POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

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POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Male: less than high school graduate
0
No votes
Male: high school graduate
1
1%
Male: some college
6
5%
Male: college grad
26
21%
Male: master's degree or more
68
54%
Female: less than high school graduate
1
1%
Female: high school graduate
0
No votes
Female: some college
0
No votes
Female: college grad
5
4%
Female: master's degree or more
19
15%
 
Total votes: 126

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EternalOptimist
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POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by EternalOptimist » Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:30 pm

What is your gender and the highest level of education you have attained?
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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by CyberBob » Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:27 pm

No autodidact option?

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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by Christine_NM » Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:33 pm

EternalOptimist wrote:What is your gender and the highest level of education you have attained?
EO - Can you tell us what you think this means?

I suggest an option for # of children (0, 1, 2, 2+) for which male/female was the primary parent.
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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by rbrown599 » Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:49 pm

I answered Male - College degree. Just turned 24.

This will change in the next few years, and I will be able to answer Male - Masters.

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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by guitarguy » Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:53 pm

I put Male - Master's.

Even though I haven't fully got it yet, I'm close. :mrgreen:

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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by Alistair » Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:06 pm

Oh come on, at least split out the PhDs :)

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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by Harold » Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:13 pm

Alistair wrote:Oh come on, at least split out the PhDs :)
Yeah, that master's degree or more selection makes no sense at all!

How is this going to become a full-blown bragging thread if those degrees are all lumped together?

(And besides, there's nothing in between college grad and master's -- so where are the JDs and MDs supposed to go? :wink: )

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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by EternalOptimist » Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:16 pm

Christine_NM wrote:
EternalOptimist wrote:What is your gender and the highest level of education you have attained?
EO - Can you tell us what you think this means?

I suggest an option for # of children (0, 1, 2, 2+) for which male/female was the primary parent.
Curious as to the makeup of this forum. Regarding you suggestion, the poll tool here is very basic, you question could be addressed in a separate. Why not try it, it's fun.
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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by EternalOptimist » Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:19 pm

Harold wrote:
Alistair wrote:Oh come on, at least split out the PhDs :)
Yeah, that master's degree or more selection makes no sense at all!

How is this going to become a full-blown bragging thread if those degrees are all lumped together?

(And besides, there's nothing in between college grad and master's -- so where are the JDs and MDs supposed to go? :wink: )
Oh come on, no bragging here, it's not flattering. 8-)
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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by CABob » Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:39 pm

Alistair wrote:Oh come on, at least split out the PhDs :)
If that is done then the MDs will want their own count.
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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by Kosmo » Wed Jan 22, 2014 4:45 pm

With the majority of people falling into the "masters degree or more" category (as I expected), I don't see the usefulness of the poll. As others have mentioned, professional degrees are all lumped together.

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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by harikaried » Wed Jan 22, 2014 5:00 pm

EternalOptimist wrote:What is your gender and the highest level of education you have attained?
You can get a rough estimate from Alexa:

http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/bogleheads.org

The traffic to this site is skewed towards visiting from the US, at home, male, graduate school.

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Re: POLL: Bogleheads' Gender/Education

Post by LadyGeek » Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:11 pm

This thread is off-topic and locked (not investing related).
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