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More US homes cutting landline phones

 
R-fan
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05/12/2009 12:12 AM
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More US homes cutting landline phones
WASHINGTON (AFP) - One in five US homes has abandoned landlines and is exclusively using wireless phones, according to a survey released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The survey by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) found that during the second half of 2008, 20.2 percent of US homes had only wireless telephones.

That was an increase of 2.7 percentage points over the first half of 2008, the NCHS said, and the largest six-month increase since it began asking about wireless-only households in 2003.

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05/12/2009 12:27 AM
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Re: More US homes cutting landline phones
according to a survey released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 Quoting: R-fan 629216

Interesting that the survey was done by the CDC. Now why in the heck would they be interested in the phone habits of people? Do you think the reason is because they know that cell phones cause brain tumors? I think so.


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05/12/2009 12:32 AM
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Re: More US homes cutting landline phones
I have had a landline since 2003.





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