PA-8.2.2 Increase the proportion of children and adolescents aged 6 to 14 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 6 to 14 years whose parents report that they watch TV for 2 or fewer hours
Number of children aged 6 to 14 years
From the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health:
On an average weekday, about how much time does [CHILD] usually watch TV, watch videos, or play video games?
- __ __ __ ENTER NUMBER
- __ __ __ HOURS
- __ __ __ MINUTES
- DON'T OWN TV OR VIDEO PLAYER
- Don't know
Children aged 6-14: Children whose parents report that on an average weekday that their child did not watch TV or on average watched TV 2 hours or less than 2 hours per day are classified as viewing television for 2 or fewer hours during a school day.