Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

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(Percentages are weighted by NWWEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Next I would like to talk with you about volunteer activity. By volunteer activity, I mean not just belonging to an organization, but actually spending your time helping without being paid for it. In the past year have you volunteered your time to any church or religious group?
  1) Yes, volunteered
  2) No, did not volunteer
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, volunteered 30.3% 30.3%
No, did not volunteer 68.8% 99.1%
Don't know .3% 99.4%
Refused .6% 100%
Total N = 4016

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes, volunteered 26.8% 31.2% 34.5% 31.1% 28.1% 30.5%
No, did not volunteer 73.0% 68.7% 65.4% 68.7% 70.0% 69.2%
Don't know 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 1.9% 0.3%
Refused 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3893


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes, volunteered 32.5% 26.3% 25.9% 35.5% 28.0% 30.5%
No, did not volunteer 67.4% 73.7% 71.3% 64.5% 71.8% 69.2%
Don't know 0.1% 0.0% 2.8% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3910


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast North Central South West TOTAL
Yes, volunteered 26.6% 44.1% 32.7% 26.8% 30.3%
No, did not volunteer 71.9% 55.9% 66.7% 72.1% 68.8%
Don't know 0.5% 0.0% 0.1% 0.5% 0.3%
Refused 1.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.7% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, volunteered 28.2% 32.6% 30.3%
No, did not volunteer 70.8% 66.6% 68.8%
Don't know 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Refused 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
4016


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school grad or GED Business, technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no 4-year degree College graduate, post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Yes, volunteered 25.7% 31.3% 36.8% 35.2% 36.0% 30.4%
No, did not volunteer 73.7% 68.7% 63.2% 64.8% 63.5% 69.3%
Don't know 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3837



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