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How Many Americans Have Done This Activity

97 millionInternet users have used government Web sites
93 millionhave used the internet for health or medical purposes
84 milliongot political news and used the internet to participate in the 2004 campaign
83 millionhave bought products online
82 millionhave used the internet for religious and spiritual purposes
48 millionhave used email for spiritual or religious discussion (many were making prayer requests or responding to prayer requests)
38 millionhave sent email to government officials to try to influence policy decisions
36 millionhave become members of online support groups
Source: Pew Internet Project. Totals are for Americans age 18 or older.

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