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Anaconda, Bad, and Community: Americans Who Own Video Game Con soles Women 42% Men 37 % Boys -18 yrs 45% 43% 39% 17% 36% Women 18+ yrs Hispanic Black White <p><a href="https://listener-blue.tumblr.com/post/175888050086/thespectacularspider-girl-invigoraide" class="tumblr_blog">listener-blue</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://thespectacularspider-girl.tumblr.com/post/175856358174/invigoraide-geekandmisandry-refinery29-yet" class="tumblr_blog">thespectacularspider-girl</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://invigoraide.tumblr.com/post/175785074993/geekandmisandry-refinery29-yet-another-stat" class="tumblr_blog">invigoraide</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://geekandmisandry.tumblr.com/post/134261154990/refinery29-yet-another-stat-that-proves-the" class="tumblr_blog">geekandmisandry</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://refinery29.tumblr.com/post/132669856325">refinery29</a>:</p> <blockquote> <h2><b><a href="http://www.refinery29.com/2015/11/96985/women-video-game-consoles?utm_source=tumblr.com&amp;utm_medium=post">Yet Another Stat That Proves The Male Gamer Stereotype Is A Farce</a></b></h2> <p>With new data from a Pew Research Center survey, we know that women play an even bigger role in the gaming community. Of the 40% of Americans who own a video game console, 42% are women and only 37% are men.<br/></p> <p><b><a href="http://www.refinery29.com/2015/11/96985/women-video-game-consoles?utm_source=tumblr.com&amp;utm_medium=post">READ MORE</a></b></p> </blockquote> <p>Oops, I accidentally reblogged this again.</p> </blockquote> <p>Good info but these visualizations are really Bad </p> </blockquote> <p><a href="https://www.theverge.com/2015/11/4/9670524/pew-survey-women-men-console-ownership-by-gender-2015">https://www.theverge.com/2015/11/4/9670524/pew-survey-women-men-console-ownership-by-gender-2015</a></p> <p>The Verge of all things shows the fault in the info.  The question asked is as follows:</p> <blockquote><p> “Please tell me if you happen to have each of the following items, or not. Do you have a game console like Xbox or PlayStation?” <br/></p></blockquote> <p>A console is a family device.  And we know that more women than men are single parents.  Which skews the data in women’s favor, as it’s highly likely that a child has a console. The single parent in question would therefore have purchased a game console but not plays it.</p> <p>Additionally, using the above question, it explains the drastic shift in women owning consoles compared to sub-18 boys.  You’re comparing boys who may not have a job to women who may be buying a console for their entire family.  You’re comparing an entire family entertainment system to a boy buying a console and putting it in his room with a TV.  </p> <p>Lastly, the racial breakdown is absolutely misleading.  It’s detailing the % of a racial group that owns a console, not the numbers sold.  You could have 100% of all Indians owning consoles in the USA and that would be still a statistical insignificance.  </p> <p>This infographic is inherently misleading.  Anyone who uses this to make any sort of statement on the state of gaming is an idiot who is trying to push an agenda.</p> </blockquote> <p>I just wish people would make up their minds. Are a high percentage of gamers women, or are women not welcome in gaming? Because I fail to see how it can be both. </p> </blockquote> <p>More proof that you can use “statistics” to say anything you like.</p>

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