Unformatted text preview: iated with the use of voice, as the type of phone
plan a teen has also influences the number of calls they make on the average day. Sixty - calls per day by race/ethnicity (7 for whites, 13 for blacks and 17 for Hispanics), it ’s clear
that a larger portion of the very heavy callers are found in the black and Hispanic
populations. There is an economic consideration associated with the use of voice, as the type of phone
plan a teen has also influences the number of calls they make on the average day. Sixty three percent of those teens with unlimited voice subscriptions reported daily voice
calling with friends, while 47% of those who had fixed minute subscriptions and 31% of
those who had a set amount of money to spend on voice minutes reported making calls
to friends daily. Teens with a fixed number of voice minutes per month typically make 5
calls a day, while teens with a set amount of money to use on minutes make 3 calls a
day and teens with unlimited minutes typically make 5 calls a day. 34 Whether a teen
pays for his phone bill also affects the volume of calling. Teens who pay their entire
phone bill thems...
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