Battle of the Sexes

More than 96 percent of survey respondents participate in leisure activities (watching TV, socializing or exercising) during the day with television viewing accounting for half of all leisure time reported for both men and women. Of the 96 percent, men spent more overall leisure time (5.7 hours) than did women (5.0 hours).

Time for sports: Twenty-one percent of men versus 16 percent of women are more likely to participate in sports, exercise or recreation. On the days they participate in these activities, men spent 2.0 hours and women spent 1.4 hours.