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Table 2 Screen viewing time, PC use and smart-phone use for mothers and fathers on weekdays and weekend days

From: Sedentary time among spouses: a cross-sectional study exploring associations in sedentary time and behaviour in parents of 5 and 6 year old children

  <2 h per day ≥2 h per day
n % n %
Mothers’ weekday TV (n = 325) 233 71.7 92 28.3
Fathers’ weekday TV (n = 325) 229 70.5 96 29.5
Mothers’ weekend day TV (n = 325) 159 48.9 166 51.1
Fathers’ weekend day TV (n = 325) 135 41.5 190 58.5
  <30 min per day ≥30 min per day
n % n %
Mothers’ weekday PC (n = 324) 130 40.1 194 59.9
Fathers’ weekday PC (n = 324) 119 36.7 205 63.3
Mothers’ weekend day PC (n = 325) 51 15.7 274 84.3
Fathers’ weekend day PC (n = 325) 106 32.6 219 67.4
  No use Some use
n % n %
Mothers’ weekday phone use (n = 325) 140 43.1 185 56.9
Fathers’ weekday phone use (n = 325) 98 30.2 227 69.8
Mothers’ weekend day phone use (n = 325) 146 44.9 179 55.1
Fathers’ weekend day phone use (n = 325) 94 28.9 231 71.1