Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2001 -- Presbyterian Women and Other Topics, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL86960756.323435
2) Estimate the percentage of members in your congregation who are female: (PERCFMLE)
TOTAL%
45) 30.4
49) 10.1
50) 202.6
51) 101.3
52) 152.0
53) 101.3
54) 152.0
55) 12316.1
56) 172.2
57) 131.7
58) 354.6
59) 91.2
60) 23931.3
61) 81.0
62) 131.7
63) 111.4
64) 30.4
65) 10814.1
66) 60.8
67) 30.4
68) 91.2
70) 496.4
73) 10.1
75) 192.5
78) 20.3
80) 121.6
82) 10.1
83) 10.1
85) 30.4
89) 10.1
90) 20.3
97) 10.1
100) 10.1
Missing105 
TOTAL764100.0
3) Don't know the percentage of members in your congregation who are female (DKPERFEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79391.3
1) Checked768.7
TOTAL869100.0
4) Of the total number of women in your congregation, what percentage would you estimate are active in Presbyterian Women (PW), the official organization for women in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (ACTIVEPW)
TOTAL%
0) None15721.4
1) 1263.5
2) 2233.1
3) 3111.5
4) 460.8
5) 5466.3
6) 610.1
7) 760.8
8) 891.2
9) 940.5
10) 1010414.1
12) 12111.5
13) 1310.1
15) 15456.1
16) 1610.1
17) 1750.7
18) 1850.7
19) 1910.1
20) 208111.0
21) 2110.1
23) 2310.1
25) 25425.7
28) 2820.3
30) 30375.0
33) 3350.7
34) 3410.1
35) 3571.0
36) 3620.3
38) 3810.1
40) 40293.9
45) 4571.0
50) 50324.4
55) 5510.1
58) 5810.1
60) 6040.5
61) 6110.1
70) 7050.7
75) 7550.7
80) 8030.4
90) 9040.5
95) 9510.1
Missing134 
TOTAL735100.0
5) Don't know the total number of women in your congregation, what percentage would you estimate are active in Presbyterian Women (PW), the official organization for women in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (DKACTVPW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77489.1
1) Checked9510.9
TOTAL869100.0
6) How familiar are you with PW as it exists in your congregation? (FAMPWCNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar40748.2
2) Generally familiar18622.0
3) A little familiar617.2
4) Not at all familiar344.0
5) No PW in my congregation15718.6
Missing24 
TOTAL845100.0
7) How familiar are you with PW as it exists in your presbytery? (FAMPWPRS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar15218.5
2) Generally familiar35042.5
3) A little familiar22126.9
4) Not at all familiar10012.2
Missing46 
TOTAL823100.0
8) How familiar are you with PW as it exists in your synod? (FAMPWSYN)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar597.3
2) Generally familiar13616.7
3) A little familiar21626.6
4) Not at all familiar40149.4
Missing57 
TOTAL812100.0
9) How familiar are you with PW as it exists nationally? (FAMPWNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar10412.7
2) Generally familiar26131.9
3) A little familiar29035.5
4) Not at all familiar16219.8
Missing52 
TOTAL817100.0
10) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: The stances taken by PW at the national level are too extreme (TOOEXTRM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8710.3
2) Agree12715.1
3) Uncertain30536.3
4) Disagree21825.9
5) Strongly disagree10412.4
Missing28 
TOTAL841100.0
11) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: Women's-only organizations are outdated (OUTDATED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree253.0
2) Agree10712.6
3) Uncertain11713.8
4) Disagree46554.9
5) Strongly disagree13315.7
Missing22 
TOTAL847100.0
12) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: PW empowers women to take leadership roles elsewhere in the church (EMPWLEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12715.1
2) Agree41749.5
3) Uncertain16019.0
4) Disagree11413.5
5) Strongly disagree242.9
Missing27 
TOTAL842100.0
13) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: PW is mainly an organization for older women (ORGOLDWM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree809.5
2) Agree29134.7
3) Uncertain11713.9
4) Disagree30035.8
5) Strongly disagree516.1
Missing30 
TOTAL839100.0
14) Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW: The national leadership of PW is more liberal than most women in my congregation (MORELIB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19122.6
2) Agree22927.1
3) Uncertain26331.1
4) Disagree13415.8
5) Strongly disagree293.4
Missing23 
TOTAL846100.0
15) How supportive of Presbyterian Women is (are) your pastor(s)? (PASTSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Very Supportive26431.7
2) Supportive37344.7
3) Not Supportive688.2
4) Mixed587.0
5) Don't know597.1
6) No pastor at this time121.4
Missing35 
TOTAL834100.0
16) Does PW collect each of these offerings in your congregation? : Birthday Offering (COLLBDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43852.5
2) No26732.0
3) Don't know13015.6
Missing34 
TOTAL835100.0
17) Does PW collect each of these offerings in your congregation? : Thank Offering (COLLTHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43051.4
2) No27332.7
3) Don't know13315.9
Missing33 
TOTAL836100.0
18) Does PW collect each of these offerings in your congregation? : Least Coin Offering (LSTCOIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39948.0
2) No29735.7
3) Don't know13616.3
Missing37 
TOTAL832100.0
19) Are you aware of the causes supported by each of these offerings? : Birthday Offering (AWREBDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42950.5
2) No42149.5
Missing19 
TOTAL850100.0
20) Are you aware of the causes supported by each of these offerings? : Thank Offering (AWRETHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42550.0
2) No42550.0
Missing19 
TOTAL850100.0
21) Are you aware of the causes supported by each of these offerings? : Least Coin Offering (AWLSTCN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40247.7
2) No44152.3
Missing26 
TOTAL843100.0
22) Have you recently read a copy of Horizons, the official magazine of Presbyterian Women? (READHRZN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I am a subscriber799.2
2) Yes, a household member subscribes273.2
3) Yes, someone gives a copy to me12214.3
4) Yes, other source738.5
5) No, but I used to read it13115.3
6) No42449.5
Missing13 
TOTAL856100.0
23) Are you familiar with the PW/Horizons Bible Study? (FAMPWBS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've used it40547.4
2) Yes, but I've never used it29434.4
3) No15618.2
Missing14 
TOTAL855100.0
24) Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? (WMNCRCLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes69682.0
2) No12414.6
3) Don't know293.4
Missing20 
TOTAL849100.0
25) [ASK ONLY IF WMNCRCLS=3 "DON'T KNOW"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : Don't know (DKWMCRCL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81593.8
1) Checked546.2
TOTAL869100.0
26) [ASK ONLY IF WMNCRCLS=1 "YES"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : How many? (NUMWMCRC)
TOTAL%
0) 30.5
1) 12218.9
2) 13320.6
3) 11317.5
4) 8112.5
5) 548.3
6) 416.3
7) 203.1
8) 253.9
9) 50.8
10) 142.2
11) 10.2
12) 40.6
13) 20.3
14) 40.6
15) 30.5
17) 10.2
18) 30.5
20) 101.5
25) 20.3
26) 10.2
30) 10.2
38) 10.2
40) 10.2
45) 10.2
50) 10.2
Missing222 
TOTAL647100.0
27) [ASK ONLY IF WMNCRCLS=1 "YES"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : Do some or all of these women's groups consider themselves part of PW? (PARTOFPW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, all do35049.6
2) Yes, some do16723.7
3) No15221.5
4) Don't know375.2
Missing163 
TOTAL706100.0
28) [ASK ONLY IF PARTOFPW=4 "DON'T KNOW"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : Don't know (DKWMNCRC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77889.5
1) Checked9110.5
TOTAL869100.0
29) [ASK ONLY IF WMNCRCLS=1 "YES"] Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? : How many groups/circles consider themselves part of PW? (NUMPRTPW)
TOTAL%
0) None11319.9
1) 19817.2
2) 29817.2
3) 38314.6
4) 4559.7
5) 5407.0
6) 6213.7
7) 7122.1
8) 8162.8
9) 920.4
10) 1040.7
11) 1130.5
12) 1240.7
13) 1320.4
14) 1440.7
15) 1520.4
16) 1610.2
17) 1710.2
18) 1810.2
20) 2020.4
30) 3010.2
111) 11110.2
999) All50.9
Missing300 
TOTAL569100.0
30) Are you familiar with any of the following groups? : Presbyterian Women in Leadership (WMNLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65074.8
1) Checked21925.2
TOTAL869100.0
31) Are you familiar with any of the following groups? : Voices of Orthodox Women (VCSORTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55664.0
1) Checked31336.0
TOTAL869100.0
32) Are you familiar with any of the following groups? : Voices of Sophia (VCSOPHIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37042.6
1) Checked49957.4
TOTAL869100.0
33) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] Have you participated in a PW group or circle in your congregation in the last two years? (PARTPWGP)
TOTAL%
1) No12052.6
2) Yes10847.4
Missing641 
TOTAL228100.0
34) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Have you participated in a PW group or circle in your congregation in the last two years? Have you been part of PW before? (PARTPWB4)
TOTAL%
1) No4638.7
2) Yes, at another PCUSA congregation5243.7
3) Yes, at this congregation2117.6
Missing750 
TOTAL119100.0
35) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : No groups in my congregation (NOGROUPS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83395.9
1) Checked364.1
TOTAL869100.0
36) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : It meets at an inconvenient time (BADTIME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85698.5
1) Checked131.5
TOTAL869100.0
37) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Don't like those who do participate (DSLKOTHS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86599.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL869100.0
38) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Too busy in other things (TOOBUSY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83996.5
1) Checked303.5
TOTAL869100.0
39) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Not interested in mission work (NOINTMW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86899.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL869100.0
40) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Not interested in the fellowship (NOINTFSP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86899.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL869100.0
41) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Not interested in the Bible study (NOINTBS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86899.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL869100.0
42) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Other (specify) (OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82594.9
1) Checked445.1
TOTAL869100.0
43) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] For your group/circle estimate the number of women (ESTNUMWN)
TOTAL%
5) 43.1
6) 64.7
7) 43.1
8) 1310.2
9) 53.9
10) 1410.9
11) 32.3
12) 1814.1
14) 21.6
15) 97.0
16) 10.8
18) 43.1
20) 1511.7
22) 10.8
25) 75.5
30) 64.7
33) 10.8
40) 64.7
43) 10.8
50) 21.6
53) 10.8
60) 10.8
70) 10.8
80) 10.8
200) 21.6
Missing741 
TOTAL128100.0
44) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] For your group/circle estimate their average age (ESTAVAGE)
TOTAL%
30) 21.5
35) 10.8
38) 10.8
40) 43.1
42) 10.8
43) 10.8
44) 10.8
45) 64.6
46) 10.8
47) 10.8
48) 32.3
50) 1713.1
52) 21.5
55) 75.4
58) 10.8
60) 2418.5
62) 10.8
65) 1813.8
66) 10.8
67) 21.5
68) 10.8
69) 10.8
70) 2015.4
72) 32.3
73) 10.8
75) 64.6
78) 10.8
80) 10.8
85) 10.8
Missing739 
TOTAL130100.0
45) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] For your group/circle estimate their average education (ESTAVGED)
TOTAL%
1) High School1511.7
2) Some college6450.0
3) College graduates4938.3
Missing741 
TOTAL128100.0
46) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Have you ever been an officer or other leader in this PW group/circle? (EVLEDPW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4530.4
2) No10369.6
Missing721 
TOTAL148100.0
47) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] How often does the group/circle meet? (OFTENMT)
TOTAL%
1) Weekly64.1
2) Twice a month53.4
3) Monthly12585.6
4) Less than monthly106.8
Missing723 
TOTAL146100.0
48) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] When do the meetings take place? (WHENMEET)
TOTAL%
1) Weekday evenings5539.9
2) Weekday afternoons/mornings7655.1
3) Weekends75.1
Missing731 
TOTAL138100.0
49) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] How often do you attend meetings? (OFTATTND)
TOTAL%
1) Always/Almost Always5135.4
2) Usually3121.5
3) Rarely4531.3
4) Never1711.8
Missing725 
TOTAL144100.0
50) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? - Social time (TAKEPLC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74185.3
1) Checked12814.7
TOTAL869100.0
51) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? - Speaker (TAKEPLC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83395.9
1) Checked364.1
TOTAL869100.0
52) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? - Bible study (TAKEPLC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74986.2
1) Checked12013.8
TOTAL869100.0
53) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? - Mission activity (TAKEPLC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79991.9
1) Checked708.1
TOTAL869100.0
54) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? - Group discussion (TAKEPLC5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76588.0
1) Checked10412.0
TOTAL869100.0
55) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] What takes place at a typical group meeting? - Service to congregation (TAKEPLC6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80792.9
1) Checked627.1
TOTAL869100.0
56) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? - I like the fellowship (RSNPART1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79591.5
1) Checked748.5
TOTAL869100.0
57) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? - I like the Bible study (RSNPART2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81493.7
1) Checked556.3
TOTAL869100.0
58) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? - I like the opportunity for service (RSNPART3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84497.1
1) Checked252.9
TOTAL869100.0
59) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? - Friends participate (RSNPART4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84797.5
1) Checked222.5
TOTAL869100.0
60) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? - It's expected of me (RSNPART5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked79691.6
1) Checked738.4
TOTAL869100.0
61) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] : What are some of the reasons you have participated in this group? - Out of habit, mostly (RSNPART6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86899.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL869100.0
62) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Does your group/circle use the PW Manual? (GRPUSE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3425.2
2) No4331.9
3) Don't know5843.0
Missing734 
TOTAL135100.0
63) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Does your group/circle use the PW Leadership Training Packet? (GRPUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2418.0
2) No4836.1
3) Don't know6145.9
Missing736 
TOTAL133100.0
64) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Does your group/circle use the PW/Horizons Bible Study? (GRPUSE3)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10371.5
2) No2718.8
3) Don't know149.7
Missing725 
TOTAL144100.0
65) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] If your group/circle doesn't use the PW/Horizons Bible Study, why not? (WHYNOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Don't like it48.5
2) Prefer another Bible study817.0
3) Don't have Bible study at meetings714.9
4) Don't know1838.3
5) Other1021.3
Missing822 
TOTAL47100.0
66) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Is your group circle doing anything to attract: New members, generally? (ATTRACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7960.8
2) No3829.2
3) Don't know1310.0
Missing739 
TOTAL130100.0
67) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Is your group/circle doing anything to attract: Younger women? (ATTRACT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6049.2
2) No4738.5
3) Don't know1512.3
Missing747 
TOTAL122100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=2 "YES, AT ANOTHER PCUSA CONGREGATION" OR 3 "YES, AT THIS CONGREGATION"] Which statement best describes participation in PW of your close friends in your congregation? (DESCFRND)
TOTAL%
1) All of my close friends at church are in PW76.0
2) Some close friends at church are in PW7968.1
3) No close friends at church are in PW1916.4
4) Don't know if any close friends are in PW54.3
5) Don't have any close friends in my church65.2
Missing753 
TOTAL116100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] How long have you been part of PW (include past participation if no longer active)? (YRSPRTPW)
TOTAL%
0) None117.4
1) 164.0
2) 274.7
3) 3117.4
4) 474.7
5) 574.7
6) 685.4
7) 753.4
8) 864.0
9) 953.4
10) 1074.7
11) 1110.7
12) 1253.4
13) 1321.3
14) 1421.3
15) 1596.0
16) 1642.7
17) 1710.7
18) 1832.0
19) 1910.7
20) 20117.4
22) 2210.7
23) 2310.7
25) 2585.4
27) 2710.7
30) 30106.7
33) 3310.7
35) 3532.0
37) 3710.7
40) 4021.3
45) 4510.7
60) 6010.7
Missing720 
TOTAL149100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] In the last two years, have you attended any of the following? : Presbytery-wide PW gathering (ATTEND1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked80192.2
1) Checked687.8
TOTAL869100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] In the last two years, have you attended any of the following? : Synod-wide PW gathering (ATTEND2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86499.4
1) Checked50.6
TOTAL869100.0
72) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] In the last two years, have you attended any of the following? : National PW gathering ("triennium") (ATTEND3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84997.7
1) Checked202.3
TOTAL869100.0
73) In the last two years, has PW in your congregation tried to establish a new goup/circle at a time more convenient for employed women? (NEWGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23129.9
2) No45258.5
3) Don't know9011.6
Missing96 
TOTAL773100.0
74) In the last two years, has PW in your congregation tried to establish a new group/circle aimed at younger women? (NEWGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24132.5
2) No41756.3
3) Don't know8311.2
Missing128 
TOTAL741100.0
75) Which statement best describes your acquaintance with the PW Enabler in your presbytery over the last two years? (DESCAQNT)
TOTAL%
1) I don't know her at all41852.6
2) I know of her but we haven't met13016.4
3) I have met her once or twice12415.6
4) I have had several contacts with her12215.4
Missing75 
TOTAL794100.0
76) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - PW is a positive feature of my congregation. (PWOWN1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23232.7
2) Agree32946.4
3) Uncertain7610.7
4) Disagree537.5
5) Strongly disagree192.7
Missing160 
TOTAL709100.0
77) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - Younger women sometimes feel excluded from PW here. (PWOWN2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree557.9
2) Agree25436.7
3) Uncertain16624.0
4) Disagree19127.6
5) Strongly disagree273.9
Missing176 
TOTAL693100.0
78) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - PW operates independently from the rest of the congregation. (PWOWN3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree355.1
2) Agree20830.1
3) Uncertain8412.2
4) Disagree33148.0
5) Strongly disagree324.6
Missing179 
TOTAL690100.0
79) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. PW is a vital part of the overall ministry of our congregation. (PWOWN4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13119.3
2) Agree32147.2
3) Uncertain12618.5
4) Disagree8712.8
5) Strongly disagree152.2
Missing189 
TOTAL680100.0
80) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - The overall health of the congregation would improve if PW were to disappear tomorrow. (PWOWN5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree142.0
2) Agree121.7
3) Uncertain9914.4
4) Disagree32146.7
5) Strongly disagree24235.2
Missing181 
TOTAL688100.0
81) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - PW is a good training ground for leaders in our congregation. (PWOWN6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree679.8
2) Agree28742.1
3) Uncertain17625.8
4) Disagree13119.2
5) Strongly disagree213.1
Missing187 
TOTAL682100.0
82) [ASK ONLY IF FAMPWCNG=1 "VERY FAMILIAR," 2 "GENERALLY FAMILIAR," 3 "A LITTLE FAMILIAR," OR 4 "NOT AT ALL FAMILIAR"] Indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each statement below about PW in your congregation. - Women in PW in our congregation aren't much interested in PW at the presbytery, synod, or GA level. (PWOWN7)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7210.5
2) Agree23434.0
3) Uncertain15422.4
4) Disagree20029.1
5) Strongly disagree284.1
Missing181 
TOTAL688100.0
83) In your opinion, should a woman be permitted to abort a fetus that has reached a state of viability, that is, could live (with medical help) outside the womb? (OPNABORT)
TOTAL%
1) No, under no circumstances16619.8
2) Yes, for any reason506.0
3) Yes, under certain circumstances62274.2
Missing31 
TOTAL838100.0
84) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If it is necessary to save the mother's life. (CRCMST1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23026.5
1) Checked63973.5
TOTAL869100.0
85) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If it is necessary to protect the mother's physical health. (CRCMST2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46853.9
1) Checked40146.1
TOTAL869100.0
86) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If it is necessary to protect the mother's mental health. (CRCMST3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59968.9
1) Checked27031.1
TOTAL869100.0
87) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If it is necessary to preserve the mother's ability to have another child. (CRCMST4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72883.8
1) Checked14116.2
TOTAL869100.0
88) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If the child would have severe defects. (CRCMST5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60169.2
1) Checked26830.8
TOTAL869100.0
89) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If the pregnancy is the result of rape. (CRCMST6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46753.7
1) Checked40246.3
TOTAL869100.0
90) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If the pregnancy is the result of incest. (CRCMST7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47054.1
1) Checked39945.9
TOTAL869100.0
91) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If the woman cannot afford to raise the child. (CRCMST8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82494.8
1) Checked455.2
TOTAL869100.0
92) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If the woman is unmarried and she and the father do not want to marry. (CRCMST9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83596.1
1) Checked343.9
TOTAL869100.0
93) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If the woman's physician advises her to abort. (CRCMST10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59668.6
1) Checked27331.4
TOTAL869100.0
94) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If the woman, after prayer and consultation with her pastor or spiritual advisor, decides to abort. (CRCMST11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63272.7
1) Checked23727.3
TOTAL869100.0
95) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - If the woman chooses to abort for any reason. (CRCMST12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84497.1
1) Checked252.9
TOTAL869100.0
96) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed? - Other (specify) (CRCMST13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85498.3
1) Checked151.7
TOTAL869100.0
97) Have you attended or visited an annual General Assembly meeting in the last five years? (ATDGA5YR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes35942.0
2) No49558.0
Missing15 
TOTAL854100.0
98) How often do you access the Internet? (OFTINTAC)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often53662.3
2) Few times a week18721.7
3) Once a week394.5
4) Less than weekly576.6
5) Never414.8
Missing9 
TOTAL860100.0
99) How often do you send/receive e-mail? (OFTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often53969.1
2) Few times a week15820.3
3) Once a week222.8
4) Less than weekly303.8
5) Never314.0
Missing89 
TOTAL780100.0
100) Do you like to receive and send notes by e-mail? (LIKEEML)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always23627.5
2) Yes, most of the time33438.9
3) Yes, some of the time20123.4
4) No, generally not748.6
5) Don't know141.6
Missing10 
TOTAL859100.0
101) Do you subscribe to any magazines? (MAGSUBSC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes78893.8
2) No526.2
Missing29 
TOTAL840100.0
102) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : News/current events (MGCTNT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46553.5
1) Checked40446.5
TOTAL869100.0
103) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : General interest (MGCTNT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77789.4
1) Checked9210.6
TOTAL869100.0
104) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Book reviews (MGCTNT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83395.9
1) Checked364.1
TOTAL869100.0
105) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Environment/nature (MGCTNT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82194.5
1) Checked485.5
TOTAL869100.0
106) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Women's issues (MGCTNT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84597.2
1) Checked242.8
TOTAL869100.0
107) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Men's issues (MGCTNT6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked85398.2
1) Checked161.8
TOTAL869100.0
108) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Faith/spirituality (MGCTNT7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56264.7
1) Checked30735.3
TOTAL869100.0
109) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Professional/job (MGCTNT8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73684.7
1) Checked13315.3
TOTAL869100.0
110) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Home (MGCTNT9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81693.9
1) Checked536.1
TOTAL869100.0
111) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Gardening (MGCTNT10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83095.5
1) Checked394.5
TOTAL869100.0
112) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Fashion (MGCTNT11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86299.2
1) Checked70.8
TOTAL869100.0
113) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Sports (MGCTNT12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78290.0
1) Checked8710.0
TOTAL869100.0
114) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Business (MGCTNT13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84497.1
1) Checked252.9
TOTAL869100.0
115) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : The church (MGCTNT14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70981.6
1) Checked16018.4
TOTAL869100.0
116) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Hobbies (MGCTNT15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81994.2
1) Checked505.8
TOTAL869100.0
117) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Science (MGCTNT16)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83596.1
1) Checked343.9
TOTAL869100.0
118) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Other (MGCTNT17)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78089.8
1) Checked8910.2
TOTAL869100.0
119) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Other (specify) (MGCNTOTH)
TOTAL%
17) All others13.8
18) Cooking415.4
19) Health311.5
20) Parenting/family519.2
21) Financial/investment13.8
23) Travel726.9
25) Computers/Internet519.2
Missing843 
TOTAL26100.0
120) This year's General Assembly sent to presbyteries for their vote an amendment to the PC(USA) constitution to permit each presbytery to ordain, at its discretion, sexually-active gays and lesbians as ministers. Do you want your presbytery to approve or reject this amendment? (OPNAMEND)
TOTAL%
1) Approve40847.7
2) Reject39746.4
3) Uncertain505.8
Missing14 
TOTAL855100.0
121) SAMPLE (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors68979.3
4) Spec Clergy18020.7
TOTAL869100.0
122) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper79991.9
2) Web708.1
TOTAL869100.0
123) 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) 10.1
56) 10.1
57) 40.5
58) 60.7
59) 50.6
60) 141.6
61) 141.6
62) 141.6
63) 172.0
64) 182.1
65) 172.0
66) 121.4
67) 222.6
68) 141.6
69) 192.2
70) 101.2
71) 202.3
72) 303.5
73) 161.9
74) 182.1
75) 273.2
76) 182.1
77) 232.7
78) 222.6
79) 354.1
80) 313.6
81) 202.3
82) 283.3
83) 222.6
84) 303.5
85) 263.0
86) 232.7
87) 323.7
88) 222.6
89) 232.7
90) 172.0
91) 172.0
92) 242.8
93) 232.7
94) 283.3
95) 202.3
96) 273.2
97) 212.5
98) 182.1
99) 10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL857100.0
124) 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) Baptist1518.8
2) Disciples of Christ22.5
4) Lutheran11.3
5) Methodist22.5
6) Presbyterian3948.8
7) Other Presbyterian11.3
8) Reformed45.0
10) United Church of Christ45.0
12) Other22.5
66) Reformed Church in America11.3
70) Other67.5
73) Canadian Presbyterian11.3
74) UPC11.3
99) Other11.3
Missing789 
TOTAL80100.0
125) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (Check the appropriate box) (ENRLPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes728.6
2) No76991.4
Missing28 
TOTAL841100.0
126) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], degree: (ENRLDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) M.C.E./M.R.E.23.1
3) THM-STM23.1
4) D.Min5078.1
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.69.4
6) Other46.3
Missing805 
TOTAL64100.0
127) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], school: (ENRLSCHO)
TOTAL%
5) Austin46.7
8) Bethel11.7
18) Columbia1525.0
22) Dubuque11.7
27) Erskine11.7
30) Fuller813.3
33) Gordon Conwell11.7
41) Louisville Pts23.3
43) Lutheran Pa11.7
45) McCormick58.3
52) New Brunswick11.7
57) NW Lutheran Theo11.7
63) Pittsburgh23.3
65) Princeton23.3
66) Reformed23.3
68) San Francisco23.3
74) Trinity Evangelical23.3
78) Union VA11.7
89) Emory11.7
99) Other711.7
Missing809 
TOTAL60100.0
128) 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) Yes28834.1
2) No55765.9
Missing24 
TOTAL845100.0
129) 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 degree80.9
48) 4810.1
52) 5210.1
53) 5330.4
54) 5410.1
55) 5520.2
56) 5620.2
57) 5750.6
58) 5860.7
59) 5950.6
60) 60141.7
61) 61141.7
62) 62131.5
63) 63202.4
64) 64192.3
65) 65182.1
66) 66141.7
67) 67212.5
68) 68192.3
69) 69182.1
70) 7060.7
71) 71303.6
72) 72222.6
73) 73222.6
74) 74131.5
75) 75303.6
76) 76182.1
77) 77222.6
78) 78283.3
79) 79354.1
80) 80293.4
81) 81151.8
82) 82273.2
83) 83263.1
84) 84232.7
85) 85303.6
86) 86232.7
87) 87273.2
88) 88273.2
89) 89202.4
90) 90242.8
91) 91151.8
92) 92222.6
93) 93202.4
94) 94192.3
95) 95192.3
96) 96232.7
97) 97182.1
98) 9860.7
99) 9910.1
Missing25 
TOTAL844100.0
130) [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
TOTAL83051.43524
131) 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) Yes31837.5
2) No52962.5
Missing22 
TOTAL847100.0
132) [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 checked74598.5
1) Checked111.5
Missing113 
TOTAL756100.0
133) [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%
59) 17.1
62) 17.1
63) 17.1
64) 17.1
67) 17.1
68) 17.1
69) 17.1
72) 214.3
77) 17.1
84) 17.1
85) 17.1
86) 17.1
97) 17.1
Missing855 
TOTAL14100.0
134) [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 Pts17.1
51) Nazarene17.1
64) PSCE750.0
65) Princeton214.3
75) Union/Auburn17.1
99) Other214.3
Missing855 
TOTAL14100.0
135) [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 checked70392.9
1) Checked547.1
Missing112 
TOTAL757100.0
136) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received M.A. (OSCH_MA)
TOTAL%
55) 23.3
58) 11.7
64) 35.0
66) 35.0
67) 11.7
68) 23.3
69) 11.7
70) 23.3
72) 35.0
73) 23.3
74) 35.0
75) 23.3
76) 11.7
77) 11.7
78) 23.3
79) 11.7
80) 11.7
81) 23.3
82) 23.3
83) 35.0
84) 23.3
85) 23.3
86) 23.3
88) 23.3
89) 58.3
90) 35.0
91) 11.7
92) 11.7
94) 35.0
95) 11.7
Missing809 
TOTAL60100.0
137) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received M.A. (OYR_MA)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont35.1
18) Columbia23.4
22) Dubuque23.4
30) Fuller35.1
31) Garrett Evangelical11.7
41) Louisville Pts11.7
48) Methodist11.7
53) New York11.7
63) Pittsburgh11.7
64) PSCE1932.2
68) San Francisco11.7
74) Trinity Evangelical11.7
88) Yale11.7
99) Other2237.3
Missing810 
TOTAL59100.0
138) [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 checked71093.7
1) Checked486.3
Missing111 
TOTAL758100.0
139) [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
64) 23.6
65) 47.1
66) 11.8
67) 58.9
68) 23.6
69) 23.6
70) 11.8
71) 23.6
72) 23.6
73) 23.6
74) 23.6
75) 11.8
76) 11.8
77) 11.8
78) 11.8
79) 23.6
80) 35.4
81) 23.6
82) 11.8
83) 11.8
85) 23.6
87) 23.6
89) 23.6
90) 11.8
91) 35.4
92) 35.4
93) 11.8
98) 11.8
Missing813 
TOTAL56100.0
140) [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) Columbia47.0
22) Dubuque11.8
28) Evangelical Puerto Rico11.8
30) Fuller11.8
34) Harvard University11.8
45) McCormick23.5
53) New York35.3
61) Perkins11.8
65) Princeton2238.6
68) San Francisco23.5
75) Union-Auburn11.8
78) Union VA610.5
88) Yale47.0
99) Other58.8
Missing812 
TOTAL57100.0
141) [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 checked60476.7
1) Checked18323.3
Missing82 
TOTAL787100.0
142) [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
72) 10.5
73) 10.5
74) 31.5
75) 62.9
76) 73.4
77) 41.9
78) 62.9
79) 62.9
80) 136.3
81) 41.9
82) 125.8
83) 115.3
84) 94.4
85) 125.8
86) 115.3
87) 73.4
88) 41.9
89) 83.9
90) 115.3
91) 115.3
92) 94.4
93) 62.9
94) 62.9
95) 94.4
96) 104.9
97) 21.0
98) 94.4
99) 62.9
Missing663 
TOTAL206100.0
143) [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) Austin94.5
11) Candler10.5
14) Chicago Theo10.5
15) Christian Theo21.0
16) Claremont10.5
17) Colgate Rochester10.5
18) Columbia188.9
20) Covenant10.5
21) Drew21.0
22) Dubuque10.5
24) Eastern Baptist52.5
25) Eden21.0
30) Fuller199.4
33) Gordon Conwell42.0
34) Harvard University10.5
39) Lancaster10.5
41) Louisville Pts84.0
45) McCormick3517.3
53) New York10.5
63) Pittsburgh157.4
65) Princeton136.4
68) San Francisco167.9
71) St Mary's10.5
75) Union-Auburn21.0
76) United Theo Dayton10.5
77) United Theo MN21.0
78) Union VA2512.4
81) Vanderbilt31.5
84) Western Theo Sem21.0
85) Westminster10.5
89) Emory10.5
99) Other63.0
Missing667 
TOTAL202100.0
144) [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 checked71494.7
1) Checked405.3
Missing115 
TOTAL754100.0
145) [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) 12.4
64) 12.4
66) 24.9
69) 12.4
70) 24.9
72) 24.9
73) 24.9
74) 12.4
76) 37.3
80) 12.4
81) 24.9
82) 49.8
83) 24.9
84) 12.4
86) 12.4
87) 37.3
90) 24.9
91) 37.3
92) 24.9
94) 24.9
95) 12.4
97) 24.9
Missing828 
TOTAL41100.0
146) [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) Claremont25.0
18) Columbia12.5
23) Duke University410.0
34) Harvard University12.5
45) McCormick12.5
63) Pittsburgh12.5
65) Princeton37.5
68) San Francisco12.5
74) Trinity Evangelical12.5
78) Union VA410.0
79) University of Notre Dame12.5
81) Vanderbilt12.5
88) Yale12.5
99) Other1845.0
Missing829 
TOTAL40100.0
147) [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 checked73897.5
1) Checked192.5
Missing112 
TOTAL757100.0
148) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received other degree (OSCH_OTH)
TOTAL%
57) 15.9
60) 15.9
67) 15.9
71) 15.9
74) 15.9
79) 15.9
81) 317.6
84) 211.8
88) 15.9
90) 15.9
93) 15.9
94) 211.8
98) 15.9
Missing852 
TOTAL17100.0
149) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received other degree (OYR_OTH)
TOTAL%
38) Johnson C Smith15.6
53) New York15.6
64) PSCE15.6
65) Princeton15.6
71) St Mary's15.6
78) Union VA15.6
99) Other1266.7
Missing851 
TOTAL18100.0
150) 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 college30.4
4) College graduate51261.3
5) Some graduate work13716.4
6) Graduate degree18021.6
Missing34 
TOTAL835100.0
151) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - First response (EMP_CAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation71483.5
2) Non-parish job or ministry11313.2
3) Unemployed91.1
4) Retired from active ministry192.2
Missing14 
TOTAL855100.0
152) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - Second response (EMP_CAT2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job3286.5
4) Retired from active ministry513.5
Missing832 
TOTAL37100.0
153) 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-time61587.0
2) Part-time9213.0
Missing162 
TOTAL707100.0
154) [IF PART-TIME FOR VARIABLE PSTRTIME] specify hours per week. (PSTRPART)
TOTAL%
1) 22.2
2) 22.2
4) 11.1
5) 22.2
6) 11.1
8) 22.2
10) 66.5
11) 11.1
12) 22.2
14) 22.2
15) 88.7
16) 11.1
17) 11.1
18) 22.2
20) 1112.0
22) 11.1
23) 11.1
24) 1010.9
25) 66.5
27) 22.2
28) 33.3
30) 1112.0
32) 11.1
33) 11.1
34) 22.2
35) 55.4
39) 11.1
40) 22.2
50) 22.2
Missing777 
TOTAL92100.0
155) 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 Pastor29240.4
2) Senior Pastor17624.4
3) Asst-Asso Pastor15321.2
4) Co-Pastor314.3
5) Stated-Temp Supply212.9
6) Designated Pastor50.7
7) Interim Pastor253.5
8) Tentmaker30.4
9) Paid Parish Associate101.4
10) Other60.8
Missing147 
TOTAL722100.0
156) 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 Pastor45.9
2) Senior Pastor1319.1
3) Asst Asso Pastor57.4
5) Stated-Temp Supply2232.4
6) Designated Pastor57.4
7) Interim Pastor1014.7
8) Tentmaker34.4
9) Paid Parish Associate22.9
10) Other45.9
Missing801 
TOTAL68100.0
157) 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) One67394.3
2) Two or more415.7
Missing155 
TOTAL714100.0
158) [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) 2672.2
3) 719.4
4) 12.8
5) 12.8
10) 12.8
Missing833 
TOTAL36100.0
159) [IF "TWO OR MORE" TO PSTRNUM1] Are some or all of these congregations yoked as a larger parish? (PSTRYOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1333.3
2) No2666.7
Missing830 
TOTAL39100.0
160) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? Write the combined membership if you serve two or more. (CONGMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7102451.36344388
161) 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.) (NPARFUL)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time11864.8
2) Part-time6435.2
Missing687 
TOTAL182100.0
162) 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.) (NPARPAR)
TOTAL%
4) 11.6
5) 58.2
6) 58.2
7) 23.3
8) 58.2
9) 11.6
10) 914.8
12) 23.3
15) 46.6
16) 34.9
18) 11.6
20) 58.2
22) 11.6
24) 23.3
25) 23.3
28) 11.6
30) 69.8
32) 23.3
37) 11.6
40) 11.6
50) 11.6
99) 11.6
Missing808 
TOTAL61100.0
163) 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 (NPARJB1)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff educ instit3923.4
2) Chaplain3722.2
3) Missionary21.2
4) National staff2515.0
5) Staff ecumenical63.6
6) Professional pastoral counselor63.6
7) Other employment5231.1
Missing702 
TOTAL167100.0
164) 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 (NPARJB2)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff educ instit15.0
2) Chaplain420.0
3) Missionary15.0
4) National Staff15.0
5) Staff ecumenical210.0
6) Professional pastoral counselor210.0
7) Other employment945.0
Missing849 
TOTAL20100.0
165) 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 (NPARIN1)
TOTAL%
1) Military84.5
2) Civilian95.0
3) Elementary/middle/high school137.3
4) College/university2212.3
5) Seminary/theological school105.6
6) Hospital/medical facility2312.8
7) Church/religious body3720.7
8) Other non-profit2413.4
9) For-profit2312.8
10) Other105.6
Missing690 
TOTAL179100.0
166) 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 (NPARIN2)
TOTAL%
3) Elementary/middle/high school15.6
4) College/university15.6
5) Seminary/theological school15.6
7) Church/religious body422.2
8) Other non-profit316.7
9) For-Profit422.2
10) Other422.2
Missing851 
TOTAL18100.0
167) 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) Yes6537.6
2) No10862.4
Missing696 
TOTAL173100.0
168) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL84721.33420
169) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active47055.3
2) Generally active14517.1
3) Somewhat active819.5
4) Not very active607.1
5) Not active at all9310.9
6) Don't know10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL850100.0
170) 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) Baptist617.3
2) Disciples of Christ20.2
3) Episcopal141.7
4) Lutheran161.9
5) Methodist516.1
6) Presbyterian54364.6
7) Other Presbyterian172.0
8) Reformed172.0
9) Roman Catholic242.9
10) UCC202.4
11) Independent/non-denom212.5
12) Other495.8
13) None10.1
70) Other50.6
Missing28 
TOTAL841100.0
171) 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) Yes20925.1
2) No62574.9
Missing35 
TOTAL834100.0
172) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST2)
TOTAL%
0) 20.9
1) 12456.9
2) 6429.4
3) 104.6
4) 94.1
5) 52.3
6) 10.5
7) 20.9
10) 10.5
Missing651 
TOTAL218100.0
173) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73397.1
1) Checked222.9
Missing114 
TOTAL755100.0
174) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75099.5
1) Checked40.5
Missing115 
TOTAL754100.0
175) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75199.7
1) Checked20.3
Missing116 
TOTAL753100.0
176) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75299.9
1) Checked10.1
Missing116 
TOTAL753100.0
177) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74598.8
1) Checked91.2
Missing115 
TOTAL754100.0
178) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74899.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing115 
TOTAL754100.0
179) [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 checked69992.1
1) Checked607.9
Missing110 
TOTAL759100.0
180) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
0) All other61779.9
1) Grandchild50.6
2) Distant ancestor30.4
3) Aunt/Uncle182.3
4) Niece/Nephew111.4
5) Cousin486.2
8) Spouse324.1
9) In-law384.9
Missing97 
TOTAL772100.0
181) 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) Yes27034.5
2) No51265.5
Missing87 
TOTAL782100.0
182) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH2)
TOTAL%
1) 15258.7
2) 5119.7
3) 238.9
4) 166.2
5) 83.1
6) 41.5
7) 10.4
8) 10.4
10) 20.8
15) 10.4
Missing610 
TOTAL259100.0
183) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69992.8
1) Checked547.2
Missing116 
TOTAL753100.0
184) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74097.2
1) Checked212.8
Missing108 
TOTAL761100.0
185) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69792.2
1) Checked597.8
Missing113 
TOTAL756100.0
186) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74397.5
1) Checked192.5
Missing107 
TOTAL762100.0
187) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75099.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing116 
TOTAL753100.0
188) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75199.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing115 
TOTAL754100.0
189) [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 checked73597.6
1) Checked182.4
Missing116 
TOTAL753100.0
190) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other60277.7
2) Distant ancestor729.3
3) Aunt/Uncle698.9
4) Niece/Nephew10.1
5) Cousin111.4
8) Spouse50.6
9) In-law151.9
Missing94 
TOTAL775100.0
191) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very Conservative293.4
2) Conservative21525.4
3) Moderate33139.2
4) Liberal22126.2
5) Very Liberal495.8
Missing24 
TOTAL845100.0
192) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes80798.8
2) No101.2
Missing52 
TOTAL817100.0
193) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it53865.8
2) Almost all of it11113.6
3) Most of it10713.1
4) Some of it445.4
5) Only a very small amount20.2
6) Not sure162.0
Missing51 
TOTAL818100.0
194) 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 world131.6
2) Is a true account of how God created the world48058.3
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created33040.1
Missing46 
TOTAL823100.0
195) 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 kind9912.0
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history.43953.1
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters.28934.9
Missing42 
TOTAL827100.0
196) 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 agree161.9
2) Agree475.5
3) Not sure202.3
4) Disagree43951.4
5) Strongly disagree33238.9
Missing15 
TOTAL854100.0
197) 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 agree101.2
2) Agree728.4
3) Not sure475.5
4) Disagree33339.0
5) Strongly disagree39245.9
Missing15 
TOTAL854100.0
198) 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 agree66678.3
2) Agree13215.5
3) Not sure414.8
4) Disagree101.2
5) Strongly disagree20.2
Missing18 
TOTAL851100.0
199) 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 agree39145.8
2) Agree20123.6
3) Not sure485.6
4) Disagree17120.0
5) Strongly disagree424.9
Missing16 
TOTAL853100.0
200) 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 agree15418.2
2) Agree12114.3
3) Not sure13415.8
4) Disagree25329.9
5) Strongly disagree18421.7
Missing23 
TOTAL846100.0
201) 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 agree52561.5
2) Agree31737.2
3) Not sure40.5
4) Disagree30.4
5) Strongly disagree40.5
Missing16 
TOTAL853100.0
202) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26130.7
2) Agree22426.4
3) Not sure10812.7
4) Disagree16919.9
5) Strongly disagree8810.4
Missing19 
TOTAL850100.0
203) 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 agree30135.6
2) Agree22426.5
3) Not sure16419.4
4) Disagree10512.4
5) Strongly disagree526.1
Missing23 
TOTAL846100.0
204) 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 daily43350.7
2) Several times a week27231.9
3) Weekly829.6
4) Several times a month445.2
5) Once a month80.9
6) Several times a year131.5
7) Once a year or less20.2
Missing15 
TOTAL854100.0
205) 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 daily698.1
2) Several times a week15918.7
3) Weekly26431.1
4) Several times a month11513.5
5) Once a month435.1
6) Several times a year11413.4
7) Once a year or less404.7
8) Never455.3
Missing20 
TOTAL849100.0
206) 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 daily232.7
2) Several times a week10011.8
3) Weekly37644.5
4) Several times a month9811.6
5) Once a month597.0
6) Several times a year9911.7
7) Once a year or less445.2
8) Never465.4
Missing24 
TOTAL845100.0
207) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily72785.6
2) Several times a week8610.1
3) Weekly172.0
4) Several times a month60.7
5) Once a month60.7
6) Several times a year50.6
8) Never20.2
Missing20 
TOTAL849100.0
208) 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 daily42850.2
2) Several times a week22025.8
3) Weekly9711.4
4) Several times a month445.2
5) Once a month131.5
6) Several times a year313.6
7) Once a year or less50.6
8) Never151.8
Missing16 
TOTAL853100.0
209) 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 daily333.9
2) Several times a week536.3
3) Weekly24829.5
4) Several times a month839.9
5) Once a month718.4
6) Several times a year13716.3
7) Once a year or less8810.5
8) Never12915.3
Missing27 
TOTAL842100.0
210) Do you believe that Jesus will return to earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes64076.8
2) No829.8
3) Not Sure11113.3
Missing36 
TOTAL833100.0
211) [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 200040.6
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year50171.1
3) Less likely in 2000273.8
4) No opinion17324.5
Missing164 
TOTAL705100.0
212) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34741.1
2) No49758.9
Missing25 
TOTAL844100.0
213) [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) Yes23150.3
2) No22849.7
Missing410 
TOTAL459100.0
214) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home207.7
2) Spend time with family176.6
3) Party4316.6
4) Work83.1
5) Attend church14957.5
6) Vacation/travel124.6
9) Undecided/not sure103.9
Missing610 
TOTAL259100.0
215) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
5) Attend church3100.0
Missing866 
TOTAL3100.0
216) 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, definitely14617.2
2) Yes, probably9010.6
3) No, probably not30636.0
4) No, definitely not11713.8
5) Don't know19022.4
Missing20 
TOTAL849100.0
217) 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) Major151.8
3) Minor42349.5
4) Very minor33939.6
5) None at all505.8
6) No opinion273.2
Missing14 
TOTAL855100.0
218) 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) Major101.2
3) Minor37243.6
4) Very minor36943.3
5) None at all768.9
6) No opinion252.9
Missing16 
TOTAL853100.0
219) 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 major20.2
2) Major70.8
3) Minor17620.6
4) Very minor31937.3
5) None at all32838.4
6) No opinion232.7
Missing14 
TOTAL855100.0
220) 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 major20.2
2) Major50.6
3) Minor20624.1
4) Very minor37844.2
5) None at all24328.4
6) No opinion212.5
Missing14 
TOTAL855100.0
221) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female19522.8
2) Male66077.2
Missing14 
TOTAL855100.0
222) What is your present age? (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL85350.48410
223) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm546.3
2) On a farm60.7
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)26330.9
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)12114.2
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city718.3
6) In a large city (over 250,000)15017.6
7) In a suburb near a large city18721.9
Missing17 
TOTAL852100.0
224) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married75989.0
2) Not married9411.0
Missing16 
TOTAL853100.0
225) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) Never married4243.8
2) Yes, now widowed1212.5
3) Yes, now divorced4041.7
4) Both widowed and divorced22.1
Missing773 
TOTAL96100.0
226) 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 school20.3
4) High school diploma152.0
5) Some college7610.3
6) Graduated from college20928.2
7) Some grad work9913.4
8) Grad degree34045.9
Missing128 
TOTAL741100.0
227) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No63283.5
2) Yes, was widowed50.7
3) Yes, was divorced11815.6
4) Both widowed and divorced20.3
Missing112 
TOTAL757100.0
228) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time36949.1
2) Employed part-time14919.8
3) Self-employed567.5
4) Unemployed233.1
5) Retired466.1
6) Full-time homemaker9612.8
7) Student81.1
8) Other40.5
Missing118 
TOTAL751100.0
229) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time11.3
2) Employed part-time56.5
3) Self-employed1823.4
4) Unemployed11.3
5) Retired79.1
6) Full-time homemaker2735.1
7) Student1215.6
8) Other67.8
Missing792 
TOTAL77100.0
230) 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)
TOTAL%
0) 40.7
1) 10.2
2) 10.2
3) 10.2
4) 20.3
5) 40.7
6) 61.0
7) 10.2
8) 20.3
9) 10.2
10) 91.5
11) 10.2
12) 91.5
15) 132.2
16) 61.0
18) 50.8
19) 20.3
20) 427.1
21) 10.2
24) 71.2
25) 172.9
27) 10.2
28) 50.8
29) 10.2
30) 386.5
32) 61.0
33) 20.3
35) 274.6
36) 40.7
37) 10.2
38) 30.5
40) 13122.2
41) 10.2
42) 91.5
43) 40.7
44) 20.3
45) 396.6
47) 10.2
48) 71.2
50) 7212.2
53) 10.2
55) 284.8
56) 10.2
58) 20.3
60) 467.8
65) 71.2
70) 101.7
80) 20.3
86) 10.2
99) 20.3
Missing280 
TOTAL589100.0
231) 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) Baptist7710.3
2) Disciples of Christ101.3
3) Episcopalian354.7
4) Lutheran354.7
5) Methodist9012.0
6) Presbyterian30640.8
7) Other Presbyterian192.5
8) Reformed172.3
9) Roman Catholic526.9
10) United Church of Christ273.6
11) Independent non-denom253.3
12) Other577.6
Missing119 
TOTAL750100.0
232) 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) Lutheran60.8
5) Methodist50.7
6) Presbyterian67294.5
7) Other Presbyterian20.3
9) Roman Catholic81.1
10) United Church of Christ40.6
11) Independent non-denom50.7
12) Other71.0
Missing158 
TOTAL711100.0
233) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Never182.4
2) Less than once a year101.3
3) Once or twice a year152.0
4) Several times a year243.2
5) Once a month243.2
6) 2-3 times a month374.9
7) Nearly every week15520.5
8) Every week47262.5
Missing114 
TOTAL755100.0
234) Is your husband or wife a member of the same congregation which you serve or attend? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56875.2
2) No18724.8
Missing114 
TOTAL755100.0
235) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPOUMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10413.7
2) No65586.3
Missing110 
TOTAL759100.0
236) 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 me2725.5
2) Pastoral position at other PCUSA Church3432.1
3) Staff of Presbytery, synod, or GA10.9
4) Serves another PCUSA institution43.8
5) Pastoral position other congregation65.7
6) Church-related non-parish min10.9
7) Secular job1413.2
8) Other1917.9
Missing763 
TOTAL106100.0
237) Which statements below, if any, apply to your husband's or wife's current call? (Check all that apply) - Second response (SPOUCAL2)
TOTAL%
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation114.3
3) Is on staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly228.6
7) Has a secular job or position114.3
8) Other342.9
Missing862 
TOTAL7100.0
238) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None11914.1
1) 1799.3
2) 237444.3
3) 318021.3
4) 4647.6
5) 5212.5
6) 640.5
7) 730.4
8) 810.1
Missing24 
TOTAL845100.0
239) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat46054.0
2) Independent16118.9
3) Republican21525.2
4) Other161.9
Missing17 
TOTAL852100.0
240) 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.768.9
2) Two of us35741.9
3) Three of us17320.3
4) Four of us16819.7
5) Five of us657.6
6) Six of us101.2
7) Seven or more of us40.5
Missing16 
TOTAL853100.0
241) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None19064.0
1) 16822.9
2) 23612.1
3) 320.7
4) 410.3
Missing572 
TOTAL297100.0
242) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None18753.6
1) 110429.8
2) 24813.8
3) 3102.9
Missing520 
TOTAL349100.0
243) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None17745.5
1) 115239.1
2) 25514.1
3) 341.0
4) 410.3
Missing480 
TOTAL389100.0
244) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None18771.6
1) 15721.8
2) 2176.5
Missing608 
TOTAL261100.0
245) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25UP)
TOTAL%
0) None151.8
1) 1799.6
2) 268983.8
3) 3354.3
4) 440.5
Missing47 
TOTAL822100.0
246) 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 adult708.3
2) Single parent121.4
3) Married no kids33339.5
4) Married with kids39146.4
5) Some other arrangement (Please describe your household here)364.3
Missing27 
TOTAL842100.0
247) Is the home in which you currently live: (HOM_NOW)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you677.9
2) Owned by you clear637.4
3) Owned with mortgage55865.7
4) Owned by your congregation14617.2
5) Other151.8
Missing20 
TOTAL849100.0
248) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now42049.2
2) Different house, same county9811.5
3) Different county, same state9310.9
4) Different state23527.5
5) Different country70.8
Missing16 
TOTAL853100.0
249) 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
TOTAL84933.08417
250) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White82196.1
2) Black91.1
3) Indian30.4
4) Asian111.3
5) Hispanic80.9
6) Some other race20.2
Missing15 
TOTAL854100.0
251) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian1157.9
4) Asian210.5
5) Hispanic315.8
6) Some other race315.8
Missing850 
TOTAL19100.0
252) 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-14,99920.2
3) $15K-19,99940.5
4) $20K-29,999364.2
5) $30K-39,999779.1
6) $40K-49,99912414.6
7) $50K-59,99911613.7
8) $60K-69,99912014.2
9) $70K-79,9999811.6
10) $80K-89,999769.0
11) $90K-99,999617.2
12) $100K-124,999799.3
13) $125K-149,999232.7
14) $150K+323.8
Missing21 
TOTAL848100.0
253) 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
TOTAL8344313.8867946
254) 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
TOTAL5921529.7677562
255) 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
TOTAL739809.5286485
256) 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) $015218.3
2) $1-5010412.5
3) $51-1008410.1
4) $101-50023328.0
5) $501-10009311.2
6) $1001-2000566.7
7) $2001+11013.2
Missing37 
TOTAL832100.0
257) 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) $0354.2
2) $1-5010812.8
3) $51-10013716.3
4) $101-50035341.9
5) $501-100010312.2
6) $1001-2000536.3
7) $2001+546.4
Missing26 
TOTAL843100.0
258) [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) 14.0
2) 28.0
3) 28.0
5) 312.0
6) 14.0
7) 520.0
8) 416.0
10) 520.0
12) 14.0
13) 14.0
Missing844 
TOTAL25100.0
259) No degree (NODEGREE)
TOTAL%
1) 4100.0
Missing865 
TOTAL4100.0
260) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 4011613.6
2) 40-4929134.1
3) 50-6438445.0
4) 65+627.3
Missing16 
TOTAL853100.0
261) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female19522.8
2) Male66077.2
Missing14 
TOTAL855100.0
262) 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) $10K-19,99960.7
2) $20K-49,99923727.9
3) $50K-99,99947155.5
4) $100K+13415.8
Missing21 
TOTAL848100.0
263) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married75989.0
2) Not married9411.0
Missing16 
TOTAL853100.0
264) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White82196.1
2) Black91.1
3) Indian30.4
4) Asian111.3
5) Hispanic80.9
6) Some other race20.2
Missing15 
TOTAL854100.0