Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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DUAL4

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

If SAMPLE = 2, HH1 is greater than 1, and NOTCELL = 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] (C3)
  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 37.4% 37.4%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 46% 83.4%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 15.6% 99%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .9% 99.9%
Total N = 572

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 47.1% 53.1% 44.2% 31.2% 25.2% 8.1% 37.5%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 40.4% 31.4% 49.3% 52.1% 47.9% 55.1% 45.9%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 11.4% 13.2% 6.6% 16.2% 26.2% 34.8% 15.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1% 2.2% 0.0% 0.6% 0.7% 2.0% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
570


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 42.1% 42.6% 37.9% 42.8% 32.6% 35.5% 38.3%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 43.7% 43.2% 43.1% 44.5% 51.7% 51.8% 46.9%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 14.2% 14.2% 19.0% 12.8% 15.1% 11.5% 14.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 1.2% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
494


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 29.5% 59.6% 41.6% 57.1% 47.8% 37.3%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 53.3% 26.5% 34.4% 25.0% 38.4% 46.1%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 16.2% 12.5% 24.0% 17.9% 13.0% 15.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.0% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
571


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 32.6% 43.0% 43.6% 29.3% 38.3% 37.6%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 46.7% 45.2% 38.7% 55.4% 49.5% 45.9%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 18.6% 11.8% 17.1% 15.2% 12.2% 15.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 2.1% 0.0% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
567


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 36.6% 39.4% 40.1% 35.9% 29.6% 37.5%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 38.4% 42.4% 44.6% 49.2% 59.9% 46.0%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 25.0% 16.9% 14.4% 14.3% 9.9% 15.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 1.4% 0.9% 0.5% 0.7% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
571


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 37.9% 36.7% 37.4%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 47.9% 43.4% 46.1%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 13.6% 18.6% 15.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.6% 1.3% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
572


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 35.7% 31.6% 37.9% 41.7% 50.9% 37.4%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 44.3% 53.3% 46.6% 40.3% 33.5% 46.4%
All or almost all calls on a regular home phone 18.9% 14.0% 15.5% 17.4% 11.6% 15.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1% 1.1% 0.0% 0.6% 4.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
551