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Table 6 Time trends in television viewing time* according sex, age and years of schooling- Brazil 2006-2012

From: Time trends of physical activity and television viewing time in Brazil: 2006-2012

Variables 2006 2007 2008 2009 Annual change (%) p value Annual change (%) p value
Sex         
  Male 27.6 26.0 24.6 23.7 -5.0 < 0.001 -4.3 0.013
  Female 31.3 28.9 27.2 26.7 -5.3 < 0.001 0.0 0.453
Age (years)         
  18-24 33.5 34.3 28.1 28.0 -7.1 < 0.001 -1.5 0.586
  25-34 28.5 27.1 26.4 25.4 -3.5 0.011 -1.8 0.455
  35-44 27.3 24.4 22.6 23.0 -5.8 < 0.001 +1.0 0.693
  45-54 27.2 24.8 24.3 23.2 -4.9 0.003 -2.6 0.338
  55-64 28.9 26.1 27.1 24.7 -4.2 0.021 -3.2 0.266
  65+ 34.7 28.5 29.8 28.7 -5.2 0.001 -2.0 0.427
Years of schooling         
  0-4 30.3 25.1 25.4 25.8 -4.9 0.004 +1.7 0.582
  5-8 31.9 30.2 30.1 29.1 -2.8 0.048 -1.3 0.605
  9-11 33.0 31.3 28.7 27.7 -6.0 < 0.001 -1.5 0.348
  12+ 21.1 20.1 17.8 16.8 -7.7 < 0.001 -3.9 0.091
  1. *More than 3 hours per day watching television.