Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2008/Survey

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This is a survey done by Amanda Krut at Rocky Mountain Fur Con 2008 from 171 attendees (at least half of the convention's attendees)

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[edit] Age

  • mean: 25 yrs
  • ranges:
    • 10 - 14 yrs: 1.2%
    • 15 - 19 yrs: 20.1%
    • 20 - 24 yrs: 42%
    • 25 - 29 yrs: 18.9%
    • 30 + yrs: 17.8%

[edit] Gender

  • male: 74.4%
  • female: 22.6%
  • other: 3.0%

[edit] Highest Level of Education Completed

  • Middle School: 3%
  • High School: 50.6%
  • Associate's Degree: 15.7%
  • Technical College or Technical Certification: 10.8%
  • Bachelor's Program: 15.7%
  • Graduate Program: 3.6%
  • Professional Program: 0.6%

[edit] Occupation

  • None: 5.3%
  • Student: 21.7%
  • Administration and Management: 2.6%
  • Construction: 3.3%
  • Education and Training: 1.3%
  • Architecture/Engineering: 3.3%
  • Arts, Design, Entertainment: 17.1%
  • Maintenance/Janitorial: 2%
  • Business/Finance: 0.7%
  • Community/Social Service: 1.3%
  • Public Protection: 3.3%
  • Computer Programming or Tech Support: 13.8%
  • Food Service/Hospitality: 4.6%
  • Health Care: 5.3%
  • Sales or Retail: 5.3%
  • Transportation: 2%
  • Science or Academia: 2%
  • Military: 5.3%

[edit] What activities do you participate in as a part of the furry fandom?

  • Posting on message boards
    • Yes: 53.2%
    • No: 46.8%
  • Writing fanfiction
    • Yes: 19.9%
    • No: 80.1%
  • Creating anthropomorphic art
    • Yes: 50.9%
    • No: 49.1%
  • Viewing anthropomorphic art
    • Yes: 78.4%
    • No: 21.6%
  • Fursuiting:
    • Yes: 31%
    • No: 69%
  • Attend small events (bowling nights, ski trips, ect)
    • Yes: 52%
    • No: 48%
  • Attend large events (conventions, ect)
    • Yes: 71.9%
    • No: 28.1%
  • Lifestyle activities (living as an animal or your fursona)
    • Yes: 22.2%
    • No: 77.8%
  • Involvment in community development projects
    • Yes: 19.3%
    • No: 80.7%
  • Having a fursona (online/offline)
    • Yes: 71.3%
    • No: 28.7%
  • Roleplaying
    • Yes: 48.5%
    • No: 51.5%
  • Other
    • Yes: 24.6%
    • No: 75.4%

[edit] For you, what is the most important part of belonging to the furry fandom?

  • Openness: 14.2%
  • Plays a role in my spirituality: 3%
  • Art or creative expression: 20.1%
  • Community support: 3%
  • Enjoy the company of furry friends: 11.2%
  • Online community: 3%
  • Costuming: 5.3%
  • Meeting new people: 3.6%
  • A place to be myself: 16.6%
  • Other (unspecified): 3%
  • Two or more responses given: 17.2%

[edit] Respond to the statement: I am human.

  • Disagree: 12.9%
  • Neutral: 18.7%
  • Agree: 68.4%

[edit] Respond to the statement: The furry fandom is the most important social group I belong to (outside of my family).

  • Disagree: 21.1%
  • Neutral: 25.7%
  • Agree: 53.2%

[edit] Respond to the statement: I am satisfied with my life.

  • Disagree: 2.9%
  • Neutral: 7%
  • Agree: 90.1%
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