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Generational Differences in Gadget Ownership

Consumer Attitudes

January 8, 2014 -- A Gallup poll examining technology ownership finds that in addition to the devices Americans owning having changed over the past decade (VCRs - 30%, basic cell phones -33%)  -- with marked generational differences in current gadget ownership.


Generational Differences in Technology Ownership


Source:  Gallup, 2014





About:  Results based on telephone interviews conducted Dec 5-8, 2013, on the Gallup Daily tracking survey, with a random sample of 1,031 adults, aged 18 and older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. The margin of sampling error is ±4 percentage points at the 95% confidence level. Interviews are conducted with respondents on landline telephones and cellular phones, with interviews conducted in Spanish for respondents who are primarily Spanish-speaking. Each sample of national adults includes a minimum quota of 50% cell phone respondents and 50% landline respondents, with additional minimum quotas by region. Landline and cell telephone numbers are selected using random-digit-dial methods.

Source: Gallup, Americans' Tech Tastes Change With Times, Jan. 6, 2014.