How many hours a week do you watch TV?

i.e. On average, how many hours a week do you watch TV programmes? Please include occasions when you are watching TV and doing something else at the same time

I don't watch TV 14% (49)
Less than 1 hour a week 8% (27)
About 1 hour a week 3% (9)
About 2 hours a week 5% (16)
About 3 hours a week 6% (21)
About 5 hours a week 14% (50)
About 10 hours a week (for example, 5 days x 2 hours = 10) 12% (44)
About 15 hours a week (7 days x 2 hours = 14) 7% (25)
About 20 hours a week (7 x 3 = 21) 8% (27)
About 25 hours a week 3% (11)
About 30 hours a week (7 x 4 = 28) 6% (20)
About 35 hours a week (7 x 5 = 35) 5% (18)
About 40 hours a week (5 x 8 = 40) 2% (6)
About 45 hours a week (5 x 9 = 45) 1% (2)
About 50 hours a week (5 x 10 = 50; 6 x 8 = 48) 1% (2)
About 60 hours a week (7 x 8 = 56) 2% (7)
More than 60 hours a week 1% (4)
It's hard to say 5% (16)
None of the above 0% (1)
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Like any other forms of human activity - watching TV and consumption of video content consumes much time in a person's life. Moreover, competing for the viewer's attention, the creators of entertainment programs can also compete with any other forms of human activity: communication with other people, sports, education or reading. There may be different patterns of TV viewing. Person can watch TV and eat food in parallel; perform some mechanical work; person can spend their free time to watch TV or even time intended for any other activities. TV can be a source of information for education, can be a provider of information for human brain or the creator of some additional non-existent reality, in which people on the screen begin to subconsciously perceived as members of the family.

One of the interesting research questions here might be the question: From what area of life the person takes the time to watch TV? What kind of activities person could engage if he would no watching TV? what is the difference between people who watching and who do not watching TV a lot? Life comfort, family size, overweight? Is it possible to speak about a certain number of hours per week N, after which statistics are seen sharp changes in people's lives. Is it possible to prove that watching TV is the primary cause of these changes, rather than a consequence? As an example, in some cases TV can cause loneliness, and in some other can be a cure for it.

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