Survey of Students in Presbyterian Theological Schools, 1990

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The purpose of this study is to provide answers to a series of basic questions posed by the 1988 General Assembly. The questions are demographic and descriptive in nature. An overall profile of Presbyterian (USA) theological students in Presbyterian seminaries is provided.

Data File
Cases: 1,538
Variables: 164
Weight Variable: None
Data Collection
Date Collected: 1990
Funded By
The Lilly Endowment, Inc.
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Sampling Procedures
A four-page self-report questionnaire was mailed or distributed in 3,257 student boxes. After removal of nondeliverables, late responses, and ineligible persons the net response rate was 47.2 percent.
Principal Investigators
Edgar W. Mills, University of Connecticut