Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2003 - Presbyterians Today, Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) In general, how important is it for the PC(USA) to have a regular means of communicating with individual members, elders, and ministers across the denomination? (COMMUNIC)
TOTAL%
1) Very important37665.2
2) Somewhat important16027.7
3) A little important284.9
4) Not important132.3
Missing4 
TOTAL577100.0
2) Prior to receiving this questionnaire, how familiar were you with the magazine Presbyterians Today? (FAMILIAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar10818.7
2) Generally familiar14324.7
3) Only a little familiar14725.4
4) Not familiar at all18031.1
Missing3 
TOTAL578100.0
3) [IF "VERY FAMILIAR" "GENERALLY FAMILIAR" OR "ONLY A LITTLE FAMILIAR" to FAMILIAR] Do you agree or disagree? By informing Presbyterians about other parts of the church and our shared mission, Presbyterians Today does a good job of binding the church together. (BIND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4210.0
2) Agree18945.1
3) Both agree and disagree9923.6
4) Disagree266.2
5) Strongly disagree51.2
6) Not sure5813.8
Missing162 
TOTAL419100.0
4) How would you rate the overall quality of the content of this issue? (QUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Very high6511.7
2) High22340.0
3) Moderately high13925.0
4) Mixed10418.7
5) Moderately poor71.3
6) Poor71.3
7) Very poor40.7
8) Don't know81.4
Missing24 
TOTAL557100.0
5) How would you rate the overall quality of the visual design? (QUALITY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very high8715.8
2) High23943.4
3) Moderately high14726.7
4) Mixed6411.6
5) Moderately poor40.7
7) Very poor20.4
8) Don't know81.5
Missing30 
TOTAL551100.0
6) How would you rate the overall quality of the photographs? (QUALITY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very high10118.4
2) High22140.3
3) Moderately high14326.0
4) Mixed6010.9
5) Moderately poor142.6
7) Very poor20.4
8) Don't know81.5
Missing32 
TOTAL549100.0
7) How would you rate the overall quality of the writing? (QUALITY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very high529.5
2) High22340.8
3) Moderately high14927.2
4) Mixed10519.2
5) Moderately poor50.9
7) Very poor40.7
8) Don't know91.6
Missing34 
TOTAL547100.0
8) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Cover story on church architecture (p. 12) (INTRST)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest7212.9
2) High interest17731.6
3) Some interest21738.8
4) Only a little interest6912.3
5) No interest254.5
Missing21 
TOTAL560100.0
9) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Article on clergy couples (p. 28) (INTRST2)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest407.2
2) High interest16429.4
3) Some interest24644.1
4) Only a little interest8815.8
5) No interest203.6
Missing23 
TOTAL558100.0
10) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? General Assembly report (p. 22) (INTRST3)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest15728.3
2) High interest22540.6
3) Some interest13023.5
4) Only a little interest305.4
5) No interest122.2
Missing27 
TOTAL554100.0
11) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Classified advertisements (p. 32) (INTRST4)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest132.3
2) High interest539.5
3) Some interest14826.6
4) Only a little interest21037.8
5) No interest13223.7
Missing25 
TOTAL556100.0
12) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Other advertisements (INTRST5)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest50.9
2) High interest305.4
3) Some interest16429.4
4) Only a little interest22540.4
5) No interest13323.9
Missing24 
TOTAL557100.0
13) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? UpFront (p. 2) (INTRST6)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest7613.9
2) High interest21639.6
3) Some interest19635.9
4) Only a little interest397.1
5) No interest193.5
Missing35 
TOTAL546100.0
14) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? LaughLines (p. 5) (INTRST7)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest488.7
2) High interest19535.5
3) Some interest22641.2
4) Only a little interest549.8
5) No interest264.7
Missing32 
TOTAL549100.0
15) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Cartoons (pp. 5, 38) (INTRST8)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest417.4
2) High interest15227.5
3) Some interest25145.5
4) Only a little interest7814.1
5) No interest305.4
Missing29 
TOTAL552100.0
16) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Spiritual Fitness (p. 6) (INTRST9)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest8315.1
2) High interest19936.3
3) Some interest18834.3
4) Only a little interest6511.9
5) No interest132.4
Missing33 
TOTAL548100.0
17) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Go Figure (p. 7) (INTRST10)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest5810.7
2) High interest19135.1
3) Some interest21639.7
4) Only a little interest5510.1
5) No interest244.4
Missing37 
TOTAL544100.0
18) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? SpotLight (p. 8) (INTRST11)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest549.9
2) High interest20136.7
3) Some interest21338.9
4) Only a little interest539.7
5) No interest264.8
Missing34 
TOTAL547100.0
19) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Critics' Corner (p. 30) (INTRST12)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest478.6
2) High interest16129.5
3) Some interest23543.0
4) Only a little interest7613.9
5) No interest274.9
Missing35 
TOTAL546100.0
20) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Q&A (p. 32) (INTRST13)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest8615.9
2) High interest21339.4
3) Some interest18133.5
4) Only a little interest437.9
5) No interest183.3
Missing40 
TOTAL541100.0
21) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Readers Write (p. 38) (INTRST14)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest5610.2
2) High interest19735.8
3) Some interest19335.0
4) Only a little interest7313.2
5) No interest325.8
Missing30 
TOTAL551100.0
22) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Bright Ideas (p. 45) (INTRST15)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest6612.1
2) High interest19335.3
3) Some interest20537.5
4) Only a little interest6311.5
5) No interest203.7
Missing34 
TOTAL547100.0
23) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? Bible Explorations (p. 46) (INTRST16)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest8816.2
2) High interest23643.5
3) Some interest16129.7
4) Only a little interest448.1
5) No interest132.4
Missing39 
TOTAL542100.0
24) How would you rate the following feature in this issue in terms of its interest to you personally? The Church in Society (p. 48) (INTRST17)
TOTAL%
1) Very high interest9216.8
2) High interest20637.6
3) Some interest17031.0
4) Only a little interest509.1
5) No interest305.5
Missing33 
TOTAL548100.0
25) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY)
TOTAL%
1) Very interesting12422.2
2) Interesting23842.6
3) Neutral12722.7
4) Bland458.1
5) Very bland142.5
6) No opinion112.0
Missing22 
TOTAL559100.0
26) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY2)
TOTAL%
1) Very inspiring478.5
2) Inspiring19735.4
3) Neutral17731.8
4) Uninspiring9617.3
5) Very uninspiring254.5
6) No opinion142.5
Missing25 
TOTAL556100.0
27) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY3)
TOTAL%
1) Very attractive11721.2
2) Attractive26147.3
3) Neutral13724.8
4) Unattractive203.6
5) Very unattractive61.1
6) No opinion112.0
Missing29 
TOTAL552100.0
28) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY4)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative183.3
2) Conservative9717.6
3) Neutral23542.6
4) Liberal9517.2
5) Very liberal6010.9
6) No opinion468.3
Missing30 
TOTAL551100.0
29) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY5)
TOTAL%
1) Very useful498.8
2) Useful22540.5
3) Neutral18533.3
4) Useless6812.3
5) Very useless152.7
6) No opinion132.3
Missing26 
TOTAL555100.0
30) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY6)
TOTAL%
1) Very relevant7814.0
2) Relevant25746.1
3) Neutral15828.4
4) Irrelevant346.1
5) Very irrelevant162.9
6) No opinion142.5
Missing24 
TOTAL557100.0
31) Presbyterians Today is . . . (PRESDAY7)
TOTAL%
1) Very contemporary6010.8
2) Contemporary19635.3
3) Neutral20837.4
4) Traditional397.0
5) Very traditional122.2
6) No opinion417.4
Missing25 
TOTAL556100.0
32) At the current subscription rate of $15.95 per year (ten issues), how likely are you to subscribe to PT after seeing the enclosed issue? (LIKE_SUB)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely559.8
2) Likely14325.4
3) Not too likely25044.3
4) Not at all likely11620.6
Missing17 
TOTAL564100.0
33) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if the price were lower, say, $9.95 per year? (SUBSCR)
TOTAL%
1) More likely24042.9
2) Less likely30.5
3) It would make no difference29352.4
4) Don't know234.1
Missing22 
TOTAL559100.0
34) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if the individual articles were shorter? (SUBSCR2)
TOTAL%
1) More likely366.5
2) Less likely8014.4
3) It would make no difference41574.5
4) Don't know264.7
Missing24 
TOTAL557100.0
35) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if the individual articles were more in-dept? (SUBSCR3)
TOTAL%
1) More likely15127.4
2) Less likely448.0
3) It would make no difference32358.6
4) Don't know336.0
Missing30 
TOTAL551100.0
36) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were fewer articles? (SUBSCR4)
TOTAL%
1) More likely376.7
2) Less likely11420.6
3) It would make no difference37467.5
4) Don't know295.2
Missing27 
TOTAL554100.0
37) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was a column by the moderator or stated clerk of the General Assembly? (SUBSCR5)
TOTAL%
1) More likely18833.8
2) Less likely305.4
3) It would make no difference31055.7
4) Don't know295.2
Missing24 
TOTAL557100.0
38) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was a page for children or youth? (SUBSCR6)
TOTAL%
1) More likely12822.8
2) Less likely417.3
3) It would make no difference36665.2
4) Don't know264.6
Missing20 
TOTAL561100.0
39) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was a page for opinion articles by non-staff (an "op-ed" department)? (SUBSCR7)
TOTAL%
1) More likely18033.1
2) Less likely468.5
3) It would make no difference28051.6
4) Don't know376.8
Missing38 
TOTAL543100.0
40) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles, in general? (SUBSCR8)
TOTAL%
1) More likely10819.8
2) Less likely6812.5
3) It would make no difference32259.1
4) Don't know478.6
Missing36 
TOTAL545100.0
41) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles on "hot-button" issues? (SUBSCR9)
TOTAL%
1) More likely30155.5
2) Less likely325.9
3) It would make no difference17732.7
4) Don't know325.9
Missing39 
TOTAL542100.0
42) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles on everyday living? (SUBSCR10)
TOTAL%
1) More likely25546.9
2) Less likely346.3
3) It would make no difference23242.6
4) Don't know234.2
Missing37 
TOTAL544100.0
43) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles on family issues? (SUBSCR11)
TOTAL%
1) More likely23643.4
2) Less likely336.1
3) It would make no difference25246.3
4) Don't know234.2
Missing37 
TOTAL544100.0
44) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles about interesting Presbyterians? (SUBSCR12)
TOTAL%
1) More likely23242.7
2) Less likely336.1
3) It would make no difference25246.4
4) Don't know264.8
Missing38 
TOTAL543100.0
45) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles about Presbyterian beliefs and theology? (SUBSCR13)
TOTAL%
1) More likely36365.9
2) Less likely244.4
3) It would make no difference14326.0
4) Don't know213.8
Missing30 
TOTAL551100.0
46) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more news about the PC(USA)? (SUBSCR14)
TOTAL%
1) More likely20437.3
2) Less likely437.9
3) It would make no difference27249.7
4) Don't know285.1
Missing34 
TOTAL547100.0
47) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more news about congregations (SUBSCR15)
TOTAL%
1) More likely21438.9
2) Less likely417.5
3) It would make no difference26748.5
4) Don't know285.1
Missing31 
TOTAL550100.0
48) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more news about other denominations? (SUBSCR16)
TOTAL%
1) More likely11621.2
2) Less likely10719.6
3) It would make no difference29153.2
4) Don't know336.0
Missing34 
TOTAL547100.0
49) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more news about global mission? (SUBSCR17)
TOTAL%
1) More likely20036.6
2) Less likely5610.2
3) It would make no difference25546.6
4) Don't know366.6
Missing34 
TOTAL547100.0
50) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more articles about mission in the United States? (SUBSCR18)
TOTAL%
1) More likely25946.8
2) Less likely356.3
3) It would make no difference22941.4
4) Don't know305.4
Missing28 
TOTAL553100.0
51) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more information about the church resources? (SUBSCR19)
TOTAL%
1) More likely20837.9
2) Less likely407.3
3) It would make no difference25947.2
4) Don't know427.7
Missing32 
TOTAL549100.0
52) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more information about upcoming PC(USA) events? (SUBSCR20)
TOTAL%
1) More likely16530.3
2) Less likely336.1
3) It would make no difference31658.0
4) Don't know315.7
Missing36 
TOTAL545100.0
53) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more theologically conservative writers? (SUBSCR21)
TOTAL%
1) More likely16530.1
2) Less likely12923.5
3) It would make no difference22340.6
4) Don't know325.8
Missing32 
TOTAL549100.0
54) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there were more theologically liberal writers? (SUBSCR22)
TOTAL%
1) More likely8816.1
2) Less likely17031.2
3) It would make no difference25346.4
4) Don't know346.2
Missing36 
TOTAL545100.0
55) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more content on spirituality and spiritual formation? (SUBSCR23)
TOTAL%
1) More likely30154.9
2) Less likely295.3
3) It would make no difference17732.3
4) Don't know417.5
Missing33 
TOTAL548100.0
56) Would you be more likely or less likely to subscribe (or renew your subscription, if you already subscribe) to PT if there was more content about successful church program ideas? (SUBSCR24)
TOTAL%
1) More likely38168.9
2) Less likely203.6
3) It would make no difference12923.3
4) Don't know234.2
Missing28 
TOTAL553100.0
57) Would you personally like to be able to buy copies of PT at bookstores, groceries, drug stores, and other places magazines are sold? (COPIES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely386.8
2) Yes, probably10218.3
3) No, probably not26146.9
4) No, definitely not8415.1
5) Not sure7212.9
Missing24 
TOTAL557100.0
58) Does the fact that PT is published by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) make you more or less likely to want to read it? (PUBLISH)
TOTAL%
1) More likely35562.9
2) Less likely417.3
3) Has little or no effect15928.2
4) Don't know91.6
Missing17 
TOTAL564100.0
59) Would you like to see PT put more emphasis on its official status as a PC(USA) publication, or put less emphasis on its official status as a PC(USA) publication? (EMPHAS)
TOTAL%
1) More emphasis on official PC(USA) status14626.1
2) Less emphasis on official PC(USA) status7313.0
3) Keep the same emphasis as now20536.6
4) Don't know13624.3
Missing21 
TOTAL560100.0
60) Would you like to see PT put more emphasis on programs and ministries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), or less emphasis on programs and ministries of the PC(USA)? (EMPHAS2)
TOTAL%
1) More emphasis on PC(USA) ministries24042.9
2) Less emphasis on PC(USA) ministries325.7
3) Keep the same emphasis as now19033.9
4) Don't know9817.5
Missing21 
TOTAL560100.0
61) If you were given a free subscription to Presbyterians Today, how much of each issue would you be likely to read? (FREE)
TOTAL%
1) All of it15828.0
2) More than half of it19734.9
3) About half of it11219.9
4) Some of it, but less than half8615.2
5) None of it112.0
Missing17 
TOTAL564100.0
62) In your opinion, how important is it that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) continue to publish Presbyterians Today? (IMPORTNT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important24343.1
2) Somewhat important22239.4
3) A little important5710.1
4) Not important427.4
Missing17 
TOTAL564100.0
63) In general, how interested are you in receiving information regularly about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (RECINFO)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested24643.4
2) Somewhat interested21537.9
3) A little interested6711.8
4) Not too interested223.9
5) Not at all interested173.0
Missing14 
TOTAL567100.0
64) How would you prefer to receive information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Most preferred (PREFER)
TOTAL%
1) In a magazine like PT25246.3
2) Online at a web site458.3
3) Through an email newsletter488.8
4) Through a print newsletter7313.4
5) Through inserts for your congregation newsletter11120.4
6) Through announcements during worship152.8
Missing37 
TOTAL544100.0
65) How would you prefer to receive information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? Second most preferred (PREFER2)
TOTAL%
1) In a magazine like PT9318.4
2) Online at a web site6212.3
3) Through an email newsletter5510.9
4) Through a print newsletter14729.1
5) Through insets for your congregation newsletter11322.4
6) Through announcements during worship356.9
Missing76 
TOTAL505100.0
66) How would you prefer to receive information about the Presbyterian Church(U.S.A.)? Third most preferred (PREFER3)
TOTAL%
1) In a magazine like PT8116.6
2) Online at a web site6914.1
3) Through an email newsletter5912.1
4) Through a print newsletter8317.0
5) Through inserts for your congregation newsletter12525.6
6) Through announcements during worship7214.7
Missing92 
TOTAL489100.0
67) Would you be interested in subscribing to a monthly online publication that presented information about the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (ONLINE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely132.4
2) Yes, probably539.8
3) Yes, but only if free12322.7
4) No, probably not22441.3
5) No, definitely not9717.9
6) Not sure325.9
Missing39 
TOTAL542100.0
68) [IF "YES, DEFINITELY" or "YES, PROBABLY" TO ONLINE] How much would you be willing to pay for an annual subscription? (ONLINE2)
TOTAL%
0) None46.8
5) 523.4
7) 723.4
8) 811.7
10) 103661.0
12) 1246.8
15) 1535.1
17) 1723.4
20) 2035.1
25) 2511.7
99) Don't know11.7
Missing522 
TOTAL59100.0
69) Are you or is anyone in your household a subscriber to Presbyterians Today? (HH_SUB1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, as an individual437.7
2) Yes, as part of a church subscription8615.3
3) Don't know122.1
4) No, never subscribed35763.5
5) No, but I/we subscribed in the past6411.4
Missing19 
TOTAL562100.0
70) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too expensive (HH_SUB2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57198.4
1) Checked91.6
Missing1 
TOTAL580100.0
71) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? No time to read it (HH_SUB3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56897.8
1) Checked132.2
TOTAL581100.0
72) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Never got around to reading it (HH_SUB4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57398.6
1) Checked81.4
TOTAL581100.0
73) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Not interested in content (HH_SUB5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57599.0
1) Checked61.0
TOTAL581100.0
74) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? My church quit paying for my subscription (HH_SUB6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54092.9
1) Checked417.1
TOTAL581100.0
75) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too conservative (HH_SUB7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58099.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL581100.0
76) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Too liberal (HH_SUB8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57298.5
1) Checked91.5
TOTAL581100.0
77) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Don't know (HH_SUB9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57298.5
1) Checked91.5
TOTAL581100.0
78) [IF "NO, BUT I/WE SUBSCRIBED IN THE PAST" TO HH_SUB] Why did you quit? Other (HH_SUB10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56897.8
1) Checked132.2
TOTAL581100.0
79) How thoroughly did you examine the enclosed copy of Presbyterians Today either before or while you were answering this questionnaire? (THOROUGH)
TOTAL%
1) Read all of it24142.7
2) Read more than half of it17731.3
3) Read about half of it6711.9
4) Read some of it, but less than half386.7
5) Just skimmed through it356.2
6) Did not look at it at all71.2
Missing16 
TOTAL565100.0
80) Have you visited the Presbyterians Today Web page in the past year (www.pcusa.org/today)? (WEB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7513.2
2) No49386.8
Missing13 
TOTAL568100.0
81) [IF "YES" TO WEB] Approximately how often have you visited this Web site in the past year? (WEB2)
TOTAL%
0) 34.1
1) 79.5
2) 1925.7
3) 1520.3
4) 79.5
5) 34.1
6) 56.8
7) 11.4
8) 11.4
10) 68.1
12) 56.8
20) 11.4
50) 11.4
Missing507 
TOTAL74100.0
82) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A current article or monthly feature (WEB3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57098.1
1) Checked111.9
TOTAL581100.0
83) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A past article or monthly feature (WEB4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57599.0
1) Checked61.0
TOTAL581100.0
84) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? News about the PC(USA) (WEB5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54493.6
1) Checked376.4
TOTAL581100.0
85) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? A job opening announcement or advertisement (WEB6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57699.1
1) Checked50.9
TOTAL581100.0
86) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Another advertisement (WEB7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked581100.0
TOTAL581100.0
87) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? The magazine in general (WEB8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57398.6
1) Checked81.4
TOTAL581100.0
88) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Nothing—I just happened upon it (WEB9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57899.5
1) Checked30.5
TOTAL581100.0
89) On your most recent visit to the site, what were you looking for? Other (WEB10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57198.3
1) Checked101.7
TOTAL581100.0
90) If you could change one thing about PT, what would it be? (CHANGE)
TOTAL%
1) More theology, spirituality124.4
2) More news, information on PC(USA)/current issues in PC(USA)/PC(USA) staff and elected body work145.1
3) More content about individual churches and their programs; more content to help individual congregations165.9
4) More focus on presbyteries/regions10.4
5) More reviews10.4
6) More devotionals, Bible study, lectionary texts41.5
7) More contemporary, relevant articles/orientation82.9
8) More focus on evangelism/new church development20.7
10) More information on other denominations, church internationally10.4
11) More human interest stories; profiles of individual Presbyterians31.1
12) Change in "Reader's Write" (more; less; fewer letters on one topic)41.5
13) More children/youth-oriented content82.9
14) Change in current columnists/editorial staff31.1
15) Change regarding cartoons10.4
18) More Bible-based content/traditional content41.5
19) Other comments about specific pieces of magazine82.9
20) More depth, in general; more meat; less fluff; more thought-provoking; less boring145.1
21) More length, in general; more articles and/or longer articles41.5
22) Become more conservative/balanced3613.2
23) Written more for laity; more accessible to laity20.7
24) More opinionated editorial stance; less wishy-washy; different tone; more opinion, commentary; more "point-counterpoint": paired articles by writers with very different takes (e.g., liberal-conservative) on same issue93.3
25) Make it shorter41.5
30) Better/different photographs31.1
31) Change layout/format72.6
33) Better cover, title41.5
40) Lower price41.5
41) Change delivery/availability (Send to every PC(USA) household; send it to church libraries; make it available for purchase at bookstores, seminaries)82.9
42) Change advertisements51.8
43) Send it free to pastors10.4
44) Change frequency of issue (bimonthly; quarterly)31.1
45) More web emphasis20.7
50) Change nothing; good as it is; general positive comments3011.0
51) Don't know; have no idea; not sure; ?207.3
52) Comment not applicable238.4
53) Eliminate it; shut it down41.5
Missing308 
TOTAL273100.0
91) Response Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper50086.1
2) Web8113.9
TOTAL581100.0
92) Identification Number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL58123830.377499
93) Panel Identification Number (ID1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5813830.377499
94) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57421.78616
95) [If YRMEM = 0] How many months have you been a member of congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
3) 150.0
6) 150.0
Missing579 
TOTAL2100.0
96) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) 468.0
1) 7212.6
2) 9716.9
3) 7412.9
4) 478.2
5) 6311.0
6) 264.5
7) 295.1
8) 234.0
9) 71.2
10) 264.5
11) 50.9
12) 132.3
13) 20.3
14) 40.7
15) 142.4
16) 10.2
17) 10.2
18) 30.5
20) 71.2
22) 10.2
23) 10.2
25) 61.0
26) 10.2
35) 10.2
38) 10.2
50) 10.2
75) 10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL573100.0
97) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55996.2
1) Checked223.8
TOTAL581100.0
98) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL531792.514903
99) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57799.8
2) No10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL578100.0
100) [IF ORDELDER is 1] Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54396.4
2) No203.6
Missing18 
TOTAL563100.0
101) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24442.9
2) No32557.1
Missing12 
TOTAL569100.0
102) [If ORDDEACN is 1] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51.7
2) No28698.3
Missing290 
TOTAL291100.0
103) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32555.9
1) Checked25644.1
TOTAL581100.0
104) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30252.0
1) Checked27948.0
TOTAL581100.0
105) 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 checked52390.0
1) Checked5810.0
TOTAL581100.0
106) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52590.4
1) Checked569.6
TOTAL581100.0
107) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42673.3
1) Checked15526.7
TOTAL581100.0
108) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57198.3
1) Checked101.7
TOTAL581100.0
109) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47581.8
1) Checked10618.2
TOTAL581100.0
110) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43474.7
1) Checked14725.3
TOTAL581100.0
111) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41371.1
1) Checked16828.9
TOTAL581100.0
112) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.3
3) Once or twice a year10.2
4) Several times a year10.2
5) Once a month81.4
6) Two to three times a month345.9
7) Nearly every week31053.5
8) Every week22338.5
Missing2 
TOTAL579100.0
113) 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 Hours172.9
2) 1-2 Hours8114.0
3) 3-5 Hours17931.0
4) 6-10 Hours16929.3
5) 11-20 Hours9716.8
6) More than 20 Hours345.9
Missing4 
TOTAL577100.0
114) 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 Hours162.8
2) 1-2 Hours10518.3
3) 3-5 Hours17530.5
4) 6-10 Hours16228.3
5) 11-20 Hours8214.3
6) More than 20 Hours335.8
Missing8 
TOTAL573100.0
115) 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 Hours24742.8
2) 1-2 Hours14925.8
3) 3-5 Hours11519.9
4) 6-10 Hours437.5
5) 11-20 Hours152.6
6) More than 20 Hours81.4
Missing4 
TOTAL577100.0
116) 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 Hours19133.6
2) 1-2 Hours14024.6
3) 3-5 Hours12522.0
4) 6-10 Hours7112.5
5) 11-20 Hours274.8
6) More than 20 Hours142.5
Missing13 
TOTAL568100.0
117) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily15026.2
2) Several times a week10418.2
3) Weekly6411.2
4) Several times a month9216.1
5) Once a month417.2
6) Several times a year7212.6
7) Once a year or less366.3
8) Never132.3
Missing9 
TOTAL572100.0
118) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily71.3
2) Several times a week254.5
3) Weekly13424.4
4) Several times a month6211.3
5) Once a month468.4
6) Several times a year8114.7
7) Once a year or less7313.3
8) Never12222.2
Missing31 
TOTAL550100.0
119) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily50.9
2) Several times a week122.2
3) Weekly15528.0
4) Several times a month5910.7
5) Once a month5710.3
6) Several times a year5810.5
7) Once a year or less6511.8
8) Never14225.7
Missing28 
TOTAL553100.0
120) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily42474.6
2) Several times a week8815.5
3) Weekly203.5
4) Several times a month234.0
5) Once a month30.5
6) Several times a year81.4
7) Once a year or less20.4
Missing13 
TOTAL568100.0
121) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily14024.9
2) Several times a week7813.9
3) Weekly10618.8
4) Several times a month7212.8
5) Once a month376.6
6) Several times a year7313.0
7) Once a year or less152.7
8) Never427.5
Missing18 
TOTAL563100.0
122) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily30.6
2) Several times a week50.9
3) Weekly5610.4
4) Several times a month244.4
5) Once a month397.2
6) Several times a year5610.4
7) Once a year or less8315.4
8) Never27450.7
Missing41 
TOTAL540100.0
123) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46280.9
2) No10518.4
3) Not sure40.7
Missing10 
TOTAL571100.0
124) What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist5110.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)40.8
3) Episcopal204.2
4) Lutheran194.0
5) Methodist7114.9
6) Presbyterian20743.6
7) Other Presbyterian91.9
8) Reformed51.1
9) Roman Catholic275.7
10) UCC265.5
11) Nondenominational153.2
12) Other214.4
Missing106 
TOTAL475100.0
125) 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) Baptist5810.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)71.2
3) Episcopal183.1
4) Lutheran305.2
5) Methodist8514.7
6) Presbyterian25343.7
7) Other Presbyterian50.9
8) Reformed101.7
9) Roman Catholic366.2
10) UCC152.6
11) Nondenominational111.9
12) None142.4
13) Other376.4
Missing2 
TOTAL579100.0
126) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57318.51517
127) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative386.6
2) Conservative21236.9
3) Moderate22238.7
4) Liberal8514.8
5) Very liberal173.0
Missing7 
TOTAL574100.0
128) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42473.5
2) No15326.5
Missing4 
TOTAL577100.0
129) 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) Yes29351.5
2) No27648.5
Missing12 
TOTAL569100.0
130) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word9015.8
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context24843.4
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings19434.0
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us315.4
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book40.7
7) Don't know40.7
Missing10 
TOTAL571100.0
131) 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 twenty-four-hour periods for God to create the world335.9
2) Is a true account of how God created the world34862.7
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created17431.4
Missing26 
TOTAL555100.0
132) 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 agree376.5
2) Agree12421.9
3) Not sure549.5
4) Disagree24943.9
5) Strongly disagree10318.2
Missing14 
TOTAL567100.0
133) 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 agree183.2
2) Agree10618.6
3) Not sure8214.4
4) Disagree17530.7
5) Strongly disagree18933.2
Missing11 
TOTAL570100.0
134) 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 agree41172.5
2) Agree11319.9
3) Not sure396.9
4) Disagree30.5
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL567100.0
135) 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 agree28149.0
2) Agree14224.8
3) Not sure7112.4
4) Disagree6110.6
5) Strongly disagree183.1
Missing8 
TOTAL573100.0
136) 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 agree29651.8
2) Agree14525.4
3) Not sure10618.6
4) Disagree173.0
5) Strongly disagree71.2
Missing10 
TOTAL571100.0
137) 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 agree17430.9
2) Agree10117.9
3) Not sure12422.0
4) Disagree11620.6
5) Strongly disagree488.5
Missing18 
TOTAL563100.0
138) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: It is important to share faith with other people. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26146.0
2) Agree26747.0
3) Not sure213.7
4) Disagree183.2
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL568100.0
139) 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 agree24142.3
2) Agree16829.5
3) Not sure9917.4
4) Disagree437.5
5) Strongly disagree193.3
Missing11 
TOTAL570100.0
140) 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 agree29852.4
2) Agree17029.9
3) Not sure7913.9
4) Disagree132.3
5) Strongly disagree91.6
Missing12 
TOTAL569100.0
141) 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 agree6311.2
2) Agree16128.6
3) Not sure12622.4
4) Disagree14425.6
5) Strongly disagree6912.3
Missing18 
TOTAL563100.0
142) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37164.5
2) Agree15627.1
3) Not sure376.4
4) Disagree71.2
5) Strongly disagree40.7
Missing6 
TOTAL575100.0
143) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29751.8
2) Agree13723.9
3) Not sure11520.1
4) Disagree122.1
5) Strongly disagree122.1
Missing8 
TOTAL573100.0
144) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female30252.2
2) Male27647.8
Missing3 
TOTAL578100.0
145) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL57658.27112
146) 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 farm6310.9
2) On a farm264.5
3) Small city-town16328.2
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)8414.5
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city488.3
6) In a large city (over 250,000)7012.1
7) In a suburb near a large city12421.5
Missing3 
TOTAL578100.0
147) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married47783.1
2) Not married9716.9
Missing7 
TOTAL574100.0
148) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2424.0
2) Yes, am now widowed4646.0
3) Yes, am now divorced2626.0
4) Yes, both widowed and divorced44.0
Missing481 
TOTAL100100.0
149) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No37078.9
2) Yes, was widowed91.9
3) Yes, was divorced8618.3
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced40.9
Missing112 
TOTAL469100.0
150) 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) Baptist6714.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)132.8
3) Episcopal163.4
4) Lutheran286.0
5) Methodist7315.6
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA14931.9
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed30.6
9) Roman Catholic449.4
10) UCC153.2
12) None153.2
13) Other439.2
Missing114 
TOTAL467100.0
151) 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) Baptist30.7
3) Episcopal10.2
4) Lutheran10.2
5) Methodist30.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA40589.6
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic132.9
11) Non-denominational10.2
12) None184.0
13) Other61.3
Missing129 
TOTAL452100.0
152) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never173.8
2) Less than once a year61.3
3) About once-twice a year143.1
4) Several times a year245.4
5) About once a month245.4
6) Two to three times a month439.7
7) Nearly every week19243.1
8) Every week12528.1
Missing136 
TOTAL445100.0
153) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never5043.5
2) Less than once a year65.2
3) About once-twice a year2320.0
4) Several times a year1412.2
5) About once a month43.5
6) Two to three times a month76.1
7) Nearly every week10.9
8) Every week108.7
Missing466 
TOTAL115100.0
154) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36362.5
1) Checked21837.5
TOTAL581100.0
155) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51188.0
1) Checked7012.0
TOTAL581100.0
156) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52289.8
1) Checked5910.2
TOTAL581100.0
157) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57498.8
1) Checked71.2
TOTAL581100.0
158) Please indicate your employment status: retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38566.3
1) Checked19633.7
TOTAL581100.0
159) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52189.7
1) Checked6010.3
TOTAL581100.0
160) Please indicate your employment status: student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57599.0
1) Checked61.0
TOTAL581100.0
161) Please indicate your employment status: other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57298.5
1) Checked91.5
TOTAL581100.0
162) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40469.5
1) Checked17730.5
TOTAL581100.0
163) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53491.9
1) Checked478.1
TOTAL581100.0
164) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked53692.3
1) Checked457.7
TOTAL581100.0
165) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57799.3
1) Checked40.7
TOTAL581100.0
166) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45478.1
1) Checked12721.9
TOTAL581100.0
167) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51789.0
1) Checked6411.0
TOTAL581100.0
168) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked581100.0
TOTAL581100.0
169) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57699.1
1) Checked50.9
TOTAL581100.0
170) Indicate average hours worked per week (HRWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL38237.30917
171) 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) 0216.8
2) 210.3
5) 510.3
7) 710.3
8) 841.3
10) 1051.6
11) 1120.6
12) 1231.0
15) 1531.0
16) 1620.6
18) 1810.3
20) 20196.1
24) 2431.0
25) 25103.2
26) 2610.3
30) 30185.8
32) 3210.3
34) 3410.3
35) 35103.2
38) 3810.3
40) 409330.1
42) 4220.6
44) 4420.6
45) 45216.8
46) 4610.3
47) 4710.3
48) 4831.0
50) 503712.0
53) 5320.6
55) 5582.6
60) 60165.2
65) 6531.0
67) 6720.6
70) 7041.3
75) 7510.3
80) 8041.3
99) Don't know10.3
Missing272 
TOTAL309100.0
172) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDU)
TOTAL%
4) High school diploma448.0
5) Some college9817.7
6) Graduated from college14125.5
7) Some graduate work8515.4
8) Graduate degree18533.5
Missing28 
TOTAL553100.0
173) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than eight years20.4
3) Some high school51.1
4) High school diploma5011.0
5) Some college8318.2
6) Graduated from college13930.5
7) Some graduate work5211.4
8) Graduate degree12527.4
Missing125 
TOTAL456100.0
174) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None6511.4
1) 1539.3
2) 225744.9
3) 312622.0
4) 4518.9
5) 5111.9
6) 640.7
7) 720.3
8) 830.5
Missing9 
TOTAL572100.0
175) 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 alone7813.5
2) Two of us33257.3
3) Three of us7513.0
4) Four of us6010.4
5) Five of us284.8
6) Six of us50.9
8) Not applicable10.2
Missing2 
TOTAL579100.0
176) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: under six years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None13783.0
1) 12112.7
2) 274.2
Missing416 
TOTAL165100.0
177) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: six to twelve years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None13066.0
1) 13819.3
2) 22613.2
3) 321.0
5) 510.5
Missing384 
TOTAL197100.0
178) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: thirteen to seventeen years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None12459.3
1) 16330.1
2) 2209.6
3) 321.0
Missing372 
TOTAL209100.0
179) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: eighteen to twenty-four years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None13482.2
1) 12414.7
2) 242.5
3) 310.6
Missing418 
TOTAL163100.0
180) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: twenty-five years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None142.5
1) 17513.4
2) 243677.7
3) 3325.7
4) 440.7
Missing20 
TOTAL561100.0
181) 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 alone7312.8
2) A single parent, living with one or more children122.1
3) Married, no kids30954.2
4) A married couple, living with one or more children15527.2
5) Some other arrangement213.7
Missing11 
TOTAL570100.0
182) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat16128.0
2) Independent10217.8
3) Republican30252.6
4) Other91.6
Missing7 
TOTAL574100.0
183) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often31554.3
2) Few times a week11519.8
3) Once a week162.8
4) Less than weekly457.8
5) Never8915.3
Missing1 
TOTAL580100.0
184) How often do you send and receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often32255.5
2) Few times a week11620.0
3) Once a week152.6
4) Less than weekly437.4
5) Never8414.5
Missing1 
TOTAL580100.0
185) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): white or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked223.8
1) Checked55996.2
TOTAL581100.0
186) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57398.6
1) Checked81.4
TOTAL581100.0
187) Race: Indian or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58099.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL581100.0
188) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57699.1
1) Checked50.9
TOTAL581100.0
189) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57498.8
1) Checked71.2
TOTAL581100.0
190) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57799.3
1) Checked40.7
TOTAL581100.0
191) 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 $10,00010.2
2) $10,000-$14,99950.9
3) $15,000-$19,99971.3
4) $20,000-$29,999366.7
5) $30,000-$39,999397.2
6) $40,000-$49,999417.6
7) $50,000-$59,999478.7
8) $60,000-$69,999468.6
9) $70,000-$79,9995710.6
10) $80,000-$89,999315.8
11) $90,000-$99,999346.3
12) $100,000-$124,9997814.5
13) $125,000-$149,999376.9
14) $150,000 or more7914.7
Missing43 
TOTAL538100.0
192) 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) Yes50787.6
2) No7212.4
Missing2 
TOTAL579100.0
193) Did you contribute to your congregation? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57599.7
2) No20.3
Missing4 
TOTAL577100.0
194) Write your best estimate of the amount given to regular giving: (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5163900.6264229
195) During the last twelve 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) Yes28852.1
2) No26547.9
Missing28 
TOTAL553100.0
196) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special capital campaign: (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26320914.84129040
197) During the last twelve months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money 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) Yes48686.3
2) No7713.7
Missing18 
TOTAL563100.0
198) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special appeal: (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL43518743.936134470
199) Did you contribute to any other religious causes? (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28151.1
2) No26948.9
Missing31 
TOTAL550100.0
200) Write your best estimate of the amount given to all religious causes: (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL26224634.622149805
201) During the last twelve months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to non–religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52693.1
2) No396.9
Missing16 
TOTAL565100.0
202) Write your best estimate of the amount given to non-religious causes: (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48515668.406114855
203) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40315.4
2) 40-4910818.8
3) 50-6424642.7
4) 65+19133.2
Missing5 
TOTAL576100.0
204) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female30252.2
2) Male27647.8
Missing3 
TOTAL578100.0
205) 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 20K132.4
2) $20K-$49,99911621.6
3) $50K-$99,99921540.0
4) $100K+19436.1
Missing43 
TOTAL538100.0
206) 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) Democrat16128.0
2) Independent10217.8
3) Republican30252.6
4) Other91.6
Missing7 
TOTAL574100.0