Yahoo Personals Dating Tastes Study – Los Angeles, Nyc, Chicago, Atlanta, 2004-2005 (ICPSR 36347)


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Major Investigator(s): View assistance for Main Investigator(s) Cynthia Feliciano, college of California-Irvine; Belinda Robnett, institution of California-Irvine

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The Yahoo Personals Dating choices learn found to examine the online dating choices of on-line daters in four biggest metropolitan areas: New York, l . a ., Chicago, and Atlanta. Internet daters’ profiles of self-identified Asian, Black, Latino, and light people getting opposite-sex times are compiled and coded from Yahoo Personals, which had been the most common national online dating sites internet site in 2004 and 2005. Facts had been accumulated on topics’ height, physique, cigarette and sipping practices, whether subject areas had young ones, religious provider attendance, dialects talked, and kilometers topics comprise happy to traveling for a romantic date. Information were additionally collected on topics’ choice for dates, such as chosen physical appearance, way of living behaviour, live situation, work position, occupation, young ones, spiritual services attendance, and languages spoken. Demographic ideas obtained contains subject areas’ gender, era, ethnicity, marital position, training, political affiliation, and spiritual association.

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Yahoo personals online dating profiles comprise installed and coded.

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200 pages each from 18-50 year-old self-identified Asian, Ebony, Latino or White men and women getting opposite-sex times living within 50 kilometers of the latest York, l . a ., Chicago or Atlanta are collected and coded, for a total trial size of 6,070. The targeted test dimensions was 6,400 to permit strong statistical exams of distinctions across three strata: gender, race, and metropolitan neighborhood. The trial dimensions are smaller compared to directed because there were fewer than 200 Latina and Asian male pages published in Atlanta, and many replicate profiles had been eradicated. To pull the sample, the browse conditions online webpages was used to produce most of the profiles for every sex and competition fusion inside the age groups within 50 miles of every urban area. After that, receive as consultant an example as you possibly can within each race/gender mix in each urban area, pages comprise arranged by just how lately they were posted or modified; one 200 pages that came out within each race/gender/city had been then selected.

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Consumers of Yahoo Personals online dating sites internet site.

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