Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2004 -- Current Issues in Church and Society, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL78336090.921634
2) Do you favor or oppose the PC(USA) undertaking a phased, selective sale ("divestment") of the stock it owns in multinational corporations whose dealings in Israel support the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories? (DIVEST)
TOTAL%
1) Favor41153.2
2) Oppose28536.9
3) No opinion7710.0
Missing10 
TOTAL773100.0
3) Do you favor or oppose the current construction by Israel of a security barrier or "wall" between it and occupied Palestinian territories? (IS_SECUR)
TOTAL%
1) Favor15920.5
2) Oppose52868.0
3) No opinion8911.5
Missing7 
TOTAL776100.0
4) Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: God's blessing of Abraham in Genesis 12:3 ("I will bless those who bless you, but I will curse those who curse you. And through you I will bless all the nations.") applies directly to the modern state of Israel (GENESIS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree496.3
2) Agree10313.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree12315.8
4) Disagree25232.4
5) Strongly disagree23530.2
6) Not sure162.1
Missing5 
TOTAL778100.0
5) Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Because of God's promises to Abraham, the contemporary state of Israel maintains a divine right to exist (ABRAHAM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree536.8
2) Agree12516.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree12916.6
4) Disagree24331.3
5) Strongly disagree20326.2
6) Not sure233.0
Missing7 
TOTAL776100.0
6) Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The state of Israel will be the catalyst for the "end times" described in the Bible (END_TIME)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree222.8
2) Agree597.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree13216.9
4) Disagree18423.6
5) Strongly disagree32141.2
6) Not sure617.8
Missing4 
TOTAL779100.0
7) Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Christians should seek to convert Jews to Christianity (CONVERT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree10113.0
2) Agree16621.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree12616.2
4) Disagree15720.2
5) Strongly disagree22028.3
6) Not sure81.0
Missing5 
TOTAL778100.0
8) Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Jews are already in covenant with God, and do not need to become Christians to achieve salvation (JEW_COVE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18123.3
2) Agree22629.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree12916.6
4) Disagree12916.6
5) Strongly disagree8611.1
6) Not sure273.5
Missing5 
TOTAL778100.0
9) Should the PC(USA) seek to establish "Messianic" congregations, that is, congregations inviting those of Jewish background to explore Christian faith while maintaining Jewish religious and cultural practices? (MESSIAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36447.6
2) No29638.7
3) No opinion10513.7
Missing18 
TOTAL765100.0
10) Are you familiar with the controversy over a Presbyterian "Messianic" congregation organized in Philadelphia in 2003? (MESSIAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very familiar16921.6
2) Yes, somewhat familiar39850.8
3) No, not familiar21627.6
TOTAL783100.0
11) Are you aware of actions taken by the 2004 General Assembly of the PC(USA) to: Continue to allow national-level funds of the PC(USA) to be used to fund Presbyterian "Messianic" congregations (NAT_FUND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very aware21928.0
2) Yes, somewhat aware33743.1
3) No, not aware22528.8
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
12) Are you aware of actions taken by the 2004 General Assembly of the PC(USA) to: Begin a process that may lead to a phased, selective divestment by the PC(USA) of its holdings in corporations doing business in Israel (PHASED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very aware46659.6
2) Yes, somewhat aware25032.0
3) No, not aware668.4
Missing1 
TOTAL782100.0
13) Are you aware of actions taken by the 2004 General Assembly of the PC(USA) to: Oppose the construction of a separation barrier ("wall") between Israel and occupied Palestinian territories (OPP_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very aware40752.1
2) Yes, somewhat aware25132.1
3) No, not aware12315.7
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
14) Are you aware of actions taken by the 2004 General Assembly of the PC(USA) to: Declare "Christian Zionism" inconsistent with the basic values of Reformed theology ("Christian Zionism" is the belief that the modern State of Israel, and Zionism is general, are divinely mandated and the fulfillment of God's promise to Abraham in Genesis 12:3) (ZIONISM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, very aware26934.7
2) Yes, somewhat aware26534.1
3) No, not aware24231.2
Missing7 
TOTAL776100.0
15) Do you feel that you have enough income to live simply? (SIMPLY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, more than enough35845.7
2) Yes, enough36246.2
3) No, not enough607.7
4) No opinion30.4
TOTAL783100.0
16) How worried are you about not being able to maintain the standard of living you now enjoy? (WORRY)
TOTAL%
1) Very worried374.7
2) Moderately worried25532.6
3) Not too worried32541.5
4) Not worried at all16220.7
5) No opinion40.5
TOTAL783100.0
17) If employed: How concerned are you about losing your job in the next six months? (LOSE_JOB)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned162.1
2) Concerned547.0
3) Not too concerned24431.5
4) Not at all concerned38449.6
5) No opinion10.1
6) Not employed (retired, full-time homemaker, student, etc.)759.7
Missing9 
TOTAL774100.0
18) Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Christians have a mandate to resolve conflict peacefully (PEACEFUL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree44156.5
2) Agree27435.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree455.8
4) Disagree151.9
5) Strongly disagree40.5
6) Not sure10.1
Missing3 
TOTAL780100.0
19) Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: My personal beliefs about war and security are biblically based (WAR_BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26433.9
2) Agree41353.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree7810.0
4) Disagree141.8
5) Strongly disagree30.4
6) Not sure70.9
Missing4 
TOTAL779100.0
20) Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: The Bible is not a very useful guide for responding to 21st century terrorism (BIB_TERR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree70.9
2) Agree536.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree8911.4
4) Disagree36446.8
5) Strongly disagree25332.5
6) Not sure121.5
Missing5 
TOTAL778100.0
21) Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: My faith has helped me cope with the insecurity of the post-9/11 world (FAITH911)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree45558.3
2) Agree29738.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree222.8
4) Disagree30.4
5) Strongly disagree20.3
6) Not sure10.1
Missing3 
TOTAL780100.0
22) Do you think the United States is more safe, less safe, or about as safe as it was prior to September 11, 2001? (US_SAFE)
TOTAL%
1) More safe14718.9
2) Less safe34644.4
3) About the same28035.9
4) No opinion60.8
Missing4 
TOTAL779100.0
23) Do you personally feel more safe, less safe, or about as safe as you did prior to September 11, 2001? (PER_SAFE)
TOTAL%
1) More safe8110.4
2) Less safe23129.7
3) About the same46559.7
4) No opinion20.3
Missing4 
TOTAL779100.0
24) Have you served in the military in Iraq or Afghanistan during the past three years? (YOU_IRAQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78099.6
1) Checked30.4
TOTAL783100.0
25) Have any members of your family served in the military in Iraq or Afghanistan during the past three years? (FAM_IRAQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71791.6
1) Checked668.4
TOTAL783100.0
26) [IF "CHECKED" TO FAM_IRAQ] How many [relatives served]? (IRAQ_NUM)
TOTAL%
1) 4673.0
2) 1523.8
3) 11.6
4) 11.6
Missing720 
TOTAL63100.0
27) Have you or any members of your family served in the military in Iraq or Afghanistan during the past three years? No (NO_IRAQ)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked769.7
1) Checked70790.3
TOTAL783100.0
28) If one or more relatives served, please indicate how the person(s) who served is (are) related to you. Spouse (IRAQ_SPO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78299.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL783100.0
29) If one or more relatives served, please indicate how the person(s) who served is (are) related to you. Son or daughter (IRAQ_SON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77198.5
1) Checked121.5
TOTAL783100.0
30) If one or more relatives served, please indicate how the person(s) who served is (are) related to you. Parent (IRAQ_PAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked783100.0
TOTAL783100.0
31) If one or more relatives served, please indicate how the person(s) who served is (are) related to you. Grandchild (IRAQ_GRA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78199.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL783100.0
32) If one or more relatives served, please indicate how the person(s) who served is (are) related to you. Other (IRAQ_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72993.1
1) Checked546.9
TOTAL783100.0
33) How would you rate the way things are going for the United States in the war on terrorism? (RATE)
TOTAL%
1) Very well233.1
2) Somewhat well19425.9
3) Somewhat poorly22630.1
4) Very poorly29839.7
5) No opinion91.2
Missing33 
TOTAL750100.0
34) All in all, do you think the situation in Iraq was worth going to war over, or not? (WRTH_WAR)
TOTAL%
1) Worth going to war16822.9
2) Not worth going to war53372.6
3) No opinion334.5
Missing49 
TOTAL734100.0
35) Generally speaking, do you think the war in Iraq has been worth …The cost in U.S. military lives? (WRTH_LIV)
TOTAL%
1) Worth the cost15620.2
2) Not worth the cost58775.9
3) No opinion303.9
Missing10 
TOTAL773100.0
36) Generally speaking, do you think the war in Iraq has been worth … The financial cost to the U.S.? (WRTH_FIN)
TOTAL%
1) Worth the cost17522.7
2) Not worth the cost56673.3
3) No opinion314.0
Missing11 
TOTAL772100.0
37) Do you think the U.S. is winning the war in Iraq, or do you think the anti-U.S. insurgents in Iraq are winning the war, or is neither side winning the war in Iraq? (US_WIN)
TOTAL%
1) U.S. winning20326.1
2) Insurgents winning9612.3
3) Neither winning46159.2
4) No opinion192.4
Missing4 
TOTAL779100.0
38) Do you consider the war in Iraq to be part of the war on terrorism that began on September 11, 2001, or do you consider it to be an entirely separate military action? (PART_911)
TOTAL%
1) Part of the war on terrorism25632.9
2) Entirely separate military action50564.9
3) No opinion172.2
Missing5 
TOTAL778100.0
39) Did you vote in the recent presidential election? (VOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes77098.6
2) No111.4
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
40) [IF "NO" TO VOTE] Why not? Didn't register to vote (VOTE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked783100.0
TOTAL783100.0
41) [IF "NO" TO VOTE] Why not? Work/family responsibilities (VOTE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked783100.0
TOTAL783100.0
42) [IF "NO" TO VOTE] Why not? My vote doesn't matter (VOTE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78299.9
1) Checked10.1
TOTAL783100.0
43) [IF "NO" TO VOTE] Why not? Did not like any candidate (VOTE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked783100.0
TOTAL783100.0
44) [IF "NO" TO VOTE] Why not? Traveling/out of town and did not get absentee ballot (VOTE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77899.4
1) Checked50.6
TOTAL783100.0
45) [IF "NO" TO VOTE] Why not? Sick/disabled (VOTE7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked783100.0
TOTAL783100.0
46) [IF "NO" TO VOTE] Why not? Not eligible to vote (VOTE8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77999.5
1) Checked40.5
TOTAL783100.0
47) [IF "NO" TO VOTE] Why not? Other (VOTE9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78099.6
1) Checked30.4
TOTAL783100.0
48) Did the faith/religion of the presidential candidate influence your vote? (F_VOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, a lot17122.0
2) Yes, some21227.3
3) Yes, but only a little11715.1
4) No26834.5
5) Did not vote91.2
Missing6 
TOTAL777100.0
49) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted for a candidate because his religious beliefs were congruent with mine. (F_VOTEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62479.7
1) Checked15920.3
TOTAL783100.0
50) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted for a candidate because I was impressed with his religious beliefs. (F_VOTEB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64282.0
1) Checked14118.0
TOTAL783100.0
51) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted for a candidate because I was impressed with how he lived his faith. (F_VOTEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52667.2
1) Checked25732.8
TOTAL783100.0
52) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted for a candidate because I thought he had the stronger faith. (F_VOTED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66685.1
1) Checked11714.9
TOTAL783100.0
53) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted for a candidate because one of his positions was congruent with my beliefs. (F_VOTEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55270.5
1) Checked23129.5
TOTAL783100.0
54) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted against a candidate because his religion/beliefs were contrary with mine. (F_VOTEAA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63280.7
1) Checked15119.3
TOTAL783100.0
55) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted against a candidate because of his lack of values. (F_VOTEBA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61077.9
1) Checked17322.1
TOTAL783100.0
56) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted against a candidate because one of his positions was contrary to my beliefs. (F_VOTECA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55070.2
1) Checked23329.8
TOTAL783100.0
57) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted against a candidate because his religious beliefs were too conservative. (F_VOTEDA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58274.3
1) Checked20125.7
TOTAL783100.0
58) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted against a candidate because his religious beliefs were too liberal. (F_VOTEEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70690.2
1) Checked779.8
TOTAL783100.0
59) [If F_VOTE is Yes], in what ways? I voted for or against a candidate for other reasons. (F_VOTEOT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70690.2
1) Checked779.8
TOTAL783100.0
60) Do you think it is appropriate for pastors to use the pulpit to …encourage people to vote? (ENCOURAG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always59776.3
2) Yes, occasionally14518.5
3) Yes, rarely232.9
4) No, never151.9
5) No opinion20.3
Missing1 
TOTAL782100.0
61) Do you think it is appropriate for pastors to use the pulpit to …discuss political issues factually? (POL_FACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always17722.8
2) Yes, occasionally35345.5
3) Yes, rarely16821.6
4) No, never739.4
5) No opinion50.6
Missing7 
TOTAL776100.0
62) Do you think it is appropriate for pastors to use the pulpit to …discuss political issues in a partisan way? (POL_PART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always121.5
2) Yes, occasionally476.0
3) Yes, rarely14118.1
4) No, never56973.2
5) No opinion81.0
Missing6 
TOTAL777100.0
63) Do you think it is appropriate for pastors to use the pulpit to …argue for or against a candidate for political office? (ARGUE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, always70.9
2) Yes, occasionally182.3
3) Yes, rarely11614.9
4) No, never63180.9
5) No opinion81.0
Missing3 
TOTAL780100.0
64) Did your congregation in 2004 make any effort to …help people register to vote? (CON_REGI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12616.5
2) No58076.1
3) Don't know567.3
Missing21 
TOTAL762100.0
65) Did your congregation in 2004 make any effort to …help people get to the polls on November 2? (CON_POLL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10113.3
2) No58977.5
3) Don't know709.2
Missing23 
TOTAL760100.0
66) Did your congregation in 2004 make any effort to …inform people about particular issues in the presidential election? (CON_INFO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19225.3
2) No52368.8
3) Don't know455.9
Missing23 
TOTAL760100.0
67) Did your congregation in 2004 make any effort to …support a particular candidate? (CON_SUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes121.6
2) No71093.7
3) Don't know364.7
Missing25 
TOTAL758100.0
68) Do you think churches and religious groups have too much or too little power and influence in Washington? (POWER)
TOTAL%
1) Too much20727.3
2) Too little22629.9
3) About the right amount16722.1
4) No opinion15720.7
Missing26 
TOTAL757100.0
69) At the present time, do you think religion as a whole is increasing on American life or losing its influence? (INFLUEN)
TOTAL%
1) Increasing influence30439.7
2) Losing influence29638.7
3) Staying about the same13717.9
4) No opinion283.7
Missing18 
TOTAL765100.0
70) Survey form used (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper60677.4
2) Web17722.6
TOTAL783100.0
71) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) All Clergy783100.0
TOTAL783100.0
72) Identification number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7816090.494633
73) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.1
1953) 10.1
1954) 10.1
1955) 10.1
1957) 20.3
1958) 10.1
1959) 10.1
1960) 10.1
1961) 111.4
1962) 50.6
1963) 70.9
1964) 70.9
1965) 212.7
1966) 91.2
1967) 162.1
1968) 182.3
1969) 151.9
1970) 172.2
1971) 192.5
1972) 243.1
1973) 253.2
1974) 172.2
1975) 243.1
1976) 121.6
1977) 222.8
1978) 131.7
1979) 253.2
1980) 253.2
1981) 172.2
1982) 222.8
1983) 314.0
1984) 182.3
1985) 303.9
1986) 192.5
1987) 273.5
1988) 233.0
1989) 233.0
1990) 172.2
1991) 182.3
1992) 151.9
1993) 141.8
1994) 141.8
1995) 192.5
1996) 192.5
1997) 202.6
1998) 263.4
1999) 212.7
2000) 202.6
2001) 202.6
Missing9 
TOTAL774100.0
74) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body: (DENOMORD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist77.9
2) Disciples of Christ22.2
3) Episcopalian11.1
4) Lutheran22.2
5) Methodist11.1
6) Presbyterian5460.7
7) Other Presbyterian44.5
8) Reformed33.4
9) Roman Catholic22.2
10) United Church of Christ33.4
12) Other44.5
13) None66.7
Missing694 
TOTAL89100.0
75) Are you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes628.0
2) No71192.0
Missing10 
TOTAL773100.0
76) If currently enrolled, degree sought: (DEGWORK)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.23.8
4) D.Min4076.9
5) Ph.D.-S.T.D.-Th.D.815.4
6) Other23.8
Missing731 
TOTAL52100.0
77) If currently enrolled, school (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton12.7
4) Ashland12.7
5) Austin12.7
18) Columbia616.2
20) Covenant12.7
30) Fuller513.5
33) Gordon Conwell12.7
45) McCormick410.8
63) Pittsburgh25.4
65) Princeton38.1
68) San Francisco513.5
76) United Theo Dayton12.7
88) Yale12.7
99) Other513.5
Missing746 
TOTAL37100.0
78) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27936.0
2) No49764.0
Missing7 
TOTAL776100.0
79) If yes, how long were you in that job or career (YRSSECJB)
TOTAL%
1) 31.1
2) 155.5
3) 259.1
4) 238.4
5) 3211.6
6) 155.5
7) 196.9
8) 124.4
9) 20.7
10) 3813.8
11) 20.7
12) 165.8
13) 51.8
14) 31.1
15) 114.0
16) 41.5
17) 51.8
18) 72.5
19) 41.5
20) 155.5
22) 10.4
23) 20.7
25) 51.8
26) 10.4
27) 10.4
28) 10.4
30) 31.1
33) 10.4
39) 10.4
40) 31.1
Missing508 
TOTAL275100.0
80) If no Bachelor's degree, check here. (BA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77699.4
1) Checked50.6
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
81) In what year did you receive B.A., B.S., or other Bachelor's degree? (YRBDMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7731973.40810
82) What school awarded your Bachelor's degree? (SCHOOLBD)
TOTAL%
1) A Presbyterian related school20025.8
2) Another church-related school14318.5
3) Other college or university43155.7
Missing9 
TOTAL774100.0
83) Name of other college or university that awarded your bachelor's degree. (NAMEBD)
TOTAL%
51) Nazarene1100.0
Missing782 
TOTAL1100.0
84) From what school and in what year did you received your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (NAMEMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL77151.07924
85) Year received M.Div. or B.D. degree (YRMDIV)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.1
1954) 10.1
1955) 10.1
1957) 30.4
1958) 10.1
1959) 20.3
1960) 30.4
1961) 101.3
1962) 60.8
1963) 70.9
1964) 70.9
1965) 212.7
1966) 111.4
1967) 162.1
1968) 202.6
1969) 162.1
1970) 182.3
1971) 283.7
1972) 212.7
1973) 212.7
1974) 172.2
1975) 222.9
1976) 131.7
1977) 212.7
1978) 162.1
1979) 273.5
1980) 243.1
1981) 172.2
1982) 263.4
1983) 283.7
1984) 293.8
1985) 293.8
1986) 162.1
1987) 233.0
1988) 243.1
1989) 243.1
1990) 162.1
1991) 152.0
1992) 111.4
1993) 182.3
1994) 162.1
1995) 253.3
1996) 212.7
1997) 182.3
1998) 212.7
1999) 131.7
2000) 131.7
2001) 91.2
Missing17 
TOTAL766100.0
86) If no other grad degrees (GRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54069.1
1) Checked24130.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
87) Degree: M.C.E.-M.R.E. (MCE-MRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77198.8
1) Checked91.2
Missing3 
TOTAL780100.0
88) Year received: M.C.E.-M.R.E. (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1962) 220.0
1966) 110.0
1970) 110.0
1978) 110.0
1979) 110.0
1983) 110.0
1988) 110.0
1993) 110.0
1995) 110.0
Missing773 
TOTAL10100.0
89) School awarding M.C.E.-M.R.E. degree (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
36) Iliff110.0
45) McCormick110.0
63) Pittsburgh110.0
64) PSCE220.0
66) Reformed110.0
78) Union VA110.0
98) Union220.0
99) Other110.0
Missing773 
TOTAL10100.0
90) Degree: MA (MA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73994.6
1) Checked425.4
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
91) Year received: MA (YRMCEMMA)
TOTAL%
1962) 12.4
1963) 12.4
1965) 12.4
1967) 12.4
1968) 24.8
1969) 12.4
1971) 12.4
1972) 614.3
1975) 12.4
1977) 12.4
1979) 12.4
1980) 12.4
1981) 24.8
1983) 12.4
1984) 24.8
1985) 12.4
1986) 24.8
1987) 37.1
1988) 12.4
1989) 37.1
1991) 12.4
1992) 24.8
1993) 12.4
1995) 12.4
1997) 24.8
1998) 24.8
Missing741 
TOTAL42100.0
92) School awarding MA degree (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity12.6
16) Claremont12.6
22) Dubuque12.6
30) Fuller37.7
45) McCormick12.6
50) Moravian12.6
52) New Brunswick12.6
64) PSCE25.1
65) Princeton12.6
68) San Francisco410.3
70) St Johns12.6
78) Union VA410.3
81) Vanderbilt12.6
88) Yale12.6
98) Union25.1
99) Other1435.9
Missing744 
TOTAL39100.0
93) Degree: THM-STM (THM-STM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72793.1
1) Checked546.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
94) Year received: THM-STM (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1957) 11.9
1958) 11.9
1965) 11.9
1966) 23.8
1967) 35.7
1968) 23.8
1969) 35.7
1970) 47.5
1971) 11.9
1972) 35.7
1973) 35.7
1974) 11.9
1975) 47.5
1978) 11.9
1979) 23.8
1980) 23.8
1983) 35.7
1985) 11.9
1986) 11.9
1987) 23.8
1988) 11.9
1989) 35.7
1990) 11.9
1993) 47.5
1994) 11.9
1997) 11.9
2000) 11.9
Missing730 
TOTAL53100.0
95) School awarding THM-STM degree (NTHM-STM)
TOTAL%
18) Columbia47.7
23) Duke University11.9
25) Eden11.9
34) Harvard University11.9
45) McCormick35.8
53) New York11.9
63) Pittsburgh47.7
65) Princeton2242.3
68) San Francisco11.9
75) Union-Auburn35.8
78) Union VA35.8
88) Yale35.8
99) Other59.6
Missing731 
TOTAL52100.0
96) Degree: D.Min. (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60477.3
1) Checked17722.7
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
97) Year received: D.Min. (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1971) 10.6
1972) 10.6
1973) 10.6
1974) 31.8
1975) 31.8
1976) 42.4
1977) 74.2
1978) 31.8
1979) 42.4
1980) 42.4
1981) 31.8
1982) 31.8
1983) 74.2
1984) 84.8
1985) 63.6
1986) 63.6
1987) 53.0
1988) 106.0
1989) 74.2
1990) 53.0
1991) 84.8
1992) 63.6
1993) 84.8
1994) 84.8
1995) 42.4
1996) 116.5
1997) 63.6
1998) 31.8
1999) 21.2
2000) 95.4
2001) 42.4
2002) 84.8
Missing615 
TOTAL168100.0
98) School awarding D.Min. degree (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
5) Austin84.7
8) Bethel31.8
14) Chicago Theo10.6
16) Claremont21.2
18) Columbia148.3
21) Drew42.4
22) Dubuque21.2
24) Eastern Baptist42.4
25) Eden31.8
30) Fuller137.7
33) Gordon Conwell42.4
41) Louisville Pts63.6
43) Lutheran PA10.6
45) McCormick3721.9
53) New York10.6
61) Perkins10.6
62) Phillips10.6
63) Pittsburgh127.1
65) Princeton63.6
68) San Francisco116.5
76) United Theo Dayton10.6
78) Union VA1710.1
81) Vanderbilt31.8
83) Wesley10.6
98) Union42.4
99) Other95.3
Missing614 
TOTAL169100.0
99) Degree: PHD-STD-THD (PHD-STD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73193.6
1) Checked506.4
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
100) Year received: Ph.D.-S.T.D.-Th.D. (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1962) 12.1
1963) 12.1
1965) 12.1
1967) 12.1
1968) 12.1
1969) 12.1
1970) 36.3
1971) 12.1
1973) 24.2
1974) 24.2
1975) 12.1
1976) 24.2
1977) 36.3
1979) 12.1
1980) 12.1
1981) 12.1
1983) 36.3
1985) 36.3
1986) 48.3
1987) 12.1
1988) 12.1
1989) 12.1
1990) 12.1
1992) 24.2
1993) 12.1
1994) 12.1
1995) 12.1
1997) 12.1
1999) 12.1
2000) 12.1
2001) 24.2
2003) 12.1
Missing735 
TOTAL48100.0
101) School awarding Ph.D.-S.T.D.-Th.D. (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont36.1
18) Columbia12.0
23) Duke University12.0
34) Harvard University24.1
41) Louisville Pts12.0
63) Pittsburgh36.1
65) Princeton714.3
68) San Francisco12.0
78) Union VA36.1
81) Vanderbilt36.1
88) Yale12.0
98) Union24.1
99) Other2142.9
Missing734 
TOTAL49100.0
102) Degree: Other (OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76097.3
1) Checked212.7
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
103) Year all other degrees received (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1969) 16.3
1972) 16.3
1973) 212.5
1976) 16.3
1977) 16.3
1992) 16.3
1993) 318.8
1994) 16.3
1998) 212.5
1999) 16.3
2001) 16.3
2002) 16.3
Missing767 
TOTAL16100.0
104) School awarding other degrees (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
39) Lancaster15.9
63) Pittsburgh15.9
65) Princeton15.9
68) San Francisco317.6
74) Trinity Evangelical15.9
99) Other1058.8
Missing766 
TOTAL17100.0
105) List any other graduate degrees you have earned (GRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree21.6
2) Master's degree11288.2
3) Doctoral degree107.9
4) Other32.4
Missing656 
TOTAL127100.0
106) Year any other graduate degree received (GRAD2YR)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.8
1953) 21.5
1959) 21.5
1963) 10.8
1964) 21.5
1965) 10.8
1966) 21.5
1967) 32.3
1968) 32.3
1969) 64.6
1970) 64.6
1971) 10.8
1972) 43.1
1973) 43.1
1974) 21.5
1975) 118.5
1976) 75.4
1977) 32.3
1978) 96.9
1979) 75.4
1980) 43.1
1981) 53.8
1982) 32.3
1983) 21.5
1984) 43.1
1985) 21.5
1986) 10.8
1987) 10.8
1989) 53.8
1990) 43.1
1991) 32.3
1992) 43.1
1993) 53.8
1994) 53.8
1996) 10.8
1997) 21.5
1998) 21.5
Missing653 
TOTAL130100.0
107) Graduate degree received (MAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Business1713.6
2) Education1612.8
3) English - Languages64.8
4) Fine arts-Music64.8
5) Journalism – Communication21.6
6) Medical-Health1713.6
7) Natural Science-Engineering-Math-Computers97.2
9) Social Science-History3326.4
10) Other1915.2
Missing658 
TOTAL125100.0
108) Indicate other major school (NAMEMAJ)
TOTAL%
99) Other10100.0
Missing773 
TOTAL10100.0
109) Indicate other Grad degree (OTHGRAD)
TOTAL%
2) Master's degree743.8
3) Doctoral degree743.8
4) Other212.5
Missing767 
TOTAL16100.0
110) Indicate other Grad degree year (GRADYR)
TOTAL%
1956) 15.6
1970) 15.6
1971) 15.6
1975) 15.6
1976) 15.6
1980) 316.7
1982) 15.6
1983) 15.6
1984) 15.6
1986) 211.1
1988) 316.7
1997) 15.6
1998) 15.6
Missing765 
TOTAL18100.0
111) Indicate other degree major (OTHGRADM)
TOTAL%
1) Business15.9
2) Education317.6
4) Fine arts-Music211.8
5) Journalism-Communication15.9
6) Medical-Health317.6
7) Natural Science-Engineering-Math-Computers211.8
9) Social Science-History317.6
10) Other211.8
Missing766 
TOTAL17100.0
112) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Pastor – co-pastor – associate – other pastor (PASTORAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21127.0
1) Checked57073.0
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
113) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Other position in congregation (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74995.9
1) Checked324.1
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
114) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Non-parish job or ministry (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59676.3
1) Checked18523.7
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
115) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Unemployed (UNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75997.2
1) Checked222.8
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
116) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Retired from active ministry (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75796.9
1) Checked243.1
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
117) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time48883.3
2) Part-time9816.7
Missing197 
TOTAL586100.0
118) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week (HOURS)
TOTAL%
1) 22.1
2) 22.1
3) 11.1
5) 22.1
6) 22.1
7) 11.1
8) 11.1
9) 11.1
10) 1111.7
15) 88.5
16) 11.1
17) 11.1
18) 11.1
20) 1718.1
22) 11.1
23) 22.1
24) 11.1
25) 1111.7
27) 22.1
30) 1111.7
32) 11.1
35) 44.3
36) 22.1
37) 22.1
40) 33.2
43) 11.1
50) 11.1
60) 11.1
Missing689 
TOTAL94100.0
119) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Solo Pastor (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46859.9
1) Checked31340.1
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
120) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Senior Pastor (SENIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65784.1
1) Checked12415.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
121) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Associate Pastor (ASSO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70690.4
1) Checked759.6
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
122) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Co-pastor (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75796.9
1) Checked243.1
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
123) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Stated or Temp supply (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74295.0
1) Checked395.0
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
124) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Designated pastor (DESIGNAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77599.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
125) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Interim pastor (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74395.1
1) Checked384.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
126) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Tentmaker (TENTMAKE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77198.7
1) Checked101.3
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
127) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Paid parish associate (PAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76598.0
1) Checked162.0
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
128) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Other (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75296.3
1) Checked293.7
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
129) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One55194.2
2) Two or more yoked congregations223.8
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations122.1
Missing198 
TOTAL585100.0
130) If serving two or more, how many? (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) 22882.4
3) 325.9
4) 412.9
5) 525.9
6) 612.9
Missing749 
TOTAL34100.0
131) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL579405.976562
132) Is your non-parish job or ministry full-time or part-time? (NOPARJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time14766.5
2) Part-time7433.5
Missing562 
TOTAL221100.0
133) For non-parish job, specify hours per week (HOURS2)
TOTAL%
0) 22.7
1) 34.1
2) 34.1
3) 11.4
5) 34.1
6) 22.7
8) 56.8
9) 11.4
10) 912.2
12) 34.1
13) 11.4
14) 11.4
15) 68.1
16) 11.4
20) 1520.3
24) 56.8
25) 34.1
27) 11.4
30) 56.8
35) 11.4
40) 22.7
50) 11.4
Missing709 
TOTAL74100.0
134) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Faculty/staff at an education institute (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73193.6
1) Checked506.4
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
135) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Chaplain (CHAPLAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71891.9
1) Checked638.1
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
136) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Missionary/Mission Co-worker (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77999.7
1) Checked20.3
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
137) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? National staff or middle governing body staff (NATFSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75396.4
1) Checked283.6
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
138) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (ECUMENIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77599.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
139) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Professional pastoral counselor (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77298.8
1) Checked91.2
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
140) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Other employment (OTHEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69288.6
1) Checked8911.4
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
141) For what type of institution do you work? Military (MILITRY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77999.7
1) Checked20.3
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
142) For what type of institution do you work? Civilian government (CIVLGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76698.1
1) Checked151.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
143) For what type of institution do you work? Elementary, Middle, High school (ELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77499.1
1) Checked70.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
144) For what type of institution do you work? College or university (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73794.4
1) Checked445.6
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
145) For what type of institution do you work? Seminary or other theological school (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76297.6
1) Checked192.4
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
146) For what type of institution do you work? Hospital or other medical facility (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74295.0
1) Checked395.0
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
147) For what type of institution do you work? Church/religious body (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72292.4
1) Checked597.6
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
148) For what type of institution do you work? Other non-profit organization (NOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75496.5
1) Checked273.5
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
149) For what type of institution do you work? For-profit business (FOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76397.7
1) Checked182.3
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
150) For what type of institution do you work? Other (OTHER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74595.4
1) Checked364.6
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
151) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8639.4
2) No13260.6
Missing565 
TOTAL218100.0
152) How old were you when you decided God was calling you into ministry? (AGEGOD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL77523.11110
153) How large was the congregation you belonged to at that time? (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL765775.3741040
154) How important was that congregation in your overall discernment of a call? (IMPTCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important32141.6
2) Important29438.1
3) Not very important11715.2
4) Not at all important395.1
Missing12 
TOTAL771100.0
155) [If IMPTCALL was "very important" or "important"] What person/feature there most influenced your sense of call? (INFLUEN2)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor31046.0
2) Other staff person649.5
3) Lay leader568.3
4) Other member213.1
5) Congregational program/activity8212.2
6) Worship345.0
7) Overall culture or "feel"10715.9
Missing109 
TOTAL674100.0
156) Was this the same congregation you were raised in? (RAISED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42655.7
2) No33944.3
Missing18 
TOTAL765100.0
157) [IF RAISED is "NO"], how large was the congregation you grew up in? (RAISED2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL280806.8861707
158) Age when first began attending a PCUSA? (AGEPCUSE)
TOTAL%
0) 25833.2
1) 8410.8
2) 202.6
3) 243.1
4) 212.7
5) 314.0
6) 202.6
7) 70.9
8) 243.1
9) 101.3
10) 192.4
11) 20.3
12) 131.7
13) 111.4
14) 60.8
15) 131.7
16) 111.4
17) 70.9
18) 182.3
19) 131.7
20) 151.9
21) 202.6
22) 222.8
23) 111.4
24) 81.0
25) 172.2
26) 121.5
27) 101.3
28) 70.9
29) 30.4
30) 81.0
31) 50.6
32) 50.6
34) 20.3
35) 50.6
36) 20.3
37) 10.1
38) 10.1
39) 10.1
40) 30.4
41) 20.3
44) 20.3
45) 10.1
46) 10.1
59) 10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL777100.0
159) In what religious denomination were you raised? (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist607.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)101.3
3) Episcopal70.9
4) Lutheran202.6
5) Methodist455.8
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA50064.8
7) Other Presbyterian172.2
8) Reformed101.3
9) Roman Catholic192.5
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)151.9
11) Independent- Nondenominational162.1
12) Other496.3
13) None40.5
Missing11 
TOTAL772100.0
160) Which of the following best describes your current stand on theological issues (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative273.5
2) Conservative18023.3
3) Moderate28336.6
4) Liberal21327.6
5) Very liberal698.9
6) Varies10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL773100.0
161) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word243.1
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context42054.1
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings26333.8
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us648.2
5) The Bible is an ancient book with little value today50.6
7) Don't know10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL777100.0
162) The account of Creation presented in Genesis (GENESIS2)
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 world111.5
2) Is a true account of how God created the world38152.0
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created34046.4
Missing51 
TOTAL732100.0
163) An individual should arrive at his or her own beliefs independent of any church. (BELIEFS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree111.4
2) Agree536.8
3) Not sure354.5
4) Disagree41653.7
5) Strongly disagree25933.5
Missing9 
TOTAL774100.0
164) All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find the ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree131.7
2) Agree699.0
3) Not sure597.7
4) Disagree32141.7
5) Strongly disagree30840.0
Missing13 
TOTAL770100.0
165) There is a life beyond death. (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree57074.1
2) Agree15720.4
3) Not sure334.3
4) Disagree40.5
5) Strongly disagree50.7
Missing14 
TOTAL769100.0
166) The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30640.0
2) Agree18824.6
3) Not sure618.0
4) Disagree15720.5
5) Strongly disagree536.9
Missing18 
TOTAL765100.0
167) Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13417.5
2) Agree10313.4
3) Not sure13017.0
4) Disagree22329.1
5) Strongly disagree17623.0
Missing17 
TOTAL766100.0
168) It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree43155.5
2) Agree33342.9
3) Not sure70.9
4) Disagree50.6
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL777100.0
169) Jesus will return to Earth someday. (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34544.8
2) Agree22629.4
3) Not sure14018.2
4) Disagree324.2
5) Strongly disagree273.5
Missing13 
TOTAL770100.0
170) The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21627.9
2) Agree19425.1
3) Not sure13517.5
4) Disagree14318.5
5) Strongly disagree8511.0
Missing10 
TOTAL773100.0
171) Jesus was born of a virgin. (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24832.1
2) Agree21327.6
3) Not sure16020.7
4) Disagree8911.5
5) Strongly disagree628.0
Missing11 
TOTAL772100.0
172) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily37848.6
2) Several times a week26433.9
3) Weekly8110.4
4) Several times a month293.7
5) Once a month91.2
6) Several times a year141.8
7) Once a year or less20.3
8) Never10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL778100.0
173) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read Bible with family or friends (TOGETHER)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily526.8
2) Several times a week16721.8
3) Weekly24732.2
4) Several times a month8811.5
5) Once a month476.1
6) Several times a year9212.0
7) Once a year or less243.1
8) Never506.5
Missing16 
TOTAL767100.0
174) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend Bible study group (STDYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily121.6
2) Several times a week10613.9
3) Weekly32743.0
4) Several times a month7710.1
5) Once a month455.9
6) Several times a year10613.9
7) Once a year or less364.7
8) Never526.8
Missing22 
TOTAL761100.0
175) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily66586.0
2) Several times a week8110.5
3) Weekly121.6
4) Several times a month81.0
5) Once a month30.4
6) Several times a year30.4
7) Once a year or less10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL773100.0
176) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRYTOGET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily34144.2
2) Several times a week23230.1
3) Weekly9612.5
4) Several times a month506.5
5) Once a month111.4
6) Several times a year303.9
7) Once a year or less10.1
8) Never101.3
Missing12 
TOTAL771100.0
177) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily182.4
2) Several times a week516.7
3) Weekly22028.8
4) Several times a month587.6
5) Once a month7710.1
6) Several times a year12015.7
7) Once a year or less769.9
8) Never14418.8
Missing19 
TOTAL764100.0
178) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female19725.4
2) Male57974.6
Missing7 
TOTAL776100.0
179) What is your present age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
26) 10.1
27) 20.3
28) 10.1
29) 40.5
30) 40.5
31) 81.0
32) 60.8
33) 40.5
34) 81.0
35) 60.8
36) 70.9
37) 70.9
38) 182.3
39) 111.4
40) 172.2
41) 101.3
42) 81.0
43) 253.2
44) 162.1
45) 283.6
46) 253.2
47) 233.0
48) 324.1
49) 293.7
50) 253.2
51) 263.4
52) 293.7
53) 314.0
54) 334.3
55) 425.4
56) 364.6
57) 314.0
58) 222.8
59) 324.1
60) 364.6
61) 212.7
62) 283.6
63) 151.9
64) 141.8
65) 141.8
66) 121.5
67) 50.6
68) 101.3
69) 10.1
70) 30.4
71) 40.5
72) 10.1
74) 10.1
75) 20.3
80) 10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL775100.0
180) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Open country, but not on a farm465.9
2) On a farm20.3
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)26333.8
4) In a medium—size city (50,000-250,000)11614.9
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city597.6
6) In a large city (over 250,000)12716.3
7) In a suburb near a large city16421.1
Missing6 
TOTAL777100.0
181) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married67987.2
2) Not married10012.8
Missing4 
TOTAL779100.0
182) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married4545.5
2) Yes, am now widowed99.1
3) Yes, am now divorced4343.4
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced22.0
Missing684 
TOTAL99100.0
183) Spouse's highest level of education (SEDU)
TOTAL%
4) High school diploma91.3
5) Some college669.9
6) Graduated from college18728.0
7) Some grad work6910.3
8) Grad degree33850.5
Missing114 
TOTAL669100.0
184) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was widowed60.9
2) Yes, was divorced11917.5
3) Yes, was both widowed and divorced10.1
4) No55481.5
Missing103 
TOTAL680100.0
185) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11116.3
2) No57083.7
Missing102 
TOTAL681100.0
186) Spouse's employment: Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked44657.1
1) Checked33542.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
187) Spouse's employment: Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61879.1
1) Checked16320.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
188) Spouse's employment: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72492.7
1) Checked577.3
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
189) Spouse's employment: Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75796.9
1) Checked243.1
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
190) Spouse's employment: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73594.1
1) Checked465.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
191) Spouse's employment: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71591.5
1) Checked668.5
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
192) Spouse's employment: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76698.1
1) Checked151.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
193) Spouse's employment: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked75496.5
1) Checked273.5
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
194) 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. (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 030.5
4) 420.4
5) 550.9
6) 620.4
7) 730.5
8) 850.9
10) 1081.5
12) 1261.1
14) 1420.4
15) 15213.8
16) 1640.7
18) 1820.4
20) 20305.5
21) 2110.2
22) 2220.4
23) 2310.2
24) 2481.5
25) 25234.2
26) 2620.4
27) 2710.2
28) 2810.2
30) 30376.7
32) 3250.9
33) 3310.2
35) 35203.6
36) 3661.1
37) 3720.4
38) 3871.3
40) 4013524.6
42) 4220.4
43) 4330.5
44) 4430.5
45) 45397.1
47) 4720.4
48) 4850.9
50) 507313.3
52) 5210.2
53) 5310.2
54) 5410.2
55) 55173.1
58) 5820.4
60) 60407.3
65) 6530.5
70) 7050.9
73) 7310.2
75) 7520.4
80) 8010.2
99) 99 hours or more30.5
Missing234 
TOTAL549100.0
195) 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). (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist7310.8
2) Disciples of Christ142.1
3) Episcopalian263.8
4) Lutheran355.2
5) Methodist8512.5
6) Presbyterian29343.2
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
8) Reformed91.3
9) Roman Catholic679.9
10) United Church of Christ172.5
11) Independent- nondenominational121.8
12) None71.0
13) Other395.8
Missing105 
TOTAL678100.0
196) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife is currently. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist50.8
2) Disciples of Christ30.5
3) Episcopalian71.1
4) Lutheran20.3
5) Methodist50.8
6) Presbyterian60391.6
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
9) Roman Catholic101.5
10) United Church of Christ71.1
12) None40.6
13) Other111.7
Missing125 
TOTAL658100.0
197) How many children do you have? (Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted.) (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None10914.0
1) 19211.8
2) 234043.6
3) 316421.1
4) 4506.4
5) 5151.9
6) 650.6
7) 730.4
9) 9 or more10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL779100.0
198) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes16821.5
2) No61378.5
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
199) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.7910.2
2) Two of us35745.9
3) Three of us13417.2
4) Four of us13417.2
5) Five of us577.3
6) Six of us141.8
7) Seven or more of us30.4
Missing5 
TOTAL778100.0
200) How many persons in your household are under 6 years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None19670.3
1) 16222.2
2) 2196.8
3) 320.7
Missing504 
TOTAL279100.0
201) How many persons in your household are 6-12 years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None18555.2
1) 19729.0
2) 24613.7
3) 361.8
4) 410.3
Missing448 
TOTAL335100.0
202) How many persons in your household are 13-17 years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None17849.4
1) 112835.6
2) 25013.9
3) 341.1
Missing423 
TOTAL360100.0
203) How many persons in your household are 18-24 years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None19073.4
1) 15722.0
2) 293.5
3) 331.2
Missing524 
TOTAL259100.0
204) How many persons in your household are 25 years of age and older? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
1) 19111.8
2) 263782.7
3) 3354.5
4) 450.6
6) 610.1
8) 810.1
Missing13 
TOTAL770100.0
205) 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 alone739.4
2) A single parent, living with one or more children141.8
3) A married couple, no children in household33042.5
4) A married couple, living with one or more children32141.3
5) Some other arrangement395.0
Missing6 
TOTAL777100.0
206) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat42955.3
2) Independent14318.4
3) Republican18523.8
4) Other192.4
Missing7 
TOTAL776100.0
207) Describe total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00010.1
2) $10,000- $14,99930.4
3) $15,000- $19,99930.4
4) $20,000- $29,999182.4
5) $30,000- $39,999648.4
6) $40,000- $49,9999312.2
7) $50,000- $59,9999512.4
8) $60,000- $69,9999212.0
9) $70,000- $79,99910013.1
10) $80,000- $89,9998210.7
11) $90,000- $99,999638.2
12) $100,000- $124,9999512.4
13) $125,000- $149,999233.0
14) $150,000- more334.3
Missing18 
TOTAL765100.0
208) Race: White (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked354.5
1) Checked74695.5
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
209) Race: Black (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77399.0
1) Checked81.0
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
210) Race: Indian (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77298.8
1) Checked91.2
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
211) Race: Asian (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked76698.1
1) Checked151.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
212) Race: Hispanic (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77499.1
1) Checked70.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
213) Race: Some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77499.1
1) Checked70.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
214) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation in regular giving? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75797.4
2) No202.6
Missing6 
TOTAL777100.0
215) Best estimate of the amount given: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7085459.21537599
216) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation in giving to a special capital campaign? (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29239.6
2) No44560.4
Missing46 
TOTAL737100.0
217) Best estimate of the amount given: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2918033.05282683
218) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? 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) Yes62281.9
2) No13718.1
Missing24 
TOTAL759100.0
219) Best estimate of amount given: to special appeal?\ (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5862102.32641307
220) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50367.3
2) No24432.7
Missing36 
TOTAL747100.0
221) Best estimate of amount given: to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4903232.34145381
222) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68689.0
2) No8511.0
Missing12 
TOTAL771100.0
223) Best estimate of amount given: to non-religious charities (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6564067.9655413
224) Pastor (PAST)
TOTAL%
0) Non-Pastor26533.9
1) Pastor51666.1
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
225) Sample (CSAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors51666.1
4) Specialized Clergy26533.9
Missing2 
TOTAL781100.0
226) State (STATE)
227) Original ID (ORIGID)
228) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast15219.5
2) Midwest20526.3
3) South27635.4
4) West14718.8
Missing3 
TOTAL780100.0
229) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 408711.2
2) 40-4921327.5
3) 50-6442154.3
4) 65+547.0
Missing8 
TOTAL775100.0
230) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female19725.4
2) Male57974.6
Missing7 
TOTAL776100.0
231) I-INCOME: Describe total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20K70.9
2) $20K - $49,99917522.9
3) $50K - $99,99943256.5
4) $100K+15119.7
Missing18 
TOTAL765100.0
232) 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) Democrat42955.3
2) Independent14318.4
3) Republican18523.8
4) Other192.4
Missing7 
TOTAL776100.0
233) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast15219.5
2) Midwest20526.3
3) South27635.4
4) West14718.8
Missing3 
TOTAL780100.0