Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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PFMAJ_A

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

[Lately], have you delayed or canceled plans to make a major purchase for your household, such as a computer or appliance, or not? (Q115B)
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 42% 42%
No 57.6% 99.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) .4% 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 37.8% 50.8% 54.3% 46.9% 39.2% 20.6% 42.0%
No 61.5% 49.2% 45.7% 53.1% 59.6% 79.2% 57.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.1% 0.3%
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 48.4% 40.4% 41.2% 41.1% 44.2% 42.0% 43.2%
No 51.3% 58.4% 58.8% 58.9% 55.8% 57.8% 56.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.4% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
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 40.6% 55.2% 44.5% 22.0% 44.9% 41.9%
No 59.2% 44.8% 54.9% 76.9% 54.7% 57.7%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.0% 0.5% 1.1% 0.5% 0.4%
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 39.3% 42.4% 46.8% 33.2% 44.5% 41.8%
No 60.5% 57.4% 52.7% 66.8% 54.6% 57.8%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0.0% 0.8% 0.3%
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 35.9% 46.2% 43.6% 40.4% 36.8% 42.1%
No 62.9% 53.6% 56.4% 59.3% 62.5% 57.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 0.7% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2004


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 41.6% 42.4% 42.0%
No 58.2% 57.1% 57.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.5% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2010


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes 46.5% 42.8% 40.2% 42.8% 46.9% 42.4%
No 53.5% 57.1% 59.6% 57.0% 52.7% 57.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1908