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

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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 optimistic22915.3
2) Optimistic58438.9
3) Tend toward optimistic45930.6
4) Tend toward pessimistic16110.7
5) Pessimistic342.3
6) Very pessimistic120.8
7) No opinion211.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1500100.0
2) Are you very optimistic or very pessimistic or somewhere in between concerning the future of: church in the United States? (Q1B)
TOTAL%
1) Very optimistic14810.1
2) Optimistic54437.0
3) Tend toward optimistic49233.4
4) Tend toward pessimistic19713.4
5) Pessimistic463.1
6) Very pessimistic161.1
7) No opinion292.0
Missing43 
TOTAL1472100.0
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 optimistic966.5
2) Optimistic44630.0
3) Tend toward optimistic48832.8
4) Tend toward pessimistic24716.6
5) Pessimistic1047.0
6) Very pessimistic795.3
7) No opinion281.9
Missing27 
TOTAL1488100.0
4) Are you very optimistic or very pessimistic or somewhere in between concerning the future of: your own congregation? (Q1D)
TOTAL%
1) Very optimistic34323.0
2) Optimistic54836.8
3) Tend toward optimistic32521.8
4) Tend toward pessimistic17912.0
5) Pessimistic453.0
6) Very pessimistic342.3
7) No opinion151.0
Missing26 
TOTAL1489100.0
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 agree20613.9
2) Agree59039.8
3) Neutral or not sure29119.6
4) Disagree30720.7
5) Strongly disagree906.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1484100.0
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 agree1228.3
2) Agree37725.5
3) Neutral or not sure44530.1
4) Disagree45430.7
5) Strongly disagree805.4
Missing37 
TOTAL1478100.0
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 agree17912.5
2) Agree47533.2
3) Neutral or not sure43930.7
4) Disagree28820.1
5) Strongly disagree493.4
Missing85 
TOTAL1430100.0
8) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? A split in the PC(USA) is inevitable. (Q2D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree755.2
2) Agree23816.4
3) Neutral or not sure68647.2
4) Disagree40027.5
5) Strongly disagree533.7
Missing63 
TOTAL1452100.0
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 agree322.2
2) Agree48132.5
3) Neutral or not sure53936.4
4) Disagree33422.5
5) Strongly disagree966.5
Missing33 
TOTAL1482100.0
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 agree35023.7
2) Agree66545.0
3) Neutral or not sure21414.5
4) Disagree20714.0
5) Strongly disagree412.8
Missing38 
TOTAL1477100.0
11) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with each one? 1,001 New Worshipping Communities? (Q3A)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar50.3
2) Familiar443.0
3) A little familiar1399.3
4) Not familiar129987.4
Missing28 
TOTAL1487100.0
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 familiar292.0
2) Familiar1137.7
3) A little familiar27018.3
4) Not familiar106372.1
Missing40 
TOTAL1475100.0
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 familiar392.6
2) Familiar19813.3
3) A little familiar28719.3
4) Not familiar96064.7
Missing31 
TOTAL1484100.0
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 familiar141.0
2) Familiar795.4
3) A little familiar19113.0
4) Not familiar118380.6
Missing48 
TOTAL1467100.0
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 familiar60.4
2) Familiar724.9
3) A little familiar16711.3
4) Not familiar123383.4
Missing37 
TOTAL1478100.0
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 familiar332.2
2) Familiar906.1
3) A little familiar15210.4
4) Not familiar119281.3
Missing48 
TOTAL1467100.0
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 familiar40.3
2) Familiar271.8
3) A little familiar14810.0
4) Not familiar130287.9
Missing34 
TOTAL1481100.0
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 familiar231.6
2) Familiar1087.3
3) A little familiar25317.1
4) Not familiar109874.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1482100.0
19) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: NEXT Church? (Q3I)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar50.3
2) Familiar181.2
3) A little familiar765.2
4) Not familiar137393.3
Missing43 
TOTAL1472100.0
20) Below are several groups, organizations, and initiatives active in the PC(USA). How familiar are you with: Presbyterian Coalition? (Q3J)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar171.2
2) Familiar785.3
3) A little familiar25717.5
4) Not familiar111976.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1471100.0
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 familiar201.4
2) Familiar916.2
3) A little familiar24116.3
4) Not familiar112676.2
Missing37 
TOTAL1478100.0
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) Yes1187.9
2) No130987.3
3) Not sure724.8
Missing16 
TOTAL1499100.0
23) In your opinion, how realistic is this goal? (Q5)
TOTAL%
1) Very realistic382.5
2) Realistic48632.5
3) Not too realistic57738.6
4) Not at all realistic956.4
5) Not sure29920.0
Missing20 
TOTAL1495100.0
24) How important is the creation of new worshiping communities for reaching the next generation of Presbyterians? (Q6)
TOTAL%
1) Essential30520.4
2) Important62641.8
3) Somewhat important32621.8
4) Not important906.0
5) Not sure14910.0
Missing19 
TOTAL1496100.0
25) In your opinion, how effective an evangelism tool is the creation of new communities of faith? (Q7)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective1308.8
2) Effective47131.8
3) Somewhat effective48432.7
4) Not effective875.9
5) Not sure30920.9
Missing34 
TOTAL1481100.0
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) None583.9
5) 510.1
10) 1050.3
15) 1520.1
20) 20120.8
25) 25614.1
30) 30171.2
33) 3310.1
35) 3530.2
40) 40483.3
45) 4540.3
50) 5036825.0
60) 60674.5
65) 6570.5
67) 6720.1
70) 70503.4
75) 7517611.9
80) 801198.1
85) 8570.5
90) 90654.4
95) 95110.7
99) 9940.3
100) All38526.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1473100.0
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) None38526.1
1) 140.3
5) 5110.7
10) 10654.4
15) 1570.5
20) 201208.1
25) 2517511.9
30) 30503.4
33) 3320.1
35) 3570.5
40) 40674.5
50) 5036825.0
55) 5540.3
60) 60483.3
65) 6530.2
67) 6710.1
70) 70171.2
75) 75614.1
80) 80120.8
85) 8520.1
90) 9050.3
95) 9510.1
100) All583.9
Missing42 
TOTAL1473100.0
28) Total (TOTAL)
TOTAL%
0) 20.1
95) 10.1
100) 147099.8
Missing42 
TOTAL1473100.0
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))1208.4
2) Synods392.7
3) Presbyteries51936.1
4) Seminaries604.2
5) Existing congregations49134.2
6) Individual Presbyterians1419.8
7) Other (Please specify)362.5
8) Don't know [volunteered]302.1
Missing79 
TOTAL1436100.0
30) Are you aware of any opposite-sex couples who are living together outside of marriage ('cohabitating'): In your extended family? (Q10A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61441.6
2) No81655.2
3) Not sure473.2
Missing38 
TOTAL1477100.0
31) Are you aware of any opposite-sex couples who are living together outside of marriage ('cohabitating'): In your congregation? (Q10B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52935.9
2) No62242.2
3) Not sure32321.9
Missing41 
TOTAL1474100.0
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) Yes108873.2
2) No29119.6
3) Not sure1087.3
Missing28 
TOTAL1487100.0
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) Yes30925.0
2) No55945.3
3) Not sure36729.7
Missing280 
TOTAL1235100.0
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 sinful40227.1
2) It is not sinful54837.0
3) It depends33522.6
4) Not sure19513.2
5) No label10.1
Missing34 
TOTAL1481100.0
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 not78854.4
2) Yes, but only if not sexually active23116.0
3) No42929.6
Missing67 
TOTAL1448100.0
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 not79255.0
2) Yes, but only if not sexually active23216.1
3) No41728.9
Missing74 
TOTAL1441100.0
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 not70048.4
2) Yes, but only if not sexually active21514.9
3) No53136.7
Missing69 
TOTAL1446100.0
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 agree51934.9
2) Agree24216.3
3) Neutral18912.7
4) Disagree25717.3
5) Strongly disagree27818.7
Missing30 
TOTAL1485100.0
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 agree44630.1
2) Agree25817.4
3) Neutral27318.4
4) Disagree25016.9
5) Strongly disagree25617.3
Missing32 
TOTAL1483100.0
40) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (Q14C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26718.1
2) Agree27218.4
3) Neutral21314.4
4) Disagree26317.8
5) Strongly disagree46431.4
Missing36 
TOTAL1479100.0
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 agree23515.9
2) Agree32922.3
3) Neutral22315.1
4) Disagree22815.5
5) Strongly disagree45931.1
Missing41 
TOTAL1474100.0
42) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. The Bible is clear in its teaching on homosexuality. (Q14E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42529.0
2) Agree29019.8
3) Neutral39026.6
4) Disagree24816.9
5) Strongly disagree1117.6
Missing51 
TOTAL1464100.0
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 agree50133.9
2) Agree21814.7
3) Neutral17912.1
4) Disagree26818.1
5) Strongly disagree31321.2
Missing36 
TOTAL1479100.0
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 lot332.2
2) Yes, some906.1
3) Yes, but only a little896.0
4) Not that I am aware of126785.7
Missing36 
TOTAL1479100.0
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 lot523.5
2) Yes, some1157.8
3) Yes, but only a little1268.5
4) Not that I am aware of118280.1
Missing40 
TOTAL1475100.0
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 presbytery103270.3
2) Consider other options, up to and including leaving the PC(USA)23616.1
3) Not sure19913.6
Missing48 
TOTAL1467100.0
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 interested704.8
2) Interested17011.6
3) Only a little interested17311.8
4) Not at all interested88159.9
5) Not sure17612.0
Missing45 
TOTAL1470100.0
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 interested483.3
2) Interested20914.2
3) Only a little interested23416.0
4) Not at all interested71048.4
5) Not sure26618.1
Missing48 
TOTAL1467100.0
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 interested322.2
2) Interested14910.1
3) Only a little interested19213.1
4) Not at all interested82856.4
5) Not sure26718.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1468100.0
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 interested634.3
2) Interested1147.8
3) Only a little interested1087.4
4) Not at all interested96666.0
5) Not sure21214.5
Missing52 
TOTAL1463100.0
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 interested523.6
2) Interested1178.0
3) Only a little interested1097.5
4) Not at all interested96165.9
5) Not sure22015.1
Missing56 
TOTAL1459100.0
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 interested388.7
2) Interested122.8
3) Only a little interested112.5
4) Not at all interested18642.7
5) Not sure18943.3
Missing1079 
TOTAL436100.0
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) Yes86058.3
2) No15610.6
3) Not sure46031.2
Missing39 
TOTAL1476100.0
54) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] How many such organizations? (Write the number of the line: please estimate if you don't know exactly.) (Q18A)
TOTAL%
1) 1344.6
2) 29512.9
3) 311615.7
4) 48211.1
5) 510414.1
6) 6486.5
7) 7101.4
8) 8233.1
9) 920.3
10) 10638.5
11) 1110.1
12) 12192.6
13) 1310.1
14) 1420.3
15) 15283.8
16) 1610.1
17) 1710.1
18) 1830.4
20) 20182.4
24) 2410.1
25) 2560.8
29) 2910.1
30) 3040.5
38) 3810.1
40) 4020.3
50) 5020.3
99) Don't know719.6
Missing776 
TOTAL739100.0
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) Yes51963.4
2) No18422.5
3) Not sure11614.2
Missing696 
TOTAL819100.0
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) Yes455.6
2) No64180.3
3) Not sure11214.0
Missing717 
TOTAL798100.0
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) Yes73288.8
2) No607.3
3) Not sure323.9
Missing691 
TOTAL824100.0
58) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: Non-PCUSA organization provides better communication about the use of our dollars? (Q19D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15018.8
2) No42953.8
3) Not sure21827.4
Missing718 
TOTAL797100.0
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) Yes55767.8
2) No15619.0
3) Not sure10813.2
Missing694 
TOTAL821100.0
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) Yes44955.2
2) No15318.8
3) Not sure21126.0
Missing702 
TOTAL813100.0
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) Yes16720.5
2) No33941.7
3) Not sure30737.8
Missing702 
TOTAL813100.0
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) Yes11514.3
2) No47659.1
3) Not sure21526.7
Missing709 
TOTAL806100.0
63) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: We do not like the theological stance of the national agencies of the PC(USA)? (Q19I)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8810.9
2) No52565.1
3) Not sure19424.0
Missing708 
TOTAL807100.0
64) [If Q18 is 'yes,'] Did your congregation give money to any non-PC(USA) agencies/organizations because: Other (specify)? (Q19J)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4323.4
2) No6133.2
3) Not sure8043.5
Missing1331 
TOTAL184100.0
65) Does your congregation provide any financial support for one or more missionaries serving outside the United States? (Q20)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82455.9
2) No26217.8
3) Not sure38726.3
Missing42 
TOTAL1473100.0
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) 117723.4
2) 223130.5
3) 39412.4
4) 4618.1
5) 5374.9
6) 6192.5
7) 770.9
8) 891.2
9) 910.1
10) 10182.4
12) 1281.1
13) 1310.1
14) 1420.3
15) 1560.8
16) 1610.1
20) 2081.1
22) 2210.1
25) 2510.1
30) 3010.1
40) 4010.1
50) 5040.5
99) Don't know699.1
Missing758 
TOTAL757100.0
67) [If Q20 is 'yes,'] Of these missionaries, how many are appointed by the PC(USA) through its World Mission office? (Q21A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31239.8
2) No12015.3
3) Not sure35144.8
Missing732 
TOTAL783100.0
68) [If Q20 is 'yes,'] Of these missionaries, how many are appointed or sent by an organization other than the PC(USA) office? (Q21B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21127.9
2) No17423.0
3) Not sure37149.1
Missing759 
TOTAL756100.0
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) Yes15520.5
2) No33544.3
3) Not sure26635.2
Missing759 
TOTAL756100.0
70) [If Q20 is 'yes,'] Of these missionaries, are any of them appointed or sent in some other way? (specify) (Q21D)
TOTAL%
1) Yes519.0
2) No14225.1
3) Not sure37365.9
Missing949 
TOTAL566100.0
71) Survey number (CODE)
72) Samp (SAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Members59038.9
2) Elders92561.1
TOTAL1515100.0
73) Filepath (FILEPATH)
74) Filename (FILENAME)
75) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper93061.4
2) Web58538.6
TOTAL1515100.0
76) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? [If less than one year, write 0 (zero).] (BQ1) (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL149522.40617
77) How far away do you life from your congregation? (BQ2)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile130.9
1) 126818.1
2) 224516.6
3) 315410.4
4) 41107.4
5) 517912.1
6) 6704.7
7) 7714.8
8) 8664.5
9) 9171.2
10) 10825.6
11) 11100.7
12) 12312.1
13) 1370.5
14) 14140.9
15) 15422.8
16) 1650.3
17) 1760.4
18) 1870.5
20) 20231.6
21) 2130.2
22) 2240.3
23) 2320.1
24) 2410.1
25) 25130.9
27) 2710.1
28) 2810.1
29) 2910.1
30) 3090.6
32) 3220.1
33) 3320.1
35) 3520.1
38) 3810.1
40) 4040.3
41) 4110.1
42) 4220.1
45) 4520.1
48) 4810.1
60) 6010.1
145) 14510.1
150) 15010.1
270) 27010.1
720) 72010.1
Missing38 
TOTAL1477100.0
78) Have you ever been ordained an elder (known as a ruling elder in the new Form of Government) in a Presbyterian church? (BQ3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes112575.6
2) No36424.4
Missing26 
TOTAL1489100.0
79) [If BQ3 is 'yes,'] Are you currently serving on session? (BQ3A)
TOTAL%
1) 90676.7
2) 27523.3
Missing334 
TOTAL1181100.0
80) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in a Presbyterian church? (BQ4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53936.3
2) No94663.7
Missing30 
TOTAL1485100.0
81) [If BQ4 is 'yes,'] Are you currently serving as a deacon? (BQ4A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, on a board of deacons447.4
2) Yes, as an independent deacon commissioned for service40.7
3) No54891.9
Missing919 
TOTAL596100.0
82) Which other positions, if any do you currently hold in the church? Chairperson of a congregational committee or task force (BQ5_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked96163.9
1) Checked54436.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
83) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Member of a congressional committee or task force (BQ5_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92961.7
1) Checked57638.3
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
84) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Member of a presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (BQ_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked143395.2
1) Checked724.8
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
85) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Officer of a men's, women's, or youth group (BQ5_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked135990.3
1) Checked1469.7
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
86) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Member of a men's, women's, or youth group (BQ5_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked110673.5
1) Checked39926.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
87) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Organist or other musician, choir director, or praise team leader (BQ5_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144996.3
1) Checked563.7
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
88) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Member of a choir or praise team (BQ5_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120680.1
1) Checked29919.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
89) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Church school or Sunday school teacher or leader (BQ5_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119579.4
1) Checked31020.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
90) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Other (specify) (BQ5_9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119779.5
1) Checked30820.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
91) Over the past year, how often have you [led or] attended Sunday worship at your congregation? (BQ6)
TOTAL%
1) Every week27618.4
2) Nearly every week89359.5
3) 2-3 times a month19813.2
4) About once a month442.9
5) Several times, but less than once a month412.7
6) Once or twice251.7
7) Never241.6
Missing14 
TOTAL1501100.0
92) In the past year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (BQ7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100066.8
2) No49633.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1496100.0
93) [If BQ7='Yes'] How many people would you estimate you have invited in the past year? (BQ7A)
TOTAL%
0) 30.3
1) 899.2
2) 26026.8
3) 16216.7
4) 15816.3
5) 10410.7
6) 606.2
7) 90.9
8) 242.5
9) 50.5
10) 515.3
11) 40.4
12) 141.4
14) 20.2
15) 40.4
16) 20.2
20) 121.2
25) 20.2
28) 10.1
30) 10.1
50) 10.1
60) 10.1
100) 10.1
Missing545 
TOTAL970100.0
94) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you…? Attended programs or events at your church besides worship (if you attended Sunday school, include those hours here) (BQ8A)
TOTAL%
1) O hours21314.7
2) 1-2 hours33523.1
3) 3-5 hours42829.5
4) 6-10 hours30621.1
5) 11-20 hours1147.9
6) 21 or more hours543.7
Missing65 
TOTAL1450100.0
95) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you…? Given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event (BQ8B)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours24817.1
2) 1-2 hours33923.4
3) 3-5 hours36325.0
4) 6-10 hours28219.4
5) 11-20 hours1248.6
6) 21 or more hours946.5
Missing65 
TOTAL1450100.0
96) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you…? Participated in a religious event, program, or group sponsored by a church or other religious organization that took place in a home or other facility away from your church. (BQ8C)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours79858.2
2) 1-2 hours28921.1
3) 3-5 hours16211.8
4) 6-10 hours775.6
5) 11-20 hours191.4
6) 21 or more hours251.8
Missing145 
TOTAL1370100.0
97) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you…? Given volunteer time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (that is, through volunteer or community work). (BQ8D)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours52937.4
2) 1-2 hours33723.8
3) 3-5 hours25017.7
4) 6-10 hours15410.9
5) 11-20 hours634.5
6) 21 or more hours805.7
Missing102 
TOTAL1413100.0
98) 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.) (BQ9)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist17311.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)453.0
3) Episcopal342.3
4) Lutheran936.2
5) Methodist22314.9
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA61441.0
7) Other Presbyterian211.4
8) Reformed241.6
9) Roman Catholic1006.7
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregationalist)442.9
11) Independent or non-denominational201.3
12) Other Christian (specify)744.9
13) Other non-Christian (specify)40.3
14) None302.0
Missing16 
TOTAL1499100.0
99) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? [If less than one year old, write 0 (zero).] (BQ10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL149022.0419
100) Which of the following best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ11)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative916.1
2) Conservative52635.2
3) Moderate54836.7
4) Liberal26317.6
5) Very liberal654.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1493100.0
101) Would you say you have had a conversion experience--that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (BQ12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72449.3
2) No74650.7
Missing45 
TOTAL1470100.0
102) [If BQ12 is 'yes,'] How old were you when this happened? (BQ12A)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL70125.09354
103) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (BQ13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96465.2
2) No51434.8
Missing37 
TOTAL1478100.0
104) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (BQ14A)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree102468.3
2) Agree32921.9
3) Neutral or not sure1238.2
4) Disagree161.1
5) Strongly disagree70.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1499100.0
105) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Jesus will return to Earth some day. (BQ14B)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree77151.6
2) Agree37325.0
3) Neutral or not sure28118.8
4) Disagree513.4
5) Strongly disagree181.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1494100.0
106) 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. (BQ14C)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17811.9
2) Agree36724.6
3) Neutral or not sure34323.0
4) Disagree45930.8
5) Strongly disagree1439.6
Missing25 
TOTAL1490100.0
107) Please indicate the extent to which you agree with each of the following statements. All the world's different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (BQ14D)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1067.1
2) Agree33622.5
3) Neutral or not sure34323.0
4) Disagree41227.6
5) Strongly disagree29719.9
Missing21 
TOTAL1494100.0
108) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved (BQ14E)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38726.0
2) Agree28018.8
3) Neutral or not sure33722.7
4) Disagree28118.9
5) Strongly disagree20113.5
Missing29 
TOTAL1486100.0
109) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BQ15A)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily24616.6
2) Several times a week25717.3
3) Weekly21514.5
4) Several times a month24416.5
5) Once a month1278.6
6) Less than once a month30020.2
7) Never946.3
Missing32 
TOTAL1483100.0
110) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Prayed privately (BQ15B)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily89860.3
2) Several times a week28919.4
3) Weekly896.0
4) Several times a month1137.6
5) Once a month402.7
6) Less than once a month432.9
7) Never181.2
Missing25 
TOTAL1490100.0
111) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Attended a Bible study or prayer group (BQ15C)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily151.0
2) Several times a week402.8
3) Weekly34724.2
4) Several times a month15410.7
5) Once a month17412.1
6) Less than once a month29320.4
7) Never41028.6
Missing82 
TOTAL1433100.0
112) 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? (BQ15D)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily1288.8
2) Several times a week1298.9
3) Weekly18812.9
4) Several times a month20814.3
5) Once a month1379.4
6) Less than once a month35024.1
7) Never31421.6
Missing61 
TOTAL1454100.0
113) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read devotional materials or religious books (BQ15E)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily21414.4
2) Several times a week16911.4
3) Weekly16010.8
4) Several times a month23916.1
5) Once a month19313.0
6) Less than once a month34323.1
7) Never16511.1
Missing32 
TOTAL1483100.0
114) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (BQ15F)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily523.6
2) Several times a week765.2
3) Weekly956.5
4) Several times a month17512.0
5) Once a month15510.6
6) Less than once a month31721.7
7) Never59440.6
Missing51 
TOTAL1464100.0
115) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Said grace before meals (BQ15G)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily63943.0
2) Several times a week22014.8
3) Weekly674.5
4) Several times a month17111.5
5) Once a month896.0
6) Less than once a month22515.1
7) Never755.0
Missing29 
TOTAL1486100.0
116) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BQ16)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God to be taken literally word for word.21014.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.73849.6
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.51934.9
4) The Bible is not the word of God.211.4
Missing27 
TOTAL1488100.0
117) How important is being part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to you? (BQ17)
TOTAL%
1) Very important56537.8
2) Important62141.5
3) Slightly important17011.4
4) Not important996.6
5) Not sure402.7
Missing20 
TOTAL1495100.0
118) In state 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? (BQ18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47431.6
2) Yes, as long as the ceremony takes place away from PC(USA) church property and facilities432.9
3) No76451.0
4) Not sure21814.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1499100.0
119) What is your gender? (BQ19)
TOTAL%
1) Female83055.4
2) Male66844.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1498100.0
120) Were you born a U.S. citizen? (BQ20)
TOTAL%
1) Yes146297.3
2) No402.7
Missing13 
TOTAL1502100.0
121) What is your current age? (BQ21)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL147761.44314
122) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (BQ22_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked936.2
1) Checked141293.8
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
123) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (BQ22_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked145596.7
1) Checked503.3
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
124) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska Native (BQ22_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked149099.0
1) Checked151.0
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
125) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (BQ22_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked149199.1
1) Checked140.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
126) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (BQ22_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked149199.1
1) Checked140.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
127) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (BQ22_6)
TOTAL%
0) 150099.7
1) 50.3
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
128) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (BQ23)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat45730.9
2) Independent35223.8
3) Republican62742.4
4) Other422.8
Missing37 
TOTAL1478100.0
129) What is your marital status? (BQ24)
TOTAL%
1) Not married31120.9
2) Married117679.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1487100.0
130) [If BQ24 is 'not married,'] Have you ever been married? No, never married (BQ24_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked142794.8
1) Checked785.2
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
131) [If BQ24 is 'not married,'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced (BQ24A_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141594.0
1) Checked906.0
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
132) [If BQ24 is 'not married,'] Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed (BQ24A_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134589.4
1) Checked16010.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
133) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No/D (PREVNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67644.9
1) Checked82955.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
134) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced (BQ25_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked128985.6
1) Checked21614.4
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
135) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed (BQ25_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144696.1
1) Checked593.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
136) How many children do you have? [If none, write 0 (zero). Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted.] (BQ26)
TOTAL%
0) None17711.9
1) 118912.7
2) 265043.8
3) 332421.8
4) 41077.2
5) 5241.6
6) 680.5
7) 730.2
9) 920.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1484100.0
137) If you live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing, check this box. (BQ27)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked149299.1
1) Checked130.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
138) [If BQ27='Not checked'] Including yourself, how many persons live in your household? [Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.] (BQ27A)
TOTAL%
1) 22915.5
2) 84056.8
3) 17912.1
4) 16110.9
5) 563.8
6) 100.7
7) 30.2
8) 10.1
11) 10.1
Missing35 
TOTAL1480100.0
139) From the list below, select the choice that best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. [For example, a young adult living with both parents would check '4'.] (BQ28)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone23215.8
2) A single adult, living with one or more children302.0
3) A married couple, no children in household78153.1
4) A married couple, living with one or more children36925.1
5) Some other arrangement604.1
Missing43 
TOTAL1472100.0
140) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (BQ29)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less140.9
2) High school diploma1308.7
3) Some college, but no degree23515.7
4) Associate degree916.1
5) Bachelor's degree38625.8
6) Some graduate work1429.5
7) Graduate degree49633.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1494100.0
141) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (BQ30_1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100967.0
1) Checked49633.0
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
142) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (BQ30_2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134989.6
1) Checked15610.4
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
143) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed full-time (BQ30_3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141694.1
1) Checked895.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
144) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed part-time (BQ30_4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked143695.4
1) Checked694.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
145) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (BQ30_5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked147598.0
1) Checked302.0
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
146) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (BQ30_6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81754.3
1) Checked68845.7
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
147) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (BQ30_7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked142694.8
1) Checked795.2
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
148) Please indicate your employment status. Student (BQ30_8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked148798.8
1) Checked181.2
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
149) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (BQ30_9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked147998.3
1) Checked261.7
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
150) If you are employed full-time or part-time, or self-employed full-time or part-time, please indicate the average hours you worked per week over the past year. (BQ31)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL81837.35637
151) 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.] (BQ32)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000423.1
2) $20,000-$29,999705.2
3) $30,000- $39,9991007.4
4) $40,000- $49,9991057.8
5) $50,000-$59,9991108.2
6) $60,000-$69,9991178.7
7) $70,000-$79,9991108.2
8) $80,000-$89,999836.2
9) $90,000-$99,999967.1
10) $100,000-$109,9991047.7
11) $110,000- $124,999856.3
12) $125,000- $149,999997.4
13) $150,000- $$199,9991027.6
14) $200,000-$249,999533.9
15) $250,000 or more675.0
Missing172 
TOTAL1343100.0
152) Did you or any other household family members fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ33)
TOTAL%
1) Yes113876.2
2) No32922.0
3) Do not know261.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1493100.0
153) 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) (BQ34A)
TOTAL%
1) No412.8
2) Yes143597.2
Missing39 
TOTAL1476100.0
154) [If BQ34A is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [regular giving]: (BQ34A_1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL124016199.874109225
155) 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 (BQ34B)
TOTAL%
1) No79255.5
2) Yes63444.5
Missing89 
TOTAL1426100.0
156) [If BQ34B is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [special capital campaign]: (BQ34B_1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52217180.073122832
157) 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 (BQ34C)
TOTAL%
1) No29620.6
2) Yes114179.4
Missing78 
TOTAL1437100.0
158) [If BQ34C is 'yes,'] Estimate how much: special appeal campaign (BQ34C_1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL96511688.985106183
159) 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 (BQ34D)
TOTAL%
1) No98270.0
2) Yes42030.0
Missing113 
TOTAL1402100.0
160) [If BQ34D is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [PC(USA) directly] (BQ34D_1)
TOTAL%
0) None10.3
5) 530.9
10) 10123.6
15) 1530.9
20) 20216.4
25) 25288.5
30) 3041.2
40) 4051.5
50) 508325.2
60) 6020.6
70) 7010.3
75) 7530.9
80) 8010.3
100) 1007723.4
150) 15072.1
160) 16010.3
175) 17510.3
200) 200319.4
250) 25020.6
300) 30061.8
350) 35020.6
400) 40020.6
500) 500134.0
1000) 100020.6
1400) 140010.3
1435) 143510.3
1600) 160010.3
2000) 200020.6
3000) 300010.3
6000) 600010.3
7500) 750010.3
15000) 1500010.3
23000) 2300010.3
999999) Don't know82.4
Missing1186 
TOTAL329100.0
161) 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) (BQ34E)
TOTAL%
1) No85060.1
2) Yes56439.9
Missing101 
TOTAL1414100.0
162) [If BQ34E is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [to other religious groups or causes]: (BQ34E_1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4589738.95493077
163) 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.) (BQ34F)
TOTAL%
1) No20013.8
2) Yes124986.2
Missing66 
TOTAL1449100.0
164) [If BQ34F is 'yes,'] Estimate how much [non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes] (BQ34F_1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10719875.11691442
165) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members58438.8
2) Elders92161.2
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
166) State (STATE)
167) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast26117.3
2) Midwest43829.1
3) South60940.5
4) West19713.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0
168) I-AGE: What is your current age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 35654.4
2) 35-4921214.4
3) 50-6454336.8
4) 65 and older65544.4
Missing40 
TOTAL1475100.0
169) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school diploma or less1449.6
2) Some college, but no degree23515.7
3) Associate degree916.1
4) Bachelor's degree38625.8
5) Some graduate work1429.5
6) Graduate degree49633.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1494100.0
170) 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 $59,99942731.8
2) $60,000-$89,99931023.1
3) $90,000- $124,99928521.2
4) $125,000 or more32123.9
Missing172 
TOTAL1343100.0
171) 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) Democrat45730.9
2) Independent35223.8
3) Republican62742.4
4) Other422.8
Missing37 
TOTAL1478100.0
172) I-SEX: What is your gender? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female83055.4
2) Male66844.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1498100.0
173) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast26117.3
2) Midwest43829.1
3) South60940.5
4) West19713.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1505100.0