Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2002 -- Church Camps and Retreats, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL75460755.46438
2) Can you recall one particular learning or spiritual growth experience which had great significance in shaping your Christian life (e.g., church school class, retreat, ministry in the community)? (RELEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes66789.8
2) No638.5
3) Don't remember131.7
Missing11 
TOTAL743100.0
3) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES]In what setting did this take place? (SETTING)
TOTAL%
1) Camp15923.7
2) Church school436.4
3) Conference7911.8
4) Home233.4
5) Retreat9914.7
6) Seminary233.4
7) Small Group314.6
8) Worship7010.4
9) Youth group588.6
10) Other (specify)8712.9
Missing82 
TOTAL672100.0
4) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Pastor/minister (INFLUNC1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46761.9
1) Checked28738.1
TOTAL754100.0
5) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Group members (INFLUNC2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61181.0
1) Checked14319.0
TOTAL754100.0
6) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Teacher or small group leader (INFLUNC3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58577.6
1) Checked16922.4
TOTAL754100.0
7) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Family member or parent (INFLUNC4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71494.7
1) Checked405.3
TOTAL754100.0
8) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : Seminar leader/speaker (INFLUNC5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63484.1
1) Checked12015.9
TOTAL754100.0
9) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]Who were the persons who were most instrumental in making this a significant experience for you? : All other (INFLUNC6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66588.2
1) Checked709.3
7) Camp counselor or other camp leadership81.1
8) Youth group leader or lay volunteer70.9
9) People served through a mission trip40.5
TOTAL754100.0
10) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]What was your age at that time (approximately)? (AGE)
TOTAL%
3) 20.3
5) 30.5
6) 40.7
8) 91.5
9) 61.0
10) 213.5
11) 132.2
12) 416.9
13) 406.7
14) 569.4
15) 6410.7
16) 7412.4
17) 416.9
18) 264.3
19) 254.2
20) 315.2
21) 162.7
22) 162.7
23) 81.3
24) 71.2
25) 122.0
26) 61.0
27) 10.2
28) 40.7
29) 40.7
30) 152.5
32) 101.7
33) 10.2
34) 20.3
35) 40.7
36) 30.5
37) 20.3
38) 20.3
39) 20.3
40) 81.3
42) 10.2
43) 20.3
44) 20.3
45) 30.5
47) 10.2
48) 10.2
50) 20.3
52) 10.2
53) 10.2
55) 20.3
60) 30.5
Missing156 
TOTAL598100.0
11) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Worship services and sermons. (UNSTAND1)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent32243.1
2) A great extent30340.6
3) Some extent11215.0
4) Slight extent70.9
5) Not at all30.4
Missing7 
TOTAL747100.0
12) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Church school experiences. (UNSTAND2)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent11014.8
2) A great extent23131.2
3) Some extent27236.7
4) Slight extent10914.7
5) Not at all172.3
6) Don't know20.3
Missing13 
TOTAL741100.0
13) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Camps and/or retreats. (UNSTAND3)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent21629.5
2) A great extent25434.7
3) Some extent17423.7
4) Slight extent598.0
5) Not at all283.8
6) Don't know20.3
Missing21 
TOTAL733100.0
14) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Other group learning experiences provided by your congregation. (UNSTAND4)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent8211.2
2) A great extent23832.6
3) Some extent27737.9
4) Slight extent9513.0
5) Not at all233.1
6) Don't know162.2
Missing23 
TOTAL731100.0
15) In your experience, to what extent has the following made important contributions to your understanding of Christian faith and the relationship of faith to life? Other group learning experiences provided by groups outside your congregation. (UNSTAND5)
TOTAL%
1) A very great extent13017.7
2) A great extent22130.2
3) Some extent22130.2
4) Slight extent10113.8
5) Not at all446.0
6) Don't know162.2
Missing21 
TOTAL733100.0
16) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was developing competency in interpreting the Bible? (SUBJ1)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely17623.8
2) Likely27337.0
3) Somewhat likely15220.6
4) Not very likely10113.7
5) Not at all likely304.1
6) Don't know60.8
Missing16 
TOTAL738100.0
17) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was ministering to one another within the congregation? (SUBJ2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely14920.3
2) Likely28438.7
3) Somewhat likely21128.8
4) Not very likely699.4
5) Not at all likely141.9
6) Don't know60.8
Missing21 
TOTAL733100.0
18) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was worship and preaching in the life of the congregation? (SUBJ3)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely20127.3
2) Likely24333.1
3) Somewhat likely16522.4
4) Not very likely9813.3
5) Not at all likely223.0
6) Don't know60.8
Missing19 
TOTAL735100.0
19) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was ministering to and advocating for persons with special needs? (SUBJ4)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely557.5
2) Likely14720.0
3) Somewhat likely25034.0
4) Not very likely21329.0
5) Not at all likely618.3
6) Don't know91.2
Missing19 
TOTAL735100.0
20) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was understanding the role of the congregation in the light of global and national issues? (SUBJ5)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely10714.7
2) Likely20327.8
3) Somewhat likely20728.4
4) Not very likely14519.9
5) Not at all likely618.4
6) Don't know71.0
Missing24 
TOTAL730100.0
21) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was learning a new language to better relate to your community? (SUBJ6)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely669.1
2) Likely11515.9
3) Somewhat likely16622.9
4) Not very likely21229.3
5) Not at all likely14920.6
6) Don't know162.2
Missing30 
TOTAL724100.0
22) Suppose your congregation is planning an overnight retreat. As a participant, you are expected to pay a part of the costs (i.e., registration fees). How likely is it that you would attend if the subject to be studied at the retreat was all other? (SUBJ7)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely1812.1
2) Likely42.7
3) Somewhat likely10.7
4) Not very likely10.7
5) Not at all likely53.4
6) Don't know2114.1
7) Spiritual formation8959.7
8) Mission trip106.7
Missing605 
TOTAL149100.0
23) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Biblical interpretation/Bible study (GRTSND1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44458.9
1) Checked31041.1
TOTAL754100.0
24) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : The church's role in society (GRTSND2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54071.6
1) Checked21428.4
TOTAL754100.0
25) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Theology (GRTSND3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59078.2
1) Checked16421.8
TOTAL754100.0
26) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Church history (including Presbyterian history) (GRTSND4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67088.9
1) Checked8411.1
TOTAL754100.0
27) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Marriage preparation/marriage enrichment (GRTSND5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64185.0
1) Checked11315.0
TOTAL754100.0
28) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Parenting/family life (GRTSND6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60980.8
1) Checked14519.2
TOTAL754100.0
29) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Modifying lifestyle (GRTSND7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60179.7
1) Checked15320.3
TOTAL754100.0
30) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Evangelism (GRTSND8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54672.4
1) Checked20827.6
TOTAL754100.0
31) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Worship and the sacraments (GRTSND9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63984.7
1) Checked11515.3
TOTAL754100.0
32) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Service to persons with special needs in the community (GRTSND10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66988.7
1) Checked8511.3
TOTAL754100.0
33) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Prayer and meditation (GRTSND11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45760.6
1) Checked29739.4
TOTAL754100.0
34) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Peacemaking (GRTSND12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65687.0
1) Checked9813.0
TOTAL754100.0
35) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Racial ethnic ministries (GRTSND13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68490.7
1) Checked709.3
TOTAL754100.0
36) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Connecting with immigrants (GRTSND14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68991.4
1) Checked658.6
TOTAL754100.0
37) In which of the following areas do you feel the greatest need to learn more about Christian faith and its relationship to life? : Other (please specify) (GRTSND15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70693.6
1) Checked486.4
TOTAL754100.0
38) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Accessibility to church facilities (ramps, elevators, etc.) (HPRTY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41755.3
1) Checked33744.7
TOTAL754100.0
39) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Audio-visual equipment (HPRTY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58677.7
1) Checked16822.3
TOTAL754100.0
40) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Books for children (HPRTY3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66988.7
1) Checked8511.3
TOTAL754100.0
41) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Books for youth/adults (HPRTY4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68090.2
1) Checked749.8
TOTAL754100.0
42) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Computer equipment and software (HPRTY5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50667.1
1) Checked24832.9
TOTAL754100.0
43) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Educational videos (HPRTY6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64385.3
1) Checked11114.7
TOTAL754100.0
44) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Entertainment videos (HPRTY7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75299.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL754100.0
45) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Recreational equipment for children and youth (HPRTY8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68090.2
1) Checked749.8
TOTAL754100.0
46) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the highest priority? : Scholarship help to attend camps, conferences, and other denominational events (HPRTY9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36648.5
1) Checked38851.5
TOTAL754100.0
47) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Accessibility to church facilities (ramps, elevators, etc.) (LPRTY1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69191.6
1) Checked638.4
TOTAL754100.0
48) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Audio-visual equipment (LPRTY2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69291.8
1) Checked628.2
TOTAL754100.0
49) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Books for children (LPRTY3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71394.6
1) Checked415.4
TOTAL754100.0
50) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Books for youth/adults (LPRTY4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64385.3
1) Checked11114.7
TOTAL754100.0
51) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Computer equipment and software (LPRTY5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63984.7
1) Checked11515.3
TOTAL754100.0
52) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Educational videos (LPRTY6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66287.8
1) Checked9212.2
TOTAL754100.0
53) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Entertainment videos (LPRTY7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked7910.5
1) Checked67589.5
TOTAL754100.0
54) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Recreational equipment for children and youth (LPRTY8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49265.3
1) Checked26234.7
TOTAL754100.0
55) Below is a list of items that a congregation might provide for its members and staff. Suppose funds are limited and it is not possible for the congregation to implement all of them. What advice would you give your congregation concerning priorities? Which two items from the list below would you make the lowest priority? : Scholarship help to attend camps, conferences, and other denominational events (LPRTY9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70793.8
1) Checked476.2
TOTAL754100.0
56) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : Yes, Stony Point Conference Center (RETREAT1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57175.7
1) Checked18324.3
TOTAL754100.0
57) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : Yes, Montreat Conference Center (RETREAT2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37249.3
1) Checked38250.7
TOTAL754100.0
58) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : Yes, Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu (RETREAT3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57676.4
1) Checked17823.6
TOTAL754100.0
59) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : Yes, Ghost Ranch in Santa Fe (RETREAT4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65586.9
1) Checked9913.1
TOTAL754100.0
60) The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) maintains four national conference centers: Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York; Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina; Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Abiquiu, New Mexico; and Ghost Ranch Conference Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, formerly known as Plaza Resolana. Have you ever attended a retreat, conference, class, or seminar at one or more of these conference centers? : No (RETREAT5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53270.6
1) Checked22229.4
TOTAL754100.0
61) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for children (up to 12 years old)? (RETRT1)
TOTAL%
1) None27039.8
2) 121431.5
3) 2 to 512418.3
4) 6 to 950.7
5) 10 or more30.4
6) Don't know639.3
Missing75 
TOTAL679100.0
62) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for youth (13 to 19 years old)? (RETRT2)
TOTAL%
1) None16923.8
2) 114520.4
3) 2 to 528840.6
4) 6 to 9466.5
5) 10 or more91.3
6) Don't know537.5
Missing44 
TOTAL710100.0
63) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for young adults (20 to 40 years old)? (RETRT3)
TOTAL%
1) None33252.6
2) 113922.0
3) 2 to 58313.2
4) 6 to 981.3
5) 10 or more40.6
6) Don't know6510.3
Missing123 
TOTAL631100.0
64) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for adults (41 to 70 years old)? (RETRT4)
TOTAL%
1) None28845.1
2) 117227.0
3) 2 to 59915.5
4) 6 to 9142.2
5) 10 or more50.8
6) Don't know609.4
Missing116 
TOTAL638100.0
65) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for older adults (71 years old and older)? (RETRT5)
TOTAL%
1) None37062.1
2) 19115.3
3) 2 to 5559.2
4) 6 to 9101.7
5) 10 or more10.2
6) Don't know6911.6
Missing158 
TOTAL596100.0
66) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for adults of all ages? (RETRT6)
TOTAL%
1) None26740.0
2) 120831.2
3) 2 to 510916.3
4) 6 to 9121.8
5) 10 or more111.6
6) Don't know609.0
Missing87 
TOTAL667100.0
67) Have you been involved in planning a retreat or overnight event for your congregation or a group in your congregation in the last three years? (PLNRETRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43558.2
2) No31341.8
Missing6 
TOTAL748100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Children (AGES1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59879.3
1) Checked15620.7
TOTAL754100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Youth (AGES2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48063.7
1) Checked27436.3
TOTAL754100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Young adults (AGES3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58677.7
1) Checked16822.3
TOTAL754100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Adults (AGES4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49265.3
1) Checked26234.7
TOTAL754100.0
72) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Older adults (AGES5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62282.5
1) Checked13217.5
TOTAL754100.0
73) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Adults of all ages (AGES6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52769.9
1) Checked22730.1
TOTAL754100.0
74) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What was the gender of those who participated? : Female (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35446.9
1) Checked40053.1
TOTAL754100.0
75) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What was the gender of those who participated? : Male (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36748.7
1) Checked38751.3
TOTAL754100.0
76) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Linens/towels provided. (RTLINEN)
TOTAL%
1) Essential5713.1
2) Important13330.6
3) Not important15034.6
4) Not a consideration9020.7
5) Don't know40.9
Missing320 
TOTAL434100.0
77) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Daily maid/laundry services. (RTLANDRY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential71.6
2) Important4610.7
3) Not important21249.4
4) Not a consideration16037.3
5) Don't know40.9
Missing325 
TOTAL429100.0
78) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Internet access on-site. (RTINTNET)
TOTAL%
1) Essential40.9
2) Important266.0
3) Not important18743.3
4) Not a consideration21249.1
5) Don't know30.7
Missing322 
TOTAL432100.0
79) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Separate building/branch for our group. (RTBLDG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential7116.6
2) Important23354.4
3) Not important6415.0
4) Not a consideration5613.1
5) Don't know40.9
Missing326 
TOTAL428100.0
80) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Single-occupancy rooms available. (RTROOMS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential388.8
2) Important18041.8
3) Not important12428.8
4) Not a consideration8419.5
5) Don't know51.2
Missing323 
TOTAL431100.0
81) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Telephone in each room. (RTPHONE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential20.5
2) Important143.2
3) Not important21148.8
4) Not a consideration20146.5
5) Don't know40.9
Missing322 
TOTAL432100.0
82) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Television in each room. (RTTVROOM)
TOTAL%
2) Important71.6
3) Not important16838.9
4) Not a consideration25458.8
5) Don't know30.7
Missing322 
TOTAL432100.0
83) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Air conditioning. (RTAC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential7016.2
2) Important16939.1
3) Not important9020.8
4) Not a consideration9922.9
5) Don't know40.9
Missing322 
TOTAL432100.0
84) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Central heating. (RTHEAT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential9020.8
2) Important22552.1
3) Not important5913.7
4) Not a consideration5512.7
5) Don't know30.7
Missing322 
TOTAL432100.0
85) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Private baths. (RTBATHS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential317.2
2) Important15536.0
3) Not important17039.4
4) Not a consideration7116.5
5) Don't know40.9
Missing323 
TOTAL431100.0
86) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Motel-like sleeping facility (versus dorm-style). (RTMOTEL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential429.7
2) Important18242.0
3) Not important13030.0
4) Not a consideration7417.1
5) Don't know51.2
Missing321 
TOTAL433100.0
87) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Indoor sleeping facility (versus camping). (RTINDOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential15736.0
2) Important21348.9
3) Not important255.7
4) Not a consideration368.3
5) Don't know51.1
Missing318 
TOTAL436100.0
88) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Swimming pool. (RTPOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential92.1
2) Important9522.0
3) Not important19344.7
4) Not a consideration13130.3
5) Don't know40.9
Missing322 
TOTAL432100.0
89) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Recreation activities. (RTREC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential5111.8
2) Important25057.7
3) Not important7116.4
4) Not a consideration5713.2
5) Don't know40.9
Missing321 
TOTAL433100.0
90) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Boating/sailing/yachting. (RTBOAT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential10.2
2) Important347.8
3) Not important21549.5
4) Not a consideration17941.2
5) Don't know51.2
Missing320 
TOTAL434100.0
91) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Rural setting. (RTRURAL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential358.1
2) Important20447.3
3) Not important11326.2
4) Not a consideration7517.4
5) Don't know40.9
Missing323 
TOTAL431100.0
92) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Exercise room. (RTEXERC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential30.7
2) Important286.5
3) Not important20848.0
4) Not a consideration19043.9
5) Don't know40.9
Missing321 
TOTAL433100.0
93) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Large assembly hall or meeting place. (RTHALL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential15435.4
2) Important20847.8
3) Not important409.2
4) Not a consideration296.7
5) Don't know40.9
Missing319 
TOTAL435100.0
94) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Outdoor team-building or challenge course. (RTCOURSE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential61.4
2) Important10023.3
3) Not important18342.6
4) Not a consideration13531.4
5) Don't know61.4
Missing324 
TOTAL430100.0
95) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Private group kitchen for meals or snacks. (RTKTCHEN)
TOTAL%
1) Essential306.9
2) Important19645.4
3) Not important14433.3
4) Not a consideration5813.4
5) Don't know40.9
Missing322 
TOTAL432100.0
96) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Meals provided by host facility. (RTMEALS)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14332.8
2) Important19945.6
3) Not important6214.2
4) Not a consideration286.4
5) Don't know40.9
Missing318 
TOTAL436100.0
97) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Picnic facilities. (RTPICNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential133.0
2) Important7717.9
3) Not important22853.0
4) Not a consideration10825.1
5) Don't know40.9
Missing324 
TOTAL430100.0
98) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Within 100 miles of our church. (RTCLOSE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential13331.0
2) Important18442.9
3) Not important8118.9
4) Not a consideration286.5
5) Don't know30.7
Missing325 
TOTAL429100.0
99) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]In planning this retreat, how important to you was the following feature or facility? Presbyterian affiliation. (RTPRESBY)
TOTAL%
1) Essential194.8
2) Important11027.9
3) Not important19349.0
4) Not a consideration6717.0
5) Don't know51.3
Missing360 
TOTAL394100.0
100) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Linens/towels provided. (RTREAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Essential9813.3
2) Important27036.7
3) Not important29139.5
4) Not a consideration7410.1
5) Don't know30.4
Missing18 
TOTAL736100.0
101) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Daily maid/laundry services. (RTREAT2)
TOTAL%
1) Essential131.8
2) Important648.8
3) Not important46964.3
4) Not a consideration18024.7
5) Don't know30.4
Missing25 
TOTAL729100.0
102) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Internet access on-site. (RTREAT3)
TOTAL%
1) Essential192.6
2) Important7610.5
3) Not important42258.2
4) Not a consideration20328.0
5) Don't know50.7
Missing29 
TOTAL725100.0
103) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Telephone in each room. (RTREAT4)
TOTAL%
1) Essential141.9
2) Important638.7
3) Not important44060.4
4) Not a consideration20828.6
5) Don't know30.4
Missing26 
TOTAL728100.0
104) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Television in each room. (RTREAT5)
TOTAL%
1) Essential60.8
2) Important182.5
3) Not important42759.0
4) Not a consideration27137.4
5) Don't know20.3
Missing30 
TOTAL724100.0
105) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Air conditioning. (RTREAT6)
TOTAL%
1) Essential14720.1
2) Important32744.7
3) Not important18224.9
4) Not a consideration628.5
5) Don't know141.9
Missing22 
TOTAL732100.0
106) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Central heating. (RTREAT7)
TOTAL%
1) Essential16422.4
2) Important43359.2
3) Not important9813.4
4) Not a consideration314.2
5) Don't know60.8
Missing22 
TOTAL732100.0
107) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Private baths. (RTREAT8)
TOTAL%
1) Essential9012.3
2) Important30842.0
3) Not important28639.0
4) Not a consideration466.3
5) Don't know40.5
Missing20 
TOTAL734100.0
108) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Single-occupancy rooms available. (RTREAT9)
TOTAL%
1) Essential11215.3
2) Important34446.9
3) Not important22931.2
4) Not a consideration446.0
5) Don't know40.5
Missing21 
TOTAL733100.0
109) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Motel-like sleeping facility (versus dorm-like). (RTREAT10)
TOTAL%
1) Essential9713.3
2) Important35047.8
3) Not important23331.8
4) Not a consideration466.3
5) Don't know60.8
Missing22 
TOTAL732100.0
110) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Indoor sleeping facility (versus camping). (RTREAT11)
TOTAL%
1) Essential21930.0
2) Important37251.0
3) Not important10514.4
4) Not a consideration263.6
5) Don't know71.0
Missing25 
TOTAL729100.0
111) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Swimming pool. (RTREAT12)
TOTAL%
1) Essential101.4
2) Important10214.0
3) Not important45462.3
4) Not a consideration15621.4
5) Don't know71.0
Missing25 
TOTAL729100.0
112) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Recreation activities. (RTREAT13)
TOTAL%
1) Essential496.7
2) Important35148.2
3) Not important25434.9
4) Not a consideration699.5
5) Don't know50.7
Missing26 
TOTAL728100.0
113) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Exercise room. (RTREAT14)
TOTAL%
1) Essential131.8
2) Important10714.7
3) Not important46663.8
4) Not a consideration13919.0
5) Don't know50.7
Missing24 
TOTAL730100.0
114) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Walking trails. (RTREAT15)
TOTAL%
1) Essential7510.2
2) Important46463.1
3) Not important14820.1
4) Not a consideration425.7
5) Don't know60.8
Missing19 
TOTAL735100.0
115) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Rural setting. (RTREAT16)
TOTAL%
1) Essential598.1
2) Important35849.1
3) Not important24533.6
4) Not a consideration628.5
5) Don't know50.7
Missing25 
TOTAL729100.0
116) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Boating/sailing/yachting. (RTREAT17)
TOTAL%
1) Essential40.5
2) Important496.7
3) Not important46463.6
4) Not a consideration20528.1
5) Don't know71.0
Missing25 
TOTAL729100.0
117) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Private group kitchen for meals or snacks. (RTREAT18)
TOTAL%
1) Essential283.9
2) Important27838.2
3) Not important33846.5
4) Not a consideration7910.9
5) Don't know40.6
Missing27 
TOTAL727100.0
118) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Meals provided by the host facility. (RTREAT19)
TOTAL%
1) Essential18425.1
2) Important41356.3
3) Not important10714.6
4) Not a consideration253.4
5) Don't know40.5
Missing21 
TOTAL733100.0
119) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Picnic facilities. (RTREAT20)
TOTAL%
1) Essential91.2
2) Important15721.8
3) Not important43860.7
4) Not a consideration10915.1
5) Don't know81.1
Missing33 
TOTAL721100.0
120) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Within 100 miles of our church. (RTREAT21)
TOTAL%
1) Essential12417.2
2) Important33746.6
3) Not important20628.5
4) Not a consideration506.9
5) Don't know60.8
Missing31 
TOTAL723100.0
121) How important would it be to you, personally, that the location of an overnight church retreat you were to attend had the following facility or feature? Presbyterian affiliation. (RTREAT22)
TOTAL%
1) Essential253.7
2) Important14421.3
3) Not important39258.1
4) Not a consideration10816.0
5) Don't know60.9
Missing79 
TOTAL675100.0
122) How many church related retreats and/or camps have you attended in the past year? (ATNDRTRT)
TOTAL%
0) None15922.0
1) 118425.4
2) 217223.8
3) 310714.8
4) 4547.5
5) 5273.7
6) 671.0
7) 740.6
8) 850.7
10) 1020.3
11) 1110.1
15) 1510.1
Missing31 
TOTAL723100.0
123) Does your congregation have a full-time pastor or co-pastor (senior/solo/associate)? (CNGTN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked10914.5
1) Checked64585.5
TOTAL754100.0
124) Does your congregation have a part-time pastor or co-pastor (senior/solo/associate)? (CNGTN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62582.9
1) Checked12917.1
TOTAL754100.0
125) Does your congregation have a interim pastor? (CNGTN3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66588.2
1) Checked8911.8
TOTAL754100.0
126) Does your congregation have a full-time director of education? (CNGTN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55373.3
1) Checked20126.7
TOTAL754100.0
127) Does your congregation have a part-time director of education? (CNGTN5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60079.6
1) Checked15420.4
TOTAL754100.0
128) Does your congregation have a full-time youth minister? (CNGTN6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56074.3
1) Checked19425.7
TOTAL754100.0
129) Does your congregation have a part-time youth minister? (CNGTN7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62482.8
1) Checked13017.2
TOTAL754100.0
130) Does your congregation have a Christian education committee? (CNGTN8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20627.3
1) Checked54872.7
TOTAL754100.0
131) Does your congregation have a sub-committee on adult Christian education? (CNGTN9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50466.8
1) Checked25033.2
TOTAL754100.0
132) Does your congregation have a consultant in adult education, used regularly by your congregation? (CNGTN10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71194.3
1) Checked435.7
TOTAL754100.0
133) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper67289.1
2) Web8210.9
TOTAL754100.0
134) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (WHENORD)
TOTAL%
48) 10.1
52) 10.1
53) 30.4
54) 10.1
55) 30.4
56) 10.1
57) 30.4
58) 50.7
59) 60.8
60) 111.5
61) 141.9
62) 141.9
63) 152.0
64) 192.5
65) 162.1
66) 121.6
67) 202.7
68) 141.9
69) 162.1
70) 81.1
71) 192.5
72) 304.0
73) 172.3
74) 182.4
75) 243.2
76) 152.0
77) 212.8
78) 192.5
79) 304.0
80) 233.1
81) 212.8
82) 233.1
83) 212.8
84) 293.9
85) 192.5
86) 243.2
87) 293.9
88) 141.9
89) 212.8
90) 141.9
91) 121.6
92) 182.4
93) 222.9
94) 222.9
95) 131.7
96) 182.4
97) 162.1
98) 121.6
Missing7 
TOTAL747100.0
135) 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) Baptist1318.6
2) Disciples of Christ22.9
5) Methodist11.4
6) Presbyterian3854.3
7) Other Presbyterian22.9
8) Reformed45.7
10) United Church of Christ11.4
12) Other11.4
66) Reformed Church in America11.4
70) Other57.1
73) Canadian Presbyterian11.4
74) UPC11.4
Missing684 
TOTAL70100.0
136) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (Check the appropriate box) (ENRLPRES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes628.4
2) No67291.6
Missing20 
TOTAL734100.0
137) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], degree: (ENRLDEGR)
TOTAL%
1) M.C.E./M.R.E.23.6
3) THM-STM11.8
4) D.Min4376.8
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.610.7
6) Other47.1
Missing698 
TOTAL56100.0
138) [IF YES TO ENRLPRES], school: (ENRLSCHO)
TOTAL%
5) Austin36.3
8) Bethel24.2
16) Claremont12.1
18) Columbia1020.8
30) Fuller48.3
33) Gordon Conwell12.1
41) Louisville Pts24.2
43) Lutheran Pa12.1
45) McCormick510.4
52) New Brunswick12.1
57) NW Lutheran Theo12.1
63) Pittsburgh24.2
65) Princeton24.2
66) Reformed24.2
68) San Francisco24.2
74) Trinity Evangelical12.1
78) Union VA24.2
99) Other612.5
Missing706 
TOTAL48100.0
139) 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) Yes22530.6
2) No51069.4
Missing19 
TOTAL735100.0
140) 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 degree81.1
48) 4810.1
52) 5210.1
53) 5320.3
54) 5410.1
55) 5530.4
56) 5620.3
57) 5750.7
58) 5850.7
59) 5970.9
60) 60121.6
61) 61152.0
62) 62131.8
63) 63182.4
64) 64182.4
65) 65162.2
66) 66131.8
67) 67182.4
68) 68162.2
69) 69182.4
70) 7050.7
71) 71283.8
72) 72263.5
73) 73202.7
74) 74131.8
75) 75243.3
76) 76121.6
77) 77202.7
78) 78253.4
79) 79304.1
80) 80192.6
81) 81172.3
82) 82212.8
83) 83293.9
84) 84273.7
85) 85192.6
86) 86253.4
87) 87223.0
88) 88212.8
89) 89152.0
90) 90172.3
91) 91111.5
92) 92243.3
93) 93162.2
94) 94192.6
95) 9591.2
96) 96152.0
97) 97141.9
98) 9830.4
Missing16 
TOTAL738100.0
141) [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
TOTAL72051.3524
142) 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) Yes28338.5
2) No45361.5
Missing18 
TOTAL736100.0
143) [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 checked64498.3
1) Checked111.7
Missing99 
TOTAL655100.0
144) [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) 16.7
62) 16.7
63) 320.0
64) 16.7
67) 16.7
68) 16.7
69) 16.7
72) 213.3
77) 16.7
84) 16.7
85) 16.7
86) 16.7
Missing739 
TOTAL15100.0
145) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received M.C.E./M.R.E. (OYR_MCE)
TOTAL%
41) Louisville Pts16.7
51) Nazarene16.7
64) PSCE746.7
65) Princeton320.0
75) Union/Auburn16.7
99) Other213.3
Missing739 
TOTAL15100.0
146) [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 checked61593.6
1) Checked426.4
Missing97 
TOTAL657100.0
147) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received M.A. (OSCH_MA)
TOTAL%
55) 24.3
58) 12.2
61) 12.2
62) 12.2
64) 12.2
66) 36.5
68) 12.2
69) 12.2
70) 24.3
72) 12.2
73) 24.3
74) 510.9
75) 12.2
78) 24.3
79) 12.2
80) 12.2
81) 24.3
82) 12.2
83) 36.5
84) 12.2
85) 24.3
86) 12.2
88) 12.2
89) 510.9
90) 24.3
94) 24.3
Missing708 
TOTAL46100.0
148) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received M.A. (OYR_MA)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont24.4
18) Columbia24.4
22) Dubuque12.2
30) Fuller12.2
31) Garrett Evangelical12.2
41) Louisville Pts12.2
48) Methodist12.2
53) New York12.2
63) Pittsburgh12.2
64) PSCE1431.1
68) San Francisco12.2
88) Yale24.4
99) Other1737.8
Missing709 
TOTAL45100.0
149) [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 checked61092.8
1) Checked477.2
Missing97 
TOTAL657100.0
150) [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) 11.9
62) 23.8
63) 11.9
64) 23.8
65) 35.7
66) 23.8
67) 611.3
68) 23.8
69) 35.7
70) 11.9
71) 23.8
72) 23.8
73) 23.8
74) 23.8
75) 11.9
76) 11.9
77) 11.9
79) 11.9
80) 23.8
81) 11.9
82) 11.9
85) 23.8
87) 23.8
89) 35.7
90) 23.8
91) 11.9
92) 23.8
93) 11.9
98) 11.9
Missing701 
TOTAL53100.0
151) [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
16) Claremont11.8
18) Columbia59.1
22) Dubuque23.6
30) Fuller11.8
34) Harvard University11.8
45) McCormick23.6
53) New York35.5
61) Perkins11.8
65) Princeton2138.2
68) San Francisco23.6
75) Union-Auburn23.6
78) Union VA35.5
88) Yale35.5
99) Other712.7
Missing699 
TOTAL55100.0
152) [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 checked52076.2
1) Checked16223.8
Missing72 
TOTAL682100.0
153) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received D.Min. (OSCH_DMN)
TOTAL%
63) 10.5
69) 10.5
70) 21.1
72) 10.5
75) 52.7
76) 73.8
77) 52.7
78) 52.7
79) 63.3
80) 137.1
81) 52.7
82) 116.0
83) 94.9
84) 73.8
85) 84.4
86) 52.7
87) 52.7
88) 42.2
89) 73.8
90) 137.1
91) 94.9
92) 94.9
93) 52.7
94) 63.3
95) 94.9
96) 84.4
97) 21.1
98) 84.4
99) 63.3
Missing572 
TOTAL182100.0
154) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - school received D.Min. (OYR_DMN)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton10.6
4) Ashland10.6
5) Austin84.5
8) Bethel10.6
11) Candler10.6
14) Chicago Theo10.6
15) Christian Theo21.1
16) Claremont10.6
17) Colgate Rochester10.6
18) Columbia179.5
20) Covenant10.6
21) Drew10.6
22) Dubuque10.6
24) Eastern Baptist52.8
25) Eden21.1
30) Fuller147.8
33) Gordon Conwell21.1
34) Harvard University10.6
41) Louisville Pts73.9
45) McCormick3519.6
53) New York10.6
63) Pittsburgh137.3
65) Princeton126.7
68) San Francisco147.8
71) St Mary's10.6
75) Union-Auburn10.6
77) United Theo MN31.7
78) Union VA1810.1
81) Vanderbilt21.1
84) Western Theo Sem21.1
85) Westminster10.6
89) Emory10.6
99) Other73.9
Missing575 
TOTAL179100.0
155) [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 checked61594.0
1) Checked396.0
Missing100 
TOTAL654100.0
156) [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) 37.3
66) 12.4
68) 12.4
69) 12.4
70) 12.4
72) 12.4
73) 37.3
74) 24.9
76) 37.3
79) 24.9
80) 12.4
81) 24.9
82) 49.8
83) 37.3
87) 24.9
90) 12.4
91) 24.9
92) 24.9
94) 24.9
97) 37.3
Missing713 
TOTAL41100.0
157) [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%
2) Andover Newton12.5
16) Claremont12.5
18) Columbia12.5
23) Duke University512.5
45) McCormick12.5
63) Pittsburgh12.5
65) Princeton25.0
68) San Francisco12.5
75) Union-Auburn12.5
78) Union VA37.5
79) University of Notre Dame12.5
81) Vanderbilt12.5
88) Yale37.5
99) Other1845.0
Missing714 
TOTAL40100.0
158) [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 checked63797.1
1) Checked192.9
Missing98 
TOTAL656100.0
159) [IF YES TO OTH_DEG] Please indicate the degree(s), year(s) received, and school(s) - year received other degree (OSCH_OTH)
TOTAL%
60) 15.9
64) 15.9
67) 15.9
71) 15.9
74) 15.9
79) 15.9
80) 15.9
81) 211.8
84) 211.8
90) 15.9
91) 15.9
93) 15.9
94) 15.9
95) 15.9
98) 15.9
Missing737 
TOTAL17100.0
160) [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
65) Princeton15.6
71) St Mary's15.6
78) Union VA15.6
99) Other1372.2
Missing736 
TOTAL18100.0
161) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (HIGH_DEG)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school10.1
3) Some college10.1
4) College graduate45362.1
5) Some graduate work11615.9
6) Graduate degree15821.7
Missing25 
TOTAL729100.0
162) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - First response (EMP_CAT1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation61482.5
2) Non-parish job or ministry10814.5
3) Unemployed50.7
4) Retired from active ministry172.3
Missing10 
TOTAL744100.0
163) What category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? (Check all that apply) - Second response (EMP_CAT2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job2689.7
4) Retired from active ministry310.3
Missing725 
TOTAL29100.0
164) 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-time53787.5
2) Part-time7712.5
Missing140 
TOTAL614100.0
165) [IF PART-TIME FOR VARIABLE PSTR_TIME] specify hours per week. (PSTRPART)
TOTAL%
1) 22.6
2) 11.3
4) 11.3
5) 11.3
6) 11.3
8) 11.3
10) 56.5
11) 11.3
12) 11.3
14) 11.3
15) 67.8
16) 11.3
17) 11.3
18) 11.3
20) 810.4
22) 11.3
23) 11.3
24) 1013.0
25) 33.9
27) 11.3
28) 33.9
29) 11.3
30) 1316.9
32) 11.3
33) 11.3
34) 11.3
35) 56.5
39) 11.3
40) 22.6
50) 11.3
Missing677 
TOTAL77100.0
166) 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 Pastor26142.0
2) Senior Pastor14623.5
3) Asst-Asso Pastor12920.8
4) Co-Pastor315.0
5) Stated-Temp Supply193.1
6) Designated Pastor30.5
7) Interim Pastor203.2
8) Tentmaker10.2
9) Paid Parish Associate71.1
10) Other40.6
Missing133 
TOTAL621100.0
167) 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 Pastor58.1
2) Senior Pastor1016.1
3) Asst Asso Pastor58.1
5) Stated-Temp Supply1727.4
6) Designated Pastor58.1
7) Interim Pastor1016.1
8) Tentmaker34.8
9) Paid Parish Associate46.5
10) Other34.8
Missing692 
TOTAL62100.0
168) 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) One57093.1
2) Two or more426.9
Missing142 
TOTAL612100.0
169) [IF "TWO OR MORE" TO PSTR_NUM1] How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (PSTRNUM2)
TOTAL%
2) 2670.3
3) 718.9
4) 25.4
5) 25.4
Missing717 
TOTAL37100.0
170) [IF "TWO OR MORE" TO PSTR_NUM1] Are some or all of these congregations yoked as a larger parish? (PSTRYOKE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1332.5
2) No2767.5
Missing714 
TOTAL40100.0
171) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? Write the combined membership if you serve two or more. (CONGMEMB)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6122697.95347805
172) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, is your non-parish job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NPAR_FUL)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time11067.5
2) Part-time5332.5
Missing591 
TOTAL163100.0
173) If you are currently employed part time in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, specify hours per week. (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NPAR_PAR)
TOTAL%
4) 11.9
5) 35.8
6) 23.8
7) 23.8
8) 47.7
9) 11.9
10) 815.4
12) 35.8
15) 23.8
16) 35.8
18) 11.9
20) 47.7
24) 23.8
25) 23.8
28) 11.9
30) 611.5
32) 23.8
35) 11.9
37) 11.9
40) 11.9
50) 11.9
99) 11.9
Missing702 
TOTAL52100.0
174) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of non-parish job or ministry are you currently employed? (Check all that apply) - First response (NPAR_JB1)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff educ instit3825.2
2) Chaplain2919.2
3) Missionary21.3
4) National staff2315.2
5) Staff ecumenical64.0
6) Professional pastoral counselor85.3
7) Other employment4529.8
Missing603 
TOTAL151100.0
175) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of non-parish job or ministry are you currently employed? (Check all that apply) - Second response (NPAR_JB2)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff educ instit15.9
2) Chaplain423.5
4) National Staff15.9
5) Staff ecumenical211.8
6) Professional pastoral counselor211.8
7) Other employment741.2
Missing737 
TOTAL17100.0
176) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of institution do you work? (Check all that apply) - First response (NPAR_IN1)
TOTAL%
1) Military85.0
2) Civilian74.4
3) Elementary/middle/ high school148.8
4) College/university2113.1
5) Seminary/theo school116.9
6) Hospital/med fac2113.1
7) Church/religious body3220.0
8) Other non-profit2012.5
9) For-profit1710.6
10) Other95.6
Missing594 
TOTAL160100.0
177) If you are currently employed in one or more non-parish jobs or ministries, in what type of institution do you work? (Check all that apply) - Second response (NPAR_IN2)
TOTAL%
3) Elementary/middle/high school17.7
4) College/university17.7
7) Church/religious body323.1
8) Other non-profit323.1
9) For-Profit215.4
10) Other323.1
Missing741 
TOTAL13100.0
178) 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) Yes5736.8
2) No9863.2
Missing599 
TOTAL155100.0
179) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
TOTAL%
0) 0101.4
1) 1101.4
2) 230.4
4) 450.7
6) 620.3
7) 720.3
8) 840.5
9) 971.0
10) 10192.6
11) 11192.6
12) 1220127.3
13) 138511.5
14) 14567.6
15) 15324.3
16) 16162.2
17) 17152.0
18) 1891.2
19) 1981.1
20) 20131.8
21) 21111.5
22) 22223.0
23) 23162.2
24) 24162.2
25) 25162.2
26) 26152.0
27) 2771.0
28) 2881.1
29) 29101.4
30) 30152.0
31) 3181.1
32) 3240.5
33) 3350.7
34) 3430.4
35) 3540.5
36) 3630.4
37) 3740.5
39) 3930.4
40) 4020.3
45) 4530.4
47) 4710.1
50) 5030.4
53) 5310.1
54) 5410.1
65) 6510.1
96) Very young-can't remember375.0
99) Don't know10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL736100.0
180) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active41956.5
2) Generally active12717.1
3) Somewhat active618.2
4) Not very active587.8
5) Not active at all7510.1
6) Don't know10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL741100.0
181) 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) Baptist486.6
2) Disciples of Christ20.3
3) Episcopal91.2
4) Lutheran162.2
5) Methodist425.7
6) Presbyterian49667.9
7) Other Presbyterian141.9
8) Reformed172.3
9) Roman Catholic202.7
10) UCC141.9
11) Independent/non-denom131.8
12) Other334.5
13) None20.3
70) Other50.7
Missing23 
TOTAL731100.0
182) 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) Yes17624.4
2) No54675.6
Missing32 
TOTAL722100.0
183) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST2)
TOTAL%
0) 10.5
1) 10757.2
2) 5529.4
3) 126.4
4) 52.7
5) 42.1
6) 10.5
7) 10.5
10) 10.5
Missing567 
TOTAL187100.0
184) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63997.9
1) Checked142.1
Missing101 
TOTAL653100.0
185) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64999.2
1) Checked50.8
Missing100 
TOTAL654100.0
186) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65199.7
1) Checked20.3
Missing101 
TOTAL653100.0
187) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65299.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing101 
TOTAL653100.0
188) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64798.9
1) Checked71.1
Missing100 
TOTAL654100.0
189) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64899.1
1) Checked60.9
Missing100 
TOTAL654100.0
190) [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 checked60892.4
1) Checked507.6
Missing96 
TOTAL658100.0
191) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
0) All Other53780.5
1) Grandchild20.3
2) Distant ancestor30.4
3) Aunt/Uncle172.5
4) Niece/nephew40.6
5) Cousin406.0
8) Spouse274.0
9) In-law375.5
Missing87 
TOTAL667100.0
192) 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) Yes23334.3
2) No44665.7
Missing75 
TOTAL679100.0
193) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH2)
TOTAL%
1) 12958.6
2) 4018.2
3) 2310.5
4) 146.4
5) 73.2
6) 20.9
7) 10.5
9) 10.5
10) 20.9
15) 10.5
Missing534 
TOTAL220100.0
194) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60192.0
1) Checked528.0
Missing101 
TOTAL653100.0
195) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63796.8
1) Checked213.2
Missing96 
TOTAL658100.0
196) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCHRC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59791.0
1) Checked599.0
Missing98 
TOTAL656100.0
197) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64598.0
1) Checked132.0
Missing96 
TOTAL658100.0
198) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65299.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing101 
TOTAL653100.0
199) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65199.5
1) Checked30.5
Missing100 
TOTAL654100.0
200) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - A brother or sister (SIBCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63497.1
1) Checked192.9
Missing101 
TOTAL653100.0
201) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other52778.1
2) Distant ancestor588.6
3) Aunt/uncle629.2
4) Niece/nephew10.1
5) Cousin81.2
8) Spouse60.9
9) In-law131.9
Missing79 
TOTAL675100.0
202) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative182.4
2) Conservative18024.4
3) Moderate29339.8
4) Liberal20127.3
5) Very Liberal456.1
Missing17 
TOTAL737100.0
203) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70198.9
2) No81.1
Missing45 
TOTAL709100.0
204) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it46064.8
2) Almost all of it9713.7
3) Most of it10114.2
4) Some of it395.5
5) Only a very small amount10.1
6) Not sure121.7
Missing44 
TOTAL710100.0
205) 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 world81.1
2) Is a true account of how God created the world40757.2
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created29741.7
Missing42 
TOTAL712100.0
206) Which statement best summarizes your view of the Bible? (Check one box) (BIBL_ACC)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is entirely accurate without error of any kind.7210.0
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history39855.3
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters25034.7
Missing34 
TOTAL720100.0
207) 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 agree162.1
2) Agree405.4
3) Not sure152.0
4) Disagree39452.9
5) Strongly disagree28037.6
Missing9 
TOTAL745100.0
208) 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 agree91.2
2) Agree618.2
3) Not sure405.4
4) Disagree31642.4
5) Strongly disagree31942.8
Missing9 
TOTAL745100.0
209) 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 agree57477.6
2) Agree12516.9
3) Not sure314.2
4) Disagree81.1
5) Strongly disagree20.3
Missing14 
TOTAL740100.0
210) 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 agree32443.7
2) Agree18725.2
3) Not sure425.7
4) Disagree14920.1
5) Strongly disagree395.3
Missing13 
TOTAL741100.0
211) 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 agree12016.3
2) Agree10814.7
3) Not sure11916.2
4) Disagree23732.2
5) Strongly disagree15220.7
Missing18 
TOTAL736100.0
212) 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 agree45561.3
2) Agree27937.6
3) Not sure30.4
4) Disagree40.5
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing12 
TOTAL742100.0
213) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22330.2
2) Agree20127.2
3) Not sure9813.3
4) Disagree13818.7
5) Strongly disagree7810.6
Missing16 
TOTAL738100.0
214) 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 agree25534.6
2) Agree20127.2
3) Not sure15120.5
4) Disagree8811.9
5) Strongly disagree435.8
Missing16 
TOTAL738100.0
215) 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 daily36849.5
2) Several times a week23832.0
3) Weekly7510.1
4) Several times a month405.4
5) Once a month91.2
6) Several times a year111.5
7) Once a year or less30.4
Missing10 
TOTAL744100.0
216) 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 daily628.4
2) Several times a week14719.9
3) Weekly21829.5
4) Several times a month10213.8
5) Once a month354.7
6) Several times a year10414.1
7) Once a year or less314.2
8) Never395.3
Missing16 
TOTAL738100.0
217) 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 daily192.6
2) Several times a week9813.3
3) Weekly32043.5
4) Several times a month8411.4
5) Once a month537.2
6) Several times a year8711.8
7) Once a year or less405.4
8) Never354.8
Missing18 
TOTAL736100.0
218) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily62284.2
2) Several times a week8111.0
3) Weekly182.4
4) Several times a month81.1
5) Once a month40.5
6) Several times a year50.7
8) Never10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL739100.0
219) 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 daily37850.9
2) Several times a week18024.2
3) Weekly9813.2
4) Several times a month354.7
5) Once a month91.2
6) Several times a year273.6
7) Once a year or less50.7
8) Never111.5
Missing11 
TOTAL743100.0
220) 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 daily283.8
2) Several times a week577.8
3) Weekly21529.3
4) Several times a month699.4
5) Once a month567.6
6) Several times a year11615.8
7) Once a year or less8311.3
8) Never11115.1
Missing19 
TOTAL735100.0
221) Do you believe that Jesus will return to earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55176.0
2) No709.7
3) Not Sure10414.3
Missing29 
TOTAL725100.0
222) [IF YES TO JES_RTRN] Do you think that Jesus's return is more likely in 2000, less likely in 2000, or about as likely then as in any other year? (RTRN2000)
TOTAL%
1) More likely in 200030.5
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year43771.6
3) Less likely in 2000223.6
4) No opinion14824.3
Missing144 
TOTAL610100.0
223) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31442.7
2) No42157.3
Missing19 
TOTAL735100.0
224) [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) Yes20850.4
2) No20549.6
Missing341 
TOTAL413100.0
225) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home177.3
2) Spend time with family177.3
3) Party4619.7
4) Work62.6
5) Attend church13156.2
6) Vacation/travel83.4
9) Undecided/Not sure83.4
Missing521 
TOTAL233100.0
226) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
4) Work125.0
5) Attend church375.0
Missing750 
TOTAL4100.0
227) 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, definitely12016.3
2) Yes, probably8511.5
3) No, probably not27437.2
4) No, definitely not9212.5
5) Don't know16622.5
Missing17 
TOTAL737100.0
228) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in U.S. society generally? (Y2KSOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Very major10.1
2) Major121.6
3) Minor39052.4
4) Very minor28638.4
5) None at all375.0
6) No opinion182.4
Missing10 
TOTAL744100.0
229) 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) Major81.1
3) Minor34646.6
4) Very minor31842.9
5) None at all537.1
6) No opinion162.2
Missing12 
TOTAL742100.0
230) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in your local church? (Y2KCRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very major20.3
2) Major50.7
3) Minor17523.6
4) Very minor27737.3
5) None at all27136.5
6) No opinion131.7
Missing11 
TOTAL743100.0
231) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000 - in your own personal life? (Y2KLIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Very major20.3
2) Major30.4
3) Minor19726.5
4) Very minor33545.1
5) None at all19426.1
6) No opinion121.6
Missing11 
TOTAL743100.0
232) What is your sex? (SEX2)
TOTAL%
1) Female17022.8
2) Male57577.2
Missing9 
TOTAL745100.0
233) What is your present age? (AGE2)
TOTAL%
27) 10.1
28) 40.5
29) 10.1
30) 40.5
31) 30.4
32) 30.4
33) 81.1
34) 40.5
35) 81.1
36) 91.2
37) 172.3
38) 101.3
39) 192.6
40) 111.5
41) 131.7
42) 283.8
43) 283.8
44) 212.8
45) 253.4
46) 354.7
47) 293.9
48) 253.4
49) 283.8
50) 344.6
51) 304.0
52) 273.6
53) 304.0
54) 91.2
55) 324.3
56) 233.1
57) 263.5
58) 162.2
59) 273.6
60) 192.6
61) 223.0
62) 253.4
63) 162.2
64) 152.0
65) 192.6
66) 111.5
67) 40.5
68) 70.9
69) 70.9
70) 30.4
71) 20.3
72) 20.3
73) 10.1
76) 10.1
80) 10.1
82) 10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL744100.0
234) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm496.6
2) On a farm40.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)22830.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)10814.6
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city598.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000)13918.7
7) In a suburb near a large city15520.9
Missing12 
TOTAL742100.0
235) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married66289.1
2) Not married8110.9
Missing11 
TOTAL743100.0
236) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) Never married3846.3
2) Yes, now widowed1012.2
3) Yes, now divorced3239.0
4) Both widowed and divorced22.4
Missing672 
TOTAL82100.0
237) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Spouse's educational level (EDUCSPOU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school10.2
4) High school diploma132.0
5) Some college6410.0
6) Graduated from college18428.6
7) Some grad work7411.5
8) Grad degree30747.7
Missing111 
TOTAL643100.0
238) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No55484.1
2) Yes, was widowed50.8
3) Yes, was divorced9915.0
4) Both widowed and divorced10.2
Missing95 
TOTAL659100.0
239) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time31948.6
2) Employed part-time13720.9
3) Self-employed456.9
4) Unemployed182.7
5) Retired416.3
6) Full-time homemaker8412.8
7) Student81.2
8) Other40.6
Missing98 
TOTAL656100.0
240) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time11.5
2) Employed part-time57.6
3) Self-employed1725.8
5) Retired57.6
6) Full-time homemaker2334.8
7) Student812.1
8) Other710.6
Missing688 
TOTAL66100.0
241) 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) 30.6
1) 10.2
4) 30.6
5) 20.4
6) 51.0
8) 40.8
10) 91.8
12) 71.4
15) 122.4
16) 51.0
18) 51.0
19) 10.2
20) 316.1
21) 10.2
24) 81.6
25) 173.3
27) 10.2
28) 40.8
29) 10.2
30) 367.1
32) 61.2
33) 20.4
35) 214.1
36) 30.6
37) 10.2
38) 40.8
40) 11322.2
42) 71.4
43) 30.6
44) 20.4
45) 367.1
47) 10.2
48) 51.0
50) 6412.6
53) 10.2
55) 224.3
56) 10.2
58) 10.2
60) 397.7
65) 61.2
70) 91.8
75) 10.2
80) 30.6
86) 10.2
99) 10.2
Missing245 
TOTAL509100.0
242) 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) Baptist599.0
2) Disciples of Christ81.2
3) Episcopalian324.9
4) Lutheran314.7
5) Methodist7711.7
6) Presbyterian28543.2
7) Other Presbyterian101.5
8) Reformed162.4
9) Roman Catholic477.1
10) United Church of Christ284.2
11) Independent non-denom213.2
12) Other456.8
Missing95 
TOTAL659100.0
243) 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) Episcopal40.6
4) Lutheran50.8
5) Methodist50.8
6) Presbyterian58693.8
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
9) Roman Catholic71.1
10) United Church of Christ61.0
11) Independent non-denom30.5
12) Other81.3
Missing129 
TOTAL625100.0
244) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUWORS)
TOTAL%
1) Never203.0
2) Less than once a year81.2
3) Once or twice a year162.4
4) Several times a year162.4
5) Once a month213.2
6) 2-3 times a month294.4
7) Nearly every week12719.3
8) Every week42063.9
Missing97 
TOTAL657100.0
245) Is your husband or wife a member of the same congregation which you serve or attend? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47772.8
2) No17827.2
Missing99 
TOTAL655100.0
246) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPOUMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10616.1
2) No55483.9
Missing94 
TOTAL660100.0
247) 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 me2926.1
2) Pastoral position at other PCUSA Church3531.5
3) Staff of Presbytery, synod, or GA10.9
4) Serves another PCUSA institution32.7
5) Pastoral position other congregation54.5
6) Church-related non-parish min10.9
7) Secular job1210.8
8) Other2522.5
Missing643 
TOTAL111100.0
248) Which statements below, if any, apply to your husband or wife's current call? (Check all that apply) - Second response (SPOUCAL2)
TOTAL%
2) Pastoral position at other PCUSA Church116.7
3) Staff of a presby, synod, or GA233.3
7) Secular job116.7
8) Other233.3
Missing748 
TOTAL6100.0
249) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None10013.6
1) 17310.0
2) 232744.6
3) 315220.7
4) 4557.5
5) 5202.7
6) 640.5
7) 720.3
Missing21 
TOTAL733100.0
250) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat42357.1
2) Independent12516.9
3) Republican17824.0
4) Other152.0
Missing13 
TOTAL741100.0
251) 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) Live alone618.2
2) Two of us32644.0
3) Three of us15220.5
4) Four of us13818.6
5) Five of us547.3
6) Six of us91.2
7) Seven or more of us10.1
Missing13 
TOTAL741100.0
252) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None15864.0
1) 16124.7
2) 22610.5
3) 320.8
Missing507 
TOTAL247100.0
253) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 6-12 years of age? (HH_6-12)
TOTAL%
0) None15952.3
1) 19932.6
2) 23812.5
3) 382.6
Missing450 
TOTAL304100.0
254) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 13-17 years of age? (HH_13-17)
TOTAL%
0) None14945.7
1) 113541.4
2) 23811.7
3) 330.9
4) 410.3
Missing428 
TOTAL326100.0
255) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 18-24 years of age? (HH_18-24)
TOTAL%
0) None15570.1
1) 15223.5
2) 2146.3
Missing533 
TOTAL221100.0
256) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25UP)
TOTAL%
0) None81.1
1) 1679.4
2) 261285.8
3) 3233.2
4) 430.4
Missing41 
TOTAL713100.0
257) 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 adult587.9
2) Single parent111.5
3) Married no kids30040.9
4) Married with kids33345.4
5) Some other arrangement (Please describe your household here)314.2
Missing21 
TOTAL733100.0
258) Is the home in which you currently live: (HOM_NOW)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you527.0
2) Owned by you clear567.6
3) Owned with mortgage48265.1
4) Owned by your congregation13518.2
5) Other152.0
Missing14 
TOTAL740100.0
259) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house38551.7
2) Diff house, same county8211.0
3) Diff county, same state739.8
4) Diff state19826.6
5) Diff country60.8
Missing10 
TOTAL744100.0
260) 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
TOTAL74133.06317
261) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White72096.9
2) Black50.7
3) Indian30.4
4) Asian81.1
5) Hispanic50.7
6) Some other race20.3
Missing11 
TOTAL743100.0
262) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian956.3
4) Asian212.5
5) Hispanic212.5
6) Some other race318.8
Missing738 
TOTAL16100.0
263) 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-14,99920.3
3) $15K-19,99920.3
4) $20K-29,999304.1
5) $30K-39,999739.9
6) $40K-49,99910514.2
7) $50K-59,99911515.6
8) $60K-69,99910414.1
9) $70K-79,9997510.2
10) $80K-89,999689.2
11) $90K-99,999608.1
12) $100K-124,999567.6
13) $125K-149,999202.7
14) $150K+273.7
Missing17 
TOTAL737100.0
264) 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
TOTAL7224340.0017785
265) 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
TOTAL5091382.3326773
266) 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
TOTAL643676.6355613
267) 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) $013518.7
2) $1-509413.0
3) $51-100689.4
4) $101-50020828.8
5) $501-10007910.9
6) $1001-2000486.6
7) $2001+9012.5
Missing32 
TOTAL722100.0
268) 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) $0273.7
2) $1-508912.1
3) $51-10013218.0
4) $101-50029940.8
5) $501-10009713.2
6) $1001-2000476.4
7) $2001 or more\$2001+L425.7
Missing21 
TOTAL733100.0
269) [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) 14.0
3) 312.0
4) 14.0
5) 14.0
6) 14.0
7) 520.0
8) 416.0
10) 520.0
12) 14.0
13) 14.0
17) 14.0
Missing729 
TOTAL25100.0
270) No degree (NODEGREE)
TOTAL%
1) 4100.0
Missing750 
TOTAL4100.0
271) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors58678.4
4) Spec Clergy16121.6
Missing7 
TOTAL747100.0
272) Age group (AGEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 409112.2
2) 40-4924332.7
3) 50-5925434.1
4) 60 or older15621.0
Missing10 
TOTAL744100.0
273) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast15320.4
2) Midwest20527.4
3) South27336.4
4) West11815.8
Missing5 
TOTAL749100.0
274) I-AGE: [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]What was your age at that time (approximately)? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 4057996.8
2) 40-49101.7
3) 50-6491.5
Missing156 
TOTAL598100.0
275) I-GENDER: [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What was the gender of those who participated? : Female (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35446.9
1) Checked40053.1
TOTAL754100.0
276) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1998? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00040.5
2) $20K-49,99920828.2
3) $50K-99,99942257.3
4) $100K+10314.0
Missing17 
TOTAL737100.0
277) I-PARTYID: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat42357.1
2) Independent12516.9
3) Republican17824.0
4) Other152.0
Missing13 
TOTAL741100.0
278) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White72096.9
2) Black50.7
3) Indian30.4
4) Asian81.1
5) Hispanic50.7
6) Some other race20.3
Missing11 
TOTAL743100.0
279) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast15320.4
2) Midwest20527.4
3) South27336.4
4) West11815.8
Missing5 
TOTAL749100.0