September 14th, 2009

Retro reference redux

Earlier today I asked about phone books. Here are some followup questions:

Poll #1457254 Phone Books Redux

Do you have current phone directories in your home?

Yes, white and yellow pages
26(42.6%)
Yes, white pages only
0(0.0%)
Yes, yellow pages only
5(8.2%)
No, but I have out-of-date ones
2(3.3%)
I have no idea
6(9.8%)
I have no dead tree phone books at all
22(36.1%)

When was the last time you used a payphone?

In the last week
0(0.0%)
In the last month
1(1.6%)
In the last three months
3(4.9%)
In the last year
4(6.6%)
It's been more than a year
14(23.0%)
It's been more than three years
39(63.9%)
Never
0(0.0%)

How long do you think it will be before phone books stop being distributed automatically?

It's already happened where I live
2(3.3%)
Less than five years
36(59.0%)
Less than ten years
10(16.4%)
More than ten years
11(18.0%)
Never
2(3.3%)

How long do you think it will be before phone book printing stops entirely?

It's already happened where I live
0(0.0%)
Less than five years
7(11.5%)
Less than ten years
16(26.2%)
More than ten years
31(50.8%)
Never
7(11.5%)