Presbyterian Panel Survey, 2006-2008 - Background Survey, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Identification number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14676116.262647
2) In what year were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? (ORDAINED)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14591985.45911
3) 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) Baptist1718.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)55.3
4) Lutheran22.1
5) Methodist1111.7
6) Presbyterian44.3
7) Other Presbyterian2223.4
8) Reformed44.3
10) United Church of Christ88.5
12) Other2122.3
Missing1375 
TOTAL94100.0
4) Are you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1248.6
2) No131191.4
Missing34 
TOTAL1435100.0
5) [If you are currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school] What degree do you seek? (DEGWORK)
TOTAL%
2) M.A.65.0
3) Th.M./S.T.M.21.7
4) D.Min.9176.5
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D./Ed.D.1815.1
6) Other21.7
Missing1350 
TOTAL119100.0
6) [If you currently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school] At what school are you enrolled? (SCHOOL2)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland11.3
5) Austin22.5
15) Christian Theo11.3
18) Columbia1215.0
22) Dubuque11.3
30) Fuller1012.5
36) Iliff11.3
39) Lancaster11.3
41) Louisville PTS45.0
45) McCormick810.0
53) New York11.3
63) Pittsburgh56.3
65) Princeton11.3
66) Reformed22.5
68) San Francisco67.5
75) Union-Auburn11.3
78) Union PSCE45.0
83) Wesley11.3
84) Western Theo Sem11.3
85) Westminster11.3
99) Other1620.0
Missing1389 
TOTAL80100.0
7) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECJOB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes61542.4
2) No83557.6
Missing19 
TOTAL1450100.0
8) [If you were engaged in any long-term secular job or career before entering seminary] How long were you in that job or career? (YRSSECJB)
TOTAL%
1) 122.2
2) 387.1
2.5) 20.4
3) 5610.4
3.5) 10.2
4) 407.4
5) 438.0
6) 346.3
7) 244.5
8) 254.6
9) 152.8
10) 5610.4
11) 101.9
12) 173.2
13) 101.9
14) 91.7
15) 315.8
16) 122.2
17) 50.9
18) 122.2
19) 30.6
20) 305.6
21) 61.1
22) 50.9
23) 20.4
25) 61.1
26) 61.1
27) 40.7
28) 30.6
29) 10.2
30) 101.9
31) 10.2
32) 30.6
35) 20.4
37) 20.4
38) 10.2
39) 10.2
Missing931 
TOTAL538100.0
9) In what year did you receive your B.A., B.S., or other bachelor's degree? (YRBA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14692021.628714
10) What school awarded this degree? (SCHOOLBA)
TOTAL%
1) A Presbyterian-related college or university31021.4
2) Another church-related college or university32422.3
3) Other college or university81656.3
Missing19 
TOTAL1450100.0
11) From what school and in what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? School awarding degree: (NAMEMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL142050.50125
12) From what school and in what year did you receive your M.Div. or B.D. degree? Year received M.Div. or B.D. degree: (YRMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14271984.47711
13) Check here if no other graduate degrees. (NOGRAD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97866.6
1) Checked49033.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1468100.0
14) Check here if you have earned a M.C.E./M.R.E. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (MCEMRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144698.4
1) Checked231.6
TOTAL1469100.0
15) Year M.C.E./M.R.E. received: (YRMCEMRE)
TOTAL%
1953) 14.3
1963) 14.3
1967) 28.7
1969) 28.7
1971) 14.3
1973) 14.3
1974) 14.3
1976) 313.0
1980) 14.3
1981) 28.7
1985) 28.7
1988) 14.3
1990) 14.3
1992) 14.3
1994) 14.3
2000) 14.3
2001) 14.3
Missing1446 
TOTAL23100.0
16) School awarding M.C.E./M.R.E. degree: (NAMEMCE)
TOTAL%
33) Cordon Conwell14.3
45) McCormick14.3
61) Perkins14.3
64) PSCE14.3
65) Princeton521.7
66) Reformed28.7
72) St. Paul14.3
78) Union PSCE939.1
98) Union-unspecified14.3
99) Other14.3
Missing1446 
TOTAL23100.0
17) Check here if you have earned a M.A. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (GRADMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked138894.5
1) Checked815.5
TOTAL1469100.0
18) Year M.A. received: (YEARMA)
TOTAL%
1958) 11.2
1964) 11.2
1965) 11.2
1968) 11.2
1969) 11.2
1970) 22.5
1971) 11.2
1972) 44.9
1973) 44.9
1974) 44.9
1975) 22.5
1976) 33.7
1977) 22.5
1978) 33.7
1979) 11.2
1980) 11.2
1981) 56.2
1982) 44.9
1983) 22.5
1984) 44.9
1985) 22.5
1986) 33.7
1987) 33.7
1988) 11.2
1989) 33.7
1992) 22.5
1993) 22.5
1994) 11.2
1995) 22.5
1996) 22.5
1997) 44.9
1998) 22.5
2000) 22.5
2001) 11.2
2002) 22.5
2003) 11.2
2004) 11.2
Missing1388 
TOTAL81100.0
19) School awarding M.A. degree: (NAMEMA)
TOTAL%
5) Austin11.2
13) University of Chicago Divinity22.4
16) Claremont22.4
18) Columbia22.4
23) Duke University11.2
30) Fuller89.8
33) Gordon Conwell22.4
39) Lancaster11.2
46) Memphis11.2
52) New Brunswick11.2
60) Pacific School of Religion22.4
64) PSCE11.2
65) Princeton22.4
68) San Francisco11.2
74) Trinity Evangelical22.4
75) Union-Auburn11.2
78) Union PSCE1720.7
79) University of Notre Dame11.2
85) Westminster11.2
88) Yale11.2
99) Other3239.0
Missing1387 
TOTAL82100.0
20) Check here if you have earned a Th.M./S.T.M. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (THMSTM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked137993.9
1) Checked906.1
TOTAL1469100.0
21) Year Th.M./S.T.M. received: (YRTHMSTM)
TOTAL%
1955) 11.1
1958) 11.1
1966) 44.5
1968) 11.1
1969) 22.3
1970) 22.3
1971) 33.4
1972) 11.1
1973) 22.3
1974) 11.1
1975) 55.7
1977) 22.3
1978) 33.4
1979) 44.5
1980) 44.5
1981) 11.1
1982) 33.4
1983) 22.3
1984) 22.3
1985) 33.4
1986) 22.3
1987) 22.3
1988) 44.5
1989) 44.5
1990) 11.1
1991) 33.4
1992) 44.5
1993) 11.1
1994) 33.4
1995) 33.4
1996) 22.3
1997) 22.3
1999) 11.1
2000) 11.1
2001) 22.3
2002) 11.1
2003) 22.3
2004) 11.1
2005) 11.1
2006) 11.1
Missing1381 
TOTAL88100.0
22) School awarding Th.M./S.T.M. degree: (NTHM-STM)
TOTAL%
5) Austin33.4
10) Calvin22.3
13) University of Chicago Divinity11.1
18) Columbia89.1
34) Harvard University33.4
41) Louisville PTS11.1
42) Luther NS11.1
43) Lutheran PA11.1
45) McCormick22.3
53) New York11.1
63) Pittsburgh33.4
65) Princeton3135.2
69) Southeastern Baptist11.1
75) Union-Auburn44.5
78) Union PSCE55.7
84) Western Theological Seminary11.1
88) Yale55.7
99) Other1517.0
Missing1381 
TOTAL88100.0
23) Check here if you have received a D.Min. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (DMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked116079.0
1) Checked30921.0
TOTAL1469100.0
24) Year D.Min. degree received: (YRDMIN)
TOTAL%
1964) 10.3
1968) 10.3
1972) 10.3
1974) 31.0
1975) 51.6
1976) 62.0
1977) 62.0
1978) 62.0
1979) 82.6
1980) 72.3
1981) 62.0
1982) 103.3
1983) 103.3
1984) 123.9
1985) 113.6
1986) 93.0
1987) 62.0
1988) 103.3
1989) 93.0
1990) 103.3
1991) 113.6
1992) 103.3
1993) 123.9
1994) 62.0
1995) 154.9
1996) 154.9
1997) 93.0
1998) 103.3
1999) 103.3
2000) 134.3
2001) 123.9
2002) 144.6
2003) 113.6
2004) 72.3
2005) 123.9
Missing1165 
TOTAL304100.0
25) School awarding D.Min. degree: (NAMEDMIN)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton51.6
3) Asbury10.3
4) Ashland10.3
5) Austin134.2
8) Bethel10.3
14) Chicago Theo10.3
15) Christian Theo10.3
16) Claremont20.7
17) Colgate Rochester10.3
18) Columbia4715.4
19) Concordia10.3
20) Covenant10.3
21) Drew72.3
22) Dubuque41.3
24) Eastern Baptist10.3
27) Erskine20.7
30) Fuller227.2
31) Garrett Evangelical10.3
33) Gordon Conwell51.6
37) Interdenom Theo Center10.3
39) Lancaster10.3
40) Lexington10.3
41) Louisville PTS134.2
43) Lutheran PA10.3
45) McCormick5016.3
53) New York10.3
62) Phillips20.7
63) Pittsburgh258.2
65) Princeton123.9
66) Reformed10.3
68) San Francisco165.2
73) Trinity Lutheran10.3
74) Trinity Evangelical10.3
76) United Theo Dayton20.7
77) United Theo MN10.3
78) Union PSCE3812.4
83) Wesley10.3
84) Western Theo Sem10.3
88) Yale10.3
90) United Theo Sem10.3
98) Union-unspecified10.3
99) Other175.6
Missing1163 
TOTAL306100.0
26) Check here if you have received a Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. in theology, Christian education, or religion. (PHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked138294.1
1) Checked875.9
TOTAL1469100.0
27) Year Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree received: (YRPHD)
TOTAL%
1962) 11.2
1967) 11.2
1968) 11.2
1969) 11.2
1970) 22.4
1971) 11.2
1973) 33.7
1975) 11.2
1976) 22.4
1978) 11.2
1979) 11.2
1980) 11.2
1981) 22.4
1982) 56.1
1983) 11.2
1984) 22.4
1985) 33.7
1986) 44.9
1988) 44.9
1989) 11.2
1990) 22.4
1991) 11.2
1992) 33.7
1993) 33.7
1994) 11.2
1995) 33.7
1996) 22.4
1997) 56.1
1998) 22.4
1999) 44.9
2000) 11.2
2001) 44.9
2002) 33.7
2003) 33.7
2004) 33.7
2005) 44.9
Missing1387 
TOTAL82100.0
28) School awarding Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree: (NAMEPHD)
TOTAL%
16) Claremont55.9
18) Columbia11.2
21) Drew33.5
23) Duke University33.5
31) Garrett Evangelical11.2
34) Harvard University22.4
36) Iliff11.2
63) Pittsburgh11.2
65) Princeton1112.9
68) San Francisco11.2
74) Trinity Evangelical22.4
75) Union-Auburn44.7
78) Union PSCE55.9
81) Vanderbilt33.5
88) Yale11.2
99) Other4148.2
Missing1384 
TOTAL85100.0
29) Check here if you have received other graduate degrees in theology, Christian education, and religion. (OTHERGRD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144698.4
1) Checked231.6
TOTAL1469100.0
30) Year all other degrees received: (YROTHER)
TOTAL%
98) 14.3
1973) 14.3
1975) 14.3
1976) 14.3
1977) 14.3
1978) 14.3
1980) 14.3
1982) 14.3
1983) 14.3
1986) 14.3
1991) 14.3
1993) 14.3
1998) 28.7
2000) 313.0
2002) 313.0
2003) 14.3
2004) 14.3
2005) 14.3
Missing1446 
TOTAL23100.0
31) School awarding other degrees: (NAMEOTHR)
TOTAL%
18) Columbia28.7
23) Duke University14.3
33) Gordon Conwell14.3
63) Pittsburgh14.3
65) Princeton14.3
67) Regent14.3
68) San Francisco28.7
78) Union PSCE14.3
83) Wesley14.3
98) Union-unspecified28.7
99) Other1043.5
Missing1446 
TOTAL23100.0
32) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: (GRAD2)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree114.4
2) Master's degree21084.3
3) Doctoral degree249.6
4) Other41.6
Missing1220 
TOTAL249100.0
33) Year degree received: (GRAD2YR)
TOTAL%
1951) 10.4
1957) 10.4
1959) 10.4
1961) 10.4
1962) 10.4
1963) 20.8
1965) 41.6
1966) 72.8
1967) 20.8
1968) 62.4
1969) 62.4
1970) 52.0
1971) 93.6
1972) 93.6
1973) 62.4
1974) 93.6
1975) 62.4
1976) 114.4
1977) 93.6
1978) 104.0
1979) 83.2
1980) 93.6
1981) 93.6
1982) 62.4
1983) 62.4
1984) 52.0
1985) 72.8
1986) 52.0
1987) 62.4
1988) 72.8
1989) 104.0
1990) 41.6
1991) 62.4
1992) 31.2
1993) 93.6
1994) 31.2
1995) 62.4
1996) 62.4
1997) 62.4
1998) 31.2
2000) 31.2
2002) 62.4
2003) 20.8
2004) 52.0
2005) 20.8
2006) 10.4
Missing1220 
TOTAL249100.0
34) Major or subject: (MAJOR)
TOTAL%
1) Business/Finance/Accounting/Management2610.6
2) Education2510.2
3) English/Humanities/Languages228.9
4) Fine arts/Music104.1
5) Journalism/Communication/Speech62.4
6) Medical/Health83.3
7) Natural science/Engineering/Math/Computer science124.9
8) Philosophy/Religion/Theology114.5
9) Social and behavioral science/History9337.8
10) Other3313.4
Missing1223 
TOTAL246100.0
35) List any other graduate degrees you have earned: (GRAD3)
TOTAL%
1) Bachelor's degree37.1
2) Master's degree2150.0
3) Doctoral degree1842.9
Missing1427 
TOTAL42100.0
36) Year degree received: (GRAD3YR)
TOTAL%
1967) 12.4
1968) 24.8
1969) 12.4
1970) 12.4
1971) 24.8
1972) 24.8
1973) 12.4
1976) 49.5
1977) 12.4
1978) 24.8
1980) 37.1
1981) 12.4
1983) 12.4
1984) 12.4
1986) 24.8
1988) 24.8
1990) 24.8
1992) 37.1
1993) 12.4
1995) 24.8
1998) 49.5
2000) 37.1
Missing1427 
TOTAL42100.0
37) Major or subject: (MAJOR3)
TOTAL%
1) Business/Finance/Accounting/Management24.8
2) Education716.7
3) English/Humanities/Languages49.5
4) Fine arts/Music12.4
5) Journalism/Communication/Speech12.4
6) Medical/Health37.1
7) Natural science/Engineering/Math/Computer science24.8
8) Philosophy/Religion/Theology24.8
9) Social and behavioral science/History1740.5
10) Other37.1
Missing1427 
TOTAL42100.0
38) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Pastor, co-pastor, associate, or other pastor in a congregation (PASTORAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40827.8
1) Checked106172.2
TOTAL1469100.0
39) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Other position in a congregation (specify) (POSITION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked142196.7
1) Checked483.3
TOTAL1469100.0
40) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Non-parish job or ministry (NONPARSH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked117379.9
1) Checked29620.1
TOTAL1469100.0
41) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Unemployed (UNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141196.1
1) Checked583.9
TOTAL1469100.0
42) Which category(-ies) below describes your current paid employment? Retired from active ministry (RETIRE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141296.4
1) Checked523.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1464100.0
43) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FULLPART)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time (35 or more hours per week)94587.3
2) Part-time13712.7
Missing387 
TOTAL1082100.0
44) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS)
TOTAL%
2) 21.9
3) 10.9
4) 21.9
8) 32.8
10) 98.5
11) 10.9
15) 65.7
16) 10.9
17) 10.9
18) 32.8
19) 10.9
20) 2725.5
21) 10.9
22) 10.9
23) 10.9
24) 10.9
25) 1817.0
26) 21.9
30) 1615.1
31) 10.9
32) 21.9
35) 21.9
40) 10.9
44) 10.9
50) 21.9
Missing1363 
TOTAL106100.0
45) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor? (Include here congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply.) (CONGREG)
TOTAL%
1) One103296.3
2) Two or more yoked congregations242.2
3) Two or more non-yoked congregations161.5
Missing397 
TOTAL1072100.0
46) [If you are serving two or more congregations] How many? (MANY)
TOTAL%
2) Three3294.1
3) Four or more25.9
Missing1435 
TOTAL34100.0
47) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more.) (MEMBER)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1036474.139617
48) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Solo pastor (SOLO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked95565.0
1) Checked51435.0
TOTAL1469100.0
49) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Senior pastor (SENIOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked109574.5
1) Checked37425.5
TOTAL1469100.0
50) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Associate pastor (ASSO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked129288.0
1) Checked17712.0
TOTAL1469100.0
51) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Co-pastor (COPASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked143097.3
1) Checked392.7
TOTAL1469100.0
52) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Stated or temporary supply (TEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked140995.9
1) Checked604.1
TOTAL1469100.0
53) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Designated pastor (DESIGNAT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked145699.1
1) Checked130.9
TOTAL1469100.0
54) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Interim pastor (INTERMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141096.0
1) Checked594.0
TOTAL1469100.0
55) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Tentmaker (TENTMAKE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked145799.2
1) Checked120.8
TOTAL1469100.0
56) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Paid parish associate (PAID)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144498.3
1) Checked251.7
TOTAL1469100.0
57) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? Other (specify) (OTHER2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141896.5
1) Checked513.5
TOTAL1469100.0
58) Is your non-parish or non-pastoral 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-time (35 or more hours per week)25267.6
2) Part-time12132.4
Missing1096 
TOTAL373100.0
59) [If "part-time,"] Specify hours per week: (HOURS2)
TOTAL%
1) 10.9
2) 10.9
4) 65.5
5) 98.3
6) 32.8
8) 32.8
9) 10.9
10) 1311.9
11) 10.9
12) 32.8
15) 1311.9
18) 10.9
19) 10.9
20) 2422.0
21) 10.9
24) 21.8
25) 109.2
26) 10.9
28) 10.9
30) 54.6
32) 10.9
35) 21.8
40) 43.7
50) 10.9
98) 10.9
Missing1360 
TOTAL109100.0
60) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Faculty/staff at an educational institution (STAFF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked137193.3
1) Checked986.7
TOTAL1469100.0
61) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Chaplain (CHAPLAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked140095.3
1) Checked694.7
TOTAL1469100.0
62) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Missionary/mission co-worker (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked146099.4
1) Checked90.6
TOTAL1469100.0
63) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? National staff or middle governing body staff (NATFSTAF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144798.5
1) Checked221.5
TOTAL1469100.0
64) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency (ECUMENIC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked145799.2
1) Checked120.8
TOTAL1469100.0
65) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Professional pastoral counselor (PROFCOUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked143697.8
1) Checked332.2
TOTAL1469100.0
66) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? Other church-related employment (specify) (OTHCHEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked143197.4
1) Checked382.6
TOTAL1469100.0
67) What type of non-parish/non-pastoral job or ministry do you currently have? All other (including "secular") employment (specify) (ALOTHEMP)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked132990.5
1) Checked1409.5
TOTAL1469100.0
68) For what type of institution do you work? Military (MILITARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked145899.3
1) Checked110.7
TOTAL1469100.0
69) For what type of institution do you work? Civilian government (CIVLGOVT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked145999.3
1) Checked100.7
TOTAL1469100.0
70) For what type of institution do you work? Elementary, middle, or high school (ELEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144498.3
1) Checked251.7
TOTAL1469100.0
71) For what type of institution do you work? College or university (COLLEGE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked142196.7
1) Checked483.3
TOTAL1469100.0
72) For what type of institution do you work? Seminary or other theological school (SEMINARY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141996.6
1) Checked503.4
TOTAL1469100.0
73) For what type of institution do you work? Hospital or other medical facility (HOSPITAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141796.5
1) Checked523.5
TOTAL1469100.0
74) For what type of institution do you work? Church/religious body (CHURCH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked139094.6
1) Checked795.4
TOTAL1469100.0
75) For what type of institution do you work? Other non-profit organization (NOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141296.1
1) Checked573.9
TOTAL1469100.0
76) For what type of institution do you work? For-profit business (FOPROFIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked140295.4
1) Checked674.6
TOTAL1469100.0
77) For what type of institution do you work? Other (specify) (OTHER3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked140995.9
1) Checked604.1
TOTAL1469100.0
78) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (PCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10928.9
2) No26871.1
Missing1092 
TOTAL377100.0
79) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL126210.79612
80) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Check only one. If you were part of more than one denomination as a child, answer by putting a check by the one that influenced you most.) (DENRAISE)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist956.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)130.9
3) Episcopal261.8
4) Lutheran372.6
5) Methodist1137.8
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA87660.7
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)412.8
8) Reformed161.1
9) Roman Catholic443.1
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)261.8
11) Independent or Non-denominational221.5
12) Other (specify)966.7
13) None372.6
Missing27 
TOTAL1442100.0
81) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative644.4
2) Conservative36125.0
3) Moderate53337.0
4) Liberal37225.8
5) Very liberal1127.8
Missing27 
TOTAL1442100.0
82) Which statement comes closest to your view of the Bible? (BIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) The Bible is the word of God, to be taken literally word for word.573.9
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.79555.0
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.48233.3
4) The Bible is not the word of God but contains God's word to us.1087.5
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.30.2
7) Don't know10.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1446100.0
83) 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 agree117981.1
2) Agree20614.2
3) Neutral or not sure594.1
4) Disagree70.5
5) Strongly disagree30.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1454100.0
84) 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 agree79554.9
2) Agree29720.5
3) Neutral or not sure26218.1
4) Disagree694.8
5) Strongly disagree251.7
Missing21 
TOTAL1448100.0
85) 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 agree412.8
2) Agree1168.0
3) Neutral or not sure1298.9
4) Disagree71349.4
5) Strongly disagree44530.8
Missing25 
TOTAL1444100.0
86) 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 agree443.1
2) Agree1268.8
3) Neutral or not sure19813.8
4) Disagree52136.2
5) Strongly disagree55038.2
Missing30 
TOTAL1439100.0
87) 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 agree56839.4
2) Agree32522.5
3) Neutral or not sure16911.7
4) Disagree28920.0
5) Strongly disagree926.4
Missing26 
TOTAL1443100.0
88) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (FOLLOWER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26618.5
2) Agree19013.2
3) Neutral or not sure26718.6
4) Disagree40228.0
5) Strongly disagree31321.8
Missing31 
TOTAL1438100.0
89) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with each of the following statements. It is important to share my faith with other people. (SHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree86359.4
2) Agree54137.3
3) Neutral or not sure382.6
4) Disagree80.6
5) Strongly disagree20.1
Missing17 
TOTAL1452100.0
90) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily68246.9
2) Several times a week50434.7
3) Weekly1399.6
4) Several times a month654.5
5) Once a month261.8
6) Less than once a month362.5
7) Never10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1453100.0
91) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily775.4
2) Several times a week27319.0
3) Weekly51635.9
4) Several times a month16111.2
5) Once a month906.3
6) Less than once a month20614.3
7) Never1158.0
Missing31 
TOTAL1438100.0
92) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily342.4
2) Several times a week16311.5
3) Weekly62944.2
4) Several times a month15010.5
5) Once a month1017.1
6) Less than once a month21114.8
7) Never1349.4
Missing47 
TOTAL1422100.0
93) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily123485.6
2) Several times a week15310.6
3) Weekly251.7
4) Several times a month211.5
5) Once a month20.1
6) Less than once a month50.3
7) Never20.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1442100.0
94) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily64445.0
2) Several times a week40028.0
3) Weekly19913.9
4) Several times a month775.4
5) Once a month161.1
6) Less than once a month584.1
7) Never362.5
Missing39 
TOTAL1430100.0
95) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily443.1
2) Several times a week976.9
3) Weekly37526.6
4) Several times a month1268.9
5) Once a month1389.8
6) Less than once a month31422.3
7) Never31722.5
Missing58 
TOTAL1411100.0
96) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily108475.3
2) Several times a week20214.0
3) Weekly433.0
4) Several times a month422.9
5) Once a month130.9
6) Less than once a month271.9
7) Never292.0
Missing29 
TOTAL1440100.0
97) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily116280.7
2) Several times a week15911.0
3) Weekly422.9
4) Several times a month261.8
5) Once a month110.8
6) Less than once a month120.8
7) Never281.9
Missing29 
TOTAL1440100.0
98) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily42329.4
2) Several times a week32622.7
3) Weekly16411.4
4) Several times a month15510.8
5) Once a month805.6
6) Less than once a month15911.1
7) Never1319.1
Missing31 
TOTAL1438100.0
99) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily111177.2
2) Several times a week18512.9
3) Weekly332.3
4) Several times a month574.0
5) Once a month151.0
6) Less than once a month302.1
7) Never80.6
Missing30 
TOTAL1439100.0
100) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Meet with other ministers in a pastoral support group or peer group (PASTSUPG)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily553.8
2) Several times a week503.4
3) Weekly21915.1
4) Several times a month19513.4
5) Once a month41628.7
6) Less than once a month33423.0
7) Never18112.5
Missing19 
TOTAL1450100.0
101) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. Being part of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an important part of my identity as a Christian. (IDPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree63943.9
2) Agree58440.1
3) Neutral or not sure1067.3
4) Disagree1067.3
5) Strongly disagree201.4
Missing14 
TOTAL1455100.0
102) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. While they may have disagreements from time to time, Christians should remain loyal to one denomination throughout their adult lives. (LOYALDEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree604.1
2) Agree31021.3
3) Neutral or not sure42629.3
4) Disagree54237.3
5) Strongly disagree1157.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1453100.0
103) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. There are several other denominations where I could belong and be just as satisfied. (DENOMSAT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1238.5
2) Agree60241.5
3) Neutral or not sure30721.1
4) Disagree34523.8
5) Strongly disagree755.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1452100.0
104) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has a clearer understanding of the church's mission in the world today than do most other denominations. (MISPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree755.2
2) Agree30320.8
3) Neutral or not sure43329.8
4) Disagree50935.0
5) Strongly disagree1359.3
Missing14 
TOTAL1455100.0
105) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. I have a sense of excitement about the future of my congregation. (EXCITFUT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree46232.1
2) Agree61542.7
3) Neutral or not sure20013.9
4) Disagree1248.6
5) Strongly disagree392.7
Missing29 
TOTAL1440100.0
106) Listed below are a number of statements concerning church membership. For each, indicate your level of agreement or disagreement by checking the box in the appropriate column. I have a sense of excitement about the future of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (FUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree876.0
2) Agree36825.3
3) Neutral or not sure44230.4
4) Disagree40327.7
5) Strongly disagree15410.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1454100.0
107) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Gay partners who make a legal commitment to each other should be entitled to the same rights and benefits as couples in traditional marriages. (GPARBEN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree49534.1
2) Agree40227.7
3) Neutral or not sure1228.4
4) Disagree18012.4
5) Strongly disagree25317.4
Missing17 
TOTAL1452100.0
108) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Presbyterian ministers should be prohibited from performing ceremonies that bless the union between two people of the same sex. (SSUNION)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42128.9
2) Agree18512.7
3) Neutral or not sure14810.2
4) Disagree30621.0
5) Strongly disagree39527.1
Missing14 
TOTAL1455100.0
109) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. It should be OK for two people of the same sex to hold a union ceremony in a Presbyterian church. (UNIONCER)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree34423.7
2) Agree29720.4
3) Neutral or not sure16211.1
4) Disagree21214.6
5) Strongly disagree43830.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1453100.0
110) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. In general, a person who has sex with someone of the same sex is committing a sin. (SAMESEX)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39627.3
2) Agree22415.5
3) Neutral or not sure19713.6
4) Disagree30120.8
5) Strongly disagree33122.8
Missing20 
TOTAL1449100.0
111) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree32922.8
2) Agree26018.0
3) Neutral or not sure17812.3
4) Disagree24917.2
5) Strongly disagree42829.6
Missing25 
TOTAL1444100.0
112) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Decisions on ordination to the ministry of the Word and Sacrament of sexually active gay and lesbian persons should be left for each presbytery to make on a case-by-case basis. (GAYORDIN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29420.2
2) Agree32122.1
3) Neutral or not sure1006.9
4) Disagree24316.7
5) Strongly disagree49434.0
Missing17 
TOTAL1452100.0
113) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree41728.7
2) Agree39026.8
3) Neutral or not sure19213.2
4) Disagree18012.4
5) Strongly disagree27418.9
Missing16 
TOTAL1453100.0
114) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. I would be comfortable with a pastor who is gay or lesbian. (GAYPASTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree39227.0
2) Agree32822.6
3) Neutral or not sure16511.4
4) Disagree18312.6
5) Strongly disagree38326.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1451100.0
115) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of deacon? (GAYDEAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely58240.3
2) Yes, probably17912.4
3) Not sure825.7
4) No, probably not14910.3
5) No, definitely not45131.3
Missing26 
TOTAL1443100.0
116) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of elder? (GAYELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely57940.1
2) Yes, probably17211.9
3) Not sure795.5
4) No, probably not15210.5
5) No, definitely not46232.0
Missing25 
TOTAL1444100.0
117) Would you personally like to see the PC(USA) permit sexually active gay and lesbian persons to be ordained to the office of minister of the Word and Sacrament? (GAYMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely53437.0
2) Yes, probably16711.6
3) Not sure876.0
4) No, probably not1429.8
5) No, definitely not51535.6
Missing24 
TOTAL1445100.0
118) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female42829.5
2) Male102270.5
Missing19 
TOTAL1450100.0
119) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL145151.99110
120) 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 farm926.4
2) On a farm130.9
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)45531.5
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)22115.3
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city1117.7
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)21815.1
7) In a suburb near a large city33523.2
Missing24 
TOTAL1445100.0
121) Which of the categories below most closely describes the place where your congregation is located? (CONGLOC)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm654.9
2) On a farm70.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)46034.5
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)22616.9
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city806.0
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)22717.0
7) In a suburb near a large city26920.2
Missing135 
TOTAL1334100.0
122) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married122484.6
2) Not married22315.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1447100.0
123) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married10146.5
2) Yes, am now widowed146.5
3) Yes, am now divorced9644.2
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced62.8
Missing1252 
TOTAL217100.0
124) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, was widowed151.3
2) Yes, was divorced21218.5
3) Yes, both widowed and divorced20.2
4) No92080.1
Missing320 
TOTAL1149100.0
125) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Some high school10.1
3) High school diploma272.2
4) Some college, but no degree957.7
5) Associate's degree433.5
6) Bachelor's degree27822.6
7) Some graduate work13110.7
8) Graduate degree65553.3
Missing239 
TOTAL1230100.0
126) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SMINISTR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes18615.2
2) No103984.8
Missing244 
TOTAL1225100.0
127) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked82956.5
1) Checked63743.5
Missing3 
TOTAL1466100.0
128) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked124384.6
1) Checked22615.4
TOTAL1469100.0
129) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked134691.6
1) Checked1238.4
TOTAL1469100.0
130) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked143897.9
1) Checked312.1
TOTAL1469100.0
131) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked137493.5
1) Checked956.5
TOTAL1469100.0
132) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked132790.3
1) Checked1429.7
TOTAL1469100.0
133) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked145198.8
1) Checked181.2
TOTAL1469100.0
134) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144998.6
1) Checked201.4
TOTAL1469100.0
135) 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) 50.5
2) 10.1
3) 10.1
4) 20.2
5) 50.5
6) 30.3
8) 40.4
10) 202.1
12) 90.9
13) 10.1
14) 10.1
15) 181.8
16) 40.4
17) 20.2
18) 101.0
20) 788.0
22) 20.2
23) 10.1
24) 80.8
25) 333.4
27) 10.1
30) 575.9
32) 121.2
34) 10.1
35) 333.4
36) 30.3
37) 30.3
38) 60.6
39) 10.1
40) 24324.9
42) 30.3
43) 40.4
44) 10.1
45) 818.3
46) 10.1
47) 10.1
48) 151.5
50) 14214.6
52) 10.1
53) 40.4
55) 505.1
58) 20.2
60) 697.1
65) 80.8
70) 121.2
71) 10.1
75) 30.3
80) 60.6
90) 10.1
99) 10.1
Missing495 
TOTAL974100.0
136) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife was raised (if more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved). (SFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist13311.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)151.2
3) Episcopal433.5
4) Lutheran645.3
5) Methodist15412.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA45837.7
7) Other Presbyterian262.1
8) Reformed151.2
9) Roman Catholic998.2
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)342.8
11) Independent or non-denominational211.7
12) Other (specify)1119.1
13) None413.4
Missing255 
TOTAL1214100.0
137) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist50.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)40.3
3) Episcopal110.9
4) Lutheran90.8
5) Methodist181.5
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA106289.8
7) Other Presbyterian20.2
9) Roman Catholic161.4
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)110.9
11) Independent or non-denominational40.3
12) Other (specify)231.9
13) None181.5
Missing286 
TOTAL1183100.0
138) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None22015.2
1) 118512.8
2) 260241.7
3) 331621.9
4) 4976.7
5) 5141.0
6) 680.6
7) 710.1
8) 810.1
11) 1110.1
Missing24 
TOTAL1445100.0
139) Do you currently live in a manse or other housing provided by your congregation? (MANSE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22015.2
2) No122784.8
Missing22 
TOTAL1447100.0
140) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (PERSONS)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone16011.0
2) Two of us62843.1
3) Three of us26418.1
4) Four of us25917.8
5) Five of us1097.5
6) Six of us292.0
7) Seven or more of us80.5
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing10.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1458100.0
141) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None37466.9
1) One11019.7
2) Two5910.6
3) Three152.7
4) Four10.2
Missing910 
TOTAL559100.0
142) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 612 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None35756.3
1) One17627.8
2) Two8313.1
3) Three172.7
4) Four10.2
Missing835 
TOTAL634100.0
143) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1317 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None33652.8
1) One21133.2
2) Two7912.4
3) Three81.3
4) Four20.3
Missing833 
TOTAL636100.0
144) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1824 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None36975.2
1) One10621.6
2) Two153.1
5) Five10.2
Missing978 
TOTAL491100.0
145) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None50.3
1) One19213.3
2) Two116680.9
3) Three644.4
4) Four120.8
5) Five10.1
9) Nine-more10.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1441100.0
146) 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 alone15710.9
2) A single parent, living with one or more children322.2
3) A married couple, no children in household57139.5
4) A married couple, living with one or more children59841.4
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)886.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1446100.0
147) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat78054.1
2) Independent29920.7
3) Republican33123.0
4) Other (specify)322.2
Missing27 
TOTAL1442100.0
148) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked1349.1
1) Checked133590.9
TOTAL1469100.0
149) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked143797.8
1) Checked322.2
TOTAL1469100.0
150) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked145198.8
1) Checked181.2
TOTAL1469100.0
151) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked141596.3
1) Checked543.7
TOTAL1469100.0
152) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked144598.4
1) Checked241.6
TOTAL1469100.0
153) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked146399.6
1) Checked60.4
TOTAL1469100.0
154) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2004? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (INCOME)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00070.5
2) $10,000-$14,99960.4
3) $15,000-$19,99990.6
4) $20,000-$29,999422.9
5) $30,000-$39,9991127.8
6) $40,000-$49,99915010.5
7) $50,000-$59,99917512.2
8) $60,000-$69,99915610.9
9) $70,000-$79,99915811.0
10) $80,000-$89,9991188.2
11) $90,000-$99,99914610.2
12) $100,000-$124,99917212.0
13) $125,000-$149,999956.6
14) $150,000-$199,999493.4
15) $200,000-$249,999100.7
16) $250,000 or more261.8
Missing38 
TOTAL1431100.0
155) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign). (GIVING)
TOTAL%
1) Yes120783.5
2) No23916.5
Missing23 
TOTAL1446100.0
156) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12985544.19127955
157) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation, in giving to a special capital campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church. (CAPCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60543.9
2) No77356.1
Missing91 
TOTAL1378100.0
158) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5385385.11260899
159) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings -- One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy. (SPECAPP)
TOTAL%
1) Yes106775.2
2) No35124.8
Missing51 
TOTAL1418100.0
160) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11119497.13494457
161) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (OUTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes82459.2
2) No56740.8
Missing78 
TOTAL1391100.0
162) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL8259689.97391704
163) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes. (NONRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes106875.3
2) No35124.7
Missing50 
TOTAL1419100.0
164) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11139560.32490775
165) Response form: (RESPFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper126486.0
2) Web20514.0
TOTAL1469100.0
166) Pastor (PASTOR)
TOTAL%
0) Non-pastor50234.2
1) Pastor96765.8
TOTAL1469100.0
167) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors96765.8
4) Specialized clergy50234.2
TOTAL1469100.0
168) State (STATE)
169) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast31721.6
2) Midwest33823.0
3) South52435.7
4) West28819.6
Missing2 
TOTAL1467100.0
170) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 4016911.6
2) 40-4935624.5
3) 50-6480955.8
4) 65+1178.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1451100.0
171) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female42829.5
2) Male102270.5
Missing19 
TOTAL1450100.0
172) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married122484.6
2) Not married22315.4
Missing22 
TOTAL1447100.0
173) 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) Democrat78054.1
2) Independent29920.7
3) Republican33123.0
4) Other (specify)322.2
Missing27 
TOTAL1442100.0
174) I-INCOME: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 2004? (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 $20,000221.5
2) $20K-$49,99930421.2
3) $50K-$99,99975352.6
4) $100K+35224.6
Missing38 
TOTAL1431100.0