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Table 8 Summary of screen time minutes by child gender

From: The impact of different types of parental support behaviours on child physical activity, healthy eating, and screen time: a cross-sectional study

Screen time, by type (minutes) Females Males Difference
(males - females)
Time spent watching TV/DVD Mean = 77.18
SD = 59.68
Mean = 77.61
SD = 69.03
0.43
Time spent using the computer/laptop for non-homework related activities Mean = 42.02
SD = 63.65
Mean = 50.00
SD = 82.49
7.98*
Time spent using tablet or Ipad Mean = 34.26
SD = 56.71
Mean = 32.73
SD = 55.48
−1.53
Time spent playing video games Mean = 6.59
SD = 27.36
Mean = 34.59
SD = 59.55
28.00*
  1. * = p < 0.05