Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2001 -- September 11 and Other Topics, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL81460743.816439
2) Please tell us how you felt in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11. Below is a list of problems that people sometimes have after experiencing a traumatic event. Please read each one carefully and check the box that best describes how often that problem bothered you in the weeks immediately after September 11. - Having upsetting thoughts or images about what happened that came into your head when you didn't want them to. (FELT9111)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all29636.8
2) Once9712.0
3) Half the time32740.6
4) More times/almost always637.8
5) Don't remember222.7
Missing9 
TOTAL805100.0
3) Please tell us how you felt in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11. Below is a list of problems that people sometimes have after experiencing a traumatic event. Please read each one carefully and check the box that best describes how often that problem bothered you in the weeks immediately after September 11. - Having bad dreams or nightmares about what happened. (FELT9112)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all63078.0
2) Once9511.8
3) Half the time607.4
4) More times/almost always70.9
5) Don't remember162.0
Missing6 
TOTAL808100.0
4) Please tell us how you felt in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11. Below is a list of problems that people sometimes have after experiencing a traumatic event. Please read each one carefully and check the box that best describes how often that problem bothered you in the weeks immediately after September 11. - Reliving what happened, acting or feeling as if it were happening again. (FELT9113)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all54667.8
2) Once8610.7
3) Half the time14117.5
4) More times/almost always202.5
5) Don't remember121.5
Missing9 
TOTAL805100.0
5) Please tell us how you felt in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11. Below is a list of problems that people sometimes have after experiencing a traumatic event. Please read each one carefully and check the box that best describes how often that problem bothered you in the weeks immediately after September 11. - Feeling very emotionally upset when you were reminded of what happened (for example, feeling scared, angry, sad, guilty, etc.) (FELT9114)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all20225.0
2) Once11714.5
3) Half the time36044.6
4) More times/almost always12415.4
5) Don't remember40.5
Missing7 
TOTAL807100.0
6) Please tell us how you felt in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11. Below is a list of problems that people sometimes have after experiencing a traumatic event. Please read each one carefully and check the box that best describes how often that problem bothered you in the weeks immediately after September 11. - Experiencing physical reactions when you were reminded of what happened (for example, breaking out in a sweat, heart beating fast) (FELT9115)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all67784.3
2) Once587.2
3) Half the time556.8
4) More times/almost always81.0
5) Don't remember50.6
Missing11 
TOTAL803100.0
7) Please tell us how you felt in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11. Below is a list of problems that people sometimes have after experiencing a traumatic event. Please read each one carefully and check the box that best describes how often that problem bothered you in the weeks immediately after September 11. - Trying not to think about, talk about, or have feelings about what happened. (FELT9116)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all58172.4
2) Once546.7
3) Half the time13516.8
4) More times/almost always253.1
5) Don't remember70.9
Missing12 
TOTAL802100.0
8) Please tell us how you felt in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11. Below is a list of problems that people sometimes have after experiencing a traumatic event. Please read each one carefully and check the box that best describes how often that problem bothered you in the weeks immediately after September 11. - Trying to avoid activities, people, or places that remind you of what happened. (FELT9117)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all71388.7
2) Once364.5
3) Half the time405.0
4) More times/almost always101.2
5) Don't remember50.6
Missing10 
TOTAL804100.0
9) Please tell us how you felt in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11. Below is a list of problems that people sometimes have after experiencing a traumatic event. Please read each one carefully and check the box that best describes how often that problem bothered you in the weeks immediately after September 11. - Not being able to remember an important part of what happened. (FELT9118)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all76795.3
2) Once182.2
3) Half the time70.9
4) More times/almost always30.4
5) Don't remember101.2
Missing9 
TOTAL805100.0
10) Please tell us how you felt in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11. Below is a list of problems that people sometimes have after experiencing a traumatic event. Please read each one carefully and check the box that best describes how often that problem bothered you in the weeks immediately after September 11. - Having much less interest [in] or participating much less often in important activities. (FELT9119)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all57371.0
2) Once8210.2
3) Half the time12315.2
4) More times/almost always232.9
5) Don't remember60.7
Missing7 
TOTAL807100.0
11) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you feel more distant or more cut off from people around you? (FEELDIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more151.9
2) Yes, a bit more11113.8
3) No change67984.3
Missing9 
TOTAL805100.0
12) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you feel more emotionally numb (for example, being unable to cry or unable to have loving feelings)? (FEELNUMB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more293.6
2) Yes, a bit more19724.4
3) No change58372.1
Missing5 
TOTAL809100.0
13) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you feel more as if future plans or hopes will not come true (for example, will have no career, marriage, children, or long life)? (FEELHOPE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more222.7
2) Yes, a bit more19223.8
3) No change59373.5
Missing7 
TOTAL807100.0
14) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you have more trouble falling asleep? (FEELSLEP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more293.6
2) Yes, a bit more17221.3
3) No change60675.1
Missing7 
TOTAL807100.0
15) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you feel more irritable or have more fits of anger? (FEELANGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more232.9
2) Yes, a bit more19424.1
3) No change58773.0
Missing10 
TOTAL804100.0
16) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you have more trouble concentrating (for example, drifting in and out of conversations, losing track of a story on television, forgetting what you read)? (FEELTHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more415.1
2) Yes, a bit more25431.6
3) No change51063.4
Missing9 
TOTAL805100.0
17) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you find yourself more over-alert (for example, checking to see who is around you, being uncomfortable with your back to a door, etc.)? (FEELALRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more394.8
2) Yes, a bit more25331.3
3) No change51663.9
Missing6 
TOTAL808100.0
18) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you find yourself more jumpy or more easily startled (for example, when someone walks up behind you)? (FEELJUMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more141.7
2) Yes, a bit more11113.7
3) No change68384.5
Missing6 
TOTAL808100.0
19) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you have more periods of upset stomach or occasional trembling? (FEELSICK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more91.1
2) Yes, a bit more485.9
3) No change75293.0
Missing5 
TOTAL809100.0
20) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you have more cravings for starchy foods or sweet treats? (FEELSWET)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more192.4
2) Yes, a bit more15118.7
3) No change63678.9
Missing8 
TOTAL806100.0
21) In the weeks following September 11th, compared to the period right before that date, did you find yourself more emotional (for example, crying more easily)? (FEELEMOT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, much more496.1
2) Yes, a bit more26432.6
3) No change49661.3
Missing5 
TOTAL809100.0
22) Overall, how stressful or distressing to you were the events of September 11th in the days immediately after the attacks? Check a number between 1 and 10, where "10" is the most stressful you can ever imagine, and "1" is the least stressful you can ever imagine. (STRTH911)
TOTAL%
1) Least stressful60.7
2) 2253.1
3) 38210.2
4) 4789.7
5) In the middle729.0
6) 613416.7
7) 719624.5
8) 814718.4
9) 9425.2
10) Most stressful192.4
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
23) Overall, how stressful or distressing to you are the events of September 11th now? Check a number between 1 and 10, where "10" is the most stressful you can ever imagine, and "1" is the least stressful you can ever imagine. (STRNW911)
TOTAL%
1) Least stressful253.1
2) 214017.4
3) 313616.9
4) 414918.6
5) In the middle13216.4
6) 611814.7
7) 7637.8
8) 8324.0
9) 940.5
10) Most stressful40.5
Missing11 
TOTAL803100.0
24) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you felt closer to God? (WAKCLOSR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all18323.0
2) Some33942.5
3) Quite a bit19824.8
4) A great deal779.7
Missing17 
TOTAL797100.0
25) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you felt closer to your church? (WAKCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all19324.2
2) Some33642.1
3) Quite a bit19023.8
4) A great deal799.9
Missing16 
TOTAL798100.0
26) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you felt closer to your family? (WAKFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all11013.8
2) Some26733.4
3) Quite a bit27534.4
4) A great deal14818.5
Missing14 
TOTAL800100.0
27) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you felt closer to friends? (WAKFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all15919.9
2) Some33641.9
3) Quite a bit21827.2
4) A great deal8811.0
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
28) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you had doubts about God's existence? (WAKDOUBT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all75193.1
2) Some475.8
3) Quite a bit50.6
4) A great deal40.5
Missing7 
TOTAL807100.0
29) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you wondered why God permits evil? (WAKEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all51564.1
2) Some24029.9
3) Quite a bit374.6
4) A great deal121.5
Missing10 
TOTAL804100.0
30) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you looked to God for strength, support, and guidance? (WAKSTRNT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all648.0
2) Some15619.4
3) Quite a bit32440.3
4) A great deal25932.3
Missing11 
TOTAL803100.0
31) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you felt angry at God for letting this problem happen? (WAKANGRY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all64279.6
2) Some14417.8
3) Quite a bit192.4
4) A great deal20.2
Missing7 
TOTAL807100.0
32) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you prayed more often than usual? (WAKPRAY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all20625.6
2) Some42252.4
3) Quite a bit13416.6
4) A great deal445.5
Missing8 
TOTAL806100.0
33) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you attended church more often than usual? (WAKATCHR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all56671.8
2) Some15619.8
3) Quite a bit394.9
4) A great deal273.4
Missing26 
TOTAL788100.0
34) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you sought time with family and friends more often than usual? (WAKFTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all28035.0
2) Some38147.6
3) Quite a bit10312.9
4) A great deal374.6
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
35) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you cancelled any upcoming trips? (WAKTRIP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all65681.9
2) Some10513.1
3) Quite a bit232.9
4) A great deal172.1
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
36) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you felt your personal sense of safety and security has been threatened? (WAKSECTY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all30137.4
2) Some40149.8
3) Quite a bit799.8
4) A great deal243.0
Missing9 
TOTAL805100.0
37) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you worried that you might become a victim of terrorism? (WAKVCTIM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all40450.3
2) Some37446.6
3) Quite a bit212.6
4) A great deal40.5
Missing11 
TOTAL803100.0
38) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you changed aspects of your personal life to try to avoid becoming a victim of terrorism? (WAKCHNGE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all63879.4
2) Some15319.0
3) Quite a bit101.2
4) A great deal30.4
Missing10 
TOTAL804100.0
39) Has there been an event in the past three months that was more upsetting for you than what happened on September 11th? (MOREUPST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18523.0
2) No61776.8
3) Don't know10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL803100.0
40) In the hours and days following the events of September 11th, did your congregation hold a special worship or prayer service? (PRYRSRVC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68786.4
2) No8911.2
3) Don't know192.4
Missing19 
TOTAL795100.0
41) Did you attend a special worship or prayer service in the hours and days following the events of September 11th? : No (SPCSRVC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67883.3
1) Checked13616.7
TOTAL814100.0
42) Did you attend a special worship or prayer service in the hours and days following the events of September 11th? : Yes, at my congregation (SPCSRVC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26832.9
1) Checked54667.1
TOTAL814100.0
43) Did you attend a special worship or prayer service in the hours and days following the events of September 11th? : Yes, at another congregation (SPCSRVC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65280.1
1) Checked16219.9
TOTAL814100.0
44) Did you attend a special worship or prayer service in the hours and days following the events of September 11th? : Yes, in another setting (describe:) (SPCSRVC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62076.2
1) Checked12114.9
5) Community/neighborhood577.0
6) Workplace70.9
7) Civic club91.1
TOTAL814100.0
45) Did you attend worship in your congregation on Sunday, September 16th? (SEPT16)
TOTAL%
1) No, attended another congregation516.4
2) No, did not attend475.9
3) Yes70187.7
Missing15 
TOTAL799100.0
46) [ASK ONLY IF SEPT16=1 "YES"]Was attendance that Sunday: (ATTND16)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than usual24934.1
2) More than usual31943.6
3) About the same as usual14519.8
4) Less than usual30.4
5) Don't know152.1
Missing83 
TOTAL731100.0
47) [ASK ONLY IF SEPT16=1 "YES"]Did service include recognition of the US flag? (FLAGRCGN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68183.7
1) Checked13316.3
TOTAL814100.0
48) [ASK ONLY IF SEPT16=1 "YES"]Did service include singing patriotic hymns? (PATRHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36144.3
1) Checked45355.7
TOTAL814100.0
49) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR]Did individuals in your congregation seek you out for conversation, counseling, or consolation regarding the events of September 11th? (COUNSEL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, many did13418.7
2) Yes, a few did34548.3
3) Yes, one or two13719.2
4) No9913.8
Missing99 
TOTAL715100.0
50) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR]Did you look for any special resources in the wake of September 11th? (SPECRSCS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, worship-related40457.0
2) Yes, education-related588.2
3) No24534.6
4) Both20.3
Missing105 
TOTAL709100.0
51) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR AND SPECRSCS=1 "YES, WORSHIP-RELATED" OR 2 "YES, EDUCATION-RELATED"]Where did you look for these resources? : The PC(USA) web site (LOCRSCS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53766.0
1) Checked27734.0
TOTAL814100.0
52) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR AND SPECRSCS=1 "YES, WORSHIP-RELATED" OR 2 "YES, EDUCATION-RELATED"]Where did you look for these resources? : Other web site (LOCRSCS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61575.6
1) Checked19924.4
TOTAL814100.0
53) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR AND SPECRSCS=1 "YES, WORSHIP-RELATED" OR 2 "YES, EDUCATION-RELATED"]Where did you look for these resources? : PresbyNet (LOCRSCS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78095.8
1) Checked344.2
TOTAL814100.0
54) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR AND SPECRSCS=1 "YES, WORSHIP-RELATED" OR 2 "YES, EDUCATION-RELATED"]Where did you look for these resources? : Contacted friends/colleagues (LOCRSCS4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57570.6
1) Checked23929.4
TOTAL814100.0
55) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR AND SPECRSCS=1 "YES, WORSHIP-RELATED" OR 2 "YES, EDUCATION-RELATED"]Where did you look for these resources? : Other (specify) (LOCRSCS5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67082.3
1) Checked10012.3
6) Bible/Quran/Book of common worship40.5
7) Other books, magazines, or other publications404.9
TOTAL814100.0
56) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR AND SPECRSCS=1 "YES, WORSHIP-RELATED" OR 2 "YES, EDUCATION-RELATED"]Did you use any of these resources with your congregation in the days and weeks after September 11th? : Yes, in a worship service (USERSCS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42251.8
1) Checked39248.2
TOTAL814100.0
57) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR AND SPECRSCS=1 "YES, WORSHIP-RELATED" OR 2 "YES, EDUCATION-RELATED"]Did you use any of these resources with your congregation in the days and weeks after September 11th? : Yes, in a church school class (USERSCS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69385.1
1) Checked12114.9
TOTAL814100.0
58) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR AND SPECRSCS=1 "YES, WORSHIP-RELATED" OR 2 "YES, EDUCATION-RELATED"]Did you use any of these resources with your congregation in the days and weeks after September 11th? : Yes, in a men's, women's, or youth group (USERSCS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74891.9
1) Checked668.1
TOTAL814100.0
59) [ASK ONLY IF RESPONDENT IS A PASTOR AND SPECRSCS=1 "YES, WORSHIP-RELATED" OR 2 "YES, EDUCATION-RELATED"]Did you use any of these resources with your congregation in the days and weeks after September 11th? : Yes, in another small group (USERSCS4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72488.9
1) Checked9011.1
TOTAL814100.0
60) Would you personally like to see next year's General Assembly take an official stand on terrorism? (STNDTERR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35544.7
2) No27734.9
3) Not sure16220.4
Missing20 
TOTAL794100.0
61) Would you personally like to see next year's General Assembly take an official stand on war/military action as a response to terrorist acts? (STNDWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27535.0
2) No32040.8
3) Not sure19024.2
Missing29 
TOTAL785100.0
62) Did you see any of either of these letters sent to Presbyterians? : Yes (LETTERS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10813.3
1) Checked70686.7
TOTAL814100.0
63) Did you see any of either of these letters sent to Presbyterians? : Yes, letter of September 29th from the General Assembly Council (LETTERS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19223.6
1) Checked62276.4
TOTAL814100.0
64) Did you see any of either of these letters sent to Presbyterians? : No (LETTERS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73490.2
1) Checked809.8
TOTAL814100.0
65) [ASK ONLY IF LETTERS=1, 2, OR 3 "YES"]Where did you first read the September 11th letter? (REDLTRS1)
TOTAL%
1) On the Internet16022.7
2) In an e-mail588.2
3) In a letter sent to me or the congregation45164.0
4) It was handed out at a meeting I attended50.7
5) In a congregational newsletter20.3
6) In a Sunday worship bulletin20.3
8) Read to the congregation during worship20.3
9) Other (specify)152.1
10) Did not see letter101.4
Missing109 
TOTAL705100.0
66) [ASK ONLY IF LETTERS 1, 2, OR 3="YES"] Where did you first read the September 29th letter? (REDLTRS2)
TOTAL%
1) On the Internet9515.9
2) In an e-mail498.2
3) In a letter sent to me or the congregation40267.1
4) It was handed out at a meeting I attended40.7
5) In a congregational newsletter20.3
6) In a Sunday worship bulletin30.5
7) Posted on a bulletin board10.2
9) Other (specify)142.3
10) Did not see letter294.8
Missing215 
TOTAL599100.0
67) Has your congregation done any of these things to assist with relief efforts? : Yes, prayed for victims and their families (RELIEF1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked526.4
1) Checked76293.6
TOTAL814100.0
68) Has your congregation done any of these things to assist with relief efforts? : Yes, collected money for victims or their families (RELIEF2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31538.7
1) Checked49961.3
TOTAL814100.0
69) Has your congregation done any of these things to assist with relief efforts? : Yes, collected other food, clothing, or relief supplies (RELIEF3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70086.0
1) Checked11414.0
TOTAL814100.0
70) Has your congregation done any of these things to assist with relief efforts? : Yes, other (specify) (RELIEF4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71788.1
1) Checked789.6
5) Blood drive/Red Cross81.0
6) Made information available to members70.9
7) Letter writing40.5
TOTAL814100.0
71) Concerning the military actions begun on October 7th to retaliate against the terrorists: What was your opinion of these actions at the time they began? (MILBEGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favored them27233.5
2) Favored them16420.2
3) Mixed feelings28234.8
4) Opposed them496.0
5) Strongly opposed them445.4
Missing3 
TOTAL811100.0
72) Concerning the military actions begun on October 7th to retaliate against the terrorists: What is your opinion now? (MILNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favored them27934.4
2) Favored them17321.3
3) Mixed feelings27834.3
4) Opposed them435.3
5) Strongly opposed them384.7
Missing3 
TOTAL811100.0
73) Were you aware of the opportunity to contribute financially through Presbyterian Disaster Assistance to help the victims of the terrorist attacks? (DNTEFIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes74291.7
2) No678.3
Missing5 
TOTAL809100.0
74) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Give blood? (DYSAFTR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74391.3
1) Checked718.7
TOTAL814100.0
75) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Fly/display the flag (more than usual)? (DYSAFTR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35944.1
1) Checked45555.9
TOTAL814100.0
76) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Wear lapel pins, ribbons, etc. in memory of the victims? (DYSAFTR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52564.5
1) Checked28935.5
TOTAL814100.0
77) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Contribute money through Presbyterian Disaster Assistance to help victims? (DYSAFTR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58471.7
1) Checked23028.3
TOTAL814100.0
78) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Contribute money through other agencies or appeals to help victims? (DYSAFTR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46156.6
1) Checked35343.4
TOTAL814100.0
79) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Get involved in other ways (for example, collect or donate food, clothing, or other relief supplies; participate in relief efforts; etc.)? (DYSAFTR6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67282.6
1) Checked14217.4
TOTAL814100.0
80) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Lose your job due to the events of September 11th and their economic fallout? (DYSAFTR7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81399.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL814100.0
81) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Get called to active military duty? (DYSAFTR8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81399.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL814100.0
82) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : Yes, family (KNOW1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80398.6
1) Checked111.4
TOTAL814100.0
83) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : Yes, friend (KNOW2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78596.4
1) Checked293.6
TOTAL814100.0
84) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : Yes, a colleague (KNOW3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80799.1
1) Checked70.9
TOTAL814100.0
85) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : Yes, someone in my congregation (KNOW4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78796.7
1) Checked273.3
TOTAL814100.0
86) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : Yes, other (KNOW5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71788.1
1) Checked9711.9
TOTAL814100.0
87) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : No (KNOW6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15318.8
1) Checked66181.2
TOTAL814100.0
88) Did anyone in your congregation have a family member who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? (FAMEMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16620.6
2) No54667.9
3) Don't know9211.4
Missing10 
TOTAL804100.0
89) Does your congregation have someone in charge of Christian education, whether paid or volunteer? (LEADEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56484.3
2) No9414.1
3) Don't know111.6
Missing145 
TOTAL669100.0
90) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Paid? (LEDEDUC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45255.5
1) Checked36244.5
TOTAL814100.0
91) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Volunteer? (LEDEDUC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62576.8
1) Checked18923.2
TOTAL814100.0
92) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Elder? (LEDEDUC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61375.3
1) Checked20124.7
TOTAL814100.0
93) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Deacon? (LEDEDUC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79998.2
1) Checked151.8
TOTAL814100.0
94) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Minister? (LEDEDUC5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67883.3
1) Checked13616.7
TOTAL814100.0
95) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Certified in Christian education at some level? (LEDEDUC6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72188.6
1) Checked9311.4
TOTAL814100.0
96) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Working toward certification? (LEDEDUC7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77395.0
1) Checked415.0
TOTAL814100.0
97) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Not a certified Christian educator? (LEDEDUC8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50962.5
1) Checked30537.5
TOTAL814100.0
98) If certified in CE, at what level is this person? (EDUCLEVL)
TOTAL%
1) Enrolled Educational Assistant33.9
2) Certified Associate Educator810.5
3) Certified Christian Educator6585.5
Missing738 
TOTAL76100.0
99) Does this person have: Master of Arts in Christian Education? (DEGREE1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74291.2
1) Checked728.8
TOTAL814100.0
100) Does this person have: Other degree (bachelor's/graduate) in education? (DEGREE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61375.3
1) Checked20124.7
TOTAL814100.0
101) Does this person have: State teaching certificate? (DEGREE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72889.4
1) Checked8610.6
TOTAL814100.0
102) Does this person have: Experience teaching at elementary, secondary, or college level? (DEGREE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67282.6
1) Checked14217.4
TOTAL814100.0
103) Does this person have: Other related experience (specify) (DEGREE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66681.8
1) Checked10312.7
6) MDiv degree263.2
7) Volunteer experience in church192.3
TOTAL814100.0
104) A task force of the PC(USA) is studying the possibility of ordaining educators to the ministry of Word and Sacrament with a specialization in Christian education. What do you think of this idea? (ORDANING)
TOTAL%
1) Favor24935.6
2) Oppose27839.7
3) Uncertain17324.7
Missing114 
TOTAL700100.0
105) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper74191.0
2) Web739.0
TOTAL814100.0
106) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (WHENORD)
TOTAL%
48) 10.1
52) 10.1
53) 40.5
54) 10.1
55) 20.2
56) 10.1
57) 40.5
58) 60.7
59) 70.9
60) 101.2
61) 162.0
62) 141.7
63) 182.2
64) 172.1
65) 151.9
66) 131.6
67) 222.7
68) 162.0
69) 172.1
70) 111.4
71) 212.6
72) 283.5
73) 172.1
74) 212.6
75) 263.2
76) 141.7
77) 182.2
78) 212.6
79) 415.1
80) 273.4
81) 243.0
82) 232.9
83) 273.4
84) 253.1
85) 222.7
86) 212.6
87) 324.0
88) 141.7
89) 212.6
90) 182.2
91) 192.4
92) 172.1
93) 172.1
94) 222.7
95) 192.4
96) 192.4
97) 172.1
98) 151.9
99) 10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL803100.0
107) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body. (DENOMORD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1519.7
2) Disciples of Christ11.3
5) Methodist11.3
6) Presbyterian3951.3
7) Other Presbyterian11.3
8) Reformed45.3
10) United Church of Christ33.9
12) Other11.3
61) Perkins SMU11.3
66) Reformed Church in America11.3
70) Other56.6
73) Canadian Presbyterian11.3
74) UPC22.6
99) Other11.3
Missing738 
TOTAL76100.0
108) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (Check the appropriate box) (ENRLPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes678.5
2) No72391.5
Missing24 
TOTAL790100.0
109) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], degree: (ENRLDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) M.C.E./M.R.E.11.8
3) Thm-Stm11.8
4) D.Min4782.5
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.47.0
6) Other47.0
Missing757 
TOTAL57100.0
110) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], school: (ENRLSCHO)
TOTAL%
5) Austin47.8
8) Bethel23.9
18) Columbia1427.5
30) Fuller47.8
33) Gordon Conwell12.0
41) Louisville Pts23.9
43) Lutheran Pa12.0
45) McCormick47.8
52) New Brunswick12.0
57) NW Lutheran Theo12.0
63) Pittsburgh23.9
65) Princeton23.9
66) Reformed23.9
68) San Francisco23.9
74) Trinity Evangelical12.0
78) Union VA12.0
99) Other713.7
Missing763 
TOTAL51100.0
111) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (BEF_SEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25432.1
2) No53867.9
Missing22 
TOTAL792100.0
112) Please indicate the year and the school from which you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. - Year degree received (YEAR_DEG)
TOTAL%
0) Do not have this degree91.1
48) 4810.1
52) 5210.1
53) 5330.4
54) 5410.1
55) 5520.3
56) 5620.3
57) 5750.6
58) 5870.9
59) 5960.8
60) 60121.5
61) 61162.0
62) 62141.8
63) 63192.4
64) 64182.3
65) 65182.3
66) 66162.0
67) 67202.5
68) 68212.7
69) 69162.0
70) 7070.9
71) 71283.5
72) 72222.8
73) 73202.5
74) 74151.9
75) 75273.4
76) 76182.3
77) 77162.0
78) 78253.2
79) 79394.9
80) 80243.0
81) 81182.3
82) 82273.4
83) 83243.0
84) 84253.2
85) 85232.9
86) 86212.7
87) 87243.0
88) 88212.7
89) 89202.5
90) 90222.8
91) 91121.5
92) 92192.4
93) 93151.9
94) 94141.8
95) 95172.2
96) 96202.5
97) 97121.5
98) 9870.9
99) 9910.1
Missing24 
TOTAL790100.0
113) [IF YES TO YEAR_DEG] Please indicate the year and the school from which you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. - School from which degree received (SCHL_DEG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL77550.8524
114) Do you have one or more other graduate degrees from a seminary or other school of theological education (besides your B.D. or M.Div.)? (Check one box) (OTH_DEG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31039.1
2) No48360.9
Missing21 
TOTAL793100.0
115) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received M.C.E./M.R.E. (ODEG_MCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69598.4
1) Checked111.6
Missing108 
TOTAL706100.0
116) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received M.C.E./M.R.E. (OSCH_MCE)
TOTAL%
62) 16.7
63) 320.0
64) 16.7
67) 16.7
68) 16.7
69) 16.7
72) 213.3
75) 16.7
77) 16.7
84) 16.7
86) 16.7
97) 16.7
Missing799 
TOTAL15100.0
117) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received M.C.E./M.R.E. (OYR_MCE)
TOTAL%
41) Louisville Pts16.7
51) Nazarene16.7
64) PSCE853.3
65) Princeton320.0
75) Union/Auburn16.7
99) Other16.7
Missing799 
TOTAL15100.0
118) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received M.A. (ODEG_MA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65892.9
1) Checked507.1
Missing106 
TOTAL708100.0
119) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received M.A. (OSCH_MA)
TOTAL%
55) 23.6
58) 11.8
61) 11.8
63) 11.8
64) 23.6
66) 35.5
67) 11.8
68) 35.5
69) 11.8
70) 35.5
72) 23.6
73) 23.6
74) 59.1
75) 23.6
76) 23.6
78) 23.6
81) 23.6
83) 35.5
84) 23.6
85) 23.6
86) 11.8
88) 23.6
89) 47.3
90) 23.6
92) 11.8
94) 23.6
96) 11.8
Missing759 
TOTAL55100.0
120) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received M.A. (OYR_MA)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont23.7
18) Columbia23.7
22) Dubuque11.9
30) Fuller23.7
31) Garrett Evangelical11.9
41) Louisville Pts11.9
48) Methodist11.9
53) New York11.9
63) Pittsburgh11.9
64) PSCE1731.5
68) San Francisco11.9
88) Yale23.7
99) Other2240.7
Missing760 
TOTAL54100.0
121) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received Th.M./S.T.M. (ODEG_THM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66293.4
1) Checked476.6
Missing105 
TOTAL709100.0
122) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received Th.M./S.T.M. (OSCH_THM)
TOTAL%
61) 11.8
62) 23.6
63) 11.8
64) 23.6
65) 35.5
66) 23.6
67) 59.1
68) 23.6
69) 23.6
70) 23.6
71) 23.6
72) 23.6
73) 35.5
74) 23.6
75) 35.5
76) 11.8
77) 23.6
78) 11.8
79) 23.6
80) 23.6
81) 11.8
82) 11.8
83) 11.8
85) 23.6
89) 11.8
90) 23.6
91) 23.6
92) 23.6
98) 11.8
Missing759 
TOTAL55100.0
123) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received Th.M./S.T.M. (OYR_THM)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton11.8
15) Christian Theo11.8
16) Claremont11.8
18) Columbia58.9
22) Dubuque23.6
30) Fuller11.8
34) Harvard University11.8
45) McCormick11.8
53) New York23.6
61) Perkins11.8
63) Pittsburgh11.8
65) Princeton2239.3
68) San Francisco23.6
75) Union-Auburn23.6
78) Union VA610.7
88) Yale35.4
99) Other47.1
Missing758 
TOTAL56100.0
124) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received D.Min. (ODEG_DMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55475.6
1) Checked17924.4
Missing81 
TOTAL733100.0
125) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received D.Min. (OSCH_DMN)
TOTAL%
63) 10.5
69) 10.5
70) 21.0
72) 10.5
73) 10.5
74) 31.5
75) 52.5
76) 52.5
77) 52.5
78) 42.0
79) 73.5
80) 147.0
81) 52.5
82) 126.0
83) 94.5
84) 105.0
85) 105.0
86) 63.0
87) 73.5
88) 42.0
89) 94.5
90) 136.5
91) 105.0
92) 84.0
93) 63.0
94) 94.5
95) 94.5
96) 105.0
97) 10.5
98) 73.5
99) 73.5
Missing613 
TOTAL201100.0
126) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received D.Min. (OYR_DMN)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland10.5
5) Austin105.1
8) Bethel10.5
11) Candler10.5
14) Chicago Theo10.5
15) Christian Theo21.0
16) Claremont10.5
18) Columbia2110.7
20) Covenant10.5
21) Drew10.5
22) Dubuque21.0
24) Eastern Baptist52.6
25) Eden21.0
30) Fuller157.7
33) Gordon Conwell21.0
34) Harvard University10.5
39) Lancaster10.5
41) Louisville Pts73.6
45) McCormick3819.4
53) New York10.5
63) Pittsburgh178.7
65) Princeton105.1
68) San Francisco168.2
75) Union-Auburn10.5
77) United Theo MN31.5
78) Union VA2110.7
81) Vanderbilt31.5
84) Western Theo Sem21.0
99) Other94.6
Missing618 
TOTAL196100.0
127) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (ODEG_PHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65993.5
1) Checked466.5
Missing109 
TOTAL705100.0
128) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (OSCH_PHD)
TOTAL%
63) 12.2
64) 24.3
66) 24.3
69) 12.2
70) 36.5
72) 24.3
73) 24.3
74) 48.7
76) 36.5
79) 12.2
80) 12.2
81) 12.2
82) 48.7
83) 24.3
84) 12.2
86) 24.3
87) 36.5
90) 24.3
91) 24.3
92) 24.3
94) 24.3
95) 12.2
97) 12.2
99) 12.2
Missing768 
TOTAL46100.0
129) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (OYR_PHD)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont12.2
18) Columbia12.2
22) Dubuque12.2
23) Duke University48.9
34) Harvard University12.2
63) Pittsburgh12.2
65) Princeton48.9
68) San Francisco12.2
74) Trinity Evangelical12.2
75) Union-Auburn12.2
78) Union VA511.1
79) University of Notre Dame12.2
81) Vanderbilt24.4
88) Yale24.4
99) Other1942.2
Missing769 
TOTAL45100.0
130) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - has received other degree (ODEG_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68897.3
1) Checked192.7
Missing107 
TOTAL707100.0
131) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received other degree (OSCH_OTH)
TOTAL%
60) 16.3
64) 16.3
67) 16.3
71) 16.3
78) 16.3
79) 16.3
80) 16.3
81) 16.3
84) 212.5
90) 16.3
92) 16.3
93) 16.3
94) 212.5
95) 16.3
Missing798 
TOTAL16100.0
132) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received other degree (OYR_OTH)
TOTAL%
30) Fuller15.6
53) New York15.6
64) PSCE15.6
65) Princeton15.6
78) Union VA15.6
99) Other1372.2
Missing796 
TOTAL18100.0
133) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (HIGH_DEG)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school30.4
3) Some college20.3
4) College graduate46859.7
5) Some graduate work13417.1
6) Graduate degree17722.6
Missing30 
TOTAL784100.0
134) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - First response (EMP_CAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation65581.7
2) Non-parish job or ministry12115.1
3) Unemployed81.0
4) Retired from active ministry182.2
Missing12 
TOTAL802100.0
135) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - Second response (EMP_CAT2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job3090.9
4) Retired from active ministry39.1
Missing781 
TOTAL33100.0
136) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (PSTRTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time56686.9
2) Part-time8513.1
Missing163 
TOTAL651100.0
137) [IF PART-TIME FOR VARIABLE PSTRTIME] specify hours per week. (PSTRPART)
TOTAL%
1) 22.4
2) 33.6
4) 11.2
5) 22.4
6) 11.2
8) 11.2
10) 78.3
12) 22.4
14) 11.2
15) 67.1
16) 22.4
17) 11.2
18) 22.4
20) 78.3
22) 11.2
24) 1011.9
25) 56.0
26) 11.2
27) 11.2
28) 44.8
30) 1011.9
32) 11.2
33) 11.2
34) 22.4
35) 67.1
39) 11.2
40) 33.6
Missing730 
TOTAL84100.0
138) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, what position(s) do you have in a congregation? (Check all that apply) - First response (PSTRPOS1)
TOTAL%
1) Solo Pastor28142.0
2) Senior Pastor15823.6
3) Asst-Asso Pastor13520.2
4) Co-Pastor355.2
5) Stated-Temp Supply162.4
6) Designated Pastor50.7
7) Interim Pastor213.1
8) Tentmaker50.7
9) Paid Parish Associate81.2
10) Other50.7
Missing145 
TOTAL669100.0
139) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, what position(s) do you have in a congregation? (Check all that apply) - Second response (PSTRPOS2)
TOTAL%
1) Solo Pastor69.7
2) Senior Pastor1117.7
3) Asst Asso Pastor58.1
5) Stated-Temp Supply1727.4
6) Designated Pastor58.1
7) Interim Pastor1016.1
8) Tentmaker34.8
9) Paid Parish Associate34.8
10) Other23.2
Missing752 
TOTAL62100.0
140) If you currently serve as a pastor in one or more congregations, how many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (PSTRNUM1)
TOTAL%
1) One61293.3
2) Two or more446.7
Missing158 
TOTAL656100.0
141) [IF "TWO OR MORE" TO PSTRNUM1] How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (PSTRNUM2)
TOTAL%
2) 2769.2
3) 820.5
4) 25.1
5) 25.1
Missing775 
TOTAL39100.0
142) [IF "TWO OR MORE" TO PSTRNUM1] Are some or all of these congregations yoked as a larger parish? (PSTRYOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1433.3
2) No2866.7
Missing772 
TOTAL42100.0
143) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? Write the combined membership if you serve two or more. (CONGMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6532529.5746280
144) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, is your non-parish job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NPAR_FUL)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time12767.9
2) Part-time6032.1
Missing627 
TOTAL187100.0
145) If you are currently employed part time in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, specify hours per week. (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NPAR_PAR)
TOTAL%
4) 11.7
5) 35.1
6) 58.5
7) 23.4
8) 46.8
9) 11.7
10) 915.3
12) 35.1
15) 58.5
16) 35.1
18) 11.7
20) 58.5
24) 11.7
25) 23.4
28) 11.7
29) 11.7
30) 58.5
32) 23.4
35) 11.7
37) 11.7
40) 11.7
50) 11.7
99) 11.7
Missing755 
TOTAL59100.0
146) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of non-parish job or ministry are you currently employed? (Check all that apply) - First response (NPAR_JB1)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff educ instit4224.3
2) Chaplain3620.8
3) Missionary21.2
4) National staff2212.7
5) Staff ecumenical74.0
6) Professional pastoral counselor126.9
7) Other employment5230.1
Missing641 
TOTAL173100.0
147) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of non-parish job or ministry are you currently employed? (Check all that apply) - Second response (NPAR_JB2)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff educ instit210.0
2) Chaplain420.0
4) National Staff15.0
5) Staff ecumenical210.0
6) Professional pastoral counselor210.0
7) Other employment945.0
Missing794 
TOTAL20100.0
148) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of institution do you work? (Check all that apply) - First response (NPAR_IN1)
TOTAL%
1) Military84.3
2) Civilian63.2
3) Elementary/middle/ high school115.9
4) College/university2714.5
5) Seminary/theological school126.5
6) Hospital/medical facility2513.4
7) Church/religious body3921.0
8) Other non-profit2614.0
9) For-profit2111.3
10) Other115.9
Missing628 
TOTAL186100.0
149) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of institution do you work? (Check all that apply) - Second response (NPAR_IN2)
TOTAL%
3) Elementary/middle/high school14.8
4) College/university14.8
5) Seminary/theological school29.5
7) Church/religious body29.5
8) Other non-profit733.3
9) For-Profit314.3
10) Other523.8
Missing793 
TOTAL21100.0
150) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (NPAR_AFF)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6737.6
2) No11162.4
Missing636 
TOTAL178100.0
151) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
TOTAL%
0) 0101.3
1) 191.1
2) 230.4
4) 440.5
6) 620.3
7) 710.1
8) 850.6
9) 991.1
10) 10232.9
11) 11253.1
12) 1220726.0
13) 139111.4
14) 14546.8
15) 15334.2
16) 16212.6
17) 17192.4
18) 18131.6
19) 1981.0
20) 20151.9
21) 21131.6
22) 22202.5
23) 23172.1
24) 24202.5
25) 25162.0
26) 26202.5
27) 2781.0
28) 28101.3
29) 2981.0
30) 30172.1
31) 3181.0
32) 3270.9
33) 3350.6
34) 3430.4
35) 3550.6
36) 3640.5
37) 3730.4
39) 3910.1
40) 4030.4
42) 4210.1
45) 4530.4
47) 4710.1
48) 4820.3
49) 4920.3
50) 5020.3
53) 5310.1
54) 5410.1
56) 5610.1
58) 5810.1
96) Very young-can't remember374.7
99) Don't know30.4
Missing19 
TOTAL795100.0
152) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active45757.1
2) Generally active12715.9
3) Somewhat active698.6
4) Not very active607.5
5) Not active at all8610.8
6) Don't know10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL800100.0
153) 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) Baptist567.1
2) Disciples of Christ30.4
3) Episcopal101.3
4) Lutheran151.9
5) Methodist496.2
6) Presbyterian52666.4
7) Other Presbyterian162.0
8) Reformed131.6
9) Roman Catholic243.0
10) UCC202.5
11) Independent/non-denom151.9
12) Other415.2
13) None10.1
70) Other30.4
Missing22 
TOTAL792100.0
154) 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) Yes18623.8
2) No59576.2
Missing33 
TOTAL781100.0
155) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST2)
TOTAL%
0) 10.5
1) 11859.6
2) 6030.3
3) 63.0
4) 63.0
5) 42.0
6) 10.5
7) 21.0
Missing616 
TOTAL198100.0
156) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69298.2
1) Checked131.8
Missing109 
TOTAL705100.0
157) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69999.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing110 
TOTAL704100.0
158) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked703100.0
Missing111 
TOTAL703100.0
159) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked703100.0
Missing111 
TOTAL703100.0
160) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69598.7
1) Checked91.3
Missing110 
TOTAL704100.0
161) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70099.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing110 
TOTAL704100.0
162) [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 checked65492.2
1) Checked557.8
Missing105 
TOTAL709100.0
163) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
0) All Other58480.9
1) Grandchild40.6
2) Distant ancestor20.3
3) Aunt/Uncle131.8
4) Niece/Nephew71.0
5) Cousin415.7
8) Spouse344.7
9) In-law375.1
Missing92 
TOTAL722100.0
164) 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) Yes26535.7
2) No47764.3
Missing72 
TOTAL742100.0
165) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH2)
TOTAL%
1) 14657.7
2) 5822.9
3) 259.9
4) 155.9
5) 52.0
6) 31.2
15) 10.4
Missing561 
TOTAL253100.0
166) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64892.2
1) Checked557.8
Missing111 
TOTAL703100.0
167) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68896.5
1) Checked253.5
Missing101 
TOTAL713100.0
168) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64691.4
1) Checked618.6
Missing107 
TOTAL707100.0
169) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69697.9
1) Checked152.1
Missing103 
TOTAL711100.0
170) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70199.7
1) Checked20.3
Missing111 
TOTAL703100.0
171) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70299.7
1) Checked20.3
Missing110 
TOTAL704100.0
172) [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 checked68797.7
1) Checked162.3
Missing111 
TOTAL703100.0
173) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other56877.6
2) Distant ancestor689.3
3) Aunt/Uncle669.0
4) Niece/Nephew10.1
5) Cousin111.5
8) Spouse50.7
9) In-law131.8
Missing82 
TOTAL732100.0
174) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative253.1
2) Conservative20025.1
3) Moderate31639.6
4) Liberal20726.0
5) Very liberal496.1
Missing17 
TOTAL797100.0
175) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75598.8
2) No91.2
Missing50 
TOTAL764100.0
176) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it49264.1
2) Almost all of it10413.6
3) Most of it10714.0
4) Some of it486.3
5) Only a very small amount20.3
6) Not sure141.8
Missing47 
TOTAL767100.0
177) 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 world121.6
2) Is a true account of how God created the world44357.7
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created31340.8
Missing46 
TOTAL768100.0
178) 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.8611.1
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history40752.7
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters27936.1
Missing42 
TOTAL772100.0
179) 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 agree151.9
2) Agree465.7
3) Not sure182.2
4) Disagree41752.1
5) Strongly disagree30538.1
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
180) 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 agree111.4
2) Agree617.6
3) Not sure506.3
4) Disagree32640.8
5) Strongly Disgree35244.0
Missing14 
TOTAL800100.0
181) 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 agree61777.3
2) Agree13717.2
3) Not sure364.5
4) Disagree70.9
5) Strongly Disgree10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL798100.0
182) 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 agree35444.3
2) Agree20025.0
3) Not sure465.8
4) Disagree15819.8
5) Strongly Disgree415.1
Missing15 
TOTAL799100.0
183) 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 agree13717.3
2) Agree11114.0
3) Not sure12615.9
4) Disagree25131.7
5) Strongly Disgree16621.0
Missing23 
TOTAL791100.0
184) 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 agree48660.8
2) Agree30438.0
3) Not sure50.6
4) Disagree40.5
5) Strongly Disgree10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL800100.0
185) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23629.6
2) Agree21026.3
3) Not sure10713.4
4) Disagree16620.8
5) Strongly Disgree789.8
Missing17 
TOTAL797100.0
186) 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 agree27534.7
2) Agree20626.0
3) Not sure16020.2
4) Disagree10613.4
5) Strongly Disgree465.8
Missing21 
TOTAL793100.0
187) 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 daily39849.6
2) Several times a week25631.9
3) Weekly8110.1
4) Several times a month425.2
5) Once a month111.4
6) Several times a year121.5
7) Once a year or less30.4
Missing11 
TOTAL803100.0
188) 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 daily678.4
2) Several times a week15719.6
3) Weekly24630.7
4) Several times a month10513.1
5) Once a month374.6
6) Several times a year11314.1
7) Once a year or less405.0
8) Never364.5
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
189) 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 daily202.5
2) Several times a week9912.5
3) Weekly33842.6
4) Several times a month8911.2
5) Once a month607.6
6) Several times a year9912.5
7) Once a year or less536.7
8) Never364.5
Missing20 
TOTAL794100.0
190) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily67684.7
2) Several times a week8410.5
3) Weekly192.4
4) Several times a month81.0
5) Once a month50.6
6) Several times a year50.6
8) Never10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL798100.0
191) 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 daily40150.1
2) Several times a week20425.5
3) Weekly10212.8
4) Several times a month354.4
5) Once a month91.1
6) Several times a year313.9
7) Once a year or less70.9
8) Never111.4
Missing14 
TOTAL800100.0
192) 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 daily324.0
2) Several times a week587.3
3) Weekly22227.9
4) Several times a month779.7
5) Once a month637.9
6) Several times a year13416.9
7) Once a year or less8911.2
8) Never12015.1
Missing19 
TOTAL795100.0
193) Do you believe that Jesus will return to earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes58875.6
2) No749.5
3) Not Sure11614.9
Missing36 
TOTAL778100.0
194) [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 200010.2
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year45970.8
3) Less likely in 2000274.2
4) No opinion16124.8
Missing166 
TOTAL648100.0
195) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30538.4
2) No48961.6
Missing20 
TOTAL794100.0
196) [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) Yes20550.1
2) No20449.9
Missing405 
TOTAL409100.0
197) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home198.3
2) Spend time with family177.4
3) Party3816.5
4) Work62.6
5) Attend church12956.1
6) Vacation/travel125.2
9) Undecided/Not sure93.9
Missing584 
TOTAL230100.0
198) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
4) Work125.0
5) Attend church375.0
Missing810 
TOTAL4100.0
199) 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, definitely11614.6
2) Yes, probably9612.1
3) No, probably not29336.8
4) No, definitely not10813.6
5) Don't know18323.0
Missing18 
TOTAL796100.0
200) 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 major10.1
2) Major121.5
3) Minor41051.2
4) Very minor31439.2
5) None at all415.1
6) No opinion232.9
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
201) 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 major10.1
2) Major91.1
3) Minor35444.4
4) Very minor34443.2
5) None at all688.5
6) No opinion212.6
Missing17 
TOTAL797100.0
202) 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 major20.3
2) Major50.6
3) Minor17221.5
4) Very minor29637.0
5) None at all30438.0
6) No opinion202.5
Missing15 
TOTAL799100.0
203) 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 major20.3
2) Major30.4
3) Minor19424.3
4) Very minor37146.4
5) None at all21326.7
6) No opinion162.0
Missing15 
TOTAL799100.0
204) What is your sex? (SEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Female17822.2
2) Male62377.8
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
205) What is your present age? (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL80050.9369
206) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm455.6
2) On a farm50.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)25131.4
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)11414.3
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city627.8
6) In a large city (over 250,000)14317.9
7) In a suburb near a large city17922.4
Missing15 
TOTAL799100.0
207) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married71789.6
2) Not married8310.4
Missing14 
TOTAL800100.0
208) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) Never married3845.2
2) Yes, now widowed910.7
3) Yes, now divorced3541.7
4) Both widowed and divorced22.4
Missing730 
TOTAL84100.0
209) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Spouse's educational level (EDUCSPOU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school10.1
4) High school diploma131.9
5) Some college7110.2
6) Graduated from college20229.1
7) Some grad work7911.4
8) Grad degree32947.3
Missing119 
TOTAL695100.0
210) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No59983.9
2) Yes, was widowed50.7
3) Yes, was divorced10815.1
4) Both widowed and divorced20.3
Missing100 
TOTAL714100.0
211) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time35049.7
2) Employed part-time14120.0
3) Self-employed466.5
4) Unemployed202.8
5) Retired405.7
6) Full-time homemaker9513.5
7) Student91.3
8) Other30.4
Missing110 
TOTAL704100.0
212) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time22.8
2) Employed part-time56.9
3) Self-employed1622.2
4) Unemployed22.8
5) Retired79.7
6) Full-time homemaker2534.7
7) Student1013.9
8) Other56.9
Missing742 
TOTAL72100.0
213) If your husband or wife is: employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (SPOUHRS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL55038.88516
214) 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) Baptist7310.2
2) Disciples of Christ91.3
3) Episcopalian365.0
4) Lutheran324.5
5) Methodist7410.4
6) Presbyterian30843.2
7) Other Presbyterian162.2
8) Reformed152.1
9) Roman Catholic496.9
10) United Church of Christ233.2
11) Independent non-denom243.4
12) Other547.6
Missing101 
TOTAL713100.0
215) 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%
3) Episcopal20.3
4) Lutheran60.9
5) Methodist50.7
6) Presbyterian63594.5
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
8) Reformed10.1
9) Roman Catholic71.0
10) United Church of Christ50.7
11) Independent non-denom30.4
12) Other71.0
Missing142 
TOTAL672100.0
216) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Never172.4
2) Less than once a year101.4
3) Once or twice a year172.4
4) Several times a year263.7
5) Once a month243.4
6) 2-3 times a month304.2
7) Nearly every week13919.5
8) Every week44963.1
Missing102 
TOTAL712100.0
217) Is your husband or wife a member of the same congregation which you serve or attend? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52974.5
2) No18125.5
Missing104 
TOTAL710100.0
218) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPOUMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10414.5
2) No61285.5
Missing98 
TOTAL716100.0
219) Which statements below, if any, apply to your husband or wife's current call? (Check all that apply) - First response (SPOUCAL1)
TOTAL%
1) Co-pastor with me3027.0
2) Pastoral position at other PCUSA Church3329.7
3) Staff of Presbytery, synod, or GA10.9
4) Serves another PCUSA instit43.6
5) Pastoral position other congreg98.1
6) Church-related non-parish min21.8
7) Secular job1513.5
8) Other1715.3
Missing703 
TOTAL111100.0
220) Which statements below, if any, apply to your husband or wife's current call? (Check all that apply) - Second response (SPOUCAL2)
TOTAL%
2) Pastoral position at other PCUSA Church112.5
3) Staff of a presby, synod, or GA225.0
7) Secular job112.5
8) Other450.0
Missing806 
TOTAL8100.0
221) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None10413.2
1) 1739.3
2) 234844.1
3) 317822.6
4) 4597.5
5) 5212.7
6) 630.4
7) 720.3
8) 810.1
Missing25 
TOTAL789100.0
222) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat42553.5
2) Independent15319.2
3) Republican20025.2
4) Other162.0
8) Natural Law10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL795100.0
223) 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.678.4
2) Two of us34543.2
3) Three of us15919.9
4) Four of us15118.9
5) Five of us637.9
6) Six of us91.1
7) Seven or more of us40.5
Missing16 
TOTAL798100.0
224) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None16763.7
1) 16223.7
2) 23011.5
3) 320.8
4) 410.4
Missing552 
TOTAL262100.0
225) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None16452.7
1) 19430.2
2) 24414.1
3) 392.9
Missing503 
TOTAL311100.0
226) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None15243.4
1) 114541.4
2) 24713.4
3) 351.4
4) 410.3
Missing464 
TOTAL350100.0
227) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None16067.2
1) 15824.4
2) 2208.4
Missing576 
TOTAL238100.0
228) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25)
TOTAL%
0) None131.7
1) 1759.8
2) 265084.5
3) 3283.6
4) 430.4
Missing45 
TOTAL769100.0
229) 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 adult627.9
2) Single parent141.8
3) Married no kids32040.6
4) Married with kids36646.4
5) Some other arrangement (Please describe your household here)263.3
Missing26 
TOTAL788100.0
230) Is the home in which you currently live: (HOM_NOW)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you617.7
2) Owned by you clear627.8
3) Owned with mortgage52065.6
4) Owned by your congreg13116.5
5) Other192.4
Missing21 
TOTAL793100.0
231) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house40750.8
2) Diff house, same county8610.7
3) Diff county, same state799.9
4) Diff state22127.6
5) Diff country81.0
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
232) 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
TOTAL79333.21817
233) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White77396.9
2) Black60.8
3) Indian20.3
4) Asian121.5
5) Hispanic30.4
6) Some other race20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL798100.0
234) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian1066.7
4) Asian16.7
5) Hispanic16.7
6) Some other race320.0
Missing799 
TOTAL15100.0
235) 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%
2) $10K-14,99910.1
3) $15K-19,99930.4
4) $20K-29,999283.5
5) $30K-39,999739.2
6) $40K-49,99911714.7
7) $50K-59,99911915.0
8) $60K-69,99910012.6
9) $70K-79,9998711.0
10) $80K-89,999729.1
11) $90K-99,999688.6
12) $100K-124,999698.7
13) $125K-149,999273.4
14) $150K+303.8
Missing20 
TOTAL794100.0
236) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to each of 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
TOTAL7804241.6646839
237) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to each of 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
TOTAL5591546.8867523
238) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to each of 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
TOTAL697794.8186573
239) 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) $014518.5
2) $1-5010213.0
3) $51-1007810.0
4) $101-50021627.6
5) $501-10008811.3
6) $1001-2000546.9
7) $2001+9912.7
Missing32 
TOTAL782100.0
240) 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) $0293.7
2) $1-5010212.9
3) $51-10012916.3
4) $101-50033141.8
5) $501-100010413.1
6) $1001-2000465.8
7) $2001 or more\$2001+L506.3
Missing23 
TOTAL791100.0
241) [If BEF_SEM is yes] Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? How long were you in that job or career? (BEF_SEMA)
TOTAL%
1) 14.5
2) 29.1
3) 29.1
4) 14.5
5) 14.5
6) 14.5
7) 418.2
8) 313.6
10) 522.7
12) 14.5
13) 14.5
Missing792 
TOTAL22100.0
242) No degree (NODEGREE)
TOTAL%
1) 4100.0
Missing810 
TOTAL4100.0
243) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors62677.7
4) Spec Clergy18022.3
Missing8 
TOTAL806100.0
244) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 409511.9
2) 40-4926332.9
3) 50-6438347.9
4) 65+597.4
Missing14 
TOTAL800100.0
245) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female17822.2
2) Male62377.8
Missing13 
TOTAL801100.0
246) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White77396.9
2) Black60.8
3) Indian20.3
4) Asian121.5
5) Hispanic30.4
6) Some other race20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL798100.0
247) 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) Democrat42553.5
2) Independent15319.2
3) Republican20025.2
4) Other162.0
8) Natural Law10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL795100.0
248) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married71789.6
2) Not married8310.4
Missing14 
TOTAL800100.0
249) 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 $20,00040.5
2) $20K-49,99921827.5
3) $50K-99,99944656.2
4) $100K+12615.9
Missing20 
TOTAL794100.0