The average teenager spends more time in front of the television than any other activity besides sleeping. Television viewing increases in pre-teen years and declines after age 12. Adolescents aged 9-14 spend over 20 percent of waking hours watching television, compared to 9 percent on hobbies and 3.5 percent on homework. Mar 05, 2014 · The average American watches more than five hours of live television every day. For all ethnic groups, TV viewing time increases steadily as we get older, according to the March 2014 “Cross-Platform Report” released by the Nielsen media ratings company.Author: David Hinckley.
The main culprits: inactivity (these same children average more than 22 hours of television-viewing a week) and a high-calorie diet. A 1991 study showed that there were an average of 200 junk food ads in four hours of children's Saturday morning cartoons. May 23, 2017 · Total Use of Television Data Average time spent watching television (U.S.) 5:11 hours White 5:02 Black 7:12 Hispanic 4:35 Asian 3:14 Years the average person will have spent watching TV.
The average television viewing for teens on Sunday from 1:00 to 7:00 P.M. is 1 hour 13 minutes. A random sample of local teens disclosed the following times for Sunday afternoon television viewing. At α = 0.01 can it be concluded that the average is greater than the national viewing time?100%(6). Television Consumption and Obesity. Across cultures, television consumption has been associated to cause an overweight, inactive lifestyle among high school student across The United States. From a sample of over 15,000 high school students, 43% of those students exceeded 2 hours a day of television viewing on a regular school day.