Religion and Public Life Survey, 2008

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REGICERT

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

If YES to REGIST: Are you absolutely certain you are registered to vote, or is there a chance your registration lapsed?
  1) Absolutely certain
  2) Chance registration lapsed
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Absolutely certain 97.2% 97.2%
Chance registration lapsed 2.1% 99.3%
Don't know/Refused .7% 100%
Total N = 2467

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ TOTAL
Absolutely certain 94.3% 97.5% 98.1% 97.7% 97.3% 97.2%
Chance registration lapsed 4.3% 2.0% 1.2% 2.3% 1.6% 2.2%
Don't know/Refused 1.4% 0.5% 0.7% 0.0% 1.1% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2425


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
Absolutely certain 96.5% 97.8% 97.9% 96.9% 95.9% 97.6% 97.2%
Chance registration lapsed 2.5% 1.1% 1.6% 2.4% 3.8% 2.4% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 1.0% 1.1% 0.5% 0.7% 0.3% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2441


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
Absolutely certain 93.7% 96.9% 97.9% 98.1% 98.9% 97.3%
Chance registration lapsed 3.4% 2.5% 1.6% 1.9% 1.1% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 2.9% 0.7% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2441


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
Absolutely certain 96.5% 95.9% 96.5% 98.4% 97.4% 98.7% 97.3%
Chance registration lapsed 1.7% 3.7% 2.6% 1.1% 2.6% 1.3% 2.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.7% 0.4% 0.9% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2174


Political ideology (I-POLITICS)

Very conservative Conservative Moderate Liberal or very liberal TOTAL
Absolutely certain 97.1% 99.2% 98.5% 97.9% 98.3%
Chance registration lapsed 2.9% 0.6% 1.5% 1.7% 1.5%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1203


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Other or Jewish None TOTAL
Absolutely certain 97.9% 96.9% 96.5% 95.8% 97.2%
Chance registration lapsed 1.5% 1.5% 3.5% 4.2% 2.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.6% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
2397


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Absolutely certain 97.3% 97.2% 97.2%
Chance registration lapsed 2.2% 2.0% 2.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2467



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