Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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(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 political organizations or candidates
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 6.3% 6.3%
No 93.6% 99.9%
Don't know/Refused .1% 100%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 8.4% 4.5% 6.3%
No 91.6% 95.3% 93.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Yes 7.4% 7.3% 4.9% 0.9% 6.2%
No 92.3% 92.7% 95.1% 99.1% 93.7%
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 3.7% 4.9% 5.5% 10.8% 15.6% 6.4%
No 96.3% 95.1% 94.5% 89.2% 84.4% 93.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
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 6.4% 3.8% 1.0% 5.8% 9.4% 14.7% 6.4%
No 93.0% 96.2% 99.0% 94.2% 90.6% 85.3% 93.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 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 5.6% 5.6% 8.1% 7.6% 6.3%
No 94.2% 94.4% 91.9% 92.4% 93.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 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 5.4% 6.0% 5.0% 9.1% 6.9% 6.4%
No 94.6% 94.0% 95.0% 90.4% 93.1% 93.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 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 6.4% 6.8% 8.8% 6.1% 4.7% 3.2% 6.4%
No 93.2% 93.2% 91.2% 93.9% 95.3% 96.8% 93.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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