Presbyterian Panel Survey, August 2005 - Hymnals, Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) New code (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51623849.207489
2) In your opinion, how likely is it that the PC(USA) will need a new hymnal by the year 2013? (NEW_HYM)
TOTAL%
1) Very likely8618.9
2) Generally likely10923.9
3) Not too likely16436.0
4) Not at all likely6514.3
5) No opinion183.9
6) More than one response checked143.1
Missing60 
TOTAL456100.0
3) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Newer hymns will have been written and need to be included (WHY_NEW2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36670.9
1) Checked15029.1
TOTAL516100.0
4) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Some hymns should be retired (WHY_NEW3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42382.0
1) Checked9318.0
TOTAL516100.0
5) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Different hymns will be needed to reflect the changing cultural/racial/ethnic composition of the church (WHY_NEW4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37272.1
1) Checked14427.9
TOTAL516100.0
6) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Congregational song preferences will have shifted such that many worshipers will want a different collection of hymns (WHY_NEW5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36170.0
1) Checked15530.0
TOTAL516100.0
7) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Younger worshipers will want more contemporary hymns (WHY_NEW6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33464.7
1) Checked18235.3
TOTAL516100.0
8) [IF "VERY LIKELY" OR "GENERALLY LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely be needed then? Other (specify) (WHY_NEW7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49095.0
1) Checked265.0
TOTAL516100.0
9) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? The Presbyterian Hymnal (1990) will continue to be contemporary long past 2013 (WHY_NO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35568.8
1) Checked16131.2
TOTAL516100.0
10) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? Hymnal supplements will be available for those who want newer hymns (WHY_NO2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38374.2
1) Checked13325.8
TOTAL516100.0
11) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? Fewer congregations will want a denominational hymnal, opting instead to put together their own collections of hymns (WHY_NO3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45488.0
1) Checked6212.0
TOTAL516100.0
12) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? More congregations will project hymns on a screen, and not need a printed hymnal (WHY_NO4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40979.3
1) Checked10720.7
TOTAL516100.0
13) [IF "NOT TOO LIKELY" OR "NOT AT ALL LIKELY" TO NEW_HYM] Why do you think a new hymnal will likely not be needed then? Other (WHY_NO5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48093.0
1) Checked367.0
TOTAL516100.0
14) The Presbyterian Church has published a new hymnal approximately every 20 years. In general, do you think interval is (PUB_NEW)
TOTAL%
1) Too frequent9819.1
2) Not frequent enough438.4
3) About the right length27152.9
4) Not sure10019.5
Missing4 
TOTAL512100.0
15) How important is it to pass on Christian identity to the next generation? (CHRST_ID)
TOTAL%
1) Very essential38274.8
2) Generally important8616.8
3) Important397.6
4) Not very important20.4
6) Don't know20.4
Missing5 
TOTAL511100.0
16) How important is it to pass on Presbyterian identity, as distinct from Christian identity, to the next generation? (PRES_ID)
TOTAL%
1) Very essential8817.3
2) Generally important14929.3
3) Important14428.3
4) Not very important9318.3
5) Not at all important214.1
6) Don't know132.6
Missing8 
TOTAL508100.0
17) A denominational hymnal is an important resource for the formation of Christian identity. (FORM_CHR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14228.1
2) Agree21943.4
3) Neutral or unsure8817.4
4) Disagree5110.1
5) Strongly disagree51.0
Missing11 
TOTAL505100.0
18) A denominational hymnal is an important resource for the formation of denominational identity (FORM_DEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7615.1
2) Agree21242.1
3) Neutral or unsure14829.4
4) Disagree5811.5
5) Strongly disagree102.0
Missing12 
TOTAL504100.0
19) A denominational hymnal should guide the church in its theological thinking and faith formation (GUID_THE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8216.2
2) Agree22243.8
3) Neutral or unsure13226.0
4) Disagree5911.6
5) Strongly disagree122.4
Missing9 
TOTAL507100.0
20) A denominational hymnal should be a reflection of what is currently being sung across the church (REF_SUNG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree489.5
2) Agree25851.1
3) Neutral or unsure13827.3
4) Disagree5210.3
5) Strongly disagree91.8
Missing11 
TOTAL505100.0
21) How interested are you, personally, in the PC(USA) developing a new hymnal to be published in the year 2013? (HYMN_PUB)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested407.9
2) Generally interested12524.8
3) A little interested12925.5
4) Not too interested19638.8
5) No opinion153.0
Missing11 
TOTAL505100.0
22) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in hymns (both words and music) from other countries (HYM_COUN)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested489.5
2) Generally interested9919.7
3) A little interested16733.2
4) Not interested17635.0
5) No opinion132.6
Missing13 
TOTAL503100.0
23) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in contemporary praise choruses (HYM_CONT)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested11022.0
2) Generally interested16733.3
3) A little interested12124.2
4) Not interested9619.2
5) No opinion71.4
Missing15 
TOTAL501100.0
24) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in new liturgical materials (aids to worship) (HYM_LITU)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested7214.7
2) Generally interested18337.3
3) A little interested12325.1
4) Not interested9218.8
5) No opinion204.1
Missing26 
TOTAL490100.0
25) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in gospel music (HYM_GOSP)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested7715.6
2) Generally interested18236.8
3) A little interested13727.7
4) Not interested8717.6
5) No opinion112.2
Missing22 
TOTAL494100.0
26) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in taiz (HYM_TAIZ)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested286.1
2) Generally interested398.5
3) A little interested6313.7
4) Not interested14130.7
5) No opinion18841.0
Missing57 
TOTAL459100.0
27) How interested are you in the church developing hymnal supplements containing hymns/songs in other musical style(s) (HYM_OTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested176.5
2) Generally interested197.2
3) A little interested249.1
4) Not interested7026.6
5) No opinion13350.6
Missing253 
TOTAL263100.0
28) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Creeds or confessions (HYM_CREE)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested19939.3
2) Generally interested17935.4
3) A little interested5811.5
4) Not interested5711.3
5) No opinion132.6
Missing10 
TOTAL506100.0
29) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Liturgy for the Lord's Supper (HYM_SUPP)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested14127.8
2) Generally interested16532.5
3) A little interested9318.3
4) Not interested8917.6
5) No opinion193.7
Missing9 
TOTAL507100.0
30) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Liturgy for baptism (HYM_BAPT)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested12023.8
2) Generally interested16332.3
3) A little interested8917.6
4) Not interested11222.2
5) No opinion214.2
Missing11 
TOTAL505100.0
31) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Liturgy for receiving new members (HYM_NEWM)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested10721.1
2) Generally interested16833.1
3) A little interested8717.2
4) Not interested12123.9
5) No opinion244.7
Missing9 
TOTAL507100.0
32) How interested would you be in a new hymnal including the following liturgical resource (aid to worship)? Liturgy for ordaining/installing elders (HYM_ELDE)
TOTAL%
1) Very interested10721.2
2) Generally interested16432.5
3) A little interested9418.7
4) Not interested11923.6
5) No opinion204.0
Missing12 
TOTAL504100.0
33) Given that the inclusion of liturgical resources would mean less space for hymns in a new hymnal, how many total pages in such a hymnal would you want to be used for liturgical resources? (PAGES)
TOTAL%
0) 326.5
1) 20.4
2) 20.4
3) 30.6
4) 30.6
5) 459.1
6) 30.6
7) 30.6
8) 20.4
10) 6413.0
12) 30.6
13) 10.2
15) 153.0
18) 20.4
20) 326.5
25) 193.9
27) 10.2
30) 153.0
36) 10.2
40) 10.2
50) 255.1
60) 20.4
70) 10.2
75) 20.4
100) 173.5
125) 10.2
150) 10.2
200) 40.8
206) 30.6
225) 20.4
250) 10.2
750) 10.2
999) 18337.2
Missing24 
TOTAL492100.0
34) Does your congregation usually use a hymnal or hymnal supplement in worship? (SUPPLEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45992.9
2) No357.1
Missing22 
TOTAL494100.0
35) [IF "NO" TO SUPPLEM] What resources for congregational singing are used instead? (INSTEAD)
TOTAL%
1) The 1933 Presbyterian Hymnal (green cover)51.0
2) The 1955 Presbyterian Hymnbook (red cover)428.8
3) The 1970 Worship book with hymns (blue cover)132.7
4) The 1990 Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover)33469.9
5) Lift Up Your Hearts10.2
6) Sing the Faith20.4
7) Hymns for the Family of God449.2
8) Other336.9
9) Don't know40.8
Missing38 
TOTAL478100.0
36) How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with this hymnal? (SATISF)
TOTAL%
1) Very satisfied11323.4
2) Satisfied20041.5
3) Both satisfied and dissatisfied13227.4
4) Dissatisfied204.1
5) Very dissatisfied51.0
6) No opinion122.5
Missing34 
TOTAL482100.0
37) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Lift Up Your Hearts (SUPPLE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50798.3
1) Checked91.7
TOTAL516100.0
38) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Sing the Faith (SUPPLE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49095.0
1) Checked265.0
TOTAL516100.0
39) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Hymns We Love to Sing (SUPPLE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51299.2
1) Checked40.8
TOTAL516100.0
40) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Sing a New Creation (SUPPLE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51499.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL516100.0
41) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? The 1933 Presbyterian Hymnal (green cover) (SUPPLE7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51599.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL516100.0
42) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? The 1955 Presbyterian Hymnal (red cover) (SUPPLE8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47992.8
1) Checked377.2
TOTAL516100.0
43) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? The 1970 Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover) (SUPPLE9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51299.2
1) Checked40.8
TOTAL516100.0
44) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? The 1990 Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover) (SUPPLE10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48794.4
1) Checked295.6
TOTAL516100.0
45) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Another denomination's hymnal or supplement (SUPPLE11)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51199.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL516100.0
46) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Other (SUPPLE12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39980.4
1) Checked9719.6
Missing20 
TOTAL496100.0
47) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? No other hymnals used (SUPPLE13)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31961.8
1) Checked19738.2
TOTAL516100.0
48) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Don't know (SUPPLE14)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45788.6
1) Checked5911.4
TOTAL516100.0
49) In addition to that hymnal, what other hymnals or supplements does your congregation use regularly in worship? Praise Choruses (SUPPLE15)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49395.5
1) Checked234.5
TOTAL516100.0
50) Has your congregation purchased a hymnal or hymnal supplement in the last five years? (BUY_5YR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10722.5
2) No32167.4
3) Don't know4810.1
Missing40 
TOTAL476100.0
51) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? The 1955 Presbyterian Hymnbook (red cover) (BUY_5YR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51499.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL516100.0
52) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? The 1990 Presbyterian Hymnal (blue cover) (BUY_5YR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46489.9
1) Checked5210.1
TOTAL516100.0
53) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Lift Up Your Hearts (BUY_5YR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51098.8
1) Checked61.2
TOTAL516100.0
54) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Sing the Faith (BUY_5YR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49295.3
1) Checked244.7
TOTAL516100.0
55) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Hymns We Love to Sing (BUY_5YR6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51499.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL516100.0
56) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Sing A New Creation (BUY_5YR7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51599.8
1) Checked10.2
TOTAL516100.0
57) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Another denomination's hymnal or supplement (BUY_5YR8)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51499.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL516100.0
58) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Other (BUY_5YR9)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50597.9
1) Checked112.1
TOTAL516100.0
59) [IF "YES" TO BUY_5YR] Which ones? Don't know (BUY_YR10)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50297.3
1) Checked142.7
TOTAL516100.0
60) How many worship services does your congregation have on a typical weekend? (SERVICE)
TOTAL%
1) 119140.0
2) 217035.6
3) 39018.8
4) 4142.9
5) 581.7
6) 630.6
8) 810.2
99) 99 or more10.2
Missing38 
TOTAL478100.0
61) How often does worship include congregational singing of a hymn or other song that's not found in any of the hymnals or hymnal supplements the congregation usually uses? (SING)
TOTAL%
1) Every week11927.4
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks5212.0
3) Around once a month6013.8
4) Less than once a month14132.4
5) Never4710.8
6) Don't know163.7
Missing81 
TOTAL435100.0
62) How often does your congregation use the Psalter (sing Psalms) during worship? (PSALTER)
TOTAL%
1) Every week153.5
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks163.7
3) Around once a month266.1
4) Less than once a month10624.7
5) Never19946.4
6) Don't know6715.6
Missing87 
TOTAL429100.0
63) If congregation uses a Psalter, does your congregation use a separate Psalter book or publication in worship? (PSALTER2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes94.3
2) No18889.5
3) Don't know136.2
Missing306 
TOTAL210100.0
64) How often are contemporary praise choruses sung in worship in your congregation? (CHORUS)
TOTAL%
1) Every week13330.7
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks368.3
3) Around once a month378.5
4) Less than once a month10123.3
5) Never8820.3
6) Not familiar with the term225.1
7) Don't know163.7
Missing83 
TOTAL433100.0
65) How often does your congregation use video clips during worship? (VIDEO)
TOTAL%
1) Every week194.5
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks215.0
3) Around once a month204.8
4) Less than once a month12730.4
5) Never22353.3
6) Don't know81.9
Missing98 
TOTAL418100.0
66) How often does your congregation use projections on a screen or wall, using a computer (e.g., PowerPoint)? (PR_COMP)
TOTAL%
1) Every week9221.6
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks61.4
3) Around once a month112.6
4) Less than once a month11126.1
5) Never20046.9
6) Don't know61.4
Missing90 
TOTAL426100.0
67) How often does your congregation use projections on a screen or wall, using overhead transparencies? (PR_OVER)
TOTAL%
1) Every week204.9
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks51.2
3) Around once a month51.2
4) Less than once a month11528.1
5) Never25361.9
6) Don't know112.7
Missing107 
TOTAL409100.0
68) How often does your congregation use recorded music/accompaniment tracks? (RECORD)
TOTAL%
1) Every week215.0
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks307.1
3) Around once a month378.7
4) Less than once a month17140.4
5) Never15235.9
6) Don't know122.8
Missing93 
TOTAL423100.0
69) How often does your congregation use MIDI (musical instrument digital interface) (MIDI)
TOTAL%
1) Every week194.5
2) Every 2 or 3 weeks153.6
3) Around once a month204.8
4) Less than once a month9522.7
5) Never20448.7
6) Don't know6615.8
Missing97 
TOTAL419100.0
70) Over the next seven years, do you think your congregation's use of video clips in worship will increase, decrease, or stay about the same? (VIDEO2)
TOTAL%
1) Increase19038.5
2) Decrease102.0
3) Stay about the same21743.9
4) No opinion7715.6
Missing22 
TOTAL494100.0
71) Over the next seven years, do you think your congregation's use of projections on a screen or wall, using a computer (e.g., PowerPoint) in worship will increase, decrease, or stay about the same? (PR_COMP2)
TOTAL%
1) Increase23847.4
2) Decrease122.4
3) Stay about the same18436.7
4) No opinion6813.5
Missing14 
TOTAL502100.0
72) Over the next seven years, do you think your congregation's use of projections on a screen or wall, using overhead transparencies in worship will increase, decrease, or stay about the same? (PR_OVER2)
TOTAL%
1) Increase8918.3
2) Decrease5811.9
3) Stay about the same24750.7
4) No opinion9319.1
Missing29 
TOTAL487100.0
73) Over the next seven years, do you think your congregation's use of MIDI (musical instrument digital interface) in worship will increase, decrease, or stay about the same? (MIDI2)
TOTAL%
1) Increase15331.2
2) Decrease102.0
3) Stay about the same17134.9
4) No opinion15631.8
Missing26 
TOTAL490100.0
74) Does your congregation have a copyright license to reproduce hymns in bulletins, for projection during worship, or for other purposes? (COPYRGH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20641.4
2) No7314.7
3) Don't know21944.0
Missing18 
TOTAL498100.0
75) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) (COPYRGH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43684.7
1) Checked7915.3
Missing1 
TOTAL515100.0
76) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Onelicense.net (COPYRGH3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50898.4
1) Checked81.6
TOTAL516100.0
77) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Oregon Catholic Press (OCP) (COPYRGH4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51499.8
1) Checked10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL515100.0
78) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Oxford University Press (COPYRGH5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51299.2
1) Checked40.8
TOTAL516100.0
79) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Other (specify) (COPYRGH6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50898.4
1) Checked81.6
TOTAL516100.0
80) [IF "YES" TO COPYRGH] What copyright license(s) do you use? Don't know (COPYRGH7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38875.2
1) Checked12824.8
TOTAL516100.0
81) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Adult choir(s) (CHOIR1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked224.3
1) Checked49495.7
TOTAL516100.0
82) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Youth choir(s) (CHOIR2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28555.2
1) Checked23144.8
TOTAL516100.0
83) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Children's choir(s) (CHOIR3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17233.3
1) Checked34466.7
TOTAL516100.0
84) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Praise band/choir(s) (CHOIR4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33564.9
1) Checked18135.1
TOTAL516100.0
85) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Bell choir(s) (CHOIR5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked14027.1
1) Checked37672.9
TOTAL516100.0
86) What choir(s) does your congregation have? Other (CHOIR6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45087.2
1) Checked6612.8
TOTAL516100.0
87) What choir(s) does your congregation have? We don't have any choirs (CHOIR7)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50096.9
1) Checked163.1
TOTAL516100.0
88) How often does worship include hymns from the church's tradition (e.g., "Be thou My Vision"; "A Mighty Fortress") from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (TRADIT)
TOTAL%
1) Every week18443.1
2) Every 2-3 weeks12328.8
3) Around once a month6515.2
4) Less than once a month378.7
5) Never30.7
6) Don't know153.5
Missing89 
TOTAL427100.0
89) How often does your worship include hymns from other countries (e.g., "Lord, You have come to the Lakeshore/T Has Venido a la Orilla"; "Jesu, Jesu, Fill Us With Your Love") from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (COUNTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Every week10.2
2) Every 2-3 weeks389.0
3) Around once a month6916.4
4) Less than once a month19145.4
5) Never9221.9
6) Don't know307.1
Missing95 
TOTAL421100.0
90) How often does worship include African American spirituals (e.g., "Where You There?"; "Lord, I Want to Be a Christian") from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (AFRICAN)
TOTAL%
1) Every week51.2
2) Every 2-3 weeks4911.5
3) Around once a month13732.2
4) Less than once a month19345.3
5) Never245.6
6) Don't know184.2
Missing90 
TOTAL426100.0
91) How often does worship include psalms from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (PSALMS)
TOTAL%
1) Every week123.0
2) Every 2-3 weeks6616.5
3) Around once a month8120.2
4) Less than once a month13232.9
5) Never5012.5
6) Don't know6015.0
Missing115 
TOTAL401100.0
92) How often does worship include "newer" hymns (written approx. 1970-1990; e.g., "God of the Sparrow"; "Here I am, Lord") from the Presbyterian Hymnal (1990)? (NEWER)
TOTAL%
1) Every week317.3
2) Every 2-3 weeks15235.7
3) Around once a month12429.1
4) Less than once a month9221.6
5) Never51.2
6) Don't know225.2
Missing90 
TOTAL426100.0
93) How often does worship include hymns from the church's tradition from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (TRADIT2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week6615.7
2) Every 2-3 weeks348.1
3) Around once a month5914.0
4) Less than once a month11226.6
5) Never9221.9
6) Don't know5813.8
Missing95 
TOTAL421100.0
94) How often does your worship include hymns from other countries from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (COUNTRY2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week10.2
2) Every 2-3 weeks133.2
3) Around once a month317.6
4) Less than once a month14034.5
5) Never14936.7
6) Don't know7217.7
Missing110 
TOTAL406100.0
95) How often does worship include African American spirituals from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (AFRICAN2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week30.7
2) Every 2-3 weeks215.1
3) Around once a month5413.1
4) Less than once a month15437.3
5) Never12229.5
6) Don't know5914.3
Missing103 
TOTAL413100.0
96) How often does worship include psalms from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (PSALMS2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week30.7
2) Every 2-3 weeks286.9
3) Around once a month4410.8
4) Less than once a month12230.0
5) Never12330.2
6) Don't know8721.4
Missing109 
TOTAL407100.0
97) How often does worship include "newer" hymns from a different hymnal, hymnal supplement, or other source? (NEWER2)
TOTAL%
1) Every week378.8
2) Every 2-3 weeks5914.0
3) Around once a month7016.6
4) Less than once a month12028.4
5) Never7517.8
6) Don't know6114.5
Missing94 
TOTAL422100.0
98) In the last year, have you sung in a church choir during worship in your congregation? (SUNG_WOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly9719.5
2) Yes, occasionally142.8
3) Yes, once or twice193.8
4) No36773.8
Missing19 
TOTAL497100.0
99) In the last year, have you played a musical instrument during worship in your congregation? (MUSIC_IN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, regularly214.2
2) Yes, occasionally275.4
3) Yes, once or twice142.8
4) No43587.5
Missing19 
TOTAL497100.0
100) Does your congregation have a choir director? (DIRECT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47495.0
2) No255.0
Missing17 
TOTAL499100.0
101) [IF "YES" TO DIRECT] Is this person paid or volunteer? (DIRECT2)
TOTAL%
1) Paid44794.9
2) Volunteer224.7
3) Don't know20.4
Missing45 
TOTAL471100.0
102) [IF "YES" TO DIRECT] Does this person work full-time or part-time? (DIRECT3)
TOTAL%
1) Full time (35 or more hours per week), all spent as choir director12025.8
2) Full time, but only some of that time is spent as choir director377.9
3) Part time, but only some of that time is spent as choir director7015.0
4) Part time, all spent as choir director22347.9
5) Don't know163.4
Missing50 
TOTAL466100.0
103) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
2) Elders516100.0
TOTAL516100.0
104) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper42181.6
2) Web9518.4
TOTAL516100.0
105) Identification Number (ID)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5163849.207489
106) Years been a member of congregation (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51021.46116
107) Months been a member of congregation (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
6) 61100.0
Missing515 
TOTAL1100.0
108) Miles live away from congregation (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) 377.3
1) 6512.7
2) 8216.1
3) 5911.6
4) 428.2
5) 5911.6
6) 234.5
7) 305.9
8) 265.1
9) 81.6
10) 305.9
11) 30.6
12) 102.0
13) 20.4
14) 30.6
15) 112.2
17) 10.2
18) 10.2
20) 91.8
25) 51.0
26) 10.2
32) 10.2
38) 10.2
75) 10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL510100.0
109) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50497.7
1) Checked122.3
TOTAL516100.0
110) Approximate number of members (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL481783.297903
111) Ever been ordained as elder (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51499.8
2) No10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL515100.0
112) If yes, currently serving? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47395.4
2) No234.6
Missing20 
TOTAL496100.0
113) Ever been ordained as deacon? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21843.0
2) No28957.0
Missing9 
TOTAL507100.0
114) If yes, currently serving? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41.6
2) No24898.4
Missing264 
TOTAL252100.0
115) Position: Chair of committee (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26150.6
1) Checked25549.4
TOTAL516100.0
116) Position: Member of congregation committee (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25549.4
1) Checked26150.6
TOTAL516100.0
117) Position: Member presby-synod-GA committee (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46389.7
1) Checked5310.3
TOTAL516100.0
118) Position: Officer of group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45387.8
1) Checked6312.2
TOTAL516100.0
119) Position: Member men-women-youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36570.7
1) Checked15129.3
TOTAL516100.0
120) Position: Organist-choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50898.4
1) Checked81.6
TOTAL516100.0
121) Position: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41881.0
1) Checked9819.0
TOTAL516100.0
122) Position: Church school teacher (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37773.1
1) Checked13926.9
TOTAL516100.0
123) Position: Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37372.3
1) Checked14327.7
TOTAL516100.0
124) Frequency attend Sunday worship (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.2
2) Less than once a year10.2
3) Once-twice a year10.2
4) Several times a year10.2
5) Once a month40.8
6) 2-3 times a month305.8
7) Nearly every week25750.0
8) Every week21942.6
Missing2 
TOTAL514100.0
125) Hours: Attended events at church (HREVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours132.5
2) 1-2 Hours5711.1
3) 3-5 Hours15530.1
4) 6-10 Hours16331.7
5) 11-20 Hours9318.1
6) More than 20 Hours346.6
Missing1 
TOTAL515100.0
126) Hours: Given volunteer time (HRVOLUNT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours112.1
2) 1-2 Hours8516.6
3) 3-5 Hours15329.8
4) 6-10 Hours15029.2
5) 11-20 Hours7614.8
6) More than 20 Hours387.4
Missing3 
TOTAL513100.0
127) Hours: Participated other religious events (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours21041.2
2) 1-2 Hours13326.1
3) 3-5 Hours11021.6
4) 6-10 Hours316.1
5) 11-20 Hours152.9
6) More than 20 Hours112.2
Missing6 
TOTAL510100.0
128) Hours: Given community volunteer time (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours15129.5
2) 1-2 Hours12724.9
3) 3-5 Hours11923.3
4) 6-10 Hours6412.5
5) 11-20 Hours336.5
6) More than 20 Hours173.3
Missing5 
TOTAL511100.0
129) Frequency: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily13125.9
2) Several times a week10120.0
3) Weekly6512.8
4) Several times a month8015.8
5) Once a month295.7
6) Several times a year6312.5
7) Once a year or less244.7
8) Never132.6
Missing10 
TOTAL506100.0
130) Frequency: Read Bible with family-friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily81.6
2) Several times a week306.2
3) Weekly11122.8
4) Several times a month5711.7
5) Once a month387.8
6) Several times a year7715.8
7) Once a year or less6012.3
8) Never10521.6
Missing30 
TOTAL486100.0
131) Frequency: Attend Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily40.8
2) Several times a week142.9
3) Weekly13828.2
4) Several times a month6012.3
5) Once a month418.4
6) Several times a year489.8
7) Once a year or less6012.3
8) Never12425.4
Missing27 
TOTAL489100.0
132) Frequency: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily37875.1
2) Several times a week7815.5
3) Weekly142.8
4) Several times a month214.2
5) Once a month51.0
6) Several times a year61.2
7) Once a year or less10.2
Missing13 
TOTAL503100.0
133) Frequency: Pray with family-friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily12926.0
2) Several times a week7615.3
3) Weekly9318.7
4) Several times a month6713.5
5) Once a month234.6
6) Several times a year5911.9
7) Once a year or less122.4
8) Never387.6
Missing19 
TOTAL497100.0
134) Frequency: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily40.8
2) Several times a week51.1
3) Weekly5110.7
4) Several times a month255.3
5) Once a month326.7
6) Several times a year5712.0
7) Once a year or less7415.5
8) Never22847.9
Missing40 
TOTAL476100.0
135) Belong to any other churches before? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes42784.1
2) No8015.7
3) Not sure10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL508100.0
136) Religious denomination raised in (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist4610.5
2) Disciples of Christ40.9
3) Episcopal133.0
4) Lutheran245.5
5) Methodist6114.0
6) Presbyterian20446.7
7) Other Presbyterian51.1
8) Reformed71.6
9) Roman Catholic225.0
10) UCC184.1
11) Independent- Nondenominational143.2
12) Other194.3
Missing79 
TOTAL437100.0
137) Religious denomination raised in (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist5510.7
2) Disciples of Christ71.4
3) Episcopal142.7
4) Lutheran326.2
5) Methodist7013.6
6) Presbyterian22343.3
7) Other Presbyterian61.2
8) Reformed142.7
9) Roman Catholic336.4
10) UCC71.4
11) Independent- Nondenominational122.3
12) None132.5
13) Other295.6
Missing1 
TOTAL515100.0
138) Age when first began attending a PCUSA? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51218.22116
139) Describe your stand on theological issues (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative356.9
2) Conservative18436.1
3) Moderate19538.3
4) Liberal7715.1
5) Very liberal183.5
Missing7 
TOTAL509100.0
140) Ever encouraged someone to accept Jesus? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38274.5
2) No13125.5
Missing3 
TOTAL513100.0
141) Ever had a conversion experience? (EXPERIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26451.7
2) No24748.3
Missing5 
TOTAL511100.0
142) Describe your view of the Bible (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word7815.4
2) Word of God interpreted in context22945.3
3) Word of God interpreted in context and church teachings16833.2
4) Contains Gods word to us234.5
5) A valuable book51.0
7) Don't know30.6
Missing10 
TOTAL506100.0
143) Opinion of account of Creation in Genesis (GENESIS)
TOTAL%
1) Literally true316.3
2) True account of how God created the world31162.7
3) Reflects human feelings re how world might been created15431.0
Missing20 
TOTAL496100.0
144) Individual should arrive at own beliefs (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree356.9
2) Agree11723.2
3) Not sure469.1
4) Disagree21843.2
5) Strongly disagree8917.6
Missing11 
TOTAL505100.0
145) All different religions equally good (EQUALLY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree203.9
2) Agree10220.1
3) Not sure6813.4
4) Disagree14528.5
5) Strongly disagree17334.1
Missing8 
TOTAL508100.0
146) There is life beyond death (LIFE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36372.0
2) Agree10320.4
3) Not sure326.3
4) Disagree51.0
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing12 
TOTAL504100.0
147) Only absolute truth for humankind is Jesus (TRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree24748.6
2) Agree12224.0
3) Not sure6512.8
4) Disagree5811.4
5) Strongly disagree163.1
Missing8 
TOTAL508100.0
148) Jesus will return to Earth someday (EARTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26452.0
2) Agree12224.0
3) Not sure10019.7
4) Disagree173.3
5) Strongly disagree51.0
Missing8 
TOTAL508100.0
149) Only followers of Jesus can be saved (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16032.0
2) Agree7815.6
3) Not sure11222.4
4) Disagree10621.2
5) Strongly disagree448.8
Missing16 
TOTAL500100.0
150) Important to share faith with others (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23246.0
2) Agree23947.4
3) Not sure163.2
4) Disagree173.4
Missing12 
TOTAL504100.0
151) The devil really exists (DEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21943.3
2) Agree14127.9
3) Not sure9017.8
4) Disagree438.5
5) Strongly disagree132.6
Missing10 
TOTAL506100.0
152) Jesus was born of a virgin (VIRGIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26652.6
2) Agree15129.8
3) Not sure7013.8
4) Disagree132.6
5) Strongly disagree61.2
Missing10 
TOTAL506100.0
153) We should respect other world religions (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree5611.2
2) Agree15230.3
3) Not sure10019.9
4) Disagree13426.7
5) Strongly disagree6012.0
Missing14 
TOTAL502100.0
154) There is a heaven (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree33765.9
2) Agree13426.2
3) Not sure295.7
4) Disagree71.4
5) Strongly disagree40.8
Missing5 
TOTAL511100.0
155) There is a hell (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26852.4
2) Agree11522.5
3) Not sure10119.8
4) Disagree183.5
5) Strongly disagree91.8
Missing5 
TOTAL511100.0
156) Sex (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female25850.3
2) Male25549.7
Missing3 
TOTAL513100.0
157) Age (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL51158.23712
158) Describe the place in which you live (LIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Open country5711.1
2) Farm214.1
3) Small city-town13827.0
4) Medium city7614.8
5) Suburb near medium city458.8
6) Large city6312.3
7) Suburb near large city11221.9
Missing4 
TOTAL512100.0
159) Present marital status (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married42884.1
2) Not married8115.9
Missing7 
TOTAL509100.0
160) If not married- ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2630.6
2) Yes, now widowed3844.7
3) Yes, now divorced1922.4
4) Yes, both widowed- divorced22.4
Missing431 
TOTAL85100.0
161) Ever had previous marriage? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No34481.1
2) Yes, was widowed40.9
3) Yes, was divorced7217.0
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced40.9
Missing92 
TOTAL424100.0
162) Faith spouse raised in (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist6214.6
2) Disciples of Christ153.5
3) Episcopal184.2
4) Lutheran235.4
5) Methodist6615.5
6) Presbyterian Church13231.1
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed40.9
9) Roman Catholic368.5
10) UCC133.1
11) Non-denominational40.9
12) None112.6
13) Other409.4
Missing91 
TOTAL425100.0
163) Faith spouse currently in (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
3) Episcopal10.2
4) Lutheran10.2
5) Methodist20.5
6) Presbyterian Church37491.2
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic112.7
12) None133.2
13) Other61.5
Missing106 
TOTAL410100.0
164) Frequency spouse attends worship at your congregation (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never123.2
2) Less than once a year30.8
3) About once-twice a year102.7
4) Several times a year236.2
5) About once a month123.2
6) 2-3 times a month3910.5
7) Nearly every week15541.7
8) Every week11831.7
Missing144 
TOTAL372100.0
165) Frequency spouse attends worship at another congregation (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never3740.2
2) Less than once a year88.7
3) About once-twice a year1415.2
4) Several times a year1516.3
5) About once a month66.5
6) 2-3 times a month33.3
7) Nearly every week11.1
8) Every week88.7
Missing424 
TOTAL92100.0
166) Employment status: Full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34366.5
1) Checked17333.5
TOTAL516100.0
167) Employment status: Part-employed (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45187.4
1) Checked6512.6
TOTAL516100.0
168) Employment status: Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47391.7
1) Checked438.3
TOTAL516100.0
169) Employment status: Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51399.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL516100.0
170) Employment status: Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34366.5
1) Checked17333.5
TOTAL516100.0
171) Employment status: Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47291.5
1) Checked448.5
TOTAL516100.0
172) Employment status: Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51199.0
1) Checked51.0
TOTAL516100.0
173) Employment status: Other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50998.6
1) Checked71.4
TOTAL516100.0
174) Spouse employ: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36771.1
1) Checked14928.9
TOTAL516100.0
175) Spouse employ: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47491.9
1) Checked428.1
TOTAL516100.0
176) Spouse employ: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48894.6
1) Checked285.4
TOTAL516100.0
177) Spouse employ: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51399.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL516100.0
178) Spouse employ: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40879.1
1) Checked10820.9
TOTAL516100.0
179) Spouse employ: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46189.3
1) Checked5510.7
TOTAL516100.0
180) Spouse employ: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51499.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL516100.0
181) Spouse employ: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51499.6
1) Checked20.4
TOTAL516100.0
182) Indicate average hours worked per week (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 164.7
1) 20.6
2) 10.3
3) 10.3
4) 20.6
5) 30.9
6) 20.6
7) 10.3
8) 30.9
9) 10.3
10) 51.5
12) 61.8
15) 82.4
16) 30.9
18) 20.6
20) 133.8
21) 10.3
22) 30.9
24) 30.9
25) 82.4
26) 10.3
27) 10.3
28) 30.9
30) 144.1
32) 30.9
35) 72.1
38) 30.9
40) 7722.6
42) 41.2
43) 20.6
44) 10.3
45) 3610.6
46) 41.2
47) 30.9
48) 51.5
49) 20.6
50) 4312.6
52) 20.6
53) 20.6
55) 123.5
56) 20.6
57) 10.3
60) 236.8
65) 10.3
70) 20.6
80) 20.6
Missing176 
TOTAL340100.0
183) Average hours spouse worked per week (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 155.6
2) 20.7
5) 10.4
7) 10.4
8) 20.7
10) 62.2
11) 10.4
12) 41.5
15) 31.1
16) 10.4
18) 10.4
20) 207.4
24) 51.9
25) 62.2
26) 10.4
30) 145.2
32) 20.7
34) 10.4
35) 83.0
38) 20.7
40) 7226.7
42) 20.7
44) 20.7
45) 197.0
46) 10.4
48) 20.7
50) 4315.9
53) 10.4
55) 93.3
60) 145.2
67) 20.7
70) 41.5
75) 10.4
80) 20.7
Missing246 
TOTAL270100.0
184) Highest level of education completed (EDU)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school10.2
4) High school diploma388.3
5) Some college7817.0
6) Graduated from college12326.8
7) Some graduate work7115.5
8) Graduate degree14832.2
Missing57 
TOTAL459100.0
185) Spouse's highest level of education completed (SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years10.3
3) Some high school51.3
4) High school diploma5013.1
5) Some college7319.2
6) Graduated from college10627.8
7) Some graduate work4912.9
8) Graduate degree9725.5
Missing135 
TOTAL381100.0
186) Number of children you had (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None5510.8
1) 1509.8
2) 222143.2
3) 312123.7
4) 4448.6
5) 5112.2
6) 640.8
7) 720.4
8) 830.6
Missing5 
TOTAL511100.0
187) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) Live alone6111.8
2) Two of us30258.6
3) Three of us6212.0
4) Four of us6312.2
5) Five of us244.7
6) Six of us10.2
7) Seven or more of us10.2
8) Not applicable10.2
Missing1 
TOTAL515100.0
188) Number aged under 6 years (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None13086.7
1) 1138.7
2) 274.7
Missing366 
TOTAL150100.0
189) Number aged 6-12 years (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None12063.8
1) 14322.9
2) 22211.7
3) 331.6
Missing328 
TOTAL188100.0
190) Number aged 13-17 years (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None12163.4
1) 15528.8
2) 2147.3
3) 310.5
Missing325 
TOTAL191100.0
191) Number aged 18-24 years (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None12679.7
1) 12717.1
2) 242.5
4) 410.6
Missing358 
TOTAL158100.0
192) Number aged 25-older (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None122.4
1) 16112.2
2) 239579.0
3) 3265.2
4) 451.0
5) 510.2
Missing16 
TOTAL500100.0
193) Describe all people in the household (PEOPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Single adult5711.3
2) Single parent132.6
3) Married- no kids27854.9
4) Married with kids13827.3
5) Some other arrangement204.0
Missing10 
TOTAL506100.0
194) Describe your political party (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat14628.7
2) Independent9318.3
3) Republican26351.8
4) Other61.2
Missing8 
TOTAL508100.0
195) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often28154.7
2) Few times a week10921.2
3) Once a week152.9
4) Less than weekly418.0
5) Never6813.2
Missing2 
TOTAL514100.0
196) How often do you send-receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often29156.6
2) Few times a week10320.0
3) Once a week142.7
4) Less than weekly407.8
5) Never6612.8
Missing2 
TOTAL514100.0
197) Race: White (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked183.5
1) Checked49896.5
TOTAL516100.0
198) Race: Black (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50798.3
1) Checked91.7
TOTAL516100.0
199) Race: Asian (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51399.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL516100.0
200) Race: Hispanic (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51399.4
1) Checked30.6
TOTAL516100.0
201) Describe total family income (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00010.2
2) $10,000- $14,99930.6
3) $15,000- $19,99951.0
4) $20,000- $29,999306.2
5) $30,000- $39,999336.8
6) $40,000- $49,999367.5
7) $50,000- $59,999408.3
8) $60,000- $69,999459.3
9) $70,000- $79,9995511.4
10) $80,000- $89,999367.5
11) $90,000- $99,999336.8
12) $100,000- $124,9996613.7
13) $125,000- $149,999265.4
14) $150,000- more7315.1
Missing34 
TOTAL482100.0
202) Anyone in household fill out a pledge card? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes45688.7
2) No5811.3
Missing2 
TOTAL514100.0
203) Did you contribute to your congregation? (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes512100.0
Missing4 
TOTAL512100.0
204) Amount contribute: regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4606305.5346628
205) Did you contribute to a special capital campaign? (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26453.3
2) No23146.7
Missing21 
TOTAL495100.0
206) Amount contribute: special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24820731.161131320
207) Did you contribute to a special appeal? (SPECIALA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44487.9
2) No6112.1
Missing11 
TOTAL505100.0
208) Amount contribute: special appeal?\ (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL40110310.78899470
209) Did you contribute to all religious causes (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes25752.8
2) No23047.2
Missing29 
TOTAL487100.0
210) Amount contribute: all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24013729.979111277
211) Did you contribute to non-religious causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes47493.9
2) No316.1
Missing11 
TOTAL505100.0
212) Amount contributed: non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL43310543.99889449
213) Survey Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper46089.1
2) Web5610.9
TOTAL516100.0
214) State (STATE)
215) Total Members (TOTMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL516754.624834
216) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast10019.4
2) Midwest14928.9
3) South20139.0
4) West6612.8
TOTAL516100.0
217) I-AGE: Age (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40244.7
2) 40-499819.2
3) 50-6422143.2
4) 65+16832.9
Missing5 
TOTAL511100.0
218) I-SEX: Sex (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female25850.3
2) Male25549.7
Missing3 
TOTAL513100.0
219) I-INCOME: Describe total family income (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $20,00091.9
2) $20,000- $49,9999920.5
3) $50,000- $99,99920943.4
4) $100,000+16534.2
Missing34 
TOTAL482100.0
220) I-PARTYID: Describe your political party (for use with online analysis) (I-PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat14628.7
2) Independent9318.3
3) Republican26351.8
4) Other61.2
Missing8 
TOTAL508100.0
221) I-EDUC: Highest level of education completed (for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
3) Some high school10.2
4) High school diploma388.3
5) Some college7817.0
6) Graduated from college12326.8
7) Some graduate work7115.5
8) Graduate degree14832.2
Missing57 
TOTAL459100.0