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Average Time Spent Reading in 2006

  Hours/minutes spent reading
Weekdays Weekends and holidays
Total, 15 years and over :20 :26
 15 to 24 years :07 :10
 25 to 34 years :09 :11
 35 to 44 years :12 :16
 45 to 54 years :17 :24
 55 to 64 years :30 :39
 65 years and over :50 1:07
Source: National Endowment for the Arts, To Read or Not To Read: A Question of National Consequence, November 2007.

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