Frequency of playing video games by U.S. children according to parents in 2017

This statistic presents the frequency of playing video games on consoles and handhelds by children in the United States according to their parents as of February 2017. According to the findings, 54 percent of parents reported that their child has never played video games on a console, while an additional 65 percent of parents said the same in terms of game play via handheld devices.

Frequency of playing video games on consoles and handhelds by children in the United States according to their parents as of February 2017

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Sources

Release date

October 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 20 to February 10, 2017

Number of respondents

1,454 respondents

Special properties

parents of children aged 8 years and under

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Percentages may not total 100 percent due to rounding, refused/don’t know responses, or because multiple responses were allowed.
Question: "We also want to know how often [CHILD] does various activities, or if [he/she] has never done these activities."

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