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From the responses by both males and females, both groups agree that they prefer

playing

alone

to

playing

in

a

group

(39.0%

and

44.3%

respectively).However, while males seem to be more open to play with people they do not know over the Internet (14.8%), only 7.1% of the females reported that they like to play with strangers over the Internet. More females showed an increased preference to playing with family (18.7%) than males (10.2%), whereas more males prefer to play with friends over the Internet (23.5%). $FGHI%;E%J%3MUMOFH%FSV%5MVIR%0FKI%=HFT%=PIYIPISWI%GT%(UI%FSV%0ISVIP%

Gender

How do you like to play? Alone At a party / with friends

Male

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7-12 years

With my children / family With friends I know over the Internet

Count Percentage Count Percentage Count Percentage Count Percentage

49 40.2% 49 40.2% 0 0.0% 22 18.0%

Age-group 13-24 years 185 34.6% 41 7.7% 48 9.0% 153 28.7%

25-54 years 172 44.8% 16 4.2% 82 21.4% 69 18.0%

Total 406 39.0% 106 10.2% 130 12.5% 244 23.5%

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Digital Video Game Use in Malta  
Digital Video Game Use in Malta  

A publication about a study carried out by academics at the University of Malta in 2012, investigating trends and patterns of digital and vi...

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