Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1991: Health Issues

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification number (IDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL382224014.31410169
2) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Male245964.6
2) Female134835.4
Missing15 
TOTAL3807100.0
3) What is your age in years? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL380253.34314
4) What is your height in feet, without shoes? (HGHT_FT)
TOTAL%
3) 10.0
4) 170.4
5) 282474.5
6) 94825.0
7) 20.1
Missing30 
TOTAL3792100.0
5) Not counting your height in feet, how many additional inches in height are you? (HGHT_IN)
TOTAL%
0) 43611.5
1) 2987.9
2) 2907.6
3) 2456.5
4) 2777.3
5) 2446.4
6) 3158.3
7) 2677.0
8) 3419.0
9) 3118.2
10) 42611.2
11) 3429.0
Missing30 
TOTAL3792100.0
6) What is your weight, without shoes? (WGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3773171.14234
7) What is your body frame size? (BDYFRAME)
TOTAL%
1) Small49213.0
2) Medium244064.4
3) Large85822.6
Missing32 
TOTAL3790100.0
8) Have you ever been told that you have diabetes (or sugar diabetes)? (DIABETES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1634.3
2) No363995.7
Missing20 
TOTAL3802100.0
9) Are you now taking medicine for high blood pressure? (HBP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62216.4
2) No317683.6
Missing24 
TOTAL3798100.0
10) What is your blood pressure now? Systolic (high number) (BP_SYSTL)
TOTAL%
1) 1-99552.2
2) 100-1091124.4
3) 110-11948919.1
4) 120-12986633.9
5) 130-13950719.9
6) 140-14935213.8
7) 150-159883.4
8) 160-169562.2
9) 170 or more291.1
Missing1268 
TOTAL2554100.0
11) What is your blood pressure now? Diastolic (low number) (BP_DIAST)
TOTAL%
1) Under 60311.2
2) 60-6928811.3
3) 70-7987034.1
4) 80-89112143.9
5) 90-992329.1
6) 100 to highest90.4
Missing1271 
TOTAL2551100.0
12) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO DO NOT KNOW THEIR BLOOD PRESSURE: If you do not know the numbers, which best describes your blood pressure (i.e., systolic/diastolic)? (BLDPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) High443.6
2) Normal or low112591.1
3) Don't know665.3
Missing2587 
TOTAL1235100.0
13) What is your total cholesterol level (based on a blood test)? (CHOLSTRL)
TOTAL%
1) Under 1502039.2
2) 150-17434015.4
3) 175-19953024.0
4) 200-21947621.6
5) 220-23933615.2
6) 240 or more32014.5
Missing1617 
TOTAL2205100.0
14) What is your HDL cholesterol (based on a blood test)? (HDLCHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 4020630.0
2) 40-4917225.1
3) 50-5911616.9
4) 60-697210.5
5) 70-79608.7
6) 80-89223.2
7) 90 or more385.5
Missing3136 
TOTAL686100.0
15) How many cigars do you usually smoke per day? (NO_CGRS)
TOTAL%
0) None375799.4
1) One60.2
2) Two or more150.4
Missing44 
TOTAL3778100.0
16) How many pipes of tobacco do you usually smoke per day? (NO_TOBAC)
TOTAL%
0) None370498.2
1) One110.3
2) Two or more571.5
Missing50 
TOTAL3772100.0
17) How many times per day do you usually use smokeless tobacco? (Chewing tobacco, snuff, pouches, etc.) (NO_TOBCC)
TOTAL%
0) None372998.9
1) One80.2
2) Two or more350.9
Missing50 
TOTAL3772100.0
18) How would you describe your cigarette smoking habits? (CIGARETT)
TOTAL%
1) Never smoked221060.2
2) Used to smoke122233.3
3) Still smoke2386.5
Missing152 
TOTAL3670100.0
19) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO STILL SMOKE: If you still smoke, how many cigarettes a day do you smoke? (CRRTSMK)
TOTAL%
1) 1-95723.7
2) 10-144317.8
3) 15-193012.4
4) 20-246627.4
5) 25 or more4518.7
Missing3581 
TOTAL241100.0
20) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO USED TO SMOKE: If you used to smoke, how many years has it been since you smoked cigarettes fairly regularly? (PREVSMK1)
TOTAL%
1) 1-9 years29224.2
2) 10-19 years33928.0
3) 20-29 years35729.5
4) 30 or more years22118.3
Missing2613 
TOTAL1209100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO USED TO SMOKE: If you used to smoke, what was the average number of cigarettes per day you smoked in the two years before you quit? (PREVSMK2)
TOTAL%
1) 1-925421.4
2) 10-1421918.5
3) 15-19988.3
4) 20-2430325.5
5) 25 or more31226.3
Missing2636 
TOTAL1186100.0
22) In the next 12 months how many thousands of miles will you probably travel by each of the following vehicles? (Note: U.S. average = 10,000 miles) -- Car, truck or van (TRAVEL1)
TOTAL%
1) less than 5,0002145.8
2) 5,000-9,99942911.6
3) 10,000-14,999116931.6
4) 15,000-19,99982222.2
5) 20,000 or more106528.8
Missing123 
TOTAL3699100.0
23) In the next 12 months how many thousands of miles will you probably travel by each of the following vehicles? -- Motorcycle (TRAVEL2)
TOTAL%
0) None207897.4
1) 1,000231.1
2) 2,000 or more321.5
Missing1689 
TOTAL2133100.0
24) On a typical day how you do usually travel? (TRAVEL3)
TOTAL%
1) Walk1534.0
2) Bicycle210.6
3) Motorcycle30.1
4) Subcompact or compact car111929.6
5) Midsize or full-size car192851.0
6) Truck or van46312.3
7) Bus, subway or train371.0
8) Mostly stay home551.5
Missing43 
TOTAL3779100.0
25) What percent of the time do you usually buckle your safety belt when driving or riding? (SFTYBELT)
TOTAL%
0) None842.2
1) 1%-24%942.5
2) 25%-49%581.5
3) 50%-74%1854.9
4) 75%-99%106428.2
5) 100%228860.6
Missing49 
TOTAL3773100.0
26) On the average, how close to the speed limit do you usually drive? (SPDLIMIT)
TOTAL%
1) At or under the limit, or no more than 5 mph over the limit230861.4
2) 6-10 mph over the limit135636.1
3) 11-15 mph over the limit862.3
4) More than 15 mph over the limit110.3
Missing61 
TOTAL3761100.0
27) How many times in the past month did you drive or ride when the driver had perhaps too much alcohol to drink? (DRVALCOH)
TOTAL%
0) None367197.1
1) 1 time792.1
2) 2 times190.5
3) 3 times80.2
4) 4 times20.1
5) 5 times10.0
Missing42 
TOTAL3780100.0
28) How many drinks of alcoholic beverage do you have in a typical week? -- Bottles or cans of beer (ALCOHOL1)
TOTAL%
0) None256576.5
1) 1 or 246313.8
2) 3 or 41374.1
3) 5 or 6862.6
4) 7 or more1003.0
Missing471 
TOTAL3351100.0
29) How many drinks of alcoholic beverage do you have in a typical week? -- Glasses of wine (ALCOHOL2)
TOTAL%
0) None232868.5
1) 1 or 268020.0
2) 3 or 41634.8
3) 5 or 6952.8
4) 7 or more1333.9
Missing423 
TOTAL3399100.0
30) How many drinks of alcoholic beverage do you have in a typical week? -- Wine coolers (ALCOHOL3)
TOTAL%
0) None288997.2
1) 1 or 2802.7
2) 3 or more40.1
Missing849 
TOTAL2973100.0
31) How many drinks of alcoholic beverage do you have in a typical week? -- Mixed drinks or shots of liquor (ALCOHOL4)
TOTAL%
0) None257677.9
1) 1 or 236711.1
2) 3 or 41434.3
3) 5 or 6902.7
4) 7 or more1314.0
Missing515 
TOTAL3307100.0
32) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WOMEN: At what age did you have your first menstrual period? (MENSTRTN)
TOTAL%
1) Under 10 years old110.8
2) 10 or 11 years old23618.0
3) 12 years old38829.6
4) 13 years old40030.5
5) 14 years old16912.9
6) 15 years old or older1098.3
Missing2509 
TOTAL1313100.0
33) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WOMEN: How old were you when your first child was born? (FRSTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Under 19 years old686.5
2) 19-24 years old38936.9
3) 25-29 years old42240.1
4) 30-34 years old13612.9
5) 35 years old or older383.6
Missing2769 
TOTAL1053100.0
34) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WOMEN: How long has it been since your last breast x-ray (mammogram)? (MAMMGRAM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one year ago62747.0
2) 1 year ago21916.4
3) 2 years ago13510.1
4) 3 or more years ago856.4
5) Never26920.1
Missing2487 
TOTAL1335100.0
35) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WOMEN: How many women in your natural family (mother and sisters only) have had breast cancer? (BRSTCNCR)
TOTAL%
0) 116087.1
1) 14410.8
2) 251.9
3) 20.2
6) 10.1
Missing2490 
TOTAL1332100.0
36) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WOMEN: Have you had a hysterectomy (i.e., an operation to remove the uterus)? (HYSTEREC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32224.1
2) No101475.9
Missing2486 
TOTAL1336100.0
37) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WOMEN: How long has it been since you had a Pap smear? (PAPSMEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 year ago73655.2
2) 1 year ago25319.0
3) 2 years ago14711.0
4) 3 or more years ago17513.1
5) Never221.7
Missing2489 
TOTAL1333100.0
38) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WOMEN: How often do you examine your breasts for lumps? (BRSTEXM1)
TOTAL%
1) Monthly46434.9
2) Once every few months51939.0
3) Rarely or never34726.1
Missing2492 
TOTAL1330100.0
39) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WOMEN: About how long has it been since you had your breasts examined by a physician or nurse? (BRSTEXM2)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 year ago87966.0
2) 1 year ago21816.4
3) 2 years ago1158.6
4) 3 or more years ago1017.6
5) Never191.4
Missing2490 
TOTAL1332100.0
40) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WOMEN: About how long has it been since you had a rectal exam? (RCTLEXM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 year ago58643.7
2) 1 year ago19614.6
3) 2 years ago1329.9
4) 3 or more years ago24818.5
5) Never17813.3
Missing2482 
TOTAL1340100.0
41) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MEN: About how long has it been since you had a rectal or prostate exam? (PRSTEXM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 year ago105242.3
2) 1 year ago39315.8
3) 2 years ago35614.3
4) 3 or more years ago44317.8
5) Never2459.8
Missing1333 
TOTAL2489100.0
42) How many times in the past year did you witness or become involved in a violent fight or attack where there was a good chance of a serious injury to someone? (FIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) 4 or more times190.5
2) 2 or 3 times361.0
3) 1 time or never363396.8
4) Not sure671.8
Missing67 
TOTAL3755100.0
43) Considering your age, how would you describe your overall physical health? (PHYSHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent154340.7
2) Good196851.9
3) Fair2576.8
4) Poor250.7
Missing29 
TOTAL3793100.0
44) In an average week, how many times do you engage in physical activity (exercise or work which lasts at least 20 minutes without stopping and which is hard enough to make you breathe heavier and your heart beat faster)? (PHYSACT)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 1 time per week93624.7
2) 1 or 2 times per week110929.3
3) At least 3 times per week174146.0
Missing36 
TOTAL3786100.0
45) If you ride a motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle (ATV), what percent of the time do you wear a helmet? (WEARHLMT)
TOTAL%
1) 75%-100%912.6
2) 25%-74%40.1
3) Less than 25%150.4
4) Does not apply to me339896.9
Missing314 
TOTAL3508100.0
46) Do you eat some food every day that is high in fiber, such as whole-grain bread, cereal, fresh fruits or vegetables? (EATFIBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes362495.6
2) No1674.4
Missing31 
TOTAL3791100.0
47) Do you eat foods every day that are high in cholesterol or fat such as fatty meat, cheese, fried foods or eggs? (EATFAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122732.4
2) No255867.6
Missing37 
TOTAL3785100.0
48) In general, how satisfied are you with your life? (SATLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly satisfied320584.5
2) Partly satisfied53414.1
3) Not satisfied561.5
Missing27 
TOTAL3795100.0
49) Have you suffered a personal loss or misfortune in the past year that had a serious impact on your life? (For example, a job loss, disability, separation or divorce, jail term, or the death of someone close to you.) (PERSLOSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, 1 serious loss or misfortune77620.6
2) Yes, 2 or more1915.1
3) No280274.3
Missing53 
TOTAL3769100.0
50) Out of concern for your health, have you changed your behavior in the last year in any of the following ways? -- Changed my diet (CHNGBEH1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes176049.2
2) No181650.8
Missing246 
TOTAL3576100.0
51) Out of concern for your health, have you changed your behavior in the last year in any of the following ways? -- Decreased my consumption of alcohol (CHNGBEH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57618.4
2) No255981.6
Missing687 
TOTAL3135100.0
52) Out of concern for your health, have you changed your behavior in the last year in any of the following ways? -- Decreased my smoking (CHNGBEH3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2759.4
2) No264490.6
Missing903 
TOTAL2919100.0
53) Out of concern for your health, have you changed your behavior in the last year in any of the following ways? -- Started to exercise regularly (CHNGBEH4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes112733.9
2) No220066.1
Missing495 
TOTAL3327100.0
54) Out of concern for your health, have you changed your behavior in the last year in any of the following ways? -- Spent more time with family and friends (CHNGBEH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes156846.8
2) No178653.2
Missing468 
TOTAL3354100.0
55) Out of concern for your health, have you changed your behavior in the last year in any of the following ways? -- Increased the time I spend on recreation (CHNGBEH6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes115935.1
2) No214664.9
Missing517 
TOTAL3305100.0
56) Out of concern for your health, have you changed your behavior in the last year in any of the following ways? -- Increased the time I spend in prayer/Christian meditation (CHNGBEH7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes140341.0
2) No201659.0
Missing403 
TOTAL3419100.0
57) Out of concern for your health, have you changed your behavior in the last year in any of the following ways? -- Increased my use of seatbelts when riding or driving a car, truck or van (CHNGBEH8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes103531.1
2) No228868.9
Missing499 
TOTAL3323100.0
58) Are you presently covered by some form of health insurance (e.g., Medicaid, Medicare, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Presbyterian Church Board of Pensions, or other government or private health provider)? (HLTHINS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes372098.9
2) No401.1
3) Don't know30.1
Missing59 
TOTAL3763100.0
59) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE COVERED BY SOME FORM OF HEALTH INSURANCE: In the past year, has the cost of your health coverage increased (through such factors as higher premiums and higher deductibles, or a decrease in the benefits provided by your insurance carrier)? (HLTHINS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes278477.6
2) No57916.1
3) Don't know2246.2
Missing235 
TOTAL3587100.0
60) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. -- Trying to maintain one's health is a Christian responsibility. (HLTHISS1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree175046.2
2) Agree151540.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree44611.8
4) Disagree681.8
5) Strongly disagree90.2
Missing34 
TOTAL3788100.0
61) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. -- Spiritual health is supportive of physical health. (HLTHISS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree223058.8
2) Agree138436.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree1534.0
4) Disagree210.6
5) Strongly disagree70.2
Missing27 
TOTAL3795100.0
62) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. -- Health care should be made available to all individuals in the United States without regard for their ability to pay. (HLTHISS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree157741.7
2) Agree148239.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree44511.8
4) Disagree2145.7
5) Strongly disagree611.6
Missing43 
TOTAL3779100.0
63) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. -- I am willing to pay higher taxes to extend health-care coverage to people who cannot afford their own health insurance. (HLTHISS4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree101427.0
2) Agree134435.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree73319.5
4) Disagree49513.2
5) Strongly disagree1724.6
Missing64 
TOTAL3758100.0
64) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. -- The government should pass legislation to limit increases in health-care costs. (HLTHISS5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree135136.0
2) Agree131034.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree63216.8
4) Disagree3238.6
5) Strongly disagree1393.7
Missing67 
TOTAL3755100.0
65) What other comments concerning health issues do you have? (HLTHCMMT)
TOTAL%
1) National health care issues12118.2
2) Cost of medical care issues9814.7
3) Church's responsibilities toward health issues375.6
4) Comments concerning the questionnaire23935.9
5) All other comments17025.6
Missing3157 
TOTAL665100.0
66) Sub-sample population (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members103827.2
2) Elders104327.3
3) Pastors118531.0
4) Specialized clergy55614.5
TOTAL3822100.0
67) Identification number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL382024265.87710119
68) Renumbered identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL382024008.01610168
69) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL380427.11814
70) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South 136735.9
2) West 60816.0
3) Northeast 80921.3
4) Midwest102226.9
Missing16 
TOTAL3806100.0
71) Pin number (PIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38178103.1197700
72) Date survey received (DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38121032.788101
73) 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 less44011.8
2) 2-3 years54914.7
3) 4-5 years44411.9
4) 6-10 years65717.6
5) 11-15 years3569.6
6) 16-25 years54514.6
7) 26 or more years73319.7
Missing98 
TOTAL3724100.0
74) How far do you live from this congregation? (CONGLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) 1 mile or less140037.8
2) 2-3 miles88623.9
3) 4-5 miles50613.7
4) 6-10 miles53314.4
5) 11-15 miles1594.3
6) 16-25 miles1243.4
7) 26 or more miles922.5
Missing122 
TOTAL3700100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: How often do you attend your congregation's Sunday worship services? (MATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never 130.6
2) Less than once a year100.5
3) About once or twice a year391.9
4) Several times a year914.4
5) About once a month663.2
6) Two-three times a month24111.7
7) Nearly every week98547.6
8) Every week62330.1
Missing1754 
TOTAL2068100.0
76) 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 time46522.5
2) A fair amount of time88742.9
3) A little time50024.2
4) Really no time at all21810.5
Missing1752 
TOTAL2070100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: What is the approximate number of members in this congregation? (CONGMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36921592.7153042
78) 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)96948.4
3) Deacon (currently serving on board of deacons)773.8
4) Trustee (currently serving on board of trustees)170.8
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group834.1
6) Teacher 1015.0
7) Organist or choir director100.5
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force221.1
9) Member of congregational committee or task force904.5
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force140.7
11) None of the above48624.3
12) Other 1336.6
13) More than four listed10.0
Missing1819 
TOTAL2003100.0
79) 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)40.4
4) Trustee (currently serving on board of trustees)869.3
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group10311.1
6) Teacher 16718.0
7) Organist or choir director161.7
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force20422.0
9) Member of congregational committee or task force16718.0
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force283.0
11) None of the above10.1
12) Other 15016.2
13) More than four listed10.1
Missing2895 
TOTAL927100.0
80) 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 group143.2
6) Teacher 4811.0
7) Organist or choir director81.8
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force10323.7
9) Member of congregational committee or task force12428.5
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force429.7
11) None of the above10.2
12) Other 9521.8
Missing3387 
TOTAL435100.0
81) 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%
7) Organist or choir director10.6
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force159.4
9) Member of congregational committee or task force3924.5
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force2817.6
12) Other 4628.9
13) More than four listed3018.9
Missing3663 
TOTAL159100.0
82) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Have you been baptized? (MBAPTIZD)
TOTAL%
1) No 110.5
2) Yes206399.5
Missing1748 
TOTAL2074100.0
83) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you baptized in a Presbyterian church? (MPRESBPT)
TOTAL%
1) No 105751.7
2) Yes98948.3
Missing1776 
TOTAL2046100.0
84) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: How old were you when you were baptized? (MBAPTAGE)
TOTAL%
1) One year or younger85643.2
2) Two to three years763.8
3) Four to five years341.7
4) Six to ten years1507.6
5) Eleven to fifteen years38419.4
6) Sixteen to twenty-five years1316.6
7) Twenty-six years or older35217.8
Missing1839 
TOTAL1983100.0
85) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Have you been confirmed? (MCONFIRM)
TOTAL%
1) No 41120.8
2) Yes156979.2
Missing1842 
TOTAL1980100.0
86) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you confirmed in a Presbyterian church? (MCONFBPT)
TOTAL%
1) No 59236.8
2) Yes101563.2
Missing2215 
TOTAL1607100.0
87) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you raised in the congregation you currently belong to? (MRSDCURR)
TOTAL%
1) No 172283.0
2) Yes35317.0
Missing1747 
TOTAL2075100.0
88) 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 41534.4
2) No79265.6
Missing2615 
TOTAL1207100.0
89) 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 86263.2
2) No50336.8
Missing2457 
TOTAL1365100.0
90) 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 24420.7
2) No93679.3
Missing2642 
TOTAL1180100.0
91) 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 51541.3
2) No73358.7
Missing2574 
TOTAL1248100.0
92) 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 464.1
2) No106595.9
Missing2711 
TOTAL1111100.0
93) 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 49842.4
2) No67757.6
Missing2647 
TOTAL1175100.0
94) 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 29024.9
2) No87475.1
Missing2658 
TOTAL1164100.0
95) 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.16010.6
2) I was looking for a Presbyterian church.50233.1
3) I was introduced by a relative who is/was a member of the congregation.17511.5
4) I was introduced by a friend/neighbor/acquaintance who is/was a member of the congregation.29819.7
5) I was one of the charter members.251.6
6) I heard of read about the church and decided to try it.16510.9
7) The pastor visited or called me.1389.1
8) More than one above151.0
9) None of the above362.4
10) Other20.1
Missing2306 
TOTAL1516100.0
96) 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 69252.8
2) No61947.2
Missing2511 
TOTAL1311100.0
97) 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 54242.6
2) No73157.4
Missing2549 
TOTAL1273100.0
98) 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 62445.7
2) No74154.3
Missing2457 
TOTAL1365100.0
99) 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 18214.7
2) No105885.3
Missing2582 
TOTAL1240100.0
100) 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 49938.9
2) No78561.1
Missing2538 
TOTAL1284100.0
101) 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 127187.8
2) No17612.2
Missing2375 
TOTAL1447100.0
102) 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 111979.2
2) No29420.8
Missing2409 
TOTAL1413100.0
103) 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 112580.1
2) No27919.9
Missing2418 
TOTAL1404100.0
104) 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 19115.2
2) No106984.8
Missing2562 
TOTAL1260100.0
105) 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 27422.1
2) No96877.9
Missing2580 
TOTAL1242100.0
106) 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 95069.6
2) No41530.4
Missing2457 
TOTAL1365100.0
107) 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.966.0
2) My children enjoyed the activities of this congregation.523.3
3) It was the closest Presbyterian church.19312.1
4) It was the closest church.231.4
5) Friends invited me to join.623.9
6) I found the members very friendly.30018.8
7) I found the pastor's sermons to be very meaningful.22714.2
8) I was impressed by the pastor.21713.6
9) I married a member of the congregation.1579.8
10) I was impressed by how active the church was in social justice issues.261.6
11) The congregation seemed spiritually alive.1589.9
12) More than one listed603.8
13) None of the above listed281.8
Missing2223 
TOTAL1599100.0
108) During your life, have you ever belonged to a congregation that was affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (NOPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) No 193751.0
2) Yes186249.0
Missing23 
TOTAL3799100.0
109) How many years have you been a Presbyterian? (PRESBYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less362.0
2) 2-3 years573.1
3) 4-5 years864.7
4) 6-10 years24613.3
5) 11-15 years21811.8
6) 16-25 years38220.7
7) 26-49 years71538.8
8) 50 or more years1055.7
Missing1977 
TOTAL1845100.0
110) 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 40321.8
2) Methodist 54029.2
3) Lutheran 1618.7
4) Episcopal 1106.0
5) United Church of Christ1498.1
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)723.9
7) Roman Catholic 955.1
8) Reformed churches462.5
9) Other Presbyterian60.3
11) Other 20611.2
12) More than one of these573.1
13) None of these20.1
Missing1975 
TOTAL1847100.0
111) Please indicate the other denomination(s) to which you have belonged. Second mention (DENOMA2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist 70.5
2) Methodist 937.3
3) Lutheran 90.7
4) Episcopal 110.9
5) United Church of Christ534.2
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)40.3
7) Roman Catholic 272.1
8) Reformed churches131.0
9) Other Presbyterian30.2
11) Other 977.6
13) None of these96075.2
Missing2545 
TOTAL1277100.0
112) 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 2246.0
2) Methodist 128634.5
3) Lutheran 2797.5
4) Episcopal 3409.1
5) United Church of Christ84422.6
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)1343.6
7) Roman Catholic 270.7
8) Reformed churches711.9
9) Other Presbyterian60.2
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)381.0
11) Other 2967.9
12) More than one of these371.0
13) None of these792.1
14) Undecided711.9
Missing90 
TOTAL3732100.0
113) 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.932.5
2) I sometimes base such decisions on my religious faith but definitely do not most of the time.1995.3
3) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, but usually in a general, unconscious way.135535.8
4) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, and I usually consciously attempt to make them so.212656.2
5) Circled 1 and 210.0
10) Circled 3 and 470.2
14) Not applicable10.0
Missing40 
TOTAL3782100.0
114) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal saviour? (EVANGOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No 79020.9
2) Yes299479.1
Missing38 
TOTAL3784100.0
115) 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 163643.4
2) Yes 209255.4
3) Miscellaneous60.2
4) Not sure 20.1
5) Multiple experiences371.0
Missing49 
TOTAL3773100.0
116) 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 198753.5
2) No 121932.8
3) Don't know51013.7
Missing106 
TOTAL3716100.0
117) 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 188950.8
2) No 124033.4
3) Don't know58915.8
Missing104 
TOTAL3718100.0
118) 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 207355.3
2) No 123132.9
3) Don't know44211.8
Missing76 
TOTAL3746100.0
119) 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 308881.4
2) Disagree 68718.1
3) Don't know190.5
Missing28 
TOTAL3794100.0
120) 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 180047.6
2) Disagree 191450.6
3) Don't know671.8
Missing41 
TOTAL3781100.0
121) 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 222558.9
2) Disagree 134435.6
3) Don't know2115.6
Missing42 
TOTAL3780100.0
122) 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 166644.0
2) Disagree 144238.1
3) Don't know67717.9
Missing37 
TOTAL3785100.0
123) 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.40910.8
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.321885.1
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men and women.1223.2
4) Circled 1 and 230.1
6) Circled 2 and 3170.4
7) Circled 1, 2, and 310.0
8) None of the above90.2
9) Not sure30.1
Missing40 
TOTAL3782100.0
124) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing there is a God (BELIEV1)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important315383.1
2) Important 58515.4
3) Not very important441.2
4) Not important at all120.3
Missing28 
TOTAL3794100.0
125) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing that God loves me (BELIEV2)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important313182.7
2) Important 59015.6
3) Not very important551.5
4) Not important at all120.3
Missing34 
TOTAL3788100.0
126) How important is the following to you personally? - Trying to lead a good Christian life (BELIEV3)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important212556.2
2) Important 161242.6
3) Not very important401.1
4) Not important at all40.1
Missing41 
TOTAL3781100.0
127) How important is the following to you personally? - Helping others who are in need (BELIEV4)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important182148.3
2) Important 189850.3
3) Not very important511.4
4) Not important at all10.0
Missing51 
TOTAL3771100.0
128) How important is the following to you personally? - Accepting Jesus Christ as my personal saviour (BELIEV5)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important253267.3
2) Important 96325.6
3) Not very important2115.6
4) Not important at all581.5
Missing58 
TOTAL3764100.0
129) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing the distinctive doctrines of the Presbyterian Church (BELIEV6)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important2566.8
2) Important 230161.0
3) Not very important110629.3
4) Not important at all1112.9
Missing48 
TOTAL3774100.0
130) How important is the following to you personally? - Attending worship services (BELIEV7)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important157241.7
2) Important 200953.3
3) Not very important1754.6
4) Not important at all140.4
Missing52 
TOTAL3770100.0
131) How important is the following to you personally? - Working to bring about social justice (BELIEV8)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important91224.4
2) Important 225360.2
3) Not very important53014.2
4) Not important at all501.3
Missing77 
TOTAL3745100.0
132) How important is the following to you personally? - Telling others about Jesus (BELIEV9)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important112129.9
2) Important 194751.9
3) Not very important60616.2
4) Not important at all752.0
Missing73 
TOTAL3749100.0
133) How important is the following to you personally? - Belonging to this particular denomination (BELIEV10)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important3399.0
2) Important 219858.5
3) Not very important105328.0
4) Not important at all1694.5
Missing63 
TOTAL3759100.0
134) How important is the following to you personally? - Church membership, in general (BELIEV11)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important121832.4
2) Important 222459.1
3) Not very important2927.8
4) Not important at all280.7
Missing60 
TOTAL3762100.0
135) How important is the following to you personally? - Religion in my life (BELIEV12)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important219058.1
2) Important 145038.5
3) Not very important1102.9
4) Not important at all190.5
Missing53 
TOTAL3769100.0
136) How important is the following to you personally? - Socializing with persons with similar values (BELIEV13)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important55714.7
2) Important 232461.2
3) Not very important79320.9
4) Not important at all1213.2
Missing27 
TOTAL3795100.0
137) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Mother - Father. (GODIMAG1)
TOTAL%
1) Mother 100.3
2) 240.6
3) 611.6
4) 100727.2
5) 51213.8
6) 44612.1
7) Father164144.3
Missing121 
TOTAL3701100.0
138) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Master - Spouse. (GODIMAG2)
TOTAL%
1) Master 164046.5
2) 61617.5
3) 43612.4
4) 51014.4
5) 1383.9
6) 1063.0
7) Spouse842.4
Missing292 
TOTAL3530100.0
139) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Judge - Lover. (GODIMAG3)
TOTAL%
1) Judge 88224.9
2) 2727.7
3) 3088.7
4) 114932.5
5) 37110.5
6) 3459.7
7) Lover2126.0
Missing283 
TOTAL3539100.0
140) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Friend - King. (GODIMAG4)
TOTAL%
1) Friend 86224.2
2) 38510.8
3) 3229.0
4) 118933.3
5) 2848.0
6) 1574.4
7) King36910.3
Missing254 
TOTAL3568100.0
141) 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 agree1594.2
2) Agree 3038.1
3) Neither agree or disagree68718.3
4) Disagree 131935.2
5) Strongly disagree128134.2
Missing73 
TOTAL3749100.0
142) 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 agree114030.4
2) Agree 187850.1
3) Neither agree or disagree40110.7
4) Disagree 2326.2
5) Strongly disagree962.6
Missing75 
TOTAL3747100.0
143) 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 agree481.3
2) Agree 992.6
3) Neither agree or disagree3689.9
4) Disagree 180148.2
5) Strongly disagree142038.0
Missing86 
TOTAL3736100.0
144) 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 agree2316.2
2) Agree 77020.7
3) Neither agree or disagree94125.3
4) Disagree 121432.7
5) Strongly disagree56115.1
Missing105 
TOTAL3717100.0
145) 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 agree74919.9
2) Agree 122832.6
3) Neither agree or disagree52113.8
4) Disagree 88323.4
5) Strongly disagree38910.3
Missing52 
TOTAL3770100.0
146) 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 agree55514.8
2) Agree 168544.9
3) Neither agree or disagree93324.9
4) Disagree 48713.0
5) Strongly disagree922.5
Missing70 
TOTAL3752100.0
147) 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 agree143938.1
2) Agree 118731.5
3) Neither agree or disagree54314.4
4) Disagree 48812.9
5) Strongly disagree1153.0
Missing50 
TOTAL3772100.0
148) 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 agree64017.0
2) Agree 108828.9
3) Neither agree or disagree73019.4
4) Disagree 88923.6
5) Strongly disagree41411.0
Missing61 
TOTAL3761100.0
149) 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 agree52414.0
2) Agree 74319.9
3) Neither agree or disagree68818.4
4) Disagree 124333.2
5) Strongly disagree54314.5
Missing81 
TOTAL3741100.0
150) 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 agree64517.2
2) Agree 131935.2
3) Neither agree or disagree65217.4
4) Disagree 90824.3
5) Strongly disagree2185.8
Missing80 
TOTAL3742100.0
151) 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 agree61816.5
2) Agree 188350.2
3) Neither agree or disagree43811.7
4) Disagree 66017.6
5) Strongly disagree1554.1
Missing68 
TOTAL3754100.0
152) 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 agree43811.7
2) Agree 119131.7
3) Neither agree or disagree75520.1
4) Disagree 101427.0
5) Strongly disagree3579.5
Missing67 
TOTAL3755100.0
153) 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 agree1794.8
2) Agree 119631.9
3) Neither agree or disagree85722.8
4) Disagree152240.5
Missing68 
TOTAL3754100.0
154) 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 agree3248.6
2) Agree 133535.5
3) Neither agree or disagree54314.4
4) Disagree155741.4
Missing63 
TOTAL3759100.0
155) 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 agree42011.2
2) Agree 140137.4
3) Neither agree or disagree48813.0
4) Disagree144238.4
Missing71 
TOTAL3751100.0
156) 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 agree661.8
2) Agree 82622.0
3) Neither agree or disagree121532.3
4) Disagree 141037.5
5) Strongly disagree2416.4
Missing64 
TOTAL3758100.0
157) 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 agree731.9
2) Agree 65717.5
3) Neither agree or disagree111829.8
4) Disagree 155141.4
5) Strongly disagree3479.3
Missing76 
TOTAL3746100.0
158) What is your sex? (SEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Female 134235.3
2) Male246464.7
Missing16 
TOTAL3806100.0
159) What is your present age? (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL380352.31214
160) 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 farm38710.2
2) On a farm1123.0
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)127733.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)53314.0
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city3098.1
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)43411.4
7) In a suburb near a large city74119.5
8) Traveling in a motor home10.0
Missing28 
TOTAL3794100.0
161) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 325285.3
2) Not married56014.7
Missing10 
TOTAL3812100.0
162) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Have you had a previous marriage? (PREVMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No 273485.1
2) Yes, I was widowed852.6
3) Yes, I was divorced39212.2
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced30.1
Missing608 
TOTAL3214100.0
163) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT MARRIED: Have you ever been married? (EVERMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No19835.6
2) Yes, I was widowed18533.3
3) Yes, I was divorced16930.4
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced40.7
Missing3266 
TOTAL556100.0
164) 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 38712.0
2) Methodist 49715.4
3) Lutheran 1936.0
4) Episcopal 1023.2
5) United Church of Christ1304.0
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)561.7
7) Roman Catholic 2317.2
8) Reformed churches471.5
9) Other Presbyterian50.2
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)129440.2
11) Other 1855.8
12) More than one of these50.2
13) None of these802.5
14) Don't know50.2
Missing605 
TOTAL3217100.0
165) 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 20.2
2) Methodist 60.7
3) Lutheran 40.5
4) Episcopal 10.1
5) United Church of Christ50.6
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.1
7) Roman Catholic 50.6
8) Reformed churches10.1
9) Other Presbyterian10.1
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)414.7
11) Other 79691.8
12) More than one of these20.2
13) None of these20.2
Missing2955 
TOTAL867100.0
166) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED OR THOSE WHO WERE PREVIOUSLY MARRIED: Current church affiliation of spouse (SPCURAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist 161.0
2) Methodist 251.5
3) Lutheran 80.5
4) Episcopal 60.4
5) United Church of Christ20.1
7) Romans Catholic372.3
8) Reform churches10.1
9) Other Presbyterian10.1
10) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)144688.1
11) Other191.2
13) None774.7
14) Don't know30.2
Missing2181 
TOTAL1641100.0
167) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Are you employed... (MEMPLOYD)
TOTAL%
1) Part time 27713.5
2) Full time 86742.4
3) Unemployed 140.7
4) Retired 62930.8
5) Full time homemaker20610.1
6) Self-employed40.2
7) Student 201.0
8) Other281.4
Missing1777 
TOTAL2045100.0
168) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: What is your usual occupation? (See summary documentation.) (MOCCUP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1849198.696185
169) What is the highest level of education you have attained? (EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years of formal education20.1
2) Completed eighth grade200.5
3) Some high school350.9
4) Completed high school3399.0
5) Some college48912.9
6) Graduated from college167744.4
7) Some graduate work43911.6
8) A graduate degree78020.6
Missing41 
TOTAL3781100.0
170) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE MEMBERS WHO GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR DID SOME GRADUATE WORK: Specify your major. (EDMAJORM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL116855.4527
171) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife employed... (SPEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Part time 108633.7
2) Full time 90027.9
3) Unemployed 732.3
4) Retired 50915.8
5) Full time homemaker55817.3
6) Self employed220.7
7) Student 491.5
8) Other240.7
Missing601 
TOTAL3221100.0
172) 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
TOTAL1473207.149207
173) 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 education90.3
2) Completed eighth grade220.7
3) Some high school541.7
4) Completed high school39012.2
5) Some college60518.9
6) College graduate89227.9
7) Some graduate work2989.3
8) A graduate work92629.0
Missing626 
TOTAL3196100.0
174) 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
TOTAL85056.96226
175) 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 60616.0
1) 1 44511.7
2) 2 128033.8
3) 3 87423.1
4) 4 40410.7
5) 5 1253.3
6) 6 or more551.5
Missing33 
TOTAL3789100.0
176) Do you have any legally adopted children? (KIDADP)
TOTAL%
1) No 346591.5
2) Yes3208.5
Missing37 
TOTAL3785100.0
177) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many adopted children do you have? (KIDADNBR)
TOTAL%
0) 0 10.3
1) 1 17755.3
2) 2 10432.5
3) 3 247.5
4) 4 113.4
5) 5 20.6
6) 6 or more10.3
Missing3502 
TOTAL320100.0
178) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse have children at the time of your marriage)? (KIDSTP)
TOTAL%
1) No 338090.1
2) Yes3719.9
Missing71 
TOTAL3751100.0
179) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN: How many stepchildren do you have? (KIDSTNBR)
TOTAL%
1) 1 10227.5
2) 2 14539.1
3) 3 7821.0
4) 4 338.9
5) 5 102.7
6) 6 or more30.8
Missing3451 
TOTAL371100.0
180) 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 less2357.1
2) 6-17 years68620.7
3) 18-24 years50115.1
4) 25 years or older185555.9
5) Child deceased421.3
Missing503 
TOTAL3319100.0
181) 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 less2608.9
2) 6-17 years64121.9
3) 18-24 years42714.6
4) 25 years or older155853.2
5) Child deceased401.4
Missing896 
TOTAL2926100.0
182) 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 years1257.6
2) 6-17 years28017.0
3) 18-24 years27616.8
4) 25 years or older91555.6
5) Child deceased513.1
Missing2175 
TOTAL1647100.0
183) 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 less435.9
2) 6-17 years9913.6
3) 18-24 years14419.7
4) 25 years or older41857.3
5) Child deceased263.6
Missing3092 
TOTAL730100.0
184) 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 less113.8
2) 6-17 years3211.2
3) 18-24 years7927.6
4) 25 years or older15453.8
5) Child deceased103.5
Missing3536 
TOTAL286100.0
185) 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 less21.6
2) 6-17 years1713.7
3) 18-24 years2721.8
4) 25 years or older7258.1
5) Child deceased64.8
Missing3698 
TOTAL124100.0
186) 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 less12.1
2) 6-17 years48.3
3) 18-24 years1429.2
4) 25 years or older2552.1
5) Child deceased48.3
Missing3774 
TOTAL48100.0
187) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or other? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat 139436.9
2) Independent 74119.6
3) Republican 158141.9
4) Other 270.7
5) Non-voting citizen60.2
9) Not applicable270.7
Missing46 
TOTAL3776100.0
188) Which of these best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLSTAND)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal1694.5
2) Liberal 78920.9
3) Moderate 174546.2
4) Conservative99726.4
5) Very conservative721.9
9) Response not applicable80.2
Missing42 
TOTAL3780100.0
189) 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.)38710.2
2) 2 175146.1
3) 3 66817.6
4) 4 65117.1
5) 5 2426.4
6) 6 701.8
7) 7 or more160.4
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing.)130.3
Missing24 
TOTAL3798100.0
190) 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 59315.5
1) Spouse322784.5
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
191) 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 279873.2
1) 75419.7
2) 2286.0
3) 391.0
4) 10.0
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
192) 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 274271.8
1) 76019.9
2) 2656.9
3) 481.3
4) 40.1
5) 10.0
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
193) 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 375298.2
1) 431.1
2) 180.5
3) 70.2
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
194) 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 378599.1
1) 230.6
2) 50.1
3) 70.2
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
195) 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 371497.2
1) 80.2
2) 401.0
3) 80.2
4) 230.6
5) 250.7
6) 10.0
7) 10.0
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
196) 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 380199.5
1) 120.3
2) 60.2
5) 10.0
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
197) 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 379499.3
1) 240.6
3) 10.0
6) 10.0
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
198) 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 381899.9
2) 10.0
3) 10.0
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
199) 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 373397.7
1) Friend or roommate230.6
2) More than one friend or roommate90.2
3) Three friends20.1
10) Cohabitant80.2
11) Cohabitant and child20.1
20) Foster child40.1
21) Two foster children60.2
30) Boarder or roomers70.2
31) Two boarders20.1
40) Foreign student90.2
41) Two foreign students20.1
50) Landlord 40.1
61) Two refugees10.0
63) Refugee family10.0
70) Household staff50.1
93) Two students, Japanese student, friend10.0
96) Two disabled adults10.0
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0
200) Is the home in which you currently live... (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you3589.5
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage92224.5
3) Owned by you with a mortgage191751.0
4) Owned by congregation49613.2
5) Other130.3
6) Shared by you and the church70.2
7) Owned by relatives/parents340.9
8) Owned by employer140.4
9) Miscellaneous10.0
Missing60 
TOTAL3762100.0
201) Which of the following best describes your current residence? (RESIDENC)
TOTAL%
1) Building of duplexes, triplexes or quadriplexes972.6
2) Building of apartments1594.2
3) Building of townhomes1594.2
4) Mobile home, on a lot you own190.5
5) Mobile home, on a lot you rent290.8
6) Single family house, detached from other houses328387.6
7) Dormitory, barracks, or other institutional housing20.1
8) Motor home10.0
Missing73 
TOTAL3749100.0
202) 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-$24,99962516.9
2) $25,000-$49,999165944.9
3) $50,000-$99,999117631.8
4) $100,000 or more2346.3
Missing128 
TOTAL3694100.0
203) 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 67319.2
2) 3%-6% 127536.4
3) 7%-9% 57016.3
4) 10% or more98028.0
5) Unspecified10.0
Missing323 
TOTAL3499100.0
204) What is your race/ethnicity? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian, Native American451.2
2) Asian American, Pacific Islander411.1
3) African American, Black611.6
4) Hispanic, Spanish American250.7
5) White, Caucasian360295.1
6) Other (specify)60.2
9) Response not applicable70.2
Missing35 
TOTAL3787100.0
205) SIZEM (SIZEM)
TOTAL%
1) 0-991669.9
2) 100-19926916.1
3) 200-29927216.3
4) 300-49932219.3
5) 500-99931919.1
6) 1000-MORE32119.2
Missing2153 
TOTAL1669100.0
206) Age group 1 (AGEGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) 19 and younger110.3
2) 20-24 190.5
3) 25-29 772.0
4) 30-34 2626.9
5) 35-39 42411.1
6) 40-44 45512.0
7) 45-49 38910.2
8) 50-54 40710.7
9) 55-59 50013.1
10) 60-64 51813.6
11) 65-69 3348.8
12) 70-74 2045.4
13) 75-79 1323.5
14) 80-84 561.5
15) 85 and older150.4
Missing19 
TOTAL3803100.0
207) Age group 2 (AGEGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Under 4079320.9
2) 40-49 102827.0
3) 50-59 126733.3
4) 60 and older71518.8
Missing19 
TOTAL3803100.0
208) Index on relativism (see summary documentation for index construction) (RELATVSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low 198554.3
2) Medium 135537.1
3) High3158.6
Missing167 
TOTAL3655100.0
209) Index on (CHRISTON)
TOTAL%
1) Low 140637.9
2) Medium 126634.2
3) High103527.9
Missing115 
TOTAL3707100.0
210) Index on universalism (see summary documentation for index construction) (UNIVERSL)
TOTAL%
1) Low 233862.4
2) Medium 84322.5
3) High56715.1
Missing74 
TOTAL3748100.0
211) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD1)
TOTAL%
1) Low 126734.3
2) Medium 168045.5
3) High74320.1
Missing132 
TOTAL3690100.0
212) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD2)
TOTAL%
1) Low 181848.9
2) Medium 121232.6
3) High68618.5
Missing106 
TOTAL3716100.0
213) Index on individualism (see summary documentation for index construction) (INDIVDSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low 101427.6
2) Medium 222360.4
3) High44212.0
Missing143 
TOTAL3679100.0
214) Has respondent ever been married or never been married? (EVERMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Has been married361097.5
2) Has never been married922.5
Missing120 
TOTAL3702100.0
215) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: How many congregations do you regularly serve or attend? (CSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) One143684.6
2) Two or more18210.7
3) Retired 382.2
4) Other response422.5
Missing2124 
TOTAL1698100.0
216) 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 1950462.7
2) 1950-1959 35620.5
3) 1960-1969 39322.7
4) 1970-1979 38622.2
5) 1980-199055431.9
Missing2087 
TOTAL1735100.0
217) 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 3527.3
2) Methodist 118.6
3) Lutheran 43.1
4) Episcopal 43.1
5) United Church of Christ118.6
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)32.3
8) Reformed churches129.4
9) Other Presbyterian2721.1
11) Other 2116.4
Missing3694 
TOTAL128100.0
218) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (CSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No 156590.8
2) Yes1589.2
Missing2099 
TOTAL1723100.0
219) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Please indicate the theological degrees you have received. First mention (CTHDEGR1)
TOTAL%
1) Bible college442.5
2) Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Divinity158491.7
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education191.1
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology70.4
5) Doctor of Ministry643.7
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology40.2
7) Other60.3
Missing2094 
TOTAL1728100.0
220) 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 1950452.7
2) 1950-1959 34820.6
3) 1960-1969 40824.1
4) 1970-1979 38622.8
5) 1980-199050529.8
Missing2130 
TOTAL1692100.0
221) 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
TOTAL172876.95476
222) 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 Divinity417.1
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education7212.5
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology17831.0
5) Doctor of Ministry21036.5
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology518.9
7) Other234.0
Missing3247 
TOTAL575100.0
223) 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 195081.4
2) 1950-1959 508.9
3) 1960-1969 11921.2
4) 1970-1979 16930.1
5) 1980-199021638.4
Missing3260 
TOTAL562100.0
224) 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
TOTAL57092.38981
225) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Please indicate which theological degrees you have received. Third mention (CTHDEGR3)
TOTAL%
1) Bible college21.7
2) Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Divinity10.8
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education21.7
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology86.8
5) Doctor of Ministry6252.5
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology3328.0
7) Other108.5
Missing3704 
TOTAL118100.0
226) 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 195010.9
2) 1950-1959 65.2
3) 1960-1969 108.7
4) 1970-1979 5245.2
5) 1980-19904640.0
Missing3707 
TOTAL115100.0
227) 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) 54.2
6) 21.7
11) 43.4
12) 1210.2
15) 10.8
19) 10.8
35) 54.2
44) 21.7
47) 10.8
54) 108.5
57) 32.5
60) 32.5
61) 32.5
62) 10.8
64) 32.5
66) 10.8
76) 10.8
83) 10.8
105) 10.8
119) 10.8
120) 10.8
125) 1210.2
132) 21.7
134) 10.8
136) 10.8
138) 10.8
139) 10.8
146) 32.5
148) 10.8
154) 10.8
171) 97.6
197) 10.8
207) 10.8
299) 32.5
301) 10.8
304) 10.8
307) 21.7
309) 21.7
318) 10.8
321) 10.8
325) 10.8
334) 10.8
336) 10.8
355) 21.7
363) 10.8
365) 10.8
367) 10.8
374) 10.8
385) 10.8
389) 10.8
Missing3704 
TOTAL118100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR DID SOME GRADUATE WORK: Specify your major. (EDMAJORC)
TOTAL%
1) Accounting 241.5
2) Agriculture 40.2
3) Anthropology 120.7
4) Art, Architecture342.1
5) Biology 171.0
6) Chemistry 50.3
7) Computer Science311.9
8) Economics 1056.4
9) Education 191.2
10) Engineering 16910.3
11) English, Comparative Literature30.2
12) Finance 301.8
13) Foreign Language, Area Studies22413.7
14) Geography 80.5
15) Geology 40.2
16) Health Professions40.2
17) History, Classical Civilization382.3
18) Home Economics, Family Studies543.3
19) Journalism 30.2
20) Management 211.3
21) Marketing 10.1
22) Mathematics 221.3
23) Military Science1147.0
24) Music 70.4
25) Philosophy 553.4
26) Physics 211.3
27) Political Science17510.7
28) Pre-Law 20612.6
29) Psychology 332.0
30) Religion (including pre-ministerial)1247.6
31) Social Work 130.8
32) Sociology 392.4
33) Theatre 120.7
34) Other70.4
Missing2184 
TOTAL1638100.0
229) 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 119769.2
2) Yes53230.8
Missing2093 
TOTAL1729100.0
230) 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 less315.9
2) 2-3 years12824.2
3) 4-5 years11020.8
4) 6-10 years14627.6
5) 11-15 years6612.5
6) 16-25 years417.8
7) 26 or more years71.3
Missing3293 
TOTAL529100.0
231) 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 occupations8115.3
2) Professional specialty occupations21941.4
3) Technicians and related support occupations183.4
4) Sales occupations519.6
5) Administrative support occupations, including clerical468.7
7) Protective service occupations30.6
8) Service occupations, except protective and household81.5
9) Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations81.5
10) Precision production, craft, and repair occupations336.2
11) Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors40.8
12) Transportation and material moving occupations10.2
13) Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers20.4
14) Military 5310.0
16) More than one occupation listed20.4
Missing3293 
TOTAL529100.0
232) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: At the present time are you serving a congregation in a pastoral position? (CPSTRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) No 37221.5
2) Yes135778.5
Missing2093 
TOTAL1729100.0
233) 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 112282.3
2) Part time24117.7
Missing2459 
TOTAL1363100.0
234) 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 pastor72352.7
2) Senior pastor19614.3
3) Assistant/Associate pastor18113.2
4) Co-pastor 554.0
5) Stated or temporary supply715.2
6) Interim pastor805.8
7) Tentmaker 272.0
8) Pastor emeritus20.1
9) Parish Associate241.7
10) Other141.0
Missing2449 
TOTAL1373100.0
235) 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 institution10720.1
2) Campus minister203.8
3) Chaplain 7914.8
4) Missionary 71.3
5) Presbytery staff387.1
6) Synod staff71.3
7) National staff of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)213.9
8) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency163.0
9) Professional pastoral counselor326.0
10) Other employment in a church-related setting295.4
11) Other employment10820.3
12) Retired 519.6
13) Unemployed 132.4
14) Student 40.8
15) Homemaker10.2
Missing3289 
TOTAL533100.0
236) 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 198.4
2) High School41.8
3) College or University8638.1
4) Seminary or Other Theological School3314.6
5) Hospital or Other Medical Facility4620.4
6) Other3816.8
Missing3596 
TOTAL226100.0
237) 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 17672.1
2) Yes6827.9
Missing3578 
TOTAL244100.0
238) 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 60.5
2) Agriculture 30.2
3) Anthropology 272.2
4) Art, Architecture262.2
5) Biology 70.6
6) Chemistry 40.3
7) Computer Science40.3
8) Economics 33027.4
9) Education 70.6
10) Engineering 564.6
11) English, Comparative Literature20.2
12) Finance 242.0
13) Foreign Language, Area Studies211.7
14) Geography 413.4
16) Health Professions10.1
17) History, Classical Civilization312.6
18) Home Economics, Family Studies363.0
19) Journalism 10.1
20) Management 151.2
22) Mathematics 423.5
23) Military Science100.8
24) Music 30.2
25) Philosophy 30.2
26) Physics 171.4
27) Political Science544.5
28) Pre-Law 21017.4
29) Psychology 342.8
30) Religion (including pre-ministerial)282.3
31) Social Work 60.5
32) Sociology 171.4
33) Theatre 13210.9
34) Other80.7
Missing2616 
TOTAL1206100.0
239) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (CORDSPS)
TOTAL%
1) No 139990.8
2) Yes, but not a parish pastor432.8
3) Yes, co-pastor with me513.3
4) Yes, pastor/associate of another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation392.5
5) Yes, pastor/associate of a congregation affiliated with another denomination80.5
Missing2282 
TOTAL1540100.0
240) 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 occupations12010.8
2) Professional specialty occupations70563.6
3) Technicians and related support occupations242.2
4) Sales occupations494.4
5) Administrative support occupations, including clerical16815.2
6) Private household occupations10.1
7) Protective service occupations30.3
8) Service occupations, except protective and household201.8
9) Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations30.3
10) Precision production, craft, and repair occupations100.9
11) Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors20.2
12) Transportation and material moving occupations10.1
13) Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers10.1
14) Military 10.1
Missing2714 
TOTAL1108100.0
241) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Year ordained (YEARORD)
TOTAL%
1) 1900-1949 151.3
2) 1950-1959 21418.1
3) 1960-1969 25521.6
4) 1970-1979 27423.2
5) 1980-199142435.9
Missing2640 
TOTAL1182100.0
242) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Divinity? (BDMDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree161893.0
2) Does not have degree1217.0
Missing2083 
TOTAL1739100.0
243) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Doctor of Ministry degree? (DMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree33619.3
2) Does not have degree140380.7
Missing2083 
TOTAL1739100.0
244) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Doctor of Philosophy or Theology degree? (PHDTHD)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree885.1
2) Does not have degree165194.9
Missing2083 
TOTAL1739100.0
245) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a any other degrees? (OTHDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree34820.0
2) Does not have degree139180.0
Missing2083 
TOTAL1739100.0
246) I-SEX: What is your sex? (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female 134235.3
2) Male246464.7
Missing16 
TOTAL3806100.0
247) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married 325285.3
2) Not married56014.7
Missing10 
TOTAL3812100.0
248) I-REGION: Region (for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South 136735.9
2) West 60816.0
3) Northeast 80921.3
4) Midwest102226.9
Missing16 
TOTAL3806100.0
249) 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-$24,99962516.4
2) $25,000-$49,999165943.6
3) $50,000-$99,999117630.9
4) $100,000 or more2346.1
Missing16 
TOTAL3694100.0
250) I-EDUCHI: What is the highest level of education you have attained? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) 571.5
2) High schl82821.9
3) College211656.0
4) Grad78020.6
Missing41 
TOTAL3781100.0
251) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) <35 years3699.7
2) 35-44 yrs87923.1
3) 45-54 yrs79620.9
4) 55-64 yrs101826.8
5) 65+ years74119.5
Missing19 
TOTAL3803100.0
252) I-RACE: What is your race/ethnicity? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White360295.1
2) Non-white1854.9
Missing35 
TOTAL3787100.0
253) 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) Democrat139436.9
2) Independen74119.6
3) Republican158141.9
4) Other/NA601.6
Missing46 
TOTAL3776100.0
254) I-SAMPLE: Sample of respondents (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members103827.2
2) Elders104327.3
3) Pastors118431.0
4) Spec clerg55514.5
Missing2 
TOTAL3820100.0