The Impact of Gender on Use of Cybercafé: A Survey of Cybercafé UsersAuthor : S. U. Shiva Kumara and B.T. Sampath Kumar
Volume 8 No.1 January-June 2018 pp 80-86
The study aims to know the Impact of gender on the use of cybercafé. The study focused on the frequency and purpose of using cybercafé by male and female users. It also focused on the problems encountered by male and female users while using Internet at cybercafé. An aggregate of 450 copies of questionnaires were circulated to the cybercafé user, of which 416 properly filled questionnaires were returned. Data was analyzed using SPSS 21.0 version. It was observed that male users had a long history of using cybercafé than female counterparts (p<.000). The data also indicate that there is an association between the frequency of visit to the cybercafé and the gender (p<.000). High cost of Internet services (74.2%), noisy environment in and around the cybercafé (55.76%) and slow Internet connection (49.75%) at cybercafé were major problems faced by the cybercafé users.
Internet, Cybercafé, Gender differences, Indian
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