Republican responses to blog reader survey May 17-19, 2004

Here are more reader results from Blogads' survey of 17,159 blog readers May 17-19, 2004, this time broken out by party affiliation. This page contains the results for the Republicans, see this page for Democrats, this page for Independents, this page for Libertarians and this page for Greens.

To recap: here's the aggregate survey. Here's the breakout of women and men.


1. Age?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  <14
0.2%6
  14-18
1.6%59
  19-24
8%305
  25-30
14%532
  31-40
28.1%1068
  41-50
26.2%995
  51-60
15.7%594
  61-70
5%188
  71+
1.2%47
Total Respondents  3794
(filtered out)  13352
(skipped this question)  13
2. Sex
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Male
82.4%3125
  Female
17.6%669
Total Respondents  3794
(filtered out)  13352
(skipped this question)  13
3. Annual family income:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  0-$10,000
2%72
  $10-$20,000
2.9%103
  $20-30,000
5.1%182
  $30-$45,000
9.6%347
  $45-$60,000
12.7%459
  $60-$90,000
22%791
  $90-$120,000
17.9%643
  $120-$150,000
10.5%377
  $150-$200,000
7.2%260
  $200-$300,000
5.3%191
  $300-$500,000
2.6%95
  >$500,000
2.3%82
Total Respondents  3602
(filtered out)  12792
(skipped this question)  765
4. Job title:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Accountant/auditor
2.2%84
  Admin Assistant
1.8%68
  Analyst
3.4%129
  Artist/musician/entertainer
0.7%25
  Architect
0.3%11
  Associate
0.9%33
  Broker/trader/adviser
1.9%73
  CEO/Chairman/President
1.9%72
  CFO,COO,CTO,CIO
0.9%35
  Clergy
0.4%16
  Clerical worker
0.7%28
  Computer professional
10.5%399
  Consultant
3.5%133
  Director
2.3%89
  Doctor
1.4%53
  Educator
3.4%130
  Engineer
7.1%269
  Entrepreneur
1.9%71
  Government official
1.4%52
  Health care worker (other than Dr.)
1.2%47
  Homemaker
2.9%110
  Lawyer/Judge
5.7%215
  Manager
5.2%196
  Military officer
0.9%35
  Partner/principal/owner
1.8%68
  Researcher
1.4%54
  Sales
3%113
  Skilled labor
1.1%40
  Scientist
1.4%55
  Service provider
0.7%27
  Student
8.2%313
  Supervisor
1.2%44
  Technician
1.7%66
  Vice President
1.7%64
  Writer/editor
2.8%108
  Retired
4.8%181
  Other (please specify)
7.6%288
Total Respondents  3794
(filtered out)  13352
(skipped this question)  13
5. Industry:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Accounting
1.3%47
  Agriculture
0.7%25
  Architecture, Design
0.5%18
  Arts, Entertainment
2.5%88
  Computers, Software, Tech
13.1%462
  Construction
2.2%79
  Consulting
3.5%124
  Education
9.8%346
  Engineering
4.6%161
  Finance, Banking, Brokerage
7.3%258
  Government, Diplomacy
6.7%235
  Health care
5%175
  Homemaker
1.7%60
  Import, Export, Trade
0.6%20
  Information Management/Library
0.9%33
  Insurance
2.3%80
  Legal
7.8%274
  Manufacturing
5.4%192
  MarCom, Advertising, PR
1.9%67
  Media
3.3%116
  Military
2.8%99
  Non-profit/Associations
1.8%65
  Pharmaceuticals
1%36
  Real-estate
1.8%62
  Recruiting/HR
0.2%8
  Religious
0.8%27
  Retired
1.6%56
  R&D
1.2%43
  Retail
2%72
  Social Services
0.3%10
  Telecommunications
2.4%86
  Transport
1.5%54
  Travel, Hospitality
1%34
  Wholesale
0.5%17
Total Respondents  3529
(filtered out)  12350
(skipped this question)  1280
6. Friends would describe you as:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  One of the guys/gals
31.1%1147
  An opinion maker
40.4%1488
  A lone wolf
28.5%1049
Total Respondents  3684
(filtered out)  12713
(skipped this question)  762
7. Politically, you are:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Apolitical
0%0
  Democrat
0%0
  Republican
100%3794
  Libertarian
0%0
  Independent
0%0
  Green
0%0
Total Respondents  3794
(filtered out)  12993
(skipped this question)  372
8. Country of residence:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  US
93.1%3518
  Canada
3%113
  Mexico
0.2%7
  United Kingdom
1.1%42
  Brazil
0.2%6
  Germany
0.2%8
  France
0%0
  Spain
0%0
  Italy
0.1%4
  Other (please specify)
2.2%82
Total Respondents  3780
(filtered out)  13116
(skipped this question)  263
9. State of residence:
 Response PercentResponse Total
  AL
1.1%42
  AK
0.3%12
  AZ
2%75
  AR
0.2%9
  CA
14.1%518
  CO
2.9%105
  CT
1.5%56
  DE
0.2%9
  DC
1.3%48
  FL
3.1%115
  GA
3%111
  GU
0%1
  HI
0.3%12
  ID
0.1%4
  IL
4%148
  IN
1.8%65
  IA
0.7%25
  KS
0.8%28
  KY
1.1%40
  LA
1%36
  ME
0.4%13
  MD
2.4%87
  MA
2.9%107
  MI
2.3%84
  MN
2.6%95
  MS
0.4%14
  MO
1.5%54
  MT
0.2%8
  NE
0.4%16
  NV
0.4%16
  NH
0.5%20
  NJ
2.9%106
  NM
0.3%12
  NY
5.7%210
  NC
2.6%96
  ND
0.2%8
  OH
3.2%117
  OK
0.7%27
  OR
1.4%52
  PA
3.2%118
  PR
0.1%2
  RI
0.4%14
  SC
1%35
  SD
0.2%7
  TN
2.1%77
  TX
8.3%304
  UT
0.8%29
  VT
0.2%8
  VA
4.1%149
  WA
3.3%123
  WV
0.4%14
  WI
1.6%60
  WY
0.2%7
  Non-US
3.5%129
Total Respondents  3677
(filtered out)  12622
(skipped this question)  860
10. In the last 6 months, how much money have you spent online in each of the following categories?
 Spending range
0$1-$19$20-$49$50-$99$100-$199$200-$499$500-$999$1000-$1499$1500-$2499$2500-$4999$5000+Response Total
Contributed to a cause/campaign
45% (1462)3% (97)10% (325)12% (382)13% (428)9% (305)4% (127)2% (50)1% (44)1% (25)1% (18)3263
Software
40% (1290)2% (76)10% (339)16% (535)15% (483)10% (317)4% (131)2% (60)0% (13)0% (7)0% (10)3261
Music
42% (1380)7% (231)17% (564)15% (499)11% (348)5% (165)2% (57)0% (5)0% (4)0% (2)0% (3)3258
Books
17% (592)3% (92)13% (445)19% (653)22% (769)19% (669)6% (215)2% (53)1% (22)0% (9)0% (3)3522
Plane tickets
40% (1348)0% (2)0% (3)0% (10)2% (57)14% (465)18% (592)12% (384)7% (221)5% (155)3% (97)3334
Computer
53% (1691)1% (24)3% (89)4% (143)7% (210)7% (239)7% (226)7% (211)6% (201)4% (124)2% (59)3217
Consumer electronics
49% (1574)1% (28)3% (112)8% (247)10% (336)13% (408)9% (300)3% (108)2% (50)1% (27)1% (18)3208
Subscription to a publication
50% (1598)6% (203)19% (606)14% (446)8% (241)2% (78)1% (20)0% (5)0% (3)0% (2)0% (3)3205
Total Respondents  3674
(filtered out)  12761
(skipped this question)  724
11. Magazines you subscribe to:
 Response PercentResponse Total
 New Yorker
5.2%129
 The Nation
0.5%12
 Mother Jones
0.2%6
 Rolling Stone
2%48
 Atlantic Monthly
10.8%265
 National Review
31.8%783
 The New Republic
4.4%108
 The American Prospect
0.7%16
 The Washington Monthly
0.5%12
 Reason Magazine
4.6%112
 The Week
1%25
 National Geographic
15.9%391
 Forbes
9.5%234
 Fortune
5.6%138
 Harpers
1.1%26
 The Weekly Standard
16.2%398
 The New York Review of Books
1.5%38
 Time
8.6%211
 Newsweek
10%247
 US News & World Reports
10.3%253
 Business Week
5.6%138
 Sports Illustrated
10.3%254
 People
2.7%66
 The Economist
12.9%317
 Other (please specify)
50.5%1243
Total Respondents  2461
(filtered out)  9085
(skipped this question)  5613
12. What % of your news comes from:
 Response TotalResponse Average
  Television
4656414.56
  Radio
4261714.72
  Print newspapers
3754013.76
  Print magazines
189508.76
  Internet sources
20150357.08
  Word-of-mouth
73264.28
Total Respondents  3545
(filtered out)  12283
(skipped this question)  1331
13. Please rate how well the following media provide you with news and opinion:
 Menu 1
NAWorthlessSomewhat usefulUsefulExtremely usefulResponse Total
Television
3% (108)34% (1204)46% (1659)14% (515)3% (103)3589
Radio
9% (338)12% (415)41% (1466)29% (1058)9% (312)3589
Newspapers (print)
7% (239)28% (1006)44% (1570)17% (627)4% (147)3589
Newspapers (online)
7% (248)7% (246)43% (1547)32% (1135)12% (413)3589
Magazines (print)
13% (459)24% (869)41% (1483)18% (643)4% (135)3589
Magazines (online)
14% (516)9% (321)38% (1381)29% (1033)9% (338)3589
Blogs
1% (25)1% (52)8% (282)29% (1041)61% (2189)3589
Forums
39% (1403)19% (696)27% (953)12% (413)3% (124)3589
Total Respondents  3589
(filtered out)  12570
(skipped this question)  1000
14. How many blogs do you read daily?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  1
3.8%135
  2
5.4%192
  3
8.8%313
  4
7.8%277
  5
14.5%515
  6
8.3%296
  7
4%141
  8
4.3%152
  9
1%35
  10
13.4%475
  11-15
15.5%551
  16-25
8.2%291
  26-50
3.8%135
  51-100
1%34
  101-200
0.2%8
  200+
0.1%5
Total Respondents  3555
(filtered out)  12395
(skipped this question)  1209
15. In an average week, roughly how many hours do you spend reading blogs?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  0
0.8%27
  1
2.1%77
  2
4.5%160
  3
4.5%160
  4
5.2%187
  5
8.9%319
  6
5%179
  7
6%216
  8
5.2%186
  9
1.6%58
  10
17.8%638
  11
0.4%15
  12
4.8%173
  13
0.4%14
  14
5.5%199
  15
8.1%292
  16
1.3%45
  17
0.4%13
  18
1.6%59
  19-24
10%359
  24-30
3.5%127
  30-36
1%36
  36+
1.4%50
Total Respondents  3589
(filtered out)  12571
(skipped this question)  999
16. Do you have your own blog?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
17.6%614
  No
82.4%2884
Total Respondents  3498
(filtered out)  12222
(skipped this question)  1439
17. I read blogs for:
 Response PercentResponse Total
 Faster news
67%2386
 Latest trends
31.8%1131
 Transparent biases
54.7%1946
 Better perspective
82.6%2939
 More personality
45.1%1604
 More honesty
70.3%2503
 News I can't find elsewhere
82.9%2952
 Other (please specify)
12%426
Total Respondents  3560
(filtered out)  12391
(skipped this question)  1208
19. Your favorite blog:
 Total Respondents  
3332
(filtered out)  11376
(skipped this question)  2451
20. Have you clicked on a blog ad?
 Response PercentResponse Total
  Yes
60.9%2081
  No
28.1%959
  Can't recall
11%376
Total Respondents  3416
(filtered out)  11818
(skipped this question)  1925
21. Which of the following have you done because you clicked a blogad?
 Response PercentResponse Total
 changed opinion
6.2%153
 discussed ad with others
14.2%352
 forwarded link to others
19.6%486
 contacted advertiser
10.4%259
 recommended product/service
9.8%243
 purchased product/service
23.6%587
 donated money
30.7%763
 volunteered
4.7%117
 joined mailing list
15.6%387
 none of these
41%1017
Total Respondents  2483
(filtered out)  9280
(skipped this question)  5396
22. Referring blog:
 Total Respondents  
2995
(filtered out)  10219
(skipped this question)  3945

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