Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2015 - Gender and Leadership in the PC(USA), Members

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel ID: Please enter your panel ID (PANELID)
2) Web or paper (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Web50768.0
2) Paper23932.0
TOTAL746100.0
3) In which of the following ways do you act as a leader in the PC(USA)? (Select all that apply.): I have an official leadership role (pastor, stated clerk, professor, ruling elder, etc.) (LEADER1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked41756.2
1) Checked32543.8
Missing4 
TOTAL742100.0
4) In which of the following ways do you act as a leader in the PC(USA)? (Select all that apply.): Others often come to me for advice (LEADER2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked52871.2
1) Checked21428.8
Missing4 
TOTAL742100.0
5) In which of the following ways do you act as a leader in the PC(USA)? (Select all that apply.): I am often asked to lead workshops, activities, or programs (LEADER3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked55574.8
1) Checked18725.2
Missing4 
TOTAL742100.0
6) In which of the following ways do you act as a leader in the PC(USA)? (Select all that apply.): I am heavily involved in a volunteer capacity (LEADER4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked43558.6
1) Checked30741.4
Missing4 
TOTAL742100.0
7) In which of the following ways do you act as a leader in the PC(USA)? (Select all that apply.): Other (specify) (LEADER5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked61382.6
1) Checked12917.4
Missing4 
TOTAL742100.0
8) In which of the following ways do you act as a leader in the PC(USA)? (Select all that apply.): I do not act as a leader in the PC(USA) (LEADER6)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked56676.3
1) Checked17623.7
Missing4 
TOTAL742100.0
9) Have you ever been asked to serve in a leadership role in the church and turned it down? (TURNDOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35347.5
2) No, I've never been asked to serve in a leadership role in the church8110.9
3) No, I've always said yes to serve in a leadership role in the church29239.3
4) I don't know172.3
Missing3 
TOTAL743100.0
10) If yes to TURNDOWN, why did you turn down the leadership role(s)? (Select all that apply.): I didn't feel qualified (WHYNOT1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked46886.5
1) Checked7313.5
Missing205 
TOTAL541100.0
11) If yes to TURNDOWN, why did you turn down the leadership role(s)? (Select all that apply.): I didn't want the responsibility (WHYNOT2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked47888.4
1) Checked6311.6
Missing205 
TOTAL541100.0
12) If yes to TURNDOWN, why did you turn down the leadership role(s)? (Select all that apply.): It would require too much of my time (WHYNOT3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked27651.0
1) Checked26549.0
Missing205 
TOTAL541100.0
13) If yes to TURNDOWN, why did you turn down the leadership role(s)? (Select all that apply.): Other (specify) (WHYNOT4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked23944.2
1) Checked30255.8
Missing205 
TOTAL541100.0
14) How many hours have you spent doing the following activities within the past month? If none, write '0.' ____hours volunteering time at your church in a leadership position (VOLUNTEER1)
TOTAL%
0) 32147.1
1) 121.8
2) 405.9
3) 355.1
4) 568.2
5) 324.7
6) 314.5
7) 71.0
8) 192.8
9) 10.1
10) 345.0
11) 10.1
12) 172.5
13) 10.1
14) 20.3
15) 213.1
16) 20.3
18) 10.1
20) 202.9
24) 10.1
25) 50.7
28) 10.1
30) 81.2
32) 10.1
36) 10.1
40) 60.9
45) 10.1
50) 10.1
80) 10.1
100) 20.3
124) 10.1
Missing64 
TOTAL682100.0
15) How many hours have you spent doing the following activities within the past month? If none, write '0.' ____hours volunteering time at your church in a non-leadership position (VOLUNTEER2)
TOTAL%
0) 23434.0
1) 355.1
2) 7110.3
3) 476.8
4) 487.0
5) 487.0
6) 355.1
7) 50.7
8) 395.7
9) 30.4
10) 507.3
11) 10.1
12) 121.7
14) 20.3
15) 142.0
16) 91.3
17) 10.1
18) 20.3
20) 172.5
22) 10.1
24) 20.3
25) 20.3
30) 20.3
31) 10.1
40) 10.1
50) 10.1
60) 20.3
65) 10.1
98) 10.1
100) 10.1
118) 10.1
Missing57 
TOTAL689100.0
16) How many hours have you spent doing the following activities within the past month? If none, write '0.' ____hours volunteering time outside your church in a leadership position (VOLUNTEER3)
TOTAL%
0) 37757.0
1) 192.9
2) 538.0
3) 91.4
4) 253.8
5) 304.5
6) 162.4
7) 30.5
8) 111.7
9) 10.2
10) 538.0
12) 132.0
14) 20.3
15) 172.6
16) 20.3
18) 10.2
20) 101.5
21) 20.3
25) 30.5
30) 40.6
35) 10.2
40) 10.2
50) 20.3
56) 10.2
60) 10.2
100) 20.3
160) 10.2
360) 10.2
Missing85 
TOTAL661100.0
17) How many hours have you spent doing the following activities within the past month? If none, write '0.' ____hours volunteering time outside your church in a non-leadership position (VOLUNTEER4)
TOTAL%
0) 32649.6
1) 264.0
2) 507.6
3) 284.3
4) 416.2
5) 335.0
6) 142.1
8) 172.6
10) 446.7
12) 91.4
14) 10.2
15) 81.2
16) 81.2
18) 30.5
20) 152.3
22) 10.2
24) 30.5
25) 20.3
28) 10.2
30) 60.9
32) 10.2
35) 20.3
40) 132.0
50) 10.2
80) 10.2
100) 30.5
Missing89 
TOTAL657100.0
18) How many hours have you spent doing the following activities within the past month? If none, write '0.' Total hours volunteering (VOLUNTEERTOTAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL60818.97527
19) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?: A good woman should be set on a pedestal. (SEXISM1)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree25034.2
2) 2729.8
3) 3547.4
4) Neither agree nor disagree24233.1
5) 5476.4
6) 6294.0
7) Completely agree385.2
Missing14 
TOTAL732100.0
20) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?: Women should be cherished and protected by men. (SEXISM2)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree9312.8
2) 2577.8
3) 3496.7
4) Neither agree nor disagree18325.1
5) 513218.1
6) 69813.4
7) Completely agree11716.0
Missing17 
TOTAL729100.0
21) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?: Men should sacrifice to provide for women. (SEXISM3)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree14720.2
2) 2669.1
3) 3729.9
4) Neither agree nor disagree22831.4
5) 510013.8
6) 6659.0
7) Completely agree486.6
Missing20 
TOTAL726100.0
22) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?: In a disaster, women need not be rescued first. (SEXISM4)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree10714.7
2) 2729.9
3) 39212.7
4) Neither agree nor disagree23332.1
5) 5709.6
6) 6638.7
7) Completely agree8912.3
Missing20 
TOTAL726100.0
23) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?: Women have a superior moral sensibility. (SEXISM5)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree20828.8
2) 29613.3
3) 3588.0
4) Neither agree nor disagree23632.6
5) 58011.1
6) 6375.1
7) Completely agree81.1
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
24) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?: Women have a quality of purity few men possess. (SEXISM6)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree25935.8
2) 29913.7
3) 37410.2
4) Neither agree nor disagree22230.7
5) 5466.4
6) 6192.6
7) Completely agree40.6
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
25) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?: Women have a more refined sense of culture, taste. (SEXISM7)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree19827.3
2) 28812.2
3) 37410.2
4) Neither agree nor disagree20227.9
5) 510614.6
6) 6456.2
7) Completely agree111.5
Missing22 
TOTAL724100.0
26) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Able to adapt leadership style for different people and situations (STRENGTH1)
TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women435.9
2) 27710.6
3) 313017.8
4) No difference43459.5
5) 5283.8
6) 691.2
7) Greater strength of men81.1
Missing17 
TOTAL729100.0
27) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Able to lead change (STRENGTH2)
TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women172.3
2) 2294.0
3) 3446.1
4) No difference53373.3
5) 5689.4
6) 6212.9
7) Greater strength of men152.1
Missing19 
TOTAL727100.0
28) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Active listener (STRENGTH3)
TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women7410.2
2) 211916.5
3) 321830.2
4) No difference29440.7
5) 5101.4
6) 640.6
7) Greater strength of men30.4
Missing24 
TOTAL722100.0
29) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Available, approachable, and warm person with good 'people skills' (STRENGTH4)
TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women425.8
2) 28011.0
3) 315220.9
4) No difference43960.3
5) 5121.6
6) 610.1
7) Greater strength of men20.3
Missing18 
TOTAL728100.0
30) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Competent (STRENGTH5)
TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women91.2
2) 2192.6
3) 3212.9
4) No difference66391.1
5) 5101.4
6) 630.4
7) Greater strength of men30.4
Missing18 
TOTAL728100.0
31) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Confident (STRENGTH6)
TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women81.1
2) 2121.7
3) 3111.5
4) No difference49367.8
5) 514620.1
6) 6375.1
7) Greater strength of men202.8
Missing19 
TOTAL727100.0
32) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Emotionally healthy (STRENGTH7)
TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women121.7
2) 2233.2
3) 3669.1
4) No difference57779.5
5) 5314.3
6) 6121.7
7) Greater strength of men50.7
Missing20 
TOTAL726100.0
33) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Genuine and heartfelt spiritual life (STRENGTH8)
TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women141.9
2) 2334.6
3) 39312.8
4) No difference57879.7
5) 540.6
6) 620.3
7) Greater strength of men10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL725100.0
34) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Strong spiritual leader (STRENGTH9)
TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women91.2
2) 2223.0
3) 3395.4
4) No difference60182.9
5) 5385.2
6) 6111.5
7) Greater strength of men50.7
Missing21 
TOTAL725100.0
35) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Discrimination against women is no longer a problem in the United States. (DISCRIM1)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree28038.5
2) 219727.1
3) 313819.0
4) Neither agree nor disagree344.7
5) 5405.5
6) 6233.2
7) Completely agree162.2
Missing18 
TOTAL728100.0
36) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Discrimination against women is no longer a problem in the PC(USA). (DISCRIM2)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree11315.6
2) 211415.8
3) 316322.5
4) Neither agree nor disagree19827.4
5) 5608.3
6) 6415.7
7) Completely agree344.7
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
37) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Women often miss out on good jobs in the PC(USA) due to gender discrimination. (DISCRIM3)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree567.8
2) 2659.0
3) 3638.7
4) Neither agree nor disagree36951.1
5) 58011.1
6) 6517.1
7) Completely agree385.3
Missing24 
TOTAL722100.0
38) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements? The PC(USA) has not reached the point where women and men have equal opportunities for achievement. (DISCRIM4)
TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree537.3
2) 2557.6
3) 3628.6
4) Neither agree nor disagree26736.9
5) 513118.1
6) 67710.7
7) Completely agree7810.8
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
39) Which of the following statements represent your beliefs about women as pastors? (Select all that apply.) Women should not be pastors because it is spoken against in the Bible. (FEMPASTOR1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked71398.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
40) Which of the following statements represent your beliefs about women as pastors? (Select all that apply.) Men and women have different strengths, and the strengths of men just make them better pastors. (FEMPASTOR2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked69996.7
1) Checked243.3
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
41) Which of the following statements represent your beliefs about women as pastors? (Select all that apply.) It is fine for women to be pastors, but I prefer to have a man as my pastor. (FEMPASTOR3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked64288.8
1) Checked8111.2
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
42) Which of the following statements represent your beliefs about women as pastors? (Select all that apply.) Men and women should have an equal opportunity to be a pastor. (FEMPASTOR4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked659.0
1) Checked65891.0
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
43) Which of the following statements represent your beliefs about women as pastors? (Select all that apply.) We need more female pastors in the PC(USA). (FEMPASTOR5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked49167.9
1) Checked23232.1
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
44) Which of the following statements represent your beliefs about women as pastors? (Select all that apply.) I prefer to be in a congregation where there is a female pastor. (FEMPASTOR6)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked63888.2
1) Checked8511.8
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
45) Which of the following statements represent your beliefs about women as pastors? (Select all that apply.) Women and men have different strengths, and the strengths of women just make them better pastors. (FEMPASTOR7)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked71398.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
46) Which of the following statements represent your beliefs about women as pastors? (Select all that apply.) Other statement (please specify) (FEMPASTOR9)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked66592.0
1) Checked588.0
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
47) In general, when it comes to getting, or being elected to, a position in the PC(USA) for which they are qualified, how do you think the chances of women and men compare? Please answer for each position: Head pastor (GETJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Better chance for women10.1
2) 230.4
3) 340.6
4) Equal chances for both15721.6
5) 515220.9
6) 615120.8
7) Better chance for men21028.9
8) Don't know486.6
Missing20 
TOTAL726100.0
48) In general, when it comes to getting, or being elected to, a position in the PC(USA) for which they are qualified, how do you think the chances of women and men compare? Please answer for each position: Associate pastor (GETJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Better chance for women294.0
2) 2294.0
3) 3608.3
4) Equal chances for both41757.7
5) 5719.8
6) 6304.1
7) Better chance for men314.3
8) Don't know567.7
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
49) In general, when it comes to getting, or being elected to, a position in the PC(USA) for which they are qualified, how do you think the chances of women and men compare? Please answer for each position: Youth director and/or Chrisitian educator (GETJOB3)
TOTAL%
1) Better chance for women719.8
2) 27910.9
3) 314820.4
4) Equal chances for both33546.3
5) 5273.7
6) 6101.4
7) Better chance for men172.3
8) Don't know375.1
Missing22 
TOTAL724100.0
50) In general, when it comes to getting, or being elected to, a position in the PC(USA) for which they are qualified, how do you think the chances of women and men compare? Please answer for each position: Ruling elder (GETJOB4)
TOTAL%
1) Better chance for women30.4
2) 250.7
3) 3172.3
4) Equal chances for both52472.1
5) 5719.8
6) 6354.8
7) Better chance for men415.6
8) Don't know314.3
Missing19 
TOTAL727100.0
51) In general, when it comes to getting, or being elected to, a position in the PC(USA) for which they are qualified, how do you think the chances of women and men compare? Please answer for each position: Deacon (GETJOB5)
TOTAL%
1) Better chance for women375.1
2) 2598.1
3) 310714.8
4) Equal chances for both44961.9
5) 5263.6
6) 6141.9
7) Better chance for men91.2
8) Don't know243.3
Missing21 
TOTAL725100.0
52) In general, when it comes to getting, or being elected to, a position in the PC(USA) for which they are qualified, how do you think the chances of women and men compare? Please answer for each position: Trustee (GETJOB6)
TOTAL%
1) Better chance for women30.4
2) 240.6
3) 350.7
4) Equal chances for both35249.0
5) 512517.4
6) 69312.9
7) Better chance for men679.3
8) Don't know709.7
Missing27 
TOTAL719100.0
53) In general, when it comes to getting, or being elected to, a position in the PC(USA) for which they are qualified, how do you think the chances of women and men compare? Please answer for each position: Sunday school teacher (GETJOB7)
TOTAL%
1) Better chance for women11816.3
2) 213718.9
3) 312417.1
4) Equal chances for both31543.4
5) 540.6
6) 620.3
7) Better chance for men20.3
8) Don't know243.3
Missing20 
TOTAL726100.0
54) In general, do you think it is harder for women than men in the PC(USA) to be accepted in leadership roles? (HARDWOMEN)
TOTAL%
1) A lot harder for women436.1
2) 27610.8
3) 321130.0
4) 417224.4
5) 5598.4
6) 68411.9
7) Not at all harder for women598.4
Missing42 
TOTAL704100.0
55) In general, do you think people in leadership positions in the PC(USA) are treated differently based on their gender? (TREATDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Treated very differently294.1
2) 2496.9
3) 316323.0
4) 419527.5
5) 58111.4
6) 611516.2
7) Treated exactly the same7610.7
Missing38 
TOTAL708100.0
56) Do you think people in leadership positions in the PC(USA) should be treated differently based on their gender? (SHOULDTREAT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30.4
2) No63988.5
3) Sometimes/It depends679.3
4) I don't know131.8
Missing24 
TOTAL722100.0
57) Have you ever experienced discrimination, harassment, or prejudicial statements within the PC(USA) because of your gender? (Select all that apply.) Yes, discrimination (EXPERIENCE1)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked68094.3
1) Checked415.7
Missing25 
TOTAL721100.0
58) Have you ever experienced discrimination, harassment, or prejudicial statements within the PC(USA) because of your gender? (Select all that apply.) Yes, harassment (EXPERIENCE2)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked71198.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing25 
TOTAL721100.0
59) Have you ever experienced discrimination, harassment, or prejudicial statements within the PC(USA) because of your gender? (Select all that apply.) Yes, prejudicial statements (EXPERIENCE3)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked64789.7
1) Checked7410.3
Missing25 
TOTAL721100.0
60) Have you ever experienced discrimination, harassment, or prejudicial statements within the PC(USA) because of your gender? (Select all that apply.) No (EXPERIENCE4)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked13118.2
1) Checked59081.8
Missing25 
TOTAL721100.0
61) Have you ever experienced discrimination, harassment, or prejudicial statements within the PC(USA) because of your gender? (Select all that apply.) Not sure (EXPERIENCE5)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked68695.1
1) Checked354.9
Missing25 
TOTAL721100.0
62) Have you ever personally had a harder time being accepted in a leadership role in the PC(USA) due to your gender? (ACCEPTED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes547.5
2) No54375.1
3) I don't know517.1
4) Not applicable7510.4
Missing23 
TOTAL723100.0
63) Do you feel like your gender has contributed to your being overlooked for a promotion or higher status position within the PC(USA)? (BCGENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes212.9
2) No46163.9
3) I don't know486.7
4) Not applicable19126.5
Missing25 
TOTAL721100.0
64) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Being accepted as an authority figure (LEADSTRUG1)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all20740.3
2) 28015.6
3) 3479.1
4) 4407.8
5) 5428.2
6) 6275.3
7) A great deal142.7
8) Not applicable5711.1
Missing232 
TOTAL514100.0
65) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Being included by other leaders (LEADSTRUG2)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all22743.8
2) 27614.7
3) 3489.3
4) 4387.3
5) 5438.3
6) 6214.1
7) A great deal142.7
8) Not applicable519.8
Missing228 
TOTAL518100.0
66) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Being recognized for my leadership abilities (LEADSTRUG3)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all22543.5
2) 28215.9
3) 3519.9
4) 4489.3
5) 5367.0
6) 6183.5
7) A great deal173.3
8) Not applicable407.7
Missing229 
TOTAL517100.0
67) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Distrust due to my marital status (LEADSTRUG4)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all32362.6
2) 2244.7
3) 3193.7
4) 4295.6
5) 5152.9
6) 6142.7
7) A great deal101.9
8) Not applicable8215.9
Missing230 
TOTAL516100.0
68) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Inappropriate comments or questions (LEADSTRUG5)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all28855.8
2) 25510.7
3) 3346.6
4) 4254.8
5) 5316.0
6) 6173.3
7) A great deal81.6
8) Not applicable5811.2
Missing230 
TOTAL516100.0
69) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Loneliness (LEADSTRUG6)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all25449.2
2) 2509.7
3) 3336.4
4) 4448.5
5) 5275.2
6) 6193.7
7) A great deal173.3
8) Not applicable7214.0
Missing230 
TOTAL516100.0
70) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Low pay (LEADSTRUG7)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all11522.5
2) 2122.3
3) 391.8
4) 4193.7
5) 5142.7
6) 6132.5
7) A great deal122.3
8) Not applicable31762.0
Missing235 
TOTAL511100.0
71) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Not having my work be validated by others (LEADSTRUG8)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all22042.6
2) 27514.5
3) 3458.7
4) 4448.5
5) 5265.0
6) 6193.7
7) A great deal112.1
8) Not applicable7714.9
Missing229 
TOTAL517100.0
72) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Surprise or disbelief when I tell people what I do (LEADSTRUG9)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all21942.5
2) 2489.3
3) 3234.5
4) 4418.0
5) 5275.2
6) 6142.7
7) A great deal101.9
8) Not applicable13325.8
Missing231 
TOTAL515100.0
73) If you consider yourself to be a leader in the PC(USA), answer LEDSTRG1-GENISUES. If not, please skip to NICOLFIT/DAVIDFIT. To what extent have you personally struggled with the following as a leader in the PC(USA)? Other (specify) (LEADSTRUGOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all39.1
4) 426.1
7) A great deal13.0
8) Not applicable2781.8
Missing713 
TOTAL33100.0
74) Do you feel like these issues (or lack thereof) have anything to do with your gender? That is, do you feel you would have similar problems (or the absence of similar problems) as a leader in the PC (USA) if you were not your gender? (GENDERISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely224.1
2) Yes, somewhat407.5
3) For some issues but not others9818.4
4) No, not really22942.9
5) Definitely not8716.3
6) I don't know5810.9
Missing212 
TOTAL534100.0
75) Imagine you're on a pastor search committee. You're interviewing candidate Nicole Livingston, who graduated from Princeton Seminary ten years ago. She has served as the head of staff pastor in a declining Midwestern Presbyterian congregation since then. Additionally, she has five years of experience as a youth director in a growing Presbyterian congregation. As a ruling elder, she served on several presbytery committees and as an elder commissioner. She is single and in her 40s. She has an exuberant personality, is very assertive, and came to the interview well prepared. When asked to identify her strengths and weaknesses, she says her strength is compassion and her weakness is disorganization (her office is usually messy). Based on the information provided above, how good of a fit do you think Nicole would be for your church? (NICOLEFIT)
TOTAL%
1) Terrible fit61.7
2) 282.3
3) 3339.6
4) 45215.2
5) 59527.7
6) 69026.2
7) Excellent fit5917.2
Missing403 
TOTAL343100.0
76) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Administering the Lord's Supper (NICOLE1)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable123.4
2) 230.9
3) 341.1
4) 472.0
5) 572.0
6) 6298.3
7) Very comfortable28982.3
Missing395 
TOTAL351100.0
77) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Administrative tasks (NICOLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable113.1
2) 2236.6
3) 35315.1
4) 44312.3
5) 55415.4
6) 64713.4
7) Very comfortable12034.2
Missing395 
TOTAL351100.0
78) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Helping the church serve the wider community (NICOLE3)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable113.1
2) 251.4
3) 372.0
4) 4205.7
5) 5236.6
6) 65315.1
7) Very comfortable23266.1
Missing395 
TOTAL351100.0
79) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Officiating marriage ceremonies (NICOLE4)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable164.5
2) 241.1
3) 330.9
4) 482.3
5) 572.0
6) 6339.4
7) Very comfortable28179.8
Missing394 
TOTAL352100.0
80) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Performing baptisms (NICOLE5)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable154.3
2) 230.9
4) 482.3
5) 572.0
6) 6329.1
7) Very comfortable28681.5
Missing395 
TOTAL351100.0
81) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Praying with and for the congregation (NICOLE6)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable154.3
2) 220.6
3) 320.6
4) 472.0
5) 582.3
6) 6298.3
7) Very comfortable28882.1
Missing395 
TOTAL351100.0
82) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Preaching the Bible (NICOLE7)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable133.7
2) 261.7
3) 330.9
4) 4154.3
5) 5113.1
6) 63610.2
7) Very comfortable26876.1
Missing394 
TOTAL352100.0
83) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Providing pastoral care (NICOLE8)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable164.5
2) 220.6
3) 330.9
4) 4133.7
5) 5154.3
6) 6298.2
7) Very comfortable27477.8
Missing394 
TOTAL352100.0
84) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Sharing the gospel (NICOLE9)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable133.7
2) 230.9
3) 330.9
4) 4123.4
5) 5102.8
6) 6329.1
7) Very comfortable27879.2
Missing395 
TOTAL351100.0
85) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Teaching Bible classes (NICOLE10)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable123.4
2) 241.1
3) 351.4
4) 4113.1
5) 5205.7
6) 6349.7
7) Very comfortable26475.4
Missing396 
TOTAL350100.0
86) Imagine you're on a pastor search committee. You're interviewing candidate David Livingston, who graduated from Princeton Seminary ten years ago. He has served as the head of staff pastor in a declining Midwestern Presbyterian congregation since then. Additionally, he has five years of experience as a youth director in a growing Presbyterian congregation. As a ruling elder, he served on several presbytery committees and as an elder commissioner. He is single and in his 40s. He has an exuberant personality, is very assertive, and came to the interview well prepared. When asked to identify his strengths and weaknesses, he says his strength is compassion and his weakness is disorganization (his office is usually messy). Based on the information provided above, how good of a fit do you think David would be for your church? (DAVIDFIT)
TOTAL%
1) Terrible fit51.4
2) 2195.3
3) 34011.1
4) 47921.9
5) 59927.5
6) 68423.3
7) Excellent fit349.4
Missing386 
TOTAL360100.0
87) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Administering the Lord's Supper (DAVID1)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable113.0
2) 220.5
3) 361.6
4) 4215.8
5) 5226.0
6) 65815.9
7) Very comfortable24567.1
Missing381 
TOTAL365100.0
88) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Administrative tasks (DAVID2)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable287.7
2) 24913.4
3) 35414.8
4) 47821.4
5) 55013.7
6) 63910.7
7) Very comfortable6718.4
Missing381 
TOTAL365100.0
89) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Helping the church serve the wider community (DAVID3)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable92.5
2) 2102.7
3) 3256.8
4) 45114.0
5) 54612.6
6) 67921.6
7) Very comfortable14539.7
Missing381 
TOTAL365100.0
90) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Officiating marriage ceremonies (DAVID4)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable123.3
2) 210.3
3) 361.6
4) 4267.1
5) 5308.2
6) 67119.5
7) Very comfortable21960.0
Missing381 
TOTAL365100.0
91) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Performing baptisms (DAVID5)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable113.0
2) 220.5
3) 320.5
4) 4256.9
5) 5277.4
6) 66618.1
7) Very comfortable23163.5
Missing382 
TOTAL364100.0
92) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Praying with and for the congregation (DAVID6)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable102.7
3) 330.8
4) 4287.7
5) 5277.4
6) 66818.7
7) Very comfortable22862.6
Missing382 
TOTAL364100.0
93) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Preaching the Bible (DAVID7)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable123.3
2) 210.3
3) 341.1
4) 4339.1
5) 53910.7
6) 67420.4
7) Very comfortable20055.1
Missing383 
TOTAL363100.0
94) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Providing pastoral care (DAVID8)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable102.7
2) 282.2
3) 3102.7
4) 4256.8
5) 5349.3
6) 67721.1
7) Very comfortable20155.1
Missing381 
TOTAL365100.0
95) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Sharing the gospel (DAVID9)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable92.5
2) 210.3
3) 371.9
4) 4277.4
5) 54011.0
6) 67320.1
7) Very comfortable20656.7
Missing383 
TOTAL363100.0
96) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Teaching Bible classes (DAVID10)
TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable82.2
2) 210.3
3) 3102.8
4) 43810.5
5) 54211.6
6) 67119.6
7) Very comfortable19353.2
Missing383 
TOTAL363100.0
97) LEADSTATUS (LEADSTATUS)
TOTAL%
0) Member24938.4
1) Ruling elder39661.1
4) Specialized minister30.5
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
98) MINISTER (MINISTER)
TOTAL%
0) Member746100.0
TOTAL746100.0
99) VOLUNTEER (VOLUNTER)
TOTAL%
0) No26440.7
1) Yes38459.3
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
100) Over the past year, how often have you attended Sunday worship at your congregation? (Select one.) (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Every week38760.4
2) 2-3 times a month17727.6
3) About once a month365.6
4) Occasionally or only for holidays/special occasions345.3
5) Never71.1
Missing105 
TOTAL641100.0
101) In what faith or denomination were you raised? (If you were part of more than one faith or denomination as a child, answer by selecting the one in which you were most involved.) (CHILDFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist578.9
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)121.9
3) Episcopal172.7
4) Lutheran304.7
5) Methodist589.1
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA30948.4
7) Other Presbyterian111.7
8) Reformed71.1
9) Roman Catholic446.9
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregationalist)172.7
11) Independent or non-denominational142.2
12) Other Christian (specify)375.8
13) Other non-Christian (specify)20.3
14) None243.8
Missing107 
TOTAL639100.0
102) In what faith or denomination were you raised? Other Christian (specify) (CHILDFAITHTEXT)
103) In what faith or denomination were you raised? Other non-Christian (specify) (CHILDFAITHTEXT2)
104) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? ____years old (If less than one year old, write 0.) (AGEPCUSA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL64119.10818
105) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative162.5
2) Conservative13220.6
3) Moderate20832.4
4) Liberal18528.9
5) Very liberal10015.6
Missing105 
TOTAL641100.0
106) The PC(USA) recently began to permit Presbyterian ministers to perform same-sex marriages. Do you personally agree that Presbyterian ministers should be allowed to perform same-sex marriages? (SAMESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41765.3
2) Yes, as long as the ceremony takes place away from PC(USA) church property and facilities294.5
3) No13220.7
4) Not sure619.5
Missing107 
TOTAL639100.0
107) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (LIFEBEYOND) (LIFEBEYOND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree71.1
2) 2172.7
3) 3182.8
4) 4558.7
5) 5355.5
6) 68813.9
7) Strongly agree41465.3
Missing112 
TOTAL634100.0
108) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Jesus will return to Earth someday. (JESUSRETURN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree203.2
2) 2406.5
3) 3437.0
4) 49214.9
5) 5548.8
6) 68013.0
7) Strongly agree28846.7
Missing129 
TOTAL617100.0
109) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (INDBELIEFS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree7813.2
2) 211018.6
3) 37612.8
4) 412120.4
5) 56911.7
6) 6579.6
7) Strongly agree8113.7
Missing154 
TOTAL592100.0
110) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. All the world's different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (RELIGEQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree7813.4
2) 29816.8
3) 36010.3
4) 410417.9
5) 58013.7
6) 67312.5
7) Strongly agree8915.3
Missing164 
TOTAL582100.0
111) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (FOLLOWJESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree15728.6
2) 27714.0
3) 3376.7
4) 48114.8
5) 5397.1
6) 6468.4
7) Strongly agree11220.4
Missing197 
TOTAL549100.0
112) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (READBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily12419.5
2) Several times a week11718.4
3) Weekly8112.7
4) Several times a month8713.7
5) Once a month548.5
6) Less than once a month13721.5
7) Never375.8
Missing109 
TOTAL637100.0
113) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Prayed privately (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily41365.0
2) Several times a week9314.6
3) Weekly345.4
4) Several times a month507.9
5) Once a month132.0
6) Less than once a month203.1
7) Never121.9
Missing111 
TOTAL635100.0
114) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Attended a Bible study or prayer group (BIBLESTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily71.1
2) Several times a week142.2
3) Weekly16426.1
4) Several times a month6310.0
5) Once a month7812.4
6) Less than once a month12920.5
7) Never17327.5
Missing118 
TOTAL628100.0
115) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Otherwise read the Bible with or prayed with family or friends (FELLOWSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily548.7
2) Several times a week447.1
3) Weekly9014.5
4) Several times a month8113.0
5) Once a month6911.1
6) Less than once a month16025.8
7) Never12319.8
Missing125 
TOTAL621100.0
116) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read devotional materials or religious books (DEVOTIONAL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10216.1
2) Several times a week8513.4
3) Weekly8813.9
4) Several times a month7411.7
5) Once a month8613.6
6) Less than once a month13921.9
7) Never609.5
Missing112 
TOTAL634100.0
117) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purpose (RELIGINTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily8413.3
2) Several times a week7712.2
3) Weekly467.3
4) Several times a month9314.7
5) Once a month7011.1
6) Less than once a month11918.8
7) Never14422.7
Missing113 
TOTAL633100.0
118) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Said grace before meals (SAIDGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily26641.7
2) Several times a week9414.7
3) Weekly335.2
4) Several times a month7712.1
5) Once a month396.1
6) Less than once a month9314.6
7) Never365.6
Missing108 
TOTAL638100.0
119) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Met with a spiritual director and/or coach (SPIRITUALDIR)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10.2
2) Several times a week40.6
3) Weekly223.5
4) Several times a month243.8
5) Once a month365.7
6) Less than once a month14623.0
7) Never40163.2
Missing112 
TOTAL634100.0
120) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (Fill in only one circle.) (BIBLEVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.142.2
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.24237.8
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.14823.1
4) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted with the help of the Holy Spirit.21433.4
5) The Bible is not the word of God.233.6
Missing105 
TOTAL641100.0
121) How important is being part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to you? (BELONGPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29045.2
2) Important24538.2
3) Slightly important629.7
4) Not important264.1
5) Not sure182.8
Missing105 
TOTAL641100.0
122) Which of the following best describes your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female44660.1
2) Male29539.8
3) Other (specify)10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL742100.0
123) What is your citizenship history? (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) I was born a United States citizen62096.4
2) I was not born a United States citizen but I am a citizen now203.1
3) I am not a United States citizen but I am working towards becoming one20.3
4) I am not a United States citizen and don't plan to become one10.2
Missing103 
TOTAL643100.0
124) What is your current age? ____years old (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL64061.02315
125) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63297.5
1) Checked162.5
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
126) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) White (WHITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked345.2
1) Checked61494.8
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
127) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Black or African American (BLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63497.8
1) Checked142.2
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
128) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) African immigrant (AFRICANIMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64799.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
129) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Korean (KOREAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64499.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
130) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Asian but not Korean (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64499.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
131) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Native American (NATIVEAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64198.9
1) Checked71.1
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
132) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Middle Eastern (MIDEASTERN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked648100.0
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
133) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (OTHERRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64198.9
1) Checked71.1
Missing98 
TOTAL648100.0
134) What is your race and/or ethnicity? Other (specify) (OTHERRACETEXT)
135) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat26241.1
2) Independent12319.3
3) Republican18228.5
4) Other (specify)91.4
5) I don't identify with a political party629.7
Missing108 
TOTAL638100.0
136) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? Other (specify) (POLITICSTEXT)
137) Which of these categories best describes your total household income from all sources, before taxes, during 2014? (If you live alone or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $20,000 or less183.0
2) $20,001-$40,000589.6
3) $40,001-$65,00011418.8
4) $65,001-$105,00018630.7
5) $105,001-$195,00014223.5
6) $195,001 or more8714.4
Missing141 
TOTAL605100.0
138) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50979.2
2) No12619.6
3) Don't know81.2
Missing103 
TOTAL643100.0
139) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign). Donated? (CONGREGULARR) (CONGREGULARR)
TOTAL%
1) No314.8
2) Yes61295.2
Missing103 
TOTAL643100.0
140) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign). If yes, estimate how much: $____ (CONGREGULARAMT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5234494.9696716
141) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: 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. Donated? (CONGCAPITALR)
TOTAL%
1) No39261.0
2) Yes25139.0
Missing103 
TOTAL643100.0
142) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: 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. If yes, estimate how much: $____ (CONGCAPITALAMT2)
TOTAL%
6) 10.5
10) 10.5
20) 31.5
25) 21.0
30) 31.5
50) 115.4
60) 10.5
75) 10.5
100) 199.3
120) 10.5
150) 21.0
200) 157.4
240) 10.5
250) 52.5
300) 83.9
350) 10.5
400) 21.0
500) 2813.7
600) 62.9
720) 10.5
800) 31.5
840) 10.5
1000) 2512.3
1001) 10.5
1040) 10.5
1200) 62.9
1500) 62.9
1600) 10.5
1800) 31.5
2000) 125.9
2040) 10.5
2500) 31.5
2600) 10.5
3000) 31.5
3600) 10.5
4000) 21.0
4500) 10.5
5000) 115.4
6000) 31.5
6400) 10.5
10000) 21.0
12000) 10.5
15000) 21.0
33768) 10.5
Missing542 
TOTAL204100.0
143) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or PC(USA), including the four churchwide special offerings-One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, Peace and Global Witness, and Christmas Joy. Donated? (CONGSPECIALR)
TOTAL%
1) No18028.0
2) Yes46372.0
Missing103 
TOTAL643100.0
144) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or PC(USA), including the four churchwide special offerings-One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, Peace and Global Witness, and Christmas Joy. If yes, estimate how much: $____ (CONGSPECIALAMT2)
TOTAL%
5) 20.5
10) 92.3
15) 10.3
20) 123.0
25) 92.3
30) 41.0
40) 61.5
50) 5514.0
60) 10.3
70) 20.5
75) 71.8
80) 41.0
85) 10.3
100) 9524.1
120) 20.5
125) 10.3
150) 112.8
200) 5915.0
225) 10.3
250) 133.3
260) 10.3
265) 10.3
300) 174.3
325) 10.3
350) 10.3
400) 102.5
425) 10.3
500) 256.3
600) 41.0
670) 10.3
696) 10.3
700) 10.3
750) 10.3
800) 30.8
939) 10.3
1000) 123.0
1200) 20.5
1400) 10.3
1500) 41.0
1700) 10.3
2000) 30.8
2500) 20.5
5000) 10.3
5400) 10.3
8000) 10.3
22000) 10.3
34000) 10.3
Missing352 
TOTAL394100.0
145) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its ministries, such as Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. Donated? (DONATEPCUSAR)
TOTAL%
1) No44769.5
2) Yes19630.5
Missing103 
TOTAL643100.0
146) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its ministries, such as Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. If yes, estimate how much: $____ (DONATEPCUSAAMT2)
TOTAL%
5) 10.6
10) 31.9
15) 31.9
20) 95.6
25) 148.7
40) 10.6
50) 2616.1
75) 21.2
100) 5433.5
120) 10.6
150) 10.6
200) 148.7
250) 53.1
300) 63.7
350) 10.6
365) 10.6
400) 10.6
500) 74.3
600) 21.2
800) 10.6
1000) 21.2
1250) 10.6
2000) 10.6
3000) 10.6
5000) 31.9
Missing585 
TOTAL161100.0
147) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA). Donated? (DONATERELIGR)
TOTAL%
1) No39861.9
2) Yes24538.1
Missing103 
TOTAL643100.0
148) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: Directly to other religious groups or religious causes outside the PC(USA). If yes, estimate how much: $____ (DONATERELIGAMT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2031313.5173225
149) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes (United Way, Red Cross, arts group, etc.). Donated? (DONATENONRELIGR)
TOTAL%
1) No11918.5
2) Yes52481.5
Missing103 
TOTAL643100.0
150) Indicate whether, during the 2014 calendar year, you or other household family members contributed any money to each of the following and, if so, give your best estimate of the total amount donated in each category: To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes (United Way, Red Cross, arts group, etc.). If yes, estimate how much: $____ (DONATENONRELIGAMT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4411710.633529
151) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle.) (RELATIONSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Single7611.9
2) Married46372.7
3) Living in a committed relationship132.0
4) Divorced325.0
5) Widowed497.7
6) Other (specify)40.6
Missing109 
TOTAL637100.0
152) What is your current relationship status? Other (specify) (RELATIONSHIPTEXT)
153) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0.) ____ Number of children living with me (KIDSWITHR)
TOTAL%
0) 46173.3
1) 8914.1
2) 568.9
3) 213.3
5) 10.2
6) 10.2
Missing117 
TOTAL629100.0
154) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0.) ____ Number of children living elsewhere (KIDSELSER)
TOTAL%
0) 25240.1
1) 8012.7
2) 17728.1
3) 7912.6
4) 284.5
5) 71.1
6) 30.5
7) 30.5
Missing117 
TOTAL629100.0
155) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0.) ____ Number of dependents that are NOT my children (DEPENDENTSR)
TOTAL%
0) 59694.8
1) 254.0
2) 20.3
3) 20.3
4) 30.5
10) 10.2
Missing117 
TOTAL629100.0
156) About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? ____hrs (HRSWRKR)
TOTAL%
1) 10.3
3) 10.3
5) 10.3
6) 10.3
8) 41.3
9) 10.3
10) 92.8
12) 20.6
13) 10.3
14) 20.6
15) 82.5
16) 10.3
17) 30.9
19) 10.3
20) 185.7
22) 10.3
23) 10.3
24) 10.3
25) 113.5
26) 10.3
28) 20.6
30) 175.4
32) 51.6
33) 10.3
35) 92.8
36) 30.9
37) 10.3
38) 61.9
40) 10633.4
41) 10.3
42) 10.3
43) 20.6
45) 165.0
46) 20.6
47) 10.3
50) 4714.8
55) 41.3
60) 185.7
65) 20.6
70) 20.6
80) 10.3
120) 10.3
Missing429 
TOTAL317100.0
157) Type of survey completed (MSURVEY)
TOTAL%
0) Paper19730.5
1) Web sample9314.4
2) Web volunteer35655.1
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
158) Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Deacon (MQ1A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42766.1
1) Checked21933.9
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
159) Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Ruling elder (MQ1B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26140.4
1) Checked38559.6
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
160) Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Commissioned ruling elder (MQ1C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61895.7
1) Checked284.3
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
161) Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) Teaching elder- If you are a teaching elder, please stop taking this survey and contact Research Services to receive a survey specifically for teaching elders. (MQ1D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked646100.0
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
162) Are you ordained as any of the following? (Select all that apply.) (MQ1MISS)
TOTAL%
0) 48074.3
1) 16625.7
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
163) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? ____ year(s) (If less than one year, write 0.) (MQ2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL64120.54817
164) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (MQ2R)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 5 years11217.5
2) 5-9 years9615.0
3) 10-14 years7111.1
4) 15-19 years7211.2
5) 20-24 years629.7
6) 25-29 years548.4
7) 30-34 years457.0
8) 35-39 years304.7
9) 40 years or more9915.4
Missing105 
TOTAL641100.0
165) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Christian education and/or youth director (or comparable position): Yes, paid (MQ3A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63197.7
1) Checked152.3
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
166) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Christian education and/or youth director (or comparable position): Yes, unpaid (MQ3A2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60794.0
1) Checked396.0
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
167) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Mid-council executive or stated clerk: Yes, paid (MQ3B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64299.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
168) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Mid-council executive or stated clerk: Yes, unpaid (MQ3B2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64099.1
1) Checked60.9
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
169) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Clerk of session: Yes, paid (MQ3C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64299.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
170) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Clerk of session: Yes, unpaid (MQ3C2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61394.9
1) Checked335.1
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
171) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Elder commissioner to presbytery, synod, or GA: Yes, paid (MQ3D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64199.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
172) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Elder commissioner to presbytery, synod, or GA: Yes, unpaid (MQ3D2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56186.8
1) Checked8513.2
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
173) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee, task force, or board: Yes, paid (MQ3E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64099.1
1) Checked60.9
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
174) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee, task force, or board: Yes, unpaid (MQ3E2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57388.7
1) Checked7311.3
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
175) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Chairperson of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, paid (MQ3F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64099.1
1) Checked60.9
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
176) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Chairperson of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, unpaid (MQ3F2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52481.1
1) Checked12218.9
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
177) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, paid (MQ3G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63698.5
1) Checked101.5
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
178) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a congregational committee or task force: Yes, unpaid (MQ3G2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41464.1
1) Checked23235.9
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
179) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of current session or board of deacons: Yes, paid (MQ3H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63598.3
1) Checked111.7
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
180) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of current session or board of deacons: Yes, unpaid (MQ3H2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48975.7
1) Checked15724.3
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
181) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Leader of a men's or women's group: Yes, paid (MQ3I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64499.7
1) Checked20.3
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
182) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Leader of a men's or women's group: Yes, unpaid (MQ3I2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57589.0
1) Checked7111.0
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
183) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a men's or women's group: Yes, paid (MQ3J)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62997.4
1) Checked172.6
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
184) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a men's or women's group: Yes, unpaid (MQ3J2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49276.2
1) Checked15423.8
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
185) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Music director, choir director, or praise team leader: Yes, paid (MQ3K)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63998.9
1) Checked71.1
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
186) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Music director, choir director, or praise team leader: Yes, unpaid (MQ3K2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63698.5
1) Checked101.5
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
187) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Organist or other musician: Yes, paid (MQ3L)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63798.6
1) Checked91.4
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
188) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Organist or other musician: Yes, unpaid (MQ3L2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61795.5
1) Checked294.5
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
189) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a choir or praise team: Yes, paid (MQ3M)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63998.9
1) Checked71.1
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
190) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Member of a choir or praise team: Yes, unpaid (MQ3M2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52280.8
1) Checked12419.2
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
191) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Church school or Sunday school teacher or leader: Yes, paid (MQ3N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63698.5
1) Checked101.5
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
192) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Church school or Sunday school teacher or leader: Yes, unpaid (MQ3N2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51379.4
1) Checked13320.6
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
193) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Other (specify): Yes, paid (MQ3O)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63398.0
1) Checked132.0
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
194) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Other (specify): Yes, unpaid (MQ3O2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58290.1
1) Checked649.9
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
195) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? (MQ3MISS)
TOTAL%
0) 51078.9
1) 13621.1
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
196) Do you currently hold any of the following positions in your congregation or the denomination? Other (specify) (MQ3TEXT)
197) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you . . .? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.). a. Attended programs or events (including Sunday school) at your church besides worship ____hrs (MQ5A)
TOTAL%
0) 10318.1
1) 346.0
2) 6311.1
3) 529.1
4) 8214.4
5) 437.6
6) 284.9
7) 132.3
8) 315.4
9) 20.4
10) 407.0
11) 40.7
12) 234.0
13) 20.4
14) 40.7
15) 132.3
16) 30.5
17) 10.2
18) 40.7
20) 81.4
22) 20.4
24) 20.4
25) 20.4
28) 20.4
30) 50.9
50) 10.2
75) 10.2
99) 10.2
Missing177 
TOTAL569100.0
198) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you . . .? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.). b. Volunteered time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event ____hrs (MQ5B)
TOTAL%
0) 11520.8
1) 498.9
2) 8315.0
3) 5510.0
4) 5610.1
5) 346.2
6) 285.1
7) 91.6
8) 142.5
9) 40.7
10) 386.9
12) 122.2
13) 20.4
14) 30.5
15) 101.8
16) 20.4
20) 122.2
22) 10.2
24) 20.4
25) 50.9
30) 40.7
40) 101.8
45) 10.2
50) 20.4
80) 10.2
Missing194 
TOTAL552100.0
199) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you . . .? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.). c. Participated in a religious event, program, or group sponsored by a church or other religious organization that took place in a home or other facility away from your church ____hrs (MQ5C)
TOTAL%
0) 24350.1
1) 438.9
2) 6313.0
3) 326.6
4) 265.4
5) 163.3
6) 163.3
7) 20.4
8) 112.3
9) 20.4
10) 71.4
12) 30.6
14) 10.2
15) 61.2
16) 20.4
17) 10.2
20) 30.6
24) 20.4
30) 10.2
32) 10.2
50) 10.2
60) 10.2
100) 10.2
140) 10.2
Missing261 
TOTAL485100.0
200) How many hours, if any, during the past month have you . . .? (If you do not know for sure, please estimate.). d. Volunteered time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (that is, through volunteer or community work) ____hrs (MQ5D)
TOTAL%
0) 19538.7
1) 326.3
2) 6813.5
3) 275.4
4) 295.8
5) 214.2
6) 173.4
8) 183.6
9) 20.4
10) 255.0
11) 10.2
12) 112.2
14) 20.4
15) 61.2
16) 30.6
17) 10.2
18) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 122.4
24) 20.4
25) 51.0
28) 10.2
30) 51.0
36) 20.4
40) 40.8
45) 20.4
50) 20.4
60) 20.4
70) 10.2
80) 10.2
92) 10.2
100) 10.2
130) 10.2
160) 10.2
200) 10.2
Missing242 
TOTAL504100.0
201) What is the highest level of education you have completed? (MQ24)
TOTAL%
1) Some high school or less20.3
2) High school diploma172.7
3) Some college, but no degree579.0
4) Trade school, certificate81.3
5) Associate degree233.6
6) Bachelor's degree18529.1
7) Some graduate work7612.0
8) Master's degree18629.3
9) Doctorate8112.8
Missing111 
TOTAL635100.0
202) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Employed full-time (MQ25A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44168.3
1) Checked20531.7
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
203) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Employed part-time (MQ25B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57488.9
1) Checked7211.1
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
204) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Self-employed (MQ25C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59191.5
1) Checked558.5
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
205) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Unemployed (MQ25D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63297.8
1) Checked142.2
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
206) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Retired (MQ25E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36556.5
1) Checked28143.5
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
207) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Full-time homemaker (MQ25F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61294.7
1) Checked345.3
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
208) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Student (MQ25G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63197.7
1) Checked152.3
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
209) Please indicate your employment status. (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (MQ25H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63898.8
1) Checked81.2
Missing100 
TOTAL646100.0
210) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (MQ25TEXT)
211) I-AGE: What is your current age? ____years old (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) 34 or less416.4
2) 35-44518.0
3) 45-549815.3
4) 55-6416425.6
5) 65+28644.7
Missing106 
TOTAL640100.0
212) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school diploma or less193.0
2) Some college, but no degree8813.9
3) Bachelor's degree18529.1
4) Postgraduate degree34354.0
Missing111 
TOTAL635100.0
213) I-GENDER: Which of the following best describes your gender? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female44660.2
2) Male29539.8
Missing5 
TOTAL741100.0