U.S. Religious Landscape Survey - Continental Dataset

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Q28B

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

IF WORSHIP MORE THAN SELDOM (Q.20=1-4), ASK: And still thinking about the church or house of worship where you attend religious services most often, please tell me how often, if ever, you do each of the following. How often do you do community volunteer work through your place of worship? Would you say at least once a week, once or twice a month, several times a year, seldom or never?
  1) At least once a week
  2) Once or twice a month
  3) Several times a year
  4) Seldom
  5) Never
  9) Don't know/Refused (Vol.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
At least once a week 11.1% 11.1%
Once or twice a month 15% 26.1%
Several times a year 19.4% 45.5%
Seldom 18.9% 64.4%
Never 34.9% 99.3%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) .8% 100.1%
Total N = 26350

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65 and older TOTAL
At least once a week 9.2% 8.8% 10.7% 11.5% 15.2% 11.1%
Once or twice a month 16.4% 13.6% 15.0% 14.8% 14.7% 14.9%
Several times a year 18.3% 20.0% 22.2% 21.0% 15.0% 19.5%
Seldom 21.2% 21.6% 19.3% 18.3% 14.2% 18.9%
Never 34.2% 35.5% 32.4% 33.8% 39.5% 34.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.6% 0.4% 0.4% 0.7% 1.5% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
25723


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
At least once a week 10.5% 11.6% 11.1%
Once or twice a month 13.7% 16.0% 15.0%
Several times a year 19.8% 19.1% 19.4%
Seldom 21.2% 17.0% 18.9%
Never 34.1% 35.5% 34.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.7% 0.8% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
26350


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (Vol.) Other party (Vol.) TOTAL
At least once a week 10.5% 11.0% 9.9% 16.2% 12.2% 10.9%
Once or twice a month 16.7% 14.6% 13.9% 13.3% 20.4% 15.0%
Several times a year 23.0% 18.4% 19.0% 13.7% 23.5% 19.7%
Seldom 19.5% 18.9% 20.0% 15.5% 12.2% 19.2%
Never 29.7% 36.4% 36.6% 39.7% 29.8% 34.6%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 0.6% 0.7% 0.6% 1.7% 2.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
25289


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 to under $150,000 $150,000 or more TOTAL
At least once a week 12.7% 10.8% 9.9% 8.4% 8.6% 9.8% 10.6%
Once or twice a month 15.1% 16.7% 14.3% 14.9% 15.1% 13.8% 15.2%
Several times a year 14.6% 20.5% 22.9% 23.3% 24.0% 23.2% 20.1%
Seldom 17.0% 18.5% 22.0% 23.5% 21.5% 19.5% 19.7%
Never 39.6% 33.0% 30.5% 29.6% 30.7% 33.3% 33.9%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.0% 0.5% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.5% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
21839


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school graduate High school graduate (Grade 12 or GED certificate) Technical, trade, or vocational school AFTER high school Some college, no 4-year degree (including associate degree) 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
At least once a week 14.5% 11.3% 10.8% 10.2% 9.7% 10.3% 11.1%
Once or twice a month 13.0% 15.2% 14.1% 16.1% 14.5% 14.9% 14.9%
Several times a year 13.3% 17.2% 20.7% 20.1% 24.1% 24.7% 19.5%
Seldom 13.9% 18.9% 18.3% 20.4% 20.5% 19.8% 19.0%
Never 43.9% 36.6% 35.4% 32.3% 31.0% 29.6% 34.8%
Don't know/Refused (Vol.) 1.4% 0.7% 0.6% 0.7% 0.2% 0.7% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
26170



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