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Table 5 Parent screen-time and change in parent screen-time according to study arm

From: Reducing screen-time and unhealthy snacking in 9–11 year old children: the Kids FIRST pilot randomised controlled trial

Screen-time variables Study arm Mean (SD) minutes/day at baseline (week 0) Mean (SD) minutes/day at post-intervention (week 13) Difference in means (95% CI)
Week day TV/DVD viewing ST and Snacking n = 20 165.00 (155.58) 142.50 (155.99) −22.50 (−49.78, 4.78)
ST only n = 22 115.90 (71.74) 152.04 (131.93) 34.29 (−19.22, 87.79)
Snacking only n = 12 152.50 (115.45) 125.45 (65.48) −35.45 (−111.83, 40.93)
Control n = 12 70.00 (43.06) 57.50 (43.30) −12.50 (−37.49, 12.49)
Weekend TV/DVD viewing ST and Snacking 210.50 (168.60) 160.50 (108.06) −50.00 (− 118.14, 18.14)
ST only 173.55 (106.80) 181.90 (101.47) 5.90 (−27.73, 39.54)
Snacking only 145.00 (90.30) 174.54 (94.69) 21.81 (−58.34, 101.98)
Control 92.50 (50.29) 87.50 (56.42) −5.00 (−39.32, 29.32)
Week day computer games ST and Snacking 48.75 (109.99) 25.00 (34.41) −23.75 (−77.03, 29.53)
ST only 61.19 (46.95) 46.36 (49.62) −15.48 (−26.39, −4.56)
Snacking only 42.50 (85.29) 42.50 (80.35) −0.20 (−-93.51, 88.05)
Control 22.50 (52.93) 17.50 (37.20) −5.00 (−42.97, 32.977)
Weekend day computer games ST and Snacking 62.25 (111.21) 35.50 (56.79) −26.75 (−79.69, 26.19)
ST only 103.00 (83.38) 70.91 (71.44) −32.19 (−57.14, −7.24)
Snacking only 35.00 (54.02) 67.50 (169.76) 35.45 (−96.34, 167.25)
Control 40.00 (73.85) 30.00 (54.27) −10.00 (−52.49, 32.49)
Week day smartphone use ST and Snacking 67.00 (66.26) 111.00 (265.33) 44.00 (−77.69, 165.69)
ST only 88.18 (127.63) 153.86 (214.74) 68.81 (−23.61, 161.23)
Snacking only 72.50 (83.35) 56.25 (52.79) −23.18 (−57.32, 10.95)
Control 87.50 (61.96) 60.00 (55.75) −27.50 (−6.46, 6.46)
Weekend day smartphone use ST and Snacking 71.50 (79.62) 64.50 (83.88) −7.00 (−26.68, 12.68)
ST only 97.72 (129.57) 164.09 (211.80) 70.95 (−20.35, 162.25)
Snacking only 42.50 (56.43) 61.25 (78.97) 23.18 (−26.05, 72.41)
Control 103.33 (69.72) 77.50 (65.79) −25.83 (−66.42, 14.75)