Presbyterian Panel Survey, Feb 1998 - Books, Reading, and Study Resources, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL125130884.086517
2) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Fiction and literature: best-selling novels, other recent novels (FICNOVEL)
TOTAL%
1) Many16913.9
2) Several26221.6
3) A few45837.7
4) None32626.8
Missing36 
TOTAL1215100.0
3) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Fiction and literature: literature (FICLIT)
TOTAL%
1) Many857.3
2) Several25522.0
3) A few50243.4
4) None31527.2
Missing94 
TOTAL1157100.0
4) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Fiction and literature: mysteries/science fiction/westerns (FICMYST)
TOTAL%
1) Many12210.5
2) Several19116.4
3) A few26122.4
4) None59150.7
Missing86 
TOTAL1165100.0
5) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Fiction and literature: poetry (FICPOET)
TOTAL%
1) Many221.9
2) Several998.5
3) A few44538.4
4) None59251.1
Missing93 
TOTAL1158100.0
6) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Fiction and literature: religious fiction (FICRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Many201.7
2) Several847.3
3) A few30126.1
4) None74964.9
Missing97 
TOTAL1154100.0
7) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Fiction and literature: romance novels (FICROMNC)
TOTAL%
1) Many100.9
2) Several221.9
3) A few706.1
4) None103791.0
Missing112 
TOTAL1139100.0
8) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Non-fiction: history, current events, biography (NFHISTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Many16714.0
2) Several34929.2
3) A few48740.7
4) None19416.2
Missing54 
TOTAL1197100.0
9) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Non-fiction: hobbies, crafts, sports (NFHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Many433.7
2) Several16614.4
3) A few40835.5
4) None53246.3
Missing102 
TOTAL1149100.0
10) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Non-fiction: personal finances and investing (NFFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Many242.1
2) Several807.0
3) A few35531.0
4) None68860.0
Missing104 
TOTAL1147100.0
11) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Non-fiction: personal self-help, self-improvement, and well-being (NFSLFHLP)
TOTAL%
1) Many524.5
2) Several17915.6
3) A few48141.9
4) None43537.9
Missing104 
TOTAL1147100.0
12) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Non-fiction: science, nature (NFSCIENC)
TOTAL%
1) Many282.5
2) Several1049.2
3) A few39034.5
4) None60853.8
Missing121 
TOTAL1130100.0
13) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Non-fiction: travel (NFTRAVEL)
TOTAL%
1) Many252.2
2) Several11810.3
3) A few40535.5
4) None59452.0
Missing109 
TOTAL1142100.0
14) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - Bible study (NFBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Many34428.4
2) Several43636.0
3) A few33027.3
4) None1008.3
Missing41 
TOTAL1210100.0
15) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - devotions, prayers, inspiration (NFPRAYER)
TOTAL%
1) Many22619.1
2) Several38932.8
3) A few42635.9
4) None14512.2
Missing65 
TOTAL1186100.0
16) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - spiritual growth, faith development (NFGROWTH)
TOTAL%
1) Many24921.1
2) Several39033.1
3) A few37631.9
4) None16413.9
Missing72 
TOTAL1179100.0
17) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - theology, philosophy (NFPHIL)
TOTAL%
1) Many22619.0
2) Several34328.9
3) A few45138.0
4) None16814.1
Missing63 
TOTAL1188100.0
18) Of the books you have read or listened to on tape in the last year, how many (if any) were in the following category? - other religious topics (e.g., church history, comparative religion) (NFOTHREL)
TOTAL%
1) Many14812.7
2) Several28024.0
3) A few49042.0
4) None24921.3
Missing84 
TOTAL1167100.0
19) Approximately how many total books (other than the Bible) did you read during the last year? (Include audio books in the total.) (TTLBOOKS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL123437.01983
20) How familiar are you with the following entity: the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, or PPC? (FAMPPC)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar41833.5
2) Generally familiar56845.5
3) Slightly familiar20416.4
4) Not at all familiar574.6
Missing4 
TOTAL1247100.0
21) How familiar are you with the following entity: Westminster John Knox Press? (FAMWJKP)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar49139.3
2) Generally familiar58446.8
3) Slightly familiar15912.7
4) Not at all familiar141.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1248100.0
22) How familiar are you with the following entity: Geneva Press? (FAMGENVA)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar22618.2
2) Generally familiar44836.0
3) Slightly familiar45036.2
4) Not at all familiar1209.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1244100.0
23) Were you aware (prior to receiving this survey) that: the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation is an official entity of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (AWRPPC)
TOTAL%
1) No937.4
2) Yes115692.6
Missing2 
TOTAL1249100.0
24) Were you aware (prior to receiving this survey) that: Westminster John Knox Press is an official entity of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (AWRWJKP)
TOTAL%
1) No15812.7
2) Yes109087.3
Missing3 
TOTAL1248100.0
25) Were you aware (prior to receiving this survey) that: Geneva Press is an official entity of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (AWRGENVA)
TOTAL%
1) No62950.4
2) Yes61949.6
Missing3 
TOTAL1248100.0
26) In the last year, have you purchased any books, hymnals, or software products that were published by Westminster John Knox Press (WJK) or Geneva Press? (PURBOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) No31125.0
2) Yes79964.2
3) Not sure13510.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1245100.0
27) In the last year, do you recall seeing any advertisements for Westminster John Knox Press or Geneva Press? (ADVPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) No28723.1
2) Yes95376.9
Missing11 
TOTAL1240100.0
28) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to ADVPRESS). Indicate where you saw these ads, as best you can remember. (ADVWHERE)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Outlook18525.8
2) Presbyterian Survey8712.1
3) Monday Morning405.6
4) Other Presbyterian magazines598.2
5) Infopak91.3
6) Catalog588.1
7) Mailings/Flyers13318.5
8) Christian Century486.7
9) Christianity Today60.8
10) Other than a Presbyterian magazine425.8
12) Cokesbury182.5
13) Bookstore10.1
14) PPC-PPH20.3
99) All other304.2
Missing533 
TOTAL718100.0
29) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to ADVPRESS). Indicate where you saw these ads, as best you can remember. (ADVWHER2)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Outlook6214.9
2) Presbyterian Survey10224.6
3) Monday Morning419.9
4) Other Presbyterian magazines245.8
5) Infopak81.9
6) Catalog215.1
7) Mailings/Flyers4611.1
8) Christian Century4310.4
9) Christianity Today51.2
10) Other than a Presbyterian magazine245.8
11) Library10.2
12) Cokesbury184.3
13) Bookstore41.0
99) All other163.9
Missing836 
TOTAL415100.0
30) How frequently (in the last year) have you personally visited: a Cokesbury Bookstore? (FREQCOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week40.3
2) Two to three times a month322.6
3) Once a month806.5
4) A few times31925.9
5) Once or twice27722.5
6) Never51842.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1230100.0
31) How frequently (in the last year) have you personally visited: other religious bookstores? (FREQRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week131.1
2) Two to three times a month604.9
3) Once a month15412.7
4) A few times50641.7
5) Once or twice31826.2
6) Never16213.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1213100.0
32) How frequently (in the last year) have you personally visited: general purpose retail bookstores (either national chains or independents)? (FREQGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week534.3
2) Two to three times a month22818.3
3) Once a month36829.6
4) A few times46537.4
5) Once or twice1028.2
6) Never272.2
Missing8 
TOTAL1243100.0
33) How frequently (in the last year) have you personally visited: warehouse/discount bookstores? (FREQDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week90.7
2) Two to three times a month605.0
3) Once a month12410.3
4) A few times31526.2
5) Once or twice27022.4
6) Never42535.3
Missing48 
TOTAL1203100.0
34) How frequently (in the last year) have you personally visited: an on-line (Internet) bookstore? (FREQONLN)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week121.0
2) Two to three times a month524.3
3) Once a month272.2
4) A few times1099.0
5) Once or twice12810.6
6) Never87872.8
Missing45 
TOTAL1206100.0
35) How frequently (in the last year) have you personally visited: PPC's website (www.pcusa.org/ppc/)? (FREQWEBS)
TOTAL%
1) Once a week151.2
2) Two to three times a month242.0
3) Once a month242.0
4) A few times615.1
5) Once or twice776.4
6) Never100283.3
Missing48 
TOTAL1203100.0
36) How close do you live to the nearest Cokesbury Bookstore? (LIVECOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than one hour away43835.1
2) One to two hours away36329.1
3) Three or more hours away25920.7
4) Don't know18915.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1249100.0
37) Do you regularly review Cokesbury catalogs? (REGCOKE)
TOTAL%
1) No31024.9
2) Yes91373.4
3) Not sure211.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1244100.0
38) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Christian Century (PERCCENT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly28623.7
2) Yes, occasionally15212.6
3) Yes, rarely20016.6
4) No, never56947.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1207100.0
39) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Christian Ministry (PERCMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly655.6
2) Yes, occasionally746.3
3) Yes, rarely14112.1
4) No, never88876.0
Missing83 
TOTAL1168100.0
40) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Christianity Today (PERCTDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly15112.6
2) Yes, occasionally16714.0
3) Yes, rarely25721.5
4) No, never62051.9
Missing56 
TOTAL1195100.0
41) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Interpretation (PERINTRP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly14912.5
2) Yes, occasionally15212.8
3) Yes, rarely25221.2
4) No, never63553.5
Missing63 
TOTAL1188100.0
42) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Horizons (PERHORIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly1129.4
2) Yes, occasionally19016.0
3) Yes, rarely27122.8
4) No, never61451.7
Missing64 
TOTAL1187100.0
43) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- your synod's newsletter/newspaper (PERSYNOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly66954.7
2) Yes, occasionally29223.9
3) Yes, rarely14311.7
4) No, never1189.7
Missing29 
TOTAL1222100.0
44) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Presbyterian Outlook (PERPOUTL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly62250.2
2) Yes, occasionally19115.4
3) Yes, rarely18915.3
4) No, never23619.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1238100.0
45) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Presbyterians Today (PERPTDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly59448.2
2) Yes, occasionally29223.7
3) Yes, rarely14211.5
4) No, never20516.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1233100.0
46) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Monday Morning (PERMONDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly46738.3
2) Yes, occasionally17614.4
3) Yes, rarely17514.4
4) No, never40032.8
Missing33 
TOTAL1218100.0
47) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Theology Today (PERTHEOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly1189.9
2) Yes, occasionally14812.4
3) Yes, rarely20116.8
4) No, never73061.0
Missing54 
TOTAL1197100.0
48) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- These Days (PERDAYS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly998.2
2) Yes, occasionally16113.4
3) Yes, rarely25120.9
4) No, never69057.5
Missing50 
TOTAL1201100.0
49) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- The New York Review of Books or New York Times Book Review (PERNYTMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly14511.9
2) Yes, occasionally15612.8
3) Yes, rarely19015.6
4) No, never72959.8
Missing31 
TOTAL1220100.0
50) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- House Beautiful, Southern Living, Martha Stewart's Living, or other home magazine (PERHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly1129.2
2) Yes, occasionally15312.5
3) Yes, rarely19315.8
4) No, never76662.6
Missing27 
TOTAL1224100.0
51) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Business Week, Fortune, Forbes, or other business magazine (PERBUSIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly877.1
2) Yes, occasionally18014.7
3) Yes, rarely29424.0
4) No, never66254.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1223100.0
52) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- Redbook, Glamour, or other "women's" magazine (PERWOMNS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly231.9
2) Yes, occasionally685.6
3) Yes, rarely14712.2
4) No, never96680.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1204100.0
53) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- professional journals or periodicals related to your job (PERPROF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly73560.5
2) Yes, occasionally32726.9
3) Yes, rarely937.7
4) No, never604.9
Missing36 
TOTAL1215100.0
54) In the last year, have you read the following periodical?- magazines related to hobbies, sports, or leisure activities (PERHOBBY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly30925.3
2) Yes, occasionally41834.3
3) Yes, rarely28723.5
4) No, never20616.9
Missing31 
TOTAL1220100.0
55) Have you participated in a church-related study group of any type (other than church school) in the last year? (CHRSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) No33227.6
2) Yes87272.4
Missing47 
TOTAL1204100.0
56) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). How many groups did you take part in? (NUMSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) 14619.0
2) 21227.5
3) 19725.6
4) 9712.6
5) 516.6
6) 283.6
7) 60.8
8) 141.8
9) 20.3
10) 60.8
11) 10.1
12) 10.1
14) 10.1
15) 10.1
16) 10.1
20) 10.1
35) 10.1
41) 10.1
50) 10.1
99) Many20.3
Missing481 
TOTAL770100.0
57) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - Bible study (TPCBIBLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51741.3
1) Checked73458.7
TOTAL1251100.0
58) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - contemporary social issues (TPCSOCIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97377.8
1) Checked27822.2
TOTAL1251100.0
59) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - faith development (TPCDEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81365.0
1) Checked43835.0
TOTAL1251100.0
60) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - life skills (e.g., parenting, time management) (TPCLIFE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked113590.7
1) Checked1169.3
TOTAL1251100.0
61) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - men's group (TPCMENS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100380.2
1) Checked24819.8
TOTAL1251100.0
62) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - personal support group (TPCSUPRT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102481.9
1) Checked22718.1
TOTAL1251100.0
63) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - prayer group (TPCPRAYR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94575.5
1) Checked30624.5
TOTAL1251100.0
64) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - Presbyterian belief and history (TPCHIST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked110988.6
1) Checked14211.4
TOTAL1251100.0
65) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - reformed faith and theology (TPCFAITH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked109587.5
1) Checked15612.5
TOTAL1251100.0
66) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - theological issues (TPCTHEOL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99579.5
1) Checked25620.5
TOTAL1251100.0
67) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - women's group (e.g., Presbyterian Women, circle) (TPCWOMNS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked112189.6
1) Checked13010.4
TOTAL1251100.0
68) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). What was the focus or topic of the group(s)? - other (TPCOTHER)
TOTAL%
2) Other9167.4
3) Church governance2014.8
4) Health/Death/Grief64.4
5) Evangelism64.4
6) Stewardship43.0
7) Worship85.9
Missing1116 
TOTAL135100.0
69) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). Where was (were) the study group(s) usually held?- at the church (STDYCHRC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47137.6
1) Checked78062.4
TOTAL1251100.0
70) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). Where was (were) the study group(s) usually held?- at the (a) pastor's house (STDYPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked114791.8
1) Checked1038.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1250100.0
71) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). Where was (were) the study group(s) usually held?- at a member's house (STDYMEMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100780.6
1) Checked24319.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1250100.0
72) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). Where was (were) the study group(s) usually held?- other (STDYOTHR)
TOTAL%
4) Other5524.7
5) Another church229.9
6) Retreat center/Camp/Conference3314.8
7) Presbytery104.5
8) Workplace104.5
9) Restaurant/Park/School/Other9341.7
Missing1028 
TOTAL223100.0
73) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). When was (were) the study group(s) usually held?- Sunday morning (WHENSUNM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97678.1
1) Checked27421.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1250100.0
74) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). When was (were) the study group(s) usually held?- Sunday afternoon or evening (WHENSUNA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103682.8
1) Checked21517.2
TOTAL1251100.0
75) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). When was (were) the study group(s) usually held?- during the day on a weekday (WHENWKDY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68354.6
1) Checked56845.4
TOTAL1251100.0
76) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). When was (were) the study group(s) usually held?- during the evening on a weekday (WHENWKEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70856.6
1) Checked54343.4
TOTAL1251100.0
77) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). When was (were) the study group(s) usually held?- Saturday (WHENSAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked113290.6
1) Checked1189.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1250100.0
78) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY). Did any of the group(s) use a book (or books) as part of the study process? (BOOKSTDY)
TOTAL%
1) No22625.5
2) Yes65974.5
Missing366 
TOTAL885100.0
79) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to BOOKSTDY). Which book(s) did the group(s) use as part of the study process? (WHCHBK1)
TOTAL%
1) Bible5211.2
2) Horizons/Presbyterian Women4710.2
3) Other Bible study19241.5
4) Presbyterian Constitution/History30.6
5) All other16936.5
Missing788 
TOTAL463100.0
80) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to BOOKSTDY). Which book(s) did the group(s) use as part of the study process? (WHCHBK2)
TOTAL%
1) Bible110.0
2) Horizons/Presbyterian Women110.0
3) Other Bible study110.0
4) Presbyterian Constitution/History220.0
5) All other550.0
Missing1241 
TOTAL10100.0
81) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY and BOOKSTDY). Who chose or recommended the book(s) used by the group(s)?- pastor(s) (BKPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71857.5
1) Checked53142.5
Missing2 
TOTAL1249100.0
82) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY and BOOKSTDY). Who chose or recommended the book(s) used by the group(s)?- Christian educator (BKCHEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked114291.3
1) Checked1098.7
TOTAL1251100.0
83) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY and BOOKSTDY). Who chose or recommended the book(s) used by the group(s)?- other church staff (BKCHSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked118294.5
1) Checked695.5
TOTAL1251100.0
84) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY and BOOKSTDY). Who chose or recommended the book(s) used by the group(s)?- a church member (BKCHMEMB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked102982.3
1) Checked22217.7
TOTAL1251100.0
85) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY and BOOKSTDY). Who chose or recommended the book(s) used by the group(s)?- other (BKOTHER)
TOTAL%
4) Other Presbyterian leader94.4
5) All other4622.7
7) Group10451.2
8) Lay leaders/Church community2914.3
9) Presbyterian Women/Women's circle157.4
Missing1048 
TOTAL203100.0
86) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CHRSTUDY and BOOKSTDY). Who chose or recommended the book(s) used by the group(s)?- don't know (BKDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123498.8
1) Checked151.2
Missing2 
TOTAL1249100.0
87) To your knowledge, were there any other study groups for adults in your congregation in the last year (i.e., ones in which you did not participate)? (OTHSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) No29524.3
2) Yes91975.7
Missing37 
TOTAL1214100.0
88) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to OTHSTUDY). How many groups were there? (NUMGRP)
TOTAL%
1) 818.5
2) 11512.1
3) 9510.0
4) 565.9
5) 667.0
6) 394.1
7) 181.9
8) 222.3
9) 10.1
10) 424.4
11) 20.2
12) 202.1
13) 20.2
14) 50.5
15) 161.7
16) 10.1
17) 10.1
18) 10.1
20) 202.1
21) 10.1
23) 10.1
25) 131.4
27) 10.1
30) 121.3
33) 10.1
35) 20.2
40) 30.3
47) 10.1
50) 80.8
60) 10.1
75) 20.2
90) 10.1
98) Don't know29230.8
99) 99 or More70.7
Missing302 
TOTAL949100.0
89) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to OTHSTUDY). How many people took part in all of these groups combined? (NUMPPL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL938476.212459
90) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to OTHSTUDY). Were books used as study materials in any of the other study groups held in your congregation? (GRPBOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) No869.1
2) Yes55158.5
3) Don't know30532.4
Missing309 
TOTAL942100.0
91) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - theology (INSTTHEO)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested51542.2
2) Somewhat interested54344.5
3) Not very interested13511.1
4) Not at all interested272.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1220100.0
92) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - Biblical study (INSTBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested70457.9
2) Somewhat interested42234.7
3) Not very interested675.5
4) Not at all interested221.8
Missing36 
TOTAL1215100.0
93) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - church history (INSTHIST)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested31426.0
2) Somewhat interested53544.3
3) Not very interested30325.1
4) Not at all interested574.7
Missing42 
TOTAL1209100.0
94) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - women and the church (INSTWOMN)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested14812.4
2) Somewhat interested39032.8
3) Not very interested49241.4
4) Not at all interested15913.4
Missing62 
TOTAL1189100.0
95) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - Biblical perspectives on current issues (INSTCUR)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested62651.3
2) Somewhat interested47739.1
3) Not very interested927.5
4) Not at all interested262.1
Missing30 
TOTAL1221100.0
96) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - personal growth and development in general (INSTGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested35028.9
2) Somewhat interested52843.6
3) Not very interested27222.5
4) Not at all interested615.0
Missing40 
TOTAL1211100.0
97) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - personal growth and development focused on aging (INSTAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested14512.1
2) Somewhat interested42135.1
3) Not very interested49941.6
4) Not at all interested13511.3
Missing51 
TOTAL1200100.0
98) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - spiritual growth and development (INSTDEVL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested62051.1
2) Somewhat interested41634.3
3) Not very interested13611.2
4) Not at all interested413.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1213100.0
99) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - personal counseling (INSTPERS)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested20116.6
2) Somewhat interested42334.9
3) Not very interested43736.0
4) Not at all interested15212.5
Missing38 
TOTAL1213100.0
100) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - marriage counseling (INSTMARR)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested17814.7
2) Somewhat interested42835.3
3) Not very interested44036.3
4) Not at all interested16613.7
Missing39 
TOTAL1212100.0
101) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - sermon construction and preparation (INSTSERM)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested31926.3
2) Somewhat interested42334.9
3) Not very interested31425.9
4) Not at all interested15512.8
Missing40 
TOTAL1211100.0
102) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - children/youth ministry (INSTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested15312.7
2) Somewhat interested38832.2
3) Not very interested42835.5
4) Not at all interested23719.7
Missing45 
TOTAL1206100.0
103) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - church administration (INSTADMN)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested14812.3
2) Somewhat interested40533.6
3) Not very interested41134.1
4) Not at all interested24320.1
Missing44 
TOTAL1207100.0
104) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - feminist theology (INSTFEM)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested1199.9
2) Somewhat interested25621.3
3) Not very interested39933.1
4) Not at all interested43035.7
Missing47 
TOTAL1204100.0
105) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - clergy helps (INSTCLRG)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested23219.3
2) Somewhat interested43736.3
3) Not very interested36330.1
4) Not at all interested17314.4
Missing46 
TOTAL1205100.0
106) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - Presbyterian beliefs and history (INSTPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested22618.6
2) Somewhat interested55345.6
3) Not very interested34028.1
4) Not at all interested937.7
Missing39 
TOTAL1212100.0
107) How interested are you in reading more in the following church and ministry-related area? - collections of sermons (INSTCOLL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested17314.3
2) Somewhat interested33227.4
3) Not very interested43836.1
4) Not at all interested26922.2
Missing39 
TOTAL1212100.0
108) Are there any areas of interest or concern to you personally that are not adequately covered by publications currently available? (NOTPERSN)
TOTAL%
1) No76463.8
2) Yes17014.2
3) Not sure26322.0
Missing54 
TOTAL1197100.0
109) Are there any areas of interest or concern to the church in general that are not adequately covered by publications currently available? (NOTCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) No64454.3
2) Yes17314.6
3) Not sure36831.1
Missing66 
TOTAL1185100.0
110) What type of computer system do you use most often (whether for work, hobbies, etc.)? (COMPUSE)
TOTAL%
1) IBM-compatible PC with a 286 coprocessor383.2
2) IBM-compatible PC with a 386 coprocessor877.3
3) IBM-compatible PC with a 486 coprocessor22519.0
4) IBM-compatible PC with a Pentium chip53845.3
5) Older MAC766.4
6) Power MAC685.7
7) Don't know453.8
8) Never use a computer1109.3
Missing64 
TOTAL1187100.0
111) (Asked only of respondents who answered that they use a computer in COMPUSE). Does this computer have a CD-ROM drive? (CDROM)
TOTAL%
1) No23921.7
2) Yes81974.5
3) Don't know413.7
Missing152 
TOTAL1099100.0
112) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Yes" to CDROM). What is the speed of this CD-ROM drive (i.e., 2x, 4x, 6x, etc.)? (CDROMSPD)
TOTAL%
1) 1x10.2
2) 2x6412.5
3) 3x10.2
4) 4x15830.7
6) 6x8316.1
7) 7x10.2
8) 8x7214.0
9) 9x or higher13426.1
Missing737 
TOTAL514100.0
113) When you have read or studied the Bible during the last year, how often did you use the following translation? - The New International Version (NIV) (TRANNIV)
TOTAL%
1) Always17715.6
2) Frequently19517.1
3) Occasionally26122.9
4) Rarely25222.1
5) Never24221.3
6) Don't know111.0
Missing113 
TOTAL1138100.0
114) When you have read or studied the Bible during the last year, how often did you use the following translation? - The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) (TRANNRSV)
TOTAL%
1) Always64453.7
2) Frequently25621.4
3) Occasionally13711.4
4) Rarely786.5
5) Never796.6
6) Don't know50.4
Missing52 
TOTAL1199100.0
115) When you have read or studied the Bible during the last year, how often did you use the following translation? - The Revised Standard Version (RSV) (TRANRSV)
TOTAL%
1) Always15213.5
2) Frequently28725.4
3) Occasionally34130.2
4) Rarely22720.1
5) Never11410.1
6) Don't know70.6
Missing123 
TOTAL1128100.0
116) When you have read or studied the Bible during the last year, how often did you use the following translation? - The King James Version (TRANKJV)
TOTAL%
1) Always141.3
2) Frequently544.8
3) Occasionally15814.1
4) Rarely42037.6
5) Never44239.6
6) Don't know292.6
Missing134 
TOTAL1117100.0
117) When you have read or studied the Bible during the last year, how often did you use the following translation? - The Good News Bible (TRANGNB)
TOTAL%
1) Always504.4
2) Frequently11910.5
3) Occasionally30026.6
4) Rarely33729.8
5) Never30226.7
6) Don't know211.9
Missing122 
TOTAL1129100.0
118) When you have read or studied the Bible during the last year, how often did you use the following translation? - Today's English Bible (TRANTEB)
TOTAL%
1) Always181.6
2) Frequently716.4
3) Occasionally22620.5
4) Rarely30928.1
5) Never43539.5
6) Don't know423.8
Missing150 
TOTAL1101100.0
119) When you have read or studied the Bible during the last year, how often did you use the following translation? - The Jerusalem Bible (TRANJER)
TOTAL%
1) Always171.5
2) Frequently887.8
3) Occasionally24121.3
4) Rarely35531.4
5) Never39735.1
6) Don't know332.9
Missing120 
TOTAL1131100.0
120) When you have read or studied the Bible during the last year, how often did you use the following translation? - The New English Bible (TRANNEB)
TOTAL%
1) Always141.2
2) Frequently1059.3
3) Occasionally26423.5
4) Rarely32428.8
5) Never38334.1
6) Don't know343.0
Missing127 
TOTAL1124100.0
121) When you have read or studied the Bible during the last year, how often did you use the following translation? - other (specify) (TRANOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) All other13645.3
2) The Living Bible227.3
3) The Message7424.7
4) Oxford51.7
5) New American Standard3712.3
6) Phillips268.7
Missing951 
TOTAL300100.0
122) Of the translations from TRANNIV, TRANNRSV, TRANRSV, TRANKJV, TRANGNB, TRANTEB, TRANJER, TRANNEB, and TRANOTHR, which one do you most prefer? (PREFTRAN)
TOTAL%
1) The New International Version (NIV)19516.3
2) The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)71259.5
3) The Revised Standard Version (RSV)17114.3
4) The King James Version50.4
5) The Good News Bible292.4
6) Today's English Bible70.6
7) The Jerusalem Bible161.3
8) The New English Bible161.3
9) Other272.3
10) The Living Bible60.5
11) The Message50.4
12) Oxford10.1
13) New American Standard60.5
14) Phillips10.1
Missing54 
TOTAL1197100.0
123) How familiar are you with The Presbyterian Hymnal? (Published 1990; blue cover with the PCUSA seal) (PRESHYMN)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar72459.1
2) Generally familiar34728.3
3) Slightly familiar13110.7
4) Not at all familiar242.0
Missing25 
TOTAL1226100.0
124) Does your congregation use The Presbyterian Hymnal in worship? (USEHYMNL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always63652.6
2) Yes, often978.0
3) Yes, occasionally1119.2
4) No, never35729.5
5) Don't know80.7
Missing42 
TOTAL1209100.0
125) What is your overall opinion of the following publication? - The Presbyterian Hymnal (OPHYMNAL)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent47338.6
2) Good43835.8
3) Fair18615.2
4) Poor715.8
5) No opinion564.6
Missing27 
TOTAL1224100.0
126) What is your overall opinion of the following publication? - The Interpretation Bible Commentaries (OPIBC)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent36029.8
2) Good39832.9
3) Fair13511.2
4) Poor201.7
5) No opinion29524.4
Missing43 
TOTAL1208100.0
127) What is your overall opinion of the following publication? - The Westminster Bible Companion series (OPWBCSER)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent826.9
2) Good22318.7
3) Fair11910.0
4) Poor110.9
5) No opinion75863.5
Missing58 
TOTAL1193100.0
128) What is your overall opinion of the following publication? - The Book of Common Worship (OPBKCW)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent36530.1
2) Good50541.6
3) Fair22518.5
4) Poor524.3
5) No opinion665.4
Missing38 
TOTAL1213100.0
129) What is your overall opinion of the following publication? - The Daily Study Bible (OPDSB)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent897.5
2) Good22418.8
3) Fair1159.7
4) Poor141.2
5) No opinion74862.9
Missing61 
TOTAL1190100.0
130) What is your overall opinion of the following publication? - The New Interpreter's Bible (OPNIB)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent20717.2
2) Good25621.2
3) Fair907.5
4) Poor171.4
5) No opinion63552.7
Missing46 
TOTAL1205100.0
131) WJK Press is considering production of a CD-ROM containing the Interpretation Bible Commentaries as a searchable InfoBase. How interested would you be in obtaining such a CD-ROM (assuming a reasonable cost)? (WJKCDROM)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested20416.9
2) Interested25621.3
3) Not very interested35829.7
4) Not at all interested23919.9
5) Don't know14712.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1204100.0
132) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Very interested" or "Interested" in WJKCDROM). What would you consider a reasonable total cost of a CD-ROM containing the Interpretation Bible Commentaries as a searchable InfoBase (keeping in mind that there are 40 volumes in this series)? (WJKCDTOT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL255283.043332
133) (Asked only of respondents who answered "Very interested" or "Interested" in WJKCDROM). What would you consider a reasonable per volume cost of a CD-ROM containing the Interpretation Bible Commentaries as a searchable InfoBase (keeping in mind that there are 40 volumes in this series)? (WJKCDVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 62.9
2) 41.9
3) 136.3
4) 31.4
5) 2713.0
6) 83.8
7) 21.0
8) 73.4
9) 21.0
10) 4320.7
12) 52.4
13) 94.3
14) 10.5
15) 178.2
16) 21.0
18) 41.9
19) 41.9
20) 2210.6
21) 10.5
23) 21.0
24) 10.5
25) 94.3
28) 10.5
30) 41.9
38) 10.5
40) 62.9
50) 21.0
100) 10.5
200) 10.5
Missing1043 
TOTAL208100.0
134) How interested would you be in purchasing the following reference volume on CD-ROM (as a searchable InfoBase)? - The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Ethics (CDETHICS)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested796.8
2) Interested23320.2
3) Not very interested41435.8
4) Not at all interested43037.2
Missing95 
TOTAL1156100.0
135) How interested would you be in purchasing the following reference volume on CD-ROM (as a searchable InfoBase)? - The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (CDSPIRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested1129.6
2) Interested27723.9
3) Not very interested35830.8
4) Not at all interested41435.7
Missing90 
TOTAL1161100.0
136) How interested would you be in purchasing the following reference volume on CD-ROM (as a searchable InfoBase)? - The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology (CDTHEOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested14112.1
2) Interested30926.4
3) Not very interested32727.9
4) Not at all interested39333.6
Missing81 
TOTAL1170100.0
137) How interested would you be in purchasing the following reference volume on CD-ROM (as a searchable InfoBase)? - The Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms (CDTERMS)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested15012.8
2) Somewhat interested31727.0
3) Not very interested33028.1
4) Not at all interested37632.1
Missing78 
TOTAL1173100.0
138) How interested would you be in purchasing the following reference volume on CD-ROM (as a searchable InfoBase)? - The Daily Study Bible (CDDSBBL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested907.9
2) Somewhat interested22219.5
3) Not very interested37933.4
4) Not at all interested44539.2
Missing115 
TOTAL1136100.0
139) Type of sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) 86068.7
4) 39131.3
TOTAL1251100.0
140) Old Code (OLDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12361253.15739
141) Sample (SAMP)
TOTAL%
3) Clergy1236100.0
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
142) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? 19__ (WHENORDN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL123476.34812
143) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body. (ORDNDENM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable32.5
1) Baptist2520.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)43.3
3) Episcopalian10.8
5) Lutheran21.6
6) Methodist86.6
7) Other Presbyterian4436.1
8) Reformed97.4
9) Roman Catholic10.8
10) United Church of Christ119.0
12) Other119.0
99) More than one selected32.5
Missing1129 
TOTAL122100.0
144) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No110690.4
2) Yes1189.6
Missing27 
TOTAL1224100.0
145) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL ) Which degree are you seeking? (SCHOOLDG)
TOTAL%
1) MCR-MRE10.9
2) M.A.10.9
3) Th.M./S.T.M.32.6
4) D.Min.8069.6
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.1815.7
6) Other1210.4
Missing1136 
TOTAL115100.0
146) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL) Which school are you presently enrolled in? (WHATSCHL)
TOTAL%
3) Asbury10.8
5) Austin43.4
6) Bangor10.8
14) Chicago Theological Seminary21.7
16) Claremont21.7
18) Columbia1411.9
20) Covenant10.8
21) Drew University10.8
22) Dubuque10.8
23) Duke University10.8
24) Eastern Baptist10.8
30) Fuller Theological Seminary86.8
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary32.5
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary21.7
40) Lexington21.7
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary108.5
43) Lutheran PA10.8
45) McCormick43.4
46) Memphis10.8
52) New Brunswick10.8
63) Pittsburgh43.4
65) Princeton86.8
68) San Francisco119.3
76) United Theo Dayton10.8
78) Union Seminary (VA)43.4
83) Wesley10.8
99) Other2823.7
Missing1133 
TOTAL118100.0
147) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECLRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No86970.6
2) Yes36229.4
Missing20 
TOTAL1231100.0
148) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY WERE ENGAGED IN A LONG-TERM SECULAR JOB OR CAREER BEFORE ENTERING SEMINARY FOR THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV) How long were you in that long-term secular job or career? (JOBLONG)
TOTAL%
0) 20.5
1) 82.2
2) 287.7
3) 339.1
4) 318.5
5) 3810.4
6) 205.5
7) 277.4
8) 215.8
9) 133.6
10) 349.3
11) 143.8
12) 133.6
13) 30.8
14) 92.5
15) 143.8
16) 41.1
17) 20.5
18) 51.4
19) 10.3
20) 123.3
21) 10.3
22) 30.8
23) 20.5
24) 20.5
25) 61.6
26) 20.5
27) 20.5
28) 41.1
29) 10.3
30) 41.1
32) 10.3
34) 10.3
35) 10.3
40) 10.3
41) 10.3
Missing887 
TOTAL364100.0
149) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE RECEIVED THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. 19__ (YRBDMDIV)
TOTAL%
45) 10.1
47) 10.1
49) 10.1
51) 20.2
52) 100.8
53) 30.2
54) 70.6
55) 100.8
56) 151.2
57) 231.9
58) 191.6
59) 272.2
60) 282.3
61) 242.0
62) 312.5
63) 272.2
64) 211.7
65) 272.2
66) 221.8
67) 231.9
68) 231.9
69) 292.4
70) 231.9
71) 403.3
72) 262.1
73) 322.6
74) 272.2
75) 342.8
76) 252.0
77) 413.4
78) 282.3
79) 393.2
80) 423.4
81) 393.2
82) 403.3
83) 413.4
84) 342.8
85) 362.9
86) 312.5
87) 312.5
88) 322.6
89) 312.5
90) 292.4
91) 252.0
92) 332.7
93) 211.7
94) 231.9
95) 181.5
96) 40.3
99) Do not have degree242.0
Missing28 
TOTAL1223100.0
150) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE RECEIVED THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV. DEGREE FROM A PCUSA SCHOOL) Please indicate from which school you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree (PCUSABD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL119151.88325
151) Do you have one or more other graduate degrees from a seminary or other school of theological education (besides your B.D. or M.Div.)? (GRADDEG)
TOTAL%
1) No73059.7
2) Yes49240.3
Missing29 
TOTAL1222100.0
152) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: M.C.E./M.R.E. (GRADMCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked122198.8
1) Checked151.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
153) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E.) Please indicate the year in which you received your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree. 19__ (GRADMCEY)
TOTAL%
54) 17.1
59) 17.1
60) 17.1
61) 17.1
63) 17.1
66) 17.1
74) 214.3
75) 17.1
78) 17.1
85) 17.1
91) 17.1
94) 17.1
95) 17.1
Missing1237 
TOTAL14100.0
154) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (GRADMCES)
TOTAL%
31) Garrett Evangelical18.3
45) McCormick18.3
64) PSCE866.7
65) Princeton216.7
Missing1239 
TOTAL12100.0
155) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: M.A. (GRADMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked114792.8
1) Checked897.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
156) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A.) Please indicate the year in which you received your M.A. degree. 19__ (GRADMAY)
TOTAL%
56) 22.3
58) 11.1
59) 11.1
60) 11.1
61) 22.3
62) 33.4
64) 22.3
65) 33.4
66) 11.1
67) 33.4
68) 22.3
69) 11.1
70) 55.7
71) 11.1
72) 66.9
73) 22.3
74) 33.4
75) 11.1
76) 44.6
77) 11.1
78) 55.7
79) 22.3
80) 33.4
81) 33.4
82) 33.4
85) 55.7
86) 22.3
87) 22.3
88) 22.3
89) 44.6
90) 11.1
91) 33.4
92) 11.1
93) 11.1
94) 33.4
95) 11.1
96) 11.1
Missing1164 
TOTAL87100.0
157) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.A. degree? (GRADMAS)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland11.2
13) University of Chicago Divinity22.3
14) Chicago Theological Seminary22.3
16) Claremont22.3
17) Colgate Rochester11.2
18) Columbia22.3
21) Drew University11.2
22) Dubuque11.2
23) Duke University11.2
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.2
30) Fuller Theological Seminary33.5
45) McCormick44.7
63) Pittsburgh22.3
64) PSCE1112.8
65) Princeton22.3
68) San Francisco11.2
74) Trinity Evangelical Div22.3
75) Union-Auburn11.2
81) Vanderbilt22.3
85) Westminister11.2
88) Yale55.8
89) Emory11.2
99) Other3743.0
Missing1165 
TOTAL86100.0
158) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Th.M./S.T.M. (GRADTHM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked112490.9
1) Checked1129.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
159) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your Th.M./S.T.M. degree. 19__ (GRADTHMY)
TOTAL%
44) 10.9
48) 10.9
50) 10.9
55) 10.9
58) 10.9
59) 21.8
61) 10.9
62) 32.7
63) 32.7
64) 54.5
65) 43.6
66) 65.4
67) 65.4
68) 43.6
69) 65.4
70) 21.8
71) 87.1
72) 32.7
73) 21.8
74) 32.7
75) 21.8
76) 21.8
78) 32.7
80) 76.3
81) 21.8
82) 32.7
83) 43.6
84) 21.8
85) 10.9
86) 21.8
87) 21.8
88) 65.4
89) 43.6
90) 10.9
91) 21.8
92) 10.9
93) 10.9
94) 21.8
95) 10.9
96) 10.9
Missing1139 
TOTAL112100.0
160) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (GRADTPCU)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton Theological Seminary10.9
5) Austin10.9
9) Brite10.9
10) Calvin10.9
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.9
17) Colgate Rochester10.9
18) Columbia76.4
22) Dubuque32.8
25) Eden10.9
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary21.8
45) McCormick43.7
63) Pittsburgh32.8
65) Princeton4743.1
68) San Francisco43.7
71) St Mary's10.9
75) Union-Auburn76.4
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)1110.1
88) Yale65.5
99) Other76.4
Missing1142 
TOTAL109100.0
161) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: D.Min. (GRADDMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked95076.9
1) Checked28623.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
162) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your D.Min. degree. 19__ (GRADDY)
TOTAL%
62) 10.4
71) 10.4
72) 20.7
73) 51.8
74) 72.5
75) 82.8
76) 145.0
77) 93.2
78) 103.6
79) 113.9
80) 103.6
81) 145.0
82) 165.7
83) 124.3
84) 145.0
85) 155.3
86) 196.8
87) 113.9
88) 103.6
89) 82.8
90) 124.3
91) 93.2
92) 134.6
93) 165.7
94) 113.9
95) 155.3
96) 82.8
Missing970 
TOTAL281100.0
163) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your D.Min. degree? (GRADDSPC)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton41.4
5) Austin113.9
8) Bethel Theological Seminary10.4
9) Brite10.4
11) Candler10.4
14) Chicago Theological Seminary10.4
16) Claremont10.4
17) Colgate Rochester10.4
18) Columbia238.2
21) Drew University124.3
22) Dubuque10.4
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary20.7
25) Eden Theological Seminary62.1
27) Erskine Theological Seminary10.4
30) Fuller Theological Seminary124.3
31) Garrett Evangelical10.4
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary20.7
36) Iliff School20.7
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary31.1
40) Lexington10.4
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary103.5
45) McCormick7125.2
53) New York10.4
61) Perkins10.4
63) Pittsburgh176.0
65) Princeton103.5
68) San Francisco3412.1
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.4
72) St Paul10.4
74) Trinity Evangelical Div10.4
77) United Theo MN10.4
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)258.9
81) Vanderbilt41.4
84) Western Theological Seminary20.7
99) Other165.7
Missing969 
TOTAL282100.0
164) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (GRADPHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked115693.5
1) Checked806.5
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
165) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree. 19__ (GRADPHDY)
TOTAL%
58) 56.4
59) 11.3
60) 11.3
61) 11.3
62) 11.3
63) 11.3
64) 22.6
65) 33.8
66) 22.6
67) 11.3
68) 22.6
69) 22.6
70) 11.3
71) 22.6
72) 45.1
74) 11.3
75) 33.8
76) 22.6
77) 11.3
79) 11.3
81) 45.1
82) 22.6
83) 33.8
85) 56.4
86) 33.8
87) 22.6
88) 56.4
89) 45.1
90) 11.3
91) 11.3
92) 67.7
93) 11.3
94) 11.3
95) 11.3
96) 11.3
97) 11.3
Missing1173 
TOTAL78100.0
166) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (GRPHDPC)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity11.3
16) Claremont11.3
18) Columbia33.9
23) Duke University56.6
34) Harvard University22.6
45) McCormick11.3
57) NW Lutheran Theo11.3
65) Princeton810.5
68) San Francisco11.3
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.3
75) Union-Auburn22.6
76) United Theo Dayton11.3
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)45.3
81) Vanderbilt79.2
88) Yale45.3
89) Emory45.3
99) Other3039.5
Missing1175 
TOTAL76100.0
167) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Other (GRADOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119396.5
1) Checked433.5
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
168) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Please indicate the year in which you received all other degrees. 19__ (GROTHYR)
TOTAL%
54) 12.4
55) 12.4
59) 24.9
60) 24.9
61) 37.3
64) 12.4
70) 12.4
71) 12.4
72) 24.9
73) 12.4
74) 12.4
75) 12.4
76) 12.4
78) 49.8
79) 24.9
80) 24.9
81) 12.4
83) 12.4
84) 12.4
85) 12.4
86) 24.9
88) 12.4
90) 24.9
91) 37.3
92) 12.4
93) 12.4
96) 12.4
Missing1210 
TOTAL41100.0
169) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Which PCUSA school awarded you any other degrees? (GROTHPC)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland12.5
12) Central Baptist12.5
18) Columbia12.5
45) McCormick12.5
59) Pacific Lutheran12.5
67) Regent12.5
68) San Francisco12.5
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)12.5
81) Vanderbilt25.0
99) Other3075.0
Missing1211 
TOTAL40100.0
170) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school30.2
3) Some college60.5
4) College graduate66554.7
5) Some graduate work22518.5
6) Graduate degree31726.1
Missing35 
TOTAL1216100.0
171) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation88071.3
2) Non-parish job or ministry28322.9
3) Unemployed282.3
4) Retired from active ministry443.6
Missing16 
TOTAL1235100.0
172) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry7580.6
3) Unemployed66.5
4) Retired from active ministry1212.9
Missing1158 
TOTAL93100.0
173) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FTPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time72583.0
2) Part-time14917.0
Missing377 
TOTAL874100.0
174) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PART-TIME PARISH PASTOR) Please specify the hours per week that you serve as a part-time parish pastor. (PTPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) 139.0
2) 85.6
3) 32.1
4) 10.7
5) 21.4
6) 10.7
8) 42.8
9) 10.7
10) 53.5
12) 32.1
13) 21.4
14) 10.7
15) 85.6
16) 21.4
17) 10.7
18) 21.4
20) 1611.1
22) 10.7
24) 21.4
25) 128.3
26) 10.7
29) 21.4
30) 2013.9
32) 42.8
33) 21.4
34) 10.7
35) 42.8
36) 10.7
37) 10.7
40) 85.6
42) 21.4
44) 10.7
45) 32.1
50) 21.4
55) 32.1
65) 10.7
Missing1107 
TOTAL144100.0
175) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG1)
TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor42849.3
2) Senior pastor16218.6
3) Assistant/Associate pastor13315.3
4) Co-pastor263.0
5) Stated or temporary supply485.5
6) Designated pastor70.8
7) Interim pastor323.7
8) Tentmaker40.5
9) Paid parish associate91.0
10) Other202.3
Missing382 
TOTAL869100.0
176) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG2)
TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor33.0
2) Senior pastor1818.0
3) Assistant/Associate pastor77.0
4) Co-pastor22.0
5) Stated or temporary supply2222.0
6) Designated pastor66.0
7) Interim pastor2020.0
8) Tentmaker1414.0
9) Paid parish associate22.0
10) Other66.0
Missing1151 
TOTAL100100.0
177) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor (include congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply)? (MANYCONG)
TOTAL%
1) One81593.4
2) Two or more586.6
Missing378 
TOTAL873100.0
178) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) How many congregations do you serve as pastor? (MANY2CNG)
TOTAL%
1) One23.5
2) Two4578.9
3) Three47.0
4) Four35.3
5) Five11.8
6) Six11.8
8) Eight11.8
Missing1194 
TOTAL57100.0
179) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) Are all or some of the congregations yoked as a larger parish? (LARGRPAR)
TOTAL%
1) No3857.6
2) Yes2842.4
Missing1185 
TOTAL66100.0
180) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more). (MEMCLRGY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL863650.1521123
181) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) Is your non-parish job or ministry full time or part time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours). (NONPARFT)
TOTAL%
1) Full time26867.5
2) Part time12932.5
Missing854 
TOTAL397100.0
182) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) Please specify the hours you spend in your part time non-parish job or ministry. (NONPARPT)
TOTAL%
1) 21.7
2) 43.3
4) 43.3
5) 21.7
6) 21.7
7) 32.5
8) 75.8
9) 10.8
10) 1210.0
11) 10.8
12) 75.8
14) 21.7
15) 65.0
16) 10.8
18) 32.5
20) 2117.5
23) 10.8
24) 43.3
25) 54.2
28) 10.8
29) 10.8
30) 97.5
32) 21.7
35) 43.3
40) 86.7
42) 10.8
45) 10.8
49) 10.8
50) 10.8
55) 10.8
60) 10.8
65) 10.8
Missing1131 
TOTAL120100.0
183) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) In what type(s) of non-parish jobs or ministries are you currently employed? (NONJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution10727.2
2) Chaplain7218.3
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker51.3
4) National staff or middle governing body staff6115.5
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency153.8
6) Professional pastoral counselor287.1
7) Other employment10626.9
Missing857 
TOTAL394100.0
184) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) In what type(s) of non-parish jobs or ministries are you currently employed? (NONJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution36.5
2) Chaplain1226.1
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker12.2
4) National staff or middle governing body staff24.3
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency12.2
6) Professional pastoral counselor1226.1
7) Other employment1532.6
Missing1205 
TOTAL46100.0
185) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Military82.0
2) Civilian government174.3
3) Elementary, middle, or high school133.3
4) College or University6416.3
5) Seminary or other theological school338.4
6) Hospital or other medical facility5012.7
7) Church/religious body8521.6
8) Other non-profit organization5514.0
9) For-profit business5213.2
10) Other164.1
Missing858 
TOTAL393100.0
186) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB2)
TOTAL%
4) College or University24.0
5) Seminary or other theological school24.0
6) Hospital or other medical facility48.0
7) Church/religious body918.0
8) Other non-profit organization918.0
9) For-profit business1020.0
10) Other1428.0
Missing1201 
TOTAL50100.0
187) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (ORGPRES)
TOTAL%
1) No23561.0
2) Yes15039.0
Missing866 
TOTAL385100.0
188) In general, how often are you bothered by stress in your job situation? (JOBSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never524.5
2) Less than once a week30826.5
3) Once or twice a week46139.6
4) Several days a week20617.7
5) Almost every day13711.8
Missing87 
TOTAL1164100.0
189) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive session (EXTSESSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent171.6
2) Some extent747.0
3) A little23422.2
4) None50247.5
5) Not applicable/not sure22921.7
Missing195 
TOTAL1056100.0
190) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive congregation (EXTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent121.1
2) Some extent807.6
3) A little29828.4
4) None45243.0
5) Not applicable/not sure20819.8
Missing201 
TOTAL1050100.0
191) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Conflict with others in organization (EXTCNFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent615.7
2) Some extent17416.3
3) A little47544.6
4) None28726.9
5) Not applicable/not sure696.5
Missing185 
TOTAL1066100.0
192) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Doing too many different things (EXTTHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent27825.6
2) Some extent40437.1
3) A little28626.3
4) None10910.0
5) Not applicable/not sure111.0
Missing163 
TOTAL1088100.0
193) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling "burned out" (EXTBURND)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent898.4
2) Some extent24623.1
3) A little39036.7
4) None31829.9
5) Not applicable/not sure212.0
Missing187 
TOTAL1064100.0
194) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling my work doesn't count (EXTCOUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent222.1
2) Some extent11610.9
3) A little26725.0
4) None63059.1
5) Not applicable/not sure312.9
Missing185 
TOTAL1066100.0
195) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having different views or values from most others in organization (EXTVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent494.5
2) Some extent18517.2
3) A little39937.0
4) None41338.3
5) Not applicable/not sure312.9
Missing174 
TOTAL1077100.0
196) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to make decisions (EXTDECSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent191.8
2) Some extent17116.1
3) A little43340.8
4) None41939.5
5) Not applicable/not sure201.9
Missing189 
TOTAL1062100.0
197) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to meet deadlines (EXTDEDLN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent827.6
2) Some extent29227.0
3) A little45642.2
4) None23521.8
5) Not applicable/not sure151.4
Missing171 
TOTAL1080100.0
198) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Little or no input into decisions that affect me in important ways (EXTINPUT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent333.1
2) Some extent12812.0
3) A little27325.5
4) None59955.9
5) Not applicable/not sure383.5
Missing180 
TOTAL1071100.0
199) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Needing more time for myself (EXTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent22220.6
2) Some extent33931.5
3) A little32630.3
4) None17716.4
5) Not applicable/not sure131.2
Missing174 
TOTAL1077100.0
200) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not being paid well enough (EXTPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent12211.3
2) Some extent22420.7
3) A little30027.8
4) None41538.4
5) Not applicable/not sure201.9
Missing170 
TOTAL1081100.0
201) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not enough time for my family (EXTFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent18016.7
2) Some extent32129.7
3) A little32530.1
4) None20919.4
5) Not applicable/not sure444.1
Missing172 
TOTAL1079100.0
202) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Experiencing sexual harassment (EXTHARSS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent20.2
2) Some extent90.9
3) A little272.6
4) None93288.1
5) Not applicable/not sure888.3
Missing193 
TOTAL1058100.0
203) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Too many meetings (EXTMTNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent12711.8
2) Some extent30428.2
3) A little37534.8
4) None25423.5
5) Not applicable/not sure191.8
Missing172 
TOTAL1079100.0
204) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unclear or continually changing expectations from others (EXTUNCLR)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent615.7
2) Some extent18517.2
3) A little41238.2
4) None39937.0
5) Not applicable/not sure211.9
Missing173 
TOTAL1078100.0
205) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unrealistic expectations from others (EXTUNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent979.1
2) Some extent23522.0
3) A little38536.0
4) None33030.9
5) Not applicable/not sure212.0
Missing183 
TOTAL1068100.0
206) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Working too many hours (EXTHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent23621.6
2) Some extent34031.2
3) A little33030.2
4) None17015.6
5) Not applicable/not sure151.4
Missing160 
TOTAL1091100.0
207) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No75661.7
2) Yes47038.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1226100.0
208) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) How many years have you been a Presbyterian? (YRSPRES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL54730.68615
209) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Baptist (DENBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked110589.5
1) Checked13010.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1235100.0
210) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (DENDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120697.6
1) Checked302.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
211) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Episcopalian (DENEPIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119997.0
1) Checked373.0
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
212) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Friends (Quaker) (DENFRNDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123399.8
1) Checked30.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
213) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Lutheran (DENLUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120397.3
1) Checked332.7
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
214) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Methodist (DENMETH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked110989.7
1) Checked12710.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
215) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Reformed (DENRFRMD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked119796.8
1) Checked393.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
216) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Roman Catholic (DENROMAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120497.4
1) Checked322.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
217) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: United Church of Christ (DENUCC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked117995.4
1) Checked574.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
218) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Other (DENOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked113191.5
1) Checked1058.5
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
219) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Please choose just one answer. If you were part of more than one denomination during your youth, answer by selecting the one in which you were most involved.) (RELDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist877.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)151.2
3) Episcopal211.7
5) Lutheran252.1
6) Methodist836.8
7) Presbyterian79165.3
8) Reformed242.0
9) Roman Catholic282.3
10) United Church of Christ282.3
11) None292.4
12) Other736.0
99) More than one selected80.7
Missing39 
TOTAL1212100.0
220) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never988.0
2) Less than once a year423.4
3) Once or twice a year725.9
4) Several times a year685.5
5) Once a month534.3
6) Two to three times a month756.1
7) Nearly every week21617.6
8) Every week56345.8
9) Don't know413.3
Missing23 
TOTAL1228100.0
221) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never574.7
2) Less than once a year171.4
3) Once or twice a year393.2
4) Several times a year544.5
5) Once a month504.2
6) Two to three times a month847.0
7) Nearly every week26421.9
8) Every week63652.8
9) Don't know30.2
Missing47 
TOTAL1204100.0
222) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative292.4
2) Conservative24319.9
3) Moderate51842.5
4) Liberal33627.5
5) Very liberal947.7
Missing31 
TOTAL1220100.0
223) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) No22319.0
2) Yes78166.7
3) Not sure15713.4
4) Other100.9
Missing80 
TOTAL1171100.0
224) Do you think there is a hell, to which people who have led bad lives and die without being sorry are eternally damned? (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) No45038.2
2) Yes44637.9
3) Not sure27723.5
4) Other50.4
Missing73 
TOTAL1178100.0
225) Which statement best describes your view of the Bible? (Please choose only one) (BBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) It is an important piece of literature, but is largely irrelevant to our lives today.10.1
2) It is the record of many people's experience with God and is a useful guide for individual Christians in their search for basic moral and religious teachings.1159.4
3) It is the Word of God and its stories and teaching provide a powerful motivation as we work toward God's reign in the world.64452.4
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.41233.5
5) It is the inspired Word of God, without error not only in matters of faith, but also in historical, scientific, geographic, and other secular matters.524.2
9) More than one selected50.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1229100.0
226) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Reading and studying the Bible regularly (LIFEBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential62550.6
2) Very important47338.3
3) Somewhat important12810.4
4) Not at all important80.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1234100.0
227) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Spending time in prayer and meditation (LIFEPRYR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential75060.8
2) Very important37930.7
3) Somewhat important1018.2
4) Not at all important40.3
Missing17 
TOTAL1234100.0
228) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Actively seeking social and economic justice (LIFEJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Essential38331.1
2) Very important62650.8
3) Somewhat important21617.5
4) Not at all important70.6
Missing19 
TOTAL1232100.0
229) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Taking care of those who are sick or needy (LIFESICK)
TOTAL%
1) Essential50841.2
2) Very important65653.2
3) Somewhat important685.5
Missing19 
TOTAL1232100.0
230) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential49940.6
2) Very important56646.1
3) Somewhat important14712.0
4) Not at all important161.3
Missing23 
TOTAL1228100.0
231) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Seeking to bring others to faith in Christ (LIFEOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential33126.9
2) Very important52943.0
3) Somewhat important32726.6
4) Not at all important433.5
Missing21 
TOTAL1230100.0
232) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Practicing Christian values in work, home, and school (LIFEVALU)
TOTAL%
1) Essential84968.8
2) Very important36929.9
3) Somewhat important151.2
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1234100.0
233) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (AGOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree312.5
2) Agree937.6
3) Not sure483.9
4) Disagree60148.9
5) Strongly disagree45737.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1230100.0
234) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (AGDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree161.3
2) Agree1038.4
3) Not sure917.4
4) Disagree53243.3
5) Strongly disagree48739.6
Missing22 
TOTAL1229100.0
235) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree86470.1
2) Agree27222.1
3) Not sure746.0
4) Disagree141.1
5) Strongly disagree80.6
Missing19 
TOTAL1232100.0
236) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (AGTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree45537.1
2) Agree33227.1
3) Not sure13511.0
4) Disagree23519.2
5) Strongly disagree695.6
Missing25 
TOTAL1226100.0
237) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (AGSAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18615.2
2) Agree17814.5
3) Not sure27022.0
4) Disagree35729.1
5) Strongly disagree23419.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1225100.0
238) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: In the realm of values, the final authority about good and bad is the individual. (AGAUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree151.2
2) Agree302.4
3) Not sure272.2
4) Disagree47838.8
5) Strongly disagree68255.4
Missing19 
TOTAL1232100.0
239) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Individuals should seek out religious truth for themselves and not conform to any church's doctrines. (AGCONFM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree191.6
2) Agree15212.4
3) Not sure504.1
4) Disagree68355.8
5) Strongly disagree32026.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1224100.0
240) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: It is important to share my faith with other people. (AGSHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree52442.7
2) Agree66554.2
3) Not sure211.7
4) Disagree161.3
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1227100.0
241) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the great religions of the world are equally true and good. (AGEQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree161.3
2) Agree826.7
3) Not sure12910.5
4) Disagree55044.7
5) Strongly disagree45336.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1230100.0
242) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Belief in Jesus Christ is only one of many ways to find salvation. (AGSALVTN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree746.1
2) Agree28923.6
3) Not sure17013.9
4) Disagree38231.2
5) Strongly disagree30825.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1223100.0
243) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26521.7
2) Agree35729.3
3) Not sure19616.1
4) Disagree26421.6
5) Strongly disagree13811.3
Missing31 
TOTAL1220100.0
244) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31325.7
2) Agree38431.5
3) Not sure27622.6
4) Disagree16313.4
5) Strongly disagree836.8
Missing32 
TOTAL1219100.0
245) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus will return to the earth some day. (AGRETRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree47038.5
2) Agree45537.2
3) Not sure18715.3
4) Disagree665.4
5) Strongly disagree443.6
Missing29 
TOTAL1222100.0
246) Do you consider yourself a "born-again" Christian? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) No46438.2
2) Yes67655.6
3) Not sure766.3
Missing35 
TOTAL1216100.0
247) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Supporting social action groups and ministries (PRISOCIA)
TOTAL%
1) Essential32928.1
2) Very important57248.8
3) Somewhat important26122.3
4) Not at all important90.8
Missing80 
TOTAL1171100.0
248) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Encouraging members to share their faith (PRISHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential40734.7
2) Very important60251.4
3) Somewhat important15413.1
4) Not at all important90.8
Missing79 
TOTAL1172100.0
249) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Providing aid and services to people in need (PRIAID)
TOTAL%
1) Essential50342.9
2) Very important59550.7
3) Somewhat important746.3
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing78 
TOTAL1173100.0
250) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Helping members resist the temptations of the world (PRITEPMT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential24520.9
2) Very important54546.5
3) Somewhat important35330.1
4) Not at all important292.5
Missing79 
TOTAL1172100.0
251) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - An active evangelism program, inviting the unchurched to attend (PRIEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential32027.3
2) Very important55547.3
3) Somewhat important27123.1
4) Not at all important282.4
Missing77 
TOTAL1174100.0
252) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Preparing people for a world to come, where the cares of this world will be absent (PRIWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1018.6
2) Very important21318.2
3) Somewhat important43136.9
4) Not at all important42436.3
Missing82 
TOTAL1169100.0
253) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female24419.7
2) Male99280.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
254) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL121750.02310
255) Which of the following categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (CURLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm947.7
2) On a farm50.4
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)38631.6
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)17114.0
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city947.7
6) In a large city (over 250,000)20116.4
7) In a suburb near a large city27222.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1223100.0
256) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married108087.7
2) Not married15212.3
Missing19 
TOTAL1232100.0
257) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY ARE NOT CURRENTLY MARRIED) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (EVERMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married7247.4
2) Yes, am now widowed1711.2
3) Yes, am now divorced5838.2
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced53.3
Missing1099 
TOTAL152100.0
258) If you are now married or have ever been married in the past: How old were you when you first married? (If married more than once, answer in terms of your first marriage.) (AGEMARR)
TOTAL%
12) 10.1
14) 10.1
16) 20.2
17) 40.4
18) 100.9
19) 322.9
20) 534.7
21) 16414.6
22) 13912.4
23) 15313.6
24) 12311.0
25) 1049.3
26) 857.6
27) 544.8
28) 403.6
29) 282.5
30) 282.5
31) 201.8
32) 201.8
33) 161.4
34) 111.0
35) 60.5
36) 70.6
37) 30.3
38) 30.3
39) 30.3
40) 30.3
41) 10.1
42) 10.1
44) 20.2
47) 20.2
50) 10.1
59) 10.1
72) 10.1
Missing129 
TOTAL1122100.0
259) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREVMARG)
TOTAL%
1) No87981.7
2) Yes, was widowed111.0
3) Yes, was divorced18517.2
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced10.1
Missing175 
TOTAL1076100.0
260) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time49345.8
2) Employed part time24823.0
3) Self-employed696.4
4) Unemployed403.7
5) Retired645.9
6) Full-time homemaker14113.1
7) Student121.1
8) Other90.8
Missing175 
TOTAL1076100.0
261) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part time32.5
3) Self-employed3428.6
4) Unemployed43.4
5) Retired119.2
6) Full-time homemaker3630.3
7) Student2218.5
8) Other97.6
Missing1132 
TOTAL119100.0
262) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) If your husband or wife is employed full time, part time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (SPSAVGHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL82136.8415
263) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised. (If more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved.) (SPSRAISD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist11410.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)262.4
3) Episcopalian423.9
4) Friends (Quakers)10.1
5) Lutheran646.0
6) Methodist13212.4
7) Presbyterian44842.1
8) Reformed232.2
9) Roman Catholic777.2
10) United Church of Christ292.7
11) None232.2
12) Other858.0
Missing187 
TOTAL1064100.0
264) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist60.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)20.2
3) Episcopalian90.9
4) Friends (Quakers)10.1
5) Lutheran60.6
6) Methodist161.6
7) Presbyterian92390.5
8) Reformed40.4
9) Roman Catholic131.3
10) United Church of Christ60.6
11) None121.2
12) Other222.2
Missing231 
TOTAL1020100.0
265) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never60.6
2) Less than once a year30.3
3) About once or twice a year151.4
4) Several times a year302.8
5) Once a month262.4
6) Two to three times a month746.9
7) Nearly every week23121.4
8) Every week69364.3
Missing173 
TOTAL1078100.0
266) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife a member of the same congregation which you belong/serve? (SPSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes73673.6
2) No26426.4
Missing251 
TOTAL1000100.0
267) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPSORDND)
TOTAL%
1) No94988.0
2) Yes13012.0
Missing172 
TOTAL1079100.0
268) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE HUSBAND/WIFE IS AN ORDAINED MINISTER) Which statements below, if any, apply to his or her current call? (SPSCALL1)
TOTAL%
1) Is a co-pastor with me2318.9
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation3125.4
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly64.9
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)54.1
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination86.6
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination75.7
7) Has a secular job or position2218.0
8) Other2016.4
Missing1129 
TOTAL122100.0
269) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE HUSBAND/WIFE IS AN ORDAINED MINISTER) Which statements below, if any, apply to his or her current call? (SPSCALL2)
TOTAL%
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation110.0
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly220.0
7) Has a secular job or position110.0
8) Other660.0
Missing1241 
TOTAL10100.0
270) How many children do you have? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None20216.5
1) One15112.4
2) Two47438.8
3) Three26121.4
4) Four1028.3
5) Five302.5
6) Six20.2
Missing29 
TOTAL1222100.0
271) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No108888.9
2) Yes13611.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1224100.0
272) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN) How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One7051.1
2) Two4734.3
3) Three1611.7
4) Four21.5
6) Six21.5
Missing1114 
TOTAL137100.0
273) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No103988.1
2) Yes14011.9
Missing72 
TOTAL1179100.0
274) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN) How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One3524.8
2) Two6546.1
3) Three2215.6
4) Four149.9
5) Five32.1
6) Six21.4
Missing1110 
TOTAL141100.0
275) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat72959.5
2) Independent20316.6
3) Republican27822.7
4) Other161.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1226100.0
276) Which of these terms best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLITISS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative211.7
2) Conservative17514.3
3) Moderate49240.1
4) Liberal43335.3
5) Very liberal1058.6
Missing25 
TOTAL1226100.0
277) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (MEMHHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.1219.8
2) Two of us51241.5
3) Three of us20916.9
4) Four of us26321.3
5) Five of us967.8
6) Six of us272.2
7) Seven or more of us50.4
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing)10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1234100.0
278) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged under six years? (HOLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None19253.6
1) One11632.4
2) Two4412.3
3) Three61.7
Missing893 
TOTAL358100.0
279) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
TOTAL%
0) None18139.3
1) One16736.3
2) Two9921.5
3) Three122.6
4) Four10.2
Missing791 
TOTAL460100.0
280) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
TOTAL%
0) None16837.1
1) One20845.9
2) Two6915.2
3) Three81.8
Missing798 
TOTAL453100.0
281) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
TOTAL%
0) None18161.1
1) One9532.1
2) Two196.4
4) Four10.3
Missing955 
TOTAL296100.0
282) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged twenty-five and over? (HOLD25PL)
TOTAL%
1) One13911.4
2) Two102183.7
3) Three473.9
4) Four121.0
5) Five10.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1220100.0
283) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (For example, a divorced man living with his child would check "2"; a woman living with her sister would check "7" or "8," depending on whether or not there are children in the household.) (PPLHHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone1129.2
2) A single parent, living with one or more children201.6
3) A married couple, no children in household47639.0
4) A married couple, living with one or more children56446.3
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household40.3
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children100.8
8) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with one or more children90.7
9) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), no children in household121.0
10) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), living with one or more children20.2
11) Some other arrangement100.8
Missing32 
TOTAL1219100.0
284) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you1169.4
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage998.0
3) Owned by you with a mortgage75161.1
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)23919.4
5) Other252.0
Missing21 
TOTAL1230100.0
285) Where did you live approximately five years ago, in October 1991? (LIVE5YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Same home I live in now58347.2
2) A different home, but in the same county12310.0
3) In a different county, but in the same state13410.9
4) In a different state38331.0
5) In a different country110.9
Missing17 
TOTAL1234100.0
286) Thinking now only about your immediate family (the persons in your household to whom you are related by blood or marriage), how many of them--including yourself--earned money from a job or employment during the last year? (FAMMONEY)
TOTAL%
0) None312.6
1) One30125.0
2) Two66555.1
3) Three12710.5
4) Four554.6
5) Five191.6
6) Six50.4
7) Seven30.2
Missing45 
TOTAL1206100.0
287) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (FAMINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00070.6
2) $10,000 - $14,99960.5
3) $15,000 - $19,999211.7
4) $20,000 - $29,999735.9
5) $30,000 - $39,99918415.0
6) $40,000 - $49,99919515.9
7) $50,000 - $59,99919816.1
8) $60,000 - $69,99916513.4
9) $70,000 - $79,99912410.1
10) $80,000 - $89,999856.9
11) $90,000 - $99,999615.0
12) $100,000 - $124,999705.7
13) $125,000 - $149,999151.2
14) $150,000 or more262.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1230100.0
288) What percent of your total family income in 1995 came from job- or employment-related earnings (as opposed to other sources of income, such as pensions, social security, or investments)? (PERJOB)
TOTAL%
1) 100% from earnings59348.1
2) 90-99% from earnings38831.5
3) 75-89% from earnings1199.7
4) 50-74% from earnings715.8
5) 25-49% from earnings191.5
6) 1-24% from earnings282.3
7) None from earnings141.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1232100.0
289) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: to your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign)? (MONYCONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11753092.1573076
290) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: to your congregation, in giving to a special capital campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church? (MONYCHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL750711.7031646
291) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: to your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings--One Great Hour of Sharing, Witness, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy? (MONYMINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1044266.531429
292) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (FAMRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) $021317.7
2) $1-$5017614.6
3) $51-$10015212.6
4) $101-$50030024.9
5) $501-$1,0001179.7
6) $1,001-$2,0001038.5
7) $2,001 or more14512.0
Missing45 
TOTAL1206100.0
293) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (FAMNONRL)
TOTAL%
1) $0363.0
2) $1-$5019916.4
3) $51-$10022618.6
4) $101-$50048640.1
5) $501-$1,00014912.3
6) $1,001-$2,000604.9
7) $2,001 or more574.7
Missing38 
TOTAL1213100.0
294) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL119433.20117
295) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
TOTAL%
0) None89272.9
1) One20016.3
2) Two846.9
3) Three282.3
4) Four131.1
5) Five50.4
6) Six10.1
9) Nine10.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1224100.0
296) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
0) None70.6
1) 463.7
2) 13110.6
3) 22418.1
4) 25520.6
5) 22017.8
6) 17514.2
7) 846.8
8) 494.0
9) 181.5
10) 110.9
11) 70.6
12) 30.2
13) 10.1
16) 10.1
17) 10.1
18) 10.1
30) 10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1235100.0
297) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian118396.1
2) Black or African American151.2
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native30.2
4) Asian or Pacific Islander161.3
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin90.7
6) Multiracial or biracial40.3
7) Some other race10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1231100.0
298) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native375.0
7) Some other race125.0
Missing1247 
TOTAL4100.0
299) Age group (AGEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old19115.7
2) 40-4941834.3
3) 50-5934528.3
4) 60-older26321.6
Missing34 
TOTAL1217100.0
300) Region of residence (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast24620.0
2) Midwest35228.5
3) South45136.6
4) West18414.9
Missing18 
TOTAL1233100.0
301) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female24419.7
2) Male99280.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1236100.0
302) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married108087.7
2) Not married15212.3
Missing19 
TOTAL1232100.0
303) I-REGION: Region of residence (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast24620.0
2) Midwest35228.5
3) South45136.6
4) West18414.9
Missing18 
TOTAL1233100.0
304) I-POLITAFF: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat72959.5
2) Independent20316.6
3) Republican27822.7
4) Other161.3
Missing25 
TOTAL1226100.0
305) I-FAMINCOM: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-FAMINCOM)
TOTAL%
0) <20K342.8
1) 20K-49,99945236.7
2) 50K-99,99963351.5
3) 100K+1119.0
Missing21 
TOTAL1230100.0
306) I-AGE: What is your present age? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <4019115.7
1) 40-4941834.3
2) 50-6452042.7
3) 65+887.2
Missing34 
TOTAL1217100.0
307) I-RACE1: What is your race or origin? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE1)
TOTAL%
0) White118396.1
1) Black151.2
2) Other332.7
Missing20 
TOTAL1231100.0