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Americans Love To Read Printed Books Rather Than E-Books

Core points: A new study found that 65 percent of Americans read a printed book last year, more than double the number of people who read an e-book or listen to a recording.


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A new study found that 65 percent of Americans read a printed book last year, more than double the number of people who read an e-book or listen to a recording.

According to a report released Thursday by the Pew Research Center, 73 percent of Americans read a book in the past 12 months, 65 percent of which read printed books, 28 percent read e-books, 14 % Is listening to recording books. In addition, about 40 percent of Americans read only printed books, while only 6% of e-books.

The study also found that while printed books still dominate, many people who read e-books are slowly stopping using e-readers and turning to e-books on their smartphones and tablets.

Since 2011, although the e-book reading device on the whole has not changed, but the use of Tablet PC electronic reading has more than tripled, while the use of mobile reading increased more than doubled.

In addition, Americans read an average of 12 books a year. About 77% of women read books, 68% of men. Women are more likely than men to read printed books, but men and women remain at the same level when reading e-books and listening to audio books.

The investigation of the incident from March 7 to April 4, the participation of adults has 1520 people.

(This news is translated from chinapaper.net)



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