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The final survey results, as of 1 November 1996, as as follows. Thanks to all who took the time to complete the questions. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We will be repeating the survey from time to time.

Jeff Hitchcock, Editor


Who has Type 1 diabetes?
My child5461%
I do3034%
Sister or brother22%
Parent00%
Another relative22%
A friend00%
Patients of mine00%
No one I know00%
Total88100%

Have you or a relative participated in any diabetes-related research?
No6473%
Yes, DPT-I but I or my relative was negative89%
Yes, DPT-I and I or my relative is in the study00%
Yes, DAISY but I or my relative was negative00%
Yes, DAISY and I or my relative is in the study00%
Yes, I or my relative received a BCG vaccination12%
Yes -- Other910%
I don't know67%
Total88100%

How many brothers or sisters also have Type 1 diabetes?
None8698%
111%
211%
300%
400%
More00%
I don't know00%
Total88100%

Do your parents have Type 1 diabetes?
No8395%
Yes, father33%
Yes, mother00%
Yes, father and mother12%
I don't know00%
Total87100%

What insulin regimen do you use?
Two shots, R/Humalog and NPH4453%
Three shots, R/Humalog and NPH1822%
Four shots, R/Humalog and U45%
More than four shots, R/Humalog and U12%
Insulin pump23%
Other1417%
Total83100%

Do you now or have you ever used a pen injector?
Use a pen all the time45%
Use a pen sometimes (at school, traveling, etc.)45%
Tried a pen but didn't like it34%
Never tried a pen injector6176%
Don't know what a pen injector is810%
Total80100%

How often do you experience hypoglycemia that must be treated with sugar?
Almost never1315%
Once or twice a month1923%
Once or twice a week3137%
Three or four times a week1619%
Almost everyday56%
Total84100%

How often do you test your blood sugar?
More than 5 times a day1416%
5 times a day1214%
4 times a day3136%
3 times a day1315%
2 times a day1113%
1 time a day22%
Less than everyday12%
Less than once a week12%
Total85100%

If you are a child in school or daycare, do you test at school or daycare?
Yes6186%
No, because I don't need to test during the day1014%
No, because I'm not allowed to test at school or daycare00%
Total50100%

How did you first learn about the Children with Diabetes website?
Someone told me1011%
From the JDF web site1416%
From searching Yahoo1821%
From searching Lycos45%
From searching Alta Vista1214%
From searching Infoseek78%
From searching Excite67%
From some other place on the web1214%
I don't remember45%
Total87100%

When did you first visit the website?
Within the last month2732%
Within the last six months2732%
Within the last year1720%
Over a year ago1214%
I don't remember11%
Total84100%

How often do you visit the website?
Everyday1517%
More than once a week2833%
Once a week2023%
Less than once a week1113%
This is my first visit1214%
Total86100%

How do you rate the overall content of Children with Diabetes?
Excellent6678%
Good1518%
Satisfactory00%
Less than satisfactory12%
Poor00%
No comment34%
Total85100%

How do you rate the look and feel of Children with Diabetes?
Excellent5968%
Good2225%
Satisfactory33%
Less than satisfactory11%
Poor00%
No comment22%
Total87100%

How do you rate the usefulness to you of Children with Diabetes?
Excellent6071%
Good2428%
Satisfactory12%
Less than satisfactory00%
Poor00%
No comment00%
Total85100%

If Children with Diabetes added features that required you to use either Netscape Navigator (NN) or Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE), how would it effect you?
I already use NN or MSIE, so it's OK with me6980%
I use a different browser, but I could and would switch to NN or MSIE45%
I use a different browser and can't switch to NN or MSIE11%
I use a different browser and don't know how to switch to NN or MSIE22%
I don't know1012%
Total86100%

If Children with Diabetes added features that required you to use Java applets or ActiveX controls for either Netscape Navigator (NN) or Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE) that required you to use a 32 bit platform (Windows 95, NT, Macintosh, or Unix), how would it effect you?
I already use NN or MSIE on a 32 bit platform, so it's OK with me4655%
I use a different browser on a 32 bit platform, but I could and would switch to NN or MSIE56%
I don't use a 32 bit platform, but would be willing to upgrade to be able to use the new features56%
I don't use a 32 bit platform and cannot or would not upgrade810%
I don't know1923%
Total83100%

What is your favorite part of Children with Diabetes?
Ask the Diabetes Team713%
Camp information12%
Chat rooms1223%
Diabetes Basics12%
Diabetes Dictionary00%
Food and diet information510%
Friends database510%
Links to other websites00%
Message Board713%
News & Information3669%
People areas (Kids Voices, Parents Voices, Adults)24%
Product reviews36%
Other48%
Total83100%

If Children with Diabetes accepted advertising to help pay for its expenses, how would you feel?
It wouldn't make a difference to me6374%
I don't like to see ads on websites, but I would still visit1720%
I don't like to see ads on websites, so I wouldn't visit as often22%
I hate ads so I wouldn't come back00%
I don't know34%
Total85100%

Would you be willing to help pay for Children with Diabetes by making a small donation if the amount of the donation were up to you?
Yes3744%
Maybe3744%
No45%
I don't know78%
Total85100%


Thanks to all who took the time to complete the survey. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Totals are not the same because not everyone answered every question. Percentage totals might not add up to 100 due to rounding.


                 
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