Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2005 - The Social Creed, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL61836102.152625
2) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: Biblical teachings about the tithe (BIBLETCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential26843.6
2) Influential20132.7
3) Somewhat influential9615.6
4) Only a little influential365.9
5) Not influential132.1
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
3) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: Jesus' teachings (JESUSTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential40365.6
2) Influential18129.5
3) Somewhat influential254.1
4) Only a little influential40.7
5) Not influential10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
4) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: The church (CHURCH1)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential17628.9
2) Influential28546.7
3) Somewhat influential11418.7
4) Only a little influential233.8
5) Not influential122.0
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
5) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: My parents (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential19031.5
2) Influential19131.6
3) Somewhat influential11619.2
4) Only a little influential569.3
5) Not influential518.4
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
6) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: My spouse (SPOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential19936.6
2) Influential19836.4
3) Somewhat influential7213.2
4) Only a little influential427.7
5) Not influential336.1
Missing74 
TOTAL544100.0
7) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: My current employer (if applicable) (CREMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential459.1
2) Influential11122.4
3) Somewhat influential12024.2
4) Only a little influential7014.1
5) Not influential14930.1
Missing123 
TOTAL495100.0
8) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: My previous employer(s) (if retired) (PREMPLOY)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential165.3
2) Influential3511.6
3) Somewhat influential5116.8
4) Only a little influential5116.8
5) Not influential15049.5
Missing315 
TOTAL303100.0
9) If a specific Bible verse or verses have been important in guiding your financial and economic life, please list it/them here. (VERSE)
TOTAL%
1) One Bible passage written in14861.4
2) Two Bible passages3614.9
3) Three Bible passages2811.6
4) Four Bible passages156.2
5) Five Bible passages52.1
6) Six or more Bible passages62.5
9) Other comment31.2
Missing377 
TOTAL241100.0
10) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: As Creator, God is ultimate owner of all creation, so that humans are stewards of the environment overall and of our own resources. (CREATE1)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely48378.5
2) Closely10517.1
3) Somewhat closely223.6
4) Not closely at all30.5
5) No opinion20.3
Missing3 
TOTAL615100.0
11) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Each individual has a vocation or a calling to use his/her abilities for the common good. (COMNGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely46275.2
2) Closely12720.7
3) Somewhat closely193.1
4) Not closely at all40.7
5) No opinion20.3
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
12) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Some occupations (crime, torture, terrorism) cannot be justifiable vocations. (JUSTIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely36058.7
2) Closely15024.5
3) Somewhat closely437.0
4) Not closely at all426.9
5) No opinion182.9
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
13) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Government must provide for common welfare as much as to the common defense. (WELFARE)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely25341.3
2) Closely17528.6
3) Somewhat closely13421.9
4) Not closely at all437.0
5) No opinion71.1
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
14) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Each society is judged on the conditions of it poorest, the "widows and orphans" and "strangers and sojourners." (POOREST)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely33153.9
2) Closely15825.7
3) Somewhat closely8914.5
4) Not closely at all274.4
5) No opinion91.5
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
15) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Public education should be provided to all citizens. (PUBEDUCT)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely34856.8
2) Closely17829.0
3) Somewhat closely477.7
4) Not closely at all284.6
5) No opinion122.0
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
16) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Children are a blessing from God and require particular protections, including limits on their participation in the workforce. (CHILD1)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely34756.9
2) Closely19832.5
3) Somewhat closely477.7
4) Not closely at all122.0
5) No opinion61.0
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
17) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: The Sabbath is a day of rest and all people need some time (at least one day per week) for leisure, relaxation, prayer and worship. (SABBATH)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely33554.6
2) Closely14824.1
3) Somewhat closely8413.7
4) Not closely at all437.0
5) No opinion30.5
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
18) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Sharing God's image is the basis for human equality, so that people have equal rights and equal opportunities under the law. (EQUALITY)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely35257.3
2) Closely16426.7
3) Somewhat closely7512.2
4) Not closely at all162.6
5) No opinion71.1
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
19) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Since "Judgment begins in the house of God," the church must set an example for fair treatment of employees and ethical investments of its monies. (FAIRCHRH)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely32853.7
2) Closely17729.0
3) Somewhat closely7912.9
4) Not closely at all233.8
5) No opinion40.7
Missing7 
TOTAL611100.0
20) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: As Creator, God is ultimate owner of all creation, so that humans are stewards of the environment overall and of our own resources. (CREATE2)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely20533.4
2) Closely15625.4
3) Somewhat closely16627.1
4) Not closely at all6911.3
5) No opinion172.8
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
21) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Each person is entitled to a decent level of family life, sustained by a wage sufficient for one a single parent to support a family. (FAIRWAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely7612.6
2) Closely13522.4
3) Somewhat closely20033.1
4) Not closely at all11218.5
5) No opinion8113.4
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
22) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Fairly regulated markets are the most efficient distribution mechanisms of goods and services, and efficiency is a virtue. (FAIRMRKT)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely9916.3
2) Closely17128.2
3) Somewhat closely18430.3
4) Not closely at all12720.9
5) No opinion264.3
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
23) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Work is necessary for all people and laziness is a form of theft. (WORKGOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely14624.1
2) Closely18230.0
3) Somewhat closely16427.1
4) Not closely at all7412.2
5) No opinion406.6
Missing12 
TOTAL606100.0
24) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Progressive taxation reflects the biblical principle of greater obligation on those with greater capacity (GREATOBL)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely20133.0
2) Closely19231.5
3) Somewhat closely13722.5
4) Not closely at all599.7
5) No opinion203.3
Missing9 
TOTAL609100.0
25) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Gambling, as an unproductive celebration of chance rather than an honoring of work and God's providential purpose, is to be discouraged (GAMBLING)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely15525.6
2) Closely20233.4
3) Somewhat closely14123.3
4) Not closely at all8313.7
5) No opinion244.0
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
26) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Profit from the production of materials for war must be strictly regulated, for the protection of soldiers and civilians, and to encourage more peaceful and productive enterprises ("swords into plowshares") (PROFITWR)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely22236.5
2) Closely20133.1
3) Somewhat closely9916.3
4) Not closely at all6911.3
5) No opinion172.8
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
27) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Advertising based in appeals to vanity and want, as opposed to basic needs, distracts us from prayerful focus on human relationships and the idea of having "enough" (ENOUGH)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely9014.9
2) Closely15024.8
3) Somewhat closely16026.4
4) Not closely at all15225.1
5) No opinion538.8
Missing13 
TOTAL605100.0
28) How closely do you think each of the following statements reflect our Presbyterian teaching and practices: Competition can lead to great inequality and thus must be balanced by democratically determined forms of re-distribution (whether or not these lead to greater economic demand and greater growth) (REDISTRB)
TOTAL%
1) Very closely19833.4
2) Closely27546.4
3) Somewhat closely12020.2
Missing25 
TOTAL593100.0
29) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations serve their employees well (SERVEEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies54491.0
2) Generally does not apply233.8
3) No opinion315.2
Missing20 
TOTAL598100.0
30) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations exercise tremendous power (POWER)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies6611.1
2) Generally does not apply47178.9
3) No opinion6010.1
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
31) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations will behave responsibly whether or not bound by laws (RESPNSBL)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies20734.9
2) Generally does not apply28548.1
3) No opinion10117.0
Missing25 
TOTAL593100.0
32) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations serve American society well (USSOCIET)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies42571.7
2) Generally does not apply9415.9
3) No opinion7412.5
Missing25 
TOTAL593100.0
33) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations manipulate government(s) (MANGOVNT)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies579.6
2) Generally does not apply45576.5
3) No opinion8313.9
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
34) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations foster equality among Americans (EQUALUS)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies15425.9
2) Generally does not apply36060.5
3) No opinion8113.6
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
35) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations help less developed countries (HELPLESS)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies16327.5
2) Generally does not apply30551.4
3) No opinion12521.1
Missing25 
TOTAL593100.0
36) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations create a better future for the world (BETTERFU)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies38865.2
2) Generally does not apply11218.8
3) No opinion9516.0
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
37) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations are secretive about many of their activities (SECRETIV)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies32554.6
2) Generally does not apply15926.7
3) No opinion11118.7
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
38) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations are misunderstood by the public (MISUNDER)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies467.7
2) Generally does not apply45275.8
3) No opinion9816.4
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
39) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations are overly regulated by the government (OVERREGL)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies518.6
2) Generally does not apply43773.3
3) No opinion10818.1
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
40) Granting that there are difference among international corporations, please indicate whether you feel each of the phrases listed below generally applies or generally does not apply to international corporation when viewed as a group: International corporations are generous with their profits (GENEROUS)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies37362.4
2) Generally does not apply14624.4
3) No opinion7913.2
Missing20 
TOTAL598100.0
41) Granting that there are differences among labor unions (especially private and public sector), do you think each of the images below generally applies or generally does not apply to such organized groups of employees when viewed as a whole: Labor unions serve their member well (SERVEMEM)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies34658.0
2) Generally does not apply20233.8
3) No opinion498.2
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
42) Granting that there are differences among labor unions (especially private and public sector), do you think each of the images below generally applies or generally does not apply to such organized groups of employees when viewed as a whole: Labor unions exercise tremendous power (LUPOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies8414.1
2) Generally does not apply42871.8
3) No opinion8414.1
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
43) Granting that there are differences among labor unions (especially private and public sector), do you think each of the images below generally applies or generally does not apply to such organized groups of employees when viewed as a whole: Labor unions will behave responsibly whether or not bound by laws (LUREPONS)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies33756.9
2) Generally does not apply17529.6
3) No opinion8013.5
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
44) Granting that there are differences among labor unions (especially private and public sector), do you think each of the images below generally applies or generally does not apply to such organized groups of employees when viewed as a whole: Labor unions serve American society well (LUSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies26945.3
2) Generally does not apply24841.8
3) No opinion7713.0
Missing24 
TOTAL594100.0
45) Granting that there are differences among labor unions (especially private and public sector), do you think each of the images below generally applies or generally does not apply to such organized groups of employees when viewed as a whole: Labor unions manipulate government(s) (LUGOVERN)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies29750.1
2) Generally does not apply21636.4
3) No opinion8013.5
Missing25 
TOTAL593100.0
46) Granting that there are differences among labor unions (especially private and public sector), do you think each of the images below generally applies or generally does not apply to such organized groups of employees when viewed as a whole: Labor unions foster equality among Americans (LUEQUALT)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies21636.3
2) Generally does not apply29749.9
3) No opinion8213.8
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
47) Granting that there are differences among labor unions (especially private and public sector), do you think each of the images below generally applies or generally does not apply to such organized groups of employees when viewed as a whole: Labor unions impede efficiency and competitiveness (EFICIENT)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies40668.5
2) Generally does not apply12320.7
3) No opinion6410.8
Missing25 
TOTAL593100.0
48) Granting that there are differences among labor unions (especially private and public sector), do you think each of the images below generally applies or generally does not apply to such organized groups of employees when viewed as a whole: Labor unions are at a disadvantage in relation to corporate power and secrecy (DISADVAN)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies31853.4
2) Generally does not apply17729.7
3) No opinion10016.8
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
49) Granting that there are differences among labor unions (especially private and public sector), do you think each of the images below generally applies or generally does not apply to such organized groups of employees when viewed as a whole: Labor unions are misunderstood by the public (LUMISUND)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies34457.7
2) Generally does not apply15826.5
3) No opinion9415.8
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
50) Economic and business decisions are complex, so that ethical issues are not always clear and some consequences are unintended. Nevertheless, for each of the following, indicate whether you feel it should be considered an ethical matter in the decisions made by government and business: Workers' safety and health (SAFETY)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question53990.9
2) Probably an ethical question416.9
3) Probably not an ethical question50.8
4) Definitely not an ethical question20.3
5) No opinion61.0
Missing25 
TOTAL593100.0
51) Economic and business decisions are complex, so that ethical issues are not always clear and some consequences are unintended. Nevertheless, for each of the following, indicate whether you feel it should be considered an ethical matter in the decisions made by government and business: Substandard salaries paid to unskilled or semi-skilled workers (SUBSALRY)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question42772.3
2) Probably an ethical question11519.5
3) Probably not an ethical question335.6
4) Definitely not an ethical question50.8
5) No opinion111.9
Missing27 
TOTAL591100.0
52) Economic and business decisions are complex, so that ethical issues are not always clear and some consequences are unintended. Nevertheless, for each of the following, indicate whether you feel it should be considered an ethical matter in the decisions made by government and business: Plant relocations to other parts of the country (RELOCATE)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question16628.0
2) Probably an ethical question22638.2
3) Probably not an ethical question15125.5
4) Definitely not an ethical question335.6
5) No opinion162.7
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
53) Economic and business decisions are complex, so that ethical issues are not always clear and some consequences are unintended. Nevertheless, for each of the following, indicate whether you feel it should be considered an ethical matter in the decisions made by government and business: Plant relocations to other parts of the world (OCOUNTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question22638.4
2) Probably an ethical question21837.1
3) Probably not an ethical question10918.5
4) Definitely not an ethical question223.7
5) No opinion132.2
Missing30 
TOTAL588100.0
54) Economic and business decisions are complex, so that ethical issues are not always clear and some consequences are unintended. Nevertheless, for each of the following, indicate whether you feel it should be considered an ethical matter in the decisions made by government and business: Protecting the environment (ENVRMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question51186.3
2) Probably an ethical question6110.3
3) Probably not an ethical question91.5
4) Definitely not an ethical question40.7
5) No opinion71.2
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
55) Economic and business decisions are complex, so that ethical issues are not always clear and some consequences are unintended. Nevertheless, for each of the following, indicate whether you feel it should be considered an ethical matter in the decisions made by government and business: Improving products (PRODUCT)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question14825.2
2) Probably an ethical question21236.1
3) Probably not an ethical question18130.8
4) Definitely not an ethical question356.0
5) No opinion122.0
Missing30 
TOTAL588100.0
56) Economic and business decisions are complex, so that ethical issues are not always clear and some consequences are unintended. Nevertheless, for each of the following, indicate whether you feel it should be considered an ethical matter in the decisions made by government and business: Providing benefits (in addition to jobs) to communities (BENEFITS)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question27947.2
2) Probably an ethical question22037.2
3) Probably not an ethical question7512.7
4) Definitely not an ethical question61.0
5) No opinion111.9
Missing27 
TOTAL591100.0
57) Economic and business decisions are complex, so that ethical issues are not always clear and some consequences are unintended. Nevertheless, for each of the following, indicate whether you feel it should be considered an ethical matter in the decisions made by government and business: Doing business with regimes that violate human rights (HUMRIGHT)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question48081.1
2) Probably an ethical question8514.4
3) Probably not an ethical question193.2
4) Definitely not an ethical question20.3
5) No opinion61.0
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
58) Economic and business decisions are complex, so that ethical issues are not always clear and some consequences are unintended. Nevertheless, for each of the following, indicate whether you feel it should be considered an ethical matter in the decisions made by government and business: Doing business with countries that suppress religious and civil liberties (SUPPRESS)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question46879.1
2) Probably an ethical question9215.5
3) Probably not an ethical question203.4
4) Definitely not an ethical question40.7
5) No opinion81.4
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
59) Consider the following hypothetical situation. Imagine yourself as having a sizable amount of money to invest in stocks. Your financial adviser has suggested that purchasing stock in any of the following corporations would be a sound and profitable investment with the probability of high returns on your money. From your reading you are informed about each firm's business operations and know the following to be true. Please indicate how this information would affect your decisions to invest in each corporation by checking one response for each: A corporation that controls most of the mining of an important mineral and therefore is reaping very high profits (MINING)
TOTAL%
1) I would definitely not invest8013.8
2) I would probably not invest22639.1
3) I would probably invest22839.4
4) I would definitely invest447.6
Missing40 
TOTAL578100.0
60) Consider the following hypothetical situation. Imagine yourself as having a sizable amount of money to invest in stocks. Your financial adviser has suggested that purchasing stock in any of the following corporations would be a sound and profitable investment with the probability of high returns on your money. From your reading you are informed about each firm's business operations and know the following to be true. Please indicate how this information would affect your decisions to invest in each corporation by checking one response for each: A corporation that is a major producer of weapons systems and armaments (WEAPON)
TOTAL%
1) I would definitely not invest31954.8
2) I would probably not invest18331.4
3) I would probably invest6811.7
4) I would definitely invest122.1
Missing36 
TOTAL582100.0
61) Consider the following hypothetical situation. Imagine yourself as having a sizable amount of money to invest in stocks. Your financial adviser has suggested that purchasing stock in any of the following corporations would be a sound and profitable investment with the probability of high returns on your money. From your reading you are informed about each firm's business operations and know the following to be true. Please indicate how this information would affect your decisions to invest in each corporation by checking one response for each: A corporation that is a major producer of alcoholic beverages (ALCOHOL)
TOTAL%
1) I would definitely not invest19733.7
2) I would probably not invest23940.9
3) I would probably invest13523.1
4) I would definitely invest142.4
Missing33 
TOTAL585100.0
62) Consider the following hypothetical situation. Imagine yourself as having a sizable amount of money to invest in stocks. Your financial adviser has suggested that purchasing stock in any of the following corporations would be a sound and profitable investment with the probability of high returns on your money. From your reading you are informed about each firm's business operations and know the following to be true. Please indicate how this information would affect your decisions to invest in each corporation by checking one response for each: A corporation that is a clothing manufacturer paying substandard salaries (SALARY)
TOTAL%
1) I would definitely not invest26846.0
2) I would probably not invest26345.2
3) I would probably invest427.2
4) I would definitely invest91.5
Missing36 
TOTAL582100.0
63) Consider the following hypothetical situation. Imagine yourself as having a sizable amount of money to invest in stocks. Your financial adviser has suggested that purchasing stock in any of the following corporations would be a sound and profitable investment with the probability of high returns on your money. From your reading you are informed about each firm's business operations and know the following to be true. Please indicate how this information would affect your decisions to invest in each corporation by checking one response for each: A corporation that provides equipment to the security forces in a country that suppresses religious and civil liberties (SECURITY)
TOTAL%
1) I would definitely not invest32155.2
2) I would probably not invest22238.2
3) I would probably invest305.2
4) I would definitely invest81.4
Missing37 
TOTAL581100.0
64) Consider the following hypothetical situation. Imagine yourself as having a sizable amount of money to invest in stocks. Your financial adviser has suggested that purchasing stock in any of the following corporations would be a sound and profitable investment with the probability of high returns on your money. From your reading you are informed about each firm's business operations and know the following to be true. Please indicate how this information would affect your decisions to invest in each corporation by checking one response for each: A corporation that is a utility with a strong commitment to nuclear power generation (NUCPOWER)
TOTAL%
1) I would definitely not invest7212.4
2) I would probably not invest16628.6
3) I would probably invest28749.5
4) I would definitely invest559.5
Missing38 
TOTAL580100.0
65) Consider the following hypothetical situation. Imagine yourself as having a sizable amount of money to invest in stocks. Your financial adviser has suggested that purchasing stock in any of the following corporations would be a sound and profitable investment with the probability of high returns on your money. From your reading you are informed about each firm's business operations and know the following to be true. Please indicate how this information would affect your decisions to invest in each corporation by checking one response for each: A corporation that is a chemical producer often cited by courts for air and water pollution (POLUTION)
TOTAL%
1) I would definitely not invest34759.2
2) I would probably not invest21336.3
3) I would probably invest183.1
4) I would definitely invest81.4
Missing32 
TOTAL586100.0
66) Consider the following hypothetical situation. Imagine yourself as having a sizable amount of money to invest in stocks. Your financial adviser has suggested that purchasing stock in any of the following corporations would be a sound and profitable investment with the probability of high returns on your money. From your reading you are informed about each firm's business operations and know the following to be true. Please indicate how this information would affect your decisions to invest in each corporation by checking one response for each: A corporation that has fought successfully against unionization of its workers (NOUNION)
TOTAL%
1) I would definitely not invest19032.6
2) I would probably not invest21637.0
3) I would probably invest15526.6
4) I would definitely invest223.8
Missing35 
TOTAL583100.0
67) In your opinion, how effective is each of the following methods for encouraging changes in the policies of international corporations: Personal appeals to top corporate executives or directors (APPEALS)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective366.1
2) Somewhat effective22437.8
3) Somewhat ineffective17830.0
4) Very ineffective12721.4
5) No opinion284.7
Missing25 
TOTAL593100.0
68) In your opinion, how effective is each of the following methods for encouraging changes in the policies of international corporations: The efforts of Christian executives within such corporations, influenced by sermons (CHRSTIAN)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective6010.2
2) Somewhat effective34057.5
3) Somewhat ineffective10818.3
4) Very ineffective589.8
5) No opinion254.2
Missing27 
TOTAL591100.0
69) In your opinion, how effective is each of the following methods for encouraging changes in the policies of international corporations: Consumer Boycotts (BOYCOT1)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective15726.6
2) Somewhat effective31252.9
3) Somewhat ineffective8213.9
4) Very ineffective284.7
5) No opinion111.9
Missing28 
TOTAL590100.0
70) In your opinion, how effective is each of the following methods for encouraging changes in the policies of international corporations: Demonstrations and other highly visible public actions (DEMONSTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective8814.9
2) Somewhat effective30251.0
3) Somewhat ineffective13923.5
4) Very ineffective518.6
5) No opinion122.0
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
71) In your opinion, how effective is each of the following methods for encouraging changes in the policies of international corporations: Promoting government intervention (through letter writing, etc.) (GOVINTVN)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective437.3
2) Somewhat effective35059.2
3) Somewhat ineffective14224.0
4) Very ineffective416.9
5) No opinion152.5
Missing27 
TOTAL591100.0
72) In your opinion, how effective is each of the following methods for encouraging changes in the policies of international corporations: Stockholders' resolutions (STOCKHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective15426.0
2) Somewhat effective31052.4
3) Somewhat ineffective8414.2
4) Very ineffective213.5
5) No opinion233.9
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
73) In your opinion, how effective is each of the following methods for encouraging changes in the policies of international corporations: Court actions (COURTACT)
TOTAL%
1) Very effective31152.5
2) Somewhat effective22437.8
3) Somewhat ineffective305.1
4) Very ineffective111.9
5) No opinion162.7
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
74) Do you or your spouse (if married) currently: Receive income from one or more corporations through salary, pension, or investment income (not counting mutual funds) (CORPRATE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21336.1
2) No36662.0
3) Not sure111.9
Missing28 
TOTAL590100.0
75) Do you or your spouse (if married) currently: Benefit from labor union membership in the salary, pension, or investment income received from one or more corporations (LABUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Yes457.6
2) No53089.5
3) Not sure172.9
Missing26 
TOTAL592100.0
76) Do you or your spouse (if married) currently: Receive a salary or a pension from service in the public sector whether local, state or federal, including educational, military, administrative and elective positions (PUBLICSC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15225.8
2) No43373.4
3) Not sure50.8
Missing28 
TOTAL590100.0
77) Do you or your spouse (if married) currently: Work in a business that derives substantial revenue from non-US subsidiaries or a non-US based parent company (NONUSCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes122.0
2) No56896.3
3) Not sure101.7
Missing28 
TOTAL590100.0
78) Listed are brief summaries of positions related to international corporations that have been adopted by General Assemblies in recent years. Indicate if you are aware that this is a position of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A): Called for a boycott of Taco Bell restaurants to protest the low wages its subcontractors have paid to farm workers (boycott now over) (TACOBELL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes51387.7
2) No7212.3
Missing33 
TOTAL585100.0
79) Indicate if you personally agree or disagree with the position previously stated (OPTACOBL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20234.4
2) Agree18130.8
3) Neutral10317.5
4) Disagree6511.1
5) Strongly disagree366.1
Missing31 
TOTAL587100.0
80) Listed are brief summaries of positions related to international corporations that have been adopted by General Assemblies in recent years. Indicate if you are aware that this is a position of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A): Called for divestment from Talisman Oil Company to protest its support of the government of Sudan in its war against people in Southern Sudan (control of company now changed) (SUDANWR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20935.8
2) No37464.2
Missing35 
TOTAL583100.0
81) Indicate if you personally agree or disagree with the position previously stated (OPSUDAN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26946.9
2) Agree17129.8
3) Neutral10919.0
4) Disagree142.4
5) Strongly disagree111.9
Missing44 
TOTAL574100.0
82) Listed are brief summaries of positions related to international corporations that have been adopted by General Assemblies in recent years. Indicate if you are aware that this is a position of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A): Called for a process to consider a phased, selective sale ("divestment") of PC(USA) investments in corporations whose sales or operations support the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories (ISRAELI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes56196.1
2) No233.9
Missing34 
TOTAL584100.0
83) Indicate if you personally agree or disagree with the position previously stated (OPISRAEL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18030.8
2) Agree14324.4
3) Neutral8514.5
4) Disagree8614.7
5) Strongly disagree9115.6
Missing33 
TOTAL585100.0
84) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: The tax code needs to be radically simplified, dropping all loopholes that subsidize special interests (SIMPLIFY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22838.6
2) Agree24040.7
3) Neutral7412.5
4) Disagree447.5
5) Strongly disagree40.7
Missing28 
TOTAL590100.0
85) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: Investment (or "unearned") income should be taxed at a higher rate than wage and salary income, much of which goes to workers without substantial investments (UNEARNED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree7112.1
2) Agree15526.5
3) Neutral12120.7
4) Disagree17930.6
5) Strongly disagree5910.1
Missing33 
TOTAL585100.0
86) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: Government spending can best be controlled by cutting taxes (GOVSPEND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree254.2
2) Agree7713.0
3) Neutral9015.2
4) Disagree25242.6
5) Strongly disagree14724.9
Missing27 
TOTAL591100.0
87) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: Property taxes are appropriate ways for municipalities to fund services (PROPTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6711.4
2) Agree40769.0
3) Neutral6110.3
4) Disagree488.1
5) Strongly disagree71.2
Missing28 
TOTAL590100.0
88) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: Income taxes are fairer than sales taxes (INCOMETX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree13522.9
2) Agree19633.2
3) Neutral11619.7
4) Disagree12220.7
5) Strongly disagree213.6
Missing28 
TOTAL590100.0
89) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: Luxury taxes should be increased and mortgage interest deductions eliminated on second (and third or more) homes (LUXURYTX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18631.5
2) Agree23740.1
3) Neutral8213.9
4) Disagree6310.7
5) Strongly disagree233.9
Missing27 
TOTAL591100.0
90) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: The estate tax currently affects inheritances over $1,500,000 (affecting less than 1% of the population) and should be continued to moderate social inequality across generations (ESTATETX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21235.9
2) Agree20134.1
3) Neutral8514.4
4) Disagree6410.8
5) Strongly disagree284.7
Missing28 
TOTAL590100.0
91) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: Taxation is generally an unproductive burden on private enterprise, so corporate taxes should be eliminated (CORPORAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree152.5
2) Agree183.1
3) Neutral498.3
4) Disagree23740.2
5) Strongly disagree27145.9
Missing28 
TOTAL590100.0
92) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: Off-shore tax havens and tax shelters should be eliminated (OFFSHORE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree27146.0
2) Agree20935.5
3) Neutral7212.2
4) Disagree193.2
5) Strongly disagree183.1
Missing29 
TOTAL589100.0
93) Below are some statements related to aspect of taxation-how we as citizens share the burden of paying for government and other aspect of our common lives together. For each statement, please indicate your level of agreement or disagreement: The deficit burden on future generations requires phasing out tax reductions for those in upper income brackets (DEFICIT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20434.8
2) Agree18231.0
3) Neutral10017.0
4) Disagree6010.2
5) Strongly disagree417.0
Missing31 
TOTAL587100.0
94) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Guaranteeing the banking system a stable currency (BANKING)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate44073.0
2) Appropriate15826.2
3) Not very appropriate50.8
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
95) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Protecting citizens from risks and hazards (such as environmental, consumer product, and workplace hazards) (PROTECT)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate38764.1
2) Appropriate20233.4
3) Not very appropriate132.2
4) Not at all appropriate20.3
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
96) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Stimulating the economy to provide as near "full employment" as possible and to minimize depressions (STIMLATE)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate23238.5
2) Appropriate32654.1
3) Not very appropriate427.0
4) Not at all appropriate30.5
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
97) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Protecting investors' rights to accurate accounting information, efficient securities markets, and orderly corporate governance (ACRATINF)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate35558.9
2) Appropriate23739.3
3) Not very appropriate111.8
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
98) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Providing goods and services where market forces do not function or where natural monopolies seem most efficient, including transport, education, and utilities (GOODSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate20133.8
2) Appropriate29549.7
3) Not very appropriate8814.8
4) Not at all appropriate101.7
Missing24 
TOTAL594100.0
99) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Guaranteeing medical care (MECICAL)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate31552.2
2) Appropriate21635.8
3) Not very appropriate589.6
4) Not at all appropriate152.5
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
100) How appropriate is it for the U.S government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Guaranteeing old age and disability insurance (OLDAGEIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate31251.9
2) Appropriate24039.9
3) Not very appropriate427.0
4) Not at all appropriate71.2
Missing17 
TOTAL601100.0
101) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Protecting workers' rights (WORKRITE)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate33656.3
2) Appropriate23439.2
3) Not very appropriate264.4
4) Not at all appropriate10.2
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
102) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Providing subsidies to large agricultural corporations and other once-established industrial sectors in need of "protection" (SUBAGRIC)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate305.0
2) Appropriate12621.1
3) Not very appropriate34958.4
4) Not at all appropriate9315.6
Missing20 
TOTAL598100.0
103) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Requiring adequate minimum ("living" or "family") wages (MINWAGE)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate30750.9
2) Appropriate22737.6
3) Not very appropriate599.8
4) Not at all appropriate101.7
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
104) How appropriate is it for the U.S. government to play each of the following socioeconomic roles in American life: Providing anti-poverty programs to assist areas and populations left out (or "left behind") by the larger private marketplace (ANTIPOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate28447.7
2) Appropriate25142.2
3) Not very appropriate518.6
4) Not at all appropriate91.5
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
105) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: Free trade should be allowed as widely as possible with minimal government interference (FREETRDE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree8714.4
2) Agree25442.1
3) Neutral14323.7
4) Disagree9716.1
5) Strongly disagree223.6
Missing15 
TOTAL603100.0
106) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: The U.S. and other developed nations must maintain their competitive advantage through high-quality education and technological advances, while other nations provide lower-cost labor, manufacturing, and raw materials (ADVANTGE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree447.3
2) Agree13121.9
3) Neutral15926.5
4) Disagree21836.4
5) Strongly disagree477.8
Missing19 
TOTAL599100.0
107) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: Each nation or regional group should seek to strengthen its own human resources, public services, and food security, and resist over-dependence on exports and imports of any commodity (RSISTEXP)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree10717.8
2) Agree33054.8
3) Neutral9415.6
4) Disagree6410.6
5) Strongly disagree71.2
Missing16 
TOTAL602100.0
108) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: International copyright, patent and intellectual property laws should be strengthened and enforced (INTCOPYR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree14223.7
2) Agree31853.0
3) Neutral12320.5
4) Disagree132.2
5) Strongly disagree40.7
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
109) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: International environmental, labor, health and safety standards should be strengthened and enforced (ENFORCE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26744.4
2) Agree28046.6
3) Neutral386.3
4) Disagree142.3
5) Strongly disagree20.3
Missing17 
TOTAL601100.0
110) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: Trafficking in poor women and children for sexual and other servitude must be abolished (TRAFFICK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree55592.2
2) Agree345.6
3) Neutral101.7
4) Disagree10.2
5) Strongly disagree20.3
Missing16 
TOTAL602100.0
111) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: The United Nations should be strengthened to help alleviate poverty as well as prevent war (UNSTRENG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26844.7
2) Agree17228.7
3) Neutral7412.3
4) Disagree559.2
5) Strongly disagree315.2
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
112) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: Standards for members in the United Nations should be strengthened so that undemocratic states have less influence (UNDEMINF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9916.5
2) Agree16527.5
3) Neutral19432.3
4) Disagree12420.7
5) Strongly disagree183.0
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
113) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: Immigration should be encouraged to provide needed workers in developed countries (YESIMMGR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree294.9
2) Agree14023.5
3) Neutral26945.1
4) Disagree13021.8
5) Strongly disagree284.7
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
114) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: Immigration from poorer countries should be lessened by debt relief and favorable terms of trade, and by encouraging indigenous traditions and appropriate technology (DEBTRELF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree15025.0
2) Agree28547.5
3) Neutral13121.8
4) Disagree264.3
5) Strongly disagree81.3
Missing18 
TOTAL600100.0
115) Globalization is both a cultural and an economic phenomenon, aided by technological, military, and political factors. Please indicate your views on each of the trends and proposed responses listed below, by checking the appropriate box: Trade in weapons should be subject to substantial international taxes to support a multi-national peacekeeping force (INTLTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23338.8
2) Agree18630.9
3) Neutral11719.5
4) Disagree427.0
5) Strongly disagree233.8
Missing17 
TOTAL601100.0
116) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Social Security for baby-boomers and those younger (SOCSECUR)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned20333.9
2) Generally concerned27746.3
3) A little concerned9515.9
4) Not concerned213.5
5) No opinion20.3
Missing20 
TOTAL598100.0
117) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Impact of housing costs and wages on family life, including the affordability of childcare (and children) (HOUSECST)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned27546.1
2) Generally concerned24340.8
3) A little concerned6210.4
4) Not concerned132.2
5) No opinion30.5
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
118) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Health insurance for all (HEALTHIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned38264.0
2) Generally concerned13422.4
3) A little concerned518.5
4) Not concerned274.5
5) No opinion30.5
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
119) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Educational competitiveness of Americans internationally (EDCOMPET)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned18030.1
2) Generally concerned25342.2
3) A little concerned13322.2
4) Not concerned284.7
5) No opinion50.8
Missing19 
TOTAL599100.0
120) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Energy independence, conservation, and use of renewable resources (CONSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned35960.2
2) Generally concerned18931.7
3) A little concerned447.4
4) Not concerned30.5
5) No opinion10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
121) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Global warming, climate change, and environmental sustainability (GLOBWARM)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned30250.8
2) Generally concerned16427.6
3) A little concerned8314.0
4) Not concerned427.1
5) No opinion30.5
Missing24 
TOTAL594100.0
122) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Racial equality and protection from discrimination (RACIALEQ)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned31452.7
2) Generally concerned19933.4
3) A little concerned6310.6
4) Not concerned193.2
5) No opinion10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
123) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Increased distance between the most wealthy and most poor, making for class divisions and limited opportunities for advancement (CLASSDIV)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned36361.2
2) Generally concerned13122.1
3) A little concerned6811.5
4) Not concerned274.6
5) No opinion40.7
Missing25 
TOTAL593100.0
124) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: The cost of college education (COSTCOLG)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned21636.1
2) Generally concerned23539.3
3) A little concerned11719.6
4) Not concerned284.7
5) No opinion20.3
Missing20 
TOTAL598100.0
125) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Public Transportation (PUBLICTR)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned17729.6
2) Generally concerned23839.8
3) A little concerned14123.6
4) Not concerned406.7
5) No opinion20.3
Missing20 
TOTAL598100.0
126) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Veterans' benefits, especially for the disabled (VETBENFT)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned13923.2
2) Generally concerned26243.8
3) A little concerned15826.4
4) Not concerned335.5
5) No opinion61.0
Missing20 
TOTAL598100.0
127) As you view the economy in light of your faith, how concerned are you about each of the following issues: Non-military assistance for foreign countries (ASTANCE)
TOTAL%
1) Very concerned15926.6
2) Generally concerned24240.5
3) A little concerned13722.9
4) Not concerned467.7
5) No opinion132.2
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
128) What do you believe are appropriate measures for church bodies to take on economic matters: Considering divestment from companies whose actions go against church policies (DIVESTMT)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate23839.8
2) Appropriate24140.3
3) Not very appropriate6911.5
4) Not at all appropriate386.4
5) No opinion122.0
Missing20 
TOTAL598100.0
129) What do you believe are appropriate measures for church bodies to take on economic matters: Advocating economic policies to the U.S. government (POL4GOVT)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate19633.0
2) Appropriate26845.1
3) Not very appropriate8414.1
4) Not at all appropriate355.9
5) No opinion111.9
Missing24 
TOTAL594100.0
130) What do you believe are appropriate measures for church bodies to take on economic matters: Encouraging dialogue between business and labor (BUSNLABR)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate23940.0
2) Appropriate29549.4
3) Not very appropriate355.9
4) Not at all appropriate213.5
5) No opinion71.2
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
131) What do you believe are appropriate measures for church bodies to take on economic matters: Encouraging Presbyterians to change their lifestyles to bring them more in line with church teaching (for example, on consumption of goods) (LIFSTYLE)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate37162.0
2) Appropriate19532.6
3) Not very appropriate162.7
4) Not at all appropriate81.3
5) No opinion81.3
Missing20 
TOTAL598100.0
132) What do you believe are appropriate measures for church bodies to take on economic matters: Studying the impact of economic trends on family, church, and community life (ECONOMIC)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate28047.1
2) Appropriate25542.9
3) Not very appropriate345.7
4) Not at all appropriate142.4
5) No opinion111.9
Missing24 
TOTAL594100.0
133) What do you believe are appropriate measures for church bodies to take on economic matters: Developing and making public theologically/ethically based guidelines for economic behavior (GUIDLINE)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate29148.8
2) Appropriate23238.9
3) Not very appropriate416.9
4) Not at all appropriate244.0
5) No opinion81.3
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
134) What do you believe are appropriate measures for church bodies to take on economic matters: Urging people to boycott companies whose practices go against church policies (BOYCOT2)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate16728.0
2) Appropriate25743.0
3) Not very appropriate11619.4
4) Not at all appropriate447.4
5) No opinion132.2
Missing21 
TOTAL597100.0
135) What do you believe are appropriate measures for church bodies to take on economic matters: Encouraging investments in community, cooperative, and church-related enterprises (INVSTMNT)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate28347.5
2) Appropriate26444.3
3) Not very appropriate274.5
4) Not at all appropriate101.7
5) No opinion122.0
Missing22 
TOTAL596100.0
136) Please use this space for additional comments (COMMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Positive comment about questionnaire/content149.7
2) Negative comment about questionnaire/content2013.8
3) Negative comment church should stick to the Gospel and not get involved in social/economic/political/governmental issues85.5
4) Other positive comments about questionnaire3524.1
5) Positive comments about experience as panelist128.3
6) Negative comments about experience as panelist10.7
7) Other comments about experiences as panelist10.7
8) Other comments5437.2
Missing473 
TOTAL145100.0
137) Survey Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper43670.6
2) Web18229.4
TOTAL618100.0
138) Identification number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6186102.152625
139) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (ORDAINED)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.2
1953) 10.2
1954) 10.2
1955) 10.2
1957) 10.2
1958) 10.2
1959) 10.2
1960) 10.2
1961) 71.1
1962) 61.0
1963) 61.0
1964) 71.1
1965) 152.4
1966) 81.3
1967) 122.0
1968) 142.3
1969) 152.4
1970) 122.0
1971) 213.4
1972) 213.4
1973) 213.4
1974) 91.5
1975) 162.6
1976) 142.3
1977) 182.9
1978) 142.3
1979) 193.1
1980) 182.9
1981) 111.8
1982) 213.4
1983) 274.4
1984) 162.6
1985) 213.4
1986) 193.1
1987) 172.8
1988) 213.4
1989) 203.3
1990) 142.3
1991) 142.3
1992) 132.1
1993) 101.6
1994) 101.6
1995) 162.6
1996) 111.8
1997) 142.3
1998) 142.3
1999) 111.8
2000) 162.6
2001) 172.8
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
140) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body: (DENOMORD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist911.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)11.3
3) Episcopalian11.3
4) Lutheran22.6
5) Methodist11.3
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA4558.4
7) Other Presbyterian33.9
8) Reformed33.9
9) Roman Catholic22.6
10) United Church of Christ33.9
12) Other33.9
13) None45.2
Missing541 
TOTAL77100.0
141) Are you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes508.2
2) No56291.8
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
142) [IF SCHOOL = "yes"] Degree sought: (DEGWORK)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.12.4
4) D.Min.2970.7
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.922.0
6) Other24.9
Missing577 
TOTAL41100.0
143) [IF SCHOOL = "yes"] School attending: (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland13.3
5) Austin13.3
18) Columbia516.7
20) Covenant13.3
30) Fuller26.7
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary13.3
45) McCormick516.7
63) Pittsburgh26.7
65) Princeton13.3
68) San Francisco413.3
76) United Theological Seminary, Dayton13.3
88) Yale13.3
99) Other516.7
Missing588 
TOTAL30100.0
144) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes20833.9
2) No40666.1
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
145) [If SECJOB is "Yes"] How long were you in that job or career? (YRSSECJB)
TOTAL%
1) 31.5
2) 83.9
3) 2210.8
4) 125.9
5) 2512.3
6) 125.9
7) 167.9
8) 115.4
9) 31.5
10) 2612.8
11) 10.5
12) 104.9
13) 63.0
14) 21.0
15) 73.4
16) 52.5
17) 31.5
18) 52.5
19) 42.0
20) 83.9
22) 21.0
23) 21.0
25) 42.0
30) 21.0
33) 10.5
39) 10.5
40) 21.0
Missing415 
TOTAL203100.0
146) If no, Bachelor's degree, check this box (BA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61599.5
1) Checked30.5
TOTAL618100.0
147) In what year did you receive your B.A., B.S., or other Bachelor's degree? (YRBDMDIV)
TOTAL%
1944) 10.2
1948) 10.2
1949) 10.2
1951) 10.2
1952) 20.3
1953) 10.2
1955) 20.3
1956) 50.8
1957) 30.5
1958) 101.6
1959) 81.3
1960) 132.1
1961) 81.3
1962) 152.5
1963) 152.5
1964) 274.4
1965) 243.9
1966) 193.1
1967) 294.7
1968) 274.4
1969) 274.4
1970) 294.7
1971) 203.3
1972) 264.2
1973) 142.3
1974) 203.3
1975) 182.9
1976) 294.7
1977) 172.8
1978) 233.8
1979) 213.4
1980) 172.8
1981) 172.8
1982) 162.6
1983) 132.1
1984) 122.0
1985) 132.1
1986) 132.1
1987) 81.3
1988) 61.0
1989) 40.7
1990) 50.8
1991) 71.1
1992) 71.1
1993) 50.8
1994) 40.7
1995) 30.5
1996) 20.3
1997) 30.5
1998) 10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
148) What school awarded the B.A., B.S., or other Bachelor's degree? (SCHOOLBD)
TOTAL%
1) A Presbyterian related school16126.3
2) Another church-related college or university11218.3
3) Other college or university34055.5
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
149) From what school did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (NAMEBD)
TOTAL%
51) Nazarene1100.0
Missing617 
TOTAL1100.0
150) From what school did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (NAMEMD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL61150.31824
151) In what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? (YRMD)
TOTAL%
1952) 10.2
1954) 10.2
1955) 10.2
1957) 20.3
1958) 10.2
1959) 20.3
1960) 30.5
1961) 61.0
1962) 71.2
1963) 61.0
1964) 61.0
1965) 152.5
1966) 111.8
1967) 122.0
1968) 142.3
1969) 152.5
1970) 172.8
1971) 264.3
1972) 193.1
1973) 162.6
1974) 61.0
1975) 183.0
1976) 152.5
1977) 183.0
1978) 152.5
1979) 183.0
1980) 183.0
1981) 142.3
1982) 233.8
1983) 244.0
1984) 223.6
1985) 223.6
1986) 162.6
1987) 183.0
1988) 244.0
1989) 172.8
1990) 142.3
1991) 91.5
1992) 111.8
1993) 132.1
1994) 101.6
1995) 162.6
1996) 132.1
1997) 111.8
1998) 132.1
1999) 81.3
2000) 101.6
2001) 101.6
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
152) If no other graduate degrees, check this box (GRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43069.6
1) Checked18830.4
TOTAL618100.0
153) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: M.C.E./M.R.E. (MCE-MRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61399.2
1) Checked50.8
TOTAL618100.0
154) In what year did you receive your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1966) 120.0
1970) 120.0
1979) 120.0
1993) 120.0
1995) 120.0
Missing613 
TOTAL5100.0
155) What school awarded the M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
36) Iliff120.0
63) Pittsburgh120.0
66) Reformed120.0
98) Union120.0
99) Other120.0
Missing613 
TOTAL5100.0
156) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: M.A. (MA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58294.2
1) Checked365.8
TOTAL618100.0
157) In what year did you receive your M.A. degree? (YRRCVMA)
TOTAL%
1962) 12.9
1963) 12.9
1965) 12.9
1967) 12.9
1968) 25.7
1969) 12.9
1971) 12.9
1972) 38.6
1975) 12.9
1977) 12.9
1979) 12.9
1980) 25.7
1981) 25.7
1983) 12.9
1984) 25.7
1985) 12.9
1986) 12.9
1987) 12.9
1988) 25.7
1989) 25.7
1991) 12.9
1992) 25.7
1993) 12.9
1995) 12.9
1997) 25.7
Missing583 
TOTAL35100.0
158) What school awarded the M.A. degree? (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity26.1
22) Dubuque13.0
30) Fuller39.1
45) McCormick13.0
50) Moravian13.0
52) New Brunswick13.0
64) Union Theological Seminary & Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Union-PSCE) in Richmond26.1
68) San Francisco412.1
70) St. Johns13.0
78) Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University26.1
81) Vanderbilt13.0
88) Yale13.0
98) Union13.0
99) Other1236.4
Missing585 
TOTAL33100.0
159) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Th.M./S.T.M. (THM-STM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57492.9
1) Checked447.1
TOTAL618100.0
160) In what year did you receive your Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1957) 12.4
1958) 12.4
1965) 12.4
1966) 12.4
1967) 37.1
1968) 12.4
1969) 37.1
1970) 49.5
1972) 12.4
1973) 24.8
1974) 12.4
1975) 49.5
1978) 12.4
1979) 24.8
1980) 12.4
1981) 12.4
1983) 37.1
1985) 12.4
1986) 12.4
1987) 24.8
1988) 12.4
1989) 12.4
1993) 37.1
1997) 12.4
2000) 12.4
Missing576 
TOTAL42100.0
161) What school awarded the Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (NTHM-STM)
TOTAL%
18) Columbia49.8
22) Dubuque12.4
25) Eden12.4
34) Harvard University12.4
45) McCormick37.3
53) New York12.4
63) Pittsburgh37.3
65) Princeton1843.9
68) San Francisco12.4
75) Union-Auburn24.9
78) Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University12.4
88) Yale12.4
99) Other49.8
Missing577 
TOTAL41100.0
162) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: D.Min. (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48578.5
1) Checked13321.5
TOTAL618100.0
163) In what year did you receive your D.Min. degree? (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1971) 10.8
1972) 10.8
1975) 21.6
1976) 21.6
1977) 43.1
1978) 32.3
1979) 10.8
1980) 43.1
1981) 21.6
1982) 21.6
1983) 75.5
1984) 53.9
1985) 64.7
1986) 64.7
1987) 43.1
1988) 118.6
1989) 64.7
1990) 21.6
1991) 53.9
1992) 53.9
1993) 75.5
1994) 53.9
1995) 32.3
1996) 97.0
1997) 64.7
1998) 53.9
1999) 10.8
2000) 43.1
2001) 21.6
2002) 75.5
Missing490 
TOTAL128100.0
164) What school awarded the D.Min. degree? (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
5) Austin64.6
8) Bethel32.3
14) Chicago Theological10.8
16) Claremont10.8
18) Columbia96.9
21) Drew32.3
22) Dubuque10.8
24) Eastern Baptist32.3
25) Eden32.3
30) Fuller107.7
33) Gordon Conwell43.1
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary43.1
45) McCormick2922.3
53) New York10.8
61) Perkins10.8
62) Phillips10.8
63) Pittsburgh1310.0
65) Princeton43.1
68) San Francisco129.2
74) Trinity Evangelical10.8
76) United Theological Seminary, Dayton21.5
78) Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University86.2
81) Vanderbilt10.8
98) Union43.1
99) Other53.8
Missing488 
TOTAL130100.0
165) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (PHD-STD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57593.0
1) Checked437.0
TOTAL618100.0
166) In what year did you receive your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1962) 12.4
1965) 24.9
1967) 12.4
1968) 12.4
1969) 12.4
1970) 37.3
1971) 12.4
1973) 12.4
1974) 37.3
1975) 12.4
1977) 24.9
1979) 12.4
1980) 12.4
1981) 12.4
1983) 37.3
1985) 24.9
1986) 24.9
1987) 12.4
1989) 12.4
1990) 12.4
1992) 24.9
1993) 12.4
1994) 24.9
1995) 24.9
1998) 12.4
1999) 12.4
2001) 12.4
2002) 12.4
Missing577 
TOTAL41100.0
167) What school awarded the Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity12.3
16) Claremont24.7
18) Columbia12.3
21) Drew24.7
23) Duke University12.3
28) Evangelical Puerto Rico12.3
34) Harvard University12.3
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary12.3
63) Pittsburgh49.3
65) Princeton49.3
68) San Francisco12.3
78) Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University24.7
81) Vanderbilt24.7
98) Union24.7
99) Other1841.9
Missing575 
TOTAL43100.0
168) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Other degree (OTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59596.3
1) Checked233.7
TOTAL618100.0
169) In what year did you receive your other degree? (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
1969) 15.9
1971) 15.9
1972) 15.9
1973) 211.8
1975) 15.9
1978) 15.9
1988) 15.9
1992) 15.9
1993) 317.6
1998) 15.9
1999) 15.9
2000) 15.9
2001) 15.9
2002) 15.9
Missing601 
TOTAL17100.0
170) What school awarded the other degree? (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
22) Dubuque15.6
39) Lancaster15.6
42) Luther Seminary in St. Paul15.6
60) Pacific School of Religion15.6
63) Pittsburgh15.6
65) Princeton211.1
68) San Francisco316.7
74) Trinity Evangelical15.6
99) Other738.9
Missing600 
TOTAL18100.0
171) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Other degree (GRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree11.0
2) Master's degree8585.9
3) Doctoral degree1111.1
4) Other22.0
Missing519 
TOTAL99100.0
172) In what year did you receive the other degree? (GRAD2YR)
TOTAL%
1952) 11.0
1953) 11.0
1959) 22.0
1963) 11.0
1964) 11.0
1965) 11.0
1967) 22.0
1968) 11.0
1969) 54.9
1970) 32.9
1972) 22.0
1973) 32.9
1974) 32.9
1975) 98.8
1976) 76.9
1977) 32.9
1978) 65.9
1979) 65.9
1980) 43.9
1981) 43.9
1982) 22.0
1983) 22.0
1984) 11.0
1985) 11.0
1986) 22.0
1987) 22.0
1989) 43.9
1990) 54.9
1991) 22.0
1992) 54.9
1993) 22.0
1994) 22.0
1996) 22.0
1997) 11.0
1998) 22.0
1999) 11.0
2002) 11.0
Missing516 
TOTAL102100.0
173) Indicate other Graduate degree major (MAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Business1313.5
2) Education1313.5
3) English/Languages44.2
4) Fine Arts/Music33.1
6) Medical/Health1313.5
7) Natural Science/Engineering/Math/Computers66.3
9) Social Science-History2829.2
10) Other1616.7
Missing522 
TOTAL96100.0
174) What school awarded the other degree? (NAMEMAJ)
TOTAL%
99) Other10100.0
Missing608 
TOTAL10100.0
175) Indicate any other graduate degrees you have earned in theology, Christian education, or religion: Other degree (OTHGRAD)
TOTAL%
2) Master's degree763.6
3) Doctoral degree327.3
4) Other19.1
Missing607 
TOTAL11100.0
176) In what year did you receive the other degree? (GRADYR)
TOTAL%
1975) 17.7
1980) 215.4
1982) 215.4
1983) 17.7
1985) 17.7
1986) 215.4
1988) 215.4
1995) 17.7
1997) 17.7
Missing605 
TOTAL13100.0
177) Indicate other Graduate degree major (OGRMAJ)
TOTAL%
1) Business18.3
2) Education18.3
3) English/Languages18.3
4) Fine Arts/Music18.3
6) Medical/Health216.7
7) Natural Science/Engineering/Math/Computers216.7
9) Social Science-History325.0
10) Other18.3
Missing606 
TOTAL12100.0
178) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): pastor, co-pastor, associate, or other pastor in a congregation (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18429.8
1) Checked43470.2
TOTAL618100.0
179) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other position in congregation (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58895.1
1) Checked304.9
TOTAL618100.0
180) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Non-parish Job or ministry (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46074.4
1) Checked15825.6
TOTAL618100.0
181) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59896.8
1) Checked203.2
TOTAL618100.0
182) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Retired from active ministry (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59996.9
1) Checked193.1
TOTAL618100.0
183) Do you consider yourself a full-time or a part-time parish pastor? (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full time37081.7
2) Part time8318.3
Missing165 
TOTAL453100.0
184) [If FULLPART = "part-time"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS)
TOTAL%
1) 11.3
2) 22.5
3) 11.3
5) 22.5
6) 33.8
7) 11.3
8) 22.5
9) 11.3
10) 810.0
15) 78.8
16) 11.3
17) 11.3
18) 11.3
20) 1518.8
22) 11.3
23) 22.5
25) 911.3
27) 11.3
30) 1012.5
32) 11.3
35) 33.8
36) 22.5
37) 22.5
40) 11.3
43) 11.3
60) 11.3
Missing538 
TOTAL80100.0
185) What position do you have in a congregation (check all that apply): Solo Pastor (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37260.2
1) Checked24639.8
TOTAL618100.0
186) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Senior Pastor (SENIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52585.0
1) Checked9315.0
TOTAL618100.0
187) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Associate Pastor (ASSO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55790.1
1) Checked619.9
TOTAL618100.0
188) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Co-pastor (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60097.1
1) Checked182.9
TOTAL618100.0
189) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Stated or temporary supply (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58795.0
1) Checked315.0
TOTAL618100.0
190) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Designated pastor (DESIGNAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61299.0
1) Checked61.0
TOTAL618100.0
191) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Interim pastor (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58594.7
1) Checked335.3
TOTAL618100.0
192) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Tentmaker (TENTMAKE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60698.1
1) Checked121.9
TOTAL618100.0
193) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Paid parish associate (PAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60397.6
1) Checked152.4
TOTAL618100.0
194) Which category describes your current paid employment? (check all that apply): Other (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59896.8
1) Checked203.2
TOTAL618100.0
195) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One42694.5
2) Two or more yoked congregations163.5
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations92.0
Missing167 
TOTAL451100.0
196) [If CONGREG = "two or more"] How many? (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) 22074.1
3) 327.4
4) 413.7
5) 5311.1
6) 613.7
Missing591 
TOTAL27100.0
197) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more). (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL447423.159615
198) Is your non-parish job or ministry full-time or part-time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours.) (NOPARJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time13070.3
2) Part-time5529.7
Missing433 
TOTAL185100.0
199) [If NOPARJOB = "part-time"] Please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (HOURS2)
TOTAL%
1) 35.4
2) 35.4
3) 23.6
4) 11.8
5) 23.6
6) 23.6
8) 47.1
10) 610.7
13) 23.6
15) 610.7
20) 1017.9
24) 47.1
25) 35.4
30) 35.4
32) 23.6
35) 11.8
40) 11.8
50) 11.8
Missing562 
TOTAL56100.0
200) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have?: Faculty/staff at education institute (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57693.2
1) Checked426.8
TOTAL618100.0
201) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Chaplain (CHAPLAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56992.1
1) Checked497.9
TOTAL618100.0
202) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Missionary/Mission Co-worker (MISSCO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61699.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL618100.0
203) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Staff or mid government body staff (NATFSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59095.5
1) Checked284.5
TOTAL618100.0
204) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (ECUMENA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61299.0
1) Checked61.0
TOTAL618100.0
205) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Professional pastoral counselor (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60898.4
1) Checked101.6
TOTAL618100.0
206) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Other employment (OTHEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54788.5
1) Checked7111.5
TOTAL618100.0
207) For what type of institution do you work? Military (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61699.7
1) Checked20.3
TOTAL618100.0
208) For what type of institution do you work? Civilian government (CIVLGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60898.4
1) Checked101.6
TOTAL618100.0
209) For what type of institution do you work? Elementary, middle, high school (ELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61499.4
1) Checked40.6
TOTAL618100.0
210) For what type of institution do you work? College or university (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58194.0
1) Checked376.0
TOTAL618100.0
211) For what type of institution do you work? Seminary or other theology school (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60497.7
1) Checked142.3
TOTAL618100.0
212) For what type of institution do you work? Hospital or other medical facility (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58795.0
1) Checked315.0
TOTAL618100.0
213) For what type of institution do you work? Church/religious body (CHURCH2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56591.4
1) Checked538.6
TOTAL618100.0
214) For what type of institution do you work? Other non-profit organization (NOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59496.1
1) Checked243.9
TOTAL618100.0
215) For what type of institution do you work? For-profit business (PROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60597.9
1) Checked132.1
TOTAL618100.0
216) For what type of institution do you work? Other (EMPOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58995.3
1) Checked294.7
TOTAL618100.0
217) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A)? (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7742.3
2) No10557.7
Missing436 
TOTAL182100.0
218) How old were you when you decided God was calling you into ministry? (AGEGOD)
TOTAL%
2) 10.2
4) 20.3
5) 10.2
6) 10.2
7) 30.5
8) 81.3
9) 50.8
10) 30.5
11) 81.3
12) 111.8
13) 122.0
14) 111.8
15) 142.3
16) 406.6
17) 254.1
18) 325.2
19) 386.2
20) 7913.0
21) 548.9
22) 355.7
23) 254.1
24) 213.4
25) 304.9
26) 142.3
27) 152.5
28) 71.1
29) 20.3
30) 111.8
31) 91.5
32) 30.5
33) 101.6
34) 81.3
35) 111.8
36) 81.3
37) 20.3
38) 40.7
39) 50.8
40) 111.8
41) 40.7
42) 10.2
43) 30.5
44) 20.3
45) 111.8
46) 20.3
50) 20.3
51) 20.3
57) 20.3
60) 20.3
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
219) How large was the congregation you belonged to at that time? (SIZE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL606803.1171133
220) How important was that congregation in your overall discernment of a call? (IMPTCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25040.8
2) Important23838.9
3) Not very important8914.5
4) Not at all important355.7
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
221) What person/feature most influenced your sense of call? (INFLUEN)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor24345.3
2) Other staff person478.8
3) Lay leader478.8
4) Other member193.5
5) Congregational program/activity7013.0
6) Worship224.1
7) Overall culture or "feel"8916.6
Missing81 
TOTAL537100.0
222) Was this the same congregation you were raised in? (RAISED)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34757.2
2) No26042.8
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
223) If "no," how large was the congregation you grew up in? (RAISED2)
TOTAL%
0) No congregation/not raised in church/did not belong to one21.0
20) 2021.0
30) 3010.5
40) 4021.0
50) 5041.9
60) 6010.5
75) 7510.5
80) 8010.5
100) 100178.2
110) 11010.5
120) 12010.5
125) 12510.5
140) 14021.0
150) 150146.8
175) 17521.0
180) 18041.9
200) 200167.7
225) 22510.5
250) 25083.9
262) 26210.5
300) 3002210.6
325) 32510.5
350) 35010.5
380) 38010.5
400) 400115.3
450) 45010.5
500) 500178.2
550) 55010.5
600) 60073.4
650) 65010.5
700) 70052.4
800) 80062.9
900) 90041.9
1000) 1000167.7
1200) 120010.5
1500) 1500125.8
1800) 180010.5
2000) 200041.9
2100) 210010.5
2500) 250031.4
3000) 300031.4
3500) 350021.0
9999) Don't know41.9
Missing411 
TOTAL207100.0
224) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
TOTAL%
0) 20132.8
1) 6811.1
2) 142.3
3) 213.4
4) 122.0
5) 233.8
6) 122.0
7) 91.5
8) 142.3
9) 111.8
10) 132.1
11) 30.5
12) 111.8
13) 71.1
14) 61.0
15) 61.0
16) 71.1
17) 71.1
18) 152.5
19) 101.6
20) 152.5
21) 162.6
22) 203.3
23) 101.6
24) 50.8
25) 182.9
26) 71.1
27) 91.5
28) 30.5
29) 30.5
30) 81.3
31) 30.5
32) 61.0
33) 10.2
34) 20.3
35) 30.5
36) 10.2
37) 10.2
38) 10.2
39) 10.2
40) 20.3
41) 20.3
44) 20.3
45) 10.2
48) 10.2
59) 10.2
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
225) 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) Baptist477.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)91.5
3) Episcopal50.8
4) Lutheran172.8
5) Methodist355.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA39163.9
7) Other Presbyterian101.6
8) Reformed91.5
9) Roman Catholic172.8
10) UCC162.6
11) Independent or non-denominational132.1
12) Other406.5
13) None30.5
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
226) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative213.4
2) Conservative13021.3
3) Moderate22236.4
4) Liberal17328.4
5) Very liberal6310.3
6) Varies10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
227) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word223.6
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context32252.4
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings20633.5
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us609.8
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book40.7
7) Don't know10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL615100.0
228) The account of Creation presented in Genesis: (GENESIS)
TOTAL%
1) Is literally true, exactly as we find it in the Bible–that is, it took six 24-hour periods for God to create the world81.4
2) Is a true account of how God created the world30352.0
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created27246.7
Missing35 
TOTAL583100.0
229) 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. (BELIEFS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree81.3
2) Agree538.7
3) Not sure254.1
4) Disagree33955.4
5) Strongly disagree18730.6
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
230) 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 agree152.5
2) Agree599.7
3) Not sure416.8
4) Disagree26844.2
5) Strongly disagree22436.9
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
231) 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 agree45173.9
2) Agree12420.3
3) Not sure274.4
4) Disagree30.5
5) Strongly disagree50.8
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
232) 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 agree23438.9
2) Agree15225.2
3) Not sure457.5
4) Disagree12620.9
5) Strongly disagree457.5
Missing16 
TOTAL602100.0
233) 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 agree9014.8
2) Agree8213.5
3) Not sure10517.3
4) Disagree18129.8
5) Strongly disagree14924.5
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
234) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: Important to share faith with other people (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32552.9
2) Agree27645.0
3) Not sure61.0
4) Disagree61.0
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
235) 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 agree25541.9
2) Agree19131.4
3) Not sure12420.4
4) Disagree203.3
5) Strongly disagree193.1
Missing9 
TOTAL609100.0
236) 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 agree16527.1
2) Agree15725.8
3) Not sure10917.9
4) Disagree11719.2
5) Strongly disagree6110.0
Missing9 
TOTAL609100.0
237) 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 agree18830.9
2) Agree15926.2
3) Not sure12921.2
4) Disagree7512.3
5) Strongly disagree579.4
Missing10 
TOTAL608100.0
238) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily29948.6
2) Several times a week20433.2
3) Weekly6610.7
4) Several times a month264.2
5) Once a month81.3
6) Several times a year101.6
7) Once a year or less20.3
Missing3 
TOTAL615100.0
239) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (TOGETHER)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily386.3
2) Several times a week14924.5
3) Weekly18129.8
4) Several times a month7412.2
5) Once a month294.8
6) Several times a year7612.5
7) Once a year or less213.5
8) Never396.4
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
240) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (STDYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily91.5
2) Several times a week8413.9
3) Weekly24640.7
4) Several times a month6610.9
5) Once a month416.8
6) Several times a year8313.7
7) Once a year or less305.0
8) Never457.5
Missing14 
TOTAL604100.0
241) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily52485.8
2) Several times a week7111.6
3) Weekly61.0
4) Several times a month30.5
5) Once a month30.5
6) Several times a year30.5
7) Once a year or less10.2
Missing7 
TOTAL611100.0
242) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRYTOGET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily27444.9
2) Several times a week17528.7
3) Weekly7612.5
4) Several times a month355.7
5) Once a month152.5
6) Several times a year254.1
8) Never101.6
Missing8 
TOTAL610100.0
243) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily172.8
2) Several times a week335.5
3) Weekly15625.9
4) Several times a month518.5
5) Once a month7712.8
6) Several times a year8914.8
7) Once a year or less6110.1
8) Never11819.6
Missing16 
TOTAL602100.0
244) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female16026.0
2) Male45674.0
Missing2 
TOTAL616100.0
245) What is your present age? (AGE)
TOTAL%
26) 10.2
27) 20.3
28) 10.2
29) 20.3
30) 30.5
31) 61.0
32) 10.2
33) 40.7
34) 40.7
35) 61.0
36) 50.8
37) 71.1
38) 101.6
39) 91.5
40) 142.3
41) 122.0
42) 81.3
43) 132.1
44) 122.0
45) 254.1
46) 193.1
47) 193.1
48) 294.7
49) 203.3
50) 254.1
51) 193.1
52) 233.7
53) 264.2
54) 243.9
55) 335.4
56) 325.2
57) 243.9
58) 182.9
59) 294.7
60) 284.6
61) 142.3
62) 233.7
63) 132.1
64) 122.0
65) 111.8
66) 111.8
67) 30.5
68) 61.0
70) 20.3
71) 20.3
72) 10.2
74) 10.2
75) 20.3
80) 10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL615100.0
246) 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 farm304.9
2) On a farm10.2
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)20633.6
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)8914.5
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city457.3
6) In a large city (over 250,000)10817.6
7) In a suburb near a large city13421.9
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
247) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married52685.5
2) Not married8914.5
Missing3 
TOTAL615100.0
248) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3842.7
2) Yes, am now widowed66.7
3) Yes, am now divorced4449.4
4) Both widowed- divorced11.1
Missing529 
TOTAL89100.0
249) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
4) High school diploma81.5
5) Some college529.9
6) Graduated from college14026.8
7) Some graduate work5811.1
8) A Graduate degree26550.7
Missing95 
TOTAL523100.0
250) If currently married, have you ever had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes- was widowed50.9
2) Yes- was divorced9117.3
3) Both widowed & divorced10.2
4) No43081.6
Missing91 
TOTAL527100.0
251) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9017.0
2) No43883.0
Missing90 
TOTAL528100.0
252) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked35056.6
1) Checked26843.4
TOTAL618100.0
253) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49680.3
1) Checked12219.7
TOTAL618100.0
254) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57893.5
1) Checked406.5
TOTAL618100.0
255) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Unemployed (SUNMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60197.2
1) Checked172.8
TOTAL618100.0
256) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58594.7
1) Checked335.3
TOTAL618100.0
257) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56391.1
1) Checked558.9
TOTAL618100.0
258) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60998.5
1) Checked91.5
TOTAL618100.0
259) Please indicate your spouse's employment status: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59996.9
1) Checked193.1
TOTAL618100.0
260) If your husband or wife is: employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 030.7
4) 420.5
5) 520.5
6) 620.5
7) 720.5
8) 830.7
10) 1092.1
12) 1251.2
14) 1420.5
15) 15133.0
16) 1620.5
18) 1820.5
20) 20204.7
21) 2110.2
22) 2220.5
24) 2461.4
25) 25194.4
26) 2620.5
28) 2820.5
30) 30307.0
32) 3261.4
33) 3310.2
35) 35153.5
36) 3651.2
37) 3710.2
38) 3840.9
40) 4011125.8
42) 4220.5
43) 4320.5
44) 4420.5
45) 45327.4
48) 4810.2
50) 506114.2
52) 5210.2
53) 5310.2
55) 55153.5
58) 5810.2
60) 60307.0
65) 6520.5
70) 7030.7
73) 7310.2
75) 7510.2
80) 8010.2
99) 99 hours or more20.5
Missing188 
TOTAL430100.0
261) 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) Baptist458.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)112.1
3) Episcopalian224.2
4) Lutheran285.3
5) Methodist6712.8
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA22342.5
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed81.5
9) Roman Catholic5410.3
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)183.4
11) Independent- nondenominational91.7
12) None51.0
13) Other346.5
Missing93 
TOTAL525100.0
262) 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) Baptist30.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)20.4
3) Episcopalian61.2
4) Lutheran10.2
5) Methodist30.6
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA47492.4
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
9) Roman Catholic71.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)51.0
12) None40.8
13) Other71.4
Missing105 
TOTAL513100.0
263) How many children do you have? Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted (CHILD2)
TOTAL%
0) None8814.3
1) 16610.7
2) 227644.9
3) 312019.5
4) 4457.3
5) 5142.3
6) 640.7
7) 720.3
Missing3 
TOTAL615100.0
264) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12319.9
2) No49580.1
TOTAL618100.0
265) 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 alone6710.9
2) Two of us28946.9
3) Three of us9916.1
4) Four of us10517.0
5) Five of us437.0
6) Six of us101.6
7) Seven or more of us30.5
Missing2 
TOTAL616100.0
266) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: under 6 years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None15571.1
1) 14520.6
2) 2177.8
3) 310.5
Missing400 
TOTAL218100.0
267) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 6-12 years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None15056.0
1) 17528.0
2) 23713.8
3) 351.9
4) 410.4
Missing350 
TOTAL268100.0
268) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 13-17 years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None14250.9
1) 19534.1
2) 23914.0
3) 331.1
Missing339 
TOTAL279100.0
269) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 18-24 years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None14975.3
1) 14020.2
2) 273.5
3) 321.0
Missing420 
TOTAL198100.0
270) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 25 years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None10.2
1) 18213.5
2) 249581.3
3) 3264.3
4) 440.7
6) 610.2
Missing9 
TOTAL609100.0
271) 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 alone6110.0
2) A single parent, living with one or more children152.4
3) Married/no kids26342.9
4) A married couple, living with one or more children23738.7
5) Some other arrangement376.0
Missing5 
TOTAL613100.0
272) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat34456.0
2) Independent11618.9
3) Republican14022.8
4) Other142.3
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
273) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2001? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00010.2
2) $10,000- $14,99930.5
3) $15,000- $19,99930.5
4) $20,000- $29,999142.3
5) $30,000- $39,999518.4
6) $40,000- $49,9997312.0
7) $50,000- $59,9997712.7
8) $60,000- $69,9997312.0
9) $70,000- $79,9997412.2
10) $80,000- $89,9996410.5
11) $90,000- $99,999477.7
12) $100,000- $124,9997312.0
13) $125,000- $149,999264.3
14) $150,000- more284.6
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
274) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): white or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked264.2
1) Checked59295.8
TOTAL618100.0
275) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61098.7
1) Checked81.3
TOTAL618100.0
276) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Indian (American) or Alaska Native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61299.0
1) Checked61.0
TOTAL618100.0
277) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60597.9
1) Checked132.1
TOTAL618100.0
278) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61299.0
1) Checked61.0
TOTAL618100.0
279) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked61599.5
1) Checked30.5
TOTAL618100.0
280) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to your congregation in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign) (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes59897.2
2) No172.8
Missing3 
TOTAL615100.0
281) Write your best estimate of the amount given to regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5594082.2973856
282) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money 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) Yes23840.8
2) No34659.2
Missing34 
TOTAL584100.0
283) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
TOTAL%
0) None187.5
25) 2510.4
50) 5020.8
75) 7510.4
100) 100229.2
180) 18010.4
200) 200156.3
240) 24020.8
250) 25072.9
260) 26010.4
300) 300104.2
350) 35031.3
400) 40031.3
500) 5003815.9
600) 60031.3
625) 62510.4
700) 70010.4
750) 75010.4
800) 80010.4
960) 96020.8
1000) 10004117.2
1100) 110020.8
1200) 1200114.6
1400) 140010.4
1500) 150083.3
1840) 184010.4
1950) 195010.4
2000) 200083.3
2400) 240041.7
2500) 250020.8
3000) 3000145.9
3500) 350010.4
3600) 360010.4
3840) 384010.4
5000) 500052.1
6000) 600031.3
15000) 1500010.4
16000) 1600010.4
Missing379 
TOTAL239100.0
284) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to 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) Yes49481.4
2) No11318.6
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
285) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special appeal (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4704696.24965144
286) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes39165.7
2) No20434.3
Missing23 
TOTAL595100.0
287) Write your best estimate of the amount given to all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3883883.38150986
288) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to non–religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes55089.9
2) No6210.1
Missing6 
TOTAL612100.0
289) Write your best estimate of the amount given to non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5283019.30543929
290) Past Pastor (PPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Non-pastor22736.7
1) Pastor39163.3
TOTAL618100.0
291) Clergy Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors39163.3
4) Specialized Clergy22736.7
TOTAL618100.0
292) State (STATE)
293) Region (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast12620.4
2) Midwest16526.7
3) South21234.3
4) West11518.6
TOTAL618100.0
294) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40619.9
2) 40-4917127.8
3) 50-6434355.8
4) 65+406.5
Missing3 
TOTAL615100.0
295) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female16026.0
2) Male45674.0
Missing2 
TOTAL616100.0
296) 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 $20,00071.2
2) $20,000- $49,99913822.7
3) $50,000- $99,99933555.2
4) $100,000+12720.9
Missing11 
TOTAL607100.0
297) 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) Democrat34456.0
2) Independent11618.9
3) Republican14022.8
4) Other142.3
Missing4 
TOTAL614100.0
298) I-REGION: Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast12620.4
2) Midwest16526.7
3) South21234.3
4) West11518.6
TOTAL618100.0