TABLE 3

Ordinary Least Squares Regression Predicting Background Television Exposure

VariablesBSEβ
Constant549.4176.61
Child gender (female = 1)−26.8923.09−0.049
Child age (in months)−2.250.42−0.207a
Child ethnicity (Latino = 1)7.9634.830.012
Single-parent home33.7442.410.046
Child race
 African American100.6941.190.124b
 Asian American7.1447.020.004
 Hispanic−75.5143.90−0.050c
 Mixed7.3345.260.006
 Other−15.1739.10−0.009
Family income−4.683.09−0.068
Caregiver education−13.134.45−0.137d