This tracking survey from behavior change researchers at Marketing for Change gathers data on parent and child behaviors, social norms, rules, key issues and trendlines around topics like COVID-19 vaccines, social media, screen time, guns, child safety, mental health and conversations among families.
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Behavior: Children’s average hours of screen time on a recent Friday, according to parents (2021)
*The number of parents who were included in the “Total” screen time averages differs from those included in the table above, since some parents noted that their children did not have any screen time and were not included in further analysis of this topic.
The N sizes for total screen time are as follows: n = 323 for ages 0-5, n = 396 for ages 6-12, and n = 300 for ages 13-17.