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AAPOR 2008: Stephen Blumberg/NCHS Cell Phone Report

Topics: AAPOR

Another in series of brief interviews conducted at this week's AAPOR Conference, this one on the continuing growth of call phone only households with Steven Blumberg of the Division of Health Interview Statistics of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS):

Blumberg discusses the latest NCHS report on the continuing growth in cell-phone-only households released yesterday. The report's money quote (and chart):

Preliminary results from the July-December 2007 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) indicate that nearly one out of every six American homes (15.8%) had only wireless telephones during the second half of 2007. In addition, more than one out of every eight American homes (13.1%) received all or almost all calls on wireless telephones despite having a landline telephone in the home.

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