Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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CALLS2

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

If TELLHOME = 1: Of all the telephone calls you receive, do you get . . .? (C2)
  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 52.3% 52.3%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 37.8% 90.1%
Very few or none on a cell phone 10% 100.1%
Don't know/Refused 0% 100.1%
Total N = 368

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 80.2% 58.3% 26.1% 28.1% 15.4% 52.1%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 18.2% 31.7% 60.4% 56.3% 53.8% 38.3%
Very few or none on a cell phone 1.7% 10.0% 13.5% 15.6% 30.8% 9.6%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
365


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 37.5% 46.0% 54.5% 62.5% 52.9% 64.9% 52.3%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 43.8% 43.4% 39.0% 33.3% 33.3% 27.0% 37.9%
Very few or none on a cell phone 18.8% 10.6% 6.5% 4.2% 13.7% 8.1% 9.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
366


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 61.7% 47.9% 55.7% 53.7% 47.6% 52.5%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 29.8% 41.4% 34.8% 37.0% 42.9% 37.7%
Very few or none on a cell phone 8.5% 10.7% 9.6% 9.3% 9.5% 9.8%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
367


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 60.7% 51.4% 48.2% 58.8% 51.2% 47.3% 53.5%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 32.1% 34.3% 37.3% 38.2% 44.2% 40.0% 37.2%
Very few or none on a cell phone 7.1% 14.3% 14.5% 2.9% 4.7% 12.7% 9.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
332


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 44.4% 43.1% 65.9% 44.9% 48.9%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 44.4% 49.2% 22.0% 38.8% 39.6%
Very few or none on a cell phone 11.1% 7.7% 12.2% 16.3% 11.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
177


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 48.6% 52.1% 48.2% 68.1% 51.9%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 40.8% 37.6% 43.5% 23.4% 38.4%
Very few or none on a cell phone 10.6% 10.3% 8.2% 8.5% 9.7%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
356


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
All or almost all calls on a cell phone 59.7% 45.1% 52.3%
Some on a cell phone and some on a regular home phone 30.1% 45.1% 37.8%
Very few or none on a cell phone 10.2% 9.8% 10.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
368



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