Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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FREQV0L

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

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO INDICATED THEY ATTEND CHURCH ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH OR MORE (ANSWERED 1-3 FOR FREQATND). Please indicate how often, if ever, you do each of the following activities. How often do you do community volunteer work through your place of worship: frequently, sometimes, hardly ever or never?
  1) Frequently
  2) Sometimes
  3) Hardly ever
  4) Never
  5) Does not apply
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Frequently 17.5% 17.5%
Sometimes 35.6% 53.1%
Hardly ever 14.8% 67.9%
Never 30.3% 98.2%
Does not apply .8% 99%
Don't know/Refused 1% 100%
Total N = 1265

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Frequently 18.6% 16.7% 17.5%
Sometimes 36.3% 35.1% 35.6%
Hardly ever 16.7% 13.4% 14.8%
Never 27.6% 32.4% 30.3%
Does not apply 0.5% 1.0% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 1.4% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1265


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Frequently 20.3% 15.3% 16.9% 16.7% 17.5%
Sometimes 40.9% 33.2% 35.2% 23.0% 35.5%
Hardly ever 15.8% 13.7% 15.9% 13.7% 14.9%
Never 21.7% 34.5% 31.7% 46.6% 30.4%
Does not apply 0.9% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 2.1% 0.3% 0.0% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1262


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Frequently 17.5% 15.0% 19.2% 16.9% 23.2% 17.8%
Sometimes 32.1% 40.5% 36.9% 31.2% 29.5% 35.8%
Hardly ever 11.8% 16.9% 15.0% 18.5% 20.5% 15.7%
Never 36.3% 26.3% 28.2% 32.8% 26.8% 29.6%
Does not apply 0.4% 1.1% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 0.1% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1047


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, Technical, or vocational school after high school Some college, no four-year degree College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Postgraduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., towards a master's degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Frequently 17.8% 15.8% 22.5% 16.0% 19.0% 22.7% 17.5%
Sometimes 33.3% 35.5% 43.3% 34.9% 37.5% 35.2% 35.7%
Hardly ever 14.8% 13.3% 9.2% 17.7% 15.3% 14.2% 14.8%
Never 31.5% 33.6% 20.8% 30.1% 26.9% 27.5% 30.3%
Does not apply 0.0% 1.3% 1.7% 0.6% 0.7% 0.0% 0.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.6% 0.4% 2.5% 0.8% 0.7% 0.4% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1262


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Frequently 17.6% 16.1% 18.2% 18.6% 17.6%
Sometimes 36.2% 29.4% 33.6% 39.2% 35.5%
Hardly ever 16.0% 16.1% 11.1% 12.2% 14.8%
Never 28.3% 36.7% 33.6% 29.5% 30.3%
Does not apply 0.9% 0.5% 2.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 1.2% 1.6% 0.6% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1259


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Frequently 16.3% 15.0% 21.1% 15.0% 21.0% 17.7%
Sometimes 39.5% 34.9% 35.7% 37.0% 31.6% 35.7%
Hardly ever 14.7% 17.2% 13.7% 16.5% 11.3% 14.7%
Never 29.5% 30.7% 29.0% 28.6% 33.4% 30.3%
Does not apply 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 1.9% 0.9% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 1.0% 0.5% 1.0% 1.8% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1243


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
Frequently 29.1% 16.4% 7.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 17.5%
Sometimes 41.5% 37.7% 26.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 35.6%
Hardly ever 10.6% 14.6% 19.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.8%
Never 16.3% 30.2% 44.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 30.3%
Does not apply 1.2% 0.6% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.2% 0.7% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1265



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