Survey Results

Our survey consisted of questions that attempted to analyze online gaming in our peer community (college students).

Participants were asked how long they spend each week playing online games, what types of online games they play, if they have every declined a social opportunity in order to play online games, if they have ever forgone work or school responsibilities in order to play online games, if they consider themselves a video game addict, and if they consider online gaming a social benefit.

Of those that responded, our results showed that:

0-2 hours per week – 37%

2-4 hours per week – 32%

4-6 hours per week- 18%

6 or more per week – 13%

 

When asked what types of online games they play the most:

 

Action Games (First Person Shooters, Fighting, etc.)                                     –  54%

Sports                                                                                                     – 23%

MMORPGs                                                                                              -16%

Strategy                                                                                                    -7%

 

If they have declined a social opprotunity to play online games:

Yes      –      73%

No        –      27%

If they have forgone work or education to play online games:

Yes      –       95%

No        –         5%

If they consider themselves a video game addict:

Yes      –          4%

No        –         96%

If they consider online gaming a social benefit:

Yes       –         70%

No         –          30%

 



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