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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL77730822.985505
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, definitely53469.4
2) Yes, probably19925.8
3) No, probably not334.3
4) No, definitely not20.3
5) No opinion20.3
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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, definitely25933.6
2) Yes, probably34845.2
3) No, probably not13317.3
4) No, definitely not182.3
5) No opinion121.6
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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, definitely14418.9
2) Yes, probably33844.4
3) No, probably not24331.9
4) No, definitely not233.0
5) No opinion141.8
Missing15 
TOTAL762100.0
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, definitely10513.9
2) Yes, probably32943.7
3) No, probably not23030.5
4) No, definitely not719.4
5) No opinion182.4
Missing24 
TOTAL753100.0
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, definitely31841.4
2) Yes, probably29538.4
3) No, probably not12316.0
4) No, definitely not253.3
5) No opinion81.0
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
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, definitely29638.3
2) Yes, probably40452.3
3) No, probably not607.8
4) No, definitely not60.8
5) No opinion70.9
Missing4 
TOTAL773100.0
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, definitely33743.8
2) Yes, probably37448.6
3) No, probably not486.2
4) No, definitely not60.8
5) No opinion50.6
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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, definitely11815.3
2) Yes, probably37148.1
3) No, probably not23931.0
4) No, definitely not293.8
5) No opinion141.8
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
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, definitely17623.0
2) Yes, probably39451.4
3) No, probably not15920.8
4) No, definitely not233.0
5) No opinion141.8
Missing11 
TOTAL766100.0
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, definitely26033.8
2) Yes, probably38950.6
3) No, probably not10113.1
4) No, definitely not111.4
5) No opinion81.0
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
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, definitely37648.7
2) Yes, probably30739.8
3) No, probably not668.5
4) No, definitely not212.7
5) No opinion20.3
Missing5 
TOTAL772100.0
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, definitely19225.0
2) Yes, probably41253.6
3) No, probably not14719.1
4) No, definitely not111.4
5) No opinion60.8
Missing9 
TOTAL768100.0
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, definitely46159.9
2) Yes, probably24932.3
3) No, probably not476.1
4) No, definitely not60.8
5) No opinion70.9
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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, definitely37248.2
2) Yes, probably31540.9
3) No, probably not719.2
4) No, definitely not81.0
5) No opinion50.6
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
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, definitely28136.6
2) Yes, probably37148.3
3) No, probably not9712.6
4) No, definitely not141.8
5) No opinion50.7
Missing9 
TOTAL768100.0
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, definitely15520.1
2) Yes, probably35345.8
3) No, probably not21127.4
4) No, definitely not445.7
5) No opinion81.0
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
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, definitely13117.2
2) Yes, probably34244.8
3) No, probably not24031.5
4) No, definitely not425.5
5) No opinion81.0
Missing14 
TOTAL763100.0
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, definitely28637.2
2) Yes, probably39251.0
3) No, probably not739.5
4) No, definitely not131.7
5) No opinion40.5
Missing9 
TOTAL768100.0
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, definitely13016.8
2) Yes, probably31540.8
3) No, probably not27235.2
4) No, definitely not425.4
5) No opinion131.7
Missing5 
TOTAL772100.0
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, definitely31240.5
2) Yes, probably33543.5
3) No, probably not10013.0
4) No, definitely not172.2
5) No opinion60.8
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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, definitely3838.8
2) Yes, probably1111.2
3) No, probably not1010.2
4) No, definitely not33.1
5) No opinion3636.7
Missing679 
TOTAL98100.0
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 amount60679.4
2) Want more11915.6
3) Want less70.9
4) Not sure314.1
Missing14 
TOTAL763100.0
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 amount39651.4
2) Want more28136.5
3) Want less395.1
4) Not sure547.0
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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 amount36647.6
2) Want more25533.2
3) Want less648.3
4) Not sure8410.9
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
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 amount59377.1
2) Want more12616.4
3) Want less405.2
4) Not sure101.3
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
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 amount43656.9
2) Want more11214.6
3) Want less16922.1
4) Not sure496.4
Missing11 
TOTAL766100.0
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 amount46159.8
2) Want more20326.3
3) Want less729.3
4) Not sure354.5
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
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 interested22229.0
2) Interested42155.0
3) Not too interested10714.0
4) Not at all interested162.1
Missing11 
TOTAL766100.0
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 interested15620.3
2) Interested41854.3
3) Not too interested17923.2
4) Not at all interested172.2
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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 interested22929.9
2) Interested30339.5
3) Not too interested17122.3
4) Not at all interested648.3
Missing10 
TOTAL767100.0
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 interested405.2
2) Interested19826.0
3) Not too interested39451.6
4) Not at all interested13117.2
Missing14 
TOTAL763100.0
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 interested9211.9
2) Interested33944.0
3) Not too interested28336.8
4) Not at all interested567.3
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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 interested303.9
2) Interested17122.3
3) Not too interested42455.4
4) Not at all interested14118.4
Missing11 
TOTAL766100.0
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 interested8210.7
2) Interested26935.2
3) Not too interested30039.2
4) Not at all interested11414.9
Missing12 
TOTAL765100.0
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 interested314.1
2) Interested12316.3
3) Not too interested41354.6
4) Not at all interested18925.0
Missing21 
TOTAL756100.0
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 interested1514.4
2) Interested87.7
3) Not too interested3533.7
4) Not at all interested4644.2
Missing673 
TOTAL104100.0
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 important32843.0
2) Important23831.2
3) Not very important10714.0
4) Not at all important486.3
5) Don't know425.5
Missing14 
TOTAL763100.0
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 important45659.8
2) Important19325.3
3) Not very important486.3
4) Not at all important324.2
5) Don't know344.5
Missing14 
TOTAL763100.0
40) How often (if ever) do you access information by computer from PresbyNet or the Internet (World Wide Web)? (OFTWWW)
TOTAL%
1) Daily9712.6
2) Several times a week12015.6
3) Once a week or so8310.8
4) Two or three times a month567.3
5) Once a month or so567.3
6) Less than once a month8210.7
7) Never27435.7
Missing9 
TOTAL768100.0
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 interested8515.8
2) Generally interested17031.7
3) Only a little interested17933.3
4) Not at all interested8716.2
5) Don't know163.0
Missing240 
TOTAL537100.0
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 interest15027.8
2) Some interest21940.6
3) Not much interest11020.4
4) No interest at all519.5
5) Don't know91.7
Missing238 
TOTAL539100.0
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 likely15921.1
2) Likely29839.5
3) Not too likely22129.3
4) Not at all likely689.0
5) Don't know91.2
Missing22 
TOTAL755100.0
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 likely15921.0
2) Likely29939.5
3) Not too likely21628.5
4) Not at all likely709.2
5) Don't know131.7
Missing20 
TOTAL757100.0
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 likely18124.1
2) Likely32543.3
3) Not too likely18124.1
4) Not at all likely577.6
5) Don't know70.9
Missing26 
TOTAL751100.0
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 likely17022.5
2) Likely30239.9
3) Not too likely21728.7
4) Not at all likely597.8
5) Don't know91.2
Missing20 
TOTAL757100.0
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 likely14318.8
2) Likely30840.5
3) Not too likely22930.1
4) Not at all likely709.2
5) Don't know111.4
Missing16 
TOTAL761100.0
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 likely18524.3
2) Likely30339.9
3) Not too likely20627.1
4) Not at all likely577.5
5) Don't know91.2
Missing17 
TOTAL760100.0
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 likely13117.3
2) Likely31541.5
3) Not too likely22930.2
4) Not at all likely749.7
5) Don't know101.3
Missing18 
TOTAL759100.0
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 likely15520.4
2) Likely33744.3
3) Not too likely19725.9
4) Not at all likely607.9
5) Don't know111.4
Missing17 
TOTAL760100.0
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 likely9312.3
2) Likely27035.6
3) Not too likely28337.3
4) Not at all likely10413.7
5) Don't know81.1
Missing19 
TOTAL758100.0
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 likely20627.1
2) Likely33744.4
3) Not too likely15420.3
4) Not at all likely486.3
5) Don't know141.8
Missing18 
TOTAL759100.0
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 likely16321.6
2) Likely30640.5
3) Not too likely19625.9
4) Not at all likely759.9
5) Don't know162.1
Missing21 
TOTAL756100.0
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 Briefs10915.6
11) Presby Today9713.9
12) Monday Morning294.1
13) Presbys Being Faithful131.9
14) General Assembly Minutes10.1
15) General Assembly Publications162.3
16) Synod newsletter81.1
17) Presby newsletter71.0
18) Infopak60.9
19) Other direct mail121.7
20) PCUSA News service bulletins10.1
21) Horizons30.4
22) Publications of other PC(USA) offices131.9
30) Presby Outlook20529.3
31) Presby Layman213.0
32) Other publications in specific interest areas111.6
41) The Presbytery office101.4
42) Local church newsletter30.4
43) Local pastor30.4
44) Other personal contacts101.4
45) Personal contacts121.7
46) Newsletter152.1
50) Presbynet273.9
51) World Wide Web527.4
55) Presbytel20.3
60) Videos-TV81.1
90) Response not applicable50.7
Missing78 
TOTAL699100.0
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 Briefs10816.1
11) Presby Today14221.2
12) Monday Morning487.2
13) Presbys Being Faithful334.9
14) General Assembly Minutes20.3
15) General Assembly Publications131.9
16) Synod newsletter203.0
17) Presby newsletter101.5
18) Infopak131.9
19) Other direct mail101.5
20) PCUSA News service bulletins20.3
21) Horizons60.9
22) Publications of other PC(USA) offices111.6
30) Presby Outlook7210.7
31) Presby Layman314.6
32) Other publications in specific interest areas203.0
41) The Presbytery office91.3
42) Local church newsletter50.7
44) Other personal contacts71.0
45) Personal contacts101.5
46) Newsletter142.1
50) Presbynet334.9
51) World Wide Web385.7
52) Computer30.4
55) Presbytel10.1
60) Videos-TV40.6
61) Audio-Radio20.3
90) Response not applicable40.6
Missing106 
TOTAL671100.0
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 Briefs7812.7
11) Presbyterians Today11318.4
12) Monday Morning7211.7
13) Presbyterians Being Faithful172.8
15) General Assembly Publications142.3
16) Synod newsletter254.1
17) Presbyterian newsletter81.3
18) Infopak162.6
19) Other direct mail122.0
20) PCUSA News Service bulletins10.2
21) Horizons81.3
22) Publications of other PC(USA) offices142.3
30) Presbyterian Outlook416.7
31) Presbyterian Layman386.2
32) Other publications in specific interest areas91.5
41) The Presbytery office71.1
42) Local church newsletter71.1
44) Other personal contacts142.3
45) Personal contacts172.8
46) Newsletter172.8
50) PresbyNet223.6
51) World Wide Web406.5
52) Computer10.2
55) PresbyTel81.3
60) Videos-TV71.1
61) Audio-Radio20.3
90) Response not applicable61.0
Missing163 
TOTAL614100.0
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) Often43957.1
2) Occasionally21227.6
3) Rarely7910.3
4) Never344.4
5) Not familiar50.7
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
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) Often28837.4
2) Occasionally13817.9
3) Rarely14619.0
4) Never19525.3
5) Not familiar30.4
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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) Often52067.8
2) Occasionally16321.3
3) Rarely567.3
4) Never192.5
5) Not familiar91.2
Missing10 
TOTAL767100.0
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) Often20827.4
2) Occasionally19525.7
3) Rarely12816.8
4) Never10213.4
5) Not familiar12716.7
Missing17 
TOTAL760100.0
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) Often18324.0
2) Occasionally20827.3
3) Rarely19826.0
4) Never11415.0
5) Not familiar587.6
Missing16 
TOTAL761100.0
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) Often27135.5
2) Occasionally24632.2
3) Rarely14519.0
4) Never709.2
5) Not familiar324.2
Missing13 
TOTAL764100.0
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) Often29338.3
2) Occasionally24031.4
3) Rarely12215.9
4) Never7710.1
5) Not familiar334.3
Missing12 
TOTAL765100.0
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) Often334.3
2) Occasionally13417.5
3) Rarely24531.9
4) Never31741.3
5) Not familiar385.0
Missing10 
TOTAL767100.0
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) Often476.1
2) Occasionally10814.1
3) Rarely13417.5
4) Never41153.7
5) Not familiar658.5
Missing12 
TOTAL765100.0
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) Often81.0
2) Occasionally709.1
3) Rarely18023.5
4) Never40953.3
5) Not familiar10013.0
Missing10 
TOTAL767100.0
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) Often40.5
2) Occasionally111.4
3) Rarely8511.1
4) Never51166.8
5) Not familiar15420.1
Missing12 
TOTAL765100.0
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) Often11615.2
2) Occasionally749.7
3) Rarely11114.5
4) Never40452.9
5) Not familiar597.7
Missing13 
TOTAL764100.0
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) Often15620.8
2) Occasionally15921.2
3) Rarely9312.4
4) Never29739.6
5) Not familiar456.0
Missing27 
TOTAL750100.0
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) Often212.8
2) Occasionally12817.1
3) Rarely19426.0
4) Never19926.6
5) Not familiar20527.4
Missing30 
TOTAL747100.0
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) Often8110.6
2) Occasionally15420.1
3) Rarely21227.7
4) Never29338.3
5) Not familiar253.3
Missing12 
TOTAL765100.0
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) Often385.0
2) Occasionally11214.6
3) Rarely22429.2
4) Never32041.7
5) Not familiar739.5
Missing10 
TOTAL767100.0
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) Often20827.3
2) Occasionally19926.1
3) Rarely16521.6
4) Never18924.8
5) Not familiar20.3
Missing14 
TOTAL763100.0
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) Often41253.9
2) Occasionally15820.7
3) Rarely11815.4
4) Never699.0
5) Not familiar70.9
Missing13 
TOTAL764100.0
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) Often111.4
2) Occasionally445.8
3) Rarely16721.9
4) Never45559.7
5) Not familiar8511.2
Missing15 
TOTAL762100.0
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) Often60.8
2) Occasionally243.1
3) Rarely10714.0
4) Never42355.5
5) Not familiar20226.5
Missing15 
TOTAL762100.0
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) Often243.2
2) Occasionally587.7
3) Rarely10714.1
4) Never39752.4
5) Not familiar17222.7
Missing19 
TOTAL758100.0
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 familiar202.6
2) Generally familiar10814.1
3) Not too familiar16521.5
4) Not at all familiar36847.9
5) Don't know10713.9
Missing9 
TOTAL768100.0
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 interested16121.0
2) Generally interested23831.0
3) Only a little interested19325.2
4) Not at all interested12316.0
5) Don't know526.8
Missing10 
TOTAL767100.0
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 interested374.8
2) Generally interested15520.2
3) Only a little interested31841.4
4) Not at all interested23830.9
5) Don't know212.7
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
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 site577.6
2) By home computer or video device, which enables you to participate from any location29539.1
3) No preference27035.8
4) Not sure13217.5
Missing23 
TOTAL754100.0
82) In general, how valuable do you consider teleconferences as a medium for teaching and training? (VALCONF)
TOTAL%
1) Very valuable374.8
2) Generally valuable21728.2
3) Only a little valuable27836.1
4) Not at all valuable8611.2
5) Don't know15219.7
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
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) Yes59680.0
2) No14920.0
Missing32 
TOTAL745100.0
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) 1345.9
2) 28013.9
3) 39416.3
4) 47412.8
5) 56010.4
6) 65910.2
7) 761.0
8) 8172.9
9) 910.2
10) 105910.2
11) 1110.2
12) 12345.9
13) 1320.3
14) 1410.2
15) 15162.8
16) 1610.2
18) 1810.2
20) 20172.9
23) 2310.2
24) 2410.2
25) 2561.0
30) 3050.9
45) 4510.2
50) 5030.5
62) 6210.2
99) Numerous20.3
Missing200 
TOTAL577100.0
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 satisfied26341.9
2) Moderately satisfied20031.9
3) Both satisfied and dissatisfied10015.9
4) Moderately dissatisfied416.5
5) Very dissatisfied233.7
Missing150 
TOTAL627100.0
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 dissatisfied35457.3
2) Yes, dissatisfied once13722.2
3) Yes, dissatisfied more than once12720.6
Missing159 
TOTAL618100.0
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 mail6124.3
2) Person never available41.6
3) Calls not returned4317.1
4) Calls returned too slowly218.4
5) Difficulty reaching person4015.9
6) Person not knowledgeable2510.0
9) All other5722.7
Missing526 
TOTAL251100.0
88) 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 idea10714.0
2) Good idea21928.7
3) Fair idea23831.2
4) Poor idea17723.2
5) No opinion233.0
Missing13 
TOTAL764100.0
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? - a denominational-sponsored computer network for electronic mail and conferencing (IDEACOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent idea19725.8
2) Good idea31341.0
3) Fair idea17623.0
4) Poor idea445.8
5) No opinion344.5
Missing13 
TOTAL764100.0
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? - regularly-scheduled interactive video conferences in which national church leaders and church members could talk to each other (IDEAVID)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent idea536.9
2) Good idea20627.0
3) Fair idea31040.6
4) Poor idea14018.3
5) No opinion557.2
Missing13 
TOTAL764100.0
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? - 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 idea18324.1
2) Good idea26935.5
3) Fair idea19225.3
4) Poor idea9612.7
5) No opinion182.4
Missing19 
TOTAL758100.0
92) 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 letters18926.4
2) Denomination-sponsored computer network27438.3
3) Interactive video conference415.7
4) Ministry of dialogue20829.1
5) Others40.6
Missing61 
TOTAL716100.0
93) Type of sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors777100.0
TOTAL777100.0
94) Which of the media in FRQTODAY - FRQODSSY do you consider to be the most reliable and accurate sources of information? (FRQREL1)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterians Today11816.5
2) Monday Morning212.9
3) News Briefs20128.1
4) Presbyterians Being Faithful202.8
5) Presbyterian Headline News81.1
6) Assembly in Brief101.4
7) General Assembly News Wrap-up Edition81.1
8) PresbyTel60.8
9) PresbyTel Online60.8
10) Voiceline20.3
12) PresbyNet182.5
13) PC(USA) World Wide Web294.1
14) Presby Features10.1
15) Horizons60.8
16) Church and Society Magazine30.4
17) Presbyterian Layman354.9
18) Presbyterian Outlook21830.5
19) Protestant Hour30.4
21) Odyssey20.3
Missing62 
TOTAL715100.0
95) Which of the media in FRQTODAY - FRQODSSY do you consider to be the second most reliable and accurate sources of information? (FRQREL2)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterians Today14220.6
2) Monday Morning578.3
3) News Briefs15923.0
4) Presbyterians Being Faithful446.4
5) Presbyterian Headline News152.2
6) Assembly in Brief223.2
7) General Assembly News Wrap-up Edition365.2
8) PresbyTel91.3
9) PresbyTel Online60.9
10) Voiceline20.3
12) PresbyNet131.9
13) PC(USA) World Wide Web395.7
14) Presbyterian Features20.3
15) Horizons162.3
16) Church and Society Magazine30.4
17) Presbyterian Layman446.4
18) Presbyterian Outlook7410.7
19) Protestant Hour30.4
20) Passages10.1
21) Odyssey30.4
Missing87 
TOTAL690100.0
96) Which of the media in FRQTODAY - FRQODSSY do you consider to be the third most reliable and accurate sources of information? (FRQREL3)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterians Today11918.7
2) Monday Morning7211.3
3) News Briefs8713.7
4) Presbyterians Being Faithful457.1
5) Presbyterian Headline News162.5
6) Assembly in Brief386.0
7) General Assembly News Wrap-up Edition426.6
8) PresbyTel81.3
9) PresbyTel Online91.4
10) VoiceLine10.2
12) PresbyNet182.8
13) PC(USA) World Wide Web406.3
14) Presbyterian Features10.2
15) Horizons203.1
16) Church and Society Magazine101.6
17) Presbyterian Layman497.7
18) Presbyterian Outlook568.8
20) Passages10.2
21) Odyssey40.6
Missing141 
TOTAL636100.0
97) Oldcode (OLDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7771261.3727
98) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? 19__ (WHENORDN)
TOTAL%
50) 10.1
51) 10.1
52) 40.5
54) 10.1
55) 20.3
56) 50.6
57) 121.5
58) 70.9
59) 131.7
60) 111.4
61) 131.7
62) 192.4
63) 212.7
64) 111.4
65) 162.1
66) 182.3
67) 162.1
68) 192.4
69) 151.9
70) 121.5
71) 182.3
72) 233.0
73) 253.2
74) 192.4
75) 222.8
76) 192.4
77) 151.9
78) 212.7
79) 202.6
80) 222.8
81) 202.6
82) 222.8
83) 354.5
84) 233.0
85) 324.1
86) 182.3
87) 273.5
88) 222.8
89) 192.4
90) 243.1
91) 192.4
92) 222.8
93) 273.5
94) 182.3
95) 263.4
96) 10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
99) 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 applicable22.5
1) Baptist1923.5
2) Disciples of Christ33.7
5) Lutheran11.2
6) Methodist22.5
7) Presbyterian2632.1
8) Reformed56.2
9) Roman Catholic11.2
10) United Church of Christ89.9
12) Other1113.6
99) More than one selected33.7
Missing696 
TOTAL81100.0
100) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No69389.8
2) Yes7910.2
Missing5 
TOTAL772100.0
101) (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%
2) MA11.3
3) Th.M.-St.M.11.3
4) D.Min.5776.0
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D1013.3
6) Other68.0
Missing702 
TOTAL75100.0
102) (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%
5) Austin45.3
6) Bangor11.3
14) Chicago Theological Seminary11.3
18) Columbia1418.4
20) Covenant11.3
21) Drew11.3
30) Fuller Theological Seminary67.9
33) Gordon Conwell22.6
38) Johnson C Smith11.3
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary11.3
40) Lexington11.3
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary67.9
45) McCormick11.3
46) Memphis11.3
63) Pittsburgh56.6
65) Princeton67.9
68) San Francisco79.2
78) Union VA22.6
99) Other1519.7
Missing701 
TOTAL76100.0
103) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECLRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No52868.2
2) Yes24631.8
Missing3 
TOTAL774100.0
104) (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) 10.4
1) 41.6
2) 187.3
3) 176.9
4) 228.9
5) 2610.5
6) 124.9
7) 218.5
8) 166.5
9) 72.8
10) 3112.6
11) 104.0
12) 104.0
13) 20.8
14) 41.6
15) 114.5
16) 31.2
17) 20.8
18) 52.0
19) 41.6
20) 83.2
23) 20.8
24) 10.4
25) 31.2
26) 20.8
29) 10.4
30) 20.8
34) 10.4
40) 10.4
Missing530 
TOTAL247100.0
105) (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%
51) 5110.1
52) 5240.5
54) 5420.3
55) 5510.1
56) 5650.7
57) 57111.4
58) 5870.9
59) 59121.6
60) 60111.4
61) 61172.2
62) 62182.3
63) 63202.6
64) 6470.9
65) 65212.7
66) 66152.0
67) 67162.1
68) 68152.0
69) 69182.3
70) 70162.1
71) 71233.0
72) 72202.6
73) 73222.9
74) 74162.1
75) 75273.5
76) 76141.8
77) 77212.7
78) 78162.1
79) 79202.6
80) 80222.9
81) 81253.3
82) 82303.9
83) 83293.8
84) 84253.3
85) 85263.4
86) 86253.3
87) 87253.3
88) 88212.7
89) 89192.5
90) 90172.2
91) 91182.3
92) 92263.4
93) 93182.3
94) 94162.1
95) 95152.0
96) 9630.4
99) Do not have degree131.7
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
106) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV. DEGREE FROM A PCUSA SCHOOL) Please indicate from which school you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree (PCUSABD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL75450.93125
107) 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) No46660.8
2) Yes30039.2
Missing11 
TOTAL766100.0
108) [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 checked76798.7
1) Checked101.3
TOTAL777100.0
109) (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%
60) 111.1
61) 111.1
63) 111.1
74) 111.1
78) 111.1
85) 111.1
91) 111.1
94) 111.1
95) 111.1
Missing768 
TOTAL9100.0
110) (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%
4) Ashland112.5
64) PSCE562.5
65) Princeton112.5
99) Other112.5
Missing769 
TOTAL8100.0
111) [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 checked71992.5
1) Checked587.5
TOTAL777100.0
112) (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) 11.8
58) 23.5
59) 11.8
60) 11.8
61) 11.8
62) 23.5
64) 23.5
66) 11.8
67) 11.8
68) 11.8
69) 11.8
70) 47.0
72) 58.8
73) 11.8
74) 23.5
76) 11.8
78) 35.3
79) 23.5
80) 11.8
81) 23.5
82) 35.3
85) 47.0
86) 11.8
87) 23.5
88) 23.5
89) 35.3
90) 11.8
91) 35.3
93) 11.8
94) 23.5
Missing720 
TOTAL57100.0
113) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.A. degree? (GRADMAS)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland11.8
13) University of Chicago Divinity11.8
14) Chicago Theo23.6
16) Claremont11.8
17) Colgate Rochester11.8
18) Columbia11.8
22) Dubuque11.8
23) Duke University11.8
24) Eastern Baptist11.8
30) Fuller11.8
45) McCormick35.4
63) Pittsburgh23.6
64) PSCE814.3
65) Princeton11.8
68) San Francisco11.8
74) Trinity Evangelical23.6
75) Union-Auburn11.8
85) Westminster11.8
88) Yale11.8
99) Other2544.6
Missing721 
TOTAL56100.0
114) [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 checked72192.8
1) Checked567.2
TOTAL777100.0
115) (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%
62) 47.0
63) 23.5
64) 35.3
65) 11.8
66) 610.5
67) 47.0
68) 23.5
69) 35.3
71) 35.3
72) 11.8
74) 11.8
75) 11.8
78) 35.3
80) 35.3
81) 23.5
82) 23.5
83) 23.5
84) 35.3
85) 23.5
87) 11.8
88) 23.5
89) 23.5
93) 11.8
94) 23.5
95) 11.8
Missing720 
TOTAL57100.0
116) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (GRADTPCU)
TOTAL%
5) Austin11.8
10) Calvin11.8
15) Christian Theological Seminary11.8
18) Columbia58.9
22) Dubuque35.4
45) McCormick35.4
63) Pittsburgh23.6
65) Princeton2442.9
68) San Francisco11.8
69) Southeastern Baptist11.8
75) Union-Auburn47.1
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)712.5
88) Yale11.8
99) Other23.6
Missing721 
TOTAL56100.0
117) [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 checked57574.0
1) Checked20226.0
TOTAL777100.0
118) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your D.Min. degree. 19__ (GRADDY)
TOTAL%
62) 10.5
71) 10.5
73) 10.5
74) 63.0
75) 73.5
76) 115.6
77) 42.0
78) 73.5
79) 94.5
80) 84.0
81) 115.6
82) 84.0
83) 73.5
84) 94.5
85) 157.6
86) 136.6
87) 52.5
88) 73.5
89) 42.0
90) 94.5
91) 73.5
92) 126.1
93) 94.5
94) 94.5
95) 126.1
96) 63.0
Missing579 
TOTAL198100.0
119) (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 Seminary31.5
5) Austin84.0
8) Bethel10.5
14) Chicago Theological Seminary10.5
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.5
16) Claremont10.5
17) Colgate Rochester10.5
18) Columbia157.5
21) Drew University63.0
22) Dubuque10.5
24) Eastern Baptist42.0
25) Eden Theological Seminary31.5
30) Fuller Theological Seminary147.0
36) Iliff21.0
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary10.5
40) Lexington10.5
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary42.0
45) McCormick6030.2
63) Pittsburgh115.5
65) Princeton63.0
68) San Francisco168.0
69) Southeastern Baptist10.5
72) St Paul10.5
74) Trinity Evangelical10.5
77) United Theological MN10.5
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)199.5
81) Vanderbilt42.0
84) Western Theological Seminary10.5
99) Other115.5
Missing578 
TOTAL199100.0
120) [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 checked74996.4
1) Checked283.6
TOTAL777100.0
121) (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%
61) 13.6
65) 13.6
66) 13.6
67) 13.6
68) 13.6
69) 13.6
71) 13.6
72) 13.6
74) 13.6
75) 13.6
76) 13.6
77) 13.6
80) 13.6
81) 27.1
82) 13.6
85) 27.1
87) 27.1
88) 310.7
89) 13.6
91) 13.6
92) 27.1
97) 13.6
Missing749 
TOTAL28100.0
122) (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%
22) Dubuque13.7
23) Duke University311.1
57) NW Lutheran Theological Seminary13.7
65) Princeton27.4
68) San Francisco27.4
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)311.1
81) Vanderbilt13.7
88) Yale13.7
89) Emory13.7
99) Other1244.4
Missing750 
TOTAL27100.0
123) [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 checked75296.8
1) Checked253.2
TOTAL777100.0
124) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Please indicate the year in which you received all other degrees. 19__ (GROTHYR)
TOTAL%
55) 14.2
59) 14.2
61) 28.3
71) 14.2
72) 28.3
73) 14.2
75) 14.2
76) 14.2
77) 14.2
78) 14.2
79) 14.2
80) 28.3
81) 14.2
83) 14.2
85) 14.2
88) 14.2
90) 14.2
91) 14.2
92) 14.2
93) 14.2
96) 14.2
Missing753 
TOTAL24100.0
125) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Which PCUSA school awarded you any other degrees? (GROTHPC)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland14.2
12) Central Baptist14.2
45) McCormick14.2
59) Pacific Lutheran14.2
67) Regent14.2
68) San Francisco14.2
78) Union VA14.2
81) Vanderbilt14.2
99) Other1666.7
Missing753 
TOTAL24100.0
126) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school10.1
3) Some college50.7
4) College graduate44958.9
5) Some graduate work13718.0
6) Graduate degree17022.3
Missing15 
TOTAL762100.0
127) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation77699.9
3) Unemployed10.1
TOTAL777100.0
128) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry3890.5
4) Retired from active ministry49.5
Missing735 
TOTAL42100.0
129) (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-time65887.9
2) Part-time9112.1
Missing28 
TOTAL749100.0
130) (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) 88.2
2) 66.1
3) 22.0
6) 11.0
8) 22.0
10) 11.0
12) 11.0
15) 55.1
16) 11.0
20) 88.2
22) 11.0
24) 22.0
25) 1010.2
26) 22.0
29) 22.0
30) 1818.4
32) 22.0
33) 22.0
34) 11.0
35) 44.1
36) 22.0
37) 11.0
40) 66.1
42) 22.0
44) 11.0
45) 33.1
50) 22.0
55) 22.0
Missing679 
TOTAL98100.0
131) (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 pastor40054.1
2) Senior pastor14820.0
3) Assistant/Associate pastor11415.4
4) Co-pastor243.2
5) Stated or temporary supply162.2
6) Designated pastor40.5
7) Interim pastor233.1
8) Tentmaker20.3
9) Paid parish associate40.5
10) Other50.7
Missing37 
TOTAL740100.0
132) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG2)
TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor33.5
2) Senior pastor1821.2
3) Assistant/Associate pastor67.1
4) Co-Pastor22.4
5) Stated or temporary supply1922.4
6) Designated pastor78.2
7) Interim pastor2023.5
8) Tentmaker78.2
9) Paid parish associate11.2
10) Other22.4
Missing692 
TOTAL85100.0
133) (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) 70294.1
2) 445.9
Missing31 
TOTAL746100.0
134) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) How many congregations do you serve as pastor? (MANY2CNG)
TOTAL%
1) 24.2
2) 3879.2
3) 36.3
4) 36.3
6) 12.1
8) 12.1
Missing729 
TOTAL48100.0
135) (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) No3464.2
2) Yes1935.8
Missing724 
TOTAL53100.0
136) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more.) (MEMCLRGY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL743655.0631119
137) (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-time1719.5
2) Part-time7080.5
Missing690 
TOTAL87100.0
138) (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) 11.7
3) 11.7
4) 23.4
5) 11.7
6) 35.1
7) 23.4
8) 46.8
9) 11.7
10) 1016.9
11) 11.7
12) 46.8
14) 11.7
15) 58.5
16) 11.7
18) 23.4
20) 1322.0
29) 11.7
30) 58.5
35) 11.7
Missing718 
TOTAL59100.0
139) (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 institution2530.1
2) Chaplain1619.3
4) National staff or middle governing body staff1012.0
6) Professional pastoral counselor33.6
7) Other employment2934.9
Missing694 
TOTAL83100.0
140) (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 institution111.1
2) Chaplain111.1
6) Professional pastoral counselor333.3
7) Other employment444.4
Missing768 
TOTAL9100.0
141) (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) Military33.7
2) Civilian government22.4
3) Elementary, middle, or high school44.9
4) College or university1518.3
5) Seminary or other theological school67.3
6) Hospital or other medical facility89.8
7) Church/religious body1822.0
8) Other non-profit organization44.9
9) For-profit business1720.7
10) Other56.1
Missing695 
TOTAL82100.0
142) (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 university17.7
6) Hospital or other medical facility17.7
7) Church/religious body323.1
8) Other non-profit organization215.4
9) For-profit business430.8
10) Other215.4
Missing764 
TOTAL13100.0
143) (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) No5768.7
2) Yes2631.3
Missing694 
TOTAL83100.0
144) In general, how often are you bothered by stress in your job situation? (JOBSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never233.0
2) Less than once a week20727.0
3) Once or twice a week32242.0
4) Several days a week13417.5
5) Almost every day8010.4
Missing11 
TOTAL766100.0
145) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - an unsupportive session (EXTSESSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent131.8
2) Some extent638.6
3) A little21629.5
4) None42157.6
5) Not applicable/not sure182.5
Missing46 
TOTAL731100.0
146) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - an unsupportive congregation (EXTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent81.1
2) Some extent689.4
3) A little26236.1
4) None37551.7
5) Not applicable/not sure121.7
Missing52 
TOTAL725100.0
147) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - conflict with others in organization (EXTCNFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent446.0
2) Some extent12717.4
3) A little32644.8
4) None21129.0
5) Not applicable/not sure202.7
Missing49 
TOTAL728100.0
148) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - doing too many different things (EXTTHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent19326.3
2) Some extent27036.8
3) A little19726.9
4) None699.4
5) Not applicable/not sure40.5
Missing44 
TOTAL733100.0
149) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - feeling 'burned out' (EXTBURND)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent648.7
2) Some extent19326.4
3) A little27838.0
4) None18625.4
5) Not applicable/not sure111.5
Missing45 
TOTAL732100.0
150) 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 extent141.9
2) Some extent8311.4
3) A little21429.5
4) None40355.5
5) Not applicable/not sure121.7
Missing51 
TOTAL726100.0
151) 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 extent324.4
2) Some extent12517.1
3) A little27337.2
4) None29039.6
5) Not applicable/not sure131.8
Missing44 
TOTAL733100.0
152) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - having to make decisions (EXTDECSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent121.7
2) Some extent11616.0
3) A little30041.3
4) None28839.7
5) Not applicable/not sure101.4
Missing51 
TOTAL726100.0
153) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - having to meet deadlines (EXTDEDLN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent527.1
2) Some extent19827.0
3) A little30641.7
4) None16923.1
5) Not applicable/not sure81.1
Missing44 
TOTAL733100.0
154) 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 extent182.5
2) Some extent729.9
3) A little17223.6
4) None44961.5
5) Not applicable/not sure192.6
Missing47 
TOTAL730100.0
155) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - needing more time for myself (EXTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent15921.6
2) Some extent23331.7
3) A little24032.7
4) None9713.2
5) Not applicable/not sure60.8
Missing42 
TOTAL735100.0
156) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - not being paid well enough (EXTPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent669.0
2) Some extent16021.8
3) A little21429.1
4) None28638.9
5) Not applicable/not sure91.2
Missing42 
TOTAL735100.0
157) 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 extent13618.4
2) Some extent23531.7
3) A little23031.0
4) None11815.9
5) Not applicable/not sure223.0
Missing36 
TOTAL741100.0
158) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - experiencing sexual harassment (EXTHARSS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent20.3
2) Some extent60.8
3) A little172.3
4) None64288.4
5) Not applicable/not sure598.1
Missing51 
TOTAL726100.0
159) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - too many meetings (EXTMTNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent9012.2
2) Some extent23231.5
3) A little26235.5
4) None14419.5
5) Not applicable/not sure91.2
Missing40 
TOTAL737100.0
160) 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 extent375.0
2) Some extent14920.2
3) A little29139.5
4) None25334.3
5) Not applicable/not sure70.9
Missing40 
TOTAL737100.0
161) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - unrealistic expectations from others (EXTUNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent709.6
2) Some extent18024.7
3) A little27437.5
4) None19927.3
5) Not applicable/not sure71.0
Missing47 
TOTAL730100.0
162) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - working too many hours (EXTHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent17423.5
2) Some extent24633.2
3) A little22830.7
4) None8711.7
5) Not applicable/not sure70.9
Missing35 
TOTAL742100.0
163) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No46259.9
2) Yes30940.1
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
164) (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
TOTAL35729.17914
165) (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 checked68688.3
1) Checked9111.7
TOTAL777100.0
166) (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 checked75797.4
1) Checked202.6
TOTAL777100.0
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: Episcopalian (DENEPIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75997.7
1) Checked182.3
TOTAL777100.0
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: Friends (Quaker) (DENFRNDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77499.6
1) Checked30.4
TOTAL777100.0
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: Lutheran (DENLUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75497.0
1) Checked233.0
TOTAL777100.0
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: Methodist (DENMETH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69789.7
1) Checked8010.3
TOTAL777100.0
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: Reformed (DENRFRMD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75497.0
1) Checked233.0
TOTAL777100.0
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: Roman Catholic (DENROMAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75497.0
1) Checked233.0
TOTAL777100.0
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: United Church of Christ (DENUCC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74195.4
1) Checked364.6
TOTAL777100.0
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: Other (DENOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69489.3
1) Checked8310.7
TOTAL777100.0
175) 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) Baptist577.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)121.6
3) Episcopal91.2
4) Friends10.1
5) Lutheran172.2
6) Methodist506.6
7) Presbyterian49164.4
8) Reformed121.6
9) Roman Catholic212.8
10) United Church of Christ152.0
11) None182.4
12) Other547.1
99) More than one selected60.8
Missing14 
TOTAL763100.0
176) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never577.4
2) Less than once a year263.4
3) Once or twice a year526.7
4) Several times a year496.4
5) Once a month314.0
6) Two to three times a month506.5
7) Nearly every week11715.2
8) Every week36447.2
9) Don't know253.2
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
177) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never334.3
2) Less than once a year101.3
3) Once or twice a year405.3
4) Several times a year385.0
5) Once a month273.6
6) Two to three times a month618.0
7) Nearly every week15420.3
8) Every week39552.0
9) Don't know10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL759100.0
178) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative222.8
2) Conservative19625.4
3) Moderate34544.7
4) Liberal16821.8
5) Very liberal415.3
Missing5 
TOTAL772100.0
179) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) No11415.5
2) Yes55275.1
3) Not sure669.0
4) Other30.4
Missing42 
TOTAL735100.0
180) 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) No23832.2
2) Yes33945.9
3) Not sure16121.8
4) Other10.1
Missing38 
TOTAL739100.0
181) Code2 (CODE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL77730824.143505
182) Which statement best describes your view of the Bible? (Please choose only one) (BBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
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.445.7
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.39050.6
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.29838.7
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.364.7
9) More than one selected30.4
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
183) 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) Essential45858.9
2) Very important27735.6
3) Somewhat important405.1
4) Not at all important20.3
TOTAL777100.0
184) 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) Essential52667.7
2) Very important20526.4
3) Somewhat important435.5
4) Not at all important30.4
TOTAL777100.0
185) 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) Essential22829.4
2) Very important40552.2
3) Somewhat important14018.0
4) Not at all important30.4
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
186) 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) Essential32742.1
2) Very important41553.5
3) Somewhat important344.4
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
187) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential36046.6
2) Very important35946.5
3) Somewhat important506.5
4) Not at all important30.4
Missing5 
TOTAL772100.0
188) 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) Essential24832.0
2) Very important35746.1
3) Somewhat important16020.7
4) Not at all important91.2
Missing3 
TOTAL774100.0
189) 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) Essential54970.7
2) Very important22128.4
3) Somewhat important60.8
4) Not at all important10.1
TOTAL777100.0
190) 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 agree162.1
2) Agree516.6
3) Not sure293.8
4) Disagree37648.6
5) Strongly disagree30138.9
Missing4 
TOTAL773100.0
191) 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 agree81.0
2) Agree516.6
3) Not sure465.9
4) Disagree31040.1
5) Strongly disagree35946.4
Missing3 
TOTAL774100.0
192) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree61679.3
2) Agree13016.7
3) Not sure222.8
4) Disagree30.4
5) Strongly disagree60.8
TOTAL777100.0
193) 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 agree33843.7
2) Agree21928.3
3) Not sure698.9
4) Disagree11915.4
5) Strongly disagree293.7
Missing3 
TOTAL774100.0
194) 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 agree14318.5
2) Agree13116.9
3) Not sure18824.3
4) Disagree20025.8
5) Strongly disagree11214.5
Missing3 
TOTAL774100.0
195) 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 agree81.0
2) Agree172.2
3) Not sure111.4
4) Disagree27135.0
5) Strongly disagree46760.3
Missing3 
TOTAL774100.0
196) 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 agree81.0
2) Agree7710.0
3) Not sure344.4
4) Disagree43456.4
5) Strongly disagree21728.2
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
197) 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 agree38049.2
2) Agree38349.6
3) Not sure50.6
4) Disagree40.5
Missing5 
TOTAL772100.0
198) 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 agree60.8
2) Agree435.5
3) Not sure698.9
4) Disagree33843.6
5) Strongly disagree32041.2
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
199) 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 agree415.3
2) Agree13918.1
3) Not sure10413.5
4) Disagree26634.6
5) Strongly disagree21928.5
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
200) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19124.8
2) Agree25132.6
3) Not sure12916.8
4) Disagree14218.4
5) Strongly disagree577.4
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
201) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23830.9
2) Agree25533.1
3) Not sure15219.7
4) Disagree8911.6
5) Strongly disagree364.7
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
202) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus will return to the earth someday. (AGRETRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36046.8
2) Agree27736.0
3) Not sure8310.8
4) Disagree303.9
5) Strongly disagree192.5
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
203) Do you consider yourself a 'born-again' Christian? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) No25633.6
2) Yes45659.8
3) Not sure506.6
Missing15 
TOTAL762100.0
204) 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) Essential19324.9
2) Very important37948.8
3) Somewhat important19725.4
4) Not at all important70.9
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
205) 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) Essential28737.0
2) Very important39751.2
3) Somewhat important8611.1
4) Not at all important50.6
Missing2 
TOTAL775100.0
206) 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) Essential32742.1
2) Very important39851.3
3) Somewhat important516.6
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
207) 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) Essential17522.6
2) Very important38749.9
3) Somewhat important20025.8
4) Not at all important141.8
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
208) 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 un-churched to attend (PRIEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential23630.4
2) Very important38048.9
3) Somewhat important14718.9
4) Not at all important141.8
TOTAL777100.0
209) 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) Essential739.5
2) Very important16921.9
3) Somewhat important29438.1
4) Not at all important23630.6
Missing5 
TOTAL772100.0
210) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female13116.9
2) Male64683.1
TOTAL777100.0
211) What is your present age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
27) 10.1
28) 40.5
29) 30.4
30) 20.3
31) 40.5
32) 81.0
33) 172.2
34) 141.8
35) 91.2
36) 91.2
37) 131.7
38) 243.1
39) 283.7
40) 334.3
41) 222.9
42) 314.1
43) 324.2
44) 273.5
45) 253.3
46) 263.4
47) 263.4
48) 263.4
49) 324.2
50) 374.8
51) 192.5
52) 212.7
53) 253.3
54) 273.5
55) 162.1
56) 233.0
57) 131.7
58) 222.9
59) 212.7
60) 273.5
61) 273.5
62) 152.0
63) 121.6
64) 152.0
65) 81.0
66) 81.0
67) 40.5
68) 10.1
69) 20.3
70) 10.1
71) 20.3
72) 10.1
75) 10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL764100.0
212) 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 farm607.8
2) On a farm30.4
3) In a small city or town (under 50,00028036.4
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)10713.9
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city466.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000)10213.3
7) In a suburb near a large city17122.2
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
213) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married69889.9
2) Not married7810.1
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
214) (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 married4053.3
2) Yes, am now widowed810.7
3) Yes, am now divorced2634.7
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced11.3
Missing702 
TOTAL75100.0
215) 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%
14) 10.1
17) 30.4
18) 91.3
19) 182.5
20) 405.6
21) 9913.9
22) 9613.5
23) 10314.5
24) 7610.7
25) 659.2
26) 567.9
27) 314.4
28) 223.1
29) 152.1
30) 172.4
31) 111.5
32) 101.4
33) 81.1
34) 91.3
35) 20.3
36) 30.4
37) 20.3
38) 10.1
39) 20.3
40) 10.1
41) 20.3
42) 10.1
44) 30.4
47) 20.3
59) 10.1
72) 10.1
Missing67 
TOTAL710100.0
216) (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) No58283.4
2) Yes, was widowed60.9
3) Yes, was divorced11015.8
Missing79 
TOTAL698100.0
217) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time31144.7
2) Employed part time18526.6
3) Self-employed436.2
4) Unemployed223.2
5) Retired324.6
6) Full-time homemaker9313.4
7) Student81.1
8) Other20.3
Missing81 
TOTAL696100.0
218) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part time23.2
3) Self-employed2031.7
4) Unemployed23.2
5) Retired23.2
6) Full-time homemaker2031.7
7) Student1015.9
8) Other711.1
Missing714 
TOTAL63100.0
219) (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) None50.9
2) 210.2
3) 310.2
5) 540.7
6) 620.4
8) 840.7
9) 920.4
10) 10132.4
11) 1110.2
12) 1261.1
14) 1410.2
15) 15193.5
16) 16101.8
17) 1710.2
18) 1871.3
19) 1910.2
20) 20437.8
22) 2220.4
24) 24101.8
25) 25315.7
26) 2630.5
27) 2710.2
28) 2820.4
30) 30336.0
32) 3261.1
33) 3320.4
35) 35224.0
36) 3620.4
37) 3761.1
38) 3830.5
40) 4013123.9
42) 4261.1
43) 4310.2
44) 4430.5
45) 45386.9
46) 4610.2
48) 4840.7
50) 505910.8
55) 55152.7
56) 5610.2
57) 5720.4
58) 5810.2
60) 60356.4
65) 6520.4
70) 7030.5
80) 8010.2
99) 9910.2
Missing229 
TOTAL548100.0
220) (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) Baptist7611.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)121.7
3) Episcopalian263.8
4) Friends10.1
5) Lutheran426.1
6) Methodist8912.9
7) Presbyterian27039.2
8) Reformed152.2
9) Roman Catholic487.0
10) United Church of Christ223.2
11) None202.9
12) Other679.7
Missing89 
TOTAL688100.0
221) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.3
3) Episcopalian20.3
4) Friends10.2
5) Lutheran10.2
6) Methodist101.5
7) Presbyterian62194.1
8) Reformed20.3
9) Roman Catholic30.5
10) United Church of Christ20.3
11) None50.8
12) Other111.7
Missing117 
TOTAL660100.0
222) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.1
2) Less than once a year20.3
3) About once or twice a year40.6
4) Several times a year111.6
5) Once a month121.7
6) Two to three times a month365.2
7) Nearly every week12918.5
8) Every week50472.1
Missing78 
TOTAL699100.0
223) (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) Yes57382.2
2) No12417.8
Missing80 
TOTAL697100.0
224) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPSORDND)
TOTAL%
1) No63290.4
2) Yes679.6
Missing78 
TOTAL699100.0
225) (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 me1930.6
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation1625.8
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly23.2
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)34.8
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination34.8
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination34.8
7) Has a secular job or position711.3
8) Other914.5
Missing715 
TOTAL62100.0
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? (SPSCALL2)
TOTAL%
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination150.0
8) Other150.0
Missing775 
TOTAL2100.0
227) How many children do you have? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None12616.4
1) One9412.2
2) Two30139.1
3) Three17422.6
4) Four628.1
5) Five131.7
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
228) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No68188.3
2) Yes9011.7
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
229) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN) How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One5358.9
2) Two2831.1
3) Three66.7
4) Four22.2
6) Six11.1
Missing687 
TOTAL90100.0
230) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No66789.4
2) Yes7910.6
Missing31 
TOTAL746100.0
231) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN) How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One1620.3
2) Two3949.4
3) Three1620.3
4) Four78.9
5) Five11.3
Missing698 
TOTAL79100.0
232) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat41153.3
2) Independent14318.5
3) Republican20526.6
4) Other121.6
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
233) Which of these terms best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLITISS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative151.9
2) Conservative13116.9
3) Moderate33743.5
4) Liberal24131.1
5) Very liberal516.6
Missing2 
TOTAL775100.0
234) 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.668.5
2) Two of us30339.0
3) Three of us12916.6
4) Four of us18623.9
5) Five of us739.4
6) Six of us182.3
7) Seven or more of us20.3
TOTAL777100.0
235) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged under six years? (HOLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None10349.5
1) One7234.6
2) Two2813.5
3) Three52.4
Missing569 
TOTAL208100.0
236) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
TOTAL%
0) None9633.1
1) One10937.6
2) Two7325.2
3) Three124.1
Missing487 
TOTAL290100.0
237) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
TOTAL%
0) None9231.5
1) One14148.3
2) Two5318.2
3) Three62.1
Missing485 
TOTAL292100.0
238) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
TOTAL%
0) None10356.3
1) One6736.6
2) Two126.6
4) Four10.5
Missing594 
TOTAL183100.0
239) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged twenty-five and over? (HOLD25PL)
TOTAL%
1) One7810.1
2) Two65184.3
3) Three354.5
4) Four60.8
5) Five20.3
Missing5 
TOTAL772100.0
240) 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 alone628.1
2) A single parent, living with one or more children91.2
3) A married couple, no children in household28537.1
4) A married couple, living with one or more children38650.2
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household10.1
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children40.5
8) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with one or more children70.9
9) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), no children in household50.7
10) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), living with one or more children10.1
11) Some other arrangement91.2
Missing8 
TOTAL769100.0
241) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you628.0
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage425.4
3) Owned by you with a mortgage46259.7
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)20426.4
5) Other40.5
Missing3 
TOTAL774100.0
242) Where did you live approximately five years ago, in October 1991? (LIVE5YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Same home I live in now35245.4
2) A different home, but in the same county688.8
3) In a different county, but in the same state9512.2
4) In a different state25833.2
5) In a different country30.4
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
243) 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) None131.7
1) One18323.9
2) Two41754.5
3) Three9712.7
4) Four415.4
5) Five111.4
6) Six30.4
Missing12 
TOTAL765100.0
244) 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 $10,00010.1
2) $10,000 - $14,99910.1
3) $15,000 - $19,999141.8
4) $20,000 - $29,999516.6
5) $30,000 - $39,99912616.3
6) $40,000 - $49,99913116.9
7) $50,000 - $59,99913517.5
8) $60,000 - $69,99910213.2
9) $70,000 - $79,999729.3
10) $80,000 - $89,999526.7
11) $90,000 - $99,999314.0
12) $100,000 - $124,999334.3
13) $125,000 - $149,999111.4
14) $150,000 or more131.7
Missing4 
TOTAL773100.0
245) 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 earnings39050.4
2) 90-99% from earnings26334.0
3) 75-89% from earnings597.6
4) 50-74% from earnings374.8
5) 25-49% from earnings81.0
6) 1-24% from earnings141.8
7) None from earnings30.4
Missing3 
TOTAL774100.0
246) 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
TOTAL7533433.3253380
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 giving to a special capital campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church? (MONYCHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL493737.3751743
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 response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings--One Great Hour of Sharing, Witness, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy? (MONYMINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL689262.906383
249) 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) $013317.5
2) $1-$5012516.4
3) $51-$1009712.8
4) $101-$50019125.1
5) $501-$1,000749.7
6) $1,001-$2,000557.2
7) $2,001 or more8511.2
Missing17 
TOTAL760100.0
250) 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) $0324.2
2) $1-$5014418.8
3) $51-$10016121.1
4) $101-$50030139.4
5) $501-$1,0007910.3
6) $1,001-$2,000283.7
7) $2,001 or more192.5
Missing13 
TOTAL764100.0
251) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL75333.17818
252) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
TOTAL%
0) None58776.2
1) One11414.8
2) Two455.8
3) Three182.3
4) Four30.4
5) Five10.1
6) Six20.3
Missing7 
TOTAL770100.0
253) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
0) None30.4
1) 1324.1
2) 29211.9
3) 315920.5
4) 415620.1
5) 512616.2
6) 610313.3
7) 7476.1
8) 8293.7
9) 9131.7
10) 1091.2
11) 1150.6
13) 1310.1
16) 1610.1
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
254) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian74996.5
2) Black or African-American60.8
4) Asian or Pacific Islander141.8
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin30.4
6) Multiracial or biracial30.4
7) Some other race10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
255) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian or Alaskan native150.0
7) Some other race150.0
Missing775 
TOTAL2100.0
256) Region of Residence (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14118.1
2) Midwest25032.2
3) South26734.4
4) West11915.3
TOTAL777100.0
257) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female13116.9
2) Male64683.1
TOTAL777100.0
258) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married69889.9
2) Not married7810.1
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0
259) I-REGION: Region of Residence (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14118.1
2) Midwest25032.2
3) South26734.4
4) West11915.3
TOTAL777100.0
260) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat41153.3
2) Independent14318.5
3) Republican20526.6
4) Other121.6
Missing6 
TOTAL771100.0
261) I-FINCOME: 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-FINCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20K162.1
2) $20K - $49,99930839.8
3) $50K - $99,99939250.7
4) $100K +577.4
Missing4 
TOTAL773100.0
262) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 4013617.8
2) 40-4928036.6
3) 50-6432041.9
4) 65+283.7
Missing13 
TOTAL764100.0
263) I-RACE: What is your race or origin? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian74996.5
2) Black or African-American60.8
3) Other212.7
Missing1 
TOTAL776100.0