screen time

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screen time

The amount of time a person spends in front of a “screen”, including TV, computers and video games. Increased screen time in children is associated with narrowing of retinal arteriolar calibre, which may be a surrogate marker for future risk of cardiovascular disease. Physical activity, in contrast, is associated with a wider mean retinal arteriolar calibre.

screen time

The number of hours that a person spends each day in front of a computer, or watching movies or television, or playing video games.
See also: time
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