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Survey Instrument, October 2010 CPS Internet Use Supplement

Internet Use Supplement (Household level)

October 2010 Internet Use Supplement – Census DRAFT (5/13/10)

<COMP1>  For the next question about computers, EXCLUDE GPS devices, digital music players, and devices with only limited computing capabilities, for example: household appliances.

At home, [do you / do you or any member of this household] own or use any of the following computers?

Enter all that apply, separate with commas.

<1> A desktop, laptop, netbook, or notebook computer

<2> A handheld computer, smart mobile phone, or other handheld wireless computer

<3> Some other type of computer (Please Specify) (Go To <COMP1s>)

<4> Do not own a computer

(If <COMP1> = D, R Go To NET5a ELSEIF <COMP1> = 4 Go To NET4a1 ELSE Go To NET2a)

(Ensure Hard Error IF COMP1 = 4 AND (1 OR 2 OR 3))

<COMP1s> What is this other type of computer?

FR Instruction: EXCLUDE GPS devices, digital music players, and devices with only limited computing capabilities, for example: household appliances.

SKIP TO NET2a

<NET2a> At home, [do you / do you or any member of this household] access the Internet?

<1> Yes (Skip to N2WHO)

<2> No (Skip to NET4a1)

(If NUMHOU=1 FILL <N2WHO>, Go To <NET2b> Else If NUMHOU>1 Go To <N2WHO>)

<N2WHO> Who is that?

Enter person’s line number (1-16)

Probe:  Anyone else?

FR INSTRUCTION: Enter all that apply, separate with commas.

SKIP TO NET2b

<NET2b> At home, [do you / does this household] access the Internet with or without a subscription to an Internet service?

<1> With a subscription to an Internet service 

<2> Without a subscription to an Internet service

SKIP TO SERV3

<SERV3> At home, [do you / does this household] access the Internet using-

Enter all that apply, separate with commas.

<1> Dial-up service (Skip to NET4a)

<2> DSL service (skip to NET5a)

<3> Cable modem service (skip to NET5a)

<4> Fiber-optic service (skip to NET5a)

<5> Mobile broadband plan for a computer or a cell phone (skip to NET5a)

<6> Satellite service (skip to NET5a)

<7> Some other service (skip to SERVsp)

<SERVsp> What is this other type of Internet service?

SKIP TO NET5a

<NET4a> What is the main reason that you do not have high-speed (that is, faster than dial-up) Internet access at home?

<1> Don’t need it, not interested (Go To NET5a)

<2> Too expensive (Go To NET4b)

<3> Can use it somewhere else (Go To NET5a)

<4> Not available in area (Go To NET5a)

<5> Computer inadequate (Go To NET5a)

<6> Other reason(s) (Go To NET4sp)

<NET4sp> What other reasons?

SKIP TO NET5a

<NET4a1> What is the main reason that you do not have Internet access at home?

<1> Don’t need it, not interested (Go To NET5a)

<2> Too expensive (Go To NET4b)

<3> Can use it somewhere else (Go To NET5a)

<4> Not available in area (Go To NET5a)

<5> No Computer or Computer inadequate (Go To NET5a)

<6> Other reason(s) (Go To N4a1sp)

<N4a1sp> What other reasons?

SKIP TO NET5a

<NET4b> What costs are you most concerned about?

FR INSTRUCTION: Enter all that apply, separate with commas.

<1> Cost of the computer and/or other hardware (e.g., modem) (Go to NET5a)  

<2> Cost of installing internet service (Go to NET5a)  

<3> Cost of monthly internet service (Go to NET5a)  

<4> Some other cost (Go to N4bsp)

<N4bsp> What is that other cost?

SKIP TO NET5a

<NET5a> ^NETFILL,[do you \ do you or any member of this household] access the Internet ^LOCFILL?

Fill Instructions:

NETFILL

IF NET2a = 1, THEN NETFILL = “Besides accessing the Internet from home”

ELSE NO FILL

LOCFILL

IF COMP1=[4,DK,RF]

THEN LOCFILL= “at any location outside the home”

ELSE LOCFILL= “at any other location”

<1> Yes (Go To NET6) (If NUMHOU=1 Go To <NET7> Else If NUMHOU>1 Go To <NET6>)

<2> No (Go To END)

Note: If total members of household is 1, Net6 is auto filled and skipped over.

<NET6> Who is that?

Enter persons line number (1-16)

Probe:  Anyone else?

FR INSTRUCTION: Enter all that apply, separate with commas.

SKIP TO NET7

<NET7> [Do you / Do you or any member of this household] access the Internet at any of the following locations outside the home?

FR INSTRUCTION: Enter all that apply, separate with commas.

<1> Workplace (Go To End)

<2> School (Go To End)

<3> Public library (Go To End)

<4> Community center (Go To End)

<5> Internet café / coffee shop in your area (Go To End)

<6> Someone else’s house (Go To End)

<7> Another place outside the home (Go To NET7sp)

<NET7sp> What other place outside the home?

SKIP TO END



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