Share of senior Americans who owned selected electronic devices 2013

This graph displays the share of Americans aged 65 and over who owned selected electronic devices in 2013, according to a survey conducted that same year. Of those surveyed, just under 75 percent responded that they owned cable TV and/or a VCR. Exactly 70 percent said they owned a DVD or Blu-ray player, and just over 60 percent owned a basic cellular phone. Conversely, only 15 percent said they had an account for an internet streaming service and just 10 percent owned a video game system.

Share of Americans aged 65 years and over who owned/used selected technological devices in 2013

Share of respondents
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Release date

January 2014


United States

Survey time period

December 5 to 8, 2013

Number of respondents

1,031 respondents

Age group

65 years and older

Special properties

U.S. citizens

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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