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2008 NZES Section A

ZSAMPLE Mail or internet

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 2.00 Mail 2684 99.4 99.4 99.4
3.00 Internet 17 .6 .6 100.0
Total 2700 100.0 100.0

ZINTRST A1: interest in politics

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Very 521 19.3 19.6 19.6
2.00 Fairly 1226 45.4 46.1 65.7
3.00 Slightly 760 28.1 28.6 94.3
4.00 Not at all 151 5.6 5.7 100.0
Total 2658 98.4 100.0
Missing System 43 1.6

Total 2700 100.0


ZAVTVNS A2a: days a week watch TV news

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 83 3.1 3.1 3.1
1.00 88 3.3 3.3 6.4
2.00 149 5.5 5.6 12.1
3.00 211 7.8 8.0 20.0
4.00 273 10.1 10.3 30.3
5.00 436 16.2 16.4 46.8
6.00 292 10.8 11.0 57.8
7.00 1120 41.5 42.2 100.0
Total 2653 98.2 100.0
Missing System 47 1.8

Total 2700 100.0


ZAVPAPR A2b: days a week read paper

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 258 9.5 10.0 10.0
1.00 336 12.4 13.0 23.0
2.00 367 13.6 14.2 37.2
3.00 316 11.7 12.3 49.5
4.00 174 6.5 6.8 56.2
5.00 252 9.3 9.8 66.0
6.00 388 14.4 15.0 81.0
7.00 489 18.1 19.0 100.0
Total 2581 95.6 100.0
Missing System 119 4.4

Total 2700 100.0


ZAVNTRD A2c: days a week national radio

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 1172 43.4 47.9 47.9
1.00 157 5.8 6.4 54.4
2.00 146 5.4 6.0 60.3
3.00 133 4.9 5.4 65.8
4.00 104 3.9 4.3 70.0
5.00 228 8.4 9.3 79.4
6.00 90 3.3 3.7 83.0
7.00 415 15.4 17.0 100.0
Total 2445 90.5 100.0
Missing System 255 9.5

Total 2700 100.0


ZAVTKRD A2d: days aweek talkback radio

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 1584 58.7 64.4 64.4
1.00 171 6.3 6.9 71.3
2.00 129 4.8 5.3 76.6
3.00 132 4.9 5.4 82.0
4.00 77 2.9 3.1 85.1
5.00 156 5.8 6.4 91.5
6.00 45 1.7 1.8 93.3
7.00 164 6.1 6.7 100.0
Total 2460 91.1 100.0
Missing System 241 8.9

Total 2700 100.0


ZAVINTR A2e: days a week news internet

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid .00 1253 46.4 52.3 52.3
1.00 215 8.0 9.0 61.3
2.00 183 6.8 7.7 69.0
3.00 168 6.2 7.0 76.0
4.00 108 4.0 4.5 80.5
5.00 162 6.0 6.8 87.3
6.00 58 2.2 2.4 89.7
7.00 245 9.1 10.3 100.0
Total 2394 88.6 100.0
Missing System 307 11.4

Total 2700 100.0


ZAVDSPF A3a: average week discuss politics family

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Often 424 15.7 16.2 16.2
2.00 Sometimes 1118 41.4 42.7 58.9
3.00 Not Much 763 28.2 29.2 88.1
4.00 Not at All 291 10.8 11.1 99.2
9.00 DK 20 .8 .8 100.0
Total 2616 96.9 100.0
Missing System 85 3.1

Total 2700 100.0


ZAVDSPW A3b: average week discuss politics family

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Often 211 7.8 9.1 9.1
2.00 Sometimes 771 28.6 33.4 42.5
3.00 Not Much 655 24.3 28.4 70.9
4.00 Not at All 618 22.9 26.8 97.7
9.00 DK 54 2.0 2.3 100.0
Total 2308 85.5 100.0
Missing System 392 14.5

Total 2700 100.0


ZAVDSPN A3c: average week discuss politics neighbours

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Often 85 3.1 3.5 3.5
2.00 Sometimes 373 13.8 15.5 19.0
3.00 Not Much 565 20.9 23.4 42.4
4.00 Not at All 1350 50.0 56.0 98.4
9.00 DK 38 1.4 1.6 100.0
Total 2411 89.3 100.0
Missing System 289 10.7

Total 2700 100.0


ZAVDSPP A3d: average week discuss politics friends

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Often 295 10.9 11.5 11.5
2.00 Sometimes 1037 38.4 40.5 52.0
3.00 Not Much 837 31.0 32.7 84.7
4.00 Not at All 371 13.8 14.5 99.2
9.00 DK 21 .8 .8 100.0
Total 2563 94.9 100.0
Missing System 137 5.1

Total 2700 100.0


ZNMSKNW A4: normally seek news about politics

Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Valid 1.00 Seek out News 391 14.5 15.0 15.0
2.00 Only Come Across 1897 70.3 73.0 88.0
3.00 No Attention 311 11.5 12.0 100.0
Total 2599 96.3 100.0
Missing System 101 3.7

Total 2700 100.0





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