U.S. adults who say no internet would be a problem during COVID-19 2020, by gender

A June 2020 survey revealed that 58 percent of female adults in the United States would find it a major problem in their household if they were to experience an interruption in their internet or cell phone service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Only 44 percent of all male respondents felt the same.

Share of online adults in the United States who say an interruption in their internet or cell service would be a problem during the COVID-19 pandemic as of June 2020, by gender

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Source

Release date

June 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 24 to 28, 2020

Number of respondents

2,200 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: If you were to experience a major interruption in your internet or cell phone service during the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus), how much of a problem would it be for daily life in your household?

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