December 7, 2008

Adults and Video Games

Questions and Data

Annual Gadgets Survey 2007

Final Topline, 12/13/07

Data for October 24 – December 2, 2007

Princeton Survey Research Associates International for the Pew Internet & American Life Project

Sample: n = 2,054 adults 18 and older, including 500 cell phone users
Interviewing dates: 10.24.07 – 12.2.07

  1. Margin of error is plus or minus 2 percentage points for results based on total sample [n=2,054]
  2. Margin of error is plus or minus 3 percentage points for results based on internet users [n=1,572]
  3. Margin of error is plus or minus 3 percentage points for results based on landline and form 1 cell sample [n=1,804]
  4. Margin of error is plus or minus 3 percentage points for results based on landline and form 2 cell sample [n=1,804]
  5. Margin of error is plus or minus 3 percentage points for results based on landline only [n=1,554]

Q36     Do you ever use any of the following to play games whether or not you personally have one?  Do you use [INSERT ITEM] to play games?

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Q37     Do you ever play games online, whether using a computer or a game console or other device?

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Q38     How often do you play games, whether on a computer… or online… or on a game console… or on some other device?  Do you do this…?

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Q39     Do you ever visit virtual worlds online such as Second Life, There.com or Habbo Hotel?

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Q40     Do you play Massive Multiplayer Online Games, such as World of Warcraft?

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Q41     Here’s another list of activities people sometimes do online.  Please tell me whether you ever do each one, or not.  Do you ever…?

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