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Table 1 Prevalence of television viewing by sociodemographic characteristics among 11,137 children aged 5 to 12 years. Analysis conducted from the National Nutrition Survey (ENSIN) Colombia. 2005

From: Television viewing and its association with overweight in Colombian children: results from the 2005 National Nutrition Survey: A cross sectional study

Characteristics n* < 2 hrs/day 2 – 3.9 hrs/day ≥ 4 hrs/day p
   P** SE P** SE P** SE  
All participants 11,137 41.5 0.03 36.8 0.02 21.7 0.02  
Age groups, yrs         
5–8 5,539 45.7 0.04 34.8 0.02 19.5 0.02 < 0.001
9–12 5,598 37.4 0.03 38.7 0.03 23.9 0.02  
Sex         
Male 5,568 39.4 0.05 38.1 0.03 22.5 0.03 < 0.001
Female 5,569 43.6 0.03 35.4 0.02 21.0 0.02  
Socio Economic Status         
Level 1 (Lowest) 4,576 56.0 0.04 28.9 0.03 15.1 0.02 < 0.001
Level 2 4,124 34.7 0.04 41.1 0.03 24.2 0.03  
Level 3 to 6 (Middle – high) 2,437 33.5 0.05 40.3 0.04 26.2 0.03  
Levels of urbanization         
Level I (rural and urban areas with 10.00 inhs or less) 7,946 51.1 0.04 32.9 0.03 16.0 0.03 < 0.001
Level II (10.001 to 30.000 inhs) 833 30.4 0.01 42.1 0.01 27.5 0.01  
Level III (30.001 to 100.000 inhs) 1,292 33.7 0.08 39.4 0.07 26.9 0.03  
Level IV (more than 100.000 inhs) 1,066 28.7 0.01 42.1 0.01 29.2 0.01  
  1. *Unweighted sample size.
  2. **Weighted percentage (P) and standard error (SE)