Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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VOLYOUTH

(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 child or youth development programs, such as day care centers, schools, tutoring, Scouts or Little League
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 30.7% 30.7%
No 69.2% 99.9%
Don't know/Refused .1% 100%
Total N = 2041

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 31.3% 30.1% 30.7%
No 68.6% 69.8% 69.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2041


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference or Don't know/Refused TOTAL
Yes 32.8% 28.9% 30.4% 32.8% 30.8%
No 67.2% 70.8% 69.6% 67.0% 69.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 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 19.5% 29.1% 35.8% 42.7% 44.9% 31.7%
No 80.5% 70.9% 64.2% 57.3% 55.1% 68.3%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.1% 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 19.0% 24.6% 30.0% 36.1% 38.7% 43.4% 30.7%
No 81.0% 75.0% 70.0% 63.9% 61.3% 56.6% 69.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.3% 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 33.7% 26.2% 11.5% 33.5% 30.7%
No 66.1% 73.8% 88.5% 66.5% 69.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 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 35.8% 43.9% 36.2% 20.7% 10.4% 30.7%
No 64.2% 56.1% 63.3% 79.3% 89.6% 69.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 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 33.3% 34.7% 33.5% 27.9% 26.8% 18.8% 30.7%
No 66.4% 65.3% 66.5% 72.0% 73.2% 81.2% 69.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2023



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