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Sep 25, 2013Kathryn Zickuhr
15% of American adults do not use the internet at all, and another 9% of adults use the internet but not at home.
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Internet access is best understood as a spectrum, ranging from people who have never been online, to those who have dial-up or sporadic access, to those who have broadband at home and at work.
Jul 21, 2008Susannah Fox
Pew Internet Project data is quoted in an AP story about how John McCain is not a frequent internet user, so I thought I'd highlight some sources for people who want to explore the numbers for themselves.
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Jul 9, 2008Susannah Fox, Jessica Vitak
Three "thermometers" of access show the disparities among various groups when it comes to internet access, cell phone use, and broadband access at home.
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Jul 9, 2008Susannah Fox
Our latest data on the penetration of internet connections, cell phones, and home broadband are captured in three "thermometers" of access.
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Jul 2, 2008John Horrigan
Some 55% of all adult Americans now have a high-speed internet connection
at home. The percentage of Americans with broadband at home has grown from 47% in early 2007.
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Feb 21, 2008Amy Wells
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Feb 21, 2008Susannah Fox
New "thermometer" charts show degrees of access to the internet and cell phones among various demographic groups.
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Feb 20, 2008Susannah Fox, Jessica Vitak
The Pew Internet & American Life Project has created three "thermometers" of digital access: internet, cell phone, and home broadband connections.
Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press/Denver Post
Oct 8, 2007
Americans with disabilities and other chronic conditions are less likely to use the Internet, but those who are online are among the most avid consumers of health-related information, a new study finds...
Half of those with chronic conditions use ...
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Donna Howell, Investor's Business Daily
A chronic health problem affects one in five Americans. When it does, almost all who are able head online to figure out what to do...
When the chronically ill go online, they trade information about treatment with others.
They often act as info...
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Sep 5, 2007Susannah Fox
How 19th century institutions are adapting to their cities' 21st century needs.
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Aaron SmithThe U.S Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.