PA-8.2.1 Increase the proportion of children aged 2 to 5 years who view television, videos, or play video games for no more than 2 hours a day
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Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of children aged 2 to 5 years whose parent reports that they watch TV or videos for 2 or fewer hours
Number of children aged 2 to 5 years
From the 2005-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey:
Over the past 30 days, on average how many hours per day did your child sit and watch TV or videos? Would you say ...
- Less than 1 hour
- 1 hour
- 2 hours
- 3 hours
- 4 hours
- 5 hours or more
- Don't know
Children aged 2-5: Children whose parents report that their child did not watch TV over the past 30 days or on average watched TV less than 1 hour per day, 1 hour per day, or 2 hours per day are classified as viewing television for 2 or fewer hours during a school day.