Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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DUAL2

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

If SAMPLE = 1, HH is greater than 1, and (CELL or HHCELL = 1): Now thinking about all the people in your household, including yourself, of all the telephone calls that your household receives, are... [Choices 1 and 3 are reversed for random respondents, Choice 2 is always read second] (L3)
  1) All or almost all calls on a cell phone
  2) Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone
  3) All or almost all calls on a regular home phone
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 20.4% 20.4%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 49.6% 70%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 28.6% 98.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.4% 100%
Total N = 2075

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 29.2% 34.5% 24.5% 21.7% 13.0% 6.2% 20.4%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 44.4% 45.6% 56.5% 53.4% 48.4% 43.4% 49.5%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 25.6% 19.9% 17.5% 24.0% 37.7% 46.9% 28.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.8% 0.0% 1.5% 0.8% 0.9% 3.5% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2042


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
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 24.3% 14.5% 20.8% 19.6% 24.1% 24.6% 21.9%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 41.5% 46.8% 42.2% 50.7% 55.7% 56.2% 50.0%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 34.2% 38.6% 36.9% 29.0% 20.2% 18.0% 27.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.0% 1.2% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1663


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 18.7% 33.5% 28.7% 9.4% 22.9% 20.5%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 51.7% 41.8% 39.4% 47.6% 46.7% 49.5%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 28.7% 24.0% 27.5% 37.8% 28.3% 28.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.9% 0.6% 4.5% 5.2% 2.1% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2069


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 19.9% 18.8% 20.6% 20.2% 23.4% 20.3%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 48.8% 53.4% 55.0% 47.5% 44.2% 49.9%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 30.3% 25.8% 24.5% 29.6% 30.7% 28.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.9% 1.9% 0.0% 2.6% 1.8% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2043


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
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 17.0% 21.4% 20.9% 21.1% 18.6% 20.5%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 34.1% 40.7% 56.1% 55.7% 56.1% 49.6%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 45.8% 36.3% 22.2% 22.2% 23.6% 28.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 3.0% 1.6% 0.8% 1.0% 1.7% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2067


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 21.5% 19.6% 20.4%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 49.4% 49.7% 49.6%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 27.3% 29.6% 28.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.9% 1.1% 1.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2075


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 15.9% 18.9% 20.5% 26.9% 22.8% 20.6%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 51.4% 53.3% 49.9% 44.7% 40.9% 50.1%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 31.6% 27.2% 28.7% 26.8% 30.4% 28.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1% 0.6% 0.9% 1.6% 5.9% 1.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
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