CommentaryFebruary 23, 2010

FCC: Broadband Adoption and Use in America

An FCC survey finds that 78% of adults are internet users and 65% of adults have home broadband connections.

InfographicFebruary 3, 2010

Change in internet access by age group, 2000-2009

93% of teens ages 12-17 go online, as do 93% of young adults ages 18-29. One quarter (74%) of all adults ages 18 and older go online.

CommentaryJanuary 13, 2010

Four in ten seniors go online

38% of adults age 65 and older go online, a significantly lower rate of adoption than the general population (74%).

CommentaryDecember 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.

PresentationsSeptember 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…

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 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.

Multi-section ReportsJune 17, 2009

Home Broadband Adoption 2009

Broadband adoption increases, but monthly prices do, too.

Multi-section ReportsMarch 25, 2009

The Mobile Difference

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

CommentaryFebruary 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.

Multi-section ReportsJanuary 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.