Advantages of reading books in the U.S. 2018

The statistic shows the benefits of reading physical books according to adults in the United States as of November 2018. The findings reveal that 85 percent of surveyed U.S. adults said that they believed that reading physical books can help people to learn about history, and 81 percent thought that doing so could help to learn about different cultures. Other benefits of reading physical books according to the survey respondents included reducing stress levels, improving attention span and becoming more open-minded.

Benefits of reading physical books according to adults in the United States as of November 2018

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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 27 to 29, 2018

Number of respondents

2,010 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

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