Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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PFHOME_A

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

And thinking about your personal finances, have you done any of the following lately? Have you delayed or canceled plans to buy a new home or make major home improvements, or not? (Q115A)
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 36% 36%
No 63.2% 99.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .8% 100%
Total N = 2010

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 or older TOTAL
Yes 29.8% 42.4% 42.4% 40.9% 35.8% 22.3% 35.9%
No 69.6% 57.1% 56.7% 58.5% 64.0% 76.0% 63.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.6% 0.5% 0.9% 0.6% 0.2% 1.7% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1980


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
Yes 37.0% 38.7% 39.7% 33.8% 35.4% 37.4% 37.2%
No 61.6% 59.7% 58.7% 66.2% 64.6% 62.2% 61.9%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.4% 1.5% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1652


Marital status (I-MARITAL)

Married Living with a partner Divorced or separated Widowed Never been married TOTAL
Yes 36.3% 46.8% 38.6% 22.9% 34.3% 36.0%
No 63.1% 50.6% 60.5% 75.6% 65.3% 63.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.6% 2.6% 0.9% 1.5% 0.4% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1999


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other Christian (Mormon, Orthodox, Unitarian, self-identified as Christian) Other religion Atheist, agnostic, nothing in particular TOTAL
Yes 33.9% 39.6% 35.0% 34.0% 37.0% 35.9%
No 65.8% 58.8% 63.6% 66.0% 62.5% 63.3%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.3% 1.6% 1.4% 0.0% 0.5% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1974


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
Yes 29.3% 39.9% 36.1% 38.3% 30.2% 36.1%
No 69.0% 59.0% 63.8% 61.2% 69.1% 63.1%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.7% 1.2% 0.1% 0.4% 0.7% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2004


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 35.7% 36.3% 36.0%
No 63.1% 63.3% 63.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.2% 0.4% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2010


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes 30.4% 34.2% 39.9% 35.1% 37.2% 36.4%
No 69.5% 64.0% 59.6% 64.9% 62.5% 62.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 1.9% 0.4% 0.0% 0.4% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1908