TABLE 3

Mean Ages Assigned to Movies With Either Violence or Sex by Age of Child, Order of Presentation, Parental Monitoring, Number of Movies Seen Before, Child Gender, Number of Movies Watched Past Week, and Parent Age

PredictorAge of Child, yTotal
6 to 910 to 1213 to 17
ViolenceSexViolenceSexViolenceSexViolenceSex
Order
 116.717.016.817.217.117.416.917.2
 215.515.816.015.916.016.515.816.1
 314.614.314.915.015.315.315.014.9
 414.514.214.514.714.915.114.714.6
 513.713.313.613.814.314.713.914.0
 613.413.513.713.614.414.513.914.0
Total by age14.714.814.915.115.315.615.015.2
Parental monitoringa
 Low14.714.314.414.615.315.714.915.1
 Medium14.714.915.115.315.315.415.115.3
 High14.814.915.015.115.515.715.015.2
Movies seen before
 None16.116.016.816.016.616.616.516.2
 1 to 215.115.215.015.315.515.915.315.5
 3 to 514.414.414.714.915.015.214.714.9
 613.713.812.913.914.515.013.714.2
Child gender
 Male14.614.414.914.915.215.415.015.0
 Female14.815.114.915.215.515.815.115.4
Recent movies watched
 None15.415.515.615.915.815.915.715.8
 1 to 214.714.915.115.615.415.815.115.4
 3 to 415.114.914.714.715.215.515.015.1
 5 to 1014.214.014.814.815.115.114.714.7
 11+14.314.813.413.215.115.314.114.2
Parent age, y
 18 to 3414.214.514.114.215.115.414.414.6
 35 to 4415.114.815.115.214.914.915.015.0
 45+15.115.314.915.415.616.015.415.7
  • a Trichotomized into approximately equal proportions of the sample.