Jarrod Lombardo (jaberwockynmt) wrote in polloftheday,
Jarrod Lombardo
jaberwockynmt
polloftheday

Typing

For the purposes of this poll, "Touch typing is typing without using the sense of sight to find the keys. Specifically, a touch typist will know their location through muscle memory." (from Wikipedia)

I learned to touch type...

Before I was 6 years old.
4(2.2%)
Between 6 and 10 years old (~U.S. Elementary School ages).
45(24.2%)
Between 11 and 13 years old (~U.S. Middle School ages).
62(33.3%)
Between 14 and 18 years old (~U.S. High School ages).
50(26.9%)
Between 19 and 22 years old (~College/University ages).
6(3.2%)
Between 23 and 30 years old.
3(1.6%)
After 30 years old.
0(0.0%)
I don't know how to touch type, but want to learn.
5(2.7%)
I don't know how to touch type and do not want to learn.
11(5.9%)

Work (jobs you are paid for) and typing:

I work with computers regularly and I know how to touch type.
81(46.6%)
I work with computers regularly and I do not know how to touch type.
15(8.6%)
I do not work with computers regularly and I know how to touch type.
72(41.4%)
I do not work with computers regularly and I do not know how to touch type.
6(3.4%)

I was inspired to write this poll by discovering this site that has free online typing lessons and a speed test. I am not affiliated with the site in any way, I just think it's useful.
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