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Presbyterian Panel Survey, February 1997 - Spirituality and Health, Clergy - Codebook

All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).

1) Respondent identification number (NEWCODE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total142530,897.81532.28
2) How often do you pray? (OFTPRAY)
 TOTAL%
1) Two or more times a day101472.1
2) Once a day23917.0
3) Two or more times a week (but less than daily)1399.9
4) Once a week70.5
5) Less than once a week70.5
Missing19
Total1406100.0
3) When you pray are you likely to read from a book of prayers? (LKLYREAD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes44933.0
2) No91067.0
Missing66
Total1359100.0
4) When you pray are you likely to recite prayers you have memorized? (LKLYMEM)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes42031.5
2) No91368.5
Missing92
Total1333100.0
5) When you pray are you likely to ask God for material things you need? (LKLYMTRL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes51438.4
2) No82361.6
Missing88
Total1337100.0
6) When you pray are you likely to talk with God in your own words? (LKLYWRDS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes140299.3
2) No100.7
Missing13
Total1412100.0
7) When you pray are you likely to ask God to forgive your sins? (LKLYFRGV)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes128292.0
2) No1128.0
Missing31
Total1394100.0
8) When you pray are you likely to ask God to provide guidance in making decisions? (LKLYGDNC)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes138698.3
2) No241.7
Missing15
Total1410100.0
9) When you pray are you likely to ask God for healing for yourself? (LKLYSELF)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes105476.7
2) No32123.3
Missing50
Total1375100.0
10) When you pray are you likely to ask God for healing for others? (LKLYOTHR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes136497.0
2) No423.0
Missing19
Total1406100.0
11) When you pray are you likely to thank God for blessings? (LKLYBLES)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes139798.9
2) No161.1
Missing12
Total1413100.0
12) When you pray are you likely to spend time quietly thinking about God? (LKLYTHNK)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes121586.5
2) No18913.5
Missing21
Total1404100.0
13) When you pray are you likely to spend time just 'feeling' the presence of God? (LKLYFEEL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes102574.3
2) No35525.7
Missing45
Total1380100.0
14) How satisfied are you with your prayer life? (SATISLIF)
 TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied16011.3
2) Satisfied63444.7
3) Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied39027.5
4) Dissatisfied22115.6
5) Very dissatisfied141.0
Missing6
Total1419100.0
15) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity?- read the Bible privately (FREQPRIV)
 TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily58441.4
2) Several times a week48734.5
3) Weekly18813.3
4) Several times a month795.6
5) Once a month302.1
6) Several times a year352.5
7) Once a year or less50.4
8) Never40.3
Missing13
Total1412100.0
16) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity?- read the Bible with family or friends (FREQFMLY)
 TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily956.8
2) Several times a week22115.9
3) Weekly38427.6
4) Several times a month17812.8
5) Once a month805.8
6) Several times a year21115.2
7) Once a year or less805.8
8) Never14110.1
Missing35
Total1390100.0
17) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity?- attend Bible study groups with other than family or friends (FREQGRPS)
 TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily171.2
2) Several times a week1369.8
3) Weekly49936.0
4) Several times a month15911.5
5) Once a month1017.3
6) Several times a year21315.4
7) Once a year or less1118.0
8) Never14910.8
Missing40
Total1385100.0
18) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity?- pray with one or more other persons (FREQPPL)
 TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily32823.2
2) Several times a week49935.4
3) Weekly28320.1
4) Several times a month14810.5
5) Once a month282.0
6) Several times a year674.7
7) Once a year or less151.1
8) Never433.0
Missing14
Total1411100.0
19) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity?-participate in church social events (FREQSOCL)
 TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily1037.3
2) Several times a week30021.3
3) Weekly33423.7
4) Several times a month31022.0
5) Once a month1208.5
6) Several times a year19814.1
7) Once a year or less271.9
8) Never171.2
Missing16
Total1409100.0
20) How often has the following problem caused doubts about your religious faith?- evil in the world (OFTEVIL)
 TOTAL%
1) Often1158.1
2) Sometimes79956.5
3) Never50135.4
Missing10
Total1415100.0
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21) How often has the following problem caused doubts about your religious faith?- personal suffering (OFTSFRNG)
 TOTAL%
1) Often866.1
2) Sometimes79456.1
3) Never53637.9
Missing9
Total1416100.0
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22) How often has the following problem caused doubts about your religious faith?- conflict of faith and science (OFTCNFLT)
 TOTAL%
1) Often241.7
2) Sometimes33423.6
3) Never105774.7
Missing10
Total1415100.0
23) How often has the following problem caused doubts about your religious faith?- the feeling that life really has no meaning (OFTNOMNG)
 TOTAL%
1) Often271.9
2) Sometimes52637.2
3) Never86260.9
Missing10
Total1415100.0
24) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: In general, would you say your health is: (HELTHGEN)
 TOTAL%
1) Excellent110.8
2) Very good674.8
3) Good26018.6
4) Fair59942.8
5) Poor46233.0
Missing26
Total1399100.0
25) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: Compared to one year ago, how would you rate your health in general now? (YRHEALTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Much better now than one year ago936.7
2) Somewhat better now than one year ago26719.1
3) About the same as one year ago91165.2
4) Somewhat worse now than one year ago1178.4
5) Much worse now than one year ago100.7
Missing27
Total1398100.0
26) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- vigorous activities, such as running, lifting heavy objects, participating in strenuous sports (LMTVIGRS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot16111.6
2) Yes, limited a little55940.3
3) No, not limited at all66748.1
Missing38
Total1387100.0
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27) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- moderate activities, such as moving a table, pushing a vacuum cleaner, bowling, or playing golf (LMTMOD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot342.4
2) Yes, limited a little1168.3
3) No, not limited at all124389.2
Missing32
Total1393100.0
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28) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- lifting or carrying groceries (LMTGROC)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot292.1
2) Yes, limited a little725.2
3) No, not limited at all129592.8
Missing29
Total1396100.0
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29) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- climbing several flights of stairs (LMTSEVRL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot392.8
2) Yes, limited a little18113.0
3) No, not limited at all117484.2
Missing31
Total1394100.0
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30) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- climbing one flight of stairs (LMTSTRS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot211.5
2) Yes, limited a little412.9
3) No, not limited at all133095.5
Missing33
Total1392100.0
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31) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- bending, kneeling, or stooping (LMTBEND)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot292.1
2) Yes, limited a little19814.2
3) No, not limited at all116583.7
Missing33
Total1392100.0
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32) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- walking more than a mile (LMTMILE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot453.2
2) Yes, limited a little1359.7
3) No, not limited at all121587.1
Missing30
Total1395100.0
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33) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- walking several blocks (LMTSVBLK)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot221.6
2) Yes, limited a little634.5
3) No, not limited at all130893.9
Missing32
Total1393100.0
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34) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- walking one block (LMTBLOCK)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot211.5
2) Yes, limited a little261.9
3) No, not limited at all134896.6
Missing30
Total1395100.0
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35) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: The following item is about an activity you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in this activity? If so, how much?- bathing or dressing yourself (LMTBATHE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, limited a lot221.6
2) Yes, limited a little151.1
3) No, not limited at all135897.3
Missing30
Total1395100.0
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36) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEATLH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the past four weeks, have you had the following problem with your work or other regular daily activity as a result of your physical health?- cut down on the amount of time you spent on work or other activities (PHYSTIME)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes19413.9
2) No120286.1
Missing29
Total1396100.0
37) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the past four weeks, have you had the following problem with your work or other regular daily activity as a result of your physical health?- accomplished less than you would like (PHYSACMP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes32022.9
2) No107677.1
Missing29
Total1396100.0
38) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the past four weeks, have you had the following problem with your work or other regular daily activity as a result of your physical health?- were limited in the kind of work or other activities (PHYSLMTD)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes16511.9
2) No122588.1
Missing35
Total1390100.0
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39) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the past four weeks, have you had the following problem with your work or other regular daily activity as a result of your physical health?- had difficulty performing the work or other activities (for example, it took extra effort) (PHYSEFRT)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes20314.6
2) No118785.4
Missing35
Total1390100.0
40) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the past four weeks, have you had the following problem with your work or other regular daily activities as a result of any emotional problems (such as feeling depressed or anxious)?- cut down on the amount of time you spent on work or other regular activities (EMOTTIME)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes19013.6
2) No120686.4
Missing29
Total1396100.0
41) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the past four weeks, have you had the following problem with your work or other regular daily activities as a result of any emotional problems (such as feeling depressed or anxious)?- accomplished less than you would like (EMOTACMP)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes38627.7
2) No100972.3
Missing30
Total1395100.0
42) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the past four weeks, have you had the following problem with your work or other regular daily activities as a result of any emotional problems (such as feeling depressed or anxious)?- didn't do work or other activities as carefully as usual (EMOTCARE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes24817.8
2) No114782.2
Missing30
Total1395100.0
43) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the past four weeks, to what extent has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your normal social activities with family, friends, neighbors, or groups? (PROBSOCL)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all90.6
2) Slightly402.9
3) Moderately1279.1
4) Quite a bit37126.5
5) Extremely85160.9
Missing27
Total1398100.0
44) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: How much bodily pain have you had during the past four weeks? (PAINBODY)
 TOTAL%
1) None40.3
2) Very mild352.5
3) Mild15611.2
4) Moderate20414.6
5) Severe58141.6
6) Very severe41729.8
Missing28
Total1397100.0
45) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the past four weeks, how much did pain interfere with your normal work (including both work outside the home and housework)? (PAININTF)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all100471.8
2) A little bit27119.4
3) Moderately936.6
4) Quite a bit292.1
5) Extremely20.1
Missing26
Total1399100.0
46) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: This question is about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For this question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks: did you feel full of pep? (WK4PEP)
 TOTAL%
1) None of the time221.6
2) A little of the time1047.5
3) Some of the time28420.4
4) A good bit of the time44632.0
5) Most of the time50736.4
6) All of the time292.1
Missing33
Total1392100.0
47) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: This question is about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For this question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks: have you been a very nervous person? (WK4NERVS)
 TOTAL%
1) All of the time10.1
2) Most of the time161.1
3) A good bit of the time493.5
4) Some of the time19413.9
5) A little of the time61243.9
6) None of the time52237.4
Missing31
Total1394100.0
48) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: This question is about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For this question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks: have you felt so down in the dumps that nothing could cheer you up? (WK4DOWN)
 TOTAL%
1) All of the time10.1
2) Most of the time50.4
3) A good bit of the time382.7
4) Some of the time1057.5
5) A little of the time30121.6
6) None of the time94667.8
Missing29
Total1396100.0
49) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: This question is about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For this question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks: have you felt calm and peaceful? (WK4CALM)
 TOTAL%
1) None of the time90.6
2) A little of the time775.5
3) Some of the time30221.6
4) A good bit of the time41229.5
5) Most of the time55840.0
6) All of the time372.7
Missing30
Total1395100.0
50) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: This question is about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For this question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks: did you have a lot of energy? (WK4ENRGY)
 TOTAL%
1) None of the time231.7
2) A little of the time1017.3
3) Some of the time30321.8
4) A good bit of the time38427.6
5) Most of the time54339.0
6) All of the time392.8
Missing32
Total1393100.0
51) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: This question is about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For this question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks: have you felt downhearted and blue? (WK4BLUE)
 TOTAL%
1) All of the time20.1
2) Most of the time161.1
3) A good bit of the time624.4
4) Some of the time22516.1
5) A little of the time67548.4
6) None of the time41629.8
Missing29
Total1396100.0
52) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: This question is about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For this question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks: did you feel worn out? (WK4WORN)
 TOTAL%
1) All of the time100.7
2) Most of the time634.5
3) A good bit of the time14710.5
4) Some of the time40128.7
5) A little of the time62244.5
6) None of the time15511.1
Missing27
Total1398100.0
53) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: This question is about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For this question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks: have you been a happy person? (WK4HAPPY)
 TOTAL%
1) None of the time50.4
2) A little of the time503.6
3) Some of the time18513.3
4) A good bit of the time28220.2
5) Most of the time77655.6
6) All of the time977.0
Missing30
Total1395100.0
54) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: This question is about how you feel and how things have been with you during the past four weeks. For this question, please give the one answer that comes closest to the way you have been feeling. How much of the time during the past four weeks: did you feel tired? (WK4TIRED)
 TOTAL%
1) All of the time191.4
2) Most of the time926.6
3) A good bit of the time20014.3
4) Some of the time53738.5
5) A little of the time51837.1
6) None of the time302.1
Missing29
Total1396100.0
55) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: During the last four weeks, how much of the time has your physical health or emotional problems interfered with your social activities (like visiting friends, relatives, etc.)? (TIMEINTF)
 TOTAL%
1) All of the time120.9
2) Most of the time221.6
3) A good bit of the time17012.2
4) Some of the time31022.2
5) A little of the time88163.2
Missing30
Total1395100.0
56) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: How true or false is the following statement for you?- I seem to get sick a little easier than other people. (TFSICK)
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely true141.0
2) Mostly true614.3
3) Don't know825.8
4) Mostly false45132.0
5) Definitely false80256.9
Missing15
Total1410100.0
57) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: How true or false is the following statement for you?- I am as healthy as anybody I know. (TFHLTHY)
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely true543.8
2) Mostly true987.0
3) Don't know1077.6
4) Mostly false71450.7
5) Definitely false43430.8
Missing18
Total1407100.0
58) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: How true or false is the following statement for you?- I expect my health to get worse. (TFWORSEN)
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely true392.8
2) Mostly true18713.3
3) Don't know49635.4
4) Mostly false41329.5
5) Definitely false26619.0
Missing24
Total1401100.0
59) THIS QUESTION ASKS FOR YOUR VIEWS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION, PLEASE GIVE THE BEST ANSWER YOU CAN: How true or false is the following statement for you?- My health is excellent. (TFEXCLNT)
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely true342.4
2) Mostly true987.0
3) Don't know483.4
4) Mostly false75453.5
5) Definitely false47533.7
Missing16
Total1409100.0
60) Please answer the following question with a yes or no. During the past year, did your spouse, child, parent, grandparent, or grandchild die? (YRFAMDIE)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes14410.1
2) No127589.9
Missing6
Total1419100.0
61) Please answer the following question with a yes or no. During the past year, did you suffer a major financial loss that involved 20% or more of your income? (YRFINLOS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes14610.3
2) No127089.7
Missing9
Total1416100.0
62) Please answer the following question with a yes or no. During the past year, did your spouse, child, parent, grandparent, or grandchild suffer from a serious illness or accident? (YRFAMILL)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes38927.4
2) No103172.6
Missing5
Total1420100.0
63) Please answer the following question with a yes or no. During the past year, did you have a major disagreement or serious argument with your spouse, child, parent, grandparent, or grandchild? (YRFAMDIS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes36625.9
2) No104974.1
Missing10
Total1415100.0
64) Please answer the following question with a yes or no. During the past year, did you have a major disagreement or serious argument with a close friend? (YRFRNDIS)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes17712.5
2) No123787.5
Missing11
Total1414100.0
65) Please answer the following question with a yes or no. During the past year, did you experience any other major problem or challenge? If 'yes' what was it? (Please specify here.) (YROTHER)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes70451.2
2) No67248.8
Missing49
Total1376100.0
66) Now please think about the most recent major problem or challenge you have faced. What was it? (Please specify here; if you can't remember any in the past year, think back before then.) (REPROB1)
 TOTAL%
1) School110.8
2) Work21416.0
3) Love-Marriage634.7
4) Children201.5
5) Family675.0
6) Residence272.0
7) Crime60.4
8) Finances110.8
9) Social Acts27120.2
10) Miscellaneous211.6
11) Health16812.5
12) Homosexuality10.1
21) Other Health14610.9
22) Other Children110.8
23) Other Finances443.3
24) Other Work1239.2
25) Other Love-Marriage201.5
26) Other Social Acts20.1
27) Other Miscellaneous413.1
28) Other Family261.9
29) Other Residence181.3
30) Other Crime100.7
31) Other School181.3
Missing86
Total1339100.0
67) Now please think about the most recent major problem or challenge you have faced. What was it? (Please specify here; if you can't remember any in the past year, think back before then.) (REPROB2)
 TOTAL%
1) School52.2
2) Work3113.8
3) Love-Marriage83.6
4) Children41.8
5) Family52.2
6) Residence198.4
7) Crime41.8
8) Finances20.9
9) Social Acts2712.0
10) Miscellaneous20.9
11) Health229.8
21) Other Health3113.8
22) Other Children31.3
23) Other Finances156.7
24) Other Work229.8
25) Other Love-Marriage52.2
27) Other Miscellaneous41.8
28) Other Family62.7
29) Other Residence62.7
30) Other Crime20.9
31) Other School20.9
Missing1200
Total225100.0
68) Now please think about the most recent major problem or challenge you have faced. What was it? (Please specify here; if you can't remember any in the past year, think back before then.) (REPROB3)
 TOTAL%
1) School25.9
2) Work12.9
3) Love-Marriage25.9
5) Family38.8
6) Residence411.8
8) Finances12.9
9) Social Acts720.6
10) Miscellaneous12.9
11) Health12.9
21) Other Health411.8
24) Other Work514.7
28) Other Family25.9
29) Other Residence12.9
Missing1391
Total34100.0
69) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I thought about how my life is part of a larger spiritual force. (RESPIRIT)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all19714.2
2) Somewhat40829.3
3) Quite a bit38727.8
4) A great deal39928.7
Missing34
Total1391100.0
70) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I worked together with God as partners to get through this problem. (REPARTNR)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all553.9
2) Somewhat32723.3
3) Quite a bit48434.4
4) A great deal54038.4
Missing19
Total1406100.0
71) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I looked to God for strength, support, and guidance. (RESUPPRT)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all191.3
2) Somewhat16511.7
3) Quite a bit43831.0
4) A great deal78955.9
Missing14
Total1411100.0
72) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I tried to find the lesson from God in this problem. (RELESSON)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all22315.8
2) Somewhat41829.7
3) Quite a bit36926.2
4) A great deal39828.3
Missing17
Total1408100.0
73) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I tried to give spiritual strength to other people. (REOTHRS)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all835.9
2) Somewhat37526.7
3) Quite a bit55139.3
4) A great deal39328.0
Missing23
Total1402100.0
74) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I felt that this problem was God's way of punishing me for my sins or lack of spirituality. (REPUNISH)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all131593.5
2) Somewhat765.4
3) Quite a bit120.9
4) A great deal40.3
Missing18
Total1407100.0
75) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I wondered whether God had abandoned me. (REABANDN)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all120385.4
2) Somewhat18513.1
3) Quite a bit161.1
4) A great deal50.4
Missing16
Total1409100.0
76) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I tried to make sense of the situation and to decide what to do without relying on God. (REWOGOD)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all96168.4
2) Somewhat36025.6
3) Quite a bit594.2
4) A great deal251.8
Missing20
Total1405100.0
77) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I questioned whether God really exists. (REEXISTS)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all133794.8
2) Somewhat624.4
3) Quite a bit70.5
4) A great deal40.3
Missing15
Total1410100.0
78) QUESTION IS IN REFERENCE TO THE MOST RECENT PROBLEM OR CHALLENGE THE RESPONDENT SPECIFIED HE OR SHE HAD FACED: We are interested in learning more about how you responded or reacted when this most recent problem happened. Here is a strategy that people sometimes use to deal with difficulties like this. Please indicate how much you relied on this strategy in the process of grappling with your most recent serious problem.- I expressed anger at God for letting this problem happen. (REANGER)
 TOTAL%
1) Not at all97869.4
2) Somewhat35325.1
3) Quite a bit624.4
4) A great deal161.1
Missing16
Total1409100.0
79) The following question deals with relationships you've had with people in your congregation (the congregation you serve or attend). Think about how these relationships have been over the past year. How often have people in your congregation: made you feel loved and cared for? (CONGLOVE)
 TOTAL%
1) Very often71652.3
2) Fairly often43832.0
3) Once in a while20815.2
4) Never70.5
Missing56
Total1369100.0
80) The following question deals with relationships you've had with people in your congregation (the congregation you serve or attend). Think about how these relationships have been over the past year. How often have people in your congregation: listened to you talk about your private problems and concerns? (CONGLSTN)
 TOTAL%
1) Very often17713.0
2) Fairly often35826.3
3) Once in a while66448.7
4) Never16412.0
Missing62
Total1363100.0
81) This question deals with things you might have done for the people you worship with. Thinking back over the past year, how often have you: made people in your congregation feel loved and cared for? (PPLLOVED)
 TOTAL%
1) Very often79157.9
2) Fairly often47634.8
3) Once in a while967.0
4) Never30.2
Missing59
Total1366100.0
82) This question deals with things you might have done for the people you worship with. Thinking back over the past year, how often have you: listened to people in your congregation talk about their private feelings or concerns? (PPLLSTND)
 TOTAL%
1) Very often85762.7
2) Fairly often40129.4
3) Once in a while1007.3
4) Never80.6
Missing59
Total1366100.0
83) The contact we have with others is not always pleasant. Thinking back over the past year, how often have the people in your congregation: made too many demands on you? (UNDEMNDS)
 TOTAL%
1) Very often1269.3
2) Fairly often28821.1
3) Once in a while77356.8
4) Never17512.8
Missing63
Total1362100.0
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84) The contact we have with others is not always pleasant. Thinking back over the past year, how often have the people in your congregation: been critical of you and the things you have done? (UNCRITCL)
 TOTAL%
1) Very often473.5
2) Fairly often1229.0
3) Once in a while95370.5
4) Never23017.0
Missing73
Total1352100.0
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85) This question is designed to find out how much help the people in your congregation would be willing to provide if you needed it. If you were ill, how much would the people in your congregation be willing to help out? (HELPILL)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal97071.4
2) Some29321.6
3) A little846.2
4) Not at all110.8
Missing67
Total1358100.0
86) This question is designed to find out how much help the people in your congregation would be willing to provide if you needed it. If you had a problem or were faced with a difficult situation, how much comfort would the people in your congregation be willing to give you? (HELPCMFT)
 TOTAL%
1) A great deal89466.1
2) Some35426.2
3) A little886.5
4) Not at all171.3
Missing72
Total1353100.0
87) What is your gender(sex)? (GENDER1)
 TOTAL%
1) Female28220.0
2) Male112980.0
Missing14
Total1411100.0
88) What is your present age? (AGE1)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total141350.2410.23
89) Ritual prayer (RITUAL)
 TOTAL%
1) High23916.8
2) Not high118683.2
Total1425100.0
90) Petitionary prayer (PETITION)
 TOTAL%
1) High51436.1
2) Not high91163.9
Total1425100.0
91) Conversational prayer (CONVERSE)
 TOTAL%
1) High124387.2
2) Not high18212.8
Total1425100.0
92) Meditative prayer (MEDIATAT)
 TOTAL%
1) High96567.7
2) Not high46032.3
Total1425100.0
93) Physical functioning (PT)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low906.6
2) Low785.7
3) Moderate22816.6
4) High36426.5
5) Very high61444.7
Missing51
Total1374100.0
94) Role functioning physical (RP)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low987.1
2) Low564.0
3) Moderate896.4
4) High14010.1
5) Very high100172.3
Missing41
Total1384100.0
95) Bodily pain (BP)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low1248.9
2) Low27119.4
3) High59642.7
4) Very high40629.1
Missing28
Total1397100.0
96) Body pain - recode for Bodypain variable (BDYPNRC)
 TOTAL%
1) Very severe312.2
2) Severe936.7
3) Moderate27119.4
4) Mild59642.7
5) Very Mild40629.1
Missing28
Total1397100.0
97) General Health (GENHELTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low25518.6
2) Low27620.1
3) High43331.5
4) Very high41029.8
Missing51
Total1374100.0
98) Vitality (VITALITY)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low24918.0
2) Low34024.5
3) High47834.5
4) Very high31823.0
Missing40
Total1385100.0
99) Social functioning (SOCFNCT)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low14810.6
2) Low836.0
3) High20314.6
4) Very high96068.9
Missing31
Total1394100.0
100) Role functioning emotional (RLFNCTEM)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13945.410.97
101) Mental Health (MNTLHLTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Very low34024.5
2) Low44231.9
3) High40829.5
4) Very high19514.1
Missing40
Total1385100.0
102) Old code (OLDCODE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total14201,252.63733.53
103) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? 19__ (WHENORDN)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total141876.5311.81
104) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body. (ORDNDENM)
 TOTAL%
0) Not applicable42.7
1) Baptist3322.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)53.4
3) Episcopalian10.7
5) Lutheran10.7
6) Methodist85.4
7) Other Presbyterian5939.9
8) Reformed85.4
10) United Church of Christ106.8
12) Other1610.8
99) More than one selected32.0
Missing1277
Total148100.0
105) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
 TOTAL%
1) No127290.4
2) Yes1359.6
Missing18
Total1407100.0
106) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL: Which degree are you seeking? (SCHOOLDG)
 TOTAL%
1) MCR-MRE10.8
2) M.A.10.8
3) Th.M./S.T.M.32.4
4) D.Min.8566.9
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.2318.1
6) Other1411.0
Missing1298
Total127100.0
107) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL: Which school are you presently enrolled in? (WHATSCHL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13454.6731.61
108) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECLRJOB)
 TOTAL%
1) No98469.5
2) Yes43130.5
Missing10
Total1415100.0
109) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY WERE ENGAGED IN A LONG-TERM SECULAR JOB OR CAREER BEFORE ENTERING SEMINARY FOR THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV: How long were you in that long-term secular job or career? (JOBLONG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total4359.147.09
110) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE RECEIVED THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV. DEGREE: Please indicate the year in which you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. 19__ (YRBDMDIV)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140076.3511.82
111) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE RECEIVED THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV. DEGREE FROM A PCUSA SCHOOL: Please indicate from which school you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree (PCUSABD)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total136352.6924.64
112) Do you have one or more other graduate degrees from a seminary or other school of theological education (besides your B.D. or M.Div.)? (GRADDEG)
 TOTAL%
1) No84159.9
2) Yes56240.1
Missing22
Total1403100.0
113) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.): Please indicate whether you received the following degree: M.C.E./M.R.E. (GRADMCE)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked140098.6
1) Checked201.4
Missing5
Total1420100.0
114) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E.: Please indicate the year in which you received your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree. 19__ (GRADMCEY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1972.5312.14
115) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E. DEGREE: Which school awarded you your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (GRADMCES)
 TOTAL%
31) Garrett Evangelical15.6
45) McCormick15.6
63) Pittsburgh211.1
64) PSCE1055.6
65) Princeton211.1
83) Wesley15.6
99) Other15.6
Missing1407
Total18100.0
116) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.): Please indicate whether you received the following degree: M.A. (GRADMA)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked131392.5
1) Checked1077.5
Missing5
Total1420100.0
117) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A.: Please indicate the year in which you received your M.A. degree. 19__ (GRADMAY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total10376.7212.08
118) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A. DEGREE: Which school awarded you your M.A. degree? (GRADMAS)
 TOTAL%
4) Ashland11.0
9) Brite11.0
13) University of Chicago Divinity43.9
14) Chicago Theological Seminary21.9
16) Claremont11.0
17) Colgate Rochester11.0
18) Columbia21.9
21) Drew University11.0
22) Dubuque11.0
23) Duke University11.0
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.0
30) Fuller Theological Seminary32.9
45) McCormick43.9
46) Memphis11.0
63) Pittsburgh21.9
64) PSCE1514.6
65) Princeton21.9
68) San Francisco11.0
74) Trinity Evangelical Div21.9
81) Vanderbilt21.9
85) Westminister11.0
88) Yale65.8
99) Other4846.6
Missing1322
Total103100.0
119) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.): Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Th.M./S.T.M. (GRADTHM)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked128990.8
1) Checked1319.2
Missing5
Total1420100.0
120) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE: Please indicate the year in which you received your Th.M./S.T.M. degree. 19__ (GRADTHMY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13173.6810.06
121) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE: Which PCUSA school awarded you your Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (GRADTPCU)
 TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton Theological Seminary10.8
5) Austin21.6
9) Brite10.8
10) Calvin10.8
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.8
17) Colgate Rochester10.8
18) Columbia86.3
22) Dubuque43.1
30) Fuller10.8
34) Harvard University10.8
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary32.3
45) McCormick43.1
63) Pittsburgh43.1
65) Princeton4535.2
68) San Francisco53.9
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.8
71) St Mary's10.8
74) Trinity Evangelical Div10.8
75) Union-Auburn97.0
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)1511.7
88) Yale75.5
99) Other129.4
Missing1297
Total128100.0
122) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.): Please indicate whether you received the following degree: D.Min. (GRADDMIN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked110577.8
1) Checked31522.2
Missing5
Total1420100.0
123) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE: Please indicate the year in which you received your D.Min. degree. 19__ (GRADDY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total30784.636.56
124) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE: Which PCUSA school awarded you your D.Min. degree? (GRADDSPC)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total31048.7424.84
125) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.): Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (GRADPHD)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked132193.0
1) Checked997.0
Missing5
Total1420100.0
126) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE: Please indicate the year in which you received your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree. 19__ (GRADPHDY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total9879.0211.09
127) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE: Which PCUSA school awarded you your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (GRPHDPC)
 TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity22.1
16) Claremont11.0
18) Columbia33.1
21) Drew11.0
22) Dubuque11.0
23) Duke University55.2
30) Fuller Theological Seminary22.1
31) Garrett Evangelical11.0
34) Harvard University33.1
45) McCormick11.0
57) NW Lutheran Theo11.0
65) Princeton1212.5
68) San Francisco33.1
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.0
75) Union-Auburn22.1
76) United Theo Dayton11.0
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)77.3
79) University of Notre Dame11.0
81) Vanderbilt66.3
88) Yale44.2
89) Emory33.1
99) Other3536.5
Missing1329
Total96100.0
128) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.): Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Other (GRADOTHR)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked136696.2
1) Checked543.8
Missing5
Total1420100.0
129) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES: Please indicate the year in which you received all other degrees. 19__ (GROTHYR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total5178.2911.62
130) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES: Which PCUSA school awarded you any other degrees? (GROTHPC)
 TOTAL%
4) Ashland12.0
12) Central Baptist12.0
13) University of Chicago Divinity12.0
18) Columbia12.0
30) Fuller12.0
59) Pacific Lutheran12.0
64) PSCE12.0
67) Regent12.0
68) San Francisco12.0
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)12.0
81) Vanderbilt12.0
99) Other4078.4
Missing1374
Total51100.0
131) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (EDUC)
 TOTAL%
2) Completed high school50.4
3) Some college90.6
4) College graduate75654.2
5) Some graduate work26118.7
6) Graduate degree36326.0
Missing31
Total1394100.0
132) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP1)
 TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation101871.8
2) Non-parish job or ministry31722.4
3) Unemployed332.3
4) Retired from active ministry503.5
Missing7
Total1418100.0
133) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP2)
 TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry7681.7
3) Unemployed33.2
4) Retired from active ministry1415.1
Missing1332
Total93100.0
134) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR: Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FTPASTOR)
 TOTAL%
1) Full-time84083.6
2) Part-time16516.4
Missing420
Total1005100.0
135) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PART-TIME PARISH PASTOR: Please specify the hours per week that you serve as a part-time parish pastor. (TPASTOR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total16221.7314.36
136) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR: What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG1)
 TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor49949.7
2) Senior pastor19018.9
3) Assistant/Associate pastor15715.6
4) Co-pastor363.6
5) Stated or temporary supply525.2
6) Designated pastor40.4
7) Interim pastor303.0
8) Tentmaker50.5
9) Paid parish associate80.8
10) Other232.3
Missing421
Total1004100.0
137) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR: What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG2)
 TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor54.2
2) Senior pastor2218.5
3) Assistant/Associate pastor86.7
4) Co-pastor54.2
5) Stated or temporary supply2823.5
6) Designated pastor97.6
7) Interim pastor1916.0
8) Tentmaker1411.8
9) Paid parish associate32.5
10) Other65.0
Missing1306
Total119100.0
138) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR: How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor (include congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply)? (MANYCONG)
 TOTAL%
1) One94193.9
2) Two or more616.1
Missing423
Total1002100.0
139) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR: How many congregations do you serve as pastor? (MANY2CNG)
 TOTAL%
1) One23.0
2) Two4974.2
3) Three1015.2
4) Four11.5
5) Five11.5
6) Six23.0
8) Eight11.5
Missing1359
Total66100.0
140) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR: Are all or some of the congregations yoked as a larger parish? (LARGRPAR)
 TOTAL%
1) No4362.3
2) Yes2637.7
Missing1356
Total69100.0
141) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more). (MEMCLRGY)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total997632.831,048.58
142) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES: Is your non-parish job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours). (NONPARFT)
 TOTAL%
1) Full-time30769.3
2) Part-time13630.7
Missing982
Total443100.0
143) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES: Please specify the hours you spend in your part-time non-parish job or ministry. (NONPARPT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13020.2213.62
144) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES: In what type(s) of non-parish jobs or ministries are you currently employed? (NONJOB1)
 TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution12027.8
2) Chaplain8219.0
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker81.9
4) National staff or middle governing body staff6214.4
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency153.5
6) Professional pastoral counselor388.8
7) Other employment10624.6
Missing994
Total431100.0
145) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES: In what type(s) of non-parish jobs or ministries are you currently employed? (NONJOB2)
 TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution23.5
2) Chaplain915.8
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker11.8
4) National staff or middle governing body staff23.5
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency35.3
6) Professional pastoral counselor1526.3
7) Other employment2543.9
Missing1368
Total57100.0
146) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES: For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB1)
 TOTAL%
1) Military92.1
2) Civilian government225.1
3) Elementary, middle, or high school92.1
4) College or university7317.0
5) Seminary or other theological school409.3
6) Hospital or other medical facility5412.6
7) Church/religious body9121.2
8) Other non-profit organization6214.4
9) For-profit business5111.9
10) Other194.4
Missing995
Total430100.0
147) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES: For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB2)
 TOTAL%
1) Military11.6
4) College or university23.2
5) Seminary or other theological school46.3
6) Hospital or other medical facility57.9
7) Church/religious body1015.9
8) Other non-profit organization1320.6
9) For-profit business1219.0
10) Other1625.4
Missing1362
Total63100.0
148) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES: Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (ORGPRES)
 TOTAL%
1) No25260.1
2) Yes16739.9
Missing1006
Total419100.0
149) In general, how often are you bothered by stress in your job situation? (JOBSTRES)
 TOTAL%
1) Never644.8
2) Less than once a week34525.8
3) Once or twice a week52939.6
4) Several days a week24018.0
5) Almost every day15711.8
Missing90
Total1335100.0
150) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive session (EXTSESSN)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent242.0
2) Some extent947.8
3) A little27522.7
4) None57047.1
5) Not applicable-not sure24820.5
Missing214
Total1211100.0
151) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive congregation (EXTCONG)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent161.3
2) Some extent988.2
3) A little33127.6
4) None52744.0
5) Not applicable-not sure22718.9
Missing226
Total1199100.0
152) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Conflict with others in organization (EXTCNFLT)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent715.8
2) Some extent21017.3
3) A little52843.4
4) None33127.2
5) Not applicable-not sure766.3
Missing209
Total1216100.0
153) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Doing too many different things (EXTTHNGS)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent32826.3
2) Some extent45636.5
3) A little32826.3
4) None1219.7
5) Not applicable-not sure161.3
Missing176
Total1249100.0
154) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling 'burned out' (EXTBURND)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent998.1
2) Some extent29624.2
3) A little43435.5
4) None36630.0
5) Not applicable-not sure272.2
Missing203
Total1222100.0
155) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling my work doesn't count (EXTCOUNT)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent312.5
2) Some extent14311.7
3) A little30224.7
4) None70857.9
5) Not applicable-not sure383.1
Missing203
Total1222100.0
156) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having different views or values from most others in organization (EXTVIEWS)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent665.3
2) Some extent21717.6
3) A little43935.6
4) None47738.7
5) Not applicable-not sure352.8
Missing191
Total1234100.0
157) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to make decisions (EXTDECSN)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent231.9
2) Some extent20116.5
3) A little49540.7
4) None47739.2
5) Not applicable-not sure211.7
Missing208
Total1217100.0
158) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to meet deadlines (EXTDEDLN)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent947.6
2) Some extent33326.9
3) A little52242.1
4) None27121.9
5) Not applicable-not sure191.5
Missing186
Total1239100.0
159) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Little or no input into decisions that affect me in important ways (EXTINPUT)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent453.7
2) Some extent14812.0
3) A little30124.5
4) None69256.3
5) Not applicable-not sure443.6
Missing195
Total1230100.0
160) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Needing more time for myself (EXTTIME)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent25520.6
2) Some extent38831.3
3) A little38030.7
4) None20016.2
5) Not applicable-not sure151.2
Missing187
Total1238100.0
161) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not being paid well enough (EXTPAID)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent13811.1
2) Some extent26021.0
3) A little35228.4
4) None47037.9
5) Not applicable-not sure211.7
Missing184
Total1241100.0
162) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not enough time for my family (EXTFAMLY)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent21317.2
2) Some extent36629.5
3) A little37730.4
4) None23418.9
5) Not applicable-not sure504.0
Missing185
Total1240100.0
163) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Experiencing sexual harassment (EXTHARSS)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent20.2
2) Some extent100.8
3) A little302.5
4) None107388.4
5) Not applicable-not sure998.2
Missing211
Total1214100.0
164) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Too many meetings (EXTMTNGS)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent15012.1
2) Some extent35328.5
3) A little41733.7
4) None29523.8
5) Not applicable-not sure221.8
Missing188
Total1237100.0
165) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unclear or continually changing expectations from others (EXTUNCLR)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent756.1
2) Some extent22518.2
3) A little46437.5
4) None44736.2
5) Not applicable-not sure252.0
Missing189
Total1236100.0
166) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unrealistic expectations from others (EXTUNREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent1189.6
2) Some extent26621.7
3) A little45036.8
4) None36830.1
5) Not applicable-not sure221.8
Missing201
Total1224100.0
167) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Working too many hours (EXTHOURS)
 TOTAL%
1) Great extent25920.7
2) Some extent38831.0
3) A little38630.9
4) None20016.0
5) Not applicable-not sure171.4
Missing175
Total1250100.0
168) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
 TOTAL%
1) No86761.4
2) Yes54638.6
Missing12
Total1413100.0
169) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: How many years have you been a Presbyterian? (YRSPRES)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total63830.7214.90
170) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Baptist (DENBAPT)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked125988.7
1) Checked16011.3
Missing6
Total1419100.0
171) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (DENDISC)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked138997.8
1) Checked312.2
Missing5
Total1420100.0
172) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Episcopalian (DENEPIS)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked137897.0
1) Checked423.0
Missing5
Total1420100.0
173) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Friends (Quaker) (DENFRNDS)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked141299.4
1) Checked80.6
Missing5
Total1420100.0
174) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Lutheran (DENLUTH)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked138197.3
1) Checked392.7
Missing5
Total1420100.0
175) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Methodist (ENMETH)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked128090.1
1) Checked1409.9
Missing5
Total1420100.0
176) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Reformed (DENRFRMD)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked138197.3
1) Checked392.7
Missing5
Total1420100.0
177) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Roman Catholic (DENROMAN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked138097.2
1) Checked402.8
Missing5
Total1420100.0
178) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: United Church of Christ (DENUCC)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked135695.5
1) Checked644.5
Missing5
Total1420100.0
179) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Other (OTHDEN)
 TOTAL%
0) Not checked129190.9
1) Checked1299.1
Missing5
Total1420100.0
180) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Please choose just one answer. If you were part of more than one denomination during your youth, answer by selecting the one in which you were most involved.) (RELDENOM)
 TOTAL%
1) Baptist1138.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)151.1
3) Episcopal261.9
4) Friends10.1
5) Lutheran292.1
6) Methodist896.4
7) Presbyterian89164.0
8) Reformed271.9
9) Roman Catholic392.8
10) United Church of Christ332.4
11) None332.4
12) Other866.2
99) More than one selected100.7
Missing33
Total1392100.0
181) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Never1208.6
2) Less than once a year443.1
3) Once or twice a year916.5
4) Several times a year825.9
5) Once a month564.0
6) Two to three times a month856.1
7) Nearly every week23616.8
8) Every week64646.1
9) Don't know412.9
Missing24
Total1401100.0
182) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
 TOTAL%
1) Never725.2
2) Less than once a year191.4
3) Once or twice a year554.0
4) Several times a year634.6
5) Once a month543.9
6) Two to three times a month987.1
7) Nearly every week29021.0
8) Every week72452.4
9) Don't know60.4
Missing44
Total1381100.0
183) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
 TOTAL%
1) Very conservative302.1
2) Conservative30521.8
3) Moderate60843.4
4) Liberal35325.2
5) Very liberal1047.4
Missing25
Total1400100.0
184) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
 TOTAL%
1) No25218.7
2) Yes90667.3
3) Not sure17813.2
4) Other110.8
Missing78
Total1347100.0
185) Do you think there is a hell, to which people who have led bad lives and die without being sorry are eternally damned? (HELL)
 TOTAL%
1) No51137.8
2) Yes52638.9
3) Not sure31022.9
4) Other60.4
Missing72
Total1353100.0
186) Code 2 (CODE2)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total142030,946.291,909.11
187) Which statement best describes your view of the Bible? (Please choose only one) (BBLVIEW)
 TOTAL%
1) It is an important piece of literature, but is largely irrelevant to our lives today.10.1
2) It is the record of many people's experience with God and is a useful guide for individual Christians in their search for basic moral and religious teachings.1248.8
3) It is the Word of God and its stories and teaching provide a powerful motivation as we work toward God's reign in the world.73652.3
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.48634.5
5) It is the inspired Word of God, without error not only in matters of faith, but also in historical, scientific, geographic, and other secular matters.564.0
9) More than one selected50.4
Missing17
Total1408100.0
188) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Reading and studying the Bible regularly (LIFEBIBL)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential72150.9
2) Very important54338.3
3) Somewhat important14510.2
4) Not at all important80.6
Missing8
Total1417100.0
189) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Spending time in prayer and meditation (LIFEPRYR)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential85260.2
2) Very important44831.6
3) Somewhat important1117.8
4) Not at all important50.4
Missing9
Total1416100.0
190) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Actively seeking social and economic justice (LIFEJUST)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential43130.5
2) Very important71350.4
3) Somewhat important26618.8
4) Not at all important50.4
Missing10
Total1415100.0
191) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Taking care of those who are sick or needy (LIFESICK)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential58341.2
2) Very important75653.4
3) Somewhat important765.4
Missing10
Total1415100.0
192) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential56339.9
2) Very important65846.6
3) Somewhat important17312.3
4) Not at all important171.2
Missing14
Total1411100.0
193) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Seeking to bring others to faith in Christ (LIFEOTHR)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential39227.8
2) Very important60442.8
3) Somewhat important37026.2
4) Not at all important453.2
Missing14
Total1411100.0
194) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Practicing Christian values in work, home, and school (LIFEVALU)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential95867.6
2) Very important43730.8
3) Somewhat important211.5
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing8
Total1417100.0
195) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (AGOWN)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree312.2
2) Agree1158.2
3) Not sure594.2
4) Disagree69149.1
5) Strongly disagree51136.3
Missing18
Total1407100.0
196) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (AGDIFF)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree171.2
2) Agree1218.6
3) Not sure1127.9
4) Disagree59642.2
5) Strongly disagree56540.0
Missing14
Total1411100.0
197) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree101472.0
2) Agree29320.8
3) Not sure785.5
4) Disagree141.0
5) Strongly disagree100.7
Missing16
Total1409100.0
198) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The only absolute truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (AGTRUTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree54338.5
2) Agree38927.6
3) Not sure14510.3
4) Disagree26518.8
5) Strongly disagree674.8
Missing16
Total1409100.0
199) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (AGSAVED)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22416.0
2) Agree20914.9
3) Not sure32423.1
4) Disagree39227.9
5) Strongly disagree25518.2
Missing21
Total1404100.0
200) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: In the realm of values, the final authority about good and bad is the individual. (AGAUTH)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree161.1
2) Agree282.0
3) Not sure312.2
4) Disagree53738.0
5) Strongly disagree80156.7
Missing12
Total1413100.0
201) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Individuals should seek out religious truth for themselves and not conform to any church's doctrines. (AGCONFM)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree231.6
2) Agree17112.2
3) Not sure705.0
4) Disagree77855.4
5) Strongly disagree36325.8
Missing20
Total1405100.0
202) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: It is important to share my faith with other people. (AGSHARE)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree61243.5
2) Agree75453.6
3) Not sure221.6
4) Disagree191.3
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing17
Total1408100.0
203) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the great religions of the world are equally true and good. (AGEQUAL)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree130.9
2) Agree1007.1
3) Not sure15010.6
4) Disagree63945.3
5) Strongly disagree51036.1
Missing13
Total1412100.0
204) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Belief in Jesus Christ is only one of many ways to find salvation. (AGSALVTN)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree846.0
2) Agree32523.1
3) Not sure20414.5
4) Disagree43931.3
5) Strongly disagree35225.1
Missing21
Total1404100.0
205) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31622.5
2) Agree42230.1
3) Not sure23216.5
4) Disagree28220.1
5) Strongly disagree15010.7
Missing23
Total1402100.0
206) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38427.4
2) Agree43731.1
3) Not sure30021.4
4) Disagree19113.6
5) Strongly disagree926.6
Missing21
Total1404100.0
207) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus will return to the earth some day. (AGRETRN)
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55239.2
2) Agree52337.2
3) Not sure21515.3
4) Disagree694.9
5) Strongly disagree483.4
Missing18
Total1407100.0
208) Do you consider yourself a 'born-again' Christian? (BORNAGN)
 TOTAL%
1) No49635.6
2) Yes80958.0
3) Not sure906.5
Missing30
Total1395100.0
209) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Supporting social action groups and ministries (PRISOCIA)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential38828.8
2) Very important64147.6
3) Somewhat important30822.9
4) Not at all important90.7
Missing79
Total1346100.0
210) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Encouraging members to share their faith (PRISHARE)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential47735.4
2) Very important69151.3
3) Somewhat important17012.6
4) Not at all important100.7
Missing77
Total1348100.0
211) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Providing aid and services to people in need (PRIAID)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential58443.3
2) Very important68050.4
3) Somewhat important846.2
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing76
Total1349100.0
212) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Helping members resist the temptations of the world (PRITEPMT)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential28020.8
2) Very important63647.2
3) Somewhat important40329.9
4) Not at all important292.2
Missing77
Total1348100.0
213) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - An active evangelism program, inviting the unchurched to attend (PRIEVANG)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential36727.2
2) Very important63647.1
3) Somewhat important31923.6
4) Not at all important282.1
Missing75
Total1350100.0
214) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Preparing people for a world to come, where the cares of this world will be absent (PRIWORLD)
 TOTAL%
1) Essential1098.1
2) Very important26219.5
3) Somewhat important49737.1
4) Not at all important47335.3
Missing84
Total1341100.0
215) What is your sex? (GENDER)
 TOTAL%
1) Female28319.9
2) Male113780.1
Missing5
Total1420100.0
216) What is your present age? (AGE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total139549.9610.14
217) Which of the following categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (CURLIVE)
 TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm1117.9
2) On a farm80.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)44031.3
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)20614.7
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city1037.3
6) In a large city (over 250,000)21715.4
7) In a suburb near a large city32022.8
Missing20
Total1405100.0
218) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
 TOTAL%
1) Married123787.3
2) Not married18012.7
Missing8
Total1417100.0
219) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY ARE NOT CURRENTLY MARRIED: If not currently married, have you ever been married? (EVERMARR)
 TOTAL%
1) No, never married8246.6
2) Yes, am now widowed179.7
3) Yes, am now divorced7140.3
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced63.4
Missing1249
Total176100.0
220) If you are now married or have ever been married in the past: How old were you when you first married? (If married more than once, answer in terms of your first marriage.) (AGEMARR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total128624.474.33
221) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO RESPONDEND THAT THEY ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED: If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREVMARG)
 TOTAL%
1) No99280.8
2) Yes, was widowed110.9
3) Yes, was divorced22118.0
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced30.2
Missing198
Total1227100.0
222) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL1)
 TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time58047.2
2) Employed part-time27422.3
3) Self-employed816.6
4) Unemployed403.3
5) Retired695.6
6) Full-time homemaker16113.1
7) Student141.1
8) Other90.7
Missing197
Total1228100.0
223) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL2)
 TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time10.9
2) Employed part-time32.6
3) Self-employed3530.2
4) Unemployed32.6
5) Retired86.9
6) Full-time homemaker3933.6
7) Student1714.7
8) Other108.6
Missing1309
Total116100.0
224) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: If you husband or wife is employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (SPSAVGHR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total94336.9415.00
225) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised. (If more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved.) (SPSRAISD)
 TOTAL%
1) Baptist14712.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)272.2
3) Episcopalian484.0
4) Friends (Quakers)20.2
5) Lutheran705.8
6) Methodist14311.9
7) Presbyterian49741.2
8) Reformed262.2
9) Roman Catholic857.1
10) United Church of Christ363.0
11) None282.3
12) Other968.0
Missing220
Total1205100.0
226) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
 TOTAL%
1) Baptist80.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)20.2
3) Episcopalian100.9
4) Friends (Quakers)20.2
5) Lutheran70.6
6) Methodist181.6
7) Presbyterian102689.9
8) Reformed30.3
9) Roman Catholic121.1
10) United Church of Christ80.7
11) None181.6
12) Other272.4
Missing284
Total1141100.0
227) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
 TOTAL%
1) Never50.4
2) Less than once a year40.3
3) Once or twice a year191.5
4) Several times a year403.2
5) Once a month352.8
6) Two to three times a month887.1
7) Nearly every week26121.2
8) Every week78063.3
Missing193
Total1232100.0
228) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife a member of the same congregation which you belong/serve? (SPSMEMBR)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes82671.9
2) No32328.1
Missing276
Total1149100.0
229) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPSORDND)
 TOTAL%
1) Yes107287.1
2) No15912.9
Missing194
Total1231100.0
230) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE HUSBAND/WIFE IS AN ORDAINED MINISTER: Which statements below, if any, apply to his or her current call? (SPSCALL1)
 TOTAL%
1) Is a co-pastor with me3321.4
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation4327.9
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly63.9
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)85.2
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination85.2
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination85.2
7) Has a secular job or position2616.9
8) Other2214.3
Missing1271
Total154100.0
231) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE HUSBAND/WIFE IS AN ORDAINED MINISTER: Which statements below, if any, apply to his or her current call? (SPSCALL2)
 TOTAL%
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation18.3
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly18.3
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination18.3
7) Has a secular job or position433.3
8) Other541.7
Missing1413
Total12100.0
232) How many children do you have? (KIDS)
 TOTAL%
0) None22616.1
1) One17712.6
2) Two54739.0
3) Three29921.3
4) Four1188.4
5) Five312.2
6) Six30.2
7) Seven10.1
Missing23
Total1402100.0
233) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
 TOTAL%
1) No125589.0
2) Yes15511.0
Missing15
Total1410100.0
234) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
 TOTAL%
1) One8654.1
2) Two5735.8
3) Three127.5
4) Four21.3
6) Six21.3
Missing1266
Total159100.0
235) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
 TOTAL%
1) No120688.1
2) Yes16311.9
Missing56
Total1369100.0
236) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE STEPCHILDREN: How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
 TOTAL%
1) One3420.6
2) Two8652.1
3) Three2615.8
4) Four127.3
5) Five53.0
6) Six21.2
Missing1260
Total165100.0
237) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
 TOTAL%
1) Democrat82358.5
2) Independent23016.4
3) Republican33323.7
4) Other201.4
Missing19
Total1406100.0
238) Which of these terms best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLITISS)
 TOTAL%
1) Very conservative201.4
2) Conservative21415.2
3) Moderate59942.5
4) Liberal46533.0
5) Very liberal1117.9
Missing16
Total1409100.0
239) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (MEMHHOLD)
 TOTAL%
1) I live alone14610.3
2) Two of us59441.9
3) Three of us23116.3
4) Four of us30721.7
5) Five of us1057.4
6) Six of us292.0
7) Seven or more of us40.3
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing)10.1
Missing8
Total1417100.0
240) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under six years? (HOLD6)
 TOTAL%
0) None20451.8
1) One13233.5
2) Two5012.7
3) Three82.0
Missing1031
Total394100.0
241) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
 TOTAL%
0) None19338.2
1) One18436.4
2) Two11322.4
3) Three153.0
Missing920
Total505100.0
242) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
 TOTAL%
0) None18337.1
1) One22345.2
2) Two8216.6
3) Three51.0
Missing932
Total493100.0
243) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
 TOTAL%
0) None19560.2
1) One10231.5
2) Two257.7
4) Four20.6
Missing1101
Total324100.0
244) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged twenty-five and over? (HOLD25PL)
 TOTAL%
0) None10.1
1) One17012.2
2) Two115682.7
3) Three553.9
4) Four130.9
5) Five20.1
6) Six10.1
Missing27
Total1398100.0
245) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (For example, a divorced man living with his child would check '2'; a woman living with her sister would check '7' or '8,' depending on whether or not there are children in the household) (PLHHOLD)
 TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone1379.8
2) A single parent, living with one or more children211.5
3) A married couple, no children in household55039.4
4) A married couple, living with one or more children63345.3
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household50.4
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children110.8
8) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with one or more children130.9
9) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), no children in household141.0
10) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), living with one or more children20.1
11) Some other arrangement110.8
Missing28
Total1397100.0
246) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
 TOTAL%
1) Rented by you14210.0
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage1077.6
3) Owned by you with a mortgage85760.6
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)27519.4
5) Other332.3
Missing11
Total1414100.0
247) Where did you live approximately five years ago, in October 1991? (LIVE5YRS)
 TOTAL%
1) Same home I live in now67447.6
2) A different home, but in the same county14110.0
3) In a different county, but in the same state15611.0
4) In a different state43230.5
5) In a different country141.0
Missing8
Total1417100.0
248) Thinking now only about your immediate family (the persons in your household to whom you are related by blood or marriage), how many of them - including yourself - earned money from a job or employment during the last year? (FAMMONEY)
 TOTAL%
0) None302.2
1) One36326.1
2) Two75154.1
3) Three14510.4
4) Four684.9
5) Five231.7
6) Six60.4
7) Seven30.2
Missing36
Total1389100.0
249) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (FAMINCOM)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00080.6
2) $10,000- $14,99970.5
3) $15,000- $19,999211.5
4) $20,000- $29,999896.3
5) $30,000- $39,99920914.8
6) $40,000- $49,99923716.8
7) $50,000- $59,99923316.5
8) $60,000- $69,99918413.0
9) $70,000- $79,9991339.4
10) $80,000- $89,999926.5
11) $90,000- $99,999654.6
12) $100,000- $124,999815.7
13) $125,000- $149,999191.3
14) $150,000 or more352.5
Missing12
Total1413100.0
250) What percent of your total family income in 1995 came from job- or employment-related earnings (as opposed to other sources of income, such as pensions, social security, or investments)? (PERJOB)
 TOTAL%
1) 100% from earnings71350.4
2) 90-99% from earnings41829.5
3) 75-89% from earnings1379.7
4) 50-74% from earnings745.2
5) 25-49% from earnings261.8
6) 1-24% from earnings302.1
7) None from earnings181.3
Missing9
Total1416100.0
251) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: to your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign)? (MONYCONG)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total13413,093.852,942.55
252) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: 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? (MONYCHR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total844747.911,833.01
253) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: to your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings--One Great Hour of Sharing, Witness, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy? (MONYMINS)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total1182268.08450.20
254) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (FAMRELIG)
 TOTAL%
1) $024918.0
2) $1-$5018913.7
3) $51-$10017012.3
4) $101-$50034725.1
5) $501-$1,0001379.9
6) $1,001-$2,0001077.7
7) $2,001 or more18213.2
Missing44
Total1381100.0
255) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (FAMNONRL)
 TOTAL%
1) $0564.0
2) $1-$5023416.9
3) $51-$10027019.5
4) $101-$50053238.3
5) $501-$1,00016211.7
6) $1,001-$2,000684.9
7) $2,001 or more664.8
Missing37
Total1388100.0
256) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total137234.0318.22
257) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
 TOTAL%
0) None102672.8
1) One22516.0
2) Two1017.2
3) Three372.6
4) Four130.9
5) Five50.4
6) Six20.1
9) Nine10.1
Missing15
Total1410100.0
258) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
 TOTAL%
0) NONE100.7
1) 1553.9
2) 217212.1
3) 325818.2
4) 428620.2
5) 525217.8
6) 618713.2
7) 7856.0
8) 8574.0
9) 9261.8
10) 10120.8
11) 1190.6
12) 1230.2
13) 1320.1
16) 1610.1
17) 1710.1
18) 1810.1
30) 3010.1
Missing7
Total1418100.0
259) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
 TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian133594.4
2) Black or African-American201.4
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native50.4
4) Asian or Pacific Islander312.2
5) Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin141.0
6) Multiracial or biracial60.4
7) Some other race30.2
Missing11
Total1414100.0
260) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
 TOTAL%
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native375.0
7) Some other race125.0
Missing1421
Total4100.0
261) Age group (AGEGROUP)
 TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old22115.8
2) 40-4947233.8
3) 50-5939728.5
4) 60-older30521.9
Missing30
Total1395100.0
262) Sample (SAMPLE)
 TOTAL%
3) Pastors98169.1
4) Special clergy43930.9
Missing5
Total1420100.0
263) Region of residence (REGION)
 TOTAL%
1) Northeast27419.3
2) Midwest37526.4
3) South55439.1
4) West21515.2
Missing7
Total1418100.0
264) Totmem96 (TOTMEM96)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total975629.331,090.61
265) What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
 TOTAL%
1) Female28319.9
2) Male113780.1
Missing5
Total1420100.0
266) What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
 TOTAL%
1) Married123787.3
2) Not married18012.7
Missing8
Total1417100.0
267) Region of residence (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
 TOTAL%
1) Northeast27419.3
2) Midwest37526.4
3) South55439.1
4) West21515.2
Missing7
Total1418100.0
268) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF) (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
 TOTAL%
1) Democrat82358.5
2) Independent23016.4
3) Republican33323.7
4) Other201.4
Missing19
Total1406100.0
269) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (FAMINCOM) (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-FINCOME)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than 20K362.5
2) 20K-49,99953537.9
3) 50K-99,99970750.0
4) 100K+1359.6
Missing12
Total1413100.0
270) What is your present age? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
 TOTAL%
1) Less than 4022115.8
2) 40-4947233.8
3) 50-6460043.0
4) 65+1027.3
Missing30
Total1395100.0

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