- Overall, 15.5% of the users were female, 82.0% male and 2.5% "Rather
not say!". The actual numbers are 2020 women, 10668 men, and 318
- Compared to the last survey (See:
women represent a 6% increase and men a 8% decrease. The last survey did
not have the "Rather not say!" option.
- In the US, 17.1% of the users were female, 80.3% male and 2.6% "Rather
- There are were proportionately more males (91.6%) than females (7.2%)
in Europe than the USA.
- The percent of users (2.5%) whom chose not to respond to this question
via the "Rather not say!" option, is relatively stable across other similar
types of sensitive questions, like Disabilities (2.4%).
- For Prodigy, 19.1% of the respondents were female, with 78.8% male. These
ratios more so reflect the ratios outside the Web and also suggest that
as more major online services join the Web and Internet, more balanced
female/male ratios are likely to occur. The US and Prodigy ratios also
indicate that the US is integrating women more quickly into the user poplulation than
other parts of the world.
- Only 2.0% of Prodigy users opted for the "Rather not say!" option, which is
close to a whole percentage point lower than the overall non-response rate.
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Georgia Institute of Technology
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