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Table 3 Sedentary characteristics of children n = 575

From: Prevalence and associated factors of childhood overweight/obesity among primary school children in urban Nepal

Characteristics Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Sedentary behavior Per week Any weekday Weekend Any weekday Weekend
Viewing television No 41 83 7.1 14.4
< 1 h 302 85 52.5 14.8
1–3 h 187 218 32.5 37.9
> 3 h 45 189 7.8 32.9
Playing computer/online games No 146 196 25.4 34.1
< 1 h 321 157 55.8 27.3
1–3 h 87 152 15.1 26.4
> 3 h 21 70 3.7 12.2
Using hand-held devices (mobiles, i-pads, i-pods) No 100 170 17.4 29.6
< 1 h 300 157 52.2 27.3
1–3 h 138 157 24 27.3
> 3 h 37 31 6.4 15.8
Doing crafts or hobbies (paper crafts, painting, sketching, etc.) No 157 232 27.3 40.3
< 1 h 281 196 48.9 34.1
1–3 h 105 108 18.3 18.8
> 3 h 32 39 5.6 6.8
Reading for fun No 139 252 24.2 43.8
< 1 h 314 215 54.6 37.4
1–3 h 98 90 17 15.7
> 3 h 24 18 4.2 3.1
Sitting around (chatting with friends/ on the phone/ chilling) No 280 335 48.7 58.3
< 1 h 246 173 42.8 30.1
1–3 h 39 55 6.8 9.6
> 3 h 10 12 1.2 2.1