Survey: 2009 ResNet/ComTech Survey
Number of entries: 1202
Where do you live?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Alexander 26 2.16%  
Avent Ferry 73 6.06%  
Bagwell 50 4.15%  
Becton 53 4.40%  
Berry 8 0.66%  
Bowen 52 4.32%  
Bragaw 115 9.54%  
Carroll 50 4.15%  
Gold 10 0.83%  
Lee 135 11.20%  
Metcalf 56 4.65%  
North 29 2.41%  
Owen 24 1.99%  
Sullivan 119 9.88%  
Syme 41 3.40%  
Tucker 31 2.57%  
Turlington 26 2.16%  
Watauga 17 1.41%  
Welch 9 0.75%  
Wolf Village 195 16.18%  
Wood 44 3.65%  
Greek Court 38 3.15%  
Off-campus 3 0.25%  
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Are you planning to live on campus in the fall?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Yes 760 63.07%  
No 408 33.86%  
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Not Sure
36 2.99%  
What kind of internet connection did you have at home?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Broadband (cable modem, DSL) 1103 91.54%  
Dial-up 67 5.56%  
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None
34 2.82%  
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Having ResNet service available influenced my decision to live on campus.
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Agree to some extent 473 39.35%
Strongly Agree 170 14.11%   35.94%
Agree 303 25.15%   64.06%
Neutral 450 37.34%  
Disagree to some extent 279 23.21%
Disagree 181 15.02%   64.87%
Strongly Disagree 98 8.13%   35.13%
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Having ResNet service in my room has had a positive impact on my ability to get my course work done.
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Agree to some extent 1109 92.26%
Strongly Agree 810 67.22%   73.04%
Agree 299 24.81%   26.96%
Neutral 78 6.47%  
Disagree to some extent 15 1.25%
Disagree 11 0.91%   73.33%
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Strongly Disagree
4 0.33%   26.67%
While here at NC State I have used computer network access to such a degree that it has hindered my academic success. (e.g. over use of web surfing, AIM, network games, etc.)
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Agree to some extent 342 28.45%
Strongly Agree 101 8.38%   29.53%
Agree 241 20.00%   70.47%
Neutral 307 25.48%  
Disagree to some extent 553 46.01%
Disagree 423 35.10%   76.49%
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Strongly Disagree
130 10.79%   23.51%
How satisfied are you with the quality of your ResNet connection?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Satisfied to some extent 1057 87.94%
Very satisfied 484 40.17%   45.79%
Satisfied 573 47.55%   54.21%
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 81 6.72%  
Dissatisfied to some extent 64 5.32%
Dissatisfied 55 4.56%   85.94%
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Very dissatisfied
9 0.75%   14.06%
How much do you actively use your ResNet service on an average day?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
9 or more hours 197 16.35%  
5-8 hours 436 36.18%  
3-5 hours 465 38.59%  
1-2 hours 89 7.39%  
Less than 1 hour 15 1.24%  
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How many devices (computers, game consoles, etc.) do you have connected to ResNet?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Zero 60 4.98%  
1 708 58.76%  
2 282 23.40%  
3 103 8.55%  
4 31 2.57%  
5 8 0.66%  
6 3 0.25%  
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More than 6
7 0.58%  
Do you use your ResNet connection for a desktop or portable computer(s)?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Portable - Laptop/Netbook 1025 85.06%  
Portable - Tablet 18 1.49%  
Desktop 39 3.24%  
Both a portable (laptop, netbook, or tablet) and desktop 113 9.38%  
I don't use ResNet for a computer. 7 0.58%  
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If you use a portable computer, what is the brand/manufacturer of the portable computer you use most often?
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Apple 206 17.76%
Compaq 34 2.93%
Dell 270 23.28%
Gateway 46 3.97%
HP 188 16.21%
IBM 67 5.78%
Lenovo 163 14.05%
Toshiba 80 6.90%
Other 106 9.14%
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What kind of devices do you regularly connect to ResNet? Check all that apply.
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Intel-compatible PC (Windows, Linux) 814 67.55%  
Macintosh computer (PowerPC or Intel-based) 200 16.60%  
Sun computer 3 0.25%  
Switch/hub 26 2.16%  
Wireless router / wireless access point 285 23.65%  
Wired router 55 4.56%  
PDA/Handheld computer 52 4.32%  
Digital Video Recorder (e.g. TiVo) 6 0.50%  
IP Phone (e.g. Vonage) 11 0.91%  
Networked printer / stand-alone print server (not a typical printer that is connected to your computer) 52 4.32%  
Playstation 2 21 1.74%  
Playstation 3 43 3.57%  
PSP 11 0.91%  
Xbox 17 1.41%  
XBox 360 197 16.35%  
Wii 56 4.65%  
Nintendo DS 17 1.41%  
Other game console 2 0.17%  
Other device not listed here 66 5.48%  
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Please specify what 'other' devices you have connected to ResNet.
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Common Responses Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
iPhone 9 13.43%
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iPod Touch
39 58.21%
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What is the primary operating system that you use?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Windows Vista 626 51.95%  
Windows XP 314 26.06%  
Windows 7 Beta 9 0.75%  
Other Windows 5 0.41%  
Macintosh OS X 202 16.76%  
Linux (any distribution) 36 2.99%  
Not sure 7 0.58%  
Other 4 0.33%  
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Regardless of when and where you actually use your laptop now, which of the following statements best describes how you intended to use it when you first got it?
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
I thought I would simply keep it at my residence and not carry it around anywhere. 91 7.87%
I thought I would bring my laptop with me when I went away for some extended period of time (e.g., home for the weekend, on a trip, etc.), but as a rule not carry it with me on campus. 167 14.43%
I thought I would occasionally carry my laptop with me to use around campus (e.g., in the library, in class, etc.) 495 42.78%
I thought I would frequently carry my laptop with me to use around campus 276 23.85%
I thought I would always or almost always carry my laptop with me to use around campus 128 11.06%
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Which of the following best describes the extent to which you actually carry your laptop with you on campus?
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
I don't -- my laptop always stays at my residence. 64 5.53%
I bring my laptop with me when I go away for some extended period of time (e.g., home for the weekend, on a trip, etc.), but as a rule do not carry it with me on campus. 235 20.31%
I occasionally carry my laptop with me to use around campus (e.g., in the library, in class, etc.) 587 50.73%
I frequently carry my laptop with me to use around campus 164 14.17%
I always or almost always carry my laptop with me to use around campus 106 9.16%
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Was your computer affected by viruses, spyware or trojans at any time this year?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Yes 348 28.95%
Yes, and I (or someone else) ended up reformatting my computer
because of it.
109 9.05%   31.32%
Yes, and it was fixed without reformatting. 169 14.02%   48.56%
Yes, but I don't remember how it was fixed. 49 4.07%   14.08%
Yes, and it still is being affected. 21 1.74%   6.03%
No. 854 70.87%  
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NCSU switched antivirus vendors this spring. The new antivirus software is Trend Micro OfficeScan (for Windows) and Intego VirusBarrier X5 (for Mac). Have you installed the new antivirus software?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Yes, I have installed Trend Micro OfficeScan or Intego VirusBarrier X5. 508 42.16%  
No, I have not installed it yet. 694 57.59%  
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Antivirus software is required on all Windows and Macintosh computers connected to ResNet. NC State offers Trend Micro OfficeScan and Intego VirusBarrier X5 to all registered students. Why haven't you installed Trend Micro OfficeScan or Intego VirusBarrier X5 from NC State on your computer(s)? (Please answer honestly! We're not going to come after you if you haven't installed it!)
(This question was only answered by respondents who had not installed the new antivirus software yet)
n=694
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
I still have NC State's Symantec Antivirus installed. 257 37.03%
I have installed other antivirus software, and I was not aware NCSU provided antivirus software. 64 9.22%
I have installed other antivirus software, but I was aware NCSU provided antivirus software. 225 32.42%
I have not installed antivirus software, and I was not aware NCSU provided antivirus software. 51 7.35%
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I have not installed antivirus software, but I was aware NCSU provided antivirus software.
97 13.98%
Have you ever needed help with computing problems while at NC State (including getting your ResNet connection to work)?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Yes 323 26.80%  
No 879 72.95%  
When you have needed help with computing problems while at NC State, how often did you seek help from these sources?
(This question was only answered by respondents who said they have needed help with computing problems)
n=328 Never Occasionally Sometimes Often Always
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
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Family Member
150 12.45%   55 4.56%   39 3.24%   45 3.73%   40 3.32%  
Professor or TA 272 22.57%   33 2.74%   15 1.24%   7 0.58%   1 0.08%  
Departmental or College Help Desk 232 19.25%   47 3.90%   20 1.66%   20 1.66%   9 0.75%  
Roommate/Suitemate 130 10.79%   83 6.89%   57 4.73%   51 4.23%   8 0.66%  
Friend 86 7.14%   85 7.05%   60 4.98%   71 5.89%   26 2.16%  
ResNet Technician 228 18.92%   50 4.15%   20 1.66%   18 1.49%   11 0.91%  
OIT Walk-in Center 222 18.42%   44 3.65%   19 1.58%   20 1.66%   21 1.74%  
NC State Help Desk (515-HELP, help@ncsu.edu, 106 Hillsborough Building) 230 19.09%   50 4.15%   17 1.41%   16 1.33%   14 1.16%  
Off-campus Vendor or Help Desk 263 21.83%   23 1.91%   17 1.41%   18 1.49%   5 0.41%  
How would you rate the service you received when a ResNet technician came to your room to help you with your computer?
(This question was only answered by respondents who received help from a ResNet technician)
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Positive 90 84.11%
Excellent 33 30.84% 36.67%
Very good 29 27.10% 32.22%
Good 28 26.17% 31.11%
Negative 17 15.89%
Fair 12 11.21% 70.59%
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Poor
5 4.67% 29.41%
How would you rate the service you have received from the NC State Help Desk? (515-HELP, help@ncsu.edu, resnet@ncsu.edu, 106 Hillsborough Bldg.)
(This question was only answered by respondents who received help from the NC State Help Desk)
n=98
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Positive 83 84.69%
Excellent 27 27.55% 32.53%
Very good 30 30.61% 36.14%
Good 26 26.53% 31.33%
Negative 15 15.31%
Fair 7 7.14% 46.67%
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Poor
8 8.16% 53.33%
How would you rate the service you have received from the OIT Walk-in Center? (101 West Dunn Bldg.)
(This question was only answered by respondents who received help from the OIT Walk-in Center)
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Positive 96 89.72%
Excellent 45 42.06% 46.88%
Very good 36 33.64% 37.50%
Good 15 14.02% 15.63%
Negative 11 10.28%
Fair 6 5.61% 54.55%
Poor 5 4.67% 45.45%
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If you had a computing question, what would be your preferred way of asking it, from the choices below:
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
In person 382 31.70%  
Telephone 300 24.90%  
E-mail 293 24.32%  
Instant Messenger 128 10.62%  
Live web-based chat 64 5.31%  
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Web-based self help wizard
35 2.90%  
If your computer needed to be serviced, which of these choices would you prefer?
In room: Have a technician come to my room to fix it. I understand that I will have to be there at all times with the tech and that if s/he runs out of time, I will need to schedule a follow-up appointment.
Drop off: Drop my computer off at the OIT Walk-in Center (West Dunn Building) to be fixed and pick it up later (within 2 business days).
Drop off with loaner computer: Drop off my computer at the OIT Walk-in Center to be fixed and pick it up later (within 4 business days). A comparable loaner laptop would be available to use while your computer is being fixed.
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
In-room 408 33.86%  
Drop off 165 13.69%  
Drop off with loaner computer 512 42.49%  
Not sure 117 9.71%  
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On what days would you be likely to visit the OIT Walk-in Center? [about the OIT Walk-in Center] (check all that apply)
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Monday 487 40.41%  
Tuesday 449 37.26%  
Wednesday 431 35.77%  
Thursday 423 35.10%  
Friday 456 37.84%  
Saturday 341 28.30%  
Sunday 218 18.09%  
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I would not visit the OIT Walk-in Center
395 32.78%  
Please rank the following times in the order that you would be likely to visit the OIT Walk-in Center on Monday through Thursday. You do not have to rank all available times, just the times that you would be likely to visit.
(Times are ordered from most to least likely times to visit)
Answer % Likelihood of visiting
M-Th 9am-5pm 21.07%
M-Th 5pm-6pm 16.57%
M-Th 6pm-7pm 14.27%
M-Th 7pm-8pm 10.69%
M-Th 8am-9am 9.18%
M-Th 8pm-9pm 7.95%
M-Th 7am-8am 5.63%
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Please rank the following times in the order that you would be likely to visit the OIT Walk-in Center on Friday. You do not have to rank all available times, just the times that you would be likely to visit.
(Times are ordered from most to least likely times to visit)
Answer % Likelihood of visiting
F 9am-5pm 21.31%
F 5pm-6pm 15.91%
F 6pm-7pm 12.57%
F 7pm-8pm 9.36%
F 8am-9am 9.04%
F 8pm-9pm 6.41%
F 7am-8am 6.32%
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Please rank the following times in the order that you would be likely to visit the OIT Walk-in Center on Saturday. You do not have to rank all available times, just the times that you would be likely to visit.
(Times are ordered from most to least likely times to visit)
Answer % Likelihood of visiting
Sa Afternoon (Noon-5pm) 43.17%
Sa Morning (8am-Noon) 26.35%
Sa Evening (5pm-8pm) 22.68%
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Please rank the following times in the order that you would be likely to visit the OIT Walk-in Center on Sunday. You do not have to rank all available times, just the times that you would be likely to visit.
(Times are ordered from most to least likely times to visit)
Answer % Likelihood of visiting
Su Afternoon (Noon-5pm) 43.87%
Su Evening (5pm-8pm) 26.72%
Su Morning (8am-Noon) 22.63%
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How does having classroom instructional technology (e.g. computer, document camera, data projector, etc.) used in your courses help you learn compared to courses in which it is not used?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
I don't learn as well when it's used 36 2.99%  
No difference 370 30.71%  
I learn better when it's used 706 58.59%  
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Not applicable / not sure
90 7.47%  
How useful would it be to have your classroom content recorded and made available to you online after class?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Not useful 54 4.48%  
A little useful 302 25.06%  
Useful 345 28.63%  
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Very useful
501 41.58%  
How useful to you is the annual Computing@NC State newspaper? [see picture]
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Didn't know about it 703 58.34%  
Didn't receive 107 8.88%  
Didn't use 188 15.60%  
Not at all useful 45 3.73%  
A little useful 115 9.54%  
Useful 37 3.07%  
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Very useful
7 0.58%  
About how many times have you used a campus computing kiosk this year?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
I didn't know they existed 245 20.33%  
Never 181 15.02%  
1 time 108 8.96%  
2 times 104 8.63%  
3-5 times 213 17.68%  
5-10 times 145 12.03%  
10-20 times 94 7.80%  
More than 20 times 112 9.29%  
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How often do you use a computer lab?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Never 120 9.96%  
1-2 times per semester 286 23.73%  
1-2 times per month 300 24.90%  
1-2 times per week 257 21.33%  
3-5 times per week 163 13.53%  
6-8 times per week 36 2.99%  
9 or more times per week 40 3.32%  
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Are you aware of the Flyspace room in Talley Student Center? This room, located adjacent to the Wolves Den, provides reservable collaborative workspace with whiteboards and easy-to-use computing equipment available.
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Yes, and I used it at least once this year. 46 3.82%  
Yes, but I didn't have a chance to use it. 161 13.36%  
Yes, but I don't think I would have a use for it. 159 13.20%  
No, but I would have liked to have used it had I known about it. 515 42.74%  
No, and I don't think I would have a use for it. 321 26.64%  
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How useful was the 2008 Help! CD? [see picture]
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Didn't know about it 454 37.68%  
I didn't receive the CD 256 21.24%  
I received but didn't use the CD 274 22.74%  
Not at all helpful 43 3.57%  
A little helpful 101 8.38%  
Helpful 53 4.40%  
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Very helpful
21 1.74%  
Have you used the NC State-provided "Nomadic" wireless Internet access available on campus?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
I use NC State's "Nomadic" wireless regularly. 817 67.80%  
I have used NC State's provided "Nomadic" wireless a few times. 283 23.49%  
I knew it was available but I do not have a laptop or PDA. 34 2.82%  
I knew it was available and I have a laptop or PDA, but it does not have wireless capability. 8 0.66%  
I have a wireless-capable device, but I have not used the wireless service on campus. 41 3.40%  
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I was not aware that NC State provided wireless Internet access.
19 1.58%  
In which of the following locations do you regularly use NC State-provided "Nomadic" wireless Internet access? (check all that apply)
(This question was only answered by respondents who said they had used the "Nomadic" wireless at least a few times)
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Residence hall room 444 40.36%
Common areas of residence hall 609 55.36%
Classrooms 906 82.36%
Computer labs 387 35.18%
Library 926 84.18%
Student Centers 381 34.64%
Dining Hall 262 23.82%
Atrium, Brickyard, or other outdoor common area on campus 443 40.27%
Building lounge or other indoor common area on campus (not including residence halls) 473 43.00%
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Why do you use campus computing labs? For each of the reasons below please select how often you visit a lab primarily for this reason.
(This question was only answered by respondents who said they used the campus computing labs at least once per semester)
n=1082 Never Occasionally Sometimes Often Always
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Print 332 27.55%   268 22.24%   158 13.11%   190 15.77%   137 11.37%  
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Access software I don't have
336 27.88%   240 19.92%   203 16.85%   192 15.93%   114 9.46%  
Read e-mail 298 24.73%   352 29.21%   220 18.26%   150 12.45%   65 5.39%  
Work with others 210 17.43%   301 24.98%   316 26.22%   205 17.01%   53 4.40%  
Do research/homework 234 19.42%   317 26.31%   272 22.57%   196 16.27%   66 5.48%  
Play games 866 71.87%   132 10.95%   61 5.06%   19 1.58%   7 0.58%  
Kill time 453 37.59%   312 25.89%   184 15.27%   104 8.63%   32 2.66%  
Which computer lab do you use most frequently?
(This question was only answered by respondents who said they used the campus computing labs at least once per semester)
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Wolf Village Unity Lab 71 6.56%
Avent Ferry Unity Lab 43 3.97%
Honors Village Commons Unity Lab 86 7.95%
Sullivan Unity Lab 133 12.29%
FYC Unity Lab 91 8.41%
North Unity Lab 21 1.94%
DH Hill Unity Lab 359 33.18%
Laundry Unity Lab 9 0.83%
ES King Village Unity Lab 0 0.00%
EOS Lab (Daniels, EB1) 110 10.17%
College Lab (CHASS, CALS, etc) 159 14.70%
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When you use a computer lab, which operating system do you prefer to use?
(This question was only answered by respondents who said they used the campus computing labs at least once per semester)
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Windows 792 73.20%
Macintosh 220 20.33%
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Linux
70 6.47%
Do you have a TV in your room or apartment?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Yes 881 73.11%  
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No
321 26.64%  
Is your TV capable of receiving high definition (HD) channels?
(This question was only answered by respondents who said they had a television)
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Yes 374 42.07%
No 374 42.07%
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Don't know
141 15.86%
Do you subscribe to the university cable television system?
(This question was only answered by respondents who said they had a television)
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Yes 670 75.37%
No 216 24.30%
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No answer
3 0.34%
Why don't you subscribe to university cable?
(This question was only answered by respondents who said they had a television and did not subscribe to the cable TV system)
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
It's too expensive. 134 62.04%
I don't have time to watch cable TV. 38 17.59%
I don't like the content. 4 1.85%
I get TV content from another source (Hulu.com, Netflix, etc.). 26 12.04%
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Other
14 6.48%
What type of material would you like to see more of on cable television? (check all that apply)
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Music channels 325 26.97%  
Movie channels 812 67.39%  
Education channels 256 21.24%  
Sports channels 359 29.79%  
None/Don't know 264 21.91%  
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Is there a channel that is not currently offered on the NC State cable lineup that you would like to see offered?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Yes 245 20.33%  
No 957 79.42%  
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What channel(s) would you like to see offered?
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Common Responses Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
HD channels 20 8.13%
NFL network 17 6.91%
The N 13 5.28%
BBC America 12 4.88%
Bravo 10 4.07%
Cinemax 8 3.25%
Game Show Network 8 3.25%
HBO 8 3.25%
Showtime 8 3.25%
Starz 8 3.25%
ESPN Classic 6 2.44%
Military Channel 6 2.44%
Logo 5 2.03%
Style Network 5 2.03%
TV One 5 2.03%
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I would be in favor of cable TV being added as a service required for all students in the residence halls and included as part of our Housing charges if it meant a 10% reduction in rates for the service.
(This question was only answered by cable subscribers)
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Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Disagree to some extent 197 29.40%
1 - Strongly disagree 119 17.76% 60.41%
2 78 11.64% 39.59%
3 161 24.03%
Agree to some extent 312 46.57%
4 131 19.55% 41.99%
5 - Strongly agree 181 27.01% 58.01%
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I would be in favor of cable TV being added as a service required for all students in the residence halls and included as part of our Housing charges if it meant a 10% reduction in rates for the service.
(This question was only answered by non-subscribers of cable)
n=538
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents Percent of Related Answer
Disagree to some extent 296 55.02%
1 - Strongly disagree 211 39.22% 71.28%
2 85 15.80% 28.72%
3 114 21.19%
Agree to some extent 128 23.79%
4 66 12.27% 51.56%
5 - Strongly agree 62 11.52% 48.44%
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If you had a choice and there was no difference in quality, would you prefer to watch your favorite cable programming on a computer or television?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Television 669 55.52%  
Computer 297 24.65%  
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No preference
236 19.59%  
On a scale of 1-5, with 1" being not interested and 5" being very interested, how interested would you be in a service that allowed you to view full-screen, broadcast quality television on your PC?
(This includes all respondents)
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
1 - not at all interested 79 6.56%  
2 106 8.80%  
3 313 25.98%  
4 273 22.66%  
5 - very interested 431 35.77%  
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On a scale of 1-5, with 1" being not interested and 5" being very interested, how interested would you be in a service that allowed you to view full-screen, broadcast quality television on your PC?
(This includes only respondents who preferred watching cable programming on television or those who had no preference)
n=905
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
1 - not at all interested 68 7.51%  
2 92 10.17%  
3 268 29.61%  
4 206 22.76%  
5 - very interested 271 29.94%  
What type of music would you like to hear on WolfBytes Radio? (check all that apply)
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Top 40 606 50.29%  
Rap/Hip Hop 391 32.45%  
Dance 200 16.60%  
Number of Respondentsry 260 21.58%  
College Music 383 31.78%  
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Other
260 21.58%  
Do you own a media player?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Yes, an iPod. 854 70.87%  
Yes, another brand. 204 16.93%  
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No.
144 11.95%  
What brand of media player do you own?
(This question was only answered by respondents who said they owned a non-iPod MP3 player)
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Common Responses Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Microsoft Zune 46 21.90%
Sansa 27 12.86%
Creative 25 11.90%
Sandisk 22 10.48%
Samsung 10 4.76%
iRiver 7 3.33%
Philips 7 3.33%
RCA 7 3.33%
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Does your media player support: (check all that apply)
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Wireless access 301 24.98%  
Video player 702 58.26%  
None of the above 326 27.05%  
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Were you aware that NC State offers a podcasting service (iTunesU) that enables you to download podcasts and materials such as course content, campus video, audio and information?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
No 873 72.45%  
Yes, but I have not visited the NC State iTunesU site (itunes.ncsu.edu). 271 22.49%  
Yes, and I have visited the NC State iTunesU site (itunes.ncsu.edu). 58 4.81%  
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What type of cell phone plan do you have?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Monthly plan 1147 95.19%  
Pay as you go (prepaid) 39 3.24%  
I don't have a cell phone. 16 1.33%  
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Who is your cell phone provider?
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
Alltel 251 20.88%
AT&T 270 22.46%
Boost Mobile 0 0.00%
NexTel 7 0.58%
Sprint 137 11.40%
T-Mobile 47 3.91%
US Cellular 44 3.66%
Verizon Wireless 400 33.28%
Virgin Mobile 12 1.00%
Other 18 1.50%
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No answer
16 1.33%
Do you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about ResNet, the Office of Information Technology, or any of the questions on this survey?
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Respondents' Class Code (Freshman, Junior, etc.)
Answer Number of Respondents Percent of Respondents
FR 84 6.97%  
SO 475 39.42%  
JR 358 29.71%  
SR 243 20.17%  
1 0 0.00%  
2 3 0.25%  
MR 17 1.41%  
DR 5 0.41%  
UN 7 0.58%  
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Unknown/not available
12 1.00%  
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