Presbyterian Panel Survey, May 1997 - Nature and the Environment, Clergy

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Oldcode (OLDCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14081270.482735
2) Newcode (NEWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL141330890.815528
3) When were you ordained as a minister of the Word and Sacrament? 19__ (WHENORDN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL140676.33412
4) If you were ordained by a denomination other than the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) or one of its predecessor denominations, name that body. (ORDNDENM)
TOTAL%
0) Not applicable32.3
1) Baptist2922.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)43.1
3) Episcopalian10.8
6) Methodist107.6
7) Other Presbyterian4836.6
8) Reformed96.9
9) Roman Catholic10.8
10) United Church of Christ129.2
12) Other118.4
99) More than one selected32.3
Missing1282 
TOTAL131100.0
5) Are you presently enrolled in a graduate school, seminary, or theological school? (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
1) No127090.8
2) Yes1289.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1398100.0
6) 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-MRE21.6
2) M.A.32.4
3) Th.M./S.T.M.32.4
4) D.Min.8468.3
5) Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D.1814.6
6) Other1310.6
Missing1290 
TOTAL123100.0
7) 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%
3) Asbury10.8
5) Austin53.9
6) Bangor10.8
14) Chicago Theological Seminary32.4
16) Claremont10.8
18) Columbia1713.4
20) Covenant21.6
21) Drew10.8
22) Dubuque21.6
23) Duke University10.8
30) Fuller Theological Seminary107.9
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary43.1
38) Johnson C Smith10.8
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary21.6
40) Lexington21.6
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary97.1
43) Lutheran PA10.8
45) McCormick32.4
46) Memphis10.8
52) New Brunswick10.8
53) New York10.8
63) Pittsburgh64.7
65) Princeton53.9
68) San Francisco129.4
76) United Theo Dayton10.8
78) Union Seminary (VA)43.1
83) Wesley10.8
99) Other2922.8
Missing1286 
TOTAL127100.0
8) Before entering seminary for your B.D. or M.Div., were you engaged in any long-term secular job or career? (SECLRJOB)
TOTAL%
1) No96869.1
2) Yes43330.9
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
9) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ANSWERED THAT THEY WERE ENGAGED IN A LONG-TERM SECULAR JOB OR CAREER BEFORE ENTERING SEMINARY FOR THEIR B.D. OR M.DIV: How long were you in that long-term secular job or career? (JOBLONG)
TOTAL%
0) 20.5
1) 112.5
2) 388.7
3) 439.9
4) 388.7
5) 419.4
6) 194.4
7) 337.6
8) 286.4
9) 184.1
10) 378.5
11) 153.4
12) 184.1
13) 51.1
14) 71.6
15) 163.7
16) 40.9
17) 30.7
18) 51.1
19) 40.9
20) 143.2
21) 20.5
22) 40.9
23) 20.5
24) 30.7
25) 81.8
26) 10.2
27) 10.2
28) 40.9
29) 10.2
30) 30.7
32) 10.2
33) 10.2
34) 10.2
35) 10.2
36) 10.2
40) 10.2
41) 10.2
Missing978 
TOTAL435100.0
10) 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) 10.1
47) 20.1
49) 10.1
51) 20.1
52) 120.9
53) 40.3
54) 80.6
55) 90.6
56) 171.2
57) 251.8
58) 231.7
59) 271.9
60) 312.2
61) 342.4
62) 382.7
63) 302.2
64) 231.7
65) 271.9
66) 282.0
67) 251.8
68) 302.2
69) 423.0
70) 302.2
71) 402.9
72) 302.2
73) 352.5
74) 282.0
75) 382.7
76) 251.8
77) 423.0
78) 342.4
79) 443.2
80) 473.4
81) 433.1
82) 463.3
83) 412.9
84) 392.8
85) 362.6
86) 312.2
87) 312.2
88) 342.4
89) 423.0
90) 312.2
91) 352.5
92) 362.6
93) 271.9
94) 282.0
95) 261.9
96) 40.3
99) Do not have degree282.0
Missing23 
TOTAL1390100.0
11) 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
TOTAL135052.4924
12) Do you have one or more other graduate degrees from a seminary or other school of theological education (besides your B.D. or M.Div.)? (GRADDEG)
TOTAL%
1) No84260.4
2) Yes55139.6
Missing20 
TOTAL1393100.0
13) 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 checked138698.4
1) Checked221.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
14) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E.: Please indicate the year in which you received your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree. 19__ (GRADMCEY)
TOTAL%
54) 14.8
59) 14.8
61) 29.5
63) 14.8
64) 14.8
66) 14.8
67) 14.8
68) 14.8
69) 14.8
70) 14.8
73) 14.8
74) 29.5
75) 14.8
78) 14.8
81) 14.8
85) 14.8
91) 14.8
94) 14.8
95) 14.8
Missing1392 
TOTAL21100.0
15) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.C.E./M.R.E. DEGREE: Which school awarded you your M.C.E./M.R.E. degree? (GRADMCES)
TOTAL%
31) Garrett Evangelical15.0
45) McCormick15.0
63) Pittsburgh210.0
64) PSCE1155.0
65) Princeton315.0
83) Wesley15.0
99) Other15.0
Missing1393 
TOTAL20100.0
16) 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 checked130392.5
1) Checked1057.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
17) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A.: Please indicate the year in which you received your M.A. degree. 19__ (GRADMAY)
TOTAL%
49) 11.0
56) 11.0
58) 22.0
59) 32.9
60) 32.9
61) 32.9
62) 54.9
64) 22.0
65) 22.0
67) 22.0
68) 22.0
69) 32.9
70) 65.9
71) 11.0
72) 76.9
73) 22.0
74) 22.0
75) 11.0
76) 54.9
77) 11.0
78) 65.9
79) 11.0
80) 32.9
81) 32.9
82) 43.9
85) 54.9
86) 54.9
87) 43.9
88) 22.0
89) 43.9
90) 11.0
91) 32.9
92) 11.0
93) 22.0
94) 32.9
95) 11.0
Missing1311 
TOTAL102100.0
18) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR M.A. DEGREE: Which school awarded you your M.A. degree? (GRADMAS)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland11.0
13) University of Chicago Divinity44.0
14) Chicago Theological Seminary22.0
16) Claremont22.0
17) Colgate Rochester11.0
18) Columbia22.0
21) Drew University11.0
22) Dubuque22.0
23) Duke University11.0
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.0
30) Fuller Theological Seminary44.0
45) McCormick44.0
63) Pittsburgh22.0
64) PSCE1313.1
65) Princeton22.0
68) San Francisco33.0
74) Trinity Evangelical Div22.0
81) Vanderbilt33.0
85) Westminister11.0
88) Yale55.1
89) Emory11.0
99) Other4242.4
Missing1314 
TOTAL99100.0
19) 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 checked127690.6
1) Checked1329.4
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
20) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE: Please indicate the year in which you received your Th.M./S.T.M. degree. 19__ (GRADTHMY)
TOTAL%
44) 10.8
48) 10.8
50) 10.8
55) 21.5
58) 10.8
59) 21.5
61) 10.8
62) 32.3
63) 32.3
64) 53.8
65) 43.0
66) 86.1
67) 75.3
68) 64.5
69) 86.1
70) 32.3
71) 64.5
72) 43.0
73) 21.5
74) 53.8
75) 43.0
76) 32.3
78) 32.3
79) 10.8
80) 96.8
81) 32.3
82) 32.3
83) 53.8
84) 43.0
85) 21.5
86) 21.5
87) 21.5
88) 64.5
89) 43.0
91) 32.3
92) 10.8
93) 10.8
94) 10.8
95) 21.5
Missing1281 
TOTAL132100.0
21) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Th.M./S.T.M. DEGREE: Which PCUSA school awarded you your Th.M./S.T.M. degree? (GRADTPCU)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton Theological Seminary10.8
5) Austin21.6
9) Brite10.8
10) Calvin10.8
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.8
16) Claremont10.8
17) Colgate Rochester10.8
18) Columbia97.0
22) Dubuque53.9
23) Duke University10.8
25) Eden10.8
34) Harvard University10.8
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary10.8
45) McCormick32.3
63) Pittsburgh32.3
65) Princeton4837.5
68) San Francisco53.9
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.8
71) St Mary's10.8
74) Trinity Evangelical Div10.8
75) Union-Auburn97.0
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)1410.9
83) Wesley10.8
88) Yale75.5
99) Other97.0
Missing1285 
TOTAL128100.0
22) 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 checked109077.4
1) Checked31822.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
23) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE: Please indicate the year in which you received your D.Min. degree. 19__ (GRADDY)
TOTAL%
62) 10.3
71) 10.3
72) 41.3
73) 61.9
74) 82.6
75) 123.9
76) 134.2
77) 134.2
78) 134.2
79) 103.2
80) 113.5
81) 175.5
82) 196.1
83) 134.2
84) 144.5
85) 154.8
86) 196.1
87) 113.5
88) 82.6
89) 113.5
90) 123.9
91) 123.9
92) 165.1
93) 134.2
94) 113.5
95) 165.1
96) 123.9
Missing1102 
TOTAL311100.0
24) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR D.Min. DEGREE: Which PCUSA school awarded you your D.Min. degree? (GRADDSPC)
TOTAL%
2) Andover Newton Theological Seminary41.3
5) Austin134.1
8) Bethel Theological Seminary10.3
9) Brite10.3
11) Candler10.3
14) Chicago Theological Seminary31.0
15) Christian Theological Seminary10.3
16) Claremont10.3
17) Colgate Rochester10.3
18) Columbia299.2
21) Drew University123.8
22) Dubuque10.3
24) Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary41.3
25) Eden Theological Seminary82.5
27) Erskine Theological Seminary10.3
30) Fuller Theological Seminary154.8
31) Garrett Evangelical10.3
33) Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary20.6
36) Iliff School20.6
39) Lancaster Theological Seminary41.3
40) Lexington10.3
41) Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary92.9
45) McCormick7523.8
53) New York10.3
63) Pittsburgh175.4
65) Princeton113.5
68) San Francisco3410.8
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary10.3
72) St Paul10.3
74) Trinity Evangelical Div10.3
77) United Theo MN10.3
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)3611.4
81) Vanderbilt41.3
84) Western Theological Seminary20.6
99) Other165.1
Missing1098 
TOTAL315100.0
25) 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 checked131593.4
1) Checked936.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
26) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE: Please indicate the year in which you received your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree. 19__ (GRADPHDY)
TOTAL%
58) 55.5
60) 11.1
61) 11.1
62) 11.1
63) 11.1
64) 33.3
65) 33.3
66) 22.2
67) 22.2
68) 11.1
69) 22.2
70) 11.1
71) 33.3
72) 44.4
73) 11.1
74) 22.2
75) 33.3
76) 22.2
77) 33.3
78) 11.1
80) 33.3
81) 55.5
82) 33.3
83) 44.4
85) 55.5
86) 33.3
87) 33.3
88) 66.6
89) 33.3
90) 11.1
92) 66.6
93) 11.1
94) 11.1
95) 22.2
96) 22.2
97) 11.1
Missing1322 
TOTAL91100.0
27) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED THEIR Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. DEGREE: Which PCUSA school awarded you your Ph.D./S.T.D./Th.D. degree? (GRPHDPC)
TOTAL%
13) University of Chicago Divinity22.2
16) Claremont11.1
18) Columbia33.4
22) Dubuque11.1
23) Duke University55.6
31) Garrett Evangelical11.1
34) Harvard University22.2
45) McCormick11.1
57) NW Lutheran Theo11.1
65) Princeton89.0
68) San Francisco22.2
69) Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary11.1
75) Union-Auburn22.2
76) United Theo Dayton11.1
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)89.0
79) University of Notre Dame11.1
81) Vanderbilt66.7
88) Yale44.5
89) Emory33.4
99) Other3640.4
Missing1324 
TOTAL89100.0
28) 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 checked136296.7
1) Checked463.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
29) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES: Please indicate the year in which you received all other degrees. 19__ (GROTHYR)
TOTAL%
54) 12.2
55) 12.2
59) 24.4
60) 24.4
61) 48.9
64) 12.2
70) 24.4
71) 12.2
72) 24.4
73) 12.2
75) 24.4
76) 24.4
78) 511.1
79) 24.4
80) 24.4
81) 12.2
83) 12.2
84) 12.2
86) 12.2
88) 12.2
90) 24.4
91) 36.7
92) 12.2
93) 12.2
95) 12.2
96) 12.2
97) 12.2
Missing1368 
TOTAL45100.0
30) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE RECEIVED ANY OTHER DEGREES: Which PCUSA school awarded you any other degrees? (GROTHPC)
TOTAL%
4) Ashland12.3
12) Central Baptist12.3
13) University of Chicago Divinity12.3
18) Columbia12.3
45) McCormick12.3
59) Pacific Lutheran12.3
67) Regent12.3
68) San Francisco12.3
78) Union Theological Seminary (VA)36.8
81) Vanderbilt24.5
99) Other3170.5
Missing1369 
TOTAL44100.0
31) What is the highest level of formal education you have attained besides your theological or Christian education training? (EDUC)
TOTAL%
2) Completed high school40.3
3) Some college90.6
4) College graduate75054.2
5) Some graduate work26118.8
6) Graduate degree36126.1
Missing28 
TOTAL1385100.0
32) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP1)
TOTAL%
1) Pastor in a congregation99770.9
2) Non-parish job or ministry32222.9
3) Unemployed352.5
4) Retired from active ministry533.8
Missing6 
TOTAL1407100.0
33) Which category below describes your current paid employment? (JOBEMP2)
TOTAL%
2) Non-parish job or ministry7577.3
3) Unemployed66.2
4) Retired from active ministry1616.5
Missing1316 
TOTAL97100.0
34) 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-time81783.1
2) Part-time16616.9
Missing430 
TOTAL983100.0
35) 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. (TPASTOR)
TOTAL%
1) 148.6
2) 84.9
3) 31.9
4) 10.6
5) 10.6
6) 10.6
7) 10.6
8) 53.1
9) 10.6
10) 74.3
11) 10.6
12) 42.5
13) 21.2
14) 10.6
15) 106.2
16) 10.6
17) 10.6
18) 21.2
20) 1911.7
22) 10.6
24) 31.9
25) 159.3
26) 10.6
28) 10.6
29) 21.2
30) 2113.0
32) 53.1
33) 21.2
34) 10.6
35) 74.3
36) 21.2
40) 74.3
42) 10.6
44) 10.6
45) 21.2
50) 21.2
55) 31.9
65) 21.2
Missing1251 
TOTAL162100.0
36) 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 pastor48549.7
2) Senior pastor17818.2
3) Assistant/Associate pastor15616.0
4) Co-pastor323.3
5) Stated or temporary supply464.7
6) Designated pastor60.6
7) Interim pastor394.0
8) Tentmaker60.6
9) Paid parish associate80.8
10) Other202.0
Missing437 
TOTAL976100.0
37) 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 pastor43.4
2) Senior pastor2117.6
3) Assistant/Associate pastor86.7
4) Co-pastor43.4
5) Stated or temporary supply2621.8
6) Designated pastor86.7
7) Interim pastor2319.3
8) Tentmaker1714.3
9) Paid parish associate21.7
10) Other65.0
Missing1294 
TOTAL119100.0
38) 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) One91593.6
2) Two or more636.4
Missing435 
TOTAL978100.0
39) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT SERVE TWO OR MORE CONGREGATIONS AS A PASTOR: How many congregations do you serve as pastor? (MANY2CNG)
TOTAL%
1) One23.1
2) Two4873.8
3) Three812.3
4) Four34.6
5) Five11.5
6) Six23.1
8) Eight11.5
Missing1348 
TOTAL65100.0
40) 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) No4258.3
2) Yes3041.7
Missing1341 
TOTAL72100.0
41) What is the approximate membership of the congregation(s) you serve? (Write the combined membership if you serve two or more). (MEMCLRGY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL976645.5061077
42) 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-time31069.2
2) Part-time13830.8
Missing965 
TOTAL448100.0
43) 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) 21.5
2) 43.1
4) 32.3
5) 21.5
6) 75.4
7) 43.1
8) 64.6
9) 21.5
10) 1410.8
11) 10.8
12) 75.4
14) 21.5
15) 75.4
16) 32.3
18) 32.3
20) 2418.5
23) 10.8
24) 43.1
25) 43.1
28) 10.8
29) 10.8
30) 107.7
32) 10.8
35) 21.5
40) 107.7
45) 10.8
48) 10.8
49) 10.8
50) 10.8
65) 10.8
Missing1283 
TOTAL130100.0
44) 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 institution12127.5
2) Chaplain8018.2
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker40.9
4) National staff or middle governing body staff7015.9
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency133.0
6) Professional pastoral counselor378.4
7) Other employment11526.1
Missing973 
TOTAL440100.0
45) 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 institution35.3
2) Chaplain1119.3
3) Missionary/Mission co-worker11.8
4) National staff or middle governing body staff23.5
5) Staff of an ecumenical or non-denominational agency23.5
6) Professional pastoral counselor1628.1
7) Other employment2238.6
Missing1356 
TOTAL57100.0
46) 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) Military71.6
2) Civilian government214.8
3) Elementary, middle, or high school143.2
4) College or university7116.1
5) Seminary or other theological school409.1
6) Hospital or other medical facility5813.2
7) Church/religious body9421.3
8) Other non-profit organization6414.5
9) For-profit business5512.5
10) Other173.9
Missing972 
TOTAL441100.0
47) 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 university23.3
5) Seminary or other theological school34.9
6) Hospital or other medical facility46.6
7) Church/religious body1118.0
8) Other non-profit organization1118.0
9) For-profit business1219.7
10) Other1829.5
Missing1352 
TOTAL61100.0
48) 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) No26862.0
2) Yes16438.0
Missing981 
TOTAL432100.0
49) In general, how often are you bothered by stress in your job situation? (JOBSTRES)
TOTAL%
1) Never574.3
2) Less than once a week34726.2
3) Once or twice a week52639.8
4) Several days a week23417.7
5) Almost every day15912.0
Missing90 
TOTAL1323100.0
50) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive session (EXTSESSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent231.9
2) Some extent857.0
3) A little27923.1
4) None55145.6
5) Not applicable-not sure27122.4
Missing204 
TOTAL1209100.0
51) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - An unsupportive congregation (EXTCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent151.3
2) Some extent968.0
3) A little33628.0
4) None50942.4
5) Not applicable-not sure24420.3
Missing213 
TOTAL1200100.0
52) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Conflict with others in organization (EXTCNFLT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent705.8
2) Some extent20616.9
3) A little54444.7
4) None31826.1
5) Not applicable-not sure796.5
Missing196 
TOTAL1217100.0
53) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Doing too many different things (EXTTHNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent31125.0
2) Some extent45836.8
3) A little32826.4
4) None12810.3
5) Not applicable-not sure181.4
Missing170 
TOTAL1243100.0
54) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling "burned out" (EXTBURND)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent1048.5
2) Some extent28523.4
3) A little43435.7
4) None36530.0
5) Not applicable-not sure292.4
Missing196 
TOTAL1217100.0
55) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Feeling my work doesn't count (EXTCOUNT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent292.4
2) Some extent14211.6
3) A little30625.0
4) None70958.0
5) Not applicable-not sure362.9
Missing191 
TOTAL1222100.0
56) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having different views or values from most others in organization (EXTVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent655.3
2) Some extent21417.4
3) A little44836.3
4) None46938.0
5) Not applicable-not sure373.0
Missing180 
TOTAL1233100.0
57) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to make decisions (EXTDECSN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent242.0
2) Some extent18315.0
3) A little49040.3
4) None49540.7
5) Not applicable-not sure242.0
Missing197 
TOTAL1216100.0
58) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Having to meet deadlines (EXTDEDLN)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent907.3
2) Some extent31525.5
3) A little53343.2
4) None27922.6
5) Not applicable-not sure171.4
Missing179 
TOTAL1234100.0
59) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Little or no input into decisions that affect me in important ways (EXTINPUT)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent483.9
2) Some extent13911.3
3) A little30925.2
4) None68856.2
5) Not applicable-not sure413.3
Missing188 
TOTAL1225100.0
60) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Needing more time for myself (EXTTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent25320.5
2) Some extent38030.8
3) A little37930.8
4) None20316.5
5) Not applicable-not sure171.4
Missing181 
TOTAL1232100.0
61) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not being paid well enough (EXTPAID)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent13510.9
2) Some extent25720.8
3) A little33827.3
4) None48138.9
5) Not applicable-not sure252.0
Missing177 
TOTAL1236100.0
62) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Not enough time for my family (EXTFAMLY)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent21117.1
2) Some extent36329.3
3) A little37029.9
4) None23819.2
5) Not applicable-not sure554.4
Missing176 
TOTAL1237100.0
63) 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 extent100.8
3) A little332.7
4) None107088.1
5) Not applicable-not sure998.2
Missing199 
TOTAL1214100.0
64) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Too many meetings (EXTMTNGS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent14511.8
2) Some extent34428.0
3) A little43135.0
4) None28723.3
5) Not applicable-not sure231.9
Missing183 
TOTAL1230100.0
65) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unclear or continually changing expectations from others (EXTUNCLR)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent786.3
2) Some extent23018.7
3) A little45436.8
4) None44536.1
5) Not applicable-not sure262.1
Missing180 
TOTAL1233100.0
66) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Unrealistic expectations from others (EXTUNREL)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent12710.4
2) Some extent27222.3
3) A little43335.5
4) None36429.8
5) Not applicable-not sure252.0
Missing192 
TOTAL1221100.0
67) To what extent, if any, is the following a source of stress in your work? - Working too many hours (EXTHOURS)
TOTAL%
1) Great extent25320.3
2) Some extent39832.0
3) A little37730.3
4) None19715.8
5) Not applicable-not sure201.6
Missing168 
TOTAL1245100.0
68) During your life, have you ever been a member of a congregation affiliated with a denomination other than Presbyterian? (DENOMOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No85461.0
2) Yes54639.0
Missing13 
TOTAL1400100.0
69) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: How many years have you been a Presbyterian? (YRSPRES)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL64931.02215
70) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Baptist (DENBAPT)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked124588.5
1) Checked16211.5
Missing6 
TOTAL1407100.0
71) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (DENDISC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked137797.8
1) Checked312.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
72) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Episcopalian (DENEPIS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked136396.8
1) Checked453.2
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
73) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Friends (Quaker) (DENFRNDS)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked140199.5
1) Checked70.5
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
74) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Lutheran (DENLUTH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked137197.4
1) Checked372.6
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
75) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Methodist (ENMETH)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked127190.3
1) Checked1379.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
76) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Reformed (DENRFRMD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked136797.1
1) Checked412.9
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
77) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Roman Catholic (DENROMAN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked136997.2
1) Checked392.8
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
78) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: United Church of Christ (DENUCC)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked133795.0
1) Checked715.0
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
79) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFILIATED WITH A DENOMINATION OTHER THAN PRESBYTERIAN DURING THEIR LIFE: Please indicate whether you've belonged to the following denomination: Other (OTHDEN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked127790.7
1) Checked1319.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
80) In what religious denomination were you raised? (Please choose just one answer. If you were part of more than one denomination during your youth, answer by selecting the one in which you were most involved.) (RELDENOM)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist1128.1
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)181.3
3) Episcopal272.0
4) Friends10.1
5) Lutheran261.9
6) Methodist916.6
7) Presbyterian88864.3
8) Reformed251.8
9) Roman Catholic342.5
10) United Church of Christ332.4
11) None332.4
12) Other825.9
99) More than one selected100.7
Missing33 
TOTAL1380100.0
81) When you were a teenager, how often did your father attend religious services? (DADREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never1198.5
2) Less than once a year463.3
3) Once or twice a year916.5
4) Several times a year795.7
5) Once a month584.2
6) Two to three times a month866.2
7) Nearly every week23116.6
8) Every week64146.0
9) Don't know423.0
Missing20 
TOTAL1393100.0
82) When you were a teenager, how often did your mother attend religious services? (MOMREL)
TOTAL%
1) Never705.1
2) Less than once a year211.5
3) Once or twice a year513.7
4) Several times a year634.6
5) Once a month554.0
6) Two to three times a month1017.4
7) Nearly every week28921.1
8) Every week71452.1
9) Don't know60.4
Missing43 
TOTAL1370100.0
83) Which of the following terms best describes your current stand on theological issues? (THELVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative302.2
2) Conservative29321.1
3) Moderate58942.3
4) Liberal37226.7
5) Very liberal1077.7
Missing22 
TOTAL1391100.0
84) Do you think there is a heaven, where people who have led good lives are eternally rewarded? (HEAVEN)
TOTAL%
1) No25919.4
2) Yes89366.8
3) Not sure17212.9
4) Other120.9
Missing77 
TOTAL1336100.0
85) Do you think there is a hell, to which people who have led bad lives and die without being sorry are eternally damned? (HELL)
TOTAL%
1) No51738.5
2) Yes51138.1
3) Not sure30722.9
4) Other70.5
Missing71 
TOTAL1342100.0
86) Code 2 (CODE2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL140830941.2141916
87) Which statement best describes your view of the Bible? (Please choose only one) (BBLVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) It is an important piece of literature, but is largely irrelevant to our lives today.10.1
2) It is the record of many people's experience with God and is a useful guide for individual Christians in their search for basic moral and religious teachings.1299.2
3) It is the Word of God and its stories and teaching provide a powerful motivation as we work toward God's reign in the world.72552.0
4) It is the inspired, authoritative Word of God that is without error in all that it says about faith and morals.48534.8
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.503.6
9) More than one selected50.4
Missing18 
TOTAL1395100.0
88) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Reading and studying the Bible regularly (LIFEBIBL)
TOTAL%
1) Essential71450.8
2) Very important52937.6
3) Somewhat important15411.0
4) Not at all important90.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1406100.0
89) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Spending time in prayer and meditation (LIFEPRYR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential84159.8
2) Very important44631.7
3) Somewhat important1148.1
4) Not at all important50.4
Missing7 
TOTAL1406100.0
90) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Actively seeking social and economic justice (LIFEJUST)
TOTAL%
1) Essential43230.7
2) Very important71751.0
3) Somewhat important24917.7
4) Not at all important70.5
Missing8 
TOTAL1405100.0
91) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Taking care of those who are sick or needy (LIFESICK)
TOTAL%
1) Essential59142.1
2) Very important73452.3
3) Somewhat important785.6
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1404100.0
92) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Attending church regularly (LIFECHRC)
TOTAL%
1) Essential56340.2
2) Very important64846.3
3) Somewhat important17212.3
4) Not at all important181.3
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
93) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Seeking to bring others to faith in Christ (LIFEOTHR)
TOTAL%
1) Essential37226.6
2) Very important60042.9
3) Somewhat important37827.0
4) Not at all important483.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1398100.0
94) When you think about the qualities of a good Christian life, how important is the following to you? - Practicing Christian values in work, home, and school (LIFEVALU)
TOTAL%
1) Essential95467.9
2) Very important43330.8
3) Somewhat important171.2
4) Not at all important10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1405100.0
95) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: An individual should arrive at his or her own religious beliefs independent of any church. (AGOWN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree332.4
2) Agree1198.5
3) Not sure614.4
4) Disagree68248.7
5) Strongly disagree50436.0
Missing14 
TOTAL1399100.0
96) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the different religions are equally good ways of helping a person find ultimate truth. (AGDIFF)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree161.1
2) Agree1218.6
3) Not sure1047.4
4) Disagree60142.9
5) Strongly disagree55839.9
Missing13 
TOTAL1400100.0
97) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: There is a life beyond death. (AGDEATH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree99270.8
2) Agree30721.9
3) Not sure795.6
4) Disagree141.0
5) Strongly disagree100.7
Missing11 
TOTAL1402100.0
98) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The only absolute truth for humankind is in Jesus Christ. (AGTRUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree53538.2
2) Agree37927.1
3) Not sure14610.4
4) Disagree26719.1
5) Strongly disagree725.1
Missing14 
TOTAL1399100.0
99) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved. (AGSAVED)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree21115.1
2) Agree21215.2
3) Not sure31822.8
4) Disagree39528.3
5) Strongly disagree25818.5
Missing19 
TOTAL1394100.0
100) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: In the realm of values, the final authority about good and bad is the individual. (AGAUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree151.1
2) Agree292.1
3) Not sure342.4
4) Disagree55339.4
5) Strongly disagree77255.0
Missing10 
TOTAL1403100.0
101) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Individuals should seek out religious truth for themselves and not conform to any church's doctrines. (AGCONFM)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree241.7
2) Agree15711.2
3) Not sure694.9
4) Disagree78956.4
5) Strongly disagree35925.7
Missing15 
TOTAL1398100.0
102) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: It is important to share my faith with other people. (AGSHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree59242.4
2) Agree76855.0
3) Not sure191.4
4) Disagree171.2
5) Strongly disagree10.1
Missing16 
TOTAL1397100.0
103) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: All the great religions of the world are equally true and good. (AGEQUAL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree161.1
2) Agree966.9
3) Not sure14810.6
4) Disagree63845.5
5) Strongly disagree50335.9
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
104) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Belief in Jesus Christ is only one of many ways to find salvation. (AGSALVTN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree745.3
2) Agree32323.2
3) Not sure20014.4
4) Disagree44331.8
5) Strongly disagree35225.3
Missing21 
TOTAL1392100.0
105) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: The Devil (Satan) really exists. (AGDEVIL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29721.4
2) Agree41029.6
3) Not sure23216.7
4) Disagree28820.8
5) Strongly disagree15911.5
Missing27 
TOTAL1386100.0
106) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus was born of a virgin. (AGBORN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree36726.4
2) Agree42830.8
3) Not sure30922.3
4) Disagree19213.8
5) Strongly disagree926.6
Missing25 
TOTAL1388100.0
107) Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following statement: Jesus will return to the earth some day. (AGRETRN)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree53838.6
2) Agree50636.4
3) Not sure22716.3
4) Disagree765.5
5) Strongly disagree453.2
Missing21 
TOTAL1392100.0
108) Do you consider yourself a "born-again" Christian? (BORNAGN)
TOTAL%
1) No51437.2
2) Yes77756.2
3) Not sure926.7
Missing30 
TOTAL1383100.0
109) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Supporting social action groups and ministries (PRISOCIA)
TOTAL%
1) Essential37828.3
2) Very important64148.0
3) Somewhat important30422.8
4) Not at all important120.9
Missing78 
TOTAL1335100.0
110) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Encouraging members to share their faith (PRISHARE)
TOTAL%
1) Essential47335.4
2) Very important68451.1
3) Somewhat important17012.7
4) Not at all important110.8
Missing75 
TOTAL1338100.0
111) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Providing aid and services to people in need (PRIAID)
TOTAL%
1) Essential57242.7
2) Very important68250.9
3) Somewhat important836.2
4) Not at all important20.1
Missing74 
TOTAL1339100.0
112) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Helping members resist the temptations of the world (PRITEPMT)
TOTAL%
1) Essential27920.9
2) Very important62346.6
3) Somewhat important40330.1
4) Not at all important332.5
Missing75 
TOTAL1338100.0
113) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - An active evangelism program, inviting the unchurched to attend (PRIEVANG)
TOTAL%
1) Essential36126.9
2) Very important62646.7
3) Somewhat important32023.9
4) Not at all important332.5
Missing73 
TOTAL1340100.0
114) When you think of priorities for your congregation's activities in the community, how important is the following to you? - Preparing people for a world to come, where the cares of this world will be absent (PRIWORLD)
TOTAL%
1) Essential1148.6
2) Very important25018.8
3) Somewhat important49337.0
4) Not at all important47535.7
Missing81 
TOTAL1332100.0
115) What is your sex? (GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female29220.7
2) Male111679.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
116) What is your present age? (AGE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL138750.12510
117) Which of the following categories below most closely describes the place in which you currently live? (CURLIVE)
TOTAL%
1) In open country, but not on a farm1097.8
2) On a farm80.6
3) In a small city or town (under 50,000)43331.1
4) In a medium-size city (50,000-250,000)20114.4
5) In a suburb near a medium-size city1057.5
6) In a large city (over 250,000)21715.6
7) In a suburb near a large city32123.0
Missing19 
TOTAL1394100.0
118) What is your present marital status? (MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married122887.4
2) Not married17712.6
Missing8 
TOTAL1405100.0
119) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO RESPONDED THAT THEY ARE NOT CURRENTLY MARRIED: If not currently married, have you ever been married? (EVERMARR)
TOTAL%
1) No, never married8348.3
2) Yes, am now widowed1810.5
3) Yes, am now divorced6638.4
4) Yes, am both widowed and divorced52.9
Missing1241 
TOTAL172100.0
120) If you are now married or have ever been married in the past: How old were you when you first married? (If married more than once, answer in terms of your first marriage.) (AGEMARR)
TOTAL%
12) 10.1
14) 10.1
16) 30.2
17) 40.3
18) 110.9
19) 292.3
20) 685.3
21) 18514.5
22) 15512.1
23) 17914.0
24) 14511.3
25) 1128.8
26) 1048.1
27) 645.0
28) 493.8
29) 312.4
30) 393.0
31) 171.3
32) 201.6
33) 171.3
34) 120.9
35) 70.5
36) 60.5
37) 30.2
38) 20.2
39) 40.3
40) 30.2
41) 10.1
42) 10.1
44) 20.2
47) 20.2
49) 10.1
50) 10.1
72) 10.1
Missing133 
TOTAL1280100.0
121) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO RESPONDEND THAT THEY ARE CURRENTLY MARRIED: If currently married: Have you had a previous marriage (or marriages)? (PREVMARG)
TOTAL%
1) No98880.6
2) Yes, was widowed141.1
3) Yes, was divorced22118.0
4) Yes, was both widowed and divorced30.2
Missing187 
TOTAL1226100.0
122) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL1)
TOTAL%
1) Employed full-time58147.4
2) Employed part-time27822.7
3) Self-employed766.2
4) Unemployed453.7
5) Retired695.6
6) Full-time homemaker15512.7
7) Student131.1
8) Other80.7
Missing188 
TOTAL1225100.0
123) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Please indicate the employment status of your spouse. (SPSEMPL2)
TOTAL%
2) Employed part-time32.3
3) Self-employed3526.9
4) Unemployed43.1
5) Retired96.9
6) Full-time homemaker4433.8
7) Student2418.5
8) Other118.5
Missing1283 
TOTAL130100.0
124) 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
TOTAL94637.16415
125) 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) Baptist13911.5
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)302.5
3) Episcopalian473.9
4) Friends (Quakers)20.2
5) Lutheran715.9
6) Methodist14211.8
7) Presbyterian49641.1
8) Reformed231.9
9) Roman Catholic947.8
10) United Church of Christ373.1
11) None322.6
12) Other957.9
Missing205 
TOTAL1208100.0
126) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Please indicate your husband or wife's current religious affiliation. (SPSCURNT)
TOTAL%
1) Baptist70.6
2) Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)30.3
3) Episcopalian121.0
4) Friends (Quakers)20.2
5) Lutheran60.5
6) Methodist141.2
7) Presbyterian104290.5
8) Reformed40.3
9) Roman Catholic121.0
10) United Church of Christ80.7
11) None181.6
12) Other242.1
Missing261 
TOTAL1152100.0
127) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Overall, how often does your husband or wife attend Sunday worship services? (SPSSUN)
TOTAL%
1) Never60.5
2) Less than once a year40.3
3) Once or twice a year191.5
4) Several times a year413.3
5) Once a month302.4
6) Two to three times a month937.6
7) Nearly every week25720.9
8) Every week77763.3
Missing186 
TOTAL1227100.0
128) 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) Yes81471.4
2) No32628.6
Missing273 
TOTAL1140100.0
129) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ARE MARRIED: Is your husband or wife an ordained minister? (SPSORDND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes106786.7
2) No16313.3
Missing183 
TOTAL1230100.0
130) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE HUSBAND/WIFE IS AN ORDAINED MINISTER: Which statements below, if any, apply to his or her current call? (SPSCALL1)
TOTAL%
1) Is a co-pastor with me3120.4
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation4630.3
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly95.9
4) Serves in another PC(USA)-affiliated institution (e.g., college, seminary, retirement home)74.6
5) Serves in a pastoral position at a congregation of another denomination95.9
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination63.9
7) Has a secular job or position2214.5
8) Other2214.5
Missing1261 
TOTAL152100.0
131) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED AND WHOSE HUSBAND/WIFE IS AN ORDAINED MINISTER: Which statements below, if any, apply to his or her current call? (SPSCALL2)
TOTAL%
2) Serves in a pastoral position at another Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregation17.1
3) Is on the staff of a presbytery, synod, or the General Assembly214.3
6) Serves in a church-related non-parish ministry of another denomination17.1
7) Has a secular job or position428.6
8) Other642.9
Missing1399 
TOTAL14100.0
132) How many children do you have? (KIDS)
TOTAL%
0) None23617.0
1) One17212.4
2) Two52737.9
3) Three30722.1
4) Four1178.4
5) Five282.0
6) Six30.2
7) Seven10.1
Missing22 
TOTAL1391100.0
133) Do you have any legally adopted children? (ADPTKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No123588.4
2) Yes16211.6
Missing16 
TOTAL1397100.0
134) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE LEGALLY ADOPTED CHILDREN: How many legally adopted children do you have? (ADPTMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One9155.2
2) Two5533.3
3) Three148.5
4) Four31.8
6) Six21.2
Missing1248 
TOTAL165100.0
135) Do you have any stepchildren (that is, did your spouse already have children at the time of your marriage)? (STEPKIDS)
TOTAL%
1) No118287.9
2) Yes16312.1
Missing68 
TOTAL1345100.0
136) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT HAVE STEPCHILDREN: How many stepchildren do you have? (STEPMANY)
TOTAL%
1) One3320.0
2) Two8450.9
3) Three2716.4
4) Four148.5
5) Five53.0
6) Six21.2
Missing1248 
TOTAL165100.0
137) Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Independent, Republican, or other? (POLITAFF)
TOTAL%
1) Democrat82559.1
2) Independent23717.0
3) Republican31522.5
4) Other201.4
Missing16 
TOTAL1397100.0
138) Which of these terms best describes your usual stand on political issues? (POLITISS)
TOTAL%
1) Very conservative181.3
2) Conservative21715.5
3) Moderate56040.1
4) Liberal48134.5
5) Very liberal1208.6
Missing17 
TOTAL1396100.0
139) How many persons, including yourself, live in your household? (Do not count students who live elsewhere while they attend college or university.) (MEMHHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) I live alone14010.0
2) Two of us59742.5
3) Three of us23016.4
4) Four of us30221.5
5) Five of us1057.5
6) Six of us251.8
7) Seven or more of us50.4
8) Not applicable (I live in a dormitory, nursing home, or other institutional housing)10.1
Missing8 
TOTAL1405100.0
140) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged under six years? (HOLD6)
TOTAL%
0) None20153.0
1) One12432.7
2) Two4912.9
3) Three51.3
Missing1034 
TOTAL379100.0
141) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged six to twelve years? (HOLD612)
TOTAL%
0) None18837.8
1) One18336.8
2) Two10921.9
3) Three163.2
4) Four10.2
Missing916 
TOTAL497100.0
142) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged thirteen to seventeen years? (HOLD1317)
TOTAL%
0) None18236.8
1) One22745.9
2) Two8016.2
3) Three61.2
Missing918 
TOTAL495100.0
143) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged eighteen to twenty-four years? (HOLD1824)
TOTAL%
0) None19560.9
1) One10031.3
2) Two237.2
4) Four20.6
Missing1093 
TOTAL320100.0
144) Of the total number of persons, including yourself, in your household, how many are aged twenty-five and over? (HOLD25PL)
TOTAL%
0) None10.1
1) One16611.9
2) Two115082.6
3) Three604.3
4) Four130.9
5) Five10.1
6) Six10.1
Missing21 
TOTAL1392100.0
145) From the list below, select the choice which best describes all of the people in the household in which you live. (For example, a divorced man living with his child would check "2"; a woman living with her sister would check "7" or "8," depending on whether or not there are children in the household) (PLHHOLD)
TOTAL%
1) A single adult, living alone1349.6
2) A single parent, living with one or more children231.7
3) A married couple, no children in household55439.8
4) A married couple, living with one or more children62044.6
5) An unmarried couple, no children in household70.5
7) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with no children110.8
8) Another family arrangement (2 or more related adults), living with one or more children120.9
9) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), no children in household141.0
10) Roommates (2 or more unrelated adults), living with one or more children20.1
11) Some other arrangement141.0
Missing22 
TOTAL1391100.0
146) Is the home in which you currently live: (OWNHOME)
TOTAL%
1) Rented by you14010.0
2) Owned by you free and clear of mortgage1067.6
3) Owned by you with a mortgage86461.6
4) Owned by your congregation (i.e., a manse)26318.7
5) Other302.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1403100.0
147) Where did you live approximately five years ago, in October 1991? (LIVE5YRS)
TOTAL%
1) Same home I live in now66647.4
2) A different home, but in the same county14310.2
3) In a different county, but in the same state15711.2
4) In a different state43130.7
5) In a different country90.6
Missing7 
TOTAL1406100.0
148) Thinking now only about your immediate family (the persons in your household to whom you are related by blood or marriage), how many of them - including yourself - earned money from a job or employment during the last year? (FAMMONEY)
TOTAL%
0) None292.1
1) One34324.9
2) Two75855.0
3) Three15211.0
4) Four664.8
5) Five221.6
6) Six50.4
7) Seven20.1
Missing36 
TOTAL1377100.0
149) Which of these categories best describes your total family income from all sources, before taxes, during 1995? (If you live alone, or with non-relatives, answer in terms of your own personal income.) (FAMINCOM)
TOTAL%
1) Less than $10,00080.6
2) $10,000- $14,99970.5
3) $15,000- $19,999221.6
4) $20,000- $29,999916.5
5) $30,000- $39,99920414.6
6) $40,000- $49,99922215.8
7) $50,000- $59,99923116.5
8) $60,000- $69,99918913.5
9) $70,000- $79,9991399.9
10) $80,000- $89,999987.0
11) $90,000- $99,999624.4
12) $100,000- $124,999825.8
13) $125,000- $149,999171.2
14) $150,000 or more302.1
Missing11 
TOTAL1402100.0
150) What percent of your total family income in 1995 came from job- or employment-related earnings (as opposed to other sources of income, such as pensions, social security, or investments)? (PERJOB)
TOTAL%
1) 100% from earnings70350.1
2) 90-99% from earnings42830.5
3) 75-89% from earnings1248.8
4) 50-74% from earnings785.6
5) 25-49% from earnings231.6
6) 1-24% from earnings322.3
7) None from earnings161.1
Missing9 
TOTAL1404100.0
151) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: to your congregation, in regular giving (not including special offerings or contributions to a capital campaign)? (MONYCONG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL13302979.7912278
152) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: to your congregation, in giving to a special capital campaign, for example for a new or remodeled building, or for a new program for the church? (MONYCHR)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL839662.4271311
153) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and other family members in your household contribute to the following: to your congregation, in response to a special appeal for a ministry supported by the congregation, presbytery, or Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), including the denomination-wide special offerings--One Great Hour of Sharing, Witness, Peacemaking, and Christmas Joy? (MONYMINS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1169250.752339
154) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to all religious groups or religious causes outside the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (FAMRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) $024618.0
2) $1-$5019514.3
3) $51-$10016311.9
4) $101-$50035526.0
5) $501-$1,0001329.7
6) $1,001-$2,0001128.2
7) $2,001 or more16211.9
Missing48 
TOTAL1365100.0
155) During the last year, approximately how much money did you and your family contribute to non-religious charities, community organizations, or social causes? (FAMNONRL)
TOTAL%
1) $0483.5
2) $1-$5024017.5
3) $51-$10026519.3
4) $101-$50052638.3
5) $501-$1,00015811.5
6) $1,001-$2,000684.9
7) $2,001 or more705.1
Missing38 
TOTAL1375100.0
156) In what state were you born? If you were not born in the United States, in what country were you born? (BRNSTATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL136133.4418
157) In how many countries besides the United States have you lived? (CNTRYLIV)
TOTAL%
0) None101572.6
1) One24117.2
2) Two846.0
3) Three362.6
4) Four130.9
5) Five70.5
6) Six20.1
9) Nine10.1
Missing14 
TOTAL1399100.0
158) In how many states within the United States have you lived? (STATELIV)
TOTAL%
0) None80.6
1) 503.6
2) 17012.1
3) 24417.3
4) 28920.5
5) 25318.0
6) 18813.4
7) 936.6
8) 594.2
9) 261.8
10) 130.9
11) 70.5
12) 30.2
13) 10.1
16) 10.1
17) 10.1
30) 10.1
Missing6 
TOTAL1407100.0
159) What is your race or origin? (RACE1)
TOTAL%
1) White or Caucasian134195.6
2) Black or African-American201.4
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native20.1
4) Asian or Pacific Islander221.6
5) Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin100.7
6) Multiracial or biracial60.4
7) Some other race20.1
Missing10 
TOTAL1403100.0
160) What is your race or origin? (RACE2)
TOTAL%
3) Indian (American) or Alaska Native375.0
7) Some other race125.0
Missing1409 
TOTAL4100.0
161) Age group (AGEGROUP)
TOTAL%
1) Under 40 years old21515.5
2) 40-4946433.5
3) 50-5940028.8
4) 60-older30822.2
Missing26 
TOTAL1387100.0
162) Sample (SAMPLE)
TOTAL%
3) Pastors96168.3
4) Special clergy44731.7
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
163) Region of residence (REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast27519.6
2) Midwest37726.8
3) South53137.8
4) West22315.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1406100.0
164) Do you agree or disagree: Environmental issues are appropriate social concerns for the church. (CHRCHISS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely89463.4
2) Agree mostly41729.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree584.1
4) Disagree mostly292.1
5) Disagree completely90.6
6) Don't know20.1
Missing4 
TOTAL1409100.0
165) Do you agree or disagree: My congregation should become more involved in environmental issues. (INVLCONG)
TOTAL%
1) Agree completely49735.6
2) Agree mostly57341.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree24417.5
4) Disagree mostly634.5
5) Disagree completely130.9
6) Don't know80.6
Missing15 
TOTAL1398100.0
166) Were you aware (before receiving this survey) that the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has an office of Environmental Justice? (OFFJUSTC)
TOTAL%
1) No67047.6
2) Yes73952.4
Missing4 
TOTAL1409100.0
167) Before receiving this survey, were you aware that the General Assembly had approved a comprehensive policy statement on the environment ("Restoring Creation for Ecology and Justice") for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? (GAPOLICY)
TOTAL%
1) No47233.6
2) Yes93466.4
Missing7 
TOTAL1406100.0
168) Were you aware that in previous policy statements on the environment, the General Assembly has encouraged Presbyterians to have only two children per couple? (POL2KIDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, aware17312.3
2) No, not aware123287.7
Missing8 
TOTAL1405100.0
169) Were you aware that in previous policy statements on the environment, the General Assembly has supported protection and expansion of public wildlands? (POLLANDS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, aware68348.6
2) No, not aware72151.4
Missing9 
TOTAL1404100.0
170) Were you aware that in previous policy statements on the environment, the General Assembly has urged the U.S. to take the lead in reducing its emissions of "greenhouse gases"? (POLGASES)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, aware72751.9
2) No, not aware67448.1
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
171) How familiar are you with this resource produced by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? - "God's Earth Our Home" (education and worship resource packet) (FAMGEOH)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar443.1
2) Somewhat familiar40629.0
3) Not familiar at all95167.9
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
172) How familiar are you with this resource produced by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? - "Healing and Defending God's Creation: Hands On! Practical Ideas for Congregations" (FAMHDGC)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar745.3
2) Somewhat familiar31922.8
3) Not familiar at all100771.9
Missing13 
TOTAL1400100.0
173) How familiar are you with this resource produced by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)? - "Between the Flood and the Rainbow" (newsletter from the Office of Environmental Justice) (FAMFLOOD)
TOTAL%
1) Very familiar453.2
2) Somewhat familiar18513.2
3) Not familiar at all117083.6
Missing13 
TOTAL1400100.0
174) In the last year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) participated in a recycling program in your community? (CONGRECY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes93768.2
2) No32323.5
3) Not sure1138.2
Missing40 
TOTAL1373100.0
175) In the last year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) taken steps to reduce the amount of non-recyclable waste the congregation produces? (CONGRDCE)
TOTAL%
1) Yes70151.0
2) No49335.9
3) Not sure18013.1
Missing39 
TOTAL1374100.0
176) In the last year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) taken steps to reduce the energy consumption in church buildings? (CONGENRG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes97871.4
2) No24818.1
3) Not sure14310.4
Missing44 
TOTAL1369100.0
177) In the last year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) had a series of study sessions on environmental issues? (CONGSTDY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17312.6
2) No104576.3
3) Not sure15211.1
Missing43 
TOTAL1370100.0
178) In the last year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) been actively involved in a public policy debate concerning the environment? (CONGPLCY)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14410.5
2) No108479.1
3) Not sure14210.4
Missing43 
TOTAL1370100.0
179) In the last year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) heard a sermon that emphasized environmental issues during a Sunday worship service? (CONGSRMN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes54039.3
2) No67449.1
3) Not sure15911.6
Missing40 
TOTAL1373100.0
180) In the last year, has your congregation (as a whole, or any group in the congregation) had a special theme or emphasis related to environmental issues during a Sunday worship service? (CONGTHME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes37327.3
2) No84061.4
3) Not sure15511.3
Missing45 
TOTAL1368100.0
181) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED IN THE LAST YEAR THEIR CONGREGATION HAD A SPECIAL THEME OR EMPHASIS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES DURING A SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE: When did this special theme or emphasis related to environmental issues during a Sunday worship service occur? - On or around Earth Day (April 22) (EARTHDAY)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked120285.3
1) Checked20714.7
Missing4 
TOTAL1409100.0
182) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED IN THE LAST YEAR THEIR CONGREGATION HAD A SPECIAL THEME OR EMPHASIS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES DURING A SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE: When did this special theme or emphasis related to environmental issues during a Sunday worship service occur? - On or around Soil and Conservation Sunday (May) (SOILCONV)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked132695.7
1) Checked604.3
Missing27 
TOTAL1386100.0
183) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED IN THE LAST YEAR THEIR CONGREGATION HAD A SPECIAL THEME OR EMPHASIS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES DURING A SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE: When did this special theme or emphasis related to environmental issues during a Sunday worship service occur? - Environmental Sunday (ENVRNSUN)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked135496.6
1) Checked483.4
Missing11 
TOTAL1402100.0
184) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED IN THE LAST YEAR THEIR CONGREGATION HAD A SPECIAL THEME OR EMPHASIS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES DURING A SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE: When did this special theme or emphasis related to environmental issues during a Sunday worship service occur? - As part of an overall stewardship emphasis (STEWARD)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked116585.8
1) Checked19314.2
Missing55 
TOTAL1358100.0
185) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED IN THE LAST YEAR THEIR CONGREGATION HAD A SPECIAL THEME OR EMPHASIS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES DURING A SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE: When did this special theme or emphasis related to environmental issues during a Sunday worship service occur? - Other (EVNOTHER)
TOTAL%
0) Not checked130394.0
1) Checked836.0
Missing27 
TOTAL1386100.0
186) The following is an activity related to environmental issues. For this activity, indicate whether or not over the last year you or someone in your household: (1) has made a real effort to do it on a regular basis, (2) has done it from time to time when it's convenient, or (3) has not done it. - recycle items like newspapers, cans, bottles, etc. (YRRECYCL)
TOTAL%
1) Do on a regular basis124988.9
2) Do from time to time1107.8
3) Do not do282.0
4) Not available option181.3
Missing8 
TOTAL1405100.0
187) The following is an activity related to environmental issues. For this activity, indicate whether or not over the last year you or someone in your household: (1) has made a real effort to do it on a regular basis, (2) has done it from time to time when it's convenient, or (3) has not done it.- try to buy products made from, or packaged in, recycled material (YRBUYRE)
TOTAL%
1) Do on a regular basis59242.4
2) Do from time to time64346.1
3) Do not do15311.0
4) Not available option70.5
Missing18 
TOTAL1395100.0
188) The following is an activity related to environmental issues. For this activity, indicate whether or not over the last year you or someone in your household: (1) has made a real effort to do it on a regular basis, (2) has done it from time to time when it's convenient, or (3) has not done it. - cut down on the use of automobiles by using public transportation, car pooling, bicycling, etc. (YRAUTOS)
TOTAL%
1) Do on a regular basis18213.0
2) Do from time to time42230.2
3) Do not do55339.6
4) Not available option24017.2
Missing16 
TOTAL1397100.0
189) The following is an activity related to environmental issues. For this activity, indicate whether or not over the last year you or someone in your household: (1) has made a real effort to do it on a regular basis, (2) has done it from time to time when it's convenient, or (3) has not done it. - write letters to politicians expressing opinions on environmental issues (YRLETTRS)
TOTAL%
1) Do on a regular basis453.2
2) Do from time to time30121.5
3) Do not do105074.9
4) Not available option50.4
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
190) The following is an activity related to environmental issues. For this activity, indicate whether or not over the last year you or someone in your household: (1) has made a real effort to do it on a regular basis, (2) has done it from time to time when it's convenient, or (3) has not done it. - volunteer time to an organization or program primarily concerned with environmental issues (YRVOLENV)
TOTAL%
1) Do on a regular basis644.6
2) Do from time to time23216.6
3) Do not do107476.7
4) Not available option302.1
Missing13 
TOTAL1400100.0
191) The following is an activity related to environmental issues. For this activity, indicate whether or not over the last year you or someone in your household: (1) has made a real effort to do it on a regular basis, (2) has done it from time to time when it's convenient, or (3) has not done it. - take steps to reduce the amount of items your household puts into the waste system (YRHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) Do on a regular basis68749.0
2) Do from time to time53137.8
3) Do not do17812.7
4) Not available option70.5
Missing10 
TOTAL1403100.0
192) The following is an activity related to environmental issues. For this activity, indicate whether or not over the last year you or someone in your household: (1) has made a real effort to do it on a regular basis, (2) has done it from time to time when it's convenient, or (3) has not done it. - vote for or against a candidate for public office because of that candidate's stand on environmental issues. (YRVOTE)
TOTAL%
1) Do on a regular basis36426.0
2) Do from time to time55239.4
3) Do not do43330.9
4) Not available option523.7
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
193) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - agricultural runoff (of pesticides, herbicides, etc.) (ENVAGRUN)
TOTAL%
1) Do on a regular basis71152.0
2) Do from time to time56841.6
3) Do not do282.0
4) Not available option604.4
Missing46 
TOTAL1367100.0
194) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - air pollution (ENVAIR)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious98471.9
2) No more serious than others36326.5
3) One of the least serious100.7
4) Don't know110.8
Missing45 
TOTAL1368100.0
195) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - climate change (global warming through the "greenhouse effect") (ENVCLIMT)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious64046.8
2) No more serious than others49436.1
3) One of the least serious14410.5
4) Don't know906.6
Missing45 
TOTAL1368100.0
196) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - consumer demand for more material goods in the U.S. and other wealthy nations (ENVDMAND)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious72552.8
2) No more serious than others49836.3
3) One of the least serious1128.2
4) Don't know372.7
Missing41 
TOTAL1372100.0
197) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - consumption of oil, gas, and other nonrenewable resources (ENVCNSMP)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious66748.9
2) No more serious than others61545.1
3) One of the least serious624.5
4) Don't know191.4
Missing50 
TOTAL1363100.0
198) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - destruction of natural areas and wildlife habitats from human encroachment (ENVDSTRC)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious79458.1
2) No more serious than others50637.0
3) One of the least serious433.1
4) Don't know231.7
Missing47 
TOTAL1366100.0
199) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - destruction of rain forests (ENVRAINF)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious95069.2
2) No more serious than others37227.1
3) One of the least serious272.0
4) Don't know241.7
Missing40 
TOTAL1373100.0
200) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - destruction of swamps and wetlands (ENVSWAMP)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious65948.2
2) No more serious than others61444.9
3) One of the least serious674.9
4) Don't know261.9
Missing47 
TOTAL1366100.0
201) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - destruction of the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere (ENVOZONE)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious79858.4
2) No more serious than others42831.3
3) One of the least serious805.9
4) Don't know614.5
Missing46 
TOTAL1367100.0
202) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - environmental contamination from chemical waste disposal (ENVCHEM)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious70651.6
2) No more serious than others59943.8
3) One of the least serious332.4
4) Don't know312.3
Missing44 
TOTAL1369100.0
203) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - environmental contamination from nuclear waste disposal (ENVNUCLR)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious60143.9
2) No more serious than others58442.7
3) One of the least serious1329.6
4) Don't know523.8
Missing44 
TOTAL1369100.0
204) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - environmental contamination from disposal of household waste in landfills (ENVHOUSE)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious27820.4
2) No more serious than others83861.4
3) One of the least serious21015.4
4) Don't know382.8
Missing49 
TOTAL1364100.0
205) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - loss of species through extinction (ENVEXTNC)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious46133.8
2) No more serious than others62545.9
3) One of the least serious22716.7
4) Don't know493.6
Missing51 
TOTAL1362100.0
206) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - methane gas emissions from animal "residues" (ENVGAS)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious685.0
2) No more serious than others54840.2
3) One of the least serious59743.8
4) Don't know14910.9
Missing51 
TOTAL1362100.0
207) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - oil spillage from tankers and pipelines in lakes, rivers, oceans (ENVOIL)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious44132.3
2) No more serious than others74054.2
3) One of the least serious15711.5
4) Don't know282.0
Missing47 
TOTAL1366100.0
208) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - pesticide residues on food eaten by humans (ENVFOOD)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious39328.9
2) No more serious than others70351.7
3) One of the least serious20815.3
4) Don't know564.1
Missing53 
TOTAL1360100.0
209) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - radiation from nuclear power plants (ENVRADTN)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious30322.2
2) No more serious than others59543.6
3) One of the least serious39028.6
4) Don't know765.6
Missing49 
TOTAL1364100.0
210) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - rapid population growth in poor countries (ENVPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious63246.1
2) No more serious than others59143.1
3) One of the least serious1168.5
4) Don't know312.3
Missing43 
TOTAL1370100.0
211) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - rapid population growth in general (ENVGEN)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious59643.9
2) No more serious than others59043.4
3) One of the least serious14010.3
4) Don't know332.4
Missing54 
TOTAL1359100.0
212) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - release of radon gas and other naturally-occurring radiation (ENVRADON)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious926.7
2) No more serious than others64046.8
3) One of the least serious51237.5
4) Don't know1239.0
Missing46 
TOTAL1367100.0
213) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - soil erosion (ENVSOIL)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious34125.0
2) No more serious than others80959.3
3) One of the least serious16512.1
4) Don't know503.7
Missing48 
TOTAL1365100.0
214) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - strip mining of coal, iron, copper, etc. (ENVMNING)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious25919.0
2) No more serious than others86363.3
3) One of the least serious18513.6
4) Don't know574.2
Missing49 
TOTAL1364100.0
215) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - too many people living in the small spaces of large cities (ENVPEOPL)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious29621.8
2) No more serious than others68750.5
3) One of the least serious32423.8
4) Don't know533.9
Missing53 
TOTAL1360100.0
216) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - use of chemical weed and bug killers in residential areas (ENVKLLRS)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious22616.5
2) No more serious than others75955.4
3) One of the least serious33124.2
4) Don't know543.9
Missing43 
TOTAL1370100.0
217) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - water pollution from disposal of waste products by manufacturing plants (ENVMANUF)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious67849.5
2) No more serious than others60143.9
3) One of the least serious564.1
4) Don't know342.5
Missing44 
TOTAL1369100.0
218) The term "environmental problems" covers many specific topics. The following is something environmentalists have said is a problem for us. For this item, please indicate whether you think it is, in your opinion, one of our most serious environmental problems, or no more serious than other environmental problems, or one of our least serious environmental problems. - water pollution caused by seepage from homes and offices (ENVHOMES)
TOTAL%
1) One of the most serious21815.9
2) No more serious than others75254.9
3) One of the least serious31923.3
4) Don't know826.0
Missing42 
TOTAL1371100.0
219) How willing would you be to pay much higher prices to protect the environment? (WILPRICE)
TOTAL%
1) Very willing30822.5
2) Fairly willing72452.8
3) Neither willing nor unwilling18213.3
4) Not very willing1299.4
5) Not at all willing282.0
Missing42 
TOTAL1371100.0
220) How willing would you be to pay much higher taxes to protect the environment? (WILTAX)
TOTAL%
1) Very willing24618.0
2) Fairly willing58842.9
3) Neither willing nor unwilling23417.1
4) Not very willing22216.2
5) Not at all willing805.8
Missing43 
TOTAL1370100.0
221) How willing would you be to accept cuts in your standard of living to protect the environment? (WILSOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very willing35125.5
2) Fairly willing70451.2
3) Neither willing nor unwilling20014.6
4) Not very willing967.0
5) Not at all willing231.7
Missing39 
TOTAL1374100.0
222) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - Ducks Unlimited (ORGDUCKS)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time272.0
2) Most of the time21115.6
3) Some of the time27220.1
4) Never312.3
5) Not familiar with organization81260.0
Missing60 
TOTAL1353100.0
223) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - Earth First (ORGE1ST)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time161.2
2) Most of the time14110.4
3) Some of the time22116.3
4) Never564.1
5) Not familiar with organization91967.9
Missing60 
TOTAL1353100.0
224) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - Environmental Defense Fund (ORGEDFND)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time604.4
2) Most of the time24317.9
3) Some of the time26119.2
4) Never483.5
5) Not familiar with organization74554.9
Missing56 
TOTAL1357100.0
225) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - Global Climate Coalition (ORGGCC)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time392.9
2) Most of the time896.6
3) Some of the time1319.7
4) Never503.7
5) Not familiar with organization104177.1
Missing63 
TOTAL1350100.0
226) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - Greenpeace (ORGGRNPC)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time755.5
2) Most of the time40529.7
3) Some of the time66048.4
4) Never1007.3
5) Not familiar with organization1259.2
Missing48 
TOTAL1365100.0
227) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - Humane Society of America (ORGHSAM)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time14610.8
2) Most of the time51638.1
3) Some of the time40730.0
4) Never292.1
5) Not familiar with organization25819.0
Missing57 
TOTAL1356100.0
228) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - Izaac Walton League (ORGIWL)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time362.7
2) Most of the time14610.9
3) Some of the time15911.9
4) Never231.7
5) Not familiar with organization97472.8
Missing75 
TOTAL1338100.0
229) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - National Audubon Society (ORGNASOC)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time21615.9
2) Most of the time63846.8
3) Some of the time36726.9
4) Never90.7
5) Not familiar with organization1329.7
Missing51 
TOTAL1362100.0
230) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - National Wetlands Coalition (ORGNWC)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time1057.7
2) Most of the time36827.1
3) Some of the time25318.6
4) Never302.2
5) Not familiar with organization60144.3
Missing56 
TOTAL1357100.0
231) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - The Nature Conservancy (ORGNCONS)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time19914.6
2) Most of the time40729.9
3) Some of the time23016.9
4) Never191.4
5) Not familiar with organization50637.2
Missing52 
TOTAL1361100.0
232) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - Sierra Club (ORGSIERA)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time17112.5
2) Most of the time55440.6
3) Some of the time44532.6
4) Never513.7
5) Not familiar with organization14410.5
Missing48 
TOTAL1365100.0
233) The following is an organization that works with environmental issues. For this organization, please indicate to the best of your knowledge the extent to which its views match those of your own. - World Wildlife Fund (ORGWWFND)
TOTAL%
1) All of the time14110.4
2) Most of the time38528.3
3) Some of the time27920.5
4) Never261.9
5) Not familiar with organization52938.9
Missing53 
TOTAL1360100.0
234) Are you a member of any group whose main aim is to preserve or protect the environment? (MEMBRGRP)
TOTAL%
1) No103977.4
2) Yes30422.6
Missing70 
TOTAL1343100.0
235) In your opinion, does the following term or phrase describe you or not? - conservationist (OPCONSRV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely34425.2
2) Yes, probably73453.8
3) Not sure14310.5
4) No, probably not1188.7
5) No, definitely not251.8
Missing49 
TOTAL1364100.0
236) In your opinion, does the following term or phrase describe you or not? - eco-feminist (OPECOFEM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely493.6
2) Yes, probably1289.5
3) Not sure27920.7
4) No, probably not33424.8
5) No, definitely not55841.4
Missing65 
TOTAL1348100.0
237) In your opinion, does the following term or phrase describe you or not? - environmental activist (OPENVACT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely433.2
2) Yes, probably20315.0
3) Not sure18813.9
4) No, probably not64547.6
5) No, definitely not27520.3
Missing59 
TOTAL1354100.0
238) In your opinion, does the following term or phrase describe you or not? - environmentalist (OPENVIST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely26219.2
2) Yes, probably67449.3
3) Not sure19314.1
4) No, probably not16912.4
5) No, definitely not695.0
Missing46 
TOTAL1367100.0
239) In your opinion, does the following term or phrase describe you or not?- naturalist (OPNATLST)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely17112.5
2) Yes, probably50236.7
3) Not sure34425.2
4) No, probably not28520.9
5) No, definitely not644.7
Missing47 
TOTAL1366100.0
240) In your opinion, does the following term or phrase describe you or not? - preservationist (OPPRESRV)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely15311.2
2) Yes, probably60544.2
3) Not sure36726.8
4) No, probably not19614.3
5) No, definitely not473.4
Missing45 
TOTAL1368100.0
241) In your opinion, does the following term or phrase describe you or not? - steward of God's creation (OPSTEWRD)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely85862.3
2) Yes, probably47234.3
3) Not sure322.3
4) No, probably not141.0
5) No, definitely not10.1
Missing36 
TOTAL1377100.0
242) In your opinion, does the following term or phrase describe you or not? - supporter of animal rights (OPANIMRT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, definitely14310.4
2) Yes, probably43031.4
3) Not sure27820.3
4) No, probably not39829.1
5) No, definitely not1218.8
Missing43 
TOTAL1370100.0
243) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - bicycling (ACTBCYCL)
TOTAL%
1) Never53338.4
2) Once or twice32123.1
3) Three or four times15611.2
4) Five or more times37827.2
Missing25 
TOTAL1388100.0
244) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - bird watching (ACTBIRD)
TOTAL%
1) Never43031.1
2) Once or twice34024.6
3) Three or four times17612.7
4) Five or more times43531.5
Missing32 
TOTAL1381100.0
245) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - boating/canoeing/sailing (ACTBOAT)
TOTAL%
1) Never52037.4
2) Once or twice47834.4
3) Three or four times19113.7
4) Five or more times20114.5
Missing23 
TOTAL1390100.0
246) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - camping (ACTCAMP)
TOTAL%
1) Never72452.2
2) Once or twice39428.4
3) Three or four times1339.6
4) Five or more times1359.7
Missing27 
TOTAL1386100.0
247) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - fishing (ACTFISH)
TOTAL%
1) Never89064.2
2) Once or twice28220.3
3) Three or four times775.6
4) Five or more times1389.9
Missing26 
TOTAL1387100.0
248) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - gardening/yard work (ACTYARD)
TOTAL%
1) Never634.5
2) Once or twice916.5
3) Three or four times1248.9
4) Five or more times111380.0
Missing22 
TOTAL1391100.0
249) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - hiking/backpacking (ACTHIKNG)
TOTAL%
1) Never47534.2
2) Once or twice35125.3
3) Three or four times23717.1
4) Five or more times32423.4
Missing26 
TOTAL1387100.0
250) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - walking/running/jogging (ACTWALK)
TOTAL%
1) Never463.3
2) Once or twice725.1
3) Three or four times1007.1
4) Five or more times118184.4
Missing14 
TOTAL1399100.0
251) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - skiing/ice skating (ACTSKI)
TOTAL%
1) Never98971.4
2) Once or twice22316.1
3) Three or four times715.1
4) Five or more times1027.4
Missing28 
TOTAL1385100.0
252) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - water sports (swimming, boating, water skiing, canoeing, etc.) (ACTWATER)
TOTAL%
1) Never31923.1
2) Once or twice26219.0
3) Three or four times23617.1
4) Five or more times56240.8
Missing34 
TOTAL1379100.0
253) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - visiting a local/city/county park (ACTLCLPK)
TOTAL%
1) Never604.4
2) Once or twice20915.2
3) Three or four times32423.5
4) Five or more times78557.0
Missing35 
TOTAL1378100.0
254) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - visiting a national park (ACTNTLPK)
TOTAL%
1) Never40028.9
2) Once or twice57541.5
3) Three or four times21115.2
4) Five or more times19814.3
Missing29 
TOTAL1384100.0
255) In the last year, about how often have you taken part in the following outdoor activity? - visiting a state park (ACTSTPK)
TOTAL%
1) Never15412.5
2) Once or twice50340.8
3) Three or four times31125.2
4) Five or more times26421.4
Missing181 
TOTAL1232100.0
256) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - We believe too often in science and technology, and not enough in feelings and faith. (AGSCINCE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20014.3
2) Agree56040.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree41629.8
4) Disagree17312.4
5) Strongly disagree453.2
Missing19 
TOTAL1394100.0
257) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Any change humans cause in nature -no matter how scientific- is likely to make things worse. (AGNATR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree251.8
2) Agree15210.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree42630.4
4) Disagree67648.3
5) Strongly disagree1228.7
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
258) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - New technologies will surely come along to solve environmental problems before they get out of hand. (AGTECH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree110.8
2) Agree17012.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree37326.7
4) Disagree71551.1
5) Strongly disagree1299.2
Missing15 
TOTAL1398100.0
259) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - We worry too much about the future of the environment, and not enough about prices and jobs today. (AGTODAY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree191.4
2) Agree694.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree22015.8
4) Disagree77155.3
5) Strongly disagree31622.7
Missing18 
TOTAL1395100.0
260) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Almost everything we do in modern life harms the environment. (AGHARMS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree412.9
2) Agree33123.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree36125.8
4) Disagree60443.2
5) Strongly disagree614.4
Missing15 
TOTAL1398100.0
261) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - No new nuclear energy reactors should be built until a permanent solution for disposing of radioactive waste has been devised. (AGNUCLR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree40228.7
2) Agree50736.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree22115.8
4) Disagree21315.2
5) Strongly disagree564.0
Missing14 
TOTAL1399100.0
262) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - As creatures made by God, animals have inherent value in God's sight. (AGANIMLS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree45832.9
2) Agree74853.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1238.8
4) Disagree533.8
5) Strongly disagree120.9
Missing19 
TOTAL1394100.0
263) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Animals should have the same moral rights that human beings do. (AGANMORL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree614.4
2) Agree18012.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree29120.9
4) Disagree57241.0
5) Strongly disagree29020.8
Missing19 
TOTAL1394100.0
264) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Human beings developed from earlier species of animals. (AGSPCIES)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree29921.4
2) Agree41029.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree29921.4
4) Disagree17512.5
5) Strongly disagree21215.2
Missing18 
TOTAL1395100.0
265) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Humans should respect nature because it was created by God. (AGNTRGOD)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree97870.0
2) Agree39528.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree171.2
4) Disagree40.3
5) Strongly disagree40.3
Missing15 
TOTAL1398100.0
266) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - People worry too much about human progress harming the environment. (AGPRGRSS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree201.4
2) Agree1218.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree22015.7
4) Disagree75253.7
5) Strongly disagree28820.6
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
267) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Nature would be at peace and in harmony if only human beings would leave it alone. (AGPEACE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree282.0
2) Agree1329.4
3) Neither agree nor disagree40028.6
4) Disagree68849.2
5) Strongly disagree15110.8
Missing14 
TOTAL1399100.0
268) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - It is right to use animals for medical testing if it might save human lives. (AGMEDTST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree22115.8
2) Agree81157.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree25918.5
4) Disagree886.3
5) Strongly disagree221.6
Missing12 
TOTAL1401100.0
269) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Nature is really a fierce struggle for survival of the fittest. (AGFITEST)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree926.7
2) Agree58042.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree41430.4
4) Disagree24818.2
5) Strongly disagree302.2
Missing49 
TOTAL1364100.0
270) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Economic growth always harms the environment. (AGGROWTH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree141.0
2) Agree15811.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree36826.9
4) Disagree76455.8
5) Strongly disagree664.8
Missing43 
TOTAL1370100.0
271) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - First come economic security and well-being, then we can worry about environmental problems. (AGENV2ND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree171.2
2) Agree533.9
3) Neither agree nor disagree20414.9
4) Disagree89765.4
5) Strongly disagree20014.6
Missing42 
TOTAL1371100.0
272) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - To improve the standard of living for people everywhere, those of us in wealthy countries need to simplify our lifestyles. (AGIMPSOL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree40929.9
2) Agree69951.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree14010.2
4) Disagree997.2
5) Strongly disagree221.6
Missing44 
TOTAL1369100.0
273) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - The high birth rate in poor countries is more of a problem for the environment than the industrial pollution in wealthy countries. (AGBIRTHS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree433.1
2) Agree15911.6
3) Neither agree nor disagree37027.1
4) Disagree62445.6
5) Strongly disagree17112.5
Missing46 
TOTAL1367100.0
274) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - One thing I enjoy most in life is going someplace like the woods, mountains, or the ocean to be surrounded by nature. (AGWOODS)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree64947.3
2) Agree57742.1
3) Neither agree nor disagree1027.4
4) Disagree413.0
5) Strongly disagree20.1
Missing42 
TOTAL1371100.0
275) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Setting aside more land for parks and wilderness should be a national priority. (AGMRLAND)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree37527.4
2) Agree64647.2
3) Neither agree nor disagree27820.3
4) Disagree634.6
5) Strongly disagree70.5
Missing44 
TOTAL1369100.0
276) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - Nature is far more beautiful than things made by humankind. (AGBEAUTY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree31322.8
2) Agree43631.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree44532.5
4) Disagree15711.5
5) Strongly disagree201.5
Missing42 
TOTAL1371100.0
277) To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement? - I often feel the presence of God when I am out in nature. (AGGODNTR)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree63546.4
2) Agree59843.7
3) Neither agree nor disagree1128.2
4) Disagree211.5
5) Strongly disagree30.2
Missing44 
TOTAL1369100.0
278) Please choose the statement that is closest to your views. (YOURVIEW)
TOTAL%
1) Nature is sacred because it is created by God.96071.5
2) Nature is spiritual or sacred in itself.1047.7
3) Nature is important, but not spiritual or sacred.27820.7
Missing71 
TOTAL1342100.0
279) What is the highest level of education completed by you? - Less than eight years of formal education (EDUCLS8)
TOTAL%
1) Checked2100.0
Missing1411 
TOTAL2100.0
280) What is the highest level of education completed by you? - Completed eighth grade (EDUC8)
TOTAL%
1) Checked3100.0
Missing1410 
TOTAL3100.0
281) What is the highest level of education completed by you? - Some high school (EDUCSHS)
TOTAL%
1) Checked3100.0
Missing1410 
TOTAL3100.0
282) What is the highest level of education completed by you? - High School Diploma (EDUCHSGD)
TOTAL%
1) Checked4100.0
Missing1409 
TOTAL4100.0
283) What is the highest level of education completed by you? - Some college (EDUCSMCL)
TOTAL%
1) Checked5100.0
Missing1408 
TOTAL5100.0
284) What is the highest level of education completed by you? - Graduated from college (EDUCCLGD)
TOTAL%
1) Checked13100.0
Missing1400 
TOTAL13100.0
285) What is the highest level of education completed by you? - Some graduate work (EDUCSMGD)
TOTAL%
1) Checked9100.0
Missing1404 
TOTAL9100.0
286) What is the highest level of education completed by you? - Graduate degree (EDUCGRAD)
TOTAL%
1) Checked1365100.0
Missing48 
TOTAL1365100.0
287) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED. What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? - Less than eight years of formal education (SPEDLS8)
TOTAL%
2) Checked1100.0
Missing1412 
TOTAL1100.0
288) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED. What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? - Completed eighth grade (SPED8)
TOTAL%
2) Checked2100.0
Missing1411 
TOTAL2100.0
289) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED. What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? - Some high school (SPEDSMHS)
TOTAL%
2) Checked4100.0
Missing1409 
TOTAL4100.0
290) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED. What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? - High school diploma (SPEDHSGD)
TOTAL%
2) Checked43100.0
Missing1370 
TOTAL43100.0
291) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED. What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? - Some college (SPEDSMCL)
TOTAL%
2) Checked157100.0
Missing1256 
TOTAL157100.0
292) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED. What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? - Graduated from college (SPEDCLGD)
TOTAL%
2) Checked274100.0
Missing1139 
TOTAL274100.0
293) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED. What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? - Some graduate work (SPEDSMGD)
TOTAL%
2) Checked159100.0
Missing1254 
TOTAL159100.0
294) ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO ARE MARRIED. What is the highest level of education completed by your spouse? - Graduate Degree (SPEDGRAD)
TOTAL%
2) Checked557100.0
Missing856 
TOTAL557100.0
295) Of the environmental problems, which one do you think is the most serious environmental problem at the present time? (ENVRN1)
TOTAL%
1) Agricultural runoff (pesticides, herbicides, etc.)382.9
2) Air pollution16812.7
3) Climate change (global warming through the "greenhouse effect")16112.1
4) Consumer demand for material goods in the U.S. and other wealthy nations22517.0
5) Consumption of oil, gas, and other nonrenewable resources523.9
6) Destruction of natural areas and wildlife habitats from human encroachment473.5
7) Destruction of rain forests1279.6
8) Destruction of swamps and wetlands50.4
9) Destruction of the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere1108.3
10) Environmental contamination from chemical waste disposal544.1
11) Environmental contamination from nuclear waste disposal423.2
12) Environmental contamination from disposal of household waste in landfills70.5
13) Loss of species through extinction191.4
15) Oil spillage from tankers and pipelines in lakes, rivers, oceans50.4
16) Pesticide residues on food eaten by humans141.1
17) Radiation from nuclear power plants70.5
18) Rapid population growth in poor countries433.2
19) Rapid population growth in general1299.7
20) Release of radon gas and other naturally-occurring radiation20.2
21) Soil erosion60.5
22) Strip mining of coal, iron, copper, etc.50.4
23) Too many people living in the small spaces of large cities100.8
24) Use of chemical weed and bug killers in residential areas40.3
25) Water pollution from disposal of waste products by manufacturing plants443.3
26) Water pollution caused by seepage from homes and offices20.2
Missing87 
TOTAL1326100.0
296) Of the environmental problems, which one would you rate second in importance as a serious problem for the environment? (ENVRN2)
TOTAL%
1) Agricultural runoff (pesticides, herbicides, etc.)574.3
2) Air pollution15812.0
3) Climate change (global warming through the "greenhouse effect")1108.3
4) Consumer demand for material goods in the U.S. and other wealthy nations1068.0
5) Consumption of oil, gas, and other nonrenewable resources896.7
6) Destruction of natural areas and wildlife habitats from human encroachment856.4
7) Destruction of rain forests1259.5
8) Destruction of swamps and wetlands241.8
9) Destruction of the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere1007.6
10) Environmental contamination from chemical waste disposal665.0
11) Environmental contamination from nuclear waste disposal393.0
12) Environmental contamination from disposal of household waste in landfills151.1
13) Loss of species through extinction241.8
14) Methane gas emissions from animal "residues"30.2
15) Oil spillage from tankers and pipelines in lakes, rivers, oceans181.4
16) Pesticide residues on food eaten by humans171.3
17) Radiation from nuclear power plants100.8
18) Rapid population growth in poor countries685.1
19) Rapid population growth in general836.3
20) Release of radon gas and other naturally-occurring radiation10.1
21) Soil erosion221.7
22) Strip mining of coal, iron, copper, etc.70.5
23) Too many people living in the small spaces of large cities211.6
24) Use of chemical weed and bug killers in residential areas70.5
25) Water pollution from disposal of waste products by manufacturing plants584.4
26) Water pollution caused by seepage from homes and offices90.7
Missing91 
TOTAL1322100.0
297) Of the environmental problems, which one would you rank third in importance as a serious environmental problem? (ENVRN3)
TOTAL%
1) Agricultural runoff (pesticides, herbicides, etc.)463.5
2) Air pollution1148.7
3) Climate change (global warming through the "greenhouse effect")745.7
4) Consumer demand for material goods in the U.S. and other wealthy nations906.9
5) Consumption of oil, gas, and other nonrenewable resources876.7
6) Destruction of natural areas and wildlife habitats from human encroachment917.0
7) Destruction of rain forests13510.3
8) Destruction of swamps and wetlands312.4
9) Destruction of the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere856.5
10) Environmental contamination from chemical waste disposal644.9
11) Environmental contamination from nuclear waste disposal473.6
12) Environmental contamination from disposal of household waste in landfills251.9
13) Loss of species through extinction443.4
14) Methane gas emissions from animal "residues"20.2
15) Oil spillage from tankers and pipelines in lakes, rivers, oceans302.3
16) Pesticide residues on food eaten by humans272.1
17) Radiation from nuclear power plants131.0
18) Rapid population growth in poor countries443.4
19) Rapid population growth in general826.3
20) Release of radon gas and other naturally-occurring radiation30.2
21) Soil erosion272.1
22) Strip mining of coal, iron, copper, etc.100.8
23) Too many people living in the small spaces of large cities403.1
24) Use of chemical weed and bug killers in residential areas50.4
25) Water pollution from disposal of waste products by manufacturing plants846.4
26) Water pollution caused by seepage from homes and offices80.6
Missing105 
TOTAL1308100.0
298) I-GENDER: What is your sex? (for use with online analysis) (I-GENDER)
TOTAL%
1) Female29220.7
2) Male111679.3
Missing5 
TOTAL1408100.0
299) I-MARITAL: What is your present marital status? (for use with online analysis) (I-MARITAL)
TOTAL%
1) Married122887.4
2) Not married17712.6
Missing8 
TOTAL1405100.0
300) I-REGION: Region of residence (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Northeast27519.6
2) Midwest37726.8
3) South53137.8
4) West22315.9
Missing7 
TOTAL1406100.0
301) 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) Democrat82559.1
2) Independent23717.0
3) Republican31522.5
4) Other201.4
Missing16 
TOTAL1397100.0
302) 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) <20K372.6
1) 20K-49,99951736.9
2) 50K-99,99971951.3
3) 100K+1299.2
Missing11 
TOTAL1402100.0
303) I-AGE: What is your present age? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-AGE)
TOTAL%
0) <4021515.5
1) 40-4946433.5
2) 50-6461044.0
3) 65+987.1
Missing26 
TOTAL1387100.0
304) I-RACE1: What is your race or origin? (recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RACE1)
TOTAL%
0) White134195.6
1) Black201.4
2) Asian221.6
3) Hispanic100.7
4) Other100.7
Missing10 
TOTAL1403100.0