Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2004 -- Energy Issues, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL72736119.853639
2) How familiar are you with the Energy Star Congregation program of the Environmental Protection Agency? (ESC_EPA)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar223.0
2) Somewhat familiar669.1
3) Only a little familiar628.6
4) Not familiar57579.3
Missing2 
TOTAL725100.0
3) How familiar are you with the Electric Steward Congregation program of the PC(USA)? (ELEC_STE)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar30.4
2) Somewhat familiar283.9
3) Only a little familiar628.6
4) Not familiar63187.2
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
4) How familiar are you with the Bush Administration's national energy proposal (2001)? (NATL_ENE)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar304.2
2) Somewhat familiar13218.3
3) Only a little familiar22130.6
4) Not familiar33947.0
Missing5 
TOTAL722100.0
5) The United States, with 5% of the world's population, annually consumes more than 40% of all petroleum consumed worldwide. (US_PET)
TOTAL%
1) True65290.6
2) False141.9
3) Not sure547.5
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
6) Of renewable energy sources used by electric utilities (such as hydroelectric, geothermal, solar, and wind), wind currently generates the most power. (WIND_MOS)
TOTAL%
1) True9513.2
2) False43860.7
3) Not sure18826.1
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
7) Less than a quarter of all petroleum consumed in the United States is imported. (PET_PORT)
TOTAL%
1) True577.9
2) False57579.6
3) Not sure9012.5
Missing5 
TOTAL722100.0
8) Only a little over one-third of the energy used in a conventional oil or coal-fired power plant is converted into electricity. (OIL_ELEC)
TOTAL%
1) True26536.8
2) False8511.8
3) Not sure37051.4
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
9) The United States government's long-term plan for dealing with nuclear waste is to ship the waste into outer space (NUC_WAST)
TOTAL%
1) True9312.9
2) False34948.3
3) Not sure28038.8
Missing5 
TOTAL722100.0
10) On average, food in the United States travels more than 1,200 miles to get from the farmer to the consumer. (FOOD_MIL)
TOTAL%
1) True40556.2
2) False8311.5
3) Not sure23332.3
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
11) The burning of fossil fuels is the primary cause of recent global climate change. (FOSSFUEL)
TOTAL%
1) True45362.8
2) False10614.7
3) Not sure16222.5
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
12) Compared to 20 years ago, the overall energy efficiency of U.S. motor vehicles has improved. (ENE_EFFI)
TOTAL%
1) True39254.8
2) False24233.8
3) Not sure8111.3
Missing12 
TOTAL715100.0
13) To what extent would you say each of the following factors contributes to energy-related problems in the U.S. today? Too many people/population growth (TOO_PEOP)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent10915.1
2) Some extent33446.1
3) A little extent20027.6
4) No extent709.7
5) No opinion111.5
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
14) To what extent would you say each of the following factors contributes to energy-related problems in the U.S. today? Consumption/lifestyles (CONSUMPT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent62085.5
2) Some extent8511.7
3) A little extent111.5
4) No extent60.8
5) No opinion30.4
Missing2 
TOTAL725100.0
15) To what extent would you say each of the following factors contributes to energy-related problems in the U.S. today? Over-reliance on a technology fix (TECHNOLO)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent26536.7
2) Some extent28439.3
3) A little extent10314.2
4) No extent304.1
5) No opinion415.7
Missing4 
TOTAL723100.0
16) To what extent would you say each of the following factors contributes to energy related problems in the U.S. today? Economics/politics (ECONOMIV)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent44461.2
2) Some extent22631.2
3) A little extent385.2
4) No extent71.0
5) No opinion101.4
Missing2 
TOTAL725100.0
17) To what extent would you say each of the following factors contributes to energy related problems in the U.S. today? How we regard nature (NATURE)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent37251.2
2) Some extent25935.7
3) A little extent699.5
4) No extent172.3
5) No opinion91.2
Missing1 
TOTAL726100.0
18) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to acid rain (ACIDRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent43260.1
2) Some extent20027.8
3) A little extent415.7
4) No extent81.1
5) No opinion385.3
Missing8 
TOTAL719100.0
19) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to mercury pollution (MERCURY)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent28439.6
2) Some extent25735.8
3) A little extent7610.6
4) No extent131.8
5) No opinion8712.1
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
20) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to global climate change? (GLOBAL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent34247.4
2) Some extent24133.4
3) A little extent7610.5
4) No extent263.6
5) No opinion365.0
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
21) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to water pollution (WATERPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent36350.5
2) Some extent26837.3
3) Little extent648.9
4) No extent30.4
5) No opinion212.9
Missing8 
TOTAL719100.0
22) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to rise in ocean levels (RISEOCEA)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent19627.3
2) Some extent24133.6
3) Little extent13218.4
4) No extent466.4
5) No opinion10314.3
Missing9 
TOTAL718100.0
23) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to habitat destruction (HABITAT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent33446.6
2) Some extent24534.2
3) Little extent9413.1
4) No extent142.0
5) No opinion304.2
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
24) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to rising gasoline, fuel oil, and natural gas prices (RISE_GAS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent36650.8
2) Some extent22731.5
3) Little extent7510.4
4) No extent233.2
5) No opinion294.0
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
25) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption the U.S. contributes to unequal distribution of wealth across the world (UNEQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent39955.4
2) Some extent17624.4
3) Little extent7210.0
4) No extent344.7
5) No opinion395.4
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
26) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption the U.S. contributes to loss of plant and animal species (LOSS_PLA)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent24934.5
2) Some extent27838.6
3) Little extent13418.6
4) No extent243.3
5) No opinion365.0
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
27) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption the U.S. contributes to level of U.S. military spending (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent25635.6
2) Some extent22230.8
3) Little extent12016.7
4) No extent608.3
5) No opinion628.6
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
28) In God's eyes, human beings are superior to other species. (GOD_EYES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19927.6
2) Agree19527.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree9212.8
4) Disagree13518.8
5) Strongly disagree8712.1
6) Not sure121.7
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
29) It's unjust that Americans consume a much higher percentage of world energy than our share of world population (HIGH_ENE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29841.4
2) Agree26536.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree638.8
4) Disagree628.6
5) Strongly disagree212.9
6) Not sure111.5
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
30) Energy conservation reflects values of the Christian/Reformed faith, such as simplicity and frugality (ENE_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36550.6
2) Agree30742.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree233.2
4) Disagree172.4
5) Strongly disagree30.4
6) Not sure60.8
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
31) I consider the way I use energy as part of the way I practice stewardship (STEWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30442.2
2) Agree35349.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree446.1
4) Disagree111.5
5) Strongly disagree10.1
6) No sure71.0
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
32) Poorer communities receive a disproportionate share of the burdens of energy production/consumption, such as pollution (BURDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24634.2
2) Agree28439.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree8511.8
4) Disagree567.8
5) Strongly disagree101.4
6) Not sure385.3
Missing8 
TOTAL719100.0
33) The U.S. government's leadership and policies concerning energy are effective (GOVT_EFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree60.8
2) Agree679.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree8311.5
4) Disagree26536.9
5) Strongly disagree27338.0
6) Not sure253.5
Missing8 
TOTAL719100.0
34) In general, more public lands in the U.S. should be opened to oil, gas, and other energy-related exploration (MORE_PUB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree375.1
2) Agree10214.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree628.6
4) Disagree16823.3
5) Strongly agree30842.8
6) Not sure436.0
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
35) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Funding the research and development needed to achieve a major technological breakthrough, such as cold fusion or hydrogen fuel cells (RESEARCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very great23833.2
2) Great24333.9
3) Fair amount14520.3
4) A little486.7
5) None30.4
6) No opinion395.4
Missing11 
TOTAL716100.0
36) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Pursuing incremental technological improvements, such as increasing the efficiency of generators and reducing energy loss during electricity transmission (TECH_IMP)
TOTAL%
1) Very great15822.1
2) Great29841.7
3) Fair amount18726.2
4) A little405.6
5) None50.7
6) No opinion263.6
Missing13 
TOTAL714100.0
37) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Promoting greater energy conservation (ENER_CON)
TOTAL%
1) Very great35249.2
2) Great23733.1
3) Fair amount9813.7
4) A little152.1
5) None81.1
6) No opinion60.8
Missing11 
TOTAL716100.0
38) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Using market-based solutions (trading emissions) to mitigate pollution caused by companies (MARKET)
TOTAL%
1) Very great8211.5
2) Great15121.2
3) Fair amount15621.9
4) A little12517.6
5) None9112.8
6) No opinion10715.0
Missing15 
TOTAL712100.0
39) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Imposing higher energy taxes (HIGH_TAX)
TOTAL%
1) Very great7710.8
2) Great15922.3
3) Fair amount18726.3
4) A little12818.0
5) None11916.7
6) No opinion425.9
Missing15 
TOTAL712100.0
40) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Slowing population growth (SLOW_GRO)
TOTAL%
1) Very great507.1
2) Great8912.6
3) Fair amount14420.3
4) A little15822.3
5) None23032.4
6) No opinion385.4
Missing18 
TOTAL709100.0
41) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Subsidizing use/development of public transportation (PUB_TRAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very great23232.6
2) Great23733.3
3) Fair amount15321.5
4) A little598.3
5) None192.7
6) No opinion111.5
Missing16 
TOTAL711100.0
42) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Encouraging community design that makes people less dependent on the automobile (LES_AUTO)
TOTAL%
1) Very great27538.5
2) Great21430.0
3) Fair amount14620.4
4) A little415.7
5) None212.9
6) No opinion172.4
Missing13 
TOTAL714100.0
43) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Requiring motor vehicle manufacturers to increase the fuel economy of their vehicles (INC_FUEL)
TOTAL%
1) Very great38653.9
2) Great20628.8
3) Fair amount709.8
4) A little354.9
5) None101.4
6) No opinion91.3
Missing11 
TOTAL716100.0
44) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Requiring periodic motor vehicle inspections to keep their emissions from exceeding legal limits (INSPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Very great23232.4
2) Great25335.3
3) Fair amount13518.9
4) A little557.7
5) None304.2
6) No opinion111.5
Missing11 
TOTAL716100.0
45) How much emphasis would you like to see the government put on this possible solution to energy-related needs and problems in the United States? Subsidizing the development and use of renewable energies (e.g., wind, solar, geothermal, biomass) (RENEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very great42859.9
2) Great16422.9
3) Fair amount7710.8
4) A little294.1
5) None81.1
6) No opinion91.3
Missing12 
TOTAL715100.0
46) The better way to meet U.S. energy needs in the near future is through: (FUTURE)
TOTAL%
1) Encouraging more energy production10114.1
2) Encouraging more energy conservation55477.3
3) Not sure628.6
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
47) How important a role should nuclear energy play in meeting future electricity needs in the United States? (HOWIMPO)
TOTAL%
1) Very important12016.7
2) Somewhat important27237.8
3) Not too important16522.9
4) Not at all important10414.4
5) No opinion598.2
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
48) The Kyoto Protocol was developed in the 1990's to get countries to lower emissions that contribute to global climate change. So far, the United States has not ratified this treaty. Would you like to see the U.S. ratify the Kyoto Protocol? (KYOTO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52372.8
2) No7911.0
3) No opinion11616.2
Missing9 
TOTAL718100.0
49) Is your congregation an Energy Star congregation? (CON_ENER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71798.6
1) Checked101.4
TOTAL727100.0
50) Is your congregation an Electric Steward congregation? (CON_ELEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72399.4
1) Checked40.6
TOTAL727100.0
51) Is your congregation an Energy Star or an Electric Steward congregation? No, neither. (CON_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26236.0
1) Checked46564.0
TOTAL727100.0
52) Is your congregation an Energy Star or an Electric Steward congregation? Don't know (CON_DONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54174.4
1) Checked18625.6
TOTAL727100.0
53) Assuming the availability of low-cost resources, how interested do you think your congregation would be in holding a four-week program of education on how people in the congregation can be more effective in energy conservation? (EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested649.7
2) Generally interested12719.2
3) Somewhat interested17826.8
4) A little interested14121.3
5) Not interested10215.4
6) Don't know517.7
Missing64 
TOTAL663100.0
54) Would you be willing to pay more at home for electricity generated by renewable sources such as wind, solar, or geothermal? (PAY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes48668.1
2) No10915.3
3) Not sure11916.7
Missing13 
TOTAL714100.0
55) [IF "YES" TO PAY] How much more, expressed as a percentage increase over what you pay now? ______ % more (PAY2)
TOTAL%
1) 72.1
2) 61.8
3) 41.2
4) 10.3
5) 4413.1
6) 20.6
7) 20.6
8) 20.6
10) 12537.1
15) 339.8
20) 5616.6
25) 298.6
30) 61.8
33) 20.6
34) 10.3
38) 10.3
50) 123.6
100) 41.2
Missing390 
TOTAL337100.0
56) Check here if you don't know how much more you would be willing to pay for electricity generated by renewable sources such as wind, solar, or geothermal. (PAY3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58480.3
1) Checked14319.7
TOTAL727100.0
57) In general, would you be willing to pay higher taxes to further energy conservation efforts? (TAX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44061.4
2) No19326.9
3) Not sure8411.7
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
58) [IF "YES" TO TAX] How much more, expressed as a percentage increase over what you now pay in taxes? (TAX2)
TOTAL%
1) 3412.7
2) 249.0
3) 197.1
5) 7327.2
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
10) 8331.0
15) 62.2
18) 10.4
20) 103.7
25) 114.1
30) 20.7
100) 31.1
Missing459 
TOTAL268100.0
59) Check here if you don't know how much more you would be willing to pay in higher taxes to further energy conservation efforts. (TAX3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56577.7
1) Checked16222.3
TOTAL727100.0
60) More specifically, would you be willing to pay higher taxes to help cut U.S. consumption of petroleum from other countries? (TAX4)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41357.6
2) No19226.8
3) Not sure11215.6
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
61) [IF "YES" TO TAX3] How much more, expressed as a percentage increase over what you now pay in taxes? (TAX5)
TOTAL%
1) 3112.7
2) 239.4
3) 124.9
4) 10.4
5) 6928.3
6) 10.4
7) 10.4
10) 6325.8
15) 114.5
18) 10.4
20) 135.3
25) 104.1
30) 31.2
40) 10.4
50) 10.4
100) 31.2
Missing483 
TOTAL244100.0
62) Check here if you don't know how much you would be willing to pay in higher taxes to help cut U.S. consumption of petroleum from other countries. (TAX6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57078.4
1) Checked15721.6
TOTAL727100.0
63) Which sentence describes you better? I buy mostly whole food ingredients. I buy mostly ready-made or prepared foods. (FOOD)
TOTAL%
1) I buy mostly whole food ingredients50570.3
2) I buy mostly ready-made or prepared foods17224.0
3) Not sure395.4
5) Selected both20.3
Missing9 
TOTAL718100.0
64) Which sentence describes you better? I try to avoid packaged foods. I buy frozen, canned, and other individually wrapped items. (FOOD2)
TOTAL%
1) I try to avoid packaged foods.27738.8
2) I buy frozen, canned, and other individually wrapped items.39255.0
3) Not sure405.6
5) Selected both40.6
Missing14 
TOTAL713100.0
65) Which sentence describes you better? I buy produce only when it's in season locally. I buy produce at any time of the year. (PRODUCE)
TOTAL%
1) I buy produce only when it's in season locally.11315.7
2) I buy produce at any time of the year58381.0
3) Not sure223.1
5) Selected both20.3
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
66) Which sentence describes you better? I try as much as possible to buy food grown locally or regionally. I don't pay much attention to where food is grown. (FOOD3)
TOTAL%
1) I try as much as possible to buy food grown locally or regionally38753.7
2) I don't pay much attention to where food is grown31844.1
3) Not sure152.1
5) Selected both10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
67) Which sentence describes you better? I use a clothes dryer (e.g., gas or electric). I air dry (e.g., outside on a clothesline) (DRY)
TOTAL%
1) I use a clothes dryer (e.g., gas or electric)65490.8
2) I air dry (e.g., outside on a clothesline)436.0
3) Not sure40.6
5) Selected both192.6
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
68) Which sentence describes you better? My household lights are fluorescent/compact fluorescent. My household lights are incandescent. (LIGHTS)
TOTAL%
1) My household lights are fluorescent/compact fluorescent21930.7
2) My household lights are incandescent40356.5
3) Not sure425.9
5) Selected both496.9
Missing14 
TOTAL713100.0
69) Which sentence describes you better? In winter I sleep in an unheated bed. In winter I use an electric blanket or electric mattress pad on my bed. (SLEEP)
TOTAL%
1) In winter I sleep in an unheated bed63488.1
2) In winter I use an electric blanket or electric mattress pad on my bed7710.7
3) Not sure81.1
5) Selected both10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
70) Which sentence describes you better? I drive alone to work most days. I carpool, walk, bike, or take public transportation to work most days (or work at home). (DRIVE)
TOTAL%
1) I drive alone to work most days51972.6
2) I carpool, walk, bike, or take public transportation to work most days (or work at home)12417.3
3) Not sure71.0
4) Not employed608.4
5) Selected more than one50.7
Missing12 
TOTAL715100.0
71) When photocopying a document of several pages: (PHOTOCOP)
TOTAL%
1) I copy only one page per sheet of paper16122.5
2) I copy two pages per sheet of paper (front to back)51471.9
3) Not sure354.9
5) Selected both50.7
Missing12 
TOTAL715100.0
72) Do you own or rent your own home? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rent608.3
2) Manse/church owned11515.9
3) Own (or own with mortgage)53974.7
4) Other (e.g., live with relatives)81.1
Missing5 
TOTAL722100.0
73) [IF "RENT" or "MANSE/CHURCH OWNED" TO HOME] Do you pay for electricity separately, or is the cost included? (HOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Pay separately14964.2
2) Cost included8335.8
Missing495 
TOTAL232100.0
74) Have you made an effort to decrease your household energy use during the past year? (EFF_DEC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53474.9
2) No15021.0
3) Not sure294.1
Missing14 
TOTAL713100.0
75) [IF "YES" TO EFF_DEC] Briefly describe what you have done: (EFF_DEC1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL492189.15783
76) [IF "YES" TO EFF_DEC] Briefly describe what you have done: (EFF_DEC2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL284191.03583
77) Have you done anything in the last year to decrease your use of motor vehicles or the fuel they consume? (DECAUTO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36450.8
2) No32044.7
3) Not sure324.5
Missing11 
TOTAL716100.0
78) [IF "YES" TO DECAUTO] Briefly describe what you have done: (DECAUTO2)
TOTAL%
1) Drive less4713.5
2) Walk-run more3810.9
3) Use bicycle more133.7
4) Use public transportation more82.3
5) Carpool more185.2
6) Combine multiple trips into a single trip6819.5
7) Dive the more fuel-efficient vehicle more often72.0
8) Shorten commuting distance to work154.3
9) Get rid of a vehicle113.2
10) Buy a more fuel-efficient vehicle7220.7
11) Keep car properly tuned, tires properly inflated123.4
12) Fly instead of drive on a long trip20.6
13) Keep older car instead of buying a new one20.6
14) Drive a fuel-efficient vehicle one already owns164.6
16) Work from home more often20.6
17) Retired41.1
18) Drive slower72.0
20) Actions not likely to save fuel20.6
25) Response not applicable41.1
Missing379 
TOTAL348100.0
79) Recycled items like newspapers, cans, bottles, etc. (RECYCLE)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis63688.1
2) Did from time to time527.2
3) Did not do212.9
4) Not available option131.8
Missing5 
TOTAL722100.0
80) Tried to buy products made from, or packaged in, recycled materials (RECYCLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis25435.7
2) Did from time to time34448.3
3) Did not do9813.8
4) Not available option162.2
Missing15 
TOTAL712100.0
81) Cut down on the use of automobiles by using public transportation, car pooling, bicycling, etc. (CUT_AUTO)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis11215.7
2) Did from time to time19026.6
3) Did not do31343.8
4) Not available option9913.9
Missing13 
TOTAL714100.0
82) Wrote letters to politicians expressing opinions on energy issues (LETTERS)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis243.4
2) Did from time to time9213.0
3) Did not do58382.2
4) Not available option101.4
Missing18 
TOTAL709100.0
83) Took steps other than recycling to reduce what your household puts into the waste system (RECYCLE3)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis16623.1
2) Did from time to time26336.6
3) Did not do27137.7
4) Not available option182.5
Missing9 
TOTAL718100.0
84) Voted for or against a candidate for public office because of that candidate's stand on energy issues (VOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Did on regular basis19727.5
2) Did from time to time13418.7
3) Did not do32845.7
4) Not available option588.1
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
85) Do you think you, as an individual, can make a difference when it comes to global climate change? (GLOBALCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely18125.1
2) Yes, probably21429.7
3) Maybe yes, maybe no17724.5
4) No, probably not10714.8
5) No, definitely not324.4
6) No opinion101.4
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
86) Do you think you, as an individual, can make a difference when it comes to energy conservation? (ENERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely35249.1
2) Yes, probably24834.6
3) Maybe yes, maybe no8511.9
4) No, probably not253.5
5) No, definitely not40.6
6) No opinion30.4
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
87) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) All Clergy727100.0
TOTAL727100.0
88) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper55376.1
2) Web17423.9
TOTAL727100.0
89) Identification number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7246114.935626
90) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.1
1954) 10.1
1955) 10.1
1957) 10.1
1958) 10.1
1959) 10.1
1960) 10.1
1961) 101.4
1962) 60.8
1963) 71.0
1964) 91.2
1965) 182.5
1966) 91.2
1967) 131.8
1968) 192.6
1969) 152.1
1970) 152.1
1971) 212.9
1972) 223.1
1973) 212.9
1974) 172.4
1975) 162.2
1976) 152.1
1977) 172.4
1978) 152.1
1979) 212.9
1980) 212.9
1981) 182.5
1982) 202.8
1983) 283.9
1984) 172.4
1985) 223.1
1986) 243.3
1987) 233.2
1988) 263.6
1989) 223.1
1990) 162.2
1991) 202.8
1992) 152.1
1993) 111.5
1994) 141.9
1995) 192.6
1996) 192.6
1997) 192.6
1998) 212.9
1999) 192.6
2000) 182.5
2001) 162.2
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
91) 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) Baptist67.4
2) Disciples of Christ11.2
3) Episcopalian11.2
4) Lutheran11.2
5) Methodist11.2
6) Presbyterian5365.4
7) Other Presbyterian56.2
8) Reformed11.2
9) Roman Catholic22.5
10) United Church of Christ33.7
12) Other33.7
13) None44.9
Missing646 
TOTAL81100.0
92) Are you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes537.4
2) No66292.6
Missing12 
TOTAL715100.0
93) If currently enrolled, degree sought: (DEGWORK)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.12.2
4) D.Min3577.8
5) Ph.D.-S.T.D.-Th.D.817.8
6) Other12.2
Missing682 
TOTAL45100.0
94) If currently enrolled, school (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton13.2
4) Ashland13.2
18) Columbia516.1
20) Covenant13.2
30) Fuller412.9
33) Gordon Conwell13.2
41) Louisville Pts13.2
45) McCormick516.1
63) Pittsburgh13.2
65) Princeton39.7
68) San Francisco26.5
76) United Theo Dayton13.2
99) Other516.1
Missing696 
TOTAL31100.0
95) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26236.3
2) No45963.7
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
96) If yes, How long were you in that job or career (YRSSECJB)
TOTAL%
1) 31.2
2) 155.8
3) 238.9
4) 218.2
5) 2911.3
6) 103.9
7) 166.2
8) 166.2
9) 20.8
10) 3714.4
11) 10.4
12) 145.4
13) 51.9
14) 31.2
15) 83.1
16) 41.6
17) 72.7
18) 51.9
19) 41.6
20) 155.8
22) 20.8
23) 20.8
25) 51.9
26) 10.4
27) 10.4
28) 10.4
30) 20.8
33) 10.4
39) 10.4
40) 31.2
Missing470 
TOTAL257100.0
97) If no Bachelor's degree check here (BA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72099.4
1) Checked40.6
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
98) In what year did you receive B.A., B.S., or other Bachelor's degree? (YRBDMDIV)
TOTAL%
1944) 10.1
1948) 10.1
1949) 10.1
1951) 20.3
1952) 10.1
1953) 10.1
1954) 10.1
1955) 20.3
1956) 40.6
1957) 30.4
1958) 131.8
1959) 101.4
1960) 111.5
1961) 131.8
1962) 192.6
1963) 202.8
1964) 334.6
1965) 253.5
1966) 243.3
1967) 324.5
1968) 283.9
1969) 324.5
1970) 385.3
1971) 212.9
1972) 223.1
1973) 223.1
1974) 212.9
1975) 212.9
1976) 344.7
1977) 212.9
1978) 263.6
1979) 202.8
1980) 202.8
1981) 223.1
1982) 233.2
1983) 142.0
1984) 131.8
1985) 152.1
1986) 162.2
1987) 121.7
1988) 81.1
1989) 91.3
1990) 71.0
1991) 71.0
1992) 91.3
1993) 60.8
1994) 60.8
1995) 40.6
1996) 20.3
1997) 10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
99) What school awarded your Bachelor's degree? (SCHOOLBD)
TOTAL%
1) A Presbyterian-related school18425.7
2) Another church-related school13218.4
3) Other college or university40155.9
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
100) Name of other college or university that awarded Bachelor's degree. (NAMEBD)
TOTAL%
51) Nazarene1100.0
Missing726 
TOTAL1100.0
101) From what school and in what year did you received your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (NAMEMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL71650.75125
102) Year received M.Div. or B.D. degree (YRMDIV)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.1
1954) 10.1
1955) 10.1
1957) 10.1
1958) 10.1
1959) 20.3
1960) 30.4
1961) 91.3
1962) 81.1
1963) 71.0
1964) 71.0
1965) 172.4
1966) 111.5
1967) 131.8
1968) 213.0
1969) 152.1
1970) 192.7
1971) 253.5
1972) 202.8
1973) 192.7
1974) 142.0
1975) 142.0
1976) 172.4
1977) 192.7
1978) 152.1
1979) 213.0
1980) 243.4
1981) 152.1
1982) 223.1
1983) 263.7
1984) 233.2
1985) 253.5
1986) 202.8
1987) 213.0
1988) 283.9
1989) 233.2
1990) 142.0
1991) 162.3
1992) 121.7
1993) 152.1
1994) 162.3
1995) 223.1
1996) 223.1
1997) 162.3
1998) 182.5
1999) 121.7
2000) 121.7
2001) 81.1
Missing16 
TOTAL711100.0
103) If no other grad degrees (GRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49368.1
1) Checked23131.9
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
104) Degree: M.C.E./M.R.E. (MCE-MRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71899.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
105) Year received: M.C.E./M.R.E. (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1962) 116.7
1966) 116.7
1979) 116.7
1992) 116.7
1993) 116.7
1995) 116.7
Missing721 
TOTAL6100.0
106) School awarding M.C.E./M.R.E. degree (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
36) Iliff116.7
63) Pittsburgh116.7
64) PSCE233.3
66) Reformed116.7
98) Union116.7
Missing721 
TOTAL6100.0
107) Degree: MA (MA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68995.2
1) Checked354.8
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
108) Year received: MA (YRMCEMMA)
TOTAL%
1962) 12.9
1965) 12.9
1967) 12.9
1968) 25.7
1969) 12.9
1970) 12.9
1971) 12.9
1972) 514.3
1975) 12.9
1979) 12.9
1980) 12.9
1981) 12.9
1984) 25.7
1985) 25.7
1986) 25.7
1987) 38.6
1988) 38.6
1989) 25.7
1992) 12.9
1993) 12.9
1997) 12.9
1998) 12.9
Missing692 
TOTAL35100.0
109) School awarding MA degree (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity12.9
16) Claremont12.9
22) Dubuque12.9
30) Fuller38.8
45) McCormick12.9
50) Moravian12.9
64) PSCE12.9
65) Princeton25.9
68) San Francisco38.8
70) St Johns12.9
78) Union VA38.8
88) Yale12.9
99) Other1544.1
Missing693 
TOTAL34100.0
110) Degree: Th.M./S.T.M. (THM-STM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67493.1
1) Checked506.9
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
111) Year received: Th.M./S.T.M. (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1957) 12.0
1958) 12.0
1965) 12.0
1966) 12.0
1967) 36.1
1968) 12.0
1969) 36.1
1970) 48.2
1971) 12.0
1972) 36.1
1973) 36.1
1975) 48.2
1977) 12.0
1978) 12.0
1979) 24.1
1980) 12.0
1981) 12.0
1983) 24.1
1985) 12.0
1986) 12.0
1987) 36.1
1988) 12.0
1989) 24.1
1990) 12.0
1993) 36.1
1994) 12.0
1997) 12.0
2000) 12.0
Missing678 
TOTAL49100.0
112) School awarding Th.M/S.T.M. degree (NTHM-STM)
TOTAL%
18) Columbia36.4
22) Dubuque12.1
25) Eden12.1
34) Harvard University12.1
45) McCormick36.4
53) New York12.1
63) Pittsburgh510.6
65) Princeton1940.4
68) San Francisco12.1
75) Union-Auburn36.4
78) Union VA24.3
88) Yale24.3
99) Other510.6
Missing680 
TOTAL47100.0
113) Degree: D.Min. (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57379.1
1) Checked15120.9
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
114) Year received: D.Min. (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1971) 10.7
1972) 10.7
1974) 10.7
1975) 21.4
1976) 42.8
1977) 64.1
1978) 32.1
1979) 10.7
1980) 32.1
1981) 42.8
1982) 32.1
1983) 42.8
1984) 106.9
1985) 74.8
1986) 74.8
1987) 53.4
1988) 96.2
1989) 64.1
1990) 32.1
1991) 64.1
1992) 32.1
1993) 74.8
1994) 85.5
1995) 32.1
1996) 117.6
1997) 53.4
1998) 53.4
1999) 21.4
2000) 42.8
2001) 21.4
2002) 96.2
Missing582 
TOTAL145100.0
115) School awarding D.Min. degree (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
5) Austin64.1
8) Bethel21.4
16) Claremont10.7
18) Columbia149.5
21) Drew32.0
22) Dubuque21.4
24) Eastern Baptist42.7
25) Eden32.0
30) Fuller106.8
33) Gordon Conwell32.0
41) Louisville Pts53.4
43) Lutheran PA10.7
45) McCormick3523.8
53) New York10.7
61) Perkins10.7
62) Phillips10.7
63) Pittsburgh128.2
65) Princeton32.0
68) San Francisco106.8
74) Trinity Evangelical10.7
76) United Theo Dayton10.7
78) Union VA128.2
81) Vanderbilt32.0
83) Wesley10.7
98) Union53.4
99) Other74.8
Missing580 
TOTAL147100.0
116) Degree: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (PHD-STD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68294.2
1) Checked425.8
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
117) Year received: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1962) 12.5
1965) 25.0
1968) 12.5
1969) 12.5
1970) 25.0
1971) 12.5
1973) 25.0
1974) 37.5
1975) 12.5
1976) 12.5
1977) 25.0
1979) 12.5
1980) 12.5
1981) 12.5
1982) 12.5
1983) 25.0
1985) 25.0
1986) 12.5
1990) 12.5
1992) 25.0
1993) 12.5
1994) 12.5
1995) 25.0
1996) 12.5
1997) 12.5
1998) 12.5
1999) 12.5
2000) 12.5
2001) 12.5
2002) 12.5
Missing687 
TOTAL40100.0
118) School awarding Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont37.3
21) Drew24.9
23) Duke University12.4
34) Harvard University12.4
41) Louisville Pts12.4
63) Pittsburgh37.3
65) Princeton614.6
68) San Francisco12.4
78) Union VA24.9
81) Vanderbilt12.4
88) Yale12.4
98) Union24.9
99) Other1741.5
Missing686 
TOTAL41100.0
119) Degree: Other (OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69796.3
1) Checked273.7
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
120) Year all other degrees received (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1969) 14.8
1972) 29.5
1973) 29.5
1977) 14.8
1982) 14.8
1993) 314.3
1994) 14.8
1995) 14.8
1998) 29.5
1999) 14.8
2000) 14.8
2001) 314.3
2002) 29.5
Missing706 
TOTAL21100.0
121) School awarding other degrees (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
39) Lancaster15.0
63) Pittsburgh210.0
65) Princeton210.0
68) San Francisco420.0
74) Trinity Evangelical15.0
99) Other1050.0
Missing707 
TOTAL20100.0
122) List any other graduate degrees you have earned (GRAD2)
TOTAL%
2) Master's Degree10389.6
3) Doctoral Degree97.8
4) Other32.6
Missing612 
TOTAL115100.0
123) Year any other graduate degree received (GRAD2YR)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.9
1953) 10.9
1959) 21.7
1963) 10.9
1964) 10.9
1965) 10.9
1966) 21.7
1967) 10.9
1968) 21.7
1969) 43.4
1970) 65.1
1971) 10.9
1972) 43.4
1973) 32.6
1974) 21.7
1975) 108.5
1976) 86.8
1977) 32.6
1978) 86.8
1979) 65.1
1980) 54.3
1981) 21.7
1982) 10.9
1983) 21.7
1984) 21.7
1985) 21.7
1986) 32.6
1987) 21.7
1989) 32.6
1990) 54.3
1991) 43.4
1992) 43.4
1993) 54.3
1994) 43.4
1996) 10.9
1997) 10.9
1998) 21.7
2001) 10.9
2002) 10.9
Missing610 
TOTAL117100.0
124) Graduate degree received (MAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Business1715.3
2) Education1412.6
3) English - Languages65.4
4) Fine arts-Music43.6
5) Journalism – Communication10.9
6) Medical-Health1513.5
7) Natural Science-Engineering-Math-Computers65.4
9) Social Science-History3430.6
10) Other1412.6
Missing616 
TOTAL111100.0
125) Indicate other major school (NAMEMAJ)
TOTAL%
99) Other9100.0
Missing718 
TOTAL9100.0
126) Indicate other Grad degree (OTHGRAD)
TOTAL%
2) Master's Degree640.0
3) Doctoral Degree746.7
4) Other213.3
Missing712 
TOTAL15100.0
127) Indicate other Grad degree year (GRADYR)
TOTAL%
1956) 15.9
1971) 15.9
1980) 211.8
1982) 211.8
1983) 15.9
1984) 15.9
1986) 211.8
1988) 317.6
1994) 15.9
1995) 15.9
1997) 15.9
1998) 15.9
Missing710 
TOTAL17100.0
128) Indicate other degree major (OTHGRADM)
TOTAL%
1) Business16.3
2) Education212.5
4) Fine arts-Music16.3
6) Medical-Health425.0
7) Natural Science-Engineering-Math-Computers212.5
9) Social Science-History531.3
10) Other16.3
Missing711 
TOTAL16100.0
129) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Pastor – co-pastor – associate – other pastor (PASTORAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked20428.2
1) Checked52071.8
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
130) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Other position in congregation (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69596.0
1) Checked294.0
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
131) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Non-parish job or ministry (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54975.8
1) Checked17524.2
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
132) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Unemployed (UNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70497.2
1) Checked202.8
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
133) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Retired from active ministry (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70096.7
1) Checked243.3
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
134) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time44583.6
2) Part-time8716.4
Missing195 
TOTAL532100.0
135) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week (HOURS)
TOTAL%
1) 22.4
2) 22.4
3) 11.2
5) 11.2
6) 33.5
7) 11.2
8) 22.4
9) 11.2
10) 1011.8
15) 910.6
17) 11.2
18) 11.2
20) 1416.5
23) 22.4
24) 11.2
25) 78.2
27) 11.2
28) 11.2
30) 1112.9
33) 11.2
35) 55.9
36) 22.4
37) 11.2
40) 22.4
43) 11.2
50) 11.2
60) 11.2
Missing642 
TOTAL85100.0
136) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Solo Pastor (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43560.1
1) Checked28939.9
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
137) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Senior Pastor (SENIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61384.7
1) Checked11115.3
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
138) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Associate Pastor (ASSO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65590.5
1) Checked699.5
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
139) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Co-pastor (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70597.4
1) Checked192.6
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
140) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Stated or Temp supply (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68594.6
1) Checked395.4
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
141) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Designated pastor (DESIGNAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71899.2
1) Checked60.8
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
142) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Interim pastor (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69195.4
1) Checked334.6
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
143) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Tentmaker (TENTMAKE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71498.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
144) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Paid parish associate (PAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70897.8
1) Checked162.2
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
145) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Other (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69896.4
1) Checked263.6
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
146) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One49894.1
2) Two or more yoked congregations203.8
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations112.1
Missing198 
TOTAL529100.0
147) If serving two or more, how many? (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) 22575.8
3) 339.1
4) 413.0
5) 539.1
6) 613.0
Missing694 
TOTAL33100.0
148) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL523404.837572
149) Is your non-parish job or ministry full-time or part-time? (NOPARJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time13764.9
2) Part-time7435.1
Missing516 
TOTAL211100.0
150) For non-parish job, specify hours per week (HOURS2)
TOTAL%
0) 22.7
1) 34.1
2) 34.1
3) 22.7
4) 11.4
5) 22.7
6) 34.1
8) 56.8
9) 11.4
10) 912.3
11) 11.4
12) 22.7
15) 68.2
16) 22.7
20) 1520.5
24) 34.1
25) 22.7
27) 11.4
30) 56.8
32) 11.4
40) 22.7
50) 22.7
Missing654 
TOTAL73100.0
151) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Faculty/staff at an education institute (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68194.1
1) Checked435.9
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
152) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Chaplain (CHAPLAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66692.0
1) Checked588.0
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
153) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Missionary/Mission Co-worker (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72199.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
154) 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 checked69295.6
1) Checked324.4
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
155) 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 checked71999.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
156) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Professional pastoral counselor (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71598.8
1) Checked91.2
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
157) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Other employment (OTHEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63888.1
1) Checked8611.9
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
158) For what type of institution do you work? Military (MILITRY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72199.6
1) Checked30.4
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
159) For what type of institution do you work? Civilian government (CIVLGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70997.9
1) Checked152.1
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
160) For what type of institution do you work? Elementary, middle, high school (ELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71799.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
161) For what type of institution do you work? College or university (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69095.3
1) Checked344.7
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
162) For what type of institution do you work? Seminary or other theological school (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70697.5
1) Checked182.5
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
163) For what type of institution do you work? Hospital or other medical facility (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68895.0
1) Checked365.0
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
164) For what type of institution do you work? Church/religious body (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66892.3
1) Checked567.7
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
165) For what type of institution do you work? Other non-profit organization (NOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70196.8
1) Checked233.2
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
166) For what type of institution do you work? For-profit business (FOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70497.2
1) Checked202.8
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
167) For what type of institution do you work? Other (OTHER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69095.3
1) Checked344.7
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
168) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8742.4
2) No11857.6
Missing522 
TOTAL205100.0
169) How old were you when you decided God was calling you into ministry? (AGEGOD)
TOTAL%
2) 10.1
4) 20.3
5) 20.3
6) 20.3
7) 30.4
8) 81.1
9) 50.7
10) 71.0
11) 81.1
12) 142.0
13) 152.1
14) 172.4
15) 131.8
16) 436.0
17) 354.9
18) 415.7
19) 486.7
20) 7911.0
21) 547.5
22) 405.6
23) 283.9
24) 223.1
25) 334.6
26) 142.0
27) 182.5
28) 121.7
29) 50.7
30) 121.7
31) 121.7
32) 40.6
33) 91.3
34) 131.8
35) 142.0
36) 91.3
37) 50.7
38) 50.7
39) 60.8
40) 152.1
41) 50.7
42) 40.6
43) 60.8
44) 20.3
45) 81.1
46) 30.4
47) 10.1
49) 30.4
50) 50.7
51) 20.3
57) 20.3
60) 20.3
Missing11 
TOTAL716100.0
170) How large was the congregation you belonged to at that time? (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL707772.2941028
171) How important was that congregation in your overall discernment of a call? (IMPTCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29240.9
2) Important27538.5
3) Not very important10915.3
4) Not at all important385.3
Missing13 
TOTAL714100.0
172) [If IMPTCALL was "very important" or "important"] What person/feature there most influenced your sense of call? (INFLUEN)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor28245.8
2) Other staff person487.8
3) Lay leader518.3
4) Other member203.2
5) Congregational program/activity7812.7
6) Worship325.2
7) Overall culture or "feel"10517.0
Missing111 
TOTAL616100.0
173) Was this the same congregation you were raised in? (RAISED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39555.4
2) No31844.6
Missing14 
TOTAL713100.0
174) [IF RAISED is "NO"], how large was the congregation you grew up in? (RAISED2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262673.661218
175) Age when first began attending a PCUSA? (AGEPCUSE)
TOTAL%
0) 24834.5
1) 719.9
2) 172.4
3) 223.1
4) 192.6
5) 243.3
6) 182.5
7) 81.1
8) 202.8
9) 101.4
10) 162.2
11) 20.3
12) 121.7
13) 111.5
14) 81.1
15) 91.3
16) 101.4
17) 60.8
18) 212.9
19) 111.5
20) 141.9
21) 182.5
22) 192.6
23) 111.5
24) 121.7
25) 121.7
26) 111.5
27) 121.7
28) 40.6
29) 30.4
30) 111.5
31) 30.4
32) 81.1
35) 40.6
37) 30.4
38) 10.1
39) 10.1
40) 30.4
44) 20.3
45) 10.1
46) 10.1
48) 10.1
59) 10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL719100.0
176) In what religious denomination were you raised? (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist517.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)101.4
3) Episcopal60.8
4) Lutheran192.6
5) Methodist446.1
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA45964.0
7) Other Presbyterian152.1
8) Reformed91.3
9) Roman Catholic243.3
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)162.2
11) Independent- Nondenominational162.2
12) Other446.1
13) None40.6
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
177) Which of the following best describes your current stand on theological issues (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative223.1
2) Conservative15321.3
3) Moderate26136.4
4) Liberal20628.7
5) Very liberal7410.3
6) Varies10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
178) 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 word212.9
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context39554.9
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings23432.5
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us648.9
5) The Bible is an ancient book with little value today50.7
7) Don't know10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
179) The account of Creation presented in Genesis (GENESIS)
TOTAL%
1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible—that is, it took six 24—hour periods for God to create the world121.7
2) Is a true account of how God created the world34450.1
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created33048.1
Missing41 
TOTAL686100.0
180) An individual should arrive at his or her own beliefs independent of any church. (BELIEFS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree121.7
2) Agree557.7
3) Not sure334.6
4) Disagree39154.6
5) Strongly disagree22531.4
Missing11 
TOTAL716100.0
181) All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find the ultimate truth. (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree182.5
2) Agree7410.4
3) Not sure547.6
4) Disagree30042.1
5) Strongly disagree26737.4
Missing14 
TOTAL713100.0
182) There is a life beyond death. (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51772.3
2) Agree15722.0
3) Not sure324.5
4) Disagree40.6
5) Strongly disagree50.7
Missing12 
TOTAL715100.0
183) The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26437.4
2) Agree18326.0
3) Not sure567.9
4) Disagree14921.1
5) Strongly disagree537.5
Missing22 
TOTAL705100.0
184) Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree11315.9
2) Agree9613.5
3) Not sure11315.9
4) Disagree22131.1
5) Strongly disagree16823.6
Missing16 
TOTAL711100.0
185) It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37952.6
2) Agree32545.1
3) Not sure81.1
4) Disagree71.0
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
186) Jesus will return to Earth someday (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30442.6
2) Agree21530.2
3) Not sure13719.2
4) Disagree294.1
5) Strongly disagree283.9
Missing14 
TOTAL713100.0
187) The Devil (Satan) really exists. (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree19327.0
2) Agree18225.5
3) Not sure12116.9
4) Disagree13919.4
5) Strongly disagree8011.2
Missing12 
TOTAL715100.0
188) Jesus was born of a virgin. (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21630.3
2) Agree19527.3
3) Not sure15421.6
4) Disagree8311.6
5) Strongly disagree659.1
Missing14 
TOTAL713100.0
189) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily34848.3
2) Several times a week23432.5
3) Weekly7710.7
4) Several times a month304.2
5) Once a month101.4
6) Several times a year172.4
7) Once a year or less30.4
8) Never20.3
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
190) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read Bible with family or friends (TOGETHER)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily527.3
2) Several times a week14119.8
3) Weekly23232.6
4) Several times a month7911.1
5) Once a month425.9
6) Several times a year9012.6
7) Once a year or less253.5
8) Never517.2
Missing15 
TOTAL712100.0
191) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend Bible study group (STDYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily121.7
2) Several times a week8712.3
3) Weekly30342.9
4) Several times a month7310.3
5) Once a month415.8
6) Several times a year10014.1
7) Once a year or less365.1
8) Never557.8
Missing20 
TOTAL707100.0
192) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily61185.2
2) Several times a week7911.0
3) Weekly121.7
4) Several times a month71.0
5) Once a month30.4
6) Several times a year30.4
7) Once a year or less10.1
8) Never10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL717100.0
193) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRYTOGET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily31644.2
2) Several times a week20428.5
3) Weekly8712.2
4) Several times a month486.7
5) Once a month172.4
6) Several times a year304.2
7) Once a year or less20.3
8) Never111.5
Missing12 
TOTAL715100.0
194) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily213.0
2) Several times a week375.2
3) Weekly19427.5
4) Several times a month628.8
5) Once a month709.9
6) Several times a year10514.9
7) Once a year or less7811.0
8) Never13919.7
Missing21 
TOTAL706100.0
195) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female20628.6
2) Male51571.4
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
196) What is your present age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
28) 10.1
29) 30.4
30) 40.6
31) 60.8
32) 50.7
33) 50.7
34) 50.7
35) 101.4
36) 60.8
37) 91.3
38) 162.2
39) 131.8
40) 182.5
41) 111.5
42) 91.3
43) 243.3
44) 162.2
45) 294.0
46) 233.2
47) 172.4
48) 314.3
49) 202.8
50) 253.5
51) 263.6
52) 263.6
53) 243.3
54) 283.9
55) 385.3
56) 334.6
57) 294.0
58) 233.2
59) 273.8
60) 334.6
61) 202.8
62) 294.0
63) 162.2
64) 152.1
65) 152.1
66) 111.5
67) 40.6
68) 60.8
69) 10.1
70) 30.4
71) 20.3
72) 10.1
74) 10.1
75) 20.3
80) 10.1
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
197) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Open country, but not on a farm446.1
2) On a farm30.4
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)24834.4
4) In a medium—size city (50,000-250,000)10314.3
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city577.9
6) In a large city (over 250,000)11315.7
7) In a suburb near a large city15221.1
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
198) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married61986.0
2) Not married10114.0
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
199) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married4343.0
2) Yes, am now widowed88.0
3) Yes, am now divorced4848.0
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced11.0
Missing627 
TOTAL100100.0
200) Spouses highest level of education (SEDU)
TOTAL%
4) High school diploma132.1
5) Some college599.6
6) Graduated from college16426.8
7) Some grad work6710.9
8) Grad degree31050.6
Missing114 
TOTAL613100.0
201) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was widowed50.8
2) Yes, was divorced10516.9
3) Yes, was both widowed and divorced10.2
4) No51182.2
Missing105 
TOTAL622100.0
202) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes11117.8
2) No51282.2
Missing104 
TOTAL623100.0
203) Spouse's employment: Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40455.8
1) Checked32044.2
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
204) Spouse's employment: Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58680.9
1) Checked13819.1
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
205) Spouse's employment: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67393.0
1) Checked517.0
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
206) Spouse's employment: Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70397.1
1) Checked212.9
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
207) Spouse's employment: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68194.1
1) Checked435.9
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
208) Spouse's employment: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66291.4
1) Checked628.6
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
209) Spouse's employment: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71498.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
210) Spouse's employment: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70096.7
1) Checked243.3
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
211) 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) 020.4
4) 420.4
5) 551.0
6) 620.4
7) 720.4
8) 830.6
10) 10112.2
12) 1251.0
14) 1420.4
15) 15132.6
16) 1640.8
18) 1830.6
20) 20234.6
21) 2110.2
22) 2220.4
24) 2461.2
25) 25183.6
26) 2610.2
27) 2710.2
28) 2820.4
30) 30367.1
32) 3251.0
33) 3310.2
35) 35204.0
36) 3640.8
37) 3720.4
38) 3851.0
40) 4013025.7
42) 4230.6
43) 4340.8
44) 4440.8
45) 45397.7
48) 4840.8
50) 506613.1
52) 5210.2
54) 5410.2
55) 55204.0
58) 5810.2
60) 60377.3
65) 6530.6
70) 7051.0
73) 7310.2
75) 7520.4
80) 8010.2
99) 99 hours or more20.4
Missing222 
TOTAL505100.0
212) 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) Baptist619.8
2) Disciples of Christ111.8
3) Episcopalian223.5
4) Lutheran284.5
5) Methodist8113.0
6) Presbyterian27544.3
7) Other Presbyterian20.3
8) Reformed71.1
9) Roman Catholic619.8
10) United Church of Christ182.9
11) Independent/Nondenominational91.4
12) None50.8
13) Other416.6
Missing106 
TOTAL621100.0
213) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife is currently. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist40.7
2) Disciples of Christ30.5
3) Episcopalian61.0
4) Lutheran20.3
5) Methodist61.0
6) Presbyterian55392.0
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic71.2
10) United Church of Christ50.8
12) None30.5
13) Other101.7
Missing126 
TOTAL601100.0
214) How many children do you have? (Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted.) (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None10614.7
1) 17810.8
2) 232344.8
3) 314319.8
4) 4486.7
5) 5162.2
6) 640.6
7) 730.4
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
215) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15521.4
2) No56978.6
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
216) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.7810.8
2) Two of us32444.9
3) Three of us11616.1
4) Four of us13518.7
5) Five of us547.5
6) Six of us111.5
7) Seven or more of us30.4
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
217) How many persons in your household are under 6 years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None17669.8
1) 15722.6
2) 2187.1
3) 310.4
Missing475 
TOTAL252100.0
218) How many persons in your household are 6-12 years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None17154.3
1) 18627.3
2) 24915.6
3) 382.5
4) 410.3
Missing412 
TOTAL315100.0
219) How many persons in your household are 13-17 years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None16550.2
1) 111234.0
2) 24914.9
3) 330.9
Missing398 
TOTAL329100.0
220) How many persons in your household are 18-24 years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None17974.3
1) 15221.6
2) 283.3
3) 320.8
Missing486 
TOTAL241100.0
221) How many persons in your household are 25 years of age and older (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None10.1
1) 18812.4
2) 258682.4
3) 3304.2
4) 430.4
6) 610.1
7) 710.1
8) 810.1
Missing16 
TOTAL711100.0
222) 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 alone689.5
2) A single parent, living with one or more children152.1
3) A married couple, no children in household29641.2
4) A married couple, living with one or more children29541.1
5) Some other arrangement446.1
Missing9 
TOTAL718100.0
223) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat40656.5
2) Independent13318.5
3) Republican15822.0
4) Other212.9
Missing9 
TOTAL718100.0
224) Describe total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001. (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00010.1
2) $10,000- $14,99910.1
3) $15,000- $19,99930.4
4) $20,000- $29,999202.8
5) $30,000- $39,999659.1
6) $40,000- $49,9999713.6
7) $50,000- $59,9998912.5
8) $60,000- $69,9997811.0
9) $70,000- $79,9999112.8
10) $80,000- $89,9997110.0
11) $90,000- $99,999618.6
12) $100,000- $124,9998211.5
13) $125,000- $149,999192.7
14) $150,000- more334.6
Missing16 
TOTAL711100.0
225) Race: White (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked294.0
1) Checked69596.0
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
226) Race: Black (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71999.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
227) Race: Indian (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71698.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
228) Race: Asian (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71298.3
1) Checked121.7
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
229) Race: Hispanic (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71799.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
230) Race: Some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71698.9
1) Checked81.1
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
231) 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) Yes69696.7
2) No243.3
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
232) Best estimate of the amount given: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6555619.72739256
233) 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) Yes27039.4
2) No41560.6
Missing42 
TOTAL685100.0
234) Best estimate of the amount given: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
TOTAL%
0) 217.7
25) 20.7
50) 41.5
75) 10.4
100) 269.5
150) 20.7
180) 10.4
200) 197.0
240) 20.7
250) 51.8
260) 10.4
300) 124.4
350) 20.7
400) 51.8
500) 3312.1
520) 10.4
600) 41.5
625) 10.4
650) 10.4
700) 10.4
750) 31.1
800) 10.4
840) 10.4
900) 10.4
960) 10.4
1000) 4315.8
1100) 31.1
1110) 10.4
1200) 145.1
1400) 10.4
1450) 10.4
1500) 103.7
1800) 10.4
1840) 10.4
1950) 10.4
2000) 103.7
2340) 10.4
2400) 20.7
2500) 20.7
3000) 145.1
3500) 10.4
3600) 10.4
3840) 10.4
4800) 10.4
5000) 62.2
6000) 41.5
15000) 10.4
16000) 10.4
999999) 10.4
Missing454 
TOTAL273100.0
235) 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) Yes59183.6
2) No11616.4
Missing20 
TOTAL707100.0
236) Best estimate of amount given: to special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5602200.98842254
237) 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) Yes45665.7
2) No23834.3
Missing33 
TOTAL694100.0
238) Best estimate of amount given: to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4503445.51647356
239) 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) Yes63589.2
2) No7710.8
Missing15 
TOTAL712100.0
240) Best estimate of amount given: to non-religious charities (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6082701.46940946
241) Survey form (SURVEY2)
TOTAL%
1) Paper65290.1
2) Web729.9
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
242) Pastor (PAST)
TOTAL%
0) Non-Pastor25935.8
1) Pastor46564.2
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
243) Sample (CSAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors46564.2
4) Specialized Clergy25935.8
Missing3 
TOTAL724100.0
244) State (STATE)
245) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14219.6
2) Midwest18826.0
3) South26036.0
4) West13318.4
Missing4 
TOTAL723100.0
246) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 408311.5
2) 40-4919827.5
3) 50-6439254.4
4) 65+476.5
Missing7 
TOTAL720100.0
247) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female20628.6
2) Male51571.4
Missing6 
TOTAL721100.0
248) 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 $20,00050.7
2) $20K - $49,99918225.6
3) $50K - $99,99939054.9
4) $100K+13418.8
Missing16 
TOTAL711100.0
249) 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) Democrat40656.5
2) Independent13318.5
3) Republican15822.0
4) Other212.9
Missing9 
TOTAL718100.0
250) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast14219.6
2) Midwest18826.0
3) South26036.0
4) West13318.4
Missing4 
TOTAL723100.0