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common. Among teens living in households with incomes below $30,000, only 31% are on a
family plan that someone else pays for. In this group, 15% have prepaid plans that
someone else pays for, and 12% have prepaid plans that they pay for entirely themselves.
Black teens living in low income households are the most likely to have prepaid plans
that they pay for themselves. Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 39 that they pay for themselves. How the economics of mobile phones affects teens ’ cell use
Teens who pay for their own phones use the phone in a wider range of ways. Teens who pay for the full cost of their cell phones do more on and with their phones.
Those teens who have parents who pay for at least part of their phone engage in a more
limited American Life Project
Pew Internet & number of activities on their phones. While almost all teens use their phones toPhones | 40
Teens and Mobile
text, teens who pay the entire cost of ownership for th...
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