Presbyterian Panel Series VII: Clergy Background Survey, Fall 1990

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Presbyterian > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL230034128.9144491
2) Renumbered identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL229233894.1844514
3) State (STATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL227426.97814
4) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South84537.1
2) West36816.2
3) Northeast47420.8
4) Midwest58925.9
Missing24 
TOTAL2276100.0
5) Pin number (PIN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22966616.477550
6) Date survey received (DATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22961024.325102
7) 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
Missing53 
TOTAL2247100.0
8) How long have you been associated with this congregation? (CONGYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less47521.7
2) 2-3 years53424.4
3) 4-5 years32214.7
4) 6-10 years41218.8
5) 11-15 years1737.9
6) 16-25 years2149.8
7) 26 or more years562.6
Missing114 
TOTAL2186100.0
9) How far do you live from this congregation? (CONGLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) 1 mile or less96644.4
2) 2-3 miles43019.8
3) 4-5 miles22110.2
4) 6-10 miles26612.2
5) 11-15 miles1054.8
6) 16-25 miles874.0
7) 26 or more miles1004.6
Missing125 
TOTAL2175100.0
10) What is the approximate number of members in this congregation? (CONGMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2177716.7241624
11) During your life, have you ever belonged to a congregation that was affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (NOPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) No135058.9
2) Yes94341.1
Missing7 
TOTAL2293100.0
12) Please indicate the other denomination(s) to which you have belonged. First mention (DENOMA1)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist21623.0
2) Methodist21623.0
3) Lutheran586.2
4) Episcopal626.6
5) United Church of Christ788.3
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)303.2
7) Roman Catholic525.5
8) Reformed churches373.9
9) Other Presbyterian60.6
11) Other14415.3
12) More than one of these404.3
13) None of these10.1
Missing1360 
TOTAL940100.0
13) Please indicate the other denomination(s) to which you have belonged. Second mention (DENOMA2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist42.7
2) Methodist3121.2
3) Lutheran74.8
4) Episcopal64.1
5) United Church of Christ2517.1
7) Roman Catholic96.2
8) Reformed churches64.1
9) Other Presbyterian32.1
11) Other5537.7
Missing2154 
TOTAL146100.0
14) How many years have you been a Presbyterian? (PRESBYRS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year or less40.4
2) 2-3 years50.5
3) 4-5 years161.7
4) 6-10 years10511.0
5) 11-15 years13013.7
6) 16-25 years24325.6
7) 26-49 years40342.4
8) 50 or more years454.7
Missing1349 
TOTAL951100.0
15) 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.130.6
2) I sometimes base such decisions on my religious faith but definitely do not most of the time.160.7
3) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, but usually in a general, unconscious way.46320.3
4) I feel that most of my important decisions are based on my religious faith, and I usually consciously attempt to make them so.177877.9
5) Circled 1 and 210.0
10) Circled 3 and 490.4
14) Not applicable10.0
Missing19 
TOTAL2281100.0
16) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal saviour? (EVANGOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No1325.8
2) Yes216094.2
Missing8 
TOTAL2292100.0
17) 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) No65828.8
2) Yes157969.0
3) Miscellaneous60.3
5) Multiple experiences441.9
Missing13 
TOTAL2287100.0
18) 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) Baptist863.8
2) Methodist45119.9
3) Lutheran1496.6
4) Episcopal29012.8
5) United Church of Christ79134.8
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)934.1
7) Roman Catholic140.6
8) Reformed churches773.4
9) Other Presbyterian50.2
11) Other1787.8
12) More than one of these462.0
13) None of these70.3
14) Undecided833.7
Missing30 
TOTAL2270100.0
19) 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) Strongly Agree90039.2
2) Agree76833.5
3) Tend to Agree38116.6
4) Tend to Disagree1044.5
5) Disagree1004.4
6) Strongly Disagree391.7
7) Don't know30.1
Missing5 
TOTAL2295100.0
20) 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) Strongly Agree1858.1
2) Agree43819.1
3) Tend to Agree76733.5
4) Tend to Disagree41117.9
5) Disagree34515.1
6) Strongly Disagree1325.8
7) Don't know140.6
Missing8 
TOTAL2292100.0
21) 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) Strongly Agree1185.2
2) Agree50722.1
3) Tend to Agree65528.6
4) Tend to Disagree44019.2
5) Disagree32914.4
6) Strongly Disagree1848.0
7) Don't know582.5
Missing9 
TOTAL2291100.0
22) 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) Strongly Agree1315.7
2) Agree36716.1
3) Tend to Agree64128.0
4) Tend to Disagree54824.0
5) Disagree33114.5
6) Strongly Disagree1325.8
7) Don't know1365.9
Missing14 
TOTAL2286100.0
23) 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) Yes119952.6
2) No94841.6
3) Don't know1325.8
Missing21 
TOTAL2279100.0
24) 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) Yes108647.6
2) No102244.8
3) Don't know1727.5
Missing20 
TOTAL2280100.0
25) 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) Yes96542.3
2) No116951.3
3) Don't know1456.4
Missing21 
TOTAL2279100.0
26) 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.1064.6
2) The Bible is the inspired word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.207991.1
3) The Bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by men and women.683.0
4) Circled 1 and 230.1
5) Circled 1 and 310.0
6) Circled 2 and 3140.6
7) Circled 1, 2, and 310.0
8) None of the above90.4
9) Not applicable20.1
Missing17 
TOTAL2283100.0
27) 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 Agree1225.4
2) Agree2179.6
3) Neither agree or disagree36616.1
4) Disagree67529.7
5) Strongly disagree89239.3
Missing28 
TOTAL2272100.0
28) 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 Agree88339.2
2) Agree93641.6
3) Neither agree or disagree1888.4
4) Disagree1757.8
5) Strongly disagree683.0
Missing50 
TOTAL2250100.0
29) 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 Agree120.5
2) Agree241.1
3) Neither agree or disagree1486.6
4) Disagree98143.6
5) Strongly disagree108648.2
Missing49 
TOTAL2251100.0
30) 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 Agree1496.7
2) Agree45420.3
3) Neither agree or disagree45320.3
4) Disagree74733.4
5) Strongly disagree43219.3
Missing65 
TOTAL2235100.0
31) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing there is a God (BELIEV1)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important187081.7
2) Important38917.0
3) Not very important221.0
4) Not important at all80.3
Missing11 
TOTAL2289100.0
32) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing that God loves me (BELIEV2)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important201888.0
2) Important25311.0
3) Not very important140.6
4) Not important at all70.3
Missing8 
TOTAL2292100.0
33) How important is the following to you personally? - Trying to lead a good Christian life (BELIEV3)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important122853.9
2) Important102044.7
3) Not very important281.2
4) Not important at all40.2
Missing20 
TOTAL2280100.0
34) How important is the following to you personally? - Helping others who are in need (BELIEV4)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important128656.2
2) Important99343.4
3) Not very important100.4
Missing11 
TOTAL2289100.0
35) How important is the following to you personally? - Accepting Jesus Christ as my personal saviour (BELIEV5)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important146764.6
2) Important61126.9
3) Not very important1506.6
4) Not important at all441.9
Missing28 
TOTAL2272100.0
36) How important is the following to you personally? - Knowing the distinctive doctrines of the Presbyterian Church (BELIEV6)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important1938.5
2) Important161670.9
3) Not very important43419.0
4) Not important at all361.6
Missing21 
TOTAL2279100.0
37) How important is the following to you personally? - Attending worship services (BELIEV7)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important111348.6
2) Important110548.3
3) Not very important602.6
4) Not important at all110.5
Missing11 
TOTAL2289100.0
38) How important is the following to you personally? - Working to bring about social justice (BELIEV8)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important79234.7
2) Important132858.2
3) Not very important1526.7
4) Not important at all100.4
Missing18 
TOTAL2282100.0
39) How important is the following to you personally? - Telling others about Jesus (BELIEV9)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important87638.4
2) Important121353.1
3) Not very important1757.7
4) Not important at all190.8
Missing17 
TOTAL2283100.0
40) How important is the following to you personally? - Belonging to this particular denomination (BELIEV10)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important2048.9
2) Important152166.5
3) Not very important51622.6
4) Not important at all472.1
Missing12 
TOTAL2288100.0
41) How important is the following to you personally? - Church membership, in general (BELIEV11)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important73632.2
2) Important136759.9
3) Not very important1667.3
4) Not important at all140.6
Missing17 
TOTAL2283100.0
42) How important is the following to you personally? - Religion in my life (BELIEV12)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important143763.0
2) Important75633.1
3) Not very important652.8
4) Not important at all231.0
Missing19 
TOTAL2281100.0
43) How important is the following to you personally? - Socializing with persons with similar values (BELIEV13)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most important2229.7
2) Important138560.4
3) Not very important59826.1
4) Not important at all873.8
Missing8 
TOTAL2292100.0
44) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Mother - Father. (GODIMAG1)
TOTAL%
1) Mother90.4
2) 231.0
3) 592.6
4) 90640.2
5) 45220.1
6) 30713.6
7) Father49522.0
Missing49 
TOTAL2251100.0
45) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Master - Spouse. (GODIMAG2)
TOTAL%
1) Master65829.8
2) 47521.5
3) 35816.2
4) 41818.9
5) 1416.4
6) 1034.7
7) Spouse572.6
Missing90 
TOTAL2210100.0
46) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Judge - Lover. (GODIMAG3)
TOTAL%
1) Judge1285.8
2) 803.6
3) 1657.4
4) 89940.5
5) 37817.0
6) 37817.0
7) Lover1928.6
Missing80 
TOTAL2220100.0
47) Indicate where you would place your image of God between the two contrasting images: Friend - King. (GODIMAG4)
TOTAL%
1) Friend28312.7
2) 31214.0
3) 28212.7
4) 88339.7
5) 22910.3
6) 1255.6
7) King1104.9
Missing76 
TOTAL2224100.0
48) 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 Agree87638.2
2) Agree101744.4
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree2028.8
4) Disagree1687.3
5) Strongly Disagree291.3
Missing8 
TOTAL2292100.0
49) 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 Agree35115.4
2) Agree102845.1
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree48721.4
4) Disagree35615.6
5) Strongly Disagree562.5
Missing22 
TOTAL2278100.0
50) 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 Agree86538.0
2) Agree66129.0
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree29412.9
4) Disagree36616.1
5) Strongly Disagree914.0
Missing23 
TOTAL2277100.0
51) 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 Agree78434.4
2) Agree108247.5
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree28712.6
4) Disagree1034.5
5) Strongly Disagree200.9
Missing24 
TOTAL2276100.0
52) 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 Agree27512.1
2) Agree36015.8
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree37916.6
4) Disagree80135.1
5) Strongly Disagree46520.4
Missing20 
TOTAL2280100.0
53) 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 Agree60926.7
2) Agree107447.1
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree28312.4
4) Disagree24810.9
5) Strongly Disagree662.9
Missing20 
TOTAL2280100.0
54) 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 Agree40617.8
2) Agree113249.7
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree27812.2
4) Disagree38316.8
5) Strongly Disagree803.5
Missing21 
TOTAL2279100.0
55) 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 Agree1677.3
2) Agree32314.1
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree44319.4
4) Disagree96642.2
5) Strongly Disagree38817.0
Missing13 
TOTAL2287100.0
56) 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 Agree1697.4
2) Agree83736.7
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree51822.7
4) Disagree66329.1
5) Strongly Disagree914.0
Missing22 
TOTAL2278100.0
57) 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 Agree39517.3
2) Agree110948.5
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree27812.2
4) Disagree47220.7
5) Strongly Disagree311.4
Missing15 
TOTAL2285100.0
58) 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 Agree50622.2
2) Agree151466.4
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree1657.2
4) Disagree903.9
5) Strongly Disagree50.2
Missing20 
TOTAL2280100.0
59) 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 Agree231.0
2) Agree31313.7
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree75433.1
4) Disagree98543.2
5) Strongly Disagree2069.0
Missing19 
TOTAL2281100.0
60) 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 Agree341.5
2) Agree34315.0
3) Neither Agree nor Disagree61527.0
4) Disagree101744.6
5) Strongly Disagree27312.0
Missing18 
TOTAL2282100.0
61) 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
Missing5 
TOTAL2295100.0
62) 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
Missing2112 
TOTAL188100.0
63) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (CSCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No206490.7
2) Yes2119.3
Missing25 
TOTAL2275100.0
64) Please indicate the theological degrees you have received. First mention (category labels unavailable) (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
Missing13 
TOTAL2287100.0
65) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing68 
TOTAL2232100.0
66) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED A B.D./M.DIV.: From what institution did you receive your degree? (CSCHDGR1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL228777.59478
67) Please indicate which theological degrees you have received. Second mention (category labels unavailable) (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
Missing1554 
TOTAL746100.0
68) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing1570 
TOTAL730100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED A D.MIN.: From what institution did you receive your degree? (CSCHDGR2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL74194.73188
70) Please indicate which theological degrees you have received. Third mention (category labels unavailable) (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
Missing2148 
TOTAL152100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing2154 
TOTAL146100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED A PH.D./TH.D.: From what institution did you receive your degree? (CSCHDGR3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL151125.583112
73) What is the highest level of non-theological education you have attained in addition to your theological education? (EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
2) Completed eighth grade10.0
4) Completed high school140.6
5) Some college200.9
6) Graduated from college153667.2
7) Some graduate work30613.4
8) A graduate degree40817.9
Missing15 
TOTAL2285100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR SOME GRADUATE WORK: Specify your major. (EDMAJOR)
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
Missing148 
TOTAL2152100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing18 
TOTAL2282100.0
76) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing1597 
TOTAL703100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing1597 
TOTAL703100.0
78) At the present time are you serving a congregation in a pastoral position? (CPSTRPOS)
TOTAL%
1) No49521.7
2) Yes179178.3
Missing14 
TOTAL2286100.0
79) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing500 
TOTAL1800100.0
80) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing488 
TOTAL1812100.0
81) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing1582 
TOTAL718100.0
82) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing1984 
TOTAL316100.0
83) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing1963 
TOTAL337100.0
84) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female32214.1
2) Male196985.9
Missing9 
TOTAL2291100.0
85) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL228848.36611
86) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married203188.5
2) Not married26311.5
Missing6 
TOTAL2294100.0
87) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Have you had a previous marriage? (PREVMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No164482.6
2) Yes, I was widowed412.1
3) Yes, I was divorced30215.2
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced40.2
Missing309 
TOTAL1991100.0
88) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY NOT MARRIED: Have you ever been married? (EVERMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No13250.0
2) Yes, I was widowed259.5
3) Yes, I was divorced10539.8
4) Yes, I was both widowed and divorced20.8
Missing2036 
TOTAL264100.0
89) 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) Baptist22711.2
2) Methodist26112.9
3) Lutheran984.8
4) Episcopal613.0
5) United Church of Christ582.9
6) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)311.5
7) Roman Catholic994.9
8) Reformed churches351.7
9) Other Presbyterian70.3
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)98748.7
11) Other1336.6
12) More than one of these50.2
13) None of these261.3
Missing272 
TOTAL2028100.0
90) 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) Baptist12.0
2) Methodist36.0
3) Lutheran12.0
4) Episcopal12.0
5) United Church of Christ24.0
7) Roman Catholic48.0
8) Reformed churches12.0
10) Presbyterian (U.S.A.)2346.0
11) Other1224.0
12) More than one of these24.0
Missing2250 
TOTAL50100.0
91) 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 education20.1
2) Completed eighth grade30.1
3) Some high school70.3
4) Completed high school1045.1
5) Some college31615.6
6) College graduate60329.8
7) Some graduate work24412.0
8) A graduate degree74736.9
Missing274 
TOTAL2026100.0
92) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND THEIR HUSBAND OR WIFE HAS GRADUATED FROM COLLEGE OR HAD SOME GRADUATE WORK: Please specify your spouse's major. (SPMAJOR)
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
Missing747 
TOTAL1553100.0
93) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife... (SPEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Employed part time52926.1
2) Employed full time90844.8
3) Unemployed874.3
4) Retired814.0
5) Full time homemaker36618.0
6) Self employed150.7
7) Student160.8
8) Other261.3
Missing272 
TOTAL2028100.0
94) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS 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
Missing291 
TOTAL2009100.0
95) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND THEIR HUSBAND OR WIFE IS NOT AN ORDAINED MINISTER: 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
Missing863 
TOTAL1437100.0
96) 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) None41518.1
1) 126711.6
2) 277433.8
3) 351022.3
4) 42219.6
5) 5693.0
6) 6291.3
7) 7 or more70.3
Missing8 
TOTAL2292100.0
97) Do you have any legally adopted children? (KIDADP)
TOTAL%
1) No203889.2
2) Yes24710.8
Missing15 
TOTAL2285100.0
98) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ANY LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many adopted children do you have? (KIDADNBR)
TOTAL%
0) 010.4
1) 113253.0
2) 28433.7
3) 3208.0
4) 493.6
5) 520.8
6) 610.4
Missing2051 
TOTAL249100.0
99) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse have children at the time of your marriage)? (KIDSTP)
TOTAL%
1) No204090.2
2) Yes2219.8
Missing39 
TOTAL2261100.0
100) ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN: How many stepchildren do you have? (KIDSTNBR)
TOTAL%
1) 14118.6
2) 210447.1
3) 35524.9
4) 4188.1
5) 531.4
Missing2079 
TOTAL221100.0
101) 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 less19910.1
2) 6-17 years51826.3
3) 18-24 years36418.5
4) 25 years or older85643.5
5) Child deceased321.6
Missing331 
TOTAL1969100.0
102) 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 less20611.8
2) 6-17 years49028.1
3) 18-24 years29817.1
4) 25 years or older72741.7
5) Child deceased211.2
Missing558 
TOTAL1742100.0
103) 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 years or less9910.0
2) 6-17 years23223.5
3) 18-24 years20320.6
4) 25 years or older43544.1
5) Child deceased171.7
Missing1314 
TOTAL986100.0
104) 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 less317.0
2) 6-17 years9020.2
3) 18-24 years10022.5
4) 25 years or older21849.0
5) Child deceased61.3
Missing1855 
TOTAL445100.0
105) 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 less94.8
2) 6-17 years3317.7
3) 18-24 years5529.6
4) 25 years or older8646.2
5) Child deceased31.6
Missing2114 
TOTAL186100.0
106) 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 less33.6
2) 6-17 years1720.5
3) 18-24 years1821.7
4) 25 years or older4149.4
5) Child deceased44.8
Missing2217 
TOTAL83100.0
107) 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 less13.7
2) 6-17 years414.8
3) 18-24 years933.3
4) 25 years or older1348.1
Missing2273 
TOTAL27100.0
108) 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 farm1878.2
2) On a farm200.9
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)80835.2
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)32314.1
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city1466.4
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)35215.4
7) In a suburb near a large city45619.9
8) Traveling in a motor home10.0
Missing7 
TOTAL2293100.0
109) Is the home in which you currently live... (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you30313.2
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage1446.3
3) Owned by you with a mortgage116750.9
4) Owned by congregation63027.5
5) Other180.8
6) Shared by you and the church70.3
7) Owned by relatives/parents70.3
8) Owned by employer160.7
9) Miscellaneous20.1
Missing6 
TOTAL2294100.0
110) Which of the following best describes your current residence? (RESIDENC)
TOTAL%
1) Building of duplexes, triplexes or quadriplexes582.6
2) Building of apartments1235.4
3) Building of townhomes984.3
4) Mobile home, on a lot you own50.2
5) Mobile home, on a lot you rent80.4
6) Single family house, detached from other houses197787.0
7) Dormitory, barracks, or other institutional housing30.1
8) Motor home10.0
Missing27 
TOTAL2273100.0
111) 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.)2119.2
2) 293040.6
3) 341618.1
4) 448121.0
5) 51888.2
6) 6562.4
7) 7 or more110.5
Missing7 
TOTAL2293100.0
112) 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) None27812.1
1) Spouse202287.9
TOTAL2300100.0
113) 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) None155667.7
1) 53623.3
2) 1757.6
3) 331.4
TOTAL2300100.0
114) 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) None154367.1
1) 50421.9
2) 2129.2
3) 361.6
4) 40.2
5) 10.0
TOTAL2300100.0
115) 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) None224197.4
1) 351.5
2) 160.7
3) 70.3
4) 10.0
TOTAL2300100.0
116) 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) None228199.2
1) 130.6
2) 20.1
3) 40.2
TOTAL2300100.0
117) 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) None224897.7
1) 30.1
2) 180.8
3) 60.3
4) 190.8
5) 30.1
6) 20.1
7) 10.0
TOTAL2300100.0
118) 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) None2299100.0
1) 10.0
TOTAL2300100.0
119) 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) None228499.3
1) 160.7
TOTAL2300100.0
120) 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) None2299100.0
3) 10.0
TOTAL2300100.0
121) 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) None223797.3
1) Friend or roommate170.7
2) More than one friend or roommate50.2
3) Three friends10.0
10) Cohabitant60.3
11) Cohabitant and child10.0
20) Foster child60.3
21) Two foster children30.1
30) Boarder or roomers50.2
31) Two boarders20.1
40) Foreign student60.3
41) Two foreign students10.0
50) Landlord40.2
61) Two refugees10.0
63) Refugee family10.0
70) Household staff20.1
93) Two students, Japanese student, friend10.0
96) Two disabled adults10.0
TOTAL2300100.0
122) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Republican, Democrat, Independent, or other? (POLPARTY)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat118151.6
2) Independent46020.1
3) Republican60626.5
4) Other200.9
5) Non-voting citizen50.2
9) Not applicable170.7
Missing11 
TOTAL2289100.0
123) Which of these best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLSTAND)
TOTAL%
1) Very liberal1878.2
2) Liberal70430.9
3) Moderate103545.5
4) Conservative32714.4
5) Very conservative210.9
9) Response not applicable20.1
Missing24 
TOTAL2276100.0
124) 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-$24,99928212.3
2) $25,000-$49,999120552.7
3) $50,000-$99,99971431.2
4) $100,000 or more863.8
Missing13 
TOTAL2287100.0
125) 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%
0) None582.6
1) 2% or less1838.1
2) 3%-4%1878.3
3) 5%-6%51522.9
4) 7%-9%45620.3
5) 10%57325.5
6) 11%-14%1566.9
7) 15% or more1185.3
8) Not specified10.0
Missing53 
TOTAL2247100.0
126) What is your race/ethnicity? (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) American Indian, Native American100.4
2) Asian American, Pacific Islander492.1
3) African American, Black562.4
4) Hispanic, Spanish American301.3
5) White, Caucasian214493.3
6) Other (specify)60.3
9) Response not applicable20.1
Missing3 
TOTAL2297100.0
127) Year ordained (YEARORD)
TOTAL%
1) 1900-1949221.4
2) 1950-195926617.2
3) 1960-196932521.0
4) 1970-197936423.5
5) 1980-199157236.9
Missing751 
TOTAL1549100.0
128) Age group 1 (AGEGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) 19 and younger20.1
3) 25-29532.3
4) 30-342149.3
5) 35-3933214.5
6) 40-4435315.4
7) 45-4926711.7
8) 50-5428712.5
9) 55-5934815.2
10) 60-6429512.9
11) 65-69903.9
12) 70-74281.2
13) 75-79180.8
14) 80-8410.0
15) 85 and older20.1
Missing10 
TOTAL2290100.0
129) Age group 2 (AGEGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Under 4060126.2
2) 40-4962027.1
3) 50-5963527.7
4) 60 and older43419.0
Missing10 
TOTAL2290100.0
130) Does respondent have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Divinity? (BDMDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree214693.3
2) Does not have degree1546.7
TOTAL2300100.0
131) Does respondent have a Doctor of Ministry degree? (DMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree43018.7
2) Does not have degree187081.3
TOTAL2300100.0
132) Does respondent have a Doctor of Philosophy or Theology degree? (PHDTHD)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree1175.1
2) Does not have degree218394.9
TOTAL2300100.0
133) Does respondent have a any other degrees? (OTHDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) Has degree45519.8
2) Does not have degree184580.2
TOTAL2300100.0
134) Index on relativism (see summary documentation for index construction) (RELATVSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low129157.6
2) Medium78935.2
3) High1617.2
Missing59 
TOTAL2241100.0
135) Index on (CHRISTON)
TOTAL%
1) Low75033.1
2) Medium75333.2
3) High76433.7
Missing33 
TOTAL2267100.0
136) Index on universalism (see summary documentation for index construction) (UNIVERSL)
TOTAL%
1) Low174576.7
2) Medium37316.4
3) High1576.9
Missing25 
TOTAL2275100.0
137) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD1)
TOTAL%
1) Low97743.2
2) Medium92640.9
3) High36015.9
Missing37 
TOTAL2263100.0
138) Index on otherworldliness (see summary documentation for index construction) (OTHERWD2)
TOTAL%
1) Low136060.0
2) Medium61427.1
3) High29413.0
Missing32 
TOTAL2268100.0
139) Index on individualism (see summary documentation for index construction) (INDIVDSM)
TOTAL%
1) Low59926.6
2) Medium138661.7
3) High26311.7
Missing52 
TOTAL2248100.0
140) Has respondent ever been married or never been married? (EVERMAR)
TOTAL%
1) Has been married216394.0
2) Has never been married1376.0
TOTAL2300100.0
141) I-SEX: What is your sex? (For use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female32214.1
2) Male196985.9
Missing9 
TOTAL2291100.0
142) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (For use with on-line analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married203188.5
2) Not married26311.5
Missing6 
TOTAL2294100.0
143) I-REGION: Region (for use with on-line analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) South84537.1
2) West36816.2
3) Northeast47420.8
4) Midwest58925.9
Missing24 
TOTAL2276100.0
144) 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-$24,99928212.3
2) $25,000-$49,999120552.7
3) $50,000-$99,99971431.2
4) $100,000 or more863.8
Missing13 
TOTAL2287100.0
145) I-EDUCHI: What is the highest level of non-theological education you have attained in addition to your theological education? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-EDUCHI)
TOTAL%
1) 10.0
2) High schl341.5
3) College184280.6
4) Grad40817.9
Missing15 
TOTAL2285100.0
146) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) <40 yrs59926.2
2) 40-49 yrs62027.1
3) 50-59 yrs63527.8
4) 60+ yrs43419.0
Missing12 
TOTAL2288100.0
147) I-RACE: What is your race/ethnicity? (Recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White214493.3
2) Non-white1536.7
Missing3 
TOTAL2297100.0
148) 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) Democrat118151.6
2) Independen46020.1
3) Republican60626.5
4) Other/NA421.8
Missing11 
TOTAL2289100.0
149) I-SAMPLE: Sample (recoded for use with on-line analysis) (I-SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors155167.4
4) Spec clerg74932.6
TOTAL2300100.0