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CIRP Survey: Community Service Goals
 
CIRP Freshman Survey
Table 2B: Community Service Goals
  Miami University - Historical Trends   Current Results: 2013
2009 2010 2011 2012   Miami University Public Universities - High Selectivity
Please indicate the importance to you personally of each of the following:          
Influencing social values
  Essential
12.0% NA 11.0% 9.4%   9.8% 10.5%
Very important 30.8% NA 30.9% 30.2%   31.1% 28.0%
Somewhat important 40.6% NA 40.1% 44.5%   40.6% 41.7%
Not important 16.6% NA 18.0% 15.9%   18.5% 19.8%
Mean 2.38 NA 2.35 2.33   2.32 2.29
Standard deviation 0.90 NA 0.90 0.85   0.89 0.90
Becoming a community leader
  Essential
13.4% NA 12.8% 11.5%   12.6% 12.2%
Very important 28.2% NA 30.9% 28.2%   29.9% 26.5%
Somewhat important 38.9% NA 37.1% 41.1%   38.4% 40.3%
Not important 19.5% NA 19.2% 19.2%   19.1% 21.0%
Mean 2.35 NA 2.37 2.32   2.36 2.30
Standard deviation 0.94 NA 0.94 0.91   0.93 0.93
Helping others who are in difficulty
  Essential
23.8% NA 24.6% 23.5%   25.6% 27.4%
Very important 42.8% NA 39.8% 43.9%   42.2% 42.9%
Somewhat important 30.1% NA 31.0% 29.1%   29.3% 27.2%
Not important 3.3% NA 4.6% 3.5%   2.8% 2.5%
Mean 2.87 NA 2.84 2.87   2.91 2.95
Standard deviation 0.81 NA 0.85 0.81   0.81 0.80
Becoming involved in programs to clean up the environment
  Essential
8.3% NA 6.4% 5.1%   4.8% 6.3%
Very important 18.7% NA 16.2% 14.9%   13.0% 16.5%
Somewhat important 44.3% NA 40.8% 47.0%   42.5% 45.1%
Not important 28.7% NA 36.7% 33.0%   39.7% 32.1%
Mean 2.07 NA 1.92 1.92   1.83 1.97
Standard deviation 0.90 NA 0.88 0.82   0.83 0.86
What is your best guess as to the chances that you will participate in volunteer or community service work?
    Very good chance
32.3% NA 34.5% 35.2%   35.3% 37.2%
Some chance 44.8% NA 40.5% 41.8%   43.1% 42.3%
Very little chance 18.7% NA 19.7% 18.5%   17.2% 16.5%
No chance 4.2% NA 5.3% 4.5%   4.4% 3.9%
Mean 3.05 NA 3.04 3.08   3.09 3.13
Standard deviation 0.82 NA 0.87 0.84   0.83 0.82

 

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