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Internet and Computer Game Use by American Kids, 2005

(Kids ages 6–11)

 % All
kids
%
Boys
%
Girls
Online usage   
Gone online in last 30 days59.0%56.3%61.8%
Goes online every day8.17.68.7
Online activities in the last month
Played online games42.640.045.4
Did stuff for school/homework23.120.825.5
Used email10.57.613.6
Used instant messenger6.5%5.6%7.4%
Went to chat rooms2.62.72.5
Gaming   
Played video, internet, computer game, last 30 days84.289.378.7
Play video, internet, computer game every day20.328.911.1
Source: Mediamark Research, Inc.

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