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Table 2 Average time spent on the Internet by 11–17 year olds

From: Internet use and electronic gaming by children and adolescents with emotional and behavioural problems in Australia – results from the second Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Average daily time   Internet use on weekdays   Internet use on weekends
  N Per cent (95 % CI) N Per cent (95 % CI)
Doesn’t use 26 1.1 (0.7–1.5) 26 1.1 (0.7–1.5)
1–2 hours 1248 46.2 (44.1–48.3) 1015 37.2 (35.3–39.1)
3–4 hours 780 24.9 (23.2–26.6) 758 25.9 (24.2–27.6)
5–8 hours 575 17.6 (16.1–19.1) 778 23.7 (22.0–25.4)
9 hours or more 338 10.3 (9.1–11.4) 390 12.1 (10.8–13.4)
Total 2967 100.0 2967 100.0
  1. CI Confidence interval