Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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TELLHOME

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

If STYPE = 2: Is there at least one telephone INSIDE your home that is currently working and is not a cell phone? (C1)
  1) Yes, home telephone
  2) No home telephone
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes, home telephone 45.5% 45.5%
No home telephone 51.8% 97.3%
Don't know/Refused 2.7% 100%
Total N = 651

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Yes, home telephone 35.1% 47.6% 57.8% 52.5% 100.0% 46.1%
No home telephone 64.1% 51.6% 39.6% 45.9% 0.0% 52.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.9% 0.8% 2.6% 1.6% 0.0% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
635


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
Yes, home telephone 49.5% 52.8% 50.7% 40.9% 37.0% 40.2% 45.8%
No home telephone 48.5% 45.3% 45.4% 58.0% 62.3% 55.4% 52.0%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 1.9% 3.9% 1.1% 0.7% 4.3% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
643


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
Yes, home telephone 31.8% 43.5% 51.3% 47.4% 73.7% 46.0%
No home telephone 66.2% 55.9% 47.3% 51.8% 22.8% 52.7%
Don't know/Refused 2.0% 0.6% 1.3% 0.9% 3.5% 1.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
638


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, home telephone 36.0% 28.5% 47.7% 54.0% 61.4% 69.1% 45.7%
No home telephone 64.0% 71.5% 52.3% 46.0% 35.7% 28.4% 53.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.9% 2.5% 0.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
583


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Yes, home telephone 50.0% 51.6% 32.3% 47.1% 44.3%
No home telephone 48.1% 46.9% 66.1% 50.0% 53.8%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 1.6% 1.6% 2.9% 1.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
307


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Yes, home telephone 44.1% 50.2% 49.4% 34.6% 45.3%
No home telephone 54.0% 47.2% 48.3% 61.7% 52.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.9% 2.6% 2.3% 3.8% 2.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
632


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes, home telephone 41.5% 50.0% 45.4%
No home telephone 55.4% 47.8% 51.9%
Don't know/Refused 3.2% 2.2% 2.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
651



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