Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2003 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Members/Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) New Code (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL41410973.628577
2) How familiar are you with each of the four Churchwide Special Offerings of the PC(USA)? One Great Hour of Sharing Offering (FAM_OGHS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar21251.7
2) Familiar11628.3
3) Somewhat familiar5012.2
4) Not very familiar133.2
5) Not at all familiar194.6
Missing4 
TOTAL410100.0
3) How familiar are you with each of the four Churchwide Special Offerings of the PC(USA)? Pentecost Offering (FAM_PENT)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar4311.2
2) Familiar7018.3
3) Somewhat familiar5313.8
4) Not very familiar9123.8
5) Not at all familiar12632.9
Missing31 
TOTAL383100.0
4) How familiar are you with each of the four Churchwide Special Offerings of the PC(USA)? Peacemaking Offering (FAM_PEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar8622.1
2) Familiar7820.1
3) Somewhat familiar6015.4
4) Not very familiar6516.7
5) Not at all familiar10025.7
Missing25 
TOTAL389100.0
5) How familiar are you with each of the four Churchwide Special Offerings of the PC(USA)? Christmas Joy Offering (FAM_XMAS)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar16541.4
2) Familiar11127.8
3) Somewhat familiar4912.3
4) Not very familiar317.8
5) Not at all familiar4310.8
Missing15 
TOTAL399100.0
6) Which offering has your congregation received in 2003? One Great Hour of Sharing Offering (CON_OGHS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked8520.5
1) Checked32979.5
TOTAL414100.0
7) Which offering has your congregation received in 2003? Pentecost Offering (CON_PENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31876.8
1) Checked9623.2
TOTAL414100.0
8) Which offering has your congregation received in 2003? Peacemaking Offering (CON_PEAC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25862.3
1) Checked15637.7
TOTAL414100.0
9) Which offering has your congregation received in 2002? Christmas Joy Offering (CON_XMAS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15337.0
1) Checked26163.0
TOTAL414100.0
10) Which offering has your congregation received in 2003? None (CON_NONE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40898.6
1) Checked61.4
TOTAL414100.0
11) Which offering has your congregation received in 2003? Don't know (CON_DONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33580.9
1) Checked7919.1
TOTAL414100.0
12) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? One Great Hour of Sharing- Habit or tradition (OGHS_HAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23657.0
1) Checked17843.0
TOTAL414100.0
13) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? One Great Hour of Sharing- We feel an obligation to do so (OGHS_OBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31175.1
1) Checked10324.9
TOTAL414100.0
14) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? One Great Hour of Sharing- We believe in the cause the offering supports (OGHS_CAU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18544.7
1) Checked22955.3
TOTAL414100.0
15) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? One Great Hour of Sharing- Members want to participate (OGHS_MEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27165.5
1) Checked14334.5
TOTAL414100.0
16) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? One Great Hour of Sharing- Pastor wants to participate (OGHS_PAS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30072.5
1) Checked11427.5
TOTAL414100.0
17) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? One Great Hour of Sharing- Respect for the denomination (OGHS_RES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35485.5
1) Checked6014.5
TOTAL414100.0
18) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? One Great Hour of Sharing- Don't know (OGHS_KNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33079.7
1) Checked8420.3
TOTAL414100.0
19) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? One Great Hour of Sharing- Don't receive (OGHS_RE1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40597.8
1) Checked92.2
TOTAL414100.0
20) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Pentecost- Habit or tradition (PENT_HAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37791.1
1) Checked378.9
TOTAL414100.0
21) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Pentecost- We feel an obligation to do so (PENT_OBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38893.7
1) Checked266.3
TOTAL414100.0
22) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Pentecost- We believe in the cause the offering supports (PENT_CAU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36287.4
1) Checked5212.6
TOTAL414100.0
23) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Pentecost- Members want to participate (PENT_MEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37390.1
1) Checked419.9
TOTAL414100.0
24) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Pentecost- Pastor wants to participate (PENT_P1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38091.8
1) Checked348.2
TOTAL414100.0
25) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Pentecost- Respect for the denomination (PENT_RES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39294.7
1) Checked225.3
TOTAL414100.0
26) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Pentecost- Don't know (PENT_KN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26664.3
1) Checked14835.7
TOTAL414100.0
27) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Pentecost- Don't receive (PENT_R1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32478.3
1) Checked9021.7
TOTAL414100.0
28) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Peacemaking- Habit or tradition (PEAC_HAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35786.2
1) Checked5713.8
TOTAL414100.0
29) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Peacemaking- We feel an obligation to do so (PEAC_OBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36588.2
1) Checked4911.8
TOTAL414100.0
30) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Peacemaking- We believe in the cause the offering supports (PEAC_CAU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30172.7
1) Checked11327.3
TOTAL414100.0
31) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Peacemaking- Members want to participate (PEAC_MEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33580.9
1) Checked7919.1
TOTAL414100.0
32) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Peacemaking- Pastor wants to participate (PEAC_P1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35285.0
1) Checked6215.0
TOTAL414100.0
33) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Peacemaking- Respect for the denomination (PEAC_RES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38392.5
1) Checked317.5
TOTAL414100.0
34) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Peacemaking- Don't know (PEAC_KN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28969.8
1) Checked12530.2
TOTAL414100.0
35) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Peacemaking- Don't receive (PEAC_RE1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35585.7
1) Checked5914.3
TOTAL414100.0
36) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Christmas Joy (2002)- Habit or tradition (XMAS_HAB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29471.0
1) Checked12029.0
TOTAL414100.0
37) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Christmas Joy (2002)- We feel an obligation to do so (XMAS_OBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34483.1
1) Checked7016.9
TOTAL414100.0
38) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Christmas Joy (2002)- We believe in the cause the offering supports (XMAS_CAU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24058.0
1) Checked17442.0
TOTAL414100.0
39) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Christmas Joy (2002)- Members want to participate (XMAS_MEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29571.3
1) Checked11928.7
TOTAL414100.0
40) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Christmas Joy (2002)- Pastor wants to participate (XMAS_PA1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32879.2
1) Checked8620.8
TOTAL414100.0
41) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Christmas Joy (2002)- Respect for the denomination (XMAS_RD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36588.2
1) Checked4911.8
TOTAL414100.0
42) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Christmas Joy (2002)- Don't know (XMAS_KN1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30072.5
1) Checked11427.5
TOTAL414100.0
43) In general, why does your congregation receive each of these Churchwide Special Offerings? Christmas Joy (2002)- Don't receive (XMAS_DR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38492.8
1) Checked307.2
TOTAL414100.0
44) If one or more of the Churchwide Special Offerings were not received in the past year by your congregation, what is the main reason for not receiving the offering(s)? One Great Hour of Sharing (REA_OGHS)
TOTAL%
1) No one takes the initiative to promote the offering(s)76.7
2) Members are not familiar with the offering(s)11.0
3) Churchwide Special Offerings are low priorities in the congregation21.9
4) The congregation has a local or regionally-based special offering that occurs in close proximity to the Churchwide Special Offering(s)54.8
5) The congregation cannot afford the Churchwide Special Offering(s)21.9
6) Don't know8883.8
Missing309 
TOTAL105100.0
45) If one or more of the Churchwide Special Offerings were not received in the past year by your congregation, what is the main reason for not receiving the offering(s)? Pentecost (REA_PENT)
TOTAL%
1) No one takes the initiative to promote the offering(s)176.4
2) Members are not familiar with the offering(s)2810.6
3) Churchwide Special Offerings are low priorities in the congregation62.3
4) The congregation has a local or regionally-based special offering that occurs in close proximity to the Churchwide Special Offering(s)41.5
5) The congregation cannot afford the Churchwide Special Offering(s)83.0
6) Don't know20176.1
Missing150 
TOTAL264100.0
46) If one or more of the Churchwide Special Offerings were not received in the past year by your congregation, what is the main reason for not receiving the offering(s)? Peacemaking (REA_PEAC)
TOTAL%
1) No one takes the initiative to promote the offering(s)115.0
2) Members are not familiar with the offering(s)198.7
3) Churchwide Special Offerings are low priorities in the congregation94.1
4) The congregation has a local or regionally-based special offering that occurs in close proximity to the Churchwide Special Offering(s)41.8
5) The congregation cannot afford the Churchwide Special Offering(s)62.8
6) Don't know16977.5
Missing196 
TOTAL218100.0
47) If one or more of the Churchwide Special Offerings were not received in the past year by your congregation, what is the main reason for not receiving the offering(s)? Christmas Joy (2002) (REA_XMAS)
TOTAL%
1) No one takes the initiative to promote the offering(s)31.9
2) Members are not familiar with the offering(s)53.2
3) Churchwide Special Offerings are low priorities in the congregation74.5
4) The congregation has a local or regionally-based special offering that occurs in close proximity to the Churchwide Special Offering(s)63.8
5) The congregation cannot afford the Churchwide Special Offering(s)31.9
6) Don't know13284.6
Missing258 
TOTAL156100.0
48) For how many years (if any) has your congregation received each of the Churchwide Special Offerings? One Great Hour of Sharing (YRS_OGHS)
TOTAL%
2) 2-5 years30.8
3) 6-10 years184.6
4) More than 10 years19950.6
5) Don't know16642.2
6) Did not receive71.8
Missing21 
TOTAL393100.0
49) For how many years (if any) has your congregation received each of the Churchwide Special Offerings? Pentecost (YRS_PENT)
TOTAL%
2) 2-5 years92.6
3) 6-10 years102.9
4) More than 10 years288.1
5) Don't know20760.2
6) Did not receive9026.2
Missing70 
TOTAL344100.0
50) For how many years (if any) has your congregation received each of the Churchwide Special Offerings? Peacemaking (YRS_PEAC)
TOTAL%
2) 2-5 years41.1
3) 6-10 years205.6
4) More than 10 years7019.5
5) Don't know20356.5
6) Did not receive6217.3
Missing55 
TOTAL359100.0
51) For how many years (if any) has your congregation received each of the Churchwide Special Offerings? Christmas Joy (YRS_XMAS)
TOTAL%
1) 1 year10.3
2) 2-5 years41.0
3) 6-10 years184.6
4) More than 10 years15038.7
5) Don't know18848.5
6) Did not receive277.0
Missing26 
TOTAL388100.0
52) Approximately how many dollars did your household contribute to each offering in 2003? One Great Hour of Sharing (AMT_OGHS)
TOTAL%
2) 10.4
5) 167.1
10) 4921.8
15) 83.6
20) 4319.1
25) 4017.8
30) 52.2
40) 10.4
50) 3013.3
75) 10.4
100) 2511.1
300) 10.4
600) 20.9
1000) 10.4
1500) 10.4
2500) 10.4
Missing189 
TOTAL225100.0
53) Approximately how many dollars did your household contribute to each offering in 2003? One Great Hour of Sharing (NO_OGHS)
TOTAL%
0) Give or receiving offering30172.7
1) Did not give9723.4
2) Do not receive163.9
TOTAL414100.0
54) Approximately how many dollars did your household contribute to each offering in 2003? Pentecost (AMT_PENT)
TOTAL%
0) 12.0
2) 12.0
5) 35.9
10) 1529.4
15) 23.9
20) 713.7
25) 1223.5
40) 12.0
50) 59.8
100) 47.8
Missing363 
TOTAL51100.0
55) Approximately how many dollars did your household contribute to each offering in 2003? Pentecost (NO_PENT)
TOTAL%
0) Give or receiving offering18845.4
1) Did not give13131.6
2) Do not receive9522.9
TOTAL414100.0
56) Approximately how many dollars did your household contribute to each offering in 2003? Peacemaking (AMT_PEAC)
TOTAL%
0) 11.1
5) 55.4
10) 3133.3
15) 33.2
20) 1516.1
25) 1415.1
40) 11.1
50) 1314.0
100) 77.5
200) 11.1
250) 11.1
3000) 11.1
Missing321 
TOTAL93100.0
57) Approximately how many dollars did your household contribute to each offering in 2003? Peacemaking (NO_PEAC)
TOTAL%
0) Give or receiving offering21451.7
1) Did not give12730.7
2) Do not receive7317.6
TOTAL414100.0
58) Approximately how many dollars did your household contribute to each offering in 2002? Christmas Joy (AMT_XMAS)
TOTAL%
2) 10.6
3) 10.6
5) 116.3
10) 4123.6
15) 84.6
20) 3117.8
25) 2614.9
30) 21.1
35) 10.6
40) 21.1
50) 2614.9
100) 1810.3
140) 10.6
200) 31.7
400) 10.6
99999) 10.6
Missing240 
TOTAL174100.0
59) Approximately how many dollars did your household contribute to each offering in 2002? Christmas Joy (NO_XMAS)
TOTAL%
0) Give or receiving offering25661.8
1) Did not give11728.3
2) Do not receive419.9
TOTAL414100.0
60) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: One Great Hour of Sharing: Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (36%) (OGHS_PDA)
TOTAL%
1) Increased369.5
2) Decreased112.9
3) Kept the same21055.6
4) Not familiar with program4211.1
5) No opinion7920.9
Missing36 
TOTAL378100.0
61) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: One Great Hour of Sharing: Self-Development of People (32%) (OGHS_DEV)
TOTAL%
1) Increased287.4
2) Decreased266.9
3) Kept the same18448.9
4) Not familiar with program5815.4
5) No opinion8021.3
Missing38 
TOTAL376100.0
62) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: One Great Hour of Sharing: Presbyterian Hunger Program (32%) (OGHS_HUN)
TOTAL%
1) Increased7118.6
2) Decreased102.6
3) Kept the same18348.0
4) Not familiar with program4010.5
5) No opinion7720.2
Missing33 
TOTAL381100.0
63) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: Pentecost: Congregation keep 40% for children at risk (PENT_CHI)
TOTAL%
1) Increased113.0
2) Decreased61.7
3) Kept the same10027.7
4) Not familiar with program12735.2
5) No opinion11732.4
Missing53 
TOTAL361100.0
64) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: Pentecost: Youth and young adults (50%) (PENT_YOU)
TOTAL%
1) Increased92.5
2) Decreased133.6
3) Kept the same9325.7
4) Not familiar with program13035.9
5) No opinion11732.3
Missing52 
TOTAL362100.0
65) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: Pentecost: Child advocacy (10%) (PENT_ADV)
TOTAL%
1) Increased195.3
2) Decreased61.7
3) Kept the same9125.2
4) Not familiar with program13036.0
5) No opinion11531.9
Missing53 
TOTAL361100.0
66) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: Peacemaking: Congregation keep 25% for peacemaking (PEAC_PEA)
TOTAL%
1) Increased205.4
2) Decreased256.7
3) Kept the same12333.2
4) Not familiar with program9926.7
5) No opinion10428.0
Missing43 
TOTAL371100.0
67) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: Peacemaking: Synod and presbytery peacemaking (25%) (PEAC_SYN)
TOTAL%
1) Increased92.4
2) Decreased308.2
3) Kept the same12433.7
4) Not familiar with program9926.9
5) No opinion10628.8
Missing46 
TOTAL368100.0
68) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: Peacemaking: Peacemaking Program (50%) (PEAC_PRO)
TOTAL%
1) Increased184.9
2) Decreased236.2
3) Kept the same11932.2
4) Not familiar with program10327.8
5) No opinion10728.9
Missing44 
TOTAL370100.0
69) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: Christmas Joy: Board of Pensions (50%) (XMAS_BOP)
TOTAL%
1) Increased6717.7
2) Decreased164.2
3) Kept the same14638.6
4) Not familiar with program6015.9
5) No opinion8923.5
Missing36 
TOTAL378100.0
70) Would you like the share of funds from this offering that goes to this program: Christmas Joy: Racial ethnic schools (50%) (XMAS_RAC)
TOTAL%
1) Increased154.0
2) Decreased5615.1
3) Kept the same14238.2
4) Not familiar with program6718.0
5) No opinion9224.7
Missing42 
TOTAL372100.0
71) If you could make one major change in the causes/issues that are supported by PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offerings, what would it be? Please check the box to the left corresponding to your choice, and then indicate the specific changes to the right of your choice. (Select only one response.) (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) Add one new special offering174.4
2) Delete one entire special offering338.6
3) Add an additional cause to an existing offering61.6
4) Delete one cause from an existing offering123.1
6) Make no changes in the current set of Churchwide Special Offerings or the causes they support11229.2
7) No opinion20353.0
Missing31 
TOTAL383100.0
72) [If CHANGE = 1 or "Add one new special offering" then ask:] For what ca[u]se? (ADD_NEW)
TOTAL%
4) Over-seas mission214.3
5) National mission1071.4
7) New church development214.3
Missing400 
TOTAL14100.0
73) [If CHANGE = 2 or "Delete one entire special offering" then ask:] Which one? (DELETE)
TOTAL%
2) Christmas Joy618.2
3) Peacemaking1854.5
4) Pentecost927.3
Missing381 
TOTAL33100.0
74) [If CHANGE = 3 or "Add an additional cause to an existing offering" then ask:] Add this cause. (ADD_EXIS)
TOTAL%
5) National mission466.7
7) New church development233.3
Missing408 
TOTAL6100.0
75) [If CHANGE = 3 or "Add an additional cause to an existing offering" then ask:] To this offering. (ADD_OFF)
TOTAL%
2) Christmas Joy240.0
3) Peacemaking120.0
4) Pentecost240.0
Missing409 
TOTAL5100.0
76) [If CHANGE = 4 or "Delete one cause from an existing offering" then ask:] Which cause? (DEL_EXIS)
TOTAL%
5) Youth and young adults17.1
6) Child Advocacy17.1
7) Congregation keeps 25% for peacemaking214.3
9) Peacemaking program214.3
10) Board of pensions321.4
11) Racial ethnic schools535.7
Missing400 
TOTAL14100.0
77) [If CHANGE = 5 or "Replace a current offering cause with a new one" then ask:] Delete this cause: (DEL_OFF)
TOTAL%
10) Board of pensions150.0
11) Racial ethnic schools150.0
Missing412 
TOTAL2100.0
78) [If CHANGE = 5 or "Replace a current offering cause with a new one" then ask:] Add this cause: (REPLACE)
TOTAL%
5) National mission150.0
7) Other150.0
Missing412 
TOTAL2100.0
79) Ideally, how many Churchwide Special Offering would you like the PC(USA) to support? (CSO_SUP)
TOTAL%
1) Four12030.5
2) Five20.5
4) There are too many right now4711.9
5) Don't know7218.3
6) Depends on what the money would be used15338.8
Missing20 
TOTAL394100.0
80) I would prefer a Churchwide Special Offering that funds programs concerned with… (SUPPORT)
TOTAL%
1) Assisting ecumenical efforts of partner churches overseas123.4
2) Child advocacy308.4
3) Children at risk10729.9
4) Education of local church leaders overseas113.1
5) Supporting mission personnel in the United States6518.2
6) Supporting mission personnel in the US359.8
7) Youth and young adult programs9827.4
Missing56 
TOTAL358100.0
81) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to support mission at home (SUP_MIS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor15541.9
2) Favor17045.9
3) Oppose102.7
4) Strongly oppose20.5
5) No opinion338.9
Missing44 
TOTAL370100.0
82) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to support mission abroad (SUP_MIS2)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor8624.0
2) Favor17649.2
3) Oppose328.9
4) Strongly oppose113.1
5) No opinion5314.8
Missing56 
TOTAL358100.0
83) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to Underwrite mission personnel (SUP_MIS3)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor3911.2
2) Favor17048.9
3) Oppose257.2
4) Strongly oppose51.4
5) No opinion10931.3
Missing66 
TOTAL348100.0
84) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to help educate and train local leaders (SUP_EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor5314.9
2) Favor16646.8
3) Oppose4211.8
4) Strongly oppose20.6
5) No opinion9225.9
Missing59 
TOTAL355100.0
85) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to support ecumenical efforts (SUP_ECUM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor329.2
2) Favor14040.3
3) Oppose4813.8
4) Strongly oppose133.7
5) No opinion11432.9
Missing67 
TOTAL347100.0
86) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to support ministry (SUP_MINI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor4914.0
2) Favor19154.7
3) Oppose308.6
4) Strongly oppose72.0
5) No opinion7220.6
Missing65 
TOTAL349100.0
87) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to support local needs (e.g., food pantry, homeless shelter, ecumenical community) (SUP_LOC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor17247.0
2) Favor13436.6
3) Oppose205.5
4) Strongly oppose71.9
5) No opinion339.0
Missing48 
TOTAL366100.0
88) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to support evangelism (SUP_EVAN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor6017.1
2) Favor14340.9
3) Oppose5214.9
4) Strongly oppose133.7
5) No opinion8223.4
Missing64 
TOTAL350100.0
89) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to support new church development (SUP_NEW)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor4312.3
2) Favor16547.0
3) Oppose5014.2
4) Strongly oppose72.0
5) No opinion8624.5
Missing63 
TOTAL351100.0
90) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to support congregational redevelopment (SUP_REDE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor3911.3
2) Favor14441.6
3) Oppose5315.3
4) Strongly oppose82.3
5) No opinion10229.5
Missing68 
TOTAL346100.0
91) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to provide scholarship funds for education (SUP_SCHO)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor5415.1
2) Favor14440.2
3) Oppose5816.2
4) Strongly oppose143.9
5) No opinion8824.6
Missing56 
TOTAL358100.0
92) If a Churchwide Special Offering designated for mission was developed by the PC(USA), what is your opinion of using those contributions to support social justice (SUP_JUST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly favor5716.2
2) Favor10329.3
3) Oppose7120.2
4) Strongly oppose288.0
5) No opinion9326.4
Missing62 
TOTAL352100.0
93) What is the minimum number of weeks that you believe should separate any two Churchwide Special offerings? (MIN_WKS)
TOTAL%
1) 110.4
2) 231.2
3) 320.8
4) 4208.2
6) 6145.7
7) 741.6
8) 85823.7
9) 920.8
10) 10249.8
11) 1120.8
12) 127129.0
13) 13166.5
14) 1420.8
15) 1552.0
16) 1652.0
17) 1710.4
18) 1810.4
20) 2020.8
24) 2420.8
25) 2510.4
26) 2662.4
40) 4010.4
52) 5220.8
Missing169 
TOTAL245100.0
94) What is the minimum number of weeks that you believe should separate any two Churchwide Special offerings? No opinion (MIN_WKS2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26564.0
1) Checked14936.0
TOTAL414100.0
95) Should one of the current Churchwide Special Offerings be replaced with a new Special Offering to support mission at home and abroad, underwrite mission personnel, help educate and train local leaders, and support ecumenical efforts that are consistent with the mission of the PC(USA)? (REPLACE2)
TOTAL%
1) No14337.6
2) Yes8121.3
3) Don't know15641.1
Missing34 
TOTAL380100.0
96) [IF "YES" TO REPLACE2] Which Churchwide Special Offering should be replaced with a new offering? (REPPLA2)
TOTAL%
1) One Great Hour of Sharing55.7
2) Pentecost3540.2
3) Peacemaking3742.5
4) Christmas Joy1011.5
Missing327 
TOTAL87100.0
97) Which of the following would you prefer? (PREFER)
TOTAL%
1) A new (5th) Churchwide Special Offering to fund mission297.9
2) Reinstate the Witness Special Offering and the causes it supported (mission of the church at home and abroad) to replace the Pentecost Offering5615.2
3) No change: Keep the four Churchwide Special Offerings the way they are9525.7
4) Not sure18951.2
Missing45 
TOTAL369100.0
98) In addition to the four Special Offerings, many Presbyterian congregations, presbyteries, and synods also sponsor other special appeals for funds to support causes beyond the congregation. In the last year, has your congregation participated in any special offering, that is, has your congregation been a part of a special appeal, whether PC(USA) or non-PC(USA), for contributions to specified causes in the community, the region, the nation, or the world? (CON_PRE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22156.5
2) No4010.2
3) Don't know13033.2
Missing23 
TOTAL391100.0
99) [IF "YES" to CON_PRE] Indicate what type(s) of other special offerings your congregation participated in. Special offering for local cause (e.g., food pantry, homeless shelter, ecumenical community ministry) (OFFR_LOC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17341.8
1) Checked24158.2
TOTAL414100.0
100) [IF "YES" to CON_PRE] Indicate what type(s) of other special offerings your congregation participated in. Presbytery-sponsored special offering (e.g., for a new church development, camp or retreat center) (OFFR_SPO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34783.8
1) Checked6716.2
TOTAL414100.0
101) [IF "YES" to CON_PRE] Indicate what type(s) of other special offerings your congregation participated in. Special offering for other Presbyterian church program (e.g., retirement and children's homes) (OFFR_CHU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34282.6
1) Checked7217.4
TOTAL414100.0
102) [IF "YES" to CON_PRE] Indicate what type(s) of other special offerings your congregation participated in. Special offering for national or international non-Presbyterian causes (e.g., World Vision, UNICEF, Habitat for Humanity) (OFFR_NAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28969.8
1) Checked12530.2
TOTAL414100.0
103) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? Pastor (OFF_PAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32879.2
1) Checked8620.8
TOTAL414100.0
104) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? Clerk of session (OFF_CLER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39294.7
1) Checked225.3
TOTAL414100.0
105) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? Mission committee chair (OFF_CHA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34984.3
1) Checked6515.7
TOTAL414100.0
106) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? Mission committee member (OFF_MEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36588.2
1) Checked4911.8
TOTAL414100.0
107) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? Other committee chair (OFF_CHA2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39695.7
1) Checked184.3
TOTAL414100.0
108) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? Other committee member (OFF_MEM2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40397.3
1) Checked112.7
TOTAL414100.0
109) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? Other church member (OFF_MEM3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37390.1
1) Checked419.9
TOTAL414100.0
110) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? Don't know (OFF_KNOW)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21151.0
1) Checked20349.0
TOTAL414100.0
111) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? We don't receive other special offerings in our congregation (OFF_RECE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39695.7
1) Checked184.3
TOTAL414100.0
112) Who initiated receiving other PC(USA) or non-PC(USA) special offerings in your congregation in 2003? Other (OFF_OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40497.6
1) Checked102.4
TOTAL414100.0
113) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Pastor, assistant pastor, interim pastor (OGHS_P2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked27666.7
1) Checked13833.3
TOTAL414100.0
114) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Other Church staff (e.g., church secretary, Director of Christian Education, financial manager (OGHS_ST1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37390.1
1) Checked419.9
TOTAL414100.0
115) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Clerk of session (OGHS_CLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39896.1
1) Checked163.9
TOTAL414100.0
116) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Mission committee chair (OGHS_CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32578.5
1) Checked8921.5
TOTAL414100.0
117) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Mission committee member (OGHS_ME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37289.9
1) Checked4210.1
TOTAL414100.0
118) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Stewardship committee chair (OGHS_ST2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37490.3
1) Checked409.7
TOTAL414100.0
119) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Stewardship committee member (OGHS_ST3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39996.4
1) Checked153.6
TOTAL414100.0
120) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Other committee chair/member (OGHS_CH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40096.6
1) Checked143.4
TOTAL414100.0
121) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Other church member (OGHS_ME3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40196.9
1) Checked133.1
TOTAL414100.0
122) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Don't know (OGHS_KN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26664.3
1) Checked14835.7
TOTAL414100.0
123) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. One Great Hour of Sharing- Don't receive (OGHS_RE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40597.8
1) Checked92.2
TOTAL414100.0
124) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Pastor, assistant pastor, interim pastor (PENT_P2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36487.9
1) Checked5012.1
TOTAL414100.0
125) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Other Church staff (e.g., church secretary, Director of Christian Education, financial manager (PENTSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40597.8
1) Checked92.2
TOTAL414100.0
126) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Clerk of session (PENT_CLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40998.8
1) Checked51.2
TOTAL414100.0
127) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Mission committee chair (PENT_CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38693.2
1) Checked286.8
TOTAL414100.0
128) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Mission committee member (PENT_ME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39595.4
1) Checked194.6
TOTAL414100.0
129) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Stewardship committee chair (PENT_ST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40196.9
1) Checked133.1
TOTAL414100.0
130) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Stewardship committee member (PENT_ST2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40798.3
1) Checked71.7
TOTAL414100.0
131) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Other committee chair/member (PENT_CH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40597.8
1) Checked92.2
TOTAL414100.0
132) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Other church member (PENT_ME3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40798.3
1) Checked71.7
TOTAL414100.0
133) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Don't know (PENT_KN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25661.8
1) Checked15838.2
TOTAL414100.0
134) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Pentecost- Don't receive (PENT_R2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32678.7
1) Checked8821.3
TOTAL414100.0
135) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Pastor, assistant pastor, interim pastor (PEAC_P2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34884.1
1) Checked6615.9
TOTAL414100.0
136) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Other Church staff (e.g., church secretary, Director of Christian Education, financial manager (PEACSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39795.9
1) Checked174.1
TOTAL414100.0
137) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Clerk of session (PEAC_CLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40898.6
1) Checked61.4
TOTAL414100.0
138) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Mission committee chair (PEAC_CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36087.0
1) Checked5413.0
TOTAL414100.0
139) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Mission committee member (PEAC_ME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38392.5
1) Checked317.5
TOTAL414100.0
140) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Stewardship committee chair (PEAC_ST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39595.4
1) Checked194.6
TOTAL414100.0
141) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Stewardship committee member (PEAC_ST2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40597.8
1) Checked92.2
TOTAL414100.0
142) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Other committee chair/member (PEAC_CH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39996.4
1) Checked153.6
TOTAL414100.0
143) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Other church member (PEAC_ME3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40497.6
1) Checked102.4
TOTAL414100.0
144) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Don't know (PEAC_KN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26062.8
1) Checked15437.2
TOTAL414100.0
145) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Peacemaking- Don't receive (PEAC_RE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35285.0
1) Checked6215.0
TOTAL414100.0
146) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Pastor, assistant pastor, interim pastor (XMAS_PA2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31074.9
1) Checked10425.1
TOTAL414100.0
147) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Other Church staff (e.g., church secretary, Director of Christian Education, financial manager (XMAS_ST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38292.3
1) Checked327.7
TOTAL414100.0
148) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Clerk of session (XMAS_CLE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40196.9
1) Checked133.1
TOTAL414100.0
149) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Mission committee chair (XMAS_CH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35485.5
1) Checked6014.5
TOTAL414100.0
150) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Mission committee member (XMAS_ME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38292.3
1) Checked327.7
TOTAL414100.0
151) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Stewardship committee chair (XMAS_ST1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38593.0
1) Checked297.0
TOTAL414100.0
152) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Stewardship committee member (XMAS_ST2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40497.6
1) Checked102.4
TOTAL414100.0
153) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Other committee chair/member (XMAS_CH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40096.6
1) Checked143.4
TOTAL414100.0
154) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Other church member (XMAS_ME3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39695.7
1) Checked184.3
TOTAL414100.0
155) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Don't know (XMAS_KN2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24559.2
1) Checked16940.8
TOTAL414100.0
156) Please specify the person or persons mainly responsible for the promotion of each PC(USA) Churchwide Special Offering in your congregation. Christmas Joy- Don't receive (XMAS_DR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38492.8
1) Checked307.2
TOTAL414100.0
157) Would you like to see the PC(USA) make it possible to give money to causes supported by Churchwide Special Offerings via the Internet with a credit card? (GIV_MON)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8120.5
2) No19348.9
3) Don't know12130.6
Missing19 
TOTAL395100.0
158) How likely would you be to give money over the Internet by credit card to a cause or program of the PC(USA) that you supported? (GIV_MON2)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely143.5
2) Likely348.4
3) Not too likely7318.1
4) Not at all likely25262.5
5) Not sure307.4
Missing11 
TOTAL403100.0
159) Survey Form (FORM1)
TOTAL%
1) Paper37490.3
2) Web409.7
TOTAL414100.0
160) Identification Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL412971.303577
161) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40521.20517
162) [If YRMEM = 0] How many months have you been a member of congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Less than 1 month17.7
1) 1215.4
6) 6430.8
7) 717.7
9) 917.7
10) 10323.1
11) 1117.7
Missing401 
TOTAL13100.0
163) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) 0338.2
1) 16716.6
2) 27418.3
3) 34310.6
4) 4256.2
5) 54811.9
6) 6153.7
7) 792.2
8) 851.2
9) 992.2
10) 10266.4
11) 1120.5
12) 1241.0
13) 1341.0
14) 1451.2
15) 15112.7
17) 1741.0
18) 1830.7
20) 2051.2
21) 2110.2
25) 2530.7
27) 2710.2
35) 3510.2
39) 3910.2
40) 4010.2
110) 11010.2
200) 20010.2
350) 35010.2
999) Don't know10.2
Missing10 
TOTAL404100.0
164) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34082.5
1) Checked7217.5
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
165) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL288698.851795
166) Have you ever been ordained an Elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17242.4
2) No23457.6
Missing8 
TOTAL406100.0
167) [IF ORDELDER is 1] Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes198.2
2) No21491.8
Missing181 
TOTAL233100.0
168) Have you ever been ordained a Deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14134.8
2) No26465.2
Missing9 
TOTAL405100.0
169) [If ORDDEACN is 1] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2613.1
2) No17286.9
Missing216 
TOTAL198100.0
170) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38493.2
1) Checked286.8
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
171) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31676.7
1) Checked9623.3
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
172) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39696.1
1) Checked163.9
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
173) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36688.8
1) Checked4611.2
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
174) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31175.5
1) Checked10124.5
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
175) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40698.5
1) Checked61.5
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
176) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34583.7
1) Checked6716.3
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
177) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34483.5
1) Checked6816.5
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
178) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30373.5
1) Checked10926.5
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
179) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never30.7
2) Less than once a year41.0
3) Once-twice a year61.5
4) Several times a year184.4
5) Once a month297.1
6) 2-3 times a month7017.1
7) Nearly every week16339.9
8) Every week11628.4
Missing5 
TOTAL409100.0
180) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: attended programs or events at your church (besides worship; if you attended Sunday or Church School include those hours here.)? (HREVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours10024.5
2) 1-2 Hours7217.6
3) 3-5 Hours10626.0
4) 6-10 Hours7819.1
5) 11-20 Hours399.6
6) More than 20 Hours133.2
Missing6 
TOTAL408100.0
181) 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? (HRVOLUNT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours13733.6
2) 1-2 Hours10124.8
3) 3-5 Hours8420.6
4) 6-10 Hours5012.3
5) 11-20 Hours225.4
6) More than 20 Hours143.4
Missing6 
TOTAL408100.0
182) 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? (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours23257.3
2) 1-2 Hours8220.2
3) 3-5 Hours5513.6
4) 6-10 Hours225.4
5) 11-20 Hours51.2
6) More than 20 Hours92.2
Missing9 
TOTAL405100.0
183) 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)? (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours15138.0
2) 1-2 Hours9423.7
3) 3-5 Hours7218.1
4) 6-10 Hours4310.8
5) 11-20 Hours184.5
6) More than 20 Hours194.8
Missing17 
TOTAL397100.0
184) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily6617.0
2) Several times a week5915.2
3) Weekly4110.6
4) Several times a month4411.3
5) Once a month307.7
6) Several times a year7318.8
7) Once a year or less4311.1
8) Never328.2
Missing26 
TOTAL388100.0
185) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily123.3
2) Several times a week133.6
3) Weekly4211.6
4) Several times a month236.4
5) Once a month267.2
6) Several times a year5214.4
7) Once a year or less5314.6
8) Never14139.0
Missing52 
TOTAL362100.0
186) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily20.6
2) Several times a week51.4
3) Weekly7420.4
4) Several times a month185.0
5) Once a month298.0
6) Several times a year287.7
7) Once a year or less5013.8
8) Never15643.1
Missing52 
TOTAL362100.0
187) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily27168.3
2) Several times a week6817.1
3) Weekly143.5
4) Several times a month194.8
5) Once a month41.0
6) Several times a year153.8
7) Once a year or less30.8
8) Never30.8
Missing17 
TOTAL397100.0
188) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily8723.0
2) Several times a week4411.6
3) Weekly5614.8
4) Several times a month328.5
5) Once a month225.8
6) Several times a year5715.1
7) Once a year or less154.0
8) Never6517.2
Missing36 
TOTAL378100.0
189) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily20.6
2) Several times a week51.4
3) Weekly226.1
4) Several times a month123.3
5) Once a month143.9
6) Several times a year226.1
7) Once a year or less4412.3
8) Never23866.3
Missing55 
TOTAL359100.0
190) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31779.3
2) No8320.8
Missing14 
TOTAL400100.0
191) What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist319.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)82.4
3) Episcopal123.7
4) Lutheran257.6
5) Methodist4212.8
6) Presbyterian15146.0
7) Other Presbyterian82.4
8) Reformed41.2
9) Roman Catholic92.7
10) UCC185.5
11) Independent or non-denominational51.5
12) Other154.6
Missing86 
TOTAL328100.0
192) In what religious denomination were you raised? (check only one box. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, answer by putting a check by the one that influenced you the most.) (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist4611.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)112.7
3) Episcopal102.5
4) Lutheran215.2
5) Methodist5313.2
6) Presbyterian18646.2
7) Other Presbyterian30.7
8) Reformed61.5
9) Roman Catholic205.0
10) UCC133.2
11) Independent or non-denominational51.2
12) None82.0
13) Other215.2
Missing11 
TOTAL403100.0
193) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40118.24217
194) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative205.0
2) Conservative14034.8
3) Moderate16240.3
4) Liberal6315.7
5) Very liberal174.2
Missing12 
TOTAL402100.0
195) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24059.9
2) No16140.1
Missing13 
TOTAL401100.0
196) Would you say you have had a conversion experience—that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (EXPERIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17143.0
2) No22757.0
Missing16 
TOTAL398100.0
197) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word4310.6
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context15939.4
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings15638.6
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us358.7
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book71.7
7) Don't know41.0
Missing10 
TOTAL404100.0
198) The account of Creation presented in Genesis: (GENESIS)
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 world215.4
2) Is a true account of how God created the world20853.1
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created16341.6
Missing22 
TOTAL392100.0
199) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4411.0
2) Agree11027.6
3) Not sure5614.0
4) Disagree15839.6
5) Strongly disagree317.8
Missing15 
TOTAL399100.0
200) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree256.3
2) Agree9122.9
3) Not sure7518.8
4) Disagree12330.9
5) Strongly disagree8421.1
Missing16 
TOTAL398100.0
201) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a life beyond death. (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25462.9
2) Agree9423.3
3) Not sure4811.9
4) Disagree61.5
5) Strongly disagree20.5
Missing10 
TOTAL404100.0
202) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16641.9
2) Agree10225.8
3) Not sure7117.9
4) Disagree4411.1
5) Strongly disagree133.3
Missing18 
TOTAL396100.0
203) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus will return to Earth someday (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18145.1
2) Agree9523.7
3) Not sure9924.7
4) Disagree174.2
5) Strongly disagree92.2
Missing13 
TOTAL401100.0
204) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Only followers of Jesus can be saved (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8822.1
2) Agree7919.8
3) Not sure8521.3
4) Disagree9824.6
5) Strongly disagree4912.3
Missing15 
TOTAL399100.0
205) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Important to share faith with other people (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12731.8
2) Agree20651.5
3) Not sure4110.3
4) Disagree246.0
5) Strongly disagree20.5
Missing14 
TOTAL400100.0
206) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13333.1
2) Agree12330.6
3) Not sure8320.6
4) Disagree4410.9
5) Strongly disagree194.7
Missing12 
TOTAL402100.0
207) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jesus was born of a virgin. (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16441.4
2) Agree13834.8
3) Not sure5914.9
4) Disagree256.3
5) Strongly disagree102.5
Missing18 
TOTAL396100.0
208) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: We should respect other world religions and quit trying to impose Christianity on them. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5714.3
2) Agree14035.0
3) Not sure7919.8
4) Disagree8922.3
5) Strongly disagree358.8
Missing14 
TOTAL400100.0
209) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23557.6
2) Agree13733.6
3) Not sure307.4
4) Disagree20.5
5) Strongly disagree41.0
Missing6 
TOTAL408100.0
210) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree17743.8
2) Agree11328.0
3) Not sure8220.3
4) Disagree174.2
5) Strongly disagree153.7
Missing10 
TOTAL404100.0
211) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female25662.4
2) Male15437.6
Missing4 
TOTAL410100.0
212) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40959.42116
213) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm297.1
2) On a farm92.2
3) Small city-town12129.8
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)6115.0
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city4811.8
6) In a large city (over 250,000)4511.1
7) In a suburb near a large city9322.9
Missing8 
TOTAL406100.0
214) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married31177.2
2) Not married9222.8
Missing11 
TOTAL403100.0
215) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2828.3
2) Yes, am now widowed4343.4
3) Yes, am now divorced2424.2
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced44.0
Missing315 
TOTAL99100.0
216) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No24981.6
2) Yes, was widowed103.3
3) Yes, was divorced4314.1
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced31.0
Missing109 
TOTAL305100.0
217) 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. (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist4012.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)82.6
3) Episcopal103.2
4) Lutheran175.4
5) Methodist4715.1
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA8828.2
8) Reformed61.9
9) Roman Catholic5417.3
10) UCC113.5
11) Non-denominational10.3
12) None72.2
13) Other237.4
Missing102 
TOTAL312100.0
218) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife is currently in (if more than one, select the one in which she or he is most involved) (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.7
3) Episcopal10.3
5) Methodist20.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA24885.8
7) Other Presbyterian10.3
9) Roman Catholic124.2
10) UCC20.7
11) Non-denominational10.3
12) None155.2
13) Other51.7
Missing125 
TOTAL289100.0
219) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never82.7
2) Less than once a year72.4
3) About once-twice a year196.5
4) Several times a year186.1
5) About once a month227.5
6) 2-3 times a month4113.9
7) Nearly every week10435.4
8) Every week7525.5
Missing120 
TOTAL294100.0
220) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never2532.9
2) Less than once a year911.8
3) About once-twice a year1621.1
4) Several times a year1013.2
5) About once a month33.9
6) 2-3 times a month22.6
7) Nearly every week56.6
8) Every week67.9
Missing338 
TOTAL76100.0
221) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29371.1
1) Checked11928.9
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
222) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37190.0
1) Checked4110.0
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
223) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38593.4
1) Checked276.6
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
224) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40498.1
1) Checked81.9
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
225) Please indicate your employment status: retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23456.8
1) Checked17843.2
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
226) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37190.0
1) Checked4110.0
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
227) Please indicate your employment status: student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39996.8
1) Checked133.2
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
228) Please indicate your employment status: other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39996.8
1) Checked133.2
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
229) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29571.6
1) Checked11728.4
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
230) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38994.4
1) Checked235.6
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
231) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39194.9
1) Checked215.1
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
232) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40999.3
1) Checked30.7
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
233) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31075.2
1) Checked10224.8
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
234) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38192.5
1) Checked317.5
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
235) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40999.3
1) Checked30.7
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
236) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41099.5
1) Checked20.5
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
237) Indicate average hours worked per week (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0188.3
1) 110.5
2) 220.9
3) 331.4
4) 420.9
5) 510.5
6) 620.9
9) 910.5
10) 10115.1
12) 1241.8
15) 1520.9
16) 1610.5
18) 1810.5
20) 20115.1
24) 2431.4
25) 2562.8
27) 2710.5
28) 2810.5
30) 30104.6
32) 3231.4
35) 3583.7
36) 3620.9
37) 3710.5
38) 3820.9
40) 404721.7
42) 4220.9
43) 4310.5
44) 4420.9
45) 45136.0
46) 4610.5
47) 4710.5
48) 4831.4
50) 502511.5
52) 5220.9
53) 5310.5
55) 5594.1
56) 5610.5
60) 6062.8
62) 6210.5
65) 6510.5
70) 7010.5
99) Don't know31.4
Missing197 
TOTAL217100.0
238) 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 (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0179.3
4) 431.6
5) 510.5
8) 810.5
10) 1010.5
12) 1210.5
14) 1410.5
15) 1531.6
16) 1621.1
17) 1710.5
20) 2084.4
25) 2531.6
28) 2810.5
30) 3042.2
32) 3221.1
35) 3542.2
36) 3610.5
37) 3721.1
38) 3810.5
40) 404625.3
42) 4210.5
43) 4310.5
44) 4410.5
45) 45189.9
47) 4710.5
48) 4842.2
50) 502513.7
54) 5410.5
55) 5563.3
57) 5710.5
60) 60147.7
70) 7031.6
80) 8010.5
99) Don't know21.1
Missing232 
TOTAL182100.0
239) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school71.8
4) High school diploma4110.3
5) Some college8822.1
6) Graduated from college9824.6
7) Some graduate work5313.3
8) Graduate degree11127.9
Missing16 
TOTAL398100.0
240) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school51.6
4) High school diploma3912.8
5) Some college6722.0
6) Graduated from college8728.5
7) Some graduate work247.9
8) Graduate degree8327.2
Missing109 
TOTAL305100.0
241) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None5613.7
1) 1379.0
2) 216139.4
3) 39623.5
4) 44210.3
5) 5143.4
6) 620.5
7) 710.2
Missing5 
TOTAL409100.0
242) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) Live alone5814.1
2) Two of us22454.6
3) Three of us5513.4
4) Four of us5413.2
5) Five of us102.4
6) Six of us61.5
7) Seven or more of us20.5
8) Not applicable10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL410100.0
243) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: under 6 years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None10777.5
1) 12215.9
2) 264.3
3) 321.4
4) 410.7
Missing276 
TOTAL138100.0
244) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 6-12 years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None10166.0
1) 13824.8
2) 2106.5
3) 332.0
4) 410.7
Missing261 
TOTAL153100.0
245) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 13-17 years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None10365.6
1) 13824.2
2) 2159.6
3) 310.6
Missing257 
TOTAL157100.0
246) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 18-24 years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None9876.0
1) 12418.6
2) 243.1
3) 332.3
Missing285 
TOTAL129100.0
247) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 25 years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None51.3
1) 16215.7
2) 231078.7
3) 3174.3
Missing20 
TOTAL394100.0
248) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone5112.9
2) A single parent, living with one or more children174.3
3) Married- no kids19749.7
4) A married couple, living with one or more children10927.5
5) Some other arrangement225.6
Missing18 
TOTAL396100.0
249) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat10325.6
2) Independent5513.7
3) Republican23358.0
4) Other112.7
Missing12 
TOTAL402100.0
250) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often19748.4
2) Few times a week8220.1
3) Once a week112.7
4) Less than weekly338.1
5) Never8420.6
Missing7 
TOTAL407100.0
251) How often do you send-receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often20249.6
2) Few times a week8320.4
3) Once a week102.5
4) Less than weekly327.9
5) Never8019.7
Missing7 
TOTAL407100.0
252) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): white or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked81.9
1) Checked40498.1
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
253) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40999.3
1) Checked30.7
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
254) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41099.5
1) Checked20.5
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
255) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41099.5
1) Checked20.5
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
256) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00051.4
2) $10,000- $14,99920.5
3) $15,000- $19,999102.7
4) $20,000- $29,999369.9
5) $30,000- $39,999328.8
6) $40,000- $49,9994412.1
7) $50,000- $59,999277.4
8) $60,000- $69,999308.2
9) $70,000- $79,999236.3
10) $80,000- $89,999236.3
11) $90,000- $99,999267.1
12) $100,000- $124,9994412.1
13) $125,000- $149,999267.1
14) $150,000- more3710.1
Missing49 
TOTAL365100.0
257) Did you or any other family member in your household fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes33582.3
2) No6917.0
3) Don't know30.7
Missing7 
TOTAL407100.0
258) Did you contribute to your congregation? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38597.0
2) No123.0
Missing17 
TOTAL397100.0
259) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL34616837.355119246
260) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to your congregation, in giving to a special capital campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church? (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16644.4
2) No20855.6
Missing40 
TOTAL374100.0
261) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
TOTAL%
0) None138.3
20) 2031.9
25) 2521.3
40) 4021.3
50) 5095.8
60) 6021.3
100) 100117.1
120) 12010.6
150) 15010.6
200) 200106.4
250) 25031.9
275) 27510.6
300) 300106.4
375) 37510.6
400) 40031.9
420) 42010.6
461) 46110.6
500) 5001710.9
520) 52010.6
600) 60042.6
667) 66710.6
800) 80010.6
1000) 1000138.3
1200) 120031.9
1400) 140010.6
1440) 144010.6
1500) 150031.9
1600) 160010.6
1800) 180031.9
2000) 200063.8
2080) 208010.6
2500) 250010.6
3000) 300021.3
3200) 320021.3
3600) 360010.6
4000) 400021.3
5000) 500031.9
6000) 600010.6
7500) 750010.6
8333) 833310.6
11000) 1100010.6
11500) 1150010.6
12000) 1200010.6
15000) 1500010.6
80000) 8000010.6
999999) 99999974.5
Missing258 
TOTAL156100.0
262) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to 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, Pentecost, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy? (SPECIALA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31781.1
2) No7418.9
Missing23 
TOTAL391100.0
263) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to special appeal (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
0) None62.1
5) 520.7
7) 710.3
10) 1072.4
17) 1710.3
20) 20206.9
25) 25175.8
30) 3072.4
35) 3510.3
40) 40103.4
45) 4510.3
50) 504214.4
60) 6031.0
65) 6510.3
75) 7531.0
80) 8020.7
100) 1005619.2
105) 10510.3
110) 11010.3
115) 11510.3
120) 12010.3
125) 12531.0
135) 13510.3
150) 15093.1
190) 19010.3
195) 19510.3
200) 2002910.0
250) 25020.7
270) 27010.3
300) 300103.4
315) 31510.3
400) 40062.1
450) 45010.3
500) 500165.5
575) 57510.3
600) 60031.0
700) 70010.3
750) 75010.3
900) 90010.3
1000) 100020.7
1200) 120010.3
1394) 139410.3
2000) 200020.7
7500) 750010.3
999999) 999999124.1
Missing123 
TOTAL291100.0
264) Did you contribute to all religious causes (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16142.7
2) No21657.3
Missing37 
TOTAL377100.0
265) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None85.1
10) 1031.9
15) 1510.6
18) 1810.6
20) 2042.5
25) 25117.0
30) 3031.9
40) 4010.6
50) 502012.7
60) 6021.3
70) 7010.6
75) 7521.3
100) 1001610.1
105) 10510.6
110) 11010.6
125) 12521.3
150) 15021.3
180) 18021.3
200) 200117.0
250) 25042.5
265) 26510.6
300) 30095.7
320) 32010.6
400) 40010.6
450) 45021.3
456) 45610.6
480) 48010.6
500) 50095.7
660) 66010.6
800) 80021.3
940) 94010.6
1000) 100085.1
1100) 110010.6
1200) 120010.6
1500) 150010.6
1600) 160010.6
2000) 200021.3
2500) 250021.3
2555) 255510.6
3000) 300042.5
3400) 340010.6
4000) 400010.6
5000) 500021.3
6000) 600010.6
999999) 99999974.4
Missing256 
TOTAL158100.0
266) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to to non–religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36492.4
2) No307.6
Missing20 
TOTAL394100.0
267) Please give your best estimate of the amount contributed to non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL32725446.523154584
268) Survey Form (FORM2)
TOTAL%
1) Paper39495.6
2) Web184.4
Missing2 
TOTAL412100.0
269) What is your present age? (EX_AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under age 2041.0
2) 20-2461.5
3) 25-2941.0
4) 30-34122.9
5) 35-39235.6
6) 40-44317.6
7) 45-49338.1
8) 50-544110.0
9) 55-594511.0
10) 60-64389.3
11) 65-69409.8
12) 70-745112.5
13) 75-794110.0
14) 80-84317.6
15) 85-Older92.2
Missing5 
TOTAL409100.0
270) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 404912.0
2) 40-496415.6
3) 50-6412430.3
4) 65+17242.1
Missing5 
TOTAL409100.0
271) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female25662.4
2) Male15437.6
Missing4 
TOTAL410100.0
272) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001? (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 $20K174.7
2) $20K-$49,99911230.7
3) $50K-$99,99912935.3
4) $100K+10729.3
Missing49 
TOTAL365100.0
273) 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) Democrat10325.6
2) Independent5513.7
3) Republican23358.0
4) Other112.7
Missing12 
TOTAL402100.0
274) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you? (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school71.8
4) High school diploma4110.3
5) Some college8822.1
6) Graduated from college9824.6
7) Some graduate work5313.3
8) Graduate degree11127.9
Missing16 
TOTAL398100.0