Presbyterian Panel Survey Merged, 1991-1993

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL546123480.4510241
2) Recoded identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL539723296.07310282
3) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL537827.17614
4) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South194536.1
2) West86116.0
3) Northeast114321.2
4) Midwest143226.6
Missing80 
TOTAL5381100.0
5) Pin number (PIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL54548231.2227776
6) Date survey received (DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL54501035.181123
7) 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 less61811.6
2) 2-3 years78614.8
3) 4-5 years61511.6
4) 6-10 years93517.6
5) 11-15 years5249.9
6) 16-25 years76814.4
7) 26 or more years107120.1
Missing144 
TOTAL5317100.0
8) How far do you live from this congregation? (CONGLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) 1 mile or less194036.7
2) 2-3 miles129124.4
3) 4-5 miles76214.4
4) 6-10 miles74514.1
5) 11-15 miles2414.6
6) 16-25 miles1823.4
7) 26 or more miles1252.4
Missing175 
TOTAL5286100.0
9) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: How often do you attend your congregation's Sunday worship services? (MATTEND)
TOTAL%
1) Never311.0
2) Less than once a year280.9
3) About once or twice a year712.3
4) Several times a year1554.9
5) About once a month1314.2
6) Two-three times a month40913.0
7) Nearly every week146246.6
8) Every week85227.1
Missing2322 
TOTAL3139100.0
10) 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 time64720.6
2) A fair amount of time130041.4
3) A little time76724.5
4) Really no time at all42313.5
Missing2324 
TOTAL3137100.0
11) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: What is the approximate number of members in this congregation? (CONGMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52611878.8853352
12) 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%
1) Ordained minister20.1
2) Elder (currently serving on session)137445.3
3) Deacon (currently serving on board of deacons)1103.6
4) Trustee (currently serving on board of trustees)210.7
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group1304.3
6) Teacher1444.7
7) Organist or choir director180.6
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force341.1
9) Member of congregational committee or task force1334.4
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force180.6
11) None of the above83627.6
12) Other2117.0
13) More than four listed10.0
Missing2429 
TOTAL3032100.0
13) 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%
2) Elder (currently serving on session)10.1
3) Deacon (currently serving on board of deacons)80.6
4) Trustee (currently serving on board of trustees)1148.8
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group13910.7
6) Teacher24018.5
7) Organist or choir director221.7
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force27721.4
9) Member of congregational committee or task force23818.4
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force352.7
11) None of the above10.1
12) Other22017.0
13) More than four listed20.2
Missing4164 
TOTAL1297100.0
14) 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%
3) Deacon (currently serving on board of deacons)10.2
4) Trustee (currently serving on board of trustees)10.2
5) Officer of men's, women's, or youth group203.4
6) Teacher6210.7
7) Organist or choir director111.9
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force13623.4
9) Member of congregational committee or task force17429.9
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force569.6
11) None of the above10.2
12) Other11920.5
Missing4880 
TOTAL581100.0
15) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: At the present time, which of the following positions, if any, do you hold in the church? Fourth mention (MCHPSTN4)
TOTAL%
6) Teacher10.5
7) Organist or choir director10.5
8) Chairperson of congregational committee or task force2010.0
9) Member of congregational committee or task force5226.0
10) Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force3316.5
12) Other5527.5
13) More than four listed3819.0
Missing5261 
TOTAL200100.0
16) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Have you been baptized? (MBAPTIZD)
TOTAL%
1) No160.5
2) Yes313299.5
Missing2313 
TOTAL3148100.0
17) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you baptized in a Presbyterian church? (MPRESBPT)
TOTAL%
1) No164452.9
2) Yes146347.1
Missing2354 
TOTAL3107100.0
18) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: How old were you when you were baptized? (MBAPTAGE)
TOTAL%
1) One year or younger129242.7
2) Two to three years1123.7
3) Four to five years481.6
4) Six to ten years2337.7
5) Eleven to fifteen years59219.6
6) Sixteen to twenty-five years2096.9
7) Twenty-six years or older53717.8
Missing2438 
TOTAL3023100.0
19) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Have you been confirmed? (MCONFIRM)
TOTAL%
1) No61420.5
2) Yes237979.5
Missing2468 
TOTAL2993100.0
20) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you confirmed in a Presbyterian church? (MCONFBPT)
TOTAL%
1) No91737.8
2) Yes150862.2
Missing3036 
TOTAL2425100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Were you raised in the congregation you currently belong to? (MRSDCURR)
TOTAL%
1) No258282.0
2) Yes56818.0
Missing2311 
TOTAL3150100.0
22) 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) Yes63635.7
2) No114664.3
Missing3679 
TOTAL1782100.0
23) 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) Yes123961.7
2) No77038.3
Missing3452 
TOTAL2009100.0
24) 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) Yes40923.2
2) No135476.8
Missing3698 
TOTAL1763100.0
25) 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) Yes79242.8
2) No105957.2
Missing3610 
TOTAL1851100.0
26) 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) Yes684.2
2) No155895.8
Missing3835 
TOTAL1626100.0
27) 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) Yes74042.8
2) No98857.2
Missing3733 
TOTAL1728100.0
28) 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) Yes42224.6
2) No129575.4
Missing3744 
TOTAL1717100.0
29) 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.23710.5
2) I was looking for a Presbyterian church.70931.3
3) I was introduced by a relative who is/was a member of the congregation.28812.7
4) I was introduced by a friend/neighbor/acquaintance who is/was a member of the congregation.45920.3
5) I was one of the charter members.391.7
6) I heard of read about the church and decided to try it.24210.7
7) The pastor visited or called me.2119.3
8) More than one above221.0
9) None of the above532.3
10) Other20.1
Missing3199 
TOTAL2262100.0
30) 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) Yes104353.8
2) No89446.2
Missing3524 
TOTAL1937100.0
31) 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) Yes84844.7
2) No105055.3
Missing3563 
TOTAL1898100.0
32) 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) Yes89344.2
2) No112855.8
Missing3440 
TOTAL2021100.0
33) 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) Yes27214.8
2) No156385.2
Missing3626 
TOTAL1835100.0
34) 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) Yes73538.8
2) No116061.2
Missing3566 
TOTAL1895100.0
35) 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) Yes189687.9
2) No26112.1
Missing3304 
TOTAL2157100.0
36) 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) Yes168880.1
2) No41919.9
Missing3354 
TOTAL2107100.0
37) 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) Yes168080.7
2) No40319.3
Missing3378 
TOTAL2083100.0
38) 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) Yes28215.2
2) No157584.8
Missing3604 
TOTAL1857100.0
39) 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) Yes42923.4
2) No140476.6
Missing3628 
TOTAL1833100.0
40) 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) Yes141570.0
2) No60530.0
Missing3441 
TOTAL2020100.0
41) 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.1496.2
2) My children enjoyed the activities of this congregation.793.3
3) It was the closest Presbyterian church.26411.0
4) It was the closest church.361.5
5) Friends invited me to join.913.8
6) I found the members very friendly.45018.8
7) I found the pastor's sermons to be very meaningful.37015.5
8) I was impressed by the pastor.33514.0
9) I married a member of the congregation.2269.5
10) I was impressed by how active the church was in social justice issues.341.4
11) The congregation seemed spiritually alive.2319.7
12) More than one listed883.7
13) None of the above listed381.6
Missing3070 
TOTAL2391100.0
42) During your life, have you ever belonged to a congregation that was affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (NOPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) No266649.1
2) Yes276450.9
Missing31 
TOTAL5430100.0
43) How many years have you been a Presbyterian? (PRESBYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less652.4
2) 2-3 years1124.1
3) 4-5 years1375.0
4) 6-10 years38214.0
5) 11-15 years32712.0
6) 16-25 years55820.5
7) 26-49 years99936.6
8) 50 or more years1485.4
Missing2733 
TOTAL2728100.0
44) 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) Baptist61022.3
2) Methodist77728.4
3) Lutheran2418.8
4) Episcopal1676.1
5) United Church of Christ2228.1
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)1124.1
7) Roman Catholic1545.6
8) Reformed churches642.3
9) Other Presbyterian70.3
11) Other30611.2
12) More than one of these682.5
13) None of these40.1
Missing2729 
TOTAL2732100.0
45) Please indicate the other denomination(s) to which you have belonged. Second mention (DENOMA2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist100.5
2) Methodist1377.0
3) Lutheran170.9
4) Episcopal140.7
5) United Church of Christ794.0
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)80.4
7) Roman Catholic402.0
8) Reformed churches180.9
9) Other Presbyterian50.3
11) Other1397.1
13) None of these149176.1
Missing3503 
TOTAL1958100.0
46) 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) Baptist3717.0
2) Methodist184434.6
3) Lutheran3957.4
4) Episcopal4899.2
5) United Church of Christ113621.3
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)1943.6
7) Roman Catholic511.0
8) Reformed churches881.7
9) Other Presbyterian60.1
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)561.1
11) Other4468.4
12) More than one of these500.9
13) None of these1082.0
14) Undecided931.7
Missing134 
TOTAL5327100.0
47) 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.1623.0
2) I sometimes base such decisions on my religious faith but definitely do not most of the time.3366.2
3) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, but usually in a general, unconscious way.197236.7
4) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, and I usually consciously attempt to make them so.289953.9
5) Circled 1 and 210.0
10) Circled 3 and 490.2
14) Not applicable10.0
Missing81 
TOTAL5380100.0
48) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal saviour? (EVANGOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No121622.5
2) Yes419277.5
Missing53 
TOTAL5408100.0
49) 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) No233643.5
2) Yes298055.5
3) Miscellaneous60.1
4) Not sure40.1
5) Multiple experiences480.9
Missing87 
TOTAL5374100.0
50) 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) Yes285954.1
2) No164331.1
3) Don't know77814.7
Missing181 
TOTAL5280100.0
51) 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) Yes272851.7
2) No167131.7
3) Don't know87916.7
Missing183 
TOTAL5278100.0
52) 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) Yes298056.0
2) No168031.6
3) Don't know65712.4
Missing144 
TOTAL5317100.0
53) 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) Agree429379.5
2) Disagree106419.7
3) Don't know420.8
Missing62 
TOTAL5399100.0
54) 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) Agree244045.4
2) Disagree282052.5
3) Don't know1132.1
Missing88 
TOTAL5373100.0
55) 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) Agree321559.8
2) Disagree183234.1
3) Don't know3286.1
Missing86 
TOTAL5375100.0
56) 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) Agree231142.9
2) Disagree202137.6
3) Don't know104919.5
Missing80 
TOTAL5381100.0
57) 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.65112.1
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.452683.8
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men and women.1753.2
4) Circled 1 and 270.1
5) Circled 1 and 310.0
6) Circled 2 and 3250.5
7) Circled 1, 2, and 310.0
8) None of the above100.2
9) Not sure40.1
Missing61 
TOTAL5400100.0
58) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing there is a God (BELIEV1)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important444682.2
2) Important88816.4
3) Not very important611.1
4) Not important at all160.3
Missing50 
TOTAL5411100.0
59) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing that God loves me (BELIEV2)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important439981.5
2) Important89716.6
3) Not very important801.5
4) Not important at all200.4
Missing65 
TOTAL5396100.0
60) How important is the following to you personally? - Trying to lead a good Christian life (BELIEV3)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important305756.7
2) Important227242.1
3) Not very important591.1
4) Not important at all60.1
Missing67 
TOTAL5394100.0
61) How important is the following to you personally? - Helping others who are in need (BELIEV4)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important259548.3
2) Important269550.2
3) Not very important801.5
4) Not important at all10.0
Missing90 
TOTAL5371100.0
62) How important is the following to you personally? - Accepting Jesus Christ as my personal saviour (BELIEV5)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important359667.1
2) Important137325.6
3) Not very important3195.9
4) Not important at all751.4
Missing98 
TOTAL5363100.0
63) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing the distinctive doctrines of the Presbyterian Church (BELIEV6)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important3807.1
2) Important316659.0
3) Not very important163330.4
4) Not important at all1893.5
Missing93 
TOTAL5368100.0
64) How important is the following to you personally? - Attending worship services (BELIEV7)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important210739.2
2) Important292654.4
3) Not very important3005.6
4) Not important at all440.8
Missing84 
TOTAL5377100.0
65) How important is the following to you personally? - Working to bring about social justice (BELIEV8)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important126923.8
2) Important318659.9
3) Not very important79414.9
4) Not important at all741.4
Missing138 
TOTAL5323100.0
66) How important is the following to you personally? - Telling others about Jesus (BELIEV9)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important158229.7
2) Important274051.4
3) Not very important87616.4
4) Not important at all1342.5
Missing129 
TOTAL5332100.0
67) How important is the following to you personally? - Belonging to this particular denomination (BELIEV10)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important4959.3
2) Important301956.5
3) Not very important156729.3
4) Not important at all2675.0
Missing113 
TOTAL5348100.0
68) How important is the following to you personally? - Church membership, in general (BELIEV11)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important165430.9
2) Important319459.6
3) Not very important4528.4
4) Not important at all561.0
Missing105 
TOTAL5356100.0
69) How important is the following to you personally? - Religion in my life (BELIEV12)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important302356.3
2) Important214540.0
3) Not very important1663.1
4) Not important at all330.6
Missing94 
TOTAL5367100.0
70) How important is the following to you personally? - Socializing with persons with similar values (BELIEV13)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important84015.6
2) Important326660.5
3) Not very important113421.0
4) Not important at all1603.0
Missing61 
TOTAL5400100.0
71) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Mother - Father. (GODIMAG1)
TOTAL%
1) Mother180.3
2) 360.7
3) 811.5
4) 138626.4
5) 68113.0
6) 61011.6
7) Father242946.3
Missing220 
TOTAL5241100.0
72) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Master - Spouse. (GODIMAG2)
TOTAL%
1) Master230746.5
2) 84717.1
3) 59812.0
4) 75115.1
5) 1933.9
6) 1452.9
7) Spouse1252.5
Missing495 
TOTAL4966100.0
73) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Judge - Lover. (GODIMAG3)
TOTAL%
1) Judge127525.7
2) 3968.0
3) 4308.7
4) 159732.2
5) 50210.1
6) 4629.3
7) Lover3046.1
Missing495 
TOTAL4966100.0
74) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Friend - King. (GODIMAG4)
TOTAL%
1) Friend122924.6
2) 54811.0
3) 4468.9
4) 160532.1
5) 3927.8
6) 2314.6
7) King54710.9
Missing463 
TOTAL4998100.0
75) 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 agree2304.3
2) Agree3977.5
3) Neither agree or disagree99218.6
4) Disagree187035.1
5) Strongly disagree183434.5
Missing138 
TOTAL5323100.0
76) 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 agree157829.6
2) Agree268050.3
3) Neither agree or disagree62911.8
4) Disagree3276.1
5) Strongly disagree1192.2
Missing128 
TOTAL5333100.0
77) 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 agree731.4
2) Agree1693.2
3) Neither agree or disagree58311.0
4) Disagree256548.3
5) Strongly disagree191836.1
Missing153 
TOTAL5308100.0
78) 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 agree3296.2
2) Agree114421.6
3) Neither agree or disagree135725.7
4) Disagree168431.9
5) Strongly disagree77214.6
Missing175 
TOTAL5286100.0
79) 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 agree102219.0
2) Agree174132.5
3) Neither agree or disagree78614.7
4) Disagree125923.5
5) Strongly disagree55710.4
Missing96 
TOTAL5365100.0
80) 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 agree80215.0
2) Agree234444.0
3) Neither agree or disagree134125.2
4) Disagree70313.2
5) Strongly disagree1422.7
Missing129 
TOTAL5332100.0
81) 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 agree201737.5
2) Agree170331.7
3) Neither agree or disagree83515.5
4) Disagree66112.3
5) Strongly disagree1582.9
Missing87 
TOTAL5374100.0
82) 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 agree85516.0
2) Agree152528.5
3) Neither agree or disagree111720.9
4) Disagree126823.7
5) Strongly disagree59111.0
Missing105 
TOTAL5356100.0
83) 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 agree74313.9
2) Agree107620.2
3) Neither agree or disagree98118.4
4) Disagree180133.8
5) Strongly disagree72713.6
Missing133 
TOTAL5328100.0
84) 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 agree87816.5
2) Agree184834.6
3) Neither agree or disagree97818.3
4) Disagree133925.1
5) Strongly disagree2935.5
Missing125 
TOTAL5336100.0
85) 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 agree88316.5
2) Agree262349.1
3) Neither agree or disagree66212.4
4) Disagree95817.9
5) Strongly disagree2194.1
Missing116 
TOTAL5345100.0
86) 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 agree62511.7
2) Agree176433.1
3) Neither agree or disagree110120.6
4) Disagree136725.6
5) Strongly disagree4809.0
Missing124 
TOTAL5337100.0
87) 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 agree2905.4
2) Agree167131.3
3) Neither agree or disagree126023.6
4) Disagree211339.6
Missing127 
TOTAL5334100.0
88) 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 agree4568.5
2) Agree185334.7
3) Neither agree or disagree83115.6
4) Disagree220441.2
Missing117 
TOTAL5344100.0
89) 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 agree56310.5
2) Agree190935.8
3) Neither agree or disagree78214.7
4) Disagree208339.0
Missing124 
TOTAL5337100.0
90) 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 agree1041.9
2) Agree123023.0
3) Neither agree or disagree173432.4
4) Disagree193836.3
5) Strongly disagree3396.3
Missing116 
TOTAL5345100.0
91) 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 agree1202.3
2) Agree94817.8
3) Neither agree or disagree161630.3
4) Disagree215540.4
5) Strongly disagree4919.2
Missing131 
TOTAL5330100.0
92) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female198336.5
2) Male345163.5
Missing27 
TOTAL5434100.0
93) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL542551.73914
94) 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 farm5369.9
2) On a farm1783.3
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)177432.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)78814.5
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city4318.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)65712.1
7) In a suburb near a large city105219.4
8) Traveling in a motor home10.0
Missing44 
TOTAL5417100.0
95) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married458084.2
2) Not married86115.8
Missing20 
TOTAL5441100.0
96) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Have you had a previous marriage? (PREVMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No384184.8
2) Yes, I was widowed1162.6
3) Yes, I was divorced56812.5
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced70.2
Missing929 
TOTAL4532100.0
97) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT MARRIED: Have you ever been married? (EVERMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No30535.7
2) Yes, I was widowed29234.2
3) Yes, I was divorced25329.6
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced50.6
Missing4606 
TOTAL855100.0
98) 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) Baptist55212.2
2) Methodist70415.5
3) Lutheran2836.2
4) Episcopal1493.3
5) United Church of Christ1834.0
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)841.8
7) Roman Catholic3387.4
8) Reformed churches571.3
9) Other Presbyterian70.2
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)179839.6
11) Other2635.8
12) More than one of these50.1
13) None of these1142.5
14) Don't know50.1
Missing919 
TOTAL4542100.0
99) 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) Baptist20.1
2) Methodist141.0
3) Lutheran50.4
4) Episcopal10.1
5) United Church of Christ80.6
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.1
7) Roman Catholic80.6
8) Reformed churches10.1
9) Other Presbyterian10.1
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)574.1
11) Other128092.6
12) More than one of these20.1
13) None of these20.1
Missing4079 
TOTAL1382100.0
100) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED OR THOSE WHO WERE PREVIOUSLY MARRIED: Current church affiliation of spouse (SPCURAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist220.9
2) Methodist381.5
3) Lutheran130.5
4) Episcopal90.4
5) United Church of Christ40.2
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.0
7) Romans Catholic552.2
8) Reform churches10.0
9) Other Presbyterian10.0
10) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)217387.8
11) Other251.0
13) None1295.2
14) Don't know30.1
Missing2987 
TOTAL2474100.0
101) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: Are you employed... (MEMPLOYD)
TOTAL%
1) Part time40713.2
2) Full time135844.0
3) Unemployed311.0
4) Retired89529.0
5) Full time homemaker3019.8
6) Self-employed80.3
7) Student421.4
8) Other441.4
Missing2375 
TOTAL3086100.0
102) ASKED ONLY OF MEMBERS AND ELDERS: What is your usual occupation? (See summary documentation.) (MOCCUP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2786204.924191
103) What is the highest level of education you have attained? (EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years of formal education80.1
2) Completed eighth grade330.6
3) Some high school691.3
4) Completed high school5209.7
5) Some college76214.1
6) Graduated from college229642.6
7) Some graduate work61111.3
8) A graduate degree108820.2
Missing74 
TOTAL5387100.0
104) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE MEMBERS WHO GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR DID SOME GRADUATE WORK: Specify your major. (EDMAJORM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL171356.37926
105) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife employed... (SPEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Part time159235.1
2) Full time122827.1
3) Unemployed1062.3
4) Retired69615.4
5) Full time homemaker76616.9
6) Self employed300.7
7) Student761.7
8) Other390.9
Missing928 
TOTAL4533100.0
106) 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
TOTAL2192212.866209
107) 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 education130.3
2) Completed eighth grade270.6
3) Some high school791.8
4) Completed high school58213.0
5) Some college88619.8
6) College graduate125528.0
7) Some graduate work4109.1
8) A graduate work123427.5
Missing975 
TOTAL4486100.0
108) 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
TOTAL124956.29926
109) 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) None89116.5
1) 166512.3
2) 2183734.0
3) 3121022.4
4) 455310.2
5) 51592.9
6) 6 or more831.5
Missing63 
TOTAL5398100.0
110) Do you have any legally adopted children? (KIDADP)
TOTAL%
1) No493891.6
2) Yes4548.4
Missing69 
TOTAL5392100.0
111) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many adopted children do you have? (KIDADNBR)
TOTAL%
0) 010.2
1) 125556.3
2) 215033.1
3) 3296.4
4) 4143.1
5) 520.4
6) 6 or more20.4
Missing5008 
TOTAL453100.0
112) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse have children at the time of your marriage)? (KIDSTP)
TOTAL%
1) No482590.4
2) Yes5129.6
Missing124 
TOTAL5337100.0
113) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN: How many stepchildren do you have? (KIDSTNBR)
TOTAL%
1) 114528.2
2) 220539.8
3) 310219.8
4) 4479.1
5) 5122.3
6) 6 or more40.8
Missing4946 
TOTAL515100.0
114) 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 less3447.3
2) 6-17 years103822.1
3) 18-24 years73315.6
4) 25 years or older251853.7
5) Child deceased541.2
Missing774 
TOTAL4687100.0
115) 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 less3769.2
2) 6-17 years96523.5
3) 18-24 years61114.9
4) 25 years or older209751.2
5) Child deceased501.2
Missing1362 
TOTAL4099100.0
116) 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 years1888.3
2) 6-17 years41418.2
3) 18-24 years38617.0
4) 25 years or older122153.7
5) Child deceased642.8
Missing3188 
TOTAL2273100.0
117) 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 less555.5
2) 6-17 years15115.1
3) 18-24 years19019.0
4) 25 years or older57157.0
5) Child deceased353.5
Missing4459 
TOTAL1002100.0
118) 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 less153.9
2) 6-17 years4311.1
3) 18-24 years10426.8
4) 25 years or older21254.6
5) Child deceased143.6
Missing5073 
TOTAL388100.0
119) 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 less31.8
2) 6-17 years2514.7
3) 18-24 years3520.6
4) 25 years or older9857.6
5) Child deceased95.3
Missing5291 
TOTAL170100.0
120) 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 less11.6
2) 6-17 years57.9
3) 18-24 years1727.0
4) 25 years or older3555.6
5) Child deceased57.9
Missing5398 
TOTAL63100.0
121) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or other? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat194636.2
2) Independent103219.2
3) Republican231042.9
4) Other480.9
5) Non-voting citizen90.2
9) Not applicable340.6
Missing82 
TOTAL5379100.0
122) Which of these best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLSTAND)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal2384.4
2) Liberal108420.2
3) Moderate247546.1
4) Conservative145427.1
5) Very conservative1102.0
9) Response not applicable120.2
Missing88 
TOTAL5373100.0
123) 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.)57410.6
2) 2240044.3
3) 397017.9
4) 497017.9
5) 53586.6
6) 61041.9
7) 7 or more210.4
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing.)220.4
Missing42 
TOTAL5419100.0
124) 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) None92316.9
1) Spouse453883.1
TOTAL5461100.0
125) 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) None393472.0
1) 112820.7
2) 3446.3
3) 541.0
4) 10.0
TOTAL5461100.0
126) 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) None388871.2
1) 109920.1
2) 3937.2
3) 721.3
4) 80.1
5) 10.0
TOTAL5461100.0
127) 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) None536398.2
1) 661.2
2) 230.4
3) 80.1
4) 10.0
TOTAL5461100.0
128) 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) None541399.1
1) 320.6
2) 90.2
3) 70.1
TOTAL5461100.0
129) 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) None528896.8
1) 130.2
2) 601.1
3) 100.2
4) 350.6
5) 510.9
6) 30.1
7) 10.0
TOTAL5461100.0
130) 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) None542499.3
1) 230.4
2) 110.2
4) 10.0
5) 20.0
TOTAL5461100.0
131) 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) None542199.3
1) 380.7
3) 10.0
6) 10.0
TOTAL5461100.0
132) 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) None545699.9
2) 40.1
3) 10.0
TOTAL5461100.0
133) 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) None533697.7
1) Friend or roommate390.7
2) More than one friend or roommate130.2
3) Three friends30.1
10) Cohabitant150.3
11) Cohabitant and child30.1
20) Foster child60.1
21) Two foster children60.1
30) Boarder or roomers80.1
31) Two boarders20.0
40) Foreign student110.2
41) Two foreign students20.0
50) Landlord50.1
51) Landlord and son10.0
61) Two refugees10.0
63) Refugee family10.0
70) Household staff70.1
93) Two students, Japanese student, friend10.0
96) Two disabled adults10.0
TOTAL5461100.0
134) Is the home in which you currently live... (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you54110.1
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage129624.2
3) Owned by you with a mortgage275951.5
4) Owned by congregation65312.2
5) Other180.3
6) Shared by you and the church70.1
7) Owned by relatives/parents611.1
8) Owned by employer180.3
9) Miscellaneous20.0
Missing106 
TOTAL5355100.0
135) Which of the following best describes your current residence? (RESIDENC)
TOTAL%
1) Building of duplexes, triplexes or quadriplexes1452.7
2) Building of apartments2464.6
3) Building of townhomes2013.8
4) Mobile home, on a lot you own260.5
5) Mobile home, on a lot you rent410.8
6) Single family house, detached from other houses467687.6
7) Dormitory, barracks, or other institutional housing30.1
8) Motor home10.0
Missing122 
TOTAL5339100.0
136) 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-$24,99992417.7
2) $25,000-$49,999223942.9
3) $50,000-$99,999169932.5
4) $100,000 or more3626.9
Missing237 
TOTAL5224100.0
137) 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 less100420.7
2) 3%-6%176736.4
3) 7%-9%76115.7
4) 10% or more132627.3
5) Unspecified10.0
Missing602 
TOTAL4859100.0
138) What is your race/ethnicity? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian, Native American681.3
2) Asian American, Pacific Islander711.3
3) African American, Black1182.2
4) Hispanic, Spanish American470.9
5) White, Caucasian507594.0
6) Other (specify)100.2
9) Response not applicable90.2
Missing63 
TOTAL5398100.0
139) SIZEM (SIZEM)
TOTAL%
1) 0-9925210.5
2) 100-19938215.9
3) 200-29938115.9
4) 300-49945619.0
5) 500-99947920.0
6) 1000-MORE44918.7
Missing3062 
TOTAL2399100.0
140) Age group 1 (AGEGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) 19 and younger250.5
2) 20-24340.6
3) 25-291412.6
4) 30-343887.1
5) 35-3963811.8
6) 40-4469112.7
7) 45-4957310.6
8) 50-5455110.2
9) 55-5966812.3
10) 60-6467412.4
11) 65-694408.1
12) 70-742915.4
13) 75-791873.4
14) 80-84911.7
15) 85 and older350.6
Missing34 
TOTAL5427100.0
141) Age group 2 (AGEGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40122622.6
2) 40-49152828.2
3) 50-59168431.0
4) 60 and older98918.2
Missing34 
TOTAL5427100.0
142) Index on relativism (see summary documentation for index construction) (RELATVSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low272352.5
2) Medium199738.5
3) High4709.1
Missing271 
TOTAL5190100.0
143) Index on (CHRISTON)
TOTAL%
1) Low200337.9
2) Medium181334.3
3) High146327.7
Missing182 
TOTAL5279100.0
144) Index on universalism (see summary documentation for index construction) (UNIVERSL)
TOTAL%
1) Low315959.3
2) Medium125623.6
3) High91217.1
Missing134 
TOTAL5327100.0
145) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD1)
TOTAL%
1) Low175433.4
2) Medium241546.0
3) High107620.5
Missing216 
TOTAL5245100.0
146) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD2)
TOTAL%
1) Low247346.8
2) Medium179433.9
3) High102219.3
Missing172 
TOTAL5289100.0
147) Index on individualism (see summary documentation for index construction) (INDIVDSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low139726.8
2) Medium313460.2
3) High67513.0
Missing255 
TOTAL5206100.0
148) Has respondent ever been married or never been married? (EVERMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Has been married513097.4
2) Has never been married1372.6
Missing194 
TOTAL5267100.0
149) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: How many congregations do you regularly serve or attend? (CSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) One189384.2
2) Two or more24110.7
3) Retired532.4
4) Other response602.7
Missing3214 
TOTAL2247100.0
150) 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 1950562.4
2) 1950-195944919.6
3) 1960-196950922.2
4) 1970-197952622.9
5) 1980-199075532.9
Missing3166 
TOTAL2295100.0
151) 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) Baptist5227.7
2) Methodist168.5
3) Lutheran52.7
4) Episcopal52.7
5) United Church of Christ1910.1
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)73.7
8) Reformed churches189.6
9) Other Presbyterian3518.6
11) Other3116.5
Missing5273 
TOTAL188100.0
152) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (CSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No206490.7
2) Yes2119.3
Missing3186 
TOTAL2275100.0
153) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Please indicate the theological degrees you have received. First mention (CTHDEGR1)
TOTAL%
1) Bible college612.7
2) Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Divinity210091.8
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education251.1
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology100.4
5) Doctor of Ministry813.5
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology40.2
7) Other60.3
Missing3174 
TOTAL2287100.0
154) 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 1950522.3
2) 1950-195944620.0
3) 1960-196952323.4
4) 1970-197952823.7
5) 1980-199068330.6
Missing3229 
TOTAL2232100.0
155) 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
TOTAL228777.59478
156) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Please indicate which theological degrees you have received. Second mention (CTHDEGR2)
TOTAL%
1) Bible college10.1
2) Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Divinity547.2
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education9813.1
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology22730.4
5) Doctor of Ministry26936.1
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology689.1
7) Other293.9
Missing4715 
TOTAL746100.0
157) 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 1950101.4
2) 1950-1959648.8
3) 1960-196915220.8
4) 1970-197922330.5
5) 1980-199028138.5
Missing4731 
TOTAL730100.0
158) 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
TOTAL74194.73188
159) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: Please indicate which theological degrees you have received. Third mention (CTHDEGR3)
TOTAL%
1) Bible college32.0
2) Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Divinity10.7
3) Master's degree, Master of Religious Education, Master of Christian Education21.3
4) Master's in Theology, Master of Systematic Theology106.6
5) Doctor of Ministry8052.6
6) Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Theology, Doctor of Systematic Theology4529.6
7) Other117.2
Missing5309 
TOTAL152100.0
160) 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 195010.7
2) 1950-195974.8
3) 1960-1969138.9
4) 1970-19796242.5
5) 1980-19906343.2
Missing5315 
TOTAL146100.0
161) 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)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL151125.583112
162) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR DID SOME GRADUATE WORK: Specify your major. (EDMAJORC)
TOTAL%
1) Accounting321.5
2) Agriculture60.3
3) Anthropology130.6
4) Art, Architecture432.0
5) Biology261.2
6) Chemistry50.2
7) Computer Science381.8
8) Economics1456.7
9) Education231.1
10) Engineering21710.1
11) English, Comparative Literature40.2
12) Finance381.8
13) Foreign Language, Area Studies30314.1
14) Geography90.4
15) Geology40.2
16) Health Professions50.2
17) History, Classical Civilization482.2
18) Home Economics, Family Studies763.5
19) Journalism40.2
20) Management271.3
21) Marketing10.0
22) Mathematics381.8
23) Military Science1557.2
24) Music90.4
25) Philosophy773.6
26) Physics251.2
27) Political Science23210.8
28) Pre-Law25711.9
29) Psychology462.1
30) Religion (including pre-ministerial)1637.6
31) Social Work130.6
32) Sociology462.1
33) Theatre140.7
34) Other100.5
Missing3309 
TOTAL2152100.0
163) 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) No157769.1
2) Yes70530.9
Missing3179 
TOTAL2282100.0
164) 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 less405.7
2) 2-3 years17424.8
3) 4-5 years14420.5
4) 6-10 years19027.0
5) 11-15 years8311.8
6) 16-25 years618.7
7) 26 or more years111.6
Missing4758 
TOTAL703100.0
165) 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 occupations10514.9
2) Professional specialty occupations29341.7
3) Technicians and related support occupations294.1
4) Sales occupations7210.2
5) Administrative support occupations, including clerical578.1
7) Protective service occupations50.7
8) Service occupations, except protective and household131.8
9) Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations111.6
10) Precision production, craft, and repair occupations375.3
11) Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors50.7
12) Transportation and material moving occupations20.3
13) Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers30.4
14) Military689.7
16) More than one occupation listed30.4
Missing4758 
TOTAL703100.0
166) ASKED ONLY OF CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY: At the present time are you serving a congregation in a pastoral position? (CPSTRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) No49521.7
2) Yes179178.3
Missing3175 
TOTAL2286100.0
167) 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 time148782.6
2) Part time31317.4
Missing3661 
TOTAL1800100.0
168) 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 pastor93551.6
2) Senior pastor26814.8
3) Assistant/Associate pastor24813.7
4) Co-pastor613.4
5) Stated or temporary supply965.3
6) Interim pastor1166.4
7) Tentmaker311.7
8) Pastor emeritus30.2
9) Parish Associate362.0
10) Other181.0
Missing3649 
TOTAL1812100.0
169) 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 institution14620.3
2) Campus minister223.1
3) Chaplain10815.0
4) Missionary101.4
5) Presbytery staff537.4
6) Synod staff101.4
7) National staff of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)233.2
8) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency223.1
9) Professional pastoral counselor466.4
10) Other employment in a church-related setting466.4
11) Other employment15221.2
12) Retired608.4
13) Unemployed152.1
14) Student40.6
15) Homemaker10.1
Missing4743 
TOTAL718100.0
170) 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) Military268.2
2) High School82.5
3) College or University11436.1
4) Seminary or Other Theological School4213.3
5) Hospital or Other Medical Facility6019.0
6) Other6620.9
Missing5145 
TOTAL316100.0
171) 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) No24572.7
2) Yes9227.3
Missing5124 
TOTAL337100.0
172) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED 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) Accounting80.5
2) Agriculture30.2
3) Anthropology312.0
4) Art, Architecture332.1
5) Biology90.6
6) Chemistry50.3
7) Computer Science40.3
8) Economics42027.0
9) Education80.5
10) Engineering775.0
11) English, Comparative Literature30.2
12) Finance312.0
13) Foreign Language, Area Studies271.7
14) Geography503.2
16) Health Professions10.1
17) History, Classical Civilization412.6
18) Home Economics, Family Studies463.0
19) Journalism10.1
20) Management191.2
22) Mathematics593.8
23) Military Science120.8
24) Music30.2
25) Philosophy60.4
26) Physics201.3
27) Political Science744.8
28) Pre-Law27918.0
29) Psychology432.8
30) Religion (including pre-ministerial)322.1
31) Social Work60.4
32) Sociology281.8
33) Theatre16210.4
34) Other120.8
Missing3908 
TOTAL1553100.0
173) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (CORDSPS)
TOTAL%
1) No182390.7
2) Yes, but not a parish pastor502.5
3) Yes, co-pastor with me562.8
4) Yes, pastor/associate of another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation653.2
5) Yes, pastor/associate of a congregation affiliated with another denomination150.7
Missing3452 
TOTAL2009100.0
174) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED 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 occupations15610.9
2) Professional specialty occupations89362.1
3) Technicians and related support occupations322.2
4) Sales occupations684.7
5) Administrative support occupations, including clerical23116.1
6) Private household occupations10.1
7) Protective service occupations40.3
8) Service occupations, except protective and household271.9
9) Farming, forestry, and fishing occupations30.2
10) Precision production, craft, and repair occupations130.9
11) Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors30.2
12) Transportation and material moving occupations20.1
13) Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers10.1
14) Military20.1
16) More than one occupation listed10.1
Missing4024 
TOTAL1437100.0
175) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Year ordained (YEARORD)
TOTAL%
1) 1900-1949221.4
2) 1950-195926617.2
3) 1960-196932521.0
4) 1970-197936423.5
5) 1980-199157236.9
Missing3912 
TOTAL1549100.0
176) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Divinity? (BDMDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree214693.3
2) Does not have degree1546.7
Missing3161 
TOTAL2300100.0
177) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Doctor of Ministry degree? (DMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree43018.7
2) Does not have degree187081.3
Missing3161 
TOTAL2300100.0
178) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a Doctor of Philosophy or Theology degree? (PHDTHD)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree1175.1
2) Does not have degree218394.9
Missing3161 
TOTAL2300100.0
179) CLERGY AND SPECIALIZED CLERGY SAMPLE ONLY: Does respondent have a any other degrees? (OTHDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree45519.8
2) Does not have degree184580.2
Missing3161 
TOTAL2300100.0
180) I-SEX: What is your sex? (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female198336.5
2) Male345163.5
Missing27 
TOTAL5434100.0
181) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (For use with on-line analysis.) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married458084.2
2) Not married86115.8
Missing20 
TOTAL5441100.0
182) I-REGION: Region (for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South194536.1
2) West86116.0
3) Northeast114321.2
4) Midwest143226.6
Missing80 
TOTAL5381100.0
183) 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-$24,99992417.7
2) $25,000-$49,999223942.9
3) $50,000-$99,999169932.5
4) $100,000 or more3626.9
Missing237 
TOTAL5224100.0
184) I-EDUCHI: What is the highest level of education you have attained? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) 1102.0
2) High schl128223.8
3) College290754.0
4) Grad108820.2
Missing74 
TOTAL5387100.0
185) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) <35 years58610.8
2) 35-44 yrs132924.5
3) 45-54 yrs112420.7
4) 55-64 yrs134224.7
5) 65+ years104419.2
Missing36 
TOTAL5425100.0
186) I-RACE: What is your race/ethnicity? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis.) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White507594.0
2) Non-white3236.0
Missing63 
TOTAL5398100.0
187) 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) Democrat194636.2
2) Independen103219.2
3) Republican231042.9
4) Other/NA911.7
Missing82 
TOTAL5379100.0
188) I-SAMPLE: Sample of respondents (for use with on-line analysis) (I-SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members168530.9
2) Elders147627.0
3) Pastors155128.4
4) Spec clerg74913.7
TOTAL5461100.0
189) How often do you pray privately, that is, away from church services? (PRAYER1)
TOTAL%
1) I never pray.310.7
2) I pray only on very special occasions.671.5
3) I pray once in a while, but not at regular intervals.48410.8
4) I pray quite often, but not at regular times.106723.8
5) I pray regularly, once a week.270.6
6) I pray regularly, several times a week.2876.4
7) I pray regularly, once a day or more.93620.9
8) I pray often, both regularly and at other times.158735.4
Missing975 
TOTAL4486100.0
190) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PRAY PRIVATELY: Do you find it easy to pray privately? (PRAYER2)
TOTAL%
1) No4009.5
2) Yes382690.5
Missing1235 
TOTAL4226100.0
191) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PRAY PRIVATELY: Do you find it easy to pray publicly? (PRAYER3)
TOTAL%
1) No139634.4
2) Yes266465.6
Missing1401 
TOTAL4060100.0
192) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PRAY PRIVATELY: Are you part of a prayer group, that is, a group of people who get together regularly to pray? (PRAYER4)
TOTAL%
1) No351578.2
2) Yes98021.8
Missing966 
TOTAL4495100.0
193) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO PRAY PRIVATELY: How satisfied are you with your prayer life? (PRAYER5)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied45410.1
2) Satisfied185741.2
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied146932.6
4) Dissatisfied70015.5
5) Very dissatisfied250.6
Missing956 
TOTAL4505100.0
194) Which of the following comes closest to your view of prayer? (PRAYER6)
TOTAL%
1) I don't believe in prayer.150.3
2) Prayer is talking to yourself, but that is sometimes helpful.781.7
3) Prayer is talking with God, but God doesn't always answer.152133.5
4) Prayer is talking with God, and God always answers.252555.7
5) Other2906.4
6) None of the above1072.4
Missing925 
TOTAL4536100.0
195) The next question is about meditation. Which of these statements best describes you? (MEDITTN)
TOTAL%
1) I practice meditation using definite techniques such as sitting, breathing or thinking in special ways.45710.1
2) I don't use any definite meditation techniques, but I do spend quiet times meditating about my life.238852.9
3) I really don't practice any kind of meditation.149633.1
4) I meditate on Scripture.591.3
5) Other1132.5
Missing948 
TOTAL4513100.0
196) Have you ever had a religious experience, that is, a particularly powerful religious insight or awakening that changed the direction of your life? (If you have had more than one such experience, answer in terms of the most significant one.) (RELEXP1)
TOTAL%
1) No180940.8
2) Yes262559.2
Missing1027 
TOTAL4434100.0
197) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Is this experience still important to you in your everyday life? (RELEXP2)
TOTAL%
1) No1174.5
2) Yes231789.8
3) Not sure1465.7
Missing2881 
TOTAL2580100.0
198) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Did this experience involve Jesus Christ? (RELEXP3)
TOTAL%
1) No26110.3
2) Yes203780.5
3) Not sure2329.2
Missing2931 
TOTAL2530100.0
199) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Was this a conversion experience -- an identifiable turning point that included asking Jesus Christ to be your personal saviour? (RELEXP4)
TOTAL%
1) No127450.3
2) Yes112044.2
3) Not sure1385.5
Missing2929 
TOTAL2532100.0
200) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Did this experience happen at a time of personal crisis? (RELEXP5)
TOTAL%
1) No107046.1
2) Yes115749.8
3) Not sure964.1
Missing3138 
TOTAL2323100.0
201) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Did this experience happen at a time of crisis for someone near you? (RELEXP6)
TOTAL%
1) No159274.3
2) Yes50323.5
3) Not sure492.3
Missing3317 
TOTAL2144100.0
202) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Did this experience happen at a service of worship? (RELEXP7)
TOTAL%
1) No134159.6
2) Yes87338.8
3) Not sure361.6
Missing3211 
TOTAL2250100.0
203) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Did this experience happen during an evangelical campaign? (RELEXP8)
TOTAL%
1) No174581.7
2) Yes37117.4
3) Not sure200.9
Missing3325 
TOTAL2136100.0
204) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Did this experience happen as you encountered suffering in the world? (RELEXP9)
TOTAL%
1) No157374.3
2) Yes49023.1
3) Not sure552.6
Missing3343 
TOTAL2118100.0
205) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Did this experience happen during a period of quiet reflection? (RELEXP10)
TOTAL%
1) No85238.8
2) Yes128058.3
3) Not sure632.9
Missing3266 
TOTAL2195100.0
206) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE: Did this experience happen at another time? (Specify) (RELEXP11)
TOTAL%
1) Camp retreat11042.5
2) Small group5922.8
3) Dream/vision3814.7
4) With another individual5220.1
Missing5202 
TOTAL259100.0
207) How often in your life (if ever) have you had any of the following experiences? -- Felt the presence of God (SPRTEXP1)
TOTAL%
1) Never3267.4
2) Once or twice46810.6
3) Several times136730.9
4) Frequently184241.6
5) Not sure4209.5
Missing1038 
TOTAL4423100.0
208) How often in your life (if ever) have you had any of the following experiences? -- Prayed or spoken in tongues (SPRTEXP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never359186.4
2) Once or twice1353.2
3) Several times1573.8
4) Frequently1954.7
5) Not sure801.9
Missing1303 
TOTAL4158100.0
209) How often in your life (if ever) have you had any of the following experiences? -- Had an out-of-the-body experience not associated with a near-death experience (SPRTEXP3)
TOTAL%
1) Never365788.3
2) Once or twice2646.4
3) Several times701.7
4) Frequently130.3
5) Not sure1393.4
Missing1318 
TOTAL4143100.0
210) How often in your life (if ever) have you had any of the following experiences? -- Had an out-of-the-body experience associated with a near-death experience (SPRTEXP4)
TOTAL%
1) Never393894.4
2) Once or twice1714.1
3) Several times110.3
4) Frequently20.0
5) Not sure501.2
Missing1289 
TOTAL4172100.0
211) How often in your life (if ever) have you had any of the following experiences? -- Felt reincarnated (SPRTEXP5)
TOTAL%
1) Never381291.9
2) Once or twice1313.2
3) Several times661.6
4) Frequently230.6
5) Not sure1162.8
Missing1313 
TOTAL4148100.0
212) Do you believe in astrology -- in other words, that the position of the stars and planets influences people's lives? (ASTRLGY)
TOTAL%
1) No382385.1
2) Yes1483.3
3) Not sure52311.6
Missing967 
TOTAL4494100.0
213) Approximately, how frequently do you engage in the following activities? -- Read the Bible privately (SPRTACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily134430.3
2) Several times a week96921.8
3) Weekly45010.1
4) Several times a month48611.0
5) Once a month1764.0
6) Several times a year60013.5
7) Once a year or less2706.1
8) Never1413.2
Missing1025 
TOTAL4436100.0
214) Approximately, how frequently do you engage in the following activities? -- Read the Bible with family or friends (SPRTACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily2546.0
2) Several times a week43410.2
3) Weekly82719.5
4) Several times a month47411.2
5) Once a month2175.1
6) Several times a year72717.2
7) Once a year or less49211.6
8) Never81119.1
Missing1225 
TOTAL4236100.0
215) Approximately, how frequently do you engage in the following activities? -- Attend Bible study groups (SPRTACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily471.1
2) Several times a week2205.0
3) Weekly122028.0
4) Several times a month3417.8
5) Once a month3528.1
6) Several times a year67515.5
7) Once a year or less48811.2
8) Never101423.3
Missing1104 
TOTAL4357100.0
216) Approximately, how frequently do you engage in the following activities? -- Attend prayer meetings (SPRTACT4)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily461.1
2) Several times a week1152.7
3) Weekly55613.3
4) Several times a month1734.1
5) Once a month1804.3
6) Several times a year66615.9
7) Once a year or less75618.1
8) Never169240.4
Missing1277 
TOTAL4184100.0
217) Approximately, how frequently do you engage in the following activities? -- Participate in church social events (SPRTACT5)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily882.0
2) Several times a week4069.2
3) Weekly65514.8
4) Several times a month107424.3
5) Once a month65314.8
6) Several times a year127028.7
7) Once a year or less1814.1
8) Never912.1
Missing1043 
TOTAL4418100.0
218) Approximately, how frequently do you engage in the following activities? -- Say grace before meals (SPRTACT6)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily276162.1
2) Several times a week4219.5
3) Weekly1172.6
4) Several times a month3127.0
5) Once a month912.0
6) Several times a year56212.6
7) Once a year or less882.0
8) Never922.1
Missing1017 
TOTAL4444100.0
219) Approximately, how frequently do you engage in the following activities? -- Seek God's will through prayer (SPRTACT7)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily226250.8
2) Several times a week87819.7
3) Weekly2966.6
4) Several times a month4269.6
5) Once a month872.0
6) Several times a year3177.1
7) Once a year or less761.7
8) Never1112.5
Missing1008 
TOTAL4453100.0
220) Approximately, how frequently do you engage in the following activities? -- Attend church (Sunday) school (SPRTACT8)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily2976.7
2) Several times a week1292.9
3) Weekly235953.5
4) Several times a month3999.0
5) Once a month1002.3
6) Several times a year4039.1
7) Once a year or less2044.6
8) Never52111.8
Missing1049 
TOTAL4412100.0
221) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with God. -- I am basically content in my relationship with God. (RELGD1)
TOTAL%
1) No84919.4
2) Yes353780.6
Missing1075 
TOTAL4386100.0
222) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with the local church. -- I am basically content in my relationship with the local church. (RELCH1)
TOTAL%
1) No88220.3
2) Yes346079.7
Missing1119 
TOTAL4342100.0
223) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with God. -- I feel something is missing in my relationship with God. (RELGD2)
TOTAL%
1) No284669.2
2) Yes126430.8
Missing1351 
TOTAL4110100.0
224) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with the local church. -- I feel something is missing in my relationship with the local church. (RELCH2)
TOTAL%
1) No282168.5
2) Yes129731.5
Missing1343 
TOTAL4118100.0
225) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with God. -- My friends seem less content in their relationship with God than I am in mine. (RELGD3)
TOTAL%
1) No261469.2
2) Yes116530.8
Missing1682 
TOTAL3779100.0
226) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with the local church. -- My friends seem less content in their relationship with the local church than I am in mine. (RELCH3)
TOTAL%
1) No266470.5
2) Yes111329.5
Missing1684 
TOTAL3777100.0
227) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with God. -- I am looking for a relationship with God that makes sense. (RELGD4)
TOTAL%
1) No195350.0
2) Yes195150.0
Missing1557 
TOTAL3904100.0
228) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with the local church. -- I am looking for a relationship with the local church that makes sense. (RELCH4)
TOTAL%
1) No180746.6
2) Yes207453.4
Missing1580 
TOTAL3881100.0
229) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with God. -- My relationship with God has been positive and uplifting. (RELGD5)
TOTAL%
1) No2866.8
2) Yes393293.2
Missing1243 
TOTAL4218100.0
230) For each of these statements, indicate whether or not it describes your relationship with the local church. -- My relationship with the local church has been positive and uplifting. (RELCH5)
TOTAL%
1) No63615.4
2) Yes349484.6
Missing1331 
TOTAL4130100.0
231) How would you describe your relationship with God today as compared to five years ago? (RELGD6)
TOTAL%
1) More satisfactory294864.9
2) No difference139630.7
3) Less satisfactory1974.3
Missing920 
TOTAL4541100.0
232) How would you describe your relationship with the local church today as compared to five years ago? (RELCH6)
TOTAL%
1) More satisfactory237152.4
2) No difference139030.7
3) Less satisfactory76116.8
Missing939 
TOTAL4522100.0
233) How satisfied are you in your understanding of how God works in the world today? (GODWORKS)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied76617.0
2) Satisfied201744.9
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied108624.1
4) Dissatisfied3096.9
5) Very dissatisfied340.8
6) Don't know2856.3
Missing964 
TOTAL4497100.0
234) Would you say you are presently involved in a religious search? (RELSRCH1)
TOTAL%
1) No250856.4
2) Yes193943.6
Missing1014 
TOTAL4447100.0
235) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PRESENTLY INVOLVED IN A RELIGIOUS SEARCH: For what are you searching? (RELSRCH2)
TOTAL%
1) God's will/direction/guidance (personal life and world)49326.6
2) Relationship with God38921.0
3) Spiritual growth (intuitive)28415.3
4) Feelings (of peace, wholeness, assurance); emotions (religious and non-religious)1809.7
6) Knowledge/meaning/truth (cognitive)36019.4
7) Help with saving others; evangelism170.9
8) Help for the church462.5
9) Other864.6
Missing3606 
TOTAL1855100.0
236) Have you had any of the following experiences in the past year? -- My pastor preached (I preached) on spiritual growth/growing in faith. (HADEXP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes391789.8
2) No44610.2
Missing1098 
TOTAL4363100.0
237) Have you had any of the following experiences in the past year? -- My congregation had a discussion class/session on spiritual growth/growing in faith. (HADEXP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes276765.6
2) No144834.4
Missing1246 
TOTAL4215100.0
238) Have you had any of the following experiences in the past year? -- I went on a retreat on spiritual growth/growing in faith. (HADEXP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes136932.0
2) No290468.0
Missing1188 
TOTAL4273100.0
239) Have you had any of the following experiences in the past year? -- I worked on spiritual growth/growing in faith, privately. (HADEXP4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes309571.5
2) No123128.5
Missing1135 
TOTAL4326100.0
240) Have you had any of the following experiences in the past year? -- My family or close friends and I discussed spiritual growth/growing in faith. (HADEXP5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes283465.3
2) No150334.7
Missing1124 
TOTAL4337100.0
241) Have you had any of the following experiences in the past year? -- I discussed spiritual growth/growing in faith with my pastor. (HADEXP6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes114729.0
2) No281271.0
Missing1502 
TOTAL3959100.0
242) Have you had any of the following experiences in the past year? -- I had a spiritual director. (HADEXP7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3999.5
2) No378290.5
Missing1280 
TOTAL4181100.0
243) Have you had any of the following experiences in the past year? -- My church school class discussed spiritual growth/growing in faith. (HADEXP8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes200550.8
2) No194249.2
Missing1514 
TOTAL3947100.0
244) Where have you had other experiences involving spiritual growth in the past year? (WHEREXP)
TOTAL%
1) Bible study/session/prayer breakfast2112.7
2) Evangelistic worship service42.4
3) Other14184.9
Missing5295 
TOTAL166100.0
245) Have you gone on an overnight religious retreat or camp in the past two years? (RETREAT1)
TOTAL%
1) No259757.7
2) Yes, once76817.1
3) Yes, twice59013.1
4) Yes, three or more times54712.2
Missing959 
TOTAL4502100.0
246) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE GONE ON AN OVERNIGHT RELIGIOUS RETREAT OR CAMP IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: Were any of these Presbyterian-sponsored events? (RETREAT2)
TOTAL%
1) No25013.5
2) Yes160686.5
Missing3605 
TOTAL1856100.0
247) In the past year, have you had one or more serious personal discussions about what you or others can do to live out your faith in the world? (DSCFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) No119326.4
2) Yes332573.6
Missing943 
TOTAL4518100.0
248) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT HAD ONE OR MORE SERIOUS PERSONAL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT WHAT HE/SHE OR OTHERS CAN DO TO LIVE OUT THEIR FAITH IN THE WORLD: Would you have liked to have such discussions with any of the following persons? -- My (fellow) pastor(s) (DSCFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) No51456.5
2) Yes39643.5
Missing4551 
TOTAL910100.0
249) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT HAD ONE OR MORE SERIOUS PERSONAL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT WHAT HE/SHE OR OTHERS CAN DO TO LIVE OUT THEIR FAITH IN THE WORLD: Would you have liked to have such discussions with any of the following persons? -- Friend(s) (DSCFTH3)
TOTAL%
1) No48254.3
2) Yes40545.7
Missing4574 
TOTAL887100.0
250) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT HAD ONE OR MORE SERIOUS PERSONAL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT WHAT HE/SHE OR OTHERS CAN DO TO LIVE OUT THEIR FAITH IN THE WORLD: Would you have liked to have such discussions with any of the following persons? -- Family (DSCFTH4)
TOTAL%
1) No45452.6
2) Yes40947.4
Missing4598 
TOTAL863100.0
251) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT HAD ONE OR MORE SERIOUS PERSONAL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT WHAT HE/SHE OR OTHERS CAN DO TO LIVE OUT THEIR FAITH IN THE WORLD: Who else would you have liked to have had such discussions with? -- Other (DSCFTH5)
TOTAL%
1) Parishioners; church groups3445.9
2) Co-workers912.2
3) Others3141.9
Missing5387 
TOTAL74100.0
252) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD ONE OR MORE SERIOUS PERSONAL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT WHAT HE/SHE OR OTHERS CAN DO TO LIVE OUT THEIR FAITH IN THE WORLD: Please indicate with whom you have had these discussions, and how frequently. -- My (fellow) pastor(s) (DSCFTH6)
TOTAL%
1) No, not discussed65822.8
2) Yes, discussed frequently125943.6
3) Yes, discussed rarely97333.7
Missing2571 
TOTAL2890100.0
253) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD ONE OR MORE SERIOUS PERSONAL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT WHAT HE/SHE OR OTHERS CAN DO TO LIVE OUT THEIR FAITH IN THE WORLD: Please indicate with whom you have had these discussions, and how frequently. -- Friend(s) (DSCFTH7)
TOTAL%
1) No, not discussed2247.3
2) Yes, discussed frequently187460.7
3) Yes, discussed rarely98732.0
Missing2376 
TOTAL3085100.0
254) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD ONE OR MORE SERIOUS PERSONAL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT WHAT HE/SHE OR OTHERS CAN DO TO LIVE OUT THEIR FAITH IN THE WORLD: Please indicate with whom you have had these discussions, and how frequently. -- Family (DSCFTH8)
TOTAL%
1) No, not discussed31910.5
2) Yes, discussed frequently180559.4
3) Yes, discussed rarely91330.1
Missing2424 
TOTAL3037100.0
255) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE HAD ONE OR MORE SERIOUS PERSONAL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT WHAT HE/SHE OR OTHERS CAN DO TO LIVE OUT THEIR FAITH IN THE WORLD: Please indicate with whom you have had these discussions, and how frequently. -- Other (DSCFTH9)
TOTAL%
1) Parishioners, church groups frequently23055.6
2) Parishioners, church groups rarely4310.4
3) Co-workers, frequently327.7
4) Co-workers, rarely143.4
5) Others, frequently7417.9
6) Others, rarely215.1
Missing5047 
TOTAL414100.0
256) If you were to have a spiritual crisis, would you turn to any of the following for support? -- Your pastor (SPRTCRS1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes271273.9
2) No48213.1
3) Not sure47613.0
Missing1791 
TOTAL3670100.0
257) If you were to have a spiritual crisis, would you turn to any of the following for support? -- Neighboring Presbyterian pastor (SPRTCRS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes174744.7
2) No142136.4
3) Not sure74018.9
Missing1553 
TOTAL3908100.0
258) If you were to have a spiritual crisis, would you turn to any of the following for support? -- Non-Presbyterian pastor (SPRTCRS3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes133035.0
2) No151439.9
3) Not sure95125.1
Missing1666 
TOTAL3795100.0
259) If you were to have a spiritual crisis, would you turn to any of the following for support? -- Executive presbyter (SPRTCRS4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93224.4
2) No209954.8
3) Not sure79620.8
Missing1634 
TOTAL3827100.0
260) If you were to have a spiritual crisis, would you turn to any of the following for support? -- Neighbor/friend (SPRTCRS5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes291972.0
2) No56714.0
3) Not sure56814.0
Missing1407 
TOTAL4054100.0
261) If you were to have a spiritual crisis, would you turn to any of the following for support? -- Spouse (SPRTCRS6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes343086.3
2) No3498.8
3) Not sure1954.9
Missing1487 
TOTAL3974100.0
262) If you were to have a spiritual crisis, would you turn to any of the following for support? -- Other family member (SPRTCRS7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes253663.1
2) No89022.1
3) Not sure59314.8
Missing1442 
TOTAL4019100.0
263) If you were to have a spiritual crisis, would you turn to any of the following for support? -- Professional counselor (SPRTCRS8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes165042.6
2) No113929.4
3) Not sure108127.9
Missing1591 
TOTAL3870100.0
264) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Attended a morning worship service (SPNDSUN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes396188.8
2) No50011.2
Missing1000 
TOTAL4461100.0
265) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Attended a movie, play, concert, or sporting event (SPNDSUN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55914.1
2) No341785.9
Missing1485 
TOTAL3976100.0
266) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Attended church school (SPNDSUN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes201648.5
2) No213851.5
Missing1307 
TOTAL4154100.0
267) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Participated in church activities (other than morning worship or church school) (SPNDSUN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes217152.4
2) No197147.6
Missing1319 
TOTAL4142100.0
268) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Relaxed/took a nap (SPNDSUN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes261462.9
2) No153937.1
Missing1308 
TOTAL4153100.0
269) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Spent time on a hobby/participated in sports (SPNDSUN6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes139735.1
2) No258764.9
Missing1477 
TOTAL3984100.0
270) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Visited with friends or relatives (SPNDSUN7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes256161.7
2) No158938.3
Missing1311 
TOTAL4150100.0
271) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Went shopping (SPNDSUN8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48612.4
2) No341987.6
Missing1556 
TOTAL3905100.0
272) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Worked for pay/spent time on employment-related work (SPNDSUN9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137334.8
2) No256865.2
Missing1520 
TOTAL3941100.0
273) How did you spend last Sunday? Answer by indicating whether or not you took part in each of the following activities during last Sunday. -- Other (SPNDSN10)
TOTAL%
1) Traveling, out of town, on vacation7018.1
2) Housework, household chores, studying19149.4
3) All others7318.9
4) Sick or tending a sick family member359.0
5) Community/volunteer work184.7
Missing5074 
TOTAL387100.0
274) Do you tithe to the church? (TITHE)
TOTAL%
1) No223549.7
2) Yes225850.3
Missing968 
TOTAL4493100.0
275) Sub-sample population (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members131028.7
2) Elders123627.1
3) Pastors139030.4
4) Specialized clergy62913.8
Missing896 
TOTAL4565100.0
276) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted in past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- Membership growth/decline (CONCRN1)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention146741.5
2) More attention141140.0
3) No change in attention46613.2
4) Less attention982.8
5) Much less attention401.1
6) Don't know491.4
Missing1930 
TOTAL3531100.0
277) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted over past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- Global mission (CONCRN2)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention54015.4
2) More attention124235.3
3) No change in attention139739.7
4) Less attention1855.3
5) Much less attention491.4
6) Don't know1032.9
Missing1945 
TOTAL3516100.0
278) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted over past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- Social issues (CONCRN3)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention3098.8
2) More attention85524.3
3) No change in attention136938.9
4) Less attention61817.6
5) Much less attention2948.4
6) Don't know722.0
Missing1944 
TOTAL3517100.0
279) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted over past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- International concerns (CONCRN4)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention1745.0
2) More attention66719.2
3) No change in attention166747.9
4) Less attention58516.8
5) Much less attention2647.6
6) Don't know1263.6
Missing1978 
TOTAL3483100.0
280) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted over past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- Christian education concerns (CONCRN5)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention92826.3
2) More attention169248.0
3) No change in attention81823.2
4) Less attention320.9
5) Much less attention60.2
6) Don't know491.4
Missing1936 
TOTAL3525100.0
281) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted over past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- New church development (CONCRN6)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention81923.3
2) More attention133738.0
3) No change in attention106530.3
4) Less attention1353.8
5) Much less attention330.9
6) Don't know1263.6
Missing1946 
TOTAL3515100.0
282) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted over past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- Racial/ethnic minority concerns (CONCRN7)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention2848.1
2) More attention91626.1
3) No change in attention161145.9
4) Less attention40211.4
5) Much less attention1995.7
6) Don't know1002.8
Missing1949 
TOTAL3512100.0
283) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted over past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- Ecumenical concerns (CONCRN8)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention1674.8
2) More attention73220.9
3) No change in attention174449.9
4) Less attention48113.8
5) Much less attention2246.4
6) Don't know1504.3
Missing1963 
TOTAL3498100.0
284) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted over past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- Women's issues (CONCRN9)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention2146.1
2) More attention69319.8
3) No change in attention167647.8
4) Less attention55115.7
5) Much less attention2798.0
6) Don't know912.6
Missing1957 
TOTAL3504100.0
285) Below is a list of areas of concern that General Assemblies have confronted over past years. Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these concerns. -- Other concerns specified by respondents (CNCRN10A)
TOTAL%
1) Children-youth162.4
2) Congregational development71.0
3) Clergy issues172.5
4) Environmental concerns101.5
5) Evangelism concerns294.3
6) Family concerns395.8
7) Homelessness30.4
8) Leadership development71.0
9) Local mission issues81.2
10) Men's issues12418.3
11) Peacemaking11917.6
12) Sexuality345.0
13) Small church concerns81.2
14) Spirituality436.4
15) Stewardship issues334.9
16) Communication problems50.7
17) Health issues30.4
18) Theological reflection142.1
19) Economic justice40.6
20) Worship-liturgy-music345.0
50) Miscellaneous11917.6
Missing4785 
TOTAL676100.0
286) Please tell us how much attention should be given by the denomination to each of these "other" concerns. -- Other (CNCRN10B)
TOTAL%
1) Much more attention18332.4
2) More attention13223.4
3) No change in attention478.3
4) Less attention8414.9
5) Much less attention8014.2
6) Don't know386.7
Missing4897 
TOTAL564100.0
287) Would you conclude that, in the past decade, there have been substantial changes in how Presbyterians understand -- The role and authority of congregations (KNOW1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes150442.5
2) No130837.0
3) Not sure/Don't know72320.5
Missing1926 
TOTAL3535100.0
288) Would you conclude that, in the past decade, there have been substantial changes in how Presbyterians understand -- The role and authority of presbyteries (KNOW2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137739.0
2) No138239.1
3) Not sure/Don't know77421.9
Missing1928 
TOTAL3533100.0
289) Would you conclude that, in the past decade, there have been substantial changes in how Presbyterians understand -- The role and authority of synods (KNOW3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes99528.2
2) No152443.2
3) Not sure/Don't know100828.6
Missing1934 
TOTAL3527100.0
290) Would you conclude that, in the past decade, there have been substantial changes in how Presbyterians understand -- The role and authority of the General Assembly and/or its agencies (KNOW4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes135138.3
2) No129236.6
3) Not sure/Don't know88725.1
Missing1931 
TOTAL3530100.0
291) Would you conclude that, in the past decade, there have been substantial changes in how Presbyterians understand -- The relations between governing bodies (KNOW5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes118233.5
2) No131837.4
3) Not sure/Don't know102629.1
Missing1935 
TOTAL3526100.0
292) As you think about our denomination, would you say that the church's mission is basically pastoral, priestly or prophetic at the level of -- The congregation (MISSION1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastoral172649.7
2) Priestly812.3
3) Prophetic411.2
4) Varied/combination144241.5
5) Not sure1835.3
Missing1988 
TOTAL3473100.0
293) As you think about our denomination, would you say that the church's mission is basically pastoral, priestly or prophetic at the level of -- The presbytery (MISSION2)
TOTAL%
1) Pastoral55416.1
2) Priestly52415.3
3) Prophetic2407.0
4) Varied/combination151844.2
5) Not sure59517.3
Missing2030 
TOTAL3431100.0
294) As you think about our denomination, would you say that the church's mission is basically pastoral, priestly or prophetic at the level of -- The synod (MISSION3)
TOTAL%
1) Pastoral3018.8
2) Priestly3119.1
3) Prophetic3129.1
4) Varied/combination108931.9
5) Not sure139741.0
Missing2051 
TOTAL3410100.0
295) As you think about our denomination, would you say that the church's mission is basically pastoral, priestly or prophetic at the level of -- The General Assembly (MISSION4)
TOTAL%
1) Pastoral2256.6
2) Priestly1865.4
3) Prophetic91126.5
4) Varied/combination124936.4
5) Not sure86125.1
Missing2029 
TOTAL3432100.0
296) Do you think that the nature of the Presbyterian Church at this time requires more flexibility, more uniformity, or no change in governance by presbyteries of their constituent congregations? (GOVERN)
TOTAL%
1) Much more flexibility36610.3
2) More flexibility133537.7
3) No change92026.0
4) More uniformity51014.4
5) Much more uniformity1053.0
6) Don't know3018.5
Missing1924 
TOTAL3537100.0
297) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Biblical faithfulness (DECSN1)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern246670.5
2) A moderate concern77122.0
3) Only a minor concern1414.0
4) Not a concern581.7
5) Don't know641.8
Missing1961 
TOTAL3500100.0
298) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Clergy calls/placement (DECSN2)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern123635.8
2) A moderate concern153944.6
3) Only a minor concern39811.5
4) Not a concern952.8
5) Don't know1815.2
Missing2012 
TOTAL3449100.0
299) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Fair representation of clergy and elders (DECSN3)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern94627.2
2) A moderate concern165947.7
3) Only a minor concern61317.6
4) Not a concern1634.7
5) Don't know972.8
Missing1983 
TOTAL3478100.0
300) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Fair representation of women (DECSN4)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern84924.1
2) A moderate concern162546.2
3) Only a minor concern73921.0
4) Not a concern2376.7
5) Don't know692.0
Missing1942 
TOTAL3519100.0
301) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Fair representation of pastors and specialized clergy (DECSN5)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern49714.2
2) A moderate concern150643.1
3) Only a minor concern100628.8
4) Not a concern34910.0
5) Don't know1373.9
Missing1966 
TOTAL3495100.0
302) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Fair representation of racial/ethnic persons (DECSN6)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern78322.6
2) A moderate concern153244.3
3) Only a minor concern81023.4
4) Not a concern2306.7
5) Don't know1023.0
Missing2004 
TOTAL3457100.0
303) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Financial responsibility (DECSN7)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern157044.9
2) A moderate concern141540.5
3) Only a minor concern3479.9
4) Not a concern601.7
5) Don't know1053.0
Missing1964 
TOTAL3497100.0
304) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- National staff roles (DECSN8)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern51814.9
2) A moderate concern104230.0
3) Only a minor concern116133.4
4) Not a concern37010.7
5) Don't know38211.0
Missing1988 
TOTAL3473100.0
305) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Openness/inclusiveness (DECSN9)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern119034.5
2) A moderate concern127536.9
3) Only a minor concern59117.1
4) Not a concern1905.5
5) Don't know2066.0
Missing2009 
TOTAL3452100.0
306) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Roles/responsibilities of General Assembly Commissioners (DECSN10)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern67419.6
2) A moderate concern127337.0
3) Only a minor concern89025.9
4) Not a concern2196.4
5) Don't know38311.1
Missing2022 
TOTAL3439100.0
307) To what extent should each of the following issues be concerns in the way governing bodies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make decisions today? -- Roles/responsibilities of specific bodies (presbytery, synod, GA councils, etc.) (DECSN11)
TOTAL%
1) A major concern74221.4
2) A moderate concern139840.2
3) Only a minor concern82423.7
4) Not a concern1664.8
5) Don't know3459.9
Missing1986 
TOTAL3475100.0
308) Beyond its congregations, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is composed of a number of governing bodies: presbyteries, synods and the General Assembly. Some people like this arrangement; others think there should be changes. What do you think? For each of the church bodies listed below, please indicate your opinion concerning its continuation by circling the number below the statement that comes closest to what you think. -- The presbytery should... (CHBDY1)
TOTAL%
1) Continue in its present form.192754.9
2) Continue but with minor modifications.94226.8
3) Continue but with major modifications.3259.3
4) Not continue.270.8
5) Don't know/No opinion2918.3
Missing1949 
TOTAL3512100.0
309) Beyond its congregations, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is composed of a number of governing bodies: presbyteries, synods and the General Assembly. Some people like this arrangement; others think there should be changes. What do you think? For each of the church bodies listed below, please indicate your opinion concerning its continuation by circling the number below the statement that comes closest to what you think. -- The synod should (CHBDY2)
TOTAL%
1) Continue in its present form.87825.1
2) Continue but with minor modifications.68819.7
3) Continue but with major modifications.53615.3
4) Not continue.83924.0
5) Don't know/No opinion55315.8
Missing1967 
TOTAL3494100.0
310) Beyond its congregations, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is composed of a number of governing bodies: presbyteries, synods and the General Assembly. Some people like this arrangement; others think there should be changes. What do you think? For each of the church bodies listed below, please indicate your opinion concerning its continuation by circling the number below the statement that comes closest to what you think. -- The General Assembly (CHBDY3)
TOTAL%
1) Continue in its present form.122335.1
2) Continue but with minor modifications.109031.3
3) Continue but with major modifications.66019.0
4) Not continue.581.7
5) Don't know/No opinion44912.9
Missing1981 
TOTAL3480100.0
311) Beyond its congregations, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is composed of a number of governing bodies: presbyteries, synods and the General Assembly. Some people like this arrangement; others think there should be changes. What do you think? For each of the church bodies listed below, please indicate your opinion concerning its continuation by circling the number below the statement that comes closest to what you think. -- General Assembly ministry units and related bodies (CHBDY4)
TOTAL%
1) Continue in its present form.76822.1
2) Continue but with minor modifications.97128.0
3) Continue but with major modifications.83123.9
4) Not continue.1273.7
5) Don't know/No opinion77322.3
Missing1991 
TOTAL3470100.0
312) From your own perspective, would you say that geographically your presbytery should be larger, smaller or the same size? (PRES_SIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Larger1704.8
2) Same size206658.6
3) Smaller86924.7
4) Don't know42011.9
Missing1936 
TOTAL3525100.0
313) From your own perspective, would you say that geographically your synod should be larger, smaller or the same size? (SYND_SIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Larger1033.0
2) Same size153445.1
3) Smaller80923.8
4) Don't know95928.2
Missing2056 
TOTAL3405100.0
314) Do you believe that the authority and responsibilities of elders should be increased, decreased or remain the same in the session? (ELDERS1)
TOTAL%
1) Be increased dramatically1093.1
2) Be increased52214.8
3) Remain the same273177.3
4) Be decreased772.2
5) Be decreased dramatically90.3
6) Not sure862.4
Missing1927 
TOTAL3534100.0
315) Do you believe that the authority and responsibilities of elders should be increased, decreased or remain the same in higher governing bodies (presbytery, synod, General Assembly)? (ELDERS2)
TOTAL%
1) Be increased dramatically1694.8
2) Be increased80523.0
3) Remain the same207059.0
4) Be decreased1343.8
5) Be decreased dramatically320.9
6) Not sure2978.5
Missing1954 
TOTAL3507100.0
316) Please describe, briefly, what you think is the primary responsibility of an elder. -- First answer (ELDERS3)
TOTAL%
2) Promote active worship experiences90.3
3) Be committed to congregation200.7
4) Oversee congregational committees230.8
5) Provide communication to the congregation (from higher governing bodies)110.4
8) Decision making for congregation2318.5
10) Communicate the mind of the congregation to higher governing bodies1706.3
11) Be a spiritual example to the congregation1696.2
12) Govern congregation38014.0
13) Provide spiritual guidance to the congregation2619.6
14) Provide informed leadership to the congregation2378.7
17) Set policy (goals, mission) for the congregation1104.1
18) Pray for the congregation250.9
21) Give best of self to the congregation220.8
22) Accept responsibilities (serve) in the congregation983.6
24) Provide spiritual leadership to the congregation1716.3
30) Be nurturer and undershepherd2087.7
31) Be committed to God863.2
32) Lead others to God160.6
34) Function as requested by higher governing bodies (serve in synod, General Assembly)140.5
36) Be co-worker with the pastor1425.2
37) Represent the Book of Order160.6
40) Be guided by Scripture873.2
51) Fulfill duties listed in the Book of Order411.5
53) "Strengthen and nurture the faith and life . . ."642.4
54) Oversee the mission of the church1013.7
55) Supervise deacons and trustees10.0
Missing2748 
TOTAL2713100.0
317) Please describe, briefly, what you think is the primary responsibility of an elder. -- Second answer (ELDERS4)
TOTAL%
2) Promote active worship experiences130.7
3) Be committed to congregation271.5
4) Oversee congregational committees261.5
5) Provide communication to the congregation (from higher governing bodies)110.6
8) Decision making for congregation17510.0
10) Communicate the mind of the congregation to higher governing714.1
11) Be a spiritual example to the congregation965.5
12) Govern congregation1367.8
13) Provide spiritual guidance to the congregation1005.7
14) Provide informed leadership to the congregation985.6
17) Set policy (goals, mission) for the congregation985.6
18) Pray for the congregation140.8
21) Give best of self to the congregation181.0
22) Accept responsibilities (serve) in the congregation945.4
24) Provide spiritual leadership to the congregation462.6
30) Be nurturer and undershepherd21212.1
31) Be committed to God382.2
32) Lead others to God171.0
34) Function as requested by higher governing bodies (serve in synod, General Assembly)1377.8
36) Be co-worker with the pastor985.6
37) Represent the Book of Order221.3
40) Be guided by Scripture774.4
51) Fulfill duties listed in the Book of Order110.6
53) "Strengthen and nurture the faith and life . . ."181.0
54) Oversee the mission of the church925.3
55) Supervise deacons and trustees20.1
Missing3714 
TOTAL1747100.0
318) Please describe, briefly, what you think is the primary responsibility of an elder. -- Third answer (ELDERS5)
TOTAL%
2) Promote active worship experiences40.6
3) Be committed to congregation71.0
4) Oversee congregational committees91.2
5) Provide communication to the congregation (from higher governing bodies)141.9
8) Decision making for congregation557.6
10) Communicate the mind of the congregation to higher governing253.5
11) Be a spiritual example to the congregation436.0
12) Govern congregation283.9
13) Provide spiritual guidance to the congregation273.7
14) Provide informed leadership to the congregation344.7
17) Set policy (goals, mission) for the congregation385.3
18) Pray for the congregation81.1
21) Give best of self to the congregation152.1
22) Accept responsibilities (serve) in the congregation334.6
24) Provide spiritual leadership to the congregation152.1
30) Be nurturer and undershepherd9012.5
31) Be committed to God162.2
32) Lead others to God162.2
34) Function as requested by higher governing bodies (serve in synod, General Assembly)10614.7
36) Be co-worker with the pastor385.3
37) Represent the Book of Order131.8
40) Be guided by Scripture324.4
51) Fulfill duties listed in the Book of Order50.7
53) "Strengthen and nurture the faith and life . . ."60.8
54) Oversee the mission of the church446.1
55) Supervise deacons and trustees10.1
Missing4739 
TOTAL722100.0
319) Do you believe that elders should be allowed to remain on session for several terms or should they be regularly rotated out of active eldership after no more than two terms of office? (ELDRSTRM)
TOTAL%
1) Rotated, after no more than two terms of three years each291582.7
2) Remain in office indefinitely (not limited in number of terms)1975.6
3) Not sure742.1
4) One term only (regardless of number of years)2015.7
5) Local option, no Book of Order restrictions230.7
6) Small congregations should have more flexibility.501.4
7) All others661.9
Missing1935 
TOTAL3526100.0
320) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- Presbytery: The connectional nature of our church (e.g., the relationship between presbyteries and congregations) (CHGOV_P1)
TOTAL%
1) No change75234.5
2) Some change124357.0
3) Great change1878.6
Missing3279 
TOTAL2182100.0
321) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- Presbytery: The representative form of government in our church (e.g., session election of delegates, racial/ethnic representation) (CHGOV_P2)
TOTAL%
1) No change81137.5
2) Some change113552.5
3) Great change2149.9
Missing3301 
TOTAL2160100.0
322) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- Presbytery: Decision making by governing bodies (e.g., the role of councils, committees, etc.) (CHGOV_P3)
TOTAL%
1) No change59128.8
2) Some change111654.4
3) Great change34316.7
Missing3411 
TOTAL2050100.0
323) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- Presbytery: Shared understandings and acceptance of the decision-making process (e.g., by younger members, racial/ethnic groups) (CHGOV_P4)
TOTAL%
1) No change56327.1
2) Some change122258.8
3) Great change29214.1
Missing3384 
TOTAL2077100.0
324) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- Presbytery: Ecumenical concerns/actions (CHGOV_P5)
TOTAL%
1) No change83040.7
2) Some change103650.8
3) Great change1738.5
Missing3422 
TOTAL2039100.0
325) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- General Assembly: The connectional nature of our church (e.g., the relationship between presbyteries and congregations) (CHGOV_A1)
TOTAL%
1) No change62137.6
2) Some change71543.3
3) Great change31519.1
Missing3810 
TOTAL1651100.0
326) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- General Assembly: The representative form of government in our church (e.g., session election of delegates, racial/ethnic representation) (CHGOV_A2)
TOTAL%
1) No change52632.5
2) Some change76347.1
3) Great change33120.4
Missing3841 
TOTAL1620100.0
327) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- General Assembly: Decision making by governing bodies (e.g., the role of councils, committees, etc.) (CHGOV_A3)
TOTAL%
1) No change38325.1
2) Some change70246.0
3) Great change44128.9
Missing3935 
TOTAL1526100.0
328) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- General Assembly: Shared understandings and acceptance of the decision-making process (e.g., by younger members, racial/ethnic groups) (CHGOV_A4)
TOTAL%
1) No change35122.8
2) Some change83654.2
3) Great change35523.0
Missing3919 
TOTAL1542100.0
329) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: There are certain features of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) which are distinctive or which are important in its government. To what extent have there been changes in these features in your presbytery or in the General Assembly in the past decade? -- General Assembly: Ecumenical concerns/actions (CHGOV_A5)
TOTAL%
1) No change53134.8
2) Some change75549.5
3) Great change24015.7
Missing3935 
TOTAL1526100.0
330) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: On the basis of your experience with presbytery, indicate how influential you think each of the following factors should be in determining Presbyterian polity. -- Biblical reference (POLITY1)
TOTAL%
1) High influence177270.0
2) Moderate influence60223.8
3) Low influence1114.4
4) Don't know481.9
Missing2928 
TOTAL2533100.0
331) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: On the basis of your experience with presbytery, indicate how influential you think each of the following factors should be in determining Presbyterian polity. -- Theological understanding (POLITY2)
TOTAL%
1) High influence173068.4
2) Moderate influence69427.4
3) Low influence622.4
4) Don't know451.8
Missing2930 
TOTAL2531100.0
332) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: On the basis of your experience with presbytery, indicate how influential you think each of the following factors should be in determining Presbyterian polity. -- The Book of Order (PCUSA Constitution) (POLITY3)
TOTAL%
1) High influence127250.4
2) Moderate influence106142.0
3) Low influence1415.6
4) Don't know502.0
Missing2937 
TOTAL2524100.0
333) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: On the basis of your experience with presbytery, indicate how influential you think each of the following factors should be in determining Presbyterian polity. -- Church traditions and practices (POLITY4)
TOTAL%
1) High influence37114.7
2) Moderate influence151060.0
3) Low influence58523.3
4) Don't know502.0
Missing2945 
TOTAL2516100.0
334) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: On the basis of your experience with presbytery, indicate how influential you think each of the following factors should be in determining Presbyterian polity. -- Current decision making styles in secular society (POLITY5)
TOTAL%
1) High influence1234.9
2) Moderate influence67927.0
3) Low influence161064.1
4) Don't know1004.0
Missing2949 
TOTAL2512100.0
335) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: On the basis of your experience with presbytery, indicate how influential you think each of the following factors should be in determining Presbyterian polity. -- Staff concerns (POLITY6)
TOTAL%
1) High influence1586.3
2) Moderate influence118146.9
3) Low influence107242.6
4) Don't know1084.3
Missing2942 
TOTAL2519100.0
336) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: On the basis of your experience with presbytery, indicate how influential you think each of the following factors should be in determining Presbyterian polity. -- Other factors (POLITY7)
TOTAL%
1) High influence9835.6
2) Moderate influence4516.4
3) Low influence3813.8
4) Don't know9434.2
Missing5186 
TOTAL275100.0
337) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: Do you believe that governing bodies, at present, are permitting their councils to exercise more or less decision-making responsibility than they did prior to the denominational reunion? - Presbytery (CHCNCL1)
TOTAL%
1) More decision-making responsibility102140.9
2) No change65326.1
3) Less decision-making responsibility1636.5
4) Don't know66126.5
Missing2963 
TOTAL2498100.0
338) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: Do you believe that governing bodies, at present, are permitting their councils to exercise more or less decision-making responsibility than they did prior to the denominational reunion? -- Synod (CHCNCL2)
TOTAL%
1) More decision-making responsibility55922.4
2) No change54421.8
3) Less decision-making responsibility1967.9
4) Don't know119247.9
Missing2970 
TOTAL2491100.0
339) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: Do you believe that governing bodies, at present, are permitting their councils to exercise more or less decision-making responsibility than they did prior to the denominational reunion? -- General Assembly (CHCNCL3)
TOTAL%
1) More decision-making responsibility90035.7
2) No change41916.6
3) Less decision-making responsibility1405.6
4) Don't know105942.1
Missing2943 
TOTAL2518100.0
340) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: Do you believe it would be in the best interest of the church if the powers of church councils were more or less limited by church law than is now the case? -- Presbytery councils (CNCLPWR1)
TOTAL%
1) More limited61724.5
2) Unchanged113445.0
3) Less limited28011.1
4) Unsure/Don't know49119.5
Missing2939 
TOTAL2522100.0
341) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: Do you believe it would be in the best interest of the church if the powers of church councils were more or less limited by church law than is now the case? -- Synod councils (CNCLPWR2)
TOTAL%
1) More limited68027.1
2) Unchanged82432.9
3) Less limited1787.1
4) Unsure/Don't know82532.9
Missing2954 
TOTAL2507100.0
342) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: Do you believe it would be in the best interest of the church if the powers of church councils were more or less limited by church law than is now the case? -- General Assembly council (CNCLPWR3)
TOTAL%
1) More limited95838.0
2) Unchanged71528.4
3) Less limited1716.8
4) Unsure/Don't know67426.8
Missing2943 
TOTAL2518100.0
343) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD: Do you believe there has been or has not been an increase in the influence of special interest groups within the church? (SPCLINT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, a major increase127450.3
2) Yes, a moderate increase74729.5
3) Yes, but only a slight increase1957.7
4) No, not really1445.7
5) Don't know1726.8
Missing2929 
TOTAL2532100.0
344) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE AN ORDAINED ELDER OR MINISTER OF THE WORD AND WHO BELIEVED THERE HAS BEEN AN INCREASE IN THE INFLUENCE OF SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS WITHIN THE CHURCH: Is it important that the denomination address the role of such groups within the church today? (SPCLINT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very important75234.4
2) Yes, important109650.1
3) No, it should not address this question.25411.6
4) Don't know874.0
Missing3272 
TOTAL2189100.0
345) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: Do you believe the Book of Order (the PCUSA Constitution) should reflect (1) only broad guiding principles of the church or (2) include more detailed guidance for congregations, clergy, etc.? (BKOFORDR)
TOTAL%
1) Broad guiding principles only81332.2
2) Detailed guidance for congregations28411.3
3) A combination of these137854.6
4) No opinion/Don't know471.9
Missing2939 
TOTAL2522100.0
346) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Changes in design/structure of the body (ISSUE_P1)
TOTAL%
1) Very important37820.0
2) Important73038.6
3) Not very important67135.4
4) Not at all important1146.0
Missing3568 
TOTAL1893100.0
347) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Effect of increased size (ISSUE_P2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32818.7
2) Important73942.2
3) Not very important53330.5
4) Not at all important1508.6
Missing3711 
TOTAL1750100.0
348) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Movement of decision making to councils, from governing bodies (ISSUE_P3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important47226.2
2) Important83846.6
3) Not very important35219.6
4) Not at all important1377.6
Missing3662 
TOTAL1799100.0
349) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Confusion about the responsibilities of executives, moderators, etc. (ISSUE_P4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important49326.4
2) Important78141.8
3) Not very important50427.0
4) Not at all important924.9
Missing3591 
TOTAL1870100.0
350) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Expectations of church decision making by racial or ethnic minority communities (ISSUE_P5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25414.4
2) Important82847.0
3) Not very important56231.9
4) Not at all important1196.7
Missing3698 
TOTAL1763100.0
351) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Questions about the frequency, style or timing of General Assembly meetings (ISSUE_P6)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29116.6
2) Important58533.4
3) Not very important70040.0
4) Not at all important17510.0
Missing3710 
TOTAL1751100.0
352) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Changes in design/structure of the body (ISSUE_S1)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38830.2
2) Important43033.5
3) Not very important34827.1
4) Not at all important1199.3
Missing4176 
TOTAL1285100.0
353) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Effect of increased size (ISSUE_S2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24620.6
2) Important44537.3
3) Not very important36330.5
4) Not at all important13811.6
Missing4269 
TOTAL1192100.0
354) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Movement of decision making to councils, from governing bodies (ISSUE_S3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29424.9
2) Important52344.2
3) Not very important24821.0
4) Not at all important11810.0
Missing4278 
TOTAL1183100.0
355) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Confusion about the responsibilities of executives, moderators, etc. (ISSUE_S4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30725.6
2) Important47139.3
3) Not very important32527.1
4) Not at all important978.1
Missing4261 
TOTAL1200100.0
356) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Expectations of church decision making by racial or ethnic minority communities (ISSUE_S5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important19216.5
2) Important53846.1
3) Not very important32928.2
4) Not at all important1079.2
Missing4295 
TOTAL1166100.0
357) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: The following issue was included in the prospectus of this committee. Please rate the importance of this issue for your presbytery. (Do not answer any item on which you do not have enough information to form an opinion.) -- Questions about the frequency, style or timing of General Assembly meetings (ISSUE_S6)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15714.2
2) Important34331.0
3) Not very important43038.9
4) Not at all important17615.9
Missing4355 
TOTAL1106100.0
358) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ORDAINED ELDERS OR MINISTERS OF THE WORD: In what year were you ordained as an elder or a minister of the Word? 19__ (YRORDND)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL252673.2214
359) As human beings, we are faced with a variety of factors and issues that affect our quality of life, from crime to health care to poverty to drug addiction to education to international relations. How would you best describe environmental issues as a problem facing the world today? (WRLDENV)
TOTAL%
1) The most serious problem2206.4
2) Among the two or three most serious problems206259.6
3) A serious problem, not among the top two or three107731.2
4) A problem, but not a serious one812.3
5) Hardly a problem at all110.3
6) No opinion60.2
Missing2004 
TOTAL3457100.0
360) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Strip mining of coal, iron, copper, etc. (ENVPRB1)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious38210.2
2) No more serious than others213057.0
3) One of least serious84722.7
4) Don't know37810.1
Missing1724 
TOTAL3737100.0
361) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Water pollution from disposal of waste products by manufacturing plants (ENVPRB2)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious272971.9
2) No more serious than others97325.6
3) One of least serious521.4
4) Don't know421.1
Missing1665 
TOTAL3796100.0
362) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Water pollution caused by sewage from homes and offices (ENVPRB3)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious158141.9
2) No more serious than others169344.8
3) One of least serious42611.3
4) Don't know752.0
Missing1686 
TOTAL3775100.0
363) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Oil spillage from tankers in lakes, rivers and oceans (ENVPRB4)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious170045.2
2) No more serious than others162943.3
3) One of least serious38610.3
4) Don't know461.2
Missing1700 
TOTAL3761100.0
364) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Soil erosion (ENVPRB5)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious95825.7
2) No more serious than others206055.2
3) One of least serious58015.5
4) Don't know1343.6
Missing1729 
TOTAL3732100.0
365) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Destruction of rain forests (ENVPRB6)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious233461.7
2) No more serious than others114430.2
3) One of least serious2095.5
4) Don't know982.6
Missing1676 
TOTAL3785100.0
366) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Destruction of swamps and wetlands. (ENVPRB7)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious134535.8
2) No more serious than others182648.6
3) One of least serious44211.8
4) Don't know1463.9
Missing1702 
TOTAL3759100.0
367) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Acid rain (ENVPRB8)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious134735.8
2) No more serious than others183248.7
3) One of least serious42511.3
4) Don't know1604.3
Missing1697 
TOTAL3764100.0
368) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Consumption of oil, gas, and other nonrenewable resources (ENVPRB9)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious148139.4
2) No more serious than others168244.8
3) One of least serious51413.7
4) Don't know812.2
Missing1703 
TOTAL3758100.0
369) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Landfills for disposal of garbage and trash from households and industry (ENVPRB10)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious161842.8
2) No more serious than others175346.3
3) One of least serious3639.6
4) Don't know501.3
Missing1677 
TOTAL3784100.0
370) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Rapid population growth (ENVPRB11)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious142837.8
2) No more serious than others160442.4
3) One of least serious65417.3
4) Don't know942.5
Missing1681 
TOTAL3780100.0
371) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Environmental contamination from chemical waste disposal (ENVPRB12)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious213456.2
2) No more serious than others142137.5
3) One of least serious1514.0
4) Don't know882.3
Missing1667 
TOTAL3794100.0
372) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Environmental contamination from nuclear waste disposal (ENVPRB13)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious195751.6
2) No more serious than others125433.0
3) One of least serious43511.5
4) Don't know1504.0
Missing1665 
TOTAL3796100.0
373) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Radiation from nuclear power plants (ENVPRB14)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious86522.9
2) No more serious than others146938.9
3) One of least serious125733.3
4) Don't know1874.9
Missing1683 
TOTAL3778100.0
374) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- The "greenhouse effect" (global warming) (ENVPRB15)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious149939.6
2) No more serious than others140937.2
3) One of least serious55114.6
4) Don't know3268.6
Missing1676 
TOTAL3785100.0
375) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Air pollution from automobile exhaust (ENVPRB16)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious145138.6
2) No more serious than others198252.8
3) One of least serious2797.4
4) Don't know451.2
Missing1704 
TOTAL3757100.0
376) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Air pollution from industrial plants and factories (ENVPRB17)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious147839.2
2) No more serious than others202353.7
3) One of least serious2185.8
4) Don't know481.3
Missing1694 
TOTAL3767100.0
377) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Destruction of the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere (ENVPRB18)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious224759.4
2) No more serious than others99926.4
3) One of least serious2245.9
4) Don't know3168.3
Missing1675 
TOTAL3786100.0
378) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Destruction of wildlife habitats (ENVPRB19)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious135035.7
2) No more serious than others190350.4
3) One of least serious46812.4
4) Don't know561.5
Missing1684 
TOTAL3777100.0
379) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Pesticide residues on food eaten by humans (ENVPRB20)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious101226.8
2) No more serious than others186949.4
3) One of least serious78520.8
4) Don't know1153.0
Missing1680 
TOTAL3781100.0
380) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. Below is a list of some things environmentalists have said are problems for us. For each item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your own opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. -- Loss of species through extinction (ENVPRB21)
TOTAL%
1) One of most serious103827.5
2) No more serious than others162543.1
3) One of least serious93124.7
4) Don't know1804.8
Missing1687 
TOTAL3774100.0
381) Of the problems listed above (ENVPRB1 through ENVPRB21), which ONE do you think is the most serious environmental problem at the present time? (ENV_1ST)
TOTAL%
2) Strip mining of coal, iron, copper, etc.130.4
3) Water pollution from disposal of waste products by manufacturing plants3278.9
4) Water pollution caused by sewage from homes and offices1103.0
5) Oil spillage from tankers in lakes, rivers, oceans671.8
6) Soil erosion551.5
7) Destruction of rain forests3168.6
8) Destruction of swamps and wetlands160.4
9) Acid rain280.8
10) Consumption of oil, gas and other nonrenewable resources2587.0
11) Landfills for disposal of garbage and trash from households2587.0
12) Rapid population growth56315.4
13) Environmental contamination from chemical waste disposal2216.0
14) Environmental contamination from nuclear waste disposal1443.9
15) Radiation from nuclear power plants501.4
16) The "greenhouse effect" (global warming)2867.8
17) Air pollution from automobile exhaust1353.7
18) Air pollution from industrial plants and factories591.6
19) Destruction of the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere56015.3
20) Destruction of wildlife habitats401.1
21) Pesticide residues on food eaten by humans691.9
22) Loss of species through extinction401.1
23) No one problem is more important than any other340.9
24) More than one serious environmental problem110.3
Missing1801 
TOTAL3660100.0
382) Here are some sources from which you might obtain information on environmental problems and issues. For each, please indicate if it is a major source, a minor source, or not a source of environmental information for you. -- Government (ENVINFO1)
TOTAL%
1) Major source92825.0
2) Minor source216458.2
3) Not a source62716.9
Missing1742 
TOTAL3719100.0
383) Here are some sources from which you might obtain information on environmental problems and issues. For each, please indicate if it is a major source, a minor source, or not a source of environmental information for you. -- TV news (ENVINFO2)
TOTAL%
1) Major source238762.9
2) Minor source126933.4
3) Not a source1393.7
Missing1666 
TOTAL3795100.0
384) Here are some sources from which you might obtain information on environmental problems and issues. For each, please indicate if it is a major source, a minor source, or not a source of environmental information for you. -- Radio (ENVINFO3)
TOTAL%
1) Major source130634.8
2) Minor source192551.3
3) Not a source51913.8
Missing1711 
TOTAL3750100.0
385) Here are some sources from which you might obtain information on environmental problems and issues. For each, please indicate if it is a major source, a minor source, or not a source of environmental information for you. -- Newspapers (ENVINFO4)
TOTAL%
1) Major source261068.9
2) Minor source109128.8
3) Not a source862.3
Missing1674 
TOTAL3787100.0
386) Here are some sources from which you might obtain information on environmental problems and issues. For each, please indicate if it is a major source, a minor source, or not a source of environmental information for you. -- Magazines (ENVINFO5)
TOTAL%
1) Major source225259.8
2) Minor source131234.9
3) Not a source2005.3
Missing1697 
TOTAL3764100.0
387) Here are some sources from which you might obtain information on environmental problems and issues. For each, please indicate if it is a major source, a minor source, or not a source of environmental information for you. -- Environmental groups (ENVINFO6)
TOTAL%
1) Major source167344.4
2) Minor source154040.9
3) Not a source55314.7
Missing1695 
TOTAL3766100.0
388) Here are some sources from which you might obtain information on environmental problems and issues. For each, please indicate if it is a major source, a minor source, or not a source of environmental information for you. -- Businesses and corporations (ENVINFO7)
TOTAL%
1) Major source1834.9
2) Minor source168945.0
3) Not a source187850.1
Missing1711 
TOTAL3750100.0
389) Here are some sources from which you might obtain information on environmental problems and issues. For each, please indicate if it is a major source, a minor source, or not a source of environmental information for you. -- Friends and family (ENVINFO8)
TOTAL%
1) Major source43411.5
2) Minor source216457.5
3) Not a source116531.0
Missing1698 
TOTAL3763100.0
390) Here are some sources from which you might obtain information on environmental problems and issues. For each, please indicate if it is a major source, a minor source, or not a source of environmental information for you. -- The church (ENVINFO9)
TOTAL%
1) Major source39810.5
2) Minor source180547.8
3) Not a source157241.6
Missing1686 
TOTAL3775100.0
391) Do you agree or disagree that environmental issues are appropriate social concerns for the church? (ENVSOCCN)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely172545.4
2) Agree mostly119531.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree43711.5
4) Disagree mostly3068.0
5) Disagree completely1002.6
6) Don't know401.1
Missing1658 
TOTAL3803100.0
392) Do you agree or disagree: The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) should become more involved in environmental issues. (ENV_CH)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely122332.1
2) Agree mostly118631.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree63716.7
4) Disagree mostly49913.1
5) Disagree completely1774.6
6) Don't know932.4
Missing1646 
TOTAL3815100.0
393) Church members who are concerned about environmental problems should: (ENVOPIN)
TOTAL%
1) Work for change entirely through other institutions and not the church40210.6
2) Work for change primarily through other institutions, and only secondarily through the church156941.2
3) Work for change equally through other institutions and the church169644.6
4) Work for change primarily through the church, and only secondarily through other institutions260.7
5) Work for change entirely through the church, and not through other institutions40.1
6) Not sure1092.9
Missing1655 
TOTAL3806100.0
394) Before receiving this questionnaire, were you aware that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has a policy statement on the environment? (ENVPLCY1)
TOTAL%
1) No208654.8
2) Yes171845.2
Missing1657 
TOTAL3804100.0
395) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE AWARE THAT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (U.S.A.) HAD A POLICY STATEMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT BEFORE RECEIVING THIS QUESTIONNAIRE: Please indicate how you became familiar with the policy statement of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) concerning the environment. -- I read the report, "Restoring Creation," adopted by the 1990 General Assembly. (ENVPLCY2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74462.5
2) No44637.5
Missing4271 
TOTAL1190100.0
396) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE AWARE THAT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (U.S.A.) HAD A POLICY STATEMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT BEFORE RECEIVING THIS QUESTIONNAIRE: Please indicate how you became familiar with the policy statement of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) concerning the environment. -- I participated in a group which studied "Restoring Creation." (ENVPLCY3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9110.2
2) No80289.8
Missing4568 
TOTAL893100.0
397) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE AWARE THAT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (U.S.A.) HAD A POLICY STATEMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT BEFORE RECEIVING THIS QUESTIONNAIRE: Please indicate how you became familiar with the policy statement of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) concerning the environment. -- My pastor provided information. (ENVPLCY4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25931.4
2) No56668.6
Missing4636 
TOTAL825100.0
398) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE AWARE THAT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (U.S.A.) HAD A POLICY STATEMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT BEFORE RECEIVING THIS QUESTIONNAIRE: Please indicate how you became familiar with the policy statement of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) concerning the environment. -- I read about the policy statement in a magazine or newspaper. (ENVPLCY5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88674.5
2) No30325.5
Missing4272 
TOTAL1189100.0
399) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE AWARE THAT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (U.S.A.) HAD A POLICY STATEMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT BEFORE RECEIVING THIS QUESTIONNAIRE: Please indicate how you became familiar with the policy statement of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) concerning the environment. -- Other (ENVPLCY6)
TOTAL%
1) Denominational written material (other than "Restoring Creation")5826.6
2) Experiential (committee, General Assembly, word of mouth)12657.8
3) Extra-denominational written material20.9
4) Assumed they had a policy; they have one on everything else3214.7
Missing5243 
TOTAL218100.0
400) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE READ OR STUDIED "RESTORING CREATION": What effect, if any, did reading this report have on your attitude and behavior concerning the environment? -- First answer (RESCRTN1)
TOTAL%
1) Motivated me to get involved9015.4
2) Informed me9816.8
3) None12721.7
4) Showed (convinced) me that this is an appropriate issue for the church-part of God's command to be stewards of creation; made me more sensitive to these issues15025.6
5) Confirmed what I already knew12020.5
Missing4876 
TOTAL585100.0
401) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE READ OR STUDIED "RESTORING CREATION": What effect, if any, did reading this report have on your attitude and behavior concerning the environment? -- Second answer (RESCRTN2)
TOTAL%
1) Motivated me to get involved927.3
3) None26.1
4) Showed (convinced) me that this is an appropriate issue for the church-part of God's command to be stewards of creation; made me more sensitive to these issues2163.6
5) Confirmed what I already knew13.0
Missing5428 
TOTAL33100.0
402) The denomination is giving consideration to collecting money for church programs related to the environment as part of a special offering. What do you think of this idea? (SPOFFRNG)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent idea52913.9
2) Good idea95425.1
3) Fair idea77520.4
4) Poor idea117530.9
5) Not sure3649.6
Missing1664 
TOTAL3797100.0
403) In the past year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) -- Participated in a recycling program in your community (CONGENV1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes228561.2
2) No99026.5
3) Not sure46012.3
Missing1726 
TOTAL3735100.0
404) In the past year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) -- Taken steps to reduce the amount of non-recyclable waste the congregation produces (CONGENV2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes196253.1
2) No105128.4
3) Not sure68218.5
Missing1766 
TOTAL3695100.0
405) In the past year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) -- Taken steps to reduce consumption of energy in the church buildings (CONGENV3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes239864.9
2) No68318.5
3) Not sure61416.6
Missing1766 
TOTAL3695100.0
406) In the past year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) -- Heard a sermon during Sunday morning worship that emphasized environmental issues (CONGENV4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes112830.5
2) No186750.5
3) Not sure70219.0
Missing1764 
TOTAL3697100.0
407) In the past year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) -- Been actively involved in a public policy debate concerning the environment (CONGENV5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2577.0
2) No272274.0
3) Not sure69919.0
Missing1783 
TOTAL3678100.0
408) In the past year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) -- Had a series of study sessions on environmental issues (CONGENV6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46512.6
2) No264171.8
3) Not sure57215.6
Missing1783 
TOTAL3678100.0
409) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CONGREGATION HAS HAD A SERIES OF STUDY SESSIONS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN THE PAST YEAR: Did you use the "Keeping and Healing Study Book?" (STDYBKEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes889.9
2) No57564.8
3) Not sure22525.3
Missing4573 
TOTAL888100.0
410) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CONGREGATION HAS HAD A SERIES OF STUDY SESSIONS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN THE PAST YEAR: What other resources, if any, were used? -- First answer (ENVSESS1)
TOTAL%
1) Denominational written material (other than "Keeping and Healing")4916.8
2) Speakers/literature/videos from environmental groups10636.4
3) Book/video (specific title given)186.2
4) Extra-denominational material237.9
5) Government publications155.2
6) Non-Presbyterian religious material51.7
7) Scripture20.7
8) Various resources3612.4
9) Miscellaneous other3712.7
Missing5170 
TOTAL291100.0
411) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CONGREGATION HAS HAD A SERIES OF STUDY SESSIONS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN THE PAST YEAR: What other resources, if any, were used? -- Second answer (ENVSESS2)
TOTAL%
1) Denominational written material (other than "Keeping and Healing Study Book")531.3
2) Speakers/literature/videos from environmental groups212.5
3) Book/video (specific title given)16.3
4) Extra-denominational material425.0
5) Government publications318.8
7) Scripture16.3
Missing5445 
TOTAL16100.0
412) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CONGREGATION HAS HAD A SERIES OF STUDY SESSIONS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN THE PAST YEAR: What other resources, if any, were used? -- Third answer (ENVSESS3)
TOTAL%
1) Denominational written material (other than "Keeping and Healing Study Book")466.7
2) Speakers/literature/videos from environmental groups116.7
4) Extra-denominational material116.7
Missing5455 
TOTAL6100.0
413) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Return beverage bottles or cans or glass containers to a store or recycling center (ENVACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis291476.9
2) Does from time to time46612.3
3) Does not do2817.4
4) Not an available option1303.4
Missing1670 
TOTAL3791100.0
414) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Recycle newspapers (ENVACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis259968.5
2) Does from time to time43911.6
3) Does not do52013.7
4) Not an available option2356.2
Missing1668 
TOTAL3793100.0
415) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Sort trash to separate garbage from recyclable material (ENVACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis221858.7
2) Does from time to time45111.9
3) Does not do75119.9
4) Not an available option3569.4
Missing1685 
TOTAL3776100.0
416) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Try to buy products made from, or packaged in, recycled materials (ENVACT4)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis139636.9
2) Does from time to time179747.5
3) Does not do56214.9
4) Not an available option290.8
Missing1677 
TOTAL3784100.0
417) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Cut down on use of an automobile by using public transportation, carpooling, bicycling, etc. (ENVACT5)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis43111.4
2) Does from time to time100826.6
3) Does not do172745.7
4) Not an available option61716.3
Missing1678 
TOTAL3783100.0
418) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Write letters to politicians expressing opinions on environmental issues (ENVACT6)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis1393.7
2) Does from time to time74819.7
3) Does not do288176.1
4) Not an available option200.5
Missing1673 
TOTAL3788100.0
419) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Give money to an organization or cause that studies or promotes environmental issues (ENVACT7)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis50313.3
2) Does from time to time137136.3
3) Does not do185649.1
4) Not an available option521.4
Missing1679 
TOTAL3782100.0
420) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Volunteer time to an organization or program primarily concerned with environmental issues (ENVACT8)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis1574.2
2) Does from time to time52313.8
3) Does not do296878.5
4) Not an available option1323.5
Missing1681 
TOTAL3780100.0
421) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Make an effort to reduce energy consumption in your dwelling (ENVACT9)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis266270.1
2) Does from time to time103127.2
3) Does not do962.5
4) Not an available option60.2
Missing1666 
TOTAL3795100.0
422) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Take steps to reduce the amount of items your household puts into the waste stream (ENVACT10)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis204154.1
2) Does from time to time119931.8
3) Does not do45612.1
4) Not an available option752.0
Missing1690 
TOTAL3771100.0
423) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Read a book(s) on environmental issues (ENVACT11)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis59115.8
2) Does from time to time153441.0
3) Does not do159142.5
4) Not an available option290.8
Missing1716 
TOTAL3745100.0
424) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Invest money in a company (or several companies through a stock fund) because of its exemplary environmental record (ENVACT12)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis1554.1
2) Does from time to time3399.0
3) Does not do288676.5
4) Not an available option39210.4
Missing1689 
TOTAL3772100.0
425) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Maintain a compost pile to recycle garbage (ENVACT13)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis78720.9
2) Does from time to time43411.5
3) Does not do227460.4
4) Not an available option2727.2
Missing1694 
TOTAL3767100.0
426) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Vote for or against a candidate for public office because of that candidate's stand on environmental issues (ENVACT14)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis80221.2
2) Does from time to time158942.0
3) Does not do125633.2
4) Not an available option1323.5
Missing1682 
TOTAL3779100.0
427) Below is a list of activities related to environmental issues. For each activity, indicate whether you or someone in your household (1) makes a real effort to do it on a regular basis; (2) does it from time to time when it's convenient; (3) does not do it; or (4) the activity is not an available option in your community. -- Put up with weeds in your lawn because you don't want chemical herbicides sprayed in your yard (ENVACT15)
TOTAL%
1) Does on regular basis133135.3
2) Does from time to time67117.8
3) Does not do151340.1
4) Not an available option2586.8
Missing1688 
TOTAL3773100.0
428) Below is a list of some things that have been proposed to improve the quality of our environment. For each one, please indicate whether it is something you think would do enough good so you would be willing to see it happen in your community, or whether you think it would not do enough to be worth the inconvenience or extra cost. -- Require carpooling to and from work, even though it means having to stick to the carpool schedule and not having a car at work in case of an emergency (ENVQUAL1)
TOTAL%
1) Willing108529.5
2) Not worth cost or inconvenience185350.3
3) Don't know74420.2
Missing1779 
TOTAL3682100.0
429) Below is a list of some things that have been proposed to improve the quality of our environment. For each one, please indicate whether it is something you think would do enough good so you would be willing to see it happen in your community, or whether you think it would not do enough to be worth the inconvenience or extra cost. -- Ban the use of plastic containers, even though they are lightweight and do not break when dropped (ENVQUAL2)
TOTAL%
1) Willing232261.6
2) Not worth cost or inconvenience92824.6
3) Don't know51713.7
Missing1694 
TOTAL3767100.0
430) Below is a list of some things that have been proposed to improve the quality of our environment. For each one, please indicate whether it is something you think would do enough good so you would be willing to see it happen in your community, or whether you think it would not do enough to be worth the inconvenience or extra cost. -- Institute mandatory recycling of bottles, cans and newspapers, even though this means you will have to sort your trash and need to make extra space to keep separate types of trash (ENVQUAL3)
TOTAL%
1) Willing350092.1
2) Not worth cost or inconvenience2155.7
3) Don't know842.2
Missing1662 
TOTAL3799100.0
431) Below is a list of some things that have been proposed to improve the quality of our environment. For each one, please indicate whether it is something you think would do enough good so you would be willing to see it happen in your community, or whether you think it would not do enough to be worth the inconvenience or extra cost. -- Require monetary deposits on all reusable and recyclable containers, even though this will be inconvenient to both customers and retailers (ENVQUAL4)
TOTAL%
1) Willing277173.2
2) Not worth cost or inconvenience70718.7
3) Don't know3078.1
Missing1676 
TOTAL3785100.0
432) Are you willing to pay higher prices for goods that are made out of recycled materials? (RECYCLE1)
TOTAL%
1) No103527.9
2) Yes267572.1
Missing1751 
TOTAL3710100.0
433) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE WILLING TO PAY HIGHER PRICES FOR GOODS THAT ARE MADE OUT OF RECYLCLED MATERIALS: In general, how much more? Percent given: (RECYCLE2)
TOTAL%
1) 1756.7
2) 26710.2
3) 1114.3
4) 160.6
5) 72727.9
6) 10.0
7) 140.5
8) 130.5
9) 10.0
10) 71027.2
12) 20.1
15) 833.2
18) 10.0
20) 943.6
25) 461.8
30) 60.2
35) 10.0
42) 10.0
50) 170.7
60) 10.0
90) 90% or more30.1
96) As much as needed190.7
97) Shouldn't cost more542.1
98) Don't know2449.4
Missing2854 
TOTAL2607100.0
434) Below is a list of several organizations that work with environmental issues. For each organization, please indicate in general how closely its views and positions match those of your own. -- Ducks Unlimited (ENVORG1)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1885.0
2) Most of the time57815.5
3) Some of the time39110.5
4) Never752.0
5) Don't know250767.1
Missing1722 
TOTAL3739100.0
435) Below is a list of several organizations that work with environmental issues. For each organization, please indicate in general how closely its views and positions match those of your own. -- Earth First (ENVORG2)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1173.1
2) Most of the time41011.0
3) Some of the time51913.9
4) Never2266.1
5) Don't know246265.9
Missing1727 
TOTAL3734100.0
436) Below is a list of several organizations that work with environmental issues. For each organization, please indicate in general how closely its views and positions match those of your own. -- Greenpeace (ENVORG3)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time2055.5
2) Most of the time95225.5
3) Some of the time121632.5
4) Never3108.3
5) Don't know105628.2
Missing1722 
TOTAL3739100.0
437) Below is a list of several organizations that work with environmental issues. For each organization, please indicate in general how closely its views and positions match those of your own. -- National Audubon Society (ENVORG4)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time63416.8
2) Most of the time150940.1
3) Some of the time59515.8
4) Never491.3
5) Don't know97625.9
Missing1698 
TOTAL3763100.0
438) Below is a list of several organizations that work with environmental issues. For each organization, please indicate in general how closely its views and positions match those of your own. -- Sierra Club (ENVORG5)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time39810.6
2) Most of the time118231.5
3) Some of the time83122.1
4) Never1604.3
5) Don't know118331.5
Missing1707 
TOTAL3754100.0
439) Below is a list of several organizations that work with environmental issues. For each organization, please indicate in general how closely its views and positions match those of your own. -- World Wildlife Fund (ENVORG6)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time40810.9
2) Most of the time91724.4
3) Some of the time54214.4
4) Never711.9
5) Don't know181848.4
Missing1705 
TOTAL3756100.0
440) In the past year, to what extent (if any) have you participated in the following outdoor activities? -- Bicycling (OTDRACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Often43511.8
2) Occasionally96326.2
3) Rarely77221.0
4) Never150841.0
Missing1783 
TOTAL3678100.0
441) In the past year, to what extent (if any) have you participated in the following outdoor activities? -- Boating/canoeing/sailing (OTDRACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Often3018.2
2) Occasionally95826.0
3) Rarely93025.2
4) Never149840.6
Missing1774 
TOTAL3687100.0
442) In the past year, to what extent (if any) have you participated in the following outdoor activities? -- Camping (OTDRACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Often2978.1
2) Occasionally75320.4
3) Rarely71019.3
4) Never192552.2
Missing1776 
TOTAL3685100.0
443) In the past year, to what extent (if any) have you participated in the following outdoor activities? -- Fishing (OTDRACT4)
TOTAL%
1) Often2597.0
2) Occasionally61916.8
3) Rarely70819.2
4) Never209256.9
Missing1783 
TOTAL3678100.0
444) In the past year, to what extent (if any) have you participated in the following outdoor activities? -- Hiking (OTDRACT5)
TOTAL%
1) Often76920.7
2) Occasionally140237.7
3) Rarely68818.5
4) Never85523.0
Missing1747 
TOTAL3714100.0
445) In the past year, to what extent (if any) have you participated in the following outdoor activities? -- Skiing (OTDRACT6)
TOTAL%
1) Often1273.5
2) Occasionally40611.2
3) Rarely41811.5
4) Never269073.9
Missing1820 
TOTAL3641100.0
446) In the past year, to what extent (if any) have you participated in the following outdoor activities? -- Visiting a state park (OTDRACT7)
TOTAL%
1) Often68818.3
2) Occasionally194051.7
3) Rarely64917.3
4) Never47412.6
Missing1710 
TOTAL3751100.0
447) In the past year, to what extent (if any) have you participated in the following outdoor activities? -- Visiting a national park (OTDRACT8)
TOTAL%
1) Often39610.7
2) Occasionally150240.6
3) Rarely79421.4
4) Never101027.3
Missing1759 
TOTAL3702100.0
448) In the past year, to what extent (if any) have you participated in the following outdoor activities? -- Other (OTDRACT9)
TOTAL%
1) Walking/running/jogging25639.3
2) Swimming/water sports7110.9
3) Other outdoor sports10115.5
4) Gardening13020.0
5) Bird watching/naturalist activities182.8
6) Horseback riding40.6
8) None (not available; disabled)294.5
9) Miscellaneous other426.5
Missing4810 
TOTAL651100.0
449) Do you consider yourself to be an environmentalist? (ENVRNMEN)
TOTAL%
1) No79120.8
2) Yes248065.3
3) Not sure52713.9
Missing1663 
TOTAL3798100.0
450) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO CONSIDER THEMSELVES TO BE AN ENVIRONMENTALIST: Would you say that you are a strong environmentalist? (STENVIRO)
TOTAL%
1) No96939.5
2) Yes96639.4
3) Not sure51721.1
Missing3009 
TOTAL2452100.0
451) How familiar are you with the term "eco-justice"? (ECOJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar41510.9
2) Familiar93924.7
3) Somewhat familiar108928.7
4) Not at all familiar135535.7
Missing1663 
TOTAL3798100.0
452) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- First comes economic security and well-being; then we can worry about environmental problems. (ENV_Q1)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely721.9
2) Agree mostly52013.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree71018.7
4) Disagree mostly162142.7
5) Disagree completely79420.9
6) Don't know792.1
Missing1665 
TOTAL3796100.0
453) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- One thing I enjoy most in life is going someplace like the woods, mountains or the ocean to be surrounded by nature. (ENV_Q2)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely182347.8
2) Agree mostly151539.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree3589.4
4) Disagree mostly852.2
5) Disagree completely170.4
6) Don't know130.3
Missing1650 
TOTAL3811100.0
454) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- Setting aside more land for parks and wilderness should be a national priority. (ENV_Q3)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely117530.9
2) Agree mostly173145.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree57915.2
4) Disagree mostly2145.6
5) Disagree completely501.3
6) Don't know591.5
Missing1653 
TOTAL3808100.0
455) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- Nature is far more beautiful than things made by humankind. (ENV_Q4)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely152039.8
2) Agree mostly150539.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree68117.9
4) Disagree mostly822.1
5) Disagree completely200.5
6) Don't know70.2
Missing1646 
TOTAL3815100.0
456) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- New technologies will surely come along to solve environmental problems before they get out of hand. (ENV_Q5)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely852.2
2) Agree mostly69218.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree83221.8
4) Disagree mostly143137.5
5) Disagree completely46812.3
6) Don't know3038.0
Missing1650 
TOTAL3811100.0
457) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- Some pollution is inevitable if we are going to continue to make improvements in our standard of living. (ENV_Q6)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely2697.1
2) Agree mostly159141.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree60315.9
4) Disagree mostly98225.8
5) Disagree completely2286.0
6) Don't know1303.4
Missing1658 
TOTAL3803100.0
458) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- Environmental problems will never be manageable until the rate of world population growth drops to zero. (ENV_Q7)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely2215.8
2) Agree mostly77020.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree65117.1
4) Disagree mostly130734.4
5) Disagree completely58715.4
6) Don't know2646.9
Missing1661 
TOTAL3800100.0
459) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- The Earth's resources are finite, so to improve everyone's standard of living, those of us in wealthy countries need to simplify our lifestyles. (ENV_Q8)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely97625.7
2) Agree mostly172445.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree47712.6
4) Disagree mostly37810.0
5) Disagree completely1243.3
6) Don't know1183.1
Missing1664 
TOTAL3797100.0
460) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- The high birth rate in poor countries is as much a problem for the environment as is the industrial pollution of the United States, Europe and Japan. (ENV_Q9)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely87422.9
2) Agree mostly152740.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree45912.0
4) Disagree mostly54814.4
5) Disagree completely1554.1
6) Don't know2486.5
Missing1650 
TOTAL3811100.0
461) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- No new nuclear energy reactors should be built until a permanent solution to disposing of radioactive waste has been devised. (ENV_Q10)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely122032.0
2) Agree mostly110729.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree48512.7
4) Disagree mostly59315.6
5) Disagree completely2496.5
6) Don't know1534.0
Missing1654 
TOTAL3807100.0
462) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- As individuals, we should live our lives so that, on balance, we strive to make the environment better than we found it. (ENV_Q11)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely245864.7
2) Agree mostly120131.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree1122.9
4) Disagree mostly210.6
5) Disagree completely10.0
6) Don't know60.2
Missing1662 
TOTAL3799100.0
463) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- We should quit using so many pesticides on farm crops, even if it means the yields decline. (ENV_Q12)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely77520.4
2) Agree mostly168344.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree62016.3
4) Disagree mostly42411.2
5) Disagree completely862.3
6) Don't know2115.6
Missing1662 
TOTAL3799100.0
464) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement below. -- I would be willing to pay higher taxes to help clean up the environment. (ENV_Q13)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely81121.3
2) Agree mostly171445.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree54614.4
4) Disagree mostly39810.5
5) Disagree completely1975.2
6) Don't know1333.5
Missing1662 
TOTAL3799100.0
465) Ten years from now, do you think the overall quality of the environment worldwide will be: (ENVQLTY)
TOTAL%
1) Significantly better than it is today2406.3
2) Slightly better than it is today124432.8
3) About the same as it is today84922.4
4) Slightly worse than it is today89523.6
5) Significantly worse than it is today46112.1
6) No opinion1092.9
Missing1663 
TOTAL3798100.0
466) Please use the space below to provide any additional comments concerning the environment. -- Respondent's first written comments (ENVCMMT1)
TOTAL%
1) Church should do more on environment.17615.7
2) Mixed support and opposition to church involvement; Church should make it an issue but not go overboard.11410.2
3) Church should do less on environment.12511.1
4) Generally support more efforts to improve environment (government, private, etc.)1079.5
5) Mixed support and opposition to environmental changes.635.6
6) Generally oppose more efforts to improve environment.171.5
7) Observations, explanations for environmental problems34430.7
8) Comments on questionnaire itself1079.5
9) Miscellaneous other696.1
Missing4339 
TOTAL1122100.0
467) Please use the space below to provide any additional comments concerning the environment. -- Respondent's second written comments (ENVCMMT2)
TOTAL%
1) Church should do more on environment.219.9
2) Mixed support and opposition to church involvement; Church should make it an issue but not go overboard.115.2
3) Church should do less on environment.136.1
4) Generally support more efforts to improve environment (government, private, etc.)3215.1
5) Mixed support and opposition to environmental changes136.1
6) Generally oppose more efforts to improve environment62.8
7) Observations, explanations for environmental problems8138.2
8) Comments on questionnaire itself2310.8
9) Miscellaneous other125.7
Missing5249 
TOTAL212100.0
468) What is your height in feet, without shoes? (HGHT_FT)
TOTAL%
3) 10.0
4) 170.4
5) 282374.5
6) 94725.0
7) 20.1
Missing1671 
TOTAL3790100.0
469) Not counting your height in feet, how many additional inches in height are you? (HGHT_IN)
TOTAL%
0) 43611.5
1) 2987.9
2) 2907.7
3) 2456.5
4) 2767.3
5) 2446.4
6) 3158.3
7) 2677.0
8) 3419.0
9) 3108.2
10) 42611.2
11) 3429.0
Missing1671 
TOTAL3790100.0
470) What is your weight, without shoes? (WGHT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3771171.13234
471) What is your body frame size? (BDYFRAME)
TOTAL%
1) Small49213.0
2) Medium243964.4
3) Large85722.6
Missing1673 
TOTAL3788100.0
472) Have you ever been told that you have diabetes (or sugar diabetes)? (DIABETES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1624.3
2) No363895.7
Missing1661 
TOTAL3800100.0
473) Are you now taking medicine for high blood pressure? (HBP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62216.4
2) No317483.6
Missing1665 
TOTAL3796100.0
474) What is your blood pressure now? Systolic (high number) (BP_SYSTL)
TOTAL%
1) 1-99552.2
2) 100-1091124.4
3) 110-11948919.2
4) 120-12986433.9
5) 130-13950719.9
6) 140-14935213.8
7) 150-159883.4
8) 160-169562.2
9) 170 or more291.1
Missing2909 
TOTAL2552100.0
475) What is your blood pressure now? Diastolic (low number) (BP_DIAST)
TOTAL%
1) Under 60311.2
2) 60-6928811.3
3) 70-7986934.1
4) 80-89112043.9
5) 90-992329.1
6) 100 to highest90.4
Missing2912 
TOTAL2549100.0
476) 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
Missing4226 
TOTAL1235100.0
477) What is your total cholesterol level (based on a blood test)? (CHOLSTRL)
TOTAL%
1) Under 1502039.2
2) 150-17433915.4
3) 175-19953024.0
4) 200-21947621.6
5) 220-23933615.2
6) 240 or more32014.5
Missing3257 
TOTAL2204100.0
478) 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
Missing4775 
TOTAL686100.0
479) How many cigars do you usually smoke per day? (NO_CGRS)
TOTAL%
0) None375599.4
1) One60.2
2) Two or more150.4
Missing1685 
TOTAL3776100.0
480) How many pipes of tobacco do you usually smoke per day? (NO_TOBAC)
TOTAL%
0) None370298.2
1) One110.3
2) Two or more571.5
Missing1691 
TOTAL3770100.0
481) How many times per day do you usually use smokeless tobacco? (Chewing tobacco, snuff, pouches, etc.) (NO_TOBCC)
TOTAL%
0) None372798.9
1) One80.2
2) Two or more350.9
Missing1691 
TOTAL3770100.0
482) How would you describe your cigarette smoking habits? (CIGARETT)
TOTAL%
1) Never smoked220860.2
2) Used to smoke122233.3
3) Still smoke2386.5
Missing1793 
TOTAL3668100.0
483) 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
Missing5220 
TOTAL241100.0
484) 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
Missing4252 
TOTAL1209100.0
485) 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
Missing4275 
TOTAL1186100.0
486) 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) 15,000-19,99982122.2
5) 20,000 or more106428.8
Missing1764 
TOTAL3697100.0
487) In the next 12 months how many thousands of miles will you probably travel by each of the following vehicles? -- Motorcycle (TRAVEL2)
TOTAL%
0) None207797.4
1) 1,000231.1
2) 2,000 or more321.5
Missing3329 
TOTAL2132100.0
488) On a typical day how you do usually travel? (TRAVEL3)
TOTAL%
1) Walk1534.1
2) Bicycle210.6
3) Motorcycle30.1
4) Subcompact or compact car111829.6
5) Midsize or full-size car192751.0
6) Truck or van46312.3
7) Bus, subway or train371.0
8) Mostly stay home551.5
Missing1684 
TOTAL3777100.0
489) 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%1844.9
4) 75%-99%106428.2
5) 100%228760.6
Missing1690 
TOTAL3771100.0
490) 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 limit230661.3
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
Missing1702 
TOTAL3759100.0
491) 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) None366997.1
1) 1 time792.1
2) 2 times190.5
3) 3 times80.2
4) 4 times20.1
5) 5 times10.0
Missing1683 
TOTAL3778100.0
492) How many drinks of alcoholic beverage do you have in a typical week? -- Bottles or cans of beer (ALCOHOL1)
TOTAL%
0) None256376.5
1) 1 or 246313.8
2) 3 or 41374.1
3) 5 or 6862.6
4) 7 or more1003.0
Missing2112 
TOTAL3349100.0
493) How many drinks of alcoholic beverage do you have in a typical week? -- Glasses of wine (ALCOHOL2)
TOTAL%
0) None232768.5
1) 1 or 267920.0
2) 3 or 41634.8
3) 5 or 6952.8
4) 7 or more1333.9
Missing2064 
TOTAL3397100.0
494) How many drinks of alcoholic beverage do you have in a typical week? -- Wine coolers (ALCOHOL3)
TOTAL%
0) None288797.2
1) 1 or 2802.7
2) 3 or more40.1
Missing2490 
TOTAL2971100.0
495) How many drinks of alcoholic beverage do you have in a typical week? -- Mixed drinks or shots of liquor (ALCOHOL4)
TOTAL%
0) None257477.9
1) 1 or 236711.1
2) 3 or 41434.3
3) 5 or 6902.7
4) 7 or more1314.0
Missing2156 
TOTAL3305100.0
496) 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
Missing4148 
TOTAL1313100.0
497) 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
Missing4408 
TOTAL1053100.0
498) 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
Missing4126 
TOTAL1335100.0
499) 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
Missing4129 
TOTAL1332100.0
500) 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
Missing4125 
TOTAL1336100.0
501) 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
Missing4128 
TOTAL1333100.0
502) 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
Missing4131 
TOTAL1330100.0
503) 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
Missing4129 
TOTAL1332100.0
504) 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
Missing4121 
TOTAL1340100.0
505) 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 ago105142.3
2) 1 year ago39315.8
3) 2 years ago35514.3
4) 3 or more years ago44317.8
5) Never2459.9
Missing2974 
TOTAL2487100.0
506) 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 never363196.7
4) Not sure671.8
Missing1708 
TOTAL3753100.0
507) Considering your age, how would you describe your overall physical health? (PHYSHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent154240.7
2) Good196851.9
3) Fair2566.8
4) Poor250.7
Missing1670 
TOTAL3791100.0
508) 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 week93524.7
2) 1 or 2 times per week110829.3
3) At least 3 times per week174146.0
Missing1677 
TOTAL3784100.0
509) 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 me339696.9
Missing1955 
TOTAL3506100.0
510) 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) Yes362295.6
2) No1674.4
Missing1672 
TOTAL3789100.0
511) 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) Yes122632.4
2) No255767.6
Missing1678 
TOTAL3783100.0
512) In general, how satisfied are you with your life? (SATLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly satisfied320384.4
2) Partly satisfied53414.1
3) Not satisfied561.5
Missing1668 
TOTAL3793100.0
513) 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) No280074.3
Missing1694 
TOTAL3767100.0
514) 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) Yes175849.2
2) No181650.8
Missing1887 
TOTAL3574100.0
515) 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) No255881.6
Missing2327 
TOTAL3134100.0
516) 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) No264390.6
Missing2543 
TOTAL2918100.0
517) 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) Yes112633.9
2) No219966.1
Missing2136 
TOTAL3325100.0
518) 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) Yes156646.7
2) No178653.3
Missing2109 
TOTAL3352100.0
519) 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) Yes115735.0
2) No214665.0
Missing2158 
TOTAL3303100.0
520) 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) Yes140141.0
2) No201659.0
Missing2044 
TOTAL3417100.0
521) 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) Yes103531.2
2) No228768.8
Missing2139 
TOTAL3322100.0
522) 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) Yes371898.9
2) No401.1
3) Don't know30.1
Missing1700 
TOTAL3761100.0
523) 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) Yes278277.6
2) No57916.2
3) Don't know2246.2
Missing1876 
TOTAL3585100.0
524) 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 agree174946.2
2) Agree151540.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree44511.8
4) Disagree681.8
5) Strongly disagree90.2
Missing1675 
TOTAL3786100.0
525) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. -- Spiritual health is supportive of physical health. (HLTHISS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree222858.7
2) Agree138436.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree1534.0
4) Disagree210.6
5) Strongly disagree70.2
Missing1668 
TOTAL3793100.0
526) 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 agree157741.8
2) Agree148039.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree44511.8
4) Disagree2145.7
5) Strongly disagree611.6
Missing1684 
TOTAL3777100.0
527) 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) Agree134235.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree73319.5
4) Disagree49513.2
5) Strongly disagree1724.6
Missing1705 
TOTAL3756100.0
528) 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 agree135036.0
2) Agree130934.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree63216.8
4) Disagree3238.6
5) Strongly disagree1393.7
Missing1708 
TOTAL3753100.0
529) 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
Missing4796 
TOTAL665100.0
530) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. -- Peacemaking is a central declaration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. (PCMKNG1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree143541.9
2) Agree143141.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree2898.4
4) Disagree1795.2
5) Strongly disagree611.8
6) Not sure331.0
Missing2033 
TOTAL3428100.0
531) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. -- It is important that peacemaking be central to the ministries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (PCMKNG2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree105230.9
2) Agree156345.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree45013.2
4) Disagree2467.2
5) Strongly disagree611.8
6) Not sure381.1
Missing2051 
TOTAL3410100.0
532) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. -- Peacemaking should be an urgent ministry of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in the 1990s. (PCMKNG3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree88426.0
2) Agree128037.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree71421.0
4) Disagree34710.2
5) Strongly disagree1213.6
6) Not sure521.5
Missing2063 
TOTAL3398100.0
533) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. -- The congregations of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) need to be more involved in peacemaking. (PCMKNG4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree85725.2
2) Agree138140.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree73921.7
4) Disagree2647.8
5) Strongly disagree882.6
6) Not sure752.2
Missing2057 
TOTAL3404100.0
534) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. -- Christians are called to be peacemakers wherever they encounter brokenness and injustice. (PCMKNG5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree143342.1
2) Agree163247.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree2216.5
4) Disagree561.6
5) Strongly disagree250.7
6) Not sure391.1
Missing2055 
TOTAL3406100.0
535) Before receiving this questionnaire, were you aware that peacemaking has been a priority emphasis of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) during the 1980s and remains a continuing goal during the 1990s? (PC_PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes261375.6
2) No84324.4
Missing2005 
TOTAL3456100.0
536) Are you at all familiar with the "Commitment to Peacemaking," a tool through which sessions are being asked to make a promise to do peacemaking by integrating it into the life and mission of their congregations? (CMTPCMKG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes216462.7
2) No128937.3
Missing2008 
TOTAL3453100.0
537) Has your session adopted the "Commitment to Peacemaking?" (ADCMTPC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes98829.3
2) No108432.2
3) Don't know129938.5
Missing2090 
TOTAL3371100.0
538) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SESSION HAS ADOPTED THE "COMMITMENT TO PEACEMAKING": Did the session adopt the exact text suggested by the General Assembly, or did it revise the suggested text? (ADCMTPC2)
TOTAL%
1) Exact text of general assembly56260.9
2) Revision of suggested text12813.9
3) Don't know23325.2
Missing4538 
TOTAL923100.0
539) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SESSION HAS NOT ADOPTED THE "COMMITMENT TO PEACEMAKING": Has your session in some other way promised to incorporate peacemaking into the life and mission of your congregation? (ADCMTPC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43441.3
2) No50147.6
3) Don't know11711.1
Missing4409 
TOTAL1052100.0
540) How involved are you, personally, in your congregation's peacemaking activities? (INV_PCMK)
TOTAL%
1) Very involved49614.6
2) Somewhat involved92427.3
3) Not very involved68520.2
4) Not at all involved73921.8
5) My congregation has no such activities54616.1
Missing2071 
TOTAL3390100.0
541) To your knowledge, in the past year have there been one or more major conflicts between individuals or groups in your congregation? (CONFLCT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes132839.0
2) No164148.2
3) Don't know43912.9
Missing2053 
TOTAL3408100.0
542) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO STATED THAT TO THEIR KNOWLEDGE THERE HAVE BEEN ONE OR MORE MAJOR CONFLICTS BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST YEAR: Overall, how effectively was/were the conflict(s) handled? (CONFLCT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very effectively1259.8
2) Effectively63249.5
3) Ineffectively30423.8
4) Very ineffectively14411.3
5) Don't know735.7
Missing4183 
TOTAL1278100.0
543) In general, when conflicts have arisen in your congregation over the past several years, how effectively have they been handled? (CONFLCT3)
TOTAL%
1) Very effectively3279.7
2) Effectively171150.9
3) Ineffectively62518.6
4) Very ineffectively1875.6
5) Don't know51115.2
Missing2100 
TOTAL3361100.0
544) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Worship (CONGPC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes242874.7
2) No42713.1
3) Not sure39712.2
Missing2209 
TOTAL3252100.0
545) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Encouraging members to include peacemaking in their personal meditations (CONGPC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes170052.7
2) No93128.9
3) Not sure59618.5
Missing2234 
TOTAL3227100.0
546) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- A workshop held on some aspect of "peacemaking in the family" (CONGPC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes86226.8
2) No166251.6
3) Not sure69621.6
Missing2241 
TOTAL3220100.0
547) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- A study of child abuse, spouse abuse, or abuse of older persons (CONGPC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81225.2
2) No176254.7
3) Not sure64920.1
Missing2238 
TOTAL3223100.0
548) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Hosting an International Peacemaker (CONGPC5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43413.5
2) No224869.7
3) Not sure54316.8
Missing2236 
TOTAL3225100.0
549) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Training for session or other members in skills for dealing with conflict (CONGPC6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81125.3
2) No165451.5
3) Not sure74623.2
Missing2250 
TOTAL3211100.0
550) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Playing a peacemaking role in conflict(s) in our community (CONGPC7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90828.5
2) No157949.6
3) Not sure69521.8
Missing2279 
TOTAL3182100.0
551) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- One or more members participating in a travel seminar to Central America, Russia or other republics of the former Soviet Union, the Middle East or Northern Ireland (CONGPC8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73923.4
2) No199062.9
3) Not sure43413.7
Missing2298 
TOTAL3163100.0
552) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- A study of peacemaking by our junior or senior high fellowship (CONGPC9)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61619.2
2) No138343.1
3) Not sure121237.7
Missing2250 
TOTAL3211100.0
553) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- The involvement of Presbyterian Women or other women's organizations in peacemaking (CONGPC10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes107733.7
2) No103532.4
3) Not sure108233.9
Missing2267 
TOTAL3194100.0
554) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Receiving the 1991 Peacemaking Offering (CONGPC11)
TOTAL%
1) Yes143944.5
2) No108533.5
3) Not sure71322.0
Missing2224 
TOTAL3237100.0
555) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Plans to receive the 1992 Peacemaking Offering (CONGPC12)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124838.8
2) No90628.2
3) Not sure106233.0
Missing2245 
TOTAL3216100.0
556) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- A peacemaking committee (CONGPC13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58818.2
2) No193259.8
3) Not sure71322.1
Missing2228 
TOTAL3233100.0
557) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Efforts to "make peace with the Earth" (concern with the environment) (CONGPC14)
TOTAL%
1) Yes172253.2
2) No89327.6
3) Not sure62119.2
Missing2225 
TOTAL3236100.0
558) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Support for peacemaking legislation by the session or other group (CONGPC15)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55617.4
2) No167952.5
3) Not sure96130.1
Missing2265 
TOTAL3196100.0
559) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Participation by one or more members in a United Nations seminar (CONGPC16)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1404.4
2) No225370.1
3) Not sure82025.5
Missing2248 
TOTAL3213100.0
560) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Including peacemaking in the Church School curriculum for children (CONGPC17)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94929.4
2) No104232.3
3) Not sure124038.4
Missing2230 
TOTAL3231100.0
561) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Attendance by one or more members at a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) peacemaking conference during the past 10 years (CONGPC18)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71822.2
2) No132641.0
3) Not sure118736.7
Missing2230 
TOTAL3231100.0
562) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Study of international issues related to Central America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Northern Ireland, Southern Africa, the United Nations, environmental justice, etc. (CONGPC19)
TOTAL%
1) Yes123138.1
2) No126139.0
3) Not sure73922.9
Missing2230 
TOTAL3231100.0
563) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating whether the following activity is a way that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Letter writing efforts which support legislation on peace and justice issues (CONGPC20)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75723.5
2) No153547.6
3) Not sure93629.0
Missing2233 
TOTAL3228100.0
564) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating any other ways that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- First answer (CONGPC21)
TOTAL%
1) Bible study84.3
2) Financial assistance to local shelter/program147.5
3) Financial assistance to international/national shelter program115.9
4) Prayer vigils179.1
5) Sponsor/host international refugees/students158.0
6) Volunteer mission work outside the United States52.7
7) Local volunteer mission work3116.6
9) All other responses8646.0
Missing5274 
TOTAL187100.0
565) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. Please let us know about your own congregation's effort in this area by indicating any other ways that your congregation has been involved in peacemaking during the past two years. My congregation has been involved in peacemaking through -- Second answer (CONGPC22)
TOTAL%
2) Financial assistance to local shelter/program323.1
3) Financial assistance to international/national shelter program17.7
4) Prayer vigils17.7
5) Sponsor/host international refugees/students215.4
6) Volunteer mission work outside the United States215.4
7) Local volunteer mission work215.4
9) All other responses215.4
Missing5448 
TOTAL13100.0
566) Many congregations throughout the denomination have intentionally incorporated peacemaking into their programs and activities. During the past two years has your congregation been involved in other peacemaking efforts? (CONGPC23)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14712.5
2) No50443.0
3) Not sure52244.5
Missing4288 
TOTAL1173100.0
567) Does your presbytery have a Peacemaking Committee? (PRESPCCM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes177152.7
2) No3169.4
3) Don't know127137.8
Missing2103 
TOTAL3358100.0
568) How appropriate do you believe it is for congregations of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to be involved in -- Reducing violence in our cities and communities? (INV_PC1)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate188655.1
2) Appropriate131738.5
3) Inappropriate1143.3
4) Very inappropriate200.6
5) Don't know842.5
Missing2040 
TOTAL3421100.0
569) How appropriate do you believe it is for congregations of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to be involved in -- Reducing conflict and brokenness within our families? (INV_PC2)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate233968.3
2) Appropriate98628.8
3) Inappropriate401.2
4) Very inappropriate90.3
5) Don't know511.5
Missing2036 
TOTAL3425100.0
570) How appropriate do you believe it is for congregations of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to be involved in -- Combating racism in our society? (INV_PC3)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate207960.8
2) Appropriate116934.2
3) Inappropriate842.5
4) Very inappropriate230.7
5) Don't know631.8
Missing2043 
TOTAL3418100.0
571) In general, how well equipped would you say Presbyterian congregations are to -- Deal with violence in our cities and communities? (PRESEQP1)
TOTAL%
1) Very well equipped391.1
2) Well equipped34910.2
3) Not well equipped257175.1
4) Don't know46613.6
Missing2036 
TOTAL3425100.0
572) In general, how well equipped would you say Presbyterian congregations are to -- Deal with conflict and brokenness within our families? (PRESEQP2)
TOTAL%
1) Very well equipped1404.1
2) Well equipped131838.6
3) Not well equipped157646.1
4) Don't know38211.2
Missing2045 
TOTAL3416100.0
573) In general, how well equipped would you say Presbyterian congregations are to -- Deal with racism in our society? (PRESEQP3)
TOTAL%
1) Very well equipped762.2
2) Well equipped73321.5
3) Not well equipped216963.6
4) Don't know43512.7
Missing2048 
TOTAL3413100.0
574) Do you agree or disagree: "Making peace with the Earth" (environmental justice) should be an urgent part of the peacemaking ministry of my congregation. (PCWERTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree101429.6
2) Agree142841.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree54816.0
4) Disagree2547.4
5) Strongly disagree1233.6
6) No opinion621.8
Missing2032 
TOTAL3429100.0
575) Do you agree or disagree: "Making peace with the Earth" (environmental justice) should be an urgent ministry of the entire Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including its congregations, its middle governing bodies, and its national offices. (PCWERTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree92126.8
2) Agree134739.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree59617.3
4) Disagree35510.3
5) Strongly disagree1544.5
6) No opinion671.9
Missing2021 
TOTAL3440100.0
576) Would you favor or oppose an agreement among the nations of the world to ban the testing of nuclear weapons? (NCLRWPNS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor an agreement179252.1
2) Favor an agreement104930.5
3) Both favor and oppose an agreement3008.7
4) Oppose an agreement1133.3
5) Strongly oppose an agreement471.4
6) Not sure1414.1
Missing2019 
TOTAL3442100.0
577) Do you think the breakup of the former Soviet Union has increased, has decreased, or has not affected the likelihood of a nuclear war? (NCLRWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Increased46313.6
2) Decreased221265.1
3) Not affected72221.3
Missing2064 
TOTAL3397100.0
578) As a way to bring peace to the Middle East, it has been proposed that Israel withdraw from occupied Arab lands if Arab nations in return recognize Israel's right to exist as a nation. Do you favor or oppose this proposal? (PCMDEST1)
TOTAL%
1) Favor240570.3
2) Oppose39511.5
3) No opinion62318.2
Missing2038 
TOTAL3423100.0
579) Do you support a "two-state solution" in the Middle East--that there should be both the state of Israel and a Palestinian state? (PCMDEST2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes230467.2
2) No2487.2
3) Don't know87925.6
Missing2030 
TOTAL3431100.0
580) Please indicate your response to the following questions. -- Do you approve or disapprove of President Bush's decision in 1991 to remove economic sanctions against South Africa? (ECSANCSA)
TOTAL%
1) Approve170249.7
2) Disapprove79723.3
3) Not sure92627.0
Missing2036 
TOTAL3425100.0
581) Please indicate your response to the following questions. -- Looking back at all that has happened, do you now approve or disapprove of the U.S. decision in January 1991 to go to war with Iraq in order to drive the Iraqis from Kuwait? (WARWIRQ1)
TOTAL%
1) Approve186454.3
2) Disapprove111532.5
3) Not sure45413.2
Missing2028 
TOTAL3433100.0
582) Which statement comes closest to your opinion when, in January 1991, you heard the news that the United States had decided to go to war with Iraq? (WARWIRQ2)
TOTAL%
1) War was the only option left.166548.5
2) Not enough had been done to seek a nonviolent solution149843.6
3) Not sure/No opinion2737.9
Missing2025 
TOTAL3436100.0
583) Compared to other problems we as a society face, how best would you describe racism as a problem confronting the United States in 1992? (RACISM)
TOTAL%
1) The most serious problem1654.8
2) Among the two or three most serious problems206059.7
3) A serious problem, not among the top two or three115133.4
4) Hardly a problem at all501.4
5) No opinion230.7
Missing2012 
TOTAL3449100.0
584) Recently, riots broke out in Los Angeles and other cities after a jury found four Los Angeles policemen not guilty in their trial for beating motorist Rodney King. Which statement best describes your own perspective on these riots? (LARIOTS)
TOTAL%
1) The riots were both appropriate and understandable.411.2
2) The riots were inappropriate but understandable.214562.2
3) The riots were neither appropriate nor understandable.123935.9
4) Not sure260.8
Missing2010 
TOTAL3451100.0
585) In general, do you think violence may be an appropriate response to injustice(s)? (VIOLINJU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, often361.0
2) Yes, occasionally2858.3
3) Yes, rarely132538.5
4) No, never168749.0
5) Not sure1103.2
Missing2018 
TOTAL3443100.0
586) Do you personally agree or disagree with this statement? -- Peacemaking requires strong, international political/economic institutions, e.g., the United Nations, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, etc. (PC_INST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree117634.1
2) Agree130337.8
3) Both agree and disagree52915.3
4) Disagree1524.4
5) Strongly disagree982.8
6) Not sure1895.5
Missing2014 
TOTAL3447100.0
587) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Attendance at worship services (RELACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently251382.2
2) Participated occasionally33310.9
3) Participated rarely1504.9
4) Did not participate521.7
5) Activity not available90.3
Missing2404 
TOTAL3057100.0
588) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Attendance at Sunday church school (RELACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently253283.2
2) Participated occasionally2598.5
3) Participated rarely1153.8
4) Did not participate923.0
5) Activity not available441.4
Missing2419 
TOTAL3042100.0
589) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Choir participation (RELACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently103435.3
2) Participated occasionally41114.0
3) Participated rarely2418.2
4) Did not participate98233.5
5) Activity not available2618.9
Missing2532 
TOTAL2929100.0
590) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Mid-week/weekday events (RELACT4)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently73925.4
2) Participated occasionally61121.0
3) Participated rarely42814.7
4) Did not participate58120.0
5) Activity not available55018.9
Missing2552 
TOTAL2909100.0
591) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Youth group (RELACT5)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently190863.9
2) Participated occasionally37812.7
3) Participated rarely1806.0
4) Did not participate30810.3
5) Activity not available2107.0
Missing2477 
TOTAL2984100.0
592) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Vacation Bible school (RELACT6)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently143748.7
2) Participated occasionally45415.4
3) Participated rarely2648.9
4) Did not participate43814.8
5) Activity not available35912.2
Missing2509 
TOTAL2952100.0
593) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Weekend or overnight retreats (RELACT7)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently58119.9
2) Participated occasionally56819.5
3) Participated rarely36312.4
4) Did not participate59720.5
5) Activity not available80827.7
Missing2544 
TOTAL2917100.0
594) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Summer church camp (RELACT8)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently76326.1
2) Participated occasionally47416.2
3) Participated rarely32911.3
4) Did not participate83128.4
5) Activity not available52718.0
Missing2537 
TOTAL2924100.0
595) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Faith discussions with members of my family (RELACT9)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently55418.7
2) Participated occasionally90330.5
3) Participated rarely83728.3
4) Did not participate50817.2
5) Activity not available1585.3
Missing2501 
TOTAL2960100.0
596) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Individual faith discussions with my pastor(s) (RELACT10)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently2618.9
2) Participated occasionally72024.5
3) Participated rarely83928.6
4) Did not participate89530.5
5) Activity not available2197.5
Missing2527 
TOTAL2934100.0
597) Please think back to religious activities you participated in during your childhood and your youth. During that time, to what extent, if any, did you participate in each of the following activities? -- Other small group sessions with my pastor(s) (RELACT11)
TOTAL%
1) Participated frequently29410.0
2) Participated occasionally72224.6
3) Participated rarely69823.8
4) Did not participate82628.2
5) Activity not available39213.4
Missing2529 
TOTAL2932100.0
598) During your childhood or youth, did you participate in a confirmation or commissioning class? (CONFRMTN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes205367.5
2) No99032.5
Missing2418 
TOTAL3043100.0
599) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Attendance at worship services (UNDFTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution163653.8
2) Moderate contribution98432.4
3) Small contribution32310.6
4) No contribution391.3
5) Did not participate571.9
Missing2422 
TOTAL3039100.0
600) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Attendance at Sunday church school (UNDFTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution177558.3
2) Moderate contribution82927.2
3) Small contribution2668.7
4) No contribution571.9
5) Did not participate1173.8
Missing2417 
TOTAL3044100.0
601) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Choir participation (UNDFTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution42914.6
2) Moderate contribution50917.3
3) Small contribution55118.7
4) No contribution37912.9
5) Did not participate107736.6
Missing2516 
TOTAL2945100.0
602) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Mid-week/weekday events (UNDFTH4)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution35612.3
2) Moderate contribution51517.8
3) Small contribution62821.7
4) No contribution34411.9
5) Did not participate104736.2
Missing2571 
TOTAL2890100.0
603) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Youth group (UNDFTH5)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution116739.4
2) Moderate contribution73524.8
3) Small contribution43114.6
4) No contribution1685.7
5) Did not participate45915.5
Missing2501 
TOTAL2960100.0
604) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Vacation Bible school (UNDFTH6)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution60020.4
2) Moderate contribution77426.3
3) Small contribution60520.6
4) No contribution2408.2
5) Did not participate72124.5
Missing2521 
TOTAL2940100.0
605) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Weekend or overnight retreats (UNDFTH7)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution48216.6
2) Moderate contribution47616.4
3) Small contribution39213.5
4) No contribution29310.1
5) Did not participate126643.5
Missing2552 
TOTAL2909100.0
606) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Summer church camp (UNDFTH8)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution70224.0
2) Moderate contribution41414.1
3) Small contribution34111.6
4) No contribution2799.5
5) Did not participate119540.8
Missing2530 
TOTAL2931100.0
607) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Faith discussions with members of my family (UNDFTH9)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution71324.1
2) Moderate contribution71424.1
3) Small contribution71524.2
4) No contribution2939.9
5) Did not participate52317.7
Missing2503 
TOTAL2958100.0
608) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Individual faith discussions with my pastor(s) (UNDFTH10)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution44815.4
2) Moderate contribution58820.2
3) Small contribution69223.7
4) No contribution35112.0
5) Did not participate83828.7
Missing2544 
TOTAL2917100.0
609) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Other small group sessions with my pastor(s) (UNDFTH11)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution33611.5
2) Moderate contribution59720.4
3) Small contribution67122.9
4) No contribution37412.8
5) Did not participate95532.6
Missing2528 
TOTAL2933100.0
610) To what extent, if any, did each of the following activities contribute to your understanding of the Christian faith and life? -- Confirmation or commissioning class(es) (UNDFTH12)
TOTAL%
1) Great contribution59220.1
2) Moderate contribution76125.8
3) Small contribution55018.6
4) No contribution2287.7
5) Did not participate82127.8
Missing2509 
TOTAL2952100.0
611) Can you recall one positive learning experience during your childhood (i.e., ages 12 and under) which had more significance than any other in shaping your Christian faith and life? (POSEXP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137446.0
2) No161354.0
Missing2474 
TOTAL2987100.0
612) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO CAN RECALL ONE POSITIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE DURING THEIR CHILDHOOD (I.E., AGES 12 AND UNDER) WHICH HAD MORE SIGNIFICANCE THAN ANY OTHER IN SHAPING THEIR CHRISITAN FAITH AND LIFE: Please describe briefly. (POSEXP2)
TOTAL%
1) Church/Sunday School class and teachers30223.1
2) Other ongoing church programs and leaders15812.1
3) Special church programs/events655.0
4) Programs beyond local congregation342.6
5) Worship/sacraments917.0
6) Camps/conferences/retreats1027.8
7) Parents/home/family/relatives21716.6
8) Neighbors/friends/other people503.8
9) Response to crisis in life433.3
10) Other personal life-shaping experiences13510.3
11) Miscellaneous110.8
14) Important relationship with a pastor/other individual10.1
15) Work or service experience50.4
16) Bible/catechism947.2
Missing4153 
TOTAL1308100.0
613) Can you recall one positive learning experience during your youth (i.e., ages 13 to 18) which had more significance than any other in shaping your Christian faith and life? (POSEXP3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes175159.1
2) No121140.9
Missing2499 
TOTAL2962100.0
614) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO CAN RECALL ONE POSITIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE DURING THEIR YOUTH (I.E., AGES 13 TO 18) WHICH HAD MORE SIGNIFICANCE THAN ANY OTHER IN SHAPING THEIR CHRISITAN FAITH AND LIFE: Please describe briefly. (POSEXP4)
TOTAL%
1) Church/Sunday School class and teachers684.1
2) Other ongoing church programs and leaders935.6
3) Special church programs/events201.2
4) Programs beyond local congregation724.3
5) Worship/sacraments653.9
6) Camps/conferences/retreats41425.0
7) Parents/home/family/relatives573.4
8) Neighbors/friends/other people472.8
9) Response to crisis in life412.5
10) Other personal life-shaping experiences21513.0
11) Miscellaneous221.3
13) Youth group participation (discussions, social)20812.5
14) Important relationship with a pastor/other individual1599.6
15) Work or service experience1448.7
16) Bible/catechism332.0
Missing3803 
TOTAL1658100.0
615) In the past two years, have you participated in any of the following adult Christian education activities in your congregation? -- Church school or other ongoing weekly study group(s) (CONGACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes209470.6
2) No87429.4
Missing2493 
TOTAL2968100.0
616) In the past two years, have you participated in any of the following adult Christian education activities in your congregation? -- Short-term study group(s) or event(s) (CONGACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes207470.6
2) No86229.4
Missing2525 
TOTAL2936100.0
617) In the past two years, have you participated in any of the following adult Christian education activities in your congregation? -- Retreat(s) (CONGACT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes135147.5
2) No149652.5
Missing2614 
TOTAL2847100.0
618) In the past two years, what other adult Christian education activities in your congregation have you participated in? (CONGACT4)
TOTAL%
1) Other ongoing (less than weekly) groups12147.3
2) Ecumenical-interdenominational groups4116.0
3) Other activities9436.7
Missing5205 
TOTAL256100.0
619) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED1)
TOTAL%
1) No adult activities are offered.37100.0
Missing5424 
TOTAL37100.0
620) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED2)
TOTAL%
1) Activities are scheduled at times I cannot attend.137100.0
Missing5324 
TOTAL137100.0
621) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED3)
TOTAL%
1) I'm involved in providing Christian education for children/youth.54100.0
Missing5407 
TOTAL54100.0
622) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED4)
TOTAL%
1) I'm busy serving on committees and providing other leadership for my congregation.166100.0
Missing5295 
TOTAL166100.0
623) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED5)
TOTAL%
1) I just don't have the time.95100.0
Missing5366 
TOTAL95100.0
624) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED6)
TOTAL%
1) I just haven't made the effort to participate.224100.0
Missing5237 
TOTAL224100.0
625) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED7)
TOTAL%
1) I am not interested in adult education.48100.0
Missing5413 
TOTAL48100.0
626) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED8)
TOTAL%
1) I'm not interested in the specific programs our congregation offers.67100.0
Missing5394 
TOTAL67100.0
627) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED9)
TOTAL%
1) I'm content with my Christian faith and knowledge.130100.0
Missing5331 
TOTAL130100.0
628) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult education activities in the past two years in your congregation, please indicate the reason(s). (ADLTED11)
TOTAL%
1) Attend groups outside my local congregation89.2
2) Age/poor health/disabilities interfere with activities outside the home2427.6
3) Responsibilities in personal life interfere with activities outside the home2023.0
4) No longer live near congregation1618.4
5) All other reasons1921.8
Missing5374 
TOTAL87100.0
629) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT PARTICIPATED IN ANY ADULT EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THE PAST TWO YEARS: If you have not participated in any adult Christian education activities in the past two years, please indicate how many years ago you participated in adult education in a congregation. (ADLTED12)
TOTAL%
1) 2-412224.4
2) 5-97214.4
3) 10-146212.4
4) 15-19214.2
5) 20-605511.0
6) Never participated16733.5
Missing4962 
TOTAL499100.0
630) In the past year, how often (if at all) have you done each of the following activities? -- Used your presbytery's resource center (ACTYR_1)
TOTAL%
1) Often2679.0
2) Occasionally69023.3
3) Rarely53017.9
4) Never144248.8
5) Don't know270.9
Missing2505 
TOTAL2956100.0
631) In the past year, how often (if at all) have you done each of the following activities? -- Watched a video produced by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (ACTYR_2)
TOTAL%
1) Often2046.9
2) Occasionally107936.5
3) Rarely66022.3
4) Never97432.9
5) Don't know431.5
Missing2501 
TOTAL2960100.0
632) In the past year, how often (if at all) have you done each of the following activities? -- Watched PRISM, the denomination's cable television program (ACTYR_3)
TOTAL%
1) Often130.4
2) Occasionally471.6
3) Rarely1174.0
4) Never268391.5
5) Don't know722.5
Missing2529 
TOTAL2932100.0
633) In the past year, how often (if at all) have you done each of the following activities? -- Watched a program on the VISN cable network (ACTYR_4)
TOTAL%
1) Often331.1
2) Occasionally1093.7
3) Rarely1555.3
4) Never253887.2
5) Don't know752.6
Missing2551 
TOTAL2910100.0
634) In the past year, how often (if at all) have you done each of the following activities? -- Read Alert magazine (ACTYR_5)
TOTAL%
1) Often34211.7
2) Occasionally66322.7
3) Rarely45815.7
4) Never142248.6
5) Don't know391.3
Missing2537 
TOTAL2924100.0
635) In the past year, how often (if at all) have you done each of the following activities? -- Phoned PresbyTel (800-UP2-DATE), the denomination's toll-free general information line (ACTYR_6)
TOTAL%
1) Often541.8
2) Occasionally2649.0
3) Rarely2428.2
4) Never232279.1
5) Don't know541.8
Missing2525 
TOTAL2936100.0
636) In the past year, how often (if at all) have you done each of the following activities? -- Phoned the curriculum help line (800-334-6580) or other toll-free educational help line of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (ACTYR_7)
TOTAL%
1) Often441.5
2) Occasionally2137.3
3) Rarely1956.6
4) Never243082.8
5) Don't know531.8
Missing2526 
TOTAL2935100.0
637) In the past year, how often (if at all) have you done each of the following activities? -- Used your congregation's library (ACTYR_8)
TOTAL%
1) Often45415.3
2) Occasionally104435.2
3) Rarely59120.0
4) Never85328.8
5) Don't know200.7
Missing2499 
TOTAL2962100.0
638) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list would you make the highest priority? -- First answer (HIPRTY1)
TOTAL%
2) Accessibility to church facilities (ramps, elevators, etc.)92230.9
3) Audiovisual equipment38312.8
4) Books for children42314.2
5) Books for youth/adults2006.7
6) Computer equipment and computer software1334.5
7) Educational videos36112.1
8) Entertainment videos70.2
9) Recreational equipment for children and youth1053.5
10) Scholarship help to camps, conferences, and other denominational events45015.1
Missing2477 
TOTAL2984100.0
639) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list would you make the highest priority? -- Second answer (HIPRTY2)
TOTAL%
2) Accessibility to church facilities (ramps, elevators, etc.)1324.5
3) Audiovisual equipment31810.8
4) Books for children2568.7
5) Books for youth/adults43014.6
6) Computer equipment and computer software1655.6
7) Educational videos52717.9
8) Entertainment videos250.8
9) Recreational equipment for children and youth1956.6
10) Scholarship help to camps, conferences, and other denominational events90330.6
Missing2510 
TOTAL2951100.0
640) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list above would you make the lowest priority? -- First answer (LOPRTY1)
TOTAL%
2) Accessibility to church facilities (ramps, elevators, etc.)30010.2
3) Audiovisual equipment893.0
4) Books for children451.5
5) Books for youth/adults551.9
6) Computer equipment and computer software65922.3
7) Educational videos592.0
8) Entertainment videos143848.7
9) Recreational equipment for children and youth2438.2
10) Scholarship help to camps, conferences, and other denominational events632.1
Missing2510 
TOTAL2951100.0
641) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list above would you make the lowest priority? -- Second answer (LOPRTY2)
TOTAL%
2) Accessibility to church facilities (ramps, elevators, etc.)1555.4
3) Audiovisual equipment1043.6
4) Books for children451.6
5) Books for youth/adults1164.0
6) Computer equipment and computer software57319.9
7) Educational videos842.9
8) Entertainment videos95333.1
9) Recreational equipment for children and youth69624.2
10) Scholarship help to camps, conferences, and other denominational events1555.4
Missing2580 
TOTAL2881100.0
642) How important to you is it that your congregation's educational resources and programs be ones developed and produced by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (EDRSRCE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important62720.6
2) Important115938.1
3) Not very important78525.8
4) Not at all important3029.9
5) Not sure1715.6
Missing2417 
TOTAL3044100.0
643) Overall, how involved is/are the pastor(s) in the education program in your congregation? (If you are the pastor, please rate yourself.) (EDUCPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Very involved144948.8
2) Involved116039.1
3) Only slightly involved30210.2
4) Not at all involved401.3
5) Don't know190.6
Missing2491 
TOTAL2970100.0
644) In your opinion, is/are the pastor(s) involved too little, about right or too much in the education program of your congregation? (If you are the pastor, please rate yourself.) (PSTRINV)
TOTAL%
1) Too little44515.0
2) About the right amount218073.7
3) Too much883.0
4) Not sure2468.3
Missing2502 
TOTAL2959100.0
645) To what extent do you, personally, agree or disagree with each of the following statements? -- There is no need in the church for groups specifically designed for men. (NRTRMEN1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree872.9
2) Agree2197.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree41813.7
4) Disagree136744.9
5) Strongly disagree87928.9
6) Not sure762.5
Missing2415 
TOTAL3046100.0
646) To what extent do you, personally, agree or disagree with each of the following statements? -- In general, the church is "out of touch" with the men of today. (NRTRMEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1956.4
2) Agree80826.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree75324.9
4) Disagree88629.3
5) Strongly disagree1414.7
6) Not sure2468.1
Missing2432 
TOTAL3029100.0
647) To what extent do you, personally, agree or disagree with each of the following statements? -- Our pastor(s) gives a significant amount of time to working with men's programs. (NRTRMEN3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1184.0
2) Agree71724.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree68022.8
4) Disagree75525.4
5) Strongly disagree31110.4
6) Not sure39713.3
Missing2483 
TOTAL2978100.0
648) To what extent do you, personally, agree or disagree with each of the following statements? -- The church should develop resources that everyone can use, instead of separate resources for men and women. (NRTRMEN4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39213.0
2) Agree110636.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree61520.4
4) Disagree63321.0
5) Strongly disagree1364.5
6) Not sure1394.6
Missing2440 
TOTAL3021100.0
649) To what extent do you, personally, agree or disagree with each of the following statements? -- The percentage of male members in my congregation has declined in recent years. (NRTRMEN5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1505.0
2) Agree80226.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree39213.0
4) Disagree78726.1
5) Strongly disagree1013.3
6) Not sure78926.1
Missing2440 
TOTAL3021100.0
650) To what extent do you, personally, agree or disagree with each of the following statements? -- Most young men do not consider the church a top priority in their lives. (NRTRMEN6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50416.6
2) Agree168555.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree32910.8
4) Disagree2688.8
5) Strongly disagree190.6
6) Not sure2397.9
Missing2417 
TOTAL3044100.0
651) Based on your own experiences or those of your family or friends, how would you rate the effectiveness of your congregation in terms of its support for persons whose lives are affected by divorce? (NRTRDVRC)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective1906.2
2) Effective94831.2
3) Neither effective or ineffective71423.5
4) Ineffective50316.5
5) Very ineffective1334.4
6) Don't know55318.2
Missing2420 
TOTAL3041100.0
652) Have you or any member of your family ever been divorced? (DVRC1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I have been (am) divorced.497100.0
Missing4964 
TOTAL497100.0
653) Have you or any member of your family ever been divorced? (DVRC2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, my spouse has been divorced.321100.0
Missing5140 
TOTAL321100.0
654) Have you or any member of your family ever been divorced? (DVRC3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, my parents have divorced.256100.0
Missing5205 
TOTAL256100.0
655) Have you or any member of your family ever been divorced? (DVRC4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, one or more of my children have divorced.619100.0
Missing4842 
TOTAL619100.0
656) Have you or any member of your family ever been divorced? (DVRC5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, one or more of my brothers and sisters have divorced.901100.0
Missing4560 
TOTAL901100.0
657) Have you or any member of your family ever been divorced? (DVRC6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, one or more of my grandparents have divorced.151100.0
Missing5310 
TOTAL151100.0
658) Have you or any member of your family ever been divorced? (DVRC7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, one or more of my grandchildren have divorced.38100.0
Missing5423 
TOTAL38100.0
659) Have you or any member of your family ever been divorced? (DVRC8)
TOTAL%
1) No, no one in my immediate family (myself, my spouse, my parents, and my children) have ever been divorced.1375100.0
Missing4086 
TOTAL1375100.0
660) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains three national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Ghost Ranch also maintains a separate facility, Plaza Resolana, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. -- Have you ever attended a retreat or conference at one or more of these conference centers? (RTRTCTR1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes107935.2
2) No198864.8
Missing2394 
TOTAL3067100.0
661) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains three national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Ghost Ranch also maintains a separate facility, Plaza Resolana, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. How familiar are you with each of these conference centers? -- Ghost Ranch (GHSTRNCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar2799.6
2) Generally familiar35012.1
3) Somewhat familiar56619.5
4) Not at all familiar170158.7
Missing2565 
TOTAL2896100.0
662) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains three national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Ghost Ranch also maintains a separate facility, Plaza Resolana, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. How familiar are you with each of these conference centers? -- Montreat (MONTREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar57719.4
2) Generally familiar47215.8
3) Somewhat familiar60820.4
4) Not at all familiar132144.4
Missing2483 
TOTAL2978100.0
663) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains three national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Ghost Ranch also maintains a separate facility, Plaza Resolana, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. How familiar are you with each of these conference centers? -- Plaza Resolana (PLRESLNA)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar361.3
2) Generally familiar562.0
3) Somewhat familiar1134.0
4) Not at all familiar261792.7
Missing2639 
TOTAL2822100.0
664) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains three national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Ghost Ranch also maintains a separate facility, Plaza Resolana, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. How familiar are you with each of these conference centers? -- Stony Point (STNYPNT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar1595.5
2) Generally familiar2057.1
3) Somewhat familiar44015.3
4) Not at all familiar207872.1
Missing2579 
TOTAL2882100.0
665) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains three national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Ghost Ranch also maintains a separate facility, Plaza Resolana, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Besides the national conference centers, there are many other Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) retreat and conference centers, affiliated with synods, presbyteries and congregations. In the past five years, have you attended a retreat or conference at any other Presbyterian conference center (excluding Ghost Ranch, Montreat, Plaza Resolana, and Stony Point)? (RTRTCTR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes120839.6
2) No184260.4
Missing2411 
TOTAL3050100.0
666) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Ghost Ranch. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Ghost Ranch. -- I went to this conference because my friends were going. (GHRNCH1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4625.3
2) No13674.7
Missing5279 
TOTAL182100.0
667) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Montreat. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Montreat. -- I went to this conference because my friends were going. (MNTRT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14036.4
2) No24563.6
Missing5076 
TOTAL385100.0
668) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Plaza Resolana. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Plaza Resolana. -- I went to this conference because my friends were going. (PLRESLN1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes516.1
2) No2683.9
Missing5430 
TOTAL31100.0
669) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Stony Point. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Stony Point. -- I went to this conference because my friends were going. (STNYPT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4029.9
2) No9470.1
Missing5327 
TOTAL134100.0
670) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at one of the other synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at one of these synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. -- I went to this conference because my friends were going. (CONFCTR1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29141.6
2) No40958.4
Missing4761 
TOTAL700100.0
671) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Ghost Ranch. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Ghost Ranch. -- I went to this conference because my employer chose this conference/retreat for me to attend. (GHRNCH2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2615.1
2) No14684.9
Missing5289 
TOTAL172100.0
672) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Montreat. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Montreat. -- I went to this conference because my employer chose this conference/retreat for me to attend. (MNTRT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3810.5
2) No32389.5
Missing5100 
TOTAL361100.0
673) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Plaza Resolana. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Plaza Resolana. -- I went to this conference because my employer chose this conference/retreat for me to attend. (PLRESLN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes823.5
2) No2676.5
Missing5427 
TOTAL34100.0
674) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Stony Point. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Stony Point. -- I went to this conference because my employer chose this conference/retreat for me to attend. (STNYPT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5536.7
2) No9563.3
Missing5311 
TOTAL150100.0
675) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at one of the other synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at one of these synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. -- I went to this conference because my employer chose this conference/retreat for me to attend. (CONFCTR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10315.1
2) No58084.9
Missing4778 
TOTAL683100.0
676) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Ghost Ranch. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Ghost Ranch. -- I went to this conference because I liked the topic. (GHRNCH3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20391.9
2) No188.1
Missing5240 
TOTAL221100.0
677) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Montreat. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Montreat. -- I went to this conference because I liked the topic. (MNTRT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40788.9
2) No5111.1
Missing5003 
TOTAL458100.0
678) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Plaza Resolana. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Plaza Resolana. -- I went to this conference because I liked the topic. (PLRESLN3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1140.7
2) No1659.3
Missing5434 
TOTAL27100.0
679) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Stony Point. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Stony Point. -- I went to this conference because I liked the topic. (STNYPT3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11478.1
2) No3221.9
Missing5315 
TOTAL146100.0
680) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at one of the other synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at one of these synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. -- I went to this conference because I liked the topic. (CONFCTR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59878.5
2) No16421.5
Missing4699 
TOTAL762100.0
681) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Ghost Ranch. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Ghost Ranch. -- I went to this conference because of the leader(s). (GHRNCH4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11260.5
2) No7339.5
Missing5276 
TOTAL185100.0
682) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Montreat. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Montreat. -- I went to this conference because of the leader(s). (MNTRT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28971.7
2) No11428.3
Missing5058 
TOTAL403100.0
683) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Plaza Resolana. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Plaza Resolana. -- I went to this conference because of the leader(s). (PLRESLN4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes519.2
2) No2180.8
Missing5435 
TOTAL26100.0
684) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years Stony Point. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Stony Point. -- I went to this conference because of the leader(s). (STNYPT4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6951.9
2) No6448.1
Missing5328 
TOTAL133100.0
685) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at one of the other synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at one of these synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. -- I went to this conference because of the leader(s). (CONFCTR4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49167.3
2) No23932.7
Missing4731 
TOTAL730100.0
686) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Ghost Ranch. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Ghost Ranch. -- I went to this conference because of the proximity of this particular conference center to my home. (GHRNCH5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5832.0
2) No12368.0
Missing5280 
TOTAL181100.0
687) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Montreat. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Montreat. -- I went to this conference because of the proximity of this particular conference center to my home. (MNTRT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21854.1
2) No18545.9
Missing5058 
TOTAL403100.0
688) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Plaza Resolana. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Plaza Resolana. -- I went to this conference because of the proximity of this particular conference center to my home. (PLRESLN5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes519.2
2) No2180.8
Missing5435 
TOTAL26100.0
689) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Stony Point. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Stony Point. -- I went to this conference because of the proximity of this particular conference center to my home. (STNYPT5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7452.5
2) No6747.5
Missing5320 
TOTAL141100.0
690) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at one of the other synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at one of these synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. -- I went to this conference because of the proximity of this particular conference center to my home. (CONFCTR5)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50668.0
2) No23832.0
Missing4717 
TOTAL744100.0
691) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Ghost Ranch. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Ghost Ranch. -- I went to this conference because I was a chaperone. (GHRNCH6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21.3
2) No15698.7
Missing5303 
TOTAL158100.0
692) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Montreat. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Montreat. -- I went to this conference because I was a chaperone. (MNTRT6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5415.3
2) No30084.7
Missing5107 
TOTAL354100.0
693) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Plaza Resolana. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Plaza Resolana. -- I went to this conference because I was a chaperone. (PLRESLN6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14.0
2) No2496.0
Missing5436 
TOTAL25100.0
694) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Stony Point. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Stony Point. -- I went to this conference because I was a chaperone. (STNYPT6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54.2
2) No11495.8
Missing5342 
TOTAL119100.0
695) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at one of the other synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at one of these synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. -- I went to this conference because I was a chaperone. (CONFCTR6)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8813.3
2) No57286.7
Missing4801 
TOTAL660100.0
696) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Ghost Ranch. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Ghost Ranch. -- I went to this conference because I was a leader. (GHRNCH7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4425.1
2) No13174.9
Missing5286 
TOTAL175100.0
697) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Montreat. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Montreat. -- I went to this conference because I was a leader. (MNTRT7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15037.9
2) No24662.1
Missing5065 
TOTAL396100.0
698) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Plaza Resolana. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Plaza Resolana. -- I went to this conference because I was a leader. (PLRESLN7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes930.0
2) No2170.0
Missing5431 
TOTAL30100.0
699) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Stony Point. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Stony Point. -- I went to this conference because I was a leader. (STNYPT7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7044.9
2) No8655.1
Missing5305 
TOTAL156100.0
700) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at one of the other synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at one of these synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. -- I went to this conference because I was a leader. (CONFCTR7)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35547.8
2) No38752.2
Missing4719 
TOTAL742100.0
701) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Ghost Ranch. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Ghost Ranch. -- I went to this conference because of the natural beauty in that part of the country. (GHRNCH8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15975.7
2) No5124.3
Missing5251 
TOTAL210100.0
702) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Montreat. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Montreat. -- I went to this conference because of the natural beauty in that part of the country. (MNTRT8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30873.9
2) No10926.1
Missing5044 
TOTAL417100.0
703) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Plaza Resolana. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Plaza Resolana. -- I went to this conference because of the natural beauty in that part of the country. (PLRESLN8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1035.7
2) No1864.3
Missing5433 
TOTAL28100.0
704) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at Stony Point. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at Stony Point. -- I went to this conference because of the natural beauty in that part of the country. (STNYPT8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2923.6
2) No9476.4
Missing5338 
TOTAL123100.0
705) Please take time to think back over the retreats and conferences (if any) that you have attended over the past five years at one of the other synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. Then, respond to the statements below for the most recent conference you have attended at one of these synod, presbytery or congregation retreat centers. -- I went to this conference because of the natural beauty in that part of the country. (CONFCTR8)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35250.3
2) No34849.7
Missing4761 
TOTAL700100.0
706) Some terms used in this questionnaire may have different meanings for different people. To ensure that each of you have the same meanings in mind, for this questionnaire "ecumenical" will be defined as follows, "concerning relations between Christian groups." Is this term defined here the same way you would have defined it prior to receiving this questionnaire? (DEFECUM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, same277984.8
2) No, different2658.1
3) Not sure1645.0
4) Not familiar with term692.1
Missing2184 
TOTAL3277100.0
707) Some terms used in this questionnaire may have different meanings for different people. To ensure that each of you have the same meanings in mind, for this questionnaire "interfaith" will be defined as follows, "concerning relations between Christian and non-Christian groups." Is this term defined here the same way you would have defined it prior to receiving this questionnaire? (DEFINFTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, same243274.8
2) No, different46414.3
3) Not sure2638.1
4) Not familiar with term912.8
Missing2211 
TOTAL3250100.0
708) Some terms used in this questionnaire may have different meanings for different people. To ensure that each of you have the same meanings in mind, for this questionnaire "ecumenical/interfaith" will be defined as follows, "concerning relations between any and all religious groups, regardless of their faith tradition." Is this term defined here the same way you would have defined it prior to receiving this questionnaire? (DEFECIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, same214365.8
2) No, different2487.6
3) Not sure44313.6
4) Not familiar with term42313.0
Missing2204 
TOTAL3257100.0
709) In your opinion, should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) be taking part in ecumenical dialogue or promotion of ecumenical relations? -- To affirm that we are all part of the body of Christ (ONEBODY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3129100.0
Missing2332 
TOTAL3129100.0
710) In your opinion, should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) be taking part in ecumenical dialogue or promotion of ecumenical relations? -- To present a unified front in evangelism (ONEEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1577100.0
Missing3884 
TOTAL1577100.0
711) In your opinion, should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) be taking part in ecumenical dialogue or promotion of ecumenical relations? -- To more efficiently respond to human needs (EFICRESP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2740100.0
Missing2721 
TOTAL2740100.0
712) In your opinion, should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) be taking part in ecumenical dialogue or promotion of ecumenical relations? -- To promote the creation of a single church organization (ONECHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes211100.0
Missing5250 
TOTAL211100.0
713) In your opinion, should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) be taking part in ecumenical dialogue or promotion of ecumenical relations? -- To affirm the belief that God wills the spiritual unity of the church (ONESPIRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2051100.0
Missing3410 
TOTAL2051100.0
714) In your opinion, should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) be taking part in ecumenical dialogue or promotion of ecumenical relations? -- To save money by cooperating in the production of educational material for the churches (SAVEMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes889100.0
Missing4572 
TOTAL889100.0
715) In your opinion, should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) be taking part in ecumenical dialogue or promotion of ecumenical relations? (NOECUM)
TOTAL%
1) No45100.0
Missing5416 
TOTAL45100.0
716) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? -- Ecumenical cooperation in my community is increasing. (ECUMCOOP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3089.3
2) Agree156046.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree73622.1
4) Disagree41812.6
5) Strongly disagree351.1
6) Not sure2708.1
Missing2134 
TOTAL3327100.0
717) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? -- I believe bilateral and multilateral dialogues (e.g. COCU and Lutheran Reformed Dialogue) are a waste of time. (TIMEWAST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1394.2
2) Agree32710.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree71221.7
4) Disagree95929.3
5) Strongly disagree45713.9
6) Not sure68320.8
Missing2184 
TOTAL3277100.0
718) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? -- It is appropriate for the Presbyterian Church (USA) to belong to the World Council of Churches. (WCCAPROP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree110433.4
2) Agree134740.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree2587.8
4) Disagree2106.4
5) Strongly disagree1634.9
6) Not sure2246.8
Missing2155 
TOTAL3306100.0
719) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? -- It is appropriate for the Presbyterian Church (USA) to belong to the National Council of Churches. (NCCAPROP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree110533.4
2) Agree141142.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree2547.7
4) Disagree1695.1
5) Strongly disagree1434.3
6) Not sure2226.7
Missing2157 
TOTAL3304100.0
720) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? -- Ecumenical cooperation is increasing as denominations struggle with financial problems. (PROBUPEC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1273.9
2) Agree90727.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree100930.7
4) Disagree39612.0
5) Strongly disagree521.6
6) Not sure79924.3
Missing2171 
TOTAL3290100.0
721) Please indicate the types of ecumenical activities in which your congregation has participated at the local level in the past year. -- Joint evangelistic events (JNTEVENT)
TOTAL%
1) Participated879100.0
Missing4582 
TOTAL879100.0
722) Please indicate the types of ecumenical activities in which your congregation has participated at the local level in the past year. -- Joint outreach projects such as soup kitchens, clothes closet, etc. (JNTPRJCT)
TOTAL%
1) Participated2630100.0
Missing2831 
TOTAL2630100.0
723) Please indicate the types of ecumenical activities in which your congregation has participated at the local level in the past year. -- Joint worship services (JNTWORSH)
TOTAL%
1) Participated2305100.0
Missing3156 
TOTAL2305100.0
724) Please indicate the types of ecumenical activities in which your congregation has participated at the local level in the past year. -- Worship services in which a pastor of a different denomination was asked to preach (DIFPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Participated1669100.0
Missing3792 
TOTAL1669100.0
725) Please indicate the types of ecumenical activities in which your congregation has participated at the local level in the past year. -- Ecumenical dialogue (ECUDIALG)
TOTAL%
1) Participated815100.0
Missing4646 
TOTAL815100.0
726) Please indicate the types of ecumenical activities in which your congregation has participated at the local level in the past year. -- Joint educational events such as vacation church school or joint youth programs (JNTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Participated1669100.0
Missing3792 
TOTAL1669100.0
727) Have you personally participated in an ecumenical study group? (ECUSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes137441.1
2) No197258.9
Missing2115 
TOTAL3346100.0
728) Within the past year have you been a member of, or otherwise served on, one or more ecumenical organizations? (ECUSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes127438.1
2) No206861.9
Missing2119 
TOTAL3342100.0
729) Is your congregation yoked with a congregation of another denomination? (YOKECONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2126.6
2) No301893.4
Missing2231 
TOTAL3230100.0
730) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CONGREGATION IS YOKED WITH A CONGREGATION OF ANOTHER DENOMINATION: What type of denomination is your congregation yoked with? (YOKDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist2515.1
2) Methodist3319.9
3) Lutheran127.2
4) Episcopal106.0
5) Disciples of Christ31.8
6) United Church of Christ2615.7
7) Other Presbyterian10.6
8) Reformed21.2
9) Roman Catholic137.8
10) Other1911.4
11) More than one denomination2213.3
Missing5295 
TOTAL166100.0
731) Does your congregation have a pastor who is a member of another denomination? (PASTRMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1273.9
2) No317196.1
Missing2163 
TOTAL3298100.0
732) While a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), have you attended, in the past three years, a Sunday worship service in another faith tradition? (OTHRSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes231369.1
2) No103330.9
Missing2115 
TOTAL3346100.0
733) While a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), have you taken communion in another Protestant church? (EUCHPROT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes223670.8
2) No92429.2
Missing2301 
TOTAL3160100.0
734) While a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), have you taken communion in a Roman Catholic church? (EUCHCATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73325.4
2) No215074.6
Missing2578 
TOTAL2883100.0
735) While a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), have you taken communion in an Orthodox church? (EUCHORTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes883.2
2) No263496.8
Missing2739 
TOTAL2722100.0
736) In what ways is your presbytery involved in ecumenical/interfaith activities? -- Participates in regional/state council of churches (PARCOUCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes165652.5
2) No2006.3
3) Don't know129741.1
Missing2308 
TOTAL3153100.0
737) In what ways is your presbytery involved in ecumenical/interfaith activities? -- Participates in ecumenical service organizations (PARECORG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes192161.2
2) No1444.6
3) Don't know107434.2
Missing2322 
TOTAL3139100.0
738) In what ways is your presbytery involved in ecumenical/interfaith activities? -- Participates in ecumenical ministries (campus ministries, etc.) (PARECMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes199463.4
2) No1886.0
3) Don't know96130.6
Missing2318 
TOTAL3143100.0
739) In what ways is your presbytery involved in ecumenical/interfaith activities? -- Invites ecumenical delegates to all presbytery meetings (INVDELGS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46415.2
2) No67922.3
3) Don't know190562.5
Missing2413 
TOTAL3048100.0
740) In what ways is your presbytery involved in ecumenical/interfaith activities? -- Invites ecumenical participation in ordaining and installing commissions (INVCOMMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65521.7
2) No62920.8
3) Don't know174057.5
Missing2437 
TOTAL3024100.0
741) Is your presbytery involved in other ecumenical/interfaith activities? (OTHRECUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes656.8
2) No717.4
3) Don't know82485.8
Missing4501 
TOTAL960100.0
742) In what other ways is your presbytery involved in ecumenical/interfaith activities? (HOWINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Participates in ecumenical/interfaith worship activities1224.5
2) Participates in local ecumenical/interfaith organizations1224.5
3) Participates in ecumenical/interfaith educational resources2551.0
Missing5412 
TOTAL49100.0
743) In general, do you hold a positive or negative opinion of the World Council of Churches? (OPINWCC)
TOTAL%
1) Positive104031.3
2) Somewhat positive76223.0
3) Neither positive nor negative3199.6
4) Somewhat negative39812.0
5) Negative38811.7
6) No opinion842.5
7) Not familiar with the World Council of Churches3299.9
Missing2141 
TOTAL3320100.0
744) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE FAMILIAR WITH THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES: In what way (if any) has your opinion of the World Council of Churches changed in the past three years? (CHANGWCC)
TOTAL%
1) I have a more positive opinion than I had three years ago.29910.2
2) My opinion has not changed.228277.6
3) I have a more negative opinion than I had three years ago.35812.2
Missing2522 
TOTAL2939100.0
745) In general, do you hold a positive or negative opinion of the National Council of Churches? (OPINNCC)
TOTAL%
1) Positive94928.7
2) Somewhat positive75922.9
3) Neither positive nor negative37811.4
4) Somewhat negative37211.2
5) Negative3159.5
6) No opinion1103.3
7) Not familiar with the National Council of Churches42812.9
Missing2150 
TOTAL3311100.0
746) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE FAMILIAR WITH THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES: In what way (if any) has your opinion of the National Council of Churches changed in the past three years? (CHANGNCC)
TOTAL%
1) I have a more positive opinion than I had three years ago.2167.5
2) My opinion has not changed.228379.6
3) I have a more negative opinion than I had three years ago.36812.8
Missing2594 
TOTAL2867100.0
747) If it would appear to significantly promote ecumenical relations, would you support a requirement that every Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) executive presbyter be an ordained minister of Word and Sacrament? (REQWAS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes100430.5
2) No127038.6
3) Don't know102031.0
Missing2167 
TOTAL3294100.0
748) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- United Methodist (UMETH_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes320396.9
2) No150.5
3) No opinion531.6
4) Not familiar with denomination331.0
Missing2157 
TOTAL3304100.0
749) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes286887.3
2) No130.4
3) No opinion1494.5
4) Not familiar with denomination2557.8
Missing2176 
TOTAL3285100.0
750) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (DOC_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes263280.4
2) No351.1
3) No opinion1815.5
4) Not familiar with denomination42413.0
Missing2189 
TOTAL3272100.0
751) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- Roman Catholic (RC_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes276785.0
2) No1915.9
3) No opinion2256.9
4) Not familiar with denomination742.3
Missing2204 
TOTAL3257100.0
752) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- United Church of Christ (UCC_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes266982.1
2) No672.1
3) No opinion1986.1
4) Not familiar with denomination3189.8
Missing2209 
TOTAL3252100.0
753) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- Southern Baptist (SBAPT_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes275184.1
2) No1434.4
3) No opinion2096.4
4) Not familiar with denomination1705.2
Missing2188 
TOTAL3273100.0
754) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- American Baptist (ABAPT_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes262180.2
2) No351.1
3) No opinion2086.4
4) Not familiar with denomination40312.3
Missing2194 
TOTAL3267100.0
755) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- Presbyterian Church in America (PRESB_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes281486.1
2) No1665.1
3) No opinion1835.6
4) Not familiar with denomination1073.3
Missing2191 
TOTAL3270100.0
756) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- Episcopal (EPISC_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes296790.9
2) No391.2
3) No opinion1374.2
4) Not familiar with denomination1223.7
Missing2196 
TOTAL3265100.0
757) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) (LDS_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47214.6
2) No198261.2
3) No opinion49615.3
4) Not familiar with denomination2919.0
Missing2220 
TOTAL3241100.0
758) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- Progressive Baptist (PROGB_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes95129.2
2) No672.1
3) No opinion38811.9
4) Not familiar with denomination184756.8
Missing2208 
TOTAL3253100.0
759) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- African Methodist Episcopal (AFME_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes209463.7
2) No220.7
3) No opinion2587.9
4) Not familiar with denomination91127.7
Missing2176 
TOTAL3285100.0
760) Do you believe that the following denomination is a legitimate expression of the Christian faith, that is, it bears authentic witness to the essentials of the Gospel? -- Church of God in Christ (COG_OK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes129339.5
2) No842.6
3) No opinion39412.0
4) Not familiar with denomination150245.9
Missing2188 
TOTAL3273100.0
761) In regard to campus ministries, which of the following actions should we take? (CMPUSACT)
TOTAL%
1) Whenever possible, participate in an ecumenical ministry on campus242475.4
2) Be part of a campus ecumenical ministry only if enough money is not available to support a Presbyterian campus ministry60518.8
3) Participate only in Presbyterian campus ministries1875.8
Missing2245 
TOTAL3216100.0
762) In your opinion, should Christians seek to evangelize followers of other religions? (EVANGLIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1417100.0
Missing4044 
TOTAL1417100.0
763) In your opinion, should Christians seek to understand the beliefs and practices of followers of other religions? (UNDSTAND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2925100.0
Missing2536 
TOTAL2925100.0
764) In your opinion, should Christians work with followers of other religions to feed the hungry in Third World countries? (WORKFEED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2558100.0
Missing2903 
TOTAL2558100.0
765) In your opinion, should Christians work with followers of other religions to bring about peace, for example, in the former Yugoslavia? (WORKPEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2579100.0
Missing2882 
TOTAL2579100.0
766) What should be the motivation for Christians in relating to members of other Christian faiths? (MOTIVES)
TOTAL%
1) To persuade them to accept our polity and doctrine230.9
2) To bring about a recognition that each one's ministry is valid140156.2
3) To jointly promote justice in the community54822.0
4) To achieve full communion with other Christian churches41716.7
5) To become one unified Christian Church1064.2
Missing2966 
TOTAL2495100.0
767) If another Christian church does not approve of the ordination of women, in your opinion, should that policy alone keep us from entering into conversations on union with that church? (WOMNORDN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72121.9
2) No257378.1
Missing2167 
TOTAL3294100.0
768) Do you consider it appropriate that the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) contains a chapter (Chapter XV, "Relationships") that commits the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to seek new opportunities for conversation and understanding with non-Christian religious bodies? (CONAPROP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes271084.2
2) No50815.8
Missing2243 
TOTAL3218100.0
769) Do you believe that an emphasis on ecumenical activities is biblically based? (ECUBIBCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes292192.2
2) No2467.8
Missing2294 
TOTAL3167100.0
770) Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- ONE organizational structure is needed to show the visible unity of the Christian church. (ONESTRUC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree912.8
2) Agree2728.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree48815.0
4) Disagree152547.0
5) Strongly disagree73422.6
6) Not sure1334.1
Missing2218 
TOTAL3243100.0
771) Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Visible unity is demonstrated when denominations accept the validity of each other's ministries. (VISUNIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree83925.6
2) Agree209664.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree1564.8
4) Disagree1013.1
5) Strongly disagree150.5
6) Not sure672.0
Missing2187 
TOTAL3274100.0
772) Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Disunity, as shown by the number of Christian denominations, is a sin. (DISUNITY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1474.5
2) Agree46614.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree57317.6
4) Disagree127739.1
5) Strongly disagree64419.7
6) Not sure1554.8
Missing2199 
TOTAL3262100.0
773) Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- It is important for Christian denominations to seek expressions of unity. (SEEKUNIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree83425.4
2) Agree186556.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree34210.4
4) Disagree1364.1
5) Strongly disagree250.8
6) Not sure782.4
Missing2181 
TOTAL3280100.0
774) Please indicate the strength of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- In the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), emphasis on ecumenical and interfaith relations has created the attitude that it does not matter what one believes. (LOSEBELF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1655.0
2) Agree49615.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree37811.5
4) Disagree141843.3
5) Strongly disagree61218.7
6) Not sure2076.3
Missing2185 
TOTAL3276100.0
775) How familiar are you with the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC)? (KNOWWARC)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar1454.3
2) Familiar62818.8
3) Only slightly familiar88826.6
4) Not at all familiar168050.3
Missing2120 
TOTAL3341100.0
776) How important is it for you to regularly have an opportunity to worship with Christians of other faiths? (REGWORSH)
TOTAL%
1) Important80724.2
2) Slightly important92427.7
3) Neither important or unimportant93428.0
4) Slightly unimportant1003.0
5) Unimportant47914.4
6) Not sure862.6
Missing2131 
TOTAL3330100.0
777) Before receiving this questionnaire, were you aware that some colleges and universities in the United States are affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (KNOWCOLG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes319197.0
2) No973.0
Missing2173 
TOTAL3288100.0
778) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO WERE AWARE OF PRESBYTERIAN-AFFILIATED COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN THE UNITED STATES: Were you also aware of the National Presbyterian Scholarship Program, whereby financial aid is available for Presbyterians attending Presbyterian-related colleges and universities? (PRESPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes232075.2
2) No76624.8
Missing2375 
TOTAL3086100.0
779) At the present time, there are 68 colleges and universities affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Is that number more than you would have thought, about what you would have thought, fewer than you would have thought, or did you have no idea how many there were? (AFILCOLG)
TOTAL%
1) More than you would have thought157446.1
2) About what you would have thought130038.1
3) Fewer than you would have thought712.1
4) You had no idea how many there were.47013.8
Missing2046 
TOTAL3415100.0
780) Were you aware that several Presbyterian-related colleges and universities are racial-ethnic institutions? (RACECOLG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes219364.3
2) No121635.7
Missing2052 
TOTAL3409100.0
781) In your opinion, how important for the overall mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) are church-related colleges and universities? (IMPMISSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important126137.0
2) Important162447.7
3) Not very important3249.5
4) Not at all important391.1
5) Not sure1574.6
Missing2056 
TOTAL3405100.0
782) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To continue tradition/historical commitments (IMPTRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Very important78823.3
2) Important182553.9
3) Not very important58717.3
4) Not at all important782.3
5) Not sure1073.2
Missing2076 
TOTAL3385100.0
783) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To provide quality education that may not be available otherwise (IMPQEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important133639.4
2) Important149944.2
3) Not very important38811.4
4) Not at all important962.8
5) Not sure762.2
Missing2066 
TOTAL3395100.0
784) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To provide a liberal-arts education in a Christian context to integrate faith and learning (IMPFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Very important169149.7
2) Important144742.5
3) Not very important1705.0
4) Not at all important391.1
5) Not sure561.6
Missing2058 
TOTAL3403100.0
785) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To educate people about the Christian faith (IMPFEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important107031.7
2) Important160847.6
3) Not very important52615.6
4) Not at all important912.7
5) Not sure802.4
Missing2086 
TOTAL3375100.0
786) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To further the strong Presbyterian commitment to education (IMPCOMIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important118735.0
2) Important175051.6
3) Not very important3199.4
4) Not at all important702.1
5) Not sure641.9
Missing2071 
TOTAL3390100.0
787) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To provide education in Christian values, ethics and morals (IMPVALUE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important147143.4
2) Important152445.0
3) Not very important2768.2
4) Not at all important541.6
5) Not sure611.8
Missing2075 
TOTAL3386100.0
788) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To provide a wholesome environment where Presbyterians and other Christians may learn and interact (IMPENVRN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important133339.3
2) Important163848.3
3) Not very important2968.7
4) Not at all important752.2
5) Not sure481.4
Missing2071 
TOTAL3390100.0
789) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To provide a Christian witness in the world (IMPWITNS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important116234.5
2) Important153845.7
3) Not very important47614.1
4) Not at all important1003.0
5) Not sure882.6
Missing2097 
TOTAL3364100.0
790) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To train Christians for leadership in the larger society (IMPLEADR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important148443.9
2) Important152445.1
3) Not very important2537.5
4) Not at all important591.7
5) Not sure591.7
Missing2082 
TOTAL3379100.0
791) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To nurture young adults in the Christian faith (IMPNURTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important121236.0
2) Important161948.1
3) Not very important40612.1
4) Not at all important712.1
5) Not sure601.8
Missing2093 
TOTAL3368100.0
792) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To recruit and train clergy and other church leaders (IMPTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important102130.3
2) Important151144.9
3) Not very important61518.3
4) Not at all important1263.7
5) Not sure942.8
Missing2094 
TOTAL3367100.0
793) In your opinion, how important is the following factor for explaining why the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains church-related colleges? -- To ensure that the Presbyterian/Reformed viewpoint has a presence in higher education (IMPPRSNC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important92727.3
2) Important162947.9
3) Not very important61118.0
4) Not at all important1233.6
5) Not sure1103.2
Missing2061 
TOTAL3400100.0
794) Have you at any time been enrolled as an undergraduate student at one or more church-related colleges or universities? (Do not include seminaries in your answer.) (BEENENRL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes136439.9
2) No204859.9
3) Not sure90.3
Missing2040 
TOTAL3421100.0
795) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE AT ANY TIME BEEN ENROLLED AS AN UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AT ONE OR MORE CHURCH-RELATED COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES: Please indicate the denominational affiliation(s) (DENOMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist977.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)211.5
3) Episcopal120.9
4) Lutheran433.1
5) Methodist20314.8
6) Presbyterian69750.8
7) Reformed392.8
8) Roman Catholic352.5
9) United Church of Christ362.6
10) More than one of the above groups795.8
11) Other1118.1
Missing4088 
TOTAL1373100.0
796) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN ENROLLED AS A STUDENT AT A PRESBYTERIAN-RELATED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Please name the degree(s), if any, that you received. - Bachelor's degree (WHATDEGR)
TOTAL%
0) None10414.1
1) Bachelor of Arts54774.3
2) Bachelor of Science729.8
3) Bachelor of Music40.5
4) Business Administration10.1
5) BSC10.1
6) Nursing10.1
7) BS in Education10.1
8) Bachelor Fine Arts10.1
9) Bachelor's degree not specified40.5
Missing4725 
TOTAL736100.0
797) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN ENROLLED AS A STUDENT AT A PRESBYTERIAN-RELATED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Please name the school(s), if any, that you attended. - Bachelor's degree school (NAMESCL1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL73440.10423
798) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN ENROLLED AS A STUDENT AT A PRESBYTERIAN-RELATED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Please name the year(s) of graduation, if applicable. - Bachelor's degree year of graduation (YRGRAD1)
TOTAL%
1) Prior to 1940182.6
2) 1940-19497510.8
3) 1950-195923534.0
4) 1960-196919227.7
5) 1970-197913719.8
6) 1980-1989344.9
7) 1990 or after10.1
Missing4769 
TOTAL692100.0
799) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN ENROLLED AS A STUDENT AT A PRESBYTERIAN-RELATED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Please name the school(s), if any, that you attended. -- Other degree, non-master's degree, school (NAMESCL2)
TOTAL%
3) Alma College, Alma, MI15.3
10) Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ15.3
17) Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, WV15.3
23) Hastings College, Hastings, NE15.3
24) Idaho College15.3
28) King College, Bristol, TN15.3
35) Lindenwood College, St. Charles, MO15.3
36) Macalester College, St. Paul, MN15.3
39) Maryville College, Maryville, TN210.5
42) Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL15.3
45) Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA15.3
46) Ozarks, College of the, Pt. Lookout, MO15.3
51) Queens College, Charlotte, NC15.3
56) Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, AK15.3
57) Sterling College, Sterling, KS210.5
60) Tulsa, University of, Tulsa, OK15.3
69) Wooster, College of, Wooster, OH15.3
Missing5442 
TOTAL19100.0
800) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN ENROLLED AS A STUDENT AT A PRESBYTERIAN-RELATED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Please name the year(s) of graduation, if applicable. -- Other degree year of graduation (YRGRAD2)
TOTAL%
32) 17.1
43) 17.1
44) 17.1
45) 17.1
47) 17.1
48) 214.3
52) 17.1
57) 214.3
69) 214.3
73) 17.1
79) 17.1
Missing5447 
TOTAL14100.0
801) Have you ever been or are you currently employed by a Presbyterian college or university? (COLGEMPL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, currently employed by a Presbyterian college or university270.8
2) Yes, previously employed by a Presbyterian college or university1113.3
3) No, I've never been employed by a Presbyterian college or university.321995.9
Missing2104 
TOTAL3357100.0
802) People select which college or university to attend based on a variety of factors, including the cost, location, course offerings, etc. All things considered, if you were currently in the process of deciding on which college or university to attend, how important would it be to you to have the choice of a school that is Presbyterian-related? (IMPCHOIC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important34610.1
2) Important126337.0
3) Not very important119835.1
4) Not at all important37110.9
5) Not sure2316.8
Missing2052 
TOTAL3409100.0
803) All in all, how likely is it that you would select a Presbyterian-related school to attend? (SELCTPRS)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely40411.9
2) Likely107531.7
3) Not very likely118234.8
4) Not at all likely2236.6
5) Not sure51015.0
Missing2067 
TOTAL3394100.0
804) How important in your selection would be the potential for Christian growth offered by the school? (GROWPTNL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important75622.2
2) Important156045.9
3) Not very important77022.6
4) Not at all important1223.6
5) Not sure1935.7
Missing2060 
TOTAL3401100.0
805) Are you married? (MARRIED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes284284.7
2) No51415.3
Missing2105 
TOTAL3356100.0
806) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Did your spouse ever attend a Presbyterian-related college or university? (SPOUSATD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42115.1
2) No236584.9
Missing2675 
TOTAL2786100.0
807) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE SPOUSES ATTENDED A PRESBYTERIAN-RELATED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Please name the school(s) your spouse attended: (NAMESCL3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37441.61522
808) Do you have any children who have attended college or university? (KIDATND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes196558.3
2) No140841.7
Missing2088 
TOTAL3373100.0
809) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CHILDREN ATTENDED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Did any of your children attend a Presbyterian-related college or university? (KIDPRESB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49026.3
2) No136673.4
3) Not sure60.3
Missing3599 
TOTAL1862100.0
810) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CHILDREN ATTENDED A PRESBYTERIAN-RELATED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Please name the school -- First school (KIDSCHL1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46340.45422
811) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CHILDREN ATTENDED PRESBYTERIAN-RELATED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Please name the school - Second school (KIDSCHL2)
TOTAL%
3) Alma College, Alma, MI11.3
5) Austin College, Sherman, TX11.3
11) Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, IA11.3
12) Carroll College, Waukesha, WI11.3
13) Centre College of Kentucky, Danville, KY11.3
14) Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA11.3
16) Davidson College, Davidson, NC11.3
17) Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, WV33.8
19) Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL33.8
20) Grove City College, Grove City, PA22.5
21) Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA22.5
23) Hastings College, Hastings, NE22.5
24) Idaho College11.3
28) King College, Bristol, TN45.1
34) Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR33.8
36) Macalester College, St. Paul, MN22.5
37) Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA33.8
39) Maryville College, Maryville, TN22.5
40) Millikin University, Decatur, IL11.3
43) Montreat-Anderson College, Montreat, NC11.3
44) Muskingum College, New Concord, OH45.1
46) Ozarks, College of the, Pt. Lookout, MO22.5
48) Peace College, Raleigh, NC11.3
50) Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC33.8
51) Queens College, Charlotte, NC33.8
52) Rhodes College, Memphis, TN33.8
54) St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, NC67.6
59) Trinity University, San Antonio, TX56.3
62) Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC33.8
65) Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA22.5
66) Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT11.3
67) Whitworth College, Spokane, WA33.8
69) Wooster, College of, Wooster, OH56.3
74) Erskine College, SC11.3
79) Parsons College, IA11.3
Missing5382 
TOTAL79100.0
812) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHOSE CHILDREN ATTENDED PRESBYTERIAN-RELATED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY: Please name the school -- Third school (KIDSCHL3)
TOTAL%
3) Alma College, Alma, MI112.5
17) Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, WV112.5
53) Rocky Mountain College, Billings, MT112.5
59) Trinity University, San Antonio, TX225.0
62) Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC112.5
65) Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA112.5
67) Whitworth College, Spokane, WA112.5
Missing5453 
TOTAL8100.0
813) Please indicate, for each child who attended college or university, how important for the decision of which college to attend was the potential for growth in the Christian faith? -- CHILD 1 (KIDGROW1)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1839.3
2) Important45523.2
3) Not very important88044.9
4) Not at all important37219.0
5) Not sure723.7
Missing3499 
TOTAL1962100.0
814) Please indicate, for each child who attended college or university, how important for the decision of which college to attend was the potential for growth in the Christian faith? -- CHILD 2 (KIDGROW2)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1077.8
2) Important30422.3
3) Not very important61645.1
4) Not at all important29421.5
5) Not sure453.3
Missing4095 
TOTAL1366100.0
815) Please indicate, for each child who attended college or university, how important for the decision of which college to attend was the potential for growth in the Christian faith? -- CHILD 3 (KIDGROW3)
TOTAL%
1) Very important608.8
2) Important14321.1
3) Not very important31646.5
4) Not at all important14321.1
5) Not sure172.5
Missing4782 
TOTAL679100.0
816) Please indicate, for each child who attended college or university, how important for the decision of which college to attend was the potential for growth in the Christian faith? -- CHILD 4 (KIDGROW4)
TOTAL%
1) Very important197.2
2) Important5420.4
3) Not very important12647.5
4) Not at all important5821.9
5) Not sure83.0
Missing5196 
TOTAL265100.0
817) Please indicate, for each child who attended college or university, how important for the decision of which college to attend was the potential for growth in the Christian faith? -- CHILD 5 (KIDGROW5)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1211.9
2) Important2120.8
3) Not very important4746.5
4) Not at all important1817.8
5) Not sure33.0
Missing5360 
TOTAL101100.0
818) Do you have any children under 18 years of age? (YNGCHILD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes103730.4
2) No237469.6
Missing2050 
TOTAL3411100.0
819) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE: When they become old enough to attend college, how likely is it that you will encourage them to attend a Presbyterian-related college or university? (ENCRGKID)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely16516.1
2) Likely37736.9
3) Not very likely27026.4
4) Not at all likely737.1
5) Not sure13713.4
Missing4439 
TOTAL1022100.0
820) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To maintain academic excellence (MAINEXEC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential320794.0
2) Not essential but desirable1765.2
3) Not particularly essential or desirable110.3
4) Neither essential nor desirable30.1
5) Not sure130.4
Missing2051 
TOTAL3410100.0
821) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To encourage students to reach their full potential as persons (FULLPTNL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential296087.0
2) Not essential but desirable39811.7
3) Not particularly essential or desirable230.7
4) Neither essential nor desirable70.2
5) Not sure140.4
Missing2059 
TOTAL3402100.0
822) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To encourage commitment to human service (HUMNSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Essential195057.5
2) Not essential but desirable128738.0
3) Not particularly essential or desirable1223.6
4) Neither essential nor desirable80.2
5) Not sure230.7
Missing2071 
TOTAL3390100.0
823) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To encourage students to affirm a personal commitment to Jesus Christ (COMITJC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential150444.3
2) Not essential but desirable145842.9
3) Not particularly essential or desirable3139.2
4) Neither essential nor desirable722.1
5) Not sure491.4
Missing2065 
TOTAL3396100.0
824) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To encourage enrollment by racial or ethnic minority students through special recruitment and support programs (ENCRGRAC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential108932.1
2) Not essential but desirable161047.4
3) Not particularly essential or desirable49714.6
4) Neither essential nor desirable1073.2
5) Not sure912.7
Missing2067 
TOTAL3394100.0
825) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To encourage students to think about the relationship between their faith and other aspects of life (FAITHLIF)
TOTAL%
1) Essential222965.4
2) Not essential but desirable106331.2
3) Not particularly essential or desirable832.4
4) Neither essential nor desirable80.2
5) Not sure240.7
Missing2054 
TOTAL3407100.0
826) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To assist in the development of moral values (MORALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential230768.2
2) Not essential but desirable96428.5
3) Not particularly essential or desirable762.2
4) Neither essential nor desirable90.3
5) Not sure250.7
Missing2080 
TOTAL3381100.0
827) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To encourage students to pursue careers within the church (e.g., pastors, chaplains, Christian educators, mission workers) (PURSUCAR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential45513.4
2) Not essential but desirable170750.2
3) Not particularly essential or desirable100829.7
4) Neither essential nor desirable1283.8
5) Not sure1013.0
Missing2062 
TOTAL3399100.0
828) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To maintain mandatory requirements for courses in religion (MANDRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential98128.9
2) Not essential but desirable167449.3
3) Not particularly essential or desirable54516.0
4) Neither essential nor desirable1384.1
5) Not sure581.7
Missing2065 
TOTAL3396100.0
829) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To maintain strong departments of religious studies (RELGDEPT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential184154.2
2) Not essential but desirable128737.9
3) Not particularly essential or desirable1945.7
4) Neither essential nor desirable371.1
5) Not sure381.1
Missing2064 
TOTAL3397100.0
830) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To maintain mandatory requirements for chapel attendance (CHAPATND)
TOTAL%
1) Essential50314.8
2) Not essential but desirable135739.9
3) Not particularly essential or desirable100829.7
4) Neither essential nor desirable45613.4
5) Not sure742.2
Missing2063 
TOTAL3398100.0
831) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To select a faculty made up of professing Christians (CHRISFAC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential129538.4
2) Not essential but desirable130638.7
3) Not particularly essential or desirable49814.8
4) Neither essential nor desirable2136.3
5) Not sure611.8
Missing2088 
TOTAL3373100.0
832) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To maintain a college chaplaincy for ministry to students and faculty (CHAPLAN)
TOTAL%
1) Essential204860.7
2) Not essential but desirable113333.6
3) Not particularly essential or desirable1323.9
4) Neither essential nor desirable280.8
5) Not sure320.9
Missing2088 
TOTAL3373100.0
833) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To elect trustees who are professing Christians (ELECHRIS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential163748.6
2) Not essential but desirable124537.0
3) Not particularly essential or desirable3329.9
4) Neither essential nor desirable942.8
5) Not sure601.8
Missing2093 
TOTAL3368100.0
834) In addition to affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), how essential or desirable is it for a Presbyterian-related college or university in the 1990s to have the following aim? -- To maintain a requirement that at least some trustees be appointed by a governing body (synod or presbytery) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (SYNODAPT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential122836.2
2) Not essential but desirable135139.8
3) Not particularly essential or desirable48714.3
4) Neither essential nor desirable1494.4
5) Not sure1795.3
Missing2067 
TOTAL3394100.0
835) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) should get out of the business of higher education. (NOCOLEGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree411.2
2) Agree912.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree44513.1
4) Disagree142141.7
5) Strongly disagree132138.8
6) Don't know882.6
Missing2054 
TOTAL3407100.0
836) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) should increase the level of financial support it currently provides to Presbyterian-related colleges and universities. (UPSUPPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree3069.0
2) Agree108431.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree105030.8
4) Disagree41412.2
5) Strongly disagree742.2
6) Don't know47714.0
Missing2056 
TOTAL3405100.0
837) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) should spend more money to support campus ministries at state-run colleges and universities, even if it means giving less support to church-related schools. (CAMPUSMS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2256.6
2) Agree86725.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree91526.9
4) Disagree88726.1
5) Strongly disagree1785.2
6) Don't know3289.6
Missing2061 
TOTAL3400100.0
838) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Presbyterian colleges and universities provide some of the best education available in this country. (PRESBEST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree73121.6
2) Agree134339.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree54116.0
4) Disagree882.6
5) Strongly disagree331.0
6) Don't know65519.3
Missing2070 
TOTAL3391100.0
839) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) colleges and universities do a better job than state-run schools in nurturing moral and ethical values. (PRESBETR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree64018.9
2) Agree127537.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree63318.7
4) Disagree1454.3
5) Strongly disagree381.1
6) Don't know66219.5
Missing2068 
TOTAL3393100.0
840) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Once scholarship money is included, the cost of attending a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college or university is about the same as the cost at a state-run school. (SAMECOST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree792.3
2) Agree47413.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree41812.3
4) Disagree65119.1
5) Strongly disagree2437.1
6) Don't know153645.2
Missing2060 
TOTAL3401100.0
841) Prior to receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you (if at all) with the large-scale process of development in human societies (as used in such terms as "economic development," "community development" and "human development")? (KNOWDVLP)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar55618.1
2) Generally familiar149748.8
3) A little familiar75524.6
4) Not at all familiar2608.5
Missing2393 
TOTAL3068100.0
842) Parts of the world may be categorized by their relative level of development into "more developed" and "less developed." In general, countries like Canada, the United States, Japan, and those in Europe are more developed, while those in Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East are less developed. How familiar are you with this way of categorizing countries? (MORELESS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar133643.3
2) Generally familiar138544.9
3) A little familiar3039.8
4) Not at all familiar612.0
Missing2376 
TOTAL3085100.0
843) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- High rates of infant mortality (BABYMORT)
TOTAL%
1) More developed1053.4
2) Less developed272489.3
3) Neither1384.5
4) Don't know842.8
Missing2410 
TOTAL3051100.0
844) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Low rates of adult literacy (ADULTLIT)
TOTAL%
1) More developed75924.8
2) Less developed214870.2
3) Neither782.6
4) Don't know732.4
Missing2403 
TOTAL3058100.0
845) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Widespread access to health care (HELTHCAR)
TOTAL%
1) More developed260885.1
2) Less developed2207.2
3) Neither1514.9
4) Don't know842.7
Missing2398 
TOTAL3063100.0
846) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Freedom of assembly (ASSEMBLY)
TOTAL%
1) More developed237677.9
2) Less developed1173.8
3) Neither40313.2
4) Don't know1555.1
Missing2410 
TOTAL3051100.0
847) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Freedom of the press (FREEPRES)
TOTAL%
1) More developed245780.5
2) Less developed1123.7
3) Neither34311.2
4) Don't know1424.6
Missing2407 
TOTAL3054100.0
848) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Democratic government (DEMOGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) More developed239879.0
2) Less developed812.7
3) Neither42414.0
4) Don't know1344.4
Missing2424 
TOTAL3037100.0
849) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- High energy consumption per capita (ENRGYCON)
TOTAL%
1) More developed284092.8
2) Less developed571.9
3) Neither471.5
4) Don't know1153.8
Missing2402 
TOTAL3059100.0
850) Please indicate your knowledge of societal development by indicating which characteristics are more descriptive of more-developed countries, which are more descriptive of less-developed countries, and which do not vary systematically by level of development. -- Low income per capita (LOWINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) More developed311.0
2) Less developed290694.9
3) Neither391.3
4) Don't know862.8
Missing2399 
TOTAL3062100.0
851) "Sustainable development" has been defined as "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." How familiar are you with the term "sustainable development"? (KNOWSDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar35711.6
2) Generally familiar102133.0
3) A little familiar87128.2
4) Not at all familiar84127.2
Missing2371 
TOTAL3090100.0
852) Based on what you know about sustainable development, do you think it is a worthy goal? (SDEVGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely139345.3
2) Yes, probably113937.0
3) No, probably not692.2
4) No, definitely not250.8
5) Not sure45014.6
Missing2385 
TOTAL3076100.0
853) In the last two years, how often, if ever, do you recall discussions in your congregation on sustainable development? (TALKSDEV)
TOTAL%
1) Often541.8
2) Occasionally53817.6
3) Rarely85628.0
4) Never161252.7
Missing2401 
TOTAL3060100.0
854) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Overall, human beings are using renewable resources (e.g., timber, fish stocks) faster than they can be naturally replenished. (USEFAST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree102633.4
2) Agree151549.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree2026.6
4) Disagree2126.9
5) Strongly disagree301.0
6) Not sure902.9
Missing2386 
TOTAL3075100.0
855) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The current rate of world economic development is sustainable into the indefinite future. (NORUNOUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree451.5
2) Agree34211.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree38112.4
4) Disagree140545.9
5) Strongly disagree53617.5
6) Not sure35311.5
Missing2399 
TOTAL3062100.0
856) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Those of us in more developed countries like the United States have a responsibility to assist people in less developed countries to acquire basic necessities. (MUSTHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree83227.1
2) Agree174556.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree2809.1
4) Disagree1444.7
5) Strongly disagree260.8
6) Not sure411.3
Missing2393 
TOTAL3068100.0
857) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- History shows a human tendency to exploit available resources to the maximum and to hold little back for future generations. (FOCUSNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree81126.4
2) Agree177357.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree2167.0
4) Disagree1785.8
5) Strongly disagree290.9
6) Not sure622.0
Missing2392 
TOTAL3069100.0
858) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- Some pollution is inevitable if we continue to make improvements in our standard of living. (POLUTEOK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1785.8
2) Agree162653.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree37612.3
4) Disagree65121.2
5) Strongly disagree953.1
6) Not sure1434.7
Missing2392 
TOTAL3069100.0
859) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- The earth's resources are finite, so to improve everyone's standard of living, those of us in more-developed countries need to simplify our lifestyles. (SIMPLIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree72223.5
2) Agree147247.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree37612.2
4) Disagree35311.5
5) Strongly disagree692.2
6) Not sure802.6
Missing2389 
TOTAL3072100.0
860) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- New technologies will surely come along to solve environmental problems before they get out of hand. (TECHSAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree521.7
2) Agree45915.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree78225.5
4) Disagree113236.9
5) Strongly disagree2548.3
6) Not sure38912.7
Missing2393 
TOTAL3068100.0
861) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- It is unfair that average income in more-developed countries is 20 times greater than in less-developed countries ($17,900 vs. $810 in 1992). (INCOMBAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36812.0
2) Agree93430.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree83027.1
4) Disagree66221.6
5) Strongly disagree1615.3
6) Not sure1093.6
Missing2397 
TOTAL3064100.0
862) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- In general, it would be good for more-developed countries like the United States to redistribute money from the military budget to support programs that reduce hunger and promote better nutrition. (REDISTRB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55418.0
2) Agree112836.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree51216.7
4) Disagree53017.3
5) Strongly disagree2026.6
6) Not sure1454.7
Missing2390 
TOTAL3071100.0
863) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- More-developed countries like the United States should shift resources from programs that mainly benefit the middle class (like income tax deductions for home-mortgage interest) to programs that mainly benefit the poor (like teaching basic literacy to adults). (SHIFTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree2036.6
2) Agree71623.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree73523.9
4) Disagree95131.0
5) Strongly disagree2869.3
6) Not sure1795.8
Missing2391 
TOTAL3070100.0
864) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- In general, rather than adopting inward-oriented (i.e., import-substituting) strategies, less-developed countries would be better off remaining open to competition in world markets. (MRKTCOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree993.3
2) Agree98932.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree73224.1
4) Disagree2708.9
5) Strongly disagree291.0
6) Not sure92330.3
Missing2419 
TOTAL3042100.0
865) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. -- In general, governments in less developed countries are more concerned with furthering the interests of particular groups (e.g., the military, landowners, business operators, urban dwellers) than with the general welfare of the entire population. (INTERST1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree50216.4
2) Agree176357.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree38412.5
4) Disagree963.1
5) Strongly disagree160.5
6) Not sure30810.0
Missing2392 
TOTAL3069100.0
866) Please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement with each of the following statements. -- In general, governments in more developed countries are more concerned with furthering the interests of particular groups than with the general welfare of the entire population. (INTERST2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32510.6
2) Agree143546.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree50616.5
4) Disagree58319.0
5) Strongly disagree511.7
6) Not sure1745.7
Missing2387 
TOTAL3074100.0
867) How many visits (if any) have you made to less-developed countries in the past 10 years? (VISITS)
TOTAL%
0) None178858.1
1) 1 visit50016.2
2) 2 visits34011.0
3) 3 visits1625.3
4) 4 visits892.9
5) 5-9 visits1274.1
6) 10-14 visits401.3
7) 15 or more visits311.0
Missing2384 
TOTAL3077100.0
868) In general, what is your opinion of our government's use of the military for humanitarian efforts in other countries (e.g., our recent operation in Somalia)? (USEMILIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree56118.2
2) Agree180658.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree32510.6
4) Disagree2217.2
5) Strongly disagree571.9
6) Don't know1073.5
Missing2384 
TOTAL3077100.0
869) In recent years, for political reasons, more than 40% of U.S. aid to other countries has been directed to middle-income and high-income countries, a share that may grow even larger with increasing aid to Central and Eastern Europe, and Russia. What is your opinion of our government's giving such a large share to relatively affluent countries? (MONYGOES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree431.4
2) Agree59519.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree87228.5
4) Disagree107335.1
5) Strongly disagree2267.4
6) Don't know2488.1
Missing2404 
TOTAL3057100.0
870) When Presbyterians donate money for development projects, who should have the primary authority to decide how that money will be spent? (MONYAUTH)
TOTAL%
1) The individual/session/group giving the money116638.3
2) A regional church governing body/committee35811.8
3) The General Assembly or one of its committees55218.1
4) Individuals/groups in the receiving community67622.2
5) Don't know2909.5
Missing2419 
TOTAL3042100.0
871) Suppose the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) gives money to a development agency that, in turn, spends some of the money on programs to which many Presbyterians would object. Which statement comes closest to how, in your opinion, the church should respond? (RESPONSE)
TOTAL%
1) Demand that the agency return the money1214.0
2) Refuse to give the agency any more money52517.3
3) Make certain that the agency's practices have changed before giving them any more money162853.6
4) Continue giving money to the agency on assumption that the local agency knows what is best for its area44314.6
5) Not sure32210.6
Missing2422 
TOTAL3039100.0
872) Many United States companies have built factories in Northern Mexico, along the U.S./Mexico border. These so-called "maquiladora plants" have attracted many migrants from other parts of Mexico, causing rapid population growth along the border. What responsibility do these U.S. companies have, if any, to see that these Mexican communities provide their residents with basic human services, such as adequate housing, clean water and sewage systems? (COMPDUTY)
TOTAL%
1) Great responsibility156850.9
2) Some responsibility108935.3
3) Very little responsibility2116.8
4) No responsibility at all1043.4
5) Don't know1103.6
Missing2379 
TOTAL3082100.0
873) World population has doubled in the past 30 years to 5.4 billion people; it is projected to double again by 2030. In your opinion, is such rapid population growth good or bad for the world? (GROWTHOK)
TOTAL%
1) Very good110.4
2) Good311.0
3) Neither good nor bad40713.2
4) Bad139145.1
5) Very bad109735.6
6) Not sure1484.8
Missing2376 
TOTAL3085100.0
874) Should the government enact special taxes on polluters, with the amount corresponding to the quantity and toxicity of the pollution? (POLUTTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely171255.5
2) Yes, probably107334.8
3) No, probably not973.1
4) No, definitely not461.5
5) Not sure1565.1
Missing2377 
TOTAL3084100.0
875) Recently the federal government has established limits on the total amount of certain kinds of pollution that can be generated, and has begun to establish markets in which business firms and others can buy and sell rights to pollute, subject to these limits. In general, do you approve or disapprove of this practice? (POLUTRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly approve1695.5
2) Approve63220.6
3) Neither approve nor disapprove40913.3
4) Disapprove100332.6
5) Strongly disapprove36511.9
6) Not sure49516.1
Missing2388 
TOTAL3073100.0
876) How important is it that human beings consider the well-being of future generations in the actions we take today? (CONSFUTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important247980.3
2) Important58819.0
3) Not very important130.4
4) Not at all important10.0
5) Not sure80.3
Missing2372 
TOTAL3089100.0
877) To what extent do you, personally, take into account the well-being of future generations in the actions you take today? (YOUFUTRE)
TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent48615.7
2) To a great extent128441.6
3) To a moderate extent108135.0
4) To a limited extent1765.7
5) To no extent140.5
6) Not sure471.5
Missing2373 
TOTAL3088100.0
878) Before receiving this questionnaire, were you aware that criminal justice issues are of concern to our denomination? (AWARECJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very aware121538.6
2) Yes, somewhat aware135543.1
3) No, not aware57718.3
Missing2314 
TOTAL3147100.0
879) 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 appropriate151548.4
2) Yes, somewhat appropriate131942.1
3) No, somewhat inappropriate1354.3
4) No, very inappropriate441.4
5) Not sure1203.8
Missing2328 
TOTAL3133100.0
880) 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 agree69722.0
2) Agree52916.7
3) Both agree and disagree63620.1
4) Disagree70922.4
5) Strongly disagree52516.6
6) Don't know662.1
Missing2299 
TOTAL3162100.0
881) 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 agree162351.3
2) Agree77524.5
3) Both agree and disagree31910.1
4) Disagree2377.5
5) Strongly disagree1835.8
6) Don't know250.8
Missing2299 
TOTAL3162100.0
882) 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 agree92329.3
2) Agree114936.4
3) Both agree and disagree65020.6
4) Disagree2457.8
5) Strongly disagree1083.4
6) Don't know782.5
Missing2308 
TOTAL3153100.0
883) 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 agree93529.7
2) Agree133642.5
3) Both agree and disagree68321.7
4) Disagree1073.4
5) Strongly disagree481.5
6) Don't know381.2
Missing2314 
TOTAL3147100.0
884) 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 agree135743.2
2) Agree152348.5
3) Both agree and disagree2046.5
4) Disagree311.0
5) Strongly disagree90.3
6) Don't know140.4
Missing2323 
TOTAL3138100.0
885) 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 agree178357.5
2) Agree119438.5
3) Both agree and disagree902.9
4) Disagree120.4
5) Strongly disagree50.2
6) Don't know170.5
Missing2360 
TOTAL3101100.0
886) 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 (#EDUCPRO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree94730.1
2) Agree156449.7
3) Both agree and disagree47415.1
4) Disagree672.1
5) Strongly disagree220.7
6) Don't know752.4
Missing2312 
TOTAL3149100.0
887) 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) Yes2397.6
2) No201764.3
3) Don't know88228.1
Missing2323 
TOTAL3138100.0
888) 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) Yes44014.0
2) No162451.8
3) Don't know107134.2
Missing2326 
TOTAL3135100.0
889) 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) Yes34864.0
2) No9818.0
3) Don't know9818.0
Missing4917 
TOTAL544100.0
890) 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) Yes13827.4
2) No28857.3
3) Don't know7715.3
Missing4958 
TOTAL503100.0
891) 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) No37377.7
3) Don't know8016.7
Missing4981 
TOTAL480100.0
892) 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) Yes18838.7
2) No20241.6
3) Don't know9619.8
Missing4975 
TOTAL486100.0
893) 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) Yes32062.4
2) No11021.4
3) Don't know8316.2
Missing4948 
TOTAL513100.0
894) 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) Yes29055.1
2) No14327.2
3) Don't know9317.7
Missing4935 
TOTAL526100.0
895) 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) Yes5712.7
2) No28362.9
3) Don't know11024.4
Missing5011 
TOTAL450100.0
896) 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) Yes66021.9
2) No169556.3
3) Not sure65621.8
Missing2450 
TOTAL