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TVVideo and Computer GamesComputerTotal Screen TimeReading TimePassive TravelOccupational/Educational SBSitting during mealsLeisure timeSitting during hobbiesPhone/textingSitting for socializingListening to musicSitting while doing household tasksSitting while caringSitting TimeTotal SBQuality of SB (e.g. violence, etc)
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Questionnaire NameNational/International SurveyURL (if available)Age RangeNumber of questions/itemsCountries of useDuration/Breadth of useCriterion measureValidity (Yes/no)Reliability (Yes/No)Location of device (Hip, Wrist, Thigh, etc)Question WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityQuestion WordingResponse CategoriesValidityReliabilityNotes/Comments
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Australian National Nutrition and Physical Activity SurveyAustralian Health Surveyhttp://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/ausstats/subscriber.nsf/0/734DF823586D5AD9CA257B8E0014A387/$File/national%20nutrition%20and%20physical%20activity%20survey%202011-12%20questionnaire.pdf2-4 years6Australia2011/2012UnknownUnknownWhat was the total time [child’s name] spent sitting or lying down to watch television, videos or DVDs [yesterday…/on day]? (asked for each of the past 7 days)UnlimitedWhat was the total time [child’s name] spent sitting or lying down to play any video or computer games [yesterday…/on day]? (asked for each of the past 7 days)UnlimitedHow often is the TV off during meal times?1. Never 2. Rarely 3. Sometimes 4. Often 5. Always 6. Not applicableTPA_Q32. How often is [child’s name] supervised when watching TV?

TPA_Q33. How often is [child’s name] supervised on the Internet or when playing electronic games?

TPA_Q34. How often is the amount of time [child’s name] spends watching TV or using the computer (internet and games) restricted?
1. Never
2. Rarely
3. Sometimes
4. Often
5. Always
6. Not applicable
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Australian National Nutrition and Physical Activity SurveyAustralian Health Surveyhttp://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/ausstats/subscriber.nsf/0/734DF823586D5AD9CA257B8E0014A387/$File/national%20nutrition%20and%20physical%20activity%20survey%202011-12%20questionnaire.pdf5-17 years9Australia2011/2012UnknownUnknownWhat was the total time [you/(child’s name)] spent sitting or lying down to watch television, videos or DVDs [yesterday…/on (day)]? (repeated for each of past 7 days)UnlimitedWhat was the total time [you/(child’s name)] spent sitting or lying down to play any Playstation, Nintendo, X-Box, computer or handheld console games [yesterday…/on (day)]? (repeated for each of past 7 days)UnlimitedWhat was the total time [you/(child’s name)] spent sitting or lying down to Use the computer or Internet (excluding games) [yesterday…/on (day)]? (repeated for each of past 7 days)UnlimitedHow much of this time [note: this refers back to answer for screen time] was spent doing homework?UnlimitedHow often is the TV off during meal times?1. Never 2. Rarely 3. Sometimes 4. Often 5. Always 6. Not applicableCPA_Q60. How often is homework done before TV/ Playstation©/ Nintendo© are watched or played?

CPA_Q62. How often [are/is] [you/(child’s name)] supervised when watching TV?

CPA_Q63. How often [are/is] [you/(child’s name)] supervised on the Internet or when playing electronic games?

CPA_Q64. How often is the time [you/(child’s name)] [spend/s] watching TV or using the computer restricted?
1. Never
2. Rarely
3. Sometimes
4. Often
5. Always
6. Not applicable
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Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL)Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL)https://www.capl-ecsfp.ca/capl-manual/8-12 years4Canada, Jersey2010-UnknownUnknown
When answering the following questions, please tell us about what you did LAST WEEK.

On a school day, how many hours did you watch TV?

On a weekend day, how many hours did you watch TV?
I did not watch TV on school/weekend days
Less than 1 hour
1 hour
2 hours
3 hours
4 hours
5 or more hours
When answering the following questions, please tell us about what you did LAST WEEK.

On a school day, how many hours did you play video or computer games or use a computer for something that was not school work?

On a weekend day, how many hours did you play video or computer games or use a computer for something that was not school work?
I did not play video/computer games or use a computer other than for school work
on school/weekend days
Less than 1 hour
1 hour
2 hours
3 hours
4 hours
5 or more hours
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Sedentary activities (SAC)Canadian Community Health Survey 2015http://www23.statcan.gc.ca/imdb/p2SV.pl?Function=getSurvey&Id=23885412+ years4Canada2015-UnknownUnknownIn the last 7 days, how much of your free time did you spend:

watching TV, DVDs, movies or Internet videos? Please do not include time spent watching while exercising.
Min = 0; Max = 95.0(In the last 7 days, how much of your free time did you spend):

playing other video or computer games? Include games played on a game console, computer or hand-held electronic device such as a tablet or smart phone.
Min = 0; Max = 95.0[Excluding the activities you have already reported, in] the last 7 days, how much of your free time did you spend on a computer, tablet or smart phone, doing activities such as surfing the Internet, emailing, using Facebook or doing homework?Min = 0; Max = 95.0Now, a few additional questions about activities you do in your leisure time, that is, activities not at work nor during class time nor during transportation.

Some of these activities may appear similar, but please only report your activity once.

In the last 7 days, how much of your free time did you spend:

reading books, magazines or newspapers, including in electronic formats? Include time spent reading as part of your homework, but do not include time spent reading at work, during class time, during transportation or while exercising.
Min = 0; Max = 95.0
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Children's Physical Activity (CPA)Canadian Health Measures Survey 2014/2015B7=HIPERVINCULO("http://www23.statcan.gc.ca/imdb/pIX.pl?Function=showStaticArchiveHTML&fl=http://www23.statcan.gc.ca/imdb-bmdi/instrument/5071_Q1_V4-eng.htm&Item_Id=152604","http://www23.statcan.gc.ca/imdb/pIX.pl?Function=showStaticArchiveHTML&fl=http://www23.statcan.gc.ca/imdb-bmdi/instrument/5071_Q1_V4-eng.htm&Item_Id=152604")3-11 years2Canada2014/2015UnknownUnknownOn average, about how many hours a day does he watch TV or videos or play video games?1 Doesn't watch TV or videos or play video games
2 Less than 1 hour a day
3 1 to less than 3 hours a day
4 3 to less than 5 hours a day
5 5 to less than 7 hours a day
6 7 or more hours a day
DK, RF
On average, about how many hours a day does he watch TV or videos or play video games?1 Doesn't watch TV or videos or play video games
2 Less than 1 hour a day
3 1 to less than 3 hours a day
4 3 to less than 5 hours a day
5 5 to less than 7 hours a day
6 7 or more hours a day
DK, RF
On average, about how many hours a day does he spend on a computer, for example, doing homework, playing games, e-mailing, chatting, surfing the Internet? [Include time spent on the computer with an adult or older child.1 Doesn't use a computer
2 Less than 1 hour a day
3 1 to less than 3 hours a day
4 3 to less than 5 hours a day
5 5 to less than 7 hours a day
6 7 or more hours a day
DK, RF
On average, about how many hours a day does he watch TV or videos or play video games? (If under 6, include time spent on the computer with an adult or older child).

1 Doesn't watch TV or videos or play video games
2 Less than 1 hour a day
3 1 to less than 3 hours a day
4 3 to less than 5 hours a day
5 5 to less than 7 hours a day
6 7 or more hours a day
DK, RF
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Sedentary Activities (SAC) Canadian Health Measures Survey 2014/2015http://www23.statcan.gc.ca/imdb/pIX.pl?Function=showStaticArchiveHTML&fl=http://www23.statcan.gc.ca/imdb-bmdi/instrument/5071_Q1_V4-eng.htm&Item_Id=15260412-17 years4Canada2014/2015UnknownUnknownIn a typical week in the past 3 months, how much time did you usually spend watching television, DVD's or videos? Please do not include time spent watching TV or videos on a computer or while exercisingMin = 0; Max = 95.0In a typical week in the past 3 months, how much time did you usually spend playing other types of video games on a game console or hand-held electronic device?Min = 0; Max = 95.0In a typical week in the past 3 months, how much time did you usually spend on a computer, tablet or iPAD,including watching videos, playing computergames, emailing or using the Internet? Include Internet use on other devices and time spent doing homework on a computer. Do not include time spent on a computer at work or at school.Min = 0; Max = 95.0In a typical week in the past 3 months, how much time did you usually spend on a computer, tablet or iPAD,including watching videos, playing computergames, emailing or using the Internet? Include Internet use on other devices and time spent doing homework on a computer. Do not include time spent on a computer at work or at school.Min = 0; Max = 95.0In a typical week in the past 3 months, how much time did you usually spend reading? Include time spent reading as part of your homework, but do not include time spent reading at work or at schoolMin = 0; Max = 95.0
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The Children's Leisure Activities Survey (CLASS)
The Children's Leisure Activities Survey (CLASS)
http://www.acaorn.org.au/streams/activity/tools-validation/index.php#The Children5-6 years12Australia2004UnknownUnknown
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities does your child usually do?

TV / videos
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities does your child usually do?

Playstation / Nintendo / computer games
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities does your child usually do?

Computer / Internet
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities does your child usually do?

Reading
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities does your child usually do?

Travel by car / bus (to and from school)
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities does your child usually do?

Homework
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities does your child usually do?

Play indoors with toys

Musical instrument

Board games/cards

Art & craft (eg. pottery, sewing, drawing)
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities does your child usually do?

Talk on the phone
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities does your child usually do?

Listen to music
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
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The Children's Leisure Activities Survey (CLASS)
The Children's Leisure Activities Survey (CLASS)
http://www.acaorn.org.au/streams/activity/tools-validation/index.php#The Children10-12 years12Australia2004UnknownUnknown
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities do you usually do?

TV / videos
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities do you usually do?

Playstation / Nintendo / computer games
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities do you usually do?

Computer / Internet
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities do you usually do?

Reading
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities do you usually do?

Travel by car / bus (to and from school)
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities do you usually do?

Homework
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities do you usually do?

Play indoors with toys

Musical instrument

Board games/cards

Art & craft (eg. pottery, sewing, drawing)
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities do you usually do?

Talk on the phone
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
During a typical WEEK what other leisure activities do you usually do?

Listen to music
Total hours/minutes Monday-Friday

Total hours/minutes Saturday & Sunday
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COMPASSCOMPASShttps://uwaterloo.ca/compass-system/compass-system-projects/compass-study/compass-questionnaires

Validation:
Grades 9-126Canada, Guatemala2012/2013Actigraph accelerometer (<150 CPM)Yes (total SB only)YesHipHow much time per day do you usually spend in the following activities?

Watching/streaming TV shows or movies?
0-9:45ICC: 0.56; Cronbach's alpha: 0.74.How much time per day do you usually spend in the following activities?

Playing video/computer games?
0-9:45ICC: 0.65; Cronbach's alpha: 0.79.How much time per day do you usually spend in the following activities?

Surfing on the internet?
0-9:45ICC: 0.71; Cronbach's alpha: 0.84.How much time per day do you usually spend in the following activities?

Doing homework?
0-9:45ICC: 0.54; Cronbach's alpha: 0.72.How much time per day do you usually spend in the following activities?

Talking on the phone?

Texting, messaging, emailing? (Note: 50 texts = 30 minutes)
0-9:45Talking on the phone: ICC 0.76; Cronbach's alpha 0.86.

Texting: ICC 0.86; Cronbach's alpha 0.93.
Note: This was calculated based on the sum of all other sedentary activitiesICC: 0.15; Cronbach's alpha: 0.33ICC: 0.79; Cronbach's alpha: 0.88
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Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (2002-2010 )Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (2002-2010 )http://www.hbsc.org/

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alberto_Borraccino/publication/292141301_International_Trends_in_Adolescent_Screen-Time_Behaviors_From_2002_to_2010/links/56aa046308aeaeb4cefada10.pdf
11-15 years6Belgium, Canada, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Greenland, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, Slovenia, Ukraine, USA, Wales2002-2010UnknownUnknownAbout how many hours a day do you usually watch television (including DVDs and videos) in your free time? (asked separately for week and weekend days)Responses were recoded as follows: “none at all” = 0, “about half an hour a day” = .5, “about 1 hour a day” = 1, “about 2 hours a day” = 2, and so forth to “more than 7 hours a day” = 7.5About how many hours a day do you usually play games on a computer or games console (PlayStation, Xbox, GameCube etc.) in your free time? (asked separately for weekdays and weekends)Responses were recoded as follows: “none at all” = 0, “about half an hour a day” = .5, “about 1 hour a day” = 1, “about 2 hours a day” = 2, and so forth to “more than 7 hours a day” = 7.5About how many hours a day do you usually use a computer for chatting online, Internet, e-mailing, homework, and so forth in your free time? (asked separately for weekdays and weekends)Responses were recoded as follows: “none at all” = 0, “about half an hour a day” = .5, “about 1 hour a day” = 1, “about 2 hours a day” = 2, and so forth to “more than 7 hours a day” = 7.5
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Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Assessment Questionnaire (PASBAQ)Health Survey for Englandhttps://academic.oup.com/aje/article/179/12/1493/2739106/Age-and-Sex-Specific-Criterion-Validity-of-the 16+ years5England1991- (validation in 2008)ActiGraph GT1M (<50, 100 and 200 CPM)YesUnknownHipNow I’d like to ask you some questions about time that you might have spent sitting down. For these questions, I’d like you to think about what you have done in the last four weeks, that is since (date of interview – 4 weeks) (when you were not doing your (paid) job)...TVWkHr: In the last 4 weeks, how much time did you spend sitting down watching TV (including DVDs and videos) on an average weekday (that is Monday to Friday)? WESit1H: In the last four weeks, how much time did you spend watching TV (including watching DVDs and videos) on an average weekend day (that is Saturday and Sunday)? hours and minutesTelevision viewing compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of <50 cpm: women r=0.16, 95% CI: 0.11, 0.22; men r=0.16, 95% CI:0.10, 0.21
Television viewing compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of <100 cpm: women r=0.14, 95% CI:0.08, 0.19; men r=0.13, 95% CI: 0.07, 0.19
Television viewing compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of <200 cpm: women r=0.11, 95% CI: 0.06, 0.17; men r=0.11, 95% CI: 0.05, 0.18
Looking at showcard I, which of these did you do whilst working? Please include any
work you did on weekends.
CODE ALL THAT APPLY
1 Sitting down or standing up
2 Walking at work (e.g. door to door sales, hospital nurse work)
3 Climbing stairs or ladders
4 Lifting, carrying or moving heavy loads
IF WorkAct2 = Sit THEN
WrkAct3H
On an average work day in the last four weeks, how much time did you usually spend
sitting down or standing up?
minutesOccupational sitting/standing compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of <50 cpm: women r=0.19, 95% CI: 0.11, 0.27; men r=0.17, 95% CI:0.09, 0.25,
Occupational sitting/standing compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of <100 cpm women r=0.20, 95% CI: 0.10, 0.30; men r=0.19, 95% CI: 0.11, 0.27,
Occupational sitting/standing compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of <200 cpm women r=0.18, 95% CI: 0.11, 0.26; men r=0.19, 95% CI:0.11, 0.27
Now I’d like to ask you some questions about time that you might have spent sitting down. For these questions, I’d like you to think about what you have done in the last four weeks, that is since (date of interview – 4 weeks) (when you were not doing your (paid job)...WkSit2H: In the last four weeks, how much time did you spend sitting down doing any other activity on an average weekday (that is Monday to Friday)? Please do not include time spent doing these activities while at work. WESit2H: In the last 4 weeks, how much time did you spend sitting down doing any other activity on an average weekend day (that is Saturday and Sunday)? Please do not include time spent doing these activities while at work. Non-television sitting compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of: <50 cpm women r=0.20, 95% CI: 0.1, 0.26; men r=0.18, 95% CI: 0.12, 0.24,
Non-television sitting compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of: <100 cpm: women r=0.20, 95% CI: 0.14, 0.25; men r=0.17, 95% CI: 0.11, 0.22,
Non-television sitting compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of: <200 cpm women r=0.18, 95% CI: 0.12, 0.23; men r=0.15, 95% CI: 0.09, 0.21
Total sedentary activity compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of: <50 cpm: women r=0.27, 95% CI:0.22, 0.32; men r=0.26, 95% CI:0.20, 0.32,
Total sedentary activity compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of: <100 cpm women r=0.24, 95% CI:0.19, 0.29, men r=0.23, 95% CI:0.16, 0.29,
Total sedentary activity compared to accelerometer with sedentary threshold of: <200 cpm women r=0.21, 95% CI:0.16, 0.26, men r=0.20, 95% CI:0.14, 0.26
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International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE)International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE)http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.01296229-11 years4Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, India, Kenya, Portugal, South Africa, United Kingdom, and United States2013UnknownUnknowna) On a school day, how many hours did you watch TV? b) On a weekend day, how many hours did you watch TV?I did not watch TV
<1 hour per day
1 hour per day
2 hours per day
3 hours per day
4 hours per day
5+ hours per day
a) On a school day, how many hours per day do you play video or computer games or use a computer for something that was not school work?
b) On a weekend day, how many hours per day do you play video or computer games or use a computer for something that was not school work?
I did not play video games
<1 hour per day
1 hour per day
2 hours per day
3 hours per day
4 hours per day
5+ hours per day
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Scottish Health Survey (SHeS)Scottish Health Survey (SHeS)https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/Catalogue/?sn=7851&type=Data%20catalogue#documentation2-15 years4Scotland2012-UnknownUnknown
Thinking first of weekdays, that is Monday to Friday, how much time on an average day do/does (you/your child) spend sitting watching TV or another type of screen such as a computer, games console or handheld gaming device? Please do not include any time spent in front of a screen while at school, work or college. INTERVIEWER: Reading a ‘kindle’ or reading on an iPad should not be included here. If the main activity is reading then code under sitting doing other activity such as eating, reading etc.

Now thinking of the weekend, that is Saturday and Sunday, how much time on an average day do/does (you/your child) spend sitting watching TV or another type of screen (such as a computer, games console or handheld gaming device)? Again, please do not include any time spent in front of a screen while at school, college or work. INTERVIEWER: Reading a ‘kindle’ or reading on an iPad should not be included here. If the main activity is reading then code under sitting doing other activity such as eating, reading etc.
0-13 hours/day (ENTER 0 IF LESS THAN 1 HOUR OR NEVER WATCHES SCREEN)
And how much time on an average weekday do/does (you/your child) spend sitting down doing any other activity, such as eating a meal, reading, or listening to music (IF 65+: or napping in a chair)? Please do not include time spent doing these activities while at work.
INTERVIEWER: EXAMPLES OF THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE SNACKING, STUDYING, DRAWING, DOING PUZZLES/CROSSWORDS ETC. DO NOT COUNT TIME TWICE E.G. IF THEY WATCH TV AND EAT, INCLUDE THAT HERE OR AT PREVIOUS QUESTION - NOT BOTH.

And how much time on an average weekend day (that is Saturday and Sunday) do/does (you/your child) spend sitting down doing any other activity, such as eating a meal, reading, or or listening to music or [if over 65] napping in a chair. Please do not include time spent doing these activities while at work. INTERVIEWER: OTHER EXAMPLES OF THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE SNACKING, STUDYING, DRAWING, DOING PUZZLES/CROSSWORDS ETC. DO NOT COUNT TIME TWICE E.G. IF THEY WATCH TV AND EAT, INCLUDE THAT HERE OR AT PREVIOUS QUESTION - NOT BOTH. INTERVIEWER: Time spent reading using a screen (e.g. a kindle or iPad) can be included here is the respondent says reading is the main activity
0-13 hours/day (ENTER 0 IF LESS THAN 1 HOUR OR NEVER WATCHES SCREEN)
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Scottish Health Survey (SHeS)Scottish Health Survey (SHeS)https://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/Catalogue/?sn=7851&type=Data%20catalogue#documentation16+ years6Scotland2012-UnknownUnknown
Thinking first of weekdays, that is Monday to Friday, how much time on an average day do you spend sitting watching TV or another type of screen such as a computer, games console or handheld gaming device? Please do not include any time spent in front of a screen while at school, work or college. INTERVIEWER: Reading a ‘kindle’ or reading on an iPad should not be included here. If the main activity is reading then code under sitting doing other activity such as eating, reading etc.

Now thinking of the weekend, that is Saturday and Sunday, how much time on an average day do you spend sitting watching TV or another type of screen (such as a computer, games console or handheld gaming device)? Again, please do not include any time spent in front of a screen while at school, college or work. INTERVIEWER: Reading a ‘kindle’ or reading on an iPad should not be included here. If the main activity is reading then code under sitting doing other activity such as eating, reading etc.
0-13 hours/day (ENTER 0 IF LESS THAN 1 HOUR OR NEVER WATCHES SCREEN)
1. When you are at work are you mainly sitting down, standing up or walking about?

2. On an average work day in the last four weeks, how much time did you usually spend sitting down? INTERVIEWER: IF RESPONDENT WAS ON HOLIDAY OR UNABLE TO WORK ON ANY DAYS IN THE LAST FOUR WEEKS, ASK THEM TO REPORT THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF HOURS ON THOSE DAYS THEY WORKED.
1. Sitting down
Standing up
Walking about
Equal time spent doing 2 or more of these

2. Continuous (ENTER 0 IF LESS THAN 1 HOUR)
And how much time on an average weekday do/does (you/your child) spend sitting down doing any other activity, such as eating a meal, reading, or listening to music (IF 65+: or napping in a chair)? Please do not include time spent doing these activities while at work.
INTERVIEWER: EXAMPLES OF THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE SNACKING, STUDYING, DRAWING, DOING PUZZLES/CROSSWORDS ETC. DO NOT COUNT TIME TWICE E.G. IF THEY WATCH TV AND EAT, INCLUDE THAT HERE OR AT PREVIOUS QUESTION - NOT BOTH.

And how much time on an average weekend day (that is Saturday and Sunday) do/does (you/your child) spend sitting down doing any other activity, such as eating a meal, reading, or or listening to music or [if over 65] napping in a chair. Please do not include time spent doing these activities while at work. INTERVIEWER: OTHER EXAMPLES OF THESE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE SNACKING, STUDYING, DRAWING, DOING PUZZLES/CROSSWORDS ETC. DO NOT COUNT TIME TWICE E.G. IF THEY WATCH TV AND EAT, INCLUDE THAT HERE OR AT PREVIOUS QUESTION - NOT BOTH. INTERVIEWER: Time spent reading using a screen (e.g. a kindle or iPad) can be included here is the respondent says reading is the main activity
0-13 hours/day (ENTER 0 IF LESS THAN 1 HOUR OR NEVER WATCHES SCREEN)
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U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveyhttps://wwwn.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes/12+ yearsVaries by yearUS1999-NoNo1999-2000: Now I will ask about TV watching or computer use. Over the past 30 days, on a typical day how much time altogether did {you/SP} spend on a typical day sitting and watching TV or videos or using a computer outside of work? Would you say . . 2000-2001: Now I will ask about TV watching or computer use. Over the past 30 days, on a typical day how much time altogether did {you/SP} spend on a typical day sitting and watching TV or videos or using a computer outside of work? Would you say . . .less than 1 hour, .................... 0
1 hour, ............................ 1
2 hours, ........................... 2
3 hours, ........................... 3
4 hours, ........................... 4
5 hours or more, or .................. 5
{you do/s/he does} not watch TV or videos
or use a computer outside of work? .... 6
REFUSED ......................... 7
DON'T KNOW ...................... 9
2007-2008: The following question is about sitting or reclining at work, at home, or at school. Include time spent sitting at a desk, sitting with friends, traveling in a car, bus, or train, reading, playing cards, watching television, or using a computer. Do not include time spent sleeping. How much time {do you/does SP} usually spend sitting or reclining on a typical day?
2009-2012: The following question is about sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television, or using a computer. Do not include time spent sleeping. How much time {do you/does SP} usually spend sitting on a typical day? 2013-2014: The following question is about sitting at school, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television, or using a computer. Do not include time spent sleeping. How much time {do you/does SP} usually spend sitting on a typical day?
Hours and minutes
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Youth Risk Behavior SurveyYouth Risk Behavior SurveyQuestionnaire details: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/index.htm

Validation: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1746-1561.2004.tb06632.x/abstract

Reliability: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1054139X02003397
13-18 years2USATV: 1999-
Computer: 2007- (examples have been updated to include tablets, smart phones and social media)
7-day activity logYesYesOn an average school day, how many hours do you watch TV?A. I do not watch TV on an average school day
B. Less than 1 hour per day
C. 1 hour per day
D. 2 hours per day
E. 3 hours per day
F. 4 hours per day
G. 5 or more hours per day
In comparison to 7-day log, r=0.68, p<0.001Kappa=0.47; Spearman r: 0.68, p<0.001On an average school day, how many hours do you play video or computer games or use a computer for something that is not school work? (Count time spent on things such as Xbox, PlayStation, an iPad or other tablet, a smartphone, texting, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, or other social media.)A. I do not play video or computer games or use a computer for something that is not school work
B. Less than 1 hour per day
C. 1 hour per day
D. 2 hours per day
E. 3 hours per day
F. 4 hours per day
G. 5 or more hours per day
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Youth Smoking Survey (2008/2009)Youth Smoking Survey (2008/2009)https://uwaterloo.ca/canadian-student-tobacco-alcohol-drugs-survey/information-researchers/questionnaire-archive/0809-yss-mod11-18 years4Canada2008/2009UnknownUnknownOn average, about how many hours a day do you do the following in your free time?
a)Watch TV or videos
None, Less than 1 hour a day, 1 to 2 hours a day, More than 2 but less than 5 hours a day, 5 or more hours a day.On average, about how many hours a day do you do the following in your free time?
b)Play video games
None, Less than 1 hour a day, 1 to 2 hours a day, More than 2 but less than 5 hours a day, 5 or more hours a day.On average, about how many hours a day do you do the following in your free time?
c)Play/surf on a computer
None, Less than 1 hour a day, 1 to 2 hours a day, More than 2 but less than 5 hours a day, 5 or more hours a day.On average, about how many hours a day do you do the following in your free time?
d)Read for fun
None, Less than 1 hour a day, 1 to 2 hours a day, More than 2 but less than 5 hours a day, 5 or more hours a day.
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