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Daily device usage by U.S. kids during COVID-19 2020

An August 2020 survey revealed that 28 percent of parents in the United States reported that their child(ren) spent approximately 4 to 5 hours per day on digital devices during the COVID-19 outbreak. Additionally, 11 percent of U.S. parents reported their children's device usage time to amount to 8 to 9 hours, and another 11 percent reported their children using digital devices for more than 9 hours daily.

Approximate daily time spent by children on digital devices during COVID-19 outbreak according to parents in the United States as of August 2020

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Source

Release date

June 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 13 to 15, 2020

Number of respondents

899 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

parents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: And about how many hours do they typically spend using their devices now, including for education or schoolwork?

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