much would be given as development of new congregations or other new worshiping communities? (Q8B)
TOTAL%
0) None928.8
1) 110.1
5) 520.2
10) 10292.8
15) 1540.4
20) 20403.8
25) 25838.0
26) 2610.1
30) 30323.1
33) 3310.1
34) 3410.1
35) 3520.2
40) 40393.7
50) 5029127.9
55) 5530.3
60) 60474.5
65) 6560.6
67) 6710.1
70) 70383.6
75) 75767.3
80) 80494.7
90) 90262.5
95) 9520.2
99) 9920.2
100) All17616.9
Missing26 
TOTAL1044100.0
28) Total (TOTAL)
TOTAL%
100) 1044100.0
Missing26 
TOTAL1044100.0
29) In general, what part of the PC(USA) is best equipped to start new worshipping communities? (Check only one.) (Q9)
TOTAL%
1) The General Assembly Mission Council (the national mission and ministry agency of the PC(USA))151.4
2) Synods70.7
3) Presbyteries34232.5
4) Seminaries232.2
5) Existing congregations46644.3
6) Individual Presbyterians12511.9
7) Other (Please specify)726.8
8) Don't know [volunteered]20.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1052100.0
30) Are you aware of any opposite-sex couples who are living together outside of marriage ('cohabitating'): In your extended family? (Q10A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51748.8
2) No51048.1
3) Not sure333.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1060100.0
31) Are you aware of any opposite-sex couples who are living together outside of marriage ('cohabitating'): In your congregation? (Q10B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69465.5
2) No26324.8
3) Not sure1029.6
Missing11 
TOTAL1059100.0
32) Are you aware of any opposite-sex couples who are living together outside of marriage ('cohabitating'): Among your (other) friends and acquaintances? (Q10C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90084.8
2) No11711.0
3) Not sure444.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1061100.0
33) If yes to any part of Q10: Are any of these couples older adults who have not married solely or primarily for economic reasons (for example, marriage might reduce their separate Social Security payments)? (Q11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42843.6
2) No40741.5
3) Not sure14614.9
Missing89 
TOTAL981100.0
34) What is your opinion of two older persons in a sexual relationship who live together but have not married solely for economic reasons? (Q12)
TOTAL%
1) It is sinful30929.3
2) It is not sinful35033.2
3) It depends32530.8
4) Not sure706.6
Missing16 
TOTAL1054100.0
35) Please indicate your understanding of PC(USA) policy regarding the ordination of gay and lesbian persons as church officers--elders (ruling elders), deacons, and ministers (teaching elders). Is it permissible for church governing bodies (councils) to ordain gays and lesbians as: Elders (ruling elders)? (Q13A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, whether sexually active or not80176.5
2) Yes, but only if not sexually active18918.1
3) No575.4
Missing23 
TOTAL1047100.0
36) Please indicate your understanding of PC(USA) policy regarding the ordination of gay and lesbian persons as church officers--elders (ruling elders), deacons, and ministers (teaching elders). Is it permissible for church governing bodies (councils) to ordain gays and lesbians as: Deacons? (Q13B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, whether sexually active or not80176.6
2) Yes, but only if not sexually active18717.9
3) No585.5
Missing24 
TOTAL1046100.0
37) Please indicate your understanding of PC(USA) policy regarding the ordination of gay and lesbian persons as church officers--elders (ruling elders), deacons, and ministers (teaching elders). Is it permissible for church governing bodies (councils) to ordain gays and lesbians as: Ministers (teaching elders)? (Q13C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, whether sexually active or not79476.2
2) Yes, but only if not sexually active18317.6
3) No656.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1042100.0
38) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Presbyterian ministers should be prohibited from performing ceremonies that bless the union between two people of the same sex. (Q14A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28927.2
2) Agree12311.6
3) Neutral969.0
4) Disagree20519.3
5) Strongly disagree35133.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
39) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. In general, a person who has sex with someone of the same sex is committing a sin. (Q14B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27025.5
2) Agree16015.1
3) Neutral1009.4
4) Disagree21420.2
5) Strongly disagree31629.8
Missing10 
TOTAL1060100.0
40) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (Q14C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33831.9
2) Agree21420.2
3) Neutral11310.7
4) Disagree16015.1
5) Strongly disagree23322.0
Missing12 
TOTAL1058100.0
41) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. I would be comfortable with a pastor who is gay or lesbian. (Q14D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37035.2
2) Agree23322.2
3) Neutral11410.9
4) Disagree12411.8
5) Strongly disagree20919.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1050100.0
42) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. The Bible is clear in its teaching on homosexuality. (Q14E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26024.6
2) Agree20519.4
3) Neutral1039.7
4) Disagree31129.4
5) Strongly disagree17916.9
Missing12 
TOTAL1058100.0
43) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. The PC(USA) should prohibit sexually active gays and lesbians from being ordained to the ministry. (Q14F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28126.5
2) Agree12111.4
3) Neutral635.9
4) Disagree17516.5
5) Strongly disagree42239.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1062100.0
44) Has there been any discussion in your congregation in the past year about the possibility of the congregation: Switching to a different presbytery within the PC(USA)? (Q15A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, a lot201.9
2) Yes, some757.2
3) Yes, but only a little878.4
4) Not that I am aware of85982.5
Missing29 
TOTAL1041100.0
45) Has there been any discussion in your congregation in the past year about the possibility of the congregation: Leaving the PC(USA)? (Q15B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, a lot726.9
2) Yes, some11611.1
3) Yes, but only a little13512.9
4) Not that I am aware of72269.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1045100.0
46) In general, which option would be your preference for your congregation? (Check only one.) (Q16)
TOTAL%
1) Maintain the status quo as a PC(USA) congregation in our current presbytery78474.5
2) Consider other options, up to and including leaving the PC(USA)18918.0
3) Not sure797.5
Missing18 
TOTAL1052100.0
47) Various options have been proposed in recent months for congregations that are unhappy with the PC(USA). For each such option listed below, indicate how interested you would be in having your congregation consider it. Switching to a different presbytery, wherever located, whose congregations are more theologically compatible with your own? (Q17A)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested656.2
2) Interested11410.9
3) Only a little interested999.4
4) Not at all interested73470.0
5) Not sure363.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1048100.0
48) Various options have been proposed in recent months for congregations that are unhappy with the PC(USA). For each such option listed below, indicate how interested you would be in having your congregation consider it. Working toward setting up new, parallel structures in your current presbytery that would have theological perspectives more compatible with your own ('a presbytery within a presbytery')? (Q17B)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested585.6
2) Interested12111.6
3) Only a little interested13512.9
4) Not at all interested69166.1
5) Not sure403.8
Missing25 
TOTAL1045100.0
49) Various options have been proposed in recent months for congregations that are unhappy with the PC(USA). For each such option listed below, indicate how interested you would be in having your congregation consider it. Becoming a part of a new Reformed body (Evangelical Covenant Order of Presbyterians) while maintaining full, affiliate, or union status in the PC(USA)? (Q17C)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested848.1
2) Interested13412.8
3) Only a little interested1009.6
4) Not at all interested69066.2
5) Not sure353.4
Missing27 
TOTAL1043100.0
50) Various options have been proposed in recent months for congregations that are unhappy with the PC(USA). For each such option listed below, indicate how interested you would be in having your congregation consider it. Leaving the PC(USA) completely for a new Reformed body (Evangelical Covenant Order of Presbyterians)? (Q17D)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested514.9
2) Interested888.4
3) Only a little interested928.8
4) Not at all interested77774.4
5) Not sure373.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1045100.0
51) Various options have been proposed in recent months for congregations that are unhappy with the PC(USA). For each such option listed below, indicate how interested you would be in having your congregation consider it. Leaving the PC(USA) completely for another existing Reformed denomination such as the Evangelical Presbyterian Church or the Presbyterian Church in America? (Q17E)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested383.7
2) Interested686.5
3) Only a little interested747.1
4) Not at all interested82979.6
5) Not sure323.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1041100.0
52) Various options have been proposed in recent months for congregations that are unhappy with the PC(USA). For each such option listed below, indicate how interested you would be in having your congregation consider it. Other (specify): (Q17F)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested5720.3
2) Interested258.9
3) Only a little interested31.1
4) Not at all interested14049.8
5) Not sure5619.9
Missing789 
TOTAL281100.0
53) In 2011, did your congregation give any money through its budget to support the mission or ministry of one or more non-Presbyterian agencies or organizations? (Q18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83579.1
2) No12812.1
3) Not sure928.7
Missing15 
TOTAL1055100.0
54) If Q18 is 'yes,'] How many such organizations? (Write the number on the line; please estimate if you don't know exactly.) (Q18A)
TOTAL%
0) Non numerical responses10.1
1) 1304.3
2) 27310.4
3) 39914.2
4) 47610.9
5) 510014.3
6) 6355.0
7) 7182.6
8) 8385.4
9) 930.4
10) 109513.6
11) 1130.4
12) 12263.7
14) 1440.6
15) 15243.4
16) 1610.1
17) 1710.1
18) 1860.9
20) 20192.7
21) 2110.1
22) 2210.1
23) 2310.1
25) 2571.0
26) 2610.1
27) 2710.1
30) 3040.6
32) 3210.1
35) 3510.1
37) 3710.1
40) 4010.1
45) 4510.1
50) 5040.6
98) 90 or more10.1
99) Do not know213.0
Missing371 
TOTAL699100.0
55) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: Of habit--we've been giving to the same non-PC(USA) organization(s) for many years? (Q19A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60473.6
2) No17921.8
3) Not sure384.6
Missing249 
TOTAL821100.0
56) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: Of lack of trust in national agencies of the PC(USA)? (Q19B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15218.5
2) No61274.5
3) Not sure587.1
Missing248 
TOTAL822100.0
57) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: The non-PC(USA) organization is located in our community or area? (Q19C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76493.1
2) No475.7
3) Not sure101.2
Missing249 
TOTAL821100.0
58) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: non-PC(USA) organization provides better communication about the use of our dollars? (Q19D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20425.0
2) No50461.8
3) Not sure10713.1
Missing255 
TOTAL815100.0
59) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: The congregation/someone in the congregation has ties to the non- PC(USA) organization? (Q19E)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68082.9
2) No11313.8
3) Not sure273.3
Missing250 
TOTAL820100.0
60) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: The non-PC(USA) organization does a type of ministry that the PC(USA) does not? (Q19F)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47357.8
2) No24029.3
3) Not sure10512.8
Missing252 
TOTAL818100.0
61) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: The non-PC(USA) organization makes better use of the funds given to it? (Q19G)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14517.7
2) No49059.9
3) Not sure18322.4
Missing252 
TOTAL818100.0
62) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: PC(USA) organizations take our giving for granted? (Q19H)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10012.3
2) No61975.9
3) Not sure9711.9
Missing254 
TOTAL816100.0
63) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: We don't like the theological stance of the national agencies of the PC(USA)? (Q19I)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15318.7
2) No59072.0
3) Not sure769.3
Missing251 
TOTAL819100.0
64) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: Other (specify)? (Q19J)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5532.9
2) No6740.1
3) Not sure4526.9
Missing903 
TOTAL167100.0
65) Does your congregation provide any financial support for one or more missionaries serving outside the United States? (Q20)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58355.4
2) No38036.1
3) Not sure898.5
Missing18 
TOTAL1052100.0
66) [If Q20 is 'yes,'] How many missionaries? (Write the number on the line: please estimate if you don't know exactly.) (Q20A)
TOTAL%
1) 111923.2
2) 215229.6
3) 38216.0
4) 4438.4
5) 5316.0
6) 6183.5
7) 730.6
8) 851.0
10) 10142.7
11) 1110.2
12) 1261.2
14) 1410.2
15) 1581.6
17) 1720.4
18) 1810.2
20) 2061.2
24) 2410.2
30) 3020.4
32) 3210.2
35) 3510.2
50) 5030.6
99) Do not know142.7
Missing556 
TOTAL514100.0
67) [If Q20 is 'yes,'] Of these missionaries, are any of them: Appointed by the PC(USA) through its World Mission office? (Q21A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34661.1
2) No18432.5
3) Not sure366.4
Missing504 
TOTAL566100.0
68) [If Q20 is 'yes,'] Of these missionaries, are any of them: Appointed or sent by an organization other than the PC(USA) office? (Q21B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29052.7
2) No21238.5
3) Not sure488.7
Missing520 
TOTAL550100.0
69) [If Q20 is 'yes,'] Of these missionaries, are any of them: Appointed or sent by your congregation directly without the aid of another office or organization? (Q21C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9918.5
2) No40475.5
3) Not sure326.0
Missing535 
TOTAL535100.0
70) [If Q20 is 'yes,'] Of these missionaries, are any of them: Appointed or sent in some other way? (specify): (Q21D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7619.5
2) No23259.6
3) Not sure8120.8
Missing681 
TOTAL389100.0
71) Survey number (CODE)
72) Filepath (FILEPATH)
73) Filename (FILENAME)
74) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper45542.5
2) Web61557.5
TOTAL1070100.0
75) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament (also known as a teaching elder in the new Form of Government)? (BQ1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10551990.64312
76) In what denomination were you ordained? (BQ2)
TOTAL%
1) PC(USA) or one of its predecessor denominations98292.9
2) Other757.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1057100.0
77) Before entering seminary for your M.Div. or B.D. degree, were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (BQ3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43541.2
2) No62258.8
Missing13 
TOTAL1057100.0
78) [If BQ3 is 'yes,'] If yes, how many years were you in that job or career? (BQ3A)
TOTAL%
1) 71.6
2) 296.7
3) 337.7
4) 286.5
5) 286.5
6) 225.1
7) 296.7
8) 204.6
9) 112.6
10) 5312.3
11) 102.3
12) 153.5
13) 30.7
14) 184.2
15) 163.7
16) 133.0
17) 61.4
18) 92.1
19) 30.7
20) 276.3
21) 30.7
22) 61.4
23) 61.4
24) 40.9
25) 112.6
26) 40.9
27) 30.7
30) 71.6
32) 40.9
34) 10.2
35) 10.2
37) 10.2
Missing639 
TOTAL431100.0
79) From what seminary or other school did you receive your M.Div. or B.D.? (BQ4)
TOTAL%
1) Auburn-Union (New York)212.0
2) Austin585.5
3) Columbia928.7
4) Dubuque413.9
5) Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico40.4
6) Fuller868.1
7) Gordon Conwell434.1
8) Johnson C. Smith70.7
9) Louisville706.6
10) McCormick444.2
11) Pittsburgh625.9
12) Princeton19218.2
13) San Francisco524.9
14) Union (Virginia)777.3
15) Other20819.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1057100.0
80) In what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D.? (BQ5)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10541989.51412
81) Are you currently employed? (BQ6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98793.0
2) No--not employed312.9
3) No--retired434.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1061100.0
82) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? Pastor, co-pastor, associate pastor, interim pastor, supply pastor, or other pastoral leader of a congregation. (BQ7_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27525.8
1) Checked78974.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
83) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? A non-pastoral position in a congregation. (BQ7_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105999.5
1) Checked50.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
84) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? Faculty or staff at a seminary or theological school. (BQ7_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104097.7
1) Checked242.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
85) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? Faculty or staff at another educational institution. (BQ7_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102396.1
1) Checked413.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
86) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? Chaplain in the military. (BQ7_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105799.3
1) Checked70.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
87) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? Chaplain in a hospital or other health-care facility. (BQ7_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100994.8
1) Checked555.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
88) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? Other chaplain. (BQ7_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103797.5
1) Checked272.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
89) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? PC(USA) national, synod, or presbytery staff. (BQ7_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103196.9
1) Checked333.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
90) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency. (BQ7_9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105899.4
1) Checked60.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
91) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? Professional pastoral counselor. (BQ7_10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105399.0
1) Checked111.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
92) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? Other employment with a religious organization (specify). (BQ7_11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104197.8
1) Checked232.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
93) Which category (-ies) best describes your current employment? All other (including secular) employment (specify) (BQ7_12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100594.5
1) Checked595.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
94) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include congregations you are serving as a stated or temporary supply pastor.) (BQ8)
TOTAL%
1) One76495.5
2) Two or more yoked congregations202.5
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations162.0
Missing270 
TOTAL800100.0
95) If two or more congregations, how many? (BQ8A)
TOTAL%
2) 2978.4
3) 718.9
4) 12.7
Missing1033 
TOTAL37100.0
96) In your service as a pastor of a congregation or congregations, approximately how many hours per week do you spend in your work as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) (BQ9A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL78947.35615
97) In your service as a pastor of a congregation or congregations, approximately how many hours per week are you paid to work as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) (BQ9B)
TOTAL%
0) 60.9
1) 20.3
2) 40.6
4) 20.3
7) 10.2
8) 30.5
10) 111.7
12) 40.6
15) 40.6
16) 10.2
18) 20.3
19) 30.5
20) 406.0
24) 60.9
25) 172.6
27) 10.2
28) 20.3
30) 172.6
32) 30.5
34) 20.3
35) 132.0
36) 20.3
37) 10.2
40) 28843.2
42) 30.5
44) 20.3
45) 314.7
46) 10.2
48) 162.4
50) 11216.8
52) 30.5
55) 142.1
58) 10.2
60) 162.4
62) 20.3
65) 10.2
75) 30.5
84) 10.2
99) 233.5
168) 20.3
Missing404 
TOTAL666100.0
98) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (BQ10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14417.9
2) No65982.1
Missing267 
TOTAL803100.0
99) What is the pastoral position that you currently occupy in a congregation? Pastor (BQ11_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54250.9
1) Checked52249.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
100) What is the pastoral position (s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Associate Pastor (BQ11_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked95289.5
1) Checked11210.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
101) What is the pastoral position (s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Co-pastor (BQ11_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102996.7
1) Checked353.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
102) What is the pastoral position (s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Stated or temporary supply pastor (BQ11_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99293.2
1) Checked726.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
103) What is the pastoral position (s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Interim pastor (BQ11_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102696.4
1) Checked383.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
104) What is the pastoral position (s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Designated pastor (BQ11_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104598.2
1) Checked191.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
105) What is the pastoral position (s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Parish associate (BQ11_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105098.7
1) Checked141.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
106) What is the pastoral position(s) that you currently occupy in a congregation? Other (specify) (BQ11_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104598.2
1) Checked191.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
107) Is the congregation (or other organization) with which you are employed affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (BQ12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85283.9
2) No13213.0
3) I am employed with two or more congregations or organizations and at least one of them is affiliated with the PC(USA) and at least one is not151.5
4) Not employed [web only]171.7
Missing54 
TOTAL1016100.0
108) Over the past year, how often have you led or attended Sunday worship at your congregation? (BQ13)
TOTAL%
1) Every week49947.1
2) Nearly every week43641.2
3) 2-3 times a month524.9
4) About once a month141.3
5) Several times, but less than once a month312.9
6) Once or twice151.4
7) Never121.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1059100.0
109) [If BQ13 does not = 7] Have you worshiped at a PC(USA) congregation a majority of times? (BQ13A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86890.9
2) No879.1
Missing115 
TOTAL955100.0
110) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (If you were part of more than one faith or denomination as a child, respond by marking the one in which you were most involved.) (BQ14)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist777.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)50.5
3) Episcopalian131.2
4) Lutheran252.4
5) Methodist807.5
6) Presbyterian (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA or UPCNA67263.3
7) Other Presbyterian262.5
8) Reformed262.5
9) Roman Catholic343.2
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregationalist)191.8
11) Independent or non-denominational201.9
12) Other Christian292.7
13) Other non-Christian10.1
14) None343.2
Missing9 
TOTAL1061100.0
111) How old were you when you first began attending Presbyterian church? [If less than one year old, write 0 (zero)] (BQ15)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106010.86113
112) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ16)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative494.6
2) Conservative25624.2
3) Moderate34632.7
4) Liberal29127.5
5) Very liberal11611.0
Missing12 
TOTAL1058100.0
113) Would you say you have had a conversion experience--that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (BQ17)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71167.1
2) No34932.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1060100.0
114) [If BQ17 is 'yes,'] How old were you when this happened? (BQ17A)
TOTAL%
0) 30.4
1) 10.1
3) 30.4
4) 20.3
5) 91.3
6) 121.7
7) 131.9
8) 172.4
9) 162.3
10) 152.1
11) 152.1
12) 568.0
13) 507.2
14) 547.7
15) 578.2
16) 578.2
17) 618.7
18) 517.3
19) 344.9
20) 263.7
21) 253.6
22) 142.0
23) 121.7
24) 60.9
25) 131.9
26) 101.4
27) 91.3
28) 91.3
29) 20.3
30) 50.7
31) 20.3
32) 50.7
33) 71.0
34) 50.7
35) 40.6
36) 20.3
37) 30.4
38) 30.4
39) 10.1
40) 30.4
41) 20.3
42) 10.1
43) 10.1
45) 20.3
50) 10.1
Missing371 
TOTAL699100.0
115) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (BQ18A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree85080.0
2) Agree15414.5
3) Neutral or not sure464.3
4) Disagree70.7
5) Strongly disagree60.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1063100.0
116) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Jesus will return to Earth some day. (BQ18B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree58355.3
2) Agree21820.7
3) Neutral or not sure18017.1
4) Disagree393.7
5) Strongly disagree353.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1055100.0
117) 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. (BQ18C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree403.8
2) Agree958.9
3) Neutral or not sure14613.7
4) Disagree51348.3
5) Strongly disagree26825.2
Missing8 
TOTAL1062100.0
118) 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. (BQ18D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree282.6
2) Agree12111.4
3) Neutral or not sure12712.0
4) Disagree38035.9
5) Strongly disagree40338.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1059100.0
119) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (BQ18E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19518.4
2) Agree18517.5
3) Neutral or not sure17516.5
4) Disagree26124.6
5) Strongly disagree24322.9
Missing11 
TOTAL1059100.0
120) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BQ19A)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily47444.8
2) Several times a week34332.4
3) Weekly14613.8
4) Several times a month494.6
5) Once a month171.6
6) Less than once a month252.4
7) Never40.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1058100.0
121) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Prayed privately (BQ19B)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily82878.2
2) Several times a week16215.3
3) Weekly333.1
4) Several times a month181.7
5) Once a month60.6
6) Less than once a month80.8
7) Never40.4
Missing11 
TOTAL1059100.0
122) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Attended a Bible study or prayer group (BQ19C)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily262.5
2) Several times a week13212.6
3) Weekly43841.8
4) Several times a month14814.1
5) Once a month1039.8
6) Less than once a month13713.1
7) Never656.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1049100.0
123) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Otherwise read the Bible with or prayed with family or friends (BQ19D)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily18517.6
2) Several times a week23422.3
3) Weekly22020.9
4) Several times a month15014.3
5) Once a month767.2
6) Less than once a month13512.8
7) Never514.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1051100.0
124) Over the past year, how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read devotional materials or religious books (BQ19E)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily27425.9
2) Several times a week31129.4
3) Weekly20519.4
4) Several times a month15414.5
5) Once a month494.6
6) Less than once a month545.1
7) Never121.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1059100.0
125) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (BQ19F)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily25924.5
2) Several times a week28727.2
3) Weekly16315.5
4) Several times a month13512.8
5) Once a month605.7
6) Less than once a month898.4
7) Never625.9
Missing15 
TOTAL1055100.0
126) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Said grace before meals? (BQ19G)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily75571.5
2) Several times a week16115.2
3) Weekly383.6
4) Several times a month555.2
5) Once a month151.4
6) Less than once a month201.9
7) Never121.1
Missing14 
TOTAL1056100.0
127) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Met with other ministers in a pastoral support or peer group (BQ19H)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily181.7
2) Several times a week232.2
3) Weekly14513.7
4) Several times a month16015.1
5) Once a month32130.3
6) Less than once a month27225.7
7) Never12111.4
Missing10 
TOTAL1060100.0
128) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BQ20)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.504.7
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.65261.9
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.33732.0
4) The Bible is not the word of God.121.1
5) Other (volunteered response)30.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1054100.0
129) How important is being a part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to you? (BQ21)
TOTAL%
1) Very important43240.6
2) Important38936.6
3) Slightly important16815.8
4) Not important676.3
5) Not sure70.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1063100.0
130) In states and territories of the United States where same-sex marriage is legal, should the PC(USA) permit Presbyterian ministers to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies? (BQ22)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50847.8
2) Yes, as long as the ceremony takes place away from PC(USA) church property and facilities191.8
3) No42139.6
4) Not sure11410.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1062100.0
131) What is your gender? (BQ23)
TOTAL%
1) Female35233.2
2) Male70966.8
Missing9 
TOTAL1061100.0
132) Were you born a U.S. citizen? (BQ24)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100895.0
2) No535.0
Missing9 
TOTAL1061100.0
133) What is your current age? (BQ25)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL105553.4411
134) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (BQ26_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked736.9
1) Checked99193.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
135) What is your race or origin? Black or African American? (BQ26_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104898.5
1) Checked161.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
136) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska Native (BQ26_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105699.2
1) Checked80.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
137) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (BQ26_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103797.5
1) Checked272.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
138) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (BQ26_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104898.5
1) Checked161.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
139) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (BQ26_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105699.2
1) Checked80.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
140) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (BQ27)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat54952.3
2) Independent26325.1
3) Republican19318.4
4) Other444.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1049100.0
141) What is your marital status? (BQ28)
TOTAL%
1) Not married16515.7
2) Married88784.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1052100.0
142) [If BQ28 is 'not married,'] Have you ever been married? No, never married (BQ28A_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98692.7
1) Checked787.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
143) [If BQ28 is 'not married,'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced (BQ28A_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98492.5
1) Checked807.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
144) [If BQ28 is 'not married,'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed (BQ28A_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105399.0
1) Checked111.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
145) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No (BQ29_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38436.1
1) Checked68063.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
146) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced (BQ29_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked90685.2
1) Checked15814.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
147) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed (BQ29_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105298.9
1) Checked121.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
148) [If BQ28 is 'married'] Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (BQ30)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15017.4
2) No71482.6
Missing206 
TOTAL864100.0
149) [If BQ30 is 'yes,'] Is he or she a minister in the PC(USA)? (BQ30A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12686.9
2) No1913.1
Missing925 
TOTAL145100.0
150) How many children do you have? [If none, write 0 (zero). Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted.] (BQ31)
TOTAL%
0) None20719.7
1) 113212.5
2) 243341.1
3) 321320.2
4) 4555.2
5) 540.4
6) 650.5
7) 720.2
8) 820.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1053100.0
151) If you live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing, check this box. (BQ32A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106299.8
1) Checked20.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
152) [If BQ32A is 'not checked,'] Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (BQ32)
TOTAL%
1) 13512.7
2) 52649.7
3) 16916.0
4) 15915.0
5) 585.5
6) 90.8
7) 20.2
8) 10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1059100.0
153) From this list below, select the choice that best describes all the people in the household in which you live. (For example, a young adult living with both parents would check '4') (BQ33)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone12612.0
2) A single adult, living with one or more children212.0
3) A married couple, no children in the household49246.9
4) A married couple, living with one or more children36534.8
5) Some other arrangement464.4
Missing20 
TOTAL1050100.0
154) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2010? (If you live alone or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (BQ34)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000111.1
2) $20,000-$29,999201.9
3) $30,000-$39,999525.0
4) $40,000-$49,999747.1
5) $50,000-$59,99912612.1
6) $60,000-$69,99911110.6
7) $70,000- $79,99910910.4
8) $80,000-$89,99910710.2
9) $90,000- $99,999938.9
10) $100,000- $109,999908.6
11) $110,000- $124,999797.6
12) $125,000-$149,999716.8
13) $150,000-$199,999595.7
14) $200,000- $249,999232.2
15) $250,000 or more191.8
Missing26 
TOTAL1044100.0
155) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ35)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75471.3
2) No30028.4
3) Don't know40.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1058100.0
156) Indicate whether, during the 2010 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category. To your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign) (BQ36A)
TOTAL%
1) No787.4
2) Yes97592.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1053100.0
157) [If BQ36A is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [regular giving]: (BQ36A_1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8885423.9945816
158) Indicate whether, during the 2010 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category. 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 (BQ36B)
TOTAL%
1) No67966.3
2) Yes34533.7
Missing46 
TOTAL1024100.0
159) [If BQ36B is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [special capital campaign]: (BQ36B_1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2975627.15858748
160) Indicate whether, during the 2010 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category. 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 (BQ36C)
TOTAL%
1) No27726.7
2) Yes75973.3
Missing34 
TOTAL1036100.0
161) [ If BQ36C is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [special appeal campaign]: (BQ36C_1)
TOTAL%
0) None10.1
10) 1040.6
20) 2081.2
25) 2560.9
30) 3010.1
40) 4030.4
45) 4510.1
50) 50466.7
60) 6030.4
75) 7581.2
80) 8060.9
100) 10012317.9
110) 11010.1
120) 12010.1
125) 12530.4
150) 150324.7
160) 16010.1
195) 19510.1
200) 20012618.4
210) 21010.1
215) 21510.1
220) 22010.1
225) 22510.1
250) 250345.0
300) 300629.0
340) 34010.1
350) 35030.4
400) 400263.8
450) 45010.1
500) 5009814.3
525) 52510.1
600) 600111.6
700) 70081.2
750) 75020.3
770) 77010.1
800) 80020.3
900) 90010.1
920) 92010.1
1000) 1000334.8
1200) 120010.1
1300) 130010.1
1500) 150040.6
1950) 195010.1
2000) 200081.2
3000) 300010.1
4000) 400010.1
4900) 490010.1
7000) 700010.1
10000) 1000010.1
999999) Don't know20.3
Missing384 
TOTAL686100.0
162) Indicate whether, during the 2010 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category. Directly to the Presbyterian Church, (U.S.A.) or one of its ministries, such as Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (BQ36D)
TOTAL%
1) No65464.1
2) Yes36735.9
Missing49 
TOTAL1021100.0
163) [If BQ36D is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [PC(USA) directly]: (BQ36D_1)
TOTAL%
0) None20.6
10) 1041.2
20) 2061.8
25) 25103.0
35) 3510.3
40) 4020.6
50) 505416.4
60) 6010.3
75) 7541.2
100) 1008726.4
150) 150113.3
200) 2004614.0
240) 24020.6
250) 250123.6
300) 300123.6
370) 37010.3
400) 40030.9
450) 45010.3
500) 500247.3
550) 55010.3
600) 60041.2
750) 75010.3
800) 80020.6
940) 94010.3
1000) 1000134.0
1200) 120041.2
1500) 150030.9
1750) 175010.3
1800) 180020.6
2000) 200020.6
2300) 230010.3
2500) 250010.3
3000) 300010.3
4500) 450010.3
4800) 480010.3
5000) 500030.9
7000) 700010.3
7500) 750010.3
32500) 3250010.3
75000) 7500010.3
Missing741 
TOTAL329100.0
164) Indicate whether, during the 2010 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category. Directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA) (BQ36E)
TOTAL%
1) No38737.5
2) Yes64462.5
Missing39 
TOTAL1031100.0
165) [If BQ36E is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [to other religion groups or causes]: (BQ36E_1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5716585.17372364
166) Indicate whether, during the 2010 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category. To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes (United Way, Red Cross, arts group, etc.) (BQ36F)
TOTAL%
1) No22021.1
2) Yes82378.9
Missing27 
TOTAL1043100.0
167) [If BQ36F is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes]: (BQ36F_1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7375620.07563508
168) Identification number (CODE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10706185.816681
169) Occ (OCC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1065294.279290
170) Sex (SEX)
171) Pastor occupation (PASTROCC)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor-copastor54050.8
2) Associate-assistant pastor10610.0
3) Supply pastor656.1
4) Interims373.5
5) Chaplains545.1
6) PC(USA) executives252.3
7) Schools272.5
8) Counselors70.7
10) Other professionals444.1
11) Other15914.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
172) State (STA)
173) Pastor (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Non-pastor39837.4
1) Pastor66662.6
Missing6 
TOTAL1064100.0
174) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors78273.1
4) Specialized clergy28826.9
TOTAL1070100.0
175) State (STATE)
176) Year congregation founded (ORGYEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7061863.334273
177) Total number of members in 2010 (TOTEM10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL706362.52531
178) I-FINCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2010? (If you live alone or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-FINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $59,99928327.1
2) $60,000-$89,99932731.3
3) $90,000- $124,99926225.1
4) $125,000 or more17216.5
Missing26 
TOTAL1044100.0
179) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat54952.3
2) Independent26325.1
3) Republican19318.4
4) Other444.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1049100.0
180) I-SEX: What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female35233.2
2) Male70966.8
Missing9 
TOTAL1061100.0