Mobile communication preference of internet users in the United States as of August 2017, by gender

U.S. mobile communication channel preference 2017, by gender This statistic ranks the most common mobile communication preference of internet users in the United States as of August 2017, sorted by gender. During the survey period, 62 percent of female respondents stated that they preferred to communicate with others using text. Only 38 percent of male respondents stated the same.
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MaleFemale
Text38%62%
Voice45%29%
Video6%2%
Don't know/no opinion11%7%
MaleFemale
Text38%62%
Voice45%29%
Video6%2%
Don't know/no opinion11%7%

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This statistic ranks the most common mobile communication preference of internet users in the United States as of August 2017, sorted by gender. During the survey period, 62 percent of female respondents stated that they preferred to communicate with others using text. Only 38 percent of male respondents stated the same.
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Release date
August 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
August 10 to 14, 2017
Number of respondents
2,201 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: Do you prefer to communicate with others using text, voice, or video?

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