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Nearly Every Young Adult Owns a Cell Phone

Just about every young American adult owns a cell phone. Among adults ages 18 to 29, an overwhelming 96% possesses a cell phone of some kind. While the youth record is especially impressive, cell phone ownership is near universal among all age groups. Fully 85% of all American adults own a cell phone, making it the most prominently- owned gadget among seven tested. This includes nearly all adults younger than age 65 and about six-in-ten (58%) adults ages 65 and older. Read More