Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1998 - World Mission, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL105030848.19511
2) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - focused/scattered. (WMFOCUS)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely focused323.2
2) Mostly focused (but a little scattered)12812.6
3) More focused than scattered20119.9
4) Equal parts of focused and scattered26526.2
5) More scattered than focused25525.2
6) Mostly scattered (but a little focused)1009.9
7) Entirely scattered313.1
Missing38 
TOTAL1012100.0
3) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - something that young adults do/something that older adults do. (WMADULTS)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely something that young adults do10.1
2) Mostly something that young adults do (but a little something that older adults do)161.6
3) More something that young adults do than something that older adults do929.0
4) Equal parts of something that young adults do and something that older adults do58256.9
5) More something that older adults do than something that young adults do26225.6
6) Mostly something that older adults do (but a little something that young adults do)676.5
7) Entirely something that older adults do30.3
Missing27 
TOTAL1023100.0
4) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - progressive/out-dated. (WMPROGRS)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely progressive595.8
2) Mostly progressive (but a little out-dated)21821.4
3) More progressive than out-dated31130.5
4) Equal parts of progressive and out-dated21821.4
5) More out-dated than progressive15415.1
6) Mostly out-dated (but a little progressive)464.5
7) Entirely out-dated131.3
Missing31 
TOTAL1019100.0
5) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today- something that takes place in the U.S./something that takes place overseas (WMOVRSEA)
TOTAL%
2) Mostly something that takes place in the U.S. (but a little something that takes place overseas)171.7
3) More something that takes place in the U.S. than something that takes place overseas767.4
4) Equal parts of something that takes place in the U.S. and something that takes place overseas53151.9
5) More something that takes place overseas than something that takes place in the U.S.23523.0
6) Mostly something that takes place overseas (but a little something that takes place in the U.S.)14013.7
7) Entirely something that takes place overseas242.3
Missing27 
TOTAL1023100.0
6) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today- traditional/modern. (WMTRADTN)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely traditional141.4
2) Mostly traditional (but a little modern)777.6
3) More traditional than modern21521.2
4) Equal parts of traditional and modern36235.7
5) More modern than traditional26626.3
6) Mostly modern (but a little traditional)757.4
7) Entirely modern40.4
Missing37 
TOTAL1013100.0
7) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - carried out by Americans/carried out by citizens of other countries. (WMCITZNS)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely carried out by Americans20.2
2) Mostly carried out by Americans (but a little carried out by citizens of other countries)393.8
3) More carried out by Americans than carried out by citizens of other countries15314.9
4) Equal parts of carried out by Americans and carried out by citizens of other countries48947.6
5) More carried out by citizens of other countries than carried out by Americans25124.4
6) Mostly carried out by citizens of other countries (but a little carried out by Americans)878.5
7) Entirely carried out by citizens of other countries60.6
Missing23 
TOTAL1027100.0
8) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - stern/joyful. (WMSTERN)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely stern30.3
2) Mostly stern (but a little joyful)131.3
3) More stern than joyful717.0
4) Equal parts of stern and joyful15715.5
5) More joyful than stern35535.0
6) Mostly joyful (but a little stern)31631.2
7) Entirely joyful999.8
Missing36 
TOTAL1014100.0
9) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - something a specialist does/something a generalist does. (WMSPCLST)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely something a specialist does80.8
2) Mostly something a specialist does (but a little something a generalist does)11611.3
3) More something a specialist does than something a generalist does31230.4
4) Equal parts of something a specialist does and something a generalist does39138.1
5) More something a generalist does than something a specialist does14414.0
6) Mostly something a generalist does (but a little something a specialist does)504.9
7) Entirely something a generalist does40.4
Missing25 
TOTAL1025100.0
10) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - authoritarian/democratic. (WMDEMOCR)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely authoritarian50.5
2) Mostly authoritarian (but a little democratic)242.4
3) More authoritarian than democratic12912.8
4) Equal parts of authoritarian and democratic19219.1
5) More democratic than authoritarian33032.8
6) Mostly democratic (but a little authoritarian)26826.6
7) Entirely democratic585.8
Missing44 
TOTAL1006100.0
11) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - something that laity do/something that clergy do. (WMCLERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely something that laity do20.2
2) Mostly something that laity do (but a little something that clergy do)747.2
3) More something that laity do than something that clergy do24223.5
4) Equal parts of something that laity do and something that clergy do53752.2
5) More something that clergy do than something that laity do13713.3
6) Mostly something that clergy do (but a little something that laity do)313.0
7) Entirely something that clergy do50.5
Missing22 
TOTAL1028100.0
12) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - difficult to do/easy to do. (WMDIFCLT)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely difficult to do464.5
2) Mostly difficult to do (but a little easy to do)26526.0
3) More difficult to do than easy to do33933.2
4) Equal parts of difficult to do and easy to do28928.3
5) More easy to do than difficult to do626.1
6) Mostly easy to do (but a little difficult to do)171.7
7) Entirely easy to do20.2
Missing30 
TOTAL1020100.0
13) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - sharing the Gospel/sharing American culture. (WMGOSPEL)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely sharing the Gospel16416.1
2) Mostly sharing the Gospel (but a little sharing American culture)35635.0
3) More sharing the Gospel than sharing American culture27326.8
4) Equal parts of sharing the Gospel and sharing American culture13213.0
5) More sharing American culture than sharing the Gospel565.5
6) Mostly sharing American culture (but a little sharing the Gospel)333.2
7) Entirely sharing American culture40.4
Missing32 
TOTAL1018100.0
14) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - sacrificial/selfish. (WMSACRIF)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely sacrificial16516.2
2) Mostly sacrificial (but a little selfish)39538.8
3) More sacrificial than selfish27126.6
4) Equal parts of sacrificial and selfish13513.2
5) More selfish than sacrificial363.5
6) Mostly selfish (but a little sacrificial)151.5
7) Entirely selfish20.2
Missing31 
TOTAL1019100.0
15) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - contemptuous of other beliefs/respectful of other beliefs. (WMRESPCT)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely contemptuous of other beliefs90.9
2) Mostly contemptuous of other beliefs (but a little respectful of other beliefs)313.0
3) More contemptuous of other beliefs than respectful of other beliefs969.4
4) Equal parts of contemptuous of other beliefs and respectful of other beliefs16916.6
5) More respectful of other beliefs than contemptuous of other beliefs29829.2
6) Mostly respectful of other beliefs (but a little contemptuous of other beliefs)28828.2
7) Entirely respectful of other beliefs13012.7
Missing29 
TOTAL1021100.0
16) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - a special call/every Christian's call. (WMCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely a special call353.4
2) Mostly a special call (but a little every Christian's call)12211.9
3) More a special call than every Christian's call18418.0
4) Equal parts of a special call and every Christian's call24523.9
5) More every Christian's call than a special call15515.1
6) Mostly every Christian's call (but a little a special call)15014.6
7) Entirely every Christian's call13313.0
Missing26 
TOTAL1024100.0
17) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - sensitive to other cultures/indifferent to other cultures. (WMSENSTV)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely sensitive to other cultures16416.1
2) Mostly sensitive to other cultures (but a little indifferent to other cultures)36135.4
3) More sensitive to other cultures than indifferent to other cultures26726.2
4) Equal parts of sensitive to other cultures and indifferent to other cultures10910.7
5) More indifferent to other cultures than sensitive to other cultures858.3
6) Mostly indifferent to other cultures (but a little sensitive to other cultures)252.5
7) Entirely indifferent to other cultures90.9
Missing30 
TOTAL1020100.0
18) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - serving others/being served. (WMOTHERS)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely serving others22421.8
2) Mostly serving others (but a little being served)40139.0
3) More serving others than being served22822.2
4) Equal parts of serving others and being served14414.0
5) More being served than serving others232.2
6) Mostly being served (but a little serving others)40.4
7) Entirely being served40.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1028100.0
19) The following is a pair of alternative words or phrases that might be used to describe the world mission. For this pair, choose only one answer (the first term, the second term, or a combination of both) that best fits your image of world mission as it is today - controlling/enabling. (WMCONTRL)
TOTAL%
1) Entirely controlling40.4
2) Mostly controlling (but a little enabling)161.6
3) More controlling than enabling747.2
4) Equal parts of controlling and enabling14113.8
5) More enabling than controlling27126.5
6) Mostly enabling (but a little controlling)36235.4
7) Entirely enabling15515.2
Missing27 
TOTAL1023100.0
20) What percentage of the national-church budget of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) do you believe goes for mission work outside the U.S.? Please write in the number; if you "don't know," please estimate. (PRCTBUDG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL92021.83514
21) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: combating hunger and malnutrition (ACTHUNGR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential58656.2
2) Very important38536.9
3) Somewhat important666.3
4) Not too important50.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1042100.0
22) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: working for social justice (ACTJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential40939.3
2) Very important40038.4
3) Somewhat important19718.9
4) Not too important323.1
5) Not at all important30.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
23) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: combating poverty (ACTPOVRT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential42340.6
2) Very important45143.3
3) Somewhat important14614.0
4) Not too important201.9
5) Not at all important10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
24) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: teaching basic literacy (reading and writing) (ACTLITRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential38136.5
2) Very important51749.5
3) Somewhat important13512.9
4) Not too important111.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1044100.0
25) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: working for fundamental human rights (ACTHMNRT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential39738.2
2) Very important43541.9
3) Somewhat important17917.2
4) Not too important252.4
5) Not at all important20.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1038100.0
26) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: resolving conflicts between nations (ACTNATNS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential10410.0
2) Very important23622.7
3) Somewhat important43241.6
4) Not too important21220.4
5) Not at all important545.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1038100.0
27) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: resolving conflicts between racial and ethnic groups (ACTRACL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential17216.6
2) Very important43842.2
3) Somewhat important32931.7
4) Not too important858.2
5) Not at all important151.4
Missing11 
TOTAL1039100.0
28) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: fighting disease (ACTDIS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential37936.4
2) Very important48946.9
3) Somewhat important15615.0
4) Not too important171.6
5) Not at all important10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1042100.0
29) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: providing medical care (ACTMEDCR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential42040.2
2) Very important49447.3
3) Somewhat important12011.5
4) Not too important101.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1044100.0
30) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: leading people to faith in Jesus Christ (ACTFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Essential68866.0
2) Very important21220.3
3) Somewhat important10410.0
4) Not too important353.4
5) Not at all important40.4
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
31) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: providing spiritual guidance (ACTSPRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential57054.8
2) Very important32931.6
3) Somewhat important11911.4
4) Not too important201.9
5) Not at all important30.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
32) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: providing advanced education (ACTEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14814.2
2) Very important38637.1
3) Somewhat important40639.0
4) Not too important938.9
5) Not at all important70.7
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
33) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: promoting democracy (ACTDEMOC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential333.2
2) Very important13212.7
3) Somewhat important42140.4
4) Not too important35634.1
5) Not at all important1019.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
34) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: strengthening churches in other countries for their mission and service (ACTCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Essential51449.3
2) Very important41039.3
3) Somewhat important11010.5
4) Not too important70.7
5) Not at all important20.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
35) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: helping to equip U.S. congregations for world mission and service (ACTUSCHR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential35834.4
2) Very important45944.1
3) Somewhat important20119.3
4) Not too important191.8
5) Not at all important30.3
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
36) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: advocating for the poor and oppressed (ACTPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential36234.8
2) Very important43441.7
3) Somewhat important19618.8
4) Not too important434.1
5) Not at all important60.6
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
37) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: preserving the natural environment (ACTENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential19518.6
2) Very important36434.8
3) Somewhat important33031.5
4) Not too important13212.6
5) Not at all important252.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1046100.0
38) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: working to change public policy on behalf of the poor and oppressed (ACTPOLCY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential22821.9
2) Very important38637.1
3) Somewhat important31230.0
4) Not too important979.3
5) Not at all important171.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
39) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: helping others help themselves (ACTHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Essential50147.9
2) Very important43841.9
3) Somewhat important1039.8
4) Not too important40.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1046100.0
40) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: training evangelists (ACTEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential35634.2
2) Very important33432.1
3) Somewhat important23422.5
4) Not too important928.8
5) Not at all important242.3
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
41) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: training church leaders (ACTLEADR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential44142.3
2) Very important40038.4
3) Somewhat important16816.1
4) Not too important302.9
5) Not at all important40.4
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
42) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: resolving conflicts between faith groups (ACTGRPS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential11110.7
2) Very important32931.6
3) Somewhat important41640.0
4) Not too important16115.5
5) Not at all important242.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
43) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: helping the poor (ACTHPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential40438.7
2) Very important47845.8
3) Somewhat important13713.1
4) Not too important222.1
5) Not at all important20.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
44) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: promoting interfaith cooperation/dialogue (ACTINTRF)
TOTAL%
1) Essential16716.0
2) Very important35333.8
3) Somewhat important36535.0
4) Not too important12912.4
5) Not at all important292.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
45) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: listening and learning from the experiences of other cultures (ACTCULTR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential36935.4
2) Very important38236.7
3) Somewhat important22922.0
4) Not too important545.2
5) Not at all important80.8
Missing8 
TOTAL1042100.0
46) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: seeking to understand how other language and cultural groups interpret the Bible (ACTBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential33332.0
2) Very important42140.4
3) Somewhat important23222.3
4) Not too important474.5
5) Not at all important90.9
Missing8 
TOTAL1042100.0
47) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: receiving the gifts of Christian colleagues in other lands (ACTGIFTS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential31230.6
2) Very important40139.3
3) Somewhat important22922.4
4) Not too important676.6
5) Not at all important121.2
Missing29 
TOTAL1021100.0
48) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: providing opportunities to experience the transforming witness of the poor (ACTOPPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential26826.4
2) Very important39238.5
3) Somewhat important26626.2
4) Not too important787.7
5) Not at all important131.3
Missing33 
TOTAL1017100.0
49) There are many ways that the church can witness to our faith in Jesus Christ through world mission. What specific activities or tasks should the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) support as part of its world mission outreach? Rate each of the following activities as either an "essential," a "very important," a "somewhat important," a "not too important," or a "not at all important" part of the church's world mission: other (specify) (ACTOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Essential6975.0
2) Very important1213.0
3) Somewhat important66.5
4) Not too important22.2
5) Not at all important33.3
Missing958 
TOTAL92100.0
50) Which need would you want the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to make its most important (#1) world mission priority? Refer to the list in ACTHUNGR through ACTOTHER, and write the phrase here: (NEEDWM1)
TOTAL%
1) Combating hunger and malnutrition11811.5
2) Working for social justice575.6
3) Combating poverty121.2
4) Teaching basic literacy (reading and writing)141.4
5) Working for fundamental human rights403.9
6) Resolving conflicts between nations20.2
7) Resolving conflicts between racial and ethnic groups40.4
8) Fighting disease40.4
9) Providing medical care131.3
10) Leading people to faith in Jesus Christ44743.5
11) Providing spiritual guidance121.2
12) Providing advanced education40.4
13) Promoting democracy10.1
14) Strengthening churches in other countries for their mission and service12912.6
15) Helping equip U.S. congregations for world mission and service343.3
16) Advocating for the poor and oppressed80.8
17) Preserving the natural environment50.5
18) Working to change public policy on behalf of the poor and oppressed80.8
19) Helping others help themselves403.9
20) Training evangelists50.5
21) Training church leaders101.0
22) Resolving conflicts between faith groups30.3
23) Helping the poor80.8
24) Promoting interfaith cooperation40.4
25) Learning from other cultures191.9
26) Seeking to understand how other language and cultural groups interpret the Bible40.4
27) Receiving the gifts of Christian colleagues in other lands50.5
28) Providing opportunities to experience the transforming witness of the poor60.6
29) Other111.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1027100.0
51) Which need from ACTHUNGR through ACTOTHER would you want to have as the #2 priority of Presbyterian world mission? (NEEDWM2)
TOTAL%
1) Combating hunger14013.6
2) Working for social justice565.4
3) Combating poverty444.3
4) Teaching basic literacy282.7
5) Working for human rights504.9
6) Resolving conflicts between nations10.1
7) Resolving conflicts between races60.6
8) Fighting disease262.5
9) Providing medical care555.3
10) Leading people to faith787.6
11) Providing spiritual guidance807.8
12) Providing advanced education40.4
13) Promoting democracy30.3
14) Strengthening churches in other countries12912.5
15) Helping equip U.S. congregations686.6
16) Advocating for the poor121.2
17) Preserving natural environment80.8
18) Working to change public policy90.9
19) Helping others help themselves525.0
20) Training evangelists484.7
21) Training church leaders575.5
22) Resolving conflicts between faiths70.7
23) Helping the poor40.4
24) Promoting interfaith cooperation121.2
25) Learning from other cultures191.8
26) Seeking to understand how other language and cultural groups interpret the Bible101.0
27) Receiving gifts of Christian colleagues80.8
28) Experience transforming witness of the poor60.6
29) Other101.0
Missing20 
TOTAL1030100.0
52) Which need from ACTHUNGR through ACTOTHER would you want to have as the #3 priority of Presbyterian world mission? (NEEDWM3)
TOTAL%
1) Combating hunger918.9
2) Working for social justice545.3
3) Combating poverty474.6
4) Teaching basic literacy444.3
5) Working for human rights484.7
6) Resolving conflicts between nations20.2
7) Resolving conflicts between races90.9
8) Fighting disease252.4
9) Providing medical care928.9
10) Leading people to faith575.5
11) Providing spiritual guidance434.2
12) Providing advanced education141.4
14) Strengthening churches in other countries716.9
15) Helping equip U.S. congregations656.3
16) Advocating for the poor282.7
17) Preserving natural environment171.7
18) Working to change public policy201.9
19) Helping others help themselves686.6
20) Training evangelists494.8
21) Training church leaders716.9
22) Resolving conflicts between faiths131.3
23) Helping the poor90.9
24) Promoting interfaith cooperation141.4
25) Learning from other cultures242.3
26) Understand how other groups interpret the Bible151.5
27) Receiving gifts of Christian colleagues161.6
28) Experience transforming witness of the poor121.2
29) Other101.0
Missing22 
TOTAL1028100.0
53) Which need from ACTHUNGR through ACTOTHER would you want to have as the #4 priority of Presbyterian world mission? (NEEDWM4)
TOTAL%
1) Combating hunger575.6
2) Working for social justice484.7
3) Combating poverty353.4
4) Teaching basic literacy515.0
5) Working for human rights494.8
6) Resolving conflicts between nations30.3
7) Resolving conflicts between races121.2
8) Fighting disease232.2
9) Providing medical care616.0
10) Leading people to faith444.3
11) Providing spiritual guidance575.6
12) Providing advanced education151.5
13) Promoting democracy20.2
14) Strengthening churches in other countries686.6
15) Helping equip U.S. congregations757.3
16) Advocating for the poor262.5
17) Preserving natural environment171.7
18) Working to change public policy292.8
19) Helping others help themselves696.7
20) Training evangelists434.2
21) Training church leaders737.1
22) Resolving conflicts between faiths171.7
23) Helping the poor252.4
24) Promoting interfaith cooperation131.3
25) Learning from other cultures464.5
26) Understand how other groups interpret the Bible212.1
27) Receiving gifts of Christian colleagues171.7
28) Experience transforming witness of the poor242.3
29) Other30.3
Missing27 
TOTAL1023100.0
54) In the last two years, has your congregation: had one or more sermons on world mission? (YR2SERMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25624.4
1) Checked79475.6
TOTAL1050100.0
55) In the last two years, has your congregation: had world mission as a special theme or topic for a Sunday worship service? (YR2THEME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42340.3
1) Checked62759.7
TOTAL1050100.0
56) In the last two years, has your congregation: had a current or former world mission worker to speak or preach? (YR2WRKR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36534.8
1) Checked68565.2
TOTAL1050100.0
57) In the last two years, has your congregation: had a church school class or other group that made a special study of world mission? (YR2CLASS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63060.0
1) Checked42040.0
TOTAL1050100.0
58) In the last two years, has your congregation: hosted a colleague in ministry from outside the U.S. for three or more weeks (e.g., through "Mission to the USA" or another program?) (YR2NOTUS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93689.1
1) Checked11410.9
TOTAL1050100.0
59) In the last two years, has your congregation: had a regular or ongoing committee concerned with world mission? (YR2COMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49947.5
1) Checked55152.5
TOTAL1050100.0
60) In the last two years, has your congregation: had a group of members travel to a site outside the U.S. for brief mission learning or service? (YR2TRVLG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68164.9
1) Checked36935.1
TOTAL1050100.0
61) In the last two years, has your congregation: had one or more individual members travel to a site outside the U.S. for brief mission learning or service? (YR2TRVL1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52650.1
1) Checked52449.9
TOTAL1050100.0
62) In the last two years, has your congregation: been involved in mission through the presbytery's international partnership? (YR2INTL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73570.0
1) Checked31530.0
TOTAL1050100.0
63) In the last two years, has your congregation: had a continuing church-to-church relationship with a congregation outside the U.S.? (YR2CHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85281.1
1) Checked19818.9
TOTAL1050100.0
64) In the last two years, has your congregation: helped with refugee resettlement in your community? (YR2REFUG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86882.7
1) Checked18217.3
TOTAL1050100.0
65) In the last two years, has your congregation: ministered to immigrant groups in your community? (YR2IMMIG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83579.5
1) Checked21520.5
TOTAL1050100.0
66) In the last two years, has your congregation: sponsored a program to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) for your community? (YR2ESL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked94489.9
1) Checked10610.1
TOTAL1050100.0
67) In the last two years, has your congregation: ministered to international students in the U.S.? (YR2STDNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81177.2
1) Checked23922.8
TOTAL1050100.0
68) In the last two years, has your congregation: ministered to migrant workers in the U.S.? (YR2MIGWK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92588.1
1) Checked12511.9
TOTAL1050100.0
69) In the last two years, has your congregation: advocated public policy on global or international issues? (YR2POLCY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88684.4
1) Checked16415.6
TOTAL1050100.0
70) In the last two years, has your congregation: received regular correspondence from a world mission worker? (YR2CORRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51449.0
1) Checked53651.0
TOTAL1050100.0
71) In the last two years, has your congregation: given financial support to a specific person serving in world mission? (YR2FINAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46544.3
1) Checked58555.7
TOTAL1050100.0
72) In the last two years, has your congregation: prayed for and/or corresponded with a person serving in world mission? (YR2PRAYD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42840.8
1) Checked62259.2
TOTAL1050100.0
73) In the last two years, has your congregation: used the Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study in congregational worship or prayer life? (YR2YRBK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44041.9
1) Checked60958.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1049100.0
74) Over the last five years, has your church's involvement in world mission (as indicated by the activities in YR2SRMN through YR2YRBK): (YR5INVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Increased46345.8
2) Decreased565.5
3) Stayed about the same41741.3
4) Don't know747.3
Missing40 
TOTAL1010100.0
75) In general, does your church regularly include world mission concerns in its worship and educational programs? (REGINCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always16416.3
2) Yes, usually30730.4
3) Yes, sometimes37637.3
4) Yes, rarely14414.3
5) No, never181.8
Missing41 
TOTAL1009100.0
76) In the last five years, has anyone from your church (including you) served as a mission worker outside the U.S.? (YR5MSSN)
TOTAL%
1) No54554.1
2) Yes38037.7
3) Don't know828.1
Missing43 
TOTAL1007100.0
77) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YR5MSSN) If anyone from your church (including you) has served as a mission worker outside the U.S. in the last five years, how many people have done so? (YESMSSN)
TOTAL%
1) 8424.3
2) 6919.9
3) 298.4
4) 246.9
5) 195.5
6) 154.3
7) 41.2
8) 30.9
9) 51.4
10) 92.6
11) 51.4
12) 92.6
13) 10.3
15) 41.2
16) 10.3
17) 10.3
18) 10.3
19) 10.3
20) 113.2
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
23) 20.6
25) 61.7
27) 10.3
28) 10.3
30) 41.2
32) 10.3
35) 41.2
40) 72.0
41) 10.3
46) 10.3
48) 10.3
50) 20.6
52) 20.6
60) 20.6
65) 10.3
75) 10.3
82) 10.3
100) 30.9
101) 10.3
105) 20.6
125) 10.3
175) 10.3
200) 10.3
245) 10.3
300) 10.3
Missing704 
TOTAL346100.0
78) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YR5MSSN) How many members are (were) on assignment for: three months or less? (YES3MO)
TOTAL%
1) 5724.9
2) 4017.5
3) 229.6
4) 156.6
5) 83.5
6) 62.6
7) 20.9
8) 31.3
9) 20.9
10) 73.1
11) 31.3
12) 83.5
13) 10.4
15) 31.3
16) 10.4
17) 10.4
18) 10.4
19) 10.4
20) 41.7
22) 31.3
23) 20.9
25) 62.6
27) 10.4
28) 10.4
29) 10.4
34) 20.9
35) 20.9
40) 73.1
41) 10.4
50) 20.9
58) 10.4
59) 10.4
60) 10.4
65) 10.4
74) 10.4
75) 10.4
98) 10.4
100) 41.7
103) 10.4
174) 10.4
200) 10.4
220) 10.4
300) 10.4
Missing821 
TOTAL229100.0
79) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YR5MSSN) How many members are (were) on assignment for: four to twelve months? (YES4TO12)
TOTAL%
1) 4750.0
2) 2526.6
3) 66.4
4) 44.3
5) 55.3
6) 33.2
10) 11.1
15) 22.1
50) 11.1
Missing956 
TOTAL94100.0
80) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YR5MSSN) How many members are (were) on assignment for: more than a year? (YESYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) 4640.7
2) 3329.2
3) 76.2
4) 65.3
5) 54.4
6) 54.4
8) 21.8
10) 43.5
11) 10.9
12) 10.9
16) 10.9
20) 10.9
23) 10.9
Missing937 
TOTAL113100.0
81) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YR5MSSN) How many members are (were) on assignment for: don't know (YESDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104599.5
1) Checked50.5
TOTAL1050100.0
82) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YR5MSSN) How many members serve(d): through the Worldwide Ministries Division of the PCUSA? (YESWMD)
TOTAL%
0) 75.1
1) 4936.0
2) 4130.1
3) 139.6
4) 53.7
5) 53.7
6) 42.9
7) 10.7
9) 10.7
15) 21.5
20) 21.5
25) 32.2
70) 10.7
82) 10.7
365) 10.7
Missing914 
TOTAL136100.0
83) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YR5MSSN) How many members serve(d): through other denominations or independent mission agencies? (YESDENOM)
TOTAL%
0) 10.6
1) 5031.8
2) 4327.4
3) 159.6
4) 85.1
5) 53.2
6) 85.1
7) 10.6
8) 21.3
10) 31.9
11) 10.6
12) 10.6
13) 10.6
15) 21.3
18) 21.3
19) 21.3
20) 21.3
24) 10.6
25) 10.6
28) 10.6
29) 10.6
34) 10.6
47) 10.6
52) 10.6
200) 10.6
220) 10.6
500) 10.6
Missing893 
TOTAL157100.0
84) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YR5MSSN) How many members serve(d): through direct arrangements made by your church? (YESARRNG)
TOTAL%
0) None10.9
1) 1815.7
2) 1714.8
3) 65.2
4) 54.3
5) 54.3
6) 54.3
7) 32.6
8) 21.7
9) 21.7
10) 54.3
12) 43.5
13) 10.9
15) 32.6
16) 21.7
17) 10.9
19) 10.9
20) 87.0
22) 10.9
23) 21.7
25) 21.7
26) 10.9
30) 10.9
34) 10.9
35) 32.6
38) 10.9
40) 21.7
41) 10.9
48) 10.9
60) 10.9
65) 10.9
95) 10.9
100) 32.6
103) 10.9
105) 10.9
170) 10.9
200) 10.9
Missing935 
TOTAL115100.0
85) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YR5MSSN) How many members serve(d): don't know (YESSRVDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked103198.2
1) Checked191.8
TOTAL1050100.0
86) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Commitment to Share the Good News (FAMNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar403.9
2) Generally familiar828.1
3) Somewhat familiar13513.3
4) Only a little familiar19519.2
5) Not at all familiar56355.5
Missing35 
TOTAL1015100.0
87) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? International Peacemakers (FAMPCMKR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar807.8
2) Generally familiar15315.0
3) Somewhat familiar18317.9
4) Only a little familiar26025.4
5) Not at all familiar34733.9
Missing27 
TOTAL1023100.0
88) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? International Travel/Study Seminars (FAMTRVL)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar989.6
2) Generally familiar23823.3
3) Somewhat familiar27527.0
4) Only a little familiar22622.2
5) Not at all familiar18317.9
Missing30 
TOTAL1020100.0
89) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? International Mission Trips (FAMTRIPS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar979.5
2) Generally familiar24624.0
3) Somewhat familiar29929.2
4) Only a little familiar21621.1
5) Not at all familiar16516.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1023100.0
90) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Mission to the USA (FAMUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar696.8
2) Generally familiar15515.3
3) Somewhat familiar22922.6
4) Only a little familiar20119.8
5) Not at all familiar36135.6
Missing35 
TOTAL1015100.0
91) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Mission Connections Program (formerly the Missionary Correspondence Program) (FAMMCP)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar585.8
2) Generally familiar10910.8
3) Somewhat familiar17016.9
4) Only a little familiar19819.7
5) Not at all familiar47146.8
Missing44 
TOTAL1006100.0
92) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Mission Volunteers (FAMVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar18017.6
2) Generally familiar33733.0
3) Somewhat familiar25224.7
4) Only a little familiar13913.6
5) Not at all familiar11411.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1022100.0
93) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Personal Interest Program (FAMPRSNL)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar999.9
2) Generally familiar13313.3
3) Somewhat familiar13213.2
4) Only a little familiar15115.1
5) Not at all familiar48548.5
Missing50 
TOTAL1000100.0
94) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (formerly Presbyterian World Service) (FAMDISAS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar35334.7
2) Generally familiar41440.7
3) Somewhat familiar16416.1
4) Only a little familiar464.5
5) Not at all familiar403.9
Missing33 
TOTAL1017100.0
95) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Presbyterian Hunger Program (FAMHUNGR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar43142.4
2) Generally familiar34934.3
3) Somewhat familiar14714.5
4) Only a little familiar515.0
5) Not at all familiar393.8
Missing33 
TOTAL1017100.0
96) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Presbytery International Partnership Program (FAMPRTNR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar10110.0
2) Generally familiar15615.4
3) Somewhat familiar21321.1
4) Only a little familiar21221.0
5) Not at all familiar32932.5
Missing39 
TOTAL1011100.0
97) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Self Development of People (FAMDEVLP)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar33132.3
2) Generally familiar30029.2
3) Somewhat familiar19719.2
4) Only a little familiar10610.3
5) Not at all familiar929.0
Missing24 
TOTAL1026100.0
98) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Year with Africa (FAMYRAF)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar21721.2
2) Generally familiar29228.5
3) Somewhat familiar22421.9
4) Only a little familiar13913.6
5) Not at all familiar15114.8
Missing27 
TOTAL1023100.0
99) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Year with Latin Americans (FAMYRLA)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar22021.6
2) Generally familiar29529.0
3) Somewhat familiar20720.4
4) Only a little familiar15214.9
5) Not at all familiar14314.1
Missing33 
TOTAL1017100.0
100) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Medical Benevolence Foundation (FAMMEDCL)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar25124.7
2) Generally familiar27927.5
3) Somewhat familiar19619.3
4) Only a little familiar12011.8
5) Not at all familiar17016.7
Missing34 
TOTAL1016100.0
101) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? The Outreach Foundation (FAMOUTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar19719.4
2) Generally familiar26526.1
3) Somewhat familiar20019.7
4) Only a little familiar13613.4
5) Not at all familiar21721.4
Missing35 
TOTAL1015100.0
102) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship (FAMPFFEL)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar13813.6
2) Generally familiar15715.5
3) Somewhat familiar17417.1
4) Only a little familiar18718.4
5) Not at all familiar35935.4
Missing35 
TOTAL1015100.0
103) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? World Vision (FAMWVISN)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar21821.3
2) Generally familiar27827.2
3) Somewhat familiar22121.6
4) Only a little familiar17817.4
5) Not at all familiar12712.4
Missing28 
TOTAL1022100.0
104) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Wycliffe (FAMWYCLF)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar18318.0
2) Generally familiar23523.1
3) Somewhat familiar21220.8
4) Only a little familiar19919.5
5) Not at all familiar19018.6
Missing31 
TOTAL1019100.0
105) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Youth With a Mission (YWAM) (FAMYWAM)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar888.7
2) Generally familiar14013.8
3) Somewhat familiar12712.5
4) Only a little familiar18017.8
5) Not at all familiar47847.2
Missing37 
TOTAL1013100.0
106) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Witness for Peace (FAMWITNS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar737.2
2) Generally familiar10410.3
3) Somewhat familiar15115.0
4) Only a little familiar20420.2
5) Not at all familiar47747.3
Missing41 
TOTAL1009100.0
107) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Habitat for Humanity (FAMHABIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar70068.0
2) Generally familiar25925.2
3) Somewhat familiar535.2
4) Only a little familiar90.9
5) Not at all familiar80.8
Missing21 
TOTAL1029100.0
108) How familiar are you with the following agency or program concerned with world mission? Frontiers (FAMFRONT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar535.2
2) Generally familiar565.5
3) Somewhat familiar11511.4
4) Only a little familiar16916.7
5) Not at all familiar61861.1
Missing39 
TOTAL1011100.0
109) Other than Shared Mission Support and the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering, has your congregation contributed directly to any of the specific programs listed in FAMNEWS-FAMFRONT during the past two years? (CNTRBUTE)
TOTAL%
1) No25926.1
2) Yes57658.0
3) Don't know15815.9
Missing57 
TOTAL993100.0
110) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (First program supported) (CONGPR1)
TOTAL%
1) Commitment to Share the Good News40.7
2) International Peacemakers213.7
3) International Travel/Study Seminars152.7
4) International Mission Trips132.3
5) Mission to the USA61.1
6) Mission Connections Program (formerly the Missionary Correspondence Program)20.4
7) Mission Volunteers223.9
8) Personal Interest Program183.2
9) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (formerly Presbyterian World Service)10919.4
10) Presbyterian Hunger Program6611.7
11) Presbyterian International Partnership Program61.1
12) Self Development of People71.2
13) Year with Africa71.2
14) Year with Latin Americans20.4
15) Medical Benevolence Foundation6010.7
16) The Outreach Foundation122.1
17) Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship132.3
18) World Vision274.8
19) Wycliffe244.3
20) Youth With a Mission40.7
21) Witness for Peace10.2
22) Habitat for Humanity12021.4
23) Frontiers30.5
Missing488 
TOTAL562100.0
111) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Second program supported) (CONGPR2)
TOTAL%
2) International Peacemakers51.2
3) International Travel/Study Seminars92.1
4) International Mission Trips102.3
5) Mission to the USA20.5
6) Mission Connections Program (formerly the Missionary Correspondence Program)10.2
7) Mission Volunteers102.3
8) Personal Interest Program61.4
9) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (formerly Presbyterian World Service)4310.1
10) Presbyterian Hunger Program8119.0
11) Presbyterian International Partnership Program51.2
12) Self Development of People235.4
13) Year with Africa51.2
14) Year with Latin Americans112.6
15) Medical Benevolence Foundation296.8
16) The Outreach Foundation317.3
17) Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship81.9
18) World Vision245.6
19) Wycliffe204.7
20) Youth With a Mission71.6
21) Witness for Peace30.7
22) Habitat for Humanity9221.5
23) Frontiers20.5
Missing623 
TOTAL427100.0
112) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Third program supported) (CONGPR3)
TOTAL%
2) International Peacemakers10.3
3) International Travel/Study Seminars10.3
4) International Mission Trips41.3
5) Mission to the USA10.3
6) Mission Connections Program (formerly the Missionary Correspondence Program)41.3
7) Mission Volunteers41.3
8) Personal Interest Program41.3
9) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (formerly Presbyterian World Service)248.1
10) Presbyterian Hunger Program4113.8
11) Presbyterian International Partnership Program62.0
12) Self Development of People3010.1
13) Year with Africa144.7
14) Year with Latin Americans20.7
15) Medical Benevolence Foundation3010.1
16) The Outreach Foundation134.4
17) Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship186.1
18) World Vision155.1
19) Wycliffe113.7
20) Youth With a Mission62.0
21) Witness for Peace31.0
22) Habitat for Humanity6421.5
23) Frontiers10.3
Missing753 
TOTAL297100.0
113) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Fourth program supported) (CONGPR4)
TOTAL%
2) International Peacemakers10.5
4) International Mission Trips10.5
7) Mission Volunteers52.7
8) Personal Interest Program31.6
9) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (formerly Presbyterian World Service)189.9
10) Presbyterian Hunger Program137.1
11) Presbyterian International Partnership Program31.6
12) Self Development of People137.1
13) Year with Africa105.5
14) Year with Latin Americans84.4
15) Medical Benevolence Foundation158.2
16) The Outreach Foundation84.4
17) Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship42.2
18) World Vision158.2
19) Wycliffe168.8
20) Youth With a Mission21.1
21) Witness for Peace10.5
22) Habitat for Humanity4223.1
23) Frontiers42.2
Missing868 
TOTAL182100.0
114) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Fifth program supported) (CONGPR5)
TOTAL%
2) International Peacemakers10.9
7) Mission Volunteers10.9
9) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (formerly Presbyterian World Service)87.4
10) Presbyterian Hunger Program76.5
11) Presbyterian International Partnership Program10.9
12) Self Development of People43.7
13) Year with Africa32.8
14) Year with Latin Americans76.5
15) Medical Benevolence Foundation1110.2
16) The Outreach Foundation87.4
17) Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship54.6
18) World Vision87.4
19) Wycliffe65.6
20) Youth With a Mission10.9
21) Witness for Peace10.9
22) Habitat for Humanity3330.6
23) Frontiers32.8
Missing942 
TOTAL108100.0
115) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Sixth program supported) (CONGPR6)
TOTAL%
4) International Mission Trips23.3
9) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (formerly Presbyterian World Service)11.6
10) Presbyterian Hunger Program46.6
11) Presbyterian International Partnership Program11.6
12) Self Development of People34.9
13) Year with Africa34.9
14) Year with Latin Americans11.6
15) Medical Benevolence Foundation46.6
16) The Outreach Foundation46.6
17) Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship58.2
18) World Vision58.2
19) Wycliffe813.1
20) Youth With a Mission11.6
21) Witness for Peace11.6
22) Habitat for Humanity1524.6
23) Frontiers34.9
Missing989 
TOTAL61100.0
116) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Seventh program supported) (CONGPR7)
TOTAL%
12) Self Development of People12.8
13) Year with Africa513.9
14) Year with Latin Americans25.6
16) The Outreach Foundation38.3
17) Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship25.6
18) World Vision38.3
19) Wycliffe411.1
20) Youth With a Mission12.8
21) Witness for Peace12.8
22) Habitat for Humanity1336.1
23) Frontiers12.8
Missing1014 
TOTAL36100.0
117) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Eighth program supported) (CONGPR8)
TOTAL%
14) Year with Latin Americans315.0
15) Medical Benevolence Foundation15.0
16) The Outreach Foundation15.0
17) Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship15.0
18) World Vision210.0
19) Wycliffe210.0
21) Witness for Peace15.0
22) Habitat for Humanity945.0
Missing1030 
TOTAL20100.0
118) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Ninth program supported) (CONGPR9)
TOTAL%
15) Medical Benevolence Foundation110.0
17) Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship110.0
18) World Vision110.0
19) Wycliffe220.0
20) Youth With a Mission110.0
22) Habitat for Humanity330.0
23) Frontiers110.0
Missing1040 
TOTAL10100.0
119) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Tenth program supported) (CONGPR10)
TOTAL%
14) Year with Latin Americans114.3
18) World Vision114.3
19) Wycliffe228.6
22) Habitat for Humanity342.9
Missing1043 
TOTAL7100.0
120) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Eleventh program supported) (CONGPR11)
TOTAL%
16) The Outreach Foundation125.0
20) Youth With a Mission250.0
22) Habitat for Humanity125.0
Missing1046 
TOTAL4100.0
121) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Twelfth program supported) (CONGPR12)
TOTAL%
22) Habitat for Humanity2100.0
Missing1048 
TOTAL2100.0
122) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO CNTRBUTE) Write the number of each program supported (from FAMNEWS to FAMFRONT) on the line below: (Thirteenth program supported) (CONGPR13)
TOTAL%
23) Frontiers2100.0
Missing1048 
TOTAL2100.0
123) Has your congregation contributed directly to any other mission workers or programs (other than those listed in FAMNEWS-FAMFRONT) during the past two years? (CONGMONY)
TOTAL%
1) No33133.5
2) Yes47347.8
3) Don't know18518.7
Missing61 
TOTAL989100.0
124) Have you or has anyone in your household directly supported a mission worker or program in the last two years? (HOMEMONY)
TOTAL%
1) No63662.7
2) Yes37937.3
Missing35 
TOTAL1015100.0
125) In the last two years, have you attended a seminar, conference, worship service or other church-related or church-sponsored meeting at which a person in world mission service was the primary speaker? (WMSPEAKR)
TOTAL%
1) No31931.1
2) Yes70668.9
Missing25 
TOTAL1025100.0
126) Do you personally know one or more persons who are (or have been) in mission service outside the U.S.? (MISSNOUT)
TOTAL%
1) No666.3
2) Yes97893.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1044100.0
127) Have you personally ever served in mission outside the U.S.? (YOUMISSN)
TOTAL%
1) No77073.7
2) Yes27526.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1045100.0
128) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO YOUMISSN) In what capacity did you serve in mission outside the U.S.? Were you: (HOWMISSN)
TOTAL%
1) Paid4218.7
2) A volunteer15167.1
3) Short term (three months or less)3013.3
4) Longer term (more than three months)20.9
Missing825 
TOTAL225100.0
129) How interested are you in becoming more personally involved in world mission (e.g., through correspondence, financial gifts, mission trips or exchanges, etc.)? (PERSINVL)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely interested24423.6
2) Generally interested32831.7
3) Somewhat interested29528.5
4) Not very interested13112.7
5) Not at all interested363.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1034100.0
130) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries? - opportunities for mission trips to other countries (IMPTRIP)
TOTAL%
1) Essential28227.2
2) Very important50348.6
3) Somewhat important21420.7
4) Not too important313.0
5) Not at all important60.6
Missing14 
TOTAL1036100.0
131) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries? - briefings about the church in other countries (IMPCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Essential21921.2
2) Very important56254.3
3) Somewhat important22721.9
4) Not too important232.2
5) Not at all important40.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1035100.0
132) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries? - briefings about ways to spend mission dollars (IMPMONY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential19018.5
2) Very important50549.1
3) Somewhat important28027.2
4) Not too important424.1
5) Not at all important111.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1028100.0
133) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries? - personal contacts with PCUSA mission personnel (IMPCNTCT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential40339.0
2) Very important43542.1
3) Somewhat important16015.5
4) Not too important313.0
5) Not at all important50.5
Missing16 
TOTAL1034100.0
134) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries? - mission education resources, including theology (IMPEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential21821.1
2) Very important45844.4
3) Somewhat important27927.1
4) Not too important666.4
5) Not at all important101.0
Missing19 
TOTAL1031100.0
135) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries? - a global mission magazine (IMPMAGZN)
TOTAL%
1) Essential868.3
2) Very important27927.1
3) Somewhat important40639.4
4) Not too important21921.3
5) Not at all important403.9
Missing20 
TOTAL1030100.0
136) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries? - reports about the impact of PCUSA mission around the world (IMPREPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential31030.0
2) Very important47045.5
3) Somewhat important21220.5
4) Not too important353.4
5) Not at all important60.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
137) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries?- assessment and placement of mission personnel (IMPPRSNL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential27927.1
2) Very important40539.4
3) Somewhat important23823.1
4) Not too important908.7
5) Not at all important171.7
Missing21 
TOTAL1029100.0
138) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries? - promotion of opportunities to serve internationally (IMPOPPRT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential30529.5
2) Very important47546.0
3) Somewhat important22121.4
4) Not too important292.8
5) Not at all important30.3
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
139) How important is it for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) through its Worldwide Ministries Division to provide the following mission-related service or program for our congregations and presbyteries? - people-to-people exchanges (IMPEXCNG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential28727.9
2) Very important47546.1
3) Somewhat important22221.6
4) Not too important414.0
5) Not at all important50.5
Missing20 
TOTAL1030100.0
140) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - nationalism and conflict based on religion and ethnicity (RELIG21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all40539.3
2) A little47345.9
3) A moderate extent13312.9
4) A great extent171.7
5) A very great extent20.2
Missing20 
TOTAL1030100.0
141) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the growing racial-ethnic diversity of the U.S. population (DVRSTY21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all17817.4
2) A little40339.3
3) A moderate extent34834.0
4) A great extent817.9
5) A very great extent151.5
Missing25 
TOTAL1025100.0
142) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the dramatic growth of the church in developing countries (e.g., Cuba, Sudan, Ethiopia, and China) (GROWTH21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all32731.8
2) A little51450.0
3) A moderate extent17416.9
4) A great extent121.2
5) A very great extent10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1028100.0
143) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the spread of Islam (Muslim faith) (ISLAM21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all35634.7
2) A little42441.3
3) A moderate extent20720.2
4) A great extent343.3
5) A very great extent50.5
Missing24 
TOTAL1026100.0
144) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the widening gap in wealth between rich and poor countries (WEALTH21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all36235.0
2) A little41440.1
3) A moderate extent21020.3
4) A great extent393.8
5) A very great extent80.8
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
145) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the widening gap between rich and poor in the U.S. (RICHUS21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all27026.3
2) A little33732.8
3) A moderate extent30429.6
4) A great extent969.3
5) A very great extent212.0
Missing22 
TOTAL1028100.0
146) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - environmental concerns (e.g., global warming, habitat destruction, pollution) (ENVIRN21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all13713.3
2) A little28327.5
3) A moderate extent38237.2
4) A great extent17617.1
5) A very great extent504.9
Missing22 
TOTAL1028100.0
147) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the growing Pentecostal/charismatic movement (MOVEMT21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all14013.6
2) A little32631.7
3) A moderate extent41540.3
4) A great extent13112.7
5) A very great extent171.7
Missing21 
TOTAL1029100.0
148) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - emergence of a generation of church leaders who grew up after colonialism ended (LEADRS21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all14814.5
2) A little36736.0
3) A moderate extent35634.9
4) A great extent12011.8
5) A very great extent292.8
Missing30 
TOTAL1020100.0
149) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the acceleration of information technology (TECH21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all30629.7
2) A little43342.1
3) A moderate extent24523.8
4) A great extent424.1
5) A very great extent30.3
Missing21 
TOTAL1029100.0
150) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the increase in direct mission activity by congregations and presbyteries (ACTVTY21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all28227.3
2) A little45644.1
3) A moderate extent23022.3
4) A great extent595.7
5) A very great extent60.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
151) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the rapid spread of infectious diseases (e.g., AIDS) (DISEAS21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all868.3
2) A little29328.4
3) A moderate extent43442.1
4) A great extent18918.3
5) A very great extent292.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1031100.0
152) To what extent do you think the following trend will affect world mission in the 21st century? - the increasing size and power of multinational corporations (CORPS21)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all14313.9
2) A little26225.4
3) A moderate extent39738.5
4) A great extent18217.7
5) A very great extent464.5
Missing20 
TOTAL1030100.0
153) Have you traveled outside the United States in the last 10 years? (TRAVELUS)
TOTAL%
1) No26125.6
2) Yes76074.4
Missing29 
TOTAL1021100.0
154) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO TRAVELUS) In the last 10 years, did you personally visit a mission worker or mission facility while traveling outside the U.S.? (TRVLVSIT)
TOTAL%
1) No35947.2
2) Yes40152.8
Missing290 
TOTAL760100.0
155) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO TRVLVSIT) In what country(-ies) did you personally visit a mission worker or mission facility while traveling outside the U.S. in the last 10 years? (TRVCNTRY)
TOTAL%
1) North America12832.2
2) Central America5012.6
3) South America153.8
4) Europe8721.9
5) Africa379.3
6) Asia7819.6
7) Australia20.5
Missing653 
TOTAL397100.0
156) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 2="YES" TO TRVLVSIT) In what country(-ies) did you personally visit a mission worker or mission facility while traveling outside the U.S. in the last 10 years? (TRVCNTR2)
TOTAL%
1) North America2919.9
2) Central America2617.8
3) South America1812.3
4) Europe3725.3
5) Africa138.9
6) Asia2315.8
Missing904 
TOTAL146100.0
157) How well-informed do you believe you are: about what is going on, in general, in other parts of the world? (INFWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very well informed13513.2
2) Well informed41840.7
3) Somewhat informed42341.2
4) Poorly informed434.2
5) Very poorly informed70.7
Missing24 
TOTAL1026100.0
158) How well-informed do you believe you are: about religious life in other parts of the world? (INFRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Very well informed757.3
2) Well informed26926.2
3) Somewhat informed53752.3
4) Poorly informed13713.4
5) Very poorly informed80.8
Missing24 
TOTAL1026100.0
159) How well-informed do you believe you are: about Christian mission activity around the world? (INFMISSN)
TOTAL%
1) Very well informed565.5
2) Well informed21721.2
3) Somewhat informed56455.0
4) Poorly informed16916.5
5) Very poorly informed201.9
Missing24 
TOTAL1026100.0
160) How well-informed do you believe you are: about the world mission activity of the PCUSA? (INFPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very well informed565.5
2) Well informed24023.4
3) Somewhat informed49748.5
4) Poorly informed19519.0
5) Very poorly informed363.5
Missing26 
TOTAL1024100.0
161) Do you regularly read or listen to any news source published or broadcast from outside the U.S. (e.g., newspaper, magazine, newsletter, radio or television news program)? (OUTNEWS)
TOTAL%
1) No69868.2
2) Yes, one or two25825.2
3) Yes, more than two686.6
Missing26 
TOTAL1024100.0
162) How important is it to you to stay informed about news and events outside the U.S.? (NEWSINF)
TOTAL%
1) Essential27927.2
2) Very important49548.3
3) Somewhat important23522.9
4) Not too important161.6
Missing25 
TOTAL1025100.0
163) What languages other than English do you speak or read easily? (Print the languages on the line below. If none, leave blank) (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) French6827.8
2) German6124.9
3) Greek41.6
4) Hebrew72.9
5) Italian10.4
6) Spanish7731.4
7) Chinese10.4
8) Japanese20.8
9) Korean93.7
13) All others114.5
15) Other Indo-European31.2
16) Other Ancient Biblical10.4
Missing805 
TOTAL245100.0
164) What languages other than English do you speak or read easily? (Print the languages on the line below. If none, leave blank) (LANGUAG2)
TOTAL%
1) French2428.2
2) German1720.0
3) Greek89.4
4) Hebrew67.1
5) Italian11.2
6) Spanish1517.6
7) Chinese22.4
8) Japanese11.2
9) Korean11.2
13) All others67.1
15) Other Indo-European11.2
16) Other ancient biblical33.5
Missing965 
TOTAL85100.0
165) What languages other than English do you speak or read easily? (Print the languages on the line below. If none, leave blank) (LANGUAG3)
TOTAL%
1) French310.3
2) German413.8
3) Greek413.8
4) Hebrew310.3
5) Italian13.4
6) Spanish13.4
7) Chinese310.3
8) Japanese26.9
9) Korean13.4
13) All others413.8
15) Other Indo-European310.3
Missing1021 
TOTAL29100.0
166) Type of sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors72068.6
4) Specialized Clergy33031.4
TOTAL1050100.0
167) Old Code (OLDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10481234.284732
168) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? 19__ (WHENORDN)
TOTAL%
44) 20.2
45) 30.3
50) 10.1
51) 10.1
52) 80.8
53) 50.5
54) 60.6
55) 111.1
56) 151.4
57) 222.1
58) 131.2
59) 222.1
60) 222.1
61) 222.1
62) 262.5
63) 272.6
64) 171.6
65) 191.8
66) 232.2
67) 242.3
68) 242.3
69) 191.8
70) 181.7
71) 313.0
72) 252.4
73) 282.7
74) 282.7
75) 242.3
76) 232.2
77) 252.4
78) 302.9
79) 353.3
80) 393.7
81) 302.9
82) 373.5
83) 373.5
84) 292.8
85) 282.7
86) 171.6
87) 343.2
88) 272.6
89) 242.3
90) 201.9
91) 201.9
92) 282.7
93) 262.5
94) 222.1
95) 282.7
96) 10.1
97) 10.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1047100.0
169) 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 applicable33.3
1) Baptist1920.9
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)44.4
3) Episcopalian11.1
6) Methodist44.4
7) Other Presbyterian3538.5
8) Reformed77.7
9) Roman Catholic11.1
10) United Church of Christ66.6
12) Other99.9
99) More than one selected22.2
Missing959 
TOTAL91100.0
170) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No93890.5
2) Yes999.5
Missing13 
TOTAL1037100.0
171) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL ) Which degree are you seeking? (SCHOOLDG)
TOTAL%
1) M.C.E.-M.R.E.11.0
2) M.A.11.0
3) Th.M./S.T.M.11.0
4) D.Min.6365.6
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.1919.8
6) Other1111.5
Missing954 
TOTAL96100.0
172) (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%
3) Asbury11.0
4) Ashland11.0
5) Austin44.0
6) Bangor11.0
14) Chicago Theological Seminary22.0
16) Claremont22.0
18) Columbia1313.1
20) Covenant22.0
21) Drew University11.0
22) Dubuque22.0
23) Duke University11.0
30) Fuller Theological Seminary66.1
31) Garrett Evangelical11.0
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary33.0
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary11.0
40) Lexington22.0
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary88.1
43) Lutheran PA11.0
45) McCormick44.0
46) Memphis11.0
52) New Brunswick11.0
53) New York11.0
63) Pittsburgh55.1
65) Princeton44.0
68) San Francisco99.1
78) Union Seminary (VA)33.0
99) Other1919.2
Missing951 
TOTAL99100.0
173) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECLRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No74471.3
2) Yes30028.7
Missing6 
TOTAL1044100.0
174) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY WERE ENGAGED IN A LONG-TERM SECULAR JOB OR CAREER BEFORE ENTERING SEMINARY FOR THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV) How long were you in that long-term secular job or career? (JOBLONG)
TOTAL%
0) 20.7
1) 62.0
2) 258.3
3) 278.9
4) 278.9
5) 3411.3
6) 175.6
7) 268.6
8) 196.3
9) 134.3
10) 247.9
11) 103.3
12) 82.6
13) 31.0
14) 72.3
15) 93.0
16) 31.0
17) 20.7
18) 62.0
19) 41.3
20) 82.6
22) 10.3
23) 20.7
24) 20.7
25) 51.7
26) 20.7
28) 31.0
30) 20.7
32) 10.3
33) 10.3
34) 10.3
40) 10.3
41) 10.3
Missing748 
TOTAL302100.0
175) (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%
44) 10.1
45) 20.2
49) 10.1
51) 20.2
52) 90.9
53) 40.4
54) 70.7
55) 90.9
56) 141.4
57) 212.0
58) 151.5
59) 201.9
60) 242.3
61) 262.5
62) 262.5
63) 252.4
64) 161.5
65) 222.1
66) 242.3
67) 212.0
68) 222.1
69) 252.4
70) 242.3
71) 343.3
72) 212.0
73) 292.8
74) 242.3
75) 262.5
76) 201.9
77) 333.2
78) 232.2
79) 333.2
80) 403.9
81) 282.7
82) 373.6
83) 333.2
84) 272.6
85) 252.4
86) 232.2
87) 272.6
88) 212.0
89) 292.8
90) 212.0
91) 161.5
92) 292.8
93) 161.5
94) 201.9
95) 131.3
96) 40.4
99) Do not have degree222.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1034100.0
176) (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
TOTAL100551.8524
177) 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) No61759.7
2) Yes41640.3
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
178) {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 checked103698.9
1) Checked121.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
179) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E.) Please indicate the year in which you received your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree. 19__ (GRADMCEY)
TOTAL%
54) 19.1
59) 19.1
61) 218.2
63) 19.1
66) 19.1
75) 19.1
78) 19.1
91) 19.1
94) 19.1
95) 19.1
Missing1039 
TOTAL11100.0
180) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (GRADMCES)
TOTAL%
31) Garrett Evangelical110.0
45) McCormick110.0
64) PSCE770.0
65) Princeton110.0
Missing1040 
TOTAL10100.0
181) {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 checked97793.2
1) Checked716.8
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
182) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A.) Please indicate the year in which you received your M.A. degree. 19__ (GRADMAY)
TOTAL%
56) 22.9
59) 11.4
60) 11.4
61) 34.3
62) 22.9
63) 11.4
64) 22.9
65) 22.9
66) 11.4
67) 22.9
68) 11.4
69) 22.9
70) 45.8
72) 45.8
73) 22.9
74) 34.3
76) 34.3
77) 11.4
78) 57.2
79) 22.9
80) 11.4
81) 34.3
82) 34.3
85) 45.8
86) 34.3
88) 22.9
89) 34.3
91) 11.4
93) 11.4
94) 34.3
95) 11.4
Missing981 
TOTAL69100.0
183) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.A. degree? (GRADMAS)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity11.4
14) Chicago Theological Seminary11.4
16) Claremont11.4
17) Colgate Rochester11.4
18) Columbia11.4
21) Drew University11.4
22) Dubuque22.9
23) Duke University11.4
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.4
30) Fuller Theological Seminary11.4
45) McCormick45.8
63) Pittsburgh22.9
64) PSCE57.2
68) San Francisco34.3
74) Trinity Evangelical Div22.9
75) Union-Auburn11.4
81) Vanderbilt11.4
85) Westminister11.4
88) Yale68.7
89) Emory11.4
99) Other3246.4
Missing981 
TOTAL69100.0
184) {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 checked95090.6
1) Checked989.4
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
185) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your Th.M./S.T.M. degree. 19__ (GRADTHMY)
TOTAL%
44) 11.0
50) 22.0
55) 11.0
58) 22.0
59) 33.1
61) 11.0
62) 44.1
63) 11.0
64) 44.1
65) 22.0
66) 66.1
67) 44.1
68) 66.1
69) 55.1
70) 33.1
71) 55.1
72) 33.1
73) 22.0
74) 33.1
75) 33.1
76) 11.0
78) 33.1
80) 55.1
81) 33.1
82) 22.0
83) 44.1
84) 22.0
85) 11.0
86) 22.0
87) 11.0
88) 44.1
89) 22.0
90) 11.0
91) 22.0
93) 11.0
94) 22.0
95) 11.0
Missing952 
TOTAL98100.0
186) (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) Austin11.1
10) Calvin11.1
15) Christian Theological Seminary11.1
16) Claremont11.1
17) Colgate Rochester22.1
18) Columbia66.3
22) Dubuque33.2
23) Duke University11.1
25) Eden11.1
31) Garrett Evangelical11.1
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary11.1
45) McCormick44.2
63) Pittsburgh33.2
65) Princeton3840.0
68) San Francisco33.2
71) St. Mary's11.1
75) Union-Auburn66.3
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)1010.5
88) Yale44.2
99) Other77.4
Missing955 
TOTAL95100.0
187) {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 checked79976.2
1) Checked24923.8
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
188) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your D.Min. degree. 19__ (GRADDY)
TOTAL%
62) 10.4
70) 10.4
71) 10.4
72) 20.8
73) 41.6
74) 52.0
75) 93.6
76) 135.3
77) 72.8
78) 93.6
79) 104.0
80) 72.8
81) 156.1
82) 156.1
83) 104.0
84) 114.5
85) 176.9
86) 197.7
87) 93.6
88) 93.6
89) 83.2
90) 83.2
91) 83.2
92) 124.9
93) 93.6
94) 83.2
95) 124.9
96) 83.2
Missing803 
TOTAL247100.0
189) (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 Seminary20.8
5) Austin83.2
8) Bethel Theological Seminary10.4
9) Brite10.4
11) Candler10.4
14) Chicago Theological Seminary10.4
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.4
17) Colgate Rochester10.4
18) Columbia218.5
21) Drew University104.0
22) Dubuque20.8
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary20.8
25) Eden Theological Seminary62.4
27) Erskine Theological Seminary10.4
30) Fuller Theological Seminary114.5
31) Garrett Evangelical10.4
36) Iliff School10.4
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary20.8
40) Lexington10.4
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary104.0
45) McCormick5923.9
53) New York10.4
61) Perkins10.4
63) Pittsburgh156.1
65) Princeton93.6
68) San Francisco3413.8
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.4
77) United Theological Seminary MN10.4
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)239.3
81) Vanderbilt41.6
84) Western Theological Seminary20.8
99) Other135.3
Missing803 
TOTAL247100.0
190) {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 checked98393.8
1) Checked656.2
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
191) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree. 19__ (GRADPHDY)
TOTAL%
58) 57.9
59) 11.6
60) 11.6
61) 11.6
62) 11.6
64) 23.2
65) 34.8
66) 23.2
67) 23.2
68) 23.2
69) 11.6
70) 11.6
71) 11.6
72) 34.8
73) 11.6
74) 11.6
75) 23.2
76) 11.6
77) 11.6
78) 11.6
80) 34.8
81) 46.3
82) 23.2
85) 23.2
86) 34.8
87) 23.2
88) 57.9
89) 23.2
92) 34.8
94) 11.6
95) 11.6
96) 11.6
97) 11.6
Missing987 
TOTAL63100.0
192) (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%
18) Columbia11.6
22) Dubuque11.6
23) Duke University46.5
31) Garrett Evangelical11.6
34) Harvard University11.6
45) McCormick11.6
57) NW Lutheran Theo11.6
65) Princeton58.1
68) San Francisco11.6
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.6
75) Union-Auburn23.2
76) United Theo Dayton11.6
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)46.5
81) Vanderbilt46.5
88) Yale46.5
89) Emory34.8
99) Other2743.5
Missing988 
TOTAL62100.0
193) {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 checked100996.3
1) Checked393.7
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
194) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Please indicate the year in which you received all other degrees. 19__ (GROTHYR)
TOTAL%
54) 12.6
55) 12.6
59) 12.6
60) 12.6
61) 25.3
64) 12.6
70) 25.3
71) 25.3
72) 25.3
73) 12.6
75) 37.9
76) 12.6
77) 12.6
78) 410.5
79) 25.3
80) 12.6
81) 12.6
83) 12.6
84) 12.6
86) 25.3
90) 25.3
91) 12.6
92) 12.6
95) 12.6
96) 12.6
97) 12.6
Missing1012 
TOTAL38100.0
195) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Which PCUSA school awarded you any other degrees? (GROTHPC)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland12.7
12) Central Baptist12.7
13) University of Chicago Divinity12.7
18) Columbia12.7
45) McCormick12.7
59) Pacific Lutheran12.7
67) Regent25.4
68) San Francisco12.7
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)25.4
81) Vanderbilt25.4
99) Other2464.9
Missing1013 
TOTAL37100.0
196) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school30.3
3) Some college30.3
4) College graduate56354.7
5) Some graduate work20920.3
6) Graduate degree25124.4
Missing21 
TOTAL1029100.0
197) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation74771.4
2) Non-parish job or ministry23622.6
3) Unemployed262.5
4) Retired from active ministry373.5
Missing4 
TOTAL1046100.0
198) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry5775.0
3) Unemployed67.9
4) Retired from active ministry1317.1
Missing974 
TOTAL76100.0
199) (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-time62183.7
2) Part-time12116.3
Missing308 
TOTAL742100.0
200) (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) 97.4
2) 86.6
3) 32.5
5) 21.6
6) 10.8
8) 43.3
9) 10.8
10) 64.9
12) 21.6
13) 10.8
14) 10.8
15) 54.1
16) 10.8
17) 10.8
18) 21.6
20) 1411.5
24) 10.8
25) 108.2
26) 21.6
29) 21.6
30) 1915.6
32) 43.3
33) 21.6
34) 10.8
35) 21.6
36) 10.8
37) 10.8
40) 43.3
42) 21.6
44) 10.8
45) 32.5
50) 21.6
55) 32.5
65) 10.8
Missing928 
TOTAL122100.0
201) (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 pastor36649.4
2) Senior pastor15320.6
3) Assistant/Associate pastor10714.4
4) Co-pastor192.6
5) Stated or temporary supply445.9
6) Designated pastor60.8
7) Interim pastor202.7
8) Tentmaker50.7
9) Paid parish associate60.8
10) Other152.0
Missing309 
TOTAL741100.0
202) (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 pastor22.5
2) Senior pastor1721.3
3) Assistant/Associate pastor56.3
4) Co-pastor11.3
5) Stated or temporary supply2025.0
6) Designated pastor45.0
7) Interim pastor1721.3
8) Tentmaker1113.8
10) Other33.8
Missing970 
TOTAL80100.0
203) (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) One69593.9
2) Two or more456.1
Missing310 
TOTAL740100.0
204) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) How many congregations do you serve as pastor? (MANY2CNG)
TOTAL%
2) Two3678.3
3) Three510.9
4) Four24.3
5) Five12.2
6) Six12.2
8) Eight12.2
Missing1004 
TOTAL46100.0
205) (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) No3260.4
2) Yes2139.6
Missing997 
TOTAL53100.0
206) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more). (MEMCLRGY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL737667.321145
207) (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 time21868.1
2) Part time10231.9
Missing730 
TOTAL320100.0
208) (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) 22.1
2) 11.0
4) 33.1
5) 22.1
6) 44.1
7) 11.0
8) 77.2
10) 1212.4
11) 11.0
12) 77.2
15) 66.2
16) 11.0
18) 22.1
20) 1818.6
23) 11.0
25) 33.1
28) 11.0
29) 11.0
30) 88.2
32) 11.0
35) 11.0
40) 99.3
42) 11.0
50) 11.0
55) 11.0
60) 11.0
65) 11.0
Missing953 
TOTAL97100.0
209) (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 institution8025.2
2) Chaplain6018.9
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker41.3
4) National staff or middle governing body staff4313.5
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency123.8
6) Professional pastoral counselor288.8
7) Other employment9128.6
Missing732 
TOTAL318100.0
210) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) In what type(s) of non-parish jobs or ministries are you currently employed? (NONJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution25.7
2) Chaplain617.1
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker12.9
4) National staff or middle governing body staff12.9
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency12.9
6) Professional pastoral counselor822.9
7) Other employment1645.7
Missing1015 
TOTAL35100.0
211) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Military41.3
2) Civilian government185.7
3) Elementary, middle, or high school103.2
4) College or university5116.1
5) Seminary or other theological school216.6
6) Hospital or other medical facility4012.6
7) Church/religious body6620.8
8) Other non-profit organization5216.4
9) For-profit business4012.6
10) Other154.7
Missing733 
TOTAL317100.0
212) (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 university25.1
5) Seminary or other theological school12.6
6) Hospital or other medical facility37.7
7) Church/religious body615.4
8) Other non-profit organization615.4
9) For-profit business820.5
10) Other1333.3
Missing1011 
TOTAL39100.0
213) (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) No19361.9
2) Yes11938.1
Missing738 
TOTAL312100.0
214) In general, how often are you bothered by stress in your job situation? (JOBSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never424.3
2) Less than once a week27027.5
3) Once or twice a week37538.1
4) Several days a week18618.9
5) Almost every day11011.2
Missing67 
TOTAL983100.0
215) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - an unsupportive session (EXTSESSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent141.6
2) Some extent566.3
3) A little20422.8
4) None42747.7
5) Not applicable/not sure19521.8
Missing154 
TOTAL896100.0
216) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - an unsupportive congregation (EXTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent91.0
2) Some extent677.5
3) A little25228.3
4) None39043.8
5) Not applicable/not sure17319.4
Missing159 
TOTAL891100.0
217) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - conflict with others in organization (EXTCNFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent546.0
2) Some extent15617.3
3) A little38843.0
4) None24927.6
5) Not applicable/not sure556.1
Missing148 
TOTAL902100.0
218) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - doing too many different things (EXTTHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent22924.9
2) Some extent33636.6
3) A little24426.6
4) None9710.6
5) Not applicable/not sure131.4
Missing131 
TOTAL919100.0
219) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - feeling "burned out" (EXTBURND)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent677.4
2) Some extent20923.1
3) A little33737.2
4) None27630.5
5) Not applicable/not sure171.9
Missing144 
TOTAL906100.0
220) 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 extent182.0
2) Some extent9510.5
3) A little22124.4
4) None55361.0
5) Not applicable/not sure202.2
Missing143 
TOTAL907100.0
221) 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 extent505.5
2) Some extent15016.4
3) A little32936.0
4) None36039.4
5) Not applicable/not sure242.6
Missing137 
TOTAL913100.0
222) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - having to make decisions (EXTDECSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent182.0
2) Some extent14315.8
3) A little36139.8
4) None36940.7
5) Not applicable/not sure151.7
Missing144 
TOTAL906100.0
223) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - having to meet deadlines (EXTDEDLN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent636.9
2) Some extent24026.2
3) A little39443.0
4) None20922.8
5) Not applicable/not sure111.2
Missing133 
TOTAL917100.0
224) 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 extent343.7
2) Some extent10211.2
3) A little22925.2
4) None51656.8
5) Not applicable/not sure283.1
Missing141 
TOTAL909100.0
225) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - needing more time for myself (EXTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent18119.8
2) Some extent26929.5
3) A little30533.4
4) None14616.0
5) Not applicable/not sure121.3
Missing137 
TOTAL913100.0
226) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - not being paid well enough (EXTPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent909.8
2) Some extent19220.9
3) A little26528.9
4) None35738.9
5) Not applicable/not sure141.5
Missing132 
TOTAL918100.0
227) 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 extent15116.5
2) Some extent26929.3
3) A little28531.1
4) None18019.6
5) Not applicable/not sure323.5
Missing133 
TOTAL917100.0
228) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - experiencing sexual harassment (EXTHARSS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent20.2
2) Some extent60.7
3) A little262.9
4) None80389.0
5) Not applicable/not sure657.2
Missing148 
TOTAL902100.0
229) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - too many meetings (EXTMTNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent9410.3
2) Some extent26428.9
3) A little32535.6
4) None21423.4
5) Not applicable/not sure171.9
Missing136 
TOTAL914100.0
230) 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 extent444.8
2) Some extent16317.9
3) A little33937.2
4) None34838.2
5) Not applicable/not sure182.0
Missing138 
TOTAL912100.0
231) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - unrealistic expectations from others (EXTUNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent778.5
2) Some extent19721.8
3) A little33837.3
4) None27630.5
5) Not applicable/not sure171.9
Missing145 
TOTAL905100.0
232) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - working too many hours (EXTHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent18419.9
2) Some extent29531.9
3) A little28330.6
4) None15116.3
5) Not applicable/not sure121.3
Missing125 
TOTAL925100.0
233) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No65763.1
2) Yes38436.9
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
234) (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
TOTAL45431.05114
235) (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 checked94089.8
1) Checked10710.2
Missing3 
TOTAL1047100.0
236) (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 checked102697.9
1) Checked222.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
237) (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 checked101696.9
1) Checked323.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
238) (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 checked104599.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
239) (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 checked101596.9
1) Checked333.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
240) (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 checked94990.6
1) Checked999.4
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
241) (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 checked102197.4
1) Checked272.6
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
242) (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 checked102497.7
1) Checked242.3
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
243) (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 checked99795.1
1) Checked514.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
244) (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 checked96592.1
1) Checked837.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
245) 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) Baptist807.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)121.2
3) Episcopal202.0
5) Lutheran222.2
6) Methodist605.9
7) Presbyterian67666.1
8) Reformed181.8
9) Roman Catholic242.3
10) United Church of Christ242.3
11) None191.9
12) Other646.3
99) More than one selected40.4
Missing27 
TOTAL1023100.0
246) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never868.3
2) Less than once a year302.9
3) Once or twice a year666.4
4) Several times a year525.0
5) Once a month414.0
6) Two to three times a month656.3
7) Nearly every week19018.4
8) Every week47746.1
9) Don't know282.7
Missing15 
TOTAL1035100.0
247) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never484.7
2) Less than once a year171.7
3) Once or twice a year383.7
4) Several times a year484.7
5) Once a month403.9
6) Two to three times a month686.7
7) Nearly every week22822.4
8) Every week52951.9
9) Don't know30.3
Missing31 
TOTAL1019100.0
248) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative201.9
2) Conservative21120.4
3) Moderate44142.7
4) Liberal28227.3
5) Very liberal787.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1032100.0
249) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) No20520.7
2) Yes65866.3
3) Not sure12512.6
4) Other40.4
Missing58 
TOTAL992100.0
250) 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) No38238.2
2) Yes39139.1
3) Not sure22522.5
4) Other20.2
Missing50 
TOTAL1000100.0
251) Code 2 (CODE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL104830916.7482196
252) Which statement best describes your view of the Bible? (Please choose only one) (BBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) It is an important piece of literature, but is largely irrelevant to our lives today.10.1
2) It is the record of many people's experience with God and is a useful guide for individual Christians in their search for basic moral and religious teachings.928.9
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.53951.9
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.36034.6
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.424.0
9) More than one selected50.5
Missing11 
TOTAL1039100.0
253) 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) Essential53250.9
2) Very important39738.0
3) Somewhat important10810.3
4) Not at all important80.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1045100.0
254) 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) Essential63360.6
2) Very important31830.4
3) Somewhat important908.6
4) Not at all important40.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1045100.0
255) 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) Essential33432.0
2) Very important52850.6
3) Somewhat important17817.0
4) Not at all important40.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1044100.0
256) 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) Essential44342.5
2) Very important55052.7
3) Somewhat important504.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
257) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential42941.3
2) Very important47846.0
3) Somewhat important11911.4
4) Not at all important141.3
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
258) 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) Essential28827.7
2) Very important45143.3
3) Somewhat important26425.4
4) Not at all important383.7
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
259) 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) Essential72869.7
2) Very important30228.9
3) Somewhat important151.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1045100.0
260) 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 agree232.2
2) Agree797.6
3) Not sure413.9
4) Disagree51249.2
5) Strongly disagree38637.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
261) 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 agree151.4
2) Agree868.3
3) Not sure716.8
4) Disagree43842.0
5) Strongly disagree43241.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1042100.0
262) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree74070.9
2) Agree22521.6
3) Not sure585.6
4) Disagree121.2
5) Strongly disagree80.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
263) 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 agree40238.7
2) Agree28127.0
3) Not sure1039.9
4) Disagree20419.6
5) Strongly disagree504.8
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
264) 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 agree16015.4
2) Agree16315.7
3) Not sure22721.8
4) Disagree29528.4
5) Strongly disagree19518.8
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
265) 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 agree101.0
2) Agree232.2
3) Not sure201.9
4) Disagree41339.6
5) Strongly disagree57855.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1044100.0
266) 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 agree161.5
2) Agree12311.8
3) Not sure454.3
4) Disagree59557.3
5) Strongly disagree25925.0
Missing12 
TOTAL1038100.0
267) 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 agree45443.6
2) Agree55653.4
3) Not sure151.4
4) Disagree151.4
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1041100.0
268) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the great religions of the world are equally true and good. (AGEQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree161.5
2) Agree706.7
3) Not sure10610.1
4) Disagree47145.1
5) Strongly disagree38236.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1045100.0
269) 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 agree636.1
2) Agree23722.8
3) Not sure15014.5
4) Disagree33232.0
5) Strongly disagree25624.7
Missing12 
TOTAL1038100.0
270) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22922.0
2) Agree31129.9
3) Not sure16916.3
4) Disagree21821.0
5) Strongly disagree11310.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
271) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26925.9
2) Agree32931.7
3) Not sure23122.3
4) Disagree13212.7
5) Strongly disagree767.3
Missing13 
TOTAL1037100.0
272) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus will return to the earth some day. (AGRETRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree40138.6
2) Agree37536.1
3) Not sure16616.0
4) Disagree565.4
5) Strongly disagree403.9
Missing12 
TOTAL1038100.0
273) Do you consider yourself a "born-again" Christian? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) No38637.4
2) Yes58356.4
3) Not sure646.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1033100.0
274) 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) Essential28328.5
2) Very important48348.6
3) Somewhat important22422.5
4) Not at all important40.4
Missing56 
TOTAL994100.0
275) 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) Essential34835.1
2) Very important51151.6
3) Somewhat important12412.5
4) Not at all important80.8
Missing59 
TOTAL991100.0
276) 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) Essential43944.2
2) Very important49850.1
3) Somewhat important565.6
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing56 
TOTAL994100.0
277) 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) Essential21721.9
2) Very important46346.6
3) Somewhat important28428.6
4) Not at all important292.9
Missing57 
TOTAL993100.0
278) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - an active evangelism program, inviting the unchurched to attend (PRIEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential27627.8
2) Very important47147.4
3) Somewhat important22522.6
4) Not at all important222.2
Missing56 
TOTAL994100.0
279) 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) Essential858.6
2) Very important18718.9
3) Somewhat important37137.6
4) Not at all important34534.9
Missing62 
TOTAL988100.0
280) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female20019.1
2) Male84880.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
281) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL103150.37310
282) 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 farm777.4
2) On a farm50.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)32331.1
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)14914.3
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city848.1
6) In a large city (over 250,000)17316.7
7) In a suburb near a large city22821.9
Missing11 
TOTAL1039100.0
283) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married91987.9
2) Not married12612.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1045100.0
284) (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 married6150.0
2) Yes, am now widowed1613.1
3) Yes, am now divorced4133.6
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced43.3
Missing928 
TOTAL122100.0
285) If you are now married or have ever been married in the past: How old were you when you first married? (If married more than once, answer in terms of your first marriage.) (AGEMARR)
TOTAL%
16) 20.2
17) 30.3
18) 80.8
19) 232.4
20) 505.2
21) 13714.3
22) 12413.0
23) 13614.2
24) 11011.5
25) 929.6
26) 717.4
27) 394.1
28) 343.6
29) 212.2
30) 222.3
31) 192.0
32) 171.8
33) 111.2
34) 90.9
35) 40.4
36) 40.4
37) 20.2
38) 30.3
39) 40.4
40) 30.3
42) 10.1
44) 20.2
47) 20.2
59) 10.1
72) 10.1
Missing95 
TOTAL955100.0
286) (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) No73179.6
2) Yes, was widowed121.3
3) Yes, was divorced17419.0
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced10.1
Missing132 
TOTAL918100.0
287) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time42646.5
2) Employed part time21022.9
3) Self-employed535.8
4) Unemployed293.2
5) Retired606.5
6) Full-time homemaker12113.2
7) Student131.4
8) Other50.5
Missing133 
TOTAL917100.0
288) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part time33.1
3) Self-employed2728.1
4) Unemployed33.1
5) Retired88.3
6) Full-time homemaker2930.2
7) Student1717.7
8) Other99.4
Missing954 
TOTAL96100.0
289) (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) None71.0
2) 10.1
3) 20.3
4) 20.3
5) 40.6
6) 30.4
8) 40.6
9) 30.4
10) 111.6
11) 10.1
12) 60.9
14) 20.3
15) 213.0
16) 71.0
17) 20.3
18) 60.9
19) 10.1
20) 486.9
22) 10.1
24) 101.4
25) 405.7
26) 30.4
27) 10.1
28) 30.4
30) 537.6
32) 81.1
33) 20.3
35) 223.2
36) 20.3
37) 40.6
38) 50.7
40) 15722.5
42) 50.7
43) 30.4
44) 20.3
45) 578.2
47) 40.6
48) 60.9
50) 9313.3
54) 10.1
55) 243.4
56) 20.3
57) 10.1
58) 10.1
60) 476.7
65) 40.6
70) 40.6
80) 10.1
Missing353 
TOTAL697100.0
290) (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) Baptist9610.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)242.6
3) Episcopalian364.0
4) Friends (Quakers)10.1
5) Lutheran576.3
6) Methodist10411.5
7) Presbyterian38542.4
8) Reformed192.1
9) Roman Catholic616.7
10) United Church of Christ283.1
11) None212.3
12) Other758.3
Missing143 
TOTAL907100.0
291) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)20.2
3) Episcopalian101.1
4) Friends (Quakers)10.1
5) Lutheran40.5
6) Methodist161.8
7) Presbyterian79290.9
8) Reformed20.2
9) Roman Catholic80.9
10) United Church of Christ50.6
11) None111.3
12) Other182.1
Missing179 
TOTAL871100.0
292) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never40.4
2) Less than once a year30.3
3) About once or twice a year141.5
4) Several times a year283.1
5) Once a month252.7
6) Two to three times a month727.8
7) Nearly every week17519.1
8) Every week59765.0
Missing132 
TOTAL918100.0
293) (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) Yes63173.6
2) No22626.4
Missing193 
TOTAL857100.0
294) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPSORDND)
TOTAL%
1) No81088.0
2) Yes11012.0
Missing130 
TOTAL920100.0
295) (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 me1817.1
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation2826.7
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly54.8
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)54.8
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination65.7
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination65.7
7) Has a secular job or position1817.1
8) Other1918.1
Missing945 
TOTAL105100.0
296) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE HUSBAND/WIFE IS AN ORDAINED MINISTER) Which statements below, if any, apply to his or her current call? (SPSCALL2)
TOTAL%
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation111.1
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly222.2
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination111.1
7) Has a secular job or position111.1
8) Other444.4
Missing1041 
TOTAL9100.0
297) How many children do you have? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None16315.7
1) One12912.4
2) Two41039.5
3) Three22721.9
4) Four827.9
5) Five252.4
6) Six20.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1038100.0
298) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No92789.2
2) Yes11210.8
Missing11 
TOTAL1039100.0
299) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN) How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One6254.9
2) Two4035.4
3) Three76.2
4) Four21.8
6) Six21.8
Missing937 
TOTAL113100.0
300) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No86987.1
2) Yes12912.9
Missing52 
TOTAL998100.0
301) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN) How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One3023.1
2) Two6550.0
3) Three1511.5
4) Four1310.0
5) Five53.8
6) Six21.5
Missing920 
TOTAL130100.0
302) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat62860.4
2) Independent17316.7
3) Republican22821.9
4) Other101.0
Missing11 
TOTAL1039100.0
303) Which of these terms best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLITISS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative131.3
2) Conservative13913.4
3) Moderate42941.3
4) Liberal37035.6
5) Very liberal898.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
304) 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.1009.6
2) Two of us43641.6
3) Three of us17616.8
4) Four of us22721.7
5) Five of us807.6
6) Six of us222.1
7) Seven or more of us50.5
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing.)10.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1047100.0
305) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged under six years? (HOLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None15254.3
1) One8831.4
2) Two3612.9
3) Three41.4
Missing770 
TOTAL280100.0
306) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
TOTAL%
0) None14137.9
1) One12934.7
2) Two9024.2
3) Three113.0
4) Four10.3
Missing678 
TOTAL372100.0
307) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
TOTAL%
0) None13234.7
1) One18047.4
2) Two6216.3
3) Three61.6
Missing670 
TOTAL380100.0
308) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
TOTAL%
0) None14257.7
1) One8333.7
2) Two208.1
3) Three10.4
Missing804 
TOTAL246100.0
309) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged twenty-five and over? (HOLD25PL)
TOTAL%
1) One11911.5
2) Two86583.4
3) Three424.1
4) Four90.9
5) Five20.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1037100.0
310) 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 alone918.8
2) A single parent, living with one or more children151.4
3) A married couple, no children in household40839.4
4) A married couple, living with one or more children48146.5
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household20.2
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children80.8
8) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with one or more children80.8
9) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), no children in household111.1
10) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), living with one or more children20.2
11) Some other arrangement90.9
Missing15 
TOTAL1035100.0
311) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you928.8
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage868.2
3) Owned by you with a mortgage63661.0
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)20719.8
5) Other222.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
312) Where did you live approximately five years ago, in October 1991? (LIVE5YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Same home I live in now50848.5
2) A different home, but in the same county1039.8
3) In a different county, but in the same state11511.0
4) In a different state31329.9
5) In a different country80.8
Missing3 
TOTAL1047100.0
313) 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) None212.1
1) One26125.5
2) Two55654.3
3) Three11010.8
4) Four555.4
5) Five141.4
6) Six30.3
7) Seven30.3
Missing27 
TOTAL1023100.0
314) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (FAMINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00070.7
2) $10,000 - $14,99960.6
3) $15,000 - $19,999161.5
4) $20,000 - $29,999625.9
5) $30,000 - $39,99915414.8
6) $40,000 - $49,99917216.5
7) $50,000 - $59,99916816.1
8) $60,000 - $69,99913512.9
9) $70,000 - $79,9991029.8
10) $80,000 - $89,999656.2
11) $90,000 - $99,999535.1
12) $100,000 - $124,999656.2
13) $125,000 - $149,999141.3
14) $150,000 or more242.3
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
315) 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 earnings50248.0
2) 90-99% from earnings32330.9
3) 75-89% from earnings979.3
4) 50-74% from earnings625.9
5) 25-49% from earnings201.9
6) 1-24% from earnings272.6
7) None from earnings151.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1046100.0
316) 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
TOTAL10013124.0533213
317) 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
TOTAL636712.5381514
318) 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
TOTAL899266.888433
319) 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) $018317.8
2) $1-$5014614.2
3) $51-$10012812.5
4) $101-$50026826.1
5) $501-$1,00010310.0
6) $1,001-$2,000848.2
7) $2,001 or more11411.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1026100.0
320) 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) $0323.1
2) $1-$5017316.8
3) $51-$10019218.7
4) $101-$50040539.4
5) $501-$1,00012211.9
6) $1,001-$2,000575.5
7) $2,001 or more484.7
Missing21 
TOTAL1029100.0
321) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL101433.1218
322) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
TOTAL%
0) None76873.8
1) One16616.0
2) Two686.5
3) Three252.4
4) Four90.9
5) Five30.3
6) Six10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1040100.0
323) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
0) None50.5
1) 333.2
2) 11511.0
3) 19718.8
4) 20519.6
5) 18818.0
6) 15314.6
7) 686.5
8) 454.3
9) 151.4
10) 90.9
11) 80.8
12) 20.2
13) 10.1
16) 10.1
30) 10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1046100.0
324) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian100596.3
2) Black or African-American80.8
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native20.2
4) Asian or Pacific Islander171.6
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin50.5
6) Multiracial or biracial50.5
7) Some other race20.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1044100.0
325) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native266.7
7) Some other race133.3
Missing1047 
TOTAL3100.0
326) Age group (AGEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old14414.0
2) 40-4936135.0
3) 50-5929828.9
4) 60-older22822.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1031100.0
327) Region of Residence (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast18918.1
2) Midwest30028.7
3) South39137.4
4) West16615.9
Missing4 
TOTAL1046100.0
328) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female20019.1
2) Male84880.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1048100.0
329) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married91987.9
2) Not married12612.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1045100.0
330) I-REGION: Region of Residence (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast18918.1
2) Midwest30028.7
3) South39137.4
4) West16615.9
Missing4 
TOTAL1046100.0
331) I-POLITAFF: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat62860.4
2) Independent17316.7
3) Republican22821.9
4) Other101.0
Missing11 
TOTAL1039100.0
332) I-FAMINCOM: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-FAMINCOM)
TOTAL%
0) <20K292.8
1) 20K-49,99938837.2
2) 50K-99,99952350.1
3) 100K+1039.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1043100.0
333) I-AGE: What is your present age? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <4014414.0
1) 40-4936135.0
2) 50-6444543.2
3) 65+817.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1031100.0
334) I-RACE1: What is your race or origin? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE1)
TOTAL%
0) White100596.3
1) Black80.8
2) Other313.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1044100.0