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APA requires that you include the page reference in the in-text citation if you have used a specific bit of information (e.g. a statistic) from a work, or a quote:

Cole (2008) states that “Brain-based research has influenced the way that curriculum and teaching is conceived” (p. 23).
Poverty is defined as “sustained periods of limited access to basic resources” (Smith, 2012, p. 13).

End-text or Reference list:

Page numbers are only used for book chapters or journal articles:

Examples can be found in the APA Referencing Guides in the sections on In-Text Citations, Books>Chapter in an edited book, and Journals, Newspapers & Magazines> Authors.  See links below.