21%

of American students in grades 9-12 reported in 2017 watching three or more hours of television on an average school day

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Additional Information: This figure has declined from 2011, when 32 percent of students this age reported watching three or more hours of TV on an average school day.
Reference: For more information, read the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis, "Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2017." "Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2017."

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