Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2012 - Spiritual Growth Experiences and Church Retreats, Members and Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Have you had one particular learning or spiritual growth experience that had great significance in shaping your Christian life? (XIAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67553.7
2) No48038.2
3) Do not remember1018.0
Missing12 
TOTAL1256100.0
2) If yes, in what setting did this experience take place? (EXPERNCE)
TOTAL%
1) Camp7010.6
2) Church school375.6
3) Conference314.7
4) Home8913.4
5) Local mission work71.1
6) Mission trip outside of your local community487.3
7) Retreat7411.2
8) Seminary30.5
9) Small group538.0
10) Worship7711.6
11) Youth group466.9
12) Other12719.2
Missing606 
TOTAL662100.0
3) Who was instrumental in making this experience significant for you: Another person who participated with me (INSTRMNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked111187.6
1) Checked15712.4
TOTAL1268100.0
4) Who was instrumental in making this experience significant for you: Parent or other family member (INSTRMN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked117492.6
1) Checked947.4
TOTAL1268100.0
5) Who was instrumental in making this experience significant for you: Pastor or minister (INSTRMN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104382.3
1) Checked22517.7
TOTAL1268100.0
6) Who was instrumental in making this experience significant for you: Professor, teacher, or group leader (INSTRMN3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked108585.6
1) Checked18314.4
TOTAL1268100.0
7) Who was instrumental in making this experience significant for you: Other (INSTRMN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked111587.9
1) Checked15312.1
TOTAL1268100.0
8) What was your age then? (AGETHEN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL64131.91119
9) What is your current age? (AGENOW)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL121662.95414
10) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Biblical interpretation and Bible study (AREA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42633.6
1) Checked84266.4
TOTAL1268100.0
11) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Caring for the environment (AREA1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked115791.2
1) Checked1118.8
TOTAL1268100.0
12) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Church history (AREA2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked108685.6
1) Checked18214.4
TOTAL1268100.0
13) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) The church's role in society (AREA3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73457.9
1) Checked53442.1
TOTAL1268100.0
14) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Connecting with immigrants (AREA4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked124698.3
1) Checked221.7
TOTAL1268100.0
15) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Evangelism (AREA5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked105983.5
1) Checked20916.5
TOTAL1268100.0
16) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Marriage enrichment (AREA6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked117092.3
1) Checked987.7
TOTAL1268100.0
17) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Marriage preparation (AREA7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125498.9
1) Checked141.1
TOTAL1268100.0
18) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Parenting and family life (AREA8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked108385.4
1) Checked18514.6
TOTAL1268100.0
19) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Peacemaking (AREA9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106784.1
1) Checked20115.9
TOTAL1268100.0
20) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Prayer or meditation (AREA10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78061.5
1) Checked48838.5
TOTAL1268100.0
21) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Racial-ethnic ministries (AREA11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119894.5
1) Checked705.5
TOTAL1268100.0
22) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Service to persons in the community with special needs (AREA12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106083.6
1) Checked20816.4
TOTAL1268100.0
23) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Theology (AREA13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107484.7
1) Checked19415.3
TOTAL1268100.0
24) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Worship and the sacraments (AREA14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103781.8
1) Checked23118.2
TOTAL1268100.0
25) In which three of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? (Please check only three.) Other (please specify) (AREA15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked121896.1
1) Checked503.9
TOTAL1268100.0
26) How important has the contribution of the following been to your understanding of Christian faith: camps? (CONTCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important968.4
2) Important28524.9
3) Somewhat important25522.3
4) Not important23520.6
5) Not sure or not applicable27223.8
Missing125 
TOTAL1143100.0
27) How important has the contribution of the following been to your understanding of Christian faith: church school experience? (IMPCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25824.0
2) Important53750.0
3) Somewhat important19518.1
4) Not important434.0
5) Not sure or not applicable423.9
Missing193 
TOTAL1075100.0
28) How important has the contribution of the following been to your understanding of Christian faith: retreats? (IMPTREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important968.8
2) Important36633.4
3) Somewhat important31829.0
4) Not important14913.6
5) Not sure or not applicable16815.3
Missing171 
TOTAL1097100.0
29) How important has the contribution of the following been to your understanding of Christian faith: worship services & sermons? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important47849.7
2) Important42143.8
3) Somewhat important586.0
4) Not important20.2
5) Not sure or not applicable30.3
Missing306 
TOTAL962100.0
30) How important has the contribution of the following been to your understanding of Christian faith: other learning experiences provided by your congregation? (IMPCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12911.7
2) Important52847.9
3) Somewhat important29827.0
4) Not important555.0
5) Not sure or not applicable928.3
Missing166 
TOTAL1102100.0
31) How important has the contribution of the following been to your understanding of Christian faith: other learning experiences provided by a group outside congregation? (OUTGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Very important746.5
2) Important34930.8
3) Somewhat important33129.2
4) Not important15813.9
5) Not sure or not applicable22219.6
Missing134 
TOTAL1134100.0
32) How important has the contribution of the following been to your understanding of Christian faith: other? (OTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important4721.6
2) Important3516.1
3) Somewhat important41.8
4) Not important73.2
5) Not sure or not applicable12557.3
Missing1050 
TOTAL218100.0
33) How important is the contribution made by the following to the development of young adults: camps? (DEVCAMPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38831.9
2) Important46838.5
3) Somewhat important22918.8
4) Not important342.8
5) Not sure or not applicable988.1
Missing51 
TOTAL1217100.0
34) How important is the contribution made by the following to the development of young adults: church school experience? (DEVCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important54944.6
2) Important52342.5
3) Somewhat important1229.9
4) Not important70.6
5) Not sure or not applicable292.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1230100.0
35) How important is the contribution made by the following to the development of young adults: retreats? (DEVTREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important35529.4
2) Important47639.4
3) Somewhat important25621.2
4) Not important413.4
5) Not sure or not applicable816.7
Missing59 
TOTAL1209100.0
36) How important is the contribution made by the following to the development of young adults: worship services and sermons? (DEVSERMN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important49240.9
2) Important49541.2
3) Somewhat important17514.6
4) Not important181.5
5) Not sure or not applicable221.8
Missing66 
TOTAL1202100.0
37) How important is the contribution made by the following to the development of young adults: other learning experiences provided by your congregation? (DEVCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27622.9
2) Important60049.8
3) Somewhat important21718.0
4) Not important161.3
5) Not sure or not applicable978.0
Missing62 
TOTAL1206100.0
38) How important is the contribution made by the following to the development of young adults: other learning experiences provided by a group outside congregation? (OUTSIDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15913.4
2) Important44537.4
3) Somewhat important34929.4
4) Not important716.0
5) Not sure or not applicable16513.9
Missing79 
TOTAL1189100.0
39) How important is the contribution made by the following to the development of young adults: other? (DEVOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Very important5126.3
2) Important157.7
3) Somewhat important84.1
4) Not important10.5
5) Not sure or not applicable11961.3
Missing1074 
TOTAL194100.0
40) If you are a teaching elder (also known as a minister of Word and Sacrament) who is not involved in a PC(USA) congregation, please check here (CHECK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked124297.9
1) Checked262.1
TOTAL1268100.0
41) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) Additional recreational equipment for children and youth (PRIORITY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106483.9
1) Checked20416.1
TOTAL1268100.0
42) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) Expanded Internet access in the church building (PRIORIT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked118293.2
1) Checked866.8
TOTAL1268100.0
43) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) Greater accessibility of church facilities (for example, adding ramps and elevators) (PRIORIT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99678.5
1) Checked27221.5
TOTAL1268100.0
44) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) Improvements to the building to make it more energy efficient (PRIORIT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98077.3
1) Checked28822.7
TOTAL1268100.0
45) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) New audio-visual equipment (for example, to project words or images during worship or other events) (PRIORIT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94574.5
1) Checked32325.5
TOTAL1268100.0
46) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) New books (PRIORIT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked117692.7
1) Checked927.3
TOTAL1268100.0
47) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) New computer equipment and software (for example, a tablet computer) (PRIORIT6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked113689.6
1) Checked13210.4
TOTAL1268100.0
48) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) New DVDs or videos (PRIORIT7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked116892.1
1) Checked1007.9
TOTAL1268100.0
49) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) New smartphone (for example, an iPhone) (PRIORIT8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125899.2
1) Checked100.8
TOTAL1268100.0
50) Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? (Please check only two.) Scholarships to attend camps, conferences, or other denominational events (PRIORIT9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45936.2
1) Checked80963.8
TOTAL1268100.0
51) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) Additional recreational equipment for children and youth (PRIOR10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked106183.7
1) Checked20716.3
TOTAL1268100.0
52) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) Expanded Internet access in the church building (PRIOR11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98777.8
1) Checked28122.2
TOTAL1268100.0
53) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) Greater accessibility of church facilities (for example, adding ramps and elevators) (PRIOR12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked114290.1
1) Checked1269.9
TOTAL1268100.0
54) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) Improvements to the building to make it more energy efficient (PRIOR13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked111988.2
1) Checked14911.8
TOTAL1268100.0
55) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) New audio-visual equipment (for example, to project words or images during worship or other events) (PRIOR14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked111187.6
1) Checked15712.4
TOTAL1268100.0
56) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) New books (PRIOR15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked108085.2
1) Checked18814.8
TOTAL1268100.0
57) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) New computer equipment and software (for example, a tablet computer) (PRIOR16)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked110487.1
1) Checked16412.9
TOTAL1268100.0
58) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) New DVDs or videos (PRIOR17)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked109586.4
1) Checked17313.6
TOTAL1268100.0
59) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) New smartphone (for example, an iPhone) (PRIOR18)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43534.3
1) Checked83365.7
TOTAL1268100.0
60) Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? (Please check only two.) Scholarships to attend camps, conferences, or other denominational events (PRIOR19)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119294.0
1) Checked766.0
TOTAL1268100.0
61) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay part of the costs (for example, the registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: Christian faith and Christians relationship to the environment? (RETREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely968.4
2) Likely20718.2
3) Somewhat likely33729.6
4) Not very likely29926.3
5) Not at all likely17715.6
6) Do not know211.8
Missing131 
TOTAL1137100.0
62) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: congregational use of emerging technologies and social media? (RETREAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely534.6
2) Likely21118.4
3) Somewhat likely36631.9
4) Not very likely30126.2
5) Not at all likely19216.7
6) Do not know242.1
Missing121 
TOTAL1147100.0
63) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: connecting with youth and young adults in your congregation or your community? (RETREAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely22719.5
2) Likely38533.1
3) Somewhat likely32528.0
4) Not very likely15012.9
5) Not at all likely585.0
6) Do not know171.5
Missing106 
TOTAL1162100.0
64) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: cultural trends? (RETREAT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely615.4
2) Likely25622.7
3) Somewhat likely35531.5
4) Not very likely29025.8
5) Not at all likely14012.4
6) Do not know242.1
Missing142 
TOTAL1126100.0
65) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: developing competency in interpreting the Bible? (RETREAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely27123.5
2) Likely40635.2
3) Somewhat likely29225.3
4) Not very likely1028.9
5) Not at all likely675.8
6) Do not know141.2
Missing116 
TOTAL1152100.0
66) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: leading a deeper spiritual life? (RETREAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely37031.7
2) Likely39133.5
3) Somewhat likely25521.9
4) Not very likely816.9
5) Not at all likely554.7
6) Do not know141.2
Missing102 
TOTAL1166100.0
67) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: ministering one another within the congregation? (RETREAT6)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely25021.6
2) Likely39233.8
3) Somewhat likely31827.4
4) Not very likely12410.7
5) Not at all likely615.3
6) Do not know141.2
Missing109 
TOTAL1159100.0
68) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: ministering to and advocating for persons with special needs? (RETREAT7)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely11610.1
2) Likely30426.5
3) Somewhat likely37732.9
4) Not very likely24721.6
5) Not at all likely827.2
6) Do not know201.7
Missing122 
TOTAL1146100.0
69) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: reworking a congregations mission and identity? (RETREAT8)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely14612.7
2) Likely30026.0
3) Somewhat likely34129.5
4) Not very likely23720.5
5) Not at all likely1099.4
6) Do not know211.8
Missing114 
TOTAL1154100.0
70) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: sharing your faith (evangelism)? (RETREAT9)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely14712.8
2) Likely29525.6
3) Somewhat likely30326.3
4) Not very likely25522.1
5) Not at all likely13211.5
6) Do not know201.7
Missing116 
TOTAL1152100.0
71) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: training for mission in the United States? (RETRT10)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely726.3
2) Likely14512.6
3) Somewhat likely30326.3
4) Not very likely34530.0
5) Not at all likely25822.4
6) Do not know272.3
Missing118 
TOTAL1150100.0
72) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: training for international mission? (RETRT11)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely514.5
2) Likely958.3
3) Somewhat likely21919.2
4) Not very likely34129.9
5) Not at all likely40335.3
6) Do not know322.8
Missing127 
TOTAL1141100.0
73) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: understanding the congregations role in U.S. and global issues? (RETRT12)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely1049.0
2) Likely21518.7
3) Somewhat likely36932.1
4) Not very likely24321.1
5) Not at all likely19717.1
6) Do not know221.9
Missing118 
TOTAL1150100.0
74) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: worship and preaching in the life of the congregation? (RETRT13)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely17415.1
2) Likely29225.4
3) Somewhat likely32328.1
4) Not very likely21418.6
5) Not at all likely13211.5
6) Do not know161.4
Missing117 
TOTAL1151100.0
75) How likely is it that you would attend a retreat if subject of retreat was: Other (please specify)? (RETRT14)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely2518.0
2) Likely139.4
3) Somewhat likely42.9
4) Not very likely42.9
5) Not at all likely128.6
6) Do not know8158.3
Missing1129 
TOTAL139100.0
76) During the past two years, has your congregation or a group in your congregation organized or promoted a retreat or an activity at a camp: that everyone in the congregation was eligible to attend? (ELIGIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44747.4
2) No34236.3
3) Do not know15416.3
Missing325 
TOTAL943100.0
77) During the past two years, has your congregation or a group in your congregation organized or promoted a retreat or an activity at a camp: for a specific group or category of people within the congregation? (SPECIFIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78573.4
2) No15314.3
3) Do not know13212.3
Missing198 
TOTAL1070100.0
78) If yes, for which group or groups of people in it has your congregation organized or promoted a retreat or an activity at a camp in the past two years? (Please check all that apply.) Church staff (CHRCHSTF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107084.4
1) Checked19815.6
TOTAL1268100.0
79) If yes, for which group or groups of people in it has your congregation organized or promoted a retreat or an activity at a camp in the past two years? (Please check all that apply.) Elders (ELDERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88369.6
1) Checked38530.4
TOTAL1268100.0
80) If yes, for which group or groups of people in it has your congregation organized or promoted a retreat or an activity at a camp in the past two years? (Please check all that apply.) Adult men (ADULTMEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107084.4
1) Checked19815.6
TOTAL1268100.0
81) If yes, for which group or groups of people in it has your congregation organized or promoted a retreat or an activity at a camp in the past two years? (Please check all that apply.) Adult women (ADLTWMEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91672.2
1) Checked35227.8
TOTAL1268100.0
82) If yes, for which group or groups of people in it has your congregation organized or promoted a retreat or an activity at a camp in the past two years? (Please check all that apply.) Youth (13 to 19 years old) (YOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70155.3
1) Checked56744.7
TOTAL1268100.0
83) If yes, for which group or groups of people in it has your congregation organized or promoted a retreat or an activity at a camp in the past two years? (Please check all that apply.) Other (TRTOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked115991.4
1) Checked1098.6
TOTAL1268100.0
84) In the past two years have you been involved in planning a retreat or an activity at a camp for your congregation or a group in it? (Please check only one.) (PLNTREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16113.6
2) No, no such retreat or activity offered36630.9
3) No, for another reason65955.6
Missing82 
TOTAL1186100.0
85) In the past two years have you personally participated with others from your congregation in a retreat or an activity at a camp? (Please check only one.) (PARTICIP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35329.6
2) No, none offered for which I was eligible34929.2
3) No, for another reason49241.2
Missing74 
TOTAL1194100.0
86) How likely is your congregation or a group in it to organize or promote a retreat or an activity at a camp in the next two years? (LIKELIHD)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely54645.7
2) Somewhat likely29925.0
3) Not very likely16613.9
4) Not at all likely695.8
5) Do not know1159.6
Missing73 
TOTAL1195100.0
87) If in the next two years your congregation or a group in it were to organize or promote a retreat or an activity at a camp that you were eligible to attend, how likely would you be to attend? (ATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely29024.2
2) Somewhat likely49441.3
3) Not very likely25121.0
4) Not at all likely1129.4
5) Do not know494.1
Missing72 
TOTAL1196100.0
88) During the past ten years, have you attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one of these PC(USA) conference centers? (Check all that apply.) Yes, at Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125398.8
1) Checked151.2
TOTAL1268100.0
89) During the past ten years, have you attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one of these PC(USA) conference centers? (Check all that apply.) Yes, at Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico (now closed) (PCUSA1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked126299.5
1) Checked60.5
TOTAL1268100.0
90) During the past ten years, have you attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one of these PC(USA) conference centers? (Check all that apply.) Yes, at Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina (PCUSA2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119394.1
1) Checked755.9
TOTAL1268100.0
91) During the past ten years, have you attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one of these PC(USA) conference centers? (Check all that apply.) Yes, at Stony Point Center in Stony Point, New York (PCUSA3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked124998.5
1) Checked191.5
TOTAL1268100.0
92) During the past ten years, have you attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one of these PC(USA) conference centers? (Check all that apply.) No (PCUSA4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12910.2
1) Checked113989.8
TOTAL1268100.0
93) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Air-conditioning (AC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential27523.1
2) Important54846.1
3) Not important27022.7
4) Not a consideration786.6
5) Do not know191.6
Missing78 
TOTAL1190100.0
94) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Air conditioning supplied at least partially by renewable energy sources such as solar power or wind power (RENEWABL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential494.2
2) Important29225.2
3) Not important41836.0
4) Not a consideration36631.5
5) Do not know363.1
Missing107 
TOTAL1161100.0
95) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Central heating (HEATING)
TOTAL%
1) Essential31526.9
2) Important64054.6
3) Not important15513.2
4) Not a consideration474.0
5) Do not know151.3
Missing96 
TOTAL1172100.0
96) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Central heating supplied at least partially by renewable energy sources such as solar power or wind power (RENEW)
TOTAL%
1) Essential544.7
2) Important29525.6
3) Not important41035.6
4) Not a consideration35430.7
5) Do not know393.4
Missing116 
TOTAL1152100.0
97) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Daily maid and laundry services (DAILMAID)
TOTAL%
1) Essential110.9
2) Important847.0
3) Not important69357.6
4) Not a consideration40133.3
5) Do not know141.2
Missing65 
TOTAL1203100.0
98) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Exercise room (EXERCISE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential100.8
2) Important13011.0
3) Not important64754.5
4) Not a consideration38432.4
5) Do not know161.3
Missing81 
TOTAL1187100.0
99) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Indoor sleeping facility (versus camping) (SLEEPING)
TOTAL%
1) Essential41033.9
2) Important58748.5
3) Not important16013.2
4) Not a consideration393.2
5) Do not know141.2
Missing58 
TOTAL1210100.0
100) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Large assembly hall or meeting space (ASSEMBLY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential21017.4
2) Important68556.8
3) Not important23919.8
4) Not a consideration584.8
5) Do not know141.2
Missing62 
TOTAL1206100.0
101) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Linens and towels provided (LINENS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential957.9
2) Important39532.8
3) Not important54144.9
4) Not a consideration16213.4
5) Do not know131.1
Missing62 
TOTAL1206100.0
102) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Located within 100 miles of your church (MILES100)
TOTAL%
1) Essential18515.3
2) Important65954.6
3) Not important29124.1
4) Not a consideration584.8
5) Do not know131.1
Missing62 
TOTAL1206100.0
103) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Meals provided by the host facility (PROVIDED)
TOTAL%
1) Essential19616.3
2) Important73160.7
3) Not important21718.0
4) Not a consideration473.9
5) Do not know141.2
Missing63 
TOTAL1205100.0
104) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Meals provided by the host facility with an emphasis on locally produced or Fair Trade food (PROVIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential524.4
2) Important30425.7
3) Not important50242.4
4) Not a consideration29625.0
5) Do not know302.5
Missing84 
TOTAL1184100.0
105) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Motel-like sleeping facility (versus dorm-style) (SLEEPY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential15212.7
2) Important44737.4
3) Not important48040.1
4) Not a consideration978.1
5) Do not know201.7
Missing72 
TOTAL1196100.0
106) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Outdoor team-building or challenge course? (CHALLENG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential211.8
2) Important25020.9
3) Not important62652.4
4) Not a consideration26722.3
5) Do not know312.6
Missing73 
TOTAL1195100.0
107) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Picnic facilities (PICNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential272.2
2) Important35329.3
3) Not important63452.6
4) Not a consideration16813.9
5) Do not know231.9
Missing63 
TOTAL1205100.0
108) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Presbyterian affiliation? (PRESB)
TOTAL%
1) Essential917.6
2) Important41234.2
3) Not important55546.1
4) Not a consideration13110.9
5) Do not know161.3
Missing63 
TOTAL1205100.0
109) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Private baths (PRIVATE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential22818.9
2) Important59949.6
3) Not important32727.1
4) Not a consideration443.6
5) Do not know90.7
Missing61 
TOTAL1207100.0
110) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Private group kitchen for meals or snacks (SNACKS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential302.5
2) Important35329.4
3) Not important67556.3
4) Not a consideration12010.0
5) Do not know221.8
Missing68 
TOTAL1200100.0
111) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Recreational activities (RECREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential887.3
2) Important61551.0
3) Not important40733.7
4) Not a consideration796.6
5) Do not know171.4
Missing62 
TOTAL1206100.0
112) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Rural setting (RURAL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential574.7
2) Important41034.1
3) Not important60150.0
4) Not a consideration1119.2
5) Do not know221.8
Missing67 
TOTAL1201100.0
113) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Separate building or area for your group (SEPARATE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential413.4
2) Important46138.8
3) Not important59349.9
4) Not a consideration796.6
5) Do not know151.3
Missing79 
TOTAL1189100.0
114) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Single-occupancy rooms available (OCCUPANT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1129.3
2) Important43936.5
3) Not important54745.5
4) Not a consideration887.3
5) Do not know171.4
Missing65 
TOTAL1203100.0
115) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Swimming pool (SWIMMING)
TOTAL%
1) Essential161.3
2) Important14612.1
3) Not important76963.9
4) Not a consideration25721.3
5) Do not know161.3
Missing64 
TOTAL1204100.0
116) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Telephone in each room (TELEPHON)
TOTAL%
1) Essential211.7
2) Important857.1
3) Not important76363.3
4) Not a consideration32527.0
5) Do not know110.9
Missing63 
TOTAL1205100.0
117) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Television in each room (TV)
TOTAL%
1) Essential312.6
2) Important13911.5
3) Not important71158.9
4) Not a consideration31325.9
5) Do not know131.1
Missing61 
TOTAL1207100.0
118) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Wireless Internet access in a public place (WIRELESS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential726.0
2) Important44636.9
3) Not important48039.7
4) Not a consideration19316.0
5) Do not know181.5
Missing59 
TOTAL1209100.0
119) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Wireless Internet in each room (EACHROOM)
TOTAL%
1) Essential262.2
2) Important13611.4
3) Not important73561.7
4) Not a consideration27723.2
5) Do not know181.5
Missing76 
TOTAL1192100.0
120) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had each of the following facilities or features? Other (ATTNDOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1119.3
2) Important814.0
3) Not important1424.6
4) Not a consideration1628.1
5) Do not know814.0
Missing1211 
TOTAL57100.0
121) What is your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female70156.5
2) Male54043.5
Missing27 
TOTAL1241100.0
122) SURVEY NUMBER (SURVEY)
123) CHECKED (CHECKED)
TOTAL%
1) 770100.0
Missing498 
TOTAL770100.0
124) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members47237.2
2) Elders79662.8
TOTAL1268100.0
125) Survey form (SURVEY1)
TOTAL%
1) Paper76960.6
2) Web49939.4
TOTAL1268100.0
126) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? [If less than one year, write 0 (zero).] (BQ1) (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL125522.54717
127) How far do you live from your congregation? (BQ2) (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile90.7
1) 122718.3
2) 219715.9
3) 31219.8
4) 4887.1
5) 515812.8
6) 6665.3
7) 7544.4
8) 8594.8
9) 9161.3
10) 10715.7
11) 1170.6
12) 12292.3
13) 1360.5
14) 1490.7
15) 15393.1
16) 1650.4
17) 1750.4
18) 1880.6
20) 20181.5
21) 2120.2
22) 2240.3
23) 2310.1
24) 2410.1
25) 25121.0
27) 2720.2
28) 2810.1
29) 2910.1
30) 3060.5
32) 3210.1
33) 3320.2
35) 3520.2
38) 3810.1
40) 4030.2
42) 4210.1
45) 4520.2
48) 4810.1
50) 5010.1
250) 25010.1
270) 27010.1
720) 72010.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1239100.0
128) Have you ever been ordained an elder (known as a ruling elder in the new Form of Government) in a Presbyterian church? (BQ3) (ORDELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes96877.4
2) No28322.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1251100.0
129) Are you currently serving on session? (BQ3A) (ORDELDRC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78477.7
2) No22522.3
Missing259 
TOTAL1009100.0
130) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in a Presbyterian church? (BQ4) (DEACON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47237.8
2) No77762.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1249100.0
131) Are you currently serving as a deacon? (BQ4A) (DEACONC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, on a board of deacons387.5
2) Yes, as an independent deacon commissioned for service30.6
3) No46891.9
Missing759 
TOTAL509100.0
132) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Chairperson of a congregational committee or task force (BQ5_1) (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78562.3
1) Checked47637.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
133) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Member of a congregational committee or task force (BQ5_2) (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76760.8
1) Checked49439.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
134) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Member of a presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (BQ5_3) (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119494.7
1) Checked675.3
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
135) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Officer of a men's, women's, or youth group (BQ5_4) (POSOFFCR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked112589.2
1) Checked13610.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
136) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Member of a men's, women's, or youth group (BQ5_5) (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked90972.1
1) Checked35227.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
137) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Organist or other musician, choir director, or praise team leader (BQ5_6) (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked121596.4
1) Checked463.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
138) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Member of a choir or praise team (BQ5_7) (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99679.0
1) Checked26521.0
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
139) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Church school or Sunday school teacher or leader (BQ5_8) (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99178.6
1) Checked27021.4
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
140) Which other positions, if any, do you currently hold in the church? Other (specify) (BQ5_9) (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98778.3
1) Checked27421.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
141) Over the past year, how often have you [led or] attended Sunday worship [at your congregation]? (BQ6) (WORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Every week24519.5
2) Nearly every week75059.7
3) 2-3 times a month16012.7
4) About once a month372.9
5) Several times, but less than once a month312.5
6) Once or twice141.1
7) Never191.5
Missing12 
TOTAL1256100.0
142) In the past year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (BQ7) (INVITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85468.1
2) No40031.9
Missing14 
TOTAL1254100.0
143) [If INVITE='Yes'] How many people would you estimate you have invited in the past year? (BQ7A) (INVITEHM)
TOTAL%
0) 40.5
1) 718.6
2) 22026.6
3) 14417.4
4) 14617.6
5) 8310.0
6) 516.2
7) 91.1
8) 202.4
9) 50.6
10) 425.1
11) 20.2
12) 141.7
14) 10.1
15) 30.4
16) 20.2
20) 60.7
24) 10.1
25) 30.4
50) 10.1
Missing440 
TOTAL828100.0
144) 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) (HREVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours16513.5
2) 1-2 hours26321.6
3) 3-5 hours37330.6
4) 6-10 hours27822.8
5) 11-20 hours1008.2
6) 21 or more hours413.4
Missing48 
TOTAL1220100.0
145) 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) (HRVOLUT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours19215.6
2) 1-2 hours28923.5
3) 3-5 hours32926.8
4) 6-10 hours24119.6
5) 11-20 hours1048.5
6) 21 or more hours746.0
Missing39 
TOTAL1229100.0
146) 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) (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours67057.9
2) 1-2 hours24020.7
3) 3-5 hours14612.6
4) 6-10 hours635.4
5) 11-20 hours161.4
6) 21 or more hours232.0
Missing110 
TOTAL1158100.0
147) 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) (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours42936.1
2) 1-2 hours28824.3
3) 3-5 hours21718.3
4) 6-10 hours12610.6
5) 11-20 hours564.7
6) 21 or more hours716.0
Missing81 
TOTAL1187100.0
148) 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) (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist15112.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)433.4
3) Episcopal332.6
4) Lutheran756.0
5) Methodist20116.0
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA50340.0
7) Other Presbyterian161.3
8) Reformed201.6
9) Roman Catholic705.6
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregationalist)362.9
11) Independent or non-denominational171.4
12) Other Christian (specify)655.2
13) Other non-Christian (specify)50.4
14) None241.9
Missing9 
TOTAL1259100.0
149) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? [If less than one year old, write 0 (zero).] (BQ10) (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL124822.48919
150) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (BQ11) (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative685.4
2) Conservative43434.7
3) Moderate46337.1
4) Liberal21817.5
5) Very liberal665.3
Missing19 
TOTAL1249100.0
151) Would you say you have had a conversion experience-that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (BQ12) (CONVT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59047.8
2) No64552.2
Missing33 
TOTAL1235100.0
152) [If CONVT='Yes'] How old were you when this happened? (BQ12A) (CONVTAGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57422.98143
153) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (BQ13) (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80965.3
2) No42934.7
Missing30 
TOTAL1238100.0
154) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (BQ14A) (BLLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree85067.7
2) Agree27722.1
3) Neutral or not sure1108.8
4) Disagree110.9
5) Strongly disagree70.6
Missing13 
TOTAL1255100.0
155) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Jesus will return to Earth some day. (BQ14B) (BLRETURN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree65752.4
2) Agree29823.8
3) Neutral or not sure24119.2
4) Disagree443.5
5) Strongly disagree131.0
Missing15 
TOTAL1253100.0
156) 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) (BLINDEP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13811.1
2) Agree29323.5
3) Neutral or not sure27622.2
4) Disagree41633.4
5) Strongly disagree1239.9
Missing22 
TOTAL1246100.0
157) 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. (BQ14D) (BLTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree937.4
2) Agree27522.0
3) Neutral or not sure27522.0
4) Disagree36228.9
5) Strongly disagree24719.7
Missing16 
TOTAL1252100.0
158) 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) (BLSAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32326.0
2) Agree24119.4
3) Neutral or not sure28122.6
4) Disagree23518.9
5) Strongly disagree16413.2
Missing24 
TOTAL1244100.0
159) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BQ15A) (ACBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily21417.2
2) Several times a week21817.5
3) Weekly18915.2
4) Several times a month21117.0
5) Once a month1199.6
6) Less than once a month22618.2
7) Never665.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1243100.0
160) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Prayed privately (BQ15B) (ACPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily77061.6
2) Several times a week22618.1
3) Weekly796.3
4) Several times a month897.1
5) Once a month312.5
6) Less than once a month393.1
7) Never151.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1249100.0
161) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Attended a Bible study or prayer group (BQ15C) (ACGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily131.1
2) Several times a week363.0
3) Weekly30325.0
4) Several times a month14612.1
5) Once a month15312.6
6) Less than once a month23519.4
7) Never32526.8
Missing57 
TOTAL1211100.0
162) 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) (ACFAMFRD)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily988.1
2) Several times a week1028.4
3) Weekly16013.2
4) Several times a month17014.0
5) Once a month12710.5
6) Less than once a month29724.5
7) Never26021.4
Missing54 
TOTAL1214100.0
163) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read devotional materials or religious books (BQ15E) (ACBOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily18614.9
2) Several times a week14711.8
3) Weekly12810.3
4) Several times a month21116.9
5) Once a month15512.4
6) Less than once a month28623.0
7) Never13310.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1246100.0
164) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (BQ15F) (ACWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily463.7
2) Several times a week665.4
3) Weekly776.3
4) Several times a month14912.1
5) Once a month12610.2
6) Less than once a month27522.4
7) Never49139.9
Missing38 
TOTAL1230100.0
165) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Said grace before meals (BQ15G) (ACGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily54844.1
2) Several times a week16813.5
3) Weekly645.1
4) Several times a month14811.9
5) Once a month695.5
6) Less than once a month18815.1
7) Never594.7
Missing24 
TOTAL1244100.0
166) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BQ16) (BIBLEVW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word16413.2
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context61549.4
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings45236.3
4) The Bible is not the word of God151.2
Missing22 
TOTAL1246100.0
167) How important is being part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to you? (BQ17) (PCIMPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important47137.7
2) Important52942.3
3) Slightly important15012.0
4) Not important695.5
5) Not sure312.5
Missing18 
TOTAL1250100.0
168) 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? (BQ18) (SAMESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41032.7
2) Yes, as long as the ceremony takes place away from PC(USA) property and facilities373.0
3) No62349.7
4) Not sure18314.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1253100.0
169) What is your gender? (BQ19) (GEND)
TOTAL%
1) Female70856.4
2) Male54843.6
Missing12 
TOTAL1256100.0
170) Were you born a U.S. citizen? (BQ20) (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123097.7
2) No292.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1259100.0
171) What is your current age? (BQ21) (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL123862.24114
172) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (BQ22_1) (RACEWHT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked725.7
1) Checked118994.3
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
173) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (BQ22_2) (RACEBLK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked122397.0
1) Checked383.0
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
174) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska Native (BQ22_3) (RACEIND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125199.2
1) Checked100.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
175) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (BQ22_4) (RACEASN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked124999.0
1) Checked121.0
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
176) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (BQ22_5) (RACEHISP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125399.4
1) Checked80.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
177) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (BQ22_6) (RACEOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125599.5
1) Checked60.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
178) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (BQ23) (PARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat39331.7
2) Independent29924.1
3) Republican50941.0
4) Other (specify)403.2
Missing27 
TOTAL1241100.0
179) What is your marital status? (BQ24) (MARRIED)
TOTAL%
1) Not married24919.9
2) Married100180.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1250100.0
180) Have you ever been married? No, never married (BQ24A_1) (MARNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120495.5
1) Checked574.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
181) Have you ever been married? Yes, am now divorced (BQ24A_2) (MARDIVOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked118994.3
1) Checked725.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
182) Have you ever been married? Yes, am now widowed (BQ24A_3) (MARWIDOW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked112489.1
1) Checked13710.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
183) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? No (BQ25_1) (PREVNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56144.5
1) Checked70055.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
184) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was divorced (BQ25_2) (PREVDIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked107785.4
1) Checked18414.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
185) Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? Yes, was widowed (BQ25_3) (PREVWIDW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120895.8
1) Checked534.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
186) How many children do you have? [If none, write 0 (zero). Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted.] (BQ26) (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None14611.7
1) 114912.0
2) 255744.8
3) 327221.9
4) 4927.4
5) 5161.3
6) 660.5
7) 740.3
9) 920.2
Missing24 
TOTAL1244100.0
187) If you live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing, check this box. (BQ27) (PRSNSINT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125199.2
1) Checked100.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
188) [If PRSNSINT='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) (PRSNSNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 19415.6
2) 74159.6
3) 14011.3
4) 1189.5
5) 433.5
6) 50.4
7) 20.2
11) 10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1244100.0
189) 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) (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone19515.7
2) A single adult, living with one or more children191.5
3) A married couple, no children in the household70156.5
4) A married couple, living with one or more children27622.2
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)504.0
Missing27 
TOTAL1241100.0
190) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (BQ29) (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less90.7
2) High school diploma1028.1
3) Some college, but no degree19615.7
4) Associate degree695.5
5) Bachelor's degree33326.6
6) Some graduate work1249.9
7) Graduate degree41933.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1252100.0
191) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (BQ30_1) (EMPFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85968.1
1) Checked40231.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
192) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (BQ30_2) (EMPPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked114590.8
1) Checked1169.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
193) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed full-time (BQ30_3) (EMPSEFT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked118794.1
1) Checked745.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
194) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed part-time (BQ30_4) (EMPSEPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120695.6
1) Checked554.4
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
195) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (BQ30_5) (EMPUNEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123497.9
1) Checked272.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
196) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (BQ30_6) (EMPRETRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65551.9
1) Checked60648.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
197) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (BQ30_7) (EMPHOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119394.6
1) Checked685.4
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
198) Please indicate your employment status. Student (BQ30_8) (EMPSTUDT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked125199.2
1) Checked100.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
199) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (BQ30_9) (EMPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123597.9
1) Checked262.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
200) 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) (HRSWRKD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL66637.40440
201) 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) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000292.6
2) $20,000-$29,999595.2
3) $30,000-$39,999766.7
4) $40,000-$49,999857.5
5) $50,000-$59,999968.5
6) $60,000-$69,999968.5
7) $70,000-$79,999907.9
8) $80,000-$89,999736.4
9) $90,000-$99,999817.1
10) $100,000-$109,999928.1
11) $110,000-$124,999706.2
12) $125,000-$149,999887.8
13) $150,00-$199,999877.7
14) $200,000-$249,999534.7
15) $250,000 or more595.2
Missing134 
TOTAL1134100.0
202) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (BQ33) (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98478.5
2) No25120.0
3) Don't know181.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1253100.0
203) 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) (GIVREG)
TOTAL%
1) No211.7
2) Yes122198.3
Missing26 
TOTAL1242100.0
204) [If GIVREG='Yes'] If yes, estimate how much: (BQ34A_1) (GIVREGHM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL106418340.7117772
205) 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) (GIVCAP)
TOTAL%
1) No65955.1
2) Yes53844.9
Missing71 
TOTAL1197100.0
206) [If GIVCAP='Yes'] If yes, estimate how much: (BQ34B_1) (GIVCAPHM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL44013186.561106041
207) 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) (GIVSPC)
TOTAL%
1) No23419.3
2) Yes97880.7
Missing56 
TOTAL1212100.0
208) [If GIVSPC='Yes'] If yes, estimate how much: (BQ34C_1) (GIVSPCHM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8369861.87997387
209) 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) (GIVPC)
TOTAL%
1) No83070.5
2) Yes34729.5
Missing91 
TOTAL1177100.0
210) [If GIVPC='Yes'] If yes, estimate how much: (BQ34D_1) (GIVPCHM)
TOTAL%
5) 520.7
10) 10103.6
15) 1531.1
20) 20228.0
25) 25217.7
30) 3041.5
40) 4051.8
50) 506523.7
60) 6031.1
75) 7531.1
80) 8010.4
100) 1006824.8
150) 15062.2
175) 17510.4
200) 200207.3
250) 25010.4
300) 30072.6
350) 35020.7
400) 40020.7
500) 500124.4
1000) 100020.7
1400) 140010.4
1435) 143510.4
1600) 160010.4
2000) 200020.7
3000) 300010.4
6000) 600010.4
15000) 1500010.4
999999) Don't know62.2
Missing994 
TOTAL274100.0
211) 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) (GIVREL)
TOTAL%
1) No69758.7
2) Yes49041.3
Missing81 
TOTAL1187100.0
212) [If GIVREL='Yes'] If yes, estimate how much: (BQ34E_1) (GIVRELHM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40710901.20498690
213) 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) (GIVNON)
TOTAL%
1) No15012.3
2) Yes107387.7
Missing45 
TOTAL1223100.0
214) [If GIVNON='Yes'] If yes, estimate how much: (BQ34F_1) (GIVNONHM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9219941.43692772
215) Sample (SAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Members46737.0
2) Elders79463.0
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
216) State (STATE)
217) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast20916.6
2) Midwest35127.8
3) South51741.0
4) West18414.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
218) Late (LATE)
TOTAL%
0) Not late126099.9
1) Came in after appendices done10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1261100.0
219) TO GO ON RETREAT IF CONG ORGS OR PROMOTES IN NEXT 2 YRS (LIKEYOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78465.6
2) No or don't know41234.4
Missing72 
TOTAL1196100.0
220) Age categorized (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
1) 39 or younger877.0
2) 40-5423518.9
3) 55-6953943.4
4) 70 or older38230.7
Missing25 
TOTAL1243100.0
221) TOTMEM10 (TOTMEM10)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1261549.289732
222) I-AGE: Age categorized (For use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 39 or younger877.0
2) 40-5423518.9
3) 55-6953943.4
4) 70 or older38230.7
Missing25 
TOTAL1243100.0
223) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education you have completed? (BQ29) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school or less1118.9
2) Some college26521.2
3) Bachelor's degree33326.6
4) Some graduate work1249.9
5) Graduate degree41933.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1252100.0
224) I-GENDER: What is your gender? (BQ19) (For use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female70856.4
2) Male54843.6
Missing12 
TOTAL1256100.0
225) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (BQ23) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat39332.7
2) Independent29924.9
3) Republican50942.4
Missing67 
TOTAL1201100.0