Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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REGICERT

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

If REGIST = 1: Are you absolutely certain that you are registered to vote, or is there a chance that your registration has lapsed because you moved or from some other reason?
  1) Absolutely certain
  2) Chance registration has lapsed
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 95.7% 95.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 4% 99.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .3% 100%
Total N = 3417

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Absolutely certain 91.8% 92.5% 95.0% 97.3% 98.4% 97.2% 95.8%
Chance registration has lapsed 7.7% 7.5% 5.0% 2.4% 1.1% 2.6% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3364


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Absolutely certain 93.6% 94.3% 92.0% 97.0% 98.2% 98.5% 95.6%
Chance registration has lapsed 5.2% 5.6% 7.7% 2.9% 1.8% 1.3% 4.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.2% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2798


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Absolutely certain 96.7% 92.2% 95.8% 97.0% 93.1% 95.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.1% 7.8% 3.2% 2.8% 6.5% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.0% 1.0% 0.2% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3400


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Absolutely certain 96.8% 95.8% 93.7% 95.9% 93.9% 95.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 3.0% 3.8% 6.1% 4.1% 5.4% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.0% 0.7% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3368


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than a high school diploma High school graduate Some college, no four-year degree Four-year college degree Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
Absolutely certain 92.3% 94.8% 95.6% 99.2% 95.7% 95.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 7.0% 5.0% 3.9% 0.8% 4.3% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.7% 0.2% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3404


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 95.2% 96.2% 95.7%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.6% 3.4% 4.0%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
3417


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.9% 96.5% 94.6% 97.1% 97.8% 95.8%
Chance registration has lapsed 4.9% 3.2% 5.3% 2.5% 1.6% 3.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4% 0.7% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
3277