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Table 2 Screen time (h/day) by child sex, type of screen (TV, DVD, videogame, computer, handheld), and by weekday/weekend day

From: The association between screen time and cardiometabolic risk in young children

Variables Mean +/− SD
Child sex
 Male 1.5 ± 1.2
 Female 1.4 ± 1.8
Weekday screen usea 1.3 ± 1.4
 TV 0.8 ± 1.0
 DVD 0.2 ± 0.5
 Videogame 0.1 ± 0.2
 Computer 0.12 ± 0.3
 Handheld 0.2 ± 0.4
Weekend day screen useb 1.9 ± 1.4
 TV 1.1 ± 1.1
 DVD 0.4 ± 0.7
 Videogame 0.1 ± 0.3
 Computer 0.1 ± 0.3
 Handheld 0.3 ± 0.5
Type of device
 Handheldc 0.2 ± 0.6
 Non-handhledd 1.3 ± 0.8
  1. aWeekday screen time use includes the sum of TV, DVD, computer, videogame, and handheld use from a typical weekday
  2. bWeekend day screen time use includes the sum of TV, DVD, computer, videogame, and handheld use from a typical weekend day
  3. cHandheld device use includes the sum of handheld use on a typical weekday and a typical weekend day
  4. dNon-handheld device use includes the sum of TV, DVD, computer, and videogame use on a typical weekday and a typical weekend day