Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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PHONEUSE

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

Telephone usage
  1) Landline only
  2) Dual
  3) Cell phone only

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Landline only 17.9% 17.9%
Dual 66.3% 84.2%
Cell phone only 15.7% 99.9%
Total N = 2905

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Landline only 11.1% 13.3% 16.7% 23.9% 45.3% 17.8%
Dual 52.0% 70.5% 73.6% 70.2% 54.7% 66.3%
Cell phone only 36.9% 16.2% 9.7% 5.9% 0.0% 15.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2851


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
Landline only 19.5% 20.7% 16.3% 12.6% 17.8% 20.9% 17.9%
Dual 67.8% 66.6% 69.1% 68.2% 62.1% 62.0% 66.3%
Cell phone only 12.7% 12.8% 14.6% 19.2% 20.1% 17.2% 15.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2873


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
Landline only 36.4% 21.3% 12.6% 7.2% 7.6% 17.7%
Dual 40.2% 60.8% 71.5% 80.2% 88.1% 66.3%
Cell phone only 23.3% 17.9% 15.9% 12.6% 4.3% 15.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2869


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
Landline only 29.0% 26.6% 17.4% 8.9% 7.5% 5.9% 16.5%
Dual 43.5% 47.0% 65.4% 78.2% 84.4% 88.7% 66.7%
Cell phone only 27.5% 26.3% 17.2% 12.9% 8.1% 5.4% 16.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2554


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Landline only 18.2% 20.6% 15.7% 16.9% 18.0%
Dual 71.1% 66.2% 64.4% 65.2% 66.3%
Cell phone only 10.7% 13.2% 20.0% 17.9% 15.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1411


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Landline only 17.1% 21.3% 17.7% 15.2% 18.1%
Dual 68.9% 63.7% 64.3% 63.4% 66.1%
Cell phone only 13.9% 15.0% 18.0% 21.5% 15.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2821


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Landline only 17.7% 18.1% 17.9%
Dual 63.6% 68.9% 66.3%
Cell phone only 18.7% 13.0% 15.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2905



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