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Table 2 Type of phone-use estimations for NSW from 2012 NSWPHS

From: Inclusion of mobile telephone numbers into an ongoing population health survey in New South Wales, Australia, using an overlapping dual-frame design: impact on the time series

Demographic groups Landline-only Mobile-only Dual phone users Landline phone users – who may also have a mobile phone
% 95%CI % 95%CI % 95%CI % 95%CI
Sex Males 9.6 8.4-10.8 20.9 18.4-23.4 69.5 66.9-72.1 79.1 76.6-81.6
Females 9.5 8.4-10.7 19.5 16.9-22.1 71.0 68.4-73.6 80.5 77.9-83.2
Age group 14-24 years 1.6 0.9-2.4 21.1 17.5-24.7 77.3 73.6-81.0 78.9 75.3-82.5
25-34 years 0.7 0.3-1.1 45.1 39.4-50.8 54.2 48.5-59.9 54.9 49.2-60.6
35-44 years 4.2 2.8-5.5 24.2 19.1-29.2 71.6 66.7-76.6 75.8 70.8-80.9
45-54 years 7.2 5.2-9.2 14.3 11.0-17.7 78.5 74.7-82.2 85.7 82.3-89.0
55-64 years 10.6 8.7-12.5 11.6 7.2-16.0 77.7 73.4-82.1 88.3 84.0-92.8
65 + years 33.6 30.6-36.7 3.2 2.0-4.3 63.1 60.1-66.2 96.7 95.7-98.0
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders 7.6 4.2-11.1 38.7 29.9-47.5 53.7 45.2-62.2 61.3 52.5-70.1
Never married 3.4 2.7-4.1 33.4 29.8-37.0 63.2 59.6-66.8 66.6 63.0-70.2
Separated but not divorced 9.8 5.0-14.7 31.7 19.7-43.8 58.4 47.2-69.6 68.2 56.2-80.3
Born overseas 7.8 6.6-9.0 23.2 20.0-26.3 69.1 65.9-72.2 76.9 73.7-80.0
Low household income (<$20,000) 21.0 18.2-23.6 26.6 21.9-31.4 52.4 48.3-56.6 73.4 68.6-78.1
NSW OVERALL 9.6 8.8-10.4 20.2 18.3-22.0 70.2 68.4-72.1 79.8 78.0-81.7