Catster Survey Results


Natural Born- Killer
Purred: Sat Apr 4, '09 2:45pm PST 
Ok cats sorry it took so long but here are the results from the Catster survey that we posted way back in January. We are cross-posting results. If you posted the survey link in any of your groups that our family does not belong to feel free to repost the results. Thanks to everycat that participated.

A total of 227 surveys were completed.
97% of respondent were female
Most were college graduates (42%) or had some college (27%)
Over half reported that they were married (54%)
The average age for the entire group of respondents is 44
The average number of cats per respondent was nearly 4 (3.87)
The average number of profiles per respondent was approximately 6
The largest percent of respondents have been on Catster for 2-3 years (29%)
A whopping 98% belong to groups on Catster
The largest percent of people spend between 5 and 14 hours per week on Catster (35%)
67.3% belong to other social networking sites
The largest percent of people spend 0-4 hours per week on these other sites (30%)
The measure for Sense of Virtual Community was scored on a scale from 1 to 4 and the average score for the entire group of respondents was a whopping 3.43!! Wow you guys really love Catster!

If you have any questions, comments or want to know more about the project you can pmail me or email my mom directly at jzl144@psu.edu


headed for the- light.
Purred: Sat Apr 4, '09 6:38pm PST 
Thanks for posting these results--very interesting!

Linus- (Dreamboat- #72a)

So many toys, so- little time.
Purred: Sun Apr 5, '09 8:42am PST 
Yes, thanks for posting the results - very interesting!


Natural Born- Killer
Purred: Sun Apr 5, '09 9:13am PST 
Oh yes the results were very interesting! Our mom is having so much fun with this project and is so glad that she could do it on Catster! cheer


Everyone loves- an orange tabby.
Purred: Sun Apr 5, '09 7:42pm PST 
It doesn't surprise me that 97% were female.

(don't hurt me women!) It does, for some reason, surprise me that half of the people were married. I don't know why, though. red face


Has been COTD!
Purred: Fri Apr 17, '09 1:46am PST 
I'M married--to my cats!!!
laugh out loud