Demographics of the Participants

Respondents by User Group

There were 382 respondents to the LibQUAL+ survey conducted at the University of Northern Iowa in February 2007. They were distributed among various patron groups as follows:

Respondents by User Group

Undergraduate Students 65  Respondents by user group
Graduate Students 95
Faculty 174
Library Staff 3
Staff 45

Respondents by User Sub-Group

There were 334 respondents who could be identified by their user sub-group. Undergraduate respondents can be tracked by six categories: First Year, Second Year, Third Year, Fourth Year, Fifth Year and Above, and Non-Degree. Graduate students can be tracked by the categories Masters, Doctoral, and Non-Degree. Faculty respondents can be divided into six groups: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Lecturer, Adjunct, and Other Academic Status.

User Sub-Group Percent of Respondents
First-year Undergrad
1.20
Second-year Undergrad
1.50
Third-year Undergrad
8.38
Fourth-year Undergrad
4.19
Fifth-year and above Undergrad
4.19
Non-degree Undergrad
0.00
Masters
23.05
Doctoral
4.79
Non-degree Grad student
.60
Assistant Professor
10.18
Associate Professor
17.37
Professor
16.77
Lecturer
.90
Adjunct
3.59
Other Academic Status (faculty)
3.29

Respondents by Age

There were 378 respondents identifiable by age group:

Respondents by Age

Under 18 0 Respondents by age
18-22 46
23-30 61
31-45 98
46-65 165
Over 65 8

Respondents by Gender

The 378 participants responded in a ratio that nearly matched their respective representation in the entire user population.

Gender % of Respondents % of Population
Male 42.33 42.75
Female 57.67 57.25