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Nov 19, 2006

November 2006 – Parents and Teens

This data set contains questions about parent/teen internet usage, attitudes towards technology and teen experiences online. It was used in the reports “Teens and Social Media”, “Parent and Teen Internet Use”, “Teens and Online Stranger Contact”, …

Aug 31, 2006

August 2006 – Health

This data set contains questions about how individuals use the internet to search for health information and resources. It was used in the reports “Online Health Search 2006” and “E-patients with a Disease or Chronic Disability”.

Apr 6, 2006

February-April 2006 Gadgets and Internet Typology

This dataset contains questions about usage and attitudes towards Information and Communication Technologies. It served as the basis for the May 2007 “Typology of Information and Communication Technology Users”, and was also used in the “Home Bro…

Mar 28, 2006

March 2006 – Cell Phones

This data set contains questions about cell phone usage and attitudes, and includes respondents reached via cell-owner sample. It was used in the report “Americans and Their Cell Phones”.

Feb 17, 2006

Bloggers Callback Survey

This is the dataset for our bloggers callback survey. It is used in our 2006 Bloggers report.

Feb 6, 2006

January 2006 – Exploratorium

This data set contains questions about science and sources of news and scientific information. It was used in the report “The Internet as a Resource for News and Information About Science.”

Dec 31, 2005

December 2005, Online News and User-generated Content

This dataset was the basis for the March 2006 “Online News” report. Data from this survey is also featured in the “Home Broadband Adoption 2006” report, “Online Banking 2006,” and “Finding Answers Online in Sickness and in Health.”

Dec 8, 2005

September 2005 – Online Dating

This data set contains questions about online dating and Hurricane Katrina donations. It was used in the reports “Online Dating” and “Romance in America”.

Jun 7, 2005

May-June 2005 Spyware

This data set includes questions about spyware, adware, and related computer problems. Data set also includes questions asked of non-internet users about why they do not go online.

Mar 21, 2005

February-March 2005 Major Moments

This data set includes questions about the influence of the internet on major life decisions.