- 82.3% of the respondents are white, with none of the other groups
reporting over 5% of the responses.
- Europeans have a higher ratio of white users (93.5%).
- There were no statistically significant differences observed among the
Prodigy/non-Prodgy and Women/Men sub-samples.
- The ratio of "Rather not say!" was about twice (5.3%) that of
- These numbers for race may reflect certain fundamental problems with
the Web and Internet in general: replication of services and multilingual
support. Stated differently, Web users who tried to connect from Asia may
1) not have been able to establish and hold a connection due to
transmission speed and delays 2) the costs involved in participating
and 3) the lack of a survey translated to their native language. We note
that timeouts did occur on some connections (will compute ratio in July as
part of a set of recommendations for survey design and execution).
Additionally, we know of no online multilingual survey.
Table of Data for All Categories
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GVU's WWW Surveying Team
Graphics, Visualization, & Usability Center
College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30332-0280