What cell phone owners like most about having a phone in the United States in 2012, by age

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18-2930-4950-6465+
Convenience/ Convenient10%17%20%24%
Emergencies/ Safety/ Security5%7%18%25%
Internet/ E-Mail/ Apps17%11%5%1%
Texting9%3%1%1%
Phone calls/ talking to others14%14%10%7%
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This graph shows the main advantages of owning a cell phone, as perceived by cell phone owners in the United States in 2012. The responses are broken down by the age of participants. During the Pew Research Center survey, 11 percent of respondents aged 30 to 49 stated that what they most liked about owning a cell phone was using internet, e-mail and apps.

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