TABLE 3

Screen Time: Bivariate Analysis With Weight Status in Children Aged 2 to 5 Years, NHANES 1999–2014

Total (All wt)NW (<85th Percentile)OW (85th Percentile–94.9th Percentile)Obesity (≥95th Percentile–1.2 × 95th Percentile)SO (≥1.2 × 95th Percentile)
n = 6762n = 5084n = 882n = 643n = 153
na (%)n (%)ORb (95% CI)n (%)OR (95% CI)n (%)OR (95% CI)n (%)OR (95% CI)
Screen time
 Television time >2 h2085 (27.3)1533 (26.5)Ref266 (26.7)1.0 (0.8 to 1.2)228 (33.2)1.4* (1.1 to 1.7)58 (37.2)1.5 (1.0 to 2.4)
 Television time >3 h1091 (13.4)777 (12.6)Ref148 (13.3)1.1 (0.8 to 1.4)133 (18.6)1.6* (1.2 to 2.1)33 (21.8)1.9* (1.1 to 3.3)
 Total screen time >2 h4101 (58.6)3037 (57.3)Ref542 (59.9)1.1 (0.9 to 1.3)421 (66.8)1.4* (1.2 to 1.8)101 (66.5)1.5 (0.8 to 2.0)
 Total screen time >3 h2277 (30.0)1664 (29.0)Ref296 (29.5)1.0 (0.8 to 1.2)251 (36.6)1.4* (1.1 to 1.8)66 (43.2)1.7* (1.1 to 2.7)
 Total screen time >4 h1262 (15.8)900 (14.7)Ref170 (17.1)1.2 (0.9 to 1.6)154 (21.1)1.5* (1.2 to 1.9)38 (27.1)2.0* (1.2 to 3.3)
  • Ref, reference.

  • a All N’s and n’s listed are unweighted (raw), and all proportions are survey-weighted.

  • b ORs from multinomial logistic regression, adjusting for age and sex of the child.

  • * P < .05.