Dataset: HBSC-2005/06, ed.1.0

Variable compusewe: Computer use, weekends

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?
B. Weekends

PostQuestion Text

Please tick one box for weekdays and one box for weekend

Values Categories N
1 None at all 58750
2 About half an hour a day 28869
3 About 1 hour a day 30742
4 About 2 hours a day 27144
5 About 3 hours a day 18422
6 About 4 hours a day 12735
7 About 5 hours a day 8048
8 About 6 hours a day 4834
9 About 7 or more hours a day 9376
Sysmiss 7018

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 198920
Missing cases 7018
Minimum 1.0
Maximum 9.0
Mean 3.344
This variable is numeric


Source:  HBSC 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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