Presbyterian Panel Survey, March 2015 - Presbyterian Historical Society, Clergy

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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) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Civil Rights history (INTEREST1) (INTERES1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked14148.0
1) Checked15352.0
TOTAL294100.0
3) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Civil War history (INTEREST2) (INTERES2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked18462.6
1) Checked11037.4
TOTAL294100.0
4) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Congregational history (INTEREST3) (INTERES3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked13846.9
1) Checked15653.1
TOTAL294100.0
5) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Early American/Colonial history (INTEREST4) (INTERES4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked16154.8
1) Checked13345.2
TOTAL294100.0
6) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Education (INTEREST5) (INTERES5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked19767.0
1) Checked9733.0
TOTAL294100.0
7) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Mission history (INTEREST6) (INTERES6)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked14047.6
1) Checked15452.4
TOTAL294100.0
8) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Presbyterian leaders in business/government/activism (INTEREST7) (INTERES7)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked20770.4
1) Checked8729.6
TOTAL294100.0
9) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Presbyterian polity history (INTEREST8) (INTERES8)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked17760.2
1) Checked11739.8
TOTAL294100.0
10) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Reformation history (INTEREST9) (INTERES9)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked12341.8
1) Checked17158.2
TOTAL294100.0
11) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Theology and worship history (INTEREST10) (INTERE10)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked10335.0
1) Checked19165.0
TOTAL294100.0
12) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Women's history (INTEREST11) (INTERE11)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked17358.8
1) Checked12141.2
TOTAL294100.0
13) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) Other (Please specify) (INTEREST12) (INTERE12)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked26891.2
1) Checked268.8
TOTAL294100.0
14) Which areas of Presbyterian history interest you? (Mark all that apply.) None of the above (INTEREST13) (INTERE13)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked28998.3
1) Checked51.7
TOTAL294100.0
15) How important is it for you personally to know the history of Presbyterianism? (IMPORTANT) (IMPORTAN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all important10.3
2) 293.1
3) 3155.2
4) 43712.8
5) 56522.6
6) 610034.7
7) Extremely important6121.2
Missing6 
TOTAL288100.0
16) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) General press/Television (INFORMATION1) (INFO1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked20168.4
1) Checked9331.6
TOTAL294100.0
17) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) Horizons magazine (INFORMATION2) (INFO2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked26188.8
1) Checked3311.2
TOTAL294100.0
18) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) PCUSA.org website (INFORMATION3) (INFO3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked6221.1
1) Checked23278.9
TOTAL294100.0
19) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) Presbyterian News Service (INFORMATION4) (INFO4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked12241.5
1) Checked17258.5
TOTAL294100.0
20) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) Presbyterians Today magazine (INFORMATION5) (INFO5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked13746.6
1) Checked15753.4
TOTAL294100.0
21) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) Presbytery meetings (INFORMATION6) (INFO6)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked6722.8
1) Checked22777.2
TOTAL294100.0
22) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) Social media (INFORMATION7) (INFO7)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked17158.2
1) Checked12341.8
TOTAL294100.0
23) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) The Christian Century magazine (INFORMATION8) (INFO8)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked18763.6
1) Checked10736.4
TOTAL294100.0
24) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) The Layman Online website (INFORMATION9) (INFO9)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25386.1
1) Checked4113.9
TOTAL294100.0
25) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) The Presbyterian Outlook publication (INFORMATION10) (INFO10)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked11438.8
1) Checked18061.2
TOTAL294100.0
26) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) During or before worship services (INFORMATION11) (INFO11)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25787.4
1) Checked3712.6
TOTAL294100.0
27) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) E-newsletter (Who sends it?) (INFORMATION12) (INFO12)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked23680.3
1) Checked5819.7
TOTAL294100.0
28) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) Other source (Please specify) (INFORMATION13) (INFO13)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24683.7
1) Checked4816.3
TOTAL294100.0
29) How do you get information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (Mark all that apply.) None of the above (INFORMATION14) (INFO14)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked294100.0
TOTAL294100.0
30) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) Academic researchers (FOCUSSERVE1) (FOCUSSV1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked16054.4
1) Checked13445.6
TOTAL294100.0
31) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) Congregations (FOCUSSERVE2) (FOCUSSV2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked9131.0
1) Checked20369.0
TOTAL294100.0
32) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) Genealogists (FOCUSSERVE3) (FOCUSSV3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked26590.1
1) Checked299.9
TOTAL294100.0
33) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) General public (FOCUSSERVE4) (FOCUSSV4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked22877.6
1) Checked6622.4
TOTAL294100.0
34) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) Individual Presbyterians (FOCUSSERVE5) (FOCUSSV5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked21573.1
1) Checked7926.9
TOTAL294100.0
35) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) National PC(USA) agencies (FOCUSSERVE6) (FOCUSSV6)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked18763.6
1) Checked10736.4
TOTAL294100.0
36) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) PC(USA) mid-councils (FOCUSSERVE7) (FOCUSSV7)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25285.7
1) Checked4214.3
TOTAL294100.0
37) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) PC(USA) seminaries (FOCUSSERVE8) (FOCUSSV8)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked15853.7
1) Checked13646.3
TOTAL294100.0
38) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) Other (Please specify) (FOCUSSERVE9) (FOCUSSV9)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked29199.0
1) Checked31.0
TOTAL294100.0
39) PHS (Presbyterian Historical Society) serves all of the following groups and will continue to do so. But who do you think are the TOP THREE that PHS should focus on serving? (Mark up to three.) Not sure/No opinion (FOCUSSERVE10) (FOCUSS10)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked27192.2
1) Checked237.8
TOTAL294100.0
40) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Attestations of Baptism, Marriage, and Membership information (SERVICES1A) (SERVI1A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked26188.8
1) Checked3311.2
TOTAL294100.0
41) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Attestations of Baptism, Marriage, and Membership information (SERVICES1B) (SERVI1B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked19265.3
1) Checked10234.7
TOTAL294100.0
42) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Attestations of Baptism, Marriage, and Membership information (SERVICES1C) (SERVI1C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25185.4
1) Checked4314.6
TOTAL294100.0
43) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Attestations of Baptism, Marriage, and Membership information (SERVICES1D) (SERVI1D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked16255.1
1) Checked13244.9
TOTAL294100.0
44) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Biographical sketches (basic biographical information about Presbyterian ministers and missionaries) (SERVICES2A) (SERVI2A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25185.4
1) Checked4314.6
TOTAL294100.0
45) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Biographical sketches (basic biographical information about Presbyterian ministers and missionaries) (SERVICES2B) (SERVI2B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked16556.1
1) Checked12943.9
TOTAL294100.0
46) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Biographical sketches (basic biographical information about Presbyterian ministers and missionaries) (SERVICES2C) (SERVI2C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked27192.2
1) Checked237.8
TOTAL294100.0
47) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Biographical sketches (basic biographical information about Presbyterian ministers and missionaries) (SERVICES2D) (SERVI2D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked18663.3
1) Checked10836.7
TOTAL294100.0
48) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Viewing exhibits remotely via the web and/or in person when visiting PHS in Philadelphia (SERVICES3A) (SERVI3A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked27593.5
1) Checked196.5
TOTAL294100.0
49) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Viewing exhibits remotely via the web and/or in person when visiting PHS in Philadelphia (SERVICES3B) (SERVI3B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked16455.8
1) Checked13044.2
TOTAL294100.0
50) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Viewing exhibits remotely via the web and/or in person when visiting PHS in Philadelphia (SERVICES3C) (SERVI3C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked26690.5
1) Checked289.5
TOTAL294100.0
51) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Viewing exhibits remotely via the web and/or in person when visiting PHS in Philadelphia (SERVICES3D) (SERVI3D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked17057.8
1) Checked12442.2
TOTAL294100.0
52) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Books and periodicals on Presbyterian history (SERVICES4A) (SERVI4A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked21573.1
1) Checked7926.9
TOTAL294100.0
53) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Books and periodicals on Presbyterian history (SERVICES4B) (SERVI4B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked16957.5
1) Checked12542.5
TOTAL294100.0
54) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Books and periodicals on Presbyterian history (SERVICES4C) (SERVI4C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked23579.9
1) Checked5920.1
TOTAL294100.0
55) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Books and periodicals on Presbyterian history (SERVICES4D) (SERVI4D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked23278.9
1) Checked6221.1
TOTAL294100.0
56) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Depositing original church records for archival storage (congregations retains ownership) (SERVICES5A) (SERVI5A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked19967.7
1) Checked9532.3
TOTAL294100.0
57) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Depositing original church records for archival storage (congregations retains ownership) (SERVICES5B) (SERVI5B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked17158.2
1) Checked12341.8
TOTAL294100.0
58) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Depositing original church records for archival storage (congregations retains ownership) (SERVICES5C) (SERVI5C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25386.1
1) Checked4113.9
TOTAL294100.0
59) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Depositing original church records for archival storage (congregations retains ownership) (SERVICES5D) (SERVI5D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24282.3
1) Checked5217.7
TOTAL294100.0
60) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Digitizing/electronic reformatting of congregational records (previously known as 'microfilming') (SERVICES6A) (SERVI6A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24884.4
1) Checked4615.6
TOTAL294100.0
61) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Digitizing/electronic reformatting of congregational records (previously known as 'microfilming') (SERVICES6B) (SERVI6B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked17057.8
1) Checked12442.2
TOTAL294100.0
62) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Digitizing/electronic reformatting of congregational records (previously known as 'microfilming') (SERVICES6C) (SERVI6C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked21372.4
1) Checked8127.6
TOTAL294100.0
63) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Digitizing/electronic reformatting of congregational records (previously known as 'microfilming') (SERVICES6D) (SERVI6D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked22275.5
1) Checked7224.5
TOTAL294100.0
64) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Access to digitized/electronic copies of PHS documents (SERVICES7A) (SERVI7A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked27292.5
1) Checked227.5
TOTAL294100.0
65) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Access to digitized/electronic copies of PHS documents (SERVICES7B) (SERVI7B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked15753.4
1) Checked13746.6
TOTAL294100.0
66) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Access to digitized/electronic copies of PHS documents (SERVICES7C) (SERVI7C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24382.7
1) Checked5117.3
TOTAL294100.0
67) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Access to digitized/electronic copies of PHS documents (SERVICES7D) (SERVI7D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked21874.1
1) Checked7625.9
TOTAL294100.0
68) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Genealogy research (birth, death, and congregational membership information on deceased Presbyterians) (SERVICES8A) (SERVI8A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked28396.3
1) Checked113.7
TOTAL294100.0
69) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Genealogy research (birth, death, and congregational membership information on deceased Presbyterians) (SERVICES8B) (SERVI8B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked20770.4
1) Checked8729.6
TOTAL294100.0
70) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Genealogy research (birth, death, and congregational membership information on deceased Presbyterians) (SERVICES8C) (SERVI8C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked23579.9
1) Checked5920.1
TOTAL294100.0
71) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Genealogy research (birth, death, and congregational membership information on deceased Presbyterians) (SERVICES8D) (SERVI8D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked18061.2
1) Checked11438.8
TOTAL294100.0
72) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Grants to congregations for PHS to digitize their congregation's records (previously known as 'microfilming grants') (SERVICES9A) (SERVI9A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked28797.6
1) Checked72.4
TOTAL294100.0
73) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Grants to congregations for PHS to digitize their congregation's records (previously known as 'microfilming grants') (SERVICES9B) (SERVI9B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked17559.5
1) Checked11940.5
TOTAL294100.0
74) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Grants to congregations for PHS to digitize their congregation's records (previously known as 'microfilming grants') (SERVICES9C) (SERVI9C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked26991.5
1) Checked258.5
TOTAL294100.0
75) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Grants to congregations for PHS to digitize their congregation's records (previously known as 'microfilming grants') (SERVICES9D) (SERVI9D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked16556.1
1) Checked12943.9
TOTAL294100.0
76) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Online gift shop purchases (SERVICES10A) (SERVI10A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked28898.0
1) Checked62.0
TOTAL294100.0
77) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Online gift shop purchases (SERVICES10B) (SERVI10B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked23579.9
1) Checked5920.1
TOTAL294100.0
78) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Online gift shop purchases (SERVICES10C) (SERVI10C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24282.3
1) Checked5217.7
TOTAL294100.0
79) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Online gift shop purchases (SERVICES10D) (SERVI10D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked11037.4
1) Checked18462.6
TOTAL294100.0
80) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: PHS communications (The Journal of Presbyterian History, email/print newsletter, website, social media) (SERVICES11A) (SERVI11A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24583.3
1) Checked4916.7
TOTAL294100.0
81) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: PHS communications (The Journal of Presbyterian History, email/print newsletter, website, social media) (SERVICES11B) (SERVI11B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked20569.7
1) Checked8930.3
TOTAL294100.0
82) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: PHS communications (The Journal of Presbyterian History, email/print newsletter, website, social media) (SERVICES11C) (SERVI11C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25085.0
1) Checked4415.0
TOTAL294100.0
83) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: PHS communications (The Journal of Presbyterian History, email/print newsletter, website, social media) (SERVICES11D) (SERVI11D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked17760.2
1) Checked11739.8
TOTAL294100.0
84) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Purchase of commemorative engraved brick pavers for the Heritage Walk (a new PHS pathway) (SERVICES12A) (SERVI12A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked29399.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL294100.0
85) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Purchase of commemorative engraved brick pavers for the Heritage Walk (a new PHS pathway) (SERVICES12B) (SERVI12B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked27493.2
1) Checked206.8
TOTAL294100.0
86) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Purchase of commemorative engraved brick pavers for the Heritage Walk (a new PHS pathway) (SERVICES12C) (SERVI12C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked26790.8
1) Checked279.2
TOTAL294100.0
87) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Purchase of commemorative engraved brick pavers for the Heritage Walk (a new PHS pathway) (SERVICES12D) (SERVI12D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked8227.9
1) Checked21272.1
TOTAL294100.0
88) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Reference Services -- receiving information about or from the holdings at PHS (SERVICES13A) (SERVI13A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked26891.2
1) Checked268.8
TOTAL294100.0
89) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Reference Services -- receiving information about or from the holdings at PHS (SERVICES13B) (SERVI13B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked18663.3
1) Checked10836.7
TOTAL294100.0
90) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Reference Services -- receiving information about or from the holdings at PHS (SERVICES13C) (SERVI13C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked27091.8
1) Checked248.2
TOTAL294100.0
91) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Reference Services -- receiving information about or from the holdings at PHS (SERVICES13D) (SERVI13D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked18061.2
1) Checked11438.8
TOTAL294100.0
92) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have used: Year-long individual memberships (discounts on services and publications, available at nine different levels) (SERVICES14A) (SERVI14A)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked29098.6
1) Checked41.4
TOTAL294100.0
93) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Interested in using: Year-long individual memberships (discounts on services and publications, available at nine different levels) (SERVICES14B) (SERVI14B)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24784.0
1) Checked4716.0
TOTAL294100.0
94) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Willing to pay for: Year-long individual memberships (discounts on services and publications, available at nine different levels) (SERVICES14C) (SERVI14C)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24784.0
1) Checked4716.0
TOTAL294100.0
95) Which of the following services of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS): have you heard of; have you used; would you be interested in using in the future; would you be willing to pay a small fee for? (Mark all that apply.) Have not heard of: Year-long individual memberships (discounts on services and publications, available at nine different levels) (SERVICES14D) (SERVI14D)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked12141.2
1) Checked17358.8
TOTAL294100.0
96) If you have used PHS's services, what have been the benefits of using them? (Mark all that apply.) High-quality services or resources (BENEFIT1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked12577.2
1) Checked3722.8
Missing132 
TOTAL162100.0
97) If you have used PHS's services, what have been the benefits of using them? (Mark all that apply.) PHS staff members were easy to work with (BENEFIT2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked11571.0
1) Checked4729.0
Missing132 
TOTAL162100.0
98) If you have used PHS's services, what have been the benefits of using them? (Mark all that apply.) Provided information I couldn't get elsewhere (BENEFIT3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked9558.6
1) Checked6741.4
Missing132 
TOTAL162100.0
99) If you have used PHS's services, what have been the benefits of using them? (Mark all that apply.) Provided services in a timely manner (BENEFIT4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked12275.3
1) Checked4024.7
Missing132 
TOTAL162100.0
100) If you have used PHS's services, what have been the benefits of using them? (Mark all that apply.) Reasonable cost (BENEFIT5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked14287.7
1) Checked2012.3
Missing132 
TOTAL162100.0
101) If you have used PHS's services, what have been the benefits of using them? (Mark all that apply.) Other (Please specify) (BENEFIT6)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked15394.4
1) Checked95.6
Missing132 
TOTAL162100.0
102) If you have used PHS's services, what have been the benefits of using them? (Mark all that apply.) There have been no benefits (BENEFIT7)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked16098.8
1) Checked21.2
Missing132 
TOTAL162100.0
103) If you have used PHS's services, what have been the benefits of using them? (Mark all that apply.) Not sure/No opinion (BENEFIT8)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked11269.1
1) Checked5030.9
Missing132 
TOTAL162100.0
104) If you haven't used any of PHS's services, why not? (Mark all that apply.) Found the same information or services elsewhere (Please specify where) (WHYNOPHS1) (WHYNOPH1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked28195.6
1) Checked134.4
TOTAL294100.0
105) If you haven't used any of PHS's services, why not? (Mark all that apply.) Haven't heard of these services (WHYNOPHS2) (WHYNOPH2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked18462.6
1) Checked11037.4
TOTAL294100.0
106) If you haven't used any of PHS's services, why not? (Mark all that apply.) My location is too far from PHS (WHYNOPHS3) (WHYNOPH3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked23379.3
1) Checked6120.7
TOTAL294100.0
107) If you haven't used any of PHS's services, why not? (Mark all that apply.) No need for/interest in using any of these services (WHYNOPHS4) (WHYNOPH4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24282.3
1) Checked5217.7
TOTAL294100.0
108) If you haven't used any of PHS's services, why not? (Mark all that apply.) The price for services was too high (WHYNOPHS5) (WHYNOPH5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked28998.3
1) Checked51.7
TOTAL294100.0
109) If you haven't used any of PHS's services, why not? (Mark all that apply.) Other (Please specify) (WHYNOPHS6) (WHYNOPH6)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked27192.2
1) Checked237.8
TOTAL294100.0
110) If you haven't used any of PHS's services, why not? (Mark all that apply.) Not sure/No opinion (WHYNOPHS7) (WHYNOPH7)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25185.7
1) Checked4214.3
Missing1 
TOTAL293100.0
111) Has your congregation ever used the services of PHS? (CONGSERVICE) (CONSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6020.4
2) No9331.6
3) Not sure11438.8
4) I am not currently part of a congregation (Skip to POTENT1- POTENT14)279.2
TOTAL294100.0
112) If yes, which of PHS's services has your congregation used? (Mark all that apply.) Attestations of Baptism, Marriage, and Membership information (CONGSERVICE1) (CONSERV1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked4575.0
1) Checked1525.0
Missing234 
TOTAL60100.0
113) If yes, which of PHS's services has your congregation used? (Mark all that apply.) Depositing original records (CONGSERVICE2) (CONSERV2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked1626.7
1) Checked4473.3
Missing234 
TOTAL60100.0
114) If yes, which of PHS's services has your congregation used? (Mark all that apply.) Digitizing/electronic reformatting of congregation records (previously known as 'microfilming') (CONGSERVICE3) (CONSERV3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked4066.7
1) Checked2033.3
Missing234 
TOTAL60100.0
115) If yes, which of PHS's services has your congregation used? (Mark all that apply.) Grants to congregations for PHS to digitize their congregation's records (previously known as 'microfilming grants') (CONGSERVICE4) (CONSERV4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked5693.3
1) Checked46.7
Missing234 
TOTAL60100.0
116) If yes, which of PHS's services has your congregation used? (Mark all that apply.) PHS communications (The Journal of Presbyterian History, email/print newsletter, website, social media) (CONGSERVICE5) (CONSERV5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked5388.3
1) Checked711.7
Missing234 
TOTAL60100.0
117) If yes, which of PHS's services has your congregation used? (Mark all that apply.) Reference Services- receiving information about or from the holdings at PHS (CONGSERVICE6) (CONSERV6)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked4880.0
1) Checked1220.0
Missing234 
TOTAL60100.0
118) If yes, which of PHS's services has your congregation used? (Mark all that apply.) Other service(s) (Please specify) (CONGSERVICE7) (CONSERV7)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked5795.0
1) Checked35.0
Missing234 
TOTAL60100.0
119) If yes, which of PHS's services has your congregation used? (Mark all that apply.) Not sure (CONGSERVICE8) (CONSERV8)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked5795.0
1) Checked35.0
Missing234 
TOTAL60100.0
120) Does your congregation have a history committee, clerk of session, or one or more other individuals who study, track, or preserve the history of your congregation? (Check all that apply.) Yes, congregational history committee (TRACKHISTORY1) (TRACHIS1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25394.1
1) Checked165.9
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
121) Does your congregation have a history committee, clerk of session, or one or more other individuals who study, track, or preserve the history of your congregation? (Check all that apply.) Yes, clerk of session (TRACKHISTORY2) (TRACHIS2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked19572.5
1) Checked7427.5
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
122) Does your congregation have a history committee, clerk of session, or one or more other individuals who study, track, or preserve the history of your congregation? (Check all that apply.) Yes, one or more other members who actively study, track, or preserve the congregation's history (TRACKHISTORY3) (TRACHIS3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked19371.7
1) Checked7628.3
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
123) Does your congregation have a history committee, clerk of session, or one or more other individuals who study, track, or preserve the history of your congregation? (Check all that apply.) No, none of the above (TRACKHISTORY4) (TRACHIS4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked17565.1
1) Checked9434.9
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
124) Does your congregation have a history committee, clerk of session, or one or more other individuals who study, track, or preserve the history of your congregation? (Check all that apply.) Not sure (TRACKHISTORY5) (TRACHIS5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked23386.6
1) Checked3613.4
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
125) Has your congregation set aside money in this year's annual budget for preserving its history? (HISTORYBUDGET) (HISTBUDG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes207.5
2) No21379.5
3) Not sure3513.1
Missing26 
TOTAL268100.0
126) How would it best suit your congregation to purchase services from PHS? (Mark all that apply.) Pay-as-you-go option (HOWPURCHASE1) (HOWPURC1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked14152.4
1) Checked12847.6
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
127) How would it best suit your congregation to purchase services from PHS? (Mark all that apply.) Membership options that offer special benefits and discounts on services (HOWPURCHASE2) (HOWPURC2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked24892.2
1) Checked217.8
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
128) How would it best suit your congregation to purchase services from PHS? (Mark all that apply.) Special option for a specific purpose (anniversary congregation package, for example) (HOWPURCHASE3) (HOWPURC3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked20275.1
1) Checked6724.9
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
129) How would it best suit your congregation to purchase services from PHS? (Mark all that apply.) Other (Please specify) (HOWPURCHASE4) (HOWPURC4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked25695.2
1) Checked134.8
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
130) How would it best suit your congregation to purchase services from PHS? (Mark all that apply.) Not sure/No opinion (HOWPURCHASE5) (HOWPURC5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked18669.1
1) Checked8330.9
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
131) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Expedited reference services (POTENTIAL1) (POTENT1)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for6826.5
2) Interested but would not pay for5220.2
3) Not interested but know others who might be3915.2
4) Not interested9838.1
Missing37 
TOTAL257100.0
132) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Historical sites registry program (this was a PHS service from 1970-2005) (POTENTIAL2) (POTENT2)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for3513.1
2) Interested but would not pay for5319.9
3) Not interested but know others who might be5119.1
4) Not interested12847.9
Missing27 
TOTAL267100.0
133) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? High-quality prints of PHS photographs (POTENTIAL3) (POTENT3)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for10237.9
2) Interested but would not pay for248.9
3) Not interested but know others who might be5420.1
4) Not interested8933.1
Missing25 
TOTAL269100.0
134) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Oral history/Living history for your congregation (POTENTIAL4) (POTENT4)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for9837.0
2) Interested but would not pay for6123.0
3) Not interested but know others who might be4115.5
4) Not interested6524.5
Missing29 
TOTAL265100.0
135) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Pastor or Church Historian fellowship for historical research (POTENTIAL5) (POTENT5)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for4517.0
2) Interested but would not pay for5320.0
3) Not interested but know others who might be4918.5
4) Not interested11844.5
Missing29 
TOTAL265100.0
136) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? PHS staff assistance in congregation's anniversary celebration (POTENTIAL6) (POTENT6)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for9635.8
2) Interested but would not pay for4918.3
3) Not interested but know others who might be4617.2
4) Not interested7728.7
Missing26 
TOTAL268100.0
137) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Presbyterian history conference (POTENTIAL7) (POTENT7)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for8130.3
2) Interested but would not pay for186.7
3) Not interested but know others who might be4617.2
4) Not interested12245.7
Missing27 
TOTAL267100.0
138) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Remote appraisal of congregational documents by web conferencing (POTENTIAL8) (POTENT8)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for5019.2
2) Interested but would not pay for5220.0
3) Not interested but know others who might be3212.3
4) Not interested12648.5
Missing34 
TOTAL260100.0
139) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Research by PHS Staff (POTENTIAL9) (POTENT9)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for6926.3
2) Interested but would not pay for4617.6
3) Not interested but know others who might be4517.2
4) Not interested10238.9
Missing32 
TOTAL262100.0
140) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? PHS web hosting of digitized congregational records (POTENTIAL10) (POTENT10)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for9837.4
2) Interested but would not pay for5621.4
3) Not interested but know others who might be4015.3
4) Not interested6826.0
Missing32 
TOTAL262100.0
141) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Webinars on how best to preserve congregation records, both paper and electronic (POTENTIAL11) (POTENT11)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for8230.7
2) Interested but would not pay for7427.7
3) Not interested but know others who might be5520.6
4) Not interested5621.0
Missing27 
TOTAL267100.0
142) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Webinars on Presbyterian history (POTENTIAL12) (POTENT12)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for6825.2
2) Interested but would not pay for10037.0
3) Not interested but know others who might be4014.8
4) Not interested6223.0
Missing24 
TOTAL270100.0
143) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Workshops (hands-on instructions on topics such as exhibit planning, oral history, best practices for preservation) (POTENTIAL13) (POTENT13)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for7427.7
2) Interested but would not pay for4015.0
3) Not interested but know others who might be6424.0
4) Not interested8933.3
Missing27 
TOTAL267100.0
144) Suppose PHS were to offer the following services. Would you be interested in using any of them? Year-long congregational memberships (discounts on services and publications, available at different levels) (POTENTIAL14) (POTENT14)
TOTAL%
1) Interested and would pay a small fee for5922.2
2) Interested but would not pay for114.1
3) Not interested but know others who might be5119.2
4) Not interested14554.5
Missing28 
TOTAL266100.0
145) (LEADSTATUS) (LEADSTAT)
TOTAL%
3) Pastor16369.7
4) Specialized minister7130.3
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
146) MINISTER (MINISTER)
TOTAL%
1) Minister294100.0
TOTAL294100.0
147) (VOLUNTEER) (VOLUNTER)
TOTAL%
0) No4920.9
1) Yes18579.1
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
148) Over the past year, how often have you led or attended Sunday worship? (Select one.) (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Every week19885.0
2) Two to three times a month146.0
3) About once a month73.0
4) Occasionally or for holidays, special occasions114.7
5) Never (Skip to CHLDFAIT)31.3
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
149) 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) Baptist166.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)20.9
3) Episcopal20.9
4) Lutheran41.7
5) Methodist146.0
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA15265.0
7) Other Presbyterian41.7
8) Reformed62.6
9) Roman Catholic93.8
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregationalist)41.7
12) Other Christian (Specify)104.3
14) None114.7
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
150) 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.) Other Christian (specify): (CHILDFAITHText) (CHLDTEXT)
151) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? _______ years old (If less than one year old, write 0 (zero).) (AGEPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) 9239.5
1) 73.0
2) 52.1
3) 135.6
4) 31.3
5) 83.4
6) 41.7
8) 31.3
9) 41.7
10) 62.6
11) 10.4
12) 73.0
13) 10.4
14) 20.9
15) 41.7
16) 31.3
17) 20.9
18) 52.1
19) 20.9
20) 31.3
21) 20.9
22) 31.3
23) 62.6
24) 62.6
25) 31.3
26) 62.6
27) 10.4
28) 20.9
29) 41.7
30) 41.7
31) 10.4
32) 31.3
33) 10.4
35) 20.9
36) 31.3
37) 10.4
38) 10.4
39) 10.4
40) 20.9
43) 10.4
47) 10.4
50) 20.9
52) 10.4
57) 10.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
152) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative83.4
2) Conservative3515.0
3) Moderate7933.8
4) Liberal8737.2
5) Very liberal2510.7
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
153) The PC(USA) recently began to permit Presbyterian ministers to perform same-sex marriages. Do you personal agree that Presbyterian ministers should be allowed to perform same-sex marriages? (SAMESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16470.4
2) Yes, as long as the ceremony takes place away from PC(USA) church property and facilities31.3
3) No5523.6
4) Not sure114.7
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
154) 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 disagree31.3
2) 231.3
3) 310.4
4) 483.4
5) 562.6
6) 63515.1
7) Strongly agree17675.9
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
155) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus will return to Earth someday (JESUSRETURN) (JESURTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree52.2
2) 273.1
3) 394.0
4) 43113.8
5) 5208.9
6) 62912.9
7) Strongly agree12455.1
Missing69 
TOTAL225100.0
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 (INDBELIEFS) (INDBELFS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree5024.9
2) 26029.9
3) 32411.9
4) 43316.4
5) 5126.0
6) 694.5
7) Strongly agree136.5
Missing93 
TOTAL201100.0
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 (RELIGEQUAL) (RELIEQUL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree4019.7
2) 24321.2
3) 33014.8
4) 44321.2
5) 5209.9
6) 6167.9
7) Strongly agree115.4
Missing91 
TOTAL203100.0
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 (FOLLOWJESUS) (FLWJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree5528.1
2) 23115.8
3) 32010.2
4) 42914.8
5) 5168.2
6) 6168.2
7) Strongly agree2914.8
Missing98 
TOTAL196100.0
159) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities: Read the Bible privately (READBIBLE) (READBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily11448.7
2) Several times a week7230.8
3) Weekly2510.7
4) Several times a month125.1
5) Once a month31.3
6) Less than once a month62.6
7) Never20.9
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
160) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities: Prayed privately (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily18880.7
2) Several times a week3414.6
3) Weekly41.7
4) Several times a month41.7
5) Once a month10.4
6) Less than once a month20.9
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
161) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities: Attended Bible study or prayer group (BIBLESTUDY) (BIBLSTUD)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily62.6
2) Several times a week219.1
3) Weekly7431.9
4) Several times a month3414.7
5) Once a month2812.1
6) Less than once a month4921.1
7) Never208.6
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
162) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities: Otherwise read Bible or prayed with family or friends (FELLOWSHIP) (FELWSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily3515.2
2) Several times a week4218.3
3) Weekly4419.1
4) Several times a month3314.3
5) Once a month208.7
6) Less than once a month3816.5
7) Never187.8
Missing64 
TOTAL230100.0
163) 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 daily8134.9
2) Several times a week5423.3
3) Weekly3615.5
4) Several times a month2711.6
5) Once a month146.0
6) Less than once a month166.9
7) Never41.7
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
164) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities: Used Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (RELIGINTERNET) (RELINTN)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily8837.6
2) Several times a week7431.6
3) Weekly3012.8
4) Several times a month146.0
5) Once a month52.1
6) Less than once a month156.4
7) Never83.4
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
165) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities: Said grace before meals (SAIDGRACE) (SAIDGRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily14461.5
2) Several times a week4720.1
3) Weekly104.3
4) Several times a month166.8
5) Once a month41.7
6) Less than once a month93.8
7) Never41.7
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
166) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities: Met with spiritual director and/or coach (SPIRITUALDIR) (SPIRDIRC)
TOTAL%
2) Several times a week20.9
3) Weekly31.3
4) Several times a month93.9
5) Once a month2812.0
6) Less than once a month5322.7
7) Never13859.2
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
167) 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.31.3
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.9942.7
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.4720.3
4) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted with the help of the Holy Spirit.8134.9
5) The Bible is not the word of God20.9
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
168) How important is being part of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to you? (BELONGPCUSA) (BLGPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12553.4
2) Important8536.3
3) Slightly important135.6
4) Not important83.4
5) Not sure31.3
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
169) Gender of respondent (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
1) Male17259.1
2) Female11940.9
Missing3 
TOTAL291100.0
170) Which of the following best describes your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female9139.6
2) Male13960.4
Missing64 
TOTAL230100.0
171) What is your citizenship history? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) I was born a United States citizen22797.8
2) I was not born a United States citizen but I am a citizen now41.7
3) I am not a United States citizen but I am working towards becoming one10.4
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
172) What is your current age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28855.03112
173) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23098.3
1) Checked41.7
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
174) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): White (WHITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked219.0
1) Checked21391.0
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
175) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Black or African American (BLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22897.4
1) Checked62.6
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
176) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): African immigrant (AFRICANIMM) (AFRCNIMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked234100.0
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
177) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Korean (KOREAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked234100.0
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
178) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Asian but not Korean (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked234100.0
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
179) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Native American (NATIVEAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23198.7
1) Checked31.3
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
180) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Middle Eastern (MIDEASTERN) (MIDEASTN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23399.6
1) Checked10.4
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
181) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Other (OTHERRACE) (OTHRRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked22797.0
1) Checked73.0
Missing60 
TOTAL234100.0
182) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Other (specify) (OTHERRACEText) (OTHRTEXT)
183) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat12252.8
2) Independent5222.5
3) Republican2711.7
4) Other41.7
5) Don't identify with a political party2611.3
Missing63 
TOTAL231100.0
184) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other?: Other (specify) (POLITICSText) (POLITEXT)
185) 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 less52.2
2) 20,001 to 40,000167.1
3) 40,001 to 65,0005725.2
4) 65,001 to 105,0009240.7
5) 105,001 to 195,0004720.8
6) 195,001 or more94.0
Missing68 
TOTAL226100.0
186) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16772.3
2) No6327.3
3) Don't know10.4
Missing63 
TOTAL231100.0
187) 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) No187.8
2) Yes21492.2
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
188) 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 a special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign) [If yes, how much:] (CONGREGULARAMT2) (CONREGAM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1884572.2023629
189) 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) No14060.3
2) Yes9239.7
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
190) 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 yes, how much:] (CONGCAPITALAMT2) (CONCAPAM)
TOTAL%
25) 22.7
30) 11.3
50) 22.7
100) 1216.0
150) 22.7
200) 45.3
250) 22.7
300) 68.0
350) 11.3
400) 22.7
500) 1114.7
750) 11.3
800) 11.3
1000) 810.7
1040) 11.3
1200) 45.3
1300) 11.3
2000) 45.3
2500) 11.3
3000) 34.0
4200) 11.3
5000) 34.0
6000) 11.3
30000) 11.3
Missing219 
TOTAL75100.0
191) 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) No6025.9
2) Yes17274.1
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
192) 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 yes, how much:] (CONGSPECIALAMT2) (CONSPCAM)
TOTAL%
25) 10.7
35) 10.7
50) 159.9
75) 10.7
80) 10.7
100) 3321.7
105) 10.7
125) 21.3
150) 53.3
190) 10.7
200) 2818.4
250) 85.3
300) 117.2
350) 21.3
400) 53.3
500) 1711.2
550) 10.7
750) 10.7
1000) 85.3
1200) 32.0
1500) 21.3
2000) 21.3
3000) 21.3
4200) 10.7
Missing142 
TOTAL152100.0
193) 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) No13457.8
2) Yes9842.2
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
194) 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 yes, how much:] (DONATEPCUSAAMT2) (DONPCUAM)
TOTAL%
15) 22.4
20) 22.4
25) 56.0
50) 1518.1
100) 2024.1
125) 11.2
150) 22.4
200) 1012.0
250) 22.4
400) 11.2
500) 1113.3
600) 11.2
800) 11.2
1000) 44.8
1100) 11.2
1500) 11.2
1950) 11.2
2000) 11.2
3000) 11.2
7500) 11.2
Missing211 
TOTAL83100.0
195) 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) No11951.3
2) Yes11348.7
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
196) 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 yes, how much:] (DONATERELIGAMT2) (DONRELAM)
TOTAL%
25) 22.2
50) 44.4
100) 1314.4
150) 44.4
200) 66.7
250) 22.2
300) 77.8
360) 33.3
400) 22.2
500) 910.0
600) 44.4
640) 11.1
700) 11.1
750) 11.1
800) 11.1
1000) 77.8
1100) 11.1
1200) 22.2
1275) 11.1
1500) 11.1
2000) 66.7
2328) 11.1
2400) 11.1
2500) 22.2
3000) 44.4
3500) 11.1
4200) 22.2
10500) 11.1
Missing204 
TOTAL90100.0
197) 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) No5523.7
2) Yes17776.3
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
198) 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 yes, how much:] (DONATENONRELIGAMT2) (DONNONAM)
TOTAL%
15) 10.7
30) 10.7
50) 10.7
75) 21.3
100) 1912.4
120) 32.0
125) 10.7
150) 32.0
200) 2113.7
250) 127.8
300) 159.8
350) 10.7
400) 32.0
500) 2013.1
600) 10.7
680) 10.7
700) 10.7
750) 10.7
800) 10.7
900) 10.7
960) 10.7
1000) 117.2
1200) 10.7
1500) 21.3
1800) 10.7
2000) 32.0
2500) 21.3
2700) 10.7
2800) 10.7
3000) 63.9
3500) 10.7
4000) 32.0
5000) 32.0
6000) 21.3
8000) 21.3
8500) 10.7
10000) 21.3
13000) 10.7
Missing141 
TOTAL153100.0
199) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle.) (RELATION)
TOTAL%
1) Single177.4
2) Married18580.1
3) Living in a committed relationship10.4
4) Divorced229.5
5) Widowed52.2
6) Other10.4
Missing63 
TOTAL231100.0
200) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle.): Other text (RELATIONSHIPText) (RELATEXT)
201) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).): Number of children living with me (KIDSWITHR) (KIDSWITH)
TOTAL%
0) 16069.0
1) 3715.9
2) 2410.3
3) 73.0
4) 31.3
5) 10.4
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
202) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).): Number of children living elsewhere (KIDSELSER) (KIDSELSE)
TOTAL%
0) 10043.1
1) 3414.7
2) 5523.7
3) 2410.3
4) 125.2
5) 31.3
6) 41.7
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
203) 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) 21793.5
1) 135.6
3) 20.9
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
204) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? _____ hours (HRSWRKR)
TOTAL%
3) 11.1
10) 33.3
20) 33.3
24) 11.1
30) 11.1
32) 11.1
35) 11.1
40) 3134.1
45) 99.9
48) 33.3
50) 2224.2
53) 11.1
55) 55.5
60) 66.6
65) 11.1
70) 22.2
Missing203 
TOTAL91100.0
205) Additional comments (COMMENTS)
206) Type of survey completed (TSURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Web sample229.4
3) Web volunteer21090.1
4) Member survey10.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
207) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) BD (TQ1A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23098.7
1) Checked31.3
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
208) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MDiv (TQ1B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked166.9
1) Checked21793.1
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
209) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) ThM (TQ1C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21793.1
1) Checked166.9
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
210) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MA (TQ1D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21491.8
1) Checked198.2
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
211) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MATS (TQ1E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23299.6
1) Checked10.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
212) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) DMin (TQ1F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18077.3
1) Checked5322.7
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
213) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) DD (TQ1G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23299.6
1) Checked10.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
214) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) PhD (TQ1H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22295.3
1) Checked114.7
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
215) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) Other (Specify) (TQ1I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23098.7
1) Checked31.3
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
216) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) Other text (TQ1TEXT)
217) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what year were you ordained as a teaching elder? (yyyy) (TQ2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2321994.28914
218) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what year were you ordained as a teaching elder? (yyyy) (TQ2R)
TOTAL%
1) 1959 or earlier10.4
2) 1960 to 196973.0
3) 1970 to 19793414.7
4) 1980 to 19894820.7
5) 1990 to 19993715.9
6) 2000 to 20096728.9
7) 2010 to present3816.4
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
219) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what denomination were you ordained? (TQ3)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations22597.0
2) Other (Specify)73.0
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
220) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what denomination were you ordained? Other text (TQ3TEXT)
221) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Before entering seminary, were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (TQ4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10947.0
2) No12353.0
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
222) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Pastoral leader of a congregation (TQ5A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked6327.0
1) Checked17073.0
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
223) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) A non-pastoral position in a congregation (TQ5B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23299.6
1) Checked10.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
224) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Faculty or staff at a seminary or theological school (TQ5C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23098.7
1) Checked31.3
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
225) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Faculty or staff at another educational institution (TQ5D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22897.9
1) Checked52.1
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
226) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Chaplain in the military (TQ5E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23299.6
1) Checked10.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
227) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Chaplain in a hospital or other health-care facility (TQ5F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22596.6
1) Checked83.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
228) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other chaplain (Specify) (TQ5G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23098.7
1) Checked31.3
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
229) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) PC(USA) national, synod, or presbytery staff (TQ5H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22295.3
1) Checked114.7
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
230) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (TQ5I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23199.1
1) Checked20.9
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
231) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Professional pastoral counselor (TQ5J)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22998.3
1) Checked41.7
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
232) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other employment with a religious organization (Specify) (TQ5K)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22194.8
1) Checked125.2
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
233) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) All other (including secular) employment (Specify) (TQ5L)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22295.3
1) Checked114.7
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
234) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Unemployed (TQ5M)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22998.3
1) Checked41.7
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
235) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Retired (TQ5N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21090.1
1) Checked239.9
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
236) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other chaplain (specify) (TQ5GTEXT)
237) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other employment with a religious organization text (TQ5KTEXT)
238) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) All other (including secular) employment text (TQ5LTEXT)
239) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? _____ hours (TQ6R2)
TOTAL%
1) Nine hours and fewer11.1
2) 10 to 19 hours33.3
3) 20 to 39 hours77.7
4) 40 to 49 hours4347.3
5) 50 to 59 hours2830.8
6) 60 hours or more99.9
Missing203 
TOTAL91100.0
240) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include congregations you are serving as a stated or temporary supply pastor.) (TQ7)
TOTAL%
1) One15694.5
2) Two or more95.5
Missing129 
TOTAL165100.0
241) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) A. ___ PAID hours per week (TQ8A)
TOTAL%
0) 21.2
10) 21.2
12) 10.6
15) 10.6
18) 10.6
20) 95.5
22) 10.6
24) 10.6
27) 10.6
28) 10.6
30) 42.4
32) 10.6
35) 21.2
36) 10.6
37) 10.6
40) 6137.2
42) 10.6
45) 95.5
48) 95.5
50) 3420.7
53) 10.6
55) 95.5
56) 10.6
60) 84.9
65) 10.6
70) 10.6
Missing130 
TOTAL164100.0
242) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) A. ___ PAID hours per week (TQ8AR)
TOTAL%
1) Nine hours and fewer21.2
2) 10 to 19 hours53.0
3) 20 to 39 hours2213.4
4) 40 to 49 hours8048.8
5) 50 to 59 hours4527.4
6) 60 hours or more106.1
Missing130 
TOTAL164100.0
243) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. Approximately how many UNPAID hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) B. ___ UNPAID hours per week (TQ8B)
TOTAL%
0) 10061.0
5) 74.3
6) 21.2
7) 10.6
8) 10.6
10) 1911.6
12) 10.6
15) 74.3
16) 10.6
18) 21.2
20) 137.9
25) 31.8
30) 31.8
35) 10.6
40) 10.6
60) 21.2
Missing130 
TOTAL164100.0
244) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) B. ___ UNPAID hours per week (TQ8BR)
TOTAL%
1) Zero hours10061.0
3) Five to nine hours116.7
4) 10 to 14 hours2012.2
5) 15 to 19 hours106.1
6) 20 to 29 hours169.8
7) 30 hours or more74.3
Missing130 
TOTAL164100.0
245) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) (TQ8TOTAL)
TOTAL%
10) 31.8
15) 10.6
16) 10.6
18) 10.6
20) 42.4
23) 10.6
27) 10.6
28) 10.6
31) 10.6
35) 31.8
36) 10.6
40) 3118.9
45) 137.9
47) 10.6
48) 63.7
50) 4426.8
53) 10.6
55) 137.9
56) 10.6
58) 31.8
60) 2012.2
63) 10.6
65) 21.2
70) 84.9
100) 21.2
Missing130 
TOTAL164100.0
246) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Pastor (TQ9A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11649.8
1) Checked11750.2
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
247) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Associate pastor (TQ9B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21793.1
1) Checked166.9
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
248) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Worshiping community leader (TQ9C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22998.3
1) Checked41.7
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
249) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Co-pastor (TQ9D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22897.9
1) Checked52.1
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
250) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Stated or temporary supply pastor (TQ9E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21893.6
1) Checked156.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
251) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Interim pastor (TQ9F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21893.6
1) Checked156.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
252) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Designated pastor (TQ9G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23199.1
1) Checked20.9
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
253) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Parish associate (TQ9H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23299.6
1) Checked10.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
254) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Other (Specify) (TQ9I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23299.6
1) Checked10.4
Missing61 
TOTAL233100.0
255) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Other text (TQ9TEXT)
256) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Is the congregation or other organization where you are employed affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (TTQ10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19287.3
2) No2511.4
3) I am employed with two or more congregations or organizations and at least one of them is affiliated with the PC (USA) and at least one is not31.4
Missing74 
TOTAL220100.0
257) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Have you worshiped at a PC(USA) congregation a majority of these times? (TQ11A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20891.6
2) No198.4
Missing67 
TOTAL227100.0
258) The next set of questions asks about matters of faith and belief. Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Met with other teaching elders in a pastoral support or peer group (TQ17H)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10.4
2) Several times a week62.6
3) Weekly239.9
4) Several times a month3916.8
5) Once a month7231.0
6) Less than once a month6427.6
7) Never2711.6
Missing62 
TOTAL232100.0
259) I-AGE: What is your current age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 54 and younger10636.8
2) 55 and older18263.2
Missing6 
TOTAL288100.0
260) I-GENDER: Gender of respondent (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Male17259.1
2) Female11940.9
Missing3 
TOTAL291100.0
261) I-INCOME: 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.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) 65,000 or less7834.5
2) 65,001 to 105,0009240.7
3) 105,001 or more5624.8
Missing68 
TOTAL226100.0
262) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat12252.8
2) Republican, Independent, other, or don't identify with a political party10947.2
Missing63 
TOTAL231100.0