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Cell Phone Activities Over Time | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Cell Phone Activities Over Time | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Smartphone Profiles Graphics and Information | Scoop.it
Over time, the number of American adult cell phone owners performing specific activities on their cell phones has grown.
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Graph showing cell phone activities over time. Note app use..Is this a proxy for smartphone ownership? Also note searching for health information

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Pew Internet: Mobile Cell and smartphone trends Jan 2013

Pew Internet: Mobile Cell and smartphone trends Jan 2013 | Smartphone Profiles Graphics and Information | Scoop.it
Highlights of the Pew Internet Project’s research related to mobile technology
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Urban and rural uses of cell vs smartphones shown in demographic table. Note trend going up in rural use of smartphone from 29% in 2012 survey. Not clear how much sampling bias is to play in this finding. 

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Our Mobile Planet: United States Smartphone Use 2012 This survey is designed to gain insights into how consumers use the Internet on their smartphones? How are smartphone used in daily life?

Our Mobile Planet:
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N=1000 nationally representative survey...Marketing based but still interesting to see how people use thier smartphones on a daily basis. Survey methods seem sound. 

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Motivating Patients to Use Smartphone Health Apps

Smartphone apps have a high rate of dropouts with 26% being used only once and 74% being discontinued by the tenth use.
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Consumer survey done online with 395 respondents in March of 2011. From survey, users report the availabilty of a better app and user friendliness as why they dropped an app. 

 

top features

ease of navigation (dashboard important)

these consumers also desired feedback from any app they used. 

 

Aligning with National Health Organizations lends strong credibility. 

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Consumer survey done online with 395 respondents in March of 2011. From survey, users report the availabilty of a better app and user friendliness as why they dropped an app. 

 

top features

ease of navigation (dashboard important)

these consumers also desired feedback from any app they used. 

 

Aligning with National Health Organizations lends strong credibility. 

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Nielsen: Smartphones Used By 50.4% Of U.S. Consumers, Android 48.5% Of Them | TechCrunch

Nielsen: Smartphones Used By 50.4% Of U.S. Consumers, Android 48.5% Of Them | TechCrunch | Smartphone Profiles Graphics and Information | Scoop.it
Nielsen today became the latest analyst house to call it for smartphones outnumbering more basic devices in the U.S.
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Nielsen study on smartphone use by type. Scroll down for ethnicity information

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Pew Smartphone Usage Sept 2012

Pew Smartphone Usage Sept 2012 | Smartphone Profiles Graphics and Information | Scoop.it
Two-thirds of young adults and those with higher income are smartphone owners | Pew Internet & American Life Project
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This is from September of 2012. Rural smartphone use appears to have trended up in the short time between this survey and the survey conducted in 2013. 

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Public Health in the Smartphone Era

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White paper written in medscape has basic information about smartphone applications in health care. Some profile information and links. 

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Cell pone usage June 2012

Cell pone usage June 2012 | Smartphone Profiles Graphics and Information | Scoop.it
A majority of adult cell owners (55%) now go online using their phones | Pew Internet & American Life Project
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more from Pew. Study done June 2012 shows that cell phones are used more and more to access internet. Rural populations show nearly the same change as suburban and urban. 

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Three-quarters of smartphone owners use location-based services | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

74% of smartphone owners use their phone to get real-time location-based information, and 18% use a geosocial service to “check in” to certain locations or share their location with friends
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More from Pew internet research-this study was done in May 2012 and shows that smartphone use is steadily increasing and that adults are depending on smartphone location services. see graphic in full report

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Smartphone Adoption and Usage | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Smartphone Adoption and Usage | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Smartphone Profiles Graphics and Information | Scoop.it
35% of US adults own a smartphone of some kind, and one quarter of smartphone owners say that their phone is where they do most of their online browsing.
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Excellent study on smartphone usage and adoption

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