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 Subject: Amount of time average American watches tv Category: Arts and Entertainment > Television Asked by: proffesor-ga List Price: \$5.00 Posted: 20 Jul 2005 12:33 PDT Expires: 19 Aug 2005 12:33 PDT Question ID: 545905
 ```I am looking for basic stats about the amount of time that the average american watches tv. whether daily, weekly.... If its available by age breakup as well great.```
 ```Hello Proffesor, How much time does the average American spend watching TV? According to the South Dakota Department of Health: - 4 hours per day for young children. - Slightly less for older children. - 29 hours per week for an adult male. - 34 hours per week for an adult female. South Dakota Department of Health http://www.state.sd.us/doh/Nutrition/TV.pdf ---------------------------------------------------------------- Television Statistics from the Sourcebook of Teaching Science: ?According to the A.C. Nielsen Co., the average American watches more than 4 hours of TV each day (or 28 hours/week, or 2 months of nonstop TV-watching per year). In a 65-year life, that person will have spent 9 years glued to the tube.? Number of minutes per week that the average child watches television: 1,680 Hours per year the average American youth watches television: 1500 The Sourcebook of Teaching Science http://www.csun.edu/~vceed002/health/docs/tv&health.html ---------------------------------------------------------------- Amount of television that the average American watches per day: over 4 hours Facts and Figures about our TV Habit http://www.chamisamesa.net/tvoff.html Search terms used: "Watch TV" hours American average Typical American spends ? watching TV? I hope this helps! Best regards, Bobbie7```
 proffesor-ga rated this answer: ```Great. Just what I needed. thanks```