Methodology Statements

Methodology Statement for the “2014 State of Dating in America” Study:

The following data summarizes the responses of a 20-minute online survey, which was administered by an independent research firm between September 10 and 20, 2013.

The criteria for respondents included:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 59
  • Singles who are currently dating, are planning to date or are in a committed relationship lasting less than two years
  • Male or female
  • Located in the United States
  • English speaking
  • Internet access

A total of 2,647 respondents participated in the survey, with Jewish online dating respondents being oversampled. The respondents consisted of 527 non-online daters, which were recruited through an online database, and 2,120 online daters, which were recruited through a national online panel (1,011) and from the JDate database (1,109). Results from the total sample can be interpreted to be accurate with a ±3% confidence interval. Results have been weighted to reflect the U.S. population based on statistics available from published sources and this survey. Weighting information is available on the following slide. All research was conducted and data was analyzed by Quonundrums, Inc.

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