Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2004 -- Disabilities Issues , Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL63423846.183498
2) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Main seating area of the sanctuary (ACC_MAIN)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible44971.8
2) Most is accessible10917.4
3) Some is accessible6710.7
Missing9 
TOTAL625100.0
3) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Choir loft/choir seating area (ACC_CHOI)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible7412.0
2) Most is accessible447.1
3) Some is accessible9515.4
4) None is accessible37260.4
5) Don't know/Don't have facility315.0
Missing18 
TOTAL616100.0
4) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people how have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Chancel (area around pulpit and Lord's Supper table) (ACC_CHAN)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible20733.6
2) Most is accessible8213.3
3) Some is accessible11318.3
4) None is accessible20333.0
5) Don't know/Don't have facility111.8
Missing18 
TOTAL616100.0
5) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people hwo have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Church offices (ACC_OFFI)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible44170.7
2) Most is accessible8613.8
3) Some is accessible436.9
4) None is accessible436.9
5) Don't know/Don't have facility111.8
Missing10 
TOTAL624100.0
6) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Church school/Christian education classrooms (ACC_CLAS)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible35457.5
2) Most is accessible11118.0
3) Some is accessible15124.5
Missing18 
TOTAL616100.0
7) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Fellowship hall (ACC_HALL)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible51282.2
2) Most is accessible579.1
3) Some is accessible548.7
Missing11 
TOTAL623100.0
8) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Kitchen (ACC_KITC)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible46073.4
2) Most is accessible7512.0
3) Some is accessible406.4
4) None is accessible487.7
5) Don't know/Don't have facility40.6
Missing7 
TOTAL627100.0
9) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Youth room/youth house (ACC_YOUT)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible31451.3
2) Most is accessible426.9
3) Some is accessible6911.3
4) None is accessible8213.4
5) Don't know/Don't have facility10517.2
Missing22 
TOTAL612100.0
10) How much of your congregation's physical facilities in each area is accessible to people who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? Restrooms (ACC_REST)
TOTAL%
1) All is accessible36558.2
2) Most is accessible11718.7
3) Some is accessible11318.0
4) None is accessible294.6
5) Don't know/Don't have facility30.5
Missing7 
TOTAL627100.0
11) Has your congregation taken any action in the last three years that resulted in making any part of the physical facilities more accessible to persons who have difficulty walking or who use a wheelchair? (MORE_ACC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37260.2
2) No24639.8
Missing16 
TOTAL618100.0
12) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide designated "handicapped" parking spaces? (PARKING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes57691.7
2) No508.0
3) Don't know20.3
Missing6 
TOTAL628100.0
13) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide curb cuts for wheelchairs? (CURB_CUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49378.9
2) No9415.0
3) Don't know304.8
4) Not applicable81.3
Missing9 
TOTAL625100.0
14) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide large print hymnals? (LRG_HYMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36558.5
2) No20432.7
3) Don't know558.8
Missing10 
TOTAL624100.0
15) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide large print Bibles? (LRG_BIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26943.4
2) No24239.0
3) Don't know10917.6
Missing14 
TOTAL620100.0
16) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide Braille Bibles, hymnals, or other Braille resources? (BRAILLE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes203.2
2) No47075.8
3) Don't know13021.0
Missing14 
TOTAL620100.0
17) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide automatic doors on entrances and exits? (AUTODOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8213.2
2) No53486.0
3) Don't know50.8
Missing13 
TOTAL621100.0
18) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide accessible water fountains? (WATER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37860.3
2) No21033.5
3) Don't know386.1
4) Not applicable10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL627100.0
19) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide a supplemental sound system for the hearing impaired? (SOUND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50279.9
2) No10416.6
3) Don't know223.5
Missing6 
TOTAL628100.0
20) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide tape recordings of services for persons whose disabilities prevent them from attending? (RECORD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes49979.5
2) No9715.4
3) Don't know325.1
Missing6 
TOTAL628100.0
21) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide copies of newsletters, bulletins, etc., on disk/tape/Web site? (COPIES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37860.3
2) No17327.6
3) Don't know7612.1
Missing7 
TOTAL627100.0
22) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide food at suppers, fellowships, etc. that is free from nuts, wheat, or other items that might cause allergic reactions? (FOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12820.4
2) No29747.4
3) Don't know20132.1
Missing8 
TOTAL626100.0
23) Do the facilities or programs of your congregation provide gluten-free bread for the Lord's Supper? (GLUTEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9014.4
2) No30849.4
3) Don't know22636.2
Missing10 
TOTAL624100.0
24) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, as your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Worship (as participant) (WORSHIP1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27648.8
2) No or don't know28951.2
Missing69 
TOTAL565100.0
25) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Worship (as leader) (WORSHIP2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12322.2
2) No or don't know43177.8
Missing80 
TOTAL554100.0
26) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Church school/educational activities for adults (ACTIVIT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22140.0
2) No or don't know33260.0
Missing81 
TOTAL553100.0
27) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Church school/educational activities for youth/children (ACTIVIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18433.6
2) No or don't know36366.4
Missing87 
TOTAL547100.0
28) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Session meetings (SESSION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17933.0
2) No or don't know36367.0
Missing92 
TOTAL542100.0
29) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Deacon meetings (DEA_MTG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12728.2
2) No or don't know32371.8
Missing184 
TOTAL450100.0
30) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Fellowship activities (retreats, suppers, picnics) (FELL_ACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24343.5
2) No or don't know31556.5
Missing76 
TOTAL558100.0
31) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Youth group (YOUTH_GR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15628.9
2) No or don't know38471.1
Missing94 
TOTAL540100.0
32) Besides any changes to improve access in the physical facilities, has your congregation taken any action in the last three years to make any of the following programs and activities of the congregation more welcoming to participation by persons with disabilities? Men's/women's groups (MEN_GR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18533.8
2) No or don't know36366.2
Missing86 
TOTAL548100.0
33) Indicate whether you have serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses (YOU_SEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62097.9
1) Checked132.1
Missing1 
TOTAL633100.0
34) Indicate whether a family member has serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses (FAM_SEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60895.9
1) Checked264.1
TOTAL634100.0
35) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has serious difficulty seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses (MEM_SEE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29246.1
1) Checked34253.9
TOTAL634100.0
36) Indicate whether you have trouble hearing what is said in normal conversation, even when wearing a hearing aid (YOU_HEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61096.2
1) Checked243.8
TOTAL634100.0
37) Indicate whether a family member has trouble hearing what is said in normal conversation, even when wearing a hearing aid (FAM_HEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55287.1
1) Checked8212.9
TOTAL634100.0
38) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has trouble hearing what is said in normal conversation, even when wearing a hearing aid (MEM_HEAR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19430.6
1) Checked44069.4
TOTAL634100.0
39) Indicate whether you have serious difficulty speaking or communicating so that people outside the family understand (YOU_SPEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62899.1
1) Checked60.9
TOTAL634100.0
40) Indicate whether a family member has serious difficulty speaking or communicating so that people outside the family understand (FAM_SPEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62197.9
1) Checked132.1
TOTAL634100.0
41) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has serious difficulty speaking or communicating so that people outside the family understand (MEM_SPEA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47374.6
1) Checked16125.4
TOTAL634100.0
42) Indicate whether you use any of these aids to get around: a cane, crutches, walker, medically prescribed shoes, a wheelchair, or a scooter (YOU_AID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61096.2
1) Checked243.8
TOTAL634100.0
43) Indicate whether a family member uses any of these aids to get around: a cane, crutches, walker, medically prescribed shoes, a wheelchair, or a scooter (FAM_AID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57490.5
1) Checked609.5
TOTAL634100.0
44) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation uses any of these aids to get around: a cane, crutches, walker, medically prescribed shoes, a wheelchair, or a scooter (MEM_AID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked9314.7
1) Checked54185.3
TOTAL634100.0
45) Indicate whether you have one or more of the following conditions: cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, hydrocephalus, microcephalus, muscular dystrophy, sickle cell anemia, spina bifida (YOU_CON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63299.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL634100.0
46) Indicate whether a family member has one or more of the following conditions: cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, hydrocephalus, microcephalus, muscular dystrophy, sickle cell anemia, spina bifida (FAM_CON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62398.3
1) Checked111.7
TOTAL634100.0
47) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has one or more of the following conditions: cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, hydrocephalus, microcephalus, muscular dystrophy, sickle cell anemia, spina bifida (MEM_CON)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45271.3
1) Checked18228.7
TOTAL634100.0
48) Indicate whether you have a serious chronic illness such as Alzheimer's disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, or multiple sclerosis (YOU_CHRO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62498.4
1) Checked101.6
TOTAL634100.0
49) Indicate whether a family member has a serious chronic illness such as Alzheimer's disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, or multiple sclerosis (FAM_CHRO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59193.2
1) Checked436.8
TOTAL634100.0
50) Indicate whether someone you know in your congregation has a serious chronic illness such as Alzheimer's disease, cancer, HIV/AIDS, or multiple sclerosis (MEM_CHRO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24638.8
1) Checked38861.2
TOTAL634100.0
51) Indicate whether you have one or more of the following conditions: developmental disability (mental retardation), Down syndrome, Fragile X, autism (YOU_DEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63099.4
1) Checked40.6
TOTAL634100.0
52) Indicate whether a family member has one or more of the following conditions: developmental disability (mental retardation), Down syndrome, Fragile X, autism (FAM_DEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61697.2
1) Checked182.8
TOTAL634100.0
53) Indicate whether someone you know from your congregation has one or more of the following conditions: developmental disability (mental retardation), Down syndrome, Fragile X, autism (MEM_DEV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38861.2
1) Checked24638.8
TOTAL634100.0
54) Indicate whether you have a serious mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia or severe anxiety, paranoid or delusional disorder, or other dementia (YOU_MENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62999.2
1) Checked50.8
TOTAL634100.0
55) Indicate whether a family member has a serious mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia or severe anxiety, paranoid or delusional disorder, or other dementia (FAM_MENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61096.2
1) Checked243.8
TOTAL634100.0
56) Indicate whether someone you know from your congregation has a serious mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobia or severe anxiety, paranoid or delusional disorder, or other dementia (MEM_MENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39762.6
1) Checked23737.4
TOTAL634100.0
57) Indicate whether you have attention deficit disorder or a learning disability (YOU_ADD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62899.1
1) Checked60.9
TOTAL634100.0
58) Indicate whether a family member has attention deficit disorder or a learning disability (FAM_ADD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58792.6
1) Checked477.4
TOTAL634100.0
59) Indicate whether someone you know from your congregation has attention deficit disorder or a learning disability (MEM_ADD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37258.7
1) Checked26241.3
TOTAL634100.0
60) Indicate whether you have any other condition or impairment that requires you to get help from another person to bathe/shower, dress, eat, get in or out of bed or chairs, use the toilet (including getting to the toilet) or get around inside the home (YOU_IMPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63399.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL634100.0
61) Indicate whether a family member has any other condition or impairment that requires them to get help from another person to bathe/shower, dress, eat, get in or out of bed or chairs, use the toilet (including getting to the toilet) or get around inside the home (FAM_IMPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61196.4
1) Checked233.6
TOTAL634100.0
62) Indicate whether someone you know from your congregation has any other condition or impairment that requires them to get help from another person to bathe/shower, dress, eat, get in or out of bed or chairs, use the toilet (including getting to the toilet) or get around inside the home (MEM_IMPA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35756.3
1) Checked27743.7
TOTAL634100.0
63) Are there persons with disabilities in your congregation who started coming because of the efforts the church has taken to include persons with disabilities in the life and program of the congregation? (COME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, many81.3
2) Yes, several426.9
3) Yes, few12019.6
4) No, don't know of any44372.3
Missing21 
TOTAL613100.0
64) Can you think of one or more persons with disabilities associated with your congregation who do not participate in worship, educational programs, or another church activity as often as they might because the facilities for this program/activity are not accessible or not easily accessible to the persons? (NOT_ACC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11518.7
2) No50081.3
Missing19 
TOTAL615100.0
65) Can you think of one or more persons with disabilities associated with your congregation who do not participate in worship, educational programs, or another church activity as often as they might because the staff and congregation hasn't made an effort to make the activity welcoming to persons with disabilities? (NOT_ACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes416.7
2) No57393.3
Missing20 
TOTAL614100.0
66) Can you think of one or more persons with disabilities associated with your congregation who do not participate in worship, educational programs, or another church activity as often as they might because the person has been made to feel unwelcome because of the disability? (NOT_WELC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes152.4
2) No59897.6
Missing21 
TOTAL613100.0
67) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Worship (using sign language interpreters) (HEAR_SIG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58091.5
1) Checked548.5
TOTAL634100.0
68) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Worship (using other communication aids) (HEAR_COM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37859.6
1) Checked25640.4
TOTAL634100.0
69) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Church school class(es) (HEAR_CHU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60895.9
1) Checked264.1
TOTAL634100.0
70) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Bible study group(s) (HEAR_BIB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60695.6
1) Checked284.4
TOTAL634100.0
71) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Fellowship events (HEAR_FEL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58792.6
1) Checked477.4
TOTAL634100.0
72) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? Other (HEAR_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62298.1
1) Checked121.9
TOTAL634100.0
73) Does your congregation have any of the following ministries with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing? No, none (HEAR_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39962.9
1) Checked23537.1
TOTAL634100.0
74) [IF "CHECKED" TO HEAR_SIG] How regularly have you had interpreters in the last year? (HEARSIG2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week1710.0
2) Most weeks116.5
3) Some weeks148.2
4) Only a few weeks2313.5
5) Not sure9052.9
6) None158.8
Missing464 
TOTAL170100.0
75) In the past three years, has your congregation had a person with disabilities serve as pastor or associate pastor? (PAST_DIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes355.6
2) No56190.2
3) Don't know264.2
Missing12 
TOTAL622100.0
76) In the past three years, has your congregation had a staff person with disabilities (other than a pastor/associate pastor)? (STAF_DIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes589.4
2) No51583.2
3) Don't know467.4
Missing15 
TOTAL619100.0
77) In the past three years, has your congregation had a person with disabilities serving as an elder? (DIS_ELDE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20533.0
2) No35757.5
3) Don't know599.5
Missing13 
TOTAL621100.0
78) In the past three years, has your congregation had a persons with disabilities serving as a deacon? (DIS_DEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12522.2
2) No33859.9
3) Don't know10117.9
Missing70 
TOTAL564100.0
79) In the past three years, has your congregation held a worship service designed specifically to recognize and involve persons with disabilities? (INVO_DIS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes294.7
2) No or don't know58495.3
Missing21 
TOTAL613100.0
80) In the past three years, has your congregation provided transportation to worship services for people with disabilities through a formal, church-sponsored program? (TRANS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes28746.3
2) No or don't know33353.7
Missing14 
TOTAL620100.0
81) In the past three years, has your congregation provided transportation to other church activities (youth group, women's circles, educational programs, etc.) for people with disabilities through a formal, church-sponsored program? (TRANS2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes19331.1
2) No or don't know42868.9
Missing13 
TOTAL621100.0
82) In the past three years, has your congregation provided respite care for those who care for persons with disabilities through a formal, church-sponsored program? (RESPITE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11618.8
2) No or don't know50181.2
Missing17 
TOTAL617100.0
83) In the past three years, has your congregation used a special curriculum for persons with learning or developmental disabilities, Alzheimer's disease, etc.? (SPECIAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes233.7
2) No or don't know59596.3
Missing16 
TOTAL618100.0
84) Overall, how much of an impediment to the participation of persons with disabilities are: your congregation's facilities? (FACILIT)
TOTAL%
1) Great impediment477.6
2) Some impediment27644.6
3) Not an impediment26643.0
4) Not sure304.8
Missing15 
TOTAL619100.0
85) Overall, how much of an impediment to the participation of persons with disabilities are: the attitudes and understanding of your congregation? (ATTITUDE)
TOTAL%
1) Great impediment274.4
2) Some impediment10417.0
3) Not an impediment41768.0
4) Not sure6510.6
Missing21 
TOTAL613100.0
86) My congregation has approached the issue of disabilities as ministry to persons with disabilities (charity), rather than as ministry with persons with disabilities (empowerment) (EMPOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Agree12721.2
2) Not sure23138.5
3) Disagree24240.3
Missing34 
TOTAL600100.0
87) My congregation has done a good job of making the sanctuary accessible to persons with disabilities (SANCTUAR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21334.3
2) Agree32852.8
3) Not sure325.2
4) Disagree487.7
Missing13 
TOTAL621100.0
88) My congregation has done a good job of including persons with disabilities in worship leadership (INCLUDE)
TOTAL%
1) Agree18430.1
2) Not sure23538.5
3) Disagree19231.4
Missing23 
TOTAL611100.0
89) My congregation has done a better job of making facilities accessible to persons with disabilities than it has making programs inclusive of persons with disabilities (FAC_PROG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree34956.7
2) Not sure15425.0
3) Disagree11218.2
Missing19 
TOTAL615100.0
90) Compared to ten years ago, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is a stronger advocate for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the church (STRONGER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree558.9
2) Agree27244.0
3) Not sure26743.2
4) Disagree243.9
Missing16 
TOTAL618100.0
91) The national entities of the PC(USA) should be doing more to encourage congregations to be inclusive of persons with disabilities (NATION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6310.2
2) Agree28245.9
3) Not sure21735.3
4) Disagree538.6
Missing19 
TOTAL615100.0
92) How important to you, personally, is full inclusion of persons with disabilities in the church? (IMP_INCL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29547.4
2) Generally important26342.2
3) Somewhat important6510.4
Missing11 
TOTAL623100.0
93) To what extent are persons with disabilities included in the life of your congregation? (EXT_INCL)
TOTAL%
1) Full extent12921.8
2) Great extent23740.1
3) Small extent to none22538.1
Missing43 
TOTAL591100.0
94) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? The finances of the congregation. (RES_FIN)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent7213.4
2) Some extent13525.1
3) Small extent12322.9
4) No extent20738.5
Missing97 
TOTAL537100.0
95) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? Attitudes in the congregation toward persons with disabilities (RES_ATT)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent264.8
2) Some extent8615.9
3) Small extent11120.6
4) No extent31758.7
Missing94 
TOTAL540100.0
96) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? The age composition of the congregation (RES_AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent509.3
2) Some extent12222.7
3) Small extent12322.9
4) No extent24245.1
Missing97 
TOTAL537100.0
97) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? The physical facilities of the congregations. (RES_PHYS)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent8615.6
2) Some extent15427.9
3) Small extent13324.1
4) No extent17832.3
Missing83 
TOTAL551100.0
98) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? Lack of awareness on this issue (RES_AWAR)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent6011.1
2) Some extent15729.1
3) Small extent15428.5
4) No extent16931.3
Missing94 
TOTAL540100.0
99) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? Lack of leadership on this issue (RES_LEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent6512.1
2) Some extent14226.5
3) Small extent13324.9
4) No extent19536.4
Missing99 
TOTAL535100.0
100) To the extent persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation, how responsible, in your opinion, is each of the following factors? Presbyterian/Reformed theology (RES_THEO)
TOTAL%
1) Large extent50.9
2) Some extent325.6
3) Small extent315.5
4) No extent27748.8
5) Not sure22339.3
Missing66 
TOTAL568100.0
101) Which one item from Q14 (RES_FIN – RES_THEO) is most responsible for why persons with disabilities are not full participants in your congregation? (MOST_RES)
TOTAL%
1) The finances of the congregation6813.6
2) Attitudes in the congregation toward persons with disabilities255.0
3) The age composition of the congregation6813.6
4) The physical facilities of the congregation10521.0
5) The lack of awareness on this issue14128.3
6) The lack of leadership on this issue7314.6
7) Presbyterian /Reformed theology71.4
8) Not sure51.0
9) None71.4
Missing135 
TOTAL499100.0
102) To what extent would you say persons with disabilities are welcome as part of the life of your presbytery? (WELCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Full extent21734.8
2) Great extent18930.3
3) Small extent487.7
4) No extent10.2
5) Not sure16927.1
Missing10 
TOTAL624100.0
103) Should presbyteries require that their stated meetings be held only in facilities accessible to persons with disabilities? (MTG_FAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42167.6
2) No11418.3
3) Not sure8814.1
Missing11 
TOTAL623100.0
104) Should presbyteries require that their stated meetings be fully inclusive of the participation of persons with disabilities? (MTG_INCL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47377.8
2) No376.1
3) Not sure9816.1
Missing26 
TOTAL608100.0
105) How familiar are you with each of the following publications, resources, or policies? That All May Enter: Responding to People with Disability Concerns, adopted by the 1977 General Assembly (FAM_PUB)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar30.5
2) Familiar254.0
3) Not too familiar8814.2
4) Not at all familiar50481.3
Missing14 
TOTAL620100.0
106) How familiar are you with each of the following publications, resources, or policies? Different Members, One Body: Welcoming the Diversity of Abilities in God's Family, a 1998 PC(USA) book (FAM_PUB2)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar20.3
2) Familiar355.6
3) Not too familiar7211.6
4) Not at all familiar51182.4
Missing14 
TOTAL620100.0
107) How familiar are you with each of the following publications, resources, or policies? The provision of the PC(USA) Book of Order stating that "All governing bodies shall work to become more open and inclusive and to correct patterns of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, marital condition, or disability" (G-9.0104). (FAM_PUB3)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar8613.8
2) Familiar24940.0
3) Not too familiar13020.9
4) Not at all familiar15825.4
Missing11 
TOTAL623100.0
108) How familiar are you with each of the following publications, resources, or policies? "Surprising Grace: People, Disabilities, Churches," a PC(USA) videotape on churches using the gifts of persons with disabilities (FAM_PUB4)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar30.5
2) Familiar132.1
3) Not too familiar6911.2
4) Not at all familiar53386.2
Missing16 
TOTAL618100.0
109) Survey Form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper54285.5
2) Web9214.5
TOTAL634100.0
110) SAMPLE (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders634100.0
TOTAL634100.0
111) Code identification Number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6343846.183498
112) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL62621.56916
113) [If YRMEM = 0] How many months have you been a member of congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
3) 133.3
5) 133.3
6) 133.3
Missing631 
TOTAL3100.0
114) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile436.9
1) 17912.6
2) 211318.1
3) 38313.3
4) 4447.0
5) 57011.2
6) 6274.3
7) 7304.8
8) 8335.3
9) 971.1
10) 10315.0
11) 1161.0
12) 12162.6
13) 1320.3
14) 1420.3
15) 15162.6
16) 1610.2
17) 1710.2
18) 1810.2
20) 2091.4
23) 2310.2
25) 2550.8
26) 2610.2
30) 3010.2
35) 3510.2
38) 3810.2
75) 7510.2
Missing9 
TOTAL625100.0
115) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61396.7
1) Checked213.3
TOTAL634100.0
116) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL584752.563867
117) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes63099.7
2) No20.3
Missing2 
TOTAL632100.0
118) [IF ORDELDER is 1] Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59196.3
2) No233.7
Missing20 
TOTAL614100.0
119) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26242.3
2) No35857.7
Missing14 
TOTAL620100.0
120) [If ORDDEACN is 1] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41.3
2) No31098.7
Missing320 
TOTAL314100.0
121) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34253.9
1) Checked29246.1
TOTAL634100.0
122) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33152.2
1) Checked30347.8
TOTAL634100.0
123) 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 checked57290.2
1) Checked629.8
TOTAL634100.0
124) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56188.5
1) Checked7311.5
TOTAL634100.0
125) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45371.5
1) Checked18128.5
TOTAL634100.0
126) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62398.3
1) Checked111.7
TOTAL634100.0
127) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51981.9
1) Checked11518.1
TOTAL634100.0
128) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46873.8
1) Checked16626.2
TOTAL634100.0
129) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45972.4
1) Checked17527.6
TOTAL634100.0
130) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never20.3
2) Less than once a year10.2
3) Once or twice a year10.2
4) Several times a year10.2
5) Once a month50.8
6) Two or three times a month406.3
7) Nearly every week33653.1
8) Every week24739.0
Missing1 
TOTAL633100.0
131) 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 Hours182.8
2) 1-2 Hours7712.2
3) 3-5 Hours19030.1
4) 6-10 Hours19931.5
5) 11-20 Hours11217.7
6) More than 20 Hours365.7
Missing2 
TOTAL632100.0
132) 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 Hours172.7
2) 1-2 Hours10817.2
3) 3-5 Hours20031.8
4) 6-10 Hours17628.0
5) 11-20 Hours8613.7
6) More than 20 Hours416.5
Missing6 
TOTAL628100.0
133) 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 Hours27744.2
2) 1-2 Hours16125.7
3) 3-5 Hours11818.8
4) 6-10 Hours426.7
5) 11-20 Hours152.4
6) More than 20 Hours132.1
Missing8 
TOTAL626100.0
134) 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 Hours19230.7
2) 1-2 Hours16225.9
3) 3-5 Hours14022.4
4) 6-10 Hours7812.5
5) 11-20 Hours355.6
6) More than 20 Hours193.0
Missing8 
TOTAL626100.0
135) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily15324.7
2) Several times a week10617.1
3) Weekly8714.1
4) Several times a month9214.9
5) Once a month365.8
6) Several times a year9214.9
7) Once a year or less376.0
8) Never162.6
Missing15 
TOTAL619100.0
136) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily111.8
2) Several times a week355.9
3) Weekly13722.9
4) Several times a month6010.1
5) Once a month437.2
6) Several times a year10016.8
7) Once a year or less7612.7
8) Never13522.6
Missing37 
TOTAL597100.0
137) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily30.5
2) Several times a week152.5
3) Weekly17028.4
4) Several times a month6210.4
5) Once a month599.9
6) Several times a year589.7
7) Once a year or less7412.4
8) Never15726.3
Missing36 
TOTAL598100.0
138) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily46074.3
2) Several times a week9214.9
3) Weekly203.2
4) Several times a month274.4
5) Once a month71.1
6) Several times a year101.6
7) Once a year or less20.3
8) Never10.2
Missing15 
TOTAL619100.0
139) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily15425.0
2) Several times a week8914.4
3) Weekly11719.0
4) Several times a month7011.4
5) Once a month335.4
6) Several times a year8313.5
7) Once a year or less182.9
8) Never528.4
Missing18 
TOTAL616100.0
140) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily40.7
2) Several times a week71.2
3) Weekly6310.8
4) Several times a month264.5
5) Once a month356.0
6) Several times a year6511.2
7) Once a year or less9316.0
8) Never28849.6
Missing53 
TOTAL581100.0
141) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50981.8
2) No11117.8
3) Not sure20.3
Missing12 
TOTAL622100.0
142) What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist5710.9
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)81.5
3) Episcopal173.2
4) Lutheran265.0
5) Methodist7313.9
6) Presbyterian23945.6
7) Other Presbyterian51.0
8) Reformed51.0
9) Roman Catholic244.6
10) UCC244.6
11) Independent- Nondenominational163.1
12) Other305.7
Missing110 
TOTAL524100.0
143) 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) Baptist6710.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)81.3
3) Episcopal172.7
4) Lutheran355.5
5) Methodist8112.8
6) Presbyterian28244.7
7) Other Presbyterian71.1
8) Reformed121.9
9) Roman Catholic386.0
10) UCC132.1
11) Independent- Nondenominational142.2
12) None152.4
13) Other426.7
Missing3 
TOTAL631100.0
144) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL62818.42417
145) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative396.2
2) Conservative22736.2
3) Moderate24939.7
4) Liberal9014.4
5) Very liberal223.5
Missing7 
TOTAL627100.0
146) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46473.5
2) No16726.5
Missing3 
TOTAL631100.0
147) 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) Yes31851.0
2) No30649.0
Missing10 
TOTAL624100.0
148) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word9715.6
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context27944.9
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings21133.9
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us294.7
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book40.6
7) Don't know20.3
Missing12 
TOTAL622100.0
149) 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 world366.0
2) Is a true account of how God created the world38764.0
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created18230.1
Missing29 
TOTAL605100.0
150) 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 agree376.0
2) Agree14022.5
3) Not sure6210.0
4) Disagree27043.5
5) Strongly disagree11218.0
Missing13 
TOTAL621100.0
151) 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 agree254.0
2) Agree11518.4
3) Not sure9114.6
4) Disagree19831.7
5) Strongly disagree19631.4
Missing9 
TOTAL625100.0
152) 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 agree44972.4
2) Agree13321.5
3) Not sure335.3
4) Disagree40.6
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing14 
TOTAL620100.0
153) 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 agree30148.4
2) Agree15524.9
3) Not sure8012.9
4) Disagree6810.9
5) Strongly disagree182.9
Missing12 
TOTAL622100.0
154) 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 agree31851.0
2) Agree15424.7
3) Not sure12520.1
4) Disagree203.2
5) Strongly disagree61.0
Missing11 
TOTAL623100.0
155) 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 agree18730.2
2) Agree10917.6
3) Not sure14022.6
4) Disagree13521.8
5) Strongly disagree487.8
Missing15 
TOTAL619100.0
156) 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 agree27844.6
2) Agree30649.1
3) Not sure193.0
4) Disagree203.2
Missing11 
TOTAL623100.0
157) 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 agree26242.1
2) Agree18229.3
3) Not sure10817.4
4) Disagree497.9
5) Strongly disagree213.4
Missing12 
TOTAL622100.0
158) 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 agree32752.5
2) Agree19130.7
3) Not sure8313.3
4) Disagree121.9
5) Strongly disagree101.6
Missing11 
TOTAL623100.0
159) 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 agree7011.4
2) Agree18229.6
3) Not sure13121.3
4) Disagree16526.9
5) Strongly disagree6610.7
Missing20 
TOTAL614100.0
160) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree41766.5
2) Agree16025.5
3) Not sure396.2
4) Disagree61.0
5) Strongly disagree50.8
Missing7 
TOTAL627100.0
161) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33353.2
2) Agree14222.7
3) Not sure11518.4
4) Disagree203.2
5) Strongly disagree162.6
Missing8 
TOTAL626100.0
162) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female32050.8
2) Male31049.2
Missing4 
TOTAL630100.0
163) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL62857.83312
164) 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 farm7011.1
2) On a farm294.6
3) Small city-town17928.5
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)9515.1
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city589.2
6) In a large city (over 250,000)6911.0
7) In a suburb near a large city12920.5
Missing5 
TOTAL629100.0
165) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married52383.4
2) Not married10416.6
Missing7 
TOTAL627100.0
166) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3027.8
2) Yes, am now widowed4945.4
3) Yes, am now divorced2624.1
4) Yes, both widowed- divorced32.8
Missing526 
TOTAL108100.0
167) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No41280.0
2) Yes, was widowed91.7
3) Yes, was divorced9117.7
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced30.6
Missing119 
TOTAL515100.0
168) 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) Baptist7715.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)152.9
3) Episcopal163.1
4) Lutheran305.8
5) Methodist8416.3
6) Presbyterian Church15329.7
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed51.0
9) Roman Catholic5610.9
10) UCC173.3
11) Non-denominational20.4
12) None142.7
13) Other458.7
Missing119 
TOTAL515100.0
169) 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) Baptist10.2
3) Episcopal10.2
4) Lutheran10.2
5) Methodist61.2
6) Presbyterian Church45091.5
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic122.4
12) None153.0
13) Other51.0
Missing142 
TOTAL492100.0
170) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never153.3
2) Less than once a year40.9
3) About once-twice a year122.6
4) Several times a year255.4
5) About once a month194.1
6) 2-3 times a month4610.0
7) Nearly every week20745.1
8) Every week13128.5
Missing175 
TOTAL459100.0
171) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never6153.5
2) Less than once a year76.1
3) About once or twice a year1614.0
4) Several times a year1210.5
5) About once a month43.5
6) Two to three times a month43.5
7) Nearly every week10.9
8) Every week97.9
Missing520 
TOTAL114100.0
172) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40664.0
1) Checked22836.0
TOTAL634100.0
173) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56489.0
1) Checked7011.0
TOTAL634100.0
174) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57991.3
1) Checked558.7
TOTAL634100.0
175) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62798.9
1) Checked71.1
TOTAL634100.0
176) Please indicate your employment status: retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42867.5
1) Checked20632.5
TOTAL634100.0
177) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57390.4
1) Checked619.6
TOTAL634100.0
178) Please indicate your employment status: student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62798.9
1) Checked71.1
TOTAL634100.0
179) Please indicate your employment status: other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62598.6
1) Checked91.4
TOTAL634100.0
180) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45872.2
1) Checked17627.8
TOTAL634100.0
181) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58191.6
1) Checked538.4
TOTAL634100.0
182) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59193.2
1) Checked436.8
TOTAL634100.0
183) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62698.7
1) Checked81.3
TOTAL634100.0
184) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50780.0
1) Checked12720.0
TOTAL634100.0
185) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56589.1
1) Checked6910.9
TOTAL634100.0
186) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63399.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL634100.0
187) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62899.1
1) Checked60.9
TOTAL634100.0
188) Indicate average hours worked per week (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 0204.8
1) 120.5
2) 220.5
3) 310.2
4) 410.2
5) 530.7
6) 630.7
7) 710.2
8) 841.0
9) 910.2
10) 1030.7
12) 1261.4
15) 1592.2
16) 1620.5
18) 1810.2
19) 1910.2
20) 20163.8
21) 2110.2
22) 2220.5
24) 2441.0
25) 2592.2
26) 2610.2
27) 2720.5
28) 2830.7
30) 30163.8
32) 3271.7
35) 35102.4
38) 3851.2
40) 409422.5
42) 4261.4
43) 4341.0
44) 4430.7
45) 454410.6
46) 4641.0
47) 4741.0
48) 4871.7
49) 4920.5
50) 505312.7
52) 5230.7
53) 5310.2
55) 55133.1
56) 5620.5
57) 5710.2
60) 60317.4
65) 6520.5
70) 7041.0
80) 8020.5
99) Don't know10.2
Missing217 
TOTAL417100.0
189) 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) 0206.0
2) 220.6
5) 510.3
7) 710.3
8) 841.2
10) 1092.7
11) 1110.3
12) 1251.5
15) 1551.5
16) 1641.2
20) 20257.4
22) 2210.3
24) 2451.5
25) 25113.3
26) 2610.3
30) 30185.4
32) 3210.3
34) 3410.3
35) 35133.9
38) 3830.9
40) 408124.1
42) 4220.6
44) 4430.9
45) 45226.5
46) 4610.3
47) 4720.6
48) 4841.2
50) 504312.8
53) 5320.6
55) 55113.3
60) 60195.7
65) 6510.3
67) 6720.6
70) 7051.5
75) 7510.3
80) 8051.5
99) Don't know10.3
Missing298 
TOTAL336100.0
190) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school10.2
4) High school diploma457.9
5) Some college10618.6
6) Graduated from college14525.4
7) Some graduate work8815.4
8) Graduate degree18632.6
Missing63 
TOTAL571100.0
191) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years20.4
3) Some high school71.5
4) High school diploma5311.2
5) Some college8618.2
6) Graduated from college15031.7
7) Some graduate work4910.4
8) Graduate degree12626.6
Missing161 
TOTAL473100.0
192) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None6410.2
1) 1609.6
2) 227844.4
3) 314523.2
4) 4568.9
5) 5111.8
6) 681.3
7) 710.2
8) 830.5
Missing8 
TOTAL626100.0
193) 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) I live alone.8112.8
2) Two of us35856.6
3) Three of us7612.0
4) Four of us8112.8
5) Five of us325.1
6) Six of us20.3
8) Not applicable20.3
Missing2 
TOTAL632100.0
194) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are under six years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None14982.8
1) 12111.7
2) 295.0
3) 310.6
Missing454 
TOTAL180100.0
195) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are six to twelve years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None14063.3
1) 15022.6
2) 22511.3
3) 352.3
5) 510.5
Missing413 
TOTAL221100.0
196) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are thirteen to seventeen years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None13659.6
1) 17030.7
2) 2219.2
3) 310.4
Missing406 
TOTAL228100.0
197) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are eighteen to twenty four years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None14477.8
1) 13116.8
2) 294.9
4) 410.5
Missing449 
TOTAL185100.0
198) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are twenty five years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None142.3
1) 18413.6
2) 248478.3
3) 3315.0
4) 440.6
5) 510.2
Missing16 
TOTAL618100.0
199) 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 alone7812.5
2) A single parent, living with one or more children162.6
3) Married, no kids33453.4
4) A married couple, living with one or more children17528.0
5) Some other arrangement233.7
Missing8 
TOTAL626100.0
200) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat17227.4
2) Independent11718.6
3) Republican33152.7
4) Other81.3
Missing6 
TOTAL628100.0
201) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often34754.9
2) Few times a week13922.0
3) Once a week243.8
4) Less than weekly497.8
5) Never7311.6
Missing2 
TOTAL632100.0
202) How often do you send and receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often36057.0
2) Few times a week13421.2
3) Once a week162.5
4) Less than weekly507.9
5) Never7211.4
Missing2 
TOTAL632100.0
203) What is your race or origin? Is it: white or Caucasian? (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked233.6
1) Checked61196.4
TOTAL634100.0
204) What is your race or origin? Is it: black or African American? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62498.4
1) Checked101.6
TOTAL634100.0
205) What is your race or origin? Is it: Indian or Alaska native? (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63399.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL634100.0
206) What is your race or origin? Is it: Asian or Pacific Islander? (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62999.2
1) Checked50.8
TOTAL634100.0
207) What is your race or origin? Is it: Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin? (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63099.4
1) Checked40.6
TOTAL634100.0
208) What is your race or origin? Is it: Some other race (specify): (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63099.4
1) Checked40.6
TOTAL634100.0
209) 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- $14,99950.8
3) $15,000- $19,99991.5
4) $20,000- $29,999345.7
5) $30,000- $39,999447.4
6) $40,000- $49,999437.2
7) $50,000- $59,999488.1
8) $60,000- $69,9996010.1
9) $70,000- $79,999579.6
10) $80,000- $89,999386.4
11) $90,000- $99,999376.2
12) $100,000- $124,9999616.1
13) $125,000- $149,999376.2
14) $150,000- more8614.5
Missing39 
TOTAL595100.0
210) 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) Yes55988.4
2) No7311.6
Missing2 
TOTAL632100.0
211) 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 (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign)? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62899.8
2) No10.2
Missing5 
TOTAL629100.0
212) Write your best estimate of the amount given: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5619572.55372991
213) 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, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church? (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes31852.6
2) No28647.4
Missing30 
TOTAL604100.0
214) Write your best estimate of the amount given: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28629987.045159250
215) 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) Yes54387.9
2) No7512.1
Missing16 
TOTAL618100.0
216) Write your best estimate of the amount given: special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL48612676.936110504
217) 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) Yes31652.4
2) No28747.6
Missing31 
TOTAL603100.0
218) Write your best estimate of the amount given: all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL29421881.707141556
219) 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) Yes57693.4
2) No416.6
Missing17 
TOTAL617100.0
220) Write your best estimate of the amount given: non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL52613884.694108364
221) Survey Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper57390.4
2) Web619.6
TOTAL634100.0
222) State (STATE)
223) Total Number Members (TOTAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL634734.735808
224) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast11918.8
2) Midwest17427.4
3) South25540.2
4) West8613.6
TOTAL634100.0
225) Metro area (METRO)
TOTAL%
0) Non-metro12619.9
1) Metro50880.1
TOTAL634100.0
226) Micro area (MICRO)
TOTAL%
0) Non-micro54085.2
1) Micropolitan9414.8
TOTAL634100.0
227) Micropolitan or Metropolitan (NEITHER)
TOTAL%
0) Either micro or metro60295.0
1) Not micro or metro325.0
TOTAL634100.0
228) Year of organization of congregation (YEARORG)
TOTAL%
1) 1662-184215625.2
2) 1843-188915424.8
3) 1890-195515525.0
4) 1956-present15525.0
Missing14 
TOTAL620100.0
229) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40355.6
2) 40-4912219.4
3) 50-6427243.3
4) 65+19931.7
Missing6 
TOTAL628100.0
230) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female32050.8
2) Male31049.2
Missing4 
TOTAL630100.0
231) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you? (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school10.2
4) High school diploma457.9
5) Some college10618.6
6) Graduated from college14525.4
7) Some graduate work8815.4
8) Graduate degree18632.6
Missing63 
TOTAL571100.0
232) 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 $20,000152.5
2) $20K- $49,99912120.3
3) $50K- $99,99924040.3
4) $100K+21936.8
Missing39 
TOTAL595100.0
233) 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) Democrat17227.4
2) Independent11718.6
3) Republican33152.7
4) Other81.3
Missing6 
TOTAL628100.0
234) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast11918.8
2) Midwest17427.4
3) South25540.2
4) West8613.6
TOTAL634100.0