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The Reasons Non-Users Aren’t Online

 Major
reason
Minor
reason
Not a
reason
I don’t want it52% 16% 26%
I don’t need it521924
I’m worried about online pornography, credit card theft and fraud431437
It is too expensive301842
I don’t have time to use the Internet29%17%49%
The Internet is too complicated and hard to understand271943
Don’t have a computer11n.a.n.a.
N=910 for Non-users who have never been online. Margin of error is ±3.5% at 95% confidence.
Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project March–May 2002 Survey.

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