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CHANGING TIMES OF AMERICAN YOUTH

TABLE 1

WEEKLY AVERAGE TIME OF AMERICAN CHILDREN

AGE 6-17, 2002-03 and 1981/82

(Hours:Minutes per Week)

 

2002/03

1981/82

Market Work

0:53

2:06

Household Work

5:43

3:43

Personal Care

8:13

5:56

Eating

7:06

8:28

Sleep, naps

68:12

62:38

School

32:27

26:21

Studying

3:58

2:38

Church

1:34

2:05

Visiting, Socializing

4:47

2:12

Sports

2:59

4:04

Outdoor Activities

0:50

1:40

Hobbies

0:12

0:27

Art Activities

0:48

0:40

Television

14:36

15:44

Other Passive Leisure

2:46

0:39

Playing

8:05

7:20

Reading

1:17

1:09

Being read to

0:05

0:03

Computer Activities

2:45

----

0:00

----

Missing Data

0:45

20:06

TOTAL

168:00

168:00


TABLE 2A

WEEKEND TIME OF AMERICAN CHILDREN

BY AGE, 2002-03 and 1981-82

(Hours:Minutes per Day)

 

6-8

9-11

12-14

15-17

Market Work

0:00

0:00

0:09

0:39

0:48

Household Work

 1:21

 0:27

1:31

0:51

1:40

1:12

1:19

1:00

Personal Care

 1:18

 0:45

 1:12

 0:44

 1:13

 1:00

 1:17

 0:51

Eating

 1:29

 1:20

 1:20

 1:18

 1:09

 1:08

 1:04

 1:05

Sleep, naps

11:06

10:41

10:44

 9:56

10:33

10:04

10:29

 9:22

School

 0:03

 0:06

 0:07

 0:07

Studying

 0:05

 0:02

 0:09

 0:12

 0:20

 0:15

 0:24

 0:30

Church

 0:41

 0:56

 0:37

 0:53

 0:36

 0:32

 0:30

 0:37

Visiting, Socializing

 1:01

 1:06

 0:58

 1:31

Sports

 0:23

 0:30

 0:40

 0:42

 0:40

 0:51

 0:27

 0:37

Outdoor Activities

 0:12

 0:23

 0:12

 0:39

 0:12

 0:25

 0:11

 0:26

Hobbies

 0:02

 0:05

 0:01

 0:03

 0:04

 0:08

 0:05

 0:03

Art Activities

 0:11

 0:04

 0:07

 0:04

 0:09

 0:07

 0:06

 0:10

Television

 2:35

 2:16

 3:04

 3:05

 3:01

 2:49

 2:42

 2:37

Other Passive Leisure

 0:14

 0:15

 0:40

 0:54

Playing

 2:43

 3:00

 2:14

 1:32

 1:28

 0:35

 0:59

 0:21

Reading

 0:14

 0:09

 0:15

 0:10

 0:13

 0:10

 0:07

 0:18

Being read to

 0:01

 0:01

 0:00

 0:00

Computer Activities

 0:12

  ----

 0:19

  ----

 0:39

 ----

 0:58

  ----

Missing Data

 0:09

 0:08

 0:09

 0:11

TOTAL

24:00

24:00

24:00

24:00


TABLE 2B

WEEKDAY TIME OF AMERICAN CHILDREN

BY AGE, 2002-03 and 1981-82

(Hours:Minutes per Day)

 

6-8

9-11

12-14

15-17

Market Work

0:00

0:00

0:01

0:22

0:28

Household Work

0:25

0:15

 0:32

 0:18

0:38

0:27

 0:39

 0:34

Personal Care

 1:08

 0:49

 1:06

 0:40

 1:08

 0:56

 1:13

 1:00

Eating

 1:00

 1:21

 0:57

 1:13

 0:54

 1:09

 0:49

 1:07

Sleep, naps

10:07

 9:55

 9:43

 9:08

 9:02

 7:53

 8:35

 8:19

School

 6:46

 4:52

 6:38

 5:15

 6:35

 5:44

 5:52

 5:14

Studying

 0:29

 0:08

 0:39

 0:29

 0:49

 0:33

 0:50

 0:33

Church

 0:04

 0:09

 0:05

 0:09

 0:05

 0:09

 0:03

 0:03

Visiting, Socializing

 0:16

 0:25

 0:25

 0:53

Sports

 0:10

 0:24

 0:17

 0:21

 0:33

 0:40

 0:33

 0:46

Outdoor Activities

 0:06

 0:09

 0:06

 0:08

 0:04

 0:07

 0:06

 0:11

Hobbies

 0:01

 0:02

 0:01

 0:02

 0:01

 0:04

 0:02

 0:06

Art Activities

 0:08

 0:04

 0:07

 0:03

 0:07

 0:03

 0:04

 0:12

Television

 1:34

 1:39

 1:46

 2:26

 1:51

 2:22

 1:55

 1:48

Other Passive Leisure

 0:09

 0:10

 0:24

 0:39

Playing

 1:14

 1:51

 0:56

 1:05

 0:45

 0:31

 0:35

 014

Reading

 0:11

 0:05

 0:12

 0:09

 0:11

 0:10

 0:07

 0:12

Being read to

 0:02

 0:01

 0:00

 0:00

Computer Activities

 0:06

  ----

 0:10

  ----

 0:25

  ----

 0:38

  ----

Missing Data

 0:04

 0:08

 0:04

 0:06

TOTAL

24:00

24:00

24:00

24:00


TABLE 3

WEEKLY AVERAGE TIME OF AMERICAN CHILDREN

BY AGE, 2002-03

(Hours:Minutes per Week)

 

6-8

9-11

12-14

15-17

Market Work

0:00

0:02

0:26

3:06

Personal Care

8:15

7:53

8:04

8:39

Household Work

4:49

5:39

6:30

5:52

Eating

8:00

7:28

6:50

6:25

Sleep, naps

72:46

70:06

66:14

63:53

School

33:52

33:17

33:05

29:33

Studying

2:33

3:36

4:40

4:59

Church

1:41

1:41

1:38

1:16

Visiting, Socializing

3:22

4:19

4:02

7:26

Sports

1:34

2:42

4:02

3:32

Outdoor Activities

0:58

0:54

0:40

0:51

Hobbies

0:10

0:07

0:11

0:18

Art Activities

1:00

0:50

0:51

0:32

Television

12:57

15:01

15:22

15:00

Other Passive Leisure

1:12

1:24

3:21

5:05

Playing

11:41

9:09

6:43

4:53

Reading

1:22

1:33

1:25

0:49

Being read to

0:12

0:04

0:02

0:00

Computer Activities

0:57

1:27

3:23

5:08

Missing Data

0:41

0:52

0:35

0:51

TOTAL

168.00

168.00

168.00

168.00


TABLE 4

WEEKLY AVERAGE TIME OF AMERICAN GIRLS AND BOYS

AGE 6-17, 2002-03

(Hours:Minutes per Week)

 

GIRLS

BOYS

Market Work

0:55

0:52

Household Work

6:44

4:42

Personal Care

9:14

7:11

Eating

7:06

7:06

Sleep, naps

68:12

68:12

School

32:04

32:51

Studying

4:21

3:34

Church

1:34

1:33

Visiting, Socializing

4:46

4:49

Sports

2:14

3:44

Outdoor Activities

0:52

0:49

Hobbies

0:09

0:14

Art Activities

0:57

0:39

Television

14:04

15:08

Other Passive Leisure

3:37

1:54

Playing

6:04

10:07

Reading

1:26

1:08

Being read to

0:05

0:04

Computer Activities

2:41

2:48

Missing Data

0:54

0:35

TOTAL

168.00

168.00


TABLE 5A

WEEKLY AVERAGE TIME OF AMERICAN CHILDREN, 2002-03, BY AGE

LIVING IN FAMILIES WITH A COMPUTER AND INTERNET

(Hours:Minutes per Week)

 

6-8

9-11

12-14

15-17

Market Work

0:00

0:03

0:16

3:11

Personal Care

8:10

7:36

7:48

8:46

Household Work

5:01

5:25

6:11

5:19

Eating

8:00

7:29

6:50

6:25

Sleep, naps

72:57

69:41

66:12

62:18

School

33:54

32:44

33:15

30:21

Studying

2:26

3:31

5:03

5:20

Church

1:55

1:38

1:45

1:20

Visiting, Socializing

3:50

4:54

4:31

7:50

Sports

1:32

3:02

3:57

3:44

Outdoor Activities

0:58

0:44

0:36

0:53

Hobbies

0:05

0:07

0:12

0:16

Art Activities

1:06

1:04

0:50

0:35

Television

11:40

14:27

14:01

14:03

Other Passive Leisure

1:10

1:27

3:27

5:00

Playing

11:51

9:38

6:40

4:58

Reading

1:28

1:42

1:42

0:58

Being read to

0:12

0:06

0:03

0:00

Computer Activities

1:08

1:41

4:05

6:06

Missing Data

0:38

1:02

0:34

0:37

TOTAL

168.00

168.00

168.00

168.00


TABLE 5B

WEEKLY AVERAGE TIME OF AMERICAN CHILDREN, 2002-03, BY AGE LIVING IN FAMILIES WITH A COMPUTER, NO INTERNET

(Hours:Minutes per Week)

 

6-8

9-11

12-14

15-17

Market Work

0:00

0:00

0:08

4:42

Personal Care

8:37

8:08

8:47

8:41

Household Work

3:52

7:16

7:24

9:31

Eating

7:27

6:56

7:16

6:12

Sleep, naps

73:44

71:01

65:47

66:25

School

32:11

34:21

32:55

30:24

Studying

2:35

3:32

3:11

4:15

Church

0:58

1:29

1:15

1:10

Visiting, Socializing

2:47

3:13

2:20

5:25

Sports

1:36

1:40

5:29

3:05

Outdoor Activities

0:32

1:40

1:12

0:59

Hobbies

0:54

0:12

0:06

0:38

Art Activities

1:06

0:19

1:37

0:22

Television

15:33

16:49

18:34

14:39

Other Passive Leisure

1:18

1:14

3:11

5:25

Playing

11:43

7:41

6:31

2:56

Reading

1:06

1:27

0:33

0:18

Being read to

0:22

0:00

0:00

0:00

Computer Activities

0:43

0:34

1:34

2:16

Missing Data

0:56

0:30

0:25

0:54

TOTAL

168.00

168.00

168.00

168.00


TABLE 5C

WEEKLY AVERAGE TIME OF AMERICAN CHILDREN, 2002-03, BY AGE

LIVING IN FAMILIES WITHOUT A COMPUTER

(Hours:Minutes per Week)

 

6-8

9-11

12-14

15-17

Market Work

0:00

0:00

1:52

1:41

Personal Care

8:24

9:02

9:03

7:53

Household Work

4:28

5:05

7:34

6:55

Eating

8:19

7:30

5:53

5:09

Sleep, naps

71:25

71:06

66:39

72:05

School

34:44

34:46

32:24

24:02

Studying

2:59

4:00

3:54

3:23

Church

1:18

2:04

1:08

0:58

Visiting, Socializing

1:54

2:43

2:51

6:36

Sports

1:40

2:11

3:11

2:25

Outdoor Activities

1:16

0:52

0:25

0:35

Hobbies

0:00

0:01

0:08

0:13

Art Activities

0:30

0:20

0:04

0:23

Television

16:20

15:51

20:53

21:19

Other Passive Leisure

1:13

1:20

2:56

5:31

Playing

11:07

8:28

7:05

5:53

Reading

1:10

0:59

0:28

0:17

Being read to

0:07

0:02

0:00

0:00

Computer Activities

0:23

1:13

0:46

0:32

Missing Data

0:43

0:28

0:47

2:09

TOTAL

168.00

168.00

168.00

168.00