Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 2017 - Race and Ethnicity, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Please enter your Panel ID (You can find this on the paper copy of your survey, or in your email invitation. It is an M, T, V, or W, followed by 6 numbers.) (PANELID)
2) Lead Status (LEADSTATUS)
TOTAL%
3) Pastor48868.8
4) Specialized minister22131.2
Missing119 
TOTAL709100.0
3) In general, how do you think the chances of white people and people of color compare: When it comes to getting any kind of job for which they are qualified? (JOBCHANCES)
TOTAL%
1) People of color have a greater chance than white people273.3
2) People of color and white people have similar chances12715.4
3) People of color have a lesser chance than white people62475.5
4) Not sure485.8
Missing2 
TOTAL826100.0
4) In general, how do you think the chances of white people and people of color compare: When it comes to getting a good education? (SCHOOLCHANCES)
TOTAL%
1) People of color have a greater chance than white people293.5
2) People of color and white people have similar chances17521.2
3) People of color have a lesser chance than white people60273.1
4) Not sure182.2
Missing4 
TOTAL824100.0
5) In general, how do you think the chances of white people and people of color compare: When it comes to getting any housing that they can afford? (HOUSINGCHANCES)
TOTAL%
1) People of color have a greater chance than white people91.1
2) People of color and white people have similar chances19023.1
3) People of color have a lesser chance than white people59171.9
4) Not sure323.9
Missing6 
TOTAL822100.0
6) In general, how do you think the chances of white people and people of color compare: When it comes to voting in elections without encountering obstacles? (VOTINGCHANCES)
TOTAL%
1) People of color have a greater chance than white people111.3
2) People of color and white people have similar chances21926.6
3) People of color have a lesser chance than white people55467.2
4) Not sure404.9
Missing4 
TOTAL824100.0
7) What is your impression of the way people of color in your local community are treated in the following situations? On the job or at work (JOBTREATMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Treated better than white people161.9
2) Treated the same as white people36143.9
3) Treated worse than white people36043.8
4) Not sure/does not apply8510.3
Missing6 
TOTAL822100.0
8) What is your impression of the way people of color in your local community are treated in the following situations? On public transportation (TRANSITTREATMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Treated better than white people20.4
2) Treated the same as white people23241.3
3) Treated worse than white people19033.8
4) Not sure/does not apply13824.6
Missing266 
TOTAL562100.0
9) What is your impression of the way people of color in your local community are treated in the following situations? In stores and shops (STORESTREATMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Treated better than white people40.5
2) Treated the same as white people31338.0
3) Treated worse than white people45254.9
4) Not sure/does not apply556.7
Missing4 
TOTAL824100.0
10) What is your impression of the way people of color in your local community are treated in the following situations? In restaurants, bars, theaters, or other entertainment businesses (RESTAURANTSTREATMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Treated better than white people50.6
2) Treated the same as white people39047.3
3) Treated worse than white people35242.7
4) Not sure/does not apply779.3
Missing4 
TOTAL824100.0
11) What is your impression of the way people of color in your local community are treated in the following situations? In dealings with the police (POLICETREATMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Treated better than white people30.4
2) Treated the same as white people13916.8
3) Treated worse than white people58871.2
4) Not sure/does not apply9611.6
Missing2 
TOTAL826100.0
12) What is your impression of the way people of color in your local community are treated in the following situations? In courts of law (COURTSTREATMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Treated better than white people60.7
2) Treated the same as white people20925.3
3) Treated worse than white people50361.0
4) Not sure/does not apply10713.0
Missing3 
TOTAL825100.0
13) What is your impression of the way people of color in your local community are treated in the following situations? In schools and colleges (SCHOOLSTREATMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Treated better than white people485.8
2) Treated the same as white people36644.4
3) Treated worse than white people32339.2
4) Not sure/does not apply8710.6
Missing4 
TOTAL824100.0
14) What is your impression of the way people of color in your local community are treated in the following situations? At car dealerships (CARDEALERSTREATMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Treated better than white people20.2
2) Treated the same as white people16119.6
3) Treated worse than white people38146.4
4) Not sure/does not apply27833.8
Missing6 
TOTAL822100.0
15) In the past two years, in your congregation, have you personally: Heard a sermon or preached a sermon on racial justice issues? (RACESERMON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59972.9
2) No19123.2
3) Not sure323.9
Missing6 
TOTAL822100.0
16) In the past two years, in your congregation, have you personally: Participated in a study program, church school class, or other educational program specifically about racism and racial justice? (RACESTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38446.6
2) No42751.8
3) Not sure131.6
Missing4 
TOTAL824100.0
17) In the past two years, in your congregation, have you personally: Heard a sermon from a guest preacher whose racial or ethnic background differs from the majority of members in your congregation? (DIFFERENTRACESERMON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47958.3
2) No32739.8
3) Not sure161.9
Missing6 
TOTAL822100.0
18) In the past two years, in your congregation, have you personally: Worshiped jointly with another congregation whose members are mostly of a different racial or ethnic background than most members of your congregation? (DIFFERENTRACECHURCHWORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28935.2
2) No52664.1
3) Not sure50.6
Missing8 
TOTAL820100.0
19) In the past two years, in your congregation, have you personally: Worshiped in a style and/or language that differs from the dominant culture of your congregation? (DIFFERENTCULTURESTYLEWORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33841.3
2) No47357.8
3) Not sure70.9
Missing10 
TOTAL818100.0
20) Would you prefer to worship in a congregation where most of the members are of the same racial or ethnic background as you? (SAMERACEWORSHIPPREFER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely192.3
2) Yes, probably14217.5
3) No, probably not29836.7
4) No, definitely not24530.2
5) Not sure10813.3
Missing16 
TOTAL812100.0
21) Would you prefer to worship in a congregation where most of the members are of the same racial or ethnic background as you? Please explain your response. (SAMERACEWORSHIPPREFERWHY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL502
22) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity? God created people in God's image (Genesis 1:26-27) (GODSIMAGEKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important66480.6
2) Important12415.0
3) A little important232.8
4) Not important121.5
5) Not sure10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL824100.0
23) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity? God's creation of linguistic diversity and geographic diffusion in response to the building of the tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-8) (BABELTOWERKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12415.1
2) Important18122.0
3) A little important21025.5
4) Not important28234.3
5) Not sure253.0
Missing6 
TOTAL822100.0
24) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity? The coming of the Holy Spirit and speaking in tongues at Pentecost (Acts 2:1-4): (PENTECOSTKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38947.2
2) Important24730.0
3) A little important11113.5
4) Not important668.0
5) Not sure111.3
Missing4 
TOTAL824100.0
25) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity? The parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) (GOODSAMARITANKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important57569.9
2) Important18822.8
3) A little important496.0
4) Not important91.1
5) Not sure20.2
Missing5 
TOTAL823100.0
26) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity? God's salvation is available to everyone (John 3:16) (JOHN316KEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important63477.1
2) Important11413.9
3) A little important556.7
4) Not important182.2
5) Not sure10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL822100.0
27) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity? God telling Peter to evangelize among both Jewish and non-Jewish people (Acts 11-12) (EVANGELIZEALLKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important45555.5
2) Important20725.2
3) A little important10012.2
4) Not important526.3
5) Not sure60.7
Missing8 
TOTAL820100.0
28) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity? 'There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus' (Galatians 3:28) (NOLONGERJEWKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important69684.9
2) Important9812.0
3) A little important192.3
4) Not important60.7
5) Not sure10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL820100.0
29) Overall, how important has the Bible been for your own understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity? (BIBLEKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important53064.5
2) Important23528.6
3) A little important496.0
4) Not important60.7
5) Not sure20.2
Missing6 
TOTAL822100.0
30) How comfortable would you be regularly attending a congregation where the pastor is of a different racial or ethnic background than you? (If you are a pastor, please respond as if you were not currently leading a congregation.) (OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT)
TOTAL%
1) Very comfortable57469.7
2) Somewhat comfortable16319.8
3) Neither comfortable nor uncomfortable607.3
4) Somewhat uncomfortable131.6
5) Very uncomfortable60.7
6) Not sure70.9
Missing5 
TOTAL823100.0
31) Which of the following best describes the reason for your response to the previous question, OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT? (Select all that apply): I do not think a pastor's racial or ethnic background affects his or her work at all (RACENOEFFECT)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked42059.1
1) Checked29140.9
Missing117 
TOTAL711100.0
32) Which of the following best describes the reason for your response to the previous question, OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT? (Select all that apply): I would be afraid I would not connect with this person (NOCONNECTFEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked63497.8
1) Checked142.2
Missing180 
TOTAL648100.0
33) Which of the following best describes the reason for your response to the previous question, OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT? (Select all that apply): I prefer to go to a church led by a person of my own race (PREFERSAMERACELEADER)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked58477.2
1) Checked17222.8
Missing72 
TOTAL756100.0
34) Which of the following best describes the reason for your response to the previous question, OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT? (Select all that apply): I think it would be great for us to learn from each other (GREATTOLEARN)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked29745.6
1) Checked35454.4
Missing177 
TOTAL651100.0
35) Which of the following best describes the reason for your response to the previous question, OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT? (Select all that apply): I would worry that we would be used to different leadership styles (FEARDIFFERENTLEADSTYLES)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked52894.3
1) Checked325.7
Missing268 
TOTAL560100.0
36) Which of the following best describes the reason for your response to the previous question, OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT? (Select all that apply): I would worry that we would be used to different worship styles (FEARDIFFERENTWORSHIPSTYLES)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked60592.9
1) Checked467.1
Missing177 
TOTAL651100.0
37) Which of the following best describes the reason for your response to the previous question, OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT? (Select all that apply): I would worry that others in the congregation would cause friction (FEARFRICTIONFROMOTHERS)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked62895.0
1) Checked335.0
Missing167 
TOTAL661100.0
38) Which of the following best describes the reason for your response to the previous question, OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT? (Select all that apply): Wherever God calls me to attend, I will go (WHEREVERGODCALLS)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked33751.9
1) Checked31248.1
Missing179 
TOTAL649100.0
39) Which of the following best describes the reason for your response to the previous question, OTHERRACEPASTORCOMFORT? (Select all that apply): Other (write in) (OTHERRACECOMFORTOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Unchecked50469.0
1) Checked22631.0
Missing98 
TOTAL730100.0
40) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Attracting more people of color is essential for the PC(USA) to faithfully represent unity in diversity (ATTRACTINGPOCKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree41050.6
2) Somewhat agree24129.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree10412.8
4) Somewhat disagree324.0
5) Strongly disagree162.0
6) Not sure70.9
Missing18 
TOTAL810100.0
41) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Churches should be at the forefront of our society's efforts against racism (CHURCHESLEADVSRACISM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree59973.8
2) Somewhat agree16320.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree344.2
4) Somewhat disagree91.1
5) Strongly disagree50.6
6) Not sure20.2
Missing16 
TOTAL812100.0
42) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Congregations will become truly racially and ethnically diverse only by effectively dealing with racism (DIVERSITYONLYVSRACISM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37646.6
2) Somewhat agree24630.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree9311.5
4) Somewhat disagree475.8
5) Strongly disagree253.1
6) Not sure202.5
Missing21 
TOTAL807100.0
43) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? It is beneficial for the United States that the population is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse (DIVERSITYGOODFORUS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree52664.6
2) Somewhat agree14617.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree11313.9
4) Somewhat disagree202.5
5) Strongly disagree50.6
6) Not sure40.5
Missing14 
TOTAL814100.0
44) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? My congregation actively seeks opportunities to learn about different cultures (MYCHURCHTRIESTOLEARN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18222.5
2) Somewhat agree26833.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree17121.1
4) Somewhat disagree12815.8
5) Strongly disagree425.2
6) Not sure182.2
Missing19 
TOTAL809100.0
45) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? My congregation has made it a priority to become more racially and ethnically diverse (MYCHURCHTRIESTODIVERSIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6111.1
2) Somewhat agree10519.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree16029.1
4) Somewhat disagree12823.3
5) Strongly disagree8014.6
6) Not sure152.7
Missing279 
TOTAL549100.0
46) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? PC(USA) congregations should allow groups that use their facilities to worship in their own languages (OTHERLANGUAGESGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree61876.2
2) Somewhat agree14317.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree344.2
4) Somewhat disagree91.1
5) Strongly disagree30.4
6) Not sure40.5
Missing17 
TOTAL811100.0
47) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Predominantly white congregations should make serious efforts to hire pastors who come from other racial-ethic groups (TRYFORPOCPASTORSY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10112.5
2) Somewhat agree21326.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree31438.7
4) Somewhat disagree11414.1
5) Strongly disagree485.9
6) Not sure212.6
Missing17 
TOTAL811100.0
48) Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? The PC(USA) is basically white and should not focus on trying to attract more people of color (STAYWHITE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree111.4
2) Somewhat agree283.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree678.3
4) Somewhat disagree13817.1
5) Strongly disagree55568.6
6) Not sure101.2
Missing19 
TOTAL809100.0
49) I worry that efforts to increase racial diversity within the PC(USA) will water down our traditions: Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? (DIVERSITYENDTRADITIONFEAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree131.6
2) Somewhat agree344.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree546.7
4) Somewhat disagree11514.2
5) Strongly disagree58271.7
6) Not sure141.7
Missing16 
TOTAL812100.0
50) In the past two years, have you personally: Belonged to an organization (other than your congregation) concerned with racial justice? (BELONGTORJORG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39548.4
2) No40549.6
3) Not sure162.0
Missing12 
TOTAL816100.0
51) In the past two years, have you personally: Given money to an organization (other than your congregation) concerned with racial justice? (DONATETORJORG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48058.9
2) No31238.3
3) Not sure232.8
Missing13 
TOTAL815100.0
52) In the past two years, have you personally: Participated in a protest or demonstration to support the civil rights of people of color? (PROTESTFORPOCRIGHTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25931.8
2) No55167.6
3) Not sure50.6
Missing13 
TOTAL815100.0
53) In the past two years, have you personally: Attended a cultural diversity or anti-racism class, workshop, or other formal training? (RJWORKSHOP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38947.8
2) No41851.4
3) Not sure70.9
Missing14 
TOTAL814100.0
54) In the past two years, have you personally: Volunteered time to work for an organization (other than your congregation) or group working for racial justice? (VOLUNTEERFORRJORG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25331.1
2) No54967.4
3) Not sure121.5
Missing14 
TOTAL814100.0
55) In the past two years, have you personally: Participated in a study within your congregation of a book written by an author from a culture different from your own or advocating for racial justice? (RACEBOOKCLUB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25631.4
2) No54967.4
3) Not sure91.1
Missing14 
TOTAL814100.0
56) Have you ever experienced discrimination, harassment, violence, or prejudicial statements because of your racial or ethnic background? (RACEBIASEXPERIENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25230.8
2) No52364.0
3) Not sure425.1
Missing11 
TOTAL817100.0
57) Did you know that the Christmas Joy Offering helps support racial ethnic leadership development, racial ethnic schools and colleges, and the Board of Pensions' Assistance Program (to provide financial assistance to church workers in need)? (CJOCAUSESKNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I was entirely aware of this43378.7
2) Yes, I was aware of part of this, but didn't know all of it7914.4
3) No, I was not aware of this386.9
Missing278 
TOTAL550100.0
58) In your opinion, how important is it for the PC(USA) to have programs that help support: Racial-ethnic schools and colleges (POCCOLLEGESKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important45756.0
2) Important25731.5
3) A little important668.1
4) Not important253.1
5) Not sure111.3
Missing12 
TOTAL816100.0
59) In your opinion, how important is it for the PC(USA) to have programs that help support: Racial-ethnic leadership training (including vocational discernment and networking) (POCLEADERSHIPTRAININGKEY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important50062.0
2) Important22728.2
3) A little important465.7
4) Not important212.6
5) Not sure121.5
Missing22 
TOTAL806100.0
60) In 2016, the General Assembly of the PC(USA) approved adding the Belhar Confession to The Book of Confessions. The Belhar Confession originated in South Africa in the 1980s, in response to apartheid. Has your congregation used the Belhar Confession in worship? (BELHARWORSHIPUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31638.8
2) No41651.0
3) Not sure8310.2
Missing13 
TOTAL815100.0
61) If BELHARWORSHIPUSE is yes, how has your congregation used Belhar in worship? (BELHARWORSHIPUSEMORE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL220
62) Has your congregation (or a group in your congregation) discussed or studied the Belhar Confession? (BELHARSTUDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19835.9
2) No29753.8
3) Not sure5710.3
Missing276 
TOTAL552100.0
63) Please use this space for any additional comments. (ADDITIONALCOMMENTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL176
64) How important has each of the following biblical passages been to your own understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity? Other passage (write in): (OTHERBIBLEVERSEOTHERTEXT)
65) Have you ever experienced discrimination, harassment, violence, or prejudicial statements because of your racial or ethnic background? Please explain your response (RACEBIASEXPERIENCEMORE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL92
66) Minister (MINISTER)
TOTAL%
1) Minister709100.0
Missing119 
TOTAL709100.0
67) Sampled or volunteer (VOLUNTEER)
TOTAL%
0) No52373.7
1) Yes18726.3
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
68) In the past year, how often have you attended Sunday worship at your congregation (Select one)? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Every week59484.4
2) 2-3 times a month547.7
3) About once a month263.7
4) Occasionally or for holidays-special occasions213.0
5) Never91.3
Missing124 
TOTAL704100.0
69) 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) Baptist436.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)50.7
3) Episcopal91.3
4) Lutheran182.5
5) Methodist314.4
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA46665.7
7) Other Presbyterian172.4
8) Reformed50.7
9) Roman Catholic223.1
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregationalist)162.3
11) Independent or non-denominational152.1
12) Other Christian314.4
13) Other non-Christian40.6
14) None273.8
Missing119 
TOTAL709100.0
70) 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.) Other Christian (specify) (CHILDFAITHTEXT)
71) 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 the most involved.) Other non-Christian (specify) (CHILDFAITHTEXT2)
72) How old were you when you first began regularly attending a Presbyterian church? (If less than one year old, write 0 (zero).) (AGEPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) 31945.6
1) 192.7
2) 142.0
3) 192.7
4) 162.3
5) 202.9
6) 121.7
7) 50.7
8) 121.7
9) 71.0
10) 131.9
11) 101.4
12) 172.4
13) 50.7
14) 71.0
15) 40.6
16) 81.1
17) 40.6
18) 202.9
19) 121.7
20) 172.4
21) 81.1
22) 142.0
23) 192.7
24) 101.4
25) 91.3
26) 111.6
27) 81.1
28) 60.9
29) 50.7
30) 111.6
31) 50.7
32) 40.6
33) 10.1
34) 20.3
35) 71.0
36) 30.4
37) 20.3
38) 20.3
39) 10.1
40) 40.6
41) 10.1
42) 10.1
43) 10.1
44) 10.1
45) 10.1
51) 10.1
55) 10.1
62) 10.1
Missing128 
TOTAL700100.0
73) The next set of questions asks about matters of faith and belief. Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative223.1
2) Conservative10915.5
3) Moderate23433.2
4) Liberal24134.2
5) Very liberal9914.0
Missing123 
TOTAL705100.0
74) 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) Yes48368.5
2) Yes, as long as the ceremony takes place away from PC(USA) church property and facilities152.1
3) No15922.6
4) Not sure486.8
Missing123 
TOTAL705100.0
75) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (LIFEBEYOND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree50.7
2) 2101.4
3) 330.4
4) 4243.4
5) 5385.4
6) 69713.8
7) Strongly agree52474.8
Missing127 
TOTAL701100.0
76) 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 disagree243.5
2) 2304.4
3) 3273.9
4) 47510.9
5) 57510.9
6) 69614.0
7) Strongly agree36052.4
Missing141 
TOTAL687100.0
77) 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 church. (INDBELIEFS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree16525.3
2) 219830.3
3) 311117.0
4) 48813.5
5) 5264.0
6) 6385.8
7) Strongly agree274.1
Missing175 
TOTAL653100.0
78) 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 disagree17026.0
2) 214622.3
3) 39514.5
4) 49414.4
5) 56910.6
6) 6426.4
7) Strongly agree385.8
Missing174 
TOTAL654100.0
79) 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 disagree20832.7
2) 29815.4
3) 3568.8
4) 47712.1
5) 5396.1
6) 6619.6
7) Strongly agree9815.4
Missing191 
TOTAL637100.0
80) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read the Bible privately. (READBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily32446.0
2) Several times a week23233.0
3) Weekly7210.2
4) Several times a month355.0
5) Once a month192.7
6) Less than once a month182.6
7) Never40.6
Missing124 
TOTAL704100.0
81) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Prayed privately. (PRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily55178.0
2) Several times a week11215.9
3) Weekly233.3
4) Several times a month91.3
5) Once a month40.6
6) Less than once a month71.0
Missing122 
TOTAL706100.0
82) 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 daily121.7
2) Several times a week7210.3
3) Weekly27839.9
4) Several times a month9213.2
5) Once a month8011.5
6) Less than once a month11316.2
7) Never497.0
Missing132 
TOTAL696100.0
83) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Otherwise read the Bible or prayed with family or friends (FELLOWSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily14020.1
2) Several times a week14120.2
3) Weekly12517.9
4) Several times a month10014.3
5) Once a month527.5
6) Less than once a month9513.6
7) Never446.3
Missing131 
TOTAL697100.0
84) 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 daily21731.0
2) Several times a week18826.9
3) Weekly11316.2
4) Several times a month8211.7
5) Once a month426.0
6) Less than once a month456.4
7) Never121.7
Missing129 
TOTAL699100.0
85) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Used the Internet for religious or spiritual purposes (RELIGINTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily24935.5
2) Several times a week19828.2
3) Weekly8612.3
4) Several times a month608.5
5) Once a month314.4
6) Less than once a month537.5
7) Never253.6
Missing126 
TOTAL702100.0
86) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Said grace before meals (SAIDGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily46165.3
2) Several times a week11716.6
3) Weekly314.4
4) Several times a month476.7
5) Once a month192.7
6) Less than once a month233.3
7) Never81.1
Missing122 
TOTAL706100.0
87) 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 daily20.3
2) Several times a week20.3
3) Weekly71.0
4) Several times a month172.4
5) Once a month8712.4
6) Less than once a month16423.3
7) Never42460.3
Missing125 
TOTAL703100.0
88) Which statement comes closest to your view of Bible? (Fill in only one circle) (BIBLEVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.142.0
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.27539.1
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.16423.3
4) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted with the help of the Holy Spirit.24234.4
5) The Bible is not the word of God.81.1
Missing125 
TOTAL703100.0
89) How important is being part of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to you? (BELONGPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Very important38454.2
2) Important23032.5
3) Slightly important598.3
4) Not important253.5
5) Not sure101.4
Missing120 
TOTAL708100.0
90) Now, we'd like you to tell us about yourself. Which of the following best describes your gender? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female27138.4
2) Male43361.4
3) Other10.1
Missing123 
TOTAL705100.0
91) Now, we'd like you to tell us about yourself. Which of the following best describes your gender? Other (specify) (GENDERTEXT)
92) What is your citizenship history (CITIZEN)
TOTAL%
1) I was born a United States citizen68096.5
2) I was not born a United States citizen but I am a citizen now202.8
3) I am not a United States citizen but I am working towards becoming one30.4
4) I am not a United States citizen and don't plan to become one20.3
Missing123 
TOTAL705100.0
93) What is your current age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL70555.41411
94) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (HISPANIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69197.3
1) Checked192.7
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
95) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): White (WHITE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked669.3
1) Checked64490.7
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
96) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Black or African American (BLACK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69197.3
1) Checked192.7
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
97) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): African immigrant (AFRICANIMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked710100.0
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
98) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Korean (KOREAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70198.7
1) Checked91.3
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
99) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Asian but not Korean (ASIAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69798.2
1) Checked131.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
100) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Native American (NATIVEAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70399.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
101) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Middle Eastern (MIDEASTERN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70699.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
102) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Other (OTHERRACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69097.2
1) Checked202.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
103) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.): Other (specify) (OTHERRACETEXT)
104) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITICS)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat38955.3
2) Independent13419.1
3) Republican8011.4
4) Other101.4
5) I don't identify with a political party9012.8
Missing125 
TOTAL703100.0
105) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other?: Other (specify) (POLITICSTEXT)
106) 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 less101.4
2) $20,001 - $40,000476.8
3) $40,001 - $65,00016623.9
4) $65,001 - $105,00028641.2
5) $105,001 - $195,00015722.6
6) $195,001 or more284.0
Missing134 
TOTAL694100.0
107) Fill out pledge card (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50671.7
2) No19727.9
3) Don't know30.4
Missing122 
TOTAL706100.0
108) 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)
TOTAL%
1) No456.4
2) Yes65393.6
Missing130 
TOTAL698100.0
109) 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 donated is yes, estimate how much. (CONGREGULARAMT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6004682.7024158
110) 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) No43762.6
2) Yes26137.4
Missing130 
TOTAL698100.0
111) 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 donated is yes, estimate how much. (CONGCAPITALAMT2)
TOTAL%
25) 10.4
50) 83.6
100) 2410.8
150) 62.7
200) 209.0
250) 62.7
300) 73.1
350) 10.4
400) 62.7
500) 3314.8
600) 52.2
700) 10.4
750) 31.3
800) 20.9
1000) 3013.5
1040) 10.4
1100) 10.4
1200) 114.9
1250) 10.4
1300) 10.4
1500) 62.7
1560) 10.4
1800) 10.4
2000) 135.8
2400) 31.3
2500) 31.3
3000) 125.4
4000) 52.2
4200) 10.4
5000) 73.1
6000) 20.9
30000) 10.4
Missing605 
TOTAL223100.0
112) 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) No17525.1
2) Yes52374.9
Missing130 
TOTAL698100.0
113) 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 donated is yes, estimate how much? (CONSPECIALAMT2)
TOTAL%
10) 10.2
20) 40.8
25) 30.6
30) 10.2
35) 10.2
40) 20.4
50) 449.3
60) 10.2
70) 10.2
75) 30.6
80) 30.6
100) 10422.0
105) 10.2
109) 10.2
120) 10.2
125) 10.2
135) 10.2
150) 112.3
190) 10.2
200) 8918.9
250) 224.7
260) 10.2
300) 275.7
350) 30.6
400) 224.7
450) 10.2
500) 5812.3
550) 20.4
600) 61.3
700) 20.4
750) 10.2
900) 10.2
1000) 296.1
1025) 10.2
1200) 40.8
1250) 20.4
1500) 51.1
2000) 30.6
2500) 30.6
3000) 10.2
4000) 10.2
4200) 10.2
6000) 10.2
6700) 10.2
Missing356 
TOTAL472100.0
114) 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) No39456.4
2) Yes30443.6
Missing130 
TOTAL698100.0
115) 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 donated is yes, estimate how much. (DONATEPCUSAAMT2)
TOTAL%
2) 10.4
10) 20.8
15) 20.8
20) 62.3
25) 197.3
30) 10.4
50) 3413.0
55) 10.4
58) 10.4
75) 10.4
100) 6524.9
125) 20.8
150) 62.3
200) 3613.8
250) 93.4
300) 62.3
350) 10.4
400) 51.9
500) 218.0
600) 20.8
750) 10.4
776) 10.4
800) 20.8
820) 10.4
840) 10.4
900) 10.4
1000) 145.4
1100) 20.8
1200) 20.8
1300) 10.4
1500) 31.1
1950) 10.4
2000) 41.5
2400) 10.4
2500) 10.4
3000) 10.4
6000) 10.4
7500) 10.4
12000) 10.4
Missing567 
TOTAL261100.0
116) 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) No31545.1
2) Yes38354.9
Missing130 
TOTAL698100.0
117) 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 donated is yes, estimate how much. (DONATERELIGAMT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3311641.5114880
118) 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) No15422.1
2) Yes54477.9
Missing130 
TOTAL698100.0
119) 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 donated is yes, estimate how much. (DONATENONRELIGAMT2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4801371.2254231
120) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle.) (RELATIONSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Single618.7
2) Married57381.7
3) Living in a committed relationship50.7
4) Divorced466.6
5) Widowed121.7
6) Other40.6
Missing127 
TOTAL701100.0
121) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle.) Other (Specify) (RELATIONSHIPTEXT)
122) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).) Number of children living with me (KIDSWITHR)
TOTAL%
0) 45064.0
1) 11916.9
2) 9413.4
3) 304.3
4) 81.1
5) 10.1
6) 10.1
Missing125 
TOTAL703100.0
123) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).) Number of children living elsewhere (KIDSELSER)
TOTAL%
0) 32245.8
1) 10414.8
2) 15622.2
3) 7110.1
4) 344.8
5) 91.3
6) 50.7
7) 20.3
Missing125 
TOTAL703100.0
124) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).) Number of dependents that are NOT my children (DEPENDENTSR)
TOTAL%
0) 66093.9
1) 385.4
2) 20.3
3) 30.4
Missing125 
TOTAL703100.0
125) About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? (HRSWRK)
TOTAL%
0) 345.9
6) 10.2
10) 91.6
12) 10.2
15) 20.3
16) 20.3
18) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 234.0
23) 20.3
24) 81.4
25) 101.7
27) 10.2
28) 10.2
29) 10.2
30) 132.3
32) 30.5
33) 10.2
34) 20.3
35) 132.3
38) 10.2
40) 13824.1
41) 10.2
42) 30.5
44) 10.2
45) 417.2
46) 10.2
48) 162.8
50) 12421.6
52) 30.5
54) 10.2
55) 305.2
56) 10.2
57) 10.2
58) 20.3
60) 549.4
62) 10.2
63) 10.2
65) 111.9
67) 10.2
70) 71.2
72) 10.2
75) 10.2
80) 30.5
Missing255 
TOTAL573100.0
126) About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? Recoded (HRSWRKR)
TOTAL%
6) 10.2
10) 81.5
12) 10.2
15) 20.4
16) 20.4
18) 10.2
19) 10.2
20) 234.3
23) 20.4
24) 81.5
25) 101.9
27) 10.2
28) 10.2
29) 10.2
30) 132.4
32) 30.6
33) 10.2
34) 20.4
35) 132.4
38) 10.2
40) 13825.7
41) 10.2
42) 30.6
44) 10.2
45) 417.6
46) 10.2
48) 163.0
50) 12423.0
52) 30.6
54) 10.2
55) 305.6
56) 10.2
57) 10.2
58) 20.4
60) 5410.0
62) 10.2
63) 10.2
65) 112.0
67) 10.2
70) 71.3
72) 10.2
75) 10.2
80) 30.6
Missing290 
TOTAL538100.0
127) If you have additional comments, please write them in the space below. (COMMENTS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL128
128) Type of survey completed (TSURVEY)
TOTAL%
0) Paper27438.6
1) Web sample23132.5
2) Web Korean10.1
3) Web volunteer20028.2
4) Member survey40.6
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
129) Are you a teaching elder in the PCUSA? (TEACHINGELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes429100.0
Missing399 
TOTAL429100.0
130) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) BD (TQ1A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68696.6
1) Checked243.4
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
131) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MDiv (TQ1B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked659.2
1) Checked64590.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
132) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) ThM (TQ1C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67294.6
1) Checked385.4
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
133) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MA (TQ1D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66994.2
1) Checked415.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
134) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MATS (TQ1E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70098.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
135) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) DMin (TQ1F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55277.7
1) Checked15822.3
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
136) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) DD (TQ1G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70298.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
137) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) PhD (TQ1H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67895.5
1) Checked324.5
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
138) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) Other (Specify) (TQ1I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69798.2
1) Checked131.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
139) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) Other text (TQ1TEXT)
140) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what year were you ordained as a teaching elder? (yyyy) (TQ2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7021993.25213
141) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what year were you ordained as a teaching elder? (yyyy) (Recoded) (TQ2R)
TOTAL%
1) 1959 or earlier50.7
2) 1960-1969121.7
3) 1970-19799613.7
4) 1980-198919027.1
5) 1990-199914019.9
6) 2000-200916924.1
7) 2010 to present9012.8
Missing126 
TOTAL702100.0
142) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what denomination were you ordained? (TQ3)
TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations68597.2
2) Other (Specify)202.8
Missing123 
TOTAL705100.0
143) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. In what denomination were you ordained? Other text (TQ3TEXT)
144) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Before entering seminary, were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (TQ4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29742.4
2) No40457.6
Missing127 
TOTAL701100.0
145) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Pastoral leader of a congregation (TQ5A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19327.2
1) Checked51772.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
146) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) A non-pastoral position in a congregation (TQ5B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69998.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
147) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Faculty or staff at a seminary or theological school (TQ5C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69197.3
1) Checked192.7
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
148) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Faculty or staff at another educational institution (TQ5D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69197.3
1) Checked192.7
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
149) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Chaplain in the military (TQ5E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70499.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
150) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Chaplain in a hospital or other health-care facility (TQ5F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66994.2
1) Checked415.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
151) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other chaplain (Specify) (TQ5G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69597.9
1) Checked152.1
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
152) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) PC(USA) national, synod, or presbytery staff (TQ5H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66894.1
1) Checked425.9
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
153) First, we'd like to ask you about your background as a teaching elder. Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (TQ5I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70298.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
154) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Professional pastoral counselor (TQ5J)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70399.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
155) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other employment with a religious organization (Specify) (TQ5K)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68396.2
1) Checked273.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
156) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) All other (including secular) employment (Specify) (TQ5L)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66293.2
1) Checked486.8
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
157) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Unemployed (TQ5M)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69597.9
1) Checked152.1
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
158) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Retired (TQ5N)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65992.8
1) Checked517.2
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
159) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other chaplain text (TQ5GTEXT)
160) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other employment with a religious organization text (TQ5KTEXT)
161) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) All other (including secular) employment text (TQ5LTEXT)
162) About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? For Clergy only (Recoded) (TQ6R2)
TOTAL%
1) 9 hours or fewer10.2
2) 10-19 hours152.8
3) 20-39 hours7914.7
4) 40-49 hours20137.4
5) 50-59 hours16230.1
6) 60 hours or more8014.9
Missing290 
TOTAL538100.0
163) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include congregations you are serving as a stated or temporary supply pastor.) (TQ7)
TOTAL%
1) One48094.7
2) Two or more275.3
Missing321 
TOTAL507100.0
164) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Paid hours per week. (TQ8A)
TOTAL%
0) 20.4
3) 10.2
8) 10.2
10) 61.2
12) 20.4
15) 71.4
16) 30.6
18) 10.2
19) 40.8
20) 326.4
22) 20.4
23) 10.2
24) 71.4
25) 91.8
27) 10.2
29) 10.2
30) 163.2
32) 10.2
34) 20.4
35) 102.0
36) 10.2
37) 10.2
38) 10.2
40) 15731.3
42) 40.8
43) 20.4
44) 20.4
45) 357.0
46) 10.2
48) 153.0
49) 10.2
50) 9318.6
53) 10.2
54) 10.2
55) 295.8
56) 10.2
57) 10.2
58) 10.2
60) 346.8
62) 10.2
65) 51.0
67) 10.2
70) 40.8
Missing327 
TOTAL501100.0
165) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Paid hours per week. (Recoded) (TQ8AR2)
TOTAL%
1) 9 hours and fewer81.6
2) 10-19 hours234.6
3) 20-39 hours8516.8
4) 40-49 hours21743.0
5) 50-59 hours12725.1
6) 60 hours or more458.9
Missing323 
TOTAL505100.0
166) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Unpaid hours per week. (TQ8B)
TOTAL%
0) 4317.8
1) 10.4
2) 10.4
3) 31.2
4) 31.2
5) 197.9
6) 41.7
7) 20.8
8) 62.5
9) 10.4
10) 6426.6
12) 52.1
13) 10.4
15) 2711.2
16) 10.4
17) 10.4
18) 20.8
20) 2811.6
22) 10.4
25) 83.3
30) 83.3
35) 20.8
37) 10.4
40) 41.7
55) 10.4
60) 41.7
Missing587 
TOTAL241100.0
167) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Unpaid hours per week. (Recoded) (TQ8BR2)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours30760.8
2) 1-4 hours81.6
3) 5-9 hours326.3
4) 10-14 hours7013.9
5) 15-19 hours316.1
6) 20-29 hours377.3
7) 30 hours or more204.0
Missing323 
TOTAL505100.0
168) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] Approximately how many hours per week do you spend working as a pastor? (If you serve more than one congregation, provide the combined total hours.) Paid and unpaid hours per week (TQ8TOTAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50347.38214
169) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Pastor (TQ9A)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35550.0
1) Checked35550.0
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
170) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Associate pastor (TQ9B)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65492.1
1) Checked567.9
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
171) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Worshiping community leader (TQ9C)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69397.6
1) Checked172.4
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
172) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Co-pastor (TQ9D)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69297.5
1) Checked182.5
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
173) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Stated or temporary supply pastor (TQ9E)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66393.4
1) Checked476.6
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
174) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Interim pastor (TQ9F)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67194.5
1) Checked395.5
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
175) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Designated pastor (TQ9G)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70399.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
176) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Parish associate (TQ9H)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70098.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
177) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (TQ9I)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70098.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing118 
TOTAL710100.0
178) [If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10.] What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) text (TQ9TEXT)
179) Is the congregation or other organization where you are employed affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (TQ10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56985.2
2) No8913.3
3) I am employed with two or more congregations or organizations and at least one of them is affiliated with the PC(USA) and at least one is not101.5
Missing160 
TOTAL668100.0
180) Have you worshiped at a PC(USA) congregation a majority of these times? (TQ11A)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63092.4
2) No527.6
Missing146 
TOTAL682100.0
181) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Met with other teaching elders in a pastoral support or peer group (TQ17H)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/Almost daily91.3
2) Several times a week131.9
3) Weekly699.8
4) Several times a month9113.0
5) Once a month23433.4
6) Less than once a month20028.5
7) Never8512.1
Missing127 
TOTAL701100.0
182) Number of children living with me (TQ27A)
TOTAL%
0) 30354.5
1) 11921.4
2) 9416.9
3) 305.4
4) 81.4
5) 10.2
6) 10.2
Missing272 
TOTAL556100.0
183) Number of children living elsewhere (TQ27B)
TOTAL%
0) 20034.4
1) 10417.9
2) 15626.9
3) 7112.2
4) 345.9
5) 91.5
6) 50.9
7) 20.3
Missing247 
TOTAL581100.0
184) Number of dependents that are not my children (TQ27C)
TOTAL%
0) 30687.7
1) 3810.9
2) 20.6
3) 30.9
Missing479 
TOTAL349100.0
185) Donations 2014: To congregation for capital campaign (TQ29B)
TOTAL%
1) No41061.1
2) Yes26138.9
Missing157 
TOTAL671100.0
186) Donations 2014: To congregation for special appeal (TQ29C)
TOTAL%
1) No15322.6
2) Yes52377.4
Missing152 
TOTAL676100.0
187) Donations 2014: Directly to PC(USA) (TQ29D)
TOTAL%
1) No36054.2
2) Yes30445.8
Missing164 
TOTAL664100.0
188) Donations 2014: Directly to other religious groups (TQ29E)
TOTAL%
1) No28342.5
2) Yes38357.5
Missing162 
TOTAL666100.0
189) Donations 2014: To Non-religious charities (TQ29F)
TOTAL%
1) No13519.9
2) Yes54480.1
Missing149 
TOTAL679100.0
190) Race (RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White63189.5
2) Black121.7
3) Hispanic91.3
4) Asian121.7
6) Middle Eastern30.4
7) Other172.4
8) Multiracial213.0
Missing123 
TOTAL705100.0
191) Age Category (AGECAT)
TOTAL%
2) 26-35486.8
3) 36-459313.2
4) 46-5512417.6
5) 56-6535049.6
6) Over 659012.8
Missing123 
TOTAL705100.0
192) I-AGE: What is your current age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 398311.8
2) 40-499713.8
3) 50-6440958.0
4) 65 and older11616.5
Missing123 
TOTAL705100.0
193) I-GENDER: Now, we'd like you to tell us about yourself. Which of the following best describes your gender? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female27138.5
2) Male43361.5
Missing124 
TOTAL704100.0
194) I-INCOME: 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.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) $40,000 or less578.2
2) $40,001 - $65,00016623.9
3) $65,001 - $105,00028641.2
4) $105,001 - $195,00015722.6
5) $195,001 or more284.0
Missing134 
TOTAL694100.0
195) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat38964.5
2) Independent13422.2
3) Republican8013.3
Missing225 
TOTAL603100.0