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King County women were more likely than men to be active in educational and youth organizations.

Involvement in community organizations was measured by asking King County adults how actively they had participated in 7 specific types of organizations in the past 12 months, and if they had participated in any additional organizations.   

In 2011, 70% of King County adults were “very active” or “somewhat active” in at least 1 organization in their community.  Although there were no overall differences by gender, Women were more likely than men to be active in educational and youth organizations.