Portland Metro residents were no more or less likely to have served on a committee or as an officer of an organization than residents of the State of Oregon.
Oregon is the entire state of Oregon. The sample consists of 1,100 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Portland Metro includes Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties in Oregon and Clark County in Washington. Yamhill County in Oregon was not included in the sample. The sample consisted of 544 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.
Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.