Presbyterian Panel Survey, 2015-2017 - Background Survey, Members and Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Please enter your Panel ID. (You can find this on the paper copy of your survey. It is an 'M,' 'V,' or 'W' followed by 6 numbers.) (PANELID)
2) Status in church (LEADSTAT)
TOTAL%
0) Member48946.5
1) Ruling elder56253.5
TOTAL1051100.0
3) Sampled or volunteer (VOLUNTER)
TOTAL%
0) No52650.0
1) Yes52550.0
TOTAL1051100.0
4) Type of survey completed (MSURVEY)
TOTAL%
0) Paper36034.3
1) Web sample21320.3
2) Web volunteer47144.9
3) Teaching elder survey60.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
5) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Deacon (MQ1A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72168.7
1) Checked32931.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
6) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Ruling elder (MQ1B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51449.0
1) Checked53651.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
7) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Commissioned ruling elder (MQ1C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100695.8
1) Checked444.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
8) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Teaching elder (If you are a teaching elder, please stop taking this survey and contact Research Services to receive a survey specifically for teaching elders.) (MQ1D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1050100.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
9) M1QMISS (MQ1MISS)
TOTAL%
0) 69466.1
1) 35633.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
10) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (If less than one year, write 0 (zero).) (MQ2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102920.32317
11) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Christian education and/or youth director (or comparable position): Yes, paid (MQ3A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102998.0
1) Checked212.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
12) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Christian education and/or youth director (or comparable position): Yes, unpaid (MQ3A2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98293.5
1) Checked686.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
13) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Mid-council executive or stated clerk: Yes, paid (MQ3B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104599.5
1) Checked50.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
14) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Mid-council executive or stated clerk: Yes, unpaid (MQ3B2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103598.6
1) Checked151.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
15) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Clerk of session: Yes, paid (MQ3C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104599.5
1) Checked50.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
16) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Clerk of session: Yes, unpaid (MQ3C2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99995.1
1) Checked514.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
17) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Elder commissioner to presbytery, synod, or GA: Yes, paid (MQ3D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104399.3
1) Checked70.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
18) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Elder commissioner to presbytery, synod, or GA: Yes, unpaid (MQ3D2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93689.1
1) Checked11410.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
19) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee, task force, or board: Yes, paid (MQ3E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104299.2
1) Checked80.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
20) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee, task force, or board: Yes, unpaid (MQ3E2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94389.8
1) Checked10710.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
21) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Chairperson of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, paid (MQ3F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104199.1
1) Checked90.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
22) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Chairperson of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, unpaid (MQ3F2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87283.0
1) Checked17817.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
23) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, paid (MQ3G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103698.7
1) Checked141.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
24) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, unpaid (MQ3G2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71668.2
1) Checked33431.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
25) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of current session or board of deacons: Yes, paid (MQ3H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103598.6
1) Checked151.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
26) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of current session or board of deacons: Yes, unpaid (MQ3H2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83379.3
1) Checked21720.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
27) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Leader of a men's or women's group: Yes, paid (MQ3I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104899.8
1) Checked20.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
28) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Leader of a men's or women's group: Yes, unpaid (MQ3I2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94990.4
1) Checked1019.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
29) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a men's or women's group: Yes, paid (MQ3J)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103298.3
1) Checked181.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
30) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a men's or women's group: Yes, unpaid (MQ3J2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82478.5
1) Checked22621.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
31) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Music director, choir director, or praise team leader: Yes, paid (MQ3K)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103999.0
1) Checked111.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
32) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Music director, choir director, or praise team leader: Yes, unpaid (MQ3K2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103398.4
1) Checked171.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
33) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Organist or other musician: Yes, paid (MQ3L)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103999.0
1) Checked111.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
34) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Organist or other musician: Yes, unpaid (MQ3L2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100996.1
1) Checked413.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
35) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a choir or praise team: Yes, paid (MQ3M)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104099.0
1) Checked101.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
36) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a choir or praise team: Yes, unpaid (MQ3M2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87983.7
1) Checked17116.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
37) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Church school or Sunday school teacher or leader: Yes, paid (MQ3N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103498.5
1) Checked161.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
38) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Church school or Sunday school teacher or leader: Yes, unpaid (MQ3N2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85681.5
1) Checked19418.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
39) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Other (Specify): Yes, paid (MQ3O)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102397.4
1) Checked272.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
40) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Other (Specify): Yes, unpaid (MQ3O2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94590.0
1) Checked10510.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
41) MQ3MISS (MQ3MISS)
TOTAL%
0) 75872.2
1) 29227.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
42) First, we'd like to ask a few questions about you and your congregation. Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Other (specify) (MQ3TEXT)
43) In the past year, how often have you attended Sunday worship at your congregation (Select one)? (MQ4)
TOTAL%
1) Every week56454.3
2) 2-3 times a month30329.2
3) About once a month716.8
4) Occasionally or only for holidays/special occasions767.3
5) Never252.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1039100.0
44) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you…? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.) A. Attended programs or events (including Sunday school) at your church besides worship (MQ5A)
TOTAL%
0) 20222.5
1) 546.0
2) 10812.0
3) 808.9
4) 11412.7
5) 596.6
6) 546.0
7) 192.1
8) 475.2
9) 50.6
10) 525.8
11) 40.4
12) 273.0
13) 20.2
14) 50.6
15) 161.8
16) 30.3
17) 10.1
18) 40.4
20) 121.3
22) 20.2
24) 30.3
25) 30.3
28) 20.2
30) 80.9
34) 10.1
40) 30.3
50) 20.2
60) 30.3
70) 10.1
75) 10.1
99) 10.1
Missing153 
TOTAL898100.0
45) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you…? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.) B. Volunteered time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event (MQ5B)
TOTAL%
0) 21825.0
1) 859.7
2) 12414.2
3) 819.3
4) 819.3
5) 495.6
6) 424.8
7) 141.6
8) 283.2
9) 50.6
10) 536.1
11) 10.1
12) 182.1
13) 20.2
14) 40.5
15) 182.1
16) 20.2
20) 151.7
22) 10.1
24) 20.2
25) 70.8
30) 40.5
40) 101.1
42) 10.1
45) 10.1
50) 30.3
65) 10.1
80) 10.1
120) 10.1
Missing179 
TOTAL872100.0
46) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you…? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.) C. 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 (MQ5C)
TOTAL%
0) 40251.9
1) 668.5
2) 9412.1
3) 526.7
4) 435.5
5) 243.1
6) 233.0
7) 20.3
8) 192.5
9) 20.3
10) 111.4
11) 10.1
12) 60.8
14) 10.1
15) 101.3
16) 20.3
17) 10.1
20) 30.4
24) 20.3
30) 10.1
32) 10.1
40) 20.3
48) 10.1
50) 10.1
52) 10.1
60) 20.3
100) 10.1
140) 10.1
Missing276 
TOTAL775100.0
47) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you…? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.) D. Volunteered 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) (MQ5D)
TOTAL%
0) 31839.1
1) 506.1
2) 10212.5
3) 455.5
4) 516.3
5) 364.4
6) 303.7
7) 20.2
8) 293.6
9) 30.4
10) 404.9
11) 10.1
12) 162.0
14) 20.2
15) 111.4
16) 70.9
17) 10.1
18) 20.2
19) 10.1
20) 172.1
24) 20.2
25) 60.7
28) 10.1
29) 10.1
30) 111.4
35) 10.1
36) 20.2
40) 81.0
45) 20.2
50) 30.4
60) 20.2
70) 10.1
72) 10.1
80) 10.1
92) 10.1
100) 10.1
130) 10.1
160) 10.1
173) 10.1
200) 30.4
Missing237 
TOTAL814100.0
48) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (If you were part of more than one faith or denomination as a child, answer by selecting the one in which you were most involved.) (CHILDFAITH) (CHLDFAIT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist11110.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)171.6
3) Episcopal242.3
4) Lutheran514.9
5) Methodist1019.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA48646.9
7) Other Presbyterian212.0
8) Reformed111.1
9) Roman Catholic696.7
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregationalist)282.7
11) Independent or non-denominational212.0
12) Other Christian575.5
13) Other non-Christian50.5
14) None343.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1036100.0
49) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (If you were part of more than one faith or denomination as a child, answer by selecting the one in which you were the most involved.) Other Christian (specify) (CHILDFAITHTEXT) (CHLDTEXT)
50) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (If you were part of more than one faith or denomination as a child, answer by selecting the one in which you were the most involved.) Other non-Christian (specify) (CHILDFAITHTEXT2) (CHLDTXT2)
51) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? (If less than one year old, write 0 (zero).) (AGEPCUSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL103719.58918
52) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative363.5
2) Conservative22822.0
3) Moderate33632.5
4) Liberal29328.3
5) Very liberal14213.7
Missing16 
TOTAL1035100.0
53) The PC(USA) recently began to permit Presbyterian ministers to perform same-sex marriages. Do you personally agree that Presbyterian ministers should be allowed to perform same-sex marriages? (SAMESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64162.0
2) Yes, as long as the ceremony takes place away from PC(USA) church property and facilities504.8
3) No24723.9
4) Not sure969.3
Missing17 
TOTAL1034100.0
54) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (LIFEBEYOND) (LIFBEYND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree131.3
2) 2242.3
3) 3323.1
4) 4908.8
5) 5585.7
6) 613613.3
7) Strongly agree66965.5
Missing29 
TOTAL1022100.0
55) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Jesus will return to Earth someday (JESURTRN) (JESURTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree383.8
2) 2797.9
3) 3616.1
4) 415215.3
5) 5828.2
6) 611411.5
7) Strongly agree46947.1
Missing56 
TOTAL995100.0
56) 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 church (INDBELFS) (INDBELFS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree12713.3
2) 216016.7
3) 312312.9
4) 419820.7
5) 511111.6
6) 6949.8
7) Strongly agree14415.0
Missing94 
TOTAL957100.0
57) 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 (RELIGEQUAL) (RELIEQUL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree15116.0
2) 215015.9
3) 39610.2
4) 417718.8
5) 511111.8
6) 612012.7
7) Strongly agree13914.7
Missing107 
TOTAL944100.0
58) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved (FOLLOWJESUS) (FLWJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree24927.9
2) 211312.7
3) 3586.5
4) 413415.0
5) 5637.1
6) 6788.7
7) Strongly agree19822.2
Missing158 
TOTAL893100.0
59) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (READBIBLE) (READBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily19619.2
2) Several times a week17917.5
3) Weekly11611.4
4) Several times a month13413.1
5) Once a month858.3
6) Less than once a month23923.4
7) Never737.1
Missing29 
TOTAL1022100.0
60) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Prayed privately (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily64463.0
2) Several times a week15114.8
3) Weekly626.1
4) Several times a month817.9
5) Once a month282.7
6) Less than once a month383.7
7) Never191.9
Missing28 
TOTAL1023100.0
61) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Attended a Bible study or prayer group (BIBLESTUDY) (BIBLSTUD)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily131.3
2) Several times a week252.5
3) Weekly23823.6
4) Several times a month969.5
5) Once a month12312.2
6) Less than once a month21221.1
7) Never30029.8
Missing44 
TOTAL1007100.0
62) 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 (FELLOWSHIP) (FELWSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily959.5
2) Several times a week777.7
3) Weekly13413.5
4) Several times a month11611.7
5) Once a month11912.0
6) Less than once a month25225.3
7) Never20220.3
Missing56 
TOTAL995100.0
63) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read devotional materials or religious books (DEVOTIONAL) (DEVOTION)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily17016.7
2) Several times a week12812.6
3) Weekly12712.5
4) Several times a month13213.0
5) Once a month13813.5
6) Less than once a month21721.3
7) Never10710.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1019100.0
64) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (RELIGNTERNET) (RELINTN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily13112.9
2) Several times a week11511.3
3) Weekly717.0
4) Several times a month14414.2
5) Once a month10710.6
6) Less than once a month20219.9
7) Never24424.1
Missing37 
TOTAL1014100.0
65) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Said grace before meals (SAIDGRACE) (SAIDGRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily42341.3
2) Several times a week14013.7
3) Weekly565.5
4) Several times a month12011.7
5) Once a month636.2
6) Less than once a month16115.7
7) Never616.0
Missing27 
TOTAL1024100.0
66) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Met with a spiritual director and/or coach (SPIRITUALDIR) (SPIRDIRC)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily30.3
2) Several times a week101.0
3) Weekly373.6
4) Several times a month363.5
5) Once a month545.3
6) Less than once a month23823.4
7) Never64062.9
Missing33 
TOTAL1018100.0
67) Which statement comes closest to your view of Bible? (Fill in only one circle.) (BIBLEVIEW) (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.242.3
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.37236.2
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.24223.6
4) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted with the help of the Holy Spirit.35434.5
5) The Bible is not the word of God.353.4
Missing24 
TOTAL1027100.0
68) How important is being part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to you? (BELONGPCUSA) (BLGPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very important42441.0
2) Important39137.8
3) Slightly important12612.2
4) Not important636.1
5) Not sure313.0
Missing16 
TOTAL1035100.0
69) Now we'd like you to tell us about yourself. Which of the following best describes your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female60858.9
2) Male42441.0
3) Other10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1033100.0
70) Now we'd like you to tell us about yourself. Which of the following best describes gender: Other (specify) (GENDERTEXT) (GNDRTEXT)
71) What is your citizenship history? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) I was born a United States citizen99496.3
2) I was not born a United States citizen, but am a citizen now313.0
3) I am not a United States citizen but I am working towards becoming one50.5
4) I am not a United States citizen and don't plan on becoming one20.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1032100.0
72) What is your current age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL102660.04316
73) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102597.5
1) Checked262.5
TOTAL1051100.0
74) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): White (WHITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked747.0
1) Checked97793.0
TOTAL1051100.0
75) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): Black or African American (BLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102497.4
1) Checked272.6
TOTAL1051100.0
76) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): African immigrant (AFRICANIMM) (AFRCNIMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104899.7
1) Checked30.3
TOTAL1051100.0
77) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): Korean (KOREAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104399.2
1) Checked80.8
TOTAL1051100.0
78) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): Asian but not Korean (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104199.0
1) Checked101.0
TOTAL1051100.0
79) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): Native American (NATIVEAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103998.9
1) Checked121.1
TOTAL1051100.0
80) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): Middle Eastern (MIDEASTERN) (MIDEASTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104899.7
1) Checked30.3
TOTAL1051100.0
81) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): Other (OTHERRACE) (OTHRRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104499.3
1) Checked70.7
TOTAL1051100.0
82) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply): Other (specify) (OTHERRACETEXT) (OTHRTEXT)
83) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat39538.5
2) Independent19318.8
3) Republican31831.0
4) Other201.9
5) Don't identify with a political party1019.8
Missing24 
TOTAL1027100.0
84) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other?: Other (specify) (POLITICSTEXT) (POLITEXT)
85) Which of these categories best describes your total household income from all sources, before taxes, during 2014? (If you live alone or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $20,000 or less293.0
2) $20,001 - $40,000939.5
3) $40,001 - $65,00017818.2
4) $65,001 - $105,00028128.8
5) $105,001 - $195,00023724.3
6) $195,001 or more15916.3
Missing74 
TOTAL977100.0
86) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79777.3
2) No21621.0
3) Don't know181.7
Missing20 
TOTAL1031100.0
87) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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) Donated? (CONGREGULARR) (CONREGLR)
TOTAL%
1) No666.4
2) Yes96393.6
Missing22 
TOTAL1029100.0
88) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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). If donated is yes, estimate how much. (CONGREGULARAMT2) (CONREGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8074307.0617123
89) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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. Donated? (CONGCAPITALR) (CONCAPIT)
TOTAL%
1) No64262.4
2) Yes38737.6
Missing22 
TOTAL1029100.0
90) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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. If donated is yes, estimate how much. (CONGCAPITALAMT2) (CONCAPAM)
TOTAL%
6) 10.3
10) 20.6
20) 31.0
25) 31.0
30) 51.6
50) 165.2
60) 10.3
75) 10.3
100) 3210.3
120) 20.6
150) 51.6
200) 206.5
240) 10.3
250) 113.5
300) 113.5
350) 10.3
400) 41.3
480) 10.3
500) 3711.9
600) 123.9
700) 10.3
720) 10.3
800) 31.0
840) 10.3
1000) 3912.6
1001) 10.3
1040) 31.0
1100) 20.6
1200) 113.5
1500) 92.9
1600) 20.6
1800) 41.3
2000) 154.8
2040) 10.3
2500) 51.6
2600) 10.3
3000) 72.3
3600) 10.3
4000) 31.0
4200) 10.3
4500) 10.3
5000) 165.2
6000) 41.3
6400) 10.3
6700) 10.3
10000) 20.6
12000) 10.3
15000) 20.6
33768) 10.3
50000) 10.3
Missing741 
TOTAL310100.0
91) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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, Peace and Global Witness, and Christmas Joy. Donated? (CONGSPECIALR) (CONSPECL)
TOTAL%
1) No33432.5
2) Yes69567.5
Missing22 
TOTAL1029100.0
92) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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, Peace and Global Witness, and Christmas Joy. If donated is yes, estimate how much. (CONGSPECIALAMT2) (CONSPCAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL573407.1951823
93) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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. Donated? (DONATEPCUSAR) (DONPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) No74071.9
2) Yes28928.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1029100.0
94) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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. If donated is yes, estimate how much. (DONATEPCUSAAMT2) (DONPCUAM)
TOTAL%
5) 10.4
10) 52.2
15) 31.3
20) 156.7
25) 198.5
30) 10.4
40) 10.4
45) 10.4
50) 4118.3
75) 31.3
80) 10.4
100) 7332.6
120) 10.4
150) 20.9
200) 188.0
250) 52.2
300) 94.0
350) 10.4
360) 10.4
365) 10.4
400) 10.4
500) 83.6
600) 20.9
800) 10.4
1000) 31.3
1250) 10.4
1500) 10.4
2000) 10.4
3000) 10.4
5000) 31.3
Missing827 
TOTAL224100.0
95) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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). Donated? (DONATERELIGR) (DONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) No63561.7
2) Yes39438.3
Missing22 
TOTAL1029100.0
96) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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). If donated is yes, estimate how much. (DONATERELIGAMT2) (DONRELAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3041413.1383767
97) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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.). Donated? (DONATENONRELIGR) (DONNONRE)
TOTAL%
1) No17817.3
2) Yes85182.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1029100.0
98) Indicate whether, during the 2014 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.). If donated is yes, estimate how much. (DONATENONRELIGAMT2) (DONNONAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6931924.6976840
99) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle) (RELATIONSHIP) (RELATION)
TOTAL%
1) Single10310.1
2) Married75273.7
3) Living in a committed relationship181.8
4) Divorced555.4
5) Widowed878.5
6) Other50.5
Missing31 
TOTAL1020100.0
100) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle): Other (specify) (RELATIONSHIPTEXT) (RELATEXT)
101) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).): Number of children living with me (KIDSWITHR) (KIDSWITH)
TOTAL%
0) 71070.4
1) 14314.2
2) 11010.9
3) 414.1
4) 30.3
5) 10.1
6) 10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1009100.0
102) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).): Number of children living elsewhere (KIDSELSER) (KIDSELSE)
TOTAL%
0) 42241.8
1) 11811.7
2) 27527.3
3) 12912.8
4) 454.5
5) 111.1
6) 30.3
7) 50.5
9) 10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1009100.0
103) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).): Number of dependents that are NOT my children (DEPENDENTSR) (DEPENDNT)
TOTAL%
0) 95694.7
1) 404.0
2) 70.7
3) 20.2
4) 30.3
10) 10.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1009100.0
104) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (MQ24)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less40.4
2) High school diploma232.3
3) Some college, but no degree939.2
4) Trade school, certificate121.2
5) Associate degree343.4
6) Bachelor's degree28027.6
7) Some graduate work12512.3
8) Master's degree30630.2
9) Doctorate13613.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1013100.0
105) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Employed full-time (MQ25A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68365.0
1) Checked36735.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
106) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Employed part-time (MQ25B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94189.6
1) Checked10910.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
107) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Self-employed (MQ25C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked96692.0
1) Checked848.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
108) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Unemployed (MQ25D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103098.1
1) Checked201.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
109) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Retired (MQ25E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63760.7
1) Checked41339.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
110) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Full-time homemaker (MQ25F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99394.6
1) Checked575.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
111) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Student (MQ25G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102998.0
1) Checked212.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
112) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (MQ25H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104099.0
1) Checked101.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1050100.0
113) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (MQ25TEXT)
114) About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? (MQ26)
TOTAL%
1) 10.2
3) 10.2
5) 30.6
6) 20.4
8) 71.3
9) 10.2
10) 122.2
12) 30.6
13) 10.2
14) 20.4
15) 163.0
16) 30.6
17) 40.7
18) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 264.9
22) 20.4
23) 10.2
24) 30.6
25) 122.2
26) 20.4
28) 20.4
30) 264.9
32) 61.1
33) 20.4
34) 10.2
35) 173.2
36) 40.7
37) 20.4
38) 81.5
39) 10.2
40) 17833.2
41) 30.6
42) 10.2
43) 20.4
45) 326.0
46) 40.7
47) 10.2
48) 20.4
50) 7914.7
51) 10.2
53) 10.2
55) 101.9
60) 346.3
65) 40.7
68) 20.4
70) 20.4
72) 10.2
80) 50.9
120) 10.2
Missing515 
TOTAL536100.0
115) If you have additional comments, please write them in the space below. (COMMENTS)