Statistics and Indicators

Meal time behaviours, eating dinner while watching TV, ACT Year 7 students


    Weekly meal time behaviours, eating dinner while watching TV,  ACT Year 7 students, Year 7 Health Survey, 2020-2021

    Respondents to the Year 7 Health Survey were asked to report how often they usually eat dinner while watching TV.

    In 2021, the proportion of respondents who reported eating dinner while watching TV every day was 12.8%. 22.9% reported that they eat dinner while watching TV 1-2 times, 11.5%  3-4 times and 6.7% 5-6 times in the week. 46.2% reported never or rarely eating dinner while watching TV.  

    There was no significant difference by sex of those who eat or never or rarely ate dinner while watching TV in 2021.

    For the purpose of reporting the Year 7 Health Survey data on HealthStats, if the 95% confidence intervals of the estimates do not overlap, they are considered to be significantly different. 

    Persons includes male, female, other and refused sex respondents and may not always add to the sum of male and female.

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    Year 7 Health Survey