Increased use of technology by children has contributed to lack of exercise 2016

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the increased use of technology such as smartphones and tablets by children and the decrease in exercise in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016. Of respondents, 49 percent strongly agree that the increased use of technology by children has contributed to a decrease in the amount of exercise they do.

To what extent do you agree or disagree that increased use of technology such as smartphones and tablets by children has contributed to a decrease in the amount of exercise they do?

Share of respondents
Strongly agree49%
Tend to agree38%
Tend to disagree7%
Strongly disagree2%
Don't know4%
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Source

Release date

March 2016

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

March 2 to 6, 2016

Number of respondents

1,039 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Parents with children aged 18 years and under

Method of interview

Online survey

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