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Table 1 Daily total and device-specific SVT in 2- and 3-year-old children from the GUSTO cohort study

From: Predictors of screen viewing time in young Singaporean children: the GUSTO cohort

  n (%) Mean ± SD Median (IQR)
Screen viewing time at 2 years 861a   
 Television and video game, hour/day   1.6 ± 1.7 1.0 (0.5 – 2.3)
 Computer, hour/day   0.1 ± 0.4 0.0 (0.0 – 0.0)
 Hand-held devices, hour/day   0.7 ± 1.0 0.3 (0.1 – 0.9)
 Total, hour/day   2.4 ± 2.2 1.9 (0.9 – 3.3)
  <2 h/day 439 (51.0)   
  2-4 h/day 257 (29.9)   
  ≥4 h/day 165 (19.2)   
Screen viewing time at 3 years 861a   
 Television and video game, hour/day   1.6 ± 1.5 1.0 (0.5 – 2.3)
 Computer, hour/day   0.1 ± 0.4 0.0 (0.0 – 0.0)
 Hand-held devices, hour/day   0.9 ± 1.2 0.5 (0.2 – 1.0)
 Total, hour/day   2.7 ± 2.2 2.1 (1.1 – 3.6)
  <2 h/day 387 (45.0)   
  2-4 h/day 274 (31.8)   
  ≥4 h/day 200 (23.2)   
Change between 2 and 3 years 812   
 Television and video game, hour/day   0.03 ± 1.82 0.0 (−1.0 – 1.0)
 Computer, hour/day   0.01 ± 0.56 0.0 (0.0 – 0.0)
 Hand-held devices, hour/day   0.29 ± 1.45 0.0 (0.0 – 1.0)
 Total, hour/day   0.33 ± 2.42 0.0 (−1.0 – 1.0)
  1. aMaximum sample size with data at each age (sample overlapping both ages = 812)