Archive for January 2011

Read magazines: California Civic Engagement

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Magazine readership rates are higher in the San Jose metro and the San Francisco metro than in California as a whole.

Question: I am going to read some ways that people get news and information.  Please tell me how often you did each of the following during a TYPICAL MONTH in the past year:
Read news magazines such as Newsweek or Time, in print or on the Internet – basically every day, a few times a week, a few times a month, once a month, or not at all?

California is the entire state of California. The sample consisted of 5,438 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 1 percent.
San Francisco includes San Francisco and Alameda counties. The sample consisted of 549 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.
San Jose includes Santa Clara County. The sample consisted of 268 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 6 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

Read magazines: Oregon Civic Civic Engagement

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The magazine readership rate is higher in the Portland metro area than in the rest of the State of Oregon as a whole.

Question: I am going to read some ways that people get news and information.  Please tell me how often you did each of the following during a TYPICAL MONTH in the past year:
Read news magazines such as Newsweek or Time, in print or on the Internet – basically every day, a few times a week, a few times a month, once a month, or not at all?

Oregon is the entire state of Oregon. The sample consists of 1,100 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.

Portland Metro includes Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties in Oregon and Clark County in Washington. Yamhill County in Oregon was not included in the sample. The sample consisted of 544 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

Read newspaper: Washington Civic Engagement

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There is little difference in newspaper readership habits between the Seattle-Tacoma metro area and the rest of Washington State.

Question: I am going to read some ways that people get news and information.  Please tell me how often you did each of the following during a TYPICAL MONTH in the past year:
Read a newspaper in print or on the Internet – basically every day, a few times a week, a few times a month, once a month, or not at all?

Washington is the entire state of Washington. The sample consisted of 1,238 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Seattle includes the standard Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area. The sample consisted of 608 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

Read newspaper: California Civic Engagement

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Newspaper readership is highest in the San Jose metro, next in the San Francisco metro, and, trailing far behind, least in California as a whole.

Question: I am going to read some ways that people get news and information.  Please tell me how often you did each of the following during a TYPICAL MONTH in the past year:
Read a newspaper in print or on the Internet – basically every day, a few times a week, a few times a month, once a month, or not at all?

California is the entire state of California. The sample consisted of 5,438 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 1 percent.
San Francisco includes San Francisco and Alameda counties. The sample consisted of 549 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.
San Jose includes Santa Clara County. The sample consisted of 268 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 6 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

Read newspaper: Oregon Civic Engagement

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Persons from Portland are more likely to read the newspaper every day than the average person from Oregon. This is one of the questions where there was a high refusal rate for the Other Oregon.

Question: I am going to read some ways that people get news and information.  Please tell me how often you did each of the following during a TYPICAL MONTH in the past year:
Read a newspaper in print or on the Internet – basically every day, a few times a week, a few times a month, once a month, or not at all?

Oregon is the entire state of Oregon. The sample consists of 1,100 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.

Portland Metro includes Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties in Oregon and Clark County in Washington. Yamhill County in Oregon was not included in the sample. The sample consisted of 544 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

Politics discussed: Washington Civic Engagement

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In general, persons from the Seattle-Tacoma Metro region discuss politics at about the same frequency as the rest of the State of Washington. This is different from Oregon where the Portland Metro is much more interested in politics than the rest of the state.

Question: During a TYPICAL MONTH in the past year, when communicating with family and friends, how often were politics discussed — basically every day, a few times a week, a few times a month, once a month, or not at all?

Washington is the entire state of Washington. The sample consisted of 1,238 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.
Seattle includes the standard Seattle-Tacoma Metro Area. The sample consisted of 608 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

Politics discussed: California Civic Engagement

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In general, persons from the San Francisco discuss politics the most, San Jose is next, and then the rest of the State of California.

Question: During a TYPICAL MONTH in the past year, when communicating with family and friends, how often were politics discussed — basically every day, a few times a week, a few times a month, once a month, or not at all?

California is the entire state of California. The sample consisted of 5,438 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 1 percent.
San Francisco includes San Francisco and Alameda counties. The sample consisted of 549 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.
San Jose includes Santa Clara County. The sample consisted of 268 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 6 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.

Politics discussed:Oregon Civic Engagement

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In general, persons from the Portland Metro discuss politics much more than persons from the rest of Oregon.

Question: During a TYPICAL MONTH in the past year, when communicating with family and friends, how often were politics discussed — basically every day, a few times a week, a few times a month, once a month, or not at all?

Oregon is the entire state of Oregon. The sample consists of 1,100 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 3 percent.

Portland Metro includes Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties in Oregon and Clark County in Washington. Yamhill County in Oregon was not included in the sample. The sample consisted of 544 interviews with a sample of error at the median of approximately 4 percent.

Source of Data: Current Population Survey, November 2008 Civic Participation Supplement, Public Use Micro Sample.