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Table 3 Prevalence of problem behaviours for children aged 11–17 years

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

Behaviour N Per cent (95 % CI)
Went without eating or sleeping 190 5.9 (5.0–6.8)
Feel bothered when not doing 615 20.7 (18.9–22.4)
Use when not really interested 1014 32.0 (30.1–33.9)
Spent less time than should with family or friends, doing school work or work 685 21.6 (20.0–23.1)
Tried unsuccessfully to spend less time 662 23.5 (21.7–25.2)
Problem Internet/electronic gaming behavioura 127 3.9 (3.2–4.6)
  1. CI Confidence interval
  2. aFour to five behaviours experienced