Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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

ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS WHO ATTEND CHURCH AT LEAST ONCE OR TWICE A MONTH: Which of the following, if any, do you personally do -- Do community volunteer work through your place of worship
  1) Yes
  2) No

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 55.2% 55.2%
No 44.8% 100%
Total N = 1138

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 56.1% 54.6% 55.2%
No 43.9% 45.4% 44.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1138


Political party (I-POLPARTY)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Yes 59.3% 51.1% 56.6% 55.5%
No 40.7% 48.9% 43.4% 44.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1102


Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Yes 54.2% 54.1% 56.7% 55.1%
No 45.8% 45.9% 43.3% 44.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1119


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 55.0% 53.4% 53.6% 57.6% 55.2%
No 45.0% 46.6% 46.4% 42.4% 44.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1134


Education (I-EDUCATN)

Less than High school High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Some College (no 4-year degree)/Business, technical, or vocational school AFTER high school College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other 4-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college (e.g., toward a master's Degree or Ph.D.; law or medical school) TOTAL
Yes 50.2% 54.6% 56.3% 55.0% 61.2% 55.1%
No 49.8% 45.4% 43.7% 45.0% 38.8% 44.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1134


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Asian, other or mixed race TOTAL
Yes 54.3% 57.4% 63.0% 55.1%
No 45.7% 42.6% 37.0% 44.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1129


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than 20K 20K-39,999 40K-74,999 75K & over TOTAL
Yes 52.8% 55.7% 56.6% 60.0% 55.8%
No 47.2% 44.3% 43.4% 40.0% 44.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1008


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Yes 46.7% 53.6% 57.3% 62.4% 55.2%
No 53.3% 46.4% 42.7% 37.6% 44.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1138



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