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Age trends for playing games replicate earlier

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Unformatted text preview: d and used as a source of entertainment Mobile Phones | 105 teens. Sixty percent of teen cell phone owners report using their phones to play music at least occasionally. Generally, it is the younger users who are more likely to do this. For Video games and digital music are key sources of entertainment for teens. Overall, 80% report owning a game console, and 79% have an iPod or other digital music player. When looking at cell phone trends for playing music and games, we see another area where the technology is highly regarded and used as a source of entertainment among teens. Sixty percent of teen cell phone owners report using their phones to play music at least occasionally. Generally, it is the younger users who are more likely to do this. For example, well over 60% of teens between 12 and 15 play music on the cell phone, as opposed to 43% of 17 year -olds. With the exception of 12 year -olds, this trend for younger teens does not appear to be related to owning an iPod or MP3 player. While 32% of 12 year -olds do not ow...
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