Table 4

Kendall Tau b correlation coefficients for stability of daily TV and VG time between ages 5, 8, 11, and 13

Age 5-8

Age 5-11

Age 5-13

Age 8-11

Age 8-13

Age 11-13

Boys: n = 193

Boys: n = 171

Boys: n = 168

Boys: n = 161

Boys: n = 158

Boys: n = 152

Girls: n = 222

Girls: n = 211

Girls: n = 189

Girls: n = 205

Girls: n = 185

Girls: n = 180


TV Viewing

Boys

0.40***

0.20**

0.24***

0.28***

0.30***

0.29***

Girls

0.44***

0.27***

0.09

0.41***

0.28***

0.25***

Video Gaming

Boys

0.16*

0.15*

0.04

0.13

0.18**

0.15*

Girls

0.35***

0.15*

0.12

0.32***

0.03

0.27***


* p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001

Francis et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2011 8:100   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-8-100

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