Dataset: HBSC-2005/06, ed.1.0

Variable playgamewe: Play computer games, weekend

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?
B. Weekends

PostQuestion Text

Please tick one box for weekdays and one box for weekend

Values Categories N
1 None at all 50517
2 About half an hour a day 27281
3 About 1 hour a day 30099
4 About 2 hours a day 28708
5 About 3 hours a day 20102
6 About 4 hours a day 14363
7 About 5 hours a day 9498
8 About 6 hours a day 5792
9 About 7 or more hours a day 11647

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 198007
Missing cases 7931
Minimum 1.0
Maximum 9.0
Mean 3.609
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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