Appropriate age for children to own a smartphone in the U.S. 2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in 2018 on the appropriate age for children to own a smartphone. Some 8 percent of respondents stated that children younger than 3 years should be allowed to own a smartphone.
The Survey Data Table for the Statista survey Toys and Games in the U.S. - Purchase Criteria, Card and Board Games, elec. Toys & Devices, STEM-Toys 2018 contains the complete tables for the survey including various column headings.

From what age do you think a child should be allowed to own a smartphone?

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Source

Number of respondents

1,003 respondents

Age group

18 to 64 years

Special properties

parents who have children below 14 years in their household

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Statistics on "Smartphones in the U.S."

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