- 75% of all American adults are active in some kind of voluntary group or organization and internet users are more likely than others to be active:
- 80% of internet users participate in groups, compared with 56% of non-internet users.
- Social media users are even more likely to be active: 82% of social network users and 85% of Twitter users are group participants.
About the SurveyThis report is based on the findings of a survey on Americans' use of the Internet. The results in this report are based on data from telephone interviews conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International from November 23 to December 21, 2010, among a sample of 2,303 adults, age 18 and older. Telephone interviews were conducted in English and Spanish by landline (1,555) and cell phone (748, including 310 without a landline phone). For results based on the total sample, one can say with 95% confidence that the error attributable to sampling is plus or minus 2.3 percentage points. For more information, please see the Methodology section of this report.
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