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Table 4: Time spent (reported by passenger) in line waiting to go through security screening by non-demographic characteristics

Table 4: Time spent (reported by passenger) in line waiting to go through
security screening by non-demographic characteristics

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Characteristic Average Minutes Standard Error Sample Size
Overall 20.4 1.8 295
       
Selected for extended
screening
24.2 5.0 77
Basic screening procedure 18.0 1.4 216
       
Wait time shorter than
expected
14.3 1.4 136
Wait time about
expectation
17.6 1.7 112
Wait time longer than
expected
62.5 11.3 25
       
Very satisfied/satisfied
with screening time
18.7 1.9 270
Dissatisfied/very
dissatisfied with screening time
32.8 6.8 24
       
Very satisfied/satisfied
with courtesy
19.0 1.8 275
Dissatisfied/very
dissatisfied with courtesy
37.0 8.9 19
       
Very satisfied/satisfied
with overall experience
17.4 1.2 268
Dissatisfied/very
dissatisfied with experience
47.0 11.2 26
       
No/small amount of
confidence in screeners
32.0 7.4 50
Moderate confidence 17.8 1.6 145
Great deal/total
confidence in screeners
15.3 1.9 95
       
Thoroughness (of
screening) was excessive
36.3 8.4 18
Thoroughness was
appropriate
18.8 2.0 248
Thoroughness was
inadequate
27.5 7.4 23

NOTE: All estimates are weighted to represent U.S.
noninstitutionalized adult population (18 and older).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of
Transportation Statistics, Omnibus Household Survey, December 2004.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017