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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the sample

From: How parents can affect excessive spending of time on screen-based activities

  N (%)
Country Slovak Republic 488 (53.9)
Czech Republic 418 (46.1)
Gender Boys 478 (52.8)
Girls 428 (47.2)
Age (grade) 11-years old (5th grade) 458 (50.6)
15-years old (9th grade) 448 (49.4)
TV located in bedroom Yes 470 (52.6)
No 424 (47.4)
PC located in bedroom Yes 661 (73.4)
No 240 (26.6)
Family completeness Complete intact family 704 (80.1)
Complete mixed family 103 (11.7)
Incomplete family 72 (8.2)
Parents apply rules about time spent watching TV Rarely-never 518 (63.9)
Every day-almost every day 293 (36.1)
Parents apply rules about content of TV programmes Rarely-never 563 (69.6)
Every day-almost every day 246 (30.4)
Watching TV together with parents Every day 226 (25.3)
Most days 666 (74.7)
Parents apply rules about time spent with a computer Rarely-never 446 (55.5)
Every day-almost every day 357 (44.5)
Parents apply rules about the content of computer work Rarely-never 531 (66.8)
Every day-almost every day 264 (33.2)
Watching TV Less than 2 hours a day 305 (36.0)
2 or more hours a day 543 (64.0)
Computer use Less than 2 hours a day 340 (40.2)
2 or more hours a day 506 (59.8)