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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL42740617.822351
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) Yes28769.7
2) No9623.3
3) Don't remember297.0
Missing15 
TOTAL412100.0
3) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES]In what setting did this take place? (SETTING)
TOTAL%
1) Camp5819.5
2) Church school5016.8
3) Conference196.4
4) Home237.7
5) Retreat3812.8
6) Seminary20.7
7) Small Group217.0
8) Worship3110.4
9) Youth group268.7
10) Other (specify)3010.1
Missing129 
TOTAL298100.0
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 Checked33177.5
1) Checked9622.5
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked36986.4
1) Checked5813.6
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked32977.0
1) Checked9823.0
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked38890.9
1) Checked399.1
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked39091.3
1) Checked378.7
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked39893.2
1) Checked245.6
7) Camp counselor or other camp leadership40.9
8) Youth group leader or lay volunteer10.2
TOTAL427100.0
10) [ASK ONLY IF RELEXP=1 "YES"]What was your age at that time (approximately)? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26721.53614
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 extent13632.6
2) A great extent19847.5
3) Some extent7317.5
4) Slight extent81.9
5) Not at all20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL417100.0
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 extent5914.8
2) A great extent14536.4
3) Some extent13834.7
4) Slight extent379.3
5) Not at all143.5
6) Don't know51.3
Missing29 
TOTAL398100.0
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 extent5915.2
2) A great extent8822.6
3) Some extent9524.4
4) Slight extent5714.7
5) Not at all6617.0
6) Don't know246.2
Missing38 
TOTAL389100.0
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 extent348.7
2) A great extent8922.8
3) Some extent15840.4
4) Slight extent5413.8
5) Not at all328.2
6) Don't know246.1
Missing36 
TOTAL391100.0
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 extent287.2
2) A great extent6516.7
3) Some extent12231.3
4) Slight extent8020.5
5) Not at all6215.9
6) Don't know338.5
Missing37 
TOTAL390100.0
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 likely6415.8
2) Likely12631.1
3) Somewhat likely11728.9
4) Not very likely5413.3
5) Not at all likely389.4
6) Don't know61.5
Missing22 
TOTAL405100.0
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 likely4310.6
2) Likely13132.3
3) Somewhat likely13032.0
4) Not very likely6616.3
5) Not at all likely286.9
6) Don't know82.0
Missing21 
TOTAL406100.0
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 likely133.3
2) Likely9323.6
3) Somewhat likely12431.5
4) Not very likely10526.6
5) Not at all likely4711.9
6) Don't know123.0
Missing33 
TOTAL394100.0
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 likely297.2
2) Likely7518.7
3) Somewhat likely13132.7
4) Not very likely10526.2
5) Not at all likely4711.7
6) Don't know143.5
Missing26 
TOTAL401100.0
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 likely328.0
2) Likely8220.6
3) Somewhat likely13032.6
4) Not very likely9523.8
5) Not at all likely5313.3
6) Don't know71.8
Missing28 
TOTAL399100.0
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 likely143.5
2) Likely348.6
3) Somewhat likely6616.6
4) Not very likely10526.4
5) Not at all likely15739.5
6) Don't know215.3
Missing30 
TOTAL397100.0
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 likely56.9
2) Likely11.4
3) Somewhat likely22.8
4) Not very likely34.2
5) Not at all likely1723.6
6) Don't know2331.9
7) Spiritual formation2027.8
8) Mission Trip11.4
Missing355 
TOTAL72100.0
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 Checked16338.2
1) Checked26461.8
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked29669.3
1) Checked13130.7
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked36284.8
1) Checked6515.2
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked34580.8
1) Checked8219.2
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked36785.9
1) Checked6014.1
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked33778.9
1) Checked9021.1
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked38991.1
1) Checked388.9
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked35984.1
1) Checked6815.9
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked36585.5
1) Checked6214.5
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked34881.5
1) Checked7918.5
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked26562.1
1) Checked16237.9
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked36585.5
1) Checked6214.5
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked39993.4
1) Checked286.6
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked41897.9
1) Checked92.1
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked41897.9
1) Checked92.1
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked22853.4
1) Checked19946.6
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked35482.9
1) Checked7317.1
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked32977.0
1) Checked9823.0
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked33778.9
1) Checked9021.1
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked36886.2
1) Checked5913.8
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked34781.3
1) Checked8018.7
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked42699.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked38790.6
1) Checked409.4
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked24056.2
1) Checked18743.8
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked38690.4
1) Checked419.6
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked37487.6
1) Checked5312.4
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked41797.7
1) Checked102.3
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked41396.7
1) Checked143.3
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked30270.7
1) Checked12529.3
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked39091.3
1) Checked378.7
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked5713.3
1) Checked37086.7
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked29970.0
1) Checked12830.0
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked39592.5
1) Checked327.5
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked42198.6
1) Checked61.4
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked37788.3
1) Checked5011.7
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked41797.7
1) Checked102.3
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked42399.1
1) Checked40.9
TOTAL427100.0
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 Checked7417.3
1) Checked35382.7
TOTAL427100.0
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) None6918.2
2) 19525.1
3) 2 to 55213.7
5) 10 or more20.5
6) Don't know16142.5
Missing48 
TOTAL379100.0
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) None389.6
2) 17418.8
3) 2 to 512932.7
4) 6 to 971.8
5) 10 or more10.3
6) Don't know14536.8
Missing33 
TOTAL394100.0
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) None9325.3
2) 14913.3
3) 2 to 54010.9
4) 6 to 910.3
5) 10 or more10.3
6) Don't know18450.0
Missing59 
TOTAL368100.0
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) None9926.7
2) 16116.4
3) 2 to 54010.8
4) 6 to 930.8
6) Don't know16845.3
Missing56 
TOTAL371100.0
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) None11933.4
2) 1359.8
3) 2 to 5174.8
4) 6 to 910.3
6) Don't know18451.7
Missing71 
TOTAL356100.0
66) In the past year, how many retreats and/or camps has your congregation held for adults of all ages? (RETRT6)
TOTAL%
1) None8221.8
2) 19124.1
3) 2 to 55414.3
4) 6 to 920.5
6) Don't know14839.3
Missing50 
TOTAL377100.0
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) Yes4510.7
2) No37489.3
Missing8 
TOTAL419100.0
68) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Children (AGES1)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41196.3
1) Checked163.7
TOTAL427100.0
69) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Youth (AGES2)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked40294.1
1) Checked255.9
TOTAL427100.0
70) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Young adults (AGES3)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41497.0
1) Checked133.0
TOTAL427100.0
71) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Adults (AGES4)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked40294.1
1) Checked255.9
TOTAL427100.0
72) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Older adults (AGES5)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41697.4
1) Checked112.6
TOTAL427100.0
73) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What were the ages of those who participated? : Adults of all ages (AGES6)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked40594.8
1) Checked225.2
TOTAL427100.0
74) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What was the gender of those who participated? : Female (GENDER1)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked37788.3
1) Checked5011.7
TOTAL427100.0
75) [ASK ONLY IF PLNRETRT=1 "YES"]What was the gender of those who participated? : Male (GENDER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked38890.9
1) Checked399.1
TOTAL427100.0
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) Essential611.3
2) Important1732.1
3) Not important1528.3
4) Not a consideration1426.4
5) Don't know11.9
Missing374 
TOTAL53100.0
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%
2) Important47.8
3) Not important2447.1
4) Not a consideration2243.1
5) Don't know12.0
Missing376 
TOTAL51100.0
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%
2) Important23.7
3) Not important1833.3
4) Not a consideration3361.1
5) Don't know11.9
Missing373 
TOTAL54100.0
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) Essential815.1
2) Important2037.7
3) Not important1426.4
4) Not a consideration1018.9
5) Don't know11.9
Missing374 
TOTAL53100.0
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) Essential47.4
2) Important1527.8
3) Not important2138.9
4) Not a consideration1324.1
5) Don't know11.9
Missing373 
TOTAL54100.0
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) Essential11.9
2) Important23.7
3) Not important2546.3
4) Not a consideration2546.3
5) Don't know11.9
Missing373 
TOTAL54100.0
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%
1) Essential11.9
2) Important11.9
3) Not important1732.7
4) Not a consideration3261.5
5) Don't know11.9
Missing375 
TOTAL52100.0
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) Essential1629.6
2) Important1222.2
3) Not important916.7
4) Not a consideration1629.6
5) Don't know11.9
Missing373 
TOTAL54100.0
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) Essential1527.8
2) Important2546.3
3) Not important713.0
4) Not a consideration611.1
5) Don't know11.9
Missing373 
TOTAL54100.0
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) Essential814.5
2) Important1120.0
3) Not important2036.4
4) Not a consideration1527.3
5) Don't know11.8
Missing372 
TOTAL55100.0
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) Essential713.0
2) Important2240.7
3) Not important1324.1
4) Not a consideration1120.4
5) Don't know11.9
Missing373 
TOTAL54100.0
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) Essential2138.2
2) Important2443.6
3) Not important47.3
4) Not a consideration59.1
5) Don't know11.8
Missing372 
TOTAL55100.0
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) Essential23.8
2) Important611.5
3) Not important2853.8
4) Not a consideration1528.8
5) Don't know11.9
Missing375 
TOTAL52100.0
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) Essential59.3
2) Important2953.7
3) Not important1018.5
4) Not a consideration916.7
5) Don't know11.9
Missing373 
TOTAL54100.0
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%
2) Important47.4
3) Not important2648.1
4) Not a consideration2342.6
5) Don't know11.9
Missing373 
TOTAL54100.0
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) Essential59.1
2) Important2647.3
3) Not important1323.6
4) Not a consideration1018.2
5) Don't know11.8
Missing372 
TOTAL55100.0
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%
2) Important47.3
3) Not important2749.1
4) Not a consideration2341.8
5) Don't know11.8
Missing372 
TOTAL55100.0
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) Essential1528.8
2) Important2140.4
3) Not important1019.2
4) Not a consideration59.6
5) Don't know11.9
Missing375 
TOTAL52100.0
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) Essential23.8
2) Important1018.9
3) Not important2241.5
4) Not a consideration1834.0
5) Don't know11.9
Missing374 
TOTAL53100.0
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) Essential611.1
2) Important1527.8
3) Not important2037.0
4) Not a consideration1222.2
5) Don't know11.9
Missing373 
TOTAL54100.0
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) Essential1834.0
2) Important2139.6
3) Not important59.4
4) Not a consideration815.1
5) Don't know11.9
Missing374 
TOTAL53100.0
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) Essential23.6
2) Important1527.3
3) Not important2341.8
4) Not a consideration1425.5
5) Don't know11.8
Missing372 
TOTAL55100.0
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) Essential1323.6
2) Important2443.6
3) Not important1221.8
4) Not a consideration59.1
5) Don't know11.8
Missing372 
TOTAL55100.0
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) Essential613.0
2) Important1226.1
3) Not important1839.1
4) Not a consideration919.6
5) Don't know12.2
Missing381 
TOTAL46100.0
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) Essential5113.0
2) Important13835.1
3) Not important15539.4
4) Not a consideration4310.9
5) Don't know61.5
Missing34 
TOTAL393100.0
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) Essential41.0
2) Important348.7
3) Not important23860.6
4) Not a consideration11429.0
5) Don't know30.8
Missing34 
TOTAL393100.0
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) Essential41.0
2) Important205.1
3) Not important20151.7
4) Not a consideration15940.9
5) Don't know51.3
Missing38 
TOTAL389100.0
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) Essential123.1
2) Important5413.7
3) Not important20953.2
4) Not a consideration11529.3
5) Don't know30.8
Missing34 
TOTAL393100.0
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) Essential20.5
2) Important287.2
3) Not important22157.0
4) Not a consideration13334.3
5) Don't know41.0
Missing39 
TOTAL388100.0
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) Essential9323.3
2) Important18847.0
3) Not important8721.8
4) Not a consideration266.5
5) Don't know61.5
Missing27 
TOTAL400100.0
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) Essential10225.6
2) Important21754.4
3) Not important5714.3
4) Not a consideration164.0
5) Don't know71.8
Missing28 
TOTAL399100.0
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) Essential5614.1
2) Important17945.0
3) Not important13734.4
4) Not a consideration246.0
5) Don't know20.5
Missing29 
TOTAL398100.0
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) Essential348.7
2) Important13935.5
3) Not important18848.0
4) Not a consideration287.1
5) Don't know30.8
Missing35 
TOTAL392100.0
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) Essential4010.1
2) Important16040.4
3) Not important16942.7
4) Not a consideration256.3
5) Don't know20.5
Missing31 
TOTAL396100.0
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) Essential10727.0
2) Important20852.5
3) Not important6917.4
4) Not a consideration92.3
5) Don't know30.8
Missing31 
TOTAL396100.0
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) Essential41.0
2) Important389.6
3) Not important24962.7
4) Not a consideration10426.2
5) Don't know20.5
Missing30 
TOTAL397100.0
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) Essential276.9
2) Important18647.7
3) Not important14637.4
4) Not a consideration287.2
5) Don't know30.8
Missing37 
TOTAL390100.0
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) Essential20.5
2) Important5514.0
3) Not important25865.8
4) Not a consideration7418.9
5) Don't know30.8
Missing35 
TOTAL392100.0
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) Essential287.0
2) Important24461.2
3) Not important10325.8
4) Not a consideration194.8
5) Don't know51.3
Missing28 
TOTAL399100.0
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) Essential215.4
2) Important19149.0
3) Not important14737.7
4) Not a consideration235.9
5) Don't know82.1
Missing37 
TOTAL390100.0
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) Essential20.5
2) Important256.4
3) Not important25866.5
4) Not a consideration9725.0
5) Don't know61.5
Missing39 
TOTAL388100.0
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) Essential153.8
2) Important12732.3
3) Not important20953.2
4) Not a consideration338.4
5) Don't know92.3
Missing34 
TOTAL393100.0
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) Essential6215.7
2) Important21754.9
3) Not important9824.8
4) Not a consideration143.5
5) Don't know41.0
Missing32 
TOTAL395100.0
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) Essential61.5
2) Important12432.0
3) Not important21354.9
4) Not a consideration4110.6
5) Don't know41.0
Missing39 
TOTAL388100.0
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) Essential4311.3
2) Important18949.6
3) Not important12131.8
4) Not a consideration236.0
5) Don't know51.3
Missing46 
TOTAL381100.0
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) Essential257.3
2) Important11533.6
3) Not important17350.6
4) Not a consideration247.0
5) Don't know51.5
Missing85 
TOTAL342100.0
122) How many church related retreats and/or camps have you attended in the past year? (ATNDRTRT)
TOTAL%
0) None29876.4
1) 17118.2
2) 2123.1
3) 330.8
4) 430.8
5) 530.8
Missing37 
TOTAL390100.0
123) Does your congregation have a full-time pastor or co-pastor (senior/solo/associate)? (CNGTN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked5913.8
1) Checked36886.2
TOTAL427100.0
124) Does your congregation have a part-time pastor or co-pastor (senior/solo/associate)? (CNGTN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked31774.2
1) Checked11025.8
TOTAL427100.0
125) Does your congregation have a interim pastor? (CNGTN3)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked36385.0
1) Checked6415.0
TOTAL427100.0
126) Does your congregation have a full-time director of education? (CNGTN4)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked25559.7
1) Checked17240.3
TOTAL427100.0
127) Does your congregation have a part-time director of education? (CNGTN5)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked35282.4
1) Checked7517.6
TOTAL427100.0
128) Does your congregation have a full-time youth minister? (CNGTN6)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked28266.0
1) Checked14534.0
TOTAL427100.0
129) Does your congregation have a part-time youth minister? (CNGTN7)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked36585.5
1) Checked6214.5
TOTAL427100.0
130) Does your congregation have a Christian education committee? (CNGTN8)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked9722.7
1) Checked33077.3
TOTAL427100.0
131) Does your congregation have a sub-committee on adult Christian education? (CNGTN9)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked34179.9
1) Checked8620.1
TOTAL427100.0
132) Does your congregation have a consultant in adult education, used regularly by your congregation? (CNGTN10)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked40494.6
1) Checked235.4
TOTAL427100.0
133) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members427100.0
TOTAL427100.0
134) Survey format (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper copy40193.9
2) From the web266.1
TOTAL427100.0
135) Sample2 (SAMPLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Members422100.0
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
136) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? __ year(s) (if less than one year, __ months) (YRSMEMBR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41620.48316
137) How far do you live from your congregation? __ mile(s) (HOWFAR)
TOTAL%
1) 17417.9
2) 26315.2
3) 35513.3
4) 4358.5
5) 55513.3
6) 6307.2
7) 7122.9
8) 8153.6
9) 961.4
10) 10235.6
11) 1130.7
12) 1261.4
13) 1310.2
14) 1441.0
15) 15122.9
16) 1630.7
18) 1810.2
20) 2030.7
23) 2310.2
25) 2510.2
30) 3020.5
35) 3510.2
40) 4010.2
42) 4210.2
120) 12010.2
175) 17510.2
271) 27110.2
998) 998 miles or more10.2
999) Don't know20.5
Missing13 
TOTAL414100.0
138) 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
TOTAL3812242.6123510
139) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17241.7
2) No24058.3
Missing15 
TOTAL412100.0
140) [IF YES TO EVERELDR] Are you serving now on session? (NOWELDR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes124.7
2) No24195.3
Missing174 
TOTAL253100.0
141) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (Check one box) (EVERDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15437.7
2) No25462.3
Missing19 
TOTAL408100.0
142) [IF YES TO EVERDCON] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (NOWDCON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes219.1
2) No21090.9
Missing196 
TOTAL231100.0
143) 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 Checked34381.7
1) Checked7718.3
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0
144) 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 Checked26262.1
1) Checked16037.9
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
145) 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 Checked39493.4
1) Checked286.6
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
146) 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 Checked36185.5
1) Checked6114.5
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
147) 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 Checked29068.7
1) Checked13231.3
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
148) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Organist or choir director (POSCHDIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41698.6
1) Checked61.4
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
149) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Member of choir (POSCHMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked34381.3
1) Checked7918.7
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
150) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Church school teacher/leader (POSTCHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked31474.4
1) Checked10825.6
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
151) What other positions, if any, do you hold in the church? (Check all that apply) - Other (specify) (POSOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked40195.0
1) Checked215.0
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
152) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (Check the appropriate box) (FREQATTD)
TOTAL%
1) Never41.0
2) Less than once a year20.5
3) Once or twice a year71.7
4) Several times a year184.3
5) Once a month153.6
6) 2-3 times a month7919.0
7) Nearly every week19647.1
8) Every week9522.8
Missing11 
TOTAL416100.0
153) 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) Yes38798.5
2) No61.5
Missing34 
TOTAL393100.0
154) [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) None10.3
1) 161.5
2) 2205.1
3) 3205.1
4) 4307.7
5) 53910.0
6) 6379.5
7) 7133.3
8) 8205.1
9) 961.5
10) 10359.0
11) 1130.8
12) 12287.2
13) 1371.8
14) 1430.8
15) 15246.1
16) 1682.0
18) 1841.0
19) 1920.5
20) 20317.9
21) 2120.5
24) 2430.8
25) 2510.3
26) 2641.0
28) 2810.3
30) 3071.8
31) 3110.3
34) 3420.5
35) 3530.8
36) 3620.5
40) 4092.3
42) 4210.3
44) 4420.5
45) 4530.8
48) 4820.5
50) 5061.5
52) 5251.3
Missing36 
TOTAL391100.0
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. - My job/business required me to be at work on Sunday. (EMJOB)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked35283.4
1) Checked7016.6
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
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. - I was traveling on business and didn't get home in time. (EMRAVEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked37889.6
1) Checked4410.4
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
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. - I was ill. (EMILL)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked23555.8
1) Checked18644.2
Missing6 
TOTAL421100.0
158) [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 Checked30572.3
1) Checked11727.7
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
159) [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 Checked10825.6
1) Checked31474.4
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
160) [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. (EMCTCHUP)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked33779.9
1) Checked8520.1
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
161) [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 Checked35985.1
1) Checked6314.9
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
162) [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 Checked36887.2
1) Checked5412.8
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
163) [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 Checked39292.9
1) Checked307.1
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
164) [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 Checked31273.9
1) Checked11026.1
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
165) [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 Checked36386.0
1) Checked5914.0
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
166) [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 Checked41397.9
1) Checked92.1
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
167) [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 Checked39593.6
1) Checked276.4
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
168) [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 Checked41297.6
1) Checked102.4
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
169) [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 other1842.9
2) Worked at another church24.8
3) Visited another church (out of town)614.3
4) Seasonal migrant511.9
5) Visited another church819.0
7) Tried to go but prevented37.1
Missing385 
TOTAL42100.0
170) 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 Hours9623.2
2) 1-2 Hours7317.6
3) 3-5 Hours12730.7
4) 6-10 Hours7117.1
5) 11-20 Hours348.2
6) More than 20 Hours133.1
Missing13 
TOTAL414100.0
171) 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 Hours12931.1
2) 1-2 Hours10425.1
3) 3-5 Hours8620.7
4) 6-10 Hours5112.3
5) 11-20 Hours225.3
6) More than 20 Hours235.5
Missing12 
TOTAL415100.0
172) 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 Hours24159.2
2) 1-2 Hours9222.6
3) 3-5 Hours5012.3
4) 6-10 Hours122.9
5) 11-20 Hours61.5
6) More than 20 Hours61.5
Missing20 
TOTAL407100.0
173) 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 Hours17041.6
2) 1-2 Hours9623.5
3) 3-5 Hours6716.4
4) 6-10 Hours358.6
5) 11-20 Hours163.9
6) More than 20 Hours256.1
Missing18 
TOTAL409100.0
174) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BELCHURC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34683.6
2) No6816.4
Missing13 
TOTAL414100.0
175) [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) Baptist257.2
2) Disciples of Christ72.0
3) Episcopal92.6
4) Lutheran216.1
5) Methodist5215.1
6) Presbyterian17249.9
7) Other Presbyterian20.6
8) Reformed82.3
9) Roman Catholic82.3
10) UCC154.3
11) Non-denominational51.4
12) Other216.1
Missing82 
TOTAL345100.0
176) 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) Baptist5112.3
2) Disciples of Christ163.9
3) Episcopal92.2
4) Lutheran256.0
5) Methodist6415.4
6) Presbyterian16640.0
7) Other Presbyterian71.7
8) Reformed71.7
9) Roman Catholic184.3
10) UCC153.6
11) Non-denominational61.4
12) None51.2
13) Other266.3
Missing12 
TOTAL415100.0
177) How old were you when you first became a member of a Presbyterian church? (HOWOLD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41225.68415
178) When you were growing up, say ages 10 to 12, how active were your parents in church? (PAR_ACTV)
TOTAL%
1) Very active15837.6
2) Generally active8720.7
3) Somewhat active6114.5
4) Not very active4811.4
5) Not active at all6114.5
6) Don't know51.2
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0
179) 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) Yes7818.8
2) No33781.2
Missing12 
TOTAL415100.0
180) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How many relatives are currently serving the church in full-time paid positions? (RELPAST#)
TOTAL%
0) 1416.7
1) 4452.4
2) 1720.2
3) 44.8
4) 33.6
6) 22.4
Missing343 
TOTAL84100.0
181) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41698.6
1) Checked61.4
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
182) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked42099.5
1) Checked20.5
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
183) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked422100.0
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
184) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked422100.0
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
185) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41899.1
1) Checked40.9
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
186) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUGPAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41397.9
1) Checked92.1
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
187) [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 Checked41097.2
1) Checked122.8
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
188) [IF YES TO RELPAST] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Grandchild46.2
2) Distant ancestor34.6
3) Uncle/Aunt913.8
4) Niece or nephew1624.6
5) Cousin1523.1
8) Spouse34.6
9) In-law1523.1
Missing362 
TOTAL65100.0
189) 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? (RELCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10225.0
2) No30675.0
Missing19 
TOTAL408100.0
190) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How many relatives in the past served the church in full-time paid positions? (Approximate number) (RELCRCH#)
TOTAL%
0) 1211.5
1) 5149.0
2) 2524.0
3) 87.7
4) 32.9
5) 21.9
7) 21.9
15) 11.0
Missing323 
TOTAL104100.0
191) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My father (DADCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked40596.0
1) Checked174.0
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
192) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My mother (MOMCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41397.9
1) Checked92.1
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
193) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandfather (GDADCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked39794.1
1) Checked255.9
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
194) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My grandmother (GMOMCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41598.3
1) Checked71.7
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
195) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My son (SONCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked422100.0
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
196) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - My daughter (DAUCHRCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not Checked41798.8
1) Checked51.2
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
197) [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 Checked41297.6
1) Checked102.4
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
198) [IF YES TO RELCRCH] How are they related to you? (Check the box for all that apply) - Other (OTHCRCH)
TOTAL%
0) All other11.4
1) Grandchild11.4
2) Distant ancestor2939.2
3) Uncle/Aunt2635.1
4) Niece or nephew11.4
5) Cousin68.1
8) Spouse22.7
9) In-law810.8
Missing353 
TOTAL74100.0
199) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (LIB_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative184.4
2) Conservative14936.1
3) Moderate18143.8
4) Liberal5212.6
5) Very Liberal133.1
Missing14 
TOTAL413100.0
200) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or accept Him as a personal savior? (WITNESS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25861.4
2) No16238.6
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0
201) 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) Yes18444.6
2) No22955.4
Missing14 
TOTAL413100.0
202) Do you believe that some or all of the Bible was inspired by God? (INSP_GOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39797.5
2) No102.5
Missing20 
TOTAL407100.0
203) [IF YES TO INSP_GOD] How much of what the Bible contains do you believe was inspired by God? (INSPMUCH)
TOTAL%
1) All of it19547.4
2) Almost all of it7518.2
3) Most of it9823.8
4) Some of it245.8
5) Only a very small amount20.5
6) Not sure174.1
Missing16 
TOTAL411100.0
204) 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 world256.0
2) Is a true account of how God created the world23155.8
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created15838.2
Missing13 
TOTAL414100.0
205) 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.9925.1
2) The Bible is without error of any kind in spiritual matters, but there are problems in other areas such as science and history.19048.2
3) The Bible contains errors in both spiritual and secular matters.10526.6
Missing33 
TOTAL394100.0
206) 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 agree358.4
2) Agree10224.6
3) Not sure5413.0
4) Disagree17341.7
5) Strongly disagree5112.3
Missing12 
TOTAL415100.0
207) 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 agree204.8
2) Agree9021.8
3) Not sure7718.6
4) Disagree13933.7
5) Strongly disagree8721.1
Missing14 
TOTAL413100.0
208) 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 agree26063.9
2) Agree9623.6
3) Not sure4511.1
4) Disagree30.7
5) Strongly disagree30.7
Missing20 
TOTAL407100.0
209) 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 agree18946.0
2) Agree11227.3
3) Not sure6415.6
4) Disagree389.2
5) Strongly disagree81.9
Missing16 
TOTAL411100.0
210) 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 agree9823.8
2) Agree9222.3
3) Not sure10826.2
4) Disagree7418.0
5) Strongly disagree409.7
Missing15 
TOTAL412100.0
211) 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 agree15637.7
2) Agree20750.0
3) Not sure358.5
4) Disagree153.6
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL414100.0
212) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement. - The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVL_XST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14936.0
2) Agree11828.5
3) Not sure8620.8
4) Disagree4711.4
5) Strongly disagree143.4
Missing13 
TOTAL414100.0
213) 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 agree20850.1
2) Agree12329.6
3) Not sure6615.9
4) Disagree81.9
5) Strongly disagree102.4
Missing12 
TOTAL415100.0
214) 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 daily6916.9
2) Several times a week5814.2
3) Weekly5513.5
4) Several times a month6415.7
5) Once a month225.4
6) Several times a year7418.1
7) Once a year or less4912.0
8) Never174.2
Missing19 
TOTAL408100.0
215) 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 daily82.0
2) Several times a week133.2
3) Weekly5914.6
4) Several times a month4310.6
5) Once a month368.9
6) Several times a year7418.3
7) Once a year or less5914.6
8) Never11227.7
Missing23 
TOTAL404100.0
216) 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 daily30.7
2) Several times a week61.5
3) Weekly8922.0
4) Several times a month235.7
5) Once a month389.4
6) Several times a year5212.9
7) Once a year or less6415.8
8) Never12931.9
Missing23 
TOTAL404100.0
217) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activity? (Check one box on each line) - Pray privately (OFT_PPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily27466.2
2) Several times a week5814.0
3) Weekly317.5
4) Several times a month245.8
5) Once a month71.7
6) Several times a year122.9
7) Once a year or less41.0
8) Never41.0
Missing13 
TOTAL414100.0
218) 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 daily8420.7
2) Several times a week6014.8
3) Weekly6917.0
4) Several times a month4410.8
5) Once a month256.2
6) Several times a year6215.3
7) Once a year or less133.2
8) Never4912.1
Missing21 
TOTAL406100.0
219) 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 daily30.7
2) Several times a week20.5
3) Weekly256.2
4) Several times a month143.4
5) Once a month194.7
6) Several times a year379.1
7) Once a year or less7719.0
8) Never22956.4
Missing21 
TOTAL406100.0
220) Do you believe that Jesus will return to Earth some day? (JES_RTRN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28972.3
2) No276.8
3) Not sure8421.0
Missing27 
TOTAL400100.0
221) [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 200030.9
2) About as likely in 2000 as in any other year19959.4
3) Less likely in 200072.1
4) No Opinion12637.6
Missing92 
TOTAL335100.0
222) Do you currently have plans for this coming New Year's Eve (Dec. 31, 1999)? (PLAN_NYR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8721.0
2) No32879.0
Missing12 
TOTAL415100.0
223) [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) Yes5127.6
2) No13472.4
Missing242 
TOTAL185100.0
224) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - First response (PLAN_DO1)
TOTAL%
1) Nothing special/stay at home1018.2
2) Spend time with family814.5
3) Party/celebrate1730.9
4) Work47.3
5) Attend church1018.2
6) Vacation/travel47.3
9) Other23.6
Missing372 
TOTAL55100.0
225) [IF YES TO PLAN_NYR] What do you plan to do? - Second response (PLAN_DO2)
TOTAL%
3) Party/celebrate266.7
5) Attend church133.3
Missing424 
TOTAL3100.0
226) 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, definitely317.4
2) Yes, probably5112.1
3) No, probably not4811.4
4) No, definitely not122.9
5) Don't know27866.2
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0
227) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in U.S. society generally? (Y2KSOCI)
TOTAL%
2) Major143.3
3) Minor18845.0
4) Very minor15837.8
5) None at all307.2
6) No opinion286.7
Missing9 
TOTAL418100.0
228) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in your local community? (Y2KCOMM)
TOTAL%
2) Major51.2
3) Minor15838.0
4) Very minor18143.5
5) None at all4711.3
6) No opinion256.0
Missing11 
TOTAL416100.0
229) What sort of disruptions, if any, do you think the Y2K computer problem will cause in early 2000...in your local church? (Y2KCRCH)
TOTAL%
2) Major10.2
3) Minor8320.0
4) Very minor13833.2
5) None at all16339.2
6) No opinion317.5
Missing11 
TOTAL416100.0
230) 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 major10.2
2) Major20.5
3) Minor10224.5
4) Very minor15637.5
5) None at all12730.5
6) No opinion286.7
Missing11 
TOTAL416100.0
231) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female26663.2
2) Male15536.8
Missing6 
TOTAL421100.0
232) What is your present age? (AGE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL42058.07915
233) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not a farm4911.8
2) On a farm112.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)12530.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)5914.1
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city4210.1
6) In a large city (over 250,000)5212.5
7) In a suburb near a large city7918.9
Missing10 
TOTAL417100.0
234) What is your present marital status? (MAR_STAT)
TOTAL%
1) Married32979.7
2) Not married8420.3
Missing14 
TOTAL413100.0
235) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MAR_EVER)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2731.4
2) Yes, now widowed3338.4
3) Yes, now divorced2225.6
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced44.7
Missing341 
TOTAL86100.0
236) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREV_MAR)
TOTAL%
1) No26784.2
2) Yes, was widowed92.8
3) Yes, was divorced4012.6
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced10.3
Missing110 
TOTAL317100.0
237) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SPOUCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Never175.2
2) Less than once a year51.5
3) About once or twice a year164.9
4) Several times a year278.3
5) About once a month175.2
6) 2-3 times a month6219.0
7) Nearly every week12538.2
8) Every week5817.7
Missing100 
TOTAL327100.0
238) 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) Baptist4313.0
2) Disciples of Christ41.2
3) Episcopal144.2
4) Lutheran175.1
5) Methodist4814.5
6) Presbyterian Church11735.3
7) Other Presbyterian72.1
8) Reformed20.6
9) Roman Catholic267.9
10) UCC113.3
11) Non-denominational20.6
12) None164.8
13) Other247.3
Missing96 
TOTAL331100.0
239) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised (if more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved), and his or her current religious affiliation. - Spouse's current faith (SPOUFATH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.4
3) Episcopal31.1
6) Presbyterian Church25291.3
7) Other Presbyterian10.4
9) Roman Catholic62.2
10) UCC10.4
11) Non-denominational31.1
12) None82.9
13) Other10.4
Missing151 
TOTAL276100.0
240) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, first response (YOUREMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time13432.2
2) Employed part-time389.1
3) Self-employed245.8
4) Unemployed41.0
5) Retired14935.8
6) Homemaker4410.6
7) Student133.1
8) Other102.4
Missing11 
TOTAL416100.0
241) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Your employment status, second response (YOUREMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part-time29.5
3) Self-employed314.3
5) Retired523.8
6) Homemaker838.1
7) Student29.5
8) Other14.8
Missing406 
TOTAL21100.0
242) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, first response (SPOUEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time13040.2
2) Employed part-time237.1
3) Self-employed175.3
4) Unemployed10.3
5) Retired11736.2
6) Homemaker329.9
7) Student10.3
8) Other20.6
Missing104 
TOTAL323100.0
243) Please indicate your employment status and, if married, the employment of your spouse. - Employment status of spouse, second response (SPOUEMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time18.3
3) Self-employed18.3
5) Retired541.7
6) Homemaker325.0
8) Other216.7
Missing415 
TOTAL12100.0
244) 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) 0125.1
2) 210.4
3) 310.4
4) 410.4
5) 520.9
6) 610.4
8) 820.9
9) 910.4
10) 1041.7
12) 1231.3
13) 1320.9
14) 1420.9
15) 1573.0
18) 1831.3
20) 2062.6
21) 2110.4
22) 2210.4
24) 2410.4
25) 2552.1
26) 2620.9
28) 2810.4
30) 3083.4
32) 3241.7
33) 3320.9
35) 3593.8
36) 3610.4
37) 3710.4
38) 3820.9
40) 404418.8
42) 4283.4
43) 4310.4
45) 45229.4
46) 4610.4
48) 4841.7
50) 502812.0
52) 5210.4
54) 5410.4
55) 55125.1
56) 5610.4
57) 5710.4
58) 5810.4
60) 60146.0
64) 6410.4
70) 7020.9
80) 8020.9
84) 8410.4
98) 98 or more10.4
99) Don't know20.9
Missing193 
TOTAL234100.0
245) 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) 168.4
2) 10.5
5) 21.0
8) 31.6
9) 10.5
10) 10.5
12) 10.5
16) 10.5
20) 63.1
24) 21.0
25) 21.0
27) 10.5
30) 52.6
32) 21.0
35) 52.6
36) 10.5
37) 21.0
38) 21.0
39) 21.0
40) 3920.4
43) 31.6
45) 2010.5
47) 10.5
48) 63.1
50) 3015.7
55) 115.8
56) 10.5
57) 10.5
58) 10.5
60) 147.3
65) 31.6
68) 10.5
70) 31.6
75) 10.5
Missing236 
TOTAL191100.0
246) 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) Management3812.7
13) Business and financial operations227.3
15) Computer and math93.0
17) Architecture and engineering82.7
19) Life-physical and social science51.7
21) Community and social services72.3
23) Legal93.0
25) Education/training/library5819.3
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media103.3
29) Healthcare and technical3110.3
33) Protective service10.3
39) Personal care31.0
41) Sales and related occupations237.7
43) Office and administrative support3311.0
45) Farming/fishing/forestry20.7
47) Construction72.3
49) Installation/maintenance/repair31.0
51) Production occupations72.3
53) Transportation31.0
99) Homemaker217.0
Missing127 
TOTAL300100.0
247) 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) Management3313.9
13) Business and financial operations156.3
15) Computer and math62.5
17) Architecture and engineering125.1
19) Life-physical and social science20.8
21) Community and social services104.2
23) Legal41.7
25) Education/training/library2510.5
27) Arts/design/entertainment/sports/media62.5
29) Healthcare and technical177.2
31) Healthcare support31.3
33) Protective service31.3
37) Building and grounds cleaning20.8
41) Sales and related occupations3213.5
43) Office and administrative support218.9
45) Farming/fishing/forestry20.8
47) Construction41.7
49) Installation/maintenance/repair31.3
51) Production occupations135.5
53) Transportation62.5
55) Military10.4
99) Homemaker177.2
Missing190 
TOTAL237100.0
248) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Your educational level (EDUCYOU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school51.2
4) High school diploma399.3
5) Some college9322.1
6) Graduated from college11026.2
7) Some graduate work5914.0
8) A graduate degree11427.1
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0
249) What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Spouse's educational level (EDUCSPOU)
TOTAL%
2) Completed 8th grade10.3
3) Some high school10.3
4) High school diploma4513.6
5) Some college7522.7
6) Graduated from college9528.8
7) Some graduate work247.3
8) A graduate degree8927.0
Missing97 
TOTAL330100.0
250) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (NO_KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None5513.3
1) 14911.8
2) 215737.8
3) 39522.9
4) 4368.7
5) 5122.9
6) 671.7
7) 720.5
9) 920.5
Missing12 
TOTAL415100.0
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 alone6114.5
2) Two of us23656.1
3) Three of us5312.6
4) Four of us4711.2
5) Five of us163.8
6) Six of us10.2
7) Seven or more of us20.5
8) Not Applicable51.2
Missing6 
TOTAL421100.0
252) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - under six years of age? (HH_UNDR6)
TOTAL%
0) None9569.9
1) 13122.8
2) 285.9
3) 321.5
Missing291 
TOTAL136100.0
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) None9167.4
1) 12820.7
2) 21410.4
3) 321.5
Missing292 
TOTAL135100.0
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) None8765.9
1) 13022.7
2) 21511.4
Missing295 
TOTAL132100.0
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) None9179.1
1) 11714.8
2) 265.2
3) 310.9
Missing312 
TOTAL115100.0
256) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are - 25 years of age and over? (HH_25+)
TOTAL%
0) None112.9
1) 15514.5
2) 230079.2
3) 3133.4
Missing48 
TOTAL379100.0
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 adult5814.0
2) Single parent153.6
3) Married, no kids21953.0
4) Married, with kids10525.4
5) Some other arrangement163.9
Missing14 
TOTAL413100.0
258) Where did you live five years ago, in October 1994? (HOM_94)
TOTAL%
1) Same house I live in now31474.6
2) A different house, same county6816.2
3) In a different county, same state194.5
4) In a different state204.8
Missing6 
TOTAL421100.0
259) 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
TOTAL41932.15815
260) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (DEM_REP)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat10625.5
2) Independent7518.1
3) Republican22754.7
4) Other71.7
Missing12 
TOTAL415100.0
261) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White40997.4
2) African American61.4
4) Asian10.2
5) Hispanic20.5
6) Some other race20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0
262) What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply) - Second response (RACE2)
TOTAL%
1) White337.5
3) Indian112.5
4) Asian112.5
5) Hispanic112.5
6) Some other race225.0
Missing419 
TOTAL8100.0
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%
1) Less than 10,00030.8
2) $10K-14,99961.6
3) $15K-19,999153.9
4) $20K-29,999297.5
5) $30K-39,9994712.2
6) $40K-49,9995213.5
7) $50K-59,9994712.2
8) $60K-69,999256.5
9) $70K-79,999297.5
10) $80K-89,999256.5
11) $90K-99,999236.0
12) $100K-124,999379.6
13) $125K-149,999164.2
14) $150K or more318.1
Missing42 
TOTAL385100.0
264) Did you or any other family member fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGECD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34782.4
2) No7016.6
3) Don't know41.0
Missing6 
TOTAL421100.0
265) 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
TOTAL3932146.0512291
266) 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
TOTAL274746.0361970
267) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following? Write your best estimate on the lines provided. - To your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings - One Great Hour of Sharing, Witness, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy (MNY_APPL)
TOTAL%
0) None3610.5
5) 510.3
10) 1061.8
15) 1551.5
20) 20123.5
24) 2410.3
25) 25185.3
30) 3051.5
40) 4041.2
45) 4510.3
50) 504112.0
60) 6030.9
64) 6410.3
70) 7010.3
75) 7592.6
80) 8010.3
100) 1005616.4
125) 12520.6
130) 13010.3
150) 150185.3
161) 16110.3
175) 17510.3
200) 2004412.9
250) 25072.0
300) 300164.7
322) 32210.3
325) 32510.3
387) 38710.3
400) 40072.0
500) 500175.0
600) 60010.3
625) 62510.3
800) 80010.3
890) 89010.3
1000) 100061.8
1500) 150010.3
1750) 175010.3
2000) 200041.2
2500) 250010.3
4000) 400010.3
5000) 500020.6
30000) 3000010.3
99999) Don't Know30.9
Missing85 
TOTAL342100.0
268) 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) $012030.3
2) $1-507819.7
3) $51-1005814.6
4) $101-5008321.0
5) $501-1000194.8
6) $1001-2000123.0
7) $2001+266.6
Missing31 
TOTAL396100.0
269) 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) $0133.2
2) $1-505914.6
3) $51-1006014.8
4) $101-50013733.8
5) $501-10005313.1
6) $1001-2000276.7
7) $2001+5613.8
Missing22 
TOTAL405100.0
270) Survey form used (SURVEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Paper40295.3
2) Web204.7
Missing5 
TOTAL422100.0
271) Age group (AGEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 405813.8
2) 40-5411126.4
3) 55-5913031.0
4) 70 or older12128.8
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0
272) I-AGE: Age group (for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 405813.8
2) 40-5411126.4
3) 55-5913031.0
4) 70 or older12128.8
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0
273) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female26663.2
2) Male15536.8
Missing6 
TOTAL421100.0
274) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you and, if married, by your spouse? - Your educational level (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Some high school51.2
1) High school diploma399.3
2) Some college9322.1
3) Graduated from college11026.2
4) Post-graduate17341.2
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0
275) 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%
0) Less than $20,000246.2
1) $20,000-$49,99912833.2
2) $50,000-$99,99914938.7
3) Over $100,0008421.8
Missing42 
TOTAL385100.0
276) 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) Democrat10625.5
2) Independent7518.1
3) Republican22754.7
4) Other71.7
Missing12 
TOTAL415100.0
277) I-RACE: What is your race of origin? (Check all that apply.) - First response (for use with online analysis) (I-RACE)
TOTAL%
1) White40997.4
2) African American61.4
4) Asian10.2
5) Hispanic20.5
6) Some other race20.5
Missing7 
TOTAL420100.0