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Table 2 The Spearman Correlation coefficients between the studied factors (listwise N = 610)

From: The mediating role of the home environment in relation to parental educational level and preschool children’s screen time: a cross-sectional study

  1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
Outcome variable
 1. Children’s screen time          
Independent variable
 2. Parental educational level −0.119**         
Potential mediators
 3. Access to screens at home 0.088* 0.024        
 4. Descriptive norm for children’s screen time 0.344*** −0.099* 0.118*       
 5. Satisfaction of children’s screen time −0.299*** −0.048 −0.063 −0.157***      
 6. Rules for limiting children’s screen time 0.100* −0.011 0.026 0.198*** −0.153***     
 7. Parental screen time in front of children 0.286*** −0.144*** 0.008 0.290*** −0.165*** 0.091*    
 8. Parental importance for limiting children’s screen time −0.246*** 0.116* −0.042 −0.222*** 0.329*** −0.377*** −0.201***   
 9. Parental attitude toward societal pressures for screen time 0.144*** −0.163*** −0.018 0.076* −0.033 −0.075 0.050 0.029  
 10. Parental self-efficacy for limiting children’s screen time 0.257*** 0.065 0.050 0.096* −0.453*** 0.159*** 0.281*** −0.272*** 0.058
  1. *p<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001