American women care for Internet as much as sex?
Intel and Harris Interactive have released the results of a recent survey they conducted entitled “Internet Reliance in Today’s Economy.” The survey polled 2,119 American adults.
The first “key” finding of the survey was that 46 percent of women and 30 percent of men said they would give up sex for two weeks rather than give up Internet access for the same two week period.
The Internet ranked highest among discretionary spending items, higher than cable television, dining out, and shopping for clothing.
61 percent of women surveyed said they would rather lose TV for two weeks, then have their Internet access taken for one.
“The survey revealed that 65 percent of adults feel they cannot live without Internet access, and even more — 71 percent — responded that it is important or very important to have Internet-enabled devices, such as laptops, netbooks and mobile Internet devices that can provide them with real-time updates on important issues including the state of the economy,” noted Intel.