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Table 2 Daily engagement in categories of screen sedentary time derived by self-report (MARCA)

From: It's not just the television: survey analysis of sedentary behaviour in New Zealand young people

Variable Television (min) Computer/video game (min) Movie (min)
  n 1 Mean 2 SE 3 n 1 Mean 2 SE 3 n 1 Mean 2 SE 3
All 1,309 131.9 3.25 1,309 46.7 2.32 1,309 2.5 0.46
Gender          
   female 606 126.2 4.30 606 33.0 2.67 606 3.1 0.78
   male 703 136.8 4.81 703 58.3 3.51 703 1.9 0.54
Age group          
   10-14 years 825 131.8 3.83 825 40.4 2.48 825 1.8 0.51
   15-18 years 484 132.2 5.88 484 57.8 4.56 484 3.6 0.90
Deprivation          
   I 275 116.1 5.09 275 48.4 4.78 275 3.9 1.48
   II 264 134.6 8.99 264 53.1 5.32 264 3.7 1.29
   III 277 129.0 5.96 277 47.6 4.20 277 2.4 0.96
   IV 216 127.6 7.40 216 49.2 7.02 216 1.2 0.59
   V 272 151.1 8.28 272 36.1 4.40 272 1.2 0.51
Area          
   rural 209 137.4 6.94 209 38.6 5.07 209 1.3 0.77
   urban 1,100 131.2 3.56 1,100 47.7 2.53 1,100 2.6 0.51
Ethnicity          
   Māori 248 139.1 8.51 248 34.4 4.30 248 0.7 0.30
   Pacific 131 149.8 12.76 131 29.5 4.41 131 3.1 1.50
   Asian 174 132.0 9.77 174 72.6 7.92 174 2.3 1.28
   NZ Euro/Other 923 131.1 3.75 923 47.2 2.77 923 2.8 0.58
OW status          
   underweight 61 136.4 11.95 61 61.5 13.70 61 3.1 2.00
   healthy 788 125.9 4.51 788 50.6 3.19 788 2.9 0.67
   overweight 303 135.7 6.65 303 39.5 4.28 303 1.4 0.47
   obese 147 153.1 11.25 147 34.4 4.32 147 2.3 1.40
  1. 1Number of survey participants in each category
  2. 2Weighted estimate of the mean
  3. 3Standard error of the estimate calculated using the replicated weights
  4. MARCA - Multimedia Activity Recall for Children and Adolescents