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January 2005 tracking
This data set includes basic tracking questions.
November-December 2004 Tracking
The data set contains questions about blogging, health issues online, along with tracking questions.
Teens & Parents 2004
This data set includes questions about how teenagers and their parents use the internet (October – Novemeber 2004).
Post-Election 2004 Tracking Survey
The data set contains questions about the 2004 election along with tracking questions.
July 2004 Selective Exposure
This data set contains questions about 2004 election issues including the war in Iraq, gay marriage, and free trade.
The data set contains questions about images from the war in Iraq, search engines, and prescription drugs online.
February-March 2004 Social Ties
This data set includes questions about the internet and social ties and relationships.
February 2004 Tracking
This dataset contains tracking questions about online activities. It also contains an extensive battery of questions pertaining to the volume of “spam” email, music downloading, instant messaging, broadband, and VOIP.
November 2003 Tracking
This data set contains questions about minor moments online, music downloading, and religion online.
November 2003 – Artist Callback
This data set is a callback survey of self-identified artists. It was used in the report “Artists, Musicians and the Internet”.