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Table 3 Media parenting and family context constructs measured in eligible studies (N = 103)

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

Characteristic Number Percent
Parenting Practices   
 Media rulesa 59 57 %
  Time limits 46 45 %
  Screen use in relation to other activities 6 6 %
  Screen use during meals 4 4 %
  Time of day screens can be used 3 3 %
  Media use in child’s bedroom 3 3 %
  Weekday vs. weekend screen use 1 1 %
  Other 17 17 %
 Parent modeling of screen use (including parent-child co-viewing) 43 42 %
 Parent use of screen time for behavior management 11 11 %
 Parent encouragement of screen use 2 2 %
Parenting Skills   
  Parent beliefs/attitudes/intentions about media use 14 14 %
  Parental self-efficacy related to child screen use 16 16 %
  Parent media literacy 6 6 %
Ecological context factorsa 62 60 %
  Intrafamilial dynamics 36 35 %
  Parent cognitions 30 29 %
  Neighborhood/community 13 13 %
  Child attributes 6 6 %
  1. aMore than one answer could be selected, therefore totals may not equal 100 %