Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 1997 - Older Adult Ministries, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Panel Identification Number (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL120030875.785520
2) People often use phrases like "young adult" or "middle aged" or "older person" to describe someone's age. When you hear these terms, what specific years of age come to mind? Answer by indicating the years of age that you think are the upper and lower limits of these broad groupings. Young adulthood starts approximately at age ____. (AYNGSTRT)
TOTAL%
10) 20.2
12) 30.3
13) 100.8
14) 40.3
15) 90.8
16) 403.4
17) 252.1
18) 51443.5
19) 574.8
20) 22519.0
21) 18415.6
22) 302.5
23) 90.8
24) 20.2
25) 595.0
26) 10.1
27) 20.2
28) 10.1
30) 30.3
35) 20.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1182100.0
3) People often use phrases like "young adult" or "middle aged" or "older person" to describe someone's age. When you hear these terms, what specific years of age come to mind? Answer by indicating the years of age that you think are the upper and lower limits of these broad groupings. Young adulthood ...and continues through age ____. (AYNGENDS)
TOTAL%
16) 10.1
19) 20.2
20) 40.3
21) 20.2
22) 30.3
23) 50.4
24) 131.1
25) 574.8
26) 40.3
27) 30.3
28) 171.4
29) 504.2
30) 19516.5
31) 10.1
32) 141.2
33) 121.0
34) 383.2
35) 35730.2
36) 80.7
37) 40.3
38) 171.4
39) 1069.0
40) 19616.6
41) 30.3
43) 10.1
44) 90.8
45) 443.7
49) 30.3
50) 80.7
52) 10.1
55) 10.1
59) 10.1
60) 10.1
Missing19 
TOTAL1181100.0
4) People often use phrases like "young adult" or "middle aged" or "older person" to describe someone's age. When you hear these terms, what specific years of age come to mind? Answer by indicating the years of age that you think are the upper and lower limits of these broad groupings. Middle age starts approximately at age ____. (AMIDSTRT)
TOTAL%
22) 10.1
23) 10.1
25) 40.3
26) 20.2
28) 20.2
29) 30.3
30) 1109.3
31) 242.0
32) 40.3
33) 100.8
34) 100.8
35) 24921.1
36) 1159.7
37) 90.8
38) 70.6
39) 100.8
40) 40434.2
41) 443.7
42) 40.3
43) 20.2
45) 1028.6
46) 121.0
48) 20.2
50) 413.5
52) 10.1
55) 60.5
56) 10.1
60) 20.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1182100.0
5) People often use phrases like "young adult" or "middle aged" or "older person" to describe someone's age. When you hear these terms, what specific years of age come to mind? Answer by indicating the years of age that you think are the upper and lower limits of these broad groupings. Middle age ...and continues through age ____. (AMIDENDS)
TOTAL%
35) 10.1
44) 10.1
45) 50.4
47) 10.1
48) 30.3
49) 70.6
50) 655.5
51) 30.3
52) 10.1
53) 20.2
54) 211.8
55) 26022.0
56) 50.4
57) 40.3
58) 100.8
59) 716.0
60) 32027.1
61) 60.5
62) 141.2
63) 30.3
64) 443.7
65) 26822.7
66) 10.1
67) 20.2
68) 40.3
69) 131.1
70) 373.1
74) 20.2
75) 50.4
80) 10.1
Missing20 
TOTAL1180100.0
6) People often use phrases like "young adult" or "middle aged" or "older person" to describe someone's age. When you hear these terms, what specific years of age come to mind? Answer by indicating the years of age that you think are the upper and lower limits of these broad groupings. Older adulthood starts approximately at age ____. (AOLDSTRT)
TOTAL%
40) 20.2
46) 10.1
49) 10.1
50) 272.3
51) 110.9
52) 20.2
53) 10.1
55) 14011.8
56) 584.9
57) 30.3
58) 50.4
59) 60.5
60) 30225.5
61) 776.5
62) 141.2
63) 131.1
64) 10.1
65) 32327.3
66) 564.7
67) 20.2
68) 110.9
69) 20.2
70) 917.7
71) 70.6
72) 10.1
74) 10.1
75) 171.4
76) 10.1
77) 10.1
78) 10.1
80) 60.5
85) 10.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1185100.0
7) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them?- living alone (OLDALONE)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most191.6
2) Descriptive of many49741.5
3) Descriptive of some61851.6
4) Descriptive of a few635.3
5) Not descriptive of any10.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
8) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - learning, growing, developing as persons (OLDLRNG)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most907.5
2) Descriptive of many50242.0
3) Descriptive of some46538.9
4) Descriptive of a few13611.4
5) Not descriptive of any20.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1195100.0
9) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - disabled (OLDDISAB)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most20.2
2) Descriptive of many484.0
3) Descriptive of some56647.6
4) Descriptive of a few56747.6
5) Not descriptive of any70.6
Missing10 
TOTAL1190100.0
10) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - economically better off (OLDECON)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most211.8
2) Descriptive of many30125.2
3) Descriptive of some65554.9
4) Descriptive of a few20617.3
5) Not descriptive of any110.9
Missing6 
TOTAL1194100.0
11) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - active in church (OLDCHRCH)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most766.3
2) Descriptive of many80867.4
3) Descriptive of some29524.6
4) Descriptive of a few181.5
5) Not descriptive of any10.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
12) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - poorly educated (OLDEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most10.1
2) Descriptive of many191.6
3) Descriptive of some45738.2
4) Descriptive of a few66055.2
5) Not descriptive of any594.9
Missing4 
TOTAL1196100.0
13) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - wise in the ways of the world (OLDWISE)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most1028.5
2) Descriptive of many56747.5
3) Descriptive of some47739.9
4) Descriptive of a few463.9
5) Not descriptive of any20.2
Missing6 
TOTAL1194100.0
14) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - economically deprived (OLDDEPRV)
TOTAL%
2) Descriptive of many675.6
3) Descriptive of some65955.2
4) Descriptive of a few45738.3
5) Not descriptive of any100.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
15) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - set in their ways (OLDSET)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most685.7
2) Descriptive of many38131.8
3) Descriptive of some62952.5
4) Descriptive of a few12010.0
5) Not descriptive of any10.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
16) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - in good health (OLDHLTHY)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most201.7
2) Descriptive of many48540.5
3) Descriptive of some61251.0
4) Descriptive of a few826.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
17) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - spending lots of time on leisure activities (OLDLEISR)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most332.8
2) Descriptive of many48240.3
3) Descriptive of some61351.2
4) Descriptive of a few695.8
Missing3 
TOTAL1197100.0
18) Please think about older adults overall, as a broad category of persons. When you think generally of older adults, to what extent does the following term describe them? - living independently (OLDINDEP)
TOTAL%
1) Descriptive of most1159.6
2) Descriptive of many70158.6
3) Descriptive of some35529.7
4) Descriptive of a few262.2
Missing3 
TOTAL1197100.0
19) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be respectful: elderly (ELDRESPT)
TOTAL%
1) No19516.9
2) Yes95983.1
Missing46 
TOTAL1154100.0
20) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be belittling: elderly (ELDBELTL)
TOTAL%
1) No91287.0
2) Yes13613.0
Missing152 
TOTAL1048100.0
21) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be outdated: elderly (ELDOUTDT)
TOTAL%
1) No73168.1
2) Yes34231.9
Missing127 
TOTAL1073100.0
22) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be a term you regularly use: elderly (ELDREGLR)
TOTAL%
1) No44138.5
2) Yes70461.5
Missing55 
TOTAL1145100.0
23) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be respectful: golden ager (GLDRESPT)
TOTAL%
1) No55251.8
2) Yes51348.2
Missing135 
TOTAL1065100.0
24) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be belittling: golden ager (GLDBELTL)
TOTAL%
1) No54451.8
2) Yes50648.2
Missing150 
TOTAL1050100.0
25) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be outdated: golden ager (GLDOUTDT)
TOTAL%
1) No26124.3
2) Yes81275.7
Missing127 
TOTAL1073100.0
26) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be a term you regularly use: golden ager (GLDREGLR)
TOTAL%
1) No108296.4
2) Yes403.6
Missing78 
TOTAL1122100.0
27) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be respectful: older adult (ADLRESPT)
TOTAL%
1) No453.8
2) Yes112696.2
Missing29 
TOTAL1171100.0
28) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be belittling: older adult (ADLBELTL)
TOTAL%
1) No100696.5
2) Yes363.5
Missing158 
TOTAL1042100.0
29) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be outdated: older adult (ADLOUTDT)
TOTAL%
1) No98094.2
2) Yes605.8
Missing160 
TOTAL1040100.0
30) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be a term you regularly use: older adult (ADLREGLR)
TOTAL%
1) No21218.7
2) Yes91981.3
Missing69 
TOTAL1131100.0
31) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be respectful: old person (OLDRESPT)
TOTAL%
1) No85778.6
2) Yes23421.4
Missing109 
TOTAL1091100.0
32) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be belittling: old person (OLDBELTL)
TOTAL%
1) No33830.4
2) Yes77369.6
Missing89 
TOTAL1111100.0
33) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be outdated: old person (OLDOUTDT)
TOTAL%
1) No32630.6
2) Yes74069.4
Missing134 
TOTAL1066100.0
34) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be a term you regularly use: old person (OLDREGLR)
TOTAL%
1) No99188.9
2) Yes12411.1
Missing85 
TOTAL1115100.0
35) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be respectful: prime timer (PRMRESPT)
TOTAL%
1) No64962.0
2) Yes39838.0
Missing153 
TOTAL1047100.0
36) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be belittling: prime timer (PRMBELTL)
TOTAL%
1) No50147.4
2) Yes55552.6
Missing144 
TOTAL1056100.0
37) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be outdated: prime timer (PRMOUTDT)
TOTAL%
1) No34633.4
2) Yes69066.6
Missing164 
TOTAL1036100.0
38) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be a term you regularly use: prime timer (PRMREGLR)
TOTAL%
1) No106896.3
2) Yes413.7
Missing91 
TOTAL1109100.0
39) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be respectful: senior (SRRESPT)
TOTAL%
1) No1008.7
2) Yes105191.3
Missing49 
TOTAL1151100.0
40) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be belittling: senior (SRBELTL)
TOTAL%
1) No97993.4
2) Yes696.6
Missing152 
TOTAL1048100.0
41) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be outdated: senior (SROUTDT)
TOTAL%
1) No87984.1
2) Yes16615.9
Missing155 
TOTAL1045100.0
42) We hear many different terms used to refer to someone who has lived a long life. The following is one of the more common terms. Please indicate whether or not you consider the following term to be a term you regularly use: senior (SRREGLR)
TOTAL%
1) No44839.4
2) Yes69060.6
Missing62 
TOTAL1138100.0
43) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- adult day care (PROGDYCR)
TOTAL%
1) No104492.3
2) Yes877.7
Missing69 
TOTAL1131100.0
44) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGDYCR.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the adult day care service/program? (EXTDYCR)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely1818.0
2) Some extent4141.0
3) Not at all1919.0
4) Don't know2222.0
Missing1100 
TOTAL100100.0
45) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- Bible study/spiritual growth for the homebound or those in nursing homes (PROGBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) No66859.7
2) Yes45140.3
Missing81 
TOTAL1119100.0
46) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGBIBL.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the Bible study/spiritual growth for the homebound or those in nursing homes service/program? (EXTBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely8318.9
2) Some extent24355.2
3) Not at all8920.2
4) Don't know255.7
Missing760 
TOTAL440100.0
47) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- church (Sunday) school class (PROGSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) No36732.6
2) Yes76067.4
Missing73 
TOTAL1127100.0
48) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGSCHL.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the church (Sunday) school class service/program? (EXTSCHL)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely35348.0
2) Some extent30241.1
3) Not at all669.0
4) Don't know141.9
Missing465 
TOTAL735100.0
49) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- distributing taped copies of worship services (PROGTAPE)
TOTAL%
1) No44540.2
2) Yes66159.8
Missing94 
TOTAL1106100.0
50) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGTAPE.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the distribution of taped copies of worship services service/program? (EXTTAPE)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely19730.2
2) Some extent32649.9
3) Not at all8513.0
4) Don't know456.9
Missing547 
TOTAL653100.0
51) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- emergency financial aid (PROGAID)
TOTAL%
1) No60255.4
2) Yes48544.6
Missing113 
TOTAL1087100.0
52) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGAID.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the emergency financial aid service/program? (EXTAID)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely5311.2
2) Some extent21645.6
3) Not at all12827.0
4) Don't know7716.2
Missing726 
TOTAL474100.0
53) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- gifts at special seasons of the year (PROGGIFT)
TOTAL%
1) No41938.0
2) Yes68562.0
Missing96 
TOTAL1104100.0
54) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGGIFT.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the gifts at special seasons of the year service? (EXTGIFT)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely18227.0
2) Some extent38557.1
3) Not at all679.9
4) Don't know405.9
Missing526 
TOTAL674100.0
55) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- grocery-shopping service (PROGGROC)
TOTAL%
1) No77870.7
2) Yes32229.3
Missing100 
TOTAL1100100.0
56) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGGROC.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the grocery-shopping service/program? (EXTGROC)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely8426.0
2) Some extent16952.3
3) Not at all3510.8
4) Don't know3510.8
Missing877 
TOTAL323100.0
57) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults. - help finding opportunities for paid employment (PROGEMP)
TOTAL%
1) No96287.7
2) Yes13512.3
Missing103 
TOTAL1097100.0
58) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1 -"YES" TO PROGEMP.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the help finding opportunities for paid employment service/program? (EXTEMP)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely139.7
2) Some extent5238.8
3) Not at all2820.9
4) Don't know4130.6
Missing1066 
TOTAL134100.0
59) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults. - help matching volunteers with needs in the church or community (PROGVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) No58453.3
2) Yes51246.7
Missing104 
TOTAL1096100.0
60) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGVOLS.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the help matching volunteers with needs in the church or community service/program? (EXTVOLS)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely8917.7
2) Some extent33666.9
3) Not at all459.0
4) Don't know326.4
Missing698 
TOTAL502100.0
61) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- home visitation (PROGVIST)
TOTAL%
1) No645.7
2) Yes105994.3
Missing77 
TOTAL1123100.0
62) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGVIST.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the home visitation service/program? (EXTVIST)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely18317.7
2) Some extent74371.8
3) Not at all757.2
4) Don't know343.3
Missing165 
TOTAL1035100.0
63) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- hot meals in the home (PROGMEAL)
TOTAL%
1) No65459.0
2) Yes45541.0
Missing91 
TOTAL1109100.0
64) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGMEAL.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the hot meals in the home service/program? (EXTMEAL)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely13429.9
2) Some extent25957.8
3) Not at all255.6
4) Don't know306.7
Missing752 
TOTAL448100.0
65) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- housekeeping services (PROGKEEP)
TOTAL%
1) No94886.0
2) Yes15414.0
Missing98 
TOTAL1102100.0
66) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGKEEP.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the housekeeping service/program? (EXTKEEP)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely1711.0
2) Some extent6340.6
3) Not at all3925.2
4) Don't know3623.2
Missing1045 
TOTAL155100.0
67) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- legal aid (PROGLEGL)
TOTAL%
1) No93284.8
2) Yes16715.2
Missing101 
TOTAL1099100.0
68) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGKEEP.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the legal aid service/program? (EXTLEGL)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely1810.8
2) Some extent5432.5
3) Not at all5935.5
4) Don't know3521.1
Missing1034 
TOTAL166100.0
69) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- personal letter writing and reading (PROGLETR)
TOTAL%
1) No87079.7
2) Yes22120.3
Missing109 
TOTAL1091100.0
70) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGLETR.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the personal letter writing and reading service/program? (EXTLETR)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely5524.7
2) Some extent10848.4
3) Not at all229.9
4) Don't know3817.0
Missing977 
TOTAL223100.0
71) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- parish nurse program (PROGNRSE)
TOTAL%
1) No94885.7
2) Yes15814.3
Missing94 
TOTAL1106100.0
72) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGNRSE.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the parish nurse program/service? (EXTNRSE)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely2616.3
2) Some extent4528.1
3) Not at all6138.1
4) Don't know2817.5
Missing1040 
TOTAL160100.0
73) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- providing a break for caregivers of persons with disabilities or the homebound("respite care") (PROGRSPT)
TOTAL%
1) No75268.1
2) Yes35331.9
Missing95 
TOTAL1105100.0
74) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGRSPT.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the providing a break for caregivers of persons with disabilities or the homebound ("respite care") service/program? (EXTRSPT)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely9126.0
2) Some extent19455.4
3) Not at all318.9
4) Don't know349.7
Missing850 
TOTAL350100.0
75) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- Shepherd's Center (PROGSHEP)
TOTAL%
1) No97791.5
2) Yes918.5
Missing132 
TOTAL1068100.0
76) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGSHEP.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the Shepherd's Center service/program? (EXTSHEP)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely1919.8
2) Some extent2728.1
3) Not at all1717.7
4) Don't know3334.4
Missing1104 
TOTAL96100.0
77) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- phone calls to check on the homebound (PROGCALL)
TOTAL%
1) No30227.3
2) Yes80672.7
Missing92 
TOTAL1108100.0
78) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGCALL.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the phone calls to check on the homebound service/program? (EXTCALL)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely25131.9
2) Some extent46258.7
3) Not at all455.7
4) Don't know293.7
Missing413 
TOTAL787100.0
79) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- temporary assistance during periods of illness (PROGILL)
TOTAL%
1) No38334.8
2) Yes71765.2
Missing100 
TOTAL1100100.0
80) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGILL.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the temporary assistance during periods of illness service/program? (EXTILL)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely17024.2
2) Some extent46766.4
3) Not at all344.8
4) Don't know324.6
Missing497 
TOTAL703100.0
81) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- transportation to and from church services (PROGSERV)
TOTAL%
1) No17615.8
2) Yes93784.2
Missing87 
TOTAL1113100.0
82) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGSERV.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the transportation to and from church services? (EXTSERV)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely28831.1
2) Some extent53357.5
3) Not at all758.1
4) Don't know313.3
Missing273 
TOTAL927100.0
83) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- transportation to and from other church programs (PROGPROG)
TOTAL%
1) No22520.2
2) Yes88879.8
Missing87 
TOTAL1113100.0
84) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGSERV.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the transportation to and from other church programs? (EXTPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely26129.7
2) Some extent53761.1
3) Not at all505.7
4) Don't know313.5
Missing321 
TOTAL879100.0
85) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) Please indicate whether or not during the past 12 months your congregation has regularly provided the following activity, program, or service specifically or primarily for one or more older adults.- transportation to medical facilities (PROGMED)
TOTAL%
1) No38535.5
2) Yes70164.5
Missing114 
TOTAL1086100.0
86) (FOR CONVENIENCE AND UNIFORMITY, IN THE FOLLOWING QUESTION WE DEFINE THE TERMS OLDER ADULTS AND OLDER MEMBERS AS PERSONS WHO HAVE REACHED AGE 65, I.E., THE USUAL AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE AND FULL SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS.) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1-"YES" TO PROGSERV.) To what extent did older-adult members (as volunteers) provide or lead the transportation to medical facilities? (EXTMED)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely18827.0
2) Some extent44363.6
3) Not at all385.5
4) Don't know284.0
Missing503 
TOTAL697100.0
87) To what extent, if any, have older-adult members (i.e., as volunteers, not paid staff) provided or led the following activity or program in your congregation?- making telephone calls on behalf of the congregation (VOLPHONE)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely15814.0
2) Some extent78269.1
3) Not at all776.8
4) Don't know625.5
5) Not applicable524.6
Missing69 
TOTAL1131100.0
88) To what extent, if any, have older-adult members (i.e., as volunteers, not paid staff) provided or led the following activity or program in your congregation?- Stephen ministry (VOLSTEVN)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely393.6
2) Some extent20819.0
3) Not at all26524.2
4) Don't know524.8
5) Not applicable52948.4
Missing107 
TOTAL1093100.0
89) To what extent, if any, have older-adult members (i.e., as volunteers, not paid staff) provided or led the following activity or program in your congregation?- teaching church (Sunday) school (VOLSUNDY)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely908.0
2) Some extent83874.2
3) Not at all14512.8
4) Don't know242.1
5) Not applicable322.8
Missing71 
TOTAL1129100.0
90) To what extent, if any, have older-adult members (i.e., as volunteers, not paid staff) provided or led the following activity or program in your congregation?- mentoring children (VOLMNTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely524.7
2) Some extent57451.5
3) Not at all26824.0
4) Don't know11210.0
5) Not applicable1099.8
Missing85 
TOTAL1115100.0
91) To what extent, if any, have older-adult members (i.e., as volunteers, not paid staff) provided or led the following activity or program in your congregation? - writing "thank-you" notes on behalf of the congregation (VOLNOTES)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely898.0
2) Some extent43538.9
3) Not at all30627.4
4) Don't know15714.1
5) Not applicable13011.6
Missing83 
TOTAL1117100.0
92) To what extent, if any, have older-adult members (i.e., as volunteers, not paid staff) provided or led the following activity or program in your congregation? - providing library services (i.e., working in the church library) (VOLLIBRY)
TOTAL%
1) Mostly/entirely18816.7
2) Some extent34030.2
3) Not at all31327.8
4) Don't know696.1
5) Not applicable21619.2
Missing74 
TOTAL1126100.0
93) At one time or another, some congregations make particular efforts to develop intergenerational programs or activities (i.e., those that bring together persons of different age groups). Such programs involve more than simply inviting everyone in the congregation to attend or having different age groups meet together. They involve actively recruiting people of different age groups for the express purpose of fostering interaction among people in these age groups. Has your congregation held any intentionally-intergenerational activities in the last year? (INTERGEN)
TOTAL%
1) No49145.0
2) Yes60055.0
Missing109 
TOTAL1091100.0
94) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If "yes," indicate whether the following specific type of intergenerational activity took place in your congregation during the last 12 months: special worship services. (WORSHP12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked89975.0
1) Checked29925.0
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
95) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If "yes," indicate whether the following specific type of intergenerational activity took place in your congregation during the last 12 months: church (Sunday) school classes. (SCHOOL12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked92076.7
1) Checked27923.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
96) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If "yes," indicate whether the following specific type of intergenerational activity took place in your congregation during the last 12 months: special discussion groups. (DISCUS12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked104887.4
1) Checked15112.6
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
97) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If "yes," indicate whether the following specific type of intergenerational activity took place in your congregation during the last 12 months: family night meals. (MEALS12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73261.1
1) Checked46638.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
98) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If "yes," indicate whether the following specific type of intergenerational activity took place in your congregation during the last 12 months: men's/boy's groups. (BOYGRP12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked112894.0
1) Checked726.0
TOTAL1200100.0
99) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If "yes," indicate whether the following specific type of intergenerational activity took place in your congregation during the last 12 months: women's/girl's groups. (GRLGRP12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked108790.6
1) Checked1139.4
TOTAL1200100.0
100) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If "yes," indicate whether the following specific type of intergenerational activity took place in your congregation during the last 12 months: recreational activities. (RECACT12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked93578.0
1) Checked26422.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
101) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If "yes," indicate whether the following specific type of intergenerational activity took place in your congregation during the last 12 months: others. (OTHER12)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked95980.1
1) Checked23919.9
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
102) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group participated in this activity: young children. (PARTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No447.4
2) Yes53289.0
3) Don't know223.7
Missing602 
TOTAL598100.0
103) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group provided the leadership in this activity: young children. (LEADKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No34071.0
2) Yes10521.9
3) Don't know347.1
Missing721 
TOTAL479100.0
104) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group participated in this activity: teenagers. (PARTTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No487.9
2) Yes54289.0
3) Don't know193.1
Missing591 
TOTAL609100.0
105) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group provided the leadership in this activity: teenagers. (LEADTEEN)
TOTAL%
1) No16030.7
2) Yes32762.6
3) Don't know356.7
Missing678 
TOTAL522100.0
106) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group participated in this activity: young adults. (PARTYNGA)
TOTAL%
1) No579.7
2) Yes50986.4
3) Don't know233.9
Missing611 
TOTAL589100.0
107) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group provided the leadership in this activity: young adults. (LEADYNGA)
TOTAL%
1) No7414.3
2) Yes41079.3
3) Don't know336.4
Missing683 
TOTAL517100.0
108) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group participated in this activity: middle-aged adults. (PARTMIDL)
TOTAL%
1) No315.1
2) Yes55291.5
3) Don't know203.3
Missing597 
TOTAL603100.0
109) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group provided the leadership in this activity: middle-aged adults. (LEADMIDL)
TOTAL%
1) No173.0
2) Yes51892.2
3) Don't know274.8
Missing638 
TOTAL562100.0
110) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group participated in this activity: older adults. (PARTOLDR)
TOTAL%
1) No223.6
2) Yes57893.8
3) Don't know162.6
Missing584 
TOTAL616100.0
111) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED 1="YES" TO INTERGEN) If there has been one or more intentionally-intergenerational activity in your congregation during the last year, please indicate whether the following age group provided the leadership in this activity: older adults. (LEADOLDR)
TOTAL%
1) No549.7
2) Yes47184.9
3) Don't know305.4
Missing645 
TOTAL555100.0
112) In general, how familiar are you with the various religious education materials produced by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (RELMATRL)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar26422.7
2) Somewhat familiar71361.3
3) Not familiar18616.0
Missing37 
TOTAL1163100.0
113) How helpful for your congregation would it be for the PCUSA to produce a curriculum designed specifically for older adults? (HELPOLDR)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful22419.4
2) Somewhat helpful47340.9
3) Not helpful at all20217.5
4) Don't know25822.3
Missing43 
TOTAL1157100.0
114) In your opinion, how important is it for congregations to: provide support groups for older adults in transition (e.g., retirement, loss of spouse, serious illness, moving to a smaller living space)? (IMPTRANS)
TOTAL%
1) Very important62953.4
2) Important48641.3
3) Not very important574.8
4) Not at all important50.4
Missing23 
TOTAL1177100.0
115) In your opinion, how important is it for congregations to: encourage older adults to design and conduct programs for their own age group? (IMPPROG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important39733.8
2) Important65155.4
3) Not very important11910.1
4) Not at all important90.8
Missing24 
TOTAL1176100.0
116) In your opinion, how important is it for congregations to: encourage older adults to be involved in every aspect of congregational life, including leadership roles? (IMPCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Very important80068.0
2) Important35730.3
3) Not very important181.5
4) Not at all important20.2
Missing23 
TOTAL1177100.0
117) In your opinion, how important is it for congregations to: encourage older adults to be involved in every aspect of community life, including leadership roles? (IMPCOMM)
TOTAL%
1) Very important64755.1
2) Important47540.4
3) Not very important514.3
4) Not at all important20.2
Missing25 
TOTAL1175100.0
118) In your opinion, how important is it for congregations to: regularly design and lead intentionally-intergenerational programs in the congregation? (IMPINTGN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important29725.3
2) Important62453.2
3) Not very important23820.3
4) Not at all important131.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1172100.0
119) In your opinion, how important is it for congregations to: work toward public policies that promote the rights of older adults? (IMPPOLCY)
TOTAL%
1) Very important30826.3
2) Important58550.0
3) Not very important25221.5
4) Not at all important252.1
Missing30 
TOTAL1170100.0
120) In your opinion, how important is it for congregations to: provide advocacy training for older adults, (i.e., training in basic advocacy skills, in patient rights, in becoming a better consumer, etc.)? (IMPTRAIN)
TOTAL%
1) Very important25621.9
2) Important56548.3
3) Not very important32127.5
4) Not at all important272.3
Missing31 
TOTAL1169100.0
121) In your opinion, how important is it for congregations to: visit older adults who are moving to the community? (IMPVISIT)
TOTAL%
1) Very important45839.3
2) Important61252.5
3) Not very important938.0
4) Not at all important20.2
Missing35 
TOTAL1165100.0
122) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement: Ministry with, by, and for older adults is crucial to the future of the church. (AGMINOLD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree53345.2
2) Agree55046.7
3) Not sure695.9
4) Disagree252.1
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1178100.0
123) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement: Older adults need the opportunity to give of their skills to the church as much as they need to receive guidance and opportunities for growth. (AGSKILLS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree78166.1
2) Agree39333.2
3) Not sure70.6
4) Disagree10.1
Missing18 
TOTAL1182100.0
124) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement: A small congregation can have a viable and stimulating program for older adults. (AGSMCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree59350.3
2) Agree49241.7
3) Not sure897.5
4) Disagree50.4
Missing21 
TOTAL1179100.0
125) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement: Ministry with older adults is as important to the future of the church as ministry with youth and young adults. (AGFUTURE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree45338.4
2) Agree52544.5
3) Not sure1149.7
4) Disagree816.9
5) Strongly disagree70.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1180100.0
126) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement: Evangelism among older adults is an important part of the ministry of the church. (AGEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree41735.2
2) Agree61051.6
3) Not sure12110.2
4) Disagree332.8
5) Strongly disagree20.2
Missing17 
TOTAL1183100.0
127) Please indicate the extent of your agreement or disagreement with the following statement: Opportunities for spiritual growth are as important in the later years as in the younger years of life. (AGGROWTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree78966.8
2) Agree37832.0
3) Not sure80.7
4) Disagree50.4
5) Strongly disagree20.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1182100.0
128) What priority, in your opinion, does your congregation give to ministry to older adults? (PRIDOES)
TOTAL%
1) High33429.2
2) Moderate61453.7
3) Low16914.8
4) Don't know272.4
Missing56 
TOTAL1144100.0
129) What priority, in your opinion, should your congregation give to ministry to older adults? (PRISHULD)
TOTAL%
1) High58951.5
2) Moderate49943.7
3) Low302.6
4) Don't know252.2
Missing57 
TOTAL1143100.0
130) People have different views about the responsibility of adult children toward their elderly parents. What are your views? Please indicate how much responsibility, if any, you believe adult children have to see that their older parents: have adequate income. (KIDINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Great54245.4
2) Some54745.8
3) A little806.7
4) None131.1
5) Not sure121.0
Missing6 
TOTAL1194100.0
131) People have different views about the responsibility of adult children toward their elderly parents. What are your views? Please indicate how much responsibility, if any, you believe adult children have to see that their older parents: have good housing. (KIDHSING)
TOTAL%
1) Great73361.4
2) Some40934.3
3) A little393.3
4) None40.3
5) Not sure80.7
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
132) People have different views about the responsibility of adult children toward their elderly parents. What are your views? Please indicate how much responsibility, if any, you believe adult children have to see that their older parents: have good health care. (KIDHLTHC)
TOTAL%
1) Great78565.8
2) Some36430.5
3) A little342.8
4) None40.3
5) Not sure60.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
133) People have different views about the responsibility of adult children toward their elderly parents. What are your views? Please indicate how much responsibility, if any, you believe adult children have to see that their older parents: are not lonely. (KIDLONLY)
TOTAL%
1) Great65755.1
2) Some44137.0
3) A little756.3
4) None100.8
5) Not sure100.8
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
134) People have different views about the responsibilities of parents to their grown children. Please indicate how much responsibility, if any, you believe parents have for their children after the children have reached adulthood: pay for their children's college education. (PAREDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Great30525.6
2) Some61651.8
3) A little16013.4
4) None1008.4
5) Not sure90.8
Missing10 
TOTAL1190100.0
135) People have different views about the responsibilities of parents to their grown children. Please indicate how much responsibility, if any, you believe parents have for their children after the children have reached adulthood: leave some money to their children when they die. (PARMONEY)
TOTAL%
1) Great958.0
2) Some40033.6
3) A little30425.5
4) None37331.3
5) Not sure201.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1192100.0
136) People have different views about the responsibilities of parents to their grown children. Please indicate how much responsibility, if any, you believe parents have for their children after the children have reached adulthood: help their children buy their first home. (PARHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Great453.8
2) Some30525.6
3) A little37131.2
4) None44837.6
5) Not sure211.8
Missing10 
TOTAL1190100.0
137) People have different views about the responsibilities of parents to their grown children. Please indicate how much responsibility, if any, you believe parents have for their children after the children have reached adulthood: provide their children with a place to live if they are unable to afford their own. (PARLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) Great12010.1
2) Some40233.8
3) A little47139.5
4) None17814.9
5) Not sure201.7
Missing9 
TOTAL1191100.0
138) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. Older adult members in my congregation are: a valuable resource. (DISVALRE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree96082.2
2) Agree19616.8
3) Not sure90.8
4) Disagree30.3
Missing32 
TOTAL1168100.0
139) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. Older adult members in my congregation are: currently under-utilized by the church. (DISUTILZ)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree18916.2
2) Agree40634.8
3) Not sure14812.7
4) Disagree39433.8
5) Strongly disagree292.5
Missing34 
TOTAL1166100.0
140) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. Older adult members in my congregation are: people who have served well but who need to move back and allow younger persons to take over more of the leadership. (DISBACK)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree262.2
2) Agree20617.7
3) Not sure19516.8
4) Disagree64755.7
5) Strongly disagree877.5
Missing39 
TOTAL1161100.0
141) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. Older adult members in my congregation are: a problem this church must deal with. (DISPROB)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree453.9
2) Agree14012.2
3) Not sure11510.0
4) Disagree56949.4
5) Strongly disagree28324.6
Missing48 
TOTAL1152100.0
142) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. Older adult members in my congregation are: persons to respect, honor, and cherish in the life of the church. (DISRSPCT)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree73363.0
2) Agree40835.1
3) Not sure151.3
4) Disagree60.5
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing37 
TOTAL1163100.0
143) Please indicate your degree of agreement or disagreement with the following statement. Older adult members in my congregation are: persons for whom special ministry and/or practical assistance is/are needed. (DISSPECL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree26622.9
2) Agree66557.3
3) Not sure17615.2
4) Disagree534.6
Missing40 
TOTAL1160100.0
144) Does your congregation have a paid staff person (or persons) whose responsibilities specifically include ministry to older adult members? (PAIDSTAF)
TOTAL%
1) No80969.7
2) Yes32027.6
3) Not sure322.8
Missing39 
TOTAL1161100.0
145) Did your congregation observe Older Adult Week in 1997 (it's the first week in May each year)? (OLDAWEEK)
TOTAL%
1) No93680.8
2) Yes12210.5
3) Not sure1008.6
Missing42 
TOTAL1158100.0
146) (ASKED ONLY OF ORDAINED MINISTERS)Do you believe that you have the skills necessary to minister to older adults? (SKILLMIN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely49742.8
2) Yes, probably51944.7
3) Not sure958.2
4) No, probably not464.0
5) No, definitely not30.3
Missing40 
TOTAL1160100.0
147) (ASKED ONLY OF ORDAINED MINISTERS) If you had a call to a(nother) congregation, would you be likely to accept the call if a majority of the membership consisted of older adults? (Assume that all other factors meet or exceed your criteria.) (CALLMAJ)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely34630.3
2) Yes, probably44138.6
3) Not sure19417.0
4) No, probably not13812.1
5) No, definitely not232.0
Missing58 
TOTAL1142100.0
148) (ASKED ONLY OF ORDAINED MINISTERS) Do you need more information and/or assistance to better serve older adults in the following area? - pastoral visitation with homebound older-adult members, older-adult members in nursing homes. (INFVISIT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked97181.5
1) Checked22118.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1192100.0
149) (ASKED ONLY OF ORDAINED MINISTERS) Do you need more information and/or assistance to better serve older adults in the following area? - preaching to a congregation with a predominantly older-adult membership. (INFPRECH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked100183.5
1) Checked19816.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
150) (ASKED ONLY OF ORDAINED MINISTERS) Do you need more information and/or assistance to better serve older adults in the following area? - planning Christian education programs for older adults. (INFEDUC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked74962.6
1) Checked44737.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1196100.0
151) (ASKED ONLY OF ORDAINED MINISTERS) Do you need more information and/or assistance to better serve older adults in the following area? - training older adults in leadership roles in the church. (INFTRAIN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked88373.6
1) Checked31626.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
152) (ASKED ONLY OF ORDAINED MINISTERS) Do you need more information and/or assistance to better serve older adults in the following area? - doing evangelism among older persons. (INFEVANG)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked77064.3
1) Checked42835.7
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
153) (ASKED ONLY OF ORDAINED MINISTERS) Do you need more information and/or assistance to better serve older adults in the following area? - dealing with elder abuse. (INFABUSE)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked73060.9
1) Checked46839.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
154) (ASKED ONLY OF ORDAINED MINISTERS) Do you need more information and/or assistance to better serve older adults in the following area? - Other (INFOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked112493.7
1) Checked756.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
155) (ASKED ONLY OR ORDAINED MINISTERS) The Office of Older Adult Ministry is considering the development of various services and products. Indicate how helpful it would be for you in your ministry as a pastor (or as a chaplain in a retirement home, nursing home, or other setting with older adults) to have: in general, more resources appropriate for use with/by older adults. (OAMRESRC)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful26624.7
2) Helpful49746.1
3) A little helpful25223.4
4) Not at all helpful625.8
Missing123 
TOTAL1077100.0
156) (ASKED ONLY OR ORDAINED MINISTERS) The Office of Older Adult Ministry is considering the development of various services and products. Indicate how helpful it would be for you in your ministry as a pastor (or as a chaplain in a retirement home, nursing home, or other setting with older adults) to have: a Bible study series written especially for older adults. (OAMBIBLE)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful26524.4
2) Helpful43940.5
3) A little helpful26424.4
4) Not at all helpful11610.7
Missing116 
TOTAL1084100.0
157) (ASKED ONLY OR ORDAINED MINISTERS) The Office of Older Adult Ministry is considering the development of various services and products. Indicate how helpful it would be for you in your ministry as a pastor (or as a chaplain in a retirement home, nursing home, or other setting with older adults) to have: opportunities for developing leaders (ministers and laity) to serve congregations in older-adult ministry. (OAMLEADR)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful21820.5
2) Helpful48745.7
3) A little helpful28626.8
4) Not at all helpful757.0
Missing134 
TOTAL1066100.0
158) (ASKED ONLY OR ORDAINED MINISTERS) The Office of Older Adult Ministry is considering the development of various services and products. Indicate how helpful it would be for you in your ministry as a pastor (or as a chaplain in a retirement home, nursing home, or other setting with older adults) to have: resources to encourage and assist seminaries in providing courses in older-adult ministry. (OAMCORSE)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful24823.0
2) Helpful44741.5
3) A little helpful27825.8
4) Not at all helpful1039.6
Missing124 
TOTAL1076100.0
159) (ASKED ONLY OR ORDAINED MINISTERS) The Office of Older Adult Ministry is considering the development of various services and products. Indicate how helpful it would be for you in your ministry as a pastor (or as a chaplain in a retirement home, nursing home, or other setting with older adults) to have: resources to use in planning for Older Adult Week. (OAMWEEK)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful11210.6
2) Helpful31830.0
3) A little helpful37335.2
4) Not at all helpful25824.3
Missing139 
TOTAL1061100.0
160) (ASKED ONLY OR ORDAINED MINISTERS) The Office of Older Adult Ministry is considering the development of various services and products. Indicate how helpful it would be for you in your ministry as a pastor (or as a chaplain in a retirement home, nursing home, or other setting with older adults) to have: resources to help members plan for retirement and redirection of their lives in retirement. (OAMRETIR)
TOTAL%
1) Very helpful40137.1
2) Helpful47744.1
3) A little helpful16515.2
4) Not at all helpful393.6
Missing118 
TOTAL1082100.0
161) Type of sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) 80467.0
4) 39633.0
TOTAL1200100.0
162) Old Code (OLDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL11991254.248732
163) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? 19__ (WHENORDN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL119875.7712
164) 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 applicable32.8
1) Baptist2422.0
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)43.7
3) Episcopalian10.9
6) Methodist54.6
7) Other Presbyterian3935.8
8) Reformed65.5
9) Roman Catholic10.9
10) United Church of Christ1110.1
12) Other1412.8
99) More than one selected10.9
Missing1091 
TOTAL109100.0
165) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No108991.7
2) Yes988.3
Missing13 
TOTAL1187100.0
166) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED THAT THEY ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL ) Which degree are you seeking? (SCHOOLDG)
TOTAL%
1) MCR-MRE22.1
2) M.A.11.0
3) Th.M./S.T.M.22.1
4) D.Min.6668.0
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.1616.5
6) Other1010.3
Missing1103 
TOTAL97100.0
167) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE PRESENTLY ENROLLED IN A GRADUATE SCHOOL, SEMINARY, OR THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL) Which school are you presently enrolled in? (WHATSCHL)
TOTAL%
5) Austin44.1
14) Chicago Theological Seminary22.0
16) Claremont11.0
18) Columbia1212.2
20) Covenant22.0
21) Drew University11.0
22) Dubuque11.0
23) Duke University11.0
30) Fuller Theological Seminary77.1
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary33.1
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary22.0
40) Lexington22.0
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary88.2
43) Lutheran PA11.0
45) McCormick44.1
46) Memphis11.0
52) New Brunswick11.0
63) Pittsburgh33.1
65) Princeton55.1
68) San Francisco1111.2
78) Union Seminary (VA)44.1
83) Wesley11.0
99) Other2121.4
Missing1102 
TOTAL98100.0
168) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECLRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No83069.5
2) Yes36430.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1194100.0
169) (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) 20.5
1) 71.9
2) 287.7
3) 369.8
4) 328.7
5) 3910.7
6) 174.6
7) 308.2
8) 226.0
9) 154.1
10) 318.5
11) 113.0
12) 164.4
13) 30.8
14) 71.9
15) 143.8
16) 41.1
17) 20.5
18) 51.4
19) 41.1
20) 143.8
21) 10.3
22) 20.5
23) 10.3
25) 71.9
26) 20.5
28) 41.1
30) 51.4
32) 10.3
34) 10.3
35) 10.3
40) 10.3
41) 10.3
Missing834 
TOTAL366100.0
170) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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)
TOTAL%
45) 20.2
47) 10.1
49) 10.1
51) 20.2
52) 121.0
53) 40.3
54) 70.6
55) 60.5
56) 161.4
57) 221.9
58) 201.7
59) 262.2
60) 312.6
61) 302.5
62) 322.7
63) 262.2
64) 211.8
65) 262.2
66) 252.1
67) 242.0
68) 272.3
69) 342.9
70) 262.2
71) 383.2
72) 221.9
73) 322.7
74) 262.2
75) 312.6
76) 231.9
77) 383.2
78) 262.2
79) 262.2
80) 413.5
81) 292.4
82) 413.5
83) 433.6
84) 302.5
85) 282.4
86) 262.2
87) 292.4
88) 272.3
89) 353.0
90) 262.2
91) 262.2
92) 302.5
93) 242.0
94) 231.9
95) 151.3
96) 40.3
99) Do not have degree252.1
Missing15 
TOTAL1185100.0
171) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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
TOTAL115151.9124
172) 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) No72060.8
2) Yes46539.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1185100.0
173) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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 checked118698.9
1) Checked131.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
174) (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%
54) 17.7
59) 17.7
61) 17.7
63) 17.7
66) 17.7
69) 17.7
70) 17.7
74) 215.4
75) 17.7
78) 17.7
94) 17.7
95) 17.7
Missing1187 
TOTAL13100.0
175) (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%
31) Garrett Evangelical18.3
45) McCormick18.3
64) PSCE650.0
65) Princeton325.0
99) Other18.3
Missing1188 
TOTAL12100.0
176) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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 checked111693.1
1) Checked836.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
177) (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) 11.2
49) 11.2
56) 11.2
58) 11.2
59) 22.5
61) 22.5
62) 22.5
64) 33.7
65) 22.5
67) 22.5
68) 22.5
69) 22.5
70) 44.9
72) 78.6
73) 22.5
74) 22.5
75) 11.2
76) 44.9
77) 11.2
78) 67.4
79) 11.2
80) 11.2
81) 33.7
82) 33.7
85) 44.9
86) 44.9
87) 33.7
88) 22.5
89) 33.7
91) 44.9
92) 11.2
93) 11.2
94) 22.5
95) 11.2
Missing1119 
TOTAL81100.0
178) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A. DEGREE) Which school awarded you your M.A. degree? (GRADMAS)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland11.3
9) Brite11.3
13) University of Chicago Divinity33.8
14) Chicago Theological Seminary22.5
16) Claremont11.3
18) Columbia11.3
21) Drew University11.3
23) Duke University11.3
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.3
30) Fuller Theological Seminary22.5
45) McCormick45.1
63) Pittsburgh22.5
64) PSCE1113.9
65) Princeton22.5
68) San Francisco22.5
74) Trinity Evangelical Div22.5
75) Union-Auburn11.3
81) Vanderbilt22.5
85) Westminister11.3
88) Yale33.8
89) Emory11.3
99) Other3443.0
Missing1121 
TOTAL79100.0
179) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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 checked108890.7
1) Checked1119.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
180) (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) 10.9
48) 10.9
50) 21.8
55) 10.9
58) 10.9
59) 21.8
61) 10.9
62) 43.6
63) 32.7
64) 65.4
65) 32.7
66) 65.4
67) 43.6
68) 65.4
69) 65.4
70) 43.6
71) 65.4
72) 43.6
73) 21.8
74) 43.6
75) 21.8
76) 21.8
78) 32.7
79) 10.9
80) 43.6
81) 32.7
82) 21.8
83) 65.4
84) 32.7
85) 21.8
86) 21.8
87) 10.9
88) 54.5
89) 32.7
91) 10.9
92) 10.9
93) 10.9
94) 10.9
95) 10.9
Missing1089 
TOTAL111100.0
181) (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 Seminary10.9
5) Austin10.9
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.9
16) Claremont10.9
17) Colgate Rochester10.9
18) Columbia54.6
22) Dubuque54.6
25) Eden10.9
45) McCormick43.7
63) Pittsburgh43.7
65) Princeton4339.8
68) San Francisco54.6
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.9
71) St Mary's10.9
74) Trinity Evangelical Div10.9
75) Union-Auburn65.6
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)1312.0
83) Wesley10.9
88) Yale65.6
99) Other76.5
Missing1092 
TOTAL108100.0
182) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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 checked91876.6
1) Checked28123.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
183) (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) 10.4
71) 10.4
72) 31.1
73) 62.2
74) 93.3
75) 114.0
76) 114.0
77) 103.6
78) 134.7
79) 93.3
80) 72.5
81) 176.2
82) 155.5
83) 124.4
84) 93.3
85) 176.2
86) 176.2
87) 93.3
88) 103.6
89) 62.2
90) 114.0
91) 114.0
92) 124.4
93) 124.4
94) 114.0
95) 145.1
96) 103.6
97) 10.4
Missing925 
TOTAL275100.0
184) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE) Which PCUSA school awarded you your D.Min. degree? (GRADDSPC)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton31.1
5) Austin103.6
8) Bethel Theological Seminary10.4
11) Candler10.4
14) Chicago Theological Seminary31.1
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.4
17) Colgate Rochester10.4
18) Columbia217.6
20) Covenant10.4
21) Drew University103.6
22) Dubuque10.4
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary41.4
25) Eden Theological Seminary72.5
27) Erskine Theological Seminary10.4
30) Fuller Theological Seminary155.4
31) Garrett Evangelical10.4
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary10.4
36) Iliff School10.4
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary31.1
40) Lexington10.4
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary93.2
45) McCormick7025.2
53) New York10.4
61) Perkins10.4
63) Pittsburgh155.4
65) Princeton114.0
68) San Francisco3412.2
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.4
72) St Paul10.4
74) Trinity Evangelical Div10.4
77) United Theo MN10.4
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)2810.1
81) Vanderbilt41.4
84) Western Theological Seminary10.4
99) Other134.7
Missing922 
TOTAL278100.0
185) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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 checked113094.2
1) Checked695.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
186) (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) 34.5
59) 11.5
60) 11.5
61) 11.5
62) 11.5
64) 23.0
65) 34.5
66) 23.0
67) 11.5
68) 23.0
69) 23.0
70) 23.0
71) 11.5
72) 23.0
73) 11.5
74) 23.0
75) 34.5
76) 11.5
77) 11.5
80) 11.5
81) 34.5
82) 23.0
83) 23.0
85) 34.5
86) 23.0
87) 34.5
88) 69.0
89) 23.0
91) 23.0
92) 46.0
93) 11.5
94) 11.5
95) 11.5
96) 11.5
97) 11.5
Missing1133 
TOTAL67100.0
187) (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 Divinity11.5
18) Columbia34.6
23) Duke University57.7
31) Garrett Evangelical11.5
34) Harvard University11.5
45) McCormick11.5
57) NW Lutheran Theo11.5
65) Princeton710.8
68) San Francisco11.5
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.5
75) Union-Auburn23.1
76) United Theo Dayton11.5
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)46.2
81) Vanderbilt57.7
88) Yale34.6
89) Emory34.6
99) Other2538.5
Missing1135 
TOTAL65100.0
188) {ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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 checked115896.6
1) Checked413.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
189) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Please indicate the year in which you received all other degrees. 19__ (GROTHYR)
TOTAL%
54) 12.6
55) 12.6
59) 25.1
60) 25.1
61) 25.1
64) 12.6
70) 12.6
71) 25.1
72) 25.1
73) 12.6
75) 37.7
76) 12.6
77) 12.6
78) 410.3
79) 25.1
80) 25.1
83) 12.6
84) 12.6
86) 12.6
90) 25.1
91) 37.7
92) 12.6
93) 12.6
97) 12.6
Missing1161 
TOTAL39100.0
190) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES) Which PCUSA school awarded you any other degrees? (GROTHPC)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland12.6
12) Central Baptist12.6
18) Columbia12.6
45) McCormick12.6
59) Pacific Lutheran12.6
67) Regent25.1
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)25.1
81) Vanderbilt25.1
83) Wesley12.6
99) Other2769.2
Missing1161 
TOTAL39100.0
191) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school40.3
3) Some college40.3
4) College graduate65155.2
5) Some graduate work22419.0
6) Graduate degree29725.2
Missing20 
TOTAL1180100.0
192) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation83769.9
2) Non-parish job or ministry28123.5
3) Unemployed292.4
4) Retired from active ministry504.2
Missing3 
TOTAL1197100.0
193) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry6578.3
3) Unemployed67.2
4) Retired from active ministry1214.5
Missing1117 
TOTAL83100.0
194) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time parish pastor? (FTPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) Full-time68782.7
2) Part-time14417.3
Missing369 
TOTAL831100.0
195) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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) 96.5
2) 85.8
3) 21.4
6) 10.7
8) 42.9
9) 10.7
10) 53.6
11) 10.7
12) 32.2
13) 10.7
14) 10.7
15) 75.1
16) 21.4
17) 21.4
18) 32.2
20) 1510.9
22) 10.7
24) 32.2
25) 118.0
26) 10.7
28) 10.7
29) 21.4
30) 2014.5
32) 42.9
33) 21.4
34) 10.7
35) 42.9
36) 21.4
37) 10.7
40) 85.8
42) 21.4
44) 10.7
45) 32.2
50) 21.4
55) 32.2
65) 10.7
Missing1062 
TOTAL138100.0
196) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG1)
TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor40649.1
2) Senior pastor15518.7
3) Assistant/Associate pastor12615.2
4) Co-pastor313.7
5) Stated or temporary supply415.0
6) Designated pastor70.8
7) Interim pastor313.7
8) Tentmaker40.5
9) Paid parish associate81.0
10) Other182.2
Missing373 
TOTAL827100.0
197) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE ONE OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) What position(s) do you have in a congregation? (POSCONG2)
TOTAL%
1) Solo pastor33.1
2) Senior pastor1616.7
3) Assistant/Associate pastor88.3
4) Co-pastor11.0
5) Stated or temporary supply2222.9
6) Designated pastor66.3
7) Interim pastor1919.8
8) Tentmaker1515.6
9) Paid parish associate11.0
10) Other55.2
Missing1104 
TOTAL96100.0
198) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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) One77093.2
2) Two or more566.8
Missing374 
TOTAL826100.0
199) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) How many congregations do you serve as pastor? (MANY2CNG)
TOTAL%
2) Two4580.4
3) Three58.9
4) Four35.4
5) Five11.8
6) Six11.8
8) Eight11.8
Missing1144 
TOTAL56100.0
200) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR) Are all or some of the congregations yoked as a larger parish? (LARGRPAR)
TOTAL%
1) No3960.9
2) Yes2539.1
Missing1136 
TOTAL64100.0
201) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more). (MEMCLRGY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL823634.9391077
202) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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-time26569.2
2) Part-time11830.8
Missing817 
TOTAL383100.0
203) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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) 21.8
2) 32.7
4) 21.8
5) 21.8
6) 43.6
7) 32.7
8) 65.4
9) 10.9
10) 98.1
11) 10.9
12) 87.2
14) 10.9
15) 54.5
16) 21.8
18) 32.7
20) 2018.0
23) 10.9
24) 32.7
25) 43.6
28) 10.9
29) 10.9
30) 109.0
32) 10.9
35) 21.8
40) 98.1
42) 10.9
45) 10.9
49) 10.9
50) 10.9
55) 10.9
60) 10.9
65) 10.9
Missing1089 
TOTAL111100.0
204) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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 institution9424.9
2) Chaplain7219.0
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker51.3
4) National staff or middle governing body staff6517.2
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency143.7
6) Professional pastoral counselor318.2
7) Other employment9725.7
Missing822 
TOTAL378100.0
205) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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 institution37.0
2) Chaplain614.0
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker12.3
4) National staff or middle governing body staff24.7
6) Professional pastoral counselor1432.6
7) Other employment1739.5
Missing1157 
TOTAL43100.0
206) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB1)
TOTAL%
1) Military30.8
2) Civilian government195.1
3) Elementary, middle, or high school102.7
4) College or University5414.4
5) Seminary or other theological school328.5
6) Hospital or other medical facility5113.6
7) Church/religious body9023.9
8) Other non-profit organization5614.9
9) For-profit business4612.2
10) Other154.0
Missing824 
TOTAL376100.0
207) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED IN ONE OR MORE NON-PARISH JOBS OR MINISTRIES) For what type of institution do you work? (INSTJOB2)
TOTAL%
4) College or University23.7
5) Seminary or other theological school23.7
6) Hospital or other medical facility35.6
7) Church/religious body814.8
8) Other non-profit organization1120.4
9) For-profit business1120.4
10) Other1731.5
Missing1146 
TOTAL54100.0
208) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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) No22359.9
2) Yes14940.1
Missing828 
TOTAL372100.0
209) In general, how often are you bothered by stress in your job situation? (JOBSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never514.6
2) Less than once a week29226.1
3) Once or twice a week44639.9
4) Several days a week19617.5
5) Almost every day13211.8
Missing83 
TOTAL1117100.0
210) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive session (EXTSESSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent161.6
2) Some extent757.3
3) A little22722.2
4) None47346.3
5) Not applicable/not sure23122.6
Missing178 
TOTAL1022100.0
211) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive congregation (EXTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent101.0
2) Some extent858.3
3) A little27827.3
4) None43442.6
5) Not applicable/not sure21220.8
Missing181 
TOTAL1019100.0
212) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Conflict with others in organization (EXTCNFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent545.2
2) Some extent18317.8
3) A little46044.7
4) None26625.8
5) Not applicable/not sure676.5
Missing170 
TOTAL1030100.0
213) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Doing too many different things (EXTTHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent26425.0
2) Some extent38536.5
3) A little27826.4
4) None11510.9
5) Not applicable/not sure131.2
Missing145 
TOTAL1055100.0
214) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling "burned out" (EXTBURND)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent918.8
2) Some extent23923.2
3) A little37636.5
4) None30429.5
5) Not applicable/not sure212.0
Missing169 
TOTAL1031100.0
215) 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 extent212.0
2) Some extent11811.4
3) A little24723.9
4) None61559.5
5) Not applicable/not sure323.1
Missing167 
TOTAL1033100.0
216) 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 extent525.0
2) Some extent16415.8
3) A little38336.8
4) None40939.3
5) Not applicable/not sure333.2
Missing159 
TOTAL1041100.0
217) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to make decisions (EXTDECSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent232.2
2) Some extent16516.0
3) A little41540.3
4) None40839.6
5) Not applicable/not sure201.9
Missing169 
TOTAL1031100.0
218) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to meet deadlines (EXTDEDLN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent767.3
2) Some extent27426.2
3) A little44342.3
4) None23922.8
5) Not applicable/not sure151.4
Missing153 
TOTAL1047100.0
219) 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 extent363.5
2) Some extent11911.5
3) A little26125.2
4) None58356.3
5) Not applicable/not sure363.5
Missing165 
TOTAL1035100.0
220) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Needing more time for myself (EXTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent21320.5
2) Some extent31530.3
3) A little32831.5
4) None16816.2
5) Not applicable/not sure161.5
Missing160 
TOTAL1040100.0
221) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not being paid well enough (EXTPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent1019.7
2) Some extent22321.3
3) A little29328.0
4) None40738.9
5) Not applicable/not sure212.0
Missing155 
TOTAL1045100.0
222) 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 extent16716.0
2) Some extent30629.3
3) A little32230.9
4) None20119.3
5) Not applicable/not sure474.5
Missing157 
TOTAL1043100.0
223) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Experiencing sexual harassment (EXTHARSS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent20.2
2) Some extent80.8
3) A little302.9
4) None89487.0
5) Not applicable/not sure939.1
Missing173 
TOTAL1027100.0
224) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Too many meetings (EXTMTNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent11410.9
2) Some extent29228.0
3) A little36535.0
4) None25124.1
5) Not applicable/not sure212.0
Missing157 
TOTAL1043100.0
225) 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 extent525.0
2) Some extent19218.4
3) A little39437.8
4) None37936.4
5) Not applicable/not sure252.4
Missing158 
TOTAL1042100.0
226) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unrealistic expectations from others (EXTUNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent928.9
2) Some extent23823.0
3) A little37936.6
4) None30429.4
5) Not applicable/not sure222.1
Missing165 
TOTAL1035100.0
227) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Working too many hours (EXTHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent20619.5
2) Some extent34032.3
3) A little32330.6
4) None16715.8
5) Not applicable/not sure181.7
Missing146 
TOTAL1054100.0
228) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No75163.0
2) Yes44137.0
Missing8 
TOTAL1192100.0
229) (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
TOTAL52131.32415
230) (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 checked106689.0
1) Checked13211.0
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
231) (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 checked117798.2
1) Checked221.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
232) (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 checked116497.1
1) Checked352.9
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
233) (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 checked119599.7
1) Checked40.3
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
234) (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 checked116997.5
1) Checked302.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
235) (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 checked108290.2
1) Checked1179.8
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
236) (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 checked117097.6
1) Checked292.4
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
237) (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 checked116997.5
1) Checked302.5
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
238) (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 checked113995.0
1) Checked605.0
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
239) (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 checked109090.9
1) Checked1099.1
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
240) 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) Baptist988.3
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)110.9
3) Episcopal191.6
4) Friends10.1
5) Lutheran252.1
6) Methodist726.1
7) Presbyterian77565.8
8) Reformed161.4
9) Roman Catholic252.1
10) United Church of Christ302.5
11) None221.9
12) Other756.4
99) More than one selected80.7
Missing23 
TOTAL1177100.0
241) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never968.1
2) Less than once a year393.3
3) Once or twice a year796.6
4) Several times a year665.6
5) Once a month514.3
6) Two to three times a month746.2
7) Nearly every week21217.8
8) Every week53344.9
9) Don't know383.2
Missing12 
TOTAL1188100.0
242) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never574.9
2) Less than once a year171.5
3) Once or twice a year403.4
4) Several times a year564.8
5) Once a month504.3
6) Two to three times a month776.6
7) Nearly every week25822.1
8) Every week60752.1
9) Don't know40.3
Missing34 
TOTAL1166100.0
243) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative211.8
2) Conservative24120.3
3) Moderate49541.7
4) Liberal33528.2
5) Very liberal947.9
Missing14 
TOTAL1186100.0
244) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) No21819.1
2) Yes75766.3
3) Not sure15613.7
4) Other100.9
Missing59 
TOTAL1141100.0
245) 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) No43938.2
2) Yes42737.1
3) Not sure27824.2
4) Other60.5
Missing50 
TOTAL1150100.0
246) Code 2 (CODE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL119930935.2472063
247) 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.1119.3
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.62452.5
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.40434.0
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.443.7
9) More than one selected50.4
Missing11 
TOTAL1189100.0
248) 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) Essential59549.7
2) Very important46839.1
3) Somewhat important12710.6
4) Not at all important80.7
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
249) 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) Essential70759.0
2) Very important39332.8
3) Somewhat important937.8
4) Not at all important50.4
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
250) 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) Essential36430.4
2) Very important61551.4
3) Somewhat important21217.7
4) Not at all important50.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1196100.0
251) 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) Essential49241.1
2) Very important64053.5
3) Somewhat important635.3
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1196100.0
252) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential47139.5
2) Very important55646.6
3) Somewhat important15012.6
4) Not at all important161.3
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
253) 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) Essential31726.6
2) Very important50442.2
3) Somewhat important32927.6
4) Not at all important433.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
254) 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) Essential82468.8
2) Very important36130.1
3) Somewhat important131.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
255) 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 agree262.2
2) Agree1008.4
3) Not sure433.6
4) Disagree60150.5
5) Strongly disagree42135.3
Missing9 
TOTAL1191100.0
256) 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 agree171.4
2) Agree1089.1
3) Not sure847.0
4) Disagree50442.3
5) Strongly disagree47940.2
Missing8 
TOTAL1192100.0
257) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree83369.9
2) Agree26922.6
3) Not sure705.9
4) Disagree110.9
5) Strongly disagree90.8
Missing8 
TOTAL1192100.0
258) 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 agree44537.3
2) Agree31726.6
3) Not sure12710.7
4) Disagree24020.1
5) Strongly disagree635.3
Missing8 
TOTAL1192100.0
259) 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 agree16714.1
2) Agree18515.6
3) Not sure26222.1
4) Disagree34429.0
5) Strongly disagree23019.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1188100.0
260) 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 agree121.0
2) Agree282.3
3) Not sure292.4
4) Disagree46138.6
5) Strongly disagree66555.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1195100.0
261) 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 agree171.4
2) Agree15212.8
3) Not sure514.3
4) Disagree67156.4
5) Strongly disagree29825.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1189100.0
262) 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 agree49641.7
2) Agree66255.6
3) Not sure141.2
4) Disagree171.4
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1190100.0
263) 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 agree191.6
2) Agree847.0
3) Not sure12310.3
4) Disagree53945.1
5) Strongly disagree43036.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1195100.0
264) 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 agree665.6
2) Agree28724.2
3) Not sure16213.6
4) Disagree37731.7
5) Strongly disagree29624.9
Missing12 
TOTAL1188100.0
265) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree25421.5
2) Agree33528.3
3) Not sure20717.5
4) Disagree25921.9
5) Strongly disagree12710.7
Missing18 
TOTAL1182100.0
266) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree30125.4
2) Agree37331.5
3) Not sure26322.2
4) Disagree16413.9
5) Strongly disagree837.0
Missing16 
TOTAL1184100.0
267) 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 agree45037.9
2) Agree44837.7
3) Not sure18615.7
4) Disagree635.3
5) Strongly disagree403.4
Missing13 
TOTAL1187100.0
268) Do you consider yourself a "born-again" Christian? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) No44437.6
2) Yes66456.2
3) Not sure746.3
Missing18 
TOTAL1182100.0
269) 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 (PRISOCIA)
TOTAL%
1) Essential31728.0
2) Very important54748.3
3) Somewhat important25922.9
4) Not at all important100.9
Missing67 
TOTAL1133100.0
270) 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) Essential38734.1
2) Very important58751.8
3) Somewhat important15013.2
4) Not at all important100.9
Missing66 
TOTAL1134100.0
271) 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) Essential48042.3
2) Very important58551.6
3) Somewhat important675.9
4) Not at all important20.2
Missing66 
TOTAL1134100.0
272) 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) Essential23821.0
2) Very important52246.1
3) Somewhat important34230.2
4) Not at all important312.7
Missing67 
TOTAL1133100.0
273) 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) Essential29526.0
2) Very important54848.3
3) Somewhat important26523.3
4) Not at all important272.4
Missing65 
TOTAL1135100.0
274) 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) Essential938.2
2) Very important21318.8
3) Somewhat important41336.5
4) Not at all important41136.4
Missing70 
TOTAL1130100.0
275) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female24320.3
2) Male95679.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
276) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL118050.53210
277) 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 farm917.7
2) On a farm60.5
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)36430.7
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)17214.5
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city988.3
6) In a large city (over 250,000)18715.8
7) In a suburb near a large city26822.6
Missing14 
TOTAL1186100.0
278) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married104587.4
2) Not married15012.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1195100.0
279) (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 married6946.6
2) Yes, am now widowed1812.2
3) Yes, am now divorced5637.8
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced53.4
Missing1052 
TOTAL148100.0
280) 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%
14) 10.1
16) 30.3
17) 40.4
18) 80.7
19) 282.6
20) 595.4
21) 14713.5
22) 13412.3
23) 15514.2
24) 13011.9
25) 1079.8
26) 837.6
27) 534.9
28) 403.7
29) 252.3
30) 282.6
31) 181.6
32) 222.0
33) 100.9
34) 100.9
35) 40.4
36) 30.3
37) 10.1
38) 30.3
39) 40.4
40) 20.2
41) 10.1
42) 10.1
44) 30.3
47) 20.2
50) 10.1
59) 10.1
72) 10.1
Missing108 
TOTAL1092100.0
281) (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) No84080.6
2) Yes, was widowed121.2
3) Yes, was divorced18918.1
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced10.1
Missing158 
TOTAL1042100.0
282) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time48246.3
2) Employed part-time24323.3
3) Self-employed636.0
4) Unemployed403.8
5) Retired636.0
6) Full-time homemaker13012.5
7) Student121.2
8) Other90.9
Missing158 
TOTAL1042100.0
283) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED) Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part-time32.8
3) Self-employed3128.7
4) Unemployed43.7
5) Retired98.3
6) Full-time homemaker3431.5
7) Student1917.6
8) Other87.4
Missing1092 
TOTAL108100.0
284) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED) If you 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
TOTAL79837.20215
285) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT 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) Baptist11210.9
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)222.1
3) Episcopalian424.1
4) Friends (Quakers)10.1
5) Lutheran595.8
6) Methodist12211.9
7) Presbyterian42741.7
8) Reformed212.0
9) Roman Catholic727.0
10) United Church of Christ313.0
11) None282.7
12) Other888.6
Missing175 
TOTAL1025100.0
286) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED) Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist50.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)30.3
3) Episcopalian131.3
4) Friends (Quakers)10.1
5) Lutheran60.6
6) Methodist101.0
7) Presbyterian88890.3
8) Reformed30.3
9) Roman Catholic101.0
10) United Church of Christ50.5
11) None141.4
12) Other252.5
Missing217 
TOTAL983100.0
287) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED) Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never50.5
2) Less than once a year40.4
3) About once or twice a year161.5
4) Several times a year333.2
5) Once a month313.0
6) Two to three times a month807.7
7) Nearly every week22021.1
8) Every week65562.7
Missing156 
TOTAL1044100.0
288) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife a member of the same congregation which you belong/serve? (SPSMEMBR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes68871.0
2) No28129.0
Missing231 
TOTAL969100.0
289) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED) Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPSORDND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes90586.6
2) No14013.4
Missing155 
TOTAL1045100.0
290) (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 me2719.4
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation3424.5
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly75.0
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)75.0
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination85.8
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination75.0
7) Has a secular job or position2618.7
8) Other2316.5
Missing1061 
TOTAL139100.0
291) (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.) congregation18.3
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly18.3
7) Has a secular job or position325.0
8) Other758.3
Missing1188 
TOTAL12100.0
292) How many children do you have? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None20217.0
1) One14512.2
2) Two45738.5
3) Three25221.2
4) Four1038.7
5) Five262.2
6) Six20.2
Missing13 
TOTAL1187100.0
293) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No105088.4
2) Yes13811.6
Missing12 
TOTAL1188100.0
294) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN) How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One8157.9
2) Two4431.4
3) Three117.9
4) Four21.4
6) Six21.4
Missing1060 
TOTAL140100.0
295) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No100687.6
2) Yes14312.4
Missing51 
TOTAL1149100.0
296) (ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE STEPCHILDREN) How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One3222.1
2) Two7249.7
3) Three2315.9
4) Four139.0
5) Five32.1
6) Six21.4
Missing1055 
TOTAL145100.0
297) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat71259.9
2) Independent20417.2
3) Republican26021.9
4) Other131.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1189100.0
298) Which of these terms best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLITISS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative161.3
2) Conservative16413.8
3) Moderate48040.3
4) Liberal42435.6
5) Very liberal1068.9
Missing10 
TOTAL1190100.0
299) 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 alone1189.9
2) Two of us51342.9
3) Three of us20617.2
4) Four of us24620.6
5) Five of us857.1
6) Six of us231.9
7) Seven or more of us50.4
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing)10.1
Missing3 
TOTAL1197100.0
300) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged under six years? (HOLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None18055.6
1) One9830.2
2) Two4012.3
3) Three or more61.9
Missing876 
TOTAL324100.0
301) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
TOTAL%
0) None17341.0
1) One14133.4
2) Two9522.5
3) Three122.8
4) Four10.2
Missing778 
TOTAL422100.0
302) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
TOTAL%
0) None16238.1
1) One18844.2
2) Two7016.5
3) Three51.2
Missing775 
TOTAL425100.0
303) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are: aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
TOTAL%
0) None17259.9
1) One9432.8
2) Two196.6
3) Three10.3
4) Four10.3
Missing913 
TOTAL287100.0
304) 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) One13711.6
2) Two98583.2
3) Three524.4
4) Four70.6
5) 20.2
Missing16 
TOTAL1184100.0
305) 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 alone1119.4
2) A single parent, living with one or more children181.5
3) A married couple, no children in household47740.4
4) A married couple, living with one or more children52644.5
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household50.4
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children121.0
8) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with one or more children90.8
9) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), no children in household121.0
10) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), living with one or more children10.1
11) Some other arrangement110.9
Missing18 
TOTAL1182100.0
306) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you1119.3
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage978.1
3) Owned by you with a mortgage74062.0
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)22018.4
5) Other252.1
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
307) Where did you live approximately five years ago, in October 1991? (LIVE5YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Same home I live in now58148.5
2) A different home, but in the same county12310.3
3) In a different county, but in the same state13311.1
4) In a different state35229.4
5) In a different country80.7
Missing3 
TOTAL1197100.0
308) 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) None232.0
1) One29224.9
2) Two65355.7
3) Three12810.9
4) Four544.6
5) Five161.4
6) Six40.3
7) Seven20.2
Missing28 
TOTAL1172100.0
309) 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 $10,00090.8
2) $10,000 - $14,99950.4
3) $15,000 - $19,999171.4
4) $20,000 - $29,999746.2
5) $30,000 - $39,99917714.8
6) $40,000 - $49,99918715.7
7) $50,000 - $59,99919816.6
8) $60,000 - $69,99915813.2
9) $70,000 - $79,9991189.9
10) $80,000 - $89,999826.9
11) $90,000 - $99,999554.6
12) $100,000 - $124,999705.9
13) $125,000 - $149,999151.3
14) $150,000 or more282.3
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
310) 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 earnings57448.0
2) 90-99% from earnings37531.4
3) 75-89% from earnings1058.8
4) 50-74% from earnings726.0
5) 25-49% from earnings221.8
6) 1-24% from earnings332.8
7) None from earnings141.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1195100.0
311) 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
TOTAL11413079.2623046
312) 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
TOTAL723672.9351414
313) 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
TOTAL1016255.997369
314) 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) $020917.9
2) $1-$5016414.1
3) $51-$10014912.8
4) $101-$50029825.6
5) $501-$1,00011710.0
6) $1,001-$2,000948.1
7) $2,001 or more13511.6
Missing34 
TOTAL1166100.0
315) 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) $0403.4
2) $1-$5020017.1
3) $51-$10022419.1
4) $101-$50045338.6
5) $501-$1,00013811.8
6) $1,001-$2,000584.9
7) $2,001 or more605.1
Missing27 
TOTAL1173100.0
316) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL116133.13617
317) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
TOTAL%
0) None87073.0
1) One20116.9
2) Two746.2
3) Three312.6
4) Four110.9
5) Five40.3
6) Six10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1192100.0
318) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
0) None50.4
1) 423.5
2) 14311.9
3) 20717.3
4) 24420.4
5) 20817.4
6) 16513.8
7) 847.0
8) 504.2
9) 252.1
10) 121.0
11) 60.5
12) 20.2
13) 20.2
17) 10.1
18) 10.1
30) 10.1
Missing2 
TOTAL1198100.0
319) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian114896.2
2) Black or African-American171.4
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native20.2
4) Asian or Pacific Islander151.3
5) Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin40.3
6) Multiracial or biracial50.4
7) Some other race20.2
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
320) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native266.7
7) Some other race133.3
Missing1197 
TOTAL3100.0
321) Age group (AGEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old17114.5
2) 40-4939133.1
3) 50-5934028.8
4) 60-older27823.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1180100.0
322) Region of Residence (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast23019.2
2) Midwest34328.7
3) South43736.5
4) West18615.6
Missing4 
TOTAL1196100.0
323) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female24320.3
2) Male95679.7
Missing1 
TOTAL1199100.0
324) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married104587.4
2) Not married15012.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1195100.0
325) I-REGION: Region of Residence (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast23019.2
2) Midwest34328.7
3) South43736.5
4) West18615.6
Missing4 
TOTAL1196100.0
326) 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) Democrat71259.9
2) Independent20417.2
3) Republican26021.9
4) Other131.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1189100.0
327) 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) <20K312.6
1) 20K-49,99943836.7
2) 50K-99,99961151.2
3) 100K+1139.5
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0
328) I-AGE: What is your present age? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <4017114.5
1) 40-4939133.1
2) 50-6452744.7
3) 65+917.7
Missing20 
TOTAL1180100.0
329) I-RACE1: What is your race or origin? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE1)
TOTAL%
0) White114896.2
1) Black171.4
2) Other282.3
Missing7 
TOTAL1193100.0