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Study: Blacks and Women Talk More On the Phone

Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010 08:44 AM

 

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Blacks talk twice as much as whites on their cell phones. That's according to an analysis of wireless bills by the Nielsen Co.

The media-tracking firm went through the phone bills of 60,000 people for one year to figure out that blacks talk an average of 1,331 minutes per month, compared with 647 minutes per month for whites.

Whites were the least talkative people in the study, which ended in May. Hispanics talked 826 minutes per month, and Asians and Pacific Islanders 692 minutes per month.

Women talked 22 percent more than men: 856 minutes per month compared with 667.

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