Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1993: Societal and Human Development

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification number (IDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL311924737.0810100
2) Prior to receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you (if at all) with the large-scale process of development in human societies (as used in such terms as "economic development," "community development" and "human development")? (KNOWDVLP)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar55818.2
2) Generally familiar149848.7
3) A little familiar75524.6
4) Not at all familiar2628.5
Missing46 
TOTAL3073100.0
3) Parts of the world may be categorized by their relative level of development into "more developed" and "less developed." In general, countries like Canada, the United States, Japan, and those in Europe are more developed, while those in Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East are less developed. How familiar are you with this way of categorizing countries? (MORELESS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar133843.3
2) Generally familiar138844.9
3) A little familiar3039.8
4) Not at all familiar612.0
Missing29 
TOTAL3090100.0
4) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- High rates of infant mortality (BABYMORT)
TOTAL%
1) More developed1053.4
2) Less developed272989.3
3) Neither1384.5
4) Don't know842.7
Missing63 
TOTAL3056100.0
5) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Low rates of adult literacy (ADULTLIT)
TOTAL%
1) More developed76124.8
2) Less developed215170.2
3) Neither782.5
4) Don't know732.4
Missing56 
TOTAL3063100.0
6) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Widespread access to health care (HELTHCAR)
TOTAL%
1) More developed261385.2
2) Less developed2207.2
3) Neither1514.9
4) Don't know842.7
Missing51 
TOTAL3068100.0
7) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Freedom of assembly (ASSEMBLY)
TOTAL%
1) More developed238177.9
2) Less developed1173.8
3) Neither40313.2
4) Don't know1555.1
Missing63 
TOTAL3056100.0
8) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Freedom of the press (FREEPRES)
TOTAL%
1) More developed246280.5
2) Less developed1123.7
3) Neither34311.2
4) Don't know1424.6
Missing60 
TOTAL3059100.0
9) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Democratic government (DEMOGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) More developed240379.0
2) Less developed812.7
3) Neither42413.9
4) Don't know1344.4
Missing77 
TOTAL3042100.0
10) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- High energy consumption per capita (ENRGYCON)
TOTAL%
1) More developed284592.9
2) Less developed571.9
3) Neither471.5
4) Don't know1153.8
Missing55 
TOTAL3064100.0
11) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Low income per capita (LOWINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) More developed311.0
2) Less developed291194.9
3) Neither391.3
4) Don't know862.8
Missing52 
TOTAL3067100.0
12) "Sustainable development" has been defined as "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." How familiar are you with the term "sustainable development"? (KNOWSDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar35811.6
2) Generally familiar102433.1
3) A little familiar87128.1
4) Not at all familiar84227.2
Missing24 
TOTAL3095100.0
13) Based on what you know about sustainable development, do you think it is a worthy goal? (SDEVGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely139645.3
2) Yes, probably114037.0
3) No, probably not702.3
4) No, definitely not250.8
5) Not sure45014.6
Missing38 
TOTAL3081100.0
14) In the last two years, how often, if ever, do you recall discussions in your congregation on sustainable development? (TALKSDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Often541.8
2) Occasionally53817.6
3) Rarely85928.0
4) Never161452.7
Missing54 
TOTAL3065100.0
15) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Overall, human beings are using renewable resources (e.g., timber, fish stocks) faster than they can be naturally replenished. (USEFAST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree102833.4
2) Agree151849.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree2026.6
4) Disagree2126.9
5) Strongly disagree301.0
6) Not sure902.9
Missing39 
TOTAL3080100.0
16) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The current rate of world economic development is sustainable into the indefinite future. (NORUNOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree451.5
2) Agree34311.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree38312.5
4) Disagree140645.8
5) Strongly disagree53717.5
6) Not sure35311.5
Missing52 
TOTAL3067100.0
17) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Those of us in more developed countries like the United States have a responsibility to assist people in less developed countries to acquire basic necessities. (MUSTHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree83527.2
2) Agree174756.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree2809.1
4) Disagree1444.7
5) Strongly disagree260.8
6) Not sure411.3
Missing46 
TOTAL3073100.0
18) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- History shows a human tendency to exploit available resources to the maximum and to hold little back for future generations. (FOCUSNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree81426.5
2) Agree177457.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree2167.0
4) Disagree1795.8
5) Strongly disagree290.9
6) Not sure622.0
Missing45 
TOTAL3074100.0
19) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Some pollution is inevitable if we continue to make improvements in our standard of living. (POLUTEOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1795.8
2) Agree162853.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree37712.3
4) Disagree65221.2
5) Strongly disagree953.1
6) Not sure1434.7
Missing45 
TOTAL3074100.0
20) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The earth's resources are finite, so to improve everyone's standard of living, those of us in more-developed countries need to simplify our lifestyles. (SIMPLIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree72523.6
2) Agree147447.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree37612.2
4) Disagree35311.5
5) Strongly disagree692.2
6) Not sure802.6
Missing42 
TOTAL3077100.0
21) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- New technologies will surely come along to solve environmental problems before they get out of hand. (TECHSAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree521.7
2) Agree46015.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree78525.5
4) Disagree113336.9
5) Strongly disagree2548.3
6) Not sure38912.7
Missing46 
TOTAL3073100.0
22) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- It is unfair that average income in more-developed countries is 20 times greater than in less-developed countries ($17,900 vs. $810 in 1992). (INCOMBAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36812.0
2) Agree93730.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree83127.1
4) Disagree66321.6
5) Strongly disagree1615.2
6) Not sure1093.6
Missing50 
TOTAL3069100.0
23) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- In general, it would be good for more-developed countries like the United States to redistribute money from the military budget to support programs that reduce hunger and promote better nutrition. (REDISTRB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55418.0
2) Agree113136.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree51416.7
4) Disagree53017.2
5) Strongly disagree2026.6
6) Not sure1454.7
Missing43 
TOTAL3076100.0
24) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- More-developed countries like the United States should shift resources from programs that mainly benefit the middle class (like income tax deductions for home-mortgage interest) to programs that mainly benefit the poor (like teaching basic literacy to adults). (SHIFTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2036.6
2) Agree71723.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree73924.0
4) Disagree95130.9
5) Strongly disagree2869.3
6) Not sure1795.8
Missing44 
TOTAL3075100.0
25) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- In general, rather than adopting inward-oriented (i.e., import-substituting) strategies, less-developed countries would be better off remaining open to competition in world markets. (MRKTCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree993.2
2) Agree99132.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree73424.1
4) Disagree2708.9
5) Strongly disagree291.0
6) Not sure92430.3
Missing72 
TOTAL3047100.0
26) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- In general, governments in less developed countries are more concerned with furthering the interests of particular groups (e.g., the military, landowners, business operators, urban dwellers) than with the general welfare of the entire population. (INTERST1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50316.4
2) Agree176657.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree38512.5
4) Disagree963.1
5) Strongly disagree160.5
6) Not sure30810.0
Missing45 
TOTAL3074100.0
27) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. -- In general, governments in more developed countries are more concerned with furthering the interests of particular groups than with the general welfare of the entire population. (INTERST2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32510.6
2) Agree143846.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree50716.5
4) Disagree58419.0
5) Strongly disagree511.7
6) Not sure1745.7
Missing40 
TOTAL3079100.0
28) How many visits (if any) have you made to less-developed countries in the past 10 years? (VISITS)
TOTAL%
0) None179258.1
1) 1 visit50116.3
2) 2 visits34011.0
3) 3 visits1625.3
4) 4 visits892.9
5) 5-9 visits1274.1
6) 10-14 visits401.3
7) 15 or more visits311.0
Missing37 
TOTAL3082100.0
29) In general, what is your opinion of our government's use of the military for humanitarian efforts in other countries (e.g., our recent operation in Somalia)? (USEMILIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree56118.2
2) Agree181058.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree32610.6
4) Disagree2217.2
5) Strongly disagree571.8
6) Don't know1073.5
Missing37 
TOTAL3082100.0
30) In recent years, for political reasons, more than 40% of U.S. aid to other countries has been directed to middle-income and high-income countries, a share that may grow even larger with increasing aid to Central and Eastern Europe, and Russia. What is your opinion of our government's giving such a large share to relatively affluent countries? (MONYGOES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree431.4
2) Agree59519.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree87628.6
4) Disagree107435.1
5) Strongly disagree2267.4
6) Don't know2488.1
Missing57 
TOTAL3062100.0
31) When Presbyterians donate money for development projects, who should have the primary authority to decide how that money will be spent? (MONYAUTH)
TOTAL%
1) The individual/session/group giving the money116838.3
2) A regional church governing body/committee35911.8
3) The General Assembly or one of its committees55418.2
4) Individuals/groups in the receiving community67622.2
5) Don't know2909.5
Missing72 
TOTAL3047100.0
32) Suppose the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) gives money to a development agency that, in turn, spends some of the money on programs to which many Presbyterians would object. Which statement comes closest to how, in your opinion, the church should respond? (RESPONSE)
TOTAL%
1) Demand that the agency return the money1214.0
2) Refuse to give the agency any more money52517.2
3) Make certain that the agency's practices have changed before giving them any more money163253.6
4) Continue giving money to the agency on assumption that the local agency knows what is best for its area44414.6
5) Not sure32210.6
Missing75 
TOTAL3044100.0
33) Many United States companies have built factories in Northern Mexico, along the U.S./Mexico border. These so-called "maquiladora plants" have attracted many migrants from other parts of Mexico, causing rapid population growth along the border. What responsibility do these U.S. companies have, if any, to see that these Mexican communities provide their residents with basic human services, such as adequate housing, clean water and sewage systems? (COMPDUTY)
TOTAL%
1) Great responsibility156950.8
2) Some responsibility109235.4
3) Very little responsibility2126.9
4) No responsibility at all1043.4
5) Don't know1103.6
Missing32 
TOTAL3087100.0
34) World population has doubled in the past 30 years to 5.4 billion people; it is projected to double again by 2030. In your opinion, is such rapid population growth good or bad for the world? (GROWTHOK)
TOTAL%
1) Very good110.4
2) Good311.0
3) Neither good nor bad40713.2
4) Bad139445.1
5) Very bad109935.6
6) Not sure1484.8
Missing29 
TOTAL3090100.0
35) Should the government enact special taxes on polluters, with the amount corresponding to the quantity and toxicity of the pollution? (POLUTTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely171555.5
2) Yes, probably107534.8
3) No, probably not973.1
4) No, definitely not461.5
5) Not sure1565.1
Missing30 
TOTAL3089100.0
36) Recently the federal government has established limits on the total amount of certain kinds of pollution that can be generated, and has begun to establish markets in which business firms and others can buy and sell rights to pollute, subject to these limits. In general, do you approve or disapprove of this practice? (POLUTRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly approve1695.5
2) Approve63320.6
3) Neither approve nor disapprove41213.4
4) Disapprove100332.6
5) Strongly disapprove36611.9
6) Not sure49516.1
Missing41 
TOTAL3078100.0
37) How important is it that human beings consider the well-being of future generations in the actions we take today? (CONSFUTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important248280.2
2) Important59019.1
3) Not very important130.4
4) Not at all important10.0
5) Not sure80.3
Missing25 
TOTAL3094100.0
38) To what extent do you, personally, take into account the well-being of future generations in the actions you take today? (YOUFUTRE)
TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent48715.7
2) To a great extent128741.6
3) To a moderate extent108134.9
4) To a limited extent1765.7
5) To no extent140.5
6) Not sure481.6
Missing26 
TOTAL3093100.0
39) Sample type (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members77124.7
2) Elders80425.8
3) Pastors106634.2
4) Specialized clergy47815.3
TOTAL3119100.0
40) Identification number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL311424992.88610058
41) Renumbered identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL311424739.15310098
42) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL310127.33514
43) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South109135.2
2) West49516.0
3) Northeast65321.0
4) Midwest86427.8
Missing16 
TOTAL3103100.0
44) Pin number (PIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL31107915.4087548
45) Date survey received (DATE)
TOTAL%
104) 30.1
107) 30.1
109) 30.1
112) 10.0
123) 10.0
223) 10.0
301) 10.0
1002) 10.0
1004) 130.4
1005) 10.0
1006) 10.0
1008) 20.1
1009) 50916.4
1010) 1264.1
1011) 20.1
1012) 36911.9
1016) 45714.7
1018) 1173.8
1020) 10.0
1022) 20.1
1023) 53717.3
1025) 571.8
1029) 2518.1
1030) 832.7
1101) 160.5
1102) 160.5
1105) 120.4
1107) 792.5
1109) 642.1
1112) 20.1
1114) 892.9
1115) 30.1
1116) 210.7
1119) 361.2
1120) 451.4
1123) 20.1
1126) 632.0
1127) 301.0
1129) 130.4
1202) 10.0
1203) 110.4
1204) 160.5
1212) 140.5
1214) 30.1
1220) 20.1
1221) 120.4
1227) 10.0
1228) 140.5
3006) 10.0
Missing11 
TOTAL3108100.0
46) ASKED OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? ASKED OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: How many years have you been associated with this congregation? (CONGYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less36412.0
2) 2-3 years46915.5
3) 4-5 years35711.8
4) 6-10 years53217.5
5) 11-15 years2979.8
6) 16-25 years45314.9
7) 26 or more years56118.5
Missing86 
TOTAL3033100.0
47) How far do you live from this congregation? (CONGLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) 1 mile or less116138.5
2) 2-3 miles70523.4
3) 4-5 miles41313.7
4) 6-10 miles43614.5
5) 11-15 miles1324.4
6) 16-25 miles983.3
7) 26 or more miles682.3
Missing106 
TOTAL3013100.0
48) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: How often do you attend your congregation's Sunday worship services? (MATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never100.6
2) Less than once a year40.3
3) About once or twice a year261.7
4) Several times a year674.3
5) About once a month462.9
6) Two-three times a month17511.2
7) Nearly every week74948.0
8) Every week48531.0
Missing1557 
TOTAL1562100.0
49) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Other than time attending worship services, how much time do you spend in congregation-related activities? (MCNGACT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot of time37423.9
2) A fair amount of time68643.9
3) A little time34922.3
4) Really no time at all1549.9
Missing1556 
TOTAL1563100.0
50) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: What is the approximate number of members in this congregation? (CONGMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30111400.1442791
51) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: At the present time, which of the following positions, if any, do you hold in the church? First mention (MCHPSTN1)
TOTAL%
2) Elder (currently serving on session)74149.0
3) Deacon (currently serving on board of deacons)593.9
4) Trustee (currently serving on board of trustees)140.9
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group654.3
6) Teacher805.3
7) Organist or choir director50.3
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force201.3
9) Member of congregational committee or task force755.0
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force110.7
11) None of the above34022.5
12) Other1016.7
13) More than four listed10.1
Missing1607 
TOTAL1512100.0
52) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: At the present time, which of the following positions, if any, do you hold in the church? Second mention (MCHPSTN2)
TOTAL%
3) Deacon (currently serving on board of deacons)50.7
4) Trustee (currently serving on board of trustees)628.3
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group8611.5
6) Teacher12717.0
7) Organist or choir director162.1
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force17623.5
9) Member of congregational committee or task force13117.5
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force233.1
11) None of the above10.1
12) Other12016.0
13) More than four listed10.1
Missing2371 
TOTAL748100.0
53) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: At the present time, which of the following positions, if any, do you hold in the church? Third mention (MCHPSTN3)
TOTAL%
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group113.1
6) Teacher4211.7
7) Organist or choir director71.9
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force7621.2
9) Member of congregational committee or task force10429.0
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force4011.1
11) None of the above10.3
12) Other7821.7
Missing2760 
TOTAL359100.0
54) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: At the present time, which of the following positions, if any, do you hold in the church? Fourth mention (MCHPSTN4)
TOTAL%
6) Teacher10.8
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force118.7
9) Member of congregational committee or task force3124.6
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force2318.3
12) Other3729.4
13) More than four listed2318.3
Missing2993 
TOTAL126100.0
55) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Have you been baptized? (MBAPTIZD)
TOTAL%
1) No110.7
2) Yes155599.3
Missing1553 
TOTAL1566100.0
56) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you baptized in a Presbyterian church? (MPRESBPT)
TOTAL%
1) No81853.0
2) Yes72447.0
Missing1577 
TOTAL1542100.0
57) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: How old were you when you were baptized? (MBAPTAGE)
TOTAL%
1) One year or younger64743.5
2) Two to three years533.6
3) Four to five years261.7
4) Six to ten years1208.1
5) Eleven to fifteen years29319.7
6) Sixteen to twenty-five years986.6
7) Twenty-six years or older25116.9
Missing1631 
TOTAL1488100.0
58) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Have you been confirmed? (MCONFIRM)
TOTAL%
1) No32121.4
2) Yes117678.6
Missing1622 
TOTAL1497100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you confirmed in a Presbyterian church? (MCONFBPT)
TOTAL%
1) No45137.5
2) Yes75262.5
Missing1916 
TOTAL1203100.0
60) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you raised in the congregation you currently belong to? (MRSDCURR)
TOTAL%
1) No130783.4
2) Yes26116.6
Missing1551 
TOTAL1568100.0
61) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether each of these was or was not a factor in your introduction to the congregation you now attend. - I was looking for a nearby church, regardless of denomination. (MINTRO1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30833.2
2) No62166.8
Missing2190 
TOTAL929100.0
62) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether each of these was or was not a factor in your introduction to the congregation you now attend. - I was looking for a Presbyterian church. (MINTRO2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67664.7
2) No36935.3
Missing2074 
TOTAL1045100.0
63) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether each of these was or was not a factor in your introduction to the congregation you now attend. - I was introduced by a relative who is/was a member of the congregation. (MINTRO3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17919.5
2) No73980.5
Missing2201 
TOTAL918100.0
64) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether each of these was or was not a factor in your introduction to the congregation you now attend. - I was introduced by a friend/neighbor/acquaintance who is/was a member of the congregation. (MINTRO4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39040.2
2) No58059.8
Missing2149 
TOTAL970100.0
65) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether each of these was or was not a factor in your introduction to the congregation you now attend. - I was one of the charter members. (MINTRO5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes414.7
2) No82795.3
Missing2251 
TOTAL868100.0
66) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether each of these was or was not a factor in your introduction to the congregation you now attend. - I heard or read about the church and decided to try it. (MINTRO6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38842.8
2) No51857.2
Missing2213 
TOTAL906100.0
67) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether each of these was or was not a factor in your introduction to the congregation you now attend. - The pastor visited or called me. (MINTRO7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21523.7
2) No69176.3
Missing2213 
TOTAL906100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Which one of these reasons was the most important in your introduction to your current congregation? (MIMPINTR)
TOTAL%
1) I was looking for a nearby church, regardless of denomination.1109.4
2) I was looking for a Presbyterian church.39333.7
3) I was introduced by a relative who is/was a member of the congregation.13311.4
4) I was introduced by a friend/neighbor/acquaintance who is/was a member of the congregation.22519.3
5) I was one of the charter members.242.1
6) I heard of read about the church and decided to try it.13911.9
7) The pastor visited or called me.1079.2
8) More than one above90.8
9) None of the above242.1
10) Other10.1
Missing1954 
TOTAL1165100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - I appreciated the education program for children. (MJOIN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53452.7
2) No48047.3
Missing2105 
TOTAL1014100.0
70) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - My children enjoyed the activities of this congregation. (MJOIN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40741.3
2) No57858.7
Missing2134 
TOTAL985100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - It was the closest Presbyterian church. (MJOIN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49747.4
2) No55252.6
Missing2070 
TOTAL1049100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - It was the closest church. (MJOIN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13614.1
2) No82985.9
Missing2154 
TOTAL965100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - Friends invited me to join. (MJOIN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36236.6
2) No62863.4
Missing2129 
TOTAL990100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - I found the members very friendly. (MJOIN6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98588.5
2) No12811.5
Missing2006 
TOTAL1113100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - I found the pastor's sermons to be very meaningful. (MJOIN7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86679.9
2) No21820.1
Missing2035 
TOTAL1084100.0
76) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - I was impressed by the pastor. (MJOIN8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85779.4
2) No22320.6
Missing2039 
TOTAL1080100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - I married a member of the congregation. (MJOIN9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13513.8
2) No84086.2
Missing2144 
TOTAL975100.0
78) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - I was impressed by how active the church was in social justice issues. (MJOIN10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20020.9
2) No75879.1
Missing2161 
TOTAL958100.0
79) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Please indicate whether or not each of these was or was not a factor in your decision to join the congregation you now belong to. - The congregation seemed spiritually alive. (MJOIN11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73970.4
2) No31029.6
Missing2070 
TOTAL1049100.0
80) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Which one of these reasons was the most important in your introduction to your current congregation? (MIMPJOIN)
TOTAL%
1) I appreciated the education program for children.756.1
2) My children enjoyed the activities of this congregation.423.4
3) It was the closest Presbyterian church.15212.4
4) It was the closest church.161.3
5) Friends invited me to join.423.4
6) I found the members very friendly.22818.6
7) I found the pastor's sermons to be very meaningful.17013.9
8) I was impressed by the pastor.16913.8
9) I married a member of the congregation.1109.0
10) I was impressed by how active the church was in social justice issues.171.4
11) The congregation seemed spiritually alive.14211.6
12) More than one listed373.0
13) None of the above listed252.0
Missing1894 
TOTAL1225100.0
81) During your life, have you ever belonged to a congregation that was affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (NOPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) No157650.8
2) Yes152749.2
Missing16 
TOTAL3103100.0
82) How many years have you been a Presbyterian? (PRESBYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less211.4
2) 2-3 years392.6
3) 4-5 years593.9
4) 6-10 years17511.6
5) 11-15 years17911.8
6) 16-25 years34122.5
7) 26-49 years61640.7
8) 50 or more years855.6
Missing1604 
TOTAL1515100.0
83) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE WHO HAVE EVER BELONGED TO A CONGREGATION THAT WAS AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN: Please indicate the other denomination(s) to which you have belonged. First mention (DENOMA1)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist31220.6
2) Methodist43828.9
3) Lutheran1358.9
4) Episcopal946.2
5) United Church of Christ1318.7
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)583.8
7) Roman Catholic704.6
8) Reformed churches422.8
9) Other Presbyterian50.3
11) Other18011.9
12) More than one of these473.1
13) None of these10.1
Missing1606 
TOTAL1513100.0
84) Please indicate the other denomination(s) to which you have belonged. Second mention (DENOMA2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist70.7
2) Methodist717.1
3) Lutheran60.6
4) Episcopal60.6
5) United Church of Christ434.3
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)30.3
7) Roman Catholic151.5
8) Reformed churches101.0
9) Other Presbyterian30.3
11) Other797.9
13) None of these75275.6
Missing2124 
TOTAL995100.0
85) If you were to move to a community in which there was no Presbyterian church, which type of church would you feel most comfortable joining? (DENOMB)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1685.5
2) Methodist101033.1
3) Lutheran2297.5
4) Episcopal2869.4
5) United Church of Christ74424.4
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)1143.7
7) Roman Catholic180.6
8) Reformed churches622.0
9) Other Presbyterian30.1
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)291.0
11) Other2357.7
12) More than one of these331.1
13) None of these612.0
14) Undecided551.8
Missing72 
TOTAL3047100.0
86) Everyone must make many important decisions during his or her life, such as, which occupation to pursue, what goals to strive for, whom to vote for, what to teach one's children, etc. When you make decisions such as these to what extent do you make the decisions on the basis of your religious faith? (DECIDFTH)
TOTAL%
1) I seldom, if ever, base such decisions on religious faith.672.2
2) I sometimes base such decisions on my religious faith but definitely do not most of the time.1615.2
3) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, but usually in a general, unconscious way.107434.7
4) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, and I usually consciously attempt to make them so.178257.6
5) Circled 1 and 210.0
10) Circled 3 and 460.2
14) Not applicable10.0
Missing27 
TOTAL3092100.0
87) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal saviour? (EVANGOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No60619.6
2) Yes248380.4
Missing30 
TOTAL3089100.0
88) Would you say you have had a conversion experience-that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (CONVERT)
TOTAL%
1) No129642.1
2) Yes174656.7
3) Miscellaneous50.2
4) Not sure20.1
5) Multiple experiences331.1
Missing37 
TOTAL3082100.0
89) Generally speaking, do you think that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is giving adequate answers to the following? - The moral problems and needs of the individual (PCUSANS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes163953.8
2) No103033.8
3) Don't know37712.4
Missing73 
TOTAL3046100.0
90) Generally speaking, do you think that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is giving adequate answers to the following? - The problems of family life (PCUSANS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes157051.5
2) No104334.2
3) Don't know43614.3
Missing70 
TOTAL3049100.0
91) Generally speaking, do you think that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is giving adequate answers to the following? - People's spiritual needs (PCUSANS3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes169055.1
2) No105634.5
3) Don't know31910.4
Missing54 
TOTAL3065100.0
92) For the following statement, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement. - My denominational affiliation is an important part of my identity as a Christian. (PCDENOM1)
TOTAL%
1) Agree255982.7
2) Disagree52416.9
3) Don't know110.4
Missing25 
TOTAL3094100.0
93) For the following statement, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement. - While they may have disagreements from time to time, Christians should remain loyal to one denomination throughout their adult lives. (PCDENOM2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree150948.9
2) Disagree151949.3
3) Don't know561.8
Missing35 
TOTAL3084100.0
94) For the following statement, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement. - There are several other denominations where I could belong and be just as satisfied. (PCDENOM3)
TOTAL%
1) Agree181358.8
2) Disagree110835.9
3) Don't know1645.3
Missing34 
TOTAL3085100.0
95) For the following statement, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement. - The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has a clearer understanding of the church's mission in the world today than do most other denominations. (PCDENOM4)
TOTAL%
1) Agree134043.4
2) Disagree121939.5
3) Don't know52717.1
Missing33 
TOTAL3086100.0
96) Which one of the following statements comes closest to describing your feelings about the Bible? (BIBLEFL)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.3039.8
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.266986.4
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men and women.892.9
4) Circled 1 and 220.1
6) Circled 2 and 3150.5
7) Circled 1, 2, and 310.0
8) None of the above70.2
9) Not sure20.1
Missing31 
TOTAL3088100.0
97) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing there is a God (BELIEV1)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important259383.8
2) Important46014.9
3) Not very important331.1
4) Not important at all100.3
Missing23 
TOTAL3096100.0
98) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing that God loves me (BELIEV2)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important259083.7
2) Important45514.7
3) Not very important401.3
4) Not important at all90.3
Missing25 
TOTAL3094100.0
99) How important is the following to you personally? - Trying to lead a good Christian life (BELIEV3)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important176457.2
2) Important128341.6
3) Not very important331.1
4) Not important at all30.1
Missing36 
TOTAL3083100.0
100) How important is the following to you personally? - Helping others who are in need (BELIEV4)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important151149.1
2) Important152849.6
3) Not very important401.3
Missing40 
TOTAL3079100.0
101) How important is the following to you personally? - Accepting Jesus Christ as my personal saviour (BELIEV5)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important209968.3
2) Important75624.6
3) Not very important1795.8
4) Not important at all411.3
Missing44 
TOTAL3075100.0
102) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing the distinctive doctrines of the Presbyterian Church (BELIEV6)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important2167.0
2) Important193762.7
3) Not very important85827.8
4) Not important at all782.5
Missing30 
TOTAL3089100.0
103) How important is the following to you personally? - Attending worship services (BELIEV7)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important132743.1
2) Important161252.3
3) Not very important1294.2
4) Not important at all130.4
Missing38 
TOTAL3081100.0
104) How important is the following to you personally? - Working to bring about social justice (BELIEV8)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important77225.2
2) Important181459.3
3) Not very important43114.1
4) Not important at all431.4
Missing59 
TOTAL3060100.0
105) How important is the following to you personally? - Telling others about Jesus (BELIEV9)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important92630.3
2) Important161552.8
3) Not very important46215.1
4) Not important at all571.9
Missing59 
TOTAL3060100.0
106) How important is the following to you personally? - Belonging to this particular denomination (BELIEV10)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important2839.2
2) Important184259.8
3) Not very important82726.9
4) Not important at all1274.1
Missing40 
TOTAL3079100.0
107) How important is the following to you personally? - Church membership, in general (BELIEV11)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important103633.7
2) Important180058.5
3) Not very important2217.2
4) Not important at all210.7
Missing41 
TOTAL3078100.0
108) How important is the following to you personally? - Religion in my life (BELIEV12)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important186160.3
2) Important112436.4
3) Not very important802.6
4) Not important at all190.6
Missing35 
TOTAL3084100.0
109) How important is the following to you personally? - Socializing with persons with similar values (BELIEV13)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important43714.1
2) Important191461.8
3) Not very important66421.4
4) Not important at all842.7
Missing20 
TOTAL3099100.0
110) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Mother - Father. (GODIMAG1)
TOTAL%
1) Mother70.2
2) 220.7
3) 511.7
4) 86728.6
5) 41713.8
6) 38112.6
7) Father128542.4
Missing89 
TOTAL3030100.0
111) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Master - Spouse. (GODIMAG2)
TOTAL%
1) Master132345.3
2) 53718.4
3) 36212.4
4) 43214.8
5) 1174.0
6) 812.8
7) Spouse692.4
Missing198 
TOTAL2921100.0
112) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Judge - Lover. (GODIMAG3)
TOTAL%
1) Judge70524.1
2) 2097.1
3) 2568.7
4) 97233.2
5) 31510.8
6) 30110.3
7) Lover1695.8
Missing192 
TOTAL2927100.0
113) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Friend - King. (GODIMAG4)
TOTAL%
1) Friend68423.3
2) 32511.1
3) 2809.5
4) 97033.0
5) 2508.5
6) 1454.9
7) King2839.6
Missing182 
TOTAL2937100.0
114) Please indicate the strength of your agreement for the following statement toward people in other countries who have never heard about Christ. - I believe that if we do not preach Christ to them, they will be damned forever. (EVNGOTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1203.9
2) Agree2538.3
3) Neither agree or disagree56118.3
4) Disagree107235.0
5) Strongly disagree105634.5
Missing57 
TOTAL3062100.0
115) Please indicate the strength of your agreement for the following statement toward people in other countries who have never heard about Christ. - I don't believe they will be damned, but I do have a desire to share the love of Christ with them. (EVNGOTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree98532.2
2) Agree150349.2
3) Neither agree or disagree30610.0
4) Disagree1906.2
5) Strongly disagree732.4
Missing62 
TOTAL3057100.0
116) Please indicate the strength of your agreement for the following statement toward people in other countries who have never heard about Christ. - I believe that we shouldn't worry about them because there are so many people in this country who haven't heard about Christ. (EVNGOTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree371.2
2) Agree692.3
3) Neither agree or disagree2859.3
4) Disagree147448.3
5) Strongly disagree118838.9
Missing66 
TOTAL3053100.0
117) Please indicate the strength of your agreement for the following statement toward people in other countries who have never heard about Christ - I believe that we should respect their religions and stop trying to impose Christianity on them. (EVNGOTH4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1816.0
2) Agree64721.3
3) Neither agree or disagree74624.5
4) Disagree100733.1
5) Strongly disagree45815.1
Missing80 
TOTAL3039100.0
118) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (CHREL1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree66021.4
2) Agree101432.9
3) Neither agree or disagree40813.3
4) Disagree68122.1
5) Strongly disagree31610.3
Missing40 
TOTAL3079100.0
119) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Not all the churches have God's Truth; many are in serious error. (CHREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree46215.1
2) Agree136244.4
3) Neither agree or disagree76625.0
4) Disagree41013.4
5) Strongly disagree652.1
Missing54 
TOTAL3065100.0
120) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The only absolute truth for humankind is Jesus Christ. (CHREL3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree118138.3
2) Agree95531.0
3) Neither agree or disagree45714.8
4) Disagree39612.9
5) Strongly disagree913.0
Missing39 
TOTAL3080100.0
121) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - All the great religions of the world are equally good and true. (CHREL4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55118.0
2) Agree93930.6
3) Neither agree or disagree57318.7
4) Disagree68722.4
5) Strongly disagree31810.4
Missing51 
TOTAL3068100.0
122) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Only the followers of Jesus Christ and members of His church can be saved. (CHREL5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree40513.3
2) Agree59719.5
3) Neither agree or disagree57218.7
4) Disagree103333.8
5) Strongly disagree44714.6
Missing65 
TOTAL3054100.0
123) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The primary purpose of men and women in this life is to prepare for the next life. (CHREL6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree52917.3
2) Agree111336.4
3) Neither agree or disagree53517.5
4) Disagree72023.5
5) Strongly disagree1645.4
Missing58 
TOTAL3061100.0
124) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - It is not as important to worry about life after death as what one can do in this life. (CHREL7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50316.4
2) Agree155550.8
3) Neither agree or disagree37612.3
4) Disagree53017.3
5) Strongly disagree1003.3
Missing55 
TOTAL3064100.0
125) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - I believe in a divine judgment after death where some shall be rewarded and others punished. (CHREL8)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34111.1
2) Agree95231.0
3) Neither agree or disagree61219.9
4) Disagree85027.7
5) Strongly disagree31310.2
Missing51 
TOTAL3068100.0
126) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Today, people should think for themselves about religion and not accept the teachings of any one church. (CHREL9)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1565.1
2) Agree97031.6
3) Neither agree or disagree69422.6
4) Disagree124640.6
Missing53 
TOTAL3066100.0
127) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - The individual can find religious truth without any help from a church. (CHREL10)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2979.7
2) Agree110535.9
3) Neither agree or disagree43114.0
4) Disagree124240.4
Missing44 
TOTAL3075100.0
128) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - Religious ideas should be the result of the individual's search, without regard to any churches or church teachings. (CHREL11)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38112.4
2) Agree118638.6
3) Neither agree or disagree38612.6
4) Disagree111836.4
Missing48 
TOTAL3071100.0
129) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - To know God's Truth, it is important to follow the teachings of ministers. (CHREL12)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree341.1
2) Agree66021.5
3) Neither agree or disagree100532.7
4) Disagree116838.0
5) Strongly disagree2046.6
Missing48 
TOTAL3071100.0
130) Indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. - God's Truth was given to the church, and all persons must follow the church's teachings. (CHREL13)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree451.5
2) Agree53117.3
3) Neither agree or disagree92030.0
4) Disagree128441.9
5) Strongly disagree2849.3
Missing55 
TOTAL3064100.0
131) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female108034.8
2) Male202365.2
Missing16 
TOTAL3103100.0
132) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL309852.33613
133) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (LOCATION)
TOTAL%
1) In open country but not on a farm3039.8
2) On a farm923.0
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)104533.8
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)43514.1
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city2488.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)36511.8
7) In a suburb near a large city60819.6
Missing23 
TOTAL3096100.0
134) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married267486.1
2) Not married43313.9
Missing12 
TOTAL3107100.0
135) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Have you had a previous marriage? (PREVMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No226485.4
2) Yes, I was widowed652.5
3) Yes, I was divorced31912.0
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced20.1
Missing469 
TOTAL2650100.0
136) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT MARRIED: Have you ever been married? (EVERMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No16237.9
2) Yes, I was widowed13431.3
3) Yes, I was divorced13130.6
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced10.2
Missing2691 
TOTAL428100.0
137) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED OR THOSE NOT MARRIED WHO WERE PREVIOUSLY MARRIED: In what faith was your husband or wife raised? (SPFAITH1)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist31111.8
2) Methodist39314.9
3) Lutheran1545.8
4) Episcopal893.4
5) United Church of Christ1094.1
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)481.8
7) Roman Catholic1857.0
8) Reformed churches371.4
9) Other Presbyterian60.2
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)107840.8
11) Other1646.2
12) More than one of these40.2
13) None of these592.2
14) Don't know50.2
Missing477 
TOTAL2642100.0
138) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED OR THOSE NOT MARRIED WHO WERE PREVIOUSLY MARRIED: In what faith was your husband or wife raised? (Previous marriage) (SPFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
2) Methodist50.8
3) Lutheran20.3
4) Episcopal10.2
5) United Church of Christ30.5
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.2
7) Roman Catholic40.6
8) Reformed churches10.2
9) Other Presbyterian10.2
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)325.0
11) Other59191.6
12) More than one of these20.3
13) None of these10.2
Missing2474 
TOTAL645100.0
139) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED OR THOSE WHO WERE PREVIOUSLY MARRIED: Current church affiliation of spouse (SPCURAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist110.9
2) Methodist171.4
3) Lutheran70.6
4) Episcopal50.4
5) United Church of Christ30.2
7) Romans Catholic272.2
9) Other Presbyterian10.1
10) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)108988.0
11) Other151.2
13) None604.9
14) Don't know20.2
Missing1882 
TOTAL1237100.0
140) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Are you employed... (MEMPLOYD)
TOTAL%
1) Part time21013.6
2) Full time63841.3
3) Unemployed130.8
4) Retired47931.0
5) Full time homemaker16710.8
6) Self-employed50.3
7) Student151.0
8) Other181.2
Missing1574 
TOTAL1545100.0
141) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: What is your usual occupation? (See summary documentation.) (MOCCUP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1406191.177178
142) What is the highest level of education you have attained? (EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years of formal education20.1
2) Completed eighth grade140.5
3) Some high school240.8
4) Completed high school2518.1
5) Some college35711.5
6) Graduated from college143246.3
7) Some graduate work37612.1
8) A graduate degree63920.6
Missing24 
TOTAL3095100.0
143) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE MEMBERS WHO GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR DID SOME GRADUATE WORK: Specify your major. (EDMAJORM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL92155.3826
144) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife employed... (SPEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Part time88133.2
2) Full time76929.0
3) Unemployed572.1
4) Retired42015.8
5) Full time homemaker45317.1
6) Self employed160.6
7) Student411.5
8) Other160.6
Missing466 
TOTAL2653100.0
145) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE MEMBERS WHO ARE MARRIED AND THEIR HUSBANDS OR WIVES ARE NOT ORDAINED MINISTERS: What is your husband's or wife's usual occupation? (See summary documentation.) (SPOCCUPM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1123210.903208
146) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: What is your husband's or wife's highest level of education completed? (SPEDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years of formal education80.3
2) Completed eighth grade150.6
3) Some high school451.7
4) Completed high school29711.3
5) Some college51019.3
6) College graduate71026.9
7) Some graduate work2629.9
8) A graduate work79030.0
Missing482 
TOTAL2637100.0
147) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE MEMBERS WHO ARE MARRIED AND THEIR HUSBANDS OR WIVES HAVE GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR HAD SOME GRADUATE WORK: Please specify your spouse's major. (SPMAJORM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL65957.11527
148) How many children have you ever had, that is, how many children have you given birth to or fathered? Please count all that were born alive at any time (including any you had from a previous marriage). (Do not count any stepchildren or adopted children.) (KIDNBR)
TOTAL%
0) None51116.5
1) 134711.2
2) 2103433.5
3) 371423.1
4) 434011.0
5) 5983.2
6) 6 or more451.5
Missing30 
TOTAL3089100.0
149) Do you have any legally adopted children? (KIDADP)
TOTAL%
1) No281291.1
2) Yes2768.9
Missing31 
TOTAL3088100.0
150) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many adopted children do you have? (KIDADNBR)
TOTAL%
1) 114452.4
2) 29434.2
3) 3228.0
4) 4124.4
5) 520.7
6) 6 or more10.4
Missing2844 
TOTAL275100.0
151) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse have children at the time of your marriage)? (KIDSTP)
TOTAL%
1) No276990.4
2) Yes2949.6
Missing56 
TOTAL3063100.0
152) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN: How many stepchildren do you have? (KIDSTNBR)
TOTAL%
1) 17826.4
2) 211237.8
3) 36522.0
4) 4299.8
5) 5103.4
6) 6 or more20.7
Missing2823 
TOTAL296100.0
153) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD CHILDREN: Please list the current age of each child (including any adopted or stepchildren). (Leave the space blank for any child who has died.) - First child (KIDAGE1)
TOTAL%
1) 5 years or less1917.1
2) 6-17 years55320.5
3) 18-24 years40715.1
4) 25 years or older152356.3
5) Child deceased301.1
Missing415 
TOTAL2704100.0
154) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD CHILDREN: Please list the current age of each child (including any adopted or stepchildren). (Leave the space blank for any child who has died.) - Second child (KIDAGE2)
TOTAL%
1) 5 years or less1978.2
2) 6-17 years52321.8
3) 18-24 years35915.0
4) 25 years or older129053.8
5) Child deceased291.2
Missing721 
TOTAL2398100.0
155) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD CHILDREN: Please list the current age of each child (including any adopted or stepchildren). (Leave the space blank for any child who has died.) - Third child (KIDAGE3)
TOTAL%
1) 5 or less years906.6
2) 6-17 years23317.2
3) 18-24 years22716.7
4) 25 years or older76856.6
5) Child deceased382.8
Missing1763 
TOTAL1356100.0
156) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD CHILDREN: Please list the current age of each child (including any adopted or stepchildren). (Leave the space blank for any child who has died.) - Fourth child (KIDAGE4)
TOTAL%
1) 5 years or less365.8
2) 6-17 years8814.3
3) 18-24 years12119.6
4) 25 years or older35157.0
5) Child deceased203.2
Missing2503 
TOTAL616100.0
157) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD CHILDREN: Please list the current age of each child (including any adopted or stepchildren). (Leave the space blank for any child who has died.) - Fifth child (KIDAGE5)
TOTAL%
1) 5 years or less73.0
2) 6-17 years2711.4
3) 18-24 years6125.8
4) 25 years or older13155.5
5) Child deceased104.2
Missing2883 
TOTAL236100.0
158) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD CHILDREN: Please list the current age of each child (including any adopted or stepchildren). (Leave the space blank for any child who has died.) - Sixth child (KIDAGE6)
TOTAL%
1) 5 years or less11.0
2) 6-17 years1111.2
3) 18-24 years2222.4
4) 25 years or older6061.2
5) Child deceased44.1
Missing3021 
TOTAL98100.0
159) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD CHILDREN: Please list the current age of each child (including any adopted or stepchildren). (Leave the space blank for any child who has died.) - Seventh child (KIDAGE7)
TOTAL%
2) 6-17 years411.1
3) 18-24 years1027.8
4) 25 years or older2158.3
5) Child deceased12.8
Missing3083 
TOTAL36100.0
160) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or other? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat118638.4
2) Independent58619.0
3) Republican127241.2
4) Other240.8
5) Non-voting citizen10.0
9) Not applicable170.6
Missing33 
TOTAL3086100.0
161) Which of these best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLSTAND)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal1434.6
2) Liberal68822.3
3) Moderate138044.8
4) Conservative81726.5
5) Very conservative511.7
9) Response not applicable40.1
Missing36 
TOTAL3083100.0
162) How many people (counting yourself) live in your household? (Do not include students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (HSHLDNBR)
TOTAL%
1) 1 (I live alone.)31110.0
2) 2145046.8
3) 354117.5
4) 453917.4
5) 51785.8
6) 6601.9
7) 7 or more100.3
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing.)60.2
Missing24 
TOTAL3095100.0
163) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you. - Spouse (HSHLD1)
TOTAL%
0) None46014.8
1) Spouse265485.2
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
164) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you, and how many there are. - Daughter(s) (HSHLD2)
TOTAL%
0) None229873.8
1) 62019.9
2) 1715.5
3) 240.8
4) 10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
165) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you, and how many there are. - Son(s) (HSHLD3)
TOTAL%
0) None225172.3
1) 58618.8
2) 2297.4
3) 441.4
4) 40.1
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
166) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you, and how many there are. - Stepchildren (HSHLD4)
TOTAL%
0) None305798.2
1) 391.3
2) 120.4
3) 60.2
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
167) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you, and how many there are. - Grandchildren (HSHLD5)
TOTAL%
0) None308699.1
1) 200.6
2) 30.1
3) 50.2
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
168) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you, and how many there are. - Parents and/or in-laws (HSHLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None302897.2
1) 80.3
2) 311.0
3) 50.2
4) 200.6
5) 200.6
6) 20.1
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
169) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you, and how many there are. - Siblings (HSHLD7)
TOTAL%
0) None309799.5
1) 90.3
2) 50.2
4) 10.0
5) 20.1
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
170) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you, and how many there are. - Aunts, uncles, and/or other relatives (HSHLD8)
TOTAL%
0) None309899.5
1) 150.5
6) 10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
171) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you, and how many there are. - Grandparents (HSHLD9)
TOTAL%
0) None3113100.0
2) 10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
172) DASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT DESCRIBE THEIR CURRENT RESIDENCE AS DORMITORY, BARRACKS, OR OTHER INSTITUTIONAL HOUSING AND DO NOT LIVE ALONE: Please describe the other people in your household by indicating their relationship to you, and how many there are. - Others (HSHLD10)
TOTAL%
0) None304997.9
1) Friend or roommate200.6
2) More than one friend or roommate60.2
10) Cohabitant80.3
11) Cohabitant and child10.0
20) Foster child30.1
21) Two foster children60.2
30) Boarder or roomers30.1
31) Two boarders20.1
40) Foreign student60.2
41) Two foreign students10.0
50) Landlord40.1
63) Refugee family10.0
70) Household staff20.1
93) Two students, Japanese student, friend10.0
96) Two disabled adults10.0
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0
173) Is the home in which you currently live... (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you2809.1
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage72423.6
3) Owned by you with a mortgage158451.5
4) Owned by congregation44014.3
5) Other130.4
6) Shared by you and the church30.1
7) Owned by relatives/parents210.7
8) Owned by employer90.3
Missing45 
TOTAL3074100.0
174) Which of the following best describes your current residence? (RESIDENC)
TOTAL%
1) Building of duplexes, triplexes or quadriplexes802.6
2) Building of apartments1254.1
3) Building of townhomes1264.1
4) Mobile home, on a lot you own90.3
5) Mobile home, on a lot you rent240.8
6) Single family house, detached from other houses270188.1
Missing54 
TOTAL3065100.0
175) Which of these broad categories best describes your approximate total family income from all sources (including housing and other allowances), before taxes, in 1989? (If you live alone, please answer in terms of your personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $15,000-$24,99949316.3
2) $25,000-$49,999137745.5
3) $50,000-$99,99997332.2
4) $100,000 or more1816.0
Missing95 
TOTAL3024100.0
176) In 1989, what percentage of your family's total pre-tax income from all sources (including pensions, investments, housing allowances, etc.) did you contribute to your church? (TOCHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) 2% or less53618.5
2) 3%-6%107537.1
3) 7%-9%47616.4
4) 10% or more81128.0
5) Unspecified10.0
Missing220 
TOTAL2899100.0
177) What is your race/ethnicity? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian, Native American280.9
2) Asian American, Pacific Islander250.8
3) African American, Black461.5
4) Hispanic, Spanish American210.7
5) White, Caucasian295795.8
6) Other (specify)50.2
9) Response not applicable50.2
Missing32 
TOTAL3087100.0
178) SIZEM (SIZEM)
TOTAL%
1) 0-991168.9
2) 100-19921216.3
3) 200-29921916.8
4) 300-49924718.9
5) 500-99927120.8
6) 1000-MORE23918.3
Missing1815 
TOTAL1304100.0
179) Age group 1 (AGEGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) 19 and younger80.3
2) 20-24110.4
3) 25-29612.0
4) 30-342026.5
5) 35-3934811.2
6) 40-4436811.9
7) 45-493059.8
8) 50-5434411.1
9) 55-5941713.5
10) 60-6446515.0
11) 65-692748.8
12) 70-741595.1
13) 75-79902.9
14) 80-84361.2
15) 85 and older110.4
Missing20 
TOTAL3099100.0
180) Age group 2 (AGEGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Under 4063020.3
2) 40-4982126.5
3) 50-59106234.3
4) 60 and older58618.9
Missing20 
TOTAL3099100.0
181) Index on relativism (see summary documentation for index construction) (RELATVSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low162854.6
2) Medium111437.3
3) High2428.1
Missing135 
TOTAL2984100.0
182) Index on (CHRISTON)
TOTAL%
1) Low113137.3
2) Medium105034.7
3) High84928.0
Missing89 
TOTAL3030100.0
183) Index on universalism (see summary documentation for index construction) (UNIVERSL)
TOTAL%
1) Low195564.0
2) Medium66221.7
3) High43914.4
Missing63 
TOTAL3056100.0
184) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD1)
TOTAL%
1) Low107135.5
2) Medium136945.3
3) High57919.2
Missing100 
TOTAL3019100.0
185) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD2)
TOTAL%
1) Low153650.6
2) Medium96931.9
3) High53317.5
Missing81 
TOTAL3038100.0
186) Index on individualism (see summary documentation for index construction) (INDIVDSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low82727.4
2) Medium182260.4
3) High36912.2
Missing101 
TOTAL3018100.0
187) Has respondent ever been married or never been married? (EVERMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Has been married294097.3
2) Has never been married832.7
Missing96 
TOTAL3023100.0
188) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: How many congregations do you regularly serve or attend? (CSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) One127584.4
2) Two or more16110.7
3) Retired342.3
4) Other response402.6
Missing1609 
TOTAL1510100.0
189) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (CORDAIND)
TOTAL%
1) Prior to 1950402.6
2) 1950-195933121.5
3) 1960-196932921.4
4) 1970-197935322.9
5) 1980-199048731.6
Missing1579 
TOTAL1540100.0
190) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body. (CDENORD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist3027.0
2) Methodist119.9
3) Lutheran21.8
4) Episcopal32.7
5) United Church of Christ1412.6
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)54.5
8) Reformed churches119.9
9) Other Presbyterian1816.2
11) Other1715.3
Missing3008 
TOTAL111100.0
191) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (CSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No140091.6
2) Yes1288.4
Missing1591 
TOTAL1528100.0
192) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Please indicate the theological degrees you have received. First mention (CTHDEGR1)
TOTAL%
1) Bible college332.2
2) Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Divinity141592.2
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education181.2
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology100.7
5) Doctor of Ministry503.3
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology20.1
7) Other60.4
Missing1585 
TOTAL1534100.0
193) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO HAVE RECEIVED A B.D./M.DIV.: In what year did you receive your degree? (CYRDEGR1)
TOTAL%
1) Before 1950402.7
2) 1950-195932921.9
3) 1960-196934723.1
4) 1970-197934623.0
5) 1980-199044129.3
Missing1616 
TOTAL1503100.0
194) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO HAVE RECEIVED A B.D./M.DIV.: From what institution did you receive your degree? (category labels unavailable) (CSCHDGR1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL153476.25574
195) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Please indicate which theological degrees you have received. Second mention (CTHDEGR2)
TOTAL%
2) Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Divinity326.2
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education6713.0
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology16431.9
5) Doctor of Ministry18536.0
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology499.5
7) Other173.3
Missing2605 
TOTAL514100.0
196) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO HAVE RECEIVED A D.MIN.: In what year did you receive your degree? (CYRDEGR2)
TOTAL%
1) Prior to 195071.4
2) 1950-19595210.2
3) 1960-196911021.7
4) 1970-197914328.1
5) 1980-199019638.6
Missing2611 
TOTAL508100.0
197) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO HAVE RECEIVED A D.MIN.: From what institution did you receive your degree? (category labels unavailable) (CSCHDGR2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51091.7980
198) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Please indicate which theological degrees you have received. Third mention (CTHDEGR3)
TOTAL%
1) Bible college10.9
2) Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Divinity10.9
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education10.9
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology87.5
5) Doctor of Ministry5652.8
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology2927.4
7) Other109.4
Missing3013 
TOTAL106100.0
199) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO HAVE RECEIVED A Th.D./Ph.D.: In what year did you receive your degree? (CYRDEGR3)
TOTAL%
1) Before 195011.0
2) 1950-195976.7
3) 1960-196954.8
4) 1970-19794846.2
5) 1980-19904341.3
Missing3015 
TOTAL104100.0
200) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO HAVE RECEIVED A PH.D./TH.D.: From what institution did you receive your degree? (category labels unavailable) (CSCHDGR3)
TOTAL%
0) 21.9
6) 10.9
11) 32.8
12) 1211.3
15) 10.9
19) 10.9
31) 10.9
35) 43.8
44) 21.9
47) 10.9
54) 65.7
57) 32.8
60) 32.8
61) 32.8
62) 10.9
64) 21.9
66) 10.9
76) 10.9
83) 10.9
105) 10.9
120) 10.9
125) 1413.2
132) 21.9
138) 10.9
139) 10.9
146) 32.8
148) 10.9
154) 10.9
171) 87.5
197) 10.9
207) 21.9
299) 43.8
301) 10.9
304) 10.9
307) 21.9
309) 21.9
318) 10.9
321) 10.9
325) 10.9
334) 10.9
338) 10.9
355) 21.9
363) 10.9
374) 10.9
385) 10.9
389) 10.9
Missing3013 
TOTAL106100.0
201) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR DID SOME GRADUATE WORK: Specify your major. (EDMAJORC)
TOTAL%
1) Accounting221.5
2) Agriculture50.3
3) Anthropology80.6
4) Art, Architecture292.0
5) Biology171.2
6) Chemistry30.2
7) Computer Science271.9
8) Economics876.0
9) Education191.3
10) Engineering15510.7
11) English, Comparative Literature20.1
12) Finance271.9
13) Foreign Language, Area Studies20714.2
14) Geography70.5
15) Geology40.3
16) Health Professions30.2
17) History, Classical Civilization312.1
18) Home Economics, Family Studies513.5
19) Journalism10.1
20) Management211.4
21) Marketing10.1
22) Mathematics231.6
23) Military Science986.7
24) Music60.4
25) Philosophy473.2
26) Physics201.4
27) Political Science14910.2
28) Pre-Law18312.6
29) Psychology322.2
30) Religion (including pre-ministerial)1107.6
31) Social Work130.9
32) Sociology332.3
33) Theatre90.6
34) Other40.3
Missing1665 
TOTAL1454100.0
202) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WITH A B.D. OR M.DIV.: Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (CPREDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) No106669.4
2) Yes46930.6
Missing1584 
TOTAL1535100.0
203) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WITH A B.D. OR M.DIV. THAT WERE ENGAGED IN ANY LONG-TERM SECULAR JOB OR CAREER: How long were you in that job or career? (CJOBTIME)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less316.7
2) 2-3 years11424.5
3) 4-5 years9720.9
4) 6-10 years11825.4
5) 11-15 years5812.5
6) 16-25 years418.8
7) 26 or more years61.3
Missing2654 
TOTAL465100.0
204) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WITH A B.D. OR M.DIV. THAT WERE ENGAGED IN ANY LONG-TERM SECULAR JOB OR CAREER: Please describe your occupation in that job or career. (CQJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations6614.2
2) Professional specialty occupations19241.3
3) Technicians and related support occupations183.9
4) Sales occupations429.0
5) Administrative support occupations, including clerical418.8
7) Protective service occupations30.6
8) Service occupations, except protective and household91.9
9) Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations61.3
10) Precision production, craft, and repair occupations255.4
11) Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors40.9
12) Transportation and material moving occupations10.2
13) Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers20.4
14) Military5311.4
16) More than one occupation listed30.6
Missing2654 
TOTAL465100.0
205) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: At the present time are you serving a congregation in a pastoral position? (CPSTRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) No32421.1
2) Yes121278.9
Missing1583 
TOTAL1536100.0
206) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SERVING A CONGREGATION IN A PASTORAL POSITION: Do you consider yourself a full time or part time parish pastor? (CPSTRTIM)
TOTAL%
1) Full time101783.4
2) Part time20216.6
Missing1900 
TOTAL1219100.0
207) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SERVING A CONGREGATION IN A PASTORAL POSITION: What is your present position in your congregation(s)? (CPOSITIN)
TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor62951.3
2) Senior pastor17914.6
3) Assistant/Associate pastor17214.0
4) Co-pastor483.9
5) Stated or temporary supply645.2
6) Interim pastor736.0
7) Tentmaker242.0
8) Pastor emeritus10.1
9) Parish Associate221.8
10) Other131.1
Missing1894 
TOTAL1225100.0
208) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO ARE NOT SERVING A CONGREGATION IN A PASTORAL POSITION: In what type of non-parish ministry or other work are you currently engaged? (COTHERWK)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution9120.2
2) Campus minister173.8
3) Chaplain6614.7
4) Missionary81.8
5) Presbytery staff347.6
6) Synod staff71.6
7) National staff of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)153.3
8) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency163.6
9) Professional pastoral counselor214.7
10) Other employment in a church-related setting316.9
11) Other employment8919.8
12) Retired429.3
13) Unemployed81.8
14) Student40.9
15) Homemaker10.2
Missing2669 
TOTAL450100.0
209) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO ARE NOT SERVING A CONGREGATION IN A PASTORAL POSITION AND ARE CURRENTLY ENGAGED IN FACULTY/STAFF AT AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, CAMPUS MINISTER, OR CHAPLAIN: For what type of institution do you work? (COTHINST)
TOTAL%
1) Military105.1
2) High School42.1
3) College or University7437.9
4) Seminary or Other Theological School3115.9
5) Hospital or Other Medical Facility3920.0
6) Other3719.0
Missing2924 
TOTAL195100.0
210) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO ARE NOT SERVING A CONGREGATION IN A PASTORAL POSITION AND ARE CURRENTLY ENGAGED IN FACULTY/STAFF AT AN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION, CAMPUS MINISTER, OR CHAPLAIN AND NOT WORKING IN A MILITARY INSTITUTION: Is your institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church? (CINSTPRS)
TOTAL%
1) No15773.4
2) Yes5726.6
Missing2905 
TOTAL214100.0
211) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY WHO ARE MARRIED AND THEIR HUSBANDS OR WIVES HAVE GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR HAD SOME GRADUATE WORK: Please specify your spouse's major. (SPMAJORC)
TOTAL%
1) Accounting50.5
2) Agriculture30.3
3) Anthropology201.9
4) Art, Architecture232.1
5) Biology40.4
6) Chemistry40.4
7) Computer Science40.4
8) Economics29127.2
9) Education50.5
10) Engineering545.0
11) English, Comparative Literature20.2
12) Finance222.1
13) Foreign Language, Area Studies181.7
14) Geography363.4
16) Health Professions10.1
17) History, Classical Civilization262.4
18) Home Economics, Family Studies302.8
19) Journalism10.1
20) Management100.9
22) Mathematics363.4
23) Military Science100.9
24) Music20.2
25) Philosophy30.3
26) Physics121.1
27) Political Science484.5
28) Pre-Law19618.3
29) Psychology323.0
30) Religion (including pre-ministerial)232.1
31) Social Work50.5
32) Sociology201.9
33) Theatre11710.9
34) Other70.7
Missing2049 
TOTAL1070100.0
212) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (CORDSPS)
TOTAL%
1) No123490.4
2) Yes, but not a parish pastor362.6
3) Yes, co-pastor with me453.3
4) Yes, pastor/associate of another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation372.7
5) Yes, pastor/associate of a congregation affiliated with another denomination131.0
Missing1754 
TOTAL1365100.0
213) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY WHO ARE MARRIED AND THEIR HUSBANDS OR WIVES ARE NOT ORDAINED MINISTERS: What is your husband's or wife's usual occupation? (SPOCCUPC)
TOTAL%
1) Executive, administrative, and managerial occupations10210.4
2) Professional specialty occupations62363.3
3) Technicians and related support occupations222.2
4) Sales occupations434.4
5) Administrative support occupations, including clerical15315.5
7) Protective service occupations30.3
8) Service occupations, except protective and household202.0
9) Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations20.2
10) Precision production, craft, and repair occupations101.0
11) Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors20.2
12) Transportation and material moving occupations10.1
13) Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers10.1
14) Military10.1
16) More than one occupation listed10.1
Missing2135 
TOTAL984100.0
214) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Year ordained (YEARORD)
TOTAL%
1) 1900-1949151.4
2) 1950-195919818.6
3) 1960-196921720.4
4) 1970-197925624.0
5) 1980-199137935.6
Missing2054 
TOTAL1065100.0
215) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Divinity? (BDMDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree144293.5
2) Does not have degree1006.5
Missing1577 
TOTAL1542100.0
216) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Doctor of Ministry degree? (DMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree29118.9
2) Does not have degree125181.1
Missing1577 
TOTAL1542100.0
217) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Doctor of Philosophy or Theology degree? (PHDTHD)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree805.2
2) Does not have degree146294.8
Missing1577 
TOTAL1542100.0
218) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a any other degrees? (OTHDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree31520.4
2) Does not have degree122779.6
Missing1577 
TOTAL1542100.0
219) I-SEX: What is your sex? (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female108034.8
2) Male202365.2
Missing16 
TOTAL3103100.0
220) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married267486.1
2) Not married43313.9
Missing12 
TOTAL3107100.0
221) I-REGION: Region (for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South109135.2
2) West49516.0
3) Northeast65321.0
4) Midwest86427.8
Missing16 
TOTAL3103100.0
222) I-INCOME: Which of these broad categories best describes your approximate total family income from all sources (including housing and other allowances), before taxes, in 1989? (If you live alone, please answer in terms of your personal income.) (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $15,000-$24,99949316.3
2) $25,000-$49,999137745.5
3) $50,000-$99,99997332.2
4) $100,000 or more1816.0
Missing95 
TOTAL3024100.0
223) I-EDUCHI: What is the highest level of education you have attained? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) 401.3
2) High school60819.6
3) College180858.4
4) Grad63920.6
Missing24 
TOTAL3095100.0
224) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) <35 years2819.1
2) 35-44 yrs71623.1
3) 45-54 yrs64920.9
4) 55-64 yrs88228.5
5) 65+ years57018.4
Missing21 
TOTAL3098100.0
225) I-RACE: What is your race/ethnicity? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White295795.8
2) Non-white1304.2
Missing32 
TOTAL3087100.0
226) I-POLPARTY: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or other? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat118638.4
2) Independen58619.0
3) Republican127241.2
4) Other/NA421.4
Missing33 
TOTAL3086100.0
227) I-SAMPLE: Sample of respondents (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members76924.7
2) Elders80325.8
3) Pastors106534.2
4) Spec clerg47715.3
Missing5 
TOTAL3114100.0