Computers in the house
The proportion of households with computers increased from 8 percent in 1983 to 43 percent in 1997.
The National Science Board's Science and Engineering Indicators 1998 can be found at http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/seind98/start.htm. (See Chapter 7: Science and Technology: Public Attitudes and Public Understanding.)
Raloff, J. 1998. Internet access: A black-and-white issue. Science News 153(April 18):247.
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