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A man stands in the middle of Grand Central Terminal as he speaks on a cell phone in New York, September 25, 2013. REUTERS/Zoran Milich

Two of five U.S. homes have cellphones only, no landline

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. homes with only cellphones is growing, with 41 percent of them without landlines in the second half of 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.


The increase in cellphone-only households is slowing, the CDC report said, and those without landlines tend to be younger, poorer, renters and Hispanic.

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