Table 393. Classroom, home, and mathematics activities of 13-year-olds in educational systems participating in the International Assessment of Educational Progress: 1991

 ```_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | Percent of |Percent of| Percent of | Percent of | Percent of | Average |Percent of| students | students | students | students | students Country | percent | students |with 2 hours|who watch |who do math |who take a |with positive |correct on | who read | or more |TV 5 hours|exercises by|math quiz at| attitudes |mathematics| for fun | homework | or more |themselves | least once | towards | test |every day | daily | daily | every day | a week |mathematics ________________________|___________|__________|____________|__________|____________|____________|_____________ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 ________________________|___________|__________|____________|__________|____________|____________|_____________ Populations | | | | | | | (comprehensive) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Korea...................| 73 (0.6)| 11 (0.8)| 41 (1.7) | 11 (0.9)| 17 (1.0) | 28 (1.9) | 71 (1.3) Taiwan..................| 73 (0.7)| 19 (1.2)| 41 (1.3) | 10 (0.7)| 32 (1.1) | 87 (1.1) | 79 (0.9) Switzerland\1\..........| 71 (1.3)| 51 (1.1)| 20 (1.3) | 7 (0.8)| 47 (1.9) | 40 (2.5) | 85 (1.1) (Former) Soviet Union\2\| 70 (1.0)| 47 (1.3)| 52 (1.6) | 17 (1.0)| 40 (1.7) | 52 (1.5) | 76 (1.8) Hungary.................| 68 (0.8)| 44 (1.2)| 58 (1.3) | 13 (1.0)| 37 (1.6) | 17 (1.3) | 85 (0.8) France..................| 64 (0.8)| 40 (1.2)| 55 (1.6) | 5 (0.7)| --- --- | 64 (1.3) | 81 (1.0) Israel\3\...............| 63 (0.8)| 40 (1.7)| 50 (1.9) | 20 (1.2)| 12 (1.1) | 36 (2.2) | 90 (0.8) Canada\4\...............| 62 (0.6)| 38 (0.9)| 27 (1.0) | 14 (0.7)| 50 (1.1) | 53 (0.9) | 94 (0.4) Scotland................| 61 (0.9)| 38 (1.5)| 14 (1.1) | 24 (1.3)| 48 (2.1) | 17 (1.3) | 91 (0.7) Ireland ................| 61 (0.9)| 41 (1.3)| 63 (1.9) | 9 (0.9)| 54 (1.5) | 19 (1.5) | 88 (1.0) Slovenia................| 57 (0.8)| 42 (1.2)| 28 (1.7) | 4 (0.5)| 41 (1.4) | 28 (1.5) | 83 (1.0) Spain\5\................| 55 (0.8)| 36 (1.3)| 64 (1.5) | 10 (0.8)| 39 (1.6) | 31 (1.7) | 89 (1.0) United States...........| 55 (1.0)| 28 (1.3)| 29 (1.8) | 20 (1.7)| 50 (2.7) | 68 (2.1) | 90 (1.1) Jordan..................| 40 (1.0)| 24 (1.3)| 56 (2.0) | 7 (0.8)| 34 (1.4) | 68 (1.5) | 77 (1.5) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Populations | | | | | | | (with exclusions or | | | | | | | low participation) | | | | | | | | | | | | | | China\6\................| 80 (1.0)| 28 (1.5)| 44 (1.8) | 7 (0.5)| 78 (1.6) | 63 (2.2) | 79 (2.1) Italy\7\................| 64 (0.9)| 47 (1.3)| 79 (1.3) | 5 (0.7)| 10 (0.7) | 19 (1.6) | 86 (0.9) England.................| 61 (2.2)| 41 (3.2)| 33 (2.8) | 14 (2.2)| 21 (2.5) | 28 (5.8) | 91 (1.2) Portugal................| 48 (0.8)| 44 (1.8)| 30 (1.6) | 11 (1.0)| 30 (1.6) | 21 (1.8) | 84 (1.1) Brazil, Sao Paulo.......| 37 (0.8)| 33 (1.5)| 45 (1.9) | 19 (1.2)| 35 (1.4) | 44 (1.5) | 83 (1.0) Brazil, Fortaleza.......| 32 (0.6)| 41 (1.3)| 48 (1.8) | 21 (1.5)| 31 (1.6) | 56 (1.9) | 86 (1.1) Mozambique, Maputo and | | | | | | | Beira..................| 28 (0.3)| 41 (1.6)| 42 (1.8) | 20 (1.2)| 62 (1.6) | 94 (1.0) | 88 (1.0) ________________________|___________|__________|____________|__________|____________|____________|_____________ ```

 \1\Fifteen cantons. \2\Schools in 14 republics, where instruction is in Russian. \3\Schools where instruction is in Hebrew. \4\Nine provinces. \5\Schools where instruction is in Spanish, in all regions except Cataluna. \6\Twenty provinces and independent cities. \7\Emilia-Romagna province only. ---Data not available. NOTE.--Standard errors appear in parentheses. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, International Assessment of Educational Progress, "Learning Mathematics," by Educational Testing Service. (This table was prepared February 1992.)