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Voice minutes also vary by age with older teens ages

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Unformatted text preview: ey can use each month, compared with just 15% of black teen cell phone users. Black teens, in contrast, are more likely than white teens to say they have a set amount of money to spend each month to buy minutes – this is true for one in five black teen cell phone users overall (20%), and just under half (42%) of black teen cell phone users in households with incomes below $30,000. Still, most black teen cell phone users (44%) say they have an unlimited number of minutes to use each month. Voice minutes also vary by age, with older teens (ages 14 -17) more likely than younger teens (ages 12 -13) to have a set number of minutes they can spend each month (51% vs. 40%). Young girls are the most likely to have unlimited voice minutes on their cell phones: 57% of 12 -13 year -old girls have unlimited voice minutes. (All of the above figures are based only on teens who know how many voice minutes they have – 13% of teens & American Life Project Pew Internet are not sure how their question.) plan works and could not answer the voice Teens and Mobile Phones | 34 minutes 40%). Young girls are the most lik...
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