Religion and Public Life Survey, 2009

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PFCAR_A

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

[Lately], have you delayed or canceled plans to buy a new car, or not? (Q115E)
  1) Yes
  2) No
  9) Don't know/Refused (VOL.)

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 38.1% 38.1%
No 61.5% 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 39.7% 43.8% 43.5% 40.5% 38.7% 22.3% 38.1%
No 60.3% 54.9% 56.2% 59.5% 60.8% 77.3% 61.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 1.3% 0.3% 0.0% 0.5% 0.3% 0.4%
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 50.4% 40.0% 43.4% 34.0% 31.7% 31.1% 39.5%
No 48.5% 59.8% 56.6% 66.0% 68.3% 68.9% 60.2%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 1.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 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 35.6% 53.1% 45.5% 28.5% 38.0% 38.1%
No 64.2% 46.9% 52.6% 70.6% 62.0% 61.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.0% 1.9% 0.9% 0.0% 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 37.7% 38.5% 42.1% 18.4% 39.1% 38.0%
No 62.1% 61.5% 56.4% 81.6% 60.6% 61.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
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 46.7% 42.7% 38.1% 32.8% 22.4% 38.2%
No 53.3% 56.4% 61.6% 67.0% 77.6% 61.4%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.0% 0.9% 0.3% 0.2% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2004


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 39.2% 37.1% 38.1%
No 60.3% 62.6% 61.5%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.5% 0.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2010


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal Very liberal TOTAL
Yes 34.8% 39.7% 37.8% 36.6% 38.3% 38.1%
No 65.0% 60.2% 61.6% 63.4% 61.7% 61.6%
Don't know/Refused (VOL.) 0.2% 0.2% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1908