Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2000 --Ministry to Families and Same-Sex Issues in the PC(USA), Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL64850586.193327
2) In general, how good a job does your congregation do in ministering to the needs and concerns of families? (JOBMINIS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent9314.6
2) Very good24538.5
3) Good18228.6
4) Fair9514.9
5) Poor172.7
6) Not sure40.6
Missing12 
TOTAL636100.0
3) Does your congregation have a committee whose primary responsibilities are for family ministries? (FAMCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21033.5
2) No37259.4
3) Don't know447.0
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
4) Does your congregation have a pastor or other staff member whose responsibilities explicitly include family ministries? (FAMPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27342.9
2) No32050.3
3) Don't know436.8
Missing12 
TOTAL636100.0
5) Which statement below comes closest to your opinion of how your congregation ministers to families? (OPNMINIS)
TOTAL%
1) My congregation ministers to families mostly "unconsciously" as a byproduct of supporting individuals.31950.2
2) My congregation ministers to families because of a conscious effort to do so.26942.3
3) Not sure487.5
Missing12 
TOTAL636100.0
6) How much stress have you or your family experienced in the last year? (FSTRESS1)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal6910.8
2) Quite a bit12419.3
3) A moderate amount19430.3
4) Some11517.9
5) A little6610.3
6) Hardly any6610.3
7) None at all71.1
Missing7 
TOTAL641100.0
7) How much support did your congregation provide to help you cope with the stress? (FSTRESS2)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal508.0
2) Quite a bit12119.4
3) A moderate amount13221.2
4) Some12219.6
5) A little6810.9
6) Hardly any6610.6
7) None at all6410.3
Missing25 
TOTAL623100.0
8) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by too much to do and not enough time? (STR2MUCH)
TOTAL%
1) A lot40364.8
2) Some17728.5
3) A little335.3
4) None91.4
Missing26 
TOTAL622100.0
9) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by work shifts that conflict with home life? (STRWORK)
TOTAL%
1) A lot16426.7
2) Some31952.0
3) A little10917.8
4) None223.6
Missing34 
TOTAL614100.0
10) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by long work hours? (STRHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) A lot21635.1
2) Some28846.8
3) A little9215.0
4) None193.1
Missing33 
TOTAL615100.0
11) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by business travel? (STRTRAVL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot7712.7
2) Some29748.8
3) A little18029.6
4) None548.9
Missing40 
TOTAL608100.0
12) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by economic hardships? (STRMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot19030.8
2) Some27444.4
3) A little12119.6
4) None325.2
Missing31 
TOTAL617100.0
13) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by child care needs? (STRCARE)
TOTAL%
1) A lot18129.5
2) Some29347.7
3) A little9515.5
4) None457.3
Missing34 
TOTAL614100.0
14) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by sports and extracurricular activities for children? (STRACT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot14323.4
2) Some26543.4
3) A little15625.5
4) None477.7
Missing37 
TOTAL611100.0
15) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by extramarital affairs? (STRAFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) A lot8213.9
2) Some19533.1
3) A little22137.5
4) None9115.4
Missing59 
TOTAL589100.0
16) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by family members suffering from long-term illness or disability? (STRILL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot19731.8
2) Some28045.2
3) A little11718.9
4) None264.2
Missing28 
TOTAL620100.0
17) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by adult children caring for their parents? (STRPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) A lot14323.1
2) Some30549.2
3) A little13021.0
4) None426.8
Missing28 
TOTAL620100.0
18) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Pre-marital counseling. (MINPREMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated6410.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated45671.9
3) No7311.5
4) Don't know416.5
Missing14 
TOTAL634100.0
19) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Marital counseling or support groups for married couples. (MINMARID)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated335.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated26642.4
3) No27043.0
4) Don't know599.4
Missing20 
TOTAL628100.0
20) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Marriage enrichment events or retreats. (MINEVNTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated589.4
2) Yes, but I've not participated16927.3
3) No35557.3
4) Don't know386.1
Missing28 
TOTAL620100.0
21) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Retreats for families (intergenerational). (MINRETRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated14022.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated17227.6
3) No29046.5
4) Don't know213.4
Missing25 
TOTAL623100.0
22) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School. (MINSCHOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated17027.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated17127.4
3) No26943.1
4) Don't know142.2
Missing24 
TOTAL624100.0
23) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Other intentionally-intergenerational events. (MINOTINT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated29848.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated10316.8
3) No14523.6
4) Don't know6811.1
Missing34 
TOTAL614100.0
24) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Daycare or after-school programs for children. (MINDCARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated6810.8
2) Yes, but I've not participated20732.9
3) No34254.3
4) Don't know132.1
Missing18 
TOTAL630100.0
25) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Adult daycare program. (MINACARE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated61.0
2) Yes, but I've not participated355.6
3) No55989.3
4) Don't know264.2
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
26) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home. (MINELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated15825.4
2) Yes, but I've not participated28145.1
3) No16025.7
4) Don't know243.9
Missing25 
TOTAL623100.0
27) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Singles ministry (young or old). (MINSINGL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated416.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated21133.7
3) No33253.0
4) Don't know426.7
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
28) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Ministry for victims of domestic violence. (MINVICT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated81.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated7411.8
3) No45172.0
4) Don't know9314.9
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
29) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence. (MINPERP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated40.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated243.8
3) No49879.7
4) Don't know9915.8
Missing23 
TOTAL625100.0
30) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Outreach to refugee or immigrant families. (MINREF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated8213.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated12019.1
3) No38361.1
4) Don't know426.7
Missing21 
TOTAL627100.0
31) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Mission opportunities families can participate in together. (MINFMISS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated20031.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated21634.4
3) No17327.6
4) Don't know386.1
Missing21 
TOTAL627100.0
32) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues. (MINACLSS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated14222.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated22035.0
3) No22736.1
4) Don't know406.4
Missing19 
TOTAL629100.0
33) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues. (MINFMIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated13120.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated19230.7
3) No23437.4
4) Don't know6911.0
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
34) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for interfaith couples. (MININTRF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated61.0
2) Yes, but I've not participated619.8
3) No45573.4
4) Don't know9815.8
Missing28 
TOTAL620100.0
35) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples. (MININTRR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated81.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated396.3
3) No48177.3
4) Don't know9415.1
Missing26 
TOTAL622100.0
36) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Help on spiritual formation. (MINSPFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated20933.8
2) Yes, but I've not participated16526.7
3) No17428.1
4) Don't know7111.5
Missing29 
TOTAL619100.0
37) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Help on balancing family and work. (MINBLNCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated355.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated7311.7
3) No40564.8
4) Don't know11217.9
Missing23 
TOTAL625100.0
38) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Help on living within a budget. (MINBDGET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated243.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated7311.7
3) No42868.8
4) Don't know9715.6
Missing26 
TOTAL622100.0
39) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Help with coping with conflict among family members. (MINCFLCT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated284.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated13020.9
3) No36458.4
4) Don't know10116.2
Missing25 
TOTAL623100.0
40) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group. (MINDVRCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated142.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated18229.0
3) No34554.9
4) Don't know8713.9
Missing20 
TOTAL628100.0
41) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support single-father families. (MINSFATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated20.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated487.7
3) No46474.2
4) Don't know11117.8
Missing23 
TOTAL625100.0
42) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for foster and adoptive parents. (MINFSTER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated121.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated548.6
3) No46474.0
4) Don't know9715.5
Missing21 
TOTAL627100.0
43) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for blended families. (MINBLNDD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated101.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated518.2
3) No45372.5
4) Don't know11117.8
Missing23 
TOTAL625100.0
44) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Classes/education on human sexuality. (MINSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated386.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated10316.6
3) No40364.9
4) Don't know7712.4
Missing27 
TOTAL621100.0
45) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Family life center. (MINLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated315.0
2) Yes, but I've not participated365.8
3) No50782.0
4) Don't know447.1
Missing30 
TOTAL618100.0
46) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Gymnasium. (MINGYM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated619.8
2) Yes, but I've not participated6310.2
3) No48778.5
4) Don't know91.5
Missing28 
TOTAL620100.0
47) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Sports programs for singles and families. (MINSPRTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated7111.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated15825.2
3) No37259.4
4) Don't know254.0
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
48) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for single-mother families. (MINSMOMS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated91.4
2) Yes, but I've not participated9815.8
3) No43169.3
4) Don't know8413.5
Missing26 
TOTAL622100.0
49) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Ministry to caregivers. (MINCGVRS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated508.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated16025.8
3) No33954.8
4) Don't know7011.3
Missing29 
TOTAL619100.0
50) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation"). (MINSAND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated132.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated7612.2
3) No44070.5
4) Don't know9515.2
Missing24 
TOTAL624100.0
51) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for grandparents raising grandchildren. (MINGPARS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated91.4
2) Yes, but I've not participated396.3
3) No48477.8
4) Don't know9014.5
Missing26 
TOTAL622100.0
52) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Other family ministries. (MINOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated226.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated328.9
3) No20256.3
4) Don't know10328.7
Missing289 
TOTAL359100.0
53) Of the ministries listed above that are not offered by your congregation, list up to three that you would especially like your congregation to begin to offer. Number one. (MINWANT1)
TOTAL%
1) Pre-marital counseling40.9
2) Marital counseling or support groups for married couples122.6
3) Marriage enrichment events or retreats275.8
4) Retreats for families (intergenerational)235.0
5) Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School10.2
6) Other intentionally-intergenerational events40.9
7) Daycare or after-school programs for children153.2
8) Adult daycare program91.9
9) Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home51.1
10) Singles ministry (young or old)183.9
11) Ministry for victims of domestic violence81.7
12) Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence10.2
13) Outreach to refugee or immigrant families51.1
14) Mission opportunities families can participate in together71.5
15) Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues122.6
16) Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues61.3
17) Support for interfaith couples51.1
19) Help on spiritual formation102.2
20) Help on balancing family and work132.8
21) Help on living within a budget30.6
22) Help on coping with conflict among family members71.5
23) Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group102.2
24) Support for single-father families61.3
25) Support for foster and adoptive families153.2
26) Support for blended families235.0
27) Classes/education on human sexuality173.7
28) Family life center4810.4
29) Gymnasium153.2
30) Sports programs for singles and families91.9
31) Support for single-mother families398.4
32) Ministry to caregivers429.1
33) Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation")367.8
34) Support for grandparents raising grandchildren51.1
35) Other family ministries (specify)30.6
Missing185 
TOTAL463100.0
54) Of the ministries listed above that are not offered by your congregation, list up to three that you would especially like your congregation to begin to offer. Number two. (MINWANT2)
TOTAL%
1) Pre-marital counseling10.2
2) Marital counseling or support groups for married couples30.7
3) Marriage enrichment events or retreats102.3
4) Retreats for families (intergenerational)112.6
5) Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School71.6
6) Other intentionally-intergenerational events10.2
7) Daycare or after-school programs for children61.4
8) Adult daycare program51.2
9) Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home40.9
10) Singles ministry (young or old)102.3
11) Ministry for victims of domestic violence51.2
12) Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence51.2
13) Outreach to refugee or immigrant families30.7
14) Mission opportunities families can participate in together112.6
15) Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues122.8
16) Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues122.8
17) Support for interfaith couples20.5
18) Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples20.5
19) Help on spiritual formation92.1
20) Help on balancing family and work245.6
21) Help on living within a budget163.7
22) Help on coping with conflict among family members143.2
23) Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group122.8
24) Support for single-father families51.2
25) Support for foster and adoptive families71.6
26) Support for blended families163.7
27) Classes/education on human sexuality102.3
28) Family life center337.7
29) Gymnasium153.5
30) Sports programs for singles and families184.2
31) Support for single-mother families307.0
32) Ministry to caregivers4710.9
33) Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation")4410.2
34) Support for grandparents raising grandchildren122.8
35) Other family ministries (specify)92.1
Missing217 
TOTAL431100.0
55) Of the ministries listed above that are not offered by your congregation, list up to three that you would especially like your congregation to begin to offer. Number three. (MINWANT3)
TOTAL%
1) Pre-marital counseling10.3
2) Marital counseling or support groups for married couples61.7
3) Marriage enrichment events or retreats102.8
4) Retreats for families (intergenerational)92.5
5) Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School10.3
6) Other intentionally-intergenerational events30.8
7) Daycare or after-school programs for children51.4
8) Adult daycare program41.1
9) Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home20.6
10) Singles ministry (young or old)92.5
11) Ministry for victims of domestic violence20.6
12) Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence20.6
13) Outreach to refugee or immigrant families20.6
14) Mission opportunities families can participate in together41.1
15) Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues102.8
16) Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues92.5
17) Support for interfaith couples41.1
18) Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples20.6
19) Help on spiritual formation123.3
20) Help on balancing family and work123.3
21) Help on living within a budget82.2
22) Help on coping with conflict among family members92.5
23) Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group82.2
24) Support for single-father families61.7
25) Support for foster and adoptive families82.2
26) Support for blended families185.0
27) Classes/education on human sexuality123.3
28) Family life center287.8
29) Gymnasium113.1
30) Sports programs for singles and families174.7
31) Support for single-mother families215.8
32) Ministry to caregivers287.8
33) Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation")328.9
34) Support for grandparents raising grandchildren318.6
35) Other family ministries (specify)143.9
Missing288 
TOTAL360100.0
56) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job ministering to singles. (JOBSINGL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree416.6
2) Agree16726.8
3) Uncertain18830.1
4) Disagree19230.8
5) Strongly disagree365.8
Missing24 
TOTAL624100.0
57) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job ministering to divorced persons. (JOBDVRCD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree264.2
2) Agree16726.7
3) Uncertain24038.3
4) Disagree17327.6
5) Strongly disagree203.2
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
58) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job ministering to blended/step-families. (JOBSTEPS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree162.6
2) Agree11518.5
3) Uncertain30749.4
4) Disagree16125.9
5) Strongly disagree233.7
Missing26 
TOTAL622100.0
59) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job supporting marriages. (JOBMARRG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14423.1
2) Agree32051.3
3) Uncertain10617.0
4) Disagree487.7
5) Strongly disagree61.0
Missing24 
TOTAL624100.0
60) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job supporting parents. (JOBPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15624.9
2) Agree30648.8
3) Uncertain11217.9
4) Disagree467.3
5) Strongly disagree71.1
Missing21 
TOTAL627100.0
61) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job making worship family-inclusive. (JOBWRSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25941.5
2) Agree28545.7
3) Uncertain457.2
4) Disagree325.1
5) Strongly disagree30.5
Missing24 
TOTAL624100.0
62) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job making other activities family-inclusive. (JOBOTACT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20933.6
2) Agree30248.6
3) Uncertain8213.2
4) Disagree254.0
5) Strongly disagree40.6
Missing26 
TOTAL622100.0
63) Are you familiar with the organization Presbyterian Mariners? (PRESMAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17026.7
2) No46773.3
Missing11 
TOTAL637100.0
64) Have you ever been a member of a Presbyterian Mariners' group? (PRESMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7211.6
2) No54788.4
Missing29 
TOTAL619100.0
65) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Have you ever been interested in joining or invited to join a Mariners' group? (PRESMAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes378.9
2) No38191.1
Missing230 
TOTAL418100.0
66) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Couldn't afford it (PRESMAR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64599.5
1) Checked30.5
TOTAL648100.0
67) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Too busy (PRESMAR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62596.5
1) Checked233.5
TOTAL648100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Just never got around to it (PRESMAR6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64098.8
1) Checked81.2
TOTAL648100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Joined another type or parenting-support group (PRESMAR7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64399.2
1) Checked50.8
TOTAL648100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : No group in my congregation (PRESMAR8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49977.0
1) Checked14923.0
TOTAL648100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Other (specify) (PRESMAR9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59391.5
1) Checked558.5
TOTAL648100.0
72) Does your congregation have a Presbyterian Mariners' group now or did it have one in the past? (PRSMAR10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, now528.2
2) No, but we had one in the past7511.8
3) No, and we've never had one to my knowledge40564.0
4) Don't know10116.0
Missing15 
TOTAL633100.0
73) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR5=1 "YES, NOW" OR 2 "NO, BUT WE HAD ONE IN THE PAST"]How would you rate the effectiveness of the Presbyterian Mariners' group in your congregation? (PRSMAR11)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective64.0
2) Effective3523.3
3) Not very effective128.0
4) Not at all effective149.3
5) Don't know8355.3
Missing498 
TOTAL150100.0
74) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR5=1 "YES, NOW" OR 2 "NO, BUT WE HAD ONE IN THE PAST"]How would you describe the trend in the number of participants in the Mariners' group over the last five years? (PRSMAR12)
TOTAL%
1) Growing64.4
2) Staying about the same2216.2
3) Declining2417.6
4) Don't know8461.8
Missing512 
TOTAL136100.0
75) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR5=3 "NO, AND WE'VE NEVER HAD ONE TO MY KNOWLEDGE" OR 4 "DON'T KNOW"]Has the session or another part of the congregation considered forming a Presbyterian Mariners' group in the last five years? (PRSMAR13)
TOTAL%
1) Yes173.0
2) No34160.2
3) Don't know20836.7
Missing82 
TOTAL566100.0
76) Are you familiar with the family ministry web site (under "Family Ministry" at www.pcusa.org)? (FAMWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar58794.1
2) Very helpful50.8
3) Helpful172.7
4) A little helpful91.4
5) Not helpful61.0
Missing24 
TOTAL624100.0
77) Are you familiar with the Presbyterian Mariners' web site (www.undial.com/~mariners)? (FAMPRWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar60798.5
3) Helpful10.2
4) A little helpful30.5
5) Not helpful50.8
Missing32 
TOTAL616100.0
78) Are you familiar with Presbyterian Mariners' workbooks on various family issues? (FAMWKBKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar60297.3
2) Very helpful20.3
3) Helpful81.3
4) A little helpful20.3
5) Not helpful50.8
Missing29 
TOTAL619100.0
79) Are you familiar with Alert magazine for leaders and planners of the church's education program? (FAMALERT)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar52785.0
2) Very helpful193.1
3) Helpful508.1
4) A little helpful172.7
5) Not helpful71.1
Missing28 
TOTAL620100.0
80) Are you familiar with the Family Ministry Packet including the Family Week Poster? (FAMMNPAC)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar59295.5
2) Very helpful20.3
3) Helpful172.7
4) A little helpful30.5
5) Not helpful61.0
Missing28 
TOTAL620100.0
81) Are you familiar with the Family Ministry Journal published by Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary? (FAMFMJRN)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar58594.8
2) Very helpful40.6
3) Helpful203.2
4) A little helpful20.3
5) Not helpful61.0
Missing31 
TOTAL617100.0
82) Are you familiar with the parenting resources included as part of the PC(U.S.A.) church school curriculum? (FAMPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar54687.9
2) Very helpful101.6
3) Helpful477.6
4) A little helpful132.1
5) Not helpful50.8
Missing27 
TOTAL621100.0
83) Are you familiar with the PC(U.S.A.) resources on human sexuality? (FAMSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar54387.6
2) Very helpful81.3
3) Helpful497.9
4) A little helpful101.6
5) Not helpful101.6
Missing28 
TOTAL620100.0
84) Are you familiar with the family ministry resources produced by other denominations? (FAMOTMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar51484.8
2) Very helpful162.6
3) Helpful528.6
4) A little helpful213.5
5) Not helpful30.5
Missing42 
TOTAL606100.0
85) Are you familiar with the Parenting for Peace and Justice Network resources? (FAMPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar55692.1
2) Very helpful71.2
3) Helpful223.6
4) A little helpful111.8
5) Not helpful81.3
Missing44 
TOTAL604100.0
86) Are you familiar with the Religion, Culture, and Family Project book series? (FAMBOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar57895.9
2) Very helpful40.7
3) Helpful122.0
4) A little helpful30.5
5) Not helpful61.0
Missing45 
TOTAL603100.0
87) Are you familiar with the Active Parenting publishers? (FAMPUBL)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar55091.1
2) Very helpful101.7
3) Helpful315.1
4) A little helpful91.5
5) Not helpful40.7
Missing44 
TOTAL604100.0
88) Are you familiar with the intergenerational ministry resources? (FAMINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar56593.5
2) Very helpful81.3
3) Helpful223.6
4) A little helpful61.0
5) Not helpful30.5
Missing44 
TOTAL604100.0
89) Are there issues affecting families for which you have been unable to find resources? (OTHISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes275.8
2) No43794.2
Missing184 
TOTAL464100.0
90) Homosexuality should be considered an acceptable alternative lifestyle. (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6510.6
2) Agree10216.7
3) Uncertain8914.5
4) Disagree8513.9
5) Strongly disagree27144.3
Missing36 
TOTAL612100.0
91) Gay partners who make a legal commitment to each other should be entitled to the same rights and benefits as couples in traditional marriages. (PARTNERS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7311.9
2) Agree8513.9
3) Uncertain9916.2
4) Disagree10717.5
5) Strongly disagree24840.5
Missing36 
TOTAL612100.0
92) Presbyterian ministers should be prohibited from performing a ceremony that blesses the union between two people of the same sex. (HOMOBLES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree28145.6
2) Agree9315.1
3) Uncertain7211.7
4) Disagree7712.5
5) Strongly disagree9315.1
Missing32 
TOTAL616100.0
93) It is okay for two people of the same sex to hold a union ceremony in a Presbyterian church. (CEREOKAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6410.4
2) Agree7011.4
3) Uncertain7712.6
4) Disagree9715.8
5) Strongly disagree30549.8
Missing35 
TOTAL613100.0
94) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders648100.0
TOTAL648100.0
95) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper60693.5
2) Web426.5
TOTAL648100.0
96) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? __ year(s) (if less than one year, __ months) (YRSMEMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL64022.4525
97) How far do you live from your congregation? __ mile(s) (HOWFAR)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile101.6
1) 114522.9
2) 29715.3
3) 38914.1
4) 4507.9
5) 57812.3
6) 6355.5
7) 7233.6
8) 8254.0
9) 960.9
10) 10233.6
11) 1110.2
12) 12142.2
13) 1310.2
14) 1420.3
15) 15111.7
17) 1720.3
18) 1820.3
19) 1910.2
20) 2071.1
22) 2210.2
25) 2520.3
30) 3020.3
37) 3710.2
40) 4010.2
45) 4510.2
450) 45010.2
998) 998 miles or more10.2
Missing16 
TOTAL632100.0
98) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you attend? If you don't know, leave the line blank and check here. (NOMEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL613903.2461535
99) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63498.9
2) No71.1
Missing7 
TOTAL641100.0
100) [IF YES TO EVERELDR] Are you serving now on session? (NOWELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37358.7
2) No26241.3
Missing13 
TOTAL635100.0
101) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25239.6
2) No38460.4
Missing12 
TOTAL636100.0
102) [IF YES TO EVERDCON] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (NOWDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82.3
2) No33597.7
Missing305 
TOTAL343100.0
103) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCOMCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37358.0
1) Checked27042.0
Missing5 
TOTAL643100.0
104) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCOMME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29846.3
1) Checked34653.7
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
105) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSGAMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58090.1
1) Checked649.9
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
106) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (POSYGOFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52882.0
1) Checked11618.0
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
107) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSYGMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44569.1
1) Checked19930.9
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
108) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Organist or choir director (POSCHDIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63198.0
1) Checked132.0
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
109) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of choir (POSCHMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49777.2
1) Checked14722.8
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
110) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Church school teacher/leader (POSTCHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42566.0
1) Checked21934.0
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
111) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Other (specify) (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61094.7
1) Checked345.3
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
112) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (Check the appropriate box) (FREQATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.2
3) Once or twice a year10.2
4) Several times a year50.8
5) Once a month50.8
6) Two-three times a month558.6
7) Nearly every week39662.0
8) Every week17627.5
Missing9 
TOTAL639100.0
113) In the last year, have there been any Sundays, any at all, when you were unable to attend or happened not to attend worship at your congregation? (EVERMISA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60398.7
2) No81.3
Missing37 
TOTAL611100.0
114) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] Approximately how many Sundays have you missed attending worship over the last year (52 weeks)? Estimate the number of Sundays you were absent from worship in the last year on the line. (EVERMISB)
TOTAL%
0) None20.3
1) 1132.1
2) 2497.8
3) 3508.0
4) 49815.6
5) 5558.8
6) 67912.6
7) 7264.1
8) 8609.6
9) 950.8
10) 108213.1
11) 1110.2
12) 12284.5
13) 1330.5
14) 1450.8
15) 15254.0
16) 1650.8
17) 1710.2
18) 1850.8
20) 20152.4
24) 2420.3
25) 2550.8
26) 2620.3
28) 2810.2
30) 3010.2
35) 3510.2
36) 3610.2
40) 4030.5
42) 4210.2
48) 4810.2
50) 5020.3
99) Don't Know10.2
Missing20 
TOTAL628100.0
115) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - My job/business required me to be at work on Sunday. (EMJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55486.0
1) Checked9014.0
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
116) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I was traveling on business and didn't get home in time. (EMRAVEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53082.3
1) Checked11417.7
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
117) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I was ill. (EMILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39561.3
1) Checked24938.7
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
118) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I had family responsibilities (e.g., caring for an ill or disabled child or parent). (EMFAMLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48174.8
1) Checked16225.2
Missing5 
TOTAL643100.0
119) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I was away on vacation. (EMVACATN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11017.1
1) Checked53482.9
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
120) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I needed the time to catch up on other responsibilities. (EMCTCHUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55786.5
1) Checked8713.5
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
121) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I just didn't feel like going. (EMFEEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58490.7
1) Checked609.3
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
122) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - The weather was bad. (EMWEATHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59492.2
1) Checked507.8
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
123) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I overslept. (EMSLEPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63398.3
1) Checked111.7
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
124) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I had guests from out of town. (EMGUEST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50979.0
1) Checked13521.0
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
125) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I decided to do something else that day. (EMELSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57489.1
1) Checked7010.9
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
126) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I wasn't interested in the theme of the service. (EMTHEME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63999.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
127) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - I didn't want to hear a particular preacher/speaker. (EMPRECHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61395.2
1) Checked314.8
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
128) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - Conflict in the congregation (EMCNFLCT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63198.0
1) Checked132.0
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
129) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] What factors led you to miss church during the last year? Answer by putting a check in the box beside each reason for why you missed one or more Sundays. - Other (volunteered response) (EMOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) All other2271.0
2) Worked at another church13.2
3) Visited another church (out of town)39.7
4) Seasonal migrant13.2
5) Visited another church412.9
Missing617 
TOTAL31100.0
130) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you...Attended programs or events at your church (besides worship; if you attended Sunday church school, include those hours here)? (HRSEVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours578.9
2) 1-2 hours8012.5
3) 3-5 hours18729.3
4) 6-10 hours17827.9
5) 11-20 hours9715.2
6) More than 20 hours396.1
Missing10 
TOTAL638100.0
131) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you...Given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event? (HRSVOLCH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours578.9
2) 1-2 hours12018.8
3) 3-5 hours17727.7
4) 6-10 hours15323.9
5) 11-20 hours7611.9
6) More than 20 hours568.8
Missing9 
TOTAL639100.0
132) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you...Participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization which took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (HRSOTHCH)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours30648.2
2) 1-2 hours12720.0
3) 3-5 hours10716.9
4) 6-10 hours518.0
5) 11-20 hours142.2
6) More than 20 hours304.7
Missing13 
TOTAL635100.0
133) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you...Given volunteer time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (e.g., through volunteer or committee work)? (HRSVOLOT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 hours23737.5
2) 1-2 hours15023.7
3) 3-5 hours11117.6
4) 6-10 hours6910.9
5) 11-20 hours284.4
6) More than 20 hours375.9
Missing16 
TOTAL632100.0
134) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BELCHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51781.7
2) No11618.3
Missing15 
TOTAL633100.0
135) [IF YES TO BELCRCH] What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (Check only one box) (WHACHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist366.9
2) Disciples of Christ101.9
3) Episcopal152.9
4) Lutheran193.7
5) Methodist7213.9
6) Presbyterian25849.7
7) Other Presbyterian112.1
8) Reformed101.9
9) Roman Catholic152.9
10) UCC316.0
11) Non-denominational163.1
12) Other265.0
Missing129 
TOTAL519100.0
136) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Check only one. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, answer by putting a check in the one that influenced you the most.) (DEN_RAIS)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist589.1
2) Disciples of Christ162.5
3) Episcopal203.1
4) Lutheran325.0
5) Methodist8713.7
6) Presbyterian27443.1
7) Other Presbyterian121.9
8) Reformed111.7
9) Roman Catholic314.9
10) UCC325.0
11) Non-denominational182.8
12) None142.2
13) Other314.9
Missing12 
TOTAL636100.0
137) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL63224.64414
138) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active24738.5
2) Generally active12619.6
3) Somewhat active9915.4
4) Not very active8012.5
5) Not active at all8813.7
6) Don't know20.3
Missing6 
TOTAL642100.0
139) Do any of your relatives serve as pastors, Christian educators, mission workers, or in other full-time ministry for a Presbyterian or other church? (RELPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11317.8
2) No52182.2
Missing14 
TOTAL634100.0
140) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST#)
TOTAL%
0) 4029.4
1) 7051.5
2) 1813.2
3) 64.4
4) 10.7
6) 10.7
Missing512 
TOTAL136100.0
141) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64099.5
1) Checked30.5
Missing5 
TOTAL643100.0
142) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64399.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
143) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked644100.0
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
144) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64399.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
145) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63097.8
1) Checked142.2
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
146) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63798.9
1) Checked71.1
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
147) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - A brother or sister (SIBPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63398.3
1) Checked111.7
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
148) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
0) All other11.2
1) Grandchild33.5
2) Distant ancestor11.2
3) Uncle/Aunt89.4
4) Niece or nephew1517.6
5) Cousin3743.5
8) Spouse67.1
9) In-law1416.5
Missing563 
TOTAL85100.0
149) Have any other relatives, whether living or dead, such as grandparents or great-grandparents, served in the past as pastors, Christian educators, missionary workers, or in other full-time ministry for a Presbyterian or other church? (RELCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13120.9
2) No49579.1
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
150) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH#)
TOTAL%
0) 3323.6
1) 6244.3
2) 2920.7
3) 85.7
4) 32.1
5) 10.7
6) 21.4
7) 21.4
Missing508 
TOTAL140100.0
151) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62697.2
1) Checked182.8
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
152) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62496.9
1) Checked203.1
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
153) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61695.7
1) Checked284.3
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
154) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63698.8
1) Checked81.2
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
155) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply - My son (SONCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64399.8
1) 110.2
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
156) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64399.8
1) 110.2
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
157) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - A brother or sister (SIBCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62997.7
1) Checked152.3
Missing4 
TOTAL644100.0
158) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Grandchild22.4
2) Distant ancestor2428.6
3) Uncle/Aunt2833.3
5) Cousin1214.3
8) Spouse56.0
9) In-law1315.5
Missing564 
TOTAL84100.0
159) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative335.2
2) Conservative21633.8
3) Moderate28143.9
4) Liberal9314.5
5) Very Liberal172.7
Missing8 
TOTAL640100.0
160) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45571.1
2) No18528.9
Missing8 
TOTAL640100.0
161) Would you say you have had a conversion experience--that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (CNVRSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29045.7
2) No34454.3
Missing14 
TOTAL634100.0
162) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61598.9
2) No71.1
Missing26 
TOTAL622100.0
163) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it34455.7
2) Almost all of it10116.3
3) Most of it11718.9
4) Some of it386.1
5) Only a very small amount20.3
6) Not sure162.6
Missing30 
TOTAL618100.0
164) The account of Creation presented in Genesis - (Check the one box that best describes your view) (CREA_TRU)
TOTAL%
1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible--that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world497.7
2) Is a true account of how God created the world36257.1
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created22335.2
Missing14 
TOTAL634100.0
165) Which statement best summarizes your view of the Bible? (Check one box) (BIBL_ACC)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is entirely accurate without error of any kind.16226.6
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history.31852.3
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters.12821.1
Missing40 
TOTAL608100.0
166) 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. (IND_BEL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree345.4
2) Agree12620.0
3) Not sure7411.7
4) Disagree28144.6
5) Strongly disagree11518.3
Missing18 
TOTAL630100.0
167) 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. (ALL_RELS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree243.8
2) Agree14222.6
3) Not sure11318.0
4) Disagree20532.6
5) Strongly disagree14422.9
Missing20 
TOTAL628100.0
168) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - There is a life beyond death. (BYND_DTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42968.4
2) Agree15023.9
3) Not sure426.7
4) Disagree50.8
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing21 
TOTAL627100.0
169) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The only absolute truth for humanity is in Jesus Christ. (JES_TRUE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29747.8
2) Agree16827.1
3) Not sure8714.0
4) Disagree558.9
5) Strongly disagree142.3
Missing27 
TOTAL621100.0
170) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (JES_SAVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17327.7
2) Agree10116.2
3) Not sure15524.8
4) Disagree13421.5
5) Strongly disagree619.8
Missing24 
TOTAL624100.0
171) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHAR_FTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26542.3
2) Agree32952.5
3) Not sure193.0
4) Disagree111.8
5) Strongly disagree30.5
Missing21 
TOTAL627100.0
172) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24839.4
2) Agree20031.7
3) Not sure10817.1
4) Disagree548.6
5) Strongly disagree203.2
Missing18 
TOTAL630100.0
173) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - Jesus was born of a virgin. (JES_VRGN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31750.4
2) Agree20532.6
3) Not sure8313.2
4) Disagree152.4
5) Strongly disagree91.4
Missing19 
TOTAL629100.0
174) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Read the Bible privately (OFT_BPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily13020.5
2) Several times a week10917.2
3) Weekly10917.2
4) Several times a month9114.4
5) Once a month396.2
6) Several times a year11418.0
7) Once a year or less314.9
8) Never101.6
Missing15 
TOTAL633100.0
175) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Read the Bible with family or friends (OFT_BFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily182.9
2) Several times a week274.3
3) Weekly14623.3
4) Several times a month8213.1
5) Once a month487.7
6) Several times a year10817.3
7) Once a year or less7912.6
8) Never11818.8
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
176) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Attend a Bible study group (OFT_BGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10.2
2) Several times a week50.8
3) Weekly16627.0
4) Several times a month548.8
5) Once a month6210.1
6) Several times a year9916.1
7) Once a year or less9415.3
8) Never13421.8
Missing33 
TOTAL615100.0
177) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily43669.3
2) Several times a week11418.1
3) Weekly254.0
4) Several times a month325.1
5) Once a month20.3
6) Several times a year172.7
8) Never30.5
Missing19 
TOTAL629100.0
178) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray with family or friends (OFT_PFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily14523.2
2) Several times a week9515.2
3) Weekly12820.4
4) Several times a month8613.7
5) Once a month243.8
6) Several times a year7612.1
7) Once a year or less254.0
8) Never477.5
Missing22 
TOTAL626100.0
179) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Attend a prayer group (OFT_PGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily61.0
2) Several times a week71.1
3) Weekly6610.7
4) Several times a month315.0
5) Once a month396.3
6) Several times a year8914.4
7) Once a year or less11318.3
8) Never26843.3
Missing29 
TOTAL619100.0
180) Do you believe that Jesus will return to Earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47277.3
2) No335.4
3) Not sure10617.3
Missing37 
TOTAL611100.0
181) [IF YES TO JES_RTRN] Do you think that Jesus's return is more likely in 2000, less likely in 2000, or about as likely then as in any other year? (RTRN2000)
TOTAL%
1) More likely in 2000112.1
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year32562.1
3) Less likely in 2000142.7
4) No opinion17333.1
Missing125 
TOTAL523100.0
182) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18729.9
2) No43870.1
Missing23 
TOTAL625100.0
183) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] Will you be celebrating or commemorating the end of 1999 and the beginning of 2000 in a way different from how you would usually mark the end of one year and the beginning of a new one? (PLAN_USU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8425.7
2) No24374.3
Missing321 
TOTAL327100.0
184) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home87.6
2) Spend time with family2826.7
3) Party/Celebrate2725.7
4) Work65.7
5) Attend church2120.0
6) Vacation/Travel32.9
7) Not sure-no plans yet54.8
9) Other76.7
Missing543 
TOTAL105100.0
185) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home125.0
3) Party/Celebrate375.0
Missing644 
TOTAL4100.0
186) Does your congregation plan to hold a worship service on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day to mark the transition to 2000? (NEW_SERV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely487.6
2) Yes, probably7712.1
3) No, probably not13721.6
4) No, definitely not264.1
5) Don't know34654.6
Missing14 
TOTAL634100.0
187) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in U.S. society generally? (Y2KSOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very major20.3
2) Major193.0
3) Minor25039.5
4) Very minor26642.0
5) None at all599.3
6) No opinion375.8
Missing15 
TOTAL633100.0
188) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in your local community? (Y2KCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Very major20.3
2) Major50.8
3) Minor22034.8
4) Very minor27243.0
5) None at all9815.5
6) No opinion365.7
Missing15 
TOTAL633100.0
189) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in your local church? (Y2KCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very major10.2
2) Major30.5
3) Minor10416.4
4) Very minor22435.4
5) None at all26942.5
6) No opinion325.1
Missing15 
TOTAL633100.0
190) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in your own personal life? (Y2KLIFE)
TOTAL%
2) Major20.3
3) Minor12920.3
4) Very minor24638.8
5) None at all22635.6
6) No opinion314.9
Missing14 
TOTAL634100.0
191) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female33452.1
2) Male30747.9
Missing7 
TOTAL641100.0
192) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL63957.73913
193) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm7311.4
2) On a farm426.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)16726.2
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)9414.7
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city6410.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000)7211.3
7) In a suburb near a large city12619.7
Missing10 
TOTAL638100.0
194) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married54285.0
2) Not married9615.0
Missing10 
TOTAL638100.0
195) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2524.8
2) Yes, now widowed5049.5
3) Yes, now divorced2120.8
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced55.0
Missing547 
TOTAL101100.0
196) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No43484.4
2) Yes, was widowed61.2
3) Yes, was divorced7214.0
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced20.4
Missing134 
TOTAL514100.0
197) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Never152.8
2) Less than once a year81.5
3) About once or twice a year213.9
4) Several times a year142.6
5) About once a month244.5
6) Two-three times a month5410.1
7) Nearly every week27751.8
8) Every week12222.8
Missing113 
TOTAL535100.0
198) 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), and his or her current religious affiliation. - Faith in which spouse was raised (SPOURAIS)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist6712.6
2) Disciples of Christ112.1
3) Episcopal142.6
4) Lutheran254.7
5) Methodist9618.0
6) Presbyterian Church17132.1
7) Other Presbyterian112.1
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic529.8
10) UCC234.3
11) Non-denominational173.2
12) None224.1
13) Other224.1
Missing116 
TOTAL532100.0
199) 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), and his or her current religious affiliation. - Spouse's current faith (SPOUFATH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
3) Episcopal20.4
5) Methodist61.3
6) Presbyterian Church42091.1
7) Other Presbyterian51.1
9) Roman Catholic92.0
12) None163.5
13) Other20.4
Missing187 
TOTAL461100.0
200) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, first response (YOUREMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time23036.5
2) Employed part-time538.4
3) Self-employed7812.4
4) Unemployed50.8
5) Retired21233.7
6) Homemaker477.5
7) Student30.5
8) Other20.3
Missing18 
TOTAL630100.0
201) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, second response (YOUREMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time59.4
2) Employed part-time23.8
3) Self-employed611.3
5) Retired1426.4
6) Homemaker2139.6
7) Student35.7
8) Other23.8
Missing595 
TOTAL53100.0
202) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time20339.3
2) Employed part-time458.7
3) Self-employed509.7
4) Unemployed51.0
5) Retired14027.1
6) Homemaker6612.8
7) Student20.4
8) Other40.8
9) Sick/Disabled10.2
Missing132 
TOTAL516100.0
203) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time28.0
2) Employed part-time312.0
3) Self-employed312.0
5) Retired416.0
6) Homemaker832.0
8) Other520.0
Missing623 
TOTAL25100.0
204) If you (and your spouse, if married) are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours per week worked over the last year - Your hours (YOUHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 0184.5
2) 210.3
3) 310.3
4) 420.5
5) 510.3
6) 610.3
8) 820.5
9) 910.3
10) 1082.0
11) 1110.3
12) 1230.8
14) 1420.5
15) 15112.8
16) 1610.3
17) 1710.3
20) 20235.8
21) 2110.3
22) 2210.3
23) 2310.3
24) 2441.0
25) 2541.0
26) 2610.3
27) 2710.3
30) 30225.5
32) 3210.3
35) 3582.0
37) 3720.5
38) 3861.5
40) 408220.6
42) 4261.5
43) 4341.0
45) 454110.3
48) 4861.5
50) 506516.3
52) 5210.3
53) 5310.3
54) 5410.3
55) 55174.3
56) 5610.3
58) 5810.3
60) 60348.5
65) 6520.5
70) 7030.8
84) 8410.3
85) 8510.3
96) 9610.3
99) Don't know20.5
Missing249 
TOTAL399100.0
205) If you (and your spouse, if married) are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours per week worked over the last year - Spouse's hours (SPOUHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 0277.7
1) 110.3
4) 420.6
5) 520.6
6) 620.6
8) 841.1
10) 1061.7
12) 1220.6
14) 1410.3
15) 15102.9
16) 1610.3
17) 1720.6
19) 1910.3
20) 20123.4
22) 2210.3
24) 2430.9
25) 2582.3
28) 2810.3
30) 30164.6
32) 3210.3
33) 3310.3
35) 3572.0
36) 3610.3
37) 3720.6
39) 3910.3
40) 409226.3
42) 4230.9
44) 4430.9
45) 45288.0
46) 4620.6
48) 4851.4
49) 4910.3
50) 504512.9
54) 5420.6
55) 55144.0
56) 5610.3
60) 60174.9
65) 6541.1
68) 6810.3
70) 7072.0
72) 7210.3
75) 7520.6
80) 8020.6
84) 8410.3
99) Don't know41.1
Missing298 
TOTAL350100.0
206) What is your usual occupation (title/kind of work) and, if married, your spouse's usual occupation (title/kind of work)? - Your occupation (YOUOCCUP)
TOTAL%
11) Management7716.5
13) Business and financial operations377.9
15) Computer and math153.2
17) Architecture and engineering194.1
19) Life-physical and social science122.6
21) Community and social services112.4
23) Legal163.4
25) Education/Training/Library7716.5
27) Arts/Design/Entertainment/Sports/Media153.2
29) Healthcare and technical306.4
31) Healthcare support81.7
33) Protective service30.6
35) Food Prep10.2
39) Personal care40.9
41) Sales and related occupations469.8
43) Office and administrative support388.1
45) Farming/Fishing/Forestry81.7
47) Construction40.9
49) Installation/Maintenance/Repair51.1
51) Production occupations81.7
53) Transportation91.9
55) Military30.6
99) Homemaker224.7
Missing180 
TOTAL468100.0
207) What is your usual occupation (title/kind of work) and, if married, your spouse's usual occupation (title/kind of work)? - Spouse's occupation (SPOOCCUP)
TOTAL%
11) Management4611.7
13) Business and financial operations235.9
15) Computer and math153.8
17) Architecture and engineering246.1
19) Life-physical and social science20.5
21) Community and social services143.6
23) Legal112.8
25) Education/Training/Library6516.6
27) Arts/Design/Entertainment/Sports/Media92.3
29) Healthcare and technical328.2
31) Healthcare support30.8
33) Protective service30.8
39) Personal care20.5
41) Sales and related occupations4311.0
43) Office and administrative support369.2
45) Farming/Fishing/Forestry41.0
47) Construction61.5
49) Installation/Maintenance/Repair61.5
51) Production occupations133.3
53) Transportation112.8
55) Military20.5
99) Homemaker225.6
Missing256 
TOTAL392100.0
208) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Your educational level (EDUCYOU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade10.2
3) Some high school40.6
4) High school diploma6510.2
5) Some college12118.9
6) Graduated from college16626.0
7) Some graduate work8212.8
8) A graduate degree20031.3
Missing9 
TOTAL639100.0
209) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Spouse's educational level (EDUCSPOU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade30.6
3) Some high school91.7
4) High school diploma8014.9
5) Some college9317.3
6) Graduated from college15428.6
7) Some graduate work5410.0
8) Graduate degree14527.0
Missing110 
TOTAL538100.0
210) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None589.1
1) 1629.8
2) 226942.4
3) 316425.8
4) 4599.3
5) 5172.7
6) 650.8
7) 710.2
Missing13 
TOTAL635100.0
211) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (Check only one box.) (HH_SIZE)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.7311.4
2) Two of us34653.8
3) Three of us10215.9
4) Four of us8112.6
5) Five of us304.7
6) Six of us81.2
7) Seven or more of us10.2
8) Not Applicable20.3
Missing5 
TOTAL643100.0
212) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None14778.2
1) 12412.8
2) 2168.5
3) 310.5
Missing460 
TOTAL188100.0
213) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_612)
TOTAL%
0) None14362.4
1) 15021.8
2) 23214.0
3) 341.7
Missing419 
TOTAL229100.0
214) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_1317)
TOTAL%
0) None13357.3
1) 17231.0
2) 22711.6
Missing416 
TOTAL232100.0
215) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_1824)
TOTAL%
0) None14472.4
1) 14422.1
2) 2105.0
3) 310.5
Missing449 
TOTAL199100.0
216) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25)
TOTAL%
0) None213.6
1) 16010.2
2) 247380.2
3) 3355.9
4) 410.2
Missing58 
TOTAL590100.0
217) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (For example, a teenager living with both parents would check "4.") (HH_TYPE)
TOTAL%
1) Single adult7011.1
2) Single parent132.1
3) Married, no kids32651.7
4) Married, with kids20933.2
5) Some other arrangement121.9
Missing18 
TOTAL630100.0
218) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now56587.9
2) A different house, same county548.4
3) In a different county, same state111.7
4) In a different state121.9
5) In a different country10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL643100.0
219) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (ST_BORN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL63933.21916
220) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat18529.1
2) Independent10917.1
3) Republican33753.0
4) Other50.8
Missing12 
TOTAL636100.0
221) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White61896.7
2) African American152.3
4) Asian60.9
Missing9 
TOTAL639100.0
222) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) White112.5
3) Indian787.5
Missing640 
TOTAL8100.0
223) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1998? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (HH_INCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00020.3
2) $10K-14,999122.0
3) $15K-19,999172.8
4) $20K-29,999345.6
5) $30K-39,999589.5
6) $40K-49,9996110.0
7) $50K-59,9996410.5
8) $60K-69,999538.7
9) $70K-79,999538.7
10) $80K-89,999548.8
11) $90K-99,999315.1
12) $100K-124,999569.2
13) $125K-149,999355.7
14) $150K or more8113.3
Missing37 
TOTAL611100.0
224) Did you or any other family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGECD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54485.4
2) No9214.4
3) Don't know10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL637100.0
225) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign) (MNY_REG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6143509.1714839
226) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your church, in giving to a special campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church (MNY_SPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4472304.0839298
227) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - 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 (MNY_APPL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL536555.8264505
228) 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.)? (MNY_OUTS)
TOTAL%
1) $016426.7
2) $1-5012620.5
3) $51-1009816.0
4) $101-50010016.3
5) $501-1000426.8
6) $1001-2000264.2
7) $2001+589.4
Missing34 
TOTAL614100.0
229) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (MNY_NREL)
TOTAL%
1) $0152.4
2) $1-508012.9
3) $51-1009415.2
4) $101-50020633.3
5) $501-10007311.8
6) $1001-20006310.2
7) $2001+8714.1
Missing30 
TOTAL618100.0
230) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40436.7
2) 40-4913721.4
3) 50-6424538.3
4) 65+21433.5
Missing9 
TOTAL639100.0
231) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female33452.1
2) Male30747.9
Missing7 
TOTAL641100.0
232) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White61896.7
2) African American152.3
4) Asian60.9
Missing9 
TOTAL639100.0
233) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1998? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,000315.1
2) $20K-49,99915325.0
3) $50K-99,99925541.7
4) $100K+17228.2
Missing37 
TOTAL611100.0
234) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married54285.0
2) Not married9615.0
Missing10 
TOTAL638100.0
235) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat18529.1
2) Independent10917.1
3) Republican33753.0
4) Other50.8
Missing12 
TOTAL636100.0