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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51840617.693350
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 all16131.9
2) Once5911.7
3) Half the time19939.4
4) More times/almost always6412.7
5) Don't remember224.4
Missing13 
TOTAL505100.0
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 all42183.2
2) Once489.5
3) Half the time265.1
4) More times/almost always30.6
5) Don't remember81.6
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
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 all32865.9
2) Once6112.2
3) Half the time8016.1
4) More times/almost always153.0
5) Don't remember142.8
Missing20 
TOTAL498100.0
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 all12224.2
2) Once5310.5
3) Half the time22845.1
4) More times/almost always9518.8
5) Don't remember71.4
Missing13 
TOTAL505100.0
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 all40179.2
2) Once438.5
3) Half the time407.9
4) More times/almost always91.8
5) Don't remember132.6
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
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 all33667.2
2) Once357.0
3) Half the time9619.2
4) More times/almost always193.8
5) Don't remember142.8
Missing18 
TOTAL500100.0
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 all44288.2
2) Once214.2
3) Half the time214.2
4) More times/almost always71.4
5) Don't remember102.0
Missing17 
TOTAL501100.0
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 all46693.0
2) Once71.4
3) Half the time153.0
4) More times/almost always10.2
5) Don't remember122.4
Missing17 
TOTAL501100.0
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 all38375.5
2) Once489.5
3) Half the time5611.0
4) More times/almost always112.2
5) Don't remember91.8
Missing11 
TOTAL507100.0
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 more71.4
2) Yes, a bit more5510.8
3) No change44787.8
Missing9 
TOTAL509100.0
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 more173.4
2) Yes, a bit more7414.6
3) No change41582.0
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
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 more305.9
2) Yes, a bit more12224.2
3) No change35369.9
Missing13 
TOTAL505100.0
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 more265.2
2) Yes, a bit more11422.7
3) No change36372.2
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
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 more163.2
2) Yes, a bit more9018.0
3) No change39478.8
Missing18 
TOTAL500100.0
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 more265.1
2) Yes, a bit more11723.1
3) No change36471.8
Missing11 
TOTAL507100.0
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 more509.9
2) Yes, a bit more16532.6
3) No change29157.5
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
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 more265.2
2) Yes, a bit more8917.7
3) No change38977.2
Missing14 
TOTAL504100.0
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 more122.4
2) Yes, a bit more387.5
3) No change45690.1
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
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 more142.8
2) Yes, a bit more8015.9
3) No change40981.3
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
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 more479.3
2) Yes, a bit more12224.1
3) No change33866.7
Missing11 
TOTAL507100.0
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 stressful193.7
2) 2305.9
3) 35410.7
4) 4438.5
5) In the middle7715.2
6) 66112.0
7) 78817.4
8) 88416.6
9) 9224.3
10) Most stressful295.7
Missing11 
TOTAL507100.0
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 stressful305.9
2) 28516.8
3) 38216.2
4) 47414.6
5) In the middle8717.2
6) 65110.1
7) 75410.7
8) 8305.9
9) 971.4
10) Most stressful71.4
Missing11 
TOTAL507100.0
24) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you felt closer to God? (WAKCLOSR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all8116.1
2) Some21242.1
3) Quite a bit13727.2
4) A great deal7414.7
Missing14 
TOTAL504100.0
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 all10420.7
2) Some23246.1
3) Quite a bit11522.9
4) A great deal5210.3
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
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 all6512.8
2) Some13626.9
3) Quite a bit18436.4
4) A great deal12123.9
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
27) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you felt closer to friends? (WAKFRNDS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all7915.7
2) Some18336.4
3) Quite a bit16232.2
4) A great deal7915.7
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
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 all45390.2
2) Some438.6
3) Quite a bit30.6
4) A great deal30.6
Missing16 
TOTAL502100.0
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 all29358.5
2) Some16933.7
3) Quite a bit316.2
4) A great deal81.6
Missing17 
TOTAL501100.0
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 all377.4
2) Some13126.0
3) Quite a bit18035.8
4) A great deal15530.8
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
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 all40380.3
2) Some8717.3
3) Quite a bit91.8
4) A great deal30.6
Missing16 
TOTAL502100.0
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 all9919.7
2) Some24648.9
3) Quite a bit11422.7
4) A great deal448.7
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
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 all34468.3
2) Some12224.2
3) Quite a bit285.6
4) A great deal102.0
Missing14 
TOTAL504100.0
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 all20340.4
2) Some20941.6
3) Quite a bit6312.5
4) A great deal275.4
Missing16 
TOTAL502100.0
35) In the wake of what happened on September 11th, to what extent have you cancelled any upcoming trips? (WAKTRIP)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all39879.6
2) Some7515.0
3) Quite a bit142.8
4) A great deal132.6
Missing18 
TOTAL500100.0
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 all14729.1
2) Some26151.6
3) Quite a bit6512.8
4) A great deal336.5
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
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 all25550.7
2) Some21242.1
3) Quite a bit244.8
4) A great deal122.4
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
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 all37273.5
2) Some11522.7
3) Quite a bit122.4
4) A great deal71.4
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
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) Yes9318.5
2) No41181.5
Missing14 
TOTAL504100.0
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) Yes37073.0
2) No8316.4
3) Don't know5410.7
Missing11 
TOTAL507100.0
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 checked25950.0
1) Checked25950.0
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked33163.9
1) Checked18736.1
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked47491.5
1) Checked448.5
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked46489.6
1) Checked438.3
5) Community/neighborhood91.7
6) Workplace10.2
7) Civic club10.2
TOTAL518100.0
45) Did you attend worship in your congregation on Sunday, September 16th? (SEPT16)
TOTAL%
1) No, attended another congregation255.0
2) No, did not attend8617.1
3) Yes39277.9
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
46) [ASK ONLY IF SEPT16=1 "YES"]Was attendance that Sunday: (ATTND16)
TOTAL%
1) Much more than usual10525.5
2) More than usual15638.0
3) About the same as usual12029.2
5) Don't know307.3
Missing107 
TOTAL411100.0
47) [ASK ONLY IF SEPT16=1 "YES"]Did service include recognition of the US flag? (FLAGRCGN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40277.6
1) Checked11622.4
TOTAL518100.0
48) [ASK ONLY IF SEPT16=1 "YES"]Did service include singing patriotic hymns? (PATRHYMN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22944.2
1) Checked28955.8
TOTAL518100.0
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 did84.5
2) Yes, a few did2011.2
3) Yes, one or two3117.4
4) No11966.9
Missing340 
TOTAL178100.0
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-related3922.3
2) Yes, education-related116.3
3) No12571.4
Missing343 
TOTAL175100.0
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 checked51399.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked51399.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked51799.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked49495.4
1) Checked244.6
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked49395.2
1) Checked193.7
6) Bible/Quran/Book of common worship20.4
7) Other books, magazines, or other publications40.8
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked49996.3
1) Checked193.7
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked50898.1
1) Checked101.9
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked51399.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked50998.3
1) Checked91.7
TOTAL518100.0
60) Would you personally like to see next year's General Assembly take an official stand on terrorism? (STNDTERR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18238.0
2) No13929.0
3) Not sure15833.0
Missing39 
TOTAL479100.0
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) Yes14230.7
2) No15834.1
3) Not sure16335.2
Missing55 
TOTAL463100.0
62) Did you see any of either of these letters sent to Presbyterians? : Yes (LETTERS1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46489.6
1) Checked5410.4
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked47892.3
1) Checked407.7
TOTAL518100.0
64) Did you see any of either of these letters sent to Presbyterians? : No (LETTERS3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked11221.6
1) Checked40678.4
TOTAL518100.0
65) [ASK ONLY IF LETTERS 1, 2, OR 3="YES"] Where did you first read the September 11th letter? (REDLTRS1)
TOTAL%
1) On the Internet1011.2
2) In an e-mail33.4
3) In a letter sent to me or the congregation2022.5
4) It was handed out at a meeting I attended44.5
5) In a congregational newsletter1011.2
6) In a Sunday worship bulletin55.6
7) Posted on a bulletin board33.4
8) Read to the congregation during worship11.1
9) Other (specify)11.1
10) Did not see letter3236.0
Missing429 
TOTAL89100.0
66) [ASK ONLY IF LETTERS 1, 2, OR 3="YES"] Where did you first read the September 29th letter? (REDLTRS2)
TOTAL%
1) On the Internet710.4
2) In an e-mail46.0
3) In a letter sent to me or the congregation710.4
4) It was handed out at a meeting I attended34.5
5) In a congregational newsletter710.4
6) In a Sunday worship bulletin23.0
7) Posted on a bulletin board11.5
9) Other (specify)11.5
10) Did not see letter3552.2
Missing451 
TOTAL67100.0
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 checked519.8
1) Checked46790.2
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked28855.6
1) Checked23044.4
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked42181.3
1) Checked9718.7
TOTAL518100.0
70) Has your congregation done any of these things to assist with relief efforts? : Yes, other (specify) (RELIEF4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49495.4
1) Checked203.9
5) Blood drive/Red Cross20.4
7) Letter writing20.4
TOTAL518100.0
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 them29959.0
2) Favored them8917.6
3) Mixed feelings10320.3
4) Opposed them102.0
5) Strongly opposed them61.2
Missing11 
TOTAL507100.0
72) Concerning the military actions begun on October 7th to retaliate against the terrorists: What is your opinion now? (MILNOW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favored them30860.6
2) Favored them10420.5
3) Mixed feelings8316.3
4) Opposed them81.6
5) Strongly opposed them51.0
Missing10 
TOTAL508100.0
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) Yes22244.0
2) No28356.0
Missing13 
TOTAL505100.0
74) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Give blood? (DYSAFTR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48092.7
1) Checked387.3
TOTAL518100.0
75) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Fly/display the flag (more than usual)? (DYSAFTR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15329.5
1) Checked36570.5
TOTAL518100.0
76) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Wear lapel pins, ribbons, etc. in memory of the victims? (DYSAFTR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24547.3
1) Checked27352.7
TOTAL518100.0
77) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Contribute money through Presbyterian Disaster Assistance to help victims? (DYSAFTR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45187.1
1) Checked6712.9
TOTAL518100.0
78) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Contribute money through other agencies or appeals to help victims? (DYSAFTR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24547.3
1) Checked27352.7
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked46289.2
1) Checked5610.8
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked51399.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL518100.0
81) In the days after September 11th, did you personally: Get called to active military duty? (DYSAFTR8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51599.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL518100.0
82) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : Yes, family (KNOW1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51599.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL518100.0
83) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : Yes, friend (KNOW2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51098.5
1) Checked81.5
TOTAL518100.0
84) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : Yes, a colleague (KNOW3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51499.2
1) Checked40.8
TOTAL518100.0
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 checked51599.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL518100.0
86) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : Yes, other (KNOW5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49094.6
1) Checked285.4
TOTAL518100.0
87) Did you personally know anyone who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? : No (KNOW6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked509.7
1) Checked46890.3
TOTAL518100.0
88) Did anyone in your congregation have a family member who was lost or injured in the tragedies of September 11th? (FAMEMBER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes509.8
2) No20941.1
3) Don't know24949.0
Missing10 
TOTAL508100.0
89) Does your congregation have someone in charge of Christian education, whether paid or volunteer? (LEADEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35485.5
2) No348.2
3) Don't know266.3
Missing104 
TOTAL414100.0
90) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Paid? (LEDEDUC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29256.4
1) Checked22643.6
TOTAL518100.0
91) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Volunteer? (LEDEDUC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40277.6
1) Checked11622.4
TOTAL518100.0
92) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Elder? (LEDEDUC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44285.3
1) Checked7614.7
TOTAL518100.0
93) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Deacon? (LEDEDUC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50998.3
1) Checked91.7
TOTAL518100.0
94) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Minister? (LEDEDUC5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45888.4
1) Checked6011.6
TOTAL518100.0
95) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Certified in Christian education at some level? (LEDEDUC6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38073.4
1) Checked13826.6
TOTAL518100.0
96) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Working toward certification? (LEDEDUC7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50797.9
1) Checked112.1
TOTAL518100.0
97) [ASK ONLY IF LEADEDUC=1 "YES"]Is this person: Not a certified Christian educator? (LEDEDUC8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43283.4
1) Checked8616.6
TOTAL518100.0
98) If certified in CE, at what level is this person? (EDUCLEVL)
TOTAL%
1) Enrolled Educational Assistant88.4
2) Certified Associate Educator99.5
3) Certified Christian Educator7882.1
Missing423 
TOTAL95100.0
99) Does this person have: Master of Arts in Christian Education? (DEGREE1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49795.9
1) Checked214.1
TOTAL518100.0
100) Does this person have: Other degree (bachelor's/graduate) in education? (DEGREE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41079.2
1) Checked10820.8
TOTAL518100.0
101) Does this person have: State teaching certificate? (DEGREE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47892.3
1) Checked407.7
TOTAL518100.0
102) Does this person have: Experience teaching at elementary, secondary, or college level? (DEGREE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46790.2
1) Checked519.8
TOTAL518100.0
103) Does this person have: Other related experience (specify) (DEGREE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48994.4
1) Checked254.8
6) MDiv degree20.4
7) Volunteer experience in church20.4
TOTAL518100.0
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) Favor21049.0
2) Oppose368.4
3) Uncertain18342.7
Missing89 
TOTAL429100.0
105) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members518100.0
TOTAL518100.0
106) Survey format (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper copy48293.1
2) From the web366.9
TOTAL518100.0
107) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? __ year(s) (if less than one year, __ months) (YRSMMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50320.2717
108) How far do you live from your congregation? __ mile(s) (HOWFAR)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile20.4
1) 18917.8
2) 27414.8
3) 36813.6
4) 4408.0
5) 57114.2
6) 6346.8
7) 7214.2
8) 8183.6
9) 951.0
10) 10275.4
11) 1151.0
12) 1271.4
13) 1310.2
14) 1461.2
15) 15112.2
16) 1640.8
18) 1810.2
20) 2030.6
23) 2310.2
25) 2510.2
30) 3020.4
35) 3510.2
40) 4010.2
42) 4210.2
90) 9010.2
175) 17510.2
220) 22010.2
271) 27110.2
998) 998 miles or more10.2
999) Don't know20.4
Missing17 
TOTAL501100.0
109) What is the approximate membership of the congregations(s) you attend? If you don't know, leave the line blank and check here. (NOMEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4442143.8833408
110) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20440.7
2) No29759.3
Missing17 
TOTAL501100.0
111) [IF YES TO EVERELDR] Are you serving now on session? (NOWELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes144.5
2) No29495.5
Missing210 
TOTAL308100.0
112) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18236.8
2) No31363.2
Missing23 
TOTAL495100.0
113) [IF YES TO EVERDCON] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (NOWDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3211.4
2) No24888.6
Missing238 
TOTAL280100.0
114) 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 checked42382.8
1) Checked8817.2
Missing7 
TOTAL511100.0
115) 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 checked31962.1
1) Checked19537.9
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
116) 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 checked48293.8
1) Checked326.2
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
117) 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 checked43985.4
1) Checked7514.6
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
118) 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 checked37172.2
1) Checked14327.8
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
119) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Organist or choir director (POSCHDIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50698.4
1) Checked81.6
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
120) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of choir (POSCHMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40979.6
1) Checked10520.4
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
121) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Church school teacher/leader (POSTCHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38374.5
1) Checked13125.5
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
122) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Other (specify) (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48995.1
1) Checked254.9
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
123) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (Check the appropriate box) (FREQATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Never61.2
2) Less than once a year10.2
3) Once or twice a year71.4
4) Several times a year275.3
5) Once a month183.5
6) 2-3 times a month9218.1
7) Nearly every week24247.6
8) Every week11522.6
Missing10 
TOTAL508100.0
124) 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) Yes46897.7
2) No112.3
Missing39 
TOTAL479100.0
125) [IF YES TO EVERMISA] Approximately how many Sundays have you missed attending worship over the last year (52 weeks)? Estimate the number of Sundays you were absent from worship in the last year on the line. (EVERMISB)
TOTAL%
0) None20.4
1) 161.3
2) 2275.7
3) 3316.5
4) 4367.5
5) 5428.8
6) 64910.3
7) 7132.7
8) 8265.5
9) 971.5
10) 10469.6
11) 1130.6
12) 12336.9
13) 1371.5
14) 1461.3
15) 15306.3
16) 1671.5
18) 1851.0
19) 1930.6
20) 20347.1
21) 2120.4
22) 2210.2
24) 2430.6
25) 2551.0
26) 2630.6
27) 2710.2
30) 3040.8
31) 3110.2
32) 3210.2
34) 3420.4
35) 3520.4
36) 3620.4
40) 40112.3
42) 4210.2
44) 4420.4
45) 4561.3
46) 4610.2
48) 4840.8
49) 4910.2
50) 5051.0
51) 5110.2
52) 5251.0
Missing41 
TOTAL477100.0
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. - My job/business required me to be at work on Sunday. (EMJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43584.6
1) Checked7915.4
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
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 was traveling on business and didn't get home in time. (EMRAVEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45989.3
1) Checked5510.7
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
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. - I was ill. (EMILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29457.3
1) Checked21942.7
Missing5 
TOTAL513100.0
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. - I had family responsibilities (e.g., caring for an ill or disabled child or parent). (EMFAMLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38875.5
1) Checked12624.5
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
130) [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 checked13426.1
1) Checked37973.9
Missing5 
TOTAL513100.0
131) [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. (EMCTCHHU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40779.2
1) Checked10720.8
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
132) [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 checked43584.6
1) Checked7915.4
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
133) [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 checked45087.5
1) Checked6412.5
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
134) [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 checked48193.6
1) Checked336.4
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
135) [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 checked38174.1
1) Checked13325.9
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
136) [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 checked43684.8
1) Checked7815.2
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
137) [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 checked50598.2
1) Checked91.8
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
138) [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 checked48995.1
1) Checked254.9
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
139) [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 checked50297.7
1) Checked122.3
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
140) [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 other2139.6
2) Worked at another church47.5
3) Visited another church (out of town)815.1
4) Seasonal migrant59.4
5) Visited another church1120.8
7) Tried to go but prevented47.5
Missing465 
TOTAL53100.0
141) 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 Hours12524.9
2) 1-2 Hours8516.9
3) 3-5 Hours13927.7
4) 6-10 Hours9017.9
5) 11-20 Hours397.8
6) More than 20 Hours244.8
Missing16 
TOTAL502100.0
142) 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 Hours16332.4
2) 1-2 Hours11422.7
3) 3-5 Hours10921.7
4) 6-10 Hours6412.7
5) 11-20 Hours295.8
6) More than 20 Hours244.8
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
143) 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 Hours29159.3
2) 1-2 Hours10721.8
3) 3-5 Hours5811.8
4) 6-10 Hours193.9
5) 11-20 Hours71.4
6) More than 20 Hours91.8
Missing27 
TOTAL491100.0
144) 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 Hours21844.4
2) 1-2 Hours10421.2
3) 3-5 Hours7615.5
4) 6-10 Hours418.4
5) 11-20 Hours183.7
6) More than 20 Hours346.9
Missing27 
TOTAL491100.0
145) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BELCHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41482.6
2) No8717.4
Missing17 
TOTAL501100.0
146) [IF YES TO BELCHURC] 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) Baptist317.5
2) Disciples of Christ61.4
3) Episcopal102.4
4) Lutheran245.8
5) Methodist6716.1
6) Presbyterian20549.4
7) Other Presbyterian41.0
8) Reformed112.7
9) Roman Catholic81.9
10) UCC174.1
11) Non-denominational92.2
12) Other235.5
Missing103 
TOTAL415100.0
147) 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) Baptist6813.6
2) Disciples of Christ142.8
3) Episcopal132.6
4) Lutheran285.6
5) Methodist7515.0
6) Presbyterian20240.4
7) Other Presbyterian81.6
8) Reformed81.6
9) Roman Catholic183.6
10) UCC244.8
11) Non-denominational91.8
12) None81.6
13) Other255.0
Missing18 
TOTAL500100.0
148) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL50125.9916
149) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active18536.3
2) Generally active9518.7
3) Somewhat active7414.5
4) Not very active7113.9
5) Not active at all7815.3
6) Don't know61.2
Missing9 
TOTAL509100.0
150) 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) Yes9017.8
2) No41582.2
Missing13 
TOTAL505100.0
151) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST#)
TOTAL%
0) 1919.0
1) 5252.0
2) 2020.0
3) 33.0
4) 33.0
6) 22.0
99) 11.0
Missing418 
TOTAL100100.0
152) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50798.6
1) Checked71.4
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
153) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51199.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
154) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked514100.0
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
155) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked514100.0
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
156) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50999.0
1) Checked51.0
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
157) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50698.4
1) Checked81.6
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
158) [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 checked49997.1
1) Checked152.9
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
159) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Grandchild45.6
2) Distant ancestor22.8
3) Uncle/Aunt912.5
4) Niece/Nephew2129.2
5) Cousin1825.0
8) Spouse56.9
9) In-law1318.1
Missing446 
TOTAL72100.0
160) 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) Yes10922.0
2) No38778.0
Missing22 
TOTAL496100.0
161) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCHN)
TOTAL%
0) 1815.4
1) 5849.6
2) 2319.7
3) 86.8
4) 65.1
5) 21.7
7) 10.9
15) 10.9
Missing401 
TOTAL117100.0
162) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49896.9
1) Checked163.1
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
163) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50598.2
1) Checked91.8
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
164) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48794.7
1) Checked275.3
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
165) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50698.4
1) Checked81.6
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
166) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked514100.0
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
167) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50999.0
1) Checked51.0
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
168) [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 checked50498.1
1) Checked101.9
Missing4 
TOTAL514100.0
169) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other11.2
1) Grandchild11.2
2) Distant ancestor3037.0
3) Uncle/Aunt3239.5
4) Niece/Nephew22.5
5) Cousin78.6
8) Spouse22.5
9) In-law67.4
Missing437 
TOTAL81100.0
170) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative214.2
2) Conservative18436.6
3) Moderate22043.7
4) Liberal6512.9
5) Very liberal132.6
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
171) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31862.5
2) No19137.5
Missing9 
TOTAL509100.0
172) 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) Yes23046.0
2) No27054.0
Missing18 
TOTAL500100.0
173) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47997.4
2) No132.6
Missing26 
TOTAL492100.0
174) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it22946.4
2) Almost all of it9018.2
3) Most of it11823.9
4) Some of it346.9
5) Only a very small amount30.6
6) Not sure204.0
Missing24 
TOTAL494100.0
175) 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 world255.0
2) Is a true account of how God created the world27955.8
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created19639.2
Missing18 
TOTAL500100.0
176) 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.10722.5
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history.23248.8
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters.13628.6
Missing43 
TOTAL475100.0
177) 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) Stongly agree448.8
2) Agree11923.8
3) Not sure6513.0
4) Disagree21543.0
5) Strongly disagree5711.4
Missing18 
TOTAL500100.0
178) 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) Stongly agree275.4
2) Agree10521.0
3) Not sure9418.8
4) Disagree17635.3
5) Strongly disagree9719.4
Missing19 
TOTAL499100.0
179) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - There is a life beyond death. (BYND_DTH)
TOTAL%
1) Stongly agree32464.9
2) Agree11523.0
3) Not sure5310.6
4) Disagree51.0
5) Strongly disagree20.4
Missing19 
TOTAL499100.0
180) 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) Stongly agree23046.3
2) Agree13727.6
3) Not sure7615.3
4) Disagree459.1
5) Strongly disagree91.8
Missing21 
TOTAL497100.0
181) 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) Stongly agree12024.1
2) Agree9819.7
3) Not sure13527.2
4) Disagree10020.1
5) Strongly disagree448.9
Missing21 
TOTAL497100.0
182) 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) Stongly agree18637.1
2) Agree25550.8
3) Not sure387.6
4) Disagree193.8
5) Strongly disagree40.8
Missing16 
TOTAL502100.0
183) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Stongly agree18336.4
2) Agree14328.4
3) Not sure10721.3
4) Disagree5310.5
5) Strongly disagree173.4
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
184) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - Jesus was born of a virgin. (JES_VRGN)
TOTAL%
1) Stongly agree25750.9
2) Agree13927.5
3) Not sure8516.8
4) Disagree112.2
5) Strongly disagree132.6
Missing13 
TOTAL505100.0
185) 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 daily8717.6
2) Several times a week7214.6
3) Weekly6513.2
4) Several times a month6914.0
5) Once a month295.9
6) Several times a year8918.0
7) Once a year or less6012.1
8) Never234.7
Missing24 
TOTAL494100.0
186) 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 daily122.4
2) Several times a week173.4
3) Weekly7815.8
4) Several times a month5010.1
5) Once a month428.5
6) Several times a year8617.4
7) Once a year or less7515.2
8) Never13327.0
Missing25 
TOTAL493100.0
187) 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 daily30.6
2) Several times a week71.4
3) Weekly11022.5
4) Several times a month285.7
5) Once a month5210.6
6) Several times a year5411.0
7) Once a year or less7515.3
8) Never16032.7
Missing29 
TOTAL489100.0
188) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily32264.3
2) Several times a week7815.6
3) Weekly306.0
4) Several times a month306.0
5) Once a month102.0
6) Several times a year183.6
7) Once a year or less61.2
8) Never71.4
Missing17 
TOTAL501100.0
189) 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 daily11322.9
2) Several times a week6914.0
3) Weekly8216.6
4) Several times a month469.3
5) Once a month244.9
6) Several times a year8316.8
7) Once a year or less163.2
8) Never6012.2
Missing25 
TOTAL493100.0
190) 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 daily20.4
2) Several times a week30.6
3) Weekly347.0
4) Several times a month193.9
5) Once a month234.7
6) Several times a year459.2
7) Once a year or less8517.4
8) Never27856.9
Missing29 
TOTAL489100.0
191) Do you believe that Jesus will return to Earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34871.8
2) No275.6
3) Not sure11022.7
Missing33 
TOTAL485100.0
192) [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 200030.7
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year25160.2
3) Less likely in 2000133.1
4) No opinion15036.0
Missing101 
TOTAL417100.0
193) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11823.4
2) No38676.6
Missing14 
TOTAL504100.0
194) [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) Yes6427.4
2) No17072.6
Missing284 
TOTAL234100.0
195) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home1318.1
2) Spend time with family1318.1
3) Party/celebrate2129.2
4) Work811.1
5) Attend church811.1
6) Vacation/travel45.6
7) Not sure-no plans yet11.4
9) Other45.6
Missing446 
TOTAL72100.0
196) [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
Missing513 
TOTAL5100.0
197) 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, definitely356.9
2) Yes, probably5611.0
3) No, probably not5510.8
4) No, definitely not132.5
5) Don't know35168.8
Missing8 
TOTAL510100.0
198) 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%
2) Major173.4
3) Minor21843.1
4) Very minor19237.9
5) None at all418.1
6) No opinion387.5
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
199) 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) Major61.2
3) Minor18837.3
4) Very minor21843.3
5) None at all5410.7
6) No opinion387.5
Missing14 
TOTAL504100.0
200) 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) Major10.2
3) Minor9318.4
4) Very minor16933.4
5) None at all20340.1
6) No opinion407.9
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
201) 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 major20.4
2) Major20.4
3) Minor11723.1
4) Very minor19137.7
5) None at all15831.2
6) No opinion367.1
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
202) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female30659.8
2) Male20640.2
Missing6 
TOTAL512100.0
203) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51158.52315
204) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm5811.5
2) On a farm153.0
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)14027.8
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)6713.3
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city5310.5
6) In a large city (over 250,000)6512.9
7) In a suburb near a large city10621.0
Missing14 
TOTAL504100.0
205) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married40180.0
2) Not married10020.0
Missing17 
TOTAL501100.0
206) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3028.6
2) Yes, now widowed3836.2
3) Yes, now divorced3129.5
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced65.7
Missing413 
TOTAL105100.0
207) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No31582.2
2) Yes, was widowed92.3
3) Yes, was divorced5815.1
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced10.3
Missing135 
TOTAL383100.0
208) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Never266.5
2) Less than once a year71.8
3) About once or twice a year184.5
4) Several times a year389.6
5) About once a month164.0
6) 2-3 times a month7117.9
7) Nearly every week15438.8
8) Every week6716.9
Missing121 
TOTAL397100.0
209) 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) Baptist4511.3
2) Disciples of Christ30.8
3) Episcopal194.8
4) Lutheran235.8
5) Methodist6315.8
6) Presbyterian Church12832.1
7) Other Presbyterian61.5
8) Reformed41.0
9) Roman Catholic348.5
10) UCC133.3
11) Non-denominational41.0
12) None235.8
13) Other348.5
Missing119 
TOTAL399100.0
210) 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) Episcopal30.9
5) Methodist20.6
6) Presbyterian Church29287.7
7) Other Presbyterian10.3
9) Roman Catholic92.7
10) UCC20.6
11) Non-denominational20.6
12) None154.5
13) Other61.8
Missing185 
TOTAL333100.0
211) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, first response (YOUREMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time16633.0
2) Employed part-time418.2
3) Self-employed285.6
4) Unemployed51.0
5) Retired18336.4
6) Homemaker5711.3
7) Student132.6
8) Other102.0
Missing15 
TOTAL503100.0
212) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, second response (YOUREMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part-time28.3
3) Self-employed416.7
5) Retired729.2
6) Homemaker729.2
7) Student312.5
8) Other14.2
Missing494 
TOTAL24100.0
213) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time14938.2
2) Employed part-time287.2
3) Self-employed194.9
4) Unemployed20.5
5) Retired14336.7
6) Homemaker4611.8
7) Student10.3
8) Other20.5
Missing128 
TOTAL390100.0
214) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time16.3
3) Self-employed212.5
5) Retired637.5
6) Homemaker531.3
8) Other212.5
Missing502 
TOTAL16100.0
215) 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) 0165.7
2) 220.7
3) 310.4
5) 520.7
6) 631.1
8) 820.7
9) 910.4
10) 1062.2
12) 1220.7
13) 1310.4
14) 1420.7
15) 1562.2
16) 1610.4
18) 1820.7
20) 20145.0
22) 2210.4
24) 2420.7
25) 2562.2
26) 2620.7
28) 2810.4
30) 3051.8
32) 3241.4
33) 3310.4
34) 3410.4
35) 35103.6
36) 3610.4
37) 3710.4
38) 3862.2
40) 405620.1
42) 4282.9
43) 4310.4
44) 4431.1
45) 45269.3
48) 4841.4
49) 4910.4
50) 503211.5
53) 5310.4
54) 5410.4
55) 55165.7
57) 5710.4
58) 5810.4
60) 60186.5
65) 6510.4
68) 6810.4
70) 7010.4
80) 8020.7
84) 8410.4
99) Don't know20.7
Missing239 
TOTAL279100.0
216) 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) 187.9
2) 10.4
4) 10.4
5) 20.9
8) 31.3
9) 10.4
10) 41.7
12) 10.4
15) 20.9
16) 10.4
18) 20.9
20) 93.9
24) 20.9
25) 31.3
30) 73.1
32) 10.4
35) 83.5
36) 20.9
38) 20.9
39) 10.4
40) 5222.7
43) 52.2
44) 10.4
45) 208.7
47) 10.4
48) 73.1
50) 3414.8
55) 104.4
57) 10.4
58) 10.4
60) 187.9
63) 10.4
65) 31.3
68) 10.4
70) 20.9
75) 10.4
Missing289 
TOTAL229100.0
217) 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) Management4613.2
13) Business and financial operations246.9
15) Computer and math133.7
17) Architecture and engineering92.6
19) Life-physical and social science82.3
21) Community and social services113.2
23) Legal92.6
25) Education/training/library6618.9
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media92.6
29) Healthcare and technical339.5
31) Healthcare support20.6
33) Protective service30.9
39) Personal care10.3
41) Sales and related occupations288.0
43) Office and administrative support3610.3
45) Farming/fishing/forestry20.6
47) Construction82.3
49) Installation/maintenance/repair41.1
51) Production occupations102.9
53) Transportation30.9
99) Homemaker246.9
Missing169 
TOTAL349100.0
218) 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) Management3913.9
13) Business and financial operations186.4
15) Computer and math93.2
17) Architecture and engineering103.6
19) Life-physical and social science20.7
21) Community and social services93.2
23) Legal41.4
25) Education/training/library3813.6
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media93.2
29) Healthcare and technical207.1
31) Healthcare support20.7
33) Protective service41.4
37) Building and grounds cleaning20.7
39) Personal care10.4
41) Sales and related occupations3913.9
43) Office and administrative support217.5
45) Farming/fishing/forestry31.1
47) Construction41.4
49) Installation/maintenance/repair62.1
51) Production occupations124.3
53) Transportation62.1
55) Military20.7
99) Homemaker207.1
Missing238 
TOTAL280100.0
219) 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 school81.6
4) High school diploma458.8
5) Some college11021.6
6) Graduated from college13526.5
7) Some graduate work6613.0
8) A graduate degree14428.3
Missing9 
TOTAL509100.0
220) 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 grade10.2
3) Some high school20.5
4) High school diploma5313.2
5) Some college8821.9
6) Graduated from college12430.8
7) Some graduate work266.5
8) A graduate degree10826.9
Missing116 
TOTAL402100.0
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) None6613.1
1) 15711.4
2) 219138.0
3) 312124.1
4) 4387.6
5) 5132.6
6) 6122.4
7) 720.4
9) 920.4
Missing16 
TOTAL502100.0
222) 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.7815.3
2) Two of us28455.6
3) Three of us6312.3
4) Four of us5711.2
5) Five of us183.5
6) Six of us40.8
7) Seven or more of us40.8
8) Not Applicable30.6
Missing7 
TOTAL511100.0
223) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None12171.6
1) 13621.3
2) 295.3
3) 321.2
4) 410.6
Missing349 
TOTAL169100.0
224) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None11362.4
1) 14223.2
2) 22413.3
3) 321.1
Missing337 
TOTAL181100.0
225) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None10866.3
1) 14024.5
2) 2148.6
3) 310.6
Missing355 
TOTAL163100.0
226) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None11479.2
1) 12316.0
2) 264.2
3) 310.7
Missing374 
TOTAL144100.0
227) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25)
TOTAL%
0) None194.1
1) 16814.8
2) 235377.1
3) 3173.7
4) 410.2
Missing60 
TOTAL458100.0
228) 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 adult7314.5
2) Single parent173.4
3) Married, no kids26953.6
4) Married, with kids12224.3
5) Some other arrangement214.2
Missing16 
TOTAL502100.0
229) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now37473.0
2) A different house, same county8216.0
3) In a different county, same state214.1
4) In a different state336.4
5) In a different country20.4
Missing6 
TOTAL512100.0
230) 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
TOTAL51232.41615
231) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat12123.9
2) Independent9619.0
3) Republican27854.9
4) Other112.2
Missing12 
TOTAL506100.0
232) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White49997.7
2) African American71.4
4) Asian10.2
5) Hispanic20.4
6) Some other race20.4
Missing7 
TOTAL511100.0
233) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) White342.9
3) Indian114.3
4) Asian114.3
5) Hispanic114.3
6) Some other race114.3
Missing511 
TOTAL7100.0
234) 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 $10,00030.6
2) $10K-14,999112.3
3) $15K-19,999224.7
4) $20K-29,999357.4
5) $30K-39,9996012.7
6) $40K-49,9995010.6
7) $50K-59,9995010.6
8) $60K-69,999357.4
9) $70K-79,999326.8
10) $80K-89,999316.6
11) $90K-99,999326.8
12) $100K-124,9994910.4
13) $125K-149,999265.5
14) $150K or more357.4
Missing47 
TOTAL471100.0
235) Did you or any other family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGECD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41782.1
2) No8316.3
3) Don't know81.6
Missing10 
TOTAL508100.0
236) 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
TOTAL4803147.40810201
237) 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
TOTAL3262446.3812645
238) 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)
TOTAL%
0) None4511.0
5) 520.5
10) 1051.2
15) 1530.7
20) 20133.2
25) 25184.4
30) 3061.5
40) 4041.0
45) 4510.2
50) 505112.5
60) 6041.0
64) 6410.2
70) 7010.2
75) 7592.2
80) 8020.5
86) 8610.2
100) 1008019.6
110) 11010.2
120) 12010.2
125) 12520.5
130) 13010.2
150) 150204.9
161) 16110.2
175) 17510.2
200) 2005513.5
250) 25071.7
300) 300163.9
322) 32210.2
387) 38710.2
400) 40051.2
500) 500163.9
600) 60010.2
625) 62510.2
800) 80010.2
890) 89010.2
1000) 100071.7
1500) 150010.2
1750) 175010.2
2000) 200051.2
2500) 250010.2
3000) 300010.2
4000) 400010.2
5000) 500041.0
30000) 3000010.2
99999) Don't know82.0
Missing110 
TOTAL408100.0
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) $014129.3
2) $1-509820.3
3) $51-1006914.3
4) $101-5008818.3
5) $501-1000296.0
6) $1001-2000265.4
7) $2001+316.4
Missing36 
TOTAL482100.0
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) $0183.7
2) $1-506312.9
3) $51-1007314.9
4) $101-50017335.4
5) $501-10006112.5
6) $1001-2000398.0
7) $2001+6212.7
Missing29 
TOTAL489100.0
241) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 406612.9
2) 40-498917.4
3) 50-6415229.7
4) 65+20439.9
Missing7 
TOTAL511100.0
242) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female30659.8
2) Male20640.2
Missing6 
TOTAL512100.0
243) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married40180.0
2) Not married10020.0
Missing17 
TOTAL501100.0
244) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White49997.7
2) African American71.4
4) Asian10.2
5) Hispanic20.4
6) Some other race20.4
Missing7 
TOTAL511100.0
245) 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 $20K367.6
2) $20K-49,99919541.4
3) $50K-99,99913027.6
4) $100K+11023.4
Missing47 
TOTAL471100.0