Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1998 - Communications Across the Church, Specialized Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39030948.197521
2) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about General Assembly (INGENASM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely25966.9
2) Yes, probably9123.5
3) No, probably not307.8
4) No, definitely not30.8
5) No opinion41.0
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
3) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about General Assembly Council (GAC) (INGAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely12331.9
2) Yes, probably15038.9
3) No, probably not8923.1
4) No, definitely not112.8
5) No opinion133.4
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
4) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about divisions, boards, and committees of the national church (INDIVCHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely7118.5
2) Yes, probably15640.6
3) No, probably not11730.5
4) No, definitely not266.8
5) No opinion143.6
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
5) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about ecumenical groups (e.g., World or National Council of Churches) (INECUMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely8020.9
2) Yes, probably17144.8
3) No, probably not10126.4
4) No, definitely not215.5
5) No opinion92.4
Missing8 
TOTAL382100.0
6) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about announcements of deaths, retirements, and new positions of ministers of the Word and Sacrament (INWRDSAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely13033.8
2) Yes, probably14738.2
3) No, probably not8121.0
4) No, definitely not174.4
5) No opinion102.6
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
7) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about stories/news about Presbyterian congregations (INPRCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely10727.6
2) Yes, probably19249.6
3) No, probably not6516.8
4) No, definitely not123.1
5) No opinion112.8
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
8) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about stories/news about Presbyterian and other Christian missions around the world (INMISSIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely13735.5
2) Yes, probably18447.7
3) No, probably not5013.0
4) No, definitely not82.1
5) No opinion71.8
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
9) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about stories/news about Presbyterian colleges and universities (INPRUNIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely7318.9
2) Yes, probably15239.3
3) No, probably not12833.1
4) No, definitely not235.9
5) No opinion112.8
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
10) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about stories/news about Presbyterian theological institutions (INTHEOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely10026.0
2) Yes, probably18447.9
3) No, probably not7820.3
4) No, definitely not143.6
5) No opinion82.1
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
11) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about human interest stories about Presbyterians who are in the news (INHUMINT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely10627.5
2) Yes, probably18247.3
3) No, probably not8020.8
4) No, definitely not92.3
5) No opinion82.1
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
12) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about discussions of current social issues from a theological perspective (INSOCISS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely19750.9
2) Yes, probably15339.5
3) No, probably not266.7
4) No, definitely not41.0
5) No opinion71.8
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
13) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about the denomination's financial status (INFINANC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely7820.4
2) Yes, probably18347.8
3) No, probably not9825.6
4) No, definitely not153.9
5) No opinion92.3
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
14) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about articles on spirituality/growth in faith (INFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely18047.2
2) Yes, probably14838.8
3) No, probably not359.2
4) No, definitely not102.6
5) No opinion82.1
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
15) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about resources available from the national church (INNATCHR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely11730.4
2) Yes, probably17746.0
3) No, probably not6416.6
4) No, definitely not153.9
5) No opinion123.1
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
16) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about programs of the denomination (e.g., peacemaking, stewardship, evangelism, etc.) (INPROGS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely10126.3
2) Yes, probably16944.0
3) No, probably not9224.0
4) No, definitely not133.4
5) No opinion92.3
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
17) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about opinion pieces, such as columns and editorials, from church leaders (INOPLDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely6918.0
2) Yes, probably17244.9
3) No, probably not10928.5
4) No, definitely not236.0
5) No opinion102.6
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
18) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about opinions from church members (INOPMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely5313.9
2) Yes, probably15039.3
3) No, probably not13836.1
4) No, definitely not297.6
5) No opinion123.1
Missing8 
TOTAL382100.0
19) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about church-wide events and conferences (INEVENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely9725.2
2) Yes, probably18748.6
3) No, probably not7920.5
4) No, definitely not102.6
5) No opinion123.1
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
20) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about synods and presbyteries (INSYNOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely5915.3
2) Yes, probably15139.2
3) No, probably not12733.0
4) No, definitely not318.1
5) No opinion174.4
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
21) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about Presbyterian beliefs (INBLIEFS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely12632.7
2) Yes, probably16643.1
3) No, probably not6917.9
4) No, definitely not164.2
5) No opinion82.1
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
22) The following is a type of information that is currently available to the members, elders, and ministers of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Please think about this type of information and tell us if you personally want to receive it or be able to access it. (Think about this type of information apart from the way you might obtain it.) Please choose one answer for the following type of information: information about other (please specify) (INOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely1929.7
2) Yes, probably34.7
3) No, probably not812.5
4) No, definitely not46.3
5) No opinion3046.9
Missing326 
TOTAL64100.0
23) Think about all of the information you currently receive or access on the following topic. At the present time, would you say you obtain as much information as you would like to get on the topic, or would you like to obtain more or less information on the topic? - information about your own congregation (RECOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Currently receive right amount27473.5
2) Want more6617.7
3) Want less112.9
4) Not sure225.9
Missing17 
TOTAL373100.0
24) Think about all of the information you currently receive or access on the following topic. At the present time, would you say you obtain as much information as you would like to get on the topic, or would you like to obtain more or less information on the topic? - information about other congregations in your presbytery (RECOTHRS)
TOTAL%
1) Currently receive right amount21656.4
2) Want more10928.5
3) Want less287.3
4) Not sure307.8
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
25) Think about all of the information you currently receive or access on the following topic. At the present time, would you say you obtain as much information as you would like to get on the topic, or would you like to obtain more or less information on the topic? - information about PC(USA) congregations in other parts of the U.S. (RECPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Currently receive right amount20553.8
2) Want more8923.4
3) Want less4712.3
4) Not sure4010.5
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
26) Think about all of the information you currently receive or access on the following topic. At the present time, would you say you obtain as much information as you would like to get on the topic, or would you like to obtain more or less information on the topic? - information about programs and activities of your presbytery (RECPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Currently receive right amount27170.2
2) Want more7719.9
3) Want less287.3
4) Not sure102.6
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
27) Think about all of the information you currently receive or access on the following topic. At the present time, would you say you obtain as much information as you would like to get on the topic, or would you like to obtain more or less information on the topic? - information about programs and activities of your synod (RECSYNOD)
TOTAL%
1) Currently receive right amount22559.1
2) Want more4812.6
3) Want less7619.9
4) Not sure328.4
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
28) Think about all of the information you currently receive or access on the following topic. At the present time, would you say you obtain as much information as you would like to get on the topic, or would you like to obtain more or less information on the topic? - information about programs and activities of the national church (RECNATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Currently receive right amount23360.7
2) Want more9424.5
3) Want less4110.7
4) Not sure164.2
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
29) This question deals with how you prefer to obtain information. Generally speaking, how interested are you in obtaining information: through general-interest publications (i.e., those that contain information about a broad range of subjects)? (PREFGEN)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested9725.1
2) Interested20352.6
3) Not too interested8020.7
4) Not at all interested61.6
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
30) This question deals with how you prefer to obtain information. Generally speaking, how interested are you in obtaining information: through one or more special-interest publications, (i.e., those that focus on a single subject area)? (PREFSPCL)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested7720.1
2) Interested20252.6
3) Not too interested9424.5
4) Not at all interested112.9
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
31) This question deals with how you prefer to obtain information. Generally speaking, how interested are you in obtaining information: via computer, such as through PresbyNet or the Internet (World Wide Web or "WWW")? (PREFWWW)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested12131.4
2) Interested11529.9
3) Not too interested10226.5
4) Not at all interested4712.2
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
32) This question deals with how you prefer to obtain information. Generally speaking, how interested are you in obtaining information: by telephone from a general information source, such as PresbyTel? (PREFPHON)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested153.9
2) Interested5514.3
3) Not too interested22458.2
4) Not at all interested9123.6
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
33) This question deals with how you prefer to obtain information. Generally speaking, how interested are you in obtaining information: through videotapes? (PREFVID)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested215.4
2) Interested12432.1
3) Not too interested17344.8
4) Not at all interested6817.6
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
34) This question deals with how you prefer to obtain information. Generally speaking, how interested are you in obtaining information: through audiotapes? (PREFAUD)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested123.1
2) Interested6617.2
3) Not too interested20553.4
4) Not at all interested10126.3
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
35) This question deals with how you prefer to obtain information. Generally speaking, how interested are you in obtaining information: through CD-ROMs? (PREFCDR)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested338.6
2) Interested7920.7
3) Not too interested18448.2
4) Not at all interested8622.5
Missing8 
TOTAL382100.0
36) This question deals with how you prefer to obtain information. Generally speaking, how interested are you in obtaining information: via interactive teleconference? (PREFCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested92.4
2) Interested5815.2
3) Not too interested18448.2
4) Not at all interested13134.3
Missing8 
TOTAL382100.0
37) This question deals with how you prefer to obtain information. Generally speaking, how interested are you in obtaining information: through some other means (specify)? (PREFOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested1515.6
2) Interested33.1
3) Not too interested3940.6
4) Not at all interested3940.6
Missing294 
TOTAL96100.0
38) The denomination currently offers the following form of computer-based communication: a conferencing system (PresbyNet) that permits individuals to share ideas, discuss current topics, express opinions, exchange notes, and build community among its users. How important is it for the denomination to have this type of computer-based information-exchange system? (IMPTCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Very important15038.9
2) Important13334.5
3) Not very important4411.4
4) Not at all important205.2
5) Don't know3910.1
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
39) The denomination currently offers the following form of computer-based communication: a site on the World Wide Web through which information is distributed. How important is it for the denomination to have this type of computer-based information-exchange system? (IMPTWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Very important20152.3
2) Important10727.9
3) Not very important225.7
4) Not at all important174.4
5) Don't know379.6
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
40) How often (if ever) do you access information by computer from PresbyNet or the Internet (World Wide Web)? (OFTWWW)
TOTAL%
1) Daily4712.3
2) Several times a week5113.4
3) Once a week or so266.8
4) Two or three times a month236.0
5) Once a month or so297.6
6) Less than once a month3910.2
7) Never16743.7
Missing8 
TOTAL382100.0
41) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO DID NOT ANSWER 7="Never" TO OFTWWW.) How interested would you be in seeing PC(USA) leaders participate in regularly-scheduled live "chat rooms" on the Internet, where people can ask questions and engage in conversation by computer? (CHATROOM)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested2710.7
2) Generally interested7730.6
3) Only a little interested8332.9
4) Not at all interested5321.0
5) Don't know124.8
Missing138 
TOTAL252100.0
42) How much interest do you have in receiving periodicals (such as Monday Morning or Presbyterians Today) online at a reduced cost from the printed version? (LESSCOST)
TOTAL%
1) Great interest8332.8
2) Some interest9437.2
3) Not much interest3915.4
4) No interest at all3212.6
5) Don't know52.0
Missing137 
TOTAL253100.0
43) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: programs that highlight activities in the PC(USA) (PRGPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely5815.3
2) Likely16242.7
3) Not too likely11029.0
4) Not at all likely4211.1
5) Don't know71.8
Missing11 
TOTAL379100.0
44) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: Christian education programs for children and young adults (PRGEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely307.9
2) Likely10126.7
3) Not too likely16142.6
4) Not at all likely8121.4
5) Don't know51.3
Missing12 
TOTAL378100.0
45) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: documentaries about social issues and concerns (PRGDOC)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely10327.2
2) Likely17646.4
3) Not too likely6918.2
4) Not at all likely266.9
5) Don't know51.3
Missing11 
TOTAL379100.0
46) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: entertainment programs emphasizing faith and family values (PRGENTMT)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely5113.3
2) Likely12432.4
3) Not too likely13535.2
4) Not at all likely6717.5
5) Don't know61.6
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
47) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: Christian drama (PRGDRAMA)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely4511.9
2) Likely11831.2
3) Not too likely14538.4
4) Not at all likely5915.6
5) Don't know112.9
Missing12 
TOTAL378100.0
48) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: preaching and worship (PRGWOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely4912.8
2) Likely13034.0
3) Not too likely14538.0
4) Not at all likely5313.9
5) Don't know51.3
Missing8 
TOTAL382100.0
49) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: interview programs with Presbyterian and other religious leaders (PRGLEADR)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely4912.9
2) Likely16142.5
3) Not too likely11630.6
4) Not at all likely4712.4
5) Don't know61.6
Missing11 
TOTAL379100.0
50) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: news programs of Christians around the world (PRGNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely6617.4
2) Likely15641.2
3) Not too likely11329.8
4) Not at all likely379.8
5) Don't know71.8
Missing11 
TOTAL379100.0
51) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: book and movie reviews (PRGREVWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely4712.3
2) Likely12633.1
3) Not too likely12933.9
4) Not at all likely7319.2
5) Don't know61.6
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
52) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: programs on spirituality (PRGSPIRT)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely7720.3
2) Likely14838.9
3) Not too likely10828.4
4) Not at all likely4311.3
5) Don't know41.1
Missing10 
TOTAL380100.0
53) If the PC(USA) were to produce programming for radio or TV in these areas, how likely would you be to listen to or watch a program in the following area?: family-focused programs (PRGFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely338.7
2) Likely11429.9
3) Not too likely16242.5
4) Not at all likely6817.8
5) Don't know41.0
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
54) List what you consider to be the three most valuable sources of information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (List in order of value, with the first source you list being the most valuable.) (VALINFO1)
TOTAL%
10) News Briefs237.2
11) Presby Today4915.4
12) Monday Morning268.2
13) Presbys Being Faithful82.5
14) General Assembly Minutes41.3
15) General Assembly Publications144.4
16) Synod newsletter30.9
17) Presby newsletter51.6
18) Infopak10.3
19) Other direct mail41.3
21) Horizons10.3
22) Publications of other PC(USA) offices61.9
30) Presby Outlook6721.0
31) Presby Layman72.2
32) Other publications in specific interest areas82.5
41) The Presbytery office51.6
42) Local church newsletter61.9
43) Local pastor20.6
44) Other personal contacts92.8
45) Personal contacts144.4
46) Newsletter113.4
50) Presbynet206.3
51) World Wide Web185.6
52) Computer10.3
55) Presbytel10.3
60) Videos-TV10.3
90) Response not applicable51.6
Missing71 
TOTAL319100.0
55) List what you consider to be the three most valuable sources of information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (List in order of value, with the first source you list being the second - most valuable.) (VALINFO2)
TOTAL%
10) News Briefs289.6
11) Presby Today4816.4
12) Monday Morning3913.4
13) Presbys Being Faithful62.1
14) General Assembly Minutes10.3
15) General Assembly Publications155.1
16) Synod newsletter82.7
17) Presby newsletter144.8
18) Infopak20.7
19) Other direct mail41.4
21) Horizons31.0
22) Publications of other PC(USA) offices103.4
30) Presby Outlook3010.3
31) Presby Layman72.4
32) Other publications in specific interest areas113.8
41) The Presbytery office62.1
42) Local church newsletter82.7
44) Other personal contacts41.4
45) Personal contacts62.1
46) Newsletter82.7
50) Presbynet113.8
51) World Wide Web175.8
55) Presbytel31.0
56) Telephone10.3
60) Videos-TV20.7
Missing98 
TOTAL292100.0
56) List what you consider to be the three most valuable sources of information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (List in order of value, with the first source you list being the third - most valuable.) (VALINFO3)
TOTAL%
10) News Briefs176.8
11) Presby Today2710.8
12) Monday Morning3514.1
13) Presbys Being Faithful31.2
14) General Assembly Minutes10.4
15) General Assembly Publications104.0
16) Synod newsletter114.4
17) Presby newsletter93.6
18) Infopak20.8
19) Other direct mail62.4
20) PCUSA News Service bulletins20.8
21) Horizons31.2
22) Publications of other PC(USA) offices41.6
30) Presby Outlook249.6
31) Presby Layman62.4
32) Other publications in specific interest areas114.4
41) The Presbytery office31.2
42) Local church newsletter20.8
43) Local pastor10.4
44) Other personal contacts72.8
45) Personal contacts124.8
46) Newsletter135.2
50) Presbynet145.6
51) World Wide Web208.0
55) Presbytel20.8
56) Telephone10.4
60) Videos-TV20.8
70) Bible10.4
Missing141 
TOTAL249100.0
57) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - Presbyterians Today {general interest magazine of the PC(USA)} (FRQTODAY)
TOTAL%
1) Often15139.4
2) Occasionally7419.3
3) Rarely6517.0
4) Never7619.8
5) Not familiar174.4
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
58) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - Monday Morning (forum-style magazine for Presbyterian leaders) (FRQMON)
TOTAL%
1) Often16142.0
2) Occasionally6115.9
3) Rarely6316.4
4) Never9324.3
5) Not familiar51.3
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
59) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - News Briefs (news releases produced by the Presbyterian News Service) (FRQNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Often14738.4
2) Occasionally9725.3
3) Rarely5213.6
4) Never5514.4
5) Not familiar328.4
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
60) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - Presbyterians-Being Faithful to Jesus Christ (new general interest newsletter) (FRQFTHFL)
TOTAL%
1) Often6517.1
2) Occasionally7319.2
3) Rarely4712.4
4) Never9424.7
5) Not familiar10126.6
Missing10 
TOTAL380100.0
61) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - Presbyterian Headline News (bulletin inserts included with News Briefs) (FRQHDLN)
TOTAL%
1) Often5213.9
2) Occasionally7820.8
3) Rarely7118.9
4) Never9425.1
5) Not familiar8021.3
Missing15 
TOTAL375100.0
62) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - Assembly in Brief, bulletin-sized annual summary of the General Assembly meeting (FRQASSMB)
TOTAL%
1) Often9825.9
2) Occasionally11430.1
3) Rarely7118.7
4) Never5815.3
5) Not familiar3810.0
Missing11 
TOTAL379100.0
63) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - General Assembly News Wrap-Up Edition, annual tabloid newspaper summary of the General Assembly meeting (FRQWRPUP)
TOTAL%
1) Often12433.0
2) Occasionally10227.1
3) Rarely5715.2
4) Never5414.4
5) Not familiar3910.4
Missing14 
TOTAL376100.0
64) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - PresbyTel, the denomination's toll-free information service ("1-800-UP2DATE") (FRQBYTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Often82.1
2) Occasionally5113.5
3) Rarely7720.4
4) Never19050.4
5) Not familiar5113.5
Missing13 
TOTAL377100.0
65) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - PRESBYTEL ONLINE on PresbyNet, the online means of contacting and accessing PresbyTel (FRQONLNE)
TOTAL%
1) Often184.7
2) Occasionally4612.1
3) Rarely4812.7
4) Never21055.4
5) Not familiar5715.0
Missing11 
TOTAL379100.0
66) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - VoiceLine, a recorded information service available by telephone (FRQVOICE)
TOTAL%
1) Often10.3
2) Occasionally154.0
3) Rarely5815.3
4) Never21657.1
5) Not familiar8823.3
Missing12 
TOTAL378100.0
67) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - PresbyFax, a means of accessing selected documents via fax machine (FRQFAX)
TOTAL%
1) Often51.3
2) Occasionally51.3
3) Rarely359.3
4) Never21757.9
5) Not familiar11330.1
Missing15 
TOTAL375100.0
68) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - PresbyNet, a computer-conferencing system (FRQNET)
TOTAL%
1) Often5314.0
2) Occasionally369.5
3) Rarely4812.7
4) Never18448.7
5) Not familiar5715.1
Missing12 
TOTAL378100.0
69) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - the PC(USA) World Wide Web site (www.pcusa.org) (FRQWWW)
TOTAL%
1) Often5715.6
2) Occasionally7219.7
3) Rarely4612.6
4) Never13537.0
5) Not familiar5515.1
Missing25 
TOTAL365100.0
70) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - Presbyterian Features, feature stories and other information produced by the Office of Church and Public Relations (FRQFTRS)
TOTAL%
1) Often102.7
2) Occasionally5113.7
3) Rarely7620.4
4) Never13034.9
5) Not familiar10528.2
Missing18 
TOTAL372100.0
71) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - HORIZONS, the magazine of Presbyterian Women (FRQHRZNS)
TOTAL%
1) Often359.3
2) Occasionally5514.6
3) Rarely6417.0
4) Never17045.1
5) Not familiar5314.1
Missing13 
TOTAL377100.0
72) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - Church & Society magazine (FRQCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Often318.2
2) Occasionally7118.7
3) Rarely8422.1
4) Never14337.6
5) Not familiar5113.4
Missing10 
TOTAL380100.0
73) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - Presbyterian Layman, a newspaper published by the Presbyterian Lay Committee (FRQLAYMN)
TOTAL%
1) Often5614.7
2) Occasionally7118.7
3) Rarely7319.2
4) Never17245.3
5) Not familiar82.1
Missing10 
TOTAL380100.0
74) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). - Presbyterian Outlook, a magazine published by The Outlook Foundation (FRQOUTLK)
TOTAL%
1) Often14838.5
2) Occasionally9224.0
3) Rarely6115.9
4) Never7419.3
5) Not familiar92.3
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
75) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). -"Protestant Hour," a radio preaching program (FRQHOUR)
TOTAL%
1) Often82.1
2) Occasionally277.1
3) Rarely6116.1
4) Never23160.9
5) Not familiar5213.7
Missing11 
TOTAL379100.0
76) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). -"Passages," a radio program of faith stories produced by the Presbyterian Media Mission (FRQPASSG)
TOTAL%
1) Often41.1
2) Occasionally133.4
3) Rarely369.5
4) Never20554.2
5) Not familiar12031.7
Missing12 
TOTAL378100.0
77) Please indicate how frequently in the last 12 months you have read, watched, listened to, or used the following publication or other communication tool linked to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). -"Odyssey," the religion cable TV network (FRQODSSY)
TOTAL%
1) Often92.4
2) Occasionally266.8
3) Rarely4010.5
4) Never19250.4
5) Not familiar11429.9
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
78) How familiar are you with the "National Cooperative Media Campaign" of the Presbyterian Church(U.S.A.)-its theme is "Stop In and Find Out"? (NCMCAMPN)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar82.1
2) Generally familiar235.9
3) Not too familiar389.8
4) Not at all familiar24362.6
5) Don't know7619.6
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
79) Would you be interested in PC(USA)-produced print, TV, or radio advertisements that your church could purchase for a nominal amount and then pay to use in your local media? (LOCALADS)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested338.7
2) Generally interested6918.2
3) Only a little interested7118.7
4) Not at all interested11630.5
5) Don't know9123.9
Missing10 
TOTAL380100.0
80) Last year, the PC(USA) produced a satellite teleconference in which participants, watching from downlink sites around the country, had a chance to ask questions of church leaders. How much interest do you have in participating in such a teleconference in the future? (LDRCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested112.8
2) Generally interested7920.4
3) Only a little interested14236.6
4) Not at all interested13434.5
5) Don't know225.7
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
81) How would you prefer to participate in future teleconferences? (PARTCONF)
TOTAL%
1) By satellite or video conferencing, which requires you to go to a special site287.5
2) By home computer or video device, which enables you to participate from any location13636.4
3) No preference12232.6
4) Not sure8823.5
Missing16 
TOTAL374100.0
82) In general, how valuable do you consider teleconferences as a medium for teaching and training? (VALCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Very valuable236.0
2) Generally valuable10126.3
3) Only a little valuable14136.7
4) Not at all valuable338.6
5) Don't know8622.4
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
83) Please think back over the last year. Did you at any time try to get in touch with a national church office or staff member in Louisville (whether by phone, by letter, in person, by electronic mail, etc.) to express an opinion, share an observation, ask for information, order resources (or for any other reason)? (NCOFFICE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21759.9
2) No14540.1
Missing28 
TOTAL362100.0
84) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes" TO NCOFFICE.) Please think back over the last year. How many times did you try to get in touch with a national church office or staff member in Louisville? (NCOFFTX)
TOTAL%
1) 2310.2
2) 4319.1
3) 4017.8
4) 2310.2
5) 125.3
6) 229.8
7) 20.9
8) 41.8
10) 177.6
12) 104.4
13) 10.4
14) 20.9
15) 52.2
20) 52.2
24) 20.9
25) 20.9
26) 10.4
30) 41.8
50) 20.9
99) Numerous52.2
Missing165 
TOTAL225100.0
85) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes" TO NCOFFICE.) Overall, how satisfied were you with your contacts with (or attempts to contact) the national church in Louisville? (SATNCOFF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied11446.0
2) Moderately satisfied8132.7
3) Both satisfied and dissatisfied3112.5
4) Moderately dissatisfied104.0
5) Very dissatisfied124.8
Missing142 
TOTAL248100.0
86) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes" TO NCOFFICE.) Regardless of your overall satisfaction, were you at any time or in any way dissatisfied by your contacts with (or attempts to contact) the national church in Louisville? (DISSATNC)
TOTAL%
1) No, never dissatisfied15965.7
2) Yes, dissatisfied once3815.7
3) Yes, dissatisfied more than once4518.6
Missing148 
TOTAL242100.0
87) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes" TO NCOFFICE. ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2= "Yes, dissatisfied once" or 3= "Yes, dissatisfied more than once" TO QUESTION DISSATNC.) If yes, you were dissatisfied, what was the basis for your dissatisfaction? Please describe the reason(s) for your dissatisfaction below: (DISBASS1)
TOTAL%
1) Voice mail2229.3
3) Calls not returned1520.0
4) Calls returned too slowly45.3
5) Difficulty reaching person1013.3
6) Person not knowledgeable45.3
9) All other2026.7
Missing315 
TOTAL75100.0
88) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes" TO NCOFFICE. ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2= "Yes, dissatisfied once" or 3= "Yes, dissatisfied more than once" TO QUESTION DISSATNC.) If yes, you were dissatisfied, what was the basis for your dissatisfaction? Please describe the reason(s) for your dissatisfaction below: (DISBASS2)
TOTAL%
1) Voice mail517.9
2) Person never available13.6
3) Calls not returned414.3
4) Calls returned too slowly621.4
5) Difficulty reaching person932.1
6) Person not knowledgeable27.1
9) All other13.6
Missing362 
TOTAL28100.0
89) There are many possible ways for Presbyterians (whether ministers, elders, or members) to express their opinions, share ideas, and discuss with each other issues relevant to the denomination. What do you think of the general idea of the denomination supporting the following type of format for such discussions? -journal/magazine consisting largely of an exchange of letters (IDEALTRS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent idea4511.8
2) Good idea12432.5
3) Fair idea12131.7
4) Poor idea6817.8
5) No opinion246.3
Missing8 
TOTAL382100.0
90) There are many possible ways for Presbyterians (whether ministers, elders, or members) to express their opinions, share ideas, and discuss with each other issues relevant to the denomination. What do you think of the general idea of the denomination supporting the following type of format for such discussions? - a denominational-sponsored computer network for electronic mail and conferencing (IDEACOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent idea8923.4
2) Good idea17245.1
3) Fair idea7018.4
4) Poor idea195.0
5) No opinion318.1
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
91) There are many possible ways for Presbyterians (whether ministers, elders, or members) to express their opinions, share ideas, and discuss with each other issues relevant to the denomination. What do you think of the general idea of the denomination supporting the following type of format for such discussions? - regularly-scheduled interactive video conferences in which national church leaders and church members could talk to each other (IDEAVID)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent idea307.9
2) Good idea10728.2
3) Fair idea14538.2
4) Poor idea5915.5
5) No opinion3910.3
Missing10 
TOTAL380100.0
92) There are many possible ways for Presbyterians (whether ministers, elders, or members) to express their opinions, share ideas, and discuss with each other issues relevant to the denomination. What do you think of the general idea of the denomination supporting the following type of format for such discussions? - a "ministry of dialogue" in which teams of national staff persons and elected board members travel around the country to meet with groups of Presbyterians (at the invitation of those groups) (IDEADILG)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent idea8421.8
2) Good idea13033.8
3) Fair idea9524.7
4) Poor idea5213.5
5) No opinion246.2
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
93) If the PC(USA) could afford to support only one type of system or publication for information sharing among individual Presbyterians, which one of the methods listed in IDEALTRS, IDEACOMP, IDEAVID, and IDEADILG would you personally prefer? (PREFIDEA)
TOTAL%
1) Exchange of letters8324.2
2) Denomination-sponsored computer network13539.4
3) Interactive video conference247.0
4) Ministry of dialogue9728.3
5) Others41.2
Missing47 
TOTAL343100.0
94) Type of sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
4) Spec Clergy390100.0
TOTAL390100.0
95) Which of the media in FRQTODAY - FRQODSSY do you consider to be the most reliable and accurate sources of information? (FRQREL1)
TOTAL%
1) Presby Today7523.5
2) Monday Morning185.6
3) News Briefs7623.8
4) Presbys Being Faithful92.8
5) Presby Headline News20.6
6) Assembly in Brief82.5
7) General Assembly News Wrap-up Edition123.8
8) Presbytel20.6
9) Presbytel Online20.6
12) Presbynet92.8
13) PCUSA World Wide Web113.4
15) Horizons61.9
16) Church and Society magazine51.6
17) Presby Layman113.4
18) Presby Outlook7222.6
21) Odyssey10.3
Missing71 
TOTAL319100.0
96) Which of the media in FRQTODAY - FRQODSSY do you consider to be the second-most reliable and accurate sources of information? (FRQREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Presby Today4816.1
2) Monday Morning3210.7
3) News Briefs4715.8
4) Presbys Being Faithful237.7
5) Presby Headline News51.7
6) Assembly in Brief175.7
7) General Assembly News Wrap-up Edition196.4
8) Presbytel41.3
9) Presbytel Online72.3
12) Presbynet82.7
13) PCUSA World Wide Web196.4
14) Presby Features10.3
15) Horizons62.0
16) Church and Society magazine93.0
17) Presby Layman124.0
18) Presby Outlook3612.1
19) Protestant Hour10.3
21) Odyssey41.3
Missing92 
TOTAL298100.0
97) Which of the media in FRQTODAY - FRQODSSY do you consider to be the third-most reliable and accurate sources of information? (FRQREL3)
TOTAL%
1) Presby Today3914.7
2) Monday Morning3111.7
3) News Briefs3312.4
4) Presbys Being Faithful176.4
5) Presby Headline News20.8
6) Assembly in Brief176.4
7) General Assembly News Wrap-up Edition269.8
8) Presbytel51.9
9) Presbytel Online72.6
10) Voiceline10.4
12) Presbynet51.9
13) PCUSA World Wide Web134.9
14) Presby Features20.8
15) Horizons134.9
16) Church and Society magazine114.1
17) Presby Layman83.0
18) Presby Outlook3212.0
19) Protestant Hour20.8
21) Odyssey20.8
Missing124 
TOTAL266100.0
98) Oldcode (OLDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3901209.349734
99) Sample (SAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Clergy390100.0
TOTAL390100.0
100) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? 19__ (WHENORDN)
TOTAL%
43) 10.3
44) 10.3
45) 30.8
50) 10.3
52) 51.3
53) 41.0
54) 51.3
55) 92.3
56) 133.3
57) 123.1
58) 61.5
59) 174.4
60) 123.1
61) 102.6
62) 133.3
63) 82.1
64) 112.8
65) 61.5
66) 102.6
67) 82.1
68) 112.8
69) 82.1
70) 71.8
71) 123.1
72) 41.0
73) 82.1
74) 71.8
75) 51.3
76) 61.5
77) 143.6
78) 82.1
79) 164.1
80) 133.3
81) 133.3
82) 133.3
83) 92.3
84) 92.3
85) 61.5
86) 41.0
87) 71.8
88) 112.8
89) 61.5
90) 30.8
91) 102.6
92) 51.3
93) 71.8
94) 71.8
95) 41.0
97) 10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
101) 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 applicable12.8
1) Baptist719.4
6) Methodist25.6
7) Other Presbyterian1952.8
8) Reformed12.8
10) United Church of Christ411.1
12) Other25.6
Missing354 
TOTAL36100.0
102) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No36394.0
2) Yes236.0
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
103) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL ) Which degree are you seeking? (SCHOOLDG)
TOTAL%
1) MCE-MRE14.3
4) D.Min.1147.8
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.417.4
6) Other730.4
Missing367 
TOTAL23100.0
104) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL) Which school are you presently enrolled in? (WHATSCHL)
TOTAL%
14) Chicago Theological Seminary14.2
23) Duke University14.2
24) Eastern Baptist14.2
30) Fuller Theological Seminary14.2
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary14.2
40) Lexington14.2
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary28.3
45) McCormick312.5
52) New Brunswick14.2
53) New York14.2
68) San Francisco14.2
99) Other1041.7
Missing366 
TOTAL24100.0
105) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECLRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No28974.3
2) Yes10025.7
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
106) (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) 11.0
1) 22.0
2) 1111.1
3) 1313.1
4) 1111.1
5) 1313.1
6) 44.0
7) 44.0
8) 55.1
9) 55.1
10) 33.0
11) 11.0
12) 44.0
13) 11.0
14) 11.0
15) 55.1
16) 11.0
18) 11.0
20) 33.0
22) 11.0
24) 11.0
25) 44.0
28) 22.0
30) 11.0
41) 11.0
Missing291 
TOTAL99100.0
107) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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) 20.5
47) 10.3
49) 10.3
51) 10.3
52) 51.3
53) 30.8
54) 51.3
55) 92.3
56) 133.4
57) 123.1
58) 71.8
59) 143.7
60) 133.4
61) 102.6
62) 143.7
63) 71.8
64) 123.1
65) 61.6
66) 102.6
67) 82.1
68) 71.8
69) 133.4
70) 112.9
71) 112.9
72) 30.8
73) 82.1
74) 71.8
75) 51.3
76) 82.1
77) 112.9
78) 82.1
79) 164.2
80) 164.2
81) 92.3
82) 133.4
83) 82.1
84) 51.3
85) 51.3
86) 61.6
87) 61.6
88) 92.3
89) 92.3
90) 112.9
91) 41.0
92) 30.8
93) 30.8
94) 30.8
95) 10.3
96) 10.3
99) Do not have degree102.6
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
108) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV. DEGREE FROM A PC(USA) SCHOOL) Please indicate from which school you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. (PCUSABD)
TOTAL%
5) Austin154.1
7) Berkeley10.3
10) Calvin10.3
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.3
17) Colgate Rochester41.1
18) Columbia287.6
21) Drew University10.3
22) Dubuque113.0
23) Duke University20.5
24) Eastern Baptist10.3
27) Erskine Theological Seminary30.8
30) Fuller Theological Seminary195.2
32) Golden Gate Baptist10.3
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary71.9
34) Harvard University20.5
38) Johnson C. Smith30.8
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary10.3
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary215.7
45) McCormick328.7
48) Methodist10.3
49) Midwest Baptist10.3
60) Pacific School of Religion20.5
61) Perkins10.3
63) Pittsburgh297.9
65) Princeton6417.4
66) Reformed Theological Seminary10.3
67) Regent10.3
68) San Francisco246.5
71) St. Mary's10.3
73) Trinity Lutheran10.3
74) Trinity Evangelical Div10.3
75) Union-Auburn205.4
76) United Theo Dayton10.3
77) United Theo MN30.8
78) Union Seminary (VA)236.3
81) Vanderbilt41.1
83) Wesley51.4
85) Westminister10.3
88) Yale123.3
99) Other184.9
Missing22 
TOTAL368100.0
109) 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) No23059.3
2) Yes15840.7
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
110) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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 checked38598.7
1) Checked51.3
TOTAL390100.0
111) (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) 120.0
59) 120.0
66) 120.0
70) 120.0
75) 120.0
Missing385 
TOTAL5100.0
112) (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 Evangelical120.0
45) McCormick120.0
64) PSCE240.0
65) Princeton120.0
Missing385 
TOTAL5100.0
113) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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 checked36292.8
1) Checked287.2
TOTAL390100.0
114) (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) 13.6
59) 13.6
60) 13.6
61) 13.6
62) 13.6
64) 13.6
65) 27.1
67) 13.6
68) 13.6
69) 13.6
70) 13.6
72) 13.6
73) 13.6
74) 13.6
76) 27.1
77) 13.6
78) 27.1
80) 13.6
81) 13.6
85) 13.6
86) 27.1
91) 13.6
95) 13.6
96) 13.6
Missing362 
TOTAL28100.0
115) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.A. degree? (GRADMAS)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity13.7
21) Drew University13.7
30) Fuller Theological Seminary13.7
45) McCormick13.7
64) PSCE27.4
68) San Francisco13.7
81) Vanderbilt27.4
88) Yale311.1
89) Emory13.7
99) Other1451.9
Missing363 
TOTAL27100.0
116) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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 checked34187.4
1) Checked4912.6
TOTAL390100.0
117) (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) 12.1
48) 12.1
50) 24.3
55) 12.1
58) 12.1
59) 24.3
63) 12.1
64) 24.3
65) 12.1
67) 12.1
68) 36.4
69) 12.1
70) 48.5
71) 48.5
72) 36.4
73) 12.1
74) 24.3
75) 24.3
76) 24.3
78) 12.1
80) 24.3
81) 12.1
83) 24.3
86) 12.1
88) 24.3
89) 24.3
91) 12.1
Missing343 
TOTAL47100.0
118) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE) Which PC(USA) school awarded you your Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (GRADTPCU)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton Theological Seminary12.2
5) Austin12.2
16) Claremont12.2
17) Colgate Rochester24.3
18) Columbia12.2
22) Dubuque36.5
23) Duke University12.2
25) Eden12.2
41) Louisville Pts12.2
63) Pittsburgh24.3
65) Princeton1430.4
68) San Francisco24.3
71) St. Mary's12.2
75) Union-Auburn36.5
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)510.9
88) Yale24.3
99) Other510.9
Missing344 
TOTAL46100.0
119) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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 checked32182.3
1) Checked6917.7
TOTAL390100.0
120) (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%
72) 34.5
73) 69.0
74) 11.5
75) 23.0
76) 11.5
77) 23.0
78) 34.5
79) 11.5
80) 11.5
81) 46.0
82) 710.4
83) 46.0
84) 23.0
85) 23.0
86) 69.0
87) 23.0
88) 34.5
89) 46.0
90) 23.0
91) 46.0
93) 11.5
94) 23.0
96) 34.5
97) 11.5
Missing323 
TOTAL67100.0
121) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your D.Min. degree? (GRADDSPC)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton Theological Seminary11.4
5) Austin22.9
14) Chicago Theological Seminary11.4
18) Columbia45.8
20) Covenant11.4
21) Drew University22.9
25) Eden Theological Seminary34.3
27) Erskine Theological Seminary11.4
30) Fuller Theological Seminary11.4
31) Garrett Evangelical11.4
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary34.3
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary22.9
45) McCormick1420.3
53) New York11.4
63) Pittsburgh22.9
65) Princeton34.3
68) San Francisco1420.3
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)913.0
81) Vanderbilt11.4
99) Other34.3
Missing321 
TOTAL69100.0
122) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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 checked34588.5
1) Checked4511.5
TOTAL390100.0
123) (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) 49.3
59) 12.3
60) 12.3
62) 12.3
63) 12.3
64) 24.7
65) 24.7
67) 12.3
68) 12.3
69) 12.3
70) 12.3
71) 12.3
72) 24.7
73) 12.3
74) 12.3
75) 12.3
78) 12.3
80) 24.7
81) 12.3
82) 12.3
83) 24.7
85) 37.0
86) 24.7
88) 37.0
89) 12.3
92) 24.7
94) 12.3
95) 12.3
96) 12.3
Missing347 
TOTAL43100.0
124) (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 Divinity12.4
16) Claremont12.4
18) Columbia24.8
31) Garrett Evangelical12.4
45) McCormick12.4
65) Princeton511.9
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary12.4
75) Union-Auburn24.8
76) United Theo Dayton12.4
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)37.1
81) Vanderbilt614.3
88) Yale24.8
89) Emory24.8
99) Other1433.3
Missing348 
TOTAL42100.0
125) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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 checked37395.6
1) Checked174.4
TOTAL390100.0
126) (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) 15.9
59) 15.9
60) 211.8
61) 15.9
70) 15.9
75) 15.9
78) 317.6
79) 15.9
84) 15.9
86) 15.9
90) 15.9
91) 211.8
97) 15.9
Missing373 
TOTAL17100.0
127) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Which PCUSA school awarded you any other degrees? (GROTHPC)
TOTAL%
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)16.3
81) Vanderbilt16.3
99) Other1487.5
Missing374 
TOTAL16100.0
128) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school20.5
4) College graduate18247.8
5) Some graduate work7519.7
6) Graduate degree12232.0
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
129) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation369.3
2) Non-parish job or ministry27570.7
3) Unemployed307.7
4) Retired from active ministry4812.3
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
130) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry3364.7
3) Unemployed713.7
4) Retired from active ministry1121.6
Missing339 
TOTAL51100.0
131) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FTPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time712.1
2) Part-time5187.9
Missing332 
TOTAL58100.0
132) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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) 12.6
2) 12.6
3) 12.6
4) 12.6
5) 12.6
6) 12.6
8) 25.1
9) 12.6
10) 615.4
11) 12.6
12) 12.6
13) 12.6
14) 12.6
15) 410.3
16) 12.6
17) 25.1
18) 25.1
20) 717.9
25) 25.1
30) 12.6
32) 12.6
Missing351 
TOTAL39100.0
133) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG1)
TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor913.8
3) Assistant/Associate pastor11.5
4) Co-pastor11.5
5) Stated or temporary supply3046.2
7) Interim pastor23.1
8) Tentmaker46.2
9) Paid parish associate46.2
10) Other1421.5
Missing325 
TOTAL65100.0
134) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG2)
TOTAL%
2) Senior pastor17.7
5) Stated or temporary supply17.7
8) Tentmaker861.5
9) Paid parish associate17.7
10) Other215.4
Missing377 
TOTAL13100.0
135) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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) One5084.7
2) Two or more915.3
Missing331 
TOTAL59100.0
136) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) How many congregations do you serve as pastor? (MANY2CNG)
TOTAL%
2) Two466.7
3) Three116.7
5) Five116.7
Missing384 
TOTAL6100.0
137) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) Are all or some of the congregations yoked as a larger parish? (LARGRPAR)
TOTAL%
1) No880.0
2) Yes220.0
Missing380 
TOTAL10100.0
138) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more.) (MEMCLRGY)
TOTAL%
1) 11.7
15) 11.7
20) 23.4
28) 11.7
31) 11.7
32) 11.7
34) 11.7
37) 11.7
40) 23.4
45) 35.2
50) 11.7
55) 11.7
60) 35.2
62) 11.7
65) 35.2
68) 11.7
74) 11.7
75) 23.4
85) 23.4
100) 35.2
110) 11.7
120) 11.7
125) 11.7
134) 11.7
135) 23.4
140) 23.4
150) 23.4
185) 11.7
200) 11.7
250) 11.7
270) 11.7
325) 11.7
350) 11.7
400) 11.7
450) 11.7
500) 11.7
580) 11.7
700) 11.7
1200) 23.4
3500) 11.7
6000) 11.7
8000) 11.7
Missing332 
TOTAL58100.0
139) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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-time24681.2
2) Part-time5718.8
Missing87 
TOTAL303100.0
140) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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) 11.6
2) 46.3
4) 11.6
5) 11.6
6) 11.6
7) 11.6
8) 34.8
10) 34.8
12) 23.2
14) 11.6
15) 34.8
18) 11.6
20) 914.3
23) 11.6
24) 23.2
25) 46.3
28) 11.6
30) 46.3
32) 23.2
35) 34.8
40) 812.7
42) 11.6
45) 11.6
49) 11.6
50) 11.6
55) 11.6
60) 11.6
65) 11.6
Missing327 
TOTAL63100.0
141) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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 institution7424.6
2) Chaplain5518.3
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker41.3
4) National staff or middle governing body staff4715.6
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency144.7
6) Professional pastoral counselor3010.0
7) Other employment7725.6
Missing89 
TOTAL301100.0
142) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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 institution25.1
2) Chaplain923.1
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker12.6
4) National staff or middle governing body staff37.7
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency12.6
6) Professional pastoral counselor1025.6
7) Other employment1333.3
Missing351 
TOTAL39100.0
143) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Military41.3
2) Civilian government144.7
3) Elementary, middle, or high school82.7
4) College or university4013.4
5) Seminary or other theological school3010.1
6) Hospital or other medical facility4414.8
7) Church/religious body5819.5
8) Other non-profit organization5217.4
9) For-profit business3612.1
10) Other124.0
Missing92 
TOTAL298100.0
144) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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 university12.5
5) Seminary or other theological school12.5
6) Hospital or other medical facility512.5
7) Church/religious body820.0
8) Other non-profit organization820.0
9) For-profit business512.5
10) Other1230.0
Missing350 
TOTAL40100.0
145) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO 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) No17659.9
2) Yes11840.1
Missing96 
TOTAL294100.0
146) In general, how often are you bothered by stress in your job situation? (JOBSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never226.8
2) Less than once a week8927.5
3) Once or twice a week11234.6
4) Several days a week6118.8
5) Almost every day4012.3
Missing66 
TOTAL324100.0
147) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - an unsupportive session (EXTSESSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent51.8
2) Some extent82.9
3) A little145.1
4) None3613.2
5) Not applicable/not sure20976.8
Missing118 
TOTAL272100.0
148) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - an unsupportive congregation (EXTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent51.9
2) Some extent103.7
3) A little186.7
4) None4416.3
5) Not applicable/not sure19371.5
Missing120 
TOTAL270100.0
149) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - conflict with others in organization (EXTCNFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent113.9
2) Some extent4014.1
3) A little12744.7
4) None6221.8
5) Not applicable/not sure4415.5
Missing106 
TOTAL284100.0
150) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - doing too many different things (EXTTHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent6522.2
2) Some extent10736.5
3) A little7625.9
4) None3612.3
5) Not applicable/not sure93.1
Missing97 
TOTAL293100.0
151) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - feeling "burned out" (EXTBURND)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent176.2
2) Some extent5519.9
3) A little8430.4
4) None10839.1
5) Not applicable/not sure124.3
Missing114 
TOTAL276100.0
152) 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 extent72.5
2) Some extent2910.3
3) A little4716.7
4) None18565.6
5) Not applicable/not sure145.0
Missing108 
TOTAL282100.0
153) 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 extent217.3
2) Some extent4816.7
3) A little10737.3
4) None9332.4
5) Not applicable/not sure186.3
Missing103 
TOTAL287100.0
154) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - having to make decisions (EXTDECSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent93.2
2) Some extent3914.0
3) A little10939.1
4) None11440.9
5) Not applicable/not sure82.9
Missing111 
TOTAL279100.0
155) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - having to meet deadlines (EXTDEDLN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent217.4
2) Some extent7225.3
3) A little12543.9
4) None6021.1
5) Not applicable/not sure72.5
Missing105 
TOTAL285100.0
156) 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 extent207.0
2) Some extent4616.1
3) A little8128.4
4) None12242.8
5) Not applicable/not sure165.6
Missing105 
TOTAL285100.0
157) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - needing more time for myself (EXTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent4616.1
2) Some extent7827.4
3) A little9433.0
4) None5820.4
5) Not applicable/not sure93.2
Missing105 
TOTAL285100.0
158) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - not being paid well enough (EXTPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent4415.3
2) Some extent5318.4
3) A little6723.3
4) None11238.9
5) Not applicable/not sure124.2
Missing102 
TOTAL288100.0
159) 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 extent3512.4
2) Some extent6824.0
3) A little7426.1
4) None8530.0
5) Not applicable/not sure217.4
Missing107 
TOTAL283100.0
160) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - experiencing sexual harassment (EXTHARSS)
TOTAL%
2) Some extent20.7
3) A little114.0
4) None23584.5
5) Not applicable/not sure3010.8
Missing112 
TOTAL278100.0
161) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - too many meetings (EXTMTNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent258.9
2) Some extent5218.4
3) A little9935.1
4) None9533.7
5) Not applicable/not sure113.9
Missing108 
TOTAL282100.0
162) 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 extent217.4
2) Some extent4214.8
3) A little10035.3
4) None10537.1
5) Not applicable/not sure155.3
Missing107 
TOTAL283100.0
163) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - unrealistic expectations from others (EXTUNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent248.5
2) Some extent5519.4
3) A little9734.2
4) None9332.7
5) Not applicable/not sure155.3
Missing106 
TOTAL284100.0
164) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - working too many hours (EXTHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent3512.2
2) Some extent8027.8
3) A little8830.6
4) None7526.0
5) Not applicable/not sure103.5
Missing102 
TOTAL288100.0
165) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No25465.3
2) Yes13534.7
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
166) (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
TOTAL17135.74915
167) (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 checked35190.2
1) Checked389.8
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
168) (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 checked38498.5
1) Checked61.5
TOTAL390100.0
169) (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 checked37896.9
1) Checked123.1
TOTAL390100.0
170) (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 checked38999.7
1) Checked10.3
TOTAL390100.0
171) (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 checked38398.2
1) Checked71.8
TOTAL390100.0
172) (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 checked35691.3
1) Checked348.7
TOTAL390100.0
173) (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 checked38097.4
1) Checked102.6
TOTAL390100.0
174) (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 checked38799.2
1) Checked30.8
TOTAL390100.0
175) (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 checked36593.6
1) Checked256.4
TOTAL390100.0
176) (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 checked35791.5
1) Checked338.5
TOTAL390100.0
177) 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) Baptist266.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)30.8
3) Episcopal71.8
5) Lutheran61.6
6) Methodist215.5
7) Presbyterian26468.8
8) Reformed102.6
9) Roman Catholic30.8
10) United Church of Christ143.6
11) None51.3
12) Other236.0
99) More than one selected20.5
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
178) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never359.1
2) Less than once a year92.3
3) Once or twice a year359.1
4) Several times a year164.2
5) Once a month205.2
6) Two to three times a month205.2
7) Nearly every week7920.6
8) Every week15339.9
9) Don't know164.2
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
179) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never184.8
2) Less than once a year61.6
3) Once or twice a year123.2
4) Several times a year195.1
5) Once a month256.6
6) Two to three times a month205.3
7) Nearly every week9023.9
8) Every week18448.9
9) Don't know20.5
Missing14 
TOTAL376100.0
180) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative51.3
2) Conservative4211.0
3) Moderate15340.2
4) Liberal13034.1
5) Very liberal5113.4
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
181) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) No10929.7
2) Yes18149.3
3) Not sure7319.9
4) Other41.1
Missing23 
TOTAL367100.0
182) 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) No18950.9
2) Yes9224.8
3) Not sure8823.7
4) Other20.5
Missing19 
TOTAL371100.0
183) 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.10.3
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.6015.5
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.20954.1
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.10126.2
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.133.4
9) More than one selected20.5
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
184) 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) Essential13735.2
2) Very important16843.2
3) Somewhat important7820.1
4) Not at all important61.5
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
185) 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) Essential18547.6
2) Very important15640.1
3) Somewhat important4611.8
4) Not at all important20.5
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
186) 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) Essential13133.7
2) Very important18948.6
3) Somewhat important6717.2
4) Not at all important20.5
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
187) 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) Essential15740.4
2) Very important20552.7
3) Somewhat important276.9
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
188) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential11228.9
2) Very important17946.1
3) Somewhat important8521.9
4) Not at all important123.1
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
189) 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) Essential7218.6
2) Very important14437.1
3) Somewhat important14236.6
4) Not at all important307.7
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
190) 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) Essential25565.6
2) Very important12632.4
3) Somewhat important82.1
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
191) 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 agree153.9
2) Agree4311.1
3) Not sure194.9
4) Disagree19851.2
5) Strongly disagree11228.9
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
192) 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 agree61.5
2) Agree5213.4
3) Not sure359.0
4) Disagree18447.4
5) Strongly disagree11128.6
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
193) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20954.0
2) Agree12532.3
3) Not sure4110.6
4) Disagree92.3
5) Strongly disagree30.8
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
194) 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 agree10527.0
2) Agree9323.9
3) Not sure6015.4
4) Disagree10126.0
5) Strongly disagree307.7
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
195) 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 agree369.4
2) Agree4612.0
3) Not sure7218.8
4) Disagree12432.3
5) Strongly disagree10627.6
Missing6 
TOTAL384100.0
196) 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 agree71.8
2) Agree102.6
3) Not sure123.1
4) Disagree17845.6
5) Strongly disagree18346.9
TOTAL390100.0
197) 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 agree82.1
2) Agree5614.4
3) Not sure184.6
4) Disagree22758.5
5) Strongly disagree7920.4
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
198) 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 agree11329.1
2) Agree25164.7
3) Not sure123.1
4) Disagree112.8
5) Strongly disagree10.3
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
199) 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 agree102.6
2) Agree389.8
3) Not sure6115.7
4) Disagree17344.6
5) Strongly disagree10627.3
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
200) 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 agree277.0
2) Agree12432.0
3) Not sure6216.0
4) Disagree10025.8
5) Strongly disagree7419.1
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
201) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5514.4
2) Agree9725.3
3) Not sure5915.4
4) Disagree10627.7
5) Strongly disagree6617.2
Missing7 
TOTAL383100.0
202) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6015.6
2) Agree12131.4
3) Not sure9524.7
4) Disagree6516.9
5) Strongly disagree4411.4
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
203) 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 agree9825.4
2) Agree14738.1
3) Not sure9424.4
4) Disagree256.5
5) Strongly disagree225.7
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
204) Do you consider yourself a "born-again" Christian? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) No17344.9
2) Yes18548.1
3) Not sure277.0
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
205) 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) Essential10431.6
2) Very important15948.3
3) Somewhat important6319.1
4) Not at all important30.9
Missing61 
TOTAL329100.0
206) 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) Essential9328.2
2) Very important17753.6
3) Somewhat important5516.7
4) Not at all important51.5
Missing60 
TOTAL330100.0
207) 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) Essential13841.8
2) Very important17051.5
3) Somewhat important216.4
4) Not at all important10.3
Missing60 
TOTAL330100.0
208) 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) Essential5416.4
2) Very important15045.6
3) Somewhat important11234.0
4) Not at all important134.0
Missing61 
TOTAL329100.0
209) 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) Essential6018.2
2) Very important15647.3
3) Somewhat important9729.4
4) Not at all important175.2
Missing60 
TOTAL330100.0
210) 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) Essential195.8
2) Very important5015.2
3) Somewhat important11033.3
4) Not at all important15145.8
Missing60 
TOTAL330100.0
211) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female10125.9
2) Male28974.1
TOTAL390100.0
212) What is your present age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
30) 10.3
32) 41.0
33) 30.8
34) 51.3
35) 10.3
36) 71.8
37) 41.0
38) 82.1
39) 41.0
40) 102.6
41) 112.8
42) 123.1
43) 143.6
44) 112.8
45) 71.8
46) 61.6
47) 92.3
48) 92.3
49) 92.3
50) 92.3
51) 143.6
52) 92.3
53) 194.9
54) 123.1
55) 112.8
56) 92.3
57) 112.8
58) 164.1
59) 61.6
60) 133.4
61) 102.6
62) 205.2
63) 133.4
64) 205.2
65) 164.1
66) 112.8
67) 61.6
68) 41.0
69) 61.6
70) 41.0
71) 30.8
72) 10.3
75) 20.5
76) 20.5
77) 10.3
78) 10.3
80) 10.3
81) 10.3
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
213) 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 farm266.7
2) On a farm20.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)8923.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)5514.2
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city4210.9
6) In a large city (over 250,000)8522.0
7) In a suburb near a large city8822.7
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
214) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married32784.3
2) Not married6115.7
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
215) (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 married2745.8
2) Yes, am now widowed610.2
3) Yes, am now divorced2440.7
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced23.4
Missing331 
TOTAL59100.0
216) 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%
16) 20.6
17) 10.3
19) 82.3
20) 154.2
21) 5415.2
22) 3810.7
23) 4913.8
24) 4512.7
25) 318.7
26) 236.5
27) 236.5
28) 143.9
29) 113.1
30) 123.4
31) 51.4
32) 92.5
33) 30.8
34) 20.6
35) 20.6
36) 30.8
38) 20.6
39) 10.3
40) 10.3
50) 10.3
Missing35 
TOTAL355100.0
217) (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) No24675.0
2) Yes, was widowed30.9
3) Yes, was divorced7723.5
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced20.6
Missing62 
TOTAL328100.0
218) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time18355.8
2) Employed part time4914.9
3) Self-employed185.5
4) Unemployed123.7
5) Retired319.5
6) Full-time homemaker288.5
7) Student30.9
8) Other41.2
Missing62 
TOTAL328100.0
219) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part time12.5
3) Self-employed1025.0
4) Unemployed25.0
5) Retired512.5
6) Full-time homemaker1435.0
7) Student615.0
8) Other25.0
Missing350 
TOTAL40100.0
220) (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)
TOTAL%
0) None31.2
3) 20.8
4) 10.4
5) 10.4
6) 20.8
8) 10.4
9) 10.4
10) 20.8
12) 41.6
14) 10.4
15) 20.8
16) 10.4
17) 10.4
19) 10.4
20) 114.3
22) 10.4
24) 20.8
25) 83.2
28) 20.8
30) 197.5
32) 41.6
35) 52.0
38) 20.8
40) 6927.3
43) 20.8
45) 228.7
47) 41.6
48) 31.2
50) 3714.6
54) 10.4
55) 104.0
56) 10.4
60) 207.9
65) 41.6
70) 20.8
72) 10.4
Missing137 
TOTAL253100.0
221) (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) Baptist3611.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)61.8
3) Episcopalian123.7
5) Lutheran175.2
6) Methodist3310.2
7) Presbyterian14845.5
8) Reformed61.8
9) Roman Catholic237.1
10) United Church of Christ103.1
11) None72.2
12) Other278.3
Missing65 
TOTAL325100.0
222) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)20.7
3) Episcopalian72.3
5) Lutheran41.3
6) Methodist51.6
7) Presbyterian25683.4
8) Reformed10.3
9) Roman Catholic62.0
10) United Church of Christ41.3
11) None92.9
12) Other113.6
Missing83 
TOTAL307100.0
223) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never41.2
2) Less than once a year20.6
3) About once or twice a year103.0
4) Several times a year206.1
5) Once a month175.2
6) Two to three times a month4413.4
7) Nearly every week9127.7
8) Every week14042.7
Missing62 
TOTAL328100.0
224) (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) Yes11846.8
2) No13453.2
Missing138 
TOTAL252100.0
225) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPSORDND)
TOTAL%
1) No27082.3
2) Yes5817.7
Missing62 
TOTAL328100.0
226) (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 me23.4
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation1831.0
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly712.1
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)23.4
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination35.2
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination23.4
7) Has a secular job or position1220.7
8) Other1220.7
Missing332 
TOTAL58100.0
227) (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%
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly120.0
7) Has a secular job or position120.0
8) Other360.0
Missing385 
TOTAL5100.0
228) How many children do you have? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None6817.7
1) One4311.2
2) Two15139.2
3) Three7720.0
4) Four318.1
5) Five143.6
6) Six10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL385100.0
229) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No34488.9
2) Yes4311.1
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
230) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN) How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One2147.7
2) Two1636.4
3) Three715.9
Missing346 
TOTAL44100.0
231) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No31182.9
2) Yes6417.1
Missing15 
TOTAL375100.0
232) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN) How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One1218.5
2) Two3553.8
3) Three1015.4
4) Four46.2
5) Five34.6
6) Six11.5
Missing325 
TOTAL65100.0
233) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat27470.8
2) Independent5313.7
3) Republican5714.7
4) Other30.8
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
234) Which of these terms best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLITISS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative41.0
2) Conservative359.2
3) Moderate13635.6
4) Liberal15540.6
5) Very liberal5213.6
Missing8 
TOTAL382100.0
235) 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.4712.1
2) Two of us20051.4
3) Three of us4812.3
4) Four of us7118.3
5) Five of us153.9
6) Six of us61.5
7) Seven or more of us10.3
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing.)10.3
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
236) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged under six years? (HOLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None7567.6
1) One2421.6
2) Two1210.8
Missing279 
TOTAL111100.0
237) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
TOTAL%
0) None7155.0
1) One3426.4
2) Two2317.8
3) Three10.8
Missing261 
TOTAL129100.0
238) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
TOTAL%
0) None6350.0
1) One4838.1
2) Two1310.3
3) Three21.6
Missing264 
TOTAL126100.0
239) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
TOTAL%
0) None6467.4
1) One2425.3
2) Two77.4
Missing295 
TOTAL95100.0
240) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged twenty-five and over? (HOLD25PL)
TOTAL%
1) One5414.1
2) Two31281.7
3) Three143.7
4) Four20.5
Missing8 
TOTAL382100.0
241) 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 alone4411.5
2) A single parent, living with one or more children61.6
3) A married couple, no children in household18548.6
4) A married couple, living with one or more children12833.6
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household41.0
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children51.3
8) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with one or more children10.3
9) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), no children in household51.3
10) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), living with one or more children10.3
11) Some other arrangement20.5
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
242) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you5313.7
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage5012.9
3) Owned by you with a mortgage24964.3
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)174.4
5) Other184.7
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
243) Where did you live approximately five years ago, in October 1991? (LIVE5YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Same home I live in now21655.5
2) A different home, but in the same county5012.9
3) In a different county, but in the same state307.7
4) In a different state9023.1
5) In a different country30.8
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
244) 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) None143.7
1) One9224.6
2) Two21557.5
3) Three297.8
4) Four154.0
5) Five71.9
7) Seven20.5
Missing16 
TOTAL374100.0
245) 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 $10,00061.5
2) $10,000 - $14,99920.5
3) $15,000 - $19,99951.3
4) $20,000 - $29,999143.6
5) $30,000 - $39,9994210.8
6) $40,000 - $49,9995714.7
7) $50,000 - $59,9996316.2
8) $60,000 - $69,9995915.2
9) $70,000 - $79,999359.0
10) $80,000 - $89,999297.5
11) $90,000 - $99,999266.7
12) $100,000 - $124,999338.5
13) $125,000 - $149,99941.0
14) $150,000 or more133.4
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
246) 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 earnings16742.9
2) 90-99% from earnings10727.5
3) 75-89% from earnings4511.6
4) 50-74% from earnings276.9
5) 25-49% from earnings133.3
6) 1-24% from earnings174.4
7) None from earnings133.3
Missing1 
TOTAL389100.0
247) 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
TOTAL3592273.2062091
248) 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)
TOTAL%
0) 7837.7
20) 31.4
25) 31.4
50) 62.9
75) 10.5
100) 146.8
150) 10.5
200) 125.8
240) 21.0
250) 41.9
280) 10.5
300) 94.3
350) 21.0
360) 21.0
400) 10.5
500) 157.2
560) 10.5
600) 21.0
700) 10.5
750) 10.5
800) 21.0
900) 10.5
1000) 136.3
1050) 10.5
1200) 52.4
1500) 21.0
1800) 21.0
2000) 83.9
2400) 10.5
2500) 31.4
3000) 10.5
3500) 10.5
4000) 10.5
5000) 21.0
5200) 10.5
6000) 10.5
7000) 10.5
10000) 21.0
Missing183 
TOTAL207100.0
249) 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)
TOTAL%
0) 309.9
1) 10.3
5) 10.3
20) 51.7
25) 72.3
30) 10.3
40) 31.0
50) 237.6
60) 41.3
75) 82.6
100) 6922.8
105) 10.3
110) 10.3
120) 10.3
125) 10.3
140) 10.3
150) 113.6
200) 3411.2
250) 93.0
300) 206.6
335) 10.3
350) 20.7
400) 62.0
500) 3611.9
580) 10.3
585) 10.3
600) 31.0
700) 31.0
775) 10.3
800) 20.7
815) 10.3
1000) 93.0
1079) 10.3
2000) 10.3
2500) 20.7
3000) 10.3
5000) 10.3
Missing87 
TOTAL303100.0
250) 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) $06517.2
2) $1-$50359.3
3) $51-$1004612.2
4) $101-$50010628.0
5) $501-$1,000328.5
6) $1,001-$2,0004411.6
7) $2,001 or more5013.2
Missing12 
TOTAL378100.0
251) 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) $051.3
2) $1-$504110.8
3) $51-$1005213.6
4) $101-$50015139.6
5) $501-$1,0006316.5
6) $1,001-$2,000307.9
7) $2,001 or more3910.2
Missing9 
TOTAL381100.0
252) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL37333.34618
253) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
TOTAL%
0) None26267.7
1) One7519.4
2) Two318.0
3) Three92.3
4) Four82.1
5) Five20.5
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
254) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
0) None41.0
1) 112.8
2) 4611.8
3) 5113.1
4) 8421.5
5) 6215.9
6) 6717.2
7) 307.7
8) 205.1
9) 71.8
10) 20.5
11) 20.5
12) 30.8
17) 10.3
TOTAL390100.0
255) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian36393.8
2) Black or African-American82.1
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native30.8
4) Asian or Pacific Islander61.6
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin41.0
6) Multiracial or biracial30.8
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
256) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native1100.0
Missing389 
TOTAL1100.0
257) Age group (AGEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old379.6
2) 40-499825.4
3) 50-5911630.1
4) 60-older13535.0
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
258) Region of Residence (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast7318.8
2) Midwest8622.2
3) South16342.0
4) West6617.0
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
259) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female10125.9
2) Male28974.1
TOTAL390100.0
260) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married32784.3
2) Not married6115.7
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
261) I-REGION: Region of Residence (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast7318.8
2) Midwest8622.2
3) South16342.0
4) West6617.0
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
262) 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) Democrat27470.8
2) Independent5313.7
3) Republican5714.7
4) Other30.8
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0
263) 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) <20K133.4
1) 20K-49,99911329.1
2) 50K-99,99921254.6
3) 100K+5012.9
Missing2 
TOTAL388100.0
264) I-AGE: What is your present age? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <40379.6
1) 40-499825.4
2) 50-6419249.7
3) 65+5915.3
Missing4 
TOTAL386100.0
265) I-RACE1: What is your race or origin? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE1)
TOTAL%
0) White36393.8
1) Black82.1
2) Other164.1
Missing3 
TOTAL387100.0