U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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QI3B

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

Q.I3b. [ASK IF VOLUNTEERED IN LAST SEVEN DAYS (Q.I3=1):] And was that mainly through a church or other religious organization or not? [INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: IF RESPONDENT SAYS THEY ONLY VOLUNTEERED THROUGH CHURCH/OTHER RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION, RECORD AS CODE 1]
  1) Yes, volunteered mainly through church/other religious organization
  2) No, volunteering was not done mainly through church/other religious organization
  3) (VOL) Volunteered both through religious organization and in other way
  9) (VOL) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, volunteered mainly through church/other religious organization 29.3% 29.3%
No, volunteering was not done mainly through church/other religious organization 67.9% 97.2%
(VOL) Volunteered both through religious organization and in other way 2.6% 99.8%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused .2% 100%
Total N = 12593

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, volunteered mainly through church/other religious organization 27.6% 30.8% 29.3%
No, volunteering was not done mainly through church/other religious organization 69.8% 66.2% 67.9%
(VOL) Volunteered both through religious organization and in other way 2.4% 2.7% 2.6%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
12593


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
Yes, volunteered mainly through church/other religious organization 37.3% 25.4% 25.6% 35.6% 23.0% 29.2%
No, volunteering was not done mainly through church/other religious organization 59.6% 72.1% 71.5% 62.6% 73.8% 68.0%
(VOL) Volunteered both through religious organization and in other way 2.8% 2.3% 2.7% 1.6% 3.3% 2.5%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
12300


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $40,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Yes, volunteered mainly through church/other religious organization 33.0% 29.7% 31.0% 29.3% 23.3% 29.2%
No, volunteering was not done mainly through church/other religious organization 64.6% 68.3% 65.9% 68.1% 73.1% 68.0%
(VOL) Volunteered both through religious organization and in other way 2.3% 1.8% 2.7% 2.4% 3.4% 2.6%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
10972


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete or less than high school (no diploma) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college, no degree (includes some community college) or two-year associate degree from a college or university Four-year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) Some postgraduate or professional school or postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree (e.g., MA, MS, PhD, MD, JD, graduate school) TOTAL
Yes, volunteered mainly through church/other religious organization 41.3% 31.5% 27.9% 28.3% 25.1% 29.3%
No, volunteering was not done mainly through church/other religious organization 57.1% 65.8% 69.5% 69.0% 71.2% 67.9%
(VOL) Volunteered both through religious organization and in other way 1.6% 2.5% 2.4% 2.5% 3.4% 2.5%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
12523


Age (I-AGE)

Age 29 or younger 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or older TOTAL
Yes, volunteered mainly through church/other religious organization 22.5% 27.4% 28.8% 30.4% 34.4% 29.2%
No, volunteering was not done mainly through church/other religious organization 76.5% 71.3% 68.0% 65.7% 62.1% 68.1%
(VOL) Volunteered both through religious organization and in other way 0.9% 1.2% 3.0% 3.4% 3.3% 2.5%
(VOL) Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
12303



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