Use of Technology in the Context of Latin America

Carlos Ramos-Galarza, Omar Cóndor-Herrera, Mónica Bolaños-Pasquel, Jorge Cruz-Cárdenas

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The article reports national statistical data on the usage of information and communication technologies in Ecuador, illustrating a sample of what occurs across Latin American countries. The data was collected in the 28 cities from Ecuador. The respondents were 40, 814 people aged from 0 to 98 years old. Regarding gender, 20,110 (49.3%) participants identified as male and 20,704 (50.7%) as female. Regarding educational level, 1,570 (3.8%) participants did not report any level of education, 115 (0.3%) attended a literacy center, 8,492 (24.9%) primary school, 9,317 (25.8%) basic education, 7,041 (17.9%) secondary school, 5,239 (12.8%) high school, 717 (1.8%) non-university higher education, 4,860 (11.9%) university higher education, 320 (0.8%) postgraduate level. In the results, it was found that a large number of citizens do not have access to technological means in favor of activities such as education or to solve everyday life activities. The results are discussed in the context of Latin America and the need for greater investment in the technological accessibility and development of the region to improve the living conditions of its people.

Idioma originalInglés
Título de la publicación alojadaHCI International 2023 Posters - 25th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2023, Proceedings, Part I
EditoresConstantine Stephanidis, Margherita Antona, Stavroula Ntoa, Gavriel Salvendy
EditorialSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Número de páginas7
ISBN (versión impresa)9783031359880
EstadoPublicada - 2023
Evento25th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , HCII 2023 - Copenhagen, Dinamarca
Duración: 23 jul. 202328 jul. 2023

Serie de la publicación

NombreCommunications in Computer and Information Science
Volumen1832 CCIS
ISSN (versión impresa)1865-0929
ISSN (versión digital)1865-0937


Conferencia25th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction , HCII 2023

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