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Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2009 - Education and Other Topics, All - Codebook

All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).

1) How well informed would you say you are about the range and scope of the Presbyterian Church (USA) mission? (Q1SCOPE)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed1308.4
2) Generally informed76849.5
3) A little informed55035.4
4) Not informed1046.7
Missing18
Total1552100.0
2) In the last two years, how much have you learned about PC(USA) mission? (Q2LEARN)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal976.3
2) A fair amount56436.4
3) A little75848.9
4) Nothing1318.5
Missing20
Total1550100.0
3) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): PC(USA) long-term international mission workers? (Q3WORKER)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed1137.3
2) Generally informed54235.0
3) A little informed57837.3
4) Not informed31520.3
Missing22
Total1548100.0
4) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission council (the GACM, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): PC(USA) Washington Office? (Q3OFFICE)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed664.3
2) Generally informed25916.8
3) A little informed49231.8
4) Not informed72947.2
Missing24
Total1546100.0
5) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): PresbyTel, the PC(USA) information service? (Q3INFO)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed463.0
2) Generally informed21414.0
3) A little informed50633.0
4) Not informed76650.0
Missing38
Total1532100.0
6) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): Presbyterian Disaster Assistance? (Q3ASSIST)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed35322.8
2) Generally informed61139.5
3) A little informed40426.1
4) Not informed18011.6
Missing22
Total1548100.0
7) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): Presbyterian Hunger Program? (Q3HUNGER)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed22214.4
2) Generally informed60038.9
3) A little informed48531.4
4) Not informed23715.3
Missing26
Total1544100.0
8) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): Presbyterian Youth Triennium? (Q3YOUTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed21714.2
2) Generally informed42327.6
3) A little informed43528.4
4) Not informed45729.8
Missing38
Total1532100.0
9) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): Presbyterians Today magazine? (Q3MAGAZI)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed32721.2
2) Generally informed42127.3
3) A little informed41426.9
4) Not informed37824.5
Missing30
Total1540100.0
10) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): racial-ethnic congregational development (supporting racial-ethnic congregations)? (Q3RACIAL)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed724.7
2) Generally informed35222.7
3) A little informed60639.1
4) Not informed51833.5
Missing22
Total1548100.0
11) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): We Believe curriculum? (Q3CURRIC)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed1217.9
2) Generally informed29018.8
3) A little informed45129.3
4) Not informed67744.0
Missing31
Total1539100.0
12) How well informed would you say you are about the following ministries of the PC(USA) General Assembly Mission Council (the GAMC, formerly known as the General Assembly Council or GAC): other (please specify)? (Q3OTHER)
 TOTAL%
1) Very informed2710.1
2) Generally informed249.0
3) A little informed3011.2
4) Not informed18769.8
Missing1302
Total268100.0
13) Is a school-age child part of your household? Yes, I am a school-age child. (Q4CHILD)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked156399.6
1) Checked70.4
Total1570100.0
14) Is a school-age child part of your household? Yes, I have at least one school-age child (including an adopted child, foster child or stepchild) and this child lives with me. (Q4HAVE)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked122478.0
1) Checked34622.0
Total1570100.0
15) Is a school-age child part of your household? Yes, at least one school-age child lives with me who is not my child (please specify the relationship). (Q4LIVES)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked155799.2
1) Checked130.8
Total1570100.0
16) Is a school-age child part of your household? No. (Q4NO)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked37523.9
1) Checked119576.1
Total1570100.0
17) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a public school (in your neighborhood or elsewhere) to which the public school district in your community has assigned you, your child or another child in your household? (Q5PUBLIC)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked129182.2
1) Checked27917.8
Total1570100.0
18) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a public magnet school that draws students from across the school district? (Q5MAGNET)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked154298.2
1) Checked281.8
Total1570100.0
19) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a charter school that is publicly funded but is not operated directly by the school district? (Q5FUNDED)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked156099.4
1) Checked100.6
Total1570100.0
20) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a private, religious school? (Q5PRIVAT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked153497.7
1) Checked362.3
Total1570100.0
21) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: in a private, non-religious school? (Q5NONREL)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked154898.6
1) Checked221.4
Total1570100.0
22) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: homeschooled? (Q5HOME)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked155799.2
1) Checked130.8
Total1570100.0
23) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: other type of school setting (please specify)? (Q5OTHER)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked156099.4
1) Checked100.6
Total1570100.0
24) In what type of setting is this child, or are these children, during the school day: not enrolled in school? (Q5NOTENR)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked156799.8
1) Checked30.2
Total1570100.0
25) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a public school (in your neighborhood or elsewhere) to which the public school district in your community assigned you? (Q6PUBLIC)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked875.5
1) Checked148394.5
Total1570100.0
26) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a public magnet school that drew students from across the school district? (Q6MAGNET)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked153197.5
1) Checked392.5
Total1570100.0
27) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a charter school that was publicly funded but not operated directly by the school district? (Q6FUNDED)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total15700.000.00
28) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a private, religious school? (Q6PRIVAT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked144792.2
1) Checked1237.8
Total1570100.0
29) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: in a private, non-religious school? (Q6NONREL)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked150295.7
1) Checked684.3
Total1570100.0
30) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: homeschooled? (Q6HOME)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked156299.5
1) Checked80.5
Total1570100.0
31) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: other type of school setting (please specify)? (Q6OTHER)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked153197.5
1) Checked392.5
Total1570100.0
32) In what type of setting(s) did you attend school between kindergarten and 12th grade: did not attend school? (Q6NOTATT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked156899.9
1) Checked20.1
Total1570100.0
33) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: children who attend schools with other children of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds will be better prepared to succeed in our globalizing society? (Q7DIVERS)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree83453.4
2) Somewhat agree58937.7
3) Somewhat disagree855.4
4) Strongly disagree251.6
5) No opinion/Don't know291.9
Missing8
Total1562100.0
34) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: children who attend schools with other children of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds will be better prepared to succeed in our globalizing society? (Q7SOCIOE)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree70645.2
2) Somewhat agree65942.2
3) Somewhat disagree1298.3
4) Strongly disagree281.8
5) No opinion/Don't know392.5
Missing9
Total1561100.0
35) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: having a range of types of public and private schools available is good for children and their families? (Q7RANGES)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree65141.9
2) Somewhat agree71045.7
3) Somewhat disagree1308.4
4) Strongly disagree110.7
5) No opinion/Don't know513.3
Missing17
Total1553100.0
36) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: parent and family involvement is a key to student success? (Q7INVOLV)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree146794.0
2) Somewhat agree815.2
3) Somewhat disagree80.5
4) Strongly disagree20.1
5) No opinion/Don't know30.2
Missing9
Total1561100.0
37) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: community involvement is a key to student success? (Q7COMMUN)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree85555.2
2) Somewhat agree62040.0
3) Somewhat disagree493.2
4) Strongly disagree60.4
5) No opinion/Don't know191.2
Missing21
Total1549100.0
38) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: public schools are flawed because of limits on what teachers and students can say about God and religion? (Q7LIMITS)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31019.9
2) Somewhat agree43427.9
3) Somewhat disagree36123.2
4) Strongly disagree41126.4
5) No opinion/Don't know412.6
Missing13
Total1557100.0
39) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: supporting the right of every child to have access to an affordable and high-quality public education should be a strong PC(USA) priority? (Q7ACCESS)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree84954.5
2) Somewhat agree45929.5
3) Somewhat disagree1489.5
4) Strongly disagree724.6
5) No opinion/Don't know291.9
Missing13
Total1557100.0
40) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: too much government money – U.S., state, and local government money –is spent on public schools in my community? (Q7SPENT)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree795.1
2) Somewhat agree1519.7
3) Somewhat disagree40125.8
4) Strongly disagree84054.0
5) No opinion/Don't know845.4
Missing15
Total1555100.0
41) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: giving students skills that will help them in the job market is a key responsibility of public schools? (Q7JOB)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree64741.6
2) Somewhat agree74347.7
3) Somewhat disagree1368.7
4) Strongly disagree211.3
5) No opinion/Don't know100.6
Missing13
Total1557100.0
42) How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements: giving students critical thinking skills is a key responsibility of public schools? (Q7SKILLS)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree122678.6
2) Somewhat agree30519.6
3) Somewhat disagree181.2
4) Strongly disagree30.2
5) No opinion/Don't know80.5
Missing10
Total1560100.0
43) How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with: the ability of the public schools in your community to teach students who come from diverse cultural backgrounds? (Q8BACKGR)
 TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied23014.8
2) Somewhat satisfied80851.8
3) Somewhat dissatisfied29418.9
4) Completely dissatisfied432.8
5) No opinion/Don't know18411.8
Missing11
Total1559100.0
44) How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with: the training of teachers in the public schools in your community in the fields in which they teach? (Q8FIELDS)
 TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied32120.6
2) Somewhat satisfied81152.2
3) Somewhat dissatisfied21313.7
4) Completely dissatisfied332.1
5) No opinion/Don't know17711.4
Missing15
Total1555100.0
45) How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with: the quality of education at public schools in your community in general? (Q8QUALTY)
 TOTAL%
1) Completely satisfied34922.4
2) Somewhat satisfied80251.5
3) Somewhat dissatisfied26216.8
4) Completely dissatisfied764.9
5) No opinion/Don't know674.3
Missing14
Total1556100.0
46) How much do you favor or oppose: requiring states to set minimum standardized test scores that students in various racial/ethnic, language, and ability groups must achieve if local public school districts are to retain control of schools in their districts (a provision of the No Child Left Behind law)? (Q9SCORES)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor26216.9
2) Somewhat favor53634.5
3) Somewhat oppose44628.7
4) Strongly oppose21714.0
5) No opinion/Don't know915.9
Missing18
Total1552100.0
47) How much do you favor or oppose: state or local governments providing parents who enroll their children in private schools with education tax credits or other financial support to help pay their children's tuition? (Q9)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor23415.1
2) Somewhat favor37124.0
3) Somewhat oppose43728.2
4) Strongly oppose43227.9
5) No opinion/Don't know734.7
Missing23
Total1547100.0
48) If you are a minister of the Word and Sacrament who does not pastor a PC(USA) congregation and does not worship regularly at a particular PC(USA) congregation, please check here and skip Q10. (Q10NOTPC)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked143691.5
1) Checked1348.5
Total1570100.0
49) Does your congregation: run or host an after-school program for students? (Q10PROGR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes29322.0
2) No101075.7
3) Don't know312.3
Missing236
Total1334100.0
50) Does your congregation: run or host a mentoring or tutoring program for students? (Q10TUTOR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes28921.7
2) No97973.6
3) Don't know624.7
Missing240
Total1330100.0
51) Does your congregation: run or host a preschool? (Q10PRSCH)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes56942.7
2) No74756.1
3) Don't know151.1
Missing239
Total1331100.0
52) Does your congregation: run or host a private school with some or all of kindergarten through 12th grade? (Q10PRIVT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes574.3
2) No125094.6
3) Don't know141.1
Missing249
Total1321100.0
53) Does your congregation: run or host a scouting program (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.)? (Q10SCOUT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes68551.6
2) No60345.4
3) Don't know392.9
Missing243
Total1327100.0
54) Does your congregation: work directly with one particular public school to provide volunteers or other resources to enhance the educational experience for children attending that school? (Q10VOLUN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes37027.9
2) No86865.4
3) Don't know906.8
Missing242
Total1328100.0
55) Does your congregation: carry out another activity that helps children in your community learn? (Q10LEARN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes44135.5
2) No60748.9
3) Don't know19315.6
Missing329
Total1241100.0
56) During the past 12 months have you: purchased a PPC book or resource? (Q11PPC)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes55835.9
2) No95861.6
3) Don't remember382.4
Missing16
Total1554100.0
57) During the past 12 months have you: used a PPC book or resource? (Q11USEPP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes86556.0
2) No62940.7
3) Don't remember523.4
Missing24
Total1546100.0
58) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Amazon's website (at www.amazon.com)? (Q12AMWEB)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely35724.2
2) Very likely33222.5
3) Somewhat likely29419.9
4) Not likely41928.4
5) No opinion/Don't know755.1
Missing93
Total1477100.0
59) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: a Barnes and Noble bookstore? (Q12BANDN)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely1208.3
2) Very likely25617.6
3) Somewhat likely37826.1
4) Not likely62342.9
5) No opinion/Don't know745.1
Missing119
Total1451100.0
60) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: a Borders bookstore? (Q12BORDR)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely604.2
2) Very likely16511.5
3) Somewhat likely32222.5
4) Not likely80156.0
5) No opinion/Don't know835.8
Missing139
Total1431100.0
61) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Cokesbury bookstore? (Q12COKES)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely1419.8
2) Very likely16611.5
3) Somewhat likely23916.5
4) Not likely79154.7
5) No opinion/Don't know1087.5
Missing125
Total1445100.0
62) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Cokesbury by phone? (Q12PHONE)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely1107.6
2) Very likely1379.5
3) Somewhat likely22615.7
4) Not likely85859.5
5) No opinion/Don't know1117.7
Missing128
Total1442100.0
63) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Cokesbury website (at www.cokesbury.com)? (Q12WEBST)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely1409.9
2) Very likely17412.3
3) Somewhat likely28420.0
4) Not likely71450.3
5) No opinion/- Don't know1077.5
Missing151
Total1419100.0
64) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Presbyterian Distribution Service by phone? (Q12PDSPH)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely1218.4
2) Very likely16711.6
3) Somewhat likely27018.8
4) Not likely76853.3
5) No opinion /-Don't know1147.9
Missing130
Total1440100.0
65) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Presbyterian Marketplace website (at www.pcusa.org/marketplace)? (Q12PMWEB)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely1107.8
2) Very likely15410.9
3) Somewhat likely26718.8
4) Not likely75753.4
5) No opinion/- Don't know1309.2
Missing152
Total1418100.0
66) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it: at an event, such as the General Assembly meeting or the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators meeting? (Q12EVENT)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely745.1
2) Very likely1379.5
3) Somewhat likely25317.5
4) Not likely87360.3
5) No opinion/-Don't know1107.6
Missing123
Total1447100.0
67) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Presbyterian Publishing Corporation by phone (if such an option existed)? (Q12CORP)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely735.1
2) Very likely1409.8
3) Somewhat likely23016.0
4) Not likely85559.6
5) No opinion/Don't know1379.5
Missing135
Total1435100.0
68) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: Presbyterian Publishing Corporation Web site (at www.ppcbooks.com) (if such an option existed)? (Q12PBCPH)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely1389.6
2) Very likely23716.5
3) Somewhat likely29220.3
4) Not likely64845.0
5) No opinion/Don't know1248.6
Missing131
Total1439100.0
69) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, how likely would you be to buy it through: other (please specify)? (Q12OTHER)
 TOTAL%
1) Extremely likely5214.4
2) Very likely277.5
3) Somewhat likely164.4
4) Not likely11230.9
5) No opinion/ Don't know15542.8
Missing1208
Total362100.0
70) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, to what extent would your decision about the source from which you would purchase the item be based on each of the factors listed below: best price? (Q13PRICE)
 TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent60340.1
2) To a great extent42428.2
3) To some extent34823.1
4) Not at all805.3
5) Not sure493.3
Missing66
Total1504100.0
71) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, to what extent would your decision about the source from which you would purchase the item be based on each of the factors listed below: best service? (Q13SERVE)
 TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent26618.1
2) To a great extent54036.7
3) To some extent52835.9
4) Not at all785.3
5) Not sure583.9
Missing100
Total1470100.0
72) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, to what extent would your decision about the source from which you would purchase the item be based on each of the factors listed below: most convenient location or source? (Q13CONVE)
 TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent60139.9
2) To a great extent53435.4
3) To some extent24316.1
4) Not at all755.0
5) Not sure543.6
Missing63
Total1507100.0
73) If you wanted to purchase an individual PPC book or resource in the next 12 months, to what extent would your decision about the source from which you would purchase the item be based on each of the factors listed below: other (please specify)? (Q13OTHER)
 TOTAL%
1) To a very great extent6624.5
2) To a great extent197.1
3) To some extent124.5
4) Not at all3312.3
5) Not sure13951.7
Missing1301
Total269100.0
74) Code survey number (CODE)
75) Survey form (SURVEY)
 TOTAL%
1) Paper96361.3
2) Web60738.7
Total1570100.0
76) Sample (SAMPLE)
 TOTAL%
1) Members33821.5
2) Elders51432.7
3) Clergy71845.7
Total1570100.0

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