Volunteering – Supplemental Data Tables

Children Aged 12–17 Who Have Been Involved in Any Type of Community Service or Volunteer Work at School, Church, or in the Community in the Past 12 Months, by Location and Frequency, 2011–2012
Location Frequency Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0 4,212,786 21.0 0.61%
A Few Times a Year 8,306,132 41.4 0.70%
A Few Times a Month 4,760,795 23.7 0.61%
Once a Week or More 2,794,301 13.9 0.50%
Large Rural 0 531,195 23.9 1.58%
A Few Times a Year 940,821 42.3 1.64%
A Few Times a Month 492,097 22.1 1.30%
Once a Week or More 260,892 11.7 0.93%
Small Rural 0 467,347 20.8 1.61%
A Few Times a Year 869,928 38.8 1.60%
A Few Times a Month 558,195 24.9 1.26%
Once a Week or More 349,318 15.6 1.40%
Children Aged 12–17 Who Have Been Involved at Least a Few Times a Month in Any Type of Community Service or Volunteer Work at School, Church, or in the Community in the Past 12 Months, by Location and Sex, 2011–2012
Location Sex Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Male 3,440,153 33.5 0.96%
Female 4,107,759 42.1 1.02%
Large Rural Male 338,648 30.1 2.10%
Female 414,283 37.6 2.18%
Small Rural Male 423,792 35.4 2.08%
Female 483,128 46.2 2.49%
Children Aged 12–17 Who Have Been Involved at Least a Few Times a Month in Any Type of Community Service or Volunteer Work at School, Church, or in the Community in the Past 12 Months, by Location and Poverty Level, 2011–2012
Location Poverty Level Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. Poverty was $23,050 for a family of 4 in 2012.
Urban 0–99% FPL 1,269,246 34.2 1.80%
100–199% FPL 1,423,096 37.1 1.76%
200–399% FPL 2,159,910 37.9 1.21%
≥400% FPL 2,702,844 39.5 1.10%
Large Rural 0–99% FPL 158,681 34.0 3.54%
100–199% FPL 179,085 29.8 3.28%
200–399% FPL 241,431 35.6 2.41%
≥400% FPL 173,791 36.4 2.71%
Small Rural 0–99% FPL 187,289 34.7 3.54%
100–199% FPL 204,098 36.4 3.05%
200–399% FPL 351,072 45.5 2.88%
≥400% FPL 165,054 44.2 3.00%

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