Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 1999 -- Public Role of Presbyterians, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL100930851.389517
2) Are you especially concerned about affirmative action? (CONAFFAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66867.1
2) No32832.9
Missing13 
TOTAL996100.0
3) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about affirmative action in the past 12 months? (SRMAFFAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13813.9
2) No85386.1
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
4) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on affirmative action? (STMAFFAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79681.6
2) No17918.4
Missing34 
TOTAL975100.0
5) Are you especially concerned about campaign finance reform? (CONREFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes72973.1
2) No26826.9
Missing12 
TOTAL997100.0
6) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about campaign finance reform in the past 12 months? (SRMREFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes323.2
2) No95696.8
Missing21 
TOTAL988100.0
7) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on campaign finance reform? (STMREFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32133.8
2) No63066.2
Missing58 
TOTAL951100.0
8) Are you especially concerned about criminal justice? (CONCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84384.4
2) No15615.6
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
9) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about criminal justice in the past 12 months? (SRMCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30831.1
2) No68168.9
Missing20 
TOTAL989100.0
10) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on criminal justice? (STMCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84887.4
2) No12212.6
Missing39 
TOTAL970100.0
11) Are you especially concerned about discrimination? (CONDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94294.0
2) No606.0
Missing7 
TOTAL1002100.0
12) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about discrimination in the past 12 months? (SRMDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67167.6
2) No32132.4
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
13) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on discrimination? (STMDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91793.3
2) No666.7
Missing26 
TOTAL983100.0
14) Are you especially concerned about environmental issues? (CONENVMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91191.2
2) No888.8
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
15) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about environmental issues in the past 12 months? (SRMENVMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56557.0
2) No42643.0
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
16) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on environmental issues? (STMENVMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes91693.7
2) No626.3
Missing31 
TOTAL978100.0
17) Are you especially concerned about family issues? (CONFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92993.1
2) No696.9
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
18) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about family issues in the past 12 months? (SRMFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83384.1
2) No15815.9
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
19) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on family issues? (STMFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes83586.4
2) No13113.6
Missing43 
TOTAL966100.0
20) Are you especially concerned about gay and lesbian issues? (CONGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75075.2
2) No24824.8
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
21) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about gay and lesbian issues in the past 12 months? (SRMGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42342.6
2) No56957.4
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
22) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on gay and lesbian issues? (STMGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87389.3
2) No10510.7
Missing31 
TOTAL978100.0
23) Are you especially concerned about health care? (CONHELTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes89088.7
2) No11311.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1003100.0
24) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about health care in the past 12 months? (SRMHELTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23123.3
2) No75976.7
Missing19 
TOTAL990100.0
25) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on health care? (STMHELTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82484.4
2) No15215.6
Missing33 
TOTAL976100.0
26) Are you especially concerned about hunger and malnutrition? (CONHUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90890.8
2) No929.2
Missing9 
TOTAL1000100.0
27) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about hunger and malnutrition in the past 12 months? (SRMHUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59059.5
2) No40240.5
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
28) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on hunger and malnutrition? (STMHUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88991.1
2) No878.9
Missing33 
TOTAL976100.0
29) Are you especially concerned about immigration? (CONIMMGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51351.6
2) No48148.4
Missing15 
TOTAL994100.0
30) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about immigration in the past 12 months? (SRMIMMGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes959.6
2) No89590.4
Missing19 
TOTAL990100.0
31) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on immigration? (STMIMMGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61163.6
2) No34936.4
Missing49 
TOTAL960100.0
32) Are you especially concerned about international human rights? (CONRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes81982.5
2) No17417.5
Missing16 
TOTAL993100.0
33) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about international human rights in the past 12 months? (SRMRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31532.0
2) No67068.0
Missing24 
TOTAL985100.0
34) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on international human rights? (STMRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85588.0
2) No11712.0
Missing37 
TOTAL972100.0
35) Are you especially concerned about peace or disarmament? (CONPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84084.1
2) No15915.9
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
36) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about peace or disarmament in the past 12 months? (SRMPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51952.4
2) No47147.6
Missing19 
TOTAL990100.0
37) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on peace or disarmament? (STMPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90692.5
2) No737.5
Missing30 
TOTAL979100.0
38) Are you especially concerned about race relations? (CONRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92292.1
2) No797.9
Missing8 
TOTAL1001100.0
39) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about race relations in the past 12 months? (SRMRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63764.2
2) No35535.8
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
40) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on race relations? (STMRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92594.6
2) No535.4
Missing31 
TOTAL978100.0
41) Are you especially concerned about schools/educational issues? (CONEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes85985.8
2) No14214.2
Missing8 
TOTAL1001100.0
42) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about schools/educational issues in the past 12 months? (SRMEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38439.1
2) No59960.9
Missing26 
TOTAL983100.0
43) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on schools/educational issues? (STMEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69972.4
2) No26727.6
Missing43 
TOTAL966100.0
44) Are you especially concerned about Social Security? (CONSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes65665.8
2) No34134.2
Missing12 
TOTAL997100.0
45) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about Social Security in the past 12 months? (SRMSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes434.4
2) No94395.6
Missing23 
TOTAL986100.0
46) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on Social Security? (STMSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41943.9
2) No53556.1
Missing55 
TOTAL954100.0
47) Are you especially concerned about social welfare? (CONWELFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes79079.5
2) No20420.5
Missing15 
TOTAL994100.0
48) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about social welfare in the past 12 months? (SRMWELFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38939.7
2) No59160.3
Missing29 
TOTAL980100.0
49) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on social welfare? (STMWELFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes76679.1
2) No20320.9
Missing40 
TOTAL969100.0
50) Are you especially concerned about sustainable development? (CONDVLMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54956.8
2) No41743.2
Missing43 
TOTAL966100.0
51) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about sustainable development in the past 12 months? (SRMDVLMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9910.4
2) No85089.6
Missing60 
TOTAL949100.0
52) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on sustainable development? (STMDVLMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55358.9
2) No38641.1
Missing70 
TOTAL939100.0
53) Are you especially concerned about women's issues? (CONWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70170.4
2) No29529.6
Missing13 
TOTAL996100.0
54) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about women's issues in the past 12 months? (SRMWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45846.2
2) No53353.8
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
55) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on women's issues? (STMWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87689.6
2) No10210.4
Missing31 
TOTAL978100.0
56) Are you especially concerned about youth violence? (CONYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90290.0
2) No10010.0
Missing7 
TOTAL1002100.0
57) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about youth violence in the past 12 months? (SRMYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59459.9
2) No39740.1
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
58) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on youth violence? (STMYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes67870.3
2) No28729.7
Missing44 
TOTAL965100.0
59) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: Presbyterian publications? (INFOPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all212.1
2) A great deal18919.0
3) A fair amount36937.0
4) Only a little34935.0
5) None696.9
Missing12 
TOTAL997100.0
60) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: your local church? (INFOCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all121.2
2) A great deal899.0
3) A fair amount31031.4
4) Only a little49950.6
5) None777.8
Missing22 
TOTAL987100.0
61) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: national newspapers? (INFONATL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all969.7
2) A great deal43043.5
3) A fair amount21221.4
4) Only a little13814.0
5) None11311.4
Missing20 
TOTAL989100.0
62) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: local newspapers? (INFOLOCL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all747.4
2) A great deal37537.7
3) A fair amount30430.6
4) Only a little20720.8
5) None343.4
Missing15 
TOTAL994100.0
63) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: television programs? (INFOTV)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all666.6
2) A great deal39339.5
3) A fair amount32732.9
4) Only a little17717.8
5) None323.2
Missing14 
TOTAL995100.0
64) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: books? (INFOBOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all292.9
2) A great deal31932.3
3) A fair amount35535.9
4) Only a little25425.7
5) None323.2
Missing20 
TOTAL989100.0
65) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: special newsletters? (INFOLETR)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all252.5
2) A great deal26026.2
3) A fair amount29930.2
4) Only a little29930.2
5) None10810.9
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
66) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: the Internet? (INFONET)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all101.0
2) A great deal9910.2
3) A fair amount17518.0
4) Only a little33634.5
5) None35436.3
Missing35 
TOTAL974100.0
67) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: newsmagazines or other periodicals? (INFOMAG)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all585.9
2) A great deal45446.0
3) A fair amount29129.5
4) Only a little14915.1
5) None343.4
Missing23 
TOTAL986100.0
68) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: publications of organizations focusing on a particular issue? (INFOORGS)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all373.7
2) A great deal22823.0
3) A fair amount28428.7
4) Only a little32933.2
5) None11311.4
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
69) Of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) statements on social issues that you are aware of, do you: (STATEMNT)
TOTAL%
1) Agree with all of them?484.8
2) Agree with most of them?60861.0
3) Agree with about half of them?24224.3
4) Disagree with most of them?757.5
5) Disagree with all of them?30.3
6) Not aware of any?212.1
Missing12 
TOTAL997100.0
70) How informed would you say you are about the activities of the Washington Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (WASHOFFC)
TOTAL%
1) Very well informed535.3
2) Fairly well informed30029.9
3) Not very well informed52352.1
4) Not at all informed12812.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1004100.0
71) How much contact have you had, personally, with the Washington Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (CNTACTWO)
TOTAL%
1) A lot80.8
2) A fair amount777.7
3) Only a little25825.8
4) None65765.7
Missing9 
TOTAL1000100.0
72) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="A lot," 2="A fair amount," or 3="Only a little" to CNTACTWO) How many times in the past year have you had contact with the Washington Office by: talking to a staff member in person? (YEARPERS)
TOTAL%
0) None19271.6
1) 3011.2
2) 2710.1
3) 72.6
4) 51.9
5) 20.7
8) 10.4
10) 31.1
25) 10.4
Missing741 
TOTAL268100.0
73) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="A lot," 2="A fair amount," or 3="Only a little" to CNTACTWO) How many times in the past year have you had contact with the Washington Office by: talking to a staff member by telephone? (YEARPHON)
TOTAL%
0) None20175.6
1) 3513.2
2) 166.0
3) 31.1
4) 41.5
6) 20.8
10) 10.4
12) 10.4
15) 20.8
50) 10.4
Missing743 
TOTAL266100.0
74) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="A lot," 2="A fair amount," or 3="Only a little" to CNTACTWO) How many times in the past year have you had contact with the Washington Office by: hearing a presentation by a staff member? (YEARPRES)
TOTAL%
0) None16861.1
1) 8430.5
2) 155.5
3) 41.5
4) 20.7
5) 20.7
Missing734 
TOTAL275100.0
75) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="A lot," 2="A fair amount," or 3="Only a little" to CNTACTWO) How many times in the past year have you had contact with the Washington Office by: communicating with the Washington Office by e-mail? (YEAREMAL)
TOTAL%
0) None22589.3
1) 135.2
2) 52.0
3) 20.8
4) 10.4
5) 31.2
6) 10.4
11) 10.4
20) 10.4
Missing757 
TOTAL252100.0
76) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="A lot," 2="A fair amount," or 3="Only a little" to CNTACTWO) How many times in the past year have you had contact with the Washington Office by: visiting the Washington Office's Web page? (YEARWEB)
TOTAL%
0) None20679.2
1) 2610.0
2) 103.8
3) 62.3
4) 10.4
5) 41.5
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
8) 10.4
12) 20.8
20) 20.8
Missing749 
TOTAL260100.0
77) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="A lot," 2="A fair amount," or 3="Only a little" to CNTACTWO) How many times in the past year have you had contact with the Washington Office by: writing a letter to a staff member? (YEARLETR)
TOTAL%
0) None23193.9
1) 93.7
2) 20.8
5) 20.8
6) 10.4
12) 10.4
Missing763 
TOTAL246100.0
78) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="A lot," 2="A fair amount," or 3="Only a little" to CNTACTWO) How many times in the past year have you had contact with the Washington Office by: reading something put out by the Washington Office? (YEARREAD)
TOTAL%
0) None6620.7
1) 4313.5
2) 6319.7
3) 3511.0
4) 257.8
5) 268.2
6) 226.9
7) 51.6
8) 72.2
10) 165.0
11) 10.3
12) 30.9
13) 10.3
20) 30.9
60) 10.3
99) Many20.6
Missing690 
TOTAL319100.0
79) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="A lot," 2="A fair amount," or 3="Only a little" to CNTACTWO) How many times in the past year have you had contact with the Washington Office by: reading something about the Washington Office? (YEARWO)
TOTAL%
0) None7022.2
1) 4915.6
2) 5517.5
3) 3912.4
4) 237.3
5) 227.0
6) 134.1
7) 41.3
8) 82.5
9) 10.3
10) 206.3
12) 41.3
13) 10.3
15) 20.6
18) 10.3
23) 10.3
99) Many20.6
Missing694 
TOTAL315100.0
80) In your opinion, how effective is the Washington Office in bringing the denomination's position on social issues to the attention of policy makers? (WOPOLICY)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective525.2
2) Fairly effective21421.5
3) Not very effective17117.2
4) Not at all effective717.1
5) Don't know48949.0
Missing12 
TOTAL997100.0
81) In your opinion, how effective is the Washington Office in providing Presbyterians with timely, accurate information about issues before Congress? (WOCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective464.6
2) Fairly effective17317.3
3) Not very effective29729.8
4) Not at all effective12912.9
5) Don't know35335.4
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
82) How much money do you think the PC(USA) spends annually on the Washington Office? (MONEYWO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL863162409.165286921
83) Do you feel the denomination is spending too much money on the Washington Office, about the right amount, or too little? (AMTMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Too much19619.9
2) About the right amount11812.0
3) Too little11912.1
4) Don't know55356.1
Missing23 
TOTAL986100.0
84) As far as you know, does your congregation or presbytery do anything to influence public policy at the level of state government? (CONGINF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, my congregation does.939.5
2) Yes, my presbytery does.28128.8
3) Yes, both17417.8
4) No, neither29930.6
5) Don't know12913.2
Missing33 
TOTAL976100.0
85) Have you personally done anything through your congregation or presbytery to influence public policy at the level of state government? (PERSINF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, through my congregation16116.5
2) Yes, through my presbytery13313.6
3) Yes, through both14214.5
4) No, neither52053.2
5) Don't know212.1
Missing32 
TOTAL977100.0
86) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes, through my congregation," 2="Yes, through my presbytery," or 3="Yes, through both" to PERSINF) If "yes," have you done the following through your congregation or presbytery within the last year?- contacted state policy makers in person (YRPERSON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22647.5
2) No25052.5
Missing533 
TOTAL476100.0
87) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes, through my congregation," 2="Yes, through my presbytery," or 3="Yes, through both" to PERSINF) If "yes," have you done the following through your congregation or presbytery within the last year?- sent a letter or petition to state policy makers (YRLETTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34768.4
2) No16031.6
Missing502 
TOTAL507100.0
88) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes, through my congregation," 2="Yes, through my presbytery," or 3="Yes, through both" to PERSINF) If "yes," have you done the following through your congregation or presbytery within the last year?- talked to a state policy maker by telephone (YRPHONE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15433.8
2) No30266.2
Missing553 
TOTAL456100.0
89) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes, through my congregation," 2="Yes, through my presbytery," or 3="Yes, through both" to PERSINF) If "yes," have you done the following through your congregation or presbytery within the last year?- sent an e-mail to a state policy maker (YREMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13630.6
2) No30969.4
Missing564 
TOTAL445100.0
90) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes, through my congregation," 2="Yes, through my presbytery," or 3="Yes, through both" to PERSINF) If "yes," have you done the following through your congregation or presbytery within the last year?- served on a state governmental task force or committee (YRCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes409.3
2) No39090.7
Missing579 
TOTAL430100.0
91) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="Yes, through my congregation," 2="Yes, through my presbytery," or 3="Yes, through both" to PERSINF) If "yes," have you done the following through your congregation or presbytery within the last year?- other (please specify) (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4829.4
2) No11570.6
Missing846 
TOTAL163100.0
92) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - policy statements by the General Assembly on social issues (INFSTMNT)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount676.7
2) A fair amount20720.8
3) A small amount34234.4
4) Hardly any30831.0
5) None454.5
6) Don't know252.5
Missing15 
TOTAL994100.0
93) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - the efforts of the Washington Office (INFWO)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount404.0
2) A fair amount19719.8
3) A small amount27127.2
4) Hardly any20921.0
5) None444.4
6) Don't know23623.7
Missing12 
TOTAL997100.0
94) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - direct advocacy by grass-roots Presbyterians with their congressional representatives (INFROOTS)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount14414.4
2) A fair amount45445.5
3) A small amount29729.8
4) Hardly any434.3
5) None70.7
6) Don't know535.3
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
95) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - messages from the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly or other PC(USA) leaders (INFLEADR)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount343.4
2) A fair amount22622.8
3) A small amount37437.7
4) Hardly any27327.5
5) None454.5
6) Don't know404.0
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
96) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - the efforts of the Presbyterian Hunger Program (INFHUNGR)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount11111.1
2) A fair amount40040.2
3) A small amount33133.2
4) Hardly any727.2
5) None101.0
6) Don't know727.2
Missing13 
TOTAL996100.0
97) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - the efforts of the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program (INFPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount898.9
2) A fair amount31231.3
3) A small amount35835.9
4) Hardly any14414.4
5) None232.3
6) Don't know727.2
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
98) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - the denomination's colleges and seminaries (INFEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount494.9
2) A fair amount20420.5
3) A small amount34834.9
4) Hardly any24724.8
5) None535.3
6) Don't know959.5
Missing13 
TOTAL996100.0
99) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - public issue advocacy work performed by the clergy (INFADVOC)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount494.9
2) A fair amount33633.7
3) A small amount40240.4
4) Hardly any13213.3
5) None161.6
6) Don't know616.1
Missing13 
TOTAL996100.0
100) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - the social ministries of local congregations (INFSOCL)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount17918.1
2) A fair amount44845.2
3) A small amount28228.5
4) Hardly any474.7
5) None60.6
6) Don't know292.9
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
101) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - members with influence in business or government (INFGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount20520.5
2) A fair amount47047.1
3) A small amount22622.6
4) Hardly any454.5
5) None101.0
6) Don't know424.2
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
102) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - congregations' training of children and young people (INFKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount10010.1
2) A fair amount29829.9
3) A small amount34034.2
4) Hardly any16917.0
5) None282.8
6) Don't know606.0
Missing14 
TOTAL995100.0
103) Of the various ways that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) influences public life in the United States, how much of this influence would you say happens through the following? - members playing responsible roles in their communities (INFROLES)
TOTAL%
1) A large amount36336.3
2) A fair amount46746.7
3) A small amount11911.9
4) Hardly any161.6
5) None80.8
6) Don't know262.6
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
104) Compared with the 1960s and 1970s, do you think the public influence of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is significantly stronger now, a little stronger now, about the same, a little weaker, or significantly weaker? (PUBINFPC)
TOTAL%
1) Significantly stronger now101.0
2) A little stronger now393.9
3) About the same now as then10710.7
4) A little weaker now31531.4
5) Significantly weaker now45445.2
6) Don't know797.9
Missing5 
TOTAL1004100.0
105) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - an interfaith coalition that is concerned with community issues (ISSCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64865.8
2) No30230.7
3) Don't know353.6
Missing24 
TOTAL985100.0
106) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - efforts to encourage greater understanding among different religions (ISSREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46146.9
2) No47648.4
3) Don't know464.7
Missing26 
TOTAL983100.0
107) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - a voter registration drive (ISSVOTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes596.0
2) No87089.0
3) Don't know495.0
Missing31 
TOTAL978100.0
108) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - an effort to support gay and lesbian rights (ISSGAYRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18418.7
2) No76477.6
3) Don't know373.8
Missing24 
TOTAL985100.0
109) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - service activities involving other nonprofit organizations (ISSSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84886.1
2) No10610.8
3) Don't know313.1
Missing24 
TOTAL985100.0
110) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - a racial awareness or multicultural diversity program (ISSDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43544.1
2) No50751.4
3) Don't know444.5
Missing23 
TOTAL986100.0
111) Are you an active member of one or more groups outside your congregation that are concerned with Christian responsibility and social action? (OUTSDGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64264.1
2) No35235.2
3) Don't know70.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1001100.0
112) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - pre-marital counseling (MINPREMR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes87488.0
2) No979.8
3) Don't know222.2
Missing16 
TOTAL993100.0
113) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - marital counseling or support groups (MINMARTL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58259.0
2) No36737.2
3) Don't know383.9
Missing22 
TOTAL987100.0
114) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - parenting classes (MINPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42743.5
2) No50751.6
3) Don't know484.9
Missing27 
TOTAL982100.0
115) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - Sunday School for children (MINSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes95596.3
2) No323.2
3) Don't know50.5
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
116) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - youth ministry (MINYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes88489.6
2) No959.6
3) Don't know80.8
Missing22 
TOTAL987100.0
117) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - daycare or after-school programs for children (MINDAYCR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43544.2
2) No53254.1
3) Don't know171.7
Missing25 
TOTAL984100.0
118) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - ministry for divorced or blended families (MINFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21021.4
2) No71372.7
3) Don't know585.9
Missing28 
TOTAL981100.0
119) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - ministry for elderly/shut-ins (MINELD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80180.7
2) No16516.6
3) Don't know262.6
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
120) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - ministry on balancing work and family (MINWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17517.8
2) No74475.8
3) Don't know636.4
Missing27 
TOTAL982100.0
121) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - singles ministry (MINSNGLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23123.5
2) No71472.5
3) Don't know404.1
Missing24 
TOTAL985100.0
122) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - ministry for victims of domestic violence (MINVCTMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16116.4
2) No76177.3
3) Don't know626.3
Missing25 
TOTAL984100.0
123) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - other family ministries (MINOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49951.9
2) No38439.9
3) Don't know798.2
Missing47 
TOTAL962100.0
124) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - My congregation is doing a good job supporting families. (AGFAMLYS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12312.4
2) Agree67368.0
3) Disagree14414.6
4) Strongly disagree111.1
5) No opinion383.8
Missing20 
TOTAL989100.0
125) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - It is best for children to grow up in an intact two-parent family. (AG2PARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44745.1
2) Agree45646.0
3) Disagree606.1
4) Strongly disagree50.5
5) No opinion232.3
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
126) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - The church should be tolerant of family changes (divorce, remarriage, same-sex couples) now taking place. (AGCHANGS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31832.7
2) Agree42143.3
3) Disagree12913.3
4) Strongly disagree828.4
5) No opinion222.3
Missing37 
TOTAL972100.0
127) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - Churches should do all that they can to discourage couples from divorcing. (AGNODIV)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14514.9
2) Agree44045.1
3) Disagree31131.9
4) Strongly disagree333.4
5) No opinion474.8
Missing33 
TOTAL976100.0
128) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - In families with children, it is best for men to focus on breadwinning and for women to focus on taking care of home/children. (AGROLES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree222.2
2) Agree11111.3
3) Disagree42042.6
4) Strongly disagree38438.9
5) No opinion495.0
Missing23 
TOTAL986100.0
129) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - It is OK for couples to live together before they marry. (AGCOHABT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree333.3
2) Agree22923.0
3) Disagree42442.7
4) Strongly disagree26126.3
5) No opinion474.7
Missing15 
TOTAL994100.0
130) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - I would like to get more guidance from my church on marriage or parenting. (AGGUIDNC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree454.6
2) Agree43844.6
3) Disagree25425.9
4) Strongly disagree363.7
5) No opinion20821.2
Missing28 
TOTAL981100.0
131) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - My congregation does a good job ministering to singles, the divorced, and blended/step-families. (AGSINGLS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree424.3
2) Agree35836.4
3) Disagree39840.4
4) Strongly disagree848.5
5) No opinion10210.4
Missing25 
TOTAL984100.0
132) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - It's more important that children are raised by adults with good parenting skills than by their biological parents. (AGGDSKLL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15115.5
2) Agree40741.8
3) Disagree22222.8
4) Strongly disagree495.0
5) No opinion14414.8
Missing36 
TOTAL973100.0
133) How much attention have you given to the changes in welfare law that took place in 1996? (WLFRLAW)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal18218.1
2) Some51050.8
3) Very little18618.5
4) Almost none818.1
5) None444.4
Missing6 
TOTAL1003100.0
134) The 1996 welfare law placed a lifetime limit of five years on receiving welfare benefits. In general, do you think this is a fair way of reforming the welfare system? (WLFR5YR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, fair21721.7
2) No, not fair31031.0
3) It depends44844.8
4) Don't know252.5
Missing9 
TOTAL1000100.0
135) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement about partnerships between government and religious organizations formed to provide for the poor? - Churches and religious organizations can benefit from the extra financial assistance provided by state government. (AGRFINAN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree959.6
2) Agree46847.2
3) Disagree27127.3
4) Strongly disagree10210.3
5) No opinion555.5
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
136) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement about partnerships between government and religious organizations formed to provide for the poor?- Churches and religious organizations are well suited to provide for the poor because of their traditional concern for the needy. (AGRCNCRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17717.8
2) Agree56756.9
3) Disagree20620.7
4) Strongly disagree292.9
5) No opinion171.7
Missing13 
TOTAL996100.0
137) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement about partnerships between government and religious organizations formed to provide for the poor? - Through providing goods and services, churches and religious organizations have an opportunity to share the gospel with the poor. (AGRGOSPL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25926.0
2) Agree66466.6
3) Disagree565.6
4) Strongly disagree80.8
5) No opinion101.0
Missing12 
TOTAL997100.0
138) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement about partnerships between government and religious organizations formed to provide for the poor? - Churches and religious organizations shouldn't work too closely with the government to help the poor because of separation of church and state. (AGRSEP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree383.8
2) Agree19019.0
3) Disagree57557.6
4) Strongly disagree17917.9
5) No opinion171.7
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
139) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement about partnerships between government and religious organizations formed to provide for the poor? - Churches and religious organizations shouldn't receive money from the government because it will make them more accountable to the government for their actions. (AGRGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10210.2
2) Agree29329.4
3) Disagree47347.5
4) Strongly disagree818.1
5) No opinion474.7
Missing13 
TOTAL996100.0
140) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement about partnerships between government and religious organizations formed to provide for the poor? - Churches and religious organizations should focus on what they do best, and providing social services for the poor on a large scale isn't something they should focus on. (AGRBEST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree454.5
2) Agree24424.6
3) Disagree46446.8
4) Strongly disagree19719.9
5) No opinion424.2
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
141) Please indicate the level of your agreement with the following general statement about racial/ethnic ministries and/or racial justice issues. - Although racial concerns are important, there are more important issues facing the church today. (RACIMPT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree535.3
2) Agree39339.6
3) Disagree41641.9
4) Strongly disagree10010.1
5) No opinion313.1
Missing16 
TOTAL993100.0
142) Please indicate the level of your agreement with the following general statement about racial/ethnic ministries and/or racial justice issues. - The focus on specific racial concerns is divisive to the unity of the church. (RACUNITY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree121.2
2) Agree13013.1
3) Disagree65465.7
4) Strongly disagree17517.6
5) No opinion252.5
Missing13 
TOTAL996100.0
143) Please indicate the level of your agreement with the following general statement about racial/ethnic ministries and/or racial justice issues. - Racial issues within the church have largely been resolved. (RACCHRES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree101.0
2) Agree646.4
3) Disagree59559.6
4) Strongly disagree31131.2
5) No opinion181.8
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
144) Please indicate the level of your agreement with the following general statement about racial/ethnic ministries and/or racial justice issues. - Racial issues within society at large have largely been resolved. (RACSOCTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree70.7
2) Agree242.4
3) Disagree43643.6
4) Strongly disagree52352.4
5) No opinion90.9
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
145) Some people say that because of past discrimination, African-Americans should be given preference in hiring and promotion. Others say that such preference in hiring and promotion of blacks is wrong because it discriminates against whites. What about your opinion? What do you think about preferential hiring and promotion of African-Americans? (AFFACTN)
TOTAL%
1) Favor strongly13613.7
2) Favor slightly40140.3
3) No opinion424.2
4) Oppose slightly26927.1
5) Oppose strongly14614.7
Missing15 
TOTAL994100.0
146) Do you think the quality of leadership in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) would be improved or diminished if the Presbyterian Church had many more African-American elders, pastors, clergy, and professional staff? (AFAMLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Improved greatly17417.6
2) Improved somewhat28328.6
3) No difference39039.4
4) Diminished somewhat343.4
5) Diminished greatly60.6
6) Don't know/No answer10210.3
Missing20 
TOTAL989100.0
147) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are white/Anglo. (APPWHITE)
TOTAL%
0) None30.3
1) 40.4
2) 10.1
5) 60.6
6) 10.1
21) 10.1
25) 10.1
35) 30.3
40) 50.5
43) 10.1
50) 40.4
57) 10.1
60) 60.6
61) 10.1
62) 10.1
63) 10.1
65) 10.1
66) 30.3
70) 20.2
73) 20.2
74) 10.1
75) 30.3
76) 20.2
78) 20.2
80) 141.5
81) 10.1
83) 10.1
84) 10.1
85) 111.1
86) 20.2
87) 20.2
88) 20.2
89) 60.6
90) 535.5
91) 20.2
92) 101.0
93) 90.9
94) 252.6
95) 909.3
96) 363.7
97) 565.8
98) 17117.8
99) 24024.9
100) 100%17518.2
Missing46 
TOTAL963100.0
148) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are African- American. (APPAFAM)
TOTAL%
0) None10116.8
1) 27445.5
2) 7412.3
3) 406.6
4) 132.2
5) 254.2
6) 10.2
7) 10.2
8) 91.5
9) 20.3
10) 213.5
15) 30.5
20) 71.2
25) 20.3
30) 71.2
33) 10.2
34) 10.2
35) 30.5
40) 20.3
50) 20.3
56) 10.2
60) 10.2
78) 10.2
94) 10.2
99) 30.5
100) 100%61.0
Missing407 
TOTAL602100.0
149) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are Hispanic American. (APPHSPAM)
TOTAL%
0) None11424.5
1) 19642.2
2) 6113.1
3) 214.5
4) 132.8
5) 296.2
7) 10.2
8) 51.1
9) 10.2
10) 91.9
13) 20.4
15) 20.4
18) 10.2
20) 10.2
25) 10.2
30) 20.4
33) 10.2
40) 10.2
95) 20.4
100) 100%20.4
Missing544 
TOTAL465100.0
150) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are Asian-American. (APPASNAM)
TOTAL%
0) None8114.7
1) 28551.6
2) 8214.9
3) 254.5
4) 162.9
5) 336.0
6) 30.5
7) 20.4
8) 50.9
10) 71.3
20) 30.5
35) 10.2
50) 10.2
60) 10.2
93) 10.2
94) 10.2
95) 20.4
98) 10.2
100) 100%20.4
Missing457 
TOTAL552100.0
151) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are Native American/American Indian. (APPNATAM)
TOTAL%
0) None17357.1
1) 9029.7
2) 196.3
3) 72.3
4) 10.3
5) 72.3
6) 10.3
10) 10.3
25) 10.3
30) 10.3
50) 10.3
99) 10.3
Missing706 
TOTAL303100.0
152) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are other. (APPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) None10851.4
1) 6430.5
2) 146.7
3) 41.9
4) 31.4
5) 73.3
6) 21.0
7) 21.0
10) 10.5
25) 10.5
30) 21.0
35) 10.5
50) 10.5
Missing799 
TOTAL210100.0
153) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - lobbying members of Congress or other policymakers (ENVCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important14814.9
2) Very important31331.6
3) Somewhat important35235.6
4) Not very important16316.5
5) Don't know141.4
Missing19 
TOTAL990100.0
154) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - working with government agencies to develop and implement policy (ENVGOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important12312.4
2) Very important34534.9
3) Somewhat important35135.5
4) Not very important15615.8
5) Don't know141.4
Missing20 
TOTAL989100.0
155) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - gathering the opinions of church members and making those known to government (ENVOPIN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important12612.7
2) Very important33633.9
3) Somewhat important37137.5
4) Not very important15315.5
5) Don't know40.4
Missing19 
TOTAL990100.0
156) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - helping members and congregations contact their legislators directly (ENVLEGIS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important18618.8
2) Very important41241.5
3) Somewhat important30430.6
4) Not very important858.6
5) Don't know50.5
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
157) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - communicating church opinions through the media (ENVMEDIA)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important929.4
2) Very important25626.1
3) Somewhat important40641.4
4) Not very important21421.8
5) Don't know131.3
Missing28 
TOTAL981100.0
158) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - endorsing political candidates and encouraging members to vote for them (ENVVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important262.7
2) Very important747.7
3) Somewhat important18519.2
4) Not very important62564.8
5) Don't know555.7
Missing44 
TOTAL965100.0
159) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - providing educational materials to congregations and members (ENVEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important23523.7
2) Very important41942.2
3) Somewhat important27327.5
4) Not very important565.6
5) Don't know90.9
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
160) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - training clergy to be more aware of and involved in environmental concerns (ENVTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important17417.6
2) Very important35836.2
3) Somewhat important31531.8
4) Not very important13613.7
5) Don't know70.7
Missing19 
TOTAL990100.0
161) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - researching environmental issues and writing study papers with policy recommendations (ENVPOLCY)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important767.7
2) Very important25425.7
3) Somewhat important38138.5
4) Not very important26927.2
5) Don't know101.0
Missing19 
TOTAL990100.0
162) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - passing resolutions and policy statements in the General Assembly (ENVGENAS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important646.5
2) Very important18618.8
3) Somewhat important37738.0
4) Not very important35936.2
5) Don't know50.5
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
163) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - promoting grassroots and congregational action on environmental problems in local areas (ENVROOTS)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important28028.2
2) Very important43844.2
3) Somewhat important21321.5
4) Not very important575.7
5) Don't know40.4
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
164) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - developing a network of members around the country concerned with these issues (ENVNTWRK)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important15415.6
2) Very important35435.8
3) Somewhat important33934.3
4) Not very important13613.8
5) Don't know60.6
Missing20 
TOTAL989100.0
165) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way. - working toward better international agreements on global environmental problems (ENVINTNL)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important18418.6
2) Very important34534.8
3) Somewhat important29229.5
4) Not very important16016.1
5) Don't know101.0
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
166) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way.- focusing on environmental concerns in foreign mission work (ENVMISSN)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important10210.3
2) Very important29930.3
3) Somewhat important38138.6
4) Not very important18618.8
5) Don't know202.0
Missing21 
TOTAL988100.0
167) Here is a possible way that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) can be involved in environmental issues. Please indicate how important you think it is for the PC(USA) to be involved in this way.- working with secular environmental organizations toward common goals (ENVSECLR)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important13513.6
2) Very important37237.5
3) Somewhat important34334.6
4) Not very important13213.3
5) Don't know90.9
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
168) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The Church should be more involved in environmental problems that impact humans directly, such as polluted drinking water, than on problems that have less direct human impact, such as protecting endangered species. (AGREHUMN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17717.9
2) Agree44444.9
3) Strongly disagree14614.8
4) Disagree16316.5
5) No opinion596.0
Missing20 
TOTAL989100.0
169) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The Church should be more involved in environmental problems that primarily effect poor and minority communities, such as hazardous waste dumps in depressed areas, than on problems that do not affect one class or race more than another. (AGREPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21621.9
2) Agree43944.6
3) Strongly disagree10710.9
4) Disagree14414.6
5) No opinion798.0
Missing24 
TOTAL985100.0
170) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is involved in a range of social concerns and public issues. Compared to other concerns, how much time and effort should the Church spend working on environmental issues? (ENVISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) A lot more13914.0
2) A little more24124.3
3) About the same amount37137.4
4) A little less747.5
5) A lot less888.9
6) Don't know798.0
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
171) Type of sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors67166.5
4) Specialized Clergy33833.5
TOTAL1009100.0
172) Old Code (OLDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL10091240.377731
173) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? 19__ (WHENORDN)
TOTAL%
44) 10.1
45) 10.1
50) 10.1
51) 10.1
52) 70.7
53) 20.2
54) 50.5
55) 101.0
56) 171.7
57) 191.9
58) 141.4
59) 242.4
60) 202.0
61) 212.1
62) 282.8
63) 242.4
64) 181.8
65) 212.1
66) 222.2
67) 232.3
68) 252.5
69) 212.1
70) 171.7
71) 282.8
72) 232.3
73) 252.5
74) 232.3
75) 232.3
76) 202.0
77) 242.4
78) 313.1
79) 292.9
80) 353.5
81) 323.2
82) 323.2
83) 393.9
84) 323.2
85) 272.7
86) 191.9
87) 262.6
88) 262.6
89) 262.6
90) 222.2
91) 212.1
92) 252.5
93) 242.4
94) 252.5
95) 252.5
96) 30.3
97) 10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1008100.0
174) 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%
1) Baptist1922.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)11.2
3) Episcopalian11.2
6) Methodist44.8
7) Other Presbyterian3744.0
8) Reformed56.0
9) Roman Catholic11.2
10) United Church of Christ89.5
12) Other78.3
99) More than one selected11.2
Missing925 
TOTAL84100.0
175) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No90991.1
2) Yes898.9
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
176) (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.11.2
2) M.A.11.2
3) Th.M./S.T.M.22.3
4) D.Min.5968.6
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.1315.1
6) Other1011.6
Missing923 
TOTAL86100.0
177) (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) Asbury11.2
5) Austin22.3
6) Bangor11.2
14) Chicago Theological Seminary22.3
18) Columbia89.3
20) Covenant22.3
21) Drew University11.2
22) Dubuque11.2
23) Duke University11.2
24) Eastern Baptist11.2
30) Fuller Theological Seminary55.8
31) Garrett Evangelical11.2
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary11.2
38) Johnson C. Smith11.2
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary11.2
40) Lexington11.2
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary910.5
43) Lutheran PA11.2
45) McCormick33.5
46) Memphis11.2
53) New York11.2
63) Pittsburgh55.8
65) Princeton55.8
68) San Francisco1011.6
78) Union Seminary (VA)22.3
99) Other1922.1
Missing923 
TOTAL86100.0
178) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECLRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No70570.2
2) Yes29929.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1004100.0
179) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY WERE ENGAGED IN A LONG-TERM SECULAR JOB OR CAREER BEFORE ENTERING SEMINARY FOR THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV) How long were you in that long-term secular job or career? (JOBLONG)
TOTAL%
0) 10.3
1) 62.0
2) 247.9
3) 247.9
4) 299.6
5) 3712.3
6) 186.0
7) 237.6
8) 165.3
9) 93.0
10) 299.6
11) 93.0
12) 124.0
13) 41.3
14) 51.7
15) 113.6
16) 20.7
17) 10.3
18) 41.3
19) 41.3
20) 93.0
21) 10.3
23) 10.3
24) 31.0
25) 72.3
26) 20.7
28) 31.0
30) 41.3
32) 10.3
33) 10.3
34) 10.3
40) 10.3
Missing707 
TOTAL302100.0
180) (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) 10.1
49) 10.1
51) 10.1
52) 70.7
53) 10.1
54) 60.6
55) 90.9
56) 171.7
57) 191.9
58) 161.6
59) 212.1
60) 212.1
61) 252.5
62) 282.8
63) 222.2
64) 161.6
65) 242.4
66) 222.2
67) 191.9
68) 242.4
69) 272.7
70) 222.2
71) 303.0
72) 222.2
73) 242.4
74) 191.9
75) 272.7
76) 222.2
77) 292.9
78) 242.4
79) 303.0
80) 353.5
81) 282.8
82) 383.8
83) 353.5
84) 272.7
85) 242.4
86) 232.3
87) 212.1
88) 222.2
89) 343.4
90) 222.2
91) 131.3
92) 262.6
93) 141.4
94) 171.7
95) 151.5
96) 40.4
99) Do not have degree202.0
Missing14 
TOTAL995100.0
181) (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
TOTAL97051.78624
182) 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) No58358.4
2) Yes41541.6
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
183) {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 checked99898.9
1) Checked111.1
TOTAL1009100.0
184) (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
60) 19.1
61) 218.2
63) 19.1
66) 19.1
74) 19.1
75) 19.1
91) 19.1
94) 19.1
Missing998 
TOTAL11100.0
185) (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) PSCE880.0
Missing999 
TOTAL10100.0
186) {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 checked93893.0
1) Checked717.0
TOTAL1009100.0
187) (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
58) 11.4
59) 11.4
60) 11.4
61) 34.3
62) 22.9
64) 11.4
65) 22.9
66) 11.4
67) 22.9
68) 22.9
69) 22.9
70) 45.7
71) 11.4
72) 57.1
73) 11.4
74) 34.3
76) 34.3
77) 11.4
78) 57.1
79) 22.9
81) 34.3
82) 22.9
85) 45.7
86) 45.7
87) 22.9
88) 11.4
89) 22.9
90) 11.4
91) 45.7
94) 11.4
95) 11.4
Missing939 
TOTAL70100.0
188) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.A. degree? (GRADMAS)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland11.4
13) University of Chicago Divinity34.3
14) Chicago Theological Seminary11.4
16) Claremont11.4
18) Columbia11.4
21) Drew University11.4
23) Duke University11.4
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.4
30) Fuller Theological Seminary22.9
45) McCormick34.3
63) Pittsburgh11.4
64) PSCE1014.5
65) Princeton11.4
68) San Francisco22.9
74) Trinity Evangelical Div11.4
75) Union-Auburn11.4
81) Vanderbilt22.9
85) Westminister11.4
88) Yale45.8
99) Other3144.9
Missing940 
TOTAL69100.0
189) {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 checked91490.6
1) Checked959.4
TOTAL1009100.0
190) (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%
50) 11.1
55) 11.1
58) 11.1
59) 22.1
61) 11.1
62) 44.2
63) 22.1
64) 55.3
65) 22.1
66) 66.3
67) 44.2
68) 55.3
69) 55.3
70) 33.2
71) 55.3
72) 33.2
73) 33.2
74) 33.2
75) 22.1
78) 22.1
80) 66.3
81) 22.1
82) 22.1
83) 55.3
84) 33.2
85) 22.1
86) 11.1
87) 11.1
88) 55.3
89) 22.1
91) 22.1
93) 11.1
94) 22.1
95) 11.1
Missing914 
TOTAL95100.0
191) (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
17) Colgate Rochester22.2
18) Columbia77.6
22) Dubuque33.3
25) Eden Theological Seminary11.1
31) Garrett Evangelical11.1
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary22.2
45) McCormick22.2
63) Pittsburgh33.3
65) Princeton3841.3
68) San Francisco44.3
69) Southeastern Baptist11.1
71) St. Mary's11.1
75) Union-Auburn66.5
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)88.7
88) Yale55.4
99) Other55.4
Missing917 
TOTAL92100.0
192) {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 checked76675.9
1) Checked24324.1
TOTAL1009100.0
193) (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%
71) 10.4
72) 31.3
73) 52.1
74) 62.5
75) 72.9
76) 125.0
77) 72.9
78) 114.6
79) 104.2
80) 83.3
81) 135.4
82) 166.7
83) 114.6
84) 114.6
85) 187.5
86) 156.3
87) 72.9
88) 52.1
89) 52.1
90) 62.5
91) 104.2
92) 145.9
93) 125.0
94) 93.8
95) 93.8
96) 72.9
97) 10.4
Missing770 
TOTAL239100.0
194) (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) Austin125.0
8) Bethel Theological Seminary10.4
9) Brite10.4
14) Chicago Theological Seminary20.8
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.4
16) Claremont10.4
17) Colgate Rochester20.8
18) Columbia229.1
21) Drew University83.3
22) Dubuque10.4
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary31.2
25) Eden Theological Seminary62.5
27) Erskine Theological Seminary10.4
30) Fuller Theological Seminary125.0
31) Garrett Evangelical10.4
36) Iliff School20.8
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary20.8
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary72.9
45) McCormick6024.9
53) New York10.4
63) Pittsburgh135.4
65) Princeton93.7
68) San Francisco3012.4
72) St Paul10.4
77) United Theological Seminary MN10.4
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)2510.4
81) Vanderbilt31.2
99) Other114.6
Missing768 
TOTAL241100.0
195) {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 checked93993.1
1) Checked706.9
TOTAL1009100.0
196) (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) 45.8
59) 11.4
60) 11.4
62) 11.4
63) 11.4
64) 22.9
65) 34.3
66) 11.4
67) 11.4
68) 22.9
69) 22.9
70) 22.9
71) 22.9
72) 34.3
73) 11.4
74) 22.9
75) 11.4
76) 22.9
77) 11.4
80) 22.9
81) 34.3
82) 34.3
83) 22.9
85) 45.8
86) 22.9
87) 11.4
88) 68.7
89) 22.9
90) 11.4
91) 11.4
92) 57.2
94) 11.4
95) 11.4
96) 11.4
97) 11.4
Missing940 
TOTAL69100.0
197) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (GRPHDPC)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity11.5
16) Claremont11.5
18) Columbia34.5
23) Duke University46.1
31) Garrett Evangelical11.5
34) Harvard University23.0
45) McCormick11.5
65) Princeton34.5
68) San Francisco11.5
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.5
75) Union-Auburn23.0
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)34.5
79) University of Notre Dame11.5
81) Vanderbilt710.6
88) Yale34.5
89) Emory34.5
99) Other2943.9
Missing943 
TOTAL66100.0
198) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Other (GRADOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97296.3
1) Checked373.7
TOTAL1009100.0
199) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Please indicate the year in which you received all other degrees. 19__ (GROTHYR)
TOTAL%
59) 25.7
60) 12.9
61) 38.6
64) 12.9
70) 12.9
71) 25.7
72) 12.9
74) 12.9
75) 25.7
76) 12.9
77) 12.9
78) 25.7
79) 25.7
80) 38.6
81) 12.9
83) 12.9
84) 12.9
85) 12.9
90) 25.7
91) 25.7
92) 12.9
93) 12.9
96) 12.9
97) 12.9
Missing974 
TOTAL35100.0
200) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Which PCUSA school awarded you any other degrees? (GROTHPC)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland12.9
5) Austin12.9
12) Central Baptist12.9
18) Columbia12.9
45) McCormick12.9
59) Pacific Lutheran12.9
67) Regent12.9
68) San Francisco12.9
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)12.9
81) Vanderbilt12.9
83) Wesley12.9
99) Other2367.6
Missing975 
TOTAL34100.0
201) 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 college50.5
4) College graduate53653.9
5) Some graduate work19319.4
6) Graduate degree25725.9
Missing15 
TOTAL994100.0
202) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation69568.9
2) Non-parish job or ministry24824.6
3) Unemployed272.7
4) Retired from active ministry383.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1008100.0
203) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry5379.1
3) Unemployed46.0
4) Retired from active ministry1014.9
Missing942 
TOTAL67100.0
204) (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-time57383.2
2) Part-time11616.8
Missing320 
TOTAL689100.0
205) (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) 76.3
2) 76.3
3) 32.7
4) 10.9
8) 32.7
9) 10.9
10) 54.5
12) 21.8
13) 21.8
15) 76.3
16) 21.8
17) 10.9
18) 10.9
20) 1210.7
22) 10.9
24) 32.7
25) 98.0
26) 21.8
29) 10.9
30) 1816.1
32) 32.7
33) 21.8
34) 10.9
35) 43.6
36) 10.9
37) 10.9
40) 32.7
44) 10.9
45) 32.7
50) 10.9
55) 32.7
65) 10.9
Missing897 
TOTAL112100.0
206) (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 pastor33949.3
2) Senior pastor13719.9
3) Assistant/Associate pastor9614.0
4) Co-pastor202.9
5) Stated or temporary supply334.8
6) Designated pastor60.9
7) Interim pastor304.4
8) Tentmaker40.6
9) Paid parish associate71.0
10) Other162.3
Missing321 
TOTAL688100.0
207) (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 pastor11.3
2) Senior pastor1519.7
3) Assistant/Associate pastor67.9
4) Co-pastor11.3
5) Stated or temporary supply1418.4
6) Designated pastor79.2
7) Interim pastor1418.4
8) Tentmaker1215.8
9) Paid parish associate11.3
10) Other56.6
Missing933 
TOTAL76100.0
208) (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) One64994.2
2) Two or more405.8
Missing320 
TOTAL689100.0
209) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) How many congregations do you serve as pastor? (MANY2CNG)
TOTAL%
2) Two3284.2
3) Three25.3
4) Four37.9
5) Five12.6
Missing971 
TOTAL38100.0
210) (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) No2863.6
2) Yes1636.4
Missing965 
TOTAL44100.0
211) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more.) (MEMCLRGY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL683636.5121051
212) (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-time23270.1
2) Part-time9929.9
Missing678 
TOTAL331100.0
213) (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) 22.2
2) 22.2
4) 11.1
5) 11.1
6) 22.2
7) 22.2
8) 66.6
9) 11.1
10) 88.8
11) 11.1
12) 66.6
14) 11.1
15) 44.4
16) 22.2
18) 11.1
20) 2123.1
23) 11.1
24) 11.1
25) 22.2
28) 11.1
29) 11.1
30) 66.6
32) 22.2
35) 11.1
40) 99.9
42) 11.1
45) 11.1
50) 22.2
55) 11.1
65) 11.1
Missing918 
TOTAL91100.0
214) (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 institution8425.5
2) Chaplain6218.8
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker41.2
4) National staff or middle governing body staff5015.2
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency164.9
6) Professional pastoral counselor278.2
7) Other employment8626.1
Missing680 
TOTAL329100.0
215) (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 institution25.3
2) Chaplain821.1
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker12.6
4) National staff or middle governing body staff25.3
6) Professional pastoral counselor1231.6
7) Other employment1334.2
Missing971 
TOTAL38100.0
216) (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) Military41.2
2) Civilian government144.3
3) Elementary, middle, or high school103.1
4) College or university4814.7
5) Seminary or other theological school288.6
6) Hospital or other medical facility4714.4
7) Church/religious body6620.2
8) Other non-profit organization5115.6
9) For-profit business4513.8
10) Other134.0
Missing683 
TOTAL326100.0
217) (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 university24.8
5) Seminary or other theological school12.4
6) Hospital or other medical facility12.4
7) Church/religious body716.7
8) Other non-profit organization921.4
9) For-profit business819.0
10) Other1433.3
Missing967 
TOTAL42100.0
218) (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) No20162.2
2) Yes12237.8
Missing686 
TOTAL323100.0
219) In general, how often are you bothered by stress in your job situation? (JOBSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never384.0
2) Less than once a week25727.1
3) Once or twice a week37839.9
4) Several days a week17718.7
5) Almost every day9710.2
Missing62 
TOTAL947100.0
220) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive session (EXTSESSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent172.0
2) Some extent637.3
3) A little19522.6
4) None38144.2
5) Not applicable/not sure20623.9
Missing147 
TOTAL862100.0
221) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive congregation (EXTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent111.3
2) Some extent677.8
3) A little24027.9
4) None35341.0
5) Not applicable/not sure18922.0
Missing149 
TOTAL860100.0
222) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Conflict with others in organization (EXTCNFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent475.4
2) Some extent14917.1
3) A little38944.7
4) None22625.9
5) Not applicable/not sure606.9
Missing138 
TOTAL871100.0
223) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Doing too many different things (EXTTHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent21223.8
2) Some extent33337.3
3) A little23726.6
4) None9710.9
5) Not applicable/not sure131.5
Missing117 
TOTAL892100.0
224) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling "burned out" (EXTBURND)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent697.9
2) Some extent20923.9
3) A little30434.8
4) None26930.8
5) Not applicable/not sure222.5
Missing136 
TOTAL873100.0
225) 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 extent212.4
2) Some extent879.9
3) A little22926.2
4) None51258.5
5) Not applicable/not sure263.0
Missing134 
TOTAL875100.0
226) 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 extent465.2
2) Some extent14816.8
3) A little32837.2
4) None33237.7
5) Not applicable/not sure273.1
Missing128 
TOTAL881100.0
227) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to make decisions (EXTDECSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent192.2
2) Some extent13515.5
3) A little34239.3
4) None36041.3
5) Not applicable/not sure151.7
Missing138 
TOTAL871100.0
228) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to meet deadlines (EXTDEDLN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent616.9
2) Some extent22725.7
3) A little37842.8
4) None20623.3
5) Not applicable/not sure121.4
Missing125 
TOTAL884100.0
229) 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 extent343.9
2) Some extent11212.7
3) A little22125.1
4) None48455.1
5) Not applicable/not sure283.2
Missing130 
TOTAL879100.0
230) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Needing more time for myself (EXTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent17219.5
2) Some extent27531.2
3) A little27230.8
4) None15217.2
5) Not applicable/not sure111.2
Missing127 
TOTAL882100.0
231) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not being paid well enough (EXTPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent10411.8
2) Some extent18320.7
3) A little24127.2
4) None34238.6
5) Not applicable/not sure151.7
Missing124 
TOTAL885100.0
232) 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 extent14516.4
2) Some extent26630.1
3) A little25629.0
4) None18220.6
5) Not applicable/not sure354.0
Missing125 
TOTAL884100.0
233) 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 extent80.9
3) A little232.7
4) None76688.4
5) Not applicable/not sure687.8
Missing142 
TOTAL867100.0
234) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Too many meetings (EXTMTNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent9410.6
2) Some extent24527.7
3) A little32636.8
4) None20523.1
5) Not applicable/not sure161.8
Missing123 
TOTAL886100.0
235) 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 extent525.9
2) Some extent15918.0
3) A little33237.6
4) None32436.7
5) Not applicable/not sure151.7
Missing127 
TOTAL882100.0
236) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unrealistic expectations from others (EXTUNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent768.7
2) Some extent19021.8
3) A little32437.1
4) None26630.5
5) Not applicable/not sure171.9
Missing136 
TOTAL873100.0
237) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Working too many hours (EXTHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent17419.5
2) Some extent28331.8
3) A little26529.7
4) None15417.3
5) Not applicable/not sure151.7
Missing118 
TOTAL891100.0
238) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No61461.3
2) Yes38738.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1001100.0
239) (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
TOTAL45731.23415
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: Baptist (DENBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked89889.1
1) Checked11010.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1008100.0
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: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (DENDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked99098.1
1) Checked191.9
TOTAL1009100.0
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: Episcopalian (DENEPIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97896.9
1) Checked313.1
TOTAL1009100.0
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: Friends (Quaker) (DENFRNDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100499.5
1) Checked50.5
TOTAL1009100.0
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: Lutheran (DENLUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked98197.2
1) Checked282.8
TOTAL1009100.0
245) (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 checked90489.6
1) Checked10510.4
TOTAL1009100.0
246) (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 checked98697.7
1) Checked232.3
TOTAL1009100.0
247) (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 checked98397.4
1) Checked262.6
TOTAL1009100.0
248) (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 checked95394.4
1) Checked565.6
TOTAL1009100.0
249) (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 checked92191.3
1) Checked888.7
TOTAL1009100.0
250) 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) Baptist818.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)101.0
3) Episcopal181.8
4) Friends (Quakers)10.1
5) Lutheran191.9
6) Methodist646.5
7) Presbyterian64765.2
8) Reformed151.5
9) Roman Catholic252.5
10) United Church of Christ262.6
11) None222.2
12) Other575.7
99) More than one selected70.7
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
251) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never747.4
2) Less than once a year292.9
3) Once or twice a year717.1
4) Several times a year535.3
5) Once a month373.7
6) Two to three times a month606.0
7) Nearly every week18818.8
8) Every week45545.4
9) Don't know353.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1002100.0
252) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never434.4
2) Less than once a year141.4
3) Once or twice a year313.2
4) Several times a year505.1
5) Once a month424.3
6) Two to three times a month606.1
7) Nearly every week22122.5
8) Every week51752.7
9) Don't know30.3
Missing28 
TOTAL981100.0
253) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative212.1
2) Conservative18718.7
3) Moderate42842.9
4) Liberal27727.8
5) Very liberal858.5
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
254) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) No19620.2
2) Yes63565.5
3) Not sure13113.5
4) Other70.7
Missing40 
TOTAL969100.0
255) 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) No38239.1
2) Yes36837.6
3) Not sure22523.0
4) Other30.3
Missing31 
TOTAL978100.0
256) Code 2 (CODE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL100930921.2462237
257) 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.929.2
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.52952.8
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.33533.4
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.404.0
9) More than one selected50.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1002100.0
258) 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) Essential51751.3
2) Very important37236.9
3) Somewhat important11010.9
4) Not at all important80.8
Missing2 
TOTAL1007100.0
259) 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) Essential60960.5
2) Very important30630.4
3) Somewhat important878.6
4) Not at all important50.5
Missing2 
TOTAL1007100.0
260) 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) Essential32332.1
2) Very important50950.6
3) Somewhat important17016.9
4) Not at all important40.4
Missing3 
TOTAL1006100.0
261) 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) Essential41641.4
2) Very important53853.5
3) Somewhat important515.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1005100.0
262) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential41140.9
2) Very important45745.5
3) Somewhat important12312.3
4) Not at all important131.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1004100.0
263) 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) Essential26726.6
2) Very important43142.9
3) Somewhat important26926.8
4) Not at all important373.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1004100.0
264) 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) Essential70069.5
2) Very important29529.3
3) Somewhat important121.2
Missing2 
TOTAL1007100.0
265) 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 agree232.3
2) Agree767.6
3) Not sure424.2
4) Disagree50850.6
5) Strongly disagree35435.3
Missing6 
TOTAL1003100.0
266) 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 agree101.0
2) Agree898.9
3) Not sure737.3
4) Disagree44244.1
5) Strongly disagree38938.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1003100.0
267) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree69469.1
2) Agree22722.6
3) Not sure595.9
4) Disagree141.4
5) Strongly disagree101.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1004100.0
268) 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 agree35535.4
2) Agree27727.6
3) Not sure10910.9
4) Disagree20720.6
5) Strongly disagree555.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1003100.0
269) 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 agree13913.9
2) Agree14414.4
3) Not sure23223.2
4) Disagree29529.5
5) Strongly disagree18918.9
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
270) 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 agree80.8
2) Agree202.0
3) Not sure232.3
4) Disagree40440.2
5) Strongly disagree55154.8
Missing3 
TOTAL1006100.0
271) 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 agree141.4
2) Agree12912.9
3) Not sure444.4
4) Disagree56956.8
5) Strongly disagree24624.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1002100.0
272) 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 agree42542.3
2) Agree55154.8
3) Not sure131.3
4) Disagree151.5
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1005100.0
273) 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 agree141.4
2) Agree696.9
3) Not sure11211.1
4) Disagree46846.5
5) Strongly disagree34334.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1006100.0
274) 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 agree575.7
2) Agree24624.6
3) Not sure14214.2
4) Disagree31731.7
5) Strongly disagree23723.7
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
275) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19819.8
2) Agree28928.9
3) Not sure17317.3
4) Disagree22822.8
5) Strongly disagree11111.1
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
276) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23923.9
2) Agree31831.9
3) Not sure22422.4
4) Disagree14014.0
5) Strongly disagree777.7
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
277) 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 agree36736.8
2) Agree37737.8
3) Not sure16816.8
4) Disagree494.9
5) Strongly disagree373.7
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
278) Do you consider yourself a "born-again" Christian? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) No38238.5
2) Yes54755.1
3) Not sure646.4
Missing16 
TOTAL993100.0
279) 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) Essential28229.6
2) Very important45948.1
3) Somewhat important20821.8
4) Not at all important50.5
Missing55 
TOTAL954100.0
280) 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) Essential32534.1
2) Very important49752.2
3) Somewhat important12212.8
4) Not at all important90.9
Missing56 
TOTAL953100.0
281) 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) Essential40642.5
2) Very important49852.1
3) Somewhat important515.3
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing53 
TOTAL956100.0
282) 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) Essential19520.5
2) Very important44947.1
3) Somewhat important28529.9
4) Not at all important242.5
Missing56 
TOTAL953100.0
283) 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) Essential25126.3
2) Very important44546.6
3) Somewhat important23424.5
4) Not at all important242.5
Missing55 
TOTAL954100.0
284) 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) Essential697.3
2) Very important19120.1
3) Somewhat important34236.0
4) Not at all important34836.6
Missing59 
TOTAL950100.0
285) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female20520.3
2) Male80479.7
TOTAL1009100.0
286) What is your present age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
26) 10.1
28) 20.2
29) 20.2
30) 30.3
31) 60.6
32) 101.0
33) 121.2
34) 151.5
35) 60.6
36) 121.2
37) 181.8
38) 292.9
39) 262.6
40) 343.4
41) 272.7
42) 333.3
43) 424.2
44) 282.8
45) 282.8
46) 323.2
47) 323.2
48) 292.9
49) 383.8
50) 343.4
51) 303.0
52) 323.2
53) 363.6
54) 414.1
55) 222.2
56) 272.7
57) 212.1
58) 353.5
59) 272.7
60) 343.4
61) 323.2
62) 292.9
63) 232.3
64) 343.4
65) 202.0
66) 171.7
67) 101.0
68) 30.3
69) 50.5
70) 40.4
71) 50.5
72) 10.1
75) 20.2
77) 10.1
79) 10.1
80) 10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
287) 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 farm727.2
2) On a farm20.2
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)31731.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)14614.6
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city808.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000)15715.7
7) In a suburb near a large city22622.6
Missing9 
TOTAL1000100.0
288) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married88087.3
2) Not married12812.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1008100.0
289) (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 married5645.5
2) Yes, am now widowed1310.6
3) Yes, am now divorced4939.8
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced54.1
Missing886 
TOTAL123100.0
290) If you are now married or have ever been married in the past: How old were you when you first married? (If married more than once, answer in terms of your first marriage.) (AGEMARR)
TOTAL%
12) 10.1
14) 10.1
16) 30.3
17) 30.3
18) 70.8
19) 212.3
20) 444.8
21) 12613.7
22) 11812.8
23) 12513.6
24) 9510.3
25) 919.9
26) 717.7
27) 424.6
28) 404.3
29) 242.6
30) 242.6
31) 182.0
32) 192.1
33) 131.4
34) 101.1
35) 40.4
36) 40.4
37) 30.3
38) 20.2
39) 30.3
40) 20.2
41) 10.1
42) 10.1
44) 10.1
47) 20.2
50) 10.1
59) 10.1
Missing88 
TOTAL921100.0
291) (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) No71081.0
2) Yes, was widowed101.1
3) Yes, was divorced15517.7
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced20.2
Missing132 
TOTAL877100.0
292) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time41347.1
2) Employed part time20523.4
3) Self-employed505.7
4) Unemployed252.9
5) Retired546.2
6) Full-time homemaker10612.1
7) Student131.5
8) Other101.1
Missing133 
TOTAL876100.0
293) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part time33.3
3) Self-employed2325.3
4) Unemployed44.4
5) Retired99.9
6) Full-time homemaker2527.5
7) Student1819.8
8) Other99.9
Missing918 
TOTAL91100.0
294) (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) None81.2
2) 10.1
3) 10.1
4) 20.3
5) 30.4
6) 30.4
8) 30.4
9) 30.4
10) 111.6
11) 10.1
12) 60.9
14) 10.1
15) 172.5
16) 101.5
17) 10.1
18) 60.9
19) 20.3
20) 558.1
22) 20.3
24) 101.5
25) 345.0
26) 30.4
27) 10.1
28) 30.4
30) 517.5
32) 91.3
33) 10.1
35) 203.0
36) 20.3
37) 40.6
38) 40.6
40) 14922.0
42) 40.6
43) 20.3
44) 30.4
45) 497.2
46) 10.1
47) 50.7
48) 71.0
50) 8712.9
54) 10.1
55) 233.4
56) 20.3
57) 20.3
58) 10.1
60) 507.4
65) 60.9
70) 50.7
72) 10.1
80) 10.1
Missing332 
TOTAL677100.0
295) (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) Baptist9511.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)232.7
3) Episcopalian343.9
4) Friends (Quakers)10.1
5) Lutheran505.8
6) Methodist9611.1
7) Presbyterian37042.7
8) Reformed182.1
9) Roman Catholic596.8
10) United Church of Christ303.5
11) None222.5
12) Other687.9
Missing143 
TOTAL866100.0
296) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist30.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.1
3) Episcopalian101.2
4) Friends (Quakers)10.1
5) Lutheran50.6
6) Methodist121.4
7) Presbyterian74690.0
8) Reformed30.4
9) Roman Catholic101.2
10) United Church of Christ60.7
11) None141.7
12) Other182.2
Missing180 
TOTAL829100.0
297) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never40.5
2) Less than once a year40.5
3) About once or twice a year141.6
4) Several times a year273.1
5) Once a month252.9
6) Two to three times a month677.6
7) Nearly every week18220.8
8) Every week55463.2
Missing132 
TOTAL877100.0
298) (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) Yes58672.2
2) No22627.8
Missing197 
TOTAL812100.0
299) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPSORDND)
TOTAL%
1) No77588.2
2) Yes10411.8
Missing130 
TOTAL879100.0
300) (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 me1817.0
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation3331.1
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly76.6
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)54.7
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination76.6
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination65.7
7) Has a secular job or position1615.1
8) Other1413.2
Missing903 
TOTAL106100.0
301) (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.) congregation18.3
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly216.7
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination18.3
7) Has a secular job or position216.7
8) Other650.0
Missing997 
TOTAL12100.0
302) How many children do you have? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None16716.7
1) One12712.7
2) Two39239.2
3) Three21121.1
4) Four777.7
5) Five252.5
6) Six20.2
Missing8 
TOTAL1001100.0
303) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No87787.8
2) Yes12212.2
Missing10 
TOTAL999100.0
304) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN) How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One6957.0
2) Two4033.1
3) Three108.3
6) Six21.7
Missing888 
TOTAL121100.0
305) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No84488.0
2) Yes11512.0
Missing50 
TOTAL959100.0
306) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN) How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One2521.6
2) Two5950.9
3) Three1815.5
4) Four86.9
5) Five54.3
6) Six10.9
Missing893 
TOTAL116100.0
307) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat60160.0
2) Independent16516.5
3) Republican22022.0
4) Other151.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1001100.0
308) Which of these terms best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLITISS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative131.3
2) Conservative12912.9
3) Moderate40840.8
4) Liberal35735.7
5) Very liberal939.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1000100.0
309) 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.979.6
2) Two of us43142.7
3) Three of us16516.4
4) Four of us21721.5
5) Five of us747.3
6) Six of us202.0
7) Seven or more of us40.4
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing.)10.1
TOTAL1009100.0
310) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged under six years? (HOLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None14754.0
1) One8430.9
2) Two3613.2
3) Three51.8
Missing737 
TOTAL272100.0
311) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
TOTAL%
0) None13638.7
1) One12034.2
2) Two8323.6
3) Three113.1
4) Four10.3
Missing658 
TOTAL351100.0
312) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
TOTAL%
0) None13037.4
1) One15544.5
2) Two5716.4
3) Three61.7
Missing661 
TOTAL348100.0
313) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
TOTAL%
0) None13758.3
1) One8234.9
2) Two156.4
4) Four10.4
Missing774 
TOTAL235100.0
314) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged twenty-five and over? (HOLD25PL)
TOTAL%
0) None10.1
1) One11611.6
2) Two83183.3
3) Three393.9
4) Four90.9
5) Five20.2
Missing11 
TOTAL998100.0
315) 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 alone919.1
2) A single parent, living with one or more children161.6
3) A married couple, no children in household39839.9
4) A married couple, living with one or more children44844.9
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household50.5
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children111.1
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 household101.0
10) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), living with one or more children10.1
11) Some other arrangement90.9
Missing12 
TOTAL997100.0
316) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you898.9
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage909.0
3) Owned by you with a mortgage61861.6
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)18518.4
5) Other222.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1004100.0
317) Where did you live approximately five years ago, in October 1991? (LIVE5YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Same home I live in now49148.8
2) A different home, but in the same county979.6
3) In a different county, but in the same state11511.4
4) In a different state29329.1
5) In a different country111.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1007100.0
318) 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) None252.5
1) One23523.8
2) Two55456.2
3) Three10510.6
4) Four454.6
5) Five151.5
6) Six50.5
7) Seven20.2
Missing23 
TOTAL986100.0
319) 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 $10,00080.8
2) $10,000 - $14,99970.7
3) $15,000 - $19,999121.2
4) $20,000 - $29,999686.8
5) $30,000 - $39,99914514.4
6) $40,000 - $49,99915014.9
7) $50,000 - $59,99916015.9
8) $60,000 - $69,99913413.3
9) $70,000 - $79,99910610.5
10) $80,000 - $89,999666.6
11) $90,000 - $99,999505.0
12) $100,000 - $124,999636.3
13) $125,000 - $149,999131.3
14) $150,000 or more232.3
Missing4 
TOTAL1005100.0
320) What percent of your total family income in 1995 come 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 earnings47146.7
2) 90-99% from earnings32832.5
3) 75-89% from earnings939.2
4) 50-74% from earnings565.6
5) 25-49% from earnings232.3
6) 1-24% from earnings222.2
7) None from earnings151.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1008100.0
321) 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
TOTAL9563005.2822397
322) 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
TOTAL612692.1211376
323) 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
TOTAL861252.364358
324) 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) $017918.2
2) $1-$5014314.5
3) $51-$10011812.0
4) $101-$50025325.7
5) $501-$1,00010310.5
6) $1,001-$2,000787.9
7) $2,001 or more11011.2
Missing25 
TOTAL984100.0
325) 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) $0292.9
2) $1-$5016716.9
3) $51-$10018018.2
4) $101-$50039539.9
5) $501-$1,00011711.8
6) $1,001-$2,000464.6
7) $2,001 or more575.8
Missing18 
TOTAL991100.0
326) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL97633.39417
327) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
TOTAL%
0) None73173.1
1) One16316.3
2) Two646.4
3) Three262.6
4) Four90.9
5) Five40.4
6) Six20.2
9) Nine10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1000100.0
328) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
0) None50.5
1) 333.3
2) 11711.6
3) 17117.0
4) 20520.3
5) 17317.2
6) 14814.7
7) 696.8
8) 505.0
9) 161.6
10) 101.0
11) 60.6
12) 30.3
16) 10.1
30) 10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1008100.0
329) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian96095.6
2) Black or African- American131.3
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native30.3
4) Asian or Pacific Islander131.3
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin80.8
6) Multiracial or biracial50.5
7) Some other race20.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1004100.0
330) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native150.0
7) Some other race150.0
Missing1007 
TOTAL2100.0
331) Age group (AGEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old14214.3
2) 40-4932332.6
3) 50-5930530.7
4) 60-older22222.4
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
332) Region of Residence (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast19119.0
2) Midwest28628.4
3) South37637.3
4) West15415.3
Missing2 
TOTAL1007100.0
333) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female20520.3
2) Male80479.7
TOTAL1009100.0
334) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married88087.3
2) Not married12812.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1008100.0
335) I-REGION: Region of Residence (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast19119.0
2) Midwest28628.4
3) South37637.3
4) West15415.3
Missing2 
TOTAL1007100.0
336) 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) Democrat60160.0
2) Independent16516.5
3) Republican22022.0
4) Other151.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1001100.0
337) I-AGE: What is your present age? (recoded for online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <4014214.3
1) 40-4932332.6
2) 50-6445746.1
3) 65+707.1
Missing17 
TOTAL992100.0
338) I-RACE1: What is your race or origin? (recoded for online analysis) (I-RACE1)
TOTAL%
0) White96095.6
1) Black131.3
2) Other313.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1004100.0
339) 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 online analysis) (I-FAMINCOM)
TOTAL%
0) <20K272.7
1) 20K-49,99936336.1
2) 50K-99,99951651.3
3) 100K+999.9
Missing4 
TOTAL1005100.0