Muslim American Survey, 2007

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QE10_1

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

Is giving charity, or zakat very important to you, somewhat important, not too important, or not all important?
  1) Very important
  2) Somewhat important
  3) Not too important
  4) Not at all important

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very important 78% 78%
Somewhat important 14.2% 92.2%
Not too important 2.8% 95%
Not at all important 5% 100%
Total N = 1033

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

High school graduate or less Some college, no 4-year degree (including AA degree) or Technical, trade, or vocational school College graduate (BS, BA, or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g.,toward a master's Degree or Ph.D., law or medical school) TOTAL
Very important 79.2% 75.6% 80.2% 75.5% 78.1%
Somewhat important 14.5% 14.9% 11.5% 18.0% 14.5%
Not too important 2.7% 3.5% 2.3% 2.9% 2.9%
Not at all important 3.6% 6.0% 6.0% 3.6% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1015


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian Other or mixed race TOTAL
Very important 78.2% 86.0% 77.4% 66.3% 78.1%
Somewhat important 14.0% 11.2% 12.8% 22.4% 14.4%
Not too important 2.0% 1.2% 6.2% 3.5% 2.9%
Not at all important 5.8% 1.6% 3.6% 7.9% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1014


Region (I-REGION)

Northeast Midwest South West TOTAL
Very important 80.9% 78.6% 77.8% 72.6% 78.0%
Somewhat important 14.1% 16.6% 15.4% 9.3% 14.2%
Not too important 4.1% 2.2% 0.8% 5.1% 2.8%
Not at all important 0.8% 2.7% 6.0% 13.1% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1033


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very important 74.7% 81.5% 78.0%
Somewhat important 15.1% 13.3% 14.2%
Not too important 3.9% 1.7% 2.8%
Not at all important 6.4% 3.5% 5.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1033



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