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Table 1 Study and parent/caregiver characteristics (N = 103)

From: A systematic review of media parenting in the context of childhood obesity research

Study characteristic Number Percent
 Year   
  2009 5 5 %
  2010 13 13 %
  2011 17 16 %
  2012 14 14 %
  2013 15 15 %
  2014 23 22 %
  2015 16 15 %
 Geographic region   
  United States 55 53 %
  Europe/United Kingdom 28 27 %
  Australia/New Zealand/Papua New Guinea 10 10 %
  Asia 6 6 %
  Canada 3 3 %
  Mexico/Central America 1 1 %
 Age rangesa   
  0–1 years (infant/toddler) 5 5 %
  2–5 years (preschool) 39 38 %
  6–10 years (elementary school) 54 52 %
  11–13 years (middle school) 44 43 %
  14–18 years (high school) 13 13 %
 Study Methodologya   
  Quantitative methods (vs. qualitative or mixed methods) 100 97 %
  Longitudinal (vs. cross sectional) 11 11 %
Parent/Caregiver Characteristics N %
 Sex of parent participants   
  Both males and females 57 55 %
  Females only 20 19 %
  Males only 0 0 %
  Not specified 26 25 %
 Underserved groups targeted in recruitmenta   
  Racial/ethnic minority parents 36 35 %
  Low income/education/socioeconomic parentsb 19 18 %
  Immigrant parents 9 9 %
 Ethnic/Racial groups includeda   
  White, Non-Hispanic 44 43 %
  Black/African American 37 36 %
  Hispanic 35 34 %
  Asian 19 18 %
  Indigenous 11 11 %
Media-specific Measurementsa N %
  Media parenting 84 82 %
  Media use 81 79 %
  Home media environment 67 65 %
  1. aMore than one answer could be selected, therefore totals may not equal 100 %; bIncome or education; includes recipients of income-eligible Federal assistance programs