Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2004 -- Energy Issues, Members and Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel identification number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL93818621.446328
2) How familiar are you with the Energy Star Congregation program of the Environmental Protection Agency? (ESC_EPA)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar131.4
2) Somewhat familiar555.9
3) Only a little familiar586.3
4) Not familiar80186.4
Missing11 
TOTAL927100.0
3) How familiar are you with the Electric Steward Congregation program of the PC(USA)? (ELEC_STE)
TOTAL%
2) Somewhat familiar161.7
3) Only a little familiar414.4
4) Not familiar86793.8
Missing14 
TOTAL924100.0
4) How familiar are you with the Bush Administration's national energy proposal (2001)? (NATL_ENE)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar303.3
2) Somewhat familiar21223.0
3) Only a little familiar27229.5
4) Not familiar40744.2
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
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) True74080.1
2) False252.7
3) Not sure15917.2
Missing14 
TOTAL924100.0
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) True13514.6
2) False53657.9
3) Not sure25427.5
Missing13 
TOTAL925100.0
7) Less than a quarter of all petroleum consumed in the United States is imported. (PET_PORT)
TOTAL%
1) True737.9
2) False70876.4
3) Not sure14615.7
Missing11 
TOTAL927100.0
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) True29231.7
2) False12513.6
3) Not sure50554.8
Missing16 
TOTAL922100.0
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) True768.2
2) False50153.9
3) Not sure35237.9
Missing9 
TOTAL929100.0
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) True44448.0
2) False15817.1
3) Not sure32334.9
Missing13 
TOTAL925100.0
11) The burning of fossil fuels is the primary cause of recent global climate change. (FOSSFUEL)
TOTAL%
1) True38441.9
2) False25527.8
3) Not sure27830.3
Missing21 
TOTAL917100.0
12) Compared to 20 years ago, the overall energy efficiency of U.S. motor vehicles has improved. (ENE_EFFI)
TOTAL%
1) True67472.7
2) False14916.1
3) Not sure10411.2
Missing11 
TOTAL927100.0
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 extent22023.8
2) Some extent42546.0
3) A little extent20021.6
4) No extent515.5
5) No opinion283.0
Missing14 
TOTAL924100.0
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 extent67372.8
2) Some extent19320.9
3) A little extent293.1
4) No extent70.8
5) No opinion222.4
Missing14 
TOTAL924100.0
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 extent25627.8
2) Some extent36239.3
3) A little extent15016.3
4) No extent697.5
5) No opinion859.2
Missing16 
TOTAL922100.0
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 extent36439.3
2) Some extent39542.7
3) A little extent10811.7
4) No extent242.6
5) No opinion353.8
Missing12 
TOTAL926100.0
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 extent29732.0
2) Some extent39442.5
3) A little extent15616.8
4) No extent353.8
5) No opinion465.0
Missing10 
TOTAL928100.0
18) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to acid rain (ACIDRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent36339.2
2) Some extent32935.5
3) A little extent12613.6
4) No extent242.6
5) No opinion859.2
Missing11 
TOTAL927100.0
19) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to mercury pollution (MERCURY)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent19321.0
2) Some extent31133.8
3) A little extent18820.4
4) No extent576.2
5) No opinion17218.7
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
20) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to global climate change? (GLOBAL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent23125.0
2) Some extent34237.0
3) A little extent20922.6
4) No extent778.3
5) No opinion657.0
Missing14 
TOTAL924100.0
21) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to water pollution (WATERPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent29031.6
2) Some extent37741.0
3) Little extent16618.1
4) No extent323.5
5) No opinion545.9
Missing19 
TOTAL919100.0
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 extent11512.7
2) Some extent23826.3
3) Little extent20622.7
4) No extent15817.4
5) No opinion18920.9
Missing32 
TOTAL906100.0
23) To what extent would you say energy production and consumption in the U.S. contributes to habitat destruction (HABITAT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent27129.4
2) Some extent33135.9
3) Little extent20221.9
4) No extent515.5
5) No opinion667.2
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
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 extent35939.0
2) Some extent34137.0
3) Little extent12413.5
4) No extent495.3
5) No opinion485.2
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
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 extent26328.5
2) Some extent25627.8
3) Little extent14715.9
4) No extent15717.0
5) No opinion9910.7
Missing16 
TOTAL922100.0
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 extent18319.8
2) Some extent32435.1
3) Little extent23425.3
4) No extent10511.4
5) No opinion788.4
Missing14 
TOTAL924100.0
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 extent13815.0
2) Some extent27930.2
3) Little extent21223.0
4) No extent17919.4
5) No opinion11512.5
Missing15 
TOTAL923100.0
28) In God's eyes, human beings are superior to other species. (GOD_EYES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29732.2
2) Agree27930.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree13915.1
4) Disagree12914.0
5) Strongly disagree495.3
6) Not sure283.0
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
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 agree12313.4
2) Agree27129.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree19821.6
4) Disagree20622.5
5) Strongly disagree788.5
6) Not sure404.4
Missing22 
TOTAL916100.0
30) Energy conservation reflects values of the Christian/Reformed faith, such as simplicity and frugality (ENE_CONS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12413.5
2) Agree41645.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree20922.8
4) Disagree9310.2
5) Strongly disagree252.7
6) Not sure495.3
Missing22 
TOTAL916100.0
31) I consider the way I use energy as part of the way I practice stewardship (STEWARD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree12914.0
2) Agree42245.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree20822.6
4) Disagree10611.5
5) Strongly disagree212.3
6) No sure353.8
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
32) Poorer communities receive a disproportionate share of the burdens of energy production/consumption, such as pollution (BURDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree919.9
2) Agree30933.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree21623.6
4) Disagree18219.8
5) Strongly disagree343.7
6) Not sure859.3
Missing21 
TOTAL917100.0
33) The U.S. government's leadership and policies concerning energy are effective (GOVT_EFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree70.8
2) Agree14215.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree20422.3
4) Disagree34037.2
5) Strongly disagree14616.0
6) Not sure748.1
Missing25 
TOTAL913100.0
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 agree12513.5
2) Agree24326.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree10911.8
4) Disagree18920.4
5) Strongly agree18319.8
6) Not sure778.3
Missing12 
TOTAL926100.0
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 great21123.2
2) Great29432.3
3) Fair amount24326.7
4) A little616.7
5) None131.4
6) No opinion899.8
Missing27 
TOTAL911100.0
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 great16718.3
2) Great33837.1
3) Fair amount25127.6
4) A little707.7
5) None161.8
6) No opinion697.6
Missing27 
TOTAL911100.0
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 great28931.6
2) Great35138.3
3) Fair amount19521.3
4) A little434.7
5) None151.6
6) No opinion232.5
Missing22 
TOTAL916100.0
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 great778.5
2) Great21623.8
3) Fair amount23325.7
4) A little11512.7
5) None859.4
6) No opinion18019.9
Missing32 
TOTAL906100.0
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 great444.8
2) Great11813.0
3) Fair amount21723.8
4) A little18119.9
5) None29131.9
6) No opinion606.6
Missing27 
TOTAL911100.0
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 great728.0
2) Great9911.0
3) Fair amount17619.5
4) A little16117.9
5) None31334.7
6) No opinion808.9
Missing37 
TOTAL901100.0
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 great15316.9
2) Great26128.9
3) Fair amount26128.9
4) A little12714.1
5) None576.3
6) No opinion444.9
Missing35 
TOTAL903100.0
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 great19120.8
2) Great29632.3
3) Fair amount22824.9
4) A little10611.6
5) None616.7
6) No opinion353.8
Missing21 
TOTAL917100.0
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 great35338.4
2) Great28230.7
3) Fair amount17418.9
4) A little596.4
5) None333.6
6) No opinion192.1
Missing18 
TOTAL920100.0
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 great22224.2
2) Great28430.9
3) Fair amount21323.2
4) A little10611.5
5) None616.6
6) No opinion333.6
Missing19 
TOTAL919100.0
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 great35638.7
2) Great26929.2
3) Fair amount14515.7
4) A little717.7
5) None363.9
6) No opinion444.8
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
46) The better way to meet U.S. energy needs in the near future is through: (FUTURE)
TOTAL%
1) Encouraging more energy production21823.6
2) Encouraging more energy conservation61867.0
3) Not sure879.4
Missing15 
TOTAL923100.0
47) How important a role should nuclear energy play in meeting future electricity needs in the United States? (HOWIMPO)
TOTAL%
1) Very important27830.2
2) Somewhat important37740.9
3) Not too important10711.6
4) Not at all important646.9
5) No opinion9510.3
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
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) Yes42045.6
2) No19421.0
3) No opinion30833.4
Missing16 
TOTAL922100.0
49) Is your congregation an Energy Star congregation? (CON_ENER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93299.4
1) Checked60.6
TOTAL938100.0
50) Is your congregation an Electic Steward congregation? (CON_ELEC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93099.1
1) Checked80.9
TOTAL938100.0
51) Is your congregation an Energy Star or an Electric Steward congregation? No, neither. (CON_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63067.2
1) Checked30832.8
TOTAL938100.0
52) Is your congregation an Energy Star or an Electric Steward congregation? Don't know (CON_DONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33635.8
1) Checked60264.2
TOTAL938100.0
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? (EDUSTAR)
TOTAL%
1) Very Interested606.5
2) Generally interested12914.0
3) Somewhat interested21523.3
4) A little interested24226.3
5) Not interested15116.4
6) Don't know12413.5
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
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) Yes39143.0
2) No30133.1
3) Not sure21824.0
Missing28 
TOTAL910100.0
55) [IF "YES" TO PAY] How much more, expressed as a percentage increase over what you pay now? ______ % more (PAY2)
TOTAL%
0) None10.4
1) 172.9
2) 293.7
3) 320.8
4) 420.8
5) 53916.0
6) 610.4
8) 831.2
10) 109539.1
15) 15208.2
17) 1710.4
20) 203213.2
25) 25208.2
30) 3041.6
50) 5031.2
100) 10041.6
Missing695 
TOTAL243100.0
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 checked78984.1
1) Checked14915.9
TOTAL938100.0
57) In general, would you be willing to pay higher taxes to further energy conservation efforts? (TAX)
TOTAL%
1) Yes30834.1
2) No41646.1
3) Not sure17819.7
Missing36 
TOTAL902100.0
58) [IF "YES" TO TAX] How much more, expressed as a percentage increase over what you now pay in taxes? (TAX2)
TOTAL%
1) 2415.2
2) 148.9
3) 63.8
4) 21.3
5) 5434.2
6) 10.6
8) 21.3
10) 4729.7
15) 42.5
20) 31.9
25) 10.6
Missing780 
TOTAL158100.0
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 checked78783.9
1) Checked15116.1
TOTAL938100.0
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) Yes36239.8
2) No35338.8
3) Not sure19421.3
Missing29 
TOTAL909100.0
61) [IF "YES" TO TAX3] How much more, expressed as a percentage increase over what you now pay in taxes? (TAX5)
TOTAL%
1) 2012.0
2) 1911.4
3) 63.6
4) 31.8
5) 4828.7
7) 10.6
8) 10.6
10) 5935.3
15) 53.0
20) 53.0
Missing771 
TOTAL167100.0
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 checked75980.9
1) Checked17919.1
TOTAL938100.0
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 ingredients67273.1
2) I buy mostly ready-made or prepared foods20622.4
3) Not sure384.1
5) Selected both30.3
Missing19 
TOTAL919100.0
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.29532.2
2) I buy frozen, canned, and other individually wrapped items.55760.9
3) Not sure616.7
5) Selected both20.2
Missing23 
TOTAL915100.0
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.14716.0
2) I buy produce at any time of the year75482.0
3) Not sure131.4
5) Selected both60.7
Missing18 
TOTAL920100.0
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 regionally52256.7
2) I don't pay much attention to where food is grown38241.5
3) Not sure161.7
5) Selected both10.1
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
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)80887.5
2) I air dry (e.g., outside on a clothesline)697.5
3) Not sure60.7
5) Selected both404.3
Missing15 
TOTAL923100.0
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 fluorescent22224.3
2) My household lights are incandescent54859.9
3) Not sure738.0
5) Selected both727.9
Missing23 
TOTAL915100.0
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 bed77283.6
2) In winter I use an electric blanket or electric mattress pad on my bed14315.5
3) Not sure60.7
5) Selected both20.2
Missing15 
TOTAL923100.0
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 days44047.7
2) I carpool, walk, bike, or take public transportation to work most days (or work at home)737.9
3) Not sure20.2
4) Not employed40644.0
5) Selected more than one20.2
Missing15 
TOTAL923100.0
71) When photocopying a document of several pages: (PHOTOCOP)
TOTAL%
1) I copy only one page per sheet of paper34938.8
2) I copy two pages per sheet of paper (front to back)46251.3
3) Not sure768.4
5) Selected both131.4
Missing38 
TOTAL900100.0
72) Do you own or rent your own home? (HOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rent545.8
2) Manse/church owned20.2
3) Own (or own with mortgage)85992.6
4) Other (e.g., live with relatives)131.4
Missing10 
TOTAL928100.0
73) [IF "RENT" or "MANSE/CHURCH OWNED" TO HOME] Do you pay for electricity separately, or is the cost included? (HOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Pay separately18492.9
2) Cost included147.1
Missing740 
TOTAL198100.0
74) Have you made an effort to decrease your household energy use during the past year? (EFF_DEC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes62868.7
2) No23325.5
3) Not sure535.8
Missing24 
TOTAL914100.0
75) [IF "YES" TO EFF_DEC] Briefly describe what you have done: (EFF_DEC1)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL572180.24781
76) [IF "YES" TO EFF_DEC] Briefly describe what you have done: (EFF_DEC2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL312179.95280
77) Have you done anything in the last year to decrease your use of motor vehicles or the fuel they consume? (DECAUTO)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41445.4
2) No45249.6
3) Not sure465.0
Missing26 
TOTAL912100.0
78) [IF "YES" TO DECAUTO] Briefly describe what you have done: (DECAUTO2)
TOTAL%
1) Drive less8922.0
2) Walk-run more245.9
3) Use bicycle more174.2
4) Use public transportation more82.0
5) Carpool more256.2
6) Combine multiple trips into a single trip9523.5
7) Dive the more fuel-efficient vehicle more often102.5
8) Shorten commuting distance to work102.5
9) Get rid of a vehicle112.7
10) Buy a more fuel-efficient vehicle5714.1
11) Keep car properly tuned, tires properly inflated194.7
12) Fly instead of drive on a long trip10.2
14) Drive a fuel-efficient vehicle one already owns82.0
15) Quit driving10.2
16) Work from home more often20.5
17) Retired133.2
18) Drive slower30.7
20) Actions not likely to save fuel41.0
24) Don't own or use a car20.5
25) Response not applicable61.5
Missing533 
TOTAL405100.0
79) Recycled items like newspapers, cans, bottles, etc. (RECYCLE)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis77785.4
2) Did from time to time859.3
3) Did not do485.3
Missing28 
TOTAL910100.0
80) Tried to buy products made from, or packaged in, recycled materials (RECYCLE2)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis23526.6
2) Did from time to time42147.6
3) Did not do22825.8
Missing54 
TOTAL884100.0
81) Cut down on the use of automobiles by using public transportation, car pooling, bicycling, etc. (CUT_AUTO)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis9412.4
2) Did from time to time19425.5
3) Did not do47362.2
Missing177 
TOTAL761100.0
82) Wrote letters to politicians expressing opinions on energy issues (LETTERS)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis182.0
2) Did from time to time788.7
3) Did not do80289.3
Missing40 
TOTAL898100.0
83) Took steps other than recycling to reduce what your household puts into the waste system (RECYCLE3)
TOTAL%
1) Did on a regular basis18821.1
2) Did from time to time26529.8
3) Did not do43749.1
Missing48 
TOTAL890100.0
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 basis13516.3
2) Did from time to time13816.6
3) Did not do55767.1
Missing108 
TOTAL830100.0
85) Do you think you, as an individual, can make a difference when it comes to global climate change? (GLOBALCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely12514.0
2) Yes, probably23125.9
3) Maybe yes, maybe no24627.6
4) No, probably not22325.0
5) No, definitely not677.5
Missing46 
TOTAL892100.0
86) Do you think you, as an individual, can make a difference when it comes to energy conservation? (ENERGY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely33036.0
2) Yes, probably35238.4
3) Maybe yes, maybe no15917.3
4) No, probably not626.8
5) No, definitely not141.5
Missing21 
TOTAL917100.0
87) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members38140.6
2) Elders55759.4
TOTAL938100.0
88) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper79584.8
2) Web14315.2
TOTAL938100.0
89) Code Identification Number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL9372684.4131489
90) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL92420.84816
91) [If YRMEM = 0] How many months have you been a member of congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
3) 16.7
4) 16.7
6) 640.0
7) 213.3
9) 16.7
10) 320.0
11) 16.7
Missing923 
TOTAL15100.0
92) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile758.1
1) 112613.7
2) 217519.0
3) 310811.7
4) 4657.0
5) 59810.6
6) 6343.7
7) 7323.5
8) 8343.7
9) 9131.4
10) 10576.2
11) 1160.7
12) 12161.7
13) 1340.4
14) 1491.0
15) 15272.9
16) 1610.1
17) 1720.2
18) 1840.4
20) 20141.5
21) 2110.1
22) 2210.1
25) 2591.0
26) 2610.1
27) 2710.1
30) 3010.1
35) 3520.2
39) 3910.1
40) 4010.1
75) 7510.1
200) 20010.1
350) 35010.1
999) Don't know10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL922100.0
93) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86692.4
1) Checked717.6
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
94) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL795763.517889
95) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes71276.6
2) No21723.4
Missing9 
TOTAL929100.0
96) [IF ORDELDER is 1] Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes53471.4
2) No21428.6
Missing190 
TOTAL748100.0
97) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes36039.1
2) No56060.9
Missing18 
TOTAL920100.0
98) [If ORDDEACN is 1] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes245.2
2) No43494.8
Missing480 
TOTAL458100.0
99) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65169.5
1) Checked28630.5
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
100) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57861.7
1) Checked35938.3
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
101) 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 checked87193.0
1) Checked667.0
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
102) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked83989.5
1) Checked9810.5
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
103) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69073.6
1) Checked24726.4
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
104) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92398.5
1) Checked141.5
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
105) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked78383.6
1) Checked15416.4
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
106) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked71976.7
1) Checked21823.3
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
107) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67672.1
1) Checked26127.9
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
108) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never40.4
2) Less than once a year20.2
3) Once or twice a year70.8
4) Several times a year181.9
5) Once a month242.6
6) Two or three times a month10711.5
7) Nearly every week44748.0
8) Every week32334.7
Missing6 
TOTAL932100.0
109) 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 Hours10711.5
2) 1-2 Hours13314.3
3) 3-5 Hours25627.5
4) 6-10 Hours25927.8
5) 11-20 Hours13814.8
6) More than 20 Hours374.0
Missing8 
TOTAL930100.0
110) 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 Hours13514.6
2) 1-2 Hours19220.7
3) 3-5 Hours24626.6
4) 6-10 Hours21623.3
5) 11-20 Hours9410.2
6) More than 20 Hours434.6
Missing12 
TOTAL926100.0
111) 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 Hours45048.9
2) 1-2 Hours23625.6
3) 3-5 Hours14816.1
4) 6-10 Hours556.0
5) 11-20 Hours171.8
6) More than 20 Hours151.6
Missing17 
TOTAL921100.0
112) 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 Hours31033.7
2) 1-2 Hours23725.8
3) 3-5 Hours18420.0
4) 6-10 Hours10511.4
5) 11-20 Hours505.4
6) More than 20 Hours333.6
Missing19 
TOTAL919100.0
113) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily18720.6
2) Several times a week14115.6
3) Weekly11712.9
4) Several times a month13815.2
5) Once a month657.2
6) Several times a year14415.9
7) Once a year or less707.7
8) Never444.9
Missing32 
TOTAL906100.0
114) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily172.0
2) Several times a week313.6
3) Weekly15918.4
4) Several times a month9110.5
5) Once a month617.1
6) Several times a year13916.1
7) Once a year or less12114.0
8) Never24628.4
Missing73 
TOTAL865100.0
115) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily\almost daily70.8
2) Several times a week172.0
3) Weekly20123.2
4) Several times a month829.5
5) Once a month768.8
6) Several times a year829.5
7) Once a year or less11613.4
8) Never28432.8
Missing73 
TOTAL865100.0
116) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily\almost daily63669.6
2) Several times a week16518.1
3) Weekly333.6
4) Several times a month444.8
5) Once a month50.5
6) Several times a year242.6
7) Once a year or less30.3
8) Never40.4
Missing24 
TOTAL914100.0
117) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily\almost daily22325.1
2) Several times a week11212.6
3) Weekly15917.9
4) Several times a month9911.1
5) Once a month404.5
6) Several times a year12514.0
7) Once a year or less293.3
8) Never10311.6
Missing48 
TOTAL890100.0
118) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily\almost daily70.8
2) Several times a week91.0
3) Weekly708.2
4) Several times a month303.5
5) Once a month475.5
6) Several times a year799.2
7) Once a year or less12414.5
8) Never49257.3
Missing80 
TOTAL858100.0
119) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes75181.4
2) No17118.5
3) Not sure10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL923100.0
120) What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist709.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)152.0
3) Episcopal303.9
4) Lutheran425.5
5) Methodist11214.7
6) Presbyterian35546.5
7) Other Presbyterian141.8
8) Reformed91.2
9) Roman Catholic314.1
10) UCC344.5
11) Independent- Nondenominational162.1
12) Other364.7
Missing174 
TOTAL764100.0
121) 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) Baptist10110.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)202.1
3) Episcopal272.9
4) Lutheran525.6
5) Methodist12913.8
6) Presbyterian41744.7
7) Other Presbyterian111.2
8) Reformed192.0
9) Roman Catholic505.4
10) UCC242.6
11) Independent- Nondenominational131.4
12) None141.5
13) Other555.9
Missing6 
TOTAL932100.0
122) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL92418.40817
123) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative555.9
2) Conservative32935.5
3) Moderate36038.9
4) Liberal14615.8
5) Very liberal363.9
Missing12 
TOTAL926100.0
124) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61666.4
2) No31233.6
Missing10 
TOTAL928100.0
125) 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) Yes42746.4
2) No49353.6
Missing18 
TOTAL920100.0
126) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word12713.9
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context38041.5
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings34037.1
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us576.2
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book80.9
7) Don't know40.4
Missing22 
TOTAL916100.0
127) 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 world434.8
2) Is a true account of how God created the world52558.7
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created32636.5
Missing44 
TOTAL894100.0
128) 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 agree667.2
2) Agree21723.8
3) Not sure11512.6
4) Disagree38742.5
5) Strongly disagree12613.8
Missing27 
TOTAL911100.0
129) 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 agree505.5
2) Agree19321.1
3) Not sure15416.8
4) Disagree27530.0
5) Strongly disagree24426.6
Missing22 
TOTAL916100.0
130) 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 agree62368.0
2) Agree20121.9
3) Not sure808.7
4) Disagree91.0
5) Strongly disagree30.3
Missing22 
TOTAL916100.0
131) 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 agree40243.8
2) Agree23425.5
3) Not sure15216.6
4) Disagree9810.7
5) Strongly disagree313.4
Missing21 
TOTAL917100.0
132) 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 agree43547.4
2) Agree23025.1
3) Not sure20121.9
4) Disagree374.0
5) Strongly disagree151.6
Missing20 
TOTAL918100.0
133) 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 agree23726.0
2) Agree16217.8
3) Not sure20822.9
4) Disagree20822.9
5) Strongly disagree9510.4
Missing28 
TOTAL910100.0
134) 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 agree35238.4
2) Agree46650.9
3) Not sure545.9
4) Disagree424.6
5) Strongly disagree20.2
Missing22 
TOTAL916100.0
135) 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 agree32835.8
2) Agree28631.3
3) Not sure18019.7
4) Disagree869.4
5) Strongly disagree353.8
Missing23 
TOTAL915100.0
136) 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 agree42146.0
2) Agree30533.3
3) Not sure13915.2
4) Disagree303.3
5) Strongly disagree212.3
Missing22 
TOTAL916100.0
137) 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 agree10912.0
2) Agree28931.8
3) Not sure19921.9
4) Disagree23225.6
5) Strongly disagree798.7
Missing30 
TOTAL908100.0
138) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven. (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree56961.5
2) Agree27529.7
3) Not sure646.9
4) Disagree80.9
5) Strongly disagree91.0
Missing13 
TOTAL925100.0
139) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell. (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree43847.6
2) Agree23725.8
3) Not sure18820.4
4) Disagree303.3
5) Strongly disagree272.9
Missing18 
TOTAL920100.0
140) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female51455.3
2) Male41644.7
Missing8 
TOTAL930100.0
141) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL92758.20613
142) 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 farm889.5
2) On a farm414.4
3) Small city-town25427.5
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)13814.9
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city9610.4
6) In a large city (over 250,000)10211.0
7) In a suburb near a large city20622.3
Missing13 
TOTAL925100.0
143) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married76382.5
2) Not married16217.5
Missing13 
TOTAL925100.0
144) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married4829.1
2) Yes, am now widowed6941.8
3) Yes, am now divorced4225.5
4) Yes, both widowed- divorced63.6
Missing773 
TOTAL165100.0
145) If currently married, have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No61381.8
2) Yes, was widowed131.7
3) Yes, was divorced11615.5
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced70.9
Missing189 
TOTAL749100.0
146) 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) Baptist10113.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)233.0
3) Episcopal273.6
4) Lutheran435.7
5) Methodist11314.9
6) Presbyterian Church22429.6
7) Other Presbyterian10.1
8) Reformed131.7
9) Roman Catholic10213.5
10) UCC222.9
11) Non-denominational40.5
12) None212.8
13) Other628.2
Missing182 
TOTAL756100.0
147) 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) Baptist40.6
3) Episcopal20.3
4) Lutheran10.1
5) Methodist60.8
6) Presbyterian Church63988.9
9) Roman Catholic253.5
10) UCC20.3
11) Non-denominational10.1
12) None304.2
13) Other91.3
Missing219 
TOTAL719100.0
148) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never253.6
2) Less than once a year101.5
3) About once-twice a year304.4
4) Several times a year456.6
5) About once a month365.3
6) 2-3 times a month7510.9
7) Nearly every week27440.0
8) Every week19027.7
Missing253 
TOTAL685100.0
149) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never7642.7
2) Less than once a year116.2
3) About once or twice a year3519.7
4) Several times a year2212.4
5) About once a month84.5
6) Two to three times a month63.4
7) Nearly every week84.5
8) Every week126.7
Missing760 
TOTAL178100.0
150) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63167.3
1) Checked30632.7
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
151) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82888.4
1) Checked10911.6
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
152) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86392.1
1) Checked747.9
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
153) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92899.0
1) Checked91.0
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
154) Please indicate your employment status: retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60164.1
1) Checked33635.9
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
155) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84790.4
1) Checked909.6
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
156) Please indicate your employment status: student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92398.5
1) Checked141.5
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
157) Please indicate your employment status: other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked91998.1
1) Checked181.9
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
158) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66571.0
1) Checked27229.0
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
159) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked86992.7
1) Checked687.3
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
160) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked87293.1
1) Checked656.9
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
161) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93099.3
1) Checked70.7
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
162) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked72877.7
1) Checked20922.3
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
163) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked84490.1
1) Checked939.9
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
164) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93499.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
165) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93299.5
1) Checked50.5
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
166) Indicate average hours worked per week (HRWK)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL58036.88318
167) 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) 0316.4
2) 220.4
5) 510.2
6) 610.2
8) 830.6
10) 1091.9
11) 1110.2
12) 1261.2
14) 1410.2
15) 1551.0
16) 1640.8
17) 1710.2
18) 1810.2
20) 20326.6
21) 2110.2
24) 2430.6
25) 25132.7
26) 2610.2
28) 2810.2
30) 30224.6
32) 3220.4
34) 3410.2
35) 35153.1
36) 3610.2
37) 3710.2
38) 3840.8
40) 4012125.1
42) 4220.4
44) 4440.8
45) 45367.5
46) 4610.2
47) 4720.4
48) 4861.2
50) 506914.3
53) 5310.2
54) 5410.2
55) 55183.7
60) 60347.1
65) 6540.8
67) 6720.4
70) 7081.7
75) 7510.2
80) 8051.0
99) Don't know40.8
Missing456 
TOTAL482100.0
168) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDU)
TOTAL%
1) Very Interested10.1
3) Somewhat interested70.8
4) A little interested849.8
5) Not interested15518.0
6) Don't know23227.0
7) 712014.0
8) 826030.3
Missing79 
TOTAL859100.0
169) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years20.3
3) Some high school111.5
4) High school diploma9012.7
5) Some college13218.6
6) Graduated from college21830.7
7) Some graduate work709.9
8) Graduate degree18726.3
Missing228 
TOTAL710100.0
170) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None10211.0
1) 1838.9
2) 240944.1
3) 321323.0
4) 4909.7
5) 5181.9
6) 660.6
7) 730.3
8) 830.3
9) 910.1
Missing10 
TOTAL928100.0
171) 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.10711.4
2) Two of us52956.6
3) Three of us11912.7
4) Four of us13114.0
5) Five of us394.2
6) Six of us60.6
7) Seven or more of us20.2
8) Not applicable20.2
Missing3 
TOTAL935100.0
172) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are under six years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None22080.3
1) 13412.4
2) 2165.8
3) 331.1
4) 410.4
Missing664 
TOTAL274100.0
173) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are six to twelve years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None20861.9
1) 17823.2
2) 24312.8
3) 372.1
Missing602 
TOTAL336100.0
174) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are thirteen to seventeen years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None20761.2
1) 110129.9
2) 2278.0
3) 330.9
Missing600 
TOTAL338100.0
175) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are eighteen to twenty four years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None21278.2
1) 14817.7
2) 262.2
3) 331.1
4) 420.7
Missing667 
TOTAL271100.0
176) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are twenty five years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None192.1
1) 111512.7
2) 271879.1
3) 3515.6
4) 440.4
6) 610.1
Missing30 
TOTAL908100.0
177) 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 alone9810.7
2) A single parent, living with one or more children313.4
3) Married, no kids48552.8
4) A married couple, living with one or more children26228.5
5) Some other arrangement434.7
Missing19 
TOTAL919100.0
178) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat25727.8
2) Independent16017.3
3) Republican49553.5
4) Other141.5
Missing12 
TOTAL926100.0
179) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often49252.9
2) Few times a week17719.0
3) Once a week323.4
4) Less than weekly828.8
5) Never14715.8
Missing8 
TOTAL930100.0
180) How often do you send and receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/more often50153.9
2) Few times a week18319.7
3) Once a week242.6
4) Less than weekly828.8
5) Never13915.0
Missing9 
TOTAL929100.0
181) What is your race or origin? Is it: white or Caucasian? (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked303.2
1) Checked90796.8
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
182) What is your race or origin? Is it: black or African American? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92598.7
1) Checked121.3
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
183) What is your race or origin? Is it: Indian or Alaska native? (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93699.9
1) 110.1
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
184) What is your race or origin? Is it: Asian or Pacific Islander? (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93499.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
185) What is your race or origin? Is it: Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin? (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93199.4
1) Checked60.6
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
186) What is your race or origin? Is it: Some other race (specify): (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93499.7
1) Checked30.3
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
187) 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 $10,00070.8
2) $10,000- $14,999101.2
3) $15,000- $19,999161.9
4) $20,000- $29,999536.2
5) $30,000- $39,999698.0
6) $40,000- $49,999748.6
7) $50,000- $59,999748.6
8) $60,000- $69,999809.3
9) $70,000- $79,999748.6
10) $80,000- $89,999546.3
11) $90,000- $99,999576.6
12) $100,000- $124,99911213.0
13) $125,000- $149,999617.1
14) $150,000- more11913.8
Missing78 
TOTAL860100.0
188) 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) Yes78984.7
2) No13714.7
3) Don't know50.5
Missing7 
TOTAL931100.0
189) 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) Yes90998.4
2) No151.6
Missing14 
TOTAL924100.0
190) Write your best estimate of the amount given: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL82010853.67885170
191) 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) Yes42948.8
2) No45151.3
Missing58 
TOTAL880100.0
192) Write your best estimate of the amount given: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39427521.52152957
193) 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) Yes75783.6
2) No14816.4
Missing33 
TOTAL905100.0
194) Write your best estimate of the amount given: special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL68620681.968141458
195) 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) Yes41948.0
2) No45452.0
Missing65 
TOTAL873100.0
196) Write your best estimate of the amount given: all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39624309.023149197
197) 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) Yes84993.3
2) No616.7
Missing28 
TOTAL910100.0
198) Write your best estimate of the amount given: non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL77516906.863120838
199) State (STATE)
200) Total Number Members (TOTAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL936743.594818
201) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast18219.4
2) Midwest26928.7
3) South35537.9
4) West13114.0
Missing1 
TOTAL937100.0
202) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40727.8
2) 40-4917218.6
3) 50-6436038.8
4) 65+32334.8
Missing11 
TOTAL927100.0
203) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years10.1
4) Some high school or high school diploma9110.6
5) Some college15518.0
6) Graduated from college23227.0
7) Some graduate work12014.0
8) Graduate degree26030.3
Missing79 
TOTAL859100.0
204) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female51455.3
2) Male41644.7
Missing8 
TOTAL930100.0
205) 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) Democrat25727.8
2) Independent16017.3
3) Republican49553.5
4) Other141.5
Missing12 
TOTAL926100.0
206) 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 $20,000333.8
2) $20K - $49,99919622.8
3) $50K - $99,99933939.4
4) $100K +29234.0
Missing78 
TOTAL860100.0