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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Respondent identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46810560.895372
2) Are you especially concerned about affirmative action? (CONAFFAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23253.0
2) No20647.0
Missing30 
TOTAL438100.0
3) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about affirmative action in the past 12 months? (SRMAFFAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes368.5
2) No38991.5
Missing43 
TOTAL425100.0
4) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on affirmative action? (STMAFFAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14839.8
2) No22460.2
Missing96 
TOTAL372100.0
5) Are you especially concerned about campaign finance reform? (CONREFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29466.1
2) No15133.9
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
6) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about campaign finance reform in the past 12 months? (SRMREFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61.4
2) No42698.6
Missing36 
TOTAL432100.0
7) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on campaign finance reform? (STMREFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes338.8
2) No34491.2
Missing91 
TOTAL377100.0
8) Are you especially concerned about criminal justice? (CONCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38185.6
2) No6414.4
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
9) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about criminal justice in the past 12 months? (SRMCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5913.9
2) No36686.1
Missing43 
TOTAL425100.0
10) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on criminal justice? (STMCRIM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12333.0
2) No25067.0
Missing95 
TOTAL373100.0
11) Are you especially concerned about discrimination? (CONDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36181.1
2) No8418.9
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
12) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about discrimination in the past 12 months? (SRMDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19044.1
2) No24155.9
Missing37 
TOTAL431100.0
13) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on discrimination? (STMDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25666.8
2) No12733.2
Missing85 
TOTAL383100.0
14) Are you especially concerned about environmental issues? (CONENVMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37483.9
2) No7216.1
Missing22 
TOTAL446100.0
15) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about environmental issues in the past 12 months? (SRMENVMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11527.1
2) No31072.9
Missing43 
TOTAL425100.0
16) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on environmental issues? (STMENVMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20154.0
2) No17146.0
Missing96 
TOTAL372100.0
17) Are you especially concerned about family issues? (CONFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41992.9
2) No327.1
Missing17 
TOTAL451100.0
18) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about family issues in the past 12 months? (SRMFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33879.2
2) No8920.8
Missing41 
TOTAL427100.0
19) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on family issues? (STMFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27173.2
2) No9926.8
Missing98 
TOTAL370100.0
20) Are you especially concerned about gay and lesbian issues? (CONGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23853.1
2) No21046.9
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
21) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about gay and lesbian issues in the past 12 months? (SRMGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8720.1
2) No34579.9
Missing36 
TOTAL432100.0
22) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on gay and lesbian issues? (STMGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27670.6
2) No11529.4
Missing77 
TOTAL391100.0
23) Are you especially concerned about health care? (CONHELTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39286.3
2) No6213.7
Missing14 
TOTAL454100.0
24) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about health care in the past 12 months? (SRMHELTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4610.8
2) No37989.2
Missing43 
TOTAL425100.0
25) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on health care? (STMHELTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12433.5
2) No24666.5
Missing98 
TOTAL370100.0
26) Are you especially concerned about hunger and malnutrition? (CONHUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38084.8
2) No6815.2
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
27) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about hunger and malnutrition in the past 12 months? (SRMHUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21549.9
2) No21650.1
Missing37 
TOTAL431100.0
28) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on hunger and malnutrition? (STMHUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25768.0
2) No12132.0
Missing90 
TOTAL378100.0
29) Are you especially concerned about immigration? (CONIMMGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24955.6
2) No19944.4
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
30) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about immigration in the past 12 months? (SRMIMMGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes235.4
2) No40494.6
Missing41 
TOTAL427100.0
31) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on immigration? (STMIMMGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7320.1
2) No29179.9
Missing104 
TOTAL364100.0
32) Are you especially concerned about international human rights? (CONRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31370.7
2) No13029.3
Missing25 
TOTAL443100.0
33) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about international human rights in the past 12 months? (SRMRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12930.4
2) No29569.6
Missing44 
TOTAL424100.0
34) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on international human rights? (STMRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21558.4
2) No15341.6
Missing100 
TOTAL368100.0
35) Are you especially concerned about peace or disarmament? (CONPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36481.4
2) No8318.6
Missing21 
TOTAL447100.0
36) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about peace or disarmament in the past 12 months? (SRMPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14934.8
2) No27965.2
Missing40 
TOTAL428100.0
37) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on peace or disarmament? (STMPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21356.6
2) No16343.4
Missing92 
TOTAL376100.0
38) Are you especially concerned about race relations? (CONRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34677.1
2) No10322.9
Missing19 
TOTAL449100.0
39) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about race relations in the past 12 months? (SRMRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17440.5
2) No25659.5
Missing38 
TOTAL430100.0
40) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on race relations? (STMRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25667.9
2) No12132.1
Missing91 
TOTAL377100.0
41) Are you especially concerned about schools/educational issues? (CONEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40689.6
2) No4710.4
Missing15 
TOTAL453100.0
42) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about schools/educational issues in the past 12 months? (SRMEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10324.0
2) No32676.0
Missing39 
TOTAL429100.0
43) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on schools/educational issues? (STMEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13235.9
2) No23664.1
Missing100 
TOTAL368100.0
44) Are you especially concerned about Social Security? (CONSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33974.8
2) No11425.2
Missing15 
TOTAL453100.0
45) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about Social Security in the past 12 months? (SRMSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes112.6
2) No41497.4
Missing43 
TOTAL425100.0
46) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on Social Security? (STMSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6016.2
2) No31083.8
Missing98 
TOTAL370100.0
47) Are you especially concerned about social welfare? (CONWELFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes32372.3
2) No12427.7
Missing21 
TOTAL447100.0
48) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about social welfare in the past 12 months? (SRMWELFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13231.1
2) No29368.9
Missing43 
TOTAL425100.0
49) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on social welfare? (STMWELFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17647.6
2) No19452.4
Missing98 
TOTAL370100.0
50) Are you especially concerned about sustainable development? (CONDVLMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17442.5
2) No23557.5
Missing59 
TOTAL409100.0
51) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about sustainable development in the past 12 months? (SRMDVLMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes235.8
2) No37594.2
Missing70 
TOTAL398100.0
52) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on sustainable development? (STMDVLMT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6318.1
2) No28581.9
Missing120 
TOTAL348100.0
53) Are you especially concerned about women's issues? (CONWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27561.8
2) No17038.2
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
54) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about women's issues in the past 12 months? (SRMWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8119.1
2) No34480.9
Missing43 
TOTAL425100.0
55) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on women's issues? (STMWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20454.0
2) No17446.0
Missing90 
TOTAL378100.0
56) Are you especially concerned about youth violence? (CONYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42393.2
2) No316.8
Missing14 
TOTAL454100.0
57) Have you heard a sermon (or preached) about youth violence in the past 12 months? (SRMYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18343.0
2) No24357.0
Missing42 
TOTAL426100.0
58) Do you think the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has issued a formal statement on youth violence? (STMYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18349.7
2) No18550.3
Missing100 
TOTAL368100.0
59) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: Presbyterian publications? (INFOPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all51.2
2) A great deal225.1
3) A fair amount8319.4
4) Only a little15736.7
5) None16137.6
Missing40 
TOTAL428100.0
60) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: your local church? (INFOCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all102.3
2) A great deal306.9
3) A fair amount14032.0
4) Only a little18742.8
5) None7016.0
Missing31 
TOTAL437100.0
61) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: national newspapers? (INFONATL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all7016.0
2) A great deal15635.6
3) A fair amount9221.0
4) Only a little7116.2
5) None4911.2
Missing30 
TOTAL438100.0
62) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: local newspapers? (INFOLOCL)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all8318.7
2) A great deal17138.4
3) A fair amount12227.4
4) Only a little5813.0
5) None112.5
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
63) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: television programs? (INFOTV)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all7216.3
2) A great deal17339.2
3) A fair amount12027.2
4) Only a little6715.2
5) None92.0
Missing27 
TOTAL441100.0
64) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: books? (INFOBOOK)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all133.0
2) A great deal8018.6
3) A fair amount13531.3
4) Only a little15536.0
5) None4811.1
Missing37 
TOTAL431100.0
65) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: special newsletters? (INFOLETR)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all133.0
2) A great deal5713.3
3) A fair amount10123.5
4) Only a little14233.0
5) None11727.2
Missing38 
TOTAL430100.0
66) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: the Internet? (INFONET)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all51.2
2) A great deal245.8
3) A fair amount4110.0
4) Only a little9422.9
5) None24760.1
Missing57 
TOTAL411100.0
67) How much of the information concerning the social issues you care about comes from: newsmagazines or other periodicals? (INFOMAG)
TOTAL%
1) Almost all358.1
2) A great deal12929.9
3) A fair amount14533.6
4) Only a little8820.4
5) None347.9
Missing37 
TOTAL431100.0
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 all184.1
2) A great deal6314.4
3) A fair amount9020.6
4) Only a little15034.4
5) None11526.4
Missing32 
TOTAL436100.0
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?40.9
2) Agree with most of them?14733.8
3) Agree with about half of them?10925.1
4) Disagree with most of them?358.0
5) Disagree with all of them?10.2
6) Not aware of any?13932.0
Missing33 
TOTAL435100.0
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 informed10.2
2) Fairly well informed184.0
3) Not very well informed16436.3
4) Not at all informed26959.5
Missing16 
TOTAL452100.0
71) How much contact have you had, personally, with the Washington Office of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (CNTACTWO)
TOTAL%
2) A fair amount10.2
3) Only a little81.8
4) None44098.0
Missing19 
TOTAL449100.0
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) None1890.0
4) 15.0
30) 15.0
Missing448 
TOTAL20100.0
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) None1781.0
1) 14.8
2) 314.3
Missing447 
TOTAL21100.0
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) None2095.2
1) 14.8
Missing447 
TOTAL21100.0
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) None20100.0
Missing448 
TOTAL20100.0
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) None2095.2
3) 14.8
Missing447 
TOTAL21100.0
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) None1890.0
2) 210.0
Missing448 
TOTAL20100.0
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) None1456.0
1) 14.0
2) 28.0
3) 416.0
4) 28.0
5) 14.0
6) 14.0
Missing443 
TOTAL25100.0
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) None1352.0
1) 416.0
2) 14.0
3) 416.0
4) 28.0
6) 14.0
Missing443 
TOTAL25100.0
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 effective10.2
2) Fairly effective194.2
3) Not very effective4810.7
4) Not at all effective255.6
5) Don't know35579.2
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
81) In your opinion, how effective is the Washington Office in providing Presbyterians with timely, accurate information about issues before Congress? (WOCONG)
TOTAL%
2) Fairly effective204.4
3) Not very effective6714.8
4) Not at all effective449.7
5) Don't know32171.0
Missing16 
TOTAL452100.0
82) How much money do you think the PC(USA) spends annually on the Washington Office? (MONEYWO)
TOTAL%
0) 10.4
1) Don't know26694.7
2) Too much145.0
Missing187 
TOTAL281100.0
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 much4610.2
2) About the right amount92.0
3) Too little20.4
4) Don't know39287.3
Missing19 
TOTAL449100.0
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.204.5
2) Yes, my presbytery does.306.7
3) Yes, both357.8
4) No, neither8519.0
5) Don't know27762.0
Missing21 
TOTAL447100.0
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 congregation255.5
2) Yes, through my presbytery20.4
3) Yes, through both92.0
4) No, neither36681.2
5) Don't know4910.9
Missing17 
TOTAL451100.0
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) Yes1819.8
2) No7380.2
Missing377 
TOTAL91100.0
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) Yes2930.5
2) No6669.5
Missing373 
TOTAL95100.0
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) Yes1112.6
2) No7687.4
Missing381 
TOTAL87100.0
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) Yes89.0
2) No8191.0
Missing379 
TOTAL89100.0
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%
2) No85100.0
Missing383 
TOTAL85100.0
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) Yes614.0
2) No3786.0
Missing425 
TOTAL43100.0
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 amount235.2
2) A fair amount8519.1
3) A small amount11926.7
4) Hardly any7516.9
5) None132.9
6) Don't know13029.2
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
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 amount61.4
2) A fair amount286.3
3) A small amount5913.4
4) Hardly any357.9
5) None214.8
6) Don't know29266.2
Missing27 
TOTAL441100.0
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 amount214.7
2) A fair amount9521.4
3) A small amount11225.2
4) Hardly any357.9
5) None81.8
6) Don't know17339.0
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
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 amount61.4
2) A fair amount5111.6
3) A small amount11526.1
4) Hardly any5913.4
5) None173.9
6) Don't know19343.8
Missing27 
TOTAL441100.0
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 amount214.8
2) A fair amount13430.5
3) A small amount10824.6
4) Hardly any204.6
5) None20.5
6) Don't know15435.1
Missing29 
TOTAL439100.0
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 amount112.5
2) A fair amount9220.8
3) A small amount11425.8
4) Hardly any388.6
5) None40.9
6) Don't know18341.4
Missing26 
TOTAL442100.0
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 amount276.1
2) A fair amount12127.3
3) A small amount10924.5
4) Hardly any255.6
5) None61.4
6) Don't know15635.1
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
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 amount81.8
2) A fair amount9120.7
3) A small amount11626.4
4) Hardly any4610.5
5) None143.2
6) Don't know16537.5
Missing28 
TOTAL440100.0
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 amount439.7
2) A fair amount15134.0
3) A small amount10223.0
4) Hardly any347.7
5) None30.7
6) Don't know11125.0
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
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 amount368.1
2) A fair amount14933.6
3) A small amount10623.9
4) Hardly any265.9
5) None81.8
6) Don't know11926.8
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
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 amount5813.1
2) A fair amount15635.1
3) A small amount10423.4
4) Hardly any286.3
5) None81.8
6) Don't know9020.3
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
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 amount11726.3
2) A fair amount20345.6
3) A small amount4710.6
4) Hardly any51.1
5) None20.4
6) Don't know7116.0
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
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 now173.7
2) A little stronger now6915.1
3) About the same now as then7917.2
4) A little weaker now7315.9
5) Significantly weaker now6213.5
6) Don't know15834.5
Missing10 
TOTAL458100.0
105) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - an interfaith coalition that is concerned with community issues (ISSCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23552.1
2) No10623.5
3) Don't know11024.4
Missing17 
TOTAL451100.0
106) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - efforts to encourage greater understanding among different religions (ISSREL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23551.9
2) No11425.2
3) Don't know10423.0
Missing15 
TOTAL453100.0
107) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - a voter registration drive (ISSVOTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes184.0
2) No30367.6
3) Don't know12728.3
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
108) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - an effort to support gay and lesbian rights (ISSGAYRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes204.4
2) No31469.8
3) Don't know11625.8
Missing18 
TOTAL450100.0
109) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - service activities involving other nonprofit organizations (ISSSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30867.8
2) No5612.3
3) Don't know9019.8
Missing14 
TOTAL454100.0
110) During the past year, has your congregation participated in the following? - a racial awareness or multicultural diversity program (ISSDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12527.8
2) No17238.2
3) Don't know15334.0
Missing18 
TOTAL450100.0
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) Yes14431.6
2) No30867.7
3) Don't know30.7
Missing13 
TOTAL455100.0
112) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - pre-marital counseling (MINPREMR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35176.8
2) No459.8
3) Don't know6113.3
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
113) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - marital counseling or support groups (MINMARTL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26257.6
2) No10924.0
3) Don't know8418.5
Missing13 
TOTAL455100.0
114) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - parenting classes (MINPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17238.0
2) No18340.4
3) Don't know9821.6
Missing15 
TOTAL453100.0
115) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - Sunday School for children (MINSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45398.5
2) No40.9
3) Don't know30.7
Missing8 
TOTAL460100.0
116) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - youth ministry (MINYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41590.8
2) No337.2
3) Don't know92.0
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
117) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - daycare or after-school programs for children (MINDAYCR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21647.7
2) No20445.0
3) Don't know337.3
Missing15 
TOTAL453100.0
118) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - ministry for divorced or blended families (MINFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11926.3
2) No20846.0
3) Don't know12527.7
Missing16 
TOTAL452100.0
119) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - ministry for elderly/shut-ins (MINELD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36580.6
2) No4810.6
3) Don't know408.8
Missing15 
TOTAL453100.0
120) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - ministry on balancing work and family (MINWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4910.9
2) No23452.0
3) Don't know16737.1
Missing18 
TOTAL450100.0
121) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - singles ministry (MINSNGLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16737.1
2) No19443.1
3) Don't know8919.8
Missing18 
TOTAL450100.0
122) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - ministry for victims of domestic violence (MINVCTMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6614.7
2) No23151.4
3) Don't know15233.9
Missing19 
TOTAL449100.0
123) Does your congregation have the following ministry? - other family ministries (MINOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18542.1
2) No11225.5
3) Don't know14232.3
Missing29 
TOTAL439100.0
124) How much do you agree or disagree with the following? - My congregation is doing a good job supporting families. (AGFAMLYS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6714.9
2) Agree30066.8
3) Disagree408.9
4) Strongly disagree71.6
5) No opinion357.8
Missing19 
TOTAL449100.0
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 agree26057.9
2) Agree15434.3
3) Disagree235.1
5) No opinion122.7
Missing19 
TOTAL449100.0
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 agree9621.7
2) Agree22651.0
3) Disagree6013.5
4) Strongly disagree4911.1
5) No opinion122.7
Missing25 
TOTAL443100.0
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 agree9621.3
2) Agree20846.2
3) Disagree10824.0
4) Strongly disagree163.6
5) No opinion224.9
Missing18 
TOTAL450100.0
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 agree4610.2
2) Agree12126.9
3) Disagree17438.7
4) Strongly disagree8719.3
5) No opinion224.9
Missing18 
TOTAL450100.0
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 agree153.3
2) Agree7717.0
3) Disagree20845.8
4) Strongly disagree12728.0
5) No opinion275.9
Missing14 
TOTAL454100.0
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 agree163.6
2) Agree11526.1
3) Disagree11626.3
4) Strongly disagree184.1
5) No opinion17639.9
Missing27 
TOTAL441100.0
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 agree245.3
2) Agree15734.4
3) Disagree12026.3
4) Strongly disagree316.8
5) No opinion12527.4
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
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 agree5512.4
2) Agree18240.9
3) Disagree10924.5
4) Strongly disagree296.5
5) No opinion7015.7
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
133) How much attention have you given to the changes in welfare law that took place in 1996? (WLFRLAW)
TOTAL%
1) A great deal6013.2
2) Some18741.1
3) Very little9019.8
4) Almost none6915.2
5) None4910.8
Missing13 
TOTAL455100.0
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, fair21647.3
2) No, not fair367.9
3) It depends18440.3
4) Don't know214.6
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
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 agree245.4
2) Agree17038.4
3) Disagree13530.5
4) Strongly disagree5512.4
5) No opinion5913.3
Missing25 
TOTAL443100.0
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 agree6213.8
2) Agree28463.3
3) Disagree7115.8
4) Strongly disagree71.6
5) No opinion255.6
Missing19 
TOTAL449100.0
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 agree10322.8
2) Agree32171.2
3) Disagree122.7
4) Strongly disagree40.9
5) No opinion112.4
Missing17 
TOTAL451100.0
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 agree316.9
2) Agree12327.2
3) Disagree21347.1
4) Strongly disagree439.5
5) No opinion429.3
Missing16 
TOTAL452100.0
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 agree7216.0
2) Agree18942.0
3) Disagree12928.7
4) Strongly disagree214.7
5) No opinion398.7
Missing18 
TOTAL450100.0
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 agree214.7
2) Agree14732.7
3) Disagree18541.1
4) Strongly disagree4910.9
5) No opinion4810.7
Missing18 
TOTAL450100.0
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 agree5512.2
2) Agree25656.8
3) Disagree9922.0
4) Strongly disagree102.2
5) No opinion316.9
Missing17 
TOTAL451100.0
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 agree132.9
2) Agree15634.8
3) Disagree18441.1
4) Strongly disagree184.0
5) No opinion7717.2
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
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 agree81.8
2) Agree10523.2
3) Disagree21046.5
4) Strongly disagree429.3
5) No opinion8719.2
Missing16 
TOTAL452100.0
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 agree30.7
2) Agree429.3
3) Disagree26859.0
4) Strongly disagree11024.2
5) No opinion316.8
Missing14 
TOTAL454100.0
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 strongly81.8
2) Favor slightly6113.6
3) No opinion316.9
4) Oppose slightly15133.6
5) Oppose strongly19844.1
Missing19 
TOTAL449100.0
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 greatly265.9
2) Improved somewhat7717.3
3) No difference22951.6
4) Diminished somewhat296.5
5) Diminished greatly81.8
6) Don't know/No answer7516.9
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
147) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are white/Anglo. (APPWHITE)
TOTAL%
0) None10.2
50) 10.2
60) 20.5
70) 30.7
75) 20.5
80) 102.3
85) 61.4
88) 30.7
89) 10.2
90) 317.0
91) 10.2
92) 40.9
93) 40.9
94) 92.0
95) 5712.9
96) 122.7
97) 204.5
98) 6314.3
99) 11024.9
100) 100%10223.1
Missing26 
TOTAL442100.0
148) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are African- American. (APPAFAM)
TOTAL%
0) None3413.7
1) 14859.4
2) 2510.0
3) 124.8
4) 31.2
5) 135.2
6) 10.4
10) 62.4
15) 20.8
20) 31.2
25) 20.8
Missing219 
TOTAL249100.0
149) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are Hispanic American. (APPHSPAM)
TOTAL%
0) None4020.7
1) 8443.5
2) 2613.5
3) 105.2
4) 84.1
5) 105.2
6) 10.5
7) 10.5
8) 21.0
9) 10.5
10) 52.6
14) 10.5
15) 10.5
17) 10.5
20) 21.0
Missing275 
TOTAL193100.0
150) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are Asian- American. (APPASNAM)
TOTAL%
0) None4017.6
1) 11048.5
2) 3615.9
3) 104.4
4) 41.8
5) 167.0
6) 20.9
10) 62.6
13) 10.4
15) 10.4
20) 10.4
Missing241 
TOTAL227100.0
151) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are Native American/American Indian. (APPNATAM)
TOTAL%
0) None7661.3
1) 2923.4
2) 64.8
3) 21.6
4) 10.8
5) 54.0
10) 32.4
20) 10.8
99) 10.8
Missing344 
TOTAL124100.0
152) Please write in the approximate percentage of your congregation who are other. (APPOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) None3835.2
1) 4037.0
2) 1312.0
3) 54.6
4) 32.8
5) 76.5
7) 10.9
10) 10.9
Missing360 
TOTAL108100.0
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 important347.6
2) Very important7115.9
3) Somewhat important16336.5
4) Not very important13630.4
5) Don't know439.6
Missing21 
TOTAL447100.0
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 important255.6
2) Very important10022.5
3) Somewhat important17840.1
4) Not very important10824.3
5) Don't know337.4
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
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 important6514.5
2) Very important14332.0
3) Somewhat important14532.4
4) Not very important7316.3
5) Don't know214.7
Missing21 
TOTAL447100.0
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 important4510.1
2) Very important12127.2
3) Somewhat important16637.3
4) Not very important9320.9
5) Don't know204.5
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
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 important296.5
2) Very important9421.2
3) Somewhat important17038.4
4) Not very important11926.9
5) Don't know317.0
Missing25 
TOTAL443100.0
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 important112.5
2) Very important398.9
3) Somewhat important9120.7
4) Not very important23954.3
5) Don't know6013.6
Missing28 
TOTAL440100.0
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 important6013.4
2) Very important15334.2
3) Somewhat important16135.9
4) Not very important5512.3
5) Don't know194.2
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
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 important439.6
2) Very important12127.0
3) Somewhat important16236.2
4) Not very important10022.3
5) Don't know224.9
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
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 important163.6
2) Very important6013.5
3) Somewhat important14632.9
4) Not very important18140.8
5) Don't know419.2
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
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 important245.4
2) Very important7015.7
3) Somewhat important17539.3
4) Not very important13630.6
5) Don't know409.0
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
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 important5412.1
2) Very important11325.3
3) Somewhat important15434.5
4) Not very important9521.3
5) Don't know316.9
Missing21 
TOTAL447100.0
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 important286.3
2) Very important9220.7
3) Somewhat important15735.4
4) Not very important12127.3
5) Don't know4610.4
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
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 important5011.2
2) Very important10623.8
3) Somewhat important15133.9
4) Not very important10222.9
5) Don't know368.1
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
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 important296.5
2) Very important9020.3
3) Somewhat important17539.4
4) Not very important11826.6
5) Don't know327.2
Missing24 
TOTAL444100.0
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 important327.2
2) Very important10222.9
3) Somewhat important16336.5
4) Not very important11124.9
5) Don't know388.5
Missing22 
TOTAL446100.0
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 agree6815.0
2) Agree23552.0
3) Strongly disagree5211.5
4) Disagree5612.4
5) No opinion419.1
Missing16 
TOTAL452100.0
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 agree5011.3
2) Agree18140.9
3) Strongly disagree6514.7
4) Disagree8018.1
5) No opinion6715.1
Missing25 
TOTAL443100.0
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 more306.6
2) A little more7516.6
3) About the same amount13930.7
4) A little less398.6
5) A lot less5913.0
6) Don't know11124.5
Missing15 
TOTAL453100.0
171) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members468100.0
TOTAL468100.0
172) Old code (OLDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4681080.893627
173) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YEARSMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL45920.76517
174) How far do you live from your congregation? (FARLIVE)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile30.7
1) 10222.9
2) 8318.6
3) 5612.6
4) 337.4
5) 4911.0
6) 143.1
7) 173.8
8) 173.8
9) 40.9
10) 296.5
11) 30.7
12) 61.3
13) 40.9
14) 20.4
15) 81.8
16) 10.2
17) 40.9
18) 20.4
20) 20.4
22) 10.2
25) 10.2
27) 10.2
30) 20.4
99) 99 miles or more20.4
Missing22 
TOTAL446100.0
175) How often do you attend your congregation's Sunday worship services? (ATTNDSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never81.7
2) Less than once a year51.1
3) Once or twice a year92.0
4) Several times a year306.5
5) Once a month204.3
6) Two to three times a month7115.4
7) Nearly every week20845.1
8) Every week11023.9
Missing7 
TOTAL461100.0
176) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you attend? (MEMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4142147.7423402
177) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) No27660.0
2) Yes18440.0
Missing8 
TOTAL460100.0
178) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="YES" TO ORDELDER) Are you now serving on session? (SRVELDER)
TOTAL%
1) No19091.3
2) Yes188.7
Missing260 
TOTAL208100.0
179) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDECON)
TOTAL%
1) No28562.6
2) Yes17037.4
Missing13 
TOTAL455100.0
180) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED 1="YES" TO ORDDECON) Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (SRVDECON)
TOTAL%
1) No15680.8
2) Yes3719.2
Missing275 
TOTAL193100.0
181) Do you hold the following position in church? - Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41388.2
1) Checked5511.8
TOTAL468100.0
182) Do you hold the following position in church? - Member of congregational committee or task force (POSFORCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30164.3
1) Checked16735.7
TOTAL468100.0
183) Do you hold the following position in church? - Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRSBY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44595.1
1) Checked234.9
TOTAL468100.0
184) Do you hold the following position in church? - Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (POSOFFCR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38281.6
1) Checked8618.4
TOTAL468100.0
185) Do you hold the following position in church? - Organist or choir director (POSORGST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45697.4
1) Checked122.6
TOTAL468100.0
186) Do you hold the following position in church? - Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38782.7
1) Checked8117.3
TOTAL468100.0
187) Do you hold the following position in church? - Other (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41488.5
1) Checked5411.5
TOTAL468100.0
188) Do you hold the following position in church? - Sunday school teacher (POSTCHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42691.0
1) Checked429.0
TOTAL468100.0
189) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - My job/business required me to be at work on Sunday. (NOTJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38181.4
1) Checked8718.6
TOTAL468100.0
190) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - I was traveling on business over a weekend and didn't get home in time. (NOTTRVL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39183.7
1) Checked7616.3
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
191) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - I was ill. (NOTILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26757.2
1) Checked20042.8
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
192) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - I had family responsibilities (e.g., caring for an ill or disabled child or parent). (NOTFAMLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34774.1
1) Checked12125.9
TOTAL468100.0
193) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - I was away on vacation. (NOTVACAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10221.8
1) Checked36678.2
TOTAL468100.0
194) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - I needed the time to catch up on other responsibilities. (NOTTIME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37279.5
1) Checked9620.5
TOTAL468100.0
195) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - I just didn't feel like going. (NOTFEEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35575.9
1) Checked11324.1
TOTAL468100.0
196) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - The weather was bad. (NOTWETHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39083.3
1) Checked7816.7
TOTAL468100.0
197) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - I overslept (NOTSLEEP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44194.2
1) Checked275.8
TOTAL468100.0
198) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - I had guests from out-of-town. (NOTGUEST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34373.3
1) Checked12526.7
TOTAL468100.0
199) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - I decided to do something else that day. (NOTELSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36978.8
1) Checked9921.2
TOTAL468100.0
200) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - Other (NOTOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45296.6
1) Checked163.4
TOTAL468100.0
201) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - Negative view of something (NOTNEGVW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45697.4
1) Checked122.6
TOTAL468100.0
202) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - Ministerial change (NOTMINCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46799.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL468100.0
203) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - Family marital change (NOTMRTCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46599.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL468100.0
204) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - Went to another church (NOTOTHCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45497.0
1) Checked143.0
TOTAL468100.0
205) Please take a few moments to think back over the last year. Have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? Was the following factor a reason you missed one or more Sundays during the last year? - Lack of transportation (NOTTRANS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46398.9
1) Checked51.1
TOTAL468100.0
206) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: attended programs or events at your church (besides worship; if you attended church school, include those hours here.) (HRSPROGS)
TOTAL%
1) Zero hours9119.8
2) One to two hours9320.2
3) Three to five hours12727.6
4) Six to ten hours7817.0
5) Eleven to twenty hours5311.5
6) More than twenty hours183.9
Missing8 
TOTAL460100.0
207) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event. (HRSVOL)
TOTAL%
1) Zero hours14632.4
2) One to two hours10723.7
3) Three to five hours10322.8
4) Six to ten hours6314.0
5) Eleven to twenty hours214.7
6) More than twenty hours112.4
Missing17 
TOTAL451100.0
208) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization which took place in a home or other facility away from your church. (HRSEVNTS)
TOTAL%
1) Zero hours24755.1
2) One to two hours10122.5
3) Three to five hours5612.5
4) Six to ten hours265.8
5) Eleven to twenty hours61.3
6) More than twenty hours122.7
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
209) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: given volunteer time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (e.g., through volunteer or committee work). (HRSCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Zero hours17037.8
2) One to two hours10924.2
3) Three to five hours7817.3
4) Six to ten hours4710.4
5) Eleven to twenty hours276.0
6) More than twenty hours194.2
Missing18 
TOTAL450100.0
210) Compared to two years ago, do you think you participate in church activities more, less, or about the same amount as you did then? (ACT2YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Participate more10221.9
2) About the same participation24151.8
3) Participate less11524.7
4) Not applicable71.5
Missing3 
TOTAL465100.0
211) How likely is it that you will be a part of your current congregation five years from now? (ACT5YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely30565.5
2) Likely7917.0
3) Not sure4910.5
4) Not at all likely122.6
5) Not very likely214.5
Missing2 
TOTAL466100.0
212) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE "NOT VERY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO BE A PART OF THEIR CURRENT CONGREGATION FIVE YEARS FROM NOW) Rate the importance of the following factor in your likelihood of leaving: moving away from this area/community. (LVAREA)
TOTAL%
1) Very important1650.0
2) Important515.6
3) Not very important515.6
4) Not at all important618.8
Missing436 
TOTAL32100.0
213) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE "NOT VERY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO BE A PART OF THEIR CURRENT CONGREGATION FIVE YEARS FROM NOW) Rate the importance of the following factor in your likelihood of leaving: too much conflict in the congregation. (LVCNFLCT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important518.5
2) Important311.1
3) Not very important1037.0
4) Not at all important933.3
Missing441 
TOTAL27100.0
214) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE "NOT VERY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO BE A PART OF THEIR CURRENT CONGREGATION FIVE YEARS FROM NOW) Rate the importance of the following factor in your likelihood of leaving: I don't really fit in with most people here. (LVFITIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important310.3
2) Important827.6
3) Not very important517.2
4) Not at all important1344.8
Missing439 
TOTAL29100.0
215) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE "NOT VERY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO BE A PART OF THEIR CURRENT CONGREGATION FIVE YEARS FROM NOW) Rate the importance of the following factor in your likelihood of leaving: I am getting married and will switch to my spouse's church. (LVSPOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very important14.2
3) Not very important312.5
4) Not at all important2083.3
Missing444 
TOTAL24100.0
216) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE "NOT VERY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO BE A PART OF THEIR CURRENT CONGREGATION FIVE YEARS FROM NOW) Rate the importance of the following factor in your likelihood of leaving: I don't like the programs that it currently offers. (LVPRGRMS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important414.8
2) Important414.8
3) Not very important414.8
4) Not at all important1555.6
Missing441 
TOTAL27100.0
217) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE "NOT VERY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO BE A PART OF THEIR CURRENT CONGREGATION FIVE YEARS FROM NOW) Rate the importance of the following factor in your likelihood of leaving: the worship services often do not satisfy spiritual needs. (LVSPIRIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important929.0
2) Important619.4
3) Not very important412.9
4) Not at all important1238.7
Missing437 
TOTAL31100.0
218) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE "NOT VERY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO BE A PART OF THEIR CURRENT CONGREGATION FIVE YEARS FROM NOW) Rate the importance of the following factor in your likelihood of leaving: I don't appreciate the pastor(s). (LVPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Very important726.9
2) Important13.8
3) Not very important726.9
4) Not at all important1142.3
Missing442 
TOTAL26100.0
219) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE "NOT VERY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO BE A PART OF THEIR CURRENT CONGREGATION FIVE YEARS FROM NOW) Rate the importance of the following factor in your likelihood of leaving: I've been drifting away from church and I think that will continue. (LVDRIFT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important311.5
2) Important830.8
3) Not very important27.7
4) Not at all important1350.0
Missing442 
TOTAL26100.0
220) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE "NOT VERY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO BE A PART OF THEIR CURRENT CONGREGATION FIVE YEARS FROM NOW) Rate the importance of the following factor in your likelihood of leaving: others. (LVOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Age/health concerns112.5
2) Denomination450.0
3) All else337.5
Missing460 
TOTAL8100.0
221) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No18339.1
2) Yes28560.9
TOTAL468100.0
222) (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
TOTAL31530.42520
223) (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 checked39184.6
1) Checked7115.4
Missing6 
TOTAL462100.0
224) (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 checked44394.9
1) Checked245.1
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
225) (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 checked45397.0
1) Checked143.0
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
226) (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 checked46499.1
1) Checked40.9
TOTAL468100.0
227) (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 checked43893.6
1) Checked306.4
TOTAL468100.0
228) (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 checked36878.8
1) Checked9921.2
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
229) (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 checked45998.1
1) Checked91.9
TOTAL468100.0
230) (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 checked44094.0
1) Checked286.0
TOTAL468100.0
231) (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 checked44895.7
1) Checked204.3
TOTAL468100.0
232) (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 checked42190.0
1) Checked4710.0
TOTAL468100.0
233) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never7215.9
2) Less than once a year173.7
3) Once or twice a year5311.7
4) Several times a year337.3
5) About once a month224.8
6) Two to three times a month255.5
7) Nearly every week9921.8
8) Every week11324.9
9) Don't know/not applicable204.4
Missing14 
TOTAL454100.0
234) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never316.8
2) Less than once a year122.6
3) Once or twice a year296.3
4) Several times a year316.8
5) About once a month255.5
6) Two to three times a month459.8
7) Nearly every week14030.6
8) Every week14030.6
9) Don't know/not applicable51.1
Missing10 
TOTAL458100.0
235) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Please choose just one answer. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, please choose the denomination that influenced you the most.) (RELDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist449.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)194.1
3) Episcopalian102.2
4) Friends (Quaker)30.7
5) Lutheran265.7
6) Methodist7416.1
7) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA20043.5
8) Reformed30.7
9) Roman Catholic265.7
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)81.7
11) None61.3
12) Other408.7
99) More than one selected10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL460100.0
236) Were you raised in the congregation you currently belong to? (CONGRAIS)
TOTAL%
1) No40586.7
2) Yes6213.3
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
237) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative378.0
2) Conservative14631.7
3) Moderate21246.1
4) Liberal5411.7
5) Very liberal112.4
Missing8 
TOTAL460100.0
238) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (SAVIOR)
TOTAL%
1) No17236.8
2) Yes29563.2
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
239) Would you say you have had a conversion experience-that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (CONVRSN)
TOTAL%
1) No27059.1
2) Yes18740.9
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
240) Which of the following statements 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.20.4
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.11525.1
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.19342.0
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.9821.4
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.4610.0
9) More than one selected51.1
Missing9 
TOTAL459100.0
241) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) No275.9
2) Yes35176.8
3) Not sure7917.3
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
242) 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) No7817.0
2) Yes23250.5
3) Not sure14932.5
Missing9 
TOTAL459100.0
243) 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) Essential12627.3
2) Very important15533.6
3) Somewhat important15734.1
4) Not at all important235.0
Missing7 
TOTAL461100.0
244) 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) Essential20544.6
2) Very important16435.7
3) Somewhat important8618.7
4) Not at all important51.1
Missing8 
TOTAL460100.0
245) 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) Essential7015.4
2) Very important17538.4
3) Somewhat important17738.8
4) Not at all important347.5
Missing12 
TOTAL456100.0
246) 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) Essential12527.2
2) Very important26958.6
3) Somewhat important6514.2
Missing9 
TOTAL459100.0
247) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14030.6
2) Very important20143.9
3) Somewhat important10723.4
4) Not at all important102.2
Missing10 
TOTAL458100.0
248) 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) Essential7516.6
2) Very important19142.2
3) Somewhat important15534.2
4) Not at all important327.1
Missing15 
TOTAL453100.0
249) 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) Essential32670.6
2) Very important11825.5
3) Somewhat important163.5
4) Not at all important20.4
Missing6 
TOTAL462100.0
250) When you think about priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Supporting social action groups and ministries (PRISOCL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential7616.6
2) Very important18540.5
3) Somewhat important16836.8
4) Not at all important286.1
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
251) When you think about 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) Essential9520.5
2) Very important20043.2
3) Somewhat important14832.0
4) Not at all important204.3
Missing5 
TOTAL463100.0
252) When you think about 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) Essential18339.9
2) Very important23551.2
3) Somewhat important418.9
Missing9 
TOTAL459100.0
253) When you think about 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) Essential7716.9
2) Very important21046.1
3) Somewhat important14832.5
4) Not at all important214.6
Missing12 
TOTAL456100.0
254) When you think about 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) Essential10823.7
2) Very important17538.4
3) Somewhat important14431.6
4) Not at all important296.4
Missing12 
TOTAL456100.0
255) When you think about 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) Essential6414.0
2) Very important16736.5
3) Somewhat important14231.0
4) Not at all important8518.6
Missing10 
TOTAL458100.0
256) 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 agree388.3
2) Agree12126.4
3) Not sure5512.0
4) Disagree18440.2
5) Strongly disagree6013.1
Missing10 
TOTAL458100.0
257) 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 agree398.4
2) Agree12326.6
3) Not sure7816.8
4) Disagree13028.1
5) Strongly disagree9320.1
Missing5 
TOTAL463100.0
258) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27459.2
2) Agree12326.6
3) Not sure6313.6
4) Disagree20.4
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL463100.0
259) 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 agree19642.5
2) Agree12827.8
3) Not sure7816.9
4) Disagree4710.2
5) Strongly disagree122.6
Missing7 
TOTAL461100.0
260) 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 agree12326.6
2) Agree8418.2
3) Not sure11625.1
4) Disagree10222.1
5) Strongly disagree378.0
Missing6 
TOTAL462100.0
261) 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 agree194.2
2) Agree6915.1
3) Not sure5010.9
4) Disagree15634.1
5) Strongly disagree16335.7
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
262) 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 agree132.8
2) Agree7516.2
3) Not sure7616.4
4) Disagree22748.9
5) Strongly disagree7315.7
Missing4 
TOTAL464100.0
263) 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 agree11725.1
2) Agree26657.0
3) Not sure408.6
4) Disagree418.8
5) Strongly disagree30.6
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
264) 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 agree173.7
2) Agree7716.8
3) Not sure11525.1
4) Disagree14030.5
5) Strongly disagree11024.0
Missing9 
TOTAL459100.0
265) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Belief in Jesus Christ in only one of many ways to find salvation. (AGSALVTN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree449.6
2) Agree11625.3
3) Not sure8217.9
4) Disagree11424.8
5) Strongly disagree10322.4
Missing9 
TOTAL459100.0
266) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13729.5
2) Agree13428.8
3) Not sure12927.7
4) Disagree429.0
5) Strongly disagree234.9
Missing3 
TOTAL465100.0
267) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20143.2
2) Agree16435.3
3) Not sure8017.2
4) Disagree122.6
5) Strongly disagree81.7
Missing3 
TOTAL465100.0
268) 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 agree20443.9
2) Agree14932.0
3) Not sure9821.1
4) Disagree112.4
5) Strongly disagree30.6
Missing3 
TOTAL465100.0
269) Do you consider yourself a "born-again" Christian? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) No27358.8
2) Yes14731.7
3) Not sure449.5
Missing4 
TOTAL464100.0
270) People have differing views on how Christians ought to act in their daily lives. Please indicate how much you would admire or disapprove of someone who acted in this way: drinks alcohol in moderation. (ACTALCL)
TOTAL%
1) Admire61.3
2) Think is all right34374.1
3) Mildly disapprove8418.1
4) Highly disapprove306.5
Missing5 
TOTAL463100.0
271) People have differing views on how Christians ought to act in their daily lives. Please indicate how much you would admire or disapprove of someone who acted in this way: is very ambitious. (ACTAMBT)
TOTAL%
1) Admire10823.8
2) Think is all right30366.7
3) Mildly disapprove419.0
4) Highly disapprove20.4
Missing14 
TOTAL454100.0
272) People have differing views on how Christians ought to act in their daily lives. Please indicate how much you would admire or disapprove of someone who acted in this way: is satisfied with her/his lot in life. (ACTSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Admire14130.8
2) Think is all right27860.7
3) Mildly disapprove327.0
4) Highly disapprove71.5
Missing10 
TOTAL458100.0
273) People have differing views on how Christians ought to act in their daily lives. Please indicate how much you would admire or disapprove of someone who acted in this way: lives together in a heterosexual relationship outside of marriage. (ACTTOGT)
TOTAL%
1) Admire10.2
2) Think is all right8117.3
3) Mildly disapprove18639.8
4) Highly disapprove19942.6
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
274) People have differing views on how Christians ought to act in their daily lives. Please indicate how much you would admire or disapprove of someone who acted in this way: thinks s/he is better than others. (ACTBETR)
TOTAL%
2) Think is all right71.5
3) Mildly disapprove13729.6
4) Highly disapprove31968.9
Missing5 
TOTAL463100.0
275) People have differing views on how Christians ought to act in their daily lives. Please indicate how much you would admire or disapprove of someone who acted in this way: is openly, actively gay or lesbian. (ACTGAY)
TOTAL%
1) Admire20.4
2) Think is all right8418.2
3) Mildly disapprove13429.0
4) Highly disapprove24252.4
Missing6 
TOTAL462100.0
276) People have differing views on how Christians ought to act in their daily lives. Please indicate how much you would admire or disapprove of someone who acted in this way: is openly, actively gay or lesbian as part of a committed couple. (ACTCPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Admire61.3
2) Think is all right10122.0
3) Mildly disapprove11324.6
4) Highly disapprove24052.2
Missing8 
TOTAL460100.0
277) People have differing views on how Christians ought to act in their daily lives. Please indicate how much you would admire or disapprove of someone who acted in this way: lives her/his faith quietly. (ACTQUET)
TOTAL%
1) Admire17237.1
2) Think is all right26557.1
3) Mildly disapprove235.0
4) Highly disapprove40.9
Missing4 
TOTAL464100.0
278) People have differing views on how Christians ought to act in their daily lives. Please indicate how much you would admire or disapprove of someone who acted in this way: cheats on her/his income tax. (ACTTAX)
TOTAL%
2) Think is all right20.4
3) Mildly disapprove8919.2
4) Highly disapprove37380.4
Missing4 
TOTAL464100.0
279) At its 1996 meeting, the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved the following amendment to the church's constitution, and sent it to the presbyteries for a vote: "Those who are called to office in the church are to lead a life in obedience to Scripture and in conformity to the historic confessional standards of the church. Among these standards is the requirement to live either in fidelity within the covenant of marriage of a man and a woman, or chastity in singleness. Persons refusing to repent of any self-acknowledged practice which the confessions call sin shall not be ordained and/or installed as deacons, elders, or ministers of the Word and Sacrament." What is your opinion on this proposed amendment? Would you like to see it approved by a majority of the presbyteries, or not? (GEN1996)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely favor approval20944.8
2) Probably favor approval10422.3
3) Not sure388.1
4) Probably do not favor approval7015.0
5) Definitely do not favor approval469.9
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
280) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female29162.3
2) Male17637.7
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
281) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46356.19216
282) Which of the following categories most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (CURLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm418.9
2) On a farm235.0
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)15032.6
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)7215.7
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city378.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000)5111.1
7) In a suburb near a large city8618.7
Missing8 
TOTAL460100.0
283) What is your employment status? (YOUREMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time15635.5
2) Employed part time4911.1
3) Self-employed378.4
4) Unemployed61.4
5) Retired14132.0
6) Full-time homemaker378.4
7) Student112.5
8) Other (specify)30.7
Missing28 
TOTAL440100.0
284) What is your employment status? (YOUREMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time1112.0
2) Employed part time55.4
3) Self-employed1010.9
5) Retired2931.5
6) Full-time homemaker2122.8
7) Student99.8
8) Other (specify)77.6
Missing376 
TOTAL92100.0
285) If you are employed full time, part time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (AVGHOURS)
TOTAL%
0) 72.6
1) 20.7
2) 10.4
4) 10.4
5) 31.1
6) 20.7
7) 10.4
8) 51.8
9) 10.4
10) 72.6
12) 31.1
15) 41.5
16) 31.1
18) 10.4
20) 124.4
22) 10.4
23) 20.7
24) 10.4
25) 41.5
28) 10.4
30) 145.1
32) 20.7
33) 10.4
34) 10.4
35) 93.3
37) 10.4
38) 31.1
39) 10.4
40) 7226.4
41) 10.4
42) 41.5
43) 31.1
44) 20.7
45) 259.2
46) 20.7
47) 20.7
48) 72.6
49) 10.4
50) 2810.3
52) 31.1
53) 10.4
55) 72.6
57) 10.4
60) 134.8
65) 10.4
70) 41.5
72) 10.4
99) Don't know10.4
Missing195 
TOTAL273100.0
286) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married35677.9
2) Not married10122.1
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
287) (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 married4238.9
2) Yes, am now widowed4541.7
3) Yes, am now divorced2119.4
Missing360 
TOTAL108100.0
288) 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%
10) 10.2
16) 30.7
17) 51.2
18) 133.2
19) 286.8
20) 348.3
21) 5814.1
22) 6014.6
23) 4711.4
24) 327.8
25) 297.0
26) 204.9
27) 225.3
28) 174.1
29) 122.9
30) 61.5
31) 71.7
32) 51.2
34) 10.2
35) 51.2
36) 20.5
37) 10.2
39) 10.2
42) 20.5
49) 10.2
Missing56 
TOTAL412100.0
289) (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) No29083.3
2) Yes, was widowed133.7
3) Yes, was divorced4412.6
4) Both widowed and divorced10.3
Missing120 
TOTAL348100.0
290) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never143.9
2) Less than once a year51.4
3) Once or twice a year267.3
4) Several times a year277.6
5) About once a month205.6
6) Two to three times a month4913.8
7) Nearly every week12936.3
8) Every week8523.9
Missing113 
TOTAL355100.0
291) (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) No5114.3
2) Yes30585.7
Missing112 
TOTAL356100.0
292) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE SPOUSE IS NOT A MEMBER OF THE SAME CONGREGATION WHICH THEY BELONG/SERVE) Which statement best describes where your husband or wife attends church? (SPSATTND)
TOTAL%
1) Generally attends the same congregation that I do2440.0
2) Generally attends another congregation610.0
3) Sometimes attends my congregation, sometimes another58.3
4) Usually does not attend2541.7
Missing408 
TOTAL60100.0
293) (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) Baptist4111.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)154.3
3) Episcopalian102.8
4) Friends10.3
5) Lutheran205.7
6) Methodist6217.6
7) Presbyterian11432.4
8) Reformed20.6
9) Roman Catholic349.7
10) United Church of Christ102.8
11) None133.7
12) Other308.5
Missing116 
TOTAL352100.0
294) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist31.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.3
3) Episcopalian10.3
6) Methodist41.3
7) Presbyterian27688.7
9) Roman Catholic82.6
10) United Church of Christ10.3
11) None154.8
12) Other20.6
Missing157 
TOTAL311100.0
295) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. (SPSEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time13038.5
2) Employed part time288.3
3) Self-employed3710.9
4) Unemployed10.3
5) Retired9728.7
6) Full-time homemaker4212.4
7) Student10.3
8) Other20.6
Missing130 
TOTAL338100.0
296) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. (SPSEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time611.1
2) Employed part time35.6
3) Self-employed713.0
4) Unemployed11.9
5) Retired1527.8
6) Full-time homemaker1324.1
7) Student35.6
8) Other611.1
Missing414 
TOTAL54100.0
297) (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) None62.9
1) 10.5
3) 10.5
8) 21.0
10) 52.4
12) 10.5
15) 62.9
16) 41.9
20) 125.8
24) 31.4
25) 41.9
30) 73.4
32) 10.5
35) 41.9
36) 21.0
37) 10.5
40) 6229.8
42) 62.9
44) 21.0
45) 199.1
47) 10.5
48) 31.4
50) 2612.5
55) 115.3
60) 115.3
65) 21.0
67) 10.5
70) 21.0
72) 10.5
80) 10.5
Missing260 
TOTAL208100.0
298) How many children have you had? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None8017.4
1) One6013.0
2) Two15734.1
3) Three10623.0
4) Four378.0
5) Five153.3
6) Six61.3
Missing7 
TOTAL461100.0
299) What age were you, approximately, when your first child was born? (AGEKID)
TOTAL%
16) 10.3
18) 20.5
19) 71.8
20) 195.0
21) 153.9
22) 195.0
23) 348.9
24) 318.1
25) 5113.4
26) 277.1
27) 369.4
28) 287.3
29) 184.7
30) 215.5
31) 164.2
32) 153.9
33) 102.6
34) 133.4
35) 20.5
36) 30.8
37) 51.3
38) 30.8
39) 30.8
40) 20.5
42) 10.3
Missing86 
TOTAL382100.0
300) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No44094.4
2) Yes265.6
Missing2 
TOTAL466100.0
301) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN) How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One1666.7
2) Two625.0
3) Three28.3
Missing444 
TOTAL24100.0
302) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No38988.2
2) Yes5211.8
Missing27 
TOTAL441100.0
303) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN) How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One2244.0
2) Two1326.0
3) Three816.0
4) Four510.0
5) Five24.0
Missing418 
TOTAL50100.0
304) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (MEMHHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.7215.4
2) Two of us23349.9
3) Three of us7816.7
4) Four of us6113.1
5) Five of us153.2
6) Six of us40.9
7) Seven or more of us10.2
8) Not applicable30.6
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
305) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged under six years? (HOLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None6963.9
1) One3027.8
2) Two87.4
4) Four10.9
Missing360 
TOTAL108100.0
306) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
TOTAL%
0) None6653.7
1) One4234.1
2) Two1411.4
3) Three10.8
Missing345 
TOTAL123100.0
307) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
TOTAL%
0) None5844.6
1) One5542.3
2) Two1511.5
3) Three21.5
Missing338 
TOTAL130100.0
308) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
TOTAL%
0) None6266.7
1) One2223.7
2) Two88.6
3) Three11.1
Missing375 
TOTAL93100.0
309) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged twenty-five and over? (HOLD25PL)
TOTAL%
0) None61.4
1) One6915.8
2) Two33977.8
3) Three214.8
4) Four10.2
Missing32 
TOTAL436100.0
310) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (For example, a divorced man living with his child would check "2"; a woman living with her sister would check "7" or "8," depending on whether or not there are children in the household.) (PPLHHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone6313.9
2) A single parent, living with one or more children92.0
3) A married couple, no children in household21046.4
4) A married couple, living with one or more children14932.9
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household30.7
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children81.8
8) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with one or more children51.1
9) Roomates40.9
11) Some other arrangement20.4
Missing15 
TOTAL453100.0
311) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you296.4
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage20945.8
3) Owned by you with a mortgage20444.7
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)143.1
Missing12 
TOTAL456100.0
312) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46432.26315
313) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
TOTAL%
0) None40187.0
1) One408.7
2) Two112.4
3) Three81.7
4) Four10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL461100.0
314) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
0) None388.2
1) 11625.0
2) 11123.9
3) 7115.3
4) 5010.8
5) 306.5
6) 296.3
7) 102.2
8) 51.1
9) 20.4
10) 10.2
11) 10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL464100.0
315) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat10823.5
2) Independent8217.9
3) Republican25355.1
4) Other163.5
Missing9 
TOTAL459100.0
316) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian42899.3
2) Black or African-American10.2
5) Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin20.5
Missing37 
TOTAL431100.0
317) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian35100.0
Missing433 
TOTAL35100.0
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) None10423.3
1) One11325.3
2) Two16837.7
3) Three388.5
4) Four184.0
5) Five30.7
6) Six20.4
Missing22 
TOTAL446100.0
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 $10,00071.6
2) $10,000- $14,999143.1
3) $15,000- $19,999184.0
4) $20,000- $29,9994710.6
5) $30,000- $39,9995512.4
6) $40,000- $49,999409.0
7) $50,000- $59,9995412.1
8) $60,000- $69,9995111.5
9) $70,000- $79,999296.5
10) $80,000- $89,999286.3
11) $90,000- $99,999204.5
12) $100,000- $124,999296.5
13) $125,000- $149,999204.5
14) $150,000 or more337.4
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
320) What percent of your total family income in 1995 came from job- or employment-related earnings (as opposed to other sources of income, such as pensions, Social Security, or investments)? (PERJOB)
TOTAL%
1) 100% from earnings12427.5
2) 90-99% from earnings9420.8
3) 75-89% from earnings357.8
4) 50-74% from earnings286.2
5) 25-49% from earnings163.5
6) 1-24% from earnings4910.9
7) None from earnings10523.3
Missing17 
TOTAL451100.0
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
TOTAL4442002.5022281
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
TOTAL317555.171656
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
TOTAL390246.4441095
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) $014833.0
2) $1-$5010222.8
3) $51-$1004710.5
4) $101-$5007015.6
5) $501-$1,000296.5
6) $1,001-$2,000276.0
7) $2,001 or more255.6
Missing20 
TOTAL448100.0
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) $0132.9
2) $1-$508017.5
3) $51-$1008218.0
4) $101-$50015133.1
5) $501-$1,0006013.2
6) $1,001-$2,000316.8
7) $2,001 or more398.6
Missing12 
TOTAL456100.0
326) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast6213.2
2) Midwest16936.1
3) South15833.8
4) West7916.9
TOTAL468100.0
327) Total number of members 1996 (TOTMEM96)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL465749.142767
328) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female29162.3
2) Male17637.7
Missing1 
TOTAL467100.0
329) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married35677.9
2) Not married10122.1
Missing11 
TOTAL457100.0
330) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast6213.2
2) Midwest16936.1
3) South15833.8
4) West7916.9
TOTAL468100.0
331) I-POLITAFF: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat10823.5
2) Independent8217.9
3) Republican25355.1
4) Other163.5
Missing9 
TOTAL459100.0
332) I-AGE: What is your present age? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <397616.4
1) 40-497917.1
2) 50-6413829.8
3) 65+17036.7
Missing5 
TOTAL463100.0
333) I-FAMINCOM: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-FAMINCOM)
TOTAL%
0) <20K398.8
1) 20K-49,99914231.9
2) 50K-99,99918240.9
3) 100K+8218.4
Missing23 
TOTAL445100.0
334) I-RACE1: What is your race or origin? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE1)
TOTAL%
0) White42899.3
2) Other30.7
Missing37 
TOTAL431100.0