Use of portable media devices among America's children in 2017

Which of the following activities has your child ever carried out on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet?

Use of portable media devices among America's children in 2017 This statistic presents data on the use of portable media devices among children is the United States in 2017. During the survey, 28 percent of responding parents stated that their child read books on a mobile device.
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Which of the following activities has your child ever carried out on a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet?

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Share of respondents
Look at photos/videos (such as family or friends)77%
Watch videos73%
Play games70%
Use apps65%
Take photos or videos62%
Watch TV shows or movies59%
Read books28%
Share of respondents
Look at photos/videos (such as family or friends)77%
Watch videos73%
Play games70%
Use apps65%
Take photos or videos62%
Watch TV shows or movies59%
Read books28%
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This statistic presents data on the use of portable media devices among children is the United States in 2017. During the survey, 28 percent of responding parents stated that their child read books on a mobile device.
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