Table 2
Sample characteristics, household population aged 3 to 4, Canada, excluding territories, 2009 to 2013 (combined)

Table 2
Sample characteristics, household population aged 3 to 4, Canada, excluding territories, 2009 to 2013 (combined)
Table summary
This table displays the results of Sample characteristics. The information is grouped by Characteristic (appearing as row headers), Total (n = 566), Boys (n = 288), Girls (n = 278), Estimate and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Characteristic Total (n = 566) Boys (n = 288) Girls (n = 278)
Estimate 95% confidence interval Estimate 95% confidence interval Estimate 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Wear time (hours per day) 12.0 11.7 12.2 11.9 11.6 12.2 12.0 11.8 12.3
Sedentary time (minutes per day) 436 425 447 432 416 448 440 428 453
Light physical activity (minutes per day) 213 206 219 210 203 217 215 206 225
Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (minutes per day) 69 66 72 71 68 74 66 62 70
Total physical activity (minutes per day) 283 274 291 282 274 291 283 271 295
Total counts per day (counts per day) 269,819 257,280 282,359 275,473 261,460 289,486 263,815 247,749 279,881
Average screen time (hours per day) 2.0 1.8 2.2 2.1 1.8 2.4 2.0 1.7 2.3
Height (cm) 102.9 101.9 104.3 103.8 102.5 105.7 102.0 100.3 104.3
Weight (kg) 17.3 16.9 17.9 17.9 17.3 18.6 16.8 16.1 17.8
Body mass index (kg/m2) 16.3 16.1 16.5 16.5 16.1 17.0 16.1 15.8 16.5
Household income (%)  
$0 to $39,999 20.8Note E: Use with caution 13.2 28.4 24.7Note E: Use with caution 15.0 34.5 16.6Note E: Use with caution 7.3 25.9
$40,000 to $79,999 29.3 22.9 35.7 28.0 19.6 36.4 30.7 23.2 38.1
$80,000 or more 49.9 39.5 60.4 47.3 34.8 59.7 52.8 40.4 65.1
Highest level of education in household (%)  
Secondary graduation or less 13.2 9.5 16.9 9.1Note E: Use with caution 5.5 12.8 17.5Note E: Use with caution 11.0 23.9
At least some postsecondary, less than bachelor's degree 38.3 30.5 46.2 41.5 31.8 51.2 35.0 25.2 44.7
Bachelor's degree 29.2 23.3 35.2 28.0 18.8 37.1 30.6 23.1 38.0
University degree or certificate above bachelor's degree 18.6Note E: Use with caution 11.7 25.6 20.3Note E: Use with caution 11.4 29.2 16.9Note E: Use with caution 9.5 24.4
Body mass index category (%)  
Healthy weight 66.2 60.5 71.9 63.3 57.0 69.6 69.2 59.5 78.9
At risk of overweight 25.4 19.8 31.1 26.8 19.4 34.1 24.0 16.3 31.8
Overweight or obese 7.7Note E: Use with caution 4.2 11.1 8.6Note E: Use with caution 4.5 12.7 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Single-child household (%)  
Yes 18.7 13.5 23.9 20.0 13.4 26.6 17.4Note E: Use with caution 9.7 25.1
Mother's age at birth of child (%)  
Younger than 30 40.4 33.4 47.4 41.6 32.5 50.6 39.2 29.1 49.2
30 to 34 35.7 28.9 42.5 38.4 28.2 48.6 32.8 23.6 42.0
35 or older 23.9 18.6 29.1 20.0Note E: Use with caution 12.6 27.5 27.9Note E: Use with caution 16.6 39.2
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