In the U.S., internet and TV use is vastly different among white, Hispanic and African-American households, according to new survey results from Knowledge Networks, reports InternetRetailer. Whereas 70 percent of white households have a home computer, 55 percent of African-American and 47 percent of Hispanic households have one.
Also, 30 percent of white homes have broadband internet access compared with 19 percent of African-American and 16 percent of Hispanic households.
Some 62 percent of African-American households have more than two TVs, compared with 51 percent of white and 44 percent of Hispanic households; 57 percent of Hispanic and African-American respondents said watching TV is the household's favorite way to relax, compared with 53 percent of white households.
Half of Hispanic households and 45 percent of African-American respondents said that "much" of their family time is spent with TV, whereas only 29 percent of white households said so.