TABLE 2.

Familiarity and Agreement With the AAP Media Recommendations (n = 365)

Recommendation 1Recommendation 2Recommendation 3
Familiarity with recommendations, %
    Very familiar434652
    Somewhat familiar363232
    A little familiar13138
    Not at all familiar898
Agreement with recommendations, %
    I agree with this recommendation877197
    It's a good idea, but it is unrealistic12253
    I disagree with this recommendation140
  • Recommendation 1: limit children's total media time (with entertainment media) to no more than 1 to 2 hours of quality programming per day; recommendation 2: discourage TV viewing for children ≤2 years of age and encourage more interactive activities that promote proper brain development, such as talking, playing, singing, and reading together; recommendation 3: encourage alternative entertainment for children, including reading, athletics, hobbies, and creative play.