Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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CALLS

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

If CELL = 1: Of all the telephone calls you receive, do you get . . . ? (L2)
  1) All or almost all calls on a cell phone
  2) Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone
  3) Very few or none on a cell phone
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 26.6% 26.6%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 41.8% 68.4%
Very few or none on a cell phone 30.7% 99.1%
Don't know/Refused .9% 100%
Total N = 1717

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 59.3% 34.4% 20.4% 11.9% 5.2% 26.8%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 27.5% 46.5% 48.2% 39.1% 27.1% 41.9%
Very few or none on a cell phone 12.2% 19.1% 31.2% 47.0% 64.6% 30.5%
Don't know/Refused 1.1% 0.0% 0.2% 2.0% 3.1% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1700


Worship attendance (I-ATTEND)

More than once a week Once a week Once or twice a month A few times a year Seldom Never TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 21.8% 20.8% 34.3% 30.7% 29.4% 26.2% 26.8%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 41.2% 45.4% 38.0% 43.6% 38.3% 37.6% 41.5%
Very few or none on a cell phone 35.1% 33.1% 26.4% 25.4% 31.8% 36.2% 30.9%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 0.8% 1.2% 0.3% 0.5% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1704


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school diploma High school graduate (grade 12 or GED certificate) Business, technical or vocational school AFTER high school or some college (no four-year degree) College graduate (B.S., B.A., or other four-year degree) Post-graduate training or professional schooling after college TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 35.3% 24.4% 27.8% 27.0% 24.3% 26.6%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 30.3% 35.6% 43.5% 49.1% 47.7% 41.8%
Very few or none on a cell phone 29.4% 39.2% 28.7% 23.3% 27.0% 30.6%
Don't know/Refused 5.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.6% 0.9% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1712


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 34.4% 19.5% 28.1% 25.2% 26.2% 30.6% 27.7%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 27.3% 37.4% 33.8% 45.4% 45.3% 48.3% 41.0%
Very few or none on a cell phone 35.1% 43.1% 38.0% 28.7% 28.5% 20.8% 30.7%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7% 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1530


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 22.2% 25.8% 30.8% 27.2% 26.9%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 41.0% 42.5% 42.7% 43.4% 42.4%
Very few or none on a cell phone 35.4% 31.3% 25.6% 29.4% 30.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 0.4% 0.9% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
832


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 23.2% 26.5% 33.3% 33.7% 26.8%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 43.1% 39.2% 42.0% 38.4% 41.4%
Very few or none on a cell phone 32.9% 33.4% 22.7% 27.9% 30.9%
Don't know/Refused 0.7% 0.9% 1.9% 0.0% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1667


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 31.7% 22.4% 26.6%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 42.3% 41.5% 41.8%
Very few or none on a cell phone 25.0% 35.4% 30.6%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 0.7% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1717



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