Screen Time – Supplemental Data Tables

Children Aged 1–17 Who Spend Time Watching TV or Videos on an Average Weekday, by Location and Time Spent, 2011–2012
Location Hours Spent Watching TV per Day Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0 3,483,972 6.3 0.21%
1 or Less 23,252,138 42.1 0.43%
More Than 1 28,515,330 51.6 0.43%
Large Rural 0 336,927 5.5 0.56%
1 or Less 2,480,995 40.6 1.07%
More Than 1 3,285,888 53.8 1.09%
Small Rural 0 396,433 6.6 0.56%
1 or Less 2,533,130 42.0 1.02%
More Than 1 3,102,145 51.4 1.03%
Children Aged 1–17 Who Spend More Than 1 Hour Watching TV or Videos on an Average Weekday, by Location and Age, 2011–2012
Location Age in Years Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 1–5 7,819,611 49.4 0.81%
6–11 9,460,374 48.8 0.74%
12–17 11,235,345 56.0 0.72%
Large Rural 1–5 847,240 48.9 2.17%
6–11 1,147,187 53.6 1.82%
12–17 1,291,461 57.9 1.70%
Small Rural 1–5 758,679 45.6 1.82%
6–11 1,056,094 49.5 1.79%
12–17 1,287,372 57.6 1.70%
Children Aged 1–17 Who Spend More Than 1 Hour Watching TV or Videos on an Average Weekday, by Location and Poverty Level, 2011–2012
Location Poverty Level Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines. Poverty was $23,050 for a family of 4 in 2012.
Urban 0–99% FPL 6,927,159 59.2 1.06%
100–199% FPL 6,438,578 57.3 1.03%
200–399% FPL 8,071,052 52.3 0.81%
≥400% FPL 7,078,540 41.9 0.66%
Large Rural 0–99% FPL 928,622 58.2 2.22%
100–199% FPL 912,443 54.3 2.51%
200–399% FPL 979,212 55.4 1.67%
≥400% FPL 465,610 43.9 1.97%
Small Rural 0–99% FPL 870,972 55.9 2.14%
100–199% FPL 915,433 54.3 2.09%
200–399% FPL 899,689 47.4 1.78%
≥400% FPL 416,051 46.7 2.07%
Children Aged 1–5 Who Spend Time Watching TV or Videos on an Average Weekday, by Location and Time Spent, 2011–2012
Location Hours Spent Watching TV per Day Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0 1,146,195 7.2 0.39%
1 or Less 6,857,303 43.3 0.80%
More Than 1 7,819,611 49.4 0.81%
Large Rural 0 128,623 7.4 1.46%
1 or Less 757,001 43.7 2.17%
More Than 1 847,240 48.9 2.17%
Small Rural 0 160,957 9.7 1.23%
1 or Less 744,404 44.7 1.87%
More Than 1 758,679 45.6 1.82%
Children Aged 12–17 Who Spend Time Watching TV or Videos on an Average Weekday, by Location and Time Spent, 2011–2012
Location Hours Spent Watching TV per Day Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0 1,271,326 6.3 0.36%
1 or Less 7,554,785 37.7 0.71%
More Than 1 11,235,345 56.0 0.72%
Large Rural 0 119,575 5.4 0.80%
1 or Less 818,759 36.7 1.67%
More Than 1 1,291,461 57.9 1.70%
Small Rural 0 136,275 6.1 1.03%
1 or Less 811,399 36.3 1.64%
More Than 1 1,287,372 57.6 1.70%
Children Aged 1–5 Who Spend Time Using Electronic Devices on an Average Weekday, by Location and Time Spent, 2011–2012
Location Hours Spent Using Electronic Devices per Day Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0 7,685,395 48.8 0.81%
1 or Less 6,487,360 41.2 0.79%
Between 1 and 4 1,290,823 8.2 0.48%
4 or More 281,560 1.8 0.18%
Large Rural 0 967,343 56.1 2.11%
1 or Less 630,142 36.5 2.02%
Between 1 and 4 87,944 5.1 0.61%
4 or More 40,408 2.3 0.50%
Small Rural 0 950,444 57.0 1.85%
1 or Less 588,039 35.3 1.79%
Between 1 and 4 95,333 5.7 0.88%
4 or More 34,185 2.0 0.71%
Children Aged 6–17 Who Spend Time Using Electronic Devices on an Average Weekday, by Location and Time Spent, 2011–2012
Location Hours Spent Using Electronic Devices per Day Weighted Frequency Percent Standard Error
Urban 0 5,596,360 14.3 0.39%
1 or Less 20,205,648 51.6 0.52%
Between 1 and 4 9,094,477 23.2 0.43%
4 or More 4,247,018 10.8 0.32%
Large Rural 0 725,940 16.7 1.08%
1 or Less 2,080,449 47.9 1.25%
Between 1 and 4 933,595 21.5 0.97%
4 or More 601,881 13.9 0.88%
Small Rural 0 657,599 15.1 0.78%
1 or Less 2,164,504 49.9 1.24%
Between 1 and 4 1,062,414 24.5 1.12%
4 or More 457,320 10.5 0.67%

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