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Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television

This indicator shows the percentage of public school students in grades 9-12 who watch television three or more hours on an average school day.

Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television

32.5
29.3
Comparison: U.S. Value 

29.3

percent
Measurement Period: 2013

State: Hawaii

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Categories: Health / Teen & Adolescent Health, Health / Wellness & Lifestyle
Technical Note: This distribution is based on the national average from YRBS, which is a national school-based survey of public schools.
Values are not shown where the total unweighted response count is less than 100. Results from the 2011 Hawaii County High School survey are not reportable.
Maintained By: Hawaii Department of Health
Last Updated: June 2014

Why is this important?

Spending more than three hours a day watching television is associated with physical inactivity among adolescents. Studies have shown that increased adolescent TV viewing is associated with childhood and adult obesity.

Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television : Time Series

2005: 36.9 2007: 32.9 2009: 30.1 2011: 31.7 2013: 29.3

percent

Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television by Gender

Female: 31.1 Male: 27.9 Overall: 29.3

percent

Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television by Grade Level

Grade 9: 29.4 Grade 10: 27.0 Grade 11: 30.7 Grade 12: 30.8 Overall: 29.3

percent

Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television by Race/Ethnicity

Caucasian: 32.7 Filipino: 26.7 Japanese: 28.2 Native Hawaiian: 28.9 Other: 27.7 Other Asian: 24.4 Other Pacific Islander: 26.9 Overall: 29.3

percent

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Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television

Comparison: Prior Value 

29.3

percent
Measurement Period: 2013

State: Hawaii

View All Location Types

Categories: Health / Teen & Adolescent Health, Health / Wellness & Lifestyle
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Values are not shown where the total unweighted response count is less than 100. Results from the 2011 Hawaii County High School survey are not reportable.
Maintained By: Hawaii Department of Health
Last Updated: June 2014

Why is this important?

Spending more than three hours a day watching television is associated with physical inactivity among adolescents. Studies have shown that increased adolescent TV viewing is associated with childhood and adult obesity.

Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television : Time Series

2005: 36.9 2007: 32.9 2009: 30.1 2011: 31.7 2013: 29.3

percent

Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television by Gender

Female: 31.1 Male: 27.9 Overall: 29.3

percent

Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television by Grade Level

Grade 9: 29.4 Grade 10: 27.0 Grade 11: 30.7 Grade 12: 30.8 Overall: 29.3

percent

Teens who Watch 3+ Hours of Television by Race/Ethnicity

Caucasian: 32.7 Filipino: 26.7 Japanese: 28.2 Native Hawaiian: 28.9 Other: 27.7 Other Asian: 24.4 Other Pacific Islander: 26.9 Overall: 29.3

percent

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