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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL61440625.909349
2) In general, how good a job does your congregation do in ministering to the needs and concerns of families? (JOBMINIS)
TOTAL%
1) Excellent11018.1
2) Very good22637.2
3) Good16427.0
4) Fair6711.0
5) Poor132.1
6) Not sure274.4
Missing7 
TOTAL607100.0
3) Does your congregation have a committee whose primary responsibilities are for family ministries? (FAMCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16828.2
2) No23739.8
3) Don't know19031.9
Missing19 
TOTAL595100.0
4) Does your congregation have a pastor or other staff member whose responsibilities explicitly include family ministries? (FAMPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23539.2
2) No24140.2
3) Don't know12420.7
Missing14 
TOTAL600100.0
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.26443.9
2) My congregation ministers to families because of a conscious effort to do so.26143.4
3) Not sure7612.6
Missing13 
TOTAL601100.0
6) How much stress have you or your family experienced in the last year? (FSTRESS1)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal9014.9
2) Quite a bit12721.0
3) A moderate amount15024.8
4) Some11118.3
5) A little548.9
6) Hardly any559.1
7) None at all183.0
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
7) How much support did your congregation provide to help you cope with the stress? (FSTRESS2)
TOTAL%
1) A very great deal498.5
2) Quite a bit11319.6
3) A moderate amount8114.0
4) Some10618.4
5) A little6310.9
6) Hardly any6711.6
7) None at all9817.0
Missing37 
TOTAL577100.0
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 lot35359.6
2) Some19232.4
3) A little376.3
4) None101.7
Missing22 
TOTAL592100.0
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 lot17029.1
2) Some28148.0
3) A little10417.8
4) None305.1
Missing29 
TOTAL585100.0
10) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by long work hours? (STRHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) A lot20135.0
2) Some25544.4
3) A little9015.7
4) None284.9
Missing40 
TOTAL574100.0
11) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by business travel? (STRTRAVL)
TOTAL%
1) A lot8214.3
2) Some26546.1
3) A little16128.0
4) None6711.7
Missing39 
TOTAL575100.0
12) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by economic hardships? (STRMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) A lot19933.7
2) Some22938.8
3) A little12621.4
4) None366.1
Missing24 
TOTAL590100.0
13) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by child care needs? (STRCARE)
TOTAL%
1) A lot17129.2
2) Some28949.4
3) A little7312.5
4) None528.9
Missing29 
TOTAL585100.0
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 lot11219.2
2) Some26445.4
3) A little14825.4
4) None5810.0
Missing32 
TOTAL582100.0
15) How much of the stress families experience today do you believe is caused by extramarital affairs? (STRAFAIR)
TOTAL%
1) A lot8114.4
2) Some17731.5
3) A little20135.8
4) None10318.3
Missing52 
TOTAL562100.0
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 lot18932.3
2) Some24541.9
3) A little11219.1
4) None396.7
Missing29 
TOTAL585100.0
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 lot13523.0
2) Some26244.6
3) A little13823.5
4) None528.9
Missing27 
TOTAL587100.0
18) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Pre-marital counseling. (MINPREMA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated6310.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated36962.1
3) No6410.8
4) Don't know9816.5
Missing20 
TOTAL594100.0
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 participated315.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated24741.9
3) No18230.9
4) Don't know12921.9
Missing25 
TOTAL589100.0
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 participated468.0
2) Yes, but I've not participated19634.3
3) No23841.6
4) Don't know9216.1
Missing42 
TOTAL572100.0
21) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Retreats for families (intergenerational). (MINRETRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated9216.0
2) Yes, but I've not participated21537.5
3) No18632.4
4) Don't know8114.1
Missing40 
TOTAL574100.0
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 participated12220.8
2) Yes, but I've not participated20034.1
3) No22037.5
4) Don't know457.7
Missing27 
TOTAL587100.0
23) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Other intentionally-intergenerational events. (MINOTINT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated19533.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated15927.7
3) No11920.7
4) Don't know10217.7
Missing39 
TOTAL575100.0
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 participated447.4
2) Yes, but I've not participated22537.9
3) No28848.6
4) Don't know366.1
Missing21 
TOTAL593100.0
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 participated376.3
3) No47481.0
4) Don't know6811.6
Missing29 
TOTAL585100.0
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 participated9315.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated31153.3
3) No12922.1
4) Don't know518.7
Missing30 
TOTAL584100.0
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 participated305.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated22137.7
3) No25443.3
4) Don't know8113.8
Missing28 
TOTAL586100.0
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 participated50.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated6310.8
3) No31253.5
4) Don't know20334.8
Missing31 
TOTAL583100.0
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 participated30.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated203.4
3) No34058.2
4) Don't know22137.8
Missing30 
TOTAL584100.0
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 participated579.8
2) Yes, but I've not participated13623.4
3) No27246.8
4) Don't know11620.0
Missing33 
TOTAL581100.0
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 participated12922.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated25043.0
3) No12822.0
4) Don't know7412.7
Missing33 
TOTAL581100.0
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 participated8815.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated22137.8
3) No18231.2
4) Don't know9315.9
Missing30 
TOTAL584100.0
33) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues. (MINOSG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated8514.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated18031.0
3) No19032.7
4) Don't know12621.7
Missing33 
TOTAL581100.0
34) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for interfaith couples. (MININTRF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated71.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated498.4
3) No31453.8
4) Don't know21436.6
Missing30 
TOTAL584100.0
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 participated91.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated366.2
3) No32355.5
4) Don't know21436.8
Missing32 
TOTAL582100.0
36) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Help on spiritual formation. (MINSPFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated13422.9
2) Yes, but I've not participated18231.1
3) No13222.6
4) Don't know13723.4
Missing29 
TOTAL585100.0
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 participated162.7
2) Yes, but I've not participated8214.0
3) No30151.5
4) Don't know18631.8
Missing29 
TOTAL585100.0
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 participated132.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated549.2
3) No32355.1
4) Don't know19633.4
Missing28 
TOTAL586100.0
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 participated254.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated13222.8
3) No25243.5
4) Don't know17029.4
Missing35 
TOTAL579100.0
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 participated91.6
2) Yes, but I've not participated15426.6
3) No25343.8
4) Don't know16228.0
Missing36 
TOTAL578100.0
41) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for single-father families. (MIN1FATH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated20.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated396.7
3) No33557.2
4) Don't know21035.8
Missing28 
TOTAL586100.0
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 participated61.0
2) Yes, but I've not participated508.5
3) No33056.1
4) Don't know20234.4
Missing26 
TOTAL588100.0
43) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Support for blended families. (MINBLNDD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated91.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated447.6
3) No31454.0
4) Don't know21536.9
Missing32 
TOTAL582100.0
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 participated305.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated7512.8
3) No30652.1
4) Don't know17630.0
Missing27 
TOTAL587100.0
45) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Family life center. (MINLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated223.8
2) Yes, but I've not participated376.4
3) No40469.7
4) Don't know11720.2
Missing34 
TOTAL580100.0
46) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Gymnasium. (MINGYM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated366.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated7212.3
3) No44175.1
4) Don't know386.5
Missing27 
TOTAL587100.0
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 participated376.3
2) Yes, but I've not participated16027.1
3) No32655.3
4) Don't know6711.4
Missing24 
TOTAL590100.0
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 participated81.4
2) Yes, but I've not participated8314.3
3) No30953.2
4) Don't know18131.2
Missing33 
TOTAL581100.0
49) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Ministry to caregivers. (MINCGVRS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated325.5
2) Yes, but I've not participated13022.4
3) No25844.4
4) Don't know16127.7
Missing33 
TOTAL581100.0
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 participated132.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated498.4
3) No31854.3
4) Don't know20635.2
Missing28 
TOTAL586100.0
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 participated71.2
2) Yes, but I've not participated305.2
3) No34659.6
4) Don't know19834.1
Missing33 
TOTAL581100.0
52) Indicate whether or not your congregation has each ministry, program, and facility: Other family ministries. (MINOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've participated144.1
2) Yes, but I've not participated277.8
3) No14341.4
4) Don't know16146.7
Missing269 
TOTAL345100.0
53) Of the ministries listed above that are not offered by your congregation, list up to three that you would especially like you congregation to begin to offer. Number one. (MINWANT1)
TOTAL%
1) Pre-marital counseling20.5
2) Marital counseling or support groups for married couples71.9
3) Marriage enrichment events or retreats184.9
4) Retreats for families (intergenerational)71.9
5) Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School20.5
6) Other intentionally-intergenerational events30.8
7) Daycare or after-school programs for children133.5
8) Adult daycare program92.4
9) Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home71.9
10) Singles ministry (young or old)102.7
11) Ministry for victims of domestic violence41.1
12) Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence20.5
13) Outreach to refugee or immigrant families20.5
14) Mission opportunities families can participate in together71.9
15) Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues102.7
16) Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues20.5
17) Support for interfaith couples20.5
18) Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples30.8
19) Help on spiritual formation51.4
20) Help on balancing family and work123.3
21) Help on living within a budget41.1
22) Help on coping with conflict among family members41.1
23) Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group41.1
24) Support for single-father families51.4
25) Support for foster and adoptive families174.6
26) Support for blended families123.3
27) Classes/education on human sexuality133.5
28) Family life center4412.0
29) Gymnasium82.2
30) Sports programs for singles and families154.1
31) Support for single-mother families3710.1
32) Ministry to caregivers4211.4
33) Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation")297.9
34) Support for grandparents raising grandchildren41.1
35) Other family ministries (specify)30.8
Missing246 
TOTAL368100.0
54) Of the ministries listed above that are not offered by your congregation, list up to three that you would especially like you congregation to begin to offer. Number two. (MINWANT2)
TOTAL%
1) Pre-marital counseling10.3
2) Marital counseling or support groups for married couples20.6
3) Marriage enrichment events or retreats30.9
4) Retreats for families (intergenerational)51.5
5) Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School30.9
6) Other intentionally-intergenerational events20.6
7) Daycare or after-school programs for children92.7
8) Adult daycare program20.6
10) Singles ministry (young or old)113.2
11) Ministry for victims of domestic violence20.6
12) Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence10.3
13) Outreach to refugee or immigrant families20.6
14) Mission opportunities families can participate in together72.1
15) Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues102.9
16) Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues72.1
17) Support for interfaith couples20.6
18) Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples30.9
19) Help on spiritual formation72.1
20) Help on balancing family and work113.2
21) Help on living within a budget41.2
22) Help on coping with conflict among family members123.5
23) Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group41.2
24) Support for single-father families61.8
25) Support for foster and adoptive families92.7
26) Support for blended families205.9
27) Classes/education on human sexuality92.7
28) Family life center267.7
29) Gymnasium144.1
30) Sports programs for singles and families123.5
31) Support for single-mother families319.1
32) Ministry to caregivers3510.3
33) Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation")4914.5
34) Support for grandparents raising grandchildren154.4
35) Other family ministries (specify)30.9
Missing275 
TOTAL339100.0
55) Of the ministries listed above that are not offered by your congregation, list up to three that you would especially like you congregation to begin to offer. Number three. (MINWANT3)
TOTAL%
2) Marital counseling or support groups for married couples10.4
3) Marriage enrichment events or retreats41.4
4) Retreats for families (intergenerational)20.7
5) Intergenerational Vacation Church (or Bible) School31.1
6) Other intentionally-intergenerational events10.4
7) Daycare or after-school programs for children31.1
8) Adult daycare program10.4
9) Ministry for elderly/homebound/nursing home31.1
10) Singles ministry (young or old)10.4
11) Ministry for victims of domestic violence20.7
12) Ministry for perpetrators of domestic violence10.4
13) Outreach to refugee or immigrant families10.4
14) Mission opportunities families can participate in together20.7
15) Adult classes that focus on parenting or other family issues51.8
16) Other small groups or support groups addressing other family issues82.8
17) Support for interfaith couples31.1
18) Support for inter-racial or inter-ethnic couples10.4
19) Help on spiritual formation41.4
20) Help on balancing family and work144.9
21) Help on living within a budget72.5
22) Help on coping with conflict among family members103.5
23) Support for families facing divorce/divorce recovery group72.5
24) Support for single-father families20.7
25) Support for foster and adoptive families103.5
26) Support for blended families134.6
27) Classes/education on human sexuality72.5
28) Family life center3010.5
29) Gymnasium113.9
30) Sports programs for singles and families186.3
31) Support for single-mother families238.1
32) Ministry to caregivers3010.5
33) Support for adults caring for both their children and their parents ("sandwich generation")279.5
34) Support for grandparents raising grandchildren279.5
35) Other family ministries (specify)31.1
Missing329 
TOTAL285100.0
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 agree457.7
2) Agree16628.3
3) Uncertain23840.5
4) Disagree10618.1
5) Strongly disagree325.5
Missing27 
TOTAL587100.0
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 agree386.5
2) Agree12521.4
3) Uncertain28949.5
4) Disagree10818.5
5) Strongly disagree244.1
Missing30 
TOTAL584100.0
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 agree264.5
2) Agree9316.0
3) Uncertain33657.6
4) Disagree10618.2
5) Strongly disagree223.8
Missing31 
TOTAL583100.0
59) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job supporting marriages. (JOBMARRG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14224.1
2) Agree29650.3
3) Uncertain11018.7
4) Disagree315.3
5) Strongly disagree91.5
Missing26 
TOTAL588100.0
60) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statement: My congregation does a good job supporting parents. (JOBPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13122.4
2) Agree29550.5
3) Uncertain12521.4
4) Disagree274.6
5) Strongly disagree61.0
Missing30 
TOTAL584100.0
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 agree21736.8
2) Agree28047.5
3) Uncertain559.3
4) Disagree335.6
5) Strongly disagree50.8
Missing24 
TOTAL590100.0
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 agree18130.7
2) Agree29650.2
3) Uncertain8113.7
4) Disagree294.9
5) Strongly disagree30.5
Missing24 
TOTAL590100.0
63) Are you familiar with the organization Presbyterian Mariners? (PRESMAR1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15926.5
2) No44273.5
Missing13 
TOTAL601100.0
64) Have you ever been a member of a Presbyterian Mariners' group? (PRESMAR2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7312.3
2) No52287.7
Missing19 
TOTAL595100.0
65) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Have you ever been interested in joining or invited to join a Mariners' group? (PRESMAR3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes267.0
2) No34893.0
Missing240 
TOTAL374100.0
66) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Couldn't afford it (PRESMAR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61399.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL614100.0
67) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Too busy (PRESMAR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59396.6
1) Checked213.4
TOTAL614100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Just never got around to it (PRESMAR6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60598.5
1) Checked91.5
TOTAL614100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Joined another type or parenting-support group (PRESMAR7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60698.7
1) Checked81.3
TOTAL614100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : No group in my congregation (PRESMAR8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47877.9
1) Checked13622.1
TOTAL614100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF PRESMAR2=2 "NO"]Why didn't you join? : Other (specify) (PRESMAR9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54889.3
1) Checked6610.7
TOTAL614100.0
72) Does your congregation have a Presbyterian Mariners' group now or did it have one in the past? (PRSMAR10)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, now488.0
2) No, but we had one in the past518.5
3) No, and we've never had one to my knowledge32153.7
4) Don't know17829.8
Missing16 
TOTAL598100.0
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 effective136.7
2) Effective3216.4
3) Not very effective147.2
4) Not at all effective42.1
5) Don't know13267.7
Missing419 
TOTAL195100.0
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) Growing52.7
2) Staying about the same179.1
3) Declining2412.9
4) Don't know14075.3
Missing428 
TOTAL186100.0
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) Yes30.6
2) No14427.6
3) Don't know37571.8
Missing92 
TOTAL522100.0
76) Are you familiar with the family ministry web site (under "Family Ministry" at www.pcusa.org)? (FAMWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar54594.8
2) Very helpful30.5
3) Helpful132.3
4) A little helpful71.2
5) Not helpful71.2
Missing39 
TOTAL575100.0
77) Are you familiar with the Presbyterian Mariners' web site (www.undial.com/~mariners)? (FAMPRWEB)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar55497.9
2) Very helpful10.2
3) Helpful30.5
4) A little helpful20.4
5) Not helpful61.1
Missing48 
TOTAL566100.0
78) Are you familiar with Presbyterian Mariners' workbooks on various family issues? (FAMWKBKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar54696.6
2) Very helpful40.7
3) Helpful71.2
4) A little helpful20.4
5) Not helpful61.1
Missing49 
TOTAL565100.0
79) Are you familiar with Alert magazine for leaders and planners of the church's education program? (FAMALERT)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar51490.5
2) Very helpful132.3
3) Helpful274.8
4) A little helpful71.2
5) Not helpful71.2
Missing46 
TOTAL568100.0
80) Are you familiar with the Family Ministry Packet including the Family Week Poster? (FAMMNPAC)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar54195.8
2) Very helpful20.4
3) Helpful132.3
4) A little helpful20.4
5) Not helpful71.2
Missing49 
TOTAL565100.0
81) Are you familiar with the Family Ministry Journal published by Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary? (FAMFMJRN)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar54096.3
3) Helpful112.0
4) A little helpful50.9
5) Not helpful50.9
Missing53 
TOTAL561100.0
82) Are you familiar with the parenting resources included as part of the PC(U.S.A.) church school curriculum? (FAMPARNT)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar51591.2
2) Very helpful101.8
3) Helpful305.3
4) A little helpful20.4
5) Not helpful81.4
Missing49 
TOTAL565100.0
83) Are you familiar with the PC(U.S.A.) resources on human sexuality? (FAMSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar51590.7
2) Very helpful122.1
3) Helpful213.7
4) A little helpful40.7
5) Not helpful162.8
Missing46 
TOTAL568100.0
84) Are you familiar with the family ministry resources produced by other denominations? (FAMOTMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar45383.3
2) Very helpful254.6
3) Helpful478.6
4) A little helpful122.2
5) Not helpful71.3
Missing70 
TOTAL544100.0
85) Are you familiar with the Parenting for Peace and Justice Network resources? (FAMPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar51194.3
2) Very helpful81.5
3) Helpful122.2
4) A little helpful30.6
5) Not helpful81.5
Missing72 
TOTAL542100.0
86) Are you familiar with the Religion, Culture, and Family Project book series? (FAMBOOKS)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar52396.9
2) Very helpful50.9
3) Helpful71.3
4) A little helpful10.2
5) Not helpful40.7
Missing74 
TOTAL540100.0
87) Are you familiar with the Active Parenting publishers? (FAMPUBL)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar50293.0
2) Very helpful81.5
3) Helpful224.1
4) A little helpful40.7
5) Not helpful40.7
Missing74 
TOTAL540100.0
88) Are you familiar with the intergenerational ministry resources? (FAMINTR)
TOTAL%
1) Not familiar50594.0
2) Very helpful61.1
3) Helpful173.2
4) A little helpful61.1
5) Not helpful30.6
Missing77 
TOTAL537100.0
89) Are there issues affecting families for which you have been unable to find resources? (OTHISSUE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes286.6
2) No39893.4
Missing188 
TOTAL426100.0
90) Homosexuality should be considered an acceptable alternative lifestyle. (HOMOSEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree559.6
2) Agree10017.5
3) Uncertain8715.2
4) Disagree10318.0
5) Strongly disagree22839.8
Missing41 
TOTAL573100.0
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 agree569.8
2) Agree10518.3
3) Uncertain7913.8
4) Disagree9716.9
5) Strongly disagree23641.2
Missing41 
TOTAL573100.0
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 agree24141.8
2) Agree8614.9
3) Uncertain8013.9
4) Disagree8013.9
5) Strongly disagree8915.5
Missing38 
TOTAL576100.0
93) It is okay for two people of the same sex to hold a union ceremony in a Presbyterian church. (CEREOKAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree539.2
2) Agree579.9
3) Uncertain8114.1
4) Disagree10818.8
5) Strongly disagree27748.1
Missing38 
TOTAL576100.0
94) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members614100.0
TOTAL614100.0
95) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper57593.6
2) Web396.4
TOTAL614100.0
96) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? __ year(s) (if less than one year, __ months) (YRSMEMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL59420.03417
97) How far do you live from your congregation? __ mile(s) (HOWFAR)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile30.5
1) 111719.8
2) 28414.2
3) 37512.7
4) 4406.8
5) 58113.7
6) 6376.3
7) 7223.7
8) 8223.7
9) 971.2
10) 10345.8
11) 1150.8
12) 12122.0
13) 1310.2
14) 1471.2
15) 15142.4
16) 1640.7
18) 1810.2
20) 2040.7
21) 2110.2
23) 2310.2
25) 2530.5
30) 3010.2
35) 3520.3
40) 4010.2
45) 4510.2
90) 9010.2
170) 17010.2
175) 17510.2
271) 27110.2
455) 45510.2
500) 50010.2
998) 998 miles or more20.3
999) Don't know20.3
Missing24 
TOTAL590100.0
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
TOTAL5362263.1313539
99) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23439.6
2) No35760.4
Missing23 
TOTAL591100.0
100) [IF YES TO EVERELDR] Are you serving now on session? (NOWELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes185.0
2) No34195.0
Missing255 
TOTAL359100.0
101) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20735.3
2) No38064.7
Missing27 
TOTAL587100.0
102) [IF YES TO EVERDCON] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (NOWDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3611.0
2) No29189.0
Missing287 
TOTAL327100.0
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 checked49782.4
1) Checked10617.6
Missing11 
TOTAL603100.0
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 checked37862.5
1) Checked22737.5
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked57094.2
1) Checked355.8
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked52586.8
1) Checked8013.2
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked43371.6
1) Checked17228.4
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
108) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Organist or choir director (POSCHDIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59798.7
1) Checked81.3
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
109) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of choir (POSCHMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48480.0
1) Checked12120.0
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
110) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Church school teacher/leader (POSTCHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45174.5
1) Checked15425.5
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
111) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Other (specify) (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57595.0
1) Checked305.0
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
112) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (Check the appropriate box) (FREQATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Never91.5
2) Less than once a year20.3
3) Once or twice a year61.0
4) Several times a year355.8
5) Once a month213.5
6) 2-3 times a month10417.4
7) Nearly every week27946.6
8) Every week14323.9
Missing15 
TOTAL599100.0
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) Yes55497.7
2) No132.3
Missing47 
TOTAL567100.0
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) None30.5
1) 161.1
2) 2356.3
3) 3346.1
4) 4427.6
5) 5529.4
6) 65810.5
7) 7193.4
8) 8285.1
9) 971.3
10) 105610.1
11) 1130.5
12) 12417.4
13) 1381.4
14) 1461.1
15) 15274.9
16) 1681.4
18) 1891.6
19) 1930.5
20) 20356.3
21) 2120.4
22) 2220.4
24) 2420.4
25) 2550.9
26) 2630.5
30) 3091.6
34) 3420.4
35) 3520.4
36) 3610.2
38) 3810.2
40) 40122.2
42) 4210.2
44) 4410.2
45) 4561.1
46) 4630.5
47) 4710.2
48) 4840.7
49) 4920.4
50) 5050.9
51) 5110.2
52) 5281.4
Missing61 
TOTAL553100.0
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 checked50182.8
1) Checked10417.2
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked53688.6
1) Checked6911.4
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked33655.6
1) Checked26844.4
Missing10 
TOTAL604100.0
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 checked44773.9
1) Checked15826.1
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked15525.7
1) Checked44974.3
Missing10 
TOTAL604100.0
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 checked48980.8
1) Checked11619.2
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked51785.5
1) Checked8814.5
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked53187.8
1) Checked7412.2
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked55992.4
1) Checked467.6
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked45775.5
1) Checked14824.5
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked51585.1
1) Checked9014.9
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked59598.3
1) Checked101.7
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked56994.0
1) Checked366.0
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked59097.5
1) Checked152.5
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 other2541.0
2) Worked at another church46.6
3) Visited another church (out of town)711.5
4) Seasonal migrant914.8
5) Visited another church1016.4
7) Tried to go but prevented69.8
Missing553 
TOTAL61100.0
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 Hours15225.6
2) 1-2 Hours11419.2
3) 3-5 Hours15926.8
4) 6-10 Hours9516.0
5) 11-20 Hours457.6
6) More than 20 Hours284.7
Missing21 
TOTAL593100.0
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 Hours20334.1
2) 1-2 Hours12721.3
3) 3-5 Hours12521.0
4) 6-10 Hours7412.4
5) 11-20 Hours315.2
6) More than 20 Hours366.0
Missing18 
TOTAL596100.0
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 Hours34158.4
2) 1-2 Hours12721.7
3) 3-5 Hours7012.0
4) 6-10 Hours244.1
5) 11-20 Hours111.9
6) More than 20 Hours111.9
Missing30 
TOTAL584100.0
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 Hours27847.4
2) 1-2 Hours11319.3
3) 3-5 Hours8414.3
4) 6-10 Hours518.7
5) 11-20 Hours213.6
6) More than 20 Hours396.7
Missing28 
TOTAL586100.0
134) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BELCHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48581.8
2) No10718.0
3) Not Sure10.2
Missing21 
TOTAL593100.0
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) Baptist357.2
2) Disciples of Christ102.1
3) Episcopal91.9
4) Lutheran316.4
5) Methodist7315.1
6) Presbyterian24149.8
7) Other Presbyterian71.4
8) Reformed122.5
9) Roman Catholic112.3
10) UCC224.5
11) Non-denominational71.4
12) Other265.4
Missing130 
TOTAL484100.0
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) Baptist7612.9
2) Disciples of Christ213.6
3) Episcopal183.0
4) Lutheran325.4
5) Methodist8113.7
6) Presbyterian24641.6
7) Other Presbyterian91.5
8) Reformed61.0
9) Roman Catholic254.2
10) UCC254.2
11) Non-denominational101.7
12) None122.0
13) Other305.1
Missing23 
TOTAL591100.0
137) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL58926.03416
138) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active20233.8
2) Generally active12120.2
3) Somewhat active9515.9
4) Not very active7412.4
5) Not active at all9816.4
6) Don't know81.3
Missing16 
TOTAL598100.0
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) Yes10016.8
2) No49483.2
Missing20 
TOTAL594100.0
140) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST#)
TOTAL%
0) 1917.0
1) 5750.9
2) 2724.1
3) 65.4
4) 10.9
6) 21.8
Missing502 
TOTAL112100.0
141) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59698.5
1) Checked91.5
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
142) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59999.0
1) Checked61.0
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
143) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60499.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
144) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked605100.0
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
145) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60199.3
1) Checked40.7
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
146) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59698.5
1) Checked91.5
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked58997.4
1) Checked162.6
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
148) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Grandchild56.1
2) Distant ancestor44.9
3) Uncle/Aunt911.0
4) Niece or nephew2024.4
5) Cousin2429.3
8) Spouse56.1
9) In-law1518.3
Missing532 
TOTAL82100.0
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) Yes13022.3
2) No45477.7
Missing30 
TOTAL584100.0
150) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH#)
TOTAL%
0) 1611.9
1) 7253.3
2) 2619.3
3) 96.7
4) 75.2
5) 21.5
6) 10.7
7) 10.7
15) 10.7
Missing479 
TOTAL135100.0
151) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58696.9
1) Checked193.1
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
152) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59498.2
1) Checked111.8
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
153) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57494.9
1) Checked315.1
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
154) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59898.8
1) Checked71.2
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
155) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked605100.0
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
156) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60099.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
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 checked59197.7
1) Checked142.3
Missing9 
TOTAL605100.0
158) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other11.1
1) Grandchild33.2
2) Distant ancestor3536.8
3) Uncle/Aunt3233.7
4) Niece or nephew33.2
5) Cousin88.4
8) Spouse33.2
9) In-law1010.5
Missing519 
TOTAL95100.0
159) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative305.1
2) Conservative21135.5
3) Moderate26344.3
4) Liberal7212.1
5) Very Liberal183.0
Missing20 
TOTAL594100.0
160) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38063.3
2) No22036.7
Missing14 
TOTAL600100.0
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) Yes27546.7
2) No31453.3
Missing25 
TOTAL589100.0
162) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56697.8
2) No132.2
Missing35 
TOTAL579100.0
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 it28549.1
2) Almost all of it9816.9
3) Most of it13222.8
4) Some of it386.6
5) Only a very small amount20.3
6) Not sure254.3
Missing34 
TOTAL580100.0
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 world386.4
2) Is a true account of how God created the world33857.2
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created21536.4
Missing23 
TOTAL591100.0
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.15026.5
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history.27648.7
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters.14124.9
Missing47 
TOTAL567100.0
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 agree579.7
2) Agree14925.3
3) Not sure7713.1
4) Disagree24241.0
5) Strongly disagree6511.0
Missing24 
TOTAL590100.0
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 agree396.7
2) Agree13523.2
3) Not sure9716.6
4) Disagree19433.3
5) Strongly disagree11820.2
Missing31 
TOTAL583100.0
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 agree37063.5
2) Agree13923.8
3) Not sure6611.3
4) Disagree40.7
5) Strongly disagree40.7
Missing31 
TOTAL583100.0
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 agree27947.4
2) Agree16728.4
3) Not sure8113.8
4) Disagree508.5
5) Strongly disagree122.0
Missing25 
TOTAL589100.0
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 agree15526.4
2) Agree12120.6
3) Not sure14023.9
4) Disagree11719.9
5) Strongly disagree549.2
Missing27 
TOTAL587100.0
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 agree21436.5
2) Agree29850.9
3) Not sure518.7
4) Disagree203.4
5) Strongly disagree30.5
Missing28 
TOTAL586100.0
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 agree21636.7
2) Agree17730.1
3) Not sure11519.5
4) Disagree5910.0
5) Strongly disagree223.7
Missing25 
TOTAL589100.0
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 agree30351.2
2) Agree17028.7
3) Not sure9315.7
4) Disagree101.7
5) Strongly disagree162.7
Missing22 
TOTAL592100.0
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 daily9917.1
2) Several times a week8414.5
3) Weekly7512.9
4) Several times a month8114.0
5) Once a month386.6
6) Several times a year10618.3
7) Once a year or less7212.4
8) Never254.3
Missing34 
TOTAL580100.0
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 daily173.0
2) Several times a week234.0
3) Weekly8514.8
4) Several times a month6811.9
5) Once a month396.8
6) Several times a year9817.1
7) Once a year or less9616.8
8) Never14725.7
Missing41 
TOTAL573100.0
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 daily50.9
2) Several times a week81.4
3) Weekly12522.1
4) Several times a month335.8
5) Once a month549.5
6) Several times a year7212.7
7) Once a year or less8214.5
8) Never18733.0
Missing48 
TOTAL566100.0
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 daily37663.8
2) Several times a week10517.8
3) Weekly335.6
4) Several times a month366.1
5) Once a month111.9
6) Several times a year162.7
7) Once a year or less71.2
8) Never50.8
Missing25 
TOTAL589100.0
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 daily13824.0
2) Several times a week7513.0
3) Weekly10317.9
4) Several times a month579.9
5) Once a month335.7
6) Several times a year8915.5
7) Once a year or less162.8
8) Never6511.3
Missing38 
TOTAL576100.0
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 daily40.7
2) Several times a week40.7
3) Weekly478.3
4) Several times a month213.7
5) Once a month264.6
6) Several times a year539.3
7) Once a year or less9316.3
8) Never32156.4
Missing45 
TOTAL569100.0
180) Do you believe that Jesus will return to Earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40871.5
2) No356.1
3) Not sure12822.4
Missing43 
TOTAL571100.0
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 200030.6
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year29761.0
3) Less likely in 2000193.9
4) No Opinion16834.5
Missing127 
TOTAL487100.0
182) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes13623.0
2) No45577.0
Missing23 
TOTAL591100.0
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) Yes7025.7
2) No20274.3
Missing342 
TOTAL272100.0
184) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home1621.1
2) Spend time with family1519.7
3) Party/celebrate2127.6
4) Work810.5
5) Attend church810.5
6) Vacation/travel56.6
9) Other33.9
Missing538 
TOTAL76100.0
185) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
2) Spend time with family120.0
3) Party/celebrate240.0
5) Attend church120.0
6) Vacation/travel120.0
Missing609 
TOTAL5100.0
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, definitely416.8
2) Yes, probably6210.3
3) No, probably not7212.0
4) No, definitely not193.2
5) Don't know40667.7
Missing14 
TOTAL600100.0
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 major40.7
2) Major203.4
3) Minor26143.9
4) Very minor21436.0
5) None at all528.7
6) No opinion447.4
Missing19 
TOTAL595100.0
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%
2) Major91.5
3) Minor22337.7
4) Very minor24641.6
5) None at all6911.7
6) No opinion447.4
Missing23 
TOTAL591100.0
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%
2) Major20.3
3) Minor11319.0
4) Very minor19532.8
5) None at all23138.9
6) No opinion538.9
Missing20 
TOTAL594100.0
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%
1) Very major30.5
2) Major50.8
3) Minor14123.7
4) Very minor22137.1
5) None at all17930.1
6) No opinion467.7
Missing19 
TOTAL595100.0
191) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female36260.0
2) Male24140.0
Missing11 
TOTAL603100.0
192) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL60257.9916
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 farm7312.2
2) On a farm142.3
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)17228.9
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)8013.4
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city579.6
6) In a large city (over 250,000)7712.9
7) In a suburb near a large city12320.6
Missing18 
TOTAL596100.0
194) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married46779.2
2) Not married12320.8
Missing24 
TOTAL590100.0
195) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married4031.0
2) Yes, now widowed4333.3
3) Yes, now divorced3930.2
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced75.4
Missing485 
TOTAL129100.0
196) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No37381.8
2) Yes, was widowed143.1
3) Yes, was divorced6814.9
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced10.2
Missing158 
TOTAL456100.0
197) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Never286.0
2) Less than once a year122.6
3) About once or twice a year204.3
4) Several times a year388.1
5) About once a month224.7
6) 2-3 times a month7916.9
7) Nearly every week18239.0
8) Every week8618.4
Missing147 
TOTAL467100.0
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) Baptist5611.9
2) Disciples of Christ71.5
3) Episcopal214.5
4) Lutheran316.6
5) Methodist7115.1
6) Presbyterian Church14831.4
7) Other Presbyterian81.7
8) Reformed61.3
9) Roman Catholic418.7
10) UCC153.2
11) Non-denominational61.3
12) None245.1
13) Other377.9
Missing143 
TOTAL471100.0
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) Baptist10.3
3) Episcopal41.0
5) Methodist10.3
6) Presbyterian Church35089.3
7) Other Presbyterian20.5
9) Roman Catholic82.0
10) UCC20.5
11) Non-denominational30.8
12) None164.1
13) Other51.3
Missing222 
TOTAL392100.0
200) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, first response (YOUREMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time19332.5
2) Employed part-time569.4
3) Self-employed355.9
4) Unemployed61.0
5) Retired21335.9
6) Homemaker6410.8
7) Student152.5
8) Other122.0
Missing20 
TOTAL594100.0
201) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, second response (YOUREMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part-time13.0
3) Self-employed824.2
5) Retired824.2
6) Homemaker1030.3
7) Student39.1
8) Other39.1
Missing581 
TOTAL33100.0
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-time18339.9
2) Employed part-time347.4
3) Self-employed286.1
4) Unemployed20.4
5) Retired16335.5
6) Homemaker459.8
7) Student10.2
8) Other30.7
Missing155 
TOTAL459100.0
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-time14.8
3) Self-employed419.0
4) Unemployed14.8
5) Retired628.6
6) Homemaker733.3
8) Other29.5
Missing593 
TOTAL21100.0
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) 0236.9
2) 220.6
3) 310.3
4) 420.6
5) 520.6
6) 620.6
7) 710.3
8) 820.6
9) 910.3
10) 1082.4
12) 1230.9
13) 1310.3
14) 1420.6
15) 1592.7
16) 1610.3
18) 1851.5
20) 20154.5
22) 2210.3
24) 2441.2
25) 2551.5
26) 2641.2
30) 3082.4
32) 3251.5
33) 3310.3
34) 3420.6
35) 35113.3
37) 3710.3
38) 3851.5
39) 3910.3
40) 406820.3
41) 4110.3
42) 4251.5
43) 4330.9
44) 4410.3
45) 453410.1
48) 4841.2
49) 4910.3
50) 504613.7
53) 5310.3
54) 5410.3
55) 55123.6
58) 5820.6
60) 60154.5
65) 6530.9
68) 6810.3
70) 7030.9
80) 8020.6
84) 8410.3
98) 98 or more10.3
99) Don't know20.6
Missing279 
TOTAL335100.0
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) 217.6
2) 10.4
4) 10.4
5) 20.7
7) 10.4
8) 31.1
9) 10.4
10) 62.2
15) 20.7
18) 20.7
20) 72.5
24) 20.7
25) 51.8
27) 20.7
30) 72.5
32) 10.4
35) 93.3
36) 20.7
38) 41.5
39) 10.4
40) 7226.2
42) 31.1
43) 41.5
45) 248.7
47) 10.4
48) 72.5
50) 4416.0
55) 82.9
56) 10.4
58) 10.4
60) 217.6
63) 10.4
65) 31.1
68) 10.4
70) 20.7
74) 10.4
75) 10.4
Missing339 
TOTAL275100.0
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) Management5413.1
13) Business and financial operations266.3
15) Computer and math133.1
17) Architecture and engineering143.4
19) Life-physical and social science81.9
21) Community and social services112.7
23) Legal102.4
25) Education/training/library7818.9
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media184.4
29) Healthcare and technical4210.2
31) Healthcare support20.5
33) Protective service20.5
37) Building and grounds cleaning10.2
39) Personal care30.7
41) Sales and related occupations327.7
43) Office and administrative support4410.7
45) Farming/fishing/forestry20.5
47) Construction102.4
49) Installation/maintenance/repair41.0
51) Production occupations112.7
53) Transportation30.7
99) Homemaker256.1
Missing201 
TOTAL413100.0
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) Management4312.8
13) Business and financial operations236.8
15) Computer and math103.0
17) Architecture and engineering144.2
19) Life-physical and social science41.2
21) Community and social services144.2
23) Legal82.4
25) Education/training/library4011.9
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media103.0
29) Healthcare and technical247.1
31) Healthcare support30.9
33) Protective service51.5
37) Building and grounds cleaning30.9
39) Personal care10.3
41) Sales and related occupations4312.8
43) Office and administrative support308.9
45) Farming/fishing/forestry30.9
47) Construction51.5
49) Installation/maintenance/repair72.1
51) Production occupations164.7
53) Transportation51.5
55) Military20.6
99) Homemaker247.1
Missing277 
TOTAL337100.0
208) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Your educational level (EDUCYOU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years10.2
3) Some high school101.7
4) High school diploma589.7
5) Some college13522.5
6) Graduated from college16727.9
7) Some graduate work7813.0
8) A graduate degree15025.0
Missing15 
TOTAL599100.0
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 grade20.4
3) Some high school40.8
4) High school diploma6313.4
5) Some college10321.9
6) Graduated from college13628.9
7) Some graduate work326.8
8) A graduate degree13127.8
Missing143 
TOTAL471100.0
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) None7913.4
1) 16410.9
2) 222738.5
3) 314224.1
4) 4518.7
5) 5101.7
6) 6111.9
7) 730.5
9) 920.3
Missing25 
TOTAL589100.0
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.9115.1
2) Two of us32253.5
3) Three of us8013.3
4) Four of us7412.3
5) Five of us264.3
6) Six of us30.5
7) Seven or more of us20.3
8) Not Applicable40.7
Missing12 
TOTAL602100.0
212) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None13970.6
1) 14221.3
2) 2147.1
3) 321.0
Missing417 
TOTAL197100.0
213) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_612)
TOTAL%
0) None13061.6
1) 15325.1
2) 22612.3
3) 320.9
Missing403 
TOTAL211100.0
214) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_1317)
TOTAL%
0) None12563.8
1) 15427.6
2) 2168.2
3) 310.5
Missing418 
TOTAL196100.0
215) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_1824)
TOTAL%
0) None12975.4
1) 13218.7
2) 274.1
3) 321.2
8) 810.6
Missing443 
TOTAL171100.0
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) None275.0
1) 17614.0
2) 241877.1
3) 3193.5
4) 420.4
Missing72 
TOTAL542100.0
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 adult8714.7
2) Single parent203.4
3) Married, no kids30451.4
4) Married, with kids15726.6
5) Some other arrangement233.9
Missing23 
TOTAL591100.0
218) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now43271.6
2) A different house, same county9816.3
3) In a different county, same state305.0
4) In a different state355.8
5) In a different country81.3
Missing11 
TOTAL603100.0
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
TOTAL60233.14116
220) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat15325.7
2) Independent10117.0
3) Republican32354.3
4) Other183.0
Missing19 
TOTAL595100.0
221) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White58497.2
2) African American91.5
4) Asian61.0
5) Hispanic20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL601100.0
222) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) White342.9
3) Indian228.6
4) Asian114.3
5) Hispanic114.3
Missing607 
TOTAL7100.0
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 $10,000101.8
2) $10K-14,999122.2
3) $15K-19,999274.9
4) $20K-29,999437.8
5) $30K-39,9996812.3
6) $40K-49,9995910.6
7) $50K-59,9996712.1
8) $60K-69,999417.4
9) $70K-79,999407.2
10) $80K-89,999356.3
11) $90K-99,999295.2
12) $100K-124,999549.7
13) $125K-149,999285.1
14) $150K or more417.4
Missing60 
TOTAL554100.0
224) Did you or any other family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGECD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48681.4
2) No10417.4
3) Don't know71.2
Missing17 
TOTAL597100.0
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
TOTAL5573315.47611143
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
TOTAL3762737.98413775
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
TOTAL4671833.64912233
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) $017030.0
2) $1-5012021.2
3) $51-1007913.9
4) $101-5009616.9
5) $501-1000356.2
6) $1001-2000274.8
7) $2001+407.1
Missing47 
TOTAL567100.0
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) $0254.4
2) $1-508514.8
3) $51-1009015.7
4) $101-50019433.9
5) $501-10007112.4
6) $1001-2000427.3
7) $2001+6611.5
Missing41 
TOTAL573100.0
230) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 409215.3
2) 40-4910216.9
3) 50-5416627.6
4) 65+24240.2
Missing12 
TOTAL602100.0
231) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female36260.0
2) Male24140.0
Missing11 
TOTAL603100.0
232) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White58497.2
2) African American91.5
4) Asian61.0
5) Hispanic20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL601100.0
233) 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) Democrat15325.7
2) Independent10117.0
3) Republican32354.3
4) Other183.0
Missing19 
TOTAL595100.0
234) 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 $20,000498.8
2) $20K-49,99917030.7
3) $50K-99,99921238.3
4) $100K+12322.2
Missing60 
TOTAL554100.0
235) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married46779.2
2) Not married12320.8
Missing24 
TOTAL590100.0