Reading for Pleasure – Supplemental Data Tables

Children Aged 6–17 Who Spend Time Reading for Pleasure on an Average Weekday, by Location and Time Spent, 2011–20122
Location Minutes Spent Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban None 5,950,236 15.2 0.37%
30 or Less 16,583,318 42.4 0.51%
More Than 30 16,614,960 42.4 0.51%
Large Town Rural None 891,549 20.5 1.10%
30 or Less 1,726,427 39.7 1.23%
More Than 30 1,735,223 39.9 1.19%
Small Town Rural None 799,754 18.4 0.96%
30 or Less 1,634,079 37.7 1.21%
More Than 30 1,904,327 43.9 1.23%
Children Aged 6–17 Who Spend Time Reading for Pleasure on an Average Weekday, by Location and Age, 2011–2012
Location Age in Years Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 6–11 7,139,355 37.0 0.71%
12–17 9,475,605 47.8 0.72%
Large Town Rural 6–11 778,418 36.6 1.72%
12–17 956,805 43.0 1.65%
Small Town Rural 6–11 854,838 40.3 1.82%
12–17 1,049,489 47.4 1.69%
Children Aged 6–17 Who Spend Time Reading for Pleasure on an Average Weekday, by Location and Sex, 2011–2012
Location Sex Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban Male 7,190,302 35.9 0.70%
Female 9,401,572 49.4 0.74%
Large Town Rural Male 732,132 32.8 1.59%
Female 1,002,205 47.3 1.75%
Small Town Rural Male 788,098 35.4 1.48%
Female 1,114,572 52.9 1.83%

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