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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL55450570.121338
2) Estimate the percentage of members in your congregation who are female: (PERCFMLE)
TOTAL%
0) None10.2
10) 1010.2
40) 4010.2
42) 4210.2
45) 4530.7
48) 4810.2
50) 50357.6
51) 5120.4
52) 5261.3
53) 5330.7
54) 5440.9
55) 555010.9
56) 5651.1
57) 5751.1
58) 5881.7
59) 5910.2
60) 6015233.0
61) 6120.4
62) 6220.4
63) 6320.4
64) 6430.7
65) 658819.1
66) 6640.9
68) 6830.7
70) 70367.8
73) 7310.2
75) 75204.3
80) 80132.8
85) 8530.7
90) 9040.9
Missing94 
TOTAL460100.0
3) Don't know the percentage of members in your congregation who are female (DKPERFEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47385.4
1) Checked8114.6
TOTAL554100.0
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) None5013.5
1) 1143.8
2) 230.8
3) 330.8
5) 5246.5
6) 620.5
7) 720.5
8) 851.3
9) 910.3
10) 105815.6
13) 1330.8
15) 15277.3
20) 203910.5
22) 2210.3
24) 2410.3
25) 25267.0
26) 2620.5
28) 2810.3
29) 2910.3
30) 30277.3
32) 3210.3
33) 3341.1
35) 3582.2
40) 40215.7
43) 4310.3
45) 4510.3
50) 50164.3
60) 60113.0
65) 6510.3
68) 6810.3
70) 7020.5
75) 7510.3
80) 8051.3
85) 8510.3
90) 9061.6
100) 10010.3
Missing183 
TOTAL371100.0
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 checked40072.2
1) Checked15427.8
TOTAL554100.0
6) How familiar are you with PW as it exists in your congregation? (FAMPWCNG)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar14426.4
2) Generally familiar17031.1
3) A little familiar10920.0
4) Not at all familiar5710.4
5) No PW in my congregation6612.1
Missing8 
TOTAL546100.0
7) How familiar are you with PW as it exists in your presbytery? (FAMPWPRS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar438.6
2) Generally familiar11322.5
3) A little familiar14027.9
4) Not at all familiar20641.0
Missing52 
TOTAL502100.0
8) How familiar are you with PW as it exists in your synod? (FAMPWSYN)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar183.6
2) Generally familiar499.9
3) A little familiar11723.5
4) Not at all familiar31363.0
Missing57 
TOTAL497100.0
9) How familiar are you with PW as it exists nationally? (FAMPWNAT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar214.2
2) Generally familiar6312.7
3) A little familiar12425.1
4) Not at all familiar28758.0
Missing59 
TOTAL495100.0
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 agree407.8
2) Agree469.0
3) Uncertain36871.9
4) Disagree469.0
5) Strongly disagree122.3
Missing42 
TOTAL512100.0
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 agree203.9
2) Agree468.9
3) Uncertain10520.3
4) Disagree25850.0
5) Strongly disagree8716.9
Missing38 
TOTAL516100.0
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 agree5210.2
2) Agree26752.3
3) Uncertain13726.8
4) Disagree438.4
5) Strongly disagree122.3
Missing43 
TOTAL511100.0
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 agree244.7
2) Agree9418.3
3) Uncertain11021.4
4) Disagree23345.3
5) Strongly disagree5310.3
Missing40 
TOTAL514100.0
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 agree509.8
2) Agree7915.4
3) Uncertain33465.2
4) Disagree418.0
5) Strongly disagree81.6
Missing42 
TOTAL512100.0
15) How supportive of Presbyterian Women is (are) your pastor(s)? (PASTSUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Very Supportive15228.5
2) Supportive18634.8
3) Not Supportive193.6
4) Mixed285.2
5) Don't know11822.1
6) No pastor at this time315.8
Missing20 
TOTAL534100.0
16) Does PW collect each of these offerings in your congregation? : Birthday Offering (COLLBDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19336.7
2) No19837.6
3) Don't know13525.7
Missing28 
TOTAL526100.0
17) Does PW collect each of these offerings in your congregation? : Thank Offering (COLLTHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20338.4
2) No18234.5
3) Don't know14327.1
Missing26 
TOTAL528100.0
18) Does PW collect each of these offerings in your congregation? : Least Coin Offering (LSTCOIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19136.2
2) No20038.0
3) Don't know13625.8
Missing27 
TOTAL527100.0
19) Are you aware of the causes supported by each of these offerings? : Birthday Offering (AWREBDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16230.6
2) No36869.4
Missing24 
TOTAL530100.0
20) Are you aware of the causes supported by each of these offerings? : Thank Offering (AWRETHNK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17633.0
2) No35767.0
Missing21 
TOTAL533100.0
21) Are you aware of the causes supported by each of these offerings? : Least Coin Offering (AWLSTCN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17533.1
2) No35466.9
Missing25 
TOTAL529100.0
22) Have you recently read a copy of Horizons, the official magazine of Presbyterian Women? (READHRZN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I am a subscriber346.3
2) Yes, a household member subscribes122.2
3) Yes, someone gives a copy to me162.9
4) Yes, other source132.4
5) No, but I used to read it407.4
6) No42878.8
Missing11 
TOTAL543100.0
23) Are you familiar with the PW/Horizons Bible Study? (FAMPWBS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, and I've used it10118.7
2) Yes, but I've never used it6011.1
3) No38070.2
Missing13 
TOTAL541100.0
24) Are there one or more women's groups or women's circles in your congregation? (WMNCRCLS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44783.2
2) No6712.5
3) Don't know234.3
Missing17 
TOTAL537100.0
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 checked44480.3
1) Checked10919.7
Missing1 
TOTAL553100.0
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) 30.9
1) 7320.9
2) 5716.3
3) 6719.2
4) 4312.3
5) 318.9
6) 226.3
7) 113.2
8) 123.4
9) 30.9
10) 102.9
11) 30.9
12) 82.3
14) 10.3
15) 30.9
20) 10.3
26) 10.3
Missing205 
TOTAL349100.0
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 do20343.7
2) Yes, some do8518.3
3) No5111.0
4) Don't know12627.1
Missing89 
TOTAL465100.0
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 checked35964.8
1) Checked19535.2
TOTAL554100.0
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) None3012.4
1) 15121.2
2) 23012.4
3) 33414.1
4) 42610.8
5) 5156.2
6) 6145.8
7) 772.9
8) 893.7
9) 931.2
10) 1072.9
11) 1110.4
12) 1262.5
13) 1310.4
14) 1410.4
15) 1510.4
24) 2410.4
999) All41.7
Missing313 
TOTAL241100.0
30) Are you familiar with any of the following groups? : Presbyterian Women in Leadership (WMNLD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45882.7
1) Checked9617.3
TOTAL554100.0
31) Are you familiar with any of the following groups? : Voices of Orthodox Women (VCSORTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53095.7
1) Checked244.3
TOTAL554100.0
32) Are you familiar with any of the following groups? : Voices of Sophia (VCSOPHIA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47886.3
1) Checked7613.7
TOTAL554100.0
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) No15052.1
2) Yes13847.9
Missing266 
TOTAL288100.0
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) No7744.5
2) Yes, at another PCUSA congregation1911.0
3) Yes, at this congregation7744.5
Missing381 
TOTAL173100.0
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 checked51492.8
1) Checked407.2
TOTAL554100.0
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 checked51793.3
1) Checked376.7
TOTAL554100.0
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 checked55099.3
1) Checked40.7
TOTAL554100.0
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 checked47585.7
1) Checked7914.3
TOTAL554100.0
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 checked55099.3
1) Checked40.7
TOTAL554100.0
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 checked55199.5
1) Checked30.5
TOTAL554100.0
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 checked55099.3
1) Checked40.7
TOTAL554100.0
42) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Other (OTHER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52594.8
1) Checked295.2
TOTAL554100.0
43) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE" AND PARTPWGP=1 "NO"] Why don't you currently participate? : Other (specify) (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
1) Session voted against group3100.0
Missing551 
TOTAL3100.0
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 the number of women (ESTNUMWN)
TOTAL%
0) None10.7
3) 310.7
5) 510.7
6) 621.4
7) 732.0
8) 874.7
9) 953.4
10) 10149.5
11) 1110.7
12) 121912.8
13) 1332.0
14) 1453.4
15) 151510.1
16) 1653.4
17) 1732.0
18) 1853.4
20) 202013.5
21) 2110.7
22) 2232.0
24) 2453.4
25) 25117.4
27) 2710.7
30) 3053.4
32) 3210.7
35) 3542.7
37) 3710.7
40) 4032.0
65) 6510.7
100) 10010.7
235) 23510.7
Missing406 
TOTAL148100.0
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 age (ESTAVAGE)
TOTAL%
35) 32.0
40) 74.6
42) 21.3
45) 21.3
47) 10.7
50) 1811.9
52) 10.7
53) 21.3
55) 1811.9
56) 10.7
57) 10.7
58) 10.7
60) 3523.2
61) 10.7
62) 21.3
63) 32.0
64) 10.7
65) 1711.3
67) 21.3
68) 32.0
69) 21.3
70) 1811.9
73) 10.7
74) 10.7
75) 64.0
80) 21.3
Missing403 
TOTAL151100.0
46) [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 School1610.3
2) Some college9158.3
3) College graduates4931.4
Missing398 
TOTAL156100.0
47) [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) Yes10760.1
2) No7139.9
Missing376 
TOTAL178100.0
48) [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) Weekly74.1
2) Twice a month74.1
3) Monthly14887.1
4) Less than monthly84.7
Missing384 
TOTAL170100.0
49) [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 evenings6640.2
2) Weekday afternoons/mornings8753.0
3) Weekends116.7
Missing390 
TOTAL164100.0
50) [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 Always8952.7
2) Usually3118.3
3) Rarely2716.0
4) Never2213.0
Missing385 
TOTAL169100.0
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? : Social time (TAKEPLC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41975.6
1) Checked13524.4
TOTAL554100.0
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? : Speaker (TAKEPLC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50791.5
1) Checked478.5
TOTAL554100.0
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? : Bible study (TAKEPLC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42276.2
1) Checked13223.8
TOTAL554100.0
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? : Mission activity (TAKEPLC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45982.9
1) Checked9517.1
TOTAL554100.0
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? : Group discussion (TAKEPLC5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43177.8
1) Checked12322.2
TOTAL554100.0
56) [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 checked47585.7
1) Checked7914.3
TOTAL554100.0
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 fellowship (RSNPART1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43077.6
1) Checked12422.4
TOTAL554100.0
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 Bible study (RSNPART2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45782.5
1) Checked9717.5
TOTAL554100.0
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? : I like the opportunity for service (RSNPART3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48487.4
1) Checked7012.6
TOTAL554100.0
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? : Friends participate (RSNPART4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51793.3
1) Checked376.7
TOTAL554100.0
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? : It's expected of me (RSNPART5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54197.7
1) Checked132.3
TOTAL554100.0
62) [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 checked54898.9
1) Checked61.1
TOTAL554100.0
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 Manual? (GRPUSE1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3024.0
2) No4636.8
3) Don't know4939.2
Missing429 
TOTAL125100.0
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 Leadership Training Packet? (GRPUSE2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1714.3
2) No5142.9
3) Don't know5142.9
Missing435 
TOTAL119100.0
65) [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) Yes9358.9
2) No3119.6
3) Don't know3421.5
Missing396 
TOTAL158100.0
66) [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 it57.0
2) Prefer another Bible study1622.5
3) Don't have Bible study at meetings811.3
4) Don't know3752.1
5) Other57.0
Missing483 
TOTAL71100.0
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: New members, generally? (ATTRACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10264.6
2) No3119.6
3) Don't know2515.8
Missing396 
TOTAL158100.0
68) [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) Yes7354.5
2) No3123.1
3) Don't know3022.4
Missing420 
TOTAL134100.0
69) [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 PW3422.4
2) Some close friends at church are in PW9159.9
3) No close friends at church are in PW1711.2
4) Don't know if any close friends are in PW63.9
5) Don't have any close friends in my church42.6
Missing402 
TOTAL152100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF SEX=1 "FEMALE"] How long have you been part of PW (include past participation if no longer active)? (YRSPRTPW)
TOTAL%
0) None2914.7
1) 1105.1
2) 273.6
3) 373.6
4) 442.0
5) 5189.1
6) 652.5
7) 710.5
8) 852.5
9) 921.0
10) 10147.1
11) 1121.0
12) 1294.6
14) 1431.5
15) 15105.1
16) 1631.5
18) 1810.5
20) 20147.1
25) 2542.0
27) 2731.5
30) 30147.1
31) 3121.0
35) 3594.6
38) 3810.5
40) 4073.6
45) 4552.5
47) 4710.5
48) 4821.0
50) 5031.5
54) 5410.5
55) 5510.5
Missing357 
TOTAL197100.0
71) [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 checked49990.1
1) Checked559.9
TOTAL554100.0
72) [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 checked54498.2
1) Checked101.8
TOTAL554100.0
73) [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 checked54598.4
1) Checked91.6
TOTAL554100.0
74) In the last two years, has PW in your congregation tried to establish a new group/circle at a time more convenient for employed women? (NEWGRP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7027.0
2) No11343.6
3) Don't know7629.3
Missing295 
TOTAL259100.0
75) In the last two years, has PW in your congregation tried to establish a new group/circle aimed at younger women? (NEWGRP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6224.2
2) No11645.3
3) Don't know7830.5
Missing298 
TOTAL256100.0
76) 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 all18468.9
2) I know of her but we haven't met228.2
3) I have met her once or twice217.9
4) I have had several contacts with her4015.0
Missing287 
TOTAL267100.0
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. PW is a positive feature of my congregation. (PWOWN1)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13430.8
2) Agree20046.0
3) Uncertain7116.3
4) Disagree194.4
5) Strongly disagree112.5
Missing119 
TOTAL435100.0
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. Younger women sometimes feel excluded from PW here. (PWOWN2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree133.0
2) Agree8820.6
3) Uncertain15836.9
4) Disagree13832.2
5) Strongly disagree317.2
Missing126 
TOTAL428100.0
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 operates independently from the rest of the congregation. (PWOWN3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree122.8
2) Agree11426.8
3) Uncertain8620.2
4) Disagree18744.0
5) Strongly disagree266.1
Missing129 
TOTAL425100.0
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. PW is a vital part of the overall ministry of our congregation. (PWOWN4)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9121.5
2) Agree19546.1
3) Uncertain9121.5
4) Disagree378.7
5) Strongly disagree92.1
Missing131 
TOTAL423100.0
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. The overall health of the congregation would improve if PW were to disappear tomorrow. (PWOWN5)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30.7
2) Agree81.9
3) Uncertain7217.0
4) Disagree18443.4
5) Strongly disagree15737.0
Missing130 
TOTAL424100.0
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. PW is a good training ground for leaders in our congregation. (PWOWN6)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4911.7
2) Agree18443.9
3) Uncertain14434.4
4) Disagree327.6
5) Strongly disagree102.4
Missing135 
TOTAL419100.0
83) [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 agree266.1
2) Agree9522.1
3) Uncertain20347.3
4) Disagree8920.7
5) Strongly disagree163.7
Missing125 
TOTAL429100.0
84) 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 circumstances13125.0
2) Yes, for any reason458.6
3) Yes, under certain circumstances34766.3
Missing31 
TOTAL523100.0
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 save the mother's life. (CRCMST1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19134.5
1) Checked36365.5
TOTAL554100.0
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 physical health. (CRCMST2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31957.6
1) Checked23542.4
TOTAL554100.0
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 protect the mother's mental health. (CRCMST3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38870.0
1) Checked16630.0
TOTAL554100.0
88) [ASK ONLY IF OPNABORT=3 "YES, UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES"] Under what circumstances do you think such "post-viability" abortions should be allowed?: If it is necessary to preserve the mother's ability to have another child. (CRCMST4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47585.7
1) Checked7914.3
TOTAL554100.0
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 child would have severe defects. (CRCMST5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34562.3
1) Checked20937.7
TOTAL554100.0
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 rape. (CRCMST6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29453.1
1) Checked26046.9
TOTAL554100.0
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 pregnancy is the result of incest. (CRCMST7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29553.2
1) Checked25946.8
TOTAL554100.0
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 cannot afford to raise the child. (CRCMST8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53596.6
1) Checked193.4
TOTAL554100.0
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 is unmarried and she and the father do not want to marry. (CRCMST9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53596.6
1) Checked193.4
TOTAL554100.0
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's physician advises her to abort. (CRCMST10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38068.6
1) Checked17431.4
TOTAL554100.0
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, after prayer and consultation with her pastor or spiritual advisor, decides to abort. (CRCMST11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44380.0
1) Checked11120.0
TOTAL554100.0
96) [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 checked53396.2
1) Checked213.8
TOTAL554100.0
97) [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 checked53897.1
1) Checked162.9
TOTAL554100.0
98) Have you attended or visited an annual General Assembly meeting in the last five years? (ATDGA5YR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes5710.6
2) No48289.4
Missing15 
TOTAL539100.0
99) How often do you access the Internet? (OFTINTAC)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often24246.0
2) Few times a week11321.5
3) Once a week183.4
4) Less than weekly478.9
5) Never10620.2
Missing28 
TOTAL526100.0
100) How often do you send/receive e-mail? (OFTEMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often22845.8
2) Few times a week10921.9
3) Once a week102.0
4) Less than weekly438.6
5) Never10821.7
Missing56 
TOTAL498100.0
101) Do you like to receive and send notes by e-mail? (LIKEEML)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always12424.1
2) Yes, most of the time14327.8
3) Yes, some of the time11722.7
4) No, generally not8316.1
5) Don't know489.3
Missing39 
TOTAL515100.0
102) Do you subscribe to any magazines? (MAGSUBSC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46690.5
2) No499.5
Missing39 
TOTAL515100.0
103) [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 checked36165.2
1) Checked19334.8
TOTAL554100.0
104) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : General interest (MGCTNT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43979.2
1) Checked11520.8
TOTAL554100.0
105) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Book reviews (MGCTNT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54297.8
1) Checked122.2
TOTAL554100.0
106) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Environment/nature (MGCTNT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50190.4
1) Checked539.6
TOTAL554100.0
107) [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 checked51492.8
1) Checked407.2
TOTAL554100.0
108) [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 checked54698.6
1) Checked81.4
TOTAL554100.0
109) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Faith/spirituality (MGCTNT7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47185.0
1) Checked8315.0
TOTAL554100.0
110) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Professional/job (MGCTNT8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49589.4
1) Checked5910.6
TOTAL554100.0
111) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Home (MGCTNT9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45582.1
1) Checked9917.9
TOTAL554100.0
112) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Gardening (MGCTNT10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50791.5
1) Checked478.5
TOTAL554100.0
113) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Fashion (MGCTNT11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54999.1
1) Checked50.9
TOTAL554100.0
114) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Sports (MGCTNT12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50390.8
1) Checked519.2
TOTAL554100.0
115) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Business (MGCTNT13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51893.5
1) Checked366.5
TOTAL554100.0
116) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : The church (MGCTNT14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52594.8
1) Checked295.2
TOTAL554100.0
117) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Hobbies (MGCTNT15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50190.4
1) Checked539.6
TOTAL554100.0
118) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Science (MGCTNT16)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52995.5
1) Checked254.5
TOTAL554100.0
119) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Other (MGCTNT17)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48787.9
1) Checked6712.1
TOTAL554100.0
120) [ASK ONLY IF MAGSUBSC=1 "YES"] What is the content of the two magazines you most enjoy reading? : Other (specify) (MGCNTOTH)
TOTAL%
17) All others13.6
18) Cooking828.6
19) Health828.6
20) Parenting/Family414.3
21) Financial/Investment310.7
22) Walking/Outdoor activities27.1
23) Travel27.1
Missing526 
TOTAL28100.0
121) 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) Approve14727.2
2) Reject34363.4
3) Uncertain519.4
Missing13 
TOTAL541100.0
122) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders554100.0
TOTAL554100.0
123) Survey format (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper copy50891.7
2) From the web468.3
TOTAL554100.0
124) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? __ year(s) (if less than one year, __ months) (YRSMMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL55022.6215
125) How far do you live from your congregation? __ mile(s) (HOWFAR)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile91.7
1) 112422.9
2) 27714.2
3) 38315.3
4) 4356.5
5) 56311.6
6) 6295.4
7) 7234.2
8) 8244.4
9) 981.5
10) 10213.9
11) 1110.2
12) 1291.7
13) 1330.6
14) 1410.2
15) 15101.8
17) 1710.2
18) 1820.4
19) 1910.2
20) 2071.3
22) 2210.2
25) 2530.6
30) 3020.4
37) 3710.2
40) 4010.2
45) 4510.2
500) 50010.2
998) 998 miles or more10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL542100.0
126) 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
TOTAL528912.7881508
127) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54699.5
2) No30.5
Missing5 
TOTAL549100.0
128) [IF YES TO EVERELDR] Are you serving now on session? (NOWELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30957.4
2) No22942.6
Missing16 
TOTAL538100.0
129) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21339.4
2) No32860.6
Missing13 
TOTAL541100.0
130) [IF YES TO EVERDCON] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (NOWDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62.1
2) No28497.9
Missing264 
TOTAL290100.0
131) 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 checked32659.3
1) Checked22440.7
Missing4 
TOTAL550100.0
132) 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 checked25245.7
1) Checked29954.3
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
133) 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 checked48988.7
1) Checked6211.3
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
134) 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 checked45081.7
1) Checked10118.3
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
135) 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 checked36967.0
1) Checked18233.0
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
136) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Organist or choir director (POSCHDIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53997.8
1) Checked122.2
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
137) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of choir (POSCHMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42176.4
1) Checked13023.6
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
138) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Church school teacher/leader (POSTCHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36165.5
1) Checked19034.5
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
139) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Other (specify) (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51793.8
1) Checked346.2
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
140) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (Check the appropriate box) (FREQATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.2
2) Less than once a year10.2
3) Once or twice a year10.2
4) Several times a year30.5
5) Once a month30.5
6) 2-3 times a month376.8
7) Nearly every week34262.5
8) Every week15929.1
Missing7 
TOTAL547100.0
141) 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) Yes51398.5
2) No81.5
Missing33 
TOTAL521100.0
142) [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) 181.5
2) 2397.3
3) 3438.0
4) 49016.8
5) 55510.3
6) 66712.5
7) 7203.7
8) 85410.1
9) 981.5
10) 106712.5
11) 1130.6
12) 12234.3
13) 1320.4
14) 1471.3
15) 15173.2
16) 1640.7
17) 1710.2
18) 1830.6
19) 1910.2
20) 2071.3
24) 2410.2
25) 2540.7
26) 2610.2
28) 2810.2
30) 3030.6
36) 3610.2
40) 4010.2
48) 4810.2
50) 5020.4
Missing18 
TOTAL536100.0
143) [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 checked48087.1
1) Checked7112.9
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
144) [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 checked46183.7
1) Checked9016.3
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
145) [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 checked32559.0
1) Checked22641.0
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
146) [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 checked42076.2
1) Checked13123.8
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
147) [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 checked10118.3
1) Checked45081.7
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
148) [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 checked48087.1
1) Checked7112.9
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
149) [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 checked51092.6
1) Checked417.4
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
150) [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 checked50591.7
1) Checked468.3
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
151) [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 checked54298.4
1) Checked91.6
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
152) [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 checked43679.1
1) Checked11520.9
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
153) [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 checked50792.0
1) Checked448.0
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
154) [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 checked54699.1
1) Checked50.9
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
155) [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 checked52996.0
1) Checked224.0
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
156) [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 checked54198.2
1) Checked101.8
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
157) [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 other2069.0
2) Worked at another church13.4
3) Visited another church (out of town)310.3
5) Visited another church517.2
Missing525 
TOTAL29100.0
158) 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 Hours488.8
2) 1-2 Hours7313.4
3) 3-5 Hours15528.4
4) 6-10 Hours16129.5
5) 11-20 Hours7313.4
6) More than 20 Hours366.6
Missing8 
TOTAL546100.0
159) 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 Hours488.8
2) 1-2 Hours10318.9
3) 3-5 Hours15227.8
4) 6-10 Hours12923.6
5) 11-20 Hours6411.7
6) More than 20 Hours509.2
Missing8 
TOTAL546100.0
160) 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 Hours25647.6
2) 1-2 Hours10820.1
3) 3-5 Hours9116.9
4) 6-10 Hours488.9
5) 11-20 Hours132.4
6) More than 20 Hours224.1
Missing16 
TOTAL538100.0
161) 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 Hours19335.8
2) 1-2 Hours13625.2
3) 3-5 Hours10018.6
4) 6-10 Hours509.3
5) 11-20 Hours275.0
6) More than 20 Hours336.1
Missing15 
TOTAL539100.0
162) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BELCHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44181.7
2) No9918.3
Missing14 
TOTAL540100.0
163) [IF YES TO BELCRCH] What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (Check only one box) (WHACHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist245.4
2) Disciples of Christ102.2
3) Episcopal132.9
4) Lutheran153.4
5) Methodist6414.4
6) Presbyterian22350.1
7) Other Presbyterian122.7
8) Reformed81.8
9) Roman Catholic122.7
10) UCC255.6
11) Non-denominational163.6
12) Other235.2
Missing109 
TOTAL445100.0
164) 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) Baptist448.1
2) Disciples of Christ142.6
3) Episcopal203.7
4) Lutheran213.9
5) Methodist7714.2
6) Presbyterian23042.4
7) Other Presbyterian122.2
8) Reformed101.8
9) Roman Catholic275.0
10) UCC254.6
11) Non-denominational142.6
12) None183.3
13) Other315.7
Missing11 
TOTAL543100.0
165) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL53925.48116
166) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active21439.1
2) Generally active11921.7
3) Somewhat active7012.8
4) Not very active5710.4
5) Not active at all8515.5
6) Don't know30.5
Missing6 
TOTAL548100.0
167) Do any of your relatives serve as pastors, Christian educators, or mission workers, or in other full-time ministry for a Presbyterian or other church? (RELPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11120.6
2) No42879.4
Missing15 
TOTAL539100.0
168) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST#)
TOTAL%
0) 3828.8
1) 7254.5
2) 139.8
3) 64.5
4) 10.8
5) 10.8
6) 10.8
Missing422 
TOTAL132100.0
169) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54699.3
1) Checked40.7
Missing4 
TOTAL550100.0
170) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54899.5
1) Checked30.5
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
171) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked551100.0
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
172) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55099.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
173) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53897.6
1) Checked132.4
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
174) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54298.4
1) Checked91.6
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
175) [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 checked53897.6
1) Checked132.4
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
176) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
0) All other11.3
1) Grandchild22.5
3) Uncle/Aunt810.0
4) Niece/Nephew1518.8
5) Cousin3341.3
8) Spouse78.8
9) In-law1417.5
Missing474 
TOTAL80100.0
177) 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) Yes12523.4
2) No40976.6
Missing20 
TOTAL534100.0
178) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH#)
TOTAL%
0) 2821.5
1) 5542.3
2) 2720.8
3) 86.2
4) 53.8
6) 32.3
7) 32.3
8) 10.8
Missing424 
TOTAL130100.0
179) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53496.9
1) Checked173.1
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
180) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53096.2
1) Checked213.8
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
181) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52495.1
1) Checked274.9
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
182) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54298.5
1) Checked81.5
Missing4 
TOTAL550100.0
183) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply My son (SONCHURC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55099.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
184) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55099.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
185) [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 checked53997.8
1) Checked122.2
Missing3 
TOTAL551100.0
186) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other11.3
1) Grandchild11.3
2) Distant ancestor2227.8
3) Uncle/Aunt2632.9
5) Cousin1316.5
8) Spouse67.6
9) In-law1012.7
Missing475 
TOTAL79100.0
187) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative275.0
2) Conservative18734.3
3) Moderate23943.9
4) Liberal7714.1
5) Very Liberal152.8
Missing9 
TOTAL545100.0
188) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39171.7
2) No15428.3
Missing9 
TOTAL545100.0
189) 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) Yes24244.6
2) No30155.4
Missing11 
TOTAL543100.0
190) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52798.9
2) No61.1
Missing21 
TOTAL533100.0
191) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it28954.4
2) Almost all of it7814.7
3) Most of it11421.5
4) Some of it336.2
5) Only a very small amount20.4
6) Not sure152.8
Missing23 
TOTAL531100.0
192) 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 world346.3
2) Is a true account of how God created the world30656.9
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created19836.8
Missing16 
TOTAL538100.0
193) 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 kind13626.6
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history.25950.6
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters.11722.9
Missing42 
TOTAL512100.0
194) 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 agree295.4
2) Agree11220.8
3) Not sure6211.5
4) Disagree23243.1
5) Strongly disagree10319.1
Missing16 
TOTAL538100.0
195) 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 agree163.0
2) Agree13525.3
3) Not sure9818.4
4) Disagree16130.1
5) Strongly disagree12423.2
Missing20 
TOTAL534100.0
196) 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 agree36768.3
2) Agree13625.3
3) Not sure305.6
4) Disagree40.7
Missing17 
TOTAL537100.0
197) 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 agree26650.0
2) Agree13825.9
3) Not sure7213.5
4) Disagree478.8
5) Strongly disagree91.7
Missing22 
TOTAL532100.0
198) 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 agree15128.1
2) Agree8916.5
3) Not sure13024.2
4) Disagree12122.5
5) Strongly disagree478.7
Missing16 
TOTAL538100.0
199) 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 agree23643.8
2) Agree28051.9
3) Not sure152.8
4) Disagree81.5
Missing15 
TOTAL539100.0
200) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20538.1
2) Agree17933.3
3) Not sure9317.3
4) Disagree448.2
5) Strongly disagree173.2
Missing16 
TOTAL538100.0
201) 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 agree26148.4
2) Agree17532.5
3) Not sure8215.2
4) Disagree163.0
5) Strongly disagree50.9
Missing15 
TOTAL539100.0
202) 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 daily10920.3
2) Several times a week9617.8
3) Weekly8014.9
4) Several times a month8916.5
5) Once a month387.1
6) Several times a year9718.0
7) Once a year or less234.3
8) Never61.1
Missing16 
TOTAL538100.0
203) 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 daily163.0
2) Several times a week213.9
3) Weekly12523.4
4) Several times a month7113.3
5) Once a month458.4
6) Several times a year8716.3
7) Once a year or less7614.2
8) Never9317.4
Missing20 
TOTAL534100.0
204) 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 week61.1
3) Weekly13425.5
4) Several times a month407.6
5) Once a month6011.4
6) Several times a year8716.5
7) Once a year or less9117.3
8) Never10520.0
Missing28 
TOTAL526100.0
205) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily37469.6
2) Several times a week9417.5
3) Weekly244.5
4) Several times a month285.2
5) Once a month20.4
6) Several times a year142.6
8) Never10.2
Missing17 
TOTAL537100.0
206) 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 daily12523.5
2) Several times a week8516.0
3) Weekly10319.4
4) Several times a month6512.2
5) Once a month264.9
6) Several times a year6311.8
7) Once a year or less244.5
8) Never417.7
Missing22 
TOTAL532100.0
207) 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 daily50.9
2) Several times a week61.1
3) Weekly6211.8
4) Several times a month264.9
5) Once a month285.3
6) Several times a year7714.6
7) Once a year or less9217.5
8) Never23143.8
Missing27 
TOTAL527100.0
208) Do you believe that Jesus will return to Earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes40477.0
2) No265.0
3) Not sure9518.1
Missing29 
TOTAL525100.0
209) [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 200051.1
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year28662.0
3) Less likely in 2000122.6
4) No Opinion15834.3
Missing93 
TOTAL461100.0
210) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14627.3
2) No38872.7
Missing20 
TOTAL534100.0
211) [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) Yes7727.9
2) No19972.1
Missing278 
TOTAL276100.0
212) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home44.4
2) Spend time with family2931.9
3) Party/celebrate2729.7
4) Work44.4
5) Attend church1718.7
6) Vacation/travel11.1
7) Not sure-no plans yet33.3
9) Other66.6
Missing463 
TOTAL91100.0
213) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home125.0
3) Party/celebrate375.0
Missing550 
TOTAL4100.0
214) 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, definitely427.7
2) Yes, probably7012.9
3) No, probably not11521.2
4) No, definitely not234.2
5) Don't know29253.9
Missing12 
TOTAL542100.0
215) 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 major10.2
2) Major142.6
3) Minor21539.6
4) Very minor22942.2
5) None at all488.8
6) No opinion366.6
Missing11 
TOTAL543100.0
216) 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 major10.2
2) Major20.4
3) Minor18734.4
4) Very minor24144.4
5) None at all7814.4
6) No opinion346.3
Missing11 
TOTAL543100.0
217) 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) Major30.6
3) Minor8515.7
4) Very minor19936.6
5) None at all22641.6
6) No opinion305.5
Missing11 
TOTAL543100.0
218) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in your own personal life? (Y2KLIFE)
TOTAL%
2) Major20.4
3) Minor11120.4
4) Very minor21840.1
5) None at all18634.2
6) No opinion275.0
Missing10 
TOTAL544100.0
219) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female28351.6
2) Male26548.4
Missing6 
TOTAL548100.0
220) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL54758.79512
221) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm6311.5
2) On a farm336.0
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)14125.8
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)8515.6
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city529.5
6) In a large city (over 250,000)6812.5
7) In a suburb near a large city10419.0
Missing8 
TOTAL546100.0
222) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married45383.3
2) Not married9116.7
Missing10 
TOTAL544100.0
223) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2122.3
2) Yes, now widowed4648.9
3) Yes, now divorced2122.3
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced66.4
Missing460 
TOTAL94100.0
224) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No36484.1
2) Yes, was widowed71.6
3) Yes, was divorced6114.1
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced10.2
Missing121 
TOTAL433100.0
225) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Never112.5
2) Less than once a year71.6
3) About once or twice a year173.8
4) Several times a year132.9
5) About once a month173.8
6) 2-3 times a month388.5
7) Nearly every week23552.6
8) Every week10924.4
Missing107 
TOTAL447100.0
226) 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) Baptist5412.2
2) Disciples of Christ102.3
3) Episcopal71.6
4) Lutheran204.5
5) Methodist8318.7
6) Presbyterian Church14332.3
7) Other Presbyterian112.5
8) Reformed20.5
9) Roman Catholic357.9
10) UCC214.7
11) Non-denominational132.9
12) None194.3
13) Other255.6
Missing111 
TOTAL443100.0
227) 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) Episcopal20.5
5) Methodist51.3
6) Presbyterian Church34991.6
7) Other Presbyterian41.0
9) Roman Catholic61.6
12) None133.4
13) Other20.5
Missing173 
TOTAL381100.0
228) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, first response (YOUREMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time20337.7
2) Employed part-time509.3
3) Self-employed5710.6
4) Unemployed40.7
5) Retired18434.1
6) Homemaker397.2
8) Other20.4
Missing15 
TOTAL539100.0
229) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, second response (YOUREMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time48.9
2) Employed part-time24.4
3) Self-employed511.1
5) Retired1226.7
6) Homemaker1737.8
7) Student24.4
8) Other36.7
Missing509 
TOTAL45100.0
230) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time16839.0
2) Employed part-time358.1
3) Self-employed388.8
4) Unemployed51.2
5) Retired13030.2
6) Homemaker4811.1
7) Student20.5
8) Other40.9
9) Sick/Disabled10.2
Missing123 
TOTAL431100.0
231) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time15.6
2) Employed part-time316.7
3) Self-employed211.1
5) Retired422.2
6) Homemaker527.8
8) Other316.7
Missing536 
TOTAL18100.0
232) 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) 0164.7
4) 420.6
5) 510.3
6) 610.3
7) 710.3
9) 910.3
10) 1061.8
12) 1220.6
14) 1410.3
15) 1582.3
16) 1610.3
18) 1810.3
20) 20195.6
21) 2110.3
22) 2210.3
23) 2310.3
24) 2441.2
25) 2530.9
26) 2610.3
30) 30185.3
32) 3230.9
35) 35123.5
36) 3610.3
37) 3710.3
38) 3882.3
40) 407120.8
42) 4261.8
43) 4330.9
45) 454011.7
47) 4710.3
48) 4841.2
50) 504914.4
52) 5210.3
54) 5420.6
55) 5592.6
56) 5610.3
58) 5810.3
60) 60298.5
65) 6520.6
70) 7030.9
84) 8410.3
85) 8510.3
96) 9610.3
99) Don't know20.6
Missing213 
TOTAL341100.0
233) 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) 0206.9
1) 110.3
4) 410.3
5) 520.7
6) 620.7
8) 841.4
10) 1031.0
12) 1210.3
14) 1410.3
15) 1582.8
16) 1610.3
17) 1710.3
20) 20113.8
22) 2210.3
24) 2451.7
25) 2582.8
28) 2810.3
30) 30144.8
32) 3220.7
33) 3320.7
35) 3582.8
36) 3610.3
37) 3720.7
38) 3810.3
39) 3910.3
40) 407124.6
42) 4210.3
44) 4441.4
45) 45227.6
46) 4620.7
47) 4710.3
48) 4851.7
49) 4910.3
50) 503010.4
54) 5410.3
55) 55124.2
60) 60238.0
65) 6520.7
68) 6810.3
70) 7051.7
75) 7510.3
80) 8010.3
84) 8410.3
90) 9010.3
99) Don't know20.7
Missing265 
TOTAL289100.0
234) 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) Management5513.7
13) Business and financial operations389.5
15) Computer and math112.7
17) Architecture and engineering225.5
19) Life-physical and social science92.2
21) Community and social services112.7
23) Legal133.2
25) Education/training/library6516.2
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media153.7
29) Healthcare and technical276.7
31) Healthcare support61.5
33) Protective service41.0
35) Food Prep10.2
39) Personal care51.2
41) Sales and related occupations4310.7
43) Office and administrative support317.7
45) Farming/fishing/forestry92.2
47) Construction41.0
49) Installation/maintenance/repair30.7
51) Production occupations51.2
53) Transportation71.7
55) Military20.5
99) Homemaker153.7
Missing153 
TOTAL401100.0
235) 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) Management3711.3
13) Business and financial operations185.5
15) Computer and math154.6
17) Architecture and engineering154.6
19) Life-physical and social science30.9
21) Community and social services164.9
23) Legal82.4
25) Education/training/library6319.3
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media30.9
29) Healthcare and technical247.3
31) Healthcare support30.9
33) Protective service30.9
39) Personal care10.3
41) Sales and related occupations3410.4
43) Office and administrative support3310.1
45) Farming/fishing/forestry41.2
47) Construction41.2
49) Installation/maintenance/repair30.9
51) Production occupations113.4
53) Transportation103.1
55) Military20.6
99) Homemaker175.2
Missing227 
TOTAL327100.0
236) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Your educational level (EDUCYOU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade10.2
3) Some high school30.6
4) High school diploma539.7
5) Some college10419.1
6) Graduated from college14226.1
7) Some graduate work7012.9
8) A graduate degree17131.4
Missing10 
TOTAL544100.0
237) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Spouse's educational level (EDUCSPOU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade20.4
3) Some high school61.3
4) High school diploma5512.3
5) Some college8519.0
6) Graduated from college13430.0
7) Some graduate work408.9
8) Graduate degree12528.0
Missing107 
TOTAL447100.0
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) None529.6
1) 15810.7
2) 223042.5
3) 312823.7
4) 45410.0
5) 5122.2
6) 661.1
7) 710.2
Missing13 
TOTAL541100.0
239) 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 alone7613.9
2) Two of us30054.8
3) Three of us8415.4
4) Four of us6311.5
5) Five of us203.7
6) Six of us40.7
Missing7 
TOTAL547100.0
240) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None13283.0
1) 11710.7
2) 295.7
3) 310.6
Missing395 
TOTAL159100.0
241) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None12967.5
1) 13618.8
2) 22412.6
3) 321.0
Missing363 
TOTAL191100.0
242) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None12261.0
1) 15829.0
2) 22010.0
Missing354 
TOTAL200100.0
243) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None12875.7
1) 13319.5
2) 274.1
3) 310.6
Missing385 
TOTAL169100.0
244) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25)
TOTAL%
0) None224.4
1) 16112.2
2) 238376.8
3) 3336.6
Missing55 
TOTAL499100.0
245) 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 adult7013.1
2) Single parent101.9
3) Married, no kids28352.8
4) Married, with kids15929.7
5) Some other arrangement142.6
Missing18 
TOTAL536100.0
246) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now48388.1
2) A different house, same county448.0
3) In a different county, same state101.8
4) In a different state81.5
5) In a different country30.5
Missing6 
TOTAL548100.0
247) 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
TOTAL54632.44915
248) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat15428.4
2) Independent9818.1
3) Republican28652.8
4) Other30.6
6) Reform10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL542100.0
249) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White52396.0
2) African American162.9
4) Asian61.1
Missing9 
TOTAL545100.0
250) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) White114.3
3) Indian685.7
Missing547 
TOTAL7100.0
251) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1998? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (HH_INCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 10,00020.4
2) $10K-14,999112.1
3) $15K-19,999163.0
4) $20K-29,999366.8
5) $30K-39,999489.1
6) $40K-49,9995510.5
7) $50K-59,9995310.1
8) $60K-69,999519.7
9) $70K-79,999448.4
10) $80K-89,999458.6
11) $90K-99,999234.4
12) $100K-124,9995911.2
13) $125K-149,999234.4
14) $150K or more6011.4
Missing28 
TOTAL526100.0
252) Did you or any other family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGECD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47286.4
2) No7413.6
Missing8 
TOTAL546100.0
253) 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
TOTAL5253405.1944643
254) 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
TOTAL3861751.8137263
255) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings - One Great Hour of Sharing, Witness, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy (MNY_APPL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL458331.7971078
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) $014327.3
2) $1-5010219.5
3) $51-1007414.1
4) $101-5009117.4
5) $501-1000366.9
6) $1001-2000244.6
7) $2001+5310.1
Missing31 
TOTAL523100.0
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) $0152.8
2) $1-506812.9
3) $51-1008516.1
4) $101-50017533.1
5) $501-10006311.9
6) $1001-2000509.5
7) $2001+7213.6
Missing26 
TOTAL528100.0
258) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast8916.1
2) Midwest15828.5
3) South21739.2
4) West9016.2
TOTAL554100.0
259) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40336.0
2) 40-4910218.6
3) 50-6421338.9
4) 65+19936.4
Missing7 
TOTAL547100.0
260) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female28351.6
2) Male26548.4
Missing6 
TOTAL548100.0
261) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married45383.3
2) Not married9116.7
Missing10 
TOTAL544100.0
262) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White52396.0
2) African American162.9
4) Asian61.1
Missing9 
TOTAL545100.0
263) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1998? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 20,000295.5
2) $20K-49,99913926.4
3) $50K-99,99921641.1
4) $100K+14227.0
Missing28 
TOTAL526100.0