Basic reasons why mobile phone owners read a book in the U.S. in 2011

This statistic illustrates the results of a survey about the basic reasons why U.S. mobile phone owners read in 2011. Americans cite a variety of motives for their reading, especially when it comes to long-form content like books or magazine articles. It is sometimes the case that different people cite different motives. In 2011, 81 percents of cell phone owners 16 and older say they read at least occasionally for pleasure.

Reasons why mobile phone owners read in the United States in 2011

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Source

Release date

April 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 16 to December 21, 2011

Number of respondents

n = 2,986

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

mobile phone owners

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

N=2,986 respondents age 16 and older. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish and on landline and cells. N for cell owners=2,598.

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