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Infographic: America's Love for Tattoos Grows

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll reveals how much America’s habits have changed in 15 years.

Looks like more Americans are getting inked according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. The findings reveal just 21 percent of respondents said someone in their household had a tattoo in 1999. Today, that percentage has doubled to 40 percent. Meanwhile, Americans are reading less ink. In 1999, 79 percent said they read the newspaper in print at least three times per week. Now it's just 47 percent.