Baby Boomers: reasons to watch online video 2013

This statistic presents the most common reasons for Baby Boomer and Senior internet users to watch online video as of March 2013. Overall, 44 percent of U.S. survey respondents stated that they had looked at online video to relax and unwind.

Reasons to watch online videos according to Baby Boomer and Senior online video viewers as of March 2013

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Release date

May 2013


United States

Survey time period

March 2013

Number of respondents

5,100 respondents

Age group

45 years and older

Supplementary notes

Among respondents who watch online video n = 3,021

n = 5,100 Boomers/Seniors ages 45+
A general population control cell of 1,000 respondents ages 18–64 year olds was also included for comparison purposes

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