Dataset: HBSC-2005/06, ed.1.0

Variable playgamewd: Play computer games, weekdays

Literal Question

MQ16. About how many hours a day do you usually play games on a computer or games console (Playstation, Xbox, GameCube 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 64960
 32.6%
2 About half an hour a day 35072
 17.6%
3 About 1 hour a day 35677
 17.9%
4 About 2 hours a day 26856
 13.5%
5 About 3 hours a day 15208
 7.6%
6 About 4 hours a day 8401
 4.2%
7 About 5 hours a day 4869
 2.4%
8 About 6 hours a day 2469
 1.2%
9 About 7 or more hours a day 5781
 2.9%

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 199293
Missing cases 6645
Minimum 1.0
Maximum 9.0
Mean 2.92
This variable is numeric

Notes

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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