Interactions with and through Mobile Phones: What about the Elderly Population?

Citation:
Fernández-Ardèvol, M.  2011.  Interactions with and through Mobile Phones: What about the Elderly Population? Wi: Journal of Mobile Media. Spring 2011

Abstract:

This paper explores the distinctive characteristics of mobile telephone use among the elderly population using the most recent European country-level data on individual use of mobile telephony and advanced mobile services, Eurostat 2008. Through a cluster analysis of mobile phone use data across 30 countries, it is possible to confirm that mobile telephone occupies a peripheral position for the elderly in Europe.

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