Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 2008 - Charitable Giving and Financial Planning, Members and Elders

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Survey number (CODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL7112539.4211449
2) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have given to my congregation. (Q1A1CONG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked18926.6
1) Checked52273.4
TOTAL711100.0
3) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I plan to give to my congregation. (Q1A2CONG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56379.2
1) Checked14820.8
TOTAL711100.0
4) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have designated in my will to give to my congregation. (Q1A3CONG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64490.6
1) Checked679.4
TOTAL711100.0
5) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have not given and do not plan to give to my congregation. (Q1A4CONG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked58882.7
1) Checked12317.3
TOTAL711100.0
6) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have given to a Presbyterian mission cause or program. (Q1B1PRES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked36451.2
1) Checked34748.8
TOTAL711100.0
7) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I plan to give to a Presbyterian mission cause or program. (Q1B2PRES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62287.5
1) Checked8912.5
TOTAL711100.0
8) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have designated in my will to give to a Presbyterian mission cause or program. (Q1B3PRES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70599.2
1) Checked60.8
TOTAL711100.0
9) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have not given and do not plan to give to a Presbyterian mission cause or program. (Q1B4PRES)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43761.5
1) Checked27438.5
TOTAL711100.0
10) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have given to a non-PC(USA) church or religious cause. (Q1C1NOPC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked42059.1
1) Checked29140.9
TOTAL711100.0
11) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I plan to give to a non-PC(USA) church or religious cause. (Q1C2NOPC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65291.7
1) Checked598.3
TOTAL711100.0
12) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have designated in my will to give to a non-PC(USA) church or religious cause. (Q1C3NOPC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70198.6
1) Checked101.4
TOTAL711100.0
13) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have not given and do not plan to give to a non-PC(USA) church or religious cause. (Q1C4NOPC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked38454.0
1) Checked32746.0
TOTAL711100.0
14) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have given to a humanitarian organization (e.g., Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity). (Q1D1HUMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked30042.2
1) Checked41157.8
TOTAL711100.0
15) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I plan to give to a humanitarian organization (e.g., Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity). (Q1D2HUMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60384.8
1) Checked10815.2
TOTAL711100.0
16) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have designated in my will to give to a humanitarian organization (e.g., Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity). (Q1D3HUMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69497.6
1) Checked172.4
TOTAL711100.0
17) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have not given and do not plan to give to a humanitarian organization (e.g., Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity). (Q1D4HUMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49269.2
1) Checked21930.8
TOTAL711100.0
18) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have given to a college, university, seminary, or other educational organization. (Q1E1UNIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37652.9
1) Checked33547.1
TOTAL711100.0
19) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I plan to give to a college, university, seminary, or other educational organization. (Q1E2UNIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62387.6
1) Checked8812.4
TOTAL711100.0
20) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have designated in my will to give to a college, university, seminary, or other educational organization. (Q1E3UNIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68696.5
1) Checked253.5
TOTAL711100.0
21) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have not given and do not plan to give to a college, university, seminary, or other educational organization. (Q1E4UNIV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked41458.2
1) Checked29741.8
TOTAL711100.0
22) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have given to an arts or civic organization. (Q1F1ARTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43060.5
1) Checked28139.5
TOTAL711100.0
23) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I plan to give to an arts or civic organization. (Q1F2ARTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64490.6
1) Checked679.4
TOTAL711100.0
24) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have designated in my will to give to an arts or civic organization. (Q1F3ARTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69798.0
1) Checked142.0
TOTAL711100.0
25) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have not given and do not plan to give to an arts or civic organization. (Q1F4ARTS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37152.2
1) Checked34047.8
TOTAL711100.0
26) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have given to an environmental organization. (Q1G1ENVI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57380.6
1) Checked13819.4
TOTAL711100.0
27) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I plan to give to an environmental organization. (Q1G2ENVI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66793.8
1) Checked446.2
TOTAL711100.0
28) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have designated in my will to give to an environmental organization. (Q1G3ENVI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70699.3
1) Checked50.7
TOTAL711100.0
29) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have not given and do not plan to give to an environmental organization. (Q1G4ENVI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked25936.4
1) Checked45263.6
TOTAL711100.0
30) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have given to another type of charity (specify). (Q1H1OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52073.1
1) Checked19126.9
TOTAL711100.0
31) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I plan to give to another type of charity (specify). (Q1H2OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66193.0
1) Checked507.0
TOTAL711100.0
32) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have designated in my will to give to another type of charity (specify). (Q1H3OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked70398.9
1) Checked81.1
TOTAL711100.0
33) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have not given and do not plan to give another type of charity (specify). (Q1H4OTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked37953.3
1) Checked33246.7
TOTAL711100.0
34) Have you ever given, do you plan to give in the next 3 years, or have you designed in your will/estate a single gift of $100 or more in money, securities, or property to the following? (Checking at least one box in each row.) I have not given and do not plan to give another type of charity (specify). (Q1HWRITE)
TOTAL%
5) Something written in but no box checked8100.0
Missing703 
TOTAL8100.0
35) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I have invested in mutual funds. (Q2A1MUTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked13418.8
1) Checked57781.2
TOTAL711100.0
36) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I plan to invest in mutual funds. (Q2A2MUTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62587.9
1) Checked8612.1
TOTAL711100.0
37) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I neither plan to nor have invested in mutual funds. (Q2A3MUTU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked59884.1
1) Checked11315.9
TOTAL711100.0
38) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I have identified my long-term financial goals (e.g., retirement, education, etc.). (Q2B1GOAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked15722.1
1) Checked55477.9
TOTAL711100.0
39) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I plan to identify my long-term financial goals (e.g., retirement, education, etc.). (Q2B2GOAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62187.3
1) Checked9012.7
TOTAL711100.0
40) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I neither plan to nor have identified my long-term financial goals (e.g., retirement, education, etc.). (Q2B3GOAL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63389.0
1) Checked7811.0
TOTAL711100.0
41) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I have met with a personal financial advisor, counselor, or planner. (Q2C1PERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked22030.9
1) Checked49169.1
TOTAL711100.0
42) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I plan to meet with a personal financial advisor, counselor, or planner. (Q2C2PERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60585.1
1) Checked10614.9
TOTAL711100.0
43) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I neither plan to nor have met with a personal financial advisor, counselor, or planner. (Q2C3PERS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56279.0
1) Checked14921.0
TOTAL711100.0
44) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I have established, changed, or reviewed a personal financial plan. (Q2D1PLAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked21229.8
1) Checked49970.2
TOTAL711100.0
45) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I plan to establish, change, or review a personal financial plan. (Q2D2PLAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked60485.0
1) Checked10715.0
TOTAL711100.0
46) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I neither plan to nor have established, changed, or reviewed a personal financial plan. (Q2D3PLAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57881.3
1) Checked13318.7
TOTAL711100.0
47) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I have established a trust. (Q2E1TRST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47366.5
1) Checked23833.5
TOTAL711100.0
48) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I plan to establish a trust. (Q2E2TRST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64791.0
1) Checked649.0
TOTAL711100.0
49) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I neither plan to nor have established a trust. (Q2E3TRST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked33647.3
1) Checked37552.7
TOTAL711100.0
50) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I have established a donor-advised fund. (Q2F1FUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67294.5
1) Checked395.5
TOTAL711100.0
51) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I plan to establish a donor-advised fund. (Q2F2FUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69197.2
1) Checked202.8
TOTAL711100.0
52) Which of the following have you ever done, or do you plan to do in the next 3 years? (Please check as many boxes as apply.) I neither plan to nor have established a donor-advised fund. (Q2F3FUND)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked12617.7
1) Checked58582.3
TOTAL711100.0
53) If you have made no charitable gift of $100 or more, and do not intend to do so in the next 3 years, check here, and skip to Q12AONE. (CHCKBOX1)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62587.9
1) Checked8612.1
TOTAL711100.0
54) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) A community foundation (Q3_1COMM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55177.5
1) Checked16022.5
TOTAL711100.0
55) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Accountant (Q3_2ACCO)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69197.2
1) Checked202.8
TOTAL711100.0
56) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Church pastor (Q3_3PAST)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63288.9
1) Checked7911.1
TOTAL711100.0
57) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Church publication (Q3_4PUBL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62688.0
1) Checked8512.0
TOTAL711100.0
58) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Direct contact with fundraiser or someone from the charitable organization (Q3_5CONT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40757.2
1) Checked30442.8
TOTAL711100.0
59) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Direct mail from the charitable organization (Q3_6MAIL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45564.0
1) Checked25636.0
TOTAL711100.0
60) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Direct participation as a volunteer or an employee of the organization (Q3_7VOLU)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked40657.1
1) Checked30542.9
TOTAL711100.0
61) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Family/friends (Q3_8FAM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked46865.8
1) Checked24334.2
TOTAL711100.0
62) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Financial advisor, counselor, or planner (Q3_9FIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66994.1
1) Checked425.9
TOTAL711100.0
63) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Internet (Q3_10NET)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68796.6
1) Checked243.4
TOTAL711100.0
64) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Media (Q3_11MED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62187.3
1) Checked9012.7
TOTAL711100.0
65) How did you first become familiar with the organization(s), excluding your congregation, to which you have made or plan to make a charitable contribution of $100 or more (including any gifts you have included in your will/estate)? (Check all that apply.) Other (specify): (Q3_12OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked66894.0
1) Checked436.0
TOTAL711100.0
66) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Christian education (Q4_1EDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56579.5
1) Checked14620.5
TOTAL711100.0
67) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Disaster assistance (Q4_2DISA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39355.3
1) Checked31844.7
TOTAL711100.0
68) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Evangelism (Q4_3EVAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63489.2
1) Checked7710.8
TOTAL711100.0
69) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Homelessness (Q4_4HOME)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55678.2
1) Checked15521.8
TOTAL711100.0
70) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Hunger (Q4_5HUNG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked45363.7
1) Checked25836.3
TOTAL711100.0
71) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Medical (Q4_6MED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked57280.5
1) Checked13919.5
TOTAL711100.0
72) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Mission worker support (Q4_7MISS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked49469.5
1) Checked21730.5
TOTAL711100.0
73) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Music (Q4_8MUSI)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62788.2
1) Checked8411.8
TOTAL711100.0
74) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) New church development (Q4_9NEWC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63389.0
1) Checked7811.0
TOTAL711100.0
75) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Peace (Q4_10PAX)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63389.0
1) Checked7811.0
TOTAL711100.0
76) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Youth programs (Q4_11YTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked51772.7
1) Checked19427.3
TOTAL711100.0
77) If you made a gift to a Presbyterian mission cause or intend to make one in the next 3 years, what area(s) of mission have you supported or do you intend to support? (Check all that apply.) Other (specify): (Q4_12OTR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked67695.1
1) Checked354.9
TOTAL711100.0
78) To what extent to do agree with the following statements? When making or considering a charitable gift to the PC(USA), I prefer to provide broad, unrestricted support for the mission of the denomination. (Q5ABROAD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all11219.2
2) A little10317.7
3) A fair amount10017.2
4) Quite a bit12721.8
5) Completely7713.2
6) Not sure6411.0
Missing128 
TOTAL583100.0
79) To what extent to do agree with the following statements? With restricted gifts (those I designate or would designate for a specific use), it's okay for the PC(USA) to use the funds for a purpose it deems a higher priority. (Q5BHIGHR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all29550.8
2) A little7813.4
3) A fair amount6911.9
4) Quite a bit396.7
5) Completely498.4
6) Not sure518.8
Missing130 
TOTAL581100.0
80) To what extent to do agree with the following statements? More and more of the mission work in the PC(USA) is taking place through local churches. (Q5CLOCAL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all81.4
2) A little396.7
3) A fair amount11620.0
4) Quite a bit21436.9
5) Completely549.3
6) Not sure14925.7
Missing131 
TOTAL580100.0
81) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on or would depend on the following sources of information when considering major charitable contributions. Financial advisor, counselor, or planner (Q6AADVIS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all23342.7
2) A little13424.5
3) A fair amount9016.5
4) Quite a bit7814.3
5) Completely112.0
Missing165 
TOTAL546100.0
82) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on or would depend on the following sources of information when considering major charitable contributions. Media (TV, newspaper, magazines) (Q6BMEDIA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all24846.1
2) A little20638.3
3) A fair amount6712.5
4) Quite a bit173.2
Missing173 
TOTAL538100.0
83) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on or would depend on the following sources of information when considering major charitable contributions. Direct mail from the charitable organization (Q6CMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all13323.7
2) A little22239.5
3) A fair amount13524.0
4) Quite a bit7012.5
5) Completely20.4
Missing149 
TOTAL562100.0
84) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on or would depend on the following sources of information when considering major charitable contributions. Internet (Q6DNET)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all30657.5
2) A little14226.7
3) A fair amount6011.3
4) Quite a bit244.5
Missing179 
TOTAL532100.0
85) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on or would depend on the following sources of information when considering major charitable contributions. Church/pastor (Q6ECHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5910.5
2) A little12221.8
3) A fair amount18833.6
4) Quite a bit16930.2
5) Completely223.9
Missing151 
TOTAL560100.0
86) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on or would depend on the following sources of information when considering major charitable contributions. Family/friends (Q6FFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all437.6
2) A little12021.3
3) A fair amount18232.3
4) Quite a bit19835.2
5) Completely203.6
Missing148 
TOTAL563100.0
87) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on or would depend on the following sources of information when considering major charitable contributions. Direct contact with a representative of the charitable organization (Q6GCONTA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6211.0
2) A little10819.1
3) A fair amount16729.5
4) Quite a bit20335.9
5) Completely264.6
Missing145 
TOTAL566100.0
88) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on or would depend on the following sources of information when considering major charitable contributions. Other (specify): (Q6HOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all8258.6
2) A little53.6
3) A fair amount107.1
4) Quite a bit2215.7
5) Completely2115.0
Missing571 
TOTAL140100.0
89) Which of the items in Q6HOTHER would you depend on or have you depended on the most as a source of such information? Circle the letter corresponding to your choice. (Q7DEPEND)
TOTAL%
1) Financial advisor, counselor, or planner479.1
2) Media (TV, newspaper, magazines)163.1
3) Direct mail from the charitable organization5811.3
4) Internet132.5
5) Church/pastor8015.6
6) Family/friends12524.3
7) Direct contact with a representative of the charitable organization13726.7
8) Other (specify):387.4
Missing197 
TOTAL514100.0
90) When considering a gift of $100 or more to a charitable organization, how important are the following? It is an organization or mission supported by my congregation. (Q8ACONG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all10017.5
2) A little13924.3
3) A fair amount14124.6
4) Quite a bit13623.7
5) Greatly579.9
Missing138 
TOTAL573100.0
91) When considering a gift of $100 or more to a charitable organization, how important are the following? It is a mission or ministry of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). (Q8BPCUSA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all13924.4
2) A little16929.7
3) A fair amount14725.8
4) Quite a bit8014.1
5) Greatly346.0
Missing142 
TOTAL569100.0
92) When considering a gift of $100 or more to a charitable organization, how important are the following? The mission and purpose of the organization. (Q8CMISSI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all61.0
2) A little183.1
3) A fair amount6310.9
4) Quite a bit23540.7
5) Greatly25644.3
Missing133 
TOTAL578100.0
93) When considering a gift of $100 or more to a charitable organization, how important are the following? A recommendation from friends and family. (Q8DFAMIL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all498.6
2) A little16228.6
3) A fair amount18432.5
4) Quite a bit14625.7
5) Greatly264.6
Missing144 
TOTAL567100.0
94) When considering a gift of $100 or more to a charitable organization, how important are the following? Other (specify):. (Q8EOTHER)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6351.2
2) A little54.1
3) A fair amount86.5
4) Quite a bit2016.3
5) Greatly2722.0
Missing588 
TOTAL123100.0
95) On average, how many charities (church, mission, college/universities, etc.) do you usually support in the course of a year with gifts totaling at least $100 (not including church pledge or tithe)? (Q9CHARIT)
TOTAL%
1) One organization only8714.8
2) 2 or 3 organizations24742.2
3) 4 or more organizations25243.0
Missing125 
TOTAL586100.0
96) In considering a gift of $100 or more to a charity, which one of the following best describes the primary consideration you would have in selecting the type of gift? (Choose only one.) (Q10CONSI)
TOTAL%
1) I want my gift to provide support to the organization today and for generations to come.10016.9
2) I want to include a gift in my charitable plan(s) while receiving income from the underlying assets during my lifetime.101.7
3) I want the flexibility to respond to the changing needs of the organization(s) I support.13222.4
4) I would prefer to make an immediate, direct gift to the organization I support.33256.3
5) I would prefer to make a gift through my estate.122.0
6) Other (specify):40.7
Missing121 
TOTAL590100.0
97) To what extent would you discuss with each of the following your intentions to make a major gift to charity? Financial advisor, counselor, or planner (Q11AADVI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all23140.9
2) A little13223.4
3) A fair amount9516.8
4) Quite a bit7914.0
5) Greatly285.0
Missing146 
TOTAL565100.0
98) To what extent would you discuss with each of the following your intentions to make a major gift to charity? Church/pastor (Q11BPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all21638.1
2) A little19534.4
3) A fair amount9316.4
4) Quite a bit457.9
5) Greatly183.2
Missing144 
TOTAL567100.0
99) To what extent would you discuss with each of the following your intentions to make a major gift to charity? Lawyer (Q11CLAWY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all27850.7
2) A little12522.8
3) A fair amount8415.3
4) Quite a bit468.4
5) Greatly152.7
Missing163 
TOTAL548100.0
100) To what extent would you discuss with each of the following your intentions to make a major gift to charity? Family/friends (Q11DFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all9917.4
2) A little16328.7
3) A fair amount16228.5
4) Quite a bit10919.2
5) Greatly356.2
Missing143 
TOTAL568100.0
101) To what extent would you discuss with each of the following your intentions to make a major gift to charity? Foundation or financial intermediary (Q11EFOUN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all27550.2
2) A little12923.5
3) A fair amount9517.3
4) Quite a bit437.8
5) Greatly61.1
Missing163 
TOTAL548100.0
102) To what extent would you discuss with each of the following your intentions to make a major gift to charity? Representative or fundraiser from the charitable organization (Q11FORG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all15928.1
2) A little18232.2
3) A fair amount12021.2
4) Quite a bit9015.9
5) Greatly152.7
Missing145 
TOTAL566100.0
103) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? I make one-time gifts based on my financial situation. (Q12AONE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all497.2
2) A little10816.0
3) A fair amount15522.9
4) Quite a bit24736.5
5) Completely11817.4
Missing34 
TOTAL677100.0
104) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? I always consult my financial advisor, counselor, or planner before making a major gift. (Q12BCONS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all49674.1
2) A little9313.9
3) A fair amount416.1
4) Quite a bit223.3
5) Completely172.5
Missing42 
TOTAL669100.0
105) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? I prefer to use a foundation or financial intermediary when making a charitable gift. (Q12CFOUN)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all45068.4
2) A little12519.0
3) A fair amount517.8
4) Quite a bit213.2
5) Completely111.7
Missing53 
TOTAL658100.0
106) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? Charitable giving is part of my long-term financial plan. (Q12DLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all11016.7
2) A little16324.8
3) A fair amount13921.1
4) Quite a bit15824.0
5) Completely8813.4
Missing53 
TOTAL658100.0
107) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? I prefer to restrict my gift(s) to a specific program of the organization(s) I support. (Q12ESPEC)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all9614.7
2) A little15623.8
3) A fair amount14822.6
4) Quite a bit17026.0
5) Completely8513.0
Missing56 
TOTAL655100.0
108) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? When I make a gift for a particular program, I expect the funds to be used in accordance with my intentions. (Q12FINTE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all263.9
2) A little334.9
3) A fair amount9213.6
4) Quite a bit18026.7
5) Completely34350.9
Missing37 
TOTAL674100.0
109) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? A significant portion (20% or more) of my estate will be directed to my congregation or to PC(USA) mission. (Q12GESTA)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all45369.1
2) A little14221.6
3) A fair amount446.7
4) Quite a bit81.2
5) Completely91.4
Missing55 
TOTAL656100.0
110) If you have not identified your long-term financial goals, and do not expect to do so in the next 3 years, check here, and skip to CHCKBOX3. (CHCKBOX2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked55277.6
1) Checked15922.4
TOTAL711100.0
111) Please indicate the extent to which you would depend on the following sources of information if you were going to identify your long-term financial goals today. Direct mail/information in the mail from a financial service company (Q13AMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all29360.2
2) A little13227.1
3) A fair amount306.2
4) Quite a bit153.1
5) Greatly30.6
6) Unsure142.9
Missing224 
TOTAL487100.0
112) Please indicate the extent to which you would depend on the following sources of information if you were going to identify your long-term financial goals today. Financial advisor, counselor, or planner (Q13BADVI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all7815.7
2) A little9418.9
3) A fair amount9519.1
4) Quite a bit11222.5
5) Greatly10721.5
6) Unsure112.2
Missing214 
TOTAL497100.0
113) Please indicate the extent to which you would depend on the following sources of information if you were going to identify your long-term financial goals today. Internet (Q13CNET)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all30062.1
2) A little10521.7
3) A fair amount449.1
4) Quite a bit173.5
5) Greatly40.8
6) Unsure132.7
Missing228 
TOTAL483100.0
114) Please indicate the extent to which you would depend on the following sources of information if you were going to identify your long-term financial goals today. Church/pastor (Q13DPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all19940.5
2) A little15231.0
3) A fair amount7214.7
4) Quite a bit449.0
5) Greatly102.0
6) Unsure142.9
Missing220 
TOTAL491100.0
115) Please indicate the extent to which you would depend on the following sources of information if you were going to identify your long-term financial goals today. Media (Q13EMEDI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all26554.4
2) A little15131.0
3) A fair amount428.6
4) Quite a bit142.9
5) Greatly51.0
6) Unsure102.1
Missing224 
TOTAL487100.0
116) Please indicate the extent to which you would depend on the following sources of information if you were going to identify your long-term financial goals today. Family/friends (Q13FFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all5711.5
2) A little15731.8
3) A fair amount13627.5
4) Quite a bit10120.4
5) Greatly346.9
6) Unsure91.8
Missing217 
TOTAL494100.0
117) Please indicate the extent to which you would depend on the following sources of information if you were going to identify your long-term financial goals today. Other (specify): (Q13GOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all6946.3
2) A little42.7
3) A fair amount64.0
4) Quite a bit74.7
5) Greatly2114.1
6) Unsure4228.2
Missing562 
TOTAL149100.0
118) How familiar are you with the following? Socially-responsible investing (Q14ASOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all12724.9
2) A little15029.4
3) A fair amount13326.1
4) Quite a bit8416.5
5) Completely163.1
Missing201 
TOTAL510100.0
119) How familiar are you with the following? Sustainable investing (Q14BSUST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all18937.4
2) A little12324.3
3) A fair amount10620.9
4) Quite a bit7514.8
5) Completely132.6
Missing205 
TOTAL506100.0
120) How familiar are you with the following? Faith-based investing (Q14CFAIT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all17334.0
2) A little16632.6
3) A fair amount9719.1
4) Quite a bit6011.8
5) Completely132.6
Missing202 
TOTAL509100.0
121) How familiar are you with the following? Alternative investments (Q14DALT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all25550.4
2) A little12925.5
3) A fair amount6813.4
4) Quite a bit407.9
5) Completely142.8
Missing205 
TOTAL506100.0
122) Which of the following have you included or do you expect to include in your long-term financial planning? Estate (Q15AESTA)
TOTAL%
1) Have included31363.2
2) Will include11022.2
3) Neither of these265.3
4) Unsure469.3
Missing216 
TOTAL495100.0
123) Which of the following have you included or do you expect to include in your long-term financial planning? Retirement (Q15BRETI)
TOTAL%
1) Have included40080.8
2) Will include5911.9
3) Neither of these142.8
4) Unsure224.4
Missing216 
TOTAL495100.0
124) Which of the following have you included or do you expect to include in your long-term financial planning? Education (Q15CEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Have included17036.6
2) Will include5211.2
3) Neither of these17637.9
4) Unsure6614.2
Missing247 
TOTAL464100.0
125) Which of the following have you included or do you expect to include in your long-term financial planning? Philanthropic (Q15DPHIL)
TOTAL%
1) Have included13027.1
2) Will include13327.8
3) Neither of these11323.6
4) Unsure10321.5
Missing232 
TOTAL479100.0
126) Which of the following have you included or do you expect to include in your long-term financial planning? Other (specify): (Q15EOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Have included107.3
2) Will include64.4
3) Neither of these4532.8
4) Unsure7655.5
Missing574 
TOTAL137100.0
127) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on the following to evaluate financial products and investments. Performance over the past 12 months (Q16A12MO)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all398.0
2) A little11924.5
3) A fair amount18037.0
4) Quite a bit12024.7
5) Greatly285.8
Missing225 
TOTAL486100.0
128) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on the following to evaluate financial products and investments. Products or investments that use faith-based criteria (Q16BFAIT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all23448.6
2) A little17135.6
3) A fair amount5110.6
4) Quite a bit204.2
5) Greatly51.0
Missing230 
TOTAL481100.0
129) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on the following to evaluate financial products and investments. Long-term performance (3-, 5-, or 10-year) (Q16CLONG)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all295.8
2) A little357.0
3) A fair amount13627.3
4) Quite a bit21743.6
5) Greatly8116.3
Missing213 
TOTAL498100.0
130) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on the following to evaluate financial products and investments. Products or investments are socially responsible (Q16DSOCI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all10621.7
2) A little16734.2
3) A fair amount12525.6
4) Quite a bit7014.3
5) Greatly204.1
Missing223 
TOTAL488100.0
131) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on the following to evaluate financial products and investments. Fee structure (Q16EFEE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all7616.0
2) A little11123.4
3) A fair amount13929.3
4) Quite a bit10622.4
5) Greatly428.9
Missing237 
TOTAL474100.0
132) Please indicate the extent to which you depend on the following to evaluate financial products and investments. Products or investments that are accessible through my brokerage account or retirement plan (Q16FACCE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all7616.4
2) A little7315.8
3) A fair amount11224.2
4) Quite a bit13228.5
5) Greatly7015.1
Missing248 
TOTAL463100.0
133) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? I make decisions about financial products and investments (e.g., stocks, bonds, mutual funds) on my own or with my spouse. (Q17ASPOU)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all387.5
2) A little8015.8
3) A fair amount9719.1
4) Quite a bit17734.9
5) Completely11522.7
Missing204 
TOTAL507100.0
134) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? I consult my personal financial advisor, counselor, or planner before making investment decisions. (Q17BCONS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all9318.3
2) A little10721.0
3) A fair amount9819.3
4) Quite a bit15530.5
5) Completely5611.0
Missing202 
TOTAL509100.0
135) To what extent do you agree with the following statements? Investment decisions are typically made for me by my financial advisor, counselor, or planner based on my long-term financial plan. (Q17CADVI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all22544.4
2) A little10220.1
3) A fair amount6011.8
4) Quite a bit8817.4
5) Completely326.3
Missing204 
TOTAL507100.0
136) If you have a financial advisor, counselor, or planner or intend to meet with a financial advisor, counselor, or planner in the next 3 years please proceed to Q18ANET. Others check here, and skip to Q21AHABI. (CHCKBOX3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked56980.0
1) Checked14220.0
TOTAL711100.0
137) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how much would you rely on the following sources of information? Internet (search, blogs, bulletin boards, etc.) (Q18ANET)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all35369.5
2) A little10821.3
3) A fair amount407.9
4) Quite a bit61.2
5) Completely10.2
Missing203 
TOTAL508100.0
138) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how much would you rely on the following sources of information? Media (TV, newspaper, magazines) (Q18BMEDI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all32163.2
2) A little14127.8
3) A fair amount407.9
4) Quite a bit51.0
5) Completely10.2
Missing203 
TOTAL508100.0
139) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how much would you rely on the following sources of information? Family/friends (Q18CFAM)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all326.2
2) A little10019.5
3) A fair amount15930.9
4) Quite a bit18936.8
5) Completely346.6
Missing197 
TOTAL514100.0
140) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how much would you rely on the following sources of information? Church/pastor (Q18DPAST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all21041.2
2) A little15630.6
3) A fair amount9418.4
4) Quite a bit448.6
5) Completely61.2
Missing201 
TOTAL510100.0
141) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how much would you rely on the following sources of information? Direct mail/information in the mail (Q18EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all30961.1
2) A little13727.1
3) A fair amount479.3
4) Quite a bit112.2
5) Completely20.4
Missing205 
TOTAL506100.0
142) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how much would you rely on the following sources of information? Direct contact with a representative from the organization (Q18FCONT)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all9217.8
2) A little12223.6
3) A fair amount13225.5
4) Quite a bit14728.4
5) Completely244.6
Missing194 
TOTAL517100.0
143) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how much would you rely on the following sources of information? Lawyer (Q18GLAWY)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all19137.7
2) A little13727.0
3) A fair amount9919.5
4) Quite a bit7114.0
5) Completely91.8
Missing204 
TOTAL507100.0
144) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how familiar would you want to be with the following? The management team (leadership) (Q19ALEAD)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all183.5
2) A little5310.2
3) A fair amount14427.7
4) Quite a bit21441.2
5) Completely9017.3
Missing192 
TOTAL519100.0
145) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how familiar would you want to be with the following? The mission or purpose of the advisor company or organization (Q19BMISS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all173.3
2) A little336.3
3) A fair amount11522.1
4) Quite a bit23845.8
5) Completely11722.5
Missing191 
TOTAL520100.0
146) If you were going to choose a financial advisor, planner, or counselor today, how familiar would you want to be with the following? The overall financial health of the advisor company or organization (Q19CHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all112.1
2) A little112.1
3) A fair amount7113.5
4) Quite a bit25248.0
5) Completely18034.3
Missing186 
TOTAL525100.0
147) When evaluating or choosing a financial advisor, counselor, or planner, how important are the following? Helpful with integrating my personal values and long-term financial plan (Q20AVALU)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all122.3
2) A little234.4
3) A fair amount10520.3
4) Quite a bit26050.3
5) Completely11722.6
Missing194 
TOTAL517100.0
148) When evaluating or choosing a financial advisor, counselor, or planner, how important are the following? Demonstrated focus on identifying my needs and goals (Q20BFOCU)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all91.7
2) A little163.1
3) A fair amount9518.2
4) Quite a bit27552.8
5) Completely12624.2
Missing190 
TOTAL521100.0
149) When evaluating or choosing a financial advisor, counselor, or planner, how important are the following? Historical performance of investments under management (Q20CHIST)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all71.4
2) A little173.3
3) A fair amount9117.6
4) Quite a bit29056.0
5) Completely11321.8
Missing193 
TOTAL518100.0
150) When evaluating or choosing a financial advisor, counselor, or planner, how important are the following? Variety of investment options to help achieve my goals (Q20DVARI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all101.9
2) A little173.3
3) A fair amount10720.6
4) Quite a bit27853.6
5) Completely10720.6
Missing192 
TOTAL519100.0
151) When evaluating or choosing a financial advisor, counselor, or planner, how important are the following? Availability of advisor for face-to-face meetings (Q20EADVI)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all101.9
2) A little305.7
3) A fair amount8516.3
4) Quite a bit25648.9
5) Completely14227.2
Missing188 
TOTAL523100.0
152) When evaluating or choosing a financial advisor, counselor, or planner, how important are the following? A trusted partner/advisor (Q20FTRUS)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all152.9
2) A little265.0
3) A fair amount8516.3
4) Quite a bit25248.5
5) Completely14227.3
Missing191 
TOTAL520100.0
153) When evaluating or choosing a financial advisor, counselor, or planner, how important are the following? Fee structure (Q20GFEE)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all234.5
2) A little7815.1
3) A fair amount15429.9
4) Quite a bit19137.1
5) Completely6913.4
Missing196 
TOTAL515100.0
154) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. Habitat for Humanity (Q21AHABI)
TOTAL%
1) Poor40.6
2) Below average50.7
3) Fair466.6
4) Good25036.0
5) Excellent38255.0
6) Not familiar81.2
Missing16 
TOTAL695100.0
155) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (Q21BPCUS)
TOTAL%
1) Poor101.5
2) Below average223.2
3) Fair9914.4
4) Good30243.8
5) Excellent23434.0
6) Not familiar223.2
Missing22 
TOTAL689100.0
156) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. Presbyterian Foundation (Q21CFOUN)
TOTAL%
1) Poor91.3
2) Below average202.9
3) Fair7110.4
4) Good18827.4
5) Excellent10815.8
6) Not familiar28942.2
Missing26 
TOTAL685100.0
157) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. New Covenant Mutual Funds (Q21DMUTU)
TOTAL%
1) Poor142.0
2) Below average91.3
3) Fair284.1
4) Good202.9
5) Excellent202.9
6) Not familiar59586.7
Missing25 
TOTAL686100.0
158) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. One Compass Advisors (Q21ECOMP)
TOTAL%
1) Poor111.6
2) Below average60.9
3) Fair101.5
4) Good81.2
5) Excellent50.7
6) Not familiar63994.1
Missing32 
TOTAL679100.0
159) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (Q21FDISA)
TOTAL%
1) Poor101.5
2) Below average121.8
3) Fair659.5
4) Good23534.4
5) Excellent18727.3
6) Not familiar17525.6
Missing27 
TOTAL684100.0
160) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. New Covenant Trust Company (Q21GTRUS)
TOTAL%
1) Poor101.5
2) Below average60.9
3) Fair182.7
4) Good121.8
5) Excellent50.7
6) Not familiar62192.4
Missing39 
TOTAL672100.0
161) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. The Presbyterian Development Officer in my area (Q21HDEVE)
TOTAL%
1) Poor91.3
2) Below average60.9
3) Fair172.5
4) Good223.2
5) Excellent71.0
6) Not familiar62291.1
Missing28 
TOTAL683100.0
162) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. Opportunity International (Q21IOPPO)
TOTAL%
1) Poor91.3
2) Below average40.6
3) Fair40.6
4) Good111.6
5) Excellent40.6
6) Not familiar64895.3
Missing31 
TOTAL680100.0
163) Please rate each of the organizations based on your overall perception. If you are unfamiliar with any of them, check the last column. American Red Cross (Q21JREDC)
TOTAL%
1) Poor324.7
2) Below average426.1
3) Fair13820.1
4) Good28541.4
5) Excellent17525.4
6) Not familiar162.3
Missing23 
TOTAL688100.0
164) Survey form (SURVEY)
TOTAL%
1) Paper59683.8
2) Web11516.2
TOTAL711100.0
165) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
1) Members31444.2
2) Elders39755.8
TOTAL711100.0
166) How many years have you been a member of your current congregation? (YRMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL69322.01617
167) How far do you live from your congregation? (MILES)
TOTAL%
0) Less than one mile618.8
1) 18412.2
2) 211616.8
3) 38312.0
4) 4598.6
5) 57310.6
6) 6385.5
7) 7253.6
8) 8172.5
9) 940.6
10) 10446.4
11) 1150.7
12) 12192.8
13) 1350.7
14) 1440.6
15) 15111.6
16) 1630.4
17) 1740.6
18) 1830.4
19) 1910.1
20) 2071.0
21) 2110.1
22) 2220.3
23) 2310.1
25) 2560.9
28) 2820.3
30) 3020.3
32) 3220.3
35) 3510.1
40) 4020.3
80) 8010.1
100) 10010.1
141) 14110.1
400) 40020.3
Missing21 
TOTAL690100.0
168) Check here if you don't know number of members. (DKNUMMEM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62790.0
1) Checked7010.0
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
169) What is the approximate number of members in your congregation? (NUMMEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6411508.833052
170) Have you ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDELDER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes52676.5
2) No16223.5
Missing23 
TOTAL688100.0
171) If you have ever been ordained an elder in the Presbyterian Church, are you serving now on session? (ELDERSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37799.2
2) No30.8
Missing331 
TOTAL380100.0
172) Have you ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church? (ORDDEACN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27240.4
2) No40259.6
Missing37 
TOTAL674100.0
173) If you have ever been ordained a deacon in the Presbyterian Church, are you currently serving on the board of deacons? (DECONSER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2195.5
2) No14.5
Missing689 
TOTAL22100.0
174) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Chair of congregational committee or task force (POSCHAIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked48769.9
1) Checked21030.1
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
175) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of congregational committee or task force (POSCONGR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43462.3
1) Checked26337.7
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
176) 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 checked64692.7
1) Checked517.3
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
177) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Officer of men's, women's, or youth group (OFFICER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked62990.2
1) Checked689.8
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
178) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of men's, women's, or youth group (POSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked52675.5
1) Checked17124.5
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
179) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Organist or choir director (POSORGAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68498.1
1) Checked131.9
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
180) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Member of choir (POSCHOIR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54478.0
1) Checked15322.0
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
181) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Church School or Sunday School teacher/leader (POSTEACH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked54177.6
1) Checked15622.4
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
182) Which other positions, if any, do you hold in church? Other (POSOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50872.9
1) Checked18927.1
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
183) How often do you generally attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (WORSHIP)
TOTAL%
1) Never40.6
2) Less than once a year10.1
3) About once or twice a year91.3
4) Several times a year162.3
5) About once a month162.3
6) 2-3 times a month8211.8
7) Nearly every week31745.7
8) Every week24835.8
Missing18 
TOTAL693100.0
184) 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 emphasis13920.3
2) Reaching those who do not attend church314.5
3) Traditional style of worship or music27439.9
4) Contemporary style of worship or music345.0
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper7110.3
6) Social activities or meeting new people223.2
7) Sermons/preaching7811.4
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups223.2
9) Ministry for children or youth71.0
10) Prayer ministry for one another20.3
11) Practical care for one another in times of need50.7
13) Openness to social diversity10.1
Missing25 
TOTAL686100.0
185) 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 church40.6
3) Traditional style of worship or music456.8
4) Contemporary style of worship or music152.3
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper12118.2
6) Social activities or meeting new people659.8
7) Sermons/preaching18227.3
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups8212.3
9) Ministry for children or youth538.0
10) Prayer ministry for one another436.5
11) Practical care for one another in times of need406.0
12) The congregation's school or pre-school10.2
13) Openness to social diversity91.4
14) Your church school or Sunday school class60.9
Missing45 
TOTAL666100.0
186) 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 music20.3
4) Contemporary style of worship or music30.5
5) Sharing in the Lord's Supper101.7
6) Social activities or meeting new people172.9
7) Sermons/preaching10117.1
8) Bible study or prayer groups, other discussion groups528.8
9) Ministry for children or youth528.8
10) Prayer ministry for one another467.8
11) Practical care for one another in times of need14724.9
12) The congregation's school or pre-school71.2
13) Openness to social diversity478.0
14) Your church school or Sunday school class10718.1
Missing120 
TOTAL591100.0
187) 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 hours689.9
2) 1-2 hours10214.8
3) 3-5 hours18627.0
4) 6-10 hours19728.6
5) 11-20 hours10915.8
6) More than 20 hours263.8
Missing23 
TOTAL688100.0
188) 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 hours10114.7
2) 1-2 hours14621.2
3) 3-5 hours20629.9
4) 6-10 hours15422.4
5) 11-20 hours466.7
6) More than 20 hours365.2
Missing22 
TOTAL689100.0
189) 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 hours35852.5
2) 1-2 hours14421.1
3) 3-5 hours10615.5
4) 6-10 hours476.9
5) 11-20 hours182.6
6) More than 20 hours91.3
Missing29 
TOTAL682100.0
190) 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 hours21732.0
2) 1-2 hours16924.9
3) 3-5 hours14621.5
4) 6-10 hours7110.5
5) 11-20 hours416.0
6) More than 20 hours345.0
Missing33 
TOTAL678100.0
191) How old were you when you first began attending a Presbyterian church? (AGEPCUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL69119.44918
192) Including your current congregation, how many congregations have you ever belonged to? (NUMCONG)
TOTAL%
0) 111.6
1) 9914.3
2) 18927.4
3) 15422.3
4) 9413.6
5) 558.0
6) 375.4
7) 213.0
8) 101.4
9) 40.6
10) 81.2
12) 40.6
14) 10.1
15) 20.3
16) 10.1
20) 10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL691100.0
193) Of these, how many are/have been Presbyterian? (NUMPRES)
TOTAL%
0) 193.0
1) 25840.2
2) 17126.6
3) 8813.7
4) 497.6
5) 162.5
6) 203.1
7) 101.6
8) 40.6
9) 30.5
10) 30.5
11) 10.2
Missing69 
TOTAL642100.0
194) 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) Baptist8512.2
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)121.7
3) Episcopal162.3
4) Lutheran294.2
5) Methodist10515.1
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA30443.8
7) Other Presbyterian (specify)50.7
8) Reformed101.4
9) Roman Catholic405.8
10) UCC (United Church or Christ/Congregational)182.6
11) Independent or Non-denominational111.6
12) None172.4
13) Other (specify)426.1
Missing17 
TOTAL694100.0
195) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible privately (BIBLEPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily12718.8
2) Several times a week11917.6
3) Weekly8612.7
4) Several times a month9614.2
5) Once a month639.3
6) Less than once a month13820.4
7) Never466.8
Missing36 
TOTAL675100.0
196) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read the Bible with family or friends (BIBLEOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily111.7
2) Several times a week233.6
3) Weekly11117.6
4) Several times a month6310.0
5) Once a month599.3
6) Less than once a month14723.3
7) Never21834.5
Missing79 
TOTAL632100.0
197) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a Bible study group (BIBLESTY)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily20.3
2) Several times a week101.5
3) Weekly16525.4
4) Several times a month629.6
5) Once a month8513.1
6) Less than once a month12018.5
7) Never20531.6
Missing62 
TOTAL649100.0
198) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Read other devotional materials or religious books (DEVOTMAT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily12017.7
2) Several times a week8312.3
3) Weekly6910.2
4) Several times a month12718.8
5) Once a month7611.2
6) Less than once a month13620.1
7) Never669.7
Missing34 
TOTAL677100.0
199) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray privately (PRAYPRI)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily50273.2
2) Several times a week9413.7
3) Weekly284.1
4) Several times a month324.7
5) Once a month91.3
6) Less than once a month121.7
7) Never91.3
Missing25 
TOTAL686100.0
200) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Pray with family or friends (PRAYOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily12419.0
2) Several times a week10115.5
3) Weekly14021.5
4) Several times a month7511.5
5) Once a month467.1
6) Less than once a month8012.3
7) Never8613.2
Missing59 
TOTAL652100.0
201) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Attend a prayer group (PRAYGRP)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily10.2
2) Several times a week50.8
3) Weekly8013.2
4) Several times a month325.3
5) Once a month345.6
6) Less than once a month11318.7
7) Never34056.2
Missing106 
TOTAL605100.0
202) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet, in general (GINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily38658.8
2) Several times a week9514.5
3) Weekly385.8
4) Several times a month284.3
5) Once a month81.2
6) Less than once a month203.0
7) Never8212.5
Missing54 
TOTAL657100.0
203) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Send and receive email (EMAIL)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily40562.1
2) Several times a week8713.3
3) Weekly314.8
4) Several times a month345.2
5) Once a month71.1
6) Less than once a month182.8
7) Never7010.7
Missing59 
TOTAL652100.0
204) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Use the Internet for religious/spiritual purposes (RINTERNT)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily416.3
2) Several times a week507.7
3) Weekly457.0
4) Several times a month6910.7
5) Once a month497.6
6) Less than once a month12819.8
7) Never26541.0
Missing64 
TOTAL647100.0
205) Approximately how frequently do you engage in the following activities? Say grace before meals (SAYGRACE)
TOTAL%
1) Daily/almost daily30144.2
2) Several times a week9614.1
3) Weekly385.6
4) Several times a month679.8
5) Once a month345.0
6) Less than once a month10415.3
7) Never416.0
Missing30 
TOTAL681100.0
206) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (ISSUES)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative466.7
2) Conservative23033.5
3) Moderate26939.2
4) Liberal11216.3
5) Very liberal294.2
Missing25 
TOTAL686100.0
207) Have you ever tried to encourage someone to believe in Jesus Christ or to accept Him as a personal savior? (JESUS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44564.5
2) No24535.5
Missing21 
TOTAL690100.0
208) 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) Yes30144.5
2) No37655.5
Missing34 
TOTAL677100.0
209) 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)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL28822.22614
210) In the last year, have you invited someone to attend worship at your congregation? (INVITEW)
TOTAL%
1) Yes50072.6
2) No18927.4
Missing22 
TOTAL689100.0
211) 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) 15512.1
2) 211425.1
3) 37316.0
4) 45712.5
5) 54710.3
6) 6327.0
7) 771.5
8) 881.8
9) 920.4
10) 10367.9
12) 1271.5
14) 1410.2
15) 1520.4
20) 2081.8
25) 2530.7
30) 3020.4
97) A few-several10.2
Missing256 
TOTAL455100.0
212) 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.8412.3
2) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical and cultural context.29643.3
3) The Bible is the word of God, to be interpreted in the light of its historical context and the Church's teachings.24035.1
4) The Bible is not the word of God, but contains God's word to us.517.5
5) The Bible is not the word of God but is a valuable book.91.3
6) The Bible is an ancient book with little value today.10.1
7) Don't know30.4
Missing27 
TOTAL684100.0
213) 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 agree47568.7
2) Agree13119.0
3) Neutral or not sure7611.0
4) Disagree81.2
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL691100.0
214) 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 agree35351.4
2) Agree13719.9
3) Neutral or not sure16323.7
4) Disagree233.3
5) Strongly disagree111.6
Missing24 
TOTAL687100.0
215) 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 agree618.9
2) Agree14120.6
3) Neutral or not sure14020.5
4) Disagree24435.7
5) Strongly disagree9814.3
Missing27 
TOTAL684100.0
216) 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 agree284.1
2) Agree13620.0
3) Neutral or not sure14721.6
4) Disagree21631.7
5) Strongly disagree15422.6
Missing30 
TOTAL681100.0
217) 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 agree28641.9
2) Agree14521.3
3) Neutral or not sure13219.4
4) Disagree8913.0
5) Strongly disagree304.4
Missing29 
TOTAL682100.0
218) 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 agree15723.0
2) Agree11216.4
3) Neutral or not sure17024.9
4) Disagree15522.7
5) Strongly disagree8812.9
Missing29 
TOTAL682100.0
219) 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 agree24635.8
2) Agree33749.0
3) Neutral or not sure8512.4
4) Disagree172.5
5) Strongly disagree30.4
Missing23 
TOTAL688100.0
220) 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 agree23233.6
2) Agree29442.5
3) Neutral or not sure9714.0
4) Disagree537.7
5) Strongly disagree152.2
Missing20 
TOTAL691100.0
221) 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 agree152.2
2) Agree7911.4
3) Neutral or not sure21030.4
4) Disagree32046.4
5) Strongly disagree669.6
Missing21 
TOTAL690100.0
222) 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 agree558.0
2) Agree32948.1
3) Neutral or not sure17325.3
4) Disagree10615.5
5) Strongly disagree213.1
Missing27 
TOTAL684100.0
223) 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 agree273.9
2) Agree12818.6
3) Neutral or not sure34450.0
4) Disagree15422.4
5) Strongly disagree355.1
Missing23 
TOTAL688100.0
224) 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 agree15322.2
2) Agree32246.8
3) Neutral or not sure11516.7
4) Disagree7811.3
5) Strongly disagree202.9
Missing23 
TOTAL688100.0
225) 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 agree497.1
2) Agree23133.6
3) Neutral or not sure30444.2
4) Disagree7711.2
5) Strongly disagree273.9
Missing23 
TOTAL688100.0
226) 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, definitely13519.6
2) Yes, probably14020.3
3) Not sure7711.2
4) No, probably not11216.3
5) No, definitely not22432.6
Missing23 
TOTAL688100.0
227) 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, definitely13319.3
2) Yes, probably13619.7
3) Not sure7911.4
4) No, probably not10515.2
5) No, definitely not23734.3
Missing21 
TOTAL690100.0
228) 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, definitely10915.8
2) Yes, probably8512.3
3) Not sure7811.3
4) No, probably not10314.9
5) No, definitely not31645.7
Missing20 
TOTAL691100.0
229) 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 agree11616.8
2) Agree16924.5
3) Neutral or not sure9313.5
4) Disagree13219.1
5) Strongly disagree18026.1
Missing21 
TOTAL690100.0
230) 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 agree23433.8
2) Agree12518.1
3) Neutral or not sure9814.2
4) Disagree11817.1
5) Strongly disagree11716.9
Missing19 
TOTAL692100.0
231) 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 agree8512.3
2) Agree11316.3
3) Neutral or not sure10314.9
4) Disagree14120.4
5) Strongly disagree25036.1
Missing19 
TOTAL692100.0
232) 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 agree18527.0
2) Agree15122.0
3) Neutral or not sure15222.2
4) Disagree11016.0
5) Strongly disagree8812.8
Missing25 
TOTAL686100.0
233) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry. (SSMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree6810.1
2) Agree9013.4
3) Neutral or not sure10916.3
4) Disagree14321.3
5) Strongly disagree26038.8
Missing41 
TOTAL670100.0
234) 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 agree355.1
2) Agree10715.6
3) Neutral or not sure12418.1
4) Disagree15322.3
5) Strongly disagree26638.8
Missing26 
TOTAL685100.0
235) Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with each statement. Same-sex couples should be allowed to adopt children. (ADPTCHLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree9814.1
2) Agree16523.8
3) Neutral or not sure15121.8
4) Disagree11116.0
5) Strongly disagree16824.2
Missing18 
TOTAL693100.0
236) 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 agree8312.0
2) Agree11015.9
3) Neutral or not sure11015.9
4) Disagree11817.1
5) Strongly disagree26939.0
Missing21 
TOTAL690100.0
237) What is your sex? (SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female39056.1
2) Male30543.9
Missing16 
TOTAL695100.0
238) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL69460.55813
239) 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 farm9613.9
2) On a farm273.9
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)25336.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)11616.8
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city507.2
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)618.8
7) In a suburb near a large city8712.6
Missing21 
TOTAL690100.0
240) 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 farm253.7
2) On a farm81.2
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000 population)31146.4
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000 population)13620.3
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city446.6
6) In a large city (over 250,000 population)7010.4
7) In a suburb near a large city7611.3
Missing41 
TOTAL670100.0
241) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married52777.6
2) Not married15222.4
Missing32 
TOTAL679100.0
242) If not currently married; have you ever been married? (MARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married5030.1
2) Yes, am now widowed6539.2
3) Yes, am now divorced4225.3
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced95.4
Missing545 
TOTAL166100.0
243) If currently married: have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREMARRY)
TOTAL%
1) No39377.2
2) Yes, was widowed193.7
3) Yes, was divorced9518.7
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced20.4
Missing202 
TOTAL509100.0
244) 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) Baptist7113.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)91.7
3) Episcopal132.5
4) Lutheran275.2
5) Methodist9017.2
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA16531.5
7) Other Presbyterian10.2
8) Reformed61.1
9) Roman Catholic7113.5
10) UCC (United Church of Christ/Congregational)254.8
11) Independent or non-denominational40.8
12) None101.9
13) Other (specify)326.1
Missing187 
TOTAL524100.0
245) Please indicate the faith or denomination in which your husband or wife is currently affiliated. (SFAITH2)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist10.2
3) Episcopal10.2
4) Lutheran10.2
5) Methodist20.4
6) Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), PCUS, UPCUSA, or UPCNA44287.7
8) Reformed10.2
9) Roman Catholic173.4
12) Other (specify)275.4
13) None122.4
Missing207 
TOTAL504100.0
246) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at your congregation? (SWORSHP)
TOTAL%
1) Never244.7
2) Less than once a year51.0
3) About once or twice a year265.0
4) Several times a year346.6
5) About once a month224.3
6) 2-3 times a month6913.4
7) Nearly every week18235.3
8) Every week15429.8
Missing195 
TOTAL516100.0
247) How often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship at another congregation? (SWORSHP2)
TOTAL%
1) Never10342.0
2) Less than once a year3213.1
3) About once or twice a year4418.0
4) Several times a year3112.7
5) About once a month31.2
6) 2-3 times a month135.3
7) Nearly every week62.4
8) Every week135.3
Missing466 
TOTAL245100.0
248) How many children do you have? (If none, write 0.) Include any legally adopted children; exclude stepchildren unless legally adopted. (CHILDREN)
TOTAL%
0) None9814.3
1) 18212.0
2) 225937.9
3) 315823.1
4) 4618.9
5) 5152.2
6) 660.9
7) 730.4
8) 810.1
9) 910.1
Missing27 
TOTAL684100.0
249) Please indicate your employment status. Employed full-time (FULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked43262.1
1) Checked26437.9
Missing15 
TOTAL696100.0
250) Please indicate your employment status. Employed part-time (PART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked63491.1
1) Checked628.9
Missing15 
TOTAL696100.0
251) Please indicate your employment status. Self-employed (SELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64592.5
1) Checked527.5
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
252) Please indicate your employment status. Unemployed (UNEMPLOY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68798.6
1) Checked101.4
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
253) Please indicate your employment status. Retired (RETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked39556.7
1) Checked30243.3
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
254) Please indicate your employment status. Full-time homemaker (HOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65293.5
1) Checked456.5
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
255) Please indicate your employment status. Student (STUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68197.7
1) Checked162.3
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
256) Please indicate your employment status. Other (specify) (EMPL_OTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69099.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
257) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed full-time (SFULL)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked50272.0
1) Checked19528.0
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
258) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Employed part-time (SPART)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65493.8
1) Checked436.2
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
259) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Self-employed (SSELF)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked64993.1
1) Checked486.9
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
260) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Unemployed (SUNEMPLY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69299.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
261) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Retired (SRETIRED)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked47968.7
1) Checked21831.3
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
262) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Full-time homemaker (SHOMEMAK)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked65293.5
1) Checked456.5
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
263) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Student (SSTUDENT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69699.9
1) Checked10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
264) Please indicate your spouse's employment status. Other (specify) (SOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69099.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
265) 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) 297.1
2) 10.2
3) 41.0
5) 30.7
6) 10.2
8) 30.7
10) 92.2
12) 10.2
15) 71.7
16) 20.5
17) 30.7
18) 20.5
20) 153.7
21) 20.5
24) 71.7
25) 61.5
27) 10.2
28) 10.2
30) 174.2
32) 51.2
34) 10.2
35) 82.0
37) 20.5
38) 92.2
40) 11829.1
42) 82.0
43) 20.5
44) 30.7
45) 379.1
47) 10.2
48) 51.2
50) 5413.3
54) 10.2
55) 163.9
56) 10.2
60) 133.2
65) 41.0
68) 10.2
70) 20.5
73) 10.2
Missing305 
TOTAL406100.0
266) 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) 3511.1
2) 20.6
3) 20.6
4) 10.3
5) 30.9
6) 10.3
8) 10.3
10) 41.3
11) 10.3
12) 30.9
14) 20.6
15) 41.3
18) 20.6
20) 103.2
21) 10.3
22) 10.3
24) 10.3
25) 20.6
26) 10.3
27) 10.3
30) 113.5
32) 61.9
35) 92.8
36) 30.9
40) 10533.2
42) 20.6
44) 10.3
45) 227.0
48) 30.9
49) 10.3
50) 319.8
53) 10.3
55) 103.2
56) 10.3
60) 206.3
65) 61.9
70) 10.3
80) 20.6
90) 10.3
99) 20.6
Missing395 
TOTAL316100.0
267) What is the highest level of education completed by you? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Some high school60.9
3) High school diploma578.2
4) Some college, but no degree11015.8
5) Associate's degree385.5
6) Bachelor's degree15322.0
7) Some graduate work7911.3
8) Graduate degree25436.4
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
268) What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? (SEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 8th grade or less20.4
2) Some high school71.3
3) High school diploma5510.3
4) Some college, but no degree8115.2
5) Associate's degree407.5
6) Bachelor's degree15128.3
7) Some graduate work5911.0
8) Graduate degree13926.0
Missing177 
TOTAL534100.0
269) 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 alone12518.0
2) Two of us40758.5
3) Three of us7610.9
4) Four of us608.6
5) Five of us192.7
6) Six of us30.4
7) Seven or more of us30.4
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home or other institutional housing30.4
Missing15 
TOTAL696100.0
270) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under 6 years? (AGE6)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank20286.3
1) One187.7
2) Two135.6
3) Three10.4
Missing477 
TOTAL234100.0
271) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 612 years? (AGE12)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank19680.0
1) One3012.2
2) Two166.5
3) Three31.2
Missing466 
TOTAL245100.0
272) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1317 years? (AGE17)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank18973.8
1) One4818.8
2) Two155.9
3) Three41.6
Missing455 
TOTAL256100.0
273) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 1824 years? (AGE24)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank19283.5
1) One3213.9
2) Two62.6
Missing481 
TOTAL230100.0
274) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged 25 years and over? (AGE25)
TOTAL%
0) None/blank30.4
1) One12618.5
2) Two51776.0
3) Three294.3
4) Four50.7
Missing31 
TOTAL680100.0
275) 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 alone11717.3
2) A single parent, living with one or more children142.1
3) A married couple, no children in household37254.9
4) A married couple, living with one or more children14721.7
5) Some other arrangement (please describe your household here)284.1
Missing33 
TOTAL678100.0
276) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (PARTYID)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat20730.2
2) Independent11516.8
3) Republican34850.8
4) Other (specify)152.2
Missing26 
TOTAL685100.0
277) What is your race or origin? White or Caucasian (RACE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked233.3
1) Checked67496.7
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
278) What is your race or origin? Black or African American (RACE2)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked68498.1
1) Checked131.9
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
279) What is your race or origin? Indian (American) or Alaska native (RACE3)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69099.0
1) Checked71.0
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
280) What is your race or origin? Asian or Pacific Islander (RACE4)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69299.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
281) What is your race or origin? Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin (RACE5)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69599.7
1) Checked20.3
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
282) What is your race or origin? Some other race (specify) (RACE6)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked69299.3
1) Checked50.7
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
283) 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) Yes59385.6
2) No8912.8
3) Don't know81.2
4) Congregation does not use pledge cards [vol.]30.4
Missing18 
TOTAL693100.0
284) 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 $10,00050.8
2) $10,000-$14,99981.3
3) $15,000-$19,99991.4
4) $20,000-$29,999497.7
5) $30,000-$39,999446.9
6) $40,000-$49,999477.3
7) $50,000-$59,9997211.3
8) $60,000-$69,999619.5
9) $70,000-$79,999457.0
10) $80,000-$89,999558.6
11) $90,000-$99,999497.7
12) $100,000-$124,9998913.9
13) $125,000-$149,999375.8
14) $150,000-$199,999345.3
15) $200,000-$249,99991.4
16) $250,000 or more274.2
Missing71 
TOTAL640100.0
285) 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) Yes68199.0
2) No71.0
Missing23 
TOTAL688100.0
286) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTGIVE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6176814.68756875
287) 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) Yes34051.8
2) No31748.2
Missing54 
TOTAL657100.0
288) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTCAP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2919228.68483282
289) 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) Yes58186.6
2) No9013.4
Missing40 
TOTAL671100.0
290) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTSPEC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5199927.75597746
291) 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) Yes36756.0
2) No28844.0
Missing56 
TOTAL655100.0
292) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTPCUSA)
TOTAL%
0) None247.7
10) 10113.5
12) 1210.3
15) 1510.3
20) 20144.5
25) 25185.8
30) 3051.6
40) 4061.9
45) 4510.3
50) 504614.7
74) 7410.3
75) 7510.3
100) 1006922.0
110) 11010.3
135) 13510.3
150) 150123.8
200) 2004614.7
250) 25041.3
300) 300113.5
350) 35010.3
360) 36010.3
370) 37010.3
400) 40051.6
420) 42010.3
450) 45010.3
500) 50061.9
600) 60031.0
800) 80010.3
900) 90010.3
1000) 100061.9
1200) 120020.6
2000) 200020.6
2500) 250010.3
3000) 300010.3
4000) 400010.3
5000) 500010.3
5200) 520010.3
999999) Don't know41.3
Missing398 
TOTAL313100.0
293) 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) Yes33551.1
2) No32148.9
Missing55 
TOTAL656100.0
294) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (ALLCAUSE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL30210710.60399282
295) 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) Yes62693.2
2) No466.8
Missing39 
TOTAL672100.0
296) Write your best estimate of the amount given. (AMTNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL5668556.34583809
297) State (STATE)
298) Region of residents (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast12417.8
2) Midwest18426.4
3) South28440.7
4) West10515.1
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0
299) I-AGE: What is your present age? (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
1) Less than 40456.5
2) 40-499013.0
3) 50-6426037.5
4) 65+29943.1
Missing17 
TOTAL694100.0
300) I-SEX: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-SEX)
TOTAL%
1) Female39056.1
2) Male30543.9
Missing16 
TOTAL695100.0
301) 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 $20,000223.4
2) $20,000-$49,99914021.9
3) $50,000-$99,99928244.1
4) $100,000+19630.6
Missing71 
TOTAL640100.0
302) 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) Democrat20730.2
2) Independent11516.8
3) Republican34850.8
4) Other (specify)152.2
Missing26 
TOTAL685100.0
303) I-REGION: Region of residents (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast12417.8
2) Midwest18426.4
3) South28440.7
4) West10515.1
Missing14 
TOTAL697100.0