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Table 2 Descriptive Statistics for the Time Use Measures

From: Time use choices and healthy body weight: A multivariate analysis of data from the American Time use Survey

   Males Females
Time Use Variable Definition Overall Mean Standard Deviation Percent Non-Zero Non-Zero Mean OverallMean Standard Deviation Percent Non-zero Non-Zero Mean
Primary Eating Time Total minutes over 24 hr (10 min. increments) 6.83 4.91 .96 7.11 6.44 4.72 .96 6.76
Secondary Eating Time Total minutes over 24 hr (10 min. increments) 2.15 8.51 .52 4.28 2.26 8.81 .59 3.85
Secondary Drinking Time Total minutes over 24 hr (10 min. increments) 5.74 16.82 .36 16.20 6.89 18.62 .41 16.56
Food Preparation Time Total minutes over 24 hr (10 min. increments) 1.86 3.87 .43 4.60 4.79 6.08 .71 6.83
Physical Activity Time Total Minutes over 24 hr (10 min. increments) 6.77 16.79 .41 22.26 3.54 9.24 .32 11.27
Sleep Time Total minutes over 24 hr (10 min. increments) 49.38 12.88 .99 49.44 49.98 12.46 .99 50.01
Television/Video Viewing Time Total minutes over 24 hr (10 min. increments) 16.04 16.01 .81 19.70 12.81 13.50 .77 16.71