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Cellular Phone Survey PDF Print E-mail

In 2009 a cellphone use and penetration survey was conducted amongst a sample of 427 learners from in Grades 10 and 11 in six high schools in the Grahamstown area. The schools involved in the survey included Nathaniel Nyaluza High School (42 participants), TEM Mrwetyana High School (47 participants), Benjamin Mahlasela High School (28 participants), Khutliso Daniel High School (31 participants), Ntiska High School (121 participants) and Victoria Girls High School (158 participants). The results from the survey are listed below:


 

Have you ever been part of a school writing or publishing club?

No-237

Yes- 128

Age:

14- 1

15- 10

16- 134

17- 120

18- 73

19- 57

20- 20

21- 5

 Gender:

Male - 133

Female- 288

Grade:

10 - 236

11- 191

Home Language:

Isixhosa -395 

English - 18 

Afrikaans-  8

Other - 6

What other languages can you speak?

 Isixhosa- 32 

English- 361  

Afrikaans- 26 

Other- 5 

What other languages can you read?

Isixhosa-  25 

English- 362 

Afrikaans- 34

 Other- 5 


What other languages can you write?
  
 Isixhosa -43 

 English- 351 

Afrikaans -24 

Other- 5 
 

 What career would you like to follow in the future?
 
 Account manager- 1 
 Accountant- 29 
 Acting -1 
 Actor -2 
 Actress -5 
 Advertising -1 
 Animal- 1 
 Anthropology -1 
 Architecture- 3 
 Art- 3 
 Art director -1 
 Auditor -1  
 Author- 1 
 Bank manager- 2 
 Bank teller- 1 
 Banker -1 
 Beautition -2 
 Biochemist- 2 
 Business -13 
 Business management- 4 
 Cape town -1 
 Catering- 1 
 Ceramic designer- 1 
 Chef- 6 
 Chemical engineering- 2 
 Civil engineering -1 
 Climatologist -4 
 Clinical psychologist- 1 
 Commercial law- 1 
 Dentist -1 
 Designer- 1 
 Dietician -1 
 DJ- 1 
 Doctor -15 
 Drama -1
 Drama and journalism -1 
 Economic journalist -1 
 Economist- 3 
 Educational psychologist -1
 Educator -1 
 Electrical engineer- 4 
 Engineering -6 
 Enterpreneur -2 
 Fashion designer -2 
 Film director -1 
 Film producing- 1 
 Financial planning -1 
 Fine art -1 
 Food inspector -1 
 Forensic pathology -1 
 Forensic psychology -1 
 Game ranging - 1 
 General management -1
 General medical practitioner -1 
 Geologist -3 
 Graphic designer- 5
 Gynocologist- 1 
 Hairstylist -1 
 Health -1 
 Hotel manager -4 
 Industrial engineering- 1 
 Information technology -1 
 Interior designer -6 
 IT -1 
 It network specialist -1 
 It specialist -1 
 Journalism or any media studies- 1 
 Journalist -18 
 Judge -1 
 Lawyer- 32 
 Logistics supply chain management- 1  
 Make up artist -1 
 Management -2 
 Manager- 3 
 Marketing -1 
 Mathematical statistics -1 
 Mechanical engineering -1 
 Media -2 
 Medical examiner- 1 
 Medical scientist -1 
 Medicine- 2 
 Metaphysical practitioner- 1 
 Modelling -1 
 Movie director- 1 
 Movie producer -1 
 Music producer -1 
 Musician- 6 
 Musicologist -1 
 News reader -2 
 Not sure -11 
 Nurse -12 
 Pediatritian -1 
 Pharmacist -1 
 Photography- 1 
 Physotherapist- 1 
 Pilot- 5 
 Plant pathology -1 
 Police -29 
 Politics -2 
 Presenter- 1 
 Production management -1 
 Psychologist- 8 
 Quality surveying -1 
 Quantity surveyor- 1 
 Radio and tv presenter -1 
 Radio dj -3 
 Scientist -2 
 Soccer player -1 
 Social worker -27 
 Sociology- 2 
 Soldier -3 
 Sound engineer -3 
 Sport -5 
 Sport management -3 
 Tattoo artist -1 
 Teacher -15 
 Tourism -10 
 Traffic man- 1 
 Tv presenter -1 
 Vet -2 
 Zoology -1


How many cellphones are there in your home?

 


None -6 

1 -38 

2 -80 

3 -118

4- 77 

More- 101 

 
Do you have your own cellphone?

  
No- 68 

Yes -355 

  
Can you make a call?
  
No- 16 

Yes- 411 

 

 Can you receive a call?
  
No- 16 

Yes -411 
 


Can you SMS?
  
No- 25 

Yes -402 


Can you take a picture?
  
 No- 76

 Yes -351 
 

Can you load airtime?
  
 No -24 

Yes- 403 
  


Can you play games?
  
 No- 38

Yes -389 
  


Can you MXit?

No- 151 

Yes -276 
 


Can you send a call?
  
 No- 22

 Yes -405

 

 What brand is your cellphone?
  
 HTC -1 
 LG -36 
 Motorola -35 
 Mtn zie -1 
 Nokia -142 
 Sagem- 3 
 Samsung -128 
 SHG -1 
 Sony ericson- 13 
 Vodafone- 7 
 ZTC- 1 
 

 

What model is your cellphone?
  
 1100 19 
 1112 4 
 118 1 
 1200 8 
 1208 1 
 125 3 
 1600 3 
 1880 1 
 210 1 
 2100 1 
 2168 1 
 225 1 
 228 1 
 2300 1 
 2600 1 
 2610 1 
 2626 2 
 2630 1 
 2670 1 
 2760 10 
 3010 1 
 3110 1 
 3200 1 
 3310 4 
 3330 1 
 3600 1 
 362 1 
 430A 1 
 4810 1 
 5000 4 
 5110 1 
 515 1 
 5200 8 
 5210 2 
 5310 1 
 5610 1 
 5710 1 
 602 1 
 6020 1 
 6070 1 
 6085 1 
 6101 1 
 6110 3 
 6111 7 
 6230 1 
 6233 1 
 6234 3 
 6239 1 
 623i 1 
 6280 1 
 6300 2 
 6320 1 
 6500 1 
 6610 1 
 7610 1 
 B140 1 
 C115 2 
 C116 1 
 C118 4 
 C119 1 
 C123 1 
 C158 1 
 C206 1 
 C23 1 
 C260 1 
 C300 2 
 C3400 1 
 C650 1 
 D500 2 
 D600 1 
 D900 8 
 E 63 1 
 E250 48 
 E370 3 
 E530 1 
 E61 1 
 E65 2 
 E830 1 
 F1105 1 
 F250 5 
 F305 1 
 F480 1 
 G800 1 
 J121 1 
 J700 14 
 J750 8 
 K290 4 
 K5360 1 
 KC340 1 
 KF510 1 
 KG110 1 
 KG130 1 
 KG220 1 
 KG250 1 
 KG290 8 
 KG360 1 
 KG800 2 
 KG900 1 
 KS360 4 
 KS600 1 
 KU990 1 
 L7 1 
 L760 4 
 M110 1 
 M140 5 
 M220 1 
 M260 1 
 M310 1 
 M3200 1 
 m600 1 
 M600 1 
 M610 1 
 M620 4 
 M81 1 
 MY255 1 
 N70 13 
 N73 2 
 N90 1 
 N95 1 
 N97 1 
 SGH1700 1 
 SGH900 1 
 T303 1 
 U700 1 
 V162 1 
 V3 3 
 V360 14 
 V3Razr 2 
 V700 1 
 VG20 1 
 W200 1 
 W230 1 
 W330 1 
 W350 1 
 W580 1 
 W700 1 
 W850 1 
 W910 3 
 X660 1 
 Z8 1 
 ZTE201 1 
 

If you don't have your own cellphone, do you sometimes borrow one?
  
 No -10 

Yes- 58 
  
  

Who lends you a cellphone?
 
 Brother- 20 
 Cousin- 1 
 Friend -19 
 Mother- 6 
 Relative -2 
 Sister -10 
 

Can your cellphone take photos?
 
 No -90 

Yes -325 
 
  

 

Do you know how to take a photo with your cellphone?
  
 No -53 

Yes -348 
 
 


Do you know how to send photos with your cellphone?


 No -78 

Yes- 324 
  

What methods did you use to send the photo? Mms
  
 No -201

 Yes -226 
  

What methods did you use to send the photo? Blue tooth


 No 130  

Yes 297 
 

What methods did you use to send the photo? MXit
  
 No 296 

Yes 131 

 


Is your cellphone connected to the internet?

No 84

Yes 236 

 Don't know 76 
 
 


Can you do some of the following on a cellphone? MXit
  
 No- 168

 Yes -259 
 


Can you do some of the following on a cellphone? Facebook
  
No- 246

Yes -181 
  


Can you do some of the following on a cellphone? Mms
  
 No -204

 Yes- 223 
 


Can you do some of the following on a cellphone? Sms
  
 No- 62

 Yes -365 
 


Can you do some of the following on a cellphone? None
  
 No- 419

 Yes -8 
 

Have you ever received information on your cellphone?
  
No- 159

Yes- 256 
 
 

What is the main reason why you don't use your cellphone to receive information?
  
 Don't know how -78

 Expensive -13

 Not interested- 53

 Too difficult- 9

 Other 9 

What information would you like to receive through your cellphone? None
 
 No -390 

Yes -37 


What information would you like to receive through your cellphone? News/politics
  
 No- 294

 Yes -133 
 

What information would you like to receive through your cellphone? Celebrities

 No- 291

 Yes -136 
 

What information would you like to receive through your cellphone? Jokes
  
No- 246 

Yes- 181 

What information would you like to receive through your cellphone? Sport
  
 No- 296 

Yes- 131 
 

What information would you like to receive through your cellphone? TV schedule
  
No- 335 

Yes- 92 
 

What information would you like to receive through your cellphone? Other
   
 No- 399

 Yes -28 
 

Do you enjoy reading?
  
 No- 31

 Yes -392 
  
 

Which kind of media do you enjoy? Newspaper
  
 More- 183

Less -161 

Not at all -76 
 

Which kind of media do you enjoy? Magazines
  
More -310 

Less -69

Not at all -37 
  
 

Which kind of media do you enjoy? Book reading
  
 More -267

 Less -112

 Not at all- 40 
  

Which kind of media do you enjoy? Television
  
More -341

Less -62

Not at all -18 
 
  

Which kind of media do you enjoy? Radio
  
More- 280

Less -100 

Not at all -38 
 
  
  Which kind of media do you enjoy? Movies
  
 More -342

 Less- 52

 Not at all -24 

 

Which kind of media do you enjoy? Music CDs
 
 More- 383

 Less- 31

 Not at all -9