TABLE 2

Background Television Exposure in Minutes by Demographic Category

Demographic CategoryM(95% CI)
All232.3(208.6–256.1)
Gender
 Female234.9(202.4–267.4)
 Male229.9(195.5–264.4)
Latino status
 Yes243.4(184.7–302.1)
 No229.6(204.0–255.2)
Race
 White217.5@(190.2–244.8)
 African American338.1#(256.4–419.9)
 Mixed237.4(159.0–315.9)
 Hispanic179.6(107.9–251.2)
 Asian American147.6(48.8–246.5)
 Other214.1(140.3–288.0)
Age
 8 mo to 2 y332.4a(277.2–387.6)
 2–4 y261.5c(210.8–312.1)
 4–6 y198.2b(156.0–240.5)
 6–8 y163.0b,d(126.6–199.2)
Family structure
 Single-parent home305.1a(228.4–381.7)
 Multiple-parent home216.6b(193.3–239.8)
Family income (income-to-needs ratio)
 < 1.0355.7a(282.6–428.7)
 1.0–1.99274.4(214.0–334.8)
 2.0–2.99238.3(184.7–291.9)
 3.0–3.99165.2b(123.5–207.0)
 ≥4.0181.8b(143.0–220.5)
Caregiver education
 High school degree or less313.0a(259.8–366.1)
 Some college to college graduate218.8b(186.6–251.1)
 Postgraduate education140.5c(112.8–168.3)
  • Means with differing pairs of letters [(a,b) and (c,d)] are significantly different at P < .05. Means with differing pairs of symbols (@,#) are marginally different at P < .10 . CI, confidence interval; M, mean.