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Q: Current U.S. Television Use ( Answered 3 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Current U.S. Television Use
Category: Arts and Entertainment
Asked by: drbruce-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 12 Jul 2004 11:11 PDT
Expires: 11 Aug 2004 11:11 PDT
Question ID: 373092
How much television viewing is done by members of the average U.S.
household in a given day and, most importantly week? The data should
be for either 2004 or the 2003-2004 TV season.
Subject: Re: Current U.S. Television Use
Answered By: tar_heel_v-ga on 12 Jul 2004 12:37 PDT
Rated:3 out of 5 stars
According to AC Nielsen, in 2003, the average American household
watches close to 8 hours (7.58 hours) of television per day, or 53
hours, 6 minutes per week.

They also stated that women watch 5:05 per day, men watch 4:29 per day
and children 3:14 per day

Search Strategy

United State television viewing statistics


TV Basics: Time Spent Viewing ? Households

TV Basics: Time Spent Viewing ? Persons

Request for Answer Clarification by drbruce-ga on 12 Jul 2004 17:10 PDT
Thank you. I actually had these answers already from the same site.
I'll be happy to pay you (this is a first for me) but wonder, given
your abilities, if you can find anything other than averages. I
realized I didn't post this but I am trying to categorize heavy,
medium and light TV users. This means something like this for
individuals rather than household. You did a fine job:

This is what I need (any breakdown by gender or age is a bonus):

<1 hour per week ?%
1-<5 hours per week ?%
6-<10 hours per week ?%

This is what I'm working with:

About how many hours PER WEEK do you spend watching television 
(Open End)

0-10 Hrs per week

Request for Answer Clarification by drbruce-ga on 13 Jul 2004 09:20 PDT
Did you see my request?


Clarification of Answer by tar_heel_v-ga on 13 Jul 2004 12:03 PDT
Let me see what I can find.


Request for Answer Clarification by drbruce-ga on 14 Jul 2004 04:31 PDT
Thank you.

drbruce-ga rated this answer:3 out of 5 stars
The answer was good, but one I already had. The researcher agreed to
find more but didn't. I only paid $2 (more than worth it) but now I
see that I could have tipped him/her if there had been the follow-up.

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