Table 1: Frequency and percentage distributions of sample members characteristics who make charitable donations ( ).

VariablesCategoryFrequency%

Participation in charitable giving 16,56589.7%
Household income<$60 0008,37950.6%
$60 000–$100 0004,44526.8%
$100 000+3,74122.6%
Age15–343,76222.7%
35–546,71040.5%
55+6,09336.8%
EducationMaximum high school diploma4,81729.1%
Some post-secondary/diploma to university degree11,748
70.9%
GenderFemale9,59657.9%
Male6,96942.1%
Born in Canada14,33086.5%
Marital statusMarried9,85259.5%
Preschool children≥11,94311.7%
School age children≥14,20125.4%
RegionsAtlantic4,18325.3%
Quebec3,05118.4%
Ontario3,06118.5%
Prairies3,83823.2%
British Columbia2,43214.7%
Religious attendance≥Weekly5,64931.1%
Employment statusEmployed10,62164.1%
Volunteer statusParticipate11,32868.4%

Source: [13].