Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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VOLCIVIC

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; 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 neighborhood, civic or community group such as a block association or a neighborhood watch
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 18% 18%
No 81.9% 99.9%
Don't know/Refused .1% 100%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 20.0% 16.2% 18.0%
No 79.8% 83.8% 81.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Yes 18.4% 19.1% 16.2% 17.7% 18.0%
No 81.3% 80.9% 83.8% 82.3% 81.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2036


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
Yes 12.5% 15.6% 19.6% 27.5% 28.0% 18.3%
No 87.2% 84.4% 80.4% 72.5% 71.5% 81.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1697


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
Yes 14.8% 14.8% 17.4% 17.6% 20.9% 30.3% 18.0%
No 85.2% 85.2% 82.6% 82.1% 79.1% 69.7% 82.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2030


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced/Separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 19.1% 17.4% 15.1% 16.9% 18.0%
No 80.8% 82.4% 84.9% 83.1% 81.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2031


Age (I-AGE)

18-30 31-40 41-50 51-64 65+ TOTAL
Yes 13.7% 18.2% 20.6% 23.0% 15.2% 18.0%
No 86.3% 81.6% 79.2% 77.0% 84.8% 81.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2009


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
Yes 22.9% 17.6% 20.8% 16.3% 14.4% 11.3% 17.9%
No 76.9% 82.4% 79.2% 83.7% 85.3% 88.7% 82.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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