Presbyterian Panel Survey, 1997-1999 - Demographic Information, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Old Code (OLDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL18901253.258731
2) New identification code (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL188930971.228709
3) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? 19__ (WHENORDN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL188776.53112
4) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body. (ORDNDENM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable52.6
1) Baptist4322.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)63.1
3) Episcopalian10.5
5) Lutheran21.0
6) Methodist157.9
7) Other Presbyterian7137.2
8) Reformed105.2
9) Roman Catholic21.0
10) United Church of Christ157.9
12) Other178.9
99) More than one selected42.1
Missing1699 
TOTAL191100.0
5) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No169490.5
2) Yes1789.5
Missing18 
TOTAL1872100.0
6) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL ) Which degree are you seeking? (SCHOOLDG)
TOTAL%
1) M.C.E.-M.R.E.21.2
2) M.A.42.3
3) Th.M./S.T.M.42.3
4) D.Min.11366.1
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.3118.1
6) Other179.9
Missing1719 
TOTAL171100.0
7) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL) Which school are you presently enrolled in? (WHATSCHL)
TOTAL%
3) Asbury10.6
4) Ashland10.6
5) Austin52.8
6) Bangor10.6
14) Chicago Theological Seminary31.7
16) Claremont21.1
18) Columbia2413.5
20) Covenant21.1
21) Drew University21.1
22) Dubuque21.1
23) Duke University10.6
24) Eastern Baptist10.6
27) Erskine10.6
30) Fuller Theological Seminary158.4
31) Garrett Evangelical10.6
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary52.8
34) Harvard University21.1
36) Iliff10.6
38) Johnson C Smith10.6
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary21.1
40) Lexington21.1
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary116.2
43) Lutheran PA10.6
45) McCormick63.4
46) Memphis10.6
52) New Brunswick10.6
53) New York10.6
63) Pittsburgh63.4
65) Princeton95.1
68) San Francisco147.9
76) United Theo Dayton10.6
78) Union Seminary (VA)42.2
79) University Notre Dame10.6
83) Wesley10.6
85) Westminister10.6
99) Other4525.3
Missing1712 
TOTAL178100.0
8) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECLRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No130469.4
2) Yes57430.6
Missing12 
TOTAL1878100.0
9) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY WERE ENGAGED IN A LONG-TERM SECULAR JOB OR CAREER BEFORE ENTERING SEMINARY FOR THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV) How long were you in that long-term secular job or career? (JOBLONG)
TOTAL%
0) 30.5
1) 132.2
2) 549.3
3) 518.8
4) 518.8
5) 559.5
6) 295.0
7) 447.6
8) 406.9
9) 203.4
10) 579.8
11) 213.6
12) 244.1
13) 91.5
14) 101.7
15) 193.3
16) 50.9
17) 40.7
18) 81.4
19) 50.9
20) 162.7
21) 30.5
22) 50.9
23) 20.3
24) 30.5
25) 101.7
26) 20.3
27) 20.3
28) 40.7
29) 10.2
30) 50.9
32) 10.2
33) 10.2
34) 10.2
35) 10.2
36) 10.2
40) 10.2
41) 10.2
Missing1308 
TOTAL582100.0
10) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree. 19__ (YRBDMDIV)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL186176.39512
11) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV. DEGREE FROM A PCUSA SCHOOL) Please indicate from which school you received your B.D. or M.Div. degree (PCUSABD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL180452.05525
12) Do you have one or more other graduate degrees from a seminary or other school of theological education (besides your B.D. or M.Div.)? (GRADDEG)
TOTAL%
1) No112760.4
2) Yes73839.6
Missing25 
TOTAL1865100.0
13) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: M.C.E./M.R.E. (GRADMCE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked186198.5
1) Checked281.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
14) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E.) Please indicate the year in which you received your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree. 19__ (GRADMCEY)
TOTAL%
53) 13.7
54) 13.7
59) 13.7
60) 27.4
61) 27.4
63) 13.7
64) 13.7
66) 13.7
67) 13.7
68) 13.7
69) 13.7
70) 13.7
73) 27.4
74) 27.4
75) 13.7
78) 13.7
81) 13.7
84) 13.7
85) 27.4
91) 13.7
94) 13.7
95) 13.7
Missing1863 
TOTAL27100.0
15) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (GRADMCES)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland14.0
31) Garrett Evangelical14.0
45) McCormick14.0
63) Pittsburgh312.0
64) PSCE1144.0
65) Princeton312.0
69) Southeastern Baptist14.0
83) Wesley14.0
99) Other312.0
Missing1865 
TOTAL25100.0
16) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: M.A. (GRADMA)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked174692.4
1) Checked1437.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
17) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A.) Please indicate the year in which you received your M.A. degree. 19__ (GRADMAY)
TOTAL%
29) 10.7
49) 10.7
53) 10.7
56) 21.4
58) 21.4
59) 32.2
60) 32.2
61) 32.2
62) 64.3
63) 10.7
64) 42.9
65) 32.2
66) 21.4
67) 32.2
68) 21.4
69) 42.9
70) 85.8
71) 10.7
72) 96.5
73) 21.4
74) 32.2
75) 10.7
76) 53.6
77) 10.7
78) 75.0
79) 42.9
80) 32.2
81) 42.9
82) 64.3
83) 21.4
85) 75.0
86) 64.3
87) 53.6
88) 21.4
89) 64.3
90) 10.7
91) 53.6
92) 21.4
93) 21.4
94) 32.2
95) 21.4
96) 10.7
Missing1751 
TOTAL139100.0
18) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.A. degree? (GRADMAS)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland10.7
9) Brite10.7
13) University of Chicago Divinity42.9
14) Chicago Theological Seminary21.5
16) Claremont21.5
17) Colgate Rochester10.7
18) Columbia21.5
21) Drew University10.7
22) Dubuque21.5
23) Duke University10.7
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.7
27) Erskine10.7
30) Fuller Theological Seminary42.9
33) Gordon Conwell21.5
34) Harvard University10.7
45) McCormick75.1
46) Memphis10.7
55) North Park10.7
63) Pittsburgh21.5
64) PSCE1813.1
65) Princeton21.5
68) San Francisco32.2
74) Trinity Evangelical Div21.5
75) Union-Auburn10.7
81) Vanderbilt32.2
85) Westminister10.7
88) Yale75.1
89) Emory10.7
99) Other6245.3
Missing1753 
TOTAL137100.0
19) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Th.M./S.T.M. (GRADTHM)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked170490.2
1) Checked1859.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
20) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your Th.M./S.T.M. degree. 19__ (GRADTHMY)
TOTAL%
44) 10.5
48) 10.5
50) 21.1
55) 21.1
58) 21.1
59) 31.6
60) 10.5
61) 42.2
62) 42.2
63) 52.7
64) 63.3
65) 63.3
66) 84.3
67) 73.8
68) 73.8
69) 84.3
70) 63.3
71) 137.1
72) 63.3
73) 42.2
74) 52.7
75) 52.7
76) 52.7
78) 42.2
79) 31.6
80) 105.4
81) 31.6
82) 42.2
83) 73.8
84) 63.3
85) 42.2
86) 21.1
87) 42.2
88) 63.3
89) 63.3
90) 21.1
91) 42.2
92) 10.5
93) 10.5
94) 21.1
95) 31.6
96) 10.5
Missing1706 
TOTAL184100.0
21) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (GRADTPCU)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton Theological Seminary10.6
5) Austin31.7
9) Brite10.6
10) Calvin10.6
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.6
16) Claremont10.6
17) Colgate Rochester31.7
18) Columbia137.2
22) Dubuque95.0
23) Duke University21.1
25) Eden10.6
30) Fuller21.1
31) Garrett Evangelical10.6
34) Harvard University10.6
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary31.7
45) McCormick42.2
54) Northern Baptist10.6
63) Pittsburgh63.3
65) Princeton6334.8
68) San Francisco52.8
69) Southeastern Baptist10.6
71) St. Mary's10.6
74) Trinity Evangelical10.6
75) Union-Auburn105.5
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)179.4
83) Wesley10.6
88) Yale137.2
99) Other158.3
Missing1709 
TOTAL181100.0
22) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: D.Min. (GRADDMIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked148478.6
1) Checked40521.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
23) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your D.Min. degree. 19__ (GRADDY)
TOTAL%
62) 10.3
70) 10.3
71) 10.3
72) 41.0
73) 82.0
74) 133.3
75) 153.8
76) 153.8
77) 153.8
78) 153.8
79) 133.3
80) 143.5
81) 205.0
82) 225.5
83) 164.0
84) 184.5
85) 235.8
86) 256.3
87) 153.8
88) 133.3
89) 133.3
90) 143.5
91) 143.5
92) 215.3
93) 205.0
94) 123.0
95) 194.8
96) 164.0
97) 10.3
Missing1493 
TOTAL397100.0
24) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your D.Min. degree? (GRADDSPC)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton61.5
5) Austin164.0
8) Bethel Theological Seminary10.3
9) Brite10.3
11) Candler10.3
14) Chicago Theological Seminary41.0
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.3
16) Claremont10.3
17) Colgate Rochester20.5
18) Columbia379.3
20) Covenant10.3
21) Drew University123.0
22) Dubuque20.5
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary51.3
25) Eden Theological Seminary82.0
27) Erskine Theological Seminary10.3
30) Fuller Theological Seminary235.8
31) Garrett Evangelical10.3
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary30.8
36) Iliff School20.5
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary41.0
40) Lexington10.3
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary123.0
45) McCormick9824.5
53) New York20.5
61) Perkins10.3
63) Pittsburgh235.8
65) Princeton153.8
68) San Francisco4210.5
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.3
72) St. Paul10.3
74) Trinity Evangelical Div10.3
77) United Theo MN10.3
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)4411.0
81) Vanderbilt51.3
84) Western Theological Seminary20.5
99) Other194.8
Missing1490 
TOTAL400100.0
25) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. (GRADPHD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked176193.2
1) Checked1286.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
26) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE) Please indicate the year in which you received your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree. 19__ (GRADPHDY)
TOTAL%
58) 54.0
59) 10.8
60) 10.8
61) 10.8
62) 10.8
63) 21.6
64) 32.4
65) 32.4
66) 32.4
67) 54.0
68) 21.6
69) 21.6
70) 21.6
71) 32.4
72) 54.0
73) 10.8
74) 32.4
75) 43.2
76) 54.0
77) 32.4
78) 10.8
79) 10.8
80) 32.4
81) 75.6
82) 43.2
83) 54.0
85) 75.6
86) 43.2
87) 32.4
88) 75.6
89) 54.0
90) 32.4
91) 21.6
92) 86.3
93) 21.6
94) 43.2
95) 21.6
96) 21.6
97) 10.8
Missing1764 
TOTAL126100.0
27) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (GRPHDPC)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity21.6
16) Claremont43.3
18) Columbia43.3
21) Drew10.8
22) Dubuque10.8
23) Duke University54.1
30) Fuller21.6
31) Garrett Evangelical10.8
34) Harvard University43.3
45) McCormick10.8
57) NW Lutheran Theo10.8
65) Princeton1310.6
68) San Francisco32.4
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.8
75) Union-Auburn43.3
76) United Theo Dayton10.8
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)97.3
79) University of Notre Dame10.8
81) Vanderbilt75.7
88) Yale54.1
89) Emory43.3
99) Other4939.8
Missing1767 
TOTAL123100.0
28) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE ONE OR MORE DEGREES FROM A SEMINARY OR OTHER SCHOOL OF THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION (BESIDES THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV.)} Please indicate whether you received the following degree: Other (GRADOTHR)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked181696.1
1) Checked733.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
29) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Please indicate the year in which you received all other degrees. 19__ (GROTHYR)
TOTAL%
4) 11.4
54) 11.4
55) 11.4
59) 22.9
60) 22.9
61) 45.8
64) 11.4
68) 11.4
69) 11.4
70) 22.9
71) 34.3
72) 34.3
73) 11.4
74) 11.4
75) 45.8
76) 34.3
77) 11.4
78) 68.7
79) 22.9
80) 34.3
81) 34.3
83) 11.4
84) 22.9
85) 22.9
86) 22.9
88) 11.4
89) 11.4
90) 22.9
91) 45.8
92) 11.4
93) 22.9
95) 34.3
96) 11.4
97) 11.4
Missing1821 
TOTAL69100.0
30) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Which PCUSA school awarded you any other degrees? (GROTHPC)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland11.5
5) Austin11.5
12) Central Baptist11.5
13) University of Chicago Divinity11.5
18) Columbia23.0
30) Fuller11.5
45) McCormick11.5
59) Pacific Lutheran11.5
64) PSCE11.5
67) Regent23.0
68) San Francisco11.5
75) Union-Auburn11.5
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)34.5
81) Vanderbilt23.0
83) Wesley11.5
99) Other4770.1
Missing1823 
TOTAL67100.0
31) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school60.3
3) Some college110.6
4) College graduate98953.3
5) Some graduate work34718.7
6) Graduate degree50127.0
Missing36 
TOTAL1854100.0
32) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation132270.1
2) Non-parish job or ministry44623.7
3) Unemployed462.4
4) Retired from active ministry713.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1885100.0
33) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry11179.3
3) Unemployed85.7
4) Retired from active ministry2115.0
Missing1750 
TOTAL140100.0
34) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FTPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time108682.6
2) Part-time22817.4
Missing576 
TOTAL1314100.0
35) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PART-TIME PARISH PASTOR) Please specify the hours per week that you serve as a part-time parish pastor. (PTPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) 167.3
2) 104.5
3) 52.3
4) 10.5
5) 52.3
6) 20.9
7) 10.5
8) 62.7
9) 10.5
10) 83.6
11) 10.5
12) 62.7
13) 20.9
14) 10.5
15) 115.0
16) 41.8
17) 20.9
18) 41.8
20) 3114.1
22) 10.5
24) 52.3
25) 209.1
26) 20.9
28) 10.5
29) 20.9
30) 2913.2
32) 52.3
33) 20.9
34) 10.5
35) 73.2
36) 20.9
37) 10.5
38) 10.5
40) 104.5
42) 20.9
44) 10.5
45) 31.4
50) 31.4
55) 31.4
65) 20.9
Missing1670 
TOTAL220100.0
36) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG1)
TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor62848.1
2) Senior pastor25319.4
3) Assistant/Associate pastor20315.6
4) Co-pastor463.5
5) Stated or temporary supply715.4
6) Designated pastor70.5
7) Interim pastor493.8
8) Tentmaker90.7
9) Paid parish associate110.8
10) Other282.1
Missing585 
TOTAL1305100.0
37) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG2)
TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor53.3
2) Senior pastor2617.0
3) Assistant/Associate pastor127.8
4) Co-pastor53.3
5) Stated or temporary supply3623.5
6) Designated pastor127.8
7) Interim pastor2617.0
8) Tentmaker2013.1
9) Paid parish associate32.0
10) Other85.2
Missing1737 
TOTAL153100.0
38) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) How many congregations do you currently serve as pastor (include congregations you are serving as stated or temporary supply)? (MANYCONG)
TOTAL%
1) One122093.5
2) Two or more856.5
Missing585 
TOTAL1305100.0
39) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) How many congregations do you serve as pastor? (MANY2CNG)
TOTAL%
1) One22.3
2) Two6574.7
3) Three1314.9
4) Four33.4
5) Five11.1
6) Six22.3
8) Eight11.1
Missing1803 
TOTAL87100.0
40) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) Are all or some of the congregations yoked as a larger parish? (LARGRPAR)
TOTAL%
1) No5857.4
2) Yes4342.6
Missing1789 
TOTAL101100.0
41) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more). (MEMCLRGY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1304647.8591103
42) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) Is your non-parish job or ministry full time or part time? (If you have more than one, answer in terms of the combined hours). (NONPARFT)
TOTAL%
1) Full time44070.2
2) Part time18729.8
Missing1263 
TOTAL627100.0
43) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) Please specify the hours you spend in your part-time non-parish job or ministry. (NONPARPT)
TOTAL%
1) 21.1
2) 52.8
3) 10.6
4) 52.8
5) 21.1
6) 74.0
7) 42.3
8) 105.6
9) 21.1
10) 1910.7
11) 10.6
12) 105.6
14) 21.1
15) 137.3
16) 42.3
17) 10.6
18) 52.8
20) 2916.4
23) 10.6
24) 42.3
25) 63.4
28) 10.6
29) 10.6
30) 137.3
32) 21.1
35) 42.3
40) 137.3
42) 10.6
45) 10.6
48) 10.6
49) 10.6
50) 21.1
55) 21.1
60) 10.6
65) 10.6
Missing1713 
TOTAL177100.0
44) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) In what type(s) of non-parish jobs or ministries are you currently employed? (NONJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution17027.7
2) Chaplain10717.4
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker101.6
4) National staff or middle governing body staff8814.3
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency223.6
6) Professional pastoral counselor518.3
7) Other employment16627.0
Missing1276 
TOTAL614100.0
45) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) In what type(s) of non-parish jobs or ministries are you currently employed? (NONJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Faculty/staff at an educational institution33.8
2) Chaplain1620.5
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker11.3
4) National staff or middle governing body staff33.8
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency33.8
6) Professional pastoral counselor2126.9
7) Other employment3139.7
Missing1812 
TOTAL78100.0
46) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Military152.4
2) Civilian government294.7
3) Elementary, middle, or high school223.6
4) College or university10116.4
5) Seminary or other theological school569.1
6) Hospital or other medical facility7512.2
7) Church/religious body12119.7
8) Other non-profit organization9315.1
9) For-profit business7612.4
10) Other274.4
Missing1275 
TOTAL615100.0
47) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB2)
TOTAL%
1) Military11.2
4) College or university33.6
5) Seminary or other theological school44.8
6) Hospital or other medical facility78.3
7) Church/religious body1315.5
8) Other non-profit organization1922.6
9) For-profit business1517.9
10) Other2226.2
Missing1806 
TOTAL84100.0
48) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) Is this organization affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (ORGPRES)
TOTAL%
1) No37963.2
2) Yes22136.8
Missing1290 
TOTAL600100.0
49) In general, how often are you bothered by stress in your job situation? (JOBSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never905.1
2) Less than once a week45525.7
3) Once or twice a week69539.3
4) Several days a week30717.4
5) Almost every day22112.5
Missing122 
TOTAL1768100.0
50) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive session (EXTSESSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent362.3
2) Some extent1257.9
3) A little35622.4
4) None71645.1
5) Not applicable/not sure35422.3
Missing303 
TOTAL1587100.0
51) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive congregation (EXTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent231.5
2) Some extent1318.3
3) A little43327.5
4) None66242.0
5) Not applicable/not sure32720.7
Missing314 
TOTAL1576100.0
52) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Conflict with others in organization (EXTCNFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent955.9
2) Some extent26716.7
3) A little70243.8
4) None42526.5
5) Not applicable/not sure1127.0
Missing289 
TOTAL1601100.0
53) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Doing too many different things (EXTTHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent41725.4
2) Some extent60736.9
3) A little42325.7
4) None16910.3
5) Not applicable/not sure271.6
Missing247 
TOTAL1643100.0
54) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling "burned out" (EXTBURND)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent1368.5
2) Some extent37523.4
3) A little57035.6
4) None48029.9
5) Not applicable/not sure422.6
Missing287 
TOTAL1603100.0
55) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling my work doesn't count (EXTCOUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent422.6
2) Some extent18211.3
3) A little39424.5
4) None92957.9
5) Not applicable/not sure583.6
Missing285 
TOTAL1605100.0
56) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having different views or values from most others in organization (EXTVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent855.3
2) Some extent27416.9
3) A little58336.0
4) None62338.5
5) Not applicable/not sure533.3
Missing272 
TOTAL1618100.0
57) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to make decisions (EXTDECSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent332.1
2) Some extent24915.6
3) A little62839.3
4) None65040.7
5) Not applicable/not sure372.3
Missing293 
TOTAL1597100.0
58) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to meet deadlines (EXTDEDLN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent1217.4
2) Some extent42225.9
3) A little69442.6
4) None36422.4
5) Not applicable/not sure271.7
Missing262 
TOTAL1628100.0
59) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Little or no input into decisions that affect me in important ways (EXTINPUT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent603.7
2) Some extent19211.9
3) A little41425.7
4) None88354.8
5) Not applicable/not sure633.9
Missing278 
TOTAL1612100.0
60) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Needing more time for myself (EXTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent32720.1
2) Some extent51331.5
3) A little49730.5
4) None26716.4
5) Not applicable/not sure251.5
Missing261 
TOTAL1629100.0
61) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not being paid well enough (EXTPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent19111.7
2) Some extent33420.5
3) A little44927.5
4) None61537.7
5) Not applicable/not sure412.5
Missing260 
TOTAL1630100.0
62) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not enough time for my family (EXTFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent27817.0
2) Some extent47329.0
3) A little49030.0
4) None32119.7
5) Not applicable/not sure704.3
Missing258 
TOTAL1632100.0
63) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Experiencing sexual harassment (EXTHARSS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent30.2
2) Some extent140.9
3) A little422.6
4) None138987.1
5) Not applicable/not sure1469.2
Missing296 
TOTAL1594100.0
64) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Too many meetings (EXTMTNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent19612.0
2) Some extent44127.1
3) A little57135.1
4) None38623.7
5) Not applicable/not sure332.0
Missing263 
TOTAL1627100.0
65) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unclear or continually changing expectations from others (EXTUNCLR)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent1026.3
2) Some extent29818.3
3) A little59436.6
4) None59036.3
5) Not applicable/not sure402.5
Missing266 
TOTAL1624100.0
66) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unrealistic expectations from others (EXTUNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent1579.8
2) Some extent35722.2
3) A little58836.6
4) None47029.2
5) Not applicable/not sure352.2
Missing283 
TOTAL1607100.0
67) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Working too many hours (EXTHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent33120.1
2) Some extent51731.4
3) A little51431.3
4) None25715.6
5) Not applicable/not sure251.5
Missing246 
TOTAL1644100.0
68) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No113560.5
2) Yes74139.5
Missing14 
TOTAL1876100.0
69) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) How many years have you been a Presbyterian? (YRSPRES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL86230.38315
70) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Baptist (DENBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked166988.4
1) Checked21911.6
Missing2 
TOTAL1888100.0
71) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (DENDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked184797.8
1) Checked422.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
72) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Episcopalian (DENEPIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked182996.8
1) Checked603.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
73) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Friends (Quaker) (DENFRNDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked188199.6
1) Checked80.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
74) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Lutheran (DENLUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked183797.2
1) Checked522.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
75) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Methodist (DENMETH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked169989.9
1) Checked19010.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
76) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Reformed (DENRFRMD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked183897.3
1) Checked512.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
77) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Roman Catholic (DENROMAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked183997.4
1) Checked502.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
78) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: United Church of Christ (DENUCC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked179394.9
1) Checked965.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
79) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE) Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Other (DENOTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked171690.8
1) Checked1739.2
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
80) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Please choose just one answer. If you were part of more than one denomination during your youth, answer by selecting the one in which you were most involved.) (RELDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1568.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)231.2
3) Episcopal301.6
4) Friends10.1
5) Lutheran402.2
6) Methodist1196.4
7) Presbyterian117463.6
8) Reformed341.8
9) Roman Catholic482.6
10) United Church of Christ422.3
11) None482.6
12) Other1196.4
99) More than one selected130.7
Missing43 
TOTAL1847100.0
81) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never1719.2
2) Less than once a year563.0
3) Once or twice a year1226.5
4) Several times a year995.3
5) Once a month764.1
6) Two to three times a month1166.2
7) Nearly every week31917.1
8) Every week85545.8
9) Don't know512.7
Missing25 
TOTAL1865100.0
82) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never975.3
2) Less than once a year261.4
3) Once or twice a year784.2
4) Several times a year794.3
5) Once a month693.8
6) Two to three times a month1287.0
7) Nearly every week39221.4
8) Every week95852.2
9) Don't know90.5
Missing54 
TOTAL1836100.0
83) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative442.4
2) Conservative42022.5
3) Moderate78742.2
4) Liberal46424.9
5) Very liberal1508.0
Missing25 
TOTAL1865100.0
84) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) No35019.5
2) Yes120166.9
3) Not sure23112.9
4) Other130.7
Missing95 
TOTAL1795100.0
85) Do you think there is a hell, to which people who have led bad lives and die without being sorry are eternally damned? (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) No69138.3
2) Yes71139.4
3) Not sure39521.9
4) Other70.4
Missing86 
TOTAL1804100.0
86) Code2 (CODE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL188931008.5421739
87) Which statement best describes your view of the Bible? (Please choose only one) (BBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) It is an important piece of literature, but is largely irrelevant to our lives today.10.1
2) It is the record of many people's experience with God and is a useful guide for individual Christians in their search for basic moral and religious teachings.1729.2
3) It is the Word of God and its stories and teaching provide a powerful motivation as we work toward God's reign in the world.97252.0
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.64034.2
5) It is the inspired Word of God, without error not only in matters of faith, but also in historical, scientific, geographic, and other secular matters.774.1
9) More than one selected90.5
Missing19 
TOTAL1871100.0
88) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - reading and studying the Bible regularly (LIFEBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential95650.8
2) Very important71538.0
3) Somewhat important20010.6
4) Not at all important120.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1883100.0
89) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - spending time in prayer and meditation (LIFEPRYR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential114761.0
2) Very important58431.0
3) Somewhat important1457.7
4) Not at all important50.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1881100.0
90) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - actively seeking social and economic justice (LIFEJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Essential57830.7
2) Very important94450.2
3) Somewhat important34818.5
4) Not at all important100.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1880100.0
91) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - taking care of those who are sick or needy (LIFESICK)
TOTAL%
1) Essential79142.1
2) Very important99352.8
3) Somewhat important965.1
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1881100.0
92) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential73639.2
2) Very important87246.5
3) Somewhat important24112.8
4) Not at all important271.4
Missing14 
TOTAL1876100.0
93) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - seeking to bring others to faith in Christ (LIFEOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential52628.1
2) Very important80142.7
3) Somewhat important47725.4
4) Not at all important713.8
Missing15 
TOTAL1875100.0
94) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - practicing Christian values in work, home, and school (LIFEVALU)
TOTAL%
1) Essential126967.4
2) Very important58531.1
3) Somewhat important291.5
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1884100.0
95) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (AGOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree492.6
2) Agree1648.8
3) Not sure824.4
4) Disagree93650.1
5) Strongly disagree63934.2
Missing20 
TOTAL1870100.0
96) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (AGDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree271.4
2) Agree1719.1
3) Not sure1477.8
4) Disagree78541.8
5) Strongly disagree74639.8
Missing14 
TOTAL1876100.0
97) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree133071.0
2) Agree41222.0
3) Not sure1045.6
4) Disagree150.8
5) Strongly disagree110.6
Missing18 
TOTAL1872100.0
98) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The only absolute Truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (AGTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree72738.8
2) Agree50226.8
3) Not sure1839.8
4) Disagree35819.1
5) Strongly disagree1035.5
Missing17 
TOTAL1873100.0
99) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (AGSAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31717.0
2) Agree28215.1
3) Not sure39721.3
4) Disagree52328.0
5) Strongly disagree34818.6
Missing23 
TOTAL1867100.0
100) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: In the realm of values, the final authority about good and bad is the individual. (AGAUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree231.2
2) Agree502.7
3) Not sure442.3
4) Disagree74139.4
5) Strongly disagree102154.3
Missing11 
TOTAL1879100.0
101) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Individuals should seek out religious truth for themselves and not conform to any church's doctrines. (AGCONFM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree361.9
2) Agree22812.2
3) Not sure1065.7
4) Disagree102554.8
5) Strongly disagree47425.4
Missing21 
TOTAL1869100.0
102) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: It is important to share my faith with other people. (AGSHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree80643.1
2) Agree101054.0
3) Not sure291.5
4) Disagree261.4
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1872100.0
103) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the great religions of the world are equally true and good. (AGEQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree241.3
2) Agree1387.4
3) Not sure20510.9
4) Disagree80843.1
5) Strongly disagree69937.3
Missing16 
TOTAL1874100.0
104) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Belief in Jesus Christ is only one of many ways to find salvation. (AGSALVTN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1256.7
2) Agree43223.2
3) Not sure26114.0
4) Disagree55829.9
5) Strongly disagree48826.2
Missing26 
TOTAL1864100.0
105) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree42622.9
2) Agree54629.4
3) Not sure31016.7
4) Disagree37420.1
5) Strongly disagree20310.9
Missing31 
TOTAL1859100.0
106) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree51927.9
2) Agree56530.4
3) Not sure41122.1
4) Disagree24413.1
5) Strongly disagree1196.4
Missing32 
TOTAL1858100.0
107) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus will return to the earth some day. (AGRETRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree74339.8
2) Agree67136.0
3) Not sure29916.0
4) Disagree955.1
5) Strongly disagree573.1
Missing25 
TOTAL1865100.0
108) Do you consider yourself a "born-again" Christian? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) No67536.4
2) Yes106757.6
3) Not sure1116.0
Missing37 
TOTAL1853100.0
109) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - supporting social action groups and ministries (PRISOCL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential49527.9
2) Very important86848.9
3) Somewhat important39622.3
4) Not at all important171.0
Missing114 
TOTAL1776100.0
110) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - encouraging members to share their faith (PRISHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential63435.6
2) Very important91551.4
3) Somewhat important21812.3
4) Not at all important120.7
Missing111 
TOTAL1779100.0
111) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - providing aid and services to people in need (PRIAID)
TOTAL%
1) Essential76643.0
2) Very important90750.9
3) Somewhat important1066.0
4) Not at all important20.1
Missing109 
TOTAL1781100.0
112) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - helping members resist the temptations of the world (PRITEPMT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential37921.3
2) Very important83546.9
3) Somewhat important52429.5
4) Not at all important412.3
Missing111 
TOTAL1779100.0
113) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - an active evangelism program, inviting the unchurched to attend (PRIEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential49928.0
2) Very important84147.2
3) Somewhat important40122.5
4) Not at all important402.2
Missing109 
TOTAL1781100.0
114) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - preparing people for a world to come, where the cares of this world will be absent (PRIWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1689.5
2) Very important34219.3
3) Somewhat important64336.3
4) Not at all important61634.8
Missing121 
TOTAL1769100.0
115) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female37920.1
2) Male151079.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
116) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL185649.99810
117) Which of the following categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (CURLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm1487.9
2) On a farm120.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)56030.0
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)28915.5
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city1377.3
6) In a large city (over 250,000)30816.5
7) In a suburb near a large city41322.1
Missing23 
TOTAL1867100.0
118) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married164087.1
2) Not married24312.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1883100.0
119) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY ARE NOT CURRENTLY MARRIED) If not currently married, have you ever been married? (EVERMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married10745.0
2) Yes, am now widowed229.2
3) Yes, am now divorced10142.4
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced83.4
Missing1652 
TOTAL238100.0
120) If you are now married or have ever been married in the past: How old were you when you first married? (If married more than once, answer in terms of your first marriage.) (AGEMARR)
TOTAL%
12) 10.1
14) 10.1
16) 40.2
17) 70.4
18) 150.9
19) 442.6
20) 965.6
21) 24014.1
22) 19711.5
23) 22213.0
24) 19311.3
25) 1669.7
26) 1327.7
27) 935.5
28) 633.7
29) 462.7
30) 472.8
31) 231.3
32) 301.8
33) 231.3
34) 130.8
35) 90.5
36) 100.6
37) 40.2
38) 40.2
39) 50.3
40) 30.2
41) 20.1
42) 10.1
44) 30.2
46) 10.1
47) 20.1
49) 20.1
50) 10.1
54) 10.1
59) 10.1
72) 10.1
Missing184 
TOTAL1706100.0
121) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO RESPONDEND THAT THEY ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED) If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREVMARG)
TOTAL%
1) No129679.7
2) Yes, was widowed201.2
3) Yes, was divorced30518.7
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced60.4
Missing263 
TOTAL1627100.0
122) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time77847.7
2) Employed part time36122.1
3) Self-employed1016.2
4) Unemployed593.6
5) Retired925.6
6) Full-time homemaker21313.1
7) Student161.0
8) Other110.7
Missing259 
TOTAL1631100.0
123) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL2)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full time10.6
2) Employed part time42.4
3) Self-employed4728.7
4) Unemployed42.4
5) Retired137.9
6) Full-time homemaker5332.3
7) Student3118.9
8) Other116.7
Missing1726 
TOTAL164100.0
124) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) 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. (SPSAVGHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL125237.05315
125) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the faith in which your husband or wife was raised. (If more than one, select the one in which she or he was most involved.) (SPSRAISD)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist18211.4
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)362.2
3) Episcopalian654.1
4) Friends (Quakers)20.1
5) Lutheran865.4
6) Methodist20112.5
7) Presbyterian66441.4
8) Reformed352.2
9) Roman Catholic1167.2
10) United Church of Christ452.8
11) None422.6
12) Other1298.0
Missing287 
TOTAL1603100.0
126) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist90.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)40.3
3) Episcopalian171.1
4) Friends (Quakers)20.1
5) Lutheran90.6
6) Methodist241.6
7) Presbyterian134589.3
8) Reformed50.3
9) Roman Catholic191.3
10) United Church of Christ120.8
11) None241.6
12) Other372.5
Missing383 
TOTAL1507100.0
127) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never100.6
2) Less than once a year50.3
3) About once or twice a year271.7
4) Several times a year553.4
5) Once a month452.8
6) Two to three times a month1207.3
7) Nearly every week34821.3
8) Every week102462.7
Missing256 
TOTAL1634100.0
128) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife a member of the same congregation which you belong/serve? (SPSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes107470.8
2) No44329.2
Missing373 
TOTAL1517100.0
129) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPSORDND)
TOTAL%
1) No142087.0
2) Yes21213.0
Missing258 
TOTAL1632100.0
130) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE HUSBAND/WIFE IS AN ORDAINED MINISTER) Which statements below, if any, apply to his or her current call? (SPSCALL1)
TOTAL%
1) Is a co-pastor with me4219.6
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation6128.5
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly115.1
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)94.2
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination94.2
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination104.7
7) Has a secular job or position4219.6
8) Other3014.0
Missing1676 
TOTAL214100.0
131) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE HUSBAND/WIFE IS AN ORDAINED MINISTER) Which statements below, if any, apply to his or her current call? (SPSCALL2)
TOTAL%
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation15.9
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly211.8
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination15.9
7) Has a secular job or position635.3
8) Other741.2
Missing1873 
TOTAL17100.0
132) How many children do you have? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None32217.2
1) One21911.7
2) Two70037.5
3) Three41622.3
4) Four1608.6
5) Five472.5
6) Six40.2
7) Seven10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1869100.0
133) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No165888.8
2) Yes20911.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1867100.0
134) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN) How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One11754.9
2) Two6932.4
3) Three2210.3
4) Four31.4
6) Six20.9
Missing1677 
TOTAL213100.0
135) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No157287.1
2) Yes23212.9
Missing86 
TOTAL1804100.0
136) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE STEPCHILDREN) How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One5222.2
2) Two11247.9
3) Three3816.2
4) Four229.4
5) Five73.0
6) Six20.9
7) Seven10.4
Missing1656 
TOTAL234100.0
137) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat109258.4
2) Independent31917.0
3) Republican43323.1
4) Other271.4
Missing19 
TOTAL1871100.0
138) Which of these terms best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLITISS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative301.6
2) Conservative29415.7
3) Moderate77241.2
4) Liberal61833.0
5) Very liberal1588.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1872100.0
139) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (MEMHHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone.19010.1
2) Two of us80442.7
3) Three of us29815.8
4) Four of us39020.7
5) Five of us1538.1
6) Six of us392.1
7) Seven or more of us100.5
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing.)10.1
Missing5 
TOTAL1885100.0
140) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged under six years? (HOLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None26451.6
1) One16732.6
2) Two7214.1
3) Three91.8
Missing1378 
TOTAL512100.0
141) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
TOTAL%
0) None24937.3
1) One24336.4
2) Two14922.3
3) Three253.7
4) Four10.1
Missing1223 
TOTAL667100.0
142) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
TOTAL%
0) None23836.7
1) One29645.6
2) Two10416.0
3) Three111.7
Missing1241 
TOTAL649100.0
143) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
TOTAL%
0) None25459.9
1) One13832.5
2) Two296.8
3) Three10.2
4) Four20.5
Missing1466 
TOTAL424100.0
144) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged twenty-five and over? (HOLD25PL)
TOTAL%
0) None10.1
1) One22512.1
2) Two152782.4
3) Three814.4
4) Four150.8
5) Five30.2
6) Six10.1
Missing37 
TOTAL1853100.0
145) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (For example, a divorced man living with his child would check "2"; a woman living with her sister would check "7" or "8," depending on whether or not there are children in the household.) (PPLHHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone1779.5
2) A single parent, living with one or more children361.9
3) A married couple, no children in household74039.8
4) A married couple, living with one or more children82744.5
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household80.4
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children150.8
8) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with one or more children181.0
9) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), no children in household191.0
10) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), living with one or more children20.1
11) Some other arrangement150.8
Missing33 
TOTAL1857100.0
146) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you20510.9
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage1437.6
3) Owned by you with a mortgage114060.6
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)34518.4
5) Other472.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1880100.0
147) Where did you live approximately five years ago, in October 1991? (LIVE5YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Same home I live in now88446.9
2) A different home, but in the same county21111.2
3) In a different county, but in the same state20210.7
4) In a different state56730.1
5) In a different country201.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1884100.0
148) Thinking now only about your immediate family (the persons in your household to whom you are related by blood or marriage), how many of them-including yourself-earned money from a job or employment during the last year? (FAMMONEY)
TOTAL%
0) None382.1
1) One47625.9
2) Two101054.9
3) Three18810.2
4) Four874.7
5) Five291.6
6) Six80.4
7) Seven30.2
Missing51 
TOTAL1839100.0
149) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (FAMINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,000100.5
2) $10,000 - $14,999100.5
3) $15,000 - $19,999321.7
4) $20,000 - $29,9991266.7
5) $30,000 - $39,99926714.2
6) $40,000 - $49,99929715.8
7) $50,000 - $59,99930116.0
8) $60,000 - $69,99924913.3
9) $70,000 - $79,9991859.8
10) $80,000 - $89,9991296.9
11) $90,000 - $99,999874.6
12) $100,000 - $124,9991126.0
13) $125,000 - $149,999271.4
14) $150,000 or more472.5
Missing11 
TOTAL1879100.0
150) What percent of your total family income in 1995 came from job- or employment-related earnings (as opposed to other sources of income, such as pensions, Social Security, or investments)? (PERJOB)
TOTAL%
1) 100% from earnings96151.1
2) 90-99% from earnings54428.9
3) 75-89% from earnings1769.4
4) 50-74% from earnings1065.6
5) 25-49% from earnings301.6
6) 1-24% from earnings392.1
7) None from earnings241.3
Missing10 
TOTAL1880100.0
151) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: to your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign)? (MONYCONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17723078.73128
152) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to 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? (MONYCHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1105762.8641930
153) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to 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, Witness, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy? (MONYMINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1534279.097571
154) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (FAMRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) $032417.7
2) $1-$5024213.2
3) $51-$10022612.4
4) $101-$50046625.5
5) $501-$1,0001779.7
6) $1,001-$2,0001508.2
7) $2,001 or more24413.3
Missing61 
TOTAL1829100.0
155) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (FAMNONRL)
TOTAL%
1) $0734.0
2) $1-$5030316.5
3) $51-$10035319.2
4) $101-$50071238.7
5) $501-$1,00021711.8
6) $1,001-$2,000904.9
7) $2,001 or more935.1
Missing49 
TOTAL1841100.0
156) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL181933.89319
157) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
TOTAL%
0) None133471.3
1) One32317.3
2) Two1286.8
3) Three552.9
4) Four191.0
5) Five90.5
6) Six20.1
9) Nine10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1871100.0
158) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
0) None140.7
1) 713.8
2) 21711.5
3) 34518.3
4) 38220.3
5) 33317.7
6) 24613.0
7) 1246.6
8) 784.1
9) 351.9
10) 170.9
11) 120.6
12) 40.2
13) 20.1
15) 10.1
16) 10.1
17) 10.1
18) 10.1
20) 10.1
30) 10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1886100.0
159) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian175793.4
2) Black or African-American372.0
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native50.3
4) Asian or Pacific Islander502.7
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin181.0
6) Multiracial or biracial90.5
7) Some other race60.3
Missing8 
TOTAL1882100.0
160) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native480.0
7) Some other race120.0
Missing1885 
TOTAL5100.0
161) Age group (AGEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old30616.5
2) 40-4961633.2
3) 50-5951928.0
4) 60-older41522.4
Missing34 
TOTAL1856100.0
162) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Clergy126667.0
4) Spec Clergy62333.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
163) Region of residence (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast36819.5
2) Midwest48825.9
3) South71938.1
4) West31016.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1885100.0
164) Total number of members 1996 (TOTMEM96)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1266660.7381194
165) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female37920.1
2) Male151079.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1889100.0
166) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married164087.1
2) Not married24312.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1883100.0
167) I-REGION: Region of residence (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast36819.5
2) Midwest48825.9
3) South71938.1
4) West31016.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1885100.0
168) I-POLITAFF: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (for use with online analysis) (I-POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat109258.4
2) Independent31917.0
3) Republican43323.1
4) Other271.4
Missing19 
TOTAL1871100.0
169) I-FAMINCOM: Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-FAMINCOM)
TOTAL%
0) <20K522.8
1) 20K-49,99969036.7
2) 50K-99,99995150.6
3) 100K+1869.9
Missing11 
TOTAL1879100.0
170) I-AGE: What is your present age? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <4030616.5
1) 40-4961633.2
2) 50-6478842.5
3) 65+1467.9
Missing34 
TOTAL1856100.0
171) I-RACE1: What is your race or origin? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE1)
TOTAL%
0) White179495.3
2) Other884.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1882100.0