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Screen time and risk behaviors in 10- to 16-year-old Canadian youth
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Preventive Medicine 52 (2) pg 97-98
Objective: To examine the relationship between screen time, including television, computer, and video game use, and participation in risky behaviors, among Canadian youth in grades 6-10.Design: Survey study.Subjects and Setting: Nationally representative sample of 8,215 Canadian youth, enrolled in grades 6-10, participating in ccontinued
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Age Group:
Adolescence (13-17 yrs), School Age (6-12 yrs)
Study Design:
Correlational Study
Source of Funding:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (operating grants: 2004MOP 84478 and 2004MOP-CHI-128223-C) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (contract: HT089-05205/001/SS) which funds the Canadian version of the World Health Organization
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