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Table 3 Sleep duration and Total time in bed of grade 5 children and electronic and entertainment communication device bedroom access and use during the hour before sleep

From: The use of entertainment and communication technologies before sleep could affect sleep and weight status: a population-based study among children

 

%

Sleep duration (Hours)

p-value

Total Time in Bed (%)

p-value

TV

 No access and no use

53.7

9.87 (±0.56)

<0.001

10.19 (±0.56)

<0.001

 Access but never used

14.2

9.80 (±0.59)

 

10.12 (±0.61)

 

 Access and used

20.1

9.75 (±0.60)

 

10.09 (±0.60)

 

aNo access and used

12.0

9.90 (±0.54)

 

10.23 (±0.54)

 

Computer

 No access and no use

54.5

9.89 (±0.56)

<0.001

10.21 (±0.57)

<0.001

 Access but never used

13.8

9.77 (±0.59)

 

10.10 (±0.60)

 

 Access and used

12.3

9.70 (±0.63)

 

10.02 (±0.64)

 

aNo access and used

19.4

9.84 (±0.54)

 

10.17 (±0.54)

 

Tablet

 No access and no use

52.3

9.86 (±0.57)

0.50

10.18 (±0.58)

0.52

 Access but never used

10.2

9.83 (±0.65)

 

10.15 (±0.65)

 

 Access and used

16.3

9.83 (±0.56)

 

10.17 (±0.56)

 

aNo access and used

21.2

9.83 (±0.55)

 

10.15 (±0.56)

 

Video Games

 No access and no use

60.9

9.87 (±0.55)

<0.001

10.19 (±0.56)

0.002

 Access but never used

15.9

9.78 (±0.58)

 

10.11 (±0.58)

 

 Access and used

10.3

9.78 (±0.65)

 

10.12 (±0.65)

 

aNo access and used

12.9

9.85 (±0.62)

 

10.19 (±0.60)

 

Cell Phone

 No access and no use

59.0

9.89 (±0.57)

<0.001

10.21 (±0.58)

<0.001

 Access but never used

23.1

9.78 (±0.53)

 

10.11 (±0.53)

 

 Access and used

11.8

9.73 (±0.57)

 

10.06 (±0.57)

 

aNo access and used

6.1

9.87 (±0.69)

 

10.19 (±0.69)

 

At least one device

 No access and no use

12.2

9.93 (±0.56)

<0.001

10.27 (±0.57)

<0.001

 Access but never used

17.8

9.82 (±0.58)

 

10.15 (±0.60)

 

 Access and used

56.4

9.80 (±0.57)

 

10.13 (±0.58)

 

aNo access and used

13.6

9.96 (±0.53)

 

10.26 (±0.54)

 

Reading

 No access and frequent reading

19.9

9.97 (±0.53)

<0.001

10.28 (±0.54)

<0.001

 Access but frequent reading

52.9

9.83 (±0.58)

 

10.16 (±0.59)

 

 Access and rarely reading

21.2

9.74 (±0.56)

 

10.08 (±0.56)

 

 No access and rarely reading

6.0

9.89 (±0.60)

 

10.19 (±0.60)

 
  1. aResponse category considered illogical: No access to EECD in the bedroom and is used in the bedroom during the hour before sleep
  2. p value <0.05 was considered statistically significant