Table 1. Opinions on Allowing Cell Phone Use on Aircraft if No Safety Issues Exist, 2006 v. 2007 (percent holding opinions)

Table 1. Opinions on Allowing Cell Phone Use on Aircraft if No Safety Issues Exist, 2006 v. 2007 (percent holding opinions)

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  Overall 18-34 years 35-64 years 65+ years
2006 Omnibus Household Survey n=1,063 n=174 n=611 n=245
Definitely should allow 21.9 27.8 20.6 12.7
Probably should allow 16.5 17.8 16.9 14.5
Not sure 15.3 16.6 15.6 12.9
Probably should not allow 16.1 15.8 15.9 18.0
Definitely should not allow 30.3 22.0 31.0 41.9
2007 Omnibus Household Survey n=979 n=150 n=552 n=249
Definitely should allow 21.2 23.3 22.6 14.9
Probably should allow 18.5 24.4 17.7 11.7
Not sure 15.1 16.1 14.1 16.7
Probably should not allow 16.7 20.3 16.0 12.9
Definitely should not allow 28.5 15.8 29.6 43.8

NOTE: Confidence intervals (CIs) for overall figures are about 3.3% in 2006 and 3.1% in 2007. CIs for subgroups are larger.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Omnibus Household Surveys, November 2006 and 2007.