U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Presbyterian Attenders

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Presbyterian > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) How long have you been going to worship services or activities at this congregation? (HOWLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Less year34097.3
2) 1-2 years41028.8
3) 3-5 years607813.0
4) 6-10 years637113.6
5) 11-20 yrs799717.1
6) 20 plus1744537.3
7) Visit othr10242.2
8) Visitor3990.9
Missing883 
TOTAL46825100.0
2) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? Yes, in Sunday school, church school, or Sabbath school. (INVLVDSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3292969.0
1) Check1477931.0
TOTAL47708100.0
3) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? Yes, in prayer, discussion, or Bible study groups. (INVLVDPR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3515473.7
1) Check1255426.3
TOTAL47708100.0
4) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? Yes, in fellowships, clubs, or other social groups. (INVLVDFS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2890460.6
1) Check1880439.4
TOTAL47708100.0
5) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? No, we have no group activities. (INVLVDNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4554595.5
1) Check21634.5
TOTAL47708100.0
6) Are you regularly involved in any group activities here? No, I am not regularly involved in group activities. (INVLVDNR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3275568.7
1) Check1495331.3
TOTAL47708100.0
7) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? Yes, in community service, social justice, or advocacy activities of this congregation. (COMMACT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3430271.9
1) Check1340628.1
TOTAL47708100.0
8) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? Yes, in evangelism or outreach activities. (COMMAEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3973683.3
1) Check797216.7
TOTAL47708100.0
9) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? No, we don't have such activities. (COMMANA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4561595.6
1) Check20934.4
TOTAL47708100.0
10) Do you regularly take part in any activities of this congregation that reach out to the wider community (e.g., visitation, evangelism, outreach, community service, social justice)? No, I am not regularly involved. (COMMANR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2238746.9
1) Check2532153.1
TOTAL47708100.0
11) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Leading or assisting in worship. (ROLELW)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4270789.5
1) Check500110.5
TOTAL47708100.0
12) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Officer or leader of men's, women's, youth, or other small group. (ROLELG)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4295490.0
1) Check475410.0
TOTAL47708100.0
13) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Other role not listed here (specify). (ROLEOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4174487.5
1) Check596412.5
TOTAL47708100.0
14) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? None. (ROLENO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2865960.1
1) Check1904939.9
TOTAL47708100.0
15) Over the last year, how much have you grown in your faith? (GROWTH)
TOTAL%
1) No real30416.6
2) Some1983243.0
3) Congration1518933.0
4) Other grps31056.7
5) Privat act493010.7
Missing1611 
TOTAL46097100.0
16) How often do you spend time in private devotional activities (such as prayer, meditation, reading the Bible alone)? (DEVOTION)
TOTAL%
1) Every day2122945.6
2) Few week975220.9
3) Once week21024.5
4) Occasion918819.7
5) Hardly evr35007.5
6) Never8131.7
Missing1124 
TOTAL46584100.0
17) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Lit intrp1017722.0
2) Cult intrp1414930.6
3) Hist intrp1817239.3
4) Contns wrd22784.9
5) Not word4621.0
6) Little val610.1
7) Don't know8881.9
Missing1521 
TOTAL46187100.0
18) Do you agree or disagree with this statement: "All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth"? (ALLRELG)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree592012.8
2) Agree1752438.0
3) Neutral880619.1
4) Disagree891519.3
5) Str disagr496110.8
Missing1582 
TOTAL46126100.0
19) Do you agree or disagree: "My spiritual needs are being met in this congregation or parish"? (SPIRNEED)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree1351029.3
2) Agree2467953.6
3) Neutral581312.6
4) Disagree17383.8
5) Str disagr3180.7
Missing1650 
TOTAL46058100.0
20) Some people feel they came to faith gradually. For others, it began at a definite moment of commitment. Have you ever experienced such a moment of decisive faith commitment or conversion? (FAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Always1937041.8
2) Gradual1391530.0
3) Moment14253.1
4) Moment 5470110.1
5) Many momts488210.5
6) Not Appl20984.5
Missing1317 
TOTAL46391100.0
21) Are you currently a member of this congregation? (MEMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3843382.5
2) No process8711.9
3) No partic41719.0
4) No31156.7
Missing1118 
TOTAL46590100.0
22) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? Yes, social service or charity groups. (COMMSRSS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2935961.5
1) Check1834938.5
TOTAL47708100.0
23) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? Yes, advocacy, justice, or lobbying groups. (COMMSRAJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4455293.4
1) Check31566.6
TOTAL47708100.0
24) Are you involved in any community service, social service, or advocacy groups not connected to this congregation? No, I'm not involved with such groups. (COMMSRNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2172745.5
1) Check2598154.5
TOTAL47708100.0
25) Which of the following best describes your readiness to talk to others about your faith? (TALKFATH)
TOTAL%
1) No faith3010.7
2) Not talk620213.5
3) Find hard791617.2
4) Most ease2667258.0
5) Seek opps489010.6
Missing1727 
TOTAL45981100.0
26) Would you be prepared to invite to a worship service here any of your friends and relatives who do not now attend a congregation? (INVITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes recent2152747.0
2) Yes not 121807039.4
3) Don't know38388.4
4) Prob not21434.7
5) Def not2580.6
Missing1872 
TOTAL45836100.0
27) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Loaned money to someone outside your family. (MT12SLM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3719878.0
1) Check1051022.0
TOTAL47708100.0
28) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Cared for someone outside your family who was very sick. (MN12SCS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3752478.7
1) Check1018421.3
TOTAL47708100.0
29) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Helped someone outside your family find a job. (MN12OJ)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3968683.2
1) Check802216.8
TOTAL47708100.0
30) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Donated or prepared food for someone outside your family or congregation. (MN12SDF)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2119144.4
1) Check2651755.6
TOTAL47708100.0
31) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Voted in the last presidential election. (MN12SVP)
TOTAL%
0) Not check834717.5
1) Check3936182.5
TOTAL47708100.0
32) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Donated money to a charitable organization (other than this congregation). (MN12SDM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check995120.9
1) Check3775779.1
TOTAL47708100.0
33) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Worked with others to try to solve a community problem. (MN12SCP)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3548774.4
1) Check1222125.6
TOTAL47708100.0
34) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Contacted an elected official about a public issue. (MN12SEO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3670376.9
1) Check1100523.1
TOTAL47708100.0
35) How satisfied are you with what is offered here for children and youth (less than 19 years of age)? (CHLDMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very satis1254427.5
2) Satisfied1623135.5
3) Mixed809217.7
4) Dissatis21124.6
5) Very diss6481.4
6) Not sure606413.3
Missing2017 
TOTAL45691100.0
36) Which best describes your involvement in the making of important decisions in this congregation? (DESINVLV)
TOTAL%
1) Often part1099225.3
2) Occasion1272329.3
3) Decide not1183127.2
4) No opp645214.9
5) Want opp14373.3
Missing4273 
TOTAL43435100.0
37) Do you have a strong sense of belonging to this congregation? (BELONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strng sens2231048.7
2) Same year1302428.4
3) Not strong41569.1
4) No, new19274.2
5) No, wish10802.4
6) No, happy16993.7
7) Don't know16463.6
Missing1866 
TOTAL45842100.0
38) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Traditional hymns. (WRSHTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check1222025.6
1) Check3548874.4
TOTAL47708100.0
39) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Praise music or choruses. (WRSHPM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3217667.4
1) Check1553232.6
TOTAL47708100.0
40) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Contemporary hymns. (WRSHCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3731478.2
1) Check1039421.8
TOTAL47708100.0
41) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Other contemporary music or songs (not hymns). (WRSHOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4271589.5
1) Check499310.5
TOTAL47708100.0
42) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Sung responsorial psalms. (WRSHRP)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4679198.1
1) Check9171.9
TOTAL47708100.0
43) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Classical music or chorales. (WRSHCM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4003883.9
1) Check767016.1
TOTAL47708100.0
44) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Contemplative chants (Taize, Iona). (WRSHCC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4722699.0
1) Check4821.0
TOTAL47708100.0
45) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Music or songs from a variety of cultures. (WRSHVC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4412092.5
1) Check35887.5
TOTAL47708100.0
46) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? African-American gospel music. (WRSHAA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4567295.7
1) Check20364.3
TOTAL47708100.0
47) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? No music or songs. (WRSHNM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4761399.8
1) Check950.2
TOTAL47708100.0
48) While you may value many different styles of music, which of the following do you prefer in congregational worship? Don't know. (WRSHDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4691698.3
1) Check7921.7
TOTAL47708100.0
49) To what extent do the worship services or activities of this congregation help you with everyday living? (WRSHHELP)
TOTAL%
1) Grt extnt1947143.1
2) Some extnt2061145.6
3) Smll extnt42339.4
4) Not at all8661.9
Missing2527 
TOTAL45181100.0
50) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Wider community care or social justice emphasis. (VALUECC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4028584.4
1) Check742315.6
TOTAL47708100.0
51) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Reaching those who do not attend church. (VALUERU)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4338690.9
1) Check43229.1
TOTAL47708100.0
52) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Traditional style of worship or music. (VALUETS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2817959.1
1) Check1952940.9
TOTAL47708100.0
53) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Contemporary style of worship or music. (VALUECS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4236988.8
1) Check533911.2
TOTAL47708100.0
54) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Sharing in Holy Communion, Eucharist, Lord's Supper. (VALUEHC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3060764.2
1) Check1710135.8
TOTAL47708100.0
55) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Social activities or meeting new people. (VALUESA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4016384.2
1) Check754515.8
TOTAL47708100.0
56) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Sermons, preaching, or homilies (VALUESP)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2721957.1
1) Check2048942.9
TOTAL47708100.0
57) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups. (VALUEBS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4010584.1
1) Check760315.9
TOTAL47708100.0
58) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Ministry for children or youth. (VALUEMY)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3881281.4
1) Check889618.6
TOTAL47708100.0
59) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Prayer ministry for one another. (VALUEPR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4218088.4
1) Check552811.6
TOTAL47708100.0
60) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Practical care for one another in times of need. (VALUECA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3851280.7
1) Check919619.3
TOTAL47708100.0
61) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? The congregation's school or pre-school. (VALUESC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4639797.3
1) Check13112.7
TOTAL47708100.0
62) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Openness to social diversity. (VALUEOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4371691.6
1) Check39928.4
TOTAL47708100.0
63) Which of the following aspects of this congregation do you personally most value? Adult church-school or Sabbath-school class. (VALUEAS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4474193.8
1) Check29676.2
TOTAL47708100.0
64) Do you have any close friends in this congregation? (FRIENDS)
TOTAL%
1) None39328.6
2) Not here737716.2
3) Some frnds2849262.4
4) Clos frnds583912.8
Missing2068 
TOTAL45640100.0
65) Before you started coming to this congregation, were you participating in another congregation? (OTHCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Most life738316.5
2) None years787017.6
3) No nev reg21854.9
4) Yes2722261.0
Missing3048 
TOTAL44660100.0
66) Before you started coming here, what type of congregation did you attend? (CONGTYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Assem God2730.6
2) Baptist35357.8
3) Catholic23585.2
4) Episcopal10622.4
5) Lutheran24645.5
6) Methodist605413.4
7) Nazarene1350.3
8) Non-denom12602.8
9) Pentecostl1980.4
10) Presby1761739.1
11) SD Advent450.1
12) UCC14403.2
13) Other27646.1
14) Not attnd585013.0
Missing2653 
TOTAL45055100.0
67) Over the last two years, has there been any conflict in this congregation? (CONFLICT)
TOTAL%
1) None1954543.1
2) Min cnflct1461332.2
3) Maj cnflct22004.8
4) Wth leavng32107.1
5) Don't know579912.8
Missing2341 
TOTAL45367100.0
68) Have this congregation's leaders encouraged you to find and use your gifts and skills here? (ENCURAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Grt extnt1488534.6
2) Some extnt1558036.2
3) Smll extnt647415.0
4) Not at all26336.1
5) Don't know34498.0
Missing4687 
TOTAL43021100.0
69) In what year were you born? 19__ (BORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4459144.26219
70) Are you (female or male): (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female2757661.8
2) Male1703338.2
Missing3099 
TOTAL44609100.0
71) What is your employment status? Employed full time, part time, or self-employed. (EMPLYMNT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2560953.7
1) Check2209946.3
TOTAL47708100.0
72) What is your employment status? Unemployed. (EMPLYUE)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4671997.9
1) Check9892.1
TOTAL47708100.0
73) What is your employment status? Retired. (EMPLYR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3045663.8
1) Check1725236.2
TOTAL47708100.0
74) What is your employment status? Full-time homemaker (EMPLYHM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4283889.8
1) Check487010.2
TOTAL47708100.0
75) What is your employment status? Student. (EMPLYST)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4469893.7
1) Check30106.3
TOTAL47708100.0
76) What is your employment status? Other (please specify). (EMPLYOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4648597.4
1) Check12232.6
TOTAL47708100.0
77) What is the highest educational level you have completed? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) No formal670.1
2) Grade schl9052.0
3) Some HS23385.1
4) High schl1337929.2
5) Trade cert22224.9
6) Assoc43409.5
7) Bachelors1333329.1
8) Masters919820.1
Missing1926 
TOTAL45782100.0
78) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Never478610.4
2) First marr2593556.5
3) Rem divrc486810.6
4) Rem death12812.8
5) Comm relat7541.6
6) Separated3070.7
7) Divorced25565.6
8) Widowed545111.9
Missing1770 
TOTAL45938100.0
79) Do you have a spouse or partner who is also completing a survey here? (SPOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2457454.8
2) No2023245.2
Missing2902 
TOTAL44806100.0
80) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander. (RACEAPI)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4729199.1
1) Check4170.9
TOTAL47708100.0
81) What is your race or origin? Black or African American. (RACEBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4736999.3
1) Check3390.7
TOTAL47708100.0
82) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin. (RACEHS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4724299.0
1) Check4661.0
TOTAL47708100.0
83) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska Native. (RACEIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4722699.0
1) Check4821.0
TOTAL47708100.0
84) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian. (RACEWH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check38318.0
1) Check4387792.0
TOTAL47708100.0
85) What is your race or origin? Some other race (please specify)|Other. (RACEOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4726799.1
1) Check4410.9
TOTAL47708100.0
86) Where were you born? (WHREBORN)
TOTAL%
1) US4441496.5
2) Engspk cnt7751.7
3) Noneng cnt8571.9
Missing1662 
TOTAL46046100.0
87) Is English your first language? (LANGUAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3768998.0
2) No7712.0
Missing9248 
TOTAL38460100.0
88) Which statement best describes the people who currently live in your household? (HOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Alone772017.0
2) Couple1754938.7
3) Adlt chld16753.7
4) Adlts chld1534233.8
5) Some adult30556.7
Missing2367 
TOTAL45341100.0
89) About how much do you give financially to this congregation? (GIVE)
TOTAL%
1) 10%712916.1
2) 5-9%1667437.8
3) Less 5%1298329.4
4) Smll amnt509311.5
5) None22645.1
Missing3565 
TOTAL44143100.0
90) Which of the following describes your total annual household income before taxes? (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less 10K22545.5
2) 10K-24K624915.1
3) 25K-49K1131527.4
4) 50K-74K923622.4
5) 75K-99K533512.9
6) 100K plus689416.7
Missing6425 
TOTAL41283100.0
91) How many children of any age do you have, whether they live at home or elsewhere? (CHILD)
TOTAL%
0) None630014.5
1) 1529712.2
2) 21553335.7
3) 3957422.0
4) 442829.8
5) 514943.4
6) 66091.4
7) 72660.6
8) 8980.2
9) 9590.1
10) 10140.0
11) 11170.0
12) 12130.0
13) 1320.0
Missing4150 
TOTAL43558100.0
92) Do you have any children living at home? (CHILDHO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2312048.5
1) None2458851.5
TOTAL47708100.0
93) Please provide the age of your eldest child living at home. (CHILDEL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1385014.99
94) Please provide the age of your second oldest child living at home. (CHILD2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL913311.0067
95) Please provide the age of your third oldest child living at home. (CHILD3)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28959.6147
96) Please provide the age of your forth oldest child living at home. (CHILD4)
TOTAL%
0) 50.8
1) 639.5
2) 527.8
3) 314.7
4) 426.3
5) 406.0
6) 456.8
7) 466.9
8) 395.9
9) 426.3
10) 395.9
11) 233.5
12) 345.1
13) 274.1
14) 172.6
15) 142.1
16) 101.5
17) 132.0
18) 101.5
19) 121.8
20) 111.7
21) 71.1
22) 40.6
23) 20.3
24) 20.3
25) 20.3
26) 10.2
27) 30.5
28) 20.3
29) 20.3
31) 20.3
32) 10.2
33) 30.5
34) 40.6
36) 20.3
37) 20.3
38) 10.2
39) 10.2
40) 20.3
41) 10.2
42) 10.2
44) 10.2
50) 20.3
60) 10.2
77) 10.2
90) 10.2
Missing47042 
TOTAL666100.0
97) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Eldest child. (CHLDPRT1)
TOTAL%
1) Here1102278.9
2) Elsewhere9596.9
3) No198814.2
Missing33739 
TOTAL13969100.0
98) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Child number 2. (CHLDPRT2)
TOTAL%
1) Here808187.0
2) Elsewhere4685.0
3) No7377.9
Missing38422 
TOTAL9286100.0
99) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Child number 3. (CHLDPRT3)
TOTAL%
1) Here258184.4
2) Elsewhere1826.0
3) No2949.6
Missing44651 
TOTAL3057100.0
100) Of your children who live at home, which ones participate at this or another congregation? Child number 4. (CHLDPRT4)
TOTAL%
1) Here56575.3
2) Elsewhere496.5
3) No13618.1
Missing46958 
TOTAL750100.0
101) How often do you go to worship services at this congregation? (WRSERVC)
TOTAL%
1) First time9742.1
2) Hardly evr7521.6
3) Less month6781.4
4) Month10582.3
5) 2-3X month722615.4
6) Weekly3286470.2
7) Week plus32787.0
Missing878 
TOTAL46830100.0
102) Compared to 2 years ago, do you think you participate in activities of the congregation more, less, or about the same amount as you did then? (PARTYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Part more1132329.3
2) About same1901449.1
3) Part less540714.0
4) Not appl29657.7
Missing8999 
TOTAL38709100.0
103) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? A sense of God's presence. (WRSHP1)
TOTAL%
1) Always1205633.2
2) Usually1452840.0
3) Sometimes805922.2
4) Rarely17004.7
Missing11365 
TOTAL36343100.0
104) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Inspiration. (WRSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Always823123.6
2) Usually1676648.0
3) Sometimes889925.5
4) Rarely10443.0
Missing12768 
TOTAL34940100.0
105) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Boredom. (WRSHP3)
TOTAL%
1) Always3411.0
2) Usually12143.7
3) Sometimes1021631.3
4) Rarely2090464.0
Missing15033 
TOTAL32675100.0
106) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Awe or mystery. (WRSHP4)
TOTAL%
1) Always12123.8
2) Usually477815.0
3) Sometimes1608350.4
4) Rarely981430.8
Missing15821 
TOTAL31887100.0
107) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Joy. (WRSHP5)
TOTAL%
1) Always838024.3
2) Usually1667048.3
3) Sometimes844124.4
4) Rarely10383.0
Missing13179 
TOTAL34529100.0
108) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Frustration. (WRSHP6)
TOTAL%
1) Always2470.8
2) Usually10443.2
3) Sometimes863726.6
4) Rarely2254069.4
Missing15240 
TOTAL32468100.0
109) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? Spontaneity. (WRSHP7)
TOTAL%
1) Always14014.4
2) Usually594118.4
3) Sometimes1638150.9
4) Rarely848326.3
Missing15502 
TOTAL32206100.0
110) How often do you experience the following during worship services at this congregation? A sense of fulfilling my obligation. (WRSHP8)
TOTAL%
1) Always509815.0
2) Usually1622747.8
3) Sometimes938727.6
4) Rarely32489.6
Missing13748 
TOTAL33960100.0
111) Do you agree or disagree: "This congregation is strongly focused on serving the wider community beyond the congregation"? (SRVCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree1266632.8
2) Agree1848347.9
3) Neutral578815.0
4) Disagree14863.8
5) Str disagr1870.5
Missing9098 
TOTAL38610100.0
112) Does this congregation have a clear vision, goals, or direction for its ministry and mission? (VISION)
TOTAL%
1) Not aware431111.8
2) No clear603816.5
3) Str commit1218733.4
4) Prt commit1168532.0
5) Not comm23126.3
Missing11175 
TOTAL36533100.0
113) Of the following, which one best describes your opinion of the future directions of this congregation? (DIRECTN)
TOTAL%
1) Get back10732.9
2) Maintain37069.9
3) Deciding965025.7
4) New direct1272333.8
5) Rethink32598.7
6) Doubtful12423.3
7) Don't know595315.8
Missing10102 
TOTAL37606100.0
114) To what extent does the minister, pastor, or priest here take into account the ideas of those who worship here? (ACCOUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Grt extnt1811147.8
2) Some extnt1226232.3
3) Smll extnt19635.2
4) Not at all3080.8
5) Don't know487712.9
6) No leader3901.0
Missing9797 
TOTAL37911100.0
115) Which of the following is the best description of the style of leadership of your pastor, minister, or priest? (STYLE)
TOTAL%
1) Take chrge663817.6
2) Inspires1806748.0
3) Acts goals739819.7
4) Peop start14733.9
5) No leader7261.9
6) Don't know33358.9
Missing10071 
TOTAL37637100.0
116) Do you agree or disagree: "In general, there is a good match between our congregation and our minister, pastor, or priest"? (MATCH)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree1874849.5
2) Agree1331535.1
3) Neutral397610.5
4) Disagree8242.2
5) Str disag2990.8
6) No leader7512.0
Missing9795 
TOTAL37913100.0
117) Unique ID put in by scanning company. Can be used to merge data for an attender to the back page data. (SUSPENSE)
118) Unique ID put in by scanning company. Can be used to merge data for an attender to the back page data. (BATCHTRA)
119) Unique id number to aggregate data by congregation. Cases starting with a P are PC(USA). Cases starting with an R are from the Random Sample. (CONGREGA)
120) Sample denomination (SAMPDENO)
TOTAL%
7) Presbyteri47708100.0
TOTAL47708100.0
121) Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) A4094985.8
2) AK130.0
3) AS380.1
4) D50.0
5) E20.0
6) F20.0
7) I9171.9
8) J9712.0
9) K9542.0
12) N10012.1
13) O9962.1
15) T8951.9
16) U9652.0
TOTAL47708100.0
122) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Member of the governing board (ROLEGB)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4165387.3
1) Check605512.7
TOTAL47708100.0
123) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Member of a congregational committee or task force (ROLECC)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3846980.6
1) Check923919.4
TOTAL47708100.0
124) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Choir member (ROLECM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4028984.4
1) Check741915.6
TOTAL47708100.0
125) Do you currently have any of the following roles here? Sunday school, church school, or Sabbath school teacher (ROLERE)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4194287.9
1) Check576612.1
TOTAL47708100.0
126) How long does it take you to get here? (DISTANC)
TOTAL%
1) 1-5 min1188830.3
2) 6-10 min1224931.2
3) 11-15 min754219.2
4) 16-20 min420510.7
5) 21-30 min23496.0
6) More 30min9892.5
Missing8486 
TOTAL39222100.0
127) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Catholic (INDNCATH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3712290.5
1) Checked38839.5
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
128) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Evangelical (INDNEVNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3669189.5
1) Checked431410.5
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
129) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Reformed (INDNREFM)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3490985.1
1) Checked609614.9
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
130) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Charismatic (INDNCHAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4016197.9
1) Checked8442.1
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
131) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Pentecostal (INDNPENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4024998.2
1) Checked7561.8
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
132) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Fundamentalist (INDNFUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3972496.9
1) Checked12813.1
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
133) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Traditionalist (INDNTRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3206878.2
1) Checked893221.8
Missing6708 
TOTAL41000100.0
134) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Moderate (INDNMOD)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3611888.1
1) Checked488211.9
Missing6708 
TOTAL41000100.0
135) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - Liberal (INDNLIB)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3860894.2
1) Checked23925.8
Missing6708 
TOTAL41000100.0
136) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - New Age (INDNNA)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4045698.7
1) Checked5441.3
Missing6708 
TOTAL41000100.0
137) Do you identify with any of the following approaches to faith? (Mark up to two options.) - I do not identify with such descriptions. (INDNNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2967272.4
1) Checked1132827.6
Missing6708 
TOTAL41000100.0
138) Do you agree or disagree: "I have a sense of excitement about our congregation's future"? (EXCTFUT)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree896423.5
2) Agree1803847.4
3) Neutral943924.8
4) Disagree13553.6
5) Str disagr2960.8
Missing9616 
TOTAL38092100.0
139) Do you agree or disagree: "This congregation is always ready to try something new"? (CONGNEW)
TOTAL%
1) Str agree30548.1
2) Agree1711045.2
3) Neutral1288034.0
4) Disagree435711.5
5) Str disagr4681.2
Missing9839 
TOTAL37869100.0
140) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Conducting worship or administering the sacraments. (ROLEWORS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check1220329.8
1) Checked2880270.2
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
141) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Teaching people about the faith. (ROLETFTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2108251.4
1) Checked1992348.6
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
142) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Training people for ministry and mission. (ROLETRPE)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3815193.0
1) Checked28547.0
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
143) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Converting others to the faith. (ROLECFTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3908695.3
1) Checked19194.7
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
144) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Administering the work of the congregation. (ROLEADMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3130276.3
1) Checked970323.7
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
145) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Visiting, counseling and helping people. (ROLEADVS)
TOTAL%
0) Not check2426359.2
1) Checked1674240.8
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
146) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Confronting social injustices, involvement in wider community groups. (ROLESCIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3626088.4
1) Checked474511.6
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
147) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Providing a vision and goals for the future. (ROLEVISN)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3388082.6
1) Checked712517.4
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
148) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Offering prayer or being a spiritual role model. (ROLEPRAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3154876.9
1) Checked945723.1
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
149) What do you think are the main roles that your minister, pastor, or priest actually carries out here? - Don't know. (ROLEDK)
TOTAL%
0) Not check3928495.8
1) Checked17214.2
Missing6703 
TOTAL41005100.0
150) Year of Birth of respondent (YEAR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL445911944.26219
151) In the past 12 months, have you done any of the following? Did not do anything. (MT12NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not check4574495.9
1) Check19594.1
Missing5 
TOTAL47703100.0
152) Age of respondent (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4459156.73819
153) New persons attending the church in past 5 years or less (NEWATT)
TOTAL%
1) First time9467.5
2) Returnee346227.3
3) Switcher453335.7
4) Transfer374829.5
Missing35019 
TOTAL12689100.0
154) I-AGE: Age of respondent (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <2529846.7
1) 25-44868519.5
2) 45-54819118.4
3) 55-64719316.1
4) 65+1753839.3
Missing3117 
TOTAL44591100.0
155) I-EDUC: What is the highest educational level you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Less HS33107.2
1) HS Grad1337929.2
2) Trade/Asso656214.3
3) Bachelors1333329.1
4) Masters919820.1
Missing1926 
TOTAL45782100.0
156) I-INCOME: Which of the following describes your total annual household income before taxes? (for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less 10K22545.5
2) 10K-24K624915.1
3) 25K-49K1131527.4
4) 50K-74K923622.4
5) 75K-99K533512.9
6) 100K plus689416.7
Missing6425 
TOTAL41283100.0
157) I-GENDER: Are you (female or male): (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female2757661.8
2) Male1703338.2
Missing3099 
TOTAL44609100.0
158) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Never478610.4
1) Married3208469.8
2) Comm relat7541.6
3) Sep/Div28636.2
4) Widowed545111.9
Missing1770 
TOTAL45938100.0