TABLE 1

Frequency of Different Levels of Play

OverallGenderAge
TotalBoysGirls10 y11 y12 y13 y14 y15 y
Daily hours of console game engagement
 None, %25.811.641.918.919.620.527.431.436.7
 <1, %36.031.141.742.942.339.034.629.727.4
 1 to 3, %31.545.815.233.334.133.229.330.728.7
 >3, %6.79.81.24.84.17.38.78.13.4
Daily hours of computer game engagement
None14.212.216.48.49.111.616.416.821.8
 <1, %35.535.835.350.047.035.028.729.125.5
 1 to 3, %41.442.340.438.240.344.544.840.639.6
 >3, %8.99.87.93.43.68.910.113.513.0
  • Percentages reflect adjusted and valid proportions of children at different levels of game engagement as weighted by representativeness across the United Kingdom.