Townie® Poll

Hygienetown Demographics

Poll conducted from 9/6/2007 To 9/25/2007

Do you receive Hygienetown Magazine?
200 total votes
83%
Yes
18%
No
Do you read Hygienetown Magazine?
156 total votes
58%
Yes, the entire issue
27%
Yes, some of the articles/message boards
9%
I skim through each issue
6%
No
What is your favorite section of the magazine?
144 total votes
10%
Hygienetown Poll
24%
Feature article
8%
Tongue 'n' cheek
27%
Perio Reports
29%
Message boards
3%
From Trisha's desk
Do you have internet access at work?
154 total votes
40%
Yes, in my operatory
28%
Yes, at my home
32%
I don't have access at work, but others do (DDS or Front Desk)
How often do you visit www.hygienetown.com?
153 total votes
37%
Occasionally
8%
Weekends Only
14%
Several times/week
6%
Daily
36%
Several times/month
How do you use www.hygienetown.com?
152 total votes
14%
Research topics and products
58%
Read and learn but haven't posted yet
28%
Read, learn and join in the discussions
How often do you check your e-mail?
156 total votes
22%
Several times each day
55%
Daily
19%
Weekly
3%
Monthly
1%
Don't use e-mail
How do you prefer learning about new products?
156 total votes
12%
CE courses
7%
Sales reps visiting the office
8%
Convention exhibits
15%
E-mails
58%
Print magazines
Do you make purchasing decisions for DH supplies?
154 total votes
47%
Sometimes
42%
Always
10%
Never
Do you make purchasing decisions for DH equipment?
156 total votes
27%
Always
14%
Never
59%
Sometimes
What is your experience with personally purchasing products or equipment rather than ordering through the office?
141 total votes
38%
No difference than when ordering through the office
28%
Purchases are welcome from hygienists
34%
Reluctance of some companies to sell directly to hygienists
What percentage of your production is spent on supplies and equipment?
122 total votes
18%
15%
6%
20% or more
44%
10%
32%
5% or less
How do you prefer to take CE courses?
156 total votes
47%
Local courses
16%
State meetings
25%
Online
10%
National meetings
2%
Publications
If you are an RDH, how much do you work?
149 total votes
38%
Part time
62%
Full time
Sponsors
Sally Gross, Member Services Specialist
Phone: +1-480-445-9710
Email: sally@farranmedia.com
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