Participation Rates for Literary Readers in 2002
|Literary readers||Non-readers||Gap between groups|
|Visit art museums||43%||12%||-31 pp|
|Attend plays or musicals||36%||10%||-26 pp|
|Attend jazz or classical concerts||29%||9%||-20 pp|
|Create photographs, paintings, or writings||32%||10%||-22 pp|
|Attend sporting events||44%||27%||-17 pp|
|Play sports||38%||24%||-14 pp|
|Do outdoor activities||41%||22%||-19 pp|
pp = percentage points
Source: National Endowment for the Arts, To Read or Not To Read: A Question of National Consequence, November 2007.
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