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Enjoyment of reading in the United States 1994-2012

This timeline presents the enjoyment of reading in the United States from 1994 to 2012. According to Pew, five percent of the respondents stated they did not enjoy reading books at all in 2006.

How much do you enjoy reading books?

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Source

Release date

September 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 9 to June 3, 2012

Number of respondents

n = 1,167 (respondents who read a book yesterday)

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The original question posed by the source was: "How much do you enjoy reading… A lot, some, not much, or not at all?"
The date of survey and the number of respondents apply only to the 2012 data. Data regarding earlier years are available in the source, on page 45.

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