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

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel identification number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL47323827.315499
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 influential12627.2
2) Influential15533.5
3) Somewhat influential12025.9
4) Only a little influential4910.6
5) Not influential132.8
Missing10 
TOTAL463100.0
3) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: Jesus' teachings (JESUSTCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential17938.5
2) Influential19040.9
3) Somewhat influential6113.1
4) Only a little influential306.5
5) Not influential51.1
Missing8 
TOTAL465100.0
4) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: The church (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential8017.3
2) Influential21546.4
3) Somewhat influential12126.1
4) Only a little influential398.4
5) Not influential81.7
Missing10 
TOTAL463100.0
5) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: My parents (PARENTS)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential14030.4
2) Influential14832.1
3) Somewhat influential7516.3
4) Only a little influential5511.9
5) Not influential439.3
Missing12 
TOTAL461100.0
6) How influential in your own financial and economic life have each of the following been: My spouse (SPOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very influential15638.3
2) Influential13533.2
3) Somewhat influential5413.3
4) Only a little influential338.1
5) Not influential297.1
Missing66 
TOTAL407100.0
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 influential165.5
2) Influential3411.7
3) Somewhat influential3411.7
4) Only a little influential3512.1
5) Not influential17159.0
Missing183 
TOTAL290100.0
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 influential113.4
2) Influential3410.6
3) Somewhat influential3611.2
4) Only a little influential3711.5
5) Not influential20363.2
Missing152 
TOTAL321100.0
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 in5469.2
2) Two Bible passages911.5
3) Three Bible passages79.0
4) Four Bible passages22.6
5) Five Bible passages22.6
6) Six or more Bible passages22.6
9) Other comment22.6
Missing395 
TOTAL78100.0
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 closely24853.7
2) Closely15834.2
3) Somewhat closely459.7
4) Not closely at all81.7
5) No opinion30.6
Missing11 
TOTAL462100.0
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 closely20544.1
2) Closely19642.2
3) Somewhat closely5311.4
4) Not closely at all30.6
5) No opinion81.7
Missing8 
TOTAL465100.0
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 closely24453.3
2) Closely11024.0
3) Somewhat closely388.3
4) Not closely at all388.3
5) No opinion286.1
Missing15 
TOTAL458100.0
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 closely6213.4
2) Closely12527.1
3) Somewhat closely13529.2
4) Not closely at all10823.4
5) No opinion326.9
Missing11 
TOTAL462100.0
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 closely8518.5
2) Closely15333.3
3) Somewhat closely15433.6
4) Not closely at all4610.0
5) No opinion214.6
Missing14 
TOTAL459100.0
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 closely17136.9
2) Closely15333.0
3) Somewhat closely8117.5
4) Not closely at all357.6
5) No opinion235.0
Missing10 
TOTAL463100.0
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 closely19041.7
2) Closely17137.5
3) Somewhat closely5712.5
4) Not closely at all245.3
5) No opinion143.1
Missing17 
TOTAL456100.0
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 closely16736.2
2) Closely16836.4
3) Somewhat closely8318.0
4) Not closely at all367.8
5) No opinion71.5
Missing12 
TOTAL461100.0
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 closely15834.5
2) Closely18340.0
3) Somewhat closely8318.1
4) Not closely at all194.1
5) No opinion153.3
Missing15 
TOTAL458100.0
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 closely16535.8
2) Closely19141.4
3) Somewhat closely6614.3
4) Not closely at all306.5
5) No opinion92.0
Missing12 
TOTAL461100.0
20) 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 closely7115.4
2) Closely12827.8
3) Somewhat closely14431.2
4) Not closely at all9220.0
5) No opinion265.6
Missing12 
TOTAL461100.0
21) 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 closely306.6
2) Closely10523.2
3) Somewhat closely12327.2
4) Not closely at all11725.9
5) No opinion7717.0
Missing21 
TOTAL452100.0
22) 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 closely5011.1
2) Closely12427.4
3) Somewhat closely14231.4
4) Not closely at all8919.7
5) No opinion4710.4
Missing21 
TOTAL452100.0
23) 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 closely408.9
2) Closely12227.1
3) Somewhat closely14432.0
4) Not closely at all8619.1
5) No opinion5812.9
Missing23 
TOTAL450100.0
24) 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 closely8017.5
2) Closely13329.2
3) Somewhat closely12627.6
4) Not closely at all7316.0
5) No opinion449.6
Missing17 
TOTAL456100.0
25) 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 closely5311.6
2) Closely9921.8
3) Somewhat closely14030.8
4) Not closely at all10924.0
5) No opinion5411.9
Missing18 
TOTAL455100.0
26) 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 closely4810.6
2) Closely13830.5
3) Somewhat closely15133.4
4) Not closely at all6614.6
5) No opinion4910.8
Missing21 
TOTAL452100.0
27) 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 closely204.5
2) Closely5412.0
3) Somewhat closely9821.8
4) Not closely at all18541.2
5) No opinion9220.5
Missing24 
TOTAL449100.0
28) 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 applies20545.8
2) Generally does not apply14432.1
3) No opinion9922.1
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 exercise tremendous power (POWER)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies36980.7
2) Generally does not apply4610.1
3) No opinion429.2
Missing16 
TOTAL457100.0
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 will behave responsibly whether or not bound by laws (RESPNSBL)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies11325.1
2) Generally does not apply26959.8
3) No opinion6815.1
Missing23 
TOTAL450100.0
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 serve American society well (USSOCIET)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies19944.1
2) Generally does not apply18340.6
3) No opinion6915.3
Missing22 
TOTAL451100.0
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 manipulate government(s) (MANGOVNT)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies24654.5
2) Generally does not apply13830.6
3) No opinion6714.9
Missing22 
TOTAL451100.0
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 foster equality among Americans (EQUALUS)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies7516.7
2) Generally does not apply29064.7
3) No opinion8318.5
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 help less developed countries (HELPLESS)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies18140.0
2) Generally does not apply20445.0
3) No opinion6815.0
Missing20 
TOTAL453100.0
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 create a better future for the world (BETTERFU)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies20244.9
2) Generally does not apply15534.4
3) No opinion9320.7
Missing23 
TOTAL450100.0
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 are secretive about many of their activities (SECRETIV)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies26558.8
2) Generally does not apply10924.2
3) No opinion7717.1
Missing22 
TOTAL451100.0
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 misunderstood by the public (MISUNDER)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies22950.9
2) Generally does not apply12427.6
3) No opinion9721.6
Missing23 
TOTAL450100.0
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 overly regulated by the government (OVERREGL)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies8919.6
2) Generally does not apply27159.6
3) No opinion9520.9
Missing18 
TOTAL455100.0
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 generous with their profits (GENEROUS)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies6815.0
2) Generally does not apply29965.9
3) No opinion8719.2
Missing19 
TOTAL454100.0
40) 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 applies25055.1
2) Generally does not apply16536.3
3) No opinion398.6
Missing19 
TOTAL454100.0
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 exercise tremendous power (LUPOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies35276.9
2) Generally does not apply7817.0
3) No opinion286.1
Missing15 
TOTAL458100.0
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 will behave responsibly whether or not bound by laws (LUREPONS)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies7316.0
2) Generally does not apply32270.8
3) No opinion6013.2
Missing18 
TOTAL455100.0
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 serve American society well (LUSERVE)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies16135.6
2) Generally does not apply23151.1
3) No opinion6013.3
Missing21 
TOTAL452100.0
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 manipulate government(s) (LUGOVERN)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies26858.5
2) Generally does not apply13028.4
3) No opinion6013.1
Missing15 
TOTAL458100.0
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 foster equality among Americans (LUEQUALT)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies15133.0
2) Generally does not apply24052.5
3) No opinion6614.4
Missing16 
TOTAL457100.0
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 impede efficiency and competitiveness (EFICIENT)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies23451.7
2) Generally does not apply15734.7
3) No opinion6213.7
Missing20 
TOTAL453100.0
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: Enhance the dignity and self-determination of workers (ENHDIG)
TOTAL%
1) Generally applies22048.6
2) Generally does not apply16837.1
3) No opinion6514.3
Missing20 
TOTAL453100.0
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 applies15634.1
2) Generally does not apply20945.7
3) No opinion9220.1
Missing16 
TOTAL457100.0
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 applies19242.2
2) Generally does not apply17638.7
3) No opinion8719.1
Missing18 
TOTAL455100.0
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 question33976.9
2) Probably an ethical question7817.7
3) Probably not an ethical question163.6
4) Definitely not an ethical question61.4
5) No opinion20.5
Missing32 
TOTAL441100.0
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 pair to unskilled or semi-skilled workers (SUBSALRY)
TOTAL%
1) Definitely an ethical question19343.7
2) Probably an ethical question16136.4
3) Probably not an ethical question6113.8
4) Definitely not an ethical question204.5
5) No opinion71.6
Missing31 
TOTAL442100.0
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 question5713.0
2) Probably an ethical question9421.4
3) Probably not an ethical question21549.0
4) Definitely not an ethical question6013.7
5) No opinion133.0
Missing34 
TOTAL439100.0
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 question10423.7
2) Probably an ethical question11426.0
3) Probably not an ethical question15535.4
4) Definitely not an ethical question5211.9
5) No opinion133.0
Missing35 
TOTAL438100.0
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 question28966.1
2) Probably an ethical question11726.8
3) Probably not an ethical question225.0
4) Definitely not an ethical question61.4
5) No opinion30.7
Missing36 
TOTAL437100.0
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 question11025.3
2) Probably an ethical question10724.6
3) Probably not an ethical question16237.2
4) Definitely not an ethical question4510.3
5) No opinion112.5
Missing38 
TOTAL435100.0
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 question12027.3
2) Probably an ethical question18441.9
3) Probably not an ethical question10123.0
4) Definitely not an ethical question245.5
5) No opinion102.3
Missing34 
TOTAL439100.0
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 question29466.7
2) Probably an ethical question10423.6
3) Probably not an ethical question276.1
4) Definitely not an ethical question132.9
5) No opinion30.7
Missing32 
TOTAL441100.0
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 question28063.5
2) Probably an ethical question11225.4
3) Probably not an ethical question317.0
4) Definitely not an ethical question122.7
5) No opinion61.4
Missing32 
TOTAL441100.0
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 invest4710.9
2) I would probably not invest10524.3
3) I would probably invest22251.4
4) I would definitely invest5813.4
Missing41 
TOTAL432100.0
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 invest13932.0
2) I would probably not invest14934.3
3) I would probably invest12127.9
4) I would definitely invest255.8
Missing39 
TOTAL434100.0
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 invest10022.9
2) I would probably not invest16537.8
3) I would probably invest14833.9
4) I would definitely invest245.5
Missing36 
TOTAL437100.0
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 invest16738.3
2) I would probably not invest20246.3
3) I would probably invest5612.8
4) I would definitely invest112.5
Missing37 
TOTAL436100.0
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 invest22351.4
2) I would probably not invest17039.2
3) I would probably invest317.1
4) I would definitely invest102.3
Missing39 
TOTAL434100.0
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 invest4410.1
2) I would probably not invest8018.3
3) I would probably invest22250.9
4) I would definitely invest9020.6
Missing37 
TOTAL436100.0
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 invest23152.9
2) I would probably not invest17640.3
3) I would probably invest245.5
4) I would definitely invest61.4
Missing36 
TOTAL437100.0
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 invest8319.3
2) I would probably not invest12328.5
3) I would probably invest17841.3
4) I would definitely invest4710.9
Missing42 
TOTAL431100.0
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 effective327.3
2) Somewhat effective17439.5
3) Somewhat ineffective11526.1
4) Very ineffective9220.9
5) No opinion286.3
Missing32 
TOTAL441100.0
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 effective419.3
2) Somewhat effective21648.9
3) Somewhat ineffective10924.7
4) Very ineffective419.3
5) No opinion357.9
Missing31 
TOTAL442100.0
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 effective12327.9
2) Somewhat effective19744.7
3) Somewhat ineffective7517.0
4) Very ineffective286.3
5) No opinion184.1
Missing32 
TOTAL441100.0
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 effective5512.5
2) Somewhat effective20546.6
3) Somewhat ineffective10924.8
4) Very ineffective4810.9
5) No opinion235.2
Missing33 
TOTAL440100.0
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 effective388.6
2) Somewhat effective22450.9
3) Somewhat ineffective12328.0
4) Very ineffective368.2
5) No opinion194.3
Missing33 
TOTAL440100.0
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 effective10122.9
2) Somewhat effective21448.4
3) Somewhat ineffective8118.3
4) Very ineffective204.5
5) No opinion265.9
Missing31 
TOTAL442100.0
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 effective19945.0
2) Somewhat effective18541.9
3) Somewhat ineffective296.6
4) Very ineffective81.8
5) No opinion214.8
Missing31 
TOTAL442100.0
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) Yes27262.5
2) No15535.6
3) Not sure81.8
Missing38 
TOTAL435100.0
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) Yes4410.1
2) No37987.1
3) Not sure122.8
Missing38 
TOTAL435100.0
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) Yes18141.7
2) No24857.1
3) Not sure51.2
Missing39 
TOTAL434100.0
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) Yes174.0
2) No39993.0
3) Not sure133.0
Missing44 
TOTAL429100.0
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 away 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) Yes16036.5
2) No27863.5
Missing35 
TOTAL438100.0
79) Indicate if you personally agree or disagree with the position previously stated (OPTACOBL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree5512.8
2) Agree12930.0
3) Neutral12428.8
4) Disagree7617.7
5) Strongly disagree4610.7
Missing43 
TOTAL430100.0
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 away 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) Yes6915.9
2) No36484.1
Missing40 
TOTAL433100.0
81) Indicate if you personally agree or disagree with the position previously stated (OPSUDAN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree10925.9
2) Agree16940.1
3) Neutral10725.4
4) Disagree245.7
5) Strongly disagree122.9
Missing52 
TOTAL421100.0
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 away 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) Yes26661.3
2) No16838.7
Missing39 
TOTAL434100.0
83) Indicate if you personally agree or disagree with the position previously stated (OPISRAEL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly Agree6014.0
2) Agree10324.0
3) Neutral9822.8
4) Disagree7216.8
5) Strongly disagree9622.4
Missing44 
TOTAL429100.0
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 agree20145.8
2) Agree18542.1
3) Neutral388.7
4) Disagree122.7
5) Strongly disagree30.7
Missing34 
TOTAL439100.0
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 agree245.5
2) Agree6615.1
3) Neutral8920.4
4) Disagree16638.0
5) Strongly disagree9221.1
Missing36 
TOTAL437100.0
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 agree439.8
2) Agree10423.7
3) Neutral9221.0
4) Disagree14934.0
5) Strongly disagree5011.4
Missing35 
TOTAL438100.0
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 agree419.4
2) Agree26961.6
3) Neutral5412.4
4) Disagree6314.4
5) Strongly disagree102.3
Missing36 
TOTAL437100.0
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 agree419.4
2) Agree14132.5
3) Neutral9020.7
4) Disagree12929.7
5) Strongly disagree337.6
Missing39 
TOTAL434100.0
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 agree6915.8
2) Agree17640.2
3) Neutral7517.1
4) Disagree8820.1
5) Strongly disagree306.8
Missing35 
TOTAL438100.0
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 agree6414.7
2) Agree14332.8
3) Neutral9722.2
4) Disagree8118.6
5) Strongly disagree5111.7
Missing37 
TOTAL436100.0
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 agree173.9
2) Agree255.7
3) Neutral5612.9
4) Disagree21549.4
5) Strongly disagree12228.0
Missing38 
TOTAL435100.0
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 agree15836.2
2) Agree18742.8
3) Neutral4510.3
4) Disagree368.2
5) Strongly disagree112.5
Missing36 
TOTAL437100.0
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 agree8619.9
2) Agree10424.0
3) Neutral9321.5
4) Disagree10424.0
5) Strongly disagree4610.6
Missing40 
TOTAL433100.0
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 appropriate32672.3
2) Appropriate12126.8
3) Not very appropriate30.7
4) Not at all appropriate10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL451100.0
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 appropriate24354.1
2) Appropriate18340.8
3) Not very appropriate194.2
4) Not at all appropriate40.9
Missing24 
TOTAL449100.0
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 appropriate16737.3
2) Appropriate24454.5
3) Not very appropriate357.8
4) Not at all appropriate20.4
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 appropriate23652.8
2) Appropriate19543.6
3) Not very appropriate163.6
Missing26 
TOTAL447100.0
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 appropriate10022.9
2) Appropriate20146.0
3) Not very appropriate11526.3
4) Not at all appropriate214.8
Missing36 
TOTAL437100.0
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 appropriate14833.3
2) Appropriate19042.8
3) Not very appropriate8519.1
4) Not at all appropriate214.7
Missing29 
TOTAL444100.0
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 appropriate15033.6
2) Appropriate21247.4
3) Not very appropriate7416.6
4) Not at all appropriate112.5
Missing26 
TOTAL447100.0
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 appropriate16738.0
2) Appropriate23553.4
3) Not very appropriate378.4
4) Not at all appropriate10.2
Missing33 
TOTAL440100.0
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 appropriate194.3
2) Appropriate10323.3
3) Not very appropriate23452.9
4) Not at all appropriate8619.5
Missing31 
TOTAL442100.0
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 appropriate14231.8
2) Appropriate20846.5
3) Not very appropriate7917.7
4) Not at all appropriate184.0
Missing26 
TOTAL447100.0
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 appropriate12126.9
2) Appropriate24153.6
3) Not very appropriate8017.8
4) Not at all appropriate81.8
Missing23 
TOTAL450100.0
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 agree10623.7
2) Agree19543.5
3) Neutral8819.6
4) Disagree5512.3
5) Strongly disagree40.9
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 agree7015.8
2) Agree14232.1
3) Neutral12528.2
4) Disagree9822.1
5) Strongly disagree81.8
Missing30 
TOTAL443100.0
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 agree10323.1
2) Agree25557.2
3) Neutral5211.7
4) Disagree327.2
5) Strongly disagree40.9
Missing27 
TOTAL446100.0
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 agree15033.5
2) Agree20746.2
3) Neutral8318.5
4) Disagree81.8
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 agree15033.4
2) Agree21547.9
3) Neutral5913.1
4) Disagree235.1
5) Strongly disagree20.4
Missing24 
TOTAL449100.0
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 agree40188.9
2) Agree429.3
3) Neutral71.6
4) Disagree10.2
Missing22 
TOTAL451100.0
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 agree14833.0
2) Agree13429.8
3) Neutral5412.0
4) Disagree5913.1
5) Strongly disagree5412.0
Missing24 
TOTAL449100.0
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 agree10022.4
2) Agree15133.9
3) Neutral13029.1
4) Disagree5612.6
5) Strongly disagree92.0
Missing27 
TOTAL446100.0
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 agree102.2
2) Agree10323.0
3) Neutral17238.5
4) Disagree14031.3
5) Strongly disagree224.9
Missing26 
TOTAL447100.0
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 agree4710.6
2) Agree20145.3
3) Neutral14432.4
4) Disagree4810.8
5) Strongly disagree40.9
Missing29 
TOTAL444100.0
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 agree9120.4
2) Agree14432.3
3) Neutral12528.0
4) Disagree5412.1
5) Strongly disagree327.2
Missing27 
TOTAL446100.0
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 concerned18441.1
2) Generally concerned17338.6
3) A little concerned7216.1
4) Not concerned194.2
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 concerned16036.0
2) Generally concerned18240.9
3) A little concerned8018.0
4) Not concerned235.2
Missing28 
TOTAL445100.0
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 concerned22350.1
2) Generally concerned14131.7
3) A little concerned5011.2
4) Not concerned317.0
Missing28 
TOTAL445100.0
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 concerned18040.1
2) Generally concerned17739.4
3) A little concerned6013.4
4) Not concerned265.8
5) No opinion61.3
Missing24 
TOTAL449100.0
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 concerned25256.4
2) Generally concerned16236.2
3) A little concerned286.3
4) Not concerned51.1
Missing26 
TOTAL447100.0
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 concerned16937.8
2) Generally concerned12528.0
3) A little concerned8919.9
4) Not concerned6314.1
5) No opinion10.2
Missing26 
TOTAL447100.0
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 concerned17037.9
2) Generally concerned17940.0
3) A little concerned7115.8
4) Not concerned286.3
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 concerned18240.8
2) Generally concerned12628.3
3) A little concerned8218.4
4) Not concerned5412.1
5) No opinion20.4
Missing27 
TOTAL446100.0
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 concerned16436.6
2) Generally concerned17639.3
3) A little concerned8118.1
4) Not concerned255.6
5) No opinion20.4
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 concerned8819.8
2) Generally concerned15735.3
3) A little concerned13630.6
4) Not concerned5813.0
5) No opinion61.3
Missing28 
TOTAL445100.0
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 concerned12928.8
2) Generally concerned17940.0
3) A little concerned10022.3
4) Not concerned306.7
5) No opinion102.2
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 concerned6514.5
2) Generally concerned16336.5
3) A little concerned13931.1
4) Not concerned6414.3
5) No opinion163.6
Missing26 
TOTAL447100.0
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 appropriate12127.2
2) Appropriate20947.0
3) Not very appropriate6314.2
4) Not at all appropriate388.5
5) No opinion143.1
Missing28 
TOTAL445100.0
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 appropriate6514.7
2) Appropriate16336.9
3) Not very appropriate14031.7
4) Not at all appropriate6113.8
5) No opinion132.9
Missing31 
TOTAL442100.0
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 appropriate9822.0
2) Appropriate20946.9
3) Not very appropriate8920.0
4) Not at all appropriate419.2
5) No opinion92.0
Missing27 
TOTAL446100.0
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 appropriate15334.2
2) Appropriate21648.2
3) Not very appropriate5412.1
4) Not at all appropriate194.2
5) No opinion61.3
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
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 appropriate11926.6
2) Appropriate23953.5
3) Not very appropriate6113.6
4) Not at all appropriate163.6
5) No opinion122.7
Missing26 
TOTAL447100.0
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 appropriate9220.8
2) Appropriate23152.1
3) Not very appropriate7416.7
4) Not at all appropriate296.5
5) No opinion173.8
Missing30 
TOTAL443100.0
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 appropriate6314.1
2) Appropriate16637.1
3) Not very appropriate13029.1
4) Not at all appropriate7316.3
5) No opinion153.4
Missing26 
TOTAL447100.0
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 appropriate11926.6
2) Appropriate24254.0
3) Not very appropriate4910.9
4) Not at all appropriate224.9
5) No opinion163.6
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
136) Please use this space for additional comments (COMMENT)
TOTAL%
1) Positive comment about questionnaire/content32.9
2) Negative comment about questionnaire/content1413.3
3) Negative comment church should stick to the gospel and not get involved in social/economic/political/governmental issues1514.3
4) Other positive comments about questionnaire2422.9
5) Positive comments about experience as panelist43.8
6) Negative comments about experience as panelist11.0
8) Other comments4441.9
Missing368 
TOTAL105100.0
137) Survey Form (FORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper39683.7
2) Web7716.3
TOTAL473100.0
138) Identification Number (ID2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4723825.97499
139) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46721.36216
140) [If YRMEM = 0] How many months have you been a member of congregation? (MONMEM)
TOTAL%
5) 1100.0
Missing472 
TOTAL1100.0
141) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) 306.5
1) 6113.1
2) 8317.8
3) 6012.9
4) 347.3
5) 5010.8
6) 214.5
7) 245.2
8) 214.5
9) 30.6
10) 255.4
11) 51.1
12) 132.8
13) 30.6
14) 30.6
15) 102.2
17) 10.2
18) 10.2
20) 71.5
25) 61.3
26) 10.2
32) 10.2
38) 10.2
75) 10.2
Missing8 
TOTAL465100.0
142) Don't know number of members (NONUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46197.7
1) Checked112.3
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
143) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL443799.043905
144) Have you ever been ordained an Elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes46999.8
2) No10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL470100.0
145) [IF ORDELDER is 1] Are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43095.1
2) No224.9
Missing21 
TOTAL452100.0
146) Have you ever been ordained a Deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18840.7
2) No27459.3
Missing11 
TOTAL462100.0
147) [If ORDDEACN is 1] Are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52.2
2) No21997.8
Missing249 
TOTAL224100.0
148) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24351.5
1) Checked22948.5
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
149) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24251.3
1) Checked23048.7
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
150) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of presbytery, synod, or General Assembly committee or task force (POSPRESB)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42990.9
1) Checked439.1
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
151) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42289.4
1) Checked5010.6
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
152) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34673.3
1) Checked12626.7
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
153) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46798.9
1) Checked51.1
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
154) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38882.2
1) Checked8417.8
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
155) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34372.7
1) Checked12927.3
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
156) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church?: Other (specify): (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked34873.7
1) Checked12426.3
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
157) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never10.2
3) Once-twice a year10.2
4) Several times a year10.2
5) Once a month30.6
6) 2-3 times a month316.6
7) Nearly every week24451.9
8) Every week18940.2
Missing3 
TOTAL470100.0
158) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: attended programs or events at your church (besides worship; if you attended Sunday or Church School include those hours here.)? (HREVENT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours153.2
2) 1-2 Hours5611.9
3) 3-5 Hours14129.9
4) 6-10 Hours14530.8
5) 11-20 Hours8518.0
6) More than 20 Hours296.2
Missing2 
TOTAL471100.0
159) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: given volunteer time at your church to teach, lead, serve on a committee, or help with some program or event? (HRVOLUNT)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours143.0
2) 1-2 Hours7616.3
3) 3-5 Hours14030.0
4) 6-10 Hours13629.2
5) 11-20 Hours7516.1
6) More than 20 Hours255.4
Missing7 
TOTAL466100.0
160) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: participated in religious events, programs, or groups sponsored by a church or other religious organization which took place in a home or other facility away from your church? (HRRELG)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours20543.6
2) 1-2 Hours11825.1
3) 3-5 Hours9219.6
4) 6-10 Hours347.2
5) 11-20 Hours153.2
6) More than 20 Hours61.3
Missing3 
TOTAL470100.0
161) How many hours, if any, during the last month have you: given volunteer time, apart from church programs, to help the less fortunate or to help make your own community a better place to live (e.g., through volunteer or committee work)? (HRCOMVOL)
TOTAL%
1) 0 Hours13128.2
2) 1-2 Hours12025.8
3) 3-5 Hours10322.2
4) 6-10 Hours6012.9
5) 11-20 Hours367.7
6) More than 20 Hours153.2
Missing8 
TOTAL465100.0
162) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily11424.7
2) Several times a week8919.3
3) Weekly5311.5
4) Several times a month8117.6
5) Once a month245.2
6) Several times a year5912.8
7) Once a year or less286.1
8) Never132.8
Missing12 
TOTAL461100.0
163) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Read Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily102.3
2) Several times a week225.0
3) Weekly9421.2
4) Several times a month4710.6
5) Once a month337.4
6) Several times a year7516.9
7) Once a year or less6214.0
8) Never10022.6
Missing30 
TOTAL443100.0
164) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily40.9
2) Several times a week102.3
3) Weekly11926.8
4) Several times a month5311.9
5) Once a month398.8
6) Several times a year5011.3
7) Once a year or less5913.3
8) Never11024.8
Missing29 
TOTAL444100.0
165) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily33873.8
2) Several times a week7516.4
3) Weekly112.4
4) Several times a month173.7
5) Once a month71.5
6) Several times a year71.5
7) Once a year or less30.7
Missing15 
TOTAL458100.0
166) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily10924.0
2) Several times a week6614.5
3) Weekly8919.6
4) Several times a month5712.5
5) Once a month265.7
6) Several times a year5712.5
7) Once a year or less122.6
8) Never398.6
Missing18 
TOTAL455100.0
167) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities?: Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily- almost daily30.7
2) Several times a week61.4
3) Weekly399.0
4) Several times a month194.4
5) Once a month266.0
6) Several times a year5111.8
7) Once a year or less7818.0
8) Never21148.7
Missing40 
TOTAL433100.0
168) Did you belong to any other churches before the one you now belong to? (BEFORE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes38182.1
2) No8317.9
Missing9 
TOTAL464100.0
169) What denomination was the church you belonged to immediately prior to the church you are now a member of? (DENBEFOR)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist4110.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)41.0
3) Episcopal153.8
4) Lutheran225.6
5) Methodist5213.3
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA18346.8
7) Other Presbyterian41.0
8) Reformed51.3
9) Roman Catholic153.8
10) UCC184.6
11) Independent- Nondenominational143.6
12) Other184.6
Missing82 
TOTAL391100.0
170) 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) Baptist4910.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)81.7
3) Episcopal153.2
4) Lutheran265.5
5) Methodist6814.4
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA20643.7
7) Other Presbyterian61.3
8) Reformed91.9
9) Roman Catholic245.1
10) UCC71.5
11) Independent- Nondenominational122.5
12) None143.0
13) Other275.7
Missing2 
TOTAL471100.0
171) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46718.317
172) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative275.8
2) Conservative17236.8
3) Moderate17838.1
4) Liberal7315.6
5) Very liberal173.6
Missing6 
TOTAL467100.0
173) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes34373.0
2) No12727.0
Missing3 
TOTAL470100.0
174) Would you say you have had a conversion experience—that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ? (EXPERIEN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23851.4
2) No22548.6
Missing10 
TOTAL463100.0
175) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Word of God taken literally word for word6213.4
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context20444.0
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings16335.1
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us286.0
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book40.9
7) Don't know30.6
Missing9 
TOTAL464100.0
176) 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 world224.8
2) Is a true account of how God created the world28061.7
3) Reflects human feelings about how the world might have been created15233.5
Missing19 
TOTAL454100.0
177) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (OWNBELIE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree235.0
2) Agree10422.5
3) Not sure418.9
4) Disagree20644.6
5) Strongly disagree8819.0
Missing11 
TOTAL462100.0
178) 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 agree163.4
2) Agree9119.6
3) Not sure6514.0
4) Disagree14030.1
5) Strongly disagree15332.9
Missing8 
TOTAL465100.0
179) 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 agree33271.9
2) Agree9620.8
3) Not sure306.5
4) Disagree30.6
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL462100.0
180) 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 agree22348.2
2) Agree10021.6
3) Not sure7315.8
4) Disagree5311.4
5) Strongly disagree143.0
Missing10 
TOTAL463100.0
181) 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 agree23049.7
2) Agree11224.2
3) Not sure9721.0
4) Disagree194.1
5) Strongly disagree51.1
Missing10 
TOTAL463100.0
182) 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 agree14231.0
2) Agree7416.2
3) Not sure10522.9
4) Disagree9520.7
5) Strongly disagree429.2
Missing15 
TOTAL458100.0
183) 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 agree20644.6
2) Agree22448.5
3) Not sure153.2
4) Disagree163.5
5) Strongly disagree10.2
Missing11 
TOTAL462100.0
184) 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 agree19041.1
2) Agree14130.5
3) Not sure7917.1
4) Disagree337.1
5) Strongly disagree194.1
Missing11 
TOTAL462100.0
185) 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 agree23651.0
2) Agree14230.7
3) Not sure6614.3
4) Disagree112.4
5) Strongly disagree81.7
Missing10 
TOTAL463100.0
186) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: We should respect other world religions and quit trying to impose Christianity on them. (RESPECT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4810.5
2) Agree14230.9
3) Not sure9721.1
4) Disagree12226.6
5) Strongly disagree5010.9
Missing14 
TOTAL459100.0
187) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a heaven (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29964.0
2) Agree13128.1
3) Not sure296.2
4) Disagree40.9
5) Strongly disagree40.9
Missing6 
TOTAL467100.0
188) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements: There is a hell (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree23951.3
2) Agree10723.0
3) Not sure8919.1
4) Disagree173.6
5) Strongly disagree143.0
Missing7 
TOTAL466100.0
189) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female22447.7
2) Male24652.3
Missing3 
TOTAL470100.0
190) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL46958.24712
191) 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 farm469.8
2) On a farm234.9
3) Small city-town14130.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000–250,000)6513.8
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city418.7
6) In a large city (over 250,000)5712.1
7) In a suburb near a large city9720.6
Missing3 
TOTAL470100.0
192) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married39584.4
2) Not married7315.6
Missing5 
TOTAL468100.0
193) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married2128.0
2) Yes, am now widowed3445.3
3) Yes, am now divorced1824.0
4) Yes, both widowed- divorced22.7
Missing398 
TOTAL75100.0
194) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No31981.4
2) Yes, was widowed61.5
3) Yes, was divorced6215.8
4) Yes, both widowed & divorced51.3
Missing81 
TOTAL392100.0
195) 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) Baptist5714.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)123.1
3) Episcopal174.4
4) Lutheran225.6
5) Methodist6416.4
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA11930.5
7) Other Presbyterian10.3
8) Reformed41.0
9) Roman Catholic369.2
10) UCC123.1
11) Non-denominational10.3
12) None102.6
13) Other359.0
Missing83 
TOTAL390100.0
196) 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%
3) Episcopal10.3
4) Lutheran10.3
5) Methodist20.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA34090.7
8) Reformed10.3
9) Roman Catholic133.5
12) None102.7
13) Other71.9
Missing98 
TOTAL375100.0
197) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never133.5
2) Less than once a year41.1
3) About once-twice a year133.5
4) Several times a year215.7
5) About once a month174.6
6) 2-3 times a month359.5
7) Nearly every week15943.3
8) Every week10528.6
Missing106 
TOTAL367100.0
198) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never4242.9
2) Less than once a year77.1
3) About once-twice a year1616.3
4) Several times a year1111.2
5) About once a month44.1
6) 2-3 times a month66.1
7) Nearly every week33.1
8) Every week99.2
Missing375 
TOTAL98100.0
199) Please indicate your employment status: employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked29562.5
1) Checked17737.5
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
200) Please indicate your employment status: employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41688.1
1) Checked5611.9
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
201) Please indicate your employment status: self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43091.1
1) Checked428.9
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
202) Please indicate your employment status: unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46698.7
1) Checked61.3
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
203) Please indicate your employment status: retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30464.4
1) Checked16835.6
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
204) Please indicate your employment status: full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43091.1
1) Checked428.9
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
205) Please indicate your employment status: student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46698.7
1) Checked61.3
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
206) Please indicate your employment status: other (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46698.7
1) Checked61.3
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
207) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32969.7
1) Checked14330.3
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
208) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Part-employed (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43291.5
1) Checked408.5
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
209) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43792.6
1) Checked357.4
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
210) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46899.2
1) Checked40.8
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
211) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36577.3
1) Checked10722.7
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
212) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42189.2
1) Checked5110.8
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
213) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47099.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
214) If married, please indicate the employment status of your spouse: Other (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46999.4
1) Checked30.6
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
215) 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) 144.6
1) 20.7
4) 20.7
5) 20.7
6) 10.3
7) 10.3
8) 20.7
9) 10.3
10) 51.7
12) 51.7
15) 72.3
16) 31.0
18) 20.7
20) 113.6
21) 10.3
22) 31.0
24) 41.3
25) 62.0
27) 10.3
28) 31.0
30) 103.3
32) 41.3
35) 62.0
38) 31.0
40) 6521.5
42) 41.3
43) 20.7
44) 10.3
45) 299.6
46) 31.0
47) 41.3
48) 62.0
49) 10.3
50) 4414.6
52) 10.3
53) 10.3
55) 113.6
56) 20.7
57) 10.3
60) 186.0
65) 31.0
70) 41.3
75) 10.3
80) 20.7
Missing171 
TOTAL302100.0
216) If your husband or wife is: employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year (SHRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 145.6
2) 20.8
5) 10.4
7) 10.4
8) 31.2
10) 62.4
11) 10.4
12) 31.2
15) 31.2
16) 20.8
20) 166.3
24) 52.0
25) 83.2
26) 10.4
30) 145.6
32) 10.4
34) 10.4
35) 93.6
38) 20.8
40) 6525.8
42) 10.4
44) 20.8
45) 197.5
46) 10.4
47) 10.4
48) 10.4
50) 3614.3
53) 10.4
55) 62.4
58) 10.4
60) 145.6
65) 20.8
67) 10.4
70) 41.6
75) 10.4
80) 31.2
Missing221 
TOTAL252100.0
217) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDU)
TOTAL%
4) High school diploma398.7
5) Some college7216.1
6) Graduated from college11525.7
7) Some graduate work7516.7
8) Graduate degree14732.8
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0
218) If married, what is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDU)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 8 years of formal education20.5
3) Some high school71.9
4) High school diploma4211.3
5) Some college6316.9
6) Graduated from college11230.0
7) Some graduate work3910.5
8) Graduate degree10829.0
Missing100 
TOTAL373100.0
219) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILD2)
TOTAL%
0) None5111.0
1) 1469.9
2) 219942.9
3) 311123.9
4) 4459.7
5) 561.3
6) 620.4
7) 710.2
8) 830.6
Missing9 
TOTAL464100.0
220) 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 alone5211.1
2) Two of us28059.6
3) Three of us6113.0
4) Four of us5311.3
5) Five of us214.5
6) Six of us20.4
8) Not applicable10.2
Missing3 
TOTAL470100.0
221) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: under 6 years of age? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None11784.8
1) 1139.4
2) 285.8
Missing335 
TOTAL138100.0
222) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 13-17 years of age? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None11266.3
1) 13621.3
2) 21810.7
3) 331.8
Missing304 
TOTAL169100.0
223) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 13-17 years of age? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None10863.9
1) 14727.8
2) 2137.7
3) 310.6
Missing304 
TOTAL169100.0
224) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 18-24 years of age? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None11377.4
1) 12718.5
2) 253.4
4) 410.7
Missing327 
TOTAL146100.0
225) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: 25 years of age and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None102.2
1) 15411.9
2) 236279.6
3) 3275.9
4) 410.2
5) 510.2
Missing18 
TOTAL455100.0
226) 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 alone5010.8
2) A single parent, living with one or more children122.6
3) Married- no kids25555.3
4) A married couple, living with one or more children12727.5
5) Some other arrangement173.7
Missing12 
TOTAL461100.0
227) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican or other? (POLITIC)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat13028.0
2) Independent9320.0
3) Republican23851.2
4) Other40.9
Missing8 
TOTAL465100.0
228) How often do you access the internet? (INTERNET)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often25353.7
2) Few times a week10021.2
3) Once a week173.6
4) Less than weekly408.5
5) Never6113.0
Missing2 
TOTAL471100.0
229) How often do you send-receive e-mail? (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily-more often26856.9
2) Few times a week9420.0
3) Once a week122.5
4) Less than weekly357.4
5) Never6213.2
Missing2 
TOTAL471100.0
230) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): white or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked153.2
1) Checked45796.8
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
231) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46698.7
1) Checked61.3
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
232) Race: Indian or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47099.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
233) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46899.2
1) Checked40.8
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
234) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): Hispanic, Latino/a, Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47099.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
235) What is your race or origin? (check all that apply): some other race (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47099.6
1) Checked20.4
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
236) 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.) (INCOME2)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00010.2
2) $10,000- $14,99920.5
3) $15,000- $19,99951.1
4) $20,000- $29,999327.3
5) $30,000- $39,999306.8
6) $40,000- $49,999358.0
7) $50,000- $59,999347.7
8) $60,000- $69,9994410.0
9) $70,000- $79,9994610.5
10) $80,000- $89,999286.4
11) $90,000- $99,999286.4
12) $100,000- $124,9996715.2
13) $125,000- $149,999214.8
14) $150,000- more6715.2
Missing33 
TOTAL440100.0
237) Did you or any other family member in your household fill out a pledge card regarding church giving for the current year? (PLEDGE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes41989.0
2) No5211.0
Missing2 
TOTAL471100.0
238) 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) Yes469100.0
Missing4 
TOTAL469100.0
239) Write your best estimate of the amount given to regular giving (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL4278980.02368272
240) 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) Yes23651.9
2) No21948.1
Missing18 
TOTAL455100.0
241) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special capital campaign (SPECIALG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22120293.729124192
242) During the last 12 months, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money 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) Yes40287.4
2) No5812.6
Missing13 
TOTAL460100.0
243) Write your best estimate of the amount given to special appeal? (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL36714130.256116057
244) 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) Yes23853.7
2) No20546.3
Missing30 
TOTAL443100.0
245) Write your best estimate of the amount given to all religious causes (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL22015495.136116322
246) 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) Yes42993.9
2) No286.1
Missing16 
TOTAL457100.0
247) Write your best estimate of the amount given to non-religious causes (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL39815364.01108380
248) Survey Form (SURVFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper42690.3
2) Web469.7
Missing1 
TOTAL472100.0
249) What is your present age? (AGE2)
TOTAL%
1) Under age 2010.2
4) 30-3481.7
5) 35-39153.2
6) 40-44398.3
7) 45-495110.9
8) 50-547816.6
9) 55-597014.9
10) 60-644810.2
11) 65-696113.0
12) 70-745211.1
13) 75-79347.2
14) 80-84122.6
Missing4 
TOTAL469100.0
250) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40245.1
2) 40-499019.2
3) 50-6419641.8
4) 65+15933.9
Missing4 
TOTAL469100.0
251) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female22447.7
2) Male24652.3
Missing3 
TOTAL470100.0
252) 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 $20,00081.8
2) $20,000- $49,0009722.0
3) $50,000- $99,99918040.9
4) $100,000+15535.2
Missing33 
TOTAL440100.0
253) 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) Democrat13028.0
2) Independent9320.0
3) Republican23851.2
4) Other40.9
Missing8 
TOTAL465100.0
254) I-EDUC: What is the highest level of education completed by you? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) High school diploma398.7
2) Some college7216.1
3) Graduated from college11525.7
4) Some graduate work7516.7
5) Graduate degree14732.8
Missing25 
TOTAL448100.0