Table 3
Sample characteristics, household population aged 5, Canada, excluding territories, 2009 to 2013 (combined)

Table 3
Sample characteristics, household population aged 5, 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 = 299), Boys (n = 143), Girls (n = 156), Estimate and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Characteristic Total (n = 299) Boys (n = 143) Girls (n = 156)
Estimate 95% confidence interval Estimate 95% confidence interval Estimate 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Wear time (hours per day) 12.4 12.1 12.7 12.6 12.2 13.0 12.2 11.8 12.5
Sedentary time (minutes per day) 458 444 472 463 447 478 453 434 472
Light physical activity (minutes per day) 211 202 219 213 202 223 208 196 221
Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (minutes per day) 75 70 80 81 77 85 68Note  62 74
Total physical activity (minutes per day) 287 276 298 295 282 308 278 261 294
Total counts per day (counts per day) 292,597 275,272 309,922 313,668 296,800 330,536 269,777Note  246,713 292,842
Average screen time (hours per day) 2.2 1.8 2.6 2.1 1.7 2.6 2.3 1.6 3.1
Height (cm) 113.0 111.6 114.8 112.8 110.7 115.6 113.3 111.7 115.4
Weight (kg) 21.0 20.0 22.2 21.2 20.1 22.8 20.6 19.5 22.1
Body mass index (kg/m2) 16.3 15.9 16.9 16.6 16.1 17.3 15.9 15.4 16.7
Household income (%)  
$0 to $39,999 19.2Note E: Use with caution 12.0 26.5 23.8Note E: Use with caution 13.5 34.0 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
$40,000 to $79,999 32.7Note E: Use with caution 21.1 44.3 32.4Note E: Use with caution 19.4 45.4 33.0Note E: Use with caution 16.0 50.1
$80,000 or more 48.0 38.9 57.2 43.8 32.5 55.1 52.6 41.8 63.4
Highest level of education in household (%)  
Secondary graduation or less 10.8Note E: Use with caution 5.6 16.0 14.9Note E: Use with caution 7.3 22.5 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
At least some postsecondary, less than bachelor's degree 40.8 30.6 50.9 31.6Note E: Use with caution 19.3 43.9 50.7 36.2 65.2
Bachelor's degree 29.2 20.6 37.8 31.2Note E: Use with caution 16.8 45.6 27.0 20.5 33.6
University degree or certificate above bachelor's degree 17.7Note E: Use with caution 8.7 26.8 22.0Note E: Use with caution 11.2 32.7 Note F: too unreliable to be published Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Body mass index category (%)  
Healthy weight 68.7 58.9 78.5 67.4 54.4 80.4 70.1 59.4 80.8
Overweight or obese 31.3 21.5 41.1 32.6Note E: Use with caution 19.6 45.6 29.9Note E: Use with caution 19.2 40.6
Single-child household (%)  
Yes 18.4Note E: Use with caution 10.8 26.1 12.9Note E: Use with caution 5.6 20.2 24.4Note E: Use with caution 11.2 37.6
Mother's age at birth of child (%)  
Younger than 30 38.1 26.7 49.4 45.7 34.5 56.8 29.8Note E: Use with caution 15.0 44.6
30 to 34 29.2 22.0 36.5 25.4 16.9 33.9 33.4Note E: Use with caution 20.1 46.7
35 or older 30.4 19.7 41.1 24.5Note E: Use with caution 11.8 37.2 36.8Note E: Use with caution 22.0 51.5
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