Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1993: Criminal Justice Issues

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification number (IDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL319224529.14110054
2) Before receiving this questionnaire, were you aware that criminal justice issues are of concern to our denomination? (AWARECJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very aware122038.7
2) Yes, somewhat aware135843.0
3) No, not aware57718.3
Missing39 
TOTAL3155100.0
3) In general, do you believe that criminal justice issues are an appropriate concern for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (CJAPRIAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very appropriate151948.4
2) Yes, somewhat appropriate132242.1
3) No, somewhat inappropriate1354.3
4) No, very inappropriate441.4
5) Not sure1203.8
Missing54 
TOTAL3140100.0
4) Below is a position adopted by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in recent years. Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with this position taken by the church. -- Declares its opposition to capital punishment (CAPLPNSH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree70122.1
2) Agree53016.7
3) Both agree and disagree63820.1
4) Disagree71022.4
5) Strongly disagree52616.6
6) Don't know662.1
Missing23 
TOTAL3171100.0
5) Below is a position adopted by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in recent years. Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with this position taken by the church. -- Advocates legislation to regulate the manufacture, sale, ownership and/or possession of guns and ammunition by the general public (GUNREGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree162951.4
2) Agree77624.5
3) Both agree and disagree31910.1
4) Disagree2397.5
5) Strongly disagree1835.8
6) Don't know250.8
Missing23 
TOTAL3171100.0
6) Below is a position adopted by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in recent years. Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with this position taken by the church. -- Supports the development of alternatives to imprisonment (IMPRISON)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree92529.3
2) Agree115436.5
3) Both agree and disagree65120.6
4) Disagree2467.8
5) Strongly disagree1083.4
6) Don't know782.5
Missing32 
TOTAL3162100.0
7) Below is a position adopted by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in recent years. Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with this position taken by the church. -- Encourages efforts to restore offenders to society (RESTORE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree94029.8
2) Agree133842.4
3) Both agree and disagree68421.7
4) Disagree1073.4
5) Strongly disagree481.5
6) Don't know381.2
Missing39 
TOTAL3155100.0
8) Below is a position adopted by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in recent years. Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with this position taken by the church. -- Calls for humane and effective law enforcement (HUMANELE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree136143.2
2) Agree152748.5
3) Both agree and disagree2046.5
4) Disagree321.0
5) Strongly disagree90.3
6) Don't know140.4
Missing47 
TOTAL3147100.0
9) Below is a position adopted by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in recent years. Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with this position taken by the church. -- Calls for ministry with victims of crime and their families (VICTIMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree178857.5
2) Agree119838.5
3) Both agree and disagree902.9
4) Disagree120.4
5) Strongly disagree50.2
6) Don't know170.5
Missing84 
TOTAL3110100.0
10) Below is a position adopted by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in recent years. Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with this position taken by the church. -- Urges presbyteries, congregations and individual members to become involved in the criminal justice system through education and action programs (EDUCPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree94830.0
2) Agree157049.7
3) Both agree and disagree47515.0
4) Disagree672.1
5) Strongly disagree230.7
6) Don't know752.4
Missing36 
TOTAL3158100.0
11) Each February, a Sunday is designated as "Criminal Justice Sunday" by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Did your congregation observe "Criminal Justice Sunday" in February 1993? (CJSUNDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2407.6
2) No202364.3
3) Don't know88428.1
Missing47 
TOTAL3147100.0
12) Each February, a Sunday is designated as "Criminal Justice Sunday" by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Did your congregation Observe "Criminal Justice Sunday" in one or more years prior to 1993? (It has been an annual opportunity since 1979.) (CJSUNDYS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44214.1
2) No162951.8
3) Don't know107334.1
Missing50 
TOTAL3144100.0
13) If your congregation has observed "Criminal Justice Sunday" at least once, please indicate, for the most recent time it was observed, whether or not any of the following items or activities were part of that observance. -- Bulletin insert(s) (CJSINSRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34963.8
2) No10018.3
3) Don't know9817.9
Missing2647 
TOTAL547100.0
14) If your congregation has observed "Criminal Justice Sunday" at least once, please indicate, for the most recent time it was observed, whether or not any of the following items or activities were part of that observance. -- Guest speaker (CJSGUEST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13927.6
2) No28857.1
3) Don't know7715.3
Missing2690 
TOTAL504100.0
15) If your congregation has observed "Criminal Justice Sunday" at least once, please indicate, for the most recent time it was observed, whether or not any of the following items or activities were part of that observance. -- Luncheon or dinner program (CJSLUNCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes275.6
2) No37477.8
3) Don't know8016.6
Missing2713 
TOTAL481100.0
16) If your congregation has observed "Criminal Justice Sunday" at least once, please indicate, for the most recent time it was observed, whether or not any of the following items or activities were part of that observance. -- Other education/study program (CJSOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18838.5
2) No20441.8
3) Don't know9619.7
Missing2706 
TOTAL488100.0
17) If your congregation has observed "Criminal Justice Sunday" at least once, please indicate, for the most recent time it was observed, whether or not any of the following items or activities were part of that observance. -- "Minute for Mission" or other announcement during worship (CJSMINTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32162.5
2) No11021.4
3) Don't know8316.1
Missing2680 
TOTAL514100.0
18) If your congregation has observed "Criminal Justice Sunday" at least once, please indicate, for the most recent time it was observed, whether or not any of the following items or activities were part of that observance. -- Sermon (CJSSERMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29255.3
2) No14327.1
3) Don't know9317.6
Missing2666 
TOTAL528100.0
19) If your congregation has observed "Criminal Justice Sunday" at least once, please indicate, for the most recent time it was observed, whether or not any of the following items or activities were part of that observance. -- Special display(s) (CJSDSPLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5712.6
2) No28463.0
3) Don't know11024.4
Missing2743 
TOTAL451100.0
20) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Lecture or other presentation on issues of criminal justice (one event, not part of a series) (CJLECTRE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66322.0
2) No169956.3
3) Not sure65821.8
Missing174 
TOTAL3020100.0
21) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Study group or series dealing with any issue of criminal justice (CJGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41813.9
2) No195164.6
3) Not sure64921.5
Missing176 
TOTAL3018100.0
22) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Studies on alternatives to imprisonment (STDYPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes973.2
2) No224174.7
3) Not sure66122.0
Missing195 
TOTAL2999100.0
23) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Racism education, especially as related to the criminal justice system (RACEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42014.0
2) No192264.1
3) Not sure65721.9
Missing195 
TOTAL2999100.0
24) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Court-watching or other "hands-on" experience (CORTWACH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2066.9
2) No223174.7
3) Not sure54918.4
Missing208 
TOTAL2986100.0
25) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Support of a jail or prison chaplain (JAILCHAP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82027.3
2) No158552.8
3) Not sure59919.9
Missing190 
TOTAL3004100.0
26) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Support of a police chaplain (COPCHAP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2849.5
2) No206469.3
3) Not sure63021.2
Missing216 
TOTAL2978100.0
27) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Services to prisoners (e.g., visitations, Bible study classes) (PRSNSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80226.7
2) No161053.6
3) Not sure59419.8
Missing188 
TOTAL3006100.0
28) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- "Halfway house" ministry or other programs for former prisoners or parolees (EXCONHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33311.1
2) No204568.3
3) Not sure61720.6
Missing199 
TOTAL2995100.0
29) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Programs for crime victims and their families (VICTMHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2889.6
2) No208269.4
3) Not sure63021.0
Missing194 
TOTAL3000100.0
30) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Programs for drug addicts (DRUGPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59119.7
2) No182761.0
3) Not sure57719.3
Missing199 
TOTAL2995100.0
31) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Programs for the families of prisoners (such as hospitality, transportation for visits) (PRISNFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31310.4
2) No206168.6
3) Not sure62920.9
Missing191 
TOTAL3003100.0
32) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Job placement programs for former prisoners (JOBPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1484.9
2) No224374.7
3) Not sure61320.4
Missing190 
TOTAL3004100.0
33) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Victim-offender reconciliation programs (RECONCLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes963.2
2) No230176.8
3) Not sure60020.0
Missing197 
TOTAL2997100.0
34) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. - Conflict-resolution programs (CNFCTHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52617.7
2) No181061.0
3) Not sure63121.3
Missing227 
TOTAL2967100.0
35) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Special youth programs for troubled teenagers (YUTHPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55718.7
2) No182661.3
3) Not sure59720.0
Missing214 
TOTAL2980100.0
36) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Temporary shelter and counseling for victims of family violence (TMPSHLTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85328.4
2) No159052.9
3) Not sure56218.7
Missing189 
TOTAL3005100.0
37) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Organized effort to advocate for changes in the criminal justice system (CJCHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1264.2
2) No225875.1
3) Not sure62120.7
Missing189 
TOTAL3005100.0
38) Presbyterian congregations have organized or supported various programs and activities related to criminal justice. Please indicate whether or not, in the past two years, your own congregation has been directly involved with the following program or activity listed below. -- Work on criminal justice system-related legislation (CJLEGIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1525.1
2) No220973.7
3) Not sure63621.2
Missing197 
TOTAL2997100.0
39) In the past two years, did you personally participate in any of the criminal justice-related activities and programs in which your congregation was involved? (PARTICPT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82227.5
2) No216872.5
Missing204 
TOTAL2990100.0
40) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PERSONALLY PARTICIPATED IN CRIMINAL-JUSTICE-RELATED ACTIVIITES: Please indicate the congregation-sponsored activities or programs in which you personally participated -- First answer (PARTIC1)
TOTAL%
1) Lecture or other presentation on issues of criminal justice (one event, not part of a series) 14217.0
2) Study group or series dealing with any issue of criminal justice698.3
3) Studies on alternatives to imprisonment101.2
4) Racism education, especially as related to the criminal justice system576.8
5) Court-watching or other "hands-on" experience293.5
6) Support of a jail or prison chaplain9411.3
7) Support of a police chaplain293.5
8) Services to prisoners (e.g., visitations, Bible study classes)10112.1
9) "Halfway house" ministry or other programs for former prisoners or parolees192.3
10) Programs for crime victims and their families242.9
11) Programs for drug addicts425.0
12) Programs for the families of prisoners (such as hospitality, transportation for visits)313.7
13) Job placement programs for former prisoners101.2
14) Victim-offender reconciliation programs91.1
15) Conflict-resolution programs445.3
16) Special youth programs for troubled teenagers283.4
17) Temporary shelter and counseling for victims of family violence8510.2
18) Organized effort to advocate for changes in the criminal justice system40.5
19) Work on criminal justice system-related legislation70.8
Missing2360 
TOTAL834100.0
41) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PERSONALLY PARTICIPATED IN CRIMINAL-JUSTICE-RELATED ACTIVIITES: Please indicate the congregation-sponsored activities or programs in which you personally participated -- Second answer (PARTIC2)
TOTAL%
1) Lecture or other presentation on issues of criminal justice (one event, not part of a series)224.4
2) Study group or series dealing with any issue of criminal justice408.0
3) Studies on alternatives to imprisonment71.4
4) Racism education, especially as related to the criminal justice system499.8
5) Court-watching or other "hands-on" experience122.4
6) Support of a jail or prison chaplain469.2
7) Support of a police chaplain173.4
8) Services to prisoners (e.g., visitations, Bible study classes)6813.5
9) "Halfway house" ministry or other programs for former prisoners or parolees204.0
10) Programs for crime victims and their families122.4
11) Programs for drug addicts275.4
12) Programs for the families of prisoners (such as hospitality, transportation for visits)183.6
13) Job placement programs for former prisoners91.8
14) Victim-offender reconciliation programs30.6
15) Conflict-resolution programs5110.2
16) Special youth programs for troubled teenagers336.6
17) Temporary shelter and counseling for victims of family violence5310.6
18) Organized effort to advocate for changes in the criminal justice system91.8
19) Work on criminal justice system-related legislation61.2
Missing2692 
TOTAL502100.0
42) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PERSONALLY PARTICIPATED IN CRIMINAL-JUSTICE-RELATED ACTIVIITES: Please indicate the congregation-sponsored activities or programs in which you personally participated -- Third answer (PARTIC3)
TOTAL%
1) Lecture or other presentation on issues of criminal justice (one event, not part of a series)205.9
2) Study group or series dealing with any issue of criminal justice216.2
3) Studies on alternatives to imprisonment51.5
4) Racism education, especially as related to the criminal justice system236.8
5) Court-watching or other "hands-on" experience103.0
6) Support of a jail or prison chaplain175.0
7) Support of a police chaplain92.7
8) Services to prisoners (e.g., visitations, Bible study classes)308.9
9) "Halfway house" ministry or other programs for former prisoners or parolees103.0
10) Programs for crime victims and their families123.6
11) Programs for drug addicts205.9
12) Programs for the families of prisoners (such as hospitality, transportation for visits)185.3
13) Job placement programs for former prisoners92.7
14) Victim-offender reconciliation programs30.9
15) Conflict-resolution programs3911.6
16) Special youth programs for troubled teenagers247.1
17) Temporary shelter and counseling for victims of family violence5115.1
18) Organized effort to advocate for changes in the criminal justice system61.8
19) Work on criminal justice system-related legislation103.0
Missing2857 
TOTAL337100.0
43) The Criminal Justice Program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) produces several printed resources. Please indicate your level of familiarity with the following resource, prior to receiving this questionnaire. -- Justice Jottings newsletter (NEWSLETR)
TOTAL%
1) Read or used the resource49115.8
2) Aware of resource but not used/read it45914.8
3) Not aware of resource216169.5
Missing83 
TOTAL3111100.0
44) The Criminal Justice Program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) produces several printed resources. Please indicate your level of familiarity with the following resource, prior to receiving this questionnaire. -- Program Guide(s) for Criminal Justice Sunday (PROGGIDE)
TOTAL%
1) Read or used the resource37312.1
2) Aware of resource but not used/read it69922.6
3) Not aware of resource202065.3
Missing102 
TOTAL3092100.0
45) The Criminal Justice Program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) produces several printed resources. Please indicate your level of familiarity with the following resource, prior to receiving this questionnaire. -- Restorative Justice: Toward Non-Violence (RESTOREJ)
TOTAL%
1) Read or used the resource1173.8
2) Aware of resource but not used/read it43314.1
3) Not aware of resource251782.1
Missing127 
TOTAL3067100.0
46) The Criminal Justice Program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) produces several printed resources. Please indicate your level of familiarity with the following resource, prior to receiving this questionnaire. -- Standing in the Need of Prayer: Devotions for Christians in Prison (STNDPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Read or used the resource1093.5
2) Aware of resource but not used/read it39512.8
3) Not aware of resource257783.6
Missing113 
TOTAL3081100.0
47) The Criminal Justice Program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) produces several printed resources. Please indicate your level of familiarity with the following resource, prior to receiving this questionnaire. -- Beyond Fear workshop and packet (NOFEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Read or used the resource742.4
2) Aware of resource but not used/read it36711.9
3) Not aware of resource263985.7
Missing114 
TOTAL3080100.0
48) The Criminal Justice Program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) produces several printed resources. Please indicate your level of familiarity with the following resource, prior to receiving this questionnaire. -- Hope, Respect, Reconciliation: A Christian Response to Gun Violence (HOPERESP)
TOTAL%
1) Read or used the resource973.1
2) Aware of resource but not used/read it36711.9
3) Not aware of resource263285.0
Missing98 
TOTAL3096100.0
49) The Criminal Justice Program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) produces several printed resources. Please indicate your level of familiarity with the following resource, prior to receiving this questionnaire. -- Victims of Crime: A Christian Perspective (VICTIMS)
TOTAL%
1) Read or used the resource1284.1
2) Aware of resource but not used/read it39512.8
3) Not aware of resource257083.1
Missing101 
TOTAL3093100.0
50) The Criminal Justice Program is considering the development of additional print resources. How interested would you be in resources on the following topic? -- Ministry in prisons (PRISNMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested3029.7
2) Interested135843.7
3) Not very interested109235.1
4) Not at all interested35611.5
Missing86 
TOTAL3108100.0
51) The Criminal Justice Program is considering the development of additional print resources. How interested would you be in resources on the following topic? -- Ministry specifically with Presbyterians in prison (PRESPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested2227.2
2) Interested118338.4
3) Not very interested125940.9
4) Not at all interested41713.5
Missing113 
TOTAL3081100.0
52) The Criminal Justice Program is considering the development of additional print resources. How interested would you be in resources on the following topic? -- Responses to a new prison being built in your community (NEWPRISN)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested2949.5
2) Interested109335.4
3) Not very interested121239.3
4) Not at all interested48815.8
Missing107 
TOTAL3087100.0
53) The Criminal Justice Program is considering the development of additional print resources. How interested would you be in resources on the following topic? -- Ministry with children of incarcerated parents (INCARPAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested47115.2
2) Interested165953.4
3) Not very interested73323.6
4) Not at all interested2437.8
Missing88 
TOTAL3106100.0
54) The Criminal Justice Program is considering the development of additional print resources. How interested would you be in resources on the following topic? -- Prison chaplaincy as a vocation (CHAPJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested1183.8
2) Interested48415.7
3) Not very interested138445.0
4) Not at all interested108835.4
Missing120 
TOTAL3074100.0
55) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The criminal justice system in the United States is working pretty well. (CJWORKS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree120.4
2) Agree1815.7
3) Both agree and disagree85627.1
4) Disagree124839.5
5) Strongly disagree81325.8
6) Don't know461.5
Missing38 
TOTAL3156100.0
56) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- If the law fails to do what is just, individuals should feel free to seek their own vengeance. (VENGENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree321.0
2) Agree210.7
3) Both agree and disagree1725.5
4) Disagree105233.4
5) Strongly disagree185258.9
6) Don't know170.5
Missing48 
TOTAL3146100.0
57) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Wrong-doers are punished by God in this life. (PNISHNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree541.7
2) Agree34811.1
3) Both agree and disagree94730.3
4) Disagree79625.5
5) Strongly disagree59619.1
6) Don't know38312.3
Missing70 
TOTAL3124100.0
58) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Wrong-doers are punished by God in the next life. (PNISHLTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31210.1
2) Agree85627.6
3) Both agree and disagree68522.1
4) Disagree32610.5
5) Strongly disagree2658.5
6) Don't know65821.2
Missing92 
TOTAL3102100.0
59) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The Bible teaches that vengeance is something best left to God. (GODREVNG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree102833.0
2) Agree142545.7
3) Both agree and disagree38212.3
4) Disagree1233.9
5) Strongly disagree531.7
6) Don't know1073.4
Missing76 
TOTAL3118100.0
60) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The criminal justice system is often a mirror for trends and problems in the rest of society. (MIRORSOC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree56918.0
2) Agree159550.6
3) Both agree and disagree57118.1
4) Disagree1294.1
5) Strongly disagree260.8
6) Don't know2648.4
Missing40 
TOTAL3154100.0
61) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The criminal justice system is often unfairly blamed for problems that originate elsewhere in society. (GETBLAME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35811.4
2) Agree141444.9
3) Both agree and disagree89428.4
4) Disagree2387.6
5) Strongly disagree381.2
6) Don't know2076.6
Missing45 
TOTAL3149100.0
62) Compared to two (2) years ago, to what extent, if any, do you think the United States has changed in terms of racism? (RACISM)
TOTAL%
1) Has increased112035.5
2) Not much change168053.2
3) Has decreased3009.5
4) Don't know581.8
Missing36 
TOTAL3158100.0
63) Compared to two (2) years ago, to what extent, if any, do you think the United States has changed in terms of violence, in general? (VIOLENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Has increased269084.7
2) Not much change43313.6
3) Has decreased210.7
4) Don't know321.0
Missing18 
TOTAL3176100.0
64) Compared to two (2) years ago, to what extent, if any, do you think the United States has changed in terms of violence involving guns? (GUNFITE)
TOTAL%
1) Has increased273386.1
2) Not much change38212.0
3) Has decreased210.7
4) Don't know391.2
Missing19 
TOTAL3175100.0
65) Compared to two (2) years ago, to what extent, if any, do you think the United States has changed in terms of police brutality? (COPBRUTL)
TOTAL%
1) Has increased94529.9
2) Not much change161651.1
3) Has decreased31910.1
4) Don't know2849.0
Missing30 
TOTAL3164100.0
66) Compared to two (2) years ago, to what extent, if any, do you think the United States has changed in terms of danger to the average citizen? (CITZNDNG)
TOTAL%
1) Has increased238875.3
2) Not much change71222.5
3) Has decreased250.8
4) Don't know461.5
Missing23 
TOTAL3171100.0
67) Compared to two (2) years ago, to what extent, if any, do you think the United States has changed in terms of fear of crime? (FEARCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Has increased270585.3
2) Not much change41513.1
3) Has decreased200.6
4) Don't know331.0
Missing21 
TOTAL3173100.0
68) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. Is there more crime in the U.S. than there was a year ago, or less? (USCRIME)
TOTAL%
1) More crime251079.2
2) Less crime832.6
3) Not sure57518.2
Missing26 
TOTAL3168100.0
69) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. Is there more crime in your area than there was a year ago, or less? (AREACRIM)
TOTAL%
1) More crime216568.6
2) Less crime2247.1
3) Not sure76824.3
Missing37 
TOTAL3157100.0
70) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent is the breakdown of the family and social values responsible for crime in the United States? (FAMBREAK)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent196661.9
2) Great extent92129.0
3) Some extent2668.4
4) Little or no extent140.4
5) Don't know80.3
Missing19 
TOTAL3175100.0
71) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent is the following factor responsible for crime in the United States? -- Courts are too lenient. (CORTRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent51516.4
2) Great extent79625.3
3) Some extent129741.2
4) Little or no extent45114.3
5) Don't know902.9
Missing45 
TOTAL3149100.0
72) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent are drugs responsible for crime in the United States? (DRUGRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent196561.8
2) Great extent101331.8
3) Some extent1916.0
4) Little or no extent70.2
5) Don't know60.2
Missing12 
TOTAL3182100.0
73) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent are guns responsible for crime in the United States? (GUNRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent144345.5
2) Great extent97830.8
3) Some extent60519.1
4) Little or no extent1314.1
5) Don't know170.5
Missing20 
TOTAL3174100.0
74) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent is the justice system responsible for crime in the United States? (JSRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent32510.3
2) Great extent76524.3
3) Some extent160050.8
4) Little or no extent32010.2
5) Don't know1374.4
Missing47 
TOTAL3147100.0
75) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent is lack of education responsible for crime in the United States? (EDUCRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent68121.5
2) Great extent118237.3
3) Some extent110334.8
4) Little or no extent1635.1
5) Don't know391.2
Missing26 
TOTAL3168100.0
76) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent is poverty responsible for crime in the United States? (POVRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent88327.9
2) Great extent105033.2
3) Some extent102132.3
4) Little or no extent1926.1
5) Don't know160.5
Missing32 
TOTAL3162100.0
77) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent is the following factor responsible for crime in the United States? -- Punishment is too lax. (LAXRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent59218.7
2) Great extent71722.7
3) Some extent120738.2
4) Little or no extent52216.5
5) Don't know1203.8
Missing36 
TOTAL3158100.0
78) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent is television violence responsible for crime in the United States? (TVRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent106333.7
2) Great extent98931.3
3) Some extent93129.5
4) Little or no extent1344.2
5) Don't know401.3
Missing37 
TOTAL3157100.0
79) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In your opinion, to what extent is unemployment responsible for crime in the United States? (UNEMRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great extent69222.3
2) Great extent108134.8
3) Some extent112736.3
4) Little or no extent1735.6
5) Don't know341.1
Missing87 
TOTAL3107100.0
80) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. To lower the crime rate in the U.S., some people think additional money and effort should go to addressing the social and economic problems that lead to crime, through better education and job training. Others feel money and effort should go to deterring crime by improving law enforcement with more prisons, police and judges. Which comes closer to your view? (CRIMVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Attack social and economic problems228474.5
2) Improve law enforcement51716.9
3) No opinion1414.6
4) Both attack social and economic problems and improve law enforcement1224.0
Missing130 
TOTAL3064100.0
81) In dealing with persons who are in prison, do you think it is more important to punish them for their crimes or more important to restore them as productive members of the community? (PNSHPEPL)
TOTAL%
1) To punish them45314.8
2) To restore them200465.6
3) Not sure49016.0
4) Both punish and restore them1093.6
Missing138 
TOTAL3056100.0
82) In your opinion, does your state need more prisons? (NEEDPRSN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes154552.3
2) No140847.7
Missing241 
TOTAL2953100.0
83) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO FEEL THEIR STATE NEEDS MORE PRISONS: How willing are you to pay higher taxes to build more prisons? (PRISNTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Very willing40524.5
2) Somewhat willing95457.8
3) Not at all willing1539.3
4) Not sure1398.4
Missing1543 
TOTAL1651100.0
84) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. In general, do you feel that the laws covering the sale of firearms should be made more strict, less strict, or kept as they are now? (LIMITGUN)
TOTAL%
1) More strict270885.3
2) Less strict371.2
3) Kept as they are33810.7
4) Not sure902.8
Missing21 
TOTAL3173100.0
85) Please respond to the following question, which has been asked in exactly the same way in a recent Gallup Poll. Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder? (DEATHPEN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor149347.4
2) Oppose105833.6
3) Not sure60219.1
Missing41 
TOTAL3153100.0
86) To what extent are you familiar with the criminal justice programs and facilities (e.g., prisons, jails, courts, legal aid) in your own community (town, city or county)? (KNOWPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar31610.0
2) Somewhat familiar135842.9
3) Not very familiar129440.9
4) Not at all familiar1996.3
Missing27 
TOTAL3167100.0
87) Over the past two years, in what ways (if any) have you personally been involved in criminal justice issues and concerns in your own community? (ASVICTIM)
TOTAL%
1) As a victim of crime392100.0
Missing2802 
TOTAL392100.0
88) Over the past two years, in what ways (if any) have you personally been involved in criminal justice issues and concerns in your own community? (ASVOLNTR)
TOTAL%
1) As a volunteer working with prisoners235100.0
Missing2959 
TOTAL235100.0
89) Over the past two years, in what ways (if any) have you personally been involved in criminal justice issues and concerns in your own community? (ASADVOCT)
TOTAL%
1) As an advocate of reform of the criminal justice system (e.g., death penalty, prison reform)194100.0
Missing3000 
TOTAL194100.0
90) Over the past two years, in what ways (if any) have you personally been involved in criminal justice issues and concerns in your own community? (ASCRIMIN)
TOTAL%
1) As one charged with a criminal act16100.0
Missing3178 
TOTAL16100.0
91) Over the past two years, in what ways (if any) have you personally been involved in criminal justice issues and concerns in your own community? (ASPROFES)
TOTAL%
1) Through my job or profession (e.g., lawyer, law officer, social worker)643100.0
Missing2551 
TOTAL643100.0
92) Over the past two years, in what ways (if any) have you personally been involved in criminal justice issues and concerns in your own community? (ASJURIST)
TOTAL%
1) As a member of a jury482100.0
Missing2712 
TOTAL482100.0
93) Over the past two years, in what ways (if any) have you personally been involved in criminal justice issues and concerns in your own community? (ASOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Other284100.0
Missing2910 
TOTAL284100.0
94) Sample type: (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members80025.1
2) Elders84926.6
3) Pastors107533.7
4) Specialized clergy46814.7
Missing2 
TOTAL3192100.0
95) Identification number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL318524754.34110020
96) Renumbered identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL318324510.43410052
97) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL316827.21214
98) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South 112935.6
2) West 50015.8
3) Northeast 66120.8
4) Midwest88127.8
Missing23 
TOTAL3171100.0
99) Pin number (PIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL31808027.027726
100) Date survey received (DATE)
TOTAL%
104) 40.1
109) 20.1
112) 20.1
123) 10.0
223) 10.0
301) 10.0
1002) 10.0
1004) 140.4
1005) 10.0
1006) 10.0
1008) 20.1
1009) 50515.9
1010) 1253.9
1011) 20.1
1012) 37211.7
1016) 43713.8
1018) 1193.7
1020) 10.0
1022) 20.1
1023) 57518.1
1025) 551.7
1026) 10.0
1029) 2618.2
1030) 902.8
1101) 170.5
1102) 200.6
1105) 180.6
1107) 912.9
1109) 692.2
1112) 20.1
1114) 993.1
1115) 30.1
1116) 190.6
1119) 321.0
1120) 401.3
1123) 20.1
1126) 581.8
1127) 300.9
1128) 10.0
1129) 150.5
1202) 10.0
1203) 130.4
1204) 210.7
1212) 140.4
1214) 30.1
1220) 30.1
1221) 120.4
1227) 20.1
1228) 150.5
3006) 10.0
Missing18 
TOTAL3176100.0
101) 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 less36311.7
2) 2-3 years47415.3
3) 4-5 years35711.5
4) 6-10 years54017.4
5) 11-15 years3079.9
6) 16-25 years47015.1
7) 26 or more years59419.1
Missing89 
TOTAL3105100.0
102) How far do you live from this congregation? (CONGLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) 1 mile or less118438.3
2) 2-3 miles73923.9
3) 4-5 miles42113.6
4) 6-10 miles44014.2
5) 11-15 miles1334.3
6) 16-25 miles1053.4
7) 26 or more miles692.2
Missing103 
TOTAL3091100.0
103) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: How often do you attend your congregation's Sunday worship services? (MATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never 130.8
2) Less than once a year50.3
3) About once or twice a year251.5
4) Several times a year694.2
5) About once a month523.2
6) Two-three times a month19311.8
7) Nearly every week77447.2
8) Every week50831.0
Missing1555 
TOTAL1639100.0
104) 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 time40424.6
2) A fair amount of time70843.2
3) A little time35821.8
4) Really no time at all17010.4
Missing1554 
TOTAL1640100.0
105) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: What is the approximate number of members in this congregation? (CONGMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30801437.0692842
106) 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)78349.2
3) Deacon (currently serving on board of deacons)613.8
4) Trustee (currently serving on board of trustees)100.6
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group754.7
6) Teacher 805.0
7) Organist or choir director50.3
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force181.1
9) Member of congregational committee or task force764.8
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force100.6
11) None of the above36122.7
12) Other 1117.0
Missing1604 
TOTAL1590100.0
107) 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)50.6
4) Trustee (currently serving on board of trustees)708.9
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group8610.9
6) Teacher 14818.8
7) Organist or choir director162.0
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force17121.7
9) Member of congregational committee or task force14918.9
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force222.8
11) None of the above10.1
12) Other 11815.0
13) More than four listed10.1
Missing2407 
TOTAL787100.0
108) 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 group133.5
6) Teacher 4311.5
7) Organist or choir director82.1
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force8222.0
9) Member of congregational committee or task force11129.8
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force3810.2
11) None of the above10.3
12) Other 7720.6
Missing2821 
TOTAL373100.0
109) 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) Teacher 10.7
7) Organist or choir director10.7
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force128.7
9) Member of congregational committee or task force3525.4
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force2518.1
12) Other 3928.3
13) More than four listed2518.1
Missing3056 
TOTAL138100.0
110) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Have you been baptized? (MBAPTIZD)
TOTAL%
1) No 100.6
2) Yes163199.4
Missing1553 
TOTAL1641100.0
111) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you baptized in a Presbyterian church? (MPRESBPT)
TOTAL%
1) No 83151.4
2) Yes78548.6
Missing1578 
TOTAL1616100.0
112) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: How old were you when you were baptized? (MBAPTAGE)
TOTAL%
1) One year or younger69144.0
2) Two to three years553.5
3) Four to five years301.9
4) Six to ten years1298.2
5) Eleven to fifteen years29518.8
6) Sixteen to twenty-five years1107.0
7) Twenty-six years or older25916.5
Missing1625 
TOTAL1569100.0
113) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Have you been confirmed? (MCONFIRM)
TOTAL%
1) No 33421.2
2) Yes124078.8
Missing1620 
TOTAL1574100.0
114) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you confirmed in a Presbyterian church? (MCONFBPT)
TOTAL%
1) No 46336.3
2) Yes81363.7
Missing1918 
TOTAL1276100.0
115) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you raised in the congregation you currently belong to? (MRSDCURR)
TOTAL%
1) No 136583.1
2) Yes27816.9
Missing1551 
TOTAL1643100.0
116) 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) Yes 32032.4
2) No66767.6
Missing2207 
TOTAL987100.0
117) 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) Yes 70563.7
2) No40136.3
Missing2088 
TOTAL1106100.0
118) 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) Yes 20220.7
2) No77379.3
Missing2219 
TOTAL975100.0
119) 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) Yes 39638.7
2) No62861.3
Missing2170 
TOTAL1024100.0
120) 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) Yes 434.6
2) No88295.4
Missing2269 
TOTAL925100.0
121) 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) Yes 41342.9
2) No55057.1
Missing2231 
TOTAL963100.0
122) 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) Yes 23324.2
2) No73075.8
Missing2231 
TOTAL963100.0
123) 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.1189.8
2) I was looking for a Presbyterian church.40834.0
3) I was introduced by a relative who is/was a member of the congregation.14712.2
4) I was introduced by a friend/neighbor/acquaintance who is/was a member of the congregation.22819.0
5) I was one of the charter members.252.1
6) I heard of read about the church and decided to try it.12910.7
7) The pastor visited or called me.1089.0
8) More than one above90.7
9) None of the above282.3
10) Other10.1
Missing1993 
TOTAL1201100.0
124) 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) Yes 54751.2
2) No52148.8
Missing2126 
TOTAL1068100.0
125) 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) Yes 42640.6
2) No62359.4
Missing2145 
TOTAL1049100.0
126) 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) Yes 50545.6
2) No60254.4
Missing2087 
TOTAL1107100.0
127) 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) Yes 14113.8
2) No88186.2
Missing2172 
TOTAL1022100.0
128) 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) Yes 37536.0
2) No66764.0
Missing2152 
TOTAL1042100.0
129) 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) Yes 102187.3
2) No14812.7
Missing2025 
TOTAL1169100.0
130) 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) Yes 89978.7
2) No24321.3
Missing2052 
TOTAL1142100.0
131) 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) Yes 89378.9
2) No23921.1
Missing2062 
TOTAL1132100.0
132) 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) Yes 15014.6
2) No88085.4
Missing2164 
TOTAL1030100.0
133) 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) Yes 21521.2
2) No80078.8
Missing2179 
TOTAL1015100.0
134) 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) Yes 76669.4
2) No33830.6
Missing2090 
TOTAL1104100.0
135) 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.796.1
2) My children enjoyed the activities of this congregation.413.2
3) It was the closest Presbyterian church.15712.2
4) It was the closest church.231.8
5) Friends invited me to join.433.3
6) I found the members very friendly.24619.1
7) I found the pastor's sermons to be very meaningful.17413.5
8) I was impressed by the pastor.18214.1
9) I married a member of the congregation.1229.5
10) I was impressed by how active the church was in social justice issues.161.2
11) The congregation seemed spiritually alive.13410.4
12) More than one listed443.4
13) None of the above listed282.2
Missing1905 
TOTAL1289100.0
136) During your life, have you ever belonged to a congregation that was affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (NOPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) No 161150.8
2) Yes156149.2
Missing22 
TOTAL3172100.0
137) How many years have you been a Presbyterian? (PRESBYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less261.7
2) 2-3 years372.4
3) 4-5 years644.1
4) 6-10 years17611.3
5) 11-15 years18511.9
6) 16-25 years35222.7
7) 26-49 years62540.2
8) 50 or more years895.7
Missing1640 
TOTAL1554100.0
138) 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) Baptist 31320.2
2) Methodist 47030.4
3) Lutheran 1278.2
4) Episcopal 915.9
5) United Church of Christ1298.3
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)634.1
7) Roman Catholic 764.9
8) Reformed churches452.9
9) Other Presbyterian40.3
11) Other 18211.8
12) More than one of these452.9
13) None of these20.1
Missing1647 
TOTAL1547100.0
139) Please indicate the other denomination(s) to which you have belonged. Second mention (DENOMA2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist 20.2
2) Methodist 747.2
3) Lutheran 50.5
4) Episcopal 60.6
5) United Church of Christ424.1
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)30.3
7) Roman Catholic 151.5
8) Reformed churches111.1
9) Other Presbyterian30.3
11) Other 817.9
13) None of these78476.4
Missing2168 
TOTAL1026100.0
140) 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) Baptist 1835.9
2) Methodist 107734.5
3) Lutheran 2327.4
4) Episcopal 2718.7
5) United Church of Christ74823.9
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)1213.9
7) Roman Catholic 250.8
8) Reformed churches581.9
9) Other Presbyterian30.1
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)341.1
11) Other 2307.4
12) More than one of these311.0
13) None of these622.0
14) Undecided511.6
Missing68 
TOTAL3126100.0
141) 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.762.4
2) I sometimes base such decisions on my religious faith but definitely do not most of the time.1534.8
3) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, but usually in a general, unconscious way.112235.5
4) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, and I usually consciously attempt to make them so.180157.0
10) Circled 3 and 450.2
14) Not applicable10.0
Missing36 
TOTAL3158100.0
142) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal saviour? (EVANGOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No 64120.3
2) Yes252279.7
Missing31 
TOTAL3163100.0
143) 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) No 134042.6
2) Yes 176155.9
3) Miscellaneous60.2
4) Not sure 20.1
5) Multiple experiences391.2
Missing46 
TOTAL3148100.0
144) 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) Yes 168053.8
2) No 104233.4
3) Don't know39812.8
Missing74 
TOTAL3120100.0
145) 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) Yes 159951.2
2) No 105433.8
3) Don't know46915.0
Missing72 
TOTAL3122100.0
146) 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) Yes 173055.1
2) No 105833.7
3) Don't know34911.1
Missing57 
TOTAL3137100.0
147) 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) Agree 258781.7
2) Disagree 56317.8
3) Don't know150.5
Missing29 
TOTAL3165100.0
148) 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) Agree 154448.9
2) Disagree 156049.4
3) Don't know531.7
Missing37 
TOTAL3157100.0
149) 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) Agree 185258.6
2) Disagree 114236.1
3) Don't know1685.3
Missing32 
TOTAL3162100.0
150) 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) Agree 138643.9
2) Disagree 121838.6
3) Don't know55317.5
Missing37 
TOTAL3157100.0
151) 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.31610.0
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.272486.2
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men and women.973.1
4) Circled 1 and 210.0
6) Circled 2 and 3130.4
7) Circled 1, 2, and 310.0
8) None of the above70.2
9) Not sure20.1
Missing33 
TOTAL3161100.0
152) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing there is a God (BELIEV1)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important264983.7
2) Important 47314.9
3) Not very important341.1
4) Not important at all100.3
Missing28 
TOTAL3166100.0
153) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing that God loves me (BELIEV2)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important263883.3
2) Important 46414.7
3) Not very important511.6
4) Not important at all120.4
Missing29 
TOTAL3165100.0
154) How important is the following to you personally? - Trying to lead a good Christian life (BELIEV3)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important178556.6
2) Important 132342.0
3) Not very important421.3
4) Not important at all30.1
Missing41 
TOTAL3153100.0
155) How important is the following to you personally? - Helping others who are in need (BELIEV4)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important153848.8
2) Important 157049.8
3) Not very important431.4
Missing43 
TOTAL3151100.0
156) How important is the following to you personally? - Accepting Jesus Christ as my personal saviour (BELIEV5)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important212967.5
2) Important 79325.2
3) Not very important1805.7
4) Not important at all501.6
Missing42 
TOTAL3152100.0
157) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing the distinctive doctrines of the Presbyterian Church (BELIEV6)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important2066.5
2) Important 196762.3
3) Not very important90628.7
4) Not important at all792.5
Missing36 
TOTAL3158100.0
158) How important is the following to you personally? - Attending worship services (BELIEV7)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important132241.9
2) Important 168553.4
3) Not very important1354.3
4) Not important at all120.4
Missing40 
TOTAL3154100.0
159) How important is the following to you personally? - Working to bring about social justice (BELIEV8)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important78124.9
2) Important 187359.8
3) Not very important43914.0
4) Not important at all401.3
Missing61 
TOTAL3133100.0
160) How important is the following to you personally? - Telling others about Jesus (BELIEV9)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important93329.8
2) Important 167853.6
3) Not very important46114.7
4) Not important at all611.9
Missing61 
TOTAL3133100.0
161) How important is the following to you personally? - Belonging to this particular denomination (BELIEV10)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important2778.8
2) Important 188959.9
3) Not very important85627.2
4) Not important at all1304.1
Missing42 
TOTAL3152100.0
162) How important is the following to you personally? - Church membership, in general (BELIEV11)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important103632.9
2) Important 186559.3
3) Not very important2247.1
4) Not important at all210.7
Missing48 
TOTAL3146100.0
163) How important is the following to you personally? - Religion in my life (BELIEV12)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important187259.3
2) Important 117937.3
3) Not very important882.8
4) Not important at all180.6
Missing37 
TOTAL3157100.0
164) How important is the following to you personally? - Socializing with persons with similar values (BELIEV13)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important44614.1
2) Important 196061.8
3) Not very important67621.3
4) Not important at all872.7
Missing25 
TOTAL3169100.0
165) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Mother - Father. (GODIMAG1)
TOTAL%
1) Mother 70.2
2) 250.8
3) 491.6
4) 89628.8
5) 41713.4
6) 38412.3
7) Father133242.8
Missing84 
TOTAL3110100.0
166) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Master - Spouse. (GODIMAG2)
TOTAL%
1) Master 136745.6
2) 54318.1
3) 38212.7
4) 43214.4
5) 1194.0
6) 913.0
7) Spouse662.2
Missing194 
TOTAL3000100.0
167) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Judge - Lover. (GODIMAG3)
TOTAL%
1) Judge 73224.4
2) 2207.3
3) 2759.2
4) 97132.4
5) 32110.7
6) 30810.3
7) Lover1715.7
Missing196 
TOTAL2998100.0
168) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Friend - King. (GODIMAG4)
TOTAL%
1) Friend 70423.4
2) 34711.6
3) 2849.5
4) 99233.0
5) 2438.1
6) 1364.5
7) King2989.9
Missing190 
TOTAL3004100.0
169) 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 agree1223.9
2) Agree 2698.6
3) Neither agree or disagree55617.7
4) Disagree 108534.6
5) Strongly disagree110735.3
Missing55 
TOTAL3139100.0
170) 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 agree99031.6
2) Agree 156650.0
3) Neither agree or disagree32110.2
4) Disagree 1865.9
5) Strongly disagree722.3
Missing59 
TOTAL3135100.0
171) 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 agree351.1
2) Agree 692.2
3) Neither agree or disagree3089.8
4) Disagree 152048.6
5) Strongly disagree119838.3
Missing64 
TOTAL3130100.0
172) 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 agree1695.4
2) Agree 64820.8
3) Neither agree or disagree79125.4
4) Disagree 103633.3
5) Strongly disagree46715.0
Missing83 
TOTAL3111100.0
173) 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 agree63820.2
2) Agree 105033.3
3) Neither agree or disagree42213.4
4) Disagree 71422.7
5) Strongly disagree32810.4
Missing42 
TOTAL3152100.0
174) 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 agree48115.3
2) Agree 140244.6
3) Neither agree or disagree76824.5
4) Disagree 41913.3
5) Strongly disagree712.3
Missing53 
TOTAL3141100.0
175) 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 agree119537.9
2) Agree 99631.6
3) Neither agree or disagree46014.6
4) Disagree 41513.2
5) Strongly disagree892.8
Missing39 
TOTAL3155100.0
176) 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 agree54117.2
2) Agree 95530.4
3) Neither agree or disagree58718.7
4) Disagree 71622.8
5) Strongly disagree34310.9
Missing52 
TOTAL3142100.0
177) 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 agree42413.5
2) Agree 61419.6
3) Neither agree or disagree56718.1
4) Disagree 107434.2
5) Strongly disagree45714.6
Missing58 
TOTAL3136100.0
178) 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 agree55017.5
2) Agree 112135.7
3) Neither agree or disagree54317.3
4) Disagree 74823.9
5) Strongly disagree1745.5
Missing58 
TOTAL3136100.0
179) 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 agree52516.7
2) Agree 159150.7
3) Neither agree or disagree35811.4
4) Disagree 54717.4
5) Strongly disagree1193.8
Missing54 
TOTAL3140100.0
180) 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 agree36511.6
2) Agree 97731.1
3) Neither agree or disagree62019.7
4) Disagree 88928.3
5) Strongly disagree2909.2
Missing53 
TOTAL3141100.0
181) 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 agree1444.6
2) Agree 100832.1
3) Neither agree or disagree70822.6
4) Disagree127640.7
Missing58 
TOTAL3136100.0
182) 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 agree2989.5
2) Agree 112235.6
3) Neither agree or disagree42613.5
4) Disagree130341.4
Missing45 
TOTAL3149100.0
183) 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 agree37311.9
2) Agree 120438.3
3) Neither agree or disagree38212.1
4) Disagree118637.7
Missing49 
TOTAL3145100.0
184) 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 agree361.1
2) Agree 68321.7
3) Neither agree or disagree101832.3
4) Disagree 120638.3
5) Strongly disagree2066.5
Missing45 
TOTAL3149100.0
185) 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 agree541.7
2) Agree 54617.4
3) Neither agree or disagree94130.0
4) Disagree 132342.2
5) Strongly disagree2748.7
Missing56 
TOTAL3138100.0
186) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female 109634.5
2) Male207965.5
Missing19 
TOTAL3175100.0
187) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL317052.31113
188) 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 farm3149.9
2) On a farm882.8
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)106833.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)45714.4
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city2608.2
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)36611.6
7) In a suburb near a large city61519.4
Missing26 
TOTAL3168100.0
189) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 273386.1
2) Not married44313.9
Missing18 
TOTAL3176100.0
190) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Have you had a previous marriage? (PREVMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No 231685.6
2) Yes, I was widowed642.4
3) Yes, I was divorced32412.0
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced30.1
Missing487 
TOTAL2707100.0
191) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT MARRIED: Have you ever been married? (EVERMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No16737.9
2) Yes, I was widowed13731.1
3) Yes, I was divorced13430.4
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced30.7
Missing2753 
TOTAL441100.0
192) 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) Baptist 30711.4
2) Methodist 42115.6
3) Lutheran 1636.0
4) Episcopal 883.3
5) United Church of Christ1114.1
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)491.8
7) Roman Catholic 1947.2
8) Reformed churches461.7
9) Other Presbyterian50.2
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)109840.7
11) Other 1475.5
12) More than one of these40.1
13) None of these592.2
14) Don't know40.1
Missing498 
TOTAL2696100.0
193) 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) Baptist 10.1
2) Methodist 71.0
3) Lutheran 30.4
4) Episcopal 10.1
5) United Church of Christ40.6
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.1
7) Roman Catholic 30.4
9) Other Presbyterian10.1
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)365.4
11) Other 60790.9
12) More than one of these20.3
13) None of these20.3
Missing2526 
TOTAL668100.0
194) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED OR THOSE WHO WERE PREVIOUSLY MARRIED: Current church affiliation of spouse (SPCURAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist 120.9
2) Methodist 201.5
3) Lutheran 60.5
4) Episcopal 40.3
5) United Church of Christ30.2
7) Romans Catholic292.2
9) Other Presbyterian10.1
10) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)114087.8
11) Other141.1
13) None665.1
14) Don't know30.2
Missing1896 
TOTAL1298100.0
195) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Are you employed... (MEMPLOYD)
TOTAL%
1) Part time 22313.8
2) Full time 67741.8
3) Unemployed 110.7
4) Retired 49430.5
5) Full time homemaker17310.7
6) Self-employed40.2
7) Student 191.2
8) Other191.2
Missing1574 
TOTAL1620100.0
196) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: What is your usual occupation? (See summary documentation.) (MOCCUP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1464194.598178
197) What is the highest level of education you have attained? (EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years of formal education20.1
2) Completed eighth grade140.4
3) Some high school240.8
4) Completed high school2598.2
5) Some college37511.9
6) Graduated from college145546.0
7) Some graduate work37912.0
8) A graduate degree65420.7
Missing32 
TOTAL3162100.0
198) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE MEMBERS WHO GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR DID SOME GRADUATE WORK: Specify your major. (EDMAJORM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL96855.20126
199) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife employed... (SPEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Part time 90833.5
2) Full time 77228.5
3) Unemployed 622.3
4) Retired 43115.9
5) Full time homemaker46417.1
6) Self employed160.6
7) Student 411.5
8) Other150.6
Missing485 
TOTAL2709100.0
200) 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
TOTAL1184207.88203
201) 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 education70.3
2) Completed eighth grade170.6
3) Some high school381.4
4) Completed high school30911.5
5) Some college53920.0
6) College graduate72626.9
7) Some graduate work27410.2
8) A graduate work78529.1
Missing499 
TOTAL2695100.0
202) 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
TOTAL70056.60927
203) 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) None 51716.4
1) 1 36411.5
2) 2 106633.7
3) 3 73723.3
4) 4 33110.5
5) 5 1033.3
6) 6 or more421.3
Missing34 
TOTAL3160100.0
204) Do you have any legally adopted children? (KIDADP)
TOTAL%
1) No 288291.2
2) Yes2788.8
Missing34 
TOTAL3160100.0
205) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many adopted children do you have? (KIDADNBR)
TOTAL%
1) 1 14150.9
2) 2 10036.1
3) 3 217.6
4) 4 124.3
5) 5 20.7
6) 6 or more10.4
Missing2917 
TOTAL277100.0
206) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse have children at the time of your marriage)? (KIDSTP)
TOTAL%
1) No 283190.4
2) Yes3019.6
Missing62 
TOTAL3132100.0
207) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN: How many stepchildren do you have? (KIDSTNBR)
TOTAL%
1) 1 8327.4
2) 2 12039.6
3) 3 6521.5
4) 4 278.9
5) 5 72.3
6) 6 or more10.3
Missing2891 
TOTAL303100.0
208) 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 less1836.6
2) 6-17 years56320.3
3) 18-24 years43915.8
4) 25 years or older155756.2
5) Child deceased291.0
Missing423 
TOTAL2771100.0
209) 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 less1947.9
2) 6-17 years55122.5
3) 18-24 years37215.2
4) 25 years or older130353.2
5) Child deceased301.2
Missing744 
TOTAL2450100.0
210) 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 years926.7
2) 6-17 years24517.9
3) 18-24 years22816.6
4) 25 years or older76355.6
5) Child deceased443.2
Missing1822 
TOTAL1372100.0
211) 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 less304.9
2) 6-17 years9114.9
3) 18-24 years12420.3
4) 25 years or older34656.7
5) Child deceased193.1
Missing2584 
TOTAL610100.0
212) 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 less83.3
2) 6-17 years2811.6
3) 18-24 years6627.4
4) 25 years or older12853.1
5) Child deceased114.6
Missing2953 
TOTAL241100.0
213) 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 less11.1
2) 6-17 years1111.8
3) 18-24 years2324.7
4) 25 years or older5559.1
5) Child deceased33.2
Missing3101 
TOTAL93100.0
214) 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%
1) 5 years or less12.9
2) 6-17 years38.8
3) 18-24 years926.5
4) 25 years or older2058.8
5) Child deceased12.9
Missing3160 
TOTAL34100.0
215) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or other? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat 119137.7
2) Independent 62019.6
3) Republican 129741.1
4) Other 280.9
5) Non-voting citizen20.1
9) Not applicable180.6
Missing38 
TOTAL3156100.0
216) Which of these best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLSTAND)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal1494.7
2) Liberal 69422.0
3) Moderate 142645.2
4) Conservative82526.2
5) Very conservative561.8
9) Response not applicable40.1
Missing40 
TOTAL3154100.0
217) 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.)3069.7
2) 2 148346.9
3) 3 54617.3
4) 4 56117.7
5) 5 1916.0
6) 6 581.8
7) 7 or more90.3
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing.)100.3
Missing30 
TOTAL3164100.0
218) 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) None 46814.7
1) Spouse271785.3
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
219) 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) None 232573.0
1) 65320.5
2) 1795.6
3) 270.8
4) 10.0
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
220) 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) None 228771.8
1) 63319.9
2) 2227.0
3) 411.3
4) 20.1
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
221) 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) None 312598.1
1) 411.3
2) 150.5
3) 40.1
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
222) 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) None 315399.0
1) 220.7
2) 50.2
3) 50.2
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
223) 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) None 309797.2
1) 90.3
2) 300.9
3) 60.2
4) 210.7
5) 200.6
6) 20.1
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
224) 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) None 316899.5
1) 100.3
2) 50.2
4) 10.0
5) 10.0
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
225) 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) None 316699.4
1) 180.6
3) 10.0
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
226) 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) None 3185100.0
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
227) 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) None 311597.8
1) Friend or roommate250.8
2) More than one friend or roommate40.1
10) Cohabitant80.3
11) Cohabitant and child10.0
20) Foster child50.2
21) Two foster children60.2
30) Boarder or roomers50.2
31) Two boarders20.1
40) Foreign student60.2
41) Two foreign students10.0
50) Landlord 30.1
63) Refugee family10.0
70) Household staff20.1
93) Two students, Japanese student, friend10.0
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0
228) Is the home in which you currently live... (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you2839.0
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage75824.2
3) Owned by you with a mortgage160151.0
4) Owned by congregation44514.2
5) Other130.4
6) Shared by you and the church30.1
7) Owned by relatives/parents230.7
8) Owned by employer120.4
Missing56 
TOTAL3138100.0
229) Which of the following best describes your current residence? (RESIDENC)
TOTAL%
1) Building of duplexes, triplexes or quadriplexes782.5
2) Building of apartments1213.9
3) Building of townhomes1223.9
4) Mobile home, on a lot you own140.4
5) Mobile home, on a lot you rent220.7
6) Single family house, detached from other houses276588.5
7) Dormitory, barracks, or other institutional housing10.0
Missing71 
TOTAL3123100.0
230) 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-$24,99949516.0
2) $25,000-$49,999139045.0
3) $50,000-$99,999100732.6
4) $100,000 or more1956.3
Missing107 
TOTAL3087100.0
231) 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 less 54918.6
2) 3%-6% 108736.8
3) 7%-9% 50417.1
4) 10% or more81227.5
5) Unspecified10.0
Missing241 
TOTAL2953100.0
232) What is your race/ethnicity? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian, Native American311.0
2) Asian American, Pacific Islander301.0
3) African American, Black441.4
4) Hispanic, Spanish American220.7
5) White, Caucasian301995.7
6) Other (specify)50.2
9) Response not applicable50.2
Missing38 
TOTAL3156100.0
233) SIZEM (SIZEM)
TOTAL%
1) 0-991319.6
2) 100-19921015.4
3) 200-29923417.2
4) 300-49926419.4
5) 500-99928220.7
6) 1000-MORE23917.6
Missing1834 
TOTAL1360100.0
234) Age group 1 (AGEGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) 19 and younger130.4
2) 20-24 110.3
3) 25-29 591.9
4) 30-34 2006.3
5) 35-39 34911.0
6) 40-44 38112.0
7) 45-49 33010.4
8) 50-54 35111.1
9) 55-59 42013.2
10) 60-64 47414.9
11) 65-69 2879.0
12) 70-74 1605.0
13) 75-79 973.1
14) 80-84 331.0
15) 85 and older70.2
Missing22 
TOTAL3172100.0
235) Age group 2 (AGEGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Under 4063219.9
2) 40-49 86227.2
3) 50-59 108734.3
4) 60 and older59118.6
Missing22 
TOTAL3172100.0
236) Index on relativism (see summary documentation for index construction) (RELATVSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low 166754.4
2) Medium 115037.5
3) High2498.1
Missing128 
TOTAL3066100.0
237) Index on (CHRISTON)
TOTAL%
1) Low 115537.1
2) Medium 109035.0
3) High86727.9
Missing82 
TOTAL3112100.0
238) Index on universalism (see summary documentation for index construction) (UNIVERSL)
TOTAL%
1) Low 200764.1
2) Medium 68221.8
3) High44214.1
Missing63 
TOTAL3131100.0
239) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD1)
TOTAL%
1) Low 110935.8
2) Medium 138044.6
3) High60619.6
Missing99 
TOTAL3095100.0
240) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD2)
TOTAL%
1) Low 156850.3
2) Medium 98431.6
3) High56418.1
Missing78 
TOTAL3116100.0
241) Index on individualism (see summary documentation for index construction) (INDIVDSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low 84627.4
2) Medium 186960.5
3) High37512.1
Missing104 
TOTAL3090100.0
242) Has respondent ever been married or never been married? (EVERMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Has been married300797.4
2) Has never been married802.6
Missing107 
TOTAL3087100.0
243) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: How many congregations do you regularly serve or attend? (CSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) One127785.1
2) Two or more15510.3
3) Retired 352.3
4) Other response332.2
Missing1694 
TOTAL1500100.0
244) 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 1950412.7
2) 1950-1959 33121.6
3) 1960-1969 34922.7
4) 1970-1979 35222.9
5) 1980-199046230.1
Missing1659 
TOTAL1535100.0
245) 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) Baptist 3430.1
2) Methodist 119.7
3) Lutheran 32.7
4) Episcopal 43.5
5) United Church of Christ119.7
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)43.5
8) Reformed churches119.7
9) Other Presbyterian1916.8
11) Other 1614.2
Missing3081 
TOTAL113100.0
246) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (CSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No 140492.1
2) Yes1207.9
Missing1670 
TOTAL1524100.0
247) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Please indicate the theological degrees you have received. First mention (CTHDEGR1)
TOTAL%
1) Bible college362.4
2) Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Divinity141492.4
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education181.2
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology80.5
5) Doctor of Ministry463.0
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology30.2
7) Other50.3
Missing1664 
TOTAL1530100.0
248) 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 1950382.5
2) 1950-1959 33422.3
3) 1960-1969 36024.0
4) 1970-1979 35323.5
5) 1980-199041527.7
Missing1694 
TOTAL1500100.0
249) 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
TOTAL1500
250) 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 Divinity367.0
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education6512.6
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology15029.0
5) Doctor of Ministry19738.1
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology509.7
7) Other193.7
Missing2677 
TOTAL517100.0
251) 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) 1950-1959 499.6
3) 1960-1969 10721.0
4) 1970-1979 15129.6
5) 1980-199019638.4
Missing2684 
TOTAL510100.0
252) 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
TOTAL51394.85283
253) 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 Ministry5551.9
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology3028.3
7) Other109.4
Missing3088 
TOTAL106100.0
254) 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) 1950-1959 76.7
3) 1960-1969 76.7
4) 1970-1979 4946.7
5) 1980-19904139.0
Missing3089 
TOTAL105100.0
255) 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) 21.9
11) 43.8
12) 1413.2
19) 10.9
31) 10.9
35) 43.8
44) 21.9
47) 10.9
54) 98.5
57) 21.9
60) 32.8
61) 21.9
62) 10.9
64) 10.9
66) 10.9
76) 10.9
83) 10.9
102) 10.9
105) 10.9
119) 10.9
120) 10.9
125) 1312.3
132) 21.9
138) 10.9
146) 32.8
148) 10.9
154) 10.9
171) 87.5
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
Missing3088 
TOTAL106100.0
256) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR DID SOME GRADUATE WORK: Specify your major. (EDMAJORC)
TOTAL%
1) Accounting 241.7
2) Agriculture 30.2
3) Anthropology 130.9
4) Art, Architecture302.1
5) Biology 151.0
6) Chemistry 40.3
7) Computer Science312.1
8) Economics 855.9
9) Education 161.1
10) Engineering 15410.6
11) English, Comparative Literature30.2
12) Finance 292.0
13) Foreign Language, Area Studies20814.4
14) Geography 90.6
15) Geology 40.3
16) Health Professions40.3
17) History, Classical Civilization312.1
18) Home Economics, Family Studies553.8
19) Journalism 10.1
20) Management 211.4
21) Marketing 10.1
22) Mathematics 251.7
23) Military Science1037.1
24) Music 60.4
25) Philosophy 453.1
26) Physics 171.2
27) Political Science1439.9
28) Pre-Law 17011.7
29) Psychology 292.0
30) Religion (including pre-ministerial)1117.7
31) Social Work 110.8
32) Sociology 322.2
33) Theatre 110.8
34) Other50.3
Missing1745 
TOTAL1449100.0
257) 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) No 106669.7
2) Yes46430.3
Missing1664 
TOTAL1530100.0
258) 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 less286.1
2) 2-3 years11124.1
3) 4-5 years9620.8
4) 6-10 years11825.6
5) 11-15 years5912.8
6) 16-25 years449.5
7) 26 or more years51.1
Missing2733 
TOTAL461100.0
259) 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 occupations6313.7
2) Professional specialty occupations18840.9
3) Technicians and related support occupations173.7
4) Sales occupations4610.0
5) Administrative support occupations, including clerical439.3
7) Protective service occupations30.7
8) Service occupations, except protective and household81.7
9) Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations71.5
10) Precision production, craft, and repair occupations275.9
11) Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors40.9
12) Transportation and material moving occupations10.2
13) Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers20.4
14) Military 4810.4
16) More than one occupation listed30.7
Missing2734 
TOTAL460100.0
260) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: At the present time are you serving a congregation in a pastoral position? (CPSTRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) No 32321.1
2) Yes120778.9
Missing1664 
TOTAL1530100.0
261) 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 time 100282.7
2) Part time21017.3
Missing1982 
TOTAL1212100.0
262) 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 pastor62651.4
2) Senior pastor19115.7
3) Assistant/Associate pastor16113.2
4) Co-pastor 433.5
5) Stated or temporary supply604.9
6) Interim pastor796.5
7) Tentmaker 262.1
8) Pastor emeritus10.1
9) Parish Associate242.0
10) Other80.7
Missing1975 
TOTAL1219100.0
263) 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 institution9119.8
2) Campus minister173.7
3) Chaplain 6614.3
4) Missionary 81.7
5) Presbytery staff357.6
6) Synod staff92.0
7) National staff of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)183.9
8) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency143.0
9) Professional pastoral counselor275.9
10) Other employment in a church-related setting286.1
11) Other employment8718.9
12) Retired 459.8
13) Unemployed 102.2
14) Student 40.9
15) Homemaker10.2
Missing2734 
TOTAL460100.0
264) 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) Military 147.3
2) High School52.6
3) College or University7740.3
4) Seminary or Other Theological School3015.7
5) Hospital or Other Medical Facility3015.7
6) Other3518.3
Missing3003 
TOTAL191100.0
265) 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) No 15170.9
2) Yes6229.1
Missing2981 
TOTAL213100.0
266) 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) Accounting 60.6
2) Agriculture 30.3
3) Anthropology 232.2
4) Art, Architecture252.4
5) Biology 70.7
6) Chemistry 40.4
7) Computer Science20.2
8) Economics 28827.2
9) Education 50.5
10) Engineering 524.9
11) English, Comparative Literature20.2
12) Finance 212.0
13) Foreign Language, Area Studies181.7
14) Geography 413.9
16) Health Professions10.1
17) History, Classical Civilization302.8
18) Home Economics, Family Studies272.6
19) Journalism 10.1
20) Management 151.4
22) Mathematics 363.4
23) Military Science100.9
24) Music 20.2
25) Philosophy 20.2
26) Physics 141.3
27) Political Science413.9
28) Pre-Law 18717.7
29) Psychology 282.6
30) Religion (including pre-ministerial)212.0
31) Social Work 40.4
32) Sociology 201.9
33) Theatre 11410.8
34) Other80.8
Missing2136 
TOTAL1058100.0
267) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (CORDSPS)
TOTAL%
1) No 123490.5
2) Yes, but not a parish pastor382.8
3) Yes, co-pastor with me402.9
4) Yes, pastor/associate of another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation392.9
5) Yes, pastor/associate of a congregation affiliated with another denomination131.0
Missing1830 
TOTAL1364100.0
268) 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 occupations10110.3
2) Professional specialty occupations62563.8
3) Technicians and related support occupations242.4
4) Sales occupations444.5
5) Administrative support occupations, including clerical15115.4
7) Protective service occupations20.2
8) Service occupations, except protective and household191.9
9) Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations20.2
10) Precision production, craft, and repair occupations80.8
11) Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors10.1
12) Transportation and material moving occupations10.1
13) Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers10.1
14) Military 10.1
Missing2214 
TOTAL980100.0
269) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Year ordained (YEARORD)
TOTAL%
1) 1900-1949 161.5
2) 1950-1959 20519.1
3) 1960-1969 23321.8
4) 1970-1979 25924.2
5) 1980-199135833.4
Missing2123 
TOTAL1071100.0
270) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Divinity? (BDMDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree144694.1
2) Does not have degree915.9
Missing1657 
TOTAL1537100.0
271) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Doctor of Ministry degree? (DMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree29819.4
2) Does not have degree123980.6
Missing1657 
TOTAL1537100.0
272) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Doctor of Philosophy or Theology degree? (PHDTHD)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree835.4
2) Does not have degree145494.6
Missing1657 
TOTAL1537100.0
273) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a any other degrees? (OTHDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree30419.8
2) Does not have degree123380.2
Missing1657 
TOTAL1537100.0
274) I-SEX: What is your sex? (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female109634.5
2) Male207965.5
Missing19 
TOTAL3175100.0
275) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 273386.1
2) Not married44313.9
Missing18 
TOTAL3176100.0
276) I-REGION: Region (for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South 112935.6
2) West 50015.8
3) Northeast 66120.8
4) Midwest88127.8
Missing23 
TOTAL3171100.0
277) 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-$24,99949516.0
2) $25,000-$49,999139045.0
3) $50,000-$99,999100732.6
4) $100,000 or more1956.3
Missing107 
TOTAL3087100.0
278) I-EDUCHI: What is the highest level of education you have attained? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) Less than high school401.3
2) High school63420.1
3) College183458.0
4) Grad65420.7
Missing32 
TOTAL3162100.0
279) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) <35 years2818.9
2) 35-44 yrs73023.0
3) 45-54 yrs68121.5
4) 55-64 yrs89428.2
5) 65+ years58418.4
Missing24 
TOTAL3170100.0
280) I-RACE: What is your race/ethnicity? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White301995.7
2) Non-white1374.3
Missing38 
TOTAL3156100.0
281) 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) Democrat119137.7
2) Independen62019.6
3) Republican129741.1
4) Other/NA481.5
Missing38 
TOTAL3156100.0
282) I-SAMPLE: Sample of respondents (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members80225.2
2) Elders84626.6
3) Pastors107133.6
4) Spec clergy46614.6
Missing9 
TOTAL3185100.0