19.9 million Use Internet or online service more than 2 hours per week
13.8 million Use Internet or online service 5 hours or more per week
9 million Began to use online services for the first time in 1996
49% Go online to find specific information
19% Go online to surf
26% Always use a search engine
13% Always use bookmarks
17% Find online entertainment "usually" or "always" better than TV
Note: Results based on May-June 1996 telephone survey of 5,000 U.S. residents age 16 and over. Margin of error: 1.1 to 3.5 percentage points.
Source: IntelliQuest Worldwide Internet/Online Tracking Service.