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

All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).

1) Panel ID: Please enter your panel ID (PANELID)
2) Web or paper (SURVEY)
 TOTAL%
1) Web63265.0
2) Paper34135.0
Total973100.0
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) Unchecked919.4
1) Checked88090.6
Missing2
Total971100.0
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) Unchecked50451.9
1) Checked46748.1
Missing2
Total971100.0
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) Unchecked62964.8
1) Checked34235.2
Missing2
Total971100.0
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) Unchecked82785.2
1) Checked14414.8
Missing2
Total971100.0
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) Unchecked88891.5
1) Checked838.5
Missing2
Total971100.0
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) Unchecked95398.1
1) Checked181.9
Missing2
Total971100.0
9) Have you ever been asked to serve in a leadership role in the church and turned it down? (TURNDOWN)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes62865.0
2) No, I've never been asked to serve in a leadership role in the church111.1
3) No, I've always said yes to serve in a leadership role in the church31132.2
4) I don't know161.7
Missing7
Total966100.0
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) Unchecked51688.1
1) Checked7011.9
Missing387
Total586100.0
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) Unchecked51387.5
1) Checked7312.5
Missing387
Total586100.0
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) Unchecked29249.8
1) Checked29450.2
Missing387
Total586100.0
13) If yes to TURNDOWN, why did you turn down the leadership role(s)? (Select all that apply.): Other (specify) (WHYNOT4)
 TOTAL%
0) Unchecked21937.4
1) Checked36762.6
Missing387
Total586100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8458.3228.83
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8442.967.12
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total9067.5214.33
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8734.6110.91
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
Total79320.9138.13
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 disagree44246.6
2) 210511.1
3) 3464.8
4) Neither agree nor disagree23725.0
5) 5475.0
6) 6384.0
7) Completely agree343.6
Missing24
Total949100.0
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 disagree19220.4
2) 2919.7
3) 3505.3
4) Neither agree nor disagree24125.6
5) 516918.0
6) 610010.6
7) Completely agree9810.4
Missing32
Total941100.0
21) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?: Men should sacrifice to provide for women. (SEXISM3)
 TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree21022.3
2) 2929.8
3) 3545.7
4) Neither agree nor disagree29130.9
5) 513814.6
6) 6768.1
7) Completely agree818.6
Missing31
Total942100.0
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 disagree13214.0
2) 211211.8
3) 312212.9
4) Neither agree nor disagree30131.8
5) 5869.1
6) 6828.7
7) Completely agree11111.7
Missing27
Total946100.0
23) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?: Women have a superior moral sensibility. (SEXISM5)
 TOTAL%
1) Completely disagree31933.7
2) 215216.1
3) 3818.6
4) Neither agree nor disagree29130.7
5) 5626.5
6) 6252.6
7) Completely agree171.8
Missing26
Total947100.0
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 disagree40042.3
2) 216817.8
3) 3707.4
4) Neither agree nor disagree24125.5
5) 5444.7
6) 6111.2
7) Completely agree121.3
Missing27
Total946100.0
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 disagree33235.1
2) 215015.9
3) 3707.4
4) Neither agree nor disagree26528.0
5) 5848.9
6) 6303.2
7) Completely agree141.5
Missing28
Total945100.0
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 women626.6
2) 2778.1
3) 316817.8
4) No difference60564.0
5) 5222.3
6) 680.8
7) Greater strength of men40.4
Missing27
Total946100.0
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 women232.4
2) 2252.6
3) 3606.3
4) No difference74178.2
5) 5747.8
6) 6161.7
7) Greater strength of men80.8
Missing26
Total947100.0
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 women596.2
2) 214014.8
3) 327429.0
4) No difference45948.5
5) 591.0
6) 630.3
7) Greater strength of men20.2
Missing27
Total946100.0
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 women252.7
2) 2768.1
3) 322323.6
4) No difference60263.8
5) 5141.5
6) 610.1
7) Greater strength of men20.2
Missing30
Total943100.0
30) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Competent (STRENGTH5)
 TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women50.5
2) 2202.1
3) 3212.2
4) No difference88493.2
5) 5111.2
6) 650.5
7) Greater strength of men20.2
Missing25
Total948100.0
31) Do you think the following traits are generally a greater strength of women or of men?: Confident (STRENGTH6)
 TOTAL%
1) Greater strength of women20.2
2) 280.8
3) 3121.3
4) No difference62866.5
5) 521522.8
6) 6697.3
7) Greater strength of men101.1
Missing29
Total944100.0
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 women111.2
2) 2293.1
3) 313714.5
4) No difference73077.4
5) 5283.0
6) 660.6
7) Greater strength of men20.2
Missing30
Total943100.0
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 women121.3
2) 2343.6
3) 311512.2
4) No difference77782.1
5) 580.8
Missing27
Total946100.0
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 women91.0
2) 2151.6
3) 3555.8
4) No difference82287.0
5) 5323.4
6) 691.0
7) Greater strength of men30.3
Missing28
Total945100.0
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 disagree45347.4
2) 229631.0
3) 312413.0
4) Neither agree nor disagree212.2
5) 5353.7
6) 6141.5
7) Completely agree121.3
Missing18
Total955100.0
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 disagree30031.5
2) 228029.4
3) 321522.6
4) Neither agree nor disagree535.6
5) 5495.1
6) 6313.3
7) Completely agree252.6
Missing20
Total953100.0
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 disagree535.6
2) 2879.1
3) 313113.8
4) Neither agree nor disagree16817.7
5) 515516.3
6) 617418.3
7) Completely agree18319.2
Missing22
Total951100.0
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 disagree424.4
2) 2495.1
3) 3616.4
4) Neither agree nor disagree12312.9
5) 520121.0
6) 618319.2
7) Completely agree29631.0
Missing18
Total955100.0
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) Unchecked94699.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing24
Total949100.0
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) Unchecked93898.8
1) Checked111.2
Missing24
Total949100.0
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) Unchecked90194.9
1) Checked485.1
Missing24
Total949100.0
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) Unchecked475.0
1) Checked90295.0
Missing24
Total949100.0
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) Unchecked63266.6
1) Checked31733.4
Missing24
Total949100.0
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) Unchecked86290.8
1) Checked879.2
Missing24
Total949100.0
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) Unchecked92797.7
1) Checked222.3
Missing24
Total949100.0
46) Which of the following statements represent your beliefs about women as pastors? (Select all that apply.) Other statement (please specify) (FEMPASTOR8)
 TOTAL%
0) Unchecked84088.5
1) Checked10911.5
Missing24
Total949100.0
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 women50.5
2) 250.5
3) 3121.3
4) Equal chances for both848.9
5) 515115.9
6) 624826.1
7) Better chance for men43045.3
8) Don't know141.5
Missing24
Total949100.0
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 women505.3
2) 2687.2
3) 311512.1
4) Equal chances for both49852.6
5) 513113.8
6) 6343.6
7) Better chance for men343.6
8) Don't know171.8
Missing26
Total947100.0
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 Christian educator (GETJOB3)
 TOTAL%
1) Better chance for women10210.7
2) 212012.6
3) 321022.1
4) Equal chances for both41343.5
5) 5596.2
6) 6101.1
7) Better chance for men151.6
8) Don't know202.1
Missing24
Total949100.0
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 women101.1
2) 2192.0
3) 3414.3
4) Equal chances for both64968.2
5) 515616.4
6) 6454.7
7) Better chance for men242.5
8) Don't know70.7
Missing22
Total951100.0
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 women727.6
2) 215316.1
3) 325026.3
4) Equal chances for both42044.2
5) 5272.8
6) 660.6
7) Better chance for men80.8
8) Don't know141.5
Missing23
Total950100.0
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 women30.3
2) 230.3
3) 350.5
4) Equal chances for both28329.9
5) 531233.0
6) 617418.4
7) Better chance for men12613.3
8) Don't know404.2
Missing27
Total946100.0
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 women17318.2
2) 223024.2
3) 324125.4
4) Equal chances for both28329.8
5) 530.3
6) 610.1
7) Better chance for men70.7
8) Don't know121.3
Missing23
Total950100.0
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 women10211.1
2) 220422.2
3) 333236.2
4) 412313.4
5) 5748.1
6) 6515.6
7) Not at all harder for women313.4
Missing56
Total917100.0
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 differently869.3
2) 216417.8
3) 329331.7
4) 416618.0
5) 59210.0
6) 6889.5
7) Treated exactly the same343.7
Missing50
Total923100.0
56) Do you think people in leadership positions in the PC(USA) should be treated differently based on their gender? (SHOULDTREAT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes30.3
2) No81085.5
3) Sometimes/It depends12613.3
4) I don't know80.8
Missing26
Total947100.0
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) Unchecked67070.5
1) Checked28129.5
Missing22
Total951100.0
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) Unchecked80684.8
1) Checked14515.2
Missing22
Total951100.0
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) Unchecked62465.6
1) Checked32734.4
Missing22
Total951100.0
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) Unchecked49652.2
1) Checked45547.8
Missing22
Total951100.0
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) Unchecked89894.4
1) Checked535.6
Missing22
Total951100.0
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) Yes32634.2
2) No52555.1
3) I don't know9610.1
4) Not applicable50.5
Missing21
Total952100.0
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) Yes18819.8
2) No56759.7
3) I don't know14315.1
4) Not applicable525.5
Missing23
Total950100.0
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 all18520.2
2) 215316.7
3) 312113.2
4) 412113.2
5) 517419.0
6) 610711.7
7) A great deal475.1
8) Not applicable80.9
Missing57
Total916100.0
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 all19120.8
2) 221223.1
3) 312613.7
4) 410010.9
5) 514515.8
6) 69410.3
7) A great deal414.5
8) Not applicable80.9
Missing56
Total917100.0
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 all19020.7
2) 220021.8
3) 313214.4
4) 411012.0
5) 515116.4
6) 69510.3
7) A great deal363.9
8) Not applicable40.4
Missing55
Total918100.0
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 all51556.0
2) 29710.5
3) 3444.8
4) 4667.2
5) 5768.3
6) 6596.4
7) A great deal374.0
8) Not applicable262.8
Missing53
Total920100.0
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 all27329.9
2) 214916.3
3) 3697.5
4) 4899.7
5) 515617.1
6) 610211.2
7) A great deal647.0
8) Not applicable121.3
Missing59
Total914100.0
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 all15917.3
2) 2808.7
3) 39210.0
4) 411012.0
5) 518320.0
6) 615116.5
7) A great deal13214.4
8) Not applicable101.1
Missing56
Total917100.0
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 all10111.0
2) 29710.5
3) 39410.2
4) 413214.3
5) 516517.9
6) 616517.9
7) A great deal14515.8
8) Not applicable212.3
Missing53
Total920100.0
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 all16017.5
2) 219020.8
3) 311012.0
4) 413715.0
5) 515016.4
6) 69610.5
7) A great deal636.9
8) Not applicable80.9
Missing59
Total914100.0
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 all14916.4
2) 214215.6
3) 39610.6
4) 411312.4
5) 513214.5
6) 615216.7
7) A great deal11512.7
8) Not applicable101.1
Missing64
Total909100.0
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 all411.1
5) 512.8
6) 625.6
7) A great deal719.4
8) Not applicable2261.1
Missing937
Total36100.0
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, definitely15316.8
2) Yes, somewhat12814.1
3) For some issues but not others24527.0
4) No, not really27330.0
5) Definitely not778.5
6) I don't know333.6
Missing64
Total909100.0
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 fit30.7
2) 2143.1
3) 3357.7
4) 47416.2
5) 512527.4
6) 614231.1
7) Excellent fit6414.0
Missing516
Total457100.0
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 uncomfortable224.6
2) 220.4
3) 320.4
4) 481.7
5) 5142.9
6) 6398.1
7) Very comfortable39682.0
Missing490
Total483100.0
77) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Administrative tasks (NICOLE2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable173.5
2) 2336.9
3) 35711.9
4) 45912.3
5) 57916.4
6) 67415.4
7) Very comfortable16233.7
Missing492
Total481100.0
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 uncomfortable173.5
2) 230.6
3) 371.5
4) 4265.4
5) 5387.9
6) 66212.9
7) Very comfortable32768.1
Missing493
Total480100.0
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 uncomfortable183.7
2) 220.4
3) 310.2
4) 4112.3
5) 5224.6
6) 65110.6
7) Very comfortable37678.2
Missing492
Total481100.0
80) How comfortable would you be with Nicole performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Performing baptisms (NICOLE5)
 TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable204.1
2) 210.2
3) 310.2
4) 4122.5
5) 5153.1
6) 6469.5
7) Very comfortable38780.3
Missing491
Total482100.0
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 uncomfortable173.5
2) 210.2
3) 310.2
4) 491.9
5) 5153.1
6) 6387.9
7) Very comfortable40083.2
Missing492
Total481100.0
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 uncomfortable173.5
2) 230.6
3) 340.8
4) 4142.9
5) 5204.1
6) 64810.0
7) Very comfortable37678.0
Missing491
Total482100.0
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 uncomfortable193.9
2) 210.2
3) 340.8
4) 4102.1
5) 5132.7
6) 6469.5
7) Very comfortable38980.7
Missing491
Total482100.0
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 uncomfortable193.9
3) 310.2
4) 4142.9
5) 5193.9
6) 64910.2
7) Very comfortable38078.8
Missing491
Total482100.0
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 uncomfortable153.1
2) 230.6
3) 330.6
4) 4153.1
5) 5316.5
6) 65812.1
7) Very comfortable35574.0
Missing493
Total480100.0
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 fit30.7
2) 2307.0
3) 35312.4
4) 414333.5
5) 510624.8
6) 67718.0
7) Excellent fit153.5
Missing546
Total427100.0
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 uncomfortable92.0
2) 261.3
3) 320.4
4) 4419.2
5) 5337.4
6) 67717.2
7) Very comfortable28062.5
Missing525
Total448100.0
88) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Administrative tasks (DAVID2)
 TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable388.5
2) 26815.2
3) 37316.3
4) 48919.9
5) 57917.6
6) 64710.5
7) Very comfortable5412.1
Missing525
Total448100.0
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 uncomfortable102.2
2) 2163.6
3) 3286.3
4) 49320.8
5) 56614.7
6) 68819.6
7) Very comfortable14732.8
Missing525
Total448100.0
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 uncomfortable61.3
2) 261.3
3) 3112.5
4) 45311.8
5) 54910.9
6) 69721.7
7) Very comfortable22650.4
Missing525
Total448100.0
91) How comfortable would you be with David performing each of these activities for you or your congregation? Performing baptisms (DAVID5)
 TOTAL%
1) Very uncomfortable81.8
2) 251.1
3) 330.7
4) 44510.0
5) 54610.3
6) 68519.0
7) Very comfortable25657.1
Missing525
Total448100.0
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 uncomfortable81.8
2) 271.6
3) 351.1
4) 44710.5
5) 5327.2
6) 69721.7
7) Very comfortable25156.2
Missing526
Total447100.0
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 uncomfortable92.0
2) 2112.4
3) 361.3
4) 47015.6
5) 55812.9
6) 68919.8
7) Very comfortable20645.9
Missing524
Total449100.0
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 uncomfortable92.0
2) 292.0
3) 3143.1
4) 44610.2
5) 54510.0
6) 611325.2
7) Very comfortable21347.4
Missing524
Total449100.0
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 uncomfortable81.8
2) 2122.7
3) 3143.1
4) 46614.8
5) 54510.1
6) 69320.8
7) Very comfortable20946.8
Missing526
Total447100.0
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 uncomfortable92.0
2) 2102.2
3) 3132.9
4) 47216.1
5) 55913.2
6) 69721.7
7) Very comfortable18842.0
Missing525
Total448100.0
97) LEADSTATUS (LEADSTAT)
 TOTAL%
0) Member20.2
1) Ruling elder40.5
3) Pastor55969.1
4) Specialized minister24430.2
Missing164
Total809100.0
98) MINISTER (MINISTER)
 TOTAL%
1) Minister973100.0
Total973100.0
99) VOLUNTEER (VOLUNTER)
 TOTAL%
0) No56569.8
1) Yes24430.2
Missing164
Total809100.0
100) Over the past year, how often have you led or attended Sunday worship? (Select one.) (WORSHIP)
 TOTAL%
1) Every week68184.7
2) 2-3 times a month648.0
3) About once a month273.4
4) Occasionally or only for holidays/special occasions253.1
5) Never (Skip to CHILDFAITH)70.9
Missing169
Total804100.0
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) Baptist607.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)60.7
3) Episcopal121.5
4) Lutheran212.6
5) Methodist475.8
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA51263.4
7) Other Presbyterian111.4
8) Reformed121.5
9) Roman Catholic222.7
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregationalist)111.4
11) Independent or non-denominational172.1
12) Other Christian (specify)394.8
13) Other non-Christian (specify)40.5
14) None344.2
Missing165
Total808100.0
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
Total80110.2712.78
105) Which one of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THEOLOGY)
 TOTAL%
1) Very conservative273.4
2) Conservative14217.7
3) Moderate26132.5
4) Liberal26432.9
5) Very liberal10813.5
Missing171
Total802100.0
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) Yes53066.1
2) Yes, as long as the ceremony takes place away from PC(USA) church property and facilities162.0
3) No19924.8
4) Not sure577.1
Missing171
Total802100.0
107) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. There is a life beyond death. (LIFEBEYOND)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree70.9
2) 2111.4
3) 320.3
4) 4243.0
5) 5445.5
6) 610813.5
7) Strongly agree60475.5
Missing173
Total800100.0
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 disagree293.7
2) 2303.8
3) 3273.4
4) 49111.6
5) 58010.2
6) 610513.4
7) Strongly agree42453.9
Missing187
Total786100.0
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 disagree18725.1
2) 224132.4
3) 310814.5
4) 48611.6
5) 5395.2
6) 6445.9
7) Strongly agree395.2
Missing229
Total744100.0
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 disagree21128.5
2) 216121.7
3) 310113.6
4) 410113.6
5) 5699.3
6) 6527.0
7) Strongly agree466.2
Missing232
Total741100.0
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 disagree22931.5
2) 210514.4
3) 3618.4
4) 48511.7
5) 5395.4
6) 67810.7
7) Strongly agree13017.9
Missing246
Total727100.0
112) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (READBIBLE)
 TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily35544.2
2) Several times a week27033.6
3) Weekly8710.8
4) Several times a month526.5
5) Once a month151.9
6) Less than once a month192.4
7) Never50.6
Missing170
Total803100.0
113) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Prayed privately (PRAY)
 TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily63278.6
2) Several times a week11814.7
3) Weekly273.4
4) Several times a month162.0
5) Once a month20.2
6) Less than once a month81.0
7) Never10.1
Missing169
Total804100.0
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 daily202.5
2) Several times a week759.5
3) Weekly31139.3
4) Several times a month10212.9
5) Once a month8610.9
6) Less than once a month13216.7
7) Never668.3
Missing181
Total792100.0
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 daily14718.5
2) Several times a week15519.5
3) Weekly14818.7
4) Several times a month12115.3
5) Once a month556.9
6) Less than once a month11614.6
7) Never516.4
Missing180
Total793100.0
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 daily23129.1
2) Several times a week22228.0
3) Weekly12215.4
4) Several times a month10813.6
5) Once a month506.3
6) Less than once a month465.8
7) Never141.8
Missing180
Total793100.0
117) 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 daily27534.5
2) Several times a week22928.7
3) Weekly9612.0
4) Several times a month739.1
5) Once a month324.0
6) Less than once a month567.0
7) Never374.6
Missing175
Total798100.0
118) Over the past year, approximately how often have you engaged in the following activities? Said grace before meals (SAIDGRACE)
 TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily53666.7
2) Several times a week13516.8
3) Weekly303.7
4) Several times a month506.2
5) Once a month151.9
6) Less than once a month273.4
7) Never101.2
Missing170
Total803100.0
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 daily30.4
2) Several times a week50.6
3) Weekly91.1
4) Several times a month243.0
5) Once a month10212.7
6) Less than once a month17722.1
7) Never48160.0
Missing172
Total801100.0
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.151.9
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.31239.1
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings18923.7
4) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted with the help of the Holy Spirit.27734.7
5) The Bible is not the word of God.50.6
Missing175
Total798100.0
121) How important is being part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to you? (BELONGPCUSA)
 TOTAL%
1) Very important41851.9
2) Important26532.9
3) Slightly important759.3
4) Not important334.1
5) Not sure141.7
Missing168
Total805100.0
122) Which of the following best describes your gender? (GENDER)
 TOTAL%
1) Female39340.7
2) Male57259.2
3) Other (specify)10.1
Missing7
Total966100.0
123) What is your citizenship history? (CITIZEN)
 TOTAL%
1) I was born a United States citizen78197.3
2) I was not born a United States citizen but I am a citizen now172.1
3) I am not a United States citizen but I am working towards becoming one20.2
4) I am not a United States citizen and don't plan to become one30.4
Missing170
Total803100.0
124) What is your current age? ____years old (AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total80155.4311.22
125) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (HISPANIC)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79297.9
1) Checked172.1
Missing164
Total809100.0
126) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) White (WHITE)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked698.5
1) Checked74091.5
Missing164
Total809100.0
127) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Black or African American (BLACK)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79097.7
1) Checked192.3
Missing164
Total809100.0
128) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) African immigrant (AFRICANIMM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8090.000.00
129) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Korean (KOREAN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked80098.9
1) Checked91.1
Missing164
Total809100.0
130) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Asian but not Korean (ASIAN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79398.0
1) Checked162.0
Missing164
Total809100.0
131) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Native American (NATIVEAM)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79898.6
1) Checked111.4
Missing164
Total809100.0
132) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Middle Eastern (MIDEASTERN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked80799.8
1) Checked20.2
Missing164
Total809100.0
133) What is your race and/or ethnicity? (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (OTHERRACE)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked78997.5
1) Checked202.5
Missing164
Total809100.0
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) Democrat42052.7
2) Independent15018.8
3) Republican11314.2
4) Other (specify)101.3
5) I don't identify with a political party10413.0
Missing176
Total797100.0
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 less111.4
2) $20,001-$40,000425.3
3) $40,001-$65,00018623.5
4) $65,001-$105,00032541.1
5) $105,001-$195,00019124.2
6) $195,001 or more354.4
Missing183
Total790100.0
138) Did you or any other household family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes58773.0
2) No21326.5
3) Don't know40.5
Missing169
Total804100.0
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)
 TOTAL%
1) No506.3
2) Yes74593.7
Missing178
Total795100.0
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
Total6685,088.467,042.23
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) No50563.5
2) Yes29036.5
Missing178
Total795100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total2491,710.595,136.08
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) No21827.4
2) Yes57772.6
Missing178
Total795100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total508365.19557.92
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) No46959.0
2) Yes32641.0
Missing178
Total795100.0
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)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total280477.901,089.28
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) No34643.5
2) Yes44956.5
Missing178
Total795100.0
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
Total3811,567.513,673.08
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) No18122.8
2) Yes61477.2
Missing178
Total795100.0
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
Total5341,237.313,952.62
151) What is your current relationship status? (Fill in only one circle.) (RELATIONSHIP)
 TOTAL%
1) Single637.9
2) Married66583.0
3) Living in a committed relationship30.4
4) Divorced556.9
5) Widowed121.5
6) Other (specify)30.4
Missing172
Total801100.0
152) What is your current relationship status? Other (specify) (RELATIONSHIPTEXT) (RELATIONSHIPTEXT)
153) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).) ____Number of children living with me (KIDSWITHR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8040.651.01
154) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).) ____Number of children living elsewhere (KIDSELSER)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8041.261.42
155) How many children and/or dependents do you have? (If none, write 0 (zero).) ____Number of dependents that are NOT my children (DEPENDNT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total8040.050.24
156) About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? ____hrs (HRSWRKR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total60345.6112.13
157) Type of survey completed (TSURVEY)
 TOTAL%
0) Paper33541.7
1) Web sample24830.9
3) Web volunteer22027.4
Missing170
Total803100.0
158) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) BD (TQ1A)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked77596.5
1) Checked283.5
Missing170
Total803100.0
159) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MDiv (TQ1B)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked729.0
1) Checked73191.0
Missing170
Total803100.0
160) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) ThM (TQ1C)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked75493.9
1) Checked496.1
Missing170
Total803100.0
161) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MA (TQ1D)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked75293.6
1) Checked516.4
Missing170
Total803100.0
162) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) MATS (TQ1E)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79498.9
1) Checked91.1
Missing170
Total803100.0
163) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) DMin (TQ1F)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked61076.0
1) Checked19324.0
Missing170
Total803100.0
164) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) DD (TQ1G)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79599.0
1) Checked81.0
Missing170
Total803100.0
165) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) PhD (TQ1H)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked75994.5
1) Checked445.5
Missing170
Total803100.0
166) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? (Select all that apply.) Other (specify) (TQ1I)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79098.4
1) Checked131.6
Missing170
Total803100.0
167) Which seminary degrees do you currently have? Other (specify) (TQ1TEXT)
168) In what year were you ordained as a teaching elder? ____(yyyy) (TQ2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total7961,993.2413.04
169) In what year were you ordained as a teaching elder? (TQ2R)
 TOTAL%
1) 1959 or earlier60.8
2) 1960-1969121.5
3) 1970-197911614.6
4) 1980-198920726.0
5) 1990-199916320.5
6) 2000-200917722.2
7) 2010 to present11514.4
Missing177
Total796100.0
170) In what denomination were you ordained? (TQ3)
 TOTAL%
1) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations77897.0
2) Other (specify)243.0
Missing171
Total802100.0
171) In what denomination were you ordained? Other (specify) (TQ3TEXT)
172) Before entering seminary, were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (TQ4)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes32841.1
2) No47158.9
Missing174
Total799100.0
173) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Pastoral leader of a congregation (TQ5A)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked21426.7
1) Checked58973.3
Missing170
Total803100.0
174) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) A non-pastoral position in a congregation (TQ5B)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked78998.3
1) Checked141.7
Missing170
Total803100.0
175) 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 checked78097.1
1) Checked232.9
Missing170
Total803100.0
176) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Faculty or staff at another educational institution (TQ5D)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked78898.1
1) Checked151.9
Missing170
Total803100.0
177) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Chaplain in the military (TQ5E)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79498.9
1) Checked91.1
Missing170
Total803100.0
178) 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 checked76395.0
1) Checked405.0
Missing170
Total803100.0
179) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other chaplain (specify) (TQ5G)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79298.6
1) Checked111.4
Missing170
Total803100.0
180) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) PC(USA) national, synod, or presbytery staff (TQ5H)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked75794.3
1) Checked465.7
Missing170
Total803100.0
181) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (TQ5I)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79599.0
1) Checked81.0
Missing170
Total803100.0
182) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Professional pastoral counselor (TQ5J)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked79699.1
1) Checked70.9
Missing170
Total803100.0
183) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Other employment with a religious organization (specify) (TQ5K)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked77296.1
1) Checked313.9
Missing170
Total803100.0
184) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) All other (including secular) employment (specify) (TQ5L)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked75694.1
1) Checked475.9
Missing170
Total803100.0
185) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Unemployed (TQ5M)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked78597.8
1) Checked182.2
Missing170
Total803100.0
186) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? (Select all that apply.) Retired (TQ5N)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked74192.3
1) Checked627.7
Missing170
Total803100.0
187) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? Other chaplain (specify) (TQ5GTEXT)
188) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? Other employment with a religious organization (specify) (TQ5KTEXT)
189) Which category(-ies) below describes your current employment? All other (including secular) employment (specify) (TQ5LTEXT)
190) About how many hours per week do you work in total paid employment? (TQ6R2)
 TOTAL%
1) 9 hours or fewer10.2
2) 10-19 hours142.3
3) 20-39 hours8013.3
4) 40-49 hours21936.5
5) 50-59 hours18931.5
6) 60 hours or more9716.2
Missing373
Total600100.0
191) 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) One54293.9
2) Two or more356.1
Missing396
Total577100.0
192) 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.) a. ____PAID hours per week (TQ8A)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total57142.2912.65
193) 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.) a. ____PAID hours per week (TQ8AR)
 TOTAL%
1) 9 hours and fewer71.2
2) 10-19 hours193.3
3) 20-39 hours9015.8
4) 40-49 hours25144.0
5) 50-59 hours14825.9
6) 60 hours or more569.8
Missing402
Total571100.0
194) 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.) b. ____UNPAID hours per week (TQ8B)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5715.719.77
195) 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.) b. ____UNPAID hours per week (TQ8BR)
 TOTAL%
1) 0 hours35562.2
2) 1-4 hours101.8
3) 5-9 hours386.7
4) 10-14 hours7112.4
5) 15-19 hours295.1
6) 20-29 hours488.4
7) 30 hours or more203.5
Missing402
Total571100.0
196) 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.) (TQ8TOTAL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total57048.0913.79
197) 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 checked40350.2
1) Checked40049.8
Missing170
Total803100.0
198) 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 checked73291.2
1) Checked718.8
Missing170
Total803100.0
199) 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 checked79098.4
1) Checked131.6
Missing170
Total803100.0
200) 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 checked78397.5
1) Checked202.5
Missing170
Total803100.0
201) 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 checked75493.9
1) Checked496.1
Missing170
Total803100.0
202) 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 checked76094.6
1) Checked435.4
Missing170
Total803100.0
203) 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 checked79699.1
1) Checked70.9
Missing170
Total803100.0
204) 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 checked79198.5
1) Checked121.5
Missing170
Total803100.0
205) 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 checked79198.5
1) Checked121.5
Missing170
Total803100.0
206) If not currently a pastor, skip to TQ10. What pastoral position(s) do you currently occupy in a congregation? Other (specify) (TQ9TEXT)
207) Is the congregation or other organization where you are employed affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (TQ10)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes65285.9
2) No9412.4
3) I am employed with 2 or more congregations or organizations and at least one of them is affiliated with the PC(USA) and at least one is not131.7
Missing214
Total759100.0
208) Have you worshiped at a PC(USA) congregation a majority of these times? (TQ11A)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes71892.3
2) No607.7
Missing195
Total778100.0
209) 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 daily151.9
2) Several times a week101.3
3) Weekly8710.9
4) Several times a month9912.4
5) Once a month26232.9
6) Less than once a month21727.2
7) Never10713.4
Missing176
Total797100.0
210) Which of the following best describes your gender? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
 TOTAL%
1) Female39340.7
2) Male57259.3
Missing8
Total965100.0
211) What is your current age? ____years old (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
 TOTAL%
1) 25-34516.4
2) 35-4410112.6
3) 45-5413717.1
4) 55-6436946.1
5) 65+14317.9
Missing172
Total801100.0

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