Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2007 - Churchwide Special Offerings, Members

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3401006.915562
2) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering is a tradition at our church. (Q1SPECA)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give6619.8
2) More likely to give16950.6
3) No effect/not sure9227.5
4) Less likely to give41.2
5) Much less likely to give30.9
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
3) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering lets our church keep a share of the donations and decide where to allocate them. (Q1SPECB)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give7322.1
2) More likely to give15145.6
3) No effect/not sure9328.1
4) Less likely to give103.0
5) Much less likely to give41.2
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
4) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering helps me connect with other Christians concerned about the same ministry. (Q1SPECC)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give3610.9
2) More likely to give13540.9
3) No effect/not sure14443.6
4) Less likely to give123.6
5) Much less likely to give30.9
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
5) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering has a clearly defined focus. (Q1SPECD)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give11434.3
2) More likely to give18154.5
3) No effect/not sure339.9
4) Less likely to give20.6
5) Much less likely to give20.6
Missing8 
TOTAL332100.0
6) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering shows clearly how my gift helps specific people. (Q1SPECE)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give12036.1
2) More likely to give16950.9
3) No effect/not sure3811.4
4) Less likely to give20.6
5) Much less likely to give30.9
Missing8 
TOTAL332100.0
7) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering helps me relate to a specific ministry. (Q1SPECF)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give7322.5
2) More likely to give16651.2
3) No effect/not sure7623.5
4) Less likely to give61.9
5) Much less likely to give30.9
Missing16 
TOTAL324100.0
8) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering helps address systemic issues ("root causes"). (Q1SPECG)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give4915.0
2) More likely to give13240.5
3) No effect/not sure13240.5
4) Less likely to give92.8
5) Much less likely to give41.2
Missing14 
TOTAL326100.0
9) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering primarily serves people outside the church. (Q1SPECH)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give206.1
2) More likely to give7522.8
3) No effect/not sure17954.4
4) Less likely to give5015.2
5) Much less likely to give51.5
Missing11 
TOTAL329100.0
10) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering serves ministries located overseas. (Q1SPECI)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give154.5
2) More likely to give8425.5
3) No effect/not sure18455.8
4) Less likely to give4012.1
5) Much less likely to give72.1
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
11) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering serves ministries located in the United States. (Q1SPECJ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give3811.4
2) More likely to give15245.8
3) No effect/not sure13340.1
4) Less likely to give72.1
5) Much less likely to give20.6
Missing8 
TOTAL332100.0
12) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering serves ministries in my local area. (Q1SPECK)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give8425.5
2) More likely to give17352.4
3) No effect/not sure6620.0
4) Less likely to give41.2
5) Much less likely to give30.9
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
13) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering has rigorous financial accountability. (Q1SPECL)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give13039.4
2) More likely to give13741.5
3) No effect/not sure6118.5
4) Less likely to give10.3
5) Much less likely to give10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
14) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering is ecumenical in history and design. (Q1SPECM)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give329.7
2) More likely to give10130.7
3) No effect/not sure18155.0
4) Less likely to give113.3
5) Much less likely to give41.2
Missing11 
TOTAL329100.0
15) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering addresses public policy issues. (Q1SPECN)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give123.7
2) More likely to give5918.2
3) No effect/not sure18557.1
4) Less likely to give4814.8
5) Much less likely to give206.2
Missing16 
TOTAL324100.0
16) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering gets help where it is needed efficiently and without delay. (Q1SPECO)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give11735.5
2) More likely to give17452.7
3) No effect/not sure3711.2
4) Less likely to give10.3
5) Much less likely to give10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
17) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering remains faithful to deserving causes even when they recede from widespread public attention. (Q1SPECP)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give6920.8
2) More likely to give16248.9
3) No effect/not sure9227.8
4) Less likely to give72.1
5) Much less likely to give10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
18) How would each characteristic listed below affect your likelihood of making a donation to a churchwide special offering? Would it make you more likely to give, less likely to give, or would it have no effect? The offering shifts emphases often to reflect emerging needs and ministries. (Q1SPECQ)
TOTAL%
1) Much more likely to give298.8
2) More likely to give12036.5
3) No effect/not sure14744.7
4) Less likely to give298.8
5) Much less likely to give41.2
Missing11 
TOTAL329100.0
19) From the characteristics listed in Q1, which one would you say is the most important to you personally for a churchwide special offering to have? (IMPORTQ1)
TOTAL%
1) Is a tradition at our church.185.5
2) Lets our church keep a share of the donations and decide where to allocate them.3911.8
3) Helps me connect with other Christians concerned about the same ministry.113.3
4) Has a clearly defined focus.5917.9
5) Shows clearly how my gift helps specific people.4714.2
6) Helps me relate to a specific ministry.72.1
7) Helps address systemic issues ("root causes").123.6
8) Primarily serves people outside the church.92.7
9) Serves ministries located overseas.20.6
10) Serves ministries located in the United States.51.5
11) Serves ministries in my local area.257.6
12) Has rigorous financial accountability.3310.0
13) Is ecumenical in history and design.30.9
14) Addresses public policy issues.20.6
15) Gets help where it is needed efficiently and without delay.4714.2
16) Remains faithful to deserving causes even when they recede from widespread public attention.103.0
17) Shifts emphases often to reflect emerging needs and ministries.10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
20) Which two characteristics from the list in Q1 would you choose as your second and your third most-important ones for a churchwide special offering to have? Second most-important characteristic: (SIMPRTQ1)
TOTAL%
1) Is a tradition at our church.134.0
2) Lets our church keep a share of the donations and decide where to allocate them.216.4
3) Helps me connect with other Christians concerned about the same ministry.103.1
4) Has a clearly defined focus.5115.6
5) Shows clearly how my gift helps specific people.4313.2
6) Helps me relate to a specific ministry.134.0
7) Helps address systemic issues ("root causes").175.2
8) Primarily serves people outside the church.20.6
9) Serves ministries located overseas.41.2
10) Serves ministries located in the United States.185.5
11) Serves ministries in my local area.226.7
12) Has rigorous financial accountability.3310.1
13) Is ecumenical in history and design.51.5
14) Addresses public policy issues.51.5
15) Gets help where it is needed efficiently and without delay.4313.2
16) Remains faithful to deserving causes even when they recede from widespread public attention.216.4
17) Shifts emphases often to reflect emerging needs and ministries.51.5
Missing14 
TOTAL326100.0
21) Which two characteristics from the list in Q1 would you choose as your second and your third most-important ones for a churchwide special offering to have? Third most-important characteristic: (TIMPRTQ1)
TOTAL%
1) Is a tradition at our church.113.4
2) Lets our church keep a share of the donations and decide where to allocate them.247.4
3) Helps me connect with other Christians concerned about the same ministry.123.7
4) Has a clearly defined focus.278.3
5) Shows clearly how my gift helps specific people.3711.4
6) Helps me relate to a specific ministry.268.0
7) Helps address systemic issues ("root causes").103.1
8) Primarily serves people outside the church.30.9
9) Serves ministries located overseas.61.8
10) Serves ministries located in the United States.134.0
11) Serves ministries in my local area.329.8
12) Has rigorous financial accountability.278.3
13) Is ecumenical in history and design.82.5
14) Addresses public policy issues.41.2
15) Gets help where it is needed efficiently and without delay.5316.3
16) Remains faithful to deserving causes even when they recede from widespread public attention.226.8
17) Shifts emphases often to reflect emerging needs and ministries.103.1
Missing15 
TOTAL325100.0
22) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to address environmental issues. (Q2AENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely319.3
2) Yes, probably8625.7
3) Maybe yes, maybe no10029.9
4) No, probably not8625.7
5) No, definitely not298.7
6) No opinion30.9
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
23) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to address the root causes of hunger. (Q2BHUNGR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely8826.3
2) Yes, probably15446.1
3) Maybe yes, maybe no7021.0
4) No, probably not195.7
5) No, definitely not20.6
6) No opinion10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
24) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to establish new Presbyterian congregations in the United States ("new church development"). (Q2CNCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely247.2
2) Yes, probably9528.4
3) Maybe yes, maybe no14443.1
4) No, probably not6419.2
5) No, definitely not41.2
6) No opinion30.9
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
25) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to foster spiritual growth of individual Presbyterians. (Q2DSGROW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely267.9
2) Yes, probably10030.2
3) Maybe yes, maybe no14142.6
4) No, probably not5115.4
5) No, definitely not72.1
6) No opinion61.8
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
26) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to give people basic necessities (food, shelter, health care). (Q2ENECES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely13239.2
2) Yes, probably16448.7
3) Maybe yes, maybe no339.8
4) No, probably not61.8
5) No, definitely not10.3
6) No opinion10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
27) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to help children. (Q2FCHILD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely14242.4
2) Yes, probably14743.9
3) Maybe yes, maybe no4212.5
4) No, probably not41.2
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
28) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to help disadvantaged people who have already taken steps to improve their communities. (Q2GDISAD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely8525.4
2) Yes, probably18755.8
3) Maybe yes, maybe no5616.7
4) No, probably not51.5
5) No, definitely not10.3
6) No opinion10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
29) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to help retired ministers and missionaries who have health needs or low incomes. (Q2HRETIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely6419.1
2) Yes, probably15546.3
3) Maybe yes, maybe no10029.9
4) No, probably not144.2
5) No, definitely not10.3
6) No opinion10.3
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
30) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to help struggling rural congregations. (Q2IRURAL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely3510.4
2) Yes, probably12938.5
3) Maybe yes, maybe no13339.7
4) No, probably not339.9
5) No, definitely not20.6
6) No opinion30.9
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
31) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to promote peacemaking and conflict resolution. (Q2JPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely3911.7
2) Yes, probably9327.9
3) Maybe yes, maybe no13139.3
4) No, probably not4914.7
5) No, definitely not144.2
6) No opinion72.1
Missing7 
TOTAL333100.0
32) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to provide emergency relief following disasters (famine, war, flood, earthquake). (Q2KEMERG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely15144.8
2) Yes, probably14041.5
3) Maybe yes, maybe no4212.5
4) No, probably not30.9
5) No, definitely not10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
33) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to provide food for the hungry. (Q2LFOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely13339.8
2) Yes, probably15245.5
3) Maybe yes, maybe no4413.2
4) No, probably not41.2
5) No, definitely not10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
34) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to provide money for the General Assembly Council to decide how to allocate. (Q2MGAC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely92.7
2) Yes, probably247.2
3) Maybe yes, maybe no11835.2
4) No, probably not10731.9
5) No, definitely not7121.2
6) No opinion61.8
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
35) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to support health ministries in impoverished parts of the United States. (Q2NIMPOV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely4312.8
2) Yes, probably15345.7
3) Maybe yes, maybe no11133.1
4) No, probably not195.7
5) No, definitely not30.9
6) No opinion61.8
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
36) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to support health ministries in impoverished parts of other countries. (Q2OIMPVW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely3410.1
2) Yes, probably11333.7
3) Maybe yes, maybe no14543.3
4) No, probably not278.1
5) No, definitely not103.0
6) No opinion61.8
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
37) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to support inner-city ministries. (Q2PINCTY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely3410.1
2) Yes, probably13440.0
3) Maybe yes, maybe no13038.8
4) No, probably not278.1
5) No, definitely not41.2
6) No opinion61.8
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
38) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to support social justice ministries. (Q2QSJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely288.4
2) Yes, probably7121.3
3) Maybe yes, maybe no14643.8
4) No, probably not5616.8
5) No, definitely not247.2
6) No opinion82.4
Missing7 
TOTAL333100.0
39) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to support PC(USA)-affiliated minority racial-ethnic schools and colleges. (Q2RPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely195.7
2) Yes, probably7321.9
3) Maybe yes, maybe no15446.1
4) No, probably not6118.3
5) No, definitely not216.3
6) No opinion61.8
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
40) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to support the National Council of Churches and World Council of Churches. (Q2SNCC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely123.6
2) Yes, probably4714.0
3) Maybe yes, maybe no13439.9
4) No, probably not9026.8
5) No, definitely not4714.0
6) No opinion61.8
Missing4 
TOTAL336100.0
41) Below is an alphabetical list of possible causes and issues that churchwide special offerings might support. For each one, indicate how likely you, personally, would be to contribute money to a special offering dedicated to that issue. I, personally, would contribute to a churchwide special offering to support youth and young adult ministries. (Q2TYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely5315.8
2) Yes, probably15746.7
3) Maybe yes, maybe no11032.7
4) No, probably not113.3
5) No, definitely not30.9
6) No opinion20.6
Missing4 
TOTAL336100.0
42) From the options listed in Q2, which cause/purpose would you personally most favor to receive funds raised through a churchwide special offering? (Q2MFAVOR)
TOTAL%
1) Address environmental issues61.8
2) Address the root causes of hunger247.3
3) Establish new Presbyterian congregations in the United States ("new church development")113.3
4) Foster spiritual growth of individual Presbyterians103.0
5) Give people basic necessities (food, shelter, health care)8425.5
6) Help children4212.7
7) Help disadvantaged people who have already taken steps to improve their communities195.8
8) Help retired ministers and missionaries who have health needs or low incomes144.2
9) Help struggling rural congregations30.9
10) Promote peacemaking and conflict resolution82.4
11) Provide emergency relief following disasters (famine, war, flood, earthquake)6018.2
12) Provide food for the hungry185.5
13) Provide money for the General Assembly Council to decide how to allocate20.6
14) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of the United States72.1
15) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of other countries10.3
17) Support social justice ministries51.5
18) Support PC(USA)-affiliated minority racial-ethnic schools and colleges20.6
20) Support youth and young adult ministries144.2
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
43) Which cause/issues from the list in Q2 would you choose as your second and third most-favored causes/issues to receive special offering funds? Second most-favored cause/issue: (Q2SFAVOR)
TOTAL%
1) Address environmental issues92.7
2) Address the root causes of hunger195.8
3) Establish new Presbyterian congregations in the United States ("new church development")72.1
4) Foster spiritual growth of individual Presbyterians103.0
5) Give people basic necessities (food, shelter, health care)5316.1
6) Help children5717.3
7) Help disadvantaged people who have already taken steps to improve their communities206.1
8) Help retired ministers and missionaries who have health needs or low incomes206.1
9) Help struggling rural congregations82.4
10) Promote peacemaking and conflict resolution92.7
11) Provide emergency relief following disasters (famine, war, flood, earthquake)5917.9
12) Provide food for the hungry278.2
14) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of the United States61.8
15) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of other countries20.6
16) Support inner-city ministries61.8
17) Support social justice ministries20.6
18) Support PC(USA)-affiliated minority racial-ethnic schools and colleges30.9
20) Support youth and young adult ministries133.9
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
44) Which cause/issues from the list in Q2 would you choose as your second and third most-favored causes/issues to receive special offering funds? Third most-favored cause/issue: (Q2TFAVOR)
TOTAL%
1) Address environmental issues61.8
2) Address the root causes of hunger175.2
3) Establish new Presbyterian congregations in the United States ("new church development")113.4
4) Foster spiritual growth of individual Presbyterians72.1
5) Give people basic necessities (food, shelter, health care)309.1
6) Help children4513.7
7) Help disadvantaged people who have already taken steps to improve their communities329.8
8) Help retired ministers and missionaries who have health needs or low incomes195.8
9) Help struggling rural congregations72.1
10) Promote peacemaking and conflict resolution113.4
11) Provide emergency relief following disasters (famine, war, flood, earthquake)4614.0
12) Provide food for the hungry3811.6
13) Provide money for the General Assembly Council to decide how to allocate20.6
14) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of the United States164.9
15) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of other countries72.1
16) Support inner-city ministries92.7
17) Support social justice ministries41.2
18) Support PC(USA)-affiliated minority racial-ethnic schools and colleges20.6
20) Support youth and young adult ministries195.8
Missing12 
TOTAL328100.0
45) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. Did your congregation receive this churchwide special offering? OGHS (Q3AOGHS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27282.9
2) No134.0
3) Don't know4313.1
Missing12 
TOTAL328100.0
46) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. Did your congregation receive this churchwide special offering? Pentecost (Q3APENTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12540.7
2) No7323.8
3) Don't know10935.5
Missing33 
TOTAL307100.0
47) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. Did your congregation receive this churchwide special offering? Peacemaking (Q3APEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14747.6
2) No5517.8
3) Don't know10734.6
Missing31 
TOTAL309100.0
48) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. Did your congregation receive this churchwide special offering? Christmas Joy (Q3ACJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes23775.5
2) No206.4
3) Don't know5718.2
Missing26 
TOTAL314100.0
49) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. If your church participated in this special offering, did you or any member of your household contribute? OGHS (Q3BOGHS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21371.5
2) No5317.8
3) Don't know3210.7
Missing42 
TOTAL298100.0
50) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. If your church participated in this special offering, did you or any member of your household contribute? Pentecost (Q3BPENTE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8138.6
2) No7535.7
3) Don't know5425.7
Missing130 
TOTAL210100.0
51) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. If your church participated in this special offering, did you or any member of your household contribute? Peacemaking (Q3BPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8437.5
2) No8337.1
3) Don't know5725.4
Missing116 
TOTAL224100.0
52) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. If your church participated in this special offering, did you or any member of your household contribute? Christmas Joy (Q3BCJOY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17767.8
2) No4818.4
3) Don't know3613.8
Missing79 
TOTAL261100.0
53) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. If you/your household contributed to this special offering, approximately how many dollars did you/your household contribute? OGHS (Q3COGHS)
TOTAL%
1) 21.2
3) 10.6
5) 31.7
10) 3822.0
15) 21.2
18) 10.6
20) 2715.6
25) 4023.1
30) 31.7
35) 21.2
50) 2212.7
70) 10.6
100) 2011.6
125) 31.7
150) 31.7
200) 21.2
275) 10.6
300) 10.6
1000) 10.6
Missing167 
TOTAL173100.0
54) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. If you/your household contributed to this special offering, approximately how many dollars did you/your household contribute? Pentecost (Q3CPENTE)
TOTAL%
0) 11.6
2) 11.6
5) 46.3
10) 1320.6
15) 11.6
20) 812.7
25) 2031.7
35) 11.6
50) 711.1
100) 46.3
125) 11.6
150) 23.2
Missing277 
TOTAL63100.0
55) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. If you/your household contributed to this special offering, approximately how many dollars did you/your household contribute? Peacemaking (Q3CPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) 11.3
5) 79.0
10) 1519.2
15) 22.6
20) 79.0
25) 2532.1
30) 11.3
35) 11.3
40) 11.3
50) 911.5
75) 11.3
100) 67.7
125) 11.3
200) 11.3
Missing262 
TOTAL78100.0
56) Please indicate which churchwide special offerings your congregation has received in the past year, and whether you have made a contribution to each of those. If you/your household contributed to this special offering, approximately how many dollars did you/your household contribute? Christmas Joy (Q3CCJOY)
TOTAL%
1) 10.7
5) 95.9
10) 2717.6
15) 21.3
20) 1912.4
25) 3422.2
28) 10.7
30) 42.6
35) 10.7
40) 10.7
50) 2617.0
75) 10.7
100) 1912.4
125) 21.3
150) 21.3
200) 21.3
300) 21.3
Missing187 
TOTAL153100.0
57) If you contributed to either the Pentecost or Peacemaking Offering in the last year: Both of these offerings allow congregations to decide where a portion of the funds will go. Which statement best describes how this "local option" feature influenced your decision(s) to contribute? Pentecost (congregation allocates 40%) (Q4APENTE)
TOTAL%
1) I gave but didn't know about this feature.2210.2
2) I gave primarily/entirely because of this feature.94.2
3) I gave partly because of this feature.3415.7
4) I likely would have contributed even without this feature.2310.6
5) I definitely would have contributed even without this feature.146.5
6) I did not contribute7032.4
7) My church did not receive this offering4420.4
Missing124 
TOTAL216100.0
58) If you contributed to either the Pentecost or Peacemaking Offering in the last year: Both of these offerings allow congregations to decide where a portion of the funds will go. Which statement best describes how this "local option" feature influenced your decision(s) to contribute? Peacemaking (congregation allocates 25%) (Q4BPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) I gave but didn't know about this feature.2310.6
2) I gave primarily/entirely because of this feature.156.9
3) I gave partly because of this feature.2210.1
4) I likely would have contributed even without this feature.2712.4
5) I definitely would have contributed even without this feature.209.2
6) I did not contribute7835.9
7) My church did not receive this offering3214.7
Missing123 
TOTAL217100.0
59) Were any of the churchwide special offerings received (collected) by your congregation in the last 12 months taken at a different time of the year than is typical or is usually suggested by the PC(USA)? (TIMEOFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes103.1
2) No16650.8
3) Don't know14845.3
4) Did not receive any churchwide special offerings30.9
Missing13 
TOTAL327100.0
60) Are four churchwide special offerings… (FREQOFFR)
TOTAL%
1) Too many?6419.4
2) The right number?13139.7
3) Too few?51.5
4) Not sure13039.4
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
61) What is the minimum number of weeks that you think should separate each churchwide special offering and the next? Write the number on the line. (Weeks) (NUMWEEKS)
TOTAL%
1) 10.5
2) 10.5
3) 31.6
4) 116.0
5) 31.6
6) 63.3
8) 2312.6
10) 2111.5
11) 73.8
12) 7339.9
13) 63.3
14) 10.5
15) 21.1
16) 63.3
18) 10.5
20) 10.5
24) 21.1
25) 10.5
26) 116.0
30) 10.5
52) 21.1
Missing157 
TOTAL183100.0
62) What is the minimum number of weeks that you think should separate each churchwide special offering and the next? Check here if you have no opinion. (NUMWKSNO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked19557.4
1) Checked14542.6
TOTAL340100.0
63) In general, do you think the interval between each churchwide special offering and the next is too long, too short, or about the right amount of time? Between OGHS (Lent/Easter) and Pentecost (May/June) (Q8INTERA)
TOTAL%
1) Too long20.6
2) Too short8125.6
3) Right interval15248.1
4) Not sure8125.6
Missing24 
TOTAL316100.0
64) In general, do you think the interval between each churchwide special offering and the next is too long, too short, or about the right amount of time? Between Pentecost (May/June) and Peacemaking (early October) (Q8INTERB)
TOTAL%
1) Too long257.9
2) Too short113.5
3) Right interval16753.0
4) Not sure11235.6
Missing25 
TOTAL315100.0
65) In general, do you think the interval between each churchwide special offering and the next is too long, too short, or about the right amount of time? Between Peacemaking (early October) and Christmas Joy (Advent/Christmas) (Q8INTERC)
TOTAL%
1) Too long20.6
2) Too short5416.9
3) Right interval16551.7
4) Not sure9830.7
Missing21 
TOTAL319100.0
66) In general, do you think the interval between each churchwide special offering and the next is too long, too short, or about the right amount of time? Between Christmas Joy (Advent/Christmas) and OGHS (Lent/Easter) (Q8INTERD)
TOTAL%
1) Too long134.1
2) Too short123.8
3) Right interval21667.5
4) Not sure7924.7
Missing20 
TOTAL320100.0
67) How appropriate is the match between each churchwide special offering (including the causes it supports) and the time in the church (liturgical) year when it is typically received? OGHS, Lent/Easter: hunger, disaster assistance, self-development of people (Q9MATCHA)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate9228.3
2) Appropriate15146.5
3) Somewhat appropriate206.2
4) Not too appropriate72.2
5) Not sure5516.9
Missing15 
TOTAL325100.0
68) How appropriate is the match between each churchwide special offering (including the causes it supports) and the time in the church (liturgical) year when it is typically received? Pentecost, Pentecost: youth and young adults, children at risk (Q9MATCHB)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate4313.5
2) Appropriate13141.1
3) Somewhat appropriate3210.0
4) Not too appropriate154.7
5) Not sure9830.7
Missing21 
TOTAL319100.0
69) How appropriate is the match between each churchwide special offering (including the causes it supports) and the time in the church (liturgical) year when it is typically received? Peacemaking, World Communion Sunday, October: peacemaking ministries (Q9MATCHC)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate5416.9
2) Appropriate13341.6
3) Somewhat appropriate3611.3
4) Not too appropriate82.5
5) Not sure8927.8
Missing20 
TOTAL320100.0
70) How appropriate is the match between each churchwide special offering (including the causes it supports) and the time in the church (liturgical) year when it is typically received? Christmas Joy, Advent/Christmas: needy retired ministers, racial-ethnic schools (Q9MATCHD)
TOTAL%
1) Very appropriate8726.8
2) Appropriate12337.8
3) Somewhat appropriate309.2
4) Not too appropriate247.4
5) Not sure6118.8
Missing15 
TOTAL325100.0
71) Would you like the PC(USA) to have a churchwide special offering to support overseas mission personnel, either as a new (fifth) churchwide special offering, or as a replacement for all or part of an existing churchwide special offering? (OVERSEAS)
TOTAL%
1) No10230.9
2) Maybe yes, maybe no9227.9
3) Yes, but not sure whether is should be a new offering or a replacement for a current offering6018.2
4) Yes, as a new (fifth) offering247.3
5) Yes, as a replacement for all or part of one churchwide special offering5215.8
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
72) If you checked "yes, as a replacement," indicate which offering or part of an offering you would replace: (REPLACE)
TOTAL%
1) All or part of OGHS44.3
2) All or part of Pentecost1212.8
3) All or part of Peacemaking2930.9
4) All or part of Christmas Joy1111.7
5) Not sure which one to replace3840.4
Missing246 
TOTAL94100.0
73) Would your opinion on a special offering for international mission change if you knew that the PC(USA) would be eliminating many overseas missionary positions unless a new source of funding is found? (NEWFUND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I'd be more in favor of a special offering for international mission14845.0
2) Yes, I'd be less in favor of a special offering for international mission82.4
3) No, my opinion would stay the same10732.5
4) Not sure6620.1
Missing11 
TOTAL329100.0
74) From the characteristics listed in Q1, which one would you say is the most important to you personally for a churchwide special offering to have? (Q1X)
TOTAL%
1) Is a tradition at our church.185.5
2) Lets our church keep a share of the donations and decide where to allocate them.3911.8
3) Helps me connect with other Christians concerned about the same ministry.113.3
4) Has a clearly defined focus.5917.9
5) Shows clearly how my gift helps specific people.4714.2
6) Helps me relate to a specific ministry.72.1
7) Helps address systemic issues ("root causes").123.6
8) Primarily serves people outside the church.92.7
9) Serves ministries located overseas.20.6
10) Serves ministries located in the United States.51.5
11) Serves ministries in my local area.257.6
12) Has rigorous financial accountability.3310.0
13) Is ecumenical in history and design.30.9
14) Addresses public policy issues.20.6
15) Gets help where it is needed efficiently and without delay.4714.2
16) Remains faithful to deserving causes even when they recede from widespread public attention.103.0
17) Shifts emphases often to reflect emerging needs and ministries.10.3
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
75) Which two characteristics from the list in Q1 would you choose as your second and your third most-important ones for a churchwide special offering to have? Second most-important characteristic: (Q1Y)
TOTAL%
1) Is a tradition at our church.134.0
2) Lets our church keep a share of the donations and decide where to allocate them.216.4
3) Helps me connect with other Christians concerned about the same ministry.103.1
4) Has a clearly defined focus.5115.6
5) Shows clearly how my gift helps specific people.4313.2
6) Helps me relate to a specific ministry.134.0
7) Helps address systemic issues ("root causes").175.2
8) Primarily serves people outside the church.20.6
9) Serves ministries located overseas.41.2
10) Serves ministries located in the United States.185.5
11) Serves ministries in my local area.226.7
12) Has rigorous financial accountability.3310.1
13) Is ecumenical in history and design.51.5
14) Addresses public policy issues.51.5
15) Gets help where it is needed efficiently and without delay.4313.2
16) Remains faithful to deserving causes even when they recede from widespread public attention.216.4
17) Shifts emphases often to reflect emerging needs and ministries.51.5
Missing14 
TOTAL326100.0
76) Which two characteristics from the list in Q1 would you choose as your second and your third most-important ones for a churchwide special offering to have? Third most-important characteristic: (TIMPRTQ2)
TOTAL%
1) Is a tradition at our church.113.4
2) Lets our church keep a share of the donations and decide where to allocate them.247.4
3) Helps me connect with other Christians concerned about the same ministry.123.7
4) Has a clearly defined focus.278.3
5) Shows clearly how my gift helps specific people.3711.4
6) Helps me relate to a specific ministry.268.0
7) Helps address systemic issues ("root causes").103.1
8) Primarily serves people outside the church.30.9
9) Serves ministries located overseas.61.8
10) Serves ministries located in the United States.134.0
11) Serves ministries in my local area.329.8
12) Has rigorous financial accountability.278.3
13) Is ecumenical in history and design.82.5
14) Addresses public policy issues.41.2
15) Gets help where it is needed efficiently and without delay.5316.3
16) Remains faithful to deserving causes even when they recede from widespread public attention.226.8
17) Shifts emphases often to reflect emerging needs and ministries.103.1
Missing15 
TOTAL325100.0
77) From the options listed in Q2, which cause/purpose would you personally most favor to receive funds raised through a churchwide special offering? (Q2X)
TOTAL%
1) Address environmental issues61.8
2) Address the root causes of hunger247.3
3) Establish new Presbyterian congregations in the United States ("new church development")113.3
4) Foster spiritual growth of individual Presbyterians103.0
5) Give people basic necessities (food, shelter, health care)8425.5
6) Help children4212.7
7) Help disadvantaged people who have already taken steps to improve their communities195.8
8) Help retired ministers and missionaries who have health needs or low incomes144.2
9) Help struggling rural congregations30.9
10) Promote peacemaking and conflict resolution82.4
11) Provide emergency relief following disasters (famine, war, flood, earthquake)6018.2
12) Provide food for the hungry185.5
13) Provide money for the General Assembly Council to decide how to allocate20.6
14) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of the United States72.1
15) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of other countries10.3
17) Support social justice ministries51.5
18) Support PC(USA)-affiliated minority racial-ethnic schools and colleges20.6
20) Support youth and young adult ministries144.2
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
78) Which cause/issues from the list in Q2 would you choose as your second and third most-favored causes/issues to receive special offering funds? Second most-favored cause/issue: (Q2Y)
TOTAL%
1) Address environmental issues92.7
2) Address the root causes of hunger195.8
3) Establish new Presbyterian congregations in the United States ("new church development")72.1
4) Foster spiritual growth of individual Presbyterians103.0
5) Give people basic necessities (food, shelter, health care)5316.1
6) Help children5717.3
7) Help disadvantaged people who have already taken steps to improve their communities206.1
8) Help retired ministers and missionaries who have health needs or low incomes206.1
9) Help struggling rural congregations82.4
10) Promote peacemaking and conflict resolution92.7
11) Provide emergency relief following disasters (famine, war, flood, earthquake)5917.9
12) Provide food for the hungry278.2
14) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of the United States61.8
15) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of other countries20.6
16) Support inner-city ministries61.8
17) Support social justice ministries20.6
18) Support PC(USA)-affiliated minority racial-ethnic schools and colleges30.9
20) Support youth and young adult ministries133.9
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
79) Which cause/issues from the list in Q2 would you choose as your second and third most-favored causes/issues to receive special offering funds? Third most-favored cause/issue: (Q2Z)
TOTAL%
1) Address environmental issues61.8
2) Address the root causes of hunger175.2
3) Establish new Presbyterian congregations in the United States ("new church development")113.4
4) Foster spiritual growth of individual Presbyterians72.1
5) Give people basic necessities (food, shelter, health care)309.1
6) Help children4513.7
7) Help disadvantaged people who have already taken steps to improve their communities329.8
8) Help retired ministers and missionaries who have health needs or low incomes195.8
9) Help struggling rural congregations72.1
10) Promote peacemaking and conflict resolution113.4
11) Provide emergency relief following disasters (famine, war, flood, earthquake)4614.0
12) Provide food for the hungry3811.6
13) Provide money for the General Assembly Council to decide how to allocate20.6
14) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of the United States164.9
15) Support health ministries in impoverished parts of other countries72.1
16) Support inner-city ministries92.7
17) Support social justice ministries41.2
18) Support PC(USA)-affiliated minority racial-ethnic schools and colleges20.6
20) Support youth and young adult ministries195.8
Missing12 
TOTAL328100.0
80) Response form: (RESPFORM)
TOTAL%
1) Paper29687.1
2) Web4412.9
TOTAL340100.0
81) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members340100.0
TOTAL340100.0
82) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33622.95218
83) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile257.5
1) 13510.5
2) 24513.5
3) 34613.8
4) 4267.8
5) 53911.7
6) 6154.5
7) 7154.5
8) 892.7
9) 920.6
10) 10226.6
11) 1130.9
12) 1272.1
13) 1341.2
14) 1410.3
15) 1592.7
16) 1610.3
17) 1720.6
18) 1820.6
20) 2051.5
21) 2110.3
22) 2220.6
25) 2561.8
28) 2810.3
30) 3030.9
36) 3610.3
40) 4010.3
80) 8010.3
100) 10010.3
141) 14110.3
999) 99910.3
1600) 160010.3
Missing7 
TOTAL333100.0
84) Check here if you don't know number of members. (DKNUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28083.1
1) Checked5716.9
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
85) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2952489.2473763
86) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14644.2
2) No18455.8
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
87) If you have ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2291.7
2) No28.3
Missing316 
TOTAL24100.0
88) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12638.4
2) No20261.6
Missing12 
TOTAL328100.0
89) If you have ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church, are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes26100.0
Missing314 
TOTAL26100.0
90) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30891.4
1) Checked298.6
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
91) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25174.5
1) Checked8625.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
92) 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 checked32596.4
1) Checked123.6
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
93) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30991.7
1) Checked288.3
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
94) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25876.6
1) Checked7923.4
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
95) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33499.1
1) Checked30.9
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
96) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked28183.4
1) Checked5616.6
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
97) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26779.2
1) Checked7020.8
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
98) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked24973.9
1) Checked8826.1
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
99) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never41.2
2) Less than once a year41.2
3) About once or twice a year92.7
4) Several times a year133.9
5) About once a month164.8
6) 2-3 times a month3711.0
7) Nearly every week14543.3
8) Every week10731.9
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
100) Which of the following aspects of your congregation do you personally most value? (Check up to three options.) (ASPVALUE)
TOTAL%
1) Wider community care or social justice emphasis6419.2
2) Reaching those who do not attend church185.4
3) Traditional style of worship or music14744.1
4) Contemporary style of worship or music164.8
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper339.9
6) Social activities or meeting new people92.7
7) Sermons/preaching247.2
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups133.9
9) Ministry for children or youth41.2
11) Practical care for one another in times of need30.9
13) Openness to social diversity20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL333100.0
101) Which of the following aspects of your congregation do you personally most value? (Check up to three options.) (VALUE1)
TOTAL%
2) Reaching those who do not attend church61.9
3) Traditional style of worship or music226.9
4) Contemporary style of worship or music61.9
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper5416.9
6) Social activities or meeting new people3210.0
7) Sermons/preaching10031.3
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups3310.3
9) Ministry for children or youth216.6
10) Prayer ministry for one another216.6
11) Practical care for one another in times of need196.0
12) The congregation's school or pre-school10.3
13) Openness to social diversity30.9
14) Your church school or Sunday school class10.3
Missing21 
TOTAL319100.0
102) Which of the following aspects of your congregation do you personally most value? (Check up to three options.) (VALUE2)
TOTAL%
3) Traditional style of worship or music10.3
4) Contemporary style of worship or music20.7
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper82.8
6) Social activities or meeting new people72.4
7) Sermons/preaching5418.9
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups258.7
9) Ministry for children or youth269.1
10) Prayer ministry for one another258.7
11) Practical care for one another in times of need6021.0
12) The congregation's school or pre-school41.4
13) Openness to social diversity248.4
14) Your church school or Sunday school class5017.5
Missing54 
TOTAL286100.0
103) 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 hours6519.6
2) 1-2 hours5817.5
3) 3-5 hours9729.3
4) 6-10 hours7021.1
5) 11-20 hours3510.6
6) More than 20 hours61.8
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
104) 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 hours9529.0
2) 1-2 hours8225.0
3) 3-5 hours7723.5
4) 6-10 hours4914.9
5) 11-20 hours144.3
6) More than 20 hours113.4
Missing12 
TOTAL328100.0
105) 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 hours18556.9
2) 1-2 hours5918.2
3) 3-5 hours4915.1
4) 6-10 hours226.8
5) 11-20 hours72.2
6) More than 20 hours30.9
Missing15 
TOTAL325100.0
106) 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 hours12337.8
2) 1-2 hours7824.0
3) 3-5 hours5918.2
4) 6-10 hours319.5
5) 11-20 hours206.2
6) More than 20 hours144.3
Missing15 
TOTAL325100.0
107) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33219.90418
108) Including your current congregation, how many congregations have you ever belonged to? (NUMCONG)
TOTAL%
0) 41.2
1) 5315.9
2) 9327.8
3) 7221.6
4) 329.6
5) 298.7
6) 206.0
7) 113.3
8) 72.1
10) 61.8
12) 30.9
15) 20.6
16) 10.3
20) 10.3
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
109) Of these, how many are/have been Presbyterian? (NUMPRES)
TOTAL%
0) 134.2
1) 12640.8
2) 8326.9
3) 3411.0
4) 206.5
5) 113.6
6) 113.6
7) 61.9
8) 20.6
9) 10.3
10) 10.3
15) 10.3
Missing31 
TOTAL309100.0
110) 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) Baptist3911.7
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)41.2
3) Episcopal30.9
4) Lutheran175.1
5) Methodist5115.3
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA14744.0
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)20.6
8) Reformed82.4
9) Roman Catholic195.7
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)144.2
11) Independent or Non-denominational61.8
12) None41.2
13) Other (specify)206.0
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
111) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily6520.0
2) Several times a week5817.8
3) Weekly3811.7
4) Several times a month4212.9
5) Once a month257.7
6) Less than once a month6219.1
7) Never3510.8
Missing15 
TOTAL325100.0
112) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily62.1
2) Several times a week103.4
3) Weekly4615.8
4) Several times a month3913.4
5) Once a month227.5
6) Less than once a month6020.5
7) Never10937.3
Missing48 
TOTAL292100.0
113) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily20.7
2) Several times a week10.3
3) Weekly7324.3
4) Several times a month279.0
5) Once a month4013.3
6) Less than once a month4815.9
7) Never11036.5
Missing39 
TOTAL301100.0
114) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read other devotional materials or religious books (DEVOTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily6319.3
2) Several times a week4313.2
3) Weekly3510.7
4) Several times a month4614.1
5) Once a month309.2
6) Less than once a month6820.9
7) Never4112.6
Missing14 
TOTAL326100.0
115) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily24573.4
2) Several times a week4112.3
3) Weekly113.3
4) Several times a month226.6
5) Once a month41.2
6) Less than once a month61.8
7) Never51.5
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
116) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily6721.6
2) Several times a week4213.5
3) Weekly7022.6
4) Several times a month3110.0
5) Once a month165.2
6) Less than once a month4213.5
7) Never4213.5
Missing30 
TOTAL310100.0
117) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10.4
2) Several times a week31.1
3) Weekly3612.7
4) Several times a month103.5
5) Once a month134.6
6) Less than once a month3813.4
7) Never18364.4
Missing56 
TOTAL284100.0
118) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily16855.1
2) Several times a week4314.1
3) Weekly165.2
4) Several times a month123.9
5) Once a month41.3
6) Less than once a month82.6
7) Never5417.7
Missing35 
TOTAL305100.0
119) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily17456.3
2) Several times a week3912.6
3) Weekly144.5
4) Several times a month216.8
5) Once a month20.6
6) Less than once a month61.9
7) Never5317.2
Missing31 
TOTAL309100.0
120) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily186.0
2) Several times a week155.0
3) Weekly124.0
4) Several times a month186.0
5) Once a month175.7
6) Less than once a month5418.0
7) Never16655.3
Missing40 
TOTAL300100.0
121) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily16149.4
2) Several times a week3811.7
3) Weekly113.4
4) Several times a month3510.7
5) Once a month154.6
6) Less than once a month4513.8
7) Never216.4
Missing14 
TOTAL326100.0
122) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative226.6
2) Conservative11334.1
3) Moderate13841.7
4) Liberal4613.9
5) Very liberal123.6
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
123) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21966.0
2) No11334.0
Missing8 
TOTAL332100.0
124) 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) Yes14945.6
2) No17854.4
Missing13 
TOTAL327100.0
125) If you say you have had a conversion experience -- that is, a turning point in your life when you committed yourself to Christ -- how old were you when this happened? (AGEEXPER)
TOTAL%
3) 310.7
4) 410.7
5) 510.7
6) 610.7
7) 721.4
8) 821.4
9) Child21.4
10) 1096.2
11) 1153.4
12) 121510.3
13) 131611.0
14) Teenager139.0
15) 1542.8
16) 1664.1
17) 1742.8
18) 1864.1
19) 1910.7
20) 2053.4
21) 2110.7
22) 2221.4
23) 2321.4
24) 2432.1
25) 2521.4
27) 2721.4
28) 2810.7
29) 2921.4
30) 3042.8
32) 3264.1
33) 3310.7
35) 3510.7
36) 3610.7
40) 4053.4
41) 4121.4
42) 4210.7
43) 4310.7
45) 4510.7
47) 4710.7
50) 5042.8
51) 5110.7
53) 5310.7
56) 5610.7
58) 5810.7
62) 6210.7
81) 8110.7
99) Don't know21.4
Missing195 
TOTAL145100.0
126) In the last year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (INVITEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22567.6
2) No10832.4
Missing7 
TOTAL333100.0
127) If you have invited someone to attend worship at your congregation, how many people would you estimate you have invited in the last year? (NUMINVIT)
TOTAL%
1) 12412.4
2) 25025.9
3) 33920.2
4) 42311.9
5) 52010.4
6) 6136.7
7) 721.0
8) 831.6
10) 10115.7
12) 1221.0
15) 1510.5
20) 2031.6
25) 2510.5
99) Don't know10.5
Missing147 
TOTAL193100.0
128) 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.5416.3
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.14242.9
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.10932.9
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.195.7
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.51.5
6) The Bible is an ancient book with little value today.10.3
7) Don't know10.3
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
129) 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 agree23670.9
2) Agree6018.0
3) Neutral or not sure3510.5
4) Disagree20.6
Missing7 
TOTAL333100.0
130) 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 agree18455.9
2) Agree6018.2
3) Neutral or not sure7221.9
4) Disagree103.0
5) Strongly disagree30.9
Missing11 
TOTAL329100.0
131) 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 agree4212.8
2) Agree8124.6
3) Neutral or not sure7021.3
4) Disagree10030.4
5) Strongly disagree3610.9
Missing11 
TOTAL329100.0
132) 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 agree185.5
2) Agree7522.9
3) Neutral or not sure7222.0
4) Disagree9428.7
5) Strongly disagree6921.0
Missing12 
TOTAL328100.0
133) 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 agree14644.1
2) Agree7723.3
3) Neutral or not sure5416.3
4) Disagree4413.3
5) Strongly disagree103.0
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
134) 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 agree8626.1
2) Agree4914.8
3) Neutral or not sure9027.3
4) Disagree6419.4
5) Strongly disagree4112.4
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
135) 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 agree11935.7
2) Agree16248.6
3) Neutral or not sure4012.0
4) Disagree92.7
5) Strongly disagree30.9
Missing7 
TOTAL333100.0
136) 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 agree10130.2
2) Agree13640.7
3) Neutral or not sure5215.6
4) Disagree3510.5
5) Strongly disagree103.0
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
137) 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 agree82.4
2) Agree3911.7
3) Neutral or not sure10932.8
4) Disagree14242.8
5) Strongly disagree3410.2
Missing8 
TOTAL332100.0
138) 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 agree309.1
2) Agree15246.1
3) Neutral or not sure9127.6
4) Disagree4513.6
5) Strongly disagree123.6
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
139) 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 agree154.6
2) Agree5717.3
3) Neutral or not sure18355.6
4) Disagree6218.8
5) Strongly disagree123.6
Missing11 
TOTAL329100.0
140) 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 agree6920.8
2) Agree16449.5
3) Neutral or not sure6419.3
4) Disagree257.6
5) Strongly disagree92.7
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
141) 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 agree278.2
2) Agree11434.4
3) Neutral or not sure15245.9
4) Disagree247.3
5) Strongly disagree144.2
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
142) 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, definitely5817.4
2) Yes, probably6419.2
3) Not sure3510.5
4) No, probably not5917.7
5) No, definitely not11735.1
Missing7 
TOTAL333100.0
143) 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, definitely5616.8
2) Yes, probably6118.3
3) Not sure3811.4
4) No, probably not5315.9
5) No, definitely not12637.7
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
144) 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, definitely5015.0
2) Yes, probably4012.0
3) Not sure3610.8
4) No, probably not4212.6
5) No, definitely not16649.7
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
145) 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 agree5215.6
2) Agree7021.0
3) Neutral or not sure5015.0
4) Disagree6619.8
5) Strongly disagree9628.7
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
146) 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 agree11333.7
2) Agree6017.9
3) Neutral or not sure5014.9
4) Disagree5014.9
5) Strongly disagree6218.5
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
147) 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 agree4413.1
2) Agree5516.4
3) Neutral or not sure4613.7
4) Disagree6017.9
5) Strongly disagree13038.8
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
148) 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 agree9628.7
2) Agree6519.4
3) Neutral or not sure7923.6
4) Disagree4413.1
5) Strongly disagree5115.2
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
149) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree329.8
2) Agree3611.0
3) Neutral or not sure5617.1
4) Disagree7021.3
5) Strongly disagree13440.9
Missing12 
TOTAL328100.0
150) 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 agree133.9
2) Agree5115.4
3) Neutral or not sure5917.8
4) Disagree7121.4
5) Strongly disagree13841.6
Missing8 
TOTAL332100.0
151) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree4413.1
2) Agree7221.4
3) Neutral or not sure7823.2
4) Disagree6017.9
5) Strongly disagree8224.4
Missing4 
TOTAL336100.0
152) 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 agree3911.6
2) Agree5115.2
3) Neutral or not sure4814.3
4) Disagree5215.5
5) Strongly disagree14543.3
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
153) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female20962.4
2) Male12637.6
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
154) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL33460.2916
155) 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 farm3911.9
2) On a farm103.0
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)10832.9
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)5918.0
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city309.1
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)3711.3
7) In a suburb near a large city4513.7
Missing12 
TOTAL328100.0
156) 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 farm134.1
2) On a farm20.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)12639.5
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)7222.6
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city247.5
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)4213.2
7) In a suburb near a large city4012.5
Missing21 
TOTAL319100.0
157) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married24675.5
2) Not married8024.5
Missing14 
TOTAL326100.0
158) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married3033.0
2) Yes, am now widowed4448.4
3) Yes, am now divorced1516.5
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced22.2
Missing249 
TOTAL91100.0
159) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No18779.2
2) Yes, was widowed73.0
3) Yes, was divorced4217.8
Missing104 
TOTAL236100.0
160) 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) Baptist3112.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)41.6
3) Episcopal72.9
4) Lutheran197.8
5) Methodist4317.7
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA7129.2
8) Reformed52.1
9) Roman Catholic3414.0
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)135.3
11) Independent or non-denominational10.4
12) None41.6
13) Other (specify)114.5
Missing97 
TOTAL243100.0
161) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist20.8
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)10.4
3) Episcopal10.4
4) Lutheran20.8
5) Methodist10.4
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA21088.2
9) Roman Catholic41.7
12) Other (specify)125.0
13) None52.1
Missing102 
TOTAL238100.0
162) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never83.4
2) Less than once a year20.8
3) About once or twice a year114.7
4) Several times a year218.9
5) About once a month73.0
6) 2-3 times a month3213.6
7) Nearly every week7933.5
8) Every week7632.2
Missing104 
TOTAL236100.0
163) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never5346.5
2) Less than once a year2118.4
3) About once or twice a year1412.3
4) Several times a year1210.5
5) About once a month10.9
6) 2-3 times a month43.5
7) Nearly every week10.9
8) Every week87.0
Missing226 
TOTAL114100.0
164) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None4915.0
1) 13711.3
2) 211434.9
3) 38425.7
4) 4288.6
5) 582.4
6) 661.8
7) 710.3
Missing13 
TOTAL327100.0
165) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked23269.0
1) Checked10431.0
Missing4 
TOTAL336100.0
166) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30891.7
1) Checked288.3
Missing4 
TOTAL336100.0
167) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31192.3
1) Checked267.7
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
168) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33198.2
1) Checked61.8
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
169) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked17752.5
1) Checked16047.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
170) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30389.9
1) Checked3410.1
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
171) Please indicate your employment status. Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked32596.4
1) Checked123.6
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
172) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33499.1
1) Checked30.9
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
173) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked26077.2
1) Checked7722.8
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
174) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31593.5
1) Checked226.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
175) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31292.6
1) Checked257.4
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
176) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33398.8
1) Checked41.2
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
177) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22968.0
1) Checked10832.0
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
178) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked31593.5
1) Checked226.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
179) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33699.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
180) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33298.5
1) Checked51.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
181) If you are employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed, please indicate the average hours worked per week over the last year. (HRWK)
TOTAL%
0) 127.0
4) 21.2
5) 42.3
6) 10.6
7) 10.6
8) 21.2
10) 42.3
12) 10.6
15) 31.8
16) 21.2
17) 10.6
18) 10.6
20) 84.7
24) 21.2
25) 10.6
30) 63.5
32) 21.2
35) 21.2
38) 31.8
40) 4224.6
42) 31.8
43) 10.6
44) 21.2
45) 105.8
48) 42.3
50) 2615.2
55) 105.8
58) 10.6
60) 116.4
65) 10.6
70) 10.6
73) 10.6
Missing169 
TOTAL171100.0
182) 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) 107.6
1) 10.8
3) 10.8
5) 32.3
6) 10.8
8) 10.8
14) 10.8
15) 32.3
16) 21.5
20) 75.3
23) 10.8
24) 21.5
26) 10.8
28) 10.8
30) 32.3
32) 21.5
35) 43.0
38) 10.8
40) 3728.0
42) 10.8
45) 96.8
48) 21.5
50) 1712.9
55) 53.8
56) 10.8
60) 75.3
65) 21.5
70) 43.0
80) 10.8
90) 10.8
Missing208 
TOTAL132100.0
183) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less10.3
2) Some high school51.5
3) High school diploma3510.4
4) Some college, but no degree6519.3
5) Associate's degree185.3
6) Bachelor's degree7522.3
7) Some graduate work267.7
8) Graduate degree11233.2
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
184) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less20.8
2) Some high school10.4
3) High school diploma249.7
4) Some college, but no degree3614.6
5) Associate's degree156.1
6) Bachelor's degree6526.3
7) Some graduate work3112.6
8) Graduate degree7329.6
Missing93 
TOTAL247100.0
185) 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 alone6318.7
2) Two of us18655.2
3) Three of us3610.7
4) Four of us319.2
5) Five of us113.3
6) Six of us20.6
7) Seven or more of us10.3
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing72.1
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
186) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank8883.0
1) One109.4
2) Two76.6
3) Three10.9
Missing234 
TOTAL106100.0
187) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 6–12 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank8776.3
1) One1614.0
2) Two97.9
3) Three21.8
Missing226 
TOTAL114100.0
188) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 13–17 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank8471.8
1) One2319.7
2) Two86.8
3) Three21.7
Missing223 
TOTAL117100.0
189) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 18–24 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank8681.1
1) One1514.2
2) Two54.7
Missing234 
TOTAL106100.0
190) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank20.6
1) One6520.0
2) Two24374.8
3) Three113.4
4) Four30.9
5) Five10.3
Missing15 
TOTAL325100.0
191) 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 alone5818.0
2) A single parent, living with one or more children72.2
3) A married couple, no children in household16751.7
4) A married couple, living with one or more children7523.2
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)165.0
Missing17 
TOTAL323100.0
192) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat10030.2
2) Independent6218.7
3) Republican15948.0
4) Other (specify)103.0
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
193) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked123.6
1) Checked32596.4
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
194) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33298.5
1) Checked51.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
195) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33499.1
1) Checked30.9
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
196) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33298.5
1) Checked51.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
197) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33699.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
198) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33699.7
1) Checked10.3
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
199) 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) Yes28183.9
2) No4814.3
3) Don't know61.8
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
200) 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 $10,00041.3
2) $10,000-$14,99962.0
3) $15,000-$19,99993.0
4) $20,000-$29,9993010.0
5) $30,000-$39,999227.3
6) $40,000-$49,999217.0
7) $50,000-$59,999289.3
8) $60,000-$69,9993010.0
9) $70,000-$79,999258.3
10) $80,000-$89,999279.0
11) $90,000-$99,999206.6
12) $100,000-$124,9993110.3
13) $125,000-$149,999186.0
14) $150,000-$199,999113.7
15) $200,000-$249,99941.3
16) $250,000 or more155.0
Missing39 
TOTAL301100.0
201) 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) Yes32498.2
2) No61.8
Missing10 
TOTAL330100.0
202) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2969745.91281939
203) 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) Yes14346.1
2) No16753.9
Missing30 
TOTAL310100.0
204) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
TOTAL%
0) None65.0
5) 510.8
15) 1510.8
20) 2021.7
40) 4010.8
50) 5032.5
60) 6010.8
100) 1001310.8
120) 12010.8
150) 15021.7
200) 20075.8
250) 25010.8
300) 30043.3
400) 40043.3
500) 5001411.7
520) 52010.8
600) 60054.2
800) 80010.8
900) 90010.8
1000) 10001210.0
1200) 120054.2
1280) 128010.8
1500) 150032.5
1800) 180010.8
2000) 200043.3
2100) 210021.7
2200) 220021.7
2400) 240043.3
2500) 250021.7
2600) 260010.8
2640) 264010.8
3000) 300032.5
3333) 333310.8
5000) 500032.5
19000) 1900010.8
20000) 2000010.8
25000) 2500010.8
75000) 7500010.8
999999) Don't know21.7
Missing220 
TOTAL120100.0
205) 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) Yes25880.1
2) No6419.9
Missing18 
TOTAL322100.0
206) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
TOTAL%
5) 510.5
10) 1041.8
20) 2083.6
25) 25177.7
30) 3031.4
40) 4020.9
50) 50209.0
60) 6020.9
75) 7541.8
80) 8010.5
85) 8510.5
95) 9510.5
100) 1005323.9
125) 12510.5
130) 13010.5
150) 150115.0
200) 2003817.1
250) 25052.3
300) 30083.6
336) 33610.5
350) 35010.5
400) 40041.8
500) 500156.8
550) 55010.5
600) 60052.3
650) 65010.5
750) 75010.5
1000) 100031.4
1400) 140010.5
2000) 200020.9
3000) 300010.5
5000) 500010.5
8000) 800010.5
999999) Don't know31.4
Missing118 
TOTAL222100.0
207) During the calendar year 2004, did you or other family members in your household contribute any money to each of the following? To the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) directly, for any of its programs, such as Disaster Assistance, the Hunger Program, missions or missionaries, etc. (PCUSADIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes15951.0
2) No15349.0
Missing28 
TOTAL312100.0
208) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) None96.8
10) 1064.5
15) 1510.8
20) 2064.5
25) 25139.8
30) 3010.8
40) 4021.5
50) 501914.4
100) 1002720.5
125) 12510.8
135) 13510.8
150) 15064.5
200) 2001813.6
250) 25010.8
300) 30032.3
420) 42010.8
500) 50021.5
600) 60010.8
900) 90010.8
1000) 100032.3
1200) 120010.8
2000) 200010.8
2500) 250010.8
2637) 263710.8
3000) 300010.8
4000) 400010.8
5000) 500010.8
5200) 520010.8
999999) Don't know21.5
Missing208 
TOTAL132100.0
209) 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) Yes14446.9
2) No16353.1
Missing33 
TOTAL307100.0
210) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
TOTAL%
0) None118.3
15) 1510.8
20) 2021.5
25) 2543.0
30) 3010.8
40) 4010.8
50) 50139.8
100) 1002317.4
145) 14510.8
150) 15075.3
200) 20086.1
220) 22010.8
250) 25010.8
300) 30075.3
350) 35010.8
400) 40021.5
450) 45010.8
500) 500107.6
573) 57310.8
600) 60032.3
700) 70010.8
800) 80021.5
1000) 100075.3
1500) 150010.8
1920) 192010.8
2000) 200032.3
2300) 230010.8
3000) 300021.5
3500) 350010.8
3775) 377510.8
4000) 400010.8
5000) 500010.8
7000) 700010.8
10000) 1000021.5
12000) 1200010.8
14000) 1400010.8
15000) 1500010.8
16000) 1600010.8
23000) 2300010.8
999999) Don't know32.3
Missing208 
TOTAL132100.0
211) 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) Yes28990.6
2) No309.4
Missing21 
TOTAL319100.0
212) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25712964.405107516
213) Response form: (RSPFORM2)
TOTAL%
1) Paper31593.5
2) Web226.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
214) State (STATE)
215) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast4914.5
2) Midwest9929.4
3) South14041.5
4) West4914.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0
216) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 403811.4
2) 40-494613.8
3) 50-649829.3
4) 65+15245.5
Missing6 
TOTAL334100.0
217) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female20962.4
2) Male12637.6
Missing5 
TOTAL335100.0
218) 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 $20,000196.3
2) $20,000-$49,9997324.3
3) $50,000-$99,99913043.2
4) $100,000+7926.2
Missing39 
TOTAL301100.0
219) 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) Democrat10030.2
2) Independent6218.7
3) Republican15948.0
4) Other (specify)103.0
Missing9 
TOTAL331100.0
220) I-REGION: Region of residents (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast4914.5
2) Midwest9929.4
3) South14041.5
4) West4914.5
Missing3 
TOTAL337100.0