Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Tech Tracks | Pew report says nearly all teenagers play video games, but that doesn't make them misanthropes | Seattle Times Newspaper Blog

See the full post for more details

Here are a few other interesting findings in the report, which was based on a national random digit dial telephone survey of 1,102 12- to 17-year-olds, and a parent or guardian, conducted between Nov. 1, 2007, and Feb. 5, 2008 (you can find the whole survey and plenty of related materials here):

97 percent of teens in the study play computer, Web, portable, or console games;

50 percent played "yesterday."
86 percent play on a console like the Xbox, PlayStation, or Wii.
73 percent play on a desktop or a laptop computer.
60 percent use a portable gaming device.
48 percent use a cellphone or handheld organizer.
60 percent own three or four devices from the above categories.
14 percent own zero or one device.

Tech Tracks | Pew report says nearly all teenagers play video games, but that doesn't make them misanthropes | Seattle Times Newspaper Blog

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