Dataset: HBSC-2005/06, ed.1.0

Variable compusewd: Computer use, weekdays

Literal Question

MQ17. About how many hours a day do you usually use a computer for chatting on-line, internet, emailing, homework etc. in your free time?
A. Weekdays

PostQuestion Text

Please tick one box for weekdays and one box for weekend

Values Categories N
1 None at all 60393
2 About half an hour a day 36865
3 About 1 hour a day 37554
4 About 2 hours a day 27877
5 About 3 hours a day 15795
6 About 4 hours a day 8672
7 About 5 hours a day 5104
8 About 6 hours a day 2510
9 About 7 or more hours a day 5588
Sysmiss 5580

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 200358
Missing cases 5580
Minimum 1.0
Maximum 9.0
Mean 2.972
This variable is numeric


C surveys1989/90, 1993/94, 1997/98, 2001/02 (revised: weekly activity changed to daily; weekday/weekend split introduced; definition in brackets added).

Description:  These items measure hours a day spent using a computer and playing electronic games during the week and at weekends in students' free time.


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