Associations Between Content Types of Early Media Exposure and Subsequent Attentional Problems

  title={Associations Between Content Types of Early Media Exposure and Subsequent Attentional Problems},
  author={Frederick J. Zimmerman and Dimitri A. Christakis},
  pages={986 - 992}
OBJECTIVE Television and video/DVD viewing among very young children has become both pervasive and heavy. [] Key MethodMETHODS Participants were children in a nationally representative sample collected in 1997 and reassessed in 2002. The analysis was a logistic regression of a high score on a validated parent-reported measure of attentional problems, regressed on early television exposure by content and several important sociodemographic control variables.

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