General Demographics Questionnaire

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Part 1: Background

How did you find out about the GVU's Tenth WWW User Survey?
(Please check all that apply.)
How long have you been using the Internet (including using email, gopher, ftp, etc.)?
What is your primary language (i.e., the one you speak most of the time)?
Note: This is a sensitive question that can help Internet developers to understand the needs of current Web users - it is not intended to offend.
Are you disabled or impaired?
(Please check all that apply.)
How frequently do you access the web from the following places?

From home (including a home office)

From work

From school

From a public terminal (e.g. library, cybercafe, etc.)

From other places

Who pays for your Internet access?
(Please check all that apply.)
Are you currently registered to vote?
Which of the following categories best describes the industry you primarily work in (regardless of your actual position)?
Which of the following best describes your role in industry?
The organization you work for is in which of the following:
During an average week, most of your professional correspondence (postal mail or email) is with which of the following:
What is your organization's total budget for this year, from all sources?
Please indicate which of the following are sources of revenue for your organization:
(Please check all that apply.)
Please indicate the highest level of education completed.
What is your sex?
Note: Although this is a sensitive question, the answer can help Internet developers to understand the needs of current Web users. It is not intended to offend.
How would you classify yourself?
What is your current marital status?
Where are you located?
Which of the following best describes the area you live in?
How many children under 16 years old live in your household?
Please indicate your current household income in U.S. dollars
What is your age?
What is your primary computing platform?
Part 2: Opinions

Complete the following sentence in the way that comes closest to your own views: 'Since getting on the Internet, I have ...'
Which of these groups have you become more connected to through the Internet?
(Please check all that apply.)

Some Web sites ask for you to register with the site by providing personal information. When asked for such information, what percent of the time do you falsify the information?
In your opinion, what is the single most critical issue facing the Internet?
Please indicate your agreement/disagreement with the following statement.
I believe that certain information should not be published on the Internet.
Why don't you purchase more products and services on the web, either for yourself or for your work/business?
(Please check all that apply.)
Which of the following have you done?
Please check all that apply.
How comfortable do you feel using computers, in general?
How comfortable do you feel using the Internet?
How satisfied are you with your current skills for using the Internet?

Please add any comments here.

This questionnaire was developed by:
GVU's WWW User Survey Team