Religion and Politics Survey, 1996

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RADCALLI

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

How often, if ever, do you listen to radio shows that invite listeners to call in to discuss current events, public issues and politics?
  1) Regularly
  2) Sometimes
  3) Rarely
  4) Never
  5) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Regularly 17.4% 17.4%
Sometimes 25.3% 42.7%
Rarely 25.7% 68.4%
Never 31.2% 99.6%
Don't know/Refused .4% 100.0%
Total N = 1975

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 29 years 30 - 49 years 50 and older TOTAL
Regularly 16.6% 16.5% 19.3% 17.5%
Sometimes 24.4% 27.6% 23.3% 25.4%
Rarely 26.7% 25.8% 24.8% 25.7%
Never 31.8% 30.1% 32.0% 31.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.5% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Regularly 21.1% 14.0% 17.4%
Sometimes 25.4% 25.2% 25.3%
Rarely 25.7% 25.8% 25.7%
Never 27.7% 34.4% 31.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent or other party No preference TOTAL
Regularly 18.3% 17.7% 16.4% 17.6% 17.4%
Sometimes 26.8% 27.1% 23.1% 23.1% 25.5%
Rarely 26.4% 22.5% 28.7% 18.7% 25.7%
Never 28.1% 32.6% 31.4% 37.4% 31.0%
Don't know/Refused 0.4% 0.1% 0.3% 3.3% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1951


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
Regularly 19.4% 14.8% 17.8% 17.5% 17.4%
Sometimes 23.1% 28.8% 24.6% 24.7% 25.3%
Rarely 25.1% 28.9% 25.1% 23.9% 25.7%
Never 32.3% 26.7% 32.2% 33.8% 31.2%
Don't know/Refused 0.0% 0.8% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1975


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Jewish Muslim Other non-Christian No preference Agnostic or Atheist TOTAL
Regularly 17.3% 25.5% 47.6% 14.0% 15.7% 25.0% 17.3%
Sometimes 26.3% 31.9% 23.8% 26.3% 17.7% 14.3% 25.4%
Rarely 25.8% 12.8% 19.0% 28.1% 26.7% 35.7% 25.8%
Never 30.3% 27.7% 9.5% 31.6% 38.7% 25.0% 31.1%
Don't know/Refused 0.3% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.4%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1960



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