UncategorizedDecember 22, 2009

Latinos Online, 2006-2008

64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.

UncategorizedSeptember 18, 2009

Patient Choice in Health Information Technology

Susannah Fox will present data about the impact of the internet on health and health care to a meeting of the HIT Policy Committee, convened by David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., National Coordinator…

UncategorizedSeptember 1, 2009

The Internet and Civic Engagement

Just as in offline politics, the well-off and well-educated are especially likely to participate in online activities that mirror offline forms of engagement. But there are hints that social media may alter this pattern.

UncategorizedJune 17, 2009

Home Broadband Adoption 2009

Broadband adoption increases, but monthly prices do, too.

UncategorizedMarch 25, 2009

The Mobile Difference

Wireless connectivity has drawn many users more deeply into digital life.

UncategorizedFebruary 11, 2009

Rare Diseases and Online Resources

One in ten Americans is living with a rare disorder. The internet can be a vital source of information for people who may never have otherwise met someone else with their disease or condition.

UncategorizedJanuary 28, 2009

Generations Online in 2009

Over half of the adult internet population is between 18 and 44 years old. But larger percentages of older generations are online now than in the past, and they are doing more activities online.

UncategorizedJanuary 21, 2009

Stimulating Broadband: If Obama builds it, will they log on?

Investment in broadband has become part of the broader discussion about President Obama’s economic stimulus package. How easy will it be to increase the pool of broadband subscribers or to encourage existing ones to upgrade their connection speeds?

UncategorizedJanuary 21, 2009

Reasons people do not have home broadband

Our May 2008 survey asked dial-up users why they do not have a broadband connection at home and our December 2007 asked non-internet users about the reasons they do not use the internet. This table summarizes the results.