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29

Percentage of cellphone owners who describe their cellphone as “something they can’t imagine living without.”

32

Percentage of adult Americans who own an e-reader.

34

Percentage of cellphone users who go online mostly using cellphones.

44

Percentage of cellphone owners who sleep with their phones next to the bed to make sure they don’t miss any calls or text messages.

42

Percentage of adult Americans who own a tablet computer.

58

Percentage of adult Americans who have a smartphone.

67

Percentage of cellphone owners who find themselves checking their phone for messages, alerts or calls even when they don’t notice their phone ringing or vibrating.

90

Percentage of American adults who have a cellphone. Broken into ages groups, it’s 98 percent for 19 – 29; 97 percent for 30 – 49; 88 percent for 50 – 64; 74 percent for 65-plus.

Source: Pew Research Internet Project