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Table 5. Percentage of 2002 high school sophomores performing unpaid or community service at any time during 2004 to 2006, by type of organization and selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2006

      Type of organization1
Characteristic Percent performing unpaid or community service A youth organization   School or community organization   Political clubs or organization   Church or church-related groups   Community centers   Organized volunteer group in
a hospital or nursing home
  Education organization   A conser-vation, recycling, or environmental group  
Total 41.1 22.8 28.3 13.8   46.1   36.8   16.9   25.4   8.4
                                   
Sex                                  
Female 44.8 18.1 30.9 14.6   46.3   38.2   20.9 28.9   7.9
Male 38.0 28.1 24.3 12.9   45.9   35.0   12.1 20.7   8.9
                                   
Race/ethnicity2                                  
White, non-Hispanic 44.3 23.5 28.3 14.2   44.3   35.8   16.2 24.8   9.3
Black, non-Hispanic 40.1 25.7 26.8 14.7   57.6   38.6   18.9 23.1   4.8
Hispanic 31.0 15.9 25.7 12.4   47.7   35.7   14.6 27.4   5.7
Asian, non-Hispanic 47.7 14.7   38.5   10.9   42.9   39.4   24.0 31.1   9.8
All other races, non-Hispanic 39.4 26.1   22.8 12.8   37.4   43.6   19.9 24.9   10.4
                                   
Family income in 2001                                  
$0-20,000 29.8 24.0 24.3 11.4   48.8   37.2   19.2 23.9   7.1
$20,001-50,000 36.4 21.7 25.4 11.7   49.9   35.7   17.7 23.5   7.9
$50,001-100,000 45.4 22.9 28.8 14.3   44.8   35.9   15.0 25.5   8.4
$100,001 or more 55.5 23.9 35.1   17.8   39.7   40.4   18.1   29.7   10.1  
                                   
Parental education3                                  
High school or less 30.4 21.9 23.9 9.3   49.3   33.7   17.1 21.8   6.2
Some college 38.4 22.9 24.9 11.9   46.3   33.6   15.9 23.3   8.0
Bachelor's degree 49.1 23.6 29.4 15.3   48.3   37.3   17.1 25.6   9.2  
Graduate/professional degree 56.3 21.9 34.1 19.0   40.1   43.4   18.0 30.5   10.1  
                                   
Native language4                                  
English 42.6 23.7 28.1 13.9   46.0   36.8   16.6 24.5   8.4
Non-English 34.5 14.8 27.1 13.0   47.0   36.1   19.9 30.2   8.1
                                   
High school sector                                  
Public 39.8 22.7 27.5 13.3   46.0   36.4   16.7 25.3   8.3
Catholic 51.4 26.1 35.3   17.1   40.9   41.2   20.5   25.3   9.9
Other Private 59.5 20.3   34.0   17.9   53.9   37.4   17.7   27.7   8.4
                                   
1 Respondents could give more than one type of organization.
2 Black, non-Hispanic includes African American. Hispanic includes Latino. All other races, non-Hispanic includes American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and Two or more races.
3 Parent's or guardian's education is the highest level of education attained by either the student’s mother, father, or guardian; if data is available for only one parent or guardian, the educational attainment of that parent or guardian is used.
4 The first language the student learned to speak.
NOTE: Totals are weighted by F2QWT and other estimates are weighted by F2BYWT. The flag variable G10COHRT was used to produce data that are based on 2002 high school sophomores interviewed in both 2002 and 2006.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS: 2002) Second Follow-up, 2006."


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