Table 2

Characteristics of participants, aged 2–5 years, from NHANES 1999–2002 by daily television/video viewing exposure.*

≤ 2 hours

> 2 hours


Gender

Male

68.2 +/- 3.0

31.8 +/- 3.0

Female

70.2 +/-2.1

29.8 +/-2.1

Age†

2 years

77.1+/- 2.0

22.9 +/- 2.0

3 years

68.2 +/- 3.1

31.8 +/- 3.1

4 years

62.0 +/- 2.8

38.0 +/- 2.8

5 years

68.9 +/- 3.3

31.1 +/- 3.3

Race/ethnicity‡

Non-Latino White

71.9 +/- 2.4

28.1 +/- 2.4

Non-Latino Black

58.4 +/- 3.2

41.6 +/- 3.2

Mexican-American

72.5 +/- 2.1

27.5 +/- 2.1

Other

64.6 +/- 5.3

35.4 +/- 5.3

Poverty Income Ratio§

0 < 2

63.3 +/- 2.9

36.8 +/- 2.9

≥ 2 < 4

75.7 +/- 2.5

24.3 +/- 2.5

≥ 4

75.0 +/- 4.8

25.0 +/- 4.8


* Estimated percentages +/- standard errors are given. n = 1796, subjects with missing data were excluded.

† P = 0.0003 for the Pearson chi-squared statistic

‡ P = 0.002 for the Pearson chi-squared statistic

§P = 0.013 for the Pearson chi-squared statistic

Mendoza et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:44   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-4-44

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