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How much or does the respondent volunteer in some way for the community, a political campain, etc., outside of the Church (e.g. activity is not church sponsored).

Below are 215 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey.

ASOCLHLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

(Not counting the volunteering you just told me about during 2002), how often did you volunteer through organizations to bring about social change, such as civic or community action, working for a political party or advocacy group? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (ASOCLHLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


HOURSHLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2001

Altogether, how many hours did [you/HEADS NAME] spend in volunteer activity during 2000? (HOURSHLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


WYEAR from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2001

During 2000, did [WIFE/WIFE NAME/you) do any volunteer work through organizations that totaled 10 hours or more? (WYEAR)
TOTAL%
0) No, did no volunteering last year2,91839.4
1) Yes, did some volunteering last year1,21216.4
8) DK120.2
9) RF400.5
997) Respondent not asked about wifes volunteering (e.g., no wife/wife in Family Unit)3,09041.7
999) Family unit not asked Philanthropy Module1341.8
TOTAL7406100.0


HYEAR from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2001

Lets talk about volunteering through charitable organizations. By volunteering we mean spending time doing unpaid work and not just belonging to an organization. Volunteers are involved in many activities such as coaching, helping at school, serving on committees, building and repairing, providing health care or emotional support, delivering food, doing office work, organizing activities, fundraising, and other kinds of work done for no pay. During the year 2000, did [you/HEADS NAME] do any volunteer work through organizations that totaled 10 hours or more? (HYEAR)
TOTAL%
0) No, did no volunteering last year5,50874.4
1) Yes, did some volunteering last year1,69622.9
8) DK30.0
9) RF650.9
999) Family unit not asked Philanthropy Module1341.8
TOTAL7406100.0


WPCTNEED from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2001

How many hours of that volunteer time, or what percent, did (she/you) spend helping people in need of food, shelter, or other basic necessities?---Percent of Volunteer Time (WPCTNEED)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


WHRSNEED from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2001

How many hours of that volunteer time, or what percent, did (she/you) spend helping people in need of food, shelter, or other basic necessities?---Number of Hours (WHRSNEED)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


HPCTNEED from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2001

How many hours of that volunteer time, or what percent, did [you/HEADS NAME] spend helping people in need of food, shelter, or other basic necessities?---Percent of Volunteer Time (HPCTNEED)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


HHRSNEED from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2001

How many hours of that volunteer time, or what percent, did [you/HEADS NAME] spend helping people in need of food, shelter, or other basic necessities?---Number of Hours (HHRSNEED)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


ASECUWLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Spouse or wifes total volunteering hours through organizations for all six secular purposes (everything except religious volunteering). (ASECUWLB)
TOTAL%
-999) One or more of the six accuracy codes greater than or equal to 89057,54447.7
0) 047,01239.0
1) 1590.0
2) 23770.3
3) 31710.1
4) 43340.3
5) 51580.1
6) 62120.2
7) 7300.0
8) 85320.4
9) 9710.1
10) 104530.4
11) 11140.0
12) 128120.7
14) 14840.1
15) 151540.1
16) 161440.1
17) 17140.0
18) 181900.2
19) 19140.0
20) 204720.4
21) 21350.0
22) 22970.1
23) 23200.0
24) 246090.5
25) 25800.1
26) 261160.1
27) 2740.0
28) 28820.1
29) 29600.0
30) 304170.3
31) 31220.0
32) 32750.1
33) 3300.0
34) 34390.0
35) 35910.1
36) 363890.3
37) 3740.0
38) 38170.0
39) 39260.0
40) 403660.3
41) 41760.1
42) 42720.1
43) 4300.0
45) 45740.1
48) 485110.4
49) 49210.0
50) 501720.1
51) 5190.0
52) 523030.3
53) 53600.0
54) 54350.0
55) 55350.0
56) 56300.0
58) 58180.0
60) 603510.3
62) 62230.0
63) 63470.0
64) 64550.0
65) 65110.0
66) 66700.1
68) 68140.0
70) 70650.1
71) 7190.0
72) 722180.2
75) 751000.1
76) 76720.1
78) 782520.2
80) 802660.2
81) 81110.0
84) 84300.0
85) 85120.0
88) 88180.0
89) 89240.0
90) 90160.0
90.5) 90.5250.0
91) 91160.0
92) 92460.0
96) 96470.0
100) 1002380.2
104) 1045880.5
105) 105320.0
106) 106210.0
107) 107430.0
108) 108660.1
109) 109420.0
110) 110890.1
112) 11280.0
114) 114240.0
117) 117150.0
120) 1202560.2
121) 121220.0
122) 122200.0
123) 123200.0
124) 124280.0
125) 125230.0
126) 126530.0
127) 12770.0
128) 128110.0
130) 1301170.1
132) 132270.0
134) 134160.0
135) 135100.0
138) 138230.0
140) 140380.0
141) 14100.0
142) 142130.0
143) 14300.0
144) 144970.1
146) 146240.0
148) 14800.0
149) 14900.0
150) 1501060.1
152) 152380.0
154) 154100.0
156) 1562390.2
157) 157130.0
160) 160420.0
162) 162380.0
164) 164250.0
168) 168660.1
170) 170110.0
171) 171180.0
174) 174360.0
176) 176120.0
178) 17840.0
180) 180650.1
186) 186200.0
190) 190150.0
192) 192150.0
200) 200410.0
202) 202210.0
204) 20400.0
208) 2083290.3
210) 210530.0
212) 212250.0
216) 216610.1
221) 221380.0
224) 224200.0
225) 225510.0
230) 230270.0
234) 234150.0
236) 236210.0
238) 238170.0
240) 240760.1
242) 242190.0
244) 24400.0
248) 248240.0
250) 2501010.1
254) 254170.0
258) 258230.0
260) 2601000.1
264) 264120.0
268) 268230.0
273) 273330.0
276) 276450.0
280) 280140.0
285) 285240.0
288) 288360.0
300) 300860.1
301) 301220.0
308) 308570.0
309) 309140.0
312) 312480.0
315) 31580.0
318) 31800.0
320) 320470.0
336) 33650.0
344) 344320.0
348) 348270.0
360) 360350.0
361) 361120.0
363) 36360.0
364) 36480.0
366) 366150.0
378) 378140.0
387) 387270.0
400) 400610.1
405) 405420.0
408) 408470.0
414) 414200.0
416) 416740.1
417) 417320.0
424) 424100.0
440) 44030.0
452) 452200.0
456) 45640.0
462) 462200.0
468) 468610.1
471) 471480.0
476) 476400.0
480) 480200.0
482) 48290.0
492) 49200.0
500) 500440.0
516) 516370.0
518) 518290.0
520) 520220.0
522) 522170.0
525) 525360.0
530) 530390.0
540) 540300.0
572) 572190.0
576) 576120.0
612) 612270.0
624) 624630.1
650) 65010.0
660) 66000.0
675) 67560.0
700) 700370.0
720) 720280.0
728) 728310.0
765) 765100.0
780) 780430.0
797) 797330.0
800) 800210.0
824) 824480.0
832) 832190.0
850) 850190.0
884) 884250.0
927) 927100.0
952) 95240.0
960) 960300.0
1000) 1000760.1
1014) 1014130.0
1043) 104300.0
1046) 1046240.0
1112) 1112190.0
1200) 1200360.0
1248) 1248480.0
1250) 1250120.0
1311) 1311100.0
1327) 1327200.0
2024) 2024490.0
2600) 260000.0
TOTAL120,645100.0


ASECUHLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Heads total volunteering hours through organizations for all six secular purposes (everything except religious volunteering). (ASECUHLB)
TOTAL%
-999) One or more of the six accuracy codes greater than or equal to 8902,8662.4
0) 093,90277.8
1) 1490.0
2) 23800.3
3) 32340.2
4) 45900.5
5) 54250.4
6) 64130.3
7) 7720.1
8) 85660.5
9) 91920.2
10) 105480.5
11) 11460.0
12) 129170.8
13) 13650.1
14) 141290.1
15) 153380.3
16) 163420.3
17) 17240.0
18) 182420.2
20) 209090.8
21) 21800.1
22) 22830.1
23) 23680.1
24) 241,2921.1
25) 251320.1
26) 26710.1
27) 2700.0
28) 281030.1
29) 2910.0
30) 305170.4
31) 3100.0
32) 321790.1
33) 33220.0
34) 3460.0
35) 35160.0
36) 364960.4
37) 371160.1
38) 38660.1
39) 39530.0
40) 405370.4
41) 41150.0
42) 42530.0
44) 44670.1
45) 45710.1
46) 46180.0
48) 485760.5
49) 49270.0
50) 505910.5
51) 5120.0
52) 523450.3
53) 53150.0
54) 54220.0
55) 55860.1
56) 56230.0
57) 57150.0
58) 58270.0
60) 606370.5
61) 61140.0
62) 62490.0
63) 6360.0
64) 641410.1
65) 65290.0
67) 67180.0
68) 68350.0
70) 70800.1
71) 7100.0
72) 724010.3
73) 7300.0
75) 751060.1
76) 76120.0
78) 78890.1
80) 801280.1
81) 81250.0
82) 82150.0
84) 84460.0
85) 85450.0
86) 86820.1
87) 87200.0
88) 88420.0
90) 90520.0
91) 91530.0
95) 95530.0
96) 963790.3
97) 97290.0
98) 98130.0
99) 9960.0
100) 1003180.3
101) 101230.0
102) 102210.0
104) 1046590.5
105) 105380.0
106) 106700.1
108) 108150.0
109) 109300.0
110) 110410.0
111) 111350.0
112) 112620.1
114) 11480.0
116) 116250.0
117) 117360.0
120) 1202400.2
121) 121610.1
122) 122490.0
123) 123180.0
124) 124130.0
125) 125350.0
126) 126320.0
128) 128440.0
129) 12950.0
130) 130910.1
132) 132430.0
133) 133150.0
135) 135380.0
136) 136310.0
138) 13810.0
143) 14300.0
144) 144830.1
145) 145220.0
146) 146130.0
147) 147840.1
148) 148270.0
150) 150600.0
151) 151120.0
152) 152220.0
154) 154250.0
156) 1562800.2
160) 160440.0
162) 162280.0
164) 16480.0
168) 168510.0
169) 169300.0
170) 170470.0
171) 17160.0
175) 17500.0
176) 176180.0
178) 178260.0
180) 1802340.2
181) 181200.0
184) 18400.0
186) 186140.0
188) 188460.0
190) 19070.0
192) 1921760.1
194) 194230.0
195) 195180.0
196) 196200.0
197) 19700.0
198) 198240.0
200) 2002820.2
201) 201130.0
202) 20200.0
204) 204540.0
206) 20660.0
208) 2085160.4
209) 209810.1
210) 210930.1
211) 21120.0
212) 212650.1
215) 215390.0
216) 216910.1
220) 220640.1
224) 224320.0
228) 228470.0
232) 232430.0
234) 234460.0
236) 236290.0
240) 2401700.1
242) 242280.0
244) 244210.0
246) 24600.0
248) 248360.0
250) 250950.1
252) 252360.0
256) 256220.0
260) 2602140.2
264) 264560.0
268) 268170.0
270) 270140.0
272) 272330.0
276) 27600.0
280) 280250.0
282) 282280.0
285) 285240.0
288) 288170.0
297) 297220.0
299) 299290.0
300) 3001660.1
308) 308220.0
310) 31000.0
312) 3122980.2
317) 317210.0
318) 318310.0
320) 32000.0
322) 322220.0
332) 33200.0
336) 336310.0
340) 340700.1
341) 34100.0
348) 34800.0
350) 350330.0
360) 360500.0
361) 361120.0
364) 36400.0
365) 365120.0
368) 368440.0
376) 376170.0
379) 37990.0
384) 384280.0
390) 390140.0
392) 392250.0
396) 396510.0
400) 400550.0
406) 406330.0
412) 412290.0
416) 4161660.1
418) 41840.0
419) 419290.0
424) 424220.0
432) 432370.0
439) 43990.0
450) 450290.0
456) 45600.0
468) 468650.1
474) 47400.0
478) 478500.0
484) 484180.0
496) 496200.0
500) 500400.0
506) 506220.0
508) 508120.0
516) 516320.0
520) 520640.1
521) 521720.1
530) 530190.0
544) 54440.0
546) 546170.0
572) 572230.0
576) 576200.0
599) 599190.0
600) 600190.0
605) 605210.0
620) 62010.0
624) 624760.1
628) 62880.0
630) 630230.0
654) 65400.0
724) 72440.0
730) 730400.0
750) 75000.0
756) 756250.0
768) 768250.0
780) 780940.1
800) 800160.0
803) 803390.0
806) 806350.0
808) 80870.0
832) 832490.0
878) 878110.0
884) 884270.0
910) 91030.0
936) 936620.1
942) 94200.0
960) 96000.0
989) 98940.0
992) 99280.0
993) 993170.0
1000) 1000310.0
1040) 1040840.1
1090) 109000.0
1092) 1092320.0
1095) 109570.0
1112) 111200.0
1248) 1248480.0
1251) 1251110.0
1294) 129430.0
1300) 1300280.0
1322) 1322480.0
1335) 1335140.0
1496) 149660.0
1509) 150970.0
1566) 156600.0
1768) 1768180.0
1800) 1800140.0
1820) 1820410.0
2009) 2009110.0
2016) 2016160.0
2020) 202090.0
2024) 2024380.0
2152) 2152420.0
2160) 2160300.0
2300) 2300260.0
2640) 264000.0
TOTAL120,644100.0


AOTHRWLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Did [SPOUSE NAME] do any other volunteering (through organizations) for purposes or activities that we have not already mentioned? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (AOTHRWLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


HOURSWLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2001

Altogether, how many hours did (she/you) spend in volunteer activity during 2000? (HOURSWLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


ASOCLWLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

(Not counting the volunteering you just told me about during 2002), how often did [SPOUSE NAME] volunteer through organizations to bring about social change, such as civic or community action, working for a political party or advocacy group? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (ASOCLWLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


ASENRHLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

(Not counting the volunteering you just told me about during 2002), how often did you volunteer through organizations for senior citizens, such as helping at a nursing home or a senior citizens center, providing emotional or social support, visiting, driving, or delivering food? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (ASENRHLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


ANEEDWLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

(Not counting the volunteering you just told me about during 2002), how often did [SPOUSE NAME] volunteer through organizations that help people in need, such as working at a soup kitchen, building or repairing a house, or providing other basic necessities? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (ANEEDWLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


ANEEDHLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Not counting the volunteering you just told me about (during 2002), how often did you volunteer through organizations to help people in need, such as working at a soup kitchen, building or repairing a house, or providing other basic necessities? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (ANEEDHLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


AHLTHWLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Not counting the volunteering you just told me about (during 2002), how often did [SPOUSE NAME] volunteer through organizations that help people in poor health, such as helping at a hospital, hospice or clinic, or raising funds to fight disease? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (AHLTHWLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


AHLTHHLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Not counting the volunteering you just told me about (during 2002), how often did you volunteer through organizations that help people in poor health, such as helping at a hospital, hospice or clinic, or raising funds to fight disease? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (AHLTHHLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


ASENRWLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

(Not counting the volunteering you just told me about during 2002), how often did [SPOUSE NAME] volunteer through organizations for senior citizens, such as helping at a nursing home or a senior citizens center, providing emotional or social support, visiting, driving, or delivering food? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (ASENRWLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


AYOTHWLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

(Not counting the volunteering you just told me about during 2002), how often did [SPOUSE NAME] volunteer through organizations for children and youth, such as helping at school, cooking for a bake sale, coaching, or being a youth leader? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (AYOTHWLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


WYEAR from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Now think about last year, January through December of 2002. Did your spouse/Wife do any volunteer activity through organizations? (WYEAR)
TOTAL%
0) No, did no volunteering last year40,73733.8
1) Yes, did some volunteering last year20,41716.9
8) DK840.1
9) RF340.0
701) At first said no, but later said yes in response to question M451,9911.7
997) Respondent was asked about own volunteering and not spouses--therefore wife volunteering last month is missing.55,15145.7
999) Family unit not asked Philanthropy Module.2,2291.8
TOTAL120,643100.0


HYEAR from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Now think about last year, January through December of 2002. Did you [respondent/head] do any volunteer activity through organizations? (HYEAR)
TOTAL%
0) No, did no volunteering last year83,69769.4
1) Yes, did some volunteering last year33,54827.8
8) DK840.1
9) RF760.1
701) At first said no, but later said yes in response to question M457370.6
997) Respondent was asked about own volunteering and not spouses--therefore wife volunteering last month is missing.2730.2
999) Family unit not asked Philanthropy Module.2,2291.8
TOTAL120,644100.0


WMONTH from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

In the last month, did your spouse/wife do any volunteer activity through organizations? (WMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) No, did no volunteering last month49,20340.8
1) Yes, did some volunteering last month14,00611.6
8) DK200.0
9) RF340.0
997) Respondent was asked about own volunteering and not spouses--therefore wife volunteering last month is missing.55,15145.7
999) Family unit not asked Philanthropy Module.2,2291.8
TOTAL120,643100.0


HMONTH from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Lets talk about volunteering through the kinds of organizations weve been discussing. By volunteering we dont mean just belonging to an organization. We mean doing unpaid work. Some volunteering is ongoing, such as coaching, helping at school, serving on committees, building and repairing, providing health care or emotional support, counseling, delivering food, doing office work, and weekly church work. Other volunteering is occasional, like neighborhood clean-ups, fund raising drives, and special activities during the holidays. In the last month, did you [respondent/head] do any volunteer activity through organizations? (HMONTH)
TOTAL%
0) No, did no volunteering last month95,35479.0
1) Yes, did some volunteering last month22,69218.8
8) DK200.0
9) RF760.1
997) Respondent was asked about own volunteering and not spouses--therefore head volunteering last month is missing.2730.2
999) Family unit not asked Philanthropy Module.2,2291.8
TOTAL120,644100.0


AOTHRHLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Did you do any other volunteering (through organizations) for purposes or activities that we have not already mentioned? (During 2002), how often did you volunteer for (this/these) other purpose(s)? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (AOTHRHLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


AYOTHHLB from Philanthropy Panel Study, 2003

Not counting the volunteering you just told me about (during 2002), how often did you yourself volunteer through organizations for children and youth, such as helping at school, cooking for a bake sale, coaching, or being a youth leader? [Number of Hours] (NOTE: Refer to accuracy codes for -999 values.) (AYOTHHLB)
TOTAL%
TOTAL120,643100.0


Q49FC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..f. Ethnic or racial organization I volunteer (Q49FC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..10100.0
TOTAL10100.0


Q49NC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..n. Youth groups or organizations I volunteer (Q49NC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..110100.0
TOTAL110100.0


Q49MC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..m. Trade union or professional association I volunteer (Q49MC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..38100.0
TOTAL38100.0


Q49KC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..k. Sports, hobby, or leisure club/group I volunteer (Q49KC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..83100.0
TOTAL83100.0


Q49IC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..i. Political party, club, or association I volunteer (Q49IC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..57100.0
TOTAL57100.0


Q49OC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..o. Other group/organization I volunteer (Q49OC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..93100.0
TOTAL93100.0


Q49GC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..g. Internet-based club, group, or chat-room I volunteer (Q49GC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..12100.0
TOTAL12100.0


Q49LC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..l. Therapeutic or counseling group I volunteer (Q49LC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..19100.0
TOTAL19100.0


Q49EC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..e. Civic or service group I volunteer (Q49EC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..117100.0
TOTAL117100.0


Q49CC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..c. Charitable organization or group I volunteer (Q49CC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..197100.0
TOTAL197100.0


Q49BC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..b. An elementary, middle, or high school I volunteer (Q49BC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..229100.0
TOTAL229100.0


Q49AC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..a. Arts or cultural organization I volunteer (Q49AC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..71100.0
TOTAL71100.0


Q48B from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q48 On average, about how many hours per month do you volunteer..b. for the community, not through your church (Q48B)
TOTAL%
1) None90154.5
2) 1-2 hours33920.5
3) 3-4 hours19611.9
4) 5-10 hours1136.8
5) 11 hours or more1036.2
TOTAL1652100.0


Q47 from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q47 In the past year, has anyone asked you to volunteer your time (Q47)
TOTAL%
1) Yes95556.1
2) No74743.9
TOTAL1702100.0


Q49HC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..h. Neighborhood group or association I volunteer (Q49HC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..74100.0
TOTAL74100.0


Q49JC from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q49 Please indicate your current level of involvement with the following organizations..j. School fraternities, sororities, or alumni association I volunteer (Q49JC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, I ..30100.0
TOTAL30100.0


VOLCHRTY from General Social Survey, 2002

During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: -- Done volunteer work for a charity (VOLCHRTY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week604.4
2) Once a week503.6
3) Once a month1077.8
4) At least 2 or 3 times in the past year22216.2
5) Once in the past year16712.2
6) Not at all in the past year75455.0
8) Dont know80.6
9) No answer40.3
TOTAL1372100.0


VOLUNTER from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

Y114. In the last year, how much, if at all, have you done organized volunteer work or community service?[READ LIST] (VOLUNTER)
TOTAL%
1) Never1,13133.6
2) A few times1,16334.5
3) Occasionally65619.5
4) Regularly41312.3
777) Dont know60.2
888) Refused10.0
TOTAL3370100.0


VOLCOMM2 from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

Q82b. About how many hours per month do you volunteer for the community, not through your place of worship? (VOLCOMM2)
TOTAL%
0) None1,03865.0
1) One to two hours27717.4
2) Three to four hours1257.8
3) Five to ten hours845.3
4) Eleven or more hours724.5
Missing52 
TOTAL1,596100.0


VOLNUM1 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

Y115. [If teen has done volunteer work or community service regularly in the last year][IF Y114=4] About how many times in an AVERAGE MONTH do you do volunteer work or community service work?[RECORD NUMBER OF TIMES, RANGE= 0-70, 70=70 OR MORE, 98= DONT KNOW, 99= REFUSED] (VOLNUM1)
TOTAL%
0) 0100.3
1) 1381.1
2) 2411.2
3) 3511.5
4) 4792.3
5) 5511.5
6) 6160.5
7) 7110.3
8) 8210.6
9) 930.1
10) 10210.6
12) 1290.3
14) 1420.1
15) 15140.4
16) 1620.1
18) 1810.0
20) 20180.5
24) 2420.1
25) 2530.1
30) 3060.2
40) 4010.0
45) 4510.0
48) 4810.0
60) 6010.0
70) 7020.1
777) Dont know80.2
999) Not asked2,95787.7
TOTAL3370100.0


PSCHVIST from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

P65. In a typical MONTH (during the last school year), about how many times, if any, (did/do) you (or your spouse/partner) meet with any of [your teen]s teachers, volunteer at school, go to a school meeting, or attend another school event, including sports? [RECORD N, RANGE=0-80, 98=DK, 99=REF] (PSCHVIST)
TOTAL%
0) 051515.3
1) 183724.8
2) 247614.1
3) 32497.4
4) 433710.0
5) 51634.8
6) 61444.3
7) 7341.0
8) 8972.9
9) 980.2
10) 101073.2
11) 1120.1
12) 12571.7
13) 1320.1
14) 1420.1
15) 15541.6
16) 1670.2
19) 1910.0
20) 20662.0
24) 2430.1
25) 2590.3
27) 2720.1
30) 30160.5
35) 3510.0
40) 4030.1
50) 5030.1
80) 8050.1
777) Dont know421.2
888) Refused80.2
999) Not asked1203.6
TOTAL3370100.0


PVOLHRS from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

P12. [If parent respondent or spouse/partner has done volunteer work or community service with a group or organization] [IF P11=1] About how many HOUR PER MONTH on average did you (and your spouse/partner) do volunteer work or community service? [PROBE: A ballpark estimate is fine.] [RECORD IN HOURS, RANGE = 0-300, 777=DK, 888=REF] (PVOLHRS)
TOTAL%
0) 0200.6
1) 1902.7
2) 21885.6
3) 31303.9
4) 41915.7
5) 51745.2
6) 61243.7
7) 780.2
8) 81193.5
9) 970.2
10) 102527.5
12) 12692.0
13) 1310.0
14) 1480.2
15) 151003.0
16) 16351.0
17) 1710.0
18) 1830.1
20) 201885.6
24) 24170.5
25) 25300.9
26) 2610.0
27) 2710.0
29) 2910.0
30) 30682.0
32) 32130.4
34) 3420.1
35) 3570.2
36) 3620.1
40) 40722.1
42) 4220.1
46) 4620.1
48) 4880.2
50) 50210.6
56) 5610.0
60) 60210.6
64) 6410.0
70) 7040.1
75) 7520.1
80) 80130.4
90) 9020.1
98) 9810.0
100) 100110.3
120) 12090.3
140) 14010.0
150) 15010.0
160) 16030.1
180) 18010.0
200) 20040.1
224) 22410.0
300) 30050.1
777) Dont know250.7
888) Refused10.0
999) Not asked1,30838.8
TOTAL3370100.0


PVOL from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

P11. TEXT. Now I have some questions about activities you may be involved with. In the last SIX MONTHS, have you (or your spouse/partner) done any volunteer work or community service with a group or organization? (PVOL)
TOTAL%
0) No1,30038.6
1) Yes2,06261.2
777) Dont know70.2
888) Refused10.0
TOTAL3370100.0


PENCVOL from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

P8. How often, if at all, have you encouraged (your teen) to do volunteer work or community service? [READ LIST] (PENCVOL)
TOTAL%
1) Very often76922.8
2) Fairly often80523.9
3) Sometimes1,13033.5
4) Not very often, or41712.4
5) Not at all2346.9
777) Dont know130.4
888) Refused20.1
TOTAL3370100.0


PIMTNVOL from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

P7A2E. Now I am going to read you a list of things some parents think are important and others do not. Please tell me how important or not each is to you. How important or not important is it to you that (your teen) does volunteer work or community service? (PIMTNVOL)
TOTAL%
1) Extremely important56616.8
2) Very1,39741.5
3) Somewhat1,16134.5
4) Not very1534.5
5) Not important at all772.3
777) Dont know90.3
888) Refused70.2
TOTAL3370100.0


GROUPS1 from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1999

People belong to all kinds of groups, from bowling clubs to Knights of Columbus. We are talking about groups that have meetings which members attend, fairly regularly. Can you please tell me what groups you belong to now? Include groups that have a religious orientation, whether they are parish-based or not, as well as other groups not related to any religious denomination or orientation. (Note: Allow five responses - open-ended and code). First response. (GROUPS1)
TOTAL%
1) Other (list)4349.4
2) Dont know751.6
3) Refused320.7
4) None2,79360.6
6) Knights of Columbus2204.8
7) Altar Society330.7
8) Bible study groups621.3
10) Cursillo50.1
11) Small Christian communities, etc.40.1
12) Sunday school class240.5
13) Prayer group250.5
14) Lions Club140.3
15) Womens clubs721.6
19) Neighborhood organization50.1
20) PTA561.2
21) American Legion140.3
22) AA430.9
23) Bowling561.2
24) Book club/Book discussion260.6
25) Chamber of Commerce150.3
26) Elks511.1
27) Scouts, Boy/Girl/Cub/etc.461.0
29) Legion of Mary50.1
30) Little League80.2
31) Parish Council170.4
33) School/teaching/education250.5
34) Senior Center/group20.0
35) Athletic club260.6
37) Sorority360.8
38) Sports/fitness (to include golf, tennis, martial arts, walking)1302.8
39) VFW20.0
40) Volunteer (group/fire)290.6
41) Business group220.5
42) Womens guild110.2
43) Moose100.2
44) 4H50.1
46) Church groups390.8
47) Right to Life100.2
50) Eagles50.1
52) Choir/glee club140.3
53) Dance30.1
54) Automobile100.2
57) Singles60.1
58) Social/social work20.0
59) Music/symphony240.5
60) Computer clubs20.0
61) Youth groups/youth adults280.6
63) Catholic group60.1
67) Renew group100.2
68) Social justice30.1
69) Union110.2
70) Political20.0
Missing4 
TOTAL4,608100.0


GROUPS3 from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1999

People belong to all kinds of groups, from bowling clubs to Knights of Columbus. We are talking about groups that have meetings which members attend, fairly regularly. Can you please tell me what groups you belong to now? Include groups that have a religious orientation, whether they are parish-based or not, as well as other groups not related to any religious denomination or orientation. (Note: Allow five responses - open-ended and code). Third response. (GROUPS3)
TOTAL%
1) Other (list)11215.2
6) Knights of Columbus121.6
8) Bible study groups40.5
11) Small Christian communities, etc.20.3
15) Womens clubs81.1
20) PTA121.6
22) AA60.8
23) Bowling20.3
27) Scouts, Boy/Girl/Cub/etc.10.1
30) Little League283.8
33) School/teaching/education212.8
34) Senior Center/group20.3
38) Sports/fitness (to include golf, tennis, martial arts, walking)152.0
39) VFW81.1
40) Volunteer (group/fire)91.2
41) Business group50.7
48) Eucharistic minister/lector121.6
50) Eagles223.0
51) Catholic daughters60.8
53) Dance40.5
58) Social/social work121.6
63) Catholic group30.4
66) Retired groups (not including AARP)30.4
69) Union111.5
70) Political10.1
96) Unknown41656.4
Missing3,874 
TOTAL737100.0


GROUPS2 from Gallup Poll of Catholics, 1999

People belong to all kinds of groups, from bowling clubs to Knights of Columbus. We are talking about groups that have meetings which members attend, fairly regularly. Can you please tell me what groups you belong to now? Include groups that have a religious orientation, whether they are parish-based or not, as well as other groups not related to any religious denomination or orientation. (Note: Allow five responses - open-ended and code). Second response. (GROUPS2)
TOTAL%
1) Other (list)21312.1
4) None60.3
6) Knights of Columbus251.4
7) Altar Society130.7
8) Bible study groups50.3
12) Sunday school class60.3
13) Prayer group110.6
15) Womens club120.7
17) Rotary Club100.6
19) Neighborhood organization181.0
20) PTA110.6
22) AA70.4
23) Bowling382.2
24) Book club/Book discussion60.3
25) Chamber of Commerce30.2
26) Elks613.5
30) Little League50.3
33) School/teaching/education311.8
34) Senior Center/group70.4
35) Athletic club50.3
38) Sports/fitness (to include golf, tennis, martial arts, walking)774.4
39) VFW60.3
40) Volunteer (group/fire)120.7
41) Business group60.3
43) Moose60.3
44) 4H80.5
46) Church groups80.5
47) Right to Life30.2
48) Eucharistic minister/lector221.3
49) Chess groups160.9
50) Eagles20.1
51) Catholic daughters20.1
52) Choir/glee club40.2
54) Automobile40.2
55) Rosary Society60.3
58) Social/social work20.1
61) Youth groups/youth adults70.4
62) Cancer groups80.5
63) Catholic group80.5
64) Alumni60.3
66) Retired groups (not including AARP)90.5
68) Social justice40.2
69) Union40.2
70) Political10.1
96) Unknown1,03258.8
Missing2,853 
TOTAL1,756100.0


VOLNUM2 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 1 (2003)

Y116. [If teen has done volunteer work or community service occasionally in the last year][IF Y114=3] About how many TIMES in the last year did you do volunteer work or community service work?[RECORD NUMBER OF TIMES, RANGE=0-80, 80=80 OR MORE, 98=DONT KNOW, 99=REFUSED] (VOLNUM2)
TOTAL%
0) 0361.1
1) 1320.9
2) 2982.9
3) 3672.0
4) 4551.6
5) 5782.3
6) 6320.9
7) 7230.7
8) 8170.5
9) 940.1
10) 10621.8
11) 1110.0
12) 12120.4
13) 1310.0
14) 1420.1
15) 15320.9
20) 20401.2
24) 2460.2
25) 2540.1
30) 30220.7
35) 3520.1
40) 4040.1
45) 4520.1
48) 4810.0
50) 5050.1
60) 6010.0
80) 8040.1
777) Dont know120.4
888) Refused10.0
999) Not asked2,71480.5
TOTAL3370100.0


WHENVOL from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

IF YES (CHARITY3): And did you volunteer in the past thirty days? (98-10) (WHENVOL)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK150.3
0) No2,23343.5
1) Yes2,88556.2
TOTAL5133100.0


CHARITY3 from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

During the past twelve months, did you personally contribute any of your time to a volunteer activity? (98-10) (CHARITY3)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK290.3
0) No3,65241.6
1) Yes5,10458.1
TOTAL8785100.0


DONATED from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

Did you donate any money, any food or other items, or any volunteer time to help the (Katrina) evacuees? (06) (DONATED)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK20.3
0) No10914.4
1) Yes64885.4
TOTAL759100.0


MOREVOL from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

During the past three years, has your participation in volunteer activities increased, decreased, or has it stayed about the same? (99) (MOREVOL)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK142.1
1) Decreased9314.2
2) About the same37557.4
3) Increased17126.2
TOTAL653100.0


RELIGVOL from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

IF YES (WHENVOL) AND YES (CHURCH1): Did you volunteer primarily in the church that you attend or in the wider Houston community? (05) (RELIGVOL)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK52.7
1) My church8747.8
2) Wider community9049.5
TOTAL182100.0


CHARITY2 from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

In the past thirty days, did you volunteer your time for a Houston charity or non-profit? (93, 95, 96, 97) (CHARITY2)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK160.6
0) No1,88372.4
1) Yes70327.0
TOTAL2602100.0


VOLHRS2 from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

IF R VOLUNTEERED IN THE PAST 30 DAYS (WHENVOL): How often did you volunteer during the past month? Was it more than once a week, about once a week, or less than once a week? (00) (VOLHRS2)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK20.9
1) Less than once a week4822.4
2) About once a week9142.5
3) More than once a week7334.1
TOTAL214100.0


TIMEVOL from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

IF YES (CHARITY3): Was that a one-time thing, or do you volunteer on an occasional basis, or on a regular basis? (09) (TIMEVOL)
TOTAL%
-1) Refused/Dont know20.5
1) One-time6114.7
2) Occasional16639.9
3) Regular basis18745.0
TOTAL416100.0


WHOMHELP from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

IF R VOLUNTEERED (CHARITY2) AND IS NON-ANGLO (ETHGROUP): Was that primarily in your own community, or in the wider Houston community as a whole? (95) (WHOMHELP)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK44.9
1) Ethnic community3239.0
2) Both equally2125.6
3) Wider community2530.5
TOTAL82100.0


VOLCHRTY from General Social Survey, 2004

During the past 12 months, how often have you done each of the following things: -- Done volunteer work for a charity (VOLCHRTY)
TOTAL%
1) More than once a week675.0
2) Once a week574.3
3) Once a month1259.3
4) At least 2 or 3 times in the past year22817.0
5) Once in the past year18013.4
6) Not at all in the past year68050.7
8) Dont know10.1
9) No answer20.1
TOTAL1340100.0


VOLNTEER from American National Election Studies, 2004

Many people say they have less time these days to do volunteer work. What about you, were you able to devote any time to volunteer work in the last 12 months or did you not do so? (VOLNTEER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes44541.7
5) No62158.3
TOTAL1066100.0


VOLHOURS from Houston Area Survey, 1982-2010

IF R VOLUNTEERED IN THE PAST 30 DAYS (CHARITY2): For about how many hours, in total, did you volunteer during the past month? (93, 97) (VOLHOURS)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK41.3
1) 1103.2
2) 23410.8
3) 3227.0
4) 44113.0
5) 5227.0
6) 6175.4
7) 741.3
8) 8247.6
9) 930.9
10) 103410.8
12) 12123.8
13) 1310.3
14) 1430.9
15) 15165.1
16) 1692.8
17) 1710.3
18) 1810.3
20) 20247.6
22) 2220.6
24) 2410.3
25) 2510.3
29) 2910.3
30) 3051.6
32) 3220.6
39) 3910.3
40) 4051.6
45) 4510.3
48) 4820.6
50) 5020.6
56) 5610.3
60) 6010.3
80) 8020.6
98) 9820.6
100) 10020.6
120) 12020.6
160) 16010.3
TOTAL316100.0


VOLORG from Religion and Politics Survey, 2000

During the past twelve months, have you done volunteer work for an organization other than a church or place of worship? (VOLORG)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2,76949.4
2) No2,82550.4
3) Dont know/refused90.2
TOTAL5603100.0


NE_27_4 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF CA_1=1, FILL outside of your congregation] Which have encouraged you to do volunteer work outside of your congregation? Name 4 (NE_27_4)
TOTAL%
TOTAL2,610100.0


VO_1 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

In the past twelve months, have you done any volunteer work - that is, work for a nonprofit, charitable organization, school or group for which you did not receive pay? (VO_1)
TOTAL%
-7) Refused10.0
1) Yes1,05640.5
2) No1,55159.5
Missing2 
TOTAL2,608100.0


NE_27_1 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF CA_1=1, FILL outside of your congregation] Which have encouraged you to do volunteer work outside of your congregation? Name 1 (NE_27_1)
TOTAL%
TOTAL2,610100.0


CA_32B from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF CA_32a=1, ASK CA_32b] In the last year, about how many hours did you spend on other volunteer work? (CA_32B)
TOTAL%
-4) Dont know61.1
0) 06311.4
1) 191.6
2) 2305.4
3) 3224.0
4) 4183.3
5) 5346.1
10) 6-1010919.7
15) 11-15356.3
20) 16-20549.8
25) 21-25193.4
30) 26-30101.8
40) 31-40417.4
50) 41-50122.2
60) 51-60152.7
80) 61-80234.2
100) More than 80539.6
Missing2,055 
TOTAL553100.0


NE_27_2 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF CA_1=1, FILL outside of your congregation] Which have encouraged you to do volunteer work outside of your congregation? Name 2 (NE_27_2)
TOTAL%
TOTAL2,610100.0


NE_27_3 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF CA_1=1, FILL outside of your congregation] Which have encouraged you to do volunteer work outside of your congregation? Name 3 (NE_27_3)
TOTAL%
TOTAL2,610100.0


V085128 from American National Election Studies, Time Series Study, 2008

Many people say they have less time these days to do volunteer work. What about you, were you able to devote any time to volunteer work in the last twelve months or did you not do so? (V085128)
TOTAL%
-2) No Post-election IW2219.5
1) Yes77733.4
5) No1,32557.0
TOTAL2323100.0


VOLUNTER from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

(volunteer_w2) H:11. In the last year, how much, if at all, have you done organized volunteer work or community service? Was it . . . (VOLUNTER)
TOTAL%
1) Never83732.1
2) A few times83532.1
3) Occasionally56821.8
4) Regularly34913.4
666) Invalid skip140.5
777) Dont know10.0
TOTAL2604100.0


VOLNUM1 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

(volnum1_w2) [IF REGULARLY VOLUNTEERS] [IF H:11=4] H:12. About how many times in an average month do you do volunteer work or community service work? [RECORD NUMBER OF TIMES, RANGE = 0-70, 70=70 OR MORE] (VOLNUM1)
TOTAL%
0) 0180.7
1) 1261.0
2) 2552.1
3) 3371.4
4) 4582.2
5) 5391.5
6) 6100.4
7) 760.2
8) 8210.8
9) 910.0
10) 10261.0
12) 1280.3
13) 1310.0
15) 15100.4
16) 1630.1
18) 1810.0
20) 20120.5
25) 2530.1
30) 3070.3
31) 3110.0
35) 3520.1
40) 4010.0
666) Invalid skip140.5
777) Dont know30.1
999) Not asked2,24186.1
TOTAL2604100.0


VOLNUM2 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

(volnum2_w2) [IF OCCASIONALLY VOLUNTEERS] [IF H:11=3] H:13. About how many times in the last year did you do volunteer work or community service work? [RECORD NUMBER OF TIMES, RANGE = 0-80, 80=80 OR MORE] (VOLNUM2)
TOTAL%
0) 0311.2
1) 1170.7
2) 2612.3
3) 3592.3
4) 4451.7
5) 5732.8
6) 6281.1
7) 7150.6
8) 8200.8
9) 920.1
10) 10702.7
11) 1110.0
12) 12160.6
13) 1320.1
14) 1410.0
15) 15190.7
16) 1610.0
17) 1710.0
20) 20301.2
22) 2220.1
24) 2460.2
25) 2560.2
30) 30200.8
32) 3210.0
35) 3520.1
36) 3610.0
38) 3810.0
40) 4050.2
42) 4210.0
48) 4810.0
50) 50150.6
52) 5230.1
60) 6010.0
70) 7020.1
72) 7210.0
80) 8030.1
666) Invalid skip140.5
777) Dont know50.2
999) Not asked2,02277.6
TOTAL2604100.0


FRNDVOL from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

(frndvol_w2) [IF IDENTIFIES MORE THAN ONE FRIEND] [IF>1 FRIEND IDENTIFIED IN N:1] N:2. How many, if any, of these [VALUE REPORTED IN N:1] people . . . [INSERT LIST FROM A-N] [READ STEM FOR A,B,G, AND I, AND ONLY IF NECESSARY FOR THE REST OF THE CATEGORIES] N. Regularly do volunteer work or community service? (FRNDVOL)
TOTAL%
0) 01,05440.5
1) 154921.1
2) 244417.1
3) 32318.9
4) 4833.2
5) 51545.9
666) Invalid skip200.8
777) Dont know542.1
999) Not asked150.6
TOTAL2604100.0


SFRNDVOL from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)

(sfrndvol_w2) [IF ONLY ONE FRIEND MENTIONED IN N:1] N:2SINGLE. Is this person . . . [INSERT LIST FROM A-N] [READ STEM FOR A AND B THEN ONLY AFTER EVERY 5TH QUESTION UNLESS NECESSARY] N. Someone that does regular volunteer work or community service? (SFRNDVOL)
TOTAL%
0) No120.5
1) Yes10.0
666) Invalid skip210.8
777) Dont know10.0
888) Refused10.0
999) Not asked2,56898.6
TOTAL2604100.0


VOLUNTER from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)

(volunter_w3) H:13. In the last year, have you done any organized volunteer work or community service? (VOLUNTER)
TOTAL%
0) No1,35053.3
1) Yes1,17746.5
777) Dont know10.0
999) Legitimate skip40.2
TOTAL2532100.0


VOLNUM2 from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)

(volnum2_w3) [IF HAS VOLUNTEERED] H:13. About how many times in the last year did you do volunteer work or community service work? [RECORD NUMBER OF TIMES, RANGE=1-80, 80=80 OR MORE] (VOLNUM2)
TOTAL%
1) 11445.7
2) 21977.8
3) 31576.2
4) 4903.6
5) 51184.7
6) 6471.9
7) 7190.8
8) 8200.8
9) 940.2
10) 10893.5
11) 1110.0
12) 12371.5
13) 1320.1
14) 1440.2
15) 15431.7
16) 1630.1
17) 1720.1
18) 1810.0
20) 20321.3
24) 24120.5
25) 25110.4
26) 2630.1
30) 30240.9
35) 3560.2
36) 3620.1
40) 40110.4
45) 4510.0
48) 4850.2
50) 50251.0
51) 5110.0
52) 52120.5
55) 5510.0
60) 6050.2
64) 6410.0
67) 6710.0
70) 7020.1
75) 7530.1
80) 80341.3
777) Dont know70.3
999) Legitimate skip1,35553.5
TOTAL2532100.0


FRNDVOL from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)

(frndvol_w3) [IF IDENTIFIES MORE THAN ONE FRIEND] N:2. How many, if any, of these [VALUE REPORTED IN N:1] people . . . [INSERT LIST FROM A-H] H. regularly do volunteer work or community service? (FRNDVOL)
TOTAL%
0) 01,21447.9
1) 160423.9
2) 233513.2
3) 31586.2
4) 4652.6
5) 5672.6
777) Dont know180.7
888) Refused10.0
999) Legitimate skip702.8
TOTAL2532100.0


SFRNDVOL from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)

(sfrndvol_w3) [IF ONLY ONE FRIEND] Now, I would like to ask some questions about that person. N:2SINGLE. Is this person . . . [INSERT LIST FROM A-H] [IF N:2SINGLE.A=0,DK,REF] H. someone that does regular volunteer work or community service? (SFRNDVOL)
TOTAL%
0) No421.7
1) Yes120.5
777) Dont know10.0
999) Legitimate skip2,47797.8
TOTAL2532100.0


HRSYOUTH from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: K. Youth development (HRSYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) 021.9
1) 143.8
2) 21716.3
3) 387.7
4) 41615.4
5) 5109.6
6) 654.8
7) 721.9
8) 843.8
9) 911.0
10) 10109.6
11) 1111.0
12) 1211.0
15) 1543.8
16) 1643.8
20) 2065.8
23) 2311.0
24) 2411.0
25) 2511.0
36) 3611.0
50) 5011.0
60) 6011.0
98) Dont know11.0
99) No answer21.9
TOTAL104100.0


HRSPOL from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: J. Political organizations or campaigns (HRSPOL)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


NE_27_5 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF CA_1=1, FILL outside of your congregation] Which have encouraged you to do volunteer work outside of your congregation? Name 5 (NE_27_5)
TOTAL%
TOTAL2,610100.0


HRSOTH from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: O. Other (SPECIFY) (HRSOTH)
TOTAL%
1) 114.5
2) 214.5
3) 3313.6
4) 414.5
5) 5313.6
6) 629.1
8) 814.5
10) 10418.2
15) 1529.1
16) 1614.5
20) 2014.5
21) 2114.5
99) No answer14.5
TOTAL22100.0


HRSINFRM from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: N. Informal-alone-not-for-pay (HRSINFRM)
TOTAL%
1) 158.5
2) 21220.3
3) 358.5
4) 4610.2
5) 535.1
6) 623.4
8) 846.8
10) 1058.5
12) 1211.7
15) 1511.7
20) 20711.9
25) 2511.7
30) 3011.7
35) 3511.7
37) 3711.7
40) 4011.7
50) 5011.7
98) Dont know11.7
99) No answer11.7
TOTAL59100.0


HRSINTL from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: M. International/foreign (HRSINTL)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


HRSFOUND from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: L. Private and community foundations (HRSFOUND)
TOTAL%
0) 012.4
1) 137.1
2) 2614.3
3) 3511.9
4) 437.1
5) 524.8
6) 649.5
7) 712.4
8) 812.4
9) 912.4
10) 1037.1
12) 1212.4
14) 1412.4
15) 1512.4
16) 1624.8
20) 2024.8
30) 3024.8
40) 4012.4
98) Dont know12.4
99) No answer12.4
TOTAL42100.0


VO_2 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

In a typical month do your volunteering activities take up more than one hour of your time? (VO_2)
TOTAL%
1) Yes60857.6
2) No44842.4
Missing1,554 
TOTAL1,056100.0


NE_27_8 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF CA_1=1, FILL outside of your congregation] Which have encouraged you to do volunteer work outside of your congregation? All (NE_27_8)
TOTAL%
TOTAL2,610100.0


SA_VOLPR from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

About how many times in the past twelve months have you volunteered for a project that helps people in the local community? (SA_VOLPR)
TOTAL%
-4) Dont know10.0
0) Never1,38553.1
1) Once1796.9
2) 2-4 times40515.5
3) 5-9 times1927.4
4) Once a month2067.9
5) Twice a month1174.5
6) Once a week732.8
7) More than once a week522.0
TOTAL2,610100.0


NE_27_7 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF CA_1=1, FILL outside of your congregation] Which have encouraged you to do volunteer work outside of your congregation? None (NE_27_7)
TOTAL%
TOTAL2,610100.0


VO_2A from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF VO_2=2 OR DK/RF, SKIP TO VO_3; ELSE ASK VO_2A.] About how many hours in a typical week do your volunteering activities take up? (VO_2A)
TOTAL%
-4) Dont know50.8
0) 0183.0
1) 110617.4
2) 214123.2
3) 39115.0
4) 46210.2
5) 5416.7
10) 6-108714.3
15) 11-15183.0
20) 16-20213.5
30) 21-30122.0
40) More than 4061.0
Missing2,002 
TOTAL608100.0


NE_27_6 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006

[IF CA_1=1, FILL outside of your congregation] Which have encouraged you to do volunteer work outside of your congregation? Name 6 (NE_27_6)
TOTAL%
TOTAL2,610100.0


FRVOL from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)

(frvol_w3) Number of friends in N:1 that regularly do volunteer work or community service (FRVOL)
TOTAL%
-1) R reports no friends60.2
0) 01,25649.6
1) 161624.3
2) 233513.2
3) 31586.2
4) 4652.6
5) 5672.6
777) Dont know190.8
888) Refused10.0
999) Legitimate skip90.4
TOTAL2532100.0


MONOTH from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? O. Other (SPECIFY) (MONOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2453.3
2) No1737.8
9) No answer48.9
TOTAL45100.0


MONEDUC from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? B. Education (MONEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes12651.9
2) No10041.2
9) No answer177.0
TOTAL243100.0


MONHUMAN from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? D. Human services (MONHUMAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6547.4
2) No6245.3
9) No answer107.3
TOTAL137100.0


MONENVIR from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? E. Environment (MONENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4141.0
2) No5252.0
9) No answer77.0
TOTAL100100.0


MONPUB from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? F. Public/society benefit (MONPUB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4742.7
2) No5247.3
9) No answer1110.0
TOTAL110100.0


MONREC from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? G. Recreation - adults (MONREC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3538.5
2) No5156.0
9) No answer55.5
TOTAL91100.0


MONART from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? H. Arts, culture, and humanities (MONART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4041.2
2) No4546.4
9) No answer1212.4
TOTAL97100.0


MONWORK from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? I. Work-related organizations (MONWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes8650.3
2) No7242.1
9) No answer137.6
TOTAL171100.0


MONPOL from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? J. Political organizations or campaigns (MONPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3044.1
2) No3348.5
9) No answer57.4
TOTAL68100.0


MONHLTH from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? A. Health (MONHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes7551.0
2) No6946.9
9) No answer32.0
TOTAL147100.0


MONINFRM from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? N. Informal-alone-not-for-pay (MONINFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6058.8
2) No4039.2
9) No answer22.0
TOTAL102100.0


MONYOUTH from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? K. Youth development (MONYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes10750.0
2) No9544.4
9) No answer125.6
TOTAL214100.0


HRSHLTH from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: A. Health (HRSHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) 179.3
2) 21013.3
3) 356.7
4) 4810.7
5) 579.3
6) 634.0
7) 711.3
8) 856.7
9) 911.3
10) 1056.7
12) 1245.3
15) 1511.3
16) 1622.7
20) 2068.0
30) 3022.7
32) 3222.7
40) 4034.0
42) 4211.3
99) No answer22.7
TOTAL75100.0


HRSEDUC from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: B. Education (HRSEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) 143.2
2) 22419.2
3) 3118.8
4) 41713.6
5) 597.2
6) 686.4
7) 710.8
8) 875.6
10) 101411.2
12) 1232.4
15) 1521.6
16) 1643.2
18) 1810.8
20) 2075.6
22) 2210.8
25) 2532.4
30) 3010.8
40) 4021.6
42) 4210.8
45) 4510.8
48) 4821.6
80) 8010.8
98) Dont know10.8
TOTAL125100.0


HRSHUMAN from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: D. Human services (HRSHUMAN)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


HRSENVIR from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: E. Environment (HRSENVIR)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


HRSPUB from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: F. Public/society benefit (HRSPUB)
TOTAL%
1) 148.5
2) 2612.8
3) 3510.6
4) 4919.1
5) 512.1
6) 612.1
8) 8714.9
10) 1048.5
12) 1212.1
15) 1512.1
20) 2012.1
24) 2412.1
25) 2512.1
30) 3012.1
37) 3712.1
40) 4012.1
45) 4512.1
99) No answer12.1
TOTAL47100.0


HRSREC from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: G. Recreation adults (HRSREC)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


HRSART from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: H. Arts, culture, and humanities (HRSART)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


HRSWORK from General Social Survey, 1996

Id like your best estimate of the total number of hours you spent in the past month on each of the areas in which you have been a volunteer. How many hours did you spend in the past month working for: I. Work-related organizations (HRSWORK)
TOTAL%
1) 155.9
2) 21011.8
3) 389.4
4) 41922.4
5) 5910.6
6) 644.7
7) 722.4
8) 822.4
10) 1089.4
11) 1111.2
12) 1244.7
15) 1522.4
16) 1633.5
20) 2033.5
25) 2511.2
30) 3011.2
80) 8011.2
98) Dont know11.2
99) No answer11.2
TOTAL85100.0


MONFOUND from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? L. Private and community foundations (MONFOUND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4238.9
2) No6055.6
9) No answer65.6
TOTAL108100.0


VOLPUB from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? F. Public/society benefit (VOLPUB)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1107.6
2) No1,24786.4
9) No answer876.0
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLEDUC from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? B. Education (VOLEDUC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes24316.8
2) No1,12377.8
9) No answer785.4
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLYOUTH from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? K. Youth development (VOLYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes21414.8
2) No1,14579.3
9) No answer855.9
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLFOUND from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? L. Private and community foundations (VOLFOUND)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1087.5
2) No1,24185.9
9) No answer956.6
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLHLTH from General Social Survey, 1996

Listed on this card are examples of the many different areas in which people do volunteer activity. By volunteer activity I mean not just belonging to a service organization, but actually working in some way to help others for no monetary pay. In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? A. Health (VOLHLTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes14710.2
2) No1,20983.7
9) No answer886.1
TOTAL1444100.0


W6Z75 from American National Election Studies, Panel Study, 2008-2009

Volunteered to help your local community prepare for or respond to an emergency. (W6Z75)
TOTAL%
-7) No answer30.1
-6) Not asked, unit non-response1,57351.6
-2) Missing, see documentation421.4
1) Have done it1785.8
2) Have thought about it but havent done it38412.6
3) Have not thought about doing it86928.5
TOTAL3049100.0


VOLWORK from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? I. Work-related organizations (VOLWORK)
TOTAL%
1) Yes17111.8
2) No1,18982.3
9) No answer845.8
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLREC from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? G. Recreation - adults (VOLREC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes916.3
2) No1,25486.8
9) No answer996.9
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLPOL from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? J. Political organizations or campaigns (VOLPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes684.7
2) No1,27788.4
9) No answer996.9
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLENVIR from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? E. Environment (VOLENVIR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1006.9
2) No1,24586.2
9) No answer996.9
TOTAL1444100.0


OLHUMAN from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? D. Human services (OLHUMAN)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1379.5
2) No1,21884.3
9) No answer896.2
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLOTH from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? O. Other (SPECIFY) (VOLOTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes453.1
2) No1,20383.3
9) No answer19613.6
TOTAL1444100.0


MONINTL from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past month? M. International/foreign (MONINTL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes827.6
2) No1965.5
9) No answer26.9
TOTAL29100.0


VOLINTL from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? M. International/foreign (VOLINTL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes292.0
2) No1,31090.7
9) No answer1057.3
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLINFRM from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? N. Informal-alone-not-for-pay (VOLINFRM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1027.1
2) No1,24085.9
9) No answer1027.1
TOTAL1444100.0


VOLART from General Social Survey, 1996

In which, if any, of the areas listed on this card have you done some volunteer work in the past twelve months? H. Arts, culture, and humanities (VOLART)
TOTAL%
1) Yes976.7
2) No1,25286.7
9) No answer956.6
TOTAL1444100.0


SERVICE from Generation Next Survey, 2006

(ASK IF AGE less than 26) Now thinking about your generation compared with young adults 20 years ago, for each of the things I mention please tell me if you think your generation does more of it, less of it, OR about the same amount as young adults 20 years ago did: Community service or volunteer activity (SERVICE)
TOTAL%
1) Your generation does more16537.3
2) Your generation does less of it18541.9
3) About the same/no difference8419.0
9) (VOL.) Dont know/Refused81.8
Missing2,560 
TOTAL442100.0


HELP_PPL from American National Election Studies, 2002

IF RESPONDENT SELECTED FOR K5 ADMINISTRATION: Would you say that most of the time people try to be helpful, or that they are just looking out for themselves? (HELP_PPL)
TOTAL%
0) NA10.1
1) Try to be helpful48671.7
5) Just looking out for themselves18927.9
8) Dont know20.3
TOTAL678100.0


VOLTIMES from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

58. Frequency probe for CVOLTIME: How many times have you volunteered in the past 12 months? [PROBE USED ONLY IF RESPONDENT CANT REMEMBER EXACT NUMBER] (VOLTIMES)
TOTAL%
1) Never did this105.2
2) Once42.1
3) A few times199.8
4) 2-4 times52.6
5) 5-9 times115.7
6) About once a month on average2714.0
7) Twice a month189.3
8) About once a week on average3216.6
9) More than once a week3819.7
98) Dont know2714.0
99) Refused21.0
TOTAL193100.0


VOLNEI from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

59F. Have you volunteered for any neighborhood or civic group? (VOLNEI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6,46638.8
2) No10,17961.0
8) Dont know260.2
9) Refused120.1
TOTAL16683100.0


VOLARTS from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

59E. Have you volunteered for any cultural or arts organizations? (VOLARTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes3,92423.5
2) No12,73076.3
8) Dont know210.1
9) Refused80.0
TOTAL16683100.0


VOLHUM from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

59D. Have you volunteered to help the poor or elderly? (VOLHUM)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9,04654.2
2) No7,61345.6
8) Dont know150.1
9) Refused90.1
TOTAL16683100.0


VOLYOU from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

59C. Have you volunteered for school or youth programs? (VOLYOU)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9,56857.4
2) No7,09542.5
8) Dont know110.1
9) Refused90.1
TOTAL16683100.0


VOLYOUTH from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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 (VOLYOUTH)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,43630.7
2) No3,24269.2
9) Dont know/Refused50.1
TOTAL4,683100.0


VOLHEA from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

59B. Have you volunteered for health care or fighting a disease? (VOLHEA)
TOTAL%
1) Yes6,01636.1
2) No10,64263.8
8) Dont know170.1
9) Refused80.0
TOTAL16683100.0


CVOLTIME from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

58. How many times in the past 12 months have you volunteered? (CVOLTIME)
TOTAL%
0) 012,46742.6
1) 11,1253.8
2) 21,9866.8
3) 31,4124.8
4) 49993.4
5) 51,4585.0
6) 61,0593.6
7) 71910.7
8) 82961.0
9) 9540.2
10) 101,4014.8
11) 11100.0
12) 121,1263.9
13) 13140.0
14) 14290.1
15) 154851.7
16) 16330.1
17) 1740.0
18) 18190.1
20) 209203.1
21) 2150.0
22) 2230.0
23) 2330.0
24) 242060.7
25) 253661.3
26) 26100.0
27) 2720.0
28) 2880.0
29) 2910.0
30) 305121.8
31) 3130.0
32) 3250.0
33) 3310.0
34) 3410.0
35) 35400.1
36) 36510.2
37) 3710.0
38) 3810.0
40) 402600.9
41) 4110.0
42) 4220.0
43) 4310.0
44) 4420.0
45) 45260.1
46) 4610.0
48) 48490.2
49) 4910.0
50) 505031.7
52) 522120.7
53) 531,6045.5
98) Dont know1930.7
99) Refused710.2
TOTAL29233100.0


VOLARTS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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 arts or cultural organization, like a theater or music group, museum, or public TV station (VOLARTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes4649.9
2) No4,21289.9
9) Dont know/Refused70.1
TOTAL4,683100.0


PSTYRTME from Economic Values Survey, 1992

In the past year, have you -- donated time to a volunteer organization? (PSTYRTME)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,76135.1
2) No2,98759.5
3) Dont know2725.4
TOTAL5,020100.0


MONARTS from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR ANY ARTS OR CULTURAL ORGANIZATION, LIKE A THEATER OR MUSIC GROUP, MUSEUM, OR PUBLIC TV STATION IN THE LAST YEAR (VOLARTS). In the past month, on about how many days, if any, have you volunteered for any arts or cultural organization, like a theater or music group, museum, or public TV station? (MONARTS)
TOTAL%
0) 012326.6
1) 14910.6
2) 28117.5
3) 3388.2
4) 44710.2
5) 5245.2
6) 671.5
7) 761.3
8) 8153.2
10) 1091.9
12) 1240.9
13) 1320.4
14) 1420.4
15) 1561.3
16) 1610.2
20) 20204.3
24) 2410.2
25) 2520.4
28) 2810.2
30) 30153.2
31) 3110.2
32) Dont know/Refused81.7
Missing4,219 
TOTAL462100.0


VOLCIVIC from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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 (VOLCIVIC)
TOTAL%
1) Yes84318.0
2) No3,83581.9
9) Dont know/Refused40.1
TOTAL4,682100.0


MONCIVIC from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR ANY NEIGHBORHOOD, CIVIC OR COMMUNITY GROUP SUCH AS A BLOCK ASSOCIATION OR A NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH IN THE LAST YEAR (VOLCIVIC). In the past month, on about how many days, if any, have you volunteered for any neighborhood, civic or community group such as a block association or a neighborhood watch? (MONCIVIC)
TOTAL%
0) 019923.6
1) 115518.4
2) 214016.6
3) 3718.4
4) 4698.2
5) 5516.0
6) 680.9
7) 7172.0
8) 870.8
10) 10232.7
11) 1120.2
12) 1270.8
14) 1470.8
15) 1591.1
16) 1620.2
17) 1720.2
18) 1810.1
20) 2070.8
25) 2520.2
28) 2870.8
30) 30283.3
31) 31141.7
32) Dont know/Refused161.9
Missing3,839 
TOTAL844100.0


VOLPOOR from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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 organization to help the poor, sick, elderly, or homeless (VOLPOOR)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,47131.4
2) No3,19968.3
9) Dont know/Refused130.3
TOTAL4,683100.0


MONPOOR from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR ANY ORGANIZATION TO HELP THE POOR, SICK, ELDERLY, OR HOMELESS IN THE LAST YEAR (VOLPOOR). In the past month, on about how many days, if any, have you volunteered for any organization to help the poor, sick, elderly, or homeless? (MONPOOR)
TOTAL%
0) 043429.5
1) 123816.2
2) 218312.4
3) 314810.1
4) 415410.5
5) 5604.1
6) 6251.7
7) 7211.4
8) 8332.2
10) 10231.6
12) 12130.9
14) 14281.9
15) 15141.0
16) 1650.3
20) 20181.2
21) 2120.1
25) 2530.2
30) 30221.5
31) 31161.1
32) Dont know/Refused322.2
Missing3,212 
TOTAL1,472100.0


VOLARTS from General Social Survey, 1998

Last year, did you do any volunteer work for organizations involved in the arts, culture, or the humanities? (VOLARTS)
TOTAL%
1) Yes22615.6
2) No1,19082.4
8) Dont know10.1
9) No answer281.9
TOTAL1445100.0


VOLTIME2 from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

58. Number of (combined) times you volunteered (in past 12 months) [recoding of CVOLTIME and VOLTIMES] (VOLTIME2)
TOTAL%
0) 012,47742.7
1) 11,1293.9
2) 22,0026.8
3) 31,4204.9
4) 49993.4
5) 51,4585.0
6) 61,0593.6
7) 72020.7
8) 82961.0
9) 9540.2
10) 101,4014.8
11) 11100.0
12) 121,1533.9
13) 13140.0
14) 14290.1
15) 154851.7
16) 16330.1
17) 1740.0
18) 18190.1
20) 209203.1
21) 2150.0
22) 2230.0
23) 2330.0
24) 242240.8
25) 253661.3
26) 26100.0
27) 2720.0
28) 2880.0
29) 2910.0
30) 305121.8
31) 3130.0
32) 3250.0
33) 3310.0
34) 3410.0
35) 35400.1
36) 36510.2
37) 3710.0
38) 3810.0
40) 402600.9
41) 4110.0
42) 4220.0
43) 4310.0
44) 4420.0
45) 45260.1
46) 4610.0
48) 48490.2
49) 4910.0
50) 505031.7
52) 522440.8
60) 601,6425.6
98) Dont Know290.1
99) Refused710.2
TOTAL29233100.0


MONYOUTH from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR ANY CHILD OR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS, SUCH AS DAY CARE CENTERS, SCHOOLS, TUTORING, SCOUTS OR LITTLE LEAGUE IN THE LAST YEAR (VOLYOUTH). In the past month, on about how many days, if any, have you volunteered for any child or youth development programs such as day care centers, schools, tutoring, Scouts or Little League? (MONYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) 026118.2
1) 116611.6
2) 220314.1
3) 31168.1
4) 420414.2
5) 5966.7
6) 6221.5
7) 7302.1
8) 8533.7
9) 9110.8
10) 10543.8
11) 1120.1
12) 12302.1
13) 1320.1
14) 14161.1
15) 15282.0
16) 1690.6
18) 1810.1
19) 1910.1
20) 20503.5
22) 2220.1
24) 2440.3
25) 25130.9
28) 28100.7
30) 30211.5
31) 31161.1
32) Dont know/Refused141.0
Missing3,247 
TOTAL1,435100.0


VOLWKCHR from General Social Survey, 1998

Has respondent volunteered in the last 12 months: Charitable activities (helping the sick, elderly, poor, etc.) (VOLWKCHR)
TOTAL%
1) No75258.6
2) Yes, once or twice25119.5
3) Yes, 3-5 times1199.3
4) Yes, 6 or more times1058.2
8) Dont know
9) No answer574.4
TOTAL1284100.0


RELALT6 from America's Evangelicals

(ASK IF NOT Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? (RANDOMIZE LIST) Volunteered for a local community organization not related to church (RELALT6)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all13946.8
2) 1-27123.9
3) 3-5289.4
4) More than 55418.2
5) Dont know/Refused51.7
TOTAL297100.0


QN51_C from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

In the past year have you volunteered your time to any neighborhood, business, or youth group? (QN51_C)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, volunteered1,05426.2
2) No, did not volunteer2,91572.6
8) Dont know200.5
9) Refused270.7
TOTAL4016100.0


VOLARTS2 from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

Volunteered for culture-arts? [Recoding of VOLARTS] (VOLARTS2)
TOTAL%
0) No25,20786.5
1) Yes3,92413.5
TOTAL29131100.0


VOLWKPOL from General Social Survey, 1998

Have you done any voluntary activity in the past 12 months in any of the following areas? Voluntary activity is unpaid work, not just belonging to an organization or group. It should be of service or benefit to other people or the community and not only to ones family or personal friends. During the last 12 months did you do volunteer work in any of the following areas: Political activities (helping political parties, political movements, election campaigns, etc.) (VOLWKPOL)
TOTAL%
1) No1,10285.8
2) Yes, once or twice816.3
3) Yes, 3-5 times221.7
4) Yes, 6 or more times201.6
8) Dont know
9) No answer594.6
TOTAL1284100.0


VOLWKOTH from General Social Survey, 1998

Has respondent volunteered in the last 12 months: Any other kind of voluntary activities (VOLWKOTH)
TOTAL%
1) No75558.8
2) Yes, once or twice22217.3
3) Yes, 3-5 times1098.5
4) Yes, 6 or more times13810.7
8) Dont know
9) No answer604.7
TOTAL1284100.0


QN51_B from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion

In the past year have you volunteered your time to any school or tutoring program? (QN51_B)
TOTAL%
1) Yes, volunteered95823.9
2) No, did not volunteer3,00974.9
8) Dont know180.4
9) Refused310.8
TOTAL4016100.0


RELALT26 from America's Evangelicals

(ASK IF Protestants, Roman Catholics, Mormons, Orthodox Church, and Other Christians IN RELIG1A) Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years 1-2 times, 3-5 times, more than 5 times, or not at all? Volunteered for a local community organization not related to church (RELALT26)
TOTAL%
1) Not at all61847.1
2) 1-230823.5
3) 3-514411.0
4) More than 522317.0
5) Dont know/Refused201.5
TOTAL1313100.0


RELACT1 from America's Evangelicals

Would you say that your religious faith has led you to (RANDOMIZE): Volunteer in the community (RELACT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92257.3
2) No66841.5
3) Dont know/Refused201.2
TOTAL1610100.0


VOLPOL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

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 (VOLPOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes2976.3
2) No4,38193.6
9) Dont know/Refused40.1
TOTAL4,682100.0


VOLHUM2 from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

Volunteered for needy? [Recoding of VOLHUM] (VOLHUM2)
TOTAL%
0) No20,09069.0
1) Yes9,04631.0
TOTAL29136100.0


VOLHEA2 from Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey, 2000

Volunteered for health? (Recoding of VOLHEA] (VOLHEA2)
TOTAL%
0) No23,11979.4
1) Yes6,01620.6
TOTAL29135100.0


MONPOL from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2001

ASKED ONLY OF RESPONDENTS WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR ANY POLITIAL ORGANIZATIONS OR CANDIDATES IN THE LAST YEAR (VOLPOL). In the past month, on about how many days, if any, have you volunteered for any political organizations or candidates? (MONPOL)
TOTAL%
0) 015752.9
1) 13110.4
2) 23311.1
3) 3134.4
4) 4186.1
5) 562.0
6) 620.7
7) 782.7
10) 1051.7
12) 1220.7
16) 1620.7
28) 2831.0
32) Dont know/Refused175.7
Missing4,385 
TOTAL297100.0


NUMORGS from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

How many different organizations have you volunteered for during the past year? (NUMORGS)
TOTAL%
0) 516.6
1) 24531.6
2) 19625.3
3) 12315.9
4) 658.4
5) 314.0
6) 243.1
7) 70.9
8) 40.5
9) 10.1
10) 50.6
11) 10.1
12) 30.4
13) 10.1
15) 20.3
20) 10.1
21) 10.1
30) 10.1
99) Dont know/Refused131.7
TOTAL775100.0


VOLINFRM from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Informal volunteering. (VOLINFRM)
TOTAL%
0) No1,30385.3
1) Yes22514.7
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLNONE from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - None. (VOLNONE)
TOTAL%
0) No78851.6
1) Yes74048.4
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLARTS from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Arts or cultural activities. (VOLARTS)
TOTAL%
0) No1,41592.6
1) Yes1137.4
TOTAL1528100.0


HRSVLNTR from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

Approximately how many hours do you spend volunteering each week? (HRSVLNTR)
TOTAL%
TOTAL0100.0


VOLYOUTH from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Youth activities. (VOLYOUTH)
TOTAL%
0) No1,27683.5
1) Yes25216.5
TOTAL1528100.0


INCITFUT from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO HAVE NOT DONE VOLUNTEER WORK IN A POOR INNER-CITY AREA IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS: Are you likely to do volunteer work in a poor inner-city area in the future? (INCITFUT)
TOTAL%
1) Yes29721.1
2) No95167.5
3) Dont know16111.4
TOTAL1409100.0


VOLSCHLS from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Activities related to schools. (VOLSCHLS)
TOTAL%
0) No1,22780.3
1) Yes30119.7
TOTAL1528100.0


INCITVOL from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

Have you ever done volunteer work in a poor inner-city area? (INCITVOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes27918.3
2) No1,24381.3
3) Dont know60.4
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLPOLIT from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A political campaign. (VOLPOLIT)
TOTAL%
0) No1,40892.1
1) Yes1207.9
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLVLNCE from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A violence prevention effort. (VOLVLNCE)
TOTAL%
0) No1,46796.0
1) Yes614.0
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLCOMDP from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A community development corporation. (VOLCOMDP)
TOTAL%
0) No1,47996.8
1) Yes493.2
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLBLDHM from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Building houses for the poor. (VOLBLDHM)
TOTAL%
0) No1,48597.2
1) Yes432.8
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLENVR from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Environmental projects. (VOLENVR)
TOTAL%
0) No1,42293.1
1) Yes1066.9
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLAIDS from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - AIDS related activities. (VOLAIDS)
TOTAL%
0) No1,47196.3
1) Yes573.7
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLNBCRM from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A neighborhood crime watch program. (VOLNBCRM)
TOTAL%
0) No1,38690.7
1) Yes1429.3
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLSHELT from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A shelter for abused women or children. (VOLSHELT)
TOTAL%
0) No1,45395.1
1) Yes754.9
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLDISFD from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Distributing food to the needy. (VOLDISFD)
TOTAL%
0) No1,23781.0
1) Yes29119.0
TOTAL1528100.0


VOLCOMOR from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - Community organizing. (VOLCOMOR)
TOTAL%
0) No1,42893.5
1) Yes1006.5
TOTAL1528100.0


METVOL from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

Did you attend meetings at any of the following? - A volunteer center (METVOL)
TOTAL%
1) Yes9321.1
2) No33776.6
3) Dont know102.3
TOTAL440100.0


VOLNBHOM from Civic Involvement Survey, 1997

During the past year, have you spent any time volunteering for any of the following - A neighborhood or homeowners association. (VOLNBHOM)
TOTAL%
0) No1,41292.4
1) Yes1167.6
TOTAL1528100.0


EVACORG2 from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006

39G3. Was the volunteer work organized by a religious group, the state or local government, the Red Cross, or another group? SECOND MENTION (EVACORG2)
TOTAL%
2) State or local government1037.0
3) Red Cross1451.9
4) Another group311.1
Missing9,718 
TOTAL27100.0


EVACORG from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006

39G3. Was the volunteer work organized by a religious group, the state or local government, the Red Cross, or another group? FIRST MENTION (EVACORG)
TOTAL%
1) Religious Group21044.7
2) State or local government4710.0
3) Red Cross8217.4
4) Another group8017.0
5) All of the above groups132.8
6) None of the above groups357.4
8) Dont know20.4
9) Refused10.2
Missing9,275 
TOTAL470100.0


CHARITY3 from Houston Area Survey, 2010

During the past twelve months, did you personally contribute any of your time to a volunteer activity? (CHARITY3)
TOTAL%
-1) RF/DK10.1
0) No31041.3
1) Yes43958.5
TOTAL750100.0


WHENVOL from Houston Area Survey, 2010

IF YES (CHARITY3): And did you volunteer in the past thirty days? (WHENVOL)
TOTAL%
0) No21646.2
1) Yes25253.8
TOTAL468100.0


CVOLTIME from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006

58. How many times in the past twelve months have you volunteered? (IF NECESSARY PROMPT WITH CATEGORIES) (IF NECESSARY: By volunteering, I mean any unpaid work youve done to help people besides your family and friends or people you work with.) (IF NECESSARY: Count every time you did any volunteer work, no matter how much or little.) (GIVE RESPONDENT A MOMENT TO THINK ABOUT THE ANSWER. IF RESPONSE IS 53 OR GREATER, ENTER 53) (CVOLTIME)
TOTAL%
0) 03,67037.7
1) 13864.0
2) 27147.3
3) 34935.1
4) 43673.8
5) 55085.2
6) 63463.6
7) 7860.9
8) 81151.2
9) 9130.1
10) 105075.2
11) 1110.0
12) 123593.7
13) 1320.0
14) 14160.2
15) 152102.2
16) 1670.1
17) 1700.0
18) 18150.2
19) 1910.0
20) 203343.4
21) 2110.0
22) 2230.0
23) 2310.0
24) 24770.8
25) 251221.3
26) 2630.0
27) 2710.0
28) 2830.0
30) 302032.1
31) 3110.0
32) 3230.0
33) 3300.0
34) 3410.0
35) 35350.4
36) 36140.1
37) 3710.0
40) 401041.1
42) 4210.0
43) 4310.0
44) 4400.0
45) 4590.1
46) 4620.0
48) 48230.2
49) 4930.0
50) 502152.2
52) 52971.0
53) 53660.7
60) 605495.6
98) Dont know250.3
99) Refused270.3
TOTAL9,741100.0


EVACVOL1 from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006

39G2. Volunteer? (EVACVOL1)
TOTAL%
0) No65358.0
1) Yes47041.7
8) Dont know30.3
Missing8,619 
TOTAL1,126100.0


EVACORG3 from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006

39G3. Was the volunteer work organized by a religious group, the state or local government, the Red Cross, or another group? THIRD MENTION (EVACORG3)
TOTAL%
3) Red Cross133.3
4) Another group266.7
Missing9,742 
TOTAL3100.0


VOLTIME from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006

58. How many times in the past twelve months have you volunteered? (IF RESPONDENT IS UNABLE TO ANSWER, PROBE:) Would you say you never did this, did it once, a few times, about once a month on average, twice a month, about once a week on average, or more often than that? (IF RESPONDENT ANSWERS A FEW TIMES, PROBE WITH:) Would that be closer to 2-4 times or 5-9 times? (VOLTIME)
TOTAL%
1) Never did this11.7
2) Once610.0
3) A few times (ENTER ONLY IF FIGURE CANNOT BE CLARIFIED)58.3
4) 2-4 times11.7
5) 5-9 times11.7
6) About once a month on average1016.7
7) Twice a month11.7
8) About once a week on average711.7
9) More than once a week1118.3
98) Dont know1220.0
99) Refused58.3
Missing9,685 
TOTAL60100.0


VOLTIME2 from Social Capital Community Survey, 2006

58. Times last 12 months volunteered (merged) (VOLTIME2)
TOTAL%
0) 03,67037.8
1) 13864.0
2) 27157.4
3) 34935.1
4) 43673.8
5) 55085.2
6) 63463.6
7) 7860.9
8) 81151.2
9) 9130.1
10) 105075.2
11) 1110.0
12) 123593.7
13) 1320.0
14) 14160.2
15) 152102.2
16) 1670.1
17) 1700.0
18) 18150.2
19) 1910.0
20) 203343.4
21) 2110.0
22) 2230.0
23) 2310.0
24) 24780.8
25) 251221.3
26) 2630.0
27) 2710.0
28) 2830.0
30) 302032.1
31) 3110.0
32) 3230.0
33) 3300.0
34) 3410.0
35) 35350.4
36) 36140.1
37) 3710.0
40) 401041.1
42) 4210.0
43) 4310.0
44) 4400.0
45) 4590.1
46) 4620.0
48) 48230.2
49) 4930.0
50) 502152.2
52) 52981.0
53) 53660.7
60) 605525.7
98) Dont know120.1
99) Refused50.1
Missing27 
TOTAL9,712100.0


MANYORGS from Middletown Area Study, 2004

How many organizations have you volunteered to work for in the past year? (MANYORGS)
TOTAL%
1) One organization9338.6
2) Two organizations7932.8
3) Three organizations3313.7
4) Four organizations197.9
5) Five or more organizations177.1
TOTAL241100.0


VOLUNTER from Middletown Area Study, 2004

While we understand many people are busy, some people volunteer their time to civic organizations, clubs, associations, charities, and other groups in the community. Have you volunteered your time to work with any type of organization in the past year? (VOLUNTER)
TOTAL%
1) No32357.2
2) Yes24242.8
TOTAL565100.0


INVOLVE from Faith and Family in America, 2005

(IF HAVE KIDS) Some parents have the ability to be very involved at their childs school or program, while others, due to work or family demands, might not have as much time to be as involved as they might like. Which of the following three statements comes closest to describing you? Just tell me the letter of your response. Would you say... - A) Im a parent who is very active at my childs school or program I often volunteer for events and many people in the building know me; B) Im not very active at the school or program but I get very involved with my childs education at home; OR C) I dont really have a chance to get as involved as Id like to be with my childs education at school or at home. (INVOLVE)
TOTAL%
1) A) Very active21436.8
2) B) Not very active27146.6
3) C) Dont have chance529.0
4) Neither10.2
5) Combination40.7
6) Does not apply366.2
7) Dont know/refused30.5
TOTAL581100.0


RESULT1 from Small Groups Survey, 1991 (Groups Sample)

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE CURRENTLY INVOLVED IN ANY SMALL GROUP THAT MEETS REGULARLY AND PROVIDES SUPPORT OR CARING FOR THOSE WHO PARTICIPATE IN IT: Next I would like to discuss the small group that you spoke about earlier that meets regularly and provides support or caring for those who participate in it. If you are currently involved in more than one such group, please think about the group that you are most actively involved in. As a result of being in this group, have you -- Become involved in volunteer work in your community (RESULT1)
TOTAL%
1) Yes43742.8
2) No57756.6
3) Dont know/Refused60.6
TOTAL1,020100.0


ACTVOL2 from Religious Influence and Identity Survey, 1996

Now I want to ask you about some of the activities you are involved in. For each one, please tell me whether you have done the activity within the last two years a lot, some, or none?: Volunteered for a local community organization not related to church/synagogue? (ACTVOL2)
TOTAL%
1) A lot39415.2
2) Some99138.3
3) None1,19946.3
4) DK30.1
5) Refused30.1
TOTAL2590100.0


VOLORG1 from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ACTIVE IN ANY CLUBS OR ORGANIZATIONS: Could you tell me which ones? -- First mentioned (VOLORG1)
TOTAL%
1) Alumni/educational club151.7
2) Civic organization (i.e. Boy Scouts)12013.4
3) Ethnic organization (miscellaneous)30.3
4) Fraternal organization (Kiwanis, Moose, Civitans, Masons)586.5
5) Hobby club (birdwatchers, computer, garden, motorcycle, gun)15217.0
6) Medical group (AA; cancer, Downs syndrome support group)364.0
7) Political group (political parties, issue groups such as Greenpeace, pro-life, conservation and other special interest)323.6
8) PTA, school committees748.3
10) Sports/health club (golf, softball, etc.)12013.4
11) Veterans organization (VFW, Disabled American Vets, American Legion)252.8
12) Work/trade organization14716.5
13) Charitable organizations (hospitals, volunteer, Cancer Society, Goodwill, etc.)647.2
20) Latino Womens Organizations10.1
21) NAACP40.4
24) British club10.1
26) Japan Society10.1
27) Asian Business League10.1
29) Philippine-American Org.10.1
32) Scottish Country Dancing10.1
33) Sons of Italy10.1
88) Other212.4
99) Dont know151.7
TOTAL893100.0


VOLORG3 from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ACTIVE IN ANY CLUBS OR ORGANIZATIONS: Could you tell me which ones? -- Third mentioned (VOLORG3)
TOTAL%
1) Alumni/educational club42.7
2) Civic organization (i.e. Boy Scouts)2013.6
4) Fraternal organization (Kiwanis, Moose, Civitans, Masons)53.4
5) Hobby club (birdwatchers, computer, garden, motorcycle, gun)2114.3
6) Medical group (AA; cancer, Downs syndrome support group)53.4
7) Political group (political parties, issue groups such as Greenpeace, pro-life, conservation and other special interest)1711.6
8) PTA, school committees96.1
10) Sports/health club (golf, softball, etc.)117.5
11) Veterans organization (VFW, Disabled American Vets, American Legion)32.0
12) Work/trade organization3221.8
13) Charitable organizations (hospitals, volunteer, Cancer Society, Goodwill, etc.)74.8
21) NAACP32.0
23) Scottish Rites10.7
31) CYM-CD (Catholic Youth organization)10.7
88) Other53.4
99) Dont know32.0
TOTAL147100.0


VOLORG2 from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ARE ACTIVE IN ANY CLUBS OR ORGANIZATIONS: Could you tell me which ones? -- Second mentioned (VOLORG2)
TOTAL%
1) Alumni/educational club143.5
2) Civic organization (i.e. Boy Scouts)5313.1
4) Fraternal organization (Kiwanis, Moose, Civitans, Masons)204.9
5) Hobby club (birdwatchers, computer, garden, motorcycle, gun)6516.0
6) Medical group (AA; cancer, Downs syndrome support group)215.2
7) Political group (political parties, issue groups such as Greenpeace, pro-life, conservation and other special interest)153.7
8) PTA, school committees235.7
10) Sports/health club (golf, softball, etc.)5313.1
11) Veterans organization (VFW, Disabled American Vets, American Legion)153.7
12) Work/trade organization8019.8
13) Charitable organizations (hospitals, volunteer, Cancer Society, Goodwill, etc.)245.9
21) NAACP20.5
22) American Conference of Irish Students10.2
23) Scottish Rites10.2
25) Irish club10.2
28) Asian-American Manufacturing Organization10.2
30) Philippine Employee Org.10.2
34) Union of Poles10.2
88) Other143.5
TOTAL405100.0


FVOLUNTE from Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Father Component

About how many hours per month do you do volunteer work through some organization (such as charity, church, social service agency, or club) to help the poor, sick, elderly, or handicapped? (FVOLUNTE)
TOTAL%
1) None2,29553.6
2) 1 to 2 hours94322.0
3) 3 to 4 hours44410.4
4) 5 to 10 hours3568.3
5) 11 or more hours2465.7
TOTAL4284100.0


FVOLYTH from Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Father Component

About how many hours per month do you do volunteer work with youth in community or church youth programs (such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, coaching a baseball team, directing a youth choir, etc.)? (FVOLYTH)
TOTAL%
1) None2,05147.8
2) 1 to 2 hours79518.5
3) 3 to 4 hours54512.7
4) 5 to 10 hours54412.7
5) 11 or more hours3578.3
TOTAL4292100.0


VOLNTEER from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

Do you currently do any volunteer work at an organization in your community? (VOLNTEER)
TOTAL%
1) Yes92631.8
2) No1,97167.7
3) Dont know60.2
4) Refused70.2
TOTAL2,910100.0


VOLNTEE2 from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003

[IF VOLNTEER= 1 YES] About how many hours a week, on average, do you spend on this volunteer work? (VOLNTEE2)
TOTAL%
0) 0606.5
1) 113314.3
2) 217318.7
3) 310511.3
4) 4849.1
5) 59510.2
6) 6313.3
7) 7131.4
8) 8444.7
9) 950.5
10) 10616.6
11) 1140.4
12) 12131.4
13) 1310.1
14) 1420.2
15) 15252.7
16) 1680.9
17) 1710.1
20) 20262.8
24) 2430.3
25) 2530.3
30) 3080.9
35) 3510.1
40) 4050.5
48) 4810.1
50) 5020.2
60) 6030.3
98) Dont know121.3
99) Refused50.5
Missing1,984 
TOTAL927100.0


MVOLYTH from Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Mother Component

About how many hours per month do you do volunteer work with youth in community or church youth programs (such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, coaching a baseball team, directing a youth choir, etc.)? (MVOLYTH)
TOTAL%
1) None2,41540.3
2) 1 to 2 hours1,18919.8
3) 3 to 4 hours98416.4
4) 5 to 10 hours91315.2
5) 11 or more hours4938.2
TOTAL5994100.0


MVOLUNTE from Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Mother Component

About how many hours per month do you do volunteer work through some organization (such as charity, church, social service agency, or club) to help the poor, sick, elderly, or handicapped? (MVOLUNTE)
TOTAL%
1) None2,94049.3
2) 1 to 2 hours1,38123.2
3) 3 to 4 hours70511.8
4) 5 to 10 hours5699.5
5) 11 or more hours3696.2
TOTAL5964100.0


LEIONE from Middletown Area Study, 1994

Of your leisure activities, which one is the most important or worthwhile to you personally? (LEIONE)
TOTAL%
1) Arts/painting/sculpting40.7
2) Crafts111.9
3) Clubs/meetings30.5
4) Concerts/plays30.5
5) Volunteer/community81.4
6) Visit parks10.2
7) Performing/acting10.2
8) Cooking/entertaining10.2
9) Gardening122.1
10) Going out, e.g. dinner50.9
11) Playing musical instrument30.5
12) Listening to music71.2
13) Reading7212.5
14) Reading/writing122.1
15) Sleeping20.3
16) Relaxing111.9
17) Attending movies50.9
18) Watching VCR tapes20.3
19) Watching TV203.5
20) Sports on TV or radio30.5
21) Listening to radio30.5
22) Cards/games71.2
23) Sewing122.1
24) Shopwork/making things10.2
25) Visiting friends305.2
26) Visiting family8214.2
27) Travel/vacation427.3
28) Working around the house20.3
29) Watching sports in general162.8
30) Attending golf match10.2
31) Attending volleyball10.2
32) Attending sports in general40.7
33) Play baseball/softball10.2
34) Play basketball30.5
35) Bike riding50.9
36) Motorcycle riding10.2
37) Boating (motor)30.5
38) Flying10.2
39) Auto sport/rally10.2
40) Bowling61.0
41) Camping30.5
42) Camping/fishing or hunting30.5
43) Fishing132.3
44) Golfing101.7
45) Horseback riding10.2
46) Snow skiing10.2
47) Water sports/skiing20.3
48) Walk/Jog213.6
49) Doing some other sport91.6
50) Playing sports in general101.7
51) Having/caring for pet10.2
52) Church related activity386.6
53) Other447.6
54) None/nothing122.1
TOTAL576100.0


LEIONE from Middletown Area Study, 1995

What is your most favorite leisure activity? (LEIONE)
TOTAL%
1) Arts(painting/sculpting)10.2
2) Crafts102.4
3) Clubs/meetings20.5
4) Concerts/plays40.9
5) Volunteer/community work10.2
6) Performing/acting10.2
7) Cooking20.5
8) Cooking/entertaining10.2
9) Gardening184.3
10) Going out, e.g. dinner, dancing153.6
11) Mechanical work/car repair20.5
12) Playing musical instrument10.2
13) Listening to music30.7
14) Listening to music/reading10.2
15) Reading4911.6
16) Working20.5
17) Reading/writing133.1
18) Relaxing20.5
19) Attending movies71.7
20) Watching T.V.286.6
21) Listening to radio10.2
22) Cards/games194.5
23) Sewing204.7
24) Shopwork(making things/woodwork)61.4
25) Visiting friends112.6
26) Visiting with family122.8
27) Travel/vacationing/a cruise255.9
28) Working around the house20.5
29) Watching sports in general81.9
30) Attending basketball game10.2
31) Attend sports in general30.7
32) Motorcycle riding10.2
33) Boating (motor)10.2
34) Flying10.2
35) Bowling81.9
36) Camping61.4
37) Camping/fishing or hunting30.7
38) Fishing194.5
39) Golfing307.1
40) Hiking10.2
41) Tennis20.5
42) Play football10.2
43) Water sports/skiing/swimming20.5
44) Walk/jog174.0
45) Doing some other sport30.7
46) Playing sports in general20.5
47) Bingo10.2
48) Work10.2
49) Church-related activity184.3
50) Other51.2
51) Shopping71.7
52) Singing10.2
53) Rummage sales10.2
54) Welding10.2
55) Working with computer30.7
56) Exercising30.7
57) Horse races10.2
58) Dont know30.7
59) None/nothing92.1
TOTAL422100.0


HRS_VOL from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

Approximately how many hours do you spend volunteering each week? (HRS_VOL)
TOTAL%
0) None, Do Not Volunteer256,63661.1
1) One Hour or Less53,40512.7
2) More Than One Hour to Two Hours36,4878.7
3) More Than Two Hours to Three Hours18,4744.4
4) More Than Three Hours to Four Hours12,4553.0
5) More Than Four Hours to Six Hours13,5093.2
6) More Than Six Hours29,2757.0
Missing3,472 
TOTAL420,241100.0




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