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Table 1 Baseline (T1) demographic and behavioural characteristics of participants (n = 404)

From: Tracking of maternal self-efficacy for limiting young children’s television viewing and associations with children’s television viewing time: a longitudinal analysis over 15-months

Child characteristics T1
Male (%) 53.6 %
Mean (SD) age (months) 3.8 (1.3)
Child temperament (%)  
 Much easier than average 15.6 %
 Easier than average 40.9 %
 Average 35.7 %
 More/much more difficult than average 7.7 %
Any television viewing time 58.4 %
Mother characteristics  
Mean age (years) 32.3 (4.3)
Maternal education (%)  
 Low (≤ secondary school) 19.6 %
 Medium (trade or certificate qualification) 24.6 %
 High (university degree +) 55.8 %
Physical activity (≥150 mins/week) 83.9 %
Mean (SD) television viewing (mins/week) 213.6 (141.1)