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Children spent triple the recommended screen time during pandemic: Ontario study

Children spent triple the recommended screen time during pandemic: Ontario study
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TORONTO -- According to an Ontario study, children were spending nearly triple the recommended time on screens during the pandemic, something that may be connected to school closures and parental stress levels.

Parents who participated in the study reported that their children were spending an average of almost six hours of screen time every day, with some children spending up to 13 hours in a single day on screens.

The Canadian Pediatric Society recommends that children over five years of age keep their screen time to around two hours a day.
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